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Phil Foden laughs off Iniesta comparisons after first City goal

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Guardiola has already touted Foden for a senior England call-up and the Catalan was fulsome in his praise for the teenager after he opened his account. The 18-year-old, making just his fifth start, scored his first goal for the club as the defending champions secured a place in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a comfortable win. Read More »

Effortless Danny Welbeck shows his quality in uneasy home victory

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Outclassed in the first half and trailing to two Danny Welbeck goals , the Bees were excellent after the break and Alan Judge's superb free-kick hauled them back into the game . "The result is very important for us and all the things that happened are good for continuing our improvement and helping the players with their performances. Read More »

Jack Grealish: Aston Villa midfielder signs new five-year deal

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Contract talks were reportedly opened with Grealish on Deadline Day and negotiations have now been completed. Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish , who was linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur in the close season, has signed a new five-year deal to stay at the Championship side until 2023, Villa said on Monday. Read More »

Meghan's first date dress was her 'something blue'

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In a recent interview with The Project , Williams said, "We have known each other for a long time and are relying on each other a lot lately". Meghan Markle reveals the secret of the "something blue" stitched to her wedding dress. "I knew that it would be a fun surprise as well for my now husband, who didn't know, and he was really over the moon to find out that I would make this choice for our day together". Read More »

Jimmy Butler is already changing his mind about trade destinations

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Originally, it was reported that Butler preferred a trade to the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks - three teams that have max cap space to sign Butler as a free agent in July. Minnesota shipped several of its' young assets to Chicago - Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine and the draft pick that became Lauri Markkanen - to acquire Butler. Read More »

Bryant done at Clemson

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Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant feels he didn't get a fair shot to keep his job and has chose to transfer after highly touted freshman Trevor Lawrence was named the starter for the third-ranked Tigers. "I certainly could've started him this week which would've limited his options, but that's not how we operate here, that's not who we are". I've been here, waited my turn and done everything asked of me to do plus more. Read More »

Tiger Woods wins 2018 USPGA Tour Championship

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He strained to stanch the tear ducts. One year ago, Woods was still waiting for his lower back to fuse and wasn't sure he could ever play again. Phil Mickelson led the praise for Tiger Woods after the former world number one ended a five-year title-drought with victory at the Tour Championship here Sunday. Read More »

Harry Wilson scores incredible free-kick as Derby beat Man United

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Jack Marriott sent the away fans wild as he put them ahead before an inch-perfect cross landed on the head of the big Belgian, Marouane Fellaini to take the game to penalties. Eight minutes later, Romero was dismissed for handling outside the box and Derby grabbed what they thought was the victor when United's substitute keeper Lee Grant parried a shot from Mason Mount and Jack Marriott nodded in the loose ball. Read More »

Premier League weekend - 10 best stats

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Sometimes, you can play through the pain and I played the last few months of the season with the pain but I think, for this season, it was better to fix the problem. Record signing Riyad Mahrez added his first two for City after the break. Liverpool's 3-0 win over Southampton at Anfield and Chelsea's 0-0 draw to West Ham meant that Liverpool is the only team in England's top 4 leagues to have won all their league games till now. Read More »

Pogba blasts critics creating 'drama' of Man Utd attack comments

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He added: "You will find Jose Mourinho players being managers all over the place because he has been so successful in his career". "I think it's good because no extra-time, no more extra minutes that we already have, especially the teams that are playing European competitions and especially when it goes to the end of the competitions - extra-time is really, really hard". Read More »

Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-Chelsea press conference ahead of League Cup tie

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Even when fan favorites or new signings are left out (or derided players are included) the results are justifying the manager's decisions. So, why should I give any (about my team)? Cahill is also in jeopardy of losing the Chelsea captaincy after Sarri said earlier this month that he has decided who should wear the armband, but wants to talk to his players and the club before announcing his choice publicly. Read More »

Manchester United eyes record revenue despite shaky league start

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Mourinho's decision to give Pogba the armband on that occasion came hard on the heels of suggestions Barcelona were pressing to sign the 25-year-old. "If Ed Woodward was going to doubt Jose Mourinho , the time to doubt him was at the point whereby he should have said I'm not giving you a new contract last January", Neville said on Sky Sports . Read More »

Mohamed Salah Beats Out Bale And Ronaldo Among Others For Puskas Award

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After Salah was announced as the victor, social media users tweeted a collective outpouring of confusion, with some saying it was the "worst Puskas goal ever". Last year's Puskas award was won by Olivier Giroud, who hit a stunning scorpion kick to round off a superb team move for Arsenal against Crystal Palace in the Premier League. Read More »

US Open Winner Naomi Osaka Loses Pan Pacific Open Final

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Pliskova broke Osaka for a second time to go up 5-4 and then hammered her sixth ace to secure her 11th career title. Playing in her first tournament since upsetting Serena Williams to win the US Open on September 8, third-seeded Osaka hadn't dropped a set previous to the final but was frustrated from the outset as her Czech opponent broke serve once in each set to triumph in 63 minutes. Read More »

Tiger Woods practices on the Ryder Cup course for the first time

Tiger Woods' Tour Championship triumph sent the golf world into a tizzy on Sunday. The Open Championship, the major tournament Woods briefly led earlier in the final round earlier this year, echoed the sentiments of golfer Tommy Fleetwood, who deemed Woods to be "good at golf" after his opening-round 65. Read More »

Simon Mignolet to return for Reds against Chelsea, confirms Jurgen Klopp

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Liverpool have made a sensational start to the season with a 100% record across all competitions, spanning seven games and will want to keep that run against their London rivals. "I'm really, really happy about how we played the game today, because it was clear it was a really hard game, we knew that form the last few games when we played Southampton , but today we were in a really good mood", Klopp said. Read More »

