Hearts Europa League play off opponent confirmed as Jambos on collision course with Stendel recruit

The Jambos are heading to the continent in search of a place in UEFA's second tier group stage competition and have discovered who they will play after qualifying round three.

Bailey Wright makes admission about his place in the Sunderland team this season

As a result of Sunderland’s strong start to the season, which has seen them unbeaten in the league so far, Bailey Wright is yet to earn a place in the Sunderland starting line-up. The defender did make his first appearance of the season on Tuesday as the Black Cats lost 2-0 to Sheffield Wednesday. However, […]

Darren Mullen drawing on inspiration for Newry's senior return

Darren Mullen's summer blueprint behind a welcome return to Premiership football for Newry City AFC has included mining as diverse a range of sporting figures for inspiration as Liverpool legend Alan Kennedy, Northern Ireland 1958 World Cup hero Peter McParland, managerial maverick Brian Clough and American football icon Tom Brady.

Cristiano Ronaldo sent brutal message by Florentino Perez as Real Madrid chief reignites rivalry

Cristiano Ronaldo is looking to leave Manchester United but has seen any possibility of a Real Madrid switch dashed by Florentino Perez, whose relationship with the player previously deteriorated

Alex Neil issues Sunderland transfer update

Sunderland boss Alex Neil has poured cold water on any suggestions that there may be any imminent signings at the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats are in clear need of new additions, with a lack of depth evident this week as Neil’s heavily rotated side lost 2-0 away at Sheffield Wednesday in the Carabao […]

Southampton v Leeds United - Live stream and TV details and how to watch the match

The Whites travel to Southampton for their first away game of the season

Hearts' European opponents confirmed as former Tynecastle winger prepares to return

FC Zurich will meet Hearts in the Europa League play-off after completing a 5-0 aggregate win against Linfield on Thursday evening.

Watch: Mikel Arteta brutally savages Arsenal players after FA Cup exit

Arteta was fuming after the 1-0 defeat.

Fuel crisis hurting Manchester United and Manchester City fans

Manchester United and Manchester City fans driving to away matches look set to lose out because of the surge in fuel costs, new analysis suggests.

Arsenal defender Gabriel hints he's influenced Mikel Arteta's transfer plan

Gabriel Magalhaes is one of Arsenal's most influential players on the pitch but the Brazilian defender is also keen to assert himself behind the scenes during the transfer window

The Celtic player tipped to make surprise appearance at World Cup

Joe Hart’s performances for Celtic could be enough to land him a surprise England recall, according to a former Parkhead favourite.

Londoners horrified at tiny 'dry' burger sold at West Ham stadium for £9.50

West Ham fan Lee Mason found himself forking out just shy of a tenner for the miserable looking patty and bun

Dave Rennie: James O’Connor ‘earned’ his starting spot for Los Pumas Test

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie feels that veteran James O’Connor deserves to start at fly-half against Los Pumas in their clash in San Juan.

Former Stoke City transfer target Keinan Davis heading back to Championship

Keinan Davis was a badly-timed injury away from joining Stoke from Aston Villa last year

Nottingham Forest agree transfer deal for Watford star

Watford have accepted Nottingham Forest’s £20m bid for talisman Emmanuel Dennis, according to an update from The Athletic journalist Adam Leventhal. The 24-year-old has been the subject of Premier League interest for much of the summer, though it was previously unclear whether he would be leaving Vicarage Road with no club coming in to secure […]

Dana White includes Conor McGregor in top-five UFC fighters but snubs Khabib

UFC president White believes Khabib Nurmagomedov, who defeated Conor McGregor in the promotion's biggest fight of all time, retired too early to be an all-time great

‘Not everyone was convinced’ on Sebastian Vettel ahead of Toro Rosso move

AlphaTauri boss Franz Tost says not everyone was behind him when he pushed to bring Sebastian Vettel to Toro Rosso.

Cesc Fabregas finally explains why he threw pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson in 'Battle of the Buffet'

If you’re a fan of Premier League football, you’ll know all about the infamous ‘Battle of the Buffet’. Following an ill-tempered affair between Arsenal and Manchester United at Old Trafford in late 2004, Cesc Fabregas threw a slice of pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson during a tunnel fracas. The Gunners went into the game on […]

Marcos Senesi as good as Manchester United star - and is better value

South American football expert Tim Vickery is tipping AFC Bournemouth's new signing to be a hit in the Premier League

Anthony Joshua told to 'elbow' Oleksandr Usyk as Floyd Mayweather fight pointed out

ANTHONY JOSHUA has been advised to employ roughhouse tactics against Oleksandr Usyk.

Karlan Grant injury update amid West Brom's striker crisis

West Brom striker Karlan Grant was forced off in Thursday's EFL Cup win over Sheffield United, having netted the winner

Ex-F1 star Stoffel Vandoorne proving McLaren wrong as he sits on brink of first world title

Vandoorne was once the most sought-after wonderkid in the whole of motorsport, but his stint in F1 brought his climb to a halt. Four years later, he is back to his best as he now sits on the brink of the Formula E title

All Blacks: Clash with Japan confirmed for Tokyo in October

New Zealand will take on Japan in Tokyo on Saturday, October 29 as they make their way to the United Kingdom for their end-of-year Tests.

David Raya believes ‘it’s a good time to play’ Man United as Brentford look to pile misery on Erik Ten Hag

David Raya believes ‘it’s a good time to play’ Man United as Brentford look to pile misery on Erik Ten Hag -

46-cap international is 'in England' to sign for Forest, announcement imminent

Nottingham Forest are closing in on the signing of Atalanta midfielder Remo Freuler, with Fabrizio Romano claiming the player is ‘in England’ prior to his move. The Lowdown: Freuler closing in on move The 30-year-old has emerged as one of the Reds’ main transfer targets in the last few weeks, with Sky Sports’ Florian Plettenberg […]

Comedian turns former Liverpool footballer Jan Molby into viral sensation

Former Liverpool midfielder Jan Molby was big in the 1980s but, having “disappeared off the face of the earth in Britain” has now found himself at the centre of a viral social media hit. The 59-year-old Dane, who won three league titles and two FA Cups during a 12-year career at Anfield, now works as a pundit for Danish TV but has been thrust back ...

