Cohen Bramall’s 80th minute strike was the difference as Colchester took a vital lead into the second leg of the League Two Play-off semi-final. Exeter now face an uphill battle to make the Play-off final after Bramall’s superb free kick gave Colchester a 1-0 victory at an empty Community Stadium. In a cagey affair with […]
With the noise inside St James Park reaching unprecedented levels, Michael Rudling and James Bagby watched Exeter record a convincing defeat of their county rivals. Exeter City returned home in style after a difficult couple of away games, with an emphatic 4-0 win over Devon rivals Plymouth Argyle at St James Park on Saturday. The […]
Michael Rudling reports from St James Park as second-placed City hosted Forest Green Rovers, top of the table going into the game. Second-placed Exeter City hosted league-leaders Forest Green Rovers at St James Park today, where an early goal from Ryan Bowman secured what could be a vital 3 points in the Grecians’ promotion bid. […]
By Michael Rudling It is the best passage of Ashes cricket in decades. The unmovable, unshakable Steve Smith ducks and weaves and whacks rocket after rocket from quick young debutant Jofra Archer. Archer cracks one into Smith’s arm; Smith smashes one through the covers. It is team sport reduced to a simple, one-on-one cage fight […]
In this first instalment of The Long Game, Michael Rudling looks at three cricket ‘prodigies’ whose outstanding natural ability and potential left fans expecting more.
There is a memorable scene in the baseball film 42. Starting with a father and son watching a 1947 MLB game from the stands, they reminisce about old games and discuss what is to come: the archetypal father and son scenario. When African-American player Jackie Robinson walks out (played by Chadwick Boseman), the mood changes. […]