Month: July 2003

Fashanu denies new match-fixing story after investigator claims latest sting

Subject Sports; Football Description Former footballer and TV celebrity John Fashanu last night denied renewed allegations of match-fixing after apparently falling victim to a tabloid newspaper sting for the second time in his chequered career. Creator Paul Kelso Source https://www.theguardian.com/media/2003/jul/28/newsoftheworld.pressandpublishing Publisher theguardian.com File

Andi Peters to head up BBC Television pop programming

Subject Music Description Andi Peters is returning to the BBC in a newly created senior role – Executive Editor, Popular Music. This new role gives him responsibility for developing and managing a wide range of music and lifestyle programmes aimed at the youth audience. Creator bbc.co.uk Source https://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2003/07_july/25/andi_peters.shtml […]

Revealed: our hidden history

Subject News Description In 1789, a West Indian man buys land in Brighton and, over 18 years, builds a terrace of grand sea-facing houses, now known as Royal Crescent. What was this property-developer’s name? Can you name the Asian man who, in 1892, became Britain’s first MP of […]

Mac set to lose battle

Subject Sports; Football Description Boro look to have lost out on West Ham winger Trevor Sinclair, who is on the verge of signing for Manchester City. Kevin Keegan appears to have won the battle to land Sinclair after tabling a #2.5m bid, which has been accepted by the […]

Johnson seals Chelsea move

Subject Sports; Football Description Defender Glen Johnson has moved to Chelsea from West Ham for a £6m fee. The 18-year-old has signed a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge and is due to fly out to Italy almost immediately to join the rest of the squad in their pre-season […]

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