In the catalogue of football cliches, decisions balance out over the course of the Premier League season is up there with one of the oldest in the book. It used to be a fairly accurate statement but how times have changed, and since the introduction of VAR into the English top-flight, it may no longer be true. The latest round of fixtures was yet another off-day for the video assistant
Some of the most poignant moments of Netflix’s Formula 1: Drive to Survive series are the tributes to motorsport great Niki Lauda . In recent years he played a key role in turning Mercedes from a team struggling for podiums to the most dominant team F1 has ever seen, winning six consecutive drivers’ and constructors’ championships. His most famous act as Mercedes F1’s non-executive chairman was to help entice Lewis
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will still be without three first-team players for the upcoming clash, as club captain Jordan Henderson and midfielders James Milner and Xherdan Shaqiri will not be involved against Watford on Saturday. Henderson, who picked up a hamstring injury during their last-16 Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid, is training but isn’t an option yet for the German coach. Milner, who has a muscle injury, is on
Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa will be looking to extend the club current three-game winning streak in the Championship today when they take on Hull City at the KC Stadium for today’s lunch-time kick-off. However, Leeds will be without goalkeeper Kiko Casilla, after the Spaniard was issued with an eight-match ban for racism. The 33-year-old was banned and fined £60,000 after being found guilty of racially abusing Charlton Athletic forward
Jay Harris hopes he can ditch the Amazon Warehouse for good and deliver a world title belt to his unborn child. Welsh flyweight Harris has enjoyed a remarkable turnaround just 18 months after coming close to quitting the sport. Opportunities dried up after he won the Commonwealth title and he had to be persuaded by family and friends not to give up on his dream. Overnight shifts at an Amazon
The Waratahs have asked SANZAAR to look into a possible act of foul play from Lions second-rower Ruben Schoeman on NSW captain Rob Simmons during their 29-17 victory in Sydney on Friday night. The incident was not picked up during the match, but a photo emerged on Saturday showing Schoeman’s fingers making contact with Simmons’ eye region. Ruben Schoeman makes contact with Rob Simmons’ eye on Friday night.Credit:Peter Mitchell Footage
Back-to-back Blamey Stakes victor Fifty Stars has won a wildcard into the $5 million All-Star Mile but connections face the tough decision of deciding between the richest mile race in the world or an elusive group 1. The David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig-trained entire ran quicker time than Alligator Blood in winning Saturday's group 2 mile at Flemington, which earned him a direct passage into the All-Star Mile
Geelong 10.7 (67) def. Richmond 7.3 (45) The goals flowed and Geelong claimed their first win of the AFLW season beating Richmond at Queen Elizabeth Oval, Bendigo on Saturday. The Cats and Tigers put on a high-scoring game with 17 goals and plenty of inside-50s but it was the second-year Cats who took their chances, especially in the second term where they scored 35 points to build a match-winning lead.
The question of who is the best between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo has divided many football fans, but Marco van Basten, who is regarded as one of the greatest strikers in the history of the sport, has now revealed his choice. Van Basten, who is a three-time Ballon d’Or winner, is an admirer of Ronaldo but maintains that no-one can be compared to Messi. “Cristiano Ronaldo is a great
Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions that a 'weak' Premier League has contributed to Liverpool's success this season. The Reds have a massive 22-point lead at the top of the table and are on course to end their 30-year wait for a league title. They need just 12 more points to be crowned champions after failing to win only one of their opening 27 matches – at Manchester United in October.