Football

Ex-Sunderland footballer Paul Conlon, 43, who drunkenly punched & killed dad, 77, on Christmas Eve jailed for 12 years

A FORMER professional footballer who drunkenly killed his elderly dad on Christmas Eve has been jailed for 12 years. Ex-Sunderland AFC and Hartlepool United player Paul Conlon, 43, acted “like an animal” when he punched, throttled and hit Harry Conlon during the deadly attack last year. Newcastle Crown Court heard the “gentle, kind and forgiving” […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne …


Footy-mad Brits pack pubs and fan parks to watch Italy take on Turkey to kick off long-awaited Euro 2020

FOOTBALL-MAD Brits packed out pubs and fan parks tonight to watch Italy take on Turkey in the first Euro 2020 game. The tournament kicked off in Turkey today after being delayed by a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. ⚽ Follow ALL of the latest news and updates from Euro 2020 with our live blog Millions of Brits […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne …