Oxford skipper John Mousinho backs furlough for lower league clubs

Oxford United captain John Mousinho admitted it was 'inevitable' that lower league clubs will furlough players and staff amid the coronavirus crisis and believes the solution to wage cuts lies in the PFA negotiating club-by-club agreements. The PFA have been in extensive negotiations with clubs over how best to mitigate the financial impact of the current shutdown, with the latest development seeing Premier League stars launch the #PlayersTogether campaign to raise funds for the NHS.

Could David Moyes help Alexis Sanchez salvage his career at West Ham?

In January, Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made a wildly optimistic prediction on the future of outcast Alexis Sanchez that many considered bold - even by his endlessly positive standards. 'Alexis will come back in the summer and prove you all wrong,' said Solskjaer, to widespread scepticism. While the chances of the Chilean staging a revival at Old Trafford still seem slim, Solskjaer might have been right that we haven't seen the last of Alexis Sanchez in the Premier League.

When Buster Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson in boxing's greatest shock

To this day, James 'Buster' Douglas retains a place in folklore for his stunning heavyweight title defeat of Mike Tyson in the Tokyo Dome, Japan, on February 11 1990, now a full 30 years ago. A rank 42-1 outsider with an undistinguished professional record, Douglas was meant to be an easy scalp for 37-fight unbeaten, 10-time heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on his unstoppable march towards a showdown with Evander Holyfield.

Bellator Europe Chief David Green Targets Continued Progress After Encouraging Growth In 2019

Bellator are hopeful of continued growth in European markets after enjoying a successful 2019 on multiple fronts. The launch of the successful European Super Series, with six events held under the banner so far, and a TV deal with Sky Sports ensured that 2019 would be a year of significant progress for the promoter. Bellator Europe chief David Green is also confident that there is more to come in 2020-particularly a debut for retired rugby player James Haskell who signed with Bellator in November.

Ascot Marries Tradition With Innovation As Famous Racecourse Rolls Out Ambitious Upgrades

There are few more historic sports venues in the world than Ascot racecourse. Since opening in 1711, the racecourse has been the natural home of elite racing in the U.K, with Royal Ascot every June the pinnacle of the sport for many. Yet even the famous old venue must move with the times. Woven throughout the austere venue is increasingly advanced technology as part of sweeping upgrades throughout the grounds.

LIVE RUNNER: Liverpool vs Flamengo - Club World Cup Final: Live score and updates

Liverpool beat Flamengo with an extra-time goal to win the Club World Cup for the first time in their history. Roberto Firmino provided the breakthrough on 98 minutes, with the Reds seeing a penalty award overturned by VAR during injury-time. This is their first success having contested four finals across their history. Sportsmail's James Ayles will provide live coverage of Liverpool vs Flamengo including score, lineups and build-up.

MATCH REPORT: Fulham 1-2 Bristol City

Bristol City ended Fulham’s four-game winning run to move up to fourth in the Championship title race after surviving a late fightback at Craven Cottage. Josh Brownhill’s first-half header and a second-half tap-in for Famara Diedhiou secured a first win against any of the top six for Lee Johnson’s side this season. The Robins survived a chaotic finish when Aboubakar Kamara scored, Neeskens Kebano was controversially denied a penalty and Aleksandar Mitrovic hit the bar, but are now behind Fulham only on goal difference.

MATCH REPORT: Reading 0-1 Leeds: Harrison finishes off incisive counter to seal win

Jack Harrison’s late header sent Leeds to the top of the Championship with a barely-deserved victory at Reading. The visitors appeared set to share the points after an insipid attacking display, but instead they move one point clear of West Brom, who host Bristol City on Wednesday. For the second game running, the visitors conjured late drama to keep their promotion bid firmly on track. Marcelo Bielsa, though, remained cautious: ‘Of course, being top of the league is better than other positio

EXCLUSIVE: European Tour Caddies Reach Landmark Sponsorship Agreement

The European Tour and European Tour Caddies Association (ETCA) have agreed a ground-breaking deal to allow caddies to benefit from sponsorship for the first time from the 2020 season. The arrangement was hailed by leading caddies on the tour as a huge step forward to helping secure their financial well-being in what can be a highly unstable and insecure industry, While this does agreement does not provide for individual sponsorship deals, caddies who are members of the ETCA can now be utilized.

Formula E Ready To Write The Next Chapter As Teams Begin Preparations For Season Six

On Friday, Formula E will return once more for a sixth season many didn't think it would ever reach. Met with great skepticism across the wider motoring world when it was launched in 2013, the series has grown at a remarkable rate over the past half-a-dozen years. Now, with the championship set to begin again in Saudi Arabia on November 22, Formula E can genuinely be regarded in the same breath as other world-leading motorsports events.

James Calado prepares to begin debut season for Jaguar

Formula E newcomer James Calado has admitted he was initially sceptical at the viability of the motor racing series – but is now aiming for the title. The Briton will drive alongside Mitch Evans for Jaguar in the fifth season of the championship having missed out on a seat in the inaugural 2013 series and revealed that, at the time, he thought the event may struggle. However, Calado has been impressed with the rapid growth of the sport, which will begin its next series in Saudi Arabia on November 22 and 23.

Sportsmail goes behind the scenes as madcap former Billericay owner Glenn Tamplin begins life at Romford

As Glenn Tamplin strode into the dugout for the first time as Romford boss, waiting for him in the opposition technical area was another Essex celebrity with grand ambitions for his football club. Pop star and presenter Olly Murs has been involved as a director at Coggeshall for more than a year, seeing his side flying high in the Isthmian League North Division. While Murs is low-key in his approach, Tamplin has made plenty of noise on his return to the game after leaving Billericay in September.

Album Review: Leif Vollebekk - New Ways | Gigwise

'An album that rewards long-time listeners but is equally comfortable at sharing its heartbreak to newcomers' An album that rewards long-time listeners but is equally comfortable at sharing its heartbreak to newcomers, Leif Vollebekk’s New Ways is a startling, intimate record that delves deep into the musician’s world. Starting with the slow-burning ‘The Way That You Feel’, there’s never a rush as Vollebekk pushes gently through this painstakingly collated selection of stories from his life.

LIVE RUNNER: Luxembourg vs Portugal, RESULT: visitors look to seal Euro 2020 place

Portugal booked their place at Euro 2020 with a hard-fought 2-0 victory at Luxembourg. The reigning European champions went ahead through Bruno Fernandes in the first half, before Cristiano Ronaldo sealed the win with his 99th international goal. Ronaldo is now just one goal away from becoming the second player in history to reach a century of goals for his country. Follow JAMES AYLES for all the live action with kick-off at 14.00 GMT.

LIVE RUNNER: Kosovo vs England - Euro 2020 qualifiers: Live score and updates

England ended their Euro 2020 qualification campaign on a winning note on Sunday against Kosovo. Harry Winks opened the scoring with his first senior international goal, but late strikes from Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Mason Mount ensured the scoreline was flattering on the visitors. Gareth Southgate's side had already sealed their spot in next summer's tournament with a thumping seven-goal victory over Montenegro at Wembley in midweek. Sportsmail's JAMES AYLES will provide live coverage.

LIVE RUNNER: England vs Montenegro - Euro 2020 qualfiers: Live score and updates

England host Montenegro at Wembley tonight in their penultimate Euro 2020 qualifier, needing just one point to confirm their place next summer’s championships. The game also marks England’s 1,000th international match, the first coming against Scotland in 1872. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's first England goal since June 2017 and a clincal first-half hat-trick from Harry Kane - in between Marcus Rashford's strike - put the hosts in charge at the break.
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