Aston Villa relish day of escapism despite Carabao Cup final defeat by Man City

By mid-morning on Sunday, Euston Station was already a claret-and-blue sea. On the line to Watford Junction, Aston Villa supporters flooded out at the stop for Wembley Central, with a vibrant soundtrack of chants accompanying their walk to the stadium. They were determined to revel in, as a dad explained

Novak Djokovic makes Stefanos Tsitsipas prediction after maintaining world No 1 ranking

Novak Djokovic has backed Stefanos Tsitsipas’ credentials to be the next world No 1 after a hard-fought win over the Greek at the Dubai Championships. In an entertaining final between the two top seeds, Djokovic showed why he hasn’t been beaten since November by proving to be too strong for

5 talking points as Manchester City beat Aston Villa in Carabao Cup final

Manchester City won the Carabao Cup for the third year in a row after they battled past a combative Aston Villa at Wembley. Pep Guardiola's side dominated for large spells of the first half, and took the lead when Sergio Aguero fired home from a Phil Foden knockdown via a

Match Report – Huddersfield 10 – 42 Wigan

Winger Liam Marshall struck three times as Wigan stormed to the top of the Betfred Super League with a 42-10 triumph over previously-unbeaten hosts Huddersfield. The flying Warrior grabbed two tries in the first half and one in the second as the visitors made it four wins from five starts

QPR reject Blackpool’s request to speak to assistant manager John Eustace

Queens Park Rangers have rejected a request from Blackpool to speak to assistant manager John Eustace about their vacant managerial position. The approach from Blackpool comes in the same week they were turned away by Oxford United to speak to their head coach Karl Robinson and by Swindon to speak

Real Madrid vs Barcelona – La Liga: Live El Clasico score and updates

EL CLASICO LIVE – Real Madrid vs Barcelona: The Catalan giants take on their fierce rivals at the Bernabeu in a tie that could decide LaLiga title race Real Madrid welcome Barcelona to the Santiago Bernabeu tonight at 8pm GMT UK viewers can watch the two Spanish giants go head

Pep Guardiola equals Bob Paisley's Liverpool record as Man City win Carabao Cup

Pep Guardiola has become the first manager since Liverpool legend Bob Paisley to win three successive League Cups after Manchester City beat Aston Villa in the 2020 Carabao Cup final. The reigning Premier League champions took the lead on 20 minutes at Wembley through Sergio Aguero, who turned home Phil