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  • Sarri: I found out I'd been sacked by Napoli after seeing it on TV

    September 7, 2018 12:30 AM 13

    Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri reveals he found out he had been sacked by Napoli after seeing it on TV Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that he found out he had been sacked by Napoli only by seeing the news on television. The Italian boss took over at Stamford Bridge this summer following an impressive spell with the Serie A side. He secured

  • England winger Chris Ashton suffers fresh blow after his ban is extended

    September 6, 2018 11:39 PM 18

    Chris Ashton suffers fresh blow after his ban is extended... winger will not play again before Eddie Jones names England squad for Autumn fixtures Chris Ashton’s England hopes suffered another blow on Thursday after the Sale wing’s suspension was extended until October 15. Ashton, who negotiated an early release from a lucrative contract with French

  • West Ham told to pay £300k a year for claret carpet at London Stadium

    September 6, 2018 11:28 PM 12

    West Ham told to pay £300k a year for claret carpet to cover London Stadium athletics track West Ham's offer to pay for a claret-and-blue carpet to cover the London Stadium track has been rejected by their landlords, who instead want a yearly fee of £300,000. The club’s vice-chairman Karren Brady last month penned an open letter saying they would pay the cost of having

  • Manchester City sign 16-year-old goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu from Shamrock Rovers for £420,000

    September 6, 2018 10:56 PM 6

    Manchester City sign 16-year-old goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu from Shamrock Rovers for £420,000 Manchester City have completed a £420,000 deal to sign young goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu from Shamrock Rovers. Tottenham and Chelsea were also interested in signing the 16-year-old, who was already playing first team football in the League of Ireland. He also played

  • Mesut Ozil names his dream Arsenal five-a-side team

    September 6, 2018 3:00 PM 16

    Mesut Ozil names dream Arsenal five-a-side team with Thierry Henry picked and Cristiano Ronaldo headlining his Real Madrid V Mesut Ozil picked a very attacking side when asked to name his all-time Arsenal five-a-side dream team. Ozil opted for strikers Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp, attacking midfielders Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg, plus goalkeeper

  • Jorginho reveals his desire to return to Italy but insists he is relishing Chelsea move

    September 6, 2018 8:46 AM 15

    'Serie A is one of the best leagues in the world... I hope to go back one day': Jorginho reveals his desire to return to Italy but insists he is relishing Chelsea move and intensity of Premier League Jorginho has insisted he is relishing life in the Premier League, but revealed his desire to one day return to Italy. The midfielder followed Maurizio Sarri

  • Madison Keys powers past Carla Suarez Navarro and will face Naomi Osaka in the US Open semi-finals

    September 6, 2018 5:43 AM 15

    Madison Keys powers past Carla Suarez Navarro and will face Naomi Osaka in the US Open semi-finals Madison Keys powered past Carla Suarez Navarro, winning 6-4 6-3, to set up a semi-final clash with Naomi Osaka. Keys, beaten by Sloane Stephens in the final 12 months ago, is the highest seed left in the women's draw at 14 and played with conviction

  • Wilfried Zaha makes 'substantial' donation to Crystal Palace Ladies

    September 5, 2018 9:58 PM 12

    Wilfried Zaha makes 'substantial' donation to Crystal Palace Ladies Wilfried Zaha is to make a 'substantial financial contribution' to support the development of Crystal Palace Ladies' amateur players. On their official Twitter feed, the FA Women's Championship outfit thanked Zaha, who last month signed a new contract with Palace, for his 'stunning gesture'

  • Anthony Joshua claims he's got one eye on fights with Wilder and Fury already

    September 5, 2018 8:50 PM 16

    'I want to look past Alexander Povetkin': Anthony Joshua claims he has one eye on fights with Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury already Anthony Joshua admits he has one eye on future fights against the likes of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury ahead of his world heavyweight contest against Alexander Povetkin. Joshua will be defending his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO belts

  • Former Man United chief scout Javier Ribalta reveals he wanted club to sign Can and Goretzka

    September 5, 2018 5:14 PM 11

    Former Manchester United chief scout Javier Ribalta reveals he wanted club to sign Emre Can and Leon Goretzka on free transfers before summer exit Man United's former head of recruitment Javier Ribalta has admitted he wanted to bring Emre Can to Old Trafford after he left Liverpool on a free transfer during the summer. Ribalta regrets not being able to sign Can while