The Scot hinted he feels like he jinxed the club against Bayer Leverkusen in 2002 and joked the referee didn’t understand Fergie time.
Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that his greatest regret as Manchester United manager is missing out on the Champions League final in 2001-02.
The Red Devils were eliminated from the competition at the semi-final stage by Bayer Leverkusen, denying the legendary manager the opportunity to lead his side out at Hampden in his home city of Glasgow.
Ferguson had a […]
The Spaniard pondered a return to Camp Nou during summer but eventually opted to stay at Chelsea, where he confirmed he is happy.
Chelsea attacker Pedro has acknowledged he discussed a return to Camp Nou with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu in the summer.
The Catalans were desperate to add some more depth to their attack and had earmarked Pedro as a valuable addition following his previous success at the club.
A move never materialised, though, as Barcelona brought in Paco Alcacer from […]
The West Ham manager is a fan of the Italian’s style and believes his Blues counterpart did not mean any insult to Manchester United through his touchline demeanour.
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic backed Antonio Conte’s “aggressive” coaching demeanour after Jose Mourinho clashed with the Chelsea boss at the end of Sunday’s hammering of Manchester United.
Chelsea made light work of Mourinho’s side upon the Portuguese coach’s return to Stamford Bridge, with the hosts running out comprehensive 4-0 winners.
Conte attracted attention for […]
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey looks set to make his long-awaited return from injury against Reading in the EFL Cup.
The Welshman’s been out of action since injuring his hamstring in the Gunners’ opening weekend defeat to Liverpool in August.
The 25-year-old had been expected to return within four weeks but suffered a number of setbacks.
Wenger said he would give the Welshman a full ‘pre-season’ in order to fully recover from his hamstring injury but Ramsey is in tonight’s squad to face Reading […]
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel admits he’s spoken to Antonio Conte about his lack of game time so far this season.
The Nigerian is out of favour under the Italian coach and is yet to make a single appearance for the Blues this season.
The 29-year-old enjoyed somewhat of a renaissance under Guus Hiddink last season but he’s been left in the cold since Conte arrived at Stamford Bridge.
Mikel’s competing with the likes of Nemanja Matic and N’Golo Kante for a spot […]
Jose Mourinho’s distant approach to Manchester United’s training sessions has left his players stunned, according to reports.
The Times claims that the United manager occasionally leaves his assistant Rui Faria to run training by himself while he either watches from afar or goes back to work in his office.
Mourinho reportedly speaks to his players at the start of each session but then leaves the drills in the hands of Faria.
United’s players have been left surprised by Mourinho’s tendency to keep his […]
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne says he does not have any problems with Jose Mourinho following his spell under the Portuguese at Chelsea.
De Bruyne was unable to secure regular first-team action at Chelsea, with Mourinho eventually deciding to offload the Belgium international to Wolfsburg.
The Portuguese said he felt the midfielder was “not capable of fighting for a place in the first team”, though De Bruyne shut down such claims following his displays in the Bundesliga as well as Manchester […]
Nigeria World Cup star Osaze Odemwingie has said he hopes to rediscover his form at English Championship bottom club Rotherham United.
Osaze, 35, has signed for Rotterdam till January.
It is a difficult challenge for the Nigeria star as the club are rock bottom of the 24-team Championship with six points from 14 matches.
“Class is permanent, form is temporary, so I just need to find my form. All the movements are still there,” he said.
“Rotherham and Bolton showed interest over the weekend. […]
The former Barcelona star has a low opinion of the way the Portuguese faces adversity and urges him to stop bringing his shenanigans back to the Premier League.
Xavi has described Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho as wanting war instead of football when things do not go his way.
The Portuguese recently griped to Antonio Conte about excessive touchline gesticulating after Chelsea’s 4-0 humiliation of the Red Devils at the weekend.
It was an incident that followed Mourinho finding issue with Jurgen Klopp […]
Kurt Zouma made his long-awaited Chelsea return on Monday night, playing 45 minutes for the club’s Under-23 side in a 2-2 draw with Derby County.
The 21-year-old, who suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury in February and missed Euro 2012, managed to play 45 minutes for the development side – his first action in almost nine months.
The France international is on the verge of completing his comeback to the first team but enjoyed a difficult return to action when he conceded […]
Chelsea have finally found their feet and they well and truly announced themselves as Premier League title contenders while thumping Manchester United 4-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
The Blues had been unimpressive in previous ‘big’ fixtures against Liverpool and Arsenal but blew Jose Mourinho’s team away on the Portuguese’s return to his former club.
Antonio Conte has made a notable formation switch since a heavy 3-0 loss to The Gunners, shifting to a 3-4-3 formation.
Since the tactical change, which was used […]