Wayne Harrison was not the most fortunate of footballers. Blessed with a sublime talent for sniffing out goal-scoring opportunities and converting them with consummate skill, he became the world's most expensive teenager when Liverpool – then the mightiest club in the land – paid Oldham Athletic £250,000 for his predatory services in the spring of 1985.
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Monday 30 December 2013
Two men have been arrested by police investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old boy who failed to return home after a night out.
Friday 27 December 2013
Harrison also featured for Oldham Athletic during his career and the club say they are 'deeply saddened' by his passing due to suffering from pancreatic problems
Thursday 05 December 2013
Life beyond the Premier League
Tuesday 10 September 2013
From zero to hero?
Monday 19 August 2013
Striker scored late penalty against West Brom
Thursday 15 August 2013
The striker came off the bench to score on his debut and win the match for England 3-2
Monday 12 August 2013
The Southampton striker was working in a beetroot factory not so long ago but his inclusion in Roy Hodgson's squad to face Scotland will cap a remarkable turnaround
Thursday 08 August 2013
Southampton striker caught Hodgson's attention back in his Fulham days but even the England manager thought 'can he do it on the big stage'
Thursday 08 August 2013
Wayne Rooney has been named in the England squad by Roy Hodgson today, in spite of the Manchester United striker having played just one behind-closed-doors game in pre-season, missing Tuesday’s game in Stockholm with a shoulder injury.
Sunday 21 July 2013
The dream could soon be over for 458 players without a club and those managers on the brink
Friday 19 July 2013
He played more than 500 times for the Citizens between 1949 and 1964
Sunday 23 June 2013
Tottenham are closing in on the Brazil midfielder
Thursday 20 June 2013
Hammer's boss believes that signing of England striker Carroll was swayed by his time with the club while on loan from Liverpool
Former Met police officer Paul Flattley jailed for selling information about Kate Middleton and John Terry to The Sun
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Flattley earned around £8,000 for information and investigating tip-offs
Saturday 04 May 2013
Steve Kember and James Scowcroft share their memories
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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