News archive from 26 August 2016, page 161

Premier League referees must step up battle to halt grappling in the box

Referees are delivering on the promise to get tough on dissent and disrespect but failing on the main blight on our game — holding and blocking in the penalty area at set-pieces. I am sure that this will have been the main discussion point at the...

Daily Mail, 23:52 in Sport
Fund to help family of Derbyshire backpacker killed in Australian knife attack

Fund to help family of Derbyshire backpacker killed in Australian knife attack

A fund has been set up to help the family of the Derbyshire woman killed in a 'frenzied attack' while backpacking. Miss Ayliffe-Chung, from Wirksworth, died after being stabbed at the Shelley's Backpackers hostel in Home Hill, near Townsville,...


Slaven Bilic defends West Ham fans for jeering during Europa League exit... 'the crowd had reason to boo'

Slaven Bilic has defended fans who booed his West Ham side off the park at half time during their Europa League exit to Astra Giurgiu and has urged his players to show more passion on the pitch. The Hammers crashed out of the play-off stages at the...

Daily Mail, 23:58 in Sport

Lucas returns for Liverpool Under-23s as Chuba Akpom scores in front of watching Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Lucas returned from a hamstring injury on Friday night as Liverpool's Under-23s won 3-1 against Arsenal. The Brazilian has been unavailable since suffering the injury in July's pre-season game against Huddersfield Town. Lucas has been on the sidelines...

Daily Mail, 23:58 in Sport

Laura Robson revival continues with US Open qualifying success

Laura Robson's comeback from injury is gathering pace after she beat Germany's Tatjana Maria to qualify for the US Open first round. Robson has been ravaged by fitness issues over the last two years but this 7-6 (7/5) 6-1 victory over Maria means she...

Belper News, 23:59 in Sport

Jose Mourinho does not want Marcus Rashford to be an international bench warmer

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he prefers Marcus Rashford being with England's Under-21s at the moment rather than warming the bench for the seniors. Eighteen-year-old striker Rashford scored eight goals for United last season having only...

Belper News, 23:59 in Sport

Claudio Ranieri tells Danny Drinkwater to adapt to life without N'Golo Kante

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri has told Danny Drinkwater he must learn to cope without N'Golo Kante. The midfielder signed a new five-year contract on Thursday to become the latest player to commit his future to the club. Jamie Vardy, Wes Morgan, Andy...

Belper News, 23:59 in Sport

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