News archive from 17 April 2015

Real Sociedad’s defeat of Barcelona my ‘happiest night’ at club, says David Moyes

David Moyes hailed Real Sociedad’s 1-0 defeat of Barcelona as his “happiest night” since joining the club last November. The former Manchester United and Everton manager oversaw an heroic defensive effort from his players, who came under incredible...

Guardian, 10:35 in Sport
Derby County coach Steve McClaren will not be dipping into the loan market

Derby County coach Steve McClaren will not be dipping into the loan market

DERBY County have decided not to dip into the loan market to cover for injured strikers Chris Martin and Darren Bent. Both are sidelined with hamstring problems although top scorer Martin could return for the Championship clash against Norwich City at...

Burton Mail, 08:27 in Sport
Crofters captain Titley: this season is far from over for Burton

Crofters captain Titley: "this season is far from over for Burton"

BURTON and captain Harry Titley are coming out fighting. The Crofters host Nuneaton at Peel Croft tomorrow (3pm kick off) and are determined to get their fourth win of the season. Burton suffered a heavy 64-14 defeat to Longton last weekend, leaving...

Burton Mail, 08:27 in Sport

Michael Jackson’s brother shock winner of The Voice – according to BBC

The winners of BBC1’s The Voice have a habit of ending up in the category marked “where are they now?” But BBC News had some reassuring words about the career of last year’s winner ahead of the talent show’s return to BBC1 for its fourth series on...


Rugby fixtures

National League Three Midlands: Bournville v Peterborough, Bromsgrove v Old Halesonians, Burton v Nuneaton, Dudley Kings v Longton, Hinckley v Lichfield, South Leicester v Sandbach, Sutton Coldfield v Scunthorpe. Report this article Read more from...

Burton Mail, 08:27 in Sport
Derby County facing a test of nerve in race for promotion

Derby County facing a test of nerve in race for promotion

STEVE McClaren has stressed the importance of Derby County holding their nerve and gaining momentum at the right time in the race for promotion, writes STEVE NICHOLSON. Derby tackle Birmingham City at the iPro Stadium looking to recover following...

Burton Mail, 08:27 in Sport

Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets

Monday The Crick Crack Club is in action at Soho tonight with Old Woman, Jan Blake’s story that tells why you shouldn’t misjudge your elders. The musical, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, is at the Playhouse and stars Tamsin Greig. There’s...


Phil Edwards misses out on player of the month award

BURTON Albion defender Phil Edwards has missed out the League Two player of the month award. The 29-year-old right back is the latest Brewers nominee to not win an award. Former boss Gary Rowett was twice nominated this season without winning, while...

Burton Mail, 08:27 in Sport

West Ham put clubs on alert by admitting Winston Reid is set to leave

Sam Allardyce believes, as things stand, there will be “no future” for defender Winston Reid at the club past the end of the season. The New Zealand international, 26, is out of contract in the summer, and has failed to agree new terms. The West Ham...

Guardian, 11:10 in Sport

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink not dwelling on Burton Albion defeats

BURTON Albion boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has told his players not to dwell on their back-to-back defeats. The Brewers travel to Hartlepool tomorrow (3pm) looking to put two 1-0 defeats - at Accrington and at home to Newport - behind them. And he...

Burton Mail, 08:27 in Sport

Diagrams – Chromatics: Exclusive album stream

It’s a brand new year – time for a fresh start and a wiping clean of the slate! So what better way to celebrate than with an album that deals in regret, materialism, imperfect lovers and dark nights of the soul? Hooray! Diagrams is Sam Genders,...

Centre-half dilemma for Gresley boss Thornhill with Guy and Hanson in the fray

Centre-half dilemma for Gresley boss Thornhill with Guy and Hanson in the fray

JOHN Guy has given Wayne Thornhill a selection headache at centre-half. The 26-year-old defender made his first start in six months on Tuesday night. Guy had been suffering with a serious knee injury and, having initially been called on to replace...

Burton Mail, 08:37 in Sport

Pedro Almodóvar to 'return to the cinema of women' for new film Silencio

Pedro Almodóvar, the Spanish director of passionate dramas such as Talk To Her and The Skin I Live In, has revealed details of his next film, Silencio. In an interview with the FT, he says the film is is so named because “that’s the principal element...


Tough conditions on opening day at Foremark

THE first day of Spring? Leave it out. The first day of winter more like. Having said that, the weather was better than expected, the forecast was for a wild, wet and windy day and so, yes, it was wild and windy for the opening day of the trout season...

Burton Mail, 08:37 in Sport

A new year’s resolution for the NHS: let’s deliver a new leadership approach

Sir Stuart Rose’s delayed report into leadership in the NHS is expected soon. The mirror he holds up to the NHS will feel uncomfortable in places. As we gaze into it, it is human nature that we will be drawn to any blemishes but must not lose sight of...

Guardian, 11:30 in Health

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