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Toro Rosso confirm Kvyat dropped for Gasly Toro Rosso confirm Kvyat dropped for Gasly
- September 26, 2017

Helmut Marko and Scuderia Toro Rosso,"Gasly said". Gasly is now competing in the Japanese Super Formula Championship where he stands a chance of taking the title, but could take part in both the Malaysian and Japanese Grand Prix , before needing to return to his Super Formula campaign for the final round of the season, at which point Kvyat would return to the action. (more...)
Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in Baramulla Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in Baramulla
- September 26, 2017

Najar was a former Hizbul Mujahideen commander who was expelled by outfit's chief Syed Salahuddin for playing a key role in murdering innocent persons in the Valley. "Najar started his career as a terrorist with the killing of Hizb commander Abdul Majid Dar in 2003", he said. The 43-year-old was a resident of Sopore. (more...)
Auburn hoops assistant Chuck Person facing federal corruption charges after FBI investigation
- September 26, 2017

Joon H. Kim, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney, the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will hold a press conference at noon on Tuesday to formally announce the charges. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo disagrees with Zinedine Zidane's decisions Cristiano Ronaldo disagrees with Zinedine Zidane's decisions
- September 26, 2017

Zidane senior said: "I hope he doesn't score!" "You can have a 10 or 15-point deficit but in football there are highs and lows and you can experience bad moments and each team will experience them", the 1998 World Cup victor said. "I don't think we're lacking in confidence because we believe in what we do", Zidane said. Away Levante played just 1 match of the season and played a 1: 1 draw. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho won't hear criticism of 'amazing' away fans Man Utd boss Mourinho won't hear criticism of 'amazing' away fans
- September 26, 2017

Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Young, Matic, Fellaini, Mata ( Ander Herrera 62), Mkhitaryan (Smalling 75), Rashford (Blind 92), Lukaku. When he comes back, welcome, but until then, I trust my people". 'So when your opponent is coming with everything at you, let's do it [be defensive] for 10, 15 minutes, and we were solid'. (more...)
Alvaro Morata Hat-Trick Leads Chelsea to Easy Win vs. Stoke City Alvaro Morata Hat-Trick Leads Chelsea to Easy Win vs. Stoke City
- September 26, 2017

Morata also took to social media to thank the fans for the new chant - sensational on Saturday, the £58m signing has been one of the signings of the summer. United have made their best start to a season since 2011-12, and Lukaku is only the second player (after Louis Saha) to have scored six goals in his first six games for the club in the Premier League era. (more...)
Former Real Madrid and Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso reveals management plans Former Real Madrid and Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso reveals management plans
- September 26, 2017

And now he has revealed on Instagram that he plans to turn his hand to management. Alonso has now disclosed the next step in his career. After retiring at the end of the 2016-17 campaign, Xabi Alonso said he knew his next step would be into management. (more...)
United may send Pogba to Finland for surgery on hamstring injury United may send Pogba to Finland for surgery on hamstring injury
- September 26, 2017

According to a report in ESPN , United will be making a decision before September 30, and decide on the best course of action. Jose Mourinho has provided an injury update on Paul Pogba that will have some fans panicking and wondering just when the midfielder will be ready to play for the side again. (more...)
Fabregas Disappointed At How Costa Situation Unfolded Fabregas Disappointed At How Costa Situation Unfolded
- September 26, 2017

Cape Town - Chelsea goalkeeper Thibault Courtois is looking forward to the Champions League trip to Atletico Madrid and is determined to claim all three points. While Costa has forced an exit after falling out of favour with Conte, Fabregas played his way through a similar situation in 2016-17 to become a key figure in another title success. (more...)
Fenerbahce to launch move for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil?
- September 26, 2017

The Manchester United manager is thought to be a long-time admirer of Ozil, who is ddemanding for £250,000-a-week from Arsenal . Mesut Ozil reportedly wants to join Manchester United. The 28-year-old midfielder was a notable absentee from the Arsenal lineup as they faced London rivals Chelsea in a 0-0 draw in their last Premier League outing. (more...)
Chelsea star Morata must continue scintillating form - Conte Chelsea star Morata must continue scintillating form - Conte
- September 26, 2017

