Arsenal unveil new ‘bruised banana’ away kit

Arsenal have unveiled their new away kit for the 2019-20 season. The new jersey is a throwback to the club’s iconic ‘bruised banana’ shirts of the early 1990s. The new Adidas kit deal is reported to be worth £60million a season to the Gunners. The away shirt will be worn on the pitch for the […]

Novak Djokovic is crowned king of Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic has revealed his epic Wimbledon final victory over Roger Federer was his most ‘mentally demanding’ match ever. The Serb star saved two championship points in the championship’s longest-ever singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. Federer, who at 37 was chasing a record-equalling ninth Wimbledon singles title, […]

Pogba included in Man Utd squad for pre-season tour

Paul Pogba has been included in Manchester United’s squad for their pre-season tour. The France midfielder had been a doubt for the trip as reports that he is angling for a move away from Old Trafford picked up pace last week. But he will travel with the team as they head to Australia on Sunday […]

Former Newcastle boss Benitez is heading to China

Rafael Benitez is heading to China. The former Newcastle manager has announced he has joined Chinese Super League Dalian Yifang. The Spaniard’s Newcastle contract ended on Sunday, with Benitez saying he and the club’s hierarchy had been unable to find a shared vision for the future. The 59-year-old is unsurprisingly back in work already, posting […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Fernando Torres retires from professional football

Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old Spaniard has been playing in Japan since leaving Atletico Madrid last year. He scored 81 goals across four seasons with Liverpool and won the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup with Chelsea. A World Cup winner with Spain in […]

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. […]

Heartbreak for Scotland in Women’s World Cup

Scotland are out of the Women’s World Cup after gut-wrenching drama robbed them of victory against Argentina. The team appeared to be coasting and looked almost unbeatable after going 3-0 up. But their opponents pulled two back – as deep in injury time, Argentina equalised in the 93rd minute – from a twice-taken penalty awarded after video […]

Totti leaves Roma after 30-years with the club

Francesco Totti has hit out at the Roma hierarchy after ending a 30-year association with the club. The 42-year-old former Giallorossi captain claimed his views were not taken into consideration as he stepped down as a director. Totti took up a role on the club’s management two years ago after retiring as a player. Speaking […]

Sarri leaves Chelsea take over as Juventus boss

Chelsea have announced manager Maurizio Sarri has left the club to take charge of Italian champions Juventus. The Blues and Juventus have agreed a compensation package, understood to be in excess of £5million, for Sarri, 60, who signed a three-year deal with Chelsea when appointed last summer. ‘Maurizio Sarri is leaving Chelsea Football Club to […]

Aston Villa sign Anwar El Ghazi on a permanent deal

Aston Villa have signed Anwar El Ghazi on a permanent deal from French club Lille. The 24-year-old has agreed a four-year contract, having spent last season on loan at Villa Park. El Ghazi starred in the Championship play-off final win against Derby last month, scoring the opening goal in the 2-1 victory which clinched Villa’s […]

England off to a winning start at women’s World Cup

England have opened their World Cup campaign with a narrow victory over arch-rivals Scotland. The Lionesses got off to a winning start in front of a crowd of 13,188 at the Allianz Riviera in Nice. England narrowly beat a spirited Scotland side 2-1, two years after a 6-0 drubbing at the European Championships. First-half goals […]

Neymar ruled out of Copa America with ankle injury

Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa America with an ankle ligament injury. The 27-year-old suffered the setback in the first half of the Selecao’s 2-0 friendly win over Qatar on Wednesday. A tearful Neymar was carried down the tunnel with an ankle problem in the first half in Brasilia. Neymar, who recovered […]