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Pep Guardiola 'to get £200m transfer warchest' with Romelu Lukaku top of Man City wishlist

Two targets allegedly at the top of Pep Guardiola's wishlist at Man City are former Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku and Red Devils target Erling Haaland


Spurs handed big injury update over "incredible" £25m beast, Jose now facing a dilemma - opinion

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho can welcome back Steven Bergwijn against Sheffield United this afternoon, but that provides a massive selection headache.


Sunday rugby headlines as Rhys Patchell out of Six Nations and ex-player brands Clive Woodward a 'rubbish' coach

Patchell has played very little rugby in the last 15 months after persistent injury problems and he is still unable to play because of concussion issues


Forget Balogun: Arsenal heading for unforgivable blunder with another teen sensation - opinion

Arsenal must avoid a major disaster with an academy talent other than Folarin Balogun, with Kido Taylor-Hart also linked with a move away.


Torres takes charge of Atletico B with starlets 'amazed' in training

The World Cup winner hung up his boots in 2019, having dazzled in the Premier League with Liverpool and Chelsea, then returning to Madrid to play for Diego Simeone's side.


England require 36 to beat Sri Lanka after Jack Leach shines with five wickets

England require 36 runs to win the first Test against Sri Lanka after a five-wicket haul from Jack Leach finally drew the home side’s spirited resistance to an end on day four in Galle. Lahiru Thirmanne’s first Test century in more than seven years set the tone for the belligerent second innings of 359, during which his side erased England’s lofty 286-run lead and then built a modest target of their own, starting their second innings with a...


Former Celtic team mate admits 'time has come' for Neil Lennon to leave Parkhead

John Hartson believes former Celtic team mate Neil Lennon's time as Parkhead boss should be up.


Brighton fend off Lamptey interest with new contract to 2025

Tariq Lamptey, linked with Bayern Munich and Arsenal in recent weeks, has signed a new deal long-term with Brighton and Hove Albion.


Kelderman diagnosed with concussion and fractured vertebrae after SUV hits Bora-Hansgrohe riders

Seven riders involved as car reportedly pulls out in front of them on final day of training camp


British Olympic champion Goodison involved in dramatic America's Cup capsize

By James Toney British Olympic champion Paul Goodison was involved in a dramatic capsize after American Magic's woes continued at the America's Cup. Goodison, 44, who won Laser gold for Team GB in Beijing, is a wing trimmer on the US boat and could be heard frantically warning skipper Terry Hutchinson and helmsman Dean Barker to consider the manoeuvre that preceded their spectacular crash. Coming into the race on the back of three straight...


'Huge player', 'Bit leftfield', 'Feel for Helander' - Rangers fans react to Motherwell starting XI

Rangers fans have been reacting to Steven Gerrard’s starting XI to face Motherwell.


Transfer news LIVE! Ozil ‘confirms’ Arsenal exit; Man United battle Chelsea for Rice; latest rumours today

January transfer window - LIVE! We are into the second half of the midseason window we are still yet to see any major moves by any of the Premier League’s biggest clubs, with many of them instead focusing on outgoing. Chelsea epitomise that, having spent big on a host of new stars in the summer, and all the speculation today is over Fikayo Tomori’s proposed loan move to AC Milan and whether or not it will include an option-to-buy, while Danny...


Sheffield United vs Tottenham LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture today

Sheffield United host Tottenham at Bramall Lane looking to build on their first Premier League victory midweek against Newcastle. Spurs meanwhile dropped two points against relegation candidates Fulham with Jose Mourinho looking to keep pace in the battle for a top four finish with Leicester and Everton enjoying fine seasons alongside title contenders Liverpool, Manchester City and leaders Manchester United. Chris Wilder’s side soundly beat...


Alpine F1 team announces Davide Brivio as racing director

Alpine has announced that former Suzuki MotoGP team manager Davide Brivio will join its Formula 1 squad this year


2021 team preview: Liv Racing

Lotte Kopecky and Alison Jackson take reigns for team looking for more wins and talent development


The effort behind an astonishing record and the truth of Swansea City's new tactic as Barnsley boss makes encouraging admission

Here are the key talking points to emerge from Swansea City's 2-0 triumph over Barnsley


Man Utd transfer news: Juventus line up summer swoop for former player Paul Pogba

The France international looks set to depart Old Trafford in the summer


Forget Stewart: Wilson must sanction Rangers swap deal for “terrific” ace - opinion

Glasgow Rangers should swap Ross McCrorie for Aberdeen winger Scott Wright.


