Celtic v Dundee United

Odsonne Edouard completed Celtic’s victory with his 12th goal of the season Celtic lost defender Christopher Jullien to injury as they prepared for Saturday’s Old Firm derby with Scottish Premiership victory over Dundee United. The Frenchman could not continue after clattering his knee against the post in a second-half goalline clearance. Ismaila Soro – with … Read more

More areas under tier four restrictions

Up to 2,000 fans had been allowed at Liverpool’s Anfield stadium under tier two restrictions Fans will once again be banned from attending football matches as more areas of England are to be placed under tougher coronavirus restrictions from midnight. Liverpool is to be moved into tier three of the government’s restrictions for England, which … Read more

Tougher job than we thought

Allardyce saw one of his teams concede four goals in the first half of a Premier League game for only the fourth time in his career West Brom manager Sam Allardyce says an embarrassing 5-0 defeat by Leeds United shows he has a “tougher challenge” to keep his new club up than he thought. Allardyce … Read more

‘It’s a different world for Arsenal’

Alexandre Lacazette scored the quickest goal by a substitute in the league since Bernardo Silva scored after 17 seconds for Manchester City against Brighton in 2019 Arsenal are now in a “different world”, according to manager Mikel Arteta, after they recorded back-to-back league wins for the first time since September by beating Brighton. Before Christmas, … Read more

Title talk stupid at this stage

Marcus Rashford’s goal was his first at Old Trafford since July Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford says it would be “stupid” to think about winning the Premier League title at the moment despite his injury-time goal against Wolverhampton Wanderers moving the Red Devils up to second in the table. Tuesday’s game seemed destined to be … Read more

Testing change ensures Bristol’s New Year Day game goes ahead despite absence of all 6 front rowers from win at Quins

10:18am, 30 December 2020 Pat Lam has revealed a change in the training week at Bristol since the emergence of the new strain of Covid earlier this month has ensured Friday’s Gallagher Premiership game will go ahead despite one front player testing positive for the virus and the other front rowers from the win over … Read more

Front row issue sees Harlequins’ January 1 game at Worcester cancelled

8:48am, 30 December 2020 Premiership Rugby have confirmed that Harlequins’ Gallagher Premiership Rugby match against Worcester Warriors, scheduled for New Year’s Day, has been called off as the London club are unable to field a team for the game on Friday. It’s believed that following this week’s league-wide round of PCR testing, Harlequins had a … Read more

‘I had to have a word with him and I used the word stupid’

3:46am, 30 December 2020 Wasps boss Lee Blackett is delighted teenager Charlie Atkinson is quickly becoming known for his ability to play this winter rather than just being the kid who was recklessly clattered in the collision that led to Owen Farrell’s Premiership red card for Saracens last September.   ADVERTISEMENT Atkinson’s second appearance from … Read more

Leeds owner defends Carney tweet

Leeds shared the above tweet along with footage of Carney’s comments Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani has defended a club tweet which questioned comments made by pundit Karen Carney. Ex-England international Carney said Leeds “out-run” opponents and that rest during football’s pause in the Covid-19 pandemic aided their promotion push. Leeds’ tweet on Carney’s comments has … Read more