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Sadio Mané helps Liverpool sink Manchester City as Tottenham thrash Roma


Mané stroked home Liverpool's victor from the penalty spot deep into stoppage time to give Jürgen Klopp's men a morale-boosting victory over an under-strength City team at the MetLife Stadium. Guardiola knows all about heavy spending, having already laid out just over £500 million on new players since taking over at the Etihad in the summer of 2016. Read More »

Mourinho: Heavy spending piles pressure on Liverpool


Salah surpassed all expectations with his debut season at Anfield last term, scoring 44 goals in all competitions including a record 32 in the Premier League en route to being named the PFA and FWA player of the season. But we will go for it with all we have. "Because the interest rates are very low", Mourinho said. "It is a big transition from youth football to the first team, and we can see him improving massively each day". Read More »

Shaqiri targeting second Champions League title at Liverpool


He said , as reported by the Telegraph: "They [the Nevilles] were Manchester United players". Maybe they don't like Liverpool! "People who know me, they know who I am. "I have admired Jürgen Klopp for a long time because his teams play fantastic football and he is a fantastic person". "It's totally wrong, I think", Shaqiri said of questions raised about his professionalism during his time at Stoke. Read More »

Blue Jays "Appear Close" To Striking J.A. Happ Swap


But in five June starts he had a 3.16 ERA and held opponents to a.183 average and.581 OPS. Drury, 25, hit.267 and.282 the past two seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks. But it's NY, which means this deal won't get away without some criticism regardless of what happens in the long run. In addition, they can not be sure that even if they advance to the division series that Happ would start - though if it is against Boston, the chances rise. Read More »

Paul Scholes replies when asked if Man United can win the title


The introductions of Sane and Mane brought the match to life in the second half as Liverpool nearly made the breakthrough within three minutes of the restart. He has the talent to do that and we are happy that he scored. We have three more years of contract but the results will dictate what will happen in the future. Read More »

Red Sox game against Orioles postponed because of rain


Although Britton got off to a shaky start after being activated from the DL on June 11, in his last eight appearances (eight innings), he hasn't allowed a single run with just three hits surrendered. "Development comes first", Manager Gary Kendall said. While the Yankees get an arm to bolster the bullpen, the Orioles get more pitching prospects for their farm system. Read More »

Liverpool suffer disappointment in two-year chase of record-breaking Alphonso Davies


The Whitecaps announced that the fixed transfer fee and additional compensation could total more than $22 million (USD), the largest fee received by an MLS club in league history. Because Davies is a homegrown player, the Whitecaps will be able to keep all of the transfer fee, rather than share a sizable portion with MLS . The Bavarians are now touring the United States as part of their appearance in the International Champions Cup with their second match coming against Juventus at the ... Read More »

Kevin Durant and C.J. McCollum Take Their Feud to Twitter


McCollum was one of many people who was not too pleased with DeMarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors for just $5.3 million earlier this month, and he made a decision to air out his frustration with Durant . In a reply to a tweet from a Barstool Sports host, McCollum used the word "soft" to describe Durant's decision to join the Warriors. "So, I would get into a gang fight , lose, plot on my brother for 2 months in our home and then go get the gang we lost to and beat him up?" I ... Read More »

This is what Martial told teammates before exiting pre-season tour


That sparked speculation over his United future amid claims of a falling out with manager Mourinho, who has suggested the former Juve player can lose his focus at the Theatre of Dreams. It is understood all of these locations plus Malaysia and China are potential destinations. The departures of Martial and Valencia is a further blow to Mourinho who has cut a frustrated figure in the United States. Read More »

I'm so proud - Guardiola hails 'incredible' Man City


Liverpool topped Manchester City , 2-1, behind a late Sadio Mane penalty kick in second-half stoppage time, and there was a clear difference in the two sides after each manager made adjustments at halftime. Preseason is a odd period. We're going to see how many we have against Chelsea [in the Community Shield].and in what condition they will be, we will see. Read More »

Leonard passes physical with Raptors, report says


Green suffered the injury December 8 against the Boston Celtics . Popovich will, however, get a first-look at his new shooting guard DeMar DeRozan , with the newest San Antonio Spur expected to report to camp. According to Nick DePaula of ESPN .com, Jordan Brand will let Leonard walk this Fall, after he turned down a four-year, $22 million extension. Leonard spent his first seven seasons in the National Basketball Association with the Spurs, appearing in a total of 407 games and ... Read More »

Aaron Ramsey, Steven N’Zonzi, Alex Iwobi


The new era at Arsenal will well and truly kick off under Emery when Pep Guardiola's men visit, with an air of excitement and anticipation surrounding the club. There's a freakish claim from talkSPORT about the reason Steven N'Zonzi's move to Arsenal has stalled. Arsenal have also signed Bayer Leverusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno and Borussia Dortmund centre-half Sokratis Papastathopoulos . Read More »

