Feb 28, 2009

Indomitable Reds

Manchester United is now poised on the cusp of history. For weeks now, the English press has been teeming with allusions to the grand ...

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ADREW STRAUSS

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Indomitable Reds

Manchester United is now poised on the cusp of history. For weeks now, the English press has been teeming with allusions to the grand ...

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Ronaldo magic

This was a day when Manchester United displayed a sense of vulnerability that would not normally be associated with a team whose parsimonious ...

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A bit like the old Chelsea

The win at Villa Park served to exorcise some of the trauma of the recent past and settled Hiddink into his part-time role at the club, writes ...

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Test Match wins do not come easily - Strauss

"Obviously when you get so close to winning a Test match and don't make it over the final hurdle it's very difficult to take," said Strauss.

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Mr. Barca

While footballers are rarely associated with intelligence, Xavi’s composure and understanding of the game makes him the engine room of ...

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‘Stop grumbling and start winning’

Chelsea’s new manager, Guus Hiddink, wants his key players to take more responsibility for their own performances, writes Dominic Fifield.

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Frustrated by injuries

The majority of Finnan’s Espanyol career to date has been spent watching on from the sidelines, writes Tim Clement. Barclays English ...

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The international picture

The way the English critics donned sackcloth and ashes after the 2-0 defeat by Spain in a friendly match in Seville surely flew in the face of ...

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Dhoni’s Midas touch needed

On a personal level, the New Zealand tour can be extremely demanding for Dhoni. He has to stay fresh mentally and physically since he will not ...

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Moving up in the world

Growing up with a cricketing family equipped Stuart Broad with a fierce appetite to succeed. Now Andrew Flintoff’s injury has given the Notts ...

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The game can't live without woods

Tiger Woods's absence through injury has only enforced the belief that he is bigger than the sport. Meet Brendan Jones, a professional ...