Featured Story

Injuries Could Force Chelsea Manager Mourinho To Rest Starters Sunday At Liverpool

04 / 24 / 14

EPL Chelsea Manager José Mourinho "threatened to protect Chelsea’s chances of reaching the Champions League final" by fielding a reserve team at Anfield on Sunday "in a dramatic move" that could all but hand Liverpool the Premier League title, according to Matt Hughes of the LONDON TIME...

Read More

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

More Stories

NFL U.K. Boss Explains League's TV Deal

NFL U.K. Managing Dir Alistair Kirkwood took time this week to answer fans' questions on the league's website regarding the challenges of broadcasting the league in the U.K. The NFL U.K. agreed on a three-year broadcast extension with Sky Sports just hours before the season opener Sept. 5. In a Q& ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom, North America

Glasgow 2014 Unveils Its Mascot, Clyde

The Glasgow 2014 Organizing Committee unveiled the official mascot for the Commonwealth Games. Clyde, a patriotic and adventurous thistle, was welcomed at BBC Scotland's headquarters in Glasgow by British Olympic swimmers Rebecca Adlington and Michael Jamieson ( Glasgow 2014 ). The HERALD SCOTLAND n ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

Woodward's Future At The BOA

British Olympic Association CEO Andy Hunt "has presented a restructuring programme to the organisation's board that will lead to a cut in the number of top staff," raising fresh questions over Clive Woodward's future as the BOA's director of sport, according to the PA. Former England Rugby Coach Woo ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

Rugby TV Deal In Breach Of RFU Contract

Rugby Football Union Chair Bill Beaumont said that English Premiership rugby clubs "could be in breach of contract" with the RFU by agreeing to a TV deal with BT, according to the BBC. Premier Rugby has signed a £152M ($246M) deal with BT Vision to show live European matches from '14, "raising ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

Leeds United Face New Bid

Football League Championship club Leeds United Chair Ken Bates has been "offered a second option" to sell his majority shareholding in the club to Middle East investors, according to Duncan Castles of THE NATIONAL. The club has been the subject of takeover discussions for more than 100 days and is r ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

Sale Sharks Working On Easing Traffic

Aviva Premiership Sale Sharks Rugby Exec Dir Steve Diamond revealed that the club is doing everything it can to "try to ease the traffic congestion," which marred the Sharks’ opening Premiership game at their new Barton ground against Saracens, according to Neil Leigh of the MANCHESTER EVENING ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Hodgson Wants A Change In EPL Schedule

England Manager Roy Hodgson wants TV companies to stop asking Premier League's top teams to play on the Sunday before an int'l, according to the BBC. Because affected players need "time to recover," Hodgson thinks such scheduling limits his amount of preparation time ( BBC, 9/20 ). The LONDON TIME ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

JJB Sports Sale Hit By Tax Investigation

The sale of retailer JJB Sports "has been dealt a blow after details of a multi-million pound tax investigation by HM Revenue & Customs emerged," according to Jonathan Russell of the London TELEGRAPH. HMRC "has been looking into allegations that the company wrongly charged value" added tax ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

Dispute Over Olympic Stadium's Lights

EPL West Ham United will try to retain London Olympic Stadium’s triangular floodlight structures despite "plans to remove the arena’s most distinctive feature being considered by London Mayor Boris Johnson," according to Paul Kelso of the London TELEGRAPH. The floodlights, a "landmark of ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

England Rugby Unveils New Kits

England rugby ended its long association with Nike on Wednesday when its "new Canterbury kits were unveiled" ahead of November's autumn internationals, according to Nick Pearce of the London TELEGRAPH. The home kit of all-white shirt and shorts and blue socks represents what Canterbury describe as a ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug