Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates throughout the day. There will be plenty of reaction to the Middlesbrough's shock FA Cup win as they dumped out Spurs and Jamie Vardy looked back to his best as they snatched a crucial away win at Burnley/ There will also be a lot of eyes on tonight's FA Cup showdowns with the playoff-hunting Luton hosting Chelsea being a particular highlight.
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Luton 2-3 Chelsea
Southampton 3-1 West Ham
Liverpool 2-1 Norwich
77' Lukas Rupp
The Saints go marching on.
90+5' Armando Broja
Today, Roman Abramovich announced he is selling Chelsea after 19 years at the helm, leaving the club’s future looking uncertain. Tonight, their present looked uncertain at times as Luton Town gave them a very tough game at Kenilworth Road.
78' Romelu Lukaku
69' James Ward-Prowse (PEN)
🗣 Roy Keane on Tottenham 🥵
60' Michail Antonio
69' Timo Werner
An FA Cup upset on the cards here.
31' Romain Perraud
40' Harry Cornick
27' Saul Niguez
2' Reece Burke
Roman Abramovich has released a club statement confirming that he will sell Chelsea.
Frank Lampard spoke to the press ahead of Everton's FA Cup clash with Boreham Wood. Here are some key quotes....
On Vitaliy Mykolenko: "He will play tomorrow. That decision was made regardless of the outside situation. You have to be aware of the life decision for him in the moment. He's starting the game."
On Roman Abramovich: "I’m not at Chelsea any more, I had an amazing time at Chelsea. I had absolute support in my time as a player and as a manager whatever people think from the outside. I’ve got no comment on them now, I’m Everton manager and I don’t have enough knowledge to give anything more than that."
On Boreham Wood: "We treat them with the utmost respect which is why we'll prepare the same as any other game."
On Donny Van de Beek: "He's fine. He's been training this week."
Russia captain Artem Dzyuba has finally commented on the invasion of Ukraine
"I am against discrimination based on nationality. I am not ashamed of being Russian. I am proud that I am Russian. And I don't understand why sportsmen should suffer now."
He slammed those who criticised him for not commenting on the war: "To some of my colleagues, who sit on their asses in mansions in England and say mean things: we cannot be offended by this, we all understand! Peace and goodness to all!"
Change looks to be on its way at Stamford Bridge.
Swiss billionaire Hansjörg Wyss is teaming up with American businessman Todd Boehly to try and buy the club off Roman Abramovich, who reportedly wants £3 billion to sanction the sale.
The BBC presenter would be a great addition to Soccer Saturday.
Hector Herrera looks set to trade Madrid for Houston as the Mexican midfielder will join the MLS club in the summer.
Andreas Christensen has reportedly decided to leave Chelsea and is reportedly ready to make his decision on his next club next week, the decision is reportedly between: Bayern Munich or Barcelona.
Further fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as manager Daniel Farke has left Krasnodar by mutual effect, without having managed a game for the Russian Premier Liga side.
Everton have today announced that they have suspended Megafon, USM and Yota as their commercial sponsorship partners with their main investor Usmanov also having his assets frozen by the EU.
All three Premier League clubs are eyeing young 20-year-old Czech striker Adam Hlozek who has got 16 goal involvements in 21 games for Sparta Prague this season.
Manchester United are looking for a short-term option to stem the issues at the club with Carlo Ancelotti apparently top of the list of potential candidates.
Djed Spence has impressed at Nottingham Forest which hasn't gone unnoticed by top European sides with fresh reports of Bayern Munich wanting the English full-back.
Manuel Akanji has apparently been given an offer from Manchester United, with Ralf Rangnick very keen on bringing the player to Old Trafford to help their defensive fragility.
Matteo Guendouzi has been on loan at Marseille and has now activated a clause in their loan deal to make the deal permanent, where he will join the French side on a three-year deal for around £10m.
After last night's disappointing exit from the FA Cup, it has emerged that Harry Kane will once again consider his future at the club, with an increasing possibility that he will try to once again force through a move away from the club.
Roman Abramovich is reportedly considering the sale of Chelsea Football Club.
- Abramovich wants min of £3bn - but the likelihood of offers in that region appear small
- Sense a US buyer, potentially through a hedge fund, might be easiest route towards a sale
- Swiss businessman says RA asking 'far too much'
It's been a frustrating few years for Stewart Donald having failed to sell his full shares in Sunderland, he still owns 34% and eyes a return to Eastleigh once he is able to sell.
After the ongoing conflict in Ukraine following the invasion from Russia, Scotland have asked Ukraine whether they would want the game delayed due to worsening situation in the country.