Category: International Sports

Man Utd rescue West Brom draw

Man Utd rescue West Brom draw

​Daley Blind’s late goal salvaged a point at West Bromwich Albion but could not end Manchester United’s winless run away from home under Louis van Gaal. Stephane Sessegnon’s first-time 18-yard strike put Albion ahead at the break. Half-time substitute Marouane Fellaini levelled with his first United goal – a powerful shot from just inside the [&hellip

Ronaldo passes 100 million Facebook Likes

Ronaldo passes 100 million Facebook Likes

​The 29-year-old is well ahead of Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic and has even attracted more fans on the social media site than his club Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo has surpassed the 100 million Likes on his Facebook page and released a video to thank his fans for their support. The Real Madrid star reached the [&hellip

Bianchi reports ‘anger’ Marussia

Bianchi reports ‘anger’ Marussia

​Marussia are “shocked and angered” by reports from some media outlets that suggest Jules Bianchi did not slow down under caution flags at the Japanese GP. Bianchi, 25, is in hospital with severe head injuries after he crashed in wet conditions at the same point where Adrian Sutil had spun off a lap before. Marussia also [&hellip

O’Shea earns Irish late draw

O’Shea earns Irish late draw

​A stoppage-time goal from John O’Shea on his 100th cap preserved the Republic of Ireland’s unbeaten record in European qualifying by rescuing them a 1-1 draw away to world champions Germany. It looked as though Martin O’Neill’s men were set for their first defeat of the campaign after Toni Kroos’ long-range shot had given the [&hellip

Oscar Pistorius sentencing to begin

Oscar Pistorius sentencing to begin

​South African athlete Oscar Pistorius returns to court for sentencing after being convicted of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Ms Steenkamp last month but he was cleared of murder. Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to hear legal arguments and testimony for several days before passing sentence. [&hellip

Keane says Ferguson wrong to criticise former players

Keane says Ferguson wrong to criticise former players

Roy Keane says ex-Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was wrong to criticise his former players in his autobiography and would not be afraid “to have a go at him” if the two met. Ferguson discussed differences with ex-United players Keane and David Beckham in the book published last year. Keane left Old Trafford in November [&hellip

England get the job done

England get the job done

​Wayne Rooney moved closer to becoming England’s all-time record goalscorer in a 5-0 win over minnows San Marino in the European Qualifiers. It was not the complete goal-fest many expected for Roy Hodgson’s team against an opponent ranked the lowest in the world by FIFA but it maintained the Three Lions’ position at the top [&hellip

Blatter: Fifa president ‘must go to restore credibility’

Blatter: Fifa president ‘must go to restore credibility’

​Fifa’s credibility cannot be salvaged until Sepp Blatter leaves his role as president, according to a former member of the world governing body’s independent governance committee. Michael Hershman, an expert in transparency, said: “For the good of the sport Sepp Blatter should leave and let new blood come in. “It needs a change of leadership. [&hellip

Bianchi critical after surgery

Bianchi critical after surgery

​Marussia driver Jules Bianchi remains in a critical condition in intensive care after emergency surgery on the ‘severe’ head injury he suffered during the Japanese GP. The Frenchman underwent three hours of surgery late on Sunday night after being transported from the Suzuka circuit in an unconscious condition. Contrary to some reports, he is not [&hellip

Wenger wary of Diego Costa threat

Wenger wary of Diego Costa threat

Arsene Wenger admits that Arsenal must find a way to shackle Chelsea’s “killer” striker Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge. The Gunners head to the scene of last season’s 6-0 thrashing on Sunday, where they will attempt to derail the Premier League leaders, who have already scored 19 goals this season. Costa, a £32m summer signing [&hellip