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 29, 2011

ALL THINGS BRIGHTON BEAUTIFUL; IRN-BRU DIVISION ONE... Injury Dark Days over for Hitman Tom
Byline: Gordon Parks TOM BRIGHTON wants to mark the anniversary of his darkest moment in football by firing Queens to a win against Livingston today. The 27-year-old striker shattered his knee playing for St Mirren 24 months ago but he's banging...
A Motherwell V Kilmarnock [...]
Byline: TAM COWAN A Motherwell v Kilmarnock. The team flying high in the SPL versus Killie's most attractive side in years. Match attendance: 4184. Fir Park's lowest crowd of the season. But, hey, what the hell do you expect? It kicked...
ANTTI FREEZE; SPL LATEST... Anssi: Niemi Helped after My Nightmare Finn Debut
Byline: Anthony Haggerty HEARTS v KILMARNOCK Today, Tynecastle, 3pm KILMARNOCK keeper Anssi Jaakkola last night revealed how former Hearts No.1 Antti Niemi helped him get over the heartache of conceding five goals to Sweden on his Finland debut....
Beidh Tine Is the Anseo at Musselburgh; Lucinda Diary of a Top Trainer
WE signed off last Spring full of optimism having enjoyed a terrific season of National Hunt racing, and now we return in the midst of high controversy surrounding the BHA and the Whip. Jockeys are now threatening to strike and many in racing have...
CARAT GREY; Kumbeshwar Is in the Zone
Byline: Garry Owen By George! He's got the Nac for Charlie Hall IT seems like only last week I was cheering Nacarat to victory in the Charlie Hall Chase, jings, where did the last year go? Tom George's gutsy grey returns to the scene of his triumph...
CELLULOID Die You SCREAMS Ghosts the; A Century of Movies Greatest Monsters
Byline: Brian McIver WHEN IT comes to the stuff of nightmares, there are few people better qualified to judge than John Landis. And now the filmmaker who brought us An American Werewolf in London and Michael Jackson's Thriller video has published...
Change of Boots Turned Cup-Tie around. Big Dan Put His on the Right Feet
Byline: TAM COWAN HALF-TIME at Easter Road on Wednesday night and I pinged a text to celebrity Hibs fan Grant Stott that read: "I think you've got this in the bag." Right on the final whistle, my phone beeped and the big man replied: "To be fair,...
Counting Cost of Student Life
Now that students are back at universities and colleges all over the country, some parents might be reflecting on the not-insignificant cost of paying for them to either stay in halls or rent a room in a flat. If your son or daughter spends four...
Craig to Lesson Burden on Kids
Byline: Euan McLean CRAIG EASTON feels a duty to pass on the lessons he learned as a kid at Dundee United to help Dunfermline's rookies give the Tannadice men hell today. The 32-year-old, right, is in line to face his former club for the first...
Eck's Going on Two Far
FIGHT FOR SCOTLAND'S FUTURE Why do we need a second question in the independence referendum? It's a vital question and very topical after the First Minister tripped himself up trying to nobble a dissenting professor. Here independence supporter Margo...
Farewell to a Giant of the Union Movement; Campbell Fought for Scots Workers
Byline: Torcuil Crichton CAMPBELL Christie dedicated his life to fighting for Scotland's workers - and spent a decade trying to protect them from Thatcherism. The former STUC chief was a lifelong Labour man. But he was held in such respect across...
Feel Part of Community
Byline: Craig McQueen Wellington-style properties in village with a strong sense of community and within easy reach ofGlasgow LESS than 10 miles east of Glasgow, The Drumlins at Gartcosh could be the ideal location for anyone looking for the perfect...
Fergie Backs Roo to Handle 'Traitor' Jibes
Byline: Ed Casey SIR ALEX FERGUSON says Wayne Rooney will always be a "traitor" to Everton fans who will never forgive him for joining Manchester United. Rooney returns to Goodison Park today where he is guaranteed a hostile reception - charged...
Football Is about Passion Not Pc; ENGLISH LATEST
Byline: Carl Askew Wenger defends Terry over race slur claims CHELSEA v ARSENAL Today, Stamford Bridge, 12.45pm ARSENE WENGER has defended John Terry - and says players can't always be politically correct on the pitch. Wenger insists the Chelsea...
