News archive from 29 November 2014, page 14

Chris Sutton: Playing at Hearts was always a test of nerve for Celtic but I hope Jambos don't quit Tynecastle

Chris Sutton: Playing at Hearts was always a test of nerve for Celtic but I hope Jambos don't quit Tynecastle

HEARTS against Celtic is going to be a cracker with a real edge. Ronny Deila and his team will face a ferocious atmosphere at Tynecastle and it’s one of the matches on the calendar that always lifts the game in Scotland. Let’s hope Celtic going there...

 

BLACK FRIDAY: Shoppers descend on Derby - but was it a 'war zone' or just a typical pre-Christmas spree?

BLACK Friday fever hit Derby yesterday as shoppers flocked to the city centre to bag a bargain. One shopper likened the busy city centre to a "war zone" but others said it was a "normal busy Friday ahead of Christmas". Some people...

 
Hearts boss Robbie Neilson says brains not brawn will see his side succeed this season

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson says brains not brawn will see his side succeed this season

ROBBIE NEILSON freely admits his young Jambos side didn’t have enough power to go toe to toe with Rangers. That’s why the Hearts boss is hoping tomorrow’s Scottish Cup cracker against Celtic at Tynecastle does not descend into another bruising...

 
Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend backs rookie prop Zander Fagerson to bounce back from his Llanelli nightmare

Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend backs rookie prop Zander Fagerson to bounce back from his Llanelli nightmare

GREGOR Townsend is backing Glasgow kid Zander Fagerson to bounce back from his Llanelli nightmare when he faces more Welsh Dragons in the Pro 12 tomorrow. The Warriors coach reckons the rookie prop was victimised by Irish ref Dave Wilkinson in last...

 
Crewe Alexandra: Injury setback for winger Ryan Colclough

Crewe Alexandra: Injury setback for winger Ryan Colclough

RYAN Colclough went under the knife again this week as he continues his long recovery from injury. It is now over a year since Colclough last pulled on an Alex shirt having struggled with a hip injury and further niggles over the past 12 months. It...

 
Bargains hard to find say shoppers

Bargains hard to find say shoppers

WIGAN'S bargain-hunters flooded the shops yesterday in a bid to make the most of Black Friday. Asda at Robin Park was poised to tackle the mad rush as extra staff were on shift and the main entrance was separated by barriers to segregate the...

 
RUGBY PREVIEW: Percy Park v West Hartlepool

RUGBY PREVIEW: Percy Park v West Hartlepool

IAIN Dixon is looking to see West Hartlepool extend their miserly defensive record when his side visit Percy Park tomorrow in North One East (kick-off 2.15pm). West have conceded only four tries in the last 240 minutes of league rugby and that...

 
Clutha tragedy: Legacy of hope one year on after helicopter disaster which claimed 10 lives

Clutha tragedy: Legacy of hope one year on after helicopter disaster which claimed 10 lives

CLUTHA owner Alan Crossan last night saw a legacy of hope arise from his pub’s tragedy. On the eve of the first anniversary of the police helicopter crash which claimed 10 lives, an array of musicians took to the stage at Glasgow’s Barrowland. The...

 
Bogus water men steal vulnerable Penwortham woman’s cash

Bogus water men steal vulnerable Penwortham woman’s cash

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a vulnerable woman was burgled by conmen in Penwortham, near Preston. The incident happened at around 6pm on Thursday November 27 on Broadfield Drive, Penwortham. It is believed two men entered the...

 
Man who slit throat in front of parents was probably ‘experiencing effect of drugs’

Man who slit throat in front of parents was probably ‘experiencing effect of drugs’

A man who slit his throat in front of his parents in their South Tyneside home minutes after being released from police custody could have still been under the influence of drugs, an inquest heard. Forensic scientist Denise Stanworth examined blood...

 
Volunteers needed for South Shields park clean-up

Volunteers needed for South Shields park clean-up

A WESTOE park is to undergo a clean-up - and you are being asked to get involved. Members of South Tyneside Green Party are planning to join forces with the local community to spruce up Readhead Park next Saturday. It follows on from October’s...

 
Fun day helps charity’s fundraising effort

Fun day helps charity’s fundraising effort

Fundraisers now have a clearer view of a £30,000 target thanks to a South Tyneside opticians. Specsavers, in King Street, South Shields, held a nautical-themed fun day for staff and customers to help raise cash for The Cruse Crew. The group - which...

 
Adam Scott one off pace at Australian Open as Rory McIlroy implodes

Adam Scott one off pace at Australian Open as Rory McIlroy implodes

Adam Scott emerged from a dramatic third round of the Australian Open just one shot off the championship lead. Halfway leader Greg Chalmers ground out an even-par 71 in testing conditions to remain on top, with Brett Rumford and American ace Jordan...

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Apply for valuable funding to help boost rural careers

Apply for valuable funding to help boost rural careers

Funding applications are being encouraged as part of a major initiative which aims to support people living in north Northumberland and the Borders. The Border Union Agricultural Society (BUAS) Bicentenary Bursary Fund was set up to commemorate the...

 
Crewe Alexandra v Doncaster Rovers: Ollie Turton could stay in wing back role

Crewe Alexandra v Doncaster Rovers: Ollie Turton could stay in wing back role

OLLIE Turton's versatility could again see him utilised in a wing back role against Doncaster Rovers (3pm) as skipper Matt Tootle looks set to miss out through illness. Tootle hasn't featured since the 1-0 home defeat to Sheffield United on October 25...

 


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