News archive from 19 February 2017

Lincoln City management duo Danny and Nicky Cowley appear on Match of the Day

The nation's footballing institution Match of the Day celebrated Lincoln City's historic FA Cup victory over Burnley by inviting Danny and Nicky Cowley onto the programme. Once again the Imps were the BBC 1 show's headline game as City boss Danny and...

 

Liverpool poised to beat Manchester United to signing of France youth star Yasser Larouci

Liverpool are poised to beat Manchester United and Southampton to France youth international Yasser Larouci. The 16-year-old attacking midfielder played for Paul Pogba's former club Le Havre but has rejected their offer of a contract and is a free...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon can show the world what Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool...

Ryan Sessegnon is the 16-year-old who has been scouted by Manchester United, City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham and Bayern Munich – to name a few. The left-back has been likened to Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale but according to his Fulham...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Russia 2018 World Cup boss in new doping scandal: Vladimir Putin's ally accused of silencing discus thrower...

The man who led Russia's triumphant 2018 World Cup bid and a key ally of Vladimir Putin is facing a new scandal over claims he silenced a drugs whistleblower. Multiple sources have alleged to The Mail on Sunday that Vitaly Mutko, the president of...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Blackburn keeper Jason Steele relishing facing Manchester United in FA Cup clash 

Facing Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round won’t be the greatest sporting occasion Blackburn keeper Jason Steele has taken part in. As a member of Great Britain’s London 2012 football squad, Steele participated in the opening ceremony watched...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Just why is football ignoring all the evidence linking head injuries with CTE and dementia?

Two years ago, FA chairman Greg Dyke apologised to Jeff Astle’s family after The Mail on Sunday exposed the football authorities’ failure to deliver life-saving research into a possible link between head injuries and dementia. More than 14 years ago,...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Henry Brooke dreaming of Grand National glory just three months after horror fall at Hexham

Henry Brooke admits he is daring to dream of Grand National glory just a few months after his horrific fall at Hexham. Back in October, racing had to be delayed for two hours after a fall from Old Storm in the novice chase left Brooke with a punctured...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Ban on children heading footballs edges closer as studies show negative impact on brain function and memory 

A ban on children heading footballs has moved a step closer with governing bodies, medical experts and campaigners all calling for extra safety measures to protect future generations. A number of recent studies, including one from Stirling University...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Party grandees must pull Labour back from the brink

With two by-elections and a Scottish spring conference to negotiate over the course of the next seven days, it could be another uncomfortable week for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. His task has not been made any easier by Tony Blair’s decision to...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho wants £30m Arsenal ace who fits the bill: Chelsea duo preferred

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho wants £30m Arsenal ace who fits the bill: Chelsea duo preferred

The Manchester United boss has identified the Gunners star as a £30million summer target. Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, has impressed during his Arsenal career but failed to deliver on a consistent basis, having scored just three Premier league goals in the...

 

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

"I was looking at one of the family portraits from 1830 of Eleanora, my grandmother's great-great-grandmother," says Peruvian artist and photographer Christian Fuchs. "I began to think, 'Considering we share the same genes, could I...

BBC, 00:11 in Regional
 
You won’t believe who Leicester City fan reckons should replace Claudio Ranieri

You won’t believe who Leicester City fan reckons should replace Claudio Ranieri

The Foxes are having a nightmare season following their dream title win last year, with the team dumped out of the FA Cup by League One club Millwall. It comes as the club hover dangerously close to the relegation zone with just one point separating...

Daily Star, 00:14 in Sport
 

Police cordon off Stoke-on-Trent road to investigate alleged assault

Police are investigating after a man was left with head injuries following an alleged assault Stoke-on-Trent. As part of the investigations a road was cordoned off by officers. Police were called to Chaplin Road, Normacot, at 7pm on Saturday. A cordon...

 
Album reviews: Dirty Projectors, Izo Fitzroy, Summer Moon and more

Album reviews: Dirty Projectors, Izo Fitzroy, Summer Moon and more

ALBUM OF THE WEEK Dirty Projectors Dirty Projectors (Domino) But that’s exactly what band leader and vocalist David Longstreth and his cohorts deliver here. In addressing his break-up with Amber Coffman, his girlfriend and long-time co-singer,...

 
Film reviews: Hidden Figures, Moonlight and The Founder

Film reviews: Hidden Figures, Moonlight and The Founder

Hidden Figures (PG, 120mins)  Director: Theodore Melfi Stars: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst After one of the most disappointing batch of “awards season” films in recent memory – led by the perfectly nice...

 


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