LIVE BLOG: March 1st

And that’s it as well from the Live Blog for today. Catch you next time

4:00pm: Full Time

Northampton 2-0 @DeMontfortFC. Sad end to a glorious cup run but league title still firmly in the chase all is not lost fo DMU.

3:56pm: Last kick of the game

Last chance saloon for @DeMontfortFC from corner. Minutes remaining and still 2-0 down DMU throwing everything bar the kitchen sink at this!

3:43pm: Final ten minutes

Ten minutes left and still 2-0 down… does the magic of the cup still live on? May need a goal soon to keep hopes alive

3:31pm: GOAL! Bad news for DMU

Northampton 2-0 @DeMontfortFC. What a sensational goal! 30 yards out into the top left corner, and off the post for showmanship!

3:27pm: Substitution

Change for @DeMontfortFC. Anand Shah is replaced by the linesman! Remains 1-0 Northampton

3:21pm: GOAL!

Northampton 1-0 @DeMontfortFC. A header from a free kick… confusion from the ball travelling through the customary hole in the net!!

3:13pm Another booking

Booking for @DeMontfortFC number 8 Jimmy Vola for a number of fouls throughout the match. Remains 0-0… a goal could be coming soon!

3:08pm: Teams out for the second half

As the teams come out for the second half, the 200 strong crowd make for a noisy atmosphere for @DeMontfortFC vs Northampton

3:00pm: Fire Update

Granby Street fast food restaurant catches fire

45″: Half Time

Northampton 3rds 0-0 DMU 3rds

40″: A heated encounter

Crunching tackles and bookings all over the shop, in for a rough match away at Northampton

25″: first clear cut chances falls to Northampton.

A mistake in the@DeMontfortFC defence led to a 1-on-1 but a good stop from Ben Challis in the DMU goal keeps the scores level at 0-0

17″: Can we have our ball back

Break in play as @DeMontfortFC left back Denny Bosnjak has to climb on top of stand to get the ball back! #grassroots

15″ played:

Even game on a poorly kept pitch, going to be a tough one to call come the end!

DMU 3rds match update

Starting @DeMontfortFC Lineup:
1. Ben Challis
2. David Sanchez
5. Denny Bosnjak
7. Prince Jr
8. Jimmy Vola
9. Greg Mafutala
10. Dom Hurst
11. Callum Baker
12. Anand Shah
14. Josh Solomon
16. Adam Sayer

2.23pm: It’s all about the goat!

Goatmojo is a new music review website launched by a group of students. Alex Leadbitter finds out more.

2:10pm: Granby Street re-opened

Granby street re-opened after a small fire, more to follow.


1.52pm: Football match update


1.12pm: Granby Street fire update

Granby Street likely to be closed for at least another half hour, according to fire service dealing with an extractor fan fire – more to follow.

1pm: Mobile phone driving ban

screen-shot-2017-03-01-at-12-59-40Here’s the reaction at DMU to the ban which came into force today on drivers using mobile phones.



12:45pm: Rain on its way

Make the most of the sunshine folks – rain is forecast for this evening.









Brighter tomorrow  but wet again in the run up to the weekend

12:30pm: Fire on Granby Street

Granby street is temporarily blocked due to a fire.


10:30am: Traffic Misery

Drivers across the city were held at a standstill this morning after a cyclist was involved in an accident with a lorry in Newarke Street.

The cyclist is understood to have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Lanes have re-opened although delays are expected.

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10am: Good morning

slide1Here we go again, another News Day with the Leicester Centre for Journalism’s students. Stay tuned in to catch today’s news from De Montfort University and around Leicester.

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