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Mourinho refuses to take credit for United's super subs
- August 27, 2017

United's disappointing 6th place finish last season owed much to their frequent inability to convert draws into victories, particularly in home games against so-called weaker opposition. But while that sounds like much for fans to cheer about, Mourinho complained that they only made themselves heard when Rashford made the breakthrough midway through the second half. (more...)
Mkhitaryan expecting Man Utd home comforts as 'luck' improves Mkhitaryan expecting Man Utd home comforts as 'luck' improves
- August 27, 2017

United's pressure won a penalty early in the second half after Danny Simpson handled Anthony Martial's cross in the 53rd minute. The opening minutes saw United lay siege to the Leicester goal but it was the Foxes who reached the quarter-of-an-hour mark having enjoyed the better of possession. (more...)
Packers Suffer First Loss of the Preseason Packers Suffer First Loss of the Preseason
- August 27, 2017

Charles played only eight games the previous two seasons because of knee injuries. There were 20 accepted penalties in the game , at least a dozen more were declined and on one kickoff return, the Packers had holding flags thrown against Josh Jones , Geronimo Allison and Justin McCray. (more...)
Maria Sharapova opts for Riccardo Tisci dress for US Open comeback Maria Sharapova opts for Riccardo Tisci dress for US Open comeback
- August 27, 2017

Sharapova made her return in April at Stuttgart, reaching the semi-finals as a wildcard, but such invitations sparked criticism from some WTA rivals, saying she should have to work her way back without such benefits, and some suggesting a life ban. (more...)
Eagles Acquire CB Dexter McDougle From Jets For S Terrence Brooks Eagles Acquire CB Dexter McDougle From Jets For S Terrence Brooks
- August 27, 2017

The move comes as a surprise as McDougle has had an excellent camp. Ronald Martin and Robenson Therezie were the only other healthy safeties. McDougle, 26, was a third-round pick in the 2014 draft out of Maryland. The Eagles have utilized the trade route to solidify the cornerback and special teams depth once again. McDougle was drafted by the Jets in the 3rd round of the 2014 National Football League draft. (more...)
Barcelona In Touch With Willian Barcelona In Touch With Willian
- August 27, 2017

Barcelona are seeking at least €8.5 million from Neymar for breach of contract, the club said on Tuesday as the bitter fallout rumbles on from his world record €222 million move to Paris Saint-Germain. The Liverpool and Dortmund stars were Barca's first-choice targets, but deals have been virtually impossible to secure as both clubs insisted their prized assets were not for sale. (more...)
Newcastle boss Benitez: After Ashley meeting I was expecting better Newcastle boss Benitez: After Ashley meeting I was expecting better
- August 27, 2017

Asked if he would be given £15-16m for a player, he said: "I don't think so". "Hopefully we can do this". We wanted to win because we had lost the first two games. And the Croatian accepted West Ham deserved nothing from their trip to St James' Park after a poor performance littered with defensive errors. Matt Ritchie and Chrisian Atsu came up big on Saturday to help the Magpies register their first win of the season to send them into the global break with some momentum and something good to ... (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets date for his return at Manchester United Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets date for his return at Manchester United
- August 27, 2017

Zlatan took the Premier League by storm in his first season at Old Trafford, scoring 28 goals in 46 games throughout, including 17 in the league. But Mourinho was impressed enough by Ibrahimovic's first nine months with United that he made it clear he was open to the forward returning if his recovery went well. (more...)
Nathan Cleverly retires after losing WBA light-heavyweight title Nathan Cleverly retires after losing WBA light-heavyweight title
- August 27, 2017

Jack had recorded majority draws in each of his past two fights against James DeGale of England and Canada's Lucian Bute. With Cleverly attempting to maintain a tireless work-rate, Jack began to adopt a more counter-attacking strategy and it reaped rewards, as he landed several short uppercuts. (more...)
West Brom 1 Stoke City 1: Crouch rescues point after Hegazi howler
- August 27, 2017

Stoke screamed for a penalty early on when Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting darted between Brunt and Morrison in the Albion box and hit the ground. Tony Pulis has told West Brom supporters Darren Fletcher deserves a good reception when Stoke visit on Super Sunday . (more...)
Loris Karius Plays - Liverpool Team vs Arsenal Confirmed Loris Karius Plays - Liverpool Team vs Arsenal Confirmed
- August 27, 2017

