Archive: August 2010 (5 articles)

How many seasons have Everton spent outside the top division?

Posted: 29th August 2010

The Merseyside derby at the start of Everton’s Championship winning 1962/63 season The results of the first GoalsandWickets poll were interesting. To the question as to how many seasons Everton have spent…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Tag: Goodison Park

Come in Number 9. How Stuart Broad surpassed the inimitable John Murray.

Posted: 28th August 2010

John Murray’s 1966 Official Benefit Year Souvenir brochure As I sat listening to Test Match Special, an amazing day’s Test cricket unfolded. First, we had the Pakistani 18 year old seam bowling…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

All washed up at 32? – Why cricketers retire earlier these days.

Posted: 27th August 2010

The news that Ryan Sidebottom will not be offered a new contract by Nottinghamshire at the end of this season got me thinking about the age that cricketers retire these…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

Spurs are through in the Champions League. Wonder what John White would have thought?

Posted: 26th August 2010

John White – Star inside forward of Spurs’ first European title, the 1963 Cup Winners’ Cup First of all, before we get to John White, a comment about that handball. Of…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Tag: Champions League

We’ve got a home game: But we don’t know where! – The development of County Cricket Club’s HQ’s

Posted: 25th August 2010

Park Avenue, Bradford in its heyday with both football and cricket grounds ‘That wasn’t there back then!’ My friend Dave was looking at a huge and magnificent Mosque which took…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

Tags: County Grounds, Headingley, Lord's, Oval, Trent Bridge

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