Boris’s New Cabinet in Full

13 Feb

The Government has now released a summary of cabinet appointments so far. Keep up to date with further hirings and firings on our continually-updating live blog… PM: Boris Johnson Chancellor: Rishi Sunak FCO & First Secretary of State: Dominic Raab Home Secretary: Priti Patel Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Michael Gove Lord Chancellor: Robert Buckland Defence Secretary: Ben Wallace Health Secretary: Matt […]

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Chelsea reportedly plotting shock move for Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson as Kepa Arrizabalaga replacement

13 Feb

Chelsea are reportedly considering a shock bid for Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson. Blues No.1 Kepa Arrizabalaga has been underperforming this season, leading to rumours Frank Lampard has ran out of patience with him. The Spaniard cost £71.6million when he signed from Athletic Bilbao in August 2018 and made a decent start at Stamford Bridge. […]

Former Premier League referee Bobby Madley to make return to English game in League One and League Two

13 Feb

Referee Bobby Madley will make a return to refereeing in England, the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) has confirmed. The former Premier League official revealed in a post on therefereesworld.blogspot.com that he had accepted the opportunity to be a National List Referee again. Back in August 2018, the PGMOL confirmed he had quit the […]

Padraig Harrington feared he would have to fight spectator to defend Rory McIlroy after tensions flared at 2016 Ryder Cup in USA

13 Feb

Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington was scared he would have to fight a fan to defend Rory McIlroy at the 2016 tournament. The incident occurred the last time the biennial clash took place across the pond, at Hazeltine Golf Course, Minnesota, where one member of the crowd was baiting McIlroy. In an interview with […]

Boxing news: Tyson Fury vows to knock out Deontay Wilder in round TWO of rematch, claims Bronze Bomber’s punch ‘ain’t that bad’

13 Feb

Tyson Fury wants to knock Deontay Wilder out in the second round of their hotly-anticipated heavyweight world title rematch. The pair’s first meeting in December 2018 ended in a controversial draw in a contest many felt the Gypsy King was unfortunate not to win. Now he has the chance to exact revenge on 22 February. […]

Man charged with Lyra McKee murder accused of ‘picking up bullet casings’ at fatal riot, court hears

13 Feb

A man charged with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee is accused of picking up casings from the bullets used to kill her, a court has heard. There were scuffles outside Londonderry Magistrates’ Court between police and supporters of Paul McIntyre (pictured) today. The 52-year-old was remanded in custody following the hearing. McKee, 29, was shot … Continue reading “Man charged with Lyra McKee murder accused of ‘picking up bullet casings’ at fatal riot, court hears”

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Brandon Lewis is the new NI Secretary…

13 Feb

Brandon Lewis becomes the fourth Northern Ireland secretary in four years. Who he I hear you ask? From his Wikipedia entry: Brandon Kenneth Lewis CBE PC (born 20 June 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician who has served as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland since the February 2020 cabinet reshuffle. Lewis previously served as Minister for Security and Deputy for EU Exit from 2019 to 2020, and Chairman of the Conservative Party and Minister without Portfolio from 2018 … Read more