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Time to jump on a Bournemouth-based bandwagon? Fantasy football tips

Time to jump on a Bournemouth-based bandwagon? Fantasy football tips

Hazard is the leading scorer in the Premier League this season After another international break, the Premier League is back this weekend, meaning fantasy football players have some big decisions to make. You’ve assessed who’s picked up a knock while on duty with their country, you’ve checked the fixtures, but now come the big calls […]

Mourinho ‘would love’ to sign Hazard for Man Utd

Mourinho ‘would love’ to sign Hazard for Man Utd

Hazard won the League Cup and Premier League with Mourinho’s 2014-15 Chelsea side Jose Mourinho “would love” to sign Eden Hazard for Manchester United but knows it would be impossible because “Chelsea are led by intelligent people”. Hazard, 27, won the Premier League under Mourinho during the manager’s second spell at Chelsea in 2015. The […]

Middlesbrough win at Sheff Wed to go top of Championship

Middlesbrough win at Sheff Wed to go top of Championship

After breaking his duck in the win at Ipswich, on-loan Mo Besic has now scored for Boro in successive away games Mo Besic and Britt Assombalonga got the goals as Middlesbrough hung on to beat Sheffield Wednesday and return to the top of the Championship. After a poor first half, Boro hit the Owls with […]

‘Evolution not revolution’ – Arsenal to stick with ‘self-sustaining’ approach

‘Evolution not revolution’ – Arsenal to stick with ‘self-sustaining’ approach

Arsenal’s most recent trophy success came in May 2017 when they won the FA Cup for a record 13th time Arsenal are “confident” that their “self-sustaining business model” is capable of financing major success, the club’s new managing director said. Vinai Venkatesham was appointed in the role after ex-chief executive Ivan Gazidis left in September. […]

Mourinho has to be respected – Chelsea boss Sarri

Media playback is not supported on this device Is Hazard a ‘slave’? – reporter’s question tickles Sarri Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho deserves to be respected because he is “one of the best in the world”, says Chelsea counterpart Maurizio Sarri. United take on Mourinho’s former club at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, with the Portuguese […]

Karen Carney: Chelsea and Football Association report abuse to police

Karen Carney: Chelsea and Football Association report abuse to police

The messages sent to Karen Carney were condemned on social media by England boss Phil Neville The “abhorrent” rape and death threats sent to Karen Carney have been reported to police by the Football Association and Chelsea, says the England player. Midfielder Carney, 31, received the messages on Instagram after Wednesday’s Champions League win over […]

‘You don’t want a Joshua fight every two nights’ – Klopp criticises Nations League

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Do it with another sport’ – Klopp on Nations League Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has compared the Nations League to world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua having to box “every second night”. The Reds boss called the competition “senseless” before the international break, citing added strain on players. […]

‘Give me a break’ – Benzema denies kidnap reports

‘Give me a break’ – Benzema denies kidnap reports

Karim Benzema joined Real Madrid from Lyon in 2009 Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has denied reports he was involved in an attempted kidnapping in Paris, saying people should “give me a break”. French publication Mediapart claimed Benzema, 30, was involved in the alleged kidnap attempt of an acquaintance who reportedly owes him 50,000 euros […]

Would Man Utd sacking Mourinho be justified?

Media playback is not supported on this device Months? Weeks? Days? How much longer will Mourinho stay at Man Utd? The Premier League weekend before the international break was dominated by talk Jose Mourinho was about to lose his job as Manchester United manager. According to one national newspaper, the Portuguese’s time at the club […]

Can Chelsea and Man Utd be separated? Lawro’s predictions v cricket great Warne

Can Chelsea and Man Utd be separated? Lawro’s predictions v cricket great Warne

The Premier League returns this weekend, with Chelsea playing Manchester United at lunchtime on Saturday in the first action after the international break. “It is a big game – talk about announcing that the Premier League is back,” BBC Sport’s football expert Mark Lawrenson said. “The story is former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho going back […]