Football

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Burnley White Lives Matter protester sacked

Burnley White Lives Matter protester sacked

Jake Hepple, 24, was dismissed by Paradigm Precision after it concluded he had broken the company’s “various policies and procedures”.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

Should Premier League footballers take pay cuts amid coronavirus?

Should Premier League footballers take pay cuts amid coronavirus?

Matt Hancock has defended his call for professional footballers to donate some of their salary to others during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Boy, 12, charged in connection with football match racism

Boy, 12, charged in connection with football match racism

A 12-year-old boy was allegedly involved in racist chants at a match between Rangers and Celtic in December last year, according to police.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

Footballer apologises for video mocking coronavirus

Footballer apologises for video mocking coronavirus

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli said he had let himself and his club down after he appeared to mock the coronavirus outbreak on Snapchat.

Teenage football fan struck over head with police baton

Teenage football fan struck over head with police baton

Spencer White, who filmed the incident, said the teenager "could have been killed" when he was struck by a police baton over the weekend.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Monday, January 20, 2020

Police appeal for identities after football match brawl

Police appeal for identities after football match brawl

Officers want help in identifying eight men linked to an incident a Crystal Palace v Aston Villa match on August 31 last year.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Monday, December 23, 2019

Downing Street urges football authorities to toughen up on racism

Downing Street urges football authorities to toughen up on racism

Number 10 has said "we must confront this vile behaviour" after another incident at a match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019

Thief who stole cheating footballer’s watch jailed

Thief who stole cheating footballer’s watch jailed

A man who burst into a hotel room to film a footballer in bed with someone who was not his partner has been jailed for 16 months.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Fans travel to Ghent instead of Genk for Champions League match

Fans travel to Ghent instead of Genk for Champions League match

Two Liverpool fans were left red-faced after travelling to the wrong Belgian city and missing their side's Champions League match on Wednesday.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Tommy Robinson appears in court over football banning order

Tommy Robinson appears in court over football banning order

Police are seeking to ban Tommy Robinson from England football matches at home and abroad after footage showed him "swinging" at a fan.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Boris Johnson condemns ‘vile’ racism against England footballers

Boris Johnson condemns ‘vile’ racism against England footballers

The PM has shown his support for the England football team after players were subjected to racist abuse during their match against Bulgaria.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

Council spends £6,000 on ‘prison’ fence to stop football games

Council spends £6,000 on ‘prison’ fence to stop football games

A council that spent thousands of pounds to discourage children playing ball games has been accused of “total overkill”.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

An MP has called for the creation of an independent regulator for football to “restore faith” in the game. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

A player for QPR FC Women has criticised the lack of availability of the Women’s World Cup collectable stickers.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Ian Wright: Women’s World Cup ‘does not need’ male pundits

Ian Wright: Women’s World Cup ‘does not need’ male pundits

Ian Wright: Women’s World Cup ‘does not need’ male pundits

Broadcaster Ian Wright has said that the Women’s FIFA World Cup “does not need” male pundits.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Tommy Robinson says latest punch was ‘self-defence’

Tommy Robinson says latest punch was ‘self-defence’

Tommy Robinson said he was acting in “self-defence” when he punched an England football fan to the ground in Portugal.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

England fans clash with police in Portugal during Nations League

England fans clash with police in Portugal during Nations League

Football fans who saw England supporters face off against police in Portugal said it was “embarrassing to be English” after a second night of violence.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

Sculptor defends George Best statue

Sculptor defends George Best statue

The creator of a bronze statue of George Best that was ridiculed on social media has defended his work.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Primary school football team photo recreated 40 years later

Primary school football team recreate photo 40 years later

Primary school football team recreate photo 40 years later

A group of middle-aged men have recreated their primary school football team photo after tracking down former teammates on social media.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Dawn Butler

Dawn Butler: Premier League 'should be ashamed of themselves'

Dawn Butler: Premier League 'should be ashamed of themselves'

The shadow women's minister criticised the Premier League for refusing to move a men's football match to accommodate a women's one.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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Footballer denies knowing what Nazi salute is after photo backlash

Footballer denies knowing what Nazi salute is after photo backlash

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey will face no punishment after being pictured making a gesture similar to a Nazi salute.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

John Barnes

John Barnes: 'Invisible banana skins' thrown at black people everyday

John Barnes: 'Invisible banana skins' thrown at black people everyday

The sports star said the racial abuse suffered by footballers was "nothing like" what the average black person went through.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Birmingham City fan jailed for assaulting Jack Grealish

