Ronaldinho is RELEASED from prison in Paraguay after serving just 32 days

Ronaldinho is RELEASED from prison in Paraguay after serving just 32 days despite facing six-month sentence over fake passport with Brazil legend set to be placed on house arrest Ronaldinho has been released from prison in Paraguay after paying £1.3m bond  He was behind bars for 32 days after being faced with six months behind … Read more Ronaldinho is RELEASED from prison in Paraguay after serving just 32 days

Tottenham stars seen out jogging side-by-side in a training session led by Jose Mourinho

The especially stupid one: Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho faces police warning after organising a training session for three of his players in a London park  Tottenham Hotspur stars have been spotted training out in London together  Manager Jose Mourinho was spotted leading Spurs stars in a session in Barnet  Photos and videos emerged of players … Read more Tottenham stars seen out jogging side-by-side in a training session led by Jose Mourinho

MARTIN SAMUEL: Championship owners are considering group administration to solve wages dilemma  

The nuclear option, Championship club owners are calling it. In essence, it is evidence of their increasing despair over the impasse around player wages. Owners and chief executives in the second tier of English football have had conversations about a process known as group administration, the last desperate act to avoid ruin, if no common … Read more MARTIN SAMUEL: Championship owners are considering group administration to solve wages dilemma  

Tottenham confirm former striker Jimmy Greaves ill in hospital

Tottenham confirm legendary former striker and pundit Jimmy Greaves is ill in hospital – with no suggestion of link to coronavirus Jimmy Greaves was admitted to hospital in Chelmsford near his home in Essex    Greaves has been in poor health since suffering a severe stroke five years ago  His record of 357 goals in the top … Read more Tottenham confirm former striker Jimmy Greaves ill in hospital

Liverpool ‘believe their plans to furlough staff were LEAKED by a Premier League rival’

Liverpool believe that details regarding their plans to place their staff on the government’s furlough scheme were leaked by a Premier League rival, according to The Athletic. The club announced earlier on Tuesday that they had reversed their decision to accept government funding after announcing on Saturday that they intended to take advantage of the … Read more Liverpool ‘believe their plans to furlough staff were LEAKED by a Premier League rival’

Premier League stars stand firm and say they will NOT be forced into taking pay cut

Premier League stars refuse to back down as they tell their clubs they will NOT be forced into taking pay cuts in fresh talks led by Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson Players from all 20 Premier League clubs have again been holding pay cut talks  Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson was at the forefront of discussions this week  … Read more Premier League stars stand firm and say they will NOT be forced into taking pay cut

Liverpool, Spurs and Newcastle wealthy owners have excelled in the selfish stakes

John W. Henry. Joe Lewis. Mike Ashley. Three billionaire owners of Premier League football clubs. Yet, on the evidence of the past week, three men who would call by a foodbank to top up their weekly shop. At least in the case of Henry he has decided against helping himself, even if he was chased … Read more Liverpool, Spurs and Newcastle wealthy owners have excelled in the selfish stakes

How much income will your Premier League club lose during coronavirus crisis?

Liverpool‘s position became indefensible before they reversed their decision but that is of little comfort to clubs in the Premier League‘s lower reaches, who now know that they furlough staff at their peril.  Anfield has contributed substantially to that concept being a toxic term.  ‘It’s not helpful for us,’ said one club executive, also observing … Read more How much income will your Premier League club lose during coronavirus crisis?

PFA chief Gordon Taylor will NOT be taking a cut to his £2m salary

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES   The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 – becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and … Read more PFA chief Gordon Taylor will NOT be taking a cut to his £2m salary

Liverpool will NOT furlough non-playing staff as club perform dramatic U-turn

Liverpool will NOT furlough staff as club perform dramatic U-turn after backlash at decision to use tax-payer money Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore revealed the U-turn in a letter to fans Club ‘came to the wrong conclusion’ on decision to furlough non-playing staff The Premier League leaders received a huge backlash for their initial decision … Read more Liverpool will NOT furlough non-playing staff as club perform dramatic U-turn

The Open is cancelled for the first time since World War II amid coronavirus outbreak

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES   The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 – becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and … Read more The Open is cancelled for the first time since World War II amid coronavirus outbreak

Pep Guardiola’s mother dies from coronavirus at the age of 82, Manchester City confirm

Pep Guardiola’s mother, 82, dies from coronavirus just weeks after the Manchester City manager donated £920,000 to fight the virus in his native Catalonia Pep Guardiola’s mother Dolors Sala Carrio has died from coronavirus Man City confirmed the sad news on Monday before paying tribute to Guardiola It comes weeks after Guardiola donated £920,000 to … Read more Pep Guardiola’s mother dies from coronavirus at the age of 82, Manchester City confirm

England manager Gareth Southgate to take 30 per cent wage cut slashing his £3m salary

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES   The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 – becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and … Read more England manager Gareth Southgate to take 30 per cent wage cut slashing his £3m salary