LIVE Football News: Reaction To Russian Expulsion From UEFA, Premier League Action & More – The Sportsman

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 Russia's expulsion from FIFA and UEFA competitions. There will also be a lot of eyes on tonight's Premier League showdown as a resurgent Burnley take on Leicester on a cold Tuesday night at Turf Moor.
Stay with us you won't want to miss it.
Thomas Tuchel talked to the press ahead of Chelsea's FA Cup clash with Luton. Here are some key quotes:
On Roman Abramovich: "I am not aware of the details and the whole situation. There are situations much more important than football, this will never change. Situations like war are so much more important. The role from Mr Abramovich is not on me to comment because I simply don't know enough about it."
Team news: "Reece James is in brilliant form, now with a huge overload on his shoulders. The recommendation was 20 minutes before the match and it was over 70. The situation was very, very good before the match. Situation changed almost dramatically, we now have a lot of players with overload. We have some injuries after the match, it's a long list."
After multiple questions on the war in Ukraine: "I'm not a politician, you have to stop, honestly, I can only repeat it, and I'm even feel bad to repeat it because I never experienced war. So even to talk about it, I feel bad because I'm very privileged."
On Mason Mount: "Nobody deserves blame for missing a chance and I'm happy I've not read about it. The one person who didn't want to miss the chance was Mason, you can be sure about that. It can happen and not every chance is a goal."
Adidas are the latest company to distance themselves from Russia as they have announced that they will no longer be sponsoring their kits.
Former Liverpool striker, Andriy Voronin, has today resigned as assistant coach of Dynamo Moscow, citing his inability to work in a country that is attacking his own people.
Australia will host an Old Firm friendly in Sydney in November. 
Manchester United director John Murtough has said that the club's objectives haven't changed and they want to bring in a manager who can challenge for domestic and European titles.
Antonio Conte has explained that his post-burnley rant was planned and he intended to send a message. 
A boost for all Manchester United fans as their Central African Republic midfielder, Geoffrey Kondogbia, has picked up a thigh injury with the thought that it will rule him out of the UCL second leg versus Manchester United.
Everton have received an apology from head of PGMOL, Mike Riley, who has called both Bill Kenwright and Frank Lampard after officials and VAR failed to award what looked a clear penalty on Saturday.
After UEFA made the executive decision of remove their sponsorship with Gazprom, with the overall cost thought to be in the region of £34 million.


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