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Tottenham condemn ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of Heung-min Son after defeat to Man United as South Korea forward becomes latest Premier League star to be targeted online

Tottenham condemn ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of Heung-min Son after defeat to Man United as South Korea forward becomes latest Premier League star to be targeted online

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Tottenham have condemned the ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse directed at Heung-min Son on social media after their 3-1 loss to Manchester United. The South Korea forward gave Spurs a 40th-minute lead, before second-half goals from Fred, Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood turned the game around on Sunday. Getty Son was racially abused on social media on Sunday evening But Son was in the spotlight before his opener when he went down under contact from Scott McTominay in the build-up to a Cavani goal, which was disallowed by referee Chris Kavanagh after a VAR review. Son has since become the latest Premier League star to be subjected to vile racial abuse online as Rhian Brewster, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford and more have suffered the same f...
Erling Haaland asked for autograph by ‘childish’ assistant referee in tunnel after Borussia Dortmund defeat to Man City in Champions League

Erling Haaland asked for autograph by ‘childish’ assistant referee in tunnel after Borussia Dortmund defeat to Man City in Champions League

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Erling Haaland was asked for his autograph by assistant referee Octavian Sovre after Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City on Tuesday night. The Dortmund striker, who set up Marco Reus’ away goal before Phil Foden’s last-gasp winner for City, was filmed signing the linesman’s flag in the tunnel after the game. BT Sport The incident could land the assistant in hot water Describing the incident on BT Sport, former Premier League stars Owen Hargreaves and Joleon Lescott slammed the official’s behaviour. Former Manchester United midfielder Hargreaves said: “They had a difficult first-half and they got a lot of things wrong in that first-half. “You can be a fan, but you can’t do that in front of the other players, it just doesn’t look right.” ...
Liverpool are in ‘crisis’ and ‘Jurgen Klopp isn’t doing his job properly’ as Reds suffer sixth successive Anfield defeat

Liverpool are in ‘crisis’ and ‘Jurgen Klopp isn’t doing his job properly’ as Reds suffer sixth successive Anfield defeat

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been accused of not doing his job properly. The Reds dropped to eighth in the Premier League table as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Fulham on Sunday. AFP Klopp could leave Liverpool if the fans turn on him, says Perry Groves Arsenal legend Perry Groves insists Liverpool are in a ‘crisis’ and took aim at Klopp after the Reds lost for a sixth successive time at Anfield. He told talkSPORT: “There is a crisis at Liverpool. They’ve lost all six [home games] and scored two in the last eight at home. “I don’t think Jurgen Klopp is doing his job properly at the moment. He’s not showing leadership qualities. “He’s not this gregarious character we’ve all seen before when Liverpool were winning. “This is where you need to show yo...
Man Utd 1-2 Sheff Utd: No big inquest after surprise defeat – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man Utd 1-2 Sheff Utd: No big inquest after surprise defeat – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Last updated on 9 hours ago9 hours ago.From the section Man UtdManchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says there will be "no big inquest" despite a shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom team Sheffield United.Solskjaer's side would have regained top spot in the Premier League, going back above Manchester City, with a win over the Blades at Old Trafford."There is no time to feel sorry for ourselves," said Solskjaer, whose team travel to in-form Arsenal on Saturday. "Other teams have lost and bounced back - and we have done it before."After the trip to Arsenal, United's next two games are against Southampton and Everton at Old Trafford - where they have suffered all four of their Premier League defeats this season."I expect our performance to be much better on Saturday," added the Norwegian...
Frank Lampard: How much pressure is the Chelsea boss under after latest defeat?

Frank Lampard: How much pressure is the Chelsea boss under after latest defeat?

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The sight of Chelsea's marquee summer signing Timo Werner crumpling feebly to the floor after kicking the flag instead of the ball while taking a corner summed up one the most wretched days Frank Lampard has endured as Chelsea manager.It was of no significance to the outcome, coming two minutes from the end of this magnificent Manchester City procession with Pep Guardiola's side leading 3-0.Even so, this almost comic moment epitomised the sheer haplessness of Chelsea's performance, the inability to perform even the most basic tasks, that will have raised eyebrows at every level of Stamford Bridge, including the club's notoriously demanding hierarchy.Firstly, the sheer flowing brilliance of City must be fully acknowledged, the final 3-1 scoreline nowhere near a true reflection of their supe...