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by | December 02, 2018 | 16:13

With United now looking like they won't make the Champions League spots, de Gea may need some persuading to stay in Manchester and club officials have already started looking at his potential replacement. The 28 year old has won four of the last five Player of the Year awards at the club, making him the most decorated player in the history of United for that award, and is integral to any success they've had recently and could have going forward.

by | December 02, 2018 | 15:43

He did have a half decent second half against BATE and floated a delectable cross onto Olivier Giroud's head for the only goal of the game. "In the last match, the problem was the team, not one or two players", he said. And the 67-year-old remains convinced of striker Mitrovic's importance to Fulham's set-up, even if he has demanded the Serbian works harder off the ball.

by | December 02, 2018 | 10:57

Tone Ng Shiu gave the New Zealand men a 7-0 lead with a first-half converted try. National women's Sevens coach Kevin Wambua is braced for physical encounters as the second leg of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series kicks off today in Dubai.

by | December 01, 2018 | 11:17

Everton head into the weekend in sixth place in the standings and remained unbeaten during their three games in November. "It would be in all leagues in Europe a European team, I am sure". In the end, in the games we won we were always the better side. "We have to prove it", he said. "A good result for us could boost our confidence to a high, high level".

by | December 01, 2018 | 10:59

This decision, without appeal, will mean that CAF will now initiate an open and urgent call for new host country bids to ensure AFCON 2019 takes place next summer. "I don't know whether there are statistics but many have been injured during CANs due to the condition of the organisation". For the record, Morocco stepped in to host the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN), a tournament exclusively reserved for the local based legion of players in the domestic leagues.

by | December 01, 2018 | 09:51

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN is reporting that Cleveland has traded Kyle Korver to the Jazz in exchange for Alec Burks and two future second-round draft picks. The Jazz now rank 23rd in three-pointers per game, 29th in three-point percentage, 27th in offensive rating and 24th in net rating. "They're missing shots that they normally make so I think that's something we can definitely improve on".

by | December 01, 2018 | 09:48

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers have sunk to several frightful lows in a demoralising loss to the Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association. "But the way he was moving out there, it just didn't feel right to leave him out on the court, so we got him out quickly". "We have other guys we trust - Brandon [Ingram], LeBron - that can play that for us, but they do other things for us, too, so it's not ideal".

by | December 01, 2018 | 04:02

He was not charged by prosecutors, but one police report listed Hunt as a suspect while another one listed Ottinger as a suspect. According to police reports, obtained by TMZ Sports , surveillance video from the hotel was obtained by law enforcement.

by | November 30, 2018 | 05:16

Tottenham Hotspur defender Juan Foyth will not be available for their Champions League clash against Inter Milan on Wednesday. "I want to play that match with confidence, because if we win we stand a good chance of qualifying, in my opinion".

by | November 30, 2018 | 05:04

Sari confirmed Hudson-Odoi is in the squad to play PAOK , but added: "He has to improve a lot. And Jorginho , who is very familiar with Sarri's system following their time together at Napoli, believes Chelsea's defence was "stretched" because Hazard, Morata and Willian failed to press Spurs " defenders.

by | November 28, 2018 | 04:12

Multiple media outlets are reporting that Mack Brown is now the front-runner in a return stint as head football coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brown would replace Larry Fedora , who was sacked after seven seasons and a 45-43 record, including a 2-9 mark this season. The Longhorns also won the 2005 national championship.

by | November 28, 2018 | 04:14

Each routed a so-so mid-major (OU beat Florida Atlantic, Ohio State beat Tulane). Ohio State: The Buckeyes have won six straight against Northwestern and lost to the Wildcats just once, dating to 1972. Olave, who came into the game with five catches and no touchdowns, caught two TD passes in the first half and broke it open on special teams in the third quarter.

by | November 28, 2018 | 02:01

Young Boys are the visitors on Tuesday as the Red Devils look to qualify for the knockout phase with a game to spare - a feat they will achieve should they win and Valencia fail to beat Juventus. "The information I have from the club and club contacts with the police is that things are going to be much better than the last time , but if it isn't better I walk".

by | November 27, 2018 | 07:42

No one has won more world titles than 35-year old Mary Kom . Okhota countered with left but was not enough to stop the five-time world champion. "I am happy to win a silver in my first World Championships", said Sonia, who started playing in senor circuit just two years back.

by | November 25, 2018 | 14:30

Sixteen matches , we've not lost, it's good. The 90 minutes bit is what we have not been doing this season, except maybe against Liverpool, and we must hope that the Boss has the team keen to start quickly in this crucial game. Always positive. I did not find one element of criticism. "We came to an Arsenal that hadn't beaten any of the Top 6, and while we still haven't done so yet, they also struggled to win away from home at all, and we have already improved in that area".

