Potters Corner wins Virtual Grand National, computer simulation replaces real race cancelled due to coronavirus crisis

4 Apr

Potters Corner raced to glory at Aintree to win the 2020 Virtual Grand National. With the real race cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the computer simulation certainly captured the imagination, with bookmakers donating all profits to NHS charities. It proved an epic renewal, with the Christian Williams-trained Potters Corner (18-1) clinging on under teenage […]

Premier League chiefs reportedly tell players that clubs stand to lose £1.1billion from coronavirus pandemic, no agreement on wage cuts yet

4 Apr

Premier League chiefs have reportedly told players that their clubs face losing £1.137billion as a result of the coronavirus crisis. A conference call took place on Saturday during which the league gave a presentation to captains and managers. The point of this was to explain why clubs want them to take a 30 per cent […]

Video of Conor McGregor’s bare knuckle fight with Thor aka The Mountain from Game of Thrones before he knocked out Jose Aldo

4 Apr

Despite the obvious disadvantage – a foot in height and around 230Ibs in weight, Conor McGregor’s impromptu sparring session with ‘The Mountain’ from Game of Thrones helped propel the Irishman into the mainstream. Having claimed the interim UFC featherweight title against Chad Mendes in July 2015, an undisputed clash with Jose Aldo, the pound-for-pound king […]

Danny Rose insists Premier League players are happy to take pay cuts – but ‘bizarre’ government criticism has their ‘backs against the wall’

4 Apr

Newcastle defender Danny Rose insists he would have ‘no problem’ contributing some of his wages to those fighting the coronavirus outbreak. But Rose says Premier League players feel their ‘backs are against the wall’ after politicians joined those calling for action. Premier League clubs have proposed wage cuts of around 30 per cent to ease […]

Chelsea hold ‘secret talks’ over deal for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho with Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal all interested

4 Apr

Chelsea have reportedly held secret talks with Philippe Coutinho over a summer transfer. The 27-year-old has been linked with a Premier League return following a dismal time at Barcelona. Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea have all been rumoured to be interested in signing the forward. Spanish publication Sport claim the Blues have stolen a […]

Liverpool place non-playing staff on furlough amid coronavirus crisis – but promise they will receive full pay

4 Apr

Liverpool have placed around 200 of their non-playing staff on furlough due to the ‘unprecedented crisis’ brought about by coronavirus. The Reds become the fifth Premier League club to seek help from the government to cover their wage bill as the Premier League remains suspended. Tottenham, Newcastle, Norwich and Bournemouth are the four clubs who […]