Andy Murray and Gary Lineker jump to defend Emma Raducanu, 18, after KP and Piers Morgan question 'mental toughness'

ANDY MURRAY and Gary Lineker defended 18-year-old Brit Emma Raducanu after criticism of her Wimbledon withdrawal on Monday. The two-time Wimbledon champion and Three Lions legend leaped to the defence of Raducanu, who was forced to retire from her fourth-round match with breathing difficulties. Raducanu's exit against Alja Tomljanovic drew criticism from former Wimbledon winner John McEnroe on BBC. Recommended:

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Gary Lineker and Zoe Ball take biggest pay cuts as BBC salaries shrink 10 per cent after Covid year

THE BBC has today revealed the salaries of its biggest stars – with some taking a huge pay-cut this year. Gary Lineker is still the broadcaster's highest earner – despite the Match of the Day presenter taking a whopping £390,000 cut from his salary. The star, 60, last year agreed to give up around £400,000 of his £1.75m pay as part

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Gary Lineker claims Nuno Espirito Santo latest boss to reject Tottenham job and calls for Klinsmann to be given role

GARY LINEKER has called for Jurgen Klinsmann to be appointed Tottenham's new manager. The Spurs legend was reacting to reports that Nuno Espirito Santo is set to snub his old side in favour of joining Fenerbahce. The former Wolves boss, 47, is the North Londoners' latest wanted man, having seen pursuits of NINE other bosses fall by the wayside. Tottenham have now

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Wayne Lineker leaves flirty comment on Chloe Ferry's sexy pic after revealing they're 'romantically seeing each other'

WAYNE Lineker left a flirty comment on Chloe Ferry's sexy photo after revealing they're "romantically seeing each other". The Geordie Shore star, 25, stunned as she posed in front of her huge grey car. Chloe wore a matching colour, figure-hugging grey bodysuit with a pair of tan sandals. She captioned the pic: "Don’t tell people your plans show them your

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Gary Lineker reveals amazing £100 golf bet with Michael Jordan and Samuel L Jackson after having round with pair – The Sun

GARY LINEKER has revealed the amazing moment he shared a round of golf with NBA legend Michael Jordan. The Chicago Bulls hero has been in the spotlight in recent weeks following the success of Netflix's 'The Last Dance'. It documents Jordan's rise in basketball, his life away from the court, and how he became the most popular sports personality of

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BBC Sport’s Gary Lineker reveals Man Utd icon Alex Ferguson apologised over ‘super-injunctions’ claim to end bitter feud – The Sun

GARY LINEKER has opened up on his frosty relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson, the Manchester United icon apologising after a public feud. The Scot is a well publicised critic of the BBC and made a remark about the Match of the Day presenter in a national television interview with Sir David Frost in 2008. Fiercely disagreeing with Ferguson's "super-injunction" comment,

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Tottenham legend Lineker sarcastically wishes Spurs ‘good luck’ in finding replacement for sacked Mauricio Pochettino – The Sun

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR legend Gary Lineker has sarcastically wished the club good luck in their search to replace Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs shockingly sacked the Argentinian just SIX MONTHS after he took them to the Champions League final. Lineker, who scored 80 goals for Spurs and won the 1991 FA Cup, wrote on Twitter: "Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked by Spurs."He helped

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