Guardiola proud despite defeat

Romsey Advertiser: Pep Guardiola hailed Bayern Munich's performance despite his side losing to Real Madrid

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola insisted he was proud of his team even though they lost the first leg of their Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid.

Farbrace confirmed to assist Moores

Romsey Advertiser: Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England's assistant coach

10:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Fabrace confirmed to assist Moores

Romsey Advertiser: Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England assistant coach

5:58pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Benzema gives Real a lead

Romsey Advertiser: Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the game to secure victory for Real Madrid

9:57pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Bernabeu thanks to a first-half goal by Karim Benzema.

Scholes to assist Giggs at United

Romsey Advertiser: Paul Scholes, pictured, has joined Ryan Giggs' coaching team

10:59am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Paul Scholes has been added to Ryan Giggs' backroom staff at Manchester United.

Cahill takes belief from 2012

Romsey Advertiser: Gary Cahill, right, is hoping that history repeats itself

3:46pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Gary Cahill believes Chelsea can take belief from previously triumphing in adversity as Jose Mourinho's men bid to advance to the Champions League final.

Martinez won't rush Jagielka

Romsey Advertiser: Phil Jagielka, Everton.

3:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Everton captain Phil Jagielka will not be rushed back to offset the injury to fellow central defender Sylvain Distin, according to manager Roberto Martinez.

FA income hit as Dyke hints change

Romsey Advertiser: Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says "possible radical solutions" may be required to boost the chances of young English players getting opportunities to play for top clubs

12:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Football Association suffered a £34million hit in income from broadcast rights last season, the governing body's annual report has revealed.

Phelps to make competitive return

Romsey Advertiser: American swimmer Michael Phelps is set to return this week

3:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

American Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, will make his return to competitive swimming on Thursday.

Ford: Farbrace can boost England

Romsey Advertiser: Kent Team Director Paul Farbrace

7:32am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Paul Farbrace's man-management expertise will help revitalise England in the Peter Moores era, according to his Sri Lanka coaching predecessor Graham Ford.

Sharapova battles through

Romsey Advertiser: Maria Sharapova progressed in Stuttgart

3:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Defending champion Maria Sharapova emerged triumphant from a gruelling contest of three tie-breakers against Lucie Safarova in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Tuesday.

Higgins: I'm just a journeyman now

Romsey Advertiser: John Higgins claims he has slipped to 'journeyman' status

6:42am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

John Higgins labelled himself nothing more than "a journeyman" after a second successive first-round exit at the Dafabet World Championship.

Ferguson involved in manager search

Romsey Advertiser: Sir Alex Ferguson, pictured, will be involved in selecting David Moyes' successor

7:32am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson will be asked for his view on who should replace David Moyes as manager of Manchester United.

Foxes' dominance surprises Pearson

Romsey Advertiser: Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson, centre, was full of praise for his side

6:23am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Nigel Pearson watched Leicester wrap up the Sky Bet Championship title with two games to spare and admitted he did not foresee such a dominant campaign materialising back in August.

Farbrace confirmed to assist Moores

Romsey Advertiser: Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England's assistant coach

10:36pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Chelsea trio charged

Romsey Advertiser: Chelsea assistant head coach Rui Faria, left, tried to confront referee Mike Dean after Sunderland's Fabio Borini scored

6:21pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, his assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged by the Football Association for their actions in last Saturday's controversial loss to Sunderland.

No thanks for players from Moyes

Romsey Advertiser: David Moyes was sacked as Manchester United manager on Tuesday

6:19pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

David Moyes has broken his silence after his sacking as Manchester United manager - and pointedly made no mention of his players.

Wilmots: Januzaj's chosen Belgium

Romsey Advertiser: Adnan Januzaj has chosen to play for Belgium, according to their coach

6:18pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj has chosen to play international football for Belgium, according to coach Marc Wilmots.

Emotional Murray accepts honour

Romsey Advertiser: Andy Murray, right, accepts the Freedom of Stirling from Stirling Council Provost Mike Robbins

4:02pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Tennis star Andy Murray struggled to hold back tears as he was granted the f reedom of Stirling on an emotional return to his home town.

