Sport

Thursday 24 April 2014
MANCHESTER United’s next manager could face immediate restrictions on his transfer plans as the club’s failure to qualify for the Champions League threatens to restrict their ability to increase the wage bill.
Thursday 24 April 2014
PETER Moores inherits an England set-up in desperate need of a fresh approach – namely a renewed emphasis on free, attacking cricket and players doing more thinking for themselves.
Thursday 24 April 2014
TRAINER William Haggas’s 18-year wait for a second bite at the Investec Derby is over after Our Channel, ridden by Ryan Moore, earned a place in the line-up with victory in yesterday’s Epsom trial.
Thursday 24 April 2014
MANCHESTER City could look to leverage Fifa’s decision to suspend Barcelona’s transfer ban to delay any punishment they incur for possible breaches of European financial fair play (FFP) rules, experts say.
Thursday 24 April 2014
THE FOOTBALL Association yesterday hit Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho with his second misconduct charge of the month, while assistant manager Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires are also set to feel the governing body’s wrath.
Thursday 24 April 2014
PREMIER League leaders Liverpool yesterday announced plans to expand the capacity at their Anfield home to 59,000. Public consultation is scheduled this week on plans to redevelop the Anfield Road and Main Stands.
Thursday 24 April 2014
ENGLAND’S hopes of enticing Manchester United prodigy Adnan Januzaj to represent them failed yesterday when he chose to play for Belgium.
Thursday 24 April 2014
REAL MADRID 1 BAYERN MUNICH 0 REAL Madrid defender Sergio Ramos believes his team cannot afford to rest on their one-goal advantage in Munich next week if they are to reach the Champions League final.
Thursday 24 April 2014
ENGLAND’S new assistant coach Paul Farbrace admitted patriotism made the England and Wales Cricket Board’s job offer too good to resist, following confirmation of his appointment yesterday.
Thursday 24 April 2014
SNOOKER: Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry could be tempted out of retirement, after governing body chief Barry Hearn announced changes to next year’s tournament at the Crucible.
Thursday 24 April 2014
RUGBY UNION: Scotland fly-half Ruaridh Jackson is set to join London Wasps next season. The 26-year-old has won 23 internationals caps and is to leave Glasgow Warriors after six years.
Thursday 24 April 2014
CYCLING: Olympic silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead retained her Road World Cup lead yesterday, finishing second in the Fleche Wallone race in Belgium. The 25-year-old leads Sweden’s Emma Johansson by 160 points with five races remaining.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
ATLETICO MADRID 0 CHELSEA 0 VICTORY at Stamford Bridge next week will send Chelsea into their third consecutive European final, after phase one of Jose Mourinho’s masterplan succeeded in Madrid.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
SRI LANKA coach Paul Farbrace is poised to be confirmed as assistant to new England boss Peter Moores after deciding to leave his current post just three months into a two-year contract.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
TEENAGE tennis star Kyle Edmund has appointed former British No1 Greg Rusedski as his new coach, replacing the Lawn Tennis Association’s Colin Beecher.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
THE FORMER team manager of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, Johan Bruyneel, believes he has been made a “scapegoat” for a series of doping scandals that have rocked the sport after being handed a 10-year ban by the United States Anti-Doping Agen
Wednesday 23 April 2014
ESSEX have signed controversial New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder to play in all formats for the rest of the season.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
MANCHESTER United’s search for a new manager suffered twin blows yesterday when two of the world’s most coveted coaches, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp, both ruled themselves out of the running.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
FORMER Manchester United captain Roy Keane last night laid the blame for manager David Moyes’s sacking squarely at the feet of his players.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho says he will seek permission from senior figures at the club to field a “reserve” team in Sunday’s top of the table clash against Liverpool to maximise their chances of reaching the Champions League final just three d
Wednesday 23 April 2014
SNOOKER: Four-time world champion John Higgins fears he can no longer regularly compete for top honours, following yesterday’s first-round exit to Alan McManus at the Crucible.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
FOOTBALL: Champions League-chasing Everton will be without forward Kevin Mirallas for their final three matches of the season due to a groin injury.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
GOLF: Governing body the Royal and Ancient announced yesterday chief executive Peter Dawson would step down in September 2015 after 16 years in the role.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE ACTION ON INVESTEC DERBY TRIAL DAY AT EPSOM
Tuesday 22 April 2014
TOTTENHAM could face a fight for Holland coach Louis van Gaal after David Moyes’s short and unhappy spell in charge of Manchester United neared its end yesterday.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
IT WAS a trip back to the club where David Moyes made his name that showed him in the least flattering light.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho expects striker Fernando Torres’ to ignore his love for tonight’s Champions League semi-final opponents Atletico Madrid and earn his team a vital first-leg advantage.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
MANCHESTER CITY 3 WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1 MANCHESTER City boss Manuel Pellegrini hopes victory in their final four matches can cause league leaders Liverpool to buckle under pressure.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
HORSE RACING: Jockey Barry Geraghty rode Shutthefrontdoor to a narrow victory in yesterday’s Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. The Jonjo O’Neill-trained favourite beat Golden Wonder by three quarters of a length, with Saoirse Dun third.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
ATHLETICS: Olympic silver medallist Meb Keflezighi became the first American to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 yesterday. Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo won the women’s race in a course record 2:18.57.
