Brexit reflections from Mark Francois

16 Jan

Here is the latest in our series reflecting on the Brexit process with regular BrexitCentral authors and and others who have played an important role in our journey out of the European Union. Here are the answers to our questions from Conservative MP Mark Francois, who is Deputy Chairman of the European Research Group. BC: […]

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The Welsh Tories provide a positive alternative to Labour’s anti-Brexit politicking in Cardiff Bay

16 Jan

Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, architect of Welsh Labour’s General Election debacle, will apparently stick with their “basic message”. Welsh Labour’s campaign had an “unreservedly and enthusiastically” Remain stamp. And at last week’s Questions to the First Minister, he claimed he was right to campaign for a second referendum as “Wales’ future was better off […]

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Boxing news: Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk meeting takes place as AJ posts public picture

16 Jan

Anthony Joshua sat down with Oleksandr Usyk’s promotional representatives for a meeting on Thursday in London. The unified heavyweight world champion held talks alongside his promoter Eddie Hearn (who also co-promotes Usyk), his manager Freddie Cunningham and Usyk’s K2 promoter Alex Krassyuk at the Dorchester Hotel in Mayfair. After the meeting, AJ did something fairly […]

Blood is Thicker than Dreams

16 Jan

Hey, do you want to come winter camping with a fat old Unionist? We are talking next week, in the probably sleet peppered rain and fierce wind in the remote Hebrides. Best to bring your own tent whisky and porridge, oh and bike. You have to be a photog…

Chelsea youngster Reece James signs new contract to stay at club until summer 2025

16 Jan

Chelsea youngster Reece James has signed a new five-and-a-half-year contract to keep him at Stamford Bridge until summer 2025. talkSPORT understands the 20-year-old has agreed a deal worth £100,000 a week after a breakthrough campaign which has seen him establish himself as a first-team regular. The right-back has followed Fikayo Tomori, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Mason Mount, […]

Derby charged by EFL for recording losses under Financial Fair Play rules, face possible points deduction

16 Jan

Derby have been charged by the English Football League for recording losses in excess of the permitted amounts under Financial Fair Play rules. The Championship club face a possible points deduction because, following a review of their profitability and sustainability submissions, league chiefs ruled that the Rams were in breach of regulations for the three-year […]

Paul Pogba’s transfer to Real Madrid will not be affected by Federico Valverde, claims Frenchman’s brother

16 Jan

Federico Valverde’s rise will not stop Manchester United star Paul Pogba’s transfer to Real Madrid. This is the view of Pogba’s brother, Mathias, who assured Los Blancos fans that the 26-year-old is still set on a move to the Bernabeu. Valverde captured the hearts of Real Madrid supporters with a last ditch foul on Atletico […]