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Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup: Leicester City 2-0 Fleetwood Town highlights Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player to score a goal awarded by a video assistant referee in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood in an FA Cup third-round replay. Iheanacho opened the scoring – with a routine strike – […]

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager

Jose Mourinho took over as manager at Old Trafford on 27 May, 2016 Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a new contract. Talks have progressed well and it is now just a matter of time before Mourinho commits to remain at Old Trafford beyond the expiry of his […]

History made – watch first VAR goal in England

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Ashley ends Newcastle takeover talks with businesswoman Staveley

Ashley ends Newcastle takeover talks with businesswoman Staveley

Mike Ashley took charge of the club in 2007 Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has ended talks with businesswoman Amanda Staveley over a takeover that could have been worth around £250m. Ashley said in October he wanted to sell the club after 10 years in charge. He was believed to have been close to selling […]

English Championship boasts third biggest crowds in Europe

English Championship boasts third biggest crowds in Europe

More than 52,000 fans watched Newcastle draw with Leeds in April 2017 The Championship was the third most-watched league in European football during the 2016-17 season. The Premier League tops the list with total attendances of more than 13m, with Germany’s Bundesliga second. England’s second tier, with an total of more than 11m, ranks higher […]

Man City end pursuit of Arsenal forward Sanchez

Man City end pursuit of Arsenal forward Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez joined Arsenal in 2014 for £31.7m Manchester City have decided not to pursue their interest in signing Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. The club have decided the cost of pursuing the 29-year-old would be prohibitively expensive. Manager Pep Guardiola, the club’s owner Khaldoon al Mubarak and other senior officials are all in agreement. It […]

Pogba stars as Man Utd cruise to victory against Stoke

Pogba stars as Man Utd cruise to victory against Stoke

Antonio Valencia celebrates his third goal of the season A Paul Pogba-inspired Manchester United cruised to victory as incoming Stoke boss Paul Lambert watched his new side’s struggles continue at Old Trafford. The France midfielder created first-half goals for Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial, added to by Romelu Lukaku after the break as Jose Mourinho’s […]

Desire burns inside me and criticism is unfair, says new Wales boss Giggs

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Proud’ Wales boss Giggs was ‘itching’ to return to football New Wales boss Ryan Giggs says he has been unfairly criticised by fans, and a desire to reach a major tournament with the country “burns” inside him. Giggs, 44, played 64 times for Wales between 1991 and […]

Cyrille Regis dies: ‘Pioneer to many, but to me he was just my uncle’ – Jason Roberts

Cyrille Regis dies: ‘Pioneer to many, but to me he was just my uncle’ – Jason Roberts

Cyrille Regis visited nephew Jason Roberts at his foundation in north London last week Cyrille Regis, the former West Brom and England forward, has died at the age of 59. He has been described as “one of the great symbols of the fight against racism” and “a pioneer for black footballers” across the world. Here, […]

‘One of the great symbols of the fight against racism’ – tributes paid to ‘iconic’ Regis

‘One of the great symbols of the fight against racism’ – tributes paid to ‘iconic’ Regis

Media playback is not supported on this device Brian Deane breaks down during Cyrille Regis tribute Cyrille Regis was “one of the great symbols of the fight against racism” and “a pioneer for black footballers” across the world, West Brom say. The former Baggies player has died aged 59 after falling ill on Sunday night. […]