England conceded two late goals to slip to a 3-2 defeat to the Netherlands in their Argentina Hockey World League Pool A match.
Celtic’s Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after they slumped to the bottom of Group H with a narrow defeat to Ajax in Amsterdam.
The home dressing room at Twickenham has a different look to my day. The big box changing room, with its wooden cubicles, into which everyone used to walk and say “Over there in the corner, that’s where Jonny sat”, is gone.
Size matters in top-level rugby these days, but England are clearly hoping there is still a place for a little straight-line speed and some fabulously fancy footwork.
Motorsport boss Bernie Ecclestone has appeared at a High Court trial to defend himself against allegations that he made a “corrupt bargain” in a bid to stay at the top of Formula 1 racing.
Arsenal will have a score to settle against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League Group F clash at the Singal Iduna Park tonight after suffering late home defeat courtesy of a Robert Lewandowski goal.
England seem certain to have a new opening batsman for the Ashes. Michael Carberry might have departed for the tour of Australia a fortnight ago as one of the batting reserves but his assured century in the tour match against Australia A today has completely altered his status.
The former Manchester United players Roy Keane and Ray Wilkins have hit out at Manchester United’s Ashley Young, accusing him of “conning” the referee by winning yet another dubious penalty for his club, with Wilkins declaring that his actions had been “pathetic.”
The extent of the trouble that Australia are in is easy to gauge. Between now and the start of the first Test of the Ashes series expect a huge increase in the number and quality of the shock troops sent in to denigrate England.
There was no hidden meaning or secret agenda in Jose Mourinho’s message to his players, rather his warning ahead of the Champions League game against Schalke was explicit: that their complacency against Newcastle United was unacceptable.
Henrik Stenson is doubly determined to stay at the top of the European Tour’s Race To Dubai money list – so he can avoid paying out on a losing bet to Ian Poulter.
The rugby union lexicon is full of blood-curdling adjectives relating to life in the front row, “cruel” and “horrible” being among the milder ones. The England tight-head prop Dan Cole came up with a new and surprising offering as he girded his loins for this weekend’s brutally hard set-piece contest with Argentina at Twickenham.
The former Manchester United players Roy Keane and Ray Wilkins have hit out at Manchester United’s Ashley Young, accusing him of “conning” the referee by winning yet another dubious penalty for his club, with Wilkins declaring that his actions had been “pathetic.”
Gareth Bale scored his first goal in the Champions League for Real Madrid, but the Spanish side still lost their 100 per cent record in Group B as they were held 2-2 by Juventus.
The rain-streaked night had been bad enough before Ashley Young made it worse, in a desperately familiar way. Against a team whose manager had proclaimed the opposition to be the “magnificent Manchester United” Young compounded his reputation for penalty theatrics by earning yet another dubious one.
Ever since Malcolm Allison declared that his club would now hurl themselves on “the cowards of Europe” and promptly got himself knocked out in the first round by Fenerbahce, the European Cup has cast its shadow over Manchester City.
Michael O’Neill has agreed a two-year extension to his contract as Northern Ireland manager, the Irish Football Association has announced.