History at stake as Warriors, Celtics clash in NBA Finals

The NBA’s landmark 75th anniversary season will culminate with one of its original franchises lifting the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Both Boston and Golden State have played all 76 NBA seasons, beginning in 1946-1947. In fact, the Warriors won the first NBA championship (as the Philadelphia Warriors). Here are some fast facts on the NBA Finals … Read more

Thomas Tuchel reveals injury issues in Chelsea squad ahead of Manchester United clash

Thomas Tuchel has revealed to the media that a quartet of Chelsea players are definitely absent for their trip to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United on Thursday evening, while a further trio will need to be assessed on the day. All of Mateo Kovacic, Ben Chilwell and Callum Hudson-Odoi are absent through injury, … Read more

Mikel Arteta provides Takehiro Tomiyasu update ahead of Manchester United clash

Mikel Arteta has revealed that right-back Takehiro Tomiyasu is ‘available tomorrow’ to face Manchester United on Saturday lunchtime ‘if he trains today and feels good’. The Gunners play host as Manchester United travel to the Emirates Stadium to face Mikel Arteta’s side to kick off the Premier League weekend The Japanese defender was ‘very very … Read more

Ralf Rangnick issues Manchester United injury update and Ronaldo status ahead of Arsenal clash

By Ben Browning Published: April 22, 2022 12:16 pm Last Updated: April 22, 2022 12:18 pm Ralf Rangnick has revealed that both Scott McTominay and Raphael Varane are in contention to play against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday lunchtime, but that Paul Pogba is set to have played his last minutes in a … Read more

Macron, Le Pen clash on Russia, EU in angry TV debate

The TV debate is peppered with appeals of ‘don’t interrupt me’ and accusations the other was not up to the job of leading France, a veto-wielding UN Security Council member and Europe’s second-largest economy PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, April 20, accused his far-right rival Marine Le Pen of being in … Read more

Thomas Tuchel issues fitness update on Antonio Rudiger ahead of West Ham clash

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has revealed that key center-back Antonio Rudiger has missed out on their home tie with Arsenal through injury, with the German defender touch and go for the next London derby against West Ham. Rudiger was nowhere to be seen when the Chelsea line up was announced, leading to speculation as to … Read more

Arsenal handed major team news boost ahead of Chelsea clash

Arsenal have been handed a major team news boost ahead of their trip to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea as it has emerged that Alexandre Lacazette has traveled with the squad. The French striker, who missed the 1-0 defeat to Southampton at St Marys, Arsenal’s third straight defeat, was touch and go for the … Read more

Thomas Tuchel confirms key absentee ahead of Arsenal clash

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Mateo Kovacic will not be fit to face Arsenal on evening after limping off against Crystal Palace at Wembley in their 2-0 FA Cup semi final win. The Croatian was forced off midway through the first half of the game, with Ruben Loftus Cheek coming on to replace … Read more

Mikel Arteta issues update on key Arsenal pair ahead of Chelsea clash

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has revealed that both Takehiro Tomiyasu and Alexandre Lacazette will be assessed on Tuesday ahead of Wednesday’s clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, as both could be set to feature. Tomiyasu was expected to return to training following the Southampton defeat, after three months spent on the sideline with various thigh … Read more