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

Hockey: No style change for Reading

READING, WHO surprised everyone by winning the National Indoor title last February, face strong opposition in their pool in the two-day DTZ Invitation Tournament which starts at two centres in the Midlands today. It will come from Southgate, masquerading as Dunton, another club who have not always taken the indoor game seriously.

Health: Sleep perchance to do more

In our rat-race society a good night's rest is regarded as wimpish. But such an attitude can be fatal.

Letter: Popular religion

Sir: Reading Paul Vallely's article "The New Muslims" (3 November), one cannot help wondering whether the media will ever spare the Muslims and Muslim organisations in this country.

Hockey: New arrivals boost Stourport

HOUNSLOW, LOOKING for their first win of the season, tomorrow travel to the Midlands to face unbeaten Cannock while Bournville come South to tackle unbeaten Canterbury in two rearranged Premier League games.

Rugby Union: Ezulike makes a name for himself

Leicester's young flying machine is ready for take-off.

Obituary: Sir Richard Way

RICHARD WAY distinguished himself in three walks of life, as a civil servant, in industry and in higher education.

Teachers are the best job advert

Forget TV campaigns - the Government should use the educators, says Tony Mooney

Athletics: Radcliffe out to graduate with honours

European Championships: Ireland's Sonia O'Sullivan once again provides the main threat in the race for gold; A familiar foe lines up alongside Britain's 10,000 metres hope. By Mike Rowbottom in Budapest

Property: Green power to the people

Households will soon be able to choose `clean' electricity - but they'll have to pay more for it, says Lisa Sykes

Company drivers sleep at the wheel

COMPANY car drivers are frequently falling asleep at the wheel, according to a survey launched yesterday.

Rugby Union: The guru with the world at his feet

David Llewellyn talks to an unorthodox coach helping England find their kicking boots

Education: Universities: an easy option for further study? Discuss

Money follows students, so universities have to fill their places. Many universities have no problem with this but others have to work harder to attract students. As a result, there are those in the further education colleges who claim new universities admit students considered too weak for FE. University courses standards are increasingly under the spotlight. Lucy Hodges reports.

Profile: Sir Peter Bonfield - BT boss faces up to zero hour

Bill Gates, Rupert Murdoch and ... Sir Peter Bonfield?

Motoring: Relax. In future we can all slump and drive

According to Which?, 80 per cent of us will suffer from back trouble at some time in our lives. Driving is widely blamed. Spend more than half your working day at the wheel and you are six times more likely than non- drivers to be off work, according to a survey by Loughborough University. In another study, lorry drivers were found to be 25 times more prone to a slipped disc.

Does the man of the house walk out for the sake of a degree?

When Allister Harry became the first member of his family to be offered a place at university, he decided to keep it a secret. He was needed at home ...
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