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Premier League live: Manchester United vs Manchester City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Old Trafford is no longer a “scary” place to visit ahead of Wednesday’s derby at the home of Manchester United.

Boyd Cordner column: The trip which made me appreciate the sacrifice Anzacs made

In an exclusive column for, Sydney Roosters captain Boyd Cordner talks about Anzac Day, why the occasion means so much to him and the Roosters’ recent trip to visit the First World War Battlefields.

AFL 2019: 17 years on, Mark McGough looks back on Anzac Day 2002 when he was best on ground at 17

A 17-year-old sat in his VCE English class at Northcote High in late April 2002 trying to concentrate on the whiteboard.

The Big Picture — Round 7 preview: Ben Hunt’s next big Origin audition as Trent Robinson nears incredible accolade

Ben Hunt last week took on Daly Cherry-Evans in what was considered an early audition for a spot in the Queensland side.

AFL 2019: Richmond’s new cult hero Sydney Stack arrives with a bang, bumping Jack Viney and taking a screamer

Jack Viney looked like he couldn’t believe it.

Richmond defeats Melbourne in Round 6: Demons move magnets early, but fade badly late in big loss

There were no two ways about it: Melbourne had to flip the magnets.

NRL Late Mail: Every Round 7 extended team, news and tips

The Warriors have lost three key players for their Anzac Day game against Melbourne.

Darius Boyd tips Tom Dearden to break into Broncos

Pressure is mounting on Brisbane’s underperforming halves after Broncos skipper Darius Boyd claimed teenage playmaker Tom Dearden is ready to play NRL “right now”.

Phil Gould denies Penrith Panthers reign was a failure despite lack of premiership

Outgoing Penrith supremo Phil Gould denies his tenure at the foot of the mountains will be remembered as a failure because he failed to oversee an NRL premiership.

AFL Teams: Two changes for Collingwood and Essendon each with Jamie Elliott injured

Both Collingwood and Essendon have made two changes for the traditional Anzac Day game.

AFLW 2019 off-season: Western Bulldogs trade Monique Conti to Richmond for Pick 1 in AFLW draft

The Western Bulldogs have obtained the first pick in the 2019 AFLW draft from Richmond in exchange for reigning best and fairest winner Monique Conti.

Bridge burned: How Phil Gould sacked Ivan Cleary in first stint at Panthers

Despite assurances from some that Phil Gould and Ivan Cleary had a sound working relationship, it in fact never recovered following the coach’s sacking from Penrith in 2015.

NBA Playoffs: Stunning Damian Lillard game-winner seals series for Portland Trail Blazers

It was Dame Time.

AFL 2019: AFL considering locking in North Melbourne and Essendon for Good Friday for next 20 years

A successful Good Friday game has the AFL looking at locking North Melbourne and Essendon into the date for the next two decades.

Damian Lillard earns ‘instant icon status’ with cold-blooded troll of the Oklahoma City Thunder


Aussie rugby director’s unique insight amid Folau firestorm

Scott Johnson says he knows first hand the importance of inclusivity in rugby, explaining why Rugby Australia has his full support in their employment battle with Israel Folau.

Three pivotal moments that helped seal Phil Gould’s fate at the Penrith Panthers

Phil Gould’s time at the foot of the mountains has come to an end.

Supercars champ Scott McLaughlin fires up over controversial Mustang call

A decision to enforce further changes to Ford’s all-conquering Mustang has provoked an ominous response by defending Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin.

Panthers boss Brian Fletcher reveals ‘four or five’ clubs have approached Phil Gould

Penrith chief executive Brian Fletcher has revealed up to five rival NRL clubs have expressed interest in hiring outgoing general manager of football Phil Gould.

‘Not everything is dire’: New rugby boss issues state of the nation

Australian director of rugby Scott Johnson insists form will eclipse experience when the Wallabies squad is finalised for the Rugby World Cup.

Heir Jordan? The forgotten piece in Australia’s World Cup plans

Jordan Uelese hasn’t played rugby for almost a year but the Melbourne Rebels hooker feels in the best shape of his career as he looks to stake a claim for a World Cup berth.

