The sun has set on an extraordinary summer for English cricket. However, with the recently-proposed Hundred competition – the ECB’s answer to glitzy T20 tournaments like the Indian Premier League and Australia’s Big Bash – the move away from county cricket has the potential to alienate masses of loyal cricket fans.
No matter which team you support, it’s hard to deny that Manchester City’s season is captivating.
Five-time darts world champion Eric Bristow has hailed Michael van Gerwen as a great ambassador for the game as the Darts Premier League playoffs approach.
If you ever needed reminding how strong Michael Atherton’s Mancunian roots are just mention the weather.
Rochdale boss Keith Hill says his players need to start grinding out results if they are to retain their League One status, starting with Wigan Athletic at home tomorrow.
Rochdale assistant manager Chris Beech says the team simply have to go for it in their first FA Cup tie with Swindon Town since 1913.
Rochdale travel to the Pirelli Stadium tomorrow in search of their first ever win against Burton Albion.
Now in its third year, Manchester City’s season launch will be hosted by Sky Sports presenting duo Natalie Sawyer and Mike Wedderburn and headlined by Manchester band ‘Black Rivers’, who are led by lifelong blues fans and former members of ‘Doves’, Jez and Andy Williams.
Kam you believe it? Iconic pundit Chris Kamara feels ‘fortunate’ Sky Sports still allow him near microphone
There is perhaps no other broadcaster currently working within the beautiful game who has achieved the kind of iconic status Chris Kamara has earned in his time as a football pundit.
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Latics lost 2-1 live on Sky