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  • Chelsea's Costa and Cahill fit for Community Shield - Mourinho

    Chelsea's Costa and Cahill fit for Community Shield - Mourinho

    Reuters
    Chelsea's Costa and Cahill fit for Community Shield - Mourinho

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa and defender Gary Cahill will be fit to play against Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho has said. Spain striker Costa limped off with a hamstring problem in a pre-season friendly against Barcelona in the U.S., while Cahill suffered a suspected broken nose after scoring an 85th-minute equaliser against the Spanish champions. "All good, yes," Mourinho told a news conference on Friday when asked about the fitness of Costa and …

  • Walcott and Cazorla sign new Arsenal contracts

    Walcott and Cazorla sign new Arsenal contracts

    Reuters
    Walcott and Cazorla sign new Arsenal contracts

    Arsenal forward Theo Walcott and Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla have signed new contracts with the Gunners, the Premier League club said on Friday. England international Walcott, who has scored 76 goals in 302 appearances since joining Arsenal from Southampton in 2006, has signed a new four-year deal at the Emirates. The 26-year-old had one year remaining on his previous contract but he ended the last campaign strongly, netting a hat-trick against West Bromwich Albion on the final day of …

  • Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek

    Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek

    AFP News
    Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek

    Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg aim to extend their perfect start to the new season when they face Terek Grozny in the Russian Premier League on Saturday. Andre Villas-Boas' Zenit share the lead in the Premiership with two Moscow sides, last season's runners-up CSKA and Lokomotiv, who all go into week three with a maximum six points. Terek have won the last two meetings between the teams at Saint Petersburg's Petrovsky stadium but Villas-Boas is confident his players can turn the …

  • Clinton charity donors surge amid Hillary Clinton's campaign

    Clinton charity donors surge amid Hillary Clinton's campaign

    Associated Press
    Clinton charity donors surge amid Hillary Clinton's campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new list of donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation shows a marked surge in donations and the numbers of contributors to the family charity in the first half of this year — at the same time that Hillary Rodham Clinton ramped up her campaign for the presidency. …

  • Drogba relishing 'beautiful challenge' of Major League Soccer

    Drogba relishing 'beautiful challenge' of Major League Soccer

    AFP News
    Drogba relishing 'beautiful challenge' of Major League Soccer

    Didier Drogba said he is looking forward to the "beautiful challenge" of finishing his career in Major League Soccer after being unveiled before hundreds of Montreal Impact fans. The veteran Ivory Coast and former Chelsea icon addressed a crowd of fans at Montreal's Saputo Stadium on Thursday, a day after jetting into the Canadian city after wrapping up his MLS move earlier this week. "I am a man of challenges and there is a beautiful one before me," Drogba said alongside Impact President …