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Gary Neville calls Liverpool target Xherdan Shaqiri 'unprofessional'


The Mirror reports that "Brazilian outlet CalcioInsider are now claiming that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has turned his attention to Paqueta, who he sees as an alternative to the 24-year-old Frenchman". There's no doubt and he epitomised it. "But he could also be there for three matches, do nothing and just amble and wobble around". 'To be honest with you, with him, players like that I can't have. Read More »

Russian Federation 2018: Messi fires blank as Iceland hold Argentina


Billed as minnows facing annihilation against the messiah, Iceland - the smallest nation ever to play in a World Cup - defied all expectations to snuff out Argentina and its biggest star. I'm pretty sure all the stadiums will be doing it when we play, both sets of fans. "They have to seize the day". With an exciting plethora of players, it's not hard to see why there is a lot of hype surrounding the Nigerians. Read More »

England's Fleetwood matches US Open record


Carrying a microphone for Fox Sports, Curtis Strange kept his composure as the on-course reporter. "This week is just back to a typical U.S. Open, where one over par wins". how can this team keep doing this without consequences". It was an incredible feeling for me. It doesn't bug me. The world's best golfers got chewed up and spit out by this already tough course, thanks to some unplayable conditions. Read More »

Southgate: England must embrace pressure of expectation


Upson, who is working as a BBC pundit for the tournament, exclusively told Starsport: "From all the noises and the changes, I really like the way Gareth Southgate has tried to address the previous failings at tournaments". It is what it is, but I've got a lot of scoring trophies in my career. "They're probably one of the favourites, but we didn't expect anything less from Spain. Read More »

Jack Wilshere set to leave Arsenal on free transfer


But he will not have the opportunity do that under Emery. Arsenal have offered Wilshere a bumper £110,000-a-week to stay plus a £65,000 bonus if he plays and the team wins. As thing stand, Wilshere has yet to sign a new deal with Arsenal. Wilshere, therefore, is not short of potential suitors if he does decide to leave the Emirates. Read More »

South Korea Swapping Kit Numbers To Confuse Sweden

He later convinced a local couple who lived near the camp to let him use their house and set up a high performance telescope and video camera. "It's very hard for Westerners to distinguish between Asians and that's why we did that". "It's very important we show respect to all our opponents in all circumstances". "I think all coaches probably feel that way, that the other team is spying on them", he said . Read More »

Fight star McGregor tells of regret over NY melee


Conor McGregor is due back in court on July 26 after appearing briefly in a Brooklyn courtroom two months after he was arrested and released for his alleged involvement in a UFC 223 bus attack. His most serious charge - criminal mischief - carries with a maximum sentence of seven years imprisonment, but sources say no jail time is likely now that a plea deal is in the works. Read More »

United States stun Scotland in test rugby upset in Houston


Townsend felt Scotland handed the game to the U.S. and said: "We gave them momentum in that third quarter through ill discipline". "If it was the last game on tour we would be even more disappointed, but we have one more game and we have a tougher opponent who have lost two games and will be fired up". Read More »

Australia slump to lowest ODI ranking in 34 years

Jos Buttler will captain the side with Sam Billings restored to the line-up. In response, the tourists were bowled out for 304 despite a magnificent 131 from Shaun Marsh - his first ODI ton since 2013 and highest score against a Test nation. Read More »

Joe Buck avoids Brooks Koepka girlfriend topic this time

The world number nine is the seventh player to win back-to-back US Open crowns, and the first since Curtis Strange in 1988-89. But Koepka, who saw a bunker shot get away on 15, said: "I don't have anything nice to say about that green and the pin location, so I'm just not going to say it". Read More »

German media sound alarm after shock World Cup defeat


But it was the football displayed by the American side that had the world at their feet. Philippe Coutinho, who was making his World Cup debut, gave Brazil the lead in the 20th minute with a volley that bounced in off the right post. Mexico had never before defeated Germany in an official match but came into Sunday's match talking a good game. Germany then dominated but when it broke through the Mexican defense, the shooting was poor. Read More »

Germany Mexico Free Live Stream, TV FIFA World Cup 2018


Germany had looked vulnerable at the back throughout the half and had several narrow escapes as Mexico poured bodies forward, but they came close to equalising when a Toni Kroos free kick was touched on to the bar by goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa. Read More »

Lozano, Mexico top Germany in thrilling Group F opener


Both literally and figuratively. It was an incredibly fearless performance by the Mexicans, in particular Miguel Herrera, who was a force in the midfield and the goal scorer, Hirving "Chucky" Lozano. The only goal of the match was scored in the second half by Serbia Captain Aleksandar Kolarov . With Mexico now in the driving seat to secure top spot in Group F, Germany's potential path to another final may have become considerably more hard. Read More »

Landon Donovan Ripped By Former USMNT Players For Supporting Mexico (TWEETS)


The rivalry on the pitch between the US and Mexico and has been fierce, and at times ugly, and Donovan has been the face of the American side during many of those contests over the last two decades. "U.S. fans, our team may not be in Russian Federation, but our neighbors to the south are", which was met with immediate backlash. The ad then aired prior to Mexico's World Cup opener against Germany. Read More »

Phil Mickelson has moment of madness at US Open

The incident came on the 13th hole of the third round at the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills. Zach Johnson said the USGA " lost the course ". There is a four-way tie for the lead at +3 (yes, that's how hard it's been), with Daniel Berger, Tony Finau, defending champion Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson all locked together. Read More »

Ciman Leaves Belgium Squad Ahead Of World Cup


The 27-year-old was a slight injury worry, having limped out of 4-1 friendly win over Costa Rica after suffering a kick on the leg , but Belgium have calmed fears of him missing out and Courtois expects him to be key to their performance. Read More »

