England’s Council of United Newspapers and Television has today issued a statement saying that “our members have voted to take a keen interest in the IPL in the light of the recent alleged spot-fixing crisis”.


In Awe Of Hacks’ Big Beastliness…

Football On TV

A bunch of middle-aged men around a pretend breakfast table in Sky’s studios talking about their newspapers seems an unlikely premise for an enjoyable TV show. However, we find Sunday Supplement a must-watch

(Made-Up) Reaction: Fabio Must Die


Fleet Street gets stuck into Capello after he single-handedly loses a football match to France

Quark, Strangeness And Charm On ESPN

Football On TV

A ‘Football On TV’ review of ESPN’s hacks ‘n’ chat show Press Pass

Johnny and Al’s Football on the Telly

Football On TV

International weeks give us a break from watching actual football to concentrate on the far more enjoyable business of watching people talking about football, which brings us to this week’s Football Focus.

Fixing hits cricket journalism

Spycam on Cricinfo

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