November 12, 2006

Guernsey

Channel Islands break new ground

Martin Williamson

Guernsey and Jersey in the Channel islands are set to host their first international tournaments in 2007. Jersey will host the European Under-19 Championship, while Guernsey is set to host the first European Under-23 Second Division Championship, featuring both Channel Island teams, Italy, and either France or Gibraltar.

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Martin Williamson
Executive editor Martin Williamson joined the Wisden website in its planning stages in 2001 after failing to make his millions in the internet boom when managing editor of Sportal. Before that he was in charge of Sky Sports Online and helped launch and run Sky News Online. With a preference for all things old (except his wife and children), he has recently confounded colleagues by displaying an uncharacteristic fondness for Twenty20 cricket. His enthusiasm for the game is sadly not matched by his ability, but he remains convinced that he might be a late developer and perseveres in the hope of an England call-up with his middle-order batting and non-spinning offbreaks. He is now managing editor of ESPN EMEA Digital Group as well as his Cricinfo responsibilities.

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