Kyle Walker appears to have bid farewell to Tottenham Hotspur in his latest Instagram post. Walker's future in north London has looked bleak following a report from the Independent claiming the right-back and manager Mauricio Pochettino have fallen out over long-running issues over the player's fitness and performance in training. Kieran Trippier took over as Pochettino's first-choice on the right in the final month of the 2016-17 season.
Antonio Conte claims he would be more than willing to extend his contract with Chelsea as he bids to lay down roots at Stamford Bridge. Much like Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Mauricio Pochettino and other high-profile managers including Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone and Luciano Spalletti of Roma, such excellent work has seen Conte become subject of sustained interest from Inter Milan. The Nerazzurri, now majority owned by Chinese retailers Suning Commerce Group Co Ltd, sacked Stefano Pioli after just six months in charge earlier on May and it was subsequently reported by The Sun that they were willing to pay Conte £12.5m a year to lure him away from West London after only one season.
In the summer of 1994, I saw advertising for this event called the World Cup. I was familiar with The Beautiful Game, having played informally, but I was unaware of just how big the sport was. The World Cup was an eye-opener for me, and I watched it intently. At first I struggled to understand what was going on, but then I figured it out: watching it like I watched hockey on TV made it much easier to understand. I eventually began to pick up on the nuances of the game and what was going on, and watched all the way to the Final, where I saw the first-ever shootout to decide a World Cup. Along the way my dad took an interest in it and also fell in love with the game. As luck would have it, me and