• Film Review: Deadpool 2

    How do you write a sequel to the highest grossing R-rated film of all time? This was the task given to director David Leitch. On Tuesday 15th the merc with the mouth, played by Ryan Reynolds returned to cinemas in Deadpool 2 to fight the time traveller Cable (Josh...
  • England in 2017: What to look out for

    As England prepare to face one of their most intense schedules in a calendar year, here’s a look at some of the key moments to look out for in 2017. The past few decades have seen the volume of cricket played in a calendar year increase dramatically to the...
  • Unacknowledged Administrator: The Man Who Saw Europe’s Potential

    Dan Zeqiri offers us the first instalment of what will be his regular Wednesday column. This week, the origins of Europe’s success in the Ryder Cup… Last week’s Ryder Cup enthralled viewers with golf played to a near impeccable standard and produced the eighth European victory in the last ten...
  • Report Card: Capitulations

    Sporting capitulations are characterised by a team or competitor surrendering what seemed to be an unassailable lead. Synonyms include ‘bottling’, ‘choking’, ‘folding’ or ‘collapsing’. Pressure tends to bring them about. In fact, they can be quite uncomfortable viewing for the spectator; watching someone’s life goal slip away as nerves...
  • Ashes Tragedy: What Went Wrong For England?

    Ten games later, a whitewash test series, a 4-1 ODI series, a retirement and request to go home left England in pieces. After a 3-0 win at home everyone expected great things from England, or at least a fight. So what happened? Will the T20s follow the same pattern?...
  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Surprised By England’s Woes Down Under

    Not many would have anticipated that England would be beginning the third test match in Perth already trailing in the series by 2-0, but is it really that surprising? Yes, England did win the series just a few months ago 3-0 in our own backyard but it was far...
  • Ashes Preview: Winter 2013

    The technocrats who work at the ICC have blessed English and Australian supporters with a rare treat; an unprecedented schedule of ten back to back Ashes Test Matches. We stand just a few days away from the next instalment in this ‘Double Series’ following England’s 3-0 triumph on home...