ESPN reports that Atletico will sign Costa on loan until the end of the season with a commitment to buy for £58 million next summer. Chelsea have announced they have agreed to sell striker Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid. "I repeat, for sure, we want to thank him for his effort last season with us, but not only last season but in the period he played for Chelsea". However, the fact coach Diego Simeone started the Brazilian-born striker in Lisbon despite his injury problems is testament to ... (more...)
MLS Players Union denounces Donald Trump's controversial comments amid protests MLS Players Union denounces Donald Trump's controversial comments amid protests
- September 26, 2017

United States football coaches and players across the country entered the political arena over the weekend by taking a stand against President Donald Trump . Or have been spending too much time at the president's jingoistic rallies. "I believe every American, when the national anthem is played, should cover their hearts and think about all the men and women who have been maimed and killed", Kelly said to CNN on Monday. (more...)
Donald Trump calls on supporters to #StandForOurAnthem amid National Football League backlash Donald Trump calls on supporters to #StandForOurAnthem amid National Football League backlash
- September 26, 2017

Two years after enlisting, he was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan . President Donald Trump is catching shade for embracing the example of Army Ranger Pat Tillman in Trump's feud with the National Football League over patriotism and respect for the flag. (more...)
Klopp makes weak case for Liverpool defence Klopp makes weak case for Liverpool defence
- September 26, 2017

There was hardly a boring moment in Jurgen Klopp's press conference ahead of Liverpool's match at Spartak Moscow . Spartak won their first Russian Premier League title in 16 years last season but have made mediocre start to this campaign, lying seventh in the standings with three wins from 11 matches. (more...)
Stokes arrested over Bristol incident
- September 26, 2017

The news comes on the eve of England naming their touring party for this winter's Ashes tour of Australia. An Avon and Somerset Police statement, released after the European Central Bank confirmed Stokes' arrest, appealed for witnesses to "a disorder in the Queens Road or Clifton Triangle area of Bristol at around 2:35am" on Monday. (more...)
Fabregas never thought about Chelsea exit Fabregas never thought about Chelsea exit
- September 26, 2017

One of the Blues players who isn't exactly thrilled at Costa's departure is Cesc Fabregas , who explained to Marca in a recent interview that the situation was "wrong" for both Costa and Chelsea and that, over the last few years, there has not been a number nine as good as the Brazilian born Spain worldwide. (more...)
Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan receives first call-up after obtaining Irish passport Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan receives first call-up after obtaining Irish passport
- September 26, 2017

Uncapped Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan has been named in the Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Wales. Salford-born striker Hogan, who is eligible through his two Irish grandparents, has been a target of O'Neill's for some time and it was confirmed back in August that the 25-year-old had finally committed his worldwide allegiance to the Boys in Green. (more...)
Manchester City 'worry Benjamin Mendy injury could be worse than first feared' Manchester City 'worry Benjamin Mendy injury could be worse than first feared'
- September 26, 2017

He added: 'We're going to qualify. Those comments could come back to bite the Spaniard, however, with the possibility of France worldwide Mendy being out for a significant amount of time if any further scans reveal a different prognosis to the one that City's medical team had given Guardiola . (more...)
James hopes Wade will join Cavaliers James hopes Wade will join Cavaliers
- September 26, 2017

At a media briefing on Monday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "I think if this is the debate is really for them about police brutality, they should probably protest the officers on the field that are protecting them instead of the American flag". (more...)
Wenger missing several key names ahead of West Brom clash Wenger missing several key names ahead of West Brom clash
- September 26, 2017

The ones that prove it works are usually sponsored by the guys who say that it does. "I think that, in the group stage, there are not many interesting games", he said . You know where to be at the right moment to anticipate. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger lost his rag with reporters when discussing Kieran Gibbs ' return with West Brom tonight. (more...)
Fenerbahce eye move for Arsenal star Ozil Fenerbahce eye move for Arsenal star Ozil
- September 26, 2017

