Sport

Monday 20 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray boosted his chances reaching the ATP World Tour Finals in London after recovering from a set down to beat David Ferrer in the Erste Open final in Vienna yesterday.
Monday 20 October 2014
I bumped into Sam Allardyce last week and I’m really pleased that the players he brought in over the summer have been able to take the club to the next level.
Monday 20 October 2014
STOKE CITY 2 SWANSEA CITY 1 STOKE boss Mark Hughes believes Swansea counterpart Garry Monk showed the hallmarks of inexperience after accusing Victor Moses of cheating during his side’s loss in the Potteries yesterday.
Monday 20 October 2014
FORTHRIGHT Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has urged his side to develop a ruthless streak ahead of their clash with West Brom at the Hawthorns tonight.
Monday 20 October 2014
FORMER British Lions prop Matt Stevens insists England’s World Cup destiny does not hinge on landing knockout blows and toppling the world’s best during the upcoming autumn internationals.
Friday 17 October 2014
FORMER England prop Matt Stevens believes head coach Stuart Lancaster should consider waiving the rules on selecting only domestic-based players for international duty in the notable case of back-row forward Steffon Armitage.
Friday 17 October 2014
Former Newcastle manager Chris Hughton is on a three-man shortlist to succeed the sacked Felix Magath in the Fulham dugout.
Friday 17 October 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS THE BEST OF THE WEEKEND’S PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Friday 17 October 2014
LAST year’s second-place finish in the Premier League seems a distant memory for Liverpool, who have comprehensively failed to replace the goals and all-round impact of Luis Suarez.
Friday 17 October 2014
TOTAL goal minutes are one of the most popular and exciting markets that Sporting Index offer on football. It’s a prediction on the aggregate total minutes of each goal scored in a match.
Friday 17 October 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS TOMORROW’S QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY AT ASCOT QIPCO British Champions Day has been a tremendous success and although the ground is set to be testing tomorrow, the action still promises to be enthralling.
Friday 17 October 2014
QIPCO British Champions Day will be fantastic, but what about winners? Michael Owen, Qipco British Champions Day brand ambassador, has helped to mark your card.
Thursday 16 October 2014
BRITISH No1 Andy Murray’s hopes of playing in next month’s ATP World Tour Finals in London could be set for a major boost amid increasing uncertainty over the participation of injured Rafael Nadal.
Thursday 16 October 2014
FORMER England vice-captain Frank Lampard became the latest player to speak out in defence Raheem Sterling yesterday after the Liverpool winger complained of fatigue ahead of England’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Estonia on Sunday.
Thursday 16 October 2014
DEATH threats directed towards banned Wigan prop Ben Flower following his Super League Grand Final dismissal for punching St Helens’ Lance Hohaia were last night being investigated by police.
Thursday 16 October 2014
JAILED footballer Ched Evans could be in line to resume his football career on release from prison after Blades boss Nigel Clough confirmed he has held preliminary talks with Brammall Lane bosses regarding the striker’s return.
Thursday 16 October 2014
SERBIA and Albania’s football associations were yesterday charged by European chiefs after violent scenes caused the abandonment of Tuesday’s Euro 2016 qualifier between the two nations in Belgrade.
Thursday 16 October 2014
SPORTS minister Helen Grant has warned England’s football clubs not to take their supporters’ loyalty for granted following evidence of the growing cost of attending matches.
Thursday 16 October 2014
FORMULA One team Marussia have angrily denied suggestions that driver Jules Bianchi was asked to bend rules and speed up just before his crash at the Japanese Grand Prix earlier this month.
Thursday 16 October 2014
THE PARENTS of Reeva Steenkamp have declined to testify against Oscar Pistorius at the Paralympic star’s sentencing hearing for the fatal shooting of their daughter.
Thursday 16 October 2014
FORWARD-THINKING Wasps boss Dai Young is confident the club’s controversial move to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena will keep stars such as England lock Joe Launchbury away from the clutches of more successful rivals.
Thursday 16 October 2014
DEFENDING champion Graeme McDowell made a winning start to his World Match Play title defence yesterday by beating Alexander Levy at the London Club in Kent.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
LEGAL challenges to football’s financial fair play rules have been dealt a “possibly fatal wound” after the European Commission yesterday signed an unprecedented cooperation agreement with governing body Uefa.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
FORMER Test captain Graham Gooch believes principal players from one of England’s most successful periods in history should defend the team dynamic which has come under sustained fire from Kevin Pietersen’s torrent of criticism.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
BATH head coach Mike Ford has refused to give up hope of striking a deal to lure reigning European player of the year Steffon Armitage to the Recreation Ground, despite admitting negotiations with Toulon have stalled.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
WIGAN prop Ben Flower was handed the longest ban in Super League history yesterday following his Grand Final dismissal for punching St Helens’ Lance Hohaia.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
RENOWNED fitness guru Raymond Verheijen has branded England boss Roy Hodgson “stupid” for dismissing medical evidence which suggests explosive players such as Raheem Sterling require a two-day recovery period after matches.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
PARALYMPIC star Oscar Pistorius offered to pay his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s family more than £20,000 as compensation for killing her, a court heard yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
VETERAN defender John O’Shea marked a century of caps by scoring a last-gasp equaliser as Ireland secured a share of the spoils against World Cup winners Germany last night to remain level on points with Poland at the top of Group D.
