News archive from 2 March 2011, page 9

McCoist insists Parkhead holds no fear for Rangers in wake of recent Celtic drubbing

McCoist insists Parkhead holds no fear for Rangers in wake of recent Celtic drubbing

Ally McCoist has insisted that shell-shocked Rangers won't be spooked by their quickfire return to Parkhead on Wednesday night. Just 10 days have passed since the Ibrox side were torn to shreds in a 3-0 defeat to their ancient rivals in the SPL. In...

Daily Mail, 01:36 in Sport
 
Football needs more like Justin Fashanu if homophobic barriers are to be removed

Football needs more like Justin Fashanu if homophobic barriers are to be removed

Yet, equally, Fashanu's decision to embrace the evangelical Christian faith, which disapproved of his sexual orientation, was also harmful to his well-being, as was the generally negative reaction of the black community and members of his family to...

Daily Mail, 01:36 in Sport
 
Sorry Olsson offers Stoke olive branch after smashing framed picture in tunnel bust-up

Sorry Olsson offers Stoke olive branch after smashing framed picture in tunnel bust-up

Jonas Olsson has apologised for smashing a framed team picture at Stoke's Britannia Stadium and offered to pay for the damage out of his own pocket. The West Bromwich defender admitted losing his cool in a tunnel bust-up with Stoke striker Ricardo...

Daily Mail, 01:36 in Sport
 
Cavendish says no to the London velodrome as sprint king opts out of track events in favour of 2012 road race

Cavendish says no to the London velodrome as sprint king opts out of track events in favour of 2012 road race

Olympian: Cavendish (right) in action during the Beijing Games with Bradley Wiggins (left) Speaking to announce his participation in this year's Giro d'Italia, the 25-year-old is mindful that he will have to race more than ever before in the first 10...

Daily Mail, 01:37 in Sport
 
Jimmy must fix it or step aside as England seek remedy for bowling headache

Jimmy must fix it or step aside as England seek remedy for bowling headache

The plight of England's seamers was summed up by Bresnan, the most impressive quick on either side against India with five for 48 and some nerveless death bowling. 'It's a lot easier to bat than bowl,' he said. 'So far the wickets have been true and...

Daily Mail, 01:37 in Sport
 
Celtic manager Lennon only bothered about trophies ahead of Old Firm duel

Celtic manager Lennon only bothered about trophies ahead of Old Firm duel

Neil Lennon has insisted that capturing silverware with Celtic is his top priority, rather than winning a personal Old Firm duel with Walter Smith. Victory at Parkhead in Wednesday night's Scottish Cup replay - the teams' fifth showdown of the season...

Daily Mail, 01:38 in Sport
 
Owen Coyle delighted as Robbie Blake decides to fight for his place at Bolton

Owen Coyle delighted as Robbie Blake decides to fight for his place at Bolton

Bolton forward Robbie Blake has turned down the chance of a loan move to remain at the Reebok Stadium. A number of clubs had enquired about the 34-year-old, who has dropped down the pecking order, with npower Championship high-fliers Norwich the most...

Daily Mail, 01:38 in Sport
 
ARSENAL'S ARSENE WENGER DUMPS WOJCIECH SZCZESNY AND LAURENT KOSCIELNY

ARSENAL'S ARSENE WENGER DUMPS WOJCIECH SZCZESNY AND LAURENT KOSCIELNY

ARSENE WENGER has held heart-to-heart talks with devastated pair Wojciech Szczesny and Laurent Koscielny after their Carling Cup cock-up. But neither Wojciech Szczesny nor Laurent Koscielny will face Leyton Orient tonight as Arsene Wenger takes...

Daily Star, 01:39 in Sport
 
ROBIN VAN PERSIE MISSES BARCELONA

ROBIN VAN PERSIE MISSES BARCELONA

ARSENAL last night received a huge double blow to their hopes of bouncing back from their Carling Cup final defeat, after Robin van Persie and Theo Walcott were ruled out of next week’s Champions League trip to Barcelona. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger...

 
JIMMY SMITH: I'LL HAVE LAST LAUGH AGAINST ARSENAL

JIMMY SMITH: I'LL HAVE LAST LAUGH AGAINST ARSENAL

LEYTON ORIENT midfielder Jimmy Smith burst out laughing when ­Arsenal lost the Carling Cup final thanks to a last-gasp howler. And now ex-Chelsea ace Jimmy Smith is aiming to heap more misery on the Gunners in tonight’s FA Cup fifth-round replay –...

Daily Star, 01:49 in Sport
 
Could 2011 see the last-ever census? Supermarket loyalty cards may be used instead

Could 2011 see the last-ever census? Supermarket loyalty cards may be used instead

The national census could be abolished - and information gathered through supermarket store cards instead. A ten-yearly head-count due on March 27 will demand details on everything from ethnic identity to your central heating. But officials are...

 
GERARD HOULLIER: MANCHESTER CITY DEFEAT WAS CAREER LOW-POINT

GERARD HOULLIER: MANCHESTER CITY DEFEAT WAS CAREER LOW-POINT

ASTON VILLA boss Gerard Houllier admits his last trip to Manchester City was the lowest point of his career. Gerard Houllier insists Aston Villa’s 4-0 drubbing by Roberto Mancini’s Manchester City on December 28 still sticks in his throat. Tonight,...

Daily Star, 01:57 in Sport
 
ALLY MCCOIST DEMANDS RANGERS HIGH NOTE

ALLY MCCOIST DEMANDS RANGERS HIGH NOTE

ALLY MCCOIST has demanded his Rangers flops go thirsting for revenge against Celtic tonight after they gave him his LOWEST moment in football. The Rangers assistant boss has revealed that he hit rock bottom after Neil Lennon’s Bhoys trounced the...

 
GARY HOOPER BACKS SCOTT BROWN TO HANDLE RANGERS HARDMEN

GARY HOOPER BACKS SCOTT BROWN TO HANDLE RANGERS HARDMEN

GARY HOOPER has backed Parkhead pal Scott Brown to shrug off any special attention he might get from Rangers in tonight’s Scottish Cup replay. The Hoops are on red alert following comments from Ibrox star Kyle Bartley suggesting that their captain...

 
MACHESTER CITY IS HEADING FOR A CASH CRUNCH

MACHESTER CITY IS HEADING FOR A CASH CRUNCH

MANCHESTER CITY are on a collision course with UEFA after revealing record losses at Eastlands. Manchester City made a pre-tax loss of over £121m for the last financial year, which flies in the face of new UEFA regulations. It means the big...

Daily Star, 02:04 in Sport
 


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