In Pictures: Teenager becomes Britain’s first ever wheel-chair bound Referee

NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES – by Laura Heads As Featured On: Gloucestershire Echo      Western Daily Press Football-mad Nathan Mattick has given his disability the red-card and become Britain’s first wheelchair-bound REFEREE. The 19-year-old was born with cerebral palsy which left him unable to walk and confined to a wheelchair. But he was determined not to…

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Man Utd fans are happiest in the league – but football is still just 58% joy (and 42% pain)

Manchester United fans are the happiest in the Premier League – despite Fergie retiring, research has revealed. Supporters of the league champions emerged as the most content following a detailed study carried out among 2,000 English football fans. And incredibly, fans of Everton, managed by new Old Trafford boss David Moyes, are the second happiest.…

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Mane Road

Luke Morris was yesterday hailed as Britain’s hardest working jockey – having ridden a staggering 639 races already this year – an average of four a day. Luke, 23, regularly clocks up more than 60,000 miles a year travelling to hundreds of races the length and breadth of the country to compete in events. He has…

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