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England make hard work of Tallinn test

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Despite securing 3 points, a clean sheet and a firm place at the top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group, England failed to quieten their critics with an uninspiring 1-0 win over international minnows Estonia. The Three Lions enjoyed the majority of possession for the entire game, even having an … Read More

England confident ahead of Estonia test

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So far for England, the road to Euro 2016 has been smooth. The Three Lions are currently sitting at the top of Group E after victories over Switzerland and San Marino, and success against international minnows Estonia on Sunday would cement this position further. Thursday’s victory against the joint-lowest ranked … Read More

Sensational Sidebottom steers Yorkshire to glory

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Yorkshire beat second-place Nottinghamshire by a commanding innings and 152 runs to seal their first County Championship title since 2001 with a game to spare. Veteran and former England seamer Ryan Sidebottom took a thrilling 6-30 to extinguish his former club’s title hopes; Notts were bowled out for a miserly … Read More

Sport | England young guns make positive start

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Alan Partridge once said: “To the untrained eye, this could look like it’s rubbish and I haven’t bounced back.” They may not have ‘bounced back’ with their victory in Basel but it was far from rubbish from Roy Hodgson’s men. With the nation’s regard for their football team supposedly at … Read More

Sport | Yorkshire flourish in Roses clash

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Yorkshire registered a comprehensive victory over their arch-rivals Lancashire at the Roses Match in Old Trafford and consolidated their lead at the top of LV County Championship Division One as they are firmly in the race for their first four day title since 2001. The thumping victory by an innings … Read More

Sport | Resurgent England hope to keep that winning feeling

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After completing a stunning turnaround and winning three Tests on the bounce, England managed (somehow) to take the series against India 3-1. After this triumph, that at some points looked very hard to imagine indeed, thoughts now turn to the shorter format of the game, specifically the five match one-day … Read More

Sport | England romp to victory but can’t get too carried away

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What a difference a few weeks can make; after a humiliating loss at Lords to  tourists India and a deeply disappointing draw, where England somehow managed to snatch a draw from the jaws of victory, the pressure was rising on Cook and his company of under performers. Now there seems … Read More

Sport | England storm to victory

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England picked up where they left off with a crushing victory over India at Old Trafford. After levelling the series with a 266 run win at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, both teams knew that they could take a giant step towards wrapping up the series by taking the encounter … Read More

Sport | Momentum with England as they look to take a series lead

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After drawing level in the Test series against India with a resounding victory down in Southampton last week, England will look to take a 2-1 series lead in the match starting tomorrow at Old Trafford, Manchester.   Alistair Cooks troops arrive at one of Englands traditional strongholds in much better … Read More

Features | Sea-ing the light: Why the English Seaside is the Best Place on Earth

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For a long time, I’ve trusted in the mantra that if you take a plane somewhere, than that holiday is going to be better than the place you were originally. This is particularly true of England, what with it having unpredictable and uninspiring weather, and not much of a ‘holiday … Read More