Man City vs Chelsea: Can Tuchel beat Pep again in their UCL dress rehearsal?

Just two years on from Liverpool’s Champions League triumph over Tottenham, fans will again be treated to another all-English final after Chelsea booked their spot in the Istanbul showpiece with Manchester City. Thomas Tuchel’s men put on a masterclass at Stamford Bridge to deny Real Madrid, with Timo Werner and Mason Mount sealing the 3-1 […]

Zidane: Hazard has already apologised for laughing, he didn’t mean to offend

Zinedine Zidane addressed the media on Saturday and Eden Hazard’s laughter was one of the main talking points, with the coach pointing to the fact that the Belgian has apologised. He revealed that he had a conversation with the Belgian after the events of Stamford Bridge. “Hazard has already apologised for what happened the other […]

Real Madrid, Barça and Juventus issue joint statements denouncing ‘threats’

The three surviving clubs from the original 12 breakaway Super Leagues have penned a joint communique where they complain about external ‘pressure’ and ‘threats’. After UEFA confirmed its plan to prepare disciplinary action against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, the three teams that remain involved in the breakaway European Super League responded in a joint […]

Barcelona, Real Madrid & Juventus released a joint statement regarding the ESL

Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Juventus feel sorry for UEFA punishment decision on European Super League teams and the three clubs will find a proper solution (i) The founding clubs have suffered, and continue to suffer, unacceptable third-party pressures, threats, and offenses to abandon the project and therefore desist from their right and duty to provide solutions […]

Phil Foden and Mason Mount have been leading lights for Man City and Chelsea

After Manchester City and Chelsea booked their tickets for the Champions League final, young England duo Phil Foden and Mason Mount grabbed plenty of the headlines. What Foden and Mount are doing for their respective leading clubs is not normal for players of such a tender age. They look born to play on the biggest […]

OFFICIAL: UEFA reintegrate nine clubs involved in the so-called ‘Super League’

The matter of the other clubs involved in the so-called “Super League” will be referred to the competent UEFA disciplinary bodies. In a spirit of reconciliation, and for the good of European football, nine of the 12 clubs involved in the so-called ‘Super League’ project submitted to UEFA a ‘Club Commitment Declaration’ setting out the position of […]

Mahrez insists Neymar and Mbappe ‘defended a lot’ in UCL exit to Man City

Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez has leapt to the defence of Paris Saint-Germain forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe after the pair were slated for their role in the French side’s Champions League exit. PSG wasted a slew of chances in the second leg defeat at the Etihad Stadium while City made the most of their […]

De Bruyne on UCL final excitement and why stats show club’s future is so bright

“Wow, it’s a big one. It’s a beautiful step.” It’s three days on from Manchester City booking their place in the Champions League final when Sky Sports sits down with him, but Kevin De Bruyne, puffing out his cheeks and unable to hold back a smile, is still coming to terms with the enormity of […]

Five things to look for in Manchester City and Chelsea’s Champions League final dress rehearsal

With both Chelsea and Manchester City having qualified for the Champions League final in Istanbul, there is now a rather intriguing subplot to the Premier League clash between the two teams on Saturday. Manchester City can clinch the Premier League title with a victory, whilst Chelsea will move into third place ahead of Leicester City […]

Stamford Bridge? Zidane was born to coach Real Madrid

While the proud Real Madrid support pick themselves up ahead of the league run-in, while Eden Hazard askes for forgiveness, while Toni Kroos demands respect from rising stars like Mason Mount, who still has a long way to go to be anywhere near the German, Zinedine Zidane and Florentino Perez are still acting like a […]