What is Independence Day and why do Americans celebrate it today?

THE Fourth of July – also known as Independence Day – is America’s biggest national holiday and a time for celebration. Here is the history behind the most patriotic day in US calendar. What is Independence Day? Independence Day celebrates America’s independence from the British Empire. It is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration […]

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Manchester United fans offered free entry to Blackpool’s Tower Dungeon in sympathy for their season of torture – The Sun

MAN United fans are being offered free entry to Blackpool’s Tower Dungeon — in sympathy at their season of torture. Tourists wearing Red Devils shirts will  be excused the £16.50. Boss Kenny Mew took pity on fans  after a miserable campaign that saw Jose Mourinho fired and the team finish sixth in the Premier League.  He also warned Man City […]

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Manchester United thrash Bayern Munich 5-0 in 1999 Treble reunion

Sir Alex Ferguson returned to the dugout and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was back on the scoresheet as Manchester United beat Bayern Munich 5-0 in their 1999 Treble reunion game at Old Trafford. It was the first time Ferguson, 77, had managed a United team since his retirement in 2013. He sat with ex-England boss Steve McClaren, his assistant 20 years […]

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Birmingham vs Sheffield United: TV channel, live stream, kick off time and team news for Championship clash

SHEFFIELD UNITED continue their automatic promotion push with a trip to face Birmingham. After the home side did the Blades a favour at the weekend by beating top-two chasing Leeds, the visitors will want another three points to take advantage. What time is kick-off? THIS huge Championship clash will be held on Wednesday, April 10. Kick-off is at 7.45pm. When […]

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Manchester United face £100m transfer tug-of-war for Jadon Sancho with French big-spenders PSG

The Daily Telegraph claim United’s summer transfer scrap with the moneybags French champions will see the Borussia Dortmund attacker become the first £100million English player. Sancho’s potential switch will eclipse the current record held by Kyle Walker who moved to Manchester City from Tottenham for £56m in 2017. It would also make him the fourth most expensive player in history, […]

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UN chief calls for an end to the Syrian people's 'suffering'

Ambassador Haley tells UN Security Council US ‘remains prepared to act if we must’ amid ongoing Eastern Ghouta carnage. The UN secretary-general urged Security Council members to “end the suffering” of residents in besieged Eastern Ghouta, as the US threatened to “act if we must” as a ceasefire continues to be ignored by Syrian and Russian forces.  Antonio Guterres’ remarks on Monday came as […]

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United Methodist delegates reject recognizing gay marriage

Ed Rowe, left, Rebecca Wilson, Robin Hager and Jill Zundel, react to the defeat of a proposal that would allow LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage within the United Methodist Church at the denomination’s 2019 Special Session of the General Conference in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sid Hastings) The second-largest Protestant denomination in the country is facing the prospect of mass defections […]

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Canberra United resurrects international carer of Rhoda Mulaudzi

Rhoda Mulaudzi's journey to Canberra United started with a YouTube video and has finished with a recall to the international arena. Mulaudzi has proved a revelation in lime green this summer after Canberra coach Heather Garriock took a punt on the South African pocket rocket. South African players Rhoda Mulaudzi and Refiloe Jane were discovered on YoutTube. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong The […]

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