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Articles from April 21, 2009

12-Year-Old Boy Who Took Part in Gang Killing of Innocent Student
Byline: PAUL CHESTON AND SHEKHAR BHATIA THREE members of a gang who hunted like a pack and killed a university student yards from his home were jailed for life at the Old Bailey today. Six more gang members -- including one who was 12 at the...
And When You Get Home ... ...Once You've Read the Standard
THE CD ASHER ROTH Asleep in the Bread Aisle (Island) A rapper with a wholesome upbringing is as rare as one with an economical car, so Jewish Pennsylvanian Asher Roth is something of a novelty before he even opens his mouth. His skin colour means...
Bank of England Heads Back Budget Forecasts
Byline: HUGO DUNCAN BANK OF ENGLAND economist Andrew Sentance today said that the UK economy is on track to recover before the end of the year and to rebound strongly in 2010. Sentance, a member of the monetary policy committee, suggested the...
Bees May Be Ready for Take-Off but Scott Stays Grounded
Byline: ANDREW FIFIELD THERE will be no champagne chilling in Dagenham and Redbridge's cramped away dressing room tonight. Brentford's red and white bunting is still in storage at Griffin Park and the open-top bus remains locked in the garage....
Boris 'Betrayal' as He Breaks His Promise on New Rape Centres
Byline: KATHARINE BARNEY City Hall Reporter BORIS JOHNSON was accused of "betrayal" today as it was revealed he has ditched plans for three rape crisis centres. The Mayor was accused of failing women by cancelling the centres he promised in his...
Broaden Your Skills by Working Abroad
Byline: JONATHAN MORROW ARE you a medical professional who has become tired of working in the UK and fancies taking your skills overseas to widen your personal and professional horizons? If the answer is yes, then why not contact HCL plc to put...
Coming Up Roses; Take Your Pick of These Latest Blooming Marvels on a Beauty Counter near You
Byline: ALICE HART-DAVIS SET against the backdrop of last week's heavy grey rainclouds, the profusion of rose-print dresses, shoes and bags in the high street shop windows is a gorgeous boost for the spirits. It's roses all the way on the beauty...
Cripes! the Mayor Is Backing a Leftie Plot
Byline: NICK COHEN YOU used to be able rely on the upper-class wing of the English Tory party to denounce "the nanny state" at every opportunity -- and always to respect private property. However, Boris Johnson is tearing up such preconceptions....
Darling Hopes Recession May Soon Be over - but Jobless Crisis Is Only Just Starting
Byline: HUGO DUNCAN ECONOMICS ANALYSIS T he Chancellor will tomorrow declare that the recession will be over by Christmas, largely thanks to the emergency measures the Government has taken to combat the slump. But the upbeat Budget forecast from...
Darling Move on Trade Credit Wins Applause
Byline: HUGO DUNCAN BUSINESS leaders today welcomed Budget plans to protect firms against a reduction of vital trade credit insurance. Chancellor Alistair Darling is tomorrow expected to announce a temporary scheme to provide top-up insurance...
Darling Must Cut Rather Than Spend
TOMORROW'S Budget is going to be the sort that most chancellors would prefer not to deliver: a combination of bad news and poor forecasts and austerity measures to deal with them. Very different, then, from the giveaway budgets that Gordon Brown presented...
Darling Needs [Pounds Sterling]50bn to Cover Rescued Banks Losses
Byline: PAUL WAUGH Deputy Political Editor MORE than [pounds sterling]50 billion is expected to be set aside by the Chancellor to cover potential losses from the Government's banks bail-out, it emerged today. The sum, the equivalent of an extra...
Drivers Face 20mph Limit on All Residential Roads to Cut Deaths
Byline: PAUL WAUGH Deputy Political Editor EVERY residential road in London could see its speed limit cut to 20mph under government plans to reduce the number of road accidents. Moves towards a new "default" speed limit across entire boroughs...
Duffy and Coldplay Head to Head for Novello Awards
Byline: LOUISE JURY Chief Arts Correspondent COLDPLAY and Duffy will be the big contenders at this year's Ivor Novello Awards for songwriting. The band and the young Welsh singer have each picked up three nominations for the coveted awards. ...
