Aaron Cresswell ‘petrified’ for newborn daughter and insists football can wait

West Ham defender Aaron Cresswell admits the coronavirus pandemic has left him “petrified” for his newborn baby and insists the Premier League should not be held to ransom on a return date.

'Sancho may not move if season plays into July'

Jadon Sancho might be reluctant to move this summer if the football season is extended into July, according to football finance expert Kieran Maguire.

Premier League Q&A: Players to take pay cuts?

Premier League clubs will hold their latest emergency meeting on Friday, with the issue of pay cuts high on the agenda...

Brighton boss Graham Potter believes taking a wage cut is the right thing to do

Brighton boss Graham Potter says it was a “normal” decision for him to take a pay cut and has backed his players to follow suit.

PL meeting: Players to take pay cuts?

Premier League clubs will hold their latest emergency meeting on Friday, with the issue of pay cuts high on the agenda...

Atletico Madrid players agree to 70 per cent pay cut

Atletico Madrid players have agreed to take a 70 per cent pay cut to help the club's 430 non-playing staff during Spain's state of emergency.

Atletico Madrid players take pay cut to help support club’s staff

Atletico Madrid players will help supplement the salary of 430 club employees after agreeing a wage deal.

KDB: PL must stop early if it helps next season

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne says the Premier League season must end early if it helps to avoid disruption to next season's calendar.

Decision day for English football amid calls for player wage cuts

English football faces another defining day as the professional game prepares to consider an indefinite suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, while pressure builds for players to accept wage cuts or deferrals.

Jordan Henderson hails Liverpool’s never-say-die spirit under Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson believes the ‘never say die’ attitude instilled by boss Jurgen Klopp is an essential part of the team’s identity.

Lineker criticises Tottenham for furloughing club’s non-playing staff

Gary Lineker has criticised his former club Tottenham after the Premier League club’s announcement that they will furlough 550 members of their non-playing staff.

PFA warns players over wage cuts; MP calls for tax on PL clubs

The PFA has written to players to warn that it is "vitally important" they speak to their union before accepting wage cuts.

Brighton among clubs to agree wage deferrals

Senior staff at Brighton have agreed to take wage deferrals in an attempt to ease the financial uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

Swansea, Huddersfield leadership agree wage deferrals

Senior staff Swansea and Huddersfield have agreed to take wage deferrals in an attempt to ease the financial uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

Alexander-Arnold to test Xbox skills against Manchester City Esports player

Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold will continue his club’s rivalry with Manchester City with an Xbox challenge on Friday evening.

PFA letter warns players over agreeing to wage cuts

The PFA has written to players to warn that it is "vitally important" they speak to their union before accepting wage cuts.

Women’s European Championship delay a “likely option” says UEFA

Moving the Women’s European Championship from 2021 to the summer of 2022 is a “likely option”, UEFA has said.

Son looks to complete four-week military service

Heung-Min Son is working with Tottenham over the possibility of completing his mandatory four-week military service during his return to South Korea.

Henderson: Mentality key to Klopp success

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been reflecting on the season so far and how Jurgen Klopp changed the club's mentality.

QUIZ: Forgotten loan spells

Think you know modern-day football? Think again. These loan spells fell into the black hole of history. Test your knowledge here...

Championship fans pick their Player of the Season

We asked 24 Championship fans to tell us who their club's Player of the Season has been so far...

Scouting to change forever?

Burnley's Mike Rigg on why the coronavirus crisis could change how Premier League scouts operate in the future.

Who's your PL club's player of the season?

Who has been your Premier League club's player of the season so far? See our picks and cast your votes.

PFA letter warns players over agreeing to wage cuts

The PFA has written to players to warn that it is "vitally important" they speak to their union before accepting wage cuts.

Son hopes to complete national service in South Korean military during shutdown

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min is hoping to carry out his mandatory four-week national service following his return to South Korea.

Bayern give Boateng lockdown fine after he visits ill son

Bayern Munich have fined Jerome Boateng after the defender broke government lockdown rules and left the city without the club's permission to visit his ill son.

Norwich make £200k coronavirus donation

Norwich's players, head coach Daniel Farke and the club's executive committee have agreed to donate "over £200,000" to help those in Norfolk affected by the coronavirus.

Liverpool transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Liverpool - and those who could leave the club....

