Dave Jones (Football Manager)
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Monday 20 April 2009
Thursday 19 March 2009
The makers of a film about legendary football manager Brian Clough have said they did their best to involve his family in the production.
Monday 16 February 2009
Friday 12 September 2008
It is not easy scoring a hat trick in a competitive football international. And doing it against the well-drilled Croatians in their fortress of a stadium in Zagreb is even more difficult. Yet that is precisely what the young England striker Theo Walcott achieved on Wednesday.
David Prosser's Outlook: M&S climbs the £1bn summit, only to be faced by a rather nasty bout of vertigo
Wednesday 21 May 2008
As both Avram Grant and Sir Alex Ferguson will no doubt be reminded today, football managers are only as good as their next match. It's a lesson that Sir Stuart Rose, the chief executive of Marks & Spencer, is also about to learn – the latest stage of the M&S recovery yesterday failed to impress the market, which is more concerned about the extent to which the retailer can ride out a consumer spending slowdown.
Sunday 11 May 2008
The time has come to make the case for Gordon Brown. This may seem counterintuitive. After all, so everybody is agreed, Mr Brown has been a disaster as a Prime Minister. He has no story to tell; he is indecisive, a ditherer in Conservative Central Office's lexicon; and he is painfully slow on his feet. In short, he is a busted flush. Just look at the local elections and the opinion polls.
Sunday 16 March 2008
Saturday 09 February 2008
My old school – King George V Grammar School for Boys, Southport – has been much on my mind this week. On Monday I received my copy of The Red Rose, the magazine of the Old Georgians' Association, and it contained the sad and unexpected news that my old Latin master, T B L Davies, passed away a couple of months ago.
Thursday 07 February 2008
Richard Russell paces the room and addresses the children like a seasoned football manager giving a half-time team talk. He speaks confidently, in a mature and motivating fashion, slapping the back of his right hand into his left palm. He taps his head in a "think about it" sort of way and tells pupils to get "on it" – to focus.
Thursday 17 January 2008
Kevin Keegan was the England football coach who had the courage to admit that he wasn't up to the job. Fabio Capello is the England football coach whose confidence in his ability to transform the team's fortunes was manifest even as he revealed that he couldn't speak the same language as the players.
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- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile