- Sat Jun 23 10:30 PM
The kid who once dropped Michael Ballack’s jaw suffered under José Mourinho but his spell with Crystal Palace has him ready to excel against Panama Early afternoon in mid-September on the main youth-team pitch at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground, just behind the academy building, and Leroy Sané s...
- Sat Jun 23 6:34 PM
Belgium and Tunisia fans react with contrasting emotions following Belgium's 5-2 win in Moscow on Saturday Belgium romp past Tunisia with Hazard and Lukaku doubles Continue reading
- Sat Jun 23 3:17 PM
Marta examines Brazil’s improved performance against Costa Rica and whether Neymar’s penalty was correctly overturned Brazil are up and running with their first win of this World Cup and the most impressive part of the victory over Costa Rica was that they never stopped believing they would get a...
- Sat Jun 23 2:59 PM
Belgium are on the verge of qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup after a 5-2 win over Tunisia at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow that leaves the north African side on the brink of elimination. Unless Panama beat England in Sunday’s Group G match, Belgium will be through with a game to spare...
- Wed Jun 20 10:30 PM
• Midfielder who was on loan at Palace set to face Panama • ‘Key for me regarding where I end up: I want to play’ Ruben Loftus-Cheek will demand regular first-team football next season if he is to stay at Chelsea, with the England midfielder, who is in line to start against Panama, not prepared t...
- Wed Jun 20 8:54 PM
Spain have won for the first time at this World Cup, beating Iran 1-0 in Kazan thanks to Diego Costa’s goal. As a result the 2010 winners are level with Portugal at the top of the group, having drawn 3-3 with their Iberian neighbours on Friday. Iran are third, with three points. Costa scored the...
- Wed Jun 20 8:59 AM
Today’s fluff knows what it wants It seems more a case of when and not if Maurizio Sarri whizzes through the revolving door at Stamford Bridge, and when he does, in close pursuit will be the former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola, who is in talks to return to the club as part of the Italian’s coa...
- Tue Jun 19 8:44 AM
Today’s fluff is playing by the rules The Mill stops for nothing: not Christmas, not the World Cup, not even our beloved Nana Mill’s 100th birthday. Oh eff that was yesterday, wasn’t it? She’s going to have a seriously affronted coupon when we explain that we missed her party because we were busy...
- Mon Jun 18 7:37 AM
Today’s fluff is thinking outside the box With rumours over Gareth Southgate’s team selection and tactics already long put to bed, there is sufficient time to run rogue with transfer tittle tattle for a while longer yet. Top of the bill is Manchester United’s interest in Willian , the Brazil wing...
- Sun Jun 17 3:54 PM
World Cup Group F updates from the 4pm kick-off Report: Costa Rica 0-1 Serbia En español: Alemania v México Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 3.54pm BST Here come the teams! It’s bouncing inside the Luzhniki Stadium. There are plenty of Germans there but the Mexicans are making one hell of a r...