'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

Liverpool predicted XI v Fulham as Jurgen Klopp restores ‘super important’ star

Jurgen Klopp previews Liverpool's clash with Fulham Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp can restore his first-choice starting 11 to face Fulham after resting several key stars for the midweek Europa League victory over LASK. Klopp’s biggest dilemma will be whether to use the ‘super important’ Darwin Nunez or continue with Cody Gakpo, who struck twice in Europe on Thursday. Here is how Express Sport thinks Liverpool could line up at Anfield.

Mohamed Salah shows true colours when two rival players asked for his shirt

Mohamed Salah showed his true colours in ensuring that both of the LASK players who asked for his shirt after Liverpool’s Europa League tie on Thursday night got his jersey. Salah scored Liverpool’s third from the penalty spot as the Reds cruised to a 4-0 victory over the Austrian side at Anfield. The three points ensure that the Merseyside outfit are through to the knockout stages while LASK remain rock

FA Cup draw LIVE as Man Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal discover fate

Premier League teams will learn their opponents in Sunday’s FA Cup third-round draw. The likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal enter the competition at this stage, with fixtures scheduled to take place on the weekend of January 6-7. Manchester City are the current holders of the tournament. Pep Guardiola’s side defeated rivals Man Utd in the final last season, and Ten Hag’s Red Devils will be seeking revenge

'I won Ballon d'Or – my first football had to be destroyed by my soldier father'

Bookmark For the latest from the pitch sign up for our football newsletter Thank you for subscribing! For the latest from the pitch sign up for our football newsletter We have more newsletters What are your first memories of playing football? For many, it's zipping and sliding across a muddy field, with a stiff, winter's breeze cutting through their hair as they punt a cheap football towards a goal marked

Burnley 5-0 Sheffield United: Clarets claim their first home win

Burnley 5-0 Sheffield United: Clarets claim their first home win of the season in emphatic style to heap misery on 10-man Blades and embattled coach Paul Heckingbottom Vincent Kompany’s side won their first home match against 10-man Blades Five different scorers compounded Sheffield United’s misery at Turf Moor  Rock bottom of the league… why is nobody talking about the sack for Vincent Kompany? It’s All Kicking Off Jay Rodriguez scored

Can Gareth Southgate's side end their wait for Euro success in 2024?

So close and yet so far! England have only reached the final of the Euros once in 10 attempts but after the draw for next summer’s competition, can Gareth Southgate’s side go one better than last time out? Re-live the action from Hamburg as England learn their Group C opponents  The Three Lions have only once reached the final of the competition – in 2021 Gareth Southgate backs his England stars

Tottenham a thorn in Man Utd and Chelsea's side as two targets eyed

Ange Postecoglou says ‘we’ll get through it’ after Tottenham are beaten again Tottenham could frustrate Manchester United and Chelsea in the January transfer window after being linked with the same targets as their Premier League rivals. All three clubs appear to be interested in strengthening their defensive options in the opening month of 2024. Top-flight clubs are plotting their transfer business with a little over a month until the window

Green Street writer 'feared Hobbit jokes' making Elijah Wood a West Ham hooligan

Elijah Wood landed the role of a lifetime when he was cast as Frodo Baggins in Lord of the Rings – so much so that he's become synonymous with everything Hobbit-related. And that was exactly what worried Green Street screenplay writer Dougie Brimson when Wood was cast as its lead, the hapless West Ham newcomer Matt Buckner. In a way the roles portray a similar evolution of character from a