Remembering John Ball and the 1381 English Uprising
This summer marks the 640th anniversary of the 1381 English uprising, often known as the Peasants’ Revolt.
England host Scotland at Wembley in tonight’s Euro 2020 draw
England host Scotland in the second Group D game of Euro 2020. The game kicks off at 8pm, while Croatia and the Czech Republic meet at 5pm at Hampden Park in Glasgow. Despite Covid restrictions meaning less than half the Stadium be filled will be able to watch the game live at Wembley Stadium, tens of thousands of Scots are expected to travel to London for the game.
Over 90% of English constituencies to be redrawn under Boundary Commission proposals
The Boundary Commission for England has announced plans for redrawing over 90% of parliamentary constituencies. The changes made would ensure all MP’s have between 69,724 and 77,062 constituents, though some island constituencies such as Anglesey or the Isle of Wight will not be held to these requirements.
Leeds v Crystal Palace
A bit of a different look to a gameweek ending feature match this time as a Leeds United team on a hot streak hosted Crystal Palace at Elland Road. Leeds, who were looking to make it three wins in four, had a chance to break into the top ten if they managed to bag the three points against a Palace team that had won their last two.
Weekend Premier League recap
A busy sporting weekend was carried through by nine Premier League fixtures from up and down the country. While each game has its implications and importance to fans, there was one game happening at Anfield that everyone had their eyes on as two Premier League giants clashed in a fixture that could certainly be pointed to as a turning point come the end of the season.
A report from Chopwell: England’s Little Moscow
Chopwell is a former mining village located in the North East of England only a few miles outside of Newcastle with a rich history in Marxism and the Labour movement
Kent County: a radical portrayal
Frank Rowley, a member of the YCL’s Kent Branch, discusses the radical history of Kent’s working people and the plans and priorities of the county’s young communists in the coming year.
“Mums & Kids”; Whores & Madonnas: why does men’s cricket hate female fans?
Abbie Rhodes discusses the sexist and anachronistic attitudes still so prevalent at every level of English cricket and what this means for female cricket fans.
Is English cricket doomed to remain elite forever?
Independent schools are thankfully not things that prey excessively on my mind. Having received a state education and living in an area devoid entirely of private education, my daily life was never concerned with them or their influence until I left for university. I’d managed, in fact, to stay proudly ignorant for the majority of […]