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Dealing with defeat

Image caption There are votes almost every sitting day at Holyrood, but government defeats are few and far between The Scottish government suffered a Holyrood defeat after opposition parties united to call for a “halt”…

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Glasgow Warriors ‘a long way off it’ in Southern Kings defeat – Dave Rennie

Glasgow scrum-half Nick Frisby was replaced after 42 minutes on his first league start Glasgow coach Dave Rennie says the 38-28 loss to Southern Kings which ended their unbeaten start was the worst performance of…


Manchester City will be hurting after shock Lyon defeat – Neil Warnock

Neil Warnock’s Cardiff City face Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City off the back of defeats to Chelsea and Arsenal Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will be hurting after a surprise Champions League defeat to Lyon, according to…


The daring Allied plan to defeat the Nazis

Thousands of Allied troops parachuted into Nazi-occupied Holland in September 1944 in the most ambitious airborne offensive of World War Two. British and American troops were dropped behind German lines in a bold attempt to…


Crowd not an excuse for defeat – Arteta

Mikel Arteta oversaw Manchester City’s first defeat since 10 April Manchester City’s Champions League defeat against Lyon had nothing to do with the crowd at the Etihad Stadium, according to coach Mikel Arteta. City lost…


Scottish government facing defeat over P1 assessments

Image caption Primary school education has become a hot topic at Holyrood The Scottish government is facing defeat over national assessments for P1 pupils, with opposition parties uniting to demand they be scrapped. The assessments…


Leaky roof row ends in High Court defeat for homeowners

Image copyright Ruth Sharville/Geograph Image caption The gardens of the Grade II* listed building are open to the public for summer exhibitions The owners of a listed mansion have lost a legal battle after taking…



‘The best defeat of my career’ – why did Denmark field a make-shift team?

Denmark interim coach John Jensen says their 3-0 loss to Slovakia, with a team full of amateur and futsal players, was the ‘best defeat of his career’. The national team is involved in a commercial…


Denmark field a student and internet star during 3-0 defeat by Slovakia

Denmark’s unfamiliar starting line-up: Back row (from left): Christoffer Haagh, Christian Bannis, Kasper Kempel, Daniel Nielsen, Nicolai Johansen, Christian Offenberg. Front row: Mads Bertelsen, Oskar Hoybye, Simon Vollesen, Rasmus Gaudin, Rasmus Johansson Denmark were forced…


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