James Newbold


Silverstone 50: British Grand Prix preview

As Formula One descends on Silverstone for this weekend’s British Grand Prix, James Newbold looks at how the season has unfolded and what the expected 100,000-strong crowd should expect come race day, as the circuit celebrates hosting its 50th F1 race. 2014 has so far been defined by the intra-team rivalry between Mercedes team-mates Nico Rosberg and…

Sport, World Cup 2014

Disappointment in Manaus as England fall short

After all the months of build-up, it all came to this. England can hold their heads high after a spirited display against Italy in the opening match of the 2014 World Cup in Manaus, but this certainly wasn’t the start Roy Hodgson had been looking for. It will put immense pressure on Thursday’s clash with…


Concrete picks England’s 23-man squad

Selecting the England squad is a somewhat thankless task. Concrete went to press ahead of the team’s selection on 12th May, but Sport takes a pre-emptive shot at guessing the names of the men who get to don the England shirt come the summer. Barring disaster, the likes of captain Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney, Leighton…

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