English cricket appears to be developing an addiction to testing itself like never before. Win a maiden World Cup in home conditions with the expectation of the cricketing world on your shoulders, unprecedented attention on one-day cricket and seemingly all the chips in the right places? Check. Stir up enough …Read More »
The blueprint to fix Manchester United: what does a club want to be when it so clearly lacks football intelligence?
It was another rejection that was as damning for the club as it was damaging to the team. Earlier this year, when Manchester United made initial steps to sign a midfielder of the type they now so badly need, it was made clear this wasn’t the type of move the …Read More »
Orange Is the New Black, finishing its seven-season run today, was big. Big in its reach (presumably, though actual viewing figures for Netflix series are still an occult mystery). Big in its influence, as one of the first genuinely original programmes in the new medium of streaming. Big in its ambitions …Read More »