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Shevchenko’s son, 12, is future star at Chelsea’s academy and could qualify to play for England

By | 16th September 2019

ANDRIY SHEVCHENKO’S son is training at Chelsea’s youth academy – and could qualify to represent England through his residency status. Kristian Shevchenko, who turns 13 in November and is the second of the former Blues striker’s four sons, was born and raised in London, making him potentially eligible to play for the Three Lions as […]

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Villa star Grealish sleeps at the training ground to cram in extra sessions, reveals boss Smith

By | 15th September 2019

DEAN SMITH says Jack Grealish is a football ‘nut’ who sleeps at the training ground so he can cram more sessions in. And the Villa boss joked: ‘I’m surprised his missus is still with him!’ Grealish was left fuming after ref Kevin Friend booked him for diving at Crystal Place two weeks ago. The decision […]

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Man City star De Bruyne sends warning to Liverpool: ‘We’ll catch you, just like last season’

By | 15th September 2019

KEVIN DE BRUYNE reckons history can repeat itself and Manchester City will once again hunt down Liverpool. The champions are already five points off Jurgen Klopp’s team after Saturday’s 3-2 loss to Norwich. But City were seven points off Liverpool  after 20 games last season. De Bruyne said: “We can still win with the same […]

Sadio Mane reveals he held ‘face-to-face’ talks with Mo Salah after his furious outburst at Liverpool team-mate

By | 15th September 2019

SADIO MANE says he spoke to Mohamed Salah “face to face” following his outburst at being substituted during Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Burnley. The Senegal striker reacted angrily as he was hauled off at Anfield by Jurgen Klopp just minutes after his Egyptian teammate elected to try and score rather than play him in on […]

Jose Mourinho claims Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi made him a better manager

By | 15th September 2019

JOSE MOURINHO says Lionel Messi has helped make him a better coach – despite the fact that the pair have never worked together. The Portuguese came up against Messi during spells managing Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, losing out in the Champions League semi-final in 2011 to a Barcelona team inspired by the Argentinean. […]

Is Wolves vs Burnley on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Premier League match

By | 24th August 2019

WOLVES host Burnley on their return to Premier League action following Thursday’s trip to Turin in the Europa League. Nuno Espirito Santo’s team are looking to register their first league win of the season after back-to-back draws against Leicester and Manchester United, whilst the Clarets are looking for a response following their defeat against Arsenal […]

St Mirren vs Rangers live stream: How to watch Scottish Premiership match online and on TV

By | 24th August 2019

RANGERS will be looking to continue their perfect start to the Scottish Premiership season and leapfrog Celtic into top spot when they play St Mirren. Steven Gerrard’s Gers have begun with two wins out of two in the league, showing their great rivals they’re in no mood to let them cruise to a ninth consecutive […]

Torres gets hug from Iniesta and emotional message from Gerrard after final career game… but Sagan Tosu thumped 6-1

By | 23rd August 2019

FERNANDO TORRES was given an emotional embrace by former Spain teammate Andres Iniesta as he took to the pitch for the final time in his career. But that was as far as the sentimentality went on his long-awaited swansong. Torres’s Sagan Tosu side were thrashed 6-1 at home by Kobe in the Japanese J-League as […]

Solskjaer reveals Dalot is injured and will miss next two games after backlash from Man Utd fans for picking Young ahead of youngster

By | 23rd August 2019

DIOGO DALOT is set to miss Manchester United’s game against Crystal Palace on Saturday after manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed injury caused him to sit out the team’s first two games of the season. The defender was absent for both of United’s Premier League outings so far, including the 4-0 win against Chelsea at Old […]

Real Madrid teen sensation Takefusa Kubo branded ‘Japanese Messi’ completes Mallorca loan transfer

By | 23rd August 2019

REAL MADRID have sent their young Japanese starlet Takefusa Kubo on loan to La Liga rivals Real Mallorca for the remainder of the season. The 18-year-old signed for Real in June from FC Tokyo with the expectation that he would link up with the club’s reserve team this term. He was taken on tour with […]