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Alan Brazil Claims Chelsea Defender Trevoh Chalobah Isn’t Good Enough As Ray Parlour Slams Two Other Players



Alan Brazil ripped into ‘diabolical’ Chelsea (Pictures: talkSPORT/Getty)

Alan Brazil has questioned Trevoh Chalobah’s future at Chelsea, while Arsenal hero Ray Parlour pointed the finger at two other players after the Blues’ Premier League defeat to Fulham.

Chelsea’s alarming run of form continued at Craven Cottage on Thursday night as Fulham clinched a 2-1 win to beat their west London rivals for the first time since 2006.

Former Scotland striker Brazil says Chelsea were ‘diabolical’ defensively and has suggested Blues academy graduate Chalobah should be nowhere near the team.

Chalobah, who has made 46 first-team appearances for Chelsea, played a role in both of Fulham’s goals.

First, he could only deflect Willian’s first-half strike beyond Kepa Arrizabalaga and he then failed to track Carlos Vinicius who headed home the winner from an inviting cross in the second half.

‘Defensively they are diabolical. I mean diabolical,’ Brazil told talkSPORT.

Trevoh Chalobah in action against Fulham (Picture: Getty)

‘Chalobah, I don’t know what he’s doing in the side. For the second goal he tried to step up and be clever rather than mark his man.’

Parlour, meanwhile, slammed two other Chelsea players after Graham Potter’s side slipped to another damaging defeat.

He added: ‘For the first goal, you’ve got to say Cesar Azpilicueta should be closing him down a bit quicker.

‘I know he’s been a great servant to Chelsea and a fantastic player, but he’s got to get out quicker and stop the shot.

‘You’ve got to show him down the line as well. You don’t show him back onto his good foot, do you?

‘I thought that was a bad mistake.

‘The second goal is a great ball in but the keeper is in no man’s land. I don’t know what Kepa’s doing there. He’s well out of position.’

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Chelsea’s defeat at Craven Cottage leaves the Blues 10th in the Premier League ahead of this weekend’s round of fixtures.

A dejected Potter said: ‘Of course [we are] disappointed because he came here to play.

‘We have to recover from the disappointment and then try to be positive, move forward and take a home game on. It’s another London derby against a team with dangerous players so we have to be good and be prepared.’

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Speeding Driver Who Killed ‘selfless’ Dad-of-two in Hit-and-run Jailed



Dad-of-three John Wilson was sentenced at the Old Bailey (Picture: Central News/REX)

A motorist who killed a ‘selfless’ father-of-two in a hit-and-run on a pedestrian crossing has been jailed.  

John Wilson, 39, was travelling at 60mph on a 40mph dual carriageway when he hit Tarsem Randhawa, 55, while undertaking another car.  

Mr Randhawa, a financial advisor, died at the scene on Great West Road in Isleworth, west London.   

Wilson, a father-of-three, was driving his fiancee’s car without a licence or insurance when he hit the victim on April 28 last year.  

He only confessed after police arrived at her home to arrest her for the offence, the Old Bailey heard.  

Mr Randhawa, a devoted Chelsea fan, was described by his son, Marco, as ‘the most innocent, humble, selfless kind-hearted man’.  

‘He was adored by everyone and the amount of love and support we received following his passing was truly overwhelming.’  

His second son, Tiago, described his father as ‘his hero’ and ‘his rock’.  

‘I thought I’d have Paps for my whole life,’ he said.  

‘I thought he’d be there as I began my career, I thought he’d be there when I got married and I thought he’d be there when I had kids. 

‘The pain of knowing that that future has been robbed from Paps, from me, from everyone has left me in a deep dark hole which can never be filled.  

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‘We have lost someone so beautiful, everyone’s favourite person.   

‘The greatest pain is knowing how much pain Paps would have been in, to know that as quick as his death may had been there was also that split second when he knew he had lost it all.  

‘An entire life of dedication, laughter and loving, had just disappeared.  

‘To know my hero had to go through that hurts the worst, to know he was completely helpless as his life vanished as if he had never existed.’  

Wilson looked away when the brothers walked past him in the dock.  

Mr Randhawa’s sister, Binda Rai, said his death ‘tore our world apart and it remains so to this day.’  

‘My brother shouldn’t have died and he certainly didn’t need to die at such a young age and in such a brutal way. A part of me has gone with him,’ Ms Rai said in a victim impact statement.  

