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Chelsea call off Premier League victory parade after Manchester attack

Chelsea call off Premier League victory parade after Manchester attack

Chelsea players were presented with the Premier League trophy at Stamford Bridge on Sunday Chelsea have cancelled their Premier League victory parade, which was due to take place on Sunday, in the wake of the Manchester Arena attack. The club say it would be “inappropriate” with the UK terror threat at its highest level after […]

Right for final to go ahead but postponement was discussed – police

Right for final to go ahead but postponement was discussed – police

Manchester United players inspected the pitch at the Friends Arena on Tuesday Police say it is right for Wednesday’s Europa League final between Manchester United and Ajax to go ahead, but postponing the game was discussed after Monday’s Manchester Arena attack. “Very quickly a decision was taken the game would go on,” said Greater Manchester […]

Messi jail term to stand – but he is unlikely to go to prison

Messi jail term to stand – but he is unlikely to go to prison

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Messi and his father Jorge were convicted of tax fraud in 2016 A 21-month jail term handed down last year to Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi has been confirmed by Spain’s Supreme Court, but he is unlikely to go to prison. Messi and his father Jorge, who manages his […]

Manchester City: Jason Denayer involved in brawl outside Brussels nightclub

Manchester City: Jason Denayer involved in brawl outside Brussels nightclub

Denayer joined City’s youth academy in 2013 but he is yet to make a senior appearance for the club Manchester City defender Jason Denayer “regrets” becoming involved in a brawl outside a Brussels nightclub in which he “reacted instinctively” by kicking out at a man punching his friend. An eight-second video of the incident – […]

Wenger unsure if FA Cup final will be last game as Arsenal boss

Wenger unsure if FA Cup final will be last game as Arsenal boss

Wenger has led Arsenal to six FA Cup titles since joining the club as manager in 1996 Arsene Wenger “does not know” if Saturday’s FA Cup final will be his last match as Arsenal manager. The Frenchman, whose future will be decided at a board meeting after the game, has been Gunners boss since 1996 […]

‘We’re numb’ – Man Utd in sombre mood before Europa League final

‘We’re numb’ – Man Utd in sombre mood before Europa League final

Manchester United players inspected the pitch at the Friends Arena on Tuesday Manchester United fans and officials say Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax is secondary to the “pain and suffering” in the city since Monday’s Manchester Arena attack. The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level following the bombing, which […]

Arsenal’s Gabriel & Koscielny out of FA Cup final

Arsenal’s Gabriel & Koscielny out of FA Cup final

Gabriel was carried off on a stretcher after being injured during Sunday’s 3-1 win over Everton Arsenal defender Gabriel will miss Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley after being ruled out with injury for up to eight weeks. The 26-year-old, carried off on a stretcher in Sunday’s win over Everton, has suffered knee […]

Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager & has ‘no ambitions to take another job’

Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager & has ‘no ambitions to take another job’

Sam Allardyce won eight of his 21 Premier League games as Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has resigned as Crystal Palace manager five months after he joined the Premier League club. Allardyce replaced Alan Pardew in December on a two-and-half-year deal with the Eagles one point above the relegation zone. The 62-year-old, who had an […]

Ajax stand between Man Utd and maiden Europa League win – preview & stats

Ajax stand between Man Utd and maiden Europa League win – preview & stats

Marouane Fellaini’s goal put Manchester United into their first Europa League final Manchester United can secure a place in next season’s Champions League and add the only major trophy they have never won by beating Dutch side Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm. Jose Mourinho’s side finished sixth in the Premier League but […]

Europa League final: Can Man Utd beat Ajax to claim the trophy?

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