Brazil Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Police say five people survived the crash but the rest of those on board died. The chartered aircraft was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team. The team was due to play […]

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NSPCC launches dedicated hotline

Children’s charity the NSPCC has launched a football hotline after four ex-players spoke publicly about being sexually abused by coaches as children. Former Manchester City player David White, ex-Crewe players Andy Woodward and Steve Walters, and ex-Tottenham forward Paul Stewart have spoken out. The dedicated NSPCC hotline is supported by the Football Association. “There must […]

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Lottery millions for Yorkshire cycling showcase ‘will enhance UK as world leading host’

Millions of pounds of National Lottery funding for the 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships will help Yorkshire enhance the UK’s reputation as a world leading host, says the head of UK Sport. The agency, responsible for the strategic investment of Lottery cash, partnered Welcome to Yorkshire, British Cycling and the Government’s Department for Culture, […]

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Sam Allardyce: Ex-England boss unsure on football future

Former England boss Sam Allardyce has not ruled out a return to football. He left his role in disgrace after just 67 days following newspaper claims he offered advice on how to “get around” player transfer rules to undercover reporters posing as businessmen. But when asked if it was his last job in management, the […]

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England beat Belgium to top group

England ensured they finished top of their Women’s Euro 2017 qualifying group by winning their final match against Belgium. England only needed a draw to secure top spot and, after a lacklustre first half, Nikita Parris set them on the way to victory after the break. The striker headed home Karen Carney’s cross to give […]

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