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The Chelsea lineup that should start against Luton in the FA Cup

The Chelsea lineup Frank Lampard should choose against Luton, including Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen, Kai Havertz, Mason Mount & Callum Hudson-Odoi.


No tears for Klopp if Liverpool's transfer goals aren't met

Jurgen Klopp vowed not to "cry like a five-year-old" if Liverpool fail to deliver the players he wants in the January transfer window. Liverpool have been destabilised as a result, but Klopp has been unable to convince his employers to bring in a replacement so far during the transfer window.


Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan on loan from Chelsea

AC Milan have confirmed the signing of Chelsea centre-back Fikayo Tomori on loan with an option to buy at around £25m.


Frank Lampard gives off Jose Mourinho vibes with spiky press conference

Frank Lampard showed a touch of former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho in his heated press conference before the Luton game.


Man Utd need a statement win over Liverpool in the FA Cup

Manchester United have a good chance of winning the FA Cup this season, even if they fall short in the Premier League, and must not lose focus vs Liverpool.


'Angry' Clarey rails at Kitzbuehel organisers after gruesome crash

French veteran Johan Clarey has admitted to feeling "angry" at organisers over a savage final jump of the Kitzbuehel World Cup downhill that was scene of a gruesome crash Friday. "There has to be a final finish jump, it's Kitzbuehel, but maybe not that long...


Neymar on target on 100th PSG appearance


Atlanta United, Atlanta Falcons honor Hank Aaron by retiring No. 44 for 2021 seasons

A tribute for an Atlanta icon.


Open Thread: January 23, 2021.

Another issue of the Daily Merengue!


Bayern's Flick dismisses memories of 8-0 romp before Schalke rematch

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick said on Friday their record thrashing of Schalke last September will play no role when the Bundesliga leaders travel to the league's bottom club this weekend. Bayern's 8-0 hammering of Schalke in Munich four months ago was the highest score for the opening game of a German top-flight season. The clubs meet again this weekend in Gelsenkirchen with Schalke 10 points from safety while Bayern are four points clear at...


Roma lose Spezia cup clash 3-0 after substitute mix-up

Roma were handed a 3-0 Italian Cup defeat to Spezia on Friday after they made six substitutions during a chaotic last 16 clash they had already lost earlier in the week. Paulo Fonseca's side were eliminated on Tuesday after a 4-2 extra-time defeat at the Stadio Olimpico, which they finished with nine-men after initially recovering from an early two-goal deficit to take the match beyond 90 minutes. The capital city club were down to nine less...


Raul Soyud was about to play in an MVP inter-company tilt when his luck changed

A Most Improved Player nomination. New NLEX contract. A Gilas call-up. Oh my, how life has changed for Raul Soyud. And all the blessings are well-deserved


Under-pressure Lampard ignoring talk over his Chelsea future

Frank Lampard said on Friday he takes no notice of the talk about his future as Chelsea coach after a poor run that has seen their Premier League title chances slip away. "I don't listen to it," Lampard said when asked about the comments over his future.


Dest expected to miss Barcelona’s trip to Eibar

The defender is still struggling with injury


AC Milan sign Chelsea's Tomori on loan

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori joined AC Milan on loan for the rest of the season on Friday. Serie A leaders Milan are believed to have retained an option to buy Tomori for £25 million ($34 million) when the loan expires at the end of the current campaign. Thiago Silva's move to Chelsea in the close-season pushed Tomori down Frank Lampard's list of centre-backs. Kurt Zouma, Toni Rudiger and Andreas Christensen were all competing with Tomori to...


'I'm a fighter' insists under pressure Lampard

Frank Lampard is relishing the prospect of leading Chelsea out of a poor run of Premier League form. The 42-year-old former England midfielder's future at Stamford Bridge has become a hot topic, with Chelsea having lost five of their last eight league matches. Lampard's emerging side are at home to Luton in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday and a further slip-up against the Hatters will only add to the pressure on the Chelsea manager. But...


