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UNIVERSAL CREDIT HORROR
DESPERATE DAD
DRIVEN TO
SUICIDE BID
BY MARTIN FRICKER
A BROKE dad tried to kill himself after 10 weeks without any
Universal Credit payments.
Dean Lovell-Payne took an overdose while on the phone to the
Department for Work & Pensions.
The ex-ambulance worker, 52,
said: “I thought my life insurance
was more likely to pay out in
time to help my family.”
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Dad’s Universal
Credit overdose
UNFIT to work and unable to
afford basics during a Universal
Credit ordeal, a dad thought suicide was his only way of getting
the cash to end his family’s woe.
Dean Lovell-Payne, 52, had been
waiting 10 weeks for the vital benefits
to be paid when he decided his life
insurance money would come
through quicker.
The dad-of-three, who could not
afford to feed his kids properly and
feared they would have to be put into
care, took an overdose of pills while
talking on the phone to the
Department for Work & Pensions.
Former ambulance worker Dean
said: “It seemed like the only way my
family would no longer be suffering,
the only way to end the hardship.
“I didn’t even hang up the phone. I
told the soulless b*****d exactly what
I was doing...
“Although I survived, I don’t see
much of a future for myself.”
Dean had been on benefits since
2011 after developing sepsis and
chronic nerve and joint pain
following an operation.
STRUGGLES
Paula & Dean.
When his health improved
Inset, when he
he began working partworked in NHS
time for the ambulance
service. But in June last
year he suffered a major
the telephone call to a travel, it leaves them with just £5 to
fall and an infection. It
benefit office helpline cover car maintenance, petrol and
left him unable to walk.
in September.
other unexpected expenses.
Cash-strapped Dean
Paramedics were
It means their debts are growing.
was forced to move with
called and they took him Dean said: “Half the month we don’t
his family to a cheaper
to hospital.
have heating as we can’t afford it.
rented home and he applied
In a strange twist the
“I’ve worked all my life but I’m
for UC the same month. He
desperate dad finally received made to feel worthless because I’m
passed the checks but was told he his benefits the same day.
too sick to work.” He added he feels
would have to endure a five-week
He now gets £1,577 a month in UC “helpless”, with nowhere to turn.
wait for the money.
and £329 in Personal Independence
The couple live on the outskirts of
Dean and partner Paula, his full- Payments due to his health, while Bournemouth, Dorset, with their
time carer, were at breaking point as Paula gets a £240 carer’s allowance. children Andrew, 30 – who is unable
the delay went on and on.
But once they pay £1,150 rent; £380 to work – Lou, 17, and Phoebe, 15.
He said: “Our money had long direct debits for things such as phone
The DWP said: “We sympathise
since run out... Without confirmed bills and insurance; £473 on utilities with the distress Mr Lovell-Payne felt.
Universal Credit we could not get our and heating; £108 on food; and £30 in Jobcentre staff handled his claim
kids to school, could not sort
sensitively and in line
out their free school meals or
with their duty of care.”
feed them at home.
It added: “A Universal
“We also had council tax
Credit payment was
We
could
not
sort
out
the
letters demanding money...
made as soon as Mr
kids’ free school meals or
“I thought my life insurLovell-Payne’s claim had
ance would be more likely to
been properly verified.”
feed
them
at
home
pay out in time to help my
martin.fricker@mirror.co.uk
DAD DEAN ON LIFE DURING THE WAIT FOR UNIVERSAL CREDIT
family than Universal Credit
@martinfricker
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Holidays, sex
& fun for the
YOLO OAPs
BY TRICIA PHILLIPS
Personal Finance Editor
SOME pensioners are having the time of their lives
with more spending
money then ever before, a
study claims.
They have been dubbed
the YOLO generation –
after young people’s “you
only live once” mantra.
Half of those polled said
they are having their best
social lives, a third go on
three holidays a year and
one in five are enjoying
active sex lives.
The survey found higher
income levels were due to
saving from an early age.
One in 10 began a
pension at 18 and two in
five began before 30.
Nottingham Building
Society did the survey and
said: “To live like YOLO
pensioners, today’s generation will need to start
saving as early as possible.”
CRITICISM Lord Fowler
Fowler: No
passengers
in the Lords
BY BEN GLAZE
Deputy Political Editor
THE SPEAKER of the
House of Lords last night
hit out at “passenger” peers
who contribute little.
Former Tory cabinet
minister Lord Fowler
lashed out at peers who
have little idea of the role.
He said: “The last thing
we want in the House of
Lords is passengers.”
Lord Fowler said it was
“crazy” there was no limit
on the size of the Lords.
The bloated second
chamber has 790 members,
who each pocket £305 a
day for turning up.
Ministers want to cut
the number to 600.
With 32 fewer peers last
year, due to retirement or
death, and 22 joining, there
was a net loss of just 10.
The Mirror has led calls
for the unelected Lords to
be scrapped.
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WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 Let’s celeb-rate!
3
PARTY
Holly and
her family
DAVID Beckham rings in the New Year with trademark style,
wearing a green velvet tuxedo for a cosy family photo.
Becks’ ex-Man United teammate Eric Cantona wished fans
well in an typically eccentric way, shaving half his beard off
with the message: “We will not do anything halfway in 2019.”
Holly Willoughby and her family watched a firework
display on the beach, while I’m a Celeb’s Emily Atack and
Strictly’s Ashley Roberts also shared pics of their parties.
BUBBLY Emily with champers
DOLLED
UP Ashley
on balcony
CRYPTIC Cantona’s message
BECKS TO
THE FUTURE
David and
wife Victoria
with kids
Brooklyn,
Cruz, Harper
and Romeo
Ed’s £39m gig economy
BY MARK JEFFERIES
Showbiz Editor
ED Sheeran has made £38.9million
from gigs this year, accounts show.
The cash from his record-breaking
Divide world tour averaged
£106,000 a day in 2018.
Sheeran paid himself £17.5million from
profits, up from £1.4million the previous
Star Sheeran’s huge world tour earnings
year. But he will earn more in 2019 as
figures for his firm, Nathan Cable Touring,
includes just three months of ticket sales.
After the payout he still has almost
£26million left in the coffers. Divide was
revealed to be the world’s best-selling tour
touring and that passion playing live is
why so many people want to see him.”
He sold nearly double the tickets
last month after it raked in around £340 shifted by Taylor Swift and dwarfed the
million, in 2018 sales. That’s 4,860,482 sales of Jay Z, Pink and Bruno Mars. Seats
averaged £39.40, far cheaper than rivals.
tickets across 53 cities for 94 shows.
mark.jefferies@mirror.co.uk
Lucrative income from merchandise, is
@mirrorjeffers
not thought to be included.
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A showbusiness source said: “Ed loves
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DAILY MIRROR WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019
Hunt looks east
for Brexit boost
JEREMY Hunt arrives in
Singapore today days after hailing
the affluent, low-tax nation as a
role model for post-Brexit Britain.
The Foreign Secretary will tell
the International Institute for
Strategic Studies the UK’s history
and geography could make it an
“invisible chain” linking world
democracies. He highlighted
Britain’s “friendship” with Europe
as a key international advantage.
Singapore had “transformed
into the world’s eighth richest
country”, he said at the weekend.
CORBYN UNDER PRESSURE TO
BACK A SECOND
REFERENDUM
7 in 10 members support the call
BY BEN GLAZE Deputy Political Editor
SEVEN in 10 Labour members
want the party to support a
second Brexit referendum,
research shows.
It also reveals that among all
Labour voters, the figure is
almost six in 10. Leader Jeremy
STANCE Party leader Corbyn
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Corbyn has not called for another
referendum, instead vowing to
strike his own Brexit deal with
Brussels should he get into power.
The survey commissioned by
the Party Members Project also
down in Parliament a general
election should be called.
“If the Conservatives block an
election we will keep all options
found Labour’s Brexit stance has on the table, including the option
caused 56% of members to of campaigning for a public vote.”
consider quitting.
The survey quizzed 1,034
But Labour said: “As agreed at members and 1,675 voters.
party conference, if Theresa May’s
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A RESCUE worker cradles 11-month-old Ivan,
found 35 hours after a blast reduced 48 flats to
rubble and killed at least eight people.
The tot was in a serious condition, with
severe frostbite plus head and leg injuries.
He was found semi-clothed yesterday in
temperatures of -17C in central Russian city
Magnitogorsk. His mum also survived.
Some 36 people are missing after the
suspected gas blast. A resident said: “I woke
and felt myself falling. The walls were gone.”
RESCUE Ivan is
pulled to safety
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WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 5
ARRESTED
Officers pin 25-year-old to floor
following New Year’s Eve attack
DEATH Camberwell tributes
2 murdered
in first 2019
stabbings
BY AMY-CLARE MARTIN
TWO people were stabbed
to death six hours in to the
New Year as festivities
descended into violence.
A woman in her 30s was
the capital’s first knife death
of 2019 when she died at
4.50am in Camberwell,
South London. A man, 34,
was arrested at the scene.
An hour later a doorman
was killed outside a private
party in the city’s posh Park
Lane. Police believe the
attackers may have been
trying to get in.
Two other men and a
29-year-old woman
suffered non lifethreatening stab injuries.
Scotland yard said: “They
were attacked by a group of
males who were outside
trying to enter the venue.”
HAPPY FEW BEERS:
PAGE 17
TARGET Transport officer
12 assaults
on officers
every week
BY CAITLIN DOHERTY
MORE than 12 British
Transport Police officers are
attacked a week.
From 2015 to 2018, 1,939
assaults were reported,
resulting in more than 230
injuries, Freedom of
Information requests show.
This included 17 assaults
at Manchester Victoria,
where an officer was
stabbed on New Year’s Eve.
He has since been
released from hospital.
But Leeds station
suffered the greatest
number of assaults, a total
of 66 incidents.
London Victoria came
second with 60.
British Transport Police
Federation chairman Nigel
Goodband said: “The
minority who commit these
offences must be made to
face the consequences.”
BY PAUL BYRNE
ANTI-TERROR police raided a
Somalian family’s home after a man
launched a frenzied New Year’s Eve
knife attack at a train station.
A 25-year-old armed with two kitchen
blades stabbed a man, woman and a
British Transport Police officer at
around 9pm. Moments after being
arrested by four officers, he shouted:
“Long live the Caliphate.”
The attack, which police believe was
carried out by a “lone wolf ”, took place
at Victoria station, nearby the scene of
the Manchester Arena bomb blast,
where 22 people died in 2017.
The attacker was eventually pinned
to the floor by the officers after being
Tasered and pepper-sprayed.
BTP Assistant Chief Constable Sean
O’Callaghan said: “I am incredibly proud
of the four officers. They were fearless,
running towards danger and preventing
further harm coming to passengers.”
Terror cop raid
on knife attack
suspect’s home
SECURITY
As police, who are treating it as a
terror-related incident, searched the
house where the suspect lived
neighbours said the family initially
settled in Holland from Somalia and
arrived in the UK about 10 years ago.
The parents live with three of their
four sons and a daughter in a semidetached house in Cheetham Hill, just
a mile from Victoria station.
Their eldest son, who has not been
detained, is said by residents to be a
security worker at the city’s airport.
Another son, a teenager, is understood to have returned to Somalia after
allegedly being excluded from school
following an incident involving a knife.
The father and sons are said to
worship at the Khizra mosque, a fiveminute walk from their home.
One neighbour said he saw police in
a churchyard behind the house as he
walked his dog at 10am yesterday. He
SEARCH
Officer stands guard
at the suspect’s home
VICTIMS
said: “They just told me to go inside.
They did not even give me a chance to
ask what it was, they just said ‘get in’.”
Another neighbour said: “They are a
decent family. I can not believe they will
be involved in something like this. It is
a bit of a shock.”
Police said the attack victims, a
couple in their 50s, received serious but
not life-threatening injuries.
The man suffered multiple knife
wounds to his body and his partner was
stabbed in the forehead.
Both are expected to stay in hospital
Police and public
rally round couple
for a number of days and are being
supported by specially trained officers.
A British Transport Police officer in
his 30s who was stabbed in the shoulder
as he tried to tackle the knifeman was
also treated in hospital before being
allowed home.
Prime Minister Theresa May
yesterday praised the British Transport
Police team for containing the incident.
Greater Manchester Police Chief
Constable Ian Hopkins said yesterday:
“The events of last night will have
affected many and caused concern.
HELD
Video clip of brave
cops making arrest
That the incident happened so close to
the scene of the terrorist attack on May
22, 2017, makes it even more dreadful.”
It was reported yesterday that Islamic
State had used encrypted apps to urge
extremists to carry out a knife attack in
the UK during the festive season.
A document posted on the internet
is said to have encouraged a knife attack
on a “drunken kafir [non-believer]” or
someone “in an alley close a nightclub
or another place of debauchery”.
paul.byrne@mirror.co.uk
@PaulByrneMirror
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Jimmy Osmond’s family fly
in after star’s panto stroke
BY JAMES DESBOROUGH and
MARK JEFFERIES Showbiz Editor
JIMMY Osmond’s worried
relatives have rushed to the
UK to be by his side after he
suffered a stroke on stage.
The US entertainer, 55, endured
a “crippling attack” while starring
REUNION Jimmy & Michelle in Peter Pan in the Birmingham
Hippodrome panto. His wife,
Michelle, and daughter, Isabella
Olive Renee, yesterday flew to
Britain to support him.
When he is not touring, Jimmy
lives in Utah, in America, with
Michelle and their four children,
The star fell ill on Thursday but
managed to finish his perfor-
mance as Captain Hook before
being taken to hospital.
Jimmy, who had a string of 70s
hits, is the youngest member of
family band The Osmonds. He
starred in I’m A Celebrity in 2005.
Yesterday, his brother Donny,
61, said: “Thank you all for your
thoughts and prayers on behalf of
my little brother, Jimmy. I love
you, brother.” Jimmy will not
return to Peter Pan and will be
replaced by actor Darren Day, 50.
Fiona Allen, of Birmingham
Hippodrome, said everyone at the
venue is “deeply saddened”.
mark.jefferies@mirror.co.uk
@mirrorjeffers
We’re grin love
SIGHTING CCTV of Jack
Lake drained
in search for
lost reveller
BY MARTIN FRICKER
A PARK fishing lake is to
be drained in the hunt for
a man who vanished on a
Christmas night out.
Jack Morrad, 28, was last
seen on December 23 and
police said night fishermen
heard a man in the area.
Stars of TOWIE and
Love Island plus TV host
Rylan Clark-Neal have also
joined a social media
campaign for information.
Police released CCTV of
Jack walking along a street
wearing in a Christmas
jumper at 2.30am after a
night out at a nightclub in
Basildon, Essex.
Det Chief Insp Alan
Pitcher said the search was
focusing on Jack’s movements and the town’s
Gloucester Park lake will
be drained on Friday.
He said: “Night fisherman stated they heard a
man in the area at 2am.”
RULING Judge Sian Davies
Serial killer’s
legal adviser
suffers PTSD
BY NADEEM BADSHAH
CORONATION Street
star Tina O’Brien was
full of joy on the first day
of her married life.
Tina, 35, left the
wedding venue in
Manchester with new
husband Adam Crofts,
33, yesterday.
They were both
grinning as they kicked
off a happy New Year.
BEAMING Tina and Adam
A LEGAL adviser who conducted 980 interviews with
a serial killer and terrorist
suffered post traumatic
stress disorder, an employment tribunal heard.
Public Defender Service
worker Wendy Lewis
debriefed the murderer
and Special Branch
informant, who was not
named, over three years.
She said in a statement:
“I’m isolated and lack trust
even in my closest friends
and family. The only time I
feel safe is at home, I feel
frightened all the time.”
Bosses in Pontypridd,
South Wales, sacked her in
2017 after she went off
sick, on the grounds that
there was no foreseeable
return to work.
Cardiff employment
judge Sian Davies ruled
she was unfairly dismissed
and discriminated against.
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WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 The great train robbery
Season tickets into Leeds
York
Skipton
Ilkley
Guiseley
Huddersfield
Hebden Bridge
Halifax
Wakefield Westgate
2018
£2,312
£1,919
£1,218
£1,048
£1,372
£1,459
£1,135
£1,048
2019 Increase
£2,386 £74
£1,980 £61
£1,257 £39
£1,082 £34
£1,416 £44
£1,505 £47
£1,172
£36
£1,082 £34
Outrage as rail fares rise
3.2% after year of chaos
2019 season ticket costs based on
the July 2018 RPI figure of 3.2%
Comparison of UK and European season
ticket costs by the TUC.
JJourney
our
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Distance
Diststan
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Chelmsford 28
to London
UK
Manchester 31
to Liverpool
GERMANY
Eberswalde
to Berlin
40
FRANCE
Étampes
to Paris
35
BELGIUM
Ghent
to Brussels 35
IRELAND
Drogheda
to Dublin
29
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Seas
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Ticket 2019
Earnings Earnings
£393.19
£3,082
13%
£256.90
£3,082
8%
£120.61
£3,145
4%
£67.50
£2,893
2%
£150.31
£3,434
4%
£116.11
£3,742
3%
HELL RIDE
Travelling on
packed train
BY MARK ELLIS
Transport Correspondent
ain’s railways. Falling standards committed to keeping fares down
and rising fares are a national and using the Consumer Price
disgrace. Labour will bring our Index, which stands at 2.2%.
Meanwhile, the TUC said
railways back into public ownercommuters here have the
ship so they are run in the
worst deal in Europe. A
interests of passengers,
commuter on an
not private profit.”
average salary travelIncreases in about
ling from Chelms45% of rail fares,
ford to London forks
including season
out £393 a month –
tickets, are regu13% of their pay.
lated by the GovernSimilar commutes
ment.
would cost 2% of the
Transport Secretary
average salary in
Chris Grayling has
Fra n c e , 3 % i n
the power to enforce QUEUES Busy service
Ireland and 4% in Germany.
this but has done nothing.
Frances O’Grady, TUC general
Fares are mostly capped at the
Retail Price Index rate of inflation secretary, said:”The most reliable
– currently 3.2%. Labour has thing about our railways is the
Coventry
£7,096 £9,636 £2,540 36%
to London Euston (any permitted route)
TODAY’S 3.2% train fare rise
has been branded an “affront”
to passengers who suffered a
year of chaos on our railways.
Commuters will pay nearly £800
a year more to travel to work than
in 2010, according to Labour analysis of more than 180 train routes.
Further research by the TUC
reveals passengers here spend five
times more on season tickets than
their counterparts in Europe.
It comes after 12 months of
delays, cancellations and overcrowding on many lines.
The clear winners are rail firm
shareholders, who have raked in
£1billion over the past six years.
Labour found the average
commuter will now pay £2,980 for
a season ticket, £786 more than in
2010, while average fares have
soared three times faster than pay.
The highest increase was on a
Virgin Trains season ticket from
Birmingham to London Euston,
up £2,874 to £10,902 since 2010.
Labour Shadow Transport
Secretary Andy McDonald said:
“Today’s rail fare increases are an
affront to everyone who has had
to endure years of chaos on Brit-
Swindon
to London
Season tickets into Birmingham
Euro
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of 0.900039, the mid-market rate on Dec 10, 2018
Season tickets into Manchester
Altrincham
Stockport
Glossop
East Didsbury
Macclesfield
Wilmslow
Knutsford
Bolton
2018
£1,044
£899
£1,156
£895
£2,573
£1,479
£1,786
£1,024
2019 Increase
£1,078 £33
£928
£29
£1,193
£37
£924
£29
£2,656 £82
£1,527 £47
£1,843 £57
£1,056 £33
2019 season ticket costs based on
the July 2018 RPI figure of 3.2%
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Birmingham £8,028 £10,900 £2,872 36%
to London (Virgin)
NO wonder reversing the Tory
privatisation train crash is one of
Jeremy Corbyn’s most popular
Labour policies.
With public subsidies three or
four times higher than in British
Rail days, inflation-busting ticket
rises are intolerable.
Firms owned by governments
COMMENT
BY KEVIN MAGUIRE
overseas run many of our trains
so the only public ownership the
hypocrite Tories oppose is British.
Restoring public control isn’t a
panacea but it would be far better
than tolerating a costly mess.
m.ellis@mirror.co.uk
@MarkEllis06
VOICE OF THE MIRROR: PAGE 8
£6,640 £9,016 £2,376 36%
Stoke-on-Trent £5,320 £7,552 £2,232 42%
to Milton Keynes Central
Norwich
to London
Massive hikes are intolerable
cash that goes to private shareholders each year.
“It’s rewarding failure and
taking money away that should be
invested in better services.”
Mick Cash, of the RMT rail
union, added: “Passengers have
been left paying the highest fares
in Europe to travel on rammedout and unreliable services and
that is a national disgrace.”
Official figures for 2017-18 show
revenue from fares and passenger
charges reached £9.7billion.
Net Government support to the
industry over the same period
totalled £6.4billion.
But train punctuality was at a
13-year low, with one in seven
delayed by at least five minutes
over the past 12 months.
The rail industry insists the
“vast majority” of revenue from
fares covers running costs.
Robert Nisbet, of the Rail
Delivery Group, which represents
train firms, said: “Money from
fares is underpinning record
investment to build the better railways customers want and the
country’s economy needs.”
£4,648 £8,424 £2,212
36%
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the Avantix Traveller (National Fares Manual)
database. 2019 are based on a 3.2% increase on
2018 prices which have been taken from the
National Rail season ticket calculator
Burton upon Trent
Kidderminster
Nuneaton
Redditch
Rugby
Stafford
2018
£2,868
£1,185
£1,960
£1,384
£2,934
£1,873
2019 Increase
£2,959 £92
£1,223 £38
£2,023 £63
£1,428 £44
£3,028 £94
£1,933 £60
2019 season ticket costs based on
the July 2018 RPI figure of 3.2%
Season tickets into Liverpool
Season tickets into London
2018
New Brighton
£701
Runcorn
£1,587
Widnes
£1,326
Warrington stations £1,566
Southport
£1,133
Woking
Brighton
(any route)
Epsom
(any route)
Maidenhead
2019 Increase
£724
£22
£1,638 £51
£1,369 £42
£1,617
£50
£1,170
£36
2019 season ticket costs based on
the July 2018 RPI figure of 3.2%
2018
£3,248
£4,696
2019 Increase
£3,348 £100
£4,844 £148
£2,228
£2,296
£68
£3,092
£3,188
£96
2019 season ticket costs based on
the July 2018 RPI figure of 3.2%
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DAILY MIRROR WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019
VOICE OF THE
DM1ST
BY NADA FARHOUD
Consumer Features Editor
S
Put stop to
benefit hell
OUR story today about how despairing
dad Dean Lovell-Payne tried to kill himself
while on the phone to the DWP is another
distressing example of how Universal
Credit strips people of dignity and hope.
Chronic delays in paying benefits which
claimants are legally entitled to inflict terrible
misery on families who do not have substantial
money in the bank.
The former ambulance worker is perhaps
an extreme case, but his tale will strike a chord
in many homes where people feel persecuted.
Universal Credit is not the flexible system it
was sold as by the Conservatives.
It either needs to be fundamentally reformed
to produce quicker decisions and treat those
in and out of work with respect, or replaced
with something fair and decent.
Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd’s
honeyed words are not good enough.
We need action.
Track and ruin
IT is time to halt the great train robbery
when passengers on squeezed incomes
will struggle to pay 3.2% fare rises to use
overcrowded, often late services.
Privatisation has proved an expensive
disaster for travellers and taxpayers alike,
which is why restoring public ownership
would be hugely popular.
We deserve a railway operating in the public
interest, not the interests of the fat controllers,
who include firms owned by foreign states.
British Rail was never perfect but it was
better value for money than this Tory shambles overseen by Chris “Failing” Grayling,
possibly the worst ever Transport Secretary.
Put it back in public hands and let’s create
a modern, efficient, affordable rail network
owned and controlled by Great Britain.
A good gig
DOES the £38.9million earned on his
world tour so far by Ed Sheeran put him
in The A Team?
With money like that, he can afford a Lego
House and a Castle On The Hill, too.
NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
We’re the Sweeney, son, and we
ain’t had any dinner.. get your
trousers on, you’re nicked, slag
No, no.. I said,
try going totally
VEGAN..
tores are braced for a Takeback Wednesday rush as
unwanted presents are
swapped or refunded.
Returns on the first full working
day back for most after Christmas
will rocket by 80% compared to an
average day in December.
So if Santa did not bring you
what you asked for, or even if a gift
wasn’t quite right, know what your
rights are with our expert guide for
every situation.
What do I need for
a return?
All shops usually require a few key
things. It might seem obvious, but
always keep your receipt. Nearly
90% of paper receipts end up lost,
in the bin, or too faded to be read
– so keep them in a safe place.
It may be too late now, but when
buying a gift for someone else, ask
for a gift receipt so they can change
it themselves. If you paid for an
item on a debit or credit card, take
it with you when you return it.
Also take the original packaging
with you.
Depending on a retailer’s returns
policy some will only exchange or
give you a credit note, while others
will give you a full refund.
All present
& incorrect
Our guide to getting a refund for
those unwanted Christmas gifts
I want to return a gift
bought in-store. What
are my rights?
Consumer group Which? says:
“The good news is most retailers
provide a ‘goodwill’ returns policy,
offering an exchange, refund or
credit note for most returns. You
TIME LIMITS Rules on gift receipts
state that customers will only
receive a credit note or vouchers,
but this should only apply where
the item is unwanted. The seller’s
returns policy cannot require
customers to take vouchers where
an item is faulty.
The Consumer Rights Act
specifies the rights that consumers
have if products develop a fault
and the seller cannot remove or
reduce these.
I was given a gift
receipt. Is it different
to a normal receipt?
James Walker, from consumer
complaints site Resolver.co.uk,
says: “Gift receipts allow you to
take something back up to the
date on the receipt. This can often
be longer than your usual
statutory rights.
“But as times get tougher on the
high street the timescales are
reducing. The shop is allowed to
set the rules and time frames for
returning items that you don’t
want but they can insist on you
providing the receipt.
“If an item is now on sale, some
retailers may only refund you its
current price – and not the same
amount of money that the person
who bought it paid. However, this
is at the discretion of the retailer,
and does not apply to every store.”
What items cannot
be returned?
SMALL PRINT Check returns policy
can only return store-bought nonfaulty goods for an exchange or
refund if the retailer has a returns
policy. Shops are not required by
law to have a returns policy but if
they have one they must stick to it.
“Returns policies are usually
displayed on receipts, on signs
in-store and online. You can also inclusive, so items may be returned
ring the shop’s customer services at any time before midnight on
line to find out its returns policy.” January 31, 2019.
And if the gift was
bought online?
When you buy online you have
additional rights as your decision
to buy the item may be based on a
brief description or a photograph
– so what you receive is not always
quite what you had expected.
Under the Consumer Contracts
Regulations you can return an
item if you simply change your
mind. The rules give you a cancellation period that starts the
moment you place your order and
ends 14 days from the day you
receive your goods.
You have a further 14 days from
the date you notify the retailer that
you would like to cancel your order
to return the goods to them.
Check the retailer’s policy as
they may have an extended
Christmas returns policy. Amazon
has specially extended its returns
period during the period from
November 1 to December 31 2018
What happens if the
item is faulty?
The Consumer Rights Act gives
you the statutory right to return
something and get your money
back if it is faulty.
Which? says: “You have the legal
right to a refund if you return your
faulty goods within 30 days of
receiving it, regardless of what the
store’s return policy says.
“If you don’t reject the goods
within the first 30 days, and find a
fault within the first six months of
possessing your goods, you’ll need
According to Which?, most
retailers have policies which
stipulate that they will accept nonfaulty returns as long as the items
are unused and they are in perfect
condition with their undamaged
original packaging.
But there are some returns
exceptions worth knowing about.
It will be tricky returning DVDs,
music and computer software if
PAPER
the seal or packaging has been
WEIGHT broken. You usually will not be
Make sure
able to return perishable items
you’ve got
such as food and flowers, as well
the receipt
as any items made to order or that
to give the retailer a chance to have been personalised.
make a repair or replacement. If What happens if the
that’s unsuccessful, you can then retailer goes into
ask for a refund.
administration?
“After the first six months the
burden of proof switches to you to Alex Neill, Which? managing
prove the fault you’ve found was director of home products and
present at the time you purchased services, says: “It’s a worrying time
the goods in-store, or first took for everyone when a company
ownership if you bought it online.” goes into administration. For
customers, it’s important to
Can I return an item if remember that your consumer
I don’t have a receipt? rights may be affected.
“If you have recently bought
If you simply change your mind,
retailers have no legal obligation to anything from HMV you may not
give you your money back on an be able to claim a refund or
item without a receipt. But many exchange the item if the company
stores will offer an exchange or ceases trading. If you have gift
vouchers you should try to spend
credit note so it is worth asking.
If your goods are faulty and you these in-store as soon as possible.
“If you are planning to shop in
do not have the receipt, you still
have the right to a repair, refund or HMV and intend to buy something
replacement under the Consumer worth more than £100, make sure
Rights Act. You need to show proof you use a credit card as you’ll be
of payment, such as a bank state- able to make a claim against your
credit card company under Section
ment with the transaction on it.
75 of the Consumer Credit Act if
Do I have to accept a
anything goes wrong.”
credit note?
BREAK LAW Rights on faulty goods
The retailer’s returns policy may
nada.farhoud@mirror.co.uk
@nadafarhoud
mirror.co.uk
Our back to
work blues
WORKERS take an average
of four days to get back in
the saddle after Christmas,
a survey has revealed.
And over half of adults
say they will be in the
office in body but not in
mind during early January.
Readjusting to early
mornings and the thought
of work piling up add to
the dread of returning, a
poll of 2,000 adults found.
Animal charity SPANA,
which did the poll, said:
“Going back can be a
shock after a sustained
period of parties, lie-ins
and relaxation.”
Driver legal
on 33 points
POLICE stopped a driver
and found he had 33 points
on his licence and had not
been banned.
The officer tweeted:
“Turns out car had no
insurance. Driver soon to
have 39 points!”
The event in Haringey,
North London, led to calls
for a crackdown on drivers
pleading hardship when
they hit the 12 points that
normally a trigger a ban.
In October 11,000
motorists with at least 12
licence points were not
banned from driving.
DM1ST
I felt worthless
and broken...
now I’m much
happier and a
stone heavier
Paddy’s Christine on her difficult year
1
2
Nikola Tesla was a
pioneer in which field?
Who plays Mary
Poppins in the
sequel Mary Poppins
Returns?
3
How many numbers
are there on a bingo
board?
4
Margaret Thatcher
graduated from
Oxford with secondclass honours in which
subject in 1947?
5
Who was Champion
Jockey a record 20
times?
ANSWERS: PAGE 36
Brit tourist’s
fatal hol bug
BY MARK JEFFERIES
Showbiz Editor
CHRISTINE McGuinness has
revealed that she has put on
a stone but feels “happy,
healthy and strong” after a
troubled 2018.
The 30-year-old wife of TV
host Paddy showed the change
in two clips of her figure side by
side on Instagram.
Christine, who stars in ITV
reality show Real Housewives of
Cheshire, explained that in the
first video, which was shot back
in February, she felt “weak,
broken and worthless”.
But she said in the second she
felt “happy, healthy and strong”
after gaining the weight.
She said: “Sometimes you have
to hit rock bottom to get back up
and realise how strong you are.
FEELINGS
period had left her and Paddy
“emotionally drained” and
“physically exhausted”.
She has previously told how
Christmas can be very “overstimulating” and “frightening”
for her autistic five-year-old
twins, Penelope and Leo.
She said: “Just been to the gym
for the first time in 10 days, it felt
amazing to have some normality
back in my life.
“Christmas was alright and we
had a couple of meltdowns, but
the last couple of days have been
really difficult.
“Today things seem so much
better. The children have gone to
a little fun club in their nursery
that they used to go to... they love
it there.
“They got up this morning and
everything was back to normal.
“Me and my husband spent
last night putting all the toys
away and trying to make the
house look back to normal.
“I feel like I can breathe again.
It has been so difficult, but we’re
done. We’ve done it.”
Reflecting on the Christmas
period, Christine added there
had been “pockets of magical
moments” for the family.
She said: “There were bits of
where we were like, ‘Wow, they’re
coping really well,’ but thank
God... all back to normal routine.”
Penelope and Leo were diagnosed with autism in 2017.
The model has also revealed
her youngest daughter Felicity
could be showing signs of
autism, but can’t be diagnosed
until she is at least three or four.
Christine and Paddy have been
married for seven years.
mark.jefferies@mirror.co.uk
@mirrorjeffers
Sometimes
you have to
hit the bottom
to get up and
realise how
strong you are
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DECEMBER
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Christine
with Paddy
“Everyone has good and bad
times in life. Focus on the good.
Remember things do change so
never make a permanent decision on temporary feelings.
“Create your own happiness.
Build yourself and your future.
“Be strong when you are weak,
brave when you are scared and
humble when you are victorious.
Believe in yourself always.”
The first clip is believed to
have been filmed around the
time her marriage to Take Me
Out host Paddy was under strain.
He was looking cosy with
former All Saints star Nicole
Appleton in Soho, Central
London, in February.
Christine told Loose Women
the following month it had been
a tough time for her.
She said: “I’ve got no regrets,
It’s been really difficult recently
but in a positive way it has made
me realise I want to spend more
time with him, to try and do
more things together.”
Christine also revealed she
was glad Christmas is over so she
can get back to her “normal”
family routine.
She said the “difficult” festive
OUR DAILY
PUB QUIZ
A BRITISH woman died on
a Christmas trip to the
Caribbean after being infected by a deadly parasite.
Lynne Crouch , 54,
contracted a meningitisstyle blood disease caused
by Entamoeba histolytica.
The RMT union worker
fell ill suddenly in the
Dominican Republic and
died six days later on
December 30.
Husband Peter, 63, of
Loughton, Essex, said: “It
all happened so fast. Lynne
was the most beautiful and
amazingly caring person.”
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WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 CHRISTINE McGUINNESS
PUTS ROUGH 2018 BEHIND HER
HAPPY On way to party
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DM1ST
10-year-old kids have already
eaten 18 years’ worth of sugar
Parents urged to offer healthy snacks
BY MARTIN BAGOT
Health and Science Correspondent
Health Alliance, said the PHE figures
“highlight the need for urgent action”.
“Children are bombarded by adverts
THE average child has already
consumed 18 years’ worth of sugar and promotions for junk food online, on
by the age of 10, health bosses warn. TV and in our supermarkets.
“Government proposals to restrict
Youngsters at 10 eat an average 14
sugar cubes a day, eight above the junk food marketing, tackle promotions
and ensure calorie labelling in
maximum recommended for their age.
ca
cafes and restaurants will
Public Health England data
m
make progress. But the food
is based on the average intake
in
industry must also do their
of those aged two to 18.
b
bit, cutting sugar levels
With children eating 2,800
ffrom products ”
sugar cubes a year more than
And the Royal College
the advised amount, PHE says Number of sugar cubes
of
Paediatrics and Child
trading junk food for healthier above the advised levels
Health said half of chilsnacks could remove 2,500 that kids eat each day
dren’s sugar intake comes
cubes a year from a child’s diet.
ffrom unhealthy snacks and
Dr Alison Tedstone, of PHE,
drinks.
said: “Parents can take action now.
martin.bagot@mirror.co.uk
“By making simple swaps children can
@MartinBagot have healthier versions of foods and
drinks while significantly reducing their
Tell us what you think:
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sugar intake.” Caroline Cerny, of Obesity
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2.8k
How many cubes kids
eat a year above the
recommended levels
TEMPTING Boy with sugary food
YV
APPOINTMENT A visit to GP
No-show GP
patients cost
NHS £216m
PATIENTS failed to attend
15.4 million GP appointments
last year, costing the NHS
£216million, figures reveal.
Other patients are having
to wait up to three weeks to
see a GP because of a staffing
crisis – 6,000 more doctors
are urgently needed.
Helen Stokes-Lampard, of
the Royal College of GPs, said
the no-shows were a
“frustrating waste of
resources” and added: “We
would urge patients to let us
know if they can’t attend, so
we can offer that time to
so
someone who really needs it.”
NHS England said one in
2
20 appointments are missed,
w
wasting 1.2 million GP hours
e
each year. It has previously
b
been
suggested that patients
a charged £5 for missing
are
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an
BY MARK JEFFERIES Showbiz Editor
GORDON Ramsay and wife Tana are
expecting another baby – 17 years
after their fourth child was born.
The couple, who suffered a miscarriage two years ago, revealed the news
in an Instagram family video after each
of their children says “Happy New Year”.
Tana, 44, offers her own greeting and
the camera pans down to reveal she has
a large baby bump suggesting she is
some months into the pregnancy.
Celebrity chef Gordon, 52, is heard offcamera saying: “And guess what? Happy
new year because...”
He captioned the post: “Exciting news!
Happy new year from all the Ramsays.”
Tana also shared the video, writing:
“Happy New Year! Oh, and a little news...”
The couple are already parents to
WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 Gord’s gift
11
MEGAN,21
JACK, 19
reveals
BUMP Tana
her pregnancy
BLOW How we broke miscarriage news
Megan, 21, twins Jack and Holly, 19, and
Matilda, 17. The news comes a day after
Jack and Holly celebrated their birthday
and less than two weeks after the couple
had their 22nd wedding anniversary.
On December 21 the chef shared a
photo from their wedding, saying: “22yrs
today . . . happy anniversary gorgeous
Tana Ramsay.”
Tana suffered a miscarriage in June
2016 and her husband admitted, despite
the devastating tragedy, the loss brought
his family closer together.
Gordon reflected in an interview with
Weekend magazine: “It has brought us
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Delighted Tana
in family video
all so much closer. You reflect on what
you have, how fortunate you are with
your remaining children.
“And you remind yourself what you’ve
got. It’s made the family unit tighter.”
The TV personality had jubilantly
announced he and wife Tana were
DAD
Gordon speaks
of his baby joy
Ramsays expecting fifth child two
years after miscarriage heartache
expecting their fifth child on The Late
Late Show in the US – telling good friend
and host James Corden: “We have three
girls and a boy... and one on the way!”
But five months into the pregnancy,
his wife was taken into the Portland
Hospital in London, where they were left
HOLLY, 19
grief-stricken after discovering they had
lost the child.
Gordon said later: “Friends have
rallied and we’ve got through it together,
as a family. We were devastated.”
mark.jefferies@mirror.co.uk
@mirrorjeffers
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Birthdays
63 YEARS AGO (1956)
Superman star and keen
equestrian Kate Bosworth is
36. Jerry Maguire star Cuba
Gooding Jr is 51. He was
once a dancer for Paula
Abdul. Model Christy
Turlington is 50. She starred
in Duran Duran’s Notorious
video. Photographer David
Bailey is 81. Many happy
returns to Mirror readers
Roger Farr, of Breaston,
Derbys, who is 70, and Tom
Bell, of Mablethorpe, Lincs,
who turns 68.
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On our front page an ex governor
of Cyprus attacked British policy
towards the colony as “inept and
irrational”. In 1960 the island got
its independence from Britain.
Kate, 36
Kate,
48 YEARS AGO (1971)
Some 66 football fans, including
children, were crushed to death
leaving Glasgow’s Ibrox Park
after a Rangers v Celtic match.
More than 200 were injured.
26 YEARS AGO (1993)
Bosnian Serbs, Muslims and
Croats met in Geneva to resolve a
nine-month long conflict in the
region. A peace deal would finally
be agreed in 1995.
Cuba 51
Cuba,
Today’s giggle
I bought a new thesaurus
today. It’s nothing to write
house about.
Christy, 50
Christy
NASA
ROCK
STAR
MISSION
Drawing of
the probe at
Ultima
Thule
ANGRY Scott Newborough
£70 hospital
fine is pain in
neck for dad
BY PAUL HOOPER
A DAD who ended up in
surgery at a “free parking”
hospital got a £70 fine.
Scott Newborough, 30,
left his car in a multi-storey
when he went to get a
swollen abscess on his
neck checked out.
After an emergency op
to remove it, he headed
home having spent five
hours at University
Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
But he got a fine in the
post several days later.
Patients and visitors get
four hours’ free parking but
have to re-register at a
terminal if they stay longer.
Scott, of Tremorfa,
Cardiff, called for the
system to be reviewed.
He said: “Most people
are longer than expected.”
The hospital said he
would have to appeal to
private firm Parking Eye,
which runs the car park.
Space probe calls home
after flyby of icy object
BY PAUL HOOPER
A NASA probe has contacted Earth from a
space rock four billion miles away.
Staff at mission control cheered as New Horizons
reported its first successful flyby of Ultima Thule,
the most distant object in our solar system ever
explored. Signals from the probe, launched 13 years
ago, around 2,000 miles from Ultima’s icy surface
took about six hours to reach Earth.
Queen star Brian May, a
doctor of astrophysics, joined
the team at Johns Hopkins
University, Maryland. He
wrote a song for the event.
The radio message,
picked up by an antenna in
Madrid, gave only details of
the spacecraft’s status. But
gigabytes of photos will be
sent home in the coming JOY May and scientist
months. Project scientist Hal Weaver said: “The
highest resolution images taken at closest approach
required perfect pointing, almost. We think, based
on everything we’ve seen so far, that was achieved.”
mirrornews@mirror.co.uk
@DailyMirror
BETTY’S FRYING OBJECT: PAGE 23
CELEBRATIONS Ground control delighted at news
SCENE The wrecked cars
Brit dies and
family hurt
in hols crash
BY JIM HARDY
A BRITON has been killed
and her partner and
daughter seriously injured
in a car crash in Spain.
The woman, believed to
be in her 60s, died when
the family collided head-on
with another vehicle.
The tourists were
driv ing from Alicante
airport to a villa on the
Costa Blanca on Sunday.
The stretch of road, 12
minutes from the airport,
has become a black spot,
with a four-vehicle pile-up
there just a month ago.
Sunday’s victim, thought
to be from Bedfordshire,
died at the scene. Her
partner was in a coma
when taken to hospital.
Five people in total were
hurt; four had to be cut
from wreckage. They were
taken to three hospitals.
Officials are probing the
cause of the accident.
DEVASTATION Rescuers at the scene
BY MARTIN FRICKER
and NADIA BREEN
THIRTY years after the M1 air
crash left him wheelchair-bound,
Stephen McCoy has taken his
first steps in a bionic suit that is
helping him achieve his dream of
being able to walk again.
It was an emotional moment for
Stephen, who was so badly injured in
the crash doctors expected him to die
and were seconds from switching off
his life-support machine when a
nurse noticed his big toe twitch.
His injuries left him partially paralysed and brain damaged but he
clings to the hope he will walk again.
Stephen’s sister Yvonne, who cares
for him, said: “He wants a miracle.
“He has great faith. He really wants
a big miracle... the big miracle of being
able to walk again.”
Stephen was the most seriouslyinjured survivor of the air crash,
which killed 47 passengers and
injured 79 others on board.
The British Midland Flight 92, a
Boeing 737, came down on an
embankment of the M1 near
Kegworth as the pilots tried to make
an emergency landing at East
Midlands Airport on January 8, 1989.
Investigators blamed pilot error,
saying the wrong engine was shut
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Stephen wants a miracle
...to walk again 30 years
after M1 jet crash horror
Survivor takes
his first steps
in bionic suit
NEW
HOPE
Stephen and
exoskeleton
SCENE
OF HELL
Stricken aircraft
came down on the M1
TRAGEDY Our story
SUPPORT Princess Anne visiting
the survivors in hospital in Leicester
down following a fire. Stephen, then
16 and a talented boxer, was returning
to Belfast from London and was
pulled from the plane by fire crews.
He was in a coma for six months and
spent three years in hospital.
While he was in hospital in his
native Northern Ireland, boxer Barry
McGuigan visited his bedside.
Years on, he is learning to
walk again thanks to a futuristic
exoskeleton suit, a frame powered by
a series of electric motors which help
his injured limbs move.
Stephen’s incredible story is being
told in a BBC documentary on
Monday, ahead of the 30th
anniversary of the crash on Tuesday.
He now lives in Toomebridge, Co
Antrim, in a specially adapted house.
Yvonne was an auxiliary nurse when
the crash happened and has devoted
her life to caring for him.
She said: “My dad asked would I
look after Stephen. There was a time
when I didn’t know if he would even
leave hospital or if I would be capable
of being his primary carer.
“Now I know it was the best thing I
could have done and I am glad I made
that decision. It is the most rewarding
feeling ever.
“Hopefully the exercise he has had
Stephen is
extremely
brave and
he never
complains
YVONNE MCCOY SISTER
OF CRASH SURVIVOR
on the skeleton legs will continue and
he will get better and better.”
She added: “Stephen is extremely
brave. It is wonderful that he never
complains and just gets on with life.
“My brother has great faith and
goes to Lourdes every year with the
belief he will walk again.”
On Stephen’s 40th birthday in 2012
he was reunited with Debbie Cross,
the nurse who saw his toe twitching
and saved his life.
Stephen was awarded £1.4million
compensation in 1995 from British
Mi d l a n d a n d t h e e n g i n e
manufacturers and suppliers after
they admitted liability.
A fan blade had broken in the left
engine around 20 minutes after the
plane had left Heathrow for Belfast.
The flight deck filled with smoke
but the pilots wrongly assumed this
meant the right engine was faulty.
Captain David Hunt and First
Officer David McLelland mistakenly
shut down the functioning engine,
which pumped more fuel into the
broken left engine, which burst into
flames, bringing the jet down.
Both pilots, who were seriously
injured, lost their jobs. In a 1991 BBC
documentary they claimed they were
made scapegoats. Mr McClelland,
now 69 and retired, said: “What
they’re saying is that the people who
designed it, manufactured it and
carried out the specifications all got
it right but the two chaps at the front
got it wrong. Straight away it sweeps
all the problems below the mat.”
There is a memorial to the 47
victims in the Leicestershire village of
Kegworth, near the crash site.
A service to mark the 30th anniversary will take place at St Andrew’s
Church in Kegworth on Tuesday.
Yvonne still remembers the night of
the crash. She said: “I was getting
ready to go out to a nightclub, when
the news of the disaster came on TV.
I had a gut feeling Stephen was hurt.”
She now spends 12 hours a day
looking after her brother.
“It’s not a job. It’s more a friendship,
with laughing and giggling,” she said.
“He’s a pleasure to be with. As long as
there’s a breath in our bodies we will
look after him.”
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@MirrorAlison
ALISON PHILLIPS
...and another thing!
Satisfaction is
my resolution
Well I do hope you all had a wonderful
Christmas and New Year.
And as the real world kicks back in
today and we pick up the last strands of
tinsel from the carpet and salvage
Quality Street wrappers from under the
sofa, it’s time we start thinking about
those New Year Resolutions.
Or should we?
Turns out any resolutions in search of a
happier life may be a total waste of time.
Nobel prizewinning economist Daniel
Kahneman, who’s spent his entire career
researching the economics of happiness,
has jacked it in after concluding humans
don’t want to be happy at all.
Instead, he says, we want something
very different – satisfaction. Even though
getting it can often mean a whole lot of
unhappiness along the way.
So I won’t wish you a Happy New
Year – I’ll wish you a Satisfying New Year.
Now pass me that last slice of
chocolate log. That looks very satisfying...
DRONE CASE IS
ALL UP IN AIR
We need honesty
to move forward
over immigration
AS we begin 2019 we do so safe
in the knowledge that we live in
a great country.
Yes, there is a plenty wrong with
it right now after eight years of Tory
rule. And plenty which needs to be
put right.
But on a global scale, Great
Britain remains Great – with a
National Health Service renowned
worldwide, some of the best centres
of learning, and age-old values of
democracy, decency and fair play.
And, of course, that is why
hundreds of people from around the
world, fleeing war, persecution or
poverty, or simply in search of a
better life for their family, want to
come here.
That’s a fact. Another fact is that
in the coming years the numbers of
people trying to migrate towards
the more stable climate and
economies of Northern Europe will
Quick update on that drones crisis
which brought chaos to travellers at
Gatwick Airport just before the
pre-Christmas getaway.
So far cops have arrested the
wrong couple, then said there might
not have been a drone up there after
all, then revealed drones found
nearby on the ground were not
connected, and finally admitted the
mystery drone may actually be one
of the force’s own.
Looks like an investigation by the
Keydrone Cops.
In other words...
genuinely bewildered, angered and
scared by what has felt like
uncontrolled immigration, and
rapidly changing communities.
What isn’t even close to a fact is
anything we hear from the
Government about this hugely
complex and emotional topic.
The current Channel ‘crisis’ is a
case in point. The Government has
DESPERATE Migrants reach Kent
labelled it a ‘major
only increase as global
incident’ with more
warming makes vast
than 90 migrants saved
areas of the planet
on the water since
uninhabitable due to We have an
Christmas Day.
flooding, or turns them economy that
But that’s a drop in the
needs migrant ocean compared with
into desert.
A further fact is we labour in order the number of illegal
have an economy which for it to grow
immigrants who arrived
requires migrant labour
in this country over the
to grow (particularly with
past year – and we didn’t see Sajid
our ageing population). Finally, we Javid cancelling his £840-a-night
have another big fact – all too often holiday then.
ignored – that a lot of people are
The only ‘major incident’
these Tories are concerned about is
how on earth they’re going to get
Theresa May’s bodged Brexit
deal through Parliament in the
coming weeks.
Creating a sense that the hordes
are clambering up the White Cliffs
is a ruse to do just that.
If the Tories were serious about
addressing immigration they
wouldn’t have slashed funding for
the Border Force and police who
can actually tackle the criminal
trafficking gangs who make a living
from desperate people.
Instead, they replaced concrete
actions with words of hostility and
hysteria. (After all, in an age of
austerity, words are cheap).
What this country needs is a
serious debate to consider what
levels of immigration we require
for the economy and services we
want, what we believe our
responsibilities towards those in
genuine need should be, and how
on earth we enforce any of it.
We need to be treated like
adults with the full facts in
front of us.
We may never agree on all
those facts. But we ignore them
at our peril.
‘‘
PICTURE HEAD
THIN USE ENS
The new words of 2018 have been
revealed. They apparently included
‘Sweatworking’ – any activity which
combines exercise with networking –
which while individually dreadful,
sound utterly horrific combined.
There’s also ‘Stashing’ which is
New year... new influx of
the practice of not telling
Davina McCall parading around
anyone about the person you’re
in a bikini pictures. Swiftly
going out with. Although ‘Shifty
followed by Davina picking social
scumbag’ is surely better.
media battles with anyone who
And then there is ‘Schmoo’
which is a jumper without a hole
comments on her much
for the head to go through,
flaunted pictures.
intended to be wrapped around
Too thin? Too fat?
the shoulders. Or ‘scarf’ to you
Too cares?
and me.
SKINNED
What do you think?
write to yourview@mirror.co.uk
Reality is I can’t
take any more
We made it through to the final twirl of
the glitterball. Reached the end of every
X Factor journey, and saw King Harry
crowned. So surely there must be some
respite from relentless reality telly.
Oh no, it’s back this Saturday with The
Voice on BBC, on at exactly the same
time as The Greatest Dancer on ITV.
Followed on Sunday with Dancing on Ice.
I’m a Viewer... Get Me Out of Here!
IT’S CLUE D’OH!
Credit where it’s due though – I
loved the BBC’s The ABC Murders,
and John Malkovich was easily the
best Poirot since Peter Ustinov.
The only downside was watching
it with youngest son whose endless
questions included such gems as
“what’s that printer thing he’s
using?” (a typewriter!), “what are
stockings?” And “what’s a virgin?”
The answer to all of which is, of
course: “Shhh.. I’m trying to listen.”
Bit of a stitch-up
The woman who picks the Duchess of
Cambridge’s frocks has received a gong
onours.
in the New Year’s Honours.
as been
Natasha Archer has
made a member of the
er after
Royal Victorian Order
she apparently
“masterminded the
nce
impeccable appearance
rth
of Kate” after the birth
il.
of baby Louis in April.
Battle plans or
economic strategiess
are masterminded. Not
choosing a frock to
cover a mound of
exhausted flesh.
PS
Farewell to June
Whitfield. A great
comedy actress
with impeccable timing and
incred
incredible
warmth
rea
reaching out to
h
her audience.
A
All that and
n
never a
p
perfectly
ccoiffed hair
out of place...
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Kim’s warning
over sanctions
KIM Jong-un yesterday warned
Donald Trump he “may be
compelled to explore a new path”
to protect North Korea’s
sovereignty if sanctions continue.
But despite his veiled threat,
the dictator vowed to meet the
US leader at any time in efforts to
strip the Korean peninsula
of nuclear weapons.
Negotiations
have stalled since
the pair’s historic
meeting in June.
THREAT Kim Jong-un
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THOUSANDS OF LOCAL COPS
USED TOOfficersCOVER
TRUMP
VISIT
travelled hundreds of miles
EXCLUSIVE
BY DAN BLOOM
CASH-STRAPPED police forces
had to send thousands of officers
hundreds of miles to protect Donald Trump on last year’s UK visit.
Officers who worked on the President’s four-day trip in July included
738 from West Midlands Police, 235
from Greater Manchester Police and said it cost almost £18million to
police Mr Trump’s “working visit”.
180 from Avon and Somerset.
Officer numbers have been
The 28 forces out of 45 which
responded to our Freedom of Informa- slashed by 20,000 since 2010.
Shadow Home Secretary
tion request committed 1,754 officers.
Chief constables have previously SAFETY FIRST President
Diane Abbott said: “Ministers aren’t
prioritising the safety of communities.”
Simon Kempton, of the Police
Federation, said the visit put
additional stress on “an already
struggling service”.
■ See a full list of forces involved at mirror.co.uk/politics.
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Car fireball hell of
swim ace Sharron
BY MARK JEFFERIES Showbiz Editor
FORMER swimming star Sharron Davies’ Range
Rover stands gutted next to her house after it was
destroyed in a fireball blamed on a electrical fault.
The ex-Olympian thanked crews for saving her
home and said she was “shaken”.
The mum-of-three, 56, tweeted the picture of
her destroyed car in Bath, Wiltshire, and said: “This
is what’s left! So grateful for our wonderful
firefighters, here doing an amazing job.”
But she said she was “very unhappy”
her Range Rover Sport, which was less
than three years old, had caught fire.
Sharron said: “Land Rover wouldn’t
pick up their phone for two hours even
though advertised as open.”
Fellow swimmer Karen Pickering
said: “Jeez babe! That is terrifying.
Glad you are all OK.”
Land Rover said it was due to carry
out an inspection in “due course”.
SHAKEN
Swim star
Sharron
Davies
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BIG WINNER Kieran Groom
Garage man
enjoys £100k
lucky brake
WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 ...and for some
a few too many
NEWCASTLE
Man gives his pal a lift over shoulder
SWANSEA
Flat-out partygoer gives night thumbs up
BY AMY-CLARE MARTIN
THESE revellers have no doubt
been nursing sore heads after
several toasts to the new year.
Festivities lasted well into yesterday morning, with paramedics on
standby on the busy night.
One partygoer had a lie-down
on the pavement in Swansea.
A woman in Birmingham took
a nap on a bollard. Another was
SALE Leopard headdress
Rorke’s Drift
Zulu weapons
to fetch £50k
BY JAMES PODESTA
A COLLECTION of Zulu
artefacts featuring weapons used in the battle of
Rorke’s Drift in 1879 is to
go on sale for £50,000.
It includes a rare Zulu
battleshield and a traditional leopard headdress.
Owner Michael Woodfield, 65, grew up near the
barracks in Warwick that
housed one of the units
which fought in the AngloZulu War.
He said: “As a boy my
father took me to see the
film Zulu and I was struck
by the bravery of the Zulu
warriors as well as the 24th
Regiment of Foot.”
Matthew Tredwen, of
C&T Auctioneers, Ashford,
Kent, said: “The defence of
the mission station at
Rorke’s Drift was one of the
most historic actions in
British military history.”
The sale is on January 9.
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A happy few beers
BY EMILIA BRUCE-WATT
A GARAGE worker whose
car broke down at Christmas has won two dream
cars and £20,000 cash.
Kieran Groom, 25, who
works at a Mercedes dealership, landed a £36,000
Mercedes A35 AMG and a
£52,000 Porsche Cayman S,
days after his 11-year-old
Ford Focus broke down.
After winning the Best of
the Best spot the ball
contest, he said: “I drive
Mercedes cars around the
forecourt every day, but I
never thought I’d own one.
“The A35 AMG is so new
we haven’t even had one in
at work yet. It’s crazy.”
He added: “I was visiting
dad on Christmas Day
when my car died. I didn’t
know how to replace it.”
Kieran, of Cambourne,
Cambs, is giving girlfriend
Jess the Merc and sharing
the cash with his mum.
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carried off on her pal’s shoulder in
Newcastle. Yet spirits were high in
Manchester and Blackpool, where a
punter had a wardrobe malfunction.
Revellers in Cardiff went for fancy
dress. But tempers flared between a
man and woman in Leeds.
Elsewhere, revellers hit out at cab
firm Uber for inflated New Year’s Eve
surge fares. Lucianne Soley claimed:
“Drivers cancelling trips tonight so
they can only accept trips within the
surge. Trips going from £12 to £106.”
Uber said: “The app uses dynamic
pricing to make sure people can
always get a car when they need it.
“When there aren’t enough available... fares automatically rise to encourage drivers to go to the busy area.
Users see an estimate in advance.”
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LEEDS
Evening ends in scuffle between pair
CARDIFF
MANCHESTER
BLACKPOOL
BIRMINGHAM
Crackers choice of fancy-dress outfits
Happy revellers welcome in New Year
Spirits – and outfits – riding high
Pal helps as woman slumps on bollard
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DAILY MIRROR WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019
Warning over
diabetes pill
SOME diabetes drugs may
raise the danger of heart
disease and strokes, a
study says.
Those with Type 2 on
sulfonylureas could be
36% more at risk than
those taking newer drugs
known as DPP-4 inhibitors,
the Northwestern University in Chicago found.
THE CRUELLEST SEA
PURR-FECT END
SICK cat Purcy, named after
his loud purring, has been
found five miles from owner
Helen Campion’s home in
Stockport after 11 months.
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STORY Daily Record report of the tragedy
Charles commemorates
shipwreck which killed 201
WWI survivors just 20 yards
from their home shore
READING Prince
Charles yesterday
in Stornoway
Starting this weekend...
never be forgotten.” Prince Charles left
PRINCE Charles has paid tribute to a wreath with a note: “In special rememFirst World War heroes who died brance of your service and sacrifice.”
He was also shown a new sculpture
when their boat home hit rocks just
depicting a coiled heaving line. It refers
20 yards from the shore.
to hero John Finlay Macleod, who swam
Of 283 passengers onboard HMY out with a rope to rescue 40 of the men.
Iolaire, 201 perished in the early hours
His great-great niece Lt Ross, 29, of
of New Year’s Day 100 years ago.
Great Bernera, said: “To do what he did
Marking the centenary on the Isle of at a time like that is pretty incredible.
Lewis yesterday, the Prince of Wales
“I’m so glad I could be here with the
gave a reading and met descendants.
Navy, but also with my great-aunt,
One, Lt Alison Ross of the Royal
standing shoulder to shoulder
Navy, said: “Every single village
with the community.”
on the Isle of Lewis was
Robert Mackinnon, 56,
affected by the disaster.”
laid a wreath on behalf of
The Iolaire had been
the coastguard and paid
making its final approach
tribute to his grandfather,
into Stornoway Harbour in
who was among survivors.
a strong gale when it is
He said his relative, who
believed the boat changed
he is named after, “secured a
course at the wrong point.
rope and, after all that, manWith the harbour lights
GESTURE Carnations in sea aged to walk 50 miles back
in sight, it struck the
to Harris, during the night,
Beasts of Holm rocks at full speed.
with sleet and howling gale”.
Only 82 of the men, who had been
More than 500 people took part in a
returning home from war, are believed simultaneous commemoration on a
to have survived when disaster struck ferry near where the Iolaire struck rocks.
at around 2am on January 1, 1919.
Schoolchildren onboard threw 201
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Stur- red carnations for victims into the sea.
geon, who took part in the memorial in The memorial ended with a diver taking
Stornoway, called it a tragedy “that a wreath to the site where the boat sank.
involved so many, so close to shore and,
mirrornews@mirror.co.uk
for most of the men, so close to home”.
@DailyMirror
She said: “The legacy of the Iolaire will
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Strictly’s AJ Pritchard says his
brother Curtis is his “real life
Superman” for saving him during
their nightclub attack. AJ says
the public support has been
“overwhelming”. Hope AJ and
Curtis keep their spirits flying high.
THE DIARY
Hubby’s snap decision
is saving Prue’s blushes
with Jessica Boulton
Aggie MacKenzie’s
bedroom tips used to be
about how best to
change a duvet.
But after ending her 10-year
romantic dry spell, the 63-year-old
How Clean is Your House star,
below, has been sharing some
very different advice.
“It was as if a rocket had gone off
in my head – and
my nether
regions!” she told
Reader’s Digest.
“I think it’s very
healthy to have a
good sexual
appetite.
“I feel sexy in a way I never did
in the past ... much more
experimental and liberated.
“And because I’ve been doing
yoga for 12 years, I’m very flexible
and fit.”
She might have a clean house, but
it sounds as if Aggie might have a
little bit of a dirty mind nowadays.
Love Is... a face tattoo.
Yes, recovering pop
brat Justin Bieber
has gone the full Mike
Tyson and had his face inked in
honour of wife
Hailey Baldwin.
The Sorry
singer has tiny,
fine writing
above his right
eye, so small no one can read it.
According to US reports, it
says “Grace” – which, of course,
is exactly the word that springs
to mind when you think of Bieber.
Mark Hamill’s
y
wife Marilou may
want to write the
e
note on their fridge door
again. Surely Luke Skywalker
always uses the Force?
Prue Leith has earned
herself a whole new
generation of fans since
joining The Great British
Bake Off.
Here’s a picture
to put you off
those Christmas
chocolates.
Yes, most of us have
been spending the
festive season watching
telly in our pyjamas and
scoffing mince pies.
But not so Rita Ora.
The Phoenix singer, 29,
celebrated New Year’s
Day yesterday by
posting this “little
bathroom selfie”.
And not content with
making the rest of us
feel like Waynetta
Slob, she captioned it:
“I think I need to
figure out my bra size.”
With shots like that,
no wonder she’s so Hot
Right Now.
IAN HYLAND
on last night’s telly
Luther, BBC1
★★★★
A
head of last night’s series five
launch, Idris Elba said that he
finds Luther quite disturbing
and we’d be more likely to find him
watching Shrek movies with his
young son instead.
Hardly the kind of response you’d
expect from a tough-guy actor who
But while her popularity with
millennials has risen faster than a
Victoria Sponge, it does mean there’s
one extra trifle she now has to deal with
– the dreaded selfie.
Luckily Prue, 78, has got the perfect
recipe to avoid being caught on camera
not looking her best – she gets her
professional photographer husband
John Playfair to take fans’ pics for them.
“My new husband, who I’ve only been
married to for two years, is the most
terrific photographer,” said Prue. “He
whips people’s
phone off them
and says, ‘I’ll
take
the
picture. That’s
my job.’ And it’s
very good,
because when
they do a selfie,
it’s up your
nostrils. You
look as if you’re
o n S ky p e .” SHARP FOCUS Prue
Leith and hubby John
Speaking to
BBC satellite radio, Prue then admitted:
“And I’m vain enough to want it to reappear on Twitter looking good, with my
book in front.”
Prue is naturally cautious of Twitter
after her infamous 2017 slip-up, when
she accidentally revealed the name of
the show winner, Sophie Faldo, before
the final aired.
Fortunately, she was tweeting responsibly last night as viewers tuned in to see
former contestants return to compete
in The Great New Year’s Bake Off in
which 2017 runner-up Steven CarterBailey beat 2016 winner Candice Brown.
has been hotly tipped to be the next
James Bond.
He knows when all the gory bits
are coming. He could just look away
when they arrive.
Then again, if he did that he’d
probably end up with a crick in his
neck because this latest series looks
like being every bit as grisly as the
previous ones.
The good news is after watching
this opener you can finally stop
killer had removed the victim’s eyes
having nightmares about that killer
and tongue, Luther’s new detective
who hid under beds in series three.
partner Catherine Halliday asked: “Is
The bad news is you’ll be having
this normal?”
them about a masked murderer who
Speaking of gallows humour,
sneaks up on his prey on the top
Luther’s special friend Alice Morgan
deck of the night bus instead.
(Ruth Wilson) is always good for a
To be fair Luther does also have its dark laugh or two.
fair share of what you
So it was great to have
might loosely call lighter
her back from the dead
moments.
and knocking on Luther’s
There was a great
door at the end of this
This series
knowing look last night
episode.
looks like
between Luther and his
I cannot wait to see
being every
boss Martin Schenk at a
what kind of mayhem she
bit as grisly as will wreak over the next
murder scene when,
previous ones three nights.
after noting that the
‘‘
The new year gave us
another stark reminder
of what America could
have had... and what they have.
First there was Hillary Clinton’s
New Year message:
“I’m grateful to
everyone who
brought light into
2018: organisers,
journalists,
candidates,
marchers, activists and voters.
Here’s to you.”
Then there were these oh-sopresidential words of wisdom from
Donald J Trump:
“HAPPY NEW YEAR TO
EVERYONE, INCLUDING
THE HATERS AND THE
FAKE NEWS MEDIA! 2019
WILL BE A FANTASTIC
YEAR FOR THOSE NOT
SUFFERING FROM TRUMP
DERANGEMENT
SYNDROME.”
Some critics might argue there
is only one person with that
particular ailment.
Phillip Schofield said
that I’m a national treasure.
I’ll take national treasure. I
feel like Uncle Bulgaria
from The Wombles.
Happy Mondays’ Shaun Ryder isn’t
feeling like one of the 24 Hour Party
People any more.
When Dire Straits star
Mark Knopfler meets
up with former Rolling
Stone Bill Wyman,
you’d expect rock ’n’ roll mayhem.
But Mark, 69, says nowadays
Bill, 82, likes to take photos of
“interesting old drain covers or
postboxes”. Mark added: “If you
saw us walking around Chelsea,
you’d think, ‘What are those two
daft old codgers doing?’.”
KILLER LOOK
Luther star Idris
Elba says the show
is even a bit too
disturbing for him
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AMAZING Shannon Lewis
Tragic crash
teen’s organs
help 5 others
BY LUCY THORNTON
A TEENAGER killed in a
road collision has changed
the lives of five people by
donating her organs.
Tragic Shannon Lewis,
18, died in hospital on
December 16, the day after
being hit by a car while
crossing the road.
Her mum Lisa Lewis
said: “Shan’s organs were
donated and have just had
a call saying she successfully helped five people...
we are all so proud of her.”
Police said Shannon was
struck by a VW Scirocco in
Doncaster, South Yorks,
close to the Yates’s bar
where she worked.
Colleagues said: “As a
team we are all numb at
the sudden loss of this
amazing, beautiful, fun
and bubbly girl.”
A campaign to give
Shannon a “good send off ”
has raised thousands.
After being
gunned down in
the last Peaky
Blinders series,
Tom Hardy
continues to be
typecast as a
TV hard man in
the second
series of gritty GRUNTS Hardy back
as dark Delaney
drama Taboo.
As James
Keziah Delaney, Tom mainly
interprets Peaky writer Steven
Knight’s script with a series of
grunts, but he looks damn good.
This season promises to be darker
and dirtier than the first as the
devilish Delaney and his league of
the damned arrive in the New World.
Rail users fall
in Loaf with a
lonely station
SISTER ACT New
boss Mildred, centre,
with Frances & Hilda
REHAB
Nurse Trixie
is returning
PROVING you can never have too many baby
storylines in a prime time family show, Call
The Midwife is back for an eighth series.
The good news is Nurse Trixie Franklin
(Helen George) is back after six months in
rehab and the cooking sherry is again safe
in Nonnatus House. The bad news is Sister
Mildred (Miriam Margolyes) is the new
Mother Superior and will probably drive
everyone else to drink.
LIAR ITV
MAXINE Peake plays another gritty
northern character – Anne Williams,
whose teenage son Kevin died in the
1989 Hillsborough disaster.
This real-life four-parter, written by
novelist Kevin Sampson, tells the story
of Anne’s decades-long fight for
justice for all 96 victims.
Brought to you by the team behind
Line of Duty and Bodyguard, Anne is
sure to be a powerhouse of a drama.
CAMPAIGNER
Peake as Anne
BY IAN CAMERON
AN ISOLATED rail station
has seen a surge in visitors
since being named one of
Britain’s quietest stops.
Just 228 passengers a
year would use the remote
Sugar Loaf station.
But in the past 12
months numbers have
rocketed to 1,824 at the
single-track, request stop.
The 150-year-old Heart
of Wales line halt, near
Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, has no ticket
machine or mobile signal.
Station volunteer Peter
Joyce, 70, said: “We’ve had
people from the USA
because they’ve seen Sugar
Loaf station in books
because it so unused.
“A man made a 12-hour
round trip from London to
get a Sugar Loaf ticket .”
Eight trains a day on the
Swansea to Shrewsbury
line run through it.
Olivia Colman as the Queen,
with co-star Tobias Menzies
The AC-12 gang is back exposing bent
coppers and institutionalised
cover-ups mainly, it seems, among its
own anti-corruption team.
DS Fleming (Vicky McClure) and DS
Arnott (Martin
Compston) bid to
crack high-level
wrongdoings
among its own
officers, maybe
even the top
man. It would be
no shock if they
nicked Santa as a
tax cheat and the
Tooth Fairy for
handling
stolen
ON CASE McClure in AC-12
goods.
CALL
CALL TTHE
HE M
MIDWIFE
IDWIFE BBC1
ANNE ITV
HIT TRACK Sugar Loaf halt
TV ROYALTY
LINE OF DUTY BBC1
CLEANING UP ITV
Sheridan Smith could sweep up
a few awards with her role here,
playing single mum Sam, an
office cleaner with serious
gambling debts.
During one night shift, Sam
overhears dodgy stock market
trader Blake (Ben Bailey Smith)
secretly plotting some insider
trading – buying stocks and
shares for personal gain using his
access to confidential
information.
Sam thinks this could be the
answer to all her problems and so
she hatches an elaborate plan
with friend and co-worker Jess
(Jade Anouka) in order to get a
piece of the action.
But will their gamble pay off?
TENSE
Laura and
Andrew
IT started as a
friendly date
and turned
into the
murder of
evil serial
rapist
Andrew. But
the murderer’s
identity is still a
mystery. Both Laura
(Joanne Froggatt) and Andrew (Ioan
Gruffudd) are back for series 2.
More lies are promised and, more
to the point, what happened to
Andrew in those missing three weeks
before he was found dead.
It’s all linked to the cliffhanger of
the first series. Prepare to be hooked
to the compelling plot all over again.
DIRTY MONEY
Smith plays
hard-up cleaner
Jewels
WAR OF THE WORLDS BBC1
The first time the famous HG Wells’
sci-fi story of Martians landing on earth
was broadcast, some wireless listeners
thought the world was actually ending.
Eighty years on, the BBC’s new
adaptation is unlikely to cause mass
panic, but there’s still plenty of
excitement with Eleanor Tomlinson,
Rafe Spall, Robert Carlyle and Rupert
Graves starring in the new three-part
mini series set in London and Surrey in
the Edwardian era.
Written for TV by Doctor Who’s
Peter Harness, it portrays the conflict
between mankind and extraterrestrials
called the Tripods.
Rock fans will be transported back
to the Jeff Wayne’s 1978 musical
version, which featured vocals by The
Moody Blues singer Justin Hayward.
STAR QUALITY
Tomlinson and
Spall in big roles
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WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 POLDARK BBC1
THE WIDOW ITV and AMAZON
AZ
ZON PRIME
PRIME
The fifth and final scythe fiction
series full of tricorn totty and
heaving bosoms will be back to
tickle the fancy of Sunday
evening viewers. After the death
of Elizabeth Warleggan, Ross
Poldark (Aidan Turner) resolves to
put Westminster behind him and
spend more time with the
people he loves.
So, 190 days, 3 hours
and 24 minutes before
the smouldering pin-up
PIN UP Ross
Poldark gets too big for
aims to be with
his britches again.
loved ones more
Having escaped from all that black
rubber in the Underworld
franchise, Kate Beckinsale plays
Georgia Wells in this promising
new series from Harry and Jack
Williams, the brothers behind The
Missing, One Of Us and Liar.
Haunted by the past and
grieving for the husband she lost
in a plane crash over the Congo,
we follow Georgia as she is pulled
back from self-imposed exile
three years later and made to go
to Kinshasa to uncover the truth
SECRETS OF PAST
of her husband’s disappearance.
Kate Beckinsale
GAME OF THRONES SKY ATLANTIC
FINALE
Daenerys
with Jon
Snow
THE CROWN NETFLIX
Broadchurch star Olivia
Colman takes over from Claire
Foy to play our monarch in the new
series covering 1964 to 1970.
While Tobias Menzies replaces Matt
Smith’s frustrated Prince Philip, this part of the
royal biopic covers the time when future It’s A
Knockout star Prince Edward is born, and
Charles gets the key of the door for his 21st
birthday... to Caernarfon Castle when he’s
invested as The Prince of Wales.
But if he thinks the crown is within
his grasp, little does he know he’s
about to become the longest
serving Prince of Wales in
history.
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PEAKY BLINDERS BBC1
The cult 1920s drama goes up in the
world – both as the new series moves
to mainstream BBC1 and gorgeous
gangster Tommy Shelby (Cillian
Murphy) becomes an MP as
the clan expand their
power base further.
Tommy came from
humble beginnings so
will feel at home
among cut-throats in
his Birmingham
constituency – and in
BRUM PUNCH
the Houses of
Cillian Murphy
as gang leader
Parliament.
Jon Snow and mother of dragons
Daenerys Targaryen join forces
with that old dragon, Cersei
Lannister, in season eight to
defeat the Night King.
Unlike Brexit, the show
comes to an end in April,
over six episodes.
With as many coup bids
as Theresa May, there are
many plot theories. But as
Cersei says, “When you
play the game of thrones you
win or die. There’s no middle
ground.” Worth taking note, PM?
BAPTISTE BBC1
The Missing’s Julien Baptiste is
returning for his own spin-off
series, starring Tcheky Karyo as
the acclaimed French
investigator.
And, if you haven’t seen
original, the new series can be
watched as a standalone show.
Also starring Tom Hollander
and Barbara Sarafian, the new
drama exposes the seedy
underbelly of Amsterdam.
Start growing your fingernails
so you have something to gnaw
when it starts later this year.
STRANGER THINGS
HIINGS NETFLIX
NETFLIX
The third series
promises to be
the best yet, with
the full cast of
kids back in
Hawkins, Indiana,
NEW MISSION
– plus newcomer
Hawkins kids
Robin, played by
are back again
Maya ThurmanHawke – Uma and
Ethan’s child. Set in 1985, a year on from last season, Robin
discovers a dark secret and Lucas’s little sister Erica embarks
on a wild mission to save Hawkins from a dangerous and
unexpected new threat. All this and as many retro fashions
and hairstyles as you can squeeze into a parallel universe.
in the TV crown
Drama gems to
keep us gripped
BY SIOBHAN McNALLY
POLDARK is back with his
scythe and psycho Villanelle is
still trying to kill Eve.
Detective Julien Baptiste has
solved The Missing mysteries and is
going it alone, while the Martians
will be waging war on the world.
And millions will be glued to it all.
Here we take a look at the must-see
TV dramas of 2019.
siobhan.mcnally@mirror.co.uk
@mcnally_siobhan
TOMORROW: THE BEST FILMS 2019
GENTLEMAN JACK BBC1
Doctor Foster star Suranne Jones
undergoes a remarkable
transformation in her latest TV role,
playing one of the most formidable
women of the 19th century.
Anne Lister was a well-off Yorkshire
landowner who famously kept a diary
documenting her lesbian relationship
and efforts to transform the fate of her
faded ancestral home.
The diary was written in code that
was only deciphered in the 1980s.
Famed for wearing men’s clothing
and with a passion for shooting and
hunting, Anne was nicknamed
Gentleman Jack by her fellow
Halifax residents and is often
hailed the “first modern
JACK THE
lesbian” for her openly
LADY Suranne
Jones stars
lesbian lifestyle.
SUSPENSE Karyo
gets his own show
KILLING EVE BBC1
Last year’s stand out hit show about
psychopathic female assassin
Villanelle (Jodie Comer) being
pursued by MI5 pencil-pusher
Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh)
returns this spring to
continue where it left off.
Having stabbed Villanelle
just as they were about to
kiss, super-sleuth Eve’s job
is made a bit easier with a
trail of blood to follow.
But while the two of them
continue their girl crush to
the death, Eve’s inappropriate
boss Carolyn Martens (Fiona
Shaw) continues to undermine
Russian intelligence with more
tricks up her sleeve – or up her skirt,
as it turns out.
DEADLY Comer
as Villanelle and
Oh as Eve
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WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Cook Betty Turpin,
actress Betty Driver,
with a plate of hotpot
Corrie legend ‘saw UFO over Didsbury’
BY JOHN JEFFAY
CORRIE’S hotpot queen Betty
Driver claimed she had two close
encounters with flying saucers.
Fearing ridicule, the star who played
Rovers cook Betty Turpin mentioned it
to nobody – except a UFO expert.
She said a ball of light hovered near
the house she shared with sister Freda
in Didsbury, Manchester, in 1977.
Freda saw it first then Betty, who
starred in Corrie for 42 years, watched
as the UFO “shot up” into the sky.
Freda told John Hanson, a UFO
hunter and ex-CID officer: “I saw this
large circular yellow ‘ball of light’.
“It had a slightly misty halo around
it. After about 15 minutes I summoned
up the courage to venture outside. As
soon as our three boxer dogs saw the
UFO they ran back inside and hid
under the table. We began to feel frightened and went back inside the house.
“After five minutes or so it shot up
into the sky and disappeared.”
In 1978 the sisters said they saw
another strange object, near Ellesmere
Port, Cheshire. They claimed the UFO
followed their car for 20 miles.
Mr Hanson has published their
accounts in his book Haunted Skies:
The Encyclopaedia of British UFOs.
He said: “Freda and Betty decided to
keep quiet, fearing ridicule.”
A week after he sent Betty a copy of
the book in 2011, she died aged 91.
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Fish and chips top fat league
BRITAIN leads the fat league for
traditional dishes, with fish and chips
found to be the most calorie and fatladen, a study of 30 national cuisines says.
The average fish and chip meal
contains 802 calories and 50g of fat.
It was followed by Aussie meat pie
which has 715 calories and 20g fat.
Scottish haggis is much healthier, at only
210 calories and 11g fat.
Holland’s stamppot – mashed potatoes
with vegetables – was the healthiest at
143 calories and 1g fat. according to the
study by travel firm Bolsover Cruise Club.
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EXCLUSIVE
BY LAURA CONNOR
STARING into the mirror of the
changing rooms on a rare clothes
shopping trip with her mum in
the summer of 2017, Lucie Hadley
burst into tears.
She was just 19, struggling to fit into
a size 24 and already feeling like she’d
wasted her young life.
At 19st 3lbs, she weighed the same as
her age – and didn’t have the confidence
to do anything her fellow teenagers
were doing.
She’d pulled out of girls’ holidays,
stopped going on nights out and was
even embarrassed to hold her boyfriend
Sam’s hand in public.
But now all that has changed –
because Lucie is literally less than half
the woman she used to be.
Now a trim 9st 1lb, she loves nothing
more than dressing her tiny size 8-10
frame in slinky dresses.
And last summer she wore a bikini
for the first time in her life on a
Spanish holiday.
“I have lost 10st 2lbs and feel like a
completely new woman,” says Lucie,
now 21. “I missed out on all the fun and
excitement my teenage years should
have been – going on nights out and on
holiday – because of my weight.
“So I didn’t want to ruin my adult life
by being obese.”
Lucie, a teaching assistant for special
needs children, realised just how awful
her life had become shortly before her
20th birthday in August 2017.
THEN 19st Lucie
couldn’t face
going shopping
for clothes
ASHAMED
She had been living as a recluse,
scoffing her favourite junk food because
she felt too ashamed to go out.
Her friends started asking what she
wanted to do to celebrate her birthday
– and she realised the answer
was nothing.
“Finding something to wear, then
getting the confidence to go out, and
then hearing remarks from people when
I finally plucked up the courage to go
out was too much,” says Lucie.
“Strangers would make comments
about what clothes I was wearing
and how they didn’t suit me and
weren’t flattering.
“My friends eventually stopped asking
me to go out with them because I would
always just say no or come
up with an excuse.
“From the age of 17 to 19
I practically didn’t go out at
I was 19st
all and I rarely went clothes
and missed
shopping. I had lost all of
those years. I didn’t have any
out on all
life experience.”
the fun my
Lucie’s weight had started
to creep up throughout her
teens
teenage years after she was
should
diagnosed with asthma.
his walking pace. “Sam
h
It fuelled her appetite and
have been hhas been through this
she remembers losing all
w
whole process with me
self-control. “Food was like
a
and
it just means so
a blanket for me, a comfort,”
much to me now that he can be proud
she says. “It never let me down. When- of me as his girlfriend,” she smiles.
ever anything went wrong, food was
Now, over the space of 14 months,
always there for me.
Lucie has done everything she has
“The times when I did go shopping always dreamed of.
and couldn’t fit in anything, I would go
Not only has she been on holiday
to McDonald’s afterwards because I with Sam’s family, she loves going to
would feel upset, and then the whole adventure parks, no longer worried
vicious cycle would start again. ”
she won’t be able to get involved in all
Lucie, who is 5ft 7ins tall, didn’t even the activities.
have the self-confidence to meet her
Sam’s friends even joke that he’s got
boyfriend Sam’s friends and family.
a new girlfriend.
They stopped holding hands in public
“It feels like we’re in a new relationbecause Lucie struggled to keep up with ship, like our relationship is just
Height: 5ft 7
in
Starting weig
ht
Weight now: : 19st 3lb
Weight lost: 19st 1lb
Dress size be 0st 2lb
Dress size no fore: 24
w: 8-10
starting now – it’s so great,” she says.
One of her biggest inspirations to lose
weight and change her life was her
mum Catrina’s own successful weight
loss at Slimming World.
She had shed three and a half stone
and eventually managed to persuade
Lucie to join a local group.
Within her first week at the Paston
and Gunthorpe club in Peterborough,
Cambs, Lucie had lost five pounds and
was over the moon.
“I was clearly the youngest person
there,” she recalls. “I was terrified
walking through the doors, but my
mum was with me every step of
the way. I was just so embarrassed
that I was so young and I had let
I was too
ashamed
to go out
Now I’ve
lost 10st
and my l
has begu
myself get that big. It was so upsetting
to get on those scales and see how
heavy I actually was.
“But everyone was so friendly and
put me at ease straight away.”
GOAL
As her self-confidence rose, her
weight went down. Her original goal
was to lose six stone, but then when
she had shed that she aimed for eight,
and then she just kept on going.
“I found myself thinking, ‘Oh, this
really isn’t too bad’
“Slimming World taught me how to
adapt some of my favourite meals,
such as fry-ups, burgers and fish and
chips, meaning I could still eat them
– so it didn’t really feel like a diet at
all. It didn’t feel like I was missing out
on anything.”
That’s one of the reasons Lucie has
found it so easy to avoid falling off the
wagon, even at Christmas time, by
opting for healthy versions of her
favourite festive treats.
She’s also taken up exercise, which
has been another learning curve.
“I didn’t exercise at all throughout
my weight loss, and my excess skin
really hindered me going to the gym
as I got a lot of sores,” she explains.
“So me and Sam go on lots of walks
to improve my fitness levels.
“Generally, I can just be more active
in my day-to-day life now. I don’t get
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1 Nocturnal New World
3 Town in County
bird such as the least —
Armagh, Northern
or sand-coloured — (9)
Ireland, on the
River Bann (9)
2 Secular holiday that
usually falls on 26
8 City and state capital
December (6,3)
of Perak, Malaysia (4)
4 Margaret —, 2004
9 Rite of sprinkling holy
London Marathon
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elite race winner (5)
of the Mass in the
Catholic Church (8)
5 1902 novella by
Joseph Conrad
10 Arthur —,
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Bedfordshire-born
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6 See 15 Across
The Moneychangers (6) 7 Watery liquid that
13 William —, Conservative
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Party leader
the curd when milk
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is clotted (4)
14 French dramatist
11 1651 work by
whose real name
English philosopher
was Jean-Baptiste
Thomas Hobbes (9)
Poquelin (7)
12 Scottish village on
15 and 6 Down British
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whose arch-enemy
David Dale and
was The Mekon (3,4)
Robert Owen (3,6)
16 Edith —, author
14 See 19 Down
of novels The Age
15 North American
of Innocence and
plant with bell-shaped
The House of Mirth (7)
flowers such as
17 Airy spirit in William
spreading — (7)
Shakespeare play
18 Area of land
The Tempest (5)
used to support
21 Val —, Yalta-born
a parish priest (5)
producer of films I
19 and 14 1986
Walked with a Zombie
romcom starring
and Cat People (6)
C Thomas Howell and
22 Textile town in Greater
Rae Dawn Chong (4,3)
Manchester; birthplace 20 English musical
of the Co-operative
duo formed by
Movement (8)
George Michael
23 Jamie —, actor
and Andrew Ridgeley
who played Corporal
in 1981 (4)
Klinger in US television
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24 Otto —, orchestral
conductor; composer
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4 Figure it’s broken (4)
6 Produced servant,
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8 Cease sending post (4)
11 Brought up key colour (4)
13 List with space
is justifiable (7)
14 One worked for period (3)
16 Keen to agree to change (5)
18 Organised sound puts
volume back in charge (5)
21 Painting of them Urals (5)
22 Reappear concerning dog (5)
24 You and I have time to get
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25 Cleric loses one of his
buildings (7)
28 Small cover moved
smoothly (4)
30 Pleased with simplicity (4)
31 A novel once more (4)
32 Action works both ways (4)
33 Maintain part of castle (4)
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DOWN
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8 Having
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9 Ominous (8)
10 Small (6)
13 Female
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14 Pagan (7)
15 Summer
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21 Glittering
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22 No longer in use (8)
23 Net (4)
24 Food fish (5,4)
1 Electrical
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2 Incessant (9)
4 On the
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5 Cafeteria (7)
6 Clenched
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7 Spool (4)
11 Choirboy (9)
12 Sick (9)
14 Possesses (3)
15 Hand digits (7)
18 Thieve (5)
19 Woodwind
instrument (4)
20 By oneself, alone (4)
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Sustainable (7)
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Enthusiastic (5)
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Wall
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22 Happen
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24 Moist (3)
25 Large church (7)
28 Skidded (4)
30 Relax (4)
31 Again (4)
32 Document (4)
33 Retain (4)
Majority (4)
Predator (4)
Myth (5)
Honey maker (3)
Urban area (4)
Reverie (5)
Term of office (6)
Sudden terror (5)
Ruminant
mammal (4)
15 Gives a
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17 Likeness (5)
19 Groups (4)
20 Spice (5)
23 Horseman (5)
24 Irate (4)
26 Domesticated (4)
27 Harvest (4)
29 Boy (3)
Tom’s broken more than half (4)
Creature of pride (4)
Loud, competent story (5)
Insect of character, say (3)
Won’t change address (4)
Imagine tot with energy (5)
Occupation of space
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10 Terrible pain causes
constant alarm (5)
12 Buck sounds expensive (4)
15 Speaks about a store (6)
17 Heard chaps’ appearance (5)
19 Prepares collections (4)
20 Copper has time for
flavouring (5)
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24 Furious wife flipped lid (4)
26 Feeble meat recipe (4)
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2
3
BOX1: Emil
Hermann Fischer
is known for his
work in which field?
Physics (E)
Chemistry (T)
Engineering (R)
BOX2: The
fictional superhero
Wolverine is a
member of
which group?
X-Men (H)
Fantastic Four (T)
Guardians of the
Galaxy (Y)
BOX3: Where
would you find
the benthos?
Forest (A)
Outer space (P)
Seabed (E)
4
5
6
BOX4: How
many sets of
chromosomes
do diploid
cells contain?
Two (R)
Three (C)
Four (Q)
BOX5: Sanskrit
is the primary
holy language of
which religion?
Sikhism (D)
Hinduism (U)
Judaism (M)
BOX6: Tournedos
are thick round
slices of
which food?
Cheese (N)
Chicken (I)
Beef (T)
7
8
9
10
BOX7: Who was
the first American
president to be
assassinated?
Abraham Lincoln (J)
Andrew Jackson (B)
James A Garfield (A)
BOX8: Which band
was named after
Marilyn Monroe’s
last finished film?
Misfits (O)
The Kinks (K)
Bright Eyes (F)
BOX9: Which 2014
film about the
National Union of
Mineworkers stars
Bill Nighy (pictured)?
The Guest (P)
Pride (L)
Tracks (W)
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BOX10: Foxfire
is the name used
to describe the
light given off
by what?
Fungi (L)
Fireflies (S)
Glow worms (V)
Bill Nighy
picture
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ABC DEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Z
Just a
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Z
Which one of our four
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HIGHBINDER
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EASY SU-DOKU
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The rules for Su-doku couldn’t be easier.
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contains all the numbers 1 to 9.
The rules for Su-doku are easy, but this one’s
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20/20
Brickwork
Two letters have
already been placed in
this grid. Now enter
the other 18 given
letters to form a
rectangle of words,
four reading across
and five reading down.
Each of the letters
must take its place in
the column or row
against which it
appears. So the letter
D may only appear in
the first column, and
the letter T only in the
fourth row.
Enter the solutions to the
clues in their numbered
layers of the wall.
Each word must be an
anagram of its neighbours,
plus or minus one letter.
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Servitude
Formal tray
Intense beam of light
Actual
Organ of hearing
Evaluate
Vital organ
Unrefined, unpretentious
Cause to take on water
Hide’n’seek wordsearch
YESTERDAY’S SOLUTIONS
Share some time with the one you love with these words linked to having
a romantic evening in. Something that can ruin the mood is spelt out at
the end.
QUIZWORD
ACROSS
CROSSWORD
ACROSS
6. Island Of Lost
8. The Bill
9. Prune
10. Elia
12. Yentob
14. Cedar
15. Oberon
16. Reid
19. Dakar
21. Kildare
22. The Good Thief
6. Hippopotamus
8. Licence
9. Gruel
10. Norm
12. Nimbus
14. Haven
15. Lesson
16. Hops
19. Onset
21. Paprika
22. Raggle-taggle
DOWN
DOWN
1. Ilmenite
2. Anvil
3. Souls
4. Flipper
5. Esau
6. In The Woods
7. Red Badge Of
11. Ken
12. Yak
13. The Cabin
14. Courage
17. Akron
18. Ilott
20. Kohl
1. Spectres
2. Round
3. Power
4. Bargain
5. Tutu
6. Half-nelson
7. Close shave
11. Dan
12. Net
13. Bookings
14. Hostage
17. Speed
18. Speak
20. Seat
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OLIVES
OYSTERS
PRESENT
RED ROSE
RELAX
The 2018 Bingo game
has now ended. Your
new 2019 Bingo game
will commence on
Monday January 14 2019.
To find out how to order
your new Bingo card,
pick up the Daily Mirror
tomorrow for details.
Solutions in tomorrow’s
Daily Mirror
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APERITIF
APHRODISIAC
ATMOSPHERE
BUBBLE
(BATH)
CAVIAR
CHEESE /
BOARD
CLASSICAL /
MUSIC
COFFEE
FEED
(EACH OTHER)
GENTLE
GRIN
HAPPY
HOLD / HANDS
(KIDS) IN BED
JOSS STICKS
LAUGH
LIGHT /
CANDLES
LINGERIE
LOG FIRE
MAIN COURSE
Double Play
Bingo
ROMANTIC
FILM
SMOOCH
TALK
(TWINKLE IN)
THE EYE
UNPLUG
(PHONE)
WINE
Words separated by
an oblique line are to
be found separately
and words in brackets
are not in the grid.
TWO-SPEED
COFFEEBREAK
ACROSS: 1. Shrimp, 4. Star, 7. Rear,
8. Attire, 9. Form, 10. Step, 12. Nose,
14. Inn, 16. Bye, 17. Ally, 20. File,
23. Ajar, 24. Grouse, 25. Coda,
26. Then, 27. Ladder.
DOWN: 1. Sharp, 2. Rate, 3. Press,
4. Safe, 5. Tropic, 6. Roman, 11. Teal,
13. Oval, 15. Deface, 16. Blast,
18. Legal, 19. Spear, 21. Iron,
22. Fund.
30-SEC BRAIN
TEASER
Beginner 1
Intermediate 53
Genius 42
EASY SU-DOKU
SU-DOKU TOUGHIE
KILLER SU-DOKU
HITOSHII
NAME GAME
MIRRORGRAM
ADAM GARCIA
1M, 2A, 3D, 4I, 5A, 6C,
7G, 8A, 9R, 10A.
FIVERS
HIDE’N’SEEK
WORDSEARCH
Reading across
Sinew, Lemon, Ochre.
Reading down
Salvo, Nymph, Wince.
CODEBREAKER
PICTURE POINTER
He consulted real
witches about the spells
JUST A
BIT OF FUN
4 Large whale with a
large head that has
a section in it which
contains oil
BRICKWORK
1 Curator, 2 Carrot,
3 Actor, 4 Cart,
5 Rat, 6 Tear, 7 Taper,
8 Repast, 9 Pasture.
RESOLUTION
SPEEDBREAKER
SOLUTION
SAT 29 DECEMBER
ACROSS: Until, Fjord,
Clamped, Macho, Dab,
Sat, Pail, Bush, Die,
Aim, Rigs, View, Boo,
Bee, Laity, Average,
Seven, Hyped.
DOWN: Act, Oddball,
Neap, Peroxide,
Implying, Byre, Eddy,
Zeal, Jamb, Uniquely,
Rickshaw, Dale,
Costume, Wet.
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CARTOONS
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Libra
Sept 24–Oct 23
Hard work and tenacity will
bring benefits. You’ve always had a
competitive streak which makes it
fun for you to accept new
challenges. Your likelihood of
success is high because you’re
willing to make personal sacrifices
to outperform the competition. All
this effort will soon pay off.
Spending quality time with
an older relative will be comforting.
You may be asked to manage their
affairs. It can be frustrating when
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educational or cultural institution
with pleasant colleagues. A regular
pay cheque will allow you to pursue
your creative and artistic dreams.
Finding a job you enjoy without
having to worry about making ends
meet will be an answer to a prayer.
Scorpio
Oct 24 – Nov 22
With the festivities now over
you will feel better when your
surroundings are tidy and pristine
and when you are back in your
usual routine. Tidy up and clear out
the clutter. It will be a relief to have
more space. Fresh flowers or
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Discussing finances and
shared commitments is important.
If you aren’t happy with things,
leaving things unsaid will create
resentment. Keeping bank
accounts strictly separate will give
you more control over your money.
If you’re worried about your future
security, get an insurance policy.
Try not to fall victim to a sob
story. It’s especially important to
refuse to give a friend or loved one
a loan when you know it won’t ever
be repaid. If you don’t look after
your financial interests, no one else
will. Start saving up for a car,
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Capricorn Dec 22 –Jan 20
Healthy relationships
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Someone is abusing their position
and you’re growing tired of being
at their beck and call. Refuse to do
anything that falls outside of the
confines of your job description
and if you have to file an official
complaint, so be it.
Don’t give up when faced
with adversity. The most successful
people persevere and find ways
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taking regular exercise and eating
healthier food. You’ll have to resist
temptation and don’t be in a rush
to see results. Remember that a
fitness programme requires
willpower and dedication. Keep
your eye on the prize.
Aquarius Jan 21 – Feb 19
The prospect of spending
time alone fills you with relief.
Solitary pursuits can be
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Communing with nature will help
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Making a public appearance
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celebrate once it’s over. Take pains
with your appearance. If you look
sophisticated and professional,
other people will treat you
accordingly. If you’re making a
presentation, you’ll make a
wonderful impression.
Organising a fundraiser will
not be the enormous challenge you
imagine it to be. People will respect
your creative ideas. Tap into your
social network for supporters. Use
social media to spread the word
about a worthy cause. You feel a
strong kinship with people who
share your humanitarian ideals.
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Chicken noodle soup
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900ml chicken or
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1 boneless, skinless chicken
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1 tsp fresh root ginger,
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1 garlic clove, finely chopped
50g rice or wheat noodles
2 tbsp sweetcorn, canned
or frozen
2-3 mushrooms, thinly
sliced
2 spring onions, shredded
2 tsp soy sauce, plus extra
for serving
mint or basil leaves and a
little shredded chilli
(optional), to serve
1
Pour the chicken or
vegetable stock into a pan
and add the chicken breast,
chopped root ginger and
garlic clove.
2
Bring to the boil,
then reduce the
PREP: 10 MINS
heat, partly cover
COOK:
30 MINS
and simmer for 20
SERVES 2
mins, until the chicken
is tender.
Remove the chicken to
a board and shred into
bitesize pieces using a couple
of forks.
Return the chicken to the
stock with the rice or
wheat noodles, sweetcorn,
thinly sliced mushrooms,
shredded spring onion and
soy sauce.
Simmer for 3-4 mins until
the noodles are tender.
Ladle into two bowls and
scatter over the
remaining shredded spring
onion, mint or basil leaves
and shredded chilli if using.
Serve with extra soy sauce
for sprinkling.
3
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NOW ‘I can’t
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far I’ve come’
says 10st
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BEFORE
Breakfast: McDonald’s
or a fry-up
Lunch: Two supermarket
meal deals with two
sandwiches, two packets
of crisps and two full-fat
Cokes or energy drinks
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Chinese takeaway
Snacks: Pork pies,
sausage rolls, savoury
mini eggs, chocolate,
swee
sweets
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HER ME
AFTER
Breakfast: Weetabix
with strawberries and
a banana
Lunch: Homemade
pasta salad
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lasagne or Americanstyle burgers and chips
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fruit, ham slices,
vegetable sticks
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SQUARE
EYES
with Nicola Methven & Mark Jefferies
Em’s Brex role
This is Emma Thompson as
a celebrity turned politician
in Years and Years on BBC.
Described as a “unique
and ambitious drama”, it
follows one family as Britain
is rocked by economic and
political turbulence.
Celebrity leaders, national
turmoil? Sounds familiar...
Gone the buses
a bus, which is quite fun. Someone is
murdered on the bus and there were only
four other people on there. So which one
of them did it... without anyone seeing?
“It is very plausible that one, as you can
imagine.” Ardal returns for the eighth
series, filmed on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe,
as detective DI Jack Mooney.
He will be without Strictly
star Danny John-Jules, who
left last season, but welcomes
newcomer Shyko Amos as
officer Ruby Patterson.
‘ARD TO BELIEVE
The new series starts on
Star Ardal O’Hanlon
January 10 at 9pm on BBC1.
Given the disproportionate
number of killings on the
tiny fictional island of Saint
Marie, you need to suspend a
lot of disbelief to watch
Death In Paradise.
But star Ardal O’Hanlon says
the opening episode of the new
series is even less plausible than
the rest of the BBC show’s plots.
With a grin, he told us: “There
will be the occasional murder in
the series. I specialise in murder.
“There is one that happens on
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believe how far I have come,” she says.
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all this fat would just disappear’.
“And I look in the mirror now, and it
has all disappeared. My target now is
just to enjoy life – and make more
crazy memories.”
laura.connor@mirror.co.uk
@ljconnorjourno
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Jason Gardiner as
judge on ITV show
Jason explains his
skate expectations
Dancing On Ice judge Jason Gardiner has
admitted he will “lose interest” in some
contestants within a couple of weeks.
The star of the ITV programme said: “In
show one and two, I am not expecting
great performances. But what I am looking
for is that essence of somebody that is
fierce and that has the potential to grow.
“That is somebody that is working hard,
they’ve got the dedication and they’ve got
the commitment and the application.
“If I don’t see those, then you don’t pull
me in. People with bad attitudes or trying
to make up excuses as to why they’re not
very good – that’s when I lose interest.”
Olly Murs says he found the blind
auditions on The Voice more tricky
second time around.
Ahead of the new
series starting on
Saturday, he said: “The
coaches were a little bit
easier on me last year.
“This year they came
out hard and I had to
think on my feet. I had some really big
battles with Will.
“He was mind gaming me but there’s
no malice. It’s all great fun.”
JULY 4
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Things will return for a third series
then. The show’s poster says ‘One
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Britain’s most straight-talking problem page
Dear Coleen
I have been dating my boyfriend for
a month, although we’d known each
other as kids, crossing paths again
13 years later.
When we got together we agreed
to be honest and tell each other
everything. However, recently we
got into an argument because I
confronted him over something
stupid, which he denied, but later
admitted was true.
I have trust issues because of
what I’ve experienced in a previous
relationship, so I’m very
disappointed and I’m having doubts
about him. I feel as if the trust has
been broken now.
What should I do? We’re not
speaking, even though I sent a
message apologising for the way I
reacted, but he hasn’t responded.
Coleen says
It sounds as if you think you may
have overreacted because of what
you’ve been through in the past.
It’s important to learn from
those experiences and grow, and
not to let them destroy the
potential for great relationships in
the future. He’s not your ex and it’s
unfair to expect he’s going to
behave in the same way.
You’ve only been dating for a
month – it’s very early days – and
you’ve got off to a rocky start. If
you really like this guy and think
you could have a future together,
then maybe put what happened
into context for him.
Explain why you reacted the way
you did and why his lying – even
over something stupid – set alarm
bells ringing. But if you do decide
to make another go of it, don’t
keep comparing him to your ex. If
you’re suspicious of his every
move, he’s going to want to escape.
I feel so stupid for getting
close to married woman
Dear Coleen
Coleen says
I’m a man in my 60s and have been
widowed for some years. About a year
ago, I met a woman on a dog walk and
we got along like a house on fire. We
started meeting up to walk our dogs
and became really close.
She confided in me that her
marriage had been rocky for years and
they didn’t sleep together any more.
She led me to believe it was just a
matter of time before they split up, but
that it wouldn’t be easy as they’d been
together for 40 years and had a grownup family and grandchildren.
Eventually we kissed and told each
other we wanted to be together. Then
one day she told me she was having
doubts after having a heart-to-heart
with her husband who told her he’d do
anything to make her happy and work
on their marriage. She still wanted to
meet up for dog walks, but I said no as
it would be too painful for me.
I know I did the right thing, but I
really thought we could be together. I
feel so stupid for falling for a married
woman at my age. Can you help?
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She still wanted
to meet on walks
but I told her no
I’d like to comment on
the letter from the lady
who had a failed IVF
just before Christmas (Dear
Coleen, Dec 21).
One Christmas, I
mentioned to my daughter
that I’d love grandkids, but
didn’t realise that she and
her partner had been trying
for several years without
success. They were referred
for IVF and, after three
attempts, they are now
blessed with twins (a boy
and a girl). So don’t give up
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Heartbreak doesn’t discriminate when
it comes to age and you mustn’t feel
stupid. When you fall in love with
someone those feelings are very
powerful and logic, common sense and
the benefit of years of experience tend
to go out of the window. So don’t be
too hard on yourself.
I’m sure she had very strong feelings
for you, but 40 years is a lot to throw
away and perhaps when it came to it,
she realised what she had to lose. It takes time to get over heartbreak
– it’s a loss and it will leave a gaping
hole for a while. You absolutely did the
right thing by not agreeing to carry on
seeing her and this is where your
experience has served you well. You
know it would have hurt you every
time you met.
On the upside, you were able to
meet a woman you really liked, so
there’s no reason you can’t do that
again. Don’t hide yourself away – see
your friends and family, and take up
opportunities to socialise and meet
new people. Good luck. WHY
DID
I
KISS
GUY
AT
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Dear Coleen
I’ve been with my boyfriend for
over a year and I love him more
than anything in this world. In
fact, I can’t imagine my life
without him.
However, a few nights ago, I
went to a party and ended up
kissing another man whom I’ve
always found attractive.
My feelings for this guy are
nothing in comparison to the way
I feel about my boyfriend, so I
can’t explain why I did what I did.
What should I do now? Do I tell
my boyfriend? Why would I do this
to someone I care so much for?
The person I kissed also had a
girlfriend. Is it my job to tell her?
Coleen says
I can’t tell you why you kissed
him – did you have too much to
drink? Were you flattered by the
attention? Or is there another,
deeper reason you’re not
confronting? Is it a sign that
something’s missing in your
relationship and that’s what
drew you to this other guy?
Maybe you’re looking for a bit
of excitement or need to feel
attractive and desired. Be really
honest with yourself. You’re
obviously feeling guilty, but if
you’re sure it’s not going to
happen again and you can cope
with the guilt, then focus on your
relationship and don’t put
yourself in that situation again.
However, if you find yourself
thinking about other guys a lot,
then I think you need to reassess
your relationship.
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BY ANDREW HAGGER
DO you know what the bankers
see – and think – when they take
a look at your credit record?
If the answer’s no, then it’s time to
get hold of the latest copy of your
credit file – it will be one of the
smartest financial moves you make
this year.
Because getting to grips with your
credit record could mean you can bag
the best financial deals.
Ignore it, and you risk paying thousands of pounds more to borrow – or
at worst being turned down for a
mortgage, loan or credit card.
Don’t worry – you are not alone if
you haven’t checked your credit file.
Less than 10% of us have ever done it.
So here we explain what your credit
score is and why it’s a key element of
your life when it comes to money.
And we give you six simple steps to
help you get your head around it.
Why is it
important?
Know the
score and
win the
best deals
on
loans
Understanding credit record is so vital
You might not think it’s a big deal, but
you’d be wrong. Your credit score
and record have a major impact on
your money.
It’s the basis of your entire finances,
the thing all lenders use to decide
whether they will give you access to
credit and what rate of interest they
will charge you.
It can also help you spot early
signs of fraud, before crooks leave you
deep in debt.
A decent credit record could easily
save you £8,000 or more in mortgage
costs over five years – that’s more
than £130 every month.
And, importantly, it’s totally free for
you to access, so there’s no excuse not
to keep an eye on it.
Although most of us spend time
trying to budget, ensure our bills get
paid and keep a close eye on our bank
balance, we don’t know what our read through your own record to ensure
all the information is correct as it’s
credit score is.
possible for inaccurate details to be
recorded which could have a major
What is my credit
impact on whether you get approved for
record?
a loan and the amount of interest you
There are three main
will be charged.
credit reference agencies
The interest rate on a
in the UK – Equifax, Expe£150,000
mortgage for
rian and Callcredit. Each Good record someone with a good credit
maintains details of how can save
record is just 1.96% over five
you manage your money
years with Yorkshire Building
you
at
least
on your Credit Record.
Society and costs £633 per
It shows any borrowing £8k in home month.
you have now, your repayBut if you have a poor
ment record, levels of debt loan costs
credit record you could easily
on credit cards and over- over 5 years pay rates of 3.6% or more
drafts, and how you have
with monthly payments
managed your money in the past. This costing more than £760 per month – a
all creates a report on the state of your difference of £7,700 over the five years.
finances past and present.
For example, it will detail all your
credit card and loan balances and will What is my credit
flag up if you’ve missed repayments in score?
the last six years.
This is a three digit number calculated
It also shows if you’ve made any using the information on your credit
applications for finance – credit cards, report.
loans, hire purchase or even a mobile
The range of scores depends on which
phone contract. It’s important you credit reference agency you use but
Q
DEAR
TRICIA A
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Editor Tricia Phillips
and her team can help
typically it’s from 0-700 or 0-1000 . The
higher the number, the better.
Lots of factors affect your score
including missed bill payments, unauthorised overdrafts and being rejected
for credit applications.
Each credit reference firm will have
slightly different categories but they are
broadly similar. For example with Totally
Money your score will fall into one of
four categories as follows:
■ 0–120: Poor You are unlikely to be
accepted for credit, but there are
ways you can improve your score.
■ 121-420: Fair You are likely to be
accepted for a range of credit offers.
■ 421-825: Good You are likely to
be approved for credit at good rates.
■ 826-1000: Excellent You are
likely to be accepted for credit at
the best rates.
It’s worth pointing out that lenders
don’t make their decision solely based on
your credit score – they will have their
own separate checks they make too
(often referred to as a scorecard).
However, a high score usually means
you’ve got a much better chance of
getting your application agreed.
Do you have to buy Premium
Bonds in £100 batches? I
thought I’d heard that things were
changing and you could buy them
in smaller amounts.
Currently the minimum you can
save is £100 (or £50 by standing
order), but this will be cut to £25 by
the end of March for both one-off
purchases and regular savings.
I want to get my bills and
finances organised this year.
Can you recommend any good
budget planners?
Q
A
Six steps to get
credit score savvy
1Sign up
There are a number of options to
choose from. We’d suggest signing up
with at least two of the following for their
free services:
■ experian.co.uk
■ clearscore.com
■ noddle.co.uk
■ equifax.co.uk
■ totallymoney.com
Some credit reference providers will
try to tempt you into an enhanced
service alerting you about potential
fraud on your account. This may appeal,
but it can cost you about £15 a month.
for errors in
your details
2Check
One in three people who have checked
their credit report have found errors
from lenders on their file, according to
research from Amigo Loans. If you find
anything inaccurate get in touch with
To be honest there are plenty of
good ones online, and most are
free to use. Try moneyadviceservice.
org.uk/en/tools/budget-planner and
citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-andmoney/budgeting/budgeting/workout-your-budget/. There are also
some good apps too. Or you can
create your own hard copy of a
budget planner by creating In and
Out columns. List all your sources of
income in the In column – wages,
benefits, pension etc, and your
outgoings in the Out column, such as
household bills, travel, food, club
memberships, subscriptions and
socialising costs etc. If you go into
minute detail, including items such
as takeaway coffees, lunches, TV
services and going out, you will be
able to tot up exactly what you are
spending. You could also keep a
spending diary over a month
which will help you to work out
where your cash goes.
I have ended up with lots of
smaller pension pots after
working for several firms. Can I put
Q
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the credit reference agency and
either get them to dispute the
mistake for you or contact the lender
direct and get them to correct things.
This is vital as mistakes could cost
your dearly. Ensure you are registered on the Electoral Roll at your
current address. Some lenders may
turn you down flat if they can’t
confirm where you live.
If you have had credit problems
through special circumstances such
as losing your job, family bereavement etc, you have the right to
explain this on your report by adding
a notice of correction to any late
payments from this period.
4
Take action
immediately
have had money issues in the past.
One way to improve it is to take out
a credit card and make regular
repayments. It may sound strange,
but lenders are looking for proof you
are a good bet and can make repayment on time and clear debts in full.
There are credit builder cards that
can help, but the rates are high. You
must ensure you pay the statement
off in full every month – that way it
won’t cost you a penny.
Don’t spend beyond your means
– put a couple of regular payments,
say for petrol, on it each month.
Managing the card responsibly will
gradually improve your credit score.
Close accounts you no longer use. A
lot of unused credit (eg high credit
card limits you haven’t used for ages
or cards you had forgotten you even
had) may negatively affect your
rating. It can also make you more
vulnerable to fraud.
If you had financial links to other
people which are no longer relevant
(such as an ex-partner) ask for them
to be removed from your records.
Financial ties, such as a joint
mortgage or a bank account with a
partner, will appear on your credit
report as an ‘association’ to your
Note your score other half – and being tied to
Check regularly
else means their credit
and understand someone
Once you’ve made the effort to
rating could affect yours. Try to keep
what it means
the balance on each credit card at check your credit report and are
working to improve your credit
Once you’ve got your score, what less than 25% of your credit limit.
score, keep up the good work.
does it mean?
Many providers will email you
Make sure you understand your
Ways to improve your
report and/or score every
current situation and how it can
your score
month. Keep an eye on it – it’s a good
impact your chance of borrowing
money – take steps to improve it as You may have a low score because habit to adopt and should become
follows...
you haven’t taken out any credit or part of your money management.
3
6
5
them all into one pension as it’s
complicated having to deal with so
many different firms.
You potentially could, depending on
the pension schemes. However, you
must weigh up the benefits and
consequences of doing so, along with the
associated costs and charges. I would
talk to an independent financial adviser
to ensure you don’t lose out on any
guaranteed benefits or end up paying
higher charges that will eat into your pot.
My mortgage deal ends in April. Do
I have to wait until then to sort out
A
Q
a new loan or can I look now? And do I
have to stay with my existing lender?
It can take a while to go through the
remortgage process so it is best not
to leave it until the last minute or you
could end up on an expensive standard
variable rate. You can apply for a new
mortgage up to six months before your
current deal ends, arranging with a
lender for a new deal to begin as soon as
your current term finishes. You don’t
need to stick with your existing lender.
Just ensure you know when any new
deal can start before you apply.
A
Thanks to our independent
financial advisers – The Money
Map (0800 848 8250) and
PMI’s John Stewart (0800 018
3751). For independent advice
write to Your Money
Independent Advice Bureau,
Daily Mirror, One Canada
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Pensions
in a state
..so try to
work out
what you
will get
was the basic pension based on
THE state pension should be your national insurance record,
the solid foundation for and you received the full amount
everyone’s retirement income (now £125.95 a week) if you had
– instead it’s now built 30 qualifying years. Part two was
unsteadily on shifting ground. an additional state pension based
There have been so many upon your earnings, NI record
changes and constant tinkering and what, if any, periods of
by the Government that many contracted-out private pension
people have no idea what they you have.
The new state pension is based
might get – and when.
A new ‘flat rate’ pension was on your NI records, and you will
introduced in April 2016, meant need 35 years of contributions to
get the full £164.35 a week.
to simplify the previous
Th e d a t e y o u
complicated two-tier
receive it is linked to
system.
Yet it has done Governments your date of birth,
with the pension age
anything but.
have made
rising to 66 for both
When you take into so many
men and women by
account the constantly
changing age at which changes that April 2020.
That’s not all. The
we become eligible to many people
age is increasing again
start drawing it, utter have no idea
what they
to 67 between 2026
confusion reigns.
and 2028, affecting
Andrew Tully, tech- might get –
those born after April
nical director at Canada and when
5, 1960.
Life insurance group,
And the current plan is for a
says: “Many people will rely on the
state pension at the very least as further increase to 68 between
the bedrock of their financial 2044 and 2046, affecting those
planning. So it’s worth spending born after April 6, 1977.
But experts predict this change
time to not only work out when
you can claim it, but also how will be brought forward.
much you are likely to receive.”
Adding yet more uncertainty is
Here we explain the basics to the fact you may receive more or
help you through the muddle.
less than the £164.35. Many
people are getting less because of
What are the changes? a complex ‘contracting out’
If you were eligible to receive your system where they paid slightly
state pension before April 6, 2016, lower NI contributions, and more
you will be stuck on the older was meant to be invested in their
system. This had two parts. One workplace pension . Huge
BY TRICIA PHILLIPS
EXPERT
HELP
for you
numbers had no idea about this the future – but it will still be
– and are furious about it.
shown on your state pension
forecast.
The figure provided in your
How do I start making
forecast for this element of your
sense of it all?
The most straightforward way is pension is only an indicative
to ask for a state pension forecast. amount and isn’t guaranteed.
It’s free and will show your
projected state pension age and How can I boost my
an indication of the amount state pension?
you’re likely to receive.
Figures from the DWP show
It’s worth checking this every significant differences remain in
year as you approach retirement the state pension. The average
because the Government keeps paid to men is £153.97 a week,
increasing the state pension age. and £126.72 to women.
Use gov.uk/check-state-pension
Many, especially women, need
or contact the Future Pension to notify the DWP if they are
Centre on 0800 731 0175.
caring for elderly relatives or
grandchildren to ensure they
My state pension
claim any NI credits.
forecast includes a
If you have gaps in your NI
record, you can make voluntary
figure for Contracted
Out Pension Equivalent contributions to increase your
weekly pension – but you need to
(COPE). What is it?
This is the amount the Depart- weigh up the cost versus the
ment for Work and Pensions increased income.
Find out more at pensions
thinks you will receive from your
private pension because at some advisoryservice.org.uk/aboutpoint before April 2016 you pensions/the-state-pension/
contracted out of the old state voluntary-ni-contributions
Andrew Tully adds: “If you are
pension system.
You would have paid lower hoping to make the most of your
national insurance contributions retirement but don’t think the
at the time and therefore will get state pension will provide a
decent income, then saving into
a smaller state pension.
It may not be clear if your a private pension is the most
private pensions include a efficient way to build up a nest
egg because of the tax relief and
contracted-out element.
If you cash in all or part of your employer contributions if you
private pension, to which the save through the workplace.
“Think of these incentives as
COPE part is attached, then you
won’t receive this extra income in turbo-charging your savings pot.”
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website and market my
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Big Picture, Details, Actions.
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THE
BIG QUESTION
Every day we’ll be asking your opinion on one
of Britain’s big talking points. You can have
your say and vote at mirror.co.uk
Labour MP Steve McCabe is to introduce a
Private Members’ Bill to end the postcode
lottery for IVF which currently means many
childless couples have to pay for treatment.
Should all would-be
parents be entitled
to IVF on the NHS?
YES
69%
Yes. Unless you’ve been
there you can’t know the
extreme despair and
sadness of trying and
failing to get pregnant.
MAISY123
No. As a woman
unable to have children,
IVF is elective treatment
and not for a lifethreatening illness.
You’re not going to die of
being childless – you can
always adopt.
Honours list has
gong so wrong
■ ONCE again it is clearly demonstrated that the honours system is
riddled with elitism and cronyism.
A knighthood for the likes of John
Redwood, one of the most bitter and
unpleasant Tory eurosceptic politicians – or “bastards” as John Major
once called them – simply reinforces
the perception that the whole thing
is outdated and shot to pieces.
Also, it is ridiculous to make
Twiggy a dame when she hasn’t
really done anything of note since
the 1960s except for a few forgettable
Marks and Spencers ads.
Honours should be reserved for
deserving folk who have actually
done something for society, and not
just made themselves richer.
THE BIG ISSUE
Sixties icon Twiggy becomes a dame, England
boss Gareth Southgate gets an OBE, his captain,
n,
Harry Kane, gets an MBE, while Tory Brexiteer
John Redwood receives a knighthood in the
Queen’s New Year’s Honours. You say...
better person, just better known. A
more difficult area to examine is that
of the volunteers.
I’m a part-time volunteer and I
know it’s done without seeking a
reward. The reward is in the knowledge you are helping others.
Perhaps the honours should focus
on those who risk their lives for us,
Steve Cox, Tonna, Neath
including fire, police and medical
■ What’s the price of failure with service people.
regards to the New Year’s Honours? Dennis Fitzgerald, via email
What have England manager ■ More awards for those who don’t
Gareth Southgate or captain Harry deserve them. Why should the very
Kane done to deserve their gongs? well paid Gareth Southgate and
England didn’t win anything at the Harry Kane be on the New
World Cup.
Year Honours’ list when
There are more deserving people th ey have w on
than footballers for these awards, nothing for their
namely charity fundraisers who country yet? Also,
raise millions, and volunteers.
if these two were
Mel Parry, Mountain Ash
honoured, why
Rhondda Cynon Taf
weren’t Harr y
■ The honours list provides Maguire, Eric
few surprises. Some Dier, Jordan Pickpeople, often civil serv- ford and the other
ants, get awards for a
li fe t i m e of w o rk ,
although really their
reward should be the
salary they get because
most people spend a life
working hard.
The ability to act well or
play a sport at a high level is
n
not a skill that makes you a
NO
31%
Yes. It’s deeply unfair
that there’s a postcode
lottery for IVF. I believe
it should be freely
available for all
couples who need it.
JEANETTE BRADY
YESTERDAYSCHILD
Yes. It’s a disgrace that
people through no fault of
their own are having to find
the money to pay for IVF.
CARREN
PENNYPOPS
No. The NHS has enough
problems trying to deal
with sick people. Get a loan
and fund it yourselves if
you want kids that badly.
No. Being childless is
not an illness and IVF
treatment is not what
the NHS was set up for.
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England players? After all, it is
supposed to be the England team,
isn’t it?
A Stevenson, Watford
■ Once again we see the Government rewarding its cronies in the
New Year’s Honours List.
Is it not time that we scrapped
this out-of-date system and replaced
it with one which gives honours to
the people who truly deserve them,
instead of inept politicians, highlypaid sports stars and pointless
celebrities?
G McElhone, Wirral, Merseyside
■ I was so pleased gallantry awards
were given to the British divers
who rescued the stranded
members of a boys’ football
team from a cave in Thailand.
People like them, who risk
their lives to help others,
deserve their awards.
H Rawles, Blandford, Dorset
■ I’m not opposed to recognising those who have made an
outstanding contribution
to their country, but I
do believe the list
should include more
ordinary people, not
just overpaid
footballers and
celebrities.
Farewell to a ray of
comedy sunshine
It was so sad to hear that television icon
Dame June Whitfield had passed away
aged 93 (Mirror, Dec 31). Only last
Saturday you ran an article quoting her
as saying there is too much sex on TV.
She was spot on. Most comedians can’t
tell a joke without a swear word and even
programmes such as Hollyoaks,
EastEnders and Corrie don’t shy away
from sex. It seems this is the norm
nowadays. RIP, Dame June.
Chris Jones, Northampton
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Pub quiz
answers
How many of our
daily pub quiz
brainteasers did you
manage to get right?
1. Electricity supply
2. Emily Blunt
3. 90
4. Chemistry
5. Tony McCoy
Fireworks
spark fury
■ I think it was disgusting
to spend so much money
on New Year fireworks in
London when there are
people on the streets
who just want a warm
bed and food, and the
NHS is being starved of
the finances it so
desperately needs.
Why is money literally
going up in smoke in a
time of austerity, low
wages and rising
numbers of homeless?
Keith Brown, Barry
Vale of Glamorgan
■ In his column, Brian
Reade nominated
Labour’s Kate Hoey as
Worst Woman of the
Year because, he says,
she has made a career of
being elected by the
“working class voters of
Vauxhall to represent
shire voters who like
hunting” (Mirror,
December 29).
Fair enough, but to me
the solution is crystal
clear. It is incumbent on
those very same voters
to turf the lady out at the
earliest opportunity.
PJ Hill, Liverpool
Tweet
of the day
Shadow Chancellor
John McDonnell
shares his hopes for
2019...
@johnmcdonnellMP –
This year I look forward
to campaigning
alongside you all for the
fairer society we all
believe in.
■ I used to rely on the
late Barry Norman’s BBC
cinema review show Film
for news of all the latest
releases. It’s a great
shame it is to come to an
end after nearly five
decades (Mirror,
December 28). I, for one,
will miss it.
Mally Shields, Beverley
East Yorks
■ I notice your tributes
to the celebrities who
died in 2018 (Mirror, Dec
28), didn’t include wildlife
photographer Johnny
Kingdom. He was well
liked and respected by
many people.
Peter Brown, Pevensey
Bay, East Sussex
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DAY
ITV, 8pm
THE BEST OF TODAY’S TV
WITH SARA WALLIS
DEADLY Kerry
injects Bernice
with Botox
EMMERDALE
ITV, 7pm
Struggling with her age, Bernice has decided to
buy some Botox online. She’s trying to keep it
secret, and gets Kerry to agree to administer it.
But as Kerry starts to inject her, with Leanna
watching on, they panic as they realise Bernice is
having an allergic reaction and is struggling to
breathe. She’s rushed into A&E where a furious
Liam arrives, followed by more friends.
And as they speak to the doctor, they’re all
horrified to realise how serious her condition is.
FOUND Has
Jude changed
his lying ways?
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ARM LOVING
IT Bradley and
son Barney
ready to work
out on LA’S
Muscle Beach
We’re off on a
Bradventure
HE’S had quite the couple of
years, has old Bradders.
Taking a top role in the new
series of Doctor Who, storming
success in The Chase, releasing
the biggest-selling debut album by
a British artist, holidaying with
Phil and Holly and hanging out
with rapper Stormzy.
Not bad work for a 58-yearold former Bluecoat and Brentford reserve team player.
And now he looks set to
officially cement his national
treasure status with the
news that he’s bagged
himself an ITV travelogue
series.
You know you’ve made it
when you get offered one of
these. Bradley has teamed
up with his 20-year-old son
Barney for an epic American
road trip – 2,000 miles from
Los Angeles to New Orleans in
a 36-foot RV.
We might expect sedate travelling, with stunning scenery and
some quality father and son
bonding.
But the clue to how this trip is
likely to pan out is in the subtitle
– Breaking Dad – as young Barney
is determined to push his father
out of his comfort zone at every
stop.
We’re talking alligator feeding,
cowboy training, space simulators,
driving tanks and sky diving. And,
at first, just navigating the
motorhome is proving tricky
enough.
Barney might have decked the
RV out with his dad’s home
comforts – Hobnobs, Branston
Pickle, an Arsenal duvet cover –
but Bradley soon realises manoeuvring the beast isn’t exactly easy.
Yet it soon seems like a walk in
the park in comparison to a
workout on Muscle Beach, or
throwing himself out of a plane…
CORONATION STREET
ITV, 7.30pm and 8.30pm
Oh, poor Audrey. If it’s not bad enough that she
found Lewis dead on the floor, clutching an
engagement ring, now she’s had terrible news
from her financial advisor. The eighty grand she
inherited from Archie has been cleaned out of
her account – no wonder she faints.
Elsewhere, detective Mary recruits Roy to take
her to Blackpool after hearing her son Jude has
been spotted at a B&B. She finds him and begs
him to return home, but has the compulsive liar
changed his ways?
THE TWINSTITUTE
BBC2, 8.30pm
There’s a simple but genius-like
principle behind this show, from TV
doctor twins Chris and Xand van
Tulleken. Take 30 pairs of identical
twins and put various rival health
theories to the test. You can’t get a
more level playing field than this – with
their matching DNA, they’re the
perfect guinea pigs. Even if it did lead
to a fair bit of confusion during filming!
So as we think about the ‘New Year,
ANALYSIS
Mary Portas
IN THE DAILY MIRROR SATURDAY
New You’ thing, here’s a great way to
find out which approach actually
works best in real life.
For example, when it comes to
weight loss – is diet or exercise more
effective? With one group doing two
hours in the gym every day and the
other seriously cutting back calories,
who’ll shift the most? They’re also
looking at medication-free pain relief.
Will it be meditation and remaining
calm, or angrily swearing out loud that
best helps handle pain?
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WHAT BRITAIN
BOUGHT IN 2018
C4, 9pm
You can tell a lot about what’s
happening in the country and our
culture by what we choose to
spend our hard-earned cash on.
The fact that we’re all not
spending as much as usual sums
up how things are at the moment,
for starters. But tastes, trends
and priorities change too.
Remember when everyone was
buying spiralisers? They’re
probably gathering dust in
cupboards right about now as
retail queen Mary Portas returns
to show us what Britain bought
last year.
She also looks at how the big
events of 2018 – a long hot
summer, a great World Cup, a big
Royal wedding and a female
Doctor Who – shaped what we
bought. Fashion went ethical,
veganism went mainstream, and
takeaways took off.
Mary will be looking at what
made it big, what got binned –
think reusable coffee cups and
plastic straws – and what’s been
happening on our high streets.
TWIN SET
Xand and Chris
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AM 6.00 Breakfast Morning headlines
9.15 Countryfile Winter Diaries
Host Jules Hudson is on
the island of Anglesey (R)
10.00 Homes Under the Hammer
Properties in Croydon, West
Yorkshire and Liverpool
11.00 NEW Wanted Down Under
The Robinson family ponder
relocating to Australia
11.45 Caught Red Handed A pub
customer turns aggressive
PM 12.15 Bargain Hunt At Lincolnshire
Antiques and Home Show
1.00 BBC News
1.30 Regional News; Weather
1.45 FILM Jane Eyre (2011/PG)
Period drama, starring Mia
Wasikowska and Michael
Fassbender ★★★★
3.35 Escape to the Country (R)
4.15 Celebrity Antiques Road
Trip Sunetra Sarker and
Jo Joyner compete (R)
5.15 Pointless Presented by
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7.30 A Question of Sport Chris
Hoy, Tammy Beaumont, Max
Chilton and Kevin Campbell
join presenter Sue Barker
8.00 Holby City On a New Year
road-trip to compete for
funding, Jac, Ric and Sacha
find themselves confronting
old enemies. Meanwhile,
Serena realises her worst fears
when a family member
becomes her patient
9.00 Luther The detective must
confront a demon from his
past, as both the police and
Cornelius converge on his
home. With Halliday certain
that the body in the morgue
isn’t their killer, Luther has
to find the true murderer
10.00 BBC News
10.30 Regional News; Weather
10.45 Match of the Day Gary
Lineker presents highlights
from today’s encounters,
which were: Wolverhampton
Wanderers v Crystal Palace,
Newcastle v Manchester Utd,
Chelsea v Southampton,
Bournemouth v Watford,
Huddersfield v Burnley and
West Ham United v Brighton.
Plus, a look at yesterday’s
three clashes – Everton v
Leicester, Arsenal v Fulham
and Cardiff City v Tottenham
12.20am FILM Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
(2001/PG) Action, with Angelina Jolie.
Lara is thrown into a deadly battle with
a secret society as she races against
time to locate the missing pieces of a
fabled artefact that can control time
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AM 6.40 Trust Me I’m a Doctor (R)
AM 6.00 Milkshake! Children’s TV
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9.15 Jeremy Vine Topical debate
7.10 See Hear on Tour: Rome
7.35 Everybody Loves Raymond
8.30 Lorraine Lorraine Kelly
Double bill of the sitcom (R)
11.15 GPs: Behind Closed Doors A
7.40 Great British Menu (R)
presents the morning show
woman has a panic attack (R)
8.35 Frasier Double bill (R)
8.10 FILM Swallows and Amazons
9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show Talk
PM 12.10 5 News Lunchtime
(1974/U) Adventure, starring
9.30 FILM The Great Muppet
show dealing with a range of
Virginia McKenna ★★★★
Caper (1981/U) Comedy,
12.15 The Yorkshire Vet Specials
dilemmas and topical issues
starring Jim Henson ★★★★
Documentary series (R)
9.40 FILM The Titfield
10.30 This Morning Eamonn
Thunderbolt (1953/U)
11.30 Channel 4 News
1.10 Access Entertainment gossip
Holmes and Ruth Langsford
Comedy, starring Stanley
11.35 FILM Willow (1988/PG)
1.15 Make You Laugh Out Loud
host the magazine show
Holloway ★★★★
Adventure, with Val Kilmer
A collection of the craziest
PM 12.30 Loose Women The hosts
and Joanne Whalley ★★★★
11.00 BBC Newsroom Live
clips from the internet (R)
are joined by Russell Grant
PM 1.00 Coast Documentary (R)
PM 2.10 NEW Countdown:
1.45 Neighbours
1.30 ITV Lunchtime News
Champion of Champions
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1.25 David Attenborough’s
1.55 Local News
The very best players from
Natural Curiosities A look
2.15 FILM Paint By Murder (2018/
recent series compete
2.00 Celebrity Catchphrase
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at Siamese fighting fish (R)
Featuring guests Chris
Lemire. A gallery assistant
3.00 A Place in the Sun Jasmine
1.55 Natural World Double bill:
Kamara, Stacey Solomon
stumbles upon an unseen
Harman is on Lanzarote
featuring a hairy-nosed
and Catherine Tyldesley (R)
masterpiece ★★★
wombat; emu chicks begin
4.00 The Secret Life of the Zoo
3.00 Tenable Quiz show hosted
4.00 Friends Double bill: Phoebe
to wreak havoc (R)
JC the mandrill visits the
by Warwick Davis (R)
dates Monica’s sous-chef;
vet’s for a health check (R)
3.55 FILM Alexander and the
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4.00 Tipping Point Ben Shephard
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5.00 5 News at 5
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5.30 Neighbours Toadie learns
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5.00 The Chase Bradley Walsh
that Susan visited Finn (R)
hosts the quiz, in which
6.00 The Simpsons Mr Burns
5.15 Flog It! A look at some
6.00 The Yorkshire Vet Julian
players face a trivia genius
plans to erect a stadium (R)
previously unseen finds (R)
Norton treats a cat with
a badly swollen eye (R)
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forced into a confession
topical political developments
and current affairs. Plus, a
7.30 University Challenge
7.30 Coronation Street Audrey
look at the day’s leading
gets bad news, Mary traces
Christmas Jeremy Paxman
sports events as well as up-toJude to Blackpool, and Emma
hosts as the first of the
the-minute weather reports
tries to win Chesney’s heart
semi-finals gets under way
8.00 NEW Tom Kerridge’s Fresh 8.00 NEW Bradley Walsh &
8.00 NEW Kirstie and Phil’s
Start Six-part series in which
Son: Breaking Dad The
Love It or List It Kirstie
the chef helps eight families
actor and his son take a trip
Allsopp and Phil Spencer
change their eating habits
across the US, starting in LA
meet the Lindleys from Surrey.
Bill has taken over decorating
8.30 NEW The Twinstitute
8.30 Coronation Street Audrey
their bungalow, but wife Pippa
Identical twins test ways to
goes to the police, Jude is up
wants to move to Kent to be
lose weight, improve memory
to his old tricks again, and
close to family and the coast
and beat pain without pills
Billy secures a job for Paul
9.00 Earth’s Great Rivers The
9.00 Who Wants to Be
9.00 What Britain Bought in
latest camera technology
a Millionaire? Jeremy
2018 Mary Portas discovers
captures life on the Nile. From
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12 months, looking at how the
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of wildlife and cultures
with the added ‘Ask the Host’
influenced the UK’s spending
10.00 Insert Name Here Sue
10.00 ITV News at Ten
10.00 Dispatches Morland
Perkins hosts, with Kate
Sanders meets farmers who
10.30 Local News
Williams, Tom Allen, Angela
feel increasingly worried
10.45 Gordon, Gino and Fred:
Scanlon and Griff Rhys Jones
about some vegan protests
Road Trip Three-parter in
which Gordon Ramsay, Gino 10.35 Travel Man: 96 Hours in
10.30 Dragons’ Den: Pitches
D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix set
to Riches Guru Peter Jones
Jordan Comic David Baddiel
off on a European culinary
catches up with the tennis
joins presenter Richard
adventure. Here, the trio
holiday entrepreneurs, while
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explore Italy, visiting Naples,
presenter Steph McGovern
minibreak in Jordan, as the
Sorrento and Sardinia (R)
and Dragon Deborah Meaden
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owner Amy Wordsworth (R)
11.35 Rob Rinder’s Good Year,
Millionaire? Jeremy
11.30 NFL This Week Mark
Clarkson hosts as another six
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contestants vie for a stint in
White, Ed Balls, Clare Balding,
American football action with
the hot seat, and an attempt
George Osborne, Tez Ilyas and
Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell
to correctly answer 15 general
David Baddiel review 2018 (R)
knowledge questions to win 12.35am Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares
12.20am See Hear on Tour: Rome.
a massive cash jackpot (R)
Nadeem Islam meets the deaf signing
USA The chef tries to save Italian
a team aboard research vessel
the Alucia on an expedition
across the archipelago (R)
7.00 Emmerdale Harriet is
7.00 Colossal Cruise Ship
Documentary examining
the remarkable engineering
behind the MS Freedom of
the Seas, the world’s largest
passenger ship, able to carry
around 4,300 travellers (R)
7.55 5 News
8.00 NEW Nocturnal Britain
Three-parter in which Steve
Backshall, Lindsey Chapman,
Miranda Krestovnikoff, and
Philippa Forrester follow
animals at night. Here, Lindsay
visits a garden in Stockport.
Continues tomorrow
9.00 The Big Fat Lies About
Diet & Exercise In a
feature-length documentary
examining the pros and cons
of the diet industry, expert
contributors, including
nutritionists, dieticians, GPs,
cardiologists, fitness trainers
and psychologists, help to
explain why fat and carbs
are actually good for us.
Plus, a look at how sugar is
as potentially addictive as
cocaine, and how there is as
much chlorine in a packaged
salad as in a swimming pool
11.05 Funniest Celeb Reality TV
Ever! Ore Oduba presents
clips of famous faces making
fools of themselves. Among
the celebrities involved in
mishaps are Rebecca Loos,
James Hewitt, Noel Fielding
and Channing Tatum (R)
12.05am Celebrity Game Night. With
team captains Susan Calman and
12.35am Jackpot247 3.00 Lethal
guides who work at the Colosseum,
restaurant Luigi’s (R) 1.25 Beatrix Potter Danny Baker (R) 1.00 Teleshopping 3.00
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wheelbarrow stunts and lemon towers
as Greg Davies sets absurd challenges
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the comedy quiz show full of quirky
facts, hosted by Stephen Fry; jam, jelly
and juice are on the menu for Jo Brand,
Liza Tarbuck and Sue Perkins, who
learn that jelly may actually be alive
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2.20 London’s Burning 3.20 Soldier, Soldier
4.20 Lovejoy 5.20 Birds of a Feather
6.00 French Fields 6.40 As Time Goes By
7.20 Last of the Summer Wine Lenny from
the pickle factory hears a voice from
above, and waits for more information
8.00 Father Brown The priest tries to help
Kembleford’s new cricket captain after
he is framed for murder, but proving his
innocence turns out to be no easy task
9.00 Death in Paradise The team is under
pressure to solve the case quickly after
a prisoner in their custody is shot
while in the cells at the courthouse
10.00 New Tricks Jack announces he is
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just 24 hours to solve a cold case
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2.40 My Family 3.20 2Point4 Children 4.00
Last of the Summer Wine 6.00 Are You
Being Served? 6.40 Saluting Dad’s Army
12.00m’t The Catherine Tate Show 12.40
Celebrity MasterChef 1.45 Judge Faith.
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8.00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 2.00pm
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7.40 Dad’s Army Double bill: Mainwaring
commands the local volunteers; the
platoon attempts to equip itself
9.00 Only Fools and Horses Del sees an
opportunity involving a German au pair
9.40 The Royle Family Dave and Denise
have big news to share with the clan,
and Jim has strong words for Antony
10.20 Two Doors Down Eric accidentally
defrosts everything in the freezer
11.00 Early Doors Temporary traffic
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11.40 Peep Show Mark is invited to spend
the weekend with Sophie’s parents
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sharks, albatross and tuna in the ocean,
at 8.00 a look at the remote islands,
examining how their isolation has
created everything from giant crabs
to flesh-eating caterpillars, at 9.00 this
edition documents how the region’s
20,000 islands were colonised by the
Polynesians and takes a peek at the
varied local fauna, from saltwater
crocodiles and giant eels to crested
iguanas and weird frogs, at 10.00 a
voyage to the remote islands. Much
of this wilderness is a marine desert,
where sharks, whales and turtles must
fight to survive, at 11.00 the story of
the life and death of an island that
spans millions of years of history,
meeting odd creatures along the way
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Mega Brothel 2.00 Teleshopping 4.00 Crime
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inflated authority of their ‘social
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the passenger seat of a car
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kidnapped, a case that takes
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unmarried mothers are forced to
give up their babies. Suspicion falls
upon the natural mother, who is
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who has had a head-on crash with a car
that was being pursued by the police
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Biathlon World Team Challenge 4.00 Four
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7.00 Alpine Skiing World Cup 8.00 Brisbane
International Tennis 10.00 Hopman Cup Tennis
11.30 Four Hills Ski Jumping 12.30am Eco Race Rally
Raid 12.50 Eurosport News 1.05 This is Eurosport
3.00 LIVE Brisbane International Tennis Action from
day four of the tournament, a key warm-up event
ahead of the Australian Open later this month
5.00-6.00am Brisbane International Tennis
Pacific Rim:
Uprising
E4, 8pm
Newcastle United
forward Ayoze
Perez, left, will
hope to inspire
the Magpies as
they face Ole
Gunnar Solskjaer’s
Manchester Utd
at St James’ Park.
SKY SPORTS PREMIER LEAGUE
6.00am Premier League Greatest Games. Highlights
7.00 Premier League Legends 8.00 Best Premier
League Goals 8.30 Premier League Highlights.
Three editions 10.00 Premier League Years
12.00noon Premier League World. Highlights 1.00
Premier League Years 3.00 Premier League
Highlights 4.30 Premier League World 5.30 Premier
League Highlights 7.00 Premier League World
7.30 LIVE Premier League: Newcastle United v
Manchester United (Kick-off 8.00pm) Coverage
of the top-flight clash at St James’ Park as the
Magpies host Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils
10.30 Premier League: Match Choice 11.00 Premier
League Highlights 2.30 Premier League World 3.30
Premier League Greatest Games 4.00 Best Premier
League Goals 5.30-6.00am Premier League 100 Club
The Goldbergs
Sky Cinema
Premiere, 8pm
The 1980s-based
sitcom returns for
a sixth season as
Beverly (Wendi
McLendon-Covey,
left) thinks she
has come up with
the perfect way
of scaring Barry
and Lainey into
being adults.
Sci-fi sequel, with
John Boyega, left.
The colossal alien
threat returns,
leaving humanity
no option but to
assemble a new
team of robotwielding heroes.
Entertainment & Factual
Freeview 9
BBC4
7.00pm The Celts: Blood, Iron, and Sacrifice with
Alice Roberts and Neil Oliver 8.00 Sicily: The
Wonder of the Mediterranean. Michael Scott
traces the history of the island 9.00 Waco:
Madman or Messiah – Storyville. Survivors, news
clips and audio recordings of David Koresh
combine to tell the story of how he rose to
power as the cult’s ‘prophet’ 10.30 Murder in
Soho: Who Killed Freddie Mills? 12.00m’t Shirley
Bassey at the BBC 1.00 Synth & Beyond with
Stephen Morris & Gillan Gilbert 2.00 Sicily: The
Wonder of the Mediterranean. Documentary
series 3.00-4.00am The Celts: Blood, Iron, and
Sacrifice with Alice Roberts and Neil Oliver
Freeview 28
E4
6.00am Hollyoaks 8.00 Melissa & Joey 9.00 The
Goldbergs 10.00 The Big Bang Theory 11.00
Brooklyn Nine-Nine 12.00noon Young Sheldon
1.00 The Big Bang Theory 2.00 Melissa & Joey
3.00 Brooklyn Nine-Nine 4.00 The Goldbergs
5.00 Young Sheldon 6.00 The Big Bang Theory
7.00 Hollyoaks 7.30 Young Sheldon 8.00 The
Goldbergs. See CHOICE 8.30 The Goldbergs
Beverly is not happy with Lainey’s culinary skills
9.00 FILM The Inbetweeners 2 (2014/15) Comedy
sequel, starring Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake
Harrison and Joe Thomas ★★★★ 11.00 The
Big Bang Theory. Two episodes 11.50 Naked
Attraction 12.55am Gogglebox 2.00 Tattoo
Fixers: Extreme 2.55 The Goldbergs 3.45 The Big
Bang Theory 4.25-6.00am Brooklyn Nine-Nine
LeBrock ★★ 12.55am Minder 1.55 The Sweeney
2.45 ITV4 Nightscreen 3.00 Teleshopping 3.30
ITV4 Nightscreen 4.30-6.00am Teleshopping
Freeview 26
ITVBe
6.00am Teleshopping 9.00 Engie Benjy 9.15 Sooty
9.30 The Hive 9.50 BabyRiki 10.10 George and
Paul 10.15 The Oddbods Show 10.40 Florrie’s
Dragons 11.05 Lily’s Driftwood Bay 11.20 George
and Paul 11.30 Pip Ahoy! 12.00noon The
Millionaire Matchmaker 12.50 The Real
Housewives of Melbourne 2.00 Don’t Be Tardy
For The Wedding 2.55 Million Dollar Listing:
New York 4.10 The Real Housewives of Orange
County 5.10 Teresa Checks In 6.05 Buying and
Selling 8.00 Dinner Date 9.00 Botched 10.00
Chrisley Knows Best 11.00 Totally Unbelievable
12.00m’t The Only Way Is Essex 12.45 ITVBe
Nightscreen 12.55-6.00am Teleshopping
11.00 Blindspot 12.00m’t The Force: Essex 1.00
Brit Cops 2.00 Road Wars 3.00 Police Ten 7
4.00 Highway Patrol 4.30 Motorway Patrol.
Documentary 5.00-6.00am Stop, Search, Seize
SKY ONE
6.00am Futurama 8.00 Modern Family 9.00 The
Simpsons 10.00 Snake Boss 11.00 Big Beasts: Last
of the Giants 12.00noon NCIS: Los Angeles 1.00
Hawaii Five-0 3.00 SWAT 4.00 Modern Family
5.00 The Simpsons 6.00 Futurama 6.30 The
Simpsons 9.00 FILM Forrest Gump (1994/12)
Drama, starring Tom Hanks and Robin Wright
★★★★ 11.45 The Force 12.40am The Force 1.40
A League of Their Own 2.35 Duck Quacks Don’t
Echo 3.35 Monkey Life 5.00-6.00am Futurama
SKY ATLANTIC
6.00am The British 7.00 The Guest Wing 8.00
Storm City 9.00 The West Wing 11.00 House
Freeview 30 1.00pm Without a Trace 2.00 Blue Bloods 3.00
5 STAR
The West Wing 5.00 House 7.00 CSI: Crime
6.00am Shop 8.00 Two and a Half Men 8.25
Scene Investigation 8.00 Blue Bloods. Eddie
Neighbours 9.10 Dance Moms 10.05 Last Man
tries to take down a kidnapping ring 9.00 Ray
Standing 11.05 Police Interceptors 1.05pm Can’t
Donovan. With Ray on the run, Radulovic and
Pay? We’ll Take It Away! 3.00 Neighbours 3.35
My Wife and Kids 5.00 Two and a Half Men 6.00 the Staten Island cops decide to take a drastic
measure 10.10 Game of Thrones. Two episodes
Neighbours 6.30 Make You Laugh Out Loud.
12.10am Fortitude 1.10 Kidding 2.20 Entourage
Clip show 7.00 Flights From Hell: Terror in the
2.55 Ray Donovan 3.55 Life Itself: Special
Skies 8.00 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! 9.00
4.10-6.00am The West Wing. Drama series
FILM Cruel Intentions (1999/15) Drama, starring
Sarah Michelle Gellar ★★★★ 11.00 FILM Cruel
SKY WITNESS
Intentions 3 (2004/15) Drama, starring Kerr Smith
★★★ 12.50am Most Shocking Moments in Pop 6.00am Motorway Patrol 7.00 Border Security:
Australia’s Front Line 8.00 CSI: Crime Scene
2 3.35 Two and a Half Men 4.00-6.00am Shop
Investigation 9.00 Send in the Dogs UK 10.00
Freeview 14
MORE4
Freeview 21 Road Wars 1.00pm Brit Cops 4.00 Border
5 USA
8.55am Food Unwrapped 9.30 A Place in the
Security: Canada’s Front Line 8.00 Criminal
Sun: Winter Sun 11.35 Four in a Bed 2.10pm Come 6.00am Teleshopping 9.00 Access 9.10 Catch a
Contractor 9.30 CSI: NY 1.00pm The A-Team 3.10 Minds 10.00 Murders That Shocked the Nation.
Dine with Me 4.55 A Place in the Sun: Winter
CSI: NY 4.05 Castle 5.05 Law & Order 8.00 NCIS A look at the case of child killer John Straffen,
Sun 5.55 The Supervet 7.55 Grand Designs 9.00
who was spared the noose in 1951 11.00 Criminal
9.00 Castle 10.00 Law & Order: Special Victims
Hunt for the Arctic Ghost Ship. Examining the
Unit 11.55 Law & Order: Criminal Intent 12.50am Minds 12.00m’t World’s Most Evil Killers 1.00
search for Royal Navy ship HMS Erebus 10.00
How I Caught the Killer 2.00 Madam Secretary.
CSI: NY 3.50 Access 4.00-6.00am Teleshopping
Million Pound Mega Yachts 11.05 24 Hours
Drama 3.00 Road Wars 4.00 Brit Cops 5.00in A&E 1.15am 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Freeview 31 6.00am Border Security: Australia’s Front Line
5
SPIKE
Christmas Special 2.15 Ramsay’s Kitchen
6.00am
Teleshopping
9.00
Criminals:
Caught
on
Nightmares USA 3.15-3.55am 8 Out of 10 Cats
DISCOVERY CHANNEL
Camera 9.30 The Virginian: Men from Shiloh
Freeview 10 12.35pm FILM The Man from Colorado (1949/PG) 6.00am Combat Dealers 7.00 Alaskan Bush
ITV3
Western, starring Glenn Ford ★★★★ 2.35 FILM People 8.00 Naked and Afraid XL 9.00 Yukon
6.00am Royal Stories 6.25 Goodbye Mr Chips
Men 10.00 Wheeler Dealers 11.00 Fast ’n’ Loud
Operation Daybreak (1975/15) Drama, starring
8.30 Goodnight Mister Tom 10.35 Agatha
12.00noon Gold Rush: White Water 1.00 Combat
Timothy Bottoms ★★★★ 5.00 Knight Rider
Christie’s Marple 12.40pm The Royal 1.40
Dealers 2.00 Deadliest Catch 3.00 Mighty Ships
7.00 Police Interceptors 9.00 FILM Alexander
Heartbeat 2.40 Classic Coronation Street
(2004/15) Action, starring Colin Farrell, Angelina 4.00 Gold Divers 5.00 Gold Rush 6.00 Fast ’n’
3.50 Midsomer Murders 5.55 Heartbeat 7.00
Loud 7.00 Supertruckers 8.00 Wheeler Dealers
Jolie and Anthony Hopkins ★★★ 12.35am
Murder, She Wrote 8.00 Endeavour 10.00 Vera
1.55am ITV3 Nightscreen 2.30-6.00am Shopping Spartacus 2.50 Access 3.00-6.00am Teleshopping 9.00 Street Outlaws: Memphis 11.00 Mighty
Ships 12.00m’t Street Outlaws: Memphis 1.00
Freeview 11 Wheeler Dealers 2.00 Mighty Ships 3.00 Street
PICK
Freeview 24
ITV4
6.00am
UK
Customs
7.00
Highway
Cops
8.00
6.00am The Chase. Quiz 6.45 The Avengers
Outlaws: Memphis 3.50 Gold Divers 4.40 Gold
Highway Patrol 9.00 UK Border Force 10.00
7.40 Kojak 8.35 Quincy, ME 9.40 Minder 10.40
Rush 5.30-6.00am How It’s Made. Documentary
Nothing to Declare 11.00 Banged Up Abroad
The Sweeney 11.45 The Professionals 12.45pm
FOX
1.00pm Highway Cops 2.00 Air Ambulance 4.00
The Avengers 1.50 Kojak 2.50 Quincy, ME 3.55
Minder 4.55 The Professionals 5.55 The Sweeney Police Force Australia 5.00 Galapagos with David 6.00am Teleshopping 8.00 Leverage 9.00 Bull
11.00 Bones 1.00pm NCIS 3.00 Bull 4.00 Monk
Attenborough 6.00 Stargate SG-1 7.00 Ghost
7.00 The Chase: Celebrity Special 8.00 River
Whisperer 8.00 Supergirl. The responsibility falls 5.00 Bones 7.00 NCIS 9.00 NCIS: New Orleans
Monsters 9.00 FILM Passenger 57 (1992/15)
10.00 Bull 11.00 American Dad! 12.00m’t Family
on James when an alien strikes National City.
Action, starring Wesley Snipes and Tom
Guy 1.00 Baskets 2.00 American Dad! 3.00 Family
Sizemore ★★★ 10.50 FILM Hard to Kill (1990/15) Meanwhile, Rhea escalates her plan 9.00 Ross
Action thriller, starring Steven Seagal and Kelly
Guy 4.00 Baskets 5.00-6.00am Teleshopping
Kemp: Extreme World 10.00 Criminal Minds
Radio
BBC RADIO 1
97.6-99.8MHz 6.33am Matt and Mollie 10.00
Adele Roberts 12.45pm Newsbeat 1.00 Katie
Thistleton and Cel Spellman 4.00 Jordan North
5.45 Newsbeat 6.00 Jordan North 7.00 Radio
1’s Future Sounds with Annie Mac 9.02 The 8th
with Dev 11.00 Radio 1’s Indie Show with Jack
Saunders 1.00am Benji B 3.00 Radio 1 Comedy
3.30 Workout Mix 4.00-6.33am Arielle Free
BBC RADIO 4
FM: 92.4-94.6MHz, LW: 198kHz 6.00am
Today 9.00 As Others See Us 9.45 Brief
Answers to the Big Questions 10.00 Woman’s
Hour 10.41 Curtain Down at Her Majesty’s –
A play in five acts 10.55 The Listening Project
11.30 Cracking Up 12.00noon News Summary
12.04 Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years
12.18 You and Yours 12.57 Weather 1.00 World
at One 1.45 New Year Solutions 2.00 The
BBC RADIO 2
Archers 2.15 Me, Mum and Meena Kumari
88-91MHz 6.30am Radio 2 Breakfast Show
3.00 Money Box 3.30 The Art of Living 4.00
9.30 Ken Bruce 12.00noon Jeremy Vine 2.00
Thinking Allowed 4.30 The Media Show 5.00
Steve Wright in the Afternoon 5.00 Ore
PM 6.00 Six O’Clock News 6.30 Angela Barnes:
Oduba 8.00 The Folk Show with Mark
You Can’t Take It With You 7.00 The Archers
Radcliffe 9.00 Gary Barlow – We Write The
7.15 Front Row 7.45 Curtain Down at Her
Songs 10.00 Sara Cox 12.00m’t OJ Borg 3.00
Majesty’s – A play in five acts 8.00 Archive on
Pick of the Pops 5.00-6.30am Vanessa Feltz
4 9.00 Science Stories 9.30 As Others See Us
10.00 The World Tonight 10.45 Adrian Mole:
BBC RADIO 3
The Cappuccino Years 11.00 The Damien Slash
90.2-92.4MHz 6.30am Breakfast 9.00
Essential Classics 12.00noon Composer of the Mixtape 11.15 15 Minute Musical 11.30 The
Digital Human 12.00m’t Midnight News 12.30
Week 1.00 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert 2.00
Afternoon Concert 3.30 Choral Evensong 4.30 Brief Answers to the Big Questions 12.48
Words and Music 5.45 New Generation Artists Shipping Forecast 1.00 Selection of BBC World
Service Programmes 5.20 Shipping Forecast
7.00 Proms 2018 Repeats 9.30 Proms 2018
Repeats. From the Royal Albert Hall 11.00 Late 5.30 News Briefing 5.43 Prayer for the Day 5.45
Farming Today 5.58-6.00am Tweet of the Day
Junction 12.30-6.30am Through the Night
Movies
FILM4
11.00am From Up on Poppy Hill (2011/U)
Animation, with Sarah Bolger ★★★★
12.50pm The Indian in the Cupboard (1995/PG)
Adventure, starring Hal Scardino ★★★
2.40 Rango (2011/PG) Animation, with the voices
of Johnny Depp and Isla Fisher ★★★★
4.50 Back to the Future Part III (1990/PG)
Comedy, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher
Lloyd and Mary Steenburgen ★★★★
7.05 Taxi (2004/12) Action, with Queen Latifah,
Jimmy Fallon and Gisele Bundchen ★★
9.00 Die Hard 4.0 (2007/15) Action thriller,
starring Bruce Willis and Justin Long ★★★★
11.35 The Lobster (2015/15) Comedy, starring
Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz ★★★★
2.05-4.00am Our Idiot Brother (2011/12)
Comedy, starring Paul Rudd ★★★
SKY CINEMA PREMIERE
6.00am Ferdinand (2017/U)
See 3.25pm for details ★★★★
7.50 Rampage (2018/12) See 11.50pm ★★★
9.40 Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018/12)
See 8.00pm for details ★★★
11.35 A Wrinkle in Time (2018/PG) Drama,
starring Storm Reid and Oprah Winfrey ★★
1.35pm Peter Rabbit (2018/PG) Animation, with
James Corden and Fayssal Bazzi ★★★★
3.25 Ferdinand (2017/U) Animation, with
John Cena and Kate McKinnon ★★★★
5.25 Avengers: Infinity War (2018/12) Action,
starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth,
Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans ★★★★
8.00 Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018/12)
See CHOICE ★★★
10.15 I Got Life! (2017/15) Comedy, starring Agnes
Jaoui and Thibault de Montalembert ★★★
11.50 Rampage (2018/12) Action, starring
Dwayne Johnson and Naomie Harris ★★★
1.50am Thoroughbreds (2017/15) Comedy, with
Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy ★★★★
4.10-6.00am Peter Rabbit (2018/PG)
See 1.35pm for details ★★★★
SKY CINEMA CHRISTMAS
4.00pm This Christmas (2007/12) Comedy,
with Regina King and Columbus Short ★★★
6.10 Scrooged (1988/PG) Seasonal comedy,
starring Bill Murray and Karen Allen ★★★★
8.00 Sleepless in Seattle (1993/PG) Comedy,
starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan ★★★
10.00 Christmas with the Kranks (2004/PG)
Festive comedy, starring Tim Allen, Jamie Lee
Curtis, Julie Gonzalo and Dan Aykroyd ★★★
11.45 Home Alone 4 (2002/U) Comedy, starring
Mike Weinberg and French Stewart ★★
1.20am Her Magical Christmas (2017/U)
Romance, starring Jessica Lowndes ★★★★
3.00 The Christmas Contract (2018/12) Drama,
with Hilarie Burton and Robert Buckley ★★★
4.40-6.20am Coming Home for Christmas
(2017/U) Romance, starring Danica McKellar,
Neal Bledsoe and Andrew Francis ★★★★
SKY CINEMA FAMILY
4.50pm A Yeti Adventure (2017/u) Animation,
with Rachelle Lefevre and Noel Fisher ★★★
6.20 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017/U)
Animated adventure, with Will Arnett ★★★
8.00 Gulliver’s Travels (2010/PG) Comedy,
starring Jack Black and Emily Blunt ★★★
9.30 The Count of Monte Cristo (2002/PG)
Action, starring Jim Caviezel ★★★★
11.45 Honey: Rise up and Dance (2018/PG)
Drama, starring Bryshere Y Gray ★★★
1.35am Aquamarine (2006/PG) Family comedy,
starring Emma Roberts, Joanna ‘JoJo’ Levesque,
Sara Paxton and Jake McDorman ★★★
3.30 Against the Wild: The Great Elephant
Adventure (2018/PG) Drama, starring Elizabeth
Hurley and Sam Ashe Arnold ★★★
5.10-6.55am My Pet Dinosaur (2017/PG) Action,
starring Jordan Dulieu and Annabel Wolfe ★★
TCM
BBC RADIO 5 LIVE
693/909kHz 6.00am 5 live Breakfast 9.00
5 live Breakfast 10.00 The Emma Barnett Show
1.00pm Afternoon Edition 4.00 5 live Drive
7.00 5 live Sport 8.00 5 live Sport 10.30 Phil
Williams 1.00am Up All Night 5.00 Morning
Reports 5.15-6.00am Wake Up to Money
CLASSIC FM
100-102MHz 6.00am Tim Lihoreau 9.00 John
Suchet 1.00pm Anne-Marie Minhall 5.00 John
Brunning 7.00 Smooth Classics at Seven with
John Brunning 8.00 The Full Works Concert
with Jane Jones 10.00 Smooth Classics with
Margherita Taylor 1.00-6.00am Sam Pittis
TALKSPORT
1053/1089kHz 6.00am My Sporting Life 8.00
Alan Brazil 12.00m’t Matchday Live 5.00 FullTime Phone-in 7.00 Kick Off 10.00 Re:United
– The Best Bits 1.00-6.00am Extra Time
ABSOLUTE RADIO
1215kHz 6.00am Breakfast with Bush and
Richie. Music and discussion 10.00 Leona
Graham 1.00pm Ben Burrell 4.00 Hometime
with Pete Donaldson 7.00 Danielle Perry 10.00
Sarah Champion 1.00-6.00am Chris Martin
4.30pm Guns for San Sebastian (1968/PG)
Action, starring Anthony Quinn ★★★★
6.50 The Captive Heart (1946/PG) Drama,
starring Michael Redgrave, Rachel Kempson,
Frederick Leister and Mervyn Johns ★★★★
9.00 Nowhere to Run (1993/15) Action, starring
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette,
Kieran Culkin and Ted Levine ★★★
11.05 Sherlock Holmes (2009/12) Action, starring
Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law ★★★★
1.45am Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura
3.30 Hollywood’s Best Film Directors
5.30 TCM Shorts: Ben Miller Off Set
5.50-9.00am Anatomy of a Murder (1959/12)
Drama, starring James Stewart ★★★★★
SONY MOVIE CHANNEL
4.40pm Stranger than Fiction (2006/PG)
Comedy, starring Will Ferrell ★★★★
7.05 Secret Window (2004/PG) Thriller, starring
Johnny Depp and Maria Bello ★★★★
9.00 I Am Wrath (2016/15) Action, starring
John Travolta and Christopher Meloni ★★★
10.50 Drive Hard (2014/15) Action adventure,
starring Thomas Jane and John Cusack ★★
12.50am The Patriot (2000/15) Action, starring
Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger ★★★★
4.10-6.00am Hush (1998/PG) Drama, starring
Jessica Lange and Gwyneth Paltrow ★★★
mirror.co.uk/sport
DM1ST
TENNIS
BY NEIL McLEMAN
Tennis correspondent
@NeilMcLeman
ANDY MURRAY fought back
tears after winning the first
match of his latest comeback
– then confessed he does not
know how long he can keep
playing.
The former world No.1
overcame world No.234 James
Duckworth 6-3 6-4 at the
Brisbane International.
But the Scot, who underwent
hip surgery last January after
limping out of Wimbledon in
2017, then threw further doubt
on his long-term future.
“It’s been a really hard 18
months, a lot of ups and
downs,” he said in his
courtside interview. “It
was tricky just to get
back on
the court
competing, so I’m
happy I am
back out here.
“I want to
enjoy playing
tennis as long
as I can. I don’t
know how
much longer it’s
going to last,
but we’ll see.”
He admitted
before his
re tu r n D o w n
Under that he still
felt pain in the joint
and he struggled during his
88-minute victory, especially
wide on his forehand.
But Murray, 31, later sounded
more positive at his press
conference. “I thought I did
quite well,” he said. “I was
nervous, but I like nerves. I don’t
feel apprehensive about my hip.
“Today I didn’t really think
about it at all. I was in a little bit
of discomfort, but I didn’t feel
the hip on any movements for
my shots.”
He now faces Daniil Medvedev as he continues his buildup to the Australian Open,
which starts on January 14.
“It kills me I’ve not been able
to be there competing,” he
added. “The top three spots in
the rankings are still taken by
the same guys. Hopefully I
will get a few chances in the
coming months to play
against them again.”
DAILY MIRROR
WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 I DON’T
KNOW
HOW
MUCH
LONGER
I CAN
GO ON
Emotional Murray
casts future into doubt
after brave comeback win
FUN Roger Federer and Serena Williams had a ball
when they met in the mixed doubles at the Hopman Cup
in Perth. The Swiss superstar was victorious as his
country triumphed in the round-robin tie against the US.
GERAINT & FROOME
TO BATTLE IN TOUR
SUPER LEAGUE BID
TO STEP UP PACE
GERAINT THOMAS and
Chris Froome will bring
the curtain down on the
Team Sky era by going
head-to-head at the Tour
de France.
Four-times champion
Froome says he will not
defend his Giro d’Italia
title to concentrate on a
record-equalling fifth
Yellow Jersey. He said: “If
SUPER LEAGUE chief
executive Robert Elstone
insists the competition’s
new rules will speed up
the sport significantly.
Teams will be
subjected to a shot clock
at every scrum, goal-line
drop-out and conversion
to keep matches flowing.
Elstone (above) said:
“Our competition will get
BY MIKE WALTERS
I am able to win the Tour
de France for a fifth time,
it would be incredible.”
And Thomas (above,
with Froome), who won
his maiden Tour last year,
confirmed his intention to
defend the maillot jaune.
He said: “The main
goal will be to go back for
the best result I can.’’
Team Sky will look for a
new sponsor for 2019.
41
BY GARETH WALKER
faster, more intense and
more dramatic. The
changes are focused on
emphasising our sport’s
key attributes of
intensity, relentlessness
and integrity.”
Super League will also
have Golden Point extratime and reduced subs
this season, which kicks
off when St Helens face
Wigan on January 31.
DAILY MIRROR WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019
DM1ST
AYR
RESULTS
■ PRO-BET gave his
followers the perfect New
Year present when
JARVEYS PLATE scored
at 12-1 yesterday.
CHELTENHAM
12.15: JARVEYS PLATE (P J Brennan
12-1) 1; I Can’t Explain (5-6f) 2; Anemoi (9-2)
3. 7 ran. 13, hd. (F O’Brien). Tote: £14.10. £4.20,
£1.30. Tote Exacta: £30.70. Csf: £21.67. NR:
Coolanly. Tote Trifecta: £70.60
12.50: BEWARE THE BEAR (J McGrath
7-2) 1; Shanroe Santos (10-1) 2; Perfect
Candidate (16-1) 3. Some Chaos 9-4f. 9 ran.
5, 8. (N J Henderson). Tote: £4.10. £1.60, £2.80,
£3.00. Tote Exacta: £31.50. Csf: £37.79. Tricast:
£496.65. NR: Robinsfirth. Tote Trifecta: £254.90
1.25: LOSTINTRANSLATION (R M Power
3-1) 1; Defi Du Seuil (5-2) 2; Black Op (3-1)
3. On The Blind Side 9-4f. 4 ran. 1¼, 6. (C L
Tizzard). Tote: £3.80. Tote Exacta: £11.00. Csf:
£10.58. NR: Crucial Role. Tote Trifecta: £17.60
2.00: ASO (C Deutsch 3-1f) 1; Happy Diva
(8-1) 2; Ballyhill (7-1) 3. 7 ran. 2, 2¾. (Miss V
Williams). Tote: £3.70. £2.10, £3.00. Tote
Exacta: £26.60. Csf: £25.82. Tricast: £153.56.
NRs: Acting Lass, Give Me A Copper. No 3
Give Me A Copper was withdrawn not under
orders. Rule 4 does not apply. Tote Trifecta:
£131.40
2.35: AUX PTITS SOINS (H Skelton 5-1f)
1; De Name Evades Me (11-2) 2; The
Eaglehaslanded (12-1) 3. 14 ran. 7, shd. (D
Skelton). Tote: £5.30. £2.10, £2.30, £3.70. Tote
Exacta: £36.90. Csf: £29.64. Tricast: £319.63.
Tote Trifecta: £531.50
3.10: MIDNIGHT SHADOW (D Cook 8-1)
1; Wholestone (6-4f) 2; Old Guard (7-2) 3.
6 ran. 2¼, ½. (Mrs S J Smith). Tote: £6.60.
£2.70, £1.40. Tote Exacta: £21.30. Csf: £20.09.
Tote Trifecta: £67.50.
3.50: GLORY AND FORTUNE (R Johnson
7-2) 1; Cascova (3-1f) 2; Book Of Invasions
(15-2) 3. 10 ran. 4½, 1. (Tom Lacey). Tote:
£4.40. £1.90, £1.50, £2.40. Tote Exacta: £16.50.
Csf: £14.64. Tote Trifecta: £89.80
Jackpot: Not won. Quadpot: £34.80.
Placepot: £181.60.
CATTERICK
12.25: HOGAN’S HEIGHT (Page Fuller
11-8) 1; Legalized (11-1) 2; Vamanos (8-11f)
3. 6 ran. ¾, 11. (Jamie Snowden). Tote: £2.40.
£1.20, £3.90. Tote Exacta: £17.50. Csf: £14.72.
NR: Tight Call. Tote Trifecta: £26.40
1.00: THE HERDS GARDEN (Miss A
McCain 9-1) 1; Baratineur (11-8f) 2; Life
Knowledge (12-1) 3. 11 ran. 1½, 8. (D McCain
Jnr). Tote: £8.00. £2.50, £1.10, £3.00. Tote
Exacta: £41.80. Csf: £22.34. Tricast: £159.75.
Tote Trifecta: £168.80
1.35: DUKE DEBARRY (W T Kennedy
3-1) 1; Hurricane Dylan (5-1) 2; Braavos
(10-1) 3. Jack Devine 15-8f. 5 ran. 2½, 25. (N
J Henderson). Tote: £4.20. £2.20, £2.20. Tote
Exacta: £17.70. Csf: £17.11. Tote Trifecta:
£41.80
2.10: LASSANA ANGEL (A Johns 9-1) 1;
Mega Double (22-1) 2; Foxtrot Juliet (2-5f)
3. 8 ran. 9, ns. (T R Gretton). Tote: £14.30.
£2.30, £6.20, £1.02. Tote Exacta: £585.20. Csf:
£151.08. NR: See The Sea. Tote Trifecta:
£637.00
2.45: MANWELL (J England 9-4) 1; Eureu
Du Boulay (11-10f) 2; Tara Mac (16-1) 3. 8
ran. 4, 16. (Sam England). Tote: £3.10. £1.10,
£1.10, £2.40. Tote Exacta: £8.50. Csf: £5.64.
Tricast: £29.22. Tote Trifecta: £63.20
3.20: INCHCOLM (H Reed 7-1) 1; It’s All
About Me (10-1) 2; Midnight Queen (8-1)
3. Nemean Lion 4-5f. 9 ran. ½, 9. (Tristan
Davidson). Tote: £9.00. £1.60, £2.40, £2.00.
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Tote Exacta: £91.10. Csf: £67.40. Tricast:
£576.43. Tote Trifecta: £961.40.
Quadpot: £12.60. Placepot: £45.70.
MUSSELBURGH
12.30: HANNON (D Noonan 7-2) 1; Liva
(5-2) 2; Sarvi (11-2) 3. Al Kherb 6-4f. 7 ran. 6,
6. (J C McConnell). Tote: £4.30. £1.90, £1.80.
Tote Exacta: £8.70. Csf: £13.42. NR: Thunderhooves. Tote Trifecta: £48.40
1.05: JET MASTER (Lucy Alexander 12-1)
1; Knock House (11-8f) 2; Uptown Funk
(10-1) 3. 5 ran. 1¾, 1. (N W Alexander). Tote:
£10.80. £3.00, £1.30. Tote Exacta: £42.20. Csf:
£30.51. Tote Trifecta: £59.90
1.40: KNOCKGRAFFON (A Coleman 4-1)
1; Forth Bridge (7-4f) 2; Mixboy (3-1) 3. 5
ran. 1¾, 13. (Olly Murphy). Tote: £4.70. £2.50,
£1.30. Tote Exacta: £15.10. Csf: £12.07. Tote
Trifecta: £51.50
2.15: NORMAL NORMAN (D Noonan 8-1)
1; Chica Buena (5-2f) 2; Get Out The Gate
(6-1) 3. 9 ran. 1¾, 3¾. (J Ryan). Tote: £8.80.
£2.60, £1.50, £2.20. Tote Exacta: £30.70. Csf:
£29.52. Tricast: £131.88. NR: Night Of Glory.
Tote Trifecta: £271.90
2.50: CHEBSEY BEAU (D McMenamin
11-2) 1; Kajaki (6-4f) 2; Ballynanty (16-1) 3.
7 ran. 1¼, 2¼. (J J Quinn). Tote: £7.30. £2.90,
£1.60. Tote Exacta: £16.70. Csf: £14.05. Tote
Trifecta: £168.20
3.25: ELMONO (D R Fox 11-2) 1; Just
Minded (13-2) 2; Born For War (15-8) 3.
Always Lion 5-4f. 4 ran. 1¾, 1½. (Miss Lucinda
V Russell). Tote: £5.20. Tote Exacta: £27.20.
Csf: £30.18. Tote Trifecta: £40.30.
Quadpot: £30.20. Placepot: £131.80.
FAKENHAM
12.45: CLIFFSIDE PARK (L Stones 11-1)
1; Blu Cavalier (2-11f) 2; Vancouver (7-1) 3.
3 ran. 1¾, ½. (Olly Murphy). Tote: £7.10. Tote
Exacta: £15.50. Csf: £14.52. NR: Schap. Tote
Trifecta: £18.30
1.20: SIDEWAYS (Mr Thomas M O’Brien
11-4Jtf) 1; Stonebrigg Legend (11-4Jtf) 2;
Vaxalco (16-1) 3. 6 ran. 5, 14. (Christian
Williams). Tote: £3.00. £2.10, £2.00. Tote
Exacta: £10.80. Csf: £10.67. Tote Trifecta:
£111.80
1.55: CEARA BE (C Gethings 5-1) 1; Wind
Place And Sho (7-1) 2; Amanto (13-2) 3.
Kilbrew Boy 2-1f. 6 ran. nk, ¾. (A M Hales).
Tote: £5.90. £2.40, £3.60. Tote Exacta: £39.50.
Csf: £36.67. Tote Trifecta: £124.00
2.30: STRICTLYADANCER (D England
9-2) 1; Todd (7-2) 2; Aptly Put (3-1f) 3. 9 ran.
2½, 1¼. (Christian Williams). Tote: £5.90. £2.20,
£1.70, £1.40. Tote Exacta: £26.20. Csf: £21.30.
Tricast: £54.53. Tote Trifecta: £95.30
3.05: CRAIGMOR (D England 10-11f) 1;
Volt Face (15-2) 2; The Drone (11-4) 3. 4 ran.
1¼, 11. (Olly Murphy). Tote: £1.50. Tote Exacta:
£7.00. Csf: £7.13. NR: Molly Carew. Tote
Trifecta: £13.00
3.40: HAVANA HERMANO (C Gethings
6-1) 1 ; Swaffham Bulbeck (9-2) 2 ;
Regarding Ruth (4-1) 3. Starjac 5-2f. 10 ran.
ns, 3. (Stuart Edmunds). Tote: £7.30. £2.10,
£1.50, £2.40. Tote Exacta: £36.00. Csf: £33.57.
Tote Trifecta: £203.30
Quadpot: £26.80. Placepot: £719.70
SOUTHWELL
12.35: SWISS CHIME (K T O’Neill 10-1)
1; Hanati (9-4) 2; Jungle Secret (9-2) 3. Point
Zero 6-4f. 5 ran. ¾, ¾. (D K Ivory). Tote: £11.90.
