News archive from 5 June 2012, page 10

The scrabble kings of France find a word to scare England... Benzema

The scrabble kings of France find a word to scare England... Benzema

In an individualistic football culture, where players rope themselves off behind headphones and computer screens, there is something cheerily communal in the games of Scrabble that French players and staff have had at their Clairefontaine base. France...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 
EXCLUSIVE: Team GB looking to Lampard as Pearce ponders Olympic call-up

EXCLUSIVE: Team GB looking to Lampard as Pearce ponders Olympic call-up

Frank Lampard is in contention for a surprise place in Stuart Pearce's Team GB squad after his Euro 2012 heartbreak.The Chelsea midfielder, forced out of Roy Hodgson's England plans with a thigh injury, can be named as one of three players over 23 in...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Leicester and Bolton lead race for Cluj winger Sougou

Leicester and Bolton are chasing Cluj's Senegal winger Modou Sougou. The 27-year-old is available for £1million. Meanwhile, Reading are confident of signing Valenciennes midfielder Carlos Sanchez, 26, on a free and still want Adrian Mariappa and Pavel...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 
Not in front of the kids: Koreas ramp up rhetoric over festivals

Not in front of the kids: Koreas ramp up rhetoric over festivals

North Korea, known for its frequent blood-curdling threats against its southern neighbour, took another step in the rhetoric war yesterday by issuing a statement that gave the specific co-ordinates of media outlets in the south, which a promise to...

 
Extreme politics as left-winger takes on Le Pen

Extreme politics as left-winger takes on Le Pen

For a glimpse into the possible future of European politics in an age of economic despair, look to the French town of Henin-Beaumont, where a firebrand leftist is taking on far-right chief Marine Le Pen for a parliamentary seat in her home district....

 

Sunderland want Uruguayan Fucile from Porto to solve left-back problem

Sunderland are showing interest in full back Jorge Fucile. The 27-year-old has been on loan from Porto to a club in Brazil but the Portuguese want to sell. The Uruguayan can play left or right side. Sunderland's Ahmed Elmohamady has confirmed he is in...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Turkish side Eskisehirspor target Gunners midfielder Rosicky

Turkish side Eskisehirspor want Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky. The 31-year-old recently signed a new deal at the Emirates. Meanwhile, Besiktas are close to signing Arsenal midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup. The 19-year old Dutch-born Turkey Under 21...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 
Flying winger Walcott finally ready to make an impact at major championships

Flying winger Walcott finally ready to make an impact at major championships

Roy Hodgson's words were not particularly encouraging for Theo Walcott but, after swallowing disappointment in the past, the Arsenal winger is determined to contribute to England's Euro 2012 campaign.Walcott has yet to appear at a major finals, having...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Lethal Baghdad blast raises sectarian tensions in Iraq

A SUICIDE bomber detonated an explosive-packed car outside a Shi'ite Muslim office in central Baghdad yesterday, killing at least 26 people and wounding more than 190 in an attack bearing the hallmarks of Iraq's al-Qaeda affiliate. The bombing on a...

 

EXCLUSIVE - Samuels: I have been plagued by evil people but knew my time would come

Marlon Samuels does things his way. It is a way that has seen him enveloped in controversies that could have ended his career but one that now finds him on a path he hopes will end with him becoming the best batsman in the world.The man who has...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Drone strike claims eight

A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal areas killed eight suspected militants yesterday, the seventh such attack in less than two weeks. In the most recent attack, three Pakistani intelligence officials say four missiles were fired at a suspected...

 

How's this for a glorious rein, your Majesty? Natterjack gets in the Jubilee spirit

Majestically sporting the Union Flag, his ears happily pricked up, this horse is clearly getting into the spirit of the Queen's Jubilee.Natterjack, a 14-year-old former racehorse, was painted in Britain's colours at Barbury Castle Estate in Wiltshire...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

South Sudan asks ex-ministers for $4bn to be returned

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has written to more than 75 former and current senior government officials asking them to return an estimated $4 billion in stolen funds to the country. Corruption has plagued South Sudan’s government since the 2005...

 

The Polar Bear versus The Beast: Stand by for match of the muscle men

A few hours before the England squad took the coach ride to Heathrow for their flight to South Africa, Dan Cole was shown the video clip of his next opponent which has become an internet sensation.The Leicester prop watched a remarkable display of...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Israeli arsonists condemned for attack on migrant home

Israeli arsonists have set fire to an apartment housing Eritrean migrants, spray-painting "get out of the neighbourhood" over the entrance in the latest violence against Africans. Fleeing poverty, fighting and authoritarian rule, some 60,000...

 


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