Mayday for Ireland as England wins with stifling defense

Rugby Nov 22, 2020

Mayday for Ireland as England wins with stifling defense

England gave Ireland another comprehensive hiding to the tune of 18-7 at Twickenham on Saturday and took charge of their group in the Autumn Nations Cup. Winger Jonny May scored two first-half tries and Owen Farrell slotted three of four goalkicks as England deservedly led ...

Liverpool and England great Ray Clemence dies at 72

Soccer Nov 16, 2020

Liverpool and England great Ray Clemence dies at 72

Ray Clemence, the England goalkeeper who won every major European and English title with Liverpool and Tottenham, has died. He was 72. The Football Association confirmed the news Sunday. Clemence had been living with advanced prostate cancer since 2005. Clemence, one of the greatest English goalkeepers ...

Eddie Jones hopes Jacob Umaga serves up a treat for England

Rugby Oct 27, 2020

Eddie Jones hopes Jacob Umaga serves up a treat for England

In a breakthrough season in top-tier rugby, Jacob Umaga has been putting tries on a plate for his teammates at English club Wasps. Now, England coach Eddie Jones is hoping the 22-year-old flyhalf from a star-studded rugby family can serve up a treat at international ...

England coach Eddie Jones apologizes for 'half-Asian' joke

Rugby Feb 21, 2020

England coach Eddie Jones apologizes for 'half-Asian' joke

England coach Eddie Jones apologized to a reporter who he suggested could not tell half-Asians apart in a barbed answer to a question on Thursday. Jones, the son of a Japanese-American mother and an Australian father, was speaking during a news conference at England's training ...

England boss Eddie Jones says abuse from fans comes with job

Rugby Feb 7, 2020

England boss Eddie Jones says abuse from fans comes with job

England coach Eddie Jones has insisted being taunted by supporters comes with the territory as he prepared his side for another Calcutta Cup clash away to Scotland on Saturday. The Australian found himself on the receiving end of verbal and physical abuse from a few ...

Tottenham's Hary Kane out until April with hamstring injury

Soccer Jan 10, 2020

Tottenham's Hary Kane out until April with hamstring injury

Harry Kane will be sidelined until April after Tottenham revealed the England captain needs surgery to repair a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring. Kane suffered the injury while taking a shot during Tottenham's Premier League defeat at Southampton on New Year's Day. "Following ongoing assessment ...