Super Rugby teams: Round 11 line-ups, injury news, referees, kick-off times

CRUSADERS v LIONS at Christchurch’s AMI Stadium, Friday 5.35pm AEST

AFL tips Round 6 2019: Tipping advice from Fox Footy experts

Need a hand with your AFL tips?

AFL Round 6 Blowtorch 2019: Every club’s burning question and Fox Footy commentary roster

The Western Bulldogs have sunk to a near record-low — and their best player is the worst culprit.

Darren Davies says there’s a number of Roar stars who will be ‘playing their last game’ for the club in their final A-League game against Adelaide

Interim coach Darren Davies admits most members of his Brisbane Roar team will be playing for their futures in their final A-League game of the season.

F1 news, Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019: Why Baku GP is so ‘important’ for Ferrari

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has admitted they face an "important" weekend at the Azerbaijan GP as they bid to ignite their world championship challenge.

NBA Playoffs: Philadelphia 76ers humiliate the Brooklyn Nets to set up tantalising Eastern Conference showdown

That’s that.

Cristiano Ronaldo names six star signings that Juventus have to make in the summer

Fresh from the disappointment of elimination from the Champions League this season, Italian giants Juventus are keen not to let it happen another time — as evident from how they have decided to move forward in the upcoming summer transfer window.

AFL 2019: Everything you need to know about the Anzac Day game between Essendon and Collingwood

One of the most important days on the calendar is upon us; one that has also become a big feature on the footy fixture.

AFL: Malcolm Blight reveals merciless boos that sparked him to quit as Geelong coach in 1994

Australian Football Hall of Fame legend Malcolm Blight has stunningly revealed the moment he knew he wanted out as Geelong coach 25 years ago following merciless boos from home Cats fans.

‘Massive opportunity missed’: Jones bemoans Sunwolves axing

Japan need to find a replacement for competing in Super Rugby following Sunwolves’ expulsion if they are to become a major rugby power, former coach Eddie Jones has said.

Ben Simmons’ turnover issues front and centre as 76ers and Raptors prepare for blockbuster conference semis

During the Philadelphia 76ers’ first regular season meeting with the Toronto Raptors, we saw a play that would become a trend.

F1 news, Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019: Why the Baku could once again be Daniel Ricciardo’s key moment

Daniel Ricciardo heads into the Azerbaijan Grand Prix this weekend, for the first time this season, on the back on a good result following his seventh-place finish in China two weeks ago.

AFL: Rodney Eade denies he’s the voice at centre of foul-mouthed tirade audio posted online

Former Bulldogs coach Rodney Eade claims he’s not the voice behind an incredible profanity-filled spray that went viral after being released on Tuesday.

How to watch NRL’s Anzac Day blockbusters around the world

There is just something about Anzac Day that makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.

Team of the week: Brumbies behemoth, centres of attention

Rory Arnold showed he’ll be badly missed after the Rugby World Cup while Samu Kerevi and Adam Ashley-Cooper loom as a potential Test midfield pairing as they headline Fox Sports Lab’s Super Rugby team of the week.

Rumour Mill: Riyad Mahrez threatens to leave Manchester City, Leroy Sane on Bayern Munich’s radar

Manchester City’s record signing has threatened to walk out of the club after complaining about a lack of game time.

Five classic Anzac Day clashes between Dragons and Roosters and Storm and Warriors

From the very first fixture between the Dragons and the Roosters in 2002 until last year’s corresponding clash in front of a record crowd of 41,142, the Anzac Day clashes have always held a special place in the rugby league calendar.

‘Twiggy-ball’: Aussie billionaire’s Asian rugby revolution

Australian billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has hailed the first foray into Asia of his new rapid-form, high octane version of rugby and is convinced it can take the continent by storm.

Key clause in Nathan Brown’s unique Knights contract that could save the coach

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown is reportedly unlikely to be sacked mid-season even if he can’t turn the struggling Knights around.

10 rounds, 138 minutes: Pocock fears in World Cup year

Brumbies coach Dan McKellar says injured Wallabies ace David Pocock is missing the trip to Argentina as a precautionary measure to get him healthy for his team’s final six Super Rugby regular season games.

