JOSE Mourinho's Manchester United will look to overcome a packed fixture list to take on Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park this Sunday.The game represents the renewal of one of English football's old rivalries, as two sides who battled for Premier League supremacy in the mid 90's clash for a place in the 6th round. The match is being shown on BT Sport 2You can also keep updated with the action in our SunSport blog.21 year old Sam Gallagher could miss out after suffering a gash in the knee that required stitches against Sheffield Wednesday this Tuesday.Hope Akpan, who received a late red card for "excessive protest" in the same game will miss out through a suspension.Mourinho has chosen to rest Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and Phil Jones for the Europa League round of 32 tie against Saint Etienne. They could all come back into the fold this Sunday.No definites for United, but Jones is returning from a knock.The FA Cup encounter will take place on … [Read more...] about What TV channel is Blackburn v Manchester United on, when is kick off and what is the latest team news?
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MANCHESTER UNITED will look to end their packed week on a high by beating old foes Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park this Sunday.Starts could be handed to some of United's English contingent with Mourinho looking to navigate the pressures of competing in four cup competitions Here's all you need to know ahead of the game. Keep up to date with ALL the Manchester United news, gossip and transfers on our club pageJames Wilson.The FA Cup encounter at Ewood Park will take place on Sunday 19 February at 4:15 pm.The game will be shown live on BT Sport 2 with coverage starting at 3:45pm.Alternatively you can follow all the action with SunSport’s live blogBlackburn: LDWLWManchester United: WWDDD The last time the teams met at Ewood Park in 2012 United ran out 2-0 winners. Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young scored.This is the first time Blackburn are taking on Manchester United since Sir Alex Ferguson retiredIn 1995 Blackburn became the first club to win the Premier … [Read more...] about Blackburn v Manchester United team news and starting line-ups: Marcus Rashford starts up front with Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic rested for FA Cup clash
DYSON is locking several Brits into a mysterious game room to see if they can escape – and they will need your help.The Brexit-backing British engineering giant is on a quest to find recruits who can help it create lots of snazzy new products to rival its robot hoovers and smart hairdryers.Contestants were picked after they managed to decode a cryptic clue Dyson left on its YouTube channel.They have been invited to a location in Brixton, south London, where they will enter The Smart Rooms over the weekend.The top secret challenge will be live streamed on gaming network Twitch so that viewers can help them out.Players must to navigate four rooms found in an everyday home including the kitchen, a kids' bedroom and a garage.At any point in the game, the players can ask the Twitch audience team for advice by placing objects or words under four spot lights, similar to Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.The Twitch team will vote on which of … [Read more...] about Are you smart enough to pass the test that could get you a job at Dyson?
THE National Hurling League returns to action this weekend with a few high profile clashes.Defending All-Ireland champions TIPPERARY will be in action under the lights of Croke Park on Saturday night when they take on DUBLIN as part of a double header at HQ.KILKENNY, who were beaten in last year’s final, are set for a huge rematch of last year’s All-Ireland semi-final against WATERFORD that went to a replay.The teams will lock horns at Nowlan Park on Sunday and is sure to be a thrilling meeting.Last year’s National Hurling League winners CLARE begin the defence of their crown with a trip to Páirc Uí Rinn to take on CORK on Saturday night.The top four teams of Division 1A will take on the top four teams of Division 1B in the league quarter-finals. The bottom two sides will meet in a relegation play-off with the losers moving down to Division 1B.Here is the full fixture list for Division 1A:Round 1: Saturday, February 11th: Sunday February 12th:Round 2: … [Read more...] about GAA National Hurling League Division 1A fixtures: Guide to all the action as hurling returns
KINAHAN cartel mobster Gareth Chubb tried to shoot his target dead in a pub but the gun jammed, Dutch police have alleged.The 29-year-old appeared before a magistrate in Amsterdam this morning and was charged with attempted manslaughter.He is also charged with possession of an unlawful firearm at Smokey’s Cafe in the Dutch capital in the early hours of last Sunday.Chubb appeared before the Amsterdam district court today along with another Irishman, 23, and two suspects from the UK, aged 29 and 37.The three other accused have also been charged with possession of an unlawful firearm but Chubb is the only one charged with the more serious attempted murder.The four-man hit squad were arrested after the target, a 27-year-old Dutch man, ran from the bar on Rembrandt Square and told cops outside that a gun had been pulled on him.The suspects were detained at the scene following the botched assassination attempt.Police subsequently collected CCTV evidence from Smokey’s Cafe as part … [Read more...] about Kinahan cartel mobster Gareth Chubb charged with attempted murder after his gun jammed in Dutch pub hit
