Daily Mirror - 2021-09-17
Daily Mirror 2021-09-17


Daily Mirror


17. Sep 2021
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the Heart of Britain Friday, September 17, 2021 90p Prem ace home is raided FREE RObbed Reece James See page 11 Birds pullout pLUS: Top tips from the experts on bird care royal exclusive ANDREW ‘is NoW WoRRiED’ His ‘mood shift’ as sex case could cost millions By RUSSeLL MYeRS Royal Editor pRince Andrew’s hopes that Virginia Giuffre’s sex case would collapse have evaporated after a legal ruling, sources reveal. The High Court said papers will be served on him, meaning he could face a bill running into millions. One insider said: “He’s not been his usual blasé self. There has been a dramatic shift in mood.” FULL STORY: page 5 FeaRS Andrew at Balmoral this week

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No winner of £22m jackpot. 9 Boris Johnson and the Crown Nahyan, de facto leader of the PM on parade Prince of Abu Dhabi inspect a Gulf state, pledged in London to Guard of Honour yesterday. invest £10bn in UK clean energy, with a prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al technology and infrastructure. the french go nuclear paris fury over uK’s pact with us and Australia By BeN GLAZe Street has said “extensive work” will implications for the stance that Deputy Political Editor be carried out in the UK. would be taken by the United Kingdom should China attempt to invade BRITAIN, Australia and the US France’s foreign minister Jean-Yves were last night in a raging row Le Drian condemned the move as a Taiwan?” the former PM asked. with France after Canberra signed “stab in the back”. Mr Johnson said the UK was “determined to defend international law”. a new deal for submarines. But despite the fallout Boris Johnson told MPs the UK’s military ties Keir Starmer said closer ties with The Australian government had with France remained “rock solid”. allies makes “the world safer”. been due to order a fleet of 12 new And the Prime Minister denied But China said the three nations diesel-electric vessels from France. Aukus was antagonistic to China, should abandon their “outdated Cold But it ditched the £30billion deal amid fears over the country’s growing War zero-sum mentality” or risk and signed the Aukus military cooperation agreement with London and assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific. “shooting themselves in the foot”. But Theresa May questioned in the ben.glaze@mirror.co.uk Washington, under which it will get Commons whether it could see the @BenGlaze nuclear powered subs. Downing UK dragged into war. “What are the VoIce of THe MIrror: p8 Fear as Kim fires rockets from a train NortH Korea fired its latest warheads from a new railmounted missile system. images released by state media showed them soaring from a railway carriage in the CORRECTIONS & COMPLAINTS central mountains of Kim Jong Un’s communist state. they then flew 497 miles before hitting a target off North Korea’s east coast. the launch came just days • If we have published anything factually inaccurate, please contact the readers’ editor on 020 7293 3831, by email at ftr@mirror.co.uk or write to Readers’ Editor, Daily Mirror, One Canada Square, London E14 5AP and, once verified, we’ll correct it as soon as possible. The Daily Mirror is published by MGN Ltd, a subsidiary company of Reach PLC, which is a member of IPSO, the Independent Press Standards Organisation. We adhere to the Editors’ Code Of Practice as enforced by IPSO, which is contactable for advice at IPSO Gate House, 1 Farringdon DM1ST after the test of a cruise missile that analysts said could have nuclear capabilities. Fears of a clash increased further when south Korea reacted by testing its missiles. Street, EC4M 7LG. Website www.ipso.co.uk Telephone: 0300 123 2220, email advice@ipso.co.uk If you have a complaint concerning a potential breach of the Code of Practice, we will deal with your complaint directly or IPSO can refer your complaint to us. Please go to www.reachplc.com/how-to-complain where you can view our Complaints Policy and Procedure. A How To Complain pack is also available by writing to the Legal and Compliance Department, Reach PLC, One Canada Square, London E14 5AP. THreAT Train missile High streets to be festive amid splurge HIGH street tills are set to jingle as shoppers making up for a lost Christmas are planning to splash out 21% more on goodies. Britons will spend £621 on average this year, up from £491 in 2020. And only one in five plan to set a budget and stick to it, the poll by MoneySuper- Market found. Jo Thornhill, one of the site’s financial experts, said: “After last year’s difficult festive period, many Brits are looking forward to celebrating Christmas with gusto this year, with average spending expected to be up substantially.” 7 in 10 office staff say WFH should go on SEvEn in 10 workers do not want to return to the office full time, a poll says. Most favour full-time working from home or a hybrid arrangement. But the survey, for the BBC, found bosses were worried creativity and collaboration could suffer. In June Boris Johnson spoke of a “gradual return to work over the summer”. But the Government has not ruled out mandatory home working later this year if the nHS faces “unsustainable pressure”. The poll involved 1,684 workers and 530 bosses. VAXX To fUTUre: p6&7 5.5m apply to stay in UK after Brexit MORE than 5.5 million people had applied to the EU Settlement Scheme by the deadline, figures show. More than 4.9 m of those can continue living and working in the UK after freedom of movement ended following the Brexit transition period. EU citizens were asked to apply to the Home Office by the end of June to obtain an immigration status in order to remain. Official figures to June 30 give the clearest picture of how many applied but the data is “experimental”, as the numbers are still being evaluated. Got a story? call us free on 0800 282 591 We pA Ay for NeWS & INforMATIoN email mirrornews@mirror.co.uk or readerpix@mirror.co.uk

DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 3 Yes Dad, I won a £1bn brand slam TEnnIS sensation Emma Raducanu gets a hug from her dad as she arrives back in Britain after becoming the first qualifier ever to win a Grand Slam title. The teenager left home seven weeks ago a relative unknown but after winning the US Open she has returned so famous she is planning to register her name as a trademark. On the lawn outside their home in Bromley, South London, where she practised against the garage during lockdown, Emma, 18, said she was delighted to be reunited with her City trader mum and dad, Renee and Ian. She said: “It’s a great feeling to be back. It’s nice to see my parents again. I haven’t thought about what’s next. I’m just enjoying it and relaxing.” proud Mum Renee Ian said: “I am so happy. I am very proud of her.” Just weeks after getting an A* in maths and an A in economics at A level, his daughter is predicted to become the UK’s first £1billion athlete. Trademark experts have applied in the UK to safeguard “Emma Raducanu”, “Emma” and “Raducanu”, which she could use on her own cosmetics, perfumes, clothing and footwear lines. Her victory on Saturday, achieved without dropping a set in the tournament, won her £1.8million prize money. Emma flew back first class with BA, arriving at Heathrow at 6.30am. She got a police escort home where security guards helped unload her bags and kit. Emma travelled without her US Open trophy, revealing: “It’s getting shipped.” fame, set aNd match Ian gives daughter a hug and, inset, with trophy You’ve aced it Emma back home with proud Ian £1.8m Emma’s prize money from her triumph at the US Open on Saturday tough breaK Elton to have op By marK JefferIes Showbiz Editor SIr Elton John has rescheduled his 2021 tour of the UK and Europe to have an operation after falling and damaging his hip. The pop legend said it is with “great sadness and a heavy heart” that he has been forced to postpone his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to 2023. The 74-year-old revealed in a statement: “At the end of my summer break Elt’s Crocodile Crocked Hip injury forces tour delay I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been advised to have an operation as soon as possible to get me have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever since. back to full fitness and make sure “Despite intensive physio and there are no long-term complications.” specialist treatment, the pain has Sir Elton said he will still perform a continued to get worse and is leading five-track set at the charitable Global to increasing difficulties moving. I Citizen event on September 25, before going under the knife and resuming his tour in New Orleans in January. He added: “I know how patient my incredible fans have been and it breaks my heart to keep you waiting any longer. I will make sure [the shows] are more than worth the wait.” Sir Elton recently announced a new album titled The Lockdown Sessions. mark.jefferies@mirror.co.uk @mirrorjeffers

4 DM1ST DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 FLATS BROKE Robber given bum’s rush A CROOK who tried to rob a shop was caught with his pants down after being tackled by staff. Billy Youdale, 37, armed himself with a dumbbell as he raided a post office. But the female owner in Corby, Northants, grabbed his trousers, leaving his bottom exposed to CCTV. Youdale, of Wellingborough, fled and later hit a man with a metal bar. He got 12 years for attempted robbery, GBH and common assault at Northampton crown court.. anger Protesters gather in London yesterday All the best bits The Breakfast Roll Owners hit by cladding scandal face financial ruin without help by danya bazaraa FLAT owners yesterday urged the Government to protect them from huge bills to fix unsafe homes that could leave them in “financial ruin”. Hundreds of protesters gathered on Parliament Square for the Leaseholders Together rally to demand the Building Safety Bill be reformed. They chanted “enough is enough” while placards read: “You built it, you fix it,” “Endless worry and stress” and “Can’t pay won’t pay”. The crowd fell silent for 72 seconds in honour of the 72 lives lost in the Grenfell Tower fire on June 14, 2017. An estimated 850,000 people live in homes with dangerous cladding and fire safety defects, the End Our Cladding Scandal campaign group say. They estimate up to 3.6 million people could wait a decade or more to tragic Grenfell sell their homes because they must prove the walls are safe – and cannot. Leaseholders are facing extortionate costs to fix buildings they do not own and warn many will be left bankrupt. London Mayor Sadiq Khan told the rally 1,000 buildings in the capital remain unsafe. He said: “I’ve met leaseholders whose dreams of owning a flat came true and turned into nightmares.” Tory Sir Iain Duncan Smith said: “We’re going to vote and vote again against anything that fails to deal with the issue.” Will Martin, of End Our Cladding Scandal, said: “We need the Government to finally hold true to promises made to protect us from paying to fix safety defects we didn’t cause.” The Ministry for Housing said: “These figures are speculative. We are spending over £5billion to make buildings safer.” danya.bazaraa@mirror.co.uk @DanyaBazaraa Bankruptcy is my only option Breakfast, done properly Served until 11am. Participating restaurants only. © 2021 McDonald’s ■Julie ■ Fraser, a leaseholder in Runcorn, Cheshire, bought her flat five years ago as an investment for £75,000. The 58-year-old gran said: “I used a big chunk of cash that would have been for my retirement. I’ve rheumatoid arthritis and cannot work.” At the end of 2019 she found out her building has unsafe cladding and won’t get funding because it is under 59ft. “We are potentially looking at a bill of between £30,000 to £40,000 each. No lenders will lend money. Do I then dip into what I have left of my pension?” ■Sophie ■ bichener, 29, bought her flat in Stevenage, Herts, in 2017 for around £230,000. but future fears Will Broome and gran Julie Fraser after it emerged the cladding is non compliant and her block has missing fire breaks, she received an invoice for £208,000 last month. The marketing manager said: “I got engaged two years ago but I don’t know whether to get married. If I go bankrupt will he go bankrupt?” ■Artist ■ Will broome, 49, bought his one-bedroom flat in Fulham, South West London, in 2007 as shared ownership for around £300,000. His block has been billed £1.9m though it is uncertain what individual bills are – with “confusion over funding”. “I don’t think I’d have any option other than to go bankrupt.”

DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 5 sUppOrT Theresa May May: We owe the families a Hillsboro law By ben gLaze Deputy Political Editor THERESA may demanded urgency from ministers to back a “Hillsborough law” aimed at protecting families of victims and survivors of disasters. The former Tory Pm said those connected to the 1989 football disaster do not want to see other people “suffer” as they did. As the mirror reported yesterday, families of Hillsborough victims want an independent adviser to work on behalf of relatives bereaved in disasters. mrs may last night told the Commons: “The Hillsborough families deserve this. “They have been through hell since that fatal day and they don’t want to see other people having that same experience. We owe it to them.” vanished Mary McCann Death crash mum hands herself over By LOUie sMiTh A mum who vanished after being accused of killing her children in a crash has handed herself in. mary mcCann was wanted in connection with the deaths of son Smaller, 10, and daughter Lilly, four, who died in a collision with an HGV on the m1. She went missing just days after their funerals and a judge ordered a watch on air and sea ports. mcCann handed herself in at Aylesbury, Bucks, on Wednesday night. She was arrested and is being held in cells ahead of a court appearance. The 35-year-old, from Derby, was involved in the crash on August 9. A warrant was issued after she failed to appear before a judge to answer charges of causing death by dangerous driving. There’s tension in the air..Andrew’s not so blasé now High Court to serve sex case papers accUser Andrew with Virginia when she was teen gOne Prince Philip died aged 99 Phil’s will stays secret THE contents of Prince Philip’s will are to remain secret following a High Court ruling. After the death of a senior royal it has been convention for over a century that a bid to seal the will is made to the president of the court’s family division. This means they are not open There’s been a dramatic shift in mood.. the issue has become very pressing A SOURCE On THE ATmOSpHERE AROUnd pRinCE AndREw to public inspection in the way one ordinarily is. President of the Family Division of the High Court Sir Andrew McFarlane yesterday ordered Philip’s remains sealed for 90 years. Even after that it may only be opened in private. Sir Andrew said: “There is a cLaiMs Prince at Balmoral this week £14m Amount Virginia Giuffre could make if she wins sex claim against Prince need to enhance the protection afforded to truly private aspects of the lives of this limited group of individuals in order to maintain the dignity of close members of her family.” Prince Philip died aged 99 on April 9, just two months short of his 100th birthday. exClusiVe By rUsseLL Myers Royal Editor just last week Prince Andrew was convinced he would easily beat Virginia Giuffre’s sex allegations against him. But sources have revealed his bullish mood has changed after the High Court announced on monday it will act to serve uS civil case papers on him. And the Duke of York is now bracing himself for a legal battle that he fears could go on for years and end up costing him millions of pounds. Giuffre, a former sex slave of late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, has accused Andrew, 61, of forcing her to sleep with him three times when she was 17. Legal experts have predicted she could be awarded around £14million if she wins. The mirror revealed last week the Prince was so confident the case would collapse he planned to return to royal duties. But insiders revealed he is now giving off a different vibe. One source said: “He’s not been his usual blasé self, acting like everything is in hand. stArk “The issue has suddenly become very pressing and there is a distinct tension in the air. “There has been a dramatic shift in mood and the reality that this could not only go on for many months, if not years, as well as costing potentially millions of pounds is very real.” Another insider added: “The stark reality is that the Duke and his team need to face the fact they need to address this.” ms Giuffre’s lawyer David Boies said: “We are hopeful that Prince Andrew will now stop trying to evade and delay facing his accuser in court. “The bottom line is Andrew is being served. He cannot refuse.” In another blow for Andrew, the High Court judge refused to unseal a document the Prince’s lawyers claim would invalidate ms Giuffre’s claim. The document, signed by his accuser, allegedly prevents her from suing. But Andrew will now have to make a legal request for a copy and that would mean accepting he has been served the lawsuit. The High Court will now begin trying to locate the Duke for a legal representative to tell him about the case, known as service of proceedings. Once served, his legal team would have 21 days to respond. A uS judge this week dismissed claims Andrew could not respond to the suit launched by Giuffre as he had not received the documents despite them being left with a policeman at his Windsor home. Lewis A Kaplan has listed the case for a further hearing on October 17. Andrew, who denies the claims, was this week pictured at the Queen’s Balmoral estate. russell.myers@mirror.co.uk @rjmyers

6 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 Voice of the Jab world, save us all NEXT week US president Joe Biden will convene a global vaccines summit. At stake are the lives of millions of people and the world’s ability to contain the spread of coronavirus. As Gordon Brown writes in today’s paper, Britain and other leading nations have so far failed to fulfil their pledges to distribute vaccines to poor countries. Despite a promise to hand over 870million doses to Africa and low-income states, only 100million have been donated. This would be understandable if there were a shortage of medicines but it makes no sense when we have large stockpiles of surplus stock. Without urgent action we face an additional one to two million global deaths from Covid. Distributing vaccines is not only the morally right thing to do. It is also in our self-interest. With a global pandemic nobody is safe until everybody is safe. culture low THE Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport was once dismissed as the ministry for fun. But it is an important portfolio that covers topics from online safety to racism in sport. By appointing Nadine Dorries to run the department Boris Johnson shows he does not take such issues seriously. It is not her turn on I’m a Celebrity that counts against her. It is the fact that until now her only interest in the brief has been to score cheap political points and make offensive comments about race, media and gay rights. Nor does it fill you with confidence that the minister in charge of cyber security bragged about sharing her passwords with office staff. The job should have gone to a person keen on culture, not a keyboard cultural warrior. only jewels ONLY Fools and Horses, Porridge and Fawlty Towers top the list of programmes telly fans would like to see remade. Like a good joke, the old ones are the best. cabiNet reSHuffle - a viSual guide ..so what if we put the deckchairs over there.. DM1ST coronavirus crisis: VAXX one of the few Woman jabbed in Kenya Hoarding stock is a global killer EXCLUSIVE By Kevin Maguire UP to one million more people could die needlessly of Covid unless wealthier countries share hoarded jabs, warns Gordon Brown. The global vaccine campaigner and former Prime Minister speaks out today ahead of a US summit next Monday led by President Biden. “We must bring to an end the immoral divide between the world’s vaccine rich and vaccine poor,” he writes in today’s Daily Mirror. Only 2% of Africa is vaccinated, he says, and only 100million of 870million doses pledged to poor nations three months ago by rich nations, including Britain, have been delivered. “But there is a way forward – made possible by the remarkable increase in production of vaccines – from 500million a month in April to 1.5bn now and soon 2bn,” argues Brown. “By January, there will be enough – 14billion – to double-vaccinate every adult in the world. By June we will have manufactured 27billion. “The issue now is, no longer a vaccine shortage, but the inexplicable failure to distribute them fairly.” Time to start saving world gordon brown Former PM & Global Vaccine Campaigner A MilliOn lives will hover in the balance when the global vaccines summit convened by President Biden opens in new york on Monday. in June Boris Johnson promised he and the leaders of the world’s richest seven economies would ensure the vaccination of the whole world by the end of 2022. They offered to hand over 870million vaccine doses to Africa and low-income countries. But three months on, just 100million have been shared. And with only 2% of Africa vaccinated, deaths are rising fast. But there is a way forward, made possible by the remarkable increase in global vaccine production. By January there will be enough to double-jab every adult on earth. The issue now is no longer a 2% Percentage of African population who have been vaccinated vaccine shortage but the inexplicable failure to distribute them fairly. What’s going wrong? Over-purchasing by the West is creating a stockpile of unused vaccines, some of which are near their use-by dates. So in three days’ time we can save countless lives by transferring stocks to where they are needed and start to end the immoral divide between the vaccine rich and the vaccine poor. thuMBs up Hospital worker Dee Braim gets her 3rd dose »» NHS offers 3rd doses as surge looms By Ben gLaZe Deputy Political Editor THE vaccine booster rollout began yesterday in a race to bolster defences before the expected winter surge. The NHS began jabbing people who have already had two injections after being given the green light from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation. Millions of people, including health and care workers, the clinically vulnerable and over-50s, are eligible for the injections. Scientists are now looking at whether children need a second dose of vaccine and, if so, which type. Health leaders approved first doses of the Pfizer vaccine for over-12s earlier this week. Figures last night showed 89.2% of the population aged over 16 has had one dose and 81.4% is double jabbed. Announcing the start of the adult booster jab campaign, NHS England’s Dr Nikki Kanani said: “Now the decision has been taken by the JCVI and once the relevant checks are in place, the NHS will invite you for your booster. “There is no need to contact the NHS – we will be in touch with you when it is your turn to get your booster vaccine – at least six months on since your last dose.” Catherine Cargill, a maternity support »» Scientists look at giving kids 2nd shots worker at Croydon University Hospital in South London, was one of the first people to be given the Pfizer booster vaccine yesterday. She said: “I have had it ahead of the winter season to make sure I am protected, to make sure I can carry on working, I can carry on spending time with my family, and so I can carry on with my studies.” GPs have been told they can give the winter flu jab at the same time if stocks allow, but they should not delay either vaccination. Further jab centres and community pharmacy-led sites will join the campaign next week. The Pfizer jab can be given as a third dose even if people originally received two doses of Jab snub An anti-vaxx mum and daughter have both died of Covid less than a fortnight apart after refusing the jab. Mother-of-four Sammie-Jo Forde, 32, passed away in Ulster Hospital near Belfast only 11 days after Heather Maddern, 55. Sammie-Jo’s father Kevin McAllister said it will “haunt me for the rest of my life” that his daughter did not get the vaccine. Both women – who were only two beds away

mirror.co.uk DM1ST FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 7 TO FUTURE Travel rules to be overhauled booster rollout beGins SAFEly Ghghghg doES it Catherine ghg ghg Cargill’s jab yesterday ghg ghggjk no full stop at end please Name SURName when and where ghghg the Oxford/AstraZeneca. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: “It is brilliant to see that the first booster jabs are being rolled out today – thanks to the phenomenal efforts of the NHS who continue to work tirelessly to help us fight Covid-19 and protect the most vulnerable. “We know vaccines save lives and, with every jab, our wall of defence gets higher.” Public Health England officials said vaccines have prevented 230,000 hospital admissions. Another 26,911 Covid-19 infections and 158 i’ve had it to make sure i can work and spend time with family catheRiNe caRgill maternity worker UK Latest Cases: 7,339,009 (up 26,911) Deaths: 134,805 (up 158) WORLD Latest Cases: 227,512,079 (up 285,519) Deaths: 4,677,469 (up 4,943) deaths were recorded yesterday. Health chiefs hope that jabbing over-12s will prevent more cases and stop more disruption to schooling. Researchers yesterday announced a study of vaccination schedules in 12 to 16-year-olds. The Com-Cov 3 trial will seek to recruit 360 volunteers who will be enrolled in one of four parts of the study. Chief investigator Prof Matthew Snape, associate professor in paediatrics and vacci- nology at Oxford University, said: “This study will provide vital information on the range of options mum & daughter die in hospital – were care workers. Sammie-Jo, who had no underlying health conditions, texted her father while she was being treated and told him: “Dad, Mummy’s passed away.” Mr McAllister said he did not understand why neither women was vaccinated. Heather shared a series of Covid conspiracy theories in the weeks before her death and posted about nurses being threatened with the sack if they did not have the jab. tRaGiC Heather and Sammie-Jo were in same ward 60m 50m 40m 10m 0m 48,503,181 30m 20m people have had first dose so far Vaccineometer for immunising teenagers. As well as looking at the standard two full doses of the Pfizer vaccine, we will look at how well volunteers respond when their second dose of Pfizer is half that of the first dose, or if different vaccines are used altogether, such as the vaccines by Moderna or Novavax. “This will provide the JCVI with information crucial to informing their advice about immunising teenagers in the UK.” Researchers hope to report initial results by December. Hospitality bosses blasted the possibility that vaccine passports may still be required for pubs. Mr Javid this week left the door open to requiring punters to show proof of vaccination or a negative test before being served a pint. Campaign for Pubs director Greg Mulholland said: “It would be a huge burden on publicans and pub staff and put off many customers, as well as being ethically questionable. “The Government should instead stick to Plan A and encourage as many people to get vaccinated as possible.” UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls added: “We must caution Government that the introduction of those measures that are left in reserve for this winter would have significant and drastic impacts on the sector.” ben.glaze@mirror.co.uk @benglaze G7 hits ChORLeY: paGe 19 A SHAKE-UP of the Covid travel regime is expected to be unveiled by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. He is due to announce an overhaul of the traffic light system, which grades countries green, amber or red for overseas visits. Ministers and experts were yesterday finalising the details amid a clamour from the travel industry for a relaxation of rules. The Government is expected to scrap expensive PCR tests, which travellers have to take on day two of their arrival in the UK, replacing them with cheaper lateral flow tests. The changes are due to come into force before the October half-term holiday to give families a last chance of a sunshine break before the winter. Airlines UK chief Tim Alderslade said: “We cannot reopen properly with these layers of complexity. The economic costs are huge.” Association of British Travel Agents boss Mark Tanzer added: “The Government’s travel requirements have choked off this summer’s travel trade, putting jobs, businesses and the UK’s connectivity at risk. That’s not how you achieve a global Britain.” Which? Travel Editor Rory Boland said: “Travellers were let down badly during the summer by a confusing traffic light system and a dysfunctional PCR testing market that left them exposed to extortionate prices.” Mask arrest police sued A WOMAN is suing police claiming she was wrongfully arrested in Waitrose after refusing to wear a face mask while buying baked beans. Juliet Johnson, 55, says she told store security that she was exempt due to suffering from an autoimmune disease. But two police officers were called to the store in Chichester, West Sussex, in February this year and the IT consultant was arrested. Juliet is suing police for wrongful arrest, false imprisonment, assault and disability discrimination. She said: “They handcuffed me. I was incarcerated in a cell. I was forced to strip naked.” Waitrose said: “We are unable to comment.” A Sussex Police spokesman said: “A civil claim has been received, however this is strongly disputed, liability has been denied.”

8 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 Trip’s timing is Priti good DM1ST new role Nadhim Zahawi Labour calls for Zahawi firms probe EXCLUSIVE by nick sommerlaD Investigations Editor LAbOUR has called on the UK’s most senior civil servant to reveal whether Nadhim Zahawi failed to declare details of his family’s property empire. A Mirror investigation revealed in July that a company owned by the new Education Secretary’s wife bought the £3.5million “Chunnel Estate” near the Eurotunnel station in Kent. This was days before the Government secured a brexit trade deal and after thenbusiness Minister Zahawi had played a key role in preparing companies for the changes. codE Mr Zahawi has not responded to Mirror questions about the deal, or whether he broke the Ministerial Code. Anneliese Dodds, Labour Party Chair, has written to the Cabinet Secretary Simon Case demanding to know whether Mr Zahawi discussed the deal with his permanent secretary. She told the Mirror: “Nadhim Zahawi still has serious questions to answer about why his wife’s property firm was buying up warehouses in Dover while he was negotiating the final stages of the brexit deal. “The rules are clear: [He] should have declared any conflict of interest to the civil servants at his department.” UC cut ‘may breach laws’ THE Tories’ Universal Credit cut may breach global human rights laws, a UN poverty envoy has declared. Olivier De Schutter stepped in after ministers refused calls to cancel plans to reduce the benefit by £20 a week. He said it is “doubtful” the measure conforms to human rights law and standards and only a “detailed impact assessment” could prove it did. Work and Pensions Minister Will Quince yesterday said it was “not possible” to assess the full impact of the cut. paul routleDge: page 20 8:45am Border Force patrol lands in Dover with boat full of migrants Computer slacker by mikey smith Cyber security minister: lack of digital knowledge and Dan Bloom against the fact the UK is THE new minister in charge facing an increasing amount of of beefing up cyber security Everyone has my password cyber security attacks.” once admitted to sharing PM Boris Johnson will host her computer password the first meeting of his new top with staff and interns. team this morning at No10. Former I’m A Celebrity... Get 2017, she admitted “all my rules clearly state MPs should His spokesman claimed the Me Out of Here! contestant staff ” had the password for her not share their passwords. new team is “one of the most Nadine Dorries was named private Commons computer. Her comments prompted diverse Cabinets in history”. Secretary of State for Digital, She said: “My staff log on to the Information Commissioner’s Office to remind MPs of to private schools, social Three in five ministers went Culture, Media and Sport in my computer with my login this week’s Cabinet reshuffle. every day. Including interns on their security obligations. mobility charity The Sutton The bestselling author, 64, exchange programmes.” Hannah Hart, of ProPrivacy, Trust revealed, and half the will have responsibility for Ms Dorries was defending said: “[Her] appointment to Cabinet went to Oxbridge. improving cyber security. then-Deputy PM Damian Digital Secretary of State is Just 7% of Britons are But she has been previously Green, who denied claims he worrying given her apparent privately educated. accused of failing to keep her watched pornography on his lack of digital credentials. mikey.smith@mirror.co.uk constituents’ private data Commons computer. “It is even more alarming @MikeySmith clueless Nadine Dorries “confidential and secure”. In Commons data protection when you weigh her seeming voice of mirror: page 6 Sir Ed in withering attack on ‘incompetent, workshy’ PM EXCLUSIVE by Ben glaZe Deputy Political Editor TORy voters in southern heartlands will turn against boris Johnson because they believe he is “not a decent man”, Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey has claimed. Traditional Conservatives in “blue Wall” constituencies the party has taken for granted could switch allegiance as the PM woos HOME Secretary Priti Patel meets border Force officials just hours after one of their patrols landed a boat load of migrants in Dover. The Home Secretary was seen the Red Wall seats he seized in 2019, according to Sir Ed. In a blistering attack on the eve of the Lib Dem conference, he accused Mr Johnson of “breaking promises left, right and centre”. He said Johnson did not command respect, adding: “He doesn’t recognise the truth, he’s completely incompetent and I don’t think he works hard. This is what Tory voters are telling us – they don’t think he’s decent.” Sir Ed said voters in the Chesham by-election, where his party beat the Tories, were put off by the thrice-wed PM with six children by three different women. He went on: “I was staggered. I didn’t expect so many lifelong Conservatives to say ‘We will never vote Tory while boris Johnson out in the Channel a day after it was confirmed she would remain in post despite the Cabinet reshuffle. Her trip to the Kent port came as crossings continued for the fourth leads them’. He went on: “My overriding priority is to get rid of him. He’s not a decent man.” Sir Ed believes the Tories are vulnerable to a pincer movement at the next election, with Labour set for a resurgence in the Red Wall of the North and Midlands and the Lib Dems ready to attack the Tories’ southern flank, where Labour often struggles. 12:44pm Priti Patel marches ahead of Border Force officials on Dover visit consecutive day this week. A new record was set when 1,959 people crossed the Channel from France in the week to September 10, the highest seven-day total of 2021. Blast Sir Ed Davey

DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 9 Strictly John: can’t whaite John starts on Strictly this week fINaLIsT Joe Swash Chef Joe off the instant gravy train By NICoLa MeThveN TV Editor JoE Swash says his journey to the Celebrity Master- Chef final has killed his appetite for gravy granules. Joe, 39, goes into battle tonight with reality star Megan McKenna and Paralympian Kadeena Cox. And he has vowed to never put convenience over flavour when cooking for his kids and wife Stacey Solomon in the real world. The former I’m A Celeb winner said: “That was the biggest shock I had when I went into the MasterChef kitchen – you don’t get any granules. “It’s like a half-hour job making gravy from scratch and custard from scratch. “But since doing MasterChef, I can do it, so no more ready-made stuff.” ■ Celebrity MasterChef, BBC1, tonight, 8pm. show fave Diane Sugden Emmerdale queen going after 22 yrs By MaRK JeffeRIes Showbiz Editor EMMERDALE actress Elizabeth Estensen is retiring after playing Diane Sugden for 22 years. The character has been landlady of the Woolpack in the soap for 17 years. Widowed Diane has had cancer twice, been held at gunpoint and been conned and stabbed during her time on the ITV show. She has also been a supportive mother, sister, stepmother and grandmother to her family. Elizabeth, 72, who also appeared in Corrie in the 1990s, has filmed her final scenes but will be on screen for several weeks. She said: “Emmerdale will always remain special. I’ll miss everyone dearly.” ITV boss John Whiston described her as “the queen” of the programme. I realised how important a step forward it is. I’ve had no negative messages john whaite on the poSitive reaction to SaMe-Sex pairing I’m so happy it’s not been guys & trolls Strictly Week in Mirror Kids making me, says Dan BBC Breakfast star Dan Walker revealed he signed up because his kids begged him to. Dan, 44, said of his brood aged 14, 12 and 10: “They sat me down at Christmas and said, ‘Dad, if you ever get asked again, we’d really like you to do it’. that age will know it’s rare to do something your kids are fully invested in.” The presenter added he needed some cheering up after all his Covid coverage, saying: “The last 18 months has just been grim story after grim story “Anyone who’s got kids of daNCINg dad Dan Walker after grim story.” Fans welcome same-sex pair By NICoLa MeThveN TV Editor John Whaite has told how he expected to be a target of trolls for being part of the first same-sex male Strictly partnership… but was instead met by a positive reaction. And the Bake off star turned TV chef is delighted by the response. John, 32, said: “The reaction has been so positive. I genuinely did think I was going to receive a fair bit of hate in my inbox because you do as a gay man, you get a lot of hate. It’s something you grow up and you learn to deal with. “Shouldn’t have to, but we do. “And I can honestly say that I haven’t had a single message of negativity.” The enormity of what John was doing struck him as he spoke to Matt Lucas on Radio 2 to reveal he was going to be a Strictly contestant. He said: “I realised how important a step forward this is. paIRINg Johannes & Quentin “Because kids who watch the show, to have same sex role models, it’ll give them a little bit of hope for the future. It won’t make them grow up with the same shame that I grew up with. “It’s not just about queer people. It’s about intimacy generally. Two men, whether they’re straight or gay, can be intimate with each other. “I hope this comes to show that it breaks down that notion of toxic masculinity, which is so rife, especially in Britain. “If you look at Europe, people are much more intimate with each other there. So why can’t we have that here?” on this weekend’s Strictly launch celebs will be paired with their pro partners. And John is hoping he gets South African Johannes Radebe, who danced with Caroline Quentin last year. He said: “It has to be Johannes. It’d be really important for him to have the first all-male couple, it would be a really powerful message for him as well. That’s not to say in the future it has to be two gay men.” John told how he is looking forward most to dances that are filled with passion. He said: “I want to learn a really intense samba and really go for it. or a rumba. “I want to do the queerest outfits possible. I want mesh. I want sequins. I want everything on the show basically. I want to be as glamorous as possible.” John, who won Bake off in 2012, said he has no fear of criticism from the judges. He added: “Listen, if you can survive Paul Hollywood, you can survive Craig Revel Horwood.” ■ Strictly Come Dancing, BBC1, tomorrow , 7.45pm. nicola.methven@mirror.co.uk @mirrormeths Corrie Katie hot to foxtrot ACTrESS Katie McGlyn can’t wait to show off her “positive, fun” side after her Coronation Street role as tragic Sinead, who died of cancer. Katie, 28, said: “I’m very nervous for the viewers to see a different side of me because I’ve always read from a script and When it’s very serious it can drain you.” In reality, she is all about fun. Katie said: “I don’t take things too seriously so this is just my cup of tea. I want to smile, I want to laugh, I want to dance and have a good time. “And hopefully make some done serious storylines. fuN Ex-Corrie star Katie life-long friends.”

10 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 Grower’s big tomato source A BRITISH gardener is set to break a world record after growing 839 tomatoes on a single truss. Douglas Smith, 43, has almost doubled the previous record set in 2010 with his 4.24kg haul. The IT worker, of Stanstead Abbots, Herts, said: “I just really enjoy being outside. It’s a nice counterbalance to my work.” Turing letter fetches £75k A leTTeR by Alan Turing analysing the probability of striking it rich in Monte Carlo has sold for £75,000. The enigma code cracker wrote it as a Cambridge student after a friend’s dad asked if it was possible to beat the casinos. Matthew Haley, from auctioneer Bonhams, said: “Interest in Alan Turing is stronger than ever.” day of hope Marley with parents Wes & Rosie-Marie DM1ST A LITTLE boy plays contentedly with his parents after a life-saving dose of the world’s most expensive drug. Yesterday Rosie-Mae Walton and Wes Powell spoke of their joy when 16-month Marley finally got the £1.8million Zolgensma treatment to combat his genetic condition. They had begun fundraising for their son to have the drug in the US. But NHS England has now struck a landmark deal to provide it here. Marley has Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy which usually kills by the age of two. Rosie-Mae said they had endured Marley gets his £1.8m miracle a rollercoaster ride waiting to see whether the drug was suitable. She added: “When tests showed he was eligible we cried all day.” The family, from Driffield, East Yorks, said money raised for Marley will be used for his continuing treatment, including physiotherapy. MuM kicks out a stink BY JESS GLASS She wins court A MUM has won a legal victory to stop a landfill site belching out noxious gases that risk case over landfill shortening her son’s life. Rebecca Currie feared she would fumes risk to son have to move home to get Mathew, five, who has lung disease, free from the hydrogen sulphide emissions. She said fumes from the Walleys Quarry in Silverdale, Newcastleunder-lyme, were “a stomachwrenching smell like rotten eggs”. Others blamed the smell for headaches and nosebleeds. Mathew and, left, win Rebecca and the landfill site lawyers for Mathew said it was a “public health emergency” affecting “hundreds and probably thousands of local people”. Yesterday, Mr Justice Fordham ruled the environment Agency “must implement” Public Health england’s advice to cut hydrogen sulphide rates to one part per 400 The distance in yards between Mathew’s home and Walleys landfill site billion, less than an eighth of the level that can be smelled, by January 2022. Rebecca said: “It’s going to give Mathew and the community fresh air again. Now I can stay in my own home. I was being forced out. Obviously I couldn’t let Mathew live there if the answer hadn’t gone in his favour.” Mathew’s doctor told a High Court hearing in August how the little boy was at risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the future. Mathew’s solicitor Rebekah Carrier said yesterday: “This is truly a David and Goliath case.” mirrornews@mirror.co.uk @DailyMirror SAvE UK rAin forEStS: p12&13

DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 11 Blue sees red costly Motoring expense Petrol prices unfairly high on forecourt By ruki sayiD Consumer Editor ROCKETING fuel bills mean drivers are “paying through the nozzle”, data from the AA suggests. Petrol hit 135.51p a litre this month, a price last seen in September 2013. But the AA says wholesale prices paid by retailers have fallen 1.5p a litre. The switch to E10 petrol this month led to wholesale prices falling 4p a litre. But then US Hurricane Ida sent crude oil soaring from $66 to $73 a barrel. AA spokesman Luke Bosdet said: “That increase hasn’t wiped out all of the E10 price savings. “Once again drivers are paying through the nozzle.” ■ELECTRIC cars doing the average 108 miles a week would need a recharge just once in three weeks, says Hyundai. battle Stevens and Jack Everton star in cell plea to save his son By DaviD Meikle FORMER Everton star Gary Stevens is pleading for a stem cell donor to help his four-year-old son Jack battle cancer. The lad was diagnosed with a rare leukaemia last year and at first responded well to treatment. But he has now relapsed and needs chemotherapy – and a matching stem cell donor – to get better. Gary, 58, now a physiotherapist living in Australia with his wife Louise, said: “This is the worst possible news for all of us.” Gary, also dad to Joshua and Oliver, added: “He was doing so well. It really is a race against time.” His old club and their arch-rivals Liverpool are urging fans to register with the Anthony Nolan charity or the World Marrow Donor Association. 1 2 Gang of four walk along the player’s driveway They peer into the star’s home using torch rage Piers set to storm off 3 They roll heavy safe towards a waiting car eMpty paD Reece with his girl Mia Chelsea star Reece urges fans to help him find ‘cowardly’ burglars wiN With 2021 medal By louie sMitH Chelsea star Reece James urged fans to help find “low-life” burglars who stole his medals while he was playing in the Champions league. James, 21, revealed “cowardly robbers” swiped a safe filled with his Champions League and Super Cup winners and Euro 2020 runners-up medals. The England defender posted CCTV videos on Instagram showing the four-strong gang as they burgled his Surrey home. Some of the group wore balaclavas while others carried torches. They can be seen wrenching open gates and rolling a safe to the road. James wrote online: “These medals were won representing Chelsea and England – honours that can never be taken away from me whether or not I have the physical medals to prove it. “Nevertheless, I’m appealing to all my Chelsea and England fans to help turn in these low-life individuals who will never be able to rest easy as the evidence is mounting against them.” James, dating model Mia McClenaghan, 22, said no one was at the property during the break-in. The raid happened on Tuesday night as Chelsea beat Zenit St Petersburg 1-0. Surrey Police said the probe was in its early stages and no arrests had been made. louie.smith@mirror.co.uk @smith_louie Piers: I’d have nutted Alex if I hadn’t walked off By asHleigH raiNbirD Diary Editor PiErs Morgan says he had to walk off Good Morning Britain to avoid headbutting “deputy stand-in weather guy” Alex Beresford. The pair got into a row after Piers questioned Meghan Markle’s he said: “i shouldn’t have walked off when i did... because the deputy stand-in weather guy says something annoying. “it was either that or give him a Glasgow kiss. i decided that wouldn’t go down very well.” annoying enough when i worked with him – why would i bother now?” He also said he rarely watches the iTV show now. But he added: “i want them to be successful. i put my heart and soul into it for five to struggle by some how.” speaking after being named best news presenter at the TV and radio industries Club awards, he said news of his next “adventure” was imminent. Later it was confirmed he honesty in her Oprah interview. Piers, 56, hasn’t spoken to Alex, years. Obviously it’s different row Alex will front a prime slot on Talk speaking at an awards ceremony, 40, since because “he was without me – they have to try Beresford TV, which launches next year.

DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 12 ‘Naughty Tory’ jailed over sex attacks released early by FlORA THOMpsON was serving the final part of his sentence FORMER Conservative MP Charlie at HMP Leyhill in Gloucestershire. Elphicke has been released from prison During his trial, jurors heard how he after serving half of his sentence for had asked one victim about bondage sexually assaulting two women. and sex, before chasing her around his The disgraced ex-Dover MP was home, chanting: “I’m a naughty Tory.” jailed for two years in September Sentencing judge Mrs Justice 2020 after being found guilty of Whipple described him as a three counts of sexual assault. “sexual predator” who used his The Ministry of Justice “success and respectability as a confirmed he had been released cover” and told a “pack of lies”. on Tuesday. It is understood he After the case, his wife Natalie ‘pReDATOR’ charlie elphicke took over his Dover seat. DM1ST OUR DAILY PUB QUIZ What is the common 1 name of the Aurora Borealis? Which Martin plays 2 Doc Martin on Tv? Who was the third 3 man on the moon? What was the first 4 name of John cleese’s Fawlty Towers’ character? Prussian and cobalt 5 are shades of which colour? ANsweRs: pAge 44 A Autumn deals on awesome brands £ 1 25 £ 11 £ 7 50 50 pack £ 3 85 washes £ 3 95 £ 6 £ 4 50 £ 2 80 £ 1 90 750ml 4 pack 828ml 95 P exclusive explORe Nada with Malcolm in rainforest. Left, Mirror on climate crisis Selected Asda stores. Selected lines. Subject to availability. Harpic power plus toilet cleaner gel, original Scent 750ml (12.7p pper 100ml), Method antibacterial all purpose cleaner wild rhubarb 828ml (24.2p per 100ml). Delivery, collection and minimum basket charges may apply. Carrier bag charges may apply. Delivery/collection slots subject to availability. by NADA FARHOUD Environment Editor we’re deep in the rainforest, a complex eco-system that supports pied flycatchers and redstarts among the rich green mosses and liverworts that thrive in the dampness. This is not the tropics of Brazil or Borneo, but a temperate rainforest in the far north-west of Scotland. The rainforests of Britain are even more rare than those in the tropics, but are now reaching a crisis point, in part due to climate change. Once covering Europe’s Atlantic coastline, from Norway to Spain, this unique habitat provides perfect conditions for species not found anywhere else. Pockets of rainforest are still found across the UK, such as in Cumbria, north Wales and southwest England, but Scotland is the last stronghold due to the high rainfall and relatively mild, year-round temperatures. The Daily Mirror joined Malcolm Turner from the Woodland Trust Scotland inside the rainforest at the Ben Shieldaig Estate in Wester Ross. Recent studies revealed that some of the native oak, ash, birch, pine and hazel trees found here on the west coast could be thousands of years old. But this globally significant area is at risk of disappearing. The Scottish temperate rainforests, also known as Atlantic or Celtic woodlands, now cover 117 sq miles, just 2% of the nation’s tree cover. Less than onethird is in a satisfactory condition. The Woodland Trust has warned that the UK’s rainforests are nearing crisis William by RUssell MYeRs Royal Editor PRINCE William wants to be able to tell his kids he did all he could to fight climate change. The thought helped to inspire his Earthshot Prize pleDge William is desperate to do his bit

mirror.co.uk DM1ST FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 13 rAre hAbitAt is under threAt Rainforest SOS.. here in the UK Charity warns native woods at risk from climate change ChAmPion Malcolm is working to save forest point, with Scotland’s at particular risk. The Trust’s State of the UK’s Woods and Trees 2021 report said the area was “as important as tropical rainforest, but even rarer”. Native woods and trees help curb carbon emissions and reverse declines in wildlife. And failing to address the problems they face will undermine mAgiCAL Mists over the woodland efforts to tackle the climate and nature crises, the charity warned. It said the impact of climate change on woodland life cycles, pests, diseases, pollution, and the slow rate of woodland expansion could be a “multiple whammy” for wildlife. Malcolm explains how the insectr i c h habitat at the Ben Shieldaig Estate rainforest attracts migrant birds such as pied flycatchers, wood warblers and redstarts. The rare, chequered skipper butterfly is also only found here. He explains how the mosses and liverworts – tiny plants that produce spores instead of flowers and seeds – play a hugely important role in the health of our environment. He says: “Scotland is home to nearly 1,000 different types of these plants which grow on the woodland floor and on tree branches. Some are not found anywhere else in the world. “They provide homes to tiny creatures and together they also act as a giant sponge, slowing the flow of rain into burns and rivers, and helping protect against flash floods.” As well as the threat from climate change, around 40% of the rainforest is suffering high or very high levels of grazing, vows to be able to say: I did all I could environmental project which is aimed at saving the planet. William said: “The damage we are doing is no longer incremental but exponential. We are fast reaching a tipping point.” Ahead of the release of Earthshot: How to Save Our Planet – a book tied in with the Earthshot Prize – Jason Knauf, chief of The Royal Foundation, said: “The challenge the duke set himself was ‘What is the maximum contribution I can make in the next 10 years in the fight against climate change? What am I going to do that means I can look my children in the eye and say that I did my bit?’.” The project has a £50million prize fund which will be handed out over the next decade. Every year from now until 2030, a winner in each of five categories will receive £1million after being picked by a judging panel. It is hoped the ideas will help to repair the planet. Ahead of the announcement today of this year’s 15 finalists, William has paid tribute to his father Prince Charles and late grandfather Prince Philip, calling them “pioneers in the environmental movement”. William also said he hopes the Earthshot project will inspire hope. He said: “The facts look terrifying, and I could see this risked making people feel like they might as well give up.” Where to find our rainforests Ausewell Woods, Ashburton, Devon Ben Shieldaig Estate, Strathcarron, Scotland Bovey Valley Woods, Newton Abbot, Devon Coed Felenrhyd & Llennyrch, Gwynedd, Wales Crinan Wood, Argyll, Scotland Dunollie Wood, Oban, Scotland Fingle Woods, Dartmouth National Park, Devon Loch Arkaig Pine Forest, Lochaber, Scotland, Uig Wood, Isle of Skye, Scotland largely due to deer. Invasive rhododendron is also found in 40% of rainforest, threatening to choke the woodland. But the Woodland Trust says “it is not too late to take action”. Together with Plantlife, the organisation leads The Alliance for Scotland’s Rainforest, which hopes to address the threats, as well as working with landowners to restore and expand woodlands. Abi Bunker, director of conservation and external affairs for the Woodland Trust, says: “The warning signs are loud and clear. “If we don’t tackle the threats that are facing our woods and trees we will severely damage the UK’s ability to address the climate and nature crises. “Our wildlife havens are suffering, and we are storing up problems for future generations.” nada.farhoud@mirror.co.uk @NadaFarhoud

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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 15 TRAILBLAZER Sir Clive ZX Spectrum ace Sinclair dies aged 81 By LOUIE SMITH hOMe computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair died yesterday aged 81. The British inventor cut his teeth in the tech world, creating a range of pocket calculators in the 1970s. But things really took off when he released his landmark ZX Spectrum home computer in 1982. They flew off the shelves and he was knighted. Sir Clive later brought out the Sinclair C5 electric vehicle which was a flop. Daughter Belinda said her father had been ill for a long period of time. he died at his London home. Belinda told the Guardian: “It was ideas, the challenge, he found exciting. he’d come up with an idea and say, ‘There’s no point asking if someone wants it, because they can’t imagine it’.” Heavenly reunion for Drew and Cam THIS photo got a lot of likes – 1.4 million and counting – from fans of Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz, who praised the actresses for posting an image with “no filters or fillers”. Drew, 46, and Cameron, 49, became pals when they starred in the 2000 film Charlie’s Angels. Drew posted the new photo, writing: “Bestie hour with my bestie poo poo!!” One fan wrote: “I love this, beauty without filters, and enhancers.” Another wrote: “Love how you’re embracing your age gracefully.” 2003 Charlie’s Angels sequel premiere 2021 in the reunion shot posted online AT RISK Desmoulin’s whorl 2.6mm snail may hold up bypass build By GEORGIA LAMBERT and GERRy wARREn The construction of a £30million bypass could be delayed because of a tiny endangered snail. The 2.6mm Desmoulin’s whorl is on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species. A Kent County Council environmental report found them living 150m from the Canterbury site. Campaigner Biff Whipster, 54, is fighting for the mile-long project over the River Stour to be ditched, saying the snails will move. he said: “I’ve no issue whatsoever with placing myself physically between any construction activity and the snails.” Work on the link road is due to begin in autumn 2023. The council was contacted for comment. STEPHEN SUSPECT’S ‘EXTRA YEAR IN JAIL’ exCluSive By TOM PETTIFOR Crime Editor A STEPHEN Lawrence murder suspect is facing another year in jail for failing to pay £90,000 he made from a £2.1million drugs plot. Jamie Acourt, 45, is due to appear in court next month over the proceeds of crime order after the deadline to pay up expired over the summer. he fled to Spain hidden in the back of a car in 2016 after being tipped off that he was wanted as a ringleader of the cannabis trafficking gang. Acourt, one of five suspects named over the 1993 racist murder of Stephen, 18, in eltham, South east London, spent over two years on the run in Barcelona after his escape. he was finally jailed for cOURT Acourt missed deadline assets of £90,000 in respect of which I make an order with a default of 12 months in prison.” The crook had until July to come up with the cash but failed to do so. he e is due at Westminster magisnine years in 2018 and now faces a further 12 months after failing to pay the £90,000 in hidden assets, sources said. Judge Peter Lodder had told Acourt in a hearing in January at Kingston crown court, South West London: “I find hidden Acourt fails to pay £90K drugs cash trates court on October 19. Brother Neil Acourt, also a suspect in Stephen’s murder, was jailed for drug dealing as part of the same conspiracy. Any further prison time will be of little solace for Stephen’s mother Doreen who wants his killers jailed for the murder. She said this month: “I don’t think the Met Police has any interest in this case.” Gary Dobson and David Norris, were finally convicted of budding architect Stephen’s killing in 2011. Former suspect Luke Knight is still living near eltham. tom.pettifor @mirror.co.uk KILLEd Stephen lawrence @tpettifor

16 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DM1ST TOday: FrIdaY, sePTeMBer 17, 2021 On this day 29 Years agO (1992) We declared John Major and Norman lamont were “fighting for their political lives” after the uK crashed out of the exchange Rate Mechanism on what would be dubbed “Black Wednesday”. 65 Years agO (1956) solicitor Norman Buckley broke the world water speed record by driving Miss Windermere iii at an average of more than 79mph for an hour on lake Windermere. 43 Years agO (1978) The camp David Accords were signed by egyptian President Anwar sadat and israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin following 12 days of secret talks. Today’s giggle i don’t trust stairs. They’re always up to something Birthdays Indian PM narendra modi is 71. He once ran a tea stall with his brother. Ex-F1 star damon Hill is 61. He has a reported net Modi, 71 worth of £22million. Moulin Rouge! director Baz Luhrmann is 59. He was called “basil brush” at school because of his hairstyle. Left Outside Alone singer Anastacia is 53. She has survived breast cancer Damon,61 twice. And many happy returns to Mirror reader neil shaw, from blackpool, Lancs, who turns 59 today. ■■if you’d like us to mention the birthday of a loved one, write to Birthdays, Daily mirror, one canada square, london e14 Anastacia, 53 5ap or yourvoice@mirror.co.uk olympic star Golden Caramel & Chocolate Cake Subject to availability. Catch up with some old friends. (And we don’t just mean these two). Cortado sYdnEY GLorY James, 2nd right, steve Redgrave, Tim Foster & Matthew Pinsent exclusive by KATIE BEGLEY When you’re putting the finishing touches to your wedding plans, taking on a gang of former special forces soldiers is usually not an item on the list. But, if you’re double Olympic champion rower James Cracknell, it makes perfect sense. The 49-year-old is enjoying the first weeks of marital bliss, having last month tied the knot for a second time. But while wife Jordan Connell, 35, was planning their big day, James was putting himself through hell having signed up for SAS: Who Dares Wins. If he was hoping to have a lucky escape from the last-minute stress and sleepless nights before a wedding, he might have regretted his choice. Instead he was gassed, shot at, thrown off a helicopter and forced to abseil down a cliff while being screamed at. Drawing on his experience of previous challenges, including swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar, the dad-of-three felt well up for the adventure. But he soon realised that facing off with former SAS hardman Ant Middleton and his tough team was a whole new ball game. “This is like nothing you’ve ever done before, you can’t prepare,” admits James. “If I had to classify what I was good at it would be coaching myself through tough moments, endurance, physical pain, and coping with doing that in a pressurised environment. “But what I realised, very quickly, was I was very good at putting myself under pain for a length of time that I knew. “In the Olympics, it was six minutes and there was no excuses, you had to absolutely red-line it all the way. Whereas on this course you didn’t know how long it was going to take. “You didn’t know how long you’re going to be in pain or what was coming next. I really struggled with that.” James flew to Scotland’s Isle of Raasay for the series with a host of famous faces. Ulrika Jonsson, 54, Kerry Katona, 40, Paralympian Aled Davies, 30, Strictly champ Ore Oduba, 35, and ex-England footballer Kieron Dyer, 42, were along for the ride. And given his sporting background, including Olympic gold at both Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004, he had a target on his back from the start. All the other celebrities wanted to do their very best to beat the man they You didn’t know how long you were going to be in pain or what was coming next james cracknell on coping with the show’s psychological torment nEw sTArT James and wife Jordan IsLAnd GAmEs With the rest of the contestants branded “a machine”. And Ant’s team, known as the Directing Staff, were keen to see what he was made of, too. So far, viewers of the Sunday night C4 show have seen some celebs pull out, including Loose Women star Saira Khan, ex-BMX ace Shanaze Reade, Corrie’s Jake Quickenden and former I’m A Celeb winner Vicky Pattison. But James persevered – and found himself facing one of the most mentally

mirror.co.uk DM1ST FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 17 tackles sas: who dares wins Toughest task was the letter home.. it took me back to my accident and maybe not seeing the kids again.. what next? James awaits further orders during one challenge exhausting challenges: the grilling in the infamous mirror room. The stuff of nightmares, it is where the contestants’ biggest fears and failings are usually exposed by the DS. But it seems they didn’t try to break James, who suffered a brain injury after he was hit by a car while cycling in the US in 2010. The injury changed his personality and led to the breakdown of his marriage to first wife Beverley Turner. “There are cracks there they could have dug into,” he admits. “They could have gone down the life changes after the accident and getting divorced. “They would have got to me that way, but they didn’t come after me.” The DS could not make him cry. But being asked to write a letter home to his kids – Croyde, 17, Kiki, 12, and Trixie, 10 – did the trick. The challenge mirrors what SAS forces do before a mission – in case the worst happens. “I guess it’s just that reflection on your life, the things you wished you said and could never say,” he shrugs. “It took me right back to the accident and being a day away from never seeing my kids again. “My ex-wife was pregnant with our third when I was in a coma, so I never would have met our youngest.” James’s children have split time between him and Beverley since their divorce after 16 years of marriage was finalised in early 2019. He still struggles with not being with them every day, a blow that is lessened by the bond they have now formed with Jordan. “It’s utterly sh** not waking up with your kids every day,” says James. “But my wife is amazing with the kids. They – james cracknell on low point of gruelling series love her. I think all of us are guilty of taking too many things for granted and if the last year has taught us anything, it’s appreciation of the things you do for normality. “It’s weird to have that kind of realisation on a TV show, but nothing is normal in that place.” James has not let his 2010 brain injury slow him down, but the course was adapted slightly to accommodate him and avoid the risk of further serious harm. “We had to jump out of a helicopter and they wouldn’t let me fall headfirst into the water. I went feetfirst,” he explains. “And then during split With ex-wife Bev Turner the boxing there was no punching to the head allowed.” The DS, however, pulled no punches on the rest of the course. But decades of training his body to peak physical condition have allowed James to thrive – so much so he even managed to give instructor Jason “Foxy” Fox, 43, a run for his money. “At one point we’re running behind Foxy with our bags on our backs and that was it, we just had to run, and eventually everyone started to drop off but I was with him the entire time.” Did he feel like he had something to prove? Well, yes and no. “I wanted to test myself, but I’m sure as hell not going to rank it up there with the Olympics,” James says. “Whereas I think it’s really hard for people who’ve done nothing outside of showbusiness. That initial discomfort is really hard.” James is tight-lipped about how far he gets, but being on the show made him realise there’s more to being in the special forces than brute strength. “They are incredible athletes, and incredibly skilful, co-ordinated, resilient in a different way,” he says. “It just makes you respect them on way more levels than just being tough and strong. There’s way, way more to it than that.” ■ SAS: Who Dares Wins, is on Channel 4, Sunday, at 9pm. features@mirror.co.uk @DailyMirror

18 DM1ST DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 Give Porridge another stir.. DeMeNTIA Gates in 1969 First game to kick off with headers ban by ToM WIlKINSoN THE first adult football match with headers outlawed will take place later this month. Heading will only allowed if the ball is in the penalty box in the first half, while it will be banned outright in the second half. The fundraising game will be held at Spennymoor Town FC in County Durham on September 26. Brain charity Head For Change and the Solan Connor Fawcett Family Cancer Trust will benefit. Head for Change chairwoman Dr Judith Gates’ husband Bill, 77, who played for Middlesbrough FC, has dementia. She said: “We look with interest to see how players adapt. I am hoping for a fast, skilful game.” Calls for remake of TV comedy classic collAReD Fletcher & Godber held by Mr Mackay in Porridge FRIeNDS Rachel and Ross in show by RUKI SAYID Consumer Editor TELLY fans want another serving of Porridge, according to a poll about the TV classics we would love to see re-made. Four in 10 felt TV golden oldies were better than modern offerings on the box, the survey of 1,500 people by Freesat found. And nine in 10 said settling down to watch an old favourite gave them a feel-good factor. More than half felt if a muchloved show was to make a comeback, it would have to capture the essence of the original. But three quarters expressed concerns that new versions could fall short of expectations. Twothirds agreed that British TV shows were the best in the world. BBC comedy Only Fools and Horses topped the most-wanted revivals list, with Fawlty Towers second and Blackadder third, while Porridge was number seven. US sitcom Friends, talent show Stars In Their Eyes, period drama Heartbeat and comedy Father Ted all made the top 20. Keeping Up Appearances and Last of the Summer Wine were also listed. Freesat’s Angie Mee said: “The results show the power of comedy – but we found classic shows from Star Trek to Grange Hill would be welcomed back too.” ruki.sayid@ mirror.co.uk lAUgHS Del in Only Fools @RukiSayid VoIce oF THe MIRRoR: p6 1. Only Fools and Horses 2. Fawlty Towers 3. Blackadder 4. Friends 5. Sherlock 6. Father Ted 7. Porridge 8. Prime Suspect 9. The Bill 10. Keeping Up Appearances 11. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 12. London’s Burning 13. Star Trek 14. Heartbeat 15. The A-Team 16. The Office 17. The Young Ones 18. Minder 19. Last of the Summer Wine 20. Stars In Their Eyes 21. Shameless 22. Bread 23. Gladiators 24. Life on Mars 25. Knight Rider 26. Buffy the Vampire Slayer 27. Grange Hill 28. It’s a Knockout 29. The Generation Game 30. Baywatch

DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 19 support Naomi Campbell Naomi helps Queen boost new leaders By russell myers Royal Editor tHe Queen has enlisted Naomi campbell to inspire a new generation of overseas entrepreneurs. Marking what will be her 70-year reign in 2022, the Queen’s commonwealth trust is launching a Platinum Jubilee fund to help young leaders. And model Naomi will take part as an ambassador, encouraging 18 to 35-year-olds to pursue their business dreams. She said: “Sometimes they are not seen and some may not see themselves as ‘leaders’, but they deserve support and... education and resources. “this is something very close to my heart and i will continue to do everything i can to uplift the next generation, so they can create a better future.” property boom The hut £169,000 for a neglected wartime hut By ben turner A derelict Nissen hut from the Second World War has sold for £169,000. the neglected military barracks, measuring 50ft by 17ft, has planning permission to be turned into a one-bedroom home. it currently has no heating or electricity. the prefabricated structure – comprising curved, corrugated iron – was part of a lot that has sold at auction for £29,000 more than the initial asking price of £140,000. the hut, which also has bricks at the front, is in a rural location near the village of Fordham, cambs. it is set on a third of an acre of farmland, which is also part of the lot. the buyer also gets an open-fronted barn and a 30ft shipping container that are on the site. soaked it never rains but it pours for Harvey back on top He climbs out of jail van Chorley not? everyone about the great county visit Pelosi yesterday exClusive By ben glaze Deputy Political Editor leading g7 politicians hit Britain this weekend for a crunch summit on protecting parliaments and MPs from terror attacks and web trolls. But rather than london, speakers from the legislatures of the world’s leading economies are off to... chorley in lancashire. the trip to the mill town is a personal triumph for House of commons Speaker Sir lindsay Hoyle, the local MP since 1997. He cannot wait to introduce guests to local life and delicacies including Morecambe Bay shrimps and chorley cakes. the switch was inspired by Attacks are top of agenda SECURITy tops the agenda at this the Canadian Parliament [in 2014], weekend’s G7 Speakers’ summit. the attack on our own Parliament Three of their seven legislatures where our own village bobby was have recent experience of tragedy stabbed to death [in 2017] on the when parliaments were targeted. cobbles of Parliament. Sir Lindsay Hoyle said the theme “We saw mob rule in America would be “getting the balance with Capitol Hill [in January]. right” between “closed parliaments, “What we’ve got to ensure is if open parliaments”. He said: “We we don’t have democracy, what have seen the attacks in Ottawa on have we got?” cut ’n’ run Harvey is hurt and on loose Top G7 politicians meet up.. in quiet Lancashire mill town Boris Johnson’s decision to hold Speaker, we want to go to your the main G7 event at carbis Bay, district! We all go to london, cornwall – and an appeal by Sir we’ve got to get out’. What better lindsay’s US counterpart. place to take them than my home Speaking exclusively to the town where i’ve always lived?” Mirror, he said: “Well, if the Sir lindsay rates his patch as Prime Minister can go to being among “the UK’s bestkept secrets”. He says he loves cornwall, surely i’ve got to give them a taste of its “beautiful countryside, the lancashire? scenery, the food”. “Nancy Pelosi was very He added: “this is clear – she said to about reminding me, as she was on the menu sir handing over lindsay will serve last year, ‘Mr up Chorley cakes Brute’s blood, sweats & fears BLOOD-SOAkED and in a very bad mood in his wet sweats, Harvey Gaskell looks like he is out for revenge after escaping from a prison van. The Coronation Street drug dealer, played by Will Mellor, makes his daring escape, still handcuffed, after the van overturns in bad weather. Harvey was jailed earlier this year after Leanne, played by Jane Danson, teamed up with police to protect her son Simon, who had been lured into working for the dealer. He then terrorised the whole family for months after forcing desperate Leanne to deliver drugs herself as she attempted to protect Simon. Harvey’s audacious escape, filmed this week, could be trouble for Leanne. Will, 45, had already hinted that the jail sentence would not mean viewers had seen the last of Harvey, teasing: “Can’t get rid of me that easy.” ian hyland’s tv diary: p23 of lancashire, the red rose county. “Forget the others, there’s only one county in this country that really matters, lancashire.” Much of the three-day conference, which begins today, is at Astley Hall, a museum and gallery in a Grade i-listed house. Sir lindsay’s lightheartedness belies the serious agenda. He said: “We as politicians are accountable to our voters, so we’ll be discussing how we can ensure the voices of the people we represent are heard. “i’m looking forward to together reaffirming the central role our institutions play in the democratic lives of our countries.” ben.glaze@mirror.co.uk @BenGlaze What you can do in Northern gem •Visit Astley Hall, the venue for much of this weekend’s G7 action. Described as “the jewel in Chorley’s crown”, the house is more than 400 years old and features breathtaking mid-17th Century plaster ceilings in the country“. •Shop at Chorley’s markets. The main covered market operates five days a week, while on Tuesdays about 150 stalls are erected in the town outdoor version, previously known as the Flat Iron. •Sample Cuckoo gin from the Brindle Distillery, made with “fresh spring water from the artesian aquifer in the field”. •Watch a match at one of the town’s two rugby clubs – union side Chorley RUFC or league “some of the most the Jewel Astley Hall centre at the team Chorley Panthers.

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But this year the rain has stayed mainly on the plain, not in the pluvial Lake District, where the city gets its water from Thirlmere, a man-made reservoir not a natural lake. And that’s only 40% full, so United Utilities is urging millions in Greater Manchester to conserve water by spending a minute less in the shower. In the great drought of 1976, the government’s slogan was ‘Save Water – Bath with a Friend’. They hadn’t invented showers then. Apple of PM’s eye smiles as millions forced to Coff up FACED with starving, breadless peasants, Queen Marie Antoinette said: “Let them eat cake.” Some 200 years later, faced with hungry, hard-working families, Therese Coffey may as well have sneered, “Let them work longer hours”. And she was rewarded with retaining her handsomely paid Cabinet job. France had a revolution. We could do with one here – a voters’ revolt against heartless, cynical politicians like the Tory Work-Harder-You-Lazy- B*****ds Secretary. She is “entirely happy” with the upcoming £20-a-week cut in Universal Credit that will plunge millions into further poverty. Adding insult to injury, the former accountant with Mars confectionery suggested “about two hours extra work” would make up for the cut. Deceitful, as you might expect. Workers can’t just demand more hours, and even if they could it would actually PAUL ROUTLeDGe BOJO BABe Coffey ‘‘ Workers hit by callous policies won’t raise a pint to her Cabinet survival ARE YOU SURE? There’s one certain way to halt the flow of refugees in boats across the Channel. Project a menacing, 100ft high image of Home Secretary Priti Patel on the white cliffs of Dover, with words underneath, ARE YOU SURE? If that doesn’t stop them, they deserve the chance to make a new life here. Telling it like it is... take up to nine hours to recoup their losses. Complacent Coffey told MPs: “We’ll be seeing what we can do to help people perhaps secure those extra hours.” “Seeing what we can do... Perhaps.” What a wasteland of smug indifference lies behind those few simple words. Out of touch comes nowhere near it. She never even bothered to do an economic assessment of the impact of this benefit cut, which will hit 2.3 million claimants in work but not paid enough to live on. Why bother, when you are the apple of the Prime Minister’s eye? A hard-right careerist who opposed gay marriage and curbs on addictive gambling and backed the bedroom tax, she’s a dumb-loyal Bojo Babe. Coffey boasts of being a member of the Campaign for Real Ale. Millions hit by her callous, unChristian policies won’t raise a pint to her survival in the Cabinet reshuffle. 6COVID-19 is bad, but Govid-21 is worse. Rubberface Michael Gove is now in charge of “levelling up” the North. 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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 21 amateur night »» First all-civilian crew to orbit Earth in space capsule lift-offSpaceX launches crew on board Dragon on Wednesday »» Billionaire joined by three ‘ordinary citizens’ for launch FAMILYJared hugs his daughter before flight strife Tommy Gallagher Noel & Liam’s dad ‘conned’ out of home By DAMON WILKINSON NOEL and Liam Gallagher’s estranged dad could be left homeless after losing the stars’ childhood house in a property “fraud”. Tommy Gallagher, 77, was allegedly conned out of the semi-detached by Ricky Keenan, who said he could stay rent-free if he sold it, a tribunal heard. Despite Judge Colin Green ruling that on the balance of probabilities, he had been the victim of fraud, the sale “was not void or voidable”. Mr Keenan stood to make a share of a £56,000 finder’s fee on the house purchase in Burnage, Manchester, the court heard. The judge cleared buyers Hanna Property, who Mr Keenan falsely claimed to represent, of wrongdoing. |||||||| - IT’LL ALL MAKE SENSE IN THE END THE TOUR 2022 astronautsCrew Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman and Hayley Arceneaux arrive for launch of the Inspiration4 mission at Kennedy Space Center by STEPHEN WHITE FOUR amateur astronauts have blasted off from Florida on their private mission to orbit the Earth. The Inspiration4 crew, comprising one billionaire and three “ordinary citizens”, rode out of the Kennedy Space Center in a Dragon capsule provided by the SpaceX rocket company on Wednesday. They will orbit Earth for three days. The crew of Jared Isaacman, Hayley Arceneaux, Dr Sian Proctor and Chris Sembroski had six months of training. But onboard computer systems will be in control overseen by ground crew. The Dragon has flown to an altitude of 360 miles, roughly the height at which the Hubble Space Telescope operates. The venture was purchased from Elon Musk’s SpaceX by Jared, 38, who made his fortune developing systems to process credit card payments. Rather than go on an “outing with fishing buddies”, he decided “to inject real purpose into the flight”, he says. THERE’S one person who could teach these novices a thing or two. Capt Samantha Cristoforetti, 45, spent 199 days on the International Space Station. Ahead of her return as ISS commander and to mark the digital Crew member Hayley, 29, works for the medical facility that cured her of bone cancer in childhood, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Jared is on a mission to raise awareness and £145million for the facility. Sian, 51, is a geoscientist and artist. She plans to paint while looking out from the Dragon’s domed window. And Chris, 42, is a US Air Force veteran and works with aerospace company Lockheed Martin. A friend won a place in a lottery draw to join the crew and asked him to take the place. SpaceX described the launch as the first “all-civilian mission to orbit”. This summer, billionaires Sir Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos went above Earth’s atmosphere in space vehicles. Following this flight, there will be two private visits to the International Space Station in October and the New Year. stephen.white@mirror.co.uk @StephenWhite278 release of The Wonderful: Stories from the Space Station, she talks about her “home from home”. Watch: Jess Saying’s Wonder Women, 2pm, today at facebook.com/DailyMirror or later at facebook.com/DailyMirror/video MARCH 2022 SAT 05 BOURNEMOUTH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE SUN 06 PLYMOUTH PAVILIONS TUE 08 STOCKTON GLOBE WED 09 LONDON ROYAL ALBERT HALL FRI 11 CARDIFF MOTORPOINT ARENA SAT 12 BRIGHTON CENTRE MON 14 LEEDS O2 ACADEMY TUE 15 HULL BONUS ARENA THU 17 GLASGOW SEC ARMADILLO SAT 19 BIRMINGHAM O2 ACADEMY SUN 20 SOUTHEND CLIFFS PAVILION TUE 22 MANCHESTER O2 APOLLO WED 23 NEWCASTLE O2 CITY HALL FRI 25 SHEFFIELD CITY HALL GIGSANDTOURS.COM TICKETMASTER.CO.UK JAMESARTHUROFFICIAL.COM An SJM Concerts presentation by arrangement with CAA TICKETS ON SALE TODAY AT 10AM

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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 23 With a peak audience of over 9 million, Channel 4’s creatives will be telling themselves it was worth the embarrassment of having to hand over their network to Amazon for Emma Raducanu’s glorious US Open Final. It was just a pity the deal had to include the deathly dull hour-long preview with the likes of Greg Rusedski and Tim Henman. I mean, when Amazon announced a couple of years back that it was going to start using drones I didn’t realise it was talking about its TV presenters. Thing Most Likely To Make You Ask... Will Laura Kuenssberg keep her role? … Of The Week. The news on Wednesday that Boris Johnson was about to reshuffle his top team. Back at Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains, Richard Madeley admitted he spent his early teenage years sneakily looking at middle-aged women in support bras in his mum’s catalogue. You can suggest this may have had an impact on his choice of wife in later life, if you like. I’m saying nothing. Richard then revealed that by the time he was 14 his eyesight had started to fade. Blimey. So it does make you go blind, after all? Question. Re BBC1’s upcoming tribute Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers. Given the recent issues with his memory, are we to assume Prince Andrew will not be taking part? Channel 4’s Spice Girls: how Girl Power Changed Britain revealed that at the first audition Posh Spice Victoria was marked 5/10 for her singing voice and 5/10 for personality. So at least she was consistent. PS. Some of the other auditionees were ranked as low as 2/10 for their singing. I know, right. Imagine how bad they must have been. ian hylanD’S Tv DIARY Weekend watchlist He writes He writes about telly... about weekly telly... weekly Up McPeriscope... My new favourite thing about BBC One’s ludicrous yet watchable submarine drama vigil? The way Rose Leslie, who speaks like the Queen in real life, has been given the full “look, she’s Scottish!” treatment. Tartan, chunky knits, big wool coats, whisky, Scottish folk songs... A tenner says DS Longacre will be wearing a Russ Abbot hat and wig and singing “I would walk 500 miles” by this Sunday night. SCOTS GOinG On? Rose as DS Longacre & inset, her boss, DCI Silva, played by Suranne Jones Norris... man of the Eartha Tributes to a much-missed – “I died in hospital.” And partly because been given a tweak by Corrie’s resident Coronation Street legend it took us back to the classic old days of Wokesperson. have been flowing thick Corrie, when it was still 80% lighthearted knockabout drama/20% hard- man” but then she checked herself, and Cathy started to call Norris “a nice and fast this week. hitting social comment. had to be assisted by Dev, who settled ITV kicked it all off on Monday night with Coronation Street Icons: Norris Cole, a 23-minute celebration that was never going to be long enough to do the great man justice. Nevertheless, it was a joyous piece of telly in which Helen Worth was moved to That ratio has been flipped on its head in recent years and no one will ever be able to convince me that that has been an entirely welcome development. Corrie can still be a lot of fun to watch, of course. However, for every on “a character” who was “not everyone’s cup of tea.” I much preferred Mary’s more honest take that: “I’m going to miss him dripping poison in my ears. Slagging off all the neighbours.” Likewise, Rita’s reaction to Freda’s revelation that Norris had spent his final days surveilling a fellow resident who he had suspected of having an declare that her STaR “Finger Buffet Jen” or affair. “I found him outside favourite Norris Norris “We all make Claudia’s window,” Freda memory was “when he &, inset, mistakes – just look reported. “Camera round his did his Eartha Kitt”. Eartha at Sharon Osbourne”, it neck – motionless.” Malcolm Hebden was less keen on being reminded of his character’s Eartha moment. But he was certainly pleased that it had left its mark and, to be fair, there were plenty of other great memories on offer. It was also quite an emotional affair for long-standing fans of the soap. Partly because it made you realise just how close we came to losing Malcolm to heart failure three years ago seems we must now be subjected to several preachy reminders of our social responsibility, or repeated examples of the terrible things life can sometimes throw at the less fortunate. Even some of the tributes to the viper-tongued busybody, following the announcement of his death in Wednesday’s instalment, felt as if they had “He went doing what he enjoyed best,” Rita said. “Snooping and gossiping.” Another of the old guard, Ken Barlow, then chipped in with: “Norris would want the country in mourning for six months!” Only six months, Ken? I suspect that some Corrie fans will be in black for a lot longer than that. The Morning Show (Apple TV+, from today) Gogglebox (C4, tonight) Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, Saturday) Good Morning Britain, Tuesday: A tearful Paul Merson discusses gambling addiction, and says that a mobile phone is like “a casino in your pocket”. Good Morning Britain, 20 minutes later: Andi Peters encourages viewers to enter ITV’s million pound phone competition (as many times as they like) at just £2 per entry – with a scannable QR code to make it handy for mobile phones. It may not be classed as gambling, and ITV is entitled to make its money however it sees fit. However, this latest competition is running for SIX weeks across its four most high-profile daytime shows, which are hosted by some of its most high-profile and trusted presenters. If each show runs the competition just twice a day that’s a whopping 240 reminders. I mean, I know ITV cares about its viewers. But surely that’s taking helpful a bit far? There was a tough viewing choice at 9pm last night. all Creatures Great and Small on Channel 5 or Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham’s care home film help on Channel 4. I opted for the new series of the Yorkshire vet drama, and I’m delighted to report it is already shaping up to be every bit as wonderful as the first series was. I’ll save Help for a non-school night. The week started badly for Piers Morgan on Sunday when he failed to even make the top 10 in Channel 5’s Britain’s Favourite Pudding. So, I was pleased to see him pick up the Best News Presenter/Person Most Likely To Give Us Social Media Coverage gong at the TRIC Awards on Wednesday. NB. Anyone who says that makes Piers a “One TRIC Pony”, is not welcome in this column. BBC Plans Mrs Brown’s Boys Halloween Special It’ll be a feckin’ nightmare! For the viewers Britain’s Favourite Sandwich (Channel 5, Sunday)


DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 25 tAll At SEA How they may have looked Tails of the unexpected Put your pet up for a Mirror award BILBAILEY PHILMCINTYRELIVELTDPROUDLYPRESENTS DECEMBER2021 ENROUTETO by SHARON VAN GEUNS Penguin had a bird’s-high view INSPIRING pets have helped millions through Covid. So today the Mirror is proud to present the People’s Pet Awards – an exciting new chapter to celebrate your own animal heroes. Pets have always been at the heart of the Animal Hero Awards and since the pandemic they’ve been in our lives more than ever. That’s why Animal Heroes is launching the Mirror People’s Pet Awards with Webbox and charity partner Dogs Trust. Winners will include animals who have overcome impossible odds, rescue pets who inspire everyone and others who are literally lifesavers. They will also include animals who simply make you smile. Follow the details alongside to nominate – and please don’t worry if you’ve already applied for the Animal Hero Awards. All nominations will be considered for the People’s Pet Awards as well. features@mirror.co.uk @DailyMirror A HUGE penguin with unusually long legs roamed the Earth about 30 million years ago, scientists say. The creature was almost 5ft tall and 11st. Its fossilised bones were found by children on a school trip at Kawhia Harbour in New Zealand in 2006. Scientists now say it is a previously undiscovered species. It has been named Kairuku waewaeroa, which is Maori for “long legs”. Dr Daniel Thomas, a zoologist at Massey University in New Zealand, said “these longer legs would have made [it] tiddlER Today’s 4ft Emperor penguin much taller” than other giant Kairuku penguins from that era. Today’s tallest penguins are around 4ft high. How to nominate Webbox Joy of Pets Award Celebrating the unique bond between pets and their people. Dogs Trust Dog of the Year For a dog that deserves to be celebrated for its courage, spirit and compassion or other inspirational achievements. Animal Hero For a person who has made an outstanding contribution to improving the lives of animals. Young Animal Hero For a child or teenager who has made an outstanding contribution to improving the lives of animals. Rescue Animal of the Year For a rescue animal that has enriched the life of its new owner in a remarkable way. Inspirational Animal For a pet who has inspired people with their spirit or courage. Caring Animal For a pet who has shown remarkable compassion and care for others. We will also be honouring the People’s Pet of the Year and the Internet Sensation. Nominate now at thepeoplespetawards.co.uk 12TH•PLYMOUTHPAVILIONS 13TH•PLYMOUTHPAVILIONS 14TH•BOURNEMOUTH,BIC 15TH•CARDIFF,MOTORPOINTARENA 16TH•BOURNEMOUTH,BIC 18TH•LEEDS,FIRSTDIRECTARENA 19TH•HULL,BONUSARENA 20TH•NEWCASTLE,UTILITAARENA 21ST•BIRMINGHAM,UTILITAARENA 22ND•MANCHESTER,AOARENA 23RD•NOTTINGHAM,MOTORPOINTARENA 26TH•LONDON,THESSEARENA 29TH•GLASGOW,THESSEARENA 30TH•ABERDEEN,P&JLIVE JANUARY2022 2ND•PETERBOROUGH, EASTOFENGLANDARENA 5TH•BRIGHTON,BRIGHTONCENTRE 8TH•LIVERPOOL,M&SBANKARENA 9TH•SHEFFIELD,UTILITAARENA 12TH•CARDIFF,MOTOTPOINTARENA 14TH•DUBLIN,3ARENA 15TH•BELFAST,THESSEARENA www.bilbailey.co.uk www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 27 Apprentices at British Gas gained two new recruits on Monday, as prime Minister Boris Johnson and chancellor rishi sunak appeared in branded jackets at their training academy in Leicestershire. In Sunderland, Ciara Arrowsmith, a former service and repair engineer with British Gas who left her job as a battle over ‘fire and rehire’ engulfed the company, was appalled. “I saw Boris on the TV when he visited British Gas and realised he isn’t going to do anything. “He is just spineless. They need to make fire and rehire illegal. It is unethical and immoral.” Fire and rehire is the growing practice of laying off staff and then offering workers their jobs back with reduced pay or worse conditions. It’s currently legal, but Labour and trade unions are campaigning to outlaw it. Ciara, 37, left British Gas in February after refusing to sign a new contract boilerS sunak and Johnson at British Gas academy with what she says were tougher terms and longer hours. After 13 years at the company, Ciara says she was so loyal to British Gas she had “blue blood in me”. “I felt gutted when I left. I put everything into the job.” When she was shown the new terms, she says, “I felt worthless, and my anxiety was really bad. I had customers ring me and say, if you’re leaving, we’re leaving.” Fire and rehire has spread like a virus during the Covid-19 pandemic. A poll by the TUC earlier this year found that nearly one in 10 workers had been told to re-apply for their jobs on worse terms and conditions since the first lockdown in March 2020. The same study showed it disproportionately affected young, working class and BME workers. A ballot on industrial action at gUtteD Loyal ciara refused new contract at British Gas We have launched Mirror Together, a newsletter inspired by our campaigning work on the Real Britain column and projects like Britain Talks. Our diverse team wants to create a community where we can share our experiences and shape campaigns together on issues that genuinely affect real lives. We are committed to telling the stories that matter. For everything from the inside track on British politics to standing up for people during the coronavirus pandemic and fighting for social and environmental justice, join us at www.mirror.co.uk/together @realbritainros real britain Clarks shoes over fire and rehire closed on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Weetabix staff at factories in Kettering and Corby voted for strike action over plans to rehire them on deals they say would leave them £5,000 poorer a year. Unite settled a dispute earlier this year with British Airways over fire and rehire plans affecting its cargo division’s workforce. Fire and rehire has been a theme all week at the TUC Congress. At the same moment Sunak and Johnson were playing at being boiler engineers, TUC General Secretary Frances Ros Wynne-Jones standing up for you and your family Workers betrayed by ‘fire and rehire’ breathe easy Real Britain readers may remember reading our story on Mathew Currie, the five-year-old boy whose doctor said his life was being shortened by pollution from a Staffordshire landfill site. His mum Beckie told us her children were being “gassed in their beds”. Yesterday, the brave little boy and his family won a court case against the Environment Agency that will help an entire community breathe again. See more on page 10 O’Grady was making her opening speech to Congress in London. “It can’t be right that a boss can threaten to sack loyal workers, often after years of service, unless they accept worse pay and conditions,” she told the annual gathering of Britain’s trade unionists. “It’s high time we outlawed that evil practice of fire and rehire.” Unite the Union’s general secretary Sharon Graham called the practice “an abhorrence” and “one of the scandals of our age”. Dean Ismay, 29, from Cheltenham, Glos, shared a moving testimony with relieF Beckie and Mathew Congress as a disabled worker and GMB delegate who said he experienced fire and rehire at Asda. “Fire and rehire is a dirty, bullying tactic. It wrecks lives and trashes the economy,” he told delegates. “I have personally been subjected to this horrible tactic at Asda.” Dean worked at the supermarket chain for five years until 2020 when he says they brought in new contracts that changed people’s rights at work. “When they issued the dismissal notices to us, I felt so sick with worry. As a disabled worker I felt utterly 6 Boris Johnson must have got mixed up when he appointed Nadine Dorries. He was meant to appoint a Culture Secretary. Instead, he has appointed a Culture Wars Secretary who opposed gay marriage, is famed for mixing up the very unalike Chuka Umunna and Chris Eubank, and is already gearing up for war on the “crackpot” BBC. betrayed by the business. I was so stressed and I was worried about my health. Fire and rehire must be consigned to the dustbin of history where it belongs.” Asda said: “In 2019 we introduced a simpler and fairer contract for hourlypaid colleagues in our stores to ensure they all received the same terms ‘‘ Boris’s visit to British Gas made it clear fire and rehire won’t stop Setback Dean worked at Asda for five years and conditions. “As part of this change, we invested £80million to increase the take-home pay of more than 100,000 colleagues, whilst also maintaining their existing benefits.” A British Gas spokesman said: “We reached an agreement with our unions in July that is critical in ensuring our business is sustainable, competitive and set up for growth. We had to take measures to protect almost 20,000 jobs and there was a job for everyone at the end of the process. “To ensure we have a workforce that can help to make the transition to low carbon both hassle-free and affordable for our customers, we’re creating 3,500 apprenticeship roles over the next decade – these will be highly skilled and well-paid British jobs.” For Ciara, seeing the Prime Minister at British Gas with the boss of Centrica, which owns British Gas, confirmed her worst fears. “Boris’s visit to the British Gas academy was no surprise really,” she says. “To see him standing side by side with Chris O’Shea made it crystal clear that there was never any intention to stop fire and rehire.” Unions and MPs intend to challenge that arrogance. On Wednesday, Unite led a Day of Action urging MPs to sign Barry Gardiner MP’s Private Members’ Bill to challenge fire and rehire. The Bill is due its second reading on October 22. “MPs from every political party and every corner of the country are saying that fire and rehire is wrong,” says Gardiner. “Bullying and intimidation is not the way forward if we want decent employment and a productive economy. Next month my colleagues in Parliament have a chance to stand up and stop the bullying.” ■endfireandrehire.com ■ AdditionAl REpoRting BY maryam QaiSer Have you or your family been affected by the cuts? Or have you been shocked by how your area has been hit? I want to reveal what’s really happening around the country every week. email: realbritain@ mirror.co.uk In association with Unite the Union

