Soccer

How Antonio Conte outsmarted Spurs as Chelsea reach FA Cup final and deal rivals heavy blow in Premier League title race

Conte wins first battle – by making brave selection decisions<p>Once the team-sheets were released, this was always going to be a case of which manager got their big decisions right. And, however fortunate Tottenham might claim Chelsea were, Antonio Conte proved he has the Midas Touch. Starting Eden …

Chelsea FC

The latest rumours from Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and all the top teams

Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, the Bundesliga and beyond<p>REAL LINE UP DYBALA SWAP DEAL<p>Real Madrid are willing to swap two players to sign Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala this summer, according to <i>Don Balon</i> .<p>Zinedine Zidane's side are ready to offer …

Manchester United FC

Chelsea 4 Tottenham 2: Player ratings from FA Cup semi-final

Chelsea FC

Making a Case for N'Golo Kante to Win the PFA Player of the Year Award

If Eden Hazard has been the player that has won Chelsea football matches this season, N'Golo Kante is the man who has stopped them losing.<p>Without the Frenchman in their side after 32 games last term, Chelsea had already lost 10 times and shipped 42 goals in the process. Eventual champions Leicester …

Chelsea FC

Real Madrid vs Barcelona, El Clasico - what time is La Liga's big match, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

What is it?<p>It's Real Madrid vs Barcelona and, if that's not enticing enough, a clash that could go a long way to deciding this season's La Liga title.<p>When is it?<p>It's on Sunday April 23.<p>What time is kick-off?<p>This one starts at 7.45pm BST.<p>What TV channel is it on?<p>Sky have the rights to La Liga and …

Real Madrid

We are in the Cristiano Era

The Real Madrid forward has single-handedly changed what it means to be a goalscoring legend<p>Raul wore Real Madrid’s No. 7 shirt during Cristiano Ronaldo’s first season there. He was the kind of player Madrid fans had in mind when it came to great goalscorers. By the time Raul left – at the end of …

Real Madrid

7 takeaways from Chelsea’s thrilling 4-2 FA Cup win over Tottenham

Saturday's FA Cup semifinal between Chelsea and Tottenham was supposed to be great -- after all, these are England's two best teams playing for a …

Chelsea FC

Nemanja Matic reveals the only goal he has scored which was better than his FA Cup stunner

Nemanja Matic has claimed his stunning goal to send Chelsea into the FA Cup final against Tottenham was not even the best goal of his career.<p>The …

Chelsea FC

Bleacher Report's Alternative PFA Awards

The votes have been cast, and soon the winners of the 2017 PFA Awards will be revealed. However, are the awards really reflective of the breadth of his Premier League campaign?<p>We at Bleacher Report don't think so, so we've decided to give out a number of "alternative awards." Who was the worst …

Liverpool FC

For Tottenham yet again it is the hope that kills them

The sound of the ball on the crossbar may as well have been a sniper’s bullet. In the split second it took for Nemanja Matic’s shot to ripple the net, Tottenham’s players were collapsing to the Wembley turf as one. Chelsea were 4-2 up. The dream was over.<p>The Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai once …

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Manchester United to go ahead with £40m deal for Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak

Manchester United are moving forward with a £40 million offer for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak, according to reports.<p>The Sunday Express …

Manchester United FC

Hull City v Watford

TEAM NEWS<p><b>Hull have no new injury problems, with Dieumerci Mbokani pushing to start after returning from a six-week injury lay-off as a substitute last weekend.</b><p>Omar Elabdellaoui remains out with a back injury so Ahmed Elmomahady or Harry Maguire could play at right-back.<p>Watford defender Miguel …

Manchester

Chelsea’s Antonio Conte the tactical werewolf bares teeth and bites Spurs

The Chelsea manager gambled but both his starting XI and his substitutions paid off in a display that had his imprint stamped all over it<p>With 15 minutes gone on a fun, balmy, febrile afternoon at Wembley, Antonio Conte could be seen cavorting on the touchline in his sombre suit like an old-time …

Chelsea FC

PFA 2017: Predicting Player of the Year Awards Winners

The top individuals in the Premier League will be competing for the Player of the Year trophy at the 44th PFA Awards to be held at the Grosvenor House in London on Sunday.<p>Chelsea have two players up for the biggest prize as Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante were nominated after leading the Blues to the …

