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Ibet: England’s Habit Of Conceding Looks Set To Continue Against Denmark, Notebook

Ibet: England’s Habit Of Conceding Looks Set To Continue Against Denmark

Although betting heavy on friendlies can be a recipe for disaster as managers experiment before the real thing, there do look to be solid reasons for expecting goals when England take on Denmark tonight.

By | Notebook, Sport | Wednesday, 5 March 2014 at 4:28 pm

For the Union, Eagle Eye

For the Union

David Cameron has just made his biggest intervention yet in the fight over Scottish independence. This may or may not prove to be a good idea.
The PM is a skilled public speaker, but his party’s image in Scotland remains pestilential*, not helped by Cameron’s own background. Unfair though it is, he’s a gift to nationalists [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 7 February 2014 at 4:22 pm

Where are the most expensive streets in England and Wales?, Property

Where are the most expensive streets in England and Wales?

Six of the ten most expensive streets in the North East are in Newcastle, particularly in Gosforth and Ponteland

By | Property | Monday, 30 December 2013 at 2:13 pm

When was the last time England started with no Manchester United players?, Football

When was the last time England started with no Manchester United players?

An England line-up with no Manchester United players. When did that last happen?

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 12 September 2013 at 1:25 pm

Why the real victims of Australia’s cricketing decline are the English, Sport

Why the real victims of Australia’s cricketing decline are the English

How is a generation raised on a masochistic diet of Glenn McGrath-induced top-order collapses and hour after gritty hour of Ricky Ponting’s batting meant to survive on this new uncertain opposition?

By | Sport | Wednesday, 10 July 2013 at 2:22 am

Nike kit deal puts England at No 2 in the world (but which country is top?), Football

Nike kit deal puts England at No 2 in the world (but which country is top?)

As England’s new football strip – made by Nike – is revealed today, new research shows the English FA are now second in the world in terms of income from their kit manufacturer.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 20 May 2013 at 4:52 pm

Great Easter sporting weekends, Football

Great Easter sporting weekends

After the Boat Race and a cracking FA Cup clash, what other Easter sporting memories come to mind?

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 2 April 2013 at 1:15 pm

Brazil are on a steep learning curve – and England represent a real challenge, Football

Brazil are on a steep learning curve – and England represent a real challenge

A new manager, a famous stadium, proper opposition, and the World Cup coming up fast on the horizon? For Brazil, 2014 starts now.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 at 11:31 am

Joe Root helps England see the positives despite series defeat in India, Sport

Joe Root helps England see the positives despite series defeat in India

The post-match declaration that a team will, ‘try to take the positives from the loss and move on’, is so frequently repeated that it has practically become a reflex action for vanquished captains, a usually meaningless morsel of management speak thrown to a hungry pack of journalists. However sometimes the oldest clichés happen to be wholly appropriate.

By | Sport | Thursday, 24 January 2013 at 11:47 pm

Back to the future: Felipe Scolari shows that oldies like Ronaldinho can be goodies for Brazil, Football

Back to the future: Felipe Scolari shows that oldies like Ronaldinho can be goodies for Brazil

Ronaldinho has reinvented himself since moving to Belo Horizonte. The legs are no longer what they were, but in their place a wiser, cannier playmaker has emerged.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 at 3:04 pm

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