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Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Stoke City

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Now, Antonio Conte has confirmed that the player is in contention for the game against Stoke this weekend. "After a really bad injury, not simple, he broke his leg in a bad way". The young defender has impressed Conte with his start to life at Stamford Bridge and he looks assured enough on the ball to take over in the middle of the back line. Read More »

Jose Mourinho aiming for fifth Carabao Cup win

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Mourinho said in his press conference he was happy with the way Anthony Martial is playing now, the boss praised Martial and said "he's a happy guy and he's working extremely well". It was only a minor irritation as United produced a vibrant display with Rashford, leading the line instead of the rested Romelu Lukaku , in deadly form as the Red Devils eased through to a fourth-round trip to Swansea . Read More »

Today's Brokerage Rating: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in OPK . The business's quarterly revenue was down 12.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. The company has market cap of $3.49 billion. Past 5 years growth of OPK observed at 12.00%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at -7.60%. Read More »

Former Australian Fast Bowler Slams His Own Teammates And Praises Kohli

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Though Virat Kohli was within the laws of the game to do so, it did not sit well with the keeper and the bowler. At the non-striker's end, Kohli took off on the quick run while Wade was hunched over. "He seems to want to fight with everyone and he seems to play 10 times better when he does fight with people", Clark seems to be warning Australian pacer not to poke Kohli on the field as it might get worse for them. Read More »

Conte Makes 7 Changes: Predicted Chelsea Line-Up vs Stoke City

Strangely, this is a rerun of Tuesday's League Cup match - same two teams, same location . "They have been the most entertaining side going forward in the league", he said. Chelsea have been given three red cards in five Premier League games after David Luiz was dismissed for a late lunge against Arsenal last Sunday. Read More »

North Carolina State upsets Florida State

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And it's the first time the Seminoles have lost their first two games of the season since 1989. After its game vs. Louisiana-Monroe was canceled and a Week 3 matchup with Miami was postponed because of Hurricane Irma, the Week 4 game was just FSU's second of the season. Read More »

Wenger denies ill-treatment for wantaway Sanchez

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Wenger believes the high fees will increase the likelihood of players running down their contracts and then leaving clubs on free transfers. "He always seems to play well against Chelsea , I thought he was outstanding in the Community Shield against them". Read More »

Kickboxing star Gökhan Saki wins UFC debut with massive KO

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Yes, the fight went deep into the first round. The UFC's return to Japan hosted Saki's second bout under MMA rules and it was memorable to say the least. Da Silva had the gassed 33-year-old backed up against the cage with the referee ready to step in as Saki was rocked with power elbows and punches. With Saki in trouble against the fence, Da Silva released the clinch and allowed "The Turkish Tyson" a little space. Read More »

Antonio Conte claims one player will feature more after cup heroics

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Costa, a key figure in Chelsea's two PL title wins in the last three seasons, appeared to have sealed his inevitable exit from Chelsea after they agreed to sell the 28-year-old back to Atletico Madrid. "I used to really enjoy watching him go about his business because he was different - he had an edge, and the reaction of other players to him was interesting". Read More »

Paul Ince states 'tough' prediction for Stoke v Chelsea

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Stoke began well with a 1-0 win over the Gunners, but have faltered since and haven't won in four games. He said: "I think they've had more sent off than in the whole of past year". And if that makes City more attractive it may also make them more easily disrupted, as we saw last season when they won their first 10 matches in scintillating style only to falter in October. Read More »

Ander Herrera: Toffees victory was not easy to come by

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Conte's stand-off with Costa had proved an unwelcome distraction this season after the Chelsea forward was told by the Italian that he was no longer part of his plans. "It is a very important game for us", Conte said . "We must be ready". While Guardiola has strengthened his squad in the off-season it's the quartet who have been at the forefront of City's table topping start. Read More »

Rossi qualifies third in MotoGP return

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The Spaniard starts on the second row in the company of Cal Crutchlow and Dani Pedrosa . Rossi defied medical forecasts in returning for this race after missing San Marino last weekend. Marquez will be cursing his late spill when his Honda slipped from under him in a downhill stretch with the bike on the edge of the track. Rossi will start beside Jorge Lorenzo , the Ducati rider having to come through Q1 after a disappointing showing in FP3, and Vinales. Read More »

Kurt Zouma fires warning at Chelsea team-mates ahead of Stoke clash

The Blues needed only a point to reach 1,800 Premier League points - third-highest in the division's history. Chelsea will be without centre-back David Luiz who is suspended after being sent off against Arsenal , although the Brazilian's return will not be further delayed by the wrist fracture he picked up in that game. Read More »

Conte explains why Chelsea farmed Zouma out on loan

Last season City's failure to win a trophy was put down to the "process" under Pep as they lost in the FA Cup semifinals, were knocked out of the Champions League in the Round of 16 and finished a distant third in the Premier League. "It won't be easy to have these games very close". "We have Stoke and two really important games with Atletico and against Manchester City". However, Guardiola has unleashed the pair to devastating effect this season, with Aguero scoring six goals in six ... Read More »

Kuldeep hat-trick sets up India's win against Australia

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Steve Smith's innings was crucial to Australia's run chase and as soon as he departed, India sensed they had broken through a major door of their success. They're the things that you have to work out and adapt when you're here. "We have noticed in the last, sort of 12 months, we've had a batting collapse in both formats". Read More »

Chelsea Takes on Injury Ridden Stoke in the Premier League

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Chelsea need a point in this game to reach 1800 Premier League points (currently 1799) - only Arsenal (1829) and Manchester United (2034) have more in the competition. Hughes, a combative striker himself, believes English football will miss Costa, who is set to complete his return to Atletico Madrid after a summer stand-off with Chelsea . Read More »

