Celtic's Leigh Griffiths vows to return 'leaner and meaner' after coronavirus shutdown

Leigh Griffiths has vowed to come back “leaner and meaner” once Celtic re-emerge from the coronavirus shutdown. The Hoops striker has battled his way back into Neil Lennon’s line-up following a difficult period off the pitch. Lennon has found a way to accommodate both Griffiths and top-scorer Odsonne Edouard in his team and the Scotland international has pulled his weight in the final third, contributing eight goals since Celtic returned from

Man Utd may have secret reason for signing Odion Ighalo permanently in transfer window

Who would have thought on transfer deadline day that Odion Ighalo would be worthy of the Manchester United jersey? Not many did, with everybody quick to write off the 30-year-old as a has-been – having spent the last three years in China. But, now, the Red Devils striker appears increasingly likely to stay at Old Trafford permanently. On transfer deadline day, Ed Woodward was a busy man. He had been

Jurgen Klopp's impact on Liverpool hailed by Pep Lijnders

Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders believes the impossible pursuit of perfection has driven the club to their current position as the Premier League’s best. The Reds have run away with the Premier League this season, dropping just five points in 29 matches as they opened up a 25-point gap over defending champions Manchester City before the suspension of all football due to the coronavirus pandemic. Their quest for a first

Man Utd owners the Glazers could sign four good players with Tom Brady wage packet

Manchester United owners the Glazers have used their cash to entice NFL icon Tom Brady to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 42-year-old is primed to complete his move to the American Football giants having left the New England Patriots and is in line to earn a salary close to £25million a year. Manchester United fans are furious at the Glazers for pumping their cash into a deal for Brady for

Lewis Hamilton sends inspirational message to fans as coronavirus causes F1 nightmare

Lewis Hamilton wants fans to follow his lead to “keep the body and mind strong” after seeing the start of his sixth F1 title defence pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hamilton was due to begin the 2020 season alongside his rivals last Sunday at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. However, the race at the Albert Park Circuit was cancelled after coronavirus reached the F1 paddock, with a

Coronavirus: Write off future season to finish 2019/20, says John Barnes

John Barnes feels there should be an option to write off a future domestic football season to ensure that the 2019/20 campaign is completed. The former Liverpool and England international has joined the chorus of people saying there must be a conclusion to the current incomplete season for the integrity of the leagues, from the Premier League right the way down the pyramid. Liverpool lead the Premier League table by

Tyson Fury ignores coronavirus advice to visit pub for a St Patrick's Day Guinness

Tyson Fury is seemingly refusing to let the coronavirus outbreak affect his day-to-day life. The global pandemic has led to millions of Brits being told work from home and seen several businesses forced to temporarily shut down. The spread of the virus has prompted the British government to urge citizens to limit their contact with people and avoid large gatherings. But like many others, newly-crowned WBC heavyweight champion Fury, however,

Arsenal transfer target Dejan Lovren compared to one Gunners star as Tottenham move backed

Arsenal transfer target Dejan Lovren has been told to move on from Liverpool but has seen a move to Tottenham backed over an Emirates switch. Both north London clubs are in the hunt to bring in the centre-back. Lovren, Liverpool’s fourth-choice centre-back, is out of contract in the summer of 2021 and is highly unlikely to be offered another new deal. He has only made nine appearances in 29 Premier

Max Verstappen F1 title prediction made by Jan Lammers as Red Bull trick identified

Max Verstappen will be ready to battle for the F1 title from the off when the delayed 2020 season gets underway and Red Bull have plenty more in their locker. That is the verdict of former F1 driver Jan Lammers, who says Red Bull were smart not to show their true quality during testing last month. Verstappen will be among the drivers eager to end Lewis Hamilton’s reign as the

Man Utd boss Solskjaer has transfer decision to make on superstar Ferguson loves

Not too many players said no to Sir Alex Ferguson during his time at Manchester United, but Gareth Bale was one of them. And with the Real Madrid star reportedly available for free, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a decision to make. Does he gamble on one of the best players of the last decade? Or does he stick with his current policy of youth? Ferguson always tried to sign the