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22 SUNDAY BUSINESS 15 AUGUST 1999

WHAT’S ON: SPORT


THIS WEEK
FOOTBALL
TODAY
Somerset v Kent (until 21
August); Sussex v Surrey (until
21 August); Worcestershire v Der-
There is some corner of
an English field that is . . .
Premier League: Southampton v byshire (until 21 August)
Newcastle United
THURSDAY
MONDAY International: England v New
Premier League: Aston Villa v Zealand, fourth test (until 23
West Ham United August), The Oval.
PPP County Championship: Lan-
SATURDAY cashire v Yorkshire (until 22
Premier League: Chelsea v Aston August)
Villa; Coventry City v Derby
County; Everton v Southampton; TENNIS ALLSPORT
Leeds United v Sunderland; Mid-
dlesbrough v Liverpool; Newcas-
tle United v Wimbledon; Sheffield
MONDAY
RCA Championships men’s tour-
. . . occupied by a
Wednesday v Tottenham Hot-
spur; Watford v Bradford City;
West Ham United v Leicester City.
nament (until 22 August),
Indianapolis; Legg Mason Clas-
sic men’s tournament (until 22
French footballer,
August), Washington; Du Mau-
MOTOR RACING
TODAY
rier Open women’s tournament
(until 22 August), Toronto. says Martin Baker

I
Formula One: Hungarian Grand GOLF
Prix, Hungaroring. N THE beginning there was thoughtfulness. Former Wimble-
THURSDAY Eric. And although Can- don player Vinnie Jones, now
CRICKET International Open (until 22 tona – once of Leeds and, pursuing his own career in the
August), Munich; Sprint Inter- until a couple of years ago, cerebral heights of Hollywood
TODAY national (until 22 August), Cas- Manchester United – is (how richly Jones and the man-
NatWest Trophy, second semi- tle Rock, Colorado. now gone in search of cinematic agement of Tinseltown deserve
final: Gloucestershire v Yorkshire fame, how well his footballing each other), was to the fore of the
AT H L E T I C S progeny are doing. naked xenophobia which greeted
TUESDAY Yesterday’s Premier League the free-market importing of for-
PPP County Championship: FRIDAY team sheets featured David Gin- eign talent.
Hampshire v Warwickshire (until World Championships (until 29 ola, Tottenham’s footballer of the The interesting question is
20 August); Northamptonshire v August), Seville, Spain. year for last season (winning both what the English game will make
Gloucestershire (until 20 August). players’ and journalists’ awards), of its French Domestic Legion.
National League division one: RUGBY UNION World Cup winners Emmanuel Will the English benefit from the
Lancashire v Yorkshire Petit and Patrick Vieira of Arse- coaching methods of former
TUESDAY nal and Chelsea’s Frank Leboeuf national team coach Gérard Houl-
WEDNESDAY International: England v United and Didier Deschamps, plus Arse- lier at Liverpool and the famously
PPP County Championship: Essex States of America, Northampton. nal’s latest £11m signing from thoughtful techniques of Wenger
v Durham (until 21 August); Juventus, the lightning-fast inter- at Arsenal?
Glamorgan v Nottinghamshire SATURDAY national Thierry Henry. Will British players learn from
(until 21 August); Middlesex v International: England v United Then there are players such as the supposedly superior techni-
Leicestershire (until 21 August); States of America, London. Didier Domi of Newcastle, the cal craft of those of international
PAWEL KOPCZYNSKI spring-heeled interna- colleagues considered
tional defender Giles Gri- ‘You’ve good enough to come
mandi of Arsenal, Lionel and play in what is
Perez of Sunderland, got young undoubtedly the most
Lionel Charbonnier of players widely followed league
Rangers, and Celtic’s in the world? With the
Stéphane Mahé. who arrival of Deschamps,
All have played at the followed England is now playing
highest level in England host to the heart of the French foreign legion: footballer of the year David Ginola has flourished since his move to Tottenham amid a golden age for his compatriots
and Scotland, leading to Cantona’s World Cup-winning
the inescapable conclu- example’ team. This ought to be new about footballers – particu- diving and promptly booked him paign, allowing Bulgaria to score, lowed his example and they’ve
sion: they are French, seen as a compliment larly Arsenal footballers – for going to ground. and costing his country a place in got fantastic ball skills.”
