Brad Jones scored an own goal against Manchester United for Feyenoord.
Nigel Farage, of the UK’s rightwing Ukip party, said on Thursday “anything is possible”, in response to Donald Trump’s proposal that he become UK ambassador to the US.
Wayne Rooney scored goal No248 for Manchester United as José Mourinho’s side moved to within a point of the Europa League knockout stage and the captain to just one more strike from equalling Sir Bobby Charlton’s record for the club.
British world champion Lewis Hamilton is the last of a dying breed of Formula One drivers from less privileged backgrounds and the sport will never see his like again, says his father Anthony Hamilton.
Wayne Rooney fired back at the media over his behaviour when on England duty after breaking Manchester United’s individual scoring record in Europe by registering his 39th goal in the 4-0 win over Feyenoord. The victory at Old Trafford moves José Mourinho’s team to within a point of the Europa League knockout stage.
Manchester City will hold a board meeting in Abu Dhabi at the weekend, with Khaldoon al-Mubarak, the chairman, ready to sanction the acquisition of a central defender should Pep Guardiola wish to make a move in January.
Never mind the novelty of seeing Henrikh Mkhitaryan on Manchester United’s wing, the sights that had Old Trafford rubbing its eyes in disbelief were a third game in a row for Michael Carrick and what looked suspiciously like Wayne Rooney proving his critics wrong.
If you want the self-made billionaire to hear you out, keep things concise.
The best joke in Philip Hammond’s autumn statement was the line about how he is injecting £400m of venture capital funding into the British Business Bank “to tackle the longstanding problem of our fastest-growing technology firms being snapped up by bigger companies, rather than growing to scale”.
Rory McIlroy is experienced enough to recognise the territory. He has also developed a useful capacity to ignore what he regards as unnecessary, if incessant, commentary.
Eddie Jones’s all-or-nothing regime is designed to weed out England players who are not where they should be physically. Training is deliberately full-on, with 11 successive wins under Jones this year testimony to a more ruthless collective mindset. Even individuals recently sidelined by injury are expected to keep up or risk getting overtaken.
Conor McGregor is brilliant at promotion, better able to crawl under the skin or in the head of almost any fighter around. But ever since he won the UFC’s lightweight title two weeks ago at UFC 205, refusing to relinquish his featherweight belt as well, he’s been pursued by an unexpected equal at drawing attention – and perhaps a threat to his newly won championship: Khabib Nurmagomedov.