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Bielsa admits to spying on all Leeds' opponents Bielsa admits to spying on all Leeds' opponents
- January 18, 2019

Leeds are four points clear of Sheffield United at the top of the Championship and Cooper is desperate to lead the club back to the Premier League after 15 seasons outside the top flight. Bielsa revealed that he has done the same thing with every team he has faced this season, having started watching opponents' training sessions ahead of the 2002 World Cup when he managed Argentina. (more...)
Double Dose Of Winter Weather On The Way Double Dose Of Winter Weather On The Way
- January 18, 2019

Another round of wintry weather caused slippery conditions on area roadways this morning. Beginning around 5 p.m. Saturday the system will move into the region possibly dropping several inches of snow on the ground before turning into rain for the rest of the night and for most of Sunday . (more...)
Ruthless Nadal, Wozniacki fly into Open round two Ruthless Nadal, Wozniacki fly into Open round two
- January 17, 2019

Her opponent, a former top-50 player, was too erratic to trouble the three-times Grand Slam victor, committing nearly three times as many unforced errors as Kerber. This was his last Australian Open and the question is whether he will be able to compete at Wimbledon, where he won two of his three major titles. (more...)
Hasan Salihamidzic: Bayern Munich really want to sign Callum Hudson-Odoi Hasan Salihamidzic: Bayern Munich really want to sign Callum Hudson-Odoi
- January 12, 2019

The latest is believed to meet Chelsea's valuation of the player and Bayern Munich are awaiting a response. The young winger featured for the whole game in Chelsea's Carabao Cup Semi Final First Leg loss to Tottenham last night , in a move that many read as Sarri trying to convince the England worldwide to stay. (more...)
Callum Hudson-Odoi ready for Chelsea first team - Maurizio Sarri Callum Hudson-Odoi ready for Chelsea first team - Maurizio Sarri
- January 09, 2019

The 18-year-old played the full game on Saturday as Chelsea beat Nottingham Forest in the third round of the FA Cup . However, Chelsea are not the only Premier League club aiming to land the signature of the exciting young talent as Manchester United are also preparing a bid for Barella, who made his global debut for Italy in October. (more...)
Oldham Upsets Fulham, Newport Beats Leicester in FA Cup Giant Killing Sunday Oldham Upsets Fulham, Newport Beats Leicester in FA Cup Giant Killing Sunday
- January 08, 2019

Oldham keeper Daniel Ivarsen then saved a spot-kick from Aleksandar before Callum Lang netted a dramatic late victor. Newport manager Michael Flynn was ecstatic at the final whistle and described the victory as being in his top three career highlights. (more...)
Grizzles acquire Justin Holiday from Bulls Grizzles acquire Justin Holiday from Bulls
- January 05, 2019

The Bulls sent shooting guard Justin Holiday to the Grizzlies for shooting guards Wayne Selden and MarShon Brooks , as well as two second-round draft picks. It has always been thought that the Bulls would try end rid themselves of a player or two, prior to the February 7 trade deadline. Payne came to Chicago via a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016-17 season. (more...)
Celtic player could be set to move to arch-rivals Rangers Celtic player could be set to move to arch-rivals Rangers
- January 05, 2019

As the former West Ham, Tottenham and Portsmouth forward, who also had a spell at Toronto FC, prepares to leave the Vitality Stadium, Howe maintains it was worthwhile bringing him to the south coast. "The Rangers thing is something that would interest me, absolutely", Adam told a media event in Glasgow. Defoe joined Bournemouth on a free transfer in June 2017 following Sunderland's relegation from the Premier League. (more...)
Man City Hosts Liverpool in Vital Clash in Premier League Title Race Man City Hosts Liverpool in Vital Clash in Premier League Title Race
- January 04, 2019

The only way I ever dealt with losing was by getting back on the bus and thinking about what went wrong on the way home, and then starting again. Liverpool managed just seven total shots, and City managed to pull off the win it needed to get fully back into the title race. (more...)
How to Watch Cardiff City vs How to Watch Cardiff City vs
- January 03, 2019