Swansea's Cooper, Birch agree wage deferrals

Swansea manager Steve Cooper and chairman Trevor Birch have both voluntarily agreed to significant wage deferrals.

Is it really a game of two halves?

They often say it's a game of two halves - but how often do results change? We've checked every Premier League result for the second part of a new series...

Tottenham transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Tottenham - and those who could leave the club....

Moore leaves Reading Women for Orlando Pride

England Women midfielder Jade Moore has left Reading Women to join NWSL side Orlando Pride.

Man Utd transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Manchester United - and those who could leave the club...

Is it a really game of two halves?

They often say it's a game of two halves - but how often do results change? We've checked every Premier League result for the second part of a new series...

Arsenal transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Arsenal - and those who could leave the club....

Man City transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Man City - and those who could leave the club....

Football rumours from the media

What the papers sayWest Ham are set to make a surprise bid for Denmark’s Martin Braithwaite, even though the striker only joined Barcelona in February. The Daily Mail reports the Hammers want the former Middlesbrough and Leganes striker to add firepower to their attack as they face Premier League relegation. The 28-year-old joined the Catalan giants for £15 million, and after appearing just three times without scoring a goal the club are willing to let him go for a similar amount.

Wilson: I don't deserve a big move on current form

Bournemouth's Callum Wilson says he does not deserve to be linked with a move to a bigger Premier League club because of his poor form.

Soccer Saturday: Player of the season

Who have Paul Merson, Charlie Nicholas, Phil Thompson and Matt Le Tissier named as their player of the season? Find out here...

If PL starts from scratch - what did you back?

Man City to win the Premier League and Newcastle the value call to be relegated, see where punters stuck their imaginary £50 if the season was to start from scratch.

Around the grounds with Tyler: King Power Stadium

A draughty commentary box and a fairytale football moment... Martin Tyler shares some memories and trivia on Leicester City's home.

Christian Fuchs Q&A: My NFL ambition

What is Christian Fuchs up to while in lockdown in New York? What did it feel like winning the league for Leicester? Is he serious about joining the NFL?

I don't deserve a big move on current form - Wilson

Bournemouth's Callum Wilson says he does not deserve to be linked with a move to a bigger Premier League club because of his poor form.

Call off the season, says Ajax's Overmars

Ajax technical director Marc Overmars has expressed astonishment at plans to try to complete the Dutch league season.

Walker: Tough it out and think of others

Kyle Walker is finding the coronavirus lockdown tough but the Man City right-back knows this is the time to "bite the bullet" and think of others.

Hudson-Odoi: Overcoming coronavirus, push for Euros spot

Callum Hudson-Odoi is itching to play again after fighting off coronavirus and is targeting a place in England's squad for Euro 2020.

Tough it out and think of others - Walker

Kyle Walker is finding the coronavirus lockdown tough but the Man City right-back knows this is the time to "bite the bullet" and think of others.

You have to bite the bullet and think of others – Kyle Walker on lockdown life

Kyle Walker is finding the coronavirus lockdown tough but the Manchester City right-back knows this is the time to “bite the bullet” and think of others.

Danish FA: Women's Euros in England moved to 2022

Next year's UEFA Women's Euros in England have been postponed until 2022, the Danish Football Association has claimed.

Solskjaer: NHS are the real heroes

Man Utd's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes footballers have a responsibility to act as role models and support the 'real heroes' working in the NHS.

Pandemic providing perspective - Alderweireld

Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld believes the Covid-19 crisis will encourage society to show kindness to others, as the world comes together to fight coronavirus.

Women’s Euro 2021 moved back to 2022, says Danish FA

The Women’s European Championships, set for England next summer, have been postponed until 2022, according to the Danish Football Association.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises ‘real heroes’ in NHS

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes footballers have a responsibility to act as role models and support the “real heroes” working in the NHS.

PL, EFL: Season return only when 'safe and appropriate'

The Premier League, EFL, PFA and LMA have all agreed that the season cannot resume until it is "safe and appropriate to do so".

Former Barnsley CEO Ganaye cool on Charlton talk

Barnsley's former CEO Gauthier Ganaye has distanced himself from speculation he may be returning to England to take up the same role at Charlton.

Emoji Quiz: Name that club!

Can you solve our Emoji quiz to reveal the names of 10 football clubs?

