Coyle gives backing to Robbie KeaneFormer Republic of Ireland striker Owen Coyle believes Robbie Keane still has plenty to offer despite his latest less than convincing display in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Poland at the Aviva Stadium.Ireland legend Johnny Giles was among those who called for Keane to be replaced by Shane Long for Ireland’s next qualifier, after he saw the
New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, recounting a conversation that he had with the former star tight end following the death of Odin Lloyd.
Bale turns his hand to basketballReal Madrid superstar Gareth Bale proved he was a free-kick master for Wales in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday - and now it seems he has mastered the art of basketball.Bale scored twice as Wales edged closer to the Euro 2014 finals with a 3-0 win in Israel and even though he has not
Birmingham Bears, the T20 Blast champions, sign New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum for this summer's tournament.
ESPN FC's Ross Dyer says John Terry re-upping for one more year is crucial pillar for Jose Mourinho to continue his pursuit of the Champions League crown. Last week's announcement that John Terry had signed a new one-year contract was welcomed by Chelsea supporters. Despite being 34 and at the veteran stage of his career, the man they refer to
Strange as it may seem, we here at Toe Poke aren't constantly badgered by hordes of reporters camped out on our doorstep day and night desperate for quotes and photos but we can image that kind of thing gets very old, very quickly. Dani Alves, in his infinite wisdom, seems to have devised a foolproof method of dealing with such
Arsenal and Juventus have both made offers for Paulo Dybala, according to Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini. Interest in Argentine striker Dybala is
The ESPN FC crew break down Manchester United's chances of finishing in a top-four spot in the Premier League. You would have been hard pressed to find many people defending Chris Smalling after his sending off in Manchester United's 1-0 defeat to Manchester City in November. The centre-back had received the second of two inexplicably careless yellow cards and at
George North will see a consultant neurosurgeon to help Northampton Saints assess when the Wales wing can return.
Ashley Giles says Lancashire will look for a replacement for Peter Siddle after he was called into Australia's Ashes squad.