Sport

Tuesday 11 December 2012
FOOTBALL: Interim manager Rafael Benitez is feeling confident about Chelsea’s chances at the Club World Cup as they prepare to face Mexican side Monterrey in the semi-finals in Japan on Thursday.
Monday 10 December 2012
MANCHESTER CITY 2 vs MANCHESTER UNITED 3 MANCHESTER City last night apologised to Rio Ferdinand and condemned the home supporter who marred a thrilling top of the table derby by throwing a coin at the Manchester United defender.
Monday 10 December 2012
WEST HAM UNITED 2 vs LIVERPOOL 3 WEST HAM manager Sam Allardyce urged his team to dig deep for the Christmas period, after losing yet another key player to injury during yesterday’s defeat to Liverpool.
Monday 10 December 2012
ONE thing about Alastair Cook tells you all you need to know about him. He doesn’t do Twitter. He knows that endless hours frittered away on ground-breaking messages such as “Boys did good job today.
Monday 10 December 2012
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook hailed his devastating bowling attack yesterday after a seven-wicket victory in the third Test against India eased the tourists to within touching distance of a landmark series triumph.
Monday 10 December 2012
EVERTON 2 vs TOTTENHAM 1 TOTTENHAM boss Andre Villas-Boas admits that his side must stop conceding late goals, having seen Spurs drop another three points during injury time yesterday.
Monday 10 December 2012
INDIA have wielded the axe in an attempt to rescue the series in this week’s final Test against England, but have kept faith with under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and off-form batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Monday 10 December 2012
BARCELONA’S Lionel Messi scored his 85th and 86th goals of 2012 last night, overtaking legendary forward Gerd Muller’s record for the most goals scored in a calendar year.
Monday 10 December 2012
HARLEQUINS boss Conor O’Shea is refusing to get carried away despite the Aviva Premiership champions extending their unbeaten European run with an eight-try demolition of Zebre on Saturday.
Monday 10 December 2012
World No1 Mark Selby won his first UK Championship last night, after overcoming Shaun Murphy 10-6 in York. The Englishmen were locked at 6-6 at the evening’s mid-session interval, yet Selby pulled away to seal a convincing victory.
Monday 10 December 2012
Manny Pacquiao may call for a fifth fight against Juan Manuel Marquez, after the Mexican knocked him out in Las Vegas on Saturday night. It was the first time Pacquiao has lost to Marquez, and the Filipino says he would welcome a fifth contest.
Friday 07 December 2012
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3 PANATHINAIKOS 1
Friday 07 December 2012
BORDEAUX 2 NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 NEWCASTLE manager Alan Pardew has vowed to spend in January after watching his side lose their unbeaten record in Europe this year.
Friday 07 December 2012
UDINESE 0 LIVERPOOL 1 LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers toasted his side’s progress to the last 32 of the Europa League but admitted they needed some well deserved luck to top Group A.
Friday 07 December 2012
IT WASN’T so long ago that the Premier League had two or three teams in the last four of the Champions League. This season, for the second year in succession, only two have reached the last 16.
Friday 07 December 2012
THE 2020 European Championships will be spread out over numerous cities across the continent for the first time, governing body Uefa has confirmed.
Friday 07 December 2012
CHELSEA midfielder John Obi Mikel has been handed a three-match ban and fined £60,000 by the Football Association for threatening referee Mark Clattenburg.
Friday 07 December 2012
FORMER England batsman Geoff Boycott tipped Alastair Cook to reach 40 Test centuries after the captain extended his purple patch with a record-breaking 23rd hundred yesterday in India.
Friday 07 December 2012
MUNSTER have mined their former Saracens scrum-half Peter Stringer for tactical secrets in a bid to gain an edge in tomorrow’s crunch Heineken Cup clash with the Londoners.
Friday 07 December 2012
SNOOKER: Belgian teenager Luca Brecel’s run at the UK Championships is over after he spurned two match-winning opportunities before losing 6-5 to Shaun Murphy last night.
Friday 07 December 2012
FOOTBALL: Goal-line technology was used for the first time yesterday during the opening game of the Club World Cup in Japan.
Friday 07 December 2012
RUGBY UNION: Oxford secured a hat-trick of Varsity titles after a dramatic second-half comeback at Twickenham yesterday.
Friday 07 December 2012
MANCHESTER CITY MANCHESTER UNITED Sunday 1.30pm
Friday 07 December 2012
WEST HAM LIVERPOOL … Sunday 4pm WEST HAM took an important step towards relocating to the Olympic Stadium this week and victory over Liverpool would cap an excellent few days for the club.