Hearts to sign new forward with Stephen Kingsley set to return

Hearts intend to sign a new forward as soon as possible to strengthen their squad with a demanding European campaign due to start next week.

Eddie Howe hints at timescale on transfers with Newcastle United keen to recruit

The Magpies have now gone six weeks without making a breakthrough on transfers

Liam Rosenior provides fresh update on influential Derby County man

Derby County boss Liam Rosenior has confirmed that David McGoldrick will be involved against Barnsley this weekend. The forward joined the Rams after leaving Sheffield United in the summer and his arrival was seen as a major coup considering he has played regularly in the top two divisions in recent years. However, injury issues have […]

Brett Favre: how a scandal in Mississippi tarnished an NFL hero

The Green Bay Packers open their preseason schedule against the San Francisco 49ers on Friday night. Matt LaFleur’s team are among the favourites for the Super Bowl and their veteran quarterback is also aiming for a rare individual triumph. Aaron Rodgers was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 2020 and 2021, and sealing the accolade again after a season during which he’ll turn 39 would be a stunning achievement for the Packers star. Only one...

Formula E reaches 100 races and proves initial doubters of its longevity wrong

Co-founders and drivers alike had serious concerns about whether Formula E would last after its first race took place - but now it continues to grow as it hits a century of outings

Raheem Sterling can thrive with extra ‘freedom’ in Chelsea’s evolving attack

Raheem Sterling can thrive with extra ‘freedom’ in Chelsea’s evolving attack - The England international makes his home Chelsea debut against Tottenham on Sunday

Fantasy Premier League tips gameweek 2: Erling Haaland, Brenden Aaronson, William Saliba and more

Fantasy Premier League tips gameweek 2: Erling Haaland, Brenden Aaronson, William Saliba and more - How many of our picks are in your squad?

Bristol Rovers announce signing of Everton's former Sheffield Wednesday and Reading defender

Joey Barton has made his sixth summer signing in the form of Everton prospect Lewis Gibson

South Africa captain claims 'Bazball' could leave England "with egg on their faces"

Dean Elgar has delivered his verdict on 'Bazball' ahead of South Africa's three-Test series against England, claiming there is no "longevity in brave cricket"

Ex-Rangers star Jermain Defoe returns to football as he agrees big career change at former club

The striker has been out of football since calling time on his playing career earlier in this year but the Rangers favourite is now back at his former employers.

Lewis Hamilton reveals retirement plans after setting timescale for F1 departure

LEWIS HAMILTON has opened up on his plans for life after he retires from F1.

Redknapp: 'Spurs a real force' | How Chelsea guarantee top four

Jamie Redknapp joined the Essential Football podcast to explain Spurs' transformation under Antonio Conte and the transfers which will boost the Blues...

Danny Schofield defends Huddersfield Town players against lack of effort accusation

Supporters have questioned the players' work rate after seeing their side get off to a losing start to the new Championship season but the gaffer believes other factors are at play

Di Grassi joins Mahindra for 2022-23 Formula E season

Lucas di Grassi will join Mahindra for the 2022-23 Formula E season, replacing the departing Alexander Sims as Oliver Rowland's team-mate at the Indian squad.

Daniil Medvedev makes telling comment as Novak Djokovic's US Open hopes hang by a thread

NOVAK DJOKOVIC is set to miss the US Open over his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

World Cup: Biggest games of the group stage at Qatar 2022

World Cup: Biggest games of the group stage at Qatar 2022 - The World Cup group stage draw in Doha threw up a number of tantalising fixtures

Fulham boss Marco Silva backs Aleksandar Mitrovic to silence doubters in Premier League

The Serbia international marked his return to the top flight with a brace in a 2-2 draw against Liverpool. Mitrovic has long been seen as a player who is too good for the Championship but out of his depth in the Premier League. Now, Silva has backed his star forward to change that perception, saying: "He is a Premier Lea...

Scottish Premiership transfers: Every deal involving Celtic, Rangers, Hearts, Hibs, Aberdeen and more in summer 2022

Summer transfer windows are always the busier of the two trading period for football clubs, and so it has been the case in the cinch Premiership.

Casper Ruud and Montreal Open umpire in toilet rule row - 'That's your business'

TENNIS violations don't get much stranger than Casper Ruud's toilet-related breach of the rules in Montreal.

John McGinn reveals Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings chats after Aston Villa captain decision

All the latest Aston Villa news as BirminghamLive brings you quotes from John McGinn regarding talks he had with Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto speaks out as sack calls intensify over Max Verstappen failure

CHARLES LECLERC now lies 80 points behind Max Verstappen in the championship after a series of errors over the first half of the season.

Watford hand Blackburn Rovers transfer favour ahead of West Brom clash

Jon Dahl Tomasson's side return to Championship action on Sunday against the Baggies

Mohamed Salah has taken on Steven Gerrard's role behind the scenes at Liverpool

Salah signed a new contract with Liverpool earlier this summer, taking on more responsibility within Jurgen Klopp's squad as a result, which has already been to the benefit of the Reds

Best Fantasy Premier League team for FPL GW2 featuring Liverpool and Man City stars

Latest Fantasy Football news from Mirror, assessing the best 2022/23 FPL team choice for Gameweek 2, with some favourable fixtures falling for Manchester City and Liverpool.