The victory took Spurs back above City into second place and within six points of leaders Liverpool . For his part, Warnock suggested that Cardiff , who remain in 16th place three points above the relegation zone, may need to go shopping during the January transfer window. (more...)
After 16 Seasons, Bengals Pull Plug on Marvin Lewis As Coach After 16 Seasons, Bengals Pull Plug on Marvin Lewis As Coach
- January 02, 2019

Joseph's two seasons in charge featured a record of 11 wins and 21 losses. From a New England perspective, where the longest-tenured head coach doesn't appear to ready to retire, the openings present opportunties for teams to poach either offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels or de facto defensive coordinator Brian Flores from Bill Belichick's staff. (more...)
Hopman Cup: Serena Williams and Roger Federer to play for first time Hopman Cup: Serena Williams and Roger Federer to play for first time
- January 02, 2019

Earlier, Federer hardly broke sweat in his singles match against Tiafoe, taking his game up a notch at 4-4 in the first set to win 6-4 6-1. The 23-time grand slam victor wasn't particularly hindered by the inconvenience however, snaring two breaks in the second set to wrap up the match in 104 minutes. (more...)
Eden Hazard replies when asked if he’ll extend his Chelsea FC contract Eden Hazard replies when asked if he’ll extend his Chelsea FC contract
- December 30, 2018

Hazard has flourished playing in the middle as a false nine, but, despite his excellent recent form, the ex-Lille man has insisted his preferred position is on the wing. Asked if he agreed with Chelsea's policy, Sarri replied: "It depends on the single situation I think". "I can not see a problem of Hazard in this role". (more...)
Guardiola: Man City face doubts about title challenge Guardiola: Man City face doubts about title challenge
- December 28, 2018

It gave Leicester their second straight win, moving them up to seventh, while Manchester City are now down in third, seven points off leaders Liverpool and a point behind second-place Tottenham . "I'm really naive, I thought that is really nice 'thank you very much.' Then now I heard after the game it was about another result". "Obviously nobody told our crowd that Tottenham won 5-0 [against Bournemouth ]". (more...)
Solskjaer smile boosting United already says Young Solskjaer smile boosting United already says Young
- December 25, 2018

The 5-1 win at the Cardiff City Stadium was the first time United have scored five in a Premier League match since Sir Alex Ferguson's last game in charge more than five years ago. "As you will all be aware, the legendary Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is our new boss and we couldn't have started off upon his return to the club in a better way". (more...)
Mourinho leaves Manchester United Mourinho leaves Manchester United
- December 24, 2018

One of Mourinho's persistent complaints this season was his lack of support in the transfer market, but Solskjaer has revealed he will contribute to recruitment. Respect. I can't wait to help the team! Solskjaer's place in United's folklore means he is likely to receive a rapturous welcome when they play their next home match against Huddersfield Town on Dec 26. (more...)
Pep Guardiola bemoans Kyle Walker gifting Crystal Palace key penalty Pep Guardiola bemoans Kyle Walker gifting Crystal Palace key penalty
- December 23, 2018

It seemed to be business as usual for City after German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan nodded them in front in the 27th minute, meeting a Fabian Delph cross from deep with a firm, downward header. Chelsea was another club that got upset, as a Jamie Vardy goal handed Leicester a momentum-producing 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shot to the top of the Premier League scoring charts with two goals in the 3-1 home win over struggling Burnley in the ... (more...)
Players get away with murder! - Keane blames United stars for Mourinho sacking Players get away with murder! - Keane blames United stars for Mourinho sacking
- December 22, 2018

Solskjaer will hit the ground running at United, who will play five matches in 15 days beginning with Saturday's Premier League clash at Cardiff , where the former Norway worldwide spent nine months as a coach in 2014. I am one of them. "Especially if Pochettino comes in, he wants his players to play football and play with confidence so he'll need a couple of centre-halves who can play football and can play out from the back". (more...)
Twitter reacts to Manchester United firing Jose Mourinho Twitter reacts to Manchester United firing Jose Mourinho
- December 19, 2018

