Category: Sports

Superb Cole Palmer scores four as Chelsea hit Everton for six

Cole Palmer became the Premier League’s joint-leading scorer this season as his four goals helped Chelsea crush hapless Everton 6-0 at Stamford Bridge. The former Manchester City player now has 20 for the campaign and dismantled Sean Dyche’s side almost single-handedly, netting a hat-trick inside the first 29 minutes to breathe genuine momentum into his […]

Alejandro Garnacho spoken to by Erik ten Hag over social media activity

Manchester United’s Alejandro Garnacho has been spoken to by Erik ten Hag after the winger liked social media posts criticising the manager’s handling of the player. The Argentinian, taken off at half-time of their 2-2 draw at Bournemouth, liked two messages on X, formerly Twitter, by YouTuber Mark Goldbridge. One read: “Ten Hag subtly blaming […]

Dele Alli ‘overwhelmed’ by support after revealing mental health struggles

Everton forward Dele Alli admits he was “overwhelmed” by the response to his emotional interview in which he confronted mental health issues relating to his troubled childhood. Last summer, the 28-year-old revealed he had been sexually abused as a six-year-old and fell into selling drugs aged just eight, leading to psychological problems later in life. […]

Jordie Barrett to join Leinster on short term contract next season

New Zealand back Jordie Barrett is to join Leinster on a short-term contract next season. The brother of Beauden and Scott, Jordie Barrett has 57 caps for New Zealand, and will join in December 2024 and play until the end of next season. Barrett has made over 100 appearances for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby, […]

Rafael Nadal set to make return to clay at Barcelona Open

Rafael Nadal will make his eagerly-anticipated return to clay on Tuesday after he confirmed his participation in the Barcelona Open and provided a further hint that 2024 will be his last on tour. Nadal has been ravaged by injuries in recent years and announced last May his intention to retire at the conclusion of this […]

Bayern Munich showdown is perfect game for Arsenal to hit back – Declan Rice

Declan Rice believes a Champions League quarter-final clash with Bayern Munich is the “perfect” game for Arsenal to overcome defeat to Aston Villa. The Gunners were deservedly beaten 2-0 by Unai Emery’s men at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon as Leon Bailey and Ollie Watkins scored the goals to boost Villa’s top-four hopes. Arsenal […]

FAI chief Jonathan Hill leaves position with immediate effect

The chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI), Jonathan Hill, is to leave the position with immediate effect. The FAI confirmed the news on Monday morning. The Board of the FAI has confirmed the departure of CEO Jonathan Hill. An interim CEO will be announced in due course, followed by a structured search […]

Scottie Scheffler claims second Masters title in three years

Scottie Scheffler fully justified his status as pre-tournament favourite with a nerveless second Masters title in the space of three years at Augusta National. The world number one carded a closing 68 to finish 11 under par and four shots clear of Sweden’s Ludvig Aberg, with England’s Tommy Fleetwood, two-time major winner Collin Morikawa and […]