FEELGOOD FACTOR; Victoria Stewart Finds Reasons to Be Cheerful in a Workout Session That's Not Just for High-School Girls
Byline: Victoria Stewart feelgoodfactor@standard.co.uk CHEERLEADING CLASSES What is it? An open cheerleading class for adults aimed at complete beginners. A qualified coach covers all elements including cheers, dancing, jumps and basic stunting....
First Picture of Family Killed in Wrong Way Smash
Byline: KIRAN RANDHAWA AND BENEDICT MOORE-BRIDGER THIS is the London brother and sister who died in a car crash on the M1 when a motorist drove head-on into them. Accountant Lakhdip Nagra, 27, and his sister Navjit, 28, were killed along with...
Fixtures Give United the Edge in Euro Showdown, Says Wenger
Byline: JAMES OLLEY Football Correspondent ARSENE WENGER has criticised the fixture compilers for scheduling Arsenal's Premier League games to give Manchester United an advantage in next week's Champions League semi-final. The Gunners face Liverpool...
Fixtures Give United the Euro Edge, Says Wenger; Arsenal Boss Not Happy That Rivals Get an Extra Day's Rest before Semi
Byline: JAMES OLLEY Football Correspondent ARSENE WENGER has criticised the fixture compilers for scheduling Arsenal's Premier League games to give Manchester United an advantage in next week's Champions League semi-final. The Gunners face Liverpool...
Foreign Superstars Ready for Royal Ascot Raid
Byline: SIMON MILHAM ASCOT are keeping their fingers crossed that Hong Kong Sprint winner Inspiration will be among a sensational line-up of international runners at the Royal meeting in June. The five-year-old has been a revelation in the Far-East...
Forget the Diet Pills - to Lose Weight Just Eat Less and Move More; the Latest Wonder Drug Has Just Arrived from the US, but Tanya Gold Found It Isn't Quite the Miracle It's Been Claimed to Be
THERE is only one thing on every woman's lips today -- diet pills. Because Alli, the over-the-counter weight-loss wonder drug, has just arrived from America. The chemist's window has an Alli promotion blocking out the light. The message is -- goodbye...
Gail Shapes Up for a Different Challenge; Olympic Medallist Has Exchanged the Rigours of the Badminton Court for the Test of Running 26.2 Miles. by Matthew Beard
Byline: Matthew Beard THE LONDON MARATHON THE London marathon's attraction to former Olympians seeking a physical challenge after retiring from top-class sport appears to be undimmed. Sir Steve Redgrave, James Cracknell and Sebastian Coe have...
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Gibbs Can Weather the 'El Nino' Storm; First Didier Drogba at Wembley, Now Fernando Torres at Anfield -- the Young Gunners Defender Is Having a Baptism of Fire. by James Olley
Byline: James Olley AS TOP strikers at rival clubs, Fernando Torres and Didier Drogba are not naturally predisposed to doing each other favours, but the Chelsea striker has given his Liverpool counterpart the blueprint for success when Arsenal visit...
Heathrow Expansion Makes No Sense, Says Brown's Green Czar
Byline: NICHOLAS CECIL Chief Political Correspondent GORDON BROWN'S green guru today savaged the Government's decision to back a third runway at Heathrow. Lord Stern, who compiled a landmark report on global warming for Mr Brown, warned that...
Heiress's [Pounds Sterling]100m Divorce Tests UK Pre-Nuptial Law
Byline: ROBERT MENDICK Chief Reporter A GERMAN heiress is taking her exhusband to court to enforce a pre-nuptial agreement that would leave him without a penny of her [pounds sterling]100 million. The landmark legal case will determine if the...
Heiress with [Pounds Sterling]100m Fortune Tests UK Law on Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Byline: ROBERT MENDICK Chief Reporter A GERMAN heiress is taking her exhusband to court to enforce a pre-nuptial agreement that would leave him without a penny of her [pounds sterling]100 million. The landmark legal case will determine if the...
He Was My Friend, My Mentor - the Greatest Writer London Had; JG Ballard - Jim to Those Who Knew Him - Is Considered by Many to Be the Most Significant Author of the Past 50 Years. Here, One Admirer Pays Tribute to His Foremost Literary Inspiration and Remembers an Extraordinary and Gentle Man
Byline: WILL SELF JG BALLARD, who died on Sunday morning at the age of 78, was a writer known to the general public, first and foremost, through Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of his autobiographical novel Empire of the Sun. This JG Ballard...
