Sarri should have forced Kepa off, claims Chelsea stalwart Terry

The goalkeeper made headlines for bizarre reasons in his side’s Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City John Terry believes Maurizio Sarri should have forced Kepa Arrizabalaga off after Chelsea’s goalkeeper refused to be substituted in the Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City. City retained the trophy courtesy of Sunday’s 4-3 penalty shoot-out success, Raheem Sterling scoring the…

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Guardiola blames schedule for City injuries

Fernandinho is facing weeks on the sidelines after he was injured in the Carabao Cup final, to the frustration of the City manager Pep Guardiola says Manchester City’s busy schedule has contributed to injuries for Aymeric Laporte and Fernandinho. With Gabriel Jesus and John Stones already sidelined, Laporte and Fernandinho were both injured during Sunday’s…

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Oil money: Petrodollars, Man City, PSG & how modern football is fuelled by mega-rich industry

Some of the biggest teams in the world are financed by slick operations, as are the most prestigious competitions Football has always been an alluring realm for millionaires, billionaires, mega-rich businesses and affluent individual investors. The sport grants access to a unique global market and brings with it a certain level of prestige, particularly so when…

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