they are foreign, and they and treated with appro- whingeing. Yet Petit did seem to After his transfer to Tottenham the finals. But no matter how willing Eng-
are most certainly legion. Even priate grace. find himself booked and sent off and the gloomy prognosis offered “Ginola had been playing out lish youngsters are to learn – and
Watford are fielding a French The reaction, of course, has particularly easily for a player by many as George Graham took of his skin for the first couple of Houllier believes there is an out-
player, Alex Bonnot, this season, been ambivalent; the optic of whose style combines supreme the managerial reins, Ginola blos- months of this year, when the standing crop of young English
for heaven’s sake. sports shows us victors as gods and quality with a robustness that somed in adversity. He scored a players voted. That wasn’t a sur- talent at the moment – they will
But with the departure of the the vanquished as sub-human. some say has been nurtured by number of fantastic individual prise,” says Mark Lawrenson, the not be able to benefit from the
comically petulant Nicolas Anelka For the French, just as for any the English game. He threatened goals, notably against Barnsley. television football commentator French and foreign influence
to Real Madrid at the beginning foreign player, there can be no to quit England after his sending- And in last season’s League Cup and former Liverpool centre-back. unless they are allowed to per-
of the season, it seemed that the middle ground. The successful off against Everton in March. semi-finals he managed to put a “The journalists’ award did sur- form at the highest level.
French invasion of English foot- foreigner is from a transcenden- The upside is the minor mira- beauty past Wimbledon then pre- prise me. You need to be playing Wenger last week addressed
ball might be over. However, tal state, Planet Success, when cle of Ginola’s renaissance at Tot- occupy the team on the pitch and in a successful team to win that. himself to that problem: “Long
Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger he plays well. But the dark side tenham. It seemed that his career the Wimbledon manager Joe Kin- Or so I thought.” term [the influx of foreign play-
drafted Henry as Anelka’s replace- is all too familiar: the tabloids in England was as good as over near (whose outbursts were as Lawrenson argues that if the ers] will have an effect because
ment and the position of French are full of cheating Johnny For- in his last days at Newcastle when banal as they were predictable) English game and its players 100 English players don’t play,”
football as the dominant force in eigners with no balls and vast Arsenal right-back Lee Dixon off it. adapt to the advent of the French, he said. He argues that if the for-
the English game – unless you cupidity. meted out some particularly bru- Yet, for once, sheer class tri- they must benefit: “When Can- eign element becomes greater
count the power of money – was Many foreign players believe tal treatment to the Frenchman’s umphed with a vote of player of tona was at United, players such than 50%, it can become prob-
reinforced. that they are victims of outright sublime skills. the year from both players and as Beckham and Giggs saw him lematic for the development of
The influx of foreign players to discrimination. Petit has been Not surprisingly, Ginola fell journalists. A double victory for doing the famous extra training. English talent. One just has to
the Premier League has provoked vocal in criticising some of the over after being not so much tack- a man still reviled at home as “the Free kicks, dead ball skills, were hope that Wenger’s team selec-
the kind of knee-jerk defensive- refereeing decisions that have led as mugged, but the referee assassin” for giving away the ball basically all he did. They thought tion so far, which has consistently
ness only to be expected from a gone against him in recent sea- clearly believed the prevailing in the last minute of France’s ‘I’ll have some of that’ and you’ve featured more than 50% of non-
Eddie Irvine, driving for Ferrari, aims for victory in Hungary today profession not noted for its sons. There is, of course, nothing wisdom that Ginola was prone to 1994 World Cup qualifying cam- got these young players who fol- British players, is an aberration.

SPORTS RESULTS
FA CARLING PREMIERSHIP NATIONWIDE DIVISION ONE NATIONWIDE DIVISION TWO NATIONWIDE DIVISION THREE
RACING CRICKET
Home Away P W D L F A Pt P W D L F A Pt P W D L F A Pt
Stockport 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 Preston 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 Brighton 2 2 0 0 8 1 6 NEWMARKET £3.40. Dual F'cast £96.70. CSF £297.93. Trifecta SOMERSET V SURREY
Portsmouth 2 1 1 0 3 1 4 Wigan 2 1 1 0 6 3 4 Darlington 2 2 0 0 4 0 6 £3,646.60. Tricast £5,802.17.
P W D L F A W D L F A Pt GD 2.05 Galette (W Ryan, 6-4 2nd fav) 1; Dark At Taunton Surrey won toss
Crystal Pal 2 1 1 0 4 3 4 Notts Cnty 2 1 1 0 3 0 4 Rochdale 2 2 0 0 4 0 6 3.55 Buy Or Sell (J Carroll, 11-10 fav) 1;
Trojan (8-13 fav) 2; Aveiro (20-1) 3. 3 ran. 7l, 27l, (H SOMERSET
Birmingham 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 Brentford 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 Peterboro 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 Delphinius (6-4 2nd fav) 2; Take Flite (11-2) 3. 4 ran.
Cecil). Tote: win £2.70. Dual F'cast £1.10. CSF £2.57.
