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Leicester City to Offload Nigerian Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho Leicester City to Offload Nigerian Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho
- January 09, 2018

However, he has made just two Premier League starts this campaign. Per the source, Leicester are beginning to accept they make a mistake signing the striker from Manchester City over the summer. "We are in a transfer month and I expect these players who are not playing regularly, especially Musa and Iheanacho, to get another club in the same league or elsewhere", Rohr said, making his thoughts very clear regarding his selection process. (more...)
Arsene Wenger confirms huge injury blow, eight players could miss Chelsea game Arsene Wenger confirms huge injury blow, eight players could miss Chelsea game
- January 09, 2018

The Blues could only manage a goalless draw with Norwich City in FA Cup this weekend, and they are now without a win in last two games. As far as Wenger's team news is concerned, we can expect the French boss to make no fewer than nine changes in the team that started the FA Cup fixture on Sunday. (more...)
Leverkusen star Bailey dreams of Premier League move Leverkusen star Bailey dreams of Premier League move
- January 09, 2018

Asked if had his sights set on a transfer, Bailey told Bild: "Of course I have a dream club, but I will not tell". The Premier League trio are all keen on the Bayer Leverkusen wing sensation and have had him watched this season. The competition for his signature is expected to be fierce next summer when Manchester United and Arsenal are expected to join the race and Bailey admits that playing in England has always been his dream. (more...)
Sinn Féin MP apologises over 'Kingsmill' tweet Sinn Féin MP apologises over 'Kingsmill' tweet
- January 09, 2018

In response SF MLA John O'Dowd said: "Michelle O'Neill met with Barry McElduff and made it clear to Barry that his tweet was ill-judged, indefensible and caused hurt and pain to the victims of Kingsmill". The 10 workmen were shot dead on 5 January 1976 after the gunmen stopped their van and asked which among them was a Catholic, and instructed that man to leave the scene. (more...)
Protestors Project Protestors Project "F-k Trump" On Stadium At College Football National Championship
- January 09, 2018

The problematic roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is leaking in at least one spot. Asked last week if he was concerned about potential roof leaks in the event of rain, College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock said: "We have been told the roof is in great shape, and we're not anxious one bit about that". (more...)
Doping Violation: Yusuf Pathan suspended till Jan 14, 2018 Doping Violation: Yusuf Pathan suspended till Jan 14, 2018
- January 09, 2018

On the decision to back-date the suspension, the release said: "Under BCCI ADR [anti-doping rules] Article 10.10.3, Mr Pathan is entitled to the full credit against that period of ineligibility for the provisional suspension that he has been serving since 28 October, 2017". (more...)
Coutinho presented as new Barcelona player Coutinho presented as new Barcelona player
- January 09, 2018

Klopp also hailed Coutinho's "professionalism" after being denied the transfer to Spain and thanked him for his five years of service to the Premier League club. Ernesto Valverde's side have a six-point lead at the top of the standings with a game in hand against Levante on Sunday. Coutinho doesn't appear on the front cover along with Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane, Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and boss Jurgen Klopp. (more...)
Only Messi and Neymar more expensive than Kane Only Messi and Neymar more expensive than Kane
- January 09, 2018

The world's most expensive player Neymar tops the list, with his former teammate and Barca legend Lionel Messi not far behind him in second place. No Irish player makes the top 100, though Denmark, who crushed Martin O'Neiill's men's World Cup dreams with an emphatic play-off victory in November, boast two: Christian Eriksen (€98.4m) and Andreas Christensen (€50.2m). (more...)
President Trump Caught Flubbing the National Anthem On-Camera at NCAA Title Game
- January 09, 2018

While The Zac Brown Band and a choir performed the anthem , Trump was on the field with the USA flag and members of the military. Footage showed Trump mouthing the wrong words as a choir of four harmonised, "at the twilight's last gleaming", and during other segments of The Star-Spangled Banner . (more...)
Alabama OL Bradley Bozeman proposes to girlfriend after winning national championship Alabama OL Bradley Bozeman proposes to girlfriend after winning national championship
- January 09, 2018

Appearing shocked, Hegstetter covered her mouth, teared up and nodded before Bozeman placed the ring on her finger. The pair had discussed getting married - they had done some preliminary ring shopping - but Hegstetter didn't think a proposal was coming anytime soon. (more...)
RB Leipzig 'to resist January move from Liverpool for Naby Keita' RB Leipzig 'to resist January move from Liverpool for Naby Keita'
- January 09, 2018

