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the sun

Mauricio Pochettino is set to hold surprise talks with Nice over a swift return to management.

Bayern Munich and France defender Benjamin Pavard has hinted that he might be interested in a move to the Premier League where Chelsea and Manchester United are keen.

Sven Putman has pulled out of the Netherlands’ Under-21 squad because he wants to focus on securing a regular spot in the Newcastle squad.

Newcastle’s Sven Putman has pulled out of the Netherlands’ Under-21 squad

The Football Association is investigating a football director at the heart of a startling extortion case after the trial collapsed last week when he refused to give evidence against the defendants.

Aminata Diallo allegedly searched the internet for “how to break a kneecap” and a “dangerous drug cocktail” before attacking former Paris Saint-Germain teammate Khaira Hamraoui.

Football fans of the World Cup in Qatar will be able to buy non-alcoholic beer only during the first half and in matches during the winter tournament.

Brazil star Roberto Carlos revealed he agreed to move to Chelsea in 2007 and only had to sign the contract before the deal collapsed.

Former Chelsea youth player Miro Moheim has comedicly revealed his dismissal from Hamburg after spending too much time in the toilet and arriving late for a training session.

James Rodriguez could be ready for a difficult third meeting with Rafa Benitez linked to a role at his new club Olympiacos.

Daily Telegraph

Chelsea have sacked commercial director Damian Willoughby over a series of ‘inappropriate letters’ sent to football finance agent Catalina Kim that put a proposed multi-million-pound investment project at risk.

Chelsea will reopen talks with candidates for the club’s sporting director job this week with the understanding of Bayer Leverkusen’s Tim Stedeten and Leeds United’s Victor Orta.

The number of stadiums in England vying to host Euro 2028 matches has been reduced to 10 with Arsenal, Leeds United and Leicester City already ruled out.


A prominent sports official has spoken out about an endemic culture of bribery and corruption in the Olympic movement, alleging that he was involved in paying bribes to members of the International Olympic Committee to secure a place for taekwondo at the Games.

Premier League clubs are embroiled in disputes over how much each team should contribute to the extra money earmarked for the Premier League, with the Big Six wanting to split it evenly but smaller clubs wanting them to pay more due to their extra revenue from European competition.

Fifty golfers have written to the head of the golf world rankings requesting points retroactively and warning of conflicts of interest among referees.


Andriy Yarmolenko, a former West Ham striker, has called on all sporting governing bodies to follow the football model and ban Russia from competing internationally.

Migrant workers in Qatar are still in poor conditions just two months before the World Cup.

Evening Standard

ORLANDO, FL - JULY 23: Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic (10) during the match between Chelsea and Arsenal on July 23, 2022 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire) (Icon Sportswire via AP Images)
Christian Pulisic says Thomas Tuchel let him down during the Champions League final

Christian Pulisic has revealed his disappointment with former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel after sitting out during the final stages of the Champions League football season in the 2020-21 season.

daily expression

Mauricio Pochettino wants Tottenham and France captain Hugo Lloris to be his first signing if he is confirmed as Nice’s new coach.

Bruno Fernandes has revealed he was “really upset” when his potential move to Tottenham faltered within months before his move to Manchester United was eventually completed.

daily mirror

Tottenham and England defender Eric Dier is so concerned about the behavior of fans in English football that he has banned his mother from attending away matches.

Lisandro Martinez and Christian Romero are left stranded in the United Kingdom due to delays in visas to enter the United States due to the closure of the U.S. Embassy during mourning for Queen Elizabeth II.

daily Mail

Roman Abramovich could have bought Arsenal instead of Chelsea, but was told the club was not for sale by Swiss bankers, it emerged.

Steve Cooper’s situation at Nottingham Forest is closely monitored by a number of clubs in England and abroad, with the manager continuing to sign a new deal.

Christian Eriksen has revealed he was disappointed to hear the ridicule of Brentford fans when he returned to the club with Manchester United earlier this season.

Former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez is tipped to have Fernando Torres for a managerial career after impressing him during a recent training session.

Fabio Cannavaro is set to take his first job in Italy after agreeing to become Benevento’s next coach in Serie B.

Memphis Depay insists he is enjoying life at Barcelona after turning down the opportunity to join Chelsea over the summer.

The government is accused of helping to divest Worcester Warriors’ assets after Sport England agreed to transfer ownership of their stadium to a new company that retains its income.

Love Island’s Jack O’Neill has been offered a way back to rugby league after being called to represent his hometown of Cumbria when they face Jamaica in preparations for next month’s World Cup.

daily star

Former Russian Formula 1 driver Nikita Mazepin has said he has no interest in racing under a neutral flag.

Scottish sun

Rangers vice president Jon Bennett has made a plea for patience with the club’s summer signings.

daily log

Celtic icon John Hartson claimed Rangers tried to sign him after he played for their city rivals.