Fulham seal immediate return to Premier League

Fulham have secured an immediate return to the Premier League for the 2022/23 season, earning automatic promotion after a one-year absence. The Cottagers ensured a top-two finish in the Championship with a 3-0 home win over Preston North End on Tuesday. Fulham began the Championship campaign with four wins from their first five matches, and had only one defeat in 17…

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Fulham edge Middlesbrough to move closer to promotion

Fulham inched ever closer to Premier League promotion with a hard-fought win over Middlesbrough in atrocious conditions at the Riverside Stadium. Aleksandar Mitrovic’s 38th Championship goal of the campaign was enough to end Boro’s eight-match winning streak at home and put Fulham on the cusp of a return to the top flight. Mitrovic headed in Harry Wilson’s pinpoint free-kick in…

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Senegal legend Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Former Senegalese International Papa Bouba Diop dies at de age of 42 years following a long illness. Diop was part of the Teranga Lions side that stunned reigning world champions France 1-0 in the opening match of the 2002 World Cup. The former midfielder scored the only goal of the game to secure one of the biggest shocks in the…

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