Anthony Joshua: World champion could face shock ‘wildcard’ opponent next, not Deontay Wilder or Dillian Whyte

WHO IS IT? The unified heavyweight world champion is set to return on April 13 at Wembley Stadium Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has given a cryptic interview in which he suggests the world heavyweight champion could face an unexpected foe in 2019. Britain’s...

Sunday transfer news and gossip: Manchester United eye Pickford as De Gea replacement, Liverpool could seel Fabinho to fund Pulisic deal

Gossip A round-up of the best transfer stories on Sunday morning The best transfer rumours on Sunday morning. If David de Gea does not sign a contract extension at Manchester United, then the club will make a £60m bid for Everton’s Jordan Pickford. (Sun on Sunday)...

Dabbur danger for Scotland as striker transfers club form to international arena

FROM Scotland’s perspective, Munas Dabbur could not have chosen a worse time to dispel the argument that he never replicates his club form on international duty.The Red Bull Salzburg forward had scored just once for Israel – against the minnows of Andorra – heading...

Sri Lanka vs England live commentary: Joe Root’s side wrap up series victory in Kandy – live updates

ENGLAND TAKE A 2-0 LEAD IN THE SERIES A stunning Test match, which ebbed and flowed throughout, ends with victory for England by 57 runs. It took just 30 minutes this morning for England to wrap it up, with Moeen Ali taking two wickets in three balls before Jack Leach...

Murray, Soares aim for No.1 spot after falling short in ATP Finals

JAMIE Murray lost his chance to win the ATP Finals for the first time yesterday but the Scot believes he and Bruno Soares can go on to be the No 1 doubles pair in the world.Having won all three of their round-robin matches at London’s O2, Murray and Soares were beaten...

Sri Lanka vs England live commentary: Joe Root’s side wrap up series victory in Kandy – live updates

ENGLAND TAKE A 2-0 LEAD IN THE SERIES A stunning Test match, which ebbed and flowed throughout, ends with victory for England by 57 runs. It took just 30 minutes this morning for England to wrap it up, with Moeen Ali taking two wickets in three balls before Jack Leach...

The incredible journey of Peter Millar and Bobby Waugh from the west of Scotland to Boca Juniors

In a vestibule area at a Scots American social club a short drive from the centre of New York City, there is an anonymous black-and- white picture of two neatly attired young men in rival strips smiling for the camera. The caption below indicates the scene: Rosario,...

Sri Lanka vs England live commentary: Joe Root’s side wrap up series victory in Kandy – live updates

ENGLAND TAKE A 2-0 LEAD IN THE SERIES A stunning Test match, which ebbed and flowed throughout, ends with victory for England by 57 runs. It took just 30 minutes this morning for England to wrap it up, with Moeen Ali taking two wickets in three balls before Jack Leach...

Ayr 0 Morton 0: Moffat to the rescue after Moore stupidity

CRAIG Moore may have been tempted to buy his team-mate Michael Moffat a pint to say thanks last night. If footballers are allowed a pint that is. Moore was stupidly sent off on the hour for a petulant kick on Gregor Buchanan. Half-an-hour later, Moffat saved the home...

Sri Lanka vs England live commentary: Play underway as Joe Root’s side search for three more wickets – live updates

Dickwella and Akila will continue this morning, with the former the dangerman that England would love to have back in the hutch fairly quickly. You’ll be pleased to hear that the sun is currently out, despite rain forecast for this afternoon. Doubtful the game makes...

School of hard knocks toughened up Aberdeen and Scotland defender Scott McKenna

The sanitised environment of the football academy has taken precedence in the rearing of a lot of young players but Scott McKenna's journey to the heart of the Scotland national team has involved rather more stress than most.First, the player who has been lauded as...

Anthony Joshua: World champion may face shock ‘wildcard’ opponent next, not Deontay Wilder or Dillian Whyte

WHO IS IT? The unified heavyweight world champion is set to return on April 13 at Wembley Stadium Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has given a cryptic interview in which he suggested that the world heavyweight champion could face an unexpected foe in his next...

Falkirk 1 Partick Thistle 1: First point of Gary Caldwell’s Thistle reign, but visitors felt they should have had more

For the best part of an hour at The Falkirk Stadium yesterday, the crunch bottom of the table encounter between the hosts and Partick Thistle was one of the best arguments yet for reintroducing alcohol to Scottish football.Eventually though, a match broke out after...

