Wales soccer boss Gary Speed hangs himself

The world of football was in shock today after Wales manager Gary Speed was found hanged at his home in Cheshire. The former Leeds United, Everton, Newcastle and Bolton star, who appeared on BBC’s Football Focus show yesterday, was aged 42. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, which is thought to … [Read the full story]

Andy Carroll is ready for the pressure at Liverpool

New Liverpool striker Andy Carroll has insisted he will cope with the pressure of his record-breaking transfer to Anfield. The 22-year-old England striker moved to Anfield from Barclays Premier League rivals Newcastle United for $56.17 million, the highest transfer fee for a British player. Carroll was also given the No 9 shirt of Fernando Torres, … [Read the full story]