Buttler Dropped By England

England have dropped wicketkeeper Jos Buttler for the third test match against Pakistan. England go into the match 1-0 down in the three-match series. Buttler will be replaced behind the stumps by Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow. Bairstow return to the test match side against Australia but has played as a specialist batsman. James Taylor will take … Continue reading Buttler Dropped By England

FIFA May Delay Presidential Election

FIFA's executive committee is set to debate whether to delay February's Presidential Election, following the suspension of its three most powerful figures. Current President Sepp Blatter has promised to step down in February due to allegations of corruption with the organisation. Blatter was yesterday suspended for 90 days, along with FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke … Continue reading FIFA May Delay Presidential Election

Northern Ireland On The Brink Of History

The Northern Ireland national football team haven't appeared at a major championship for nearly 30 years.  Their last appearance at an International competition came at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, where they were knocked out at the first round. A win tonight against Greece will see them qualify for the European Championships in France … Continue reading Northern Ireland On The Brink Of History

Who Now For Sunderland?

Following another poor start to the Premier League season, Sunderland are once again looking for a new manager. Speculation had been mounting over the weekend that Dick Advocaat would walk away from Stadium of Light no matter the outcome of their match against West Ham, and that’s just what he did. Advocaat arrived in the … Continue reading Who Now For Sunderland?