Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)

A daily newspaper serving the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Stories cover current events, business, politics, entertainment, and sports at the local level, with select stories of national and international significance included as well. Sports stories report heavily on Celtic and Ranger football clubs.

Articles from October 20, 2003

192: Give Us a Break or Else; Quit Threat as They Clock Up Third No.1 Babes In
Byline: RICK FULTON THE Sugababes scored their third No.1 yesterday with Hole In The Head but warned their record label they'd split up if they don't get a break. Heidi Range, who joined Keisha Buchanan and Mutya Buena when Siobhan Donaghy left...
BLAINE HOSPITAL HELL; Magician Faces Two Weeks of Care after Shedding Four Stone
Byline: DONNA WATSON DAVID Blaine last night emerged tearfully from his perspex prison in front of thousands of screaming fans. The American magician lost 50 lbs during his 44-day starvation stunt in a 7 ft tall box over the River Thames. ...
BLAINE HOSPITAL HELL; Magician Faces Two Weeks of Care after Starving for 44 Days
Byline: DONNA WATSON STARVING magician David Blaine will have to wait a little longer before he tucks into a slap-up meal. The American released from his plastic prison over the Thames last night could spend up to two weeks being fed on a drip....
BLAINE'S A LUVVY AS ORDEAL ENDS; Weeping Magician Tells Crowd `I Love You All'
Byline: DONNA WATSON DAVID Blaine last night tearfully emerged from his perspex prison in front of thousands of screaming fans. The American magician lost 50 lbs during his 44-day starvation stunt over the River Thames. Propped up by paramedics,...
BLAIR HEART SCARE; Cherie at PM's Side for Five-Hour Ordeal PM Is Rushed into Hospital as Heartbeat Goes Haywire
Byline: Reporting Team: Ian Smith, Magnus Gardham, Paula Murray, Thomas Smith, John McEachran and Wendy Metcalfe IAN SMITH TONY BLAIR had emergency hospital treatment for a heart problem yesterday. The Prime Minister took ill at his country home,...
BLAIR HEART SCARE; PM Rushed to Hospital with Irregular Heartbeat Cherie at PM's Side for Five-Hour Ordeal I Feel Great, Physically. I Do More Exercise Now Than I've Done since I Was at School {
Byline: IAN SMITH TONY BLAIR had emergency hospital treatment for a heart problem yesterday. The Prime Minister took ill at his country home, Chequers. He was rushed to nearby Stoke Mandeville hospital with wife Cherie at his side. But he...
FOOTBALL: ALEX ISAMEDAL PPROFESSIONAL; Hen Missed out on Bayern Final but Boss Made Sure He Got His Winner's Gong
Byline: KEITH JACKSON IT sits gathering dust in a dark and cold bank box somewhere back in Norway. But Henning Berg still treasures it dearly and he will do so for the rest of his life. This, after all, is no ordinary winners' medal, if such...
Football: BELGIAN STAR IS FEARING A ROMP BY CELTS
Byline: NEIL CAMERON in BRUSSELS ANDERLECHT star Yves Vanderhaeghe last night admitted he fears a Champions League thrashing from Celtic. The Parkhead men fly to Brussels today and Martin O'Neill's opponents have written themselves off before...
FOOTBALL: CARLO THE JACKASS; ARSENAL ...................2 CHELSEA ...................1 Blunder Keeper Cudicini Hands Victory to Arsenal
Byline: ED CASEY CARLO CUDICINI must be hoping Roman Abramovich is not a baseball fan. If the Russian billionaire believes in ``three strikes and you're out'', Cudicini's days as Chelsea No.1 must be numbered. As Abramovich stood among his...
Football: CUPER NOT SO SUPER
Byline: ANTHONY HAGGERTY HECTOR CUPER was yesterday booted by Italian giants Inter Milan for makingonemistake too many. Club president Massimo Moratti had told the Argentine coach there could be ``no more mistakes'' after the 3-1 defeat by neighbours...