Yes, getting drafted by Quakes was ‘dream come true’ for Williamson

Cal forward high on Earthquakes’ draft board before selection.


Three Observations from Borussia Dortmund’s 4-2 Loss to Borussia Mönchengladbach

Two goals were not enough to see BVB past a free-scoring Gladbach side.


Wolves' player ratings after dumping non-league Chorley out of FA Cup

Wolves' player ratings after Vitinha goal hands them a 1-0 win over Chorley in the FA Cup.


FIFA 21: Ultimate Team TOTY revealed

EA Sports have unveiled their Team of the Year for FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Virgil van Dijk & more.


CHAN newcomers Togo upset Uganda, Rwanda hold misfiring Morocco

Togo overcame the absence of coronavirus-hit coach Jean-Paul Abalo to upset Uganda 2-1 Friday and boost hopes of reaching the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals at the first attempt. Before the Nations Championship kicked off last weekend, most pundits tipped Morocco to finish first and be accompanied to the quarter-finals by Uganda.


Mbappe admits mind not made up on PSG future

Kylian Mbappe says he is still "thinking about" whether to agree to a new contract at Paris Saint-Germain, with the France superstar's existing deal set to expire at the end of next season. "We are in discussions with the club to try to find a suitable project. I said I was thinking about it because I think that...if I sign it would have to be a long-term commitment to Paris Saint-Germain," Mbappe told TV channel Telefoot after Friday's 4-0 win...


Jack Wilshere mocks stellar Barcelona midfield in sensational fashion

Jack Wilshere mocks Xavi, Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta with sensational Twitter Q&A reply.


Where are they now? Chelsea's 2005 title winners

A look at where Chelsea's Premier League title winners from 2004-05 are today.


Gladbach end losing streak against Dortmund to climb to fourth

Defender Nico Elvedi netted twice as Moenchengladbach ended their six-year wait to beat Dortmund when their 4-2 home win on Friday lifted the Foals to fourth in the Bundesliga table. Two goals by Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland were bookended by Elvedi netting from set-pieces in the action-packed opening 32 minutes. Algeria left-back Ramy Bensebaini restored Gladbach's lead early in the second half before substitute Marcus Thuram headed...


Guardiola unhappy with threat to domestic leagues

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday he is unhappy a proposed European Super League could put the future of domestic leagues and cups in danger. A Times report said the 15 clubs mooted to be in the 20-team breakaway competition would be offered £310 million ($424 million) each to join and up to £213 million per season. The Premier League's 'big six' including City are reported to be among the planned founder members, with a...


Roma Start Second Half of Season With Tough Fixture Against Sassuolo

The Giallorosse are ready to put a disappointing 2020 behind them, and knocking off third place Sassuolo would be a hell of a start.


USF Men’s Soccer Javain Brown and Avionne Flanagan Drafted in MLS SuperDraft

USF men’s soccer had two first-round draftees on Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft


Jordan Morris’ departure does not trigger rebuild, Sounders GM insists

Even without one of their top attacking talents for at least half the season, Lagerwey says Sounders have talent to compete.


90min's Definitive European Power Rankings 2020/21 - Week 13

90min rank the 15 best teams in Europe, including Man Utd, AC Milan and Bayern Munich, using quotes from Frances Ha, Before Midnight, Django Unchained and more.


Wolves ride their luck as Vitinha's rocket sinks Chorley

Nuno Espirito Santo admitted Wolves had been lucky to scrape into the FA Cup fifth round as Vitinha's sublime strike sealed a hard-fought 1-0 win against non-league Chorley on Friday. Nuno's side were fortunate to avoid an embarrassing upset after a lacklustre display at Victory Park. Vitinha's brilliant long-range drive put Wolves ahead early in the first half. But sixth tier Chorley, the last non-league club standing in this season's...


