- Fri Jul 20 6:00 PM
After Antonio Conte’s focus on hard work, the new Chelsea manager is not afraid to stand out from the crowd and could make a refreshing change, if he is given time When Claudio Ranieri first arrived in the Premier League, he caused a minor stir because of his inability to speak to the media in En...
- Fri Jul 20 11:48 AM
Who swapped shirts? Who returned? And who waved goodbye? • The big 2018 World Cup quiz Which sporting event this week features Hillocks, Whins, Jockie’s Burn, South America and Lucky Slap? The Kentucky Derby The Tour de France The Open The German Grand Prix Which of these statements about new Che...
- Fri Jul 20 11:00 AM
With 18 teams taking part across 22 venues over the next few weeks, the ICC tournament has taken pre-season friendies to different audiences around the globe Manchester United, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and 15 other heavyweight European teams. Twenty-seven matches staged in 22 venues on three co...
- Fri Jul 20 8:33 AM
Today’s prattle moves with a purpose and it is so magnificent We start with the big breaking gossip that Stoke will have to pay £10m if they want to take Tom Ince from Huddersfiel - Ach, let’s try that one again. Related: Transfer window 2018 – every summer deal from Europe's top five leagues Con...
- Wed Jul 18 6:29 PM
• New manager will talk to duo face to face after holidays • Sarri promises entertaining football and wants to have fun Maurizio Sarri will wait until Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard
are back from their holidays before holding talks with the Belgian pair about their Chelsea futures. Real Madrid...
- Wed Jul 18 5:12 PM
Newly appointed Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri insists his objective at the club is to have fun. 'I am convinced that if a team have fun, often the fans have fun too, ' he says. The Italian has replaced Antonio Conte after his tenure at the London club came to an end Continue reading
- Wed Jul 18 10:50 AM
Harry Maguire, Yerry Mina, Ivan Perisic and Eden Hazard
will command much higher fees now than a month ago By Martin Laurence for WhoScored Well that was fun, wasn’t it? The 2018 World Cup delivered entertainment until the very last. As ever, a number of players did their reputations no harm. Wit...
- Wed Jul 18 9:08 AM
Today’s flim flam is brought to you by snot We all know the feeling of temptation to go back to something comforting. An old friend, that hoodie you’ve had since you were 16 which could thus tell your life story through stains, your bed instead of facing up to the grim realities of work and life....
- Sun Jul 15 12:24 PM
• Real have retained interest in bringing him back to Madrid • ‘What was on the table is different than what I can have’ Thibaut Courtois has suggested his performances for Belgium at the World Cup would merit of an improvement in the contract offer from Chelsea that has been on the table since t...
- Sat Jul 14 7:49 PM
• Belgium forward admits he may leave Stamford Bridge • Hazard: ‘It might be time to discover something different’ Eden Hazard
has cast serious doubts over his future at Chelsea after suggesting that, in the wake of an impressive World Cup campaign, the time may have come for him to move on after...
- Sat Jul 14 4:52 PM
England have finished fourth at the 2018 World Cup, after a 2-0 defeat against Belgium in their third-place play-off at the St Petersburg Stadium. Thomas Meunier gave Belgium a fourth-minute lead, and Eden Hazard
ensured victory with his goal in the 82nd minute. Roberto Martinez’s team also won w...
- Sat Jul 14 10:00 AM
Stability is not a word often associated with Roman Abramovich but times are changing at Stamford Bridge Chelsea supporters are fond of dismissing Tottenham Hotspur as chokers and nearly men, though at least they know how to hang on to a manager. Mauricio Pochettino has been at the club for four...