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Tottenham decide against appointing Gennaro Gattuso as manager

That’s right, there has been yet another twist in Tottenham’s hunt to find a replacement for Jose Mourinho, who was sacked all the way back in April. Tottenham can’t find a manager Thus far, a number of high-profile names have been linked with the Spurs bench.Julian Nagelsmann was said to have been of interest to the north London outfit, but he is now set to take over at Bayern Munich in the summer.Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers had been tipped as a potential target, but he is believed t...
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Spurs, Tottenham, Bayern Munich, Jose Mourinho, Brendan Rodgers, Atalanta, Leicester City, Roma, Fiorentina, Mourinho


England Daily: 26 fit Lions, Kieran Tierney’s OK, Harry Kane’s warning & why Scotland need a miracle

England Daily: June 18, 2021 England play their second game of Group D this evening, as they host Scotland at Wembley.On the back of the 1-0 victory against Croatia, the Three Lions will be looking to ensure qualification with all three points against the Scots.Here are the five England stories you need ahead of the big game. 1) All 26 England players fit Perhaps the most pleasing news that could have come out of the England camp ahead of their second group game was that everyone is fit for Frid...
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Wembley, Croatia, Jose Mourinho, Gareth Southgate, Jordan Henderson, Three Lions, Harry Kane, Times


5 things you need to know before England vs Scotland, Sweden vs Slovakia & Croatia vs Czech Republic

Euro Daily: June 18, 2021 Day 7 of the European Championships will see another trio of fixtures played out, as the likes of England and the Czech Republic aim to build on respective opening day victories.Below, check out five things you need to know about Friday’s action. It’s the big one today as England take on Scotland at #Euro2020 in what is the oldest footballing rivalry in the world 🤯@alibendertv brings you your 5-A-Day with five things to look out for from today’s crunch game #ENG #SCO pi...
Tags: UK, England, London, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, La Liga, Italy, Real Sociedad, Cristiano Ronaldo, Poland, Wembley, Croatia


England eye Euro 2020 last 16 by breaking Scotland hearts

London (AFP) – England can join Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Friday if the Three Lions get the better of neighbours Scotland in a grudge match at... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Netherlands, Three Lions, Afp, Italy Belgium


Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal both out for Wimbledon

By HOWARD FENDRICH Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal are sitting out Wimbledon, leaving the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament without two of the sport’s biggest stars as it returns after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Osaka’s agent, Stuart Duguid, wrote Thursday in an email that the four-time Grand Slam champion does plan to head to the Summer Games after skipping Wimbledon. “She is taking some personal time with friends and family,” Duguid wrote. “She will be ready f...
Tags: Japan, London, Sports, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Rome, Soccer, United States, Paris, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Tokyo, Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon, Osaka


The best carry-on luggage in 2021, including hard-sided, soft-sided, lightweight, and aluminum options

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A durable and reliable carry-on suitcase is a must-have for any traveler. Hard-side vs. soft-side luggage and budget is a personal preference, so we've included options. Our top hard-side carry-on is from Samsonite and our top soft-side carry-on is from Travelpro. Waiting in a long line when running late for a flight, having to pay hefty baggage fees, and your shoulder hurting from carting around a heavy duffle bag are all hassles that make quality carry...
Tags: London, Trends, Chelsea, Tsa, Faa, Samsonite, TravelPro, Kenneth Cole, YKK, Rimowa, AmazonBasics, Briggs Riley, Holly Johnson, Arlo Skye, Monos, Hannah Freedman


Maguire fit for England return against Scotland

London (AFP) – Manchester United captain Harry Maguire will return to the England squad for Friday’s Euro 2020 clash with neighbours Scotland. Maguire has not featured since suffering ankle ligament damage nearly six weeks ago.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Afp, Maguire, Harry Maguire, AFP Manchester United, Scotland Maguire


Tierney’s return a ‘big deal’ as Scotland aim to shock England

London (AFP) – Scotland’s hopes of causing an upset against England at Wembley on Friday were given a huge boost with the news Kieran Tierney will be fit to return from a calf injury. The... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Wembley, Afp, Tierney, Kieran Tierney


Arsenal come to definitive decision on Ryan Bertrand swoop

 A major update on Arsenal’s pursuit of soon-to-be free agent Ryan Bertrand has come to the fore on Thursday evening. Defensive woes The left-back spot of course proved something of a problem area at the Emirates this past season.Whilst Kieran Tierney continued to prove himself as one of the Premier League’s finest when fit and available, the Scot was also forced to deal with a series of fitness problems.All told, Tierney managed starts in just two thirds of Arsenal’s league outings.In turn, wit...
Tags: UK, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Arsenal, Emirates, Brighton, Emirates Stadium, Ryan Bertrand, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Sead Kolasinac


