Tickets up for grabs for Liverpool v Chelsea Super Cup final

Fans can apply for tickets for the UEFA Super Cup clash between Liverpool and Chelsea from Tuesday, Europe’s governing body has announced. The two Premier League clubs – winners of the Champions League and Europa League respectively – face each other at Besiktas Park in Istanbul on August 14....

Spurs put £50m Premier League premium on Eriksen – report

Tottenham are reportedly asking for at least £80million for Christian Eriksen – but Premier League rivals are being told to stump up another £50million for the Denmark star. Eriksen has only a year remaining on his contract at Spurs, with Real Madrid and Juventus both interested in the playmaker....

Barcelona’s Duggan declares herself fit for Japan clash

England forward Toni Duggan has declared she will be fit for the Women’s World Cup clash with Japan on Wednesday and says she is “itching to get out there.” Duggan sustained a thigh problem in training the day after the Lionesses arrived in France for the tournament and subsequently...

Aston Villa finally get their £3m Hause in order

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has clinched his fourth summer signing as he prepares for life in the Premier League with the capture of Wolves defender Kortney Hause. The 23-year-old impressed during a loan spell at Villa Park during the second half of last season, making 12 appearances to...

Maddison asked about £60m Man United, Liverpool rumours

James Maddison insists speculation regarding his future “won’t distract me” as he aims to inspire England’s Under-21s at the 2019 Euros. Maddison has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs after impressing in his debut top-flight season with Leicester. The midfielder would ‘be interested’ in a move to...

Chelsea confirm Sarri departure and Juventus move

Chelsea have confirmed that Maurizio Sarri has left the club in order to return to Serie A with Juventus. The Blues and Juventus have agreed a compensation package, understood to be in excess of £5million, for Sarri, 60, who signed a three-year deal with Chelsea when appointed last summer....

AC Milan ‘confident’ of landing €50m Arsenal man in swap

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira could move to AC Milan in a swap deal, with the Serie A side ‘confident’ of getting a deal done. Incoming Milan boss Marco Giampaolo coached Torreira at Sampdoria and has reportedly asked about the possibility of reuniting with the player at Milan. Torreira gave the...

Has Roman promised Lampard two Chelsea seasons?

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly reassured Frank Lampard that he will get two whole seasons as Blues manager if he takes the job at Stamford Bridge. Lampard will leave Derby County – with Chelsea paying the club around £4m in compensation – and take over at the Europa...

Liverpool and Arsenal in for £31m Ajax star – report

Ajax have reportedly alerted a host of European clubs by placing a £31m price-tag on playmaker Hakim Ziyech. Midfielder Ziyech, who is under contract until 2021, has had a hugely-impressive campaign with the Dutch giants – driving them into the Champions League semi-finals where they eventually lost to Spurs....

Mum’s the word

Unique festival aims to empower stay-at-home mothers The day before this year’s Mother’s Day, a group of mothers, with a herbal tea or cocktail in hand and handmade corsages on their wrists, watched two plays in the Shunyifornia Theater. The first play quickly unveils the anxiety hidden underneath the...