News archive from 13 March 2015, page 6

Paul Farbrace: England are not obsessed with tactics

Paul Farbrace: England are not obsessed with tactics

ENGLAND assistant coach Paul Farbrace has hit back at claims Peter Moores is obsessed with statistics. Moores has been in the firing line this week in the wake of his side's failure to make it beyond the group stages. But Farbrace, who has previously...

Daily Star, 06:19 in Sport
 
'Five hour flight from Glasgow.. too far to walk': Here's how Scot addressed card to his aunt in Cyprus.. and it got there

'Five hour flight from Glasgow.. too far to walk': Here's how Scot addressed card to his aunt in Cyprus.....

WHEN Pogo Paterson’s auntie Roberta in Cyprus told him off for never sending her a Christmas card, he decided he’d better do something about it. Only problem was, he didn’t have her address. So he scribbled down some directions to her house on the...

 
Everton FC 2 Dynamo Kiev 1: What comes first the performance or the applause?

Everton FC 2 Dynamo Kiev 1: What comes first the performance or the applause?

What comes first? The performance or the applause? In other entertainment vehicles it's obvious, but football is different. The paying punters are expected to cheer the performers before the opening act is even begun. And that's been difficult at...

Daily Post, 06:22 in Sport
 
Barging Round Britain With John Sergeant - ITV, 8pm

Barging Round Britain With John Sergeant - ITV, 8pm

Barging Round Britain With John Sergeant - ITV, 8pm JOHN Sergeant is a man who has encountered Margaret Thatcher, Norman Tebbit, and Alastair Campbell. Tonight, however, he faces an even more daunting challenge, the locks and tunnels of the Trent And...

 

Nico Rosberg edges out Lewis Hamilton in first practice at Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes dominated the first free practice of the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Friday, with Nico Rosberg edging his world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton to top the timesheets. German Rosberg, last year's championship...

Daily Mail, 06:37 in Sport
 
Isle of Man TT success can be replicated says Gary Johnson after testing with GB Moto Kawasaki

Isle of Man TT success can be replicated says Gary Johnson after testing with GB Moto Kawasaki

BROUGHTON motorcycle ace Gary Johnson is hoping to replicate his Isle of Man TT success from last year as he steps up his preparation for the new season. Johnson finished a four day test at Cartagena in Spain at the beginning of this week for his new...

 
Stoke City: Tony Pulis welcomes enemy in the camp at Albion

Stoke City: Tony Pulis welcomes enemy in the camp at Albion

IT felt a bit like being dropped behind enemy lines. Attending the opposition's pre-match press conference is usually a no-no, but with Mark Hughes holding his on Friday morning and Tony Pulis his on Thursday afternoon just 40 miles down the road...in...

 

Steve Bruce at Hull City: Six highs, four lows and five inspired signings

As Steve Bruce signs a new deal to remain as Hull City manager, Mark Fewings looks at the highs, the best signings and a few lows from his Tigers career. The historic moments that won't be forgotten FA Cup Final defeat to Arsenal "Hull City, dare...

 
Time to get tough on people heading to Syria - reader's letter

Time to get tough on people heading to Syria - reader's letter

THIS is one of those letters that you have to read between the lines, or maybe not? There are lots of children in this country of ours, that are abused, killed or taken away through no fault of their own. There are also people who want to travel to...

 
Over-65s have become easy touch to raise tax - reader's letter

Over-65s have become easy touch to raise tax - reader's letter

I REFER to Bob Macdonald's (not a relative), very good letter on ageism in the work place "Do not discriminate against older people" (February 27). This discrimination is more than equalled by the present Government's attitude to older...

 
WEATHER: A cloudy start for Lincolnshire with rain in the west and sunny spells

WEATHER: A cloudy start for Lincolnshire with rain in the west and sunny spells

The Met Office forecast for Lincolnshire is for a cloudy start to Friday with outbreaks of rain in the west of the county. But drier and brighter conditions in the east will spread across the area by the afternoon, with some sunny spells. The maximum...

 
Reader's picture: Derwent Dam, taken by Tracy Potter, of Hatton

Reader's picture: Derwent Dam, taken by Tracy Potter, of Hatton

Reader Tracy Potter, of Hatton, took this photo of the Derwent Dam. If you would like your picture of Derbyshire to be considered for publication, e-mail it with your name, address, phone number and where it was taken to:...

 
NHS will need to change to maintain its levels of care - reader's letter

NHS will need to change to maintain its levels of care - reader's letter

I RECENTLY attended the Royal Derby Hospital for a procedure as a private day patient and following the operation I recovered in the excellent private ward. It may come as a surprise to many people that the Royal has private facilities. The money paid...

 
Have your say on crime in Ripley

Have your say on crime in Ripley

RESIDENTS in Ripley are being invited to have their say on local policing issues at a meeting in the town. It will take place from 6pm on March 25 in the Town Hall on Market Place. It is a chance for residents to meet officers, find out more about...

 
Cheating capital of Scotland: We find out if Livingston really is a lust-fill corner of the country

Cheating capital of Scotland: We find out if Livingston really is a lust-fill corner of the country

WELCOME to Livingston, the adultery capital of Scotland. It turns out that as well as outlet malls, roundabouts and houses with triangular roofs, it has the country’s highest percentage of cheating spouses. If a recent poll is correct, two per cent of...

 


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