Entries by Samuel Luckhurst from 02/2013

David Beckham's PSG Qatari Transfer Proves He Is A Celebrity, Not A Footballer

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

David Beckham may still love the adrenaline rush and goosebumps being on a football pitch generates, but having hid behind a dubious facade for six ye...

Nacho Monreal Joins Arsenal As Kieran Gibbs Is Ruled Out For A Month

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has confirmed new signing Nacho Monreal could make his debut against Stoke on Saturday but revealed Kieran Gibbs will b...

David Beckham PSG Transfer: French Papers' Reaction

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

David Beckham's move to PSG has not seen the French be so dazzled by a Brit since Oscar Wilde resided in the capital. Whereas Bradley Wiggins is kn...

Neymar Models New Nike Brazil Shirt (PICTURES)

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

Neymar was on hand to model Brazil's new Nike kit and a dodgy new haircut on Thursday. Surrounded by an army of fans with Neymar masks, Brazilian f...

Ferrari Reveal F138 Formula 1 Car (PICTURES)

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

Ferrari unveiled the new F138 at Maranello ahead of the 2013 Formula 1 season. The Italian outfit missed out on the 2012 title in heartbreaking fas...

Raheem Sterling, Liverpool Winger, Charged With Assaulting A Woman

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

Teenage Premier League star Raheem Sterling has been charged with assaulting a woman. The 18-year-old Liverpool and England winger was summonsed to...

Manchester City Vs Liverpool Preview: Even Victory Won't Mask Brendan Rodgers' Failings

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

Liverpool supporters are lampooned for repeatedly using the phrase "turn a corner" but they could have been forgiven for suggesting so until the 64th ...

Sport Pictures Of The Week (GALLERY)

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

Andy Murray lost his sixth Grand Slam final, Arsenal discovered powers of recovery, Mr Beckham lit up the the already blinding La Ville-Lumière and A...

David Sullivan, West Ham Co-Owner, Says Agent Threatened Him With Physical Violence

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has claimed that an agent threatened him and one of his players with physical violence during the January transfer wi...

Muhammad Ali 'Not Close To Death', Says Daughter

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Muhammad Ali's daughter dismissed rumours of the heavyweight boxing legend dubbed The Greatest being near death today, saying he was at home watching ...

Steven Gerrard Named Player Of The Year At England Awards (PICTURES)

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Steven Gerrard spoke of his pride at being voted the Football Association's England player of the year for a second time but stressed his frustration ...

Mario Balotelli Scores Two On AC Milan Debut (PICTURES/VIDEO)

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Mario Balotelli likes an entrance. In a week where police had to let off tear gas to disperse fervent AC Milan fans who greeted the Italian striker's ...

Manchester City Draw To Leave Them Nine Points Behind Manchester United

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Two draws, with Mario Balotelli's "emotional" departure sandwiched in between dropped points at QPR and at home to Liverpool, have made for a frustrat...

Rafael Benítez Must Be Sacked, Everton Blow Champions League And More: Premier League Talking Points

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

After the FA Cup enjoyed some respite from its terminal illness the Premier League returned with some thrilling games as Newcastle's latest French phe...

Champions League Tie Played In England Was 'Fixed'

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

A European soccer match-fixing investigation has uncovered more than 380 suspicious games, including Word Cup and European Championship qualifiers and...

Joey Barton Sent Off As Marseille Lose To Nancy (PICTURES)

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton was sent off for the first time this season as Marseille lost their seventh Ligue 1 match at home to Nancy. Barton was shown two yellow...

England Train At St. George's Park Ahead Of Brazil Friendly (PICTURES)

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Englad trained at St. George's Park on Monday ahead of their midweek Wembley friendly with Brazil. It is the latest opportunity Roy Hodgson has to ...

Lewis Hamilton Appears At Mercedes F1 Launch (PICTURES)

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton was on hand to unveil Mercedes' new Formula 1 car for the upcoming season in Spain on Monday. Hamilton, who left McLaren to join Mer...

Cristiano Ronaldo 'Going Home' When Real Madrid Face Manchester United

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo has again spoken of his fondness for Manchester United, claiming he will be "coming home" when Real Madrid face the Reds in the Cham...

Olympic Bottle Thrower Gets Eight-Week Community Order

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Sport

The man who threw a plastic beer bottle at competitors at the start of the men's Olympic 100m final was sentenced to an eight-week community order tod...

Ashley Cole's England Career In Pictures

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Sport

Ashley Cole is not so much a footballing Marmite as a Millwall. No one likes him but he doesn't care, and on Wednesday he will collect his 100th Engla...

Liverpool Not Contacted By Europol Over 'Fixed' Debrecen Match

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Sport

Liverpool today said they have had no contact from Europol or any other body in connection with match-fixing allegations surrounding their 2009 Champi...

Rebecca Adlington, Double Olympic Gold Medalist, Retires From Swimming

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Sport

Rebecca Adlington has announced her retirement from competitive swimming. The 23-year-old under-performed at the London 2012 Olympics as she took b...

England Vs Brazil: 5 Past Friendly Clashes (VIDEO)

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Sport

England meet Brazil for the 24th time at Wembley on Wednesday, with just four of the meetings coming at World Cups. Here are five friendlies betwee...

Alex McLeish 'Parts Company' With Nottingham Forest After 40 Days

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Sport

Alex McLeish has parted company with Nottingham Forest 40 days after he was appointed manager. Chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi told the club website: "I'm...