Football

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

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

Barry Bennell was found guilty of 43 child sex offences last week

Barry Bennell jailed for 31 years

Barry Bennell jailed for 31 years

Bennell was found guilty of 43 child sex offences last week

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Barry Bennell was renowned as one of the top scouts in British football

Pressure mounts on Manchester City and Crewe to apologise to Barry Bennell victims

Pressure mounts on Manchester City and Crewe to apologise to Bennell victims

Disgraced former football coach was found guilty of seven more counts of child sex abuse today

Berry Bennell guilty of seven more sex offences, bringing total to 43

Berry Bennell guilty of seven more sex offences, bringing total to 43

Berry Bennell guilty of seven more sex offences, bringing total to 43

It is thought the amount of victims assaulted by Bennell could be more than 100

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Barry Bennell was found guilty of carrying out systematic sex abuse

Barry Bennell guilty of 'industrial scale' child sex abuse

Barry Bennell guilty of 'industrial scale' child sex abuse

Verdict comes after four weeks of moving testimony in court

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Fans flocked to Old Trafford to remember the Busby Babes

Munich disaster anniversary: Emotional Manchester United fan pays his own moving tribute to Busby Babes

Emotional Manchester United fan pays his own moving tribute to Munich victims

Tearful supporter claims the Babes were 'everything' to United and suggested they made the club the biggest in the world

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Barry Bennell was 'child molester on an industrial scale', court hears

Barry Bennell was 'child molester on an industrial scale', court hears

Barry Bennell was 'child molester on an industrial scale', court hears

Prosecutor Nicholas Johnson QC claims Barry Bennell exploited children who would do anything to be a professional footballer

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

West Ham suspends director of player recruitment over racism allegations

West Ham United suspend director of player recruitment over racism allegations

West Ham suspend director of player recruitment over racism allegations

West Ham are now conducting a 'full and thorough investigation'

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Neville has said the tweets don't reflect his character

Forget the apology, Phil Neville remains a shockingly bad appointment as England Women's manager

'Forget the apology, Phil Neville should not be England Women's coach'

Neville can say what he likes. The reality is that his appointment demonstrates the FA at its very worst

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Flags, cat selfies and dating in pie shops - we had it all today

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: January 30

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: January 30

Flags, cat selfies and dating in pie shops - we had it all today

'Cyrille Regis didn't try and fight crusades, he just was who he was', says manager Ron Atkinson

'Cyrille Regis didn't try and fight crusades, he just was who he was', says manager Ron Atkinson

'Cyrille Regis didn't try and fight crusades, he just was who he was'

Former manager Ron Atkinson says Cyrille Regis was a 'phenomenal footballer and an even better bloke'

Footballer Andy Cole says Cyrille Regis was a 'pioneer' and his 'hero'

Manchester United legend Andy Cole says Cyrille Regis was a 'pioneer' and his 'hero'

Footballer Andy Cole says Cyrille Regis was a 'pioneer' and his 'hero'

Former professional footballer Andy Cole says Cyrille Regis is the reason he played football

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Hayes car crash: Harry Rice's former football manager pays tribute to 'genuine nice lad'

Hayes car crash: Harry Rice's former football manager pays tribute to 'genuine nice lad'

Hayes car crash: Harry Rice's former manager pays tribute to 'genuine nice lad'

Harry Rice died in a car crash along with two of his friends

Roy Larner was hailed a hero as he recovered from the London Bridge attack

London Bridge hero who shouted 'f*** you I'm Millwall' at terrorists spared jail for racist rants

London Bridge hero spared jail for racist rants

Millwall fan Roy Larner launched islamophobic rant at local MP's office and spat on black photographer

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Phil Neville made jokes about wife-beating and gender inequality

Phil Neville sexist comments are disgraceful - but the FA is the real villain

'Phil Neville sexist comments are disgraceful - but the FA is the real villain'

talkRADIO newsreader Sandy Warr says that attacking the former Manchester United star is missing the bigger picture

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time', says Saira Khan

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time', says Saira Khan

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time'

Saira Khan has said people shouldn't' have the ability to go back far into your social media history

The messages came to light after Neville was named coach of the England Women's team

Former Manchester United star Phil Neville apologises for sexist tweets

Former Manchester United star Phil Neville apologises for sexist tweets

Neville faced torrent of criticism after being named coach of England Women's team

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Manchester United crush City in social media war as Alexis Sanchez signing eclipses Kevin De Bruyne announcement

Manchester United crush City in social media war with Alexis Sanchez signing

Reaction to United's big reveal dwarfed that of their cross-town rivals

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jon Flanagan (left) attacked his girlfriend on December 22

Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan sentenced over girlfriend attack

Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan sentenced over girlfriend attack

Flanagan pleaded guilty to common assault by kicking Rachael Wall earlier this month.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Sevilla play Manchester United in the Champions League next month

