Tag : england

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

England Battled Away by South Africa

3 years ago / 0 comments

AFTER England’s diabolical performance at the Cricket World Cup last year, Coach Trevor Bayliss insisted his side would embrace the new, fearless brand of one-day cricket proving to be so successful for other nations. Since then, England have recorded one-day series victories over Pakistan and World Cup runners-up New Zealand as … Read More

England secure momentous away series win

3 years ago / 0 comments

ENGLAND will head into their cricketing summer on a high after a deserving 2-1 series win away to the world number one test playing nation, South Africa. However, despite the win, England are still left with many unanswered questions in their top order batting, a problem that has been lingering for … Read More

Cook’s Lions Ready to Pounce on Rebuilding South Africa

3 years ago / 0 comments

AFTER a disappointing tour of the UAE, a resurgent England travel to South Africa looking to take advantage of a demoralised, underperforming and rebuilding number one test team in the world. Despite losing their most recent series 2-0 to Pakistan, Cook’s side are surely to perform better in conditions far more … Read More

A Neighbouring Affair – A Welshman's Perspective

3 years ago / 0 comments

With the draw for the group stages of the European 2016 Championships having taken place last Friday, debut Gryphon writer and Welshman James Felton reviews what prospects his national team have against neighbouring opponents Englandand progressing past their group…  AFTER a frustrating 58-year wait which has seen numerous heartbreaks along the … Read More