Man Utd hold talks over flop return; Arsenal to make second bid for midfielder

Man Utd have already held talks over the potential return of a former player, while Arsenal will make a second bid for a midfielder… WALKING IN MEMPHISMan Utd have been going over old ground as they held talks with Barcelona over the potential return of Memphis Depay, according to reports. The Red Devils brought in … Read more

‘Get Phil Foden on!’ – Carragher blasts ‘baffling’ decision as England labored to draw vs USA

Jamie Carragher asked the same question as many people on Friday evening: why did Phil Foden not come on for England against the United States? England struggled to pose any serious threat to Matt Turner in the USA goal as the Three Lions drew their second World Cup game 0-0. It was a hugely disappointing … Read more

Losing their ‘laptop gurus’ hints at deeper problems at Liverpool…

First Michael Edwards, now Julian Ward? The Mailbox reckons there’s trouble afoot at Liverpool. Also: Wales are a bit sh*t; and early shouts for a post-World Cup move. Watch England tonight and get your views on it [email protected]… Scared for LiverpoolSo Julian Ward has now left Liverpool? This is a bigger loss than people seem … Read more

The Brazilian Pogba, Glazers screwing Liverpool, and a postcard from Qatar…

One Mailboxer was triggered while watching Brazil last night, while a Liverpool fan is fuming with the Glazers for putting Man Utd up for sale now. Get your views in it [email protected]… The Brazilian PogbaNeymar. The South American Pogba. Watching him play football is like trying to shear a pig. There’s more noise than wool.Basically … Read more

This World Cup needed Brazil and Brazil might just need Richarlison more than Neymar

They took a while to get going, but Brazil and Richarlison turned on the style to see off a determined and stubborn Serbian team. This was the reason they bid to host the tournament in the first place. The sunshine yellow shirts. The hands on hearts for the national anthem. The smiling, face-painted supporters waving … Read more

One Love? One kick in the teeth after another at this World Cup for queer football fans

The One Love armband was already a sanitized symbol but now it’s just a symbol for bottling it; and then bucket hats and t-shirts were targeted… On Saturday night, five people were killed and 17 others were injured in a mass shooting at a gay club in the US state of Colorado. Club Q has … Read more

Lineker opens BBC coverage by highlighting issues around ‘most controversial World Cup in history’

Former England striker Gary Lineker opened the BBC’s coverage of the World Cup by highlighting some of the issues that face the tournament. Ahead of the opening fixture of the tournament between the hosts and Ecuador, a solemn Lineker stared down the lens and delivered an opening monologue that made it clear there will be … Read more

The key storylines to emerge from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix press conferences: PlanetF1

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will bring the curtain down on what has been a dramatic season, and while both titles are sewn up, the drivers still had plenty to say for themselves ahead of the weekend. Battles in the Drivers’ and Constructors’ standings need wrapping up, and there will be a few sad goodbyes … Read more