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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United similarities to 1998/99 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United similarities to 1998/99
- Марта 16, 2019

Solskjaer scored the dramatic victor in the 1999 final as United struck twice in injury-time to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in Barcelona and become champions of Europe for the second time in their history. Before that comes a key FA Cup quarter-final at Wolves on Saturday evening - a match Romelu Lukaku could join the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Ashley Young and Juan Mata in missing. (more...)
I'd Have Taken Tottenham In Champions League Draw - Liverpool Legend I'd Have Taken Tottenham In Champions League Draw - Liverpool Legend
- Марта 16, 2019

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovač insists his side can not compete with Europe's top clubs following their Champions League exit against Liverpool . "But we are good enough to beat any of them". Mauricio Pochettino's team are a threat on their own, but playing in their spectacular new ground could give them an extra edge. Liverpool , who eliminated Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 midweek, travel to second-bottom Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday. (more...)
England v Scotland, Six Nations 2019 England v Scotland, Six Nations 2019
- Марта 16, 2019

Taking his place in the No 14 jersey is Jack Nowell, who has recovered from a shoulder stinger injury, with Ben Te'o picked as replacement threequarter cover. Ben Youngs will be making his 85th England appearance to surpass the national record for a scrum-half held by Danny Care. If Wales beat Ireland in Cardiff earlier on Saturday they will be crowned champions and complete a Grand Slam. (more...)
No excuse, no panic - Kohli sees big picture in Australia loss No excuse, no panic - Kohli sees big picture in Australia loss
- Марта 16, 2019

It was also Khawaja's third worldwide century since he returned from knee surgery before the summer - a summer where he was repeatedly criticised for his low returns as India's Test side created history on Aussie soil. He expected every player travelling with the team to England to do well, and there are no excuses for their performances in the ODI series against Australia. (more...)
Federer breezes into Indian Wells semis Federer breezes into Indian Wells semis
- Марта 16, 2019

Federer, who is looking to follow up his 100th title in Dubai last month, had a more comfortable outing in ending the run of young Pole Hubert Hurkacz 6-4 6-4. They have not met since Shanghai in 2017, the same year that Federer beat Nadal 6-2 6-3 in the fourth round at Indian Wells. He also says he won't play again until the Monte-Carlo Masters clay event in mid-April. (more...)
Rice wins first England call-up Rice wins first England call-up
- Марта 16, 2019

Southgate said England have been tracking his progress and was delighted to be able to name him in his squad. The likes of Michael Keane and James Tarkowski continue to keep their noses in front of Chris Smalling at centre-back. "What we've seen throughout has been an impressive character, a young man that shows tremendous leadership and responsibility. He'll fit very well into how we work". (more...)
Zion Williamson left his mark on the Duke-UNC rivalry Zion Williamson left his mark on the Duke-UNC rivalry
- Марта 16, 2019

Williamson - who sprained his knee less than 40 seconds into the team's first matchup and missed the second with the injury - registered a game-high 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to inspire Duke. Or perhaps the first two games against UNC without Williamson still carry weight with the committee. But Carolina has felt a measure of disrespect, something that was surely compounded in the immediate aftermath of the game that would have settled any debate. (more...)
Steelers interested in free-agent WR Golden Tate Steelers interested in free-agent WR Golden Tate
- Марта 16, 2019

Tate will probably catch a decent number of passes in 2019, but will he actually make the team better? Tate really came into his own as a high-volume wideout during his days with the Detroit Lions . This week, they traded Beckham, which suggests that they're looking to rebuild. Prior to last season Tate had two consecutive 1,000-yard receiving seasons. (more...)
James Harden unconcerned as Rockets' win streak ends James Harden unconcerned as Rockets' win streak ends
- Марта 16, 2019

He also added three rebounds in a season-best 33 minutes of action. There were times the Rockets switched on defense and left much smaller players attempting to guard the 6-foot-11, 270-pound player. And he was a liability in the Warriors' Feb. 23 loss to the Rockets, a nonfactor offensively and picked on defensively. Thompson his five treys in this game to give him 203 on the season. (more...)
Indian Wells: Angelique Kerber beats Venus Williams, marches into SF Indian Wells: Angelique Kerber beats Venus Williams, marches into SF
- Марта 16, 2019

