Now we can settle down to the more placid games in the County Championship. Can Essex keep up their good form and take the Championship this year, a rarity for a team in the year after promotion. Who will go up? Who will go down? Septemeber is usually the month when these questions are answered.
The Glorious 12th has arrived. The football season is about to begin. Who will win this year - Chelsea, Manchester United, City, Arsenal, Spurs, Liverpool or a surprise outsider. Back to the action after the hiatus for the World Cup Qualifiers. The race for the top spots is beginning to take shape.