Day: May 28, 2018

Sevilla appoint Pablo Machin as new manager after Girona success

Sevilla have appointed Pablo Machin as manager after the Spaniard led newly-promoted Girona to a 10th-place finish in La Liga. Girona achieved promotion from the Segunda Division for the first time under Machin’s leadership and then ended the campaign in the top half last term. Machin has signed a two-year contract at Sevilla, who finished […]

Country claims Redcar Gold

Big Country may have earned himself an appearance at Royal Ascot with a doughty front-running victory in the Racing UK Zetland Gold Cup at Redcar. Formerly trained in Ireland by Charles O’Brien, the five-year-old enjoyed an excellent debut season for Mick Appleby in 2017, winning three times as well as finishing second in the John […]

Heather Watson through to French Open second round

British No 2 Heather Watson put on a calm and composed display to defeat Oceane Dodin of France 6-3 6-0 in the first round of the French Open on Monday. Watson has endured a tough few months, losing eight consecutive matches which began with a semi-final loss in Hobart in January and extended until the […]

Aberdeen idol Neale Cooper dies aged 54

Neale Cooper has died at the age of 54 after suffering injuries in a fall over the weekend. The former Aberdeen and Rangers midfielder passed away on Monday evening at Aberdeen’s Royal Infirmary, where he was being treated after being reportedly found at the bottom of a flight of stairs at a block of flats […]