Anthony Crolla sets up potential Vasyl Lomachenko world title clash with win

Anthony Crolla moved one step closer to once again becoming a world champion after he defeated Daud Yordan by unanimous decision at the Manchester Arena. The 31 year-old New Moston fighter was forced to go the distance against the tough Indonesian. But all three judges scored the fight 116-112, with Crolla earning a comfortable points …

Former Man City captain backs Aymeric Laporte and John Stones to become

Richard Dunne believes the blossoming partnership between Aymeric Laporte and John Stones can become the best in Premier League history. The duo have established themselves as Pep Guardiola’s first-choice pairing this season, with City conceding just four goals in their opening 11 league games. Laporte has been immovable in City’s back-line, featuring in all but …

Man City's Aymeric Laporte on his blossoming partnership with John Stones

Aymeric Laporte believes his defensive partnership with John Stones is getting better every day. The duo have started City‘s last six Premier League and Champions League games, conceding just one goal in the process and that was from the penalty spot, with Danny Ings scoring in the 6-1 win over Southampton last weekend. They have …

Things to do with the kids this weekend in and around Greater Manchester

It’s the weekend and if you’re looking for something to do with the kids then it’s all beginning to get a bit festive. From the new Ice Village in Manchester city centre, to Santa’s grand arrival in Oldham and at Bents garden centre, there’s plenty to get you in the Christmas mood. But if you’re …

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly 'targeted for January move' by Serie A

AC Milan are ‘planning a January move’ for Eric Bailly, according to reports. The Manchester United defender has made just seven appearances this season and has not featured since being hauled off after 19 minutes in the Reds’ 3-2 win against Newcastle at the start of last month. Bailly, who moved to Old Trafford for …

Bournemouth vs Manchester United LIVE score and goal updates and tv channel

Lingard set to return? United could welcome back key figure Jesse Lingard for the fixture vs Bournemouth after the attacker was spotted as part of the squad which flew down to Bournemouth on Friday afternoon. Lingard returns to the fold, along with Alexis Sanchez, after playing just one minute since the club’s shock Carabao Cup …

Man City vs Fulham LIVE score and goal updates as Foden and Diaz start

Sport Manchester City face Fulham in the Carabao Cup, with the winners to face Leicester or Southampton. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to playTap to play Manchester City continue their defence of the Carabao Cup tonight as Fulham visit the Etihad. Pep Guardiola is set to make changes to the side that beat Tottenham 1-0 …

Former Manchester United strikers Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Two former Manchester United strikers have been nominated for a prestigious award after leading their new clubs to play-off finishes in the US. United’s all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney and fan favourite Zlatan Ibrahimovic have both shone stateside – and have now been nominated for the Major League Soccer (MLS) Most Valuable Player award. The …

Halloween 2018: What does it mean when you see a blue pumpkin or bucket?

After weeks of prep, Halloween has finally arrived and the streets will be filled with ghosts, witches and all other ghoulish characters. Trick or treating is a key part of the occasion every year and is enjoyed by many children across the country but before the sugar rush takes hold, there is something to look …

Massive Attack announce huge Manchester gig – how to get tickets

Legendary trip-hop trio Massive Attack will play a Manchester gig in one of just four UK tour dates. The band will play at Manchester Arena on 19 January 2018 as part of the Mezzanine XX1 Tour, which celebrated the 1998 album on its 20th anniversary. The group’s best-selling album sold nearly four million copies and …