Chelsea and Burnley wait on FA following touchline clashes

Chelsea and Burnley could face Football Association action following angry touchline exchanges in Monday’s 2-2 Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge.

Mohamed Salah and Jurgen Klopp ‘no longer get on’ after Liverpool star demands transfer

Mo Salah and Jurgen Klopp “no longer get on” according to new reports.

Antonio Bryant claims the Arizona Cardinals will pass on Kyler Murray

So many football people claim to be insiders when it comes to the NFL draft, including retired receivers.

Adam Johnson ‘desperate’ for comeback as coach or agent but fears sex offender conviction could stop him

Convicted sex offender Adam Johnson is desperate for a comeback as a football coach or agent but fears his conviction could wreck his chances, it has been claimed.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns United will have to wait for next Premier League title

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted Manchester United will not be capable of competing for the Premier League title next season in a stark assessment of the current gulf between his side and Thursday’s (AEST) opponents Manchester City.

Phil Gould denies ‘power struggle’ as Panthers boss praises eight-year tenure

Phil Gould has vehemently denied his exit from Penrith is the result of a “power struggle”, while the club’s boss has praised the outgoing football manager for his work over the past eight years.

AFL 2019: Essendon hit with big fine for very late change to line-up on Good Friday

Essendon has been hit with a significant financial sanction for its shock last-minute call to include Joe Daniher for the Good Friday clash against North Melbourne.

Lionel Messi rested as win over Alaves edges Barca closer to the title

Barcelona will win La Liga on Thursday (AEST) if Atletico Madrid lose to Valencia after a 2-0 victory over Alaves gave them a 12-point lead at the top of the table.

AFL 2019: Luckless Western Bulldogs midfielder Lin Jong has appendix removed

Luckless Western Bulldogs midfielder Lin Jong is facing an extended period on the sidelines, after having his appendix removed on Tuesday evening.

Amateur James Cahill beats No.1 Ronnie O’Sullivan in snooker worlds upset

Five-times world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan was knocked out of the World Snooker Championship by amateur James Cahill at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre on Tuesday in one of the biggest shocks in the tournament’s history.

F1 news, Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019: Lewis Hamilton now on par with Aryton Senna, says ex-teammate

Lewis Hamilton is “on the same level” as Formula One legend Aryton Senna, according to the late Brazilian’s former teammate.

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown reveals real reason for Kalyn Ponga halves backflip

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown admits intense media attention was behind his decision to take 21-year-old NRL superstar Kalyn Ponga out of the halves.

Why Daniel Ricciardo is still stuck in Red Bull mode

Daniel Ricciardo’s seventh place in China - best of the rest behind the top three teams - represented progress following his initial difficulties adapting to the RS19 after years at Red Bull.

Sky Sports reporter Kelly Cates gets sweet revenge over co-hosts

Earlier in the month we saw a live television betrayal worse than anything experienced in Westeros.

Kyle Adnam signs two-year deal with South East Melbourne Phoenix

Kyle Adnam’s one-year stint with the Sydney Kings has come to an end, with the point guard signing a two-year deal with the South East Melbourne Phoenix.

AFL 2019: Steve Hocking says league could recruit senior club figures to shift attitude to umpires

The AFL could look at recruiting senior club figures as part of a push to shift public perception around umpiring.

Late Christian Eriksen strike against struggling Brighton keeps Tottenham on course for top four finish

Christian Eriksen consolidated Tottenham Hotpsur’s place in the Premier League’s top four as his superb late strike sealed a hard-fought 1-0 win over struggling Brighton on Tuesday.

AFL 2019: Sydney Swans boss Tom Harley vows not to ‘bottom out’

Rebuild remains a dirty word at the SCG, with Sydney Swans chief executive Tom Harley insisting his AFL club can continue to buck the trend and avoid bottoming out.

AFL 2019: Mark Robinson urges Essendon fans to remember Jobe Watson and not boo Gary Ablett in Round 7

AFL 360 co-host Mark Robinson has pleaded with Essendon fans to think twice before jeering Cat Gary Ablett in Round 7, asking them to remember how they felt six years ago when Jobe Watson was mercilessly booed by West Coast fans.

