Chelsea 1:0 Norwich: Blues take huge step towards champions league

Olivier Giroud’s header handed Chelsea three vital Premier League points in an underwhelming 1-0 victory over Norwich City at Stamford Bridge. Frank Lampard had made no secret of his anger with his side’s performance in the 3-0 defeat at Sheffield United and making five changes for this match only exacerbated that, with Andreas Christensen, Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham all dropping to the bench. Norwich, already been relegated…

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Thorgan Hazard fast emerging from brother Eden Hazard’s shadow

Thorgan Hazard has long lived in the shadow of Eden, but following a stellar season at Borussia Dortmund while his elder brother struggled at Real Madrid, could the best Hazard actually play in the Bundesliga? Summer 2019 was a big one for the Hazard family. Eden was fulfilling a childhood dream by leaving Chelsea to join Madrid and his hero,…

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“The best dressing room so far” -Balogun on Wigan experience

Leon Balogun said Wigan Athletic might be one of the best clubs he has played for if they retain their Championship status while in administration. The Super Eagles defender admitted that he is having one of his best campaigns in the Championship despite initial doubts about the move. The Nigerian centre-back joined the Latics on an initial six-month loan in January after…

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Anthony Martial wanted by Inter milan in a swap deal

Manchester United star striker Anthony Martial wanted by Serie A Club Inter Milan in shock swap deal as Ed Woodward sets price, according to Calciomercato. This news will come as a big shock to United fans, with the France international finally staking his claim as the first choice central striker since the return of football after lockdown. It’s the best form…

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Matondo warned for wearing Sancho Dortmund shirt

Wales teenager Rabbi Matondo got in trouble with his club Schalke over an Instagram post showing him training in a shirt of fierce rivals Borussia Dortmund. The 19-year-old was wearing a shirt bearing the name of his friend and Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho during a gym workout. It was later deleted but not before angry comments from supporters and a…

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Lack of experience can be positive -Frank lampard

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard says that experience can be “overrated” and believes that his squad’s youthfulness could help them challenge for the Premier League title in the future. In his first campaign as a Premier League boss, Lampard has guided Chelsea to third place with three games remaining, leaving them in control of their hopes of Champions League qualification.…

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Solskjaer backs Man Utd to bounce back from Saints setback

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes his players learned a “hard lesson” as Southampton struck at the death to seal a point that prevented Manchester United climbing into the top four. The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced on Monday morning that Manchester City’s two-season European ban would be lifted, increasing the importance for fifth-placed United of winning that evening at Old…

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Chelsea moves for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak

Chelsea are hoping to seal a huge move for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak by sending Kepa Arrizabalaga the other way in a player-plus-cash deal. Manager Frank Lampard is keen on replacing Kepa as the first choice keeper at Stamford Bridge, despite the Spaniard costing the club over £71m just two years ago. The 25-year-old has not been convincing at…

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Klopp reveals future plan sets Liverpool departure date

Jurgen Klopp has reveal date for his departure from Liverpool, with the German planning to head home when his contract at Anfield expires in 2024. The German tactician plans to see out his contract at Anfield, which runs until the summer of 2024, and then head back to his homeland. The enigmatic 53-year-old committed to fresh terms with the Reds in December…

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Manchester City to play Champions League next season after UEFA ban lifted

Manchester City appeal against their two year ban from European competition, handed to them by UEFA in February, was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this morning. UEFA had found City guilty of breaching their club licensing and financial fair play regulations, but CAS found “most of the alleged breaches reported were either not established or time-barred”.…

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