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Alec Swann

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About

Alec Swann is a former Northants and Lancashire opener turned cricket writer. Newcastle United and golf generally occupy his other sporting interests but there's a bit of rugby league thrown in with the Warrington Wolves and a soft spot for the Newcastle Knights.

Member Since:
June 2009
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Dustin Johnson 1-0 USGA Officials

Dustin Johnson 1-0 USGA Officials

6 days ago

Dustin Johnson had existed around the periphery of golfing royalty for a while now without ever really gaining access to the inner circle.

Runs not catches matter – blame it on Gilchrist!

Runs not catches matter - blame it on Gilchrist!

16 Jun 2016

It’s all Adam Gilchrist’s fault.

Cook worthy of his place at the top table

Cook worthy of his place at the top table

2 Jun 2016

It seemed apt that Alastair Cook should reach such a significant milestone in the most understated of circumstances.

There’s more to the game than the Ashes isn’t there?

There's more to the game than the Ashes isn't there?

17 May 2016

If I’m reading the schedule correctly, the next time Australia face England in the Ashes is in 18 months.

Foxes’ success makes for a superb season

Foxes' success makes for a superb season

6 May 2016

Overhearing a passionate debate in a bar often throws up all kinds of gems. Politics, sex, employment, kids, spouses. Nothing is off limits and when alcohol is added to the mix the humour/depravity/outlandishness is increased, often to the nth degree.

Affordability the key to Test attendances

Affordability the key to Test attendances

30 Apr 2016

When Nottinghamshire reached the knockout stages of the Royal London Cup – English domestic cricket’s 50-over competition – the other year, admission to the game was £10 for adults.

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