Chelsea FC

Report: Manchester United plotting £40M move for Tottenham's Dier

Manchester United is holding out hope of securing Eric Dier's services this summer in a transfer that could see Tottenham collect one of the …

Manchester United FC

What time and channel is Arsenal v Manchester City on? Kick-off time and more ahead of the FA Cup semi-final

Arsene Wenger is on the brink. Pep Guardiola hasn't reached the level we expected. Neither can afford to lose at Wembley. This is make or break.<p>The …

English Premier League

'He's going to be the No.1 man in the team'

The 22-year-old has already matched last season's tally of 10 goals in all competitions, despite starting just 17 of the 38 games he has featured …

Liverpool FC

Bayern defender Alaba a doubt for Pokal semi-final clash with Dortmund

The Roten boss said the full-back's injury is "not such a big problem", but does not know if he will be fit to face BVB<p>David Alaba is a doubt for Wednesday's DFB-Pokal semi-final with Borussia Dortmund after the Bayern Munich defender was forced off with a left knee strain during their 2-2 draw …

Liverpool FC

Update on Ibrahimovic and Rojo injuries

The club issues a statement on the injuries sustained by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo.

Manchester United FC

Vazquez secures Atlanta 3-1 win over Salt Lake with 1st goal

Brandon Vazquez scored his first MLS goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time to secure Atlanta United's 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday …

Sports

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace - what time is today's Premier League match, what TV channel is it on and what are the latest odds?

What is it?<p>It's the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Crystal Palace.<p>Where is it?<p>It all takes place at the home of Liverpool so Anfield.<p>When is it?<p>It's this Sunday April 23, 2017.<p>What time is kick-off?<p>At the unusual time of 4.30pm.<p>What TV channel is it on?<p>Sky Sports 1 will show live …

Liverpool FC

Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace live stream: Watch Premier League online

Liverpool face Crystal Palace at Anfield on Sunday, April 23. Here’s all the info you need to watch.<p>Liverpool enter the weekend third in the Premier …

Liverpool FC

Manchester United target Victor Lindelof scores brilliant free-kick for Benfica

Benfica star Victor Lindelof added to his burgeoning reputation with a stunning free-kick against Sportling Lisbon on Saturday night.<p>The Swede has …

Manchester United FC

Tottenham excelled on the grand stage but every crucial moment was won by Chelsea

Mauricio Pochettino knows how it works and can have no complaints. “If you win you are a genius,” he shrugged at his press conference on Thursday. …

Chelsea FC

Lyon Dominate Manchester City in 3-1 UWCL Semifinal

Alex Morgan and OL have a strong lead going into the second league of UWCL semifinals. (photo courtesy Olympique Lyonnais)<p>Manchester City’s day …

NWSL

Valverde leading the race to be next Barca boss

The Athletic Club coach played at Camp Nou for a brief period, has long been admired by the Catalan club and is the favourite to succeed Luis Enrique<p>Ernesto Valverde is leading the race to be the next Barcelona boss as the Blaugrana look ahead to a new era in the summer.<p>At the beginning of March, …

Real Madrid

Orlando City looks for first points on road against rival NYCFC

A rivalry began naturally between Orlando City SC and New York City FC since both teams entered the league in 2015.“Expansion sides battle,” read …

New York City FC

IPL 2017: Mitchell McClenaghan says MI still have a long way to go despite recording sixth win

<b>Mumbai:</b> Mumbai Indians have recorded their sixth IPL win on the trot this season, but pacer Mitchell McClenaghan says there's still a long way to …

Cricket

Why Zinedine Zidane was the perfect man for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane was made to be Real Madrid’s coach. In today’s constantly shifting soccer landscape, he likely won’t be their manager for more than a …

Real Madrid

Lucky punter wins £20,000 on incredible £3 accumulator bet after Chelsea's FA Cup win over Spurs

A lucky Sky Bet punter pocketed over £20,000 from an optimistic treble.<p>Twitter user Lewis Elliot from Hawick in the south of Scotland stuck three …

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