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On the day England's cricketers suffered a humiliating Ashes series whitewash, there's a reminder in Blackpool of a more victorious time for the national side.
A park in the resort has been named after the famous bowler Harold Larwood.
Ralph Blunsom reports.
A park in Blackpool where a sweet shop run by Ashes hero Harold Larwood once stood been officially named after the cricketer.
He owned a shop on the corner of Victory Road and Caunce Street in 1946.
Larwood played for Blackpool Cricket Club in 1939 after ending his first class cricket career with Nottinghamshire.
He died at the age of 90 after emigrating to Australia in 1950.