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Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree Guardiola forecasts end to City spending spree
- August 12, 2017

City is most pundits' favorites to win the league title, after finishing 15 points behind champion Chelsea last season. From goalkeeper to forwards Manchester City have the best squad in England, as some of their backups could start for a top six side in England. (more...)
Guardiola says he's not moved by talk that Man City are favourites Guardiola says he's not moved by talk that Man City are favourites
- August 12, 2017

In the 34 years since we have experienced highs and very many lows. It's going to be tough for them. There´s a gulf between Albion and City. "If the club decides [I am] not able, we are going to take a solution". Brighton are an unknown quantity as this is their first outing in the Premier League , but they were a well-disciplined, organised side with quality in attacking areas on their way to promotion glory. (more...)
Mariners LHP Paxton placed on DL Mariners LHP Paxton placed on DL
- August 12, 2017

Right now, the Mariners are in the middle of a four-game set with divisional foe Los Angeles Angels, who by the way are also in the hunt for that second wild card spot as well. "That's what we do", Simmons said. "We just didn't get the last out there in the seventh inning". The last thing I want to think is how much I'm struggling and not doing my job. (more...)
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton tested his throwing shoulder in Friday practice Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton tested his throwing shoulder in Friday practice
- August 12, 2017

All that said, there were some things that could be gleaned from the game that could be telling going forward. Rivera was noncommittal when asked whether Newton in either of the upcoming preseason games at Tennessee (Aug. From the return of JJ Watt, to the continued progress of first time pro-bowler Jadeveon Clowney , to of course the battle for starting quarterback between Tom Savage and Deshaun Watson. (more...)
Clement calls for 'compromise' in Sigurdsson transfer saga Clement calls for 'compromise' in Sigurdsson transfer saga
- August 12, 2017

It's a freak one and he did finish off the season strongly. "The objective and the aim is that at some point the two clubs will meet". Everton boss Ronald Koeman , who is preparing for his second season in charge of the Merseyside club, has made signing the Icelandic midfielder a top priority and will be seen as their most important signing if a deal goes through. (more...)
Mourinho confirms Manchester United in talks with Ibrahimovic
- August 12, 2017

The Amex Stadium will be the 56th different stadium to host a Premier League match. The United boss admitted he still remains hopeful of signing a wide player, with Mourinho having already conceded it is "game over" for their chances of signing Real Madrid's Gareth Bale. (more...)
Chelsea are not title favourites - Conte dismisses champions prospects
- August 12, 2017

Last season, Burnley lost 3-0 at Chelsea and drew 1-1 at Turf Moor but Mee believes that results early in the last campaign, including home wins over Liverpool and Everton and a draw at Manchester United , are a cause for optimism. Was it his dream to go and play for Manchester United? At Real Madrid , certainly, he was in and out, so the main pressure for Morata is to say, 'Here I am, I'm the No. (more...)
We're buying three more players - Guardiola We're buying three more players - Guardiola
- August 12, 2017

In recent years clubs such as Brighton and Huddersfield have reached the Premier League but with the new bumper rights package kicking in football finance expert Kieran Maguire from the University of Liverpool says that the financial gap will soon become so wide that it will effectively create a "hierarchy of historically rich Premier League clubs" and become a "closed shop". (more...)
Fantasy Premier League Tips: Five Manchester City players you must pick Fantasy Premier League Tips: Five Manchester City players you must pick
- August 12, 2017

Are you happy with ownership? Foden is still expected to play for City's U23s at times this season, but can expect to gain a wealth of experience by being around the squad in training and on match days, as well as featuring in cup games and off the bench in occasional league matches. (more...)
Wenger gives updates on new Arsenal deal for Alexis Sanchez Wenger gives updates on new Arsenal deal for Alexis Sanchez
- August 12, 2017

Asked about Arsenal's title chances, Wenger said: "There are six or seven teams who can win the league". "Overall I must say we kept going and the spirit of the team was absolutely outstanding and overall you could say as well we were punished on every single mistake tonight by a Leicester team who was very efficient going forward". (more...)
Knicks on the verge of signing Michael Beasley Knicks on the verge of signing Michael Beasley
- August 12, 2017

Beasley is coming off a solid campaign as an option off the bench for the Milwaukee Bucks . Michael Scotto , of Basketball Insiders, reported that the agreement was a one-year deal for the 6-foot-9 forward. There's no telling how this signing will pan out, but the reasons for optimism are intriguing to evaluate. With Ramon Sessions also officially signing his deal, the Knicks have 15 National Basketball Association contracts on their roster and one player - Luke Kornet - on a ... (more...)
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola makes Sergio Busquets enquiry
- August 12, 2017

Leicester City will on Friday, August 11 take on Arsenal at the Emirate Stadium in the first game of the 2017/2018 Premier League season. But that doesn't mean we can't squeeze in another couple of quizzes before then to test your knowledge of the last 25 years. (more...)
Fort Myers native Bills WR Sammy Watkins traded to Rams Fort Myers native Bills WR Sammy Watkins traded to Rams
- August 12, 2017

Bills starter Tyrod Taylor's future is uncertain beyond this season. This is a breaking news story. When you pull the trigger on anything like this, you think about the player you're giving up and the draft pick. He's received just 42 targets while playing on the outside, accumulating 27 receptions for 284 yards and one touchdown on those targets. Watkins has been dealing with a foot injury that limited the wide receiver to just eight games a year ago after having an operation to ... (more...)
Mourinho confirms Ibrahimovic talks are underway
- August 12, 2017

However, the Portuguese insists there is no urgency about the situation as Ibrahimovic still has much recovery work ahead of him. United triumphed 2-0 over Ajax in the Europa League final to claim the trophy for the first time and secure a return to the Champions League . (more...)
Milan will try to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic next season
- August 12, 2017

I spent quite a bit of time with him and his family and I think if I had been there at the end of the season, I'm a hundred per cent sure Toni Kroos would have been a Manchester United player and not a Real Madrid player". United have also been linked with Inter Milan wide attacker Ivan Perisic over the summer and still appear to be interested. "We got a central defender that can play in many other positions, which is important". (more...)
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United can win the Premier League this season Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United can win the Premier League this season
- August 12, 2017

But after the final whistle at the Philip II Stadium, Adedeji's spirits were lifted when United manager Mourinho made his way over to his place in the stands, handing him his runners-up medal. The United boss admitted he still remains hopeful of signing a wide player, with Mourinho having already conceded it is "game over" for their chances of signing Real Madrid's Gareth Bale . (more...)
Sammy Watkins trade means 3 big things Sammy Watkins trade means 3 big things
- August 12, 2017

WR comparison for the last three years between Matthews and Watkins , both part of the class of 2014. Watkins enters the 2017 season on the final year of his contract after the Bills declined his fifth-year option earlier this offseason. (more...)
WR Martavis Bryant to miss Steelers' preseason opener WR Martavis Bryant to miss Steelers' preseason opener
- August 12, 2017

There is some real excitement starting to build about rookie quarterback Josh Dobbs making his National Football League debut on Friday night. Here are 10 things to watch. But other rookies have impressed in camp, including LB Calvin Munson and DE Evan Schwan on defense and WR Travis Rudolph and TE Colin Thompson on offense. (more...)
Clashes erupt during CASO in Noorpora Tral Clashes erupt during CASO in Noorpora Tral
- August 12, 2017

Musa was believed to have gone into hiding after the security forces closed in on him. People have blocked roads making it hard for security forces to proceed with their operation. The clashes erupted as the security forces began conducting house-to-house searches in Noorpora village of Pulwama district. However, with the presence of adequate force and further reinforcements having rushed, the area of cordon was expanded to encompass two more villages to ensure that the trapped terrorists ... (more...)
Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors: Cavaliers PG Reportedly Prefers Move to Clippers Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors: Cavaliers PG Reportedly Prefers Move to Clippers
- August 12, 2017

That all ended yesterday thanks to a new report from ESPN's Dave McMenamin that gave further insight into the situation within the Cavs locker room going back to the playoffs. While some of the teams in Irving's list like the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat are a tough fit due to the lack of necessary assets, the Clippers reportedly had made an effort to acquire the 25-year-old star. (more...)
Elneny assists as Arsenal rally to late 4-3 win over Leicester
- August 12, 2017

The reason for the drop was simply due to Chelsea , Tottenham and Manchester City playing at a blistering pace that they didn't let up on all year. Making things worse are injuries to Danny Drinkwater and Vicente Iborra, the latter a new signing from Sevilla. Additionally, their absence would also put the bulk of the defensive burden on Wilfred Ndidi. (more...)
49ers rally past Chiefs 27-17 in preseason opener 49ers rally past Chiefs 27-17 in preseason opener
- August 12, 2017

Brian Hoyer completed only 1 of 4 passes, and the lone reception went for 3 yards to running back Carlos Hyde. First, he was beaten badly down the right sideline by wide receiver Tyreek Hill on the game's first play for the 32-yard gain. (more...)
Roger Federer through in Rogers Cup — ATP Tour round-up
- August 12, 2017

Two games later, though, Ferrer took his chance, converting his seventh break point in the fourth game before racing into a 5-2 lead. After facing a run of veterans, he will be up against the 20-year-old Zverev, who beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 7-5, 6-4. (more...)
The Premier League broke with tradition to kick off its new season The Premier League broke with tradition to kick off its new season
- August 12, 2017

Over the past five seasons they've only won once on the opening day (a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace) but that could change tomorrow. Chelsea , Liverpool and Tottenham all did better than expected past year, but will now have to deal with the added burden of Champions League football. (more...)
Arsenal vs Leicester City as Premier League starts with a bang Arsenal vs Leicester City as Premier League starts with a bang
- August 12, 2017

Lovely header from Olivier Giroud ensured the Gunners beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season. "I love the man and the player because he's a fantastic guy. "Lacazette is simple - in every game he's stronger since he joined us", said Wenger, who had seen his side lose at home in three of their previous four opening league fixtures. (more...)
Conor McGregor Says Floyd Mayweather Jr. Won't Last Two Rounds Against Him Conor McGregor Says Floyd Mayweather Jr. Won't Last Two Rounds Against Him
- August 12, 2017

Conor McGregor is well-known for being a great talker on the microphone, and often channels some WWE-esque tendencies both during his fights and away from the Octagon when he taunts opponents. Floyd Mayweather , 40, who is yet to taste defeat in all professional fights retired after his bout with Manny Pacquaio but came out to fight Andre Berto which he won unanimously. (more...)
Guardiola wants Manchester City to play like Barcelona - Yaya Toure Guardiola wants Manchester City to play like Barcelona - Yaya Toure
- August 12, 2017

The Blues began the season as early pacesetters with six successive league wins before a 2-0 defeat at Tottenham in October sparked a blip which yielded just three wins from nine matches. "Hopefully next season I will be here and we are not going to spend how we have this season". He has to be strong but, of course, his quality is flawless for the way we want to play. (more...)
Liverpool not selling Coutinho, say club owners Liverpool not selling Coutinho, say club owners
- August 12, 2017

Philippe Coutinho has rocked Liverpool by handing in a transfer request on the eve of the new season. Personally, I'm truly saddened by these developments and do think that this is the beginning of the end for Liverpool and Coutinho but that's all. (more...)
Gary Neville sends warning to Antonio Conte about Chelsea signings Gary Neville sends warning to Antonio Conte about Chelsea signings
- August 12, 2017

Conte, in turn, reportedly ruled out the prospect of selling Matic to United but was rendered powerless by the midfielder's desire to move and Mourinho offering £40m. "It is just how he uses that talent in the team". "Last year we won trophies". They're a bit like Real Madrid in that I don't think they value the manager like other clubs do. (more...)
Myles Garrett: It's time to show you can play with big boys Myles Garrett: It's time to show you can play with big boys
- August 12, 2017

The Ravens scored 13 points while Mallett was in the game, including a two-yard touchdown run by Terrance West following two costly penalties by the Redskins: pass interference for 23 yards on a third-and-eight and an illegal formation on a field goal try that hit the left upright. (more...)