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Unai Emery reveals he's ready to use long-ball football to win Unai Emery reveals he's ready to use long-ball football to win
- September 02, 2018

Unai Emery's Arsenal side was drawn alongside Sporting CP, Qarabag, and FC Vorskla. "I've had some good times with Arsene and I was sad - the grass is not always greener but I like the new chap". "Now we are going to play against Cardiff away and my thoughts are only on how we can win, not to think about the past". "Everyone will play in the position we need, so it is about where he will be better for us", Emery told reporters. (more...)
Michael Owen backs Manchester United to bounce back against Burnley Michael Owen backs Manchester United to bounce back against Burnley
- September 02, 2018

Mourinho, who has enjoyed huge success in his managerial career through defensive organisation, abandoned his normal caution against Tottenham on Monday night and paid the price with a 3-0 defeat that left United in the bottom half of the Premier League table ahead of Sunday's game at Burnley . (more...)
Roger Federer beats Benoit Paire to reach third round Roger Federer beats Benoit Paire to reach third round
- September 02, 2018

NEW YORK , Aug 31 ― Roger Federer , still a force in tennis at the age of 37, says that when he does retire it won't be a spur of the moment decision sprung on an unsuspecting public. Meanwhile, five-time Grand Slam victor Sharapova returned to major competition after her 15-month ban at the US Open past year, when she reached the fourth round. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus drawn in same group as Manchester United Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus drawn in same group as Manchester United
- September 02, 2018

That group is completed by a famous old name in 1991 European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade. Group B: Barcelona , Tottenham , PSV Eindhoven, Inter Milan. While Mohamed Salah, who had a breathtaking run in the Champions League had to remain empty-handed. As a result of the changes, only six clubs have come through qualifying round ties to make the group stage. (more...)
Liverpool to face Chelsea in Carabao Cup third round Liverpool to face Chelsea in Carabao Cup third round
- September 02, 2018

Milton Keynes Central train station is a 30-minute journey from London Euston. "Consideration was given to a number of different football stadia and for a variety of reasons - capacity, availability, facilities, accessibility, pitch quality and clubs still being in the competition themselves - it was simply not possible to secure a neutral venue within the M25". (more...)
Yankees land McCutchen from Giants for 2 prospects Yankees land McCutchen from Giants for 2 prospects
- September 01, 2018

While the New York Yankees are not anxious that Aaron Judge won't make it back to the field at all, whether he'll be 100% when the playoffs come around has come into question recently, and on Thursday evening, the Yankees snapped up the best insurance option available, trading for Andrew McCutchen from the San Francisco Giants . (more...)
Real's Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to be named Europe's top player Real's Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to be named Europe's top player
- September 01, 2018

Juventus now face Manchester United , Valencia and Young Boys in the Champions League groups stage . Fellow Premier League rivals Liverpool have also been handed a tough Group C draw after they were demoted to pot three of the draw after Benfica emerged victorious over Greek side PAOK in the qualifying stage. (more...)
I'm not bothered if Ozil plays - Cardiff boss Warnock I'm not bothered if Ozil plays - Cardiff boss Warnock
- September 01, 2018

The north London side signed five new players in the summer transfer window in an attempt to revamp the Arsenal squad for a top-four tilt. "I am very happy with the player and I think every player can play". Smith Rowe has not been involved in any of Arsenal's three Premier League games so far this term, but could see game time in the cup competitions and the Europa League. (more...)
Luke Shaw earns recall to Southgate's England squad Luke Shaw earns recall to Southgate's England squad
- September 01, 2018

While he accepted that the Championship standard was not as demanding as the top flight, he said the situation meant that players in the second tier could still get call-ups. However, Southgate is concerned that some members of his squad - like Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Marcus Rashford - have not had much game time in the opening weeks of the Premier League season. (more...)
Nadal Progresses To Second Round Of U.S. Open Nadal Progresses To Second Round Of U.S. Open
- August 31, 2018

Twitter is abuzz over an ad featuring Serena Williams. "Finally I made a decision to retire because it's worse to play and break it, break everything", Ferrer said. The 2013 French Open runner-up, an apologetic Ferrer - who lost that final to Nadal - confirmed the exit marked his last major appearance . He hadn't appeared in a major since Wimbledon in 2017. (more...)
England's Bairstow keen to retain wicketkeeper role for fourth Test England's Bairstow keen to retain wicketkeeper role for fourth Test
- August 31, 2018

