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Articles from October 7, 2015

Alessandra's First Goal Puts Dominant Dale through ; ROCHDALE ....................... 2 CHESTERFIELD...............1 Richard Partington
LEWIS Alessandra's first goal in Rochdale colours ensured Keith Hill's side progressed to the third round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy with a win against Chesterfield.Dale completely bossed the first period and after Peter Vincenti had sent an early...
Autumn Harvest Is Ripe for Picking
Y the way, City are top of the table again!BAmid all the euphoria and record-book searching sparked by Sergio Aguero's five-goal blitz of Newcastle, the Blues' leap back to the top of the pile almost went unnoticed.And when United finally came up against...
BECKHAM: DON'T WRITE OFF ROONEY! ; Reds Legend Says Skipper Will Make Critics Eat Their Words
DAVID Beckham says Wayne Rooney can embarrass the critics writing the United striker's playing obituary.Press and social media are debating the demise of the Reds and England captain after poor form this season and another bad day at Arsenal last Sunday.Beckham...
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Boys in Park Knife Terror ; Four Youngsters Rescued by Good Samaritan after Being Chased by Thug Who yelled'I'm Going to Slash You'
FOUR schoolboys were chased across a park by a knife-wielding moped rider.It is the second time children have been threatened by thugs with blades in the Stockport suburb of Heaton Moor in less than two weeks.In the latest incident a group of pals were...
BY GEORGE, WARRIORS KID AIN'T HALF GOOD ; Super League's Young Player of the Year Has a Bright Future, Says Wigan Legend Ashurst.
WIGAN Warriors have produced and paraded some of the game's greatest halfbacks and George Williams is the latest shooting star to emerge.A local lad and a product of the club's highly successful youth system, Williams looks destined for a golden career...
Children Who Need Our Sanctuary Also Need Our Support
MANY people watching the heart-breaking images of refugees in recent weeks must have wondered about the level of desperation and misery that forces families to take their young children on such perilous journeys.But now imagine how bad things would have...
COACH: NO BIAS IN MY SELECTION Rugby Union ; Lancaster Rejects Claims against Farrell
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has angrily rejected the suggestion that Andy Farrell pushed for his son Owen to be picked as "absolutely incorrect".Farrell, the team's backs coach, faced questions on Monday over the role he played in Owen Farrell's...
Council Risks Becoming Tory Collaborators ; Write To: Viewpoints, MEN, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF or Email: Viewpoints@men-News.Co.UK
THE revival-meeting excitement I saw outside the Cathedral on Monday night shows that all the badmouthing and mocking of Jeremy Corbyn is only reinforcing the enthusiasm of thousands for his return to old Labour values of respect for the disadvantaged...
Dad Shot Three Times in Failed Assassination ; Little Hulton Father Is Gunned Down on Front Door by Thug on Motorbike in Late-Night Attack
ADAD was gunned down after opening his front door to a would-be assassin.Darren Williams, a 34-year-old father, was hit three times in the upper body and arm outside his house in Little Hulton, Salford.His girlfriend and their child were in at the time,...
Drinkers Dive for Cover as Taxi Hits Pub ; Cab Driver'lucky to Be Alive'after He Is Forced to Swerve
aTAXI driver is "lucky to be alive" after he ploughed into the side of a pub.Customers and staff had to race for cover at The White Hart pub, on Heywood Old Road, Birch, after the black cab smashed into the building just after 3pm yesterday.It left a...
Festive Ice Rink Returns in New City Location
THE Manchester Ice Rink will be back this winter - but it's skating off to a new location. For the first time in eight years, the rink will switch from the heart of Spinningfields at Hardman Square to New Bailey across the Irwell.But don't worry skaters,...
FT Finley Calls in Administrators
EIGHTY jobs have been lost after building refurbishment business FT Finley called in administrators. Russell Cash and David Thornhill, partners at FRP Advisory the business recovery and advisory firm, were appointed joint administrators to the Stockportbased...
ICE AND EASY DOES IT FOR JET-SET ROMANTIC SAM ; Macclesfield Man Flies to Belfast for Icebowl Date with Girl He Knew Only as Cat from Dundonald
AROMANTIC Macclesfield man flew from England to Belfast to find a girl he knew only as Cat from Dundonald.Sam Hibbert and Cat McKernan met at the weekend in Manchester when Cat visited the city on a trip from Northern Ireland.In spite of the obvious...
