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  1. Fred

    Ranger curfew

    According to the Echo Nile Ranger is currently subject to a curfew where he has to be home by 7pm. He is due to play tomorrow but not against Shrewsbury. Will it now prevent him playing for us long term or are there concessions to the terms of his probation that will allow him to carry out his...
  2. Tangled up in Blue

    Homelessness in Britain

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-38386088 As someone who used to work with the homeless in the UK, (for The Cyrenians and Harrow Probation Service),this sort of article makes me ashamed to be British.
  3. Probation

    I still seem to be on double secret probation. Can I come off now?
  4. Aberdeen Shrimper

    Go easy on x-service men or not???

    There is an interesting debate currently on Radio 2 regarding the sentencing of x-service men. The question being asked is, should judges go easier on x-serviceman when sentencing them? There are almost as many former servicemen in prison as there are British forces in Afghanistan, according...
  5. Rusty Shackleford

    Slipper of the Yard

    Wonderful article here by one of my favourite journalists/commentators, Mark Steyn: “He was always affable and very much a gentle giant,” said Bruce Reynolds. “He was one of the old school,” agreed one of Mr Reynolds’ colleagues. Gentlemen publishers? Art dealers? Yes, Mr Reynolds has a...
  6. Yorkshire Blue

    SZ's Southend United Hall of Fame - Ricky Otto

    Next up for election to the Hall of Fame is Ricky Otto. Ricky Otto had it all: skill, flair and funny looking hair. He was signed by B****y F*y for £100,000, a fee that seems suspiciously high for a Leyton Orient reserve. I won't make any libellous suggestions about brown envelopes...
  7. Napster

    Ricky Otto and Bart Griemink

    POSH DIARY: Former Posh star still enjoying a life of crime ON PROBATION: Only this time Ricky Otto works for the service. « Previous « PreviousNext » Next » View Gallery AS new occupations for former footballers go, Ricky Otto's role as a probation officer is one of the most unlikely. In...
  8. Napster

    Andy Rogers

    The former winger, was in the Guardian on Saturday. He's now a probation officer in Torquay :) Andy Rogers Plymouth winger, now a probation officer in Torquay Plymouth went mad that weekend. I remember green scarves draped over the motorway bridges on the M5 all the way to Birmingham and the...
  9. Smudger

    The Squirrel and The Grasshopper

    >>REST OF THE WORLD VERSION: >> >>The squirrel works hard in the withering heat all summer long, >>building and improving his house and laying up supplies for the >>winter. The grasshopper thinks he's a fool, and laughs and dances and >>plays the summer away. Come winter, the squirrel is warm...
  10. Napster

    Ricky Otto

    Now working for the probation service in Coventry... 'Jermaine Pennant can be a role model for youngsters - just like me' says reformed bad boy Ricky Otto! By Ian Clarkson 06-July-05 Former Birmingham midfielder Ricky Otto, who knows a thing or two about transgressing the law, has told...
  11. * ORM *

    Sticky Gonads Anyone ?

    Kenneth Slaby of Pittsburgh is suing Gail O'Toole, with whom he broke up in 1999, after dating for 10 months. Slaby then began dating someone else but, according to the lawsuit, O'Toole invited him over to her home on May 7, 2000, where he fell asleep. When he woke up, Slaby found that...
  12. BluePartridge

    Out Fore Revengai!

    A JILTED boyfriend tried to get revenge on his ex by forcing his way into her house covered in mince, a court has heard. In a weird act of vengeance, Liam McGarry slapped Laura Barr and spat lumps of meat into her face before she managed to escape. A neighbour helped her to get McGarry, 22...
  13. Yorkshire Blue

    Where are they now - Jason Lee

    Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of "driving under the influence". He was arrested shortly after he allegedly crashed into a parked car, with police saying he then drove away. Police said the alleged incident happened as he was...