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Hornby

Nick. born 1958, British writer; his books include the memoir Fever Pitch (1992; filmed 1997) and the bestselling novels About a Boy (1998; filmed 2002) and How To Be Good (2001)
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Fraser Hornby The 19-year-old had been attracting interest from a number of sides this summer including from two Championship clubs - and it initially looked as if a move to League One or Scotland would be on the cards.
Hornby in April had guided for a narrowed loss as well as a fall in revenue, the latter due to a shortage of stock arriving on time.
Hornby, GVC's joint chief operating officer, first joined the betting industry in 2011 as chief executive at Coral.
Hornby walked away from the carnage to become chief executive of privately owned Alliance Boots, but quit in 2011 with a pay-off.
Debbie Hewitt, chairman of The Restaurant Group, hailed Hornby's "extensive retail background, proven hands-on operational expertise and experience of integrating businesses."
Fox Roofing LLC of Vancouver, Washington, had reported the truck Hornby was driving as stolen.
A qualified accountant, Mr Stansfield spent 12 years as Hornby's finance chief.
Hornby's turnaround has seen it reduce product ranges and cut back on investment.
The departure was "mutually agreed", Hornby said, and Mr Cooke will remain in place for a transitional period.
Michael Hornby, 23, set fire to a chair in his room at a Stockton hostel after taking heroin.