Raheem Sterling
Tuesday 14 October 2014
Roy Hodgson has made himself look “so stupid” with recent comments over players’ recovery time, said leading football fitness coach Raymond Verheijen.  
Tuesday 14 October 2014
EUROPE’S top football clubs, including Premier League champions Manchester City, have held talks with governing body Uefa over a possible clampdown on debt levels.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
THE LAWYER tasked with investigating allegations of Fifa corruption has urged football’s world governing body to stop operating under a cloak of secrecy better suited to an intelligence agency.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
PARALYMPIC superstar Oscar Pistorius should be spared jail and instead serve three years of house arrest and community service for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a probation officer told his sentencing hearing in Pretoria, South Africa, yeste
Tuesday 14 October 2014
FORMER England captain Rio Ferdinand has leapt to the defence of Raheem Sterling, insisting the Liverpool winger was brave to raise his tiredness concerns with boss Roy Hodgson.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
LIVERPOOL owners Fenway Sports Group [FSG] have confirmed their intention to sell naming rights for the new main stand at Anfield in order to offset the total £75m cost of stadium redevelopment.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
A SECOND legal challenge to financial fair play rules aimed at preventing European chiefs Uefa from tightening spending controls faces a difficult battle, according to a leading sports lawyer.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
MERCURIAL former Liverpool forward Luis Suarez scored his first goals since receiving a worldwide ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup as Uruguay recorded a 3-0 friendly victory over Oman yesterday.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
ARSENAL majority owner Stan Kroenke is expected to be grilled by minority shareholders at Thursday’s AGM over a £3m payment to his holding company for unspecified advisory services.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
WIGAN prop Ben Flower faces a minimum eight-game suspension after being hit with the most serious charge in the sport’s rulebook following his double punch attack on St Helens’ Lance Hohaia in Saturday’s Super League Grand Final.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster believes codebreaker Sam Burgess possesses all the necessary attributes to force his way into his World Cup plans.
Tuesday 14 October 2014
MERCEDES chiefs have vowed to keep Britain’s Lewis Hamilton at the team beyond the world championship leader’s current contract, which expires at the end of next season.
Monday 13 October 2014
ESTONIA 0 ENGLAND 1 ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson denied intending to substitute below-par Wayne Rooney moments before his skipper proved the match-winner in a laborious victory over 10-man Estonia in Tallinn yesterday.
Monday 13 October 2014
IF WAYNE Rooney had been anywhere near his best he could have scored six goals in England’s last two games, and that lack of ruthlessness is the only major stain on an otherwise successful international break.
Monday 13 October 2014
CHAMPIONSHIP strugglers Bolton have appointed former Celtic boss Neil Lennon as the successor to Dougie Freedman.
Monday 13 October 2014
MANCHESTER United’s hopes of luring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford have suffered another blow after the Real Madrid superstar’s agent revealed that his buyout clause to be €1bn (£786m).
Monday 13 October 2014
TOTTENHAM tried to offload Gareth Bale to Hamburg for just £5m five years before the Wales winger’s sale to Real Madrid fetched a world record £86m, says ex-Spurs boss Martin Jol.
Monday 13 October 2014
Joe Hart 6 Only one save to make and from the tamest of long-range shots. Looked nervy when kicking Calum Chambers 5 Two good crosses but touch was clumsy at times and could do with keeping his cool
Monday 13 October 2014
CHAMPIONSHIP hopeful Nico Rosberg rued a costly mistake after team-mate and rival Lewis Hamilton edged closer to clinching his second world title with victory at the Russia Grand Prix yesterday.
Monday 13 October 2014
CHELSEA suffered heartbreak on a dramatic final day of the Women’s Super League yesterday when their defeat at Manchester City allowed Liverpool to snatch the title.
Monday 13 October 2014
BRITISH heavyweight Anthony Joshua insists he will bide his time but expects to be competing for more honours in the near future after starting the next stage of his career with victory against veteran fighter Denis Bakhtov at the O2 Arena on Satu

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