Ndombele axed by Jose, £27m-rated star returns in 3 changes: Predicted Spurs XI v SUFC - opinion

Premier League Preview: Tottenham Hotspur XI vs Sheffield United - predicted lineup, latest confirmed team and injury news.


Fred opens up on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and trust within Man Utd dressing room

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's managerial style has been praised by Man Utd midfielder Fred ahead of their trip to Liverpool


Sir Alex Ferguson's best Man Utd signing named by John O'Shea

Sir Alex Ferguson signed the likes of Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo during his time as Man Utd boss but one recruit has been singled out by John O'Shea


McGregor's boxing coach believes he will fight Pacquiao soon

Conor McGregor's boxing; coach Phil Sutcliffe, believes there's an '85-90 per cent' chance that the Irishman will face Manny Pacqauiao in 2021. The Irishman made his boxing debut in 2017.


Max Holloway talks to commentators while beating up Calvin Kattar

The Hawaii native, 29, opened proceedings for the UFC with one of the best displays ever seen in the octagon on Saturday night, beating No 6-ranked Kattar from pillar to post to cement his title credentials


Bayern Munich 'target Eder Militao as replacement for David Alaba'

Militao was a £43million signing for Madrid in the summer of 2019 but has failed to establish himself at the Bernabeu and is behind Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane in the pecking order.


0 shots, 0 key passes: NUFC target’s weekend disaster proves he’s not what Bruce needs – opinion

Newcastle United target Lewis O’Brien turned in his worst performance in almost a year as the Huddersfield midfielder struggled to inspire a win at Watford.


3 changes from Hodgson, PVA starts as Mitchell misses out: Palace Predicted XI vs Man City - opinion

Crystal Palace are preparing for one of their toughest tests of the season as they travel to face 4-time Premier League champions Manchester City tonight.


Fewer touches than Button: £9m-rated West Brom lightweight surely left Big Sam fuming - opinion

West Brom boss Sam Allardyce will surely be left fuming by the performance of Callum Robinson despite defeating arch-rivals Wolves in the Premier League.


I'm no dud with the bat, says unlikely India batting hero Thakur

I'm no dud with the bat, says unlikely India batting hero Thakur


Gary Neville says Paul Pogba will start v Liverpool and names Manchester United lineup

Manchester United sit three points ahead of Liverpool in the table ahead of the game at Anfield


Sullivan can deliver West Ham a star in £31.5m-rated beast likened to Kane – opinion

David Sullivan can deliver West Ham United a star in the January transfer window by signing Borussia Monchengladbach striker Alassane Plea.


Cardiff City bid for Wolves star 'turned down' as request to end Sunderland loan rejected

The Bluebirds are still pursuing Perry Ng, while a bid for Bournemouth's Jack Simpson is said to have been accepted


Aston Villa and Newcastle United linked with moves for Championship striker

The Norway international sees his contract with the Dorset outfit expire this coming summer, so there is a good chance that he could be on the move this month


Khabib considering UFC return but GSP not an option

UFC boss Dana White revealed Khabib Nurmagomedov is casting an eye over potential opponents for a comeback fight.


Inter Milan vs Juventus showdown will be clash of styles

ALVISE CAGNAZZO IN ITALY: This Sunday's Derby d'Italia between Inter Milan and Juventus is one of the most important for years and a significant clash of philosophies between two coaches.


Koch's protege: Leeds must swoop for 6 ft 5 gem, he could cost Radrizzani just £300k – opinion

As the January transfer window approaches, Premier League clubs scramble to register their interest in players who will help transform their season. Leeds United are amongst the top flight parties to be scanning the market for their next big fish. Despite a successful summer window, the Whites are struggling slightly in their returning Premier League […]


Arsenal transfer news: Mesut Ozil set for exit as player and club agree deal

The former Germany international is on his way out of the Emirates Stadium


Liverpool transfer news: Georginio Wijnaldum to reject contract offer and join Barcelona

The Netherlands international has been linked with a move to the La Liga giants


Lost possession 25x: Sloppy Southampton ace was nowhere near his best vs Leicester - opinion

Kyle Walker-Peters was very disappointing in Southampton's 2-0 defeat against Leicester City on Saturday night.


