Premier League name Richard Masters as permanent chief executive

Premier League name Richard Masters as permanent chief executive, two weeks after David Pemsel quit days before starting over ‘bombarding a female former colleague with texts’ Richard Masters had been acting as interim chief executive of Premier League He has now been handed the role permanently after clubs backed the decision  David Pemsel resigned over … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts furiously as pitch invader grabs him by the neck in Juventus’ UCL clash

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts FURIOUSLY as pitch invader grabs him by the neck after Juventus’ win at Bayer Leverkusen Cristiano Ronaldo was the target of a selfie-wanting pitch invader in Germany Ronaldo was left irate after he was grabbed by the neck after the final whistle Stewards led the supporter away before he could be granted … Read more

PSG-Galatasaray supporters clash in Paris centre ahead of Champions League tie

Violent clashes in Paris mar Champions League tie as one PSG fan is beaten and stripped by Galatasaray supporters after allegedly burning the Turkish flag Build-up to Wednesday’s Champions League match in Paris saw street violence PSG and Galatasaray supporters have clashed in the city centre of the capital Chairs were thrown and teargas used … Read more

US stars plan podium protest at Tokyo Olympics if Russian athletes win medals

US stars plan podium protest at Tokyo Olympics if Russian athletes win medals despite four-year doping ban WADA have issued Russia four-year ban from international sporting competition The country will miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar Russian athletes have been allowed to compete as neutrals in next year’s Games  … Read more

Dina Asher-Smith wants to use new-found fame to help change the face of Athletics

Dina Asher-Smith is talking about change. About the greater expectations. About that point where your face is known on a faraway island. About social media and the bigger ripples. ‘Oh my God, I had that recently,’ she says. ‘I replied to a tweet and it made the news.’  It’s taking time to bed in, this … Read more

Former Derby County and Portsmouth manager Jim Smith passes away at the age of 79

Former Derby manager Jim Smith dies at the age of 79 as ex-Ram Craig Burley leads tributes by labelling him ‘one of the greatest managerial characters that ever graced the English game’ Former Derby and Queens Park Rangers boss Jim Smith has passed away Smith passed away at the age of 79 in hospital on … Read more

WADA ban Russia from international sport for next FOUR years… meaning no Olympics and World Cup

Russia have been banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years, including next summer’s Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Qatar World Cup, for tampering with doping tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive committee acted after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence and deleted files linked to positive doping tests in laboratory … Read more

McIlroy snubs $2.5m appearance fee by joining Woods in turning down offer to play in Saudi Arabia

‘100% there’s a morality to it. I just don’t want to go’: Rory McIlroy snubs $2.5m appearance fee by joining Tiger Woods in turning down offer to play in Saudi Arabia next month McIlroy has no interest in Saudi International despite lavish appearance fees Woods revealed last week that he had rejected chance to play in Saudi Arabia The European … Read more

Daryl Murphy makes shock admission that he was banned for taking COCAINE while at Nottingham Forest

Bolton striker Daryl Murphy reveals he was secretly banned by the FA for six months last season for taking COCAINE: ‘I served a suspension for making a bad decision while on a night out’ Daryl Murphy has admitted that he was banned for taking cocaine last season The striker was at Nottingham Forest when he … Read more

Barrister representing Dr Richard Freeman brands key witness Shane Sutton as ‘a liar’

Barrister representing former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman brands key witness Shane Sutton a liar in a bid to get disputed charges dropped as case continues over alleged order of banned testosterone Dr Richard Freeman’s barrister has branded key witness Shane Sutton a liar Mary O’Rourke QC claimed the ex-Team Sky coach stormed out of … Read more

Concussions subs to arrive in the Premier League next season amid concerns over player safety  

Concussion substitutes to arrive next season with Premier League set to introduce another radical change amid concerns over player safety Concussion substitutes could be used next year in a bid to protect players  The Premier League was slow to introduce VAR but is ready to start a trial run A possible change to the laws … Read more

Man City fan released on bail following alleged racial abuse towards Manchester United’s Fred

Man City fan accused of alleged racial abuse towards Manchester United midfielder Fred is released on bail A Man City fan arrested on suspicion of racial abuse has been released on bail  Anthony Burke, 41, was accused of making a racist gesture towards Fred He claimed it wasn’t racist but was ‘putting his hands in … Read more

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen on the brink of reaching top spot in Fantasy Football table

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen on the brink of reaching top spot in Premier League Fantasy Football as he climbs to SIXTH in table of over seven million people thanks to Jamie Vardy and Mohamed Salah Magnus Carlsen is sixth in the Premier League Fantasy Football rankings  The Norwegian chess grandmaster has thrived in fantasy … Read more