Birmingham City fan jailed for assaulting Jack Grealish

Paul Mitchell has been jailed for 14 weeks after assaulting Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish during Sunday's derby.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala was aboard missing plane

Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala was aboard missing plane

Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala was aboard missing plane

The Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala was aboard a light aircraft that went missing over the English Channel

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Train company deploys specially-trained staff to deal with football fans

Virgin Trains to have dedicated carriages and specialist staff for football fans amid cases of violence and drunkenness

Virgin Trains to have dedicated carriages and specialist staff for football fans

The rail company is providing dedicated carriages for football fans and deploying staff trained in conflict resolution to deal with the supporters at stations.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

John Barnes

John Barnes: 'I would love to meet Tommy Robinson'

John Barnes: 'I would love to meet Tommy Robinson'

The former Liverpool and England footballer said he would love to meet political activist Tommy Robinson to find out "why he feels the way he does".

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

MPs told off for playing football in House of Commons

MPs told off for playing football in the House of Commons

MPs told off for playing football in the House of Commons

The Speaker John Bercow has reprimanded a group of MPs for playing football in the House of Commons.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Tributes to 'part of the community' Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Tributes to 'part of the community' Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Tributes to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday night

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Pubs could close if football supporters are allowed to drink during matches, says pub association

Pubs could close if football supporters are allowed to drink during matches, says pub association

'Pubs could close if football supporters are allowed to drink during matches'

Pubs could face closure if a 33-year-old law banning drinking during football games is overturned

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

Adam Johnson: Should the convicted sex offender be allowed to return to football?

Adam Johnson: Should the convicted sex offender be allowed to return to football?

Adam Johnson: Should convicted sex offender be allowed to return to football?

Footballer Adam Johnson, who was jailed for child sex offences in March 2016, reportedly hopes to return to professional football

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Chief executive of Luton Town FC tells fans to stop chanting Tommy Robinson

Chief executive of Luton Town FC tells fans to stop chanting Tommy Robinson's name

Chief executive of Luton Town FC tells fans to stop chanting 'Tommy Robinson'

Gary Sweet, chief executive of Luton Town FC, issued a statement asking fans not to chant about Tommy Robinson and 'leave the politics outside'

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

England fans express pride in the team despite Croatia defeat

England fans express pride in the team despite Croatia defeat

England fans express pride in the team despite Croatia defeat

England lost the semi-final match 2-1 to Croatia, but football fans are rallying behind their team

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

From Southgate's waistcoat to Beckham's sarong: football's most memorable looks

From Southgate's waistcoat to Beckham's sarong: football's most memorable looks

Gareth Southgate's waistcoat has sparked renewed interest in the garment, but he isn't the first football professional to have started a trend

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Gareth Southgate fever: Calls for a statue and knighthood of England manager

Gareth Southgate fever: Calls for a statue and knighthood of England manager

Gareth Southgate fever: Calls for a statue and knighthood of England manager

Odds have been slashed on Gareth Southgate being knighted after England's World Cup success, and a petition has been started for a statue of him in Crawley

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Meet the musician who made the Matrix football meme

Meet the musician who made the Matrix football meme

Will Michael, bass player in rock band Puppy, made a viral meme that has Three Lions playing over a scene in the Matrix

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

'It's coming home': The best football tweets ahead of England v Sweden

'It's coming home': The best football tweets ahead of England v Sweden

'It's coming home': The best football tweets ahead of England v Sweden

As England prepare to face Sweden in the World Cup, football fans

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Music streams of Three Lions surge as England triumphs over Colombia

Music streams of Three Lions surge as England triumphs over Colombia

Music streams of Three Lions surge as England triumphs over Colombia

Spotify said the track was streamed over 450,000 in one day while streams on Deezer increased 362%

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Harry Kane: England players 'proud of each other' after Tunisia win

Harry Kane: England players 'proud of each other' after Tunisia win

Gareth Southgate's men made an outstanding start to the Group G encounter in Volgograd, where the 24-year-old opened the scoring with his first major tournament goal.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Gareth Southgate announces England's 23-man World Cup squad

Gareth Southgate announces England's 23-man World Cup squad

The England manager has finalised his squad for the trip out to Russia.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Sound experts at the Scottish stadium recorded an "incredible" 115 decibel peak during Celtic v Rangers

