January 8, 2020

Super Cup in Saudi part of football’s desire to make money – Barca coach

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has concerns with the new format of the Spanish Super Cup and said that playing the competition in Saudi Arabia is a consequence of the football industry's desire to find more revenue streams.
January 8, 2020

Rubiales hails Super Cup transformation in Saudi Arabia

The Spanish Super Cup has grown significantly in stature with its move to Saudi Arabia, national soccer federation chief Luis Rubiales said on Wednesday after Real Madrid beat Valencia 3-1 in the opening match of the revamped tournament in Jeddah.
January 8, 2020

Icardi on fire as PSG demolish St Etienne in League Cup

Mauro Icardi continued his devastating scoring form with a hat-trick to inspire Paris St German to a 6-1 thrashing of 10-man St Etienne in the French League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday.
January 8, 2020

Striker-less Villa hold on for draw at Leicester

Lowly Aston Villa defied incessant pressure as they held out bravely for a 1-1 draw at Leicester City despite being unable to field a striker in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday.
January 8, 2020

Quick-thinking Kroos helps Real to Super Cup final

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos scored directly from a corner as his side booked their place in the final of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia by outclassing Valencia 3-1 on Wednesday.
January 8, 2020

Murray must target Wimbledon, says Corretja

Andy Murray's one-time coach Alex Corretja believes the former world number one should focus on arriving at Wimbledon in peak condition following his latest injury setback.
January 8, 2020

Stormzy gives pregnant couple £300 bottle of champagne as they meet him in Cardiff

The rap artist expressed his excitement for the young couple and told them: 'When the baby is here have a drink on me'
January 8, 2020

Ireland’s Carbery out of Six Nations after wrist surgery

Ireland flyhalf Joey Carbery will miss the Six Nations after having surgery for a wrist ligament injury he sustained while playing for provincial side Munster against Ulster last week.
January 8, 2020

Anderson ruled out of South Africa series with rib injury

England fast bowler James Anderson has been ruled out of the final two tests of the four-match series against South Africa due to a rib injury as the ‘cursed’ tour claimed another victim.
January 8, 2020

FA to review media rights sales process after games shown on betting website

The Football Association (FA) said it would review a part of its media rights sales process after the British government urged it to reconsider the decision to sell FA Cup broadcast rights to a gambling website through a third party.
January 8, 2020

The White House Farm murders and the Welsh detective at the heart of notorious Jeremy Bamber case

Stephen Graham plays DCI Taff Jones in the ITV drama about the infamous Jeremy Bamber case
January 8, 2020

Barca bus gets lost in Saudi Arabia

Barcelona's campaign to defend the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia got off to an inauspicious start as they arrived late for a training session in Jeddah on Wednesday, with a club source saying their bus driver had headed to the wrong locati...