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Women’s cricket rising – A review of the 2018 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

Posted: 10th May 2018

This year’s Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack is different. Of course it is. Every year, the almanack evolves just a bit.┬áBut this year, something fundamental has happened. Just look at the front…

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Category: Cricket Annuals

Tag: Women's cricket

All in a good cause – A brief guide to F.A. Charity Shield football programmes

Posted: 26th April 2018

When researching the programmes of the F.A. Charity Shield, like the one for the first one in 1908 between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers then in the Southern League…

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Category: Football Programmes

Tags: big games' football programmes, Charity Shield, Community Shield

One of football’s true gentlemen – A tribute to Ray Wilkins

Posted: 5th April 2018

  It was one of those moments where you take in what you’ve heard but you can’t quite process it. Like many, I’m absolutely sure, when I turned on the…

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Category: Football - Editorial

A revitalised sport or just more ‘ding dong’? – A preview of the ECB’s proposed City based T20 competition

Posted: 30th January 2018

The ECB are going ahead with a new version of domestic T20 cricket based on City franchises. The main thrust of the arguments for this new initiative is that it…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

Tag: T20 cricket

Watch out for the pig’s head at corners – A review of Morbo: The History of Spanish Football by Phil Ball

Posted: 9th January 2018

Morbo: The History of Spanish Football by Phil Ball is the third national football history I have read recently in my attempts to get a bit better informed about football…

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Category: Football - Editorial

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