Linfield are planning to step up their quest for trophies this season by making major moves in the January transfer market, starting with a highly significant bid for gifted Ballymena United striker Johnny McMurray. The Blues board are prepared to back manager David Healy with finances to recruit new players who they hope can drive the champions on to retaining the league title and Irish Cup.
West Brom have cleared the way for Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans to join Manchester City in a deal that could reach £35m. Hawthorns manager Tony Pulis yesterday confirmed that the club had rejected a City offer of £18m for the 29-year-old centre-back. But, significantly, he admitted every player has his price and that Evans is likely to miss the Baggies' game at Burnley today.
A grieving Dame Mary Peters has paid tribute to her late friend and confidante, David Anderson, former Household Manager at Hillsborough Castle, describing him as a man with the common touch, adored by Royalty. Mr Anderson died on Wednesday, aged 58, after an illness during which Dame Mary travelled to visit him several times in London, where he had moved to live after his last post in Northern Ireland as manager of the exclusive Montalto House in Ballynahinch, Co Down.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".