How I Beat London's IVF Maze; When Kate Brian Struggled to Conceive, She Embarked on Nine Years of Fertility Treatment. Now She Has Written a Book to Help Others Start the Family They Dream Of
Byline: ALISON ROBERTS KATE BRIAN'S large, comfy house in Greenwich is very clearly a family home. Photographs of her two children -- 12-year-old Alfie playing football at David Beckham's academy, eight-year-old Flora in a smart school uniform...
How You Can Be Wanted Down Under
Byline: jonathan morrow The thought of leaving rainy Britain behind and heading off to work in a part of the world with much sunnier climes is bound to appeal to the imagination of most workers in the UK. For some, it is a more serious ambition...
I'll Turn West End Building Site into the Grow-Bag Allotments; Fruit and Veg Plan for 'Noho Square'
Byline: ROSAMUND URWIN THE abandoned "Noho Square" development could be turned into allotments where residents grow fruit and vegetables in large, portable "grow bags". Rebecca Hossack, a Conservative councillor for Camden who also runs two art...
IMF Warns Crisis Damage Will Climb to $4.1 Trillion
Byline: HUGO DUNCAN THE International Monetary Fund tonight warned that the global financial crisis was far from over, and losses by banks and other institutions will soar to a staggering $4.1 trillion by the end of 2010. It said banks around...
I'm Not Afraid to Mark Messi, Insists Mancienne
Byline: SIMON JOHNSON RAY WILKINS today confirmed Michael Mancienne is in the running to mark Lionel Messi in Chelsea's Champions League semi-final first-leg against Barcelona next week. Mancienne, who has started just two games for Chelsea in...
It's Official: Britain Is the Nation of Deflation
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN Consumer Business Editor THE cost of living is falling for the first time since 1960, official figures confirmed today. A 0.4 per cent drop in the Retail Price Index last month ushered in the bout of deflation, Britain's...
Making a Meal of Climbing Trees
Byline: A LONDON LIFE RICHARD GODWIN THERE are few places I would rather be than up a tree. It is finding a reason to be up a tree which is tricky -- and I found one on Sunday in the garden of my friend Robin Grey, author of the blog Hackney Permaculture...
Making a Meal of Climbing Trees; LONDON
Byline: A LONDON LIFE RICHARD GODWIN THERE are few places I would rather be than up a tree. It is finding a reason to be up a tree which is tricky -- and I found one on Sunday in the garden of my friend Robin Grey, author of the blog Hackney Permaculture...
Making the Polluters Pay Is the Best Green Option
Byline: EMMA DUNCAN GORDON BROWN has said that tomorrow's Budget will be a green one. If true, it will be just the latest example of governments buying into the idea that they can save the world economy and the planet at the same time. President...
Marcus Puts Knife into Ramsay
Byline: FELIX ALLEN CHEF Marcus Wareing today attacked his former mentor Gordon Ramsay as he left him trailing in a list of the world's best restaurants. Wareing, whose Berkeley Hotel restaurant was honoured with a "breakthrough" award, said...
Marcus Puts the Knife into Ramsay
Byline: FELIX ALLEN CHEF Marcus Wareing today attacked his former mentor Gordon Ramsay as he left him trailing in a list of the world's best restaurants. Wareing, whose Berkeley Hotel restaurant was honoured with a "breakthrough" award, said...
McGeechan Planning to Smash the Boks into Submission; Lions Coach Will Build His Team around a Pack of Mighty Forwards, Capable of Emulating the Tourists of 1997 and Winning in South Africa. by Chris Jones
Byline: Chris Jones THE ruthless nature of the 2009 British and Irish Lions was revealed today as Warren Gatland explained why he had voted against his own Wales captain Ryan Jones for the three Test tour of South Africa this summer. A year ago,...
MPs Ordered to Get Their Noses out of the Trough; Brown Wants End to Second Home 'Rip-Offs'
Byline: PAUL WAUGH Deputy Political Editor GORDON BROWN today announced an overhaul of MPs' expenses which he claimed would make the system "simpler and less generous". The second homes allowance could be abolished in days after the Prime Minister...
