T20 World Cup: Failure not an option for England after 50-over shambles but defending champions look strong | Cricket News

As World Cup title defences go, it could not really have turned out any worse. England’s 50-over shambles in India last autumn was up there with France’s defence of the Football World Cup in 2002 when Les Blues were dumped out in the first round without scoring a goal. The England cricket team’s 2023 World…

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Vinicius named Champions League player of the season

Real Madrid’s Brazilian forward #07 Vinicius Junior poses with the trophy to celebrate the victory at the end of the UEFA Champions League final football match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid, at Wembley stadium, in London, on June 1, 2024. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) Vinicius Junior was Monday named by UEFA chiefs…

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Jude Bellingham on Champions League win: The best night of my life | Football News

Jude Bellingham hailed Real Madrid’s Champions League final win as the “best night of my life” after the Spanish giants beat Borussia Dortmund. The 20-year-old has been a revelation in his first season after leaving Dortmund in the summer and he played his part in the final as Dani Carvajal and Vinicius Junior scored the…

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Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League? Wembley win would reward a club that still does it differently | Football News

Monday marked the start of Champions League final week and Dortmund is duly abuzz as supporters ready themselves for London. But it also marked one year since the miserable day that Borussia Dortmund blew the Bundesliga title. You might recall the scenes of disbelief. Needing only victory at home to Mainz to end Bayern Munich’s…

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Essential reading: Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions

Essential reading: Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions

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Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag on absence of Champions League football: ‘Still an attractive club for players’ | Football News

Erik ten Hag insists Manchester United are still an attractive club for players despite missing out on Champions League football for next season. United are battling to qualify for Europe for next season, but will not feature in the Champions League in 2024/25. They remain eighth in the Premier League and will need to better…

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Semis stint has Rain or Shine feeling like champions

Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao in the PBA Philippine Cup playoffs. –PBA IMAGES Coach Yeng Guiao described Rain or Shine’s entry to the semifinals of the PBA Philippine Cup as a crowning achievement for arguably the league’s true independent team. “In one minds, we feel like we’re already champions,” Guiao said after the Elasto…

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Real Madrid 2-1 Bayern Munich: Champions League talking points as Thomas Tuchel rages at offside ghost goal by Matthijs de Ligt | Football News

Is Tuchel right to feel offside ‘betrayal’? Image: Thomas Tuchel raged at a late offside call against his Bayern Munich side “It’s a disastrous decision from the linesman and from the referee. It feels almost like a betrayal.” Thomas Tuchel took no time in bringing up the elephant in the room in his post-match interview.…

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Champions League final 2024: Date, kick-off time, venue, teams, referee and more in match guide | Football News

Borussia Dortmund have booked their place in the 2024 Champions League final. The Bundesliga side beat PSG 2-0 on aggregate – winning 1-0 in both legs – and will meet the winner of Wednesday’s other semi-final between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, with the score tied at 2-2 after the first leg in Germany. Here’s…

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PSG 0-1 Borussia Dortmund: Champions League talking points as Jadon Sancho stifles Kylian Mbappe and PSG suffer woodwork misfortune | Football News

Sancho does the dirty work to stifle Mbappe Image: Mats Hummels and Jadon Sancho celebrate making the Champions League final Not many people would have guessed Jadon Sancho would be Dortmund’s key defender to stifle Kylian Mbappe. In the first leg in Dortmund, Sancho was the key attacking spark on the pitch and could have…

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