Football: CUPER NOT SO SUPER; Inter Sensation as Boss Hector Is Axed
HECTOR CUPER was yesterday booted by Italian giants Inter Milan for makingonemistake too many. Club president Massimo Moratti had told the Argentine coach there could be ``no more mistakes'' after the 3-1 defeat by neighbours AC Milan a fortnight...
FOOTBALL: Faddy's the Baddie as Moyes Moans over Miss
SCOTLAND wonder boy James McFadden missed a chance to turn a 0-0 draw into victory for Everton in yesterday's home game with Southampton. But manager Davie Moyes took account of his youth and inexperience in assessing the youngster's performance....
Football: FANS'HERO IS LOAN SHARP
Byline: DAVID McCARTHY DAVID FERNANDEZ has discovered the grass is not always greener on the other side. Even when the other side is Celtic. He might have signed a long-term deal with Martin O'Neill's team but financial security isn't everything...
Football: FA Phone Row Leaves Ferdinand Facing Two-Year Drug Ban
Byline: ALAN MARSHALL FRUSTRATED English FA chiefs are ready to take action against Rio Ferdinand over his missed drug test. They are fed up waiting for the arrival at their London HQ of the Manchester United defender's mobile phone records....
Football: FULL OF EASTON PROMISE; ABERDEEN ................0 DUNDEE UNITED .......1 - Craig Vows to Keep His Place at United
Byline: JOHN DOCHERTY HUNGER and determination were clearly written all over Craig Easton's face. The midfielder had been an everpresent in the Dundee United team until the arrival of manager Ian McCall. Now Easton is facing up to the battle...
FOOTBALL: Gary: We'll Play Six-Y Football to Dump Gers; Neville Demands Maximum Points from Rangers Clashes
Byline: KEITH JACKSON GARY NEVILLE insists Manchester United could crash out of the Champions League if they lose at Ibroxon Wednesday. The Old Trafford stalwartsays England's champions will have to take six points out of six from the Battle...
Football: Great Goal.Don't Do It Again
Byline: HUGH KEEVINS STAN was the man when he headed his first goal for Celtic in Saturday's rout of Hearts. But Varga was on the receiving end of a blast from coach Steve Walford for being out of position when he put theParkhead side four up...
Football: HIGHLAND - We'll Shoulder the Burden of Losing Hit Man
CLACH'S Iain Polworth is out of Saturday's top-of-the-table clash with Huntly. And the striker faces a race against time to be fit for the Scottish Cup campaign. Polworth was in agony after dislocating a shoulder duringa 2-0triumph in which the...
Football: Mark Hateley - Make It an Evening to Remember
Byline: MARK HATELEY IF I was Alex McLeish, the last thing I would say to the Rangers players before they head down thetunnelon Wednesday would be: Make sure you don't let the game pass you by. These are the games you want to remember when you...
Football: Murdo Macleod - How about One for the Road Bhoys
Byline: MURDO MACLEOD IFCelticcanwinin Belgium tomorrowthere is agood chancetheycouldactually finish top of their Champions Leaguegroup and make an historic entry into the knockout stageofthecompetition. That's not me getting carried away on the...
FOOTBALL: NO ONE DOESS IT ZETTER; Man to Fear Par Knows Larsson Is
Byline: NEIL CAMERON in Brussels THERE is as much chance of Belgian side Anderlecht under-estimating Henrik Larsson as there is of the Swede not scoring again this season. French outfit Lyon, and star striker Giovane Elber in particular, made...
Football: NO ONE DOESS IT ZETTER; Par Knows Larsson Is Man to Fear
Byline: NEIL CAMERON in Brussels THERE is as much chance of Belgian side Anderlecht under-estimating Henrik Larsson as there is of the Swede not scoring again this season. French outfit Lyon, and star striker Giovane Elber in particular, made...
