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Chelsea and Real Madrid 30 million Euro apart on Eden Hazard – HLN

As per a report from Belgian outlet HLN, Chelsea have rejected an opening bid from Real Madrid for Eden Hazard. Chelsea stint 28-year-old Belgian attacker Hazard has been plying his trade at Stamford Bridge for 6-and-a-half years now, having made the move to the English capital from Ligue 1 outfit Lille in 2012. And the gifted wide-man has since gone on to establish himself as not only Chelsea’s star man, but also one of, if not the finest player in the Premier League. However, despite his tal...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Blues, Lille, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Zinedine Zidane, Hln, Bernabeu, Zidane, Maurizio Sarri

Swedish tennis player suspended, fined for bets on matches

LONDON (AP) — A Swedish tennis player who is a sophomore at the University of San Diego has been suspended and fined after admitting to having bet on tennis matches. The Tennis Integrity Unit said Monday that David Norfeldt has been suspended for eight months and fined $6,000 after he acknowledged placing 195 bets between […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Tennis Integrity Unit, University of San Diego, David Norfeldt

Hudson-Odoi, Ward-Prowse earn England call-ups amid drop outs

London (AFP) – Chelsea teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi was called up by England for the first time, while Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse was also drafted into Gareth Southgate’s squad on Monday amid a series of withdrawals... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Southampton, Gareth Southgate, Afp, James Ward Prowse, AFP Chelsea, Callum Hudson Odoi, Hudson Odoi Ward Prowse

Beckham to learn punishment for using phone while driving

LONDON (AP) — David Beckham could be punished Tuesday after admitting to using a cell phone while driving his Bentley in central London. The former England soccer captain is not expected to attend an administrative hearing at Bromley Magistrates’ Court. He could be fined and receive points on his license. London’s Metropolitan Police says a […]
Tags: England, London, News, Sports, Ap, David Beckham, Metropolitan Police, Bentley, Beckham, Bromley Magistrates Court

Beckham admits using phone while driving, police say

London (AFP) – David Beckham has admitted driving his Bentley in London while using a mobile phone, police said on Monday. The former England captain was charged after a member of the public told police... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, David Beckham, Bentley, Beckham, Afp

Chelsea makes complaint to UEFA about racist abuse

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has made a complaint to UEFA about racist abuse being aimed at one of its players by Dynamo Kiev fans during a Europa League match. The English club says the abuse took place near the end of its 5-0 win in the last 16 on Thursday and that the matter was […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Chelsea, Uefa, Europa League, Dynamo Kiev

Sarri’s stubbornness threatens Chelsea’s top-four hopes

London (AFP) – Chelsea’s latest Premier League away-day collapse at Everton leaves Maurizio Sarri’s side facing an uphill task to finish in the top four and secure much-needed Champions League qualification. Languishing in sixth, the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Everton, Afp, Maurizio Sarri, Sarri

Chelsea lodge UEFA complaint over alleged racist abuse in Kiev

London (AFP) – Chelsea said on Monday they have lodged a formal complaint with UEFA over alleged racist abuse aimed at one of their players during the closing stages of the 5-0 Europa League win away to Dynamo Kiev last week. “We can confirm a report of racist abuse directed at one of our players in the final minutes of the match in Kiev from a small section of home supporters. We wholeheartedly condemn such abhorrent behaviour,” Chelsea said in a statement. “The matter was reported to the refe...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Uefa, Olivier Giroud, Europa League, Dynamo Kiev, Kiev, Afp, AFP Chelsea, Marcos Alonso, Callum Hudson Odoi

Scotland captain Robertson misses Kazak trip

London (AFP) – Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson is the latest player to drop out of Scotland’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier away to Kazakhstan on Thursday. Scotland’s captain has a dental problem which requires surgery, but... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Kazakhstan, Afp, Robertson, Andy Robertson, AFP Liverpool

Ward-Prowse earns England call as Delph, Loftus-Cheek, Stones drop out

London (AFP) – Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse was drafted into England’s squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro as Fabian Delph, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and John Stones pulled out due to injury... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, John Stones, Montenegro, Afp, James Ward Prowse, Ward Prowse, AFP Southampton, Delph Loftus, Fabian Delph Ruben Loftus Cheek

Matic urges Man United not to let top four slip away after FA Cup exit

London (AFP) – Nemanja Matic says Manchester United must not blow their bid for a Premier League top-four finish after they were dumped out of the FA Cup in their second consecutive defeat under Ole... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Man United, Nemanja Matic, Afp, Matic

Klopp: “Average Game, Sensational Result”

