I’m so proud – Mauricio Pochettino delight as Chelsea win despite first-half red

Sign up to Miguel Delaney’s Reading the Game newsletter sent straight to your inbox for free Sign up to Miguel’s Delaney’s free weekly newsletter Thanks for signing up to the Football email Mauricio Pochettino spoke of his pride after watching Chelsea cling on with 10 men to earn a battling 3-2 win against Brighton at Stamford Bridge. Captain Conor Gallagher was sent off late in the first half with the

Guardiola calls out Arteta after controversial referee decision hurts Man City

Pep Guardiola insisted he would not make a “Mikel Arteta comment” when pressed for his opinions on the referee’s decision not to play the advantage against Tottenham on Sunday as Jack Grealish broke free on goal. In the fourth minute of extra time, with the score tied at 3-3, City launched themselves up the pitch in pursuit of a late winner. Grealish was played in behind the Spurs defence but

How ex-Brighton star got the last laugh against his former club

THE NOTEBOOK: Chelsea have captains sent off in back-to-back games, Robert Sanchez gets the last laugh against his former club and Blues pair follow in Lampard and Terry’s footsteps Chelsea came out victorious against Brighton but saw Gallagher sent off  There was late drama as a penalty decision was seemingly overturned  Big Ange has lost three in a row, but no chance he changes his style: IAKO  Chelsea held on

Verstappen holds talks with Alonso and discusses plan to become team-mates

Max Verstappen wins third consecutive Formula One world championship Max Verstappen has revealed that he recently held talks with Fernando Alonso about teaming up together for the upcoming 24hrs of LeMans race. The FIA World Endurance Championship event runs from June 15-June 16 next year – a week before the Spanish Grand Prix. Many F1 drivers have expressed their interest in taking part in the event although no one has officially signed

Bristol City 1-2 Norwich: Canaries score 95th minute goal to win

Bristol City 1-2 Norwich: Adah Idah’s 95th minute winner saves David Wagner’s blushes after Canaries come from a goal behind to secure all three points with dramatic comeback The win moves Norwich into 13th in the table, one place above Bristol in 14th Jason Knight opened the scoring before George Tanner scored an own goal  Manchester United in a mess – they have a collapse in them – It’s All Kicking

Rory McIlroy backs controversial universla golf ball rollback

Rory McIlroy backs controversial golf ball rollback for professionals AND amateur players – meaning balls will travel less in the air – but claims ‘money talks’ in swipe at manufacturers and elites  Rory McIlroy has backed plans to curb how far golf balls travel in the air  The reported plans would see new golf balls introduced that fly 15 yards less He was originally in favour of the changes just

Gareth Southgate: England must have humility to start again in Euro 2024

Sign up to Miguel Delaney’s Reading the Game newsletter sent straight to your inbox for free Sign up to Miguel’s Delaney’s free weekly newsletter Thanks for signing up to the Football email Gareth Southgate says England must have the “humility to start again” as the Euro 2020 runners-up look to go one glorious step further in Germany next summer. Impressive progress during the former defender’s seven-year reign means the side

Alexis Mac Allister explains what really happened in Nunez and Guardiola clash

Alexis Mac Allister has lifted the lid on what was said between Darwin Nunez and Pep Guardiola to spark their full-time clash after Liverpool’s recent draw with Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool staff had to intervene as Nunez and Guardiola exchanged words in the aftermath of the game at the Etihad Stadium. The City boss was quick to insist that ‘nothing happened’ between the pair, while Klopp also

'Ref needs prison' for 'worst UFC stoppage ever' after 19 headshots on the floor

Fans think a UFC referee deserves prison time after failing to stopping a clash where one fighter took 19 headshots on the floor. Bobby Green was knocked out in thunderous fashion by Jalin Turner in the first round at UFC Austin on Saturday. The 37-year-old veteran suffered his 15th career defeat after being caught on the temple, at which point he faced a barrage of heavy shots and fell to

'I reunited with Sunderland Netflix star – now we're aiming for FA Cup upset'

EFL veteran Chris Maguire was taking a leap of faith when he dropped into Non-League with Eastleigh. Having started out at Aberdeen, the 34-year-old has some of the biggest clubs outside the Premier League on his CV, the likes of Sunderland, Portsmouth and Sheffield Wednesday. With his family based back in his native Scotland, a move to the south coast of England as he nears the end of his career