Daily Schmankerl: Manchester United and Liverpool eyeing Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala; A Bavarian Grass Works mini; Thomas Tuchel to Hertha Berlin?; Real Madrid’s Martin Ødegaard to Arsenal?; and MORE!

Just one more day until Bayern Munich takes the wretched pitch at the Veltins-Arena.


Barcelona request delay on 'imminent debts' amid threat of bankruptcy

Barcelona debt has spiralled out of control and reports in Spain suggest the club faces possible bankruptcy if they cannot persuade banks for a delay on paying.


Chelsea vs Luton - FA Cup fourth round preview: How to watch on TV, live stream & prediction

A preview of Chelsea's FA Cup fourth round tie with Luton, including how to watch on tv, team news and predicted lineups.


FIFA 21 TOTY: Player ratings, when they are released & 12th man details

Everything you need to know about FIFA 21 Ultimate Team's TOTY player ratings, including card stats, release times and 12th man information.


Match recap: Puebla F.C. 0, Club Tijuana 1

An early penalty and a solid defensive performance see Xolos pick up their first win of the season at Puebla.


Odogwu a world-class prospect says Jones

England coach Eddie Jones believes Paolo Odogwu has the potential to be "world-class" after selecting the uncapped centre in his squad for the Six Nations. "And Paolo can be world-class in terms of line-breaking.


Mourinho says injury behind Alli's absence

Tottenham Hotspur coach Jose Mourinho said on Friday Dele Alli missed last weekend's win at Sheffield United through injury rather than an impending transfer. The 24-year-old has been linked with a move away from the north London side after falling out of favour under Mourinho. But the Portuguese boss said Alli had been omitted from the travelling squad to Bramall Lane because of a minor tendon injury that also threatens the England...


Who is Ilaix Moriba? Things to know about Barcelona's latest wonderkid

Things to know about Barcelona wonderkid Ilaix Moriba, who made his debut in the Copa del Rey against Cornella.


Klopp Committed to Righting the Ship With Current Squad

With January reinforcements unlikely, Liverpool’s manager believes the squad he has can and will turn things around.


LAFC acquire Jesús David Murillo on permanent transfer

Top defensive addition is officially back!


USWNT Dumps Colombia 6-0 in Exploria Stadium Rematch

Megan Rapinoe’s brace and first international goals by Catarina Macario and Midge Purce paved the way for a rout of the Colombians by the USWNT.


LA Galaxy sign Marcus Ferkranus to MLS contract

17-year-old joins from Galaxy Academy.


Where Jesse Lingard stands at Man Utd following Amad Diallo signing

The latest on Jesse Lingard's future at Manchester United.


Giroud fit but Kanté still out as Lampard looks to the players to drag Chelsea out of this hole

Tactics, schmactics


McCarthy appointed new Cardiff manager

Mick McCarthy has been appointed as the manager of Cardiff City, the English second-tier club announced Friday. The former Republic of Ireland, Sunderland and Wolves boss succeeds Neil Harris, who left on Thursday following six successive defeats. Experienced manager McCarthy, 61, was available to take the Cardiff job after parting company with Cypriot club APOEL Nicosia on January 6 following just nine games and two months in charge. "I'm...


Araujo opens up on Barcelona’s defensive problems

The defender admits the team is making too many mistakes


Calvert-Lewin gives Everton a boost

England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin will return to action for Everton in Sunday's FA Cup fourth round tie with Championship side Sheffield Wednesday, said the Premier League club's manager Carlo Ancelotti. "I want to put out the best line-up as possible against Sheffield (Wednesday) because we want to move on in this competition and I think Dominic can start because he trained well," said Ancelotti at his press conference on Friday.


Malcolm Brogdon hits winning triple as Pacers edge Magic overtime

Malcolm Brogdon's 3-pointer lifts Pacers past Magic in OT


USA vs. Colombia recap: double debut goals!

Catarina Macario is everything you dreamed of and more, Midge Purce gets on the scoresheet, and this team is definitely hurtling towards more excellence.