Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo have parted ways with immediate effect, both parties confirmed in a bombshell announcement on Tuesday evening. Ronaldo’s early departure was confirmed following the huge controversy that erupted as a result of the Portuguese superstar’s headline-grabbing interview with Piers Morgan last week, in which he made a number of explosive claims against United and revealed he did not respect current manager Erik ten Hag. The unsanctioned interview infuriated United and appeared to leave no way back for Ronaldo at Old Trafford after a rocky few months and unresolved summer transfer saga, with multiple reports claiming that they had since begun the process of ending his £500,000-a-week contract at the club, which ran until next summer with the option for a further year.
Warrington half-back Riley Dean has joined promotion-chasing Championship club Featherstone on a season-long loan for the 2023 season.
Harry Kane could have been prevented from playing against Iran or even put the game in jeopardy if England had followed through with the plan for the captain to wear a rainbow-coloured armband in their World Cup opener, it has emerged. The Football Association were among seven European federations to pull the plug on the 'OneLove', pro-inclusivity armband in Qatar after FIFA threatened players who wear it with 'sporting sanctions' - initially thought to be mean a pre-match yellow card.
Bournemouth are set to confirm the appointment of Gary O'Neil as their permanent manager in the next 48 hours.
Enner Valencia’s third goal of the World Cup gave Ecuador a point in a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands in Group A before he left the field on a stretcher
Jamie Carragher has admitted that it is "worry" for Liverpool that Julian Ward has opted to leave the club at the end of this season.
British men’s football has never had an easy relationship with gay players. The fiasco over the OneLove armbands this week has been a reminder that when it comes to LGBT visibility, the sport has long prioritised talk over action. Nearly 25 years after Justin Fashanu took his own life, following years of homophobic abuse, British football still has not had another openly gay player in the top flight.
Von Miller is out indefinitely after injuring his knee against the Lions, but the Bills' pass rusher avoided an ACL tear.
Japan beat Germany for the first time in their history, and Japanese fans have semi-finals aspirations.
A German forward who counts Europe's biggest hitters among his suitors could join Liverpool or Man Utd in 2023 without a transfer fee being paid
Dragan Stojkovic was made to rue Serbia's injury problems following their 2-0 defeat by Brazil at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Thursday.
Canada dominated for long periods of this Group F encounter but Michy Batshuayi scored just before half-time, giving Belgium a 1-0 win
Andreas Seidl points out both his and the team's responsibility in helping Daniel Ricciardo resolve his issues.
Brazil striker Richarlison scored twice including a spectacular swivelling volley to get his nation’s quest for a sixth World Cup title off to a perfect start in a 2-0 win over Serbia to top Group G. Spearheading an intimidating four-pronged attack, Richarlison steered home a rebound in the 62nd minute after Serbia goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic had saved an angled shot from Vinicius Jr. following marauding work from Neymar. Richarlison’s second was equal to some of the great goals of Brazil’s rich history.
Last year's Offensive Rookie of the Year Ja'Marr Chase may return for the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday after missing their past three games.
Following the conclusion of the delayed 2021 Rugby League World Cup, several big name players still remain without a club for next season in both sides of the globe.
Group F rivals Morocco and Croatia settled for a point as their World Cup opener was the third goalless in the past 24 hours.
Halifax Panthers coach Simon Grix has 26 players registered in his first team squad ahead of the 2023 Championship season.
Rassie Erasmus will complete a matchday ban incurred for publishing a series of sarcastic tweets criticising officials.
Two games from Qatar clash with a gridiron tradition on Thursday. It could be a barometer for soccer’s future in the United States