Angry Sevilla ultras confront players just weeks before Manchester United clash

Angry Sevilla ultras confront players just weeks before Manchester United clash

Fans hold heart-to-heart with players as club's crisis continues

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

Alexis Sanchez is the subject of a Manchester transfer battle

Manchester United legend Gary Neville in Twitter war with pundit Guillem Balague over Alexis Sanchez saga

Gary Neville in Twitter war with Guillem Balague over Alexis Sanchez saga

Balague suggests the Manchester City-Manchester United saga is a clash between success and money, but Neville sees it differently

Graham Rix [left] spent several years as a coach at Chelsea, after playing at Arsenal

Former Chelsea coach Graham Rix denies racism claims

Former Chelsea coaches deny racism claims

Rix and former chief scout Gwyn Williams named in a report by the Guardian earlier today

The inicident took place yesterday afternoon (January 11)

Car crashes into bus while being chased by police car near Manchester City stadium

Car crashes into bus while being chased by police car

Car was 'doing 70 or 80mph' at time of crash

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Eric Abidal (right) has now clarified his comments on Lionel Messi

Spanish media claims Lionel Messi tried to stop cancer-stricken teammate sending videos

Lionel Messi 'tried to stop cancer-stricken teammate sending videos'

El Chiringuito de Jugones now faces a backlash over mis-translated interview

Bennell denies 48 sex abuse charges

Barry Bennell Trial, day four: Trial continues after Bennell called alleged victim's allegations 'impossible'

Barry Bennell trial continues after former football coach ridiculed allegations

Bennell called some of the allegations from his first alleged victim 'impossible' yesterday

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Bennell coached Crewe Alexandra

Barry Bennell Trial: Court returns for third day after Bennell branded a nightmarish paedophile by prosecutors

Barry Bennell trial resumes after former soccer coach branded dangerous predator

Prosecutors painted hellish picture of Bennell yesterday, claiming he used horror films and sheeps' heads to terrify children

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Beardsley was part of the England team which came close to winning the 1990 World Cup

Newcastle announce Peter Beardsley will take 'period of leave' while club probe racism claims

Peter Beardsley to take 'period of leave' while Newcastle probe racism claims

Beardsley coaches club's under-23 team

The incident happened between 11.50pm and 12.25am on 21 December

Man in penguin costume assaulted on train in row over Tottenham Hotspur

Man in penguin costume assaulted on train in row over Tottenham Hotspur

Officers have released CCTV images in connection with the assault and affray, and are appealing for information about those caught on film

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes racism claim

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes racism claim

Ibrahimovic claims Swedish press single him out because of his immigrant background

Barry Bennell's trial is expected to last eight weeks

Barry Bennell pleads guilty to six child sex offence charges

Barry Bennell pleads guilty to six child sex offence charges

Bennell, a former coach of Crewe Alexandra, is charged with 55 offences, including 42 counts of indecent assault, 11 counts of buggery and two counts of attempted buggery.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Lionel Messi is widely regarded as the best footballer in the world

Lionel Messi has 'Catalan Independence escape clause in contract'

Lionel Messi has 'Catalan Independence escape clause in contract'

Spanish newspaper claims Messi would be able to leave Barca without paying escape clause if Barca were forced to play in inferior league

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Silva's baby was born extremely prematurely this week

Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Michael Carrick lead messages of support for City star David Silva

Manchester United legends lead messages of support for City star David Silva

Spanish midfielder's baby was born extremely prematurely this week

Everton secured a 1-1 draw at Anfield in December

Everton fan given football banning order for lighting smoke bomb during derby with Liverpool

Everton fan given football banning order for lighting smoke bomb at Liverpool

Patrick Devlin has been given a three-year banning order, as well as a fine and a criminal record

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Trevor Sinclair pleaded guilty to drink-driving and racially aggravated public order offence

Trevor Sinclair: Former Manchester City and West Ham star pleads guilty to drink-driving and racially aggravated public order offence

Trevor Sinclair pleads guilty to drink-driving and racially aggravated offence

Sinclair committed the offence against a police officer last year

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Bill Shankly remains an icon for Liverpool fans and the hotel (not pictured) was created in his honour

Man charged with attempted murder over incident at Bill Shankly-themed hotel in Liverpool

Man charged over near-death fall at Bill Shankly hotel in Liverpool

Craig Looby charged after man fell from fourth-floor balcony on Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Ronaldo is one of the highest-paid football players in the world

Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo should be in prison, says Spanish financial crime tsar

Cristiano Ronaldo should be in prison, says Spanish financial crime tsar

Ronaldo publishes image apparently mocking the claim

George Weah starred for several of Europe's biggest clubs

Former Chelsea and Manchester City player George Weah elected Liberian president

Former Chelsea and Manchester City player George Weah elected Liberian president

Football legend beats Joseph Boakai after second round of voting

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The two clubs blamed each other for the fracas

Manchester United and Manchester City to face no further action over tunnel fracas

Manchester United and Manchester City to face no further action over tunnel spat

Players and staff from the two clubs became embroiled in a brawl after City's 2-1 win at Old Trafford