It's a massively important game for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp has taken a major decision as he looks to ensure his side keep pace with the early leaders. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the rumours that continue to surround Philippe Coutinho, a few references to Mignolet being Barcelona's latest target cropped up. (more...)
Peter Bosz Says Borussia Dortmund Are Braced For Real Madrid Challenge Peter Bosz Says Borussia Dortmund Are Braced For Real Madrid Challenge
- August 27, 2017

The Slovenian giants are making just their third appearance in the Champions League after finishing top of the pile in their domestic division last term, the club's only previous spells in this tournament were in 1999 and most recently 2014. (more...)
Cork and Clarets up for Wembley Cork and Clarets up for Wembley
- August 27, 2017

He won't be in the home dressing room on Sunday, as Burnley take on Spurs in their temporary home, but the thrill of playing at the national stadium doesn't fade with time. Mauricio Pochettino has spoken of his excitement at seeing Sanchez develop at Spurs, saying : "I like his personality and how he is aggressive, he is fast, he will fit for us very well". (more...)
OR has fantastic new uniforms designed by three kids fighting cancer OR has fantastic new uniforms designed by three kids fighting cancer
- August 27, 2017

The matchup will no doubt test their readiness to return to prominence, but it will also show how intact their humanity is, as they will don uniforms designed by juvenile cancer survivors . "They were able to bring it into the camo and make their own design to put onto the cleats". Malinoski, who has been fighting a brain tumor, teamed with OR offensive lineman Tyrell Crosby . (more...)
Fine run continues for Manchester United with late goals to beat Leicester
- August 27, 2017

Leicester, who also lost away to Arsenal in a tough start to their season, have three points from as many matches, while United are top of the table with a maximum nine. "If I have to choose a word to describe my team, I would have to say, 'Solid, '" Mourinho said. Shinji Okazaki put United keeper David De Gea to work with a rare chance before Pogba tried his luck yet again, this time firing high. (more...)
Arsenal, Everton face tough Europa League group Arsenal, Everton face tough Europa League group
- August 27, 2017

If an abracadabra goal from the manager's latest recruit, Gylfi Sigurdsson , 13 seconds into the second half was the best moment, Jordan Pickford's penalty save on 65 minutes further deflated Hajduk Split . Past year the Europa League trophy was raised by England's Manchester United that beat FC Ajax Amsterdam 2-0 in the final. - Everton have now progressed from each of their last two Europa League qualifying phases (also in 2009/10 under David Moyes). (more...)
Texans at Saints Point Spread: NFL Preseason Odds, Prediction Texans at Saints Point Spread: NFL Preseason Odds, Prediction
- August 27, 2017

Watson didn't have to say anything about this trip to New Orleans; it was evident it has not been as easy on Watson's ego as a couple previous ones. The Saints like to move guys around and see how they perform alongside different players, so maybe it doesn't mean anything that rookie Marcus Williams started at safety instead of Vonn Bell. (more...)
5 takeaways from Colts victory over Steelers 5 takeaways from Colts victory over Steelers
- August 27, 2017

They allowed a 55-yard pass play to Donte Moncrief on the Colts' first play from scrimmage and watched veteran running back Frank Gore cap the drive with a 1-yard touchdown run. Simon was signed to a three-year, $14-million contract as a free agent in the offseason after spending his first four seasons with the Houston Texans. (more...)
Henderson shoots 63 in home LPGA event Henderson shoots 63 in home LPGA event
- August 27, 2017

Broch Larsen, 24, has recorded two career victories, one each on the European and Symetra Tours. Two shots off the lead are Mirim Lee of South Korea, who had a 5-under 66, and Cristie Kerr, who shot a 5-under 68 Saturday. Then, however, the 34-year-old Californian went about her own business. Martin's four-under-par 67 included a stretch of four birdies in six holes on her back nine. (more...)
Browns rally past Buccaneers in Tampa Browns rally past Buccaneers in Tampa
- August 27, 2017

Quarterback Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gets pressure from linebacker Demario Davis #56 of the Cleveland Browns and defensive back Ibraheim Campbell #24 as he throws a pass during the second quarter of an National Football League game on August 26, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa , Florida. (more...)