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Mercedes release statement after Nelson Piquet’s racist comment on Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes have released an official statement in support of Lewis Hamilton after the emergence of shocking footage which appeared to show three-time F1 world champion Nelson Piquet using a racial slur when discussing the Brit’s clash with Max Verstappen at the 2021 British Grand Prix.  Verstappen was sent hurtling into the barriers at Silverstone last […]

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Wimbledon ‘tradition’ row kicks off as gender-neutral toilets installed at SW19

A debate has erupted among tennis fans over the emergence of gender-neutral toilets at Wimbledon. The facilities were built during the pandemic before being spotted in the lead-up to this year’s Grand Slam tournament, which gets underway on Monday.  Fans are already pouring in at SW19 as this year’s grass-court Grand Slam gets underway with […]

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Valtteri Bottas joins Lewis Hamilton in fight against FIA over ‘serious’ fears in F1

Valtteri Bottas has joined Lewis Hamilton in voicing concerns about the health effects that this season’s ground-effect cars could have on drivers. Hamilton suffered with crippling back pain in Baku, where the surface was particularly tough for his porpoising Mercedes, leading to doubts over whether he would be able to recover in time for Montreal […]

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Lewis Hamilton concussion fears raised with Mercedes woes set to continue at Canadian GP

“I agree with Damon, it’s a horrible frequency for the head but also for the back at the same time. They [Mercedes] have got to do something. They can’t expect Lewis and George to go through this year suffering the way they are at the moment.” Things may not get much better in Canada next […]

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Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd eye bargain, Liverpool mull price-tag, Leeds chase fourth deal

Less than a week into the summer transfer window and some of the Premier League’s biggest sides have already blockbuster deals, while others are working on statement signings of their own. The likes of Liverpool, Manchester United and Leeds United remain hard at work, in the knowledge that getting business done early can often save […]

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Man Utd ‘make offer for Christian Eriksen’ with Dane viewed as Frenkie de Jong alternative

Eriksen was in action on Monday night as Denmark comfortably beat Ralf Rangnick’s Austria 2-0 at the Parken Stadium, one year and a day after the midfielder’s horrifying ordeal at Euro 2020. Much like with the Bees, Eriksen has made a habit out of winning with his national team as they top their Nations League […]

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Man Utd target Frenkie de Jong’s four-word response to question on ditching Barcelona

Frenkie de Jong could not contain his laughter when pressed on whether he would be trading Barcelona for Manchester United this summer. New Red Devils boss Erik ten Hag is reportedly pushing hard to land the Dutchman, with whom he worked at Ajax, in a big-money deal that could progress over the coming days.  United’s […]

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Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool eye £17m boost, De Jong’s Man Utd U-turn, Richarlison latest

The summer transfer window has only been open a couple of days but the Premier League’s elite clubs are already beginning to make their moves as they attempt to strengthen ahead of the new season. Liverpool are closing in on a mega swoop for Benfica’s Darwin Nunez, with an £85m deal expected to be confirmed […]

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Man Utd have ‘belief’ Frenkie de Jong will have medical next week to complete £70m switch

Pressing on for De Jong has provoked a mixed response from fans, given that the player has hardly shown a real desire to play for the club. Nevertheless, his arrival would be a real statement and a welcome morale boost after watching bitter rivals Liverpool close in on attacking target Darwin Nunez.  The United hierarchy […]

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Darwin Nunez to Liverpool ‘may have just been confirmed’ by owner of striker’s former club

Darwin Nunez’s highly-anticipated switch to Liverpool may have been confirmed early by the owner of his former club, Almeria. Turki Alalshikh hit Reds fans with a social media post suggesting that the Uruguayan’s announcement is imminent, as is the sell-on windfall that the Spanish side are set to receive.  Liverpool’s move for Nunez has progressed […]