Arsenal star Granit Xhaka tests positive for Covid after refusing vaccine

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has opted not to get the coronavirus vaccine, the Swiss Football Association has confirmed. The 28-year-old, who is the captain of Switzerland, missed their 2-1 win over Greece on Wednesday night after testing positive for Covid-19 and having to isolate as a result. ‘Xhaka was diagnosed

Andy Murray slams government over 'pathetic' NHS pay rise after Wimbledon win

Andy Murray has taken aim at the UK government over their proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff following his epic win at Wimbledon on Wednesday night, branding it ‘pathetic’. The three-time Grand Slam champion came through a gruelling five-set thriller against Germany’s Oscar Otte in front of a lively

Coronavirus: Prime Minister Boris Johnson extends Covid-19 restrictions with Euro 2020 pilot events to continue

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Euro 2020 matches at Wembley will continue to be used as pilot events, despite his decision to extend coronavirus restrictions until July 19. Johnson said the postponement of step four of the government’s roadmap, which was due to take place on Monday June 21, will

Brazil stars considering not playing in Copa America due to Covid-19 fears

The Copa America plunged into further problems as several of Brazil’s Europe-based stars debated whether or not to play in the tournament that kicks off on 13 June. Brazil was awarded the hosting rights after previous hosts Colombia and Argentina were dropped as co-hosts. Colombia had to give up their

Premier League announce alarming Covid-19 rise with 40 new cases

Forty positive coronavirus cases were discovered over two rounds of Premier League testing in late December and early January. The league announced its latest figures on Tuesday afternoon which showed that of 1,311 players and club staff tested between December 28 and 31, 28 came back positive for Covid-19. In

Premier League confirm highest number of new Covid-19 cases since testing began

The Premier League has recorded the highest number of positive Covid cases since testing began in the summer. The latest figures reveal 28 new positive tests have been recorded from the week beginning December 28 – a rise of 10 from the preview week. And in further tests last weekend,

Covid-19 rule-breakers escape as Premier League leaves discipline down to clubs

Don’t wait 30 years – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! The Premier League will NOT be disciplining players who broke Covid-19 restrictions over the Christmas period, sparking outrage amongst football supporters on social media. A number of top-flight stars flouted lockdown rules over Christmas, including Manchester