1. A Case of Heart over Mind for Alan Shearer

    It seemed like the Newcastle dream was dying. Poor results, despair, and, most alarmingly, apathy seemed to have finally put the flames out on the Toon Army spirit...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about over 5 years ago 64 reads 2 comments

  2. Gateshead Thunder-Whitehaven: Preview

    Followers of National League clubs always welcome the Challenge Cup as a break from the somewhat drudgerous group stages of the Northern Rail Cup...

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  3. Newcastle United: A Fight for Survival

    Despite their season-long flirt with the relegation zone, until recently no one seriously considered Newcastle United candidates for the drop. Now, the pundits are tripping over themselves to predict such a fate...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about over 5 years ago 158 reads 4 comments

  4. IPL Auction: Fair Prices For England Players?

    Amidst Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff's headline grabbing contracts in this year's Indian Premier League auction, three other English players also picked up one of the lucrative berths—Ravi Bopara, Owais Shah, and Paul Collingwood...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about over 5 years ago 293 reads 2 comments

  5. IPL Deal Good News for English Cricket

    It was announced earlier this evening that England's international stars are to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a three week window in April...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about over 5 years ago 104 reads 2 comments

  6. Test Cricket: Creating New Rivalries Essential

    Predictions and suggestions about the future of test match cricket have been in no short supply on Bleacher Report in recent days...

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  7. Boris Johnson to Become England Cricket Coach?

    With speculation still rife as to the identity of the next England coach, there are a number of highly suitable candidates that the ECB seem to have overlooked...

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  8. The Tragedy of the Pietersen Debacle

    UPDATE: Following the publication of this article it has emerged that Pietersen resigned his position rather than being sacked as initially thought...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about over 5 years ago 126 reads 2 comments

  9. English County Cricket Must Expand

    It’s a competitive affair being a sport in England these days. Foreign superstars continue to pour into the Premier League, cementing its reputation as the world’s elite football competition...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about almost 6 years ago 600 reads 3 comments

  10. Why the FIA is Killing Formula One

    There are already a number of excellent Bleacher articles detailing the outrageous action of the race stewards at Spa-Francorchamps, who retrospectively handed Lewis Hamilton a 25-second penalty that relegated him from first to third place on the podium.

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  11. Five Reasons Why the Championship Is Better than the Premier League

    The English League Championship is the strongest second-tier league in world football, and for my money, it offers better entertainment and sporting value than the English Premier League. Here are five reasons why...

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  12. Gateshead Thunder Should Stay South of The Tyne

    It has been reported in the Rugby League press this week that National League Two side Gateshead Thunder are considering a move to Newcastle, and even a possible name change...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about almost 6 years ago 633 reads 3 comments

  13. End of an Era: The Legacy of Michael Vaughan

    The cricket world was rocked this morning by the resignation of Michael Vaughan from the England captaincy. Vaughan's five years in charge of England bought much success, with 2005's Ashes triumph the pinnacle...

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  14. England, South Africa Entertain Edgbaston Test Cricket Crowd

    Thursday and Friday produced the two most scintillating days of international cricket this summer has seen so far, with England and South Africa tussling for supremacy in the third test match...

    Joe Williams Written by Joe Williams about almost 7 years ago 885 reads 0 comments

  15. County Championship Preview: Top-of-the-Table Tussle at Trent Bridge

    A new round of the LV County Championship Div One begins Wednesday, with key matches at Trent Bridge and Horsham. The former venue sees surprise leaders Nottinghamshire take on a Durham side seeking their first ever title...

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  16. County Cricket Digest 19th July: Somerset Seamers Triumph at Taunton

    The latest round of the LV County Championship produced three convincing victories in the first division, and has given some definition to a previously tight table...

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