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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 29 Full of beans at 100 dig for victory Veg grower John at his allotment Second World War soldier John still growing strong at his own allotment plot army John, bottom right, & Ted Heath, second left Statins hope for gut illness STATINS could be used to treat ulcerative colitis. Until now there has been no real cure for the UK’s 140,000 sufferers. But Stanford University in the US found those with the bowel ailment were 50% less likely to need surgery if they were on the cholesterol-busting pills. a Sore winner AUSSIE Daniel Scali, 28, set an abdominal plank world record of nine-anda-half hours despite having pain disorder CRPS. Established in 1979, Omega Breaks is one of the UK’s leading coach travel operators, specialising in great-value breaks to London, astronomy tours, BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL 2 DAYS FROM £149 PER PERSON exclusive by alEX lloyd War veteran John Graham knows all about soldiering on... Not only has he just turned 100, he still grows vegetables on his allotment. He puts his long life down to eating the runner beans, courgettes and other produce he nurtures – plus having a tot of whisky before bed. John said: “I can’t believe I’ve made it to 100. I get up on a morning and live in hope I get to see another one.” He added he is as “fit as a fiddle” with only a few health complaints. The widower still lives independently with the support of his family. His son Paul, 70, who has an allotment plot next to his dad’s, said: “Reaching [100] is quite an achievement.” He added: “We think he is the oldest allotment holder in Britain. “He can’t do very much these days but I bring him down regularly and I help as much as I can. He deserves that whisky before bed.” John, I get up on a morning and hope I get to see another John Graham as he celebrates birthday from York, grows his greens on an allotment his family acquired in the Holgate area of the city in 1905. His service during the Second World War included fighting in the Normandy Campaign of 1944, when he was a Royal Artillery gunner in the 107th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment. He served in the 334th battery alongside future Prime Minister Ted Heath. John, who is a lifelong Mirror reader, received France’s highest military honour – the Légion d’Honneur – a few lad John, bottom left, with family years ago. After the war he was a window cleaner for nearly 60 years. John, married to Jean for 69 years before her death in 2018, spent decades collecting for the annual Poppy Appeal. In lockdown, loved ones visited him at his window, as he felt too old to use Zoom. He has five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Family joined him at the allotment to enjoy the sun before his birthday party. He celebrated his 100th at York’s Railway Institute Bowls Club. mirrornews@mirror.co.uk @DailyMirror DEPARTS OCT - DEC 2021 Great Scott! 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we Talk To Th 30 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DM1ST exclusive By julie mccaffrey You might find it hard to see the funny side of mopping up blood and body fluids from the floors or scraping human flesh from the walls. But comic Greg Davies is getting plenty of laughs playing a crime scene cleaner in a new BBC1 series. His job as Wicky in The Cleaner is one few would have the stomach for. But every day trauma cleaners get to work removing all traces of gore safely and sensitively. Here, four crime scene cleaners explain fun With Jo Hartley in episode six why on earth they do their jobs… julie.mccaffrey@mirror.co.uk @JulieMcCaffrey No job I’ve seen others retch at jobs whereas I just get stuck in – Steve Carr, 54 Steve has a crime scene cleaner superpower – no sense of smell. Nothing is too fetid for him to face, as a near-fatal car crash 20 years ago left Steve unable to detect even the stinkiest stench. He says: “I’ve seen others retch at jobs, whereas I just get stuck in.” His special skill was handy when he had to tackle a 3ft pile of human excrement left on top of a toilet by a man with mental health problems. the incident led to Steve being crowned Prince of Poo by workmates. Steve, from Sunderland, says: “Nothing fazes me because I’m old school. “In fact, the jobs that need extreme cleans are the best jobs because you can really see a difference afterwards.” the married dad of one began working as a trauma cleaner in 2007 after he was laid off from building work. He has scrubbed dirty protests from prison walls and blood from mortuary floors. But memories of one job still sadden him. He recalls: “An old lady was too frail to tak out her rubbish so a caretaker used to do it her. When he left, everyone else said it wasn their job and it piled up.” It got so bad she had to crawl to get outside. Steve continues: “No one was looking after her. And when they said they’d fixed her telly, they cut the wire so she was stuck in every day with nothing to do. “No grime or gore bothers me. But the stories behind why people need our help can be really upsetting.”

mirror.co.uk DM1ST FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 31 e Real CRIme SCene CleaneRS dirty work Greg Davies as Wicky in The Cleaner too gory Our cleaners must be very sensitive – Ryan Colquitt, 41 AFter a decade working as a trauma cleaner, ryan has spent the last two years managing and training 100 staff at SafeGroup, a specialist and emergency cleaning service. He says: “Crime scene cleaners need to be very sensitive. A family is likely to be in a very emotional state and could want to share every nasty detail of what happened. Our cleaners have to be able to cope not just with what they see, but what they hear, smell and breathe in. they need a genuine drive to help people.” ryan, from Hertfordshire, rarely talks about his job outside working hours. He has dealt with the aftermath of a machete attack which left pools of blood in every room of a property and the lift and paths outside. He cleaned up after a burglary ended in murder and can’t forget picking up an eyeball from train tracks. He says: “I feel lucky to know I have helped people in traumatic situations and fortunate to have a job I can do every day which makes an impact on people who are struggling with a whole spectrum of emotions. “I constantly hear bereaved people say, ‘I wish I could have spoken to him one more time’. “So every day, when I leave home, I make sure that I’m on good terms with my wife and my three kids and I never hold grudges with the wider family or friends.” Smell of blood will never leave me – Steve Broughton, 46 Steve left the corporate world to found SafeGroup 17 years ago, and now employs 70 trauma cleaners nationwide. His company provides a free counselling service for staff, but he has discovered that many have their own ways of coping. One employee who fished testicles from a toilet told himself he was holding boiled eggs. Another tells himself blood is ketchup and faeces is curry. Steve, of Worthing, West Sussex, says: “I cleaned up after a man threw himself through a glass window. Cleaning pints of blood from stairs I zoned out and was focused on the job. “A couple of things haunt me. One is the smell of a dead body, musty with a sweet undertone, and the smell of lots of fresh blood will never leave me.” e for ’t grime busters Trauma cleaners Steve Carr & Yanky Blair The Cleaner, 9.30pm BBC1 tonight. Catch up on iPlayer If I do my job well I can help take pain and trauma away – Yanky Blair, 41 A Steel stomach and selfless heart have kept trauma cleaner Yanky in her job since 2006. She says: “My mum was hit and killed by a bus. Death and tragic situations are part of life and leave families feeling really emotional. “I want to do what I can to help people and make sure others don’t have to see the sad sights of life. there are difficult moments, like removing the little that’s left of a deceased person from train tracks, but I get through it by thinking of their family and the pain they go through when they hear the news, and reminding myself I’m helping in a small way. “I think of my mum and hope a caring person looked after her when she died.” No job has ever made her vomit or faint. She says: “When I first arrive at a job, I think, ‘What do I have to do to make this area perfect again?’ Years ago, a man bled to death at home and a co-worker said he couldn’t take it. “I’ve got a certain strength, so I worked doubly hard cleaning the blood and the clots because I didn’t want his elderly wife to have to see it or deal with it. I’d always do extra things like wash the dishes too.” Yanky never eats on a job and often takes off her clothes outside her home in Croydon, South london, as the smells can linger. She says: “Yes, there are easier ways to make an honest living. Friends are always asking how on earth I do it and my partner always says she couldn’t do it. But bereaved families are already suffering so much. If I do my job well I can help take pain, bad memories and even more trauma away from them. “I love my job. And if you love your job every job is a good job. No other job makes the difference to people’s lives like this one.”

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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 35 Dr MiriaM StopparD 60 SECONDS ON... Women’s immune system could have cancer benefit Nordic walking HEALTH NEWS The concept of Nordic walking originates from a training programme for cross-country skiers so they could train during the summer too, not just winter. Nordic walking uses poles similar to ski poles, designed to aid walking and to thrust you forward. It uses all the major muscles in the body so it’s a great full body exercise. Not only that, compared to walking without poles you burn 20% to 40% more calories. Anyone can start Nordic walking as it suits all ages but it’s especially great for older people as the poles give extra stability. You can choose a class that suits your needs, from slow walks to workout walks, from gaining stability to improving fitness. To start you’ll need a pair of special walking poles (you can buy a pair for about £30), comfortable shoes and loose clothing. The poles take the weight off the knees and lower body joints – this makes you feel lighter on your feet. Similar to other forms of moderate activity, regular Nordic walking can lower your risk of developing chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers. Tackling the itch Atopic dermatitis is difficult to treat and requires maintenance treatment too. In two large clinical trials – Measure Up 1 and Measure Up 2 – the inhibitor upadacitinib showed potential as a safe and effective treatment for adults and teenagers with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. Importantly it blocks the itch-scratch cycle. By week 16 of the study, a higher proportion of patients showed a 90-100% improvement in symptoms (skin signs, pain and quality of life) after 15mg and 30mg of upadacitinib compared with a placebo. The safety profile was good, although acne was a reported sideeffect in a few patients, although less than 5%. Women may have a stronger immune response to a common form of skin cancer than men, says a study led by University of Manchester scientists at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute. “It has long been assumed that men are at higher risk of getting nonmelanoma skin cancer than women” says Dr Amaya Viros, from the University of Manchester. “Other lifestyle and behavioural differences between men, such as the type of work or exposure to the sun, are likely to be significant. “However, we also identify for the first time the possible biological reasons, rooted in the immune system, which explains why men may have more severe disease. “Although this is early research, we believe the immune response is sexbiased in the most common form of skin cancer, and highlights that female immunity may offer greater protection than male immunity.” Men seem to develop more aggressive tumours than women, despite receiving identical treatments. Furthermore, in tests on mice, the anti-cancer immune system was Ask Dr Miriam Q I try to stay fit and I play a bit of football at weekends, but recently I ruptured my Achilles tendon. I’ve seen a specialist and he’s told me that I can either have an operation or we can go for a more conservative option. What’s better? A Our approach to this injury in the UK tends to be conservative. A surgeon might typically perform a minimally invasive repair through the skin. There’s robust evidence this technique gives a satisfactory result. Plus there’s also the risk of suffering an infection with open surgery. However, patients who are treated conservatively take longer to return to sport, are less strong, and have less confidence in their Achilles tendon. In addition, they’re not able to push up properly when walking, going up and down stairs or when running. So, you pays your money and you takes your choice. 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If this happens to you, you may need emergency contraception and to get checked for STIs. to men, suggesting the protective effect of their immune system on skin cancer may have weakened. The results in patients were confirmed in further samples of sundamaged skin from the USA. In this group, immune cancerfighting pathways and immune cells in skin damaged by sunlight (sometimes a forerunner of skin cancer) were activated. Moreover, this US group showed that two types of human T cells – CD4 and CD8 – which are important in our immune response to skin cancer, were twice as abundant in women as in men. Dr Viros said: “We can’t yet explain why women have a more nuanced immune system than men. “But perhaps it’s reasonable to speculate that women’s evolutionary ability to carry an unborn child of foreign genetic material may require their immunological system to be very finely tuned and have unique skills. “And it suggests if doctors are to offer personalised treatment of cancer, then biological sex should be one of the factors they take into account.” • You can get free condoms from contraception clinics, sexual health clinics and some GP surgeries. • Oil-based products – such as moisturisers and Vaseline – can damage latex and polyisoprene condoms, but they are perfectly safe to use with polyurethane condoms. miriam@mirror.co.uk @MiriamStoppard Sorry, but I can’t answer letters personally Assisted by Hajni Domokos

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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 37 DEAR COLEEN dearcoleen@mirror.co.uk your problems solved I’m scaRED Of sTanDIng Up TO sTROppy wIfE Dear Coleen I’d like to find out how I can be more assertive with my wife. I always end up backing down because I can’t stand the grief that comes with challenging her on anything. She either shouts and screams or sulks for days. It’s a very one-sided relationship – basically I do what I’m told or there’s hell to pay. I’m sick of this unequal balance and I feel she doesn’t respect me at all. It never used to be like this. What has gone wrong and what can I do about it? School mum accused me of messing about with her man Dear Coleen I’ve found myself in a really awkward situation and don’t know what to do about it. When I collect my daughter from school, I chat to one of the dads in her class, who’s a nice guy. We’re always joking around and, to be frank, I’d rather speak to him than most of the mums. Sometimes I’ll give him a lift back home after drop-off if the weather’s bad, as he usually walks his daughter to school. To cut a long story short, his wife came up to me in the playground the other day and accused me of “messing about” with her husband! I was so shocked, I actually laughed. She started going on about “cosy chats” at school and inviting him into my car. I basically told her that her suspicions couldn’t be any further from the truth, and advised her to take it up with her husband, and then I made a swift exit. However, I feel really angry that I’ve been accused of something I didn’t do and wouldn’t do, as I have a husband and kids. This guy is just someone I pass time with on the school run. What “I’m angry I’ve been accused of something I didn’t do should I do – tell him about the confrontation or just keep quiet and avoid him in the future? Coleen says This isn’t your problem and it sounds to me as if his wife has incredible trust issues. Maybe he’s had an affair in the past or she’s been hurt by someone else. Perhaps she thinks he fancies you and maybe he’s got form. Equally, though, you don’t want to get dragged into their mess and caught in the crossfire when it’s really nothing to do with you. I’d speak to guy and explain that you don’t want to cause a problem between him and his wife. If he wants more details, then explain that she told you she’s not happy with him talking to you or being in your car. I don’t think I would stop being friendly with him, but just take a step back for your own sake and leave the two of them to sort it out. It also sounds as if one or more parents at the school are stirring things up a bit, which could be another reason for his wife’s anger. Coleen says Don’t enable it. I understand you back down all the time for an easier life, but it’s not really making life any easier for you in the long term because you’re deeply unhappy. I don’t know why things changed – that’s something for you to think about and discuss. However, when she starts shouting, walk out. You should refuse to stay and listen – explain you will when she’s calm. She’s almost behaving like a spoilt, naughty child and if she screams and shouts, she’ll get her own way. And the same goes for the sulking. It’s just about standing up for yourself, not in an aggressive or confrontational way. Explain that unless she can talk to you calmly and with respect (as an adult), then you don’t want to have the conversation. you say I’d like to reply to the man who’s worried about taking on his girlfriend’s kids (Dear Coleen, September 13). For what it’s worth, I took on my wife and her four boys when I was 27. My mother was dubious as well, but it’s worked out great. We’ve been married for 47 years, had a son of our own, and now have 29 grandchildren. My life is brilliant and it was the best thing I ever did. At times, life has been a bit up and down, but I expected that. The decision is yours, but I would say go for it. Phil, South Wales PROBLEMS? Tell Coleen Nolan about them and she’ll give you an honest answer... every weekday in the Daily Mirror email: dearcoleen@mirror.co.uk – sorry, but Coleen can’t reply personally WRiTe To: Coleen Nolan, The Daily Mirror, One Canada Square, London E14 5AP always TOO TIRED OR BUsy TO HaVE sEX Dear Coleen I’m a 34-year-old mum of two with a full-time job and, the upshot is, I never have the time or energy to have sex with my husband. We’re lucky if we do it once a month. While neither of us seems particularly bothered that we do it so infrequently, I know deep down that it’s not good for our relationship in the long term. Any tips on how to revive things? Coleen says You have to make the time – even if it’s just a couple of hours a week to spend together. What about when the kids go to bed? When children come along, it’s a work in progress and it’s easy to ignore the fact that you’re a couple. Sex doesn’t have to be every day but, if the lack of it is worrying you, then tell your hubby you don’t want to lose the intimate side of your relationship. The good thing is, you’ve realised now that it could become a problem, so sit down and work it out. With sex, I always think the more you have it, the more you want it. So, while you might have to make an effort initially, you’ll get into a rhythm. If all you feel like doing at the end of the day is flopping on the couch, then flop on the couch together. Sometimes you get home at night and feel exhausted, but why not get a babysitter? Once you make an effort to go out, you’ll enjoy yourself. I’m sure when you first met, you were staying up until all hours and still getting up for work the next day. Sign up to my newsletter! I’m excited to let you know that I’ve launched a fab newsletter, which I hope you’ll sign up to receive once a week via email. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on love, life and relationships, as well as my pick of the week’s readers’ problems. Sign up by visiting mirror.co.uk/coleen

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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 39 Let’s your do this community together corner Edited by siobhanmcnally My car smells of dog and old chips that have fallen down the side of the seat. When I take the car for its annual deep-clean valet at the car wash, I get given a freebie air freshener, which smells like loo cleaner, and I usually have to stop and chuck it in the bin before I asphyxiate on the motorway. In an ideal world, I love the scent of a brand new car, highly polished wood panels, soft, buttery leather and a glove box that reeks of money. Which, according to car lease firm leaseelectriccar.co.uk, makes me a private and conservative person who craves stability. But as that sounds like someone’s dad rather than me, then I’d prefer to fill my Mini with fresh citrusy scents like lime and grapefruit. The choice of car scent, just like perfume or aftershave, reveals a lot about our personality, says the car leasing firm, and a person who likes a citrus smell is a confident chatterbox who’s the life and soul of the party. I’d also like to add probably very beautiful, extremely funny and likely to win the lottery very soon. While people who choose vanilla are successful and fiercely loyal friends, those who like berry smells are imaginative, artistic, and creative. Floral scents are for down-to-earth people who love the great outdoors, while coconut is for carefree, quirky dreamers who like to blend in with the crowd. Bubblegum means they’re show-offy social butterflies and, finally, chocolatey smells are for caring and passionate people. Saying that, I often wondered why so many car fresheners smell like Toilet Duck, but car magazine Auto Express recently voted Lynx the best of a bad bunch. And I’d hazard a guess that people who opt for the manly smell of Lynx in their car think they’re God’s gift to women and drive a penis extension on wheels. ■ ■ Email me at siobhan.mcnally@mirror.co.uk or write to Community Corner, PO Box 791, Winchester SO23 3RP. Please note, if you send us photos of your grandchildren, we’ll also need permission of one of their parents in order to print them... Thanks! Yours, Siobhan thought of the day A woman’s perfume tells me more about her than her handwriting. Christian Dior Join in and be a part of our amazing new community. share your tips, pictures and hobbies, tell us the quote you live by, or nominate your hero of the day. Whatever is happening in your life and whatever you’re talking or thinking about, we want to hear it. Email us at siobhan.mcnally@mirror.co.uk, write to Community Corner, Po Box 791, Winchester so23 3rP, or join the conversation on this Facebook group www.facebook.com/ groups/coronavirusnewsupdates Old-fashioned table manners were very much the order of the day at my school, and woe betide anyone not eating correctly. Head dinner lady Mrs Munn used to walk round rapping transgressors over the knuckles with her wooden spoon if they chewed with their mouths open or didn’t hold their cutlery properly. She’d roar: “A pen is for writing, Miss McNally. [Rap] Write out 100 times, I must not use my knife like a pen.” And I never did use my knife like a pen ever again. One reader sounds like she went to the French girls’ school in Harry Potter, Beauxbatons. “I went to a technical school here on the Isle of Sheppey,” says Judy Moor. “We had a very strict headmistress and there were lots of rules. We had to wear house shoes inside, never be seen in our uniform outside without gloves and hat, and bring our Silly pet Selfie “Our Lhasa apsos, Phoebe and Tilly, were out on a walk with Border terrier Sonny who we’re looking after for friends while they’re on holiday. They all get on really well but it took me 10 minutes of bribing them with treats to get them to sit like this,” says Alan Holder, of Leamington Spa in Warwickshire. Him? No he doesn’t want a treat – he says I can have two tasty The Beauxbatons and a slice of gypsy tart and cream own napkin for lunch, which had to be folded correctly. Our uniform was purple and we used to be known as the Purple Perils. “But the best bit was the school dinners – delicious gypsy tart, which is a Kent delicacy.” She adds: “It was a really good school with excellent teachers, which at the time I didn’t really appreciate.” Table manners took a bit of a battering at school when Mark Summers in Peacehaven, East Sussex, was a lad. He writes: “I remember the lumpy mashed potatoes, spam fritters and what I used to call hammer and chisel. “You had to use your fork to cut what was supposed to be a traybake and the spoon was used as a chisel, hence, hammer and chisel.” ■ What are your best – or worst – school days memories? Email them over to me at siobhan.mcnally@mirror.co.uk my amazing artWorK This acrylic and palette painting of rows and rows of miners’ cottages in a little village in Wales called Abergwynfi is how Conway John likes to remember the place where he was born in 1948. The 73-year-old, who now lives in Blaengwynfi, Neath Port Talbot, says: “I’m retired but I’ve been painting all my life – it’s my hobby and keeps me sane. “I have great memories growing up in Abergwynfi. There was a great community spirit, although the colliery closed in 1969.” ■ ■ If you are an amateur photographer or artist and you would like to see your work hang in our gallery, send your work, a selfie, your age and location, and tell us what inspires you to siobhan.mcnally@mirror.co.uk MANOPAUSE The male menopause is likely to be accompanied by the purchase of a sports car did you KnoW? Did you know the Romans placed tiny white pebbles, known as Tiger Eyes, among the stones on the roads in Pompeii so they could be seen at night? The marina road in the city of ashes is full of these little white “lights”, possibly to help sailors find their way back after a drunken night at the brothels. ■ ■ Send your interesting facts to siobhan.mcnally@mirror.co.uk

40 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DM1ST theatre with NEIL NORMAN STUNNING Samantha Barks as Elsa £2.5K IN OUR NEW WEEKLY COMPETITION FROZEN – THE MUSICAL ★★★★ Theatre Royal Drury Lane until June 26 2022. Tickets: 020 7087 7760 Walt Disney’s animated film about two sisters separated by the prodigious power of one (Elsa) and the gung-ho vulnerability of the other (Anna) gets underneath the permafrost when live flesh and blood actors inhabit the roles. The additional songs are fine but the entire edifice is built around that number. And when Samantha Barks’ Elsa reaches the first chorus of Let It Go and unleashes her powers to create a crystalline Snow Queen/White Witch vision, the audience is agog at the awesome spectacle. When her costume transforms itself from sober green into shimmering, spangled white, the roar of delight shakes the walls of this beautifully restored theatre. This is Disney magic on a grand scale. The story and characters remain intact, from dodgy Prince Hans (Oliver Ormson) to endearing ice seller Kristoff (Obioma Ugoala). Barks is magnificent in her melancholy and Stephanie McKeon as her bouncy, irrepressible sister Anna is the perfect foil. Olaf the snowman and Sven the reindeer are superbly realised by puppeteers (Craig Gallivan and Mikayla Jade/Ashley Birchall) and add humour to a relatively grim tale. The sets are stupendous, gradually evolving with the aid of sophisticated video effects from gothic gloom to frozen wasteland complete with an astonishingly long ice bridge. A chorus line of ‘naked’ Nordic types clutching birch twigs is a welcome intrusion of slapstick comedy. But the message is loud and clear. Prince ‘Charming’ may not be the man you think he is. Sisterhood is better than falsehood. And that shy bloke in the corner might just be the man you’re really looking for. TO BE IN WITH A CHANCE OF WINNING: Text WIN to 61011 Texts cost £2.00 + 1 standard network rate message or call 0903 681 8181 Calls cost £2.00 + network access charge. or post your name and phone number to Mirror Win, PO Box 8162 Derby, DE1 9GU ENDS FRIDAY ENTER NOW! T&Cs: To refuse marketing messages, end SMS with NO INFO. SP: Mi Telecom Ltd. Helpdesk 0330 880 6060. Min age 18+. There will be 4x weekly competitions throughout September, each with a prize of £2,500. Competition dates are 4th-10th September, 11th-17th September, 18th-24th September and 25th September-1st October. All entries after lines close at midnight on the last day of the month will not count and may still be charged. Postal entries close 5 days after the end of the competition. One winner will be selected at random from all correct entries after the closing date and will be contacted by phone within 14 days of the competition closing. Full T&Cs at www.mirror.co.uk/rules. Surname and county of the winner will be published. If you object to your information being made available please see our privacy notice online at www.mirror.co.uk/privacy-notice. This prize draw is syndicated across other Reach titles. For a full list of our brands see www.reachplc.com/our-brands BACK TO THE FUTURE – THE MUSICAL ★★★★ Adelphi Theatre until February 13 2022. Tickets: 020 7492 0834 There was only a slim chance a stage version of the greatest time-travel movie ever made would prove similarly successful. But the musical is faithful to the movie while adding its own theatrical grace notes. Marty McFly (Olly Dobson) still has problems with his parents – vodka-swilling mum (Rosanna Hyland) and cowardly dad (Hugh Coles) – and Doc Brown (Roger Bart) is still wild-eyed and wilder-coiffed. The Flux Capacitor is still the power pack that will take the adapted DeLorean from 1985 to 1955 in 7.5 seconds and the Booking now DRACULA: THE UNTOLD STORY Leeds Playhouse, September 25-October 9 (then touring until November 13) leedsplayhouse.co.uk Conducted like a living graphic novel, this is the Count’s immortal story told from a female perspective and set in the 1960s. warnings about altering the past still go unheeded. It takes a few scenes to ignite but, once the engine is revving, it gathers an unstoppable momentum. The songs are geared to each period – doo-wop and faux-Phil Spector songs dominate in the 1955 era while the 1980s music is more than vaguely reminiscent of Robert Palmer’s Addicted To Love. Tim Lutkin’s lighting and the video projections by Finn Ross create the illusion of the speeding car and the climax is a knockout. There is plenty of EMOTIONAL emotional heart too along Rosanna Hyland with an edgy relationship and Olly Dobson between Marty and his teenage mum – “My mum has the hots for me!” A blast and a half of highperformance performances, staggering special effects and a fistful of decent songs. Va-va-voom!

mirror.co.uk Movies DM1ST with ANDY LEA FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 41 STAR RATINGS ★★★★★ Excellent ★★★★ Good ★★★ Worth a look ★★ Poor ★ Don’t bother Queen of the night EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Cert 12A ★★★ Selected cinemas and on Amazon Prime now According to this feel-good musical, the most important thing in life is to be true to one’s self. In the spirit of that message, I confess to finding some of the sequences in this stagey adaptation of the smash West End show rather painful. For many, the titular routine will be a delight. But for me, a tsunami of winces erupted as a troupe of twentysomething drama-school graduates in school uniforms loudly spread rumours about Jamie through the medium of dance. Still, those more accustomed to the ROSE PLAYS JULIE Cert 15 ★★★★ In cinemas now over-the-top conventions of the West End stage (and not scarred by childhood memories of Rod Hull’s Pink Windmill Show) should find plenty here to enjoy. The film’s greatest asset is its lead. Age aside, 24-year-old newcomer Max Harwood is perfectly cast as gay schoolboy Jamie New. We meet him on the morning of his 16th birthday as he’s lugging a bag of newspapers up the hilly streets of Sheffield while dreaming of becoming a drag queen. A plan to release his outrageous alter ego at his school prom puts him on a collision course with his homophobic dad (Ralph Ineson), a rule-bound teacher (Sharon This sounds like another worthy issue-based family drama but co-writers and directors Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor toy with those expectations as their script takes some very unexpected twists and turns. Student vet Rose (Ann Skelly) is learning how to euthanise large animals at her Dublin university. But her mind’s focus isn’t on the grisly lessons. She’s just tracked down her birth mother, a jobbing London-based actress called Ellen (Orla Brady). After her initial approach is rebuffed, Rose turns into a stalker, turning up on a film set then posing as a house buyer so she can root through Ellen’s possessions. Clearly, something is not right with this troubled young woman. After finally engineering a meeting with Ellen, she learns the dark story of her adoption. In response, Rose takes on the persona of Julie (the name on her birth certificate) to get dangerously close to her biological father, a sinister archaeologist named Peter (Aidan Gillen). Molloy and Lawlor stage this unusual family reunion with pitch-black comedy and nail-biting suspense. ‘‘ Charismatic Harwood has the moves and voice to carry the showstoppers RUMOURS Will Jamie’s classmates accept his drag queen alter ego? Horgan) and a school bully (Samuel Bottomley). Thankfully, his mum (Sarah Lancashire) is supportive and local drag clobber seller Hugo Battersby (Richard E Grant) agrees to act as his mentor. The charismatic Harwood has the moves and the voice to carry the play’s showstoppers. But there are quieter, more reflective songs too and one original number written and sung by Holly Johnson. Here the film leaves the feelgood formula behind to deliver a refreshingly cinematic montage about the history of gay rights. The title song is my latest earworm but I suspect this sequence will be my most enduring memory. STALKER Ann Skelly as Rose, who sets out to track her birth mother 12 MIGHTY ORPHANS Cert 12A ★★★ In cinemas now We know pretty much where this true story is heading from the off. Archive footage takes us to the Great Depression of the 1930s, as Martin Sheen’s honeyed voiceover introduces us to The Mighty Mites, an American football team who defied the odds. This is an CROWDPLEASER Underdogs triumph in touching true story underdog sports movie. There will be triumph over adversity, seemingly insurmountable obstacles and a rousing finale. Luke Wilson plays saintly PE teacher and war hero Rusty Russell who uproots his English teacher wife Juanita (Vinessa Shaw) and two young daughters from their comfortable life in Texas to the dustbowl of Fort Worth to take a job in an impoverished school for orphans. Determined to motivate his unruly charges, he takes on far better resourced schools in the high-school football league. As he has just 12 players, he knows he and Sheen’s boozy assistant coach will have to rely on us-versus-them psychology and innovative tactics. Early successes turn the lads into national celebrities until rival schools resort to dirty tricks. It’s predictable but this rousing and unshowy crowdpleaser proves that the old formula still works. PARODY Karen Gillan heads up a brilliant cast in a terrible film GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE Cert 15 ★ In cinemas, NOW and Sky Cinema now If you haven’t seen an action movie since the mid 90s, prepare to be amazed by this hyper-stylised bloodbath. Sadly, I suspect every cinemagoer and Sky Cinema subscriber will recognise at least one of the far better movies this far-from-explosive film attempts to rip off. A fatally miscast Karen Gillan plays Sam, a charisma-free version of Uma Thurman’s Kill Bill assassin who does a Léon by breaking a contract to protect an innocent young girl (Chloe Coleman) in a heightened John Wick-style fantasy world of rule-based organised crime. After teaming up with her estranged killer mum (Lena Headey) and her Kingsman-esque secret society of gun-toting librarians (Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, Carla Gugino), Sam has to fight off a gang of goons sent by a Russian crime lord (Ralph Ineson) seeking revenge for the assassination of his son (John Wick again). Director Navot Papushado’s use of garish neon colours and consciously artificial sets is more likely to induce headaches than gasps of admiration. The dialogue is witless, the heroine is dull and, worst of all, the fights scenes are unconvincing. After nearly two hours, we get to the finale – a sub-Zack Snyder slow-motion gunfight ironically cut to a Dylan cover – and this shallow spectacle has tipped into self-parody.

DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 BOOKS 42 SAVED Bob with old pal Vic Reeves And Away… Bob Mortimer Simon & Schuster £20 There’s a compilation on YouTube of the “true or false” stories Bob Mortimer has told on BBC One comedy quiz Would I Lie To You? and it’s had over 13 million views – probably because it’s one of the funniest things you could hope to see. Bob’s exuberantly surreal true stories of his younger days give the impression of a popular chap enjoying mischief and mayhem with a gang of loyal friends but, as he explains in his fascinating and often poignant memoir, Vic Reeves rescued him from a life of crushing loneliness when Bob was 25. His father had died in a car accident when Bob was seven and, from that day on, his focus was on making his beloved mother happy. His schooldays were dogged by crippling shyness and his dreams were shattered as a teen when he was rejected by Middlesbrough FC. Join the Mirror Book club His university days were the loneliest of his life and he suffered from depression for five years. This is, of course, no misery memoir as Bob’s account of tough times is punctuated with comic escapades. But he comes across as such a genial, humble and good-natured man that his low self-esteem seems especially misplaced. Part two opens in 1988 with Bob living in a hostel for the homeless in London, working as a Legal Aid solicitor and feeling demoralised by the difficulty of making a difference to people in need. Then Alan, an old acquaintance from Middlesbrough, knocked on Bob’s door and invited him to watch a friend performing above a nearby pub. Bob reluctantly went along because it was the only social contact on his horizon. The show was Vic Reeves’ Big Night Out. Bob was bowled over. He and Vic were introduced after the show and Bob started going to see him perform regularly, drinking afterwards with Alan, Vic and their friends. When the show transferred to a larger venue, Vic asked Bob to come on stage to BOOK CLUB Our brand-new book of the month is The Weekend by charlotte Wood and we’re giving away 20 copies at facebook.com/groups/mirrorbookclub We’d love you to read it and tell us what you think… Jude, Wendy and Adele, all in their 70s, are lifelong friends of Sylvie, who recently died, and it falls to the trio to clear out her chaotic beachside home. But without Sylvie to pour oil on troubled waters, long-standing tensions and buried secrets bubble to the surface. facebook.com/groups/mirrorbookclub @MirrorBookClub DM1ST with ChARLOTTe heAThCOTe To order any of these books, please call the Express Bookshop on 020 3176 3832. Free UK p&p for orders over £20. Reluctant comedy hero present him with a cheque. From there, Bob slowly became more and more involved in performing and writing, and the show went from strength to strength before being commissioned by Channel 4 in 1990. Bob ditched the day job and embraced his new-found rock ’n’ roll status, hobnobbing with the likes of Jarvis Cocker and Liam Gallagher. He invited Groucho Club drinking buddies to appear on their most popular show Shooting Stars and went on to make a series of wellloved shows with Vic, from Catterick to House Of Fools. But he happily left the showbiz life behind after meeting his partner Lisa and becoming a father of two. Open heart surgery in 2015 was clearly a defining experience but survival gave Bob a new lease of life. Filming Gone Fishing with Paul Whitehouse, now into its fourth series, helped him find his own voice in front of the camera. He ends by pleading with readers to take “a quiet one” under their wing and encourage them to shine. We owe Vic a debt of gratitude for leading the inimitable Bob Mortimer into the spotlight. BY cHARLOTTE HEATHcOTE PODCASTS Mum’s The Word When DJ Ashley James found out she was pregnant, she vowed not to follow in the footsteps of other celeb parents and start a blog or podcast. Yet when her son Alfie was born six months ago, she was overwhelmed by the support she received from fellow parents. So her new podcast explores what it is like to be a mum and she has no-holds-barred discussions with guests. In the first episode, Ashley tells influencer Roxie Nafousi how she never thought of herself as maternal until she had Alfie, and explains how she navigated the shift in her identity. Daughters Of War Dinah Jefferies HarperCollins, £8.99 It’s 1944 and in a Dordogne village three sisters are living under Nazi occupation. Nurse Hélène sees it as her duty to care for her sisters – headstrong Elise who has joined the Resistance and dreamer Florence who longs for everything to return to how it was before the war. But one night the sisters’ quiet lives are turned upside down when Allied fighters knock on their door in dire need of help and they all find themselves in deadly peril. Dinah Jefferies, author of bestselling The Tea Planter’s Wife, is a wonderful writer and her story of wartime bravery is a joy to read, full of evocative descriptions of life in rural France. Apples Never fall Liane Moriarty Michael Joseph, £20 Ace tennis players Joy and Stan have been married for nearly 50 years but, when Joy vanishes after sending baffling text messages to her four children, police suspect the worst. Even more suspiciously, Stan’s face is covered in scratches and he refuses to discuss the blazing row he had with his wife before she disappeared. As the Delaney offspring struggle to make sense of their parents’ relationship, they wonder if they really knew them at all. Moriarty is the bestselling author of Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers which have both been turned into successful TV series. Not surprisingly, TV rights have already been snapped up for this compelling domestic drama. with No Time To Die: The Official James Bond Podcast After repeated delays due to the pandemic, the new film in the James Bond franchise will finally come to cinemas this month. And to mark the occasion, this six-part podcast series takes listeners behind the scenes of one of the world’s most famous movie series. Listen in to interviews with Daniel Craig, who speaks about taking on the role for the fifth time, and hear from co-stars Rami Malek and Naomie Harris. Billie Eilish and composer Hans Zimmer also discuss the new theme song and soundtrack. NEW fIcTION freckles Cecelia Ahern HarperCollins, £16.99 eLIZABeTh ARCheR Allegra, known to her friends as Freckles, works as a parking warden, poses nude for money and sometimes sleeps with strangers. But she starts to reconsider her life after she slaps a parking ticket on a Ferrari and the car’s furious owner tells her that everyone is the average of the five people they spend the most time with. Apart from her dad, Allegra has no one she can count on – her mother left when she was a baby and her ex-boyfriend has gone off with her best friend – so she resolves to find a new set of five people to share her life with. Cecelia Ahern never follows the crowd and her latest novel is a delight – funny, thought provoking and original. frontline Dr Hilary Jones Welbeck, £18.99 Hilary Jones is Good Morning Britain’s resident doctor so it’s no surprise that his debut novel is awash with fascinating medical detail. A sweeping historical drama set during the First World War, it’s the story of two idealistic teenagers who join the war effort in 1914 and eventually fall in love. Grace, spirited daughter of an aristocrat, works as a nurse at a French field hospital while dockworker’s son Will serves as a stretcher bearer on the frontline and has ambitions to become a doctor. Squeamish readers might baulk at graphic descriptions of childbirth, battlefield surgery and the brutality of war but this is an enthralling tale and Jones’ medical expertise never gets in the way of the action. BY EMMA LEE-POTTER It’s The Economy Ever wondered what the national debt is and how it affects us? In this new eight-week series, presenter Nicola Walton explains complex economic ideas in just 15 minutes. So, in the time it takes to have a coffee break, listeners can gain an insight into how bad inflation can get, or why the gender pay gap is bad for the economy. In the first episode, former head of the civil service Gus O’Donnell explains why a country having a high GDP doesn’t always mean people are living well – and how prostitution and illegal drugs play a role in official calculations.

DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 43 Music with GARRY BUSHeLL ALBuM ReLeAses Creative peak shows there’s life after Mac ProPerty Wanted WE BUY HOUSES 4 CASHKPMPROPERTIES TEXT: ‘SELL’ TO 60060 FOR A CALL BACK! VISIT: KPMproperties.co.uk CALL FREE & Lines Open 24hrs & 7 days per week: 0800 088 7522 All calls dealt with in a confidential & friendly manner! LIVE IN YOUR PROPERTY RENT FREE! STOP REPOSSESSIONS & BAILIFFS IMMEDIATE CASH DEPOSIT PAID END OF MORTGAGE TERM EXPERTS HASSLE FREE SERVICE RELEASE EQUITY OR DOWNSIZING INSTANT CASH OFFER PROBATE AND DECEASED ESTATE NO FEES & LEGAL COSTS PAID UK's favourite homebuyers since 1985 ANY AREA . ANY CONDITION . ANY SITUATION SERVICE WITH 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE Lindsey Buckingham Lindsey Buckingham They were the world’s biggest band but Fleetwood Mac were also a spell-binding soft rock soap opera. Scandalous affairs were their trademark, usually with each other. Three years ago, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey’s ex, gave her bandmates an ultimatum: “Either he goes or I do”. Or, as Peggy Mitchell might have put it, “Get aht of my band!” The result was Mac-xit. Lindsey – who wrote Tusk, Big Love and Go Your Own Way – was sacked. It got worse. The guitarist/ singer suffered a major heart attack, lost his voice and wife Kristen filed for divorce. Buckingham says this new solo album, his first for 10 years, was mostly written before all that, which must put him on a par with Mystic Meg. It’s prophetic! On The Wrong Side is sunny, radio-friendly West Coast power-pop about finding his path away from the Fleetwood Mac circus. The driving Swan Song channels his frustrations with the band’s aversion to recording, asking, “Has the queen [Stevie?] lost her sight?” Dreamy but defiant I Don’t Mind tackles love’s ups and downs, while infectious opening track Scream is an honest celebration of married love, where joy and pain must co-exist, he says. Recorded in Lindsey’s home studio, these 10 tracks show he’s lost none of his songwriting knack. The melancholy Santa Rosa, inspired by Kristen trying to move the family onto a rural horse ranch, comes with an immense chorus, as does the addictive toe-tapper Power Down. Blind Love is 60s-inspired with a touch of the Beach Boys and he covers the plaintive haunting 60s folk classic Time. Ah time, where does it go? Lindsey Buckingham is nearly 72, an age when most rockers are content with churning out their greatest hits. But this, and his 2017 album with Christine McVie, show he’s hit a new creative peak. Last year the most popular holiday destinations were Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Spain, Portugal and Turkey. * *TGI 2015 Q4 release, Daily Mirror print readers, base: people who went on holiday/short break in the last 12 months The Vaccines Back In The City Of Love Who could be anti these Vaccines? They’re smart, inventive and fun: ‘When I exercise my demons, I just take them to the gym,’ sings Justin Young on the title track. The Londoners foresee a dystopian future when emotions are artificially dispensed. Nods to video games and spaghetti westerns cement the danceable indie joy. The Ronnie Wood Band Mr Luck – A Tribute To Jimmy Reed Woody pays his respects to Mississippi blues pioneer Jimmy Reed – a massive influence on the Rolling Stones – with the second of his live album trilogy. It’s pure blues played with obvious love. The band include ex-Stone Mick Taylor with guests Bobby Womack, Mick Hucknall and Paul Weller. Metallica The Black Album The one with Enter Sandman. The one that took the one-time thrash metal band to new heights, selling 16 million copies in the States alone. Here, they opted for simpler songs, occasional subtlety, and even soaring harmonies on Nothing Else Matters. This 30th anniversary re-release has lost none of its power. Still remarkable. The 3 most important things for Mirror readers when on holiday are feeling relaxed and stress-free, sunny weather and sandy beach. ** **Mouthpiece panel survey, Travel and cruises 2015

Facebook “f” Logo CMYK / .eps Facebook “f” Logo CMYK / .eps DM1ST 44 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 YOUR VOICE Edited by FIONA PARKER TV TOPICs YES 28% Yes. Happy days! Mine will get this one, too. gemma123 No, I personally think there’s no need for any healthy person below the age of 18 to have a vaccine. ztilly WIN £5 ■It ■ was great to see Greg Davies, left, back on the BBC in his new Friday night sitcom, The Cleaner. Davies plays Paul ‘Wicky’ Wickstead who cleans up blood from murder scenes and untimely deaths with hilarious consequences. Also, the star-quality supporting cast of Helena Bonham Carter, David Mitchell and Stephanie Cole bring plenty of laughs. Gary Tutton, Welwyn Garden City, Herts ■Endeavour ■ makes a welcome return charting the story of young Inspector Morse. Shaun Evans is excellent as the title character and Roger Allam is equally impressive as his mentor Fred Thursday. It is 1971 now, a new decade with new challenges and social change, but crime continues and Endeavour must put aside his personal problems to cope with the cases that come his way. M Dunlop, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear Registered Charity No. 1020419 Tomorrow marks the 15th anniversary of Clifford Bell’s disappearance from Burnt Oak, North West London. Clifford was 42 when he went missing on September 18, 2006. Our thoughts are with his loved ones. If you think you can help the search, please call Missing People. Clifford, we’d love to hear from you. Call. Text. Free. Confidential. 116 000. The BIG QUesTION Every day we’ll be asking your opinion on one of Britain’s big talking points. You can have your say and vote at mirror.co.uk Covid vaccines could be rolled out to babies as young as six months old in the US under new plans from one of the pharmaceutical giants. Should babies in the UK be vaccinated for Covid? NO 72% No. No way. I’m absolutely not a fan of this idea at all. andyman64 No. Let’s just see what the results from the trials say before we all jump to conclusions. batdan1989 Yes. As a baby in 1947, we were immunised against lots of things. Are you saying my parents were irresponsible? dormonlong kid No. I don’t see why they should. odddog1 To have your say, go to mirror.co.uk Doors still hang off the Cabinet ■ So the new Education Secretary is the multi-millionaire Nadhim Zahawi. He was the man who once said poor parents would “actually prefer” to pay a “modest sum” for their kids’ school meals. Does he not realise that some families cannot even afford to put a meal on the table at home, so what chance have they got of paying £1 or £2 for a school meal? We need to have ministers in charge who live in the real world and understand the struggles that people go through on a daily basis, but sadly nothing changes. I’m afraid this reshuffle is yet again just Boris giving jobs to his mates without caring about who would do the best job. Carl Martinez, Newcastle ■ Gavin Williamson had to go from education. It was absolutely right that he went in the reshuffle. It should have been done a lot sooner, but as is always the case with this government, everything is done too late. And it’s no surprise that Boris Johnson’s mate Michael Gove has been handed a job at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Matt Richardson Scunthorpe, North Lincs ■ How stupid do the Government think we are? Boris Johnson decides that now is the right time to carry out a big reshuffle. It just so happens that the announcements are made on the day there’s a vote in the House of Commons on the £20-aweek cut to Universal The BIG IssUe Boris Johnson has carried out a sweeping reshuffle of his Cabinet and ministerial posts – and the long-awaited overhaul of his top team saw under-fire Education Secretary Gavin Williamson sacked and replaced with Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was shunted to the Ministry of Justice and he was replaced by Liz Truss. You say….. Credit for six million people! Now there’s a coincidence. Richard Swift Tunbridge Wells, Kent ■ It beggars belief that Dominic Raab held on for as long as he did. But why give him the title of Deputy Prime Minister? Raab should have been sacked after he stayed on holiday while Kabul fell to the Taliban. He was living it up on the beach while we saw awful scenes on the TV about what was happening in Afghanistan. Did he not know the situation there was bad before he jetted off on his hols? David Bond, Portsmouth ■ Gaffe-prone Gavin Williamson was bound to be shown the door in the reshuffle. The chaos he caused as Education Secretary can never be undone. The education of so many children was thwarted during lockdown and his ineptitude caused misery across the profession. Philip Jameson, Mansfield, Notts ■ Boris Johnson had to carry out a reshuffle before we head into the winter when there is a real threat that Covid restrictions could be imposed again. He needs the public behind him if things get worse. But is moving around his cronies really helping matters? From what I can tell, he hasn’t really put anyone in charge that has much public support. He needed to send out a clear message that government knows what it is doing. From where I’m sitting, it doesn’t look like it. Paul Grattan, Wolverhampton ■ The reshuffle announced by Boris Johnson has been done, not because the ministers were poor at their respective jobs, but rather to allow some new faces at the trough. This country needs honesty and competency to pull us out of this Brexit and Covid mess. But I can’t see that happening with this government! John Fellows, Blyth Northumberland Britney’s Lucky in love Congratulations to Britney Spears on her engagement to partner Sam. It’s lovely to see her looking so happy and well. Sam has been a constant in her life for five years and he seems to have put a big smile on her face. Hopefully now that her dad Jamie has filed to end the conservatorship controlling her life and career, she can now move on and live the life she wants to live. You deserve it Britney! Harriet Reynolds Carlisle I’m happy for royals to rule ■ ■ There are still people talking about abolishing the Royal Family once the Queen dies (Your Voice, September 14). I wonder who they would replace them with? It fills me with dread to think of a Trump, Putin or Johnson type. Many of my friends agree that William and Kate would make an excellent couple to represent this country. I know several members of the Royal Family have lost the public’s respect but we all have skeletons in the closet. D Hughesdon, South London ■ ■ I’m glad the British Medical Association has seen sense and abandoned a 15-year opposition to assisted dying. This is a big step forwards in allowing doctors to stop the suffering of those dying and prolonging methods that only add to their distress. I hope the Government will legislate to make euthanasia legal, giving medics the option of facilitating a patient’s death without fear of being prosecuted. Jenny Pain, Chatham, Kent Tweet of the day Comedian Jason Manford is looking for inspiration from his sick bed... @JasonManford – Recovering from a shoulder operation today, so having a day in bed. What films/telly shows are you watching & recommend? I spent yesterday watching The Tomorrow War, The Imitation Game, Bob’s Burgers & Married at First Sight! It was a mixed bag! ■ ■ The complacency displayed over Covid by nearly all Tory MPs in choosing not to wear face masks in Parliament and at a recent packed Cabinet meeting is appalling. The Chair of the BMA recently said they should “lead by example”. Their talk of a plan B is like shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted. Masks should never have been made voluntary on ‘Freedom Day’. Mark Iles, Newark Nottinghamshire Pub quiz answers How many of our daily pub quiz brainteasers did you manage to get right? 1. Northern Lights 2. Martin Clunes 3. Michael Collins 4. Basil 5. Blue email yourvoice@mirror.co.uk facebook.com/dailymirror @dailymirror @FionaParker66 text us at DMMAILBOX followed by your comments to 61011 Texts cost 25p + 1 standard network rate message. SP Mi Telecom Ltd. 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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 45 TODAY’S Tv with SARA wALLIS EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm Rhona tries to talk to Marlon, but he’s fuming after the assault incident with Brenda – and then a police car arrives. April talks to the cop about the bullying. Bob is emotional at having to finally face his failings as a father. He tries to talk to Marlon but tensions soon run high. And Moira tries to convince Matty that compensation is the way forward, but Cain isn’t convinced as Chas doesn’t have the money. Pick of the day Superstar trio left in HuNGRY FOR A WIN Finalists Kadeena and Megan the mix JEALOuS Tyrone’s angry when Phill drops his car in CORONATION STREET ITV, 7.30pm and 8.30pm Alya is stressed when the food delivery is late. As Elaine tries to placate the diners, Alya tries to solve the problem. But things get worse when a customer points at a tarantula crawling across a table. When Phill drops his car off at the garage, a jealous Tyrone searches it, hoping to find something to discredit him. And as the row over Norris’s funeral escalates, Mary announces she’s stepping down so Freda can sort out the whole business herself. EASTENDERS BBC1, 8pm Ruby is waiting for the results of her pregnancy test – she checks it and wells up. Later, Martin confronts her about why she has been lying to him. Will Ruby come clean that she sent Stacey down? Tiffany takes the opportunity of being LOW bLOW Dotty in pain boxing partners with Dotty to punch her in the stomach, then a proper fight breaks out between them. And Rainie is agitated as she and Stuart wait for Bernie to go to a scan. Something is up. In the Daily Mirror Saturday 18 SEPTEMBER 2021 LET’S DANCE Prepare for sequins, spray tans and salsas as TESS DALY and CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN return for the new series of Strictly All the new shows, soap news and 7-day listings More TV and film news online at mirror.co.uk/tv CELEbRITY MASTERCHEF BBC1, 9pm FROM the madness of Su Pollard’s creations to Joe Swash’s total chaos in the kitchen and Katie Price nearly flipping her food on to the ceiling, this has been a delicious series of celebrity mishaps. It’s all got serious now, however, as only three remain in the grand final, SEX EDuCATION Netflix The opening scenes of this third, long-awaited season get straight down to business. It’s a hilarious montage of sexual encounters, all set to The Rubinoos’ I Think We’re Alone Now. This comedy drama has become a cult hit, beginning with a focus on teenager Otis (Asa Butterfield), who is mostly mortified that his mother Dr Jean Milburn (a glorious Gillian Anderson) is an extremely candid sex therapist. The show has now morphed into more of an ensemble piece, which so larking about has been replaced by focus and fancy food. After a week that has included elevating the humble pie, impressing a Chef ’s Table hosted by Tom Kerridge and putting their all into a personal dish, the cream of the crop are left. Joe Swash, Kadeena Cox and Megan McKenna have knocked out the competition and are all vying for the crown. Only one challenge stands buSTED Otis is out of the sex clinic business follows the teens at Moordale Secondary School as they navigate the transition to adulthood. The school is still reeling from last year’s chlamydia outbreak and the discovery – and shutting down – of Otis and his friend Maeve’s on-campus sex clinic. As a result, another student has taken it upon himself to run his own clinic, despite knowing nothing. Meanwhile, a pregnant Jean must summon up the courage to tell the father – plus she has a new sex manual to promote. This series is refreshingly frank and funny. in their way. They have two hours to cook and present a faultless three-course meal for final judgment by John Torode and Gregg Wallace. And all of them have the eye of the tiger. “It is time to show everyone I’m the real deal,” says Megan, while Kadeena says she’s “ready and focused”. Joe says he’s going for the treble – jungle champion, ice skating champion, MasterChef champion. THE MORNING SHOW Apple TV+ Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon return for season two of this hit US drama, which tackles workplace power dynamics. Picking up after the explosive events of the season one finale, which saw the co-anchors on The Morning Show tell some hard truths about the toxic, misogynistic culture at the UBA network as it tries to emerge from the wreckage. A flashforward reveals that Bradley (Witherspoon) is now co-anchor with NEWS CREW Hasan Minhaj and Reese Witherspoon TASTING VICTORY? Joe Swash gets cooking Megan, wearing her lucky socks, begins work on scallops, duck and a lemon tart. Joe is making an onion and tomato tart, coq au vin and a strawberry meringue dessert. Kadeena works on a seafood starter, with Caribbean goat curry pies and a choux pastry pud. But it’s going to all come down to John and Gregg’s taste buds in the end... new guy Eric, while Alex (Aniston) is holed up in a secluded lodge in Maine writing her memoir. Most of the action takes place as the team prepares for the New Year’s Eve live from Times Square special, with the network in flux and everyone gearing up for a promising 2020. But there is a pandemic around the corner that will bring the world to a standstill. A stellar co-cast includes Hasan Minhaj, Billy Crudup, Steve Carell and Julianna Margulies as a news anchor. And bad news for binge watchers – episodes will drop weekly.

46 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 All programmes Today’s are listed in British TV Summer Time previews (BST). are Apart on from in the Portugal, previous programmes are one hour page later than listed film ratings ★★★★★ Brilliant ★★★★ Very Good ★★★ Good ★★ Average ★ Bad (R) Repeat DM1ST BBC One BBC Two ITV Channel 4 Channel 5 6.00am Breakfast News headlines. 9.15 Morning Live Magazine. 10.00 Crimewatch Live 10.45 Close Calls: On Camera 11.15 Homes Under the Hammer The development of properties in Kent, Nottinghamshire and west London. (R) 12.15pm Bargain Hunt 1.00 BBC News at One; Weather 1.30 Regional News; Weather 1.45 Unbeatable Quiz show. 2.30 The Repair Shop An antique skeleton clock, a giant teddy bear and a transistor radio are restored by the experts. 3.00 Escape to the Country Ginny Buckley helps a former army couple find a new home in Devon. (R) 3.45 Garden Rescue A Pontypridd couple seek a space in which they can enjoy the wildlife. 4.30 Antiques Road Trip James Braxton and Irita Marriott head to the final auction. 5.15 Pointless Quiz show. 6.00 BBC News at Six; Weather 6.30 Regional News; Weather 6.15am Homes Under the Hammer The development of houses in in Derby and South and West Yorkshire. (R) 7.15 Garden Rescue (R) 8.00 Sign Zone: The House That £100K Built (R) 9.00 BBC News at 9 10.00 BBC News 12.15pm Politics UK 1.00 Eggheads (R) 1.30 Make Me a Dealer (R) 2.15 The Big Painting Challenge The artists visit the National Portrait Gallery. (R) 3.15 The Hairy Bikers’ Bakeation Si King and Dave Myers seek out the best baking in Europe, beginning in Norway. (R) 4.15 Madagascar, Lemurs and Spies: Natural World (R) 5.15 Flog It! Interesting finds. (R) 6.00 Richard Osman’s House of Games Kaye Adams, Mark Chapman, Philip Glenister and Thanyia Moore compete. 6.30 Take a Hike B&B owner Colin hosts the last Devon hike on a trail from Greenway to Dartmouth. 6.00am Good Morning Britain 9.00 Lorraine Entertainment news. 10.00 This Morning Daily magazine, featuring a mix of celebrity chat, showbusiness news, lifestyle features, topical discussion, health and beauty advice and more. 12.30pm Loose Women Celebrity interviews and topical debate with the panel. 1.30 ITV News; Weather 1.55 Regional News; Weather 2.00 Judge Rinder Derek is in court to claim an outstanding severance fee. 3.00 Tenable A family team takes on the Tenable Tower. (R) 3.59 Regional Weather 4.00 Tipping Point Quiz show, hosted by Ben Shephard. 5.00 The Chase Bradley Walsh presents as Julie, Dhiren, Emma and Christopher answer general knowledge questions and work as a team to take on one of the Chasers and secure a cash prize. 6.00 Regional News; Weather 6.30 ITV Evening News; Weather 6.00am Countdown (R) 6.40 Cheers Double bill. (R) 7.40 The King of Queens (R) 9.05 Frasier Triple bill. (R) 10.30 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA (R) 11.25 Channel 4 News Summary 11.30 Find It, Fix It, Flog It (R) 12.30pm Steph’s Packed Lunch Steph McGovern presents the weekday magazine. 2.10 Countdown With Pam Ayres in Dictionary Corner. 3.00 A Place in the Sun A couple seek a holiday home in southern Tenerife. 4.00 The Great House Giveaway A couple team up with a stranger to buy a house in Porthmadog, north Wales. (R) 5.00 Four in a Bed The B&Bers meet up to air their grievances. 5.30 Come Dine with Me 6.00 The Simpsons With the guest voice of Sacha Baron Cohen. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks The village residents try to come to terms with the consequences of yesterday’s events. (R) 6.00am Milkshake! Children’s TV. 9.15 Jeremy Vine Discussion. 11.15 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door Disputes between people whose houses border each other. (R) 12.15pm 5 News at Lunchtime 12.20 Traffic Cops (R) 1.15 Home and Away (R) 1.45 Neighbours 2.15 FILM Killer in Red (2018, PG) Personal stylist Kat develops a connection with new client Christa, but when her admiration turns into obsession, Christa grows suspicious. Thriller, starring Tammin Sursok. ★★★ 4.00 Bargain Brits in the Sun Two expats buy the bar they discovered on their honeymoon 21 years earlier. (R) 5.00 5 News at 5 Headlines. 5.30 Neighbours Evelyn seems disinterested in Sheila’s attempts to make amends. (R) 6.00 Home and Away Mackenzie learns that Tane and Ziggy’s relationship has ended. (R) 6.30 5 News Tonight Headlines. 7 8 9 10 11 12 midnight 7.00 The One Show Live chat and topical reports, with Ronan Keating and Rylan Clark-Neal. 7.30 Question of Sport With Amy Williams, Leon Osman, Anna Hopkin and Anton Du Beke. Light-hearted quiz, hosted by Paddy McGuinness. 8.00 EastEnders Martin confronts Ruby to ask why she has been lying to him, while Dotty and Tiffany come to blows. 8.30 Would I Lie to You? With Johnny Vegas, Alex Jones, Martin Lewis and Anna Maxwell-Martin. (R) 9.00 Celebrity MasterChef The three remaining contenders compete in the final, tasked to cook and present a threecourse meal for judgement by John Torode and Gregg Wallace. Last in the series. 9.30 The Cleaner Wicky tries to help a pompous novelist with two problems – his grandmother has just died in his living room and he has writer’s block. Comedy, written by and starring Greg Davies, with guest star David Mitchell. 10.00 BBC News at Ten 10.25 Regional News; Weather 10.35 Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit A stand-up performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, with the comedian sharing tales from more than 20 years as an entertainer. 11.35 FILM The Graduate (1967, 12) A naive college graduate is seduced by a middle-aged woman, only to fall in love with her daughter. Comedy drama, starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross. ★★★★★ 1.20am Weather for the Week Ahead 1.25-6.00am BBC News 7.00 MOTDx Football discussion. 7.30 Remarkable Places to Eat Nisha Katona takes Fred Sirieix to San Sebastian for a meal at one of the world’s top restaurants and to visit a tiny sports bar to learn the secrets of the perfect tortilla. (R) 8.30 Gardeners’ World Toby Buckland gives tips on maintenance for borders, and singer-songwriter Billie Marten shares her passion for growing vegetables. Adam Frost reports from his garden with a seasonal catch-up. 9.30 The North Water Sumner’s adventure turns into a nightmare when one of the crew is murdered and he can’t escape a feeling that Henry Drax is the culprit. Meanwhile, Drax has a daring opportunity to escape, but must convince Cavendish to help him. Mystery, starring Colin Farrell, Jack O’Connell, Stephen Graham, Sam Spruell and Gary Lamont. 10.30 Newsnight The day’s important national and international news stories. Presented by Kirsty Wark. 11.05 Fever Pitch: The Rise of the Premier League A look at the title race between Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United in the 1994-95 season, assessing the impact of Eric Cantona’s ban for attacking a Crystal Palace supporter. (R) 12.05am FILM Life on the Line (2015, 15) The head of a power line team is sent in to fix the grid just as a huge storm hits Texas. Action thriller, starring John Travolta and Kate Bosworth. ★★★ 1.35 Sign Zone: Dirty Secrets of the Cigarette Business: Panorama (R) 2.05-6.35am This Is BBC Two 7.00 Emmerdale Bob is emotional, and Marlon is furious. 7.30 Coronation Street Alya experiences a trying day at work, Tyrone hunts for a way to discredit Phill, and Max’s poor performance at school gives cause for concern. 8.00 Simply Raymond Blanc The chef shares his love of new produce from the gardens and explains why seasonality is important and why everyone should embrace it. 8.30 Coronation Street Alya turns to Zeedan for help. 9.00 Grantchester Will and Geordie are drawn into the world of local politics when the apparent suicide of Councillor Derek McArthur prompts an election, but his widow is convinced he was murdered. Drama, with Robson Green. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather 10.30 Regional News; Weather 10.45 FILM Rocky (1976, 12) Philadelphia brawler Rocky Balboa gets a shot at the world heavyweight title when current champion Apollo Creed decides to give an unknown boxer a chance in celebration of America’s bicentennial. Oscar-winning drama, starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Joe Spinell and Joe Frazier. ★★★★ 12.50am Home Shopping 3.00 FYI Extra 3.15 Martin & Roman’s Weekend Best! Alex Horne, Danny O’Donaghue and Susan Cookman join Martin and Roman Kemp for more celebrity chat, music and comedy, as well as games and light-hearted challenges. (R) 4.05-6.00am ITV Nightscreen 7.00 Channel 4 News The latest headlines, in-depth interviews and analysis of political developments and current affairs. Plus, the day’s leading sports stories and up-to-theminute weather reports. 8.00 Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer meet Carly and Phil in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, who are unsure whether they should renovate their current home or move into another. (R) 9.00 NEW Gogglebox The armchair critics share their opinions on s on what they have been watching. Shows including Vigil, Ready to Mingle, Beat the Chasers, Help, Antiques Roadshow and Take a Hike are appraised. 10.00 Highlife Docu-ality series following the lives of aspirational, ambitious, successful British Nigerians and Ghanaians Toni, Kamille, Tomi, Chiefer, Bernicia, Cuppy, Kiddwaya and Irene. 11.05 FILM The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016, 12) Two warriors try to conceal their forbidden love as they fight to survive the intentions of the ice Queen Freya and her sister Ravenna. Adventure, starring Chris Hemsworth and Emily Blunt. ★★★ 1.10am Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA. Problems at Cafe Kingston in California. (R) 2.00 Celebrity Undercover Boss USA. Chef Marcus Samuelsson goes undercover to find America’s next great chef. (R) 2.50 Come Dine with Me (R) 5.05-6.00am Location, Location, Location (R) 7.00 Secret Scotland with Susan Calman The comedian traverses the North Coast 500, a 500-mile trip around the northernmost parts of Britain. Beginning in Golspie, Susan travels round the coast to Dunrobin Castle. (R) 8.00 NEW The Cotswolds with Pam Ayres The poet sets off on a journey that takes in parts of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire, beginning in the village of Bourton-on-the-Water. 9.00 NEW Lighthouses: Building the Impossible Rob Bell heads nine miles out into the English Channel to discover why building the world’s first rock lighthouse was such a monumental engineering achievement. 10.00 Greatest Hits of the 80s The stories behind six songs from the decade, examining Careless Whisper, Vienna, Do You Really Want to Hurt Me, Smooth Operator, 1999 and Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This). (R) 11.25 Swayze: The Demons & the Dance A profile of the actor, who shot to fame in 1987 with his lead role in box-office hit Dirty Dancing and went on to star in films including Ghost and Point Break. (R) 12.50am Entertainment News on 5 1.00 The 21.co.uk Live Casino Show 3.00 Entertainment News on 5 3.05 Secrets of Tutankhamun’s Treasures (R) 3.55 The Funny Thing About Love and Sex (R) 4.45 Wildlife SOS (R) 5.10 House Doctor (R) 5.35-5.50am Thomas & Friends (R)

mirror.co.uk Freeview 6 Freeview 27 ITV2 ITVBe 6.00am Love Bites 6.55 Ellen’s Game of Games 8.00 Emmerdale 9.00 Coronation Street 10.00 Dress to Impress 11.00 Love Bites 12.00noon Emmerdale 1.00 Coronation Street 2.00 Supermarket Sweep 3.00 Dress to Impress 4.00 Love Bites. Kyle from Newcastle hopes that his love of good food will help him pick his perfect date. 5.00 You’ve Been Framed! Unchained! 6.00 Catchphrase Celebrity Special 7.00 Superstore Double bill. 8.00 Bob’s Burgers Double bill. 9.00 Ready to Mingle The partners cause havoc as they take over for the day, while a new man arrives in an attempt to break up the love triangle. Katherine Ryan hosts. 10.00 Family Guy Animated comedy. 11.25 American Dad! Double bill. 12.25am Bob’s Burgers 1.20 Superstore 2.10 The Emily Atack Show 2.45 Totally Bonkers Guinness World Records 3.15 FYI Extra 3.30-6.00am Teleshopping Dave E4 Freeview 19 6.00am Teleshopping 7.10 Modern Wheels or Classic Steals 8.00 Ultimate Movers 9.00 Storage Hunters UK 10.00 American Pickers 12.00noon Top Gear 2.00 Cop Car Workshop 3.00 Top Gear 5.00 Rick Stein’s Road to Mexico 6.00 QI XL Extended edition. 7.00 Richard Osman’s House of Games With Beattie Edmondson, Amol Rajan, Gaby Roslin and Hugh Dennis. 7.40 Would I Lie to You? At Christmas 8.20 QI With Jeremy Clarkson, Sandi Toksvig and Danny Baker. 9.00 QI XL Extended edition. With Chris Addison, Sara Cox and Sue Perkins. 10.00 Mock the Week Topical comedy. 10.40 Would I Lie to You? Panel show. 11.20 Taskmaster Comedy challenges. 12.20am Have I Got a Bit More News for You. Satirical quiz. 1.20 Would I Lie to You? At Christmas 2.00 QI 2.30 Insert Name Here 3.15 Room 101 4.00-6.00am Teleshopping 6.00am Hollyoaks 7.00 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA 8.00 Melissa & Joey 9.00 How I Met Your Mother 10.00 The Big Bang Theory 11.00 The Goldbergs 12.00noon Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.00 The Big Bang Theory. Four episodes. 3.00 Mike & Molly 4.00 Brooklyn Nine-Nine 4.30 Married at First Sight UK 5.30 The Big Bang Theory 6.00 The Big Bang Theory Double bill. 7.00 Hollyoaks Sylver is finally home. 7.30 Young Sheldon Sitcom spin-off. 8.00 The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer Jeremy Paxman, Joe Wilkinson, Sally Lindsay and Georgia Toffolo take part. 9.00 FILM Red (2010, 12) Action thriller, starring Bruce Willis. ★★★ 11.10 Naked Attraction 12.15am Naked Attraction 1.20 Gogglebox 2.25 First Dates 3.20 The Big Bang Theory 3.45 Brooklyn Nine-Nine 4.10-5.00am The Goldbergs WALES As BBC1 except: 12.15-1.00pm BBC Wales Today Coronavirus Update 1.30-1.45 BBC Wales Today; Weather 3.00-3.45 Bargain Hunt 6.30-7.00 BBC Wales Today; Weather 10.25-10.30pm BBC Wales Today; Weather WALES As BBC2 except: 7.00pm LIVE Match of the Day Wales: Women’s World Cup Qualifier. Wales v Kazakhstan (kick-off 7.15pm). 9.20-9.30 Coast 11.05 MOTDx. Football discussion presented by Jermaine Jenas. 11.35pm-12.05am Question of Sport MERIDIAN As ITV except: 1.55-2.00pm ITV News Meridian 6.00-6.30 ITV News Meridian 10.30-10.45pm ITV News Meridian CENTRAL As ITV except: 1.55-2.00pm ITV News Central 6.00-6.30 ITV News Central 10.30-10.45pm ITV News Central ITV WALES As ITV except: 1.55-2.00pm ITV News Cymru Wales; Weather 10.30- 10.45pm ITV News Cymru Wales; Weather WEST As ITV except: 1.55-2.00pm ITV News West Country; Weather 6.00-6.30 ITV News West Country. Headlines; Weather 10.30- 10.45pm ITV News West Country; Weather Variations & S4C 7.00am Olivia Meets Her Match 8.00 Buying and Selling 9.00 LittleBe 12.00noon Unboxed 12.30 The Real Housewives of Potomac 1.30 The Real Housewives of Cheshire 2.30 The Only Way Is Essex 3.10 Million Dollar Listing: LA 4.05 The Real Housewives of New Jersey 5.00 The Real Housewives of New York City. The chaos in Cancun continues as Luann confronts Dorinda. 6.00 Masters of Flip Dave and Kortney Wilson fix up a run-down property. 7.00 Buying and Selling Cristal and Scott need a bigger home, so Drew and Jonathan put together a plan. 8.00 Dinner Date Amy from London casts her eye over menus prepared by five potential sweethearts. 9.00 Botched Double bill. 11.00 Love Island USA 11.55 The Only Way Is Essex 12.45am FYI Extra. Entertainment news. 1.00-7.00am Teleshopping Drama More4 Freeview 20 6.00am Teleshopping 7.25 Doctor Finlay 8.25 The Bill 9.30 Classic Holby City 10.55 Classic Casualty 12.00noon The Bill 1.00 Classic EastEnders 2.20 Peak Practice 3.20 Bergerac 4.20 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet 5.15 Birds of a Feather 6.00 Bread Freddie receives his court date. 6.40 ’Allo ’Allo! Classic comedy. 7.20 Last of the Summer Wine A retired jewel thief regales the village with a series of fanciful tales. 8.00 Father Brown The priest is determined to find out why the body of a young man was taken from his graveyard. Fifties-set crime drama based on the stories by GK Chesterton, starring Mark Williams. 9.00 The Doctor Blake Mysteries The medic investigates a fire fighter’s death. 10.00 New Tricks Pilot episode of the crime drama, starring Amanda Redman. 12.00m’t Bad Girls 1.10 Waking the Dead 4.00-6.00am Teleshopping Freeview 13 Freeview 18 8.55am Food Unwrapped 9.15 A Place in the Sun 11.05 Escape to the Chateau: DIY 12.10pm Heir Hunters 1.10 Four in a Bed. Five episodes. 3.50 Find It, Fix It, Flog It 5.55 The Secret Life of the Zoo 6.55 Escape to the Chateau: DIY Erin and JB launch their chateau business by opening it up to the locals, while May holds her health and wellbeing retreat. 7.55 Grand Designs Kevin McCloud revisits Kelly and Masoko Neville, who built an oak-framed, straw-baled hexagonal house in 2005, and learns if they have found the idyllic life they craved. 9.00 24 Hours in A&E Double bill. The medics treat a doorman who was stabbed multiple times; the stories of patients who are facing adversity head-on. 11.05 Emergency Helicopter Medics Two motorcyclists need specialist care, as the medics try to save the life of Pete. 12.10am Father Ted 1.15 24 Hours in A&E 3.25-3.55am Father Ted ANGLIA As ITV except: 1.55-2.00pm ITV News Anglia 6.00-6.30 ITV News Anglia 10.30-10.45pm ITV News Anglia WESTCOUNTRY As ITV except: 1.55-2.00pm ITV News West Country; Weather 6.00-6.30 ITV News West Country; Weather 10.30- 10.45pm ITV News West Country; Weather S4C 6.00am Cyw 11.30 Olobobs 11.35 Guto Gwningen 11.50 Byd Tad-Cu 12.05pm Newyddion S4C a’r Tywydd 12.15 Datganiad Covid-19 1.00 Garejis 1.30 Bois y Rhondda 2.00 Newyddion S4C a’r Tywydd 2.05 Prynhawn Da 3.00 Newyddion S4C a’r Tywydd 3.05 Newid Hinsawdd, Newid Byd 4.00 Awr Fawr 5.00 Stwnsh 6.00 ’Sgota gyda Julian Lewis Jones. Fishing for large cod. 6.30 Sgwrs Dan y Lloer 6.57 Newyddion S4C 7.00 Heno. Magazine. 7.30 Newyddion S4C a’r Tywydd 8.00 Bwyd Epic Chris 8.25 Adre. With musician Robat Arwyn. 8.55 Newyddion S4C a’r Tywydd 9.00 Noson Lawen 2021. Shon Midway hosts an evening of entertainment with artists from Pembrokeshire. 10.00 Gwely a Brecwast Maggi Noggi 10.30-11.35pm Eisteddfod AmGen: Cwt Cerdd. Huw Foulkes presents the musicals. DM1ST BBC4 Freeview 9 7.00pm One-Hit Wonders at the BBC Compilation of hits by artists hardly heard from again, including Peter Sarstedt’s Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?, Trio’s smash Da Da Da, and Move Closer, by Phyllis Nelson. 8.00 TOTP: 1991 With De La Soul, Beverley Craven and the Shamen. 8.30 TOTP: 1991 With Level 42, Color Me Badd and Sophie Lawrence. 9.00 The Old Grey Whistle Test Story Jo Brand narrates a history of the popular music show. 9.40 The Old Grey Whistle Test: For One Night Only Veteran presenter ‘Whispering’ Bob Harris celebrates the long-running BBC music show with a three-hour special revisiting some of its finest moments. 12.45am TOTP: 1991 1.15 TOTP: 1991 1.45 One-Hit Wonders at the BBC 2.45-3.15am Motherland OK!ROYALCOLLECTOR’SEDITION THE QUEEN: A ROYAL YEAR LIKE NO OTHER SPECIAL HISTORIC ROYAL COLLECTOR’S EDITION THE QUEEN A ROYAL YEAR LIKE NO OTHER FIRST FOR ROYAL NEWS ON SALE NOW JUST ‘THE OUTPOURING OF LOVE FOR THE QUEEN HAS BEEN EXTRAORDINARY – KNOWING HOW MUCH PUBLIC SUPPORT SHE HAS MEANS EVERYTHING TO HER’ 5 USA 6.00am TJC 9.00 Murder, She Wrote 10.00 NCIS 11.55 Entertainment News on 5 12.00noon Law & Order 6.00 NCIS Triple bill. A petty officer is killed while competing in a swimsuit contest, raising fears she may have fallen victim to a jealous rival – or a stalker; an officer is found dead, and though the evidence initially suggests she committed suicide as a result of a nervous breakdown, Ducky suspects foul play; a murder suspect is killed. 9.00 FILM Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012, 12) Detective thriller, starring Tom Selleck. ★★★ 10.50 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Double bill of the crime drama. 12.50am Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1.50 Chicago PD 3.25 Criminals: Caught on Camera 3.55 Entertainment News on 5 4.00-6.00am Teleshopping AVAILABLEINSHOPSANDAT WWWOKCOUK/QUEENSPECIAL FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 47 Online purchase price excludes P&P. See website for details. Sky Arts Freeview 21 F’view 11 6.00am Hollywood in Vienna: A Night at the Oscars 8.00 Darbar Festival 2017 9.00 Tales of the Unexpected 10.00 Discovering: Gary Oldman 11.00 The Eighties 12.00noon Muriel Spark by Ian Rankin 1.00 Tales of the Unexpected 2.00 Discovering: Bruce Willis 3.00 Cold War & Cinema 4.00 Otis Redding: Music Icons 4.30 Video Killed the Radio Star 5.00 Tales of the Unexpected 6.00 Discovering: Michelle Pfeiffer 7.00 Isle of Wight Festival 2021 9.00 James at Isle of Wight 10.00 Tom Jones at Isle of Wight The singer’s set on the main stage. 11.00 Liam Gallagher at Isle of Wight 12.30am Primal Scream at Isle of Wight. The band’s set. 1.00 Classic Albums 2.00 Show Me the Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall 4.00 Thomas Hardy: Fate, Exclusion and Tragedy 5.00-6.00am The Eighties