Football: Offthe Bawl
Byline: WITH ALAN McMILLAN ALEX McLEISH knows he has to come up with the team talk of his life before sending Rangers into the Battle of Britain. How he prepares his team mentally for the game against Manchester United will be crucial if the...
Football: OHWHATA DIFFERENCE AHAYMAKES; HIBERNIAN .....................0 LIVINGSTON .................. 2 Livi Should Give Manager's Job to Stand-In Boss Davie
Byline: DAVID McCARTHY IF you reap what you sow then Hibs are in for a very poor harvest to see them through the long winter months. The club have forced their manager to punt experienced players such as John O'Neil, Mixu Paatelainen, Freddie...
Football: ON THE ON THE RECORD RECORD
QHow many first-team games did Adam Little play for Morton in the 1950s? Big Peter, Barlanark. A After a 14-year connection with Rangers, wing-half Little joined Morton on a free transfer in July 1951. In the next four seasons, he missed only the...
FOOTBALL: PLAY LIKE THAT AND MAN UTD WILL MAUL US; McLeish Warns Sloppy Gers
Byline: KEITH JACKSON& ANTHONYHAGGERTY ALEX McLEISH last night warned Rangers they face disaster against Manchester United if they turn in another Fir Park horror show. The Ibrox boss watchedhissidewarm up for Wednesday's Champions League...
Football: QUEEN OF SOUTH 3 KINGS OF THE NORTH 2; QUEEN OF THE SOUTH..3 INVERNESS....................2 First Top Spot for 50 Years and Hero Jim Can't Take It In
Byline: GORDON PARKS DON'T panic all is well in Scottish football and anyone who was at Palmerston to witness this match can testify to that. Two sides serving up a five-goal thriller, not a foreigner in sight and a spectacle which was more than...
Football: Ruud News Is Van the Man's out of Touch
Byline: KEITH JACKSON LET'S start with the good news for Rangersandtheirpeople the great Manchester United looked little better than ordinary at Elland Road on Saturday. In fact, as ludicrous as the notion may sound, England's best looked distinctly...
Football: STEVE SHOULD HAVE SCORED A PRAT-TRICK; DUNFERMLINE....................2 KILMARNOCK. .................. 3 Two-Goal Crawford Admits He Blew It as Killie Stun Sad Pars with Comeback
Byline: ANTHONY HAGGERTY DUNFERMLINE blew a great chance to go third in the SPL on Saturday. In fact they blew a whole host of chances and left boss Jimmy Calderwood and 4500 punters scratching their heads in bewilderment as to how exactly they...
FOOTBALL: STRESS REHERSAL; MOTHERWELL......................1 RANGERS.............................1- Gers Warm Up for ManU Visit by Hanging on at Wn at Well
Byline: KEITH JACKSON ONCE again Rangers started off the game like a train only to end up looking as if they'd just been hit by one. Two weeks ago it was Celtic who brought them crashing to a halt and yesterday in Lanarkshire the champions were...
FOOTBALL: Tayport Boosted by Easy Opener to Cup Campaign
Byline: IAN ORR SCOTTISH Junior cup holders Tayport will start their bid to retain the trophy with a home tie against minnows Wilson's XI. The draw for the second round was made in Aberdeen yesterday and, after receiving a bye in the opening...
Football: THE GODFATHER; DUNDEE......................1 PARTICK THISTLE. ........ 0 Rae Swears Italian Superstar Fab Is Ready to Call the Shots at Dens Just like Fans' Man Caniggia
Byline: EWAN McARTHUR THE White Feather had a quieter start to his Dundee career than many expected. But Gavin Rae swears Fabrizio Ravanelli will become just as popular with Dens Park fans as former favourite Claudio Caniggia. A debut at home...
