Andy Robertson plays down Chelsea’s chances despite £200m overhaul

Chelsea may have made a splash in the transfer market this summer, but it will not shake the confidence of Liverpool ’s title defence. That is the message from defender Andrew Robertson, as the two sides go head to head tomorrow, in the first clash of the titans of what promises to be an epic battle this season. Until they struck a deal with Bayern Munich for Thiago Alcantara, the Anfield club were the picture of caution in the window. […]

Read more

‘A really good fella’: It’s hard not to barrack for Ratten

Carlton fans and even a few people still involved at the coalface of that club may well be feeling a touch wistful about Brett Ratten today. But plenty of navy blue-bloods and people attached to other clubs will be pleased for Ratten. If you know Ratten, as this columnist does, it's hard not to barrack for him to succeed. Whatever his strengths and foibles as coach, Ratten reeks of decency. "He's always been a really good fella," was the plain […]

Read more

LeBron on MVP voting totals: ‘It pissed me off’

Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — LeBron James might have the Los Angeles Lakers just three wins away from the NBA finals, but he has reason to be unhappy. Before the Lakers’ 126-114 Game 1 win over the Denver Nuggets to tip off the Western Conference finals, the league announced the MVP voting […]

Read more

Juventus 'could offer Moise Kean an escape route from Everton'

Juventus could offer Everton’s £25m striker Moise Kean an escape route from his Premier League nightmare ‘with Italian giants plotting loan move to re-sign him’ Italy striker Moise Kean arrived at Everton from Juventus in £25m deal last year But 20-year-old struggled to make much of an impression in the Premier League He started just six league fixtures and scored twice during his first season Now reports suggest former club Juventus want to bring him back to Italy Juve want […]

Read more

Melbourne in the eight, for now, as they dismantle Essendon

Melbourne are in the top eight after dismissing a disappointing Essendon in the final round leaving the Western Bulldogs with the job of defeating Fremantle in Cairns on Sunday to claim the Demons' spot. After giving up the lead at the end of the first quarter when the Bombers' Jake Stringer goaled, Melbourne came out after quarter-time and made Essendon look silly in the second quarter. They kicked five unanswered goals in a match-winning burst against an opponent that may […]

Read more

Arsenal vs West Ham kick-off time, TV and live stream information

There were contrasting fortunes for Arsenal and West Ham on the opening day of the Premier League season. The Gunners brushed aside newly-promoted Fulham 3-0, while David Moyes’ side slipped to a 2-0 defeat at home to Newcastle. Now it’s a second London derby in two matches for Arsenal as they welcome the Hammers to the Emirates. Willian impressed on his Arsenal debut last weekend, setting up two goals; one for fellow new boy Gabriel and another for captain and […]

Read more

Man Utd to alter transfer plans due to Jadon Sancho despite positive Alex Telles update

Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Alex Telles at a discounted price, but have told Porto that they aren’t willing to meet their demands and could now go in a different direction as they look for a new left-back. According to transfer expert Duncan Castles, United are set to ditch their bid for Telles but might now go for a younger and cheaper option.  United are believed to be confident of signing another left-back and winger before […]

Read more

Man Utd ‘step-by-step’ edging closer to landing left-back and winger transfers

Manchester United are closing in on the signings of two players – a left-back and a winger. That is the verdict from transfer guru Fabrizio Romano. The Red Devils have had a frustrating transfer window to date, with just the arrival of Donny van de Beek to cheer about. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has always maintained he is happy with his squad but behind closed doors he wanted big changes over the summer. Improving his defence had been made an important […]

Read more

Werner scoring and Havertz ‘looking interested’ key for Chelsea at Liverpool

Timo Werner getting off the mark and Kai Havertz upping his work-rate are key in this weekend's clash as Chelsea face Liverpool. That is the opinion of Sky Sports pundit and Daily Star columnist Paul Merson. The Reds continue their title defence of the Premier League with a visit to London to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Both sides started with a win after victories over Leeds United and Brighton. But they face much sterner opposition on Sunday in what […]

Read more

Mackenzie Dern caught in the crossfire of fight between her husband and coach

Mackenzie Dern’s former striking coach has responded after the UFC star accused him of attacking her husband over a dispute about money. Speaking on the What the Heck show recently, Dern said Juan Gomez confronted her beau, surfer Wesley Santos, over a bonus payment he was seeking following the American’s win over Hannah Cifers in May. Watch UFC Fight Night: Covington v Woodley LIVE with ESPN on KAYO. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly […]

Read more
1 2 3 679