Frank Lampard hails 'incredible' Billy Gilmour after MOTM display vs Liverpool

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard described Billy Gilmour’s Man of the Match display in his side’s 2-0 win against Liverpool in the FA Cup as ‘incredible’. The 18-year-old put in a sensational performance against the Reds after he was named as a surprise starter by Lampard at Stamford Bridge. Gilmour looked

Leeds striker makes honest Patrick Bamford admission on goal drought – ‘It’s frustrating’

Leeds United forward Tyler Roberts is confident that Patrick Bamford can rekindle his form. Bamford has struggled for goals in the latter half of the season, and hasn’t scored in the Championship since January. Former Middlesbrough and Norwich City star Bamford had a superb start to the season. He scored

When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw? Plus Chelsea, Man Utd ball numbers

The FA Cup fifth round is taking place this week, with the final four fixtures to be carried out over the next two days. Four sides have already booked their place in the quarter-finals – and they all come from the Premier League. Arsenal got the ball rolling on Monday

Man Utd warned they may face problems over two summer signings because of Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United signing both Jack Grealish and Jadon Sancho this summer could cause problems for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, says former Arsenal star Paul Merson. United are keen on Aston Villa midfielder Grealish and Borussia Dortmund winger Sancho. But Merson believes signing the duo could cause congestion in the squad, especially

Klopp blames THE BALL for Liverpool conceding first Chelsea goal

‘The specific characteristic of the ball… made life really difficult’: Jurgen Klopp refuses to blame Adrian for fumbling Willian’s shot for Chelsea’s first goal in victory over Liverpool Liverpool fell to a 2-0 defeat against Chelsea in the FA Cup on Tuesday night Chelsea’s first goal came after Adrian lost

Man Utd chief Ed Woodward ‘very keen’ on sealing Jadon Sancho transfer

Manchester United ‘really want to sign Jadon Sancho’ with Ed Woodward also giving his backing to the deal. Those are the views of respected journalist David Ornstein, who claims the Red Devils will have to splash the cash to sign the Borussia Dortmund star. Widespread reports suggest the 19-year-old is

Pep Guardiola says Man City were already dreaming of next trophy after Carabao Cup shower

Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City’s serial winners locked sights on their next piece of silverware the moment they stepped out of the showers at Wembley. Victory in the Carabao Cup gave them a second piece of silverware following on from the Community Shield and a third straight league cup trophy.

Redknapp and Richards defend Stones after Carabao Cup final error

‘He’s fallen over, what can you do?’: Jamie Redknapp and Micah Richards jump to the defence of John Stones after his mistake in Carabao Cup final, as former defender admits he ‘feels sorry’ for struggling centre-back John Stones’ slip allowed Mbwana Samatta to give Aston Villa hope in the final 

Real Madrid 'monitoring Pochettino' with view to replacing Zidane

Real Madrid ‘monitoring Mauricio Pochettino’ with view to replacing Zinedine Zidane as manager this summer amid dressing room tensions Real Madrid ‘wish to keep an open dialogue with Mauricio Pochettino’  It comes amid mounting speculation Zinedine Zidane will leave in the summer Real are currently top of La Liga but

Ryan Giggs explains how Bruno Fernandes has most impressed him at Man United

Ryan Giggs is delighted with the start Bruno Fernandes has made at Manchester United, saying he's "fantastic" and has "lifted everyone around him". The Red Devils were in hot pursuit of the Portuguese in the summer but waited until January to sign him from Sporting Lisbon. Fernandes has hit the