Ed Aarons

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Neil Harris: ‘Being a Millwall manager who defies the odds is wonderful’ | Ed Aarons

The club’s former striker has drawn on a ‘siege mentality’ and underdog spirit to mastermind a surprise challenge for a Championship play-off place‘Only once has it crossed my mind,” says Neil Harris with half a smile. “I was so scared I just stop…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/apr/19/millwall-neil-harris-championship-play-offs-fulham

Ed Smith in frame to be named as England’s new national selector

• Former batsman up against Andy Flower for leading role• Cricket Australia deny Justin Langer appointed new coachEd Smith is expected to be named as England’s new national selector by the England and Wales Cricket Board, with former coach Andy Flower …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/apr/18/ed-smith-ecb-england-new-selector-in-frame

Middlesbrough give refugees football kit and feeling of belonging | Ed Aarons

The Championship club, with a charity, help more than 30 refugees and asylum seekers to socialise, learn English and play footballMutwakil Muhammad Ali beams, resplendent in Middlesbrough’s bright-red home kit. “They are giving me everything – shoes, c…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/apr/12/middlesbrough-refugees-football-community

Harry Maguire stuns Manchester United as Leicester snatch draw at the death

It was all looking so promising for José Mourinho. Having seen his Manchester United side come back from conceding the opening goal to lead 2-1 through two strikes from Juan Mata, a last-minute lapse of concentration in defence allowed Harry Maguire to…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/dec/23/leicester-manchetser-united-match-report

Ben Duckett omitted from England Lions squad to tour West Indies

• Northamptonshire opener will not go on Caribbean trip next February• ECB confirms omission is further punishment for Perth drinking incidentBen Duckett has paid a heavy price for his off-field indiscretions in Australia by being left out of the Engla…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/dec/19/ben-duckett-omitted-england-lions-squad-west-indies

Arsenal fan Ronald Mukiibi looks forward to confronting Arsène Wenger

• Ostersund defender wants ‘a few words’ with Gunners manager• Arsenal’s Swedish opponents have enjoyed meteoric riseIt is a measure of how far Ostersund have come that the Swedish side who will face Arsenal in the last 32 of the Europa League were for…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/dec/11/arsenal-fan-ronald-mukiibi-confronting-arsene-wenger

Érik Lamela expected to be named in Tottenham squad to face Leicester

• Forward likely to return after more than a year out with hip injuries• Mauricio Pochettino hopes Argentinian’s energy will add fresh impetusMauricio Pochettino believes that the return of Érik Lamela’s “energy” can provide impetus to Tottenham Hotspu…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/27/erik-lamela-tottenham-leicester

David Moyes pleads for unity at West Ham as fans turn on club hierarchy

• Chants of ‘sack the board’ heard as Moyes’ loses first game in charge to Watford• Manager hits out at ‘players with big reputations’David Moyes has appealed for unity among West Ham United supporters after watching his new team slump to a 2-0 defeat …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/19/west-ham-watford-david-moyes-plea-unity-fans-anger

‘Sound all the alarms’: Spanish press says Real Madrid in crisis after Spurs defeat

• Zinedine Zidane under pressure after Champions League loss• Marcelo and Toni Kroos among players singled out for criticisedIf Zinedine Zidane was in any doubt that Real Madrid are in crisis after the Champions League group stage defeat to Tottenham a…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/02/real-madrid-sound-alarms-spurs-defeat

Nasser Hussain calls for increased safety after Phillip Hughes’ death

• Former England captain wants improved helmets
• ‘This will send shock waves through every cricketer’
• Mike Selvey: a dangerous kind of complacency
• Phillip Hughes dies two days after being hit by ball
• Australia captain Michael Clarke leads emotional tributes

The former England captain Nasser Hussain has called for cricket helmet manufacturers to consider new methods of protecting players after the death of the Australia batsman Phillip Hughes.

Hughes, who was 25, died on Thursday, two days after being struck by a bouncer while batting for South Australia against New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/nov/27/phillip-hughes-death-safety-nasser-hussain