Kyle Walker has apologised for his actions after reports emerged claiming the Man City defender ignored the government’s guidelines on coronavirus and hosted a ‘sex party’ during lockdown. Despite urging fans to stay at home on Wednesday, it is alleged the England international invited a friend and two prostitutes to his Cheshire flat the night […]"Kyle Walker apologises for flouting coronavirus lockdown amid reports of ‘sex party’ as Man City launch investigation"
Sunderland should not feel hard done by having a Netflix documentary made about them. This is the view of Sunderland ‘Till I Die executive producer Leo Pearlman, who believes that the Netflix series giving behind-the-scenes access has benefited the League One club. The first series documented the Black Cats’ disastrous 2017/18 campaign where everything seemed […]"‘Sunderland would be irrelevant in football if it wasn’t for the Netflix show’, says Sunderland ‘Til I Die executive producer"
England boss Gareth Southgate has agreed to a 30 per cent pay cut as pressure rises on Premier League footballers to do the same. The wage deduction would see the Three Lions manager give up nearly £1million of his £3m salary to help the FA handle the coronavirus crisis amid financial concerns for the governing […]"England manager Gareth Southgate ready to take 30 per cent pay cut on £3m salary to help FA during coronavirus crisis"
Bayern Munich players are set to return to training for the first time since the Bundesliga was suspended on March 13. The German top flight recommended clubs should not train until Sunday, April 5 and the division pace-setters will welcome back players in small groups from Monday. A club statement read: “The FC Bayern Munich first […]"Bayern Munich players to return to training in ‘small groups’ on Monday for first time since Bundesliga was suspended, German champions confirm"
Whatever the sport, this lot changed the game and here, talksport.com looks at those pioneering men and women every week. Up next is the man they call Notorious… “Sorry I’m late, traffic was bad – there must be a McGregor show on because Vegas is packed.” Conor McGregor likes being Conor McGregor. This ‘apology’ to […]"Conor McGregor has gone from welfare to Forbes, rivalling Canelo for PPVs, increased his net worth and the UFC star can fight"
Gary Neville’s reignited his dispute with Matt Hancock with the Manchester United legend challenging the Health Secretary to appear on Monday Night Football. Hancock shone a light on the earnings of top flight stars on Thursday, calling on Premier League players to ‘play their part’ and take pay cuts during the coronavirus crisis. He said: […]"Gary Neville challenges Health Secretary Matt Hancock to appear on Monday Night Football with him and Jamie Carragher"
Apart from the coronavirus pandemic of course, most of us will agree that VAR has been the least enjoyable part of the Premier League season. Every gameweek, there’s been some kind of howler the new technology has failed to spot, or the ‘clear and obvious’ guidelines are abandoned when trying to establish the absolute correct […]"Premier League VAR officials are ‘too scared’ to overturn referees, suggests study"
talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Sunday’s papers and online… Leicester outcast Islam Slimani is being targeted by Sporting Lisbon after failing to impress at the King Power stadium. The Algerian has had a successful stint on loan at Monaco this season with nine goals in 18 Ligue 1 […]"Transfer news and football gossip: Arsenal plotting swoop for Jesse Lingard, Chelsea tracking Philippe Coutinho following Jadon Sancho snub, Manchester United targeting Ajax ace"
Manchester City have opted to NOT put non-playing staff on the government’s furlough scheme. The reigning Premier League champions become the first club in the division’s ‘Big Six’ to decline the government’s offer. The club sent an email to its hundreds of employees this weekend to ease concerns about the effect that the coronavirus crisis […]"Man City will NOT follow in Liverpool and Tottenham’s footsteps as club declines to put staff on furlough"
“If any Premier League manager was asked if they wanted to sign someone who has been World Player of the Year twice they would be interested.” Remarkably, those were the words of then-Blackburn boss Steve Kean in 2011, who sensationally came close to signing Ronaldinho from AC Milan for a nominal £6.2million fee. The mercurial […]"A failed Blackburn Rovers transfer, stripped by rivals, and now in Paraguayan prison – Ronaldinho’s dramatic decline"