Chelsea passed up James Maddison transfer due to self-imposed age restriction on new signings

James Maddison has made a flying start at Tottenham following his £40m move in the summer (Reuters) Chelsea passed up the chance to sign James Maddison ahead of Tottenham due to their own refusal to sign players over the age of 25. Maddison was given the green light to leave Leicester City following their relegation […]

Hugo Lloris explains why he did not leave Tottenham for Nice on deadline day

The long-serving shot-stopper could now have his contract terminated (Picture: Getty) Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has explained his decision to reject an eleventh-hour move to boyhood club Nice, with the veteran shot-stopper now in limbo over his future. The 36-year-old has been free to leave Spurs all summer and was given permission not to travel […]

Jack Draper faces a tough battle to beat Andrey Rublev in US Open fourth round

Jack Draper is the last Briton remaining in the singles at the US Open (Picture: TPN/Getty Images) Jack Draper knows what it’s like to feel that Christmas has come early. Born on December 22, 2001, he enjoys a week of celebrations at the end of every year. Now he has the chance to experience similar […]

‘He made him look good’ – Conor Benn dismisses Chris Eubank Jr’s victory over Liam Smith and vows to knock out rival ‘inside four rounds’

Eubank Jr got the win with Benn watching on from ringside (Picture: Getty) Conor Benn has dismissed Chris Eubank Jr’s rematch victory over Liam Smith, insisting he was made ‘look good’ by an opponent carrying an injury. Eubank Jr suffered the first knockout defeat of his career in his first meeting with Smith in January […]