Day: June 1, 2018

Everton target William Carvalho allowed to leave Sporting Lisbon

Sporting Lisbon are actively seeking a transfer for William Carvalho, with Everton thought to be keen on the midfielder, Sky Sports News understands. It is thought both the club and the player’s representatives are trying to arrange a transfer to a Premier League side. There had been reports in the Portuguese media suggesting the 26-year-old […]

Stoke City release Stephen Ireland and Glen Johnson

Stoke City boss Gary Rowett has released experienced duo Stephen Ireland and Glen Johnson as the club prepare for life in the Championship. Ireland and Johnson, who made 134 appearances for the club between them, have been handed free transfers, and will officially leave the relegated Potters when their existing deals expire on June 30. […]

Morocco bid to host 2026 World Cup passes FIFA test

Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup has passed crucial evaluation tests from FIFA. It means there will now be a vote at FIFA Congress between Morocco and a joint bid from the USA, Mexico and Canada for the right to host the tournament. The vote will take place in Moscow on June 13, […]

One-Day Cup round-up: Holders Notts win maintains knockout dreams

Royal London One-Day Cup holders Nottinghamshire held their nerve in a tight tussle with Worcestershire to claim a vital win over the North Group leaders. Luke Fletcher picked up career-best figures of 4-20, including the prized wickets of England hopeful Joe Clarke and record-breaker Callum Ferguson, who struck 192 on debut earlier this week, as […]

Sunderland reject second Brighton bid for Paddy McNair

Sunderland have turned down a second bid from Brighton for midfielder Paddy McNair – this time for £3.5m, Sky Sports News understands. The Premier League club failed with a £2m bid for the 23-year-old earlier this week. In addition, Sunderland have turned down an offer of £3.75m for McNair, this time from an unnamed London club. […]