"SACA will not participate in this committee until the existing restructure decision is formally withdrawn."
But the sight of him leading bitter rivals Tottenham is not something die-hard Chelsea fans ever thought they would witness and the reaction of some on Sunday is likely to X-rated.
"To play in the Premier League was one of my targets."
"We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support."
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The Lakers (24-4) fell level with Milwaukee for the NBA's best record just two days before they visit the Eastern Conference leaders in a potential NBA Finals showdown.
Newspaper headline: The real Christmas curse
"This uptick happened chiefly at the expense of Chinese apps, which fell from their lead position to 38% from 43% in 2018. Altogether, Chinese and Indian apps make up almost four-fifths (79%) of the list," the report said.
With a combined age of 103, Nadal, Djokovic and Roger Federer continue to dominate men's tennis and it takes a brave punter to predict their imminent demise.
The one team who want Liverpool's record to carry on more than any other, the Toffees were fourth at Christmas in both 2002-03 and 2004-05 under David Moyes. The Scotsman left to replace Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2013 and Everton have struggled since. Having just sacked Marco Silva despite a summer of investment, ex- striker Duncan Ferguson is caretaker boss as they look for a new manager.
Tsitsipas toppled defending champion Alexander Zverev and 20-time Grand Slam winner Federer, en route to the final at the O2 Arena, before edging past Dominic Thiem in a three-set thriller.