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Women’s Euro 2017: Carly Telford hopes footballers and cricketers can inspire next generation

Carly Telford is hoping that England’s women footballers and cricketers can inspire the next generation with their performances this summer. Telford is currently with the Euro 2017 squad in the Netherlands, while her girlfriend Georgia Elwiss is part of the England squad preparing to take on India at Lord’s in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final. READ MORE: England want ‘perfect game’ against India Source link

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Women’s Euro 2017: Holders German beat Italy as Sweden overcome Russia

Germany Women are six-time champions of Europe Defending champions Germany secured a 2-1 victory to eliminate Italy in the group stage at the Women’s Euro 2017. Italy came from behind when striker Ilaria Mauro cancelled out Josephine Henning’s first-half opener. Babett Peter scored the winner from the penalty spot, after keeper Laura Giuliani brought down Anja Mittag, and a minute later Italy saw Elisa Bartoli sent off for a second yellow card. Meanwhile, Sweden beat Russia 2-0 to move top of Group B. Russia could have secured a quarter-final berth…

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Europa League qualifying: Serbian player ‘attacked by own supporters’ in Slovakia

Nikola Trujic has been at Vojvodina for over a year, moving from Partizan Belgrade in February 2016 A player from Serbian club FK Vojvodina has alleged he was attacked in the changing room by his own fans following a Europa League tie in Slovakia. Midfielder Nikola Trujic, 25, said the assault happened after his side were eliminated in qualifying on 6 July. The world players’ union Fifpro has asked Uefa to open disciplinary proceedings against Vojvodina and their opponents Ruzomberok of Slovakia. Vojvodina lost the second leg of the tie…

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Football transfer gossip: Danilo, Mendy, Coutinho, Ozil, Mahrez, Aurier

For completed deals, check our transfers page. Last updated 11:00 BST RB Leipzig will find it hard to resist a third and final offer of £80m from Liverpool for midfielder Naby Keita, 22, reports Guinean journalist. (Liverpool Echo) Crystal Palace have suffered a blow in their reported pursuit of Dutchman Jasper Cillessen, 28, with the goalkeeper insisting he is happy at Barcelona. (Croydon Advertiser) Arsenal will compete with Tottenham for Ross Barkley’s signature with the 23-year-old’s Everton career in doubt. (Daily Express) West Brom manager Tony Pulis has dismissed reports…

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Glenn Whelan: Aston Villa sign Stoke City midfielder on two-year contract

Glenn Whelan was a member of the Stoke City side beaten 1-0 by Manchester City in the 2011 FA Cup final Aston Villa have signed midfielder Glenn Whelan from Stoke City for £1m on a two-year contract. The 33-year-old, capped 81 times by the Republic of Ireland, is Villa’s fourth arrival of the summer. They have also signed Chelsea centre-back John Terry, Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone and Hull City full-back Ahmed Elmohamady. Whelan made 336 appearances for Stoke after arriving from Sheffield Wednesday for £500,000 in January 2008. He…

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Tottenham in the transfer market: When will Spurs make their move?

Erik Lamela, Hugo Lloris and Moussa Sissoko were bought in the final days of previous transfer windows Premier League clubs are spending freely this summer in a bid to muscle in on the top four next season. Manchester United have paid an initial £75m for striker Romelu Lukaku,Arsenal have broken their transfer record to sign France forward Alexandre Lacazette, and Everton have invested £90m. And that’s before we even look at last season’s top four. Champions Chelsea have already spent nearly £70m on two signings and are set to almost…

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Austria Women 1-0 Switzerland Women

Austria’s Nina Burger slotted in from close range to complete a neat team move Switzerland’s Rahel Kiwic was shown the first red card at a Women’s Euros since 2009 as Austria took advantage to win their Group C opener in Deventer. The Swiss were already trailing to Nina Burger’s first-time near-post finish for Austria before half-time. Kiwic then denied Burger a clear attempt on goal, bringing her down just outside the area on the hour mark. Austria Women, playing in their first ever match at a major tournament, held onto…

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Ivan Perisic: Inter expect Man Utd target to join tour

Ivan Perisic has played 70 times for Inter since joining in 2015 Inter Milan expect to have Manchester United target Ivan Perisic in their squad when they leave for their Far East tour on Tuesday. Croatia winger Perisic has been heavily linked with a summer move to United. Representatives of the Old Trafford club have visited Milan in an effort to negotiate a deal for the 28-year-old. There has been no agreement yet, with suggestions Inter wanted to include 21-year-old France forward Anthony Martial as part of the deal. Unless…

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Joe Hart: Man City keeper passes West Ham medical before loan move

Goalkeeper Joe Hart spent last season on loan at Torino, making 36 appearances for the Italian club. Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart has passed his medical at West Ham and is set to complete a season-long loan deal. Hart has been told he can find another club by City boss Pep Guardiola after spending last season at Torino. The 30-year-old’s City contract is not due to expire until 2019 and the agreement with the Hammers includes an option to make the move permanent. He is expected to join…

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