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  • SPORTS

    Longstaff caps astonishing weekend

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 12/10/2019

    » A refreshing number of feel-good stories featuring young strikers emerged in the Premier League last weekend, which also witnessed the rare sight of both Manchester clubs suffering embarrassing defeats on the same day.

  • THAILAND

    Two arrested with smuggled football kit in Sa Kaeo

    Published on 27/08/2017

    » SA KAEO -- A Thai man and a Cambodian national were arrested late on Saturday night in Khok Sung district with a large quantity of untaxed football shorts and jerseys, of various brand names, bearing logos and names of well-known football clubs in Britain and Europe.

  • SPORTS

    Embarrassing mutiny between the sticks

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 02/03/2019

    » On what had been a stupefying "Super Sunday" which produced two high profile bore draws, Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga at least livened up proceedings at Wembley by refusing to be substituted in the League Cup final against Manchester City.

  • SPORTS

    Toffees can't seem to escape Z Cars

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 09/02/2019

    » When the Everton players walk out onto the Vicarage Road pitch at Watford today, for a moment they could be forgiven thinking they are playing at home. The Toffees will be greeted by the strains of the Z Cars theme tune, which also heralds their appearance at their home ground of Goodison Park.

  • SPORTS

    When getting fired pays rich rewards

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 08/12/2018

    » The departure of Mark Hughes from Southampton hardly came as a surprise. He now holds the unenviable record of being the first manager to be sacked by two different Premier League clubs in the same calendar year, having been axed by Stoke City in January.

  • SPORTS

    The Pompey Chimes are ringing again

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 15/12/2018

    » After a traumatic decade, in which they plummeted from the Premier League to the fourth-tier League Two, Portsmouth FC are showing signs of life. They currently sit top of League One, six points above Luton, although it would be a larger margin had it not been for a shock mid-week 2-1 home defeat to a lively Charlton Athletic.

  • SPORTS

    Lukaku ends big game doubters to outshine Morata

    AFP, Published on 26/02/2018

    » MANCHESTER: Romelu Lukaku quietened questions over his ability to deliver against the best opposition by scoring and setting up the winner for Jesse Lingard as Manchester United came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 on Sunday.

  • SPORTS

    Bale set to become world's most expensive footballer

    Published on 02/09/2013

    » MADRID - Gareth Bale will be unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Monday after his prolonged transfer from Tottenham Hotspur was finally completed for an unconfirmed world record fee late Sunday.

  • THAILAND

    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

  • SPORTS

    The Seagulls have landed in top flight

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 22/04/2017

    » Brighton and Hove Albion clinched promotion to the Premier League this week, a considerable achievement for a team which came within a whisker of dropping out of the Football League 20 years ago.

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