FORREST'S FIREWORKS; James and Co to Hurt Hibs Again
Byline: Fixit ; Paul Jain CELTIC were sensational in the second half at Easter Road on Wednesday - but we shouldn't have been surprised. Neil Lennon's men recovered from 1-0 down to Hibs to win 4-1 and it's the fourth time they've trailed at...
FREE SCOTTISH SLIMMERS WINTERTIME RECIPE BOOK FOR EVERY READER; Worth Pounds 3.75
IF you are really keen to lose weight but can't do without hearty wintertime comfort food then we've got the perfect recipe book for you. Today every reader can pick up a FREE Scottish Slimmers Wintertime Slimming recipe book worth pounds 3.75.It's...
Fright Time with Alice; Legendary Rocker Goes 3D with His 'Nightmare' Show Expected to Shock
Byline: BRIAN MCIVER ALICE COOPER'S HALLOWEEN NIGHT OF FEAR MONDAY SKY ARTS 1/HD/SKY 3D 9PM Halloween can be very contrived and even dull but when this man is involved you know it's going to be something special. The event is starting to get...
Fun Down on Farm
Byline: Heather Greenaway HE had great fun bouncing around on a giant pillow, getting nibbled by a goat and tearing around on a mini-tractor - and that was just my husband Johnnie. I really don't know who had more fun at the Heads of Ayr Farm...
Gers Game for a Laff
Byline: Hugh Keevins ALLY McCOIST last night revealed Craig Whyte has stepped up his efforts to tie down Kyle Lafferty on a bumper new Ibrox deal. Rangers owner Whyte has met the striker's agent while the club has also offered young defender...
GIVE IT YOUR MAUL BOYS; Houston Says United Will Snarl Back
Byline: Euan McArthur DUNFERMLINE v DUNDEE UTD Today, East End Park, 3pm PETER HOUSTON has urged his Dundee United players to come out fighting today like wounded animals. The Tangerines want to return to winning ways in Fife in the wake of their...
Greece Is the Word
Byline: Margret Campbell Greek debt in shade as Athens' wealth of riches prove irresistible to visitors GREECE seems to be the word for bad news these days with bulletins full of gloomy economic forecasts and tales of protests and strikes. But...
HANG HIM! Grief and Fury of Jo's Mum and Dad as Monster Tabak Gets 20yrs for Her Murder
Byline: Richard Smith; David Collins THE heartbroken parents of Jo Yeates yesterday said her killer should be hanged. Devastated Teresa and David Yeates told of their agony after Vincent Tabak was found guilty of murdering their daughter. ...
Highland and Minors
NEIL WHYTE believed his Forres career had ended without tasting Highland League title success - but now he is back and dreaming of finally winning the title. The 36-year-old chose to retire at the end of last season. But the lure of the Can-Cans...
HOODIE HEROES; They Dash into Lad's Blazing Bedroom
Byline: Kevan Christie EXCLUSIVE BOYS SAVE FIRE TOT TWO hoodie heroes were praised yesterday after they ran into a burning house to rescue a fouryear-old old boy. Best pals Peter Shaw, 13, and Connor McClung, 11, were playing in the street when...
HORROR IS IN HIS BLOOD; True Blood Hunk, Actor Stephen Moyer, on Working with Wife Anna Paquin and New Time Travel Horror Movie the Caller
Byline: BRIAN MCIVER MANY modern couples are kept apart by their jobs - long hours, business travel and endless back-to-back shifts mean it's not uncommon for family life to be reduced to passing ships in the night and text-message romance. 'I...
Hotline
Byline: EUAN McLEAN DUNDEE UNITED legend Jim McLean insisted the lowest form of flattery is self praise as he launched a rocket at Arabs manager Peter Houston in Record Sport yesterday. But maybe faint praise is even worse judging by the back-handed...
I Started This Gers Run Now I'll End It; Ricky So Keen to KO His Old Club's Bid to Make History
Byline: IAN ORR SPL LATEST... RICKY FOSTER helped put Rangers in a position to make history - now the Aberdeen skipper would love to help put the brakes on the champions' record-breaking run. Ally McCoist's Light Blues arrive at Pittodrie...
