Chelsea’s Ross Barkley celebrates his opener with Olivier Giroud. Photograph: Andreas Hillergren/EPA

Malmö FF 1 Chelsea 2 European competition has offered Maurizio Sarri some respite. Chelsea may not have dazzled in southern Sweden, and a late conces(...)

Sean Maguire: The Republic of Ireland striker returned to action with Preston North End after a long lay-off with a  hamstring injury. INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Sean Maguire is available for the Republic of Ireland’s Nations League games against Denmark and Wales according to his club manager Alex Neil but the(...)