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Nottingham Post
Italian summer sun helps Stuart Broad reflect on his Trent Bridge Ashes heroicsThis time there were no sun-soaked celebrations after regaining the Ashes, no a
Italian summer sun helps Stuart Broad reflect on his Trent Bridge Ashes heroics
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 hours ago
This time there were no sun-soaked celebrations after regaining the Ashes, no adulation from thousands over his eight for 15 which all but ensured England would regain the urn. Instead there was a windswept net session as he prepared for his third... Read more
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Sporting Life
Beefys Bets: England to hit backBeefy's Bets: England to hit back Sir Ian Botham expects England to bounce bac
Beefys Bets: England to hit back
Sporting Life / Posted 5 hours ago
Beefy's Bets: England to hit back Sir Ian Botham expects England to bounce back and level the Royal London one-day series with victory over Australia at Lord's on Saturday. England v Australia - 2nd ODI. Click here to bet.Sir Ian Botham: Says... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'Happy birthday to the world's best-looking bald man'Plus: golfing with chavs, the burning to desire to deliver punches to the groin
'Happy birthday to the world's best-looking bald man'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 10 hours ago
Plus: golfing with chavs, the burning to desire to deliver punches to the groin, and other delightful stuff "And always, before you deliver, watch out for a grim chap with a scythe" Beyond the cricket field, few players are held in such high regard... Read more
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Northern Echo
Who is the greatest British sportsman of all time?I know straight away what some people will say – darts isn’t a sport. Well, it
Who is the greatest British sportsman of all time?
Northern Echo / Posted 18 hours ago
I know straight away what some people will say – darts isn’t a sport. Well, it is, and over the course of more than two-and-a-half decades, Taylor has been instrumental in transforming its status from a washed-up pursuit dreaming of its 80s heyday to... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Dhoni, Sehwag to play charity game in EnglandAgencies, London India ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and opening batsman Vi
Dhoni, Sehwag to play charity game in England
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Agencies, London India ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and opening batsman Virender Sehwag will join a host of other international cricket stars for a charity match at the Kia Oval here on September 17. The Indian duo will play for the Help for... Read more
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sportsmole
Botham backs Alex Hales for Test spotSir Ian Botham has claimed that Alex Hales deserves the opportunity to display
Botham backs Alex Hales for Test spot
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
Sir Ian Botham has claimed that Alex Hales deserves the opportunity to display his skills in Test cricket. England are expected to bring in a new opening partner for Alastair Cook when they travel to the UAE to face Pakistan, and Moeen Ali has... Read more
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Sporting Life
Botham expects England success Sir Ian Botham is tipping England to complete the clean sweep over Australia
Botham expects England success
Sporting Life / Posted 2 days ago
Sir Ian Botham is tipping England to complete the clean sweep over Australia and win the Royal London One-Day Series. Beefy's Bets Beefy's Bets: England to win the series 3-2 5/2England are tipped by Sir Ian Botham... Read more
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New Kerala
MS Dhoni, Shahid Afridi to play charity match this month Indian ODI and T20 skipper MS Dhoni will share dressing room with Virender Se
MS Dhoni, Shahid Afridi to play charity match this month
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Indian ODI and T20 skipper MS Dhoni will share dressing room with Virender Sehwag and Pakistani player Shahid Afridi for a charity match which will be played at the Kia Oval in London on Sept... Read more
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New Kerala
Botham calls for end to 'corrupt' IPL Describing the Indian Premier League (IPL) as too powerful for the good of wo
Botham calls for end to 'corrupt' IPL
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Describing the Indian Premier League (IPL) as too powerful for the good of world cricket, England legend Ian Botham has called for an end to the star-studded tournament. According to Botham, the lucrative... Read more
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The Hindu
Dhoni, Sehwag among International cricketers to play a charity match at Kia OvalDhoni and Sehwag will be sharing the dressing room with Pakistan’s Shahid Afrid
Dhoni, Sehwag among International cricketers to play a charity match at Kia Oval
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Dhoni and Sehwag will be sharing the dressing room with Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi and South African ace Herschelle Gibbs. India ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will join compatriot Virender Sehwag and a host of other international cricketers for a... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Marsh wants 'elite group' to oversee gameMichael Clarke says the onus must be on Test nations to ensure people come to w
Marsh wants 'elite group' to oversee game
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 3 days ago
Michael Clarke says the onus must be on Test nations to ensure people come to watch the game Rod Marsh, the former Australia wicketkeeper, longtime coach and selector, has called for cricket's global funding to be overseen by an independent "elite... Read more
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Super Sport
This Week in History: August 31 - September 6 What is so special about 3 000 runs in an English season? And who has batted
This Week in History: August 31 - September 6
Super Sport / Posted 4 days ago
