The stars party – Social sports Christmas

Sports stars and clubs around the world continue to provide insight into their lives on social media. Here, the PA News Agency takes a look at some of the best examples from December 25. Soccer Premier League stars past and present have wished everyone a Merry Christmas. ?? #Merry Christmas …

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Mid-term championship: Blackburn push and Forest’s remarkable rebirth | Championship

The leaders Not so fast. The stuttering form of leaders Fulham and second Bornemouth – neither have won any of their last five games – knitted things together towards the top to kick off an intriguing second half of the season. A four point blanket covers the first four, with …

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Premier League: Burnley-Everton Boxing Day match postponed

London, December 24 (IANS): Everton’s Boxing Day match at Burnley has been postponed due to Covid-19 cases and injuries at the club, the Premier League announced on Friday. Everton had made an initial request to postpone the game but this was turned down despite head coach Rafael Benitez claiming he …

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Cancer nominations continue in Lancashire and southern Cumbria

Cancer has been a priority throughout the pandemic and the NHS will continue to prioritize cancer services as we manage the Omicron wave. Cancer assessment and treatment will continue and people are encouraged to stick to their appointments. Measures are in place to help protect patients and staff, and it …

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Christmas in Lancashire town with one of the highest Covid rates in the country as Omicron takes hold

A Lancashire town with high Covid rates is likely a sign of what’s to come in the county, a health official has warned. Cases in the town of Darwen last week reached more than 1,000 per 100,000 inhabitants, placing the region among the highest in the UK. Dominic Harrison, director …

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Blackburn Rovers boss wants ‘totally new team’ to create lifelong memories

The halls of Brockhall are filled with scenes of celebrations from yesteryear, most recently the League One promotional campaign. Only a handful of that 2017/18 squad remain, with the new team built by Tony Mowbray looking to become the club’s next group of heroes. Ryan Nyambe, Darragh Lenihan and Lewis …

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‘Yet another wasted Christmas’ – Burnley restaurant owner says lack of clarity is killing hospitality industry

Chef Ibby Ali with Second Chef Eusuf Ali at Usha Indian Restaurant, Burnley. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard Ibby Ali, who runs the Indian restaurant Usha in Rossendale Road, was hoping for a well-deserved Christmas boost but now faces yet another festive disaster with fears over the Omicron surge compounded by what …

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Five Ways to Keep Your Home Safe This Christmas

Christmas is a very common time for burglaries. The days are shorter, with darker mornings and nights, many of us go out to visit friends and family, not to mention valuables we can buy as gifts. An insecure home can make you anxious, unsafe, and stressed out at a time …

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The farce surrounds the postponement of Serie A

By Press Association 2021 The Dacia Arena is empty in the absence of visitors Salernitana Tuesday’s Serie A match between Udinese and Salernitana turned into a farce as the away team were prevented from traveling by local health authorities but the league refused to postpone the game. Three Salernitana players …

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Blackburn Rovers defenseman Dan Pike returns to AFC Fylde

Blackburn Rovers defenseman Dan Pike has returned to AFC Fylde on loan. Blackburn Rovers announced the decision on his club’s official website. Pike, 19, is back in the non-league squad with a deal until Jan.16. He made four appearances for the Jim Bentley outfit earlier this season. Read: Blackburn Rovers …

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