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by | September 22, 2018 | 17:00

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Diogo Dalot will not play in the club's game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. "He has recovered totally and Tuesday he plays again but he showed for the ones that don't know him very, very well he is not a player to be here just on formation, he is a player to be here for positions".

by | September 22, 2018 | 17:01

Jurgen Klopp has rejected claims Mohamed Salah is going through a goalscoring crisis after netting twice in his first six games for Liverpool this season. The start was good for the team and also him as well. The Reds star has been criticised in recent weeks for his perceived selfishness on the ball despite Liverpool FC's 100 per cent start to the season.

by | September 22, 2018 | 16:32

The Spaniard said: "I don't know [how long]". "It's a hard thing from a manager's point of view, do you try and shut up shop because the chances are you're going to get beat anyhow", Warnock said. Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva's "natural position" is out wide but the Portugal global has looked impressive through the middle this season, and has been more influential than Ilkay Gundogan in that role.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:25

Sane was a shock omission from Joachim Low's World Cup squad before the reigning champions crashed out in the group stages, while his return for the matches with France and Peru came despite failing to make Guardiola's starting line-up this term.

by | September 20, 2018 | 09:57

Thanks to two penalty-kick goals from Miralem Pjanic, Juventus opened its 2018-19 Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win over Valencia in Spain. Shorty after the break, Juventus were a awarded a second penalty whhen Leonard Bonucci was brought down in the box. Ronaldo scored in United's 2-0 win away to Aston Villa on the final day of the season, but was booked twice for diving and time wasting late on.

by | September 20, 2018 | 08:45

After struggling to find a goal in the opening stages of the second half, City introduced Sergio Aguero for the in-effective Gabriel Jesus in the 63rd minute. Although Guardiola's role will be heavily restricted on Wednesday, Arteta confirmed that City's build-up to their Group F opener had been no different than usual.

by | September 20, 2018 | 04:01

Now, the all-star guard is on his way out of town. Charania reports that Butler provided the Timberwolves with a list of between one and three teams he would be willing to sign an extension with, presumably increasing the return the Timberwolves could receive in a deal.

by | September 19, 2018 | 20:49

PSV Eindhoven coach Mark van Bommel spoke after seeing his side lose 4-0 to Barcelona in their opening Champions League group stage match. Here is a list of Ghanaian players who will compete against the best in the world to lift the coveted trophy in club football .

by | September 18, 2018 | 09:47

Neymar is also well rested for PSG's group-stage opener in the Champions League . Tipped by many to be Brazil's biggest star since the days of Ronaldo and Ronaldinho - we're talking about when they were in their prime, of course - Neymar hits the headlines every time when he pulls out his theatrics.

by | September 18, 2018 | 07:52

Sarri believes Hazard can become the best player in Europe and outstrip even arch poachers Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah following his three goals in a 4-1 victory against Cardiff on Saturday. Eden Hazard has hailed Chelsea teammate Olivier Giroud as the world's best target man. Asked if Hazard can win the Golden Boot, Sarri replied: "I think so".

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:45

The Gunners, last season's semi-finalists, were drawn in Group E alongside the Portuguese club, Azerbaijan champions Qarabag and Ukrainian outfit Vorskla. The same stadium will also host Euro 2020 games. Rapid Vienna came through two rounds of Europa League qualifiers, securing their spot with a 4-3 aggregate win against Steaua Bucharest, while Spartak dropped into the Europa League after losing to PAOK in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:33

Sarri told BBC's MOTD. "I think Olivier has played very well without scoring, but very well for the match, I think". He has won everything with the club, so it's up to him. "My feeling is that now we are not a very solid team in the defensive phase". How we'll deal with that I have no idea. "For me, it's a pleasure", Sarri said when asked if his days are long.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:31

She drew applause when she praised Williams for calming a riled-up audience that booed the US Open outcome to refocus the momenton Osaka's victory. This included $10,000 for "verbal abuse" toward Ramos, $4,000 for the coaching warning and $3,000 for breaking her racket. "But if you were talking about my tennis, I think my tennis is not very Japanese".

by | September 17, 2018 | 09:38

Tottenham managed only three shots on target to Liverpool's 10, including Erik Lamela's angled strike in stoppage time. "We are winning football games and these boys are such a threat against each team. "We deserved to win". Such wasteful finishing set up late drama as Lamela pounced on slack set-piece defending before Mane escaped a penalty shout for an untidy challenge on Son Heung-min.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:16

