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'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.


Forget Antonio: £4.5m-rated WHU colossus was Moyes' true star of the show vs Burnley – opinion

Angelo Ogbonna was West Ham United’s true star of the show against Burnley as Michail Antonio enjoyed a dream return to the starting line-up.


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


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...


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...


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...


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


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


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.


Steve Cooper's Swansea City transfer admission as Wolves, Bristol City and Brighton men must be replaced

The Swansea City boss spoke about his transfer plans amid interest in Aston Villa's Conor Hourihane and Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris


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


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


Manager pays compliment ahead of impending Birmingham City transfer

Crowley is expected to agree a temporary move to League One high fliers Hull who, on McCann’s watch, are well placed in their bid to make an immediate return to the Championship


Australian Open preparations rocked by fourth positive coronavirus test

A fourth positive coronavirus case has been recorded from Australian Open charter flights carrying athletes and their support teams into Melbourne for the first grand slam of the year. Covid-19 Quarantine Victoria commissioner Emma Cassar revealed the news on Sunday, adding the positive test was returned by a broadcast team member on a charter flight from Los Angeles. Two other people on that flight had earlier tested positive, while another...


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.


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.


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

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


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.


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.


3 changes from Solskjaer, Pogba starts: Man Utd Predicted XI vs Liverpool - opinion

Manchester United head to Anfield this afternoon as they take on Liverpool in their biggest Premier League game of the season so far.


Villas-Boas confirms Premier League interest in Morgan Sanson

Sportsmail reported on Saturday that Villa had opened talks for a deal for the former France U21 international, joining West Ham, Tottenham and Arsenal in the race for the versatile midfielder.


Hazlewood takes five-for but India frustrate Australia

Josh Hazlewood claimed a five-wicket haul, but unheralded duo Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar starred in Brisbane on Sunday.


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,...


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


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


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.


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


Sheffield United vs Tottenham prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?

Sheffield United have their first victory of the Premier League season and now host Tottenham at Bramall Lane looking to further narrow the gap to safety. Buoyed by Billy Sharp’s winner against Newcastle, Chris Wilder’s side are now just nine points off Brighton in 17th. While Spurs are desperate for three points after dropping two points against one of the Blades’ rivals in the battle to beat the drop, Fulham, who snatched a fifth straight draw...


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.


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


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...


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.


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.


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


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


Barcelona transfer news: Presidential candidate Joan Laporta believes Lionel Messi will stay

The Argentina international's future remains uncertain amid numerous rumours


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


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.


Georginio Wijnaldum's latest Instagram post as he plans to snub Liverpool for Barcelona

Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum, who joined Liverpool from Newcastle in 2016, has aspirations to play for Barcelona, who are keen to snap him up on a free


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.


2021 team preview: Liv Racing

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


Americans suffer horror capsize while Ainslie's winning run continues at America's Cup

By James Toney US challenger American Magic suffered a horror crash, as a sudden gust of wind saw their boat sensationally flip, leaving officials frantically fighting to prevent a capsize becoming a sinking. Dean Barker's crew had lost their first three races of the Prada Cup, a three-boat Challenger Series that will decide who takes on defending champions Team New Zealand for the America's Cup, sport's oldest international trophy. They finally...


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.


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


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.


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


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 […]


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.


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.