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Stoke The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
Clive Griffiths, who was in charge on what many supporters feel was the club’s finest hour, admits the stakes will be nowhere as high in the B&I Cup pool game though a second successive defeat would leave Knights facing an uphill battle to qualify for the knock-out stages.“We know we’ve got a big job on our hands but a lot of the team who played in the play-off final are still here so the players know we can beat them down there, as we also did earlier that season in the league,” he said.“We also beat them the last time we played them in the B&I Cup in the knockout stages at Castle Park the year before.
The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively.
Iron Age hill forts and Roman villas were built near the confluence of the rivers Frome and Avon, and around the beginning of the 11th century the settlement was known as Brycgstow (Old English "the place at the bridge").
Liverpool, which gave the world the Beatles, was down in 18th, behind the likes of Swindon, Brighton and Leicester.
Ellis Rich, chairman of PRS, said: ''Bristol has been a longstanding contributor to the British music scene, constantly injecting its unique pizzazz of trip-hop and rock bands.
It was followed by Cardiff, Wakefield, Glasgow, and Cheltenham in the PRS top five.
Next were Edinburgh, Manchester, Paisley, Doncaster and Londonderry.
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