£4.50, £1.80. Tote Exacta: £40.00. Csf: £32.63.
Tote Trifecta: £139.70
1.10: BELLEVARDE (H Doyle 14-1) 1;
Dollar Value (11-2) 2; Jack The Truth (5-1)
3. Global Melody 7-2f. 9 ran. ¾, hd. (R J Price).
Tote: £13.10. £3.30, £2.40, £2.20. Tote Exacta:
£92.00. Csf: £86.11. Tricast: £444.23. Tote
Trifecta: £747.30
1.45: MOONRAKER (L Morris 15-2) 1;
Watchable (9-1) 2; Ornate (3-1) 3. Jashma
11-4f. 8 ran. ½, nk. (M Appleby). Tote: £8.20.
£2.40, £2.00, £1.20. Tote Exacta: £55.60. Csf:
£69.90. Tricast: £247.11. Tote Trifecta: £365.50
2.20: SAINT EQUIANO (C Rodriguez 5-1)
1; Custard The Dragon (5-1) 2; Gentlemen
(12-1) 3. Angel Palanas 3-1f. 8 ran. 1¼, ½. (K
Dalgleish). Tote: £5.80. £1.90, £1.70, £3.90.
Tote Exacta: £34.70. Csf: £30.63. Tricast:
£287.91. Tote Trifecta: £274.40
2.55: SHOWBOATING (L Edmunds 5-1)
1; Tagur (9-2) 2; Pearl Spectre (12-1) 3.
Thechildren’strust 5-4f. 8 ran. 2¾, 2¾. (J
Balding). Tote: £5.90. £1.50, £1.30, £2.40. Tote
Exacta: £24.80. Csf: £26.81. Tricast: £255.96.
Tote Trifecta: £236.50
3.30: BOND ANGEL (K Begley 7-1) 1;
Angel’s Acclaim (13-2f) 2; Catapult (7-1) 3.
13 ran. 1¼, shd. (P D Evans). Tote: £5.30. £2.30,
£2.10, £2.70. Tote Exacta: £23.10. Csf: £52.14.
Tricast: £336.66. NR: War Of Succession. Tote
Trifecta: £152.30.
Quadpot: £30.20. Placepot: £335.10.
EXETER
12.40: EXTRA MAG (T Scudamore 11-10f)
1; Precious Bounty (7-2) 2; Sermando (14-1)
3. 9 ran. 1¾, 7. (D Pipe). Tote: £1.90. £1.10,
£1.50, £3.70. Tote Exacta: £5.70. Csf: £5.23.
Tote Trifecta: £45.40
1.15: CLIFFS OF DOVER (Bryony Frost
7-2) 1; Ebony Gale (11-2) 2; Trans Express
(2-1f) 3. 6 ran. 6, 2. (P F Nicholls). Tote: £3.20.
£1.30, £2.60. Tote Exacta: £10.90. Csf: £23.31.
Tote Trifecta: £24.60
1.50: GREANETEEN (Bryony Frost 3-1)
1; Caribert (Evensf) 2; Hey Bud (10-1) 3. 18
ran. 8, 8. (P F Nicholls). Tote: £4.60. £1.30,
£1.50, £3.20. Tote Exacta: £10.30. Csf: £7.13.
Tote Trifecta: £64.80
2.25: ACHILLE (H F Nugent 6-1) 1; Le
Boizelo (7-2) 2; Run To Milan (9-4f) 3. 11
ran. 5, 16. (Miss V Williams). Tote: £6.10. £2.20,
£1.20, £1.60. Tote Exacta: £39.10. Csf: £30.00.
Tricast: £64.05. Tote Trifecta: £75.40
3.00: WHITE MOON (T Scudamore 4-6f)
1; The Last Day (7-4) 2; Notre Ami (8-1) 3.
5 ran. 4, 4½. (C L Tizzard). Tote: £1.40. £1.10,
£1.30. Tote Exacta: £2.30. Csf: £2.45. Tote
Trifecta: £3.60
3.35: SPRING WOLF (J Best 12-1) 1; Cap
Du Nord (5-2Jtf) 2; Triple Chief (12-1) 3.
Skewiff 5-2Jtf. 8 ran. 3¾, 11. (R Walford). Tote:
£9.50. £2.90, £1.20, £2.60. Tote Exacta: £57.90.
Csf: £45.41. Tote Trifecta: £405.70.
4.05: NEW AGE DAWNING (T Scudamore
5-2) 1; Kalooki (9-2) 2; Rufio (7-2) 3. Mister
Timmytucks 2-1f. 9 ran. 1, 11. (D Pipe). Tote:
£4.00. £1.30, £1.50, £1.60. Tote Exacta: £16.70.
Csf: £15.08. NR: Big Boy Blues. Tote Trifecta:
£48.90
Quadpot: £4.10. Placepot: £11.20.
NEWSBOY
12.30 JOHNBB
1.00 STRONG RESEMBLANCE
1.35 SEBASTOPOL
2.10 ECHO EXPRESS
2.40 BRYDEN BOY
3.10 FLYING JACK
3.45 LILY’S GEM
BOUVERIE
12.30 JOHNBB
1.00 STRONG RESEMBLANCE
1.35 SEBASTOPOL
2.10 ECHO EXPRESS (NAP)
2.40 ROAD TO GOLD
3.10 GLITTERING LOVE
3.45 LILY’S GEM
SCOTTISH GRAND NATIONAL MAIDEN HURDLE
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(5) 2m 4f 100yds Winner £3,379 (11 run)
12.30
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030P ASKING FOR ANSWERS (49) M Todhunter 6 11-6 ...........Craig Nichol 71 GS
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FORM
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80-1 (11-0) pu in race won by Highland Hunter (11-0) at Ayr 2m 4f mdn hdl (5) hvy i
3-45 BUDDHA SCHEME (28) Miss L Russell 5 11-6 .........................Derek Fox 95 S
16-1 (10-13) 5th of 10, 24l behind Newtide (11-2) at Haydock 2m 7f mdn hdl (4) sft
3-3 GLINGER FLAME (240) N Richards 7 11-6 (BF) ................................R Day - 15-8fav (10-9) 3rd of 10, 8l behind Finawn Bawn (10-12) at Ayr 2m NH flat (5) gd
4P-6P0 GOLAN WARRIOR (7) S Crawford (IRE) 6 11-6 ........................J J Slevin 41 Y
66-1 (11-1) last of 11, well behind Presented Well (11-5) at Down Royal 2m 1f mdn hdl
1/0-F0 GOLDEN DRUMLEE (24) S McParlan (IRE) 7 11-6...Mr N McParlan (3) 41 G
66-1 (11-9) 12th of 18, well behind Tornado Flyer (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl
23 JOHNBB (20) Tom Lacey 5 11-6 (SF)..........................................A Coleman ●134 GS
14-1 (11-0) 3rd of 17, 4½l behind Birchdale (11-0) at Warwick 2m 5f mdn hdl (4) gs
211-34 MANETTI (20) N Alexander 7 11-6 (EW)........................... Lucy Alexander 110 H
7-1 (10-12) 4th of 5, 26l off Diger Daudaie (10-12) at Newcastle 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4)
4-3302 MISTERMOONBOY (34) L Kerr 5 11-6............................................D Cook 112 H
50-1 (11-8) 2nd of 11, 4l off Buster Valentine (11-8) at Ayr 2m mdn hdl (5) hvy in Nov
0-P063 OH NO (65) M Barnes 7 11-6.......................................................D Irving (3) 103 G
16-1 (10-9) 3rd of 4, 17l off Scheu Time (10-12) at Ayr 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) gd
03552/ MARGARET’S ROSE (655) A B Hamilton 9 10-13.....C McCormack (3) - 7-2 (10-9) 2nd of 5, 1½l off Flobury (10-13) at Uttoxeter 2m 7f (5) sft
SAVANNAH MOON (75) G Elliott (IRE) 5 10-13 (F) ..................S Quinlan - 5-1fav (10-0) 10th of 15, 12l behind Grandscape (9-11) at Redcar 1m 2f ladies hcp (6)
BETTING: 11-10 Johnbb, 5 Savannah Moon, 6 Mistermoonboy, 13-2 Glinger Flame, 10 Manetti,
20 Oh No, Buddha Scheme, 25 Margaret’s Rose, Golden Drumlee, Golan Warrior.
2018: CAVENTARA 6 11 6 D Cook 11-2 (A M Thomson) 8 ran
1.00
1
BOOK FOR THE AYRSHIRE WEDDING SHOW
H’CAP HURDLE (4) 3m Winner £4,484 (9 run)
00/4-0 GARS BAR DINE (35) Miss L Russell 8 11-12..................B Campbell (5) 90 VS
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50-1 (11-7) 8th of 10, 42l off Always Resolute (10-6) at Wetherby 2m 4f hcp hdl (4)
34-033 LETEMGO (31) A B Hamilton 11 11-11 (CD) ......................C McCormack (3) 118 S
16-1 (11-0) 3rd of 10, 16l off Top Billing (10-0) at Carlisle 3m 1f hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec
5P2-61 CRAIGANBOY (34) (H) N Alexander 10 11-10 (CD) (F)....G Cockburn (3) 117 H
14-1 (10-9) won at Ayr 3m nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov beating Vinnie Lewis (11-4) by 3l,
421121 STRONG RESEMBLANCE (7) Oliver Greenall 8 11-7 (D) (SF)R Turner (7) ●129S
9-4 (11-6) won at Huntingdon 3m 1f hcp hdl (4) sft bt Fearsome Fred (10-1) by 13l
45-535 ASK THE TYCOON (21) (V) Miss L Russell 6 11-5 (C, D, BF)...Derek Fox 120 H
6-4fav (11-5) 5th of 10, 28l off Sheriff Garrett (11-10) at Hexham 2m 4f hcp hdl (4) sft
/403-0 SHTAN ON (34) A Whillans 8 11-5 .................................................C Bewley 82 H
33-1 (11-3) 8th of 11, 41l behind Road To Gold (11-10) at Ayr 2m 5f hcp hdl (4) hvy
30-004 PISTOL (31) J E Dixon 10 11-1 (EW) ......................................Mr J Dixon (7) 117 G
14-1 (10-4) 4th of 12, 15l behind Xpo Universel (9-7) at Carlisle 2m 1f hcp hdl (2) hvy
3120/0 MARLEE MASSIE (25) N Alexander 10 11-1 (C) ............. Lucy Alexander 83 S
20-1 (10-13) last of 9, 39l off Tomkevi (11-4) at Wetherby 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft
40-400 NO NO MAC (149) R M Smith 10 10-13 (C D) ....................S Mulqueen (3) 110 G
25-1 (11-10) 7th of 13, well behind Bold Image (11-8) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f hcp hdl (4)
BETTING: 11-8 Strong Resemblance, 4 Craiganboy, 5 Ask The Tycoon, 6 Letemgo, 10 Pistol, 20
Gars Bar Dine, 25 Shtan On, No No Mac, Marlee Massie.
2018: TOO MANY CHIEFS 7 11 6 F O’Toole (5) 5-1 (Mrs S Watt) 11 ran
1.35
1
AYRSHIRE WEDDING SHOW JANUARY 26 & 27
NOVICES’ HURDLE (4) 2m Winner £4,484 (12 run)
/310-1 DALI MAIL (34) D Whillans 6 11-11 (CD) (F) .........................C Whillans (3) 113 H
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2-1fav (11-5) won at Ayr 2m mdn hdl (5) hvy in Nov bt Sporting Press (11-8) by 8l
11111/ AS THE CROW FLIES (625) S McParlan (IRE) 8 11-5Mr N McParlan (3) - 4-6 (12-2) won at Loughanmore 3m ptp gs in Apr ‘17 beating Mart Lane (11-6) by 5l
344P-0 BATTLE HARD (21) (H) Daragh Bourke 7 11-5 .................Steven Fox (5) 28 S
40-1 (10-9) last of 8, well behind Know The Score (11-0) at Hexham 2m 4f mdn hdl (4)
23P DARK RULER (13) J Ward 10 11-5.................................................H Brooke 106 G
9-2 (11-0) pu in race won by Manamite (11-0) at Hexham 2m mdn hdl (5) hvy 6 ran
314 NOT THE CHABLIS (34) N Alexander 5 11-5 (D) (EW) Lucy Alexander 104 H
12-1 (11-8) 4th of 9, 12l behind Dali Mail (11-5) at Ayr 2m mdn hdl (5) hvy in Nov
11-4 SEBASTOPOL (68) Tom Lacey 5 11-5 (BF, CD) (SF).................A Coleman ●127 G
15-8fav (11-0) 4th of 13, 7l off Thomas Darby (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m mdn hdl (3) gd
00-0PP STRATHY (181) J Goldie 6 11-5 .....................................D McMenamin (7) - 66-1 (10-11) pu in a race won by Judge Earle (11-0) at Perth 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) gd
26-4 TIMESAWAITING (225) Miss L Russell 6 11-5................S Mulqueen (3) 104 G
7-2 (10-12) 4th of 14, 10l off Kick On Dottie (10-11) at Hexham 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gd
30-23 WHOSHOTTHESHERIFF (113) G Elliott (IRE) 5 11-5...............S Quinlan - 6-1 (11-7) 3rd of 17, 5l behind Drop The Anchor (11-2) at Listowel 2m 4yo NH flat
2/P-P ROBIN DE PLAN (34) F Murtagh 8 10-12..........................L Murtagh (3) - 66-1 (10-12) pu in a race won by Buster Valentine (11-8) at Ayr 2m mdn hdl (5) hvy
/3-P30 SOUTHEAST ROSE (76) M Todhunter 6 10-12..............................D Cook - 100-1 (10-12) 11th of 16, 28l off Mega Yeats (10-12) at Carlisle 2m 1f mares n h flat (5)
40 GLENPARK (49) Miss L Russell 4 10-7 .......................................Derek Fox 101 G
8-1 (10-7) 7th of 9, well behind Nelson River (10-12) at Bangor 2m 1f 3yo mdn hdl (4)
BETTING: 10-11 Sebastopol, 11-2 Dali Mail, 6 Whoshotthesheriff, 10 Timesawaiting, 12 Not The
Chablis, Dark Ruler, As The Crow Flies, 20 Glenpark.
2018: BETTER GETALONG 7 11 11 R Day (3) 2-11 Fav (N Richards) 7 ran
TODAY’S FAB 4 TIPS
NORTHERNER’S NAP
GLITTERING LOVE (3.10 Ayr)
TOPSPOT
ILLUSTRISSIME (2.20 Wolverhampton)
WEST COUNTRY’S BEST
ROSEMARY RUSSET (3.00 Hereford)
SPEEDHORSE
ROYAL PROSPECT (6.45 Newc)
GOING: Soft.
COURSE: Ayr is an oval circuit of a mile and a
half with a run-in of 210 yards. It is relatively flat and
is one of the fastest jumps courses in Britain. There
are six hurdles or nine fences on each circuit. Long
striding galloping types do well here as do frontrunners.
TOP TRAINERS: N Richards 37-157 (23.6%),
Miss L Russell 31-260 (11.9%), N Alexander 24-208
(11.5%), S Crawford 13-116 (11.2%), M Todhunter
10-57 (17.5%), A M Thomson 9-54 (16.7%), I
Duncan 8-83 (9.6%), D Whillans 7-32 (21.9%), J
Goldie 6-80 (7.5%), R M Smith 6-116 (5.2%), G
Elliott 3-29 (10.3%), Mrs L Normile 3-35 (8.6%).
TRAINER TARGETS (won today’s race
at least twice in last 10 years): 2.40: S
Crawford (16, 18); 3.45: N Richards (15, 18).
CHEEKPIECES: 1.00 Strong Resemblance,
2.10 Echo Express, John Williams, 2.40 Bryden Boy,
3.10 Mash Potato, Present Flight*, Purple Harry,
Spinning Scooter (*=1st time).
TOP JOCKEYS: B Hughes 50-239 (20.9%), H
Brooke 15-118 (12.7%), Derek Fox 15-151 (9.9%),
Craig Nichol 14-142 (9.9%), R Day 12-52 (23.1%),
Ross Chapman 12-58 (20.7%), C Whillans 8-38
(21.1%), S Mulqueen 8-90 (8.9%), L Alexander
8-100 (8%), B Campbell 7-38 (18.4%), Sam
Coltherd 7-43 (16.3%), D Irving 7-61 (11.5%).
1ST TIME BLINKERS: 2.10 Cool Valley; 2.40
Elusive Theatre.
TONGUE STRAPS: 12.30 Buddha Scheme,
Oh No, 1.00 Craiganboy, Ask The Tycoon*, Pistol*, No
No Mac, 1.35 Dali Mail, Timesawaiting, Robin De
Plan*, 2.10 Beau Et Sublime, Mumgos Debut, Las
Tunas*, 2.40 Fine Rightly, 3.10 Present Flight, Mash
Potato, Flying Jack, Left Back, Spinning Scooter
(*=1st time).
1ST RUN SINCE WIND OP: 2.10 Mumgos
Debut.
1ST TIME HOODS: None.
PROFITABLE RACES FOR FAVS: 2.40,
3.45.
3
4
5
6
- 25-1 (9-11) 5th of 7, 11l behind Le Patriote (11-0) at Ayr 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) gd in Nov
643-24 MUMGOS DEBUT (49) Miss L Russell 11 11-4 (D) .....................Derek Fox 119 GS
10-1 (11-12) 4th of 7, 10l behind Casual Cavalier (11-10) at Ayr 2m hcp chs (4) hvy
60-P21 ECHO EXPRESS (21) N Richards 7 11-2 (D) (SF) .......................B Hughes 119 S
7-4fav (11-11) won at Hexham 2m hcp (5) sft in Dec bt Kavanaghs Corner (11-3) by ½l
4-0351 JOHN WILLIAMS (30) A M Thomson 10 11-2 (D)(F) Rachel McDonald (5) 116 GS
7-4fav (10-6) won at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp chs (4) gd in Dec bt Henry’s Joy (11-12) 1l
244244 COOL VALLEY (30) (B) William Young Jnr 10 10-10.......................D Cook ●121 G
15-2 (10-7) 4th of 5, 14l off John Williams (10-6) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp chs (4)
5-2432 LAS TUNAS (24) R M Smith 7 10-0 (C D).........................S Mulqueen (3) 120 H
5-1 (10-1) 2nd of 11, 21l off Xpo Universel (10-11) at Kelso 2m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs
BETTING: 7-4 John Williams, 9-4 Echo Express, 5 Las Tunas, 13-2 Mumgos Debut, 10 Cool
Valley, 14 Beau Et Sublime.
2018: No corresponding race.
FRAZER COOGANS H’CAP HURDLE (3)
2m 5f Winner £9,357 (8 run)
2.40
1
1234-0 ONE FOR HARRY (59) N Richards 11 11-12 (D)..................................R Day 141
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
H
14-1 (11-2) 8th of 9, 22l behind Aspen Colorado (10-5) at Carlisle 2m 4f hcp hdl (2)
112-4F SENOR LOMBARDY (24) K Dalgleish 6 11-11 (SF) ....................B Hughes - 12-5 (11-1) fell in race won by Donna’s Diamond (11-1) at Kelso 2m 7f nov chs (3) gs
20544- FINE RIGHTLY (249) (H) S Crawford (IRE) 11 11-8 (CD)...........C O’Farrell - 16-1 (11-10) 4th of 14, 31l off Heron Heights (11-5) at Punchestown 3m hcap ch sft
3P-45R ELUSIVE THEATRE (17) (B) S Crawford (IRE) 8 11-4 (CD) (EW)J J Slevin 138 H
20-1 (9-13) Refused to race behind Salty Boy (10-7) at Navan 2m 4f hcp hdl in Dec
00-002 BRYDEN BOY (12) Jennie Candlish 9 10-13 (C) .........................S Quinlan 140 H
10-1 (11-11) 2nd of 13, nk off Lord Getaway (10-7) at Uttoxeter 2m 7f hcp hdl (4) hvy
22-116 AYE RIGHT (46) Mrs H Graham 6 10-12 (D).................................C Bewley 139 G
14-1 (10-12) 6th of 14, 4½l behind Speedo Boy (10-7) at Cheltenham 2m 5f (2) gd
524-1P ROAD TO GOLD (11) N Alexander 10 10-11 (CD).............. Lucy Alexander 138 H
12-1 (11-2) pu in race won by The Hollow Ginge (11-3) at Haydock 2m 7f hcp hdl (3)
4-0622 ARTHURS SECRET (23) A M Thomson 9 10-10 (F)Rachel McDonald (5) ●142G
4-1 (10-12) 2nd of 9, 2¼l behind Court Liability (11-9) at Musselburgh 3m hcp hdl (3)
BETTING: 5-2 Senor Lombardy, 3 Arthurs Secret, 5 Bryden Boy, 8 Fine Rightly, Aye Right, 10
One For Harry, Elusive Theatre, 16 Road To Gold.
2018: ELUSIVE THEATRE(Ire) 7 10 6 J J Slevin (3) 11-4 Fav (S Crawford) 9 ran
WINTER WEDDINGS AT WESTERN HOUSE HOTEL
H’CAP CHASE (5) 3m Winner £3,314 (8 run)
3.10
1
4P-553 PRESENT FLIGHT (31) Miss L Russell 10 12-0 (F)...........T Willmott (7) ●110 GS
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9-4 (9-13) 3rd of 6, 1¾l behind Calivigny (10-3) at Carlisle 2m 4f hcp chs (2) hvy
1114-1 GLITTERING LOVE (13) N Richards 7 11-13 (D) (SF).................B Hughes 109 H
9-5 (11-0) won at Hexham 2m 4f nov hcp chs (4) hvy in Dec bt Well Above Par (12-0) 2¾l
3430F5 IMPERIAL PRINCE (34) I Duncan 10 11-12 (EW)........................H Brooke 105 G
22-1 (10-9) 5th of 11, 20l off Geronimo (10-13) at Ayr 3m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Nov
03433P MASH POTATO (32) N C Kelly (IRE) 9 11-5 .................................C Orr (5) - 100-1 (11-5) pu in race won by Mortal (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 5f beg chs gd in Dec
1U4F-F FLYING JACK (73) M Barnes 9 11-2........................................D Irving (3) - 3-1 (11-0) fell in race won by Absolutely Dylan (11-3) at Sedgefield 2m 3f beg chs (4)
P624-5 PURPLE HARRY (31) Miss T Jackson 11 10-13 (D) ...Ross Chapman (3) 108 S
16-1 (9-11) 5th of 8, 23l off Kings Eclipse (10-6) at Carlisle 3m hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec
123-66 LEFT BACK (30) N Alexander 7 10-9 (D) ........................ Lucy Alexander 77 G
16-1 (10-12) 6th of 9, 39l off Thomas Todd (11-5) at Musselburgh 3m nov hcp chs (4)
334P04 SPINNING SCOOTER (55) M Barnes 9 10-8.............Sam Coltherd (5) 108 G
16-1 (10-6) 4th of 6, well behind Kovera (10-1) at Sedgefield 3m 2f nov hcp chs (4) gd
BETTING: 2 Glittering Love, 5-2 Present Flight, 4 Flying Jack, 8 Mash Potato, 12 Imperial
Prince, Purple Harry, 20 Left Back, 25 Spinning Scooter.
2018: No corresponding race.
HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM AYR RACECOURSE STANDARD
OPEN NH FLAT RACE (5) 2m Winner £2,274 (10 run)
3.45
1
6-61 CURRAMORE (134) Mrs L Normile 5 11-12.......................G Cockburn (3) 95
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
6
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ARNICA N Alexander 6 11-5 ............................................... Lucy Alexander BUSHMILL BOY D Whillans 5 11-5 ...............................................C Bewley HOLME ABBEY (49) N Richards 6 11-5 (F) ................D McMenamin (7) 100
LILY’S GEM (260) S Crawford (IRE) 6 11-5 (SF)..........................B Hughes ●112
LOOKS LIKE MURT (605) Miss L Russell 6 11-5 (EW)..B Campbell (5) METRO BOULOT DODO (20) Daragh Bourke 6 11-5.....Steven Fox (5) 97
TRANS DES OBEAUX R Ross 5 11-5........................Ross Chapman (3) GALAHILL (241) William Young Jnr 6 10-12..................Sam Coltherd (5) WEAVE SOME MAGIC T Reed 4 10-7 .....................................H Reed (3) -
AYR - AY
HEREFORD - HE
NEWCASTLE - NE
WOLVERHAMPTON - WO
Abbeygrey
1.20 HE
Admiral Rooke
6.15 NE
Air Of York
3.20 WO
Alligator
1.45 WO
Amourie
4.45 NE
Argus
2.20 WO
Arnica
3.45 AY
Arqalina
12.50 HE
Arthurs Secret
2.40 AY
As The Crow Flies 1.35 AY
Ascot Week
5.45 NE
Ask The Tycoon
1.00 AY
Asking For Answers 12.30AY
Astra Via
1.55 HE
Astrophysics
1.45 WO
Athollblair Boy
6.45 NE
Atyaaf
1.10 WO
Aye Right
2.40 AY
Bahama Moon
12.50 HE
Bahango
7.15 NE
Bally Lagan
12.50 HE
Ballydarsi
1.20 HE
Battle Hard
1.35 AY
Be Thankful
3.35 NE
Beau Et Sublime 2.10 AY
Bempton Cliffs
3.35 NE
Benji
4.45 NE
Benny And The Jets 1.10 WO
Black Jack Jaxon 1.20 HE
Bobby Joe Leg
5.45 NE
Born At Midnight 1.55 HE
Boston T Party
1.55 HE
Breaking Records 4.10 NE
Brother In Arms 12.40 WO
Bryden Boy
2.40 AY
Buddha Scheme 12.30 AY
Bushmill Boy
3.45 AY
Camanche Grey
7.15 NE
Captain Ryan
12.40 WO
Carnage
1.55 HE
Carpet Time
1.45 WO
Castle Hill Cassie 2.50 WO
Caustic Love
5.15 NE
Cedar Valley
3.30 HE
Central City
2.20 WO
Charming Zen
2.30 HE
Chase End Charlie 3.00 HE
Chosen World
6.15 NE
Cloudlam
3.35 NE
Coisa Blanco
12.50 HE
Come On Tier
4.10 NE
Compton River 12.40 WO
Cool Valley
2.10 AY
Coolagh Magic
5.15 NE
Cottonvale
12.50 HE
Cougar Kid
3.00 HE
Craiganboy
1.00 AY
Creek Harbour
3.20 WO
Crossing The Line 2.50 WO
Curramore
3.45 AY
Dali Mail
1.35 AY
Dark Alliance
3.20 WO
Dark Ruler
1.35 AY
Dawn Delight
1.10 WO
Decoration Of War 5.45 NE
Dirchill
6.15 NE
Discreet Hero
6.45 NE
Don Herbager
12.50 HE
Dont Be Robin
12.50 HE
Dream Ally
1.45 WO
Dubai Acclaim
4.10 NE
Dubai Elegance
3.20 WO
Dutch Pursuit
4.45 NE
Eaton Miller
1.20 HE
Echo Express
2.10 AY
Elliot The Dragon 1.45 WO
Elusive Theatre 2.40 AY
Emjayem
12.40 WO
Encoded
7.15 NE
Equiano Springs 6.45 NE
Escape Clause
5.45 NE
Eufemia
1.10 WO
Fantasy Justifier 1.45 WO
Fast Track
3.20 WO
Fiction Writer
4.45 NE
Fields Of Fire
3.35 NE
Fine Rightly
2.40 AY
Fingal’s Cave
6.15 NE
First Drift
2.30 HE
Flying Jack
3.10 AY
Fort Benton
1.10 WO
Frankie Rapper
3.00 HE
G
H
S
GS
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BETTING: 10-11 Lily’s Gem, 11-2 Holme Abbey, 13-2 Curramore, Looks Like Murt, 14 Bushmill
Boy, Arnica, 16 Metro Boulot Dodo, 25 Weave Some Magic.
2018: IDEE DE GARDE 5 11 5 R Day (3) 2-1 Fav (N Richards) 9 ran
TODAY’S ABC GUIDE TO FOUR MEETINGS
Fuel Injection
7.15 NE
Funkadelic
7.15 NE
Gabrial The Tiger 3.20 WO
Galahill
3.45 AY
Gardiners Hill
3.00 HE
Gars Bar Dine
1.00 AY
Geography Teacher 5.15 NE
Georgina Joy
1.20 HE
Getaway Honey 3.30 HE
Glenpark
1.35 AY
Glinger Flame
12.30 AY
Glittering Love
3.10 AY
Global Tango
6.45 NE
Go Long
2.30 HE
Golan Warrior
12.30 AY
Golden Drumlee 12.30 AY
Good Impression 1.55 HE
Gunnabedun
5.15 NE
Half Full
4.45 NE
Harvest Day
6.15 NE
High Acclaim
2.20 WO
Highly Sprung
6.45 NE
Holme Abbey
3.45 AY
Hooflepuff
1.10 WO
Ice Pyramid
3.35 NE
Ifandabut
12.50 HE
Illustrissime
2.20 WO
Imperial Prince
3.10 AY
Inaam
3.20 WO
Indian Affair
1.45 WO
Island Of Life
2.50 WO
Jimmy Bell
12.50 HE
John Williams
2.10 AY
Johnbb
12.30 AY
Jurys Out
12.50 HE
Just Once
4.45 NE
Katheefa
6.45 NE
Kemmeridge Bay 12.40 WO
Kentucky Kingdom 4.45 NE
Knight Ofthe Realm 1.20 HE
Lads Order
5.15 NE
Las Tunas
2.10 AY
Last Glance
3.35 NE
Late Shipment
3.00 HE
Le Manege Enchante
12.40 WO
Left Back
3.10 AY
Letemgo
1.00 AY
Liberty Bella
3.30 HE
Lily’s Gem
3.45 AY
Little Rich
1.55 HE
Looks Like Murt 3.45 AY
Loveherandleaveher 3.30 HE
Lucky Violet
5.45 NE
Lucymai
2.50 WO
Magnetize
3.30 HE
Maid Millie
1.10 WO
Makety
3.30 HE
Malachys Girl
3.30 HE
Man Of Verve
5.45 NE
Manetti
12.30 AY
Margaret’s Rose 12.30 AY
Marlee Massie
1.00 AY
Mash Potato
3.10 AY
Metro Boulot Dodo 3.45 AY
Michele Strogoff 2.20 WO
Military Law
2.20 WO
Min Tiky
12.50 HE
Minuty
1.10 WO
Miss Bar Beach
2.50 WO
Mistermoonboy 12.30 AY
Mrs Todd
1.10 WO
Mumgos Debut
2.10 AY
My Target
4.10 NE
Newmarket Warrior 5.45 NE
Nick Vedder
6.45 NE
No No Jolie
12.50 HE
No No Mac
1.00 AY
No Trumps
3.30 HE
Noble Saffron
1.55 HE
Not The Chablis
1.35 AY
Novabridge
7.15 NE
Oh No
12.30 AY
●ONE FOR HARRY 2.40 AY
Paparazzi
5.45 NE
Pattie
2.50 WO
Peachey Carnehan 1.45 WO
Peak Princess
2.50 WO
Pistol
1.00 AY
Plansina
1.55 HE
Popping Corks
5.15 NE
Poppy In The Wind 7.15 NE
Poucor
1.55 HE
Present Flight
3.10 AY
Present Times
3.00 HE
Primogeniture
12.50 HE
Probability
1.10 WO
Purple Harry
3.10 AY
Push Back
1.10 WO
TRAINERS: T Dascombe 3-3
(100%), M Channon 4-8 (50%),
N Alexander 4-12 (33%), P Kirby
9-28 (32%), J Gosden 5-17
(29%), J Tate 3-11 (27%), R
Fahey 3-12 (25%), H Oliver 3-12
(25%), Venetia Williams 6-24
(24%), E Williams 4-17 (24%),
N Henderson 11-49 (22%), O
Murphy 4-18 (22%), T Lacey
3-14 (21%), Lucinda Russell 3-15
(20%).
JOCKEYS: C Rodriguez 5-13
(38%), M Harley 4-12 (33%), R
Havlin 4-13 (31%), J Sullivan 4-13
(31%), N de Boinville 6-20 (30%),
B McHugh 4-16 (25%), L Williams
3-12 (25%), C Hammond 3-14
(21%), R Dunne 5-25 (20%), R
Kingscote 4-20 (20%).
STAT OF THE DAY
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TERESA DEWAN H’CAP
CHASE (4) 2m 110yds Winner £4,614 (6 run)
2.10
1
/22605 BEAU ET SUBLIME (60) R M Smith 9 11-12 (D) ...................D Irving (3)
2
IN FORM
Trainer Nicky Richards and jockey
Danny McMenamin have a 60 per
cent strike rate when teaming up
at Ayr - three winners from six
runners for a level stake profit of
5.25pts. So look out for HOLME
ABBEY (3.45).
TOP DOG’S BEST
HOVE (12 races):12.09 Droopys Tess, 12.39
Swift Anubis, 1.08 Rocket Shot, 1.39
Boherdeel Jim (NAP).
ROMFORD (14): 2.12 Wildfire Sky, 2.52
Skyline Rocky, 3.49 Lyla Odell, 4.29 Webbys Twinkle.
TODAY’S BAGS DOGS
SWINDON 11.03: Ballymac Janice (4-2-3).
11.19: Go On My Son (NB) (4-1-3). 11.34:
Tertius (2-1-5). 11.48: Builders Duchess
(2-4-3). 12.04: Snaffi Me Daddy (4-3-1).
12.18: County Arms Girl (1-2-3). 12.33:
Cash Me In (3-5-1). 12.48: Brickfield Fly
(3-2-4). 1.04: Wi Fi (6-3-5). 1.19: Droopys
Act (1-5-4). 1.33: Gatchells Friend (NAP)
(2-4-5). 1.51: Listen Kane (5-1-6).
NEWCASTLE 11.11: On Your Bike (3-4-1).
11.26: Go Mike (5-2-1). 11.41: Drop The
Pilot (NB) (1-3-2). 11.56: Mill Zita (4-6-1).
12.11: Head Puma (NAP) (6-4-2). 12.26:
Wise Wonder (1-4-5). 12.42: Alnwick
Prince (3-4-1). 12.57: Vatican Punch (5-43). 1.12: Turn The Screw (2-5-6). 1.17:
Butidontdrink (4-5-6). 1.44: Droppys
Happy (5-1-4). 1.59: Lone Ice (2-6-4).
BELLE VUE 2.08: Cabra Silver (5-2-3). 2.27:
Aero Kane (5-3-2). 2.47: Hulk Miss (6-3-1).
3.07: Tea Leaf (5-6-4). 3.27: Merry Lad
(1-4-6). 3.47: Cabra Hero (5-4-6). 4.07:
Springwell Chick (1-2-5). 4.27: El Faro
(2-5-3). 4.46: Monalee Magic (NAP) (3-2-1).
5.06: Fastboy George (NB) (4-6-1). 5.22:
Aero Dele (6-2-5)., 5.39: Hazy Melody (14-3). 5.56: Hazy Opinion (5-2-1). 6.11: Train
Time (4-2-1).
NOTTINGHAM. – 11.03 Aghaburren Blue
5-2 (1-3-5, £9.69, TC: £19.65). 11.19 Romeo
Spike 11-4 (6-2-5, £11.72, TC: £51.69). 11.34
Tynwald Kizi 5-2 (3-1-5, £19.29, TC: £48.02).
11.48 Swift Natania 9-2 (6-5-3, £18.43, TC:
£84.55). 12.04 Alma Zola 6-1 (1-2-3, £24.63,
TC: £82.43). 12.18 Himbos Bullet 7-2 (3-4-6,
£15.23, TC: £40.50). 12.33 Nutters Star 7-4f
(5-1-4, £13.03, TC: £40.90). 12.48 Corrin Tess
3-1 (4-1-6, £15.40, TC: £36.54). 1.04 Narcos
9-4j (2-6-1, £15.65, TC: £34.87). 1.19 Kellsboro Pippa 5-2 (5-1-3, £10.11, TC: £26.04).
1.33 Tranquil Forest 11-8f (1-2-5, £20.05,
TC: £83.50). 1.51 Honour Phantom 7-4
(4-1-2, £5.42, TC: £12.70).
KINSLEY. – 11.11 Ashbourne Queen 11-4
(5-3-1, £22.86, TC: £57.91). 11.26 Our Liam
9-2 (3-6-2, £26.63, TC: £70.35). 11.41 Conors
Mal 5-2f (3-1-2, £12.73, TC: £34.65). 11.56
Flower Of Charm 5-2 Battyford Maisie 8-1
(2-6-1, £14.29, TC: £37.45).(6-2-1, £20.25,
TC: £52.93). 12.11 Marathon Runner 5-2f
(2-3-5, £12.08, TC: £36.71). 12.26 Velvet Vera
4-1 (5-6-4, £15.99, TC: £48.91). 12.42 Lola
Lola 9-2 (6-2-1, £29.43, TC: £92.65). 12.57
Missile 5-2f (3-1-5, £18.92, TC: £55.91). Nr:
Almoradi Mai (6). 1.12 Cooladerry Silk 9-2
(1-5-6, £15.84, TC: £59.27). 1.27 Keeperhill
James 9-4f (3-1-2, £11.76, TC: £29.39). 1.44
Up Now Tom 6-1 (5-3-4, £44.67, TC:
£138.59). 1.59 Elmfield Indigo 7-1 (4-6-1,
£29.16, TC: £69.73).
SUNDERLAND. – 2.08 Billy The Couch 7-4f
(6-1-3, £6.50, TC: £0.00). Nr: Springwell Palm
(4). 2.27 Darlo Wallsy 5-4f (4-5-1, £10.45,
TC: £34.78). 2.47 Catunda Model 6-1 (1-45, £26.75, TC: £51.72). 3.07 Killacolla Luca
3-1 (5-4-2, £21.83, TC: £81.21). 3.27
Kilbarry Lucky 4-1 (2-1-5, £27.44, TC:
£78.04). 3.47 Jaxx Sister Act 5-1 (5-1-4,
£27.96, TC: £86.71). 4.07 Variant 5-1 (1-2-4,
£22.31, TC: £58.73). 4.27 Clontemple Diva
3-1 (4-2-1, £13.91, TC: £30.28). 4.46 Jumeirah Printer 4-1 (6-5-3, £25.57, TC: £53.81).
5.06 Jays Mercury 2-1f (4-5-3, £9.33, TC:
£24.47). 5.22 Panthers Dancer 10-1 (2-5-4,
£35.27, TC: £0.00). Nr: Seomra Keel (6).
●Winner Machine qualifier
Queen Of Kalahari 7.15 NE
Quinto
1.20 HE
Rey Loopy
6.15 NE
Road To Gold
2.40 AY
Robert’s Star
3.00 HE
Robin De Plan
1.35 AY
Rosemary Russet 3.00 HE
Roy’s Legacy
12.40 WO
Royal Prospect
6.45 NE
Royals And Rebels 1.20 HE
Ruby Tiger
3.30 HE
Rule The Ocean 12.50 HE
Sajanjl
3.35 NE
Santafiora
1.45 WO
Savannah Moon 12.30 AY
Sebastopol
1.35 AY
Secondo
3.20 WO
See What
3.30 HE
Senor Lombardy 2.40 AY
Shanann Star
1.20 HE
Shanghai Grace 4.45 NE
Shesthedream
12.40 WO
Shtan On
1.00 AY
Sir Ottoman
3.20 WO
Smugglers Creek 6.15 NE
Solar Park
4.45 NE
Some Finish
1.20 HE
Somewhat Sisyphean 4.45NE
Southeast Rose
1.35 AY
Space Bandit
4.10 NE
Spinning Scooter 3.10 AY
Spirit Power
1.45 WO
Sprogzilla
2.30 HE
Star Cracker
7.15 NE
Storm Lightning 12.40 WO
Storm Trooper 12.40 WO
Strathy
1.35 AY
Strong Resemblance 1.00 AY
Superseded
1.10 WO
Sweet Nature
5.45 NE
Tavener
3.20 WO
The Hiking Viking 2.30 HE
The Major
12.50 HE
This Girl
2.20 WO
Timesawaiting
1.35 AY
Tommy G
6.45 NE
Toni’s A Star
1.45 WO
Trans Des Obeaux 3.45 AY
Trevithick
4.10 NE
Tunky
1.10 WO
Uno Mas
12.50 HE
Valley of Fire
6.45 NE
Velvet Vixen
12.40 WO
Vrai
5.15 NE
Waitinonasunnyday 2.30 HE
Weave Some Magic 3.45 AY
Western Wave
3.00 HE
What Larks
1.20 HE
Whigwham
1.45 WO
Whispering Soul 1.45 WO
Whoshotthesheriff 1.35 AY
Windforpower
7.15 NE
Wishicould
3.00 HE
Zodiakos
5.45 NE
DAILY MIRROR 43
DM1ST
WOLVERHAMPTON JACKPOT
GOING: Standard.
COURSE: A left hand all-weather (Tapeta)
surface, Wolverhampton is an oval circuit of about a
mile with a 1f 110y run in. Races over 6f and 7f start
from chutes, each located on the outside of the main
course.
STALLS: 7f - Outside; Remainder – Inside.
DRAW: Low numbers best.
TOP TRAINERS: R Fahey 60-474 (12.7%), T
Dascombe 52-346 (15%), M Appleby 52-491
(10.6%), D M Loughnane 49-557 (8.8%), J Gosden
46-145 (31.7%), A Carroll 40-414 (9.7%), W Haggas
36-110 (32.7%), I Williams 29-235 (12.3%), H
Palmer 26-93 (28%), Archie Watson 25-96 (26%), D
Ivory 24-157 (15.3%), S Kirk 23-192 (12%).
TRAINER TARGETS: None.
1ST TIME HOODS: 1.10 Superseded.
Hales in
defence
of track
BY DAVID YATES
JOHN HALES yesterday
backed “the theatre of
dreams” in the wake of a
Cheltenham boycott by
fellow owners Paul and
Clare Rooney.
Concerns over equine
welfare have prompted
the husband-and-wife
team — whose Melrose
Boy was one of seven
horses to lose their lives
after racing at last
season’s National Hunt
Festival — to ban their
trainers from making
entries at the home of
jump racing.
The British
Horseracing Authority
last month issued a raft
of recommendations to
improve safety, and
Hales, a Cheltenham
Festival winner with the
likes of One Man,
Azertyuiop, Al Ferof,
Noland, Ibis Du Rheu and
Aux Ptits Soins, said: “I
would never duck
Cheltenham — it’s the
theatre of dreams,” after
the last named won
there yesterday.
“I’ve had a lot of
success here — I’ve also
lost a horse, Granit Jack
— and this is where I
want to be, particularly
at the Festival.
“You ask the French
what they think of
Cheltenham - they are so
jealous, envious. They’ve
got nothing like it.
“They do a fantastic
job here to make the
course as safe as they
possibly can.”
SINGLE-SHOT STAR
(top in-form jockey with just one
booked ride)
Nico de Boinville: ROBERT’S STAR
(3.00 Hereford).
PRO-BET
BENNY AND THE JETS
(1.10 Wolverhampton) 2pts win
LONGEST TRAVELLER
There are nine from Ireland at
Ayr and trainer Tom Lacey sends
JOHNBB (12.30) and SEBASTOPOL
(1.35) on a 350-mile trip from
Ledbury, Herefordshire, to Ayr.
