News archive from 8 May 2014, page 3

Hollywood boycotts Beverly Hills Hotel

Hollywood boycotts Beverly Hills Hotel

HOLLYWOOD stars are boycotting one of the most famous hotels in the world in protest against the introduction of a harsh Islamic penal code by

 
Man City 4 - Aston Villa 0: Fab four hit for Man City

Man City 4 - Aston Villa 0: Fab four hit for Man City

Never mind UEFA's financial watchdogs, Manchester City are one point away from celebrating their second Premier League title in three years. They are on the brink of a £100million jackpot for finishing top - and even if they end up paying half of it...

 
Sunderland 2 - West Brom 0: Jack Colback seals a Sunderland miracle mission

Sunderland 2 - West Brom 0: Jack Colback seals a Sunderland miracle mission

Barring a 17-goal turnaround on Sunday - the unlikeliest of unlikelies - Norwich City were last night relegated as Sunderland achieved a miraculous turnaround. Two goals up inside 31 minutes, West Brom never seriously threatened to dampen the Wearside...

 
COMMENT: Homegrown talent takes a back seat at Man City

COMMENT: Homegrown talent takes a back seat at Man City

Ester might want a few answers about when there are going to be more English players in this team. The fact only two, James Milner and Joe Hart, started the game tells you why Manchester City are facing a £50million fine for importing the best talent...

 
COMMENT: Floodgates are opened by Man City's Mr Cool Manuel Pellegrini

COMMENT: Floodgates are opened by Man City's Mr Cool Manuel Pellegrini

Until Edin Dzeko broke the deadlock after 64 anxious minutes last night, though, it seemed Manchester City's big opportunity in the title race might be left in a sodden limbo-land. Pellegrini has bemused some in the mad-house of the Premier League...

 
Louis Van Gaal: I would LOVE the Man Utd job

Louis Van Gaal: I would LOVE the Man Utd job

United have delayed announcing Holland boss Van Gaal as David Moyes' successor until next week but the Dutchman has confirmed his interest. Speaking at the start of a three-day World Cup training camp for Holland's home-based players, he said: "I...

 
Robin Van Persie: Man Utd will bounce back

Robin Van Persie: Man Utd will bounce back

United have delayed confirming Holland manager Van Gaal as David Moyes' successor until the season is over but his Dutch compatriot Van Persie is already stressing the club will never again sink to the depths they have experienced in their worst...

 
Phil Neville: I have never felt lower than Old Trafford lap of appreciation

Phil Neville: I have never felt lower than Old Trafford lap of appreciation

The Manchester United assistant manager, who survived the sacking of David Moyes to help see the club limp through to the end of the campaign, famously conceded the late penalty during Euro 2000 that saw England lose to Romania. But that was nothing...

 
Gary Monk's habits can help Swansea soar

Gary Monk's habits can help Swansea soar

Monk, 35, was confirmed as Laudrup's permanent successor yesterday on a three-year contract. He had guided the Swans to Premier League safety in an interim capacity following the Dane's February dismissal. When Laudrup left, Jenkins used his programme...

 
Derby just the ticket for Steve McClaren

Derby just the ticket for Steve McClaren

McClaren's last game in the Premier League was as manager of Middlesbrough in a 1-0 defeat at Fulham in May 2006. Derby themselves have been in the top flight more recently than that, one disastrous 2007-08 season when they were relegated in March...

 
Brighton's Oscar winner playing the Cruyff way

Brighton's Oscar winner playing the Cruyff way

The Brighton manager played under Cruyff at Barcelona and has also worked with Jose Mourinho, Bobby Robson, Pep Guardiola and Louis Van Gaal. It was Cruyff who left the deepest impression and Garcia is hoping his education under the Dutch master will...

 
Hope Valley band named as one to watch by BBC

Hope Valley band named as one to watch by BBC

Castleton rock duo Drenge have been named as one to watch by the BBC. The grunge two-piece were mentioned in a list of four of the country’s most promising bands by entertainment reporter Mark Savage. Drenge, meaning boys in Danish, consists of Eoin...

 

Murray pays tribute to Baltacha

A heartbroken Andy Murray has paid a touching tribute to his friend Elena Baltacha, the former British tennis number one who died of liver cancer. Playing in his first match since her death on Sunday, he added Baltacha's nickname of Bally with a heart...

 
Lou Gehrig killed by baseball not Lou Gehrig's disease, study findings suggest

Lou Gehrig killed by baseball not Lou Gehrig's disease, study findings suggest

Yankees hero Lou Gehrig, who gave his name to the disease thought to have killed him, probably died from a baseball blow to the head. Photograph: Richard Hutchings/Corbis. Lou Gehrig, a heroic slugger for the Yankees baseball team, was famed for...

 
Tom Peterkin: Ukip could upset the EU banana cart

Tom Peterkin: Ukip could upset the EU banana cart

Alex Salmond was out on the stump in windswept Portobello yesterday morning - a sure sign that an election is in the offing. Almost the first thing he did was step inside a fruit and veg emporium called “Banana Republic”. Banana Republic may well be...

Scotsman, 00:54 in Politics
 


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