Issues Van Gaal Needs to Sort out 5
STARTING BADLY UNITED started poorly against Southampton and Wolfsburg and got away with it. But they weren't so lucky against Arsenal.Three goals down inside the first 20 minutes ruled out any chance of a comeback at the Emirates. It might have been...
I WANT TO HELP LANCS BE KINGS, SAYS PRINCE ; Retired Star Says He Wants to Play His Part in Taking Red Rose Players to the Top
ASHWELL Prince won't play for Lancashire again - but believes he can help them win silverware for several years to come.The South African topped off an amazing season at Emirates Old Trafford - and a brilliant career - by being named Lancashire's Player...
JOE: FIGHT SCENE IS KNOCKOUT ; Boxing Trainer Says the Sport Is Enjoying a Golden Period in Manchester after Winning Prestigious Award
JOE Gallagher believes that the Manchester boxing scene has never been better after he was crowned Trainer of the Year at the British Boxing Board of Control Awards.Gallagher was on a shortlist alongside the likes of Adam Booth, Jim McDonnell and Dominic...
Kompany Knew Classy Kev Would Be a Hit for Blues
IT is always worth listening to Vincent Kompany, and his pledge that Kevin de Bruyne would bring more goals and assists to City stuck out.The Belgian's intelligent reading of a player he knew at international level flew against much of the portrayal...
LUNG EXPERT JOINS HOSPITAL ; Health Bosses Recruit World-Leading Doctor from Denmark to Help Fight against Respiratory Disease
AWORLD leading lung doctor has been appointed at Wythenshawe Hospital.Professor Jorgen Vestbo has carried out groundbreaking research into the effects of smoking on children and chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD). He will join medical teams at the...
Mancunian Way Sinkhole Could Cost Pounds 4m to Repair ; Officials Reveal There Has Been 'Significant' Damage to Underground Pipes and That Repair Cost Will Be Millions
WORK to repair the damage caused by the Mancunian Way hole is likely to cost at least Pounds 4m, bosses at United Utilities have revealed.The huge sinkhole opened up on the major commuter route in August - causing traffic mayhem and sparking a flurry...
Mum's the Word for Boy Wonder Martial
aNTHONY Martial didn't hesitate for a second when United came in for him - but Louis van Gaal had to speak to his mother first.The French striker con-firmed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's comments that he was deemed 'untransferrable' by his club, but...
New Victoria Heralds 'Bright Future for City's Commuters' ; Transport Secretary Says Pain Is Worth the Gain as Work Goes on to Improve Rail Network
COMMUTERS have been promised a brighter future after Manchester's new-look Victoria station was offi-cially opened.Network Rail officially relaunched the hub, now combining its original Victorian heritage with the modern technology and architecture needed...
Nice Guy Wayne Needs to Find His Angry Side Again ; COMMENT
A LITTLE over a year ago Wayne Rooney was sent off against West Ham at Old Trafford just six games into his tenure as Louis van Gaal's captain.The whole subject of the firebrand striker being handed the responsibility of skippering the Reds by the new...
Poleon Is Relishing New Partnership
OLDHAM Athletic forward Dominic Poleon has revealed he is loving his new partnership with Michael Higdon.The strike duo put in convincing displays during Saturday's 3-3 draw with Gillingham, with both men finding the back of the net.Poleon played a big...
Police Widow in Battle over 'Pensions for Life' ; Woman Who Lost Pounds 7,500 a Year after She Remarried Campaigns for Government to End 'Unfair' Treatment
POLICEMAN David Whiteley's dedication to his job led to his early retirement and premature death.As a young bobby, aged 21, he broke his back in a fall as he chased a burglar across the roof of a chemist shop in Bury. He then endured multiple operations...
Schools and Businesses on I'M DYING BUT I WANT TO HELP OTHERS LIVE Alex Hibbert ; Insurance Worker, 25, Aims to Raise Thousands for Charity as She Battles Terminal Cancer
AN inspirational young woman is using her battle with terminal breast cancer to teach others how to spot the symptoms of the killer disease. Alexandra Jones, 25, from Ancoats, was diagnosed with cancer two years ago but thought she had beaten it after...
