Jesse Lingard confident he can earn England recall after impressing with resurgent Manchester United

“It can obviously affect certain people, but for us as footballers obviously we’re going to see it and we go through it, but we stay strong, we try and block it out. We just want to enjoy football and that’s it. “Life’s ups and downs, people are going to hate you, people are going to love […]

Ballon d’Or: live updates from the ceremony as Lionel Messi wins record sixth award

Virgil Van Dijk’s hopes of winning the Ballon d’Or look to have been scuppered by Lionel Messi, but the Dutchman insists there will “no losers” at the ceremony on Monday. The Liverpool centre-half is heading to the Paris presentation gala amid reports Barcelona’s Messi has already been informed that he has won the vote. An […]