Keylor Navas says Pochettino has given PSG's players fresh motivation

Saturday night's 1-0 win at Angers took PSG two points clear but Lyon have the opportunity to respond when they host Metz on Sunday. Pochettino missed the game as he continues to self-isolate.


Neil Harris' pleading message to Cardiff City fans as Liverpool loanee Harry Wilson frustrates

The Bluebirds fell to defeat by Norwich City to extend Cardiff City's run without a win to five match matches; here are the talking points


Sir Alex Ferguson warns Wayne Rooney over ‘results industry’ after move into management with Derby

Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Wayne Rooney management is a “results industry” but claims the former Manchester United striker has a good “starting point”. Rooney retired as a player to take up the role as manager of Derby County on Friday, with the Rams installing the former England international permanently after a spell as interim boss following the departure of Phillip Cocu. And Ferguson, speaking at an event for Sports United Against...


Rangers starting XI named as Steven Gerrard aims to make history in Motherwell

Steven Gerrard has named his Rangers starting XI to face Motherwell in this afternoon’s lunchtime kick-off at Fir Park.


Allen makes case for defense as Johnson steals the show for Bills

The Buffalo Bills progressed in the playoffs thanks to a 101-yard interception return from cornerback Taron Johnson.


Angry Maguire punches table and blasts 'amateur' performance in Masters quarter-final

Furious Stephen Maguire let rip at an ‘amateur’ performance and says he’s one of the worst players in the world’s top 32 after being dumped out of the Masters by Yan Bingtao, writes Will Jennings. World No.8 Maguire went down 6-5 in the Milton Keynes quarter-final as his wait for a maiden Masters last four appearance since 2014 went on. Maguire missed a golden opportunity to seize a 4-2 lead and despite making a tournament-best break of 137 in...


Liverpool and Manchester United meet again in a different world with football providing semblance of normality

In the 364 days since Liverpool last faced Manchester United at Anfield, so much has changed. A year ago it was unthinkable that these teams could meet in an almost-empty stadium. Now, with Covid-19 raging throughout the country, some find the thought of professional football to be unacceptable. With the country locked down and Coronavirus death rates climbing above 1,200 per day, why should elite sport be allowed to continue? In Parliamentary...


Frank Lampard lauds ‘fantastic’ Mason Mount as part of Chelsea’s ‘youth’ after Fulham winner

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has hailed the impact of Mason Mount after the midfielder fired the Blues to victory at 10-man Fulham on Saturday. The 22-year-old finally broke the Cottagers’ resistance with 12 minutes remaining following Antonee Robinson’s red card in the first half and has been a key part of Lampard’s reign at Stamford Bridge so far, starting 17 of the team’s 18 Premier League games this season. And Lampard believes Mount...


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains tight-lipped over Jesse Lingard's future

The 28-year-old has struggled for any sort of consistent action over the past 12 months. Lingard has not been named in the first-team line-up for a Premier League game in over a year.


Man Utd dealt injury blow before Liverpool clash, Solskjaer faces selection headache - opinion

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial remains an injury doubt for Liverpool clash.


Advice for Dele Alli? Jose Mourinho explains Tanguy Ndombele’s Tottenham revival

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has explained how club-record signing Tanguy Ndombele turned his form around after a tough start, amid doubts over Dele Alli's future. Ndombele struggled in his first season in London, both in terms of form and fitness, leading to Mourinho to publicly admonish the player’s efforts on live TV. However, this season, Ndombele is a key player under Mourinho, starting 17 times across all competitions. Dele, meawhile,...


Villa have exciting talent in jet-heeled 19 y/o who could be electrifying for Smith - opinion

A look at Aston Villa academy starlet Cameron Archer who Dean Smith is apparently impressed with.