Sport / Dundee United by Stephen Eighteen January 25, 2019, 3:54 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Sport newsletter Scott Allardice has left Dundee United after nine years. The Dundonian came up through the club’s youth ranks but has struggled to break into the first team, making six league appearances. Allardice, 20, spent time on loan at East Fife last season and Dunfermline this term. A club statement said the midfielder-cum-defender has left the club “after both parties mutually agreed to end his contract.” Allardice said: “I’d like to thank everyone at Dundee United for the past nine years with a special thanks to all the academy coaches I worked with. “Ideally, the last 18 months would have gone better, but it is the right time to move on to a new, fresh challenge elsewhere. “I wish the club all the best for the rest of the season.” Sign up to our Sport newsletter More from the Evening Telegraph … [Read more...] about Scott Allardice leaves Dundee United after nine years
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TODAY marks 20 years since Mick Foley – as his alter ego Mankind – won the WWE Championship. More than just a title change, January 4, 1999 is one of the most infamous nights in professional wrestling history. It came at the height of the WWE v WCW “Monday Night Wars”, with Raw and Nitro going head-to-head with competing world titles matches. On Raw, Mankind challenged WWE Champion The Rock in a no disqualification match, with DX and The Corporation in their respective corners. On Nitro, rival NWO faction leaders Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash faced off for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship – the now infamous “fingerpoke of doom”. As WWE legend goes, it’s a night that changed everything – an all-important moment in WWE’s ultimate victory over WCW in the ratings war. Here’s why it was such a legendary night: It’s a peak Attitude Era Raw The January 4, 1999 Raw sums up what the show was all about in the Attitude Era … [Read more...] about The night WWE changed forever… 20 years since Mankind’s world title win
By Ryan Hagen | [email protected] | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: December 27, 2018 at 7:58 am | UPDATED: December 28, 2018 at 6:39 am Tyisha Miller, a 19-year-old Rubidoux resident, was shot and killed by Riverside police as she sat unresponsive in her car with a handgun in her lap on Dec. 28, 1998. (Courtesy photo) A Riverside police investigator peers into the car in which Tyisha Miller was sitting when she was fatally shot Dec. 28, 1998, in Riverside. (File photo by William Wilson Lewis III, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsA Riverside police investigator looks under the car in which 19-year-old Tyisha Miller was fatally shot by police on Dec. 28, 1998, in Riverside. Police say they were responding to a report of an unconscious woman in a car, who awoke and shot at the officers, but Miller’s relatives claim the victim never fired her gun. (AP Photo/William Wilson Lewis III) Pallbearers carry the casket of Tyisha Miller at her burial in … [Read more...] about 20 years after Tyisha Miller was killed by Riverside police, what is her legacy?
Associated Press Published 1:01 PM EST Dec 6, 2018 Honolulu – More than 75 years after nearly 2,400 members of the U.S. military were killed in the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, some who died on Dec. 7, 1941, are finally being laid to rest in cemeteries across the United States. In 2015, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency exhumed nearly 400 sets of remains from the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii after determining advances in forensic science and genealogical help from families could make identifications possible. They were all on the USS Oklahoma, which capsized during the attack, and had been buried as unknowns after the war. Altogether, 429 sailors and Marines on the Oklahoma were killed. Only 35 were identified in the years immediately after the attack. The Oklahoma’s casualties were second only to the USS Arizona, which lost 1,177 men. As of earlier this month, the agency has identified 186 sailors and Marines from the Oklahoma who were … [Read more...] about Remains of Pearl Harbor sailors return home after 77 years
Hartlepool United recorded their lowest home league crowd in more than 20 years last night with just 1,721 heading through the Super 6 Stadium gates. You have to go back to October 24, 1998, for a lower crowd. That day just 1,593 fans were at the Vic to witness a 4-1 win in Division Three.The attendance against AFC Fylde marks a massive drop, even compared to this season's crowds. Pools' gate dropped 100 from the FA Cup replay against Gillingham, but around 1,800 from the Barnet clash, which was live on BT Sports, just last week.Seven of the 11 home league games this season have seen more than 3,000 fans through the gates and the club has sold more than 2,000 season tickets.So why did so many stay away from the Vic last night?Here is how YOU reacted to the crowd on social media. Included below are responses to fans, when asked by our man Liam Kennedy, what reason Poolies stayed away from the [email protected] It's not the drab, unappealing weather that puts fans off. Seen the Vic with … [Read more...] about Hartlepool United fans reveal why they snubbed game after their lowest home league crowd in 20 years