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Daily Archives: August 23, 2017

Mark McCall: Saracens director of rugby calls for change to salary cap

Saracens are the reigning back-to-back European champions Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall has called on Premiership Rugby to amend their salary cap to help English clubs retain their home-grown players. McCall says Sarries will find it “very difficult” to hand their England players competitive

Klopp hails his players after Champions League progress

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp paid tribute to the way his players dealt with the pressure of their crucial Champions League qualifier with German side Hoffenheim. The Reds reached the group stages of European football’s premier club competition with a 6-3 aggregate victory over Hoffenheim. Emre Can

Champions League: Six British sides await draw for group stages

Real Madrid beat Juventus in last year’s final to become the first team to retain the Champions League trophy Champions League group stages draw Date: Thursday, 24 August. Venue: Grimaldi Forum, Monaco. Time: 17:00 BST Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Six

Brady on target in Burnley win as Rice helps Hammers

Robbie Brady was on target for Burnley as the Clarets knocked Lancashire rivals Blackburn out of the Carabao Cup. The derby clash at Ewood Park was marred by fans running on to the pitch as Blackburn fans confronted Clarets players after Jack Cork headed in Brady’s cross