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Archive: October 2010 (3 articles)

£156,000 for one medal – George Best is remembered at Bonhams

Posted: 23rd October 2010

The catalogue for Bonhams’ auction including 22 Lots of  George Best memorabilia The furry beast was going for my head. A flying cat perhaps? Wait a minute. I’m in Bonhams…


Categories: Cricket - Editorial, Football - Editorial

Tags: Bonhams, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

‘I don’t think there was any malice in it’ – The issue of malicious intent is raised again with Jack Wilshire’s red card tackle in the Arsenal v Birmingham City Premier League match

Posted: 19th October 2010

As if we’ve been too long without the issue of red card tackles and how the issue of intent is relevant in evaluating the morality of tackling, Jack Wilshire’s tackle on Nikola…


Category: Football - Editorial

Tag: Match of the Day

‘He’s just not that type of a lad’ – Nigel De Jong, Law 12 and football’s hard men

Posted: 13th October 2010

Tommy Smith – A feared hard man from the 1960’s and 1970’s That tackle. By Manchester City’s Nigel De Jong on Newcastle United’s Hatem Ben Arfa, has raised the question…


Category: Football - Editorial