Sport

Friday 29 August 2014
NEW Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock insists he has a debt to pay as his second stint at the club begins with a trip to Newcastle tomorrow.
Friday 29 August 2014
UNDERSTATED Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has dampened expectations ahead of British record signing Angel di Maria’s potential debut at Burnley tomorrow.
Friday 29 August 2014
EIGHTH seed Ana Ivanovic crashed out of the US Open after suffering a shock second-round defeat to Czech Karolina Pliskova yesterday.
Friday 29 August 2014
1986: BRITAIN’S Daley Thompson leaves rival Jurgen Hingsen trailing in the 110m hurdles on his way to winning the decathlon at the
Friday 29 August 2014
FOLLOWING in the footsteps of former Miami Heat standard bearer and the most famous player on the planet LeBron James might seem a daunting prospect, but not for transatlantic basketball star Luol Deng.
Friday 29 August 2014
AFTER the high of a Test series win, it’s been another week to forget for England captain Alastair Cook.
Friday 29 August 2014
SCOTLAND’S Stephen Gallacher faces an uphill task in his bid to snatch a Ryder Cup place after starting the Italian Open with a level par round of 72 – six shots off the lead.
Friday 29 August 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS TOTTENHAM V LIVERPOOL AND EVERTON V CHELSEA “WE’VE sold Elvis but bought the Beatles,” was how former Tottenham striker Garth Crooks memorably described last summer’s transfer dealings at White Hart Lane.
Friday 29 August 2014
CHELSEA have begun the season in ominous style with back-to-back wins getting them off to a perfect start.
Thursday 28 August 2014
ARSENAL 1 BESIKTAS 0 Arsenal win 1-0 on aggregate
Thursday 28 August 2014
CRYSTAL Palace are expected to hand new manager Neil Warnock money to spend before Monday’s transfer deadline after appointing the veteran boss for a second time yesterday.
Thursday 28 August 2014
QPR’S sluggish start to the campaign ground to a pedestrian pace after Harry Redknapp’s side crashed out of the Capital One Cup following a shock second-round defeat at League Two Burton Albion last night.
Thursday 28 August 2014
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino insists the defensive flexibility provided by the signing of Federico Fazio is imperative if Spurs are to remain durable this season.
Thursday 28 August 2014
CONFESSION time: I must admit I did not think Manchester City would get stronger this season, given their modest summer business, but after just two games I may have to eat my words.
Thursday 28 August 2014
DEFLATED England skipper Alastair Cook refused to pull any punches after his side wilted under a brutal onslaught from world champions India during a 133-run thrashing in the second one-day international at Cardiff yesterday.
Thursday 28 August 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray will be sticking to his game-plan irrespective of a first-round wobble when he returns to US Open action against German qualifier Matthias Bachinger today.
Wednesday 27 August 2014
MK DONS 4 MANCHESTER UNITED 0
Wednesday 27 August 2014
BRITISH No1 Heather Watson set her sights on consolatory doubles success after being dumped out of the US Open singles draw in the first round by Romanian Sorana Cirstea.
Wednesday 27 August 2014
MANAGER Arsene Wenger is banking on Arsenal’s Champions League pedigree giving them an edge in tonight’s make-or-break play-off clash against Besiktas at Emirates Stadium.
Wednesday 27 August 2014
IT WAS meant to be a day to rekindle optimism among Manchester United fans, with confirmation of the British record £59.7m signing of Angel di Maria.
