There was a new Newcastle United face on show against Benfica on Tuesday night. 20-year-old left-back Matt Bondswell travelled out with the Newcastle United first-team squad to Portugal and has been handed an opportunity by head coach Eddie Howe. After playing 90 minutes in a training ground practice match against Burnley, Bondswell was a half-time substitute against the Champions League quarter-finalists at Estadio da Luz.
Cherries full-back Jack Stacey has claimed the coveted top-flight prize, according to new research Jack Stacey may be enduring a difficult time at Bournemouth currently, but he can now take some solace in being named the most attractive Premier League star after a bizarre study. The full-back joined the Cherries in 2019 and has gone on to make 81 total appearances to date, although his game time was limited last season, leaving his future shrouded in uncertainty.
Manchester United have extended an invitation for Bosnian youngster Tarik Karic to join the club on trial. Karic is in the academy at FK Željezničar, a Sarajevo based team who finished in sixth place in Bosnia and Herzegovia’s top flight last season. The 16-year-old goalkeeper’s trial invite for September has been approved by FK Željezničar, the club announced via Facebook.
The Mercedes F1 boss has suffered difficulties this season after an unprecendented winning run since 2014 and says that he studied Manchester United to understand his team's failures There have been few more impressive winning machines in 21st century sport than the Mercedes AMG F1 team, who won eight consecutive Constructors' Championship titles between 2014 and 2021.
Supercomputer predicts final Premier League table - Man City expected stroll to title as Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal battle for top four as Man United struggle
A supercomputer has tipped Manchester City to stroll to their third-straight Premier League title. Following the second round of games, data experts at FiveThirtyEight have crunched the numbers to give every team’s probability of winning the league, finishing in the top four and being relegated.
Manchester United are still contemplating the signing of Moussa Dembele from Olympique Lyon, according to Manchester Evening News. The Red Devils are still in contact with the 26-year-old’s representatives for a move to Manchester in the final weeks of the transfer window. United have had an eye on the France U21 international for some time now.
Oleksandr Usyk used his public workout for Saturday's clash with Anthony Joshua to display his lightening-fast reactions through a trick involving four coins. Standing in the centre of the ring at the Saudi Airlines Club, the Ukrainian unified heavyweight champion lined the coins up on his hand, wrist and arm before flicking them into the air and catching each one.
Latest Manchester United news you need to know… Knighton’s takeover update Michael Knighton has given an update on his plans to pursue a ‘hostile takeover’ of Manchester United. He is still keeping the proposed investors relatively secret, but has suggested that they do certainly exist, offering a limited description of the backers.
In 1997, Dodi Al Fayed died alongside Diana, Princess of Wales in a car crash in the Pont D'Alma tunnel in Paris. The son of of billionaire Mohamed Al-Fayed, Dodi was a film producer and jetsetter, who split his time between Los Angeles, London, and other family homes.
Matt Hancock has invoked marriage equality in a call for assisted dying reforms, calling on parliament to launch an inquiry. Assisted dying generally refers to people choosing to peacefully end their own life with the help of another, often a healthcare professional. Medical aid-in-dying is illegal in Britain, carrying up to a 14-year prison sentence under the 1961 Suicide Act.
Zoë Kravitz Regrets How She Called Out Will Smith’s Oscars Slap: ‘It’s a Scary Time to Have an Opinion’
Popular on Variety Zoë Kravitz expressed regret to The Wall Street Journal regarding her decision to publicly call out Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars. A few days after the slap, “The Batman” star posted a photo of herself on Instagram from the Oscars red carpet and wrote, “Here’s a picture of my dress at the show where we are apparently assaulting people on stage now.” Kravitz also responded “nope” when one commenter asked if she supported Smith’s actions.
Manchester United hopeful of sealing Antony transfer from Ajax as deadline day nears Manchester United are hopeful about a chance to sign Antony from Ajax this summer, according to the Brazilian edition of GOAL (h/t Express). The Red Devils believe the Eredivisie champions will lower their demand for the Brazilian with deadline day nearing.
Taiwan, as the global leader in microchip manufacture, will be its geopolitical battleground. To produce the most advanced microchips, you vaporise droplets of molten tin with two successive blasts of a laser. The resulting plasma emits extreme ultraviolet radiation, light with very short wavelengths.
Manchester United’s transfer move for Adrien Rabiot is now ‘stalling’ says Fabrizio Romano. A deal has been in place for Rabiot since early last week, with The Times reportings a £19 million fee was agreed with Juventus which is £15 million plus £4 million in add-ons.
Ben Stokes has picked out his openers’ century stand in the victory over India at Edgbaston last month as his most pleasing performance in England’s four Test victories earlier this summer, and heaped praise on the pair, Alex Lees and Zak Crawley. Lees (av 25.5) and Crawley (26.7) both have modest Test records, but Stokes has praised their “selfless” approach to opening the batting in his new-look Test side.
UFC welterweight Leon Edwards was born in Jamaica but moved to Birmingham, England as a child. Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Editor's note: This story was originally published in 2019. Leon Edwards fights Kamaru Usman on August 20 at UFC 278. Why? What if?
Homophobic and transphobic hate crime reports are increasing at record rates. Reports of homophobic and transphobic hate crime are rising at record rates, with charities calling the findings “deeply worrying”. The shocking data was collected and analysed by Vice World News, who sent freedom of information requests to every police force in the UK.
Popular on Variety U.S. actor John Malkovich is backing a plan to build Stonebridge Studios, a film, music and media production facility in Skopje, North Macedonia. The studio will be the largest of its kind in the Balkans, he said, Film New Europe reports.
It’d be fair to say that fashion has seen some unlikely collaborations over the past month. Gucci pets was a joyful (if slightly strange) reveal; Ganni and Barbour announced their collection last week; whilst the Greggs X Primark collab remains a Gen Z sensation.
The U.S. will need to build the deepest possible talent base, and then clear the way for that talent to do its best possible work. With the recent passage of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, the U.S. has made the most ambitious push in science-driven innovation in the 75 years since the days of Vannevar Bush’s Endless Frontier report and the creation of the National Science Foundation.