Ex-Newcastle boss contacts Rotherham about managerial vacancy

first_img Steve McClaren left Newcastle United in March Former England and Newcastle manager Steve McClaren contacted Rotherham about the vacant managerial position – but he is unlikely to be the Millers’ new manager, it is understood.The 55-year-old, who was sacked by the Magpies in March after an ill-fated tenure at St James’ Park, is keen to get back into work and surprisingly mooted a possible interest in the Sky Bet Championship Millers.But that contact is not expected to develop into anything stronger.McClaren, who would have been the Millers’ most high-profile manager since Emlyn Hughes in the 1980s had he ended up in the New York Stadium dugout, will now wait for another opportunity to come up as he aims to repair a reputation that was badly damaged during his nine-month stay in the north east.He was in charge for 28 Barclays Premier League games after joining from Derby last summer, with a 3-1 home defeat to Bournemouth proving fatal and he left Newcastle in the bottom three, a position they were unable to recover.Rotherham are looking for a third manager in seven months after Neil Warnock U-turned on an extension to his short-term deal last week and are beginning the interview process in the coming days. 1last_img read more

DOZENS OF PEOPLE CONNED IN HOAX REVENUE REFUND SCAM

first_imgA number of people across Donegal have been duped into giving their personal bank details in an elaborate text scam.People received the bogus texts todayHundreds of people received text messages claiming to be from the Revenue Commissioners office.The text displays a link to a fake website claiming to be from Revenue. The text claims the person is entitled to a refund for their end of year tax returns and are encouraged to fill in a bogus form.A number of people are believed to have filled in the form and given access to their personal bank details.A Revenue source told Donegal Daily they are looking into the scam.They stressed that the Revenue would never contact people by text message. “We believe a number of people have been affected but we don’t know the extent at this stage.“We don’t know if people have lost money but we would never contact anyone by text.“People should never give out their personal bank details,” he said. DOZENS OF PEOPLE CONNED IN HOAX REVENUE REFUND SCAM was last modified: November 18th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:phoneRevenuescamtextlast_img read more

DONEGAL MAN JOE NAMED COMMUNITY CHAMPION 2012

first_imgWell known Donegal man Joe Boland is celebrating today after being named the Community Champion for 2012.The Lifford photographer was the unanimous choice for the inaugural award by judges.As part of his prize in being named the Calor Ireland Community Champion, Joe had donated the €7,500 prizemoney to the 19th Donegal Scout Group (Lifford/Clonleigh). Joe, a scout leader with the group said the money will make a huge difference.“It will mean so much to the group. We can get new equipment and new tents.“This award is not for me but for all the other scout leaders and scouts who have never received any recognition for their tireless work over the years,” he said.Joe, a photographer with the Derry Journal, also received a personal prize of €1,500 with he is also donating to the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary, the Rainbow Animal Rehousing Centre and the Lifford Hospital Restoration Centre. “I feel great. I also just want to say a big thank you to all the people who voted for me.“It’s great to be recognised but it’s also great what we can do with this money now,” he admitted.  DONEGAL MAN JOE NAMED COMMUNITY CHAMPION 2012 was last modified: September 4th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CALOR COMMUNITY CHAMPIONJoe BolandLiffordSCOUT LEADERlast_img read more