Ben Broadbent, deputy governor of the central bank, said the economy’s growth over the last year suggested it would remain strong whatever the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. His remarks follow a series of Daily Express telephone surveys recording overwhelming support for the Government walking away from the Brexit negotiations without a deal. Mr Broadbent
It has become, not through design, one of the images of the season. The whistle blown to start a night game at St James’ Park, followed by Jonjo Shelvey belting the ball as hard as he could at the Manchester City goalkeeper, Ederson. And then the retreat: with every player in black and white dropping
The names Barcelona and Juventus are enough to strike fear into any team, and a look at their formidable home records suggests that caution is not unfounded. Neither club have lost on their own turf in the UEFA Champions League since spring 2013, unbeaten runs that now stand at 24 matches in Barcelona’s case and
Antonio Conte has suggested history is being repeated at Chelsea. There have been regular reports of friction between head coach Conte and the Chelsea hierarchy, mostly over transfers. And the Italian, speaking ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup fourth-round tie with one-time Chelsea interim boss Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle, did little to diffuse the situation when given
It has been revealed Kevin De Bruyne, the Manchester City superstar, supported a different Premier League club when he was a child. A video of De Bruyne as an 11-year-old has emerged where the Belgium superstar admits he wants to play for Liverpool, his favourite club, and his favourite player is Michael Owen. De Bruyne will
Last month Eden’s father, Thierry Hazard, revealed the winger had rejected Chelsea’s offer and hinted he was holding out for an approach from the European champions. “What I can reveal about Eden is that he refused a contract extension,” he said. “This was so that, if necessary, he could follow the interest of Real, whom
Usain Bolt is to have a trial with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in a bid to fulfil his dream of playing for Manchester United. Bolt retired in August at the Athletics World Championships in London – finishing with a bronze medal in the men’s 100m. However, he looks set for a sensational career switch after
Stags goalkeeper Conrad Logan kept the scores level at half-time before a host of second-half chances went begging for both sides.
Alex MacDonald and Paul Anderson had chances to seal a famous victory at a near-empty Cardiff City Stadium, but Steve Evans’ side will at least be in the hat for the fourth-round draw.
The Manchester United boss yesterday defended his more measured persona on the touchline, insisting he is no less passionate now. Outlining he does not act like a clown, that was taken as a jibe at rival Conte, who is renowned for his reactions during matches. Mourinho accused the Chelsea boss of disrespecting him on his