• Archive, 1993: Manchester United exit Europe at Galatasaray – match report

    4 November 1993: ‘Welcome to Hell’ declared the home banners as United stuttered to a goalless draw at a hostile Ali Sami Yen stadium in IstanbulNo Champions League for Manchester United, and in the Ali Sami Yen stadium here yesterday they made a poor case for belonging to anybody’s league of champions before going out of the European Cup to Galatasaray on the goals they had conceded in the 3–3 draw at Old Trafford.United came to the Bosphorus looking to Eric Cantona to i
  • State Funeral for Gerry Hand

    A state funeral was held today for Gerry Hand, a former minister in the Hawke and Keating governments.
    The former ALP member Melbourne (1983-93), Hand died on November 15, 2023, aged 81.Hand’s colleagues in the Left faction were in attendance.They included Brendan O’Connor, the Minister for Skills and Training.Former colleagues Warren Snowdon and Daryl Melham delivered readings.
    The Victorian government was represented by Nick Staikos, parliamentary secretary to Premier Jacinta Allan