Cristiano Ronaldo scores record-equalling goal on 1,000th senior game while Erling Haaland scores 40th goal of the season

22 Feb

Cristiano Ronaldo and Erling Haaland had games to remember on Saturday, with both players bagging landmark goals. The Portuguese, who is a well-established great of the game, scored for Juventus on his 1,000 senior game in his career. He opened the scoring at SPAL after getting on the end of Juan Cuadrado’s cross. Ex-Arsenal man […]

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers says it was ‘hugely disappointing’ to not get penalty in defeat to Man City

22 Feb

Brendan Rodgers firmly believes that Leicester were denied a clear penalty during their defeat at home to Manchester City. Leicester were beaten 1-0 by the reigning Premier League champions in an entertaining contest – Gabriel Jesus grabbing the winner on 80 minutes. However, the game was not short of controversy with the home side denied […]

Three Serie A games, including Inter Milan vs Sampdoria, among Italian football matches postponed due to coronavirus fears

22 Feb

Inter Milan vs Sampdoria is one of three Serie A games postponed over rising fears about the coronavirus outbreak in Italy. More than 40 Italian football matches were called off on Saturday, while now additional games have also been put off. Atalanta’s clash with Sassuolo and Cagliari’s trip to Verona have also been postponed Over […]

Peter Crouch slams Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho’s ‘negative’ and ‘demoralising’ tactics after Chelsea loss

22 Feb

Peter Crouch slammed Jose Mourinho’s ‘negative’ and ‘demoralising’ tactics following Tottenham’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday. The result leaves Spurs four points behind fourth-placed Chelsea, who won thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso. Long-term injuries to Harry Kane (hamstring) and Heung-min Son (arm) have limited Mourinho’s attacking options. And their lack […]

Tony Cascarino stands by claims that Jose Mourinho is FINISHED as a manager, after Jamie O’Hara branded it ‘nonsense’

22 Feb

Tony Cascarino has defended his claims that Jose Mourinho has been ‘left behind’ by modern football, after former Tottenham star Jamie O’Hara slammed it as ‘utter nonsense’. Following Spurs’ defeat to RB Leipzig in the Champions League last week, the former Chelsea striker claimed the Special One’s philosophy is outdated and irrelevant and has now […]

Man City get the better of Leicester in thriller as Sergio Aguero has penalty saved and VAR causes controversy

22 Feb

There was yet more VAR controversy on Saturday as Manchester City grabbed a 1-0 win against Leicester at the King Power Stadium. The visitors were perhaps fortunate to not have a penalty given against them in the first half with Kevin De Bruyne blocking James Maddison’s free-kick with his hand. And then Man City were […]

Has VAR contradicted itself during Leicester’s clash against Man City? Kevin De Bruyne not penalised for handball but Dennis Praet is…

22 Feb

Praise for VAR has been scarce in the Premier League this season but it’s having a bit of a nightmare this weekend. In the early kick-off, Giovani Lo Celso somehow avoided a red card for a nasty stamp on Cesar Azpilicueta during Tottenham’s defeat to Chelsea. The Professional Game Match Officials Limited even admitted afterwards […]

‘Stockley Park is a comedy club’ – Adrian Durham in furious VAR rant after Lo Celso escapes red in Chelsea vs Tottenham

22 Feb

Adrian Durham has branded VAR ‘a total and utter joke’ and says the referee HQ Stockley Park is ‘a comedy club’ after another farcical afternoon for video technology. The talkSPORT host believes VAR has ‘achieved the impossible’ and got EVEN WORSE after Giovani Lo Celso escaped a red card for a stamp on Cesar Azpilicueta […]

Championship results: Leeds secure back-to-back wins for first time since December, Stoke, Charlton, Barnsley and Wigan pick up big victories near the bottom

22 Feb

Leeds secured back-to-back wins for the first time since December with a 1-0 victory over Reading. Pablo Hernandez’s 57th minute strike was enough to extend the gap from third-placed Fulham to five points after Scott Parker’s men were held at Derby on Friday. Championship leaders West Brom further enhanced their promotion credentials with an emphatic […]

Premier League RESULTS: Frank Lampard trumps Jose Mourinho again as Chelsea beat Tottenham, Man City edge past Leicester, Villa and Bournemouth lose

22 Feb

The apprentice became the master at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea manager Frank Lampard got the better of former boss Jose Mourinho as the Blues beat Tottenham 2-1. Goals from Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso put the dominant Chelsea in charge. Antonio Rudiger’s late own goal gave the visitors brief hope but Lampard’s men held on […]

Frank Lampard says Giovanni Lo Celso incident a ‘bad advert’ for VAR and PGMOL statement is ‘not good enough’

22 Feb

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says he wants VAR to work but believes the failure to send Tottenham man Giovanni Lo Celso off at Stamford Bridge further questions about the new system. Lo Celso was very fortunate to escape a red card for a stamp on Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta during Chelsea’s London derby victory over […]

Jose Mourinho admits it will be ‘very, very difficult’ for Tottenham to finish in top four after Chelsea defeat

22 Feb

Jose Mourinho has admitted it will be ‘very, very difficult’ for Tottenham to finish in the top four this season. Spurs suffered a damaging 2-1 defeat to fourth-placed Chelsea on Saturday, which leaves them four points behind their rivals. Goals from Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso condemned Tottenham to a first Premier League defeat since […]

Six Nations RESULTS: Scotland cruise to victory over Italy in Rome ahead of crunch clash between Wales and France

22 Feb

Scotland cruised to a straightforward 17-0 victory over Italy to claim their first victory of the 2020 Six Nations campaign. Scotland had failed to score in either of their opening defeats to Ireland and England, but Stuart Hogg – guilty of horror spills in both those losses – made amends after 23 minutes with a […]

Peter Crouch reveals Jose Mourinho FaceTimed him to see if he was available for Tottenham after injuries to Harry Kane and Heung-min Son

22 Feb

Peter Crouch has revealed Jose Mourinho FaceTimed him to see if he was available to fill the attacking void at Tottenham. Spurs could be without crocked stars Harry Kane (hamstring) and Heung-min Son (arm) for the rest of the season. In their absence, Lucas Moura has been leading the line, but has failed to score […]

Cesar Azpilicueta says Lo Celso challenge was ‘a clear stamp’ and he ‘felt it straight away’ after Chelsea’s win over Tottenham

22 Feb

Cesar Azpilicueta was surprised Tottenham midfielder Giovani Lo Celso escaped a red card for his ‘clear stamp’ in the Chelsea captain in the Blues’ huge 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge. Frank Lampard once again schooled his former manager Jose Mourinho, as his side completed the double over their London rivals on Saturday afternoon with a […]