Kecmanovic, who gained entry to the draw after 5th-seeded Kevin Anderson withdrew was the first lucky loser to reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells since the tournament served as the inaugural ATP Masters 1000 event in 1990. "I'm not going to the court with any expectation". In the women's singles, Belinda Bencic beat fifth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the semis, ensuring her return to the top 20 in the rankings. (more...)
Six Nations 2019: England, Wales, Ireland - who will win? Six Nations 2019: England, Wales, Ireland - who will win?
- Марта 16, 2019

There are three survivors in Gatland's starting line-up from the Grand Slam clincher against France in 2012 - captain Alun Wyn Jones , wing George North and centre Jonathan Davies . "We don't have any plan [about the Wales game]", he added. "I can guarantee you on Saturday, if we do win, there will be plenty of emotion afterwards". (more...)
Happy Not To Draw Arsenal - Chelsea Director Happy Not To Draw Arsenal - Chelsea Director
- Марта 16, 2019

Napoli's passage was rather less straightforward, advancing 4-3 on aggregate against RB Salzburg after falling to a 3-1 defeat in Austria , but both clubs remain on course to fight for the Europa League trophy in Baku on May 29. He said: "In the last period, every time he has been on the pitch, he was able to play really very well". He had a wonderful match and I'm really happy he could play for 90 minutes. (more...)
Federer, Nadal roll into quarter-finals at Indian Wells Federer, Nadal roll into quarter-finals at Indian Wells
- Марта 16, 2019

The second-seeded Spaniard secured a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Serbia's world no. 113 Filip Krajinovic to make his first Indian Wells quarterfinal in the last three year, but he was not satisfied with his performance on the court. "I was relieved I got through that one", Federer told reporters after defeating Edmund . "He's also up and coming, so that's fun", Federer said of Hurkacz. (more...)
Bryce Harper hit by pitch, limps off field Bryce Harper hit by pitch, limps off field
- Марта 16, 2019

Harper was hit in the ankle on a 2-0 pitch by Blue Jays pitcher Trent Thornton in the bottom of the sixth inning. Harper fell to the ground in pain before slowly limping off the diamond and making his way to the dugout. The right-fielder was supposed to play in Spring Training games on Saturday and Sunday this weekend, but that seems unlikely now. "Not overly concerned right now", Kapler said. (more...)
Qatar 2022 organisers 'open' to FIFA's expansion plan Qatar 2022 organisers 'open' to FIFA's expansion plan
- Марта 16, 2019

Three each would go to teams from Africa, Asia and CONCACAF, which represents North and Central America and the Caribbean. It has been suggested that each club could earn £50m for taking part. Federation Internationale de Football Association said it was aware of concerns of "serious interference with critical matches" but added that members of its own task force "felt that it was feasible to play the Club World Cup " during that period. (more...)
Murray doesn’t run, but shines as a passer at Pro Day Murray doesn’t run, but shines as a passer at Pro Day
- Марта 16, 2019

Last year Browns General Manager John Dorsey didn't attend the Sooners pro day and still took Baker Mayfield with the first overall pick. But skeptics wondered if those numbers would hold up - and if Murray could show off his speed - when Oklahoma's pro day came around. (more...)
Tyreek Hill, Chiefs wide receiver, under investigation for incident involving son Tyreek Hill, Chiefs wide receiver, under investigation for incident involving son
- Марта 16, 2019

Hill, 25, has not been charged, according to the Star . The station reports Overland Park police were called to the home Thursday afternoon and that the National Football League and Chiefs are aware of the investigation , which Overland Park police turned over to the Johnson County District Attorney's Office for review. (more...)
Raiders Cut A.J. McCarron, Jordy Nelson Raiders Cut A.J. McCarron, Jordy Nelson
- Марта 15, 2019

Nelson was the Raiders' No. 1 wide receiver at the end of last season, and the team paid him a $3.6 million bonus late in 2018. Nelson was largely overlooked last season after a slow start, but would rebound with 38 catches over the last five weeks of 2018, third most in the National Football League over that time. (more...)
Dolphins Trade Ryan Tannehill To Titans Dolphins Trade Ryan Tannehill To Titans
- Марта 15, 2019

The Titans' current quarterback is the oft-injured Marcus Mariota , the former second-overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft . Miami will get a 2020 fourth round pick and a seventh round pick in this year's draft in exchange for Tannehill . (more...)
Paul Scholes leaves Oldham coaching role after just one month Paul Scholes leaves Oldham coaching role after just one month
- Марта 15, 2019

Scholes' resignation will be seen as a massive blow to the club and owner Abdallah Lemsagam, who, Revolution News understands, was prepared to back the former England global, despite only claiming one win in his first and only seven games in charge. (more...)