Mirror – England may be up against it yet again in Australia as the hosts piled on the runs on day one of the fourth Ashes Test.

Summary

  • England may be up against it yet again in Australia as the hosts piled on the runs on day one of the fourth Ashes Test.
  • But at least the tourists can rely on their vocal band of devoted fans, the Barmy Army, for light relief in the stands.
  • A particular brilliant moment came on Boxing Day as a steward at the Melbourne Cricket Ground got more than he bargained for when asking a fan to put his shoes on.
  • “Shoes off, if you’re England, shoes off, if you’re England…” And so it went.
  • A police officer on duty in the stands saw the funny side, too, sharing a laugh with the fans.


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