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Man United rout Swansea with flurry of late goals Man United rout Swansea with flurry of late goals
- August 19, 2017

Tammy Abraham should then have tested United goalkeeper David de Gea, but he headed wide from a decent cross by Olsson. He missed his best chance of the half, however, poking straight at Lukasz Fabianski in the 36th minute when through on goal. (more...)
Burnley set to break transfer record for Wood Burnley set to break transfer record for Wood
- August 19, 2017

Leeds rejected two bids in excess of £10 million from the Premier League side last week and have remained defiant that the 30-goal hitman will remain at Elland Road after the summer transfer window closes. Leeds had tried to stave off the interest by offering Wood a new three-year contract, which would extend his deal by a year to 2019 and up his wages, which are believed to be around £15,000 a week. (more...)
Bernard Foley focused on lifting the gloom over Australian rugby Bernard Foley focused on lifting the gloom over Australian rugby
- August 19, 2017

Ioane slipped through the grasp of Israel Folau on the left edge to score the All Blacks' second, another one the Wallabies were left to rue, and just two minutes later he was rubbing salt in the wound, with Crotty collecting an intercept and putting the winger over again. (more...)
Khawaja, Agar to make Test comebacks for Bangladesh series, hints Smith Khawaja, Agar to make Test comebacks for Bangladesh series, hints Smith
- August 19, 2017

It´s definitely going to be a big challenge for us", he said. "Now it is an opportunity for us to change [our record in the subcontinent]". "I expect they will come out with some similar wickets that will help spin and hopefully we can learn from what we did in India". (more...)
Man City teenage sensation closing in on loan move to Celtic Man City teenage sensation closing in on loan move to Celtic
- August 19, 2017

Roberts played 47 times for Celtic under Brendan Rodgers last season, scoring 11 times as the club went through the domestic season without defeat, lifting all three major trophies. A sizeable loan fee in addition to a significant portion of Roberts' salary is part of the deal and Celtic fans will be delighted to see the player back at the club this term. (more...)
Panthers to take on Tennessee Titans in second preseason game Panthers to take on Tennessee Titans in second preseason game
- August 19, 2017

They will wrap up their trip to Nashville at 3 p.m. on Saturday against the Tennessee Titans . According to NFL.com, the Panthers are playing it safe with the former NFL MVP and will hold him out of Saturday's game against the Tennessee Titans . (more...)
Nemanja Matic hails Manchester United supporters Nemanja Matic hails Manchester United supporters
- August 19, 2017

Swansea travelled to Old Trafford in the latter stages of last season claiming a 1-1 draw. Now everyone is asking about the football. 'I am always confident. "We're obviously back in the Champions League this season so there's many more trophies we can win". "It was great [to play at Old Trafford], when you wear that [United] shirt you feel some kind of pressure because this is a big club, but that's why we are here". (more...)
Antonio Conte gives Chelsea go-ahead to move for £25m midfielder Antonio Candreva Antonio Conte gives Chelsea go-ahead to move for £25m midfielder Antonio Candreva
- August 19, 2017

Antonio Conte has given Chelsea the go-ahead to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan , according to reports. On Thursday, Conte laughed off questions about the row during a press conference in London and said Costa was "in the past". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo given five-match ban for pushing referee Cristiano Ronaldo given five-match ban for pushing referee
- August 19, 2017

The Competition committee announced on its website that it had upheld its one match ban for the red card Ronaldo was shown, and the other sanction for four more matches for pushing the referee . Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has hailed the "spectacular" performance of his players after Wednesday night's Super Cup victory over Barcelona . (more...)
Manchester United manager José Mourinho's dig at Chelsea Manchester United manager José Mourinho's dig at Chelsea
- August 19, 2017

The price tag stands out due to the player's age and you could say that they have overpaid for a 29-year-old, whose best days maybe are behind him. Chelsea legend Frank Lampard believes that his former side will find it hard to retain their Premier League title this season as they will be competing in the Champions League as well. (more...)
Arsenal Looking to Finally Secure €173000-a-week Star Signing Arsenal Looking to Finally Secure €173000-a-week Star Signing
- August 19, 2017

Having watched Real Madrid finish last season with a league and European Cup double, their plans to close the gap on their El Clasico rivals were dealt a major blow by Paris Saint-Germain. Since joining the Ligue 1 giants from Wolfsburg in January, the man from Gladbeck has scored four goals from 17 Ligue 1 appearances. But the Daily Star says Arsenal could also be keen on a player they have been linked to in the past. (more...)
Ronaldo and Messi lead the shortlist for Federation Internationale de Football Association men's best player award Ronaldo and Messi lead the shortlist for Federation Internationale de Football Association men's best player award
- August 19, 2017

