News archive from 13 February 2015, page 12

Comment: Man City have sorted their attack - now for the defence!

Comment: Man City have sorted their attack - now for the defence!

In the aftermath of Manchester City’s 1-1 draw with Hull last week, Manuel Pellegrini had no doubt about what the problem with his team was. “I think that once again we couldn’t create the space against a team that defend with ten players behind the...

 
Opinion: Herrera needs game to avoid being Man Utd's next Kagawa

Opinion: Herrera needs game to avoid being Man Utd's next Kagawa

Old Trafford erupted on Wednesday night when the number 21 went up on the electronic subs board and Ander Herrera entered the arena against Burnley. Earlier the Stretford End and those in the South Stand near the tunnel had burst into applause when...

 
Crewe Alexandra: This is the business end of the season - Alan Tate

Crewe Alexandra: This is the business end of the season - Alan Tate

ALAN Tate spoke this week of how no team in the history of football is ever judged on their first half of the season. For the Alex, this is most certainly a good thing. With just four points from their opening 11 games, Crewe were starting to be cut...

 
Residents gather for Berneslai Homes AGM in Barnsley

Residents gather for Berneslai Homes AGM in Barnsley

Residents gathered to hear about housing issues at the annual general meeting of Berneslai Homes. The company manages and maintains thousands of council homes across Barnsley and guests heard about the company’s successes in the past year. From l to r...

 

Richard III death blow identified

Scientists believe they have determined the blow that killed King Richard III in battle after analysing his skull. A forensic examination of the skull by Professor Guy Rutty found two wounds at its base and one inside the cranium, indicating a weapon...

 
Doncaster women forced to prostitute themselves for £5 to pay bills

Doncaster women forced to prostitute themselves for £5 to pay bills

Women are being forced to sell their bodies for sex for just £5 because of benefit sanctions, a Doncaster charity claims. Changing Lives says people are turning to prostitution to pay for gas and electricity because they are being left without enough...

 
CRISIS IN THE HEALTH SERVICE: 999 crews face emergency of their own

CRISIS IN THE HEALTH SERVICE: 999 crews face emergency of their own

The region's ambulance service is under pressure all year round - not just in winter - as the number of calls for help keeps rising. Laura Wild reports The region’s ambulance service is drafting in extra staff and using volunteer first aideers to try...

 

Rights group urges Thai lawmakers to drop plan for military detention of civilians

"Enshrining detention without charge and military trials of civilians will perpetuate dictatorship, not democracy, in Thailand," Brad Adams, Asia director at New York-based Human Rights Watch, said in a statement. The army seized power in...

 
Scunthorpe Scorpions Carl Wilkinson keen to increase average on return to Eddie Wright Raceway

Scunthorpe Scorpions Carl Wilkinson keen to increase average on return to Eddie Wright Raceway

SCUNTHORPE Scorpions new signing Carl Wilkinson has said he is pleased to be coming back to the Eddie Wright Raceway this season - and believes he can significantly raise his average while at the club. The man from Boston put in a couple of...

 
David Prentice: Did Gareth Barry play a two-card trick at Chelsea?

David Prentice: Did Gareth Barry play a two-card trick at Chelsea?

Two weeks before Christmas 2000, flighty Everton midfielder Alex Nyarko was booked in a miserable 5-0 mauling at Manchester City. It was the only booking of the game, it was brandished in the 87th minute – and it was for a curious case of dissent. The...

Daily Post, 06:37 in Sport
 
David Prentice: Mario Balotelli's non celebration is calculated posturing

David Prentice: Mario Balotelli's non celebration is calculated posturing

Every single one of Kenny Dalglish 172 Liverpool goals was accompanied by a neon smile, a beaming, incandescent acknowledgement that what he had just done mattered. Ian Rush did likewise, 346 times, as did Roger Hunt … and Ian St John. Their...

Daily Post, 06:37 in Sport
 
How Brendan Rodgers fixed Liverpool FC following Crystal Palace debacle

How Brendan Rodgers fixed Liverpool FC following Crystal Palace debacle

Liverpool FC were broken. The incessant drum of the Holmesdale Road kept beating, the perfect accompaniment to a deadening day at Selhurst Park. Just one shot on target, and none in the final 88 minutes. Another Dwight Gayle goal, another defensive...

Daily Post, 06:37 in Sport
 
Anger over ‘cheap and shoddy’ plan to tackle A690 accident black spot

Anger over ‘cheap and shoddy’ plan to tackle A690 accident black spot

A COUNCILLOR has slammed the news that a danger junction on a busy Wearside road could be closed off for good, labelling it a "cheap and shoddy option" that could cost lives. The Echo reported earlier this week how residents and businesses...

 
Donations pour in to fix-up football club trashed by vandals

Donations pour in to fix-up football club trashed by vandals

HUNDREDS of pounds have poured in to support a Wearside football club after its facilities were trashed by vandals. The Echo reported earlier this week how members of Washington Colliery FC were left heartbroken after louts broke into Albany Park...

 
Byron legacy inspires artists’ show

Byron legacy inspires artists’ show

THE lasting legacy of Lord Byron's wife and daughter have been celebrated with an exhibition inspired by their work. East Durham Artists’ Network has put together Women and Byron in recognition of Anne Isabella Milbanke, who married George Gordon...

 


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