WEST INDIES FIND CONDITIONS AND ACCURATE ENGLAND BOWLING AND CATCHING DAUNTING

Reviewed by Clayton Goodwin West Indies 121 (Gus Atkinson 7-45): England 189-3 (Zack Crawley 76, Ollie Pope 57)  West Indies faced the worse of conditions on the first day of the first Test Match at Lord’s and failed to conquer them. After a competent start the fragile inexperienced middle-order batting collapsed to the pace and …

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A TRIUMPH OF DECENCY – MEDIA AND CONSERVATIVES MISREAD THE MOOD OF THE COUNTRY

Letter From London – by Clayton Goodwin Well, The country wanted change – though, until it really happened, few people thought it would be so sweeping. The remnants of the Conservative administration which had shamed the electorate for so long were sent packing – into an inglorious history. Rishi Sunak was the fall guy for …

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THE WEST INDIANS EXPERIENCE A TYPICAL ENGLISH WELCOME

Submitted by Clayton Goodwin The West Indian cricketers were introduced to typical English cricket conditions in their warm-up game against a County Select XI team of fledglings at the Kent County Ground at Beckenham. There was unsettled cloud, overcast skies and declining light on the first day, decent sunshine on the second, and the third …

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CONSTANTINE THE GREAT – HIS RECORD DESERVES TO BE WRITTEN IN STONE

By Clayton Goodwin Learie Constantine was an exceptional cricketer. That we all know. Growing up in a country village, I never had the opportunity to meet a West Indian and Constantine was only black man whose name whose generally known. His trips with an Antillian XI – he came from Trinidad – into deepest rural …

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CHAMBERLAIN’S CHANCE TO OPEN DOORS AT THE PALACE

Caribcommx Caribcommx CHAMBERLAIN’S CHANCE TO OPEN DOORS AT THE PALACE Isaac Chamberlain, 30 years-old from Brixton, South- London, takes on a hard challenge when he defends his Commonwealth Boxing Council cruiserweight title against Jack Massey at the Selhurst Park Football Ground, Crystal Palace on next Saturday 15th June. The vacant European Boxing Union crown is …

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IT IS NOT WEAKNESS TO APPEAR TO BE KIND – THEY MAY BE RINGING THEIR BELLS NOW, BEFORE LONG THEY MAY BE WRINGING THEIR HANDS

by Clayton Goodwin It comes to something when the two principal parties in the forthcoming General Election blame each other for not being conservative enough. The appeal to cruelty which became manifest in British politics from the Brexit referendum eight years ago appears to have become ingrained in Westminster thinking. This time the politicians may …

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