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Following an away game at St Pauli, local fans gathered outside the ground to barrack the visiting players. Uli Hoeness, then a Bayern executive, stood on the steps berating them back, and had a pitcher of beer poured over him. "There's that...
Leigh Griffiths skulked off the pitch after 72 minutes with his head bowed, disconsolate no doubt at the likelihood of this being his last league appearance for Hibernian, but deflated too by his inability to depart with one final goal at Easter Road.
Average-looking guy. Dresses like a middle-manager on holiday. A foot soldier who never stood out for his ability, but enjoyed a ridiculously successful career through classic overachievement: hard work, brains and perseverance.If you buy that version of
Even so, given the low expectations that some had of him when he was controversially appointed to succeed Sean Lineen as the Warriors' head coach almost 15 months ago, Townsend's first season in charge of Glasgow's fortunes has unquestionably been a peri
They slaughtered Toulon in every phase of the game but still they finished behind on the scoreboard.Clermont wanted the Heineken Cup badly, and until the 64th minute they looked pretty well certain to get it. Their adoring supporters, comfortably the maj
Just as Alyson McKechin closed out a 3&2 victory over Clara Young to capture the Scottish Ladies' Amateur Championship title at Longniddry yesterday, Mother Nature unleashed a devastating summer soaking which swiftly flooded the East Lothian...
His hopes of hoisting the silverware were thwarted as four rounds in two days ultimately took their toll.Jamieson, 24, the last non-seeded player left in the tournament, lost 4&3 to the Thai player, who showed no signs of tiredness in dispatching...
The Scot's own prognosis was pessimistic after he pulled out of the Masters event in Rome on Wednesday with a back injury. He had a scan on Friday and sources in Murray's camp confirmed he was resting yesterday and would discuss his situation with specia
Whether his first victory comes in today's return match with Pakistan at the Grange in Edinburgh will ultimately depend on Scotland's batsmen playing with the same commitment and skill as the bowlers did during Friday's 96-run defeat.
The hosts looked to be cruising midway through yesterday's evening session on 159 for two, with Root and Jonathan Trott (56) putting on 123 for the third wicket.However, Tim Southee pegged England back by sparking a mini-collapse when he bowled Root for
The figure, revealed to shareholders ahead of Thursday's club AGM, piles more pressure on the club ahead of tomorrow's crucial SPL board meeting which will determine if the Gorgie outfit are to be relegated for the first time since 1981 over a potential
For a second successive summer, it is a question that causes growing anxiety amongst the Ibrox supporters. Some of the immediate fears of last summer, centring on the very existence of the club, no longer apply, but there are still dilemmas to face.
Tynecastle manager Gary Locke insisted after his side ended the season with a draw - a Jamie Hamill own goal cancelled out Ryan Stevenson's opener - that he will fire ahead with his plans for next term as he awaits the outcome of an SPL board meeting tom
Watching a Luhrmann film - his Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge! and now The Great Gatsby - makes you want to march right out of the auditorium and head for the nearest club. But you can see how that might be counter-productive, when we ought to be watching
It's an apt summary of a five-hour epic, originally made for TV but released to great acclaim in cinemas, which charted the career of the notorious 1970s' terrorist Carlos the Jackal, a man whose political conviction gave way to the self-aggrandisement o
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