'Hampden roar' as loud as a real lion

'Hampden roar' as loud as a real lion

Sound experts said the noise generated by at the recent Old Firm match was the equivalent of a real wildcat

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

'I get abuse but it doesn't affect me whatsoever', says footballer Ched Evans

'I get abuse but it doesn't affect me whatsoever', says footballer Ched Evans

'I get abuse but it doesn't affect me whatsoever', says footballer Ched Evans

Ched Evans spoke to talkSPORT's Jim White about his return to football

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Chelsea lost 3-0 at the Camp Nou last night

Chelsea fans 'injured by police' before Barcelona Champions League match

Chelsea fans 'injured by police' before Barcelona Champions League match

Footage shows travelling fans being attacked with batons after mocking Catalan independence

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Several people invaded the pitch during West Ham's match with Burnley

West Ham to pay for heavy police presence to prevent repeat of Burnley violence

West Ham to pay for heavy police presence to prevent repeat of Burnley violence

Club bosses are thought to be unhappy with stewards and want additional security presence

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Carragher spat at the girl through his car window after Liverpool's defeat at Manchester United

Vinnie Jones: 'If Jamie Carragher spat at my daughter I'd be after them'

WATCH Vinnie Jones: 'If anyone spat at my daughter I'd be after them'

Vinnie Jones says Carragher should be sent to the job centre after spitting at a teenage girl

Theresa May has given Vladimir Putin an ultimatum over Sergei Skripal

Theresa May should hit Russian oligarchs in retaliation for Sergei Skripal, says security expert Margaret Gilmore

'Theresa May should hit Russian oligarchs in retaliation for Sergei Skripal'

Security expert Margaret Gilmore says Theresa May could retaliate by punishing 'Putin's friends'

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Carragher spat at the girl through his car window after Liverpool's defeat at Manchester United

Eamonn Holmes on Jamie Carragher: 'If I'd been filmed spitting at anyone I'd be finished'

Eamonn Holmes: 'If I'd been filmed spitting at anyone I'd be finished'

Eamonn says Sky want to keep Carragher on as he's 'good box office'

'As low as you can get' - Sky Sports faces calls to sack Jamie Carragher over spitting

'As low as you can get' - Sky Sports faces calls to sack Jamie Carragher over spitting

Sky Sports faces calls to sack Jamie Carragher

A video has been released showing the former footballer spitting at a 14-year-old girl

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Pep Guardiola fined £20,000 for ribbon gesture in support of Catalan political prisoners

Pep Guardiola fined £20,000 for ribbon gesture

Guardiola has repeatedly worn a yellow ribbon as a show of solidarity with the 'two Jordis'

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Jamie told a rather funny story involving Alex Ferguson and Rio Ferdinand

Jamie East tells a story about former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Jamie East on how he once got mixed up with Rio Ferdinand

The story involves the former Manchester United manager, a New York restaurant, Rio Ferdinand and the paparazzi.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Southend's Roots Hall stadium, seen here in 2007. The alleged offences took place on Southend United's grounds in the late 1970s

Police investigating historical sexual offences at Southend United FC

Police investigating historical sexual offences at Southend United FC

Offices investigating allegations of offences in late 1970s

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Pep Guardiola has been charged by the FA over the ribbon protest

Pep Guardiola says he'll drop Catalan ribbon gesture if Manchester City ask him

Pep Guardiola says he'll drop Catalan ribbon gesture if Manchester City ask him

Guardiola says the team is more important than his political opinion

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Arsenal fans have faced scrutiny for their behaviour yesterday

Arsenal fans accused of singing anti-semitic songs about Tottenham before Carabao Cup final

Arsenal fans accused of singing anti-semitic songs before Carabao Cup final

Fans accused of signing about foreskins before defeat to Manchester City

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Barry Bennell's victims embrace after the former football coach was jailed for 31 years

Barry Bennell nightmare not over, say victims

Barry Bennell nightmare not over, say victims

Those who suffered at Bennell's hands say safeguarding has a made a difference - but if we think the scourge of sex abuse in football is behind us, we're horribly naive

Andy Woodward says 'there’s no sentence that will be enough' for Barry Bennell

Andy Woodward says 'there’s no sentence that will be enough' for Barry Bennell

Andy Woodward says 'there’s no sentence that will be enough' for Barry Bennell

Former footballer Andy Woodward hopes Barry Bennell will spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing young boys

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