The return of crowds: 21,000 for the FA Cup final monitored by scientists in experiment

Trials of vaccination passports will begin at some of the country’s most iconic venues next week, with crowds of up to 21,000 people allowed to gather for the first time in a year. Boris Johnson will tomorrow confirm a system of certification that will allow spectators at football matches and other sporting events, nightclubs and theatres. … Read more

England vs Poland – World Cup 2022 qualifier: Live score, lineups and updates

LIVE: England vs Poland – Harry Kane fires Three Lions ahead from the spot after Raheem Sterling was fouled… as Gareth Southgate’s side look to maintain perfect start to World Cup qualifying By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline Published: 18:30 BST, 31 March 2021 | Updated: 20:23 BST, 31 March 2021 England will be aiming to … Read more

England 5-0 San Marino – World Cup 2022 qualifier: Debut goal for Watkins

A debut goal for Ollie Watkins, a first for James Ward-Prowse and a return to prominence for Jesse Lingard. Let’s not forget that this night at sorry old empty Wembley will always mean something to someone. An England cap will always be an England cap, a goal always a goal. That apart, there was nothing to … Read more

Eating a cup of leafy green vegetables like lettuce or spinach a day can boost muscle function

Popeye was right! Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables including spinach and lettuce every day can boost muscle function, study finds Leafy green vegetables are known to contain high levels of nitrates  Scientists examined the diets and lower limb strength of 3,759 participants  Those who ate most nitrates had 11% stronger limbs than … Read more

Popeye was right! Eating one cup of leafy green vegetables a day can boost muscle function

Popeye was right! Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables including spinach and lettuce every day can boost muscle function, study finds Leafy green vegetables are known to contain high levels of nitrates  Scientists examined the diets and lower limb strength of 3,759 participants  Those who ate most nitrates had 11% stronger limbs than … Read more

Ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter handed new SIX-YEAR ban after investigation into World Cup bribery scandal

Disgraced ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter handed new SIX-YEAR and eight month ban from football for multiple breaches of their ethics code after investigation found he had accepted an ‘undue economic benefit’ of £18m across four years Sepp Blatter has been handed a new six-year ban from football-related activities The former FIFA boss was investigated over … Read more

Manchester United midfielder Fred racially abused on social media following FA Cup loss to Leicester

Manchester United midfielder Fred racially abused on social media following his mistake in FA Cup quarter-final defeat by Leicester, with Brazilian targeted with monkey emojis on his Instagram page Manchester United fell out of the FA Cup with a 2-0 loss to Leicester on Sunday Fred had one of his worst games in red and … Read more

If Scottish police come knocking, I’ll give them a cup of tea but no more, says DAVID DAVIS

In Scotland this week, we should see the climax of an extraordinary political storm with serious implications for transparency and democracy in these islands. We cannot predict how events will unfold. But we know how they should. To put an end to her long and destructive row with Alex Salmond, Nicola Sturgeon should tender her resignation … Read more

England’s 1966 World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst facing calls to be STRIPPED of his role with FA

England hero Sir Geoff Hurst’s position as an FA ambassador and McDonald’s representative is under threat after he was condemned for his reluctance to be formally interviewed by the inquiry team looking into child abuse at Chelsea. Clive Sheldon QC last week published his long-awaited four-year investigation into sexual abuse in football between 1970 to … Read more

Pregnant Zara Tindall is glowing in red hat as Cheltenham Festival revellers celebrate Gold Cup Day

The country might be in lockdown, but that didn’t stop Cheltenham revellers celebrating Gold Cup day in style. Fans of the horse racing event from across the country dusted off their formal frocks and tweed jackets as they raised a glass to the final day of the festival. Pregnant Zara Tindall once again joined in … Read more