Posts Tagged ‘Cricket’

Printing Money With Gavin Horsfall

January 25, 2010

I have the great pleasure of introducing a guest blog by a betting enthusiast (his words not mine!).

This is kindly written by Gavin Horsfall, he is a loyal Coventry City fan, who when not at the Ricoh Arena, will be found in betting shops around the Midlands drinking free coffee and reading the Racing Post.

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Exclusive Interview With Iain O’Brien

January 16, 2010

Life throws many a challenge at all of us in everyday life and Iain O’Brien (OB), the now retired New Zealand international cricketer it was no different.

I caught up with Iain (pictured above) on Friday, to discuss life, moving to England, twitter, English weather and even cricket!!

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2009 – My Sporting Highs & Lows

January 3, 2010

Well another year is over and we’ve welcomed 2010 in our own unique ways, and as the old saying goes ‘hasn’t it flown by?’

Well it certainly has flown by with some fantastic sports viewing to help along the way.

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My Sports Personality Of The Year

December 2, 2009

Spoty 2009

When the BBC announced the nominations for 2009 SPOTY (Sports Personality Of The Year) Award, I felt there was one stand out candidate who would easily be getting my vote.

Amongst the nominations were ten fantastic sports men and women compiling arguably the greatest list since the competition began in 1954 (Chris Chataway, first recipient of the award).

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Dawn Of A New Era

October 9, 2009

When the England squads for the forth-coming cricket tour of South Africa were announced yesterday I for one breathed a sigh of relief followed by a renewed optimism ahead of the tour.

Although the tour does not commence for another month or so and the all important test series not beginning until mid-December as a cricket fan I have more optimism than usual.

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Durham’s Invincibles

September 27, 2009

It can be argued that county cricket is not up to the standard that it should be, but set the bench mark at winning the ashes and it is of a reasonable and acceptable level to say the least.

So to go through the domestic league season unbeaten shouldn’t be quaffed at as a minor achievement neither should winning back to back county championships (2008 and 2009).

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My Ashes Review

September 2, 2009

I decided to take a week or so to reflect on the events of this summers ashes series in England. Now I feel after celebrating an English win and listening to all the opinions offered that I can give an honest and fair review.

It was a great series but overall it was not on a par with the 2005 series we experienced in this country.

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The Ashes Finale

August 19, 2009

The ashes has reached a crescendo and the talking can stop as the fifth and final test is almost upon us.

I can hardly wait, but I’m not sure if I really want to look.

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Headingley In The Sun

August 10, 2009

After my first ashes experience at Edgbaston had resulted in a wash out, the very nice people at Betfair through had allowed me two tickets to Saturday’s play at Headingley.

Who was I to say no!

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Exclusive Interview With Harry Gration

August 6, 2009

This was an opportunity I just couldn’t turn down. I had to take advantage of some time with a legend of BBC North (Leeds), The Rugby League Show and Final Score regular.

Yes it is the one and the only Harry Gration.

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