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Transfer news and gossip: Huge Paul Pogba update, Tottenham plot Celtic raid, plus Chelsea midfielder set to leave


Here’s a round-up of the latest news, rumours and gossip from Sunday’s newspapers and online… Barcelona have come to the terms with the fact Manchester United will not sell World Cup winning France midfielder Paul Pogba before the Spanish…


WIN a Set of Gorilla Skills Goals Worth £200!


talkSPORT is giving away a set of Gorilla Goals worth £200! Perfect for clubs and coaches to keep training and playing on the move. These easy to use goals only take up to 10 minutes to inflate and assemble meaning less time setting up,…


Carl Frampton stops Luke Jackson to set up Josh Warrington world title clash


Carl Frampton beat Luke Jackson by ninth-round stoppage in his dream bout at Windsor Park stadium on Saturday night. The Northern Irishman’s win sets up a meeting with IBF world champion Josh Warrington, which promoter Frank Warren…

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Carl Frampton fight time: TV channel, live stream, ring walk time, and undercard for tonight’s Luke Jackson bout


Windsor Park is bracing itself for The Jackal. Local boy Carl Frampton and Luke Jackson go head-to-head in Belfast this weekend in one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year – follow round-by-round updates with our live blog…

Tyson Fury to challenge Deontay Wilder for WBC heavyweight title


Tyson Fury will challenge Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight world title later this year. Full details of the heavyweight clash will be made public next week, with the bout rumoured for a November or December date in New York or Las…


Maurizio Sarri thanks Real Madrid target Eden Hazard for helping Chelsea to London derby success over Arsenal


Maurizio Sarri admitted he was craving a cigarette after watching his Chelsea side beat London rivals Arsenal 3-2 in a thrilling London derby. Chelsea were comfortably 2-0 up after just 20 minutes thanks to goals from Pedro and Alvaro…

Deontay Wilder has pint thrown at him at Windsor Park ahead of Tyson Fury fight


Deontay Wilder had a stray pint glass thrown at him at Windsor Park as he made his way to the ring to watch Tyson Fury. Less than 24 hours after a reported scuffle with Billy Joe Saunders in a Nando’s in Belfast, the WBC heavyweight…

What time is Tyson Fury vs Francesco Pianeta? Fight ring walk time, TV channel, live stream for heavyweight bout


Tyson Fury continues his comeback trail with a showdown against Francesco Pianeta in Belfast. The Gypsy King marked his return to the ring with a routine stoppage of Sefer Seferi back in June and now hopes to work his way back up to a…

Arsenal boss Unai Emery reassures fans Chelsea result is just a blip at the start of a long process


Unai Emery was keen to stress to Arsenal fans their current run of results are merely the start of a long process. The Spaniard accepted the daunting task of replacing Gunners stalwart Arsene Wenger after 22 years at the club in the summer…


How did Cristiano Ronaldo fare on his Serie A debut for Juventus? Analysing the former Real Madrid man’s performance against Chievo


Cristiano Ronaldo’s Serie A debut for Juventus ended in a thrilling 3-2 victory at Chievo, courtesy of a stoppage-time goal from substitute Federico Bernardeschi. All eyes were on the Portugal captain following his £99million summer…


Chelsea 3-2 Arsenal: Marcos Alonso secures all three points for Blues in entertaining London derby


Marcos Alonso secured all three points for Chelsea as they defeated an extremely open Arsenal side. With 20 shots on target in the first half alone, both side threw caution to the wind as the London derby fizzed into life. Goals from Pedro…

Harry Kane happy to end August goalscoring hoodoo in Tottenham’s win over Fulham


Harry Kane has declared that he was happy to finally put his August goalscoring hoodoo to bed on Saturday. Spurs ran out 3-1 winners against Fulham at Wembley, with Kane scoring the third goal to wrap up proceedings. “It’s nice to put that…


West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini bemoans lack of trust as Bournemouth leave London Stadium with all three points


Manuel Pellegrini feels his West Ham United players do no trust each after they slipped to defeat against Bournemouth. Despite spending £100million on nine new signings over the summer, some familiar failings resurfaced as the Hammers…

‘Makes Morata look like Ronaldo’ – Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ridiculed after awful miss against Chelsea


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been ridiculed by fans after his atrocious miss against Chelsea. The Arsenal striker should have equalised for the visitors in their huge London derby at Stamford Bridge, a game you can hear live on talkSPORT.…

