Author Archives: mfleming


Chelsea flop Lucas Piazon claims his Blues career is over despite signing new contract until 2022

By | 11th September 2019

CHELSEA outcast Lucas Piazon has blasted the club, saying “my time is already over” – just days after signing a new contract until 2022. Piazon, 25, has been sent on loan to Portugues side Rio Ave – the seventh loan spell of his Chelsea career since joining the club in 2011. He was dubbed the […]


Watch Kosovo manager Bernard Challandes scream on TV in amazing tunnel meltdown during England’s 5-3 victory in Euro 2020 qualifier

By | 11th September 2019

KOSOVO manager Bernard Challandes was caught screaming on TV during an amazing meltdown in the tunnel during  England’s 5-3 victory on Tuesday night. TV cameras followed the eccentric Kosovo coach down the tunnel as he ranted about the decision to let Jadon Sancho’s second goal stand. Challandes, 68, was furious because he believed it should […]


Bologna boss Mihajlovic takes break from chemotherapy for leukaemia to sit in dugout for first game of season

By | 26th August 2019

BRAVE Bologna manager Sinisa Mihajlovic left his hospital bed where he has been having chemotherapy for leukaemia to take charge of their first game of the season. The Bologna players were stunned to see Mihajlolvic in the dressing room as the 50-year-old decided to attend their first Serie A game away to Verona. The Serbian […]

Bournemouth 1 Man City 3: Aguero scores twice as Sterling completes easy win for champions

By | 25th August 2019

SERGIO Aguero scored twice as champions Manchester City maintained their unbeaten start to the season on the sun-kissed south coast. Raheem Sterling also netted his customary goal against Bournemouth to help Pep Guardiola’s men move to within two points of the top of the Premier League. Aguero gave City the lead against the run of […]

Ex-Chelsea, Man City and England star Shaun Wright-Phillips retires from football aged 37

By | 24th August 2019

EX-CHELSEA and England star Shaun Wright-Phillips has retired from football aged 37. The winger – whose dad is Arsenal legend Ian Wright – played 36 times for England. Rex Features His last club was Phoenix Rising, an Arizona-based football team who play in the second tier of the US league system. The 37-year-old made the […]

N’Golo Kante misses Chelsea’s trip to Norwich with ankle injury in huge blow to Lampard’s hopes of first win

By | 23rd August 2019

N’GOLO Kante has picked up an ankle injury and is a major doubt ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Norwich on Saturday. Manager Frank Lampard revealed the news in his press conference ahead of the must-win game. The Chelsea boss – who is still chasing his first victory since replacing Maurizio Sarri in June – said: […]

Gary Staker to quit Chelsea as Jose Mourinho’s ‘big friend’ axed from player liaison job

By | 20th August 2019

CHELSEA stalwart Gary Staker, who has been at the side of every Blues manager for 20 years, is on the verge of quitting. The popular employee – who is half Italian – has been a familiar face since he became Italian superstar Gianluca Vialli’s translator when the striker was appointed player-manager in 1998. He is […]

Man Utd fly out to Norway for pre-season clash… but Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez stay at home

By | 29th July 2019

ROMELU LUKAKU and Alexis Sanchez will miss Manchester United’s pre-season clash with Kristiansund tomorrow. The Red Devils duo did not board the plan taking the rest of the squad to Oslo earlier today. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are entering the final stage of their summer camp with the new Premier League campaign kicking off in […]

Paulo Dybala transfer to Spurs or Man Utd: Seven things you didn’t know about Argentina star, including his love of Gladiator and writing with his right foot

By | 27th July 2019

AS Spurs and Man Utd fans will doubtless tell you, Paulo Dybala has got the lot – pace, guile, energy and an eye for goal. Since he moved to Juventus in a £35million deal from Palermo in 2015, the Argentinian international has been scoring at a rate of a goal a game. It’s those prolific […]

Newcastle boss Bruce tells Man Utd to forget about Longstaff transfer as Solskjaer eyes £30m bid

By | 24th July 2019

STEVE BRUCE has told Manchester United: Sean Longstaff is going nowhere. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have been eyeing up the Newcastle midfielder all summer with the view to submitting a £30million bid. But Bruce insists there is no way local lad Longstaff will be sold this summer. The new Toon boss last week likened Longstaff to […]