48 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 Sport Sky Sports Main Event 6.00am Sky Sports News 7.00 Good Morning Sports Fans 7.30 Early Kick-Off 8.00 Good Morning Sports Fans 10.00 The Football Show 10.30 LIVE One-Day International Cricket Action from Pakistan v New Zealand. 6.30pm Sky Sports News 7.00 LIVE FNF Newcastle United v Leeds United. 10.45 My Icon 11.00 Live: NFL Fantasy 12.00m’t LIVE MLS Inter Miami CF v NY Red Bulls. 2.10 MLS. Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goals. 2.15 My Icon 2.30-6.00am Sky Sports News Sky Sports Cricket 6.00am T20 Blast 2019 Final 7.00 Women’s International One-Day Cricket 8.00 Best of the Women’s World T20 8.50 England Women 9.25 Women’s International One-Day Cricket 10.20 LIVE One-Day International Cricket Coverage of Pakistan v New Zealand. 6.30pm Best of T20 Blast Finals Day 6.45 Talking Cricket 7.15 T20 Blast 2019 Final Highlights 8.15 Best of T20 Blast Finals Day 8.30 One-Day International Cricket 9.30 Women’s International One-Day Cricket 10.30 One-Day International Cricket 11.30 Women’s International One-Day Cricket 12.30am Women’s International T20 Cricket 4.30 Talking Cricket 5.00-6.00am Best of The Women’s World T20 Sky Sports Football 6.00am EFL Greatest Games 6.45 SPFL Greatest Games 7.00 Football’s Greatest Players 7.30 Football Countdowns 8.00 Football Years 8.30 EFL Greatest Games 9.00 SPFL Greatest Games 9.30 Football’s Greatest Players 10.00 Football Countdowns 10.30 Football Years 11.00 EFL Play Off Final C’Ship 16/17 12.00noon EFL Greatest Games 12.45 SPFL Greatest Games 1.00 Football’s Greatest Players 1.30 Football Countdowns 2.00 Football Years 2.30 EFL Cup Final 12 3.30 EFL Greatest Games 4.15 SPFL Greatest Games 4.30 Football’s Greatest Players 5.00 MLS Round-Up Show 5.30 Scottish Premiership Round-Up 5.45 SPFL Highlights 6.00 Bundesliga Highlights Show 7.00 Bundesliga Weekly 7.30 EFL Highlights 10.30 Scottish Premiership Round-Up 10.45 SPFL Highlights 11.00 EFL Greatest Games 12.00m’t LIVE MLS Inter Miami CF v NY Red Bulls. 2.10 MLS 2.15 EFL Highlights 3.00 EFL Cup Final 08 5.45-6.00am One2Eleven BT Sport 1 6.00am Ligue 1 Show 6.30 Premier League Match Pack 7.00 WWE Raw Highlights 8.00 WWE NXT Highlights 9.00 ESPN FC 9.30 Inside AFL 10.00 The Aussie Rules Show 10.30 Serie A 11.00 Hero CPL 11.30 Hope United 12.00noon PSA Squash 1.30 Premier League Match Pack 2.00 MotoGP Rewind 2.15 WWE NXT 4.00 Inside Serie A 4.30 Ligue 1 Show 5.00 ESPN FC 5.30 Hero CPL 6.00 Gallagher Premiership Rugby Union 6.30 Scottish Football 7.00 LIVE Gallagher Premiership Rugby Union Bristol Bears v Saracens (kick-off 7.45pm). 10.00 WWE NXT UK 11.00 WWE NXT Highlights 12.00m’t WWE SmackDown Highlights 1.00 LIVE WWE Friday Night SmackDown 3.00 Premier League Preview 3.30 Scottish Football Extra 4.00 UFC Fight Camp 4.30 The Outdoor Sports Show 5.00-6.00am UEFA Champions League Review BT Sport 2 8.00am LIVE MotoGP Action from San Marino. 3.15pm MotoGP Rewind 3.30 FIM Speedway 4.30 LIVE FIM Speedway of Nations 8.15 FIM TrialGP World Championship 8.45 MotoGP 9.00 Scottish Football 9.30 UEFA Champions League Magazine 10.00 UFC Fight Camp 10.30 UFC Live 11.00 Premier League Preview 11.30 Premier League Match Pack 12.00m’t LIVE MLB Cincinnati Reds v LA Dodgers. 3.00 MLB’s Best 3.30 UEFA Europa League Highlights Show 4.30 ESPN Classic Boxing 5.30-6.00am Badminton Unlimited Eurosport 1 6.00am Formula E 7.00 Cycling 9.00 Hall of Fame – Tokyo 2020 10.00 Spotlight 11.30 Cycling 1.30 LIVE Cycling: Tour of Luxembourg Stage four. 3.30 LIVE Cycling: Tour of Slovakia Stage two. 4.30 Cycling 5.30 Olympic Games: The Distance 7.00 Cycling 9.00 GOLFTV 9.30 European Rally Championship 10.00 Cycling 11.00 World Superbikes 12.00m’t Cycling 2.00 Tokyo 2020 3.00 Cycling 5.00-6.00am World Superbikes BEST OF THE REST – LIVE SPORT 10.45am LIVE NRL Manly Sea Eagles v Sydney Roosters (kick-off 10.50am). (Sky Sports Arena) 3.00pm LIVE US Open 9-Ball Pool The fifth day of this year’s tournament. (Sky Sports Arena) 7.30-10.00pm LIVE Betfred Super League Leeds Rhinos v Hull KR. (Sky Sports Arena) 12.30pm LIVE European Tour Golf The 2021 Dutch Open. (Sky Sports Golf) 5.30 LIVE PGA Tour Golf The 2021 Fortinet Championship. (Sky Sports Golf) 8.00 LIVE LPGA Tour Golf The 2021 Cambia Portland Classic. (Sky Sports Golf) 11.00pm-2.00am LIVE PGA Tour Golf The 2021 Fortinet Championship. (Sky Sports Golf) ITV3 Freeview 10 6.00am Classic Coronation Street 7.00 Classic Emmerdale 8.05 Heartbeat 9.10 Man About the House 9.45 On the Buses 10.20 A Touch of Frost 12.40pm Heartbeat 1.45 Classic Emmerdale 2.50 Classic Coronation Street 3.50 Agatha Christie’s Poirot 5.50 The Darling Buds of May 6.55 Maigret 8.00 Doc Martin 10.00 Arthur & George 11.00 Maigret 12.10am A Touch of Frost 2.15-2.30am ITV3 Nightscreen ITV4 Freeview 25 6.00am World of Sport 6.15 Cadfael 7.45 The Avengers 8.50 The Sweeney 9.55 Minder 11.00 The Saint 12.05pm The Big Match Revisited 1.10 Cadfael 2.50 The Avengers 4.00 The Sweeney 5.05 Minder 6.15 LIVE World Cup. England v North Macedonia (kick-off 8.00pm). 9.15 LIVE World Series of Darts: Nordic Masters 12.00m’t All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite 2.10 Auto Mundial 2.40-3.00am ITV4 Nightscreen 5STAR Freeview 31 8.00am Entertainment News on 5 8.10 Rich Kids Go Skint 9.00 Rich House, Poor House 10.00 Filthy House SOS 11.00 Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly 12.00noon Traffic Cops 2.00 Police Interceptors 5.00 Rich House, Poor House 6.00 Neighbours 6.30 Home and Away 7.00 Bargain Brits on Benefits 8.00 Raffles: Inside the World’s Most Expensive Hotels 9.00 FILM Angels & Demons (2009/12) ★★★ 11.50 FILM The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992/15) ★★★★ 2.00 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door 3.00 Neighbours 3.30 Home and Away 3.55-4.00am Entertainment News on 5 Really Freeview 17 6.00am Fantasy Homes by the Sea 7.00 Cruise TV with LoveitBookit 8.00 Homes Under the Hammer 10.00 Antiques Road Trip 12.00noon Money for Nothing 1.00 Homes Under the Hammer 2.00 Animal Cops Houston 4.00 Pit Bulls & Parolees 6.00 Money for Nothing 7.00 Antiques Road Trip 9.00 Ghost Adventures: Top 10 10.00 Destination Fear 11.00 Ghost Adventures 1.00am Portals to Hell 2.00 Teleshopping 4.00-6.00am Antiques Road Trip Paramount Freeview 32 9.00am Entertainment News on 5 9.15 Criminals: Caught on Camera 9.50 Traffic Cops 11.50 FILM Earthquake (1974/PG) ★★★★ 2.10 FILM Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1964/U) ★★ 4.05 World’s Strongest Man 2018 5.00 Traffic Cops 7.00 Police Interceptors 8.00 Traffic Cops 9.00 Police Interceptors 10.00 Frontline Police 24/7 11.00 Fights, Camera, Action! 12.00m’t Criminals: Caught on Camera 1.00 Fights, Camera, Action! 2.00 Airport Security: Peru 2.55 Car Crash TV 4.35-5.00am Criminals: Caught on Camera Pick Freeview 35 7.00am Highway Patrol 8.00 Motorway Patrol 9.00 Police Force: Australia 10.00 Police Ten 7 11.00 Nothing to Declare 12.00noon Border Patrol 1.00 Border Security USA 2.00 Border Security: Canada’s Front Line 3.00 Nothing to Declare 4.00 Stargate Atlantis 5.00 Star Trek: The BBC Radio 1 97.6-99.8MHz 6.33am Best New Pop 7.00 Greg James 10.00 Radio 1 Anthems 11.02 Dean McCullough 12.45pm Newsbeat 1.00 Matt and Mollie 3.00 Radio 1’s Party Anthems with Matt and Mollie 4.00 The Official Chart Show with Katie Thistleton 5.45 Newsbeat 6.00 Danny Howard 8.00 Radio 1’s Future Dance with Sarah Story 10.00 Pete Tong 12.00m’t Essential Mix 2.00 Radio 1 Dance Presents 3.00 Danny Howard 4.00 Radio 1’s Wind Down Presents 5.00-6.00am Get Set with Radio 1 BBC Radio 2 88-91MHz 6.30am Zoe Ball 9.30 Ken Bruce 12.00noon Jeremy Vine 2.00 Steve Wright 5.00 Sara Cox 7.00 Tony Blackburn’s Golden Hour 8.00 Sounds of the 80s with Gary Davies 10.00 Sounds of the 90s 12.00m’t The Craig Charles House Party 1.30 The Craig Charles House Party Mixtape 2.00 Radio 2 Live: Across the UK 3.00 Radio 2 Live: Across the UK 4.00 Kitchen Disco 5.00-6.00am R2 in Concert BBC Radio 3 90.2-92.4MHz 6.30am Breakfast 9.00 Essential Classics 12.00noon Composer 1.00 R3 Lunchtime Concert 2.00 Afternoon Concert 4.30 The Listening Service 5.00 In Tune 7.00 R3 in Concert 10.00 The Verb 10.45 Between the Ears: Miniatures – The Gallery 11.00 Late Junction 1.00am Downtime Symphony 2.00 Happy Harmonies with Laufey 3.00-7.00am Through the Night DM1ST Entertainment & Factual Next Generation 6.00 Star Trek: Enterprise 7.00 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 8.00 MacGyver 9.00 Killer Neighbours 10.00 Fringe 11.00 World’s Most Evil Killers 12.00m’t Murders That Shocked the Nation: Jack the Ripper 1.00 The Force: Manchester 2.00 Police Force: Australia 3.00 Highway Patrol 4.00 Motorway Patrol 5.00-6.00am Nothing to Declare GOLD 7.20am Fresh Fields 8.35 Hi-de-Hi! 9.15 Only Fools and Horses 9.55 Last of the Summer Wine 11.15 The Green Green Grass 11.55 Hi-de-Hi! 12.35pm Only Fools and Horses 1.40 The Story of Only Fools and Horses 2.40 Only Fools and Horses 4.00 The Green Green Grass 4.40 Last of the Summer Wine 6.00 Only Fools and Horses 6.40 Hi-de-Hi! 7.20 The Green Green Grass 8.00 Only Fools and Horses 9.40 Live at the Apollo 10.40 Peep Show 11.50 Live at the Apollo 12.50am David Jason: Planes, Trains and Automobiles 1.50 Bridget & Eamon 2.20 Fresh Fields 3.15-4.00am Peep Show Yesterday Freeview 26 6.00am Impossible Engineering 8.00 History’s Greatest Hoaxes 9.00 Abandoned Engineering 11.00 Great British Railway Journeys 12.00noon Antiques Roadshow 1.00 Railway Journeys with Chris Tarrant 2.00 Bangers and Cash 3.00 Underground Worlds 4.00 War Factories 5.00 Antiques Roadshow 6.00 Great British Railway Journeys 7.00 Bangers and Cash 8.00 Abandoned Engineering 9.00 Bangers and Cash 1.00-3.00am Impossible Engineering Alibi 7.15am Murdoch Mysteries 9.00 Rizzoli & Isles 10.00 Unforgettable 11.00 Hudson & Rex 12.00noon Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries 1.00 Death in Paradise 2.00 Murdoch Mysteries 4.00 The Good Wife 5.00 Rizzoli & Isles 6.00 Unforgettable 7.00 Hudson & Rex 8.00 Death in Paradise 9.00 Deception 10.00 Whiskey Cavalier. Will and the team are tasked with hunting down the culprit behind an attack. 11.00 The Good Wife 12.00m’t Unforgettable 1.00 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries 2.00-4.00am I Am the Night Sky Max 6.00am Highway Patrol 7.00 Road Wars 8.00 Arrow 9.00 Supergirl 10.00 The Flash 11.00 NCIS: Los Angeles 1.00pm Hawaii Five-0 2.00 Magnum P.I. 3.00 Condor 2 4.00 Supergirl 5.00 The Flash 6.00 Rob & Radio Live FNF Sky Sports Main Event, 7pm Steve Bruce’s (left) Newcastle United welcome Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United to St James’ Park, with both teams looking for victory after making slow starts to the season. CHOICE The Verb Radio 3, 10pm The Verb asked over 100 guests (including Margaret Atwood and Yanis Varoufakis) for their ideas about how we might write most powerfully, and creatively in these times. Ian McMillan reveals the ideas that have made it into the new writing manifesto with guests including musician Damon Albarn. 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DM1ST mirror.co.uk/sport FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 49 17 SEPTEMBER 1948: Australian Don Bradman played his last innings on British soil in Aberdeen, scoring 123 against Scotland. 1999: Hampshire signed Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne as their overseas player in one of the most lucrative contracts agreed in County Championship history. 2004: Jaguar announced they would be pulling out of Formula One at the end of the season. 2009: England lost by 111 runs to Australia in the sixth NatWest ODI at Trent Bridge. Australia took a 6-0 lead in the seven-match series, but were denied a whitewash three days later when England won the final match. 2014: Newcastle winger Jonas Gutierrez revealed he was having treatment after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in his native Argentina. He made a full recovery. Back page: 2002 ARSENE WENGER pleaded for clemency for Thierry Henry after the Arsenal striker was accused of elbowing. The France World Cup winner appeared to swing an elbow at Charlton’s John Robinson. But Gunners boss Wenger said his man should be treated the same way as England skipper David Beckham, who escaped punishment after catching Leeds star Lee Bowyer in the face. Wenger said: “It would be unfair if Thierry was charged.” BirTHDaYs PETER LEvER (81) – former Lancashire and England paceman. BILLy BoNDS (75) – former West Ham captain and manager. DAmoN HILL (61) – Formula One world champion in 1996. KEN DoHERTy (52) – Ireland’s 1997 world snooker champion. quick quiz 1 In which year did Andy Roddick win the men’s US Open title? 2 How many NBA titles did Dwyane Wade win with the Miami Heat? 3 When did show jumping make its debut as an Olympic event? A- 1912; B- 1920; C- 1932 4. A standard game of table tennis ends when one player scores how many points? 5. Marco Silva replaced which former Chelsea player as Fulham manager in July? answers on this day 1 2003; 2 Three; 3 A, 1912; 4 11; 5 Scott Parker. RUGBY LEAGUE Fine lineS Ashton is all smiles while Mamo (right) also went over for Warrington CRASH BANG AND WALLOP Matty’s a hat-trick hero as wolves fend off Tigers Castleford 24 Warrington 40 By GareTH WalKer rugby Lge Correspondent @garethwalker mATTy ASHToN and Jake mamo’s first-half blitz proved just enough on a night of drama. In a match full of storylines and sub plots, Castleford-bound Mamo scored twice and created another against his future club. When full-back Ashton, 23, completed his hat-trick early in the second half, the visitors led by 32 points and the Tigers’ careers of coach Daryl Powell and a host of departing stars looked certain to be over. Then Peter Mata’utia, who will join Powell at the Wolves next season, scored twice in four minutes, and by the time Mike Cooper was sent off with 15 minutes left, the gap was down to just eight points. But Warrington somehow regrouped to see the game out, ensuring Powell’s eight-year tenure at Castleford is now at an end. Retiring skipper Michael Shenton CRICKET T20 WORLD CUP KOHLI’S NEW T20 VISION VIrAT KOHLI is quitting as continue to play alongside skipper of India’s T20 team leading the Test and one-day following next month’s World international teams. Cup in Dubai. He said: “Understanding The 32-year-old, who has workload is a very important scored 3,159 runs at an thing. I feel I need to give average of 52.65 in T20s, myself space to be fully captains his country in all ready to lead the team in three formats, but will Test and ODI Cricket.” also suffered the cruellest end to his career when he dislocated a shoulder at the end of the first half. At that point the drama that unfolded was unimaginable. The game looked over as a contest inside the opening 32 minutes, by which time the Tigers trailed 26-0. Mamo ensured the home side got BeTFreD TaBLe off to a nightmare start. He created the first try for Ashton before supporting a Chris Hill break to score himself. Stefan Ratchford converted both and added a penalty before Ashton and Mamo stepped forward again. When Gareth Widdop’s kick downfield took a wicked bounce, Ashton was the first to react and dived under the posts for his second try. Then Mamo completed his own double, swooping on a loose ball deep inside his own half and P W D L F A Pts Win% Catalans D 22 19 0 3 680 386 38 86.36 St Helens 20 16 0 4 534 203 32 80.00 Warrington 21 15 1 5 588 354 31 73.81 Wigan 24 14 0 10 375 377 28 58.33 Hull K R 19 10 0 9 485 422 20 52.63 Leeds 23 12 0 11 520 428 24 52.17 Castleford 23 11 0 12 437 552 22 47.83 Hull 20 8 1 11 397 432 17 42.50 Huddersfield 23 8 0 15 418 492 16 34.78 Wakefield 23 8 0 15 438 536 16 34.78 Salford 21 6 0 15 376 570 12 28.57 Leigh 21 2 0 19 332 828 4 9.52 sprinting down the main stand touchline to score. It was 32-0 when Warrington capitalised on another loose ball, Robbie Mulhern this time sending Ashton away for his third. But then Mata’utia scored his quick-fire double, and when Josh Charnley was sin-binned for a tip tackle on Jordan Turner, the Cas player responded with another home try. It was soon 24-32 as Grant Millington pounced to score in his final game for the Tigers, and shortly afterwards Cooper was dismissed for a high shot on Liam Watts. With 15 minutes still left the home side were suddenly unlikely favourites. But a Ratchford penalty eased Warrington’s nerves before Connor Wrench sealed the win – and play-off spots for Leeds and Hull KR – by touching down. WOMEN’S CRICKET ENGLAND v NZ, 1ST ODI GOOD OpeninG KniGHT ENGLAND Women held their nerve to win by 30 runs in the first oDI in Bristol. Heather Knight’s side reduced New Zealand to 177-9, chasing 242 to win. But Amy Satterthwaite, who was 79 not out, and Leigh Kasperek put on 34 for the Leeds v Hull KR 7.45pm RICHARD AGAR says last night’s Castleford-Warrington game had no impact on his side’s build-up to tonight’s clash. Leeds had to wait for the Tigers’ result before knowing if they must beat the Robins. But Agar (right) said: “We’ve been preparing for a must-win game against a good team – no other ifs, buts or permutations. “We’ve prepared to take care of things ourselves regardless of what happens elsewhere. you can’t rely on other things going your way.” Salford v St Helens 7.45pm KrISTIAN WOOLF has praised young half-backs Jack Welsby and Lewis Dodd – as veteran playmaker Jonny Lomax returns. Lomax limped out of the home win over Leigh in late August, but is set to make his comeback tonight ahead of the play-offs. Welsby and Dodd have been outstanding in his absence and Woolf said: “Lewis and Jack are a big part of why we can finish the back end of the year so strongly. “It’s one thing knowing what a young player can do, it’s another him doing it consistently under pressure – that’s the impressive thing with both of those.” Wakefield v Hull FC 7.45pm WILLIE PoCHING wants Wakefield to finish the season on a high with his own hopes of landing the coach’s job still up in the air. Caretaker boss Poching (below) steered Trinity to four wins from five before last weekend’s defeat at Leigh. The Kiwi said: “I’m contracted here for next season as an assistant and I’m at peace with whatever happens - I’d support another head coach. “The guys are focused on finishing as strongly as possible - they’re itching to go out.” Wigan v Catalans 7.45pm ADrIAN LAm is playing a game of chess ahead of Wigan’s play-offs campaign. The Warriors will finish fourth whatever the result tonight and Lam has shuffled his pack. “It’s all about moving the chess pieces,” he explained. “We’ve got to take a few things into consideration. “One is our momentum, two is our confidence, three is a really strong performance in front of our home fans and four is to make sure we get through with minimal risk of injury, suspension or fatigue. We’re prioritising what’s important to us. “Doing that will give us the best opportunity next week.” last wicket. Lauren Winfield-Hill (below) then ran out Kasperek to give England a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Captain Knight, who hit 89, said: “We’re learning lots as a side. We’ve got a lot of experience but also trying to add to the team.”

DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DM1ST 50 CALLS COST 65p per min plus your telephone company’s network access charge. 18+ only. SP: Spoke, AL10 9NA. Helpline: 0333 202 3390 LIVE RACING COMMENTARIES AND RESULTS with Sports Radio 0901 609 0416 0901 609 0434 (65p per min) (65p per min) GREYHOUND COMMENTARIES AND RESULTS CALL results & PRICES YARMOUTH 1.30: GLOBAL WISDOM (S De Sousa 3-1) 1; Buoyant (6-4f) 2; Zebelle (10-1) 3. 8 ran. 1½, 4¾. (C Dwyer). Tote: £3.50; £1.40, £1.20, £2.60. Tote Exacta: £9.10. Tricast: £36.97. Trifecta: £48.90. CSF: £7.78. NRs: Aristobulus, Wild Mountain. 2.05: WAJD (W Buick 13-8f) 1; Mizzen You (14-1) 2; Love Trophy Power (4-1) 3. 8 ran. 1l, hd. (Patrick Owens). Tote: £2.40; £1.10, £2.90, £1.60. Tote Exacta: £23.50. Trifecta: £99.80. CSF: £26.43. 2.40: MIGHTY ULYSSES (R Havlin 9-4) 1; Ingleton (6-5f) 2; Cowboy (28-1) 3. 8 ran. 3¼, nk. (J & T Gosden). Tote: £3.40; £1.50, £1.10, £3.30. Tote Exacta: £6.60. Trifecta: £59.70. CSF: £5.30. 3.15: PLEASANT MAN (A Kirby 11-4) 1; Marshall Plan (100-30) 2; The Trader (6-1) 3. 6 ran. 9-4f Prince Alex. hd, nk. (R Charlton). Tote: £3.30; £1.90, £1.90. Tote Exacta: £13.70. Tricast: £47.55. Trifecta: £42.00. CSF: £12.15. NRs: Ispahan, Whitehaven. 3.50: JASMINE JOY (W Buick 5-2f) 1; Trinity Girl (25-1) 2; Future (7-2) 3. 8 ran. 2½, ½. (J Fanshawe). Tote: £3.10; £1.10, £5.80, £1.50. Tote Exacta: £56.00. Tricast: £218.16. Trifecta: £262.10. CSF: £64.07. NRs: Summertime Romance, Topanticipation. 4.25: FOREST FALCON (W Buick 13-2) 1; Dubai Souq (7-1) 2; Pied Piper (100-30) 3. 7 ran. 11-10f Mango Boy. 1½, ¾. (M Johnston). Tote: £6.60; £3.20, £3.10. Tote Exacta: £53.90. Tricast: £177.36. Trifecta: £193.70. CSF: £49.56. NRs: The City’s Phantom, Titian. 5.00: NATURAL PATH (T Marquand 7-4f) 1; Spirited Guest (18-1) 2; Liberated Lady (100- 30) 3. 7 ran. nk, 1¼. (M Bell). Tote: £2.20; £1.40, £5.50. Tote Exacta: £32.50. Trifecta: £139.70. CSF: £35.08. Placepot: £45.50. Quadpot: £24.00. AYR 1.50: GORAK (P Hanagan 10-1) 1; Outbreak (2-7f) 2; Oliver’s Army (12-1) 3. 10 ran. 1¾, 1¼. (R Fahey). Tote: £10.50; £2.40, £1.02, £2.50. Tote Exacta: £20.20. Trifecta: £96.70. CSF: £13.88. NRs: Echosmith, Million Thanks, Pretty Bouquet, Sun Hill. 2.25: NORTHERN EXPRESS (P Mulrennan 14-1) 1; Poet’s Magic (4-1f) 2; Swiss Knight (25-1) 3. 12 ran. nk, 2l. (M Dods). Tote: £14.90; £4.30, £1.30, £6.40. Tote Exacta: £101.70. Tricast: £1420.99. Trifecta: £2191.60. CSF: £64.75. NR: King’s Pavilion. 3.00: VENTURA RASCAL (K Stott 4-1) 1; Empirestateofmind (100-30f) 2; Mi Capricho (11-1) 3. 10 ran. hd, 2½. (K Ryan). Tote: £5.90; £1.70, £1.30, £2.80. Tote Exacta: £19.50. Tricast: £137.36. Trifecta: £165.30. CSF: £17.49. 3.35: INVINCIBLY (P Mulrennan 12-1) 1; Tilsitt (10-1) 2; Mac Ailey (14-1) 3. 10 ran. 3-1f Eligible. hd, ¾. (K Burke). Tote: £12.20; £3.70, £3.00, £3.80. Tote Exacta: £113.80. Tricast: £1746.61. Trifecta: £1526.50. CSF: £125.26. 4.10: BOLLIN MARGARET (D Allan 3-1f) 1; Alyara (7-2) 2; Ayr Empress (15-2) 3. 8 ran. ns, ½. (T Easterby). Tote: £3.70; £1.40, £1.50, £2.60. Tote Exacta: £14.00. Tricast: £70.75. Trifecta: £86.30. CSF: £13.82. 4.45: CHICHESTER (C Rodriguez 6-1) 1; Platinumcard (7-1) 2; Man Of The Night (11- 2) 3. 12 ran. 3-1f Fairmac. 6½, ½. (K Dalgleish). Tote: £6.50; £2.60, £2.30, £2.60. Tote Exacta: £42.00. Tricast: £245.39. Trifecta: £245.40. CSF: £44.19. NR: First Impression. 5.18: THRILLA IN MANILA (B Robinson 7-1) 1; Sound Of Iona (13-2) 2; Denzil’s Laughing (20-1) 3. 15 ran. 7-2f Rory. ¾, nk. (P Midgley). Tote: £6.50; £3.00, £6.00, £1.80. Tote Exacta: £46.40. Tricast: £904.26. Trifecta: £1155.20. CSF: £44.77. NR: Tanasoq. 5.50: ECLIPSE DE LUNAR (D Allan 2-1f) 1; Euro Implosion (11-1) 2; Nakeeta (4-1) 3. 13 ran. ¾, 1¾. (T Easterby). Tote: £2.90; £1.30, £3.00, £1.70. Tote Exacta: £27.30. Tricast: £86.43. Trifecta: £88.60. CSF: £25.85. NR: Art Of Diplomacy. Jackpot: Not won. Placepot: £178.00. Quadpot: £62.70. PONTEFRACT 2.15: ESKEN ROSE (T Eaves 14-1) 1; Clarets Glory (85-40f) 2; Purple Bling (5-2) 3. 9 ran. 1l, 2½. (K Ryan). Tote: £11.30; £2.30, £1.20, £1.40. Tote Exacta: £54.00. Trifecta: £291.00. CSF: £43.59. 2.50: ACE ROTHSTEIN (D E Hogan 15-8) 1; Liberation Point (11-8f) 2; Big Kitten (10-1) 3. 6 ran. 1¾, 1½. (M Bell). Tote: £2.70; £1.50, £1.40. Tote Exacta: £5.80. Trifecta: £26.70. CSF: £4.92. NR: Seasett. 3.25: GALE FORCE MAYA (G Lee 7-2) 1; Silent Flame (15-8f) 2; Zim Baby (10-1) 3. 6 ran. ½, nk. (M Dods). Tote: £4.30; £1.80, £1.40. Tote Exacta: £11.10. Trifecta: £52.90. CSF: £10.33. NR: Ey Up It’s Maggie. 4.00: FLINT HILL (G Lee 3-1f) 1; The Rutland Rebel (14-1) 2; Dynali (5-1) 3. 11 ran. 1l, 1¼. (Ruth Jefferson). Tote: £4.10; £1.40, £4.80, £2.10. Tote Exacta: £50.70. Tricast: £178.60. Trifecta: £274.80. CSF: £44.16. NRs: Red Tornado, Soldier On Parade, Tynecastle Park, Warranty. Warranty| Rule 4 applies to All Bets, deduct 5p in the pound. 4.35: ENFRANCHISE (F Norton 9-1) 1; Baltic Coast (11-1) 2; Geminga (6-4f) 3. 7 ran. 1¼, 1¾. (M Johnston). Tote: £8.10; £2.80, £3.60. Tote Exacta: £55.30. Trifecta: £188.50. CSF: £83.68. NRs: Abbey Heights, Halic, Madame Glitters. Madame Glitters| Rule 4 applies to All Bets, deduct 5p in the pound. 5.10: PERFECT SWISS (P Dennis 3-1) 1; Ghost Rider (7-2) 2; Tangled (9-4f) 3. 6 ran. ¾, 1¼. (T Easterby). Tote: £2.90; £1.30, £2.10. Tote Exacta: £8.40. Tricast: £24.32. Trifecta: £24.40. CSF: £13.19. NRs: Barshaa, Coul Kat, Just Hiss, Ledham, Natchez Trace. 5.40: MR ORANGE (O McSweeney 3-1) 1; Singe Anglais (6-5f) 2; Fossos (14-1) 3. 8 ran. ½, 1¾. (P Midgley). Tote: £3.80; £1.40, £1.10, £3.20. Tote Exacta: £9.60. Tricast: £40.04. Trifecta: £60.90. CSF: £6.88. NRs: Enderman, Ey Up Its Mick, Jems Bond. Placepot: £106.10. Quadpot: £53.00. CHELMSFORD CITY 4.50: JAZZY PRINCESS (B McHugh 5-1) 1; Lucky Man (3-1f) 2; Mr Ginja Ninja (14-1) 3. 10 ran. hd, 2½. (R Cowell). Tote: £5.40; £2.90, £1.80, £1.30. Tote Exacta: £22.10. Tricast: £148.85. Trifecta: £213.70. CSF: £17.59. NRs: Next Second, Sian Mist. Next Second| Rule 4 applies to All Bets, deduct 10p in the pound. 5.30: HEATH RISE (C Shepherd 2-1f) 1; Suns Up Guns Up (9-4) 2; Murhib (9-1) 3. 5 ran. 1l, 1l. (D M Simcock). Tote: £2.90; £1.50, £1.20. Tote Exacta: £3.40. Trifecta: £24.60. CSF: £6.75. NR: The Tide Turns. 6.00: LA ROCA DEL FUEGO (T Heard 11- 4jt-f) 1; Big Impact (3-1) 2; Brazen Belle (33-1) 3. 12 ran. 11-4jt-f The Tron. 1¾, 1¾. (G Deacon). Tote: £2.30; £1.10, £3.70, £3.30. Tote Exacta: £27.40. Tricast: £225.68. Trifecta: £170.10. CSF: £10.48. NRs: Maid Millie, Plastic Paddy. 6.30: CHOCOYA (James Doyle 11-8f) 1; Top Breeze (16-1) 2; Huraiz (8-1) 3. 6 ran. ¾, ½. (H Palmer). Tote: £4.60; £2.00, £4.10. Tote Exacta: £44.80. Trifecta: £348.80. CSF: £23.64. 7.00: SUNRAY MAJOR (L Dettori 4-6f) 1; Lord Lovelace (9-4) 2; Great Hunter (12-1) 3. 12 ran. 4l, 2¼. (J & T Gosden). Tote: £15.70; £4.10, £1.10, £1.40. Tote Exacta: £48.10. Trifecta: £233.70. CSF: £2.62. NR: Il Pescatore. 7.30: DAANY (Elisha Whittington 40-1) 1; Boy George (7-2jt-f) 2; Blairlogie (33-1) 3. 14 ran. 7-2jt-f My Lady Claire. 5½, 1l. (A West). Tote: £6.60; £2.40, £1.10, £8.10. Tote Exacta: £25.10. Tricast: £4943.78. Trifecta: £425.40. CSF: £181.69. NRs: Disarming, Jack Bean. 8.00: JENSON BENSON (K Shoemark 15-2) 1; Puffin Island (11-4f) 2; Aiguillette (9-2) 3. 13 ran. nk, 1¾. (S Lycett). Tote: £3.30; £1.30, £2.90, £2.20. Tote Exacta: £13.90. Tricast: £110.04. Trifecta: £75.40. CSF: £28.68. NRs: Arlo’s Sunshine, The Mehmas Touch. 8.30: MEISTERZINGER (C Bennett 33-1) 1; Agent Of Fortune (100-30cof) 2; Flower Of Thunder (100-30cof) 3. 15 ran. 100-30cof Headley George. 1¼, hd. (M Usher). Tote: £7.30; £1.70, £1.30, £2.50. Tote Exacta: £22.20. Tricast: £495.18. Trifecta: £35.60. CSF: £140.77. Placepot: £33.40. Quadpot: £15.80. GREYHOUNDS CENTRAL PARK. - 10.46 Feora Emily 9-2 (3-2- 4, £32.87, TC: £71.86). 11.01 Hollyoak Maryann 6-1 (2-3-5, £40.52, TC: £114.25). 11.16 Glenadda Lucy 7-4f (DH 2nd 6-5-3, £5.32, TC: £11.55, 6-3- 5, £3.72, TC: £10.00). 11.31 Banter Blade 11-2 (3-6-1, £43.62, TC: £160.18). 11.46 Ballyea Ruby 11-4 (2-3-6, £9.98, TC: £31.21). 12.01 Distant Bolt 11-2 (3-2-1, £17.01, TC: £51.09). 12.16 Yarmouth Bound 11-4 (1-2-5, £31.51, TC: £0.00). 12.31 Nox Sensor 3-1 (6-4-2, £26.21, TC: £65.34). 12.46 Killeacle Ricky 10-11f (6-1-3, £5.87, TC: £14.31). 1.02 Randr Ruby 11-2 (1-2-6, £32.95, TC: £81.55). 1.17 Attaboy Clarence 5-1 (5-6-3, £18.83, TC: £49.93). 1.33 Knockalton Jenny 6-1 (6-2-5, £27.55, TC: £44.57). CRAYFORD. - 1.49 Active Judy 6-1 (6-4-2, £31.43, TC: £109.60). 2.07 Ballinabola Nial 9-4f (3-5-4, £15.78, TC: £57.81). 2.23 Mays Rekindling 11-4 (3-2-1, £12.47, TC: £0.00). 2.42 Swift Haggle 11-4 (2-6-1, £12.42, TC: £33.79). 3.02 Francesca Lola 5-1 (1-5-6, £44.50, TC: £95.19). 3.18 Pink Flamingo 5-2jt (2-3-6, £11.23, TC: £27.94). 3.38 Masontigermac 7-1 (1-3-5, £38.81, TC: £89.44). 3.58 Kinnego Bay 3-1 (1-4-3, £10.93, TC: £35.27). 4.18 Classy Mary Lu 13-8f (5-2-1, £9.20, TC: £25.83). 4.38 Pukka Anytime 6-1 (1-4-2, £32.34, TC: £64.03). 4.58 Absolute Dizzy 10-3 (2-6-1, £15.38, TC: £61.87). 5.18 Topper Mack 11-10f (4- 6-3, £8.89, TC: £22.67). 5.37 Kelva Liz 3-1 (6-5-2, £21.94, TC: £77.54). 5.54. NEWCASTLE. - 2.04 A Bit Too Small 2-1f (3-6-1, £9.72, TC: £29.95). 2.19 Brockville Syd 6-4f (1-3-6, £12.98, TC: £31.75). 2.36 Alnwick Beauty 10-3 (3- 4-6, £15.98, TC: £31.51). 2.54 Crooks Notorious 11-8f (4-1-3, £13.45, TC: £27.73). 3.09 Dolls Destiny 7-4f (6-4-5, £11.69, TC: £30.73). 3.26 Black Long Bow 15-8f (3-6-5, £19.18, TC: £40.50). 3.44 Watermill Alice 5-2 (2-1-5, £9.76, TC: £37.87). 4.04 Fast Fit Minor 9-2 (3-4-6, £11.84, TC: £34.55). 4.23 Emers Trixie 15-8jt (6-4-3, £9.94, TC: £32.37). 4.43 Curly Rosie 11-10f (6-4-5, £14.97, TC: £59.34). 5.03 Private Act 11-4jt (1-3-5, £11.50, TC: £30.55). 5.22 King Idol 11-1 (1-2-5, £39.09, TC: £177.07). TODAY’S abc guide to FOUR UK meetings Newsboy 1.00 AZURE BLUE 1.35 STRAITS OF MOYLE 2.10 GEOCENTRIC 2.45 WHITE LAVENDER 3.20 BE PROUD 3.55 PRINCE IMPERIAL 4.30 MERRICOURT 5.00 TAHONTA BOUVERIE 1.00 AZURE BLUE 1.35 STRAITS OF MOYLE 2.10 GEOCENTRIC 2.45 TWEET TWEET 3.20 CALL ME GINGER 3.55 PRINCE IMPERIAL 4.30 TILSITT 5.00 RON O SP• T FORM p ayr JACKPOT RTV Going: Good to Firm. Course: Left-handed flat, oval course of 1m 4f, with a 4f run-in. Races up to 6f run on the wide straight course DRAW: Middle to high numbers are favoured on the straight course Top Trainers: J Goldie 50-551 (9.1%), K Dalgleish 47-548 (8.6%), I Jardine 40-347 (11.5%), R M Smith 36-359 (10.0%), R Fahey 32-337 (9.5%), D O’Meara 31-220 (14.1%), M Dods 29-259 (11.2%), T Easterby 23-181 (12.7%), M Johnston 23-166 (13.9%), K Ryan 20-169 (11.8%). Top Jockeys: Paul Mulrennan 31-233 (13.3%), Joe Fanning 31-241 (12.9%), Graham Lee 24-171 (14.0%), Ben Curtis 24-165 (14.5%), P J McDonald 22-145 (15.2%), Paul Hanagan 21-181 (11.6%), Jason Hart 20-153 (13.1%), Patrick Mathers 20-149 (13.4%), Andrew Mullen 18-152 (11.8%). Trainer Targets (won today’s race at least twice in last 10 years): K Dalgleish won the 1.35 in ‘13 and ‘19. R Fahey won the 1.35 in ‘15 and ‘20. R Fahey won the 3.20 in ‘11 and ‘18. CHEEKPIECES: 1.35 Final Account*, Ninky Nonk, 3.20 Musicality, Northernpowerhouse, Out The Hat, True Mason, 4.30 Al Erayg, Little Ted, Merricourt, Royal Regent, 5.00 En Couleur*, Motarajel, Rhythmic Blues*. TONGUE STRAPS: 1.35 Ayling, Jkr Cobbler, 2.45 Let’s*, Queen Kahlua*, Russian River, Teresa Mendoza, 3.20 Flying Pursuit, 3.55 Beechwood Jude*, 4.30 Al Erayg, Dancin Boy, 5.00 Rhythmic Blues*. (*=1st time). Profitable races for Favs: 2.10. Ayr - Ay Kempton - Km Newbury - Nb Newton Abbot - Ne Ace Aussie 3.30 Nb Actaea 6.00 Km Al Erayg 4.30 Ay Al Simmo 2.45 Ay Al Suhail 3.30 Nb Al Suil Eile 6.00 Km Al Tarmaah 8.30 Km Alafdhal 5.25 Km Albasheer 3.30 Nb Aleezdancer 1.35 Ay Allerby 6.00 Km Almufeed 7.30 Km Alramz 3.38 Ne Alternative Fact 4.35 Nb Altraif 2.20 Nb Amelia’s Dance 3.03 Ne American Star 2.20 Nb Animist 1.15 Nb Appreciate 8.30 Km Arc Of Bubbles 4.45 Ne Are You Able 5.25 Km Arizona Gold 8.00 Km Artemis Sky 7.00 Km Arthur’s Realm 4.35 Nb Aye Aye Charlie 4.13 Ne Ayling 1.35 Ay Azure Blue 1.00 Ay Balzac 3.38 Ne Bankawi 4.30 Ay Baradar 3.30 Nb Bari Breeze 5.15 Ne Bavardages 4.30 Ay Be Proud 3.20 Ay Beechwood Jude 3.55 Ay Beholding 6.30 Km Beloved Of All 4.50 Km Beluga Gold 1.00 Ay Bernardo O’Reilly 3.20 Ay Best Pal 5.15 Ne Bimble 2.45 Ay Bitcoin Ranger 1.00 Ay Black Anthem 2.28 Ne Blackberry 2.45 Ay Blackcastle Storm 6.00 Km Blackthirtyone 5.25 Km Blazing Saddles 3.38 Ne Bolthole 2.55 Nb Boogie Time 3.20 Ay Borak 3.38 Ne Botanist 1.15 Nb Bringitonboris 5.00 Ay Busted Ice 7.30 Km Cage Of Fear 2.28 Ne Call Me Ginger 3.20 Ay Calling The Wind 4.05 Nb Canonized 2.10 Ay Capla Dream 6.00 Km Carpentier 8.00 Km Casting Vote 4.35 Nb Catch My Breath 8.30 Km Celestial Star 1.00 Ay Chifa 8.30 Km Chookie Dunedin 3.20 Ay Citron Major 3.20 Ay Clay Regazzoni 5.00 Ay Cochise 7.00 Km Cool Dandy 4.30 Ay Cotai Class 1.35 Ay Crocus 6.00 Km Croupier 2.20 Nb Cu Chulainn 6.30 Km D’bai 3.30 Nb Dancin Boy 4.30 Ay Dandalla 2.45 Ay Danzan 3.20 Ay Dark Side Diamond 5.25 Km Dark Swansong 1.15 Nb Darksideoftarnside 7.00 Km Dartington 4.35 Nb Debbie’s Choice 1.15 Nb Decoration Of War 4.13 Ne Deodar 1.15 Nb Diligent 1.53 Ne Dourado 8.30 Km Dream A Little 5.25 Km Dreambird 7.00 Km Eaglesglen 7.30 Km Easkey Lad 3.38 Ne Easyrun De Vassy 4.13 Ne Echosmith 1.00 Ay Edward Cornelius 2.10 Ay Eglantine Du Seuil 4.45 Ne El Maga 1.35 Ay Emraan 6.00 Km En Couleur 5.00 Ay End Result 4.35 Nb Ernest Rutherford 2.10 Ay Eternal Halo 2.10 Ay Evaluation 7.00 Km Every Breakin Wave 1.53 Ne Everyonelovesagrey 1.15 Nb Fact Of The Matter 2.28 Ne Fae The Port 4.30 Ay Fast Attack 1.45 Nb Fast Response 2.10 Ay Favorite Moon 4.05 Nb Final Account 1.35 Ay Flamenco De Kerser 3.38 Ne Flat To The Max 7.30 Km Flying Moon 5.00 Ay Flying Pursuit 3.20 Ay Flying Secret 1.15 Nb Forgivable 1.00 Ay Fortamour 3.20 Ay Frosted Angel 5.25 Km Fundamental 3.30 Nb Gaelic Belle 3.03 Ne Galahad Threepwood 4.05 Nb Gellhorn 2.45 Ay Geocentric 2.10 Ay Ghathanfar 3.20 Ay Ginger Du Val 3.03 Ne Golden Duke 1.35 Ay Good Bye 3.38 Ne Good Soul 7.00 Km Green Team 1.00 Ay Havana Go 5.00 Ay Haveyoumissedme 3.55 Ay Hen Harrier 4.50 Km Heredia 1.45 Nb Honeywell 4.50 Km Hope Springs 5.25 Km Hurry Up Hedley 4.50 Km Hy Eales 7.30 Km Ince 3.03 Ne Invincible Wish 3.38 Ne Isosceles 7.30 Km Jazz Club 2.20 Nb Jkr Cobbler 1.35 Ay Joey Steel 2.28 Ne John Kirkup 3.20 Ay Joy Coast 6.30 Km Just No Risk 3.38 Ne Kaloor 8.00 Km Kanzino 1.00 Ay Kattani 4.35 Nb Keep Busy 2.45 Ay Kendelu 4.13 Ne Kendred Fire 1.35 Ay Kentucky Kingdom 4.35 Nb King Capella 6.30 Km King Of Conquest 2.55 Nb King Of Tonga 4.30 Ay Labeebb 4.05 Nb Lady Ayresome 2.10 Ay Lady Gwhinnyvere 8.30 Km Lady Lade 1.35 Ay Lassie 6.30 Km Latent Heat 8.00 Km Let Me Be 3.55 Ay Let’s 2.45 Ay Lethal Levi 1.35 Ay Lhebayeb 7.30 Km Liger King 6.00 Km Like A Lion 2.20 Nb Like Sugar 7.30 Km Little Jessture 3.03 Ne Little Ted 4.30 Ay Locke 1.35 Ay Los Camachos 6.00 Km Loup De Maulde 5.15 Ne Lucky Deal 3.55 Ay Lucky Violet 5.00 Ay Mabo 8.30 Km Makambe 8.30 Km Makram 4.05 Nb Marhaba The Champ 1.00 Ay Mark’s Choice 3.20 Ay Master The Stars 4.05 Nb Matthew Flinders 3.30 Nb Merricourt 4.30 Ay Mild Reflection 4.50 Km Mister Robbo 4.45 Ne Mitbaahy 2.10 Ay Morani Kali 7.30 Km Motarajel 5.00 Ay Mountain Ash 8.30 Km Mums Tipple 3.30 Nb Musicality 3.20 Ay Mythical Star 4.50 Km Nate The Great 4.05 Nb Neenee’s Choice 4.35 Nb Neptunian 1.15 Nb Never Dark 3.20 Ay Ninky Nonk 1.35 Ay Noorban 2.45 Ay North Of Amazing 5.00 Ay Northbound 8.30 Km Northernpowerhouse 3.20 Ay Nuance 2.20 Nb Odisseo 4.50 Km Olympic Honour 7.00 Km On To Victory 4.05 Nb Operatic 2.45 Ay Oscars Reign 1.53 Ne Out The Hat 3.20 Ay Paradias 2.55 Nb Pearl Of Qatar 3.20 Ay Pedestal 8.00 Km Peggy Sioux 2.10 Ay Perceivable 4.50 Km Percy 3.38 Ne Phuket Power 6.00 Km Pockley 3.20 Ay Poet’s Eye 8.30 Km Pride Of Hawridge 8.00 Km Pride Of Nepal 7.30 Km Prince Imperial 3.55 Ay Proclaimer 8.00 Km Project Dante 2.10 Ay Promises 7.30 Km Publicist 8.00 Km Queen Kahlua 2.45 Ay Rajmeister 6.00 Km Rawyaan 2.55 Nb Remedium 4.35 Nb Restitution 6.30 Km Retirement Beckons 4.30 Ay Rhythmic Blues 5.00 Ay River Nymph 3.30 Nb Ron O 5.00 Ay Roque Angel 3.03 Ne Royal Regent 4.30 Ay Rumi 7.30 Km Ruskin Red 7.30 Km Russian River 2.45 Ay Ryan’s Party 1.35 Ay Salonniere 6.30 Km Samphire Coast 8.00 Km San Pedro 4.35 Nb Satellite Call 1.15 Nb Savitar 7.30 Km Saxon Queen 3.03 Ne Scherbobalob 6.30 Km Secret Strength 2.20 Nb Secretinthepark 3.20 Ay Sergeant 3.38 Ne Sextant 4.05 Nb Shackabooah 4.30 Ay She’s A Novelty 3.03 Ne Shimmering Sands 1.00 Ay Shobiz 5.25 Km Show Me Show Me 3.20 Ay Shyjack 8.00 Km Silent Escape 3.30 Nb Silk Romance 1.45 Nb Sister Raphael 4.45 Ne Snash 3.30 Nb Sophiesticate 1.00 Ay Southfield Lily 1.53 Ne Sparked 1.15 Nb St Andrew’s Castle 1.35 Ay Star Caliber 4.05 Nb Star From Afarhh 1.45 Nb Starchant 8.00 Km Stargazer Lily 4.50 Km Stars In The Night 2.45 Ay Straits Of Moyle 1.35 Ay Streak Jazz 4.50 Km Sun Hill 1.00 Ay Surrey Gold 4.05 Nb Symbolize 3.30 Nb Tahonta 5.00 Ay Temper Trap 5.00 Ay Tenaya Canyon 2.45 Ay Teresa Mendoza 2.45 Ay Thaler 5.25 Km Thatsthefinest 4.50 Km Thebannerkingrebel 6.30 Km Thegreatestshowman 3.20 Ay Thinque Tank 3.38 Ne Thornaby Pearl 3.20 Ay Tilsitt 4.30 Ay Titaneasy 8.30 Km Tomfre 3.30 Nb Travers 4.50 Km Treble Clef 8.00 Km Tridevi 5.25 Km True Mason 3.20 Ay Tweet Tweet 2.45 Ay Twilight Madness 3.20 Ay Twilight Prince 5.00 Ay Twistaline 4.50 Km Twisted Reality 4.05 Nb Uncle Dick 8.00 Km Undomiel 6.30 Km Unfinishedsympathy 2.10 Ay Valentino 4.13 Ne Ventura Express 3.20 Ay Vertiginous 2.10 Ay Vintage Clarets 2.10 Ay Westover 2.55 Nb Whatsthecraicjack 4.13 Ne Whatzupwithme 8.30 Km White Lavender 2.45 Ay Winalotwithalittle 5.25 Km Witch Hunter 1.15 Nb With Thanks 3.30 Nb Won Love 8.00 Km Wonder Elmossman 3.30 Nb Wootton’sun 1.00 Ay Yagan 7.00 Km Yeeeaah 1.00 Ay Zechariah 2.55 Nb Zoravan 4.30 Ay 1.00 BRITISH STALLION STUDS EBF NOVICE STAKES (4) (2-Y-O) 7f Winner £7,560 (14 run) 1 (8) Beluga Gold J J Quinn 9-5 (EW)................................................J Hart - - 2 (14) 37 Bitcoin Ranger (14) J J Quinn 9-5.................................... B Robinson 59 GF 3 (9) 0 Echosmith (28) A Keatley 9-5..............................................L Edmunds 62 G 4 (4) 45 Forgivable (35) T Easterby 9-5 (BF) (F).....................................D Allan 77 GF 5 (11) 5 Green Team (78) K Ryan 9-5......................................................S Gray 70 G 6 (5) Kanzino K Burke 9-5....................................................................C Lee - - 7 (7) Marhaba The Champ K Ryan 9-5.........................................T Eaves - - 8 (6) Shimmering Sands M & D Easterby 9-5............................JP Sullivan - - 9 (3) Sun Hill M & D Easterby 9-5..................................... Joanna Mason (3) - - 10 (12) 64 Wootton’sun (31) R Fahey 9-5........................................... P Hanagan 72 GF 11 (10) 567 Yeeeaah (20) M Dods 9-5.......................................................C Beasley 68 GF 12 (1) 32 Azure Blue (30) M Dods 9-0 (SF)..................................... P Mulrennan ●87 GF 13 (2) Celestial Star K Dalgleish 9-0.......................................C Rodriguez - - 14 (13) Sophiesticate J Goldie 9-0...................................................A Mullen - - BETTING: 7-4 Azure Blue, 5-2 Forgivable, 6 Marhaba The Champ, 8 Kanzino, 12 Wootton’sun, 14 Beluga Gold, 16 Green Team, 20 Celestial Star. 1.35 EBF NURSERY (2) (2-Y-O) 6f Winner £9,277 (15 run) 1 (12) 411900 Aleezdancer (30) K Ryan 9-7 (D)............................ O McSweeney (7) 92 GS 2 (10) 9421 Locke (10) B Meehan 9-4(6ex) (D) (F).................................... P Mulrennan 87 GF 3 (8) 5110 Lady Lade (30) K Dalgleish 9-3...........................................C Rodriguez 92 GF 4 (15) 140 St Andrew’s Castle (5) I Jardine 9-0 (CD)...........................A Mullen 89 GF 5 (3) 321221 Lethal Levi (20) K Burke 9-0 (D) (SF)..............................P-L Jamin (5) 89 G 6 (2) 25615 Ryan’s Party (16) K Ryan 8-12 (D)............................................T Eaves 89 G 7 (11) 25502 Final Account (16) R Fahey 8-11........................................ P Hanagan 88 G 8 (4) 4520 Cotai Class (29) Phillip Makin 8-8............................................ R Scott ●94 GF 9 (13) 104096 El Maga (9) Phillip Makin 8-8 (D)................................ Joanna Mason (3) 87 G 10 (1) 7812 Kendred Fire (39) J O’Keeffe 8-7 (D).............................. P J McDonald 91 GF 11 (9) 254930 Ninky Nonk (8) K Dalgleish 8-7 (EW).............................................G Lee 88 G 12 (6) 603541 Straits Of Moyle (9) R Fahey 8-7(6ex) (D).......................... B McHugh 93 GF 13 (14) 076314 Golden Duke (19) N Tinkler 8-6 (D).......................... F McManoman (3) 91 GF 14 (5) 32628 Ayling (9) A Keatley 8-5.........................................................L F Roche 92 GF 15 (7) 877 Jkr Cobbler (13) I Jardine 8-0............................................J Gormley 89 GF BETTING: 9-2 Straits Of Moyle, 5 Lethal Levi, 6 Locke, 7 Kendred Fire, 8 Final Account, 10 Golden Duke, Ryan’s Party, 16 Cotai Class, Ninky Nonk, Lady Lade. 2.10 BRITISH EBF STALLIONS HARRY ROSEBERY STAKES (LISTED) (1) (2-Y-O) 5f Winner £24,385 (13 run) 1 (6) 122 Edward Cornelius (16) K Dalgleish 9-3 (BF, D).................... J Fanning 96 G 2 (5) 51 Ernest Rutherford (26) M O’Callaghan (IRE) 9-3 (D)..........L F Roche 93 S 3 (3) 8513 Mitbaahy (27) R Varian 9-3 (D) (EW)........................................R Dawson 102 G 4 (12) 130 Project Dante (71) B Smart 9-3 (BF, D) (SF).................................G Lee ●109 G 5 (13) 411368 Vintage Clarets (28) R Fahey 9-3 (CD).............................. P Hanagan 107 G 6 (9) 211344 Canonized (15) W Haggas 8-12 (D)..............................................D Allan 105 G 7 (7) 417 Eternal Halo (27) K Dalgleish 8-12 (D)..............................C Rodriguez 98 G 8 (4) 413141 Fast Response (5) K Burke 8-12 (D)..........................................J Hart 103 G 9 (1) 212 Geocentric (21) G M Lyons (IRE) 8-12 (D) (F).........................G F Carroll 108 FM 10 (10) 51190 Lady Ayresome (48) K Ryan 8-12 (D).........................................S Gray 98 GS 11 (11) 1 Peggy Sioux (16) K Ryan 8-12 (D)..............................................T Eaves 100 G 12 (2) 610 Unfinishedsympathy (15) R Spencer 8-12..........................A Villiers 93 G 13 (8) 25242 Vertiginous (14) B Meehan 8-12 (BF)................................ P Mulrennan 107 GF BETTING: 7-2 Project Dante, 5 Geocentric, 6 Peggy Sioux, 7 Vintage Clarets, Canonized, 8 Mitbaahy, 10 Ernest Rutherford, 12 Vertiginous. 2.45 ARRAN SCOTTISH SPRINT EBF FILLIES’ STAKES (FILLIES’ AND MARES’ LISTED) (1) 5f 110yds Winner £30,907 (16 run) 1 (6) 551759 Keep Busy (19) J J Quinn 4 9-3 (CD) (F)........................................J Hart 106 GS 10-1 (8-12) 9th of 12, 9l behind Garrus (9-2) at Deauville(FR) 6f Grp 3 gd in Aug 2 (13) 111212 Al Simmo (9) Steph Hollinshead 4 9-0 (BF, D)....................................C Lee 95 GF 10-3fav (9-0) 2nd of 12, ½l behind Wentworth Falls (9-6) at Doncaster 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gf 3 (7) -52334 Bimble (33) H Candy 4 9-0 (D)................................................ P Hanagan 100 G 14-1 (9-2) 4th of 12, 8l behind Double Or Bubble (9-2) at Pontefract 6f fll lst stks (1) gf in Aug 4 (14) 651514 Gellhorn (52) S C Williams 4 9-0 (BF, D)....................................M Ghiani 101 G 5-2fav (9-1) 4th of 6, 7l behind Lovely Breeze (8-8) at Goodwood 6f flls hcp 0-95 (3) sft in Jul 5 (2) -46685 Queen Kahlua (47) S C Williams 4 9-0...................................C Beasley 100 G 33-1 (8-10) 5th of 8, 5l behind Judicial (9-1) at Chester 6f Listed stks (1) gs in Aug 6 (16) 111820 Stars In The Night (30) K Ryan 4 9-0 (D)..............................T Eaves 101 G 20-1 (9-2) 12th of 13, 17l behind Tweet Tweet (9-7) at York 5f fll hcp (2) gd in Aug 7 (9) -59145 Blackberry (9) B Smart 3 8-12 (D)...............................................G Lee 105 G 20-1 (9-5) 5th of 6, 6l behind Khaadem (9-11) at Doncaster 5f listed stks (1) gf 8 (4) 646055 Dandalla (20) K Burke 3 8-12 (D) (EW)...................................... B Curtis 103 G 22-1 (8-9) 5th of 11, 5l behind Tis Marvellous (9-2) at Beverley 5f Listed stks (1) gf in Aug 9 (10) 045457 Let’s (22) K J Condon (IRE) 3 8-12 (D)..................................J M Sheridan 110 GY 80-1 (9-2) 7th of 15, 3½l behind Pearls Galore (9-10) at Tipperary 7f flls Group 3 stks (1) in Aug 10 (5) 234233 Noorban (13) (V) D O’Meara 3 8-12 (CD).........................................S Gray 103 G 7-1 (9-5) 3rd of 8, 2¼l behind Mine’s A Double (9-6) at Ascot 5f hcp 0-95 (3) gf 11 (8) 430192 Operatic (21) S & E Crisford 3 8-12 (D).............................. P J McDonald 107 G 7-1 (9-7) 2nd of 5, 1¼l behind Cairn Island (9-7) at Newmarket 6f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) gf in Aug 12 (11) -52466 Russian River (58) J P O’Brien (IRE) 3 8-12 (D)......................R Dawson 109 GF 6-1 (9-3) 6th of 13, 3½l behind Wren’s Breath (9-3) at Naas 6f fll lst stks (1) gd in Jul 13 (3) 751214 Tenaya Canyon (30) E Walker 3 8-12 (BF, D)..................... P Mulrennan 108 G 5-1fav (9-1) 4th of 13, 1¾l behind Tweet Tweet (9-7) at York 5f fll hcp (2) gd in Aug 14 (12) 332734 Teresa Mendoza (40) K J Condon (IRE) 3 8-12 (D)...................W J Lee 114 GF 17-2 (9-2) 4th of 7, 7l behind Gustavus Weston (10-0) at Curragh 6f Grp 3 (1) in Aug 15 (15) 3-1911 Tweet Tweet (30) D Carroll 3 8-12 (D) (SF)................................ H Shaw ●115 G 7-1 (9-7) won at York 5f fll hcp (2) gd in Aug beating Mid Winster (9-3) by 1¼l, 13 ran 16 (1) 14422 White Lavender (22) Joseph G Murphy (IRE) 3 8-12 (D)........G F Carroll 113 GY 12-1 (9-2) 2nd of 15, nk behind Master Matt (9-9) at Tipperary 5f Listed stks (1) in Aug BETTING: 11-4 Keep Busy, 5 Tweet Tweet, 7 White Lavender, 8 Teresa Mendoza, 10 Russian River, 12 Operatic, Tenaya Canyon, 14 Dandalla, Let’s. 3.20 VIRGIN BET AYR BRONZE CUP HANDICAP (2) 6f Winner £15,462 (25 run) 1 (25) 638024 Bernardo O’Reilly (7) R Spencer 7 9-10 (D) (EW)............A Villiers (3) ●96 G 12-1 (8-6) 4th of 12, 2½l behind Able Kane (8-11) at Doncaster 6f hcp 105 (2) gd 2 (11) 908394 Musicality (15) R Varian 4 9-9 (D)..........................................R Dawson 92 G 10-1 (9-5) 4th of 11, 2½l behind Strike Red (9-5) at Newcastle 6f hcap (3) 3 (22) 114839 Out The Hat (6) J O’Keeffe 3 9-9 (D)...............................P-L Jamin (5) 90 G 25-1 (9-7) 9th of 12, 12l behind Gabrial The Devil (9-4) at Chester 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gs 4 (6) 416411 Secretinthepark (20) (V) R Menzies 11 9-9 (D).............. P J McDonald 89 G 7-1 (9-7) won at Newmarket 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Aug beating Passional (9-0) by ½l, 9 ran 5 (15) 741115 Boogie Time (21) K Burke 3 9-9 (D)........................................... B Curtis 91 G 10-3 (9-5) last of 5, 7l behind Cairn Island (9-7) at Newmarket 6f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) gf in Aug 6 (5) 710012 Show Me Show Me (15) R Fahey 4 9-9.................................P Mathers 92 G 10-1 (9-8) 2nd of 11, 1¼l behind Saluti (9-5) at Newcastle 5f hcap (3) 7 (13) 844233 Danzan (28) (B) T Easterby 6 9-8 (D)............................................D Allan 94 ST 10-3 (9-7) 3rd of 9, ¾l behind Lion Tower (9-9) at Musselburgh 7f hcp 0-90 (3) gd in Aug 8 (8) 521385 Be Proud (5) J Goldie 5 9-8 (C)..................................Miss A Waugh (5) 92 GF 16-1 (9-10) 5th of 17, 2l behind Lezardrieux (8-8) at Haydock 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gf 9 (7) 224373 Ghathanfar (21) T Waggott 5 9-7 (D)........................................T Eaves 94 G 7-1 (9-0) 3rd of 13, 4l behind Just Frank (9-9) at Thirsk 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gd in Aug 10 (16) 435000 Flying Pursuit (21) T Easterby 8 9-7 (CD)..........................D Fentiman 93 G 25-1 (8-9) 10th of 13, 10l behind Just Frank (9-9) at Thirsk 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gd in Aug 11 (17) 806104 Citron Major (8) N Tinkler 6 9-7 (D)........................................ R Scott 92 G 6-1 (8-12) 4th of 7, 6l behind Call Me Ginger (8-7) at Doncaster 6f ladys hcp 0-95 (3) gf 12 (4) 924311 Call Me Ginger (8) J Goldie 5 9-7 (D) (SF)........................ P Mulrennan 94 G 3-1 (8-7) won at Doncaster 6f ladys hcp 0-95 (3) gf beating Lord P (8-9) by 2l, 7 ran 13 (3) -97216 John Kirkup (47) (B) M Dods 6 9-6 (CD).................................C Beasley 93 G 11-2 (9-12) 6th of 9, 2¾l behind Ready Freddie Go (9-4) at Thirsk 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Aug 14 (10) 387815 Fortamour (13) B Haslam 5 9-6 (D)...................................... P Hanagan 92 GS 10-3 (8-8) 5th of 7, 4½l behind Popmaster (9-5) at Ascot 6f hcp 105 (2) gf 15 (20) 304407 Northernpowerhouse (21) B Smart 5 9-6 (D).........................G Lee 92 G 16-1 (8-13) 7th of 13, 7l behind Just Frank (9-9) at Thirsk 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gd in Aug 16 (23) 256323 Ventura Express (14) P Midgley 4 9-6............................. B Robinson 95 GF 5-2 (8-11) 3rd of 7, 3½l behind King Of Stars (9-6) at Pontefract 5f hcp 0-95 (3) gf 17 (2) 0-1113 Twilight Madness (20) S Hodgson 3 9-4 (BF, D)........................J Hart 93 G 1-1fav (9-5) 3rd of 7, 1½l behind Louie de Palma (9-5) at Windsor 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Aug 18 (21) 450712 Mark’s Choice (17) S England 5 9-3 (C, D) (F)...........................C Hardie 94 G 3-1 (9-12) 2nd of 7, ¾l behind Wade’s Magic (8-5) at Ripon 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Aug 19 (1) 330163 Never Dark (5) I Jardine 4 9-3................................................A Mullen 90 GF 6-1 (8-11) 3rd of 6, 2¼l behind Glory Fighter (8-13) at Musselburgh 5f hcp 0-90 (3) gs 20 (14) 556346 Pearl Of Qatar (31) (H) T Davidson 5 9-1 (CD)......................... P Dennis 92 FM 16-1 (9-9) 6th of 11, 3½l behind Call Me Ginger (9-7) at Hamilton 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Aug 21 (18) 935742 Thegreatestshowman (13) (B) A Murphy 5 9-0 (D)......... Doubtful 14-1 (8-6) 2nd of 8, nk behind Mine’s A Double (9-6) at Ascot 5f hcp 0-95 (3) gf 22 (12) 632352 Pockley (22) Miss L Perratt 3 9-0 (D)...................................JP Sullivan 94 GF 20-1 (9-3) 2nd of 7, ½l behind Bowman (9-6) at Carlisle 6f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Aug 23 (24) 404346 Chookie Dunedin (13) K Dalgleish 6 9-0 (CD)....................C Rodriguez 92 GF 14-1 (9-4) 6th of 9, 5l behind Sucellus (9-5) at Haydock 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gf 24 (9) 053475 True Mason (34) (H) Phillip Makin 5 8-12 (D)................................S Gray 93 GS 10-1 (9-0) 5th of 16, 2¾l behind Mark’s Choice (9-0) at Ripon 6f hcp (2) gd in Aug 25 (19) 331631 Thornaby Pearl (48) Adrian Nicholls 3 8-11 (D).................... B McHugh 92 G 13-2 (9-3) won at Doncaster 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Jul beating Mutanaaseq (9-9) by ½l, 8 ran BETTING: 11-2 Call Me Ginger, 8 Mark’s Choice, 12 Twilight Madness, Ghathanfar, Secretinthepark, 14 Danzan, Thornaby Pearl, Show Me Show Me, Pockley, Fortamour. 3.55 VIRGIN BET HANDICAP (3) 2m 1f 105yds Winner £8,100 (5 run) 1 (2) 000324 Lucky Deal (7) (V) M Johnston 6 10-0 (SF)............................. J Fanning 95 ST 2 (4) 491216 Prince Imperial (30) R Hughes 4 9-12 (D)..........................T Heard (5) ●97 G 3 (1) 811218 Let Me Be (54) K Dalgleish 5 9-3 (C).....................................C Rodriguez 95 G 4 (3) 4710-4 Beechwood Jude (24) K Dalgleish 5 9-0.....................................G Lee 96 H 5 (5) 1-5241 Haveyoumissedme (11) I Jardine 3 8-4 (F).............................A Mullen 94 SF BETTING: 9-4 Lucky Deal, 11-4 Prince Imperial, 7-2 Haveyoumissedme, 4 Let Me Be, 8 Beechwood Jude. 4.30 REMUS UOMO HANDICAP (DIV 1) (5) 1m Winner £3,132 (14 run) 1 (8) 333212 Tilsitt (1) R M Smith 4 10-1 (D) (F)...................................S B Kirrane (5) 74 SF 2 (5) 439777 Al Erayg (25) T Easterby 8 9-12 (D).............................................D Allan 74 GF 3 (14) 835253 King Of Tonga (7) D O’Meara 5 9-11..........................................D Nolan 75 S 4 (3) 831153 Merricourt (24) I Jardine 5 9-10 (CD)......................................A Mullen 74 SS 5 (4) -60677 Dancin Boy (21) M Dods 5 9-8 (D)...........................................C Beasley 72 G 6 (9) -41324 Fae The Port (117) K Burke 3 9-7..................................................C Lee 76 G 7 (11) 364312 Little Ted (6) T Easterby 4 9-5 (D)....................................... P Hanagan 73 G 8 (2) -54315 Royal Regent (24) R M Smith 9 9-3 (CD)...............................P Mathers 74 S 9 (13) 704942 Bavardages (22) M & D Easterby 4 9-2 (D) (SF).................. P Mulrennan 75 ST 10 (6) 012297 Bankawi (17) M & D Easterby 4 9-2 (D)........................ Joanna Mason (3) 73 G 11 (7) 237160 Shackabooah (31) S Dixon 4 9-0............................................ B Curtis 74 G 12 (1) 639237 Zoravan (31) (V) K Dalgleish 8 8-11 (C, D)..............................C Rodriguez ●77 GF 13 (12) 364324 Retirement Beckons (9) (H) Miss L Perratt 6 8-7 (CD) (EW).....JP Sullivan 74 GS 14 (10) 386463 Cool Dandy (6) K Dalgleish 3 8-3.......................................... J Fanning 67 GS BETTING: 4 Tilsitt, 13-2 Bavardages, 7 King Of Tonga, 8 Little Ted, 10 Fae The Port, Merricourt, 12 Royal Regent, Bankawi, Al Erayg. 5.00 REMUS UOMO HANDICAP (DIV 2) (5) 1m Winner £3,132 (13 run) 1 (9) 548742 Bringitonboris (15) K Dalgleish 4 9-13 (CD)......................... J Fanning 75 G 2 (7) 807573 Tahonta (21) (B) K Ryan 3 9-8.................................... O McSweeney (7) 75 S 3 (6) 272-00 Twilight Prince (70) R Fahey 3 9-8................................... P Hanagan 50 S 4 (4) 416313 Clay Regazzoni (5) (V) K Dalgleish 4 9-8 (D).....................C Rodriguez 75 ST 5 (3) 345405 North Of Amazing (41) K Burke 3 9-6........................................C Lee 75 S 6 (2) 828361 Motarajel (19) T Easterby 4 9-4 (D) (F)...............................D Fentiman 75 ST 7 (11) 095332 Ron O (21) (V) J L Eyre 3 9-2....................................................... B Curtis ●78 S 8 (5) -84171 Temper Trap (16) T Easterby 4 9-2 (SF).....................................D Allan 73 GS 9 (13) 505 Rhythmic Blues (J25) M & D Easterby 3 9-1........... Joanna Mason (3) 68 ST 10 (8) 376-5 En Couleur (150) M & D Easterby 4 9-0 (BF)....................... P Mulrennan 64 ST 11 (10) 154548 Flying Moon (22) R M Smith 5 8-13 (CD)................................P Mathers 76 G 12 (1) 093165 Havana Go (6) I Jardine 6 8-7 (CD) (EW)....................................A Mullen 77 ST 13 (12) 631486 Lucky Violet (24) (H) Miss L Perratt 9 8-7 (CD)..............................G Lee 72 G BETTING: 4 Temper Trap, 11-2 Bringitonboris, 6 Motarajel, 7 Ron O, 8 Clay Regazzoni, Tahonta, 10 En Couleur, 12 Havana Go. Trainer Claire Hitch and jockey Ben Godfrey have a 67 per cent strike rate when teaming up at Newton Abbot — 2 wins from 3 runners for a level-stake profit of +£32.00pts. So look out for Every Breakin Wave (1.53). STAT OF THE DAY TRAINERS: C Longsdon 2-4 (50%), P & O Cole 4-9 (44%), J Snowden 2-5 (40%), P Nicholls 2-5 (40%), E Walker 7-18 (39%), G Baker 3-8 (38%), J & T Gosden 16-44 (36%), C Appleby 11-31 (35%), C Dwyer 2-6 (33%), A Wintle 3-10 (30%), P Hobbs 2-7 (29%), C Cox 8-30 (27%), J Harrington 15-56 (27%). JOCKEYS: Harry Cobden 3-6 (50%), Liam Harrison 3-7 (43%), Ben Curtis 6-17 (35%), Gavin Sheehan 2-6 (33%), Paddy Brennan 2-6 (33%), James Doyle 9-31 (29%), Rossa Ryan 10-36 (28%), O M McSweeney 3-11 (27%). IN FORM TOP DOG’S BEST KINSLEY FANCIES 11.06 Ay Up Brook (2-3-6) 11.21 Coolanga Storm (5-6-1) 11.36 Sheriffs Rose (2-3-4) 11.51 Jaxleg Swift (3-6-2) 12.06 Christopper (1-2-6) 12.21 Star Bawn (Nap) (5-1-3) 12.36 Foxrock Julie (1-5-4) 12.51 Easy Ella (5-2-3) 1.06 Wilbrook Tikka (6-1-4) 1.21 Hillview Heidi (3-4-6) 1.36 Someoneyouloved (6-3-2) 1.51 Mossie Paws (2-5-3) NEWCASTLE FANCIES 2.04 Slamannan Days (6-4-3) 2.19 Dina Dina Bobina (4-6-3) 2.36 Manx Disco (1-6-4) 2.54 Gartcloss Dakota (1-5-6) 3.09 Remember Lisa (1-6-5) 3.26 Darver Elayne (5-2-6) 3.44 Minnies Baku (1-2-5) 4.04 Avonside Golly (5-6- 4) 4.23 Gartcloss Spence (2-5-1) 4.43 Nitro June (Nap) (6-1-5) 5.03 Ring Of Fire (1-6-5) 5.22 Quilkearn (3-2-5) SWINDON FANCIES 11.13 Blackbird Boy (1-3-4) 11.28 Crusty Freddie (4-6-2) 11.43 Hello Bridie Mai (6-5-2) 11.58 Skimcoat Finch (4-3-2) 12.13 Ringsend Ruby (Nap) (6-1-5) 12.28 Ravenswell Rebel (3-4- 5) 12.43 Storys Elaine (5-1-6) 12.58 Superior Boss (5-1-2) 1.13 Say That Again (6-5-1) 1.28 Ballinulty Blue (4-2-3) 1.44 Bettyville Blitz (1-6-5) 1.59 Jetts Razl (5-4-6)

