FA Cup: Kepa Arrizabalaga deserves to start final ahead of Edouard Mendy, says Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel
Kepa has played second fiddle to Edouard Mendy since the Senegal international joined from Ligue 1 side Rennes in September but has started every FA Cup match this season under Tuchel and his predecessor Frank Lampard.
A second clubbing event will be held in the same venue on Saturday, and 5,000 fans will attend a concert headlined by the band Blossoms at Liverpool’s Sefton Park on Sunday.
EFL Cup: Kevin de Bruyne fit to play final despite picking up injuries in FA Cup clash against Chelsea
De Bruyne was a doubt for two of the biggest games of City's season after the Belgium star suffered ankle and foot injuries during last weekend's FA Cup semi-final defeat against Chelsea.
Premier League: Manager Brendan Rodgers pleads Leicester City players to stay focused on Champions League race
Leicester City have a four-point advantage over fifth-placed West Ham with six matches remaining after thumping West Brom 3-0 on Thursday.
The biggest crowd for a football match in England for 13 months was made up of key workers and local residents as part of a test event for the return of fans in bigger numbers in the coming weeks.
Chelsea were good value for another impressive win under Thomas Tuchel and will be favourites for the German's first silverware in English football when they face Leicester or Southampton on 15 May.
In-form Chelsea will fancy their chances at Wembley in a match that could serve as a dress rehearsal for the Champions League final.
Foden is currently enjoying the best spell of his career and Guardiola talked up the academy graduate at his press conference on Friday.
FA Cup: Brendan Rodgers says tainted Leicester City trio have a shot at redemption in semi-final against Southampton
James Maddison, Ayoze Perez and Hamza Choudhury were axed for last weekend's 3-2 Premier League defeat to West Ham after they broke Covid-19 protocols
Tuchel believes Chelsea still have long-term ground to make up on City but has exhorted his players to close that gap just for 90 minutes in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday.
Trials of permanent concussion substitutes in English football 'fall short' of objective, say FIFPRO, PFA
In a joint letter sent to the International Football Association Board (IFAB), which determines the laws of the game, FIFPRO and the PFA said existing trials using permanent concussion substitutes should be extended to test parallel temporary concussion replacements "as soon as possible".
Tuchel's men take a 2-0 lead into the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final, second leg, against Porto on Tuesday before facing Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday.
Champions League: Manchester City 'fresh and ready' to fight for quadruple, says midfielder Phil Foden
Foden struck in the 90th minute to give the Premier League leaders a hard-earned 2-1 win in the first leg at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, minutes after Marco Reus looked to have snatched a draw for the German side.
The council said each attendee has to return a negative lateral flow COVID-19 test 24 hours before attending the game and show proof to gain entry. They will also need to take a PCR home test after the event.
FA Cup semi-final, World Snooker Championship to be used as tests for return of fans to sporting events
The nation has entered the second phase of its roadmap out of lockdown thanks in large part to a successful vaccination drive.
FA Cup: Kelechi Iheanacho bags brace as Leicester beat Manchester United, Chelsea win to set up City clash
Brendan Rodgers' side can look forward to meeting Southampton in their first FA Cup semi-final since 1982 thanks to Iheanacho's predatory finishing at the King Power Stadium.
Southampton have been immune to their league woes in the FA Cup this term and they booked a place in the Wembley semi-finals thanks to Nathan Redmond's double after Moussa Djenepo's opener.
European football matchday: Manchester City face Everton in FA Cup; Real Madrid visit Celta Vigo without Sergio Ramos
Real Madrid did not indicate why Sergio Ramos will not travel to northwest Spain for the match against Celta Vigo.
The FA Cup final is taking place two days before the government already plans to ease coronavirus restrictions to allow 10,000 fans but with social distancing at sports.
Beaten finalists last season, Chelsea will fancy their chances of a return to Wembley after drawing Premier League strugglers Sheffield United at home in the quarter-finals.