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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Thursday 22 April 2010
Rangers defender Danny Wilson is stunned and delighted he is set to end the season with two senior medals – admitting he would have been happy with just one substitute appearance.
Sunday 11 April 2010
West Bromwich Albion claimed the Championship's second automatic promotion place when Graham Dorrans' 17th goal of the season, a typically astute curling free-kick after 31 minutes, set up a 3-2 win at Doncaster Rovers, ensuring that two relegated clubs will now bounce straight back to the Premier League.
Friday 09 April 2010
How does Sky News presenter Jeff Randall feel about having to share his prime-time business show with political editor Adam Boulton for the duration of the campaign? Though he gets first billing – the new show is called Randall and Boulton Unleashed – the politics seems to dominate and Randall comes across as grumpier than ever.
Tuesday 06 April 2010
Peterborough have confirmed the appointment of Gary Johnson as their new manager.
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Saturday 06 March 2010
If there was a certain symmetry about the football career of Keith Alexander, in that his first club as a player, Notts County, was also the scene of his last match as a manager, there was nothing neat or clear-cut about his attempts to establish himself in the sport during an era in which racial stereotyping was widespread.
Thursday 11 February 2010
Tuesday 09 February 2010
A Manchester United fan today denied throwing a coin at Manchester City striker Craig Bellamy during last month's derby.
Monday 09 November 2009
Saturday 10 October 2009
Friday 25 September 2009
Sunday 06 September 2009
Putting the world to rights: Trevor Griffiths on Olivier's dope-smoking, Marxist ranting and his 20-year purgatory
Sunday 09 August 2009
Saturday 16 May 2009
Thursday 30 April 2009
League One side Stockport County are facing a 10-point deduction after going into administration today.
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