The England selectors have made a decision to go with Surrey seam-bowling all-rounder Sam Curran , while all-rounder Moeen Ali has also been included in the eleven. The 36-year-old has already picked up 17 wickets in the series so far and is just six wickets away from levelling Glenn McGrath's tally of 563 Test scalps. (more...)
Serena Williams moves into third round, will take on sister Venus Serena Williams moves into third round, will take on sister Venus
- August 31, 2018

Obviously there's been other siblings that have had fantastic careers in tennis , but none anywhere close to what they've managed to achieve. Two other past men's champions won - Juan Martin del Potro , who beat Dennis Kudla of the US, and Stan Wawrinka - as did 2017 runner-up Kevin Anderson, and No. (more...)
Alize Cornet penalized for taking off shirt at U.S. Open Alize Cornet penalized for taking off shirt at U.S. Open
- August 30, 2018

She quickly pulled up her pink striped top and turned away from the court cameras as she took it off, showing her black and red sports bra underneath. "Had her fresh shirt on back to front". Said another critic on Twitter: "Busted for code violation". "We have clarified the policy to ensure this will not happen moving forward. (more...)
Cesar Azpilicueta: 'Chelsea must create more chances' Cesar Azpilicueta: 'Chelsea must create more chances'
- August 30, 2018

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicuets says that the Blues must create more chances in the final third, despite netting eight times in their first three top-flight games. The matchday programme for Monday's Premier League clash against Tottenham included a wrap-around with the headline of 'The Pink is back!' "We are in August, until May there is a big path to work, and we will see how far we can go". (more...)
Manchester United stand by José Mourinho and see cause for hope Manchester United stand by José Mourinho and see cause for hope
- August 30, 2018

Although the game remained goalless at half-time, United had created several chances, with Romelu Lukaku missing one clear opportunity to score. Those fans that stayed sang manager Jose Mourinho's name at the full-time whistle but it was a group of other "supporters" who grabbed the headlines as they inexplicably took selfies with Spurs' star and Man of the Match, Lucas Moura. (more...)
Hamilton wonders about 'trick' Ferrari Hamilton wonders about 'trick' Ferrari
- August 28, 2018

Sebastian Vettel has reduced Lewis Hamilton's championship lead to 17 points after sealing a commanding victory in Belgium on Sunday. I had a good restart after the safety auto [after the first-lap crash], and after that it was a very smooth race . (more...)
Clattenburg claims penalty was rightly awarded in Newcastle v Chelsea Clattenburg claims penalty was rightly awarded in Newcastle v Chelsea
- August 28, 2018

The 27-year-old has reportedly been linked to Spanish superclub Real Marid for most of the summer transfer window, which officially ends on August 31 for teams outside of England's Premier League , which includes Chelsea . With the Blues ending the 90 minutes with 81% of the possession, the former Napoli man was a key reason for Hazard's freedom. When you win games you forget that you are exhausted so now we have one week to rest and be ready for the next game'. (more...)
Emery Responds To Reported Bust-Up With Arsenal Star Emery Responds To Reported Bust-Up With Arsenal Star
- August 27, 2018

Their report states that Arnautovic will be monitored after taking a bang on the knee against Arsenal , but he left the Emirates Stadium without the need for crutches and that the knock was relatively manageable. Substitute Danny Welbeck took advantage of the offensive West Ham as he grabbed a goal in stoppage time to make the match safe. "We are very unlucky to concede that own goal that put Arsenal on top". (more...)
Jose Mourinho considered leaving Manchester United Jose Mourinho considered leaving Manchester United
- August 27, 2018

Ben Davies appears to have usurped Rose as the first-choice left-back at Spurs, with Mauricio Pochettino selecting the Wales global in both Premier League games this term. pre-season tour. The striker scored five Premier League goals for the Swans last term, but is now back with his parent club. The Spurs' marksman showed at the World Cup that once he has scored his first goal he can string them together in impressive fashion, and Jose Mourinho will know he has to try and give the ... (more...)
Brooks Koepka Bringing Major Focus To Northern Trust Open Brooks Koepka Bringing Major Focus To Northern Trust Open
- August 27, 2018

Thanks largely to a top ten at the Travelers Championship earlier this summer, Seiffert finished high enough on the FedEx Cup points list to qualify for the Tour Finals. Stewart Cink described the third round at the PGA Championship as "a pretty intense environment" playing with Woods, this from a man who played with him (and often lost to him) during a time when Woods looked close to unbeatable. (more...)
Ricciardo had ‘sleepless nights’ about leaving Red Bull Ricciardo had ‘sleepless nights’ about leaving Red Bull
- August 27, 2018

