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John Terry backed to be a success at Aston Villa by former Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard

John Terry backed to be a success at Aston Villa by former Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard

Sports
'ALWAYS A LEADER' The former England captain has been linked with a return to Villa Park in a coaching capacity Frank Lampard has backed former Chelsea teammate John Terry to make it as a coach and a manager, if that happens to be his next move. Terry confirmed he would retire at the age of 37 having won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups, three League Cups, a Champions League and a Europa League. Lampard has backed his former teammate to be a managerial success 40-year-old Lampard spent his prime years as vice-captain to Terry at Stamford Bridge and alongside him in the England team, and it is understood that the Derby manager could soon be coming up against his long-term teammate in a Championship dugout. Terry is in content...
Chelsea legend John Terry announces retirement from professional football amid Aston Villa job speculation

Chelsea legend John Terry announces retirement from professional football amid Aston Villa job speculation

Sports
JOB DONE The centre-back won five league titles, five FA Cups and the Champions League with the Blues Former Chelsea captain John Terry has announced his retirement from professional football. The 37-year-old posted a social media statement on Sunday evening revealing he had decided to call it quits, weeks after turning down the chance to sign for Spartak Moscow. John Terry left Chelsea at the end of the 2016/17 season, then spent a year at Aston Villa “After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided now is the right time to retire from playing,” Terry wrote. He left Chelsea after winning his fifth league title at the club in 2017 and went on to captain Aston Villa last season. The Championship side reportedly want ...
John Lewis profits slump 99% in 'challenging times'

John Lewis profits slump 99% in 'challenging times'

Business
Profits at the John Lewis Partnership have fallen to almost zero in the first half of the year as its department store chain matched discounting "extravaganza days" by rivals.John Lewis Partnership chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield said the retail sector was facing "challenging times". Its results, which include Waitrose, showed profits for the six months to 28 July sank 99% from last year to £1.2m.The retailer also warned that full-year profits would be "substantially lower".The company is rebranding its stores to John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners to highlight the chain's 85,000 members of staff, known as "partners" who are given an annual bonus based on the chain's profits.Margin squeeze"With the level of uncertainty facing consume...
Watch: Novak Djokovic outlasts John Millman in sweaty U.S. Open quarterfinal

Watch: Novak Djokovic outlasts John Millman in sweaty U.S. Open quarterfinal

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Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic will play in his 11th consecutive U.S. Open semifinal after outlasting John Millman late Wednesday in New York. The No. 6 seed won the 2:49 match 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Djokovic looked exhausted after a 60-minute first set, but was given a brief break as Millman requested a change of clothes due to the extreme humidity. Millman went up 1-0 and eventually held a 4-3 edge in the second set, until Djokovic came roaring back. The Serbian tied the set at 4-4 before winning consecutive points to take the set. Millman also went up 1-0 in the final set, before Djokovic earned a 3-1 edge. Millman fought back to take a 4-3 lead before Djokovic finished him off by winning the final two points of the game. Djokovic will appear in his 33rd major semifinal after dispatching of M...
Trump praises Kanye but ignores gravely ill John McCain

Trump praises Kanye but ignores gravely ill John McCain

World
Donald Trump has been criticised for praising Kanye West at his latest rally, while failing to acknowledge gravely ill senator John McCain. The US president mentioned the rapper and his reality TV star wife Kim Kardashian at a fundraising dinner for the Ohio Republican Party in Columbus on Friday evening.However, he refrained from sending a message to Senator John McCain, 81, whose family had earlier announced that he would no longer continue medical treatment for a stage-four brain tumour.The White House has also remained silent on the news.Referring to his poll figures, Mr Tump said during his speech: "All of a sudden those numbers started going up, up, up, and we did great."Now we're doing great and Kanye West liked me. And that really lifted my [numbers]. ...