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Jill Scott joins Everton and Abbie McManus Tottenham in WSL loan deals

Jill Scott has joined Everton from Manchester City and Abbie McManus Tottenham from Manchester United on loan for the remainder of the season on a busy day in the WSL transfer window. Both players have made the moves in search of more playing time. The 33-year-old Scott has started two of 10 Women’s Super League matches this season and is returning to the club where she played from 2006-13. “I am delighted to be able to bring Jill back to the...


Marvin Bartley slaughters 'unacceptable' Celtic flops and reveals his Odsonne Edouard verdict vindication

The 34-year-old has warned the Hoops' under-fire players that they can be easily replaced if they don't improve.


Wayne Rooney hails Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decision to aide Paul Pogba resurgence

Derby manager and Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has given his thoughts on his former club's Premier League title chances, as well as hailing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Paul Pogba


Carragher struggling to comprehend Liverpool's drop off

Liverpool are letting the league title slip away, according to Jamie Carragher, who is struggling to understand the Reds' loss in form.


Vonn to make return to ski racing ... as on-air analyst

Vonn to make return to ski racing ... as on-air analyst


Celtic moving to sign QPR forward Sinclair Armstrong

Celtic are reportedly making a move to sign QPR forward Sinclair Armstrong, according to Goal. They claim that the Hoops, Crystal Palace and Manchester City are all looking to secure the teenager’s services on a free transfer. Armstrong only penned a deal to June 2021 in London back in October, meaning he is now free to agree on pre-contract terms with clubs outside of England. The 17-year-old Irishman is predominantly a centre-forward but can...


Cipriani opens up on England struggles and dealing with negativity

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CHRIS FOY: Before Danny Cipriani discussed England and Eddie Jones, dull rugby and future plans, he explained that sudden departure from Kingsholm last month.


Rangers on cusp of being seeded in Champions League qualifiers next season

Rangers could be handed a major seeding boost in next season’s Champions League qualifiers if they go on to clinch their first domestic title triumph in a decade.


Rugby league players planning dementia case face battle, lawyer warns

A sports lawyer has warned of the “significant hurdles” a group of former rugby league players will need to overcome to mount a successful legal challenge against the sport’s authorities over a failure to protect them against neurodegenerative disease. He also said the game may struggle to survive if the challenge succeeds. Up to 10 retired players are understood to have approached Rylands Law, the firm that has launched action on behalf of a...


Historic Goals: Ronaldo

In the 2002/03 campaign, the Brazilian netted a hat-trick against Alavés.


Marseille confirm signing of Napoli forward Milik

Marseille have signed forward Arkadiusz Milik from Napoli, initially on loan.


​Remembering Kobe's 81-point game - and asking if Lillard, Curry or Beal could match it

There are plenty of present-day candidates for historical scoring games, but nobody has come close to Kobe Bryant in the past 15 years.


Nick Dasovic's message: 'This is a moment you need to cherish'

The Canadian midfielder loved the big occasion when he played for St Johnstone


Jurgen Klopp takes responsibility for ending Liverpool's home record

DOMINIC KING: Nothing tends to distract Klopp but, on this occasion, his focus slipped. Here - as he barked at Sean Dyche - was the compelling evidence to show how he has dipped in standards.


Getting his semi-final chance would mean the world to in-form striker Chris Kane

Kane has been with the Perth club for more than 10 years and heads to Hampden in great form


Conor McGregor vs Poirier prediction: How will UFC 257 main event play out?

Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will go head-to-head in the main event of UFC 257 this weekend as the fighters meet in a rematch nearly seven years in the making. It’s been an odd year for McGregor, who has not competed in 12 months since he took apart Donald Cerrone in only 40 seconds. McGregor and Dana White held frustrating talks thereafter, with the coronavirus pandemic affecting the Irishman’s compensation, leading to another apparent...


Australia rugby great Pocock says sport must step up to tackle climate change

Australia rugby great Pocock says sport must step up to tackle climate change


Former Packers GM Ted Thompson dies at 68

Ted Thompson picked Aaron Rodgers and hired Mike McCarthy as he built a Super Bowl-winning Packers team in Green Bay.


Why Georginio Wijnaldum captained Liverpool vs Burnley despite contract stand-off

Wijnaldum faces an uncertain future at Liverpool, with former Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman desperate to bring the Dutch midfielder to Barcelona this summer


FA Cup fourth round: 10 things to look out for this weekend

1 ) A question of line-ups for round’s big showdown Last season’s fifth-round exit at the hands of Chelsea represented the furthest a Jürgen Klopp team had progressed in the FA Cup. He has been in England for more than five years but his attitude to the world’s oldest competition remains enigmatic at best, dismissive at worst. The biorhythms of a German season, including its winter break, continue to beat within him. Klopp has habitually blooded...


Bayern Munich chief addresses transfer speculation surrounding former Man City star Leroy Sane

The winger left Manchester City in the summer but things haven't gone to plan since moving to Germany.


Australian tennis ace Ash Barty is slammed for a Covid rule breach

Tennis world number one Ash Barty has vowed to 'be better' after she breached a basic Covid rule in place for all shoppers in a Melbourne supermarket on Thursday.


Man Utd star Edinson Cavani offers definitive story behind his trademark celebration

Edinson Cavani has explained why he celebrates each goal he scores for Manchester United and the Uruguay national team by kneeling and firing an imaginary bow and arrow


Sean Dyche details Jurgen Klopp confrontation and comments on cause of tunnel bust-up

The Burnley boss was involved in a half-time confrontation with his Liverpool counterpart at Anfield, during the Clarets surprise 1-0 win over the Premier League champions


Former England star sends transfer message to West Brom after Aston Villa links

The Baggies are still in the hunt for a striker to bolster their forward line with the Baggies currently without Karlan Grant who is not expected to return until February


Nuno Espirito Santo fears for his players safety on Chorley's pitch

Nuno Espirito Santo is set to pick a strong side against the Conference North team, Chorley, but is concerned about the playing surface, after Storm Cristoph battered the north-west of England.


Kevin De Bruyne doubtful for defining clash against Liverpool

Kevin De Bruyne was forced off just before the hour mark after pulling up during a sprint. De Bruyne could miss games against West Bromwich Albion, Sheffield United and Burnley.


Rio Ferdinand names two Manchester United players who Paul Pogba will improve

Pogba scored the winning goal for United against Fulham as Ferdinand praised the side's mentality in the win.


Nuno receives Patrick Cutrone instructions as Wolves wait on Willian Jose transfer

Wolverhampton Wanderers are hoping to wrap up a deal for Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose which will pose questions about Patrick Cutrone's future at the club


Tom Heaton agrees with Michael Owen over Man City vs Aston Villa 'guarantee'

Aston Villa goalkeeper Tom Heaton has called for the offside laws to be reviewed after Manchester City's opening goal while Michael Owen also discussed a potential rule change


Mourinho could unearth the new Carrick in "phenomenal" gem who is "Tottenham's future" - opinion

Tottenham Hotspur may have stumbled across their next Michael Carrick as academy star Oliver Skipp continues to impress on loan to Norwich City.


Derek McInnes brushes off Aberdeen criticism as he defends Dons record with 'show our strength' claim

The Pittodrie boss is adamant his side are still on course for a top four finish and a seventh successive European spot.


Carragher says Klopp's players will be 'worrying about TOP FOUR'

Jamie Carragher claimed the Liverpool players will be more worried about finishing in the top four than retaining the Premier League title after their shock 1-0 home defeat to Burnley.


Hibs midfielder Scott Allan could make a shock return in Hampden semi-final

Scott Allan is poised to make a welcome return to the Hibs squad for this weekend’s trip to Hampden.


Celtic vanish from Global Club Soccer top 100 as Rangers mix it with Euro giants

FiveThirtyEight's table of teams from across the globe has Neil Lennon's side in 109th place, a fall of 20 places since last week.


Smith explains Bairstow omission for start of India tour

Ed Smith says Jonny Bairstow "endorses" the policy of resting players after he was not selected for the start of the India tour.


Mikel Arteta tells Chelsea: Give Frank Lampard time, just as Arsenal did for me

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has urged Chelsea to give under-fire boss Frank Lampard time. Lampard is under pressure at Stamford Bridge after a poor run of form that has left the Blues sitting eighth in the Premier League. Chelsea have won just two of their last eight Premier League games and they now face a crucial run of matches against Wolves, Burnley and Tottenham. Arteta, however, has come out and backed his fellow manager and urged Chelsea...


Liverpool fans lambast Trent after dreadful performance against Burnley

A number of Liverpool fans have lambasted Trent Alexander-Arnold, following a dreadful performance against Burnley. The Reds’ long unbeaten home run in the Premier League came to an end on Thursday evening, with Ashley Barnes’ late penalty earning the Clarets a 1-0 win. It was the latest in a string of woeful displays by Liverpool, who were completely out of sorts throughout the game, and their hopes of defending their league title now look...


Is Sir Ben Ainslie about to sail into history?

This week, Sir Ben Ainslie, the most-decorated yachtsman in Olympic history - with four golds and a silver to his name - staged one of his legendary comebacks.


Barca edge past minnows Cornella despite missing two penalties

Barca edge past minnows Cornella despite missing two penalties


Graeme Souness sticks the boot in to Liverpool after Burnley loss

The Sky Sports pundit claimed Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool are lacking in sparkle and not up for the defence of their Premier League title after the champions' 1-0 loss at home to Burnley.


Bruno Fernandes "dented Paul Pogba's ego" with superb Man Utd displays

Pogba has upped his game in recent weeks and a former Red Devils star believes it is in response to his teammate's sensational performances


Steelers sign former Washington QB Haskins

Amid uncertainty over Ben Roethlisberger's future, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed Dwayne Haskins.


Hearts transfer news as Andy Irving in contract back-and-forth and Josh Ginnelly deal talks begin

The playmaker is locked in talks with Robbie Neilson's side after an impressive season so far while discussions have also started to keep Preston loanee Ginnelly at the club.


'Drinkwater hits back at fan who asked where his career 'went wrong'

Danny Drinkwater took to Instagram to complete a Q&A following the news of his loan deal with Turkish side Kasimpasa. However, he was left somewhat unimpressed with one fans question.


Celtic register interest in James McCarthy

Celtic were first linked with a move for Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy back in November. Reports last month suggested that the Irishman is keen on a Parkhead move, and there has now been a further update regarding the Hoops and the boyhood Celtic fan. According to Football Insider, Celtic have registered their interest in the Eagles midfielder but may have to wait until the summer to seal a deal. McCarthy is out of contract at...


Cornella 0-2 Barcelona: Ronald Koeman's side clutch extra-time win

Barcelona emerged victorious in their last 32 tie against Cornella, despite being taken to extra time by the Segunda Division B side. Dembele made up for missing a penalty with the winner.


Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty

Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty


"Anyone but him" - Graeme Souness' damning verdict on Divock Origi after miss in Liverpool defeat

The Reds are now five Premier League games without a win after losing 1-0 to Burnley at Anfield.


West Ham academy goalkeeping coach Jerome John AXED

EXCLUSIVE: The matter surrounds the order of goalkeeping gloves on the club's budget. West Ham believe he intended to sell the gloves privately. John had been suspended pending club enquiries.