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Willian speaks of Mourinho admiration; reveals United talks Willian speaks of Mourinho admiration; reveals United talks
- August 13, 2017

Manchester United face a tricky start to their domestic campaign when they host West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday. Every opponent wants to win every match, every opponent gives you a hard time. Bookmakers have seen plenty of support for Lukaku in the Premier League top scorer market and he is now as short as 4-1 with many companies, but last year's victor Harry Kane remains the favorite at around the 3-1 mark. (more...)
Manchester United v West Ham United Manchester United v West Ham United
- August 13, 2017

Dear, who famously scored five times in nineteen minutes for West Ham during a 6-1 thrashing of West Bromwich Albion in Apri 1965, was quick to point out that his old side had fared well in the transfer market themselves this season: "Joe Hart and Zabaleta are great signings which will bolster the team defensively". (more...)
Arsenal 1-1 Leicester Arsenal 1-1 Leicester
- August 13, 2017

I keep the faith and I still believe I can have an important part to play this season in the club. Arsenal opened the scoring in the second minute but the Foxes hit back to lead 2-1 and then 3-2 before the Gunners' spectacular comeback in the closing minutes. (more...)
Ousmane Dembele suspended until further notice by Borussia Dortmund Ousmane Dembele suspended until further notice by Borussia Dortmund
- August 13, 2017

Borussia Dortmund have extended Ousmane Dembele's suspension indefinitely after the France worldwide went AWOL this week in an attempt to force through a move to Barcelona . The France global was one of Dortmund's best players last season as they finished third in the Bundesliga, scoring six goals and contributing a further 12 assists in 32 league appearances. (more...)
Raiders' Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem before game vs. Cardinals Raiders' Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem before game vs. Cardinals
- August 13, 2017

In his first game back since the 2015 season, Lynch was dressed in uniform but did not play. With all of the continued buzz surrounding former San Francisco 49ers and current free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick , it is no surprise that Lynch's decision forced a reaction from Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio. (more...)
Man City fly to Brighton ahead of Premier League opener Man City fly to Brighton ahead of Premier League opener
- August 13, 2017

The online bookmaker sent four pigs soaring high above the iconic Brighton landmark this morning to mark the Seagulls return to the top flight as the Brighton and Hove Albion team attempt to achieve the seemingly impossible. "I am not happy", said Benitez, a Champions League victor with Liverpool , "but at the same time for me it's a challenge". I'm not going to say we are going to play all the season in that system, we are going to play different systems, but the fundamentals will be ... (more...)
LET ME GO! Barca Target Coutinho Submits Transfer Request To Liverpool LET ME GO! Barca Target Coutinho Submits Transfer Request To Liverpool
- August 13, 2017

According to a Sky Sports News report, Liverpool have so far rejected two bids from FC Barcelona for Coutinho, with the latest offer worth up to £90.4 million (around $115 million). "The rest is between me and all the boys". "The board want him to stay, this is not a situation where Liverpool need money or to cash in", Liverpool great Steven Gerrard, the club's under-18 coach, said this week about the Coutinho situation. (more...)
Neymar cleared to make PSG debut Neymar cleared to make PSG debut
- August 13, 2017

He has dazzled Rio's imposing Maracana and Barcelona's storied Camp Nou, but it's Guingamp's humble 17,000-capacity Stade du Rouduorou, tucked away in sleepy Brittany, which today greets Neymar , the world's most expensive footballer. PSG opened the season by beating Amiens 2-0 at the Parc des Princes last Saturday. 'There's no anti-Neymar plan, ' said Jordan Ikoko this week. (more...)
Chelsea player reveals José Mourinho tried to sign him for Manchester United Chelsea player reveals José Mourinho tried to sign him for Manchester United
- August 13, 2017

Mourinho stressed at the end of the 2016-17 season he was keen to bring in four new faces this summer with the club acting quickly to sign Victor Lindelof in June. Mourinho has won league titles in the second season of every club that he has managed in the past, Porto (2004), Chelsea (2006), Inter (2010), Real Madrid (2012) and Chelsea (2015). (more...)
Federer books showdown with first-time Masters 1000 semi-finalist Haase Federer books showdown with first-time Masters 1000 semi-finalist Haase
- August 13, 2017