LIVERPOOL are ready to pay extra to bring Naby Keita to Anfield this month, according to reports. The Guinean has received three red cards since agreeing a move with Liverpool in the summer, including two for Leipzig in the space of 39 days - one in the league and one in the cup. (more...)
Georges-Kévin N'Koudou to join Burnley in the coming hours Georges-Kévin N'Koudou to join Burnley in the coming hours
- January 09, 2018

The BBC report that the 22-year-old will spend the rest of the season at Tottenham's Premier League rivals - now in seventh place, just two spots behind Spurs. Nkoudou joined Spurs from Ligue 1 club Marseille on a five-year deal in summer 2016 but he is yet to start a league game. Nkoudou's exit will allow Spurs to register Erik Lamela in the Champions League squad for the knockout stages in February, after he previously missed the group stage with the club maxing their quota of foreign ... (more...)
Manchester United jet to Dubai for training camp Manchester United jet to Dubai for training camp
- January 09, 2018

Mourinho is a big fan of the player, who has been a key member of his squad, so the news may come as a surprise to some fans. However, the Netherlands worldwide is keen to mull his options over until the end of the season, as he waits to see how much first-team football he earns under Mourinho in the later half of the 2017/18 campaign. (more...)
Canoeing: Sprinter spiked rival's drink, causing positive drug test Canoeing: Sprinter spiked rival's drink, causing positive drug test
- January 09, 2018

Suzuki meant to frame his 25-year-old rival for doping, in the hope of increasing his chance of being selected to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, according to the federation and other sources. Komatsu had a temporary ban for the failed test lifted, but his results at the national championship were voided. The agency is said to be looking into banning the canoeist for life given his past conduct, which includes attempting to sabotage other competitors by stealing their equipment. (more...)
Trump takes field at college football championship game Trump takes field at college football championship game
- January 09, 2018

The NAACP Atlanta branch urged people to wear white and wave white towels when the president enters or is mentioned. The NAACP also planned a "Twitter storm" to begin at 6 p.m. Flanked by stoic-looking ROTC units from the two competing schools, POTUS smiled broadly and waved as he fairly strutted onto the Mercedes-Benz Stadium field, welcomed mostly by cheers in a state he won by 5-plus points in 2016. (more...)
Trevor Bayliss to step down after 2019 home season Trevor Bayliss to step down after 2019 home season
- January 09, 2018

James Vince and Moeen Ali are two of the men under the most pressure to retain their places in the team, while England are still in the dark over Ben Stokes' immediate future as he waits to discover if he will be charged over the brawl that kept him out of the Ashes . (more...)
Social Media Doesn't Think President Trump Knows the National Anthem Lyrics
- January 09, 2018

It's also worth pointing out that Trump tweeted about the importance of the national anthem earlier today, saying that he wants our flag respected and "we want our NATIONAL ANTHEM respected also!" Both school bands played and Trump put his hand on his heart as the soldiers saluted. (more...)
A whole lot of LeBron James gets Cavaliers past Magic A whole lot of LeBron James gets Cavaliers past Magic
- January 09, 2018

Teammates have begun to expect it from the rookie, whose latest feat was to outduel LeBron James on the four-time MVP's 33rd birthday. "I missed a few shots that I normally make and just moving on to the next shot, making the right play at the right time". (more...)
VAR confirmed for Chelsea-Arsenal Carabao Cup semi VAR confirmed for Chelsea-Arsenal Carabao Cup semi
- January 09, 2018

It took just over half an hour for the hosts to break away on the counter-attack and the chance fell to Josh Murphy, who flew down the Premier League champions' right side before dragging his shot well wide of Willy Caballero's far post. We had difficulty offensively, we were poor . "It's a pity because we wanted to win the game, instead we have to play another game". If through this we make that four per cent [of incorrect decisions] two per cent, we've benefited the game. (more...)
Zidane: We will not 'go crazy' after Celta Vigo draw Zidane: We will not 'go crazy' after Celta Vigo draw
- January 09, 2018