Open final loss to Naomi Osaka . Knight drew a caricature of Williams throwing a temper tantrum, which was printed in the Herald Sun , following her loss to Japan's Naomi Osaka in the US Open women's singles final in NY last weekend.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:18

Newcastle United forward Salomon Rondon and defender DeAndre Yedlin could be rested after their late return from global duty. Meanwhile, Newcastle may be forced to rest Salomon Rondon and DeAndre Yedlin after they made a late return from worldwide duty with Venezuela and the U.S.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:03

Manchester United are third on the list having been under Jose Mourinho's stewardship for the majority of this time however it is Man City in fourth who may come as the biggest surprise, losing 11 of their 29 matches against the rest of the big six.

by | September 14, 2018 | 17:49

Given the manner of the defeat at Wembley last season, Liverpool will be desperate to beat Spurs when they travel to London tomorrow. "Last year, for example, we had no chance to focus on one competition because we had to qualify for the Champions League and I don't think that even Gary Neville would have said, 'Quarter-finals of the Champions League , let City win".

by | September 14, 2018 | 17:24

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro have begun their U.S. Open matchup between a pair of past champions. Novak Djokovic won the U.S. Open on Sunday, the 14th Grand Slam title of his career. "I don't know when will be my last tournament in this career, but I'm excited to keep surprising myself doing things like this". "For me.I think it's still a win, so I'm just going to count it as that".

by | September 14, 2018 | 15:02

U.S. Open women's champion Naomi Osaka is back in Japan celebrating not only her landmark victory, but also a sponsorship deal with auto manufacturer Nissan . Ramos, meanwhile, was paid £370 ($480) as a "standard daily rate" for umpiring , The Times says. Speaking to Tribuna Expresso earlier this week in his native country, Ramos indicated he was at peace with his decisions because he didn't pick and choose when to apply the rule book.

by | September 11, 2018 | 08:44

Bell's agent has suggested that the running back is willing to stay away from the team for a long time. The Browns , trailing 7-0 at the half, came out in the third quarter and ran it down to the Steelers' throats to the tune of 76 yards on an all-rush 10-play TD drive.

by | September 11, 2018 | 08:28

Bradley, who shot a final round 6-under 64 to finish at 20-under 260, thrust his arms toward the grey sky and drizzle in celebration and waved his family toward him. If he doesn't qualify, Spieth would violate a recent policy requiring PGA Tour members to play a tournament they haven't been to in the last four years.

by | September 11, 2018 | 05:54

The Packers had to make a similar adjustment late in the 2014 season, when Rodgers was hobbled by a calf injury. He completed 20 of 30 passes for 286 yards and three touchdowns against the Bears. That's an absolutely foolish stance if we've ever seen one. Instead, he called a pass play in which tight end Dion Sims was the only option leaking out the back side, and the Packers stuffed Sims for no gain after he was knocked off his route.

by | September 11, 2018 | 05:16

You could imagine it was very hard for me to say goodbye before the match finish . Now, Nadal might have to face those same two players again to defend his title at Flushing Meadows. "That can help him", 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic said after Nishikori beat him Thursday. "In the other case, Rafa had a tougher draw to go through the semis".

by | September 10, 2018 | 10:58

On their first series of the second half, Rodgers returned to the field for Green Bay, leading a drive that would result in a field goal for the Packers' first points of the night. 2 in the National Football League last season in passes defensed, gifted a would-be game-sealing interception on a quick pass to Davante Adams , the Packers' No.

by | September 10, 2018 | 10:28

The Eagles unveiled their championship banner before the start of the contest which was delayed 45 minutes because of heavy rain. Ironically, it was the same end zone where the Falcons season ended eight months ago. And Chris Wesselling, the presenter of the Around The NFL podcast, fears Foles may face being axed despite leading the Eagles to Super Bowl glory earlier this year and being crowned the Super Bowl MVP.

by | September 08, 2018 | 20:50

This time, Brady stayed and answered. Expect to see Brady put together another big year in 2018. "They want to talk about a lot of drama". "I'm just focused on what I want to do, and be a great football player for this team and be a good example in the locker room, provide great leadership".

