Category: International Sports

Rodgers rubbishes crisis talk

Rodgers rubbishes crisis talk

​Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has hit back at reports of a ‘crisis meeting’ at the club’s training ground on Sunday after the dismal defeat at Arsenal 24 hours earlier. A story in Monday’s Daily Mirror said the Anfield boss had accused several players of “not playing for him” in a meeting at Melwood following their capitulation in [&hellip

Rodgers: Sterling stays put

Rodgers: Sterling stays put

​Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists Raheem Sterling will not leave the club this summer and says the forward made a mistake in giving an unauthorised interview. The England star caused controversy earlier in the week when he admitted turning down a recent £100,000-a-week contract offer but he remains tied to the Anfield club until the [&hellip

Sterling: Deal talks on hold

Sterling: Deal talks on hold

​Raheem Sterling has confirmed that he will not resume talks over a new contract with Liverpool until the summer. The 20-year-old, who still has more than two years to run on his current £35,000-a-week deal at Anfield, insists money is not the driving force behind the issue and he wants to win trophies. Sterling, who [&hellip

Kane starts against Italy

Kane starts against Italy

Harry Kane will make his first start for England in Tuesday night’s friendly with Italy, England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed. The 21-year-old Tottenham striker impressed last week in the 4-0 over Lithuania and called his debut goal for England “a dream come true” after scoring 79 seconds after coming off the bench at Wembley. [&hellip

Walcott denies Wenger row

Walcott denies Wenger row

​Theo Walcott has described as “complete nonsense” reports he had a training-ground bust-up with Arsene Wenger. The Arsenal forward has started just twice in the Premier League since returning from an 11-month injury lay-off in November, although he did miss the whole of December with a separate injury. Walcott’s lack of action has been linked [&hellip

Terry eyes more trophies

Terry eyes more trophies

​Chelsea captain John Terry has set his sights on winning more trophies after signing a new deal at Stamford Bridge. The 34-year-old, whose existing deal was set to expire at the end of this season, signed a one-year extension to his deal that means he will stay at the club until the end of the [&hellip

Skrtel guilty of De Gea stamp

Skrtel guilty of De Gea stamp

Martin Skrtel will be banned for three games after an FA charge of stamping on David de Gea was proven. The Liverpool centre-half denied deliberately standing on De Gea in the final seconds of the Sunday’s defeat to Manchester United at Anfield, an incident missed at the time by referee Martin Atkinson. But an independent [&hellip

Falcao to decide on future

Falcao to decide on future

​Manchester United’s on-loan striker Radamel Falcao is “totally committed” to the club but will decide on what is best for his future at the end of the season. Colombia forward Falcao missed last year’s World Cup through injury before moving on loan from Monaco to United, where he has seen limited first-team action and has [&hellip

England ‘could be persuaded’ on 2026 World Cup bid

England ‘could be persuaded’ on 2026 World Cup bid

​England could consider a bid to host the 2026 World Cup, says Football Association chairman Greg Dyke. Dyke says any attempt is dependent on whether Sepp Blatter remains in charge of governing body Fifa during the process – and on other factors. He said the appointment of Englishman David Gill on the Fifa executive committee could [&hellip

FA plans to restrict non-EU players

FA plans to restrict non-EU players

​FA chairman Greg Dyke has warned Premier League football is in danger of “having nothing to do with English people” as new proposals to limit the number of non-EU players are outlined by English football’s governing body. The FA has also revealed plans to toughen the rules on home-grown talent in the latest proposals from its [&hellip