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October 23, 2017 12:47 PM Donald Trump rejects claim he forgot fallen soldier's name in phone call to widow

Sgt La David Johnson's widow says the US President was "stumbling" and made her cry as "he couldn't remember my husband's name". Myeshia Johnson, widow of Sgt La David Johnson, told ABC News that the US President made her cry as "he couldn't remember my husband's name" until he looked at a report in front of him. Mrs Johnson said she heard Mr Trump "stumbling" 7

October 23, 2017 10:45 AM ‘A big name’ Ex-Premier League ace 'played with two openly gay footballers in England'

Belgium defender Carl Hoefkens has said he played alongside two homosexual players during his four year stint in the Premier league and Championship in England. Although he did not “name names” out of “respect”, Hoefkens described one of the players as a “really big name”. Justin Fashanu, the world’s first £1m black footballer, was the first Englsih 7

October 23, 2017 8:35 AM Ashes 2017-18: England can win without Ben Stokes

England can win the Ashes without Ben Stokes, says former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson. All-rounder Stokes was arrested on 26 September on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm following an incident near a Bristol nightclub. The England and Wales Cricket Board has said the 26-year-old will not travel to Australia "at this stage". "I don't 4

October 23, 2017 7:55 AM Marseille 2-2 PSG: Edinson Cavani rescues point for Ligue 1 leaders after Neymar is sent off at Stade Velodrome

Neymar was sent off shortly before Edinson Cavani rescued Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain with an injury-time free kick in their 2-2 draw at rivals Marseille on Sunday. Cavani won the foul after being knocked over by forward Bouna Sarr, and stepped up to curl the ball in off the underside of the crossbar with goalkeeper Steve Mandanda slightly slow to react 5

October 22, 2017 9:30 PM Brentford midfielder Josh McEachran on growing up at Chelsea, his idols Andres Iniesta and Andrea Pirlo, and singing Build Me Up Buttercup

Sportsmail sits down with EFL stars for a quickfire quiz on their lives in and outside of football. This week, the subject is former Chelsea wonder kid Josh McEachran, who is now part of Brentford's midfield. That's my first memory, just playing with my friends. Garden City is where I got scouted by Chelsea. Talent wise, Ravel Morrison. He was the best talent 5

October 22, 2017 9:15 PM UPDATE 2-Slovenian President Pahor fails to win majority, faces runoff

LJUBLJANA, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Slovenian President Borut Pahor will face a second-round election on Nov. 12 after he fell short of a majority in Sunday's first round, as he tries to win a second five-year mandate. With 99 percent of the vote counted, according to the State Election Commission, Pahor had 47.1 percent of the vote. In next month's runoff 5

October 22, 2017 9:15 PM Baseball-Red Sox hire Astros coach Cora as new manager

Oct 22 (The Sports Xchange) - The Boston Red Sox hired Alex Cora as their new manager on Sunday. The 42-year-old Cora,a bench coach with the Houston Astros, agreed to a three-year contract plus a club option for 2021, according to president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. A formal press conference will be held following the World Series between 5

October 22, 2017 8:52 PM 'He thought she was 19': Love Island star Mike Thalassitis 'deeply concerned' after discovering girl he invited back to his hotel is '16-year old former Catholic schoolgirl'

Love Island star Mike Thalassitis is said to be stunned after discovering a girl he 'spent the night with' following a recent promotional appearance allegedly lied about her age. The semi-professional footballer - who earned the unfavourable nickname Muggy Mike while on the show - was reportedly intimate with 16-year old ex-Catholic schoolgirl Julia 4

October 22, 2017 6:26 PM Bribery trial for jail guard union's ex-boss set to begin

NEW YORK (AP) - The man who became a powerbroker in New York City while representing guards in the city's 10,000-inmate jail system will soon face a bribery trial. Jury selection is set to begin Monday for Norman Seabrook, the longtime former head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union. Opening statements is scheduled for Tuesday 7

October 22, 2017 1:34 PM ‘Angela Merkel is VERY worried’ Britain has finally found EU’s achilles, John Redwood says

ANGELA Merkel has been rattled by a surge in support for a no-deal Brexit by UK voters, according to senior Tory John Redwood. The former cabinet minister said the German chancellor and her EU allies had changed their tune and were “very worried” at the popularity of the World Trade Organisation model in Britain. Writing on his blog, Mr Redwood said: “I am glad the Government 10