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Arthur Salisbury

Arthur Salisbury


Abbott, Enderwick, and Cunliffe seal Manchester’s survival

Abbott, Enderwick, and Cunliffe seal Manchester’s survival

A nippy afternoon turned into a blustery evening as Manchester’s women secured Northern 2A football for another year
University footballers battle to draw

University footballers battle to draw

Manchester are now all-but guaranteed Northern 1A football in 2019
Return of Stokes

Return of Stokes

From 1960 to 1990, at least 60 per cent of the England team had been educated at a state school. In 2013, this figure had dropped to a third
Manchester Hockey Firsts into the Semis

Manchester Hockey Firsts into the Semis

Manchester Hockey 1sts 3-2 Sheffield Hallam 2nds
Football and ‘authentocracy’

Football and ‘authentocracy’

Resist them with everything you have
Trans-Tasman Twenty20 Tri-Series triumph for Australia

Trans-Tasman Twenty20 Tri-Series triumph for Australia

Australia 5 for 161 (Maxwell 103*, Short 30, Willey 3-28) beat England 9 for 155 (Malan 50, Maxwell 3-10, Agar 2-15) by 5 wickets
Book review: ‘Framed’ by Ronnie O’Sullivan

Book review: ‘Framed’ by Ronnie O’Sullivan

When the game is murder, you can’t afford to lose
Whitewash denied at Australia Day

Whitewash denied at Australia Day

Australia 197 for 7 (Head 96, Rashid 3-49) beat England 196 (Woakes 78, Cummins 4-24, Tye 3-33, Hazlewood 3-39) by three wickets

England lose again, but better

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

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

Ashes Preview

Come on lads, make Jim Jeffries cry

Murphy becomes the Champion of Champions Champion

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Ben Stokes Understands, Allegedly

Arthur Salisbury defends an under-fire Ben Stokes

Bairstow inspires England to Old Trafford victory

It was a routine win over the West Indies.

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