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Tottenham v Liverpool Champions League final will be a test – Southgate

Liverpool beat Tottenham in both league meetings this season England manager Gareth Southgate admits uniting Tottenham and Liverpool players after the Champions League final will be a “test of our management skills”. Spurs and Liverpool contest European football’s top prize on 1 June, five days before England’s Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands. “We have […]

Manchester City & FFP: What could happen next – Q&A

Pep Guardiola’s appointment as Manchester City manager was viewed as a major step towards bringing Champions League success to the club – but now Uefa investigators are understood to want the Premier League champions banned from the competition The Premier League champions find themselves embroiled in one of the most controversial and high-profile financial fair […]

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd boss will get financial backing – Ed Woodward

Media playback is not supported on this device Challenging for the title next season would be miraculous – Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will get the financial backing to bring success back to Manchester United, says executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. United finished sixth in the Premier League this season. “The strength of our business means we […]

Nations League: Harry Kane in England squad, Ruben Loftus-Cheek out

Harry Kane has not played since getting injured against Manchester City in the Champions League on 9 April Tottenham striker Harry Kane is one of nine Champions League finalists named in England’s initial 27-man squad for the inaugural Nations League finals despite his fitness being “an unknown”. England captain Kane has not played since injuring […]

Man City referred to Uefa financial body

Manchester City won the Premier League for the fourth time in eight seasons on Sunday Manchester City say they are “disappointed, but regrettably not surprised” after being referred to Uefa’s financial control body adjudicatory chamber. BBC Sport reported this week that Uefa investigators want City to be banned from the Champions League for a season […]

Raheem Sterling: How speaking out on racism has helped make him a role model

At only 24, Raheem Sterling already has 49 England caps In 2018-19, Raheem Sterling shone brighter than ever in Manchester City’s star-studded squad. The 24-year-old is on the cusp of a domestic treble – Premier League champion, Carabao Cup winner and with the FA Cup final to come on Saturday. His personal honours include the […]

Marcelo Bielsa will listen to Leeds offers after ‘painful’ Derby play-off defeat

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa (centre) signed a two-year deal at the club last summer Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa will “listen to proposals” for him to stay at the club after a “painful” play-off semi-final defeat by Derby. The Argentine’s side lost 4-2 in the second leg at Elland Road, a 4-3 defeat on aggregate. […]

Ruben Loftus-Cheek could miss Europa League final after injuring ankle

Ruben Loftus-Cheek is helped off the pitch by Chelsea medical staff Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek could miss the Europa League final after sustaining an ankle injury during a charity friendly in the USA. The 23-year-old went down clutching his left ankle in the first half of Chelsea’s 3-0 win over New England Revolution at Gillette […]

Frank Lampard: Derby County reaching play-off final ‘up there’ in career highs

Frank Lampard won 106 caps for England and 13 major trophies while a Chelsea player Frank Lampard says guiding Derby County to the Championship play-off final is a comparable feeling to anything he achieved in his playing career. The former England and Chelsea player’s side fought back from 2-0 down on aggregate to beat Leeds […]

Leeds United 2-4 Derby County (3-4 agg): Jack Marriott scores twice to send Rams to Wembley

Derby County had lost their three previous meetings with Leeds United this season Substitute Jack Marriott was the hero as Derby stunned Leeds to set up a Championship play-off final against Aston Villa after a wild night at Elland Road. The hosts took the lead on the night to go 2-0 up on aggregate when […]