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Chelsea, Aston Villa and Newcastle all believe Manchester City has legitimate concerns in their dispute with the Premier League over spending rules.

Borussia Dortmund will only try to bring Jadon Sancho back to the club if Manchester United send him back on loan.

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Take a look at the standout moments from Jadon Sancho’s return to Borussia Dortmund during his loan spell from Manchester United.

Chelsea have stopped Mykhaylo Mudryk from playing for Ukraine and Enzo Fernandez from representing Argentina at the Paris Olympics to avoid another summer of injury problems.

Carlos Corberan, Steve Cooper and Ruud van Nistelrooy are among the coaches being considered to replace Enzo Maresca at Leicester City.

Scottish FA chief executive Ian Maxwell will miss the body’s General Meeting on Thursday and will have to find alternative travel arrangements to Euro 2024 after undergoing surgery for a detached retina – an operation that means he will be unable to fly for a month.

The RFU will deploy undercover security guards for the Premiership Final at Twickenham a year later after the domestic showpiece is disrupted by Just Stop Oil protesters.


Newcastle United is reluctant to outwardly join forces with Manchester City in the looming civil war against the Premier League over state-sponsored spending freedoms.

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Sky Sports News’ Geraint Hughes explains why Manchester City have made the decision to sue the Premier League and the possible implications for the game.

Championship clubs are locked in a battle over proposed new financial rules ahead of an EFL meeting on Thursday, with some proposing an easing of spending restrictions due to the Premier League’s inability to agree the “New Deal” on funding .

Scotland’s all-time leading try-scorer Stuart Hogg will complete an extraordinary career revival by signing for Montpellier as a medical joker in July after reversing his retirement decision.

Qatar is closing in on an eight-year contract worth £800 million to host the Rugby Union Nations Championship final after being awarded exclusive negotiating rights.

US Open organizers will grant special exemptions to LIV Golf players from 2025 ahead of next week’s event, which may feature just 12 breakaway tour players.


Manchester City’s legal dispute with the Premier League has put their £900m funding deal for the EFL in jeopardy.


Premier League chiefs have admitted to clubs that VAR delays increased by more than 50 percent last season, amid plans to implement an ‘improvement plan’ for referees.

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Premier League managers will have their say on whether or not the league should stick with VAR.


Chelsea are expected to make a move for Leicester City midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall if they land Conor Gallagher this summer.

Former Chelsea chairman Ken Bates says Premier League clubs have turned into “toys for American wealth funds and billionaire Arabs who don’t care about football”.

Brentford have offered Romeo Beckham a new contract to remain part of their B team.

French side Brest, who finished an incredible third in Ligue 1 last season, have signed up to play their Champions League matches 70 miles away in Guingamp because their stadium does not meet UEFA’s seating criteria.

Anthony Joshua is in line to face the winner of Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch with Tyson Fury as long as he wins his comeback in September, most likely against Daniel Dubois.


Enzo Maresca plans to bring his infamous dietitian Marcos Alvarez to Chelsea. Alvarez has previously banned players from drinking fruit juice, eating fried eggs or using salt and pepper.

Liverpool’s main sponsor Standard Chartered has been accused of carrying out billions of dollars in transactions for financiers of terrorist groups, according to documents filed in a New York court.


Celtic will have to pay more than £20 million if they want to sign Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher this summer.

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A stunning stop from Caoimhin Kelleher denies Cole Palmer the opener in the Carabao Cup final.


Peter Grant has urged Celtic to sign goalkeeper David de Gea, who has spent the entire season on the sidelines after failing to find a club following his departure from Manchester United.

Orlando Pirates boss Jose Riveiro says the future of midfielder Relobohile Mofokeng will be left up to the player as he remains linked with Rangers.

John Lundstram says he regrets not being able to win a Scottish Premier League title during his time at Rangers as he completes his move to Turkey with Trabzonspor.