Chelsea confirm Frank Lampard’s first signing

The winter transfer window might be over but Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea have confirmed Frankie Lampard’s first transfer under his reign. Ajax wonderkid Hakim Ziyech will join the Blues at the end of this season after 4 fantastic years with the Dutch side. The Moroccan’s move from Ajax to Chelsea has been confirmed by both clubs […]

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse

England Women head coach Phil Neville is calling on the “football community” to boycott social media platforms until they do more to tackle racism. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham and Reading’s Yakou Meite have all recently received online racist abuse. Neville: ‘Twitter won’t do anything about it, Instagram won’t do anything […]

Man Utd condemn racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba

Manchester United have condemned racial abuse which was aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media after his missed penalty in the 1-1 draw at Wolves. Pogba saw his 68th-minute spot-kick saved by Rui Patricio as United dropped points in the English Premier League. In a statement, United said: ‘Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted […]

Wolves sign Jesus Vallejo on loan from Real Madrid

Wolves have signed Spanish centre-back Jesus Vallejo on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid. Vallejo, 22, who captained Spain’s Under-21 side to the European Championship victory in June, is Wolves’ first signing this summer. He made seven of his 19 Real appearances last season and recovered from injury to net his first LaLiga goal […]

Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea’s new manager

Frank Lampard has been appointed as the new head coach at Chelsea on a three-year contract, sealing a return to Stamford Bridge for the club’s record goalscorer. Chelsea are expected to pay Derby £4m in compensation for Lampard, who was excused from reporting for pre-season training with the Championship club on Monday. Lampard, 41, has left […]

Rafael Benitez is leaving Newcastle United

Newcastle United say manager Rafael Benitez will leave the club when his contract expires on 30 June. The Magpies finished 13th in the Premier League last season as Spaniard Benitez, who took over in March 2016, secured the club’s top-flight status. “We have worked hard to extend Rafa’s contract over a significant period of time,” […]

Man United’s Champions League run comes to an end, Arsenal need a miracle

Chelsea are guaranteed European Champions League action next season while Manchester United’s hopes of continental football have come to a disappointing end and Arsenal now need a miracle to finish in the top four. Chelsea beat Watford 3-0 in their English Premier League match on Sunday, while Arsenal were held 1-1 at home by Socceroos […]

Fulham relegated after Watford defeat

Fulham have become the second team to be relegated from the Premier League this season following a 4-1 defeat to Watford. The Cottagers will play in the Championship next season after failing to pick up enough points to ensure their top flight status. Huddersfield’s Championship status for 2019-20 was confirmed on Saturday, becoming the second team ever […]

Solskjaer says Man Utd job is ‘ultimate dream’

Manchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent manager on a three-year contract. The Norwegian, 46, arrived at Old Trafford on an interim basis in December to replace Jose Mourinho. ‘From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at this special club,’ said Solskjaer in a statement on the club website. ‘It was […]

Chelsea unable to sign new players for two windows

Fifa has announced that Chelsea have been banned from signing new players during the next two transfer windows for breaching rules in relation to youth players. The ban, will remain in place until the end of January 2020. This does not prevent the release of players and will not apply to their women’s and futsal […]

Maurizio Sarri is planning to be Chelsea manager ‘for a long time’

Although he accepts there is a problem with players adapting to his methods, Maurizio Sarri has admitted that there is a problem with his system at Chelsea but insists he is planning on staying at the club for “a long time”. Ex-Napoli coach is under serious pressure following a disappointing run of results. Many fans booed the […]

Klopp says Man City are ‘the best team in the world’

Jurgen Klopp has insisted Manchester City remain the best team in the world. The Liverpool manager was speaking ahead of their crunch match at the Etihad on Thursday. The Reds go into the meeting with a seven-point lead over their title rivals at the top of the English Premier League. Klopp was keen to push […]

Liverpool stretch lead at top of table with Newcastle win

Liverpool have piled the pressure on defending champions Manchester City after they extended their lead over their Premier League title rivals with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Newcastle. While Pep Guardiola’s side were slipping to third place after a second-successive surprise defeat – this time at Leicester – the Reds barely got out of second […]