Newcastle takeover: Families of campaigners held in Saudi Arabia ‘beg’ Premier League to block bid

The families of human rights campaigners held in Saudi jails have written to Premier League chief executive Richard Masters with a personal plea that the takeover of Newcastle United is not allowed to go ahead while their loved ones remain imprisoned. The letter, organised by human rights charity Grant Liberty, “begs” the competition to “do the right thing” and use its “unique opportunity to demand change”. The Premier League has

Earthlight makes winning return at Deauville

Earthlight maintained his unbeaten record with an impressive return to action in the Qatar Prix Kistena at Deauville. Andre Fabre’s colt was one of the star juveniles in Europe last season – winning each of his five starts, including Group One triumphs in the Prix Morny over this course and distance and the Middle Park at Newmarket. Source: Read Full Article

Redknapp tips Neves for the top after his brilliant assist in 3-0 win

‘He’s going right to the top of the game’: Jamie Redknapp heaps praise on Ruben Neves after midfielder’s brilliant assist for Diogo Jota wrapped up Wolves 3-0 win over Everton Wolves star Ruben Neves has been tipped for big things by Jamie Redknapp  The 23-year-old midfielder was pivotal in the midfield for at Molineux again  Neves’ assist for Diogo Jota saw him win the ball and play a glorious long

Max Verstappen bemoans 'boring' Styrian Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton dominant win

Max Verstappen conceded Red Bull were just “too slow” to compete with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas at the Styrian Grand Prix. Hamilton put in a sensational lap in qualifying on Saturday to put his car on pole for Sunday’s race. Verstappen ran the Briton close and was hopeful of challenging in the race from second on the grid. But Hamilton got the better start and he never looked back

Tottenham vs Arsenal LIVE: Team news and line ups confirmed, north London derby latest

TOTTENHAM vs ARSENAL | LIVE! Tottenham are unbeaten in their last five home Premier League games against the Gunners Spurs have dropped 42 points from winning positions in Premier League games against Arsenal Manager Jose Mourinho has never lost a home game against Arsenal in his career Bukayo Saka has 12 assists in all competitions this season, only Kevin De Bruyne (19) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (14) have more amongst Premier

Wilfried Zaha details vile racist abuse he received from football fan

Wilfried Zaha has called out some of the sickening racist abuse he has received on social media. The Crystal Palace star has revealed he has been sent a series of offensive messages on Instagram from an Aston Villa fan ahead of the Premier League game at Villa Park on Sunday. Zaha posted several screenshots on his social accounts on the morning of the match, showing someone claiming to support the

Barry Geraghty explains decision to retire

Barry Geraghty is looking forward to the next chapter in his life and career after announcing his retirement from the saddle. The 40-year-old took to Twitter late on Saturday evening to confirm his illustrious career had come to an end, having ridden a whole host of big-race winners – including the Grand National aboard Monty’s Pass in 2003 and a massive haul of 43 victories at the Cheltenham Festival. Source:

Ferrari chaos in opening lap of Styrian Grand Prix as Vettel and Leclerc crash and retire

Ferrari had a disastrous start to the Styrian Grand Prix after seeing both Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc clash on turn three on the opening lap. Ferrari had already endured a frustrating weekend with Leclerc qualifying back in 14th and Vettel in 10th respectively. The team knew there was work to do in the race to fight up the grid. But the two drivers ended up tangling with each other

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc's Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto makes brutal admission

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc’s boss Mattia Binotto admits Ferrari aren’t fit to bear the name of F1’s most illustrious team at present. The struggling Italians endured another nightmare day on Saturday as Vettel and Leclerc qualified in 10th and 11th respectively for the Styrian Grand Prix. Leclerc failed to get out of Q2 and his disappointment was compounded when he was handed a three-place grid penalty for Sunday’s race

White insists UFC won't pressure Khabib to return after father's death

‘We’re not messing with Khabib. We’re leaving him alone’: Dana White insists UFC will not put pressure on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s octagon return after the Russian champion’s father and trainer died of Covid-19 complications Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov passed on July 3 after contracting the coronavirus The Russian was the father and trainer of UFC lightweight dominator, Khabib  Nurmagomedov Junior had looked set to fight Justin Gaethje in September  However, his return is