Sheffield United’s Rhian Brewster racially abused on social media

Rhian Brewster joined Sheffield United from Liverpool for a club-record £23.5m last OctoberSheffield United say they will support striker Rhian Brewster after he became the latest player to be subjected to racist abuse on social media. The England U21 international revealed the post on Instagram on Thursday. The Premier League side said it would work…

Celtic v Rangers match to go ahead after call-off warning

media captionFans have been urged to stay home ahead of this weekend’s confirmed Old Firm clashSunday’s Old Firm derby will go ahead, the justice secretary has confirmed.The fixture at Celtic Park was at risk after Rangers fans breached lockdown to celebrate their team’s title win.First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described the scenes as “disgraceful” and police…

Liverpool face Real Madrid in Champions League last eight

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel guided PSG to last year’s final, while Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola won the title twice as Barcelona manager and Jurgen Klopp won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2019Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Manchester City have been drawn against Borussia Dortmund, while Chelsea play…

Europa League quarter-final draw: Manchester United to play Granada, Arsenal face Slavia Prague

Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny and Manchester United’s Paul Pogba were on target in the last 16Manchester United have been drawn against Granada in the Europa League quarter-finals, while Arsenal will face Slavia Prague.Ajax have been drawn against Roma, while Dinamo Zagreb play Villarreal.In the semi-finals, the winner of the Granada v Manchester United tie will play…

Biden picks former senator who flew in space to lead NASA

President Joe Biden has chosen a former senator from Florida who flew on the space shuttle to lead NASABy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterMarch 19, 2021, 5:44 PM• 4 min readCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — President Joe Biden has chosen a former senator from Florida who flew on the space shuttle right before the Challenger accident…

Fed to end relaxed capital requirements for large banks

The Federal Reserve says it will restore capital requirements for large banks that were relaxed as part of the Fed’s efforts to shore up the financial system during the early days of the pandemicByThe Associated PressMarch 19, 2021, 2:19 PM• 4 min readWASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve says it will restore capital requirements for large…

China says ‘strong smell of gunpowder’ sensed in US talks

China says a “strong smell of gunpowder and drama” resulted from talks with top American diplomats in AlaskaByThe Associated PressMarch 19, 2021, 10:16 AM• 2 min readBEIJING — China said Friday a “strong smell of gunpowder and drama” resulted from talks with top American diplomats in Alaska, continuing the contentious tone of the first face-to-face…