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  • Premier League: Mourinho explains shut-up gesture after Manchester United vs Tottenham

    October 28, 2017 5:03 PM 24

    Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has explained his finger-to-the-lips gesture, after they beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday. Mourinho’s introduction of Anthony Martial in the 70th minute, proved to be a masterstroke, as the France international netted the winner with 10 minutes left. He celebrated at full-time by putting his finger

  • Man United beat Spurs; Man City, Arsenal, Liverpool all win

    October 28, 2017 3:33 PM 95

    Anthony Martial came off the bench to fire Manchester United to a 1-0 victory as Jose Mourinho's men edged a cagey encounter with high-flying Tottenham. Second hosted third as the Premier League title contenders looked to keep up with early pace-setters Manchester City. The match looked set to end in an unremarkable draw, only for substitute Martial

  • Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer criticises 'weak' Spurs defending after slack marking allowed Manchester United's Anthony Martial to net winner

    October 28, 2017 3:20 PM 17

    Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer has blasted Tottenham's 'weak' defending which allowed Manchester United's Anthony Martial to grab a late winner to beat Mauricio Pochettino's side 1-0. The former Premier League winner with Blackburn Rovers roundly criticised Spurs on the long-running BBC One football show on Saturday evening. The defeat leaves Spurs

  • Dele Alli misses golden chance as Tottenham miss Harry Kane at United

    October 28, 2017 2:10 PM 27

    It proved to be a frustratingly familiar story for Tottenham as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at Manchester United for the third season in a row. In a game of fine margins and few clear chances, Spurs were on course for a useful point with 10 minutes to go. But having missed their only gilt-edged opportunity as Dele Alli prodded wide from six yards, the north

  • Wales & England forwards to train against each other before autumn Tests

    October 28, 2017 10:59 AM 23

    Wales and England forwards will train against each other for the first time before the autumn Tests. The idea for the one-off session, scheduled for 6 November in Bristol, came after this summer's British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. England forwards coach Steve Borthwick was among Lions coach Warren Gatland's assistants for the drawn series

  • Joshua vs Takam: Anthony Joshua's career-heaviest weight does not concern promoter Eddie Hearn

    October 27, 2017 11:10 PM 22

    Promoter Eddie Hearn dismissed concerns about Anthony Joshua's weight after he was heavier than ever for the world title fight with Carlos Takam. "He's been light in camp," Hearn told Sky Sports. "We were up in Sheffield for the media day last week, he was probably about 17st 8 [lbs] after training 17st 9 [lbs]. Obviously he's got a chef up in the house

  • Jose Mourinho hits out at Carabao Cup delay: Why I’m unhappy about quarter-finals draw

    October 27, 2017 9:30 PM 21

    The draw for the Carabao Cup quarter-finals was scheduled to take place live on Twitter yesterday at 4pm. But after a lengthy delay due to “a minor technical glitch at Twitter HQ”, the draw was posted on Twitter pre-recored. Manchester United were handed a favourable pairing against Championship side Bristol City at Ashton Gate, which will take place

  • Quadri, Assar are good African ambassadors globally – ATTF

    October 27, 2017 5:48 AM 23

    For doing the continent proud, just as they continue to raise the profile of Africa at global level, the President of African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF), Khaled El-Salhy has described Aruna Quadri (NGR) and Omar Assar (EGY) as the region’s pride following their display at the just concluded 2017 ITTF World Cup in Liege, Belgium. means a lot as it declares

  • Governor Bello Splashes N10m, Coaster Bus On Niger Tornadoes, Captain Aliko Eager To Achieve More With Club

    October 26, 2017 9:01 PM 25

    The football-loving Governor who was in attendance when Niger Tornadoes lost 3-2 on penalties to Akwa United in the final of the 2017 Aiteo Cup at the Agege Stadium Lagos, where both teams played out a drab goalless draw after 90 minutes, also donated a brand new bus to the team, it was also gathered. Niger Tornadoes captain, Mustapha Aliko said that he was pleased

  • Carabao Cup: Chelsea vs Bournemouth, Man Utd vs Bristol City

    October 26, 2017 5:56 PM 88

    Manchester United travel to Bristol City to begin the defense of their English Football League Cup now renamed the Carabao Cup. United, who defeated Swansea City 2-0 in the fourth round, will head to Ashton Gate to take on the Championship side, who dumped Crystal Palace after securing a 4-1 in the previous round. Chelsea were drawn against Bournemouth