March 1, 2019

Grayling ‘must be sacked by Monday’ over £33m payout

The transport secretary is facing calls to quit after it was revealed £33m in taxpayers' money was paid to Eurotunnel over controversial no-deal Brexit ferry contracts.
March 1, 2019

Chelsea must be wary of Fulham after Ranieri exit – Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has warned his players to expect a reaction from relegation-threatened Fulham following the departure of Claudio Ranieri.
March 1, 2019

Ferrari and Mercedes neck-and-neck as F1 testing ends

Sebastian Vettel wrapped up Formula One's pre-season testing with the fastest lap for Ferrari on Friday but five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton kept Mercedes on the pace despite suggesting his rival had a half second advantage.
March 1, 2019

Federer sets up Tsitsipas final in Dubai to put 100th title within reach

Roger Federer took a step closer to his 100th ATP crown on Friday, easing past Borna Coric 6-2 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships to set up a title clash with Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas.
March 1, 2019

Levante’s Tono released from prison after appeal granted

Levante defender Tono Garcia has been granted release from prison without bail after being held for three weeks, the La Liga side said in a statement on Friday.
March 1, 2019

Palace working with police to identify fan over Munich air disaster gesture

Crystal Palace are working with police to identify a supporter who appeared to make a disrespectful gesture about the Munich air disaster in a video taken during Wednesday's Premier League game against Manchester United.
March 1, 2019

Arsenal’s Ozil must show consistency to start regularly, says Emery

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil must show consistency and desire to start games more regularly, manager Unai Emery said on Friday, refusing to comment on whether the playmaker would start at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
March 1, 2019

Messi must be more involved in second ‘Clasico’ – Valverde

Barcelona need to ensure Lionel Messi is more involved in Saturday's La Liga 'Clasico' at Real Madrid than he was in Wednesday's Copa del Rey semi-final second-leg victory over their arch-rivals, coach Ernesto Valverde said.
March 1, 2019

Klopp upbeat on Firmino’s fitness ahead of Merseyside derby

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino could return for the Merseyside derby at Everton on Sunday in the Premier League after he missed the midweek rout of Watford with an ankle injury.
March 1, 2019

I did not swap Celtic for mediocrity, says new Leicester boss Rodgers

New Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has brushed aside suggestions that he moved to a "mediocre club" after leaving Scottish champions Celtic to return to the Premier League.
March 1, 2019

Nearly impossible’ for Spurs to bounce back in title race – Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur face a "nearly impossible" task to try and win the Premier League this season with back-to-back defeats denting their title bid, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday.
March 1, 2019

Discarded Markram, Behardien set new List A partnership record

Aiden Markram and Farhaan Behardien gave a timely reminder of their potential value at the World Cup with a List A record 272 run sixth-wicket partnership for South African franchise the Titans against the Cobras on Friday.