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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Friday 19 April 2013
His brutal drive from 30 yards sent his side to Wembley, but he missed the final through injury
Friday 22 March 2013
Secure Trust boosts Arbuthnot
Saturday 16 February 2013
Player's £180,000 Bentley sustained "minor damage"
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Italian expected to move before close of the January transfer window
Monday 14 January 2013
Great Night Out, Fri, ITV1 // World without End, Sat, Channel 4
Friday 04 January 2013
Manchester United defender was confronted during victory over City
Friday 30 November 2012
United travel to Reading this weekend
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Grant Holt cost Rochdale £10,000 but he was so bad on his debut at Darlington, one team-mate asked the manager if he had kept the receipt.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Grant Holt and Rickie Lambert played in League Two together. Tonight they meet in the Premier League, proving you can still climb from the bottom to the very top
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Three people have been charged with fraud over allegations that Tottenham Hotspur Football Club spied on Olympic officials during its stadium bid.
Friday 02 November 2012
More than 200 jobs could be at risk at Umbro in the North-west only days after the sportswear giant Nike agreed to sell the company to the Iconix Brand Group for $225m (£140m).
Friday 02 November 2012
They have never been this far in the world's oldest competition before, but when AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor watched the draw for the FA Cup first round, the tie that was thrown up for his team presented more than a financially rewarding day out. It was more than the chance to claim a Football League scalp, and it was more than being seen by thousands on the late-night highlights show.
Broadcaster Terry Christian faces ban from watching his son play football after ranting about 17 year-old referee on Twitter
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Queensgate Junior Wasps have apologised for Christian's comments accusing the 17 year-old official of cheating and being 'unashamedly biased'
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A Football League referee has been arrested on suspicion of computer hacking.
Monday 05 March 2012
An investigation was under way last night after two trains running on the same track crashed head-on in southern Poland, leaving 16 people dead and 58 injured in the country's worst rail disaster in more than 20 years.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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