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French Open To Allow 1,000 Fans Daily At Roland Garros

A maximum of only 1,000 spectators will be allowed each day at Roland Garros after the French government insisted Thursday on tougher restrictions to counter the resurgence of the coronavirus. Organisers of the French Open, which gets underway four months later than planned in Paris on Sunday, had hoped for a maximum of 5,000. That…

Nadal Eyes Federer Record, 15 Years After First Roland Garros Title

The undisputed king of clay, Rafael Nadal is one title away from matching Roger Federer’s all-time Grand Slam record, but 15 years on from the Spaniard’s first French Open triumph he appears more vulnerable than ever at his beloved Roland Garros. Nadal owns an astounding 93-2 record in Paris dating back to his debut in…

Carabao Cup fourth round: Tottenham vs Chelsea tie confirmed

Tottenham have been awarded a bye into the Carabao Cup fourth round, with Leyton Orient forced to forfeit their round-three tie. Jose Mourinho’s men will now host Chelsea in a London Derby. The original fixture between Spurs and Orient was called off on Tuesday, after several Leyton players tested positive for COVID-19.  

Moyes To Take Charge Of West Ham Despite Self-Isolation

West Ham assistant boss Alan Irvine has confirmed David Moyes will still manage the team for Sunday’s game against Wolves even though he is self-isolating at home after testing positive for coronavirus. The Hammers boss, and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen, had to leave the London Stadium on Tuesday after they received positive tests…

Man City, Liverpool Reach League Cup Fourth Round

Holders Manchester City needed a Phil Foden goal 15 minutes from time to see off Bournemouth 2-1 and reach the fourth round of the League Cup, while Liverpool ran riot in a 7-2 win at Lincoln on Thursday. City have won the competition for the past three years, but Pep Guardiola admitted he had been…

Atletico Madrid Announce Signing Of Luis Suarez From Barcelona

Atletico Madrid announced the signing of Barcelona forward Luis Suarez late on Wednesday, confirming the Uruguayan striker is set to continue playing in La Liga rather than joining Juventus in Italy. Barcelona said that Atletico had agreed to pay six million euros for Suarez, who left his last training session in tears on Wednesday having…

Joshua, Pulev fight holds in December

Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn had been working in the hope that the heavyweight world title fight would take place on December 12 at The O2 in front of upwards of 5,000 spectators as part of the phased reintegration of crowds at live sport.  

Jamie Carragher names third best player in the world

Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has identified Manchester City playmaker, Kevin de Bruyne, as among the three best players in the world, behind Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo. Carragher stated this after De Bruyne helped Man City to beat Wolves 3-1 in the Premier League on Monday night at Molineux.