“I do not like talking about injured players,” José Mourinho announced a few months before he left Real Madrid – shortly before going on to talk, rather darkly, about assorted injured players and provide in the process another in a series of similar digressions through the sullen, dying autumn of his time at the Bernabéu.
Gareth Southgate believes it is unfair to question Luke Shaw’s competitive courage and vigorously defended the Manchester United left-back in light of José Mourinho’s thinly veiled attack on his own player for pulling out of the game against Swansea City.
It was while Gareth Southgate was looking ahead to England’s game against Scotland and reiterating the importance of “emotional control” in these fixtures that his mind went back to Euro 96 and the kind of sketch that probably felt perfectly normal then bearing in mind the identity of the man around whom the story revolves.
Jordan Henderson has described the Liverpool forward line of Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mané as world-class and insisted their work rate is responsible for the team’s rise.
Bryan Singer is set to direct Bohemian Rhapsody, a biopic focusing on the band Queen and their frontman Freddie Mercury.
Things are looking bleak in terms of the league table for Wolverhampton Wanderers, and these players will be key in turning things round.
Two Indian actors are feared drowned after jumping from a helicopter into a reservoir in a stunt being filmed for a Bollywood movie.
Major Wall Street analysts agree that the S&P 500 will likely sell off if Donald Trump wins, and at least hold gains if Hillary Clinton wins.
The UK’s largest asset manager is to use its muscle as an investor to promote a green agenda by urging companies to tackle climate change and selling shares in those that do not.
A Conservative MP who has resigned after criticising Theresa May’s handling of the Brexit process has told friends that the Tory party has become “Ukip-lite”.
Newcastle United winger Rolando Aarons has started just once this season in the Championship.
Maurice Wojtowycz, whose father was Ukrainian, has been selling baked potatoes in Oldham town centre for the past 20 years. Most of his custom comes from young Asian men and women in headscarves.