British Men at Wimbledon and Life after Murray

It was sad to see Andy Murray go out to John Isner on Wednesday evening in the second round at Wimbledon. This was his earliest exit at his home Grand Slam in 14 appearances, and it could prove to be his last. In this blog I want to look at the British Men's performances at…Read more British Men at Wimbledon and Life after Murray

Batters That Dominate a Series

Daryl Mitchell was out for 56 lbw to Matthew Potts in New Zealand's 2nd innings of this third and final Test of the series. This gives him 538 runs for the series in his 6 innings, at an average of 107.60, including three hundreds and two fifties. His only 'failure' was in his first innings…Read more Batters That Dominate a Series

Root joins the 10,000 Club and what the future holds

Joe Root became the 14th player to reach the milestone of 10,000 Test runs and only the second Englishman to do so after Sir Alastair Cook. He did it in style hitting an unbeaten century in England's victorious run chase against New Zealand. Incredibly he hit the landmark at exactly the same age, to the…Read more Root joins the 10,000 Club and what the future holds

Teams absent from the Premier League the longest

With their victory over Huddersfield in the Championship play-off final last weekend Nottingham Forest have ended their 23 year absence from the top tier of English football. This is the fourth longest absence from the top flight since the advent of the Premier League. With only Barnsley, Swindon and Oldham having suffered longer periods away.…Read more Teams absent from the Premier League the longest

Real Madrid & The Toughest Champions League Runs

Real Madrid completed their remarkable run in the Champions League this year as they overcame Liverpool 1-0 in the final to lift their 14th European Cup/Champions League. It was a victory that looked improbable at so many different stages of this years competition. 2-0 down on aggregate of their last 16 match against PSG with…Read more Real Madrid & The Toughest Champions League Runs