Ben Te’o to start for England in Six Nations clash with Italy as Owen Farrell earns 50th cap

Ben Te’o will start a Test for the first time after being named at outside centre for England’s RBS Six Nations clash with Italy at Twickenham on Sunday. Te’o replaces Jonathan Joseph, who has been omitted from the matchday 23, to form a new-look centre partnership with Owen Farrell after winning all five of his ...

‘If true, that’s DISGUSTING!’ – Matt le Tisser on claims Leicester players forced out Claudio Ranieri

Matt le Tisser has told talkSPORT it’s ‘disgusting’ if claims that a player revolt against Claudio Ranieri’s leadership led to his sacking as Leicester manager are true. Ranieri was given the boot as Foxes boss on Thursday, just nine months after leading to the club to a stunning Premier League title win and six weeks ...

The 11 most cringeworthy football moments, including Gerrard’s speech and John Terry in full kit

Remember David Guetta at Euro 2016? What an absolute shower that was. But that’s not the only thing that left many fans cringing and here, talkSPORT looks at other moments like it. Yes, John Terry and Steven Gerrard may feature. What moments in football left you slightly unsettled? Let people know below. This feature first appeared ...

Neil Warnock signs new one-year contract extension at Cardiff City

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock will agree to a one-year contract extension to stay in the Welsh capital. Warnock, 68, whose deal at the Cardiff City stadium was set to expire in the summer, has now decided to stay throughout the 2017/8 season and is expected to sign in the next 24 hours. Coaching staff ...

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish confident team can escape relegation trouble under Sam Allardyce

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish is still confident Sam Allardyce can lead the team to Premier League safety. The Eagles are on a dismal run of form, finding themselves in 19th place in the Premier League table and two points from safety. Allardyce succeeded Alan Pardew as Palace manager in December, following his failed England ...

Ranking every Premier League club’s back-up goalkeeper this season – from 20 to 1

No player wants to act as back-up, but every club needs options in reserve. Being a second-choice goalkeeper is perhaps the most frustrating of all, with playing time often limited to cup competitions. But their role is crucial, as every coach knows they might need to be called upon instantly. So we’ve decided to rank ...

Dele Alli ‘must learn to control aggression’ after horror red card against Gent, says former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp

Former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has warned Dele Alli he MUST learn to control his aggression after the Spurs star’s ‘horrendous tackle’ which saw him sent off in Thursday’s Europa League defeat to Gent. Spurs crashed out of Europe after another disappointing result at Wembley Stadium, as a 2-2 draw saw the Belgian side progress 3-2 ...

Coral Daily Download – Who will replace Claudio Ranieri as Leicester City boss? Latest odds HERE!

Coral’s Simon Clare joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds. That’s it, he’s gone – Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as Leicester City boss, just nine months after their stunning Premier League title victory. On Friday morning the Breakfast boys took a look at the latest odds on the contenders to replace him ...

LISTEN: Leicester City will already have next manager in place after ‘unsurprising’ Cladio Ranieri sacking, Harry Redknapp tells talkSPORT

Harry Redknapp has told talkSPORT Leicester City are likely to already have a new manager in place after the ‘unsurprising’ sacking of Cladio Ranieri. The Italian was given the boot by club chiefs on Thursday just nine months after leading the Foxes to their stunning Premier League title triumph. Many were shocked by the timing of ...

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Sportsday Podcast on talkSPORT 2: February 24, 2017

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, February 24: Hazard’s ‘secret talks’ with Real Madrid, Rooney in Everton return and who will replace Ranieri?

Here are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Eden Hazard has been engaged in MONTHS of secret talks with Real Madrid and will leave Chelsea in the summer. (The Sun) Claudio Ranieri was sacked as Leicester manager after senior players complained about the Italian to the club’s owners. (Daily Mirror) Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini ...