Tag : england

New Zealand vs England – 2nd Test Preview

6 months ago / 0 comments

What a week it has been in the world of cricket. Some may even say a great week to be bowled out inside one session for just 58. Well, at least that’s what England fans might be feeling as England’s frankly shocking performance in the first test against New Zealand … Read More

Six Nations Opening Weekend

7 months ago / 0 comments

The first round of the Six Nations saw some surprising score lines as well as some of the usual suspects Italy vs England (15-46)  England looked very comfortable against Italy, which most people expected. Anthony Watson was Man of the Match, scoring two tries, but the biggest performance for England … Read More

Automation Threatens to Widen North-South Divide

8 months ago / 0 comments

For years, northern industry was at the forefront of England’s economy. From the industrial revolution which traces its roots from Lancashire cotton mills, to coal mining across Yorkshire and the North-East, Britain was powered by Northern workers. That is until technology began to make more and more jobs redundant, and … Read More

Is Football finally coming home?

9 months ago / 0 comments

Julian Bovill discusses whether Gareth Southgate can guide England to glory at next summer’s World Cup. The groups for next summer’s World Cup, to be held in Russia, have been announced. England, the only representative from the home nations, have been pitted against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. It is the … Read More

Same old problems for England

1 year ago / 0 comments

The harrowing 340 run defeat for England on Monday, being bowled out by an inspired South African attack, demonstrated the limitations this England side has faced over the past 18 months.  A loss after a victory is something that we as England fans have become accustomed to and it would … Read More

The new fiver

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from Daily Echo) By now, we all have seen the coveted new five pound note, once or twice no more. And if we count the people that have had one in their pockets the number diminishes. They are quite slippery to acquire. Obviously, they have only been out and … Read More

Job prospects across the Channel – are languages the future?

2 years ago / 0 comments

In an increasingly globalised and competitive job market, what can students do to help them stand out within a sea of applicants for a limited number of jobs? The answer: learn a foreign language. With this in mind, I travelled to Germany in July to complete a four-week course in … Read More

Don’t be surprised when Americans are jealous of where you live…

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jade Verbick give us an insider’s view of travel in the UK compared to the USA… The United States is well-known for its odd food combinations and ridiculous politics. It is also known, to a lesser extent, for its beautiful natural features and awe-inspiring monuments. While there is a lot … Read More

Southgate’s young England look for Stability

2 years ago / 0 comments

England fans are used to disbelief and shock when it comes to their national team. The low expectations England football fans have come to expect this year, from embarrassing Iceland defeat to the shock of the allegations against Sam Allardyce, are becoming commonplace. For this reason, the England team selection … Read More

Big Sam, big talk, big trouble

2 years ago / 0 comments

The most successful permanent England manager (statistically) of all time has been forced out of his job, and no-one is surprised. A situation which would have seemed ridiculous just 36 hours ago now seems to have ended in the only sensible conclusion, after Sam Allardyce was filmed in a meeting … Read More