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Fulham sack Jokanovic and appoint ex-Leicester boss Ranieri

Media playback is not supported on this device Welcome back to the Premier League Ranieri Fulham have sacked manager Slavisa Jokanovic and replaced him with Claudio Ranieri, who guided Leicester to the Premier League title in 2016. Jokanovic makes way with the Cottagers sitting bottom of the Premier League table with five points from 12 […]

Leicester City crash helicopter ‘didn’t respond to pilot command’

Image copyright Pete White Image caption The AW169 helicopter, pictured here landing at the stadium after the game The helicopter that crashed outside Leicester City’s stadium, killing five people, did not respond to the pilot’s command, initial findings show. Club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others died when the aircraft came down after a match […]

‘Bundesliga has belief in young players’ – Sancho & Nelson on life in Germany

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch: Nelson & Sancho – Friends not rivals The Whatsapp group messages between Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson have been pinging away all season. The England youngsters – both 18 – are plying their trade in the German Bundesliga – Sancho with Borussia Dortmund and Nelson at […]

‘Bundesliga has belief in young players’ – Sancho & Nelson on life in Germany

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch: Nelson & Sancho – Friends not rivals The Whatsapp group messages between Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson have been pinging away all season. The England youngsters – both 18 – are plying their trade in the German Bundesliga – Sancho with Borussia Dortmund and Nelson at […]

Callum Wilson: Hunger took me from non-league to England squad

Wilson has scored six league goals for Bournemouth this season Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson says “hunger and desire” drove him to escape non-league football and win an England call-up for the first time. Wilson, 26, has made Gareth Southgate’s squad for Thursday’s friendly against the United States and Sunday’s Nations League match against Croatia. Six […]

Referee suspended for deciding kick-off with ‘rock, paper, scissors’

McNamara also operates as an official in the EFL A referee has been suspended for three weeks for deciding a Women’s Super League kick-off with a game of rocks, paper, scissors instead of a coin toss. David McNamara made the error before Manchester City’s home game against Reading on 26 October after leaving his coin […]

That Peter Crouch Podcast: Your football confessions – vote on who to forgive

In this week’s episode of That Peter Crouch Podcast, we look at the unique world of footballers getting stick from the terraces. “I don’t mind a bit of creative abuse, something that’s quite funny,” said Crouch. “It’s the mindless stuff, when people just shout obscenities, that’s not so good.” Sometimes you just need to say […]

Scotland slip to narrow defeat against world champions USA

Kirsty Smith fouled Mallory Pugh to concede a penalty, but the USA missed the spot kick Scotland delivered a spirited display against world champions the United States in Paisley, but were unable to avoid a first defeat in six games. Shelley Kerr’s side performed stoutly against the world’s best, who had won the previous four […]

Premier League: Susanna Dinnage named new chief executive

Dinnage has worked for Discovery for the last 10 years Susanna Dinnage has been named as the new chief executive of the Premier League, replacing Richard Scudamore. Dinnage joins from media organisation Discovery, where she was the global president of the Animal Planet channel. Scudamore, 59, is stepping down next month after 19 years at […]

Premier League clubs asked to pay £5m bonus for Scudamore

Chelsea’s Bruce Buck (right) made the request to clubs for a contribution to Scudamore’s farewell gift All 20 Premier League clubs have been asked for a £250,000 contribution so that the league’s outgoing executive chairman Richard Scudamore can be given a £5m farewell gift. The clubs were asked for the money before a meeting on […]

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