Gareth Bale scored an 11-minute hat-trick as Real Madrid began their bid for a third successive Club World Cup by beating Kashima Antlers 3-1. The Real forward had been doubtful for the semi-final clash in Abu Dhabi due to an ankle problem, but was deemed fit enough to start and proved his fitness in superb […]"Gareth Bale scores quickfire hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Kashima Antlers in Club World Cup"
Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that a deal isn’t close for the Brit to fight Deontay Wilder next. Following Wilder’s controversial draw with Tyson Fury on December 1, the Matchroom head stated he would look to resurrect negotiations for the undisputed title fight which they failed to finalise over the summer. Both Hearn […]"Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder: Eddie Hearn says deal ‘is not close’, American eyes Tyson Fury rematch"
Premiership Rugby has agreed a deal to sell a minority shareholding to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners. It is understood that the domestic competition is parting with a 27 per cent stake for a sum that has yet to be made public but is understood to be in excess of £200million, with the investment to be […]"Premiership Rugby ‘moves into new era’ by agreeing ‘landmark’ partnership with CVC Capital Partners"
Arsenal host Tottenham for the second time this month in the last eight of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night. The Gunners ran out 4-2 winners in the Premier League clash between the pair at the Emirates on December 2 and supporters will be hoping for another thriller under the lights. Where can I listen […]"Where can I listen to commentary of Arsenal vs Tottenham in the Carabao Cup? Kick-off time, live stream, and team news"
Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward has revealed why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed as caretaker manager for the remainder of the season. Jose Mourinho was axed by United following their 3-1 defeat to Liverpool on Saturday that left them 19 points behind their rivals. Solskjaer was then put in temporary charge of the […]"Manchester United news: Ed Woodward reveals why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has replaced Jose Mourinho"
Jose Mourinho has insisted he is proud of his time as Manchester United manager but would not delve into the issues that played a part in his Old Trafford downfall. The Red Devils sacked the Portuguese boss on Tuesday after two-and-a-half years at the club, having overseen their worst start to a Premier League season. […]"Manchester United news: ‘Proud’ Jose Mourinho insists he won’t spill Old Trafford secrets after sacking"
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has been tipped to manage the club in the future by ex-team-mate Mark Bosnich. The former goalkeeper believes current Wales boss Giggs will return to the hot seat he briefly commanded at Old Trafford at some point soon. Giggs was handed the reins on an interim basis for the final […]"Manchester United news: Ryan Giggs tipped to be Red Devils boss one day by former team-mate Mark Bosnich"
American heavyweight Jarrell Miller has publicly called out unified world champion Anthony Joshua for a fight in 2019. The unbeaten, outspoken contender believes his British rival ‘needs’ him in order to make a splash stateside next year, and insists he will conquer AJ whenever they do share a ring. When asked if he thinks he’ll […]"‘Anthony Joshua needs me’ – Gargantuan US heavyweight Jarrell Miller challenges AJ to New York fight"
Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is ‘interested’ in becoming Manchester United’s next permanent boss, according to reports. United will appoint a new manager in the summer following Tuesday’s sacking of Jose Mourinho. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Old Trafford legend, has been installed as United’s caretaker manager until the end of the season, when he will […]"Manchester United manager latest: Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte ‘interested’ in taking Old Trafford job"
The WBC are set to give Gennady Golovkin the chance to become mandatory challenger for a trilogy fight with Canelo Alvarez next week. Mexico’s Alvarez is the current WBC middleweight champion – having dethroned Golovkin in their September rematch – however both of their bouts finished with some controversy over the scoring. As a result, […]"WBC to order Gennady Golovkin to fight dangerous, unbeaten American Jermall Charlo, winner faces Canelo Alvarez"