Anthony Joshua: World champion may face shock ‘wildcard’ opponent next, not Deontay Wilder or Dillian Whyte

WHO IS IT? The unified heavyweight world champion is set to return on April 13 at Wembley Stadium Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has given a cryptic interview in which he suggested that the world heavyweight champion could face an unexpected foe in his next...

Scotland 20 South Africa 26: Scots left ruing missed opportunities as Springboks see out nailbiting victory

A Springbok can reach a fair old lick on the savannahs of the Highveld so Scotland deserve credit for matching fifteen of them yesterday pretty much stride for stride. Yet when Elton Jantjies smashed the ball into the stands to bring an end to this mesmerising...

Anthony Joshua: World champion may face shock ‘wildcard’ opponent next, not Deontay Wilder or Dillian Whyte

WHO IS IT? The unified heavyweight world champion is set to return on April 13 at Wembley Stadium Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has given a cryptic interview in which he suggested that the world heavyweight champion could face an unexpected foe in his next...

Father figure Steven Fletcher savours netting on his Scotland comeback – and targets Israel win

STEVEN Fletcher last night targeted a win over Israel and a Euro 2020 play-off place after scoring on his first appearance for Scotland in 13 months.Fletcher buried a penalty against Albania in the Boro Lorici Stadium in added-on time at the end of the first-half. His...

Anthony Joshua: World champion may face shock ‘wildcard’ opponent next, not Deontay Wilder or Dillian Whyte

WHO IS IT? The unified heavyweight world champion is set to return on April 13 at Wembley Stadium Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has given a cryptic interview in which he suggested that the world heavyweight champion could face an unexpected foe in his next...

Scotland marks out of ten: James Forrest is the star in a much welcomed win in Albania

Aside from a couple of crosses which went close-ish to his goal, this was an easy night for the Scotland goalkeeper. It’s not often you get to say that. 6 Callum Paterson Let’s begin with his moustache. Just naw. He was beaten a few times in the first-half by Rangers’...

Tyson Fury opens up ahead of Deontay Wilder fight about double family tragedy that caused him to spiral into depression

HEARTBREAKING The lineal heavyweight champion of the world is using the pain to help him beat Deontay Wilder on December 1 Boxing star Tyson Fury has opened up about the double family tragedy which saw him spiral into a drink and drugs-fuelled state of depression....

Albania 0 Scotland 4: James Forrest at the double as Alex McLeish’s injury-ravaged side coast to emphatic win

IT would not be at all unlike Scotland, given their propensity over the years for snatching defeat and failure from the jaws of victory and glory, to slip up just when it matters most against Israel at Hampden this Tuesday evening.The national team’s final Group C1...

Newcastle fans protest against Mike Ashley outside Sports Direct’s flagship store in London

angry toons The Toon faithful made their feelings known about the club's owner in Oxford Street on Saturday Newcastle United fans took to the streets of London today to call on Mike Ashley to sell up. The Magpies owner is deeply unpopular at St James’ Park and there...

Harry Kane eyeing Wayne Rooney’s England scoring record as he admits Croatia miss still haunts him

kane-ing it The Tottenham Hotspur striker could have put his country 2-0 up in a World Cup semi-final, but missed the opportunity Harry Kane believes he can break Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record for England. The Three Lions captain has not scored for his country in...

Doddie brings tears and laughter to the Mercat Cross

A TOAST to absent friends over lunch yesterday was more poignant than usual. It is difficult to see South Africa in town without thinking about one of their finest, Joost van der Westhuizen, now sadly no longer with us having succumbed to motor neurone disease more...

Fans mock Liverpool on Twitter for not letting go of Champions League Final defeat to Real Madrid after 175 days

LET IT GO Virgil van Dikj decided now was a good opportunity to accuse Los Blancos of ganging up on Trent Alexander-Arnold in Kiev Liverpool have been mercilessly mocked on Twitter by some fans for STILL not being able to let go of their Champions League Final defeat...

Alex McLeish insists there’s nothing sinister in Scotland call-offs as Kieran Tierney becomes the ninth to withdraw

ALEX McLeish last night denied there was anything “sinister” in the high number of withdrawals from the Scotland squad for the Nations League matches with Albania and Israel matches after Kieran Tierney became the ninth player to pull out.McLeish revealed that Celtic...

