Fabian Schär rescues poor Newcastle in drab stalemate with Brighton | Football

Fabian Schär rescues poor Newcastle in drab stalemate with Brighton | Football

Dusk was closing in by the time Andy Carroll finally rose from the bench to make his second debut as a Newcastle United player, yet there was still time for the returning hero to offer a tantalising glimpse of what might be possible, if only he can stay fit. Carroll did not score and Steve […]

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Aaron Ramsey scores on first Juventus start before Cristiano Ronaldo hits winner

Aaron Ramsey scores on first Juventus start before Cristiano Ronaldo hits winner

Goals from Aaron Ramsey and Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus to come from behind to beat Hellas Verona 2-1 at the Juventus Stadium on Saturday. With league leaders Inter Milan not in action until their derby clash with AC Milan later on Saturday, Juventus were looking to return to the top of Serie A, having drawn […]

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European roundup: Philippe Coutinho opens account as Bayern crush Cologne | Football

European roundup: Philippe Coutinho opens account as Bayern crush Cologne | Football

Philippe Coutinho scored his first Bundesliga goal and Robert Lewandowski kept his scoring run going in Bayern Munich’s 4-0 win over 10-man Cologne. Lewandowski grabbed the first two goals in the third and 48th minutes to take his league-leading tally to nine in five games. The visitors played the last half-hour with 10 men after […]

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Sheffield United win at Everton to put pressure on Marco Silva | Football

Sheffield United win at Everton to put pressure on Marco Silva | Football

If Marco Silva was looking for a response to the crushing defeat at Bournemouth last weekend this was not it. A hugely disappointing Everton performance allowed Sheffield United to register their first away win of the season quite comfortably, inflicting a first home defeat on Silva’s side that means two of the three losses this […]

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Newcastle v Brighton: Premier League – live! | Football

Newcastle v Brighton: Premier League – live! | Football

4.57pm BST16:57 Taking the positives Watford avoided the biggest-ever Premier League defeat, which looked unlikely when they were 7-0 down after an hour. Manchester City 8-0 Watford, Everton 0-2 Sheffield United: clockwatch – live! 4.34pm BST16:34 Team news Newcastle (3-4-2-1) Dubravka; Schar, Lascelles, Dummett; Manquillo, Hayden, Shelvey, Willems; Almiron, Atsu; Joelinton.Substitutes: Darlow, Krafth, Fernandez, Ki, […]

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Man City vs Watford result: Bernardo Silva scores hat-trick in eight-goal thrashing as Hornets ripped apart

Man City vs Watford result: Bernardo Silva scores hat-trick in eight-goal thrashing as Hornets ripped apart

  If defeats like that at Carrow Road last weekend are the exception, then this is the rule. Manchester City returned to winning ways domestically with a total evisceration of Watford, scoring eight unanswered goals to post their biggest-ever Premier League victory. City fell short of equalling the league-wide record – Manchester United’s 9-0 thrashing […]

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Chris Martin’s late strike sees Derby snatch draw from wasteful Leeds | Football

Chris Martin’s late strike sees Derby snatch draw from wasteful Leeds | Football

Chris Martin scored a stoppage-time equaliser as Derby snatched an unlikely point from a 1-1 draw at Leeds. The home side had dominated virtually the entire game but paid for their profligacy in front of goal and a missed penalty from Mateusz Klich. Leeds had opened the scoring through a Max Lowe own goal but […]

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Man City vs Watford: Defender Dimitri Foulquier substituted on debut after only 32 minutes in thrashing

Man City vs Watford: Defender Dimitri Foulquier substituted on debut after only 32 minutes in thrashing

Manchester City sailed into a 5-0 lead within just 18 minutes against Watford, but one player suffered more humiliation than anyone else for the Hornets.  French right-back Dimitri Foulquier was making his Watford and Premier League debut, having been at the club for more than two years. Finally given an opportunity, Foulquier’s debut was a disaster, and he was […]

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Beauden Barrett backed to lead the way for New Zealand at World Cup

Beauden Barrett backed to lead the way for New Zealand at World Cup

Beauden Barrett has been backed to boss New Zealand’s latest bid for World Cup history in Japan. Barrett switched from fly-half to full-back for the All Blacks’ 23-13 victory over South Africa in Yokohama, a win that tees up the Kiwis to top Pool B. The 28-year-old offers New Zealand an extra playmaking dimension from the […]

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