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Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Responds To Arsene Wenger Suggestion
- August 12, 2017

Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United could still sign one more player, but he will not be "crying" if they do not. "He is strong physically, has a good personality and technique". Both Guardiola and Mourinho could argue that their first seasons were transitional campaigns. We tried to make it a young squad and we did it earlier and we are lucky because it would be more expensive now in the last weeks. (more...)
Man City boss Pep Guardiola: Premier League spending is unsustainable Man City boss Pep Guardiola: Premier League spending is unsustainable
- August 12, 2017

The main issues that plagued United were the inability to finish matches off, especially at Old Trafford, and a lack of goals . Mourinho's solution for United's profligacy in front of goal was to sign Romelu Lukaku for a reported £75million from Everton . (more...)
Nadal crashes out, Federer advances in Rogers Cup Nadal crashes out, Federer advances in Rogers Cup
- August 12, 2017

Roger Federer continued the trend, following up a 4-6 loss in the first set with a 6-4, 6-2 finish. But his success at the Canadian Open should catapult him into the Top-100 and he has set his sights on the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals, which will feature the finest 21-and-under singles players on the Tour. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte expects six-team Premier League title race Chelsea boss Conte expects six-team Premier League title race
- August 12, 2017

Amongst this seemingly ever growing number of loanees, there are five of Chelsea's most highly rated young stars who have joined Premier League teams. Chelsea begin their defence at home to Burnley on Saturday and the Italian is expecting a tough battle as Chelsea seek to become the first team to retain the league since Manchester United in the 2008-09 campaign. (more...)
Paul Scholes questions Chelsea's sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester Utd Paul Scholes questions Chelsea's sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester Utd
- August 12, 2017

Ibrahimovic left Paris St Germain for Manchester United last summer and hit 28 goals before his season was curtailed by injury. An inability to break down weaker sides at Old Trafford and a failure to take chances were a huge frustration for Jose Mourinho. (more...)
Ex-Lobo Frerichs 2nd in steeplechase at world championships Ex-Lobo Frerichs 2nd in steeplechase at world championships
- August 12, 2017

Frerichs finished 11th in the steeplechase finals a year ago in a time of 9:22.87. Amidst all that it was Jebet who was controlling that pace, with Jepkemoi sitting behind her and with the American duo both sitting in comfortable positions. (more...)
Antonio Conte: Champions Chelsea must strengthen Antonio Conte: Champions Chelsea must strengthen
- August 12, 2017

He was speaking to Marca: " I knew Conte loved me, and I had talked to him many times ". Head coach Antonio Conte provided a fitness update ahead of the game at Stamford Bridge, revealing Pedro has not recovered from a problem he sustained before being sent off in the Community Shield against Arsenal last week. (more...)
Guardiola says current spending in football is unsustainable
- August 12, 2017

Former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Guardiola claimed it was necessary to reinvigorate City's ageing squad but he will only seek to add one or two new faces in forthcoming seasons. We were not able with those players to find a solution. Guardiola struck a satisfied tone when discussing his raft of fresh full-backs and their ability to have a transformative effect on City's play this season. (more...)
Manchester United vs West Ham: Potential XI with three at the back Manchester United vs West Ham: Potential XI with three at the back
- August 12, 2017

The out-of-contract Swede is conducting his rehabilitation at United's training camp and Mourinho said: "Zlatan showed very clearly that what he did last season was not enough for him". "There's no guarantee, I just think a manager in the second year knows the club and players better". I'll just go with everything I have to try to win every match we play. (more...)
Chelsea boss offers Diego Costa update amid squad size concerns
- August 12, 2017

Chelsea and Diego Costa's dispute is no nearer to a resolution as the Blues begin their Premier League title defence in an apparent legal wrangle with the exiled striker. A Chelsea spokesman intervened, saying: "Nothing to report on that". What happens in the transfer market, the club is trying to do their best. With Eden Hazard already sidelined having broken his ankle in June, Pedro's absence will be a major blow to our chances - especially with the squad depth issues that Conte is ... (more...)
Ram 3500 Improves Towing and Torque Capability Ram 3500 Improves Towing and Torque Capability
- August 12, 2017

