CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho went on the offensive on the eve of tonight’s Champions League match against Galatasaray, accusing a French television channel of being unethical for broadcasting his unguarded remarks about Blues striker Samuel Eto’o
RUGBY LEAGUE: The future of Bradford Bulls was plunged into fresh uncertainty last night after prospective new owners Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd withdrew their takeover bid in light of a six-point deduction from the Rugby Football League for entering
SWIMMING: The Aquatics Centre used at the London Olympics opens to the public on Saturday, and the man charged with delivering a post-Games legacy, Dennis Hone, says community use of the £269m venue fulfils that promise.
CRICKET: Australia fast bowler Doug Bollinger is to join Kent as their overseas player for the 2014 season. The 32-year-old, who has taken 50 wickets in 12 Test matches, will be available for all forms of the game.
NORWICH CITY 1 vs TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0
TOTTENHAM manager Tim Sherwood admitted his team’s Champions League aspirations were dented by yesterday’s defeat at Carrow Road, after they slipped six points behind fourth-placed Liverpool.
WORLD Cup winning coach Gary Kirsten has ruled himself out of the running to be England’s next cricket boss, saying yesterday that the demands of the job would be impossible due to commitments to his young family.
NEWCASTLE UNITED 1 vs ASTON VILLA 0
RELIEVED Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admitted to fearing for his job until striker Loic Remy marked his return to the side with a 90th-minute winner against Aston Villa yesterday.
LIVERPOOL 4 vs SWANSEA CITY 3
LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers insists he will stick with his swashbuckling approach to football, despite coming close to dropping points during yesterday’s seven-goal thriller at Anfield.
TENNIS: World No1 Rafael Nadal beat Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov in two sets, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3), to win the Rio Open last night, just four weeks after the Spaniard lost the Australian Open final to Stanislas Wawrinka.
FOOTBALL: European governing body Uefa have begun an investigation into Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini’s comments questioning the referee’s impartiality in Tuesday’s Champions League loss to Barcelona.
WHEN Arsene Wenger woke up this morning I hope he was thinking about the Premier League rather than the Champions League. Because it’s time for him to change his priorities this season. Arsenal are not going to come back and win in Munich.
FOOTBALL: In-form Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has not travelled to Ukraine for tonight’s Europa League last-32 first leg tie with Dnipro. Hugo Lloris, Kyle Walker, Younes Kaboul and Aaron Lennon have also been left at home.
GOLF: English trio Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter suffered first round exits at the WGC World Match Play yesterday. But former world No1 Rory McIlroy beat Boo Weekley and will meet Westwood’s conqueror Harris English.