Jorginho lived with monks in Verona and almost gave up on football

‘I cried down the phone to my mum, but she wouldn’t let me quit’: Jorginho lived with monks in Verona and almost gave up on football, but he was told to stay. Now he’s thriving at Chelsea Jorginho has become a scapegoat at time during his three-year spell at Chelsea  

Max Verstappen dealt blow in second practice with mechanical failure

Max Verstappen breaks down after only FIVE LAPS of practice in early blow to his bid to beat title rival Lewis Hamilton at the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix… but Valtteri Bottas pips his Mercedes team-mate to the fastest lap Max Verstappen endured a nightmare practice session on Friday afternoon Red Bull

Why coaching in the AFL is ‘not a very good job’

Footy ears pricked up earlier this week when Chris Scott described coaching as “not a very good job”. To recently departed AFL Coaches Association chief executive Mark Brayshaw, this was a familiar refrain. “I had the job for six years. Unquestionably, the last 12 months were the most challenging for

‘Are there harder jobs in the world? Of course’: Scott expands on coaching

Follow all the action from tonight’s Sydney-Essendon clash with our live blog from 7pm. Geelong coach Chris Scott says he was only being honest when asked whether his brother Brad should return to AFL coaching, and his comment that “coaching is not a very good job” should not be seen

Erling Haland in spotlight but Jude Bellingham shines against Man City

All eyes were on Erling Haaland in Manchester City’s slender Champions League first-leg win over Borussia Dortmund but Jude Bellingham proved to be a player for the present not just the future at the Etihad. Haaland, football’s hottest property, arrived at the Etihad for what had been billed in some

Warriors to stay put in Australia despite trans-Tasman travel bubble

The Warriors won’t be rushing home to New Zealand following the formation of a trans-Tasman bubble, fearing the club could be “ripped apart” should they get stuck in Auckland in the event of a new outbreak. The New Zealand government announced there will be a travel bubble with Australia, without

Haaland arrives in Manchester with Louis Vuitton bag in City colours

Welcome to Manchester! Erling Haaland arrives at the Lowry Hotel wearing a £2,000 backpack (in Man City colours!) as he prepares for his big Etihad showcase in the Champions League quarter-final Erling Haaland has landed in Manchester ahead of Champions League clash  The striker was spotted sporting a £2,000 Louis

In three games, Walker has already kicked more goals than last season

Is it too early in the season to dream we could have a century goal-kicker this season? Because Adelaide star Taylor Walker is on pace to comfortably pass three figures in 2021. Taylor WalkerCredit:Getty Images ‘Tex’ Walker kicked another bag of six goals to take his tally from three games

Joe Cole in the frame to be England Under 21 boss

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole ‘in the frame to be next England Under 21 boss’ with Aidy Boothroyd facing the axe following embarrassing exit from the European Championship Cole, 39, has a UEFA A licence and is keen to move into management England U21 boss Boothroyd’s contract will not be automatically