WITH the scores level after 51 minutes, neutral observers wouldn’t have bet on Whitley Bay defeating Penrith even though the Cumbrians were reduced to 10 men just before the interval, Willie Paul sent off.
DUNSTON UTS are still in the driving seat for the STL Northern League championship after hitting relegated Stokesley SC with a five-goal defeat which not only enabled them to consolidate fourth place, but improved their goal difference.
WITH the honourable exception of the injured Andy Murray, the chances of a Brit making it into a singles final at Wimbledon seems about as likely at the moment as Newcastle United and Sunderland uniting to form one football club.
Legendary coach Nick Bolletieri believes Tim Henman has restored some of the "fear factor" which once helped sweep him into the world's top four - and believes the 32-year-old is nowhere near retirement.
ANDY Murray put his long-term future ahead of short-term success by finally conceding he had not fully recovered from the wrist injury he suffered last month and withdrawing from Wimbledon, which gets under way today.