by | November 25, 2018 | 14:00

Should United concede against Crystal Palace on Saturday, it would equal a Premier League club record of allowing a goal for a ninth straight game. The talks were informal though Juventus asked the Red Devils to be kept updated over Pogba's future.

by | November 25, 2018 | 13:42

For most of the game the visitors lacked spark but they illuminated proceedings with a brilliant move in the 67th minute that culminated in Mo Salah opening the scoring. "In a few moments, the tempo change could have been a bit more obvious but even then, we had our chances". And the third goal was one of the best counter-attacks I ever saw - it was just nice.

by | November 25, 2018 | 11:58

The remaining rankings speak to how highly the committee regards the SEC among all other conferences, as three-and-four-loss teams like Florida and Mississippi State find themselves in the top-20, somehow. A win over Florida State might not guarantee a New Year's Six bowl game for the Gators. U of M, 10-1 overall, leads all Big Ten teams in the poll, with Ohio State at number 10, Penn State at number 12 and Northwestern at number 19.

by | November 25, 2018 | 02:41

In the summer of 2017, Sarri's predecessor Antonio Conte revealed that his dream striker signing would be Tottenham star Harry Kane , who has scored 10 goals in 16 club appearances this season and netted England's dramatic later victor against Croatia at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday.

by | November 23, 2018 | 07:13

Nevertheless, that rating has plummeted the past three games to just 0.974 points per possession. Aside from Diallo's injury, there was positive news for the Thunder, who picked up their fourth win in five games by defeating the Warriors 123-95.

by | November 23, 2018 | 03:26

Groundstroke mistakes from Anderson handed Djokovic the break and the 14-time grand slam victor was far less generous in his own service game as he quickly opened up a 2-0 lead. Really, as I said before many times, I kind of also expect myself to do very well. Zverev's dog Lovik has featured on his Instagram page on several occasions and has been known to travel to events with the tall right-hander - the pet was even granted an accreditation pass to the 2015 US Open as the player's "guest".

by | November 21, 2018 | 15:34

In a odd and sad coincidence, Smith suffered the injury 33 years to the day that former Washington quarterback Joe Theismann's leg was broken during a "Monday Night Football" game against the New York Giants . The Pittsburgh Steelers, meanwhile, failed to score in the first half and trailed by 10 late in the fourth quarter before a rally capped by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's one-yard touchdown plunge with just seconds remaining that lifted Pittsburgh to a 20-16 victory over the Jaguars ...

by | November 21, 2018 | 13:43

The Hammers beat Everton away and Man United at home with Rice playing a big role in both victories. Mourinho stripped Pogba of the vice-captaincy earlier this year over concerns of his commitment to the club. The west Londoners are prepared to offer Rice a deal worth £40,000-a-week as Maurizio Sarri targets a strengthening of his engine room. This story could gather pace in the coming weeks as the winter transfer window draws ever closer, with a huge bidding war for Rice looking like a ...

by | November 21, 2018 | 12:35

The alleged victim said she and some friends met Hayne and his friends at a bar. Hayne, who had been in talks with St George Illawarra to play his 13th NRL season in 2019, looks increasingly unlikely to ever play again due to the severity of the charge laid last night.

by | November 21, 2018 | 09:26

India captain Virat Kohli Tuesday said his team made some "radical mistakes" during the disappointing tour of England and will look to ensure they are not repeated in the assignment against Australia . "When we step on the field we have 11 individuals striving for excellence, they want to be the best they can". While Kohli is a dangerman for India , so are KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma , who has smashed two centuries in four T20 innings since July.

by | November 21, 2018 | 09:18

Zverev took his opportunity in emphatic fashion - blasting down three consecutive aces then winning the set when another Djokovic forehand flew long. So much so Djokovic was broken again twice at the start of the second set, although a jittery service game in between from Zverev kept him in touch.

by | November 20, 2018 | 16:30

The first time, in Chicago in 2016, was Ireland's first win over New Zealand in 111 years. Ireland's total now stands at 91.17 points - only 1.37 points behind the All Blacks, who celebrated an unbroken nine-year reign as the world's highest ranked team last Friday.

by | November 20, 2018 | 16:23

The 17-year-old German appeared to lose control of her Van Amersfoort Racing auto as she approached a tight right-hand corner on lap four, with the vehicle becoming airborne before crashing into fences. "We will monitor the situation and make the necessary conclusions". "Surviving that is really incredible". "I haven't seen all accidents in motorsport but this was surely one of the worst I've ever seen".

