McArthur names one Chelsea star who ‘dictated’ game after Palace loss

After a cagey first-half in which Palace had the better chance – a Cheikou Kouyate volley that produced a brilliant reactionary save from Edouard Mendy – Thomas Tuchel’s side grew into the game. Former Palace loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek opened the scoring with a deflected volley before Mason Mount sent Chelsea through to their third consecutive … Read more

It’s time for Chelsea to win a final at Wembley, says Mason Mount

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has called on his team mates to snap the Blues’s losing streak in cup finals at Wembley Stadium and avenge their League Cup final loss to Liverpool when the two teams meet again in the FA Cup showpiece next month. Chelsea cup finals 2017 FA Cup 2-1 loss to Chelsea 2018 FA … Read more

Mohamed Salah’s witty response to questions shows current Liverpool mindset

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has not scored for six games in all competitions but played a part in their FA Cup semi-final victory over Manchester City as Jurgen Klopp’s side continue their quadruple bid ( Image: Getty Images) If Mohamed Salah is struggling with confidence and belief, then he hardly showed it after this incredible … Read more

Loftus-Cheek issues “revenge” warning to Liverpool as Chelsea reach FA Cup final

Ruben Loftus-Cheek scored the decisive goal as Chelsea defeated Crystal Palace to set up a mouth-watering FA Cup final against Liverpool, whom they lost to in the Carabao Cup Ruben Loftus-Cheek opened the scoring with a sublime volley ( Image: Getty Images) Ruben Loftus-Cheek has declared Chelsea are fired up to get their own back … Read more

Holders Chelsea overcome Arsenal to join Manchester City in Women’s FA Cup final

GURO REITEN AND Ji So-yun fired holders Chelsea into the Vitality Women’s FA Cup final with superb second-half goals in a 2-0 win against Arsenal. Chelsea, who beat London rivals Arsenal 3-0 in last season’s final, were arguably second best in the first half before sealing a Wembley return to face Manchester City on May … Read more

Arsenal reap rewards of Stina Blackstenius handy work

Throughout the January transfer window there was one striker targeted by a host of big women’s clubs, and it was no surprise; it is not often that the top scorer in Sweden’s top tier, a Ballon d’Or nominee and two-time Olympic silver medallist, is available on a free transfer. Yet up until 2013, there were … Read more

Manchester City vs Liverpool, FA Cup semi-final live: score and latest updates from Wembley

By Chris Bascombe Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool’s season will not be considered successful if his side does not add to its trophy haul. For Klopp, a campaign in which the Carabao Cup is secure and a further three major trophies are still possible in mid-April already deserves applause because his club is in unprecedented territory. … Read more

John Terry responds to Jamie Carragher’s Liverpool reminder about FA Cup

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher was trying to stir up positive memories ahead of kick-off between Liverpool and Manchester City by posting a nostalgic clip from their victory over Chelsea in 2006 Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Liverpool & Man City fans fight at Wembley before FA Cup semi-final … Read more

‘He’s not fully aware of what he can produce’: Thomas Tuchel’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek conundrum

Gallagher has been an instant success at Palace and one of the breakthrough players of the Premier League season. Loftus-Cheek also thrived at Selhurst Park when he joined in 2017, a season that propelled him into England’s 2018 World Cup squad, although since then injuries and inconsistency, as well as an indifferent loan spell at … Read more

Tuchel reveals Gallagher apology after Chelsea reject Palace request

Gallagher is ineligible to face his parent club in their FA Cup semi-final due to an agreement in his loan deal at Palace. Palace had asked Chelsea to grant special dispensation for Gallagher to play but Chelsea have blocked the England international from lining up against them Eagles manager Patrick Vieira has criticised that decision. … Read more