Category: Sport

Football unites for Rainbow Laces campaign

The football community, including major governing bodies, will join to show their backing for the Rainbow Laces campaign. The EFL, Premier League, PGMOL, and The FA have produced a rainbow photograph to show support for LGBT inclusivity as part of the campaign, set up Stonewall, which runs from November 24 to December 3. The Premier […]

Casey Stoney says she is open-minded over England’s new head coach

Casey Stoney is “open-minded” over England Women’s next managerial appointment Casey Stoney says she is “open-minded” over England’s next managerial appointment and insists the squad remain focused ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying double-header. The experienced Liverpool defender, who was forced to withdraw from the games against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kazakhstan on Thursday, […]

Canada’s Janai Haupapa given two-match ban for biting

Canada centre Janai Haupapa will miss Sunday’s Women’s World Cup semi-final against Australia after she admitted biting an opponent. Haupapa was charged with contrary conduct after being accused of biting by Jillaroos co-captain Renae Kunst in Australia’s record 88-0 win over the Ravens in Sydney on Wednesday and accepted a two-match ban. The offence was […]

Chelsea showing great character, says Antonio Conte

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says his side’s character shone through as they defeated Qarabag 4-0. Two goals from Willian, in addition to penalties from Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas ensured Chelsea’s 2,500-mile trip to Baku, Azerbaijan, was not wasted, as the Blues confirmed their place in the knockout stages. Conte has been impressed by […]