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Asensio: Real Madrid deserved Supercopa title
- August 19, 2017

Pepe Mel , the Branquiazul's manager, spoke to the press ahead of the match about what he expects from Zinedine Zidane's side, and man-of-the-moment Marco Asensio . So what would Marco Asensio bring to Arsenal? The Catalan club is struggling to spend its extra cash on players who can shore up a squad that is clearly a step or two behind Madrid . (more...)
Andy Murray heading to NY to step up US Open preparations Andy Murray heading to NY to step up US Open preparations
- August 19, 2017

Andy Murray is fully expected to take part in the US Open having overcome his hip injury. The Scot will slip to world number two on Monday, Rafael Nadal replacing him, and the 30-year-old will now be seeded second at Flushing Meadows. (more...)
How Messi promised to make Neymar Ballon D'Or victor How Messi promised to make Neymar Ballon D'Or victor
- August 19, 2017

All the support and solidarity (to) the family and friends of the victims", he wrote on Twitter . Barca star Messi was among the first players to respond, writing via his official Instagram page: "I want to send my condolences and all my support to the families and friends of the victims of the bad attack in our beloved Barcelona". (more...)
Stoke City Vs. Arsenal Live Stream
- August 19, 2017

The north London side have not won the Premier League title since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 season. Checking Arsenal's performance might make one think that they will lose, but experts believe they won't. Just going back to the Leicester game, given the way that the wide areas of the back three were exposed, I have to recommend a wager on Xherdan Shaqiri to score the first goal at a tasty [10.5]. (more...)
Two-out-of-two for Mourinho's United in 4-0 Swansea win Two-out-of-two for Mourinho's United in 4-0 Swansea win
- August 19, 2017

Leon Britton is an injury doubt so Roque Mesa could make his debut, despite Paul Clement admitting that he needs time to adjust to the pace of the Premier League , after giving his reasons as to why he didn't use him off the bench at St Mary's. (more...)
Swansea vs. Manchester United: Highlights and recap Swansea vs. Manchester United: Highlights and recap
- August 19, 2017

The Red Devils are going to collide against Swansea City in the early kick off contest today and should be considered favorites to earn all three points. I had to see how the football was played. Three goals were scored in the space of three minutes and 42 seconds as Man United capitalized on the space afforded them by the equalizer-seeking Swans. (more...)
Leicester City 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion: Three things we learned Leicester City 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion: Three things we learned
- August 19, 2017

According to Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare , the 20-year-old has gone to see a specialist over the injury he sustained in the pre-season friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach . A late decision will be made on his fitness. "He can run but not a full pelt". Brighton had only themselves to blame as Markus Suttner was caught in possession, which the ever-alert Okazaki pounced upon, teeing up his strike partner Vardy, who had two bites of the cherry, but could not make ... (more...)
Help 'Clear the Shelters,' adopt August 19 Help 'Clear the Shelters,' adopt August 19
- August 19, 2017

Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on its 700 adoptable pets this weekend as part of a national campaign to clear the shelters . "You're changing your community, because we're all connected", she says. Since the beginning of this month, 26 animals had been adopted by Tuesday. It is the shelter's second year taking part in the event. Last year , the shelter had a full house and cleared all the kennels, plus the return rate of those animals adopted was the same as when the ... (more...)
Australia captain Smith backs Khawaja for recall Australia captain Smith backs Khawaja for recall
- August 19, 2017

Smith led his side from the front scoring three centuries to become the highest run-getter in the series with 499 runs at an average of 71.28. The first Test is at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium from August 27. I think they have played some very good cricket here of late. Smith pointed out that keeping the pressure on Bangladesh senior players would be key to his team's chances. (more...)
With Matic in midfield, Pogba wants more goals With Matic in midfield, Pogba wants more goals
- August 19, 2017

The Red Devils have since won two games and drawn one in head to head meetings amongst them. We didn't really see that last season'. He tackled, ran and intercepted everywhere. And there have been other developments, more subtle but also key. Lingard also fuelled talk of the Premier League title returning to Old Trafford. (more...)
Antonio Conte gives Chelsea go-ahead to move for £25m midfielder Antonio Candreva Antonio Conte gives Chelsea go-ahead to move for £25m midfielder Antonio Candreva
- August 19, 2017

