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Cook has been a faithful servant as England’s captain

Are captains born or made? In Graeme Smith’s case, it would appear to be the former. Captain of South African Cricket at a tender 22, he led his Proteas side for 12 years, notching up more wins than any other captain in cricketing history. What does he have to do with English cricket? As Alastair […]

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November internationals a crucial test for Scotland

A bizarre offside call; Bernard Foley calmly collecting three points from the tee; 35-34. Scotland need no reminder of the last time they met Australia. Woeful England, alongside injury-ravaged Wales and Ireland, had all been knocked out of the World Cup, leaving only Scotland to get to the business end of rugby’s pinnacle. The heartbreak […]

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Wenger will rightfully go down as an all-time great

Graham Greene once wrote that “time lends poetry to the battlefield”. The reign of Arsene Wenger, and his 20 years of moulding and sculpting Arsenal football club, will certainly need the help of time before it will truly be appreciated for what it is. If one were to look on in the current climate, with […]