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England 20-1 to rule the world

SPORTS BETTING:  ENGLAND’S cricketers have been pushed out to 20-1 to win the World Cup following awful displays against co-hosts Australia...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Henry seeks last hurrah over Thunder

NETBALL:  OLDHAM Netball Club vice-captain Rachel Henry is used to competing at the Manchester Thunderdome — just not as a visiting...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

High-fives for Thunder as Dragons cut down

MANCHESTER Thunder were too strong for Celtic Dragons, securing a facile 81-36 success and dominating from start to finish. Dragons, without...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Euro flops in crunch clash

TWO footballing giants who suffered European setbacks this week clash on Sunday in one of the most eagerly-anticipated Premier League...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 1.50 Melbourne Shuffle 2.20 Salvado 2.55 Spiritual Star 3.30 Gold Trail 4.05 Doctor Parkes 4.40 Precision...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Lure too big for LJ

MONEY to spend, personal and club ambitions and bigger crowds were the factors that persuaded Lee Johnson to move to...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Holden for now, but who’s next?

PAUL Scholes was the name on everyone’s lips as speculation began over who will step into the managerial breach at...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

LJ too ambitious to refuse his chance

JOSE Baxter’s tame chipped penalty was gobbled up by Bournemouth ’keeper Ryan Allsop — and it summed up Athletic’s struggles. Caretaker...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Duo takes on quality squad

DEAN Holden won’t impose wholesale changes as he gets his feet under the management table. Holden, appointed to run team affairs...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Club in much better shape after Johnson

ATHLETIC’S new manager will step into a role that has considerably more going for it than in pre-Lee Johnson days. Plans...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 2.20 Toast Of Newbury 2.50 Lupo D’Oro 3.25 Symphony Of Kings 4.00 Merdon Castle 4.30...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Johnson on verge of taking Tykes job

LEE Johnson appears set to be confirmed as the new manager of Barnsley FC. The 33-year-old manager, who was at Glanford...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Mills, Elokobi add to injury woes

A FULL-BLOWN injury crisis has enveloped Athletic. George Elokobi and Joseph Mills are out for six weeks with pulled hamstrings sustained...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Pelle still believes City can progress

MANUEL Pellegrini had no regrets about his team selection even though Manchester City were completely outplayed by Barcelona in the...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards CHELMSFORD 5.35 Legal Art 6.10 Black Iceman 6.40 First Dream 7.10 Rizal Park 7.40 Flashman 8.10 Trojan...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Ashamed to be British - Owen

ATHLETIC director Barry Owen says he was left “ashamed to be British” over the failed attempt to sign convicted rapist...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Owen: Fans were on our side

ATHLETIC supporters told Barry Owen of their regret that the Ched Evans deal couldn’t be completed, the club director has...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

City star out to end Barca jinx

MANCHESTER City playmaker Samir Nasri feels it is about time he got the better of Barcelona. Nasri has had little joy...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

A special night awaits at the Etihad

City’s roving reporter writes every week for Chron Sport THE Champions League is a truly unique competition, so I don’t think...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 5.15 Flamborough Breeze 5.45 Prussian Blue 6.15 Water Dancer 6.45 Noble Citizen 7.15 Puzzle Time 7.45...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

LJ insists sights remain on top six

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson is getting on with the task of trying to get the eight or nine wins he...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Players’ effort pleases boss

LEE Johnson made the case for the defence of his players after a fruitless trip to struggling Leyton Orient. Athletic again...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Double trouble for stunned Van Gaal

ROBIN van Persie left the Liberty Stadium on crutches as Louis van Gaal branded Manchester United’s defeat at Swansea as...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Barca holds no fear for City skipper

MANCHESTER City captain Vincent Kompany claims Barcelona will hold no fear for the Premier League champions. City host the Catalan giants...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards CATTERICK 2.00 Nefyn Bay 2.30 Sir Safir 3.00 Gold Medal 3.30 Less Time 4.00 Donna's Pride...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

11-4 United keep their FA Cup dream alive

SPORTS BETTING:  THEY may not please everyone with the style of their football, but Manchester United continue to churn out positive...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Orient will keep battling – Clarke

LEYTON Orient captain Nathan Clarke says the club’s players remain determined to dig their way out of relegation trouble. The centre-back...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Winchester may miss Orient

CARL Winchester could miss Athletic’s latest crucial Sky Bet League One assignment at Leyton Orient on Saturday. The Northern Ireland starlet,...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Captain Lockwood’s a manager of the future

LEE Johnson believes Adam Lockwood is a football manager of the future. Wakefield-born Lockwood (33) remains Athletic’s club captain but he...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Bony aims for flying start

WILFRIED Bony hopes he can continue his fine scoring record against Newcastle this weekend. The striker joined City a month ago,...

Date Online: 20/02/2015