Wales on top of the world after beating England

Wales have topped of rugby union’s world rankings for the first time after beating England 13-6 in Cardiff. Wales’ rise to the summit, which ended New Zealand’s unbroken 10-years at the top, came just 34 days before the World Cup kicks off in Japan. It was an impressive warm-up performance for the tournament as the […]

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac face carjacking gang

CCTV has emerged of the moment Arsenal footballers Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were targeted by moped robbers armed with knives. The thieves had approached the players outside Kolasinac’s house and attempted to steal a watch. Footage showed Kolasinac, who also plays internationally for Bosnia and Herzegovina, confronting the masked pair as one of them brandishes […]

Aston Villa sign Douglas Luiz from Manchester City

Aston Villa have signed Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee. Villa, promoted back to the Premier League last season, have not revealed the length of the 21-year-old’s contract. ‘Aston Villa is delighted to announce the signing of Douglas Luiz subject to a work permit,’ the club said on their official […]

England reach Women’s World Cup semi-final

England have reached the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup after beating Norway. Goals from Jill Scott, Ellen White and Lucy Bronze secured a 3-0 win over the Scandinavian side. Scott’s shot hit the back of the net in the third minute – the fastest goal of the tournament so far. White then followed up […]

Federer seeded above Nadal at Wimbeldon

Roger Federer has been seeded ahead of great rival Rafael Nadal for his 21st appearance at Wimbledon. Wimbledon is unique among the grand slams in having a formula to calculate seedings giving weight to grass-court performances, and Federer will be the number two seed and Nadal three in a reversal of their world ranking positions. […]

Premier League releases fixtures for the 2019-2020 season

Manchester City will start the defence of their Premier League title at West Ham. The 2019-20 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s team an opening match at a venue which has proved to be productive for them since 2017. City, who have won successive Premier League titles, have picked up three points in […]

Liverpool to offer Jurgen Klopp new bumper contract

Liverpool are set to extend Jurgen Klopp’s contract following their incredible Champions League triumph. The Anfield manager delivered the club’s sixth European Cup, their first major trophy for seven years, and guided them to a second-place finish in the English Premier League with a record runners-up points tally of 97. Klopp, 51, has three years […]

Tony Pulis leaves role as Middlesbrough manager

Middlesbrough have parted company with manager Tony Pulis after the club missed out on the Championship play-offs. Boro confirmed that Pulis’ contract would not be renewed, ending an 18-month reign on Teesside. A club statement said: ‘Middlesbrough FC can confirm that the contract of manager Tony Pulis will not be extended.’ Pulis arrived at the […]

Man United’s Champions League run comes to an end, Arsenal need a miracle

Chelsea are guaranteed European Champions League action next season while Manchester United’s hopes of continental football have come to a disappointing end and Arsenal now need a miracle to finish in the top four. Chelsea beat Watford 3-0 in their English Premier League match on Sunday, while Arsenal were held 1-1 at home by Socceroos […]

Robbie Fowler named Brisbane Roar manager

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler says his lack of managerial experience ‘doesn’t matter’ after being appointed as the new boss of Brisbane Roar. The 44-year-old – who won 26 caps for England – has signed a two-year contract with the Australian club. Fowler, who scored 183 goals in 369 matches for the English Premier League […]

Bayern Munich to sign Atletico Madrid’s Lucas Hernandez

Bayern Munich have announced that they will sign Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez this summer. Bayern confirmed in a Press release on Wednesday afternoon that they would pay €80m for Lucas and tie him down to a five-year contract, starting on July 1. ‘Today is a very important day in my football career,’ the Frenchman […]

Ronaldo sends Juve into Champions League quarter-final

Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid was ‘the reason Juventus signed me’. The Italian giants reached the quarter finals of the Champions League following the 3-0 victory on Tuesday night. The 33-year-old scored his eighth Champions League hat-trick thanks two towering headers in either half. He then showed ice cool nerves to […]

‘Recharged’ Zidane ready for Real Madrid challenge

Zinedine Zidane has revealed he has returned to Real Madrid with ‘recharged batteries’ and ‘no regrets’. The new manager confirmed he had signed a three-year contract with the Spanish giants. The club has been reeling from last week’s Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax and is 12 points behind LaLiga leaders Barcelona. Zidane […]

Zidane returns to Real Madrid as head coach

Zinedine Zidane has been reappointed as Real Madrid’s head coach after the club held a board meeting on Monday evening to discuss the ongoing issues at the Spanish capital club – the French boss joins on a deal that ties him to the club until 2022. The Merengeus have endured a calamitous season thus far, first […]

ROMA: After Di Francesco – Monchi might be next to leave

After Coach Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked, it’s reported that Sport Director Monchi will leave Roma on Friday, with Arsenal waiting to replace Ivan Gazidis. Di Francesco was given the sack after a 3-0 Derby della Capitale defeat to Lazio and the Champions League exit to Porto. Claudio Ranieri wis expected to arrive Friday morning from […]

PSG’s Neymar heads back to Brazil for injury treatment

Neymar will travel to Brazil to continue treatment on his foot injury, Paris St Germain have announced. The Brazilian star injured the fifth metatarsal in his right foot during PSG’s Coupe de France clash with Strasbourg last month and was ruled out for around seven weeks. Neymar, who has received treatment in Paris and Barcelona, […]