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Catch the terrorists, Fletch

Dec 13, 2014: Fred Trueman was never short of a great retort or a tale

Ashley Mallett


The new Larwood who destroyed India

Jun 28, 2014: Fred Trueman was called up by England because he was fast... as India's fragile batting line-up discovered on his debut at Headingley

Martin Williamson


England routed in 'a travesty of a game'

Dec 21, 2013: England went Down Under with great expectations in 1958, but things went downhill rapidly for them

Martin Williamson


Same Ashes, but an altogether different world

Aug 17, 2013: England regained the Ashes at The Oval in 1953 and 2005. But the experience of Test cricket could not have changed more in in the 52 years between the two matches

Martin Williamson

My dad and Trueman

Apr 29, 2013: Learning more about her father's boyhood hero helps a cricket writer understand her father better

Tanya Aldred

Wisden Obituary

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi

May 11, 2012: Pataudi became a hard- headed captain of India who, with a beguiling mixture of personal charm and tactical know-how, forced the team to abandon their deep-rooted factionalism and become a disciplined fighting unit. He was, quite simply, one of the most i

Fred Trueman: The Authorised Biography

Fiery, contradictory, all-too-human Fred

Nov 12, 2011: Trueman's latest biographer does a better job of fleshing out his subject than his more illustrious predecessors - perhaps because he didn't know him as well

Rob Steen

County News

Yorkshire honour Trueman with enclosure

Dec 8, 2009: Yorkshire are to honour Fred Trueman by naming the members' enclosure in the new Carnegie Pavilion after the England great.

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The XI

Old gold

Aug 28, 2009: England's all-time team has just two players from the last 30 years

Andrew Miller

All-time XI: England

Pietersen makes all-time England XI

Aug 27, 2009: One contemporary star lines up alongside greats including Hobbs, Hutton, Barnes and Larwood in England's side

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Fred: Portrait of a Fast Bowler

Legend on legend

Jun 14, 2008: This biography captures Trueman at his peak, and the best of Arlott's writing as well

Simon Wilde

November 2007

Boys' own hero who became a mate

Nov 2, 2007: Sid Waddell on his favourite cricketer, Fred Trueman, a man he worshipped and ended up working with on television

Sid Waddell

Trueman's Tales: 'Fiery Fred' - Yorkshire's Cricketing Giant

Tale of t'greatest

Sep 27, 2007: To a generation, Trueman was Yorkshire cricket (English cricket, for that matter) and this book offers an easygoing trawl through his life and times

Andrew Collomosse

Best performances at The Oval

Taking centre stage at Kennington

Aug 8, 2007: England and India have played nine Tests at The Oval over the years and Cricinfo looks back at the memorable performances

George Binoy

Cricinfo XI

Good morning and welcome ...

May 17, 2007: The best XI from the Test Match Special commentary team

Martin Williamson

Ask Steven

A score of 7 for 6, and 15 wins out of 16

Jan 15, 2007: The regular Monday column in which Steven Lynch answers your questions about (almost) any aspect of cricket:

Steven Lynch

Cricinfo XI

Knowing when to call it a day

Jan 11, 2007: We look at XI instances where retirement - or staying retired - would have been the best option

Martin Williamson

Obituary, 2007

Fred Trueman

2007: Fred Trueman Obituary

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Funeral at Bolton Abbey Priory

Friends bid farewell to Trueman

Jul 6, 2006: Friends and former team-mates have said their final farewells to Fred Trueman whose funeral took place this afternoon at Bolton Abbey Priory, North Yorkshire

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Fred Trueman 1931-2006

'He was 100% Yorkshire and England'

Jul 1, 2006: Brian Close, who played alongside Fred Trueman for Yorkshire and England, led the tributes following the news of Trueman's death in a Yorkshire hospital at the age of 75

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