Trent Alexander-Arnold not in England squad for Germany game, Ivan Toney included | Stones & Maguire to start | Football News

Trent Alexander-Arnold is not included in England’s matchday squad as Gareth Southgate’s side prepare to face Germany at Wembley on Monday night. Harry Maguire, however, is expected to keep his place at the heart of the England defence with his most regular partner, John Stones, due to return alongside him. Sky Sports News has been … Read more

Trent Alexander-Arnold’s World Cup hopes hit by Germany game omission | England

Gareth Southgate has cast doubt over Trent Alexander-Arnold’s World Cup hopes by leaving the defender out of England’s Nations League fixture against Germany on Monday night. The Liverpool right-back is one of five players who have been omitted from the fixture as the competition’s rules mean Southgate must trim his 28-man squad down to 23 … Read more

Watford sack Rob Edwards and appoint Slaven Bilic as new head coach | Football News

Watford have sacked manager Rob Edwards and appointed Slaven Bilic as his replacement. Bilic has signed an 18-month contract at Vicarage Road, replacing Edwards who took charge of just 11 matches during a three-month stint at Watford. In a statement, Watford owner Gino Pozzo said: “As with all decisions taken by the Board, I believe … Read more

Documents reveal Tory minister’s push to smooth Saudi Newcastle takeover | Newcastle United

The government’s extensive efforts to facilitate the Saudi Arabian takeover of Newcastle United have been further exposed by documents, released by the Department for International Trade in response to a freedom of information request by openDemocracy, showing that a minister promised the Premier League he would secure a response to a proposed “way forward” from … Read more

Mathieu van der Poel: Dutch cyclist pleads guilty to common assault of girls on eve of world championships | Cycling

Dutch cycling star Mathieu van der Poel will attempt to overturn a conviction for assaulting two teenage girls in a Sydney hotel the night before the men’s world championship road race. The Tour de France stage winner was arrested hours before Sunday’s race in Wollongong where the 27-year-old was one of the favourites. Van der … Read more

England squad omissions feel significant as Eddie Jones takes a punt on Saracens lock Hugh Tizard 

It is 348 days until England begin their World Cup campaign against Argentina. That sounds stark, and should signify that the home straight has arrived. Yes, this is only a training squad, but some omissions feel more significant than others, while the inclusion of Saracens lock Hugh Tizard is a nod to the future. Kyle … Read more

Trent Alexander-Arnold dropped from England squad for last game before World Cup – Liverpool FC

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold is one of five players to have been left out of England’s squad to face Germany on Monday, their last game before the World Cup. Manager Gareth Southgate has consistently overlooked Alexander-Arnold, with the likes of Kyle Walker, Reece James and Kieran Trippier ahead of him in the pecking order. And … Read more

Deepti Sharma Charlie Dean run-out – Eng W vs Ind W 2022 – 3rd ODI

Was Deepti Sharma running Charlie Dean out at the non-striker’s end at Lord’s on Saturday a plan India had worked out in advance? Or was it an instinctive decision? According to Deepti, who stopped in her bowling stride and whipped off the bails at the non-striker’s end to complete a 3-0 sweep over England, it … Read more