A macaw stopped play at a training match for Brazil's women's football team after it landed on a player. The team were in the middle of play in Teresopolis in Rio de Janeiro state when the bird suddenly landed on Bruna Benites'
Liverpool's 30-year wait for a league title is over after they were confirmed as Premier League champions. Second-placed Manchester City had to win at Chelsea to prolong the Reds' wait for at least another week but fell to a 2-1
Tottenham striker Harry Kane said he feels close to peak fitness after marking his 200th Premier League appearance with a goal in the 2-0 win over West Ham. The England skipper scored for the first time since his long injury lay-off, taking on a
England midfielder Jill Scott thinks so, and has been getting kids to try football tricks to keep them occupied while they’re at home.
Story and video from SWNS A football-loving supergran has become an internet sensation after videos of her performing jaw-dropping football trick shots from her wheelchair went viral. Violet Slater, 85, from Telford in Shropshire, has been
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has become the first Premier League boss to take a voluntary pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic. With football suspended since mid-March – and showing few signs of an immediate return – the
Arsenal have announced their head coach Mikel Arteta has contracted the coronavirus. The whole first-team squad will now be placed in self-isolation. A club statement read: "Our London Colney training centre has been closed after head coach
Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay secured Manchester United a stunning third derby victory of the season as Ederson endured a dismal afternoon in the Manchester City goal. There was skill, tension and no little controversy as these bitter rivals
A sheep brought joy to a family in drought-stricken Tamworth, Australia, by showing off his football skills. The sheep, aptly named Sunny because he looked like he wore sunglass as a lamb, was adopted by Alicia Bonomo and her two daughters after
A very persistent dog seemed determined to take part in a football match in Istanbul. Footage of the clash between Fatih Karagumruk and visitors Giresunspor shows a couple of the home team players sizing up a free kick outside their
Britain's oldest football-mad couple still follow their beloved team and jot down every result - after 90 years. Jack Huskisson, 95, went to his first Walsall FC match in 1932 when he was just seven years old. Since then he has rarely
Norwich City players raised a glass in memory of a lifelong fan who left them £100 in his will for a round of drinks. Barrie Greaves died in December at the age of 83, and decided to leave his heroes a little something to say thank you. And while
Both Harry and Prince William are doing their bit to help those struggling with mental health conditions, with William continuing his efforts with a joint campaign between the Football Association and his charity Heads Together.
"It's called juggling the needs of everyone and it's what you get in a busy family."
The campaign 'On the Ball' was set up by three female football fans to fight period poverty
A Russian social media campaign sparked uproar after offering women a lifetime supply of Whoppers if they fall pregnant by World Cup footballers.
In the summer of 2006, Victoria Beckham led her WAG squad through the streets of Baden-Baden to watch their other-halves play Portugal in the World Cup quarter finals.But within minutes of the game, the nation’s focus took a double-take from the pitch and gravitated towards the unmistakable Essex-style tans, poker-straight extensions and supersized sunnies.Little did they know, the girl’s trip would become a cultural marker in the sartorial history books with the acronym ‘WAG‘ officially given the English Dictionary stamp of approval.Teetering upon red-soled Louboutins with Birkin bags swinging from the crook of their arms, there wasn’t a shopping trip or drunken taxi-exit gone undocumented by the newspapers. Fast-forward 12 years and we’re still obsessing over the footballer’s wives phenomenon.From Victoria Beckham’s hot pant phase to the then-Cheryl Tweedy (she married Ashley a month later in July 2006) beehive blow dry, these are the most unforgettable WAG fashion moments of the 2006 World Cup.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: What happened to the WAG? The women of the 2006 World Cup and how this year will differFYI, the summer sales have started and these are the must-have items on our wish listBest dressed celebrities: June’s top fashion moments so far
The “Window on the West” created three centuries ago by Peter the Great is simply the most beautiful city in Russia. Russia’s former capital has a living work of art in the shape of the Metro: St Petersburg’s underground railway is second only to Moscow’s in its scale and grandeur. St Petersburg is also home to the northernmost stadium in the World Cup, and the most spectacular.
The 21st World Cup takes place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. The Luzhniki Stadium in south-west Moscow, 1,550 miles from Wembley, will host the opening match, Russia v Saudi Arabia, and the final. Of the other host cities, only Yekaterinburg (2,430 miles from Wembley) is on the eastern side of the Urals, and therefore technically in Siberia.
It’s like drinking vintage champagne out of a mug, or wearing diamonds to a dive bar – there’s just something about the high/low frisson that makes the idea of a football opera irresistible to composers. Just ask Mark-Anthony Turnage, Jocelyn Pook or Benedict Mason, just some of the big names who have already tried it. With Highbury Opera’s Theatre’s latest community project Fever Pitch: The Opera you can add one more to the list.