News archive from 22 October 2012, page 5

SUNDERLAND 1 - NEWCASTLE 1: LUCKY BLACK CATS ESCAPE IN A FACE-OFF

SUNDERLAND 1 - NEWCASTLE 1: LUCKY BLACK CATS ESCAPE IN A FACE-OFF

DEMBA BA'S 85th-minute own-goal got Sunderland out of jail – but Newcastle will claim their bitter rivals are guilty of daylight robbery. And they have a point. Despite playing the majority of the North East derby against 10 men following Cheick...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 22/10/12

TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 22/10/12

He won the Racing Post's National Press Challenge in 2005, and has been a regular winner of that paper's monthly prize in the last 18 months. Here are his selections for today's racing in the UK: COMPUTERMAN Pontefract 2.20 MUTAMAIZ 2.50 DIVINE...

 
WEST BROMWICH ALBION KEEPER BEN FOSTER'S FEAR OF KNIFING

WEST BROMWICH ALBION KEEPER BEN FOSTER'S FEAR OF KNIFING

BEN FOSTER says he fears a goalkeeper could be knifed by a crazed fan on the pitch. After witnessing the attack by a fan on Sheffield Wednesday keeper Chris Kirkland, West Brom and England star Foster said: “That lad could have had a blade. It is...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
FRANKEL RETIRES TO STUD

FRANKEL RETIRES TO STUD

His win in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot earlier this summer was the best performance I have ever witnessed or assessed. Only Dancing Brave's Arc win in 1986 has come anywhere close – and on my figures it was equivalent to being almost two...

 
FRANKEL-Y THE BEST

FRANKEL-Y THE BEST

FRANKEL bowed out in style, winning the Qipco Champion Stakes as his his legion of fans – 32,000 of them – gave their hero a farewell send-off at Ascot. Typically he did not disappoint. Despite hanging fire in the stalls and giving Cirrus Des Aigles...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
KELL BROOK'S DEVON TITLE TILT

KELL BROOK'S DEVON TITLE TILT

Sheffield's Brook extended his unbeaten run to 29 fights since turning pro eight years ago with a terrific knockout victory over Saldivia, teeing up a clash with American Alexander next year – and also a possible shot at former world champion Amir...

 
FRANKIE DETTORI SPLIT

FRANKIE DETTORI SPLIT

WITH the perfect timing associated with so many of his winning rides, Frankie Dettori yesterday let it be known that he has split with Godolphin. The popular former champ decided to go freelance a month ago but did not want to steal Frankel's...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
JONNY BROWNLEE WINS WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES

JONNY BROWNLEE WINS WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES

The 22-year-old from Leeds headed into the Grand Final in New Zealand with a 180-point lead over Spain's Javier Gomez and needing just a podium finish to secure the overall title. Brownlee, who grabbed silver in Auckland, said: “It was a tough day....

 
KELL BROOK: BRING ON AMIR KHAN

KELL BROOK: BRING ON AMIR KHAN

KELL BROOK would throw away his world ­title shot for a mega­bucks crack at fellow Brit and rival Amir Khan. But Brook may have to first ­secure a world title before Bolton boy Khan will even consider stepping up from light-welterweight. The Sheffield...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
RICKY HATTON GETS TITLE OFFER

RICKY HATTON GETS TITLE OFFER

PAULIE MALIGNAGGI is ready to offer Ricky Hatton a quick world title chance after outpointing Pablo Cesar Cano in Brooklyn on Saturday night. The WBA welterweight champion was floored in the 11th round by the Mexican but clung on to take a split...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
REPSOL HONDA STAR DANI PEDROSA'S MOTOGP TITLE BOOST

REPSOL HONDA STAR DANI PEDROSA'S MOTOGP TITLE BOOST

DANI PEDROSA kept his World MotoGP title hopes alive by beating series leader Jorge Lorenzo to win a rain-aborted Malaysian round. It was Pedrosa's third-consecutive victory and his sixth of the season, to move him within 23 points of Lorenzo – who...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
GORDON SHEDDEN STUNNED TO WIN BTCC

GORDON SHEDDEN STUNNED TO WIN BTCC

SUPER Scot Gordon Shedden admitted he was stunned to win the British Touring Car championship. A second place in the second of three final- round races at Brands Hatch yesterday sealed the title, as he beat off the challenges of Jason Plato and Matt...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
CHIEF IS IN CHARGE

CHIEF IS IN CHARGE

BOHER CHIEFTAIN (9.22), who has struck form with a vengeance, can make it four on the bounce in the £500 Stadium Bookmakers 480m Trophy at Nottingham tonight. Converting a first bend lead into a runaway success to set the standard in the heats,...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
UK household finances least squeezed in nearly two years - Markit

UK household finances least squeezed in nearly two years - Markit

The Household Finance Index rose to 39.0 in October from 38.4 in the previous month, reaching its highest level since December 2010, Markit said. However, the current level still indicates that many more people experienced a worsening in their...

Reuters, 00:16 in Business
 
Nationwide tipped to enter battle for RBS’s branches

Nationwide tipped to enter battle for RBS’s branches

Nationwide Building Society is considering making a bid for the 316 branches that Royal Bank of Scotland was due to sell to Santander, it was reported yesterday. The mutual is looking at an offer as speculation mounts over which firms will bid...

Scotsman, 00:21 in Business
 


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