NRL star Todd Carney says he’s kissed other players during his footy career

Todd Carney was known as one of the ‘bad boys’ of rugby league during his NRL career from 2004 to 2014. And in this week’s episode of ABC’s You Can’t Ask That, featuring former NRL and AFL stars, the 34-year-old gave fans a rare insight into his life playing the game. You Can’t Ask That involves misunderstood … Read more

European Super League: Liverpool owner John W Henry APOLOGISES to fans, Jurgen Klopp and players

‘We’ve let you down… I am responsible’: Liverpool owner John W Henry APOLOGISES to their fans, Jurgen Klopp and players and says he WON’T walk away in the wake of the Super League fiasco Liverpool pulled out of the Super League last on Tuesday after a furious outcry After sitting quiet amid the fury, Liverpool … Read more

England: Gary Neville insists players ‘don’t sound authentic’ on social media

‘Do ANY of the lads post themselves?’: Gary Neville says the England team lack ‘independent thinkers’ and players ‘don’t sound authentic’ after they posted out near-identical messages after the win over Albania Gary Neville was critical of England’s players for their social media messages The former Three Lions coach felt the similarities showed a lack … Read more

Scientists discover distinct chemical ‘signatures’ for concussion in rugby players’ SPIT

by Mia de Graaf, US Health Editor As athletes of all sports speak out about their brain injury fears, we run through the need-to-know facts about risks, symptoms, tests and research. 1. Concussion is a red herring: Big hits are not the problem, ALL head hits cause damage All sports insist they are doing more … Read more

Chris Sutton tells MPs ‘Gordon Taylor has blood on his hands’ over players’ dementia deaths

Premier League winner Chris Sutton has told MPs that the authorities have stood by while players have died as a result of dementia they developed through playing professional football. The former Blackburn Rovers, Celtic and Norwich City striker pulled no punches when he met politicians, who are gathering evidence on the links between sport and … Read more

England manager Gareth Southgate believes players should be considered for priority Covid vaccines

England manager Gareth Southgate believes players called up for this summer’s European Championships should be considered for PRIORITY Covid vaccines… to safeguard participation in the tournament Elite athletes have not been given the jab as the NHS prioritise other groups  England boss Gareth Southgate says England players should now be considered The Government says it’s … Read more

Five tricky puzzles challenge players to calculate the value of each lockdown luxury

Vibrant maths puzzles challenge players to calculate how much each item is worth – so can YOU solve all five? Puzzles released to challenge readers to calculate value of lockdown luxuries Brainteasers, created by Monese, features everything from cake, chips and pizza Takes the average person 68 seconds to crack them – so, can you … Read more

Premier League: Players and staff will have to self-isolate for 10 DAYS when returning from Europe

New UK government guidance means Premier League players and coaches will be required to isolate for 10 days following any overseas trip, complicating the schedules of teams still in the Champions League and Europa League. Prior to Sunday’s new restrictions being detailed to all 20 Premier League clubs, revealed by the Athletic, there were no … Read more

World Cup qualifiers: England players should NOT be exempt from quarantining

Hardly a day goes by without football seeking exemptions from the restrictions which the rest of us are expected to observe in hope of saving each other’s lives. Greed and selfishness, it seems, go hand in hand. Right now the FA expect the England team to be given permission to dodge quarantine upon their return … Read more

Billy Vunipola leads players who chose NOT to kneel against racism at Six Nations

Billy Vunipola led a minority of England players who chose not to kneel against racism at the Six Nations today.  The second half of the annual Calcutta Cup kicked off at an empty Twickenham stadium in southwest London today.  Ahead of kick-off, the players lined up in support of the Rugby Against Racism campaign but … Read more