Grant Avram

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Chelsea’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich: “He knew the game inside out,” says the club’s former manager Carlo Ancelotti. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

Encounters with Roman Abramovich are sufficiently rare for even the shortest or most nuts-and-bolts descriptions of them to take on weight. Carlo Anc(...)

Burnley’s English striker Ashley Barnes trips up a pitch invader during the Premier League clash between West Ham United and Burnley at The London Stadium. Photo: Ben Stansall/Getty Images

“The people doing it in front of where you are sitting are the ones that really hurt because you can see the hatred in their eyes. You could almost ex(...)

Robbie Keane will take temporary charge of Indian Super League side ATK for their clash with NorthEast United. Photo: Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Former Republic of Ireland international Robbie Keane will take his first steps into management this weekend after being put in temporary charge of In(...)

Chelsea have announced technical director Michael Emenalo has resigned. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

The political manoeuvrings behind the scenes at Chelsea have taken another twist after Michael Emenalo chose to end his 10-year association with the P(...)

Augsburg left back Baba Rahman will join Chelsea on completion of a medical. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images

Chelsea’s pursuit of defensive reinforcements looks like finally making some progress after the club agreed a deal with the German club FC Augsburg to(...)

Ivory Coast’s Wilfried Bony (right) was the game’s standout player. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Ivory Coast 3 Algeria 1 A Wilfried Bony brace and a late Gervinho effort secured a 3-1 victory for Ivory Coast last night, sending them into the Afr(...)

Portsmouth’s Jed Wallace is challenged by Coventry’s Frank Moussa  during the npower League One match  at Fratton Park. Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

It was around five years ago said the downcast teenager. A local non-League side of his, Sandhurst, were hosting AFC Wimbledon, then a ‘phoenix club’ (...)