Sports news today - 15th April

ELVIS fans and guitar heroes were among 5,000 music-loving runners who braved gales yesterday for Edinburgh’s Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon.

MARK WEBBER was left cursing his bad luck after the wheels literally fell off his Red Bull.

FORCE INDIA ace Paul DI Resta reckons a first-lap collision with team-mate Adrian Sutil cost him valuable points in China.

ALAN McNISH produced one of the drives of his career to win the World Endurance Championship opener in stunning style at Silverstone yesterday.

EVAN WILLIAMS is desperate to shed his tag as Nationals’ nearly man.

GREAT BRITAIN’S ice hockey stars were dumped 4-2 by hosts Hungary in the first game of their World Championship campaign.

ALAN McMANUS has ended a seven-year wait for a Crucible return-and now he would like to face Ronnie O’Sullivan.

DAVID LYNN admitted he was bitterly disappointed as he completed his first Masters on five over.

EDINBURGH middleweight Craig McEwan fears he has become JINXED since returning to Scotland from the States 18 months ago.

CRISIS club Dunfermline have succeeded in their bid to bring forward their SFA Youth Cup Final by 24 hours to aid their First Division survival battle.

SFL CHIEF Jim Ballantyne has launched a vitriolic attack on officials from other clubs who he claims are scuppering league reconstruction.

CHANGE OR DIE, football faces an historic opportunity to create a new era in club development.

FORMER Celtic boss Tony Mowbray is refusing to quit as Middlesbrough gaffer.

NEIL LENNON thanked Anthony Stokes for helping end Celtic’s Hampden hoodoo.

KRIS COMMONS opened up on the pain he endured to savour the joy of reaching another Scottish Cup Final.

GARY MACKAY-STEVEN believes Dundee United were the width of a Hampden post away from the Scottish Cup Final.

WILLO FLOOD slaughtered ref Craig Thomson for failing to award Dundee United a penalty in a Hampden thriller.

KRIS COMMONS has confessed he scored against Dundee United with his ARM.

LEE GRIFFITHS left Bairns crying all around Hampden during Saturday’s Scottish Cup semi.
ALEX HARRIS last night dedicated his Scottish Cup Goal to his late dad Kenny.

JAMMIE STEVENSON reckons another Fife derby is just what Cowdenbeath need to fight free of the relegation play-off spot.

WHITEHILL WELFARE boss Mike Lawson has warned his players they can’t take their foot off the pedal as they chase East Premier League leaders Spartans.

FORMER Scotland stars Kirk Broadfoot and Stephen Crainey look to be on the way out at Blackpool.

SOMEWHERE over the rainbow, Rangers will play a game where the spotlight will be on football.

CHARLES GREEN has escaped all the flak flying around him – by jetting off to his holiday home in France.

PAOLO DI CANIO dedicated Sunderland’s stunning derby victory over Newcastle to his mother.

ARSENE WENGER is praying he can keep rolling lucky seven in Arsenal’s battle for Champions League spot.

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