Harry and Meghan go head-to-head in netball shootout

The Duchess of Sussex , wearing an Oscar de La Renta top and Altuzarra pants with her high heels, was all smiles during the on-court contest, which saw her paired up with sports stars such as England netballer Eboni Beckford-Chambers, gymnastics coach Scott Hann and tennis star Laura Robson, reports the BBC . Read More »

Woods looked like Tiger of old in 80th PGA Tour win

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England's Justin Rose lost his world number one ranking as a result of finishing tied fourth but still secured the overall FedEx Cup which determines the season-long PGA Tour champion, and with it a £7.6m bonus. Rory McIlroy compared the scenes which greeted Tiger Woods' first victory in five years to those which saw Jack Nicklaus end a similarly lengthy winless streak almost 40 years ago. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea captaincy issue not a major concern

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Asked if he felt 100 per cent fit after a World Cup summer and a busy start to the new season, Hazard told Sky Sports' Laura Woods: "I feel 200 per cent!" The Stamford Bridge club are top of the Premier League table after five wins out of five but the fixture list has been relatively kind to them so far. Read More »

Modric beats Salah, Ronaldo to Best FIFA Men's Player 2018

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His World Cup campaign was marked by drama off the pitch. "Without my coaches, I would not have won this and without my family I would not be the player I am today", said 33-year-old Modric . Earlier, Ronaldo had also missed UEFA's award show where Modric pipped him to the men's player of the year award. "This trophy is not just mine, it's for all my Real Madrid team-mates, for all my team-mates from the Croatia national team, for all the coaches that I have played for". Read More »

Cavs, Heat Both Deep In Jimmy Butler Trade Talks

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He would prefer a trade to the LA Clippers and has a strong interest in the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets , league sources have told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Despite the presence of Wolves point guards Jeff Teague (who the Cavs could also ask for in a trade) and Derrick Rose , Sexton would likely be the main piece in a trade for Butler. Read More »

Modric beats Ronaldo to FIFA The Best award

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Despite the disappointment of losing to France in Moscow, the energetic performances of the number 10 earned him the Golden Ball as the tournament's stand-out player. It is the biggest night in football when the top four players vying for the ultimate glory will be a delight for fans to watch. The Matildas are now ranked eighth in the world, but went unbeaten in the Tournament of Nations last month and will take on France next week as they prepare for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup. Read More »

Florentino Perez: 'Real Madrid will not play in United States'

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Ronaldo has since scored two goals in his first five appearances for Juventus and was sent off on his Champions League debut for the club on Wednesday night. "I did not see the play very well because I could not watch the match, but everyone told me it was not (worth) an expulsion". "We made it hard for them to find spaces". Read More »

Serena reveals incredible moment with daughter after US Open final

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We trust Williams when she says she was mistreated and we insist that systemic change along gender and racial lines in tennis is the answer. "What I'm just trying to do most of all is just recover from that". After touching on motherhood and her rise to stardom, The Sunday Project host switched to the elephant in the room, asking Williams if she regretted smashing her racket in the second set - a brain snap which saw her slapped with a code violation which eventually resulted in her ... Read More »

Arsenal goalkeeper Cech: We forgot how to win under Wenger

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Against Everton , coach Unai Emery made a decision to bench French youngster Matteo Guendouzi, who has performed well so far this season, and handed Uruguayan Lucas Torreira, another summer arrival, his first starting for Arsenal in the English Premier League . Read More »

Modric sees off Ronaldo & Salah for Player of the Year

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At a ceremony in London, Modric was handed the prize from Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino and gave a superb speech - congratulating both Salah and Ronaldo, thanking his teammates from both club and country, his family and all those who voted for him. Read More »

49ers to work out former Texans quarterback

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Jimmy Garoppolo's season is over. San Francisco won the final five games last year after Garoppolo took over as starter and the team rewarded him with a $137.5 million, five-year contract. But with Garoppolo and new running back Jerick McKinnon both knocked out for the season with torn ACLs in September, those high hopes have been put on hold. Read More »

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo doubtful for Federation Internationale de Football Association the best awards in London

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Modric also played a key role in Los Blancos' Champions League triumph and also went as far as the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. However, although Messi's goal for Argentina against Nigeria at the World Cup is in contention for the FIFA Puskas Award and he could feature in the FIFPro World 11, he, like Ronaldo, is not expected to attend the ceremony. Read More »

49ers fear Garoppolo tore ACL vs. Chiefs, MRI on Monday

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Traded by the Patriots midway through the 2017 season, Garoppolo started the final five games of the 2017 season for San Francisco, throwing for 1,560 yards and seven touchdowns as the Niners went a ideal 5-0. "He's a man out there, and he's a very good quarterback; and we're fortunate to have him". Garoppolo wasn't the only Niners star to leave with an injury. Read More »

Roger Federer thumps Nick Kyrgios with absolute masterclass

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Team Europe needs another six points to retain the title they won in the inaugural competition a year ago heading into Sunday's final day, when three points are on the line in each of the four matches. This is the second installment of the Laver Cup , which has been dubbed the Ryder Cup of tennis although it lacks the tradition of golf's premier team event. Read More »

Rose opens Tour Championship with stellar 66

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The speed caught him by surprise, running a 24-foot putt on No. 1 five feet past the hole. Since returning officially to the US Tour in January after having spinal fusion surgery previous year, Woods' 17 events have yielded two runner-up finishes among six top 10s and 11 top 25s. Read More »