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Man City starts League Cup defense at Preston Man City starts League Cup defense at Preston
- August 31, 2019

A penalty from Jonathan Walters and a Peter Crouch header saw the then Premier League side record a 2-0 win at The People's Pension Stadium. "There is ankle ligament damage too, bone bruising, cuts". He told Sky Sports: "It was a 50/50". With Saint-Maximin definitely out on Saturday, and Ritchie likely to follow suit, Atsu could be thrust in from the start, and both he, and Bruce, will hope he can keep his good form going. (more...)
Real Sociedad sign defender Nacho Monreal from Arsenal Real Sociedad sign defender Nacho Monreal from Arsenal
- August 31, 2019

He won three FA Cups and helped the Gunners to reach the final of last season's Europa League. Turkish giants Besiktas have agreed to bear the full salary of Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny as he closes in on a loan switch. The Spanish worldwide has spent seven years in the Premier League with the Gunners and will cost La Real very little money. Elneny joined the Gunners from FC Basel for £7 million in January 2016 and made 46 Premier League appearances for the club, ... (more...)
Formula 2 race cancelled after horrific crash Formula 2 race cancelled after horrific crash
- August 31, 2019

Hubert struck a barrier and was then crashed into by Juan Manuel Correa . The race was immediately red-flagged and drivers returned to the pits where it was later chose to call it a day. Hubert won the GP3 championship in 2018 and joined Renault's development programme before joining the academy as a full member this year. There was no immediate further information on Correa's condition. (more...)
Lions C Ragnow's injury a minor one Lions C Ragnow's injury a minor one
- August 31, 2019

It wasn't pretty by any means, as the game was marred with sloppy play, injuries and penalties, but optimists should see the game as a plus for Buffalo's resiliency. Davis, the team's first-round pick in 2017, has been Detroit's middle linebacker the past two seasons and was expected to hold down that role again in 2019. (more...)
Hazard emerges UEL player of the season Hazard emerges UEL player of the season
- August 31, 2019

Real Madrid superstar Eden Hazard has been named by European football governing body ( UEFA ) as the best player for the 2018/19 Europa League season. Manchester United, winners of the competition in 2017, will have a lot of travelling to do to Eastern Europe after being drawn alongside Kazakhstan side Astana, Serbia's Partizan Belgrade and Dutch side AZ Alkmaar. (more...)
Teen faces 9 charges in shooting at Mobile high school football game Teen faces 9 charges in shooting at Mobile high school football game
- August 31, 2019

Witnesses say they heard shots fired after "a fight in the stands" a few minutes after the game ended. "There are reports of at least six individuals shot at Ladd Peebles Stadium", reported Fox10TV. "This is unacceptable for people to not to be able to come out and enjoy an event watching their children play at a football game and watching their children perform in the band", Chief Battiste tells WKRG . (more...)
Southampton vs Manchester United, Premier League Southampton vs Manchester United, Premier League
- August 31, 2019

The 20-time English champions will take on a Southampton side that registered their first win of the season last weekend after a 2-0 victory at Brighton . "I believe Mason is going to be playing and involved a lot". "There is something about United, though". Though in typical fashion Manchester United are tipped heavily to come out with the three-points at St. (more...)
Pep Guardiola ‘a little bit surprised’ by Kyle Walker’s England omission Pep Guardiola ‘a little bit surprised’ by Kyle Walker’s England omission
- August 31, 2019

Guardiola admitted he was "a little bit" surprised by the decision, but added: "I'm not involved". I'm pretty sure the players want to go to the national team. There is the possibility that Guardiola meant Laporte was the best left-footed centre-back, but if not, it's unusual timing. Prior to this weekend's Premier League games Guardiola was talking about Laporte being called up to the France squad by Didier Deschamps. (more...)
England bowler Anderson out of the Ashes England bowler Anderson out of the Ashes
- August 31, 2019

The 37-year-old Lancashire seamer bowled only four overs in the first Test and missed the second and third. Speculations were high that he would recover for the fourth game after he made a decision to play for Lancashire second XI against Leicestershire and then Durham. (more...)
Chelsea setback as Kante not ready to face Sheffield United Chelsea setback as Kante not ready to face Sheffield United
- August 31, 2019

Mount, who played under Lampard while on loan at Derby last year, has previously been included in senior England squads but is yet to make his debut. I was hugely impressed with them last season, their style of play and formation. We'll try to get him fit over the (international) break. "Hopefully he should be fit the other side of the worldwide break as well", said Lampard ahead of the game. (more...)
Cowboys' Jerry Jones on Ezekiel Elliott: 'He's going to miss games' Cowboys' Jerry Jones on Ezekiel Elliott: 'He's going to miss games'
- August 31, 2019

