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Warren Ashurst

Warren Ashurst
Warren has been a sports journalist for over 25 years, both written and broadcast. Having worked as a radio commentator, he has a wealth of experience of seeing top-level sport first hand and specialises in football, golf and cricket.

Garin to exact Wimbledon revenge

The ATP Tour heads to Germany next week for the Hamburg European Open but it hasn’t been able to attract the ‘big hitters’ this season. The likes of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have previously appeared at the oldest tennis tournament in Germany but they, along with Novak Djokovic, have elected to swerve this year’s […]

Black Caps can Boult through India

The ICC World Cup has reached the business end with the semi-finals set to begin on Tuesday when India take on New Zealand at Old Trafford. There is very little surprise in the make-up of the final four, with Australia taking on England on Thursday, but the Black Caps have limped into the knockout stages […]

Kohli to sting England once more

Virat Kohli to be man of the match 7/1F Kohli is undoubtedly the biggest star in Indian cricket at the moment and is able to perform with the swagger of a devastating batsman while also combining the thinking processes need for a captain. So far, they have been the best team in the tournament so […]

Odds-against England can step up a level

It’s fair to say that England’s women have not yet hit the heights that many expected at the Women’s World Cup, as they head into Wednesday’s clash with Japan. England to win @ 23/20 The Lionesses have won their opening two matches – against Scotland and Argentina – and have already sealed their place in […]

Dragons to take down Airlie Birds

Catalans Dragons can go a step closer to retaining their Challenge Cup crown on Thursday night when they travel to Hull FC in the quarter-finals of the competition. Catalans to win @ 21/20 The Dragons are in flying form at present, with head coach Steve McNamara working wonders down in Perpignan this season. Catalans are […]

Chester Cup Preview

Chester Cup Day is always the highlight of the season in the Roodee and this year’s feature event looks as competitive as ever. Marwan Koukash has a remarkable record as an owner in the Chester Cup and he won it again last year with Magic Circle. It’s unclear whether he’s going to run in the […]

Weekend Sport Social Media Reaction

There were a number of big talking points over an action-packed weekend of sport and, as ever, the reaction online was fascinating. Here are some tweets that caught our eye, including what was said about the Kepa v Sarri row at Wembley! 1) Was it a misunderstanding? Many pundits admitted to having never seen anything […]

Hornets too strong for struggling R’s

Friday’s FA Cup fifth-round encounter takes place at Loftus Road, where Championship outfit QPR will take on Premier League Watford. Just 20 miles separate the two sides in distance, but the gulf on the pitch looks far wider heading into this clash (Match Odds – QPR 16/5, Draw 47/20, Watford 10/11). Whilst Watford have been […]

Casey among Pebble Beach contenders

This week the PGA Tour stops off at the most iconic golfing location in North America, Pebble Beach Golf Links on the spectacular Monterrey Peninsula. This event is one of the most sought after on the Tour, outside of the majors, and will be even more fiercely contested this year as Pebble Beach is also […]

The Sporting Weekend – Top 5 Reactions

It doesn’t get much bigger and better for sport than the weekend we’ve just had, with massive events across the globe. We’ve been trawling the social media pages to find the best reactions to the action, including another Super Bowl win for the New England Patriots. 1) Brady’s excited about seeing Mickey! The ‘Greatest Show […]