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Gerrard has put Scottish game back on map – former Rangers boss McCoist

Gerrard has put Scottish game back on map – former Rangers boss McCoist

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Rangers' appointment of Steven Gerrard as their new manager has "put Scottish football back on the map", says former Ibrox boss Ally McCoist.The former Liverpool captain has agreed a four-year deal to take over in June.Gerrard, 37, made 710 appearances and won nine trophies for Liverpool over 19 years and earned 114 England caps. "It's magic for Scottish football," McCoist told BBC Radio 5 live. "A global name like Steven Gerrard will create interest throughout the world."Gerrard, who replaces interim manager Graeme Murty at the Scottish Premiership club, was greeted at Ibrox by a sizeable crowd and described his decision to accept Rangers' offer as "a no-brainer".He said he would need to ge...
Stoke City news: Erik Pieters fined £70,000 for partying the night before Everton game

Stoke City news: Erik Pieters fined £70,000 for partying the night before Everton game

Sports
Pieters in action for Stoke this seasonThursday, March 22, 2018Stoke City defender Erik Pieters has been fined £70,000 by his club after it emerged he was at a nightclub on the eve of his side's 2-1 Premier League defeat to Everton.Pieters was due to start at the back for the Potters against Sam Allardyce’s side, but was dropped after the club learned he was in a nightclub the evening before.Paul Lambert was reportedly upset the 29-year-old chose to spend the evening before a game in a Cheshire hotspot, just 24 hours before a crucial game for his side.Stoke lost the game 2-1, to leave them second bottom of the Premier League table.Pieters was fined two weeks wages, the maximium amount, after being hauled into the club’s offices for talks.Potters chairman Peter Coates said: “Erik is a very
Sony blocks Super Seducer video game on PlayStation

Sony blocks Super Seducer video game on PlayStation

Technology
Sony has blocked the publication of a video game designed to teach male players psychological tricks to convince women to date them.Super Seducer was scheduled for release on the PlayStation 4 on Tuesday.The title has been criticised for being sleazy and for promoting "toxic behaviours and attitudes".Sony has limited itself to saying it "will not be made available", but the BBC has confirmed the Japanese company banned the title.Kickstarter had previously suspended the game's crowdfunding campaign. Super Seducer has, however, been released for PCs and Macs via Valve's Steam platform.The Motherboard news site was among the first to notice that the PlayStation version had not been released."Without further details from Sony, we can't tell if the game has been removed as a moral decision or w...
Game of Thrones creators to write new Star Wars

Game of Thrones creators to write new Star Wars

Entertainment
A new series of the Star Wars films will be written and produced by the creators of Game of Thrones.David Benioff and DB Weiss will take the lead on the new films, an announcement on the franchise's website said.The films will be separate from the current episodes and the trilogy being developed by The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson.Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, which is owned by Disney, said: "David and Dan are some of the best storytellers working today."Their command of complex characters, depth of story and richness of mythology will break new ground and boldly push Star Wars in ways I find incredibly exciting."Benioff and Weiss said they had been dreaming of being part of the Star Wars franchise since the first film, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, was released in the...