Premier League clubs smash own transfer spending record

(Reuters) – Premier League clubs have broken their own spending record for the transfer window, a sports analyst group said on Wednesday, with more deals expected before business closes next Thursday. Southampton’s 15 million pound purchase of Lazio centre back Wesley Hoedt brought the overall spend by England’s 20 elite clubs to 1.184.9 billion pounds,…

Wayne Rooney retires from international football

England’s all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney has retired from international football after turning down the chance to be part of the squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers. Rooney’s statement in full It was great Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he wanted me back in the England squad for the upcoming…

Clinical Amazon Warriors upstage Stars

In a low-scoring encounter, Sohail Tanvir (38) and Jason Mohammed’s (42 not out) calm hands paved the way for Guyana Amazon Warriors’ crucial seven-wicket win over St. Lucia Stars in a Caribbean Premier League game played on Wednesday (August 23). Rashid Khan and Rayad Emrit also played key roles by taking two scalps each. While chasing down a paltry target of…