SHAKERS SHOCKED IN TROPHY UPSET ; Lack of Cutting Edge Costs In-Form Bury against League Two Morecambe. .BURY ..................................0 MORECAMBE...................1 Ben Collins
BURY'S winning run came to an end as League Two Morecambe knocked them out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.The Shakers went into last night's game on the back of seven straight wins in all competitions, a run which has propelled them to third in League...
Sleep Tight Daddy. Daughter in Emotional Video Tribute to Alan ; Heartbreaking Pictures Tell the Story of Aid Worker's Family Life, His Mission to Syria and Brutal Murder by IS
THE daughter of tragic aid worker Alan Henning has created a moving video tribute to her father.Salford humanitarian Mr Henning, 47, was taking aid to Syria when he was kidnapped by Islamic State militants on Boxing Day 2013.He was murdered in an act...
Stab Attack Son Had 'Chaotic Upbringing' ; Murder Trial Is Told That Man Was Forced to 'Beg and Steal' by His Father as a Youngster
aMAN accused of killing his dad in revenge for blighting their family life with his drug addiction was made to 'beg and steal' for him as a child, a court heard.James Clarke stabbed his father Graham Clarke at his uncle's home at Claybank Street, Heywood,...
STERLING CAN SHINE IN FACE OF CHALLENGE ; CITY SPECIALAfter Starting His Blues Career in a Blaze of Glory, the Winger's Form Has Dipped - but It Would Be Foolish to Write Him Off
RAHEEM Sterling is facing his first real test as a City footballer.But the 20-year-old has proved in the past he has the steel to meet any challenges placed in front of him - and he is not likely to shirk this one.Sterling looked every inch the Pounds...
Street Stars Bag a Trio of Gongs
CORONATION Street stars picked up three gongs at the glittering Inside Soap Awards in London.Corrie might have missed out on the Best Soap accolade to its rural rival Emmerdale - which was the big winner of the night with eight awards - but three Weatherfield...
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THE WINNERS Best soap - Emmerdale Best actor - Michael Parr (Ross Barton, Emmerdale) Best actress - Alison King (Carla Connor, Coronation Street) Best bad boy - Michael Parr (Ross Barton, Emmerdale) Best bad girl - Kate Ford (Tracy Barlow, Coronation Street)...
The Highway. MY Way ; PAUL COLE Takes to the Roads of Brittany in a Motorhome and Finds That Britain Has a Lot to Learn
OU have to hand it to the French. There are some things they get right, after all.YThere's Brie, baguettes and Burgundy. And then there's motorhomes.Once you take your home with you across the Channel, you'll be telling everyone 'Vive la difference'.Because...
Thief Says Sorry for Stealing Handbag from Tragic Mum ; Man Apologises as He Appears at Inquest into Death of Woman Who Fell from M-Way Bridge
ATHIEF who swiped the handbag of a mum who fell to her death from a bridge has apologised to her family.Mother-of-three Linda Clarke suffered fatal injuries after falling from the M602 bridge in Salford on April 17.Before she fell, the distressed 54-year-old...
'Tough Lady' Sally Is 105.The Same Age as Old Trafford ; Great-Grandmother Who Was Born Way Back in 1910 Celebrates Remarkable Birthday
AG R A N D M O T H E R born in the year that Old Trafford first opened its gates credits her long years to 'sheer hard work'.Remarkable pensioner Sally Fennell celebrated her 105th birthday with a special birthday party held at a Stockport care home.The...
Wane Will Do Grand in Final, Says Bamford
WIGAN Warriors boss Shaun Wane will be leaving Old Trafford with his head held high on Saturday.Saints beat the Warriors last year but Maurice Bamford, the man who gave Wane his debut and coached both Wigan and Leeds sees a different outcome this time.Maurice,...
Welcome to a Stately Home from Home. ; DAVID JELLY Says You Can Live like a Lord or Lady for a Week on an Amazing English Heritage Break
THE visitors have all gone, the gates are locked behind them, and we're alone at last in our very own stately home. The evening sun kisses the sandstone walls with a honey glow, ducks waddle across the sweeping lawns for a last paddle in the river, and...
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