What is so special about 3 000 runs in an English season? And who has batted for five days of a test? How many players have played test cricket for more than one country? This and much more when you... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Botham Comes Up Just Short in Race for Pro-Am PrizeSir Ian Botham produced a trademark late charge to storm up the leaderboard dur
Botham Comes Up Just Short in Race for Pro-Am Prize
PGA European Tour / Posted 6 days ago
Sir Ian Botham produced a trademark late charge to storm up the leaderboard during the closing round of the 36-hole pro-am at the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open at Archerfield Links. Ten-handicap Botham and professional partner, Gordon... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Taylor targets the amateur prizeDennis Taylor is the leading celebrity after the first round of the pro-am sect
Taylor targets the amateur prize
PGA European Tour / Posted 7 days ago
Dennis Taylor is the leading celebrity after the first round of the pro-am section of the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open at Archerfield Links. The former World Champion snooker player carded a fine five under par 67 in partnership with... Read more
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express
The world is MORE dangerous than ever: It's budgetary madness for UK not to defend itself REMEMBER the wild euphoria when the Berlin Wall came down? The UK's defence
The world is MORE dangerous than ever: It's budgetary madness for UK not to defend itself
express / Posted 7 days ago
REMEMBER the wild euphoria when the Berlin Wall came down? The UK's defence should be our first priority All right, it was 1989. Two years later the USSR,... Read more
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Scotsman
David J Russell shares lead on course he created David J Russell and Sir Ian Botham walk off Archerfields 10th tee. Picture: Ge
David J Russell shares lead on course he created
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
David J Russell and Sir Ian Botham walk off Archerfields 10th tee. Picture: Getty ON THE course he designed, David J Russell was worried he might embarrass himself in front of his peers. He also had... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The winners and losers of England's Test summerThere is always a certain flurry in the press box when something of statistical
The winners and losers of England's Test summer
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
There is always a certain flurry in the press box when something of statistical interest happens. Internet archives are trawled, almanacs go flying, grown men start shouting across the room: “was that the most consecutive dot balls to square leg just... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
We revisit some bold predictions from the start of the seriesNOT many tipped England to win the Ashes, with Australia heading in heavy favou
We revisit some bold predictions from the start of the series
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
NOT many tipped England to win the Ashes, with Australia heading in heavy favourites. But not only did Alastair Cook’s men come out on top, they secured the urn in the first four Tests, winning two of them in less than three days. There were plenty... Read more
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Herald Sun
We revisit some bold predictions from the start of the seriesNOT many tipped England to win the Ashes, with Australia heading in heavy favou
We revisit some bold predictions from the start of the series
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
NOT many tipped England to win the Ashes, with Australia heading in heavy favourites. But not only did Alastair Cook’s men come out on top, they secured the urn in the first four Tests, winning two of them in less than three days. There were plenty... Read more
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The Courier Mail
We revisit some bold predictions from the start of the seriesNOT many tipped England to win the Ashes, with Australia heading in heavy favou
We revisit some bold predictions from the start of the series
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
NOT many tipped England to win the Ashes, with Australia heading in heavy favourites. But not only did Alastair Cook’s men come out on top, they secured the urn in the first four Tests, winning two of them in less than three days. There were plenty... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Clemence supports a good causeRay Clemence has two very good reasons to play in the pro-am section at this we
Clemence supports a good cause
PGA European Tour / Posted 10 days ago
Ray Clemence has two very good reasons to play in the pro-am section at this week’s Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open at Archerfield Links Golf Club near North Berwick. The famous Liverpool, Spurs and England goalkeeper is a keen golfer so the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Graham Onions' sporting achievements are huge, and yet he still insists he feels luckyJimmy Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ben Stokes and Mark Wood are travelling in suppor
Graham Onions' sporting achievements are huge, and yet he still insists he feels lucky
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
Jimmy Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ben Stokes and Mark Wood are travelling in support, but then Onions, like them, is an Ashes hero himself. He was part of England’s successful Aussie thumpers of 2009 and was extremely unlucky to play in only nine Tests... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
England loss fails to halt Ashes celebrations Champagne moment: Joe Root kisses the Ashes urn England refused to let the s
England loss fails to halt Ashes celebrations
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Champagne moment: Joe Root kisses the Ashes urn England refused to let the small matter of a crushing innings defeat in the final Investec Test get in the way of celebrating their 3-2 Ashes... Read more
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Daily Mail
BT Sport grab 2017-18 Ashes TV rights from Sky Sports in £80m coupBT Sport grab 2017-18 Ashes TV rights from rivals Sky Sports in £80m coup BT S
BT Sport grab 2017-18 Ashes TV rights from Sky Sports in £80m coup
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
