Barcelona were forced to hold on for a 1-1 draw against Napoli in Italy in the first leg of their Champions League knockout tie, in what was a frustrating evening for Quique Setién on his debut in the competition. Antoine Griezmann scored his first away goal since February 2017 to cancel out Dries Mertens’ fantastic […]
Bayern Munich fans were well and truly rubbing salt into the wounds during their team’s 3-0 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Serge Gnabry struck twice and Lewandowski added a third as the German champions outplayed the Blues and put one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals. And supporters in the away end decided to […]
Manchester City have received a huge boost ahead of their Champions League clash with Real Madrid as Raheem Sterling has been ruled fit to play. The England winger has been missing for City since the beginning of the month with a hamstring injury and his return comes at a crucial time for Pep Guardiola’s side, […]
Serge Gnabry continued his torment of London clubs with a double as ten-man Chelsea lost 3-0 to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash at Stamford Bridge. The former Arsenal man, who scored four goals at Tottenham in the group stages, put the Blues to the sword with two quickfire […]
The prime minister and his top adviser are seeking to centralize power in No. 10.
At tonight’s Women’s Lobby celebration of the centenary of women journalists in parliament there were audible gasps when Caroline Wheeler, the Sunday Times deputy political editor, lamented that there are “more one-eyed male journalists in the Sunday Lobby than there are women”. Stunned ministers and MPs among the two hundred strong crowd. Whilst factually correct, […]
Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, were among nine people killed in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on January 26.The retired NBA legend’s death shocked the sports world and NASCAR was no exception with several drivers pay…
Alonso, who made his highly impressive Indy 500 debut with a McLaren-backed Andretti Autosport entry in 2017, failed to qualify for last year’s 500 in a purely McLaren-run car, and when he ditched his ambassadorial role for the famous Woking, UK-based …
Bayern Munich fans have been filmed appearing to storm the barriers at Stamford Bridge ahead of the Champions League clash with Chelsea. A video showed security staff struggling to control the away fans, who were reportedly trying to avoid being searched upon entry. Scary moment ahead of the Champions League tie this evening in London, […]
Cher believes her show is “still pretty damn good”.
Toni Braxton still sometimes hides her hospital visits from her children.
Deontay Wilder has been medically suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after his defeat by Tyson Fury. The American was under the cosh from the very first bell as Fury lived up to his promise to attack and put his opponent on the back foot – managing to drop the ‘Bronze Bomber’ twice. Wilder […]
A football match in South Africa descended into anarchy this weekend after a fan drove onto the pitch to attack a referee. The crazed fan drove their BMW at breakneck speeds into a crowd of players in attempt to get at the official, circling back after missing the ref on the first attempt. Footage from […]
It’s where avocados are always in season.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has named the same starting XI which beat Tottenham for the Champions League last-16 clash with Bayern Munich. That means the two goalscorers from that 2-1 victory – Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso – retain their places in the team as the German champions visit Stamford Bridge. Tammy Abraham remains on […]
Alonso’s #66 Ruoff Mortgage-sponsored entry will hit the track for the first time in the Indy 500 open test on April 30, and will be race engineered by Craig Hampson, Arrow McLaren SP’s fulltime R&D engineer. He will be teammates with fullime AMSP …
Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Austrian Chancellor Kurz in Downing Street.
He says that this time the talks between the two parties will alternate between Brussels and London.
Interesting conversation on Casement Park on Nolan this morning. The figures and the failed timelines speak loudly enough for themselves for me not to labour the point here on Slugger. Deirdre Hargey as Community Minister has put in a bid for an additional £33 million, bringing the total to £110 million, and dwarfing the money spent on upgrading Ravenhill and Windsor Park (including extra cash need to fix the west stand). Though I want the ex stadium (derelict for seven … Read more
Referee David Coote will not officiate in the Premier League this weekend following his VAR mistake during Chelsea’s victory over Tottenham. PGMOL officials admitted Spurs midfielder Giovani Lo Celso should’ve been sent off at Stamford Bridge on Saturday following a shocking tackle on Cesar Azpilicueta. However, despite Coote’s lengthy check, the Argentine was allowed to […]
Manchester United reportedly want to wrap up a deal for Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish by the end of this month. The Manchester Evening News claims that the Red Devils have identified Grealish as a summer target. They are, however, wary that the midfielder’s price tag could soar if he features for England at Euro […]
Diego Costa once sat on Nathaniel Chalobah after pulling down his pants and exposing his bare backside to the former Chelsea graduate. That’s according to former Blues goalkeeper Marcin Bulka, who joined Paris Saint-Germain this summer after three years in west London. Costa was renowned for being a troublesome and fiery player during his time […]
Five-time champions Barcelona travel to Napoli for the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie tonight. LaLiga giants Barca topped Group F and are now set to go head-to-head Serie A side Napoli who finished behind Liverpool in Group E. This will be the first time these two European heavyweights have faced […]
Chelsea host Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in their Champions League Round of 16 clash tonight. The Blues, who won the Europa League last season, edged out Ajax in the group stage to make it into the knockout phase. Bayern, meanwhile, have been superb in Europe so far this season, topping Group B with six wins […]
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Although WWE are yet to officially confirm the news, the reports that the British Bulldog will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year are everywhere. Couple that with his children visiting WWE headquarters last month and it seems like it’s all but certain we’ll see Davey Boy Smith immortalised. The British Bulldog […]
Oxford City plan to insert a ‘Love Island’ clause into players’ contracts after one of their key defenders went AWOL to go on the reality TV show. Finn Tapp, who was crowned winner of Love Island alongside Paige Turley, did not tell the National League club he was taking part in the show before flying […]
Napoli host Barcelona in the first-leg of their Champions league Round of 16 clash tonight. The Serie A giants finished a point behind Liverpool in Group E and now face the daunting task of facing La Liga champions Barca for a place in the quarter-finals. Barca topped Group F before Christmas and are yet to […]
Ray Parlour has revealed to talkSPORT how fellow Arsenal legend Tony Adams got him in trouble after a night out on the town in Amsterdam. It seems the ‘Romford Pele’ never had the best of luck with pre-season tours during his famous Gunners career. There was that time he got arrested and faced six months […]