John O’Shea will run out into the white heat of the Tyne-Wear derby having already had a taste of the fierce rivalry this week.

Markovic improving, Rodgers claims

Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic looks like he is starting to finally settle into English football after manager Brendan Rodgers urged him to be more aggressive.

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Blatter rules out reconsidering World Cup votes

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has ruled out revisiting the controversial vote that awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar.

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Joe has Hart set on City trophies

England goalkeeper Joe Hart has set his sights on winning many more trophies with Manchester City after signing a new contract with the champions.

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Rugby clubs under investigation for breaking salary cap

Aviva Premiership clubs Saracens and Bath are both being investigated for alleged salary cap breaches, according to a report in Saturday’s Daily Mail.

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