The “absolutely mad” opponents that Wales could face even by finishing second in their Euro group

Wales’ back-to-back Euro dream Wales were able to overcome some late pressure after a Gareth Bale penalty miss to secure a 2-0 victory over Turkey and effectively guarantee their place in the last 16 of the European Championships.Channelling their inner 2016 selves, Wales have been impressive so far in the tournament earning a draw against a tough Switzerland side before unleashing their full potential against Turkey with both Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey combining throughout.Ramsey spoke of his...
Tags: England, London, Wales, Russia, Sport, Turkey, Ukraine, Austria, Soccer, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Azerbaijan, Juventus, Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey


U.S. Olympic swim trials: Katie Ledecky wins her shortest, longest races

Zach Harting reacts after winning the men’s 200 butterfly during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Hali Flickinger after winning her heat in the women’s 200 butterfly during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Matt Fallon reacts after winning his heat in the men’s 200 breaststroke during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Wednesda...
Tags: London, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Olympics, Tokyo, Omaha, Michael Phelps, Swimming, Rio, Adrian, Katie Ledecky, Walsh, Cox, Katie, Omaha Neb


Southgate’s perfect Euro 2020 start gives England momentum

London (AFP) – Gareth Southgate won over an English public who were sceptical about his ability to lead the Three Lions with a run to the World Cup semi-finals three years ago and is already... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Gareth Southgate, Three Lions, Afp, Southgate


Scotland’s ‘wee superstars’ can become heroes against England

London (AFP) – Scotland’s return to the major tournament stage may be off to a slow start, but a visit to Wembley to face England offers Steve Clarke’s men the chance to writes themselves into... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Wembley, Steve Clarke, Afp


Rashford would relish Euro 2020 showdown with Ronaldo

London (AFP) – Marcus Rashford believes England should fear no one at Euro 2020 despite the prospect of a tough last-16 tie against world champions France or European Championship holders Portugal. The Three Lions got... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, France, Sport, Soccer, Portugal, Ronaldo, Afp, Rashford, Marcus Rashford


Tottenham Hotspur 2021-2022 Fixtures

Tottenham will start their 2021/22 Premier League campaign with a mouth-watering home match against champions Manchester City on August 14. ​​​Spurs, who will want to improve on their seventh-place finish last season, then travel to Wolves in their first away game the following week. They host Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea on September 18 before the first north London derby of the season against Arsenal at the Emirates on September 25. In full: All the 2021/22 Premier League fixtures Find out more abo...
Tags: Europe, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, White Hart Lane, Newcastle United


Celtic to face Midtjylland in Champions League qualifying

London (AFP) – New Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou’s first official game will be against Danish side Midtjylland in the second qualifying round of the Champions League. The Hoops will be at home for the first... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Ange Postecoglou, Midtjylland, Afp, AFP New Celtic


Chelsea 2021-2022 Fixtures

Chelsea will face Arsenal and Liverpool in their opening three Premier League games of the 2021/22 season, quickly followed by meetings with Tottenham and Manchester City. Thomas Tuchel’s first full season begins at home to Crystal Palace on the opening weekend, followed by two tough away trips to Arsenal and Liverpool. Aston Villa will then visit Stamford Bridge before Chelsea make the short trip to north London to face fierce rivals Tottenham at the start of September. This is followed by a Ch...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, Brighton, Champions League


Arsenal 2021-2022 Fixtures

Arsenal will start their 2021/22 Premier League campaign away at newcomers Brentford on Saturday August 14. Mikel Arteta’s side, who finished a disappointing eighth in the Premier League table, then have a London derby at the Emirates against European champions Chelsea on August 21, before going to current champions Manchester City on August 28. Arsenal’s first north London derby comes on the weekend of September 25 at home to Tottenham, while the return fixture will be on the weekend of Januar...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Everton, Brighton, Leeds United


Crystal Palace 2021-2022 Fixtures

Crystal Palace begin a new era with a trip to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea on the opening day of the new Premier League season. Palace are continuing their search for Roy Hodgson’s successor and should have a new manager in place by the time they travel across the capital to take on Champions League holders Chelsea on August 14. The Eagles will remain in London for their opening four fixtures, with the visit to West Ham (August 28) sandwiched in between home encounters with Brentford (Augu...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Newcastle United, Roy Hodgson, Everton, Brighton, Champions League