Man Utd 3 2 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 1 1 7 6 West Brom 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 Cardiff 2 1 1 0 4 3 4 Barnet 2 1 1 0 4 2 4 Hd, 9l, (T Easterby). Tote: win £2. Dual F'cast *J Cox c Brown b Saqlain ..............................114
2.35 Star Turn (Susannah Samworth, 14-1)
Bolton 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 Burnley 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 Exeter 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 £1.60. CSF £2.92. P D Bowler st Stewart b Saqlain .................48
1; Brandon Court (9-2 fav) 2; Pine Ridge Lad (14-
Wolves 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 Luton 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 Lincoln City 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 4.30 Laund View Lady (D Mernagh, 16-1) 1;
Arsenal 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 2 1 7 2 1) 3. 12 ran. 3l, 11/4l, (R Flower). Tote: win £14.90; P C L Holloway c Stewart b Saqlain ...........45
Charlton 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 Wycombe 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 Torquay 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 Trajan (evens fav) 2; Kilbrannan Sound (5-1 2nd
places £3.90, £2, £3.80. Dual F'cast £35.60. CSF M Burns lbw b Butcher .....................................10
Ipswich 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 Bristol Rov 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 York 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 £63.57. Trifecta not won. Tricast £754.16. NRs: fav) 3. 16 ran. 11/2l, Sh Hd, (Mrs S Smith). Tote: win
Aston Villa 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 4 £25.70; places £4.10, £1.40, £2.30. Dual F'cast M E Trescothick b Hollioake ...........................27
QPR 2 1 0 1 4 3 3 Bristol City 2 1 0 1 4 3 3 Rotherham 2 1 0 1 5 2 3 Welcome Heights, Mysterium.
Huddersfield 2 1 0 1 4 5 3 Cambridge U 2 1 0 1 4 3 3 Halifax 2 1 0 1 2 1 3 £23.30. CSF £33.45. Trifecta £148.10. †R J Turner b Saqlain Mushtaq.......................3
3.05 Princess Ellen (G Stevens, 9-2 2nd fav)
Nottm For 2 1 0 1 3 4 3 Blackpool 2 1 0 1 4 4 3 Carlisle 2 1 0 1 2 2 3 5.00 Chelsea Barracks (K Darley, 9-4 fav) 1; K A Parsons b Hollioake ....................................6
Middlesbro 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 6 3 6 2 1; Eurolink Raindance (6-1) 2; Dignify (6-4 fav) 3. 11
Flossy (4-1) 2; Bangalore (3-1 2nd fav) 3. 10 ran. J I D Kerr run out................................................21
Fulham 2 0 2 0 2 2 2 Oxford Utd 2 1 0 1 4 4 3 Swansea 2 1 0 1 1 1 3 ran. 3/4l, 3/4l, (P Chapple-Hyam). Tote: win £4.20;
Walsall 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 Bury 2 1 0 1 2 2 3 Southend 2 1 0 1 2 3 3 places £1.40, £1.80, £1.40. Dual F'cast £9.80. CSF Dht, 2l, (J Dunlop). Tote: win £3; places Chelsea P S Jones not out ................................................6
Tottenham 3 2 0 0 6 3 0 0 1 0 1 6 2 Crewe 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 Wrexham 2 1 0 1 2 2 3 Cheltenham 2 1 0 1 1 2 3 £28.84. Trifecta £59.70. Barracks £1.20, Flossy £1.50, £1.90. Dual F'cast A R Caddick not out............................................0
Swindon 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 Bournemth 2 1 0 1 3 4 3 Macclesfield 2 1 0 1 1 3 3 3.35 Cruinn A Bhord (O Urbina, 7-1 co 2nd
£5.30. CSF £11.41. Tricast £25.19. Flossy finished jt Extras (lb6 w19 nb10) .......................................35
Chelsea 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 2 2 4 4 Blackburn 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 Reading 2 1 0 1 3 4 3 Hull 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 fav) 1; Family Man (7-1) 2; Grangeville (7-1) 3; 1st, was dsq and placed 2nd.
Norwich 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 Colchester 2 1 0 1 1 3 3 Plymouth 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 Consort (16-1) 4. 16 ran. 1l, 11/2l, (A Stewart; Mubrik BANGOR Total (8 wkts 50 overs)..................................315
Leeds 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2 4 1 Port Vale 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 Millwall 2 0 2 0 4 4 2 Shrewsbury 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 100-30 fav). Tote: win £8.80; places £2.30, £1.80, Fall of wickets: 1-135, 2-227, 3-236, 4-244, 5-
£2.20, £3.60. Dual F'cast £22.50. CSF £47.93. 1.40 Breeze Girl (R Greene, 4-5 fav) 1; Shop
Tranmere 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 Stoke 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 Leyton O 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 269, 6-281, 7-283, 8-314.