Arsenal and Mesut Ozil have not discussed terms of a new contract since February earlier this year, according to reports. The Mirror reports that the Germany worldwide has had enough of life at the Emirates and is keen on the prospect of joining Jose Mourinho's side. (more...)
Diego Costa's Chelsea exit a shame - Fabregas Diego Costa's Chelsea exit a shame - Fabregas
- September 26, 2017

He scored his first Chelsea hat-trick at Stoke on Saturday. Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard were both present at Chelsea's latest training session in Cobham as the Blues gear up for their Champions League clash with Atletico . I think he scored, I am not sure, so for him it will be a big game against his rivals. "Don't forget his previous experience - he didn't play a lot with Juventus and Real Madrid but now he has a great chance to show that he is a really good striker, a fantastic ... (more...)
Reds target Presnel Kimpembe 'very happy' at Paris Saint-Germain Reds target Presnel Kimpembe 'very happy' at Paris Saint-Germain
- September 26, 2017

Whether Starke will see much action in the Bundesliga is unlikely, with the keeper behind Sven Ulreich and his back-up Christian Frucht. Tom continues to maintain his physical condition to stay fit as an alternative to Ulreich and Fruechtl, "said Bayern Sport Director Hasan Salihamidzic". (more...)
Teams and players protest in week 3 of the National Football League season Teams and players protest in week 3 of the National Football League season
- September 26, 2017

Marshall was a college teammate of Kaepernick , who remains unsigned. The day had started with the scenes at Wembley, where those who did not kneel stood arm-in-arm on the sidelines - including Jags and Fulham owner Shad Khan, who donated one million U.S. (more...)
Ozil lets Arsenal know he wants move to rivals Ozil lets Arsenal know he wants move to rivals
- September 26, 2017

The Sunday Mirror claim the 28-year-old will run down his current contract, which expires next summer, and believe Ozil's representatives have already been in touch with United to start the potential deal. Additionally, he is keen on making the switch to Manchester United and link up with Jose Mourinho once again after their respective stints at Real Madrid . (more...)
WH Spokeswoman: NFL Players Should Protest Police, Not The American Flag WH Spokeswoman: NFL Players Should Protest Police, Not The American Flag
- September 26, 2017

She also insisted Trump's remarks were in no way about race. Asked about a rally in which Trump referred to black athletes protesting police brutality as "sons of bitches" who should be fired , Sanders clarified that the President is not "against" anything, especially not the first amendment or black people. (more...)
Mnuchin Says NFL Players 'Can Do Free Speech On Their Own Time' Mnuchin Says NFL Players 'Can Do Free Speech On Their Own Time'
- September 26, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks to crowd of supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on August 22, in Arizona. "We know we're not thinking about being better than past year at all", Durant said. On Saturday, US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter escorts flew in global airspace over waters east of the DPRK, the Pentagon said. (more...)
Shearer: Aguero Should Try For 30 Goals Shearer: Aguero Should Try For 30 Goals
- September 26, 2017

He said: To play against he is a nightmare. Facing him numerous seasons, he always seemed to score against us. "It was frustrating. Having him on the same team now is a bonus because he is such a quality player". "The manager always still wants more from us and that's good - to keep pushing us". The Argentine's form so far could see him set for 30 goals this season, already averaging 1.19 goals per 90 minutes - a better average than each of the past three seasons in which he scored more ... (more...)
Watch LeBron James defend calling Trump a bum on Twitter Watch LeBron James defend calling Trump a bum on Twitter
- September 26, 2017

Casspi urged the president to lead. "U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going!" So therefore ain't no invite. Amid Trump's Twitter tirade against the NFL , the league's stars and executives have distanced themselves from the president by publicly denouncing his remarks . (more...)
Mexico earthquake death toll now 307 Mexico earthquake death toll now 307
- September 26, 2017

He said that two people had died from heart attacks - local media said the victims were women aged 58 and 83. One was in her 80s and the other was 52, according to the website of the daily Reforma. "Though they are smaller than earthquakes like the one we are seeing cause such devastation in Mexico , they occur dangerously close to Los Angeles". (more...)