England opener Marcus Trescothick has pulled out of the Ashes tour due to stress, the right choice as he was an easy out and England would really start one wicket down.
I don't hold out much hope of England retaining the Ashes after the squad for the tour of Australia was announced.
England win the fourth test against Pakistan at the Oval after the tourists forfeit the game in protest at being caught ball tampering.
England skittled Pakistan out for 155 at Headingly to win the 3rd Test Match and the series thanks to Monty Panesar's expert spin performance.
Monty Panesar put in the best performance by an English finger spinner for some time and still Duncan Fletcher is not happy.
England tamely drew the first test against Pakistan at Lord's after stand in captain Andrew Strauss let the game fizzle out.
Sad news at the passing of England & Yorkshire's greatest fast bowler Fiery Fred Trueman, the first bowler to take 300 test wickets.
England lose the last test match against Sri Lanka due to their inability to get out the lower order and Murali Chuckalot chucking them to defeat.
England record their first text win in India for 21 years, England useless again against Ireland in the 6 Nations, Spurs get a win over Brum to stay 4th in the league and keep the Champins League spot and the baseall season is close after Japan beat Cuba in the first World Baseball Classic.
England beat Argentina 3-2 in a friendly in Geneva, with goals from Wayne Rooney And Michael Owen the rugby union team beat Australia 26-16 and Marcus Trecothick score a hundred against Pakistan as England take command in Multan.
The New York Yankees , Washington Redskins, Tottenham Hotspur and Yorkshire Cricket Club had some tight games over the weekend.
England secure a draw in the final test match of the series at the Oval to win the Ashes 2-1 thanks to Kevin Pietersen's magnificent knock of 158 and Shane Warne's dropped catch.
England win the 4th Ashes test at Trent Bridge to lead the series 2-1 with one game to play and the Autralians are whinging about it
Round up of the weeks sporting action, England in the Ashes, Spurs first game of the Premiership beating Portsmouth and the NEw York Yankees against Texas and Tampa Bay.
Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff inspired England beat Australia by 2 runs at Edgbaston to level the Ahes series one all.