Police are investigating a banner displayed by Crystal Palace fans at Selhurst Park on Saturday that spoke out against Newcastle United's takeover by a Saudi Arabia-led consortium. Newcastle were sold to a group consisting of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), PCP Capital Partners and RB Sports & Media earlier this month. The banner at Palace, unveiled during the sides' 1-1 draw, took aim at the Premier League's ownership test.
Red Bull’s Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen took pole position for the US Grand Prix in Austin yesterday with title rival Lewis Hamilton alongside on the front row for Mercedes. The pole was the ninth of the season for Verstappen, who leads seven times world champion Hamilton by six points with six races remaining.
Borussia Dortmund kept up their pursuit while in Italy, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored for both teams in AC Milan’s win over Bologna.