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Tuchel tells Chelsea not to fear Leicester rematch

London (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel encouraged his Chelsea players not to waste the success of his first few months in charge at Stamford Bridge in the final week of the Premier League season ahead of... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Leicester, Stamford Bridge, Afp, Thomas Tuchel, Tuchel


Leicester boss confident FA Cup winners will seal Champions League spot

London (AFP) – Brendan Rodgers says his Leicester players are ready to seize the opportunity of rounding off a wonderful season by qualifying for the Champions League to add to Saturday’s FA Cup triumph. The... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Champions League, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester, Afp


Chelsea on the hunt for a left-back as duo want out

A huge two weeks for Chelsea It is a crucial point of the season for Chelsea. Beaten by Leicester in the FA Cup final last weekend, they face 3 games to save their season. In the worst-case scenario, they could find themselves out of the top four and losing the Champions League final, dropping out of next season’s Champions League in the process. You can read more about that here. This would, in turn, have a massive effect on the calibre of player that Tuchel’s side could attract, with the likes...
Tags: London, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Champions League, Ross Barkley, Leicester, Leicester City, Ryan Bertrand, Roma, Villareal, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alonso, Thomas Tuchel


Champions League qualification around Europe- who is in and who could still qualify?

Who is in? The UEFA Champions League is the most prestigious European competition on offer to clubs in their domestic leagues, and with one game to go, there are still several clubs unsure whether they will qualify for next season’s iteration of the competition. England: Manchester City and Manchester United have both confirmed their status in the Champions League for next season with two games to play. Beneath these sides, however, there is a three-horse race for the final two positions. FA cup...
Tags: Europe, England, France, Germany, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Wembley Stadium, Italy, Champions League, Bayern Munich


‘Disrespectful’ Daniel Amartey targeted by Chelsea fans for post-FA Cup final celebrations

 Chelsea’s supporters have taken aim at Leicester City star Daniel Amartey, after footage of the defender’s celebrations in the aftermath of the FA Cup final surfaced online. Tielemans decides it The marquee fixture of the English football calendar of course played out on Saturday evening.Chelsea and Leicester faced off in the finale of the FA Cup, in front of an expectant returning crowd at Wembley.It was the former who, for obvious reasons, headed into proceedings as favourites, amid a stellar...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Espn, Leicester, Leicester City, Thomas Tuchel, Daniel Amartey, Tuchel, Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, north west London, Tammy Abraham, Youri Tielemans


Alisson keeps Liverpool’s Champions League hopes alive with injury-time winner vs West Brom

West Brom vs Liverpool Liverpool and West Brom faced off in a Premier League meeting on Sunday afternoon.The tie was of little importance to West Brom, who have already been relegated back down to the Championship the season after winning promotion.Liverpool, though, still had it all to play for, with a top-four finish still not looking out of reach for the Reds prior to proceedings getting underway.Ahead of kick-off on Sunday, Liverpool were sat 5th in the Premier League, just four points off 4...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Everton, Champions League, Sheffield United, West Brom, Burnley, Leicester, Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Reds, Mohamed Salah


'I'll be Man Utd's biggest fan', says Stoney after shock Women's FA Cup loss to Leicester

Casey Stoney vows to be Manchester United's "biggest supporter" after her spell in charge ends with shock Women's FA Cup exit to Leicester.
Tags: News, Manchester United, Leicester, Casey Stoney, Stoney


Man United boss Solskjaer provides fresh update on Harry Maguire ahead of Europa League final

 Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spoken out over the fitness of star defender Harry Maguire, ahead of the fast-approaching Europa League final. Sidelined stopper English international Maguire has of course been forced to sit out the Red Devils’ last two outings.Amid a hectic end of season schedule for Solskjaer and co., United made the trip to Villa Park last weekend, for a Premier League clash.The Manchester giants eventually emerged on the right side of a 3-1 scoreline, but saw...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester, Harry, Leicester, Birmingham, Leicester City, Villa Park, Europa League, Mufc


Tammy Abraham’s girlfriend hits out at Tuchel after omitting striker from Chelsea’s FA Cup final squad

Leicester City are FA Cup champions Chelsea and Leicester City faced off on Saturday evening in the FA Cup final.The Foxes were aiming to clinch their first-ever FA Cup whilst Chelsea were looking to pick up their first piece of silverware under Thomas Tuchel.In the end, though, it would be Leicester who emerged victorious at Wembley.The tie was a fairly close affair, with neither side, in truth, looking at their best.However, the game would be won be a simply stunning striker from Youri Tillema...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Wembley Stadium, Everton, Sheffield United, Wembley, Leicester, Leicester City, Afp, Abraham, Thomas Tuchel, Tuchel, north west London, Tammy Abraham, Getty Images However