Cummins has massaged its 6.7-liter I6 diesel to produce 30 lb-ft more than before and officially make it the class leader in torque (that's 155 lb-ft per cylinder, by the way). Heavy-duty pickup trucks have a new number to chase: 930. The in-house hitch from Ram accommodates trailers normally reserved for Class 4 and 5 trucks. (more...)
Arsene Wenger expects female managers in Premier League Arsene Wenger expects female managers in Premier League
- August 12, 2017

Undermining Wenger's quest for harmony is the uncertainty surrounding several first-team players. But Leicester is in a battle to hold onto their top stars just like Arsenal - Riyad Mahrez has been the subject of multiple bids this summer and could leave before the transfer window shuts. (more...)
Top 25 Manchester City players of the Premier League era - #1 Top 25 Manchester City players of the Premier League era - #1
- August 12, 2017

Key to their success was a 13-game winning streak that stretched from October to January. Conte admitted prior to Chelsea's FA Community Shield defeat against Arsenal last weekend that he is anticipating the most hard season of his managerial career, and Lampard believes the Italian's comments are as much an attempt to motivate his players as a challenge to the board to pursue signings. (more...)
Match-winner Giroud can still do a job for Arsenal, says Wenger
- August 12, 2017

Other the other hand, Riyad Mahrez & Co will be looking to cause an upset of sorts by beating the London heavyweights. The Gunners have never lost a Premier League game on a Friday, winning six of seven matches. Then Leicester went 3-2 up and then Arsenal's late two-goal show saw them take all three points. "Yes, but we scored four goals as well and the game was of quality". (more...)
Merson: Merson: "Arsenal would let Sanchez go to PSG tomorrow"
- August 12, 2017

However, there are plenty of absentees for Arsene Wenger to contend with as Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker and Alexis Sanchez all miss out due to lack of fitness. "We don't want to be a selling club, we want to be a buying club", Shakespeare said in his press conference ahead of the Arsenal game. "He is a collective player, an intelligent player as well ". (more...)
Eagles trade Jordan Matthews and draft pick for corrnerback Eagles trade Jordan Matthews and draft pick for corrnerback
- August 12, 2017

He is entering the final year of his deal. "The 5-11, 193-pound Darby was a second-round draft pick of the Bills in 2015". In wake of the Buffalo Bills' preseason opener, general manager Brandon Beane already has an eye toward the organization's future. (more...)
Ilkay Gundogan could play for Manchester City next week, says Pep Guardiola Ilkay Gundogan could play for Manchester City next week, says Pep Guardiola
- August 12, 2017

But despite missing half of the season to injury, Gundogan was still able to have an impact for the City team, scoring three goals in the Premier League and completing 92% of his attempted passes. Pep Guardiola is hoping to give the Germany worldwide, who damaged a cruciate ligament in December , some game time when City travel to Spain for a training camp next week. (more...)
Dolphins rookie LB Raekwon McMillan leaves preseason opener injured Dolphins rookie LB Raekwon McMillan leaves preseason opener injured
- August 12, 2017

After the Dolphins were pinned deep in their own one-yard line midway through the fourth quarter, it was undrafted rookie Damore'ea Stringfellow who took a David Fales pass 99 yards for a touchdown to give the Dolphins a 20-23 lead. (more...)
Triple H Says He Thinks Ronda Rousey Is Unsure About WWE Triple H Says He Thinks Ronda Rousey Is Unsure About WWE
- August 12, 2017

And while the rumors did swirl after her appearance alongside The Rock at WrestleMania 31 , as well as in the run-up to her last UFC fight against reigning champion Amanda Nunes, the former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion appears to be especially close to making the transition from mixed martial arts to professional wrestling . (more...)
Townsend backing promoted Brighton to survive then thrive in Premier League Townsend backing promoted Brighton to survive then thrive in Premier League
- August 12, 2017

City are now heading into their 16th consecutive season in the top flight and are one of only six clubs to have lifted the trophy, doing so in 2012 and 2014. They've got at least five players - Sane, Sterling, Aguero, Jesus, De Bruyne - capable of scoring in double digits, but with some questions regarding the center-forward position, the key man is likely to be De Bruyne. (more...)
Arsenal vs. Leicester City
- August 12, 2017

