Month: November 2004

Beasley Feels at Home in Eindhoven

Subject Scholarly Articles Description DaMarcus Beasley was in Eindhoven and not at home in the USA to celebrate Thanksgiving Day in Eindhoven. The American international PSV winger, who never gives up when on the pitch, is in shape, regularly nets goals and is the crowd’s darling. DaMarcus Beasley […]

Yorke: “I was racially abused”

Subject Sports; Football Description DWIGHT Yorke sparked a new racism storm tonight by claiming he was the subject of monkey taunts during Birmingham’s 3-3 Barclays Premiership draw with his former club Blackburn at Ewood Park. Yorke told boss Steve Bruce he had been subjected to abuse by two […]

Football fan admits Yorke abuse

Subject Sports; Football Description Jason Perryman, a Blackburn Rovers supporter, has been given a five-year banning order, a £1,000 fine and ordered to pay £75 costs after admitting racially abusing Dwight Yorke, the Birmingham City footballer. Perryman, 22, directed monkey chants and gestures towards the forward as he […]

Cross-code jewel claims England crown

Subject Sports; Rugby Description Jason Robinson – like many others in rugby league circles – used to call union the “kick-and-clap” game, and the people who played it “rah-rahs”. But four years after crossing the divide and bringing his own dazzling talent to the 15-man code, “Billy Whizz” […]

Interview: Jason Robinson

Subject Sports; Rugby Description The man who today could be named England rugby union captain tells Tanya Aldred how he came from the wrong side of the tracks and bridged the gap between the two codes. In a clubhouse full of men whose oversized limbs sprawl like spaghetti […]

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