Soccer

Rangers fail in appeal against suspensions handed to five players for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules

Rangers have failed in their appeal against suspensions handed to five players for breaching lockdown rules. First-team players Nathan Patterson, Calvin Bassey, Bongani Zungu and loaned-out pair Brian Kinnear and Dapo Mebude must serve immediate four-game suspensions. The players were initially handed six-game bans – with two of those matches suspended – by a Scottish […]

Soccer

Serie A farce as Torino fail to SHOW UP to match against Lazio

Serie A descends into farce as Torino fail to SHOW UP to Stadio Olimpico for match against Lazio – with players hanging around 45 minutes after scheduled kick-off before fixture is postponed – having been ordered to quarantine in Turin Lazio’s match against Torino ended in farce after the visitors failed to show up The Torino squad […]

Soccer

Premier League clubs fail in bid to use fan loophole

Premier League clubs FAIL in bid to use fan loophole as push for bigger crowds falls at the first hurdle with the Government insisting they must classify their grounds as outdoor or indoor venues, not both Premier League clubs have failed in a bid to use a loophole to admit more fans  Several clubs wanted […]

Soccer

Leeds 'fail with improved £22m bid for Brighton defender Ben White'

Leeds ‘fail with improved £22m bid for Ben White’ as Brighton seek to tie down defender with new contract amid interest from Liverpool Leeds were reportedly unsuccessful with a £18.5m offer for White Brighton defender impressed on loan with Marcelo Bielsa’s side last season The 22-year-old has rejected two contract offers from the Premier League side […]

Rugby League

Carlton board challengers fail as Judd re-elected

All three Carlton directors who faced a challenge for their positions on the club's board have been re-appointed by members, including former captain Chris Judd. Judd, the club's football director, recruitment executive David Campbell and QC Christopher Townshend were re-elected to the board at the club's annual general meeting on Monday night after a vote […]

Soccer

ON THE ROAD: Storm Dennis fails to rain on Ebbsfleet United parade

ON THE ROAD: Storm Dennis fails to rain on Ebbsfleet United parade as one of only three National League games to survive Saturday’s weather The Kuflink Stadium played host to Ebbsfleet United’s win against Chorley It was one of only three National League games to survive Saturday’s weather Ebbsfleet lost a key player last week […]

Soccer

Sheffield United fail with offer for Genk midfielder Sander Berge

Sheffield United fail with offer for Genk’s Norwegian international midfielder and West Ham target Sander Berge Genk have rejected an attempt from Sheffield United to sign Sander Berge The Norwegian midfielder is also one of several targets for West Ham Berge joined Genk in 2017 and has gone on to make 113 appearances Sheffield United […]