Soccer

Chelsea player defies self-isolation protocol to play in public park

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount was spotted playing at a football park along with West Ham's Declan Rice on Sunday, defying the club's self-isolation protocols which came into place last week. Mason Mount of Chelsea.Credit:Getty Images Chelsea's first-team players and coaching staff are all in self-isolation after winger Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for the coronavirus last week. The Mirror reported that Mount and Rice, both England internationals, were playing a five-a-side

Bruno Fernandes will become a Manchester United 'legend', says Diogo Dalot

Bruno Fernandes will become a Manchester United “legend”, according to team-mate Diogo Dalot. Fernandes made an instant impact in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side after signing in January and until the recent postponement of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. Dalot, who is also an international team-mate of Fernandes with Portugal, has expressed his excitement at United’s future with Fernandes in the side, once football eventually resumes. “He’s a top

Coronavirus: Why English football in 2020-21 could look a lot like 1994-95

The world of European football faces one of the most momentous weeks in its modern history following a mass postponement of fixtures across the continent due to the coronavirus. The Premier League and the EFL was suspended until the start of April last week after players and staff at several clubs either displayed symptoms of the virus or were placed in self-isolation. An emergency meeting of Premier League stakeholders will

Juventus’ potential line up if Harry Kane seals transfer to join Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus are keeping tabs on Tottenham star Harry Kane with the hope of pairing him up with Cristiano Ronaldo up front. According to Tuttosport, Juve boss Maurizio Sarri sees Kane as the perfect partner for Manchester United legend Ronaldo that would help the Italian champions take the next step. The Italian giants have been dominating the Serie A in the past decade but have been unable to climb up the

Mikel Arteta intervention leads to Arsenal star making Liverpool transfer U-turn

Arsenal's head of sports medicine has made a dramatic career U-turn and will snub Liverpool to remain in north London, according to reports. Gary O'Driscoll had been set to move to Liverpool as a replacement for Andrew Massey, who left Anfield to become the director of FIFA's medical department. But the 49-year-old doctor from Ireland, has changed his mind and is now set to remain at Arsenal, where he has

Euro 2020: Uefa hints tournament postponed due to coronavirus

The postponement of Euro 2020 may already have been decided after Uefa cancelled its hotel bookings for Copenhagen, which is one of the host cities. The DGI-Byen Hotel in the Danish capital informed Reuters over the phone that Uefa had cancelled its rooms a little over a week ago. While the Marinelyst, which is usually the team base for the Danish national team, said in an e-mail that Uefa had cancelled the rooms booked on behalf of Age Hareideside.

Sadio Mane backed to reject Real Madrid transfer and stay at Liverpool for one reason

Sadio Mane should be “careful” when considering leaving Liverpool for Real Madrid, claims ESPN FC pundit Alejandro Moreno. Mane has been linked with a mega-money move to Real this summer after a fine campaign for Liverpool. But Moreno doubts whether the grass will be greener for the Senegal star at the Bernabeu. Mane has helped Liverpool reach two successive Champions League finals, winning one, and an almost unassailable lead at

Liverpool set to alter transfer decision that may affect Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta’s plans

Liverpool are set to offer Arsenal transfer target Adam Lallana a contract extension of sorts if the Premier League campaign is resumed in the summer months, per reports. The season is currently on pause due to the global coronavirus pandemic, with fixtures scheduled to resume on April 4. There is only a slight possibility of the campaign returning to action then, however, with it yet to be decided by the

Coronavirus: National League suspend matches until April

The National League has suspended matches and the Football Association is “advising that all grassroots football in England is postponed for the foreseeable future” due to the coronavirus pandemic. Following in the footsteps of leagues across the continent, the Premier League and EFL halted all matches until at least early April ahead of last weekend’s fixtures. Despite that, a variety of non-league competitions controversially went ahead at a time when

Man Utd trigger Nemanja Matic's contract clause to end transfer uncertainty

Manchester United have triggered Nemanja Matic's one-year contract extension option. Matic was out of contract this summer but his performances in recent months – with Paul Pogba out injured for much of the campaign and Scott McTominay sidelined for several weeks – have earned him the new deal. The Serbia international, 31, looked to be heading out of Old Trafford this summer, but has enjoyed a remarkable turnaround, his form