Entries by Samuel Luckhurst from 06/2012

Chelsea Agree £38m Deal For FC Porto Striker Hulk

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

Chelsea have agreed a £38m fee with FC Porto for their Brazilian striker Hulk, as Roman Abramovich continues an extravagant summer splurge. The Br...

England Squad Addressed By Holocaust Survivors Zigi Shipper And Ben Helfgott Ahead Of European Championship

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

The England squad listened to a moving testimony from Holocaust survivors Zigi Shipper and Ben Helfgott MBE on Thursday night ahead of their European ...

European Championship 2012 Build-Up: Italy Crash Out As Sweden And Denmark Win With A Draw (VIDEO)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

Italy's disappointing 2002 World Cup ensured that at Euro 2004 they were eager to make amends and go one better after the Euro 2000 final golden goal ...

Liverpool Name Brendan Rodgers As New Manager

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

Brendan Rodgers has been confirmed as the new Liverpool manager. The former Swansea City boss has inked a three-year contract with the Anfield club...

Liverpool Name Brendan Rodgers As New Manager

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

Brendan Rodgers has been confirmed as the new Liverpool manager. The former Swansea City boss has inked a three-year contract with the Anfield club...

England-Australia 2013 Ashes Test Series Dates Announced

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

The England Cricket Board have announced the dates for the 2013 Ashes Test series between England and Australia. England will be bidding to retain ...

Grant Holt Reaffirms Desire To Leave Norwich City On Twitter

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

Grant Holt has taken to Twitter to reaffirm his desire to leave Norwich City, having handed in a transfer request. The 31-year-old scored 17 goals ...

London 2012: David Beckham Plugs Himself For Stuart Pearce's Team GB Olympic Side

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

David Beckham has cited his experience ahead of the final squad announcement for the Team GB football squad at London 2012. A provisional list of 3...

Manchester City Midfielder Michael Johnson Arrested On Suspicion Of Drink-Driving

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after an early-morning car crash. Manchester City's Michael Johnson, 24...

Ledley King Released By Tottenham, Here's The Spurs Favourite's Career In Pictures (GALLERY)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

Ledley King has been released by Tottenham Hotspur after 13 years in the club's first team. King, 31, has struggled with knee injuries over the las...

London 2012: Olympic Athletes' Purple Podium Revealed (POLL)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Sport

This is the podium model for the London 2012 Olympics which will stage 805 victory ceremonies in more than 30 London 2012 venues. Designed by stude...

LIVE French Open Coverage

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Sport

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Gary Cahill, England Defender, Ruled Out Of Euro 2012 As Martin Kelly Is Called Up

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Sport

England's decimated European Championship squad has suffered another blow with news Gary Cahill has been ruled out of the tournament, while Rio Ferdin...

Rio Ferdinand Shown 'A Total Lack Of Respect' By The FA And Roy Hodgson Over England Omission

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Sport

Rio Ferdinand's representative has accused the Football Association of showing a "total lack of respect" after the England centre-back was again overl...

Eden Hazard Completes Transfer To Champions League Winners Chelsea

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Sport

Chelsea's memorable Champions League victory over Bayern Munich convinced new signing Eden Hazard that Stamford Bridge was the right place for him to ...

Joey Barton Arrested On Suspicion Of Affray After Nightclub Fracas

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Sport

Premier League footballer Joey Barton has been arrested after a fight outside a nightclub. The Queens Park Rangers midfielder, 29, was involved in ...

Shinji Kagawa Set For Manchester United After Club Announce Agreement Over Transfer Fee

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester United have announced they have agreed a fee for Borussia Dortmund playmaker Shinji Kagawa. Reportedly worth an intial £12m, the fee fo...

Rio Ferdinand Stresses He Will Support England Despite Controversial Squad Exclusion

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Sport

Rio Ferdinand has clarified he will still support England at the European Championship despite his controversial squad omission. Ferdinand was pert...

Euro 2012: Ukrainian Phrases For England Fans

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Sport

One of the greatest challenges facing England fans at Euro 2012 will be communication. The official language of Ukraine is Ukrainian, although Russ...

European Championship 2012: The Ukraine And Poland Tournament In Numbers

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Sport

Sixteen teams will battle it out in Ukraine and Poland over 24 days to lift the Euro 2012 trophy. Here are some key numbers: :: 31 - games durin...

European Championship 2012: The Dos And Don'ts For England Fans Visiting Ukraine

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Sport

The travelling England football fans have experienced destinations as diverse as Qatar, South Africa and Kazakhstan in recent years. Visiting Ukrai...

London 2012: Sir Matthew Pinsent Says Drug Cheats Should Not Be Given Lifetime Olympic Bans

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Sport

Sir Matthew Pinsent has claimed drugs cheats should not receive lifetime Olympic bans. The four-times Olympic gold winner told HuffPost UK Sport th...

Liverpool Managing Director Ian Ayre Labels Wigan Athletic Chairman Dave Whelan A 'Comedian'

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Sport

Liverpool's managing director Ian Ayre has labelled Dave Whelan a "comedian" after the Wigan Athletic chairman's quotes during the Reds' search for a ...

Harry Redknapp Urges Tottenham Hotspur To Offer Him New Deal (POLL)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Sport

Harry Redknapp has urged Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy to offer him a new deal, as the Spurs manager grows impatient over his future at the c...

European Championship 2012 Build-Up: Spain Return From The Dead To Beat Yugoslavia At Euro 2000 (VIDEO)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Sport

European Championships traditionally serve up superior football than World Cups from the group stage throughout the knockout phase, and Euro 2000 is a...