UK Sports Staff

FIGHTLAND

Olympic Taekwondo Champion Jade Jones Would Consider Switch To MMA

Jones, who recently won Wales’ Sports Personality Of The Year award, has been thinking about her future after Tokyo 2020, and MMA is on her radar.
UK Sports Staff
12.9.16
glorious juche football

Kim Jong-un Reportedly Wants North Korea To Produce The Next Lionel Messi

The Supreme Leader has got bored with intercontinental ballistic missiles, and is now focussing on nurturing North Korea’s answer to Lionel Messi instead.
UK Sports Staff
11.16.16
Srebrenica

Greek Football Federation Calls Srebrenica Banners Displayed By Fans “Despicable”

During Greece’s World Cup qualifying match against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday, a number of Greek fans displayed a banner that read: ‘Knife, Wire, Srebrenica’.
UK Sports Staff
11.14.16
the king does not approve

Anthony Stokes Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Elvis Presley Impersonator

The former Celtic forward, now at Blackburn Rovers, is in court on a charge of assaulting a man dressed as Elvis outside a Dublin nightclub, which is apparently a crime.
UK Sports Staff
11.11.16
fatim jawara

Goalkeeper For Gambian Women’s National Team Confirmed To Have Died During Mediterranean Crossing

Fatim Jawara, thought to have been 19 years old, is reported to have been aboard a boat that floundered during a crossing from Libya to Europe.
UK Sports Staff
11.3.16
crowd violence

Arrests Made as Crowd Violence Erupts at Another West Ham Fixture

West Ham's move to the former Olympic Stadium is under the spotlight yet again after crowd trouble marred their League Cup win over Chelsea on Wednesday night.
UK Sports Staff
10.27.16
homosexuality in football

Gay Premier League Players Would Suffer "Significant Abuse", Says FA Chairman

The chairman of the English FA says that it would be impossible for a Premier League footballer to come out because they would be subjected to "significant abuse".
UK Sports Staff
10.17.16
qatar world cup scandal

Dutch Trade Union to Sue FIFA Over Modern ‘Slavery’ in Qatar

FNV, the largest trade union in the Netherlands, has decided to take action through the Swiss courts together with a worker from Bangladesh.
UK Sports Staff
10.11.16
shit! did you see that?

Cardona, Guerrero, Wee Joe Allen: Vice Sports Goals Of The Week

Helping to get you through the unbearable monotony of the international break, here are some magnificent goooooals!
UK Sports Staff
10.7.16
footballers with fuckloads of weed

Former Bundesliga Defender Marcelo Pletsch Faces Up To 15 Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking

Marcelo Pletsch, who made almost 150 appearances for Borussia Monchengladbach in the early noughties, was arrested with 793kg of marijuana back in November 2015.
UK Sports Staff
10.5.16
FIGHTLAND

Tyson Fury "Fails Test For Cocaine," Could Lose Belts

Tyson Fury has been notified that he has failed a test for cocaine, according to a report from ESPN.
UK Sports Staff
9.30.16
allegations of corruption in football

Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink and Massimo Cellino Latest To Be Implicated In Undercover Corruption Sting

After the release of the latest undercover footage from The Telegraph, Hasselbaink and Cellino are in hot water. Both men deny wrongdoing, however.
UK Sports Staff
9.29.16
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