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We are the mushrooms.

September 22, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

So remember I mentioned the CI Cup? Well, we won. That’s right. Oh yes. Writeups: here and here. And yet more coverage in the Guernsey Press, where I somehow found my ugly mug (albeit in fortunately low-resolution) on both the front and back pages. Awesome. P.S. Fcking get in there!

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Famous. Again.

September 15, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

Ahh, the pressures of being a cricketing supergod. Perhaps not. But still, it’s always nice to get written up in the paper. ESPECIALLY when they get your name right. (Third time lucky.)

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Matt on BBC website

September 1, 2008 Matt Thornton 2

OK, so it’s nothing major, but I got a small mention on the sport section of the BBC website, as part of its coverage of the Channel Islands Cup, in which I am playing, for PKF Wanderers. The standard of cricket we play in Guernsey is very good and it’s […]

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The New Star Wars Kid: Sky Sports Cricket Kid

July 27, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

Captured this beauty whilst watching finals day of the Twenty20 cup at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Kent vs Middlesex, and one particular lad in the crowd enjoying himself a lot. Top work from the wee man. New Star Wars kid if ever I saw him.

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They proved me wrong

March 22, 2006 Matt Thornton 0

Well done to the England boys for salvaging a draw from the India test series. OK, so it’s not exactly beating Australia, and there’s only so much triumphancy in saying “YEH, WE WON so we um, er didn’t, er, *ahem*, er lose the series.” In fairness, the bowlers did an […]

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The decline of English sport

March 20, 2006 Matt Thornton 0

England’s performances in recent sporting encounters have been nothing short of pitiful. In Rugby, where England are well-deserved World Champions, they finished a lowly 4th in the RBS Six Nations. Whilst France won the competition, in my mind, the team of the series was Scotland, having demonstrated an incredible improvement […]