Firefighter Stephen Hunt was part of a team responding to a fire at Paul's Hair World in Oldham Street
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Monday 05 May 2008
Steve Coppell looked like a beaten man who was beating himself up. "We stood still last summer," the Reading manager said. "Everybody else moved. If you look at the champions, Manchester United, they spent £50m. Maybe I would accuse myself that we stood still. I took the calculated risk not to spend much money. If it doesn't work, it's my fault.
Wednesday 09 April 2008
Petr Cech insisted yesterday that it was possible he could be back in action in two weeks – despite having 50 stitches inserted into a face wound and undergoing plastic surgery after accidentally being kicked in the head by his team-mate Tal Ben Haim.
Sunday 06 April 2008
In a raucous atmosphere, with the noise tumbling down Gallowgate, Newcastle United began to believe in themselves again yesterday. This was a third straight victory under Kevin Keegan, one that means while mathematically Newcastle can still go down, the possibility is now as remote as Derby County.If Newcastle win next week and Bolton do not, then the Geordies are safe.
Sunday 30 March 2008
Rather like dog bites man, manager condemns referee may not be news. Steve Coppell questioning one certainly is. Andthis was one of the rare occasions when the Reading man-ager allowed that normal stoicalvisage to slip.
Sunday 23 March 2008
Monday 10 March 2008
It was fitting, on the eve of Cheltenham week, for Steve Coppell to hail the Irish influence at Reading that has helped to lengthen their odds against being relegated. Perhaps his opposite number, Sven Goran Eriksson, would have been wise to introduce his own Stephen Ireland from the Manchester City bench to try to reverse their poor form.
Saturday 12 January 2008
With pressure rising on Wearside following last Saturday's FA Cup débâcle against Wigan Athletic, and with his management style coming under scrutiny for the first time, Roy Keane acknowledged yesterday that Sunderland need a win at home to Portsmouth tomorrow to "get people back on side". Keane was talking of Sunderland fans, though internally he repeated that "being popular is not what I'm in the game for".
Friday 11 January 2008
Blackburn Rovers are to make a £3m bid to sign Jason Koumas from Wigan Athletic. The 28-year-old midfielder has been targeted to replace Robbie Savage who was sold for £1.5m to Derby County earlier this week.
Sunday 30 December 2007
Sunday 30 December 2007
Wednesday 21 February 2007
For new landlords, the red tape can at times seem impossibly confusing. About 70 Acts of Parliament, and innumerable orders and regulations apply to buy-to-let nowadays. But the situation is, in fact, a lot simpler, say the organisations that represent the sector.
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