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Everton ready to support stricken Coleman
- April 08, 2017

He was one of our best players anyway and, to be honest, I wasn't sure he'd make a good captain. "We're going to miss him, I'm not going to try to deflect from that. Wales are four points behind in third place. Having to go win in Belgrade in June was always going to be tough for Wales, but doing so without Bale will be extraordinarily hard. (more...)
India Defeats Australia To Reclaim The Border-Gavaskar Trophy India Defeats Australia To Reclaim The Border-Gavaskar Trophy
- April 08, 2017

With the series tied 1-1, India must win the match if they are to take back the Border-Gavaskar trophy from Australia, who triumphed at home in 2014-15. "Rahane led the team brilliantly", the former captain added. All I was telling myself, take a few hits for the team. Rahul made 51 not out and Rahane added a rapid unbeaten 38 to help India chase down the modest 106-run victory target with more than five sessions to spare, the opener completing his sixth fifty of the series when he scored ... (more...)
Season over for crocked Liverpool star Mane Season over for crocked Liverpool star Mane
- April 08, 2017

The Senegal global forward limped off early in the second half against Everton , and Klopp immediately ruled him out of Wednesday night's 2-2 draw with Bournemouth , admitting the situation was not "very positive". He is recovering but coach Klopp said, "I don't know when he can be part of training again". They have now equalled the number of points, with seven games still to play, that they achieved in the whole of last season (60). (more...)
Masters Day 2 Wrap: McIlroy five back heading into the weekend
- April 08, 2017

And then the wind caught me out on the putt. "You just kind of pass out when you get home". Not when he's shooting 70 on another challenging day at Augusta National. On Thursday, he took another quad with a 9 on the par-5 15th. On the par-five eighth, he chunked a chip shot and then lipped out his par-putt. "And unfortunately bogeyed 4, but I knew that at some point bogeys were going to come. (more...)
Garcia has fast start in 2nd round of Masters
- April 08, 2017

The Harleyford Golf Club member has risen from No.121 to No.15 in the world in the last 12 months following a string of consistent performances and his first European Tour title, the Alfred Dunhill Links title at St Andrews. "It's not a nice feeling to not hit good golf shots when you know what you can do". Not to say the heckling approaches anything you might hear coming from the bleachers at Yankee Stadium, but no one will be thrown off the grounds if they direct a hearty catcall at anyone ... (more...)
Wise up, Mourinho tells Man Utd outcast Shaw Wise up, Mourinho tells Man Utd outcast Shaw
- April 08, 2017

Mourinho was publicly critical of left back Luke Shaw - not for the first time this season - openly scrutinising the player's understanding of the game. "I would sign immediately for 20 matches unbeaten next season because in the modern Premier League it's very hard to do it", said Mourinho . "They've supported me all the way through". (more...)
I am staying at Chelsea, insists 'happy' Conte I am staying at Chelsea, insists 'happy' Conte
- April 08, 2017

Conte made the declaration about the state of the Nigerian during his pre match conference, and confirmed him fit to face AFC Bournemouth this weekend. "I think the task of a manager is this, to improve your players". Conte may opt to use Willian or Cesar Azpilicueta in Moses' role, as he has done in the last week. (more...)
Kane back to boost Tottenham title hopes Kane back to boost Tottenham title hopes
- April 08, 2017

They coped admirably in his absence but Pochettino called the England global "a special player, he tries to push himself a lot". If they go well, clubs will be able to wave him goodbye, but if they don't, we might have a three-way battle between Tottenham, Everton and Borussia Dortmund for the 18-year-old. (more...)
Johnson hits late 3-pointer, Pistons beat Rockets 114-109 Johnson hits late 3-pointer, Pistons beat Rockets 114-109
- April 08, 2017

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are upset by the Detroit Pistons and their eager reserves. Stan Van Gundy chose to give playing time to Henry Ellenson and Boban Marjanovic over the season's last four games because, he said, "we hope (they) can be real contributors next year". (more...)
Theron not a bad kissing partner: Vin Diesel
- April 08, 2017