India vs England: "Virat Kohli is a liar" says James Anderson


Also former skipper Alec Stewart feels Test matches will be a completely different ball game for the youngster. Of course, it's always nice to have the full playing XI. But both have injury issues and are going to test themselves in domestic games this week. Will the ball swing, at all? They are a good team. The ball is nice, the wicket is favourable. Read More »

Furyk not ready to commit to Tiger in Ryder Cup


Neither his daughter Sam, 11, or son Charlie, 9, saw their dad in his dominant prime so Woods was hoping to give them a glimpse of what he used to do on a weekly basis. The former world number one, chasing his first major in four years, finished in a tie for second on six under, two shots behind victor Francesco Molinari . Read More »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says more records 'impossible'


Manchester City midfielder Leroy Sane will be seeking a big season after missing out on the German squad for the World Cup. "The way they played last season was brilliant". "We are happy. We have 16 players out because our players play for the best global teams in the world". "But we are not going to break any records in the Premier League any more, it is impossible, nearly impossible". Read More »

Voting begins as Pakistan heads to the polls


Whichever party wins, it will face a mounting in-tray: Economic crisis, worsening relations with the United States, and deepening water shortages. "Felicitations for Naya [New] Pakistan to the nation". "Inexcusable & outrageous", tweeted Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the chairperson of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) which was third in the National Assembly with a lead in 43 seats. Read More »

Gomes starts - Strongest 4-3-3 Man United XI v AC Milan

A fixture of two of Europe's most successful teams plays out in the United States leg of the International Champions Cup, s Manchester United and AC Milan face off on Saturday at the famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. If Mourinho gets his way, the club will be making a mistake that could haunt them for years to come. United's general policy is to back the manager regarding his choice of location in the summer. Read More »

Thierry Henry lined up to replace Steve Bruce at Aston Villa


However, a statement from the club on Wednesday evening confirmed that would not be the case, and that Bruce would be the man to lead Villa into the new Championship season. Bruce did not speak to media after the match, but Hammers winger Robert Snodgrass, who played for Bruce at Hull, hailed the decision. "He is a top manager". Read More »

France's Pavard wins World Cup goal of the tournament


The goals were voted on by fans around the world. The Stuttgart right-back struck from outside the area as France levelled the scores at 2-2 in a compelling last-16 clash during this summer's showpiece event in Russian Federation. Leaning back and striking the ball on the half-volley with the outside of his boot, Pavard generated vicious topspin which took it beyond the reach of Argentina goalkeeper Franco Armani. Read More »

Salah, Mane on target as Liverpool beats City

City played against Sarri's Napoli side twice last season in the Champions League group stages, and while they beat the Italians on both occasions, even Pep Guardiola described them as one of the best footballing sides in Europe, something which his German winger Sane clearly agreed with. Read More »

Simon Amor upbeat despite England’s Sevens World Cup final defeat


New Zealand co-captain Scott Curry, who missed the 2013 victory - also against England - when he broke his hand shortly before the tournament in Russian Federation, was ecstatic following their win. South Africa , who have never won the World Cup, outclassed the Scots with another clinical performance. "I was pleased with the concentration levels, the focus that we had to control the game and get what we needed out of it in the second half". Read More »

Fiat Chrysler's Altavilla to Resign as Head of Europe


Marchionne helped navigate FCA through bankruptcy during his 14-year tenure and turn the company's finances back from the brink of collapse. His duties as head of the luxury carmaker Ferrari will be taken over by Louis Carey Camilleri, CEO of tobacco giant Philip Morris, which has enjoyed four decades of sponsorship to the sports vehicle brand. Read More »

Guardiola pens new City contract

Liverpool finished 25 points adrift of City last season but knocked them out of the Champions League at the quarterfinal stage with victories in both legs. "I expect us to improve match by match". "Khaldoon [Al Mubarak], Txiki [Begiristain] and Ferran [Soriano] know it depends on results". "When we chose to extend the contract, first of all I am comfortable, the second one is the club trust what we are doing", he said. Read More »

Serena Williams Claims 'Discrimination' In Tennis Drug Tests

In a Tuesday night tweet , she wrote that "it's been proven I'm the one getting tested the most". " Discrimination? I think so, " the USA tennis star wrote, before adding: " At least I'll be keeping the sport clean ". "I've played over 20 years and have always been extremely honest, and that's one thing I take pride on", she said at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, in March. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas was open to returning to Celtics


Isaiah Thomas and Danny Ainge didn't part ways on the best terms . According to Wojnarowski, Thomas spoke with Ainge for 15 to 20 minutes, when he told Ainge: " If the opportunity is there, I would just like to let you know that I'd love to come back ". Read More »