Southampton v Leicester City: match preview | Football

Mark Hughes has urged his side to start strongly against Leicester after first-half struggles against Burnley and Everton. Winger Mohamed Elyounoussi is battling to overcome a hamstring problem, while fellow new arrivals Stuart Armstrong and Jannik Vestergaard are fit again. Jamie Vardy is suspended after his red card against Wolves, with Claude Puel hinting that […]

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Roy Hodgson warns ‘disgraceful’ Harry the Hornet over diving antics | Football

Roy Hodgson has warned the Watford mascot Harry the Hornet not to “provoke the crowd” and reignite diving claims regarding Wilfried Zaha. Watford’s mascot dived on the Vicarage Road pitch after Palace’s visit in December 2016, mocking the forward over diving allegations. Zaha claimed there was an “agenda” against him after being booked for diving […]

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José Mourinho says he and Ed Woodward are getting on fine | Football

José Mourinho says he is happy with his relationship with the Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. United host Tottenham Hotspur on Monday in their first match since a dismal 3-2 defeat at Brighton & Hove Albion last Sunday. The manner of the loss has caused further scrutiny of Mourinho and his team. The manager […]

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What does Eid Mubarak mean and is there a reply? The greeting said during Eid al-Adha

MILLIONS of Muslims around the world will celebrate Eid in 2018 as they take part in the “festival of the sacrifice”. You may have heard some people using the phrase: “Eid Mubarak”, but what does the greeting translate as and is there a specific way you should reply? Reuters Children greet each other after offering […]

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Liverpool: Man City owner Sheik Mansour’s cousin failed with £2bn takeover bid

A Liverpool source said the offer did not reach major shareholders John Henry (centre) and Mike Gordon (left) A cousin of Manchester City owner Sheik Mansour failed with a record £2bn takeover bid for Liverpool this year. A Liverpool source told BBC Sport the club was not for sale and there were no ongoing discussions […]

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From funky door mats to coral coloured lipstick, here’s what we’re lusting after today…

THE weekend is almost upon us and we’re ready to welcome it with open arms. And reaching the end of a long, hard week of work is justification for treating ourselves to some new beauty, fashion and homeware… right? On the right foot Get your day off on the right foot with this tropical slogan […]

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Gemma Atkinson sparks rumours she’s engaged to boyfriend Gorka Marquez a year after meeting on Strictly Come Dancing

GEMMA Atkinson and Gorka Marquez have sparked engagement rumours after she was pictured wearing a ring on her wedding finger. The loved up couple met a year ago on Strictly Come Dancing and fans think the dancer may have celebrated the milestone by proposing. The couple have sparked engagement rumours after Gemma was pictured wearing a […]

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ousted by Liberal Party rivals

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been ousted by his party rivals – and Scott Morrison has taken over role, it’s reported. The beleaguered leader is the fourth PM to be dumped by their own party before serving a full three-year term since the office started in 2010. He demanded the names of lawmakers in the […]

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Jeremy Corbyn mocked over plans for a BBC digital ‘sister’ service to rival Facebook

JEREMY Corbyn was widely mocked last night after he called for a digital “sister” to the BBC to rival Netflix and Facebook. In a speech in Edinburgh laying out his plans for radical media reforms the Labour leader said a British Digital Corporation could “deliver information and entertainment to rival Netflix and Amazon but also […]

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Europa League: Burnley fan stabbed in Athens before Olympiakos game

Burnley wore all black, including armbands, in memory of former Northern Ireland forward Jimmy McIlroy who died aged 86 on Monday A Burnley fan was stabbed before the first leg of their Europa League play-off against Olympiakos in Athens. The fan was not seriously injured and required stitches to a leg wound. Three other fans […]

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