eccles eccles  /ˈɛ kəlz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)

News

  • Possible stadium expansion would force move of Olympic icons

    In preparation for a possible expansion of Rice-Eccles Stadium some time in the future, university and city officials are in discussion about where to move Olympic sculptures like the Hoberman Arch and the Olympic Cauldron.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KSL Salt Lake City

Quotes

  1. "We just went for a walk and bought a bun - I think it was an Eccles cake - and we sat in a doorway," Albarn said. "We just looked at each other, said 'you know what, it's all over isn't it?' That strange feeling that had come between us had...
    on Dec 21, 2008 By: Damon Albarn Source: Essex Echo

  2. "We know (Rice-Eccles) is a difficult place for us to come and play," Dallas coach Steve Morrow said of the road loss last weekend. "We got ourselves back in the game after not playing too well in the first half and were one-nil down to a...
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Steve Morrow Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. Jessica Ennis, World Heptathlon Champion, said: "I will never forget my school PE teachers Mr Eccles and Mr Cockgreves as they gave me such great support and encouragement. It's really important that we recognise the important role that PE teachers...
    on May 13, 2010 By: Jessica Ennis Source: Norwich Evening News

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