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Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres

Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres

Business
By Mark Kleinman, City editor The UK's second-largest five-a-side football venue owner‎ is being circled by potential bidders after its lender drafted in advisers to explore a review of its options.Sky News has learnt that Goals Soccer Centres, shares in which have been suspended since March amid an accounting probe, is preparing to launch a sale process within months. The review has been instigated by Lloyds Banking Group, which has hired Deloitte to advise on Goals' future, City sources said this weekend.The review is expected to take place over the medium-term, rather than being launched immediately.Among the prospective bidders for the business, which trades from nearly 50 sites in the UK and US, is Mike Ashley, the high street tycoon who is its b
Study: Blood thinner may reduce chance of later heart failure

Study: Blood thinner may reduce chance of later heart failure

Health
April 25 (UPI) -- Use of a blood thinner after heart failure can protect against future thrombosis, a new study says. The risk of thromboembolic episodes declined by 17 percent in patients with coronary artery disease, irregular heart rhythms and worsening heart failure who used the drug rivaroxaban, according to findings published in the April issue of JAMA Cardiology. Rivaroxaban, marketed as Xarelto, is a widely used blood thinner prescribed to patients for treatment and prevention of blood clots, as well as the prevention of health events related to clots. "We initially wanted to know if we could improve outcomes in patients after an episode of worsening heart failure using a low dose of blood thinner," Barry Greenberg, a researcher at the University of California San Diego and study...
NHS 'no chance of training enough staff'

NHS 'no chance of training enough staff'

Health
The NHS in England has no chance of training enough GPs and nurses to solve the shortages it faces, experts say.A report by three leading think tanks predicts that in the next five years nurse shortages will double and GP gaps nearly treble, without radical action.The Nuffield Trust, Health Foundation and King's Fund says a combination of international recruitment, student grants and innovation is needed.But the government is insisting plans are in place to recruit more staff.What is the scale of the problem? It is already well documented that the NHS is short of staff.Current figures suggest there more than 30,000 extra nurses are needed and almost 3,000 GPs.The think tanks say on curre...
West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

Sports
OPPORTUNITY MISSED? The Hammers were unlucky not to get all three points, with contentious decisions appearing to go the way of the visitors Liverpool were frustrated by a resilient West Ham United, who showed tremendous fight to gain a 1-1 draw at London Stadium. The result means the Reds are now three points ahead of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Michail Antonio levels the scoring for the hosts The hosts started in a lively manner despite their recent poor form, and had the pick of the early chances. Javier Hernandez forced Alisson Becker into a diving save and dragged an effort wide, while Aaron Cresswell also drove one narrowly past the post from 25 yards as the Hammers started on the front foot. H...
Arsenal transfer news: Laurent Koscielny turned down chance to join Thierry Henry at Monaco

Arsenal transfer news: Laurent Koscielny turned down chance to join Thierry Henry at Monaco

Sports
STAYING PUT The defender has only recently returned from a long spell out with an Achilles injury Laurent Koscielny turned down the chance to join Monaco, opting to stay with Arsenal at least until the end of the season. The defender only returned to action in the Europa League win over Qarabag in December, having not played since rupturing his Achilles in the same competition in May 2018 against Atletico Madrid. Koscielny turned down a move to Monaco His injury curse struck again when he was forced to pull out of the FA Cup win against Blackpool last Saturday after picking up a back problem in the warm-up. According to Le10 Sport, Monaco manager Thierry Henry was interested in bringing his former team-mate to the Stade Louis II this month, b...