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The Class Of 92: In A League Of Their Own. Very British Problems Alert!

The Class Of 92: In A League Of Their Own. Very British Problems Alert!

Football, Sport
The realities of non-league football, where the superstar striker makes £400 a week and the Neville brothers, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Nicky Butt hold court. Words: Jack Everitt, Subeditor: Ena Bilobrk “If you want big time you can just go Old Trafford can’t ya”. The thoughts of a non-league football fan can be confusing. The task for the famous ‘Class of 92’ could not be harder. A new BBC documentary series shows how these footballing greats, used to the glamour of the Premier league, deal with the depths of lower league football, as the owners of Salford City FC. They have the investment to turn the club around and the influence to bring in players Salford City would not normally attract. But understanding the mind of the non-league fan seems to stretch even the skills
Chelsea Has 99 Problems And Carneiro Is One

Chelsea Has 99 Problems And Carneiro Is One

Football, Sport
Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro is set to sue the club for constructive dismissal.  Words: Ena Bilobrk, Subeditor: Jack Everitt  According to the Press Association, Carneiro and her lawyers have sent legal papers to the club this week. If they cannot agree an out-of-court-settlement within days, the 42-year-old Gibraltarian will take Chelsea to an employment tribunal. Carneiro was a member of the Blue’s medical staff that Jose Mourinho accused of being “impulsive and naïve” for treating Eden Hazard during a draw against Swansea in August. His team were struggling against the Welsh club and the Chelsea boss was sure his star-player “did not have a serious problem” so he removed her from first-team duties. After discussions with club’s officials, the doctor decided not to retur
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