Martyn Ziegler

Martyn Ziegler


Chief sports reporter for The Times - views entirely my own, jokes probably stolen.

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Super League wobble - at least one English Big Six club considering pulling out. Story with @Lawton_Times ⁩

That No 10 meeting with Ed Woodward which Downing St says was to discuss return of fans: 1 he did not inform Premier League it was happening 2 the DCMS were unaware 3 EW has not discussed fans return even with PL... :

"We didn't know we had snakes so close to us, now we know."

Breaking: Oliver Dowden says the govt will do "whatever it takes to protect our national game" and announces formal launch of a fan-led review of football chaired by former sports minister @tracey_crouch 

The whole edifice will collapse

Exclusive: Gareth Southgate will be able to pick a 26-man England squad at Euro 2020 instead of 23 after Uefa’s national teams committee recommended the expansion

NEW: Man City set to get ticket allocation of more than 4,000 for Champions League final in Istanbul (where, btw the authorities are very confident it will go ahead with 25,000 spectators):

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Exclusive - VARs in Premier League will NOT rule on keepers’ position at penalties, that will be left to on-field officials. PL don’t want to see situation where every saved penalty is re-taken

Hearing UEFA's executive committee has just decided that if leagues do not finish then qualification for Champions League/Europa League should be on sporting merit (which sounds like points per game)

BOMBSHELL: Letter from South Africa FA to FIFA instructing $10m payment to Warner WAS addressed to Jerome Valcke

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Sepp Blatter showered with fake money after stunt comedian gets into FIFA press conference

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The Ox's pathetic performance v Liverpool + now wanting move there is exact reason why transfer window should be closed before season starts

Durham to Barnard Castle: 43minutes - each way! That's a lengthy eye test

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Updated: Botswana government seeks official clarification from US ambassador as to whether US regards it as a "shithole country":

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