Red Bull Racing claim that they had met all of Ricciardo's demands, with negotiations being carried on throughout the Austrian Grand Prix weekend. Asked whether that was Red Bull and Ricciardo's seat, he replied: "Yes". We know him well from his test and reserve times with us at Red Bull , the time that he's had in the auto. "If there's like 100 variables, really the one that it came down to was me within myself and the way I feel about my desire and motivation within the sport". (more...)
Man Utd legend Wayne Rooney makes BOLD Cristiano Ronaldo prediction for Juventus Man Utd legend Wayne Rooney makes BOLD Cristiano Ronaldo prediction for Juventus
- August 23, 2018

He helped me a lot at Manchester United '. Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that the reception Juventus fans gave him after his remarkable overhead kick goal against them previous year helped sway him to join the Serie A side. For me it was an easy decision, what was done in Madrid is incredible, I won everything, my family lives there, but it's part of the past. "We'll go step-by-step and then we'll see, if it's this year, next year or the year after that". (more...)
Park replaces Ariya at No.1 with LPGA Indy playoff win Park replaces Ariya at No.1 with LPGA Indy playoff win
- August 23, 2018

She took the lead with a birdie on the par-4, 16th - after Park hit her approach into the water en route to a double bogey. Salas, the first-round leader after a 62, had a 69 to match Park at 13 under at Brickyard Crossing. She spent one week at the top in November last year, a historic season in which she won both the Rookie of the Year and the money title and shared the Player of the Year award with fellow South Korean Ryu So-yeon. (more...)
India thrash England in 3rd Test: Here're the records broken
- August 23, 2018

India captain Virat Kohli dedicated the win - just the country's seventh in tests on English soil - to those affected by the floods in the Indian state of Kerala that have left more than 200 people dead and sent more than 800,000 fleeing for dry land. (more...)
Paul Pogba criticizes Manchester United attitude Paul Pogba criticizes Manchester United attitude
- August 21, 2018

I can not remember a poorer United performance than the defeat at Brighton, but there were signs afterwards that Mourinho is prepared to change his leadership style. "The press, the pundits are usually very critical of me when I go in that direction". "I'm disappointed, with my performance and the team performance". (more...)
Salah, Modric & Ronaldo nominated UEFA Men's Player of the Year Salah, Modric & Ronaldo nominated UEFA Men's Player of the Year
- August 21, 2018

Antoine Griezmann , world champion with France in Russia-2018, was behind Messi in the vote to join the select group. The Portugal star is the current holder of the award having won it three times in the past four seasons. In 2012, Andres Iniesta won the prize weeks after helping Spain to a second straight European title although Barcelona was eliminated in the Champions League semifinals. (more...)
Chelsea beats Arsenal 3-2 for 2nd straight win in EPL Chelsea beats Arsenal 3-2 for 2nd straight win in EPL
- August 20, 2018

Sarri will no doubt work on Chelsea's defensive deficiencies in training this week and he also took the opportunity to announce another, more personal attempt at improvement. "You know what I said after the World Cup", he told RMC Sport . This is always the way, but it is clear that defensively we suffered three goals but also we had chances to do more goals. (more...)
Tyson Fury Cruises Past Francesco Pianeta As Wilder Showdown Looms Ahead Tyson Fury Cruises Past Francesco Pianeta As Wilder Showdown Looms Ahead
- August 20, 2018

Fury was typically exuberant after his win and after showing Wilder some courtesy, he promised to knock the 32-year-old "the f**k out". Ahead of a potential mega-bout, Tony Bellew has offered his thoughts on the fight and he's not liking Fury's chances at all, predicting a Wilder stoppage inside three rounds. (more...)
Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui Transfers not a priority right now Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui Transfers not a priority right now
- August 19, 2018

Having not signed a replacement for Ronaldo, coach Lopetegui opted to select Gareth Bale in a three-pronged attack with Benzema and Marco Asensio. We want to be a stronger, more solid team but Cristiano is in the past. "It was time for us to win the Uefa Super Cup again, it was very important to start the season like this". Whether he plays or not remains to be seen. (more...)
Deontay Wilder Crashes Tyson Fury's Weigh-In, Clashes With John Fury Deontay Wilder Crashes Tyson Fury's Weigh-In, Clashes With John Fury
- August 19, 2018

