Celtic remain big favourites to secure their ninth title in a row but Steven Gerrard’s Rangers are expected to push them close again this term.Rangers were hot on the heels of their Glasgow rivals for much of last term but eventually lost out by a significant margin of nine...
Murray made his competitive return to the singles court at the Cincinnati Masters this week.And the former world No 1 showed some promising signs in his first round match against Richard Gasquet.While Murray’s shot repertoire hadn’t evaded him, it was also that he was far away from peak...
The leading run-scorer of the series had racked up 80 in the tourist's reply to England's 258 and had played Archer well in the morning session.But the Barbadian-born fast bowler was firing on all cylinders after the lunch break, regularly firing down deliveries at more than 90mph.Smith had...
Arsenal fans have struggled to forgive Van Persie after he ended an eight-year spell at the Emirates Stadium with no explanation.After scoring over 100 goals, the Dutchman joined Premier League rivals Manchester United and played a big part in them winning the league title in his first season.Gunners...
Goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang secured the Gunners a 2-1 win victory over the dogged Clarets, who got on the scoresheet through Ashley Barnes.Victory over the Lancashire side was Arsenal’s second on the bounce - their first being a 1-0 win over Newcastle - and fired...
Arsenal followed up their 1-0 Premier League win over Newcastle last week by battling their way past Burnley at the Emirates.The Gunners took the lead through Alexandre Lacazette, who converted after some good work from Ceballos.Burnley looked like they could secure a point through Ashley Barnes, who poked...
2.05pm A surprise start for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against his former club and it’s the formidable front three we all expected.The biggest news, though, is that goalkeeper Adrian has been past fit.Joel Matip is in at centre-back and Joe Gomez, who started at right-back against Chelsea drops out.James Milner...
England face Wales again this afternoon as the World Cup warm-up matches continue.Eddie Jones’ side ran out 33-19 winners at Twickenham last week.This week, the England coach named his 31-man World Cup squad despite the deadline not being until September 8.Northampton flanker Lewis Ludlam and uncapped Bath winger...
England ended Wales’ 14-match unbeaten run last weekend at Twickenham in the first of four warm-up matches for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.Jones’ relatively inexperienced side got off to a flying start with both Billy Vunipola and Joe Cokanasiga getting over the line early on with Luke Cowan-Dickie...
Arsenal signed Luiz for £8million during a deadline-day raid of London rivals Chelsea.The Gunners see the centre-back as the ideal replacement for ex-skipper Laurent Koscielny, who left for Bordeaux.Luiz was handed his first start in an Arsenal shirt for their home clash with Burnley this afternoon.And Van Persie,...