“I wasn’t being judged on how well I could play”: Jaiyah Saelua on being the first transgender international footballer

Archie Thompson is a name synonymous with the most obscure of sporting trivia. On 11 April 2001, the centre-forward scored thirteen times as Australia set a seemingly unbreakable world record, beating American Samoa 31-0 in an infamous FIFA World Cup qualifier. It is a record that those who inhabit the tiny

“If football wasn’t around, frisbee would’ve filled that void”

Ultimate Frisbee, otherwise known as Ultimate, is fairly new to most people’s consciousness, but it is not to be taken lightly, argues St Mary’s University men’s team captain, Alex Dickinson. He explained how this lack of knowledge causes people to underrate Ultimate. Dickinson explained that people often asked him: "Ultimate Frisbee?

Luca Saudati: “I expected more from Bonucci. Gattuso? It’s a risk”

Yesterday AC Milan relieved manager Vincenzo Montella of his duties after 15 months in charge. An underwhelming start to the season tainted by six defeats in the first 14 Serie A games and a gap of 18 points with pace-setters Napoli led to this ruthless decision. The campaign might only be

“I think the tournament opens many doors for women”: Camilla Lennarth on the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open

Women’s sport is the place to be. The 2017 Women’s Football World Cup attracted record crowds.  So did the 2017 Women’s Ashes series across all formats, with many people seeing it as a turning point in women’s cricket. Women’s golf is no exception either. Attendances at events are up and

Don’t Crack Podcast: Episode 7 – British Boxing Bonanza!

In the seventh addition of the Don’t Crack Podcast, we discuss the landscape of British boxing, following big fight withdrawals, big fight announcements and a visit to the Australian jungle. For this episode we were joined by our Sports Gazette Colleague and avid boxing fan, Shane Murphy. LISTEN TO PODCAST BELOW: https://soundcloud.com/adzs93/dont-crack-e7-british-boxing-bonanza Adam Bio Adam

Former USA international Tony Sanneh: “De Bruyne and Pogba are in the same class as Messi and Ronaldo”

Sports Gazette talked with Tonny Sanneh, who played for the USA at the 2002 World Cup. He spoke about what it was like to be part of the world’s biggest competition and the more recent failings of the national side, as well as whether Messi is at the same level

Gianfranco Zola: “Managing Chelsea would be a dream”

"Managing Chelsea would be a dream for me, I am not hiding it." Gianfranco Zola has set the bar high, given that unlike his glittering playing career, his managerial one has been one to forget. It has undoubtedly been an underwhelming journey that ended with a miserable spell at Birmingham City

Brave New World: Italians Giglioli and Brioni Embrace F1 Esports Series Success

Tiziano Brioni (left) and Gianfranco Giglioli will both race to become the first F1 Esports Series champion in Abu Dhabi. (James Pike photo) Given their rich history in Formula 1, it probably shouldn't be a surprise that Italy are well represented in the Finals of the inaugural Formula 1 Esports Series. Gianfranco Giglioli and Tiziano Brioni both

Autumn axe a “good kick up the backside” – James Haskell

After a recent international resurgence and a glorious summer spent with the Lions, England international James Haskell could have been forgiven for throwing his toys out of the pram at his exclusion from Eddie Jones’ squad for the Autumn internationals. His reaction when I asked him about it couldn’t have been