Month: October 2006

Cole in Plea

Subject Sports; Football Description Andy Cole has pleaded with Newcastle United fans not to blame him for leaving the club in December 1995. Striker Cole, 35, left St. James’ Park to join then champions Manchester United for a British record £7million (10.4 million Euros) after scoring 68 goals […]

Ince takes up management post

Subject Sports; Football Description FORMER Wolves skipper and managerial candidate Paul Ince was today starting life as a boss on the lowest rung of the Football League ladder with basement boys Macclesfield. Ince has signed a 14-month contract, which will then turn into a six-month rolling deal, to […]

Defoe defends himself over bite

Subject Sports; Football Description ‘The referee was standing right over me and if he felt I had done anything bad he would have sent me off’. Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe today claimed that his bite on Javier Mascherano has been “blown out of all proportion”. Defoe appeared to […]

Jermaine puts the bite on sorry Hammers

Subject Sports; Football Description After a dodgy serving of lasagne cost Tottenham their Champions League dream last season, Jermain Defoe literally tucked into his former club at White Hart Lane. This morning, the Spurs striker stands accused of biting the arm of West Ham midfielder Javier Mascherano following […]

NBA star Deng ready for GB debut

Subject Sports; Basketball Description Chicago Bulls star Luol Deng is looking forward to making his debut for Great Britain after going through a formal naturalisation ceremony in Croydon. Deng is now cleared to play for GB after being ineligible for last summer’s European qualifying games. “We’ve been waiting […]

‘Thanks for sparing us’

Subject Sports; Football Description PAUL INCE has quit the County Ground after just three games but Town fans have still thanked him for not doing a Neil Ruddock’. The 38-year-old, pictured, had his player-coach contract terminated by mutual consent yesterday after telling former England colleague Dennis Wise he […]

Ferdinand’s on-air gay slur

Subject Sports; Football Description Premiership footballer Rio Ferdinand turned the airwaves blue today after calling DJ Chris Moyles a ‘faggot’ live on air. Moyles, who has been in hot water himself in the past for swearing during live broadcasts, was given the rebuke during a light-hearted exchange on […]

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