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Fernandinho closing in on new Manchester City contract
- September 21, 2017

Read this quote, and then ask yourself, "doesn't this sound like something Mourinho would say?" You can see that he knows that he can win the Premier League again. I know how lucky I am to play for Manchester United . The French midfielder limped off in the first half of Manchester United's Champions League opener against Basel last week after suffering a hamstring strain. (more...)
India vs Australia 2nd ODI India vs Australia 2nd ODI
- September 21, 2017

In that, Glenn Maxwell scored (39) high than others in their team by having four sixes and three fours in 18 balls. So far, the Indian openers have managed to put on 19 runs for the loss of no wicket in five overs. The Kangaroos who have already arrived for a pre-match practice session at the stadium, were visibly delighted with the nature of the pitch. Richardson, a bustling right-armer from South Australia , will play his first global match in almost 18 months. (more...)
Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host 2019 Champions League final Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host 2019 Champions League final
- September 21, 2017

And now the stadium has been given the ultimate compliment. The decision was taken by UEFA's executive committee on Wednesday with the Metropolitano getting the nod over Baku's Olympic Stadium which will instead stage the Europa League final. (more...)
Arsenal to offer Cavani transfer lifeline from PSG? Arsenal to offer Cavani transfer lifeline from PSG?
- September 21, 2017

PSG have become embroiled in an unwanted drama after two incidents in their win over Lyon, which started when Alves snatched the ball off Cavani so Neymar could take a free-kick. "[Cavani] deserves respect. He has been scoring goals for years and taking penalties, there has to be respect". He slammed Neymar for his behaviour and also had a pop at veteran Brazilian Alves, who played a part in stealing the ball away from Cavani. (more...)
Fans asked to stop penis chant for Man United star Fans asked to stop penis chant for Man United star
- September 21, 2017

Rooney played 82 minutes before being substituted to loud applause, although the match ended in disappointing fashion for England's record goalscorer, as United triumphed 4-0. The 24-year-old Keane was impressive during his first full season in the Premiership last season with Burnley and earned himself interest from his boyhood club United as well as the Toffees. (more...)
Carabao Cup Fourth Round Draw
- September 21, 2017

Jose Mourinho's United, who beat Southampton in the Wembley final in February, moved into the last 16 with a comfortable 4-1 win over Championship side Burton Albion and meet 2013 League Cup winners Swansea . Past statistics fade into irrelevance when you watch this City team attack, and it will be all West Brom can do to keep the score line from getting embarrassing. (more...)
Orgeron: Guice to Miss Syracuse Game Orgeron: Guice to Miss Syracuse Game
- September 21, 2017

It's a growing concern after Oregeron previously stated Monday the ailment was "minor" and he expected the rusher to be "fine", per Ross Dellenger and Mike Gegenheimer of The Advocate . If Guice is unavailable, Darrel Williams has seen the most action thus far of LSU's other running backs, gaining 159 yards. With Fournette in the National Football League and playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars this season, the Tigers' backfield depth isn't as impressive as it typically is. (more...)
Anti-doping leaders want Russian Federation excluded from Winter Games Anti-doping leaders want Russian Federation excluded from Winter Games
- September 21, 2017

WADA director general Olivier Niggli told AP that because part of the Russian doping scheme involved getting rid of positive samples, proving some of the cases would be hard. "We listen attentively to what International Olympic Committee and the World Anti-Doping Agency are saying". IOC Member and Chair of the Disciplinary Commission Denis Oswald updated the IOC membership on two topics. (more...)
Man Utd FC should not worry about losing David De Gea Man Utd FC should not worry about losing David De Gea
- September 21, 2017

But I think because of the money they have spent they are the favourites. The 26-year-old made two fantastic reflex saves on Rooney to keep Everton out, denying them from leveling the match at one apiece. Former Manchester United star Gary Neville has said that David de Gea is the club's only world-class player. "If he is not a legend already, he is not too far away from being one of the legends of the club". (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: Jack Wilshere's getting there Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: Jack Wilshere's getting there
- September 21, 2017

