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Thomas Tuchel names his first Chelsea starting XI

New Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has left Mason Mount out of his first starting XI as Blues boss for his side's Premier League clash with Wolves


Where are they now? Liverpool’s 2000/01 treble cup winners

Liverpool won the League Cup, FA Cup and UEFA Cup in a famous treble in 2000/01 - but what happened to the players in that team and where are they now?


United 1-2 Sheffield United: Struggling Blades dent Reds’ title hopes

United slumped to a terrible defeat at home to Sheffield United.


Chelsea FCW set new WSL unbeaten record with 4-0 win over Aston Villa

Making history


Report: Hansi Flick could leave Bayern Munich this summer due to disagreements with the board

With KHR set to leave the club, Flick will lose his biggest supporter — and his relationship with the rest of the bosses isn’t as great.


UEFA still planning 12-venue tournament for Euro 2020

UEFA reiterated its plan Wednesday to stage the delayed European Championship in 12 cities all across the continent despite ongoing concerns about the Covid-19 pandemic, but said it recognised the need for flexibility over tournament arrangements. European football's governing body held a meeting to discuss logistics with representatives from each of the 12 host nations for Euro 2020, postponed from last year and due to run from June 11 to July...


Ilkay Gundogan is filling the void left by David Silva

Ilkay Gundogan has helped Manchester City turn around their Premier League fortunes in 2021 so far with a brilliant recent run of goalscoring.


FIFA announce timeline for World Cup 2026 venue selection process

FIFA have announced the timeline for the venue selection process for the 2026 World Cup, which takes place in the United States of America, Canada and Mexico


Jordan Morris available off bench for today’s match

Swansea City manager Steve Cooper says Morris will be eligible.


Man Utd title hopes hit by Sheffield United defeat

Sheffield United put a huge dent in Manchester United's Premier League title ambitions on Wednesday, beating Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's off-key side 2-1 at Old Trafford. United knew they had to respond after Manchester City leapfrogged them at the summit with a 5-0 hammering of West Brom on Tuesday but they were well short of their best on a frustrating night. The result leaves them on 40 points -- one point behind City -- but Pep Guardiola's side...


Everton denied as Pickford howler rescues Leicester

Jordan Pickford was punished for the latest in a long list of embarrassing errors as the blundering Everton goalkeeper allowed Youri Tielemans to rescue a 1-1 draw for Leicester on Wednesday. Pickford has been under scrutiny for the last year after some increasingly erratic displays. Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has largely kept faith with Pickford, but that patience will be sorely tested by yet another mistake. Clinging to the first half...


Loew wants to pick England U21 talent Musiala for Germany - report

Joachim Loew wants to select 17-year-old Bayern Munich midfielder Jamal Musiala -- who is also eligible to play for England -- in the senior Germany squad for World Cup qualifiers in March, according to a report. If Musiala opts for Germany, he could feature in Loew's squad against Iceland, Romania and North Macedonia in 2022 World Cup qualifiers in late March. ryj/bsp


Tuchel happy with ‘starting point’, excited to see where Chelsea will end up

Scoreless draw, but plenty of positives for the new head coach


Rayo vs Barça: LIVE BLOG!

Join us for another Barcelona Copa del Rey adventure!


Ligue 1 clubs set to lose combined 1.3 billion euros this season - source

Clubs in France's Ligue 1 are set to suffer catastrophic combined losses of more than 1.3 billion euros ($1.57 billion) this season due to a combination of the Covid-19 pandemic and the collapse of a record domestic broadcast deal, a source close to the French league (LFP) said on Wednesday. However, with fans having been almost entirely shut out this season due to restrictions in place to battle the pandemic, the broadcast deal collapsing and...


The winners & losers of Thomas Tuchel's appointment at Chelsea

90min assesses the potential winners and losers in the Chelsea squad, following the sacking of Frank Lampard and the appointment of Thomas Tuchel


UK government 'likely' to ban gambling firms from football shirt sponsorship

Boris Johnson is likely to support a ban of gambling sponsorship on football shirts in the autumn, according to reports.