Football: YOUNG , GIFTED& WHACK; CELTIC ........................... 5 HEARTS .......................... 0 - Celtic Find a Superkid in Two-Goal Hero Liam
Byline: HUGH KEEVINS THE only man with more reason to be pleased about Liam Miller's progress than the player himself is an agent with the bargaining power of a man with a baseball bat and a balaclava. Miller has emerged as the discovery of the...
FRENZIED LUST OF PSYCHO MOTHER; Child-Killer and Chunky Chicken Maniac Enjoy Sex Sessions Behind Bars - So Just Pray They Don't BREED
Byline: ANDREW WALKER MENTAL ward maneater Alison Campbell was ``grounded'' in Carstairs last night after adding knife maniac Owen Bonner to her list of sexualconquestsbehindbars. The pair were caught by security cameras in an X-rated embrace in...
FRENZIED LUST OF PSYCHO MOTHER; EXCLUSIVE Kid Killer and Siege Maniac Have Sex
Byline: ANDREW WALKER MENTAL ward maneater Alison Campbell was ``grounded'' in Carstairs last night after adding knife maniac Owen Bonner to her list of sexual conquests. The pair were caught by security cameras in an X-rated embrace in the hospital...
GOLF: ELS JUST ACE; Ernie Wins Fifth Title despite Bjorn's Hole-in-One Stunner
Byline: DALE RANKIN ERNIE ELS won a record-equalling fifth World Match Play title at Wentworthonaday that proved memorable for runner-up Thomas Bjorn too. The Dane earned himself a pounds 37,000 Toyota Land Cruiser for a hole-in-one at the 179-yard...
GOLF: Monty's 11-Year Record
Byline: BERNIE McGUIRE COLIN MONTGOMERIE won the Macau Open yesterday to maintain an 11-year personal record. Monty has won an event every season in that time but he left it late to keep up his run. The Scot headed off to the Chinese island...
HOW BAD IS IT?; Experts Tell of Distress the PM Would Have Suffered but Predict a Complete Recovery
CARDIOLOGY professor John Camm said the attack Tony Blair suffered would have been extremely distressing. Professor Camm, of St George's Hospital in London, added: ``It would have been quite frightening for him because it seems as if your heart...
Joan's Juniors: I'm a Non-Eating, Hair-Pulling, Hateful Mess
Byline: Joan Burnie QI HAVE got so many problems at the moment, I don't know where to start. First of all, a while ago I started skipping meals and although I want to stop, can't. I can't explain it but I'm scared. I don't know what to do. ...
Joan's Juniors: I Think I'm Ready for Sex. but Which Sex?
Byline: Joan Burnie QI AM a 16-year-old lass who doesn't know if she is gay or not. I like older guys, but not boys my own age. I can talk to them. But mostly I enjoy being with girls. There is also a teacher I really like but I try to avoid...
KIDS VICTIMS OF CARE CRISIS; Social Worker Shortage Fears
Byline: ANNIE BROWN A SHORTAGE of social workers is putting vulnerable kids at even greater risk. Unions claim child care departments in some areas have only 40 per cent of the staff they need. And the unit covering Garnock Valley in North...
Mark Hateley: MAKE IT AN EVENING TO REMEMBER
Byline: Mark Hateley IF I was Alex McLeish, the last thing I would say to the Rangers players before they head down thetunnelon Wednesday would be: Make sure you don't let the game pass you by. These are the games you want to remember when you...
New Cardinal Will Be Fresh Voice in the Church World; Keith O'Brien Will Be the Third Scottish Cardinal since the Reformation. but How Will the Liberal's View Affect the Church, and How Will He Handle His Critics at Home?
Byline: TOM BROWN KEITH Patrick O'Brien preaches the gospel of love and tolerance. At a Mass to celebrate his creation as Scotland's new cardinal, he told the congregation: ``I'm available for cuddles in the porch afterwards.'' But some of...
