Soccer

Joe Cole wishes Paul Scholes had played at 2006 World Cup

‘We were too rigid in the 4-4-2… Paul Scholes could have been coaxed out of retirement and played in that holding role’: Joe Cole wishes Man United legend had played at 2006 World Cup and blasts then-England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson’s tactics Paul Scholes admitted earlier this month he retired from England duty too soon The […]

NFL

Joe Burrow drafted by Cincinnati Bengals with No. 1 pick in NFL draft

CINCINNATI — Joe Burrow’s next challenge is daunting: return to his home state and resurrect the woebegone Bengals. Cincinnati took the Heisman Trophy winner first overall in the NFL draft Thursday night, a move expected by everyone, including Burrow. The national title winner at LSU has spent weeks fielding questions about going to a franchise […]

Soccer

Joe Cole slams Fabio Capello for way he led England team as manager

‘I don’t feel he fully committed’: Joe Cole hits back at Fabio Capello after ex-England manager’s scathing 2010 World Cup comments and ‘disrespectful’ treatment of ‘calamity’ David James Joe Cole has lifted the lid on life under Fabio Capello with the England team  Capello was one of the highest ever profile acquisitions as national manager […]

Rugby Union

Harlequins fuming at Joe Marler's 10-week ban for fondling genitals

‘We are disappointed at the level of sanction applied’: Harlequins fuming at Joe Marler’s 10-week ban for fondling Alun Wyn Jones’ genitals Harlequins are angry at what they feel is an overly-severe punishment Their prop Joe Marler received a ban that will see him miss matches until June Meanwhile England’s Manu Tuilagi was only given […]

Boxing

Canelo vs Billy Joe Saunders could be postponed due to coronavirus

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders could be postponed before it is even officially announced due to coronavirus outbreak A fight between Billy Joe Saunders and Canelo Alvarez was set to be announced  Saunders was due to put his WBO supper-middleweight title on the line on May 2 The coronavirus is causing most sporting […]

Athletics

Joe Marler: England prop banned for 10 weeks for genital grab

Media playback is not supported on this device England prop Joe Marler has been given a 10-week ban for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones’ genitals during Saturday’s Six Nations win over Wales. Centre Manu Tuilagi has been banned for four weeks for his red card late on in the game at Twickenham. Lock Courtney Lawes, who […]