NFL playoffs will see rivalries and a possible generational torch pass

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady drops back to pass against the Los Angeles Chargers defensive during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game.  (AP) The four NFL playoff games this Sunday will feature a face-off between two of the leagues' most accomplished quarterbacks and two of the leagues' young guns in games that have already been […]

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Southgate will snub Man Utd to honour England contract – despite potentially losing millions

Reports over the weekend suggested the Three Lions boss was being considered alongside Mauricio Pochettino and interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to succeed Jose Mourinho. But The Daily Mail understand The Football Association are confident Southgate will rebuff any offer from Old Trafford, should one be forthcoming. The 48-year-old has overhauled the culture surrounding the England senior team and guided […]

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What will happen if Parliament passes Theresa May's Brexit deal?

The Commons vote on her Brexit deal has been rescheduled for tomorrow,  January 15. Here's what could happen next. What happens if Parliament approves May's deal? Mrs May and agreed the terms of an exit deal at an EU leaders' summit on November 25. She now has to get it through Parliament, where MPs have been promised "a meaningful vote". After […]

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Brexit will boost British football, top boss Neil Warnock claims in anti-EU tirade

The Cardiff City boss called on Theresa May to hurry up and take Britain out of the EU. He dismissed claims that Brexit will make it harder to sign up European players and insisted the certainty of leaving will actually help British sport. Mr Warnock told reporters: "I think once the country knows what they’re doing, it will be straightforward." […]

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Fears for Will Hughes as Watford midfielder is subbed off with suspected concussion

Hughes clashed with giant defender Mamadou Sakho in the early stages of Watford's game away at Crystal Palace. After he was treated by the Hornets' medical staff, the 23-year-old was allowed to continue. But he only lasted until the 19th minute before he was replaced by Ken Sema. And some football fans were not happy that he played on after […]

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Daniel Levy will block Mauricio Pochettino's move to Man Utd — even if they pay £50m

The Tottenham chairman has made it clear to his board he plans to reject any Old Trafford approach at the end of the season. And that is even if they offer more than the value of Poch’s contract. Levy has told friends he regards the club’s Argentinian boss so highly he cannot risk losing him. United visit Spurs at Wembley […]

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Rogers says Mat Hayman will be remembered on and off the bike

Canberra's champion cyclist Mathew Hayman was a good bloke long before he earned an international reputation as a selfless team man. Three-time world champion Michael Rogers grew up racing against Hayman and said the kid who beat him in the under-13 ACT championships was just as humble as the man who won the Paris-Roubaix 25 years later. Paris-Roubaix winner Mathew Hayman […]

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Socceroos will need to improve if they are to defend Asian Cup crown

Dubai: Better late than never. The Socceroos have finally arrived at the Asian Cup, but even coach Graham Arnold admits they will need to kick things up at least another gear or two if their dreams of going back-to-back are to be realised. The sour memory of last weekend's 1-0 defeat to Jordan was successfully erased by Friday night's 3-0 thumping […]

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When will Son Heung-min go to the Asian Cup, how many Tottenham games will he miss?

The forward is set to participate in the Asian Cup having already won a gold medal at the Asian Games, and an exemption from military service, back in September. Asian Cup 2019 fixtures and results When does Son Heung-min go to the Asian Cup? Son Heung-min will go to the Asian Cup after Tottenham's home game against Manchester United on […]

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Barcelona will flog Coutinho in a bid to fund sensational transfer deal to bring Neymar back to the Nou Camp

Coutinho has only been at the Nou Camp for a year following a £142million move from Liverpool which made him the third most-expensive player in history. Barca pushed hard to capture the 26-year-old from Anfield as they looked to fill the void left Neymar following his controversial switch to Paris Saint-Germain. But just 12 months on the Standard claim the […]

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