Category: International Sports

Ancelotti to replace Guardiola

Ancelotti to replace Guardiola

​Pep Guardiola is to leave Bayern Munich at the end of this season and will be replaced by Carlo Ancelotti, the club have confirmed. Guardiola, whose three-year contract expires this summer, is thought to be keen on a fresh challenge after securing two Bundesliga titles in his first two seasons in Munich. Experienced Italian Ancelotti, [&hellip

Hiddink flies in – but no deal yet

Hiddink flies in – but no deal yet

Guus Hiddink is in London to hold talks over the vacant Chelsea job – but is unlikely to be in charge by the time they play Sunderland. Steve Holland and Eddie Newton took Chelsea’s first-team training on Friday – watched by owner Roman Abramovich – and are likely to be in charge of the first [&hellip

Chelsea part company with Jose Mourinho

Chelsea part company with Jose Mourinho

The defending English Premier League champions have sacked their manager, Jose Mourinho, after a string of bad results. There was no immediate word on a replacement. The defending English Premier League champions have parted company with their manager, Jose Mourinho, after a string of bad results. There was no immediate announcement about a replacement. A [&hellip

Chelsea discuss Mourinho future

Chelsea discuss Mourinho future

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s future at the club is in question following discussions about his position between the Blues’ board of directors. Owner Roman Abramovich led the talks after the champions were beaten 2-1 at Leicester on Monday. It was their ninth Premier League defeat in 16 games and left them a point above the [&hellip

Players must justify wages – Fabregas

Players must justify wages – Fabregas

​Chelsea’s players need to justify their “big wages” and start playing like “big players”, says Cesc Fabregas. The Premier League champions are only one point above the relegation zone after Monday’s defeat at Leicester, their ninth loss of the season. After the game, boss Jose Mourinho said his ”work was betrayed” by his players. “If you are a [&hellip

Mourinho feels work ‘betrayed’ in defeat

Mourinho feels work ‘betrayed’ in defeat

​Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he felt his “work was betrayed” following his side’s 2-1 defeat by Premier League table toppers Leicester City. The defending champions suffered their ninth league loss in 16 games as Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez scored for the Foxes at the King Power Stadium. It leaves the Blues in 16th [&hellip

Leicester beat Chelsea to go top

Leicester beat Chelsea to go top

​Leicester moved back to the top of the Premier League with a stunning 2-1 victory over champions Chelsea on Monday Night Football. Goals either side of half-time from Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were enough to secure the points, despite Loic Remy’s header and a late rally from Chelsea, to leave Jose Mourinho’s side one [&hellip

Arsenal to face Barcelona

Arsenal to face Barcelona

Arsenal have been drawn against holders Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League. Chelsea will face Paris Saint-Germain in the knockout stages for the third season running, while Manchester City’s opponents are Dynamo Kiev. Arsenal were always vulnerable to a difficult draw having scraped through their qualifying group as runners-up, and the nightmare [&hellip

Defiant Van Gaal’s Europa aim

Defiant Van Gaal’s Europa aim

Louis van Gaal insists he is the right man to lead Manchester United to silverware – and says winning this season’s Europa League would be a big achievement. Wednesday’s defeat to Wolfsburg saw three-time winners United eliminated from the Champions League and brought heavy criticism from former players including Roy Keane. The Europa League knockout stages [&hellip

Platini suspension stands

Platini suspension stands

​Michel Platini’s 90-day suspension from FIFA remains in place, following a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The ruling however also ordered FIFA not to extend the suspension beyond it’s current run-out date of 5 January. The Frenchman, 60, had lodged an appeal with CAS to lift the suspension but the court upheld [&hellip