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England’s sporting misery continues

England’s sporting misery continues

Featured, Football, Sport
England's teams across all sports seem to have one thing in common. They never quite live up to expectation. In a week which saw England Cricket lose the second test to Australia, the England Rugby League side lose the world cup final and also the world cup draw, it's a timely reminder that being an English sports fan isn't great. In the cricket, England were going into the second test already behind Australia. The start of the second test seemed to be going the same way, with Australia eventually declaring at 442 runs, giving England a lot to do. England failed to reach these heights as they were bowled all out at 227 runs. This is where the classic England sport formula began to shape. Start badly - inspire hope - crush dreams. England's fightback began as they managed to bowl ...
Young lions hold their own in carnival atmosphere at Wembley

Young lions hold their own in carnival atmosphere at Wembley

Featured, Sport
Every football fan in this country has an opinion on the international side. Most people think it's a dull waste of time and that we will never win anything. I'm in the small minority of fans who love it. I'm a believer. Granted, the international break isn't the most exciting week in anyone's footballing calendar but when it comes to tournament time, there aren't many things better. Tuesday. Game day. An excitement starts to ignite inside me. An excitement that I hadn't felt since the summer of 2016 as England stepped out onto the pitch to face Iceland in France. I won't go into details about what I felt after that game but let's just say that all the excitement had left me, and in that moment, I was certain it wasn't coming back. I have a strange relationship with our national tea...
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