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Wagner’s best flattens Windies

01 December 2017, 07:35 New Zealand went to stumps on 85 for two on the first day of the opening test against the Windies in Wellington on Friday. Live Scoring: New Zealand v Windies At the crease is Jeet Raval on 29, and Ross Taylor has 12. Earlier, New Zealand’s …

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Allardyce set to be Everton manager

29 November 2017, 21:22 Sam Allardyce arrived to watch Everton’s home game with West Ham United on Wednesday after the Premier League strugglers announced he was finalising terms to become their new manager. The former England manager was shown arriving outside Goodison Park on Sky Sports, while social media videos …

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Arsenal will not sell Ozil, Sanchez in Jan

28 November 2017, 12:49 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out selling Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window “unless something unbelievable happens.” Both players are out of contract in the summer and have been the subject of repeated speculation that they may leave, with Ozil a …

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Controversy as Valencia hold Barca

26 November 2017, 23:50 Jordi Alba’s late equaliser maintained Barcelona’s four-point lead over Valencia at the top of La Liga in a 1-1 draw at Mestalla on Sunday overshadowed by the league’s lack of goal line technology. Lionel Messi’s first-half effort clearly crossed the line, but wasn’t allowed to stand …

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Bottas takes pole for Abu Dhabi GP

25 November 2017, 16:48 Valtteri Bottas outpaced his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position with a record-breaking lap in Saturday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 28-year-old Finn clocked a best lap in one minute, 36.231 seconds to outpace the newly-crowned four-time world champion. …

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Sri Lanka lose early wickets

24 November 2017, 08:20 India’s bowlers led by Ishant Sharma struck twice in the morning session to put Sri Lanka under pressure on the opening day of the second test on Friday. Live Scoring: India v Sri Lanka The visitors, who elected to bat first on a green Nagpur pitch, …

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Chelsea advance to UCL last-16

22 November 2017, 20:56 Chelsea powered into the Champions League last 16 as Eden Hazard and Willian inspired a 4-0 thrashing of 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday. Antonio Conte’s side reached the knockout stages with a game to spare thanks to influential displays from Hazard and Willian at the Olympic Stadium …

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‘Liverpool have overcome early instability’

21 November 2017, 12:58 Liverpool have overcome the instability that contributed to their inconsistent start to the season, manager Jurgen Klopp said ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League clash at Sevilla. A victory in Spain will guarantee Group E leaders Liverpool passage into the knockout stage and Klopp’s side head into …

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Valencia maintain Barca chase

19 November 2017, 23:56 Valencia maintained their pursuit of Barcelona to remain four points off the La Liga leaders thanks to second-half goals from Geoffrey Kondogbia and Santi Mina to beat a luckless Espanyol 2-0 on Sunday. A club record eighth straight La Liga win for Valencia moves Marcelino Garcia …

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Arsenal overpower Spurs in derby

18 November 2017, 16:37 Controversial goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal their first Premier League success against Tottenham for over three years as the Gunners won 2-0 in a heated north London derby on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s side ended a six-match winless run against their hated rivals …

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