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Chelsea's Kai Havertz makes history for Germany in Portugal win

Kai Havertz; record-setter His start to life for Champions League winners Chelsea was not what many would have hoped, but those in Germany always knew Kai Havertz was going to be a huge deal for club and country as his career progressed. Now, the Aachen-native and Bayer Leverkusen youth product has set another record in a career that is already glistening with landmarks at every turn.A former recipient of the Fritz Walter Medal at both the U17 (silver) and U19 (gold) level, Havertz was also Leve...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Munich, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, Portugal, Champions League, Frank Lampard, Bayer Leverkusen, Aachen, Thomas Tuchel, Lampard, Leverkusen, Kai Havertz


Chelsea amongst clubs interested in Wolfsburg’s Maxence Lacroix

Reports stemming from France have credited Chelsea with an interest in Maxence Lacroix. Who is Maxence Lacroix? Lacroix is currently plying his trade in the Bundesliga with Vfl Wolfsburg.The German outfit signed Lacroix in August of 2020 from French side FC Sochaux for a fee believed to be around £4.5m.The 21-year-old central defender has since, despite his fairly limited experience, gone on to cement himself as a regular feature in Wolfsburg’s backline.All told, Lacroix would notch 36 appearanc...
Tags: Europe, France, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Ac Milan, Wolfsburg, Leipzig, Inter, LaCroix, FC Sochaux, Fikayo Tomori, Achraf Hakimi, Bundesliga Chelsea, Maxence Lacroix


Leicester’s stance on Youri Tielemans future amid Liverpool links

Tielemans’ Leicester stint After he impressed on loan during the second half of the 2018/19 campaign, Leicester signed Tielemans permanently in the summer of 2019.The Foxes are believed to have paid French outfit AS Monaco around £40m to bring the midfielder to the King Power.The Belgian has since established himself as a key cog in Brendan Rodgers’ side, notching 108 appearances in all competitions, across which he has scored 17 and assisted 19.It was the 2020/21 campaign, though, which saw Tie...
Tags: France, Sport, Hungary, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Anderlecht, Brendan Rodgers, Monaco, Leicester, Jurgen Klopp, Psg, Georginio Wijnaldum, Riyad Mahrez, Golo Kante, Wijnaldum


Agent of Chelsea midfielder Jorginho speaks out on Italian’s future

Jorginho’s agent has been discussing the future of the Chelsea midfielder recently. Jorginho impressing under Thomas Tuchel The arrival of Thomas Tuchel at Stamford Bridge has of course resulted in something of a squad shakeup.Chelsea stars who were very much out of favour under Frank Lampard are now key cogs in the German’s machine.One of the men to once again become a key figure since Tuchel’s arrival has been Jorginho.The Italian has divided opinion at Chelsea since his arrival under Maurizio...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Qatar, Sport, Hungary, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Italy, Champions League, Switzerland, Atletico Madrid, Frank Lampard, Stamford Bridge, Leicester City


Man United & Dortmund still ‘significant’ way apart on Sancho valuation

An update on Manchester United’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho has emerged over the weekend. Jadon Sancho’s Dortmund stint Since making the switch to Dortmund in 2017, Jadon Sancho has showcased his ability as one of the brightest young talents in world football.2019/20 saw the former Manchester City man rack up a staggering 20 goals and 20 assists in 44 outings across all competitions.And though Dortmund struggled a fair bit throughout large periods of the 2020/21 season, Sancho nevertheless managed ...
Tags: France, Germany, Sport, Hungary, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund, United, Dortmund, Red Devils, DFB Pokal, Sancho, RB Leipzig, Jadon Sancho


Brilliant Kieran Tierney proved vs England why he should be the next Arsenal captain