Wednesday 27 August 2014
OLD foes Sheffield United returned to haunt West Ham after Ecuador striker Enner Valencia’s missed spot-kick sent Nigel Clough’s side through to the Capital One Cup third round at Upton Park last night.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
MANCHESTER CITY 3 LIVERPOOL 1
Tuesday 26 August 2014
WORLD Cup-winning captain Katy McLean is confident full-time contracts will keep English rugby at the top of the women’s game after the sport’s governing body confirmed top female players will be paid for the first time.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
ITALY striker Mario Balotelli savoured his return to English football last night and revealed his regret at quitting the Premier League for an 18-month spell at AC Milan.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
MANCHESTER UNITED were last night attempting to finalise the British record signing of Argentina winger Angel di Maria in a deal that would take the club’s summer spending close to the £140m mark.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
GRITTY Andy Murray admits he was unsure whether the best strategy was to stick or twist after being engulfed by cramp, but powered through to beat Holland’s Robin Haase and avoid a shock first-round exit at the US Open at Flushing Meadows yesterda
Tuesday 26 August 2014
FORMER world No1 Tiger Woods insists he is in no hurry to find a new coach after bringing to an end his four-year partnership with Canadian Sean Foley yesterday.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
IF STEPHEN Gallacher needs any further inspiration in his last-ditch attempt to qualify for a first Ryder Cup then he need look no further than fellow Briton Jamie Donaldson.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
FORMER spinner Graeme Swann is adamant England have no chance of lifting next year’s World Cup and insists there needs to be a cull of players scarred by the negativity of previous regimes.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
FORMULA One drivers’ championship leader Nico Rosberg has denied Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s claim that the German admitted to causing a crash with the Briton at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Friday 22 August 2014
LIVERPOOL could hand Mario Balotelli a debut in Monday’s top-of-the-table Premier League clash against former club Manchester City after closing in on a £16m deal for the controversial AC Milan star yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
FORGOTTEN man Matt Prior is refusing to bow out of the international picture and intends to fight for the billing of England’s No1 wicketkeeper with highly-rated newcomer Jos Buttler.
Friday 22 August 2014
WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson moved closer to sealing a European Ryder Cup place after posting a first round 66 to hold a one-shot lead in the Czech Masters yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
AEL 1 TOTTENHAM 2 TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino praised the impact of his super subs as Spurs overturned a half-time deficit to secure a narrow first-leg lead in their Europa League qualifier against AEL last night.
Friday 22 August 2014
UNDER-SIEGE former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has denied accusations he is racist, sexist and homophobic and insists the offensive messages he did send – which dashed his hopes of landing the Crystal Palace job – were isolated cases.
Friday 22 August 2014
TRAINER Aidan O’Brien enjoyed a second major success in as many days at York yesterday when 8-1 shot Tapestry shocked 1-5 favourite Taghrooda to win the Darley Yorkshire Oaks.
Friday 22 August 2014
FORMER Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will face Holland’s Robin Haase in the first round of the US Open, which starts at Flushing Meadows on Monday.
Friday 22 August 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS TODAY’S ACTION AT YORK ON day three of the Ebor meeting, York plays host to two races within the QIPCO British Champions Series, the first being the Group Two Lonsdale Cup (2:30pm).
Friday 22 August 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS THE PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION AND BILL ESDAILE GIVES US HIS RACING BETS FOR TOMORROW
Friday 22 August 2014
THE final day of York’s Ebor meeting features the richest handicap in Europe and the festival’s punting highlight, the Betfred Ebor (3:50pm).
Thursday 21 August 2014
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino is focused on the bigger picture as Spurs take their first step towards securing Europa League football this season with a first-leg qualifier against AEL in Cyprus tonight.
Thursday 21 August 2014
BARCELONA could yet embark on another spending spree before next month’s deadline despite having their appeal against a year-long transfer embargo upheld yesterday.
Thursday 21 August 2014
CARETAKER manager Keith Millen looks increasingly likely to take charge of Crystal Palace’s Premier League match with West Ham on Saturday after negotiations with leading candidate Malky Mackay stalled yesterday.
Thursday 21 August 2014
FORMER world No1 John McEnroe believes next week’s US Open will provide a telling indication of the progress Britain’s Andy Murray has made under new coach Amelie Mauresmo.
Thursday 21 August 2014
ARSENAL midfielder Jack Wilshere expects the imminent return of the club’s World Cup-winning Germany stars to boost the Gunners as they approach a testing spell.
Thursday 21 August 2014
QPR boss Harry Redknapp believes new recruit Leroy Fer ticks plenty of boxes after the former Norwich City midfielder put pen to paper yesterday and moved to Loftus Road for a fee said to be £8m.
Thursday 21 August 2014
CELTIC are in pole position to qualify for the Champions League group stages for the third consecutive season after Callum McGregor scored the all-important away goal as the Bhoys drew 1-1 with Slovenian side NK Maribor last night.
Thursday 21 August 2014
IN ALL sport winning is a habit and, though the personnel will be slightly different, the emphatic manner in which England won the Test series means it will be extremely hard for India to reverse that trend in the one-day series, which starts on M
Thursday 21 August 2014
AUSTRALIA is likely to be aimed at next month’s Irish Champion Stakes after the dual Derby winner underlined his class by claiming the Juddmonte International Stakes at York yesterday.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
BESIKTAS 0 ARSENAL 0

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