NEW DAD GORD SAYS THANKS TO THE LORD; Brown Beams with Pride at Church Service
Byline: PETER MARTELL PROUD dad Gordon Brown walked to church yesterday still grinning with delight after the birth of his son. The Chancellor attended morning service at his local Church of Scotland Kirk. His wife Sarah and new baby John,...
PICK OF THE BOX: PROFILE - Step Inside the Mind of Blaine
David Blaine: Above The Below (Channel 4, 9.00 pm)YESTERDAY magician and illusionist David Blaine ended his self-imposed 44-day exile in a glass box near London's Tower Bridge. It was an extraordinary feat of endurance by the American. And if...
Pounds 800 That's How Much Extra Scots Family Pays for Florida Trip
Byline: KEVIN TURNER RIP-OFF flight supplements are costing Scots five times more than two years ago. Trading watchdogs gave holiday companies the go-ahead to continue with the supplements in 2001. Since then, the added costs have escalated,...
Pounds 800; That's How Much Extra Scots Family Pays for Florida Trip
Byline: KEVINTURNER RIP-OFF flight supplements are costing Scots five times more than two years ago. Trading watchdogs gave holiday companies the go-ahead to continue with the supplements in 2001. Since then, the added costs have escalated,...
Racing: FOR CLASSIC PEARL SLASHED; Johnston Ace Cut for Guineas
Byline: GARRY OWEN (Gordon Brown) PEARL OF LOVE has been slashed for the 2000 Guineas after Mark Johnston's runner landed the Group One Gran Criterium in Milan yesterday. Darryll Holland was landing his second top-level juvenile prize of the...
RUGBY WORLD CUP 2003: We're Ready for Uncle Slam; SCOTLAND V USA (ITV1, 10.30 Am) BEATTIE PREDICTS A BRAWL WITH YANKS
Byline: RODDY DUNCAN in Australia SCOTLAND'S Ross Beattie is relishing the prospect of a bonecrunching battle with the United States' team of giants. The countries collide this morning in a potentially explosive World Cup showdown in Brisbane's...
STEVE McKENNA COLUMN: I LOST THE PLOT BEING BOXED IN; Trying Glass Act Is a Blaine in the Neck
Byline: STEVE McKENNA I WAS surprised to find David Blaine and I had a lot in common this weekend in that we were both out our boxes. I proved my talent for trickery by making a bottle containing the water of life magicallydisappearand shortly...
Toughest Time for Blair -and It Shows; ANALYSIS
Byline: PAUL SINCLAIR IT is far too early to decide what effect this heart scare will have on Tony Blair's Premiership. But that won't stop the Westminster village coming alive with gossip that this could be the end of his political career. ...
UPDATE: Justine's So Happy to Be the New No.1
BELGIUM'S Justine Henin Hardenne will replace compatriot Kim Clijsters as the world's No. 1 tennis player after beating Jelena Dokic 6-0 6-4 in the Swisscom Challenge final yesterday.Henin-Hardenne will become the 13th woman on Monday to ascend to...
WHATA FAN-TTASTIC GAME; Celebs Line Up for the Rangers Man Utd Clash
Byline: BRIAN McIVER IT'S the battle between two of the biggest teams in the world and some of the most famous footballers in the country. But when Scottish champions Rangers meet Manchester United on Wednesday, the match won't just be followed...
WORLDS END: THESE OUTFITS HOLD KEY; New Pics of Pub Murder Victim
Byline: MARIE SHARP NEW pictures of Worlds End murder victim Christine Eadie may hold the key to solving the 26-year-old case. Christine and pal Helen Scott, both 17, were beaten, raped and strangled in 1977 after leaving Edinburgh's Worlds End...
YOU GO, TONY; Rebel MP Demands Apology from Blair
Byline: DAVE KING REBEL MP George Galloway yesterday called on Tony Blair to resign. Galloway, who is set to be expelled from the Labour Party this week, accused the PM of engineering his removal. The Glasgow Kelvin MP branded the hearing...