Premier League: Susanna Dinnage named new chief executive

13-11-2018 Susanna Dinnage is named as the new chief executive of the Premier League, replacing Richard Scudamore.

Sri Lanka v England: Pick your England team for first Test

13-11-2018 Who do you think should be in the England side for the first Test against Sri Lanka? Choose your XI and share it with your friends.

Women's World Twenty20 highlights: England and South Africa win

13-11-2018 Watch the best moments from day four of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 as Kirstie Gordon takes three wickets on her England debut.

European Tour: Rory McIlroy may play in only two events in 2019

13-11-2018 Rory McIlroy changes his schedule in a bid to add to his four majors - but it could end his chances of ever being Europe's captain.

Wayne Rooney: England striker says it will be 'strange' playing at Wembley

13-11-2018 England's all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney says it will be "strange" playing at Wembley in his farewell appearance for the country.

Joe Cole retires: Former England, Chelsea & West Ham midfielder quits at 37

13-11-2018 Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole, who has been playing for Tampa Bay Rowdies, retires at the age of 37.

Samir Nasri faces fitness battle to make West Ham move after doping ban

13-11-2018 • Midfielder must satisfy concerns before signing short-term deal• West Ham reinstate academy coach but give him final warningThe former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri could be set for a return to the Premier League – if he can convince West Ham of his fitness following his doping ban.Nasri, who played under the West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini at City, was pencilled in for a medical but would have to satisfy doubts over his fitness before signing the six-month deal on the table which also includes an option to extend his stay. Continue reading...

Richard Scudamore: Premier League clubs asked for £250,000 towards £5m bonus

13-11-2018 Premier League clubs are asked for a £250,000 contribution in order to give outgoing executive chairman Richard Scudamore a £5m farewell gift.

'Solari the stopgap with bigger name to come' - what is going on at Real Madrid?

13-11-2018 The relatively unknown Santiago Solari has been placed in charge of Real Madrid - but he is not likely to be in the role for long, writes Andy West.

Wales angry that Samu Kerevi has escaped punishment for late tackle

13-11-2018 • Leigh Halfpenny not fit to face Tonga• Referee did not consult match officialWales cannot understand why the Australia centre Samu Kerevi escaped punishment for a late tackle on Leigh Halfpenny last weekend that left the full-back concussed.Halfpenny, who suffered his fourth concussion in as many years, was injured six minutes from the end of Wales’s victory when Kerevi attempted a charge down and clattered into the full-back’s head with his left shoulder. Continue reading...

Confusion over Owen Farrell’s tackle is widespread and understandable | The Breakdown

13-11-2018 Kurtley Beale’s expression said it all when he was asked about the controversial hit, and his incredulity is shared by manyWhen Kurtley Beale was asked this week about Owen Farrell’s challenge on André Esterhuizen, his first thought was to glance in the direction of Australia’s media officer. The Wallabies’ playmaker clearly had a view, but with Twickenham their final destination this month, it needed to be placed in a diplomatic bag.Beale, like other players, coaches and fans, was confused. He pointed out that a few years ago Farrell’s tackle was unlikely to have been deemed fair as the outside-half led with his shoulder and made a cursory effort at best to wrap his left arm around the Springbok replacement. It would have merited a penalty at least with a card of either colour an option. Continue reading...

England v Japan: Touring players 'paid £13 per day'

13-11-2018 Some Japan players are paid £13 a day while on tour, says coach Jamie Joseph before Saturday's autumn Test against England.