It’s a Swing Thing

So it was my brothers 22nd birthday, ordinarily your first assumption of a Saturday night in Brighton might not be a hot, sweaty room filled with jazz and swing dancers. I’m not fantasising here, this is really where we ended up. My first experience of swing dancing was at the Green Door Store, located just…

New England coach Mark Robinson wants the top job

Mark Robinson has been appointed as head coach for the England lions’ tour to Sri Lanka from January 27 to March 2, but already has his sights set higher. The current Sussex manager, despite his relatively short managerial career, has often been ear-marked for big things, so his recent selection as England coach won’t come…

The Ashes: Can England make it Five?

by Matt Squires After several months of glory, the England cricket team begin their defence of the Ashes against Australia in Brisbane on Thursday morning (November 21). England, buoyed by the form of key batsman Kevin Pietersen and the return of influential vice-captain Matt Prior, will head into the series as champions, having dispatched Australia…

Two Defeats in Two: A Wake-Up Call for England?

by Matt Squires With the elation surrounding the squad’s qualification for next year’s World Cup finals now little more than a memory, last night’s defeat at the hands of an efficient Germany has meant that England have now lost two home games in succession for the first time in 36 years. A 39th-minute header from…