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Tottenham Hotspur injury, suspension list vs. Liverpool

Sports Mole rounds up Tottenham Hotspur’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final with Liverpool. Tottenham Hotspur head into Saturday’s Champions League final with Liverpool looking to claim their first European trophy for 35 years. The North London outfit won the UEFA Cup in 1984, and Mauricio Pochettino will now hope that his side can end their season by securing the biggest accolade in club football. Spurs only edged through to the knockout stages, but the Premier League side have since defeated Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City and Ajax to reach the final in Madrid. Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Spurs ahead of the game at Wanda Metropolitano. TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR’S INJURY LIST © Reuters ...

Mark Travers withdraws from Republic of Ireland squad through injury

The 20-year-old suffered the fracture during a training camp in Portugal. Mark Travers has been forced to withdraw from the Republic of Ireland squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar after breaking his thumb in training. The 20-year-old Bournemouth keeper reported for Ireland’s week-long training camp in Quinta do Lago, Portugal on a high after playing in the final two game’s of his club’s Premier League campaign. However, his hopes of pushing number one Darren Randolph have been dashed by an injury which is unlike anything either goalkeeping coach Alan Kelly or team doctor Alan Byrne have come across in the past. UPDATE | @marktravers40 ruled out of #EURO2020 qualifiers due to injury Read More ➡️ https://t.co/L8r2DvayO9 #COYBIG pic.twitter.com/I...

Arsenal team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Chelsea

Sports Mole rounds up Arsenal’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of their Europa League final clash with Chelsea. Unai Emery can end his first campaign at Arsenal on a major high as his side take on Premier League foes Chelsea in the Europa League final. The Spaniard was set the target of guiding the Gunners back into the Champions League at the first attempt – something he can achieve by winning UEFA’s secondary competition in Baku on May 29. Arsenal have impressed during their run to the final, overcoming the likes of Napoli and Valencia over two legs to set up this huge showdown with fellow London club Chelsea in Azerbaijan. Here, Sports Mole rounds up Arsenal’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of their final match of 2018-19. ARSENAL’S INJURY...

Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Arsenal

Sports Mole rounds up Chelsea’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of their Europa League final showdown with Arsenal. Chelsea are one game away from lifting the Europa League for the second time in two attempts as they take on domestic rivals Arsenal in the Baku final on May 29. The Blues finished third in the Premier League – an improvement on their fifth-place finish in Antonio Conte‘s final campaign at the helm – while also coming runners-up in the EFL Cup. Winning UEFA’s secondary competition for the second time in six years would therefore make this a positive first campaign in English football for Maurizio Sarri, even if he has so far failed to truly win over supporters. Here, Sports Mole has rounds up the West London outfit’s latest injury a...

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri ‘fuming’ over Ruben Loftus-Cheek injury

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is reportedly still ‘fuming’ over the serious Achilles injury sustained by Ruben Loftus-Cheek in a friendly fixture last week. Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is reportedly still angry after Ruben Loftus-Cheek suffered a serious Achilles injury last week. The Blues travelled to the United States to play a Holocaust Memorial match against New England Revolution, despite having only just concluded their Premier League campaign. The club’s 3-0 victory was marred by Loftus-Cheek sustaining an Achilles injury, something which could keep the England international on the sidelines for the best part of a year. According to The Sun, Sarri has been left fuming behind the scenes, with Loftus-Cheek having been in line to start against Arsenal in th...

Olly Lee to miss Scottish Cup final with knee injury

The midfielder will be sidelined for more than two months after twisting his knee during the final day of the season against Celtic. Hearts midfielder Olly Lee will miss Saturday’s William Hill Scottish Cup final with a knee injury. The former Luton player faces more than two months out after twisting his knee early in Sunday’s league defeat by Hearts’ Hampden opponents, Celtic. Manager Craig Levein told the club’s official website: “It’s hugely disappointing news for us, and especially for Olly. “He twisted his knee on the pitch with nobody around him on Sunday and at the time it didn’t look too good, now we know that he’ll be out for around 10 weeks. “Missing out on a cup final is hard to take so Olly now has to focus on his reh...

