Sport by Press Association 02/08/2019, 1:17 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The 2019-20 Sky Bet Championship season gets under way this weekend, with the division set to be extremely competitive once again. Here, PA Sport takes a look at some of the talking points surrounding the new campaign. Can Warnock do it again? After finishing 18th in the Premier League last term, Cardiff are hoping boss Neil Warnock can pull off yet another promotion – the one that took the Bluebirds up in 2017-18 was the eighth he has overseen in his career. It would be a fitting finale for the 70-year-old, who has said he intends to retire after this season. Cottagers and Terriers look to bounce back Fulham and Huddersfield are the other two sides aiming to make swift returns to the big time following relegation. Both have managers, in Scott Parker and Jan Siewert, that took charge during the second half of last term. Three successive wins in March looked an … [Read more...] about The key issues at stake in the new Championship season
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Business By Tom Espiner Business reporter, BBC News 10 July 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48926522 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel What happens if you're made redundant? One minute you're in a steady job - the next minute, your … [Read more...] about Redundancy: ‘It’s like a new lease of life’
Derby County are stepping up their search for a replacement as manager Frank Lampard edges closer to a return to Chelsea. Lampard was excused from reporting back for pre-season training today (Monday) and tomorrow to give him time to sort out his future. He has been in talks with his old club Chelsea about becoming their new manager and is expected to make the move, leaving Derby looking for a seventh manager in four years. Phillip Cocu is now odds-on favourite with bookmakers Paddy Power to replace Lampard. It has been reported that the Rams have sounded out Cocu and the 48-year-old Dutchman appears to fit the bill. Cocu looks to be Derby's number one target and ticks many of the boxes - but the Rams are keeping the identity of potential candidates under wraps at this stage. Rams chairman Mel Morris said last week that Derby want to continue the momentum that was building under Lampard, should he leave, and has reiterated this. "We are absolutely robust on the things we have said in … [Read more...] about Derby step up new manager search as Frank Lampard nears exit
Dame Darcey Bussell has announced she is stepping down from Strictly Come Dancing, leaving a vacant seat on the judging panel.We look at some of the people who could take the dancer’s place.– Karen HardyThe former Strictly professional won the show with Mark Ramprakash in 2006 and was a fixture on the spin-off programme It Takes Two for its choreography corner for 10 series.Her ballroom honours include winning the International Latin American Dance Championship, the UK Open, British National, European and World Masters Championships and she now owns the Karen Hardy dance studios.According to bookmakers Coral, she is 2:1 favourite to take over from Dame Darcey.– Helen RicheyThe former ballroom and Latin dancer was a judge on the Australian version of US show Dancing With The Stars for 15 series.Born in Melbourne, she trained and competed in the UK, where she lived for 27 years.Many of the professional dancers on Dancing With The Stars have been trained wholly or in … [Read more...] about Who could replace Darcey Bussell as the new Strictly judge?
An unhappy punter went on a rampage in a Coventry bookmakers causing damage to televisions and a counter. Things had clearly gone awry for Mohamed Tahir while inside a Coral bookmakers in the city and he took his anger out on the furnishings on December 3, 2018. The 32-year-old admitted causing over £500 worth of damage to televisions inside Coral, as well as a counter, and entered his guilty plea when he appeared at Coventry Magistrates' Court. Tahir, of Leopold Road, Hillfields, was ordered to pay £500 compensation to the bookies and £135 court costs on top. Other cases heard at Coventry Magistrates' Court between April 2 and 5 included: Martin Baker, 30, of Lamb Street, city centre, admitted stealing 10 Lenor Unstoppables and chocolates worth a total of £178 from B&M. He was sent to prison for eight weeks due to "record of previous offending" and ordered to pay a £115 victim surcharge. Tony Wills, 36, of Stoney Stanton Road, Foleshill, admitted stealing … [Read more...] about Punter smashes up TVs at city bookmakers