Trifecta £523.10. Tricast £349.71. NR: Ho Leng. Window (11-2 2nd fav) 2; Master Tirol (33-1) 3. 15
Man City 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 Chesterfield 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 Northamptn 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 Did Not bat: P W Jarvis.
Bradford 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 1 4.05 Prospector's Cove (G Stevens, 11-1) 1;
ran. 28l, 2l, (M Pipe). Tote: win £1.60; places £1.10,
Sheff Utd 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 Gillingham 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 Hartlepool 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 Bowling: M P Bicknell 10-1-49-0; B C Hollioake 10-0-74-1;
Byzantium (9-2 fav) 2; To The Last Man (20-1) 3; £1.20, £15.40. Dual F'cast £6.60. CSF £5.07.
Grimsby 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 Oldham 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 Chester 2 0 0 2 0 6 0 M A Butcher 4-0-37-1; Saqlain Mushtaq 10-0-32-4; A J
Nautical Warning (12-1) 4. 18 ran. 11/4l, 31/2l, (J Trifecta £102.20.
Wimbledon 3 0 1 1 3 4 1 0 0 3 2 4 0 Barnsley 2 0 0 2 3 6 0 Scunthorpe 2 0 0 2 0 4 0 Mansfield 2 0 0 2 0 7 0 2.10 Song For Jess (Mr P Costello, 16-1) 1; Hollioake 7-0-52-1; J D Ratcliffe 3-0-21-0; I D K Salisbury
Pearce). Tote: win £13.20; places £2.30, £1.40,
£4.30, £4.20. Dual F'cast £18.30. CSF £48.69. Current Speech (10-1) 2; Chris's Glen (33-1) 3. 11 ran. 6-0-44-0.
Leicester 3 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 Barnsley ...............(1) 2 Crystal Pal ............(1) 3 Brentford .............(0) 2 Oldham .................(0) 0 Barnet .................(1) 2 Exeter ..................(0) 2 Hd, 14l, (F Jordan; Classic Masquerade evens fav).
Trifecta £602.20. Tricast £940.20. NRs: Tomoe SURREY
Barnard 44 (pen) Rodger 24 Bryan 63, Hreidarsson 87 Att 5,074 McGleish 40 Nyamah 59 Tote: win £17.90; places £3, £1.90, £7.80. Dual
Gozen, Caversfield. M A Butcher c Bowler b Caddick.............28
Sheron 63 Austin 59 Bristol City ............(2) 3 Bournemth ............(0) 1 Heald 88 Rees 83 F'cast £37.80. CSF £144.12. Trifecta not won.
Sunderland 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 -2 Att 1,973
4.40 Azizzi (L Dettori, 8-1) 1; Feel No Fear
I J Ward c Turner b Kerr.........................25
Bradbury 74 Akinbiyi 24, 44 O’Neill 77 (33-1) 2; Chips (11-1) 3. 16 ran. 3l, 1/2l, (C Egerton; Tricast £4,664.19.
Brennan 47 Att 11,315 Darlington ............(0) 3 Macclesfield ..........(0) 0 Polar Ice 3-1 fav). Tote: win £9.30; places £2.70, 2.40 Xaipete (P Ryan, 11-1) 1; Gower-Slave †A J Stewart lbw b Caddick ......................1
West Ham 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 Att 14,461
Burnley ................(2) 2 Chesterfield ...........(0) 1 Gabbiadini 82, 83 Att 5,117 £7.20, £2.80. Dual F'cast £446.30. CSF £235.81. (13-8 fav) 2; Acajou III (4-1 2nd fav) 3. 9 ran. 8l, 2l, G P Thorpe not out ................................58
Bolton ..................(1) 2 QPR .....................(1) 1 Duffield 90 (N Mason). Tote: win £11.60; places £2.60, £1.30,
Payton 31 (pen) Reeves 65 (pen) Trifecta not won. A D Brown not out ...................................2
Liverpool 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 Holdsworth 11 (pen) Peacock 38 (pen) Johnrose 33 Att 10,615 Hartlepool ............(0) 0 Halifax ..................(0) 2 5.10 Sulalat (M Hills, 6-4 fav) 1; Alfath (3-1 £2.30. Dual F'cast £10.10. CSF £27.47. Trifecta Extras (lb2 w1 nb2) ..............................5
Gudjohnson 64 Cambridge U .........(1) 3 Reading ................(0) 1 Att 2,719 Stoneman 55 2nd fav) 2; Debbie's Hope (12-1) 3. 8 ran. 1l, 11/4l, (R £34.80. Tricast £78.40.
