Sports news today - 18th April

SHAMELESS Craig Whyte is trying to flog the MOVIE rights to the tale of his disastrous Rangers takeover, it emerged yesterday.

ANDY Murray will team up with Tim Henman to play a charity tennis match inspired by a friend’s cancer fight.

TIMMY MURPHY has finished first, second and first in the last three Coral Scottish Grand Nationals.

WHEN Ryan Mania strolls through the gates at Ayr tomorrow, you won’t miss him.

BLACK CAVIAR Australia’s wonder mare, has been retired after an unbeaten career of 25 straight wins.

MIGHTY Michael Van Gerwin has told his Premier League rivals: “Catch me if you can”

A MAJOR anti-F1 protest is planned ahead of Sunday’s controversial Bahrain Grand Prix.

STEPHEN MAQUIRE is wary of suffering a first-round shock at this year’s World Championship.

SCOTT Ian Doyle recons red-hot Ronnie Sullivan can beat half the World Championship field wearing a blindfold.

DONNA FINNIE created basketball history last night by becoming the first foreigner to land a major coaching job in the American collegiate ranks.

SWIM sensation Robbie Renwick has vowed to follow Sir Chris Hoy as a Scottish sporting icon.

DAVID SINCLAIR hopes having Rangers in the Second Division next season will boost his chances of winning a new deal with Ayr.

DAVID LUIZ marked his 100th appearence for Chelsea in Style with a 35-yard thunderbolt
GARY LOCKE admits he is disappointed Hearts have to go back to Aberdeen for a third time this season.

DAVID MARSHALL made his name back in 2004 by keeping Ronaldinho and his Barcelona buddies at bay.

CRAIG BROWN believes Aberdeen can make a big noise in the SPL – after SHUTTING part of Pittodrie.

KRIS SHIELDS hasn’t rulled out keeping Kris Boyd at Kilmarnock.

DUNDEE UNITED have been told to pay a whopping £196,000 for ex-striker Damian Casalinuovo.

STEVEN McMANUS has vowed to emerge from the worst year of his football life by winning a Scotland recall.

CELTIC have been the driving force n the SPL all season.

NORWICH’S £6 MILLION PURSUIT OF Garry Hooper could be back on – if they are relegated.

COWDENBEATH chairman Donald Findlay has hit out at the SPL club chiefs who have slammed St Mirren and Ross County for scuppering league reconstruction plans.

THE SPL could be asked to introduce relegation play-offs next season as a compromise over reconstruction.

SIR ALEX FERGUSON admitted he was amazed Andy Carroll escaped a red card after sticking the CHIN on David de Gea.

SFA chiefs last night called for an end to the bickering that is WRECKING Scottish football.

( Read the full article in today’s SUN)

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