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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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Maybe Maxwell is the man after all

Maybe Maxwell is the man after all

4 days ago

Whisper it quietly, but it could be Glenn Maxwell’s time.

Idiotic World Cup expansion: FIFA take a gun to their own foot

Idiotic World Cup expansion: FIFA take a gun to their own foot

11 Jan 2017

‘Right, so what we’re planning to do is have 48 teams in 16 pools of three.’ ‘That’s a nice idea, all the kids will get to have a go.’

Aussie youngster proves old-school openers have their merits

Aussie youngster proves old-school openers have their merits

5 Jan 2017

Earlier this week it was announced that the sales of vinyl records are at their highest for 25 years.

It’s all about the Ashes, and that’s that

It's all about the Ashes, and that's that

31 Dec 2016

One of my biggest bugbears is the fascination with the Ashes.

Novelty was nice, now day-night Tests need normality

Novelty was nice, now day-night Tests need normality

21 Dec 2016

If acceptance is a significant step on the path to success, then day-night Test cricket is halfway there.

The Aussies could win in India… But they won’t

The Aussies could win in India... But they won't

14 Dec 2016

The opportunity to listen to some cricket on the radio early on Monday morning while consistently cursing the traffic was merely a dream (the cricket, not the traffic), as England duly capitulated to give India a thumping victory in both the fourth Test and the series.

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