Mixed day for leading duo

Romsey Advertiser: Judd Trump, pictured, was not at his best during his victory over Tom Ford

3:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Judd Trump and Mark Allen came through contrasting trials to reach the second round of the Dafabet World Championship.

Jackson to join Wasps

Romsey Advertiser: Ruaridh Jackson has agreed a deal with Wasps

3:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Wasps have announced the signing of Scotland international fly-half Ruaridh Jackson.

United refute 'unprofessional' talk

Romsey Advertiser: The LMA is disappointed that reports were in the press before the club spoke to David Moyes

1:01pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Manchester United have hit back at claims they handled David Moyes' dismissal in an "unprofessional" manner.

Benzema gives Real a lead

Romsey Advertiser: Karim Benzema's first-half strike was enough to give Real Madrid victory

10:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Bernabeu thanks to a first-half goal by Karim Benzema.

Nadal sees off Ramos

Romsey Advertiser: Rafael Nadal was a winner in Barcelona (AP)

8:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal needed nearly two hours to overcome countryman Albert Ramos and reach the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell third round.

Leicester crowned champions

Romsey Advertiser: Victory ensured that Leicester were promoted as champions

10:08pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Leicester clinched the Sky Bet Championship title at the Reebok Stadium with Lloyd Dyer coming off the bench to net a fabulous winner in a 1-0 victory over Bolton.

McManus moves past Higgins

Romsey Advertiser: John Higgins, left, and Alan McManus shake hands after their match

2:36pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

John Higgins joined Ding Junhui on the Crucible casualty list as the four-time world champion was bundled out in Sheffield by his fellow Scot Alan McManus.

Powell pays tribute to Cas squad

Romsey Advertiser: Michael Shenton scored a hat-trick of tries in Castleford's victory

7:21am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Castleford boss Daryl Powell paid tribute to his players as they moved up to second in the First Utility Super League with a crushing 40-6 victory over Warrington.

City sweat over Silva injury

Romsey Advertiser: Manchester City do not yet know the extent of David Silva's injury

5:04pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Manchester City must wait a little longer to determine the extent of David Silva's latest injury setback after he was carried off in Monday night's 3-1 Barclays Premier League win over West Bromwich Albion.

United show Moyes no mercy

Romsey Advertiser: David Moyes has been sacked by Manchester United

1:24pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Manchester United have ruthlessly brought the axe down on David Moyes' reign just 10 months into his six-year contract.

City anxiously await Silva news

Romsey Advertiser: David Silva was carried off on a stretcher at the Etihad

6:37am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Manchester City face an anxious wait to discover if David Silva can play a part in the last four games of their Barclays Premier League season after the Spaniard was stretchered off in the 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Cech's season ended by injury

Romsey Advertiser: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, left, says Petr Cech, right, won't play again this season

11:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Jose Mourinho has confirmed Petr Cech's season is at a premature end after the Chelsea goalkeeper was injured in the Champions League semi-final first leg goalless draw at Atletico Madrid.

Neville dismayed by United approach

Romsey Advertiser: Gary Neville, pictured, does not believe Manchester united have conducted themselves well over David Moyes' sacking

11:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Gary Neville is disappointed with the way Manchester United have handled the sacking of David Moyes.

Yorkshire stay on course for win

Romsey Advertiser: Ryan Sidebottom was among the wickets for Yorkshire

7:46pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Northamptonshire showed some overdue resistance but late wickets for Jack Brooks and Ryan Sidebottom kept Yorkshire on course for victory in their LV= County Championship clash.

Rusedski to coach Edmund

Romsey Advertiser: Former US Open finalist Greg Rusedski is to coach Kyle Edmund, pictured

5:37pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Greg Rusedski is to coach Britain's brightest young tennis prospect, Kyle Edmund.

Mirallas' season ended by injury

Romsey Advertiser: Kevin Mirallas' season is over

4:17pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Everton's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League have been dealt a blow with the news Kevin Mirallas will miss the rest of the season.

