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Lampard warns Liverpool not to get carried away

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes his team will gain a lot from the 3-5 loss to Liverpool and has warned Jurgen Klopp and his men not to get "too arrogant" after he was shown confronting the German at...

Bundesliga strugglers Arminia Bielefeld sack coach Neuhaus

Relegation-threatened Arminia Bielefeld have fired head coach Uwe Neuhaus and his assistant and are now poised to name a successor, the Bundesliga club said on Monday (March 1). Neuhaus led the club to promotion last season but Bielefeld's sporting director...

Everton edge nine-goal Tottenham thriller, Man City cruise into FA Cup quarters

Everton upped the pressure on Jose Mourinho with a thrilling 5-4 victory over Tottenham after extra-time to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals, as Manchester City eased into the last eight by beating Swansea on Wednesday. Tottenham face a daunting trip...

Record 18 coronavirus cases casts doubt on Premier League’s future

The Premier League confirmed on Tuesday that 18 players and staff have tested positive for coronavirus, plunging the continuation of the season amid a mass spike in infection rates across England into doubt. That figure is the highest since weekly...

Liverpool sign Kostas Tsimikas

Liverpool have confirmed the signing of 24-year-old Greek left-back Kostas Tsimikas for £11.75 million fee from Olympiakos. The Greek International will provide cover - or better still, competition - for first-choice Andy Robertson after signing a five-year contract...

Mandzukic joins AC Milan

AC Milan have officially announced the signing of Croatian striker, Mario Mandzukic.The attacker will wear the club's No 9 and arrives with an intimidating record of success in his professional career.The former Juventus striker has signed a deal that...

Unbeaten Leverkusen held by Hertha in stalemate

Bayer Leverkusen missed the chance to go second in the Bundesliga with a 0-0 draw at home to Hertha Berlin on Sunday, while Hoffenheim's winless run was extended to seven league games after being held by Mainz. In-form Jamaica winger...

EFL third round fixtures announced

Third round fixtures of this season's EFL have been announced.In the standout tie of the round, Arsenal will travel to Leicester City in the third round of the EFL Cup, while holders Manchester City are to face Bournemouth or...

LaLiga given the all clear to resume

The Government of Spain has given the go-ahead to La Liga to restart from June 8, following guidelines from the Country' Health Ministry. La Liga teams have conducted mandatory Coronavirus tests and begun preparations but the League has...

Rooney brands Hancock a ‘disgrace’ over scapegoat claims

Former England captain, Wayne Rooney says the public pressure put on professional footballers to take pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic is a "disgrace". The former Manchester United forward believes the footballers have now been left in a "no-win situation"...