Simon Hill speaks to treble-championship winner with Brisbane Matt Smith about Robbie Fowlers appointment as Roar boss

Matt Smith, a treble-championship winner with Brisbane (twice as captain), says the appointment of Robbie Fowler is a good step towards restoring the ailing Roar to health.

Shane Watson winds back the clock with brutal 96 against David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad

David Warner has continued his brilliant form ahead of the Cricket World Cup with another IPL half-century, but was upstaged by a superb matchwinning 96 by former Test teammate Shane Watson.

State of Origin Scout: Why ‘precocious’ Munster could be boldest Maroons captain call since the King

Handing the Queensland captain’s armband to 24-year-old firebrand Cameron Munster could be the boldest, and most rewarding, decision since the King’s inauguration 38 years ago.

The Kick-off: The sports stories you need to know this morning

LIVE: Welcome to Fox Sports’ daily roundup of the stories you need to know about in the world of sports right now. Join us every weekday morning from 6.30am — 9am. Play on!

Veteran striker Shane Long scores fastest goal in Premier League history

Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history as he netted after just 7.69 seconds of his side’s match at Watford on Wednesday.

Two rookies and a veteran’s omission: Billy Moore’s Queensland Origin I team for 2019

Queensland legend Billy Moore has named his Maroons side for the series opener on June 5.

NRL Team Tips Round 7: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck named despite injury rumours, Broncos name young gun half

The Warriors has quashed rumours about Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

Exile Files: Push to deny Israel Folau from Super League, David Fifita launches fashion range

A Super League club boss has started a push to reject Israel Folau if he comes knocking.

Latest AFL Power Rankings | Round 5, 2019

Welcome back to the Power Rankings.

David King says Melbourne needs to take a leaf out of Geelong’s book and change its midfield mix

Dual premiership Kangaroo David King says Melbourne need to start changing things up in the midfield to get out of their current “rut”.

Shanghai SIPG 2-2 Sydney FC: Another thriller as Sky Blues’ campaign hangs by a thread

Sydney FC and Shanghai SIPG have played out another thrilling clash in the Asian Champions League - this time finishing 2-2 in China.

Melbourne Victory 1-1 Guangzhou Evergrande: Under-strength Victory get deserved draw in ACL

A reserve-strength Melbourne Victory have earned the first point of their now- dead Asian Champions League campaign, drawing 1-1 with visiting powerhouse Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday night.

David King highlights vision of West Coast’s poor defensive running hinting at a premiership hangover

Dual North Melbourne premiership player David King has highlighted an example of sluggish play from West Coast that could indicate the early signs of a premiership hangover.

Touchie dropped after escort error in Dragons-Sea Eagles clash

The experienced touch judge who missed Tim Lafai’s escort on Manly winger Reuben Garrick in the final minute of the Sea Eagles’ loss to St George Illawarra has been dropped.

Mark Bosnich slams Aussie football ‘habit’ after Victory’s Asian Champions League error

Fox Football expert Mark Bosnich has slammed the ‘habit’ of Australian of always playing out from the back regardless of circumstance, after Melbourne Victory conceded a questionable opening goal against Guangzhou Evergrande in the Asian Champions League.

Anthony Joshua says Jarrell Miller ‘doesn’t deserve to be in a ring’ after reported drug test failures

Anthony Joshua says Jarrell Miller “does not deserve to be in a ring with me or any other heavyweight” after reported drug test failures.

Jordan Lewis slams Kane Cornes as ‘disrespectful’ for questioning his motivation for playing

Melbourne veteran Jordan Lewis has slammed criticism of his motivation for playing football from former Power midfielder Kane Cornes as “embarrassing” and “disrespectful.”

Exclusive: Eagles to take unprecedented route in bid for Cattery boilover

West Coast will fly high across the Nullarbor this Friday like the club has never done before.

Phil Gould says it’s unlikely he’ll join another NRL club after Panthers exit

Phil Gould says it’s unlikely the rugby league community will see him back in club land after it was revealed he’s set to be made redundant as Penrith’s general manager of football.

