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Charlton Athletic threaten legal action against EFL after Sheffield Wednesday decision – Mirror Online

The Addicks suffered relegation to League One on the last day of the season but would have been handed a reprieve had the Owls 12-point deduction been added to their 2019-20 Championship points total

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Charlton Athletic are considering taking legal action against the Football League following the news that Sheffield Wednesdays 12 point deduction will be imposed next season.
The Owls finished 16th in the Championship, eight points clear of the relegation places.
Had the EFL elected to impose the deduction now, taking it away from their 2019-20 total, then they would have found themselves in the third tier next term – with the Addicks staying in the Championship.
Charlton have labelled the de…

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Burnley get first win of season after Chris Wood strike sinks Crystal Palace – The Guardian

Chris Wood’s early goal was enough for Burnley to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Turf Moor and move out of the bottom three

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Burnley are on the move at last, not only scoring their first home Premier League goal of the season but holding on for another 82 minutes to secure a first victory and climb out of the bottom three.
Such an outcome seemed unlikely, with Crystal Palace moving the ball around effectively in midfield and creating opportunities to answer back, though without the self-isolating Wilfried Zaha their finishing was not always as incisive as their approach work and they were left to rue the defensive error…

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“I miss him a lot. A special person.” – Pep Guardiola reflects on Man City’s past legends – Sports Illustrated

Pep Guardiola has heaped praise on both David Silva and Vincent Kompany as he was asked by the clubs official website to name his Puma Athlete XI.

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Pep Guardiola has heaped praise on both David Silva and Vincent Kompany as he was asked by the club’s official website to name his ‘Puma Athlete XI’. 
With David Silva bringing to an end 10 years of incredible service last summer, it’s only Sergio Agüero that’s left of the original side which captured City’s first Premier League title in 44 years. 
On Silva, Guardiola said; “An incredible legend at Manchester City. He’s a genius. What surprised me most when I met him was the incredible competitor…

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Grand Slam of Darts 2020: James Wade beats Dimitri Van den Bergh to set up Jose De Sousa showdown – Sky Sports

James Wade will face debutant Jose De Sousa in the final of the Grand Slam of Darts after coming through a last leg decider against Dimitri Van den Bergh in Coventry….

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James Wade produced a stirring fightback to reach a third Grand Slam of Darts final with victory over Dimitri Van den Bergh and waiting for him will be debutant Jose De Sousa whose fairy tale run in Coventry continues.
A thrilling eight days in Coventry have delivered darting drama, and semi-final Monday was no different as The Machine fought back from 9-5 and 14-12 down to win a last leg shoot-out against Van den Bergh to book his final place.
Wade, runner-up to Scott Waites 10 years ago and again…

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