Category Archives: Newspapers

VAR has already changed football for better or worse – and you all asked for it

By | 18th August 2019

ONLY two weeks in and the blame game has started. VAR, it seems, has been judged:  Guilty, as charged. How dare one referee, sitting in a booth near Heathrow, determine the outcome of a match? Why is he allowed to rule out goals that would have stood last season? CORRECT DECISIONS And who decided the joy […]

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Chelsea boss Lampard picks up first point – but feels worse than he did after Man Utd thrashing

By | 18th August 2019

FRANK LAMPARD won his first point as Chelsea boss — but felt worse than after last week’s 4-0 drubbing at Manchester United. His Stamford Bridge team had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Leicester when Wilfred Ndidi’s bullet header cancelled out Mason Mount’s opener. Lampard said: “It’s strange as the performance against United overall […]

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Man City star De Bruyne claims only way to clear up handball farce is to ‘cut off’ players’ arms

By | 18th August 2019

KEVIN DE BRUYNE claims the only way to sort the controversial handball rule is “cut off players’ arms”. Manchester City’s star, 28, was fuming after VAR chalked off Gabriel Jesus’ late goal against Tottenham. Although City celebrated, VAR confirmed that the ball brushed Aymeric Laporte’s arm on the way through to Jesus. KDB said: “What […]

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Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino wants transfer window to stay open longer

• Spurs manager fears club could lose Christian Eriksen• Pochettino wants longer window like other nationsMauricio Pochettino has described the decision to close the domestic summer transfer window in early August as a “massive mistake” and claims he h…

Chelsea U23 vs Liverpool U23: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Premier League 2 clash

By | 18th August 2019

LIVERPOOL’s young guns will look to hit back after a dismal start to the Premier League 2 season. They were walloped 4-0 by Spurs in their opening game of the new term but will be hoping to kick-start their challenge when they head south to face Chelsea. The Blues are searching for back-to-back victories after […]

Newcastle, Norwich and Ipswich fans allegedly involved in ‘huge disturbance’ at Peterborough station as seven are arrested

By | 18th August 2019

SEVEN arrests were after a “large disturbance” at Peterborough Railway Station involving 250 football fans on Saturday. British Transport Police were called into action around 7:50pm last night. According to several eye-witness accounts posted on Twitter, cops descended into the station due to alleged clashes between supporters of Norwich City, Newcastle United and Ipswich Town. […]

Chelsea fans clash in stands in huge row during Frank Lampard’s return home against Leicester

By | 18th August 2019

STEWARDS were forced to intervene after a fight broke out between Chelsea fans in the stands that threatened to overshadow Frank Lampard’s return to Stamford Bridge. Officials headed to a section in the home end to separate supporters clashing in ugly scenes in the midst of the 1-1 draw with Leicester. Images show security wading […]

Real Madrid ‘to make one more transfer attempt at landing Paul Pogba from Man Utd this month’ but Christian Eriksen looks likely to go

By | 18th August 2019

REAL MADRID are reportedly set to make a last-ditch attempt to sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United. The Times claims Zinedine Zidane has not given up hope of bringing the World Cup winner to Spain this summer. Pogba declared he was ready for a new challenge in July but a bid from Real failed to […]

Chelsea flop Tiemoue Bakayoko on transfer radar of PSG and Monaco who are plotting late move

By | 18th August 2019

CHELSEA flop Tiemoue Bakayoko is set to be handed a career lifeline by Paris Saint-Germain or former club Monaco, according to reports. The midfielder has struggled for form at Stamford Bridge since his £40million move from Monaco in 2017. And he has been no better during his recent loan spell at AC Milan. The 24-year-old […]

PSG and Bayern Munich make late transfer swoop for Juventus’ ex-Liverpool star Emre Can

By | 18th August 2019

BAYERN MUNICH and Paris Saint-Germain are set to make a late move for Juventus midfielder Emre Can, according to reports. The ex-Liverpool man, 25, has failed to impress Maurizio Sarri since the Italian joined and he is behind Sami Khedira and Blaise Matuidi in the holding midfield pecking order. And according to Italian newspaper Tuttosport […]