Mourinho: Scrapping EFL Cup could help English clubs in Europe

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Anthony Martial must wait to discover if he has played his way back into Manchester United's starting line-up for the Premier League visit to Southampton after scoring for the second consecutive game. United made nine changes from the side that started against Everton last Sunday but still fielded a strong lineup that underlined Jose Mourinho's attacking options. Read More »

Gareth Barry reveals second Arsene Wenger transfer approach

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Arsene Wenger has a strong squad to choose from with just Danny Welbeck and Francis Coquelin expected to miss the match, along with long-term absentee Santi Cazorla. Gareth Barry will break the Premier League appearance record and play in his 633rd top-flight game if he features against the Gunners . How do you think a nine point gap will affect Arsenal? He's now level with Ryan Giggs on 632 appearances in the competition. Read More »

Stump mic reveals how MS Dhoni continues to lead team India

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Australia ODI squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner , Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Patrick Cummins, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa. Read More »

League Cup is a waste of energy, says Guardiola

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United, whose top players include Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku, are now joint top of the English Premier League and have qualified for the Champions League after winning the second-tier Europa League last season. But Aguero finished the campaign with 33 goals in all competitions and already has six goals in six games in 2017-18, including a hat trick against Watford last weekend. Read More »

Man Utd and Man City title challenges analysed on The Debate Live

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But Mourinho will be hoping that his United players can replicate what his Chelsea side of 2014/15 did once they were caught by City. "I think United have shown that they have that bit that Fergie's team always had". "Some of us got burned last year after Manchester City's incredible start last year". I think the team that finishes above United will win the Premier League , and I think that team will be City. Read More »

Danny Welbeck facing month on sidelines with groin injury

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With two weeks off for the October worldwide break, the time table for return, at the earliest, is almost a month from now. Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil , midfielder Francis Coquelin and his French compatriot, full-back Mathieu Debuchy , will also be absent on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Pep Guardiola on course for an early retirement

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This season, they won all matches apart from the one with Everton , which ended 1:1. "The only way to do well is to be focused and sometimes we lost our focus, which made it easy for them", he told Goals on Sunday. "But from what we have seen thus far, they have the chance to win the league, yes", he explained . Chelsea have been given three red cards in five Premier League games after David Luiz was dismissed for a late lunge against Arsenal last Sunday. Read More »

Some GOOD new for Arsenal fans on Alexis Sanchez transfer saga

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Wenger recently made a complete U-turn on his stance regarding UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules, saying they should be completely scrapped after a summer in which Paris Saint-Germain shattered the transfer world record with their deal for Neymar from Barcelona and then signed Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe as well. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino cites reason for Tottenham key man's reduced game

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The 23-year-old, however, has grown accustomed to the role of utility man under Pochettino, who has used him as centre-back in both a defensive pair and trio, as well as midfield and, occasionally, right-back. He can dominate different positions on the pitch and that is so fantastic, he can be top as a midfielder, centre-back or full-back. Speaking ahead of Spurs' London derby clash with West Ham United on Saturday, Pochettino made it clear that whilst he remains a keen admirer of the ... Read More »

Kyle Busch continues playoff pole streak at Loudon

The New Hampshire Motor Speedway has hosted 19 NCWTS races. "It's been fun to have fast cars on Friday and fast cars throughout the weekend", Busch said. The qualifying record was set by Austin Dillon at 133.296 miles per hour (2015). It will be the first time that Pinty's Series will hold a race outside of Canada. Read More »

Todd Frazier was completely fooled by Blue Jays hidden ball trick

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The New York Yankees were victims of some stellar defensive plays and long home runs. He is 31-25 with a 3.81 ERA in three combined years with the Blue Jays . Should the Yankees be unable to catch Boston and, they'll head to a one-game, do-or-die wild card, likely against the Minnesota Twins , who held a 2.5 game over the Minnesota Twins Friday morning. Read More »

Premier League defends record in improving facilities for disabled fans

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Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City spent the most of any Premier League club during the summer transfer window - £215 million (RM1.2 billion) while United splashed out more than £140 million. "Man City have spent the biggest amount in the Premier League so they are the principle contenders for the title", said Herrera. "We will try to be there". Read More »

Zinedine Zidane faces son Enzo Zidane as Real Madrid take on Alaves

If I had a seven-point lead, I would not be saying the season is over. "I hope he won't score because we're competitors, him from his side and me from mine". He debuted as a late substitute in a 2-0 loss to Barcelona, and played 58 minutes in a 1-0 defeat at Celta Vigo. "I'm at this club and I make the absolute most of being here". Read More »

Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber lose in Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo

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In the KEB Hana Bank-Incheon Airport Korea Open in Seoul, No.1 seed Jelena Ostapenko is playing her fifth semifinal of 2017, and first since her shock Roland Garros title in June. "I was already booking flights in my head". "It was a great match and I'm glad to be in the final here". Pliskova likewise tore through her second-round match, the World No 4 taking exactly an hour to see off Linette. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: 'EFL Cup wastes energy'

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Manchester United boss Mourinho stated this week that he feels the competition is damaging the chances of English teams in Europe. A late decision will be made on midfielder Ilkay Guendogan's fitness levels following a knee injury during City's 2-1 League Cup win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. Read More »

Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI

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There was an exchange of words when skipper Virat Kohli took a single off the misfield of Mathew Wade as he was struggling in the heat of Eden Gardens. Clark was also critical of Wade's behaviour during the Kolkata ODI and said Australia now had a lot more to worry about than a single run. Australia captain Steve Smith urged his team to get to the bottom of their batting collapses after Thursday's defeat. Read More »