Ian Botham Dennis Law Sir Ian Botham has never played international football for Scotland.... Denis Law never played cricket for England Andy Goram played both football and cricket for Scotland but never cricket for England. He also played football in England for Oldham Athletic, Notts County, Sheffield Utd, Coventry City and played 2 games for Manchester Utd in 2001 whilst on loan
Because he was good at both cricket and football and was from Scotland and England!
The only person to have played both World Cup Football and World Cup Cricket is Viv Richards - Antigua at football and West Indies at cricket.
James brashaw did for Australia Reginald ("Tip") Erskine Foster, who is also the only man ever to have captained England at both games.
Phil Neville Reginald ("Tip") Erskine Foster who is also the only man ever to have captained England at both games.
Mostly its football hockey is also played and in United Kingdom they play both football and cricket
Arnie Sidebottom Ian Botham Ryan Sidebottom? Jim Cumbes Denis Compton - for Middx. and England at cricket; Arsenal at soccer. Les Compton - for Middx. at cricket; Arsenal at soccer.