Nathan Redmond to donate cash for every goal and assist he gets for Southampton

20 Oct

Generous Nathan Redmond is desperate to add to goal-shy Southampton’s strike rate to raise money for charity. The forward will donate cash for every goal and assist he gets this season to children’s charity Right To Play.  Southampton have netted just seven times in eight Premier League games so far with Redmond yet to score, […]

Champions League matchday three: Mourinho’s unbeatable United, quality Keita and magic Messi

20 Oct

Jose Mourinho may not be winning many admirers for his team’s style of play lately, but just look at the team’s stats in this gallery. In fact, look at the others while you’re there. They are all from the recent Champions League group stage games. In other news, Lionel Messi is still an absolute class act… […]

Everton could face UEFA sanctions after fan holding a child attempts to attack Lyon player

20 Oct

Ashley Williams and Everton could both be sanctioned by UEFA after a melee instigated by the Welshman saw a fan holding a child appear to aim a punch at a Lyon player. Toffees skipper Williams’ shove on OL goalkeeper Anthony Lopes after the hour mark sparked heated confrontations between several Everton and Lyon players in […]

Roy Hodgson seeks to keep Crystal Palace grounded after first win

20 Oct

Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace are fighting to resist the “party” that has followed the “funeral” of their troubling start to the season. On Saturday they visit Newcastle hoping to build on last week’s 2-1 defeat of Premier League champions Chelsea, in which in their eighth fixture they scored their first goals of the league season […]

Paper review: Chelsea stars unhappy with Conte? Bale in line for sensational Spurs return?

20 Oct

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Gareth Bale could be set for a sensational return to Tottenham Hotspur, with Real Madrid ready to offload the Welsh winger. The Spanish giants are growing increasingly frustrated with Bale’s constant grappling with injury to the extent that they are prepared to offload him next summer. (Don Balon) Liverpool will resist […]

Injuries: Josh Norman (rib) back at ‘Skins practice

20 Oct

Two practices, two DNPs for Kelvin Benjamin. The Carolina Panthers‘ fourth-year wide receiver was sidelined a second consecutive day because of soreness in his knee, leaving his status in question for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he’s concerned about Benjamin’s knee. Benjamin has been battling knee issues throughout […]

Injuries: Josh Norman (rib) back at ‘Skins practice

20 Oct

Two practices, two DNPs for Kelvin Benjamin. The Carolina Panthers‘ fourth-year wide receiver was sidelined a second consecutive day because of soreness in his knee, leaving his status in question for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he’s concerned about Benjamin’s knee. Benjamin has been battling knee issues throughout […]

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport: Linebacker Bruce Irvin’s option too pricey for Seattle Seahawks

20 Oct

Frank Clark burns Andrew Whitworth, strip-sacks Jared Goff

Injuries: Josh Norman (rib) back at ‘Skins practice

20 Oct

Two practices, two DNPs for Kelvin Benjamin. The Carolina Panthers‘ fourth-year wide receiver was sidelined a second consecutive day because of soreness in his knee, leaving his status in question for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he’s concerned about Benjamin’s knee. Benjamin has been battling knee issues throughout […]

Derek Carr ends Raiders’ skid in thrilling fashion

20 Oct

OAKLAND — When it was all over, after the hometown hero’s ejection and the sideline spat and the four false endings and the fantastic finish, Derek Carr didn’t even want to go there. The fourth-year quarterback had just led the Oakland Raiders to a dramatic, 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, thrilling 55,090 fans […]