Ian Wright admits he ‘hated’ Alan Shearer when the pair were in the Premier League because of how good a goalscorer he was

3 Apr

Ian Wright has admitted he ‘hated’ Alan Shearer when they were both still playing because of how good he was in front of goal. The pair are firm friends now and have covered plenty of international tournaments alongside one another as pundits, but a professional rivalry used to exist between the pair. Wright managed to […]

Friday Night Howff

3 Apr

howff /haʊf/. A favourite meeting place or haunt, especially a pub. Welcome to The Howff, Bella’s lounge for the lockdown. Join (live from Kintra tonight) Hannah Fisher & Sorren Maclean who are selling imaginary tickets for their live gig tonight. …

Inside The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin’s backstage relationship that made one of the greatest WWE rivalries ever

3 Apr

The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin are two of the greatest superstars in the history of WWE. In terms of drawing power, ratings, merchandise and the legacy they left behind, nobody can compare. But, their backstories are vastly different. Austin had to fight his way to WWE via WCW and ECW. His initial gimmick […]

From Zlatan Ibrahimovic to John Stones – Pep Guardiola’s worst signings with Barcelona and Man City

3 Apr

Many managers out there must envy Pep Guardiola, who’s had the privilege of working with some of the best players of all time. This isn’t to say he doesn’t deserve it. He definitely does as he’s one of the best managers at all time. But no matter how good a manager you are, no one […]

From Zlatan Ibrahimovic to John Stones – Pep Guardiola’s worst signings with Barcelona and Man City

3 Apr

Many managers out there must envy Pep Guardiola, who’s had the privilege of working with some of the best players of all time. This isn’t to say he doesn’t deserve it. He definitely does as he’s one of the best managers at all time. But no matter how good a manager you are, no one […]

Ten Formula 1 books to read during lockdown

3 Apr

Fortunately there are a plethora of motorsport books out there going back well over half a century covering the lives of the paddock’s brightest stars.From Virginia Williams’ insight into the fortunes of her husband’s F1 team, to Niki Lauda’s newly-rel…

Tributes paid to ex-Standard night picture editor Stuart Goodman who died of Covid-19

3 Apr

Stuart Goodman, one of the best loved photographers on Fleet Street, has died aged 72 as a result of contracting Covid-19 after attending hospital with a cancer diagnosis. Goodman was both a photographer and a desk man working for agencies and national titles. He worked for titles as diverse as the Swansea Evening Post, The … Continue reading “Tributes paid to ex-Standard night picture editor Stuart Goodman who died of Covid-19”

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Boxing news: Bob Arum says Amir Khan ‘quit like a chicken’ against Terence Crawford, reveals Kell Brook could be next challenger

3 Apr

Terence Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum has slammed Amir Khan and revealed Kell Brook may be the next challenger for his welterweight champion. WBO title-holder Crawford stopped Khan in bizarre fashion last April when the Brit decided to end the fight after being hit by a low blow in the sixth round. Now, Khan’s domestic rival […]

Cadwalladr Paid Out for Fabricated Story Sold to Mail

3 Apr

Carole Cadwalladr is currently winning the award for most prominent quarantine breakdown, with her usual output of eye-swiveling conspiracy theories being cranked up to maximum. Guido’s own boredom led him to take a dive into the history books only to find a fascinating discovery. The first recorded evidence of Carole’s propensity for making stuff up… […]

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Archant furloughs ‘small number’ of staff as local publishers hit by pandemic

3 Apr

Archant is putting a “small number” of staff on furlough, following in the footsteps of rival publishers Newsquest and JPI Media, in a bid to cut costs during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The local news publisher said in an email to staff this week that furloughed staff would be those whose work had “disappeared” or … Continue reading “Archant furloughs ‘small number’ of staff as local publishers hit by pandemic”

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