Grealish still in England contention

By Joe Tanner Last Updated: 29/10/19 1:49pm Jack Grealish has four goals and four assists in all competitions this season Jack Grealish remains in contention to be selected for England’s European Qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo in November, despite suffering a calf injury last weekend, Sky Sports News understands. The midfielder was substituted in the…

Shakib banned over anti-corruption breaches

Last Updated: 29/10/19 1:02pm Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is one of the top-ranked all-rounder in ODI cricket Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been banned from all cricket for two years, one of them suspended, after admitting three charges under the anti-corruption code, the International Cricket Council has announced. The charges cover not reporting approaches…

Merson Says: Xhaka was hurt by boos

Paul Merson Football Expert & Columnist @PaulMerse Merson also describes Chelsea’s youngsters as ‘phenomenal’ and gives his view on the Premier League title race between Liverpool and Man City Last Updated: 29/10/19 12:34pm 0:50 Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka reacted angrily after being booed off by his own supporters in their Premier League game against Crystal…

Merson Says: At least Xhaka cares

Paul Merson Football Expert & Columnist @PaulMerse Merson also describes Chelsea’s youngsters as ‘phenomenal’ and gives his view on the Premier League title race between Liverpool and Man City Last Updated: 29/10/19 1:03pm 0:50 Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka reacted angrily after being booed off by his own supporters in their Premier League game against Crystal…

Fresh Bristol heads to Haydock

Last Updated: 29/10/19 12:18pm Daryl Jacob riding Bristol De Mai Bristol De Mai will make his reappearance in the Betfair Chase at Haydock after connections decided to give the Charlie Hall Chase this weekend a miss. Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies showed his intent at aiming the flamboyant grey at the Merseyside showpiece on November 23 by…

NZ to submit umpiring concerns to INF

Last Updated: 29/10/19 12:09pm Noeline Taurua spoke frankly after the Test match about her frustrations Netball New Zealand will be formally writing to the International Netball Federation regarding the officiating of the final Constellation Cup Test, says head of high performance Keir Hansen. The final Test of the four-match series saw the Silver Ferns lose…

‘Bong racist abuse dismissed as banter’

By PA Media Last Updated: 29/10/19 12:30pm Bong was allegedly racially targeted during Brighton’s clash with Burnley in February A teenage Burnley fan directed racist abuse towards Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during a Premier League match, a court has heard. Nathan Higgins, 19, allegedly targeted the player with racially aggravated insults during a game between…

Gaetan Bong racism trial collapses

By Press Association Last Updated: 29/10/19 6:53pm Gaetan Bong was allegedly abused during Brighton’s clash with Burnley in February “Serious failings” have led to the collapse of a prosecution over allegations that racist slurs were hurled at Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during a Premier League match. Magistrates criticised the Crown Prosecution Service for failing to…