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Archive: May 2013 (5 articles)

The essential county cricket watcher’s companion – A brief guide to The Playfair Cricket Annual

Posted: 27th May 2013

Another birthday, another cricket gift. My first memory of the Playfair Cricket annual was one I was given for my birthday which fell perfectly for cricket gift giving at the…


Category: Cricket Annuals

What a confusing mess – The state of the current domestic cricket fixtures

Posted: 24th May 2013

I was making an effort. But then I saw it. While taking some time out from life on the computer by treating myself to breakfast in a new cafe I…


Category: Cricket - Editorial

‘There’s more to life than avoiding relegation’ – Will Wigan Athletic’s F.A. Cup success provide a boost to the fortunes of the competition?

Posted: 16th May 2013

He was a Wigan Athletic fan on the radio and he was a delighted man. Basking in the satisfaction of the Latics’ brilliant defeat of the mighty Manchester City in…


Category: Football - Editorial

From Fergie’s way to Moyesey’s – How the new Manchester United boss manages change will be at the heart of the Red Devils’ changeover

Posted: 10th May 2013

It had to happen. The day had to come and on Wednesday, it did. After 26 years at the helm of Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson called it a day….


Category: Football - Editorial

Superb hand coloured photos and marvellous dust wrappers – A brief guide to The Big Book of Football Champions annual

Posted: 7th May 2013

I discovered them by accident. They didn’t look that special. None of them had dust wrappers and I hadn’t a clue what was inside them. I’d bought them in my…


Category: Football Annuals

Tag: The Big Book of Football Champions