Their current haul of 26 points from 17 games is their lowest ever at this stage in a Premier League season. Mourinho said after Sunday's loss 3-1 loss at Liverpool that a top-four finish was still possible. During the 2016/17 season Manchester United finished in sixth place, but won the League Cup and the Europa League - with the latter securing qualification for the Champions League. (more...)
Curran and Unadkat are IPL millionaires, Hetmyer to RCB, Curran and Unadkat are IPL millionaires, Hetmyer to RCB,
- December 19, 2018

Yuvraj Singh was sold to Mumbai Indians at his base price of Rs 1 crore after he went unsold in the first round of bidding in the Indian Premier League Auction. Another Caribbean star Carlos Brathwaite went for Rs 5 crore to the Kolkata Knight Riders . The architect-turned cricketer said getting a buyer for a base price of Rs 20 lakh was the only thing on his mind. (more...)
Bayern Munich: Quick guide to Liverpool’s Champions League last 16 opponents Bayern Munich: Quick guide to Liverpool’s Champions League last 16 opponents
- December 17, 2018

Barcelona will be feeling confident going into their last 16 tie against Lyon , particularly with the history books being on their side as the Catalans have come out on top in all three previous two-legged meetings between the two. 'Juventus have strengthened with the signing of Ronaldo but we have good players too'. European football's greatest accolade has so-far evaded the mega-rich club. (more...)
Jabari Parker reportedly dropped from Chicago Bulls rotation Jabari Parker reportedly dropped from Chicago Bulls rotation
- December 16, 2018

Parker , who grew up in Chicago and played his high school ball at the famed Simeon Career Academy, says he was surprised by the move. After the Bulls struggled, former coach Fred Hoiberg shifted Parker to a reserve role after three games in the preseason. (more...)
Manchester City, Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling, Tottenham, Christian Eriksen, Wilfried Zaha Manchester City, Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling, Tottenham, Christian Eriksen, Wilfried Zaha
- December 16, 2018

However, the 25-year-old struggled for form on Catalonia despite being a regular, and was even voted the "worst signing of the season" by Marca readers in April 2017. "After that he went to the World Cup and when he came back I had the feeling that he was a little bit exhausted still". Kevin De Bruyne is also closing in on a return and could feature on Saturday, although Guardiola may opt against throwing him straight in from the start despite an injury to David Silva . (more...)
Can fading force Jose Mourinho deny Liverpool's title march again? Can fading force Jose Mourinho deny Liverpool's title march again?
- December 16, 2018

United meanwhile were enduring a horrific season, with most commentators labelling David Moyes a dead man walking. "But they are a good team, the intensity they play at makes the game hard, but we have to match that and try to improve it". (more...)
Piers Morgan's controversial tweet on Pele's criticism of Lionel Messi Piers Morgan's controversial tweet on Pele's criticism of Lionel Messi
- December 09, 2018

Lionel Messi was a product of Barcelona's La Masia academy, joining as a 13-year-old. According to the football legend, 5-time Ballon d'Or victor Lionel Messi is less "complete" than himself or Diego Maradona , citing Messi's generally one-sided kicks and no headers. (more...)
Watford 1 - 2 Man City | 04 Dec 2018 Watford 1 - 2 Man City | 04 Dec 2018
- December 05, 2018

Cedric Soares lined up the resulting free-kick 20 yards from goal and curled a superb effort over the United wall and into the top corner of De Gea's net. Premier League football is back for a bumper midweek round of games . Watford's miserable afternoon was compounded in the closing stages when Etienne Capoue was given a straight red card after an apparent two-footed challenge on Kelechi Iheanacho. (more...)
Kareem Hunt 'embarrassed' by video of attack on woman Kareem Hunt 'embarrassed' by video of attack on woman
- December 05, 2018

