Aston Villa held by Leicester City after Kelechi Iheanacho goal in Carabao Cup semi-final clash as Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings star for Villans

8 Jan

Leicester City were held to a 1-1 draw by Midlands rivals Aston Villa on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Caraba Cup semi-final. Although much of the pre-match focus was on the impending battle between Jack Grealish and James Maddison and the return of Jamie Vardy, it was an unlikely source who opened […]

Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Crisis

8 Jan

We’re in a mental health crisis. It certainly feels like that when five people died by suicide during the Christmas period and mental illness continues to claim the lives of people we love in 2020. There is much to struggle with in these recent deaths. An 11 year old child. Parents of young children. For anyone who hasn’t experienced mental and emotional pain so deep and chronic that it disorders your thinking and twists your reality, such events are utterly … Read more

Chelsea make bid for Benfica wonderkid Gedson Fernandes – but sources in Portugal suggest West Ham still in control

8 Jan

Chelsea have made a bid for Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes, according to reports. The 20-year-old has attracted the attention of a host of Premier League clubs after his sparkling form during the embryonic stages of his career. Everton and Manchester United have enquired about Fernandes’ availability, but it was understood West Ham United were in […]

Boxing news: Anthony Joshua opens up on battle with anxiety during his ring walks as he admits ‘I’ll always have that passion’ for fighting

8 Jan

Anthony Joshua has admitted he just has ‘to deal with the anxiety’ he experiences during his ring walks before fights. The Watford-born fighter reclaimed his world heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia last month with a commanding display against Andy Ruiz Jr. The rematch with the Mexican came about after a stunning upset win in New […]

Ursula von der Leyen | Old friends, new beginnings: building another future for the EU-UK partnership

8 Jan

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, gave a speech at LSE on 8 January 2020. It is a great pleasure to be back here at the London School of Economics – a place which brings back so many happy memories for me. The year I spent here taught me so much … Continued

Doohan, Fittipaldi secure HWA F3 seats

8 Jan

HWA initiated its first customer programme and junior single-seater foray in FIA F3 last year, Hughes taking seventh in the drivers’ standings as the team finished fifth in the teams’ points.Hughes, 25, returns to head the line-up alongside Fittipaldi …

At Home with the Thunbergs

8 Jan

When Greta’s away the Thunberg’s come out to play. #OnlyanExcuse streaming now on @BBCiPlayer https://t.co/GoBsS5iHaw pic.twitter.com/qsz4j3r50Y — BBC Scotland (@BBCScotland) January 1, 2020 The annual Scottish comedy sketch show ‘Only an Excuse’ is back with a great sketch from the perspective of Greta’s parents. The show mocks most of the last year’s events including Extinction Rebellion – […]

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From Jermain Defoe to James Maddison – Every Premier League club’s best January signing in January transfer window

8 Jan

The January transfer window has arrived and clubs around Europe are starting to do business. In the Premier League, pace-setters Liverpool have already signed Takumi Minamino from Red Bull Salzburg in a bargain £7.25million deal, while Danny Drinkwater completed a loan move to Aston Villa from Chelsea after an unsuccessful six month stint with Burnley. Some […]