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Chelsea Doing an Ajax?

A few years ago it was Monaco, while in 2018-19 Ajax sprung shock after shock in the Champions League. Dan Roberts asks who can do likewise this season… Ajax were hardly ‘little-known’ when they took last season’s Champions League by storm. But the Dutch club knocking out both Real Madrid and Juventus was still a major surprise. Let’s not forget

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Undoubted Success

In 2016, Portugal triumphed in the European Championships and in doing so collected their first ever major honour in international football. A nation with a population of just 10.3m, the victory was no mean feat and sparked mass celebrations across the country. Three years later and A Seleção das Quinas were celebrating again, this time by triumphing in the inaugural

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Catastrophic Owen

Michael Owen has hit out at Fabio Capello for ‘causing catastrophic damage to both my career and English football in general.’ Owen scored 222 goals for the likes of Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United and Manchester United, while netting 40 times in 89 games for England. However, the one-time Ballon d’Or winner played just once for his country under Capello

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Juventus have officially launched yet another appeal to have the 2005/06 Serie A title removed from Inter. Due to the Calciopoli scandal of 2006, Juventus had two Scudetti revoked, the 2004/05 edition went unassigned, while the 2005/06 title was awarded to third-place Inter. Inter were handed the title because second place Milan were also docked points in the trial. Juventus

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Only Chelsea – who are under a transfer ban – are interested in signing Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho. Chelsea The Europa League finalists are hoping the Brazilian can be a replacement for the outgoing Eden Hazard, who has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid. The former Liverpool playmaker has cut a frustrated figure for the Catalan club

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