Kevin De Bruyne wants trophies, not individual records

‘You remember a season for the trophies you won’: Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne insists lifting Carabao Cup means more than his impressive individual record Manchester City take on Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday   Kevin De Bruyne was on the bench the last time his side appeared at Wembley   He has enjoyed a stellar season in the Premier League, scoring nine times   Kevin De Bruyne

Gay rugby club set to give 'pantomime villain' Folau colourful welcome

Israel Folau will be greeted with rainbow flags by members of a gay rugby club with a transgender captain when he makes his first appearance on English soil for Catalans against Hull FC on Sunday (2am Monday morning AEDT). The cross-code star and fundamentalist Christian recently became the most contentious signing in Super League's 25-year history after joining the Dragons on a one-year deal. After being thrown out of rugby

College basketball's winners and losers: Is Baylor's No. 1 seed in jeopardy after loss?

March is on the horizon, and the madness is already kicking in two weeks out from Selection Sunday. While NCAA tournament bubble teams are sweating whether they will hear their names called, college basketball's best teams are focused on closing out their conference seasons strong and securing a favorable seed for the tournament. Here's a look at the biggest winners and losers in that regard from Saturday:  Winners Kansas: The Jayhawks (26-3,

Pep Guardiola refuses to underestimate Villa in the Carabao Cup final

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to take Aston Villa for granted ahead of Sunday’s Carabao Cup final at Wembley Pep Guardiola is aiming for his fourth Carabao Cup triumph on Sunday His Manchester City side take on relegation-threatened Aston Villa at Wembley The Spaniard says he will not take Dean Smith’s side for granted during the final City won the league encounter against Villa 6-1 earlier this season Having

Jose Mourinho’s man-management style could have disastrous impact on Spurs

Jose Mourinho keeps laying all his cards on the table because he doesn’t possess a poker face. He claims he’s having to deal with a losing hand. Never mind having no bullets in his gun, the Tottenham boss has no aces in his pack following the losses of Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min. Never mind having Dele Alli, Lucas Moura and Erik Lamela to turn to. He must have forgotten

Man City the Carabao cup kings: How Pep's men dominate the competition

Manchester City the Carabao cup KINGS: Since being out-muscled by Man United in 2016 Pep Guardiola’s men have dominated the competition like never before… but ONE rival side still holds a better league cup record Manchester City are preparing to face Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup final Pep Guardiola’s side are enjoying a huge period of dominance in the competition Since last going out, in October 2016, City have

Robert Pires backs Man City to consider transfer for Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish

Arsenal legend Robert Pires has claimed Aston Villa ’s Jack Grealish is reminiscent of Dennis Bergkamp, with the Frenchman tipping Manchester City to sign him in the summer. Grealish has impressed upon his return to the Premier League with boyhood club Villa and Pires, who spent a season at Villa Park, believes the 24-year-old could help his side cause a major upset against City in the Carabao Cup final. “Jack

Harry Winks reveals Jose Mourinho instructed him to train even harder

‘I had an honest chat with the manager’: Harry Winks reveals Jose Mourinho instructed him to train even harder to make his way back into Tottenham side Harry Winks has started Tottenham’s last nine games in all competitions But the 24-year-old said he was instructed to train harder by Jose Mourinho  Winks also believes English football does not appreciate passing midfielders Harry Winks has revealed Jose Mourinho told him he

Arsenal financial squeeze opens door for Barcelona to launch Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bid

Barcelona are ready to move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Arsenal preparing to cover a black hole on their finances this summer. The Gunners are desperate for a return to the Champions League next season after posting losses of £27.1million for the 2018/19 campaign. The Europa League defeat against Olympiakos – in which Aubameyang scored before missing a late sitter – not only leaves them short of £8m in prize money

Bane, TCU stun No. 2 Baylor with late 18-1 run

FORT WORTH, Texas — Desmond Bane scored 23 points, including eight straight in TCU’s tiebreaking run as the Horned Frogs upended No. 2 Baylor 75-72 on Saturday. Bane made a long tiebreaking 3-pointer with 4:42 left that put the Horned Frogs (16-13, 7-9 Big 12) ahead to stay. After blocking a shot by Jared Butler, Bane then made a turnaround jumper before adding another 3 to make it 63-55 with