BT Sport grab 2017-18 Ashes TV rights from rivals Sky Sports in £80m coup BT Sport secure rights to Australia home matches for next five years Contract is believed to be costing BT Sport around £16m a year Shane Warne launched obscene insult at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Calming Bayliss makes his mark on EnglandLONDON: The contribution of an unassuming Australian to England's surprise Ashe
Calming Bayliss makes his mark on England
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
LONDON: The contribution of an unassuming Australian to England's surprise Ashes victory has been overlooked amid the euphoria of a frenetic roller-coaster series. Joe Root's batting and inspired fast bowling by James Anderson, Steven Finn, Stuart... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Bell to consider England futureEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
Bell to consider England future
Kingston Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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Evening Standard
England batsman Ian Bell to consider future over coming weeksEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
England batsman Ian Bell to consider future over coming weeks
Evening Standard / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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Gazette
Bell to consider England futureEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
Bell to consider England future
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Bell to consider England futureEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
Bell to consider England future
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Bell to consider England futureEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
Bell to consider England future
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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Sporting Life
The 2015 Ashes by numbers The Ashes 2017 Outright. Click here to bet.Stuart Broad: Leading wicket-taker
The 2015 Ashes by numbers
Sporting Life / Posted 12 days ago
The Ashes 2017 Outright. Click here to bet.Stuart Broad: Leading wicket-taker in the series 18 days played out of a maximum 25. The fewest number in a five-match, five-day Ashes series. 28 players used, 13 by England and... Read more
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Sporting Life
Bell to consider England future England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retireme
Bell to consider England future
Sporting Life / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. The Ashes. Click here to bet.Ian Bell: Five-time Ashes winner... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Bell to consider England future « Shropshire StarBell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, t
Bell to consider England future « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 12 days ago
Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five Ashes-winning campaigns - was hit-and-miss in England's latest series victory over Australia. The 33-year-old was shifted up the order to three after an... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bell to consider England futureEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
Bell to consider England future
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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guardian-series
Bell to consider England futureEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
Bell to consider England future
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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Harrow Times
Bell to consider England futureEngland batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement
Bell to consider England future
Harrow Times / Posted 12 days ago
England batsman Ian Bell is keen to prolong his career but hinted at retirement after saying he will "take stock" of his future in the next few weeks. Bell - one of only three Englishmen, after Sir Ian Botham and Wilfred Rhodes, to feature in five... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ashes 2015: England v Australia: fifth Test, day four – live!Hello. The Graduation Ball (or Prom Night, if you prefer) is one of the most me
Ashes 2015: England v Australia: fifth Test, day four – live!
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
Hello. The Graduation Ball (or Prom Night, if you prefer) is one of the most memorable nights of a person’s life, even if the actual details are usually lost in a fug of booze, mawkishness and injudicious comments to people you’ll mercifully never... Read more
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Goal.com
Ospina shows off his unique bowling skills as Arsenal play cricket - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe The goalkeeper was seemingly
Ospina shows off his unique bowling skills as Arsenal play cricket
Goal.com / Posted 14 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe The goalkeeper was seemingly not as comfortable with a smaller ball... Read more
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Daily Mail
England vs Australia LIVE: Follow the second day of the fifth TestThe Ashes LIVE 2015: England vs Australia cricket coverage from day two of the
England vs Australia LIVE: Follow the second day of the fifth Test
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
The Ashes LIVE 2015: England vs Australia cricket coverage from day two of the fifth Test at The Oval Australia reach lunch on second day on 376-7 Adam Voges dismissed by Ben Stokes on 76 Steve Smith reaches his century after surviving a... Read more
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Herald Sun
The Oval facts and figures ahead of fifth Test between Australia and EnglandTHE Oval is not a ground where the Aussies have too many fond memories. But in
The Oval facts and figures ahead of fifth Test between Australia and England
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
THE Oval is not a ground where the Aussies have too many fond memories. But in the wake of their Trent Bridge humiliation, surely anywhere can be seen as an improvement. The tradition finishing Test to a long series takes the Aussies back to London... Read more
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SportsFan
Will Clarke leave on a high note? Photo Source: PAA Related Links No way. The Aussies have been comprehensi
Will Clarke leave on a high note?