Jurgen Klopp believes James Milner’s late penalty in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at Fulham has kept them in the title race. Klopp’s side lead the Premier League table heading into the international break after moving two points clear of Manchester City, who have played one fewer fixture, but having come so close to a damaging draw at Craven Cottage. After the in-form Sadio Mane had given them a half-time lead, Milner, Virgil Van Dijk and Alisson Becker combined to gift former Liverpool forward Ryan...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Czech Republic, Munich, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Jordan Henderson, James Milner, Jurgen Klopp, Fulham, Klopp, Montenegro, Sadio Mane

2018-19 Erie Otters: A Season of Pain, Pride and Promise

The Erie Otters fought with everything they had all season. In the end, it was not quite enough to qualify for the OHL Playoffs. With a chance to make the playoffs during the final week of the season, the Otters had four chances to make something happen in the standings. But due to an incredibly difficult schedule which included playing seven games in 10 days, they ran out of gas. Despite falling just short, it doesn’t take away from what the Otters almost accomplished. Consider for a second wha...
Tags: London, Sport, Michigan, Hockey, NHL, Kingston, North America, Ottawa, Commentary, Pittsburgh, Flint, Alexander, Erie Insurance Arena, Brown, Campbell, Terry Wilson

Brighton stage great escape to reach FA Cup semi-finals on penalties

London (AFP) – Brighton came from 2-0 down and were then behind in a shoot-out before they beat Millwall 5-4 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday. It seemed Championship... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Brighton, Millwall, Afp, AFP Brighton

Ryan Babel’s Virgil Van Dijk ‘weakness’ comments come to the fore after Fulham’s equalizer vs Liverpool

The comments of Fulham attacker Ryan Babel regarding a ‘weakness’ in Virgil Van Dijk’s game have been garnering plenty of attention this afternoon. Fulham vs Liverpool Liverpool travelled to Craven Cottage a short time ago, for a Premier League clash with struggling Fulham. The visitors headed into the matchup full of confidence, having secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with an impressive 3-1 victory at German champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday night. In addit...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Champions League, Bayern Munich, James Milner, Sergio Aguero, Jurgen Klopp, Fulham, Times, Roberto Firmino, Virgil Van Dijk, Sadio Mane

Liverpool back atop Premier League with 2-1 win at Fulham

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool required an 81st-minute penalty from James Milner to secure a 2-1 win at relegation-threatened Fulham and return to the top of the Premier League on Sunday. It looked like Liverpool might miss the chance to climb back above Manchester City when its former forward, Ryan Babel, capitalized on a defensive mix-up […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, James Milner, Fulham, Ryan Babel

Liverpool survive Fulham scare to go top of Premier League

London (AFP) – Liverpool usurped Manchester City to take top spot in the Premier League but needed a James Milner penalty nine minutes from time to see off lowly Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage on... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, James Milner, Fulham, Afp, Craven Cottage, AFP Liverpool

Daniel Levy provides Tottenham stadium updates

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has provided a number of updates pertaining to the development of the club’s new stadium. Tottenham’s stadium project Tottenham’s new home has been under construction since 2015. The ground is set to replace long-time home of the capital outfit, White Hart Lane. However, a number of delays have seen the official opening date of the new stadium repeatedly pushed back. Such problems subsequently led to Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino revealing his opinion last month tha...
Tags: London, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Levy, Spurs, Tottenham, Daniel Levy, Mauricio Pochettino, Everton, Brighton, Inter Milan, Millwall, Chris Hughton

Errol Spence Jr. defends IBF welterweight title with win over Garcia

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. had to go the distance to defend his IBF welterweight title for the third time. Still, the outcome was never in doubt for one of the world’s best pound-for-pound boxers. Spence unanimously outpointed previously undefeated challenger Mikey Garcia, a skilled boxer who moved up two weight classes for what he considered a legacy fight Saturday night. “Throughout training camp, a lot of commentators thought he was too smart and I couldn’t box as well as him. I...
Tags: London, Cowboys, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Dak Prescott, Boxing, Manny Pacquiao, Ufc, Espn, Floyd Mayweather, Jones, Prescott, Garcia

Man City storm back as Man United crash out of FA Cup

London (AFP) – Manchester City produced a stunning comeback against Swansea on Saturday to reach the FA Cup semi-finals and keep their quadruple dreams alive as Wolves sent Manchester United crashing out. Pep Guardiola’s team... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Swansea, Pep Guardiola, United, Afp, AFP Manchester City

