Newcastle defend lack of transfer spending by claiming the club is run in a ‘sustainable manner’

Newcastle defend lack of transfer spending this summer by claiming the club is run in a ‘sustainable manner’ after fans were angry that £20m Joe Willock was the only major signing Newcastle United have defended their lack of spending in the transfer window Fans were critical that £20m midfielder Joe Willock was the only major … Read more

Premier League: 10 standout deals on deadline day | Transfer window

Nikola Vlasic: CSKA Moscow to West Ham West Ham signed Nikola Vlasic for £25.7m after it became clear they would not be bringing Jesse Lingard back to the club. The 23-year-old Croatia international has been a creative force for CSKA Moscow, making more key passes (167) than any other player in the Russian Premier League … Read more

Raymond Domenech BLASTS Arsene Wenger’s idea for biennial World Cup as ‘STUPID’ and an ‘aberration’

Raymond Domenech BLASTS Arsene Wenger’s idea for a biennial World Cup as ‘STUPID’ and an ‘aberration’ – as UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin reveals ‘grave concerns’ at FIFA’s plans Domenech criticised former Arsenal manager Wenger in a vituperative outburst  One of Wenger’s ideas was to include a rest period after summer tournaments   He suggested replacing international … Read more

Women’s Super League returns with sights set on a big breakthrough | Women’s Super League

There was excitement and anticipation before the 2020-21 Women’s Super League season, World Cup-winning superstars having parachuted into English clubs in search of regular football amid the pandemic and with people desperate for football to return in any form. But there was also a spectre of the unknown. The pandemic was far from over, no … Read more

AHEAD OF THE GAME: Chelsea could see FIFA Club World Cup moved from Japan due to Covid-19

AHEAD OF THE GAME: Chelsea could see FIFA Club World Cup campaign moved away from Japan… while Sky and BT both RESIST chance to request switch and show Cristiano Ronaldo’s likely return for Manchester United Chelsea could see the FIFA Club World Cup moved from Japan due to Covid-19  FIFA want fans to attend the … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo reclaims Manchester United’s No 7 shirt from Edinson Cavani | Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United have confirmed returning signing Cristiano Ronaldo will wear the No 7 shirt. The Portuguese forward wore the iconic digit during his first spell at Old Trafford, becoming tied to the figure. Striker Edinson Cavani has offered to vacate the shirt number, and will now wear 21 on the back of his shirt, the … Read more

Arturo Vidal brands Everton star Richarlison a ‘CLOWN’ after he trolled the Chile midfielder

Arturo Vidal brands Everton star Richarlison a ‘CLOWN’ in edited picture after he trolled the Chile midfielder following Brazil’s World Cup qualifying victory Inter Milan’s Arturo Vidal has branded Everton forward Richarlison a clown  Richarlison trolled Chile after Brazil beat them 1-0 in World Cup qualifying The Brazilian mocked comments made by Vidal after the … Read more

World Cup qualifying roundup: Sweden beat Spain; Bulgaria earn surprise point | World Cup 2022 qualifiers

Sweden recovered from a goal down to hand Spain their first World Cup qualifying defeat for 28 years with a shock 2-1 victory in Stockholm. Alexander Isak and Viktor Claesson produced sumptuous finishes to cancel out Carlos Soler’s early goal for the Euro 2020 semi-finalists and move Sweden top of Group B. “It’s a shame, … Read more

Declan Rice ‘committed to West Ham but expects this season to be his last at the London Stadium’

Declan Rice ‘committed to West Ham but expects this season to be his last at the London Stadium’ after the England midfielder saw his hopes of a move this summer dashed by his £100m price tag Manchester United, Man City, Chelsea and Liverpool interested in Rice Midfielder was unhappy with the Hammers slapping a £100m … Read more

Uefa chief Ceferin has ‘grave concerns’ over biennial World Cup plan | World Cup

Aleksander Ceferin, the president of Uefa, has “grave concerns” about Fifa’s plan to stage the World Cup every two years – and criticised the lack of consultation from football’s governing body. Ceferin’s intervention exposes the significant hostility many in the European game feel towards Fifa’s attempts to ram through a biennial World Cup amid widespread … Read more