News archive from 2 September 2017, page 9

US Open: Maria Sharapova beats Sofia Kenin in straight sets to secure fourth round spot

US Open: Maria Sharapova beats Sofia Kenin in straight sets to secure fourth round spot

The 2006 Flushing Meadows champion went into the showdown off the back of wins against Simona Halep and Timea Babos. She didn't have it all her own way in the first set against her 18-year-old opponent, playing in the third round for the first time,...

Daily Star, 06:24 in Sport
 
UFC News: McGregor’s huge Mayweather admission, Woodley eyes St-Pierre, Aldo latest

UFC News: McGregor’s huge Mayweather admission, Woodley eyes St-Pierre, Aldo latest

Conor McGregor believes the outcome of his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr might’ve been different if he had more time to adjust to fighting 12 three minute rounds. "I had an amazing team and It truly was an amazing and enjoyable camp, and...

Daily Star, 06:24 in Sport
 
Motorists to be hit with 4p petrol price hike in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

Motorists to be hit with 4p petrol price hike in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

UK motorists are being warned to expect a hike in the cost of unleaded petrol due to Hurricane Harvey. The RAC predicted that forecourt prices could rise by up to 4p per litre in the coming days because of the shutdown of large refineries on the Gulf...

 

Wayne Rooney nicked for drink-driving with mystery woman while pregnant wife is on holiday with kids

Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink-driving after being found in a woman’s car at 2am. The footballer’s pregnant wife Coleen, was on holiday with their three sons – but was understood to be preparing to fly home yesterday. Former England skipper...

 
Plans for 145-year-old Cleethorpes shop Arthur Burton to be transformed into new bar

Plans for 145-year-old Cleethorpes shop Arthur Burton to be transformed into new bar

After 145 years of trading in Cleethorpes, historic menswear shop Arthur Burton could soon close for good as plans are submitted to transform it into a new bar. Arthur Burton Menswear Ltd has always had a on Se View Street since 1872. Developers are...

 
New Scotland boss Shelley Kerr: I can't wait to get players on the pitch

New Scotland boss Shelley Kerr: I can't wait to get players on the pitch

MY POST as national team head coach started officially on June 1 and it's given me an opportunity to look at the whole girls' and women's pathway during that time. Post-Euros, the initial stages was making contact with all the players and outlining...

 
Celtic signing Patrick Roberts is sensational but Hoops needed another centre-half for cover - Sutton

Celtic signing Patrick Roberts is sensational but Hoops needed another centre-half for cover - Sutton

Great news then no news. It’s hard to imagine what the Celtic fans are feeling after the close of the transfer window. I’ll take a punt and suggest they may be a touch frustrated. Brendan Rodgers pieced together his attacking unit with a couple of...

 
George Best could have been Rangers hero but Ibrox chief Jack Gillespie didn't want a 'drunk' wearing a blue shirt

George Best could have been Rangers hero but Ibrox chief Jack Gillespie didn't want a 'drunk' wearing a...

Bill McMurdo was involved in the most jaw-dropping transfer in the history of Scottish football. In the summer of 1989 he helped make Maurice Johnston the first high-profile Roman Catholic to sign for Rangers. But the British game’s first agent...

 
Celtic new boy Odsonne Edouard wants to follow in the footsteps of Moussa Dembele

Celtic new boy Odsonne Edouard wants to follow in the footsteps of Moussa Dembele

When Brendan Rodgers came to Paris to personally explain how he can make Odsonne Edouard a better player, the 19-year-old was impressed. Yet what the Celtic manager didn’t realise at the time is that he needn’t have bothered. Because the PSG rising...

 
Not selling Jamie Walker to Rangers could end up costing Hearts says Jim Jefferies

Not selling Jamie Walker to Rangers could end up costing Hearts says Jim Jefferies

Jim Jefferies hopes Hearts aren’t left to count the cost of playing hardball with Rangers after admitting a similar move cost the club a fortune 18 years ago. The former Gorgie gaffer urged Tynecastle chairman Chris Robinson to take the £1million on...

 
Rangers star Bruno Alves falls ill while on international duty with Portugal

Rangers star Bruno Alves falls ill while on international duty with Portugal

Rangers star Bruno Alves has been laid low after suffering from a bout of gastroenteritis on duty with Portugal. The veteran defender was called up by Fernando Santos for the World Cup double-header with Faroe Islands and Hungary. But he was forced to...

 
Loony Joons: Artificial pitch made me look a mug but are they really a problem at junior level?

Loony Joons: Artificial pitch made me look a mug but are they really a problem at junior level?

Three-gee or not three-gee? Plastic fantastic or just plain drastic? The debate over artificial football pitches raised its head again this week in the build up to Scotland's World Cup Qualifier in Lithuania - and I know which camp I stand in. The...

 
New Celtic signing Odsonne Edouard vows to score against parent club PSG in Champions League

New Celtic signing Odsonne Edouard vows to score against parent club PSG in Champions League

Odsonne Edouard has vowed to score against his parent club PSG if Celtic give him his big Champions League chance. The on-loan striker says he’d have no qualms about biting the hand that feeds him if Brendan Rodgers pitches him straight into Celtic’s...

 

Scotland have rescued a train wreck of a campaign to get back on track for destination Russia 2018 - big...

In the Soviet era, old steam trains used to go past the LFF Stadium. Back then it was called The Lokomotyvas because it was so close to Vilnius’s main railway station. And last night in Lithuania’s capital city, Gordon Strachan might just have got...

 

Aston Villa news and transfers: Another injury setback; what the new boys said; contract talk

Window reviewed There was to be no frantic deadline day scramble for Aston Villa as the final hours of the transfer window passed by relatively incident free. Other than Gary Gardner and Matija Sarkic heading for Barnsley and Wigan Athletic...

 


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