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More than 200 stricken vessels were captured over a 125-year period off the Isles of Scilly, David Keys gazes in wonder at a unique maritime archive

Eriksson applauds Seaman's hunger

England coach sees bright future for team and advises 38-year-old keeper not to decide upon hasty retirement

England out of World Cup

England seek cool heads in the event of penalty drama

Eriksson and McClaren anxious to ensure no repeat of past shoot-out heartaches as tournament enters nerve-jangling knock-out phase

They shall not pass

OBITUARIES: John Oldfield

JOHN OLDFIELD ceased to be a Member of Parliament in the reign of King George V. He was the last survivor from the House of Commons of that time. He was born in July 1899, but for some time in his Who's Who entry postdated this event by one year, until he concluded that his great age was in itself a distinction.

The cricket-loving seaman's son who rose to dominate the world of communications

CHRIS GENT was watching a Test match in Sydney - a childhood dream - when he used a mobile phone to make a call that led in January to his company, Vodafone, becoming the world's biggest cellphone operator. That merger, with the American company AirTouch, was worth pounds 32bn; but for Vodafone's chief executive, who earned roughly pounds 4.5m last year, it was just another step on a road where new technology has always been a driving force.

Naval Notes: Nelson's tars still slung hammocks till the 1950s

"MAKE THE Navy your Korea." That was the mocking inscription chalked by a messmate on the door of a kit locker belonging to a young able seaman returning from leave; his first intimation that during his absence "his number had come up" for a Far East draft.

Football: England survive a Tartan onslaught

England 0 Scotland 1 Hutchison 39 Half-time: 0-1 Attendance: 75,848 England win 2-1 on aggregate; t EURO 2000 PLAY-OFFS Hutchison goal rouses rampant Scotland to rare Wembley victory but Keegan's men cling on to secure their place in finals

Football: `It's a shame that both sides can't go through'

IN THE ENTIRE history of the world's oldest international fixture, which is now 127 years and 110 games old, it must have been a first - the victorious manager emerging grim-faced to describe himself as "gutted".

Football: Impoverished Scotland must now go for broke

EURO 2000: SCOTLAND V ENGLAND

Football: Scholes the ace in the hole

Scotland 0 England 2 Scholes 21, 42 Half-time: 0- 2 Attendance: 52,000: Harrowing experience for Scots as Keegan's men strike at the double to set up Wembley party

Football: Doubly sweet day for the little big man of England

EURO 2000: SCOTLAND V ENGLAND: Ordinary Scots no match for Club Keegan

Jeweller in dock over Titanic watch

A POCKET watch worth pounds 20,000, presented to a steward on the Titanic by a grateful countess, was valued by a jeweller at just pounds 15, a court was told yesterday.
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