The league then made a halfhearted attempt to get the video of the February incident and interview the victims. Hunt is shown being restrained several times by friends before pushing a woman to the ground, when he proceeds to kick her. As we've done in the past, when things come up that's where we go. "I just want to let the world know how sorry I am for my actions". "As part of our internal discussions with Kareem, several members of our management team spoke directly to him", the Chiefs ... (more...)
Klopp sorry after wild celebrations following 'weird' Liverpool victor Klopp sorry after wild celebrations following 'weird' Liverpool victor
- December 05, 2018

Divock Origi scored the 96th minute victor against Everton , which prompted Klopp to sprint onto the pitch and celebrate with goalkeeper Alisson . We knew how strong they were but today they were outstandingly strong and hard with the way they played. " We have proved we are capable of matching any team on our day ". (more...)
NBA Report: Cavs Players Upset By Kyle Korver Trade to Utah 3 NBA Report: Cavs Players Upset By Kyle Korver Trade to Utah 3
- November 30, 2018

Korver has made 2,238 career 3-pointers, fourth-most in National Basketball Association history and tops among current players. Burks, meanwhile, leaves the only franchise he has ever known. "I was shocked when he told me", said Jazz rookie Grayson Allen . "Everyone was a little bit surprised", Allen said before the Jazz's road game against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. (more...)
Baker Mayfield Shares Why He Snubbed Hue Jackson After Browns Beat Bengals Baker Mayfield Shares Why He Snubbed Hue Jackson After Browns Beat Bengals
- November 28, 2018

Hue Jackson , against all odds, began working for a new team right after being let go by the Cleveland Browns , and the immediacy of the role change for Jackson has rubbed some members of the Browns the wrong way. Chubb capped the opening drive of the game with his one-yard TD run and made the catch of the day when he caught Mayfield's pass behind the head of Bengals safety Brandon Wilson, for a 14-yard touchdown and a 28-0 lead. (more...)
Chelsea announce new N'Golo Kante contract with superb video tribute Chelsea announce new N'Golo Kante contract with superb video tribute
- November 25, 2018

Kante made his Chelsea debut in the 2016-17 season, producing a memorable midfield performance as they beat West Ham United 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. Hazard's deal with unbeaten Chelsea runs until June 2020 and speculation over his future at the club has intensified since his impressive displays for Belgium at the World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Cowboys' Thanksgiving win keeps NFC East race wide open Cowboys' Thanksgiving win keeps NFC East race wide open
- November 25, 2018

When the Cowboys best players came to play, which Cooper did with touchdown receptions of 40 and 90 yards in the third quarter, this team made a terrific case for the best in a division that remains wide open. Native American advocacy groups have been pleading for a name change for years, and it is these exact situations that make it obvious that such an evolution is required. (more...)
"John Wall Fined After Telling Coach Scott Brooks 'F--k You:" Report
- November 22, 2018

Despite similar counting stats and Wall's name recognition, Beal may be the more attractive trade piece. Washington were previously hesitant to include Wall or Beal in discussions for players like Kawhi Leonard or Jimmy Butler , but given their recent struggles , it has become apparent that "it needs to start considering overtures for them". (more...)
Brazil 1-0 Cameroon: Neymar goes off injured as Brazil win friendly Brazil 1-0 Cameroon: Neymar goes off injured as Brazil win friendly
- November 22, 2018

A 1v1 challenge with Uruguay goalkeeper Martin Campana felled the 19-year-old Mbappe, and France coach Didier Deschamps did not have a decent prognosis. "Thank you to everyone who sent messages wishing me a speedy recovery, I don't think it's serious", Neymar wrote on Instagram . Kylian Mbappe forward of France Football team in action during the friendly global match between France and Uruguay at Stade de France on November 20, 2018 in Paris, France. (more...)
Adnan Januzaj says Manchester United will return to the top Adnan Januzaj says Manchester United will return to the top
- November 20, 2018

The difference, however, has largely been attributed to a fixture schedule that has seen United play two fewer matches than in the same period past year. Prone to publicly airing his grievances and banishing players from the first team, the environment at Old Trafford can often become toxic. That was construed by paranoid Hammers as further proof their new hero is growing fed up of the situation. (more...)