A look ahead to this week’s FA Cup fixture at the Stadium of Light
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Friday 05 October 2012
La Gomera recovers
Thursday 04 October 2012
A man killed a fatally stabbed a highly-respected clergyman inside his vicarage then arranged the body in a gruesome tableau of pornography, religious imagery and party poppers before staying the night to drink beer and watch films, a court heard yesterday.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
I've not seen this chap before?
Thursday 30 August 2012
Daryl Mitchell, the Worcestershire captain, carried his bat through a completed innings for the second time in his career as his side fought desperately for points in the only Championship cricket in the country yesterday.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
His mouth and his texting fingers may let him down but when Kevin Pietersen allows his bat alone to do the talking it is difficult not to take notice and approve. Reduced to the ranks as a mere county player while his international future remains in the air, Pietersen marked his return to Championship action for Surrey at Taunton by hitting 163 off 168 balls against Somerset.
Friday 24 August 2012
Sussex have their sights on knocking Warwickshire off the top of the First Division table after Monty Panesar added second-innings figures of six for 77 to go with Wednesday's career-best seven for 60 as Somerset were bowled out for 195.
Thursday 23 August 2012
Marcus Trescothick completed his 50th first-class century, confirming his return to form in an injury-hampered season, but was upstaged by Monty Panesar as Sussex push to prove themselves to be authentic title challengers by beating Somerset at Taunton.
Sunday 19 August 2012
Surrey gave themselves a fighting chance of preserving their place in the First Division with a tense eight-run win over Middlesex at The Oval, where they had their opponents on the brink of defeat at 197 for 9 chasing 254 to win but then took 29 overs to claim the last wicket.
Saturday 18 August 2012
In a bleak season, some beacons of hope shine for Surrey. Two left-handers, both Surrey-born, combined to set a partnership record with a century apiece at The Oval yesterday to give their side at least a chance of easing their relegation fears with a win over their nearest neighbours.
Mountain biking: Team GB's Liam Killeen crashes out on steep section of boulders in cross-country event
Sunday 12 August 2012
Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic won Olympic gold with a sprint finish at the end of the London 2012 men's mountain bike race at Hadleigh Farm.
Saturday 04 August 2012
It's make or break time for Lancashire. Last year's winners of the County Championship will turn up at Liverpool today knowing a victory over Somerset could preserve their First Division status, while defeat is unthinkable.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Most cricket fans believe it was madness to schedule the pivotal second Test between England and South Africa in the middle of the Olympics, and most cricket fans were caught completely by surprise that another round of county championship matches got under way yesterday.
Saturday 28 July 2012
The much-vaunted England pace attack was able to take just two South African wickets over five days last week – but a 23-year-old from the Isle of Wight managed to claim three scalps in just a matter of hours yesterday in the first day of the tour match at New Road, Worcester.
Monday 23 July 2012
Dairy farmers and processing firms have struck a deal “in principle” to end the bitter stalemate over milk prices.
Sunday 22 July 2012
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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