Deep Extra Cover

As some of you may know, I will be covering Glamorgan CCC and Somerset CCC throughout the summer for dedicated county cricket website ‘Deep Extra Cover’. Obviously news is slow in the county game during the winter but I’ve written this article for DEC about the possibility of Cardiff becoming the HQ of the International…

England’s ODI captain

In the wake of England’s crushing defeat in Sydney and with his side 3-0 down in the current ODI series, Alastair Cook gave the strongest indications yet that he may step down from his current role as ODI captain. When asked about his position as captain Cook responded saying. “I’m going to have a decision…

Premier League: Half Term Report (part 2)

After reviewing the first half of the season for the top half of the league in my previous post, I’m now going to turn my attention to the bottom half of the table.* Aston Villa (10th, 24 points) After last year’s relegation scrap, Villa’s fans were more hopeful this season after their young squad had…

Premier League: Half Term Report (part 1)

With all 20 teams in the Premier League having played the same number of games (21) it seems like a good time to assess how things stand for each club as the season heads into its second half. Things are delicately poised at the top this season with only 2 points separating the top 3…

London Marathon

It is exactly three months until the start of the 2014 Virgin London Marathon and (un)fortunately I will be standing on the start line on that Sunday morning. Since getting the call in October* to say that I had been accepted on to the marathon I have had mixed feelings towards my challenge. Obviously I’m…

Ashes 2013/14 – England Player Ratings

England have suffered an embarrassing and humiliating 5-0 series defeat to Australia over the last six weeks and there will undoubtedly be much written about the new direction that this England team needs to take. I am however going to look back at this painful Ashes series and give my thoughts and rating on all…