Posts Tagged ‘England’

T20 is the reason for England’s bare spin bowling cabinet

Posted on: July 6th, 2014 by Scott No Comments

Spin bowlers across the county circuit are putting their hands up and desperately trying to force their way into the England reckoning. England lost their recent Test series against Sri Lanka without a specialist spinner in the side and look set to enter the India series with Moeen Ali performing the spin role in the [...]


‘The best I’ve ever played’: England fall short against Sri Lanka despite stunning innings from Lancashire’s Jos Buttler

Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 by Scott No Comments

Lancashire’s Jos Buttler produced what some are calling England’s greatest ever One-Day innings at Lords against Sri Lanka – an innings which couldn’t quite drag England to victory. Chasing a winning target of 301, England faltered and were well behind the rate until Buttler came to the crease and smashed the fastest One-Day hundred ever [...]


Premier League like the Bundesliga? No Thanks

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

When two German teams reached the Champions League Final, and not one English club made the quarterfinals, the reaction was inevitable. “We should be more like them”. “The German model is perfect”. “We are so far behind them”. Actually that’s all rubbish. It’s an over exaggeration and overlooks the strengths of the Premier League and [...]


John Terry must never play for England again

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

It has been reported that John Terry wants to make an England return, coming out of international retirement to represent his country again. For so many reasons, the Chelsea man should never be allowed to come back to England fold.   John Terry has brought nothing but dishonour and disgrace to England. He, after all, [...]



Posted on: April 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

David Beckham made it quite clear this week that he is not finished with England. Despite being 38 years old, the former England captain declared publicly that he will never retire from International duty and still hopes that he may pull on an England shirt again. Is that a realistic ambition?   Well why not? [...]