The rise and fall of English cricket has been heavily publicised in the past year.From the top Test nation in the world, the humiliation England’s men suffered at the hands of their bitter rivals Australia in last winter’s Ashes still causes heartache for some Barmy Army members and cricketing fans alike.

By Josh Sweetman-Lemay

Barcelona’s now older statesmen, Xavi, has said he believes Merseyside duo Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley could both one day play for the European heavyweights.    He is aware that they are both very talented players and highlights their technical ability as to why they may prosper in Spain.

By Kcee Canoville

England start their QBE autumn international series tomorrow with a daunting visit of world champions New Zealand.A side that has been compared to one of the greatest sporting teams ever, a squad full of internationally acclaimed stars that wearing the famous black jersey have led world rugby for many years.

By Bradley Sharp

“There is no racism in football.” – *Jose Mourinho, October 2014.*   From the moment the Chelsea manager uttered those six words I could see it appearing in every university dissertation on racism in sport up and down the country.It’s a bold and ill-advised statement from the ‘Special One’.

By Jack Teague