Arsenal and Chelsea lock horns for a good cause in a pre-season friendly which is still likely to have more than a bit of bite to it. London rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are all taking part in a mini preseason tournament called the Mind Series which kicks off this weekenRead More »
Mings deputised for Harry Maguire in England’s first two games against Croatia and Scotland, with fans and pundits questioning his starting place.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka will be staying at the club, Mikel Arteta has said, in a development that puts an end to Jose Mourinho’s hopes of bringing the Switzerland international to Roma. Xhaka is a divisive player with the Arsenal supporters but he has always been highly valued by the coaching staff in north London and Roma have not presented any offers this summer that have been deemed acceptable. Xhaka, who scored in a 2-1 friendly loss to Chelsea on Sunday, had been expected to leave t
The former Scotland international Russell Martin has left MK Dons to take over the manager’s job at Swansea City, one week before the start of the Championship season. The 35-year-old has signed a three-year deal as head coach at the Liberty Stadium, ending the long search for a successor to Steve Cooper. He formally left the club on July 21 having signalled two weeks earlier that he would not go into a third season. Martin comes with a reputation for possession-based football and a modern, prog