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The Sport Collective Podcast 8

The Sport Collective Podcast 8

Jul. 26 | Every fortnight or so the team will attempt to discuss past and present sporting events, players and coaches from around the world with a measure of intelligence, a sprinkling of wit and a hefty dose of nostalgia. Episode Eight Description Chris Harris,...

When Goran met Patrick

When Goran met Patrick

Jun. 28 | Two warriors embrace at final's end Wimbledon’s magical Monday stands test of time Chris Harris @chrisharris1975 Arise, Sir Timothy Henman. Don’t laugh. After all, those words would not have seemed so far-fetched had the former British No...

The Problem with Punditry

The Problem with Punditry

May. 18 | Can we do better than Savage? How football shows are getting it wrong – and how they can put it right this season First, a test. What immediately springs to mind if you hear or read the name of Alan Shearer? Is it 1) the much-feared, brave-hearted,...

Thursday Night Frights

Thursday Night Frights

May. 12 | Will Maxi and Kenny be all smiles on Sunday? Poisoned chalice awaits Liverpool or Spurs Sean Held seanheld@yahoo.co.uk Whisper it in Portugal, but the Europa League is all but dead. The competition is flat lining, killed off by its elder, wealthier...

The Sport Collective Podcast 3

The Sport Collective Podcast 3

May. 12 | Every fortnight or so the team will attempt to discuss past and present sporting events, players and coaches with a measure of intelligence, a sprinkling of wit and a hefty dose of nostalgia. Episode Three Description Chris Harris, Ian McCullough, Nick...

Can Fletcher boost India?

Can Fletcher boost India?

May. 9 | Tendulkar in twilight of his career ‘Welcome back, Dav’ David Norton Duncan Fletcher’s appointment as coach of India will have raised a few eyebrows, not for the choice of successor to Gary Kirsten (after all, if a protégé of the Zimbabwean can...

Technology in sport

Technology in sport

May. 2 | Federer's stance continues to bemuse Brave decisions needed to safeguard sport Simon Cambers @scambers73 They all even themselves out in the end, don’t they? It’s a trite saying you will hear from time to time, especially from the pub bore,...

England cricket

England cricket

Apr. 30 | Pietersen deserves another chance Pietersen the man for one-day plan Oliver Brett @bbcsport_oliver I’m trying to imagine being at school with Kevin Pietersen. Would we have been mates? Probably not. Would I have admired his sporting prowess? Definitely....

2011 NFL Draft

2011 NFL Draft

Apr. 27 | Cam Newton set for NFL spotlight Lockout confusion taints player lottery Sean Held seanheld@yahoo.co.uk ‘Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.’ George Washington The first commander-in-chief could have been speaking directly to the...

London 2012 tickets

London 2012 tickets

Apr. 21 | James DeGale struck gold in Beijing What are the best seats in the Olympic house? Nick Metcalfe @Nick_Metcalfe What to buy, what to buy? The days tick by and I can’t be alone in being undecided over the best events to attend at the London Olympics. With...