Tennis

Manchester misses out to Shenzhen in 10-year deal to host WTA Finals

Caroline Wozniacki (left) beat Venus Williams to win the 2017 WTA Finals title Manchester has missed out on hosting the WTA Finals after the Chinese city of Shenzhen was awarded a 10-year deal. The season-ending tournament, which features the world’s top eight female players, has been held in Singapore since 2014. Shenzhen has committed to […]

Football

Barry Bennell trial: ‘Manchester City knew about abuse’

Image copyright Julia Quenzler. Senior figures at Manchester City knew about sexual abuse happening at the club, a victim giving evidence against former football coach Barry Bennell has said in court. Mr Bennell, who worked as a coach for various youth teams, denies sexually abusing 11 boys between 1979 and 1990. He has admitted one […]

Football

Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City

Antonio Valencia celebrates his third goal of the season A Paul Pogba-inspired Manchester United cruised to victory as incoming Stoke boss Paul Lambert watched his new side’s struggles continue at Old Trafford. The France midfielder created first-half goals for Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial, added to by Romelu Lukaku after the break as Jose Mourinho’s […]

Football

Ryan Giggs: Manchester United legend set to be named Wales manager

Alan Shearer to Ryan Giggs: Good luck getting Wales players to friendlies Ryan Giggs is set to be named the new Wales manager on a four-year contract. The Football Association of Wales has called a news conference for Monday afternoon in Cardiff, where the former Manchester United winger is expected to be unveiled. Provided there […]

Football

Continental Tyres Cup: Arsenal Women and Manchester City Women in final

Nadia Nadim followed up her debut goal against Reading last weekend with the winner against Chelsea Holders Manchester City Women will meet Arsenal in the Continental Tyres Cup final after winning semi-finals against Chelsea and Reading respectively. City beat Chelsea 1-0 at Kingsmeadow thanks to Nadia Nadim scoring her second goal in as many games. […]