Classy Real Madrid beat Man Utd in Super Cup

Manchester United were outclassed as Spanish and European champions Real Madrid retained the Uefa Super Cup victory in a sweltering Skopje. Madrid dominated from the start and led when Casemiro – who earlier hit the bar – slid in a half volley. They doubled their lead when Isco calmly slotted in from eight yards after…

German Super Cup: Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 5-4 on penalties

Bayern Munich twice came from behind before beating Borussia Dortmund 5-4 on penalties to win the German Super Cup. Christian Pulisic gave the hosts the lead at Signal Iduna Park before Poland striker Robert Lewandowski equalised. Dortmund regained the lead through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Lukasz Piszczek’s late own goal forcing penalties. Bayern won 5-4 after their…

Chinese Super League: Transfer window opens with clubs facing 100% signings tax

Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs face a 100% tax on signings as their mid-season transfer window opens on Monday. The country’s Football Association (CFA) is proposing the measure for loss-making clubs in order to try to curb the league’s extravagant spending. Chinese clubs spent £331m during the country’s winter transfer window, which was more than…

World Super 6: Brett Rumford wins inaugural title in Perth

Australian Brett Rumford captured the inaugural World Super 6 title with victory over 17-year-old Thai Phachara Khongwatmai in his native Perth. Rumford, 39, was top of the leaderboard for all three strokeplay rounds and had a bye into round two for Sunday’s six-hole knockout matchplay format. He saw off Hideto Tanihara, Wade Ormsby and Adam…

World Super 6: Mark Foster slips back, Brett Rumford leads in Perth

World Super 6 second-round leaderboard -13 B Rumford (Aus); -11 D Bransdon (Aus); -10 S Jeffress (Aus); -9 L Herbert (Aus), J Veerman (US) Selected others -7 R Evans (Eng), D Stewart (Sco); -6 J Smith (Eng); -5: M Foster (Eng) Overnight leader Mark Foster slipped back to a share of 26th place with a…