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‘We just didn’t perform’ – Lampard laments ‘complacent’ Chelsea’s FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal

Frank Lampard admitted that his Chelsea charges were not up to the task at Wembley as they threw away a winning position to lose to Arsenal in the FA Cup final.  The Blues went into Saturday's clash as...

La Liga gets its wish for season return but not without compromise

La Liga president Javier Tebas said the games would have to go on and from Thursday they will, with stadiums full of virtual fans, crowd noise from a computer game and fewer than 300 people allowed to...

Neymar faces criminal complaint for homophobia

A Brazilian gay rights activist has filed a criminal complaint against Neymar for homophobia, after the football superstar called his mother's boyfriend an anti-gay slur in comments leaked to the media. The Sao Paulo...

Premier League facing decisive week over season resumption

The Premier League is set for a decisive few days in establishing whether it is possible to resume and complete the current season. Club officials will meet today to continue talks on Project Restart.

Five La Liga players test positive for coronavirus

Five players from Spain’s top two leagues have tested positive for coronavirus, La Liga confirmed on Sunday. Players in Spain’s top-flight and Segunda division were allowed to carry out individual work at training grounds...

‘I felt heartbroken’ – Nigeria’s Chinedu Obasi claims refusal to pay bribe cost him 2014 World Cup

Nigerian striker Chinedu Obasi has claimed that he was dropped from the Super Eagles squad for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil because he refused to pay a ''bribe.''  Although he was not...

Messi, La Liga players return to soccer training camps in Spain

Players at Barcelona and Real Madrid started to undergo coronavirus tests on Wednesday as La Liga clubs planned to return to restricted training ahead of the proposed resumption of the season next month. Barca...

Bayern-Munich agree to sign Leroy Sane on five-year deal

Reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have reportedly agreed a transfer with Manchester City winger Leroy Sane on a five-year deal, according to a report. Sport Bild claimed the 24-year-old has agreed terms with Bayern,...

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Madeira to return to Italy ahead of Juventus training

Cristiano Ronaldo has finally departed his hometown of Madeira with his family to Italy in a bid to rejoin Juventus ahead of their training sessions. The Portuguese superstar's plane was initially grounded in Madrid,...

English FA bracing Up for Long Spell without Fans

English Football Association Chairman does not believe fans will be allowed into stadiums “anytime soon” and has warned that the Corona crisis could cost the governing body £300 million ($373 million). Football across England...
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‘We just didn’t perform’ – Lampard laments ‘complacent’ Chelsea’s FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal

Frank Lampard admitted that his Chelsea charges were not up to the task at Wembley as they threw away a winning position to lose...