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New Zealand v England cricket: Second test, day five recap as Denly howler sums up lacklustre England in drawn affair
The final day of this series was one where England will rue missed opportunities – none more glaring than the simple catch dropped by Joe Denly as New Zealand ended the test 241-2.
‘I wouldn’t have it any other way’: Lancashire’s Keaton Jennings tells MM how ‘mental disintegration’ helped his 2019 Ashes audition
Despite averaging over 40 in his first four innings in an England shirt, two summers ago Lancashire’s Keaton Jennings was undone by South Africa’s pacemen. Now with recent good County Championship form under his belt, the 26-year-old hopes to press for a place in England’s Ashes squad for the battle against Australia.
If Jono Ross’s analysis of Akker van der Merwe as ‘Schalk Brits with added physicality’ turns out to be accurate Sale Sharks could be going places next season.
Manchester City’s fortunes have turned around dramatically since a takeover in late summer 2008 by the Abu Dhabi United Group, whose owner Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a member of the country’s royal family. In light of the Matthew Hedges espionage saga, MM look at other moral quandaries in football.
‘Licking his lips’: Sale Sharks try machine Ashton can bolster England’s 2019 World Cup bid, says Robinson
Chris Ashton can light up England’s attack this autumn and force his way into Eddie Jones’ World Cup plans, according to Jason Robinson.
It’s five to nine in the morning and Whitworth Street is already scattered with teenagers, some of whom are sat on the floor, huddled under sleeping bags, trying to protect themselves from the November air.
On Valentine’s Day last year, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in what he claimed was a tragic accident.
‘Not making up the numbers’: Blind Manchester cricket star wants World Cup glory… after he secures debut cap
England’s Visually Impaired Cricket team’s newest member from Ashton-under-Lyne is already targeting World Cup glory – despite having yet to make his first appearance.
Samir Nasri celebrated striking a new five-year deal at Manchester City with a golf-themed prank on a club journalist.
JJ Adams’ photo of Princess Diana with tattoos could cause much controversy when it appears at Manchester Town Hall.