U21s – Croatia 1-2 England: Bradaric’s late screamer sends them into quarter-finals

Aaron Ramsdale of England fails to save a shot from Domagoj Bradaric of Croatia as he scores his team's first goal during the 2021 UEFA European...

After an energetic and considerably improved display, England U21s were just minutes away from the knockout stages of this summer’s European Championships. Then, Lille fullback Domagoj Bradaric produced a stunning stoppage-time strike to send the Young Lions home while booking their place in the quarter-finals – where they’ll play holders Spain on May 31. Continue reading

U21 Euros – Portugal 2-0 England: Mota, Trincao compound self-inflicted issues

Dany Mota of Portugal celebrates with team mates after scoring their side's first goal during the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group D...

Aidy Boothroyd’s England side have a mountain to climb and their fate is now out of their hands if they’re to qualify for this summer’s U21 Euro knockout rounds, after succumbing to a second successive group stage defeat against a well-drilled Portugal side – courtesy of second-half goals from Dany Mota and substitute Francisco Trincao’s emphatic penalty off the bench. Continue reading

Bournemouth 0-3 Southampton: Ruthless Redmond propels Saints into FA Cup semis

Nathan Redmond of Southampton celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during The Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Bournemouth...

Nathan Redmond scored a brace and assisted another as Southampton booked their FA Cup semi-final berth for the second time in four seasons, easing past Jonathan Woodgate’s Bournemouth. Supposed to be a welcome distraction from Championship rigours, the gulf in quality was clear – it would’ve been worse for the Cherries, had VAR not disallowed two goals. Continue reading

Manchester City vs Wolves Preview: Can Nuno’s men dent Citizens’ hot streak?

Ruben Dias of Manchester City celebrates after scoring his teams first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham...

After a hard-fought 2-1 win against West Ham on Saturday lunchtime, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City look to increase their record-breaking win streak by putting a volatile Wolves side to the sword on Tuesday night. Will it be plain sailing, or do Nuno Espirito Santo’s men have a trick up their sleeve against a team they’ve regularly earned results against in recent times? Continue reading

Preview: Liverpool vs Burnley – Reds look to finally end their recent struggles

Liverpool 0-0 Man United - As it happened and reaction - LFC Globe

After last week’s goalless draw with Manchester United, Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side look to snap a four-match winless run in the Premier League tonight. Sean Dyche’s Burnley await them next on Merseyside, after 1-0 defeats vs. United and West Ham themselves. Are they capable of pulling off an unlikely upset, or can the defending champions return to winning ways? Continue reading

Preview: Everton vs Chelsea – Tricky away trip awaits Lampard’s men on Merseyside

Chelsea: Everton made it easy for Billy Gilmour, but he knew what to do

Chelsea ended their Champions League group unbeaten, one point above Sevilla and will go into Monday’s last-16 draw as Group E winners after their 1-1 draw with Krasnodar. Frank Lampard made multiple changes to the side that overcame an early deficit to beat Leeds three days prior, but is expected to make more ahead of their tricky Merseyside trip this weekend. Continue reading

Real Madrid 2-0 B. Monchengladbach: 5 Hits and Flops as both book knockout places

Karim Benzema proved Real Madrid's matchwinner again, in a must-win home clash against Gladbach

Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach were 90 minutes away from ending Real Madrid’s record of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages – 25 years and counting – after Karim Benzema’s first-half brace sunk Marco Rose’s men on MD6, confirming they progress as Group B winners. Which players excelled while others wilted under the pressure here? Continue reading