Prior to last night's 1-0 victory against Doncaster Rovers , Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger gave a former rival a warm welcome and the duo reportedly had a friendly exchange. 'It looks just like a kick, not more than that'. A first-half Theo Walcott goal was ultimately all that separated the two teams and, with Arsenal actually pinned back for significant sections of the second-half, Doncaster had several clear chances to force the game into extra time . (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sums up Liverpool's night with one horribly wayward pass Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sums up Liverpool's night with one horribly wayward pass
- September 21, 2017

Despite it being a debut to forget for the midfielder in a Liverpool shirt, former striker Heskey feels that Oxlade-Chamberlain will end up being a great signing for the Merseyside outfit. And asked where Liverpool fans can expect Oxlade-Chamberlain to play under Jurgen Klopp , Heskey told Sky Sports: 'I think in this Liverpool side they interchange a lot so it doesn't matter where he starts games really. (more...)
Manchester United v Burton Albion Manchester United v Burton Albion
- September 21, 2017

José Mourinho had no sooner watched Manchester United swat aside Burton Albion before he suggested he would not be averse to the League Cup being scrapped. Majority will never have dreamt that Burton Albion would ever score at Old Trafford . There was also a first appearance of the season for Luke Shaw , who came on for Juan Mata at half-time and lined up at left wing-back. (more...)
Sri Lanka grab automatic 2019 World Cup berth at Windies' expense Sri Lanka grab automatic 2019 World Cup berth at Windies' expense
- September 21, 2017

He had suffered a torn hamstring during Sri Lanka's tour of South Africa in January, and did not play global cricket again until June . Meanwhile, Sri Lanka's former skipper Angelo Mathews was ruled out of the first Test against Pakistan next week due to injury, the cricket board said on Wednesday. (more...)
Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick
- September 21, 2017

The Texans are 1-7 ATS in their last eight games against the Patriots. The quarterback also passed Peyton Manning for most times being named a player of the week after winning AFC's Offensive Player of the Week for the 28th time. So, just good people. They would be wise to turn this into a track meet, knowing the Texans will not be able to keep up on the scoreboard with Watson under center. (more...)
Lucky you: Pulis glad to have kept Evans Lucky you: Pulis glad to have kept Evans
- September 21, 2017

Nacer Chadli (thigh) and Oliver Burke (hamstring) are doubts having missed Saturday's game, but Gareth McAuley may return from a thigh injury. Livermore will return to training on Thursday after his manager stated he was mentally exhausted following a reduced break. (more...)
Jürgen Klopp backs Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to go to the next level
- September 21, 2017

Liverpool travel to the King Power Stadium on Tuesday to face Leicester City in the Carabao Cup (League Cup) third round tie as they attempt to put Premier League struggles behind them. Of course, it's a little bit odd that we play Leicester again on the weekend. The semi-final against Southampton a year ago was for us the wrong possible moment, that's true, but we couldn't change that. (more...)
Marco Estrada, Jays agree to one-year, $13M deal Marco Estrada, Jays agree to one-year, $13M deal
- September 21, 2017

It was the 5,694th home run of 2017, breaking the season record set in 2000 at the height of the Steroids Era. "Unfortunately that didn't work out and I guess the best-case scenario after that is what happened". He has missed 48 games overall. Generally, the Blue Jays have ranked among the top teams each season in the home run department. "Fans love it. When you're hitting them, we love it". (more...)
3 things we learned as Giants lost to Lions 3 things we learned as Giants lost to Lions
- September 21, 2017

A punt returned for a touchdown pretty much guarantees an "A" grade for special teams, how could it not? The head coach was discussing a delay of game penalty by the offense deep in the redzone, before going on a brief rant about "sloppy quarterback play" from his veteran under center. (more...)
Sam Bradford (knee) day to day, limited in practice Sam Bradford (knee) day to day, limited in practice
- September 21, 2017

Bradford said he's done a lot of work to get swelling out/controlled, NFL Network's Tom Peliserro reported. Bradford underwent an MRI after a fascinating performance in Week 1, but tests were hard to read because the quarterback - following two ACL tears - has so much scar tissue from those injuries, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. (more...)
MS Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award MS Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award
- September 21, 2017

With two world cups, almost 10,000 runs and 90 test matches later India's most successful captain Mahindra Singh Dhoni has been nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award (third-highest civilian). "He is one of our greatest ODI cricketers with almost 10,000 runs". Dhoni received the ICC Player of the Year Award in 2008 and 2009, becoming the first player ever to win the award for two successive years. (more...)