We’re now less than a week away from the beginning of the greatest cricket test series in the world as England travel to Australia to defend The Ashes. Andrew Strauss’ men won back the little urn last year in dramatic fashion, defeating their Australia counterparts 2-1. Since then, England have continued on their upward momentum, [...]
Right, first of all, a confession… I’ve never really taken much of an interest in politics which is clearly shown in the title to this blog (“What the hell is a quango?” was a question I was asking myself every time David Cameron mentioned “quangos” last night. In the end, I Googled it). But, after [...]
…AND they’re almost off! It’s the Grand National tomorrow, a race where you’ll probably end up having a bet (and winning some money) based on which horse has the funniest name/closet name to yours/name that means something (*delete whatever reason doesn’t apply to you.) Although not the greatest race in Britain, the National is popular [...]
After nine months with Locker Room it has occurred to me that one can bet on pretty much anything… I was aware of the horses, figured it must also work for football, but didn’t quite realise the British gambling-spirit would go as far as EastEnders.
It might be that I’m foreign (it might be that I’m [...]
Here at Lockerroom, we love our sport… So when an interesting article came out last week about one of the most gifted footballers of the last few years being out of the biggest football competition in the World, then our ears naturally pricked up! Not to mention the fact that the article concerned one of our own clients (but more on that later!).
The headline: “Henry out of World Cup!” was enough to attract our interest. It was Henry after all who “handed” France a place in this summer’s World Cup when he set up William Gallas to score against Ireland in last year’s playoffs. The incident was World news for weeks with Ireland even going as far as asking FIFA for a prestigious 33rd place in South Africa as compensation.