Football

Pedro Caixinha sacking: Institutional failure at Rangers – director Alastair Johnston

Highs and lows from Caixinha’s time as Rangers boss Rangers director Alastair Johnston described the events that led to Pedro Caixinha’s sacking as “institutional failure” and a “systemic problem”. The Ibrox board dismissed Caixinha on Thursday after only seven months and 26 games in charge, following Wednesday’s 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock. Stories of unrest in […]

Football

LFP to investigate barrier failure at Amiens v Lille

LFP general manager Didier Quillot (left) and president Nathalie Boy de la Tour (far right) visited the injured in hospital The French football league (LFP) will investigate the failure of a barrier at Amiens’ Stade de la Licorne during the match against Lille. Twenty nine away supporters were hurt as they celebrated the game’s opening […]

Football

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss not worried by failure to bolster squad

Antonio Conte’s side won the Premier League by seven points last season Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is “not worried” by the club’s relative lack of signings this summer. The Blues have signed four players for a combined £129m, but have seen a greater number leave, including John Terry and Nemanja Matic. Their Premier […]

Basketball

Phil Jackson’s biggest failure was letting the game pass him by

Phil Jackson once wrote that Kobe Bryant was uncoachable, and Wednesday morning that bygone critique was worth a good laugh or three. Before the New York Knicks mercifully parted ways with him as president of basketball operations, Jackson had proved to be among the most uncoachable executives in league history. The Knicks and president Phil […]