by | September 08, 2018 | 19:28

He actually made more unforced errors (53) than Millman, but still never looked like losing. But he did move on, and now will face Kei Nishikori in the semifinals. The Serbian ace took the opening set 6-3. Millman has learnt to deal with such appalling bullying but says it can be distressing for players. Schiavone, 38, said she accomplished both her goals as a player, which were to win at Roland Garros and reach the top 10 in the world.

by | September 08, 2018 | 18:32

Having surpassed expectations at the World Cup, the target for Southgate is to at least be back in the last four at Euro 2020 with the semi-finals and final to take place on home soil at Wembley. For now, Kane is just happy to be back with players he shared such a special time with in Russian Federation over the summer. To herald their man's exploits at the World Cup, Nike have produced a special one-off pair of solid gold Hypervenom boots for the Spurs star to wear against Spain.

by | September 08, 2018 | 10:58

His retirement puts No. 3 seed Del Potro back into the U.S. Open finals for the first time since the Argentine won the title, his only career Grand Slam championship, in 2009. "It's tough, these moments, but on the other hand I'm going to keep going and I'm going to keep working hard to keep having opportunities". "[He's] playing very solid everything: serve, return, groundstrokes".

by | September 07, 2018 | 06:02

Just simple: "Make them play an extra ball and see what happens". Stephens was an 83rd-ranked outsider when she roared to the title previous year, cementing her return from an 11-month injury absence. In the first set Sevastova won all the key drawings - the Latvian has implemented 2 out of 2 break points and his serve played 7 Stevens attempts to take the game at the reception.

by | September 06, 2018 | 02:30

He always plays and practices with a great attitude. Thiem didn´t face a single break point against Wimbledon finalist Anderson as he became the first Austrian in the last-eight in NY since Thomas Muster in 1996. Thiem did not relent, however, and kept hammering away from the baseline to earn a chance to serve for the third set up 5-4. Remarkably, Thiem was the first top-20 player Nadal has faced at Flushing Meadows since his final win over Novak Djokovic in 2013, with last year's ...

by | September 05, 2018 | 17:47

The United States' Ryder Cup team held a press conference today at the Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken to announce three of U.S. Captain Jim Furyk's captain's picks. He played with Keith Mitchell, another PGA Tour rookie, who birdied his last two holes for a 69. Tiger Woods , who is one of Furyk's vice-captains has got the nomination alongside Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau .

by | September 05, 2018 | 17:32

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is on the shortlist for FIFA's Best Men's Player of 2018 alongside Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo . Lionel Messi has admitted he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to leave Real Madrid and join Juventus .

by | September 05, 2018 | 16:57

Previously, Trump has been quite clear that he does not believe the NFL's ability to make business decisions he disagrees with "is what this country is all about". He also acknowledged that the choice to use Kaepernick was Nike's to make. "Even if it means sacrificing everything". Now Nike has added him to a line-up of athletes to feature in a new ad campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of its " Just Do It' slogan".

by | September 05, 2018 | 15:43

Things just got more awkward in Pittsburgh. Despite what Pouncey said, you might not want to completely "count" on that information and that's because he admitted that he was totally guessing on the date and that he hasn't actually talked to Bell about it.

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:52

In the 63rd minute, with Liverpool 2-0 up, the Brazil worldwide tried a risky skill in a unsafe area and ended up losing the ball to Kelechi Iheanacho , who set up Rachid Ghezzal . "It would have hurt him but I'm sure he would have learnt by his mistakes now and he won't be taking them chances again". "We know that and I told the boys immediately after the game in the dressing room that if winning away games in the Premier League would be so easy, then everybody would do it constantly".

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:40

The fiery 23-year-old Australian bowed out of the US Open on Saturday, going down 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 to 20-time major victor Federer in the third round. The result was that Federer raced to a 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 victory in just 104 minutes against a demoralised Kyrgios , who at one point could be heard shouting "I need to hire a coach".

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:39

Williams finished with 18 aces and 47 total winners. As she went on to take that sixth game, Serena returned a Kanepi serve with a single forehand. Freida styled her raven tresses into a sleek, straight style and parted her hair down the middle so that it framed her pretty face.

by | September 01, 2018 | 19:22

Cristiano Ronaldo was a no-show at the UEFA Awards ceremony. Ramos, who won the award for best defender in the Champions League last season on Thursday, recalled the huge bombshell dropped by former team-mate Ronaldo . "I expected a hard group, we have a hard group and that's what the Champions League is all about", Klopp told UEFA. "I don't say that because he is our player, but as a lover of football ".