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Lacazette: No CL exit clause in Arsenal contract

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT

Alexandre Lacazette has denied there is a clause in his Arsenal contract that allows him to leave this summer if the club fail to qualify for the Champions League.


Fulham's promotion hero eager to avoid lottery

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:30:00 GMT

On May 26 2018, Tom Cairney scored the winner in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final to send Fulham back to the Premier League after a four-season absence.


CL lesson for Lampard's Chelsea

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT

There were times during the second half at Stamford Bridge, as the red shirts flooded forward and the travelling fans bounced in unison behind the Chelsea goal, that Frank Lampard, usually a restless figure on the touchline, could only slump in his seat, as powerless as his players.


Injured Lewandowski to miss second leg vs Chelsea

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:50:00 GMT

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowksi has been ruled out for four weeks after injuring his knee in the win over Chelsea.


Leicester cautious over Ndidi return

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:17:00 GMT

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed the club are being extra cautious over rushing back Wilfred Ndidi again.


Man City's European ban appeal registered by CAS

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:46:00 GMT

Manchester City has filed an official appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a two-season ban from European competitions.


Will Ronaldo's CL hopes melt in Lyon?

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:02:00 GMT

Lyon head coach Rudi Garcia says he has not devised a special plan for nullifying the threat of Cristiano Roanldo as his side prepares for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Wednesday.


Rangers denied from the spot LIVE!

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:54:00 GMT


Real Madrid vs Man City preview

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:39:00 GMT

Team news, stats and prediction as Real Madrid host Man City in the last 16 of the Champions League.


Larsson: Learning to live with Man Utd regret

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT


Gnabry: From Premier League flop to Bayern star

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 12:19:00 BST

"You could knock me over with a feather. He's really fulfilled his potential," said former West Brom boss Tony Pulis on Sky Sports when told about Serge Gnabry's four goals in Bayern Munich's 7-2 humiliation of Tottenham in the Champions League in October.


Charlie's European predictions

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:01:00 GMT

Charlie Nicholas returns with more Champions League and Europa League predictions as the knockout stage continues.


Prutton's EFL predictions

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:38:00 GMT

Who is David Prutton tipping for victory in the Sky Bet EFL this Wednesday night? Find out here...


The Insider: Werner's future in Klopp's hands

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:00:00 GMT

In his latest weekly column, Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol gives his thoughts on Timo Werner's future, Manchester City's potential battle to keep Raheem Sterling and much more...


Defining week for Real Madrid

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:50:00 GMT

Anticipation and vision were among Zinedine Zidane’s traits as a player so perhaps it is no surprise that the Real Madrid boss foresaw the problem. Asked last month about the sacking of Ernesto Valverde by Barcelona, he said: “At big clubs, that's how things are and nothing will change. I know that if we lose two games, I will be criticised.”


Solskjaer: No Europa League reliance on CL spot

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:00:00 GMT

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his squad that they cannot rely on winning the Europa League to qualify for next season's Champions League.


Pep's blind spot on penalties?

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 07:30:00 GMT

Manchester City’s season now rests on the cup competitions and that means the margin for error is small. So the sight of Sergio Aguero crashing his penalty against the legs of Kasper Schmeichel should be a concern. That goalkeeper Ederson is now seen as a viable solution is a source of amusement but also indicative of City’s problems from the penalty spot.


Speedo Mick opens up on his biggest battle

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:00:00 GMT

Everton fan Michael Cullen, better known as 'Speedo Mick', admits his battle with his own mental health inspired him to walk the length of the UK for charity.


Watch midweek Championship live on Sky

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:15:00 GMT

Watch all seven Sky Bet Championship matches live on Sky Sports on Wednesday night.


Transfer Centre: Sanchez, Auba, Werner LIVE!

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 07:00:00 GMT

It's Deadline Day! Follow the latest on Chelsea's pursuit of Dries Mertens plus updates from the Premier League and beyond.



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