News archive from 29 August 2012, page 16

Flood dilemma for England as fly-half faces battle to keep Leicester No 10 jersey

Fifty-cap England fly-half Toby Flood has been warned that he may have to accept a job-share arrangement with rising star George Ford when Leicester's Aviva Premiership campaign opens on Sunday. Flood regained the England No 10 jersey during the...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

O'Sullivan given a rocket for no-shows by snooker chiefs

Snooker's governing body have handed world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan a suspended fine and issued him with a warning after finding him guilty of failing to attend eight tournaments in 2010. O'Sullivan, arguably the sport's greatest ever talent, was...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Workshops on sheep ID

Sheep farmers still concerned over the electronic identification of sheep will in the coming weeks be offered free workshops to familiarise them with the technology. ID readers range from a very basic hand-held “stick” reader that produces a list of...

Scotsman, 01:30 in Business
 

First Milk says 100 dairy farmers are thinking of selling to its co-operative

More than 10 per cent of Scottish milk producers are actively considering changing their allegiance and moving towards selling their milk to the UK's largest farmer owned co-operative. Yesterday, First Milk said that they were in contact with more...

Scotsman, 01:30 in Business
 
SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1 - FULHAM 0: MARTIN JOL MAD AND SAD

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1 - FULHAM 0: MARTIN JOL MAD AND SAD

MARTIN JOL picked a weakened team and Wednesday made the Fulham boss pay dearly. Only four players from the side unlucky to lose at Old Trafford were in the team that fell behind to Gary Madine's 50th-minue spot kick. Fulham had a narrow escape early...

Daily Star, 01:31 in Sport
 
QPR 3 0 WALSALL 0: SHAUN'S ALL WRIGHT

QPR 3 0 WALSALL 0: SHAUN'S ALL WRIGHT

Shaun Wright-Phillips ended his two-year goal drought as QPR clinched a first win of the season. Wright-Phillips set Mark Hughes' side on course for victory with the opening goal in the 29th minute. And Kieron Dyer marked his first appearance since he...

Daily Star, 01:31 in Sport
 
STEVENAGE 1 - SOUTHAMPTON 4: IT'S JASON PUNCHEON THE ACE

STEVENAGE 1 - SOUTHAMPTON 4: IT'S JASON PUNCHEON THE ACE

A STUNNING goal from ­Jason Puncheon helped ­Southampton's second-string cruise through to hand Nigel Adkins a ­timely nudge. The Saints chief made 11 changes as the Premier League remains his priority. But his fringe players shone as they destroyed...

Daily Star, 01:31 in Sport
 
YEOVIL 2 - WEST BROM 4: SHANE LONG IS ON SONG

YEOVIL 2 - WEST BROM 4: SHANE LONG IS ON SONG

SHANE LONG was at his lethal best for West Brom as he struck twice to kill off a brave Yeovil side. The Premier League team were made to dig in to snatch a place in the third round after Baggies old boy Reuben Reid found the net twice. The striker...

Daily Star, 01:31 in Sport
 
SWANSEA 3 - BARNSLEY 1: LUKE MOORE DOWNS BARNSLEY

SWANSEA 3 - BARNSLEY 1: LUKE MOORE DOWNS BARNSLEY

LUKE MOORE'S double sent Swansea in to the third round. Swans boss Michael Laudrup made seven changes to the side that beat West Ham at the Liberty Stadium. But Danny Graham's opener and two from Moore meant it was business as usual for the Swans...

Daily Star, 01:31 in Sport
 
WEST HAM 2 - CRAWLEY 0: MODIBO MAIGA DOWNS CREWE

WEST HAM 2 - CRAWLEY 0: MODIBO MAIGA DOWNS CREWE

MODIBO MAIGA scored his first goal in English football as West Ham cruised into the third round. The summer signing from Sochaux pounced on a ­mistake from Crewe keeper Alan Martin to ensure the Hammers went through. Maiga's strike came after Nicky...

Daily Star, 01:31 in Sport
 

Poets singer dies aged 69

A SINGER with one of Scotland's most popular groups in the Sixties has died after suffering a heart attack as he drove home from a football match. George Gallacher, 69, lead singer of psychedelic Sixties band The Poets, was on his way home from...

 

Orkney figurine is one of triplets

A third 5,000-year-old figurine has been unearthed on Orkney, culture secretary Fiona Hyslop announced yesterday. The hand-carved artefact was discovered at Links of Noltland on Westray after similar finds in 2009 and 2010. All three will go on...

 

ECB announcement raises Strauss doubts

The England and Wales Cricket Board's managing director Hugh Morris will address the media at noon on Wednesday, raising question marks over the future of captain Andrew Strauss. Strauss, 35, was expected to play for Middlesex on Tuesday after a short...

Daily Post, 01:38 in Sport
 

Paralympics Games ‘will change public perceptions’ of disability

THE Paralympic Games will change attitudes towards disability around the world, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said yesterday. With torchbearers due to usher the Paralympic Flame on the final leg of its journey to the Olympic Park ahead of this...

Scotsman, 01:38 in Hot News
 

Bowel cancer screening rises

Uptake rates for bowel cancer screening have increased, with official figures showing a rate of 54.5 per cent for the 50-74 age group from November 2009 to October 2011 - a rise of 0.8 per cent compared with November 2008 to October 2010. The overall...

Scotsman, 01:38 in Hot News
 


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