mirror.co.uk/sport DM1ST FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 51 TALENTED Baaeed is the latest Shadwell star NEWSBOY 1.15 DEODAR 1.45 SILK ROMANCE 2.20 NUANCE (NAP) 2.55 KING OF CONQUEST 3.30 SILENT ESCAPE (NB) 4.05 FAVORITE MOON 4.35 NEENEE’S CHOICE GoinG: Good to Soft. Course: Left-handed, oval, mainly flat track of 1m 7f, with a 5f run-in. 5-8f races run on straight course. 7f 64yd and 1m races start on a chute to the round course. DraW: High numbers have a slight advantage on the straight course. Top Trainers: R Hannon 55-472 (11.7%), J & T Gosden 49-184 (26.6%), W Haggas 40-197 (20.3%), R Charlton 25-158 (15.8%). Top JoCkeys: James Doyle 41-205 (20.0%), Oisin Murphy 34-269 (12.6%), William Buick 23-113 NEWBURY RTV (20.4%), Sean Levey 18-143 (12.6%). profiTaBLe raCes for favs: 1.45. BRITISH STALLION STUDS EBF MAIDEN STAKES (4) 1.15 (2-Y-O) 6f Winner £6,534 (11 run) FORM SP• T p 1 (3) ANIMIST J Gallagher 9-5 ................................................... G Buckell (3) - - 2 (4) BOTANIST G Baker 9-5 ........................................................ P Cosgrave - - 3 (5) 42 DARK SWANSONG (24) C Cox 9-5 (BF) (SF)................................ A Kirby 80 GF 4 (10) DEODAR R Beckett 9-5............................................................ R Hornby - - 5 (2) 7 EvERYONELOvESAGREY (13) A West 9-5 .........Elisha Whittington (5) 28 G 6 (8) 264 FLYING SECRET (10) E J-Houghton 9-5 (BF)............................... W Buick ●84 G 7 (7) NEPTUNIAN M Meade 9-5 (EW)........................................... T Marquand - - 8 (11) SATELLITE CALL A Wintle 9-5 ...............................................D Probert - - 9 (9) WITCH HUNTER R Hannon 9-5 (F)......................................... S M Levey - - 10 (1) 66 DEBBIE’S CHOICE (24) J Bridger 9-0 ...................................David Egan 63 GF 11 (6) SPARKED J Boyle 9-0 .........................................................Rossa Ryan - - BETTING: 7-4 Dark Swansong, 3 Flying Secret, 4 Deodar, 6 Neptunian, 15-2 Witch Hunter. 1.45 DUBAI DUTY FREE FULL OF SURPRISES BRITISH EBF FILLIES’ CONDITIONS STAKES (STR) (2) (2-Y-O) 7f Winner £8,504 (4 run) 1 (3) 15 FAST ATTACK (27) S & E Crisford 9-1 (D) (F) ........................James Doyle 97 SS 2 (2) 21 SILK ROMANCE (21) C Appleby 9-1 (D) (SF) ................................ W Buick ●98 G 3 (4) 16 STAR FROM AFARHH (27) A Balding 9-1 (D) ...........................O Murphy 91 G 4 (1) 1 HEREDIA (20) R Hannon 8-12 .................................................. S M Levey 89 GF BETTING: 5-4 Silk Romance, 3 Fast Attack, 7-2 Star From Afarhh, 5 Heredia. DUBAI DUTY FREE NURSERY (STR) (3) (2-Y-O) 7f 2.20 Winner £5,154 (7 run) 1 (6) 431 NUANCE (47) W Haggas 9-6 (D) (SF)...................................... T Marquand 95 G 2 (5) 7313 JAzz CLUB (8) R Varian 9-6 (Doubtful) ................................. DOUBTFUL 3 (2) 4441 CROUPIER (24) S & E Crisford 9-6 (CD) (F)............................James Doyle 91 GF 4 (1) 4321 ALTRAIF (14) J & T Gosden 9-5 (D)..........................................David Egan 91 G 5 (4) 6219 AMERICAN STAR (28) E Walker 9-4 .......................................O Murphy 89 G 6 (3) 410264 SECRET STRENGTH (14) R Hannon 9-4 ...............................Rossa Ryan 92 G 7 (7) 819 LIKE A LION (40) Muir & Grassick 9-2 (D)................................... M Dwyer 88 S BETTING: 2 Nuance, 3 Croupier, 10-3 Altraif, 5 American Star, 12 Secret Strength, 14 Like A Lion. 41ST RUNNING OF THE HAYNES, HANSON & CLARK 2.55 CONDITIONS STAKES (STR) (2) (2-Y-O) 1m £9,277 (6 run) 1 (1) 1 KING OF CONqUEST (26) C Appleby 9-1 (SF)............................ W Buick 95 G 2 (2) 1 WESTOvER (43) R Beckett 9-1 (D) (F)....................................... R Hornby 90 GS 3 (3) 681 zECHARIAH (57) M Meade 9-1 ............................................. T Marquand ●96 G 4 (6) 1 BOLTHOLE (40) M Bell 8-12 (D) ................................................O Murphy 91 G 5 (5) 2 PARADIAS (26) A King 8-12 ................................................James Doyle 91 G 6 (4) 711 RAWYAAN (31) M Tregoning 8-12 ............................................... D O’Neill 94 G BETTING: 15-8 King Of Conquest, 11-4 Westover, 5 Zechariah, 6 Bolthole, 8 Rawyaan, 10 Paradias. DUBAI DUTY FREE CUP STAKES (LISTED) (STR) (1) 7f 3.30 Winner £22,684 (15 run) 1 (9) -30361 AL SUHAIL (15) (H) C Appleby 4 9-2 (D) (SF) ................................ W Buick 120 G 2 (3) 2-2192 D’BAI (6) (B) C Appleby 7 9-2 (D) ..........................................James Doyle 121 G 3 (1) -37027 MATTHEW FLINDERS (55) E Walker 4 9-2 ................................A Atzeni 115 G 4 (2) 225484 MUMS TIPPLE (20) R Hannon 4 9-2 (D) ...................................... P Dobbs 115 G 5 (11) 10-014 RIvER NYMPH (111) C Cox 4 9-2 (CD) (EW)................................... A Kirby 118 S 6 (13) -20701 SYMBOLIzE (42) A Balding 4 9-2 (D)........................................D Probert 115 GF 7 (5) 11-229 TOMFRE (92) R Beckett 4 9-2 (D) ............................................. R Hornby 119 GS 8 (7) 10-235 ACE AUSSIE (61) J Harrington (IRE) 3 8-13 (D) ........................David Egan 116 G 9 (6) 126-2 ALBASHEER (24) Owen Burrows 3 8-13 (BF, D) ............................ D O’Neill 113 G 10 (15) 1413-4 BARADAR (63) R Varian 3 8-13 (CD) .......................................Rossa Ryan 114 GS 11 (12) 152527 FUNDAMENTAL (52) J & T Gosden 3 8-13 (D).............................M Harley 114 G 12 (10) 617-1 SNASH (206) C Hills 3 8-13.........................................................N Callan 106 SS 13 (4) 22 WONDER ELMOSSMAN (8) J S Moore 3 8-13 ........................... J F Egan 90 GS 14 (8) 1-121 SILENT ESCAPE (27) S bin Suroor 4 8-11 (D) (F)........................O Murphy 119 G 15 (14) 121-77 WITH THANKS (75) W Haggas 4 8-11 (D)............................... T Marquand ●123 H BETTING: 4 Al Suhail, 11-2 D’bai, 6 Albasheer, 7 Silent Escape, 10 Baradar, 12 River Nymph. DUBAI DUTY FREE HANDICAP (2) 1m 4f 4.05 Winner £10,800 (12 run) 1 (3) 17-250 ON TO vICTORY (27) A King 7 10-0 (D)....................................... A Kirby 106 S 2 (2) 2-3621 CALLING THE WIND (49) R Hughes 5 9-12 (D) (EW).................... P Dobbs 100 G 3 (8) 18-100 FAvORITE MOON (91) W Haggas 4 9-11 (D) ........................... T Marquand 101 S 4 (7) 3-6583 SExTANT (15) K Dalgleish 6 9-11 (CD).................................. B Garritty (3) 102 GS 5 (5) -52212 MAKRAM (42) R Charlton 4 9-9 (BF) (SF)..............................James Doyle 103 G 6 (9) -23140 NATE THE GREAT (133) A Balding 5 9-6 .....................................J Bryan ●108 ST 7 (10) 631265 MASTER THE STARS (41) E Dunlop 4 9-3 ......................... M Crehan (3) 107 G 8 (12) 3-3533 LABEEBB (56) S & E Crisford 4 9-0 (D) ........................................ W Buick 105 G 9 (1) 113234 GALAHAD THREEPWOOD (132) M Channon 4 8-12 (D)............. R Hornby 105 ST 10 (4) 1-40 TWISTED REALITY (92) R Beckett 3 8-11 ................................O Murphy 98 GS 11 (11) 1-2188 SURREY GOLD (27) H Morrison 3 8-5 (C) ...............................David Egan 104 GS 12 (6) -73223 STAR CALIBER (41) (H) A Balding 3 8-5 (BF) (F)........................D Probert 103 GS BETTING: 5 Makram, 11-2 Star Caliber, 6 Labeebb, 7 Twisted Reality, 8 Calling The Wind. CROSSLAND EMPLOYMENT SOLICITORS HANDICAP (4) 1m 2f 4.35 BOUVERIE 1.15 WITCH HUNTER 1.45 SILK ROMANCE 2.20 NUANCE 2.55 ZECHARIAH 3.30 SILENT ESCAPE (NAP) 4.05 STAR CALIBER 4.35 DARTINGTON (NB) Trainer TarGeTs (won today’s race at least twice in last 10 years): R Hannon won the 1.15 in ‘14, ‘17 and ‘19. R Hannon won the 2.20 in ‘15, ‘17, ‘18 and ‘19. C Appleby won the 2.55 in ‘13 and ‘20. R Hannon won the 3.30 in ‘17 and ‘19. S bin Suroor won the 3.30 in ‘12 and ‘13. W Haggas won the 3.30 in ‘15 and ‘18. TonGue sTraps: 3.30 D’bai, 4.05 Favorite Moon, Labeebb, 4.35 Kattani. (*=1st time). 1sT TiMe HooDs: 4.05 Star Caliber. Winner £4,347 (10 run) 1 (7) 0-9860 ALTERNATIvE FACT (50) A King 6 9-12 (D)..............................M Harley 87 GS 2 (10) 10/00- SAN PEDRO (J105) P Henderson 4 9-9 ...................................Rossa Ryan - H 3 (4) 0-2111 NEENEE’S CHOICE (15) A Balding 3 9-7 (C, D) (SF)....................O Murphy 88 G 4 (6) 2145-6 CASTING vOTE (15) Christian Williams 4 9-7 (D) ........................... A Kirby 92 GF 5 (5) 374-58 KATTANI (108) M Appleby 5 9-5 ..........................................James Doyle 86 G 6 (3) 21-337 END RESULT (68) D Elsworth 4 9-4 (BF, CD) ..............................D Probert 90 G 7 (9) -53124 ARTHUR’S REALM (28) E Dunlop 3 9-3 .............................. T Marquand 87 GF 8 (2) 5-2238 REMEDIUM (58) R Hannon 3 9-2 ............................................. S M Levey 87 FM 9 (8) -23312 DARTINGTON (8) M Tregoning 4 9-0 (D) (F) ................................ W Buick ●94 G 10 (1) 451617 KENTUCKY KINGDOM (14) H Evans 5 8-13 (D) (EW)................D Costello 89 ST BETTING: 13-8 Neenee’s Choice, 3 Dartington, 6 Arthur’s Realm, 8 End Result, 12 Remedium. HAMDAN’S SHADWELL TO DOWNSIZE BY DAVID YATES THE colours of the late Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum will be a less common sight on British racecourses with a “substantial number” of his horses bound for the sales. Since Mushref gave Sheikh Hamdan his first winner in 1980, his silks – royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap – have been associated with some of the sport’s great names, including 1989 Derby hero Nashwan and 1990 champion sprinter Dayjur. But speculation has been rife his Shadwell Estate Company Ltd – whose latest Group 1 in Europe came via the William Haggastrained Baaeed in the Prix du Moulin at ParisLongchamp 12 days ago – would undergo a downsizing after the sheikh’s death last March. And yesterday “important changes” were announced, including the sale this autumn of horses in training and home-bred yearlings, with a dispersal of Sheikh Hamdan’s band of broodmares to follow. While Shadwell stressed its commitment to “focus on quality and competition at the highest level”, UK director Chris Kennard said: “As part of a long-term plan for Shadwell to operate on a sustainable footing, a recent decision has been made to contract the size of the global business. This will involve the imminent sale of a substantial number of horses, including yearlings, horses in training and breeding stock and, in due course, a reorganisation of each of the worldwide operations.” ■ WILLIAM BUICK was cut to 2-1 (from 7-2) with Paddy Power for the 2021 jockeys’ title after a treble at Yarmouth yesterday. The Dublin firm eased reigning champion Oisín Murphy to 1-3. STEvE CHAPMAN MEMORIAL NOvICES’ HURDLE 1.53 FORM SP• (4) 2m 6f Winner £4,084 (4 run) T p 1 U-3211 EvERY BREAKIN WAvE (29) Claire Hitch 11 11-12 (CD) (F)...B Godfrey (5) ●121 G 2 1-1213 DILIGENT (12) (H) N Hawke 8 10-12 (BF, C) (SF)..................... K Buckley (7) - - 3 945 OSCARS REIGN (61) Alexandra Dunn 4 10-9 ..........................N Scholfield - - 4 0/76- SOUTHFIELD LILY (148) (BH) M Bradstock 5 10-5 .....................J J Burke 96 G BETTING: 8-11 Every Breakin Wave, 11-8 Diligent, 20 Oscars Reign, 25 Southfield Lily. MIKE MCHUGH MEMORIAL HANDICAP CHASE (4) 3m 2f 2.28 Winner £3,594 (4 run) 1 4-7343 FACT OF THE MATTER (17) (B) J Snowden 11 12-0 (F) ............ G Sheehan ●118 G 2 P7-P25 BLACK ANTHEM (24) T Lacey 9 11-12 (C) .................................J J Burke 99 G 3 62-545 CAGE OF FEAR (32) Christian Williams 7 11-9 .........................J Tudor (3) 114 GS 4 2P-212 JOEY STEEL (100) Christian Williams 8 10-5 (BF) (SF).............N Scholfield 113 GF BETTING: 11-8 Joey Steel, 5-2 Fact Of The Matter, 3 Black Anthem, 7 Cage Of Fear. DEvONDALE ELECTRICAL 40TH ANNIvERSARY MARES’ 3.03 NOvICES’ HURDLE (4) 2m 1f Winner £4,084 (8 run) 1 65-441 SHE’S A NOvELTY (24) F O’Brien 6 11-5 (D) (SF) ...............L Harrison (5) 113 G 2 92370- AMELIA’S DANCE (198) (H) R Walford 6 10-12 ........................S Sheppard 114 S 3 7-2232 GINGER DU vAL (24) (H) M Rowley 5 10-12 (F)............. Mr B Bromley (7) ●116 G 4 13- LITTLE JESSTURE (F31) Ben Clarke 5 10-12 (CD) (EW).............. B R Jones - - 5 7-55P4 ROqUE ANGEL (24) (H) M Rowley 5 10-12 ..........................A Edwards (3) 86 G 6 GAELIC BELLE (F427) Chris Honour 4 10-10 ..............................D Noonan - - 7 6 INCE (24) F O’Brien 4 10-10 ......................................................P Brennan 82 G 8 90 SAxON qUEEN (16) P Bowen 4 10-10 .........................................J Bowen 45 G BETTING: 11-10 She’s A Novelty, 3 Ginger Du Val, 6 Amelia’s Dance, 7 Little Jessture, 10 Ince, 25 Roque Angel, 50 Gaelic Belle, Saxon Queen. PRO-BET STAR CALIBER (4.05 Newbury) 3pts win TODAY’S FAB 4 TIPS NORTHERNER’S NAP MERRICOURT (4.30 Ayr) TOPSPOT TWEET TWEET (2.45 Ayr) SHARON CORAL’S 60TH BIRTHDAY BASH 4.50 FORM SP• NURSERY (6) (2-Y-O) 7f Winner £2,322 (13 run) T p 1 (10) 9691 ODISSEO (11) M Botti 9-13(6ex) (D) (SF) ...............................S Cherchi (3) 62 SF 2 (1) 560 STARGAzER LILY (15) A Watson 9-7 (EW)...................................H Doyle 62 ST 3 (8) 9537 STREAK JAzz (37) R Brisland 9-6 .........................................T Ladd (3) 62 SS 4 (11) 0703 BELOvED OF ALL (76) C Dunnett 9-3 .....................................E J Walsh 59 G 5 (13) 80073 MYTHICAL STAR (4) R Hughes 9-2 (BF) ............................... DOUBTFUL 6 (5) 0588 TRAvERS (3) (B) S P C Woods 9-2 ............................................. D Keenan 63 G 7 (6) 8076 HURRY UP HEDLEY (11) (B) W Haggas 9-2 (F) ............................C Fallon 62 SF 8 (7) 8866 PERCEIvABLE (8) (H) J Butler 8-11 ............................................. G Wood 62 G 9 (2) 4094 MILD REFLECTION (37) J Portman 8-11 ............................... DOUBTFUL 10 (9) 889312 THATSTHEFINEST (4) J Butler 8-10 (CD) ..................................L Morris 65 ST 11 (4) 064325 TWISTALINE (8) B Millman 8-10.............................................. R Coakley ●66 GF 12 (3) 0907 HEN HARRIER (17) J Boyle 8-8 ..................................Georgia Dobie (3) 62 SS 13 (12) 8809 HONEYWELL (18) R Harris 8-8 .................................................T Whelan 48 GF BETTING: 11-4 Odisseo, 7-2 Hurry Up Hedley, 9-2 Thatsthefinest, 8 Twistaline, Streak Jazz. UNIBET CASINO DEPOSIT 10 GET 40 BONUS NOvICE STAKES 5.25 (5) 6f Winner £3,510 (11 run) 1 (7) 897 ALAFDHAL (13) P McEntee 3 9-5 ...............................................L Morris 61 ST 2 (10) 54 BLACKTHIRTYONE (25) A West 3 9-5 .................................... J Haynes 62 ST 3 (2) 23-3 SHOBIz (13) C Hills 3 9-5 (F) .................................................C Shepherd 81 GS 4 (4) 622 THALER (107) Sir M Stoute 3 9-5 (BF) (SF)..............................R Kingscote ●89 ST 5 (8) ARE YOU ABLE P Evans 4 9-2 .............................................. G Downing - - 6 (6) 07/7-0 WINALOTWITHALITTLE (79) J R Jenkins 5 9-2 ................Jimmy quinn 33 ST 7 (3) DARK SIDE DIAMOND C Dwyer 3 9-0 ................T Hammer Hansen (3) - - 8 (1) 7- DREAM A LITTLE (351) E Walker 3 9-0 (EW) ...............................H Doyle 67 GS 9 (11) 22 FROSTED ANGEL (23) Brian O’Rourke 3 9-0 (BF)........................R Havlin 79 G 10 (9) 9-7 HOPE SPRINGS (23) (H) J Boyle 3 9-0 ................................... C Bennett 51 ST 11 (5) TRIDEvI J Fox 3 9-0 ............................................................S Hitchcott - - BETTING: 11-8 Thaler, 9-4 Shobiz, 7-2 Frosted Angel, 12 Dream A Little, 14 Are You Able. UNIBET NEW INSTANT ROULETTE HANDICAP (5) 7f 6.00 Winner £3,240 (11 run) 1 (11) 4-2276 BLACKCASTLE STORM (87) (B) R Hughes 4 9-11 (D) ............. DOUBTFUL 2 (1) 448075 PHUKET POWER (28) (V) T Dascombe 4 9-10 (CD)................W Carver (3) 72 ST 3 (10) -55855 EMRAAN (41) (V) I Williams 5 9-10 .........................................R Kingscote 77 ST 4 (5) 124080 AL SUIL EILE (37) S A Harris 5 9-9 (CD) ................................... S W Kelly 77 SS 5 (8) 469327 ALLERBY (21) H Candy 3 9-7 (BF) ................................................ G Wood 77 SS 6 (7) 8363 RAJMEISTER (44) (H) Tom Clover 3 9-7 .................................. J Mitchell 76 SS 7 (9) 448751 LIGER KING (19) W Knight 3 9-4 (D) (SF)................................C Shepherd 78 SS 8 (2) 007934 LOS CAMACHOS (16) (B) J Gallagher 6 8-13 (C, D) (EW).. Grace McEntee (5) 77 GF 9 (6) 0-4455 ACTAEA (23) (H) H Main 3 8-13 ....................................................C Fallon 74 SS 10 (4) 5668-1 CAPLA DREAM (122) J Tuite 3 8-13 (F).......................R Clutterbuck (5) 76 GS 11 (3) 8-638 CROCUS (18) E Walker 3 8-12.......................................................H Doyle 74 FM BETTING: 4 Liger King, 5 Capla Dream, 6 Rajmeister, 7 Allerby, Los Camachos, 8 Crocus. UNIBET/BREEDERS BACKING RACING EBF NOvICE STAKES (5) 6.30 NEWMARKET’S BEST NUANCE (2.20 Newbury) SPEEDHORSE ZECHARIAH (2.55 Newbury) 1m 4f Winner £4,050 (10 run) 1 (8) 3-1 RESTITUTION (143) A King 3 9-9 ...............................................C Fallon 73 GF 2 (9) THEBANNERKINGREBEL (J27) J Snowden 8 9-9 ................C Shepherd - - 3 (10) 31 BEHOLDING (16) J & T Gosden 3 9-4 (D) (F).................................R Havlin 83 ST 4 (1) CU CHULAINN B Meehan 3 9-2 (EW) .........................................L Morris - - 5 (5) 96 JOY COAST (59) I Mohammed 3 9-2 ........................................ L Steward 51 ST 6 (4) 2 KING CAPELLA (15) Sir M Stoute 3 9-2 (SF) .........................R Kingscote ●85 GF 7 (6) 62 SCHERBOBALOB (36) A Carroll 3 9-2 ........................................H Doyle 59 G 8 (7) 8 LASSIE (62) (H) J-R Auvray 3 8-11 ..........................................Jane Elliott 37 GF 9 (3) 67 SALONNIERE (22) Matt Crawley 3 8-11 ........................R Clutterbuck (5) 41 ST 10 (2) 9 UNDOMIEL (21) P Webber 3 8-11 ..........................................W Carver (3) - GF BETTING: 11-10 Beholding, 9-4 King Capella, 5 Restitution, 10 Thebannerkingrebel. LONGEST TRAVELLER By road, Manton-based Brian Meehan sends LOCKE (1.35), vERTIGINOUS (2.10) on a 383-mile trip to Ayr. NEWTON ABBOT NEWTONABBOTRACING.COM HANDICAP HURDLE (5) 2m 1f 3.38 Winner £2,723 (12 run) 1 142-34 FLAMENCO DE KERSER (120) (H) Mrs R Ford 6 12-0 (EW).... R McLernon 106 G 2 B17/4- BORAK (147) D Faulkner 9 11-12 .............................................N Scholfield 87 S 3 4-PP6P PERCY (24) (B) M Sheppard 7 11-10 ..........................................S Sheppard 101 G 4 -25240 BLAzING SADDLES (32) J Scott 6 11-9 ................................M Griffiths 109 GS 5 P-6112 EASKEY LAD (61) D Burchell 6 11-3 (F) ....................................B R Jones 107 GF 6 03430- JUST NO RISK (149) S Thomas 5 11-2 ......................... S Twiston-Davies 103 G 7 352-87 GOOD BYE (123) (B) A Jones 6 11-0 .........................................DOUBTFUL 8 9-2516 ALRAMz (65) Mrs S Gardner 5 10-10 (C) ...............................Lucy Gardner 105 S 9 86531- THINqUE TANK (197) C Longsdon 5 10-7 ....................... Paul O’Brien (3) 105 S 10 4P50-1 SERGEANT (17) M Harris 4 10-3 (CD) (SF) ...........................M Bastyan (3) 110 GF 11 -75D89 INvINCIBLE WISH (32) S-J Davies 9 10-0 .......................... W T Kennedy 109 GS 12 P9-753 BALzAC (4) Sheila Lewis 4 10-0 .................................. Sean Houlihan (3) ●113 G BETTING: 9-4 Sergeant, 11-2 Easkey Lad, 6 Thinque Tank, 8 Balzac, 10 Flamenco De Kerser, Alramz, 12 Borak, Just No Risk. 4.13 KEMPTON UNIBET 3 UNIBOOSTS A DAY (JOCKEY CLUB GRASSROOTS 7.00 STAYERS’ SERIES) HANDICAP (4) 2m Winner £5,400 (8 run) 1 (3) 1/4124 COCHISE (92) Miss S West 5 10-0 ..............................................T Whelan 78 G 2 (4) /097-6 DARKSIDEOFTARNSIDE (28) N Mulholland 7 9-9 ......................R Havlin 57 S 3 (8) 16/8-1 OLYMPIC HONOUR (22) E Williams 5 9-6 (D) (F) ...................... S W Kelly ●79 G 4 (2) 51-356 GOOD SOUL (22) H Palmer 3 9-1 .................................................C Fallon 74 ST 5 (7) -11123 YAGAN (16) Sir M Prescott 3 8-9 (SF)...........................................L Morris 76 ST 6 (1) 534441 EvALUATION (27) Sir M Stoute 3 8-8 (D) ..............................R Kingscote 75 G 7 (6) 548323 DREAMBIRD (15) R Charlton 3 8-8 (EW).......................................H Doyle 77 GF 8 (5) 537323 ARTEMIS SKY (16) M Tregoning 3 8-6 ..................................... C Bennett 74 GF BETTING: 3 Olympic Honour, 10-3 Yagan, Evaluation, 8 Good Soul, Dreambird, Cochise. TRY OUR NEW RUNNER BOOST AT UNIBET HANDICAP (6) 1m 3f 7.30 Winner £2,322 (14 run) 1 (7) 57-247 FLAT TO THE MAx (24) S Hodgson 6 9-12 .................................R Havlin 70 YS 2 (5) -20754 EAGLESGLEN (36) (B) Tom Clover 4 9-11 (EW)........................... J Mitchell 68 ST 3 (13) 71700/ ISOSCELES (J344) J Flint 5 9-10 .............................................W Cox (3) - SS 4 (8) 810415 LIKE SUGAR (107) K P De Foy 4 9-8 (BF, C) ...............................D Muscutt ●72 ST 5 (1) 0787 ALMUFEED (35) S Curran 4 9-7................................. Grace McEntee (5) 67 GF 6 (6) 3102-8 BUSTED ICE (30) S Dow 6 9-7 ..............................................J Duern (3) 10 G 7 (3) 67-6 RUMI (212) R Charlton 3 9-6 (F)..................................................T Whelan 63 ST 8 (11) 63-366 PROMISES (16) Suzi Best 4 9-6 ..................................................L Morris 65 G 9 (10) 74-062 PRIDE OF NEPAL (32) J Scott 3 9-5 ....................................C Shepherd 67 ST 10 (4) -08253 RUSKIN RED (40) D Coakley 4 9-4 ..............................................C Fallon 69 G 11 (12) 44056 MORANI KALI (48) Martin Smith 3 9-4 .......................... Georgia Lea (7) 69 SS 12 (2) -89144 HY EALES (38) J Spearing 4 9-3 (SF)........................................ S W Kelly 70 G 13 (9) 577562 SAvITAR (23) L Carter 6 9-0 .................................................... J Haynes 71 ST 14 (14) -36508 LHEBAYEB (30) V Dartnall 3 8-10.................................C Hutchinson (5) 69 SS BETTING: 9-2 Ruskin Red, 6 Like Sugar, 13-2 Pride Of Nepal, 7 Eaglesglen, Savitar, 8 Rumi. RACINGTv.COM HANDICAP (DIv 1) (6) 1m 8.00 Winner £2,322 (14 run) 1 (11) -77095 KALOOR (43) C Banham 5 10-0 (D) ............................................ J Haynes 65 GS 2 (3) 36-967 SAMPHIRE COAST (15) (V) D Shaw 8 9-12 (CD)......................... D Keenan 70 ST 3 (14) -66U40 LATENT HEAT (37) A Carroll 5 9-11 (D) .................................... L Steward 71 S 4 (1) 5-0715 PRIDE OF HAWRIDGE (28) B Millman 3 9-9 (D)...................... R Coakley 72 G 5 (13) 0-8042 PUBLICIST (23) (H) J Tate 3 9-8 (C) (F) ................................... J Mitchell 68 SS 6 (2) 064-6 ARIzONA GOLD (31) P & O Cole 3 9-8 ....................................M Tabti (7) 64 ST 7 (5) 47-907 PROCLAIMER (14) J Camacho 4 9-7 .....................................R Kingscote 68 G 8 (10) 7-79 WON LOvE (53) J Tuite 3 9-7 .....................................................R Havlin 64 ST 9 (12) 333435 UNCLE DICK (17) E J-Houghton 3 9-6 ........................................ C Bishop ●74 G 10 (6) 425307 CARPENTIER (23) Sir M Prescott 3 9-5 ......................................L Morris 73 ST 11 (9) 582417 SHYJACK (24) (V) C Dunnett 6 9-3 (CD).....................................E J Walsh 71 G 12 (4) 967-10 TREBLE CLEF (156) (B) L Carter 6 8-10 (CD) (EW) ...................C Shepherd 70 ST 13 (8) 554292 PEDESTAL (18) D Flood 7 8-8 (SF)...............................................H Doyle 69 GY 14 (7) 753656 STARCHANT (21) J Bridger 5 8-7 ......................................... G Rooke (3) 63 GS BETTING: 7-2 Publicist, 5 Uncle Dick, 6 Pride Of Hawridge, Pedestal, 8 Proclaimer. RACINGTv.COM HANDICAP (DIv 2) (6) 1m 8.30 RACING PARTNERSHIP TRP CONDITIONAL JOCKEYS’ HANDICAP HURDLE (4) 3m 2f 105yds Winner £3,159 (6 run) 1 3-8561 AYE AYE CHARLIE (17) Christian Williams 9 12-1 (CD) (F) ........J Tudor (3) 110 S 2 533211 DECORATION OF WAR (9) M Young 6 12-0 (SF) ................... J Dixon (3) 114 G 3 7-3P22 EASYRUN DE vASSY (11) P Nicholls 7 11-12 (D)..................A Cheleda (6) ●121 G 4 348-00 KENDELU (16) N Hawke 6 10-12 (C)............................................T Buckley 117 S 5 9098/3 WHATSTHECRAICJACK (61) P Hobbs 8 10-5 .................. Sean Houlihan 100 S 6 8U5-2 vALENTINO (77) Miss J Du Plessis 6 10-0 ............................ H Kimber (5) 105 G BETTING: 6-5 Decoration Of War, 9-4 Aye Aye Charlie, 4 Easyrun De Vassy, 14 Valentino, 20 Whatsthecraicjack, Kendelu. DEvONDALE ELECTRICAL 40TH ANNIvERSARY NOvICES’ 4.45 CHASE (3) 3m 2f Winner £7,080 (4 run) 1 -21F21 EGLANTINE DU SEUIL (17) P Nicholls 7 11-5 (C) (SF) ................H Cobden ●149 GF 2 76-2F3 ARC OF BUBBLES (27) Mrs H Nelmes 6 11-2 ................. Paul O’Brien (3) 98 GF 3 31PP/6 MISTER ROBBO (26) D Faulkner 10 11-2 ...............................N Scholfield - - 4 4PP- SISTER RAPHAEL (153) J Flint 5 10-9 (F)...................................C Brace - - BETTING: 1-20 Eglantine Du Seuil, 14 Arc Of Bubbles, 25 Sister Raphael, 33 Mister Robbo. 5.15 SKY SPORTS RACING ON SKY 415 OPEN NH FLAT RACE (5) 2m 1f Winner £1,906 (3 run) 1 4/43 BARI BREEzE (118) M Harris 6 11-0 (SF)...................................P Brennan ●108 GS 2 1 BEST PAL (145) S Drinkwater 4 10-12 ........................... S Twiston-Davies - - 3 3 LOUP DE MAULDE (29) Christian Williams 4 10-12 .................J Tudor (3) 99 G BETTING: 11-10 Bari Breeze, 7-4 Loup De Maulde, 7-2 Best Pal. Winner £2,322 (13 run) 1 (4) 332025 DOURADO (16) (V) P Chamings 7 10-0 (C, D) ..................R Clutterbuck (5) 72 G 2 (2) 644333 POET’S EYE (23) K P De Foy 4 9-12 (BF) ............................S Osborne (5) 69 SS 3 (7) 160977 MAKAMBE (13) C Banham 6 9-10 (CD) ....................................... J Haynes 55 ST 4 (13) 1-0446 AL TARMAAH (38) L Carter 4 9-10 .............................................L Jones 71 G 5 (3) 5489 CHIFA (30) E De Giles 4 9-8 .......................................................T Whelan 69 GF 6 (5) 4658 TITANEASY (17) J Bridger 6 9-7 .......................................... G Rooke (3) 65 S 7 (1) 4-5989 APPRECIATE (17) Tom Clover 3 9-7 ......................................... J Mitchell 68 S 8 (6) 985334 NORTHBOUND (21) J Camacho 3 9-6 (F)............................... DOUBTFUL 9 (8) 225155 MABO (22) (B) G Harris 6 9-5 (CD) ...............................................L Morris 64 ST 10 (11) 680494 CATCH MY BREATH (19) J Ryan 5 9-4 (D) (EW) ....................... D Keenan 68 ST 11 (12) 49-684 WHATzUPWITHME (21) M Loughnane 3 9-3 ...............................P Prince 69 G 12 (9) 716452 MOUNTAIN ASH (25) B Millman 3 8-9 (D) (SF).............................H Doyle 69 S 13 (10) 9050/5 LADY GWHINNYvERE (36) J Spearing 7 8-7 .......................Jane Elliott 46 G BETTING: 3 Poet’s Eye, 7-2 Mountain Ash, 6 Dourado, Mabo, 8 Whatzupwithme. NEWSBOY 1.53 EVERY BREAKIN WAVE 2.28 JOEY STEEL 3.03 SHE’S A NOVELTY 3.38 BALZAC 4.13 DECORATION OF WAR 4.45 EGLANTINE DU SEUIL 5.15 BARI BREEZE BOUVERIE 1.53 DILIGENT 2.28 BLACK ANTHEM 3.03 SHE’S A NOVELTY 3.38 BALZAC 4.13 DECORATION OF WAR 4.45 EGLANTINE DU SEUIL 5.15 BARI BREEZE SKY GoinG: Good-Good to Firm in places. Course: Left-handed track of 1m 1f, with 7 easy fences to a circuit and a short run-in. Top Trainers: P Nicholls 49-166 (29.5%), F O’Brien 23-85 (27.1%), P Hobbs 18-116 (15.5%), P Bowen 12-57 (21.1%), J Scott 11-75 (14.7%). Top JoCkeys: Harry Cobden 32-158 (20.3%), Sam Twiston-Davies 25-108 (23.1%), Nick Scholfield 17-121 (14.0%), Paddy Brennan 16-67 (23.9%). Trainer TarGeTs (won today’s race at least twice in last 10 years): None. 1sT TiMe BLinkers: 3.38 Percy. CHeekpieCes: 2.28 Black Anthem, Joey Steel, 3.38 Blazing Saddles*, Borak, Easkey Lad, Sergeant, 4.13 Easyrun De Vassy, Kendelu, Valentino, 4.45 Arc Of Bubbles, Eglantine Du Seuil, Sister Raphael*. TonGue sTraps: 1.53 Every Breakin Wave, 2.28 Black Anthem, Fact Of The Matter, 3.03 Ginger Du Val, Little Jessture*, She’s A Novelty, 3.38 Blazing Saddles, Borak, Thinque Tank, 4.13 Easyrun De Vassy, 4.45 Arc Of Bubbles, Eglantine Du Seuil. (*=1st time). 1sT run sinCe WinD op: 3.38 Good Bye. profiTaBLe raCes for favs: 3.03. NEWSBOY 4.50 STREAK JAZZ 5.25 THALER 6.00 LOS CAMACHOS 6.30 KING CAPELLA 7.00 YAGAN 7.30 SAVITAR 8.00 PUBLICIST 8.30 DOURADO BOUVERIE 4.50 THATSTHEFINEST 5.25 THALER 6.00 RAJMEISTER 6.30 KING CAPELLA 7.00 OLYMPIC HONOUR 7.30 HY EALES 8.00 PEDESTAL 8.30 DOURADO RTV GoinG: Standard to Slow. Course: Right-handed, all-weather Polytrack. There are two oval tracks; the outer is 1m2f, inner is 1m (1m2f & 5f races only). DraW: No advantage. Top Trainers: J & T Gosden 94-360 (26.1%), A Watson 53-255 (20.8%), R Charlton 47-269 (17.5%), E Walker 43-289 (14.9%), H Palmer 43-223 (19.3%), M Botti 42-381 (11.0%), A King 40-334 (12.0%), Sir M Stoute 33-200 (16.5%), A Carroll 33- 449 (7.3%), W Haggas 32-196 (16.3%), R Hughes 32-308 (10.4%), W Knight 27-246 (11.0%), J Butler 25-267 (9.4%), C Hills 24-220 (10.9%). Top JoCkeys: Luke Morris 84-897 (9.4%), Hollie Doyle 69-523 (13.2%), Robert Havlin 65-402 (16.2%), Richard Kingscote 51-369 (13.8%), Jack Mitchell 39-319 (12.2%), Callum Shepherd 32-380 (8.4%), Shane W Kelly 31-520 (6.0%), Daniel Muscutt 29-343 (8.5%), Charles Bishop 20-350 (5.7%), George Wood 18-234 (7.7%), Joey Haynes 12-262 (4.6%), Stefano Cherchi 10-83 (12.0%), Cieren Fallon 9-128 (7.0%). Trainer TarGeTs (won today’s race at least twice in last 10 years): None. 1sT TiMe BLinkers: 4.50 Travers, 6.00 Blackcastle Storm, 8.00 Treble Clef. CHeekpieCes: 4.50 Hen Harrier*, Mild Reflection, Thatsthefinest, 5.25 Frosted Angel*, 7.00 Darksideoftarnside, 7.30 Flat To The Max, Isosceles, Promises*, 8.00 Pride Of Hawridge, Uncle Dick, 8.30 Al Tarmaah*, Catch My Breath, Makambe, Mountain Ash, Poet’s Eye*. TonGue sTraps: 4.50 Travers, 5.25 Dream A Little*, Frosted Angel, Thaler, 6.00 Actaea, Emraan, Liger King, 6.30 Cu Chulainn*, Joy Coast, Thebannerkingrebel, 7.00 Evaluation, 7.30 Eaglesglen, Flat To The Max, Isosceles, 8.00 Kaloor. (*=1st time). profiTaBLe raCes for favs: 8.00. SINGLE-SHOT STAR (Top in-form jockey with just one booked ride) Harry Cobden: EGLANTINE DU SEUIL (4.45 Newton Abbot)