Sadio Mane update: Liverpool’s squad revealed vs Fulham

Fulham vs Liverpool Liverpool will be looking to move two points clear of Man City in the Premier League on Sunday at Fulham. Along with Huddersfield, Fulham look doomed for the drop. Fulham are second bottom of the league with only 17 points from 30 games. They are 13 points from safety. Scott Parker is looking for his first win as manager. He’s Fulham’s third gaffer this season. Liverpool will arrive at Craven Cottage full of confidence following their Champions League win at Bayern Munich. ...
Tags: London, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Champions League, Uefa, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, Fulham, Sevilla, Man City, Sadio Mane, Scott Parker, Craven Cottage, Liverpool Football Club

Huddersfield move closer to relegation, Burnley in trouble

London (AFP) – Huddersfield slipped closer to Premier League relegation as the bottom club blew a two-goal lead in their 4-3 defeat at West Ham, while Burnley are in deep trouble after losing 2-1 against... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, West Ham, Burnley, Huddersfield, Afp, AFP Huddersfield

West Ham rallies from 2 down to beat Huddersfield 4-3 in EPL

LONDON (AP) — Huddersfield threw away a two-goal lead, and possibly its last chance to stave off relegation from the Premier League, as it lost 4-3 at West Ham on Saturday. Last-place Huddersfield was 3-1 up after Karlan Grant scored his second goal of the game in the 65th minute and looked headed for only […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Premier League, Epl, West Ham, Huddersfield, Karlan Grant

Antonio Valencia’s father confirms Arsenal & West Ham interest

The father of Manchester United veteran Antonio Valencia has confirmed the interest of a pair of Premier League rivals in his son’s services. United stint Valencia, now 33, made his name in England with Wigan Athletic during a 3-year spell between 2006 and 2009. The then-explosive winger’s superb performances with the Latics eventually led to Manchester United splashing out £16 million to bring Valencia to Old Trafford in the summer of 2009. And the Ecuadorian subsequently went on to emerge as...
Tags: England, London, China, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Italy, Steven Gerrard, Manchester, Old Trafford, Real Madrid, Wigan Athletic, West Ham, United, Red Devils

Super-sub Gray sends Watford into FA Cup semis

London (AFP) – Andre Gray came off the bench to fire Watford into the FA Cup semi-finals with the late winner in their 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Javi Gracia’s side took the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Crystal Palace, Watford, Afp, Andre Gray, Javi Gracia

Watford reaches FA Cup semifinals by beating Palace 2-1

LONDON (AP) — Substitute Andre Gray sent Watford into the FA Cup semifinals by scoring late to secure a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Gray latched on to Roberto Pereyra’s chipped ball into the area and volleyed in left-footed in the 79th minute as Watford became the first team to book a place […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Crystal Palace, Watford, Palace, Andre Gray, Roberto Pereyra

Camping & Me

I’m sure I must have camped when I was a kid but, apart from one sleeping-outside occasion when I was about seven which – due to my young and tender age – must have been a planned event and not an accident, I can’t remember camping at all under the age of 22 when I attended my first festival. ( = || []).push({}); Thinking about it now, my lack of camping experiences as a child must have in part had my mother to blame as, although I was on holiday with h...
Tags: London, Camping, Articles, Sport, Bliss, Running, Kurt Cobain, James, Rachel

Spitfires Earn Playoff Berth, Wait for Opponent

Taking the easy road hasn’t been a part of the Windsor Spitfires’ gameplan all season. As the final two games of the regular season played out, they continued down that tough path. Fortunately, it led them straight to a berth in the 2019 OHL playoffs. Two tough divisional games showed this team can come together when it’s really needed. Add in a little help from conference foes and the Spitfires can now proudly look at the coveted “X” next to their name in the standings. It hasn’t been an easy j...
Tags: London, Sport, Spirit, Hockey, Sting, OHL, Saginaw, Sarnia, Flint Firebirds, Sault Ste Marie, Firebirds, Foudy, Windsor Spitfires, Plymouth Whalers, Spitfires, MasterCard Memorial Cup

Lowly Fulham offer Liverpool chance to usurp Man City

London (AFP) – Fresh from a momentous Champions League night, Liverpool can continue their feel-good factor into the international break by retaking top spot in the Premier League from Manchester City at Championship-bound Fulham on... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Fulham, Man City, Afp

Dominick Reyes answers London’s calling vs. Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 5

London’s calling and you better believe Dominick Reyes is answering. “When and where,” he said. Already having battled jet lag following his trip to England, the undefeated Reyes will take on former light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir on the UFC on ESPN+ 5 main card Saturday in the O2 Arena. Reyes, 29, said Wednesday he was still trying to shake the travel woes after arriving three days earlier in London. “I’m ready to put on a show. I will be good by the time fight time comes aro...
Tags: Europe, England, New York, London, Sports, LSU, Sport, Soccer, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Anthony Smith, KO, Stony Brook University, Reyes, Usman

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