Should he avenge that loss, Zverev would tie Federer for the most titles this year. Federer last won the tournament in 2006, since when he has been a beaten finalist on three occasions, and a victory this year would boost his bid to become world number one after next week's Cincinnati Masters. (more...)
Robin Haase reaches the semi-finals at the Rogers Cup Robin Haase reaches the semi-finals at the Rogers Cup
- August 13, 2017

Federer has taken more time off this year than usual. And even if he had won the first six matchups between the two men without losing a round, Federer could sniff out a certain challenge. I didn't, but I managed to win because I kept fighting. Flag-waving fans in the packed grandstands at Uniprix Stadium were hoping for more magic, but Zverev was too strong, winning 81 percent of the points off his serve compared to 64 percent for Shapovalov. (more...)
There's a chance eSports could make it to the Olympics in 2024 There's a chance eSports could make it to the Olympics in 2024
- August 13, 2017

The athlete has stated its intention to further develop this subject with the followers of eSports , before making a formal proposal to the global olympic Committee. I think it's interesting to interact with the International Olympic Committee, with them, the esports family, to better understand what the process is and why it is such a success", Estanguet told the AP . (more...)
Brighton v Manchester City: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions Brighton v Manchester City: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions
- August 13, 2017

It isn't a coincidence that Spurs' best run in the Premier League has come when their defence has been led by some of the finest defenders in England - and it isn't a coincidence that Manchester City won the league titles in the seasons where Vincent Kompany was relatively free of major injuries. (more...)
Southampton 0-0 Swansea City Southampton 0-0 Swansea City
- August 13, 2017

Mary's stadium to 545 minutes taking in the final six home matches of last season. "I'm a little bit disappointed, because we did everything to win the game", Pellegrino told the Official Southampton FC Website . "But it's a pity because the people deserve to see the best players in the pitch". "If that [move] does go through, then we can start acting on getting some of our targets". (more...)
Highlights of Saturday's third round at the PGA Championship Highlights of Saturday's third round at the PGA Championship
- August 13, 2017

I think it's just the firmness of the fairways is not there. "One could be the toughest opening hole in golf", said Jim Furyk early in the week. "I haven't hit it this well this whole summer". Francesco Molinari shared the low round of the day with Matsuyama (64) which propelled the Italian up the leaderboard into a tie for fourth with Louis Oosthuizen and Chris Stroud whilst Rickie Fowler is a shot further back on -3 alongside Justin Thomas and England's Paul Casey . (more...)
International Business Machines Corporation
- August 13, 2017

Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO now owns 25,350 shares of the technology company's stock worth $3,900,000 after buying an additional 18,650 shares during the last quarter. Credit Suisse Group restated an underperform rating and set a $110.00 target price (down from $125.00) on shares of International Business Machines Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 17th. (more...)
Federer reaches Rogers Cup final Federer reaches Rogers Cup final
- August 13, 2017

After a rain delay, Shapovalov broke Mannarino to take a 4-2 lead in the second set. Bautista Agut's response showed character, though, and he broke back following a sloppy Federer service game which culminated in an unforced error from the 19-time grand slam champion. (more...)
How Liverpool forced Coutinho to submit transfer request How Liverpool forced Coutinho to submit transfer request
- August 13, 2017

The Brazil playmaker has been targeted by Barcelona, whose bid of around £90million was rebuffed by Liverpool on Wednesday. However, just a few short hours later, it emerged that Coutinho had reportedly demanded a departure from Anfield. (more...)
Yankees place Masahiro Tanaka on DL with shoulder inflammation Yankees place Masahiro Tanaka on DL with shoulder inflammation
- August 13, 2017

Unfortunately, he joins C.C. Sabathia as recent additions to the Yankees' DL. Tanaka came out of last Wednesday's start in Toronto after four innings where he allowed three runs and issued a career-high five walks. Tanaka's latest injury is not believed to be related to the partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow that he sustained in July 2014. (more...)
Jose sets a new goal standard Jose sets a new goal standard
- August 13, 2017

His pacey displays across the front three continued in pre-season, and he was one of United's star performers on tour - bagging three goals in seven outings. "I think Manchester City be right up there challenging for the title", said Hughton. "Some, okay, have the luck to play Tuesday or Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday, but in the end the same number of matches". (more...)