Three points against Sunderland will - at least temporarily - take Chelsea back to the top of the Premier League, but the rock-bottom visitors also desperately need the points.
Even with a Champions League semi-final and a potential title decider coming up, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will not allow his side to be distracted from this fixture. The manner of victory away to 10-man Swansea City was not all that convincing, although they...More
Cardiff City will be looking to give themselves a fighting chance of avoiding relegation with a win at home to mid-table Stoke City.
An unexpected victory at Southampton last time out has raised the Welsh club’s spirits considerably after some demoralising results in recent weeks. Juan Cala’s wonderful strike was a suitable reward for their defensive solidity at a difficult venue. There is still plenty of work to be done, however, an...More
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has lauded praise on striker Marko Arnautovic for his impact in his debut Premier League season, Sky Sports reports.
The 24-year-old made the move to Stoke in a £2 million deal last summer and has become a key player for the Potters this season.
The Austrian came to the Britannia Stadium with a reputation in German football for being a controversial player but Hughes believes he has left that behind hi...More
Stoke City will be looking to move to within three points of mid-table rivals Newcastle by condemning the Magpies to a fourth consecutive defeat.
Manager Mark Hughes was disappointed with his Stoke side’s showing at Chelsea in their previous game, particularly as they arrived at Stamford Bridge off the back of three straight wins. Throughout the season, however, the club’s home record has been consistently terrific, and having alread...More
The Football Association is set to impose a blanket ban on all gambling within the game of football following several high-profile cases, according to Sky Sports.
The new FA proposal would see that anyone employed within the top eight tiers of English football from betting.
The proposal comes after the sacking of Tranmere’s Ronnie Moore after admitting a breach of regulations and now awaits judgement, following the FA Council’s pass...More
Chelsea will be looking to get their Premier League title challenge back on track with a win at home to in-form Stoke City.
With the exception of the victory over Arsenal, it has been a trying last few weeks for Jose Mourinho, who has seen his side slip to two shock away defeats in the league, and then lose 3-1 in Paris on Wednesday to leave themselves with an uphill battle to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League. These rece...More
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