JAGS SEEK ROAD TO RECOVERY; Dundee V Partick Thistle
JACKIE McNAMARA last night shrugged off his dreadful away record as Partick Thistle boss and insists it will change today at Dundee if his side get the luck they deserve. The former Celtic star has yet to taste a victory on the road and has suffered...
Johnny Can Look Frightful on Any Night of the Year
Byline: Des Clarke IT'S Halloween this weekend, a time to get dressed up as a pasty-faced skeleton. I'm going as good old Johnny from X Factor. He sings like he's possessed by the ghost of Orville the duck. He's not scared of Halloween,...
John's Misery Year Rolls On
Byline: CHRIS ROBERTS BOXER John McCallum can't wait to see the back of 2011. The middleweight's latest slice of bad luck came when he was forced to pull out of a fight with Chris Brophy last night at Wishaw Sports Centre after breaking his ribs...
Kelly's Had Enough. She May Even Quit Factor; Bully Row Star to Miss Show
Byline: Mark Jefferies X FACTOR judge Kelly Rowland has dramatically pulled out of tonight's show after being struck down in the States with a throat infection. The Destiny's Child star - currently embroiled in a bitter bullying row with rival...
Makel Chasing Magnficent Seven; Division Two
LEE MAKEL is modest about his role in Cowdenbeath's charge to the top of the Second Division. The former Hearts midfielder is thriving as assistant to Colin Cameron at Central Park as they aim to take their unbeaten run to seven games at Brechin...
Making of a Monster; Exclusive Beast Black Was Evil at Age 11
Byline: Mark Howarth THIS smirking schoolboy grew into a monster convicted of four child murders and suspected of 13 more. SEE Stuart:Lad,is And the young Robert Black could chill his classmates' blood - even at the age of 11. TOMORROW FRFRFREREFREFREEFREFREFREE...
Managing at 70? I'd Settle for Having a Pulse ... SPL LATEST ... McCoist Laughs off Thought of Being Boss at Brown's Age
Byline: Hugh Keevins ABERDEEN v RANGERS Today, Pittodrie, 12pm, live on ESPN ALLY McCOIST was asked yesterday if he could see himself in management at the age of 70 like his Aberdeen adversary Craig Brown. d e en His reply displayed the quick wit...
Militerry; Spl Latest
Byline: Euan McLean Stu reveals stint with soldier side saw him beaten by Butcher's barmy Army ICT v MOTHERWELL Today, Caledonian Stadium, 3pm STUART McCALL joined the Army to get his first experience of Terry Butcher's skills as a football manager....
My Perfect Weekend
It's Saturday morning, are you up with the larks or lounging around? Most Saturdays throughout my life I have worked so, when I have the day off, I like to do as little as possible. It sounds boring, but I stay in bed for as long as I can and laze...
News
IT'S the city that never sleeps and so good they named it twice. New York is quite simply among the world's most important cities. If you only manage a short break in the Big Apple, it will stay with you forever. Iconic and cosmopolitan, it...
No Pay Won't Mean off Day
JIM JEFFERIES believes Hearts players will be too proud to let the Tynecastle wages row affect their performance. The former Gorgie gaffer expects Paulo Sergio's men to be given a tough test at home to another one of his old clubs Kilmarnock today....
Our Title Fightback Has Begun
Byline: Gary Ralston FRASER FORSTER has warned rivals Rangers to watch Celtic go now they are over their earlyseason form slump. The on-loan Newcastle keeper reckons the Hoops fightback at the top of the SPL is on - and he doesn't care how they...
Partner Brendan Cole in a Special Harness. NANCY HAS A COFFIN FIT Says Outfit Makes Her JDANCING; Says Outfitmakes Her Lookdrag Queenhasin Casket
Byline: Clemmie Moodie STRICTLY GOES SPOOKY FOR HALLOWEEN NANCY DELL'OLIO has launched a furious rant at Strictly Come Dancing's producers for making her "look like a drag queen". The feisty Italian told them her outfit and make-up for tonight's...
PM BLASTS FATCATS IN PAY HIKE STORM; Even Coalition Slam Bosses' Deals
Byline: Torcuil Crichton DAVID Cameron has joined demands for bosses to act "responsibly" after it emerged top directors' pay had shot up by 49 per cent in a year. The Prime Minister admitted research revealing bosses at FTSE 100 businesses were...