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Arsene Wenger may not be impressed to find his stadium has a mice problem

Arsenal facing embarrassment after inspection shows Emirates Stadium is infested with mice

Inspection shows Arsenal's Emirates Stadium infested with mice

Hygiene inspectors found traces of droppings all around the stadium

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

'A message needs to be sent to football fans who hurl homophobic abuse regardless'

LGBT footballers: We must stamp out homophobic chants, says gay player Jim Hearson

We must stamp out homophobic chants, says gay footballer

Jim Hearson, a defender at LGBT friendly football club London Titans FC, says there are more than 30 LGBT supporters groups who attend matches

Sterling joined City from Liverpool in 2015

Raheem Sterling: Man arrested for racially abusing Manchester City star

Man arrested for racially abusing Manchester City star Raheem Sterling

Former Liverpool player suffered the abuse before City's victory over Tottenham

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Antoine Griezmann posted this photo on his way to a party

Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann apologises for 'blackface'

Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann apologises for 'blackface'

Griezmann inundated with criticism after posting blackface photo

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Many football fans are furious at Prince Harry for potentially ruining their big day

Arsenal fan Prince Harry brutally mocked for having Royal Wedding on FA Cup Final Day

Prince Harry brutally mocked for having Royal Wedding on cup final day

Many have expressed their anger at Harry for creating the clash, but others have settled for plain mockery

Ronaldinho was known for his playboy lifestyle as a player

Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho to enter politics with far-right party

Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho to enter politics with far-right party

Former AC Milan and PSG footballer to join the National Ecological Party

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Ford made the comments to BBC Wales

Jonathan Ford: Welsh FA boss sorry for saying next manager will 'definitely not' be English

Welsh FA boss sorry for saying next manager will 'definitely not' be English

Welsh FA chief executive faces investigation over concerns remark could be seen as racist

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Amanda Staveley, seen here in 2008, has reportedly finalised her deal to take over Newcastle

Financier Amanda Staveley 'agrees Newcastle United takeover'

Financier Amanda Staveley 'agrees Newcastle United takeover'

Staveley sealed the deal at a London curry house, according to The Sun

Chelsea fans are seen celebrating their equaliser in the 1-1 draw

Chelsea supporters who let off smoke bombs at Liverpool banned for three years

Chelsea supporters who let off smoke bombs at Liverpool banned for three years

John McCulloch and Charles Orchard both have criminal record and could be jailed if they breach terms of ban

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

A Sevilla fan is seen before the Europa League final with Liverpool. Biris supporters were blamed for causing violence during that match, one of several incidents linked to the group

Champions League draw: Meet the brutal Sevilla hooligan firm waiting for Manchester United in the Champions League

Meet the brutal Sevilla hooligan firm waiting for Manchester United

The Biris Norte may not have the fame of some rival hooligan firms, but these ultras pose real menace

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Russia fans, seen here rioting during last year's Euro 2016 match against English, disgraced themselves again last night

WATCH: Russian football hooligans riot during game between Zenit Saint Petersburg and Real Sociedad

WATCH: Russian football hooligans riot during game in Spain

Footage captured before and after last night's game shows Russian soccer fans running riot

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Last month's match was the first between the two clubs in the Premier League era

Police apologise to Brighton and Crystal Palace after wrongly claiming weapons found at game

Police apologise to Brighton and Crystal Palace after false weapons claim

Sussex Police had accused fans of discarding weapons at the Amex stadium

Noel Gallagher's appointment has sparked a flood of jokes and mockery

Manchester United fans join Gary Neville in trolling City after Noel Gallagher Sky Sports derby appointment

Manchester United troll City after Noel Gallagher Sky Sports appointment

Noel Gallagher will be representing City in the Sky studios on Sunday, rather than an ex-player. United fans have greeted the appointment will all the decorum you'd expect

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Liverpool coach Steven Gerrard preferred not to dwell on the alleged incident

Liverpool star Rhian Brewster 'racially abused by Spartak Moscow player'

Liverpool star Rhian Brewster 'racially abused by Spartak Moscow player'

Liverpool to complain to Uefa after England Under-17s striker allegedly received racist abuse during Uefa Youth League match

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A total of five people have been charged after police raids

Three charged with running human trafficking ring in shadow of Sheffield Wednesday football stadium

Three charged with running human trafficking ring next to Hillsborough stadium

Three people from Leppings Lane charged

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

'England will find a way to moan about the group' - Football fans react to World Cup draw

World Cup 2018 draw: England fans still think we're headed for embarrassment despite the easiest group of all time

'England will find a way to moan' - Football fans react to World Cup draw

England have been put into a group with Tunisia, Panama and Belgium

World Cup draw: 12 unusual facts about England's rivals Belgium, Tunisia and Panama

World Cup draw: 12 unusual facts about England's rivals Tunisia, Panama and Belgium

World Cup: 12 unusual facts about England's rivals Tunisia, Panama and Belgium

England are to play Tunisia, then Panama and finally Belgium in the first part of the Russian World Cup

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