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posted on 21/9/21

Singer Sarah Dash, a co-founder of trailblazing US group Labelle, who had a huge hit with Lady Marmalade, has died at the age of 76.

Fellow group member Patti LaBelle confirmed the news on Twitter, saying she was "heartbroken" but that Dash's spirit would "live on".

"We were just on stage together on Saturday and it was such a powerful and special moment," she posted.

Lady Marmalade went to number one on the US Billboard chart in 1975.

posted on 21/9/21

The track found a new audience when it was re-recorded by Christine Aguilera, Pink, Lil' Kim and Mya for the soundtrack of Baz Luhrmann's film Moulin Rouge in 2001.

Born in New Jersey in 1945, Dash joined up with Patti LaBelle and Nona Hendryx and they settled on the name LaBelle in 1971. They became known for their fusion of rock, R&B and funk, and their lavish stage outfits, including a set of spacesuits.

They opened for bands such as The Who before finding mainstream fame themselves.

After LaBelle broke up in 1976, Dash embarked on a solo career and also sang on The Rolling Stones' 1989 album Steel Wheels and did session work for the O'Jays and Chic's Nile Rodgers.

posted on 21/9/21

Government borrowing higher than expected in August

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58604552

posted on 21/9/21

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posted on 21/9/21

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posted on 21/9/21

Northern Ireland manager Kenny Shiels says he will turn to more of his young players for the World Cup qualifier against Latvia at Windsor Park.

Tuesday's match sees the NI women's team return to the national stadium for the first time since 2012.

Shiels has stressed the importance of future-proofing his squad and said he will be making changes to the side that beat Luxembourg 4-0 on Friday.

"Our model is about developing people first, then players," he said.

posted on 21/9/21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt1YkGO2Ieo

posted on 21/9/21

Celtic lost £11.5m last year after a fall in revenue of almost £10m, the club revealed in their annual results.

Chairman Iain Bankier says a drop in the value of player sales, as well as the lack of fans amid Covid-19, were the key factors.

He pointed out that the return of supporters this season means "conditions have improved markedly".

Bankier says the club "measured confidence" about this campaign on and off the pitch.

posted on 21/9/21

Curtis Davies: Derby County defender says no 'white flag' from team despite administration

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/58636477

posted on 21/9/21

GOAL

Northern Ireland 1-0 Latvia

Louise McDaniel opens the scoring for Northern Ireland with a history-making goal.

It was a first international goal for the midfielder and the first time a Northern Ireland senior women's international has scored a goal at Windsor Park.

posted on 22/9/21

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posted on 22/9/21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L397TWLwrUU

posted on 22/9/21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exy433sBBXs

posted on 22/9/21

Coxinha is a popular food in Brazil consisting of chopped or shredded chicken meat, covered in dough, molded into a shape resembling a teardrop, battered and fried.

posted on 22/9/21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biLeC5D4S48

posted on 22/9/21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-T0bn1B6Z4

posted on 22/9/21

Luxembourg has participated in every FIFA World Cup qualifiers since those for the 1934 World Cup and in UEFA European Championship qualifiers since those for Euro 1964. As of 2020, they have never qualified for any of these major tournaments. Luxembourg is the nation with the most qualifying campaigns in both of these competitions without ever making it to the finals. However, they did compete in six Olympic football events between 1920 and 1952.

posted on 22/9/21

Derby County officially enter administration and are deducted 12 points

posted on 22/9/21

Derby are now nine points from safety in the Championship

posted on 22/9/21

Phil Jones will return to the Manchester United squad after a 20-month absence for Wednesday's Carabao Cup third-round tie with West Ham.

The centre-back has not played for the first team since an FA Cup fourth-round tie at Tranmere in January 2020, when he was one of the scorers in a 6-0 win.

Since then, Jones, 29 has been battling to overcome a major knee injury.

He eventually had surgery 13 months ago but his rehabilitation was complicated by travel restrictions during lockdown.

posted on 22/9/21

Leicester City defender Ricardo Pereira says the Foxes "have more to lose" than their opponents Millwall when they meet in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.

Leicester have made an unsteady start to the new season, losing three of their first five Premier League games to lie 12th in the table.

"If you go in with the wrong mentality it can be difficult, because we have more to lose than them," Pereira said.

"We have to go in with a good mentality and do our best."

The 27-year-old could return to the side after suspension but Jonny Evans is a doubt after suffering a foot injury, and fellow defenders James Justin and Wesley Fofana are long-term absentees.

posted on 22/9/21

Hello BraveheartTyke

posted on 22/9/21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1oDdd7hsN0

posted on 22/9/21

Narrow win for Justin, Bales.

Gamble not paid off?

posted on 22/9/21

I'm not sure what he was trying there. Still the PM though

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