Chelsea Deadline Closing In Fast

Since parties interested in acquiring soccer club Chelsea have now been given until Friday to finalise their takeover proposals, several groups have begun to do due diligence ahead of the deadline. According to an announcement by the Raine Group, being the US bank mandated with overseeing the sale, the group ….

Chelsea Up For Sale Confirms Russian Owner

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has finally conceded to offload his ownership in English soccer club Chelsea. Abramovich confirmed the decision on Wednesday amid growing pressure from the UK government following wide-spread sanctions against Russia after its invasion of the Ukraine. According to inside sources, at least two groups are interested ….

Biennial WC A Threat To All Sports Says IOC

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach on Thursday labeled FIFA’s plan for staging a biennial World Cup a “threat” not only to soccer, but also to other sports. Bach also lamented FIFA boss Gianni Infantino’s absence in Beijing, saying the IOC would have liked to discuss the matter while at ….

Frank Lampard Appointed Everton Manager

Frank Lampard has agreed to a deal to become Everton’s manager for the next two and a half years. This means Lampard makes his return to management precisely a year after his big Chelsea exit. Lampard succeeds Rafael Benitez, who was booted after Jan. 16’s loss to Norwich City. Lampard ….

No IPL Franchise For Glazer Family

It has now been confirmed that the Glazer family, who owns both Manchester United as well as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, have not been successful in their attempt to obtain the rights to one of the two new IPL franchises set to join the roster next year. Entering the highest ….

FIFA Might Abandon Biennial WC Idea

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has indicated a willingness to abandon the controversial plan of staging a men’s soccer World Cup every two years. Infantino, during a recent address before the FIFA council in Zurich, said he would call together a summit on December 20, to which all international confederates would ….

Former EPL Ref Blasted For Outdated Comments

Attracting enormous criticism last week had been former English Premier League ref Mark Clattenburg – for his allegedly outdated comments about female referees in sport. Clattenburg made a controversial string of comments during a recent radio interview when he commented on Sara Cox recently becoming the first female referee in ….

Richard Arnold Likely Next Man U Chief Exec

The most powerful man in British sports seems likely to be newly appointed at the helm of Manchester United in the form of Richard Arnold. Arnold’s appointment now seems likely to be announced as early as next month – with Ed Woodward set to step down as chief executive of ….

Former Man U Striker Diagnosed With Dementia

Ex-Manchester United star striker Denis Law has revealed that he’s been diagnosed with dementia. The 81-year-old said this week that he had made the diagnosis public since he wanted to be open about his condition. Law played for Man-U from 1962 until 1973. His 237 goals scored for the side ….

PSG Fans Waiting On Messi’s Arrival

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) fans are full of hope that star forward Lionel Messi will indeed arrive in the French capital within the next two days to ink a contract that will complete his high-profile move from Barcelona. Fans gathered outside the capital’s Le Bourget airport for the biggest part of ….