Newcastle first-team trio told to train with under 23 team

Newcastle United are on a recruitment drive this summer as Eddie Howe tries to turn his squad from one that seeks midtable to a unit that is intent on challenging in the top half of the table. While finding the right players to take them forward is naturally the trickier part, the effort to get […]

The spin cycle that is an inescapable part of supporting England | Football

THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE It was a tense Wednesday night in Fiver Towers. Two TV screens, two matters of great national import, two compelling struggles: England trying to hold on to their 1-0 lead over Austria in an increasingly fraught Euro 2022 opener, and Boris Johnson trying to preserve his 42-0 deficit against […]

Julian Ward praised by Fabrizio Romano

Journalist Fabrizio Romano has praised the incredible job that Liverpool’s new sporting director Julian Ward has done on two of the club’s most important deals so far this summer. Ward recently replaced the highly influential Michael Edwards at Anfield, and these were never going to be easy shoes for him to fill. Still, it seems […]

Nottingham Forest agree fees to buy Neco Williams and Omar Richards | Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest are close to concluding deals for the full-backs Neco Williams and Omar Richards after agreeing fees with their clubs. Williams, a Wales international, is poised to join from Liverpool for about £17m and the former Reading player Richards from Bayern Munich for £8.5m, subject to personal terms. Forest have prioritised full-backs after losing […]

liverpool to sell defender Neco Williams in £17m deal

Liverpool have agreed to sell Neco Williams to Nottingham Forest in a deal worth £17m. That’s according to a recent report from The Athletic, who claim Liverpool have reached an agreement with Forest over the signing of 21-year-old Williams for a fee that is said to be close to £17m. Williams, 21, has been with the […]