Frank Lampard no longer 'Lamps' as Chelsea boss drops famous nickname

ONE of football’s most famous nicknames has been consigned to the dustbin — certainly inside Chelsea’s dressing room. Frank Lampard, the man formerly known as Lamps, is now very much the boss. Cesar Azpilicueta, 29, starred alongside Lampard during his Chelsea playing days and started the new gaffer’s first match, a 1-1 draw against Bohemians in Dublin on Wednesday. Asked […]

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Bowyer’s Charlton laugh off Romania friendly farce with Marbella night out at celebrity hot spot La Sala – The Sun

LEE BOWYER took Charlton on a night out in Marbella after their bizarre pre-season friendly. The Addicks, newly promoted to the Championship, attended the luxury La Sala restaurant after farcical scenes in their first warm-up match. Bowyer's side are currently based in Malaga for their training camp. And Charlton took on Romanian top-flight team Gaz Metan Medias to get into […]

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Inside Tim Cahill’s £5.4m US mansion up for sale including eight bedrooms, infinity pool and indoor football pitch – The Sun

TIM CAHILL'S eight-bedroom mansion in New Jersey has been put up for sale for £5.4million. The former Everton star's incredible property has a basketball court, an indoor football pitch and an infinity pool. Australian ace Cahill bought the mansion when he joined New York Red Bulls from the Toffees in 2012. It is located in the stunning borough of Saddle […]

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Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz recovering from 3rd surgery

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from a third surgery after experiencing complications resulting from his gunshot wound. Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany, says in a statement Thursday that he is “recovering well and in good spirits.” He had the surgery earlier this week at Massachusetts General Hospital. Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican […]

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NYPD probes vandalized Rapinoe posters as possible hate crime

The New York Police Department said its hate crimes task force had launched an investigation after posters of soccer star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with misogynistic comments and homophobic slurs at a Manhattan subway station. According to USA Today, the defaced posters, which were located around the Bryant Park subway stop, were reported to authorities on Monday morning — two […]

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Inter step up transfer bid for Man Utd star Romelu Lukaku as sporting director Piero Ausilio flies into London for talks with Ed Woodward – The Sun

INTER MILAN are trying to force through a move for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku – with sporting director Piero Ausilio flying into London for talks. Ausilio was planning to wait until the weekend at the earliest to fly to the UK for talks with Ed Woodward in his office in the capital. But the Serie A club have decided […]

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Giants’ Barkley takes breakthrough athlete ESPY

Saquon Barkley, who finished second in the NFL with 1,307 rushing yards as a rookie with the New York Giants, earned the ESPY for best breakthrough athlete Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich, the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young and tennis player Naomi Osaka, the reigning women’s singles champion at the US Open […]

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