Hudson-Odoi: Overcoming coronavirus, push for Euros spot

Callum Hudson-Odoi is itching to play again after fighting off coronavirus and is targeting a place in England's squad for Euro 2020.

Nev Off Script: Sir Alex's Man Utd transfer policy

In the latest Off Script, Gary Neville explains Sir Alex Ferguson's successful transfer policy at Manchester United.

Rashford would relish Sancho at Man Utd

Marcus Rashford reveals he would relish the chance to play alongside Jadon Sancho at Man Utd.

The key questions answered after UEFA postpones Euro 2020 play-offs again

The Euro 2020 play-off ties featuring Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland have been indefinitely postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hearts players aided by PFA Scotland in pay negotiations

PFA Scotland is to negotiate with Hearts on behalf of the club's players over proposed wage cuts.

Hearts players bring in PFA Scotland to negotiate with club over wage cuts

PFA Scotland is to negotiate with Hearts on behalf of the club’s players over proposed wage cuts.

Overwhelming majority of YouGov poll thinks footballers should accept wage cuts

Pressure is intensifying on professional footballers and their union to accept wage cuts or deferrals as the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis continues to be felt.

Barca hoping for Neymar-Griezmann exchange

Barcelona hope to strike a part-exchange deal for Neymar that would see Antoine Griezmann join Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

Howe takes voluntary pay cut at Bournemouth

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has become the first Premier League boss to take a voluntary pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dundee United put employees on furlough with promotion bid on ice

Scottish Championship leaders Dundee United have furloughed a “large number of employees” across all club departments amid the coronavirus crisis.

UEFA postpones Euro 2020 play-offs again as June’s internationals are called off

The Euro 2020 play-off ties featuring Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland have been indefinitely postponed.

UEFA announces postponement of June’s Euro 2020 play-off matches

The Euro 2020 play-off matches due to be played in June have been postponed until further notice.

Top 10 strikers in football’s history

This enforced break in the football calendar has given people plenty of opportunity to reflect on some of the great matches, seasons and players.

Who's your PL club's player of the season?

Who has been your Premier League club's player of the season so far? See our picks and cast your votes.

UEFA club comps still suspended; June internationals off

UEFA has confirmed its club competitions remain suspended until further notice, while all of June's international matches have been postponed.

'Kane will leave if Spurs not pushing to win things'

Harry Kane will leave Tottenham unless he sees the club “pushing to win things”, according to former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp.

'Kane will leave if Spurs not pushing to win things'

Harry Kane will leave Tottenham unless he sees the club “pushing to win things”, according to former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp.

'Next transfer window will be a buyer's market'

Football agents are still expecting to do deals if and when the transfer window opens this year, but they believe it will be a buyer's market.

Scunthorpe chairman calls PFA ‘silence’ on player wage cuts ’embarrassing’

Players must accept wage cuts or deferrals of at least 50 per cent to help clubs survive the coronavirus pandemic, Scunthorpe chairman Peter Swann has warned.

London's PL, Champ clubs asked for help by mayor

The Mayor of London has written to Premier League and Championship clubs in the capital requesting their assistance in the fight against coronavirus.

PFA meeting PL, EFL over player wage deferrals

The PFA will meet with both Premier League and EFL officials on Wednesday to discuss player wages and if they can agree a deferral of salaries during the current crisis.

London’s Premier League and Championship teams asked for help by city’s mayor

The Mayor of London has written to Premier League and Championship clubs in the capital requesting their assistance in the fight against coronavirus.

Reina 'was missing oxygen' in coronavirus battle

Pepe Reina has revealed he struggled to breathe for 25 minutes while dealing with coronavirus symptoms in what he described as a "real fear".

Manager's view: Football needs to set a return date

Mark Warburton discusses why clubs need a return date, how football can pull together to recover from the coronavirus and why this season must be finished.

Highly-paid players should sacrifice salaries during pandemic says Sadiq Khan

Players should be the first to bear the economic burden caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said.

Newcastle furlough scouting staff

Newcastle have closed their scouting department and put all recruitment staff on furlough leave.

Reina 'ran out of oxygen' in coronavirus battle

Pepe Reina has revealed he was unable to breathe for 25 minutes while struggling with coronavirus symptoms.

Gavin Peacock hails Frank Lampard as ‘a great figurehead for Chelsea’

Gavin Peacock walked away from a burgeoning punditry career some 15 years ago to answer his calling as a Christian pastor in Canada.

Is Edouard ready for big-money move?

Odsonne Edouard is the outstanding candidate for the Scottish Premiership player of the year, say the pundits - but is he ready for a big-money move?

Who's your club's Scottish Premiership POTS?

Who is your club's player of the season so far? We asked Kris Boyd and Andy Walker to debate and pick a player for all 12 Scottish Premiership clubs.

Transfer Talk Q&A: Sancho, Neymar, Coutinho and more

Sky Sports News reporters Kaveh Solhekol and Dharmesh Sheth took over the Transfer Centre for a special Transfer Talk Q&A...

PFA meeting PL, EFL over player wage deferrals

The PFA will meet with both Premier League and EFL officials on Wednesday to discuss player wages and if they can agree a deferral of salaries during the current crisis.

PL, EFL tell fans: No quick answers on return

The Premier League and EFL say there are no "quick answers" on how and when football will return.

FIFPRO call for safeguards to manage player workload in condensed 2020-21 season

Safeguards must be put in place to manage player workload in what will inevitably be a condensed 2020-21 season, a senior figure at the world players’ union FIFPRO has said.

KDB: Lockdown has made me want to extend career

Kevin De Bruyne says being in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic has made him decide to prolong his career.

Tottenham transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Tottenham - and those who could leave the club....

Chelsea transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Chelsea - and those who could leave the club...

Man City transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Man City - and those who could leave the club....

Health workers the true heroes: Davis' open letter

Northern Ireland football captain Steven Davis writes an open letter thanking essential workers and the NHS as they battle on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic.

Is a 2-0 lead really that dangerous?

They say a 2-0 lead is a dangerous winning margin - but is it really that risky? We check Opta data for the first part of a new series...

Liverpool transfer rumours

The latest on the players linked with Liverpool - and those who could leave the club....

Football rumours from the media

What the papers sayManchester United might use Paul Pogba, 27, as bait to sign Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus. The Holland international has not impressed since signing with the Italian giants last summer for £67.5million from Ajax. The Daily Star reports the centre-back, 20, has started just 15 Serie A matches amid knee and shoulder injuries, making him a prospect for United as they look to offload Pogba to his desired destination of Turin and recruit some young talent.

Man Utd: The 50 signings that got away

Manchester United have signed some great players, and missed out on some even greater ones. These are 50 of the best that got away...

Around the grounds with Tyler: Goodison Park

Z-Cars, walking on the roof and an epic European fightback... Martin Tyler shares some memories and trivia on Everton's home.

Redknapp: Why De Bruyne is my POTS

Kevin De Bruyne is the best passer in Premier League history, and deserves to win Player of the Season, insists Jamie Redknapp.

Coronavirus wrap: Football looks for clear path as players’ unions meet over wage deferrals

Football will continue to explore a clearer path out of the coronavirus crisis on Wednesday as players’ unions meet to discuss wage deferrals and contract extensions.

Players’ union boss can’t believe game still being played in Belarus

The head of the global football players’ union Fifpro has said it is “frankly not comprehensible” that football is continuing to be played in Belarus despite the coronavirus crisis.

UEFA talks: Will the season finish?

UEFA will hold talks with every European association on Wednesday to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Rangers fans issue thanks to departing chairman Dave King

Rangers fans have issued a vote of thanks to departing chairman Dave King.

Norwich become latest Premier League club to start furloughing staff

Norwich have become the latest Premier League club to start furloughing staff.

Charloton reveal losses of £10.1million

Charlton have announced losses of £10.1million for the year ending June 30 2019, which matched what was lost for the same period the previous year.

Emoji Quiz: Name that player!

Can you solve our Emoji quiz to reveal the names of 12 footballers?

PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor warns there can not be any relaxing of financial conduct rules

Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has warned there must be no relaxation of rules relating to the financial conduct of clubs as the union continues discussions on wage deferrals.

FIFPRO accepts issue of contracts is complicated

World players’ union FIFPRO is working towards a “harmonised solution” on extending player contracts to cope with the coronavirus pandemic but accepts that addressing the issue of players who have contracts already signed with new clubs could be complicated.

Loftus-Cheek 'hardened' by injury, not rushing return

Ruben Loftus-Cheek says his body is his biggest strength as well as his "weakness" and insists he will not rush his comeback from injury.

