- Mon Jun 4 11:00 PM
Tottenham are interested in signing Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson this summer, according to reports in France. Sanson played 53 times for Marseille across all competitions in 2017/18, helping his side reach the Europa League final. He finished the season with 12 goals and three assists – imp...
- Mon Jun 4 7:00 PM
Chelsea could agree deal for ‘best goalkeeper in the world’ to replace Courtois - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Chelsea could agree a deal with AS Roma for Alisson Becker, whom they call one of the ‘best goalkeepers in the world’. The Blues could be losing Thibaut Co...
- Mon Jun 4 3:00 PM
Brazil should walk Group E. But is it a two-team battle for second place between two European sides? Or is Costa Rica a threat, like it was in 2014.
- Mon Jun 4 12:55 PM
Sydney (AFP) – Australia’s ageing talisman Tim Cahill has endured a rocky road to his fourth World Cup but insists “given the chance, I’ll always produce when it counts”. Cahill, 38, who has spent most of this season on the sidelines, will join exalted company if he can silence his doubters and f...
- Mon Jun 4 8:15 AM
Report: Chelsea and Arsenal chasing international star; £52 million will seal the deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea and Arsenal are battling to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen. According to Spanish media outlet Sport, both clubs have registered their interest with Barc...
- Sun Jun 3 6:04 PM
Leicester and Man Utd defenders ideal for Aston Villa promotion bid - originally posted on Sportslens.com John Terry
’s exit from Aston Villa after their failure to win promotion to the Premier League has left a big gap for manager Steve Bruce to fill. Terry made 36 appearances for the club last s...
- Sun Jun 3 9:00 AM
Chelsea meet twice with shock managerial target, pundit says "he's among Abramovich's favourites" - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea have held talks with Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic about replacing current boss Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge. The Blues met with Jokanovic on Frid...
- Sun Jun 3 8:58 AM
Chelsea and Liverpool discuss possible deal with Brazilian star's representatives - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea and Liverpool have held talks with the representatives of Bordeaux winger Malcom. The 21-year-old has been repeatedly linked with a move to the Premier League over the p...
- Sun Jun 3 3:25 AM
Sydney (AFP) – Tim Cahill will play in his fourth World Cup and teenager Daniel Arzani made the final cut as Australia’s coach Bert van Marwijk finalised his 23-man squad Sunday. The 38-year-old Cahill is his country’s most prolific international scorer with 50 goals and has scored at his three p...
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- Sat Jun 2 8:46 PM
Kane looks like Kane again, and that’s good. England got their World Cup preparations off to a good start on Saturday behind goals from Gary Cahill
and Harry Kane as they defeated Nigeria 2-1 in a friendly at Wembley Stadium. Cahill opened the scoring in the seventh minute with a headed blast on...
- Sat Jun 2 5:28 PM
Derby want to sign this Chelsea and England legend - originally posted on Sportslens.com New Derby County manager Frank Lampard
reportedly wants to make John Terry his first signing. Lampard was named as new Rams manager on Thursday on a three-year deal. Since retiring from professional football...
- Sat Jun 2 9:13 AM
Former Chelsea chief executive Trevor Birch says if Roman Abramovich doesn't get a visa Chelsea face the prospect of no stadium, no manager and no star player. Click to expand Is it game over for Chelsea?
- Sat Jun 2 8:04 AM
Birch gives worrying verdict on Chelsea: "No stadium, no manager and no star player" - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Chelsea chief executive Trevor Birch says the club could face a bleak future if the row over Roman Abramovich’s visa continues. Abramovich pulled the plug on Chelsea’s...
- Fri Jun 1 6:14 PM
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has recently halted stadium plans, citing an ‘unfavourable investment climate’. It comes after the 51-year-old was recently denied a UK Visa renewal, forcing him to seek residence in Israel. It’s already been a bad summer for Chelsea supporters. Their owner is curre...
- Fri Jun 1 6:02 PM
Shock new name in contention for Chelsea job as interest in 59-year-old cools - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is priced at just 4/1 to become Chelsea’s next manager. Maurizio Sarri was widely tipped to take over from Antonio Conte this summer, but Sky...
- Fri Jun 1 4:11 PM
Moscow (AFP) – Chelsea football club’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich has received Israeli citizenship and is now living there, Israel’s ambassador to Russia Gary Koren confirmed Friday. “He has completed the process as far as I know and has moved and is living in Israel and has received an Israe...
- Fri Jun 1 11:14 AM
It's catch-up time as I have not been about for a couple of weeks and there is plenty to get through.In this news bulletin I focus on the articles that have caught my eye in the past two weeks featuring: Chelsea Ladies, Antonio Conte, Maurizio Sarri, Zinedine Zidane, Laurent Blanc, Eden Hazard
- Fri Jun 1 10:55 AM
Their owner isn't allowed in the Country. Has shelved Stadium plans. Whispers that he isn't willing to throw funds at the Club any more. They've been successful over the last 15 years, but they've still always seemed capable of a quick collapse like they're built on quick sand. Chelsea fans, what...
- Fri Jun 1 7:58 AM
Abramovich visa delay should worry Chelsea fans; is the love affair over? - originally posted on Sportslens.com If the news that Roman Abramovich has put a £1 billion scheme to redevelop Stamford Bridge on hold hasn’t worried the club’s fans, it should do. Chelsea confirmed on Thursday that plans...
- Thu May 31 7:25 PM
Brussels (AFP) – Even today the marks on a board across a gap in the hedge in a small Belgian town are evidence of the youthful Eden Hazard
’s eager first steps as a footballer. Hazard and his three younger brothers grew up in a home separated from Braine-le-Comte’s Stade Sans Fond – or “bottomles...
- Thu May 31 6:56 PM
Chelsea will agree deal for 26-year-old ‘whose future is shrouded in doubt’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Sky in Italy, Chelsea will agree a deal for Thibaut Courtois to leave this summer, as the 26-year-old’s ‘future is shrouded in doubt’. The Belgian goalkeeper has 12 month...
- Thu May 31 5:16 PM
London (AFP) – English Premier League giants Chelsea announced Thursday they had shelved plans for a new 60, 000-seater stadium in London due to an “unfavourable investment climate”. “Chelsea Football Club announces today that it has put its new stadium project on hold, ” the Blues said in a stat...
- Thu May 31 1:35 PM
Chavs putting their new stadium plans on hold due to unfavourable financial conditions! Translated “Owner can’t get into the country with his stolen wealth” https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44315033
- Thu May 31 11:50 AM
London (AFP) – Former England captain John Terry
said Thursday he was leaving Aston Villa and admitted he was “still hurting” after failing to help the Championship club reach the Premier League. The former Chelsea defender came to the former European champions on a one-year deal last July and ma...
- Thu May 31 7:58 AM
Chelsea ready to pay £96 million for forward, club's former chairman says deal can be done - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea are ready to pay Mauro Icardi’s £96 million release clause to secure his services from Inter Milan. Icardi was the joint top scorer alongside Ciro Immobile in S...