A tight game could be in prospect here. Northampton have been keeping things very tight of late and it’s seen them through to the play-off final.
I can’t ever watch games of football or rugby without wistfully wondering what it must be like to be professional. On days like today however, I’m pretty happy not to be a pro cyclist!
Since PSG’s exit to Barcelona in the Uefa Champions League quarter-final in April, PSG have been surrounded by nothing but controversy.
The ghost at the feast: Luiz Felipe Scolari hopes that dropping Ronaldinho for the Confederations Cup won’t come back to haunt Brazil
There was no place for Kaká, Alexandre Pato of Corinthians, Chelsea’s Ramires, and, most perplexingly of all, Ronaldinho Gáucho
Chelsea probably have the better players, but they had a super-tough Premier League fixture against Aston Villa on Saturday and given that this is their 67th fixture of a draining season that might just balance things out here.
After claiming the 44th win of his career, the undefeated streak of boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather continues. A future hall of famer, he may be the finest boxer of our generation since Sugar Ray Leonard and arguably one of the greatest pound for pound fighters to have laced a pair of gloves.
Spurs got the job done against Stoke on Sunday and that means Arsenal simply have to win this game to stay in charge of their Champions League fate.
On The Road at the Giro d’Italia: There are a lot of guys sporting pink in some seriously bright shades
Here in Treviso (a hub of Italian cycling) it looks like a big pink paint bomb has gone off. As with the Tour in yellow, the Giro is all about pink – the strapline for the race is ‘the fight for pink’.
Anthony Knockaert’s dive in the box, followed by his penalty miss and Watford’s late winner, smacked of a beautiful natural justice.
My friends at Oddschecker tell me that a Wigan versus Manchester City Cup final was 165/1 before the first round of the FA Cup.
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