Ed Aarons

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Nov 19

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

Nov 02

‘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

Jul 26

‘The End’: Tyson Fury announces retirement from boxing again

• Former world heavyweight champion thanks fans for support
• Fury still yet to hear about resumption of Ukad hearing

Tyson Fury has appeared to announce his retirement once more as he waits to receive a date for the resumption of his UK Anti-Doping hearing.

The former world heavyweight champion, 28, had been targeting a comeback fight next July, having vacated the WBA and WBO titles he held last October after admitting using cocaine to cope with depression, after which the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) suspended his boxing licence. But having previously announced his decision to retire from the sport last October, Fury has now cast doubt over his future once more after posting a message on social media in which he claimed he had reached “the end”.

been very blessed in my life & career achieve the upmost in boxing, was a epic journey along the way. Thanks to all the fans that supported & believed in me along the way, Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. ❤️❤️ THE END. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jul/26/tyson-fury-retires-boxing-again

Apr 13

Premier League must improve security after Dortmund attack, warns safety firm

• Elite Security Professionals provides security for players and managers
• Most clubs are ‘making plans after the events’, says director

The director of a leading security firm has warned a Premier League player could be the victim of a terrorist attack if clubs do not take the issue of safety more seriously in the wake of the bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus.

Jesse Learoyd-Hill, who established Elite Security Professionals in 2014 and provides security for individual players and managers, wrote to almost every Premier League club at the start of last year to urging them to allow his company to conduct audits of their existing plans to ensure they were prepared in case of a terrorist incident, but received only one reply. He believes that is an example of the issue being largely ignored and has insisted clubs must reconsider their positions before it is too late.

Related: Borussia Dortmund’s ‘yellow wall’ stands tall in face of attack on team

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/apr/13/premier-league-terrorist-attack-dortmund-security

Nov 27

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