European clubs chief warns of losses up to 8.5 billion euros due to pandemic

The head of the powerful European Club Association, Andrea Agnelli, has warned that top-level football clubs across the continent face more dire financial losses this year as they struggle to come to terms with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Agnelli was speaking after the release of the Deloitte Football Money League report this week which showed combined revenue of the top 20 richest clubs in Europe in 2019/20 had dropped by 1.1 billion...


Seattle’s Spencer Richey close to joining Sounders, report says

Richey spent the last two seasons in MLS with FC Cincinnati.


Juventus 4-0 SPAL: Player ratings as Bianconeri book Coppa Italia semi final with Inter

Alvaro Morata, Gianluca Frabotta, Dejan Kulusevski and Federico Chiesa scored as Juventus set up a Coppa Italia semi final with Inter with a win against SPAL.


Everton vs Leicester City: Live & How to watch | Underway at Goodison

Blues return to league action in a game that could have later repercussions


Ben Davies: Things to know about the English defender

As Celtic look set to close a deal for Preston North End's Ben Davies, here is everything you need to know about the defender.


Mourinho expects Alli to stay at Spurs

Jose Mourinho said Wednesday that he does not expect Dele Alli to be reunited with his former boss Mauricio Pochettino at Paris Saint-Germain by the end of the transfer window. Alli, 24, has been a peripheral figure for Mourinho at Tottenham Hotspur this season, playing just 74 minutes in 18 Premier League games. The England midfielder played his best football during Pochettino's reign at Spurs and has been linked with a move to PSG as the...


The 10 football clubs with the most social media followers in 2020 - Ranked

90min ranks the 10 football clubs with the most social media followers. Including Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United, Liverpool & more.


Juventus 4 - SPAL 0: Initial reaction and random observations

No frills as the job gets done by the youngsters.


'Never again': Ozil rules out Germany comeback

Former Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil flatly ruled out a comeback for Germany on Wednesday as he signed a three-and-a-half contract with his favourite Turkish side Fenerbahce. Ozil was one of the stars of Germany's 2014 World Cup winning side and won three FA Cups for Arsenal.


Can Odegaard allow Arsenal to move on from Ozil?

Martin Odegaard arrives at Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid for the rest of the season to far less fanfare that the excitement which welcomed Mesut Ozil from the Spanish capital seven-and-a-half years ago. Unlike Odegaard, Ozil had proved himself one of the world's best playmakers during his time at the Santiago Bernabeu before being squeezed out amid a glut of Galactico signings and a need to recoup a £42.5 million ($58 million) transfer fee....


Rayo 1-2 Barça: Recap

A big scare from Rayo, but Barça got the job done


Jose Mourinho reveals Tottenham have 'more problems' ahead of Liverpool clash

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Jose Mourinho says Spurs have 'more problems' on the injury front ahead of their Premier League match with Liverpool.


Paul Pogba claims Man Utd players were 'cheating' teammates with poor performances

Paul Pogba has spoken about how the Manchester United squad harmed their own chances of success before their recent turn around in form.


Leverkusen sign Dutch defender Frimpong from Celtic

Bayer Leverkusen confirmed Wednesday the signing of Dutch defender Jeremie Frimpong from Scottish giants Celtic in a transfer reportedly costing around 11 million euros ($13 million). The 20-year-old has signed with the Bundesliga club until June 2025. He is Leverkusen's second Dutch signing this month after defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah joined from Manchester United. Right-back Frimpong, a product of Manchester City's academy, will cover for...


Philadelphia Union sign MF Jose Martinez to new deal

Philadelphia Union sign MF Jose Martinez to new deal


Pogba to discuss future with Man Utd

Paul Pogba is to hold talks with Manchester United over his future, saying he is "enjoying" life at Old Trafford despite many fractious periods since he rejoined the club in 2016. Pogba has endured a topsy-turvy time in Manchester, but his recent good form has helped turn United into title contenders.


