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Sheffield United have potentially been handed a boost in their bid to bring Ama Diallo to Bramall Lane this summer. What’s the talk? That’s according to a report by Dutch media outlet AD, who claim that the Manchester United winger’s proposed season-long loan switch to Feyenoord has fallen through after the 19-year-old picked up an injury at the weekend. Previous reports had claimed that Sheffield United were also in talks to sign the Ivory Coast international, with the Premier League side believed to be more than happy to sanction the temporary departure of the former Atalanta forward this summer.
Thehas been named Scottish Car of the Year 2021, one of four gongs picked up by the Czech brand at the latest awards.
The Octavia also collected a hat-trick of awards, being named best family hatchback, best plug-in hybrid and best estate. It is the first time a single car has won three category prizes in the Scottish Car of the Year Awards.
“Skoda had an amazing run,” said Jack McKeown, president of the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers, which runs the awards.
“The Enyaq saw off some tough competition to be crowned Scottish Car of the Year. Its styling, practicality and value were all factors, but it was the way it made switching from petrol to electric feel so easy that most impressed us.”
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Speaking at the awards, Skoda UK head of marketing Kirsten Stagg said: “Electrification presents us with an incredible opportunity.
“As a brand, we have become known for delivering a high quality ownership experience without the premium price tag.
“We want to continue that as we transition into electric cars.”
Scotland’s cars of the year 2021
Other victors in the 2021 awards include the Dacia Sandero, which was named best small car, and its crossover-style sibling, the Sandero Stepway, which took the best small SUV prize.
The Hyundai Tucson was best family SUV and the Kia Sorento took large SUV honours – with premium Kia-Hyundai sister brand Genesis winning best luxury SUV with its GV80.
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The BMW 4 Series was best executive car, the Mazda MX-30 took best EV for less than £35,000, the Suzuki Swace was the best hybrid and the SsangYong Rexton was voted best 4×4.
The highly-rated, received the envied hot hatch of the year award, while the Mazda CX-5 was named best used car.
Ineos claimed its first major car awards gong with the Grenadier winning the design and innovation prize.
“Every one of our category winners is a superb vehicle in its own right,” said Jack McKeown, “and even being shortlisted for a SCOTY award is an impressive accomplishment for any manufacturer.”
Scottish Car of the Year 2021 winners
- Small Car: Dacia Sandero
- Family hatchback: Skoda Octavia
- Small SUV/Crossover: Dacia Sandero Stepway
- Family SUV: Hyundai Tucson
- Large SUV: Kia Sorento
- Executive: BMW 4 Series
- Estate: Skoda Octavia iV/vRS
- Sub-£35,000 EVs: Mazda MX-30
- £35,000+ EVs: Skoda Enyaq iV80
- Plug-in Hybrid: Skoda Octavia iV
- Hybrid: Suzuki Swace
- Luxury SUV: Genesis GV80
- 4×4: SsangYong Rexton
- Hot Hatch: Hyundai i20 N
- Used Car: Mazda CX-5
- Design and Innovation: Ineos Grenadier
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The discounts are across womenswear, menswear and kids clothes tooBlack Friday is just three days away, but Boden has decided to kick things off early. The sales day is stressful, to say the least, so being able to avoid the chaos and shop before 29 November is a real treat. Plus, you're likely to bag the best bits before things sell out.