The champions will look to bounce straight back as they face London rivals Tottenham at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon. "It's amusing, this interview". "He has got a two-year contract with the and we are all second guessing what might be happening behind the scenes at the club". "Only one team will win the title this season and everyone else might be described as a failure in some quarters". (more...)
Man United thrash Swansea in 2nd straight 4-0 win Man United thrash Swansea in 2nd straight 4-0 win
- August 19, 2017

Matic was an integral part of the Chelsea side responsible for dishing out a 4-0 defeat to United back in October. Mou played down his own team's title chances despite United battering West Ham 4-0 last weekend. Derby County's terrible 2007/08 season exactly mirrors Chelsea's best, with both teams drawing eight, Chelsea winning 29 to Derby's 29 defeats, and Derby winning one to Chelsea's one defeat. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo says his ban for pushing referee is Cristiano Ronaldo says his ban for pushing referee is "persecution"
- August 19, 2017

It took him 20 minutes to give Madrid their 2-1 lead, finishing with aplomb on the end of a flowing counter-attacking move in the 80th minute. Ronaldo was given his marching orders after his first booking came after celebrating with his shirt off and second came for a supposed dive. (more...)
Bledisloe Cup: All Blacks skin the Wallabies 54-34 without really trying Bledisloe Cup: All Blacks skin the Wallabies 54-34 without really trying
- August 19, 2017

The world champions held a 40-6 lead at the interval courtesy of two tries apiece from Rieko Ioane and Ryan Crotty as well as further five-pointers from Liam Squire and Sonny Bill Williams . "We started to click and we forced them into some errors". With the game in the bag, the All Blacks rung the changes and it will be a concern for their coach, Steve Hansen, that the intensity levels dropped in his side after he brought on his replacements. (more...)
Lionel Messi will sign his new Barcelona contract soon - Jordi Mestre
- August 19, 2017

Leo Messi , in particular, tried everything he could to stop Neymar from leaving Catalonia. 'With Neymar's departure evidently the team lost an attacking level, because you realise the footballer that is Neymar, there everyone will agree. (more...)
Gianluigi Donnarumma eyed as David de Gea replacement at Manchester United Gianluigi Donnarumma eyed as David de Gea replacement at Manchester United
- August 19, 2017

Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has suggested that, now they have cooled their interest in French sensation Kylian Mbappe , attention should be turned to securing De Gea , with current #1 Keylor Navas not consistently performing to the standard expected at Madrid. (more...)
Stoke City v Arsenal Stoke City v Arsenal
- August 19, 2017

After conceding three goals to Leicester City in the curtain-raising 4-3 victory last Friday, Arsenal's defence could be significantly reinforced with the returns of Per Mertesacker and Shkodran Mustafi , while Francis Coquelin is also fit to feature. (more...)
Everton signs midfielder Sigurdsson from Swansea Everton signs midfielder Sigurdsson from Swansea
- August 19, 2017

The most important thing is that this team keeps winning games and climbing the table - and does that throughout the season. It's not exactly a secret that Everton's upcoming stretch of games is a veritable murderer's row, or that the club desperately need new signings despite the busy summer thus far. (more...)
Arsenal ready to make fresh bid to sign 23-year-old German Arsenal ready to make fresh bid to sign 23-year-old German
- August 19, 2017

According to the source, Wittmann is correct and parting with Draxler is not something PSG have even considered - before or after Neymar's arrival. Arsenal are long-time admirers of the winger and have been linked with him in nearly every other transfer window. Liverpool have been installed as many bookmakers favourites to sign Draxler and Jurgen Klopp could be eyeing his compatriot as a potential replacement for Philippe Coutinho should he successfully force a move to Barcelona. (more...)
Pa. troopers shot, suspect killed Pa. troopers shot, suspect killed
- August 19, 2017

Both were stable and alert. One trooper who was shot in the stomach was flown to a hospital and was in surgery as of 10:30 pm. Investigators say the suspect was stopped for an outstanding warrant. The troopers were injured, but one of them got off at least one shot, killing the suspect. Three of four suspects in the Kissimmee shooting were arrested, and the shooter in Jacksonville was shot and killed when police returned fire. (more...)
Burnley target Chris Wood will snub Leeds contract extension offer Burnley target Chris Wood will snub Leeds contract extension offer
- August 19, 2017

