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18 05, 2019

A Hundred Supporter Speaks

2019-05-18T15:59:43+00:00May 18th, 2019|County Cricket|25 Comments

We're a broad church at TFT, so it's only fair we give counter-arguments a chance. So after all that Hundred bashing, here's Alex with a more positive spin. Has he got a point? Be gentle folks.  "Loathing, Unadulterated loathing, For your face, Your voice, Your clothing, Let's just say: I loath it [...]

19 04, 2019

The Gray Nicolls Wonder XI

2019-04-19T10:33:40+00:00April 19th, 2019|Nostalgia|12 Comments

The Powerspots….The Scoops…..the Dynadrives…The Elites…..Gray-Nicolls bats made everyone at schools across the country drool. They still came from the same willow as their rivals, but they looked a whole lot better. Anyway, so I, Alex Ferguson – who had his best-ever season slogging a GN Elite before it was broken by a [...]

14 02, 2019

Cheer Up Misery Guts

2019-02-14T17:16:55+00:00February 14th, 2019|Test Cricket, Windies v England 2019|33 Comments

Some might call TFT and its readers pessimists. And to be fair they're probably right. There's been a lot to grumble about in recent years, from the ECB's marginalisation of the championship to their irritating and elitist tendency to hire yes men or men cut from a certain kind of cloth (you [...]

22 12, 2018

The Best & Worst Of 2018

2018-12-22T11:05:18+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Nostalgia|19 Comments

Here's Alex with his best and worst moments of 2018. He was better qualified than me to write this piece as my answers invariably involve the words 'bah' and 'humbug'. Do you agree with his choices? MOMENT OF THE YEAR: Alastair Cook’s Last 100: This writer was at The Oval , joining [...]

22 11, 2018

Introducing ‘The Moaner’

2018-11-22T19:52:41+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Fun|26 Comments

After England’s sparkling, series-sealing victory in Sri Lanka, we didn't think there was a lot to moan about. Until we found The Moaner. This is a man who seems physically incapable of being happy. He's miserable. He's cynical. He's the first person to complain when England are collapsing like the walls of [...]

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