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Petr Cech backed by Unai Emery, despite shaky start against Man City Petr Cech backed by Unai Emery, despite shaky start against Man City
- August 19, 2018

And - despite the £22.5m summer arrival of Bernd Leno - Starsport understands Unai Emery has kept faiith in Cech for the London derby against Chelsea at the weekend. "But we needed to play with another player like Ainsley", added Emery. "For Saturday, the decision for me is easy". Maybe if the opposition is doing high pressing against us, then we need also to find another option and to play the ball long in the second action. (more...)
Kane ends goal drought as he scores for Tottenham Spurs Kane ends goal drought as he scores for Tottenham Spurs
- August 19, 2018

Harry Kane finally ended his August goalscoring drought as England's World Cup luminaries inspired Tottenham Hotspur to a morale-boosting 3-1 Premier League win over newcomers Fulham on Saturday. "The second goal showed the quality they have". Instead, boss Manuel Pellegrini has drafted in Pablo Zabaleta, Robert Snodgrass and Javier Hernandez, who starts in attack alongside Marko Arnautovic. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery look for positives after chaotic derby
- August 19, 2018

But also they had options, chances to score. "The attacking moment is all the team and the defensive moment is all the team". We need to be more compact. So we were in trouble. "We have to improve because we did really well in the first 25 minutes today, but we need to continue to press in the other half". (more...)
Novak Djokovic moves a win away from tennis glory — ATP Cincinnati Novak Djokovic moves a win away from tennis glory — ATP Cincinnati
- August 19, 2018

Meanwhile, Roger Federer stayed on course to add to his record haul in Cincinnati. He's won a record seven despite missing the tournament the last two years because of injury. It was a hard battle and nearly nothing could separate them on the court, with Novak winning just two points more for his 15th win in 17 matches against the Croat and the 45th Masters 1000 final. (more...)
Gary Lineker reacts to Chelsea FC’s 3-2 win over Arsenal Gary Lineker reacts to Chelsea FC’s 3-2 win over Arsenal
- August 19, 2018

Henrikh Mkhitaryan pulled a goal back for the Gunners on 37 minutes and four minutes later set up Alex Iwobi to equalise. I think the second half we didn't push and keep possession like we did in the first half, and in our moments, our chances, we didn't do, and they did. (more...)
Arsenal suffer Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles injury blows Arsenal suffer Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles injury blows
- August 19, 2018

On long-term injury victims Sead Kolasinac and Laurent Koscielny , the news is broadly positive, with the defensive players expected to return to training in October and November respectively. Wantaway full-back Carl Jenkinson is also now absent due to injury after picking up "a significant sprain to his right ankle". Nacho Monreal also returned to training earlier this week and could be an option for Unai Emery at left-back against the Blues, depending on his fitness. (more...)
Wallabies floored by All Blacks second-half surge Wallabies floored by All Blacks second-half surge
- August 19, 2018

So, rugby fans be aware - make sure you don't miss the first 20 minutes of the game when you tune in to watch on TV follow the New Zealand Herald's stellar live coverage online. Tatafu Polota-Nau 1. Tom Robertson. Allan Alaalatoa 18. Jermaine Ainsley 19. Nick Phipps 22. Matt Toomua 23. Waisake Naholo 13. Jack Goodhue 12. Conversions: Beauden Barrett (4). (more...)
Chelsea v Arsenal Preview, Team news, Line-Up and Score Prediction Chelsea v Arsenal Preview, Team news, Line-Up and Score Prediction
- August 18, 2018

Unai Emery couldn't have asked for a tougher start to life as Arsenal manager as hot on the heels of defeat to Manchester City in his Premier League bow, the Gunners travel to Chelsea on Saturday. On numerous occasions they carved open Chelsea's defense as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should have scored and went close, Henrikh Mkhitaryan was also guilty of a shocking miss before he scored and Mesut Ozil went close too. (more...)
David Ospina Spotted In Napoli Ahead Of Move From Arsenal David Ospina Spotted In Napoli Ahead Of Move From Arsenal
- August 18, 2018

Multiple sources state this evening that Colombia worldwide Ospina is on his way to Italy for a medical. Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has confirmed that his club are still in talks with Arsenal over a potential deal for Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina . (more...)
England v India: third Test, day one England v India: third Test, day one
- August 18, 2018

