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United in talks with Ibrahimovic about striker staying United in talks with Ibrahimovic about striker staying
- August 14, 2017

Since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013, United have been widely criticised for producing turgid, pedestrian displays devoid of attacking verve under David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and in Mourinho's maiden season in charge. Let us know your thoughts. An unusually cheerful Mourinho told Sky Sports: 'I'm happy to start! "He was a player this team needs". It turns out that goals are a lot like London buses, and the second pulled up moments later. (more...)
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique: It's tough to spend €222M Barcelona defender Gerard Pique: It's tough to spend €222M
- August 14, 2017

Pique has been mocked for posting "he stays" with a picture of him and Neymar together on Barca's pre-season tour to the United States on July 23. The Spain worldwide previously claimed it was just his guess that Neymar would not leave Barca, but Pique has now altered his version of events. (more...)
Out of lineup Sunday Out of lineup Sunday
- August 14, 2017

Velasquez - the Phillies 25-year-old righthanded starter - will be sticking around Philadelphia this week after being placed on the disabled list Friday after leaving his Thursday start with numbness, swelling and discoloration in his right middle finger. (more...)
Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester
- August 14, 2017

Wenger claimed: " Sanchez will not be available ". "He had a scan two days ago and is out for a while". He will miss Arsenal's opening day fixture against Leicester City with an abdominal injury, with Arsene Wenger's side priced at 8/15 to win the game . (more...)
Jose Mourinho singles out one player for praise after Real Madrid defeat Jose Mourinho singles out one player for praise after Real Madrid defeat
- August 14, 2017

Leicester City's triumph two years ago has shown us that any team with the right personnel, management and good luck against injuries, can challenge for and win the title; however, for this season I believe that the victor will come from a group of seven teams which I will tag as the contenders. (more...)
Nemanja Matic offers Roy Keane qualities to new-look Man United Nemanja Matic offers Roy Keane qualities to new-look Man United
- August 14, 2017

The Portuguese coach is starting his second Premier League season in charge of the Red Devils after Mourinho was appointed as Louis van Gaal's successor last term. In the 1-1 draw in November, United had eight shots on target but only scored once, while six on target this time produced four goals . Mourinho has designs on achieving success in the league, UEFA Champions League and the domestic cups in 2017-18 and he's not shy about expressing his excitement. (more...)
Louis Oosthuizen HILARIOUS reaction after PGA Champs Louis Oosthuizen HILARIOUS reaction after PGA Champs
- August 14, 2017

Fortunately, Oosthuizen took it all in his stride and posted this hilarious video on Twitter. "Two loose shots on 10 and 11 probably cost me one, maybe two shots", Oosthuizen said. I looked down and I could see it was completely bent", he said. "I didn't hit a very good shot". "Just be patient the whole day tomorrow". His 1-under 70 Sunday, capped off by a 53-foot birdie make at the last left him two behind Justin Thomas, in a tie with Francesco Molinari and Patrick Reed at 6 under par. (more...)
Bennett and Lynch stay seated as anthem protest spreads Bennett and Lynch stay seated as anthem protest spreads
- August 14, 2017

Bennett spent time with Kaepernick earlier this summer, volunteering with Know Your Rights Camp , a youth campaign funded by Kaepernick that is dedicated to "raise awareness on higher education, self-empowerment, and instruction to properly interact with law enforcement in various scenarios". (more...)
Eight years after attack, Sri Lanka set to tour Pakistan Eight years after attack, Sri Lanka set to tour Pakistan
- August 14, 2017

Worldwide cricket could be returning to Pakistan next month after Sri Lanka Cricket ( SLC ) said that they would play at least one Twenty20 global in Lahore, but only if "the logistical and operational plans fall in place". "Once Sri Lanka have toured Pakistan, the door will be open for safe passage of other teams to Pakistan". Eight years after it suffered one of the deadliest terror attacks ever on a sports team when their team bus was attacked by terrorists in Lahore on March 3, 2009, ... (more...)
Real Madrid Star Suggested Ronaldo Copy Messi Celebration After Super Cup Strike Real Madrid Star Suggested Ronaldo Copy Messi Celebration After Super Cup Strike
- August 14, 2017

An inspired play from Isco and Ronaldo ended with the Portuguese forward restoring Real's lead with a stunning strike in the 80th minute. The Real ace was first booked for removing his shirt to celebrate the goal which put Real ahead for the second time and only two minutes later received a second booking for diving in the area. (more...)
Diego Costa blasts Antonio Conte, Chelsea: 'I'm not a criminal!' Diego Costa blasts Antonio Conte, Chelsea: 'I'm not a criminal!'
- August 14, 2017