Mark Palios wants EFL to tap into FIFA fund for leagues and clubs

The EFL should look to tap into a FIFA fund set up to assist those leagues and clubs struggling financially due to the coronavirus crisis, according to Tranmere chairman and former Football Association chief executive Mark Palios.

Taylor: Having a partner who works for NHS puts everything else into perspective

Celtic defender Greg Taylor admits the life of a footballer has been placed into firm perspective after watching his girlfriend’s efforts to battle coronavirus.

Solskjaer on managing in a lockdown

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says elements of his job remain unaffected by the current lockdown as he stays in touch with his players remotely.

Solskjaer making plans for United’s return to action during enforced break

Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he is fully prepared for when Manchester United return to action.

Shrewsbury announce profit of more than £2.25million

Shrewsbury chief executive officer Brian Caldwell has predicted a bright future for the Sky Bet League One club which has announced a profit of more than £2.25million.

Timeline of sport’s response to coronavirus on Tuesday, March 31

The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic continued on Tuesday as Tottenham became the latest Premier League club to cut wages for non-playing staff, and the Bundesliga postponement was prolonged.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek overcomes ‘toughest hurdle yet’ in recovery from Achilles injury

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has lifted the lid on the double-edged sword of a powerful physique blighted by chronic back problems.

'Trent has shown us anything is possible'

Trent Alexander-Arnold's understudy Neco Williams has revealed how the England right-back has inspired Liverpool's youngsters.

Scotland boss Steve Clarke and SFA chief executive Ian Maxwell take pay cut

Scotland boss Steve Clarke and Scottish Football Association chief executive Ian Maxwell have taken a 10 per cent wage cut as the coronavirus crisis continues to take its toll.

Indefinite suspension for top tiers of non-league pyramid

The National League has announced the indefinite suspension of its three divisions due to the coronavirus crisis.

Bundesliga plans to return first weekend in May with games behind closed doors

German football authorities plan to bring back professional football in the top two divisions in just over a month.

Wan-Bissaka opens up on life in lockdown

Manchester United full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka provided insight into life in lockdown by revealing his fitness programme and reserved special praise for the NHS.

National Leagues suspended indefinitely

The National League, National League North and National League South competitions have all been suspended indefinitely.

Dani Ceballos would prefer Real Betis return over staying at Arsenal

Ceballos is keen to return to Betis, which could actually help Arsenal land another target.

FIFA starts emergency fund for struggling clubs

FIFA is setting up a fund to assist competitions and players which have run into financial difficulty because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wolves put search for new sporting director on hold during pandemic

Wolves have put their search for a new sporting director on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Pogba and Man Utd: What does future hold?

In his latest Man Utd notebook, Sky Sports News' James Cooper assesses Paul Pogba's Old Trafford future and highlights some key considerations...

Merson Says: Why Kane may have to leave Spurs

Paul Merson says Harry Kane may have to leave Tottenham to win more medals or have a chance of breaking Alan Shearer's Premier League goalscoring record.

Bundesliga boss still aiming to finish season by June 30

German Football League chief executive Christian Seifert has reiterated the aim to finish the Bundesliga season by June 30 but warned games could be played behind closed doors for the rest of the year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Bundesliga suspension extended to April 30

German clubs from the country's top two divisions have agreed to extend the suspension of matches until at least April 30 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

What to expect from European football’s coronavirus crisis meeting

The 55 member associations of European football’s governing body UEFA have been invited to join a conference call on Wednesday for an update on plans being drawn up to manage the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Liverpool and Man City among five English teams hit with UEFA fines

Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, and Wolves have all been handed fines by UEFA relating to incidents in their most recent European outings.

Cambridge planning to furlough ‘vast majority’ of staff

Cambridge have announced their intention to furlough the “vast majority” of staff, including coaches, due to the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis.

Charlton’s owners insist investment will come in April

Charlton’s owners have reinforced their commitment to the club and insisted that promised investment will come in April.

What's your favourite Premier League goal?

With much of the country housebound, we thought it fun to come up with a list of the greatest Premier League goals and we want you to choose your favourite…

Spurs’ accounts show chairman Daniel Levy received £3million stadium bonus

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy was paid a £3million bonus for delivering the club’s new stadium.











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