Ryder 'thrilled' with Essex move

Romsey Advertiser: Jesse Ryder is relishing the chance to play for Essex

1:09pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder has signed for Essex until the end of the season.

Giggs in interim charge at United

Romsey Advertiser: Manchester United's Ryan Giggs arrives at the clubs' AON Training Complex, Carrington.

12:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Ryan Giggs has been named as Manchester United's caretaker manager following David Moyes' sacking.

United sack Moyes

Romsey Advertiser: Manchester United have announced David Moyes has left the club.

8:45am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

David Moyes' short-lived reign at Manchester United is over.

United shares rise after Moyes exit

Romsey Advertiser: Manchester United's share price has risen following the dismissal of manager David Moyes

3:26pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

David Moyes' sacking by Manchester United inspired the club's share price on the New York Stock Exchange to climb sharply to its highest point since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement last May.

Moyes looks set for United exit

Romsey Advertiser: Manchester United are expected to sack David Moyes

7:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

David Moyes' days as Manchester United manager appear to be numbered.

Farbrace quits Sri Lanka job

Romsey Advertiser: Paul Farbrace has quit as coach of Sri Lanka

11:34am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Paul Farbrace has resigned from his post as Sri Lanka coach, paving the way for his appointment as Peter Moores' assistant with England.

Van Gaal favourite to replace Moyes

Romsey Advertiser: Louis van Gaal is the early favourite to be new Manchester United boss

6:29pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Louis van Gaal has emerged as the front runner to replace David Moyes after he was axed by Manchester United just 10 months into his six-year contract.

Sagbo fined over Anelka support

Romsey Advertiser: Yannick Sagbo, Hull City's striker, has been fined £15,000 by the FA after showing support for Nicolas Anelka's controversial quenelle goal celebration.

3:41pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Hull striker Yannick Sagbo has been fined £15,000 and ordered to complete an education course after showing support for Nicolas Anelka's controversial quenelle goal celebration on social media.

Stubborn Chelsea secure stalemate

Romsey Advertiser: Neither side could create many clear-cut chances in the Spanish capital

10:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Jose Mourinho was unapologetically grumpy on the eve of the Champions League semi-final first leg at Atletico Madrid and his team were unwaveringly stubborn in a goalless draw at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.

Silva injury mars City win

Romsey Advertiser: David Silva's injury took the gloss off Manchester City's victory

10:13pm Monday 21st April 2014

David Silva was stretchered off as Manchester City's 3-1 crucial Barclays Premier League win over struggling West Brom threatened to come at a price.

Wasley claims shock Ding defeat

Romsey Advertiser: Michael Wasley, pictured, defeated Ding Junhui at the Crucible on Monday night

11:56pm Monday 21st April 2014

Michael Wasley sprang one of the Crucible's great upsets as he beat world number two Ding Junhui in the first round of the Dafabet World Championship.

Perry sets up O'Sullivan showdown

Romsey Advertiser: Joe Perry, pictured, will face Ronnie O'Sullivan in the second round

3:10pm Monday 21st April 2014

World number 15 Joe Perry overcame Jamie Burnett 10-7 to set up a clash with Ronnie O'Sullivan in the second round of the Dafabet World Championship in Sheffield.

Modest Sterling staying grounded

Romsey Advertiser: Raheem Sterling says it is important for Liverpool's players to stay modest

1:30pm Monday 21st April 2014

Raheem Sterling says the Liverpool squad will all stay "modest" as they look to complete the club's dream of winning a first Barclays Premier League crown.

Pellegrini in optimistic mood

Romsey Advertiser: Manuel Pellegrini's side are currently third in the table

8:55am Monday 21st April 2014

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini feels confident his players will not suffer a hangover from their last result when they host West Brom this evening.

Boullier to McLaren: 'Don't panic'

Romsey Advertiser: There is no need for McLaren to panic according to racing director Eric Boullier

1:15pm Monday 21st April 2014

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has urged all within the team not to panic in light of their poor start to the current Formula One season.






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