Inept FA lack the ability to recalibrate the ‘fury’ and ‘anger’ inanely taking a sport to fever pitch
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Thursday 30 October 2008
Saturday 18 October 2008
A promising rugby player who was paralysed in a training ground accident has become the youngest ever British person to die by using an assisted suicide clinic.
Monday 13 October 2008
A report by Loughborough University researchers that teaching cricket in state schools improves children's behaviour, spreading chivalrous and "gentlemanly" behaviour over one and all, raises possibilities. Deprived state schools, after all, are not the only arenas in which problematic behaviour – the type the researchers link to football – rears its ugly head. Many of us encounter barging, loud, testosterone-loaded, winner-takes-all behaviour – what we will refer to as "football" values – on buses, at Tube and railway stations and checkouts. Can we realistically import some cricketing spirit into these virtual war zones?
Saturday 11 October 2008
Saturday 04 October 2008
Jono Darby is a 25-year-old graduate accountant living near Regent's Park in north-west London. He recently completed an engineering degree at Loughborough University, and started a job three weeks ago in assurance, working towards a career in chartered accountancy.
Tuesday 29 July 2008
Monday 14 July 2008
If Surrey reached a nadir when they were bowled out for 130 by Kent last week, maybe it was the jolt they needed. In the wake of their lowest total at the Oval in almost nine years, they yesterday became the first to score 400 on this ground this season and then dismissed the home side for little more than half that total, giving the match between top and bottom in the First Division an altogether upside-down look.
Saturday 12 July 2008
Tuesday 08 April 2008
Denis Cosgrove was widely viewed as the pre-eminent cultural and historical geographer of his generation. He was a polymath reminiscent of the Renaissance humanists he admired, and his innovative and sparkling studies immeasurably deepened understanding of how changing Western perceptions have viewed, interpreted and transformed the world around them. His gifted teaching and dedicated supervision, no less than his dozen books and scores of essays, inspired colleagues and students throughout the humanities and the natural and social sciences, well beyond his chosen discipline. Indeed, interdisciplinarity was for him an article of faith.
Monday 10 March 2008
More than two-thirds of the population are not getting the recommended eight hours of sleep a night, with many people lying awake worrying about money, a survey has claimed.
Saturday 08 March 2008
Two pieces of silver fell into the grateful lap of UK Athletics in the space of 20 minutes here last night as Jeanette Kwakye broke the British record in the 60 metres and then Kelly Sotherton missed out on the pentathlon gold medal by a mere 15 points despite knocking two-and-a-half seconds off her indoor personal best for 800 metres in the last of the five events.
Thursday 07 February 2008
Sunday 13 January 2008
Yorkshire 350 & 301-8 dec v Hampshire 248 & 46-0: Vaughan back in the runs to keep Warne in check
Saturday 03 June 2006
To a nation pre-occupied for a month with the Rooney toe and the Vaughan knee, the news of the latter is that it withstood an innings of 135 minutes while the England captain scored 56 runs on a third-day pitch against some hostile bowlers who included Shane Warne. His four boundaries, two of them clips through the slip area, were neatly and crisply executed.
Saturday 27 May 2006
Sanctuary Group, the troubled record label and artist management business, has removed its founder and chief executive, Andy Taylor, from the board after discovering "fundamental errors" in its accounts.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more