Sunday 8 September 2013 

Video - Paul Merson Talks Ashes, T20 Cricket

Former Arsenal and England international footballer talks to us about Ashes cricket, becoming a season-ticket holder at Edgbaston and Twenty20 cricket.

We caught up with him during an event managed by Iconic Event Management at Sheffield Collegiate Cricket Club to mark Yorkshire's 150th anniversary.

Merson, who also played for Aston Villa, Brentford, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth, Tamworth, Walsall and Welshpool Town as well as earning 21 England caps, starts off by talking about how he started watching the game at Edgbaston.

He then gives his view on the Ashes, saying that everybody, no matter what sport they are more usually associated with, gets behind England when Australia are the opponents and finishes off by chatting about Twenty20 cricket.

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