Two terrorists, driving a van, entered the bustling Las Ramblas district, which is lined with stalls and shops in the center of Barcelona , jumped the sidewalk and barreled into the central pedestrian zone. In an additional statement, the Catalan club said: " FC Barcelona expresses its solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack which has struck at the heart of our city, la Rambla de Barcelona ". (more...)
Africa's richest man wants to buy Arsenal and sack Wenger Africa's richest man wants to buy Arsenal and sack Wenger
- August 19, 2017

The 60-year-old Dangote, with a net worth of €9.5 billion, has fancied the team since he became a supporter in the mid-1980s. Dangote Group would consider investment in Asia and Mexico, but would focus mainly on the U.S. Dangote, however, believes that he could tempt Kroenke and Usmanov into selling up the club which is valued at £2bn. He told Bloomberg: "If they get the right offer, I'm sure they would walk away". (more...)
Dodgers acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets Dodgers acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets
- August 19, 2017

In 1,760 career games, Granderson tallied 1,641 hits, 312 homers, and 853 RBIs. The 36-year-old Granderson is hitting.228 with 19 home runs and 52 RBIs this year. "This changes some things up a little bit for me, but, excited, still going to come out ready to play". Bleacher Report notes that Granderson is in the final year of his contract , so while this figures to be a rental, the Dodgers have the luxury of being able to just pony up whatever if they decide they want to keep him ... (more...)
Rory McIlroy ready to defend his FedEx Cup title Rory McIlroy ready to defend his FedEx Cup title
- August 19, 2017

This year's playoffs begin with the Northern Trust event in NY from Aug 24-27 before the Dell Technologies Championship takes place a week later in Boston. The last time we heard from the reigning FedEx Cup champion, after he finished tied for 22nd at the PGA Championship , McIlroy said his injured rib and back might force him to cut short his 2017 season without hitting a shot in any of the PGA Tour's season-ending series of playoff events. (more...)
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola saddened by Barcelona terror attack Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola saddened by Barcelona terror attack
- August 19, 2017

Guardiola has already made significant additions to his squad, spending over £200 million on full-backs Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker and Danilo, goalkeeper Ederson and attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva. Pep Guardiola says he has not yet seen in an improvement from his forwards after criticising their lack of ruthlessness last season . Lukaku has since joined City's local rivals Manchester United, but Guardiola believes Everton are still a tough prospect without the Belgium global. (more...)
Seahawks lose starting left tackle George Fant to knee injury Seahawks lose starting left tackle George Fant to knee injury
- August 19, 2017

Fant's right leg was placed in an air cast, and he was carted off. Fant was rolled into by teammate Justin Britt on a pass play and immediately fell to the turf in pain. Bennett was alone sitting on the Seahawks bench during the "The Star-Spangled Banner". Defensive back Jeremy Lane also stood next to Bennett. Kicker Blair Walsh is most famous for one thing - shanking a 27-yard field goal attempt that cost the Minnesota Vikings a playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks . (more...)
Moreland delivers to help Red Sox beat Yankees 9 Moreland delivers to help Red Sox beat Yankees 9
- August 19, 2017

NY is 10-2 in Sabathia's last 12 division starts and 4-1 in their last 5 games overall while the under is 4-0 in Sabathia's last 4 road starts. Regardless, after Moreland banged a pinch single up the middle to drive in the tying and go-ahead runs, and the Red Sox tacked on two runs in the eighth against embattled Aroldis Chapman , and Addison Reed and Craig Kimbrel combined to record the final eight outs (six by strikeout), well, you could nearly hear the air come out the Yankees' ... (more...)
Eden Hazard could make early Chelsea return against rivals Tottenham Eden Hazard could make early Chelsea return against rivals Tottenham
- August 19, 2017

Alvaro Morata enjoyed an impressive debut despite Chelsea's wretched performance in last week's defeat to Sean Dyche's side, emerging from the bench in the second half to pull a goal back for his side before providing an assist for David Luiz. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios Knocks Rafael Nadal Out Of Cincinnati Masters Nick Kyrgios Knocks Rafael Nadal Out Of Cincinnati Masters
- August 19, 2017

He had some mistakes and I was able to be back in the match. Kyrgios has positioned himself perfectly for a US Open charge after beating Nadal 6-2 7-5 at the Cincinnati Open a week before the last grand slam of the year. But the 22-year-old broke again to lead 6-5 and this time end matters with his 10th ace after 80 minutes, improving to 2-2 all-time against the 31-year-old Spaniard. (more...)

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