Posted on 13 September 2010.
Len Johnson was a Black British Boxer from Manchester rising through the fairground Boxing Booths.
Johnson had an Illustrious career. He started his professional career in 1921although he had fought in boxing booths before turning professional.
He used the boxing booths for practise, and in particular the booths of Bill Moore. Moore was a very respected boxing ...
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Posted on 12 March 2009.
A Premier League footballer has asked for an apology from police after being mistaken for a jewel thief.
Victor Anichebe, the Everton striker, and a friend were looking in a jeweller's window in Knutsford, Cheshire when they were swooped on by police who thought they were casing the shop.
The 20-year-old forward's friend was put in handcuffs ...
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