Bellotti advised to avoid Goldstone
Friday 26 April 1996
Extra police will be on duty for the Second Division game against York City following trouble after last Saturday's 1-0 win over Carlisle. Around 600 fans invaded the pitch calling for Bellotti's resignation, and some supporters tore up seats in the directors' box as attempts were made to storm the boardroom.
Supporters have become increasingly frustrated as the issue of where Brighton will play next season is yet to be resolved. They have until Tuesday to agree a pounds 480,000 rental deal with the ground's developers, Chartwell, which would let them to stay on for a final season. They must inform the Football League of their plans within 28 days or face expulsion.
Gary Mabbutt has agreed a new two-year deal at Tottenham. Mabbutt's decision to extend his 14-year stay at White Hart Lane effectively means he will end his playing career with the side he joined from Bristol Rovers for pounds 105,000.
Sheffield Wednesday's top scorer, David Hirst, is set to sign a new contract at Hillsborough. Speculation about the 28-year-old's future has been circulating with his current agreement coming to an end this summer. Hirst said yesterday: "I'm very close to signing. I am very happy to stay at Sheffield Wednesday and I'll do so if the deal is right."
John Collins, the Celtic midfielder, last night gave the clearest hint yet about his future. Collins, out of contract in June, has been linked with several European clubs. But the player, who has long been a target for Everton, appeared to clear the way for Joe Royle, the Goodison manager, to move in.
"I watch English games on television every week with great entertainment and excitement in packed stadiums," Collins said yesterday.
Collins joined Celtic from Hibernian for pounds 1m, but now seems certain to end his six-year association with the club.
Scunthorpe have appointed Mick Buxton as their manager for the second time. Buxton, who was in charge from 1984-87, returned as caretaker manager two months ago and has since guided his side on an eight-match unbeaten run.
- 1 National Orgasm Day: Six reasons (plus one bogus one) why they're good for us
- 2 The 'world's most beautiful vagina' has been debunked by science
- 3 John Green schools morning show hosts after awkward interview with Cara Delevingne
- 4 Doctor Who: Christopher Eccleston says why he left the BBC series after just one series
- 5 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies: Wrestling legend dies aged 61, according to reports
What turns someone into a conspiracy theorist? Study to look at why some are more 'receptive' to such theories
Whoopi Goldberg tells Cara Delevingne to suck it up: 'She's not famous. I'M famous'
John Green schools morning show hosts after awkward interview with Cara Delevingne
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen mocked for wearing a burka to avoid being seen visiting plastic surgeon in Paris
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies: Wrestling legend dies aged 61, according to reports
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Public anger after French sunbather beaten up by gang for wearing a bikini in Reims park
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
iJobs Money & Business
£30000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an exciting opportunity...
£13000 - £15000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you passionate about custom...
£22000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Main purpose: Under the directi...
£35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits : Ashdown Group: Contracts Manager - City...