England Cricket Team

Rooting for the away team: England cricket captain Joe Root

Can you turn Ashes to cash?

By Tommy Leighton

Arguably, the winter’s biggest sporting occasion takes place largely while the UK sleeps, and it could be as tough for publicans to turn the Ashes into a profitable opportunity as it will be for Joe Root and his men to retain the fabled urn, Down Under.

Test cricket presents a great opportunity for pubs to increase footfall across all day parts

Making the Most of Sport - in association with Sky

English cricket: Rising from the flames

By Mike Berry

It’s set to be a scorching summer of cricket, with the five match Ashes series starting next month. Make sure your pub is the pavillion of choice for fans.

Mike Gatting with customers at the Malt Shovel

Mike Gatting bats questions in pub Q&A

By James Wallin

England cricket legend Mike Gatting was guest of honour at a Shropshire pub after the publicans won a competition run through the PMA.

Pedigree: change of colours

Marston's patriotic push

By Robyn Lewis

Marston's is to revive its campaign for Pedigree, to promote the beer's permanent adoption of the red and white livery of the England flag.

Marston's: Ashes banter continues

Record breaking Ashes for Marston's

By Ewan Turney

Marston's sold 350,000 pints of its Ashes Ale during the eight weeks of the cricket action — a record for a Marston's seasonal guest beer.

Sky: Will screen Stanford 20/20

Sky lands Stanford 20/20 cricket

By Paul Collins

Sky Sports has won the rights to show the inaugural Stanford 20/20 for 20 cricket match in the autumn as well extending its deal for Heineken Cup rugby.

Marston's scoops cricket sponsorship award

Marston's scoops cricket sponsorship award

By Ewan Turney

Marston's has scooped the Hollis Sponsorship Award for its backing of the England cricket team. Judges praised the Official Beer of the English...

InBrief

InBrief

Warrants issued for spirits cheats Warrants for the arrest of two restaurant owners were issued after they failed to turn up to court on charges of...

Lancaster Bomber

Lancaster Bomber

Thwaites Lancaster Bomber shot to fame when England and Lancashire cricketer, Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff, endorsed it during the 2005 Ashes series win...