Att 13,019 Murphy 75 Armstrong). Tote: win £2.30; places £1.20, £1.40, 3.15 Arctic Fusilier (R Greene, 4-1) 1; Siena Total (3 wkts 25 overs) ........................119
Watford 3 0 0 1 2 3 1 0 1 1 2 3 -2 Kyd 35, Benjamin 59 McIntyre 82
(11-1) 2; Two On The Bridge (100-30 jt 2nd fav) 3. 10
Fulham .................(0) 0 Man City ...............(0) 0 Duncan 68 Att 4,630 Hull .....................(1) 1 Lincoln City ...........(0) 1 £1.50. Dual F'cast £2.20. CSF £4.61. Trifecta not Fall of wickets: 1-41, 2-44, 3-113.
won. NR: Penn. Penn was withdrawn, deduction ran. 3l, 18l, (M Pipe; Benjamin Frank 11-4 fav). Tote:
Att 16,754 Colchester ............(0) 0 Notts Cnty .............(2) 3 Greaves 28 Gordon 67 To bat: *A J Hollioake, B C Hollioake, J D
Southampton 2 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 -2 Att 7,046 10p in the £. win £5.50; places £1.90, £2.10, £1.10. Dual F'cast
Norwich ...............(0) 0 Birmingham ...........(1) 1 Att 3,986 Hughes 5, Stallard 35 £11.30. CSF £42.78. Trifecta £98.20. Ratcliffe, M P Bicknell, I D K Salisbury, Saqlain
Leyton O ..............(0) 1 Brighton ...............(1) 2 Placepot: £580.50
Blackmore 79 3.50 Justjim (C Llewellyn, 7-4 fav) 1; Newton Mushtaq.
Coventry 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 -2 McCarthy 11 Gillingham ............(0) 0 Bristol Rov ............(0) 1 Richards 70 Crosby 20 NEWBURY Bowling: A R Caddick 8-1-35-2; P S Jones 7-0-
Mist (3-1 2nd fav) 2; Althrey Captain (50-1) 3. 12
Att 15,261 Att 6,234 Roberts 73 Att 7,200 Rogers 55 2.00 Bold King (T Quinn, 13-2 2nd fav) 1; ran. Nk, 21l, (N Twiston-Davies). Tote: win £1.90; 34-0; P W Jarvis 4-0-27-0; J I D Kerr 5-0-18-1;
Derby 3 0 0 2 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 -3 Nottm For .............(1) 2 Grimsby ................(0) 1 Mansfield ..............(0) 0 Cheltenham ...........(0) 1 Achilles Star (10-1) 2; Lake Sunbeam (20-1) 3; places £1.10, £1.30, £7.70. Dual F'cast £3.60. CSF K A Parsons 1.3-0-3-0.
Freedman 27 Groves 50 (pen) Luton ...................(1) 3 Blackpool ..............(0) 2 Att 2,348 Grayson 64 Schnitzel (20-1) 4. 18 ran. 11/4l, 11/2l, (J Hills; Oriental £6.33. Trifecta £95.10. Tricast £162.83. Umpires: J H Hampshire and B Leadbeater
Everton 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 6 1 -4 Palmer 87 Barnes 21 (og) Ormerod 80 Northamptn ..........(0) 0 Peterboro .............(0) 1 11-2 fav). Tote: win £6.40; places £1.80, £2.20, 4.20 Miss Lacroix (Gary Lyons, 25-1) 1;
Att 17,121 George 73 Nowland 86 Davies 66 £3.80, £4. Dual F'cast £35.80. CSF £52.59. Playmaker (50-1) 2; Worth The Wait (16-1) 3. 10 ran.
Port Vale ..............(1) 1 West Brom ............(1) 2 Spring 81 Att 5,176 Att 6,253 Trifecta £1,103.90. Tricast £1,178.09. 1 /2l, 8l, (R Hollinshead; Sweet Senorita 8-11 fav).
1
ESSEX V NEW ZEALAND
Sheff Wed 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 5 1 -5 Millwall ................(0) 3 Wigan ...................(1) 3 Plymouth ..............(0) 0 Shrewsbury ...........(0) 0 2.30 Elaflaak (R Hills, 6-4 fav) 1; Kalindi (7-1) Tote: win £37.80; places £3.20, £4.30, £3. Dual
Minton 38 (pen) Hughes 14 At Chelmsford.
Shaw 78, Cahill 80 Liddell 44, Balmer 54 Att 4,919 2; See You Later (8-1) 3. 8 ran. 21/2l, Hd, (M F'cast £128.50. CSF £733.21. Trifecta not won.
NEW ZEALAND 236 (Astle 54).