Friday 07 December 2012
THE winter weather has really kicked in and both Sandown and Aintree are going to need some luck if they are going to stage two fantastic cards tomorrow.
Friday 07 December 2012
HONG Kong stages its biggest race meeting of the year at Sha Tin on Sunday and early rising punters in the UK will be treated to a feast of top quality international racing.
Thursday 06 December 2012
CHELSEA 6 NORDSJAELLAND 1
Thursday 06 December 2012
MAYOR Boris Johnson has warned West Ham that he will walk away from talks and reopen a football-free Olympic Stadium next summer if they cannot thrash out their remaining differences.
Thursday 06 December 2012
PACEMAN James Anderson savoured his record-equalling eighth career scalp of India great Sachin Tendulkar after England took charge on the first day of the third Test in Kolkata yesterday.
Thursday 06 December 2012
CELTIC 2 SPARTAK MOSCOW 1
Thursday 06 December 2012
JOCKEY Frankie Dettori has vowed to rebuild his reputation when he returns to racing next year after he was yesterday handed a six-month suspension for failing a drug test.
Thursday 06 December 2012
TOTTENHAM manager Andre Villas-Boas has issued a hands-off warning over veteran keeper Brad Friedel, despite the American being set to make only his first start in a month against Panathinaikos in the Europa League tonight.
Thursday 06 December 2012
FOOTBALL: Manchester United slumped to their first home defeat in the Champions League for three years, losing 1-0 to Cluj.
Thursday 06 December 2012
FORMULA ONE: Another European race is set to be added to the schedule for next year after governing body the FIA created an extra space in the calendar.
Thursday 06 December 2012
SNOOKER: Teenager Luca Brecel stunned Mark King 6-4 from 3-0 down at the UK Championships to reach the quarter finals for the first time.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
CHELSEA manager Rafael Benitez is confident his misfiring team will pull off an unlikely Champions League escape act tonight and avoid becoming the first holders to crash out of the competition at the first hurdle.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
WEST Ham will today discover whether three fraught years of bidding, lobbying and negotiating have finally won them the right to move into the Olympic Stadium.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
MANCHESTER United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed striker Wayne Rooney will start tonight at home to Cluj, despite already qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
BORUSSIA DORTMUND 1 MANCHESTER CITY 0 MANCHESTER City manager Roberto Mancini admits his side have taken a step backwards after defeat to Borussia Dortmund last night saw them fail to even qualify for the Europa League.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
OLYMPIACOS 2 ARSENAL 1 UNDER-FIRE Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lamented his side’s failure to snatch top spot in Champions League Group B last night after watching them surrender a lead to Olympiacos.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
PROLONGED and public rows over the condition of the Kolkata pitch for today’s third Test between India and England clearly illustrate one thing: the hosts, and in particular their captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, are feeling extreme pressure.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
RUGBY Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie has moved quickly to reject a proposal from Wales to play their 2015 Rugby World Cup pool clash against England in Cardiff.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
HORSE RACING: Jockey Frankie Dettori will today learn what sanctions he is to face for failing a drug test in September.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
FOOTBALL: Celtic have been boosted ahead of hosting Spartak Moscow in the Champions League tonight by the return of Scott Brown after a long-term hip problem.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
SNOOKER: World No1 Judd Trump’s conqueror Mark Joyce crashed out of the UK Championship last night, losing 6-2 to Ali Carter. Shaun Murphy beat Graeme Dott 6-2.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
CHELSEA’S managerial crisis deepened yesterday when it emerged that owner Roman Abramovich’s preferred choice to take charge next season, Pep Guardiola, is in talks with Paris Saint Germain.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
UNDER-FIRE Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists he would not swap places with high-flying Manchester City, despite the Gunners suffering their worst ever start to a Premier League season.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
NEWCASTLE UNITED 3 WIGAN ATHLETIC 0 NEWCASTLE manager Alan Pardew insists that striker Demba Ba wants to stay at the club after his brace helped the Magpies end a run of four Premier League defeats and beat 10-man Wigan.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
MANCHESTER City manager Roberto Mancini has promised that his side are motivated to beat Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League tonight, despite already being eliminated.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
JOCKEY Frankie Dettori is hoping to receive a backdated six-month ban that will allow him to ride in the Derby and the Oaks after he appears before French horse racing chiefs today regarding his failed drug test.

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