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by | August 12, 2017 | 07:07

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expects to spend less on players next season after a big splash-out in the current transfer window, saying today's squad had been put together with an eye on the future. Defeat by Real Madrid in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup match in Skopje was a setback, but Mourinho says his team are ready for the new season. Aaron Ramsey could also come back in to the side after overcoming a minor calf problem while Per Mertesacker may feature despite suffering a ...

by | August 12, 2017 | 06:48

The first match of the season is a critical one for every club, as starting with positive momentum and confidence is of the utmost importance. But it was a different story at the other end as Wenger called upon additional firepower in the form of Aaron Ramsey and Giroud to turn the match around inside the final seven minutes and ward off a return to last season's febrile atmosphere of protest on home turf - at least for the time being.

by | August 12, 2017 | 06:33

Pep explained City's heavy investment, saying, "We had one of the oldest teams in the Premier League so we made a decision to put energy in the team for the next five, six years". "We are here to win the games and titles". We were not able with those players to find a solution. But despite being knocked out of the Champions League by Monaco at the Round of 16 stage and losing to eventual winners Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals, City would go on to lose just one of their remaining 17 league ...

by | August 12, 2017 | 06:32

At 1pm on Friday Sky Sports News revealed Coutinho had handed in a transfer request , with Liverpool confirming they had received, and rejected, the request an hour later. But a member of Coutinho's family reportedly told Sky Sports: "Coutinho has tried very hard to find an amicable solution to this but failed so far".

by | August 12, 2017 | 06:09

This news seemed inevitable after it was revealed that Tannehill avoided surgery on a partially torn ACL last season. It was reinjured August 3, on a noncontact play, when Tannehill crumbled to the ground while scrambling in practice. Last year's injury was a first for Tannehill , who had started all 77 games for the Dolphins since being selected eighth overall in the 2012 NFL Draft.

by | August 12, 2017 | 06:07

It is important to try to improve your quality because if you improve your quality and you improve, it is simple", he said . The two time Premier League victor, despite lacking much speed himself, understands how to handle rapidly paced encounters and will, without doubt, serve as an indispensable spine for United this season.

by | August 12, 2017 | 05:39

However, it was all about Coburn and Frerichs; the former put herself as sixth on the all-time list for the event in terms of time, with the latter just one spot behind in seventh. It is pretty wonderful to get a championship record. Her 9:03.77 time smashed almost 16 seconds off her personal best, and she joined Simpson in having a great post-race celebration after crossing the line.

by | August 12, 2017 | 05:22

Jackson noted that he "threw the ball down the field, made some plays with his arm, made some plays with his legs and stood in the pocket with poise". "If a guy is good enough and deserving of the opportunity, trust me, we're not in a position where we wouldn't give the best player an opportunity.

by | August 12, 2017 | 05:19

Asked if the real Chelsea won't be seen until Hazard and summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko return to fitness, Conte replied: "I hope to see the real Chelsea tomorrow, because now the season is starting and we must be ready, [even] if in this moment many players are missing".

by | August 12, 2017 | 05:00

Still, with Shapovalov taking out Del Potro, and Mannarino upsetting Milos Raonic, Nadal's draw got softer all of a sudden and the top spot is well within his reach. Shapovalov reeled off seven of the next eight points and fittingly ended the match with a forehand blast that Nadal couldn't even lunge for. His ball was just so heavy.

by | August 12, 2017 | 04:55

You can call this mere good luck or coincidence but we wait to see if he will win the Premier League in this second season at Old Trafford and that's one of the exciting reasons we cannot wait for the season to kick-off. "That was Conte telling the world "have a look, we're nowhere near strong enough". And if that is to happen it will be a hard place to come and take points from, while on the road they will prove as hard as any other opponent.

by | August 12, 2017 | 04:23

Iran's national soccer team has been on a winning streak recently under its Portuguese coach, Carlos Queiroz. The foreign policy committee of Iranian parliament rebuked the players and said it was "disrespectful of the rights of thousands of martyrs and those displaced and affected by the occupying Zionist regime".

by | August 12, 2017 | 04:10

Romelu Lukaku (75 million pounds): A long-drawn transfer saga came to an end when Manchester United completed the purchase of Lukaku from Everton. And if that is to happen it will be a hard place to come and take points from, while on the road they will prove as hard as any other opponent.

