Full-back a target for Manchester United, City and Chelsea Southampton player likely to command fee in region of £30mLuke Shaw's future should be decided before the World Cup with the Southampton left-back interesting Manchester United, Manchester City, and Chelsea plus a host of elite clubs on the continent including Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Barc […]
The estimated population of the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is somewhere north of 180,000. From 25 April, those residents will not have the opportunity to read a printed local weekly newspaper because Trinity Mirror is closing the Fulham & Hammersmith Chronicle.. Continue reading...
Manchester City have topped a ranking of global sports pay, with an average first team player earning more than £5.3m per year. How do other teams compare and which is the best paying league?Manchester City have topped a ranking of global sports pay, with an average first-team player earning more than £5.3m per year. The global sports salaries survey 2014, p […]
With two divisions and more media and commercial interest, women's football has a new intensity this season"We think over the next four years WSL1 will be full-time professionals," says Kelly Simmons, the Football Association's director of the national game and women's football. "Four years ago I remember talking to England play […]
Five of the world's 20 best paid sports teams play in the Premier League, with Manchester City's average weekly wage of £102,653 higher than wages at Barcelona and Real Madrid Datablog: the top payers in sport Datablog: the top payers in sportIf Brendan Rodgers can win the Premier League title with Liverpool this season, some of his fellow managers […]
Atlético manager: 'It is normal Chelsea are interested in him' Simeone also expects Thibaut Courtois to take on Chelsea Will Atlético Madrid's shrewd transfer policy pay off?The Atlético Madrid manager Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop his star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea in the summer. Continue reading...
'We have players who have played in big games' Goalkeeper bemoans schedule around Champions LeaguePetr Cech has warned Liverpool their sternest tests lie ahead as expectation steadily builds on the league leaders, with Chelsea, Champions League semi-finalists and a team with top-flight winners in their midst, hovering unnervingly at their backs.Che […]
£50m signing has fallen down Stamford Bridge pecking order Inter move could hinge on Europa League qualificationThe overhaul of Chelsea's strike-force this summer could yet include the departure of the club's record signing, Fernando Torres, to Internazionale after the Italians reiterated their interest in the Spain forward.Torres, a £50m arrival f […]
Our Merseyside football writer was online to discuss the weekend's Premier League games and debate who will win the league: Liverpool, Chelsea or Manchester City 12.53pm BST But we have plenty of other stories for you to read this lunchtime:Diego Costa will be fit to face Chelsea in Champions League Right, that's it from me. Got follow-ups from Liv […]
Atlético Madrid striker gashes shin in collision with post Diego Simeone adamant Costa will play against ChelseaDiego Costa will be fit to play against Chelsea in the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday 22 April.The 25-year-old forward, tipped to join Chelsea in the summer, collided with a post when scoring Atlético's second goal in the 2-0 win at Ge […]