News archive from 2 January 2015, page 5

Tony Pulis' in-tray: What does the new West Brom manager need to deal with?

New manager Tony Pulis watched on as West Brom earned a creditable draw away at West Ham on New Year's Day, and Sportsmail takes a look at his in-tray at Selhurst Park.    Go back to basics Too often this season West Brom have played pretty football...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Steven Gerrard departure from Liverpool had to happen at some point but the Reds will never be quite the...

Sat in a luxurious meeting room in a hotel in downtown Chicago, Steven Gerrard was talking about the past, the present and the future. It was July 27, Liverpool had just breezed past Olympiakos in a pre-season friendly. After Gerrard had dealt with...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Swansea City manager Garry Monk calls for referees to be banned for bad decisions

Garry Monk believes referees should be banned for poor performances following two controversial decisions from Anthony Taylor during Swansea’s 1-1 draw with QPR on Thursday. The Swansea boss was incensed after QPR goalkeeper Rob Green handled outside...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Gary Mackay-Steven checked on by Swansea and West Brom scouts in Dundee United's derby win against Dundee 

Swansea and West Brom had scouts watching Dundee United winger Gary Mackay-Steven on Thursday. The 24-year-old scored twice in United's 6-2 derby win over Dundee. Mackay-Steven, a Scotland international, was at Liverpool at a teenager. And he...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake signs for League One Preston until the end of the season 

Preston North End have signed striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake on a free transfer until the end of the season. The 28-year-old was released by Ipswich in May.  Manager Simon Grayson said: 'We gave Sylvan the best opportunity. It wasn't a week's trial, it...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Five things rugby needs to get right in 2015 as a home World Cup is on the horizon

The World Cup is fast approaching and the tournament promises to be an epic, glorious spectacle. Overall, the game is growing and is in good health, but here are five New Year wishes for rugby — based on fundamental domestic and global issues...   On...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Alan Pardew's in-tray: What does the new Crystal Palace manager need to deal with? 

New manager Alan Pardew watched on as Crystal Palace laboured to a 0-0 draw away at Aston Villa on New Year's Day, and Sportsmail takes a look at his in-tray at Selhurst Park.   Sign two key players A new striker could be the difference between them...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Nigel Pearson calls for video technology after decision to award Liverpool penalty when Wes Morgan was hit...

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson called for the introduction of video technology after his side fell victim to two terrible penalty decisions in Thursday's 2-2 draw at Liverpool. Leicester were particularly incensed by referee Mike Jones’ decision to...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Former New York governor Mario Cuomo has died at 82 - WSJ

(Reporting by Bill Trott and Will Dunham; Editing by Sandra Maler, Bernard Orr)

 
Australia shares start new year trading flat

Australia shares start new year trading flat

Australian shares started the new year flat in thin trading with many of the region's markets closed ahead of the first full week of trading in 2015. Weak factory activity in China weighed on Australian shares as China is the country's biggest trading...

BBC, 01:25 in Business
 
Television in 2015: A look-ahead

Television in 2015: A look-ahead

To begin at the end, 2015 will see audiences saying farewell to two of television's biggest shows. The final seven episodes of the multi-award-winning Mad Men will air in the new year - and viewers who have followed the inner workings of a New York...

BBC, 01:31 in Art & Culture
 
Theory of Everything star Felicity Jones: 'Awards are a bonus'

Theory of Everything star Felicity Jones: 'Awards are a bonus'

Eddie Redmayne is being talked up as a serious Oscar contender for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, but don't expect to see his co-star Felicity Jones sidelined during awards season. As the stars of The Theory of...

BBC, 01:31 in Art & Culture
 
That’s a birdie! Crows swoop in to steal balls at Leeds golf club

That’s a birdie! Crows swoop in to steal balls at Leeds golf club

Most golfers dream of a birdie - a double eagle or an albatross - but nobody longs for a crow. However, that’s exactly what players at Leeds oldest golf club are getting – lots of crows. The feathered fiends have been swooping down on Headingley Golf...

 
Strong bond between Leeds United and city’s Jewish community

Strong bond between Leeds United and city’s Jewish community

Christmas was tinged with sadness as former Leeds United chairman Leslie Silver passed away on December 28. One of Leeds' most famous Jewish sons was warmly embraced by the city at large. Amitai Winehouse reports. THE sad passing of former Leeds...

 
Cameron Set To Unveil First Election Poster

Cameron Set To Unveil First Election Poster

The Prime Minister is due to unveil the Conservatives' first campaign poster of the general election year during a visit to Yorkshire later today. The image which will appear on billboards across the UK shows a long straight road running through green...

 


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