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Arthur Salisbury

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England lose again, but better

Australia 8 for 442 declared beat England 227 and 233 by 120 runs

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Australia cruise to victory at the Gabbatoir

Australia 328 (Smith 141*, Marsh 51) and 0 for 173 (Warner 87*, Bancroft 82*) beat England 302 and 195 (Root 51, Bairstow 42) by 10 wickets

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Ashes Preview

Come on lads, make Jim Jeffries cry

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Murphy becomes the Champion of Champions Champion

It was, in one sense only, a victory for the little man

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Lessons from Western Australia

England 349 for 6 dec (Stoneman 85, Vince 82, Hardie 2-46) drew with Western Australia 342 (Philippe 88, Hinchliffe 75, Anderson 4-27, Overton 2-70)

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Is there life on Vase?

Heavy rain, heavy eyelids and with heavy heart I hereby report West Didsbury & Chorlton’s run in the FA Vase is at an end

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FA Cup First Round-up

The problems with the FA Cup are more deep-rooted than can be addressed with the sticking plaster of nostalgia

Lifelong West Didsbury enthusiast Soma Sadoon with dog, Sid
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Dogs all over the shop at West Didsbury & Chorlton

A highly entertaining day out in the Hallmark Security League, and a shame that the Sky Sports cameras pissed off after ten minutes

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West Indies in Lancashire, a home far from home

Arthur Salisbury looks back at the West Indies cricketers who made a name for themselves in Manchester’s satellite towns

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Ben Stokes Understands, Allegedly

Arthur Salisbury defends an under-fire Ben Stokes

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Bairstow inspires England to Old Trafford victory

It was a routine win over the West Indies.

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Day One: Lancashire vs. Yorkshire

Here’s a brief look back to the history of this special meeting, and in the present day, it’s advantage Red Rose as Lancashire face Yorkshire in county cricket