Bryant started by commending Elliott for fighting for a new contract, while also advising him to "stand your ground". I think we pretty much know that Ezekiel Elliott will not be available for the Week 1 matchup when the Dallas Cowboys take on the New York Giants. (more...)
Pochettino on 'stupid rumours': I hope to extend my life at Tottenham Pochettino on 'stupid rumours': I hope to extend my life at Tottenham
- August 31, 2019

You know how we worked this summer to rebuild and update because from each summer, version 2.0, 3.0 - now we're version 6.0 MP software. "We want to come away with the bragging rights on Sunday - hopefully I, and the team, can perform and put in a special performance". (more...)
Big trouble for Dyantyi as B-sample confirms doping Big trouble for Dyantyi as B-sample confirms doping
- August 30, 2019

But now, he has three options available to him, according to Saids. The Springbok winger had requested a second sample be tested following the revelation last week that his blood-work found traces of various anabolic steroids after he was tested during a national camp in early July. (more...)
No. 18 Michigan St. brings tough defense to opener vs No. 18 Michigan St. brings tough defense to opener vs
- August 30, 2019

Part of the reason the Michigan State offense is under so much scrutiny is because it is much easier to predict what the Spartans will do on defense. The defense should have its way with Tulsa which was mediocre, at best, last season and still doesn't know who it'll stay with at quarterback - Seth Boomer or Baylor transfer Zach Smith . (more...)
Rangers fans keep up their sectarian abuse, UEFA keep sanctioning them Rangers fans keep up their sectarian abuse, UEFA keep sanctioning them
- August 30, 2019

Manchester United finished sixth in the Premier League last season, missing out on Champions League football and Gerrard cheekily suggested that he might fancy a trip to Old Trafford. That means it's a back five of Allan McGregor in goals , captain James Tavernier, Connor Goldson, Katic and Borna Barisic. If they are paired in the same group as Manchester United, however, you can bet the Rangers fans will be absolutely buzzing. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez Making Financial Sacrifice To Seal Inter Move Alexis Sanchez Making Financial Sacrifice To Seal Inter Move
- August 30, 2019

The Chile global moved to United from Arsenal in January 2018 as part of a swap deal including Henrikh Mkhitaryan, having emerged as one of the Premier League's finest players at Emirates Stadium. "We've got wingers in Chongy (Tahith Chong), Dan James, (Andreas) Pereira, we've got loads of options". "These players are the most vulnerable when they have no confidence anymore because their game is based on feeling free to take the initiative". (more...)
Leclerc pips Vettel as Ferrari dominate Belgian GP practice Leclerc pips Vettel as Ferrari dominate Belgian GP practice
- August 30, 2019

Hamilton, however, has also won eight of this year s 12 races to control the title contest. Final 12 months, he pulled off a victory, however then plunged to defeat to Hamilton in a fiercely-fought Italian Grand Prix, Ferrari's dwelling occasion. (more...)
Detroit Lions playing for their lives in preseason finale vs. Browns Detroit Lions playing for their lives in preseason finale vs. Browns
- August 30, 2019

Williams was originally signed by the Kansas City Chiefs this year as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Washington State. The 24-year-old was suspended for two violent off-field incidents, including one in which video emerged of him shoving and kicking a woman in a hotel hallway. (more...)
Transfer: Solskjaer reacts as Man Utd sell Smalling to Roma Transfer: Solskjaer reacts as Man Utd sell Smalling to Roma
- August 30, 2019

Renowned journalist Gianluca Di Marzio is among the credible sources who are reporting that Alexis Sanchez is all set to move to Inter Milan . The transfer may well be completed soon and details revealed soon. Subscribe to Squawka's Youtube channel here . When will the Alexis Sanchez deal be confirmed? "At the moment we've got six centre-backs and it's just something that popped up towards the end [of the European transfer window] in the last couple of days". (more...)
McIlroy targets world number one spot McIlroy targets world number one spot
- August 30, 2019

McIlroy fired a 4-under 66 on Sunday to win the Tour Championship in Atlanta and his second career FedExCup - making him now just the second PGA Tour member to do so. And it looks like he's happy with that. One sterling stat is the strokes gained per round - 2.55 - meaning that on average, McIlroy was two and half shots better per round than the field. (more...)