Chelsea confirm Frank Lampard’s first signing

The winter transfer window might be over but Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea have confirmed Frankie Lampard’s first transfer under his reign. Ajax wonderkid Hakim Ziyech will join the Blues at the end of this season after 4 fantastic years with the Dutch side. The Moroccan’s move from Ajax to Chelsea has been confirmed by both clubs […]

Maltese goalkeeper retires from international football

Malta’s goalkeeper Andrew Hogg has revealed he is retiring from international football. The 34-year-old from Sliema, who made a huge name for himself after his impressive performance against England three years ago, confirmed the news on social media on Friday evening. In a post on Facebook, he told fans: ‘I have decided to announce my […]

Man Utd condemn racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba

Manchester United have condemned racial abuse which was aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media after his missed penalty in the 1-1 draw at Wolves. Pogba saw his 68th-minute spot-kick saved by Rui Patricio as United dropped points in the English Premier League. In a statement, United said: ‘Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted […]

Police chief to issue Tasers to all frontline officers

Tasers will be issued to every frontline officer in one UK police force in response to a ‘sickening trend’ of attacks on the emergency services. It comes after three police officers were attacked while working, most recently resulting in the death of PC Andrew Harper, who was killed while responding to a burglary in Berkshire […]

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 […]

Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield by mutual consent

Sol Campbell has left his post as Macclesfield manager by mutual consent after just eight months in charge. The former England, Tottenham and Arsenal defender took over in November last year and guided the Silkmen to safety in League Two. A club statement said the former England defender’s departure had been ‘conducted in the most […]

Watford sign former Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck

Watford have announced the signing of England striker Danny Welbeck. The striker has been without a club following his release from Arsenal at the end of last season, but has now signed at Vicarage Road. The 28-year-old, who has won 42 caps for England, has seen his career ravaged by injury, but he is fit […]

Young motorists may be banned from night driving

Young drivers could be banned from driving at night under new plans to boost road safety. The proposal for novice drivers is being considered by ministers in England, after figures showed around a fifth are involved in an accident during their first year behind the wheel. The scheme could feature a series of restrictions, such […]

Atletico Madrid agree fee with Tottenham for Trippier

Atletico Madrid have agreed a fee with Tottenham to sign England defender Kieran Trippier. The 28-year-old is expected to undergo a medical on Thursday ahead of a potential move to Spain. Trippier, has spent the last four years at Spurs and played in their Champions League final defeat to Liverpool in the final game of […]

England win Cricket World Cup in dramatic fashion

England’s conquering cricket heroes have celebrated all night after their team’s epic World Cup final victory. Led by batting hero Ben Stokes, the squad won the trophy for the first time after a breathless final over New Zealand in what’s being called the greatest game ever. England won the title on the technicality of scoring more […]

Peter Crouch retires from football

Former England striker Peter Crouch has ended his playing career aged 38 after more than 21 years as a professional. The former Portsmouth, Aston Villa, Liverpool and Stoke striker was out of contract at Burnley in June. Crouch played for a total of 11 clubs and earned 42 England caps. “If you told me at […]

Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea’s new manager

Frank Lampard has been appointed as the new head coach at Chelsea on a three-year contract, sealing a return to Stamford Bridge for the club’s record goalscorer. Chelsea are expected to pay Derby £4m in compensation for Lampard, who was excused from reporting for pre-season training with the Championship club on Monday. Lampard, 41, has left […]

England’s women suffer World Cup semi-final exit again

The Lionesses lost 2-1 in Lyon, with Ellen White having a goal ruled out by the VAR for offside and captain Steph Houghton having a late penalty saved. ‘I’ve told them no tears tonight,’ said manager Phil Neville. ‘I’m proud. They have touched the hearts of the nation, I couldn’t ask for more. We had […]

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 […]

WATCH: Rooney scores stunning goal from his own half

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has proved he still has the magic touch. He scored an incredible goal for Washington’s DC United with a strike from inside his own half. Rooney’s superb strike proved to be the difference as United returned to winning ways against Orlando City. He scored the only goal after 10 minutes […]

World Rugby scraps plans for global Nations Championship

World Rugby has abandoned plans for a new Nations Championship after failing to gain the required support. The governing body needed unanimous approval from the 10 unions that make up the southern hemisphere’s Rugby Championship and Europe’s Six Nations. World Rugby says there was a ‘lack of consensus on key issues’ including the tournament’s format. […]