LEINSTER hurling returns this weekend with the beginning of the Walsh Cup.The annual Spring tournament played out between the top county and college sides in the province gives us our first look at what to expect from each team as well as raising money for a good cause.Here’s what you need to know ahead of the opening game:What is it?The Walsh Cup is the hurling equivalent in Leinster to the O’Byrne Cup in football.The two competitions were introduced together in 1954 and the money raised by these competition is used to help pay the medical bills of players and ordinary GAA members in financial difficulty in the province.The Walsh Cup has been won 19 times by Kilkenny, the most of any county in the tournament’s history, although it was Wexford who were crowned the competition’s first winners in 1954.Last year Dublin beat Wexford in the final by 10 points.Much like its football counterpart, the Walsh Cup largely acts as a warm up to the National League.Who plays … [Read more...] about The Walsh Cup: Who plays in Leinster hurling’s first competition and when is it on
Friday 22 July 2011We’ve been gadabouts for the last few weeks. Things always get so busy at theWe went through all our DVDs and donated about 5,000 to the school. Jim gave aWe were extremely proud their painting was on the flyer for the fair AND theyThis made it easier to bear the fact our vegetable sculpture, Ronnie TheHow sweet is that?So back to June. I’ve been helping my friend Virginia, a breast-feeding guruJim and Bob have also been on the ‘net. They’ve come up with a viral show: VicOn the 24th Jim and I took ourselves off to Brighton. We’ve been spendingWe walked round the Lanes and treated ourselves to some bits from the shops.I went to visit the girls in my fave store, Get Cutie. Because I’ve modelledWe stayed at Hotel Du Vin, which is divine.They’ve got all these different cognacs. We tried one each from the year weThe next day Jim decided we should take the girls to the Oare Gunpowder Works.It is the greatest place, really … [Read more...] about Double the fun with Nancy
HI everybody my name is Lisa P. I’m taking part in The Sun’s Drop A Dress SizeI’ve always had a bad relationship with food – all was well until I was 15I used to have packed lunches but they consisted of two meagre sandwiches, aI always had a healthy supper as my mother was a very conscientious cook.I left school at the age of 16 and that is when my weight started to balloonBy the time I was 18 I was at my heaviest weight: 13 stone 4lbs and lookedSince then I have been fighting a battle between food and myself and haveNow I’m keener than ever to achieve my goal weight and I’m giving The Sun’sWednesday 2nd FebruaryToday was a good day because I was so apprehensive about looking as thin as II had porridge with blueberries for breakfast which was lovely. Then I wentI find the weather a tricky motivator – it’s so easy to get out in theI had a friend over for lunch so I made carrot and swede soup. She had aFor dinner, I made soup from … [Read more...] about Lisa: I’m slimming with The Sun
IF you're a fan of medical drama shows, ITV's latest series has definitely been one to watch.The Good Karma Hospital has give us "life affirming and optimistic" viewing, but the series concludes tonight - what time is it on, who's in the cast and what's it about?The final episode of the series airs on Sunday March 12 at 9pm on ITV.The Good Karma Hospital premiered on Sunday February 5th. Each episode is an hour long.Tonight's episode goes head-to-head with BBC One's latest thriller starring Kate Bosworth and Sam Riley SS-GB, Ibiza Weekender over on ITV2, Homeland on Channel 4 and Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week on BBC Two.If you miss an episode you can catch up on ITV Hub. Cast for the show include: Amanda RedmanAmanda Redman, 59, is a BAFTA nominated actress from Brighton, known for her role as Sandra Pullman in BBC One series New Tricks and has also starred in TV shows such as Home with the Braithwaites, Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This and films such … [Read more...] about When is The Good Karma Hospital on ITV tonight, who’s in the cast with Amanda Redman and what’s it about?
Iran on Monday successfully tested a "Ghader" surface-to-surface cruise missile on the last day of war games near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. The "Ghader," which means "capable" in Farsi, is an upgraded version of an existing missile that had a range of 200 kilometers (125 miles) and could travel at low altitudes. Admiral Mahmoud Moussavi told Iran's official IRNA news agency that it was the first time the missile had been tested and that it had "successfully hit its target and destroyed it." the missile is said to be entirely built by Iran in a move away from Chinese-designed missile technology. War games The war games and the missile firing are seen by political analysts as a practice run for closing the Strait of Hormuz if the West were to block Iran's oil sales. Warnings by Tehran have become more strident in recent days, with Vice Admiral Mohammad Reza Rahimi vowing last Tuesday that "not a drop of oil will pass through the Strait of Hormuz" … [Read more...] about Iran tests cruise missile during naval exercise