Saturday, 17 August 2019
Latest news
Home » Sports


Aubameyang says Arsenal 'stagnated' in the final years of Wenger's reign


There's a huge amount of pressure. "Real Madrid I think I turned down two or three times you know". But he said he is looking forward to hearing the Spaniard's ideas and revealed that he is excited for the future. If these appointments can help the new head coach settle into his position then that can only be a good thing. Emery's presence at helm will ensure the Gunners achieve "more bang for their buck" with any fresh recruits and the former Sevilla manager is exceptional with bringing ... Read More »

Irish fans react to heartbreaking Liverpool defeat in Kiev


United fans, in particular, have loved the post which now has over 100,000 interactions but many neutral and Liverpool supporters have accused Neville of losing his "journalistic credibility" because of it. "Now they're trying to do a couple of things for us - they're trying to look and see if we can use an airport nearby either to get an airbus in there or some smaller crafts either today or tomorrow". Read More »

Napoli’s Sarri in as next Chelsea manager?


One would assume that Conte will be relieved from his post some time before this. Coming to an agreement on what exactly that fee will be appears to be the final touches before an official announcement can be made by both clubs. The Blues were disappointing in their Premier League title defence this season, finishing fifth in the table. He is set to be replaced by compatriot Sarri in west London, who is set to sign a two-year deal to take his first job outside of his native Italy. Read More »

Cavs' Love (concussion) to miss Game 7


Love has suffered at least two other known concussions in his career - one that kept him out of Game 3 in the 2016 NBA Finals. Timing can be a odd thing in sports, because people have continually said this is the worst team James has had around him since that last loss to the Celtics in 2010. Read More »

New doco alleges England match-fixing plot


Other players mentioned to be involved in spot-fixing on different matches are Pakistan's Hasan Raza , who is also the youngest player to play a Test match, and Sri Lanka's Dilhara Lokuhettige, Jeevantha Kulatunga and Tharindu Mendis. The touring side were bowled out for 106 and 183 in the match and lost by 229 runs in less than three days. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said it was investigating allegations that a Sri Lankan groundsman had agreed to tamper with the ... Read More »

Won't stand for the anthem? Get out of the country, says Trump


However, Jets Chairman Christopher Johnson stated, on May 23, 2018 that his players are free to take a knee or perform any act of protest without any fear of repercussions from the team. Across the league, players were asked for their reaction to the new policy, Trump's words, and the ongoing conversation surrounding the protests. Read More »

Horner: Max must stop making these errors


However, Verstappen's bravery and combative nature has won him as many fans as enemies, and a blossoming rivalry with teammate Ricciardo will have no ill-effect on his reputation. Hamilton is playing hardball with Mercedes, insisting he is in "no rush" to extend his current contract which expires at the end of the season. "Congratulations to Daniel. Read More »

Giggs: Bale 'greatest' Welsh player I've seen


Ronaldo's teammates Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric, Gareth Bale , Karim Benzema , Marcelo and Isco all also celebrated their fourth UCL trophy with Real, while Toni Kroos also claimed his fourth UCL title - three with the Spanish giants and one with Bayern Munich. Read More »

Paul receiving regular treatment to return for Rockets


In an National Basketball Association conference playoffs year that has been full of drama, the Houston Rockets' 98-94 victory over current champions the Golden State Warriors on Thursday certainly cranked it up on an otherwise placid primetime. Read More »

Rockets battle Warriors in Game 6 of Western Conference finals

In his first season in Houston after a summer trade from the Clippers, Paul has paired with Harden to move the Rockets within one victory of reaching the NBA Finals for the first time since Houston won titles in 1994 and 1995. "I don't want to go home", Thompson said. "So we'll just keep taking it day by day and see what happens". "We've got too much talent not just to hit singles like Coach always says. Read More »

Trump, With Sylvester Stallone Alongside Him, Pardons Jack Johnson


Trump tweeted last month that he would consider pardoning Johnson after receiving a call from Stallone, who, according to the president, had explained the fighter's "complex and controversial" life. Johnson's penchant for dating white women led to a lot of trouble for the famed boxer. "Johnson's imprisonment forced him into the shadows of bigotry and prejudice, and continues to stand as a stain on our national honor", McCain has said. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets, force Game 7


The Rockets have pushed the Warriors to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals and can finish off Golden State in Game 6 at Oracle Arena. Thompson was brilliant from beyond the arc, hitting nine of his 14 three-point attempts. In an eye-opening sequence, TNT showed a miked-up sideline conversation between Durant and Kerr Thursday, in which Kerr told him to look for his open teammates earlier in possessions. Read More »

Mo Salah has suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder


For many Muslims around the world, this year's Champions League final was going to be a bit extra special courtesy Mo Salah. Prior to that, he has only played the African Cup final with Egypt against Cameroon, losing 2-1. "He is completely different". The mistakes were obvious, we don't have to talk about that, it's all clear; he knows it, I know it, you all know it. Read More »

Man Utd agree £43.8 million transfer fee


As a result, Manchester United are expected to try and get the transfer over the line in the coming week, when Fred will be travelling to Anfield, which is just 29 miles from the Red Devils' Carrington training complex, for an worldwide friendly against Croatia. Read More »