 Scotland’s hard-fought draw with England this evening saw Kieran Tierney showcase once more why he is a future Arsenal captain. All square Steve Clarke’s men made the trip to Wembley a short time ago, for a crucial Euro 2020 outing.The Tartan Army headed into proceedings desperate to avoid a 2nd-straight defeat, after being put to the sword by the Czech Republic in the nation’s Group D opener.And, when all was said and done in London, avoid defeat is precisely what Scotland managed.A hard-fough...
Tags: UK, England, London, Scotland, Germany, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Portugal, Wembley, John Stones, Harry Kane, Mikel Arteta, Steve Clarke


Precious point against England keeps Scotland ‘alive’ – Robertson

London (AFP) – Captain Andy Robertson said Scotland have to build on a 0-0 draw against England at Wembley to reach the knockout stages of a major tournament for the first time at Euro 2020. Competing at the European Championship for the first time in 25 years, Scotland need to beat World Cup finalists Croatia at Hampden on Tuesday to likely reach the last 16. After a 2-0 defeat to the Czech Republic on Monday, hopes were not high for the Scots heading south. But they were inspired by facing th...
Tags: England, London, Scotland, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Chelsea, Wembley, Croatia, Clarke, Steve Clarke, Afp, Robertson, Hampden, Andy Robertson, Billy Gilmour


Marco van Ginkel finally brings 8-year Chelsea stint to an end

 Marco van Ginkel has departed Chelsea for PSV Eindhoven on a permanent basis, it has been confirmed. Blues stint Dutch midfielder van Ginkel first linked up with Chelsea all the way back in the summer of 2013.The now 28-year-old made the move to London from boyhood club Vitesse, for a fee thought to be in the region of £8 million.Van Ginkel, though, subsequently went on to endure a somewhat bizarre stint with the Pensioners.All told, he managed just 2 league appearances in the club’s colours, w...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Netherlands, Stamford Bridge, PSV Eindhoven, Marco Van Ginkel, Vvv Venlo, Vitesse, Inter, PSV, Philips Stadion, Van Ginkel, Ginkel, Alexander Isak


Achraf Hakimi: Chelsea and Paris St-Germain interested in Inter Milan defender

Inter Milan wing-back Achraf Hakimi is at the centre of a transfer battle between Chelsea and Paris St-Germain.
Tags: Football, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Paris St Germain, Achraf Hakimi


Chelsea ‘agree’ verbal deal with Inter’s Achraf Hakimi

A fresh update regarding Chelsea’s reported pursuit of Achraf Hakimi has emerged recently Hakimi impresses Hakimi spent two seasons on loan in Germany with Borussia Dortmund where he impressed in a back-five, forming a solid partnership with Jadon Sancho.Despite an impressive 2019/20 with BVB which saw him score nine and assist 10, Real Madrid seemingly did not want to give Hakimi a chance to impress in their side once he returned from his loan.Instead, Los Blancos shipped the Moroccan off to In...
Tags: England, Scotland, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan, Psg, Dortmund, Inter, Alonso, Gianluca Di Marzio, Marcos Alonso, Achraf Hakimi


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


The Sneak

Dinner was ready Chelsea had set the table Yann was opening the wine I turned my back to stir a pot and when I turned around someone had gobbled up the raspberries off the melons.                 [Author: French la Vie]
Tags: Travel, Chelsea, Yann, French la Vie


Daily Crunch: Google’s first retail location opened today in NYC

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Welcome back to the Daily Crunch for Thursday, June 17. Thank you to Walter Thompson and the Extra Crunch staff for taking the reins I took from Alex. I was released from jury duty, so I’ll be seeing you through the remainder of the week, and we’ll be back to regularly scheduled Alex in no time. But before we get on with the show, I want to let you know that Duolin...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, New York, Tech, Chelsea, Nintendo, Pfizer, Amd, Kirsten Gillibrand, Alex, Duolingo, Pittsburgh, Eric Eldon, Ingrid, Newsletters