Kieran Tierney ‘a major doubt’ for Scotland’s clash with England

A fresh update on the fitness of Kieran Tierney has emerged ahead of Scotland’s clash with England. England vs Scotland England and Scotland are set to face off at Wembley on Friday, June 18th.The meeting will mark the first time that the old rivals have gone head-to-head at a major tournament since all the way back at Euro 96, when the Three Lions came out on top with a 2-0 win.England, after seeing off Croatia in their group opener – their first-ever opening day win at the European Championshi...
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Wembley Stadium, Italy, Raheem Sterling, Switzerland, Wembley, Croatia, Glasgow, Group D, Uefa, Three Lions


Man City to visit Spurs in Premier League opener

London (AFP) – Premier League champions Manchester City will start the defence of their title away to Tottenham after the fixtures for the 2021-22 season were unveiled on Wednesday. City are among the sides heavily... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Afp, AFP Premier League


Five iconic clashes between England and Scotland

London (AFP) – England and Scotland renew their fierce rivalry on the football field on Friday at Euro 2020 as the Scots look to shock one of the tournament favourites on home soil at Wembley.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Afp, Scots, Wembley Visit


Antagonism and conflict fuel England’s rivalry with Scotland

London (AFP) – When England face Scotland in Friday’s Euro 2020 clash at Wembley, the first meeting between the rivals in four years will renew a bitter feud stoked by centuries of antagonism and conflict.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Wembley, Afp


Thomas Partey assesses his first seaosn at Arsenal

Thomas Partey has recently been discussing his debut season with Arsenal. Thomas Partey’s 2020/21 with Arsenal Thomas Partey would move from Atletico Madrid to Arsenal in October of 2020 after the Gunners met his £45m release clause.When Partey first linked up with the Gunners there was no doubt excitement from the north London faithful, who have been without a truly solid defensive midfielder for many years now.And, after a starring display in a rare victory over Manchester United in just his 3...
Tags: London, France, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Thomas Partey, Partey


Mings adamant England won’t bow to Patel’s kneeling pressure

London (AFP) – England defender Tyrone Mings insists his team will not give up kneeling in support of the Black Lives Matter movement at Euro 2020 after Britain’s Home Secretary criticised their “gesture politics”. Gareth... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Black Lives Matter, Tyrone Mings, Afp, Patel, Gareth Visit


What is Arsenal’s transfer priority this summer after Sambi Lokonga bid and Ben White interest?

Huge change at Arsenal The rebuild. This is the task set for Mikel Arteta, Edu and Richard Garlick at the start of the 2021 summer window. After back-to-back 8th place finishes and no European football next season, the Gunners must look to refresh their squad.Arteta could and arguably should have gone last season. You would be hard pressed to find another club of the same global stature as Arsenal who wouldn’t have cut the chord.Yet the Spaniard remains and the owners, Stan and Josh Kroenke, hav...
Tags: England, London, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Anderlecht, Belgium, Uefa, Mikel Arteta, Colorado Rapids, David Luiz, Sead Kolasinac, Bayer, Leverkusen, Stan Kroenke


Liverpool given go-ahead to expand Anfield stadium

London (AFP) – Liverpool have been given the go-ahead to expand Anfield by around 7,000 seats, taking the total capacity at their historic stadium to more than 61,000. City council planners voted in favour of... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Anfield, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Scotland’s Tierney in contention to face England at Euro 2020

London (AFP) – Scotland’s hopes of having Kieran Tierney fit in time to face England in their crunch Euro 2020 clash on Friday have been boosted after the Arsenal defender returned to training. Tierney was... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Afp, Tierney, Kieran Tierney


England lose reserve goalkeeper Henderson to injury

London (AFP) – Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson has been forced to withdraw from England’s Euro 2020 squad due to a hip injury, the Football Association announced on Tuesday. Aaron Ramsdale of Sheffield United will... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Sheffield United, Football Association, Henderson, Afp, Dean Henderson, AFP Manchester United, Aaron Ramsdale


‘The Silicon Valley of turf’: how the UK’s pursuit of the perfect pitch changed football

They used to look like quagmires, ice rinks or dustbowls, depending on the time of year. But as big money entered football, pristine pitches became crucial to the sport’s image – and groundskeepers became starsIt was a big moment for English football talent when Real Madrid poached Paul Burgess from Arsenal in 2009. After starting his career at Blackpool FC, Burgess had arrived at the north London club in 1999, rising to prominence at the age of just 21. He excelled on the European stage during ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, London, Football, Sport, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Portugal, Agriculture, Ipswich Town, Wembley, Silicon Valley, Alan Ferguson, Madrid, Barnsley



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