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  • When the football took over

    October 28, 2017 7:01 PM 16

    Kolkata has always loved football. Today, football loved it back, giving the 66,000 fans at the Salt Lake Stadium a World Cup final that had everything: skills, spills, thrills and above all a stirring and improbable fightback. England were staring at the abyss after half an hour; by the time another half hour had lapsed they had equalised. In the final

  • SA hockey women and men through to Africa Cup finals

    October 28, 2017 6:47 PM 18

    Going unbeaten during the pool stages, both the South African women’s and men’s teams booked their places for the finals at the African Hockey Cup of Nations in Egypt. The amassed a total of 24 goals in four matches without conceding a single point over the last week. The men in turn had a tougher road to their final with Ghana putting up a strong challenge

  • Phil Foden: Who is England's 17-year-old World Cup hero?

    October 28, 2017 6:45 PM 17

    If you're reading this, you will want to know more about Phil Foden. Put simply, the 17-year-old, shrewdly dubbed "the Stockport Iniesta" by one fan on Twitter, is the jewel of the Manchester City academy. He is the one young player earmarked to make the huge leap in quality and earn a place in Pep Guardiola's first-team in the coming years. In fact, he already

  • How Manchester City starlet helped England beat Spain 5-2 in U17 World Cup final

    October 28, 2017 6:41 PM 9

    Manchester City starlet Phil Foden scored twice as England came from behind to crush Spain 5-2 in the Under 17 World Cup final on Sunday. Victory added to England’s growing list of youth honours – they have won the Under 20 World Cup and European Under 19 championship this year – and was revenge for losing the Under 17 European Championship final to Spain

  • Man U beats Spurs 1-0 to keep in touch with Man City in EPL

    October 28, 2017 6:39 PM 18

    LONDON (AP) - Anthony Martial struck late against Tottenham to ensure Manchester United still has Manchester City within its sights at the top of the English Premier League. Martial came off the bench to score the only goal of the game at Old Trafford on Saturday, preventing third-placed Spurs from claiming what would have been a valiant point in the absence

  • Max Crocombe: Salford City goalkeeper sent off for urinating

    October 28, 2017 5:21 PM 12

    Salford City goalkeeper Max Crocombe was sent off for urinating during his side's 2-1 win at Bradford Park Avenue. The 24-year-old New Zealander was shown red in the 87th minute of the National League North game. "He was told by the steward twice not to do it and he went ahead and had a pee," said Park Avenue secretary Colin Barker. Crocombe later apologised

  • Spurs will miss Harry Kane but still capable of getting a result at United

    October 28, 2017 8:51 AM 19

    Earlier this month, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola referred to Spurs as "the Harry Kane team". It's fair to say that these comments weren't well received by those at the club and Tottenham now have the perfect opportunity to prove them wrong. Their star striker will miss Saturday's trip to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United with a hamstring

  • Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur LIVE score and goal updates plus live stream info

    October 27, 2017 9:45 PM 9

    Man Utd play Spurs at Old Trafford in the Premier League fixture and in team news Eric Bailly is fit but Paul Pogba is still out. Jose Mourinho has a brilliant home record against Mauricio Pochettino and Manchester United have a brilliant home record against Spurs. So there is only going to be one result. Right? Right?! If only football was that predictable

  • Spurs can thrive without Kane, says Pochettino

    October 27, 2017 12:14 PM 14

    London - Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday his high-flying side do not need to prove they can win without Harry Kane as they head to Manchester United without the injured forward. Kane has already hit 13 goals for Spurs this season but was forced off late on in last weekend's 4-1 win over Liverpool with a hamstring issue. The 24-year-old

  • Carabao Cup draw drama: EFL release statement after delayed farce of an event

    October 26, 2017 6:20 PM 11

    In the end Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell conducted the draw which was recorded and posted on the competition's Twitter feed. The last eight ties being decided were supposed to be live streamed but technical issues halted them plans. It reads: "The EFL would like to apologise for a number of third party technical issues that affected coverage of today’s