Manchester United Women 2-3 Leicester City Women: Foxes ruin Casey Stoney's farewell with Women's FA Cup shock

Newly-promoted Leicester ruin Casey Stoney's farewell as they knock Manchester United out of the Women's FA Cup.
Tags: Football, Manchester United, Leicester, Leicester City, Casey Stoney, Manchester United Women


Manchester United 2-3 Leicester City: Foxes ruin Casey Stoney's farewell with Women's FA Cup shock

Newly-promoted Leicester ruin Casey Stoney's farewell as they knock Manchester United out of the Women's FA Cup.
Tags: Football, Manchester United, Leicester, Leicester City, Casey Stoney


Man United suffer shock Women's FA Cup exit to Leicester

Newly-promoted Leicester ruin Casey Stoney's farewell as they knock Manchester United out of the Women's FA Cup.
Tags: News, Manchester United, Leicester, Casey Stoney, United


What the rules say about the controversial FA Cup Final decisions

VAR causes controversy again Ah VAR.Brought into English football at the beginning of the 2019/20 season, it has proved to be a point of controversy every day since, with many fans suggesting a “bias” against their club if a decision or multiple decisions don’t go their way. The FA cup final was no different, with Chelsea fans quick to pick up on two decisions that ultimately consigned Thomas Tuchel’s side to defeat in a second FA Cup final running. 🗣 “Disgrace from VAR, FA needs to review that....
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, West Ham United, Everton, Sheffield United, Wembley, Leicester, Harry Kane, Leicester City, Jack, Graeme Swann, Wes Morgan, Ryan Mason, Thiago Silva, Rice


What Willian’s impending Arsenal departure means for the club’s transfer business

Rebuild just got bigger The news recently broke that Arsenal winger Willian is looking like he will leave the club during the summer window with the North London side open to offers.The former Chelsea man has struggled in his debut season for The Gunners, scoring just one goal in a recent 3-1 win over West Brom.He has won few fans amongst Arsenal supporters and delight can be seen in the replies to Fabrizio Romano’s tweet revealing the news. After David Luiz, also Willian is expected to leave Ar...
Tags: UK, England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Sheffield United, Bramall Lane, Leicester, Nice, Stamford Bridge, Mikel Arteta, north London, Nelson, Jack Grealish


The nightmare Thomas Tuchel scenario for Chelsea supporters

Tuchel ‘lucky’ claims hit home Thomas Tuchel lost his second final for his second club in less than a year as Chelsea fell to Leicester City in the FA Cup.The match was won by a fantastic strike from Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans who struck a ball into the top left hand corner leaving Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga helpless.Chelsea’s coach did not earn many plaudits in his post-match interviews where he described his opposition as ‘lucky’ to win the match thanks to the world-class str...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Pep Guardiola, Lionel Messi, Belgium, West Brom, Burnley, Leicester, Jordan Henderson, Stamford Bridge, Leicester City


FA Cup final: 'It's really quite emotional' - How the fans' return lit up the FA Cup final

BBC Sport looks at how the return of football fans adding to the sense of occasion, as Leicester beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup for the first time.
Tags: News, Bbc, Chelsea, Leicester


Leicester players show support for Palestinians after FA Cup win

London (AFP) – Leicester players Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana showed support for the Palestinians after winning the FA Cup final on Saturday. English midfielder Choudhury and French defender Fofana were seen holding a Palestinian... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Leicester, Afp, Fofana, Choudhury, Wesley Fofana, AFP Leicester, Hamza Choudhury


FA Cup final: Kasper Schmeichel's 'awesome' saves as Leicester beat Chelsea at Wembley

Leicester captain Kasper Schmeichel says that winning the FA Cup with Leicester is "what dreams are made of" after the goalkeeper produces two incredible saves to help his side lift the trophy for the first time in their history.
Tags: News, Chelsea, Wembley, Leicester, Kasper Schmeichel


Chelsea 0-1 Leicester: Gary Lineker & James Maddison go wild for Youri Tielemans screamer

Watch as Gary Lineker and James Maddison react to Youri Tielemans FA Cup screamer as Leicester City lifted the trophy for the first time in their history with victory over Chelsea at Wembley.
Tags: News, Chelsea, Leicester, Gary Lineker, Leicester City, Youri Tielemans, James Maddison


