Archive for February, 2012
Stoke City’s appeal against the red card given to Rory Delap in the FA Cup win at Crawley Town has been successful.
The Football Association’s three-man Independent Regulatory Commission decided to rescind the red card, given to Delap for a one-footed challenge on Crawley Town defender David Hunt.
Crewe Alexandra’s play-off push in League 2 continued with a 2-0 win over Accrington Stanley at Gresty Road.
The Alex claimed the win with two late goals as they made their dominance count with strikes from teenager Max Clayton and Luke Murphy.
The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery is in the running for the Telegraph Friendly Family Museum Award 2012.
The venue. which has reached the last six in the previous two years, has made it down to last 20.
Staff at the Regent Theatre in Hanley celebrated ‘Spamcake Day’ to help promote the forthcoming Monty Python show Spamalot.
Four members of the marketing team dressed in Spamalot costumes to give Pancake Day a different twist.
The driver of a Staffordshire coach that plunged off a French motorway and killed a passenger has said he has “no recollection” of the accident.
Derek Thompson, 47, denied falling asleep at the wheel at a court appearance in Chalons-en-Champagne, but said it was possible he was drowsy.
Sainsbury’s won the annual Stafford Pancake race, fighting off stiff competition from a host of other teams.
It was the third successive victory for the supermarket, as the event on Market Square drew in hundreds of spectators.
A moped rider has died after a collision with a lorry on the A38 between Lichfield and Alrewas.
Police are trying to trace the HGV which failed to stop at the scene at 5.25am today (February 21).
Stoke Potters will kick off the season with a challenge meeting at Loomer Road against the Isle of Wight Islanders.
The new speedway fixtures have been released and their fixture on March 31 will be followed by an April 3 challenge clash with Dudley Heathens.
Band of Skulls showed they are a band of contradictions when they performed at The Sugarmill in Hanley.
This blues-rock three-piece from Southampton at a glance seem more suited to repairing Harley Davidson motorbikes and tuning engines rather than guitars.