Fans were quick to guess that Dwayne was hinting at Vin in his Instagram post. So was there an actual fight brewing between Diesel and Johnson or was something else going on? Still, there are other theories floating out there as to why this feud might have occurred. (more...)
Premier League clubs splurge 174 million pounds on agents' fees Premier League clubs splurge 174 million pounds on agents' fees
- April 08, 2017

We congratulate Chelsea for the victory". However, inconsistencies and uncertainties about players' futures have disrupted City's campaign and leaving them fighting just to finish in the top four and the FA Cup as the only prospect of silverware this season. (more...)
Alex Ovechkin says he'll play in the Olympics despite NHL's stance
- April 08, 2017

The NHL has announced that NHL players won't go to the winter games next year because the majority of clubs don't want to disrupt the 2017-18 season. Some players don't believe it's even the final answer. He tweeted it was "disappointing for all the players that can't be part of the most special adventure in sports". "It's a relationship-strain issue, and the possibility that this causes a lack of trust from the players". (more...)
Simeone leans on Griezmann for more derby glory Simeone leans on Griezmann for more derby glory
- April 08, 2017

With Barcelona breathing down their necks in the La Liga title race, leaders Real Madrid know nothing less than a win will suffice when derby rivals Atletico Madrid come visiting at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday . "I am sure that if we win it will give us even more confidence and help us for what lies ahead". "We expect 90 minutes when we are going to have to suffer In the little details, we're going to try and get under their skin a little bit". (more...)
Adam Lallana set to be announced England captain
- April 08, 2017

For anybody doubting Gareth Southgate's decision to drop Wayne Rooney from the England squad, that doubt has now been removed after Wednesday's game against Germany . First of all, my readers may point out that I have always been an advocate of teams having a variety of strategies, and have written many times that a team should be able to switch between tactics without losing efficiency. (more...)
Johnson tipped to don Masters green jacket
- April 08, 2017

The sentimental favorite, that might be Jason Day . Having said that, this year already feels a bit different, because - in what has turned into the norm - Tiger Woods will not be not playing in this year's tournament. "It's great; I wouldn't have asked to play with anyone else". After top-10 finishes in the last three years, however, he believes he now has the experience to deal with any conditions at Augusta. (more...)
Diego Costa to face no action after incident with Vincent Kompany Diego Costa to face no action after incident with Vincent Kompany
- April 08, 2017

They have a lot of qualities", Conte told BT Sport . The Belgium forward has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois, Hazard's global team-mate, is anxious to see the 26-year-old remain at Stamford Bridge and fire the west London club towards its next target. (more...)
Russell Westbrook Eyeing Another Record
- April 08, 2017

Westbrook recorded his triple- double with 9min 17sec left in the third quarter when he handed out his 10th assist on a basket by Taj Gibson. It was an historic, unforgettable game in Chesapeake Energy Arena. Gasol led the Grizzlies with 14 points in the first half. Russ has his second streak of seven-straight triple-doubles this season, and underneath those remarkable stretches are a pair of 50-point efforts, making him and James Harden the only players in league history to have a ... (more...)
Arsenal's Theo Walcott needs to calm down!
- April 08, 2017

Arsene Wenger believes Mesut Ozil has mentally recovered from Arsenal's damaging Champions League defeat against Bayern Munich as the Gunners recorded their first league win since February 11. We need to find the spots where is really risky, maybe sometimes play a long ball that Alexis can run on to, rather than giving him a pass to feet, where he has to turn and face three or four of the opposition. (more...)
Vettel sets scorching pace in final Chinese GP practice
- April 08, 2017

Hamilton and Vettel both lowered their times by a little over 0.2secs on their final runs and the Mercedes man kept the advantage. Vettel's lap was two seconds faster than the time Rosberg set on his way to pole position a year ago at the circuit, where Mercedes have won four of the last five races. (more...)
N'Golo Kante on why Arsenal failed to sign him N'Golo Kante on why Arsenal failed to sign him
- April 08, 2017

Nevertheless, the midfielder said he felt more needed at Stamford Bridge as well as other teams. Kante, 26, has been strongly tipped to be this season's victor of the accolade having put in a series of outstanding performances for Premier League leaders Chelsea . (more...)