Andrew Flintoff has a new TV show coming out, called Flintoff: From Lord’s to the Ring, in which he trains for, and fights in, a professional boxing match. Here are some more TV-cricket proposals currently in development by Flintstone Productions.
It is clear that there are some hard yards ahead for Andy Flower’s outfit – negotiating those devilish spinners, negotiating those devilish lavatories, trying not to throttle Kevin Pietersen – but their obstacles are as none compared to the battle facing their loyal supporters at home over the next few weeks.
Silly football fans thought that Arsenal had not lifted any silverware for ages, but thanks to Arsene Wenger, we now know that they have in fact won cup after cup – by qualifying for the Champions League. Here are some other trophies picked up by the North Londoners
It has been another bumper few days for football supporters, with the sports pages, blogs, phone lines and Twitters groaning under the weight of opinion about men refusing to wear t-shirts. Where once we talked about the actual sporting activity, now it’s the training top as political statement, racism, trade unionism and society that fill the pages and internet.