You’ll be able to find my thoughts on myriad issues in sport here on a regular basis with both written blogs and podcasts.
And, from time to time, they may move away from the realm of sport and delve into other areas of society.
I hope you enjoy reading and listening …. no matter the topic!
A New Man for a New Generation
Date: December 6, 2011 / Posted by control
Michael Clarke’s ascension to Test captain was always going to be a tough sell for many of the game’s traditionalists. Many aging Test cricket followers weren’t quite ready for a man of Clarke’s looks and personality. But to borrow from legendary lyricist, Bob Dylan, ‘The times they are a changin’”, and cricket was never going to […]Read More →
Farewell Smokin’ Joe
Date: November 8, 2011 / Posted by control
The sporting world has lost one of its true warriors with the passing of Smokin’ Joe Frazier. The 67-year-old who, along with Muhammad Ali, staged three of boxing’s most epic bouts died of liver cancer. Born of humble beginnings in South Carolina, before fighting out of Philadelphia, he first reached world prominence at the 1964 […]Read More →
Match Fixing – Cricket’s Titanic
Date: November 5, 2011 / Posted by Glenn Mitchell
Scientists believe around 90 per cent of most icebergs are beneath the ocean’s surface. The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be hoping that the latest spot-fixing case played out in a British court is not the sport’s metaphorical iceberg. The jail sentences handed down to former Pakistan captain Salman Butt (30 months) and fast bowlers […]Read More →