If you ask Salford Red Devils coach Ian Watson, being written off at the start of the season was the best thing that could have happened.
‘Boring bits win you big games’ stresses Salford Red Devils prop Jones ahead of Super League Grand Final showdown with St Helens
One of the biggest weekends in Salford Red Devils’ history is just days away but the build-up Josh Jones is set to embark on will certainly take some beating.
Thanks to the extensive and detailed archives of incidents provided by a number of police constabularies up and down the country, MM has been able to explore just how ubiquitous racism has become within Greater Manchester’s stadia.
It was 7am on August 15, 2005, and thousands of expectant Mancunians were bustling their way down Brian Statham Way, eager to get through the Old Trafford turnstiles and discover how this compelling Ashes Test match was going to conclude.
Interview: No problem with racism at Manchester United despite FOI findings, says Stretford End Flags head
The head of a popular Manchester United supporter group has hit back at suggestions the club’s fanbase has a problem with racism.
Watch: MM explore India and Pakistan’s great rivalry after Cricket World Cup show comes to Manchester
No sporting rivalry is as compelling as India and Pakistan in cricket, two nations driven by an underlying resentment towards each other kick-started by the political turbulence of the mid-20th century.
Timea Babos interview: MM meet Hungary’s pioneering tennis star, fresh from French Open doubles success
Just three days ago, Hungary’s Timea Babos was celebrating her maiden Roland-Garros triumph in the women’s doubles, now she’s in rainy Manchester to show her family their cherished Old Trafford as she prepares for the grass court season.
The wait is almost over as Thursday marks the beginning of the 12th ICC Cricket World Cup.
With this summer’s Cricket World Cup rapidly approaching, MM takes a look back at a possible Lancashire XI to compete in the 50-over format.
With the Cricket World Cup just around the corner, the nation waits with bated breath for England’s dynamic young side to commence their campaign against South Africa in the tournament’s opening game on May 30.
Manchester United and Arsenal were once the only title contenders of the Premier League – MM look at three of their greatest encounters with Manchester City and Liverpool now by far the country’s two strongest sides.