Are the Remain commentariat ignorant or insincere? Or both?

22 Jan

Not long ago there was a vogue for the work of the American experimental psychologist, Professor Jonathan Haidt. The professor writes about the psychology of moral and political beliefs. Part of his thesis is that left-wing and right-wing sentiments are not symmetrical. He says if you get a group of right-leaning folk to write down […]

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Brexit reflections from Douglas Carswell

22 Jan

Here is the latest in our series reflecting on the Brexit process with regular BrexitCentral authors and others who have played an important role in our journey out of the European Union. Here are the answers to our questions from Douglas Carswell, the former Conservative-turned-UKIP MP for Clacton. BC: When did you first come to […]

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Rio Ferdinand says being at Manchester United is ‘embarrassing’ as he empathises with fans leaving early in Burnley defeat

22 Jan

Rio Ferdinand ripped into Manchester United’s recruitment policy in the wake of their 2-0 home defeat to Burnley on Wednesday night. The former defender – a legend at the club who won six league titles there – appeared a combination of angry and upset when speaking immediately after the full-time whistle. United’s hapless performance allowed […]

Manchester United have more Premier League defeats than wins during Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign as manager

22 Jan

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s record as Manchester United boss makes for seriously grim reading following Wednesday night’s 2-0 defeat to Burnley at Old Trafford. The Red Devils suffered their latest embarrassment in front of their home supporters as Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez gave the Clarets a comfortable victory. There was a time when Manchester United […]

Championship results: Fulham and Nottingham Forest both miss out on chances to close Leeds gap with draws against Charlton and Reading

22 Jan

Below is a round-up of Wednesday night’s Championship action… Charlton 0-0 Fulham Fulham’s latest failure to win at a London ground other than Craven Cottage cost them a chance to close to within a point of the Sky Bet Championship’s automatic promotion places following a drab 0-0 draw at Charltion. They had lost each of […]

Premier League RESULTS: Manchester United suffer latest embarrassment, Tottenham finally end winless run, Leicester lose Vardy in West Ham victory

22 Jan

Manchester United fell to new lows at Old Trafford on Wednesday night as Burnley beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men 2-0. The Red Devils suffered their latest embarrassment in front of their home supporters as Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez gave the Clarets a comfortable victory. Meanwhile, Tottenham’s four-match winless run ended on with a 2-1 […]

Brendan Rodgers issues positive injury update on Jamie Vardy after Leicester forward limped off against West Ham

22 Jan

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers cooled fears over Jamie Vardy after the striker limped out of the 4-1 victory over West Ham on Wednesday night. Vardy left the field clutching his hamstring to become the latest Premier League striker to suffer injury in the last month following blows for Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Tammy Abraham. […]

Toxic “Forever Chemicals” Are Likely Polluting Your Water Supply

22 Jan

There are many things in life that we wish would last forever. A great book, beautiful love, warm sunshine, or the smell of fresh flowers in the springtime. Human-made “forever chemicals,” also known as perfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS, are not one of…

Boxing news: Canelo Alvarez reportedly considering Japan fight with Ryota Murata, instead of Callum Smith or Billy Joe Saunders

22 Jan

Canelo Alvarez’s representatives are reportedly in ‘serious talks’ to potentially fight Ryota Murata next. The Mexican star had been expected to challenge one of Britain’s super-middleweight champions, Callum Smith or Billy Joe Saunders, in his upcoming outing, but could now change course. BJS was said to be the frontrunner until the promoters poured cold water […]

Willian Jose: Tottenham target ‘flying to London’ for medical to complete Spurs transfer

22 Jan

Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose is travelling to London for a medical ahead of a move to Tottenham, according to reports. The Brazilian striker reportedly has a release clause of £60million, which Spurs won’t have to pay if they reach an agreement with the La Liga side. Spanish outlet AS claims the 28-year-old will head […]

Union Jack to be Flown Down the Mall to Mark Brexit

22 Jan

The Government has already announced its official plans to commemorate Britain leaving the EU at 11pm on 31st January, however a new victory has been won after minister Nigel Adams signed off on the Union Jack being flown down the Mall to celebrate Brexit. Her Majesty will be delighted given her support for the cause… In […]

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Jurgen Klopp press conference: Liverpool boss has ‘no intention’ of letting any players go this month, explains how Reds can improve and more

22 Jan

Jurgen Klopp has ruled out any of his first-team squad leaving the club between now and the end of the transfer window. Sevilla and Roma both expressed an interest in signing Xherdan Shaqiri, who is currently sidelined, but the Reds have no intention of parting with the former Stoke man anytime soon. Klopp’s men are […]

Watch as college basketball game descends into chaos with punches and chairs thrown between Kansas State and University of Kansas

22 Jan

A college basketball game descended into utter chaos as players from both the University of Kansas and Kansas State University clashed in a huge brawl. The in-state rivals met at Allen Fieldhouse on Tuesday night and tensions were running high before the conclusion of the game, which finished 81-60 to Kansas. But when Silvio de […]

Dods CEO Simon Presswell Steps Down With Immediate Effect

22 Jan

Political publisher Dods said earlier today that its earnings would decline year-on-year yet again. Earnings are expected to fall 20% to £2.8 million from £3.5 million the year before. Presswell lasted 17 months as CEO before falling on sword. Dods blamed uncertainty and the election for the poor performance. Guido expects to have a bumper […]

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Ireland coach Andy Farrell expecting ‘galvanised’ England in Six Nations as Eddie Jones compares Saracens fiasco to family fights

22 Jan

Ireland coach Andy Farrell believes Eddie Jones will use Saracens’ Gallagher Premiership relegation to galvanise England. Premiership Rugby announced last weekend that the reigning English and European champions will be relegated from the Premiership at the end of this season in response to their failure to comply with salary cap regulations for the current campaign. […]

Mino Raiola gives update on Paul Pogba’s future at Manchester United and hints at summer move: ‘The ambition from both parts is not being met’

22 Jan

Mino Raiola has been doing more talking about the future of Paul Pogba at Manchester United. The French midfielder, who is currently out injured, has one year remaining on his contract and rumours continue to link him with a move to Real Madrid this summer. Raiola, the super agent who tried and failed to secure […]