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If you thought Lord’s was rowdy, get ready for Leeds

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

Shouldn’t we all just calm down a bit after Lord’s? Once prime ministers decide to intervene, you know things have gone too far. Rishi Sunak has made it clear he wouldn’t want to win a match that way apparently, which feels very much like Tony Blair’s decision to wade into the case of Corrie’s jailed heroine Deirdre Barlow.

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