Borussia Dortmund 1-2 (2-4 agg.) Manchester City, Signal-Iduna Park (Bellingham 15' - Mahrez 54' pen., Foden 75') "This is the only way for Borussia Dortmund," said Hans-Joachim Watzke this week. The Dortmund chief executive was defending the Bundesliga club's policy of scouting young players, offering them a platform to develop, and selling them on for a large profit. "And it's working fantastically." After defeat to Manchester City saw Dortmund exit the Champions League, perhaps for over a year given their current position in the Bundesliga, it may seem hard to believe Watzke. But the 61-year-old has a point. Speaking to the BBC, he was responding to accusations from City manager Pep Guardiola that Dortmund pay too much to agents in order to secure players. As Watzke pointed out, the Catalan has a habit of forgetting that he has spent almost €1 billion ($1.2 billion) of Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth on his own team. Because that is what Borussia Dortmund are up … [Read more...] about Borussia Dortmund out of the Champions League – but for how long?
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COOK up family favourites for a fraction of the price with my smart shopping tips. Small tweaks to your shopping list can add up to big savings. Try these to save on your regular meals and get stuck into the easy recipes from morrisons.com. Simple fish cakes (Serves 3-4 ) Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes YOU NEED: 350g fish pie mix, fresh or frozen 3-4 spring onions, chopped 150ml milk 450g potatoes 50g sweetcorn, or you can use 50g of peas 50g grated cheese, reserving a little for the sauce 1 egg 1 tsp flour and a little more for dusting before frying METHOD: Pre-heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Cook the potatoes until tender so they break up easily but are not too mushy. Allow them to steam dry in the strainer (the dryer they are, the better). Put the fish, spring onions and milk in a pan and heat until the fish is cooked. Strain fish and onions, reserving the milk. Mix the fish and onions with the … [Read more...] about Make small changes to save on your regular meals and get stuck into easy recipes
A student working on a prisoner rehabilitation project has said she played dead after a terrorist attacked her with a knife and tried to "finish me". Izzy Rowbotham, then a student at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, said Usman Khan stabbed her repeatedly in the body and neck in an attempt to murder her. Two other workers on the project - Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones - were stabbed to death by Khan on 29 November 2019 during a conference at London's Fishmongers' Hall, before he was shot dead on London Bridge. Ms Rowbotham worked part time as an office manager for the Learning Together project, which ran courses in prisons where university students studied alongside inmates, the inquest into the deaths was told. At the end of a workshop session with colleagues, she had been at the entrance desk, when Mr Merritt, the course coordinator, emerged from the toilets at around 1.57pm. "He was holding his stomach and he'd obviously been injured. There was a lot of blood … [Read more...] about Fishmongers’ Hall attack: Survivor played dead after terrorist stabbed her in neck to ‘finish’ her
THE Bachelor alum Colton Underwood revealed he is gay to Robin Roberts on Wednesday's episode of Good Morning America. The former NFL star , 29, had teased "deeply personal" news on Tuesday , leading many fans to believe he was ready to confirm long-time rumors. In an emotional interview, Colton came out, explaining that the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown forced him to come to terms with his sexuality. He nervously told Robin: "I ran from myself for a long time and hated myself for a long time and I'm gay. "I came to terms with that earlier this year and have been processing it "I'm still nervous. It's been a journey for sure." He added he's now the happiest and healthiest he's ever been, after coping with suicidal ideations during his secret struggle. Colton, who starred on The Bachelor in 2019, also addressed why he was known as the "Virgin Bachelor." He said: "I could never give anybody a good enough answer about why I was a virgin. "The truth is I … [Read more...] about Colton Underwood GMA interview LIVE updates – Bachelor star ‘filming reality show’ after coming out as gay man
When Dick Strawbridge and wife Angel Adoree agreed to make the jump across the channel and start a new life in a French chateau, they agreed on a budget of £300,000. The couple, who are the stars of Channel 4's Escape to the Chateau, almost came unstuck within minutes of viewing the property that would eventually become their new home. The fell in love with Chateau de la Motte Husson within an hour after they “fell under its spell” but Angel was so keen to make the property theirs, she almost blew the whole budget trying to secure it. They were cash buyers, so could move quickly but Dick admitted "we’re in trouble" as Angel had "found the property she wanted" but the walled garden at the chateau was under offer to a developer, who had plans to build two houses there. Dick and Angel didn't want that to happen, so unbeknownst to Dick, Angel made an offer to the estate agent to secure the whole shebang. The Chateau was listed at £250,000, which was the equivalent of … [Read more...] about Escape to the Chateau’s Dick Strawbridge worried wife’s decision would ‘trouble them’