Paul Kent says Phil Gould left Panthers due to power struggle with coach Ivan Cleary

Paul Kent does not believe Phil Gould’s assertion that his relationship with Ivan Cleary had nothing to do with why he left the club.

Phil Gould’s on-field legacy at Panthers: A nine-year five-year plan, no premierships and more losses than wins

While Phil Gould has ensured the Panthers’ survival, a look back on his nine year tenure shows Penrith’s on-field record doesn’t paint a glowing picture of the legacy he leaves.

Confirmed: Diego Castro re-signs with Perth Glory for another two years

Perth Glory have confirmed that they’ve re-signed marquee star Diego Castro for another two years, in a massive boost for the recently crowned premiers.

AFL Teams: Melbourne makes five changes as Jack Riewoldt returns for Richmond

Melbourne has swung five changes for its must-win clash with Richmond at the MCG.

Fox Footy Podcast: North Melbourne’s tricky situation — and what it can learn from Hawthorn

Dual premiership Kangaroo David King doubts whether his former club would be brave enough to bottom out for long-term gain as the club’s aggressive trade strategy comes under fire.

Phil Gould set to part ways with Penrith immediately: Reports

Phil Gould will part ways with Penrith on Wednesday once the club’s board signs off on his resignation.

The stunning NBA playoffs record Ben Simmons shares with Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson

Ben Simmons is drawing high praise for his growing leadership of the Philadelphia 76ers during the NBA playoffs.

Donovan Mitchell comes up clutch as Utah Jazz defeat Houston Rockets to force Game 5

Donovan Mitchell scored 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of their Western Conference series.

NRL Team lists: Every NRL side names squads for Round 7 action

Round 6 of the NRL saw plenty of casualties to injury. So who has come in for your team, and who has dropped out of the reckoning?

AFL 2019: Rising Star nominee Jack Petruccelle already ‘puts fear into the opposition’

When West Coast young gun Jack Petruccelle terrorised Port Adelaide on Good Friday, it reminded people inside the Northern Knights how he used to put fear into players before he was drafted.

AFL 2019: Tom Hawkins fined for off-ball strike to James Sicily in Hawthorn v Geelong clash

Geelong’s Tom Hawkins is free to face West Coast on Sunday after he escaped suspension for his off-ball hit to Hawk James Sicily on Easter Monday.

Phoenix Suns fire head coach Igor Kokoskov after just one season

The Phoenix Suns have a quick trigger, it seems.

‘A sad situation’: Karmichael Hunt extends olive branch to under fire Israel Folau

They share a piece of history that no two others have in Australian sport and Karmichael Hunt says that he’ll always be there for his teammate Israel Folau as the latter fights to save his career.

NBL Free Agency Tracker — Fox Sports Australia

The NBL Free Agency period is upon us, and there’s a good chance teams are going to look a whole lot different by the start of the 2019-20 season.

Justin Gimelstob pleads no contest to battery, gets probation and community service

Justin Gimelstob avoided prison time after pleading no contest to felony battery charges.

AFL 2019: Trent Cotchin’s return to Richmond delayed due to hamstring setback

Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin remains several weeks away from an AFL return after having a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury.

NRL Casualty Ward: Gold coast captain Ryan James out for the season

Gold Coast’s horror injury run has claimed its captain Ryan James.

Paul Gallen fires shot at Newcastle Knights after Nathan Brown sledge backfires

Paul Gallen has ripped into the Knights after their horror start to the 2019 NRL season continued with a convincing 38-14 loss to the Titans in Round 6.

MMA fighter Rodrigo de Lima killed in ride-share dispute

Ex-UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima has been killed in a hit-and-run incident after a dispute with a ride-share driver, according to reports.

AFL Team Tips, Round 6: Dons’ stars return, Giant inclusion for GWS

Essendon is set to welcome back some star power for arguably the biggest game of the home and away season.

1998 Photoshop depiction of how David Beckham would look like in 2020 goes viral

David Beckham has done well to avoid losing both his fortune and his hair after an unflattering prediction into his future from a 1998 football magazine has gone viral.


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