Ex-Burton Albion defender Kelvin Maynard shot and killed in Amsterdam drive-by

Ex-Burton Albion defender Kelvin Maynard shot and killed in Amsterdam drive-by

Former Burton Albion defender Kelvin Maynard has been killed aged 32, Maynard was shot and killed in Amsterdam on Wednesday evening while he was in his car. According to BBC Sport, former Burton Albion right-back Kelvin Maynard was shot and killed while he was in his car in Amsterdam on Wednesday evening. It’s added that the police are appealing for information from witnesses and a hunt for two suspects who escaped on a black scooter is underway by the Dutch authorities. BBC Sport add that officers from a nearby fire…

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‘Never seen a player like him’ – West Ham’s Jordan Hugill raves about ‘amazing’ Manuel Lanzini

‘Never seen a player like him’ – West Ham’s Jordan Hugill raves about ‘amazing’ Manuel Lanzini

West Ham’s loaned-out forward Jordan Hugill has absolutely lavished team-mate Manuel Lanzini with some serious praise. The 27-year-old, currently on loan for the season at Queens Park Rangers, was asked about the best player he’d ever played with during a Q&A on Facebook. Lanzini has certainly been a key player for the Hammers since he joined, but it’s some compliment from Hugill to single him out in such a big way. “In training, because I haven’t played many games for West Ham, being around this player all the time –…

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Stoke City Slashed for Relegation after Poor Start to Season

Stoke City Slashed for Relegation after Poor Start to Season

All is not well in the Potteries. Stoke City prop up the Championship after five games of the new season as one of only two teams yet to taste a league win. Bookies who thought they were in no danger before a ball even left the first boot, have reassessed their relegation prospects. SEE MORE: Nathan Jones given sack warning after Stoke City’s poor start to the season ? Nathan Jones had a picture of his celebrations framed after his Stoke side beat Leeds United last season ? Today Leeds United…

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Video: Arsenal loanee Eddie Nketiah bags goal on Leeds Utd debut

Video: Arsenal loanee Eddie Nketiah bags goal on Leeds Utd debut

Arsenal loanee Eddie Nketiah wasted little time in impressing Leeds Utd fans as he found the back of the net on his debut on Tuesday night. As noted by BBC Sport, the 20-year-old joined Marcelo Bielsa’s side on a season-long loan deal after struggling to make a sustained impression for the Gunners at senior level. SEE MORE: Arsenal aiming to get rid of £80,000-a-week star ahead of transfer deadline with possible loan departure touted Unai Emery will undoubtedly have been hoping that the move gave him more opportunities to play regularly…

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‘He’s given me a problem’ – Lampard praises Chelsea youngster after impressive pre-season

‘He’s given me a problem’ – Lampard praises Chelsea youngster after impressive pre-season

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has praised midfielder Mason Mount for his pre-season performances so far. Mount spent last season at Derby County with Lampard as the club’s manager. The 20-year old midfielder had a brilliant season with the Rams, scoring 11 goals and providing 6 assists in 44 appearances across all competitions. Unfortunately for the pair, their bid to secure promotion ended in disappointment as Derby suffered a defeat in the Championship playoffs final to Aston Villa at Wembley. However, the England U21 international has now been reunited with Lampard…

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Agreement close: Tottenham closing in on £30m signing while Pochettino approves of another marquee swoop

Agreement close: Tottenham closing in on £30m signing while Pochettino approves of another marquee swoop

Tottenham are reportedly edging closer to securing the signing of Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon in a deal that could be worth up to £30m. Mauricio Pochettino will have been eager to strengthen his squad this summer in order to build on last season and continue to compete for major honours. SEE MORE: Personal terms agreed: Tottenham ace accepts three-year deal from Euro giants but key obstacle remains Spurs have now established themselves as a top-four side in the Premier League, while they went agonisingly close in the Champions League last year….

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Done deal: Chelsea youngster signs four-year contract with Championship club

Done deal: Chelsea youngster signs four-year contract with Championship club

Chelsea have announced the departure of 22-year old midfielder Kasey Palmer to Championship side Bristol City. The Blues confirmed on their official website that Palmer will join Bristol City on a permanent basis, while the Championship outfit noted on their official website that Palmer will sign a four-year contract at the club. Palmer joined Chelsea’s youth team in 2013 and played there till 2016. During his youth stint, the midfielder helped Chelsea win the U21 Premier League in the 2013/14 season, the FA Youth Cup in the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons and the…

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Video: Mason Mount scores quick-fire double to blast Chelsea to 4-2 lead vs Reading

Video: Mason Mount scores quick-fire double to blast Chelsea to 4-2 lead vs Reading

Chelsea wonderkid Mason Mount has scored a quick-fire double to blast the Blues into a 4-2 lead against Reading in today’s pre-season friendly. Highly-rated attacking midfielder Mason Mount demonstrated his impressive goalscoring talents for Chelsea this afternoon, the 20-year-old scored a quick-fire double for the Blues against Championship side Reading. In the 57th minute of the clash Mount fired Chelsea back into the lead after picking up the ball on the edge of the box and firing a shot into the back of the net. Mount extended the Blues’ lead…

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Video: Stoke’s Ryan Shawcross suffers potential ankle break during pre-season clash vs Leicester City

Video: Stoke’s Ryan Shawcross suffers potential ankle break during pre-season clash vs Leicester City

Ryan Shawcross has seemingly suffered a horrible ankle injury during his side’s clash against Leicester City in pre-season this afternoon. Shawcross, who has spent a large amount of his career with the Potters, looks to have done some serious damage to his ankle after going in for a challenge with a Leicester player. Hope shawcross is ok..??? #scfc #stokecity @StokeLoudProud @stokecity pic.twitter.com/Vz0yMyP8vE — Gaz Davies (@gazza9989) July 27, 2019 Although there’s no confirmation regarding Shawcross’ injury, the player did have to leave the pitch on a stretcher, and it’s looking…

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Premier League club consider Chelsea transfer raid to replace departing star

Premier League club consider Chelsea transfer raid to replace departing star

Crystal Palace are reportedly interested in signing Chelsea teenager Reece James but the Blues are not willing to let go of the 19-year old. According to Sky Sports, Crystal Palace are interested in signing 19-year old Chelsea full-back James, having identified him as an ideal replacement for Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who signed for Manchester United this summer on a transfer fee reported to be £50million by the BBC. The report from Sky Sports also states, however, that Chelsea are not willing to let go of James, which will surely be seen as good…

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