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Who are these jokers masquerading as England?

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BURNLEY beating Manchester United, Kim Clijsters winning the US Open, Tom Watson nearly winning The Open.

All of these have been usurped as the year’s biggest sporting surprise by England’s victory over Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

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No-one rejoices as Cink sinks Watson

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STEWART CINK defeated Tom Watson in a play-off yesterday to lift the Claret Jug at The Open.

But never has a victory been greeted with such apathy. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

July 20, 2009 at 11:28 pm

Watson inspires Lineker back to the day job

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TOM WATSON will take a one-shot lead in the final round of the Open, after a day holding off the young pretenders around him.

It would be a fantastic fairytale to see the 59-year-old Watson win the Open – the equivalent of John McEnroe winning Wimbledon again or Alain Prost turning Jenson Button back into an also-ran.

And it certainly gave Gary Lineker something to think about as he presented the BBC’s television coverage. Read the rest of this entry »