Cricket Australia: James Faulkner loses Tasmania contract

James Faulkner’s career is in limbo after the Australian cricketer suffered another setback last week. The 30-year-old was not offered a new contract by Tasmania for the upcoming season, meaning if he wants to keep pressing his claims for a return to the international arena he needs to hope another state comes calling. Faulkner developed […]

Why George Best never graced the World Cup stage for Northern Ireland

Why George Best never graced the World Cup stage for Northern Ireland

HAVING guided Northern Ireland to two World Cups in succession, the brink of qualification for the 1984 European finals and British Championship success, it is almost sacrilegious to be critical of manager Billy Bingham. ingham remains hero-worshipped in Northern Ireland for his legendary achievements, bold and brave decisions and tactical astuteness. His players would often […]

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