Forrest serves up ace display as Celtic beat Aberdeen to win Betfred League Cup

James Forrest passed on the chance of following in the tennis shoes of Andy Murray to fulfil his ambition of becoming a professional footballer. Despite a phalanx of coaches telling the young Scot he had the potential to make it as a top tennis star, Forrest stuck to his guns and devoted his efforts to honing […]

Liverpool boss Klopp eyes to leapfrog Chelsea and move to Premier League summit

Jurgen Klopp will bid to guide Liverpool to the top of the Premier League once more when the Reds host Sunderland at Anfield on Saturday. But it is tight at the summit and any one of four teams could arguably be sitting looking down on their title rivals come the conclusion of weekend games. For […]

Riyad Mahrez in buoyant mood as Leicester look to seal last 16 Champions League spot

Riyad Mahrez reckons Leicester City are in confident mood ahead of the crucial Champions League clash with Club Brugge as they bid to reach the last 16. Leicester winger Mahrez spoke going into the Premier League champions’ match tonight in which they could seal a place in the last 16. City are top of Group […]

Conte got lucky with Chelsea tactics switch but amazing winning run is down to form not fortune

Chelsea chief Antonio Conte admits it was good fortune rather than tactical genius which led him to make the formation switch that has heralded an amazing Blues run of form. The Stamford Bridge outfits’ new-look 3-4-3 system paid off once more with another win at Middlesborough in the Premier League on Sunday, their sixth successive […]

Mkhitaryan pledges to make the grade under Mourinho at Manchester United

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says talk of a swift return to Borussia Dortmund from Manchester United is wide of the mark. And the Armenia star reckons he is determined to make the grade at Old Trafford despite struggling to break into Jose Mourinho’s first team after aggravating a thigh injury in the defeat to Manchester City in September. […]

Liverpool top of the Premier League pile but Blues, City and Arsenal in pursuit

Liverpool are sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League and will remain in their lofty position for at least another 11 days, thanks to the international break. Jurgen Klopp has the Reds followers whispering the words “title ambitions” after they trounced Watford 6-1 at Anfield last time of asking to go to the […]

Boss Conte lifts lid on Chelsea owner Abramovich’s passion for Blues

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has revealed owner Roman Abramovich studies the training videos shown to Blues players, such is his passion for knowledge about the game. Former Italy chief Conte, drafted in as the Stamford Bridge chief in the summer, says he is delighted with the studious approach the billionaire takes to tactics and team formation. […]

Moses a nice surprise for Chelsea boss Conte as Blues see off Saints

Antonio Conte admits he has been hugely surprised by the emergence of Victor Moses as a key player for Chelsea after the Blues’ 2-0 victory over Southampton on Sunday. Eden Hazard and Diego Costa both scored to hand the Stamford Bridge outfit a relatively comfortable Premier League win and the scoreline means they have enjoyed […]

Mkhitaryan may get Mourinho nod for Manchester United’s clash with Burnley

Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan is not a forgotten man and is still adapting to life in English football. United manager Mourinho has to contend with concerns over the fitness of Wayne Rooney, Chris Smalling and Anthony Martial ahead of the home Premier League clash with Burnley this weekend. And with Eric Bailly […]

Klopp ready to get Ings moving for Liverpool

Danny Ings is ready to reignite his Reds career as he is handed the chance to go in search of goals for Liverpool against Tottenham tonight. Kop boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Ings will be handed a chance against Spurs in the fourth round of the EFL Cup at Anfield. Ings, a capture from […]

Cahill’s praise for Blues after Manchester United crushed

Gary Cahill has heaped praise on his Chelsea team-mates after the Blues made Jose Mourinho’s homecoming as Manchester United manager one to forget for the self-proclaimed Special One. Antonio Conte’s men trounced an abject United 4-0 in a one-sided Premier League affair at Stamford Bridge, with the victory and points edging Chelsea above Tottenham into […]

Samba ace Luiz lifts lid on title ambition back with Chelsea

David Luiz has spoken of his delight at being back at Chelsea after returning to Stamford Bridge in the summer from Paris St Germain. Brazilian Luiz has settled right back in with the Blues and says he was eager to rekindle his romance with Antonio Conte’s side – and win the top flight crown after two years […]

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