All posts tagged "Most Viewed"

  • England Football News
    Premier League 2018-19 preview No 3: Brighton & Hove Albion

    Premier League 2018-19 preview No 3: Brighton & Hove Albion Guardian writers’ predicted position: 14th Last season’s position: 15th Odds to win the league (via Oddschecker): 1,000-1 Now that the novelty factor has worn off for Brighton & Hove Albion, one of their key challenges will be staying true to their values...

  • England Football News
    Premier League kit parade: All 20 home shirts rated

    Premier League kit parade: All 20 home shirts rated Naby Keita sporting Liverpool’s latest look (Mike Egerton/PA)...

  • World Cup 2018
    Qatar 2022 bid team 'sabotaged World Cup rivals'

    Qatar 2022 bid team 'sabotaged World Cup rivals' The Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team broke Fifa rules by running a secret campaign to sabotage their rivals for the tournament, it has been claimed. The allegations are said to be based on documents from a whistleblower who worked on the Qatar bid....

  • World Cup 2018
    World Cup 2018: 'covering the action provided drama every day'

    World Cup 2018: 'covering the action provided drama every day' As Eric Dier slotted home his penalty against Colombia, there was a brief roar across the Guardian sports desk. It wasn’t the full explosion of cathartic jubilation in Moscow as England players and fans celebrated a first World Cup shootout win. It...

  • World Cup 2018
    Love Island and World Cup drive ITV advertising revenues

    Love Island and World Cup drive ITV advertising revenues The huge popularity of Love Island and England’s World Cup campaign drove a 22% surge in ITV’s advertising revenues in June and a further 9% rise in July. Carolyn McCall, ITV’s chief executive, lauded the “fantastic” viewing figures for the tournament and reality...

  • World Cup 2018
    Gareth Southgate was right not to take me to World Cup, admits Adam Lallana

    Gareth Southgate was right not to take me to World Cup, admits Adam Lallana Adam Lallana has spoken of his frustration at missing the World Cup but accepts Gareth Southgate made “probably the right call” when omitting him from the England squad. The 30-year-old Liverpool midfielder made the standby list for Russia...

  • England Football News
    Summer transfer window: club-by-club guide for the Premier League

    Summer transfer window: club-by-club guide for the Premier League Arsenal A new manager has arrived and five players have joined, with key signings in goal, defence and, not before time, defensive midfield. Unai Emery has since declared his squad “complete”, with further arrivals unlikely unless “a big opportunity” presents itself. Simon Burnton...

  • World Cup 2018
    USA men and women knocked out of Rugby World Cup Sevens

    USA men and women knocked out of Rugby World Cup Sevens America’s women fell in the semifinals of their own Rugby World Cup Sevens, losing an entertaining game to New Zealand at AT&T Park in San Francisco, 26-21, after leading 14-12 at halftime. The men followed them out of the competition, losing...

  • World Cup 2018
    Standing with Trevor Noah: a World Cup for France is a win for Africa too

    Standing with Trevor Noah: a World Cup for France is a win for Africa too Last Sunday, France – and all its domestic racial and religious politics – was placed fully on display. Les Bleus had just claimed their second World Cup, besting a gritty Croatia 4-2. They hoisted the trophy for...

  • World Cup 2018
    Premier League teams face World Cup hangover after abridged pre-season

    Premier League teams face World Cup hangover after abridged pre-season Whether it is possible to have too much football is a question frequently asked during World Cup summers, and one which seems likely to raise its head again when the domestic league programme resumes next month. Conventional barroom wisdom has it that...