Soccer-Footballs should be sold with health warning, says dementia expert

(Reuters) – The risk of developing neurodegenerative disease in former professional soccer players varies by position and career length but not by playing era, according to a landmark study. Research from Professor... Read more »

Harry Kane: Tottenham striker fails to report to training in bid to force Man City transfer

Harry Kane has not reported for Tottenham Hotspur training as planned as he attempts to force a transfer to Manchester City. The forward was supposed to be back for his first session... Read more »

Team-by-team guide ahead of 2021/22 Championship season

The 2021-22 Sky Bet Championship season launches later this week, with unrestricted crowds set to return for the first time since March 2020. Bournemouth take on West Brom at the Vitality Stadium... Read more »

Tyrone Mings admits his ‘mental health did plummet’ before Euro 2020 opener

Tyrone Mings has revealed he struggled with mental health problems at Euro 2020 which left him feeling like 95 per cent of the country were doubting him. The Aston Villa defender deputised... Read more »

Vaccine passport decisions left to clubs as EFL prepares to resume

EFL clubs will be left to make their own decision on whether to use Covid certification when the new season begins next weekend in the absence of the government mandating so-called ‘vaccine... Read more »

Postecoglou starts Celtic league reign with Hearts defeat

Australian Ange Postecoglou lost his first Scottish Premiership game in charge of Celtic on Saturday as promoted Hearts grabbed a late 2-1 victory. Postecoglou, who arrived from J-League club Yokohama F. Marinos... Read more »

Juve confident of signing Locatelli after ‘suitable offer’ to Sassuolo

Juventus are confident of signing Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli after making a “suitable offer” to Serie A rivals Sassuolo, the Turin club’s director Pavel Nedved said on Saturday. Locatelli, 23, burst into... Read more »

La Liga president sees breakaway European Super League idea as ‘a bit of a joke’

The idea of a Super League remains “a bit of a joke” to La Liga president Javier Tebas but he gave the rebel clubs some credit for suggesting they want to work... Read more »

Olympics-Soccer-Spain overcome Ivory Coast in extra time to reach semis

Spain ended a 21-year wait to reach the men's Olympic soccer semi-finals as substitute Rafa Mir scored a hat-trick to secure a 5-2 victory over Ivory Coast in extra time on Saturday.... Read more »

Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher heads to Crystal Palace on loan

Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher on a season-long loan. The 21-year-old was close to joining the Eagles last summer but they instead opted to bring in... Read more »