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
Photo Source: PAA Related Links No way. The Aussies have been comprehensively beaten this series ad there has been nothing to suggest anything will change at The Oval. Any... Read more
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Sporting Life
Botham: England can enjoy party Sir Ian Botham is tipping England to clinch a 4-1 series win with victory in
Botham: England can enjoy party
Sporting Life / Posted 16 days ago
Sir Ian Botham is tipping England to clinch a 4-1 series win with victory in the fifth Investec Ashes Test at The Oval, starting on Thursday. England v Australia - 5th Test Beefy's Bets: Alastair Cook top 1st inns... Read more
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Super Sport
South Africa remembers Clive Rice Across the cricketing fraternity, the whole of South Africa paid their respec
South Africa remembers Clive Rice
Super Sport / Posted 16 days ago
Across the cricketing fraternity, the whole of South Africa paid their respects to the country's first captain after isolation, Clive Rice, who passed away on July 28. CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA CSA has heard with great... Read more
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WA Today
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalpA dignified exit for Michael Clarke Stuart Broad confesses: "People have been
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalp
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
A dignified exit for Michael Clarke Stuart Broad confesses: "People have been walking past me in the street doing that face. It makes me a bit self-conscious. But I certainly didn't plan it. It was just genuine amazement." The face. Surely... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalpA dignified exit for Michael Clarke Stuart Broad confesses: "People have been
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalp
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
A dignified exit for Michael Clarke Stuart Broad confesses: "People have been walking past me in the street doing that face. It makes me a bit self-conscious. But I certainly didn't plan it. It was just genuine amazement." The face. Surely... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Relive Alec Stewart's emotional 2003 farewell on home soilAussie captain Michael Clarke will make his final international appearance when
Relive Alec Stewart's emotional 2003 farewell on home soil
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
Aussie captain Michael Clarke will make his final international appearance when Australia take on England in the final Investec Test Match at The Oval, starting Thursday. We've taken a look back at the top six farewells paid at The Oval, spanning... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Any Previous? - Latics v Scunthorpe United Latics take on Scunthorpe United at the DW Stadium on Wednesday, as far as La
Any Previous? - Latics v Scunthorpe United
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 17 days ago
Latics take on Scunthorpe United at the DW Stadium on Wednesday, as far as Latics fans are concerned there are two previous meetings between the two clubs that really stand out. The first came way back on... Read more
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iol.co.za
England keen on 4-1 Ashes winREUTERSEngland captain Alastair Cook has urged his side to pile on the misery f
England keen on 4-1 Ashes win
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
REUTERSEngland captain Alastair Cook has urged his side to pile on the misery for beleaguered Australia in the final Ashes. Photo: Paul Childs Stuart Broad on Monday revealed that England captain Alastair Cook has urged his side to pile on the... Read more
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The Age
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalpGone: Michael Clarke trudges off at Trent Bridge. Photo: Getty Images Stuart B
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalp
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Gone: Michael Clarke trudges off at Trent Bridge. Photo: Getty Images Stuart Broad confesses: "People have been walking past me in the street doing that face. It makes me a bit self-conscious. But I certainly didn't plan it. It was just genuine... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalpGone: Michael Clarke trudges off at Trent Bridge. Photo: Getty Images Stuart B
'There is time yet to make it 13': Stuart Broad eyes final Michael Clarke scalp
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Gone: Michael Clarke trudges off at Trent Bridge. Photo: Getty Images Stuart Broad confesses: "People have been walking past me in the street doing that face. It makes me a bit self-conscious. But I certainly didn't plan it. It was just genuine... Read more
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