After three months under Tim Sherwood, we now have an idea of how Tottenham might evolve if he is retained for next season. The problem for the head coach is that his ideas for progress do not tally with many of those Daniel Levy has adopted in his 13 years as chairman.
It might be unfashionable but Villa paid the price for abandoning a long ball tactic against Stoke.
After the batsman was axed by the ECB, Vithushan Ehantharajah looks at who could get the fans on the edge of their seats
Martin Guptill made a battling 81 as New Zealand beat West Indies by 58 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis Method in the first ever one-day international in Nelson.
By the close Australia could still claim to have had the better day, but Pietersen made sure they didn’t have it all their own way
Steven Finn admits England are hurting after gifting back the Ashes to Australia.
New Zealand are expected to recall Kane Williamson for the second Test against the West Indies, starting on Wednesday.
He may have had to wait until December 1 for his first win of the year, but Rory McIlroy will take a huge amount of confidence from his Australian Open victory, and it was also a massive shot in the arm for his Nike team as the win came with his new array of equipment.
England conceded two late goals to slip to a 3-2 defeat to the Netherlands in their Argentina Hockey World League Pool A match.
Portsmouth have confirmed that manager Guy Whittingham had left his post as manager after the club terminated his contract with immediate effect.
Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League meeting, between Manchester City and Tottenham, see how the sides’ strikers Alvaro Negredo and Roberto Soldado compare.
The Welsh side are keen on the exciting wideman and he could arrive in January
Jose Mourinho revealed tonight that winger Eden Hazard was dropped for the Champions League game against Schalke as a punishment for missing the first team’s training session on Monday.
No wonder Rafael Nadal did a joyful jig, punching the air in delight. Not only did a 7-6, 7-6 victory over Stanislas Wawrinka at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals secure his place in the semi-finals but it also ensured that he would end the year as world No 1.
Chris Robshaw will know things are going wrong against Argentina at Twickenham on Saturday if the crowd slip into Mexican wave mode before half-time. “We don’t want to wait 45 minutes before playing with the ball,” the England captain said yesterday, acutely aware that despite the victory over the Wallabies five days ago, there was a good deal of public dissatisfaction over his side’s first-half performance.
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.
One centre-forward’s misfortune at Chelsea is another’s opportunity and for Samuel Eto’o, his first Champions League goals for the club tonight will once again change the way that Jose Mourinho thinks about his squad of players.
One day last summer, Michael Carberry expressed his surprise at being selected again for the England Lions side. This, in effect, is the second team and at 32 he had assumed that his time had briefly come and gone.
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.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will face a decidedly different task to that he tackled before the clash against Newcastle United last weekend. Before their 2-0 submission to the Magpies, the Blues had been looking good on all fronts after powerful victories over Arsenal and Manchester City.