News archive from 15 February 2011, page 8

OBAFEMI MARTINS: DROP REALLY HURT

OBAFEMI MARTINS: DROP REALLY HURT

OBAFEMI MARTINS has told Newcastle fans he wasn’t a football mercenary who didn’t give a toss about the club. Martins lines up for Birmingham against his old club tonight revealing the pain of taking the drop took months to go away. The striker...

Daily Star, 00:43 in Sport
 

Hart expects derby defeat backlash

England goalkeeper Joe Hart wants Manchester City to shrug off their derby blues on Tuesday when they face Aris Salonika in the Europa League. Hart is already set for the next challenge after Wayne Rooney's wonder goal gave Manchester United a 2-1...

People, 00:43 in Sport
 

Moyes plans to get tough

Long-serving Everton manager David Moyes was left devastated after the defeat by Bolton on Sunday and claimed it was the poorest performance by one of his teams since he arrived at Goodison Park. That was back in March 2002 and he looked drained after...

People, 00:43 in Sport
 

Jones-Bishop - Ref was right

Match-winner Ben Jones-Bishop is convinced video referee Richard Silverwood made the correct decision in awarding him a penalty try in Leeds' dramatic 32-28 win over Bradford at the Millennium Stadium. The Rhinos had recovered from 28-10 down but...

People, 00:43 in Sport
 

O'Driscoll rues missed opportunity

Brian O'Driscoll voiced Ireland's heartache following their agonising 25-22 RBS 6 Nations defeat by France at Aviva Stadium. Tries from Fergus McFadden, Tomas O'Leary and Jamie Heaslip were not enough to prevent the champions from leaving Dublin with...

People, 00:44 in Sport
 

Danone Q4 sales growth to slow, focus on outlook

The Paris-based group, which also owns Badoit and Evian bottled water and Bledina babyfood, had a 2010 target of at least a 6 percent rise in like-for-like sales rise while keeping operating margins steady around 2009's 15.2 percent. Fresh dairy...

Reuters, 00:46 in Business
 

LG Elec targets 30 percent rise in 2011 handset sales

The company reiterated its target of raising shipments of smartphones four-fold to more than 30 million units, having them account for half of revenue in its mobile division. "We are already focusing all our resources on delivering the widest...

 
FULHAM 0 CHELSEA 0: ROSES ARE RED TORRES IS BLUE

FULHAM 0 CHELSEA 0: ROSES ARE RED TORRES IS BLUE

FERNANDO TORRES looked the least likely man on earth to score on St Valentine’s Day last night. Chelsea’s £50m recruit endured a date from hell as the champions fired blanks to ­remain a huge 12 points behind ­Manchester United in the title race....

Daily Star, 00:51 in Sport
 
DIMITAR BERBATOV: WAYNE ROONEY IS NO.1

DIMITAR BERBATOV: WAYNE ROONEY IS NO.1

DIMITAR Berbatov has backed Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to axe him because he reckons Wayne Rooney is still the main man at Manchester United. Striker Berbatov, 30, was dropped to the bench for last weekend’s derby clash at Old Trafford as Fergie...

Daily Star, 00:55 in Sport
 
RONALDO SIGNS OFF

RONALDO SIGNS OFF

BRAZIL icon and World Cup winner Ronaldo has decided to quit football at the age of 34. The former Barcelona, Inter Milan and Real Madrid striker is hanging up his boots after a string of injuries. Ronaldo scored a record 15 World Cup finals...

Daily Star, 00:57 in Sport
 
HARRY REDKNAPP: WE CAN BE SAN SIRO HERO'S

HARRY REDKNAPP: WE CAN BE SAN SIRO HERO'S

HARRY REDKNAPP last night warned Milan: We’re going to storm the San Siro... again. The Tottenham boss revealed his team were not capable of trying to defend in their Champions League first leg against the Italian giants. And he vowed to order his...

Daily Star, 01:11 in Sport
 
Chris Ashton has cracked both rugby codes and his success has come as no surprise to his mentors

Chris Ashton has cracked both rugby codes and his success has come as no surprise to his mentors

The main sporting topic in Wigan yesterday was the Warriors" Super League draw with St Helens, but they are not at all surprised by Chris Ashton"s exploits for England in the other code - either the tries or the dives. This is another tale...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport
 
England caught out as Eoin Morgan plays down injury that cost him World Cup place

England caught out as Eoin Morgan plays down injury that cost him World Cup place

Morgan was informed on February 7 that he would require surgery after injuring himself 12 days earlier during a one-day match in Adelaide. He was told to expect a six-week lay-off, ruling him out of all six World Cup group games. But on Monday Morgan,...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport
 
REDKNAPP: WE CAN BE HERO'S

REDKNAPP: WE CAN BE HERO'S

HARRY REDKNAPP last night warned Milan: We’re going to storm the San Siro... again. The Tottenham boss revealed his team were not capable of trying to defend in their Champions League first leg against the Italian giants. And he vowed to order his...

Daily Star, 01:24 in Sport
 

Alberto Contador could have one-year clenbuterol ban lifted by Spanish Cycling Federation

The disciplinary committee had last month proposed a one-year ban for Contador, but the Spanish cyclist - who has maintained his innocence, claiming the substance was in some contaminated meat - appealed against that ruling last week and could now be...

Daily Mail, 01:32 in Sport
 


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