- Sun Apr 22 8:23 PM
Your weekend round-up of the best photography from the FA Cup and England’s top flight • Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photography The Dozen archive Continue reading
- Sun Apr 22 7:55 PM
The Chelsea striker maintained his knack for scoring eye-catching goals and winning at the national stadium in the FA Cup semi-final victory over Southampton Mind transfer, that seemed the best explanation. In the moment Olivier Giroud
cracked open this FA Cup semi-final for Chelsea, he must have...
- Sun Apr 22 5:48 PM
For Chelsea, a season that has underwhelmed could yet yield major silverware. Antonio Conte was back to his animated best on the touchline at the national stadium as his side, inspired by Olivier Giroud
’s wonderfully pilfered opening goal and Eden Hazard’s effervescence, eased past Southampton to...
- Sun Apr 22 2:17 PM
Latest updates from the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Follow Arsenal v West Ham in the Premier League Email Rob your thoughts 2.04pm BST Chelsea (3-4-2-1) Caballero; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Emerson; Willian, Hazard; Giroud. Substitutes: Eduardo, Christensen, Zappacost...
- Sat Apr 21 10:39 PM
• Conte: ‘I don’t play to enjoy, I play only to win’ • ‘Last season Chelsea missed a great chance to win it’ Antonio Conte believes Chelsea passed up “a great chance” to win the FA Cup last season and will find success this year far harder to come by as they prepare for Sunday’s semi‑final agains...
- Sat Apr 21 4:15 PM
FA Cup semi-final updates from the game at Wembley Nemanja Matic: ‘I have to have serious hair like Gary Neville
’ And feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 2.48pm BST Now this is an FA Cup semi-final. Two of the three most successful teams in the competition’s history, both desperate to win a...
- Sat Apr 21 11:11 AM
Chelsea’s defender will face her long-standing partner when her team face Wolfsburg in the Champions League semi-finals Personal and professional worlds will collide during Sunday’s Champions League semi-finals as old friends are reunited and punishing schedules threaten to chafe against vaulting...
- Sat Apr 21 10:46 AM
The striker’s volley in an FA Cup semi-final in 1994 set Manchester United on their way to the Double and he is looking for something similar against Chelsea The memory of one of the most famous goals Mark Hughes scored helps fuel his belief that one moment of magic in Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final...
- Sat Apr 21 9:03 AM
Chelsea and Southampton met last weekend in the Premier League and the suspicion lingers that Southampton, a side languishing in the bottom three, who had been dominant in establishing a two-goal lead at St Mary’s, may not recover from their capitulation in the last 20 minutes of that fixture. Ch...
- Fri Apr 20 10:44 PM
The Manchester United midfielder has had mixed fortunes in finals but stays positive before he faces Tottenham in FA Cup semi-final Nemanja Matic has sweet memories of playing against Tottenham in an FA Cup semi-final after his glorious 25-yard strike for Chelsea a year ago. The 80th-minute goal...
- Fri Apr 20 8:10 PM
• League Two side say £2.5m fee ‘sends out wrong message’ • Chairman attacks ruling as poor reward for academy work Exeter City have said they are “disappointed for football” after a tribunal determined Chelsea should pay the League Two side up to £2.5m for the hugely promising Wales internationa...
- Fri Apr 20 3:12 PM
As he prepares to take on Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-final, Southampton’s Pierre-Emile Højbjerg reflects on life as a Bayern Munich wunderkind and playing for Pep Guardiola When Pep Guardiola confronted Nathan Redmond at the end of Manchester City’s 2-1 win against Southampton last November and l...
- Thu Apr 19 10:27 PM
The FA Cup may have assumed greater importance than Antonio Conte dared imagine at the start of the season but Chelsea are not giving up on Champions League qualification lightly. A top-four finish remains a remote prospect for last season’s league champions but remains achievable following this...
- Thu Apr 19 6:53 PM
Premier League updates as Burnley entertain Chelsea, 7.45pm (BST) Chelsea hold on at Everton to maintain three-point WSL lead And feel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 6.51pm BST Isn’t it a heck of thing that no Burnley defenders made it into the PFA team of the season that was relesed thi...
- Wed Apr 18 11:26 PM
• Smaller clubs only aim to avoid relegation, says the Italian • ‘It is difficult if you have to play to win as only one team wins’ Antonio Conte believes he has a more difficult job than Sean Dyche and other managers who have smaller transfer budgets and are expected to fight relegation. Related...
- Wed Apr 18 10:05 PM
Eriksson scores only goal as Chelsea survive late scare Stanway nets twice in Manchester City victory Chelsea maintained their three-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Women’s Super League thanks to a 1-0 win at Everton. The leaders held their advantage for 78 minutes after Magdale...
- Wed Apr 18 4:21 PM
Antonio Conte urged realism as he talked about the chances of Chelsea securing a top-four finish at the end of the season. His side are currently fifth and trail fourth-placed Spurs by four points. They face an in-form Burnley in their next match. Continue reading
- Wed Apr 18 11:38 AM
Five players included from Guardiola’s Premier League champions Only one player each from Manchester United and Liverpool Five Manchester City players have been named in the Professional Footballers’ Association Premier League Team of the Year. Related: Manchester City have stirred hearts to earn...
- Mon Apr 16 8:19 AM
José Mourinho needs to make drastic changes, Rafael
Benítez is getting best out of his players and Jordan Ayew is on a mission Having so meekly allowed Manchester City to claim the Premier League title, a process of rebuilding Manchester United into future champions starts now. The non-inclusion...
- Mon Apr 16 12:11 AM
Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight • Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photography The Dozen archive Continue reading