Oleksandr Usyk has a lot of work to do to compete at heavyweight level, claims David Haye

BRIDGE TOO FAR? Haye was ringside during Usyk's world cruiserweight title defence against Tony Bellew and was unimpressed with the Ukrainian's defence David Haye believes Oleksandr Usyk has to make big improvements to his defence to be a successful heavyweight...

Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic vows to speak to Dejan Lovren privately after defender’s recent remarks about Sergio Ramos

HAVE A WORD Lovren suggested he elbowed Ramos in an Instagram video after Croatia's Nations League victory over Spain on Thursday night Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic says he will speak to Dejan Lovren in private following the defender’s comments about Sergio Ramos....

England vs Croatia: UEFA Nations League preview, team news and predicted line-ups for live talkSPORT commentary

LIVE ON TS Gareth Southgate's men can finish top, second or bottom of their Group A4 so this promises to be a nerve-wracking clash at Wembley England can finish first, second or bottom of their UEFA Nations League group after playing Croatia at Wembley on Sunday – a...

England vs Croatia: Looking back at the classic meetings between the two sides ahead of crunch UEFA Nations League clash

England take on Croatia in what is set to be a nerve-wracking UEFA Nations League match at Wembley on Sunday – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT, kick-off 2pm. There is a huge amount at stake as a win for the Three Lions will see them reach the finals of the...

Former world champion Gary Anderson denies farting on stage to distract Wesley Harms during Grand Slam of Darts clash

IT WASN'T ME The Flying Scotsman strongly refuted the claim, blaming it on the arena Gary Anderson has denied farting on stage during his match at the Grand Slam of Darts on Friday night. The Flying Scotsman progressed to the quarter-finals in Wolverhampton with a...

The Sports Diary: Scotland withdrawals, Rangers appeals and a paltry expense claim …

WE all have to leave our youth behind at some point. Look, there it goes, sobbing and waving in your rearview mirror as you accelerate away down the winding highway towards wizened, crotchety fustiness and beyond.By the time you pull over at the first layby on the...

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has brilliant response for little girl who wished he scored early following dramatic winner for Egypt

MAN OF THE PEOPLE Salah's 89th-minute strike secured a vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier win over Tunisia but this young fan wanted him to score earlier for a hilarious reason Mohamed Salah was the hero for Egypt once more after scoring a last minute winner to...

Strakosha the man Scots need to get past

Whoever shoulders the responsibility of spearheading the Scottish attack tonight will soon find themselves face-to-face with a daunting obstacle that goes by the name Thomas Strakosha.The Lazio goalkeeper has established himself as Albania’s No.1 under Italian manager...

Following On cricket podcast: Sri Lanka vs England second Test, day four review

ENGLAND IN SRI LANKA This Autumn talkSPORT are bringing you all the action live from England's Sri Lanka tour in a special daily podcast Mark Nicholas, Matt Prior and Darren Gough look back on day four of England’s second Test against Sri Lanka. The guys are joined by...

Arsenal chiefs confirm talks and interest in European Super League, but insist they will not quit Premier League

FUTURE PLANS The Gunners remain committed to domestic football Arsenal chiefs say they “have to be” part of any discussions on a future European Super League – but deny the club would break away from the Premier League if a new competition comes to fruition. The...

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Murray, Soares aim for No.1 spot after falling short in ATP Finals

JAMIE Murray lost his chance to win the ATP Finals for the first time yesterday but the Scot believes he and Bruno Soares can go on to be the No 1 doubles pair in the world.Having won all three of their round-robin matches at London’s O2, Murray and Soares were beaten...

Ayr 0 Morton 0: Moffat to the rescue after Moore stupidity

CRAIG Moore may have been tempted to buy his team-mate Michael Moffat a pint to say thanks last night. If footballers are allowed a pint that is. Moore was stupidly sent off on the hour for a petulant kick on Gregor Buchanan. Half-an-hour later, Moffat saved the home...

Doddie brings tears and laughter to the Mercat Cross

A TOAST to absent friends over lunch yesterday was more poignant than usual. It is difficult to see South Africa in town without thinking about one of their finest, Joost van der Westhuizen, now sadly no longer with us having succumbed to motor neurone disease more...

Strakosha the man Scots need to get past

Whoever shoulders the responsibility of spearheading the Scottish attack tonight will soon find themselves face-to-face with a daunting obstacle that goes by the name Thomas Strakosha.The Lazio goalkeeper has established himself as Albania’s No.1 under Italian manager...

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