Mauricio Pochettino says Heung-min Son red card for Andre Gomes challenge ‘unbelievable’ and criticises VAR

3 Nov

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists Heung-min Son should not have been sent off for his tackle on Andre Gomes. The Everton midfielder suffered a sickening leg fracture after a 78th-minute challenge from Son, who was subsequently reduced to tears and given his marching orders by referee Martin Atkinson in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. The […]

Tottenham forward Heung-min Son didn’t try to intentionally hurt Andre Gomes, says Everton boss Marco Silva

3 Nov

Marco Silva refused to criticise Heung-min Son for his tackle on Andre Gomes in Everton’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham on Sunday. The Toffees midfielder suffered a horrific leg injury following Son’s challenge in the 78th minute, which reduced the Spurs forward to tears as he was sent off by referee Martin Atkinson. Everton substitute Cenk […]

Alfredo Morelos future: Steven Gerrard ‘100 per cent sure’ that Rangers striker is ‘not going anywhere’ in January

3 Nov

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is ‘100 per cent sure’ his star striker Alfredo Morelos will not be leaving the club in January. The Colombia international scored a brace in the 3-0 Betfred Cup semi-final win over Hearts, taking his tally for the season to 20 goals already. The 23-year-old hinted to a radio station in […]

Rangers star Alfredo Morelos notches double against Hearts to set up Old Firm Betfred Cup final with Celtic

3 Nov

Alfredo Morelos notched a brace for Rangers as Steven Gerrard’s men set up an Old Firm Betfred Cup final with a comfortable 3-0 win over managerless Hearts at Hampden Park on Sunday. The Gorgie club sacked Craig Levein on Thursday, with assistant Austin MacPhee installed as caretaker for the semi-final clash. However, MacPhee’s game-plan came […]

A long way from Dan Winter’s cottage – An insiders view of the current state of the Orange Order…

3 Nov

Choyaa is a Fermanagh Orangeman Sam McBride has penned the highly acclaimed “Burned” which is a serious and important piece of investigative journalism that focuses on the Renewal Heating Incentive (RHI) scandal overseen by a number of prominent DUP members including the current leader Arlene Forster. Sam McBride was told by some within the DUP following the release of the book that it contained many errors, when Sam asked for specific examples he was met with silence. When I heard … Read more

Ugly scenes with ultras held back by players at Bundesliga’s first Berlin derby for 42 years as Union beat Hertha

3 Nov

The Bundesliga’s first Berlin derby in 42 years was overshadowed by crowd trouble on Saturday night. The game had to be stopped after flares were thrown on to the pitch and Union Berlin supporters invaded the playing surface to confront Hertha Berlin’s players. Union won the contest in dramatic fashion thanks to Sebastian Polter’s 87th […]

Jurgen Klopp responds to suggestions Liverpool could match Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’: ‘It’s probably not possible’

3 Nov

Jurgen Klopp insists it will be ‘impossible’ for Liverpool to remain undefeated for the whole Premier League season. The Reds maintained their unbeaten start to the top-flight campaign by scoring two late goals to beat Aston Villa 2-1 on Saturday. Andy Robertson’s 87th-minute header cancelled out Trezeguet’s opener, before Sadio Mane secured a crucial three […]