Premier League round-up: Harry Kane scores in August as Tottenham win, Jamie Vardy sent off for Leicester


Here’s what happened in the 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League on Saturday, August 18… Everton 2-1 Southampton Marco Silva oversaw his first Everton win as Theo Walcott and Richarlison goals proved enough to continue Southampton’s…


Chelsea vs Arsenal: Eden Hazard and Aaron Ramsey benched, confirmed team news and live commentary for Premier League match


There’s a mouth-watering early season clash at Stamford Bridge this weekend. Both Chelsea and Arsenal have new managers at the helm as they look to improve on what was a disappointing 2017/18 campaign. What time is kick-off? This London…

‘Wasting his talent in west London’ – Fans left incensed after Ruben Loftus-Cheek is completely left of Chelsea’s squad to face Arsenal


Ruben Loftus-Cheek has been told to leave Chelsea to further his career by bemused fans ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal. The 23-year-old, who had an extremely productive spell on loan at Crystal Palace last season, failed to make the…

Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham: Mauricio Pochettino’s men rated and slated after Premier League London derby victory


Tottenham Hotspur produced a fantastic, free-flowing performance to defeat a plucky Fulham side who can leave Wembley with their heads held high. Lucas Moura opened the scoring for the hosts with a fantastic left-footed effort just before…

Harry Kane finally scores in August, provokes crazy reaction from fans


Harry Kane has finally broken his August scoring hoodoo. The 25-year-old had famously never scored a Premier League goal for Tottenham in the month before Saturday’s 3-1 win against Fulham, and had gone a total of 1064 minutes without…


Chievo vs Juventus live stream free: How to watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juve debut tonight free of charge


Juventus are chasing an eight-consecutive Serie A title this season. And what better way to do it than with the world’s best leading the line, as Cristiano Ronaldo prepares to make his full debut in the famous black and white colours. What…

Billy Joe Saunders speaks out on the Deontay Wilder Nando’s altercation: ‘I beat him up with a chicken’


Billy Joe Saunders claims he beat Deontay Wilder up with a piece of chicken. The WBO middleweight king was involved in an incident with the WBC heavyweight ruler on Friday night at a Belfast Nando’s and has now given his take on what…

John Motson believes lure of overseas riches will see clubs like Manchester United play Premier League games abroad


John Motson has conceded the Premier League could emulate LaLiga by playing a selection of games abroad because of the lure of the huge riches. It was announced on Friday that LaLiga officials have entered a 15-year deal with American…

West Ham vs Bournemouth: Live talkSPORT commentary, kick off time and confirmed team news for Premier League clash


West Ham host Bournemouth in their first home match of the new Premier League season. The Cherries come here full of confidence after picking up three points on the opening day – and you can hear all the action live here on talkSPORT. What…

Brighton vs Manchester United: Predicted Red Devils XI for Premier League clash against the Seagulls


Manchester United travel to Brighton on Sunday and is still without six first-team regulars. However, Jose Mourinho will be delighted by the return of several World Cup stars who will be in much better condition after more time bakc in…

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Premier League preview, predicted team line-ups, and live commentary


Chelsea host Arsenal in the first major London derby of the 2018/19 Premier League campaign on Saturday. New managers Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery will have their first competitive impressions of the match on Saturday after having already…


Jose Mourinho slams ‘disrespectful’ Manchester City for lacking class in ‘All or Nothing’ documentary


Jose Mourinho has said Manchester City might be a rich club that signs the best players but they “cannot buy class”. The Manchester United boss was responding to a question about City’s Amazon Prime documentary, which aired this week. “I…

‘Inexplicable in the extreme’ – Fans call for VAR to be introduced to the Premier League after Cardiff v Newcastle clash


Premier League fans have called for the introduction of VAR after a host of contentious calls during Cardiff City’s clash with Newcastle United. Video technology was used to help referees at the World Cup in Russia, even helping to award…

Pele sends message to Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Juventus debut


Pele has wished Cristiano Ronaldo good luck ahead of his debut for Juventus on Saturday. The 77-year-old three-time World Cup winner sent the Portuguese superstar a public message on Twitter prior to his first Serie A match. The Old Lady…


Newcastle United fans have found a way to infuriate Mike Ashley – and it’s absolutely genius


Newcastle United fans have come up with a genius way to infuriate chairman Mike Ashley. The Toon army have fiercely protested against the retail giant’s ownership, incensed over his lack of spending in the transfer market and accusing him…