Author Archives: Duncan Wright

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Cagliari avoid punishment for alleged racist chants towards Romelu Lukaku in yet more shame for Italian football

By | 17th September 2019

CAGLIARI have escaped punishment for their fans aiming monkey taunts at Romelu Lukaku – because the Italian FA decided the noises were not discriminatory. Lukaku’s first game for Inter Milan was marred when the former Manchester United striker was subjected to vile abuse as he prepared to take a penalty. The 26-year-old scored from the […]

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Real Madrid to make transfer bid for £100million Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante next summer

By | 12th September 2019

ZINEDINE ZIDANE wants Real Madrid to launch a £100million bid to sign N’Golo Kante next summer, it has been claimed. Real boss Zidane has been a long-term admirer of the Chelsea star ever since he played a key role in helping Leicester win the Premier League. SunSport reported yesterday that the Spanish giants made their […]

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Mr Pompey John Westwood ‘disgusted’ as he’s barred from England game at Southampton for wearing Portsmouth shirt

By | 11th September 2019

FOOTBALL super-fan John Westwood was barred from watching England play at Southampton – for wearing the shirt of arch-rivals Portsmouth. Westwood, who has the legal middle names Portsmouth Football Club, says he was “disgusted” after being refused entry to England’s 5-3 win over Kosovo. The antique book shop owner, who changed his name by deed […]

Raheem Sterling ‘suffered racist abuse at Wembley’ in England’s Euro 2020 qualifier win over Bulgaria

By | 11th September 2019

RAHEEM STERLING was targeted with racist abuse during England’s Euro 202o qualifier against Bulgaria last week. Sterling, 24, was singled out for vile taunts during Saturday’s match – which the Three Lions won 4-0 at Wembley. The culprit, believed to be a Bulgaria fan, was overheard by a steward at Wembley who immediately ejected him […]

Roy Keane rips into ‘bored’ and ‘sloppy’ England defenders after horror show against Kosovo

By | 11th September 2019

ROY KEANE has blasted England’s sloppy defensive display after their Euro 2020 win over Kosovo. The Three Lions showed their devastating attacking prowess as they scored five goals before half-time against their Group A rivals. But they also gifted Kosovo a series of easy goals with a string of errors in the 5-3 victory in […]

Newcastle’s transfer of Aleksandar Mitrovic probed by police as two arrested over suspected fraud and money-laundering

By | 11th September 2019

POLICE taking part in an investigation into suspected fraud surrounding Aleksandar Mitrovic’s move to Newcastle have made two arrests after a series of raids across Europe. Authorities in Belgium have been conducting far reaching inquiries into suspected money laundering related to transfers in the country since earlier this year. Mitrovic’s £13million transfer from Anderlecht to […]

Newcastle injury crisis as they could be without EIGHT players for Liverpool clash

By | 11th September 2019

NEWCASTLE have been struck by a crippling injury crisis which could leave them missing EIGHT players for their clash with Liverpool. Steve Bruce’s side know they face a daunting task to get anything from their trip to Anfield this weekend even if everyone is fit. But the Newcastle boss is having to prepare for the […]

Ex-Chelsea kids claim they were racially abused from age 12 with sick jibes about penis size and ‘robbing grannies’

By | 11th September 2019

TWO former Chelsea youth team players have claimed they were targeted with racist abuse by the club’s former assistant manager Gwyn Williams. The pair claim Williams subjected them to regular taunts over their colour while they were schoolboy players trying to carve out a career in the game. Williams, who strongly denies all allegations, is […]

Chelsea 1 Spurs 0: England wonder goal in front of Lionesses boss Neville fires Chelsea to victory over Tottenham

By | 8th September 2019

BETHANY ENGLAND hit a wonder goal in front of a bumper crowd at Stamford Bridge – and watching England boss Phil Neville. Chelsea’s midfielder fired a bullet into the top corner from 30-yards to secure victory over Women’s Super League debutants Tottenham in front of 24,564 fans. England, who made her debut for Neville’s team […]

Sir Jim Ratcliffe opted not to buy Chelsea because of stadium issues and snubbed Newcastle takeover due to Mike Ashley’s £350m valuation

By | 8th September 2019

BRITAIN’S richest man decided against buying Chelsea because the stadium problems would take too long to resolve. Sir Jim Ratcliffe was looking for his INEOS group to move into football and siezing control at Stamford Bridge was a serious option. The group held preliminary talks with Chelsea bosses about buying Roman Abramovich’s stake in the […]