52 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 rugby union it all kicks off tonight DM1ST alex spink’s club-by-club guide to new season BATH Rugby director: Stuart Hooper Last 5 seasons (2017-21): 5th, 6, 6, 4 (semi-finals), 7 Stars in: Danny Cipriani (Gloucester) Stars out: Zach Mercer, Henry Thomas, Rhys GLOUCESTER Head coach: George Skivington Last 5 seasons: 9, 7, 3 (s/f), 7, 11 Stars in: Adam Hastings (Glasgow) Stars out: Danny Cipriani, Willi Heinz, Matt Garvey, Tom Hudson LEICESTER Head coach: Steve Borthwick Last 5 seasons: 4 (s/f), 5, 11, 11, 6 Stars in: Freddie Burns (Japan), Juan Pablo Socino (Saracens) Stars out: Johnny McPhillips, Tomas Lavanini, Zack Henry, Ben White NORTHAMPTON Rugby director: Chris Boyd Last 5 seasons: 7, 9, 4 (s/f), 8, 5 Stars in: Frank Lomani (Melbourne, Aus), Juarno Augustus (Stormers, SA), Chris Cook (Bristol). Stars out: Francois van Wyk, Owen Franks, WASPS Head coach: Lee Blackett Last 5 seasons: 1 (r/u), 3 (s/f), 8, 2 (r/u), 8 Stars in: Francois Hougaard (Worcester), Elliott Stooke (Bath), Ali Crossdale (Saracens), Nizaam Carr (Bulls, Priestland, Will Chudley, Jamie Bhatti, Elliott Prediction: 12th Odds: 50-1 Prediction: 5th Odds: 20-1 Harry Mallinder. SA), Vaea Fifita (Hurricanes, NZ) Stooke, Jack Walker, Ross Batty HARLEQUINS LONDON IRISH Prediction: 7th Odds: 25-1. Stars out: Will Rowlands, Lima Sopoaga, Prediction: 8th Title odds: 25-1 Senior coach: Tabai Matson Rugby director: Declan Kidney SALE Tommy Taylor, Simon McIntyre, Kieran BRISTOL Last 5 seasons: 6, 10, 5, 6, 4 Last 5 seasons: 1 (promoted), 12 Rugby director: Alex Sanderson Brookes, Juan De Jongh Rugby director: Pat Lam (champs) (relegated), 1 (pro), 10, 9 Last 5 seasons: 10, 8, 7, 5, 3 (s/f) Prediction: 9th Odds: 25-1 Last 5 seasons: 12 (relegated), 1 Stars in: Tommaso Allan Stars in: Marcel van der Merwe Players in: Tommy Taylor, Simon WORCESTER (promoted), 9, 3, 1 (s/f) Stars in: Tom Whiteley (Benetton), Huw Jones (Glasgow) Stars out: Mike Brown, Nathan Earle, Scott (La Rochelle), Ben White (Leicester), Rory Jennings (Clermont) McIntyre (both Wasps), Nick Schonert (Worcester) Head coach: Jonathan Thomas Last 5 seasons: 11, 11, 10, 9, 12 (Saracens) Baldwin (Worcester), Ben Tapuai, James Stars out: Waisake Naholo, TJ Ioane, Blair Players out: WillGriff John, Jake Cooper- Stars in: Duhan van der Merwe, Stars out: Ben Earl, Max Malins, Chris Cook, Lang Cowan, Tom Homer Woolley, Valery Morozov Rory Sutherland (both Siale Piutau Prediction: 6th Odds: 11-1 Prediction: 10th Odds: 125-1 Prediction: 2nd Odds: 7-1 Edinburgh), Scott Baldwin Prediction: 4th Odds: 5-1 NEWCASTLE SARACENS (Harlequins), Owen Williams (below) PRIZE GUY: Gloucester’s EXETER Jonny May with Prem trophy Rugby director: Dean Rugby director: Mark McCall (Japan), Willi Heinz, Matt Rugby director: Rob Baxter Richards Last 5 seasons: 3 (s/f), 2 Garvey (both Gloucester), Last 5 seasons: 2 (runners-up), 1 Last 5 seasons: 8, 4, 12 (champ), 2 (champ), 12 Christian Judge, Will (champions), 1 (r/u), 1 (r/u), 1 (rel), 1 (pro), 10 (demoted), 2 (pro) Chudley (both Bath) (champ), 2 (r/u) Stars in: Mike Brown, Nathan Earle Stars in: Ivan van Zyl (Bulls, SA), Ethan Lewis Stars out: Duncan Weir, Stars in: Josh Iosefa-Scott (Waikato), Sean (both Harlequins) (Cardiff) Francois Hougaard, O’Brien (Connacht) Stars out: Tom Arscott, Joel Stars out: Ali Crossdale, Tom Whiteley, Juan Schonert, Cornell Du Stars out: Tomas Francis, Alex Cuthbert, Matavesi, Cooper Vuna, John Pablo Socino, Jonathan Kpoku, Michael Preez Elvis Taione Hardie. Rhodes Prediction: 13th Prediction: 3rd Odds: 9-4 Prediction: 11th Odds: 150-1 Prediction: 1st Odds: 9-4 Odds: 100-1

mirror.co.uk/sport DM1ST bRisTol v saRaCENs 7.45pm golf CoUNTDoWN To THE RyDER CUp FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 53 i’m buzzing to be back More Sarries star Earl like a ‘kid in a sweet shop’ ahead of season By alex Spink Rugby Correspondent @alexspinkmirror SaracenS come off the naughty step tonight vowing to turn the page on a year of penance. Fined £5.36million and kicked out of the Premiership for multiple salary cap breaches, the Londoners were forced to win their place back at English rugby’s top table. Mark McCall’s squad did so without complaint and their reward is a date under the Bristol lights in this evening’s curtain raiser. A crowd of 20,000 is expected at Ashton Gate to see how Saracens 2.0 compare to the original, which won five Premiership titles and three European Cups. It will be particularly emotional for Ben Earl, back at Sarries after being on loan with Pat Lam’s Bears last season. And the England international hinted at what fans can expect by saying: “We’ve spoken about starting a new chapter at the club. If anything it’s better now. The culture’s stronger, the group feels tighter than ever. “That’s not to say there weren’t tough times, there were of course. But we’ve come through that and are massively energised to be back. “We’re excited about where this journey takes us. Absolutely buzzing. I’ve got that first day at school feeling. I’m like a kid in a sweetshop.” Earl won the European Challenge Cup and played in two Premiership semi-finals By alex Spink PAT LAM has demanded Bristol shrug off their play-off heartbreak and reach this season’s Premiership Final. Bears (right) kick off the new campaign against Saracens during his time with Bristol. But he insists he feels no divided loyalties. “I’ve nothing but good things to say about Bristol, the way they do things, the friends I made and the city itself,” he said. “I loved my time there. But that chapter for me is over and it’s all about repaying the faith and loyalty Sarries have shown in me.” In Saracens’ absence, Bristol finished last season in top spot but blew their title hopes by coughing up a 28-0 lead to Harlequins in their play-off semi-final. Sarries recovered from losing to Cornish Pirates to r e a c h t h e Championship final where they easily beat Ealing. They did so with a stronger team, on paper at least, than they field today as Lions quintet Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje, Elliot Daley, Jamie George and Mako Vunipola miss out. But Alex Lozowski, Nick Isiekwe and Earl are back from loan spells and the latter likes the atmosphere he has returned to. “We’ve such a good bond,” said Earl. “We can be honest with each other and push each other in ways maybe other teams can’t.’’ tonight, 90 days on from blowing a 28-0 semi-final lead to Harlequins. It was the first major setback Lam has experienced since joining the club. “We’ve got to take the learning from that semifinal,” he said. “When I THE RIGHT NOISES earl cannot wait to resume action with Saracens after a season out on loan laM: Sore bearS aiM for final was asked to come to Bristol, I set a plan out for five years. “This year, the fourth year of the plan, it is to make the final.” Bristol have lost Ben Earl and Max Malins, who have returned from season-long loans to Saracens. Lions prop Kyle Sinckler and Fiji’s Semi Radradra are also missing. than a dreaM The fun image of Fleetwood and Molinari in bed with the trophy tommy still my By neil McleMan FRANCESCO MOLINARI insists he won’t be at all jealous if big pal Tommy Fleetwood ends up in bed with the Ryder Cup and a different partner next weekend. The Moliwood pairing famously combined to win all four Paris matches together in 2018 as Europe romped to victory. And the enduring image of the long French weekend has been the video of Molinari and Fleetwood waking up together with the trophy after a drunken night of celebration. The Italian became the first European to win all five of his matches in 2018 but will be watching Whistling Straits from his LA home after failing to qualify this year. And the world No.167 said: “I wish I could be there but it is not going to be too weird for me. I wish the European team all the best and I hope to see Tommy and the rest of the lads celebrating at the end – however they do it. “Will I mind if he ends up in bed again? No! I’m hoping we get another chance some dream partner time in the future. So pecking order. Tommy is EXCLUSIVE hopefully it’s not the end going to be fine. He will of our partnership. It be one of the team would be great to be leaders, though it didn’t there together in Rome feel like he was a rookie (in 2023). last time in Paris.” “Every bit of the Molinari was the partnership with him was hottest player on the just brilliant. When you’re planet in 2018 as he won winning matches, you his first PGA Tour title have fun. I will make sure (the Quicken Loans I phone him every night National in Washington to keep in the right frame DC) by eight shots and of mind.” then the Open at Captain Padraig Carnoustie before his Harrington has the task Ryder Cup heroics. of finding Fleetwood a But the former world new partner in Wisconsin. No.5 has never been the “Tommy has the same player since losing advantage of being a the final-round lead at player with no the 2019 Masters. weaknesses so you can And moving his family pair him up pretty much from London to Los with anyone,” said Angeles just before the Molinari (celebrating with pandemic, coupled with a Fleetwood, below). back injury which saw “Sometimes it’s a him miss the Olympics, double-edged sword has seen him slowly slide because you end up down the rankings. filling the gaps when “It’s been really you’re like that, so difficult for me because hopefully they think he’s it’s been a big jump a big-enough player now backwards for various to be at the top of the reasons,” said the Turin- born 38-year-old. “It’s been the toughest stretch in my career in terms of injuries and just not being as consistent as I was. But that’s golf, that’s life. There are challenges and, hopefully, I can find a way to get out of it.” koepka’s all brooked up By neil McleMan for team sports. Former BROOKS KOEPKA has captain Paul Azinger told him confirmed he is fit for the to give up his place in the Ryder Cup next week. team if he didn’t want to play. Koepka (left) pulled out of But Koepka said: “I’m good the Tour Championship with a to go. I’m feeling good. Been wrist injury and was the only doing my rehab, doing American absent from a everything I need to do to be weekend trip to Whistling ready for the Cup. I’ll be there Straits in Wisconsin. ready to play.” The world No.9 then gave Ireland’s Niall Kearney shot an interview claiming the a course-record 65, seven Ryder Cup was “odd” and under par, to take the firstround suggested he was not made lead at the Dutch Open.

54 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 jOhn cross He’s got his ear to the ground and his finger on the pulse Ex-addict Shilts calls for ban on betting adverts PETER SHILTON is leading a campaign to crack down on gambling adverts in football, with a warning for former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. The legendary England keeper, 71, had a 45-year gambling addiction and admits he lost millions. Now the Three Lions’ most-capped player – Shilton made 125 appearances – has written a book called ‘Saved: Overcoming A 45-Year Gambling Addiction’ with his wife Steph. And this week he presented a powerful letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for shirt sponsorship by betting companies to be outlawed. Former World Cup star Shilton (above) believes that Mourinho and former England striker Peter Crouch are adding to the gambling problem by fronting television adverts for Paddy Power bookmakers. Shilton, who has gone six years without a bet, said: “They are just encouraging people to gamble. One thing is for sure, neither Jose Mourinho nor Peter Crouch would have done those adverts if they knew someone who was an addict or a chronic gambler. “I wrote a book to try and help show other addicts that there is a way out but also to try and highlight the problem. I met Boris at the Euros in the summer and my hope is that he and his wife Carrie will read the letter and the book to see the impact it can have. “This is a big opportunity for the Government to make a difference. Players wearing shirts with gambling advertising normalise betting for young people. “Things like pop-up ads and free spins merely entice youngsters into a life of gambling. “Formula One survived without tobacco advertising. Cricket doesn’t have it. And we’re not asking for all ads to be stopped. “When I was playing, it was about horse racing. “Now football is the No.1 sport to bet on and there’s more and more children taking part.” DM1ST Burnley v ArsenAl things are gunner get better PREMIER LEAGUE tomorrow, ko 3pm Arteta can see ‘bright lights’ ahead as he looks to build on Norwich win BY JohN cross Chief Football Writer @johncrossmirror MIKEL ARTETA has told Arsenal fans he can see “bright lights” ahead. The Gunners boss says he is full of optimism, despite the club’s poor start, which has seen them manage just one win from their opening four games. They face another test at Burnley tomorrow, but Arteta believes they can build on their win over Norwich last weekend, which lifted them off the foot of the table. He said: “I can really see the light. I’m telling you, I’m very positive most of the time. “I have seen the light and I can see bright lights. There can be bumps in the road within that light, but I can see a lot of light. “We have to put a run together. We know how much we need the results and the performances will lead to that. “If we do what we have to do against Burnley, we’ll be much closer to achieving that. “We’ve had a good week to prepare for the game. We know what we are facing. The challenge is going to be big because it’s one of the toughest places to go in the Premier League. We are ready for it.” Arteta (above) recounted an experience from his playing days when he left Rangers to go to Spain to join Real Sociedad to be closer to his parents. And, even though it did not work out on a football level, he says it taught him an important lesson. “I didn’t play – I was on the bench and I always said that was the key moment in my career to have more success after,” he said. “But it was the right thing that I needed in that moment. At that moment, I couldn’t see it. “I was annoyed, upset and angry. I was really bad with myself and everyone, but today, looking back at it and reflecting on it, it was the perfect moment in the right time.” Arteta has praised the way Bernd Leno reacted after being axed in favour of Aaron Ramsdale last weekend, but also dismissed reports in Germany that Leno (left) would be brought back for bigger games such as the north London derby on Sunday week. Arteta added: “I don’t know where they are coming from, but they are ahead of me! “I think I am the one who picks the team at the weekend and sometimes I read things that I haven’t decided yet. “I haven’t made a decision for Saturday, so you can imagine the north London derby!” BT sPORT has gained a reputation for making superb football documentaries. The latest to catch the eye this autumn are on football’s Windrush Generation and also Glenn hoddle: extra Time, with the ex-england boss in philosophical mood after his cardiac arrest in 2018 as he takes a look at his life and legacy in the game. FA chieFs are due to travel to Qatar in December to put final plans into place for their World cup training base. england boss Gareth southgate and his assistant steve holland have already been out to the Middle east to check on venues, stadiums and potential training centres. Another visit will be eFL clubs fear the full financial impact of the pandemic will not be felt until next month. clubs in the championship, and Leagues One and Two relied heavily on loans and the Government’s furlough scheme to help stay afloat. But furlough is due to end next month and that could spell disaster for clubs already existing on a hand-to-mouth basis. made during the Arab cup which is being hosted in Qatar from November 30 to December 18. They have almost certainly got a base in mind and will want to put down an early marker. But FiFA also allocate places and the FA will want to get their towels down early… assuming harry Kane & co (above) have qualified. Forest eyeing super Cooper BY James Nursey NOTTINGHAM FOREST aim to open talks with Steve Cooper, but caretaker boss Steven Reid will take charge of the Championship’s bottom side at Huddersfield tomorrow. Chris Hughton was axed yesterday – Forest’s 12th boss in 10 years – after six losses in seven games. Hughton, 62, lasted less than a year despite saving them from the drop last term. New CEO Dane Murphy wants a younger coach such as Cooper (above), 41, who guided Swansea into successive play-offs before leaving. dyche deal to tempt stars to stay BY DavID aNDersoN SEAN DyChE hopes his decision to sign a new four-year deal at Burnley will help persuade his players to commit their future to the Clarets. Dyche (left) yesterday signed on at Turf Moor until 2025 and now wants the club to tie down the 10 players who are out of contract next summer. Skipper Ben Mee, James Tarkowski, Ashley Barnes and Jack Cork are among those who could leave on Bosmans. “I think it’s helpful that I’ve re-signed because it gives clarity to the players, to their agents and the club,” he said. “The club will speak to their representatives and see what can be done.” Dyche, 50, said he is happy to commit his future to Burnley because he feels owner Alan Pace and his board share his vision. Pace sanctioned nearly £30million worth of transfers in the summer and Dyche believes the American will keep backing him financially. “I think you commit to a cause because you think it’s right and appropriate,” he said. eNGLaND rIse to WorLD top three BY JohN cross eNGLAND have been named the third best team in the world, their joint highest place since FiFA rankings began. Boss Gareth southgate (right) and his men were rewarded for their euros campaign and World cup qualifying results, with only Belgium and Brazil above them. england are ahead of world champions France in fourth place, while italy are fifth, despite beating england in the euros final. Rams will take points penalty BY James Nursey DERBY owner Mel Morris is close to agreeing a points deduction with the Football League to try to speed up the sale of the Championship club and avoid potential administration. Morris (above) is in talks to finalise sanctions which would see the Rams docked nine points, with a further three suspended, over financial fair play and how they valued players. The agreement would leave Wayne Rooney’s side bottom of the table on -2 points but avoid the time and cost of a future formal hearing.

DM1ST mirror.co.uk/sport FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 55 Prickly issue of Rose’s cut EUROPEAN Ryder Cup captains, if we ignore the debacle that was Nick Faldo’s effort at Valhalla in 2008, do not tend to get many things wrong. But Padraig Harrington’s decision to ignore the claims of Justin Rose (above, left), a former world No.1, for next week’s contest could come back to haunt him. The initial problem was that while USA captain Steve Stricker had six wildcard selections, Harrington (above, right) was limited to three. And in the end, essentially, it came down to a choice of three from four. Rose, Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and Shane Lowry. Rose has form at Whistling Straits, having finished fourth at the US PGA Championship in 2015, his Ryder Cup record – in terms of points per appearances – is better than that of Poulter, who missed the cut at the Wisconsin course six years ago. On a brute of a track, Poulter will probably be the shortest hitter out there. Everyone knows the Ryder Cup can inspire Poulter, who revels in his Postman nickname. Helping Europe retain the trophy in America would be his most impressive delivery yet. TELEVISION viewing figures are in from America. An average of 2.05 million viewers watched the US Open final between Daniil Medvedev and Novak Djokovic. An average of 2.44 million viewers watched the US Open final between Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez. If there are any dinosaurs out there who still believe women tennis players do not deserve the same prize money as the men, your argument is dead in the Hudson River. ANDY DUNN Britain’s best Sports Writer Salah’s a world-class talent deserving of a world-class contract Simone snipers are so off target THROUGH tears, giving evidence to the Senate, Simone Biles once again relived the horror of how Larry Nassar sexually abused her. One statement was particularly stark. “USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee knew that I was abused by their official team doctor long before I was ever made aware more mo money Salah’s brilliance deserves a bumper new contract at Liverpool of their knowledge.” In other words, Biles (right) says she was betrayed by the people who were supposed to protect her. The physical and emotional agony she must have suffered is unimaginable... as is the idea that some thought she let her team-mates down when the psychological trauma stopped her playing a full part at the Tokyo Olympics. AFTER Liverpool’s win at Elland Road last Sunday, Jurgen Klopp gave a telling insight into the mindset of Mohamed Salah. “What a player,” declared Klopp (right). “And he’s still hungry. I saw him in the dressing room and we were all in the situation concerning Harvey Elliott, but he was still not happy for not scoring one or two other goals.” Shame about Harvey, isn’t it, Mo? Yeah, but I can’t believe I didn’t get a hat-trick. Obviously, it was not like that. Salah would have been as concerned as all of his team-mates about Elliott’s wellbeing. It would have been his first thought. But the perfectionist in a truly elite player is never far from the surface. The selfishness of a truly great goalscorer is a badge of honour, not a black mark. Salah is a truly elite player and a truly great goalscorer. Salah is a perfectionist and is selfish. For someone who has won a whole slew of individual honours, it seems a strange thing to say, but Salah still seems to be slightly underappreciated. Off the cuff, name your top halfdozen players in the world. I might be wrong, but I bet there are a good few out there who would not have Salah in that bracket. Well, he IS in that bracket and will want to be paid accordingly under the terms of any new contract. When you look around at the money earned by Kevin De Bruyne, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo, Romelu Lukaku and Neymar, a ballpark figure would be around £400,000 a week. Liverpool and Fenway Sports Group would do well to stretch to that sort of money, but you could not blame Salah for asking. He turns 30 next June, but, considering his fitness record, Salah should have another seven productive years, at least. But surely his options would be limited if he decided to look for money elsewhere? Yes, but if Mbappe does go to Real Madrid next summer, there is at least one club that could pay Salah the big, big numbers. And he is so good that Salah for Mbappe would be no downgrade. With his brilliance undimmed, his statistics telling a startling story and that crucial two-year countdown to the end of his current deal already well under way, Salah holds plenty of cards when it comes to negotiations. Recently, Liverpool have been proficient in extending contracts. After Georginio Wijnaldum walked away for nothing, the club has secured fresh, long-term commitments from Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Alisson, Fabinho and Trent Alexander-Arnold. Good work, but Salah might be harder work. For a moment, consider some of those statistics. His goal at Elland Road was his 100th in 162 Premier L e a g u e appearances. Across all competitions for Liverpool, he has scored 129 in 208 outings. Yes, he takes the penalties – and Wednesday’s miss against Milan was his first in 18 attempts – but it still remains a fantastic record. It is the sort of scoring contribution that demands special acclaim and, like it or not, it is the type of scoring contribution that demands special remuneration. So, if there is some sort of wage structure at Anfield and they have to break it to keep Salah at Anfield for good, then that is what they should do. He is that special. Unholy spectacle shames boxing ANYONE who watched a video of 58-year-old Evander Holyfield shadow-boxing ahead of his ‘fight’ with Brazil’s former UFC fighter Vitor Belfort knew what was coming. If judges had been marking Holyfield’s shadow-boxing session, the shadow would have won by a unanimous decision. And sure enough, with Donald Trump commentating on a truly awful spectacle, Holyfield, at the first sign of something resembling a Belfort punch, went down like Salah is a truly elite player & a truly great goalscorer an old drunk at closing time. The really grim element is that freak shows are now becoming a staple part of the global boxing diet. Anthony Joshua’s collision with the brilliant Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday week can’t come quickly enough.

56 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 klopp stunned by divock snub By ChriS McKEnnA football world is a crazy JURGEN KLOPP was place and people stunned nobody came in obviously forgot how with a firm offer to sign good he is.” Divock Origi this summer. Origi (right) has Origi made his first scored some big start since January in goals for the Reds, Wednesday night’s 3-2 including two win over AC Milan in the against Barcelona Champions League. in the 2019 Klopp (top) is happy to Champions League have him at Anfield but and one in the final admits he thought he against Spurs. Klopp would be off in the added: “When we look summer. 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For rating information visit screwfix.com/help/rateandreview. n’castle v leeds quit toon? no chants Bruce: Terrace taunts will never force me to leave By SiMon birD @SimonBird_ STEVE BRuCE insists he will not quit Newcastle united even if the terrace chants directed at him get worse. The veteran boss admits his job is to keep the club “ticking along in the Premier League” - the kind of low-key ambition that infuriates Geordies. Toon host Leeds tonight, with both clubs looking for their first win of the campaign. Newcastle are second bottom and a section of fans have made known their discontent. Bruce said: “It’s always difficult. I’d be sick if I say I enjoyed it. The frustration is if you don’t get results, the manager, head coach, whatever I am, bear the brunt. That’s what it is. I have to accept the results haven’t been good enough. “My family thinks I’m a bit sick. I don’t think about those things. It’s a challenge at the minute. “I said when I came here two years ago I won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. But with my experience I hope I can keep the club ticking along, that the club stays where it is, that we maintain our Premier League status. “I know for a lot of people that’s the frustration. We should be better than that. That is where we are at the m o m e n t , and have been for a while. I want Newcastle at the top of the league. “All Newcastle fans want to see their team competing at the top of the table like they did 20 years ago. Unfortunately at the moment we are not there. My job is to keep us on an even keel.” Toon legend Alan Shearer described the club as “hollow, empty”. Asked if he would go if the atmosphere had a negative impact on the team, Bruce added: “Then you look at yourself. I don’t think, ‘The noise is too bad, I’ll walk away’. It’s not in my nature when you are in a battle ahead. Walk away? That doesn’t register with me. “I’ll keep doing my best. I’ll never walk away from the challenge. “Alan is entitled to his opinion. He gets paid for that and it is his job.” WE’LL PASS TEST By DAviD AnDErSon MARCELO BIELSA will not change Leeds’ passing game in a bid to end their winless start to the league campaign. They have failed to win any of their first four fixtures for the first time since 1958 and are one point and one place above the drop zone ahead of tonight’s clash. Bielsa (left) is calm about the slow start and said: “If I BOTTOM OF THE PREM P W D L F A Pts Watford 4 1 0 3 3 7 3 Arsenal 4 1 0 3 1 9 3 Leeds 4 0 2 2 4 11 2 Burnley 4 0 1 3 3 8 1 NewcastLe 4 0 1 3 5 12 1 Norwich 4 0 0 4 1 11 0 nEWCASTLE: Darlow, Manquillo, Lascelles, Hayden, Clark, Ritchie, Saint-Maximin, Willock, Longstaff, Almiron, Joelinton LEEDS: Meslier, Shackleton, Ayling, Cooper, Firpo, Phillips, Raphinha, Dallas, Rodrigo, Harrison, Bamford rEf: Mike Dean Tv: Sky Sports, 8pm thought another way of playing would improve the team, I would not have any doubts in doing it. “There is only one great difference in style, what a team does when the goalkeeper has the ball. “There are teams who put the ball in play and there are some who go long and go for 50-50 balls. We are not going to do this. “It’s legitimate someone chooses to go long because it reduces the chance of errors. But it also reduces the beauty of the game and possibilities to attack.”

DM1ST mirror.co.uk/sport FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 57 rennes 2 tottenham 2 tait 23, laborde 71 Bade 11 og, Hojbjerg 76 GROUP G P W D L F A Pts Vitesse 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 Tottenham 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 Rennes 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 Mura 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 sarina: do fans proud Sarina WiEGMan wants to “make the fans proud” during her first match in charge of England Women. The Lionesses face north Macedonia in a World Cup qualifier at St Mary’s tonight before Luxembourg next week. it is Wiegman’s first match since taking over from interim manager Hege riise on September 1. Wiegman (above) said: “Of course, the priority is to win. We want to have good wins and score a lot of goals. The team work so hard that sometimes we have to tell them to slow down a little bit. We want to show how good we can play and make the English crowd proud of us.” England captain Steph Houghton said “This is kind of like starting fresh. We want to show how good we are and it’s a chance to impress the new manager.” europa conference league gRouP g bRiTTANy fEARS Nuno gets toxic after Tottenham given major fright by the French FROM TonY banKs in Rennes ON a torrid night here in Brittany, spurs boss Nuno espirito santo almost went toxic. Nuno’s team were lucky to get away with a point against a team who languish in 11th spot in French Ligue 1. Yet they had been given a perfect start when Loic Bade turned a Lucas Moura cross into his own net in the 11th minute. Oops! What a pity he didn’t do it again. Nuno had told his team that nights of Champions League heroics were in Tottenham’s past – on this evidence they aren’t in Tottenham’s future. The Europa Conference League below a club of their size? Not with performances like this, it isn’t. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s late strike saved the day in their opening Group G contest in a game that went dangerously astray after Bade’s early own goal. Nuno, who saw his team’s good start to the season come to a shuddering halt with defeat at Crystal Palace at the weekend, had warned his players not to take this competition lightly. But the warning clearly was not heeded. The Portuguese admitted: “It was not perfect. We scored but then we lost control. Rennes are a good team and they caused us problems. “We showed character and belief to change the result after we conceded. This will make us stronger for the future.” Nuno selected a strong side but injuries to Steven Bergwijn painful,” added Nuno. Heungmin Son is facing a race against time to recover from a calf injury and Giovani Lo Celso does not get back from his quarantine camp in Croatia until Saturday, leaving Nuno facing big problems. Spurs got off to exactly the start they would have wanted thanks to a large slice of luck. Moura fired in a low cross after good work by Tanguy Ndombele and Harry Kane and the ball took a deflection off Bade to fly into the net. But the French side were not on their heels for long and Benjamin Bourigeaud saw his angled shot well stopped by Pierluigi Gollini. Spurs were struggling to contain Rennes and, after Flavien Tait played a neat giveand Moura will worry him ahead of Sunday’s clash with title-chasing Chelsea. “It feels ratings RENNES TOTTENHAM salin ........................ 7 traore ..................... 7 aguerd .................... 7 Bade .......................6 truffert ................... 7 Bourigeaud ............ 7 santamaria............. 7 tait ......................... 7 sulemana ...............8 guirassy ................. 7 laborde .................. 7 SUBS meling (truffert 79), ugochukwu (sulemana 79), martin Booked (santamaria 86), tel (guirassy 90) motm: By TonY banKs gollini .....................6 Doherty ..................6 tanganga ................6 rodon .....................6 Davies.....................6 ndombele ............... 7 skipp ......................6 gil Booked ..............6 moura ..................... 7 Kane .......................6 Bergwijn .................6 SUBS Hojbjerg (Bergwijn 30) 7, scarlett (moura 54) 6, emerson (Kane 54) 6, alli (ndombele 79) ReFeRee: Halis ozkahya KAmALDeen SuLemAnA 2-2 Hojbjerg is sharp to fire home from close range and earn a share of the spoils and-go with the troublesome Serhou Guirassy, he was able to guide his drive expertly into the far corner of Gollini’s net. Nuno’s team were lucky not to fall behind at a raucous Roazhon Park just before halftime when Kamaldeen Sulemana put his diving header wide from only six yards out. Substitute Hojbjerg wasted a good chance to put Spurs ahead, but it was Rennes who looked the more dangerous. And when Sulemana’s shot was palmed out by Gollini, Gaetan Laborde stabbed home. An embarrassing defeat looked on the cards but, when Matt Doherty’s cross was deflected into his path just five minutes later, Hojbjerg coolly slid the ball home. Phew! dominic out for 4 games By adam Lanigan tomorrow nor in forthcoming EVERTON striker Dominic league games with Norwich and Calvert-Lewin must sit out Manchester United and a another four matches. Carabao Cup tie at QPR. A broken toe and a thigh strain He also must be extremely forced the England man out of doubtful for England’s World Cup the 3-1 win over over Burnley at qualifiers with Andorra and Goodison on Monday night. Hungary next month. Calvert-Lewin has scored in all “We still have to wait some of his three Premier League weeks, we don’t know exactly HugE bLoW Key man appearances this season but he how many,” said Everton Calvert-Lewin is KO’d will not feature at Aston Villa manager Rafa Benitez. results & fixtures UEFA Europa League Group A BrondBy (0) ......... 0 S Prague (0) .......0 rangerS (0) ......... 0 Lyon (1) ...............2 Toko Ekambi 23 Tavernier 55 (og) P W D L F A Pts Lyon 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 Brondby 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 Sparta Prague 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 Rangers 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 Group B Monaco (0) .......... 1 SturM graz (0) ...0 PSV (1) .................. 2 r Sociedad (2) ....2 Group C LeiceSter (1) ....... 2 naPoLi (0) ............2 Perez 9 Osimhen 69, 87 Barnes 64 Group D e FrankFurt (1) .. 1 FenerBahce (1) ..1 oLyMPiakoS (0) ... 2 antwerP (0) ........1 Group E gaLatSaray (0) .... 1 Lazio (0) ..............0 Lok MoScow (0) .. 1 MarSeiLLe (0) .....1 Group F MidtjyLLand (1) .. 1 LudogoretS (1) ..1 r S BeLgrade (0) . 2 Braga (0) .............1 Group G Bayer LeV (1) ....... 2 FerencVaroS (1) 1 reaL BetiS (2) ...... 4 ceLtic (2) ............3 Miranda 32 Ajeti 13 Juanmi 34, 53 Juranovic 27 (pen) Iglesias 50 Ralston 87 P W D L F A Pts Real Betis 1 1 0 0 4 3 3 Bayer Leverkusen 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 Celtic 1 0 0 1 3 4 0 Ferencvaros 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 Group H d zagreB (0)......... 0 weSt haM (1)......2 Antonio 21 Rice 50 r Vienna (0) ......... 0 genk (0)...............1 UEFA Europa Conference league Group G Mura (0)............... 0 ViteSSe (1)...........2 renneS (1)............ 2 tottenhaM (1)....2 Tait 23 Bade 11 (og) Laborde 71 Hojbjerg 76 CRICKET 1st One Day InternatIOnal— england Women v new Zealand Women (Bristol): England 241 (49.3 overs; H C Knight 89). New Zealand 211 (46.3 overs; A E Satterthwaite 79no). England beat New Zealand by 30 runs. GOLF eurOpean tOur (Dutch Open, Netherlands)— 1st rnd: —(Gbr & Irl unless stated, Par 72): 65 N Kearney, 66 M Kieffer (Ger), M Leth Simonsen (Den), 67 S Horsfield, T Detry (Bel), R Santos (Por), A Cockerill (Can), R Enoch, B Evans, M Helligkilde (Den), S Tarrio (Spa), E Walker, 68 B Stone (Rsa), J Harding (Rsa), M Schmid (Ger), S Maurits (Ned), D Horsey, A Canizares (Spa), K Broberg (Swe), M Siem (Ger), W Nienaber (Rsa), O Lieser (Cze), P Peterson (USA). 69 C Wood, D Burmester (Rsa), G Coetzee (Rsa), R Langasque (Fra), T Pieters (Bel), P Bootsma (Ned), Jean-Baptiste Gonnet (Fra), L de Jager (Rsa), M Schmitt (Ger), A Karlsson (Swe), B Henson (USA), A Sandhu (Ind). RuGby LEaGuE Betfred Super League caStLeFord ...... 24 warrington ..... 40 Castleford—t: Mata’utia (2), Turner, Millington. G: Richardson (4). Warrington—t: Ashton (3), Mamo (2), Wrench. G: Ratchford (7), Widdop. P w d L F a Pts catalans dr 22 19 0 3 680 386 38 St helens 20 16 0 4 534 203 32 warrington 21 15 1 5 588 354 31 wigan 24 14 0 10 375 377 28 hull k r 19 10 0 9 485 422 20 Leeds 23 12 0 11 520 428 24 castleford 23 11 0 12 437 552 22 hull 20 8 1 11 397 432 17 huddersfield 23 8 0 15 418 492 16 wakefield 23 8 0 15 438 536 16 Salford 21 6 0 15 376 570 12 Leigh 21 2 0 19 332 828 4 today’S diary (7.45pm unless stated) Premier League Newcastle v Leeds (8pm) ........................ (Live on Sky Sports Main Event) scottish league two: Edinburgh City v Stirling. Women’s World Cup Qualifying Group B: Hungary v Scotland (7). Group D: England v North Macedonia (7), N Ireland v Luxembourg (7). Group I: Wales v Kazakhstan (7.15). CRICKET 1st ODI: Pakistan v New Zealand (Rawalpindi, 10.30am). 2nd t20 International: Scotland V Zimbabwe (Edinburgh, 2pm). u19 ODI: England V West Indies (Canterbury, 10.30). RuGby LEaGuE Betfred super league (7.45): Leeds v Hull K R, Salford v St Helens, Wakefield v Hull, Wigan v Catalans Dragons. RuGby uNION Gallagher premiership rugby (7.45): Bristol v Saracens. Greene King Ipa Championship (7.45): Nottingham v Ampthill.

58 DAILY MIRROR FRIDAY 17.09.2021 dinamo zagreb 0 west ham 2 Antonio 21, Rice 50 DM1ST europa league group H Gers Given Lyon Lesson rangers 0 lyon 2 group a RangeRs began their europa League campaign with a home defeat against highly-fancied Lyon. and steven gerrard’s men could have no real complaints as the French side showed why they are among the favourites to win this tournament. Karl Toko ekambi’s stunning first-half strike (top) set Lyon on their way as his sublime effort from distance silenced Ibrox. and although John Lundstram and Ryan Kent threatened a leveller, an own goal from James Tavernier sealed the win for the visitors on 55 minutes. and he could do little about it as the ball was cleared by Connor goldson right at the gers captain. Tavernier was inches away from scoring in the right net as his free-kick hit a post. and his late delivery saw Leon Balogun head just over. Bhoys BLow it in Betis real betis 4 celtic 3 group g CeLTIC threw away a two-goal lead as they lost their europa League opener at Real Betis. albian ajeti fired the scottish side in front and Josip Juranovic doubled their advantage from the spot in the opening half hour of this group g clash. But the spanish side, managed by former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini, hit back to level matters before the break with two goals in quick succession from Juan Miranda and Juanmi. Borja Iglesias put Betis ahead early in the second half and Juanmi increased their lead. anthony Ralston (above) gave the Bhoys late hope, but Betis held on. Celtic have never won in spain in 59 years, and boss ange Postecoglou said: “I’m proud of the players – there wasn’t much between the teams.“ Ant & DEC grEb thE spotlight Goal heroes Michail & Rice too dynamic for Dinamo ratings zAgrEb livakovic ................5 sutalo .................... 6 lauritsen ............... 6 theophile-catherine ..4 ristovski.................5 ademi .....................5 Misic Booked ......... 5 Franjic .....................5 petkovic .................5 ivanusec ............... 7 orsic ....................... 6 SUBS Juric (t-catherine 46) 6, Moharrami (ristovski 64) 6, tolic (Misic 75) 6, Menalo (orsic 83), gojak (ivanusec 83) wEst hAm Fabianski ............... 7 Fredericks .............. 7 Zouma .................... 7 Diop ....................... 6 cresswell ............... 6 rice ........................8 soucek.................... 7 Vlasic ..................... 6 lanzini Booked ....... 6 Fornals.................... 6 antonio ................ 7 SUBS benrahma (lanzini 51) 6, bowen (Vlasic 69) 6, yarmolenko (antonio 82), noble (rice 82) Masuaku (Fornals 82) reFeree: Halis ozkahya MotM: declan rice Moyes: goals will take skipper to next level FRoM PAUL BROWN in Zagreb DaVID MoYes watched Declan Rice lead West Ham to glory – then told him to score more goals Michail antonio broke the deadlock and Rice then helped to give the Hammers their first-ever cLiNcheR Declan Rice fires the Hammers 2-0 in front win in the europa League group stage with a brilliant solo strike. But Irons boss Moyes (right), whose side are top of group H on goal difference from genk, said: “The ability for him to surge away from people, his power, is a great trait to have. We’d like him to use it more. “He’s been getting a bit of a ribbing for not scoring enough goals. “He could be a very good goalscoring midfielder and if he can score a few more, that would be great. With GROUP H Declan, he’s tried to take himself to the next level. “He’s getting better, he captained West Ham for the first time in europe and he scores a goal that makes the game much more comfortable. “He’s doing really well for us.” P W d l F a Ps West Ham 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 genk 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 rapid Vienna 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 Dinamo Zagreb 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 FRoM PAUL BROWN in Zagreb ANT and Dec are not just a TV double act – they are not bad for West Ham either. Michail Antonio made history by scoring his side’s first goal in a major European competition – excluding qualifiers – for 22 years. And Declan Rice capped an inspirational captain’s performance with a brilliant solo goal to give the Hammers a dream start to their Europa League adventure. Their namesakes may be best known for presenting Britain’s Got Talent, but it was West Ham’s dynamic duo proving there’s plenty at London Stadium, too. Antonio was called “stupid” by boss David Moyes for getting sent off in his side’s goalless draw with Southampton at the weekend. But he bounced back in the best way possible to score his fifth goal in as many games this season. And Rice made sure it was a perfect start to West Ham’s first-ever Europa League group stage campaign with a second-half strike. Moyes could not have asked for more – and it was all the more impressive because Dinamo Zagreb are no mugs. West Ham knew what they were up against. Spurs came a cropper here last season, crashing out of this competition after losing 3-0. Part of the Stadion Maksimir has been shut since then after an earthquake ripped through Zagreb. But it was rocking for a different reason when Antonio sent West Ham’s 2,000 travelling fans crazy by breaking the deadlock in the 21st minute. Kevin Theophile-Catherine played a suicidal backpass that the Irons striker picked off before dancing around keeper Dominik Livakovic for a simple finish. The visitors played with the swagger of a side used to winning and Livakovic quickly had to save a Ryan Fredericks shot with his legs. Six Hammers fans had been arrested after a bar brawl the night before the game, but it was Dinamo who were safely locked away last night – in their own half. And West Ham underlined their dominance five minutes after the break when Rice picked off another bad ball and stormed forward to fire home between Livakovic’s legs. The England midfielder then wound up the locals by celebrating right in front of their Ultras. And that finally seemed to wake Dinamo up. Luka Ivanusec promptly had a shot blocked and then whipped another just wide. But West Ham’s new-look back four – with new signing Kurt Zouma starting alongside Issa Diop at centre-back – held them at bay. And, with Manchester United to come this weekend, Moyes even had the luxury of bringing off some of his big guns for a rest before the match was over. West Ham’s key men are performing, their new faces are gelling and their confidence is high. Last season was no fluke. This one could be even better.

mirror.co.uk/sport leicester 2 napoli 2 Perez 9, Barnes 64 Osimhen 69, 87 GROUP C P W D L F A Ps Legia Warsaw 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 Leicester 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 Napoli 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 Sptk Moscow 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 DM1ST euROPa league group c 2-2 1-0 Osimhen completes stunning Napoli comeback 2-0 2-1 FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 59 Ole hopes Jesse will stay a Red by Gideon Brooks OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER is confident of persuading Jesse Lingard to stay despite the England star’s refusal to sign a new deal. The midfielder, who is out of contract at Manchester United next summer, rebooted his career on loan at West Ham last season. but despite being welcomed back to Old Trafford this summer, Lingard, 28, and his advisors have refused to sign a new offer. Lingard (above) joined United as a 15-year-old in 2008, and boss Solskjaer said: “He’s got one year left on his contract and the club is talking to him and his dad. We see him as a Man United player in the future,. “Jesse has showed his qualities and got back into the England squad.” Lingard, bagged a double for England against Andorra, and nine goals in 16 games for the Hammers – compared to nine in 66 for United. yet, despite his back pass howler which gifted young boys victory in Tuesday’s Champions League Group F opener, Solskjaer has not lost faith in the player. He added: “We really want to see the best of him this season. He’s a red through and through.” Solskjaer also revealed tomorrow’s visit of West Ham will come too soon for striker Edinson Cavani who has been sidelined with a slight strain. DRAW BLIMEY Napoli peg back frustrated Foxes with a late Osimhen double by dAVe ArMiTAGe Wilfred Ndidi when he did not take long for their off the legs of former Arsenal delivered a real hammer Leicester blew a golden picked up a second yellow. brisk start to pay dividends keeper David Ospina. blow on the hour, only to see chance to get their Brendan Rodgers’ decision when Perez put them into a But it was Barnes causing Daka’s well-taken effort europa League campaign to start without star names ninth-minute lead. havoc again minutes later ruled out for offside. off to a winning start such as Jamie Vardy, James The Foxes went close just and this time Leicester But Barnes took it on when they let a two-goal Maddison and Youri a couple of minutes earlier made it count. himself to make up for that, lead slip away last night. Tielemans may have caused when Perez hit a first-time Ryan Bertrand set them cashing in on the far side of Napoli’s Victor Osimhen one or two raised eyebrows shot which bounced away on their way with a neat the box after Kelechi pegged them back with a when the teamsheet interception just inside his Iheanacho found him with a late double after looking like dropped into the Napoli own half, putting Barnes superb ball. he could not hit a barn door dressing room. away down the left. Barnes made no mistake, for most of the match. The Leicester boss’s He played a one-two with taking the pass in his stride But he found the target selection could be Patson Daka before clipping and setting his sights before when it mattered – and considered brave or risky, the ball superbly towards drilling a shot into the far when it hurt – with a 69thminute goal and then particularly against smashed a volley past That should have been depending on your view, the far post where Perez corner of the net. headed home an equaliser opponents who had started Ospina to give the Foxes enough but Napoli replied two minutes from time. the Serie A season in the advantage. instantly, the erratic The Foxes looked to be splendid fashion. Napoli responded, Osimhen finally getting cruising when the impressive Harvey Barnes drilled 100 per cent record with a back on level terms and endeavours when he Napoli had extended their desperately trying to get some reward for his home soon after the hour third win on the bounce at only had themselves to shrugged aside Jannik mark to add to the early lead the weekend, a late goal blame for not doing so. Vestergaard a bit too easily Ayoze Perez had given the toppling Juventus. They wasted a number of and poked a dropping shot home side. But Rodgers decided to reasonable chances, with over Kasper Schmeichel But it all went wrong late shake things up a bit and striker Osimhen the main before earning a draw with on and that included the then watched his side go at culprit. his looping effort with two stoppage-time dismissal of the visitors from the off. It Leicester looked to have minutes left to play. Ratings LEIcEstER nApoLI schmeichel ............ 7 Castagne ................ 7 evans ......................6 Vestergaard Booked ..6 Bertrand ................. 7 ndidi Sent off ......... 7 soumare Booked ..... 7 Perez ...................... 7 Daka ....................... 7 Barnes ....................8 iheanacho .............. 7 SUBS soyuncu Booked (evans 45) 6, tielemans (Perez 45) 7, lookman (Daka 71) 6, maddison (soumare 78) 6, Vardy Ospina .................... 7 malcuit ...................6 Rrahmani Booked .... 7 Koulibaly ................ 7 Di lorenzo Booked .. 7 anguissa ................. 7 Fabian .....................6 Zielinski ..................6 lozano ....................6 Osimhen .................6 insigne ...................6 SUBS elmas (Zielinski 64) 6, Politano (lozano 64) 6, Ounas (insigne 74) 6, nunes Jesus (malcuit 84), Petagna (iheanacho 87) (anguissa 84) reFeree: tiago martins mOtm: hArvey bArnes Fans for nothing Pep told frOm Back Page effectively what he is doing, is disappointing and uncalled for.” The attendance for Wednesday’s 6-3 win prompted Guardiola to say: “I’d like more people to come to the next game on Saturday. We will need the people next Saturday, please, because we will be tired. I invite all our people to come next Saturday, 3pm, and watch the game.” Rival fans joke about the “Emptyhad” and Parker added: “He doesn’t understand the difficulties some might have getting to the Etihad on a Wednesday at 8pm. “He’s absolutely the best coach in the world but, in the nicest possible way, I think maybe he should stick to that. I don’t think anybody anywhere within the club should be questioning the loyalty of the supporters. “It also plays into the hands of supporters from other teams who take every opportunity to have a go at City for what they think are poor attendances. It’s not factual. Our attendances are generally excellent.” City new boy Jack Grealish scored against Leipzig on his Champions League debut - and cannot wait to test himself against Neymar, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe. A trip to Paris Saint-Germain is next up and Grealish said: “Neymar’s an unbelievable player and it will be pleasure to share a pitch with him.”

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Quizword ACROSS 1 Ignace Jan —, pianist and composer who became prime minister of Poland in 1919 (10) 8 1953 adventure film starring Clark Gable, Ava Gardner and Grace Kelly (7) 9 V I —, Russian statesman who died in 1924 (5) 10 and 16 Down 2012 Wimbledon mixed doubles tennis champion with Mike Bryan (4,7) 11 Edmund —, English tragic actor whose roles included Shylock at Drury Lane in 1814 (4) 12 1963 film drama that starred Paul Newman in the title role (3) 14 Port in Corsica; capital of Haute-Corse department, France (6) 15 1973, 1974 and 1977 Grand National-winning horse (3,3) 18 Evergreen or deciduous tree or shrub whose fruit is the acorn (3) 20 Town in Galilee north of Nazareth where Jesus performed his first miracle (4) 21 Sandy —, golfer who won The Open Championship in 1985 (4) 23 European finch with a brown streaked plumage (5) 24 G —, England Test cricketer who hit 246 not out against India at Leeds in 1967 (7) 25 Playwright whose stage works include Present Laughter and Design for Living (4,6) DOWN 1 Immortal winged horse in Greek mythology (7) 2 and 7 2014 film comedy starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels (4,3,6,2) 3 Cecil —, British financier; prime minister of the Cape Colony from 1890-96 (6) 4 Mats —, 1988 US Open singles tennis champion (8) 5 Bev —, 1984 European Indoor Championships 60m gold medallist (5) 6 Author of novel Wuthering Heights, first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell (5,6) 7 See 2 Down 13 R J —, designer of the Spitfire fighter aircraft produced by the Supermarine company (8) 16 See 10 Across 17 Joe —, Scotland and London Irish rugby union centre forced to retire through injury in 2013 (6) 19 Kipchoge —, 1968 Olympic men’s 1,500m gold medallist (5) 22 Small constellation in the northern hemisphere containing the star Vega (4) The name game 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 Crossword 17 23 24 25 ACROSS 1 Feeling of revulsion (10) 8 One who takes country walks (7) 9 Musical drama (5) 10 Chair (4) 11 Close with a bang (4) 12 Body of water (3) 14 Difficult to see or find (6) 15 Reflected light (6) 18 Drinking venue (3) 20 Encircle (4) 21 Second Greek letter (4) 23 Golf term (5) 24 Alligator pear (7) 25 Again and again (10) 22 Solutions in tomorrow’s Daily Mirror Hidden in the grid is the name of a TV personality. 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But the dotted squares must be filled with numbers that add up to that in the left corner. Solutions in tomorrow’s Daily Mirror 10 6 12 16 12 11 22 10 14 11 5 13 15 18 FUTOSHIKI 5 3 Insert the numbers one to five in each row and each column, making sure that no number is repeated. The only symbols to guide you are the “greater than” (>) and “less than” (<) signs. Solutions in tomorrow’s Daily Mirror Word Ladder Quarry waste Shut loudly Join Appear Prophet Wordsearch Can you find all the listed things to look through in the grid? 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DM1ST mirror.co.uk FRIDAY 17.09.2021 DAILY MIRROR 1 RsPB guide to birds in your area Content taken from 8-PAGE sPECIAl Plus: Top tips from the experts on bird care

2 House spaRRoW DM1ST Blue tit Although not as common as it once was, the humble house sparrow still visits many gardens, and often forms noisy colonies. It likes to nest in ivy on walls, as well as in crevices in buildings and nest boxes. You can tell the male by his large black bib, while females are paler and plainer. House sparrows feed on the ground but also use feeders, and love a good communal bird- bath. This colourful, acrobatic little bird is often the first to discover a new birdfeeder. It is also the most likely species to use a nest-box in your garden – if you are lucky it will then bring its brood of grey-and-yellow chicks to the feeders. It is best identified by its blue cap, white cheeks and eyebrows, and bright yellow belly. By Karen Rockett Woodpigeon Garden Birds With its short legs and waddling walk, the woodpigeon is a somewhat comical figure. It is bigger than feral or ‘street’ pigeons, with distinctive white markings on its neck-sides and wing edges, as well as a yellowish bill and white eyes, and a beautiful rosy-pink chest. Woodpigeons feed on the ground but also take buds from trees, and can be heard singing their five-note crooning coo from the trees. gReat tit This bird is larger than the blue tit, and is just as colourful but has a black head with white cheek patches, as well as a black stripe down its chest and belly. It has a cheerful, ringing song and is familiar at feeders. Like blue tits, great tits will use nestboxes in the garden. They usually have one brood of chicks, which look like slightly muted versions of their parents. Lockdown has brought many of us closer to nature and the last year has seen a huge upsurge in the number of people birdwatching. Memberships of local birdwatching groups have soared and a recent poll commissioned by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) found over half of UK adults saying the pandemic has made them more aware of nature in their local area. Your own back garden is a wonderful place to start out as a birdwatcher. Even small urban gardens will attract several kinds of birds, and the nation’s gardens as a whole form a large and important area of habitat for wildlife. Here’s a look at the ‘top ten’ garden bird species recorded in the RSPB’s 2021 ‘Big Garden Birdwatch’ survey. goldfincH A flock of goldfinches is known as a ‘charm’, which is very apt for this pretty bird. It has a distinctive red face and black and yellow wings, and is otherwise black and white on its head and tail, and light brown on its body. Juveniles are plain brown but have the black and yellow wings and black tail. Goldfinches love sunflower seeds and usually visit feeders in flocks.

mirror.co.uk Starling Like the house sparrow, this species has declined in recent years. It is also often seen in flocks, and is notoriously hungry, but it will also reduce the leatherjackets in your lawn. Adults have glossy black plumage (spotted with white in winter) while juveniles are plain light brown. It has a strutting walk, and singing males imitate other birds, as well as making many other strange noises. Magpie One of the most eye-catching British birds, the magpie is an inquisitive blackand-white crow with a very long tail, which reflects beautiful rainbow colours when the light hits it. You will often hear it before you see it, as it has a distinctive harsh chattering voice. Magpies are clever and inventive, and can be great fun to watch, especially newly fledged juveniles which are highly curious and active. robin DM1ST blackbird This plump, dark and long-tailed thrush is most often seen hopping across the lawn; males also sing their beautiful, fluty territorial song from rooftops and other high places. It will nest in dense hedges or bushes, and loves to feed on windfall fruit. Only adult males are black (with yellow bills and eye-rings); females and juveniles are mottled dark brown. Officially Britain’s favourite bird, the robin is unmistakeable with its orange-red face and breast, and fearless habits. If you are digging in the garden, your local robin is probably nearby, hoping you will dig up a worm or two. Robins often nest in strange places, including inside plant pots in sheds if they can get in. Look out for the golden-brown, spotted juveniles from mid-spring to autumn. long-tailed tit This is a tiny, round bird with a very long tail, leading to its nickname of ‘lollipop’. Its colours of black, white and dusky pink are unlike any other garden bird. It is usually seen in family groups, which keep in contact as they move through the bushes with a constant ‘conversation’ of purring call notes. Juveniles have blackish face masks, and less pink plumage than adults. How to attract birds to your garden 3 TIPs FroM rsPB exPerT ADrIAn ThoMAs Food and water Putting out birdfood will help birds in your garden. Finches, tits and sparrows enjoy seeds and nuts, especially sunflower seeds, while thrushes will go for windfall apples, and many species enjoy fat-balls and suet-based foods. Always buy good quality birdfood. Make sure feeders and bird tables are placed somewhere safe from cats, not right next to dense bushes but close enough that the birds can easily retreat there. It is really important to keep feeding areas clean. Make sure you can see the feeders from indoors to get the most pleasure from them! Birds like a drink and a bathe, too. A birdbath is ideal, but an upturned dustbin lid that is watertight will work well. Basically, it needs to be wide and shallow. Keep it clean, and top it up daily in hot weather. During frosty weather, pour warm water onto any ice that forms. Again, siting is crucial, as birds are very vulnerable when bathing. the complete home There are many other things you can do in the garden to give birds their ideal home. ■ Plant as many shrubs, trees, climbers and flowers as you can, and try to keep hard landscaping to a minimum. A fruit tree is ideal, as is any shrub that bears berries, and leave seedheads standing in flowerbeds overwinter. Lawns are great for birds, whether kept long or mown short. ■ Cut down on chemicals, especially pesticides. And add a log pile to encourage more insects, which provide food for most of our garden birds. ■ Put up a range of birdboxes – those with holes for tits and sparrows should always be placed facing between north and east; open-fronted boxes for robins should be hidden behind dense climbers. ‘Nature on your Doorstep’ is a fantastic free RSPB resource for helping you attract birds and wildlife to your garden. For more information, visit www.rspb. org.uk/yourdoorstep.

4 Mallard DM1ST tufted ducK Coast, Wetlands & River Kingfisher Oystercatcher Of the many duck species you may see, this is the most familiar. Mallard males have shiny green heads, white neck-collars and chestnut-brown chests, while the females are mottled brown and produce the familiar loud quacking call. You can see mallards on most town park lakes, but they are also widespread in wilder wetlands, where they rub shoulders with scarcer species like wigeons and teals. One of the most distinctive shorebirds, the oystercatcher is black-and-white with an eye-catching orange ‘carrot’ of a bill. It is most often seen on mud-flats near estuaries, but you might also see it on shingle and rocky shores, and in Scotland in particular it often breeds inland, on grassy fields and riversides. It has a distinctive, urgentsounding piping call. The thrill of a kingfisher sighting is your reward for walking slowly and quietly along a river-side. This dazzling jewel of a bird has iridescent blue upperparts and an orange belly, and catches its fish prey by diving head-first into the water. It nests in a tunnel that it digs into a bank side and may have three broods a year. The best time of year to see it is late summer, when young birds are wandering in search of their own territories. This is a diving duck which often visits lakes in towns, as well as reservoirs and estuaries. Males are black-and-white while females are dark chocolate brown – both sport a droopy crest at the backs of their heads. Tufted ducks are expert divers – in clear water you can see them swimming underwater with powerful kicks of their large webbed feet. The British Isles is blessed with a coastline of almost 20,000 miles making it very important worldwide for coastal wildlife. We are lucky to have some of the world’s largest colonies of nesting seabirds in summer, as well as great gatherings of shorebirds in winter. Our rivers, lakes and marshes are also home to a wonderful diversity of birdlife. The wetlands of Norfolk, Suffolk and Somerset for example provide some of the most ideal habitats for birds in the world. But birdwatching in wetland and coastal areas can be tricky, as the birds can be quite distant and the terrain is quite exposed. fulMar Look out for fulmars wheeling around tall cliff-faces in spring and summer. This bird looks a bit like a gull with its grey and white plumage, but is a closer cousin to the albatrosses, sharing with them a distinctive stiff-winged flight and a very keen sense of smell, enabling it to sniff out food such as floating carrion over many miles as it wanders far out at sea. Invest in a decent pair of binoculars, and visit RSPB reserves with purpose-built hides that enable you to enjoy closer views without disturbance. A visit to the Farne Islands, which lie just off the north Northumberland shore or RSPB Bempton Cliffs on the Yorkshire coast. Overlooking the North Sea, it is home to one of the UK’s top wildlife spectacles, the best mainland sea colony with visitor facilities and six safe cliff-edge viewing platforms giving stunning close-up views of life on the edge. With crest eater distin large on th comp ‘danc you m humb

mirror.co.uk Great Crested Grebe Grey Heron 5 its elegant slim outline and ed, frilled head, this diving fish- is one of our most attractive and ctive swimming birds. It lives on r lakes, though you may also see it e sea in winter. Pairs perform a lex, synchronised courtship e’ in spring, and later in the year ay see them carrying their ug-striped chicks on their backs. Often seen waiting, still and patient, at the water’s edge, the grey heron is a tall grey bird with a crested head and long, daggerlike bill. It is a skilled fish-catcher that can be seen around rivers, lakes and ponds of all kinds. When it takes flight, it looks prehistoric with its huge broad wings, gangling legs, and folded-in neck. It nests in colonies called ‘heronries’, building huge stick nests. HerrinG Gull This clever and resourceful bird with its evocative mewing and cackling voice is the most familiar ‘sea-gull’ in Britain. It has a silver-grey back and wings, with black wing-tips, and candy-pink legs; juveniles are mottled brown, and attain adult plumage gradually over four years. It is declining severely on rural coasts but does better in towns, making a living by clearing up what humans leave behind, on the streets and beaches. The Bird watchers’ Code Some three million adults go birdwatching every year in the UK. The Birdwatchers’ Code puts the interests of birds first and applies not just when you are at a nature reserve, but whenever you are watching birds in the UK or abroad. Guillemot If you think you have seen a penguin in the wild in the UK, chances are it was a guillemot. This dark brown-andwhite bird has a penguin- like shape and is as skilful a swimmer and diver as any penguin, but it can fly, and belongs to the family known as auks (along with the puffin and the razorbill). Guillemots nest in large colonies on cliffs on mainly northern and western coasts. Gannet This is the biggest British seabird. It is cigar-shaped with long, narrow wings. The adult it is mostly white, with black wing-tips and a yellowish head. Young birds are dark brown, and become whiter with each annual moult. Gannets feed by plunge-diving spectacularly, from a considerable height, then catching fish underwater. Most of its colonies are on islands – they include Bass Rock, off eastern Scotland, and Grassholm, off Pembrokeshire. Top tips Avoid disturbing birds and their 1 habitats – the birds’ interests should always come first. If a bird flies away or makes repeated alarm calls, you’re too close. And if it leaves, you won’t get a good view. 2 Be an ambassador for birdwatching. Respond positively to questions from interested passers-by. They may not be birdwatchers yet, but a helpful answer may spark an interest in birds, wildlife and its conservation. 3 Know the law. Intentional or reckless disturbance of some species at or near the nest is illegal in Britain. Don’t trespass on private land. Legislation provides access for walkers to open country in Britain, and includes measures to protect wildlife but the rules and codes are different in England, Scotland and Wales, so make sure you know what you can do. 4 Repeatedly playing a recording of birdsong or calls to encourage a bird to respond can divert them from feeding their young. Never use playback to attract a species during its breeding season. 5 Send your sightings to the County Bird Recorder and the Birdtrack website (www.bto.org/ our-science/projects/birdtrack) To read the full Birdwatchers’ Code, go to www.rspb.org.uk.

6 Common Buzzard DM1ST keStrel Farmland, Park & Woodland This is the most frequently seen large bird of prey in the UK. Often several may be seen together, circling high overhead with their shortish tails fanned out. Most common buzzards are mid-brown, but some are much darker and others paler. In some areas you may see them alongside red kites, which are more rufous with long, forked tails. Skylark Its sweet, twittering, ceaseless ramble of a song is a characteristic sound of summer in meadows and on moorland, but seeing a skylark is more challenging than hearing one. The male rises from near his nest on the ground and flies straight up, extremely high, singing all the while. You might see him as a small dot against the blue sky. Look out for perched skylarks on fence posts; their pointed crests help tell them apart from other smallish brown birds. Great Spotted WoodpeCker Of the three woodpeckers that breed in Britain, the great spotted is the one seen most often, especially in woodlands. Starling-sized, with boldly marked blackand-white plumage, it gives itself away with its loud, sharp ‘kick’ call, and its territorial ‘drum-rolls’ on tree trunks in spring. It is also a fairly frequent visitor to gardens. If you see a bird hovering very still for a long spell, with fastbeating wings and a long, fanned-out tail, that is almost certainly a kestrel. This small falcon hunts mice and voles in grassland, using its hovering skill to hold position while it pinpoints where its prey is, before dropping down in a high-speed pounce. Females are chestnut, mottled black, while males have grey heads and tails. Because of Britain’s geographic position, climate and soil, much of our countryside would naturally be heavily wooded. However woodland cover has diminished greatly over the centuries, but we are now reversing this trend and creating new woodlands, to the benefit of some of our woodland birds. Farmland, although managed primarily to produce food rather than to benefit wildlife, can also be a wonderful wildlife habitat and is home to many special and much loved British birds. GoldCreSt Britain’s smallest bird, the goldcrest prefers coniferous woodland to deciduous. Its tiny size and needle-like bill enable it to pick miniscule insects from in between conifer needles – this food source is enough to allow it to overwinter in Britain, unlike most insect-eating birds which migrate to warmer areas. Olive green with a yellow, black-edged crown, the goldcrest is extremely lively and active, and can be quite fearless.

mirror.co.uk BarN owl DM1ST Swallow 7 This beautiful owl is easily recognised, with its mostly white underparts and its effortless, wafting, low-level flight on long wings. It is primarily nocturnal but may be seen hunting in late afternoon and evening, especially in summer when it has a nest full of chicks to feed. Many barn owls in Britain nest in derelict farm buildings, but they will also use large nestboxes. Nuthatch Not all tree-climbing birds are woodpeckers, and the nuthatch is arguably a better tree-climber than any woodpecker, being able to run head-first down a trunk as well as up on its strong legs with grapplinghook claws. It has light grey plumage blue- with a pale orange belly and a long black eye-stripe, and uses its long, strong bill to crack open hard nuts and seeds. tawNy owl The largest and most abundant of British owls, the tawny owl is nonetheless difficult to see, as it is strictly nocturnal and lives in wooded habitats, where it is well-camouflaged when roosting by day. You may hear its wavering hoot at night anywhere where there are some mature trees, especially through winter when territories are being established. It is intricately mottled brown all over, with a large round head and dark eyes. Jay This gorgeously colourful woodland bird is a member of the crow family, and is reluctant to show off its beautiful pink, blue and black-and-white plumage, being shy and timid. You are most likely to see jays in autumn, when they gather acorns in large quantities to bury for later consumption. Of course, some acorns are never retrieved, so jays are also responsible for planting many oak trees. The first swallows arrive back from Africa at the end of March, and by early May many farm buildings will have nesting pairs in situ. This migratory bird has a delightful chuckling song, and is striking in appearance with its dark metallic-blue upperside, creamy belly, red throat and very long, forked tail. Swallows often hunt insects in cattle fields, almost skimming the grass as they catch their prey in flight. Top tips for spotting birds hidden in nature Be quiet! Don’t make any 1 sudden movements. Birds are easily startled by loud noises and will flee to cover. It is almost impossible to sneak up on a bird, because birds hear much better than human beings do. 2 Avoid brightly coloured clothes. Many birds have poor colour vision, but bright clothes, like whites, will contrast with the surrounding environment and enhance the appearance of movement. In woodlands, walk 3 slowly, pause often to scan the treetops with binoculars, and let birds come to you. 4 Use your ears as much as your eyes – learn the songs and calls of the commoner species and then a new voice in the chorus will stand out more. Be patient. Birdwatching is often 5 about waiting for the birds to show themselves. There are more than 6600 different types of birds have been seen in the UK so buy a pocket book of birds to help you identify them.

8 cucKoo soNG THrusH Death of the dawn chorus IF you are an early riser you will be familiar with the dawn chorus. And if you’re a late riser, no doubt you think the birds sound too loud! However 50 years ago it was much louder and in that time we’ve lost 40 million birds, according to the RSPB. The UK’s birds can be split into three categories of conservation importance – red, amber and green. The UK Red List keeps track of how different species are doing and those on the red list (67 species) are in need of urgent help. The Red list criteria includes globally threatened species and UK species who are in severe decline (at least 50%) in breeding population over last 25 years. One in four birds are on that list and many of the UK’s iconic crooners are among them like nightingales, skylarks and cuckoos hence the death of the dawn chorus. Common garden birds like starlings, song thrushes and house sparrows are also on the list. Amber is the next most critical group and includes species in moderate decline (25 to 50 percent) with fewer than 3000 breeding pairs in the UK. Species on the green list are the least critical group that occur regularly in the UK. PIEd FLycATcHEr L NIGHTINGALE Red list COUnTIng BIRdS dr Mark Eaton, one of the RSPB’s Principal Conservation Scientists, is responsible for collecting the data on bird conservation and numbers. Mark and his team analyse hundreds of statistics from monitoring schemes such as the Breeding Bird Survey and the Wetland Bird Survey. Mark explains: “Thanks to thousands of volunteers – counting birds, doing surveys, getting their data to organisations such as the RSPB, BTO and WWT – birds are probably amongst the best monitored groups of wildlife on the planet, and especially so in the UK. “We produce lots of stats which enable us to assess whether each species should go onto one of our lists of conservation concern. “Either amber for moderate concern or red which are the ones we are really worried about. “To be on the red list you need to be a bird of highest conservation concern, meaning you’re in a pretty bad way. “You’ve declined very rapidly, you’re at risk of extinction globally, or you are historically depleted, meaning you are at much lower population levels that you were in the past.” * To see what you can do to help or make a donation visit www.rspb.org. uk/join-and-donate/donate/ appeals/red-alert/ WILLoW TIT