Lewis Hamilton and other sport stars called out by Wayne Rooney over UK tax

Manchester United and England’s all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney has called on Lewis Hamilton and other sports stars who reside in Monaco to do more to help the UK’s fight against coronavirus. Rooney wrote a stunning column in the Sunday Times where he blasted Health Secretary Matt Hancock for asking Premier League footballers to take a pay cut. The 34-year-old, who signed for Derby in January, thinks a blanket pay decrease is a bad idea as every player’s situation differs. […]

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Wayne Rooney criticises government and Premier League over handling of player pay cuts

Wayne Rooney has criticised both the government and the Premier League for placing the nation’s top footballers in a “no-win situation” over the issue of pay cuts, branding their interventions “a disgrace”. The former England captain, now playing in the Championship with Derby, penned an impassioned column in the Sunday Times in which he claimed his fellow professionals were being lined up as “easy targets” in the wider response to the coronavirus crisis. Rooney made it clear he had both […]

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Queanbeyan, Scone: tips and best bets

Sky Mission is like a pet in Rob Potter’s stables in Canberra but he thrives on racing and will again be fighting out the finish on Monday at his favourite track. He will be running in his 55th race when he lines up in a Benchmark 58 Handicap (1000m) at Queanbeyan and Potter thinks he’s a huge chance to win after finishing third and second since a five-week let-up. “He’s never been unplaced at the track and he’s going really […]

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Chelsea backed to spend ‘the majority of their budget’ on one player this summer

Chelsea will spend “the majority of their budget” this summer on a new striker, reckons former Blues midfielder Craig Burley. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard wanted to strengthen up top in January but failed with moves for experienced duo Edinson Cavani and Dries Mertens. Lampard wanted to add depth to his frontline and help this season’s top-scorer Tammy Abraham. Olivier Giroud started to feature more regularly before football was suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak last month. But Giroud is out […]

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Dyer and Bowyer fought on pitch in an incredible season 15 years ago

Team-mates trading punches, a player wearing an electronic ANKLE TAG, the Special One… and Andy Johnson: Kieron Dyer vs Lee Bowyer was just one incident in an incredible 2004-05 season – so, can you remember who that very naughty boy was? It is 15 years since Newcastle team-mates Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer fought on the pitch against Aston Villa Also in 2004-05, one miscreant played with an ankle tag for Birmingham Chelsea won the title, breaking a 10-year Manchester […]

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Dana White issues Khabib Nurmagomedov statement amid UFC 249 drama

UFC president Dana White has issued a statement following the apparent collapse of the headline act for the promotion’s fourth pay-per-view card of the year. Despite not having a venue due to the coronavirus outbreak, UFC 249 is still tentatively scheduled to go ahead a week on Saturday. The card was expected to be headlined by the eagerly-anticipated lightweight title fight between defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, a fight which has been in the making for nearly five […]

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Tom Dempsey, former NFL record-setting kicker, dies at 73 after battle with coronavirus

Tom Dempsey, a longtime NFL kicker who set a league record for longest kick that wasn't eclipsed until 2013, has died after a battle with the coronavirus, his family told The New Orleans Times-Picayune/Advocate. He was 73.  Dempsey tested positive for COVID-19 last month at the senior center where he lived in New Orleans, according to his daughter Ashley Dempsey.  Ashley Dempsey told The Times-Picayune/Advocate that her family was unable to be with her father — who had been battling Alzheimer's disease and dementia […]

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The Big Bumper Wimbledon Quiz! Test your knowledge on the greatest grass-court tournament

There may be no Wimbledon this year due to the coronavirus pandemic but that hasn’t stopped us from testing your knowledge of the Grand Slam with our bumper quiz! The sport was suspended last month and is not due to resume until July 13 at the earliest after Wimbledon was cancelled until 2021. It is the first time the tournament will be missing from the sporting calendar since World War II. Source: Read Full Article

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Man Utd issued £50m Paul Pogba transfer warning with damning Odion Ighalo claim

Manchester United have been warned about selling Paul Pogba because the club can no longer attract a player of his quality to the club. That is the opinion of Watford striker Troy Deeney. Pogba has been linked with a move away from United for quite some time after the World Cup winner hinted at wanting a “new challenge” last summer. This season hasn’t worked out for Pogba, who has been forced to sit on the sidelines with an ankle injury. Pogba, […]

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