'So happy I can't begin to describe it' - Leicester revel in first FA Cup triumph

Leicester captain Kasper Schmeichel says his joy at leading them to a first-ever FA Cup is "indescribable" after beating Chelsea.
Tags: News, Leicester, Kasper Schmeichel


Wembley comes alive with noise and colour of fans’ return

London (AFP) – Wembley Stadium came alive with the largest sports crowd in England since the coronavirus pandemic hit on Saturday as 22,000 spectators descended on the home of English football to witness Leicester lift the FA Cup for the first time. Youri Tielemans’s stunning strike that beat Chelsea 1-0 was met with a wave of noise from the 6,000 Foxes fans behind the goal where the ball had nestled in the top corner. There were just as jubilant scenes when Chelsea saw a late equaliser ruled o...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Wembley, Prince William, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester, Alan Edwards, Afp


Thomas Tuchel feels the wrath of the Chelsea faithful as Leicester defy the odds in first-ever FA Cup triumph

 Chelsea’s supporters have flooded to social media this evening, to take aim at manager Thomas Tuchel on the back of their side’s defeat in the FA Cup final. Tielemans decides it The Blues of course made the trip to Wembley a short time ago, for the most historic fixture of the English season.After getting the better of competition favourites Manchester City in the last round, Chelsea faced off with Leicester, going in search of their first piece of silverware under the watch of January arrival ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Matt Law, Wembley, Brendan Rodgers, Espn, Leicester, Anfield, Jack Grealish, Cfc, Ben Chilwell, Christian Pulisic, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Video: Leicester City fans troll Ben Chilwell after celebrations for disallowed FA Cup final equaliser

 Footage of Leicester City’s supporters taking aim at former star Ben Chilwell have come to the fore online this evening. Tielemans decides it The marquee fixture of the English football calendar of course played out a short time ago.Chelsea and Leicester faced off in the finale of the FA Cup, in front of an expectant returning crowd at Wembley.It was the former who, for obvious reasons, headed into proceedings as favourites, amid a stellar stretch of form since the arrival of Thomas Tuchel on t...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Espn, Leicester, Stamford Bridge, Leicester City, Jack Grealish, Wes Morgan, Kasper Schmeichel, Ben Chilwell, Christian Pulisic, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Leicester City: FA Cup-winning captain Kasper Schmeichel says joy 'indescribable'

Leicester captain Kasper Schmeichel says his joy at leading the Foxes to a first-ever FA Cup is "indescribable" after beating Chelsea.
Tags: Football, Leicester, Leicester City, Kasper Schmeichel


‘What dreams are made of’: Schmeichel hails Leicester history makers

London (AFP) – Kasper Schmeichel described leading Leicester to the club’s first ever FA Cup as a dream come true after he played a huge role in beating Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday. Youri Tielemans’s stunning... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Leicester, Kasper Schmeichel, Afp, Schmeichel, Youri Tielemans


Leicester beat Chelsea to claim first FA Cup

London (AFP) – Leicester won the FA Cup for the first time in the club’s 137-year history on Saturday as Youri Tielemans’s sensational strike beat Chelsea 1-0 in front of 22,000 fans at Wembley. The... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Wembley, Leicester, Afp, Youri Tielemans, AFP Leicester


Chelsea 0-1 Leicester: Foxes lift FA Cup for first time after Youri Tielemans stunner

Leicester City lift the FA Cup for the first time as Youri Tielemans' stunning long-range goal earns the Foxes victory over Chelsea at Wembley.
Tags: News, Chelsea, Leicester, Leicester City, Youri Tielemans


FA Cup final: Rate the players as Chelsea take on Leicester

Rate the players' performances as Chelsea take on Leicester in the FA Cup final.
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Premiership: Leicester 35-29 Harlequins - Genge scores brace as Tigers beat play-off contenders

Leicester Tigers survive a ferocious fightback to check Harlequins' play-off hopes with a thrilling 35-29 win at Welford Road.
Tags: News, Tigers, Leicester, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Harlequins Genge


FA Cup: Gary Lineker recalls memories of Leicester's appearance in 1969 FA Cup final

Gary Lineker recalls his memories of travelling down to Wembley as the Foxes faced Manchester City in the 1969 FA Cup final.
Tags: Football, Manchester City, Wembley, Leicester, Gary Lineker