Soccer

England U21s ready for set-piece test against Czechs, says Lee Carsley

England U21s ready for set-piece test against Czechs, says Lee Carsley as boss praises their ‘change in tempo and mentality’ in training ahead of crunch Euros qualifier England U21s face Czech Republic U21s on Thursday night at Turf Moor A victory will put European Championship qualifier back in England U21s’ hands England were held drew […]

Soccer

Fernandes 'was ready to LEAVE United amid their Super League plans'

Bruno Fernandes ‘was ready to LEAVE Manchester United over their involvement in the failed Super League breakaway’ and ‘railed against’ its no-relegation concept Fernandes was furious with United’s plans to join the European Super League He threatened to leave after hearing United were one of the 12 club involved  Fernandes also rallied against the no-relegation concept that […]

Soccer

William Saliba not ready to return to Arsenal to 'sit on the bench'

William Saliba is not ready to return to Arsenal to ‘sit on the bench’, insists his personal fitness coach… as French defender considers his future after excelling on loan at Marseille Arsenal defender William Saliba has been thriving on loan with Marseille  The Frenchman is not ready to settle for a place on Arsenal’s bench […]

Rugby League

Sun sets: Bulldogs ready to embrace Brisbane’s night lights

The Western Bulldogs say they will adjust to Queensland’s tight protocol restrictions and embrace their prime-time billing in Saturday night’s knockout final against the Brisbane Lions at the Gabba. The Bulldogs will remain in Tasmania until Friday, before leaving for Brisbane, where they will spend the night ahead of their semi-final. Mitch Hannan is congratulated […]

Soccer

Manchester City ready to make FINAL push for Harry Kane

Manchester City are ready to make one FINAL push for Harry Kane with the Premier League champions undeterred by Spurs’ resolute stance as Pep Guardiola looks to land his man before the window closes next week Manchester City are ready to make one final push to sign Spurs star Harry Kane  The champions have been […]

NFL

Calvin Ridley 'ready for that role' as Falcons No. 1 receiver

Falcons fans and fantasy football players alike have their eyes on Calvin Ridley. With the departure of Julio Jones to the Titans, Ridley is the No. 1 receiver in Atlanta and the go-to guy. Ridley’s ready for it. After all, he was that guy for a good portion of 2020. “I think I’m ready for […]

NFL

Alvin Kamara ready to help keep Saints rolling post-Drew Brees

METAIRIE, La. — It is the type of afternoon that makes longtime locals and unsuspecting visitors curse out loud. With the humidity level keeping pace with the soaring temperature on the second day of Saints training camp, coach Sean Payton can’t help but joke (we think) about cooking eggs on the sidewalk. And yet, the […]