Louis Birchall, 19, has been crowned the amateur golf champion of Staffordshire after a record breaking second round of 61 at Oxley Park Golf Club. Birchall, who has spent the last eight months at University in the USA , had a disappointing start to the event carding a four-over-par 75, leaving him seven shots behind [...]
Newcastle Town chairman Paul Ratcliffe has stepped down with immediate effect due to personal reasons.
Ratcliffe, 69, who has been at the helm of the local non-league side since taking over back in October 2008, will take up the role of commercial director for the coming season.
Stoke-on-Trent has been praised as “one of the best supported” stages of a national cycling championship.
The city will welcome the Johnson Health Tech Grand Prix Series on May 21.
Among the memorable performances in London 2012 were those on the water, with canoeing and rowing scooping 13 medals
Now the spin-off from that success is filtering down to clubs across the country – including Stoke-on-Trent. StaffsLive’s Tom Keating finds out more.
Tony Pulis has hailed Sir Alex Ferguson as the greatest British manager of all time.
The Stoke City boss, speaking in the wake of Ferguson’s decision to step down as Manchester United manager at the end of the season, says there has never been anyone to match the Scot.
Stoke are poised to sign teenage striker George Waring after a short trial at the club.
Waring, 18, was recently released by Everton after spending three years with their Academy.
Striker Tom Pope believes adjusting to League One will be Port Vale’s first priority next season.
But Pope, who scored 33 goals on his way to winning the League Two player of the season award in the campaign just ended believes Micky Adams’ side will be capable of springing a few surprises.
It’s the time of year when apprentice footballers are released by clubs.
League Football Education, alongside the PFA and Football League Trust, stage assessment trials offering the youngsters a chance to catch the eye of another club and continue their career.
Sixteen-time World Champion Phil Taylor will play Raymond van Barneveld in the semi-finals of the Darts Premier League.
Taylor finished third after drawing 6-6 against James Wade last night at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle.
A charity match will be held in honour of former Hanley Town’s manager, Colin Stair at Vale Park tonight.
The 50 year-old died suddenly at home and members of the community and his family have arranged a friendly game featuring players from the PDS League team, Social Services, against members of the committee and his family and friends.