'Bonucci got booed, is that racism?' – Italy deputy PM downplays Koulibaly abuse

The country’s second highest ranking official has attempted to play down the firestorm surrounding Wednesday’s match at San Siro Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has attempted to downplay the racist abuse directed at Napoli defender ​Kalidou Koulibaly.  Koulibaly was subject to monkey chants in Wednesday’s match against Inter at San...

Gerrard: Talk of succeeding Klopp at Liverpool is presumptuous

The Englishman says the Rangers job “has all his attention” ahead of Saturday’s Old Firm derby with Celtic, despite ongoing links to his former club Steven Gerrard says it is “presumptuous” to suggest he could succeed Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool and claimed he has “no divine right” to manage...

Snapped goalpost delays A-League clash

Players and fans at Central Coast Stadium saw their New Year’s Eve plans delayed by a broken goalpost. A broken goalpost led to a bizarre delay in the A-League clash between Central Coast Mariners and Perth Glory on Monday. Players and fans alike in Gosford saw any hopes of a...

Schalke deny interest in out-of-favour Liverpool striker Solanke

The German club insist they have made “no contact” with the Reds regarding a mooted deal for the 21-year-old forward Bundesliga side Schalke 04 have denied interest in Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke, after reports linking the striker with a switch to Germany. The Englishman has fallen out of favour at...

'We will work with what we have' – Hodgson confirms collapse of Solanke deal

The Liverpool striker will reportedly stay at Anfield due to concerns over his fitness despite appearing to be Eagles-bound Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed a move for Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke is off following reports suggesting the deal has collapsed. Chairman Steve Parish said the Eagles were...

Bellamy steps down from Cardiff coaching role to fight bullying allegations

Amid claims he bullied a Bluebirds youth team player, the ex-Wales international has temporarily vacated a position at the Premier League club Craig Bellamy has stepped down as a youth coach at Cardiff City to fight accusations of bullying. The former Wales striker, who played for teams including Liverpool...

Man City will still win Premier League – Bellamy

Pep Guardiola’s side may be seven points behind the league leaders, but the former Wales star expects them to take the crown once again Craig Bellamy says he expects Manchester City to defend their Premier League title despite Liverpool’s lead at the top of the table. City were tipped...