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David Beckham to attend Salford vs Dover clash after joining Class of ’92 as co-owner of non-league side

By | 15th February 2019

DAVID BECKHAM will watch Salford City in action this weekend for the first time since he bought a stake in the club. Beckham joined a group of his Manchester United team-mates in investing in the National League side last month. But plans to attend his maiden match since linking back up with his Class of […]

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Modric and De Jong ‘upset at having to pee in cups right next to each other’ during drug test after Real Madrid win at Ajax

By | 15th February 2019

LUKA MODRIC and Frenkie de Jong were p***ed off after being asked to urinate in cups in close quarters to each other, according to reports. During Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Ajax on Wednesday, Ballon d’Or winner Modric spent much of the Champions League match against the Dutch side in close quarters with rising young star […]

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Chelsea legend John Terry advised West Ham star Declan Rice to choose England over Ireland

By | 15th February 2019

DECLAN RICE chose to play for England after seeking out the advice of John Terry. West Ham star Rice has turned his back on the Republic of Ireland and asked Fifa to let him switch nationalities so he can play for the Three Lions. And one of those helping the 20-year-old make his decision was […]

Watford youth coach Darren Sarll leaves club after suspension over bullying claims

By | 14th February 2019

WATFORD’S Head of Academy Darren Sarll has left the club having been suspended amid allegations of bullying. Former Stevenage manager Sarll arrived at the Premier League side last summer after being appointed by Watford’s sporting director Andy Scott. But the 35-year-old was put on a suspension at the end of last month when allegations were […]

Amanda Staveley refuses to give up on Newcastle takeover from Mike Ashley

By | 14th February 2019

AMANDA STAVELEY claims Newcastle remain an “interesting club” for her – a year after Mike Ashley dismissed her as a time waster. The financier made three bids to buy the Toon at the end of 2017 via her PCP Capital Partners investment firm. But owner Ashley called off talks with Staveley in January 2018, labelling […]

Ex-England ace Mason calls for kids to be banned from heading footballs after being forced to retire aged 26 from fractured skull

By | 14th February 2019

RYAN MASON has called for children to be banned from heading balls to prevent them suffering brain injuries. Ex-England midfielder Mason saw his career cut short at the age of 26 as a result of fracturing his skull in a sickening clash of heads with Gary Cahill playing for Hull at Chelsea. Since then Mason […]

Blackpool fans rejoice as hated owner Oyston is forced out… despite likely 12-point deduction

By | 13th February 2019

BLACKPOOL fans are celebrating after the High Court ordered an official receiver to seize control of the club – even though they face being hit with a 12-point penalty by the EFL. A judge has ordered the receivers to strip the company owned by the controversial Osyton family of its assets over an unpaid debt […]

Safe standing in Premier League will not arrive before 2021 with delays expected over Government review

By | 13th February 2019

STANDING is unlikely to allowed in Premier League grounds before 2021. The Government ordered a review of the issue in June after the FA backed the idea of “safe standing” and Prem chiefs withdrew their previous resistance. All-seater stadium became mandatory following the Taylor Inquiry into the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster but with safe standing technology […]

Gordon Banks: From funeral directors to fashion chains, what happened next to the 1966 World Cup winners?

By | 12th February 2019

IT remains the greatest day in English football but the death of Gordon Banks is a reminder age and poor health are catching up with the surviving members of Alf Ramsey’s triumphant 1966 side. Most of those who helped see off West Germany 4-2 at Wembley sold their winners’ medals for less than today’s superstars […]