Conte has plenty to ponder as Chelsea lose 3-2 to Real Madrid

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New Blues boss Antonio Conte has plenty to ponder as he watched Chelsea lose 3-2 to Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup. As former-Chelsea great, Frank Lampard, was busy at the Yankee Stadium scoring the first ever New York City FC hat-trick, across the country his former teammates were toiling away in Michigan against Real Madrid in front […] READ MORE


RFEF announce Julen Lopetegui as Del Bosque’s successor

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On Thursday, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), named Julen Lopetegui as Vicente Del Bosque’s successor. His first official game in charge will be the World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein on 5 September. Who is Julen Lopetegui? ¡Tenemos muchas ganas de darle un gran #BienvenidoJulen a nuestro nuevo seleccionador @julenlopetegui! A las 18:30: https://t.co/cTWOvZzuOe — […] READ MORE


Lionel Messi Given Prison Sentence For Tax Fraud

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On Wednesday, Lionel Messi and his father Jorge Messi were sentenced to 21 months each in jail by the High Court in Barcelona. Lionel Messi Given Prison Sentence For Tax Fraud The Messi’s were found guilty of defrauding the Spanish Tax authorities of a reported €4.1 million by using fake companies in Belize and Uruguay […] READ MORE



Croatia Stun Spain in Bordeaux

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Croatia stunned Spain in Bordeaux to clinch top spot in Group D. The result means that Spain will now play Italy in Paris on Monday. Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque resisted the temptation to rotate as he named an unchanged XI despite La Roja having already qualified for the latter stages of the competition. This […] READ MORE


Spain Euro 2016 Preview: A Guide to La Roja

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In France at Euro 2016 Spain are on for a three-peat as la Furia Roja embark on their mission to become European champions for a third time in a row. Rebuilding after Rio The World Cup in Brazil was a flop for the defending champions. The short passing style of previous tournaments was slightly abandoned […] READ MORE


Mourinho: 'Manchester United is a Special Honour'

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Jose Mourinho is back in management and back on the charm offensive as he pitched up in Manchester on Friday to sign a three-year contract to become the new manager of Manchester United. ‘Manchester United is a special honour’ In his statement to the official Manchester United website, Mourinho described his passion and joy at […] READ MORE


Spanish Government Bans Catalan Estelada Flag From Copa Final

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A political row is breaking out in Spain as the Spanish government has decided to ban the Catalan Estelada flag from Sunday’s Copa Del Rey Final. There is perennial tension between Catalan Independence supporters and the Spanish political establishment in Madrid, with many pro-Independence Catalans historically having stood behind the famous blaugrana and tried to […] READ MORE


The Blue Review: John Terry Offered Contract Extension

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John Terry Offered Contract Extension: There was a celebratory mood this weekend inside Stamford Bridge—and not for the 1-1 draw—as fans from both sides stood together in their love and affection for Claudio Ranieri. The Italian received a memento from Chelsea pre-match, and there was rapturous applause as he walked out onto the Stamford Bridge […] READ MORE