Tag Archives: Sport

Fleetwood Town F.C. manager Joey Barton takes mind off tunnel bust-up with rival boss by posing with eco protesters

By | 24th April 2019

FOOTIE bad boy Joey Barton tried to show his soft side yesterday by joining the dwindling band of climate protesters in London. The Fleetwood Town manager, 36 — in trouble over a tunnel bust-up with a rival boss earlier this month — posted a snap. It came as Elliott Cuciurean, 20, became the first activist […]

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Footballer’s dream move turned into a nightmare after an Arabian prince’s romantic proposal

By | 23rd April 2019

FOR a non-league footballer struggling to make ends meet in 1975, a trial in oil-rich Saudi Arabia was a golden chance to secure a slice of the high life. So when club owner Prince Abdullah bin Nasser wound down the window of his shiny blue Buick to decide whether to make Eamonn O’Keefe his first […]

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Christian Eriksen grabs the points for Spurs as Brighton wilt at the last

Amid all of the excitement at Tottenham’s upcoming Champions League semi-final against Ajax, it has been possible to forget that their target for the season remains a top-four finish in the Premier League. There was no room for a slip-up against Bright…

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Tottenham 1-0 Brighton: Premier League – as it happened

By | 23rd April 2019

Spurs strengthened their top-four position after eventually beating a Brighton side that defended for their livesRead David Hytner’s report on Spurs’ winLong scores after 7.69 secs in Southampton’s draw at Watford 10.16pm BST Meanwhile David Hytner was…

Shane Long scores after 7.69sec in Southampton’s draw at Watford

This must count as one of the Premier League’s more surreal occasions, and not just because John Barnes graced this stadium’s turf again, this time with microphone in hand, to bellow a karaoke version of Rocket Man during the half-time interval. More r…

Who was Billy McNeill, what was his cause of death and how old was the former Celtic player and manager?

By | 23rd April 2019

FORMER Scottish football Billy McNeill has died, age 79. McNeill spent over 60 years with Celtic as a player and manager and was the first Briton to lift the European Cup. Publicity – Getty Who was Billy McNeill? William McNeill MBE was a Scottish football player and manager. McNeill played for Celtic as a defender […]

Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs will not allow top-four focus to shift

By | 22nd April 2019

• Ajax semi-final will not be a distraction, says manager• Tottenham host relegation-haunted Brighton on TuesdayMauricio Pochettino has said he does not even need to tell his squad to focus on the fight to finish in the top four of the Premier League r…

Pep Guardiola praises Manchester City’s ‘special’ Phil Foden

By | 21st April 2019

• Foden, 18, scores first Premier League goal to beat Spurs• Guardiola says of midfielder: ‘He’s sharp, positive, so focused’Pep Guardiola has praised Phil Foden as “special” after the 18-year-old’s winning goal against Tottenham. Foden’s fifth-minute …

Premier League stars awarded points for slapping and spitting on women during sex in sick WhatsApp game

By | 21st April 2019

PREMIER League stars are revelling in a sick WhatsApp game where points are awarded for degrading sex acts. They earn up to 200 points by slapping or spitting on unsuspecting victims. Players who video themselves having sex are awarded 150 points, as do those who romp at the training ground or when their wife is […]

Real Madrid star Benzema sets record even Ronaldo couldn’t break as he nets eight goals without interruption for first time in 117 year history

By | 21st April 2019

KARIM BENZEMA has become the first Real Madrid player to score eight consecutive goals without any team-mates netting in between. The 31-year-old has scored Real’s last eight goals – the first time this has been achieved in the club’s 117 year history. Real legend Cristiano Ronaldo, the club’s all-time leading goalscorer, was not able to […]