McCambridge bid for Cooke’s


first_imgDublin’s McCambridge Group has tabled a formal offer for rival company Cooke’s Bakery, currently in examinership, the Irish equivalent of receivership.Accountant Neil Hughes, who was appointed examiner of Cooke’s in early February, will ask the bakery’s creditors and shareholders to approve the sale at a series of meetings this month. Under the arrangement, they will receive a percentage of what they were owed, and the company’s debt will be restructured. If the deal is sanctioned by the creditors, it will be put to the High Court for final approval over the coming weeks.Cooke’s Bakery, a wholesale baker that supplies firms inclu-ding Tesco, is owned by Dublin restaurateur Johnny Cooke.last_img read more

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Wrap: England Off To Winning Start


first_imgEngland got off to a good start at the ongoing 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India after they thrashed South American side Chile 4-0 in Group F in what was a convincing victory.Callum Hudson-Odoi gave the junior Three Lions a first half lead before highly rated youngsters Jadon Sancho (2) and Angel Gomes added further goals in the second half to make it a comprehensive win for their team.In Group E, France and Japan recorded big wins over New Caledonia and Honduras respectively to start their campaign on a winning note.Results (Sunday):Group ENew Caledonia 1-7 FranceHonduras 1-6 JapanGroup FIraq 1-1 MexicoChile 0-4 EnglandToday’s FixturesGroup AGhana vs. USAIndia vs. ColombiaGroup BTurkey vs. MaliParaguay vs. New ZealandRelated2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Review: Mexico Complete Last 16 LineupOctober 16, 2017In “FIFA”2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup: England, France Qualify For Next RoundOctober 12, 2017In “FIFA”FIFA U-17 World Cup Review: Brazil Edge Spain; US Thrash Hosts IndiaOctober 8, 2017In “FIFA”last_img read more