Friday, 14 May 2021

NFL confirm 58 players who will take part in ‘fully virtual’ draft

The NFL has named 58 players who will take part in next month’s draft, which will be conducted remotely due to the coronavirus outbreak. The league announced on Monday it would continue with its April 23-25 draft in a “fully virtual” manner, via phone and internet. This replaces the planned…

Philippe Coutinho's agent speaks out on Chelsea transfer target's future

Philippe Coutinho’s agent Kia Joorabchian insists his Arsenal allegiances will play no part in determining the Brazil international’s future. The former Liverpool star joined Barcelona from Liverpool in a staggering £140million deal in January 2018 but he failed to live up to expectations and has found consistency equally hard to…

Kennett demands financial transparency from AFL

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett raised a series of misgivings regarding the governance of the AFL as league chief executive Gillon McLachlan was formulating a revolutionary rescue model for the 18 clubs. Kennett, a member of the inner sanctum established by the AFL Commission in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, questioned…

‘It’s all on the table’: FFA boss foreshadows change

Football Federation Australia boss James Johnson has declared that all bets are off as far as Australian soccer is concerned, with he and his management team prepared to countenance all manner of changes to the way the game is run here in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In a…