MPs to Clock in to Commons like Car Workers; Second Home Allowances Could Be Axed in Days
Byline: PAUL WAUGH Deputy Political Editor MPs could vote on scrapping their second home allowance within days under surprise plans unveiled by Gordon Brown today. Those who live "within a reasonable distance" of Westminister will see the [pounds...
Obama: I Will Protect the CIA; President Stands by 'Torture' Revelation
Byline: PAUL THOMPSON in Miami BARACK OBAMA insists he did not weaken the CIA by releasing secret memos outlining "torture" methods used on terror suspects. In a speech designed to boost morale at the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, the...
Operations Cancelled at Guy's in Asbestos Scare
Byline: ANNA DAVIS Health Reporter OPERATIONS have been cancelled at one of London's biggest hospitals after an asbestos scare. More than a third of the operating theatres at Guy's hospital in Southwark have been shut as material is removed from...
'Our Project Helped Hundreds Find Jobs but Now We Face Axe'
Byline: AMAR SINGH A CHARITY that helps hundreds of people a year find work is facing closure after a funding crisis. The Leap project has been praised for its pioneering work in the recession, and its manager has been honoured by the Queen but...
Our Week in Slow Motion; Rushing about Is Bad for Us and Londoners Are the Worst Offenders. Here, Five Writers Drop Down a Gear and Reap the Benefits
LONDON has always been the capital of speed. Now the economic downturn means we're working even faster and harder than ever to survive. Health experts warn that we risk mental and physical burn-out by living life in the fast lane. A new festival...
Pete Clark's Choice
BABOON WOMAN 8pm, Five Karin Sachs has devoted her life to baboons, spending most of her waking hours with them in the South African jungle and coming home to take care of 13 baby monkeys and one orphaned baboon. Oh, and a somewhat phlegmatic boyfriend....
Police Are Trained to Respect
AS A central London special constable, I can't agree with ex-Met Commander David Gilbertson that police are trained to treat the public as the "enemy". Basic police training directs officers to be open and approachable -- the phrase most often used...
Portfolio
BUY FIBERWEB Panmure Gordon sees Fiberweb, a supplier of specialist fabrics, as a buy. It says that despite external market conditions remaining "generally unhelpful", the firm will benefit from lower resin prices during 2009 and it believes that...
[Pounds Sterling]1bn Budget Package to Buy Unsold Homes
Byline: JOE MURPHY Political Editor AN emergency [pounds sterling]1 billion rescue package for the housing market will be in tomorrow's Budget. Alistair Darling will intervene with taxpayers' money to prevent the collapse of stalled housing developments...
[Pounds Sterling]5m Scheme to Bring the Bloom Back to Horniman Gardens
Byline: LOUISE JURY Chief Arts Correspondent THE Horniman Museum is to renovate its historic listed gardens as part of a [pounds sterling]5 million scheme to realise its founder's plans. When the museum was established in 1901, Victorian tea...
Primark Rides the Recession but AB Foods Is Struggling
Byline: NICK GOODWAY PRIMARK, the cut-price clothing chain, expects to create another 2300 jobs in the 13 more stores it is opening on the back of a boom in sales from cost-concious consumers. But parent company Associated British Foods is feeling...
Punters Withdraw from the Banks after BoA Blow
Byline: MICKEY CLARK MARKET ROUND-UP THE recent strong run by the banks is showing signs of coming apart at the seams. News yesterday of [pounds sterling]9 billion of write-offs at Bank of America cast a cloud over prospects for the banking system...
Queen Mother's Biography a Bolt from the Blue; the Londoner's Diary
IS William Shawcross's official royal biography of the Queen Mother more mischievous than we thought? The historian has just completed six years work on the 1,000 page book which will be published in September. He has sent the manuscript to Buckingham...
Quins Star Monye Gets Surprise Lions Call-Up; but Only Eight England Players Are in South Africa Tour Squad
UGO MONYE was a surprise inclusion in the British and Irish Lions squad to tour South Africa that was named today, writes Chris Jones. It marks a remarkable rise for the Harlequins wing who made his debut for England in the autumn internationals...
Sellers Slash Prices of 1,000 London Properties
Byline: RUTH BLOOMFIELD MORE than 1,000 properties on sale in London have had their prices slashed in just seven days. Research by property website Rightmove shows that scores of sellers have had to knock up to [pounds sterling]800,000 off the...