Neymar to make World Cup bow as Germany launch campaign

South Korea will play against Germany June 27. A shabby 2-1 victory against Saudi Arabia was all the defending champions could boast of after defeats to Denmark, Croatia and a draw with Wales. "We need to focus on our strong points, which we haven't been able to do in our last couple of games". "We think we have a good chance to match up with them and go head to head against them". Read More »

Fox Sports apologizes for sexual chatter caught on course microphone


Shortly after announcer Joe Buck announced on the broadcast that Reed was up next, the microphones behind Reed picked up a conversation between two fans at Shinnecock Hills discussing a sexual encounter in very explicit terms. Open since 2015. Buck apologized on the air for that blunder when audio was restored. To his credit, Buck handled the sound snafu with aplomb, noting: "The reviews are in". Read More »

Shinnecock wins on day of carnage at US Open

Opens. Berger and Finau, who made the cut with one shot to spare, will play in the final group. The USGA tucked several hole locations near the edges of the crowned greens at Shinnecock Hills, and then watched some extraordinary scenes unfold as several players putted their balls off the 15th green. Read More »

Rhian Brewster set to sign new deal


But the Anfield hierarchy's attempts to tie Brewster down to a first professional contract have now reached a successful conclusion. Brewster is set to sign a new five-year contract with the Reds, with Jurgen Klopp convincing the striker to stay with Liverpool amid interest from Germany for the English youngster. Read More »

Kazuki Nakajima puts No.8 Toyota on pole


Alonso's performance in test was clearly not a one-off as the #8 vehicle cruised to pole position wth a qualifying time of 3:15.377 in the hands of Nakajima - a full two seconds clear of its Toyota sister auto. Jean-Eric Vergne continued with the form that G-Drive Racing showed at Spa Francorchamps by setting the fastest lap of the LMP2 field with a 3:26.529. Read More »

Hagans Will Reclassify and Join UK in 2018-'19 Season


Friday was a big day for John Calipari and Kentucky. "He wanted us all along and we had waited, and Mark did a good job and jumped on it". "But then the kid opens up when he figures out that stuff is happening". The rest of UK's 2018 class arrived on campus the first week of June. With Hagans' eligible for next season, the Cats will welcome four 5-star signees for next season's roster. Read More »

Low defends Gundogan after boos during Saudi Arabia friendly


Joachim Loew, Germany's coach has reated strongly on the constant booing of Ilkay Gundogan by German fans after he had met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . Germany landed in Moscow on Tuesday to attempt to successfully defend their World Cup title and hoping to leave the political controversy surrounding Mesut Oziland IlkayGundogan behind them. Read More »

Test rugby: South Africa beat England to win series


Springboks captain and loose forward Siya Kolisi said: "It does feel good". That is the reality of life. Everyone is in this team because they want to win. "Obviously it's very disappointing", Jones told reporters. Under-pressure Jones demanded a great start from his team to dent the confidence the Springboks gained from a dramatic 42-29 first Test win in Johannesburg last weekend. Read More »

Zach Johnson accuses USGA of 'losing' Shinnecock Hills for US Open

Tony Finau was just trying to move up the leaderboard Saturday at the U.S. Open and boy did he ever move up. But then defending champion , Brooks Koepka , who signed for 72 and including taking a bogey "5" on the 15th, slammed the USGAs set-up of the 15th where, and playing alongsdie Poulter, he sadly suffered the very same fate as Poulter after playing what appeared to be the ideal greenside bunker shot only to see his ball also roll off the green in eventually taking a bogey. Read More »

Puma Basketball Is Back; Sign Marvin Bagley To Five-Year Deal


He added that Bagley is not the only top NBA Draft prospect Puma is talking to. According to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic , the former Duke Blue Devil big man is in line to ink a massive endorsement deal with Puma. The 2018 NBA Draft is set for next Thursday night. The teams vying for his services early in the first round will certainly market him heavily considering his potential as a cornerstone player for years to come. Read More »

Captain Virat Kohli takes the YoYo test before Tour of England


A top BCCI official, privy to Kohli's county engagements, had told PTI that it is a case of "neck sprain" and not a "slip disc injury" as reported. Rayudu had made a comeback in the ODI squad after more than one and half years in wilderness largely on the back of his IPL performance. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne floors team-mate Adnan Januzaj in Belgium training


Januzaj, who has been at Real Sociedad after his spell at Manchester United came to an end, looked to be in considerable pain on his knees while De Bruyne jogged unapologetically away from the incident. In a natural way, it shows you that it matters. The ex-Wigan boss is liking the intensity. "You don't want to hurt anyone". Januzaj was able to continue the session and insisted afterwards that De Bruyne's mentality was because of the "intensity" of training. Read More »

Jones axes Robshaw as England make two change


The door hasn't been closed; players go through ups and downs, just like teams.Chris accepts that -and accepts that he'll have to do some work to get back into the side - and I'm sure he'll do that". However, the 58-year-old England boss has no doubts that Robshaw is ready to put in the work required to regain his place - and could even feature in the final match of the series in Cape Town next weekend. Read More »

Barty, Konta, Vekic reach Nottingham Open semis


It was a second meeting on the WTA Tour for Britain's top two female players and, like the previous one in Indian Wells past year, Konta came out on top. But Konta did not panic and seized her chance when her opponent became more wayward, winning four games in a row to take the first set. "She's a very big, powerful player with a great serve and a great first ball behind her serve". Read More »

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 with Toyota


It was nip and tuck between the #8 machine and the #7 of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez for the majority of the distance, with a rapid night stint by Alonso helping to mitigate the effects of a 60s stop-and-go penalty earned by Buemi for speeding in a slow zone. Read More »