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


Man City, Man United & the favourites to sign Sergio Ramos this summer

 Updated odds on the likeliest landing spot for Sergio Ramos ahead of next season have come to the fore on Thursday evening. Blancos exit The headlines news across the European football landscape over the last 24 hours has of course come in the form of Ramos’ decision to bring an end to his time with Real Madrid.The veteran, 35, has spent the last 16 years of his career in the Spanish capital, establishing himself as one of the world’s finest defenders in the process.Ramos’ Bernabeu stint also p...
Tags: Germany, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Sevilla


Harvard-Westlake’s Alyssa Thompson named 2020-21 Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. At every turn in Alyssa Thompson’s young athletic career, she impresses. The super sophomore added another feather in her cap this week after being named the 2020-21 Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Thompson becomes the second-ever sophomore to receive the honor for girls soccer, and only the eighth sophomore to win the award in the program’s history. Kennedy Wesley of Valley Christian in...
Tags: US, Sports, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, United States, Chelsea, High School Sports, Ucla, Thompson, Christian Pulisic, National Team, Pugh, Gisele, Cerritos, Valley Christian


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


Chelsea’s Tomori makes Milan move permanent with four-year deal

Milan (AFP) – Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori has made his loan move to AC Milan permanent agreeing a four-year deal with the Serie A runners-up on Thursday. The 23-year-old English player arrived last January on... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Ac Milan, Afp, Fikayo Tomori, Tomori, Milan AFP Chelsea


Tomori joins AC Milan from Chelsea in £24m deal

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan in a £24m move after a successful loan spell at the San Siro last season.
Tags: News, Chelsea, Ac Milan, San Siro, Fikayo Tomori, Tomori


Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan from Chelsea in £24m move

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan in a £24m move after a successful loan spell at the San Siro last season.
Tags: Football, Chelsea, Ac Milan, San Siro, Fikayo Tomori


Euro 2020: Scotland's Billy Gilmour on rivalry with English Chelsea team-mates

Scotland's Billy Gilmour and his Chelsea team-mates Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount, who are in England's squad, have had a some banter before the nations' Euro 2020 meeting.
Tags: England, News, Scotland, Chelsea, Ben Chilwell, Mason Mount, Billy Gilmour


Denmark vs Belgium: Context, H2H, key battles, subplots & predicted line-ups

Denmark vs Belgium – Context In Denmark’s previous fixture, context went out the window. Football was secondary to the well-being of Christian Eriksen after the Dane collapsed, requiring CPR from teammates and medics before a defibrillator was able to stabilise him.Denmark went on to lose the game 1-0 to Finland in what was easily described as an impossible situation to be put in by the match organisers.It was revealed by Kasper Schmeichel’s father, Peter, that the Danish side had been given 3 c...
Tags: Dane, England, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, Spurs, Belgium, Finland, Croatia, Denmark, Uefa, Jan Vertonghen, Leicester City


England Daily: Kieran Tierney’s race against time, Harry Maguire is fit & Arsenal target Brighton international

England Daily: June 17, 2021 England’s game against Scotland is edging ever closer, with one of the oldest rivalries in national team history set for another episode.With one day to go until the Scots, here are the five stories you need to stay on top of the Three Lions today. 5. Jude Bellingham in the Lions Den It was Jude Bellingham’s turn to join Josh Denzel in the Lions’ Den. The 17-year-old became the youngest player ever to play at a European Championships when he came off the bench agains...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Italy, Arsenal, Brighton, Switzerland, Wembley, Croatia, Gareth Southgate, Three Lions, Kyle Walker


A look inside Google’s first store, opening in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood tomorrow

There have been plenty of pop-ups over the years, but tomorrow Google’s first store opens in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood. The brick and mortar model finds the company joining peers like Apple, Microsoft, Samsung and even Amazon, all of whom have a retail presence in Manhattan, including several just around the corner from Google’s new digs. The new space, which opens tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. local time, fills 5,000 square feet of selling space in Google’s big, pricey West Side real estate inve...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Ecommerce, New York, Hardware, NYC, New York City, Tech, Post Office, Chelsea, Retail, Manhattan, Starbucks, West Side, Google Store


