By Hilary Russ HARTFORD (Reuters) - Connecticut, home to hedge fund billionaires alongside cities mired in poverty, is racing against the clock to pass a budget or face further spending cuts to education and municipal aid across the state. Nearly two months without a budget, Connecticut is gettingRead More »
Reports in Germany claim Chelsea have met with Thomas Tuchel about replacing Antonio Conte as their manager. With relations said to be strained between Conte and Chelsea’s board following a summer of unrest regarding a lack of transfers, the Diego Costa situation and more for the reigning Premier League champions, losing to Arsenal in the Community Shield and then their Premier League opening to Burnley was far from an ideal start. Tuchel, 43, has been out of work since leaving Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season and Sport Bild is reporting that Chelsea’s director Marina Granovskaia has approached Tuchel about replacing Conte, while it is also stated that former Barca boss Luis Enrique is a contender.
FC Barcelona had eyeballs popping across the Twitterverse for a solid 90 seconds there. La Liga’s giants Tweeted out a welcome to Angel Di Maria, the current PSG and former Real Madrid star, with the hashtag #DiMariaFCB. [ MORE: EFL Cup Tues. wrap
Lukas Podolski is considering legal action against Breitbart after it printed a photo of the German soccer player in an article about illegal immigration, according to reports. Breitbart apologized to Podolski and amended the article with a note from the editor, saying: “There is no evidence Mr Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked.