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by | May 18, 2018 | 18:32

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has reportedly informed Barca chiefs to sell Portugal worldwide Andre Gomes this summer. His every touch drew huge applause and Sundowns defender Wayne Arendse was beaming after the final whistle having exchanged shirts with the Argentine maestro.

by | May 18, 2018 | 18:28

DR Congo, ranked third in Africa and 38th in the world, will not be in Russian Federation. Since debuting in 1978 in Argentina with a 3-1 victory over Mexico, Tunisia have failed to win a World Cup match in 11 attempts.The other African qualifiers for Russia - Senegal, Morocco, Egypt and Nigeria - are among the top six ranked African teams.

by | May 18, 2018 | 17:15

Payet has been in impressive form with Marseille. I think there is no point in accumulating multiple players in the same position.' France have three warm-up games ahead of the World Cup - against the Republic of Ireland on May 28, Italy four days later and the United States on June 9.

by | May 18, 2018 | 17:10

Ashley has said that he wants Benitez to stay, but the pair have not held face-to-face talks and there is a lack of trust on Benitez's side after three botched transfer windows. Despite his frustrations with owner Mike Ashley and the board, there were not any direct connections to other Premier League options. It would ultimately be a shock to see Benitez depart the North East, after so much has been built during the past couple of years.

by | May 18, 2018 | 16:50

For several years they had a good attack but were very bad in defence, and now they are improving in that facet. "However, you can not beat yourselves up about these things all the time and you must always keep moving forward". We are going to fight until the end'. It was impressive. I was impressed myself, to be honest. The last thing they will want is Cristiano Ronaldo raining on their parade.

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:51

Club CEO Ferran Soriano, added: "Pep's new contract extension is fantastic news for Manchester City ". Guardiola has been granted a seemingly more favourable working environment in Manchester to realise this vision, free form the behind-the-scenes politicking at Barcelona and the over-arching influence of former players at Bayern.

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:47

There are clearly a number of reservations, most notably Arteta's complete lack of first-team managerial experience, but Arsenal are aware of Arteta's reputation at Manchester City and consider it a gamble worth taking. Arteta, 36, played for the Gunners from 2011-2016, and he served as captain for part of his stint with the club. "I have not even emptied my desk yet and in a way, I am still in a state of shock".

by | May 17, 2018 | 17:37

Rangers have already seen David Bates agree to join Hamburg on a free transfer this summer and with periodical doubts over Bruno Alves' future, Gerrard may need to bring in a central defender. He added: "I started training here when I was 12 years old and it's incredible to be back". The 38-cap Scotland worldwide won three league titles, a hat-trick of Scottish Cups and five League Cup titles during his first Rangers stint.

by | May 17, 2018 | 16:56

Mercedes looked strong all weekend, happier on the amended Pirelli tyres introduced for this weekend due to worries about excessive wear and tyre temperatures. And with Mercedes money men in Barcelona to witness his dominant display, Hamilton dropped the biggest hint yet that he is ready to commit his future to the German team.

by | May 17, 2018 | 16:56

He was arrested and charged with felony tampering with government documents for filing false enrollment records. The mother of the 14-year-old classmate Gilstrap-Portley allegedly dated told the Morning News her daughter said she did not have a sexual relationship with him.

by | May 17, 2018 | 15:50

He has previously hinted that he will retire at end of the season but did not disclose this on Thursday. "My own philosophy is built around that of the club and I shall continue to live my life in that way, as that's the only way I know to achieve results".

by | May 17, 2018 | 14:24

The colt has never been in front at the early calls of his races so, on paper, Justify , at worst, is going to get a similar pace-pressing trip he got in the Derby without the supersonic early fractions. Would the four owners even consider sending out Audible in the Belmont with a Triple Crown at stake? Wolf was philosophical and did not immediately rule it out.

by | May 17, 2018 | 14:10

Over the past 12 years, Duke has ranked among the nation's top FBS institutions in terms of raw number of sports receiving the April public recognition awards: 2018 - 1. "Their academic achievement is a testament to the dedication of our student-athletes, coaches and staff in our continued focus on student-athlete success".

by | May 17, 2018 | 13:38

According to a report in the Telegraph , Mourinho's former assistant is going to be the new manager of Benfica. Carrick's appearance on Sunday, in otherwise unremarkable final Premier League game of the season, was his 464th and last for United.

by | May 17, 2018 | 13:20

For years, Las Vegas has held a fairly exclusive lock on legal sports gambling like this in the U.S. But a Supreme Court decision to strike down an act that effectively banned it in most of the rest of the country now means other states can permit and regulate it, too.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:47

At 5-5 in the match-deciding set, Pliskova overhead smashed a slow-dropping ball for what she assumed was a winning point. But to her astonishment, umpire Marta Mrozinska and the line judge called the ball out. Karolina Pliskova is now the world number six in the women's singles rankings, and topped the pile as recently as July 2017. For Sakkari it was the first top-five win of her career and she will face Germany's 11th seed Angelique Kerber for a place in the quarter-finals.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:34

In their debut season, the Golden Knights are doing everything they can to create a competitive home environment. It didn't take long for them to keep the energy levels in the building higher than ever. Too many times there are Jets players waiting at the Vegas blue line for the other to bring the puck up or get it too them- that's far too easy to defend.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:26

His goals might end up being the parting gift, considering Griezmann has been increasingly linked with a move to Barcelona . The forward has been vocal on his future in recent weeks, with Griezmann claiming he's in talks with Atletico over his plans.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:20