Madden NFL 19 Announced, Gameplay Details and Release Date Revealed


The latest installment of the only remaining National Football League video game franchise has Terrell Owens on the cover. The latest edition of Madden is on the horizon. three matchups, while Solo Battles is a leaderboard-driven reward system that compares a player's performances in daily single-player challenges. The good news for Owens is that he won't have to worry about the Madden curse. Read More »

Fulham beats Aston Villa to return to EPL, earn $210M


They succeeded, and will play in the Premier League for the first time since relegation in 2014 ended 13 straight seasons in the world's wealthiest and most-watched division. "We went on a 23-game unbeaten run". "People gave us stick but football won today". The powerful Mitrovic, whose loan move from Newcastle United ends after this game , has scored 12 goals since joining Fulham at the end of the January transfer window. Read More »

IPL 2018: Mahesh Babu finds a fan in Hyderabad player Rashid Khan


Afghanistan's talented cricketer Rashid Khan , who plays for Hyderabad franchise in IPL, won millions of hearts across the globe with his all round performance in a do-or-die game against Kolkata Knight Riders. But he went for a juggler and Rashid upset his woodwork in the 11th over to start a procession of wickets that stopped only with KKR's defeat. The two quick wickets allowed Hyderabad to tighten the noose around the KKR batsmen and even skipper Karthik could not handle the pressure ... Read More »

Manchester United Closing In On €50m Deal For Shakhtar Midfielder

Fred was a target for Manchester City but sources have told ESPN FC manager Pep Guardiola has moved on to other options including Napoli midfielder Jorginho. "That is, I can somewhat feel that Fred will be more expensive than Fernandinho and [Alex] Teixeira". Fred has been named in Brazil's World Cup squad and will in England next week for a friendly against Croatia at Anfield. Read More »

Dozens Gather Outside NFL Headquarters to Protest for Players' 'Right to Kneel'

In the wake of the NFL's announcement that it has adopted a policy of fining teams and personnel who do not "stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem", dozens of protesters gathered outside the league's NY headquarters. "I do not like imposing any club-specific rules". Do I prefer that they stand? Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the protest in 2016. Read More »

PBS puts Roma instead of Real Madrid as Champions League finalist

Ronaldo, a four-time Champions League victor, leads this year's tournament with 15 goals. The former got Liverpool back into the tie in Kiev after a remarkable mistake from Loris Karius gifted Karim Benzema and Madrid the lead. By half-time Real Madrid had lost one of their own players to injury. Pressing from another planet, Klopp once called it, and it was rare to see Madrid look as flustered as they did in the opening half an hour. Read More »

Karim Benzema scores bizzare goal on Liverpool


That's not really something I am thinking of. I didn't know if it was allowed or if he sort of blocked it coming out from his hand. Showing ridiculous athleticism, the Welsh forward scored an outrageous overhead kick from the edge of the box to restore Real's advantage and prove a point to his manager. Read More »

David Warner's wife suffered miscarriage after ball-tampering row


I know I would not be anything without you. "The miscarriage was a heartbreaking end to a horror tour", Warner said. "The ordeal from the public humiliations to the ball tapering had taken its toll", she revealed. "But Dave would come home from the game and see me in tears in the bedroom, and the girls just looking at their mum, it's been heartbreaking", she had said. Read More »

Fans eviscerate Sergio Ramos for controversial tackle on Mohamed Salah


Initial reports from the stadium said Salah had a suspected dislocated shoulder, with all of Egypt awaiting word after Real Madrid's 3-1 victory to see if he will be available for the World Cup next month. Slowed down by a five-game suspension for pushing a referee in the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona back in August, Ronaldo endured a barren spell of only four goals in the first half of the Liga season as Madrid fell way behind runaway leaders and eventual champions Barca. Read More »

Klopp blasts United, reveals why he rejected them

They have made an ad featuring Real fans and Liverpool supporters coming together to sing the famous Anfield anthem " You'll Never Walk Alone " outside a cancer facility. "Not only at Anfield, where we have had some special nights, especially in the Champions League , but away from home". Only last week Woodward told investors that the playing side of United is largely disconnected from the earnings potential of the club, and we all know that Woodward desires big-money, big-name signings ... Read More »

Ighalo's Arrival Swells Eagles' Camp to 25 Players


Meanwhile, members of the media will have an opportunity to meet with the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and the players at 1.45pm on Friday. As at Friday, there were 29 players in the team's camp in Uyo with Chelsea star Victor Moses allowed to join the rest of the squad in London after Monday's game. Read More »

Champions League: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp ready for Real Madrid showdown


He is to leave Real Madrid this summer. What time does Champions League final start? While Madrid remain the favorites, both managers spoke of their mindset ahead of the match at pregame news conference. "It is 50/50, like all finals". In the quarterfinals, the 12-time European Cup winners won the first leg against Juventus 3-0 away from home but needed a last-minute penalty to knock out the Serie A giants after going three goals down at home. Read More »