SPOTFORM GOINGS
Heavy - H; Soft - S; Good to soft
- GS; Good - G; Good to firm - GF;
Firm - FM; Hard - HD; Yielding - Y;
Yielding to soft - YS. A-W:
Standard - ST; Slow - SL; Standard
to fast - SF, Standard to slow– SS
š
BETWAY SPRINT CLASSIFIED STAKES (6)
SP T
FORM p
5f Winner £3,105 (11 run)
(2) 60546- BROTHER IN ARMS (27) A Carroll 5 9-8.........Poppy Bridgwater (5) 56 G
(9) 05300- CAPTAIN RYAN (14) G Deacon 8 9-8 (CD) (F) ............................K O’Neill 56 GS
(5) 00446- COMPTON RIVER (64) B Smart 7 9-8 (CD) (SF).......Harry Russell (7) 58 ST
(11) 0/640- EMJAYEM (191) P Chamings 9 9-8 (CD) .......................................J Haynes ●60 GF
(4) 40440- LE MANEGE ENCHANTE (6) (V) D Shaw 6 9-8 (CD) ............P Mathers 55 ST
(1) 40000- ROY’S LEGACY (27) S A Harris 10 9-8 (CD) .............................C Bennett 47 ST
(7) 03300- SHESTHEDREAM (12) (H) Mrs L Williamson 6 9-8 .............K Lundie (5) 57 G
(8) 16404- STORM LIGHTNING (12) W Brisbourne 10 9-8 (CD)........E J Walsh (3) 56 G
(10) 60226- STORM TROOPER (12) C Wallis 8 9-8 (D) (EW)...................R Kingscote 57 G
(3) 00444- KEMMERIDGE BAY (14) (B) G Tuer 3 8-7............................ Hollie Doyle 53 GF
(6) 005- VELVET VIXEN (18) J Hughes 3 8-7...........................................D Probert 50 ST
12.40
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BETTING: 4 Brother In Arms, 6 Storm Lightning, 7 Storm Trooper, 8 Velvet Vixen, Emjayem,
Compton River, 10 Captain Ryan, Shesthedream, Kemmeridge Bay.
2018: No corresponding race.
NEWSBOY
12.40 STORM TROOPER
1.10 MINUTY
1.45 TONI’S A STAR
2.20 MICHELE STROGOFF (NB)
2.50 CROSSING THE LINE
3.20 DARK ALLIANCE (NAP)
BOUVERIE
12.40 STORM TROOPER
1.10 BENNY AND THE JETS
1.45 PEACHY CARNEHAN
2.20 MICHELE STROGOFF
2.50 CROSSING THE LINE
3.20 DARK ALLIANCE
2.20
BETWAY HEED YOUR HUNCH H’CAP (4)
1m 1f 104yds Winner £5,531 (7 run)
1 (7) 64211- MICHELE STROGOFF (18) M Appleby 6 10-1 (CD) (F)........A Rawlinson 87 G
2 (6)
3 (4)
4 (3)
5 (5)
6 (2)
7 (1)
11-2 (9-3) won at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (4) beating Derek Duval (9-3) by 3l, 11 ran
01/2- MILITARY LAW (21) J Gosden 4 10-0 (SF) ...................................R Havlin 88 SS
11-8 (9-9) 2nd of 8, 1l behind Mainsail Atlantic (9-2) at Lingfield 1m 2f nov stk (5) pol
00500- HIGH ACCLAIM (17) R Teal 5 9-6................................................D Probert 86 G
33-1 (9-2) 7th of 13, 4½l behind Secret Return (8-13) at Windsor 1m hcp 0-85 (4)
1/334- THIS GIRL (30) T Dascombe 4 9-6.........................................R Kingscote 86 S
8-1 (9-0) 4th of 6, 2¼l behind Contrive (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f (3yo+) (3)
02123- ILLUSTRISSIME (14) I Furtado 6 9-4 (D,BF).................................S Levey ●89 G
2-1fav (9-5) 3rd of 12, 1¾l behind Loud And Clear (9-0) at Newcastle 1m 4f hcp (4)
00000- ARGUS (44) A Dunn 7 9-1.............................................................E Greatrex 82 S
100-1 (8-1) 10th of 13, 13l behind Pipes Of Peace (8-6) at Kempton 1m 3f hcp (2) pol
11300- CENTRAL CITY (21) I Williams 4 9-0 (C) .....................................K O’Neill 87 ST
8-1 (9-2) 9th of 12, 10l behind Matterhorn (9-7) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-80 (4) pol
BETTING: 15-8 Military Law, 9-4 Michele Strogoff, 5 This Girl, 6 Illustrissime, 12 Central City,
14 High Acclaim, 25 Argus.
2018: INFLUENT 4 8 13 L Morris 11-4 (J Tate) drawn (3) 8 ran
BETWAY NOVICE STAKES (5)
LADBROKES FILLIES’ CONDITIONS
6f Winner £3,752 (13 run)
1.10
STAKES (2) 7f Winner £12,938 (7 run)
2.50
1
63- ATYAAF (13) D Shaw 4 10-0 .........................................................P Mathers 47 SF
1
21061- CASTLE HILL CASSIE (47) B Haslam 5 9-3 (CD) ................... J Watson 108 ST
(11)
(9)
DAWN DELIGHT H Palmer 4 9-9 ................................................ J Watson - (4)
2- MINUTY (40) R Guest 4 9-9 (F)....................................................D Probert 64 ST
(1)
0- MRS TODD (212) A Carroll 5 9-9 .....................................................S Levey 33 G
(13)
3- BENNY AND THE JETS (21) S Kirk 3 8-12 (SF)......................R Hornby 71 ST
(5)
0- FORT BENTON (22) T D Barron 3 8-12..............................................C Lee 13 SF
(2)
00- HOOFLEPUFF (12) R Cowell 3 8-12.............................................S W Kelly 47 ST
(10)
00- PUSH BACK (5) (B) G Peckham 3 8-12 .........................................K O’Neill 43 ST
(6) 42034- SUPERSEDED (28) (H) C Hills 3 8-12 ....................................R Kingscote 67 SF
(8)
0- EUFEMIA (84) Miss Amy Murphy 3 8-7 .................................. Hollie Doyle 32 GF
(3)
55- MAID MILLIE (34) R Cowell 3 8-7 (EW) ..............................E J Walsh (3) 61 ST
(12)
0- PROBABILITY (216) Archie Watson 3 8-7 ...............................E Greatrex 43 SF
(7) 0050- TUNKY (18) J Given 3 8-7...............................................................J Haynes ●68 ST
BETTING: 7-2 Benny And The Jets, 5 Superseded, Minuty, 11-2 Probability, 6 Dawn Delight, 10
Maid Millie, 12 Tunky, 16 Eufemia.
2018: BREATHLESS TIMES 3 8 12 Adam J McNamara (3) 8-11 Fav (R Charlton) drawn (2) 9 ran
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12
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BETWAY CASINO H’CAP (6)
6f Winner £3,105 (13 run)
(8) 00011- PEACHEY CARNEHAN (6) (V) M Mullineaux 5 9-9(6ex) (CD) (SF)R Havlin 69 ST
(10) 52600- CARPET TIME (18) T D Barron 4 9-7 (C) ............................................C Lee 70 ST
(13) 00021- ASTROPHYSICS (18) Miss L Siddall 7 9-6 (CD) (F) ......................A Kirby 69 GF
(2) 4/000- SPIRIT POWER (18) E Alston 4 9-6.......................... Rachel Richardson 61 ST
(4) 00400- INDIAN AFFAIR (14) (B) J Bradley 9 9-5 (CD)......Kerrie Raybould (7) 69 ST
(1) 25211- TONI’S A STAR (30) A Carroll 7 9-5 (C, D) (EW)Poppy Bridgwater (5) 71 GF
(11) 05042- FANTASY JUSTIFIER (39) R Harris 8 9-4 (CD) .....................D Probert 69 G
(6) 16300- DREAM ALLY (22) J Weymes 9 9-3 (CD) .........................Phil Dennis (3) 69 ST
(7) 24260- SANTAFIORA (14) Julie Camacho 5 8-13 (D)...............................K O’Neill ●73 GS
(3) 00006- ELLIOT THE DRAGON (6) D Shaw 4 8-8 ................................P Mathers 61 SF
(9) 05000- WHISPERING SOUL (12) (B) B Baugh 6 8-7.................................L Jones 60 GF
(5) 50/00- WHIGWHAM (130) Gary Sanderson 5 8-7.................................E Greatrex 57 G
(12) 06063- ALLIGATOR (5) A Carroll 5 8-7 ............................................... Hollie Doyle 69 ST
BETTING: 3 Peachey Carnehan, 5 Toni’s A Star, Fantasy Justifier, 11-2 Astrophysics, 12
Alligator, Santafiora, 16 Spirit Power, Indian Affair, Elliot The Dragon, Dream Ally.
2018: PULSATING 4 9 3 E Greatrex 2-1 Fav (Archie Watson) drawn (6) 9 ran
(3)
2 (7)
3 (1)
4 (4)
5 (5)
6 (2)
7 (6)
13-2 (9-3) won at Wolverhampton 7f flls (2) in Nov bt Ghazawaat (9-0) by hd, 5 ran
12111- CROSSING THE LINE (27) A Balding 4 9-0 (D) (SF) ..............D Probert 116 SF
11-4fav (9-2) won at Chelmsford 7f hcp (2) pol in Dec bt Lucymai (9-1) by ½l, 6 ran
32511- ISLAND OF LIFE (28) W Haggas 5 9-0 ................................R Kingscote 109 ST
9-2 (8-7) won at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp (2) pol in Dec bt Gulliver (9-4) by ¾l, 8 ran
00032- LUCYMAI (27) D Ivory 6 9-0 (D, BF) (F) .........................................J Duern ●117 SF
11-4fav (9-1) 2nd of 6, ½l off Crossing The Line (9-2) at Chelmsford 7f hcp (2) pol
03300- MISS BAR BEACH (88) K Dalgleish 4 9-0 (D)..........................S W Kelly 107 G
25-1 (8-12) last of 15, well behind Di Fede (8-12) at Ascot 7f fll lst stks (1) sft in Oct
01330- PATTIE (10) M Channon 5 9-0 (D) ...................................................C Bishop 109 ST
(8-11) 12th of 16, 4l behind Lunch Lady (8-11) at Deauville(FR) 7f fbs in Dec
31400- PEAK PRINCESS (42) Archie Watson 5 9-0 (D) ....................E Greatrex 108 SS
33-1 (8-11) 10th of 11, 7l off Flaming Spear (9-2) at Kempton 1m Listed stks (1) pol
BETTING: 9-4 Crossing The Line, 11-4 Lucymai, 5 Island Of Life, Castle Hill Cassie, 10 Pattie,
Miss Bar Beach, 14 Peak Princess.
2018: SUMMER ICON 5 9 0 C Bishop 8-1 (M Channon) drawn (5) 4 ran
SUNRACING.CO.UK H’CAP (5)
7f Winner £3,752 (10 run)
3.20
1
06002- SECONDO (23) (V) Robert Stephens 9 9-9 (C).............................L Keniry 76 ST
(5)
(4) 446/0- DUBAI ELEGANCE (15) D Shaw 5 9-9......................................P Mathers 35 ST
(7) 4001- CREEK HARBOUR (18) R Hughes 4 9-8 (CD) (EW) ..................S W Kelly 77 ST
(2) 10003- GABRIAL THE TIGER (12) R Fahey 7 9-8 (D) .....................S Woods (5) 77 S
(10) 50004- FAST TRACK (16) T D Barron 8 9-7 (C) (F) ........................................C Lee 80 ST
(6) 00500- TAVENER (12) D C Griffiths 7 9-7 (CD)........................................J Garritty 54 SF
(1) 00602- DARK ALLIANCE (7) D M Loughnane 8 9-5 (CD) ...Megan Nicholls (5) ●83 ST
(9) 00064- INAAM (28) (H) P D’Arcy 6 9-4 (BF, CD) ...........................................A Kirby 79 SS
(8) 00003- SIR OTTOMAN (14) I Furtado 6 9-4 (BF) (SF) ...............................S Levey 80 ST
(3) 40200- AIR OF YORK (12) J Flint 7 9-2 (CD) ..........................................D Probert 82 SF
BETTING: 3 Dark Alliance, 4 Inaam, 9-2 Creek Harbour, 6 Fast Track, 7 Sir Ottoman, 10
Gabrial The Tiger, 12 Dubai Elegance, Secondo.
2018: No corresponding race.
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HEREFORD
NEWSBOY
12.50 RULE THE OCEAN
1.20 EATON MILLER
1.55 PLANSINA
2.30 CHARMING ZEN
3.00 WESTERN WAVE
3.30 LIBERTY BELLA
BOUVERIE
12.50 UNO MAS
1.20 SHANANN STAR
1.55 POUCOR
2.30 GO LONG
3.00 WESTERN WAVE
3.30 LIBERTY BELLA
CONDITIONAL JOCKEYS’ NOVICES’ H’CAP
šp
HURDLE (5) 2m 4f Winner £3,509 (16 run)
12.50
1
0P0-33 BAHAMA MOON (26) Jonjo O’Neill 7 11-12 (SF)... Jonjo O’Neill Jr. (3) 103 S
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65F043
PF/P0
0-P055
PP6022
JIMMY BELL (211) J G O’Shea 8 11-8 .........................Edward Austin (5) ●107 S
JURYS OUT (35) Miss V Williams 6 11-8..................................M Kendrick 88 S
COTTONVALE (21) Christian Williams 8 11-7..........................C Brace (5) 102 S
PRIMOGENITURE (15) M Keighley 8 11-6...........................Bryony Frost 101 G
DONT BE ROBIN (7) Mrs R Ford 7 11-6 .............................Sean Houlihan 105 S
UNO MAS (16) Christian Williams 5 11-6 (EW) ........................R Dingle (3) 106 G
NO NO JOLIE (27) O Sherwood 7 11-6 (F) ..........................H Beswick (6) 102 GF
THE MAJOR (26) (H) Kayley Woollacott 6 11-5 ........................L Williams 100 G
DON HERBAGER (35) Miss V Williams 5 11-4.....................H Nugent (6) 94 H
BALLY LAGAN (34) (V) R Dickin 11 11-0 (D)..................Ceris Biddle (10) - IFANDABUT (20) P C Dando 7 10-13 .........................................M Bastyan 74 H
COISA BLANCO (20) Oliver Greenall 6 10-11.................Fergus Gregory 98 S
ARQALINA (13) Miss V Williams 7 10-5...................................C Hammond 93 H
MIN TIKY (45) (B) M Bradstock 7 10-4.........................................R Patrick 98 G
RULE THE OCEAN (22) M Sheppard 9 10-3..........................S Sheppard 103 S
BETTING: 9-2 Bahama Moon, 6 No No Jolie, 13-2 Rule The Ocean, 10 Jimmy Bell, Min Tiky, Uno
Mas, Primogeniture, 12 Cottonvale, Arqalina, Coisa Blanco.
2018: No corresponding meeting.
GOING: Good to Soft (Soft in places).
COURSE: Hereford is a square track of 1m 4f.
The turns are easy so the emphasis is more on
speed than stamina. Winners rarely come from
behind so a handy position coming round the home
turn is vital. There are six hurdles or nine fences
each circuit followed by a run-in of 300 yards. The
fences are quite stiff.
TOP TRAINERS: Miss V Williams 9-49 (18.4%),
Henry Oliver 6-29 (20.7%), D Skelton 6-30 (20%), T
R George 5-24 (20.8%), P Hobbs 5-30 (16.7%), N
Henderson 4-8 (50%), E Williams 4-47 (8.5%), C
Mann 3-6 (50%), Mrs N Evans 3-11 (27.3%), H Fry
3-11 (27.3%), D Rees 3-12 (25%), T Symonds 3-16
(18.8%).
TRAINER TARGETS: None.
1ST RUN SINCE WIND OP: 3.30 Makety.
1ST TIME HOODS: None.
PROFITABLE RACES FOR FAVS: None
today.
TOP JOCKEYS: N Fehily 6-17 (35.3%), S
Bowen 5-23 (21.7%), T J O’Brien 4-27 (14.8%), R T
Dunne 4-31 (12.9%), P Brennan 3-21 (14.3%), B
Poste 3-37 (8.1%), M Kendrick 2-3 (66.7%), Miss B
Hampson 2-9 (22.2%), H Bannister 2-11 (18.2%), K
Woods 2-25 (8%), J M Davies 2-28 (7.1%), T
Buckley 1-1 (100%).
1ST TIME BLINKERS: 1.20 Black Jack
Jaxon; 1.20 Ballydarsi.
CHEEKPIECES: 12.50 Coisa Blanco,
Cottonvale, Primogeniture, Uno Mas, 1.20 Abbeygrey,
Quinto, Shanann Star, 1.55 Boston T Party*, Little
Rich*, 3.00 Chase End Charlie, Frankie Rapper, Late
Shipment, Robert’s Star, 3.30 Cedar Valley* (*=1st
time).
TONGUE STRAPS: 12.50 The Major, Rule The
Ocean, 1.20 Royals And Rebels, Quinto, Georgina
Joy, Ballydarsi, Black Jack Jaxon, 3.00 Frankie
Rapper, Rosemary Russet, Gardiners Hill. (*=1st
time).
MANSIONBET NOVICES’ CHASE (4)
2m Winner £5,458 (6 run)
2.30
1
112-P1 FIRST DRIFT (18) B Case 8 11-4 (CD) (F) ..........................M Kendrick (5) 139
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NEWCASTLE
NEWSBOY
3.35 BE THANKFUL
4.10 DUBAI ACCLAIM
4.45 FICTION WRITER
5.15 COOLAGH MAGIC
5.45 NEWMARKET WARRIOR
6.15 REY LOOPY
6.45 ROYAL PROSPECT
7.15 WINDFORPOWER
■ SKY SPORTS RACING — has replaced ATR
SKY
STAYING LOYAL John Hales
TOP JOCKEYS: A Kirby 116-537 (21.6%), R
Kingscote 73-459 (15.9%), S W Kelly 38-363
(10.5%), R Havlin 37-194 (19.1%), David Probert
29-267 (10.9%), R Hornby 26-300 (8.7%), E
Greatrex 25-168 (14.9%), L Keniry 22-374 (5.9%),
Hollie Doyle 20-195 (10.3%), S Levey 19-119
(16%), A Rawlinson 18-177 (10.2%), K O’Neill 18221 (8.1%).
1ST TIME BLINKERS: 1.10 Push Back.
CHEEKPIECES: 12.40 Captain Ryan*, 1.45
Fantasy Justifier, Spirit Power*, 2.20 Illustrissime,
2.50 Island Of Life, 3.20 Air Of York, Tavener (*=1st
time).
TONGUE STRAPS: 12.40 Storm Trooper, 1.10
Benny And The Jets, 1.45 Indian Affair, 2.50 Island Of Life.
1ST RUN SINCE WIND OP: None.
PROFITABLE RACES FOR FAVS: 1.45.
CHARMING ZEN (325) Olly Murphy 7 10-12.................................N Fehily GO LONG (11) E Williams 9 10-12 (SF) .............................................A Wedge ●152
THE HIKING VIKING (396) (H) P Webber 6 10-12 .............. T J O’Brien WAITINONASUNNYDAY (26) M Blake 6 10-12..........P K Donovan (7) SPROGZILLA (87) H James 10 10-5................................C Hammond (5) -
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BETTING: 11-10 Charming Zen, 9-4 Go Long, 3 First Drift, 25 Sprogzilla, 33 Waitinonasunnyday,
50 The Hiking Viking.
2018: No corresponding meeting.
SKY
WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 SKY
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GOING: Standard.
COURSE: Newcastle is a left-hand all-weather
(Tapeta) track of about 1m 6f with steady uphill
climb to the finish. .
STALLS: 1m 2f - Outside; Remainder – Centre.
DRAW: High numbers best on straight course.
TOP TRAINERS: R Fahey 51-429 (11.9%), J
Goldie 33-271 (12.2%), M W Easterby 29-217
(13.4%), M Johnston 29-245 (11.8%), M Dods 23199 (11.6%), H Palmer 22-90 (24.4%), K Ryan 22194 (11.3%), W Haggas 20-53 (37.7%).
TRAINER TARGETS: None.
1ST RUN SINCE WIND OP: None.
1ST TIME HOODS: None.
PROFITABLE RACES FOR FAVS: None.
BOUVERIE
3.35 ICE PYRAMID
4.10 TREVITHICK
4.45 KENTUCKY KINGDOM
5.15 POPPING CORKS
5.45 ZODIAKOS (NB)
6.15 FINGAL’S CAVE
6.45 NICK VEDDER
7.15 QUEEN OF KALAHARI
TOP JOCKEYS: J Fanning 47-303 (15.5%), C
Rodriguez 28-137 (20.4%), A Mullen 26-342 (7.6%),
J P Sullivan 21-273 (7.7%), B McHugh 19-178
(10.7%), Nathan Evans 19-196 (9.7%), J Hart 18280 (6.4%), L Edmunds 16-109 (14.7%), Ben
Robinson 15-113 (13.3%.
1ST TIME BLINKERS: 3.35 Cloudlam; 5.15
Vrai; 6.15 Smugglers Creek (visor).
CHEEKPIECES: 5.15 Coolagh Magic,
5.45 Newmarket Warrior, Zodiakos, 6.15
Chosen World, Fingal’s Cave*, 7.15 Bahango,
Fuel Injection, Funkadelic, Star Cracker (*=1st
time).
TONGUE STRAPS: 6.15 Harvest Day, 6.45
Discreet Hero, 7.15 Queen Of Kalahari.
BETWAY CASINO MAIDEN STAKES (5)
šp
1m 2f Winner £3,752 (7 run)
3.35
1
05- FIELDS OF FIRE (18) A Whillans 5 9-6 .................................J P Sullivan 50 ST
SP T
FORM
(2)
2 (6)
BEMPTON CLIFFS (11) T Coyle 4 9-5.......................................B McHugh - 3 (1)
2- ICE PYRAMID (194) P Kirby 4 9-5 (F) ..........................................A Mullen 84 G
4 (5) 0000- LAST GLANCE (12) Miss T Waggott 4 9-5...................................C Hardie 60 G
5 (3)
30- BE THANKFUL (46) R Charlton 4 9-0 ......................................J Fanning 80 SS
6 (7) 4233- CLOUDLAM (25) (B) W Haggas 4 9-0 ..........................................M Harley 80 ST
7 (4) 05543- SAJANJL (63) S Crisford 4 9-0 (SF) ..........................................J Mitchell ●83 ST
BETTING: 2 Sajanjl, 9-4 Ice Pyramid, Cloudlam, 6 Be Thankful, 25 Bempton Cliffs, 100 Last
Glance, Fields Of Fire.
2018: No corresponding race.
SUNRACING.CO.UK H’CAP (4)
1m Winner £5,531 (6 run)
4.10
1
20005- MY TARGET (32) M Wigham 8 9-9 (D)..........................................C Hardie
(3)
91 ST
(1) 43133- BREAKING RECORDS (21) (H) H Palmer 4 9-9 (F) ...............J Mitchell 95 ST
(6) 02020- TREVITHICK (41) B Smart 4 9-7 (CD) ........................................J Fanning 94 SF
(5) /0206- COME ON TIER (28) D M Simcock 4 9-2 (D) ..............................M Harley 92 ST
(2)
541- SPACE BANDIT (36) M Appleby 4 8-12 (D).................................A Mullen 94 ST
(4) 66651- DUBAI ACCLAIM (35) R Fahey 4 8-10 (CD) (SF)......................B McHugh ●96 ST
BETTING: 9-4 Space Bandit, 5-2 Dubai Acclaim, 4 Breaking Records, 13-2 Come On Tier, 8
Trevithick, 10 My Target.
2018: DELLAGUISTA 4 9 0 A Mullen 15-2 (T Easterby) drawn (3) 10 ran
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STAKES (5) (3YO) 7f Winner £3,752 (10 run)
4.45
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61- DUTCH PURSUIT (14) M Dods 9-7 (C)..................................C Rodriguez 74 ST
(3)
(7)
00- BENJI (32) R Fahey 9-2.................................................................B McHugh 59 ST
(5)
2- FICTION WRITER (47) M Johnston 9-2 (SF) ...........................J Fanning 82 ST
(6)
00- HALF FULL (35) M W Easterby 9-2..................................Josh Quinn (7) 51 ST
(2)
03- KENTUCKY KINGDOM (42) W Haggas 9-2 (F)........................M Harley 83 ST
(4) 244- SHANGHAI GRACE (62) C Hills 9-2 (EW).............................C Shepherd ●85 G
(10)
SOLAR PARK J Tate 9-2................................................................A Mullen - (9)
0- SOMEWHAT SISYPHEAN (33) W Storey 9-2 ................Nathan Evans - (1)
0- AMOURIE (28) R Craggs 8-11 ...................................................J P Sullivan 41 ST
(8)
40- JUST ONCE (81) Mrs I G-Leveque 8-11.........................................H Crouch 73 G
BETTING: 7-4 Fiction Writer, 5-2 Kentucky Kingdom, 7-2 Shanghai Grace, 4 Dutch Pursuit, 14
Solar Park, 33 Benji, 50 Just Once, 66 Half Full.
2018: FIRST CONTACT 9 2 T Marquand 5-6 Fav (C Appleby) drawn (1) 10 ran
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LADBROKES BET 5 GET 20 H’CAP (5)
(3YO) 6f Winner £3,752 (7 run)
5.15
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04141- LADS ORDER (13) M Appleby 9-7 (D) (F) ..................................D Costello 76 SF
(1)
(5) 66022- COOLAGH MAGIC (12) R Fahey 9-6 (SF)..................................B McHugh 75 ST
(4) 60502- VRAI (32) (B) K Ryan 9-6 .................................................................A Mullen 63 ST
(3) 552- CAUSTIC LOVE (14) K Dalgleish 9-3 .....................................C Rodriguez 73 ST
(7) 44510- POPPING CORKS (35) Miss L Perratt 8-10 (CD) .................J P Sullivan 76 GS
(2) 40050- GUNNABEDUN (14) I Jardine 8-7 ..............................................J Fanning ●78 ST
(6) 02515- GEOGRAPHY TEACHER (14) Roger Fell 8-6 (D) ......................C Hardie 74 SF
BETTING: 5-2 Lads Order, 3 Coolagh Magic, 7-2 Caustic Love, 4 Vrai, 12 Popping Corks,
Geography Teacher, 25 Gunnabedun.
2018: No corresponding race.
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FOLLOW TOP TIPSTER TEMPLEGATE AT
SUNRACING H’CAP (5) 1m Winner £3,752 (10 run)
5.45
1
15552- NEWMARKET WARRIOR (14) I Jardine 8 9-7 (CD) (SF).......J Fanning 80
(5)
G
(6) 21030- DECORATION OF WAR (22) M Appleby 4 9-6..........................A Mullen 81 SS
(1) 05102- SWEET NATURE (13) W Haggas 4 9-6 (CD) ...........................DOUBTFUL
(3) 5/200- ESCAPE CLAUSE (14) (H) G Tuer 5 9-5 ...................................D Costello 80 GY
(8) 00200- BOBBY JOE LEG (14) Mrs R Carr 5 9-5 (C) .........................J P Sullivan 82 ST
(2) 10616- ASCOT WEEK (15) (V) J J Quinn 5 9-3 (CD) (EW) ...........................J Hart 78 GF
(4) 64122- ZODIAKOS (22) Roger Fell 6 9-3 (D, BF) (F).................Tristan Price (7) 79 G
(7) 44300- PAPARAZZI (14) Miss T Waggott 4 9-0 (D)..................................C Hardie ●83 G
(9) 04613- MAN OF VERVE (25) P Kirby 5 8-11 (BF, CD)............................J Mitchell 79 S
(10) 21104- LUCKY VIOLET (54) (H) Miss L Perratt 7 8-9 (D) .....Ben Robinson (3) 80 G
BETTING: 5-2 Newmarket Warrior, 7-2 Zodiakos, 5 Man Of Verve, 13-2 Lucky Violet, 8 Ascot
Week, Decoration Of War, 10 Bobby Joe Leg, 20 Paparazzi.
2018: No corresponding race.
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10
FOLLOW SUNRACING ON TWITTER
H’CAP (5) 7f Winner £3,752 (7 run)
6.15
1
00003- DIRCHILL (14) (B) D Thompson 5 9-7.................................................J Hart
(4)
81 GF
(7) P2052- REY LOOPY (14) B Haslam 5 9-6 (CD) ..........................................A Mullen 85 SS
(3) 00223- FINGAL’S CAVE (15) P Kirby 7 9-1 (CD) (F)...............................J Mitchell 86 GS
(6) 04200- HARVEST DAY (14) M W Easterby 4 9-0 (D).....................Nathan Evans ●87 ST
(1) 03001- SMUGGLERS CREEK (54) (V) I Jardine 5 8-13 (CD)..............J Fanning 83 ST
(2) 04311- CHOSEN WORLD (14) Julie Camacho 5 8-11 (CD) (SF).C McGovern (3) 84 ST
(5) 26000- ADMIRAL ROOKE (22) M Appleby 4 8-7 ....................................C Hardie 78 G
BETTING: 3 Chosen World, 7-2 Fingal’s Cave, 4 Smugglers Creek, 9-2 Rey Loopy, 7 Dirchill, 8
Harvest Day, 14 Admiral Rooke.
2018: No corresponding race.
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3
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5
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7
MANSIONBET H’CAP HURDLE (4)
MANSIONBET H’CAP CHASE (5)
BETWAY H’CAP (4)
3m 1f 119yds Winner £4,809 (10 run)
3.00
3m 1f Winner £3,509 (11 run)
1.20
6f Winner £5,531 (10 run)
6.45
1
3212/3 WISHICOULD (30) C Mann 8 12-1...............................................H Teal (5) 112 GS
1
FPP556 ROYALS AND REBELS (44) (B) C Mann 9 12-1 ...................H Bannister 96 GF
1
641/1- ROYAL PROSPECT (33) Julie Camacho 4 9-7 (CD) (SF)....C Rodriguez 94 SS
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9
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11
P00-26
2FFP1/
-23352
6PP24P
5-5225
230124
426-35
43-6PP
-3P063
-2F500
ABBEYGREY (44) E Williams 10 11-12 (EW) ....Miss Isabel Williams (7) 109
KNIGHT OFTHE REALM (630) R Buckler 10 11-10 (D)Sean Houlihan (3) EATON MILLER (24) T Symonds 7 10-10 (F)..................................B Poste 103
QUINTO (13) J Frost 9 10-10 (D).............................................Bryony Frost 103
WHAT LARKS (13) (B) Dr J Naylor 11 10-5 ...............Tom Cheesman (5) 101
GEORGINA JOY (20) (B) N Hawke 6 10-4 (C) (SF)......... T Buckley (10) 102
SHANANN STAR (18) G F Edwards 13 10-4 (D).............. Page Fuller (3) 107
SOME FINISH (13) (B) R Dickin 10 10-2 ....................Miss T Worsley (7) ●110
BALLYDARSI (22) (B) M Sheppard 9 10-0 ................................J Bargary 97
BLACK JACK JAXON (58) (B) S Flook 7 10-0..............M Kendrick (5) 63
GS
GS
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G
H
GS
S
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BETTING: 3 Eaton Miller, 5 Georgina Joy, 11-2 What Larks, 8 Knight Ofthe Realm, Royals And
Rebels, Shanann Star, Quinto, 10 Abbeygrey.
2018: No corresponding meeting.
1.55
1
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4
5
6
7
8
9
MANSIONBET JUVENILE MAIDEN HURDLE
(5) (4YO) 2m Winner £3,444 (9 run)
0S BORN AT MIDNIGHT (7) W G M Turner 10-12.............Mr R Withey (7) BOSTON T PARTY (88) B Case 10-12 ................................Kielan Woods F CARNAGE (16) Mrs N Evans 10-12 ......................................M Kendrick (5) 40 GOOD IMPRESSION (3) Ali Stronge 10-12 ........................... T J O’Brien 95
04 LITTLE RICH (22) D Bridgwater 10-12 (EW)......................M Bastyan (5) 93
00 NOBLE SAFFRON (27) D Bridgwater 10-12 ..............................T Cannon 2 POUCOR (7) M Channon 10-12 (SF)...........................................M Goldstein ●110
04 ASTRA VIA (23) E Williams 10-5....................................................A Wedge 107
PLANSINA (75) T Symonds 10-5 (F).........................................J M Davies -
GS
S
S
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BETTING: 9-4 Poucor, 5-2 Plansina, 13-2 Astra Via, 7 Born At Midnight, 10 Little Rich, Good
Impression, Boston T Party, 20 Noble Saffron, 50 Carnage.
2018: No corresponding meeting.
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9
10
-P6231
2-1436
0-1622
12P4-6
2-2062
6/0P42
523233
-21135
503-66
WESTERN WAVE (18) T R George 7 12-1 (CD) ..............Mr N George (7) 121 S
ROBERT’S STAR (45) M Bradstock 9 11-12......................N De Boinville 122 H
FRANKIE RAPPER (38) D Skelton 7 11-10 (F) ..........................H Skelton 122 GS
PRESENT TIMES (29) E Williams 8 11-9......................................A Wedge 121 S
ROSEMARY RUSSET (34) H Fry 7 11-9 (SF) ...Miss A B O’Connor (5) ●125 G
CHASE END CHARLIE (27) Henry Oliver 8 11-8 (EW) ...........P Brennan 121 S
COUGAR KID (18) J G O’Shea 8 11-7 (C).................Miss B Hampson (5) 124 S
GARDINERS HILL (28) D Rees 9 10-11 (C, D, BF)........................S Bowen 113 S
LATE SHIPMENT (18) Mrs N Evans 8 10-11 (CD) ................R Patrick (3) 122 S
BETTING: 7-2 Western Wave, 4 Frankie Rapper, Rosemary Russet, 6 Robert’s Star, 10
Gardiners Hill, Chase End Charlie, 12 Cougar Kid, Wishicould.
2018: No corresponding meeting.
(8)
(1) 05122- NICK VEDDER (28) (B) M Wigham 5 9-5 (BF, CD) (F).................C Hardie ●95 SS
(3) 4621/ GLOBAL TANGO (424) C Hills 4 9-5 (CD)..............................C Shepherd - (6) 60304- TOMMY G (33) J Goldie 6 9-5 (D) (EW).......................Corey Madden (7) 93 SS
(10) 11340- HIGHLY SPRUNG (144) J L Eyre 6 9-4 (D)..............................J Fanning 93 GF
(2) 14/00- DISCREET HERO (23) N Wilson 6 9-4....................................L Edmunds 66 GF
(7) 03661- EQUIANO SPRINGS (28) T Tate 5 9-3 (C)..................................A Mullen 92 ST
(9) 500/0- VALLEY OF FIRE (33) J L Eyre 7 9-2 (D).................................J Mitchell 77 G
(4) 02020- KATHEEFA (13) Mrs R Carr 5 9-0 (CD)...................................J P Sullivan 93 ST
(5) 66060- ATHOLLBLAIR BOY (14) N Tinkler 6 9-0 (BF, CD)Faye McManoman (7) 85 SS
BETTING: 9-4 Nick Vedder, 7-2 Royal Prospect, 9-2 Equiano Springs, 13-2 Tommy G, 12 Global
Tango, Athollblair Boy, Highly Sprung, 14 Katheefa.
2018: No corresponding race.
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10
MANSIONBET MARES’ NOVICES’ HURDLE
BETWAY SPRINT H’CAP (6)
(4) 2m 6f Winner £4,809 (10 run)
3.30
5f Winner £3,105 (10 run)
7.15
1
450-61 LIBERTY BELLA (14) B Eckley 5 11-6........................................R T Dunne ●123 S
1
/0000- BAHANGO (33) P Morris 7 9-7 (CD)........................................C Rodriguez 50 ST
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4-1216
21/U-F
40
12215-4
0
3-35
212/2-
CEDAR VALLEY (27) P Hobbs 5 11-0 (F)...................................M G Nolan
GETAWAY HONEY (34) David Dennis 7 11-0 ...............................N Fehily
LOVEHERANDLEAVEHER (27) N Henderson 7 11-0 (BF)(SF) J Bowen
MAGNETIZE (24) T Symonds 6 11-0 ................................................B Poste
MAKETY (263) O Sherwood 5 11-0...................................................L Heard
MALACHYS GIRL (14) B Pauling 6 11-0 (EW) ...............................D Jacob
NO TRUMPS (36) C Longsdon 5 11-0 .............................Jonathan Burke
RUBY TIGER (84) H Daly 5 11-0 (BF) ...................................... T J O’Brien
SEE WHAT (599) H James 9 11-0.....................................C Hammond (5)
114
102
115
85
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G
S
S
GS
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BETTING: 9-4 Loveherandleaveher, 9-2 Liberty Bella, 5 Makety, 13-2 Cedar Valley, 7
Malachys Girl, 12 Ruby Tiger, Getaway Honey, 20 Magnetize, See What, 25 No Trumps.
2018: No corresponding meeting.
(2)
(8) 00050- POPPY IN THE WIND (14) (V) A Brown 7 9-7 (CD) ...................C Hardie 65 ST
(5) 05330- FUNKADELIC (28) B Haslam 4 9-4 (D) ........................................A Mullen 67 GF
(9) 04005- QUEEN OF KALAHARI (14) J L Eyre 4 9-4 (D) (F)................J Mitchell 64 SF
(10) 40404- WINDFORPOWER (18) (V) Miss T Waggott 9 9-3 (CD) (SF) ...B McHugh 66 G
(4) 01630- STAR CRACKER (18) J Goldie 7 9-1 (CD) (EW)..................E J Walsh (3) 67 GS
(3) 00040- FUEL INJECTION (18) Mrs R Carr 8 9-0 (CD) .....................J P Sullivan 57 ST
(1) 13550- NOVABRIDGE (28) (B) Mrs K Tutty 11 8-11 (CD)...............Phil Dennis (3) ●69 S
(7) 00400- ENCODED (30) Miss L Siddall 6 8-9............................................J Fanning 64 SS
(6) 36000- CAMANCHE GREY (18) Lucinda Egerton 8 8-9 (D).........Nathan Evans 66 G
BETTING: 3 Queen Of Kalahari, 4 Windforpower, 7 Fuel Injection, Star Cracker, 8 Poppy In The
Wind, Funkadelic, 10 Novabridge, 12 Camanche Grey, Encoded, 25 Bahango.
2018: No corresponding race.
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8
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10
44 DAILY MIRROR WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019
DM1ST
DARTS
DEADLINE BLOW Reedie
Fury over
Russian
dope data
WORLD Anti-Doping Agency
president Sir Craig Reedie
is “bitterly disappointed”
Russia missed the deadline
to hand over data from its
anti-doping lab in Moscow.
In September, WADA
lifted its suspension of the
Russian Anti-Doping
Agency, which was imposed
in November 2015, pending
the meeting of conditions in
a “roadmap to compliance”.
The controversial move
upset athletes and athlete
groups. One of the
conditions of the RUSADA
ban being lifted was to
allow independent access to
the raw data held at the
Moscow lab, but on
December 21 WADA
admitted it had been unable
to “complete its mission”.
US Anti-Doping Agency
chief Travis Tygart has
urged WADA to “stop being
played by the Russians”,
describing the episode as
“a joke and embarrassment
for WADA and the global
anti-doping system”.
BULLIED!
Brilliant Van Gerwen
dominates Smith to
capture his third
PDC world title
BOOM!
Van Gerwen
celebrates
last night, but
it was agony
for Smith
(below)
Updated reports from
around the world
SPEEDWAY
Ruddick on
the way up
ROOKIE Luke Ruddick
has turned down
three other clubs to
join Edinburgh.
The Scots-born
Ruddick, 22, spent
last year at third tier
Coventry but will step
up into the
Championship for the
first time next season.
ICE HOCKEY
Panthers axe
winger.. fast!
NOTTINGHAM have
sacked winger Marek
Tvrdon.
Slovakian Tvrdon,
25, joined the
Panthers only six
weeks ago from Alps
League Klagenfurter
AC II, but they have
confirmed that he
has left the club.
BY MIKE WALTERS
@MikeWaltersMGM
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN
became the clockwork
orange of Ally Pally by
clinching the triple crown.
Riding out the brief storm of
his four-set lead being cut in
half, Van Gerwen landed his
third world title at the William
Hill PDC championship with a
7-3 win against Michael Smith.
It was not a classic final. In
keeping with much of the
tournament, it was a let-down
like the punchlines in your
Christmas cracker jokes.
But the Dutchman, the best
player by far in an event which
takes longer than the Olympic
Games, deservedly became
the first champion to win a
third PDC crown since Phil
Taylor 22 years ago.
He has averaged 100-plus on
this stage in 19 consecutive
matches, and although his
going rate of 102.21 was at the
lower end of his scoring power,
it was good enough.
Smith, who has never won a
TV major, suffered from stage
fright and didn’t start playing
until he was 4-0 down.
If he is as nervous and
ham-fisted when he gets
married on Saturday, he will
drop the rings and rearrange
his vows unintelligibly.
Silence is golden – unless it’s
an Alexandra Palace crowd
stupefied by one-way traffic
more exasperating than the
Hanger Lane gyratory a dozen
miles round the North Circular.
And for long periods of a
mismatch so disappointing
that the first half was an ordeal
to watch, the huddled masses
fell eerily quiet.
Van Gerwen we can deal
with in short measure. After
Taylor, he is going to be the
greatest player of all time.
But for poor Smith, orange
is the new bleak.
Every time he gets near the
treasure chest, he finds Van
Gerwen wearing the keys like
a codpiece.
In the Premier League
play-off final last May, MVG
averaged a monster 112 and
blew him away 11-4.
And in a masterpiece of
anticlimax, he came up well
short again.
In the first final between two
players under 30 since Keith
Deller’s sensational 138
checkout toppled Eric Bristow
36 years ago, Smith scattered
his darts across the target like
a bag of nails falling out of the
attic.
Cheered to the rafters during the walk-on preliminaries,
his body language betrayed
him like a playground snitch.
Too often he was a portrait
of frustration – drooping
shoulders, shaking head,
muttering sweet nothings to
his entourage and buckling
under pressure like a sumo
wrestler’s hammock.
For a player nicknamed
‘Bully Boy’ it was ominously
prophetic when Smith lost the
closest-to-bullseye shootout
for the right to throw first.
It was even more forbidding
for the underdog when Van
Gerwen took out 129 on the
bull to open his account.
And when Smith missed 10
of his first 13 shots at a double,
allowing Van Gerwen to
abscond into the night
with a 2-0 lead, the writing
was not just on the wall.
It was trailed in plumes of
smoke across the dark north
London sky.
Giving Van Gerwen a twoset advantage is like giving
Lewis Hamilton half a lap
advantage in a Grand Prix – he
disappears over the horizon.
As MVG went 4-0 in front,
you wondered whether he’d
administer a first whitewash
in the final since Phil Taylor
left Peter Manley at the starting gate in 2006.
When Smith squandered
four darts to reduce the deficit
to 3-1, we feared it was more
likely than possible.
At least he summoned the
pride, and accuracy, to knock
out 124 (treble 20, treble 14,
double 11) and break his duck.
And before you knew it,
back-to-back bullseye finishes
had halved the deficit to 4-2.
But Van Gerwen recovered
his composure, and when he
nailed double 16 at 10.09pm
his place among Dutch sporting royalty was reaffirmed.
ALEXANDRA
PALACE
ONE LAST
THROW FOR
BARNEY
PEOPLE’S champion Raymond
van Barneveld has been
thrown a lifeline to save his
farewell season from becoming
a disappearing act.
Barney’s place in the 10-man
field for the 2019 Premier
League campaign was saved
only by a wildcard from host
broadcaster Sky Sports.
And PDC chairman Barry
Hearn admitted the fivetimes world champion was
lucky to make the cut,
saying: “His form this
season did not justify his
inclusion.”
The top-secret list of
names revealed by
Hearn last night
includes four past
winners of the
tournament – Barney,
Michael van Gerwen,
Gary Anderson and
James Wade. All of
them won at least one
TV title on stage in
2018 – including the
World Cup of Darts,
which MVG and Van
Barneveld lifted for
the third time in five
years.
