Euro 2024 predictions: our experts on what to expect

Phil Foden, voted best player in the Premier League this season, is expected to take his Manchester City form into the European Championship with England – Getty Images/Ryan Pierse Now that the opening match of the European Championship is just around the corner, Telegraph SportsGermany’s football reporters, who will make Germany their home for the … Read more

Why the ‘irreplaceable’ Courtney Lawes should be considered one of England’s greatest

The Premiership final will be Lawes’ last appearance for Northampton – Getty Images/David Rogers Lennie Newman has kept a copy of Courtney Lawes’ first professional contract with Northampton Saints. It was worth £8,000, plus first-team appearance fees. Lodging was included, and Lawes and other academy colleagues also received free meat through a sponsor. Whatever the … Read more

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Red Roses’ Pivotal 2024 – and How to Benefit from the ‘Lioness Effect’

England’s Red Roses have a big year ahead of them – AFP/Glyn Kirk With a home World Cup on the horizon, there is little time to waste for John Mitchell, who is expected to name his first England squad for this year’s Women’s Six Nations at the end of February. The 59-year-old, who underlined his … Read more

City lovers, Spanish kissers, failing cricketers – 10 things we learned in 2023

Manchester City achieved the holy grail of winning the Champions League in 2023, but did so against the backdrop of an unprecedented number of charges for alleged breaches of the Premier League’s financial rules. It was that kind of year in many ways. Spain made history by winning the Women’s World Cup, but was immediately … Read more

5 of the best and worst sports moments of 2023

It was another astonishing year of sporting drama, with victories for Europe’s Ryder Cup team, a near miss for the England women’s footballers and a title defense nightmare for the men’s cricketers. Here, the PA news agency looks back at five of the best and worst sporting moments of 2023. Best moments Perfection in darts … Read more