Guardiola critical of Super League proposal

9:47 AM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has criticised the plan to create a European Super League by insisting the competition "is not a sport."City are one of 12 clubs who have signed up to the new...

Liverpool’s Klopp slams Leeds ‘earn it’ shirts as Super League fallout rages on

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp called out Leeds for placing a Champions League T-shirt bearing the message "earn it" inside the Reds' dressing room ahead of the two clubs' 1-1 Premier League draw on Monday.For their pregame warm-ups, Leeds players...

Real Madrid’s Perez says UEFA won’t kick Super League teams out of Champions League

Florentino Perez has said he's "completely sure" Real Madrid and other Super League participants won't be thrown out of this season's Champions League over their role in the proposed breakaway group -- and blasted the current competition's format, saying...

Tottenham ‘crazy’ to sack Jose Mourinho before League Cup final

Tottenham Hotspur's decision to sack manager Jose Mourinho just days before their League Cup final against Manchester City is "crazy," former England skipper Wayne Rooney said.Rooney, who played under Mourinho when the Portuguese was in charge at Manchester United,...

European Super League clubs ready for talks with domestic leagues and UEFA

The 12 rebel clubs planning to form a European Super League (ESL) are "ready for dialogue" with domestic leagues and UEFA, sources told ESPN.With widespread hostility and opposition to the ESL proposal announced on Sunday from within football and...

UEFA and leagues vow to fight breakaway European Super League: What this means

On Sunday, the European game was rocked by revelations that a number of leading clubs -- 12 were named in the press release -- agreed to establish The Super League, a midweek tournament that will effectively be a direct...

Match Preview – Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers, IPL 2021, 14th Match

PreviewBoth teams might need to rejig their XIs - they have won one out of six games between them so far this seasonBig pictureThe Punjab Kings and the Sunrisers Hyderabad might be the two bottom-placed sides right now, but...

Match Preview – Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe 2021, 1st T20I

Big picture Pakistan's southern Africa adventure has moved to Zimbabwe, where they will play three T20Is and two Tests, seemingly under less pressure than they were across the border. Zimbabwe have not qualified for the T20 World Cup, neither are...

Post-Kolpak era – Duanne Olivier Hardus Viljoen Kyle Abbott Stiaan van Zyl and Simon...

Duanne Olivier, Hardus Viljoen, Kyle Abbott, Simon Harmer and Stiaan van Zyl, who had all left the South Africa set-up with Kolpak deals, have returned to the country's Division 1 competition for the upcoming season.All Kolpak registrations were cancelled...

T10 format could be vehicle for cricket’s return to Olympics, as ICC steps up...

NewsECB. BCCI accept benefits of global exposure after initial resistance to Olympic involvementCricket's return to the Olympics is moving closer, with the possibility that it could do so in the T10 format. That has emerged in the wake of...