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Wenger in optimistic mood - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Manager Arsene Wenger sees no reason why Arsenal cannot pull off another shock result when they look to upset Bayern Munich in the Allianz Arena once again on Wednesday night. The Gunners head out to Bavaria looking to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first ...
Spurs set to appeal Kaboul red card - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Tottenham will appeal Younes Kaboul's red card at Chelsea on Saturday, Press Assocation Sport understands. The central defender was sent off just before the hour mark of the 4-0 Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge. Kaboul was adjudged to have tripped ...
Woman's arm broken in dog attack - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
A woman had her arm mauled and broken during a second dog attack in the same city in just 24 hours. Police were called at around 1.45pm to Keats Close in Lincoln after receiving reports that a 38-year-old woman had been bitten by a dog. It came just a day ...
Gainsborough: Morton Corner gets the In Bloom treatment - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Green fingered volunteers from Gainsborough Golf Club helped tidy up Morton Corner as part of Gainsborough In Bloom. Jo Biddle said: “Greg Skinner and his team from the Golf Club worked most of the day to refurbish this neglected corner of Gainsborough ...
Retford: Recovering drug addict fined for shop theft - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
A recovering drug addict has been fined for stealing items from Boots. Kristy Henshaw, 19, of High Street, Retford, admitted theft of £106.55 worth of items. Worksop Magistrates’ Court heard she was on heroin at the time but has now turned her lift ...
George Saunders wins Folio Prize - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
A former oil industry engineer-turned writer has been named the first-ever winner of a high-brow literary prize scooping £40,000 for his book of short stories. George Saunders beat seven other writers including Irish debut novelist Eimear McBride and 85 ...
Lancaster set to stick - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
England head coach Stuart Lancaster is poised to name an unchanged team for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash with Italy in Rome. The concluding fixture of the Championship will be a Stadio Olimpico points grab as England attempt to overhaul Ireland in their ...
Blitz Club come second in ETTA Club of the Year - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Blitz Table Tennis Club, based at Trent Valley Academy in Gainsborough, has finished second in the running for a prestigious national table tennis award. Clubs from all over the country were nominated for the English Table Tennis Association’s Club of ...
Blakelock witness denies 'fit up' - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
A key witness in the Pc Keith Blakelock murder trial has denied he "fitted up" the defendant to receive a £5,000 reward from police. Using the pseudonym John Brown and with his voice distorted by a modulator to protect his identity, he told the Old Bailey ...
Gainsborough: Conditional discharge for being drunk and disorderly - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
A Gainsborough man was given an eight month conditional discharge for being drunk and disorderly. Lewis Hutchinson, 22, of Ropery Road, Gainsborough, pleaded guilty for disorderly behaviour while drunk in Lord Street, at Lincoln Magistrates Court.