Rafa Benitez breaks silence on his Newcastle exit

Rafa Benitez has written an emotional letter to Newcastle United fans after leaving the club. The Magpies announced last week that Benitez would be departing at the end of his contract after failing to agree an extension. The Spaniard’s deal was up on Sunday and he has now addressed his three-year spell in a letter […]

Tributes to man found dead at Malta beauty spot

Tributes have been paid to ‘a real gentleman’ who was found dead at one of Malta’s most popular swimming spots. Vincent Zahra, 68, from Zejtun drowned at St Peter’s Pool near Marsaxlokk on Sunday. Friends and relatives took to social media to pay their respects. One friend wrote on Facebook: ‘Greatly shocked to be informed […]

Taylor Swift accuses her former manager of ‘bullying’

Taylor Swift has said she is ‘sad’ and ‘grossed out’ after entrepreneur Scooter Braun gained control of all her music – accusing the 38-year-old of ‘incessant, manipulative bullying’. Braun, who manages Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, owns Ithaca Holdings, which bought Big Machine Label Group at the weekend, giving the entrepreneur ownership of her back […]

Wimbledon fans prepare for two weeks of tennis action

Novak Djokovic will begin the defence of his 2018 Wimbledon title on Centre Court as this year’s tournament gets under way in south-west London. Fresher temperatures and sunny spells are expected as the Serbian’s bid for a fifth championships in SW19 kicks off against German Philipp Kohlschreiber at 1pm. On No 1 Court, five-time Wimbledon […]

Meghan and Harry set date for baby Archie’s christening

Harry and Meghan’s son Archie will be christened at a private ceremony on Saturday. The service will be held at the private chapel at Windsor Castle and is understood to be a ‘very small gathering’. The ceremony is due to take place exactly two months after Archie was born on May 6. It is understood […]

Pellegrini-Spinazzola: Juventus ace a swap with Roma

Juventus announced they have sold Leonardo Spinazzola to Roma for €29.5m, while purchasing Luca Pellegrini for €22m. Both players had their medicals over the weekend and the transfers were confirmed after midnight, Italian time. In the case of both Spinazzola and Pellegrini, the payment is to be spread out over three financial years. They both […]

Kostas Manolas signs for Ancelotti’s Napoli

Napoli have officially purchased Roma defender Kostas Manolas for €34m plus a €2m signing-on fee, effectively activating his release clause. The 28-year-old Greek international signed the paperwork this evening and will fly in for a medical next week, but the deal has been done and personal terms agreed. It’s believed his five-year contract is worth […]