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Lampard: AVB too focused on future

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2012 by ESPN

Frank Lampard believes Andre Villas-Boas spent too much time focusing on the future of Chelsea and lost sight of the present. Villas-Boas was sacked earlier this month following a run of poor results, and his fractious relationship with some of his senior players was one of the factors behind his downfall. As one of the older players who lost his automatic first-team place as Villas-Boas loo...Full Story »

No mercy Blues heroes still face axe

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2012 by The Sun

ALL SMILES ... but Terry and Drogba's joy against Napoli may prove short-lived ROMAN ABRAMOVICH is still set to wield the axe this summer, despite Chelsea's Champions League heroics against Napoli. Sources close to the Blues' billionaire owner maintain he intends to oversee a radical overhaul in a bid to rebuild an ageing squad. Players like Didier Drogba, Ashley Cole and even captain John Te...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney's a cup hero - Manchester United star paints pottery with son for Mother's Day

Posted Saturday, March 17, 2012 by The Sun

Doting ... Wayne Rooney with son Kai NORMALLY if Wayne Rooney had been caught handling a pair of cups out on the town his missus would have had his guts for garters. But this time the doting dad's scored a winner and landed in Coleen's good books. The Manchester United striker brushed aside the day job to paint mugs for Mother's Day with his little boy Kai in a pottery shop. The Rooneys shar...Full Story »

John Terry: Don’t read my lips - Trial bid to ban lip-reading flops

Posted Saturday, March 17, 2012 by The Sun

A BATTLE by John Terry to outlaw lip-reading evidence ahead of his looming trial for alleged racist abuse has flopped, The Sun can reveal.The soccer ace's high-priced legal team argued at a hastily-arranged court hearing it would be unfair because the case against him revolves around a single word — "black". Chelsea superstar Terry was captured on TV allegedly calling QPR defender Ant...Full Story »

Juventus consider moves for Van Persie and Suarez

Posted Friday, March 16, 2012 by Talksport.co.uk

Premier League clubs are on high alert amid news that Juventus have set aside £30m for a big summer signing - with Robin Van Persie and Luis Suarez potential targets. Andrea Agnelli, the club's president, will sanction a massive move in the summer, with a whole host of Premier League players on Juve's hit-list. Gonzalo Higuain, the Real Madrid striker wanted by Manchester City, is a tar...Full Story »

The first few months were horrendous – culture shock in England was just terrible

Posted Friday, March 16, 2012 by The Sun

THE DRUGS DON'T WORK ... Vincent Pericard was prescribed prozac VINCENT PERICARD suffers from depression and has quit football — aged just 29. The former French under-21 striker suffered problems at Portsmouth and Stoke. He was prescribed Prozac by his doctor and, during his spell under Tony Pulis, was imprisoned for lying in court over a driving conviction. Signed by Harry Redknapp af...Full Story »

Fergie prepared to let Berba leave

Posted Thursday, March 15, 2012 by The Sun

BERBAT-OFF ... Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov is set to leave Manchester United ALEX FERGUSON says he is ready to sell record buy Dimitar Berbatov. The £30.75million striker admits he is suffering on the sidelines as Manchester United chase the title and Europa League. While boss Ferguson insists they will take up an option to extend his contract by a year, that will not stop them fr...Full Story »

Inter Milan step ahead of Liverpool in chase for Udinese star

Posted Wednesday, March 14, 2012 by Talksport.co.uk

Inter Milan are edging ahead of Liverpool in the race for Udinese utility man Mauricio Isla. According to reports in Italy, the San Siro giants have made contact with their Serie A rivals about a possible £13m switch. The right-back, who is equally adept in central defence or across the midfield, has openly spoken about the chances of leaving Udinese in the summer while sources in Chile...Full Story »

Hoops face financial apocalypse if they are relegated from Prem

Posted Wednesday, March 14, 2012 by The Sun

AIN'T LIFE GRAND ... Barton will still pocket £70k-a-week if Hoops go down QPR face a financial nightmare if they are relegated — because NONE of their stars will be forced to take a pay cut. Hoops' big earners like £70,000-a-week Joey Barton and January signing Djibril Cisse, who gets £60,000 a week, will still be paid their contracts if they drop into the Championship. ...Full Story »

David Beckham is doing it like a dude

Posted Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by The Sun

DAVID Beckham is starting to sound a bit more LA than Leytonstone.The LA Galaxy midfielder has admitted he has started dropping Yank terms into conversation. Send Chas & Dave over as a matter of urgency. He said: "I catch myself calling my kids 'dude' every once in a while, so there are a few words creeping in. And using American words like elevator instead of lift." Becks' vocabulary i...Full Story »

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