If you want a hotel in London this weekend, good luck. With the always-popular Chelsea Flower Show in full bloom , hotel availability was already at a premium.
English Premier League leaders Chelsea have announced that chief executive Peter Kenyon is to leave his full-time role at the club at the end of next month. Kenyon, who left Manchester United in 2003 to join the London club, will depart at the end of October but will continue to represent Chelsea in various capacities, including committee roles with UEFA
Manchester United have warned French side Le Havre they will take action against them unless they stop repeating claims that the English Premier League champions offered financial inducements to Paul Pogba’s family in order to lure the teenager to Old Trafford. United have grown angry at the sustained assault by Le Havre, which came in the wake of a transfer ban imposed on Chelsea last week for a similar infringement of the rules.
Iraq’s deputy minister of transport has been arrested after investigators taped him taking a $100,000 bribe, the Iraqi Integrity Commission said Monday. United have grown angry at the sustained assault by Le Havre, which came in the wake of a transfer ban imposed on Chelsea last week for a similar infringement of the rules.
England midfielder Michael Carrick missed a first-half penalty as English Premier League champions Manchester United suffered a sensational 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Burnley. The home side scored the only goal of the game in the 19th minute when Stephen Jordan’s deep cross for Martin Paterson was headed away by United full-back Patrice Evra — only for Robbie Blake to meet the ball on the volley and fire a spectacular shot into the top corner
A South Korean court on Friday found the former chairman of the Samsung Group guilty of a breach of trust in illicit bond transactions and sentenced him to a suspended 3-year jail term and a fine of 110 billion Korean won ($89 million), South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported.
The new English Premier League season kicks off with the first round of fixtures this weekend – Fanzone details what to expect from the new campaign: Key players: The departure of Ronaldo has left a huge void at Old Trafford and Red Devils manager Alex Ferguson will expect a big season from Dimitar Berbatov after an inauspicious start at the club. Ferguson’s decision to sign Owen raised a few eyebrows but the striker will have a point to prove after a disappointing period with Newcastle
Chelsea have won the Community Shield — the traditional curtain-raiser to the start of the English Premier League season — beating Manchester United 4-1 on penalties at Wembley after the teams drew 2-2 after 90 minutes. The London side scored all four of their spot-kicks, while veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs and French left-back Patrice Evra both missed their penalties for United
Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu has lost his appeal against a FIFA ruling that he must pay the English Premier League club 17 million euros ($25.3 million) in compensation for breach of contract. Mutu was sacked by Chelsea after he tested positive for cocaine in 2004 and given a seven-month worldwide ban from football
Tom Henning Ovrebo is a name now etched in the minds of European football fans — mostly for the wrong reasons. Ovrebo was in charge of Wednesday night’s 1-1 Champions League semi-final draw between English side Chelsea and Spain’s Barcelona at Stamford Bridge. The match ended in controversy as the visitors stole an equalizer and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba launched a verbal tirade on the referee