Juventus team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Sampdoria

Sports Mole rounds up Juventus’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of this weekend’s Serie A clash with Sampdoria. Juventus will bring their 2018-19 Serie A campaign to a close away to Sampdoria this weekend. Juve have once again proved to be the best that Italian football have to offer, landing their eighth straight Serie A crown in comfortable fashion. That said, the Old Lady are without a win in their last four in the league, having drawn with Inter Milan, Torino and Atalanta BC, in addition to losing to Roma, since securing the title on April 20. This weekend will mark Massimiliano Allegri‘s final fixture in charge of the Turin giants as the experienced head coach prepares to depart. Juve have been far from their best in recent weeks but will want to give their ...

Barcelona team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Valencia

Sports Mole rounds up Barcelona’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Valencia. Barcelona will look to complete a domestic double when they face Valencia in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday night. The Catalan giants might have fallen short in the Champions League this season, but another brilliant La Liga campaign saw them finish 11 points ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid. Barca will now go in search of their 31st Copa del Rey crown in total and indeed their fifth in a row. Valencia are seven-time winners of the cup competition, although Los Che have not lifted the trophy since 2008 and will certainly enter the clash as the underdogs. Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Barca. BARCELONA’...

Ruben Loftus-Cheek ‘confused’ by Achilles injury

Chelsea midfielder vows to come back stronger after surgery. Ruben Loftus-Cheek has revealed his “confusion” at the prospect of facing as long as a year sidelined after Achilles surgery. The Chelsea midfielder ruptured his Achilles in Chelsea’s 3-0 charity friendly win at New England Revolution in Boston on Wednesday. The 23-year-old had only just started to get the better of long-term back spasms, and will now miss out on England’s Nations Cup campaign this summer. Thank you so much for your well wishes. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/0hlcQp5iOM — Ruben Loftus-Cheek (@rubey_lcheek) May 17, 2019 Loftus-Cheek will miss Chelsea’s Europa League final clash with Arsenal in Baku on May 29 and the start of next term, but pledged to come back stronger after successful surgery. &...

Ruben Loftus-Cheek injury: Five other players to have suffered ruptured Achilles

The Chelsea and England midfielder was injured in a friendly. Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is facing a spell on the sidelines after rupturing his Achilles tendon during a friendly in the United States. Like his club and country team-mate Callum Hudson-Odoi, Loftus-Cheek will miss the Europa League showpiece and the Nations League finals. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at five players who have suffered similar injuries and how they have fared afterwards. England midfielder David Beckham missed the 2010 World Cup through injury (Owen Humphreys/PA) England midfielder Beckham missed the 2010 World Cup in South Africa after tearing his Achilles while playing for AC Milan on loan from LA Galaxy. The then 34-year-old made a full recovery and played for another thr...

Chelsea confirm serious Ruben Loftus-Cheek injury

The 23-year-old will miss the Europa League final. Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has ruptured his Achilles tendon and will have surgery on Thursday night. The club announced that the England international suffered the injury during the 3-0 friendly win over New England Revolution in Boston on Wednesday. The 23-year-old will now miss the Europa League final with Arsenal, as well as England’s summer Nations League commitments. We’re all with you, @rubey_lcheek. — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 16, 2019 With the Premier League season over and the Europa League final not until the end of the month, Chelsea were in America for a friendly to promote the club’s Say No To Antisemitism campaign. Prior to the fixture, manager Maurizio Sarri lauded the trip’s purpose, but...

Harry Kane ‘to be named in England Nations League squad despite injury’

Harry Kane will be named in England‘s Nations League Finals squad on Thursday despite the striker’s ankle ligament injury, Press Association Sport understands. After captaining the Three Lions to the World Cup semi-finals last summer, the 25-year-old is in a race to be fit in time for Tottenham’s Champions League final and a shot at silverware in Portugal with his country the following week. Kane has been out of action since sustaining what Spurs called “a significant lateral ligament injury to his left ankle” in the first leg of their quarter-final clash with Manchester City five weeks ago. Harry Kane (right) was injured in a tackle with Manchester City’s Fabian Delph (PA Wire) But the striker has been making good progress in his rehabilitation and is s...

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