Riverside Site Is Prime Location; WHAT'S NEW ON THE PROPERTY MARKET
There are now three great reasons to set sail at Ferry Village with Sovereign House Fairbriar Homes. Buyers are being given a unique chance to secure a property at the development in Renfrew. Three new show apartments are being sold - with everything...
Robbie Does Love Himself, He Gave Me This Giant Picture. I Hid It under the Stairs
Byline: Jan Disley FOOTY ACE TURNED STRICTLY STAR GETS A SAVAGING..FROM HIS MUM VAL Savage is rummaging in the cupboard under the stairs. Eventually she drags out an enormous framed portrait of her son Robbie which presented to her a while ago....
Sea to Test Water at Leopardstown
Byline: Garry Owen BORN TO SEA bids to keep his unbeaten record intact in the JRA Killavullan Stakes at Leopardstown tomorrow. The John Oxx-trained juvenile is a half-brother to the trainer's wonder horse Sea The Stars, whose stunning career...
SERG & DESTROY; GOLF LATEST... Garcia Guns for Ramsay
Byline: Dale Rankin SIZZLING Spaniard Sergio Garcia is hot on the tail of Scots leader Richie Ramsay going into the closing 36 holes of the Andalucia Masters in Valderrama. Having started with a brilliant 65, Ramsay is on five-under after a one-over...
SLAVIN'S CHASING GONG No.4; WEST JUNIORS
BRIAN SLAVIN insists he won't be satisfied unless he gets to lift the Scottish Cup for a fourth time before pulling the shutters down on his career. The Auchinleck Talbot player, right, admits that at 34, he's running out of chances to land another...
Soap Stories
CORONATION STREET MONDAY,STV,7.30PM Finally we learn Fiz's fate COMFORT... Michelle returns After last week's shocking events involving the return to Weatherfield of hapless killer John Stape, the moment we've been waiting for is here at last - we're...
Someone Knows Who Assassin Is. Give Him Up
Byline: Janice Burns GANGLAND LINK TO DAD'S MURDER Cops' plea in hunt for shotgun killer POLICE yesterday appealed to a village to "shop" an assassin who gunned down a notorious gangster's cousin. John Finnigan was blasted in the face with a...
Spoilt for Choice; Manufacturers Take Wraps off Raft of New Machines
BIKERS are in danger of an info overload this week, with manufacturers pushing out new models and upgraded bikes at a rate of knots. Triumph alone unveiled three models, including the rather tasty 1200cc Explorer. The "big bro" of the recently...
STOP LIVING IN THE PASS; SPL LATEST ... Jim in Route One Plea
Byline: Anthony Haggerty ST MIRREN captain Jim Goodwin reckons the Buddies have to stop looking to pass the ball into the net and try a more direct route to goal. The midfielder is convinced the Paisley side need to add another dimension to their...
Strangling Fantasy of Jo Killer
Byline: Richard Smith Tabak was hooked on violent porn and vice girls MURDERER Vincent Tabak watched porn videos of men choking women before he strangled Jo Yeates. Prosecutors said the pervert - now beginning a 20-year jail term - was acting...
Susan's Secrets; Factual
SUSAN BOYLE: AN UNLIKELY SUPERSTAR FRIDAY, ITV1, 9PM She toddled onto the Britain's Got Talent stage looking like Ray Mears in drag, and told an audience of cynics that she had never been kissed, liked Elaine Paige, and would quite like to be a star....
Takeroc Is Solid Bet for Nicholls
Byline: Tanya Stevenson THE National Hunt season begins in earnest today with the Grade 2 Bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby. Diamond Harry is attempting his sixth straight win on his seasonal reappearance today en route to possible clashes...
Tam Dives in for Rocpool Magic; Truly Memorable Lunch in Inverness and Best Ever Dessert Made Three-Hour Train Journey from Hell Seem Worthwhile
As regular readers of my Wednesday column may recall, this was the restaurant review that began with the train journey from hell. Arctic air-conditioning meant the trip from Glasgow to Inverness felt as though I was experimenting with cryogenics...
THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE BROTHERLY; Stranraer V Queen's Park
CHRIS AITKEN admits brotherly love has taken a back seat as Stranraer aim to go the distance in the Third Division title race. The Stair Park midfielder has joined forces with assistant boss and sibling Stevie as the pair plot a path towards promotion....
The Teamsheet
ABERDEEN v RANGERS ABERDEEN will be without the banned Ryan Jack. Peter Pawlett is out with a hamstring injury, while Yoann Folly misses the game through illness. Ross Perry (back) is a doubt for Rangers. Kyle Bartley could play in a practice...
THE WING IS DEAD LONG LIVE THE WING; James Is More Explosive Than Aiden Lenny Hails His Wide Bhoy Forrest
Byline: David McCarthy CELTIC v HIBS Today, Celtic Park, 3pm HE calls him his baby-faced assassin and today Neil Lennon will tell James Forrest to gun down Hibs for the second time in three days. The Easter Road side will have only just staggered...
THROAT OP ADELE AXES UK SHOWS; Star Told: You Could Lose Voice
Byline: BEV LYONS; CLEMMIE MOODIE force t faces throat surgery. ADELE has been forced to cancel the rest of her UK tour as she surgery. The Rolling In The Deep singer haemorrhage she could completely if she suffered a vocal cord h and doctors...
TIME WELL SPENT; Historic Film Captures a Day in the Life of People around the Globe and Creates Snap-Shot of What It Means to Be Human
LIFE IN A DAY THURSDAY, BBC2, 9PM We're all fascinating. We're enthralling, complex and inspiring. We all matter. People around us are made better just by being able to watch us as we move through life. No, that's not the daily mantra of pupils...
UNITED IN GRIEF; Tears as Fire Murder Kids Are Buried
Byline: David Taylor PRIEST PRAISES LOCALS AT FUNERAL MORE than 600 people turned out yesterday for the funeral of a brother and sister killed in a petrol bomb attack on their home. Mourners were told the deaths of eight-year-old Bridget Sharkey...
We'll Never Tyre of Dream Circuit
Byline: Frank Haynes F1 STARS' JAWS DROP AT LATEST TRACK FORMULA ONE drivers yesterday gave a huge thumbs-up to the latest track - describing India's Buddh International Circuit as "awesome". Many tracks can look spectacular at first glance,...
We're on the Up
Byline: Scott McDermott SPL LATEST... Ninth in the league and trounced in cup by Celtic but hopeful Hibee Murray says ... IAN MURRAY insists Hibs fans shouldn't be worried about their ropey start to the season - because they'll still finish...
What's On
CLUBS TONIGHT INSIDE OUT, 9pm-2am The Arches, 30 Midland Street, Glasgow. Call 07866 770287. Halloween Masked Ball featuring Eddie Halliwell, Kryder, Tim Mason. LET IT BLEED HALLOWEEN,10pm-2am The Forum, 3 Skene Terrace, Aberdeen. Call 01224 633336....
WHAT Was the Charlton Heston [...]; THE MAN INTHE KNOW
QWHAT was the Charlton Heston movie about a US orchestra captured by the Germans in WI? George Finlay, Cumbernauld A Counterpoint (1967) was set in 1944. It was a stereotypical portrayal of the Nazis as musicloving Huns. Based on the novel The General...
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Winter Warmer; TV DINNERS
With Phil Lewis, head chef at The Cook School Scotland LIGHTLY SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP 1 large pumpkin 2-3kg, peeled and roughly chopped, seeds dried and reserved 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and bashed 2 large white onions, peeled and roughly chopped Drizzle...
WIN TITLE ON YOUR OWN; Lenny: Beat 'Em on Pitch, Not in Courts
Byline: David McCarthy NEIL LENNON wants Celtic to ignore the administration threat hanging over Rangers - and go out and win the title on their own merits. The Parkhead club trail their rivals by 10 points with a game in hand. And Lennon...
Yelp! I Need Somebody
Byline: Brian McIver DOG RESCUE SHELTERS ARE FILLING G UP AS UNWANTED PETS FALL VICTIM TO RECESSION MEET the cutest victims of the worldwide recession - Scotland's abandoned dogs. f tland's en These strays are just some of the forgotten animals...
You'd Never Want to Mess with Tracy[.]
Byline: Claire O'Boyle HOW SOAP'S SHE-DEVIL IS REALLY AN ANGEL IN DISGUISE She may be Corrie's nastiest villain, but Kate cringes at her character's put-downs By Claire O'Boyle compared to Kate's own blissful family SHE makes our blood boil as soap's...