News archive from 12 May 2013, page 6

BURNS PREVAILS AS OPPONENT QUITS

BURNS PREVAILS AS OPPONENT QUITS

Ricky Burns retained his WBO lightweight title after Jose Gonzalez stayed on his stool at the end of the ninth round in a dramatic night at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. The 29-year-old mandatory challenger from Puerto Rico went into the fight...

Daily Star, 00:44 in Sport
 
I GOT BANNED & B*LL*CKED BUT I'LL NEVER FORGET SIR ALEX FERGUSON

I GOT BANNED & B*LL*CKED BUT I'LL NEVER FORGET SIR ALEX FERGUSON

FERGIE, bloody hell! What memories. What maulings. What momentous, historical ­milestones. The only manager I've known who can verbally kick you in the balls one second and then slap you on the back in a gesture of genuine warmth. Sir Alexander...

Daily Star, 00:47 in Sport
 
SIR ALEX FERGUSON HAD SCOT THE LOT!

SIR ALEX FERGUSON HAD SCOT THE LOT!

HE started with half a team and no goalkeeper. So how exactly did Sir Alex Ferguson's time in Scotland shape his managerial future? As a player, Fergie's career was one of missed opportunity, although his scoring record of 186 goals in 344 matches is...

Daily Star, 00:51 in Sport
 
£160,000 ‘wasted’ on NHS feedback website

£160,000 ‘wasted’ on NHS feedback website

FUNDING to help the NHS in Scotland respond to complaints from patients has been branded a waste of money after figures showed few improvements had been made to services as a result. In March the Scottish Government announced it was investing £160,000...

Scotsman, 00:52 in Health
 
KING KENNY LIFTS THE LID ON HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH SIR ALEX FERGUSON

KING KENNY LIFTS THE LID ON HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH SIR ALEX FERGUSON

KENNY DALGLISH has nothing but admiration for Sir Alex Ferguson – even though the Old ­Trafford legend accused him of being too fat to make it as a footballer. The former Liverpool boss also shot down claims that the pair were ‘bitter rivals', saying:...

Daily Star, 00:54 in Sport
 

All alone... Players offer no backing to boss after shock FA Cup final defeat as Mancini looks over his...

Shellshocked Manchester City stars failed to offer beleaguered manager Roberto Mancini any support as their shock loss to Wigan looked like being the final nail in the Italian's coffin.Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini is believed to have been lined up...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

A victory for small-town clubs of modest means

When they had recovered their breath, senses and sanity, the fans stared at each other in disbelief. Wigan Athletic have been around for 81 years, time enough to realise that this sort of thing doesn't happen to small-town clubs of modest means. Then...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

We've won it! Wigan lift the FA Cup, now they must beat the drop and hang on to manager Martinez

Wigan Athletic pulled off the greatest FA Cup final shock in 25 years to embarrass Roberto Mancini and his £200million Manchester City team.Second-half substitute Ben Watson headed a last-minute winner past England goalkeeper Joe Hart to leave Wigan...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

So, whose hairdryer is the hottest? How a blast from Fergie and Moyes compares (and whose is like a scene...

Manchester United's present and future managers are both famed for their ability to dish out tongue-lashings. MARTHA KELNER investigates whose temper is the fieriest...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

Hughes and Keane lead the 30-plus old boys who have followed Fergie into management

Sir Alex Ferguson's legacy continues in the scores of his former players who now manage around the world. More than 30 of his old charges at the four clubs he served during his 39-year coaching career have gone on to manage.

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

Benfica suffer crushing title blow just days before Euro showdown with Chelsea

A stoppage-time goal from substitute Kelvin handed Porto a 2-1 home win over fierce rivals Benfica on Saturday that put them on the verge of clinching a third consecutive Portuguese league title. The two teams were undefeated going into the...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

REVEALED: Fergie's one regret... Liverpool were knocked off their perch in England, but he couldn't match...

Sir Alex Ferguson will end his phenomenal 26 years as manager of Manchester United with one big regret - that he could not quite match Bob Paisley's collection of three European Cup triumphs with Liverpool. While Old Trafford bids an emotionally...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

The boy apprentice who grew into an iconic boss... how Govan forged Fergie's career

Sir Alex Ferguson's first job was as a humble apprentice at the Remington Rand typewriter factory in Glasgow. But even then he showed signs of the natural leadership qualities he is famous for, asserting himself as a kingpin of the workforce. Gordon...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

Hodgson facing Terry or Rio poser for end-of-season friendlies

England manager Roy Hodgson faces a big selection dilemma this week as he weighs up whether to bring back Rio Ferdinand or John Terry. Hodgson names his squad on Thursday for the end-of-season friendlies against the Republic of Ireland and Brazil. He...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 

Barcelona win title despite Ronaldo coming off the bench to rescue Real Madrid

Barcelona were crowned Primera Division champions tonight after nearest challengers Real Madrid failed to beat Espanyol at Estadi Cornella-El Prat. Holders Madrid needed a victory at the home of Barca's city rivals to prevent Tito Vilanova's men from...

Daily Mail, 00:55 in Sport
 


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