- Sat Jun 16 10:30 PM
• England players know lineup that will face Tunisia • Harry Maguire, Ashley Young
and Jordan Henderson
to start Gareth Southgate has moved to ease any anxiety within his England squad by making the unusual decision to reveal his selection to the players well in advance of Monday’s opening group...
- Fri Jun 15 11:18 PM
• David de Gea let Ronaldo shot slip in for goal • Portugal’s Fernando Santos: ‘Ronaldo’s the best’ Fernando Hierro, the manager who admitted he “never expected” to be standing on the touchline at the World Cup, said he has “no doubts” about David de Gea despite him gifting Portugal a goal and pr...
- Fri Jun 15 10:30 PM
• Manchester United defender expected to be on bench • ‘I’m not too worried about players from other teams’ Phil Jones
says he has put his personal ordeal from the FA Cup final behind him, the Manchester United defender admitting he would be “ready to jump off a bridge” if he allowed it to fester...
- Thu Jun 14 10:30 PM
• Southgate set to sacrifice Dier against Tunisia • No place for Rashford in preferred 3-3-2-2 formation Gareth Southgate’s provisional plans for England’s opening match of the World Cup can be revealed, with Harry Maguire favoured over Gary Cahill in the proposed starting XI, no place for Eric D...
- Thu Jun 14 7:00 PM
The Manchester United midfielder will be important for Didier Deschamps but the attacking trio of Mbappé, Dembélé and Griezmann are the real key France v Australia, the opening match for my country at the World Cup. Time to stop the talking, time for action. I’ve been there and have had to cope w...
- Thu Jun 14 9:07 AM
• Champions travel to Emirates for Unai Emery’s Arsenal debut • Manchester United host Leicester; Spurs away at Newcastle Manchester City will start their Premier League title defence at Arsenal. The 2018-19 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking team an E...
- Wed Jun 13 11:39 PM
• Representative says Frenchman needs to ‘resume career’ • Martial not involved in the World Cup with his country Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, according to his agent. The 22-year-old, who joined United from Monaco for £36m in September 2015 , has found life at Old Trafford in...
- Wed Jun 13 8:07 AM
Today’s fluff is not in the least bit prepared How do you rouse a sleeping giant? Electrotherapy might be worth a shot, reckons the owner of Leeds United , who plans to give the Yorkshire club a jolt by hiring Marcelo Bielsa as manager. Nearly two weeks on from the jilting of Paul Heckinbottom th...
- Tue Jun 12 5:12 PM
• Forward suffered ‘slight knock’ in England training session • Southgate says injury will be assessed on Wednesday Marcus Rashford suffered a slight injury in England’s final training session before the squad flew out to Russia and is Gareth Southgate’s only injury concern before the opening mat...