News archive from 11 February 2014, page 3

McDermott set for showdown talks with prospective Leeds owner Cellino

Brian McDermott expects to meet the man who tried to sack him on Tuesday as Leeds head to Brighton. Italian Massimo Cellino is awaiting Football League approval to complete his takeover of the Yorkshire club, but has already introduced himself to...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 
Struggling Man Utd determined to turn season around

Struggling Man Utd determined to turn season around

And he warned that lifting themselves out of the slump will be as much a test of character as ability. Manager David Moyes accused his team of being “mentally soft” after allowing basement club Fulham to snatch a point with an equaliser in the fifth...

 
Brendan’s battle to stay alive

Brendan’s battle to stay alive

Boxing trainer Brendan Ingle will leave hospital today after fighting off a rare form of epilepsy that paralysed him for three days. The 73-year-old was rushed to the Hallamshire Hospital on Wednesday morning with paralysis of his left arm and leg as...

 
Police host safer internet webchat

Police host safer internet webchat

Police are inviting schools to join a live web-chat on Friday aimed at keeping children safe on the internet. The multi-agency event, to be hosted on www.trusted2know.co.uk/web-chat between 11.35am and 1pm, will offer youngsters the chance to ask...

 
Sheffield cyclist still critical four weeks after he was found unconscious

Sheffield cyclist still critical four weeks after he was found unconscious

The family of a cyclist who has spent four weeks in a critical condition in hospital today urged people to come forward with information about how he was hurt.

 
Cardiff's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer up for a scrap against Aston Villa

Cardiff's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer up for a scrap against Aston Villa

Had events been different the Norwegian would have been plotting against Cardiff City. Two years ago Solskjaer, then still cutting his teeth in management with Molde, held talks with Villa owner Randy Lerner to replace Alex McLeish. However, Solskjaer...

 

Pardew aiming to finish above United as Newcastle boss insists season isn't over yet

They are sitting in a comfortable eighth, but out of both cup competitions and with two miserable derby defeats to their name, Newcastle United have also sold their best player and there were no signs of a replacement before the transfer window...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 
Flasher had three-legged dog

Flasher had three-legged dog

Police have asked the public to help trace a flasher with a distinctive three-legged Pit Bull style dog. The man, described as white, slim, with shaggy hair and aged in his late teens, exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl in the Merrytrees Lane...

 
Hull's Steve Bruce closing in on target

Hull's Steve Bruce closing in on target

Three points against Southampton at the KC Stadium would take the Tigers to 30 - eight short of Bruce's target for safety. Hull could also record back-to-back wins for only the second time this season after winning at Sunderland on Saturday. Bruce...

 
Century in the making

Century in the making

A century ago, the widow of Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, paid a visit to a Ribble Valley hamlet where she planted two chestnut trees. One hundred years later, on another blustery winter’s day, her great granddaughter Princess Alexandra followed in...

 
Brendan Rodgers not thinking about new Liverpool contract

Brendan Rodgers not thinking about new Liverpool contract

Rodgers has seen his stock rise after leading Liverpool into the top four following a series of eye-catching performances, but confirmed no talks are currently planned with owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) to extend his deal which has 18 months left...

 
Parents unaware of dangers faced by children on smartphones

Parents unaware of dangers faced by children on smartphones

Many parents are out of touch with the dangers faced by their children on tablets and smartphones, according to a poll by BBC Learning. Almost one in five children said they had seen something on their devices that had upset them, twice the number...

 
Cyberbullies: How best to tackle online abuse?

Cyberbullies: How best to tackle online abuse?

Hannah Smith, Izzy Dix, Rehtaeh Parsons - just a snippet of the tragic roll call of children who have committed suicide in the last year, with cyberbullying cited as a factor in their deaths. The problem seems to be getting worse - according to the...

 
Warner Bros holding casting for Peter Pan role in film

Warner Bros holding casting for Peter Pan role in film

Oscar-nominated director Joe Wright, who directed Pride And Prejudice and Atonement, is directing the film, titled Pan, and is looking for boys of all ethnicities between the ages of 11 and 13. Les Misérables star Hugh Jackman has been cast as the...

 
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: 'We’d only been going out for six weeks when I got pregnant'

Sophie Ellis-Bextor: 'We’d only been going out for six weeks when I got pregnant'

Among the most memorable moments from the last series of Strictly Come Dancing was the Charleston performed by Sophie Ellis-Bextor and her professional partner Brendan Cole. It was only week two but Sophie notched up four nines from the judges who...

 


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