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Newcastle United: Mike Ashley puts Premier League club up for sale

Premier League club Newcastle United have been put up for sale by owner Mike Ashley. The Magpies have been relegated twice from the English top flight during Ashley’s 10-year reign. After winning promotion last season, Rafael Benitez’s side are ninth in the Premier League after eight matches. “Newcastle United requires a clear direction and a […]

Ben Stokes: Police appeal for witnesses to incident which led to England cricketer’s arrest

Stokes was arrested on a night out after England’s win over West Indies in the third one-day international Police have renewed their appeal for two men who they believe may be key witnesses to the incident for which cricketer Ben Stokes was arrested. The England all-rounder, 26, was arrested on 26 September on suspicion of […]

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL team owners

Kaepernick has not played in the NFL this season Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against NFL team owners he believes are conspiring not to hire him because of his protests against racial injustice. Kaepernick, 29, has been without a team since he opted out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March. […]

Northern Ireland will not be seeded for World Cup play-offs

Northern Ireland finished second behind Germany in their qualifying group Northern Ireland have dropped below Denmark in the Fifa rankings, meaning they will not be seeded for the 2018 World Cup play-offs. The Danes have moved up seven places in the rankings and will be seeded along with Switzerland, Italy and Croatia. They will each […]

Webb to miss out on Wales next season under new selection rule

Media playback is not supported on this device Scrum V discusses the possibility of changing ‘Gatland’s Law’ Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb will be ineligible to play for Wales next season under a new rule brought in by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU). The WRU has changed its senior international selection policy (SPSP) for players based […]

Rooney’s late penalty rescues point for Everton at Brighton

Anthony Knockaert was recalled to the starting XI and gave Brighton the lead Wayne Rooney’s 90th-minute penalty earned Everton a point against Brighton, but manager Ronald Koeman remains under pressure after his Toffees struggled again. It is now only two wins from eight league games for his expensively assembled squad, who aside from the goal […]

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in Shanghai Masters final

Only Jimmy Connors, who won titles from 1971-88, has won more matches in the Open era than Federer Wimbledon champion Roger Federer beat world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters final to capture his sixth title of the year. The 36-year-old Swiss, who has lost only four times in 2017, was […]

‘Pochettino’s cameras spot everything’ – the details that make the Spurs boss special

Mauricio Pochettino took over at Tottenham in May 2014 Putting a bib on in a bit of a sulk? Looking miserable while eating your pasta in the canteen? If you’re playing for Mauricio Pochettino, he’ll notice. West Ham defender Jose Fonte, who played under Pochettino at Southampton, has given an insight into the Tottenham manager’s […]

US Open: Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb win titles on same day

Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb got married in 2016 US Open squash champions Ali Farag and Nour El Tayeb are the first husband and wife in sporting history to win the same major singles title on the same day. El Tayeb, 24, beat Raneem El Welily 3-2 in the women’s final on Saturday. A […]

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd manager says he will not finish his career at the club

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United drew 0-0 at Liverpool on Saturday Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he does not believe he will finish his career at the Premier League club. The 54-year-old Portuguese, who is in his second season with the Red Devils, has never spent more than four years in one spell at any […]

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