Embiid finished third in the National Basketball Association in rebounds per game, fifth in blocks per game and ninth in defensive real plus minus . Even though Embiid probably won't win the award, as Gobert's defensive ranking is far and away the best mark in the entire league, it's nice to see the big man get some much-needed appreciation for his hard work.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:09

United's gamers had been getting ready for Saturday's FA Cup last in opposition to Chelsea . Although, it remains to be seen whether Antonio Conte will still be at the club come the start of next season. The FA Cup final game will be exciting for Soccer fans as both teams would like to get at least one silverware this season. Speaking to reporters on Monday, he said: 'For the next game, for sure we must change.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:06

When asked if he was open to a move from Barca after playing for the senior team for 14 long years, Messi said, "I am not tempted to leave Barcelona ". Brazil, who report for duty next Monday, face another warm-up friendly against Austria in Vienna a week later before beginning their quest for a sixth world title with a meeting against Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:09

This is my fourth year now and the first time I have got to 30 goals in the Premier League . While he was posing for pictures with the highly-coveted award, his four-year-old daughter Makka Mohamed Salah came running on to show off her own skills which sparked huge cheers from the stands.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:03

It was a really, really tough finish with the pave, but happy to gain time and win the stage", Yates said, adding, "I still have nothing. Mohoric was part of an earlier breakaway before getting away for good in the latter part of the stage.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:06

The majority of Cleveland's points unsurprisingly came from James and Kevin Love , but even a triple-double from James and double-double from Love wasn't enough to fuel the Cavs. James poured in 42 points to go along with 12 assists and 10 rebounds. Hood is averaging 4.9 points per game in the playoffs, and his defense has been atrocious.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:03

Atletico is set to return to the Champions League next season, but Simeone will still have to serve the final two games of his ban when the club kicks off its European campaign next season in the Champions League group stage. The game, at Lyon's Groupama Stadium, will be Marseille's first European final since 2003-04 when a side featuring Fabien Barthez and Didier Drogba finished runners-up to Valencia in the UEFA Cup.

by | May 16, 2018 | 10:38

He knows how much we and the fans value him. The truth is that money so often talks in big enough quantities these days that the only way to truly secure a player's loyalties in the long term is if they themselves wish to remain at the club.

by | May 16, 2018 | 09:42

The most recent issue is the Eastern Conference finals playoff series between the Capitals and Lightning . Asked what the Lightning needed to do better, three-time Cup-winning defenseman Ken Daneyko responded, "Where do we begin? ".

by | May 16, 2018 | 09:34

He had said, "The surprises can only come if some players are doing so well and we have to take them, it will be wonderful to see some surprises. In the first 35-man list, they have a chance". Kano Pillars striker, Junior Lokosa and Crotone attacker, Simeon Nwankwo are the surprise inclusions as Malaga's Brown Ideye was dropped. The Defenders are Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo, Brian Idowu, Elderson Echejile, Shehu Abdulahi, Ola Aina, Tyrone Ebuehi, Stephen Eze and ...

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:30

He also committed seven turnovers in the game and shot just 31.3 percent from the field. Over James' postseason lifetime, a circumstance similar to what he's suggesting here against the Celtics has played out on a few other memorable occasions.

by | May 16, 2018 | 07:50

But Southampton still ended up celebrating as their narrow defeat combined with Swansea's 2-1 defeat by Stoke City guaranteed them Premier League football next season. Chelsea's record of 30 wins set last season only lasted a year as City racked up 32. The Ivory Coast global played his final game for City in the 3-1 home win over Brighton in their penultimate game of the campaign, and with the season over he has shared his final goodbye to the fans.

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:40

The top four - Manchester City , Manchester United , Tottenham and Liverpool - are to appear in the next edition of the UEFA Champions League. At Anfield, they were also scouring through the record books after Salah opened the scoring against Brighton and Hove Albion with his 32nd goal of the season.

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:27

He said: 'It's a big club, history and tradition and you need big players. Steve Bruce's side will now face Fulham on May 26 at Wembley, for a place in the Premier League. Randolph then came to the fore as he made two fine saves from Lewis Grabban before getting fingertips to a long-range effort from Jack Grealish. Both of Pulis' former Premier League clubs in Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion have been relegated to the Championship for next season with the Welshman having played ...

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:05

Krista Glover, 36, was arrested by St. Johns County Sheriff's deputies late Saturday in a house the couple had rented during the tournament at Sawgrass TPC in Ponte Vedra Beach. Glover later released a statement on Twitter asking for the public to respect their privacy. Lucas told cops that Krista was drinking heavily that day before the fight.

by | May 16, 2018 | 03:29

An SC bench comprising J Chelameshwar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul had earlier reserved the verdict in the matter on April 18 but cleared the air today after acquitting the minister of the more serious charge. However, the Supreme Court has convicted Sidhu for "voluntarily hurting" a 65-year-old man and imposed Rs 1,000 fine on him - sparing him a jail term by reversing the Punjab and Haryana High Court's verdict holding him guilty and awarded three-year jail sentence.

by | May 16, 2018 | 03:24

Defending race victor and reigning Cup Series champion had one win prior to this weekend, but he and the 78 team haven't been as dominant as they were en route to the title. Harvick ran a fast lap of 28.600 seconds (188.811 mph) during Friday's qualifying. "I'm definitely to blame on that", said Blaney, who won the first stage before Larson had charged to the front to capture the second.