Sport No Saints: Southampton were ‘furious’ at Mark Clattenburg’s alleged remark to Adam Lallana, but the scourge of players abusing referees is trivialised

Inept FA lack the ability to recalibrate the ‘fury’ and ‘anger’ inanely taking a sport to fever pitch

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Solid Smith turns on the style

Leics 300-9 dec and 72-4 Hampshire 311 and 283 Match drawn

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HOCKEY: Liddar lifts Loughborough

SOMETIMES IT pays to be unpunctual. Kulraj Liddar, the Loughborough University student who plays for Cannock, arrived late for his club's opening game in the DTZ Midland Indoor Club Championship yesterday and was immediately recruited to the Students, who went on to become joint winners along with Beeston. They will be the region's two qualifiers in the National rounds in January.

SWIMMING: Sinclair powers in for Sheffield title

EDWARD SINCLAIR won his first national title last night, outpacing his senior rivals in the 200 metres freestyle at the British Winter Championships in Sheffield. The 19-year-old, who swims for Millfield, powered through in the final 50 metres of the race to pass the early pacesetter, Jamie Salter, and set a time of 1 minute 42.71 seconds.

Letter: When patients kill

Sir: Your report concerning the expert committee's review of independent inquiries into homicides committed by those in contact with the psychiatric services ("Ministers plan to stop inquiries into killings by psychiatric patients", 29 November) prompts the following comments from one who has chaired one such inquiry and reviewed others.

Rugby Union: Tigers owe survival to Tim

European Cup: Leicester keep campaign alive by scraping through contest of wobbly heavyweights; Leicester 30 Stade Francais 25 Tries: Lloyd, Stimpson Try: De Villiers Con: Stimpson Con: Dominguez Pens: Stimpson 5 Pens: Dominguez 5 Drop goal: Goode Drop goal: Dominguez Half-time: 17-9 Attendance: 13,188

Sports Politics: Hoey takes a tough line on Lottery cash

BUREAUCRACY AND delay in administering National Lottery funding came under fire yesterday from the Sports Minister, Kate Hoey.

Rugby Union: Goode and Grindal light the way

Leicester 28 Wasps 9

Scargill's ally was Stasi agent

TWO MORE Britons have been accused of working as Communist spies passing information to East German Stasi secret police during the Cold War.
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