Tuesday 22 April 2014
SWIMMING: Winner of six Paralympic medals Ellie Simmonds won 400m freestyle gold on the final day of the British Para-Swimming International in Glasgow, securing qualification to August’s European Championships.
Thursday 17 April 2014
MANCHESTER CITY 2 SUNDERLAND 2
Thursday 17 April 2014
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE director of cricket Mick Newell believes this may be his last shot at the England job, after he was formally interviewed for the post yesterday at Lord’s.
Thursday 17 April 2014
1993: LORENZO Bruno Nero Dallaglio represents England during the World Sevens at Murrayfield, aged 20 and still two and half years away from a full England cap.
Thursday 17 April 2014
WORLD’S most expensive player Gareth Bale repaid a chunk of his fee last night with a dazzling individual goal to snatch the Copa Del Rey for Real Madrid in the final’s dying moments.
Thursday 17 April 2014
LIVERPOOL are sweating over the fitness of striker Daniel Sturridge as they look to clinch their first topflight title for 24 years.
Thursday 17 April 2014
EVERTON 2 CRYSTAL PALACE 3 EVERTON manager Roberto Martinez blamed stage-fright after Crystal Palace delivered a huge blow to his side’s bid to qualify for the Champions League last night.
Thursday 17 April 2014
CRICKET: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen will miss Delhi Daredevils’ first match of the new Indian Premier League season today with a finger injury.
Thursday 17 April 2014
TENNIS: Stars Andy Murray, Martina Navratilova and Tim Henman are to play fundraising matches in support of former British No1 Elena Baltacha.
Thursday 17 April 2014
ATHLETICS: Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was hit by four bullets in quick succession on the night she died, a forensics expert told a court yesterday.
Wednesday 16 April 2014
ARSENAL 3 WEST HAM UNITED 1 ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger saluted a “perfect touch” from Olivier Giroud last night after the striker’s return to form helped earn his side a comeback win and reignited their Champions League charge.
Wednesday 16 April 2014
EVERTON manager Roberto Martinez has laughed off speculation that promising England midfielder Ross Barkley could make a £38m cross-city move to Liverpool.
Wednesday 16 April 2014
MANCHESTER City boss Manuel Pellegrini has rallied his team ahead of tonight’s clash with bottom club Sunderland, insisting his players still believe they can catch Premier League title rivals Liverpool.
Wednesday 16 April 2014
PARALYMPIC star Oscar Pistorius has told of the moment he broke down his bathroom door and discovered the lifeless body of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Wednesday 16 April 2014
Reformed character Danny Care opens up to Josh Richards about his long wait to play a World Cup
Wednesday 16 April 2014
FOOTBALL: Merseyside marked the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster yesterday by ringing the city’s church bells 96 times, once for each fan who died at the FA Cup semi-final.
Wednesday 16 April 2014
BOXING: A further 20,000 tickets for May’s rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves at Wembley Stadium are to go on sale, taking capacity to 80,000. No sale date has been given yet.
Tuesday 15 April 2014
FORMULA ONE boss Bernie Ecclestone has revealed plans to recruit a head of sponsorship this month and denied reports that he is plotting a takeover.
Tuesday 15 April 2014
MANCHESTER City are expected to find out this week whether they face punishment under European financial fair play (FFP) rules.
Tuesday 15 April 2014
NEWLY-CROWNED double Masters champion Bubba Watson has warned Europe that his next goal is to reclaim the Ryder Cup for the United States at Gleneagles this year.

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