Spurs raced into a two goal lead after 30 minutes when Sherringham and Anderton scored two well worked goals but Wednesday pegged them back in the second half with a goal from Dan Petrescu before Colin Calderwood of Spurs scored an own goal to level things up on 66 minutes. (more...)
American Reese lands fourth long jump world title American Reese lands fourth long jump world title
- August 12, 2017

Klishina of Russian Federation claimed the silver with 7.00m with Tianna Bartoletta taking the bronze at 6.97m on her final attempt. In her sombre post-race activity, she displayed the words that had been written on the inside of her vest number - "RIP Paw Paw". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp rules Philippe Coutinho out among 4 injuries for Watford trip Jurgen Klopp rules Philippe Coutinho out among 4 injuries for Watford trip
- August 12, 2017

Manager Jurgen Klopp has recently reiterated that Liverpool are under no pressure to sell their best players and remained confident that Coutinho would remain a Reds player come the beginning of September. The Blaugrana have reportedly been interested in the playmaker for the past few transfer windows , and recent reports suggest the club have rejected two bids from the Catalans in this window alone. (more...)
Eagles trade Jordan Matthews, 3rd-round pick to Bills for Ronald Darby Eagles trade Jordan Matthews, 3rd-round pick to Bills for Ronald Darby
- August 12, 2017

The moves were announced early Friday afternoon, a day after Buffalo opened its preseason with a 17-10 loss to Minnesota. The shakeup continues an off-season overhaul under new coach Sean McDermott and GM Brandon Beane. for all he has contributed to our organization since we drafted him in 2014", added Snead. After losing a wide receiver and adding a cornerback in the Watkins deal, the Bills did the opposite in another trade. (more...)
Pep Guardiola hopeful of Ilkay Gundogan return next week Pep Guardiola hopeful of Ilkay Gundogan return next week
- August 12, 2017

Bernardo Silva , meanwhile, arrived from Monaco, further strengthening a stellar attacking department that also contains Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane, David Silva, Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling. "Since I started playing regularly in the Bundesliga it all happened so fast". Guardiola will travel to Brighton with new signings Bernardo Silva , Ederson Moraes, Kyle Walker and Danilo , although Benjamin Mendy is still working his way back to fitness after a thigh injury. (more...)
Crespo tips Man United to win Premier League Crespo tips Man United to win Premier League
- August 12, 2017

Rob Fielding says a damaging financial gap between Premier League and Football League continues to be ignored by Premier League chiefs. Blackpool were surprisingly promoted from the Championship the season before with manager Ian Holloway (A young Seamus Coleman was part of the promotion push) and before a ball had even been kicked in the league, everybody was writing them off. (more...)
Marlins owner Loria agrees to sell team to Jeter group Marlins owner Loria agrees to sell team to Jeter group
- August 12, 2017

But Jeter, the former New York Yankees star shortstop, will run the business and baseball sides of the organization, the source said. The report claims Major League Baseball is expecting to receive a written agreement for the purchase by Friday. (more...)
Pep purring over Silva Pep purring over Silva
- August 12, 2017

At least on paper, you have to point towards Manchester to see the highest quality grouping of players. "Of course, they played for United, but they said that both clubs are fantastic and that I would enjoy the Premier League because it's the best league, the stadiums are always full, and people love football ". (more...)
Olympics: LA approves host city contract for 2028 Games Olympics: LA approves host city contract for 2028 Games
- August 12, 2017

At a meeting of city council on the Olympics , council members unanimously voted to pursue the 2028 Games while ceding the 2024 Games to Paris . The city had matched the amount. The Olympics have a notorious history of runaway costs, but city officials have argued their plan will stay in the black by relying on the region's many existing stadiums and arenas, including the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Staples Center. (more...)
Barcelona eye up £72m move for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio Barcelona eye up £72m move for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio
- August 12, 2017

His previous contract was due to expire in 2018. He replaced Gareth Bale in Zinedine Zidane's starting XI and became a pivotal part of the side. The Spain worldwide midfielder, whose previous deal was to expire in 2018, has penned a new, four-year commitment with the option of a fifth season, and is set to earn an annual salary of six million euros. (more...)