Tag: football

Lukaku faces fight to remain United regular

One suspects that Jose Mourinho might make an allowance if Cristiano Ronaldo makes contact and asks to return to Old Trafford but, short of an extraordinary development, the Manchester United manager will not be entering the transfer market for another attacker this summer. Twenty months into his United project, Mourinho

Olivier Giroud or Emerson Palmieri unlikely to start against Watford, confirms Chelsea’s Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte says it is unlikely that new signings Olivier Giroud or Emerson Palmieri will be ready to start for Chelsea’s trip to Watford on Monday, again leaving his side without a striker as Alvaro Morata remains injured. The Premier League champions completed both signings in the last 24 hours

Racism at West Ham: They don’t want black players and one by one we will get out of there

Though West Ham have recently issued a statement defending themselves against racism accusations, former player Diafra Sakho has said that the club don’t want black players there. Named by the now-suspended sporting director, Tony Henry, as a trouble maker, Sakho had a few choice words of his own. “They lie

Not City, nor United… Check out the most in form team in England’s

Never mind Manchester City under Pep Guardiola, Manchester United with Jose Mourinho. nor Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. The most in form team in England’s top four divisions is actually Slavisa Jokanovic’s Fulham. In their last seven games, the Cottagers have picked up six victories and a draw in the Championship, England’s

Italian FA chief claims Chelsea boss is ready to return as Azzurri coach

Newly-appointed Italian FA commissioner Roberto Fabbricini has claimed Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is ready to begin a second stint as Italy national team coach. Conte quit as Italy boss after guiding the team to the Euro 2016 quarter-finals and took up his role as Chelsea manager a few days after

Mahrez facing £200k Foxes fine for refusing to train after City move collapses

Riyad Mahrez is facing a £200,000 (€228,000) fine after refusing to attend training at Leicester yesterday. Mahrez infuriated club officials by failing to report for training, as the fallout from his collapsed move to Manchester City threatened to become even messier. Leicester are considering fining the winger two weeks’ wages