by | August 12, 2017 | 03:42

The new Premier League season is here, and it kicks off with what should be a very exciting match. Trailing 4-1, they at least managed a late rally to make the scoreline respectable. "Let's focus on Leicester on Friday but let's not forget we've had hard starts at home in recent seasons". England striker Jamie Vardy, who was heavily linked with Arsenal 12 months ago, scored a brace either side of a Danny Welbeck leveller that showed Arsenal's rearguard to be equally awful from open ...

by | August 12, 2017 | 03:46

Pogba was an ever-present figure in United's pre-season side, and featured in all seven tour matches, with his performance against Barcelona drawing high praise from Jose Mourinho . Ahead of the Premier League opener against West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday, he said: "My initial analysis from January and progressing through other months I was thinking of four players but I am not a hard person to work with, even if looks different or you want to make it look so".

by | August 12, 2017 | 03:42

Will Chelsea retain the Premier League trophy? "I think it's a challenge on all fronts". "Him and [N'Golo] Kante were magnificent". "And I have no doubt that he has not sanctioned that move, he is not happy with it and ultimately he is uncomfortable with it".

by | August 12, 2017 | 03:32

West Ham United, Everton and Ligue 1 side Marseille were said to be interested in signing Giroud this summer and Wenger had admitted that competition for places in attack lead him to opening the door for the 30-year-old to depart. Ozil is a doubt against Leicester, however, along with Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker and Shkodran Mustafi, while Laurent Koscielny is suspended. For the first time since 1997, Arsenal are going into a season without Champions League football and Wenger has ...

by | August 12, 2017 | 03:08

He, like Matthews, was a former second-round pick, the 50th player taken overall in 2015 after having played at Florida State. After Watkins' departure, the Bills now have Anquan Boldin , Zay Jones , Matthews, Rod Streater, Corey Brown, Andre Holmes , Brandon Tate, Dezmin Lewis, Brandon Reilly and Rashad Ross on its depth chart at wide receiver.

by | August 12, 2017 | 02:42

Last season, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman emerged as one of the best at his position. The Atlanta Falcons' preseason record won't directly factor into their season record nor increase their chance at making it to the Super Bowl .

by | August 12, 2017 | 02:27

Meanwhile, Manchester United are said to have failed in their bid to sign Los Blancos youngster Miguel Gutierrez. Real manager Zinedine Zidane is gradually starting to hand the starlet more first-team responsibilities at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, but Barca would likely look to hand him more starting chances after Neymar's departure.

by | August 12, 2017 | 02:07

But the lead was short-lived as Leicester pulled even three minutes later. He also said they would try and take the positives from scoring three times at the Emirates Stadium, from their only efforts on target. The impressive Vardy scored his second in the 53rd minute to put Leicester in front once more, curling Riyad Mahrez's corner into the bottom far corner amid poor Arsenal marking.

by | August 12, 2017 | 01:29

Abraham will have a wise tutor in Fernando Llorente, if the Spaniard stays at Swansea, and another successful season could see him return to Stamford Bridge ready to challenge for a first-team place. " I think Manchester United will win the Premier League because Mourinho has never failed in a second season ". He and the two boys had traveled to watch the game by plane from London Stansted to the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, and then made the six-hour drive over the border to Skopje to watch ...

by | August 12, 2017 | 01:09

We've acquired WR Jordan Matthews and a 2018 3rd round pick from the Eagles for CB Ronald Darby . Watkins' future in Buffalo was already in question after the Bills in May declined to pick up his fifth-year option. He won a starting job in 2015 but then was injured before the season started. He's been hampered by an assortment of injuries and limited to playing just eight games past year after having surgery to fix a broken left foot.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:27

Loria has agreed to a $1.2 billion sale price for the Marlins. Despite the fact that Jeter is only putting about a $25 million chunk of his personal money into the bid, his relationship with Sherman is allegedly the reason he will get to primarily run the team and make the decisions.

by | August 11, 2017 | 23:41

Ending the brouhaha around Philippe Coutinho , Liverpool has issued a statement confirming that the Brazilian mid-fielder will not be sold this summer and will remain a Liverpool player when the window closes. Klopp was speaking at a press conference where the club announced a deal with Western Union for the money transfer company to become their first shirt sleeve sponsor, in a lucrative "multi-year partnership".