Chelsea to rival Manchester United for £71m-rated Lyon striker Moussa Dembele if transfer ban is overturned – reports

4 Nov

Chelsea will reportedly battle Manchester United to sign Lyon striker Moussa Dembele in January if their transfer ban is overturned. The Blues were hit with a two-window ban in February after breaching rules relating to the signing of minors. After an unsuccessful attempt to overturn the ban at FIFA’s appeals committee in April, the Court […]

Pacts, Deals and Non Deals

4 Nov

We’re just a few days into this tinselly General Election and how are we all doing? Are you feeling more Ho Ho Ho or the Grinch Stole Christmas? The media is playing catch-up with the new reality and seems to think its acceptable to have TV debat…

Boxing news: Callum Smith sends message to Canelo, Tyson Fury takes Dillian Whyte’s 2020 mandatory shot at Deontay Wilder

4 Nov

Here is a round-up of the best of today’s boxing news… Callum Smith tells Canelo Alvarez he’s number one at super-middleweight Following Canelo’s light-heavyweight title win over Sergey Kovalev, Smith told Sky Sports: “I think he will come down, whether he goes back to 160lbs or 168lbs, I’ve no idea. “If he comes to 168lbs, I […]

Liverpool chief executive says club have been given assurances LGBT fans will be welcome at Club World Cup

4 Nov

Liverpool have been given assurances that LGBT fans will be welcomed in Qatar for next month’s Club World Cup, says chief executive Peter Moore. Homosexual acts are strictly prohibited in the Gulf State, in line with a number of other Muslim countries. The club already rejected the chance to stay at a five-star hotel in […]

Campaign Round-Up: 38 Days To Go

4 Nov

TORIES Quiet again. Campaign and manifesto launch on Wednesday. Welcomed Brexit Party defection Keeping candidate who said benefit claimants should be ‘put down’ Topline(s): Labour lying about NHS Brexit Party threaten getting Brexit done LABOUR Quiet day. Focussed on NHS. Topline(s) Tories threaten NHS LIB DEM More questions about misleading leaflet bar charts and polls. […]

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On Dave King and Karl Marx

4 Nov

I’m not sure how familiar the Ibrox faithful are with the works of Karl Marx, but it was himself who wrote “History repeats itself, the first as tragedy, then as farce” in his essay The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon published …

Bercow Launches New Speaking Career Before Replacement Even Elected

4 Nov

Bercow spent the final few weeks of his career doing a number of US media interviews, but shying away from external speaking events here at home. That’s all set to change now… Today a co-conspirator received an email from JLA – the UK’s biggest conference and after-dinner speaker agency – advertising their newest client Mr John […]

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UFC news: Dana White begs Chuck Liddell not to fight again, Nate Diaz has 25 stitches after loss, Jorge Masvidal makes UFC 245 claim

4 Nov brings you all the latest news from the world of mixed martial arts… Please don’t Chuck UFC president Dana White is hopeful that Chuck Liddell does not fight again. The ‘Iceman’ is a former light heavyweight champion and his last bout was against rival Tito Ortiz, who he fought under Oscar De La Hoya’s […]

Erling Braut Haaland leaves Man City Facebook group as striker tires of ‘f****** boring’ transfer speculation

4 Nov

Erling Haaland has taken dramatic measures to avoid speculation surrounding his future. The Red Bull Salzburg striker has been impressive form this season, firing in an impressive haul of 22 goals so far this season. It’s therefore no surprise that Haaland, 19, has been linked with some top clubs in Europe including Manchester City and […]