‘F*** me, you can see his f****** bone!’ – Shane Long reacts in shock to Southampton teammate James Ward Prowse’s leg injury in Tottenham clash

5 Feb

Southampton fans can breathe a sigh of relief after confirmation that James Ward-Prowse only suffered a deep cut to his leg in Wednesday night’s FA Cup fourth-round replay defeat at Tottenham. The Saints midfielder was taken off on a stretcher and given oxygen after being caught on the right leg by a late challenge from Ryan […]

Heung-min Son completes Spurs turnaround with late penalty as Jose Mourinho’s men battle past Southampton in five-goal thriller

5 Feb

Tottenham edged past Southampton in a five-goal thriller on Wednesday night to set up a fifth-round FA Cup tie with Premier League strugglers Norwich. Southampton started brightly with efforts from Danny Ings and Nathan Redmond but it was the home side who took the lead after 12 minutes. Neat interplay between Lucas Moura and Son […]

Eddie Jones has ‘let England down’ and MUST be sacked, according to former Saracens scrum-half Kyran Bracken

5 Feb

Former Saracens scrum-half Kyran Bracken insists Eddie Jones has ‘let England down’ and needs to be replaced. The Australian led the Red Rose to the World Cup final in Japan just three months ago, but his abrasive style and stubborn nature is wearing thin with former players and pundits. Jones was particularly vocal in the […]

Chelsea and Manchester United were never on Edinson Cavani’s radar, claims Paris Saint-Germain striker’s mother

5 Feb

Edinson Cavani had no intention of joining either Chelsea or Manchester United in the winter transfer window, according to the Paris Saint-Germain forward’s mother. The 32-year-old, who has only six months remaining on his contract at the French champions, had been expected to leave the Parc des Princes in January amid interest from a host […]

More Cabinet Reshuffle Rumours

5 Feb

Guido’s article yesterday collating the various speculative mumblings of the reshuffle rumour mill was given more weight than it perhaps deserved, such is the scarcity of hard information. Pretending to know anything for certain based on the mutterings floating around the corridors of the powerless is a mug’s game. MPs were coalescing around the prediction […]

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Shake-up at Murdoch newspapers as Sun editor Tony Gallagher moves to Times

5 Feb

Sun editor Tony Gallagher has moved to News UK stablemate the Times to take up the recently vacated deputy editor role and is replaced at the daily tabloid by Sun on Sunday editor Victoria Newton. Keith Poole, digital editor at the Sun, has been promoted to deputy editor, completing a senior editorial shake-up at the … Continue reading “Shake-up at Murdoch newspapers as Sun editor Tony Gallagher moves to Times”

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Borussia Dortmund chief issues Jadon Sancho transfer update amid Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool links

5 Feb

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has revealed the Bundesliga giants have received no approaches from any clubs regarding their prized asset Jadon Sancho. The 19-year-old has attracted plenty of headlines once more this season, scoring 17 goals in 33 appearances across all competitions. Sancho’s latest strike, in a 5-0 win over Union Berlin, meant […]

BBC News and Mail Online made up half of time spent on news websites during election campaign, report finds

5 Feb

BBC News and Mail Online together accounted for almost half of all time spent on news websites by UK adults during the six-week general election campaign, according to a new report. The BBC made up 28 per cent of the time spent on UK news websites leading up to the snap election, while Mail Online … Continue reading “BBC News and Mail Online made up half of time spent on news websites during election campaign, report finds”

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Tottenham’s January transfer plan fell through as striker target Krzysztof Piatek’s wife did not want to live in London

5 Feb

Reports in Germany say Krzysztof Piatek’s proposed January move to Tottenham didn’t go through – because of his wife. According to SportBild, Piatek’s other half was reluctant to move to London despite Spurs’ interest in the striker, as she wanted to be closer to home. This resulted in Piatek eventually sealing a transfer to Hertha […]

New Manchester United signing Odion Ighalo reveals he took pay cut to complete ‘dream’ transfer to Old Trafford

5 Feb

Lifelong Manchester United fan Odion Ighalo had no hesitation taking a pay cut to complete his dream deadline day move to Old Trafford. After the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez last summer, United found themselves down to the bare bones in terms of attacking talent at the start of 2020 when Marcus Rashford […]

Tyler Roberts claims Leeds squad ‘know they are the best in the Championship’ and ‘deserve’ promotion to the Premier League

5 Feb

Tyler Roberts insists the Leeds United squad ‘know’ they are the best team in the Championship and ‘deserve’ to be in the Premier League next season. The Whites have seen their sizeable advantage at the top of the table completely eradicated after a run of just two wins in their past 10 matches. Marcelo Bielsa’s […]

E-cigarettes are harmful to health

5 Feb

Globally, there are 1.1 billion adult smokers, 60% of them want or intend to quit. Much has been written and said about the potential of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) such as e-cigarettes to help tobacco users quit. While the evidence is …