Millwall victory over Reading marred after reports of homophobic chanting at The Den as stadium announcer relays message to fans

18 Jan

Second-half goals from Matt Smith and Jon Dadi Bodvarsson earned Millwall a 2-0 win over Reading – but the game at The Den was marred by incidents of homophobic chanting Smith’s powerful strike gave Millwall the lead before Bodvarsson came off the bench to secure all three points, continuing the Lions’ superb form under Gary […]

Saracens’ worst fears realised as Premiership Rugby announces club will be RELEGATED at end of season for salary cap breaches

18 Jan

Saracens will be relegated from the top flight of English rugby at the end of the 2019/20 season. The club were deducted 35 points and fined £5.3million in November having breaching the salary cap regulations for the past three seasons. Darren Childs, chief executive of Premiership Rugby, said: “Premiership Rugby is prepared to take strong […]

Chelsea fail to strengthen top four bid as Blues suffer sickening stoppage-time defeat at Newcastle

18 Jan

Chelsea gave the likes of Manchester United the opportunity to close the gap on them in fourth after suffering a gut-wrenching 1-0 defeat at Newcastle. Isaac Hayden’s stoppage-time header gave Steve Bruce’s men the unlikely win in a game that lacked clear-cut chances and quality in general. The Blues will now be hoping for nearest […]

Watch as Erling Haaland scores 20-minute hat-trick in dream debut for Borussia Dortmund

18 Jan

Erling Haaland enjoyed a debut to remember as he scored a 20-minute hat-trick to lead new club Borussia Dortmund to an incredible victory at Augsburg. The 19-year-old €20million signing started on the bench but was thrown into the action after 56 minutes with his side trailing 3-1. The Norwegian took just three minutes to open […]

Paul Gascoigne reveals he spent £20,000 on anti-alcohol pellets sewn into his stomach that makes him sick when he drinks a lot

18 Jan

Paul Gascoigne has revealed he spent £20,000 getting anti-alcohol pellets sewn into his stomach that make him feel sick if he drinks. The England legend went to Australia for the operation in 2018, having suffered from alcoholism for decades. ‘Gazza’, as he’s affectionately known, described himself as a ‘connoisseur of rehabs’ and is thought to […]

Listen as angry fans protest VAR during Watford vs Tottenham match by chanting ‘it’s not football anymore’ and ‘f**k VAR’

18 Jan

Tottenham and Watford supporters united their voices to protest against VAR during their Premier League clash on Saturday. The introduction of Video Assistant Referee technology in the Premier League has caused widespread controversy and public outcry this season. Fans, managers and players have all been left fuming by VAR at times this term but a […]

Championship RESULTS: Brentford fail to take advantage of Leeds slip up, Rhian Brewster scores first Swansea goal, Sheffield Wednesday trounced at home

18 Jan

Brentford missed a golden chance to close the gap on second-placed Leeds as the Bees could only manage a draw at lowly Huddersfield. Leeds suffered a surprise defeat at QPR in the lunchtime kick-off, meaning Brentford would be just three points off the automatic promotion spots with a win. But Thomas Frank’s men could only […]

Premier League RESULTS: Liverpool make it 13 Premier League wins in a row, Chelsea suffer sickening late defeat, Tottenham and Arsenal draw

18 Jan

Liverpool made it 13 Premier League wins in a row as they beat their arch nemesis Manchester United 2-0 at Anfield on Sunday afternoon. Jurgen Klopp’s men are now 16 points clear at the top after goals from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah downed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men. Elsewhere on Sunday, Burnley fought back […]

Chelsea receive boost ahead of Newcastle clash as N’Golo Kante returns from injury to start – but Mateo Kovacic is left out again

18 Jan

Chelsea have been boosted by the return of N’Golo Kante ahead of their Premier League clash with Newcastle – LIVE on talkSPORT. The Frenchman suffered the latest blow of his injury stricken season last week as a hamstring injury ruled him out of the 3-0 victory over Burnley. But Kante is fit to start at […]

‘Sadio Mane is happy to stay at Liverpool although I can see Mohamed Salah itching to change things up’, claims former Red

18 Jan

Sadio Mane moving to Real Madrid would make sense but Mohamed Salah could leave Liverpool before him. This is the view of former Red Jason McAteer, who believes the ‘Egyptian King’ could go as early as next summer. Senegal star Mane has been Liverpool’s standout player this season, having scored 15 goals in all competitions. […]

From Sadio Mane’s comforting words to man-of-the-match against Tottenham, Watford’s record signing Ismaila Sarr is beginning to look the part

18 Jan

‘Take care of my boy’ were the words Sadio Mane uttered to Troy Deeney about close friend Ismaila Sarr in a post-match conversation after Watford’s 2-0 defeat to Liverpool in December. Care is something Sarr has received in abundance since, not just from his teammates, but from Hornets head coach Nigel Pearson. Under the new […]

Five reasons why Belfast really is a wonderful town…

18 Jan

I got punted this piece from Ireland Before You Die about a week or so ago. It lays out why Belfast is better than Dublin. Much as I love the town of my birth, I’m not sure I go along with that, but they do nail almost all the things there is to love about the place… 1, Natural Beauty… Yep. And there’s no better way to appreciate it than arriving than sailing up the Belfast Lough on the Liverpool … Read more

Leeds United stumble in Championship title race against QPR as Patrick Bamford misses penalty and Kalvin Phillips sees red

18 Jan

Leeds United missed the chance to go top of the Championship table after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday afternoon. After Fulham claimed all three points at home to Middlesbrough on Friday night, the Whites knew they could push away from the dreaded Play-Off places and leapfrog West Bromwich Albion before […]

Tottenham get rare clean sheet thanks to Paulo Gazzaniga but winless run continues with goalless draw at Watford

18 Jan

Paulo Gazzaniga came to Tottenham’s rescue by saving Troy Deeney’s penalty during a 0-0 draw with Watford at Vicarage Road. With Hugo Lloris close to returning from injury, Gazzaniga produced his biggest contribution since replacing the Spurs goalkeeper to give Jose Mourinho a rare clean sheet. Tottenham kept the opposition out for just the second […]