The retired spin bowler appeared to be taking a swipe at the team he leaves behind in Australia
Many may have written off the personal letter as a dying art, but two surprise best-sellers are rekindling the nation's love affair with handwritten notes this Christmas.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is relatively unheralded in this country, though the tall, dark Swedish striker with a distinctly un-Nordic name certainly made England sit up and take notice when putting four past Joe Hart in Stockholm last year.
The corridors of Russian power are studied through the history of the Kremlin
Bernadine Bishop leads posthumously with 'Unexpected Lessons in Love'
The former director of football has revealed he expected to stay at White Hart Lane for life
Roger Berthoud was a distinguished and versatile journalist, as well as the writer of authoritative biographies of Graham Sutherland and Henry Moore. His long career started on the Daily Express in Manchester and he ended as chief leader writer for The Independent in its early days. He was liberal, pro-European, scrupulous about accuracy and fairness and sceptical of extreme views of every colour.
Teams meet for the first time since 2010 World Cup on Tuesday
The former Manchester United boss is enjoying record-breaking book sales
Long-awaited memoir is short on details of his estimable career as a manager
National team woes have been placed at the door of the Premier League
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The creator of Absolutely Fabulous is sick of the Corporation's red tape
Incident happened during PSG's 2-0 victory last weekend
The retired manager is set to reveal some secrets from his time at Old Trafford