Soccer

New Levante defender Mustafi SLAMS Schalke after relegation misery

‘The past six months have been bad!’: New Levante defender Shkodran Mustafi SLAMS Schalke after he suffered Bundesliga relegation during his time at the club Shkodran Mustafi joined struggling Schalke on a six-month contract in February The Gelsenkirchen club got rid of a Bundesliga-record four bosses that season  Their 30-year spell in the top flight […]

Horse Racing

John Leeper set to return in September Stakes

John Leeper is likely to attempt to get back on track in the Unibet September Stakes at Kempton on Saturday. The three-year-old colt, named after trainer Ed Dunlop’s late father, John, is on course for the Group Three contest over a mile and a half. The beautifully-bred son of Frankel out of six-times Group One-winning […]

Horse Racing

Royal Patronage makes all to spring Acomb Stakes surprise

Royal Patronage, the outsider of five at 25-1, ran his rivals into the ground to take the Group Three honours in the Tattersalls Acomb Stakes at York. The Mark Johnston-trained youngster was the most experienced horse in the five-runner field with three previous outings and he gave a thoroughly professional performance to see off better-fancied […]

Soccer

Ben Davies: Sheffield United sign Liverpool defender on season-long loan

Sheffield United have signed Liverpool defender Ben Davies on a season-long loan. Davies, 26, has not made a first-team appearance for Liverpool since he joined from Preston on a long-term contract in February in a £1.6m deal. The centre-back is Sheffield United manager Slavisa Jokanovic’s first signing since being appointed in May following the club’s […]

UFC

‘Fat mess’: Conor McGregor unloads on former UFC champion Daniel Cormier

Irish superstar Conor McGregor has reignited his feud with former UFC champion Daniel Cormier, calling the commentator a “fat mess” and “disgraceful” in a series of deleted tweets. Last month, Cormier criticised McGregor following a string of tweets directed at Russia’s Khabib Nurmagomedov and his late father, who died from Covid-19 complications. He claimed McGregor […]

Soccer

Kroos 'wouldn't be surprised' if Mbappe came to Real Madrid

Toni Kroos says he ‘would not be surprised’ if Kylian Mbappe joined him at Real Madrid as French star stalls on new PSG contract with Lionel Messi’s imminent arrival in Paris set to swell club’s wage bill German midfielder hinted that Kylian Mbappe could move to Real Madrid French striker is stalling on a new […]

Soccer

Cambridge 1-1 Oxford: Spoils shared at the Abbey Stadium

Saturday 7 August 2021 17:15, UK Joe Ironside’s second-half penalty earned Cambridge a 1-1 draw with Oxford in their first Sky Bet League One game for 19 years. Ironside converted low from the spot 12 minutes from time after Paul Digby had been brought down by Mark Sykes, leaving Oxford to rue missed chances to […]

Soccer

Danny Ings: Aston Villa sign Southampton forward for £25m

Aston Villa have signed England striker Danny Ings from Southampton for £25m on a three-year deal. The 29-year-old scored 14 goals last season for both club and country and joins summer recruits Leon Bailey, Emi Buendía and Ashley Young at Villa Park. On the signing, head coach Dean Smith said: “Danny is an outstanding Premier […]