by | November 20, 2018 | 14:48

However, their quick young frontline, nicknamed "the moped gang", looked promising and lived up to their tag as 22-year-olds Werner and Sane , plus Serge Gnabry , 23, frightened the Dutch defence with their speed, especially in the first half.

by | November 20, 2018 | 12:43

Yates. "But [it's] based on his past experiences with Coach (Kevin) O'Connell and (Matt) Cavanaugh". The biggest difference, the Redskins lost Sunday's game but won in 1985. He appeared in two games, completing 55.6 of his passes - while throwing zero touchdowns and two interceptions. He helped the Jets reach the AFC Championship Game twice.

by | November 19, 2018 | 09:16

Though Hlatshwayo is keen on embarrassing the Super Eagles again, he knows that the history between the two nations is heavily stacked in the favour of the visitors. The defender deflected Samuel Kalu's cross past his own goalkeeper. Now Bafana must do the business against Libya because a loss will make Baxter look back and rue the goalless draw against the Seychelles away last month.

by | November 19, 2018 | 02:25

The Seahawks are in a lot better shape coming out of their lone Thursday game this season. Rodgers threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first half, but never got the ball back after Green Bay punted with 4:20 left. "It might frustrate some people like we can't make up our mind but I feel really comfortable with how we're doing this", Carroll said. Still, there might have been something therapeutic about just yelling at each other.

by | November 18, 2018 | 12:28

Anthony only joined the Houston franchise in a one-year veteran's deal this summer, but coach Mike D'Antoni and general Daryl Morey revealed his time with the team has not gone according to plan. "You know it's insane, I live in Houston and I watch the Rockets play a lot". Though he still was out Saturday in Dallas, Curry met with the media prior to the Warriors' game against the Mavericks , and he was asked what the mood has been like around the team the last week.

by | November 16, 2018 | 14:59

Silva, in for injured captain Dinesh Chandimal, was on 6 when Angelo Mathews fell for 20, and from there he stitched some valuable partnerships with the lower order to post a competitive total, Sri Lanka's highest in the series. "We're a little bit disappointed that they've got a lead", England spinner Jack Leach said. Sri Lanka vs England 2nd Test: Seems like Stuart Broad is still not got over Yuvraj Singh's six sixes of him.

by | November 15, 2018 | 08:30

After many rumours over Conte's replacement, Chelsea eventually reached an agreement with Maurizio Sarri to become their manager. "We believe in ourselves as a team with the new manager and if we continue like that [the Chelsea performance] it will be good for the next game".

by | November 15, 2018 | 06:31

Butler said he has talked to 76ers young stars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid and dismissed the fact there might be issues with the two, as there was with Towns and Wiggins. I don't think there's too many of them that will tell you I'm a bad teammate but people get whatever they want to say out. But when you look at what Minnesota could have received for Butler, this trade doesn't look as good as it should.

by | November 14, 2018 | 05:48

Former Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler has struggled, giving up touchdown passes through the first half of the season. A massive crowd of Patriots fans flocked to Nashville for the game, and were quickly disappointed. He was sacked three times and hit on three other occasions en route to a 51 completion percentage. Now the player who would frequently place his hand on the back of an offensive lineman while waiting for a hole to open - much as a child sticking close to a parent in a ...

by | November 14, 2018 | 04:59

Fakhar Zaman smashed run-a-ball 88 and fast bowler Shaheen Afridi (4-38) grabbed his second successive four-wicket haul in Pakistan's six-wicket victory against New Zealand in the second one-day worldwide ( ODI ) on Friday. Colin de Grandhomme, Trent Boult and Matt Henry bagged one wicket each. For Pakistan , Mohammad Hafeez was promoted to open the innings after Imam-ul-Haq couldn't recover from the blow to the head he sustained in the last game, and alongside Fakhar, he got ...

by | November 14, 2018 | 04:40

After the game, Jones said: 'I'll leave it up to the match official responsible as he has the benefit of multiple cameras and angles.' England had got off to the ideal start thanks to a Chris Ashton try before Dylan Hartley added a second, which Owen Farrell converted easily.

by | November 12, 2018 | 11:17

In the 2018-2019 season, the Houston Rockets look like a shell of themselves and it took just 10 games for the Rockets to realize that the Melo experiment is just not working. The 10-time All-Star has appeared in 10 games this season averaging 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds. He signed a one-year deal with the Rockets in the summer after he was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks .