January 11, 2019

Return of ‘encyclopedia’ Ferguson massive for United – Pochettino

Alex Ferguson's return to Manchester United's training ground has been massive for his old club, according to the man tipped to take over at Old Trafford next season.
January 11, 2019

Leeds manager Bielsa admits sending spy to Derby

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has admitted sending a member of his coaching staff to spy on Derby County ahead of their Championship (second-tier) match on Friday.
January 11, 2019

Southampton’s Gabbiadini returns to Sampdoria

Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini has completed a permanent move to his former club Sampdoria for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club said on their website https://southamptonfc.com/news/2019-01-11/manolo-gabbiadini-sampdoria-southampton-tr...
January 11, 2019

Lyon lose ground in battle for second with Reims draw

Olympique Lyonnais lost ground in the race for second spot in Ligue 1 when they were held 1-1 at home by Stade de Reims while second-placed Lille cruised to a 3-1 win at Caen on Friday.
January 11, 2019

Teenage Argentine defender Balerdi to sign for Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund are to sign 19-year old Boca Juniors defender Leonardo Balerdi, the Argentine club's chairman said on Friday.
January 11, 2019

MLS renames coach of the year award after late Sigi Schmid

Major League Soccer said on Friday it renamed its Coach of the Year award after the late Sigi Schmid, who won two championships during a career in which he set the league's all-time record for wins.
January 11, 2019

Verstappen to do public service at Marrakesh Formula E race

Dutch Formula One driver Max Verstappen will serve part of his public service, imposed by the sport's governing body after he shoved French rival Esteban Ocon in Brazil last year, at Saturday's Formula E race in Marrakesh.
January 11, 2019

Sevilla sign Barca striker Munir at cut-price fee

Sevilla agreed a deal with La Liga champions Barcelona to sign striker Munir El Haddadi, the clubs said on Friday.
January 11, 2019

Tinkler stokes Stobart war with Flybe raid

The former chief executive of Stobart Group, the infrastructure conglomerate, has stoked his bitter war with the company by staging an audacious market raid on shares in Flybe, the regional airline.
January 11, 2019

Athletics – Mixed shuttle hurdles added to World Relays programme

A mixed shuttle hurdles race is one of two new mixed events introduced to the programme for this year's IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, the IAAF said on Friday.
January 11, 2019

Fabregas joins Monaco from Chelsea

Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas has completed his move to French team AS Monaco from Chelsea, the clubs said on Friday.
January 11, 2019

France investigates Japan’s Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday.