Tottenham apply to play Carabao Cup tie against Watford at Stadium MK

02 Sep, 2018

The last time the two teams met in this competition was in the semi-final of the 2014/15 edition. Lampard, the former Chelsea and Manchester City player, will get a tough test at Old Trafford in his first season as manager with the Championship side.


Jose Mourinho: What's wrong at Manchester United?

02 Sep, 2018

Pep Guardiola has backed Jose Mourinho to turn things around at Manchester United . Manchester United's remain fully supportive of manager Jose Mourinho . "There is no doubt about his (Mourinho's) quality - I have never doubted that in the past, I won't now". We dropped two points or we won one point at Wolves.


Watch a young Serena WIlliams pretending to play at the US Open

02 Sep, 2018

Then came a cleverly timed Nike ad, showing a moving home video of Williams practising her serve with her father and former coach, Richard Williams, when she was nine years old. However, Williams has been applauded for her classy reaction to the outfit ban . But Williams broke her in the seventh game of the opening set to gain the upper hand and from there the American superstar rolled on.


Spurs’ Son Heung-Min Avoids Military Service As South Korea Prevail

01 Sep, 2018

After the first 90 minutes ended 0-0, South Korea opened the scoring three minutes into extra time. The Tottenham attacker takes on Japan in the final of the tournament in Jakarta . Heung-Min Son's reaction to winning the Asian Games has genuinely just given me goosebumps. South Korean law requires all able-bodied men to complete nearly two years of service in the nation's army, navy or air force.


Packers: Aaron Rodgers agrees huge contract extension, per report

01 Sep, 2018

Rodgers has spent his entire career at the Packers since being drafted in 2005, and helped the team clinch the Super Bowl in 2011. Jimmy Garoppolo signed a five-year, $137.5 million deal with San Francisco, which narrowly beat out Matthew Stafford's five-year, $135 million extension signed last year for the richest National Football League contract ever.


Bears exploring potential trade for Khalil Mack

01 Sep, 2018

Why are the Raiders trading Mack? "Reggie McKenzie has had multiple offers to him - a first-round pick and another high pick", Pelissero explained. It's also been reported that he's girding himself to miss regular-season games this year . The teams are still working through the details of the trade.


Maurizio Sarri reveals why Ruben Loftus-Cheek is struggling for playing time

01 Sep, 2018

I know him very well. He will be important for sure, starting in September when we will play every three days. Maurizio Sarri believes Marcos Alonso is a "very good player" but can still work on his defensive attributes. Maurizio Sarri is unlikely to change the winning formula as Chelsea host an undefeated Bournemouth side at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. "Actually, he is working in water".


Get behind Mourinho, urges Manchester United legend Giggs

01 Sep, 2018

Speaking to the media on Friday ahead of United's clash with Burnley on Sunday (Watch live, 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com), Mourinho was in defiant mood. "I tell you what I think, I tell what I feel". You [the media] don't normally want to admit it, you do what you want, I do what I want. "People forget that.


Modric named Best Player; Real Madrid sweeps UEFA awards

01 Sep, 2018

Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes , has said it is "ridiculous" that his client did not win the award. Jurgen Klopp's side suffered heartbreak in the final past year as they lost to Real Madrid . Ronaldo's Juventus will play the Portuguese's former club Manchester United , as well as Valencia and Young Boys. "It's an incredible moment for me and I feel excited and proud of this great award", the midfielder told the crowd after being branded UEFA's best player for 2018.


Cleveland adds third baseman Josh Donaldson

01 Sep, 2018

Donaldson came to Toronto in November, 2014, in a trade by then general manager Alex Anthopoulos, that is regarded as being lopsided in the Blue Jays' favour. The third baseman only played in his first rehab game on Tuesday night in Dunedin, Fla., for Toronto's Class-A affiliate. Outfielder George Bell won in 1987.


Unai Emery answers journalist's phone during Arsenal press conference

01 Sep, 2018

After Arsenal , Cardiff face Chelsea and Manchester City in their next two games and Warnock, who has worked miracles to get them promoted, is determined to enjoy the ride. "Our demands are very high, very great, but I want to ask every player every day to give us more", Emery said. "This is my message for the team, for the squad and for every player".


Liverpool quartet called up by England

01 Sep, 2018

He is the beneficiary of Gary Cahill's decision to retire and Southgate will have welcomed the chance to bring back the 21-year-old, who looked so comfortable in an England shirt before sustaining an ankle injury against the Netherlands in March that eventually kept him out of the World Cup.


Ronaldo ‘Furious’ At Losing UEFA Player Of Year To Modric

31 Aug, 2018

The draw, which begins at 5pm BST, will determine the make-up of the eight Champions League groups. For what it is worth, Cristiano did win Uefa's award for the Best Forward of the season . The final Spanish club in the draw, Europa League winners Atletico Madrid , face an awkward, but not necessarily demanding set of games against Borussia Dortmund, Monaco and Brugge.


US Open explains umpire's actions in Kyrgios-Herbert match

31 Aug, 2018

Nick Kyrgios has put a fan in his place at the US Open after being heckled during his second round win against Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert. His comments included, "I want to help you"; "I've seen your matches, you're great for tennis"; and "I know this is not you".


Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald speaks at service for Senator John McCain

31 Aug, 2018

Family members watched in silence as uniformed military members removed the flag-draped casket from a black hearse and carried it into the church. McCain died last Saturday of brain cancer at 81 . Later that day, he signed a proclamation to keep the flag at half staff until McCain's burial. The Capitol was then opened to the public Wednesday afternoon, allowing visitors to walk by the closed casket after waiting in line outside in the temperatures that reached a high of 104 degrees (40 ...


Tom Brady Cuts Interview Short After Tense Exchange - Here's Why

30 Aug, 2018

As a reporter asked Belichick about whether the Patriots were actively scouting the other 31 teams for potential free agents after cut day, Belichick broke out an all-time Bill Belichick response. Minihane: "No, I know". After being asked if he inquired about Tom Brady during talks with the Patriots, Lynch eventually admitted he did. I'm just trying to figure out - because I saw the reports this weekend that he's traveling with the team.


US Open 2018: Defending champion Sloane Stephens fights back to progress

30 Aug, 2018

Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Serena Williams has responded to French Open officials criticizing her clothing at Roland Garros in the most Serena Williams way possible. 7 Elina Svitolina and No. 8 Karolina Pliskova in straight sets. On Tuesday, chair umpire Christian Rask handed Cornet a code violation for changing her top on court.


Liverpool star reflects on Manchester United snub before fulfilling Anfield dream

30 Aug, 2018

Liverpool's last trophy was the 2012 League Cup and they haven't won the English title since 1990. "But the boys at the back and the goalkeeper, keeping the clean sheets, that's important, that's what's getting us the points". He added: "It was a very big sign for us". Going the whole league season unbeaten at home last time out was an incredible achievement for Klopp's men, and two early victories look set to form the foundation for a similar record this time around.


England recall Ali and Curran as Buttler keeps in fourth Test

30 Aug, 2018

That 2014 Test also saw Alastair Cook end a run of low scores with an innings of 95 and England would be delighted if their all-time leading Test run-scorer put another bad trot behind him in similar fashion this week. "I'm very keen to keep my spot as the wicketkeeper because I would like to think it's gone pretty well over the last 38/39 Test matches that I've been keeping for England ".


Champions League round-up: Benfica, PSV and Red Star Belgrade reach group stages

30 Aug, 2018

Manchester City , Manchester United , Tottenham and Liverpool will learn their Champions League group-stage opponents in Monaco on Thursday. Benfica , champions in 1961 and 1962 and runners-up on five occasions, beat PAOK Salonika of Greece 4-1 away after a 1-1 home draw.


Pogba says Man Utd players in ‘shock’ after Spurs humbling

30 Aug, 2018

United have now lost two of their first three league games for the first time since 1992, while the defeat was Mourinho's worst one at home as a boss. 'It won't be easy, but it's just the start of the season. "I prefer to start badly and end well than start well and finish badly". Some disgruntled fans have meant to fly a plane over the ground against Burnley calling for the exit of executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, while the odds on Mourinho leaving continue to tumble.


Packers, Rodgers agree to contract extension

30 Aug, 2018

Jones reports that there are more than $100 million in guarantees. Aaron Rodgers won't be leaving Green Bay anytime soon. Specific year-to-year details on the pact aren't known yet, and NFL contracts are often quite complicated, but NFL Network reported there will be incentives that Rodgers can reach each year to increase his compensation.


Jets Trade Teddy Bridgewater To Saints

30 Aug, 2018

And if he didn't start this season, the only chance of him seeing the field in meaningful games would be a Darnold injury. Throw in the fact that the Saints gave up next year's first-round pick to move up in the 2018 draft to grab Marcus Davenport , and it's easy to see how these Saints are in full win-now mode.


Ryan Giggs offers backing to Jose Mourinho amid sack talk

30 Aug, 2018

Monday's 3-0 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur followed the 3-2 loss at Brighton & Hove Albion and shaky defending was to blame for both losses for Jose Mourinho's side. Sources insisted Woodward and the Glazer family, the club's owners, have given no consideration to replacing Mourinho with Zinedine Zidane despite his availability after his departure from Real Madrid in the summer.


Yaya Toure passes medical at unnamed London club according to agent

30 Aug, 2018

Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure appears to be closing in on a move to a new club, after his agent confirmed that the Ivorian had passed a medical in London . The Greek side are now in England as they set to face Burnley in the Europa League qualifier on Thursday. It remains to be seen if Toure having a medical in London necessary means a club in the city have agreed to sign him, but a move is definitely nearing completion, and West Ham are no doubt better off without him.



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