Tag Archives: Football

Ex-West Ham bad boy Repka sentenced to nine-months for drink-driving… two weeks after being convicted of fraud

By | 20th February 2019

TOMAS REPKA has been handed a nine-month jail sentence for drink-driving just two weeks after the former West Ham defender was convicted of fraud. The 45-year-old was slapped with a 15-month prison term earlier this month after he was found guilty of selling a luxury car that he did not own. Repka – who featured […]

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Ronaldinho links up with Teqball, the new craze popular with Man Utd and Chelsea stars, to help it become new Olympic sport

By | 20th February 2019

RONALDINHO has linked up with Teqball, the football craze popular with Manchester United and Chelsea stars, to help it become a new Olympic sport. The Brazilian icon will champion the emergence of the fast-growing game that has been spotted everywhere from Premier League clubs to Lionel Messi’s back garden. Teqball almost works like a game of table tennis, […]

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Sarri’s fate is already sealed, it’s just a question of whether unloved Chelsea boss goes down fighting

By | 20th February 2019

THOSE searching for signs of gallows humour from Maurizio Sarri are likely to be disappointed. After all, the one thing that nobody will quibble with when the Italian’s qualities are raised is that he is not exactly a bundle of laughs at the best of times. But with even Sarri now recognising how precarious is […]

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How Frank Lampard could line up Chelsea next season if he takes over from Maurizio Sarri

By | 20th February 2019

FRANK LAMPARD could become Chelsea manager less than 12 months after landing his first job as a coach. The Derby boss’ name has been mentioned by Blues chiefs as they consider Maurizio Sarri’s future at the club. Zinedine Zidane remains Chelsea’s No1 choice – and bringing him in could attract the likes of Isco, Mauro […]

Stats prove how Liverpool facing Champions League exit after 0-0 home draw against Bayern Munich

By | 20th February 2019

LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp and his players stayed on the front foot after their Champions League draw with Bayern Munich. But the big numbers say the tie is now weighted firmly in the direction of the German club. Conventional wisdom suggests that, if you are not going to win the first leg on home soil, […]

Manchester United take ‘massive belief’ into Liverpool game, says Ashley Young

By | 20th February 2019

• United play at home to league leaders Liverpool on Sunday• Wins at Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea have brought confidenceAshley Young has said that Manchester United’s victories at Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea have given Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side “mas…

Messi matches shot failure record and Suarez reaches 24 hours without an away Champions League goal as Barcelona huff and puff against Lyon

By | 20th February 2019

LUIS SUAREZ drew a blank yet again for Barcelona in an away Champions League tie during their goalless draw against Lyon. The 32-year-old has now went 24 hours without finding the back of the net in a European tie on the road. His last strike away from the Nou Camp was against Roma at Stadio […]

Petr Cech watches Chelsea youth team to intensify talk of Blues role after Arsenal

By | 20th February 2019

PETR CECH was present to watch Chelsea’s Uefa Youth League game against Monaco — just days before Arsenal’s clash with BATE Borisov. The Stamford Bridge legend, 36, who moved to the Gunners in 2015, has reportedly been promised a job for life at his former club. He was all eyes as the Blues put AS Monaco […]

Abramovich attends opera 2,000 miles from Chelsea chaos – does it show he’s lost interest?

By | 20th February 2019

WHILE Maurizio Sarri dances with death in West London, Roman Abramovich has been taking in Moscow’s finest in ballet and opera 2,000 miles away. Chelsea’s hierarchy have been less than impressed with Sarri’s choreography in recent weeks as the Blues were humiliated by both Manchester City and United. The vitriol aimed towards the Italian coach by […]