Tag : england

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

Sport | England come out on top

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There was a general feeling of apathy before the Commonwealth Games began, but the sea of goodwill and captivating performances that followed quashed all that. England finally ended the Australian stranglehold on the tournament, who had finished first the last six times. Here is just a selection of some of … Read More

Sport | England’s Young Lions finally roar

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Alistair Cook must have felt blessed, sweet relief when Moeen Ali took the wicket of Pankaj Singh (who, incidentally, must rank as one of the unluckiest bowlers in his first test ever) on Thursday morning in Southampton to tie up a spectacular, wonderful Test match victory for his beleaguered England … Read More

Sport | Who will replace Gerrard as England captain?

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After a disappointing World Cup, Steven Gerrard has decided to retire from international football at the age of 34. The Liverpool legend was often criticised for not performing on the International stage – something that could be said of the majority of England sides this century – the 114 appearances … Read More

Sport | Captain Cooked?

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England succumbed to yet another humiliating and painful defeat yesterday at Lords against India, losing a Test match that had been set up almost perfectly for them to triumph in. Against a side that had not won away from home in roughly three years, on a pitch that should have … Read More