Senior Met Officer Calls for End to 'Aggressive' Policing of Public Demonstrations
Byline: MARTIN BENTHAM AND KIRAN RANDHAWA ONE of the Met's most senior officers is to call for sweeping changes to its policing of demonstrations in a potentially damaging rebuff to Met Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson. The officer, who is a...
Sir Paul: Officers Were Wrong to Hide Their ID Badges; Watchdog Condemns G20 Assaults as 'Unacceptable' and 'Not the British Way'
Byline: MARTIN BENTHAM AND KATHARINE BARNEY THE Met Commissioner broke his silence over the G20 protests today to admit officers were wrong to hide their identities -- as the official police watchdog rebuked some of their conduct as "unacceptable"....
Six Worth Reading: The Orange Prize Nominees; List of Authors Is Mix of Nationalities, Debut Writer and Old Hands
Byline: LOUISE JURY Chief Arts Correspondent THESE are the six authors in the race for this year's [pounds sterling]30,000 Orange Prize for Fiction. The shortlist for the only annual award for fiction written by a woman is a mix of nationalities,...
Sport in Focus in the Countdown to 2012
Byline: sarah richardson The University of east London is calling on local residents to join an innovative digital archive called east London Lives, focusing on communities and health ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This...
Sri Lanka Army 'Kills 1,000' as Tamils Defy Surrender Deadline
Byline: ED HARRIS A THOUSAND people were killed when government troops launched a raid on the last sliver of land controlled by Tamil Tiger rebels in northern Sri Lanka, it was claimed today. At the same time, the army tried to release tens of...
Taxpayers' Money to Buy Unsold New Homes in [Pounds Sterling]1billion Rescue Plan
Byline: JOE MURPHY Political Editor A [pounds sterling]1 BILLION emergency rescue for the housing market will be in tomorrow's Budget. Alistair Darling will intervene with taxpayers' money to prevent the collapse of stalled housing developments...
Tesco Beats Forecasts with [Pounds Sterling]3.1bn Profit
Byline: SIMON ENGLISH PROFITS at Tesco rocketed to [pounds sterling]3.1billion last year, but the supermarket giant was forced to admit its ambition to conquer America may take much longer than it had hoped. Sales for the year to end-February...
Tesco's Pledge: We Will Double in Size; Record Profits of [Pounds Sterling]3billion and Promise to Keep Growing
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN Consumer Business Editor TESCO said today it plans to double in size every decade as its profits smashed through the [pounds sterling]3 billion barrier. It now has 1,770 stores in Britain, including about 250 in London,...
Tesco Suffers in the US as Fresh & Easy Goes Stale
Byline: SIMON ENGLISH TESCO posted annual profits of [pounds sterling]3 billion today but was forced to admit that its ambition to conquer America may take much longer than hoped. The supermarket juggernaut saw sales for the year to the end of...
Tesco Vows to Double in Size after Posting Record [Pounds Sterling]3bn Profits
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN Consumer Business Editor TESCO said today it plans to double in size every decade as its profits smashed through the [pounds sterling]3 billion barrier. It now has 1,770 stores in Britain, including about 250 in London,...
The Family Wiped out in U-Turn Crash as They Planned Weddings
Byline: BENEDICT MOORE-BRIDGER, KIRAN RANDHAWA AND DANNY BRIERLEY THIS is the London family who were killed in a car crash on the M1 when a motorist driving in the wrong direction hit them head-on. Accountant Lakhdip Nagra, 27, and his sister...
The Hat Man and Her
Byline: POP PJ HARVEY AND JOHN PARISH Shepherds Bush Empire, W12 .. .. .. .. .. DAVID SMYTH EARLY in her career she insisted that PJ Harvey was the name of a band rather than the Polly Harvey who sang and wrote the songs and now the Dorset musician...
The Met and Its Cohorts Are out of Control. Step in and Sort Them, Boris; A Royal Commission on the Police Would Be Pointless. We Know What the Met's Problems Are. What Is Needed Is Leadership to Put the Force Right
Byline: SIMON JENKINS THE MET is in a mess and knows it. The reason is that nobody is in charge, and nobody will do what must be done, which is wind up the riot squad, fatuously renamed the Territorial Support Group. It has become that most lethal...