He has done a good job [at Chelsea] and I can see that, but as a person, no. "I am waiting for Chelsea to set me free", the player told the Daily Mail . The 28-year-old Brazil-born Spain striker joined Chelsea from Atletico Madrid in July 2014 and has twice won the Premier League title during his three years at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
PSG not after Sanchez: Wenger PSG not after Sanchez: Wenger
- August 14, 2017

Sanchez in particular has been the subject of intense speculation about his future amid reported interest from the big-spending duo of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. Undermining Wenger's quest for harmony is the uncertainty surrounding several first-team players. I don't know if it is two weeks or one more week, but he will not be available. (more...)
Mourinho says Man Utd still in the market for a winger Mourinho says Man Utd still in the market for a winger
- August 14, 2017

I'll do my best. To remedy that, the Catalan has overseen a £200million turnaround of City's squad, with Ederson, Kyle Walker, Danilo and Benjamin Mendy revolutionising City's ageing back line. It was one of the costliest moves in Europe during a summer transfer window that has seen United midfielder Paul Pogba replaced as the most expensive player in football by Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain for 222 million euros ($262 million). (more...)
Cubs, Diamondbacks try to keep streaking Cardinals at bay Cubs, Diamondbacks try to keep streaking Cardinals at bay
- August 14, 2017

He was tagged for two runs in the first and another run in the second before setting down until Schwarber and Avila greeted him with home runs to open the sixth. METS 6, PHILLIES 2: Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson hit two-run homers and the Phillies ran themselves into trouble after Chris Flexen (2-1) loaded the bases in the fifth inning with no outs. (more...)
Justin Thomas' Birdie Putt & Chip In At PGA Championship Justin Thomas' Birdie Putt & Chip In At PGA Championship
- August 14, 2017

The 24-year-old - whose father is a club professional and whose late grandfather was a long-time professional who qualified for the 1962 US Open - became the eighth first-time major victor since 2015. But the more I play, it's just not allowing that time to heal 100 percent. The table was set for the finish. Having already captured wins at The Masters and The U.S. (more...)
Wenger braced for knife-edge Arsenal season Wenger braced for knife-edge Arsenal season
- August 14, 2017

The Chile global has been heavily linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium this summer with Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain interested though the Gunners are not willing to let him leave without a fight. Everyone knows the drill - when a player who is trying to leave a club then becomes 'ill" or "injured' the rumours will fly . The Egyptian has been played in the back three in preseason by manager Arsene Wenger . (more...)
Alexis Sanchez is a disgrace - Stan Collymore Alexis Sanchez is a disgrace - Stan Collymore
- August 14, 2017

Wenger was also asked about his eventual successor at the Emirates Stadium. The Daily Mirror states the Gunners fear Alexis Sanchez will revive his attempts to leave the North London side this month, following the news that he'll miss tomorrow night's clash with Leicester City with a minor abdominal strain. (more...)
Steelers young defence impresses in Steelers preseason opener Steelers young defence impresses in Steelers preseason opener
- August 14, 2017

Overall it was an average showing for most of the team as they won 20-12 in NY. "Of course, there were some throws you want back and some plays that were good", Dobbs said. Tomlinson plays the same way, but he is behind Bromley in understanding coordinator Steve Spagnuolo's defense. "We made progress. I mean we got three three-and-outs". (more...)
Ahead of 70th Indian Independence Day, Pakistan hoists 'largest' national flag Ahead of 70th Indian Independence Day, Pakistan hoists 'largest' national flag
- August 14, 2017

On the other hand, Pakistan began work on its flag project and made a decision to hoist a 400 feet high flag on its side of the border. An estimated Rs 3.50 crore was on the flag by Punjab government. India, however, chose to beat Pakistan and went ahead and hoisted the Tricolour a day before on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, Gen. Bajwa said, "Some 77 years ago, Pakistan resolution was passed in the same city ( Lahore )". (more...)
Twitter applauds Caster Semenya on third world title Twitter applauds Caster Semenya on third world title
- August 14, 2017

She was asked if she was thinking of an assault on the world record of 1:53.28 set by Czech Jarmila Kratochvilova in 1983 - the longest-standing track world record in the book. "I've no time for nonsense". It's the next thing on the list. "I just love you guys, it feels like home in London", said Semenya. Semenya, 26, is the 2016 Olympic and 2009 world champion and is poised to gain two more golds after Russian doper Mariya Savinova-Farnosova was stripped of her 2012 Olympic and 2011 world ... (more...)