Chelsea win Women's Super League on points per game despite Man City being top

Chelsea are the new Women's Super League champions despite them being in second place when the season was cancelled. The Blues have picked up their third WSL title in the last five years via the points per game system, which has cruelly denied table-toppers Manchester City the chance to complete their title challenge. When the season was halted City were top with 40 points from their 16 matches, with Chelsea

Dan Carter given fierce warning after joining the Blues – by his Crusaders-supporting father

Dan Carter’s shock decision to join the Blues has riled up fans of his former side Canterbury Crusaders to such an extent that even his father hopes the former All Blacks fly-half will be on the losing team when they meet in July. The 38-year-old Carter, who played for the Crusaders from 2003-15 before moving to France, surprised many on Thursday when he signed with the Blues for New Zealand’s

Rudiger 'played key role in convincing Werner to agree Chelsea move'

Antonio Rudiger ‘played key role in convincing Timo Werner to agree Chelsea move’ as Frank Lampard looks set to snatch £53m German from under Liverpool’s noses Antonio Rudiger reportedly played a key role in landing Timo Werner for Chelsea  On Thursday, reports emerged of the 24-year-old agreeing to join the Blues  And Bild claim that the defender was influential in the surprise move  Rudiger and Werner played together at Stuttgart

Premiership announces 15 August start date to restart rugby after coronavirus

Premiership Rugby has outlined plans to return on 15 August in an effort to complete the 2019/20 season, ending what will be a five-month hiatus for the sport in England. In what will be one of the final sports to return to action in Britain, rugby union will get the green light to resume matches in late summer, with the top flight still hoping to complete all nine remaining rounds

Manchester United 'eye Benfica defensive midfielder Florentino Luis'

Manchester United ‘eyeing up move for Benfica star Florentino Luis’… and Portuguese youngster is nicknamed ‘the Octopus’ for the way he dominates midfield! Manchester United met up with Benfica’s Florentino Luis’ agent in January The 20-year-old midfielder has many suitors including Italian giants AC Milan Injuries have curtailed his season in large parts, just making 10 appearances  Manchester United are looking at strengthening their midfield next season and have identified

Marcos Llorente spent lockdown watching repeats of Atletico Madrid’s famous Champions League win at Liverpool

Atletico Madrid’s Marcos Llorente was the hero on the night they knocked holders Liverpool out of the Champions League just before the novel coronavirus pandemic disrupted football and he has been watching repeats of the match during lockdown. Llorente scored for Atletico in the first half of extra time in the last-16 second leg in Merseyside on March 11 and then struck again before Alvaro Morata rounded off a 3-2

Newcastle takeover: Premier League will ‘fully consider’ calls to block Saudi bid from murdered Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has said that calls to block Newcastle United’s controversial Saudi Arabia-led takeover bid are being “fully considered”, but has refused to meet the fiancee of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Hatice Cengiz has spoken out against the intended actions of a consortium that is being backed by the Public Investment Fund, with an offer to buy Newcastle from Mike Ashley currently under consideration. In a

Bayer Leverkusen chief makes admission over Kai Havertz's future

Bayer Leverkusen's sporting director Simon Rolfe has admitted he has no idea where Kai Havertz will be playing his football next season and has no preference on which club the youngster signs for if he decides to leave. Havertz is the talk of the town in the Bundesliga, alongside Jadon Sancho, and like the Borussia Dortmund winger, has been attracting keen admirers from the Premier League and beyond. The 20-year-old

Ben Chilwell's stance on Chelsea transfer as Frank Lampard eyes big-money move

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has made Ben Chilwell a summer transfer target and the Leicester City star is tempted by the opportunity to seal a move to Stamford Bridge this summer, according to reports. Lampard has identified that he needs to strengthen the left-back position in his squad and has made Chilwell one of his top targets. The 23-year-old is having a great season for the Foxes and he has

Man Utd chiefs hatch secret Paul Pogba transfer plan involving Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United chiefs want Paul Pogba to ink a new long-term contract at Old Trafford, and think Bruno Fernandes could play a huge role in convincing the Frenchman to snub interest from Real Madrid and Juventus. The Daily Mail claims United want to avoid losing Pogba for below his market value, and will be triggering the one-year extension clause in his contract. Pogba is about to enter into the final