Wins for Ireland, UAE, and Zimbabwe, as Scotland Overcome Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifiers

The first round of World Cup Qualifiers were played today, with Ireland, the UAE, Zimbabwe, and Scotland all winning their opening matches.   Afghanistan 255 ao (50 overs): Nabi 92, N Zadran 67; Wheal 3-36, 3-42 Berrington Scotland 256-3 (47.2 overs): MacLeod 157*, Berrington 67; M Zadran 2-47 Scotland win by 7 wickets Scotland comfortably … Continue reading Wins for Ireland, UAE, and Zimbabwe, as Scotland Overcome Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifiers

Stability is Key: Why Ronald Koeman is Everton’s Long Term Future

Stability is Key: Why Ronald Koeman is Everton’s Long Term Future Everton have endured a tricky start to the 2017/18 Premier League season, so much so that some fans have been calling for manager Ronald Koeman to be sacked after just seven games in charge. Obviously, 7 points from seven games isn’t good enough for … Continue reading Stability is Key: Why Ronald Koeman is Everton’s Long Term Future

Sex, Drugs and No Ball Fours: The mysterious world of cricket scorers

Guest writer Adam Lawrie divulges all he has learnt from manning the score-hut for many a side in club cricket Despite being an integral part of the game we all know and love, very little has been discussed about Scorers in their little huts, remaining unseen but very active like a species of goblin people. … Continue reading Sex, Drugs and No Ball Fours: The mysterious world of cricket scorers

Introduction of technology a step in the right direction

The recent use of video referees in the international friendly between Spain and France is an important step in the right direction for Fifa. The video referee played a pivotal part in the friendly, which Spain won 2-0. France had a goal ruled out for offside thanks to the video referee; the goal would have … Continue reading Introduction of technology a step in the right direction