Burnley have edged closer to the capture of Chris Wood after they agreed a £15m deal to sign the Leeds United star. Leeds United striker Chris Wood will undergo a medical at Burnley on Sunday, according to The Lancashire Telegraph . According to The Mirror , Wood is now earning £15,000-a-week as Leeds' top earner. Leeds have insisted Wood is not for sale despite reports Burnley are prepared to increase their offer to £20million. (more...)
Watch tri-nation series match online, on TV Watch tri-nation series match online, on TV
- August 19, 2017

India's last competitive match was against Kyrgyz Republic over two months ago, when Sunil Chhetri scored a sensational victor to send India top of their AFC Asian Cup qualifying group. "My initial plan was to play one game against Macau, Hong Kong or Chinese Taipie". "(If) we want to compete at the top level, we need to be able to play teams from different continents instead of just playing Asian teams. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge fit and could feature for Liverpool against Crystal Palace
- August 19, 2017

It was, of course, only one game, as many more optimistic Palace fans have been quick, and indeed correct, to point out. "We took a lot of steps defensively against Hoffenheim". It was therefore unsurprising that the Palace punk band, who have become used to energetic, quick, effective three minute songs, suddenly looked so unfamiliar with being asked to play a 15 minute sax solo. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Team India practices ahead of first ODI India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Team India practices ahead of first ODI
- August 19, 2017

Speaking exclusively from Sri Lanka on the rumor that the manager had a fight with the players on this issue and they broke the crockery in protest, the manager said, "our physio and trainer are in charge of food at game and they have banned biscuits in the changing room". (more...)
Dodgers trade for Mets' Curtis Granderson Dodgers trade for Mets' Curtis Granderson
- August 19, 2017

The 36-year-old Granderson is batting.228 with 19 home runs this season for the Mets , who have a 53-66 record and are unlikely to make the playoffs. First to break the deal was Mets reporter, Anthony DiComo. Granderson was in his fourth season with the Mets and 13th overall after four seasons with the Yankees and five with the Tigers. (more...)
West Brom target Liverpool defender as potential replacement for Jonny Evans West Brom target Liverpool defender as potential replacement for Jonny Evans
- August 19, 2017

West Bromwich Albion have rejected an offer for centre-back Jonny Evans from Manchester City , manager Tony Pulis confirmed on Friday. While West Brom are seemingly preparing for the departure of Jonny Evans in the summer window, they will have to prepare for another. (more...)
Seahawks LT George Fant suffers torn ACL in right knee Seahawks LT George Fant suffers torn ACL in right knee
- August 19, 2017

Due mainly to Reiff's back injury suffered at the start of camp, the Vikings offensive line has yet to take an entire practice, let alone a preseason game , together. After catching four passes for 119 yards in Los Angeles, Williams caught a 27-yard pass over Vikings' Pro Bowl cornerback Xavier Rhodes and followed it up with a jump ball touchdown against Marcus Sherels at the goal line. (more...)
Conte says Bakayoko could feature against Spurs
- August 19, 2017

Bakayoko is believed to have played in a behind-closed doors friendly in midweek and Conte says that with his midfield options decimated, he may be forced to rush the French global in to action on Sunday. "We have to find the right solution, I have to face a hard situation". "He created a great foundation for his club and we must do the same", Conte said. (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Albert Ramos in Cincinnati Open for quarter-final place Rafael Nadal beats Albert Ramos in Cincinnati Open for quarter-final place
- August 19, 2017

Kyrgios will face David Ferrer in the semi after Ferrer beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-3 in a quarterfinal match. Australia's Nick Kyrgios has defeated incoming world No.1 Rafael Nadal 6-2 7-5 to surge into the last four of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati . (more...)
Spurs boss calls for players to light up Wembley Spurs boss calls for players to light up Wembley
- August 19, 2017

Will Spurs sense blood after Chelsea's poor start to the campaign? But this game also serves as the ideal chance for Tottenham to lay down a benchmark. What he said did not upset me, it is only that he wanted to be sure that I had got the right message, not the wrong message. They have the advantage in terms of personnel with Chelsea having Cesc Fabregas and Gary Cahill suspended. (more...)