Two Chelsea players attracting interest from Italy are Emerson Palmieri, to whom Juventus and Internazionale have taken a fancy, and Marcos Alonso, also a target for Inter. Chelsea will want €30m for him though. It’s not all outgoings for Frank Lampard, however, with the Blues becoming the latest club to be linked with a move for the Amiens striker Serhou Guirassy. Tottenham also like the look of the £18m rated Frenchman though, while Celtic are toying with the idea of trying to lure him to Glasgow. … [Read more...] about Football transfer rumours: Leicester to sign Liverpool’s Adam Lallana?
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Councillor Vi Dempster, the city's assistant mayor, said the changes were being made to make sure every child could attend his or her local school. … [Read more...] about Leicester school catchment areas set to change
"More and more people are operating lift shares. The council has all sorts of targets to get us on public transport, to reduce car emissions, to have a cleaner, healthier environment... instead of that we're almost doing the opposite." … [Read more...] about Leicester school principal criticises transport cuts plan
Those City fans who have been critical of their club deserve our respect, too. I’d love to say I’d do the same – but until it happens, I don’t know if my irrational love for my club would outweigh my belief in right and wrong. If I can’t get over Jimmy Greaves not starting in the World Cup final then I’m not convinced I would be first in line to hammer Cambridge if they sell their ground back to their owner to balance the books. We find ways to justify our hypocrisy in many aspects of our lives. Football isn’t an exception. … [Read more...] about From Greaves in ’66 to Manchester City, many football fans live in alternate reality
When the day begins, I go to my favourite cafe to read the papers: I start with the Echo, then move on to the nationals. Politically, I like to think I’m middle-ground. I try to get as rounded a view as I can. Some stories are so ridiculous they demand a response, and I’m always ready with one. Usually, my letters have a playful tone – you can get your point across with humour; it warms people up a bit. We’ve seen some seismic events in Liverpool, so getting the tone right is really important. … [Read more...] about Experience: I’ve written a letter to my local paper every day for 40 years