You are here

Ben Affleck denies Batman exit rumours

Ben Affleck has scotched rumours he is quitting as the caped crusader after his upcoming role in Justice League. He’d been due to star in and direct another standalone film – The Batman – but pulled out of directing duties in January. After Affleck’s script was also ditched by incoming director Matt Reeves, it looked like he was going to jump ship. But he denied he was leaving the franchise, saying: “Batman is the coolest part in any universe.” “Let me very clear – I am the luckiest guy in…

Read More

Everton FC transfer news: Joel Robles set for exit with Deportivo La Coruna leading chase for goalkeeper

Joel Robles could be on his way out of Everton Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Deportivo La Coruna are leading the race for Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles. The Spaniard’s place at Goodison Park is under threat following Jordan Pickford’s £30m arrival from Sunderland and he is considering his future. Several sides in Spain are interested in the 27-year-old, including Getafe and Real Betis. But, according to Marca, Deportivo are the favourites to land Robles after missing out on other targets. The Spanish club had wanted Diego Alves, but he opted to…

Read More

Diego Costa filmed in Atletico Madrid shirt saying 'give Conte a hug' as Chelsea exit draws closer

Monday, July 17, 2017 Diego Costa has been filmed wearing an Atletico Madrid strip, saying ‘give Conte a hug’, as his move away from Chelsea continues to drag on.  The Spain striker has been allowed to skip Chelsea’s pre-season and was filmed partying in his native Brazil while negotiations for his move back to Madrid continue.  The video was shown on Instagram Live, with what appeared to be a family and friends partying with loud music playing, the camera then pans round to show him wearing the kit of his…

Read More

Theresa May 'shed a tear' at election exit poll

Theresa May has revealed she shed a “little tear” when she learned the result of the election exit poll suggesting she would lose her majority. The prime minister said her husband Philip told her the news – and it came as a “complete shock”. “It took a few minutes for it to sink in,” she told BBC Radio 5 Live’s Emma Barnett, because “we didn’t see that result coming”. “My husband gave me a hug,” she added, and she cried a “little tear”. The prime minister said she did not…

Read More

DEAL CLOSE! Diego Costa edges towards Chelsea exit as Atletico Madrid return looms

The 28-year-old is set for a move back to his former club Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Chelsea striker Diego Costa is close to sealing a return to his former club Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Spain. The 28-year-old has looked certain to depart Stamford Bridge ever since he revealed a text message from Blues boss Antonio Conte, telling him he had no future in west London. Costa would be unable to play for Atletico until January at the earliest due to the club’s transfer ban which prevents them from…

Read More

Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, June 28: Morata leaves honeymoon to seal Man United switch, Martial wants exit, Everton to sign £25m defender

Here are the top football headlines and transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is apparently so eager on completing a move to Manchester United that he has taken a short break from his honeymoon in Ibiza to make sure the deal goes through. (Daily Telegraph) Real would like a minimum of £75million for a player who scored 20 times in 43 appearances in all competitions last term, having already rejected a £65m bid from United. (Daily Telegraph) France forward Anthony Martial will reportedly will tell boss Jose…

Read More

LISTEN: Aidy Boothroyd pleased with ‘effort and energy’ England put in during European Under-21 Championship despite semi-final exit

Aidy Boothroyd has admitted he has mixed feelings about England’s exit from the European Under-21 Championship having watched from the sidelines as the Young Lions were beaten by Germany at the semi-final stage. Having played 120 minutes of regulation and extra time with the score tied at 2-2, it was the Germans who claimed victory in a penalty shootout, Nathan Redmond seeing his deciding spot kick saved. England impressed to reach the semi-finals of the tournament, even if their on-pitch performances varied from excellent to dour, and there were certainly…

Read More
Scroll Up