One hopes the TV lip-reader was right: “When you’ve won the Premier League, let me know.” That, allegedly, is what Ashley Young said to Spurs’ Alli during a set-to on Saturday. In the “show-us-yer-medals” culture that is English football, there is no effective rejoinder to that.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
My study window looks out over a 10-acre meadow with a small hill on the far side. Under the grass on the hill there’s esker sand and gravel laid down in the last Ice Age. Back in the days when the main forms of transport round here were powered by horses and donkeys people had to be more locally self-sufficient, particularly for heavy items like sand and gravel, and a small quarry was opened up on the west side of the hill.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
THEY have been the GAA’s Celtic Tiger equivalent of the New York shopping trip: fashionable, hassle-free and, according to many, excellent value for money, but the foreign training camp is in danger of becoming another victim of the recession.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2009
Gas Natural, Spain’s biggest natural gas distributor, has launched Europe’s largest takeover bid this year by offering nearly £16bn (€23.6bn) in cash and shares for Endesa, the country’s leading electricity company, according to Gas Natural’s website.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2005