Sentencing him to 18 months in prison, Judge Charles Gratwicke told him: ‘You were driving above the speed limit.  

‘You were undercutting a vehicle which was observing the speed limit.   

‘Why you were speeding, only you know. If you had been observing the speed limit you could have swerved to the right and the collision could have been avoided.’ 

Wilson, of Brentford, west London, admitted causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving; causing death by driving a vehicle whilst uninsured and without a licence; and failing to stop after a traffic accident. 

He has been disqualified from driving for two years and nine months. 

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Man Admits Killing Two Schoolboys on Their Bikes the Day Before He Was Due to Go on Trial



Jack Hart changed his plea to guilty just hours before he was due to go on trial after killing two schoolboys after knocking them off their bikes (Picture: HullLive/MEN)

A driver who killed two schoolboys after knocking them off their bikes has changed his plea to guilty the day before he was due to go on trial.

Jack Hart’s BMW struck 10-year-old Steven Duffield and Mason Deakin, 11, as they rode on a flyover at Anlaby Road in Hull.

He was said to have been speeding at the time of the incident and had driven into a bus lane.

Hart, of Anlaby Road, Hull, was refused bail and remanded in custody after he left it until the day before a trial was due to start before he pleaded guilty.

 The lengthy delay greatly increased the anguish of the bereaved families.

He had been speeding at the time of the accident and had driven into a bus lane. He later removed a dashcam.

Hart, 32, had previously denied causing the deaths of the two boys on November 2, 2020 by dangerous driving.

Mason died two weeks after the crash (Picture: MEN Media)

Steven was killed in the accident (Picture: UNPIXS)

Police were called to Anlaby Road and the two boys were rushed to hospital (Picture: MEN Media)

The pair of best friends were riding their bicycles along a busy stretch of Anlaby Road near the East Yorkshire buses garage when the accident happened at about 6.10pm.

Both boys were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary but Steven later died.

Mason was kept in intensive care and had been transferred to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remained in a coma and on life support, but he died two weeks later.

Hart appeared before Hull Crown Court for a plea hearing ahead of the trial, which had been due to start on Tuesday.

His not guilty pleas to the charges were entered during an earlier appearance at the court in June.

Hart was represented for the latest hearing by Charlotte Baines, who said that the seriousness of the case we that fact that he contravened a bus lane and had been speeding before the fatal collision.

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He at first did not accept that he had anything to do with a missing dashcam, although, after the case was stood down for Hart to give further details on this, Miss Baines later said that he did not now want to put in a basis of plea over his version of that matter.

She said that Hart had indicated that he would be changing his pleas to guilty a few days or weeks ago.

She asked for Hart to be allowed bail until the day of sentence so that he could sort out his affairs. She added that he had always attended previous hearings.

‘He has been on bail throughout,’ said Miss Baines. ‘There has been no difficulty with him surrendering to bail throughout the proceedings.’

She added that she wanted to collect character references and information from a ‘health specialist’ who had been working with him.

But Judge John Thackray KC said: ‘He has had two years to get his affairs in order. He has played the system and left it to the last possible minute. His plea has come over two years later than it should have done.’

Hart curled his lip and stared ahead when he was told that he would be remanded in custody.

 Judge Thackray said that Hart faced a ‘very significant sentence measured in years’.

Hart will be sentenced on Wednesday.

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Arsenal Make World-record Transfer Offer for Man Utd Forward Alessia Russo



Alessia Russo has scored 10 goals in 17 games for England (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal have tabled a world-record transfer bid for Manchester United and England forward Alessia Russo, according to reports.

Russo, 23, has scored 19 goals in 44 appearances for United since signing from Brighton in the summer of 2020.

She has also developed into a key player for England, netting 10 goals in 17 caps and helped the Lionesses become European champions last summer.

Russo will be out of contract come the summer and while Manchester United are keen for her to remain at Old Trafford, talks over a new deal have not yet resulted in an extension.

According to The Athletic, Arsenal are determined to bring Russo to north London and have submitted a world-record offer to United.

While the exact figures of the proposed deal have not been stated, the world-record signing in the women’s game is currently Keira Walsh’s £400,000 move from Manchester City to Barcelona last summer.

Manchester United are yet to respond to Arsenal’s offer but are believed to be reluctant to lose Russo, who has five goals in nine Women’s Super League games this season.

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