The A Team

Four time champions Australia reached a new level of supremacy with a convincing seven wicket win over arch rivals New Zealand, in the cricket world cup final. The success on home soil for Australia means that they have won cricket’s top prize on five separate occasions. The fitting tribute for the Australian captain Michael ClarkeContinue reading “The A Team”

Azhar ALI Set To Be Appointed Pakistan Skipper

The ongoing cricket world cup has not only been one of the best in living memory, it’s also going to the be end of some of the greatest players careers. Kumar Sangakarra, Mahela Jayawardena, Michael Clarke and Pakistan’s Mr reliable Misbah Ul-Haq are to name some cricketing greats who will no longer be operating inContinue reading “Azhar ALI Set To Be Appointed Pakistan Skipper”

The Juan And Only

Juan Mata scored twice as Manchester United ruined Steven Gerrard’s final Merseyside derby with a just about deserved 2-1 win in the big Sunday lunchtime game. The hosts who’s last defeat came against the Red Devils in December, were unchanged – which meant club captain Gerrard would have to come off the bench to appearContinue reading “The Juan And Only”

Fleetwood Fight Back Hits Bradford’s Hopes

Two late goals from Fleetwood meant that the Lancashire side came back from Valley Parade with a point, after being two goals down. The result against the ‘Cod Army’ leaves the Bantams in 12th, all be it with two games in hand on their play off rivals. Bradford who missed the chance of a WembleyContinue reading “Fleetwood Fight Back Hits Bradford’s Hopes”

Record Breaker Guptill Helps New Zealand Progress To Semis

New Zealand’s Martin Guptill broke all kinds of records as he helped New Zealand reach a record equalling seventh semi-final after the Kiwis defeated West Indies by 143 runs. The New Zealand openers quite astonishing 237 not out, which is a new world cup record helped set up a mouth watering tie with South Africa.Continue reading “Record Breaker Guptill Helps New Zealand Progress To Semis”

Pak To Their Best?

1992 World Champions Pakistan overcame the brave challenge of Ireland to earn the right to face Australia in next weeks quarter final with a seven wicket win over the associate nation. In a highly anticipated game which would have seen the winner progress to the quarter final stage – and the loser eliminated, it wasContinue reading “Pak To Their Best?”

Determined Blackburn Earn FA Cup Replay Against Liverpool

Championship side Blackburn produced a dogged display to hold Premiership side Liverpool to a goalless draw in the quarter finals of the FA Cup. Blackburn came into this one in confident mood after dumping out Premier League side Stoke 4-1 in the last round. The visitors Blackburn who are 11th in the Championship again hadContinue reading “Determined Blackburn Earn FA Cup Replay Against Liverpool”

The Three Musketeers Help Boost Pakistan World Cup Hopes

Pakistan produced a brilliant performance to win against all the odds against one of the pre tournament favourites South Africa. Pakistan in typical Pakistan fashion insisted on doing it the hard way – but this win by 29 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method sees the 1992 world champions on course for the quarter finals.Continue reading “The Three Musketeers Help Boost Pakistan World Cup Hopes”

Bradford 0-0 Reading

Bradford 0-0 Reading Bradford failed to take advantage of being at home in this FA Cup quarter final tie as Reading left Valley Parade still with in a shout of an FA Cup semi final as this one ended all square at 0-0, which means this match will have to be replayed on Monday 16thContinue reading “Bradford 0-0 Reading”