Opposition to Super League was latest evidence of players refusing to be silenced

Through an adjusted football landscape of empty stadiums and artificial crowd noise over the past year, we have witnessed a significant change during Covid’s seismic disruption: the empowerment of players.  The latest act was their defiance of The Super League. James Milner was the first footballer of the ‘Big Six’

Arsene Wenger ‘not surprised’ by collapse of Super League

Former Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has said he is “not surprised” to see The Super League falling apart. Chelsea and Manchester City are set to withdraw from the planned breakaway tournament, in which fellow Premier League clubs Liverpool, Man United, Tottenham and Wenger’s old club Arsenal are due to take

Premier League clubs have fresh European Super League worry over transfer market

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European Super League teams: Which clubs will take part?

A dozen of Europe’s richest clubs, including six from the Premier League, have agreed to join a new European Super League. Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham have announced plans to establish the competition along with AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid.

Josh Reynolds: Hull FC stand-off to miss up to six weeks with hamstring injury

Hull FC will be without new signing Josh Reynolds for between four and six weeks after the hamstring injury he sustained against Salford proved to be more serious than first thought. The former Wests Tigers stand-off has made an impressive start to his career with the Black and Whites, with

Testimonial men Tommy Makinson and Adam Milner epitomise best of Super League

There aren’t many one-club players in the modern game – and Tommy Makinson and Adam Milner have epitomised everything good about St Helens and Castleford during their careers. Both have their testimonial matches this weekend and deserve to be well supported for their efforts over the last decade. I first

Daryl Powell: Castleford Tigers head coach open-minded about where his future lies after 2021

Super League’s longest-serving coach Daryl Powell says he is open-minded about his future but for now is focused on enjoying his final season with Castleford. The 55-year-old former Leeds and Featherstone coach last week announced his shock decision to step down from the Tigers hot seat at the end of

Dominic Young heading next generation of stars looking to crack Australia’s NRL

Giant Dominic Young has played just two Super League games and doesn’t turn 20 until August – but is already being tipped to make waves Down Under. The Huddersfield academy product is one of a trio of teenage Englishmen that have headed to Australia’s unforgiving NRL with minimal first team

George Burgess: England forward leaves Wigan Warriors due to hip injury which requires season-ending surgery

England forward George Burgess has left Wigan Warriors by mutual consent on medical grounds. The 28-year-old still had two years of his three-year contract to run but he made only eight appearances in his debut season in Super League in 2020 due to a hip injury. Wigan say that, with

How France is offering regular rugby league for action-starved players

While rugby league in this country remains on hold ahead of a delayed season start, a handful of British players have found weekly competitive action. Former Warrington and Widnes prop Pat Moran is one of a select group plying their trade in France’s Elite 1, which is continuing amid the