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Referee guessed on penalty – Shakespeare

Referee guessed on penalty – Shakespeare

Media playback is not supported on this device Leicester were hard done by – Shakespeare Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare said the referee “guessed” over the penalty decision that led to their defeat at Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. Jonas Eriksson awarded a spot-kick for a foul on Antoine Griezmann, […]

‘We were told by text message’ – Dortmund on being ‘ignored’ over rescheduling

‘We were told by text message’ – Dortmund on being ‘ignored’ over rescheduling

Some Dortmund fans protested against the rescheduling of their game against Monaco Borussia Dortmund felt “completely ignored” over the rescheduling of their Champions League game against Monaco, says manager Thomas Tuchel. Dortmund lost 3-2 in the first leg of the quarter-final on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an attack on their bus caused the […]

‘I don’t want to build myself up for a setback’ – Hartley on ‘bonus’ of Lions selection

‘I don’t want to build myself up for a setback’ – Hartley on ‘bonus’ of Lions selection

Dylan Hartley led England to Six Nations success last month, but their Grand Slam hopes were ended by Ireland England captain Dylan Hartley says it would be a “bonus” to be selected for the British & Irish Lions tour of New Zealand this summer. Hartley, 31, led Eddie Jones’ side to the Six Nations championship […]

Didier Drogba: Ex-Chelsea striker joins Phoenix Rising as player and co-owner

Didier Drogba: Ex-Chelsea striker joins Phoenix Rising as player and co-owner

Media playback is not supported on this device Drogba to own and play for US club Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has joined United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising as a player and co-owner. Drogba, 39, has not played since leaving Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact in November. He will start […]

3.2 seconds – Footballer scores straight from kick-off

Fit For Sport Easter Activity Camp 3.2 seconds – Footballer scores straight from kick-off

Borussia Dortmund to ‘pull together’ against Monaco after explosion sees game postponed

Borussia Dortmund to ‘pull together’ against Monaco after explosion sees game postponed

Borussia Dortmund’s team bus was damaged by the explosion on the way to the stadium “Shocked” Borussia Dortmund players will “pull together” when they face Monaco, 24 hours after their team bus was damaged by explosions in Germany. Defender Marc Bartra fractured his wrist in the incident, which led to Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final being […]

Juventus put three past Barcelona in Champions League first leg

Juventus put three past Barcelona in Champions League first leg

Paulo Dybala now has 16 goals for the season Paulo Dybala scored twice as Juventus took charge of their Champions League quarter-final tie with Barcelona courtesy of a commanding home-leg display in Turin. The Argentine forward curled home both of his goals before the break, the first from an angle inside the box and the […]

Atletico Madrid v Leicester: How do Foxes win Champions League quarter-final?

Atletico Madrid v Leicester: How do Foxes win Champions League quarter-final?

Media playback is not supported on this device Can Leicester’s European dream continue? Premier League champions Leicester City are aiming to prolong their fairytale as they head into this week’s Champions League quarter-finals, but they are heavy underdogs against an in-form Atletico Madrid team who have reached the final twice in the past three years. […]

Atletico Madrid v Leicester: Fernando Torres on how ‘we all became Leicester fans’

Adult Social Badminton Session Atletico Madrid v Leicester: Fernando Torres on how ‘we all became Leicester fans’

Liverpool launches Commonwealth Games bid

Liverpool launches Commonwealth Games bid

Image copyright Liverpool City Council Image caption Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson is helping to spearhead the project alongside other advisers Liverpool has officially launched a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games, with a team of advisers appointed to spearhead the project. The bid also sets out the city’s interest in hosting the event in […]