Furious Chelsea fans stuck for 75 minutes with official flight grounded at Luton hours before Europa League final in yet more Baku travel chaos

CHELSEA fans were handed yet another obstacle to watching the Europa League final in Baku after their flights were delayed on Wednesday morning. After the club had chartered planes from Luton to the Azerbaijani capital, they sat on the tarmac for over an hour because of an apparent fuel issue. It was just the latest hurdle to reaching Baku following […]

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Epsom Oaks 2019: Mehdaayih and Pink Dogwood head a field of 14 declared for the Oaks at Epsom on Friday

JOHN GOSDEN's Mehdaayih heads a field of 14 declared for the oaks. Following her impressive victory at Chester, connections supplemented her for the Group 1 contest. However, following the declarations, Aidan O'Brien's Pink Dogwood as seen plenty of money and is now the 2-1 favourite with Unibet, Pink Dogwood is joined by stablemates Fleeting, Delphinia and Peach Tree who are […]

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Valencia caught up in La Liga match-fixing scandal with win over Real Valladolid that secured Champions League investigated

VALENCIA were involved in a suspect match which has been looked at by investigators, a veteran Spanish crime reporter claimed today. Spanish football has been rocked by an alleged match-fixing scandal and a number of footballers have reportedly been arrested. Nacho Abad said on Spanish national TV this morning: "On the last day of the La Liga season on May […]

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Serena Williams’ jacket turns heads: ‘goddess,’ ‘champion’

PARIS — “Champion,” ”queen,” ”goddess” and “mother.” Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. “Those are things that mean a lot to me and reminders for me and for everyone that wants to wear it,” Williams said. “Just remind everyone that they […]

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Arsenal legend Groves reveals how M25 construction worker crashed epic '89 title party

PERRY GROVES carefully tiptoed past the bodies sprawled across Arsenal team-mate Niall Quinn’s flat. Then an Irish voice boomed out from the kitchen: “Bacon and eggs, Perry?” However, the welcoming breakfast offer was not from Quinny, but an M25 construction worker who had gate-crashed the Gunners’ epic 1989 title-winning party on this date 30 years ago. Groves rolled into bed […]

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