Thomas Tuchel says ‘lucky’ Chelsea lacked courage, Fernando Alonso hospitalised, FA Cup quarter-final draw in full, Jofra Archer injury updates – latest sports news and reaction

Keep up to date with all the latest sports news and gossip, as well as expert opinion and reaction to all the biggest talking points and live FA Cup action.


  • Thomas Tuchel admits Chelsea were ‘lucky’ and ‘lacked courage’ against Barnsley at Oakwell 
  • Barnsley boss Valerian Ismail bemoans lack of VAR after Chelsea edge tense FA Cup affair with questionable Tammy Abraham goal
  • Danny Ings helped Southampton into the FA Cup quarter finals after a 2-0 win at Wolves.
  • Jofra Archer to miss England’s second Test vs India due to elbow injury with Stuart Broad, Olly Stone and Chris Woakes in contention to replace him
  • Steve Bruce rocked by news that Newcastle talisman Callum Wilson could be out until April with hamstring injury
  • Jamie O’Hara criticises ‘chocolate wrists’ Hugo Lloris and says two-goal Davinson Sanchez was Tottenham’s ‘worst player’ during FA Cup defeat at Everton
  • Jose Mourinho is ‘losing his patience’ with Gareth Bale, talkSPORT told, and Tottenham boss ‘frustrated with the constant questions’ about Wales ace
  • Dejan Lovren says he ‘could do a job’ for Liverpool amid defensive injury crisis and says Mohamed Salah could stay at Anfield for ‘four, five, six years’
  • Everton assistant manager Duncan Ferguson fears Dominic Calvert-Lewin ‘tweaked his hamstring’ after being forced off against Spurs
  • Amad Diallo fined £42,000 for entering Italy using fake documents having been at centre of child-trafficking ring who smuggled Man United winger and brother in
  • Harvey Elliott: Tribunal tells Liverpool to pay £4.3m to Fulham for teenage star