The first day's play will start at 11 am local time and 3:30 pm IST. Delhi's wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant on Saturday (18 August) has been handed his Test cap for the third Test match between India and England . Having admitted their mistake in picking two spinners at Lord's, it is about time skipper Kohli and coach Shastri hit upon the optimal team combination. (more...)
Tsurenko upsets defending champion Muguruza in Cincinnati Tsurenko upsets defending champion Muguruza in Cincinnati
- August 18, 2018

I'm happy that I didn't feel pain", Muguruza said. A left knee injury forced second seed Wozniacki to retire from her match against Kiki Bertens . I competed. Didn't go my way. "I'm going to take that positive and keep training for the US Open". Next up for Tsurenko is a clash with Ekaterina Makarova as the Russian topped Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 6-2 6-0. (more...)
Premier League star reveals why he snubbed Real Madrid Premier League star reveals why he snubbed Real Madrid
- August 18, 2018

The responsibility is for Jesus [Perez, assistant manager] who coordinates everything to tell me "this player can play and it's not a risk". "I am very grateful to the club, to the fans and to Daniel (Levy)", said Pochettino, who signed a new five-year deal in May. (more...)
Cincinnati Open: Alexander Zverev ousted, Novak Djokovic through Cincinnati Open: Alexander Zverev ousted, Novak Djokovic through
- August 18, 2018

The 10th-seeded Serb, who has reached the final five times, suffered stomach problems during the match and was attended to by a doctor during the second set. 4 Alexander Zverev 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 on Wednesday . He won his first Masters title at the Western & Southern a year ago without dropping a set. Earlier on Wednesday, American world number three and 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens set up a third-round meeting with Elise Mertens by beating Germany's Tatjana Maria 6-3 6-2. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles Reveals Injury Update Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles Reveals Injury Update
- August 18, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz watches from the sideline. "I think everyone's made a big deal about it", Foles said . Tom Brady huddles with teammates in the first half. "That was kind of made up to me because that was never my intention that I would be a bad sport", he said after the Patriots' 37-20 win in the rematch. (more...)
Paul Finebaum Thinks Urban Meyer Survives at Ohio State Paul Finebaum Thinks Urban Meyer Survives at Ohio State
- August 18, 2018

Zach Smith was sacked by Ohio State in July after he was charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass during a dispute with Courtney Smith . Their only two losses came against Ohio State and Michigan State, which were both away games. Meyer was asked about the situation at Big Ten Media Days and denied knowing anything of the assault allegations. I'm doing my best possible job to keep an open mind. (more...)
Serena thinking of slain sister shortly before lopsided loss Serena thinking of slain sister shortly before lopsided loss
- August 18, 2018

Serena Williams and her daughter, Olympia . Tennis superstar Serena Williams says she found out her sister's killer had been released from prison minutes before her loss to Johanna Konta last month. "I looked at Olympia, and I was like, 'Listen, Mommy needs to get her body back, so Mommy's going to stop now.' We had a really good conversation", she continues. (more...)
Rafael Benitez: Newcastle can not allow anyone to go Rafael Benitez: Newcastle can not allow anyone to go
- August 18, 2018

Warnock questions criticism of Newcastle's spending, but he does admit that Benitez's future is crucial to them moving in the right direction. Football League clubs can also make loan signings during that time, meaning top-flight teams can ship players out - even if they cannot bring in any more new recruits. (more...)
Pereira, Arthur named in Brazil squad for friendlies Pereira, Arthur named in Brazil squad for friendlies
- August 18, 2018

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has been called up to the Brazil squad for the first time in his career. Ederson won his first senior cap for Brazil earlier this year but has been left out of the squad for personal reasons. (more...)
Mourinho has 'never been happier' with Pogba Mourinho has 'never been happier' with Pogba
- August 18, 2018

The trio all missed last Friday's 2-1 victory over Leicester City in the Premier League , with Valencia and Matic carrying minor injuries and Lingard having only recently returned to pre-season training. He said: "They are a team - with the quality they have in the squad - that you very much expect to be up there again". He's working well, playing well. (more...)
Ben Stokes returns, Sam Curran dropped for Trent Bridge Test vs India Ben Stokes returns, Sam Curran dropped for Trent Bridge Test vs India
- August 18, 2018

Whether he plays or not we've got some guys in good form in the team. India coach Ravi Shastri , meanwhile, has welcomed the prospect of Stokes' inclusion at Trent Bridge and said that he would pick the all-rounder if he were in Bayliss' position. (more...)
Bud Light giving fans free beer for Browns' first victory Bud Light giving fans free beer for Browns' first victory
- August 18, 2018

