Scottish football season could be HALTED after Celtic defender Boli Bolingoli travelled to Spain

Scottish football season could be HALTED after it emerges Celtic defender Boli Bolingoli broke quarantine rules with a secret trip to Spain before featuring against Kilmarnock The Scottish football season could be halted after a Celtic star travelled to Spain  Boli Bolingoli visited the country last week on an unsanctioned trip   The trip is a … Read more

From the world’s oldest football to a Viking sock, museums around the world share their best items

Battle of the museums! Institutions from around the world show off their ‘star objects’ including a Viking sock and 2,000-year-old coins in an impromptu social media competition Museums around the world have competed over who has the best object  Range from the world’s oldest football to a Viking sock or 2,000 year-old coins The Yorkshire Museum began … Read more

A man for all (football) seasons: What it’s like to be a man of a certain age by David Kynaston

MEMOIR  SHOTS IN THE DARK: A DIARY OF SATURDAY DREAMS AND STRANGE TIMES  by David Kynaston (Bloomsbury, £16.99, 272pp) About halfway through this delightful book David Kynaston glumly observes, after yet another scathing tirade about the failings of Donald Trump, that, ‘ “Bleatings of a liberal wimp” is shaping up to be the subtitle of … Read more

Football’s 35-year booze ban may be lifted to entice fans back into stadiums this year

Football’s 35-year booze ban may be LIFTED to entice fans back into stadiums this year with proposals to allow supporters to drink in their seats aimed at avoiding concourse chaos Football’s lengthy booze ban may be relaxed in plans to bring fans back to stadia  Supporters have been forbidden from drinking in sight of the … Read more

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford ‘buys golf course to build new home in search of privacy’

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford ‘acquires his own golf course to build new home in search of more privacy as he buys greenfield site’ Marcus Rashford currently lives in a £1.85million six-bed home in Cheshire But the Manchester United striker has now splashed out on a greenfield site  The England international is reportedly looking for … Read more

Footballers will be shown a red card if they cough deliberately at another person amid coronavirus

Sent off for COUGHING? Footballers will be shown a red card if they cough deliberately at an opponent or referee, as the FA gets tough with new Covid-related rules Players who deliberately cough at another player or referee will be shown red  New FA guidance has ranked deliberate coughing as seriously as punching  Referees will … Read more

Ryan Thomas posts hilarious snap of newborn son Roman wearing a football kit and holding a beer

‘How’s this happened?’ Ryan Thomas posts a hilarious snap of four-month old son Roman wearing a Chelsea football kit and holding a BEER By Natasha Hooper For Mailonline Published: 20:02 BST, 2 August 2020 | Updated: 20:02 BST, 2 August 2020 He welcomed his new son, Roman, into the world just four months ago.  And … Read more

Fans went wild for football memorabilia during the coronavirus lockdown

It’s FA Cup final weekend – which means the Covid-ravaged football season is almost at a close. But any sense fans have tired of a season that’s now lasted almost a year is way off the mark. In fact, there has been a boom in football-related collectables. Interest in old programmes, shirts and other memorabilia … Read more

From shirts to programmes, fans go wild for football memorabilia

It’s FA Cup final weekend – which means the Covid-ravaged football season is almost at a close. But any sense fans have tired of a season that’s now lasted almost a year is way off the mark. In fact, there has been a boom in football-related collectables. Interest in old programmes, shirts and other memorabilia … Read more

Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea – FA Cup final win for Mikel Arteta as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fires double

In the blasted landscape of a near-deserted Wembley, in front of the blank gaze of battalions of empty seats at the first FA Cup Final to be played without fans, an Arsenal team that has been withering and dying bloomed again like a red rose in a desert. This is a cold climate for football … Read more