The top four – Van
Gerwen, Rob Cross, Peter
Wright and Gary Anderson –
are automatically invited, while
the PDC usually choose four
more players on merit and Sky
Sports select the other two as
wildcards.
But Van Barneveld, 51,
finished 2018 at No.28 in the
world rankings and way down
at No.53 on the PDC prize
money charts.
DARTS PREMIER
LEAGUE LINE-UP
FOR 2019
Michael van Gerwen
Rob Cross
Peter Wright
Gary Anderson
Daryl Gurney
Gerwyn Price
Michael Smith
Raymond van Barneveld
James Wade
Mensur Suljovic
(Simon Whitlock is only top
10 player to miss out)
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DM1ST
mirror.co.uk/sport
BOURNEMOUTH v WATFORD
WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 PREMIER LEAGUE
VITALITY STADIUM, 7.45PM
BAD BOY JEFF’S
STILL IN HOWE’S
GOOD BOOKS
28 yellows in
40 games but
Cherries boss
is still urging
Lerma to live
on the edge
ITALIAN JOB
IS WAITING
FOR YOUNG
EXCLUSIVE BY JAMES NURSEY
CRUNCH TIME
Lerma goes in on
Arsenal’s Henrikh
Mkhitaryan
HOW JEFFERSON’S
YELLOWS ADD UP
Jefferson Lerma’s record
since August 2017
Games Yellows
Bournemouth ..17
9
Levante...........28
18
Colombia .........5
1
that. Of course he has picked it is, we can’t do anything occurring. You cannot stop
EDDIE HOWE has told up bookings, he has been about it.
the nat
natural instinct he’s got.”
Bournemouth bad boy unlucky with a few and some
eff
“We can talk to Jeff
Bournemouth take
Jefferson Lerma to keep h av e p r o b a b ly b e e n and make sure he
o Watford tonight
on
living dangerously.
deserved.
controls the number
and Howe (left) re“We of course don’t want of bookings he gets,
vealed that watching
The Colombia midfielder,
G
Graham
Taylor’s Horthe Cherries’ record signing, him suspended and to miss but a lot have been
d
ne as a kid fuelled his
nets
is one yellow card away from any game, but it looks like for moments and
l
love
of the game.
becoming the fastest player that is on the horizon. We tackles where he is very
Amersham-born Howe
in Premier League history to just hope he can delay it for much in the game and trying
rack up 10 yellow cards and as long as he can. It is what to stop certain situations said: “The first stadium I ever
a two-match ban.
Since the start of last THE LOWDOWN
season the World Cup
UTH: Begovic,
star has been booked a BOURNEMO, Min
gs, Fraser,
experiencing the festive
WATFORD boss Javi Gracia
k, Ake
Coo
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staggering 28 times in 40 Surman, Lerma, Daniels,
football programme in this
has been so busy rotating his
matches.
Brooks, King, Wilson
players he has not had time to country for the first time and
ter,
Fos
:
Bournemouth boss WATFORD
admitted: “I don’t have time
think about transfers.
Kiko,
Howe said: “It’s why in Mariappa, Cathca,rt,
After making six changes at to prepare the next game and
s, Capoue Doucoure,
some respects we bought Holeba
think about transfers.
the weekend, he is ready to
eyra, Deulofeu, Success,
Jeff, not for the bookings Per
Deeney
“When I speak with the
make
more
today
for
the
trip
but for the physical side off REFEREE: David Coote
owner I’m sure he will explain
to Bournemouth.
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the game.
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mouth 38 Watford 39
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we need many new things.
have to do, for sure. I’m very
Draws
counter-attacks and too ODDS: Bournemouth 13-8,
“We have to keep doing the
happy with all the players I
d Watford 17-10, Draw 13-4
bring a steel to our midfield
things we have been doing.”
have in the squad.” Gracia is
– there is a side-effect too
BY ALEX CROOK
JAVI WINDOW PAIN
WAGNER PLANS ‘CLEAR’ OUT
DAVID WAGNER has told his
Huddersfield players to “clear
their heads” of any December
‘hangover’.
Wagner’s side are bottom of
the Premier League and face
Burnley on the back of seven
successive defeats.
The most recent loss at Fulham
shattered confidence, but the
Terriers boss said: “Whatever the
opposition, you have to be ready
THE ORIGINAL GOSSIP COLUMN
and have to clear your head
after the last match – this is
the most important thing.
“You have to accept and
respect the situation and
realise we can’t change the
past – but we can change
the future.
“I think where we are and
the situation we are in,
every game we have is
important.”
HUDDERSFIELD
v BURNLEY KO 7.45pm
THE LOWDOWN
visited was Vicarage Road. I
was born very close to
Watford and until I moved
down south when I was 10 I
was watching Watford.
“They were in the old first
division. There were some
good games and it was my
first experience of football. I
have always watched out for
Watford’s results and they are
a club I like.
“I always enjoyed going to
Vicarage Road and it’s a place
with a lot of memories for
me, but you focus on what
you are doing now.
“Watford have done very
well this season, have been
on a similar journey to
ourselves, had some good
moments and some difficult
moments, but they have
players who can hurt you.
“Every game we have had
against them has been a
good battle.”
CLARETS’ REALITY CHECK
BY MIKE WHALLEY
SEAN DYCHE has revealed
HUDDERSFIELD: Lossl, Zanks, a clear-the-air meeting
Kongolo, Schindler, Hadergjonaj,
helped improve Burnley’s
Durm, Billing, Pritchard, Hogg,
Bacuna, Mounie
poor form.
BURNLEY: Heaton, Bardsley,
The Clarets had lost nine
Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor,
Gudmundsson, Westwood, Cork, out of 11 league matches –
Brady, Barnes, Wood
and tumbled into the
REFEREE: Mike Dean
HEAD2HEAD: Huddersfield 27, bottom three – before the
Burnley 22, Draws 14
2 win over West Ham.
2-0
ODDS: Huddersfield 23-20,
Dyche’s side are still in
Burnley 3-1, Draw 11-5
t drop zone as they travel
the
to Huddersfield tonight – but will
climb out of it if they can better
Southampton’s result at Chelsea.
Dyche said: “We had a meeting
the other day, and said, ‘Right,
here we are, this is the reality’.
“We shared a few views on it –
we’re not renowned for doing BS.
We make sure they know the
challenge that’s in front of us.
“They then showed they were
willing to take the challenge on.”
INTER MILAN would like to snap up
Manchester United’s Ashley Young on a
free transfer.
Young can negotiate a pre-contract
agreement with clubs outside England as
he is in the final six
months of his deal.
United are still talking
with the England star
(right), 33, in the hope
of a one-year extension
when his contract
expires in the summer.
Inter have now joined
Italian rivals Roma in
watching
developments. Recently sacked boss Jose
Mourinho was a huge Young fan and gave
him the captaincy earlier this season.
Young, after making 222 United
appearances, ideally wants to stay at Old
Trafford on his £130,000-a-week salary.
LEICESTER CITY LEFTBACK CALLUM ELDER IS
TO JOIN IPSWICH TOWN
ON LOAN FOR THE REST
OF THE SEASON
Tottenham
starlet to
Terriers
on a free
HUDDERSFIELD have signed England
Under-19 international defender Jaden
Brown from Tottenham.
The left-back, 19, has joined the Terriers
on a free transfer after agreeing a
contract until the end of June 2021, with
the club holding an option to extend.
Brown (above) will initially join up with
Huddersfield’s elite development squad.
Academy manager Leigh Bromby said:
“We firmly believe Jaden is one of the
p
gy
g English
g
most promising
young
full-backs.”
BHOYS READY TO
BAG FLOP BURKE
BY JAMES NURSEY
CELTIC are keen on a loan move for
West Brom starlet Oliver Burke.
Winger Burke, 21, (below) has
started just two league
games for Albion since a
£15million move from RB
Leipzig in August 2017.
PORTSMOUTH AND
SUNDERLAND ARE
LOCKED IN A BATTLE TO
SIGN EXETER STRIKER
JAYDEN STOCKLEY
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BERNARDO SILVA admits
the pressure is on
Manchester City in their
title crunch against
Liverpool.
City host table-topping
Liverpool tomorrow in a
mouthwatering
and
potentially decisive clash in
the race for this season’s
Premier League.
Having allowed Jurgen
n side to
Klopp’s unbeaten
oint lead,
open up a seven-point
Pep Guardiola hass warned
his players that dropping
any more points will be
es of
fatal for their hopes
own.
retaining their crown.
And playmaker Silva
in? A
said: “Is it must-win?
little bit, yes. We know
ittle bit
the pressure is a little
se if we
more on us because
don’t win it will be very
difficult to go afterr them.
“That’s what we will
try to do, it’s what we try
me. We
to do every game.
will try to win thee three
n front
points especially in
of our fans.
hink
“We have to think
about ourselves, that
ery
we have to win every
ry
game possible to try
to reach them, too
close the gap a
little bit and that’s
what we’ll try to do. We know
we are seven points behind
and if we win it will be only
four and we’ll put some
pressure on them.
“All games are important
when you play against one of
the contenders – when it’s the
team that is in first position it’s
even more important because
you’re not only winning your
points but you’re taking points
off them.
“They’re unbeaten until now
in the Premier League and
we’ll try to end that.”
City will know exactly
how L
Liverpool feel having
been in the same position
last season. They went into the
New Year with momentum
and an aura of invincibility
around them having made an
unbeaten start to their league
campaign.
That ended at Anfield when
Liverpool became the first side
to inflict a league defeat on
them in mid-January.
Silva said: “It’s better to be
that team than what we are
now. They’ve had a lot of clean
sheets, an impressive defence.
“The front three – everyone
knows how good they are.
They work a lot so do the
midfielders, they press a lot.
‘We know them, they know
us, this season they’ve been
doing very well in the Premier
League and the Champions
League so it’s two very good
teams.”
City will be pleased to see
the back of December after
losing three of their final five
games in the month.
They ended the year with
victory at Southampton and
Silva said: “After that difficult
moment of losing three of the
last four games in the Premier
League, it’s good to come back
and get a win before that game
against Liverpool – and get our
confidence back to where it
should be.”
AGUER0: WE WON’T CHANGE
BY DAVID ANDERSON
B
S
SERGIO
AGUERO claims Manchester City
d
do not need to change their style to beat
Liverpool tomorrow.
Critics say City boss Pep Guardiola has
b
been
sussed out because the champions
h
have lost three of their last five games to
a
allow Liverpool to seize the initiative in the
ttitle race. But Aguero (left) believes they
w
will stick to what they know because it has
w
worked in the past.
“Liverpool’s growth as a team can be
ttracked from a few years back,” said the
sstriker, who has scored in all six of his
h
home league clashes with Liverpool.
“Their showing in the Champions
League was a testament of that and they
are performing very well this
Premier League season.
“But our focus should be on our
own game. We are confident in our
playing style and we believe it’s the most
effective to lead us to victory.”
Aguero refuses to panic at City’s poor
Christmas haul. “There’s no denying it’s a
huge game for both clubs,” said the
Argentinian. “Direct clashes between
leading teams have a major impact.
“December didn’t pan out the way we
wanted it to and now we’ve got more
ground to make up so yes, that makes the
game even more important. But we’re only
in January and there are still plenty of
Premier League games ahead of us.”
KLOPP: LEAD IS
MEANINGLESS
BY DAVID ANDERSON
JURGEN KLOPP has dismissed
Liverpool’s seven-point lead over
Manchester City ahead of tomorrow’s
Etihad showdown.
Liverpool have powered away from
City in the title race on the back of a
nine-match winning run to make
Kopites believe this will finally be the
season their 29-year wait to be
crowned champions ends.
But Klopp (below) insists the Reds
are not thinking about their
advantage as they
prepare for the huge
clash. “We don’t think
about the gap, not for
a second,” said Klopp.
“What we think about
is the 54 points we
have – unbelievable, to
be honest. That’s really
strange and feels strange.
“All we can do is keep going, recover
after Arsenal, that’s very important,
and then prepare for the next game.”
Liverpool have been in scintillating
form over Christmas, beating Arsenal
and Newcastle by an aggregate score
of 9-1, but Klopp added: “Who can go
to City and think, ‘Probably we will
win’? No team in the world. So, we
have to go there and try everything to
get a result. That’s what we will try.”
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WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 ARSENAL 4 FULHAM 1
Xhaka 25, Lacazette 55, Ramsey 79, Aubameyang 83
PREMIER LEAGUE
EEMIRATES STADIUM
Kamara 69
RATINGS by MATTHEW DUNN
mirror.co.uk/sport/football
BY MATTHEW DUNN
MOST people have suffered on
New Year’s Day from a huge
volume of boos.
Remarkably, though, Arsenal
manager Unai Emery took just
three minutes to find the perfect
cure.
There were loud jeers at his
decision to replace Alexandre
Lacazette with Aaron Ramsey
just after Fulham had pulled back
the score to 2-1.
But the move paid dividends as
the Wales star scored instantly to
set Arsenal on their way to a 4-1
win and calm the terrace jitters
after three defeats in five games.
“I understand the supporters
but I need to do my work,” Emery
said. “In my career, I have different moments when I made similar decisions. We need to have
more information to do that.
“We need also to decide with a
very cold mind in order to make
the best decision.”
Ramsey is now in the closing
months of his contract with
Juventus expecting to sign him.
But Emery said: “At the moment,
he is working with us, and I think
he will be here until the summer.”
Arsenal’s nerves yesterday
were in part due to a rare
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
shocker in front of goal.
Their top scorer might already
have had a hat-trick before he
finally added the late fourth goal
with a 15-yard drive which
deflected kindly off Tim Ream.
Ryan Sessegnon should have
scored twice before Arsenal got
off the mark as his pace
completely undid a back three of
Laurent Koscielny, Sokratis and
fit-again Shkodran Mustafi.
However, Fulham have their
own defensive problems and
Granit Xhaka was the one to take
advantage.
His run left Tom Cairney
standing and when Denis Odoi
failed to cut out Alex Iwobi’s
cross, the midfielder had time to
take the ball on his chest and
steer it past Sergio Rico.
Rico’s save from Lacazette just
before the break seemed to be
excused early in the second
half when instead he drilled
the ball into the net after a
stunning move in which
Aubam eyang put Sead
Kolasinac clear thanks to a ball
through the legs of Maxime Le
Marchand.
But Fulham threatened to
turn the game on its head
when Lucas Torreira lost
possession in midfield and
Sessegnon’s ball found Aboubakar Kamara at the far post.
Three days ago, Fulham
manager Claudio Ranieri said
he “wanted to kill” the Frenchman after he refused to give
the ball to Aleksandar Mitrovic
and then missed his spot-kick
against Huddersfield.
This time, Kamara’s unerring
finish breathed life into
Fulham’s dying hopes.
But Ramsey’s late pick-me-up
seemed more than enough to
ensure Arsenal fans’ glasses
were back to half-full again.
ARSENAL
LENO
6
No chance with goal, distribution
choices cause concern
MUSTAFI
5
Didn’t look comfortable, replaced
in half-time reshuffle
SOKRATIS
5
So clumsy. Kept Mitrovic in check
for 90 minutes, but only just
KOSCIELNY
5
Sloppy passing and poor
anticipation
MAITLAND-NILES
6
Happy to get forward but seems to
be lacking in belief
GUENDOUZI
7
His energy a vital addition after it
was sorely missed at Liverpool
XHAKA
7
Showed good anticipation for his
goal, getting in box more than usual
KOLASINAC
8
Forward running and creativity
ultimately proved the difference
LACAZETTE
8
Lively and sharp, and fully deserved
to be rewarded with a goal
AUBAMEYANG
7
Slippery and lively as ever, took a
while to find his goalscoring boots
IWOBI
7
He wastes possession but still a
useful creative force
SUBS:
TORREIRA (Mustafi 45)
5
RAMSEY (Lacazette 75)
6
SAKA (Iwobi 83)
Emery ignores the
jeers to give
Gunners the
perfect tonic
CURE
GENIUS
PREMIER LEAGUE TABLE
Liverpool
Tottenham
Man City
Chelsea
Arsenal
Man Utd
Leicester
Wolves
Watford
Everton
West Ham
Bournemouth
Brighton
C Palace
Newcastle
Cardiff
Southampton
Burnley
Fulham
Huddersfield
P W D
20 17 3
21 16 0
20 15 2
20 13 4
21 12 5
20 10 5
21 9 4
20 8 5
20 8 4
21 7 6
20 8 3
20 8 2
20 7 4
20 5 4
20 4 6
21 5 3
20 3 6
20 4 3
21 3 5
20 2 4
L F
0 48
5 46
3 54
3 38
4 46
5 41
8 25
7 23
8 27
8 31
9 27
10 28
9 22
11 17
10 15
13 19
11 21
13 19
13 19
14 12
A Pts
8 54
21 48
16 47
16 43
31 41
32 35
23 31
23 29
28 28
31 27
30 27
37 26
27 25
26 19
27 18
41 18
38 15
41 15
47 14
35 10
Xhaka stays calm to
1-0 Granit
steer home the opener
drills the ball in to
2-0 Lacazette
double the Gunners’ lead
MATCH STATS
POSSESSION 40%
60%
4
SHOTS ON TARGET
9
SHOTS OFF TARGET 4
4
3
CORNERS
9
4
OFFSIDE
4
12
FOULS
7
1 0
CARDS
0 0
REF: Graham Scott ATT: 59,887
Ramsey scores after
3-1 Aaron
coming on as a substitute
underlines
4-1 Aubameyang
Arsenal’s dominance
HEAD
AUBA
HEELS
Aubameyang
celebrates
scoring the
fourth goal
RANIERI: I
NEED MORE
FULHAM boss Claudio
Ranieri admitted his team
looked “a little tired” and
is ready to strengthen in
the transfer window.
He said: “When you
play against the big
teams, you have to make
the calculations very fast.
“I will show this to the
players and we will work
better than we have been
working.”
Ranieri feels that fresh
faces during January
could be needed.
“Maybe it’s something
we have to do – I will
speak to the owner,”
added the Italian.
“I’m very, very pleased
with my players. If we
have the chance to buy
some good players, then
that would be welcome.”
MOTM
SEAD KOLASINAC
FULHAM
RICO
6
Handful of good saves from
Lacazette spared Fulham’s blushes
ODOI
5
Nutmugged by Sokratis and there
is no more damning indictment
LE MARCHAND
5
Missing the ball for Arsenal opener
and nutmegged for the second
REAM
6
One vital block with his backside
but struggled generally
CHRISTIE
6
Ran hard but seemed much
happier going forwards than back
TOM CAIRNEY
6
Used the ball well but struggled to
exert his usual influence in midfield
CISSE
5
Struggled to get involved in the
midfield tussle
BRYAN
6
Never looked happy as a wingback, exposed when in a back four
SESSEGNON
RATINGS by Plplpplplp Plplplsspl6
Missed two great chances in the
first half but did set up goal
MITROVIC
6
Outjumped two centre-backs but
fluffed his big chance
SCHURRLE
5
Disappointing from set pieces and
failed to provide outlet
SUBS:
FOSU-MENSAH Booked
(Christie 56)
6
KAMARA (Schurrle 61)
6
SARI (Cisse 61)
5
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HEAPS OF JOY: Manchester
players leap on Paul Scholes United
late, late winner yesterday after his
By OLIVER HOLT
Man Utd 2 Sunderland
1
Picture:
BRADLEY
ORMESHER
Becks:This was
a must-win game
DAVID Beckham lifted
the
lid last night
on the
desperation that
M a n c h e s t e r U nfuelled
ited’s
dramatic late comeback
victory over Sunderland.
Beckham and Paul
scored in the last ten Scholes afford to draw this
one, let showed
f o r U n i t e d a f t minutes alone lose the match.”
a lot of courage
e
character when it seemed and
Sebastian Veron had r J u a n
The champions are
that
still five it just wasn’t going
derland into as earlyput Sun- points ahead
to happen
of second-placed for us.
lead at
Old Trafford with
a headed United after they beat Chelsea
“When Scholesy had
own goal. As United
at Highbury yesterday.
a shot
chase
that bounced off both
But Beckham and
Premiership paceUnited and then rolled into posts
their
setters Arsenal, boss Sir Alex Ferguson insist keeper’s hands,
it felt like it
Beckham revealed: this win over Howard Wilkin- was going to
be one of those
“We knew we son’s strugglers means they are days. They just
could not even well placed to haul the Gunners defended but sat back and
we kept on
back. Beckham
said: “We
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ARSENE WENGER hailed
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OF
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men beat
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3-2 to earn
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1930: King’s Park’s Jim Dyet
marked his debut with a British
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Scottish League Division Two
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1971: A barrier collapsed during a
Rangers v Celtic fixture at Ibrox.
As a result 66 spectators were
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By KEVIN GARSIDE
PREMIER TOP THREE deep again to win
Arsenal 3 Chelsea 2
and,
Wenger: We
showed spirit A
of champions
once again, this
team
P W D L F A Pts
RSENE WENGER Arsenal
found the resources,
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hailed Arsenal’s Man Utd .....22 12
5 5 35 22 41 even if you could see we
“fantastic spirit” Chelsea .......22 10 8 4 36 20 38 were jaded physically
after two big games
last night after they are in championship four
in
days on a muddy
hung on to their five- form again following a pitch.
point lead at the troubled few weeks.
“We won the game
“It was a tough game mentally as
Premiership summit. but
we really
we have shown a wanted to do it. I
Yesterday’s tense
like to
fantastic spirit
win games like
earned the Gunnerswin
that
t o g e t h e r n e s s , ” and when you’re
points from a possible 10
said
tired,
12 Wenger after Arsenal
it’s a great sign of as
over the festive period
the
and left the Highbury s u r v i v e d a s p i r i t e d spirit of the players.
comeback by Chelsea.
“These are not just
boss believing his
side
“We needed to
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Vardy 58
RATINGS by DAVID ANDERSON
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EVERTON
PICKFORD
4
Continues to struggle for form and
was poor for Vardy’s goal
KENNY
6
Was positive on his first start in
almost two months
KEANE
4
Was resolute before his slip allowed
Leicester to counter and score
ZOUMA
6
The centre-half headed wide & fired
over from a long-range potshot
DIGNE Booked
6
Raided well down his left wing and
created a chance for Kenny
GUEYE
5
His distribution was sometimes off
in the centre of the park
GOMES Booked
4
Could not get his creative game
going for once and was subbed
WALCOTT
4
Got into some promising positions,
but had no end product
SIGURDSSON
5
Captained the side on his return and
had some nice fleeting moments
RICHARLISON
5
Tried to come in from his berth on
the left with little success
CALVERT-LEWIN
5
Headed wide from a chance and
needed much better service
SUBS:
BERNARD (Gomes 62)
6
TOSUN Booked (Walcott 70) 5
MOTM
JAMIE VARDY
LEICESTER
SCHMEICHEL
6
Relatively untroubled and saved a
shot straight at him from Tosun
SIMPSON
7
The right-back did well up against
Richarlison and snuffed him out
MAGUIRE
6
Assured and authoritative although
he missed a great late chance
EVANS
6
Survived a penalty appeal for handball
on his return and was resolute
CHILWELL
6
Was poor in possession before
improving and had a run and shot
NDIDI
6
Offered his defence protection in
his midfield holding role
GHEZZAL
4
Had no real influence on the game
and was hooked at half-time
MENDY
6
Tackled well and put in a real shift
to shield his back four
CHOUDHURY
6
Worked hard and tracked back to
help out his defence
PEREIRA
7
Fired a shot over and fed Vardy to
run through and score
VARDY
8
Ploughed a lone furrow before he
produced a predatory finish
SUBS:
ALBRIGHTON (Ghezzal 45)
7
GRAY (Vardy 90)
HUGE BLOW Gylfi Sigurdsson in despair during the defeat
BY CHRIS McKENNA
points after 21 games –
NEW YEAR, same
Everton.
Marco Silva’s arrival in
the summer was
supposed to bring with it
a revolution. But the
Toffees started 2019
needing to make a few
resolutions.
Top of the list is to start
winning at home again.
Jamie Vardy’s secondhalf strike for Leicester
ensured this was the
fourth Premier League
game in a row without a
win at Goodison for
Silva’s side.
The last time that
happened was towards
the end of Roberto
Martinez’s reign in 2016.
And the home crowd
made their feelings
known with boos at the
end after they were
treated to a very early
contender for the worst
game of the year,
d
having shrugged
off New Year’s
Eve hangovers to
get to the lunchtime kick-off.
Festive football
all
can be fantastic but
b t
the fourth game in 10
days for Everton, and
fourth in 11 for Leicester,
delivered an awful match
despite £300million
worth of talent on show.
But City headed home
happy as they overcame
their surprise defeat by
Cardiff to add the Toffees
to wins over Chelsea and
Manchester City in their
last four games.
Foxes manager Claude
Puel is somehow one of
the bookies’ favourites to
be the next Premier
League boss to face the
axe despite his side sitting seventh in the table.
But the focus will be on
Silva if Everton don’t
improve, as the Blues
carried their woeful form
into the New Year with
just one win in eight
games.
It is a horror run which
started when Liverpool
striker Divock Origi
scored a 96th-minute
winner in the Merseyside
derby in early December.
More worrying for the
Portuguese manager is
that Everton sit on 27
the exact same tally they
were on at this stage last
season.
That was under Sam
Allardyce, who was not
seen as a long-term
manager at the club. Silva
is supposed to be the
man to take the Toffees
forward but there is a serious lack of progression.
“I am not here to
compare,” said the Everton boss (below). “I am
concerned with the result
we didn’t achieve and not
about the points we have
now and last season.
“We look at the points
at the end of the season.”
They have, at times,
played some exciting
football, which is an
improvement, but this
was not one of those
days.
It was quiet inside
Goodison and the action
on the pitch
m
matched
it in a
t
terrible
opening
4 minutes.
45
Jonjoe Kenny,
a surprise starter
ah
ahead
of Seamus
C l
Coleman,
did come
close to a spectacular
opener when he cracked
against the woodwork.
Leicester were the
better of the two teams
but they were hardly at
their best with passes
constantly going astray.
But a mistake from
defender Michael Keane,
who failed to deal with
Theo Walcott nodding
down a Kasper
Schmeichel punt, allowed
Ricardo Pereira to slip
Vardy in.
The striker didn’t have
a sniff in the previous 58
minutes but was clinical
as he beat Toffees keeper
Jordan Pickford with a
low strike before a
somersault celebration.
Silva turned to Bernard
and the ineffective Cenk
Tosun, but there would
be no equaliser for the
hosts.
Everton didn’t deserve
one, either, and now
the Toffees boss must
turn their form
around or 2019 will
be another year to
forget for the blue
half of Merseyside.
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SAME OLD
EVERTON
Silva under pressure as Vardy strike
gives Toffees
more home
misery
PREMIER LEAGUE
GOODISON PARK
ONWARDS & UPWARDS
Valverde could be departing
JOY Puel & stars celebrate yesterday’s win
PUEL IGNORES
THE SACK RACE
SPECULATION
BY DAVID ANDERSON
CLAUDE PUEL claims he is ignoring the
speculation that he is the Premier
League manager favourite for the sack.
Puel says his only focus is continuing
to do well for Leicester and he is proud
his side are seventh at the start of 2019.
They have now beaten Chelsea,
Manchester City and Everton since the
start of the festive period and Puel said:
“There is speculation. I don’t know why,
but it’s not my concern. The most
important thing is that I show my
quality every time.
“I’m just a person who serves the
club and I would like to continue this
way. As for the speculation, I cannot
have an impact on this.
“The only thing for me is to continue
my work and I love my squad.
“The best thing for me is to keep my
focus because we want to perform all
the time. It was a good first half of the
season to finish seventh in the table.”
Jamie Vardy settled this poor contest
with a predatory strike for his seventh
Premier League goal – and celebrated
with a somersault.
“I’ve had that in the locker for a
while and saved it for a special
occasion – and what better
occasion? A new year, a new
me!” said the Foxes striker.
“It’s been a great
Christmas for us. Now we
need to keep pushing on
and getting the points
to keep us where we
are in the table – and
then push on even
u t e.
further.”
EVERTON SUFFER
ATTACK OF NERVES
FROM BACK PAGE
MATCH STATS
playing a lot of games in a row and
have no time to prepare, but it’s not
%
40
N
SIO
SES
POS
60%
an excuse. When you play with easy
4
GET
SHOTS ON TAR
2
3 mistakes, the bad things come to
SHOTS OFF TARGET
7
5 you and that’s what happened with
CORNERS
6
2 the goal we conceded.
E
SID
OFF
1
8
“We gave them the chance to
FOULS
5
1 0 do what they came to do. After
CARDS
3 0
: 39,052 that, if you were anxious or
REF: Martin Atkinson ATT
nervous, you will be more so. After
that we didn’t play with enough
quality to change the score.”
Everton are suffering the hangover
from their late defeat by Liverpool,
but Silva says they must cope. “We
are a big club and there is normal
FORWARD THINKING Vardy is too
pressure to win matches,” he added.
sharp for Kurt Zouma as he nets winner
Pastures
Nou for
Valverde?
BARCELONA boss Ernesto
Valverde has admitted he
could leave at the end of
the season.
The former Athletic
Bilbao manager took over
at the Nou Camp in 2017
and led the club to the
league and cup double last
season.
Barca currently sit top of
La Liga and are second
favourites behind
Manchester City to win the
Champions League.
Valverde’s contract
expires at the end of the
season, but Barcelona have
an option to extend it for a
third campaign.
And Valverde, 54, said: “I
do not know what I will do
next season. In this football,
who knows? We all know
how things are, I never
think long or long term.
“For us, two months are
very long term. If you win a
game, everyone is happy
and if you lose, everyone is
watching you.
“What I want is for
everyone to be satisfied
with our work.
“If you do not win the
league, everyone looks at
the coach because that is
how it is.”
Cup curse
KOs Boyle
HIBERNIAN’S Asian Cup
curse struck again last
night as Martin Boyle was
sent home from the
Australian camp after
suffering a knee injury.
In a fresh blow for Neil
Lennon, the Australian
Football Federation
confirmed Boyle – one of
Hibs’ top performers this
season – faces an
“indefinite” spell out.
The Easter Road winger
is awaiting results of a scan
to discover the extent of
the injury picked up in a
friendly win over Oman.
But Socceroos boss
Graham Arnold said: “The
outcome is that he’ll be out
for an indefinite period.”
The Socceroos angered
Lennon by refusing to let
Boyle and fellow Aussies
Jamie McLaren and Mark
Milligan play in Saturday’s
Edinburgh derby. Hibs lost
it to bitter rivals Hearts 1-0.
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TOTTENHAM 3
Kane 3, Eriksen 12, Son 26
RATINGS by JAMES NURSEY
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CARDIFF
ETHERIDGE
6
Was the hero at Leicester but
could do little to thwart Spurs
MANGA
5
Right-back was bamboozled by
Eriksen as he made it 2-0
MORRISON
5
His clearance bounced in off Kane
for the early opener
BAMBA Booked
6
The big defender was tested but
did not shy away from battle
CUNNINGHAM
6
Left-back was kept on the back
foot by Spurs’ bold play
PATERSON
6
Switched from recent attacking
role to the right flank
GUNNARSSON
6
His long throws presented some of
the hosts’ few openings
ARTER
6
Combative midfielder was
industrious as usual in middle
CAMARASA
6
Spaniard is Cardiff’s key man but
he worryingly hobbled off
MURPHY
6
Subbed at the break after failing
to make his crosses count
REID
6
Played down the middle but
received little service
SUBS:
HOILETT (Murphy 45)
6
RALLS (Camarasa 59)
6
REID (Mendez-Laing 72)
6
IT’S KANE
SAILING
Etheridge is beaten
early on as Kane puts
Spurs on the way to
an easy victory
at Cardiff
MOTM
HARRY KANE
TOTTENHAM
LLORIS
6
Had a quiet game and little to do in
goal in Wales
TRIPPIER
7
Got forward well to put over
dangerous cross for opener
ALDERWEIRELD
7
Classy defender was not unduly
troubled at the back
SANCHEZ
7
Calm, composed display at heart
of defence for the visitors
ROSE
7
Recalled and put in a decent shift
at left-back. Kept going
WINKS
7
Youngster screened defence and
helped limit hosts to little
SISSOKO
8
Continues to impress in midfield and
drove forward superbly for third
SON
8
Clinical finish on his right foot
from a tight angle for 3-0
ALLI
7
Not Spurs’ most influential
attacker but did not need to be
ERIKSEN
8
Showed his class and composure
to make it 2-0 in style
KANE
8
Has now scored against every
Premier League club he has faced
SUBS:
SKIPP (Son 76)
6
LLORENTE (Alli 85)
6
NOW HE’S HU
It took just three minutes for Kane to stun Cardiff and
BY JAMES NURSEY
@JamesNursey
HARRY KANE and
Tottenham took just three
minutes of the New Year to
show they remain a serious
force in the title race.
A shock 3-1 home loss to
promoted Wolves prompted
claims Spurs’ title bid could be
coming down with the
Christmas decorations.
But there was emphatically
no sign of choking here as Kane,
Christian Eriksen and HeungMin Son lit up the Cardiff City
Stadium with first-half goals.
Their triple blitz in the first 26
minutes silenced the noisy
locals and even Neil Warnock.
Neither the City boss or his
side had much response to
Spurs’ class as the visitors took
the lead in just the third minute
en route to second place.
Spurs and boss Mauricio
Pochettino are determined to
push Liverpool and Manchester
City all the way judging by this
brilliant start to 2019.
Not only are their regular
stars delivering, with the likes of
Kane scoring and helping assist
the other goals. But even
previously maligned squad men
such as Moussa Sissoko are
rising to the challenge too after
a powerhouse display here.
The midfielder was involved
in two of Spurs’ goals with
positive runs and passes.
And there was plenty of
confidence and quality about all
the visitors’ slick play as they cut
Cardiff apart in a blistering start.
Pochettino’s side were quickly
on the front foot and took the
lead with their first attack.
Kane began the move with a
driving run through midfield
before releasing England
colleague Kieran Trippier on the the Bluebirds for the first time.
Cardiff responded with a couple
right to cross.
Home captain Sean Morrison of dangerous crosses from the
left courtesy of
could only clear
wideman Josh
the ball straight
MATCH STATS
on to Kane as it 27% POSSESSION 73% Murphy.
But it was
ricocheted in for 3
SHOTS ON TARGET
4
a slightly fortu- 2 SHOTS OFF TARGET 6 classy Spurs
nate opener for 5
CORNERS
3 w h o sc ored
OFFSIDE
2 again in the
the striker’s 18th 6
6
FOULS
6 12th minute
of the season.
CARDS
0 0 after a wellIt means the 1 0
England man REF: Kevin Friend ATT: 32,485 worked move
a n d su p e rb
has now scored
against all 28 of the opponents finish from Eriksen.
The Dane picked up the ball
he’s ever faced in the Premier
League after notching against on the edge of the box after a
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COMING
TO GET YOU
Y
WEDNESDAY 02.01.2019 0-1
HARRY KANE has now scored
against all 28 teams he has
faced in the Premier League
Opponent
Apps Goals
Leicester City ............8
11
Everton .......................9
9
Stoke City ..................9
9
Arsenal .......................8
8
Bournemouth.............6
7
Southampton.............8
7
West Brom .................7
7
West Ham .................12
7
Liverpool ....................8
5
Aston Villa .................5
4
Burnley .......................6
4
Chelsea.......................9
4
Huddersfield .............3
4
Hull City .....................5
4
Norwich City..............2
4
Crystal Palace ...........9
3
Sunderland.................7
3
Swansea City .............7
3
Watford.......................7
3
Brighton ....................3
2
Fulham........................2
2
Manchester City........8
2
Manchester United ...9
2
Newcastle ..................8
2
QPR .............................2
2
Wolves ........................2
2
Cardiff City ................4
1
Middlesbrough ............1
1
WELL DONE, MY SON!
Pochettino gives star a hug
0-2
BY DAVE ARMITAGE
0-3
reignite Spurs’ title challenge
into the far corner for his 11th
goal this term.
After the break, Spurs (Hugo
Lloris and Trippier foil City’s
Morrison, right) might have
extended their lead but Kane
shot over and had other shots
blocked.
Son had a shot on the break
denied by Sol Bamba and
keeper Neil Etheridge. Sissoko
was still running hard and pinging crossfield passes in the final
minutes as he also charged
forward before shooting over.
But Spurs never had to hit
top gear after the break as
UP FOR IT Danny Rose is not giving up
easily in this tussle with Bobby Reid
Wembley
sparks War
of words
RRY KANE
break when Kane fed Sissoko
on the right before Son found
Eriksen.
He was closed down by
Bruno Manga and Harry Arter,
but created space with a clever
drag back to wrong-foot his
opponents and hit a low, rightfoot shot into the bottom corner for his sixth goal this term.
The contest was over by the
26th minute when Son made it
3-0. He was released into the
box by Kane after a driving run
forward by Sissoko.
Son then beat Morrison to
despatch a low right-foot shot
51
Cardiff seemed content
to
avoid
further
embarrassment and a major
hit to their goal difference.
There was more than enough
in this display to suggest Spurs
should have high hopes for
2019 if they maintain such
clinical, ruthless standards.
Promoted Cardiff, who host
Huddersfield next here in the
top flight, are openly aiming
just for 17th in their own battle.
It is likely to go to the wire
but with some shrewd additions, they too could be capable
of achieving their ambitions.
NEIL WARNOCK has called on the
Premier League to make Tottenham
finish their season at Wembley.
The Cardiff boss said officials
should block all attempts to let Spurs
switch to their new stadium before
the end of this campaign.
Warnock saw his side lose 3-0 at
home to Mauricio Pochettino’s men,
but says the competition’s integrity
will be compromised if Tottenham
move into their new ground.
He feels other clubs who may be
involved in a relegation fight with his
Bluebirds could benefit from Spurs
getting used to a new environment
when their rivals have had to face
them at full swing at Wembley.
Tottenham’s ill-fated
move to their
£850million new
home has faced
several delays, and
Warnock (right)
said: “The league
should enforce them
to play at Wembley for
the rest of the season.
seas
They’ve made
that many cock-up
cock-ups now with the
timing, the Premier
Premie League should
force them to play at Wembley.
th there should
“I don’t think
be a chanc
chance of any
advantag
advantage to any of our
opponen
opponents. It’s not our
fault. We should have been
playing a
at the new stadium
ourselves
ourselves, so I think they
sshould step in now,
rrather than be
th
there in six or
seve
seven weeks, or
whatev
whatever it is.
“They sshould be there
until the end o
of the season, and
the league should enforce
e
it now.”
Warnock had no complaints about
the result and also refused to be
drawn on allegations
allegation of bullying
made against the c
club’s under-18s
coach Craig Bellamy.
Bellam
He said it was “v
“very vague” and
that Cardiff’s chief executive would
be dealing with it. Bellamy
B
has not
been suspended.
POCH HAILS
VICTORY AS
‘MASSIVE’
BY DAVE ARMITAGE
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio
Pochettino hailed the 3-0
win at Cardiff as “massive”.
Spurs bounced back
from the disappointment of
the 3-1 home defeat to
Wolves to move to second
spot in the table.
They leapfrogged
Manchester City and cut
Liverpool’s lead at the top
to six points.
Pochettino said: “Cardiff
would have been big on
confidence after their win
at Leicester, so this was
massive for us to put
ourselves in a very good
position in the table.
“I’m so happy – very
pleased. We started so well
and were so clinical right
from the beginning.” Spurs
PREMIER LEAGUE TABLE
Liverpool
Tottenham
Man City
Chelsea
Arsenal
Man Utd
Leicester
Wolves
Watford
Everton
West Ham
Bournemouth
Brighton
C Palace
Newcastle
Cardiff
Southampton
Burnley
Fulham
Huddersfield
P W D L F A Pts
20 17 3 0 48 8 54
21 16 0 5 46 21 48
20 15 2 3 54 16 47
20 13 4 3 38 16 43
21 12 5 4 46 31 41
20 10 5 5 41 32 35
21 9 4 8 25 23 31
20 8 5 7 23 23 29
20 8 4 8 27 28 28
21 7 6 8 31 31 27
20 8 3 9 27 30 27
20 8 2 10 28 37 26
20 7 4 9 22 27 25
20 5 4 11 17 26 19
20 4 6 10 15 27 18
21 5 3 13 19 41 18
20 3 6 11 21 38 15
20 4 3 13 19 41 15
21 3 5 13 19 47 14
20 2 4 14 12 35 10
were ahead after just three
minutes when Harry Kane
bundled one in to smash
his Cardiff goal jinx.
The Welsh side had been
the only Premier League
club he had never scored
against, but his spot of luck
gave him the 100 per cent
record of scoring against
all the top-flight teams.
Pochettino said: “I think
that was important for him
and for us because it set us
on our way and also was
special for him with it being
the only team he hadn’t
scored against.
“I’m so pleased for the
players after the Wolves
result. It wasn’t a problem
of us being tired, it was
concentration.
“But the players showed
massive energy today and
that was the team I expect
to see.”
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Everton players there are
no excuses for their
dramatic slump in form.
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy
condemned the Toffees to
their fourth defeat in five
games and a four-match winless home run is their worst
since Roberto Martinez was
sacked in April 2016.
Everton have taken just five
points from their last eight
games and Blues boss Silva
said: “We were too nervous
and anxious and there is no
reason. Of course we are
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NEWCASTLE v MAN UNITED
TWO weeks ago Ole
Gunnar Solskjaer was
manager of Molde.
Today at Newcastle he
attempts to match a
Manchester United record
set in 1946.
Sir Alex Ferguson (above)
may be the Norwegian’s
mentor, but it is another
legend of Old Trafford who
Solskjaer has in his sights.
He can become only the
second United manager
to win his first four games
in charge, joining Sir Matt
Busby (above) at the start of
his revolutionary reign.
Also hunting a record is
rejuvenated Paul Pogba,
who is looking to join
Cristiano Ronaldo as the
only United player to score
two or more goals in three
consecutive Premier League
appearances.
He gets advice from Sir Alex but
today Solskjaer can match the
record of another Reds legend
WOW’S
THAT FOR
STARTERS
Solskjaer hopes to
make it 12 points out
of 12 as United boss
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NEWCASTLE v MANCHESTER UNITED
...AND FOR HIS
NEXT TRICK
St James’ Park: 8pm
Solskjaer has got Pogba performing, Rashford red
hot and Lukaku scoring again.. now he needs
to work his magic on misfiring Sanchez
BY DAVID ANDERSON
@MirrorAnderson
HE’S turned Paul Pogba
into a world beater and
got Marcus Rashford
scoring regularly again.
Now Ole Gunnar
Solskjaer faces his toughest
challenge yet in trying to
get the best out of Alexis
exis
Sanchez.
The Chile forward has
been a huge disappointntment since Manchester
er
Unit ed gazump ed
d
Manchester City to
land him from Arsenal
a year ago and has
scored just four goals in
n
30 appearances.
He bagged 80 in 166
games for Arsenal during
ring
his prolific three-and-a-half
-half
years at the Emirates and
United expected much
more for £500,000 a week.
Jose Mourinho shunned
him, as he often does with
players, when he failed to
perform and it now falls to
Solskjaer to help him
deliver.
The genial Norweigan
has a much better chance
and has already proved he
is an excellent manmanager during his short
spell as caretaker boss.
He’s an arm-round-theshoulder coach rather than
a boot-up-the-backside one
and
he has
confirmed Sanchez will
return at Newcastle tonight
after five weeks out with a
hamstring tear.
He believes in Sanchez
and is confident his attacking style should suit him.
