Phil Bardsley returns to Sunderland training after apologising for poking fun at opening-day defeat to Fulham

Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley has returned to training after apologising for a gaffe that saw him suspended for a fortnight. Left out of the Black Cats' opening-day defeat against Fulham, that read: "Great opening day. Hahahhahaha hahahhaha!!!”. The defender was suspended by the club over the incide remain greedy as they chase more silverware.The Reds […]


Grumbling Gary Lineker blasted by Roy Hodgson as England edge closer to Rio

Roy Hodgson came out fighting after Gary Lineker savaged England’s performance, insisted his side produced a “remarkable” display to grab a precious point – and dismissed the BBC pundit’s Twitter jibes. Lineker branded England “awful” and tweeted sarcastically: “Good result for England… Brazil, Spain, Germany, Argentina et al, you’re in big trouble!” But a bullish […]