Newcastle 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 -3 Kilbane 55 Harris 90 (pen) Barlow 64, Att 8,165 Rochdale ..............(2) 2 Southend ..............(0) 0 Tregoning). Tote: win £2.30; places £1.20, £1.90, Tricast £16,991.10. NRs: Connel's Croft, Quintrell
£1.70. Dual F'cast £5. CSF £11.17. Trifecta £166.70. Downs. ESSEX 248-5 (94 overs, Robinson 101no,
Att 7,891 Oxford Utd ............(0) 2 Cardiff ..................(2) 3 Platt 12 Att 2,253
Bradford ..............(0) 1 Sheff Wed .............(1) 1 TODAY’S FIXTURES 3.00 Silver Patriarch (Pat Eddery, 7-2) 1; 4.50 Die Fledermaus (W Marston, 2-1 co- Peters 71no).
Sheff Utd ..............(1) 1 Walsall .................(1) 1 Murphy 67 (pen), 73 Faerber 17 Peake 32
Beagrie 89 (pen) Dreyer 39 (og) Craigsteel (10-11 fav) 2; Sadian (12-1) 3. 4 ran. 1/2l, fav) 1; Cold Encounter (2-1 co-fav) 2; Greenacres Essex are leading by 12 runs.
FA CARLING PREMIERSHIP Murphy 1 Wrack 38 Att 6,423 Nugent 41, 85 Rotherham ............(0) 4 Chester ................(0) 0 13/4l, (J Dunlop). Tote: win £4.40. Dual F'cast £3.20.
Att 18,276 Goddess (14-1) 3. 9 ran. 3l, Dis, (D Wintle; Dancing SUSSEX V SRI LANKA A
Southampton -v- Newcastle (KO 4.00) Att 12,581 Preston ................(0) 2 Stoke ...................(1) 1 Martindale 54 (pen), 58 (pen) Att 2,966 CSF £6.74. NR: Churlish Charm.
Derby ..................(1) 1 Middlesbro ............(2) 3 Rio 2-1 co-fav). Tote: win £2.50; places £2, £1.20,
NATIONWIDE DIVISION ONE Stockport .............(0) 2 Tranmere ..............(1) 1 Nogan 52 Thorne 9 Fortune-West 81 3.30 Port Vila (R Hills, 9-4 fav) 1; Zyz (15-2) 2; £1.60. Dual F'cast £3.50. CSF £5.85. Trifecta At Hove
Burton 41 Deane 9
Murdock 80 Att 11,465 Watson 88 Formal Bid (7-2 2nd fav) 3. 13 ran. 1/2l, 3l, (J £54.10. NR: Paris Island. SRI LANKA A 83-1 (15.3 overs)
Ziege 20 Swindon -v- Ipswich (KO 1.00) Connelly 79 Henry 30 Scunthorpe ...........(0) 0 Wycombe ..............(1) 1 Swansea ...............(0) 1 Carlisle .................(0) 0 Gosden). Tote: win £3.50; places £1.70, £2.20, £2. Placepot: £2,413.20 v SUSSEX.
Ricard 66 (pen) BANK OF SCOTLAND PREMIER LEAGUE Dinning 85 (pen) Att 6,555
Att 24,045 Att 4,092 Devine 42 Price 64 Dual F'cast £13.20. CSF £18.94. Trifecta £93.70.
Dundee Utd -v- Celtic (KO 3.00) Wolves .................(0) 1 Portsmouth ...........(1) 1 Wrexham ..............(1) 1 Bury.....................(0) 0 Att 5,452 4.00 Ellens Lad (Pat Eddery, 10-1) 1; King Of
Leicester ..............(1) 2 Chelsea ................(0) 2
Heskey 10 Wise 48 Rangers -v- Motherwell (KO 6.05) Keane 48 Allen 36 Stevens 35 Torquay ...............(0) 0 York .....................(0) 0 Peru (9-1) 2; Cauda Equina (10-1) 3; The Gay Fox (9- GOLF
St Johnstone -v- Kilmarnock (KO 3.00) Att 21,024 Att 4,185 Att 3,005 2 fav) 4. 16 ran. Nk, 1/2l, (W Musson). Tote: win
Izzet 90 (pen) Sinclair 90 (og) US PGA GOLF 74 70, J P Hayes 68 76, G Kraft 74 70, J Van
£8.60; places £2.60, £2.10, £2.50, £1.10. Dual
Att 21,068 de Velde (Fra) 74 70
F'cast £62.70. CSF £88.48. Trifecta £666.20. CHAMPIONSHIP
Liverpool ..............(0) 0 Watford ................(1) 1 SCOTTISH DIVISIONS Tricast £870.18.
Medinah No 3, Chicago, Illinois
145 S Verplank 73 72, P Lawrie (Gbr) 73 72,
Mooney 14 4.35 Spin A Yarn (R Hills, 7-2 2nd fav) 1; King D Waldorf 74 71, O Browne 73 72, C DiMarco
Att 44,174 BANK OF SCOTLAND BELL’S DIVISION ONE BELL’S DIVISION TWO BELL’S DIVISION THREE O' The Mana (4-1) 2; Gateman (10-1) 3. 9 ran. 11/4l, Collated scores after second round (US unless 74 71, B Zabriski 70 75, H Sutton 72 73, B
Man Utd ...............(0) 2 Leeds ...................(0) 0 stated, par 72): Faxon 72 73, J Sluman 72 73, R Beem 72 73
PREMIER 31/2l, (B Hills; El Curioso 3-1 fav). Tote: win £4.40;
135 J Haas 68 67
Yorke 76, 80 places £1.30, £1.80, £2.20. Dual F'cast £8.60. CSF 146 B Langer (Ger) 71 75, T Bjorn (Den) 73
P W D L F A Pt P W D L F A Pt P W D L F A Pt 136 M Weir (Can) 68 68
Att 55,187 £18.90. Trifecta £271.20. Tricast £126.41. 73, S Dunlap 74 72, P Azinger 77 69,
P W D L F A Pt St Mirren 2 1 1 0 7 1 4 Arbroath 2 2 0 0 5 3 6 Queen’s Park 2 2 0 0 4 2 6 137 T Woods 70 67
Sunderland ...........(0) 0 Arsenal .................(0) 0 5.05 Montecristo (N Pollard, 13-2) 1; Kristina P Stewart 75 71, M Reid 72 74, M
Celtic 2 2 0 0 8 0 6 Dunfermline 2 1 1 0 6 2 4 Stenhsmuir 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 Forfar 2 1 1 0 3 0 4 138 L Westwood (Gbr) 70 68
Att 41,680 (13-2) 2; Montalcino (9-1) 3. 7 ran. 11/2l, 3/4l, (R Guest; Calcavecchia 71 75, R Karlsson (Swe) 70 76,
Rangers 2 2 0 0 6 1 6 Airdrie 2 1 1 0 4 2 4 Alloa 2 2 0 0 2 0 6 Berwick 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 139 S Kendall 74 65, S Garcia (Spa) 66 73, H
Tottenham ............(1) 3 Everton ................(1) 2 Mithras 7-4 fav). Tote: win £13.30; places £4.70, A Coltart (Gbr) 72 74, A Cabrera (Arg) 73 73,
Hibernian 3 1 2 0 7 6 5 G Morton 2 1 1 0 4 2 4 Ross County 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 Dumbarton 2 1 0 1 6 5 3 Irwin 70 69, S Cink 69 70
Sherwood 34 Unsworth 24 (pen), 77 £2.20. Dual F'cast £15. CSF £44.68. M OMeara 72 74, N Ozaki (Jpn) 73 73
Dundee Utd 2 1 1 0 4 3 4 Livingston 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 Queen of Sth 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 East Fife 2 1 0 1 3 2 3 140 M A Jimenez (Spa) 70 70, B Watts 69 71
(pen) Scoop: £171,701.00 won £487.00 place
Hearts 3 1 1 1 5 6 4 Falkirk 2 1 0 1 5 6 3 Stranraer 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 Montrose 2 1 0 1 4 4 3
Placepot: £124.40 141 B Estes 71 70, L Wadkins 72 69, J Furyk Foremost Insurance Seniors
Leonhardsen 82 Kilmarnock 2 1 0 1 3 2 3 Ayr 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 Stirling 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 Cowdenbth 2 1 0 1 1 3 3 71 70, D Duval 70 71, N Price (Zim) 70 71
Iversen 86 Clydebank 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 Clyde 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 Brechin 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 RIPON Championship
Dundee 3 1 0 2 6 6 3 142 K Wentworth 72 70, J Parnevik (Swe) 72
Att 34,539 Motherwell 2 0 2 0 4 4 2 Raith 2 0 1 1 1 7 1 Partick 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 Albion 2 0 1 1 2 4 1 70, S Pate 72 70, S Hoch 71 71, C Egypt Valley Country Club, Grand Rapids,
2.20 Bahamian Pirate (Alex Greaves, 13-2)
Wimbledon ............(0) 1 Coventry ...............(0) 1 St Johnstne 2 0 0 2 1 7 0 Inverness CT 2 0 0 2 2 7 0 Hamilton 2 0 0 2 1 5 0 East Stirling 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 Montgomerie (Gbr) 72 70, T Tryba 70 72, G Michigan
1; Tina's Royale (2-1 fav) 2; Emley (25-1) 3. 10 ran.