Tyson Fury and Wilder also had to be restrained by security after the weigh-in when the two met in the hallway outside. A WBC title fight against Wilder would likely take place in Las Vegas in November. "We're delighted to bring these exciting fights to viewers across the UK". At today's weigh in though, there was a slight interruption, in the form of the Bronze Bomber. (more...)
City star De Bruyne to miss three months with knee injury City star De Bruyne to miss three months with knee injury
- August 18, 2018

Arsenal's Premier League season got off to an underwhelming start on Sunday afternoon after they were comfortably beaten by reigning champions Manchester City 2-0. But Liverpool boss Klopp finds the idea disgusting and spoke highly of 27-year-old De Bruyne who he tried to sign while in charge of Borussia Dortmund. (more...)
Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship
- August 18, 2018

The shot was fantastic, but his reaction once he realizes it went in is better still. After the Pro-Am, Wyndham officials presented Harvick a check for $10,000 to go towards his foundation. Garcia arrives at No. 131 on the points list and has some work to do to prolong his notable streak: He's one of 13 players who have qualified for the postseason every year since its debuted in 2007. (more...)
Sergio Ramos fires back at final failure Jurgen Klopp Sergio Ramos fires back at final failure Jurgen Klopp
- August 18, 2018

Ragnar Klavan has completed a permanent transfer to Serie A side Cagliari . With Klavan now set to leave the club for Cagliari and Messrs Matip and Lovren both starting the campaign with injuries, there is now a clear pathway to the first team for Phillips. (more...)
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer divided on length of tennis matches Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer divided on length of tennis matches
- August 18, 2018

Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam victor who returned to the tour this year after the birth of her first child, needed just 65 minutes to dispatch Gavrilova. "This year has been tough". "It doesn't feel like I have been away for so long here from Cincinnati , " Federer said. I think that's the seventh match I've played. (more...)
Keith Hernandez: Marlins were right to hit Acuna Keith Hernandez: Marlins were right to hit Acuna
- August 18, 2018

Acuña had been absolutely destroying Miami, leading off each of the previous three games with a home run and carrying a five-game home run streak into the contest. "I don't understand it", he said, via ESPN.com. "That kid didn't deserve that. That was incredibly classless on Jose Urena's part". Braves: RHP Julio Teheran (8-7, 4.33) will look to continue his success against the Rockies in Thursday night's opener of a four-game series. (more...)
Koepka holds off Woods to win 100th PGA Championship Koepka holds off Woods to win 100th PGA Championship
- August 17, 2018

Speaking to reporters on Monday, captain Jim Furyk said that if Woods does make the roster as a player, he will be removed from his assistant responsibilities. "I'm excited. I know these eight players are excited as well", Furyk told reporters . Koepka's triumph comes hard on the heels of his successful defense of the US Open title in June, with a final round 66 leaving him on 16-under 264 as he claimed his third major in two years to join the very elite of world golf. (more...)
Arsenal boss, Emery, keeps faith in Cech for Chelsea return
- August 17, 2018

He has experience, he has quality, he has the capacity'. According to reports in the Star , Unai Emery is unhappy with the weight of some of his players in the Arsenal squad and believes they are "too fat". He also failed to make an attempt to stop Raheem Sterling's goal, prompting a lot of criticism from fans, who called for new signing Berndt Leno to start. (more...)
Manchester United's Will Vint leaves club because of visa issues Manchester United's Will Vint leaves club because of visa issues
- August 16, 2018

It is being reported that the player has been given permission to participate in training sessions with the ball, while Jose Mourinho expects him back in full training by the end of the week. Asked about his situation, Pogba said: 'There are things I can't say, otherwise I will get fined. You don't really know the team, you don't really know the players, you don't know how they're going to perform from one week to the next. (more...)
Uefa Super Cup 2018, Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Uefa Super Cup 2018, Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid
- August 16, 2018

Get the latest World Cup news updates. Thibaut Courtois will have to wait a little longer than anticipated for his Real Madrid debut . But Simeone's side continued to battle on. The big Belgian signed for Los Blancos in a £35 million move last week and has been training with his new club for the big game against his former employers, Atletico . (more...)
Halep defeats Garcia to reach semifinal in Montreal Halep defeats Garcia to reach semifinal in Montreal
- August 15, 2018

Sloane Stephens set up a rematch of the French Open final with Halep after she eased past defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-3 6-3. American Sloane Stephens faced little resistance in her 6-2 6-2 win over Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in a match that took a little over an hour to complete. (more...)