Dilly dilly, Cleveland, you have free Bud Light to look forward to this season. This system allowed the beer company to synchronize all online Victory Fridges to unlock at the same time in the event of a win for the Browns. If the Browns do win, the brewer will also be part of what's sure to a be memorable and celebratory moment. An electromagnetic smart lock connected to WiFi behind the back of the fridge will unlatch once given the signal that Cleveland won a game. (more...)
PGA Wyndham Championship Odds 8/13/18, Who Do Oddsmakers Favor? PGA Wyndham Championship Odds 8/13/18, Who Do Oddsmakers Favor?
- August 17, 2018

Jim Furyk , the United States captain in Paris next month, remains out on his own with a 58 in the Travelers Championship in 2016. "I don't do this every day". Arjun Atwal had a 61 in 2010. Brandt Snedeker's opening round at the Wyndham Championship puts him in the history books. "It's awesome to see". (more...)
Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid will win again, no one will doubt it Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid will win again, no one will doubt it
- August 17, 2018

On top of that, Real have just sold their best and arguably greatest ever player as Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus for €100 million. Real looked stronger and slicker than Atletico for large parts of the game but failed to see it out, a marked contrast to many big matches under Zidane, when they would often snatch victory without playing particularly well. (more...)
Pochettino reiterates his commitment to Tottenham Hotspur
- August 17, 2018

Twickenham Stadium in London and Stadium MK in Milton Keynes have both been presented as potential alternatives, as has playing the game at City's Etihad Stadium. "Then in 20 years, I am going to be remembered for winning the Premier League". "That is the only way we can act and repay the effort that they are doing for the club". (more...)
Premier League referee quits — Bobby Madley Premier League referee quits — Bobby Madley
- August 17, 2018

The circumstances around his departure are unclear, but it is thought it could be linked to a video posted on social media. The official from West Yorkshire was not present at last week's meeting of all select group referees at St George's Park, where they were tested and prepared for the season. (more...)
Nasir Jamshed banned for 10 years in PSL spot-fixing case Nasir Jamshed banned for 10 years in PSL spot-fixing case
- August 17, 2018

Jamshed was found to have violated articles 2.4.6 (not cooperating with investigation) and 2.4.7 (obstructing and delaying investigation) of the Pakistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption code. Rizvi said that even if Jamshed returned from his 10-year ban, he will not be engaged in any cricket management role. This year, he faced five further charges related to fixing, all of which were proven said Rizvi, who said it was "a matter of sadness that another player has spoiled his career". (more...)
Deontay Wilder gatecrashes Tyson Fury weigh-in to trade insults with rival Deontay Wilder gatecrashes Tyson Fury weigh-in to trade insults with rival
- August 17, 2018

Wilder shouted "Bomb Squad" as Fury took to the scales on Friday afternoon but Fury's father, John, took umbrage with the interruption and let "The Bronze Bomber" know all about it. A Las Vegas showdown in November/December has been mentioned. That was significantly lighter than the 19st 10lbs he weighed for his comeback win over Sefer Seferi in June. (more...)
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne out for three months with knee injury Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne out for three months with knee injury
- August 17, 2018

Speaking in a recent interview, the 47-year-old said his plans in England are to dethrone the 20-time league champions and rivals United. He was a second-half substitute in the 2-0 Premier League-opening victory over Arsenal on Sunday, coming on in the 60th minute. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane has eyes set on managing Manchester United Zinedine Zidane has eyes set on managing Manchester United
- August 17, 2018

Sky Sports is reporting that the Red Devils have refuted speculation in the British media that Mourinho and Pogba have become embroiled in a fresh spat at Old Trafford. I don't care [about what he said after Leicester]. "He's very polite, he's very educated, he never had a fight with me", Mourinho added. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has dismissed suggestions that Paul Pogba is unhappy at Old Trafford, claiming that the midfielder is "working extremely well". (more...)
Woods at best in majors with lead Woods at best in majors with lead
- August 17, 2018

A great win for Brooks Koepka at last weeks PGA championship by two shots from a resurgent Tiger Woods , love him or hate him Golf needs the Tiger! "It's tough to beat when the guy hits it 340 down the middle", Woods said. At hole 14, he was only 1 shot back of Koepka and Scott. It wasn't going to happen. He's got deft touch and a pure putting stroke, but is more about overpowering golf courses than overthinking them. (more...)

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