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11 world-class players who nearly joined unfashionable Premier League clubs

Thursday  17:20,   18 july 2019

Every footballer’s career features one or two ‘sliding doors’ moments where things could have turned out rather... >>>

Inter to offer Lukaku £41m contract

Thursday  16:40,   18 july 2019

Inter Milan hope to offer Romelu Lukaku £41m over five years, including bonuses, if they can convince Manchester United to sell the Belgian striker. Inter's latest proposal for Lukaku would guarantee United £63m, including add-ons, but structured... >>>

What Ravel Morrison did next: the new Blade's winding post-Manchester United career

Thursday  14:45,   18 july 2019

As Chris Wilder hands him another chance in the Premier League with Sheffield United, we reflect on the recent career of Morrison – a one-time Fergie... >>>

Maguire wants to follow in Rio footsteps

Thursday  14:05,   18 july 2019

Harry Maguire would be honoured to play for Manchester United and follow in the footsteps of his heroes Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand, Sky sources understand. It is understood Maguire is becoming increasingly frustrated with Leicester's stance... >>>

Bolton staff under 'severe mental and emotional stress' as club 'fails to pay players for 20 weeks'

Thursday  13:45,   18 july 2019

Bolton players ‘need support’ as the former Premier League club have reportedly failed to pay them in more than four months. The unpaid staff have issued a statement referencing the ‘severe mental and emotional stress’ they claim to have suffered as >>>

Knife victim to cruiser contender

Thursday  13:10,   18 july 2019

Richard Riakporhe tells Sky Sports about surviving a knife attack before becoming one of Britain's hottest cruiserweight contenders. Another knife victim, another teenager lying in blood, another life seeping away, only Riakporhe was different. The... >>>

Helmets? Australian cricket legend Chappell left outraged by protection idea for bowlers

Thursday  13:10,   18 july 2019

Australian cricketing legend Ian Chappell says giving fast bowlers helmets won’t address concerns over them being injured by balls inadvertently hit back at them. Development of a helmet for fast bowlers has been commissioned by Cricket Australia,... >>>

Huddersfield could face kit punishment

Thursday  13:10,   18 july 2019

Huddersfield could face FA punishment after the club were asked to explain their new heavily-branded shirt. The club, relegated from the Premier League last season, have caused a stir by unveiling a shirt with a huge sash across it with their new... >>>

Clarke's perfect start

Thursday  12:20,   18 july 2019

Darren Clarke made the ideal start to The 148th Open as he got the championship under way in front of his home fans at Royal Portrush. The 2011 Champion Golfer of the Year, who has a house overlooking the course, looked full of emotion as he was... >>>

Chelsea predicted XI: Kawasaki Frontale (N)

Thursday  12:20,   18 july 2019

Chelsea kick off their whistle-stop tour of Japan with a friendly match against reigning J-League champions Kawasaki Frontale on Friday. Frank Lampard has trimmed down his squad in preparation for the sides upcoming pre-season fixtures, and... >>>

Arsenal make official Pepe bid - a statement of intent the Gunners need to make?

Thursday  12:10,   18 july 2019

Arsenal and Liverpool have both reportedly made a firm bid for Lille star Nicolas Pepe – but would he be a good signing? According to L’Equipe, cited by GFFN, Lille have received ‘firm bids’ from the Premier League duo, along with Inter Milan, with... >>>

Celtic to offer free agent Danny Simpson two-year deal

Thursday  11:50,   18 july 2019

Celtic will reportedly offer free agent Danny Simpson a two-year deal in the coming days, according to Football Insider. The report suggests that the Hoops will now make a move for the right-back, after the former Leicester City defender agreed to... >>>

Emery makes young player pledge as Nketiah states case for Arsenal

Thursday  11:50,   18 july 2019

The Gunners are duty bound by history to grant opportunities to youth team recruits, according to their head... >>>

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85

Thursday  11:40,   18 july 2019

On July 21, 1959, Pumpsie Green made his major league debut as an eighth-inning pinch-runner with the Boston Red Sox, then played at shortstop to finish the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park. Green’s appearance was merely a blip in >>>

Liverpool make official bid for Nicolas Pepe

Thursday  11:25,   18 july 2019

Liverpool are one of three teams, Arsenal and Inter Milan the others, who have made a ‘firm bid’ to Lille for forward Nicolas Pepe, according to L’Equipe (via GFFN). Whilst reports in England have continued to state that the Reds have no interest in >>>