Steven Gerard compares Chelsea’s new signing to Arjen Robben

Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard has lavished praises on Chelsea’s new signing, Mykhaylo Mudryk. Gerrard said Mudryk reminds him of former Chelsea winger, Arjen Robben. The former Aston Villa coach said this after Mudryk’s cameo against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday. Mudryk came on in the 55th minute of Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Liverpool and showed … Continue reading Steven Gerard compares Chelsea’s new signing to Arjen Robben

Todd Boehly explains why Chelsea signed Madueke

Chelsea co-owner, Todd Boehly has revealed why the club signed midfielder Noni Madueke from PSV. Boehly said Chelsea signed Madueke because he is an exciting talent who has proven his quality in the past few years. Chelsea had on Saturday confirmed the signing of Madueke from PSV. Madueke, 22, signed a seven-and-a-half-year contract with Chelsea … Continue reading Todd Boehly explains why Chelsea signed Madueke

Dwyane Wade watches son Zaire play again after injury scare

Basketball fans are long used to seeing the likes of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade on the sidelines of their kids' sporting endeavours, so it was no surprise to see Zaire Wade being cheered on by his father at the Basketball Africa League Combine in Paris this past weekend. The BAL Combine, on Jan. 15 and 16, … Continue reading Dwyane Wade watches son Zaire play again after injury scare

Crystal Palace 0-4 Tottenham: How Spurs did it

Tottenham overcame a sluggish and disappointing first half performance to surge to an ultimately clinical 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park in the Premier League on Wednesday night. Harry Kane scored his 263rd and 264th Spurs goals as he continues to chase Jimmy Greaves’ all-time club record of 266, while Matt Doherty also … Continue reading Crystal Palace 0-4 Tottenham: How Spurs did it

Graham Potter reveals Chelsea’s January plans

Chelsea manager Graham Potter has refused to address whether the Blues will continue to try and recruit in the January transfer window. Nearly £280m was spent on eight new players during the summer, with new owner Todd Boehly keen to revolutionize the squad. That included in excess of £40m on teenage trio Carney Chukwuemeka, Gabriel … Continue reading Graham Potter reveals Chelsea’s January plans

Chelsea’s Reece James to face another tough year after sustaining fresh injury

England right-back Reece James described 2022 as the "toughest year to date" on Wednesday after he picked up a fresh injury during Chelsea's 2-0 win over Bournemouth in the Premier League. Chelsea confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that James would be out "for up to a month." "2022 has been the toughest year to date ... It's naturally effected [sic] … Continue reading Chelsea’s Reece James to face another tough year after sustaining fresh injury

World Cup 2022: Buildup to the final, plus Croatia vs Morocco news

GIANNI INFANTINO (FIFA PRESIDENT) “We are convinced of the power of our game.” A short phrase by Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, from his closing press conference at this winter’s World Cup. Compared with his opening speech some four weeks previously, a wild-eyed address that went viral in a manner unusual for sports administrators, it appears harmless … Continue reading World Cup 2022: Buildup to the final, plus Croatia vs Morocco news

World Cup 2022: French players hit by cold virus ahead of finals with Messi-led Argentina

A cold virus is running through the France squad ahead of the World Cup final against Argentina on Sunday, affecting at least three players in the squad. Coach Didier Deschamps said two players with symptoms, defender Dayot Upamecano and midfielder Adrien Rabiot, were isolated earlier this week and didn’t play in France's 2-0 semifinal win over Morocco. … Continue reading World Cup 2022: French players hit by cold virus ahead of finals with Messi-led Argentina

Mbappe: I had a dream about the World Cup, my obsession

Kylian Mbappe said on Sunday that he dreamed of winning the World Cup for a second time after his brace helped France to a 3-1 win over Poland which advanced the holders to the quarter-finals in Qatar. "Of course, this World Cup is an obsession for me, it's the competition of my dreams," said the … Continue reading Mbappe: I had a dream about the World Cup, my obsession

Christian Pulisic diagnosed with ‘pelvic contusion’ after deadly collision in Qatar

Christian Pulisic has been diagnosed with a “pelvic contusion” after leaving the U.S. men’s national team’s 1-0 World Cup win over Iran at halftime, and is considered “day-to-day” ahead of Saturday’s Round of 16 match against the Netherlands, according to the team. Pulisic suffered the injury while scoring the only goal of the match. He clattered into Iranian … Continue reading Christian Pulisic diagnosed with ‘pelvic contusion’ after deadly collision in Qatar

Man Utd issue statement after Ronaldo’s explosive interview with Piers Morgan

Manchester United have issued a statement following their forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s explosive interview with British veteran journalist Piers Morgan. Ronaldo recently did an exclusive interview with Morgan and hit out at Manchester United and their manager Erik ten Hag. The Portugal captain said Man United had betrayed him and that he does not respect Ten … Continue reading Man Utd issue statement after Ronaldo’s explosive interview with Piers Morgan

Alex Iwobi: The reinvention of a midfielder

"Almost unstoppable". That is how Alex Iwobi describes the confidence he is currently playing with. Often, it is considered crude to speak about oneself in such high regard. Here, though, the self-proclamation is entirely justified. Iwobi has been directly involved in six Premier League goals this season, his best return for Everton - and it … Continue reading Alex Iwobi: The reinvention of a midfielder

Brighton expect £85m from Caicedo sale

Brighton are ready to cash-in on Moises Caicedo – but want an eye-watering £85 for him, according to The Sunday Mirror. Chelsea and Newcastle have targeted the 20-year-old Ecuador midfield enforcer.  Toon sporting director Dan Ashworth, Brighton ’s former technical director, oversaw Caicedo’s £4m move to the Amex Stadium in 2021, while Chelsea boss Graham Potter was the Seagulls’ coach at the time. Liverpool and Manchester United are likely to … Continue reading Brighton expect £85m from Caicedo sale

Roberto de Zerbi explains why Chelsea lost against Brighton

Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi has explained why his team thrashed Chelsea 4-1 in Saturday’s Premier League tie. De Zerbi said Brighton defeated Chelsea because his players were fantastic against the Blues. According to him, Brighton home fans and the people working in his team helped his side defeat Chelsea. Goals from Leandro Trossard, Ruben … Continue reading Roberto de Zerbi explains why Chelsea lost against Brighton

4 Million affected by power blackouts – Zelenskyy

Ukraine announced on Friday "unprecedented" power cuts affecting a total of four million people, especially in the Kyiv region, as Ukrainian energy facilities have been heavily damaged by numerous Russian strikes in recent weeks. "In many cities and districts of our country, power cuts have been introduced to stabilise the situation," President Zelenskyy said in … Continue reading 4 Million affected by power blackouts – Zelenskyy