“I think he’s a player that
would benefit from the
interchanging, the rotation,
the movement that we
have,” he said.
“The more chances you
create, the more times you
get the ball into the final
third, mean he’ll be an asset
for us.
“He’s looking forward to
it. It certainly looked like it
in training. He scored quite
a few nice goals so that was
encouraging.”
Sanchez, 30, will relish
facing Newcastle and his
dramatic late winner
against them in October is
his only goal this season.
The South American
showed flashes of his talent
that game as he came on to
help inspire United’s comeback from 2-0 down to win
3-2 in the last half-hour.
Solskjaer says he has had
to hold the former Barcelona star back because he is
so eager to return.
“He’s had some great
training sessions in the last
few days,” said the United
boss. “He wanted to play
against Bournemouth
on Sunday, but we
have to manage him
because he’s been out
for a month.
“But he’ll be involved,
yes. He wants to play all the
time, he’s one of those
characters.
“ He mad e himself
available, but it was a few
days too early for him. He’s
not had enough fitness, but
he’s champing at the bit.”
The United boss knows
his perfect start will be
under serious threat with
Tottenham looming next in
the league after a testing
trip to Newcastle.
“We’ll get tougher tests
than we’ve had so far, for
example on Wednesday
against Newcastle,” said
Solskjaer, who has three
wins from three.
“It’s a different ball
game because you’re away.
I never enjoyed going up
there. There was one
game where we
really enjoyed
ourselves, the
6-2 win, but
that was more
or less it.
“It’s going to
be a tough
one and there’s
loads more we
need to work on.”
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WEST
HAM
v BRIGHTON
London Stadium: 7.45pm
RARING TO GO
Sanchez is desperate
to kick-start his United
career under Solskjaer
BY CHRIS HATHERALL
BRAV-HEART
MARTIN IS
RAFA’S ROCK
BY SIMON BIRD
THE LOWDOWN
NEWCASTLE: Dubravka,
Schar, Lascelles, Dumme
tt,
Yedlin, Diame, Shelvey,
Ritchie, Perez, Kenedy,
Rondon
MAN UNITED: De Gea,
Young, Jones, Lindelof,
Shaw, Matic, Herrera,
Lingard, Pogba, Sanche
z,
Lukaku
REFEREE: Andre Marrine
HEAD2HEAD: Newcas r
tle
42, Man United 85, Dra
ws
ODDS: Newcastle 5-1, Man 39
United 3-4, Draw 16-5
Arsenal
122
10,125
60
25
85
119
426
24
14.08
272
37
SANCHEZ
Games played
Minutes played
Goals
Assists
Goals and assists
Mins per goal or assist
Total shots
Mins per shot
Shot conversion rate
Chances created
Mins per chance created
Man Unitedd
22
1,524
3
5
8
191
32
48
9.38
41
37
MARTIN DUBRAVKA has become
Newcastle’s rock – on and off the pitch –
according to boss Rafa Benitez.
The Newcastle keeper is ready to face
Manchester United at St James’ Park
tonight, a repeat of his debut fixture last
season when he turned in a memorable
performance to help Toon win 1-0.
Dubravka has now racked up 32 games as
Benitez’s No.1, and kept a remarkable 10
clean sheets in a side fighting relegation.
That has caused European clubs,
including Juventus, to scout him this
season, but the Slovakia star (above) says
he is more than happy to be top dog in goal
on Tyneside.
Dubravka admits to being vocal in the
dressing room, has not shied away from
shaking things up when Newcastle have had
a bad run, and will be needed tonight as the
rampant Reds hit the Toon.
He is ranked fifth for clean sheets
this season, beaten only by
keepers from the top four clubs
with Liverpool’s Alisson top with
12. Dubravka (with Benitez, left)
has also made 59 saves, the
seventh most in the league.
His form is remarkable
considering Benitez snatched him
from Sparta Prague on loan 11 months
ago, and bagged him permanently for just
£4.3million in the summer. His value has at
least tripled since.
Benitez sees Dubravka’s stats as a
blessing and a worry. He said: “If he
continues to do well, it is good for us. If he
attracts interest, it is also negative, because
it means the opposition are attacking a lot!
“He’s an important player for us – not just
because of the saves he is making, but
because of his character and attitude, too.
“He is very professional, very positive –
someone that is always good for any team
and is a key voice in the dressing room.”
Toon now have a difficult run of games,
with Chelsea, Cardiff, Manchester City and
Tottenham next up in the league.
Dubravka, 29, said: “It’s a very tough
period. I think we’re physically and mentally
prepared for that. We have quality players
and all of them have experience.
“So, we should be fine. We will see.”
CHRIS HUGHTON has
insisted on no cake and no
cards as he celebrates his
fourth anniversary at
Brighton – but he’d be
happy to make a bigger
fuss if he makes it to 10
years!
The Seagulls boss has
helped transform the club
since arriving on New
Year’s Eve in 2014, guiding
them to the Premier
League and now to
mid-table security.
His side head to West
Ham sitting 13th – 10 points
clear of the drop zone and
looking certainties to stay
up again.
But the Tottenham
legend admits there
haven’t been many loveydovey messages and no
thoughts of a party.
“There’s definitely no
cake and I don’t think
there’ll be dinner, either,”
he insisted.
“It’s been quiet. The
problem is there’s
Christmas and New Year –
and there’s also a lot of
games. So, most of that has
taken over.
“And a four-year
anniversary is not a big
one. Maybe five sounds a
bit better – or even 10!”
Brighton fans would love
Hughton to still be at the
Amex in 2025 and he has
recently signed a new deal
until 2021.
But he admits that
reaching 10 years at one
club could be a long shot.
“It’s a lovely thought, but
HUGHTON:
NO CAKES
OR CARDS
THANK YOU
it’s very rare these days,”
said Hughton.
“Will I still be here?
Probably I’d have to say no
– but that’s nothing to do
with the period so far at the
club or how I feel about the
club. I’m really happy and
delighted to be here. But
it’s getting rarer and rarer
that a manager stays 10
years anywhere. So, let’s
see.”
Hughton’s immediate
task is to keep Brighton on
track and keep up their
good form.
“The biggest challenge is
always complacency,” he
said. “We are still in our
second season, so the aim
has to be to make sure we
maintain our position and
our progress
“If I did have to look
ahead another four years,
then it’s about continually
improving and having
stability.
“And, of course, the best
chance of success for a
club like ours is to win one
of the domestic trophies.”
THE LOWDOWN
WEST HAM: Fabianski,
Zabaleta, Diop, Ogbonna,
Cresswell, Obiang, Rice,
Diangana, Snodgrass,
Anderson, Arnautovic
BRIGHTON: Button,
Montoya, Duffy, Dunk,
Bernardo, Locadia, Propper,
Stephens, March, Gross,
Murray.
REFEREE: Chris Kavanagh
HEAD2HEAD: West Ham 10,
Brighton 8, Draws 5
ODDS: West Ham 10-11,
Brighton 16-5, Draw 11-4
PELLE BANKS ON
A ZAB COMEBACK
BY MIKE WHALLEY
MANUEL PELLEGRINI is
banking on Pablo
Zabaleta getting over
illness in time to shore up
his West Ham defence
against Brighton.
The Argentina
right-back (right)
has missed the
Hammers’ past
two matches – with
Michail Antonio looking
very shaky as his
stand-in.
Antonio played in last
Thursday’s 2-1 win at
Southampton, but was
caught out of position as
Nathan Redmond scored,
and he then had a torrid
afternoon in Sunday’s
2-0 defeat at Burnley.
Pellegrini complained a
turn
turnaround of just 64
h
hours between
those trips had
hampered his
team.
He said: “Pablo
has started moving
again, so perhaps he can
be fit.
“When you play with
the same players, you
want to have more time
to recover. These games
were too near.”
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Name vvCRYSTAL
Name PALACE
WOLVES
Molineux: 7.45pm
BY NEIL McLEMAN
ROY HODGSON has
claimed “chequebooks
aren’t always the answer”
and insisted Palace will not
spend their way out of
trouble in January.
The former England boss
(above) takes his goal-shy
Eagles to big-spending
Wolves tonight after
scoring 17 goals in 20
matches – and only five at
home.
The Selhurst Park club
are trying to sign Liverpool
forward Dominic Solanke
on loan to add some muchneeded firepower.
But last January’s
transfer window was a
disaster and Palace spent
only £9.5million on
Cheikhou Kouyate – and
made two free signings – in
the summer. Only
Tottenham invested less.
Championship winners
Wolves spent £59m while
play-off winners Fulham
lavished £105m and sit in
19th place.
Hodgson said: “Every
club has its budget. This
year Fulham and Wolves
splashed out enormous
sums of money, while
Cardiff, Newcastle and we
didn’t.
“You accept the situation
that’s prevailing at your
club and take the job
knowing that is the
situation, and you try and
make the most of it.
“Chequebooks aren’t
always the answer.
“Sometimes you splash
the cash and get great
HODGSON:
SPENDING
WON’T GET
US CLEAR
success, but Fulham have
spent more than us and are
well below us.
“Wolves can congratulate
themselves on the players
they’ve bought. Fulham, on
the other hand, might not.”
The South Londoners
have spent big in recent
seasons on Christian
Benteke and Mamadou
Sakho and are planning to
redevelop their stadium.
New signings are handled
by chairman Steve Parish
and sporting director
Dougie Freedman.
“I have no complaints
with the chairman,
sporting director and the
American owners,”
Hodgson added.
“We work as best we can
within the parameters the
club needs to set.
“We’ve not spent a lot,
but a lot has been spent
over the years and that
residue is still there.
“You’re lucky if you can
go a new club and say you
don’t like what you’ve got
and sign more players.”
THE LOWDOWN
WOLVES: Patricio, Bennett,
Coady, Boly, Doherty, Neves,
Moutinho, Jonny, Costa,
Cavaleiro, Jimenez
CRYSTAL PALACE:
Guaita, Wan-Bissaka, Sakho,
Tomkins, Van Aanholt,
Puncheon, Kouyate,
Milivojevic, Meyer,
Townsend, Zaha
REFEREE: Roger East
HEAD2HEAD: Wolves 26,
Palace 20, Draws 18
ODDS: Wolves evens,
Palace 10-3, Draw 12-5
SANTO: WEMBLEY
MUST SPUR US ON
BY MATTHEW DUNN
NUNO ESPIRITO SANTO
urged his Wolves side
not to spoil Saturday’s
win over Spurs by
thinking it will be
easy to repeat it
against Crystal
Palace tonight.
Instead, he
wants them to
trumpet their
Wembley achievement
by showing home fans
the same commitment
that earned them a 3-1
win.
“If we think we can
just go out there and win
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because we beat
Tottenham then we are
wrong,” warned Santo
(below). “We will have to
work just as hard as we
did on Saturday, if
n harder.
not
“The Premier
League is the
toughest and you
c
cannot
afford to
res or take it easy.
rest
“It’s important we
make the Tottenham
victory look an even
better one than it was by
making sure we put on a
performance and get a
result against Palace.”
CHELSEA v SOUTHAMPTON
Stamford Bridge: 7.45pm
MY YOUNG
BLUE STILL
TOO GREEN
Sarri says Bayern target Hudson-Odoi must
improve to earn regular first-team chance
BY NEIL McLEMAN
@NeilMcLeman
MAURIZIO SARRI has
warned Callum Hudson-Odoi
he is still not ready and
admitted he won’t put youth
development above winning
matches.
Chelsea have told Bayern
Munich to double their
£20million bid for the England
Under-19 star, who has refused
to sign a contract extension at
Stamford Bridge.
And Blues fans showed their
frustration with the treatment
of the 18-year-old academy
graduate when he was subbed off
at Watford on Boxing Day.
Sarri stated Hudson-Odoi had
injured his hamstring and
remains a doubt for tonight’s
match with Southampton, but
insisted the Blues do give youth
a chance.
And echoing the demands he
has made of Ruben Loftus-Cheek
and Ross Barkley, the former
Napoli boss wants more from
Hudson-Odoi off the ball in a
team chasing a top-four place
and cup success.
“He is a very good player, the
potential is there to become a
great player, and now he has to
improve,” said Sarri (above).
“With the ball, he is a very
good player. He has to improve in
his movement without the ball.
As a winger, he has to improve in
the defensive phase, but he has
the potential to become a very
important player, not only for
English football, but for
European football.”
Hudson-Odoi, who is out
hs,
of contract in 18 months,
m
made his first-team
debut last January and
has made eight
appearances.
Asked if young playt,
ers are too impatient,
ow.
Sarri said: “I don’t know.
i
Also the fans sometimes,
also the club sometimes, and so
I am in the middle. I have to win.
“I can understand that a fan
loves young players from the
academy, I can understand very
well. But in the long run, I have
to win matches, and I think the
fans want me to win matches,
and also the club.
“It’s not easy at this level to
take th
the young players from
the academy, not only
h
here,
everywhere in
Europe.
“Sometimes, there
are one or two young
p
players
from the
a
academy
in Barcelona
and Real Madrid, zero in
J
Juventus,
zero in Paris
Saint-Germain.
“It’s not easy, and I think that
we are lucky because we have
Ethan Ampadu, we have Andreas
Christensen, we have Odoi. In
Europe, there are few 18-year-old
players with eight matches at
this level. Odoi, I think, this
season played six or seven official
matches in Europe, so I think he
has to be lucky. He is not lucky.
He is good.”
Sarri insisted he will not recall
strikers Tammy Abraham (left)
or Michy Batshuayi from loan
periods to ease their injury crisis
with Olivier Giroud injuring his
ankle at Crystal Palace.
“No, because I have the option
with Hazard in this position – I
don’t need another striker,” he
added. “Maybe another winger,
use now we are in trouble
because
with the injuries.”
SAINTS NEED ‘A PERFECT GAME’
BY ADRIAN KAJUMBA
RALPH HASENHUTTL believes
Southampton will need to produce “a
perfect game” against Chelsea.
He faces his third game against a
member of last season’s top six in
today’s clash at Stamford Bridge.
Saints stunned Arsenal and gave
Manchester City a fright on Sunday.
And Hussenhuttl said: “We know if
you want to take a point or three
against Chelsea, you have to play a
perfect game. We had two crucial
moments against City. If you want to
have a chance against such teams,
ms, in
re
those moments you have to score
[through Charlie Austin] or get the
es
penalty [for a challenge on James
Ward-Prowse]. We didn’t.”
Hussenhuttl will bring back
Danny Ings and Stuart
Armstrong tonight. And he
believes Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s
three-game ban is a huge
chance for Ward-Prowse (right)
to re-establish himself.
Hussenhuttl said: “He now
has a big opportunity for us.”
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Andy Dunn makes his
selections
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yet to convince
boss Sarri of his
value to Chelsea
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1
WOLVES 1 CRYSTAL PALACE 1
2
CHELSEA 3 SOUTHAMPTON 0
C
3
BOURNEMOUTH 1 WATFORD 3
B
4
WEST HAM 2 BRIGHTON 1
W
5
HUDDERSFIELD 0 BURNLEY 1
H
Tonight 7.45pm TEN of Palace’s 19
points have been collected away from
Selhurst Park, as have 12 of their 17 goals.
More effective away from home, they can
steal a point at Molineux.
Tonight 7.45pm THE bounce from a
new manager well and truly gone,
n
shipping goals too easily, there is little
hope for the Saints at Stamford Bridge.
Comfortable Chelsea win.
Tonight 7.45pm I like Watford’s style
on the road and with Bournemouth’s
o
confidence dented by a couple of heavy
losses, Javi Gracia’s team will fancy their
chances.
Tonight 7.45pm IT was hardly
encouraging to hear Manuel Pellegrini
e
complain about fatigue after the defeat at
Burnley but they should still have too much
for Brighton.
THE LOWDOWN
CHELSEA: Kepa,
Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger,
Alonso, Kante, Jorginho,
Kovacic, Willian, Morata,
Hazard
SOUTHAMPTON: McCarthy,
Bednarek, Vestegaard,
Yoshida, Valery, Lemina,
Romeu, Targett, Armstrong,
Redmond, Ings
REFEREE: Jonathan Moss
HEAD2HEAD: Chelsea 45,
Southampton 28, Draws 28
ODDS: Chelsea 2-7,
Southampton 10-1, Draws 11-2
Tonight 7.45pm BURNLEY’S
T
c
confidence-booster
against West
Ham has come at the wrong time for David
Wagner, whose unthreatening Huddersfield
are facing an eighth Premier League loss
on the spin.
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TIGERS GET
SIXY WITH
EASY TROT
NOTTINGHAM FOREST 4 LEEDS 2
Colback 5, 69, Murphy 72, Osborn 76
HULL
Clarke 52, Alioski 64
6
Grosicki 29, 63, Evandro 62, Martin 67, Bowen 76,
Dicko 83
BOLTON
0
KAMIL GROSICKI led the way as in-form
Hull proved they are no one-man band by
hitting Bolton for six.
The £15million-rated Jarrod Bowen got
his 11th of the season, but Grosicki
(above) helped City to a fifth straight win
with clinical finishes in each half.
He broke the deadlock with a top finish
at the near post. Brazilian midfielder
Evandro doubled the lead just after the
hour before Hull’s Poland winger netted
his fourth of the season 60 seconds later.
On-loan Derby striker Chris Martin
fired in from close range and Tigers’ top
scorer Bowen ran in for the fifth. Sub
Nouha Dicko headed a close-range sixth.
LIONS NEEDED
MOR WISDOM
IPSWICH
RED ROAR
Murphy celebrates
after making it 3-2
to Forest. Colback
(two) and Osborn
were also on target
2
Lankester 2, Jackson 89
MILLWALL
3
Ferguson pen 60, Cooper 68, Elliott 76
NEIL HARRIS was so angry with his
Millwall players he wanted to change
the w
whole team at the break.
Instead the Lions boss
p
put on experienced
Steve Morison to inspire
a three-goal fightback.
Jack Lankester put
Ip
Ipswich ahead but poor
def
defending allowed Shane
Ferguson, Jake Cooper (left) and
Tom Elliott second-half goals, before
Kayden Jackson pulled one back.
Harris groaned: “It was a
horrendous first half. I thought about
changing the team at half-time.”
BRAD HITS
DACK OF
NET AGAIN
BLACKBURN
2
Mulgrew 53, Dack 58
WEST BROM
1
Rodriguez pen 63
BLACKBURN striker Bradley Dack’s price
is rising after he hit his 12th goal this term.
Right in front of West Brom, one of the
clubs targeting the £20million-rated star,
he put on a masterful all-round show.
Charlie Mulgrew put Rovers in front,
before Dack, 25, (above) got in on the
act – with Jay Rodriguez firing home a
penalty consolation for the Baggies.
Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray said:
“Bradley enjoys it here, but we have to
show that our ambition matches his.”
To add to West Brom’s misery, sub
Jack Livermore was sent off with four
minutes to go when he used both hands
to haul down Lewis Travis.
AIT FEELS THE LOVE
‘Players fighting for my job’ says relieved Forest boss Karanka
put Leeds 2-1 up. But Forest
ended their five-match winless run as Colback, Daryl
Murphy and Ben Osborn
turned the game with three
goals in seven minutes.
Karanka has
b e en und er
scrutiny with
former Fulham
boss Slavisa Jokanovic tipped
to replace him,
but home fans
sang his name.
The Forest boss said: “I
don’t have a doubt the
players are playing for me. I
have felt the support from
the fans since I arrived. Our
BY ARINDAM REJ
UNDER-PRESSURE
Forest boss Aitor
Karanka has “no doubt”
his side are fighting for
him after they overcame
10-man Leeds.
Th e C h a m pi o n s h i p
leaders suffered back-toback defeats for the first
time under Marcelo Bielsa
– but were let down by
Kalvin Phillips’ sending off.
Jack Colback had put Forest 1-0 up then Phillips’
reckless red card left Leeds
with a daunting task.
Bielsa’s 10 men stunned
the City Ground as Jack
Clarke and Ezgjan Alioski
comeback in this match has
been amazing. We were
close to beating them away
and we have done it here.”
Karanka’s men stunned
Leeds as Adam Forshaw’s
sloppy backpass allowed
Colback to
pounce.
There was
a huge let-off
for Forest in
the 18th
minute when Jack Robinson
was only booked for hauling
down Jack Harrison.
But it was Leeds who
went a man down in the
42nd minute after Phillips
SHARP DRIVES ’EM WILD
WIGAN
0
SHEFFIELD UNITED
3
McGoldrick 40, Duffy 48, Sharp 54
CHRIS WILDER hailed Billy
Sharp’s team-work after he
became the top goalscorer in the
English league this century.
At the DW Stadium, Sharp
passed Rickie Lambert’s record
219 goals, sweeping home for
Sheffield Utd to make it 220.
David McGoldrick and Mark
Duffy had given the Blades a 2-0
lead when Sharp made history.
Boss Wilder said: “He has been
outstanding. Late on we asked
him to drop on the back of their
midfield players and he did that,
he did a job for the team.”
(left) was punished for a
crunching challenge on
Adlene Guedioura.
Bielsa organised a major
reshuffle at half-time, with
players switching roles and
substitute Clarke fired in
from Mateusz Klich’s pass.
And they led when
Pontus Jansson’s header
teed up Alioski to smash in.
It was looking grim for
Karanka, but the momentum swung again and Colback fired in from 16 yards.
Jansson then missed a
header, allowing Murphy to
make it 3-2. Forest added a
fourth when Osborn cut inside and finished brilliantly.
MATCH STATS
37%
POSSESSION 63%
6
SHOTS ON TARGET
7
4
SHOTS OFF TARGET 6
6
CORNERS
8
0
OFFSIDE
1
13
FOULS
13
2 0
CARDS
0 1
FOREST: Pantilimon 7, Darikwa
6, Hefele 6 (Guedioura 5, 6), Fox
6, Robinson 5, Yacob 6, Colback
8, Lolley 6 (Osborn 65, 7),
Carvalho 7, Cash 7, Murphy 7
(Appiah 90)
LEEDS: Peacock-Farrell 6,
Ayling 5, Jansson 6, Phillips 4,
Douglas 6 (Roberts 78, 6),
Forshaw 5, Harrison 5 (Clarke
46, 7), Hernandez 6, Klich 7,
Alioski 7, Roofe 6.
REF: Darren England ATT: 29,530
VAULKS: KEEP FAITH IN US
with the Millers barely filling
their subs’ bench due to bans
Vaulks 45, Smith 76
and injuries Warne could be
PRESTON
1 forgiven for adding players.
Vaulks (left) said: “I think
Nmecha 78
this group is good enough. I’d
WILL VAULKS says Rotherham not be too disappointed if the
are good enough to stay up
manager didn’t sign anyone.”
even if boss Paul Warne makes
Michael Smith doubled the
no new signings this month.
lead with 13 minutes to play.
Vaulks’ free-kick set his
Lukas Nmecha pulled one
team on the way to victory but back but it wasn’t enough.
ROTHERHAM
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STOKE CITY 0 BRISTOL CITY 2
Diedhiou 39, O’Dowda 81
BY NEIL GOULDING
UNDER-PRESSURE Stoke
City boss Gary Rowett has
vowed to take the fans’
criticism on the chin.
Rowett was subjected to
chants of “You don’t know what
you’re doing” and a banner
in the stands demanded his exit
in a toxic atmosphere in the
Potteries as his strugglers were
beaten at home by Bristol City.
It leaves the big spending
pre-season promotion
favourites a whopping eight
points off the play-off pace.
“I am feeling frustrated as well
because I know we have better
players,” said Rowett, who saw
Benik Afobe’s early penalty
saved by keeper Niki Maenpaa.
“I have to accept the criticism
because we are not in the
position we want to be in.
“I will take it on the chin and
we have to win the games to
turn it around. I am OK if I get
criticism.
“We live or die as a team but
as manager I know the criticism
will be directed at me.
“Our ambition was to bee
at the top and we havee
s.
signed a lot of good players.
“We have not had thee
performances that thee
financial outlay hass
d
warranted, so I understand
why people are angry.”
Victory for the Robinss
was sewn up by Famaraa
Diedhiou’s first-half header
and a Callum O’Dowda
right-footed shot towards
the end. And manager Lee
Johnson was quick to
praise the work of young
full-back Lloyd Kelly.
“Lloyd was outstanding today
in how he kept Tom Ince quiet,”
Johnson said. “Stoke are a good
side with good individuals. They
have spent a lot of money and
have a Premier League squad, so
we had to win the one-v-one
battles.
“We are unbeaten in eight. It
has been a great festive period
for us to get the points we have.
“More important is the level
of the performances that we
have put in. We showed a great
work-rate and desire today.
“We were up against it in the
first half and the penalty save
was a turning point early on.
“It took us 25 minutes to get
settled, but it was a good game
from us once we did that.”
POTT SHOTS AT
BOSS ROWETT
Stoke fans let
rip in toxic
atmosphere
SHEFFIELD WED
1
BIRMINGHAM
1
Adams 48
GARRY MONK insists
Birmingham do not have the
squad depth to sell players in
January to ease their financial
troubles. An outstanding
LAMPS FURY
OVER SAVILLE
DERBY
1
Wilson 2
MIDDLESBROUGH
1
Hugill 52
DERBY boss Frank Lampard claimed
George Saville should have been
sent o
off for his foul on Jack
Ma
Marriott.
Referee Robert
Jones only booked
Saville and Lampard
said: “It was a
d
dangerous
tackle. They
slig
slightly
got away with
that one. It looked like a red.”
Boro boss Tony Pulis said: “Sav is
an honest kid. If it was a bad tackle,
it wasn’t meant.” Despite leading
after 90 seconds through Harry
Wilson (above), Derby could not build
on it and Jordan Hugill equalised.
ABRAHAM’S
GOALS LIFT
VILLA AGAIN
ASTON VILLA
2
Abraham 21, 75
QPR
2
Freeman 41, Eze 57
TAMMY ABRAHAM reminded Villa fans
why their promotion hopes could rest on
Chelsea’s January sale or returns policy.
The on-loan striker twice hit classy
goals that took his season’s total to 16.
Boss Dean Smith said: “It’s not a
situation in my control – but I understand
Chelsea aren’t looking to sell.”
Abraham (above) gave Villa the lead
with a precise header, before Luke
Freeman equalised with a 25-yard drive.
Eberechi Eze then put QPR 2-1 ahead
after the break, but Abraham struck
again with a sharp volley.
Ragers boss Steve McClaren said: “We
worked hard and got two excellent goals.”
MATCH STATS
65%
POSSESSION 35%
7
SHOTS ON TARGET
2
7
SHOTS OFF TARGET 3
7
CORNERS
0
2
OFFSIDE
2
17
FOULS
15
3 0
CARDS
1 0
STOKE: Butland 6, Martina 5,
Martins Indi 5 (Clucas 78, 6),
Shawcross 6, Williams 5, Woods 5
(Berahino 63, 6), Etebo 6, Allen 7,
Ince 5, Afobe 4 (Crouch 60, 5),
McClean 7
BRISTOL CITY: Maenpaa 9, Hunt
8, Kalas 7, Webster 6 (Wright 38,
7), Kelly 6, Pack 7, Brownhill 7,
O’Dowda 8, Paterson 6 (Taylor
84), Weimann 7 (Adelakun 90),
Diedhiou 8
REF: Paul Tierney ATT: 23,912
MONK’S ‘NO SALE’ PLEA
Fletcher 18
7
goalkeeping display from Lee
Camp earned Blues a draw at
Sheffield Wednesday after Che
Adams had levelled Steven
Fletcher’s opener.
Birmingham face the threat of
a points deduction after being
accused of breaching EFL rules
on spending.
But Monk said: “We can’t afford
to lose any players.”
JOSE’S ROYALS
ON A DOWNER
READING
UNHAPPY
NEW YEAR
Joe Allen shows
his frustration as
Stoke fans protest
FARKE’S FURY OVER REF
but earned a valuable point
with a Timm Klose header.
Jeanvier 22
Boss Farke (left) said ref
NORWICH
1 Gavin Ward failed to give a
penalty to Teemu Pukki after a
Klose 83
clash with Julian Jeanvier.
DANIEL FARKE felt Norwich did
Farke said: “I’m still annoyed
well overcoming injuries and
about several decisions.”
refereeing decisions to come
Brentford had led from a
away with a draw at Brentford. 22nd-minute Jeanvier header,
Canaries lost both Marco
but boss Thomas Frank said:
Stiepermann and Alex Tettey, “We deserved three points.”
BRENTFORD
1
1
Harriott 77
SWANSEA
4
McBurnie 2, pen 48, Roberts 30, Van der Hoorn 45
JOSE GOMES promised to get
Reading out of the Championship –
but L
League One looks a far
lik
likelier destination than
tthe Premier League.
His first home game
saw Swansea thump
the relegation-haunted
R
Royals
with two goals
from Oli McBurnie
(above), plus Connor Roberts and
Mike van der Hoorn strikes.
Sub Callum Harriott pulled a goal
back and Gomes, with just one point
in his first three games, said: “I have
seen how tough a job it will be at
Reading – but we will close that gap.”
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BLACKPOOL 0 SUNDERLAND 1
Maja 23
TOP CAT
Josh Maja nets
the winner for
Sunderland at
Blackpool
MATCH STATS
45%
POSSESSION 55%
4
SHOTS ON TARGET
4
4
SHOTS OFF TARGET
3
6
CORNERS
6
1
OFFSIDE
1
8
FOULS
10
1 0
CARDS
2 0
Wear do like to be
beside
the
seaside
8,000 BLACK CATS FANS SEE A TOUCH OF MAJIC
BY IAN WINROW
JOSH MAJA has been
given a week to commit
to Sunderland – and his
15th goal of the season
showed just why boss
Jack Ross wants him
to sign a new deal.
Maja, 20, proved the
difference with his strike
midway through the first
half to boost the Black
Cats’ bid to break into the
top two.
Victory ensured Ross’s
side took advantage of
second-placed Luton’s
failure to beat Barnsley to
move within two points of
the automatic promotion
places with two games in
hand.
And the win ensured
the 7,804 travelling fans –
the clear majority of a
total attendance of 10,994
– headed back to Wearside
convinced the club is on
course for a return to the
Championship.
That belief will only be
strengthened if Maja, who
is on the final year of his
contract, signs this week.
Ross said: “I know we’ve
said that a final offer has
been made, and there’s a
time period for whether
or not he accepts it.
“But even if that lapses,
nothing really changes
from my perspective.
“I’ve got a really strong
relationship with him, and
as long as he remains here
and keeps playing like
that, I’ll keep selecting
him and playing him. It
LEAGUE ONE ROUND-UP
JOHN MARQUIS struck twice in
DONCASTER’S 5-0 crushing of
ROCHDALE to move them into
the play-off zone.
Rovers’ last away trip ended in
defeat at Fleetwood on Boxing
Day and boss Grant McCann said:
“That was a good reaction. People
put their bodies on the line.”
Leaders PORTSMOUTH beat
AFC WIMBLEDON thanks to
Ronan Curtis’s strike. But secondplaced LUTON lost ground on the
wasn’t just his goal today
– I think his all-round play
in the last three games
has been really good. He’s
a clever boy.”
After the youngster
turned home Aiden
McGeady’s 23rd-minute
cross, the visitors had to
dig deep.
And they might have
been forced to make do
with a share of the spoils
had Jack Baldwin not
produced a fine clearance
to deny Blackpool’s
Armand Gnanduillet an
equaliser early in the
second half.
Blackpool midfielder
Jay Spearing kept his side
in it when he cleared a
Tom Flanagan header off
the line.
And both sides had
chances to score in a
frantic final 20 minutes
but Sunderland held on.
LEAGUE TWO ROUND-UP
leaders after a 0-0 draw with
BARNSLEY.
Lee Novak’s double helped
SCUNTHORPE to a 2-0 win at
PETERBOROUGH and Lewis
O’Brien set BRADFORD up for a
3-0 victory over ACCRINGTON.
Play-off chasing CHARLTON
beat WALSALL and COVENTRY
won 2-0 at WYCOMBE.
PLYMOUTH boosted their
survival hopes with a 3-0 victory
over fellow strugglers OXFORD.
MK DONS moved to within four
points of leaders Lincoln after
hammering CAMBRIDGE 6-0.
Rhys Healey and Kieran Agard
both scored twice and boss Paul
Tisdale said: “We weren’t faultless
by any means but we have a
10-day break now and I’m looking
forward to it because I’m
knackered.”
LINCOLN were denied victory
when PORT VALE ace Manny
Oyeleke equalised in the last
minute to cancel out Shay
McCartan’s 58th-minute effort.
McCartan said: “We are top of
the league and people raise their
game against you.”
MANSFIELD remain third after
37-year-old midfielder Neal
Bishop headed the only goal of
the game at GRIMSBY.
And BURY maintained their
impressive home form after
falling behind to CREWE to win 3-1
with two goals from Jay O’Shea.
FOOTBALL
PREMIER LEAGUE
ARSENAL (1) 4
FULHAM (0) 1
Xhaka 25
Kamara 69
Lacazette 55
59,887
Ramsey 79
Aubameyang 83
EVERTON (0) 0
LEICESTER (0) 1
39,052
Vardy 58
CARDIFF (0) 0
TOTTENHAM (3) 3
32,485
Kane 3
Eriksen 12, Son 26
SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP
ASTON VILLA (1) 2
QPR (1) 2
Abraham 21, 75
Freeman 41
37,760
Eze 57
BLACKBURN (0) 2 WEST BROM (0) 1
Mulgrew 53
Rodriguez 63 pen
Dack 58
14,258
BRENTFORD (1) 1
NORWICH (0) 1
Jeanvier 22
Klose 83
9,524
DERBY (1) 1
MIDDLESBRO (0) 1
Wilson 2
Hugill 53
28,123
HULL CITY (1) 6
BOLTON (0) 0
Grosicki 29, 63
12,418
Evandro 62, Martin 67
Bowen 76, Dicko 83
IPSWICH (1) 2
MILLWALL (0) 3
Lankester 3
Ferguson 60 pen
Jackson 89
Cooper 68
16,957
Elliott 76
NOTTM FOREST (1) 4
LEEDS (0) 2
Colback 5, 69
Clarke 52
Murphy 72
Alioski 64
Osborn 76
29,530
READING (0) 1
SWANSEA (3) 4
Harriott 77
McBurnie 2, 48 pen
15,644
Roberts 30
Van der Hoorn 45
ROTHERHAM (1) 2
PRESTON (0) 1
Vaulks 45
Nmecha 78
Smith 76
9,077
SHEFF WED (1) 1 BIRMINGHAM (0) 1
Fletcher 18
Adams 48
29,462
STOKE (0) 0
BRISTOL CITY (1) 2
23,912
Diedhiou 39, O’Dowda 81
WIGAN (0) 0
SHEFF UTD (1) 3
13,054
McGoldrick 40
Duffy 48, Sharp 54
P W D L F A Pts
Leeds
26 15 6 5 44 28 51
Norwich
26 14 7 5 48 34 49
Sheff Utd
26 14 5 7 45 28 47
West Brom
26 13 7 6 54 34 46
Middlesbro
26 11 10 5 28 18 43
Derby
26 12 7 7 38 32 43
N Forest
26 9 12 5 39 29 39
Birmingham
26 9 12 5 38 28 39
QPR
26 11 6 9 33 34 39
Aston Villa
26 9 11 6 49 40 38
Bristol City
26 10 8 8 32 28 38
Swansea
26 10 6 10 35 31 36
Hull
26 10 6 10 36 33 36
Stoke
26 8 11 7 30 31 35
Blackburn
26 8 10 8 33 41 34
Sheff Wed
26 8 8 10 32 42 32
Preston
26 7 8 11 38 43 29
Brentford
26 6 10 10 36 36 28
Millwall
26 7 7 12 33 41 28
Wigan
26 7 5 14 25 40 26
Rotherham
26 5 10 11 25 41 25
Bolton
26 5 7 14 17 38 22
Reading
26 4 8 14 28 41 20
Ipswich
26 2 9 15 21 46 15
SKY BET LEAGUE ONE
BLACKPOOL (0) 0 SUNDERLAND (1) 1
10,994
Maja 23
BRADFORD (2) 3 ACCRINGTON (0) 0
L O’Brien 21
16,318
Doyle 30, Wood 49
BRISTOL ROV (0) 0
BURTON (0) 0
9,060
CHARLTON (2) 2
WALSALL (0) 1
Ahearne-Grant 6
Cook 47
Taylor 9 pen
10,421
DONCASTER (3) 5 ROCHDALE (0) 0
May 1, Crawford 23
7,408
Marquis 34, 75
Coppinger 82
LUTON (0) 0
BARNSLEY (0) 0
9,926
PETERBORO (0) 0 SCUNTHORPE (1) 2
6,974
Novak 5, 57
PLYMOUTH (2) 3
OXFORD (0) 0
Sarcevic 9
10,223
Lameiras 41, 67
PORTSMOUTH (1) 2 WIMBLEDON (0) 1
Lowe 8
Appiah 75
Curtis 80
18,732
SHREWSBURY (0) 0 FLEETWOOD (0) 0
5,919
SOUTHEND (1) 2 GILLINGHAM (0) 0
Mantom 40
7,903
Moore 90
WYCOMBE (0) 0
COVENTRY (1) 2
6,183
Chaplin 34 pen
Clarke-Harris 62
P W D L F A Pts
Portsmouth
26 17 6 3 46 24 57
Luton
26 15 7 4 49 24 52
Sunderland
24 14 8 2 45 23 50
Barnsley
25 13 7 5 40 22 46
Charlton
26 14 4 8 42 30 46
Doncaster
26 13 6 7 47 32 45
Peterboro
26 12 8 6 45 33 44
Coventry
26 11 5 10 28 29 38
Southend
26 11 2 13 32 31 35
Blackpool
25 9 8 8 26 25 35
Fleetwood
26 9 7 10 35 30 34
Accrington
25 9 7 9 27 35 34
Burton
25 9 5 11 30 33 32
Wycombe
26 8 8 10 34 38 32
Walsall
26 8 8 10 28 41 32
Shrewsbury
26 7 9 10 29 32 30
Rochdale
26 8 6 12 33 52 30
Gillingham
26 8 4 14 36 43 28
Bristol Rov
26 7 6 13 25 29 27
Bradford
26 8 3 15 31 40 27
Scunthorpe
26 7 6 13 32 51 27
Oxford Utd
26 6 8 12 31 41 26
Plymouth
26 6 6 14 31 47 24
Wimbledon
26 6 4 16 20 37 22
SKY BET LEAGUE TWO
BURY (0) 3
CREWE (1) 1
Lavery 50
Porter 3
O’Shea 58 pen, 76
3,812
CRAWLEY (0) 2
COLCHESTER (0) 0
Gambin 60, 90
2,765
FOREST GRN (1) 2 N’THAMPTON (0) 1
Williams 2
Foley 50
Archibald 90
2,909
GRIMSBY (0) 0
MANSFIELD (1) 1
5,931
Bishop 21
LINCOLN (0) 1
PORT VALE (0) 1
McCartan 58
Oyeleke 90
9,106
MACCLESFIELD (1) 1 TRANMERE (1) 1
Arthur 41
Jennings 32
3,398
MK DONS (3) 6
CAMBRIDGE (0) 0
Healey 5, 63
8,128
Agard 7, 76 pen
Aneke 12, Sow 85
MORECAMBE (0) 0
CARLISLE (1) 2
3,749
Devitt 15
Sowerby 76
OLDHAM (1) 2
NOTTS CO (0) 0
Haymer 40
4,336
Clarke 47
STEVENAGE (0) 1 NEWPORT CO (0) 0
Revell 85
2,299
SWINDON (0) 0
EXETER (1) 2
6,755
Forte 37 pen
Collins 69
YEOVIL (0) 1
CHELTENHAM (2) 4
James 47
Varney 24
2,883
Thomas 34 pen
Forster 77
Dawson 87
P W D L F A Pts
Lincoln City
25 15 6 4 45 24 51
MK Dons
25 13 8 4 41 19 47
Mansfield
24 11 12 1 35 16 45
Bury
26 12 7 7 48 29 43
Forest Green 25 11 10 4 39 25 43
Exeter
26 12 7 7 38 28 43
Carlisle
26 13 3 10 42 30 42
Colchester
26 12 6 8 36 27 42
Tranmere
26 10 9 7 38 32 39
Oldham
26 10 8 8 40 33 38
Stevenage
26 11 5 10 31 32 38
Newport
25 10 6 9 35 42 36
Grimsby
26 10 4 12 29 32 34
Swindon
26 8 9 9 27 34 33
Crewe
26 9 4 13 25 32 31
Northampton 26 6 12 8 32 35 30
Crawley
25 9 3 13 32 38 30
Cheltenham
25 7 8 10 31 37 29
Port Vale
26 7 8 11 26 33 29
Morecambe
26 7 5 14 26 42 26
Yeovil
24 5 9 10 27 31 24
Cambridge
26 6 5 15 22 47 23
Macclesfield
26 5 6 15 22 42 21
Notts Co
26 4 8 14 26 53 20
VANARAMA PREMIER
AFC Fylde 0 Barrow 0
Aldershot 0 Maidenhead 0
Barnet 1 Boreham Wood 1
Braintree 0 Ebbsfleet 4
Eastleigh 2 Havant & W 1
FC Halifax 1 Harrogate 1
Hartlepool 2 Gateshead 1
Leyton Orient 1 Dag & Red 0
Maidstone 0 Dover 1
Salford City 2 Wrexham 0
Solihull Moors 2 Chesterfield 2
Bromley L Sutton L
VANARAMA NORTH
Alfreton 1 Boston 1, Altrincham
0 Stockport 1, Ashton 1 Curzon
Ash 2, Bradford PA 1 Guiseley 2,
Chester FC 0 Southport 0, Chorley
4 FC United 0, Kidderminster 2
Hereford 1, Leamington 0 Brackley
0, Nuneaton 1 AFC Telford 2,
Spennymoor 2 Blyth Spartans
2, York 4 Darlington 0
VANARAMA SOUTH
Bath 5 Chippenham 0, Billericay
0 Chelmsford 1, Concord 1 East
Thurrock 1, Dartford 1 Welling 0,
Eastbourne 2 Dulwich 1, Gloucester
1 Weston-S-Mare 3, Hamp & Rich 0
Woking 3, Hemel Hempstead 1 St
Albans 1, Oxford City 1 Hungerford
2, Slough 0 Wealdstone 1, Truro
City 1 Torquay 3
DARTS
PDC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP,
Alexandra Palace, Final
M van Gerwen (Hol) bt M Smith
(Eng) 7-3
TENNIS
BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL,
Australia, Men’s 1st Round
(selected)
A Murray (Gbr) bt J Duckworth
(Aus) 6-3 6-4, (8) N Kyrgios (Aus)
bt R Harrison (USA) 7-6 (7-5) 5-7
7-6 (7-5), J-W Tsonga (Fra) bt T
Kokkinakis (Aus) 7-6 (8-6) 6-4, (7)
A De Minaur (Aus) bt A Popyrin
(Aus) 6-2 6-2
Women’s 1st Round (selected)
J Konta (Gbr) bt (3) S Stephens
(USA) 6-4 6-3, (8) A Sevastova
(Lat) bt D Gavrilova (Aus) 6-3 6-3,
(4) P Kvitova (Cze) bt D Collins
(USA) 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (8-6) 6-3
Women’s 2nd Round
(2) N Osaka (Jpn) bt D Aiava (Aus)
6-3 6-2, L Tsurenko (Ukr) bt K
Birrell (Aus) 6-4 6-3
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Chelsea v Southampton
Huddersfield v Burnley
Newcastle v Man Utd (8)
West Ham v Brighton
Wolves v Crystal Palace
Evo-Stik South
Met Police v Beaconsfield
CRICKET
4th Test Match, Sydney
Australia v India (11.30)
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