Rafa Benitez “on the brink” of becoming new Everton boss

Ancelotti’s shock departure Everton have been without a manager since the 1st of June, when Italian boss Carlo Ancelotti left the club to rejoin Real Madrid. Everton can confirm that Carlo Ancelotti has left his position as manager to take up the role of Head Coach at Real Madrid. — Everton (@Everton) June 1, 2021 The move came as a shock to many, with Antonio Conte thought to be the frontrunner for the hotseat in the Spanish capital. However, Madrid moved for a return for Ancelotti, leaving Ev...
Tags: Australia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Everton, Carlo Ancelotti, Merseyside, Lfc, Merseyside Derby, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Talksport, Leipzig, Rafa Benitez, Benitez, Antonio Conte


Google To Open First Retail Store Steps Away From Apple in NYC

Google will open its first retail store in New York City, highlighting the internet giant's effort to promote its consumer hardware devices. From a report: The store, in Manhattan's trendy Chelsea neighborhood, will open to the public Thursday, the Mountain View, California-based company said Wednesday in a blog post. The shop, which is a block away from rival Apple's 14th Street store, occupies part of the first floor of Google's New York offices. Alphabet's Google began experimenting with pop-...
Tags: Apple, Google, New York, New York City, Tech, Chelsea, Manhattan, Mountain View California, Ivy Ross, Jason Rosenthal Google


Tottenham Hotspur “interested” in Tariq Lamptey

Tottenham’s difficult off-season It is shaping up to be a massive summer at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.Finishing the season in seventh place without a manager, Spurs qualified for the Europa Conference League, the third tier of European football.Although they have seemingly sorted their management issue, with Fabio Paratici having already been announced as their New Director of football, and Paulo Fonseca due to take over as manager of the side. Paulo Fonseca is set to sign his contract as ne...
Tags: Sport, Hungary, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Brighton, Jose Mourinho, Harry Kane, Ivory Coast, Psg, north London, Serge Aurier


Fikayo Tomori leaving Chelsea after release clause “has been triggered”

Tomori’s career stuttered Fikayo Tomori’s time at Stamford Bridge has come to an end.The 23-year-old defender made 27 appearances in blue, but fell out of favour towards the end of 2019-2020 and made just one appearance for Chelsea in the first half of 2020-21.However, a loan spell with AC Milan kickstarted Tomori’s career back into life. Joining the Rossoneri in January, Tomori went on to make 17 Serie A appearances for the Milanese club, scoring one goal in the process.The Englishman particula...
Tags: England, Milan, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Italy, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Stamford Bridge, Ac Milan, Kurt Zouma, San Siro, Rossoneri, Juventus AC Milan, Konate


Arsenal reject Aston Villa bid for Emile Smith Rowe with new contract looming.

Smith-Rowe’s Arsenal rise Emile Smith Rowe has had a transformative affect on Arsenal’s side.Coming into the starting XI with the club just above the relegation zone in December, he made an immediate impact, helping Arsenal to a 3-1 win over Chelsea.He continued to impress in the second half of the season, ending the season with 20 Premier League appearances, and his good form was rewarded with a call up to England’s under-21 side. Aston Villa have offer rejected There is more than a little unce...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Arsenal, Frank Lampard, Villa, Jack Grealish, Willian, Avfc, Grealish, Xhaka, Ornstein


Google’s First Permanent Retail Space Will Feature Sleek Demo Spaces and an Event Hub

Google wants its very first permanent physical retail space to be more than just a gadget store. The 5,000-square-foot flagship, which opens on June 17 in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, will feature elaborate demo stations, lounge-like areas for customers waiting on tech help and a central event space for panels, lessons and performances. The goal is...
Tags: Google, Advertising, Chelsea, Manhattan, Retailing