Tino Anjorin joins Portsmouth on loan
Chelsea youngster Tino Anjorin has joined Portsmouth on loan for the 2023/24 season, the club have confirmed."The versatile attacker came through the Academy ranks at Chelsea and heads to Fratton Park for the upcoming campaign to play under John Mousinho," read the club statement.
'Home mate, home': exchange between Mason Mount and his father in Old Trafford dressing room caught on camera
Man United's official YouTube channel released footage from Mason Mount's first day as a Man United player.At one point, the newest member of the team was allowed into United's dressing room at Old Trafford.
Tuchel lined up for PSG return & 3 more under-radar stories at Chelsea
Juventus ready to sell Zakaria if Chelsea don't sign himJuventus are prepared to sell Denis Zakaria to some other Premier League club if Chelsea does not exercise the option to sign him at the end of the season, per Evening Standard. Chelsea Academy coach becomes Portsmouth assistant head coachChelsea Academy coach Jon Harley has left the club to become the first-team coach at Portsmouth.
Eddie Howe 'keen to be reunited' with Michael Edwards at Newcastle
Newly-appointed Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe is 'keen to be reunited' with Michael Edwards who reportedly intends to leave his post as Liverpool's sporting director next year.According to The Northern Echo, Edwards is identified as the leading contender for the same role at Newcastle, and Howe would be fully supportive of the board's approach for him if it happens.
Where is Champions League winner Djimi Traore now? - You asked, we answered
One of the players with the biggest cult-following at the club, Dijimi Traore was part of Liverpool's 2005 Champions League winning side.While he is often used as an example of the serious disparity between the quality of those Liverpool and AC Milan sides, that is exactly what made him a fan favourite.
Porstmouth fire 3 academy players over racially abusing Rashford and Sancho
League One side Portsmouth have confirmed that they have released three academy players who were caught racially abusing Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, and Bukayo Saka after England’s Euro 2020 final loss to Italy.They said: “Portsmouth Football Club can confirm that the investigation – and subsequent disciplinary process – into discriminatory messages that originated from an academy U18 private group chat has now concluded.
'He's at one of the world's best clubs': Mount's childhood hero D'Alessandro highlights his enormous potential
One of Mason Mount's childhood heroes in Andres D'Alessandro has heaped praise on the Chelsea midfielder. Speaking to Goal, D'Alessandro said: “I’ve seen him because I watch English football, he’s a player who has enormous potential.
Greenwood matches Cristiano Ronaldo record with impressive Spurs display
Mason Greenwood has matched an impressive record last managed by Cristiano Ronaldo for Man United in the Premier League after his goal & assist against Tottenham Hotspur.Greenwood replaced Marcus Rashford to come on in the 72nd minute and made an immediate impact, assisting Edinson Cavani’s goal before scoring his own in added time.
Jody Morris, Callum Hudson-Odoi & 6 more players who scored for Chelsea in Premier League before turning 20
Chelsea have had several young stars coming through its academy over the years - some of whom showed their talents very early, getting their first league goals before they turned 20:1. Mikael Forsell - 17 years, 11 months, 5 days2.
4 reasons why you should keep faith in Arteta and Arsenal after Villa fiasco
Arteta has proven he will bounce backDo you remember June? A disappointing but unsurpising defeat against Man City was followed by a truly humiliating loss against lowly Brighton. What did Arteta do? He found time in a tough schedule to work on tactics and changed the tactical formation.
'I know the club was in big trouble': throwback to Nwankwo Kanu's act of kindness towards Portsmouth - worth around £3m
Back in 2012 when Nwankwo Kanu left Portsmouth after 6 years with the club there were rumours he filed a lawsuit against Pompey, who owed him roughly £3m in wages.It looked wrong, it sounded wrong and the striker confirmed a year later it was indeed wrong: "I can reveal the story that has been around since I left Portsmouth.
'When you hit the valve the ball comes down more': Cristiano's free-kick technique at United was so good Drogba copied it
Cristiano Ronaldo's Man United spell was so successful that he even made other Premier League greats copy some of his on-the-pitch stuff.Chelsea's Didier Drogba, for example, once revealed that he had duplicated Cristiano's free-kick technique during the Hull City game.
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Newly-appointed Academy coach Gary O'Neil: 'When Liverpool speak to you there’s only one answer you give'
"It was a strange one really. I was still playing and was planning to keep playing because I thought I had a good few years left in me because I was at Bolton the season before last," Gary O'Neil told the Reds' official website.
Frank Lampard names his dad's achievement as huge inspiration in FA Cup run-in
"It’s been a tough year where maybe at times people have questioned whether we would push to certain levels," Frank Lampard said ahead of the FA Cup semi-final clash with Man United. "We are now at a level in the Cup where we are playing a team in fantastic form, and if we were to get through that we’d play another team in really good form, and that’s the end of where it goes for me in terms of wanting to win: what it means for this club and the group.
'He ripped the contract up in front of me': Glen Johnson reveals how Jose Mourinho blocked his move to Lyon in 2006
“At first everything was fine,” Glen Johnson told talkSPORT of his relationship with Jose Mourinho at Chelsea. “He’s a great coach and that’s what you want, but obviously we started to drift apart in terms of a relationship when I wasn’t playing.
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Fans 'could be allowed' to Wembley to watch FA Cup final on August 1 on one condition
According to the Mirror, the UK football authorities are discussing the possibility of allowing spectators back into stadiums and the FA Cup final on August 1 is seen as a perfect opportunity to test the waters.10,000 fans from each finalist side could be allowed to Wembley to watch their team fight for the cup but only in case the infection rate has dropped below 0.
'You think you've got the ball, next minute he nicks the ball over your head': Scholes names Vieira among 2 opponents he 'hated' playing against
Greatness recognises greatness: Man United legend Paul Scholes has named former Arsenal talisman Patrick Vieira among the most difficult opponents he has ever faced."As a midfield player, especially the way I played, I didn’t really have to beat people, I didn’t have to be stronger than the other person, I didn’t have to be quicker than the other person, it was more my passing that beat them," the former England international told BBC as cited by Teamtalk.
'You don't leave a club like Liverpool easily': Peter Crouch names Anfield exit his biggest regret
Speaking to fans in his Q&A for the Daily Mail, our former striker Peter Crouch has revealed his biggest footballing regret."Things happen for a reason and I accepted many things in my career, such as losing the Champions League final in 2007," he said.
Ex-Portsmouth player opens up on working under Michael Edwards: 'He wasn't afraid to tell us that we'd been garbage, statistically speaking'
Liverpool fans know Michael Edwards as a transfer genius, a man who can sell a striker for £19m even though he scored only one goal for the Reds. However, the club's sporting director started as a footballer at Portsmouth, and, after studying at university, took a job at Pompey as a performance analyst in 2003.