The Pub Where Drinkers Can Barter for Their Beer
Byline: DANNY BRIERLEY A LONDON pub has abandoned cash in favour of a bartering system that allows customers to offer piano-tuning and paintings in return for beer. The landlady of The Marksman in Shoreditch is holding the first trading night...
Thousands Flee War Zone as Tamils Defy Surrender Deadline
Byline: ED HARRIS TENS of thousands of civilians continued to flee Sri Lanka's northern war zone today as the government's deadline for separatist Tamil rebels to surrender passed. More than 39,000 civilians poured through military checkpoints...
Treble Still on the Agenda for Confident Hiddink
Byline: SIMON JOHNSON GUUS HIDDINK today claimed Chelsea remain on course to win a remarkable Treble. Hiddink's men face a dress rehearsal for the FA Cup Final when they take on Everton tomorrow night and play Barcelona in the semi-finals of...
Trunk Route across London; 200 Model Elephants to Cover Capital for Charity
Byline: RUTH BLOOMFIELD A HERD of 200 fibreglass elephants is to invade London in a show billed as the capital's biggest public art exhibition. The model Asian elephants -- each decorated by a different artist or celebrity -- will be set up in...
UK Tax Dodge Says Google Has Joined the Other Side
Byline: Simon English HAS any company ever fallen from grace as decisively as Google? When it floated in 2004, it was easy to believe its claims to be a new kind of company, one that would bestride the globe in positive ways. Founders Larry Page...
Victims of Black Cab Rapist in Court to See Him Jailed Indefinitely
PAUL CHESTON Courts Correspondent BLACK CAB rapist John Worboys was jailed indefinitely today and told to hand over cash and his taxi to pay his victims for their trauma. Worboys, 51, will serve a minimum of eight years for drugging and sexually...
We Should Join Euro - but Won't
Byline: ANTHONY HILTON CITY COMMENT If the financial crisis through which we are living was indeed born and bred in America -- a result of that nation living beyond its means for a generation and using its economic power to suck in the disproportionate...
What Has the Prince Given Architecture? the Prince of Wales May No Longer Be the Most Influential Voice in British Building Design but His Latest Intervention over Chelsea Barracks Is to Be Feared for a Different Reason
Byline: ROWAN MOORE ARCHITECTURE CRITIC NICE PLACES: 20 TWENTY-FIVE years ago next month members of the Royal Institute of British Architects sat down to dinner at Hampton Court. It was the institute's 150th anniversary and they were expecting...
Williams Has to Fly despite the Attack on His Defence, Says Davies; Wales Great Believes His Compatriot, the Current World Player of the Year, Simply Must Be Part of Ian McGeechan's Lions Touring Party, Writes Chris Jones
Byline: writes Chris Jones JONATHAN DAVIES today dismissed as " unthinkable" suggestions that the British & Irish Lions will tour South Africa without world player of the year Shane Williams. The Wales and Ospreys wing has been at the centre...
Wimbledon's Ready for a Late, Late Show; Organisers Reveal They Have No Plans to Play at Night but the New Roof Will Help Matches to Be Completed at Sw19
Byline: JAMES OLLEY SPORTS CORRESPONDENT WIMBLEDON today unveiled the new roof of Centre Court but revealed there are no plans to play night sessions at the championships despite the installation of floodlights. The US Open and Australian Open...
WIN THE LATEST HANDSET FROM LG RRP [Pounds Sterling]399.99; CODEWORD
Courtesy of Play.com, this new LG Arena sim-free handset is a fully loaded multimedia phone that serves as a gateway to an exhilarating audio and video experience. Features include a 5 megapixal camera and built-in GPS. Find the 8-letter answer at...
Woodgate Not Waiting for Capello Call
Byline: TOM COLLOMOSSE JONATHAN WOODGATE today admitted he has dropped out of contention for an England recall despite his fine recent form for Tottenham. The former Real Madrid defender is playing some of the best football of his career, and...
Your Club Today
Next game Tonight Liverpool (away) Arsenal Played 32, W 17, D 10, L 5 Brazilian under-17 international striker Wellington is set to sign after impressing during a seven-day trial. The 16-year-old, who has also been linked with a move to Real Madrid,...
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