Three things we learned from the Europa League final
Olivier Giroud has found opportunities difficult to come by in the Premier League following his January 2018 move from Arsenal...
No room for sentiment as Giroud gears up to face Arsenal
Olivier Giroud is relishing the prospect of beating his old Arsenal team-mates when he lines up for Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku on May 29.
Gattuso and Higuain to stay at AC Milan
Coach Gennaro Gattuso and striker Gonzalo Higuain are set to remain at AC Milan, the club's sporting director Leonardo said on Friday. Speculation has been mounting that former Milan midfielder Gattuso will be axed if he does not deliver a win against lowly SPAL on Saturday in the last match before the winter break. "There…
Morata injury could make Sarri enter January sales
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri is likely to assess the attacking talent on offer in the January transfer window after Alvaro Morata suffered an injury this week. The Spanish striker was forced out of the Europa League draw at Hungarian club Vidi just before half-time after injuring his knee while shooting and will almost certainly miss…
Giroud heads Chelsea past BATE, Rangers lose thriller at Spartak
Chelsea booked their place in the Europa League knockout stage as Olivier Giroud's first club goal of the campaign gave Maurizio Sarri's men a 1-0 win at BATE Borisov, while Rangers lost a seven-goal thriller against Spartak Moscow.
Did France or Africa win the World Cup?
Sir: The storm that erupted after France recently won the football world cup with a team dominated by African immigrants, needs to be revisited for historical context.
Spurs’ goalkeeper charged with drink-driving
Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink driving after failing a breathalyser test at 2.30am in central London. The World Cup-winning captain was held in jail for seven hours in the early hours of Friday morning after a night of celebration with fellow France team-mates Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny. The 31-year-old father…
Goalless Giroud still a fixture in France's World Cup line-up
Olivier Giroud has not scored a single goal for France at the World Cup but his mere physical presence will guarantee the Chelsea forward a place in Sunday's final against Croatia. Think of France's attackers and the names Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann immediately come to mind, but Giroud has played every game in Russia,…