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Mark Hughes has been sacked as manager of Southampton. What took the club so long?
21st April 2017
Middleham trainer Mark Johnston can be relied upon to stir the odd hornets nest when it comes to how...
4th September 2016
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13th July 2016
Unlike some punters, I have time and respect for the dour Scotsman Mark Johnston. A trainer based in North Yorkshire, he is not afraid to speak his mind.
It seems he has stirred a hornets nest by suggesting that betting should not be a part of the racing coverage in 2017 when ITV take over the contract to broadcast racing on terrestrial television.
The reaction has been damning. Bookies and punters seem united in telling Mark Johnston that, but for the betting industry, racing in the UK would be on its knees.
The fact is that many people only watch . . .
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