Cardiff City appoint Mick McCarthy as manager

Mick McCarthy has been appointed as the new manager of Championship side Cardiff City following the sack of Neil Harris midweek. McCarthy left APOEL Nicosia earlier this month and brings assistant Terry Connor with him to Wales.

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Jenson Button joins Williams as senior advisor

Jenson Button is reuniting with Williams as senior advisor, 21 years after he made his F1 debut with the team. The 2009 world champion has signed a multi-year agreement with the team he enjoyed a starring rookie season with as a 20-year-old in 2000.

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Barnes and Burnley break Liverpool’s Anfield streak

Liverpool lost at home for the first time since April 2017 as Ashley Barnes’ late penalty earned Burnley a 1-0 win, bringing the champions’ 68-game unbeaten Premier League run at Anfield to an end. Liverpool’s alarming recent form continued as they failed to score and win for the fourth successive league game.

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Silva and Gundogan send City past Aston Villa

Bernardo Silva and Iklay Gundogan’s late goals broke Aston Villa’s stubborn defence late on to send Man City top of the Premier League with a 2-0 win at the Etihad. Silva opened the scoring after 80 minutes with Gundogan adding in the 90th minute.

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Leicester outfox Chelsea to go top

Leicester City moved to the top of the Premier League after sweeping aside Chelsea with a comfortable 2-0 victory at the King Power Stadium. Goals from Wilfried Ndidi and James Maddison gave the Foxes victory as pressure mounts on Frank Lampard.

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