We have to be more confident in our chances. "Portugal have a good team, but we have a hard draw with Spain, Iran and Morrocco", he said. "We've got knockout games in the Copa del Rey and the Champions League and want to make up some ground in LaLiga". (more...)
Goerges stays hot with Auckland title after stunning Wozniacki Goerges stays hot with Auckland title after stunning Wozniacki
- January 09, 2018

But she regrouped to beat Kenin 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 then overcame another patchy start to beat Sachia Vickery 6-4, 6-4 in the semis. It also stretched the world number 14's winning streak to 14 matches including winning successive WTA tournaments in Moscow and Zhuhai late previous year. (more...)
Intel (INTC) Upgraded by Vetr to "Strong-Buy"
- January 09, 2018

Sanders Capital Llc who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $209.38B market cap company. Shares of Intel (NASDAQ INTC) traded up $0.31 on Thursday, reaching $44.74. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 52 investors sold Intel Corporation shares while 663 reduced holdings. (more...)
Faf: 'Our plan was to have a lead of 350' Faf: 'Our plan was to have a lead of 350'
- January 09, 2018

He said: "Every single time when we needed to stand up through tough periods, we responded beautifully". "The way we responded was brilliant". Team selection was the first big gamble for Du Plessis, and after much head-scratching the decision was taken to back four specialist seam bowlers and a spinner, meaning that they went into the match with just six specialist batsmen on a wicket where making runs was always going to be hard. (more...)
Fellaini tells Man Utd boss Mourinho face-to-face: Let me go Fellaini tells Man Utd boss Mourinho face-to-face: Let me go
- January 09, 2018

The new two year deal - a year plus a year's extension - was on similar basic terms that he is now on of £120,000 a week but with a greater incentive package. The 22-year-old's contract with United expires in June, and with his future up in the air, several newspapers suggested that the youngster could be on his way out of the club after a frustrating four-year spell at Old Trafford. (more...)
Kohli blames inept batting for Newlands loss Kohli blames inept batting for Newlands loss
- January 09, 2018

Losing wickets in bunches is something we have to plug in. "We feel for them because they bowled their hearts out", he said. We wanted one big partnership to get the job done which we failed to do and again we lost four wickets in four overs. (more...)
Mourinho Fires Back At Conte Mourinho Fires Back At Conte
- January 09, 2018

Then when Ranieri was sacked he put on a shirt (with initials on) for Ranieri. Mourinho's comments about acting like a clown didn't sit well with Conte despite the United boss not name dropping anyone in particular. "It is very hard to answer this type of comment because I think when a person's target is to offend, to insult another a person, I think that you are a little, little man", the Italian told BT Sport after Saturday's 0-0 draw at Carrow Road. (more...)
Crystal Palace in talks with Getafe over goalkeeper Vicente Guaita Crystal Palace in talks with Getafe over goalkeeper Vicente Guaita
- January 09, 2018

Diario AS report on Monday morning that Casilla is now the number one target for Getafe, who do not believe that either Emiliano Martinez or Filip Manojlovic would be adequate replacements for Guaita. Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Balague has tweeted that Watford are now leading the race for his signature, given that Palace are delaying their decision on a deal. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings to face Saints in NFC Divisional playoff matchup Minnesota Vikings to face Saints in NFC Divisional playoff matchup
- January 09, 2018

Perhaps, the personnel changes have been even more drastic for the Saints. His 376-yard, two-touchdown performance Sunday against a Carolina defense that was stifling the run game was arguably his best of the year - including an 80-yard TD pass to Ted Ginn Jr . (more...)
Ex-Gophers coach Tracy Claeys to serve as Washington State's defensive coordinator Ex-Gophers coach Tracy Claeys to serve as Washington State's defensive coordinator
- January 09, 2018

Former Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys disputes a call during the second quarter against Washington State during the Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Tuesday, Dec. Like Leach, Claeys also never played college football. Kill said Claeys' firing came about due to a messy situation at Minnesota that was mishandled by the administration. (more...)
Sean McDonough got hit in the feels saying goodbye to Jon Gruden Sean McDonough got hit in the feels saying goodbye to Jon Gruden
- January 09, 2018

Nothing's official, sure. But ESPN and plenty of other media outlets elsewhere are reporting Gruden, who has been on the air for ESPN's " Monday Night Football " broadcasts for nine years, has accepted a 10-year contract worth $100 million to coach the Raiders as the franchise moves from Oakland to Las Vegas. (more...)

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