Kubrat Pulev to donate half of his purse from Anthony Joshua fight to coronavirus medics

Kubrat Pulev said he will donate half of his purse from his world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the coronavirus. Joshua’s world title defence against Pulev, which was originally scheduled for June 20 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. A […]

Wayne Rooney says treatment of footballers during pay-cut talks is a ‘disgrace’

Wayne Rooney has criticised both the government and the Premier League for placing the nation’s top footballers in a “no-win situation” over the issue of pay cuts, branding their interventions “a disgrace”. The former England captain, now playing in the Championship with Derby, penned an impassioned column in the Sunday Times in which he claimed […]

James McClean on PPE gesture, coronavirus abuse & ‘ridiculous’ demands on players

James McClean has donated Personal Protective Equipment to frontline workers in his home city of Derry and the Stoke City winger has urged authorities to do more for those risking their lives. In a wide ranging interview with Sky Sports News, McClean has spoken about: Disagreeing with Health Secretary Matt Hancock on footballer responsibilities. What […]

Liverpool place some non-playing staff on furlough

Liverpool have announced they have placed some non-playing staff on furlough as the Premier League remains suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is understood around 200 staff, whose work has been affected by the suspension of the Premier League, have been furloughed. The announcement comes as Premier League clubs are meeting with representatives […]

Gary Neville believes footballers will contribute financially to coronavirus pandemic

Gary Neville has faith that Premier League footballers will contribute to the coronavirus pandemic with a wage deferral. It was announced on Friday that Premier League clubs will consult their players over a possible 30 per cent wage cut during the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, health secretary Matt Hancock said in the UK government’s daily […]

Premier League players set to launch coronavirus fund to help NHS

Senior players at Premier League clubs are involved in discussions to organise a coronavirus crisis fund to support the NHS. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and team-mate James Milner are heavily involved with organising the fund, which could run into millions of pounds of charitable donations. Townsend: Footballers being ‘painted as villains’ PL clubs to consult […]

League One team of the 2019/20 season so far

With WhoScored.com this season launching full statistical coverage of EFL League One and Two, player performance ratings across all of England’s top four divisions are now available. We asked their data analysts to run through their League One team of the season so far using their unique statistical ratings and the reasons behind each player’s […]