Manchester United took advantage of Manchester City's defeat at Liverpool to close the deficit to 12 points with this accomplished win. It is still a chasm but José Mourinho and co will feel better, and the club will be given a further lift should they secure Alexis Sánchez, with them [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Guardian Premier League
• Local authority moves to overcome project-derailing injunction• Nearby home owners had said stadium threatened ‘right to light'Chelsea's £1bn redevelopment of Stamford Bridge has received further backing after Hammersmith and Fulham council agreed to use statutory powers to overcome an injunction which threatened to derail the project.The west London club [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Guardian Premier League
Live updates from the match at Old TraffordSánchez transfer: City close to walking away in chaseSend Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 8.01pm GMT1 min: It took 35 seconds for United to touch the ball. Then Valencia launches it downfield to nobody, and Stoke have it back again. 8.00pm GMT1 [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Guardian Premier League
Max and the pod talk Liverpool's attacking verve, Arsenal's no-hopers, new arrivals at Wales and Stoke, Cyrille Regis, VAR (again) and Cambridge United's French connectionRate, review, share on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud, Acast and Stitcher, and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and via email.Max Rushden is joined by [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Guardian Premier League
FIFA has confirmed it has submitted questions for Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov. [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Sky Sports World Cup
The pressing by Jürgen Klopp's side was so disciplined that it forced a collective loss of control in the visitors' backlineIt turns out, then, that the formula was simple. All anybody had to do to beat Manchester City was to match them shape for shape, press high up the pitch, [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Guardian Premier League
• Striker says his form means manager does not need to buy another forward• Scott Hogan excels in No 9 role at Nottingham Forest as Villa target secondBuoyed by the confidence a striker feels from goals in successive league games, Scott Hogan believes Steve Bruce would be wasting his money [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Guardian Championship
It is 2009 since Aston Villa last opened the calendar year winning successive games, a testament perhaps to how they have struggled to live up to their illustrious past, but Scott Hogan's first-half goal enabled Steve Bruce's side to climb stealthily up to fourth place in the Championship as Aitor [...]
Sat, Jan 13, 2018
Source: Guardian Championship
Ferguson says referee missed ‘blatant penalty' against PlymouthChampionship leaders Wolves are held as Derby see off Birmingham• A sixth win in eight matches for Gary Rowett's Derby County ensured they remain second in the table. As integral to their hopes of promotion as Rowett is striker Matej Vydra, who bagged [...]
Sat, Jan 13, 2018
Source: Guardian Championship
Cardiff City got their promotion push firmly back on track after clinching a first win in five matches by comfortably dispatching 10-man Sunderland on home turf, courtesy of a second-half double from Callum Paterson and a sweet Joe Ralls strike before Anthony Pilkington completed the rout in stoppage time.For Chris [...]
Sat, Jan 13, 2018
Source: Guardian Championship
Jos Luhukay made a moderately successful start to his tenure at Sheffield Wednesday, with his struggling Owls side holding on for a 0-0 draw at their Steel City neighbours United, despite being reduced to 10 men midway through the second half.The former Stuttgart and Hertha Berlin manager was a surprise [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: Guardian Championship
With the two European Cup winners preparing to meet in the Championship, we spoke to Forest and Villa fans about the glory days and where they are nowBy Copa90 for the Guardian Sport NetworkIn one way Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa is just another fixture in the mammoth, 46-game long [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: Guardian Champions League
England have arranged to host Nigeria and Costa Rica in warm-up friendlies ahead of the 2018 World Cup in June. [...]
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: Sky Sports World Cup
• United increase prices for Champions League last-16 tie to match Sevilla• Old Trafford revenue used to subsidise United fans £35 for tickets in SpainUefa is set to get involved in the ticket prices tit‑for‑tat between Manchester United and Sevilla in the lead-up to their Champions League last-16 tie next [...]
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: Guardian Champions League
Head of the Austrian Football Federation Leo Windtner is under investigation by prosecutors over a payment from FIFA at the time of Sepp Blatter's re-election in 2015. [...]
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: Sky Sports World Cup
Manchester United have pledged to subsidise their fans travelling to Sevilla - by charging Spanish supporters £89 to visit Old Trafford for the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie. [...]
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: Sky Sports Champions League
Antonio Conte has revealed he wants to help new Chelsea signing Ross Barkley earn a place in England's squad for the World Cup in Russia. [...]
Sun, Jan 07, 2018
Source: Sky Sports World Cup
Gareth Southgate must consider taking Andy Carroll to the World Cup if the West Ham striker can stay injury-free, according to former England international Danny Mills. [...]
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
Source: Sky Sports World Cup
Blackpool have signed winger Sanmi Odelusi on loan from Sky Bet Championship side Wigan until the end of the season. [...]
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: Sky Sports Champions League