The Mailbox reacts after Haaland leads Manchester derby demolition

Some Manchester United fans in the Mailbox are content to reflect upon a reality check in the derby. Also: who replaces Klopp? Gerrard out; and the north London derby. Get your views in to [email protected]…   Derby falloutI’m kinda shocked that some United fans were surprised by this City result. They really need a wake … Read more

Helmut Marko labels leaked FIA budget cap report ‘defamatory’ : PlanetF1

Helmut Marko is not impressed with rumours Red Bull broke the budget cap last season, saying that sort of thing “damages your reputation”. Next week the FIA is expected to release the results of the first cost cap review into 2021’s accounts but already there are rumours swirling. According to Auto Motor und Sport, Red … Read more

‘Red Bull significantly exceeded the cap in 2021, rivals demand severe penalties’ : PlanetF1

The FIA is facing its stiffest test yet in the budget cap era with Ferrari and Mercedes said to be baying for blood with rumours Red Bull “significantly” exceeded the budget cap last season. Last season Formula 1 introduced a budget cap of $145 million with the teams warned of consequences should they exceed it. … Read more

Man Utd failed to make seven-club Haaland shortlist as points-based system revealed

Manchester United were not among the seven clubs considered by Erling Haaland before his move to rivals Manchester City. Haaland joined City from Borussia Dortmund in a £54m deal this summer and has got off to a flyer for his new club, scoring 14 goals in just ten games for the Premier League side. READ … Read more

Lewis Hamilton’s “sacrifice” reminds Ross Brawn of Michael Schumacher’s : PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton’s fight to see Mercedes return to P1 reminds Ross Brawn of the “sacrifices” Michael Schumacher made when he was with the team a decade ago. After eight seasons of dominating Formula 1, winning seven successive Drivers’ titles and an unprecedented eight consecutive Constructors’, it is almost impossible for Mercedes to win either championship … Read more

England 3-3 Germany – The Mailbox reacts to Harry Maguire’s latest catastrophe

It isn’t just England, Gareth Southgate and Harry Maguire in the Mailbox. We have missives on the WSL weekend and more. Get your views in to [email protected]…   Southgate’s reasoning made clearSo we went more attacking and conceded 3, 2 of which were individual errors. That’s probably why Gareth doesn’t want to throw the kitchen … Read more

New Zealand win title despite South Africa’s victory : PlanetRugby

New Zealand claimed the 2022 Rugby Championship title after South Africa could only secure a 38-21 victory over Argentina at Kings Park Stadium in Durban. The Springboks needed a bonus-point triumph and a 39-point gap between them and Los Pumas to usurp the All Blacks in the table but they came up against a resilient … Read more

The speculation is over, Williams confirm Nicholas Latifi’s exit : PlanetF1

Nicholas Latifi will part ways with Williams at the end of this season, the team has confirmed. Although Latifi stepped onto the Formula 1 grid on the back of his runner-up result in the Formula 2 championship, his time with Williams has been anything but a success. All too often running at the very back … Read more

Springboks made to graft for victory over Pumas : PlanetRugby

The Springboks were made to work hard before securing a 36-20 triumph against a spirited Argrentina side in their Rugby Championship Test in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Despite delivering a dominant first half performance, the Boks went off the boil after half-time and allowed the Pumas to come back into the match before late tries … Read more

Nyck de Vries to replace Alpine-bound Pierre Gasly at AlphaTauri

Despite Colton Herta’s potential move to AlphaTauri breaking down, Pierre Gasly could still be off to Alpine. And it is now being reported that Nyck de Vries is waiting in the wings to swap the Mercedes fold for Red Bull as the Frenchman’s replacement. Red Bull appear to have accepted Indy Car racer Herta will … Read more