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Wray responds to report of 'egregious' and 'reckless' Saracens salary-cap breaches

Thursday  22:35,   23 january 2020

Saracens owner Nigel Wray apologised for his "ill-considered approach" after a report detailed how Saracens fell foul of salary-cap rules.Nigel Wray has taken full responsibility for the "heartache" he has caused after Premiership Rugby published a... >>>

Man Utd move for Bruno Fernandes off as Sporting refuse to budge on €80m asking price

Thursday  19:50,   23 january 2020

The Lisbon outfit have been adamant in their valuation of their captain, with the Red Devils unable to structure a deal to suit both partiesSporting had expected the move to be completed before the end of the January transfer window, but Goal can... >>>

'It sends a powerful message about the ambition of this football club': Aston Villa confirm £3m signing of 16-year-old Barcelona academy starlet Louie Barry

Thursday  18:50,   23 january 2020

The 16-year-old only left West Brom for Barcelona last June and was well regarded by the Spanish side despite being the youngest member of their U19 squad. © Provided by Daily Mail Aston Villa have completed the signing of teenage striker Louie... >>>

Moses joins Inter on loan from Chelsea

Thursday  18:40,   23 january 2020

Victor Moses has signed for Inter Milan on a loan deal with an option to buy from Chelsea. Moses is reunited with former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, who he played a starring role for in the 2016-17 Premier League winning season.Conte used Moses as a >>>

Cristiano Ronaldo leapt above Gerd Muller to become the fifth-highest goalscorer of ALL TIME this week. He has Puskas, Pele and Romario in his sights, but who is top in this hotshots hall of fame?

Thursday  17:50,   23 january 2020

Ronaldo has recorded a staggering 737 goals in 1028 games at the highest level, and will have harbour ambitions of edging ahead of the likes of Ferenc Puskas, Pele and Romario. © Provided by Daily Mail Cristiano Ronaldo moved into fifth spot in the... >>>

Bale has suffered another injury, confirms Real Madrid coach Zidane

Thursday  17:25,   23 january 2020

The Los Blancos winger had to be substituted in the cup match due to discomfort in his ankleBale scored the opener in a 3-1 Copa del Rey win over Unionistas de Salamanca but was unable to continue beyond the 53rd minute... >>>

Kilmarnock 1-3 Celtic: Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths star under the bright lights as Neil Lennon's side stay top of Scottish Premiership

Thursday  17:05,   23 january 2020

STEPHEN McGOWAN AT RUGBY PARK: In strikers Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths, Neil Lennon is developing the modern-day Oscar and Felix at Celtic and both delivered at Kilmarnock.After defeat to Rangers, the first league game after the winter break >>>

The paradox of success: why do we think quick success is only delivered by short-term managers?

Thursday  16:55,   23 january 2020

For some reason, there's an expectation that the best coaches won't be able to coax an immediate improvement from their team – and that has an impact on the ones who doThere are, of course, many different reasons why a club would change its... >>>

Russell banished from Scotland's Six Nations squad after breaching team rules

Thursday  16:25,   23 january 2020

The mercurial Finn Russell has been punished for a breach of team protocol just nine days before Scotland's first Six Nations game.Scottish Rugby announced on Thursday that Racing 92 fly-half Russell has been released from Gregor Townsend's... >>>

Should Manchester United hire a director of football? 10 candidates they could consider

Thursday  13:30,   23 january 2020

Let's look at 10 of the good, bad and plain bizarre names linked with the director of football hotseat at Old TraffordFergie’s right-hand man, Gill left as Chief Executive in 2013 and United have lacked an edge in the transfer market since. With >>>

Man Utd board still supports Solskjaer

Thursday  13:20,   23 january 2020

Man Utd have no plans to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, despite their manager overseeing the club's worst points tally after 24 games in over 30 years. United's hierarchy are not even considering a managerial change, following the club's fourth... >>>

Nuno Espirito Santo believes Wolves' self-focus is key to ending Liverpool's unbeaten run

Thursday  12:50,   23 january 2020

Liverpool are unbeaten in 39 league matches, but on Thursday they face a team well-known for unsettling the big boysNuno's side have regularly been a thorn in the sides of the established top six over the last 18... >>>

Spurs stars dispel talk of Jose unrest

Thursday  12:25,   23 january 2020

Heung-Min Son and Hugo Lloris have backed manager Jose Mourinho following reports the Spurs squad were unhappy with their manager's tactics and training methods. Following Spurs' 2-1 win over Norwich on Wednesday night, Lloris and Son gave their >>>

Ole: We need quality signings

Thursday  11:55,   23 january 2020

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Man Utd need "quality" signings to help his mentally fatigued young squad after losing to Burnley. The Clarets plunged more misery on United as they beat Solskjaer's side 2-0 to claim their first win at Old Trafford for 58... >>>

Mourinho bemoans striker shortage as Willian Jose talks continue

Thursday  04:45,   23 january 2020

Dele Alli and Son Heung-min secured three points for Spurs against Norwich as their main goal threat, Harry Kane, remains sidelinedIn the absence of the injured Harry Kane, it was Dele Alli and Son Heung-min who scored Spurs' goals as they beat... >>>