Andrew Flintoff

Is Ben Stokes the New Andrew Flintoff? Let Us Hope Not...

Endeavour Press | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Sport
Endeavour Press

Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes has provided a rare glimmer of optimism on England's calamitous current Ashes tour. Whereas the established players have failed, this 22 year old, who was not in the side at the start of the series, has now scored England's only century thus far...

A Whole Lot of Fuss About Nothing - 'Sledgegate'

Tom Marsland | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Marsland

Sledging is not poisonous or derogatory to the game; it is actually part of what makes cricket a great game and why people love it. Sport is essentially all about winning; therefore you need to take any little opportunity to get ahead of your opponent, whether that is physical or mental.

2005's 'Fab Four' Remembered

Will Macpherson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Will Macpherson

As we bid farewell to them, the 18 months that these four men spent sweeping aside all before them will live long in the memory. This standard of cricket in this summer's Ashes series had nothing on the five act Greek comedy/tragedy (depending on which hemisphere you come from) that 2005 served up...

Former Cricketer Andrew Flintoff Wins First Professional Fight (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Sport

Former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff has won his first professional boxing fight against Richard Dawson in front of a lively crowd of 5,000 ...

Flintoff Admits Nerves Ahead Of Boxing Debut

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has weighed in ahead of his professional boxing debut against Richard Dawson on Friday. The ex-England cricketer has admi...

'I Was Bulimic'

Posted 15.11.2012 | Home

Former England cricket captain Freddie Flintoff has revealed he once battled the eating disorder bulimia. The sports star says he made himself sick...

PICTURES: Flintoff Gets Tips From Tyson Ahead Of Boxing Debut

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Sport

Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has called on some of boxing's biggest names in Mike Tyson and Barry McGuigan as he attempts to make a name for himself in t...

Flintoff's Built Like A Boxer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Sport

Andrew Flintoff has shed his cricketer's image to get built like a boxer as he seeks to make his debut in the ring. The picture, taken by Shane...

The Most Bizarre Sporting Career Change Ever?

AOL.CO.UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Sport

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed he is set to become a professional boxer - with a planned debut set for Manchester in November....

GALLERY: Bristow And Flintoff Amongst Attendants At Waddell's Funeral

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Sport

Sports stars including Freddie Flintoff and Eric Bristow have gathered for the funeral of the "voice of darts", Sid Waddell. Flintoff and Bristow a...

PICTURES: Cricket Fraternity Turn Out For Maynard Funeral

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Sport

Cricket star Tom Maynard will be laid to rest at a funeral service in Wales today. The former Glamorgan and Surrey batsman died last month after be...

'A F*****g P***k' - Flintoff On Atherton

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Sport

Andrew Flintoff offered a foul-mouthed swipe at former England captain Michael Atherton on Tuesday night, as he labelled the Sky cricket analyst a "f*...

Sport Relief - Sport Can Be a Lifeline for Young People

Andrew Flintoff | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK Sport
Andrew Flintoff

I grew up in Preston next to four housing estates and went to a school notorious for crime. A lot of the kids in my neighbourhood spent their time hanging around the streets nicking stuff and getting into trouble. For me it was all about the cricket. I believe that sport gives you purpose and direction and a sense of being part of a team. It's obviously far better to focus on something positive, as opposed to something destructive. Sport makes you feel good and proud.

Sports Relief: Flintoff Bowls Over A Few World Records

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Andrew Flintoff amassed a number of world records on Monday as part of a Sport Relief challenge - but only after a few attempts. The former cricket...

Will Flintoff Take 12 For 12? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Sport

Andrew Flintoff has started his 12 records in 12 hours Sport Relief challenge. The ex-England cricketer smashed the Guinness World Record for drink...

Biting, Blood, Bridge and Bobby: 10 British Sporting Scandals

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

David Haye and Dereck Chisora's Bavarian brawl could result in life-bans for the boxing duo. In light of their antics at the weekend, here's ten ot...

Andrew Flintoff’s The Hidden Side of Sport: A Powerful and Important Message

Joe Nickel | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK
Joe Nickel

This kind of honesty and openness can really help make life easier for the millions of people with mental health problems.