Eddie Howe sets ambitious Newcastle United target with Joelinton deal top of priority list

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Al-Wasl’s searing pace at the top of the standings continued, champions Shabab Al-Ahli returned to winning ways and there was more misery for promoted clubs during the ADNOC Pro League’s matchweek 14. A first full schedule since late December — a lengthy pause for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup was extended by multiple weather postponements … Read more

Eddie Howe calls for Newcastle United ‘unity’ as Premier League struggles continue with Arsenal hammering

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DUBAI: Italian Jasmine Paolini battled back from a set and a break down in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships to win 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, secure her first WTA 1000 title, and spoil qualifier Anna Kalinskaya’s fairytale week. Kalinskaya had already written her name into the history books, beating world No.1 Iga … Read more

Ratcliffe acquisition of Manchester United minority stake completed

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When it comes to completing significant sporting challenges, Nelly Attar has achieved more than most. In 2022, the Saudi Arabia-born Lebanese climber became the first Arab woman to scale K2, widely regarded as one of the world’s most dangerous mountains, having already completed her ascent to the pinnacle of Everest, Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, to … Read more

Eddie Howe denies Newcastle United ‘chaos’ claim as Magpies secure late Bournemouth point

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NEWCASTLE: Eddie Howe is adamant that “chaos” has not crept into his Newcastle United side, despite yet another error-strewn, goal-laden encounter. Following on from the eight-goal, 4-4 home draw with Luton Town last time out for the Magpies, as well as a 3-2 win at Nottingham Forest, Howe’s men rescued a last-gasp point in a … Read more

Dan Ashworth’s possible exit to Red Devils poses ‘secret’ Newcastle United problem for Eddie Howe

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NEWCASTLE: Eddie Howe has expressed his concerns about Dan Ashworth’s likely departure from Newcastle United — due to the sporting director knowing all of the Magpies’ transfer and strategy secrets. Ashworth is subject to interest from Manchester United, and club insiders believe an official approach from the Red Devils, fresh from their Jim Ratcliffe investment, … Read more

Man United get approval from the FA to sell minority stake to British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe

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Diaz makes up for Bellingham’s absence, leads Real Madrid to win over Leipzig in Champions League LEIPZIG, Germany: After scoring Real Madrid’s winner with a mazy solo run, Brahim Díaz jogged to the sideline and spread his arms wide open to celebrate. He was imitating the trademark goal celebration of Jude Bellingham, the injured teammate … Read more

2-time MLB All-Star Luis Severino joins Baseball United ownership group

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DUBAI: Baseball United, the first professional league focused on the Middle East and Indian subcontinent, has announced that Major League Baseball All-Star Luis Severino has joined its investment and ownership group. At age 29, Severino becomes Baseball United’s youngest MLB co-owner, and second currently active in Major League Baseball, the group said in a statement … Read more

Arsenal hammer West Ham 6-0 and Man United ignite Champions League hopes with 2-1 win at Villa

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LAS VEGAS: Patrick Mahomes pulled off another Super Bowl comeback on Sunday as the Kansas City Chiefs snatched a thrilling 25-22 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers to win their third NFL championship in five seasons. In a perfectly scripted finale before a celebrity-studded Las Vegas crowd including pop icon Taylor Swift, Mahomes hit … Read more

Eddie Howe hails ‘difference-maker’ Bruno Guimaraes as Newcastle United win sees away day joy continue

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DOHA: An Asian Cup that will be remembered for shocks and dramatic finishes has showcased the region’s strength in depth and raised hopes its teams could reach new heights at the 2026 World Cup. Eight direct spots and one intercontinental playoff berth are up for grabs for Asian Football Confederation sides at the expanded 48-team World … Read more