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England captain Andrew Strauss gives his take on politics

England skipper offers advice to politicians

England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has offered some handy hints on leadership to Britain's politicians - after saying he thinks the UK's parties have got "bogged down".

  • Martin O'Neill has left Aston Villa

    Cameron praises Beckham

    The prime minister has praised David Beckham, after the former England captain was told he will no longer play for his country in competitive matches.

  • Club vs country? Burnham struggles to put Labour above Everton

    Burnham chooses football over politics

    Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham has chosen football over politics when asked if he'd rather play in the FA cup or become prime minister.

  • A scene from the Hillsborough disaster, which left an indelible mark on the psyche of English football

    Hunt in Hillsborough gaffe

    The new sports secretary has committed a major gaffe, suggesting the Hillsborough disaster was the fault of hooliganism.

  • England fans were left disappointed in South Africa

    Prescott wades into England World Cup row

    John Prescott has waded into the row surrounding England's inglorious exit from the World Cup with a barbed attack on Sky News and demands that coach Fabio Capello retain his position.

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