Yorkshire’s Root creates history in England victory

Feb 21, 2019

Sheffield-born cricketer Joe Root has become the fastest ever One Day International player to reach 5,000 runs for England. Root scored 102 from 97 balls in the first match of the series versus the West Indies, also became the fourth fastest in the world to reach...

Strong South Yorkshire presence in England squad

Nov 2, 2017

No fewer than six South Yorkshire-born players have been announced as a part of the England squad for the blockbuster friendly matches against Germany and Brazil later this month. Sheffield trio Jamie Vardy, Kyle Walker and Harry Maguire make the cut, as do Barnsley's...

Blade Brooks turns international coat

May 16, 2017

  Sheffield United youngster David Brooks dropped out of the Wales squad for the Toulon Tournoi youth tournament unexpectedly, and then ten minutes later appeared in the England squad for the same competition. The 19-year-old midfielder was named in the initial...

Steel City hotshots included in England U-20 squad

May 16, 2017

Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United are both represented in the England squad for the prestigious Toulon Tournoi Youth Tournament. Owls striker George Hirst and Blades midfielder David Brooks have both made Neil Dewsnip's 20-man squad. The squad jet off to...

Sheffield Collegiate’s new England captain

Feb 16, 2017

The 80th man to lead England in tests is Sheffield-born and Sheffield Collegiate CC alumni Joe Root. After Alastair Cook’s resignation as test captain was announced last week, the cricketing world has waited in anticipation for the arrival of Joe Root as the new...



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