hugolorrisTottenham's Hugo Lloris charged with drink-driving

Lloris, a World Cup winner with France in July, was stopped by officers in Gloucester Place, in Marylebone, central London, in the early hours of Friday morning. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "A man has been charged following a routine patrol stop in Gloucester Place, W1. "Hugo Lloris, 31, of East Finchley, was charged with drink driving on Friday, 24 August. "He has been bailed to return to Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 11 September."

Sky Sports 24th August 2018

 

claudiobravoClaudio Bravo: Man City goalkeeper ruptures Achilles tendon

Manchester City's Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in training on Monday. The 35-year-old had scans in Manchester to confirm the injury and he will fly to Barcelona for further tests on Thursday. Bravo's injury leaves City reliant on 20- Bravo, a substitute in City's opening two Premier League matches, made just three top-flight appearances for the champions last season. His presence allowed Guardiola to sell England Under-21 goalkeeper Angus Gunn to Southampton in July and Joe Hart to Burnley in August.

BBC Sport 21st August 2018

 

seandycheBurnley boss Sean Dyche expecting unrest among goalkeepers.

Sean Dyche accepts there is bound to be some unhappiness within Burnley's goalkeeping ranks eventually after Joe Hart further increased competition. The Clarets made a surprise move for the 31-year-old this month following the shoulder injury sustained by Nick Pope, who was included in Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad instead of the former Manchester City man. "It's easier [to keep them all happy] at the moment, because common sense applies. Injuries, fitness, game ready," the Burnley manager said. "In the longer term we'll see. In the long run there'll be someone who won't be as happy, quite obviously. "But we're not there yet, we'll sort that out when we come to it.

Sky Sports 15th August 2018