Cort 67 McAllister 90 (pen) Aberdeen 3 0 0 3 0 9 0 13/4l, 11/4l, (D Nicholls). Tote: win £4.90; places £1.80, Hjertstedt (Swe) 72 70, N Faldo (Gbr) 71 71, Collated scores after firstround (US unless
Att 10,635 Airdrie .................(1) 2 Dunfermline ..........(2) 2 Alloa ....................(0) 1 Partick .................(0) 0 Berwick ................(1) 1 Albion ..................(0) 1 F Couples 73 69, G Turner (Nzl) 73 69 stated,
Aberdeen .............(0) 0 Dundee .................(2) 2 £1.90, £5. Dual F'cast £6.30. CSF £18.79. Trifecta
Ayr ......................(0) 1 Livingston .............(1) 2 Arbroath ..............(0) 2 Clyde ...................(1) 1 Brechin ................(1) 1 Queen’s Park .........(1) 2 £172.20. 143 C Franco (Par) 72 71, C Perry 70 73, R 67 T Wargo, D Lotz
PREMIERSHIP LEADING SCORERS Att 8,174 Falconer 29, 39 Mediate 71 72, D Frost (Rsa) 75 68, B Jobe 68 T Aaron, B Fleisher, K Zarley, L Trevino, N
G Morton ..............(0) 0 Clydebank .............(0) 0 Hamilton ..............(0) 0 Queen of Sth .........(1) 3 Cowdenbth ...........(0) 0 Forfar ..................(1) 3 2.50 Mindanao (M Roberts, 5-2 fav) 1;
Dwight Yorke (Man Utd) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Hibernian .............(1) 1 Hearts ..................(0) 1 69 74, K Perry 74 69, C Pavin 69 74, K Ratcliffe
Inverness CT .........(2) 2 Falkirk ..................(1) 3 Stenhsmuir ...........(1) 2 Stirling .................(1) 1 Dumbarton ...........(2) 3 Montrose ..............(2) 4 Maiden's Blush (13-2) 2; Ermine (6-1) 3. 11 ran. 2l,
Michael Bridges (Leeds) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Latapy 42 (pen) McSwegan 79 11/4l, (Miss J A Camacho). Tote: win £3.70; places Triplett 73 70, J L Lewis 73 70, J Sindelar 73 69 J Thorpe, G Archer, JC Snead, C O’Connor
Hamilton Ricard (Middlesbrough) . . . . . . . 3 Att 16,976 Raith ...................(0) 0 St Mirren ..............(3) 6 Stranraer .............(0) 0 Ross County ..........(0) 0 East Stirling ..........(0) 0 East Fife ...............(0) 2 £1.80, £2.50, £2.10. Dual F'cast £17.90. CSF £19.17. 70, P Goydos 73 70, J Kelly 69 74, D Love 71 (Irl), G Gilbert
LEADING SCORERS LEADING SCORERS LEADING SCORERS Trifecta £220.60. Tricast £87.21. 72, MBrooks 70 73 70 B Thomas, H Henning, G Player (Rsa), J
Carl Cort (Wimbledon). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 LEADING SCORERS
3.20 Pipalong (L Charnock, 16-1) 1; Bon Ami 144 M James (Gbr) 70 74, P Mickelson 72 72, Jacobs, D Stockton, D Graham, J Bland
Julian Joachim (Aston Villa) . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Dirk Lehmann (Hibernian) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Kevin Thomas (Greenock Morton) . . . . . . . 2 Colin McGlashan (Arbroath) . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Jerry O’Driscoll (Montrose) . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 A Magee 72 72, B Mayfair 75 69, A Cejka
(20-1) 2; Now Look Here (20-1) 3; Perryston View 71 B Stroble, M Hayes, G Burns, O Moody, J
Christian Ziege (Middlesbrough) . . . . . . . . 2 Mark Viduka (Celtic) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Stephen McCormick (Airdrie). . . . . . . . . . . 2 Stevie Mallan (Queen of South) . . . . . . . . . 2 William Melvin (Dumbarton) . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (12-1) 4. 23 ran. Sh Hd, 11/4l, (T Easterby; Downland (Ger) 71 73, F Funk 75 69, B Tway 73 71, T Colbert, J Dent, J Powell, B Summerhays, T
Kevin Phillips (Sunderland) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Willie Falconer (Dundee) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Mark Yardley (St Mirren). . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Martin Cameron (Alloa). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Pat Flannery (Dumbarton). . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 9-2 fav). Tote: win £18.80; places £3.20, £4, £4.50, Lehman 70 74, S Flesch 73 71, V Singh (Fij) Dill, E Dougherty, F Conner