Everything we've changed our minds about in the Premier League this season

Everything we've changed our mind about in the chaotic 2020/21 Premier League season


WATCH: Pernille Harder adds a third for Chelsea against Aston Villa

Elastic


Messi marks return with goal as Barca come from behind to beat Rayo

Lionel Messi marked his return from suspension with a goal in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as Barcelona survived a scare against Rayo Vallecano to reach the quarter-finals. With Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid already out, another upset looked on the cards when Fran Garcia gave Rayo a surprise lead at Vallecas early in the second half. But Messi tapped in Antoine Griezmann's pass to equalise before turning creator, sending Jordi Alba through,...


German Mejia - Montreal The Destination?

CD Olimpia on the move, but where?


Manchester United 1-2 Sheffield United: Player ratings as Blades stun Red Devils

Player ratings from the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Sheffield United at Old Trafford


Tottenham’s Sergio Reguilon out three weeks with muscle injury

Crud.


Everton 1-1 Leicester City Instant Reaction - Toffees grimly hold on for point

James Rodriguez stunner not enough to earn the win


Zlatan Ibrahimovic shares anti-racism message amid Romelu Lukaku 'voodoo' controversy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted that the 'voodoo' insult he directed at Romelu Lukaku during Tuesday evening's Milan derby was not racist.


WATCH: Magda Eriksson makes it 4-0 for Chelsea against Aston Villa

Demolition


Meyer joins Cologne on free transfer after quitting Crystal Palace

Bundesliga strugglers Cologne on Wednesday signed Max Meyer on a free transfer after the Germany midfielder fell out of favour at Crystal Palace. "The transfer was only possible because Max was extremely accommodating to us financially," said Cologne director Horst Heldt.


Man Utd title hopes hit as Chelsea's Tuchel era starts with stalemate

Manchester United's Premier League hopes suffered a huge blow on Wednesday with a 2-1 defeat by bottom side Sheffield United as Chelsea started the Thomas Tuchel era with a goalless draw against Wolves. Manchester United started their match against Sheffield United on a high after an FA Cup win against Liverpool on Sunday but they were sloppy and uninspired from the start.


History dictates Frank Lampard was never going to be given more time at Chelsea

History tells us Frank Lampard was never going to get more time at Chelsea - where the idea of a process does not exist


Tanzania wonder goal in vain as Guinea, Zambia advance at CHAN

A wonder goal from Baraka Majogoro was not enough to keep Tanzania in the African Nations Championship as Guinea and Zambia secured the last two quarter-finals places in Cameroon Wednesday. Tanzania were eight minutes away from topping Group D when Victor Kantabadouno levelled for Guinea in a thrilling 2-2 draw in Douala. It was a heartbreaking result for the Tanzanians, who improved in every group match under Burundi-born coach Etienne...


Neil Lennon 'let down' by Jeremie Frimpong's desire to leave Celtic

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has admitted he feels 'let down' by Jeremie Frimpong's decision to leave the Hoops and join Bayer Leverkusen in the January window


Russian 'bad boy' Kokorin joins Fiorentina

Fiorentina on Wednesday announced the signing of Russian international striker Aleksandr Kokorin on a permanent deal from Spartak Moscow, just a year-and-a-half since he was released from prison. The 29-year-old was found guilty of assaulting a Russian government official in 2018, alongside then-Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamayev. "What I did in Russia was a mistake that I paid for dearly," Kokorin told the Fiorentina website. "On being a bad...


Christian Eriksen breathes life into Inter career with derby wonder strike

Christian Eriksen saved Inter in the Milan derby on Tuesday evening, and his goal offers hope that he can shine for I Nerazzurri for the rest of the season


Dash sign free agent Deneisha Blackwood

The Jamaican International will add depth to the Houston defense