Ansu Fati scores on his Barcelona return

Ansu Fati scored for Barcelona in his first game in more than 10 months as his side beat Levante 3-0 on Sunday. The 18-year-old had been out of action since last November, having suffered a torn meniscus on his left knee in a clash with Real Betis. Ansu Fati came off the bench to replace striker Luuk de Jong with less…

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Anthony Joshua defeated by Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua suffered a points defeat at the hands of Ukrainian challenger Oleksandr Usyk. He lost lost his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO world heavyweight titles. The Watford boxer pulled out the fireworks for an extended ringwalk. But he wasn’t able to produce any in the ring, as his challenger outclassed him to win comfortably. While AJ put a brave face on,…

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Lewis Hamilton becomes the first F1 driver to reach a century of victories

Lewis Hamilton won his 100th grand prix in dramatic circumstances in Russia. He passed his compatriot Lando Norris with two laps remaining. It had looked likely that Norris would become the youngest ever British F1 winner. But it was until rain fell and he opted to remain on dry tyres. The conditions worsened and he slipped off track, letting Lewis…

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Uganda Cranes squad for Eastern Region tour named

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic has named the final 23 man squad. Micho’s side is slated to play the Eastern region select at the Mbale Municipal Stadium on Saturday. The team had the final training sesson on Friday at the Mbale Municipal Stadium. Ashraf Mugume, Sadat Happy Anaku and Rogers Mato are the three players that were added to…

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Solskjaer blames Jurgen Klopp for United’s lack of penalties

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes his side are not getting penalties following comments by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. “I hear now that Manchester United had more penalties in two years than I had in five and a half years,” Klopp said in January. According to Solskjaer United have failed to get penalties since Klopp’s comments. “There was a…

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Wayne Rooney vows to stay at Derby County despite financial problems

Derby County boss Wayne Rooney has reiterated he will not walk away despite the Championship club being placed in administration. Business advisory firm Quantuma took over the club on Wednesday, triggering an automatic 12-point deduction. Asked whether he would have taken the job if he had known about the financial problems, Rooney said: “I doubt it.” “I will fight for…

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Anfield stadium expansion plans to move on

The redevelopment of Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium is expected to be ready in time for the 2023-24 season. Plans to increase the capacity of the stadium to 61,000 by adding 7,000 seats to the Anfield Road Stand were backed by councillors in June. The build will take place throughout the season while matches continue to be played throughout. Andy Hughes, managing…

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SC Villa officially unveils Koukouras as new head coach

The Uganda Premier League champions SC Villa have unveiled Greek Petros Koukouras as their new head coach. SC Villa aims at revamping their squad ahead of the 2021/22 season. The Greek coach formerly managed South Sudan. He will be assisted by Jackson ‘Nelly’ Magera and Richard Amatre as first and second assistant coach respectively. The trio has signed a three…

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Thiago Alcantara out with calf injury

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara will miss a minimum of two matches with a calf problem. The 30-year-old picked up the injury in Saturday’s 3-0 win against Crystal Palace. Liverpool will examine scans to discover the extent of the damage. Liverpool visit Norwich City in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday before a league trip to Brentford on Saturday. “I can’t say now…

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Romeo Beckham makes his professional debut

Romeo Beckham, son of former England captain David Beckham, made his debut for American third-tier club Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. The 19-year-old started in his famous dad’s midfield position for the reserve team of Inter Miami. Inter Miami is a Major League Soccer side owned by Beckham. Romeo Beckham played in a 2-2 draw at home with South Georgia Tormenta.…

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