Tottenham can testify how far an overachieving Argentinian manager can take a team; Mauricio Pochettino steered them to a Champions League final. But as his mentor, Marcelo Bielsa, lifted Leeds to ninth with his brand of vibrancy, energy and a capacity to propel players beyond their natural limits, Spurs’ chances of a return to the European elite were effectively ended. Related: Leeds United 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – as it happened Related: Wilson fires double as Newcastle dent Leicester’s top-four hopes Continue reading…
Eriksen is having a device implanted in his chest that can send an electrical shock to restart his heart.
Chinese blockchain platform AntChain has partnered with UEFA to become the official global blockchain partner of UEFA Euro 2020, which is now underway following the delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Manchester United post £21.7m loss in first three months of 2021 as coronavirus lockdown takes financial toll
Matchday sales slumped to £1.6m in the quarter compared to £29.1m a year earlier as the Premier League club lamented the absence of fans at its stadiums; total revenue slid 4.4% from last year, with Ed Woodward saying it proved spectators were "the lifeblood of the game"
An 18-year-old Manuel Locatelli announced himself to followers of Italian soccer by absolutely smashing a shot past Gianluigi Buffon to give AC Milan a 1-0 win over rival Juventus five years ago. It was just the second shot on target of his Serie A career, having also scored with his first a few weeks earlier in a wild 4-3 win over Sassuolo. The multi-talented midfielder scored twice in a 3-0 win over Switzerland that made Italy the first team to secure a spot in the last 16 of the European Championship -- with a game to spare.