Deposed Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur has been the subject of much debate ever since he was boned mere weeks before the start of this Ashes series. And the recent fallout and accusations of rifts in the dressing room has done little to boost his popularity among the Australian public. You can’t argue that things…Read More I’m Backing Mickey Arthur On This One
Michael Clarke has decided that a series of sarcastic homophobic jokes is the best way to divert allegations of disharmony within the Australian team. As you do. The Australian skipper has provided a “hilarious insiders review” of the Australian XI at a pre-Lord’s test match function, according to Fox Sports. It says that Clarke’s “beauty…Read More Michael Clarke’s Ungentlemanly ‘Gay Jokes’
Right, first things first. I don’t like Stuart Broad. As a professional athlete on the playing field, i think he portrays himself in a very negative light. Too often does he play the victim; too often his body language carries a “why me?” look and feel to it. His condescending nature and propensity for whingeing…Read More Stuart Broad Didn’t Walk And I’m OK With That
So we lost the first Ashes test to England. They’re ahead 1-0 in the series, and it’ll be hard to claw things back from here. More importantly, how weird does it feel to be a cricketing underdog again? In my 27-ish years of life, I have never truly experienced this type of feeling. As a…Read More Shit! Some Quick Thoughts On The Ashes…
Keen readers of this website will know I occasionally enjoy throwing some business-speak into the odd article. The 1990s and 2000s saw the increasing commodisation of sport as a “product.” Global CEOs have turned their hand to sports administration and are constantly on the look out for emerging markets; for a “greater slice of the…Read More So What’s The Deal With The Whole ‘Co-Captains’ Thing?