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by | August 12, 2018 | 08:31

Speaking to the Daily Mirror , Ferdinand said: "I'm a United fan, and I want to see them win the title, but I fear it's going to be very hard for that to happen this season". However, the loan signing of Harry Arter is a great signing. With transfer business now done and dusted, clubs are now well poised to settle down to the task of posting a good outing in the Premier League this season.

by | August 12, 2018 | 07:58

According to the images of the team-sheet circulating on social media, England are set to replace Ben Stokes with Chris Woakes as the Rajasthan Royals all-rounder misses out due to his ongoing affray trail. Off the very next ball, Pujara got run-out and play was halted immediately after that. Even Kohli failed to make an impact, scoring just 23 runs. After an assured start Keaton Jennings was the first to depart, LBW to Mohammed Shami (two for 27) for 11.

by | August 12, 2018 | 07:00

He enjoyed a successful season last term, despite Middlesbrough falling short of a Premier League return in the playoffs, scoring five times and providing 10 assists. Yet Wolves still want to sign him! Zinchenko played 14 games for City last season, but is aware he is only a back-up at the Premier League champions.

by | August 12, 2018 | 06:29

The football didn't improve until the Italian delivered his team-talk, though - and they performed like a new team after the restart. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri insists that he is not looking to replicate his Napoli style at Stamford Bridge.

by | August 12, 2018 | 04:05

All the bowlers, be it pacers or spinners, leaked runs to give England a healthy lead of 250. Watch day four of the second Test between England and India from 10am, Sunday on Sky Sports Cricket. Rahane, who did all the hard work to survive 44 deliveries, nicked Anderson's straight delivery to first slip Alastair Cook. Yorkshire star Bairstow also looked set for triple figures but, just six short of his sixth Test hundred, nicked behind off the bowling of Pandya as India finally ...

by | August 12, 2018 | 04:01

Mickelson shot 71 in the second round, which was completed Saturday morning, and finished 4-over, missing the cut by four strokes. Woods, ranked 51st, won his most recent major title at the 2008 US Open and has not won any event since the 2013 WGC Bridgestone Invitational but showed solid form last month by leading on the back nine Sunday at last month's British Open.

by | August 11, 2018 | 22:28

Just the sixth golfer to shoot a 63 at a U.S. Open, Fleetwood finished a stroke behind victor Brooks Koepka earlier this year at Shinnecock Golf Club in Southhampton, N.Y. But after a series of back surgeries, he is back swinging fully and even finished sixth at the Open at Carnoustie last month. Justin Thomas won at the PGA to go to four wins and ultimately won the FedExCup after a five-win season making him the easy choice.

by | August 11, 2018 | 22:02

France worldwide Pogba played, and scored, in the World Cup final just 26 days ago but with options thin on the ground he barely hesitated when invited to take to the field against the Foxes. "We knew we were not going to be fit, 100 per cent, but the most important (thing) was to start well the Premier League ". "We have brought in great managers without a doubt but let's take Mourinho for example".

by | August 11, 2018 | 18:04

Asked if he had the tools to compete without new signings, Mourinho said: "I have my players, I like my players, I like to work with my players". "It is hard for me to understand, we finish second which I keep saying, that I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues but I keep feeling the second last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game".

by | August 11, 2018 | 16:19

Pep Guardiola has been speaking to the media at his pre-match press conference this afternoon and the new boss has offered a full team news and injury update ahead of the game. " Manchester United , you know the harmony isn't great there, but they've obviously got great players, a great manager". "You don't really know the team, you don't really know the players, you don't know how they're going to perform from one week to the next".

by | August 11, 2018 | 14:24

I think football is changing and managers should be called head coaches". Mourinho did not get the new centre-half he wanted in the transfer window and, from the comments he made after the Leicester match about being a head coach instead of a manager, he is still not happy about it.

by | August 11, 2018 | 12:57

It is the best league in the world. "We were dealing with Barcelona with [the transfer of Yerry] Mina, and I know the player very well". I have spoken a lot to the coach and I know his passion for Everton and determination to be successful.

by | August 11, 2018 | 11:12

On Guice's sixth carry of the night, he was tackled from behind and stayed on the ground. He had suffered a hyperextended knee (yes, the same knee) at LSU but opted against surgery, also per Rapoport . Both players are expected to make a full recovery and are looking forward to playing in 2019. UPDATE: The Redskins confirmed Guice tore his ACL. In Weeks 11-17, Perine averaged 2.65 yards after contact per attempt , ranking 12th among running backs with at least 100 attempts in said span.

by | August 11, 2018 | 09:47

Emery became Arsenal's first new manager since 1996 after Wenger stepped down in May following a 22-year reign. Britain's TelegraPhnewspaper has reported that new Arsenal manager, Unai Emery , has named five Arsenal captains with Petr Cech expected to lead side against Manchester City tomorrow.

by | August 11, 2018 | 05:47

Probably football managers should be called more head coaches". I enjoy the last season, the fight to finish where we finished and to manage the best position in five or six years. "He had nine days of pre-season where no training, no football , absolutely nothing". Some of those World Cup stars returned early in order to help the squad prepare for tonight's match.

by | August 11, 2018 | 00:45

It's reported by The Sun that United were actually prepared to shell out £100m for French World Cup victor Varane, but Real Madrid were not interested in selling. "I'm not confident", he told a pre-match news conference when asked whether another signing might be made. Last season may have been United's highest finish since Sir Alex Ferguson retired but the 19-point gap to runaway Premier League champions Manchester City underlined the improvements required.

by | August 10, 2018 | 22:47

I thought about it for the pre-season, but now we have to be in this championship moment. "It is pretty normal that some point we would spent more money than other years". We can't go there and only win because we are Liverpool . "We did not reach anything yet, we have been in finals and if we get there again we should try to win it".

by | August 10, 2018 | 19:57

And in news that is sure to frustrate most United supporters coming to terms with getting behind the squad they have, and resolving to do so by hoping the defence will be freshened up from within, one of the club's most talented youngsters is going to leave the club on loan.

by | August 10, 2018 | 17:31

The former Reds defender told Sky Sports : "Everyone's talking about Liverpool and with good reason". Like City, Liverpool's strength is in the final third and the trio of Mohamed Salah , Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane , will strike fear into Premier League defences again.

by | August 10, 2018 | 16:56

Make any case to start at quarterback for the Browns right away over Tyrod Taylor . It's only the first preseason game, but the Baker Mayfield hype train is running like a well-oiled machine. Callaway, the Browns' fourth-round pick, played despite being cited for marijuana possession and driving with a suspended license. Mayfield's final numbers (11-of-20 passing, 212 yards, 10.6 yards per attempt, two TDs, 125.4 rating, one sack) were nothing resembling those of a raw rookie trying to ...

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:27

Robert Quinn, a defensive end for the Dolphins, raised his fist. There were no apparent protests by the Buccaneers . Across the NFL , players followed former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in kneeling during the national anthem last season in protest of social injustice and racial inequality.

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:22

Jones' lawyer made the statement after his client was arraigned on a misdemeanor assault charge Thursday night at Queens Criminal Court for hitting Florida resident Sabor Szabo. Police say the coach got out, followed Szabo to the sidewalk, clocked him and sped off. Head coach Danny Manning said at the time that Jones was a "well-respected bright mind" in the coaching world and brought "new blood" and "new perspectives" to Wake Forest .

by | August 10, 2018 | 14:53

The Toffees have paid around €2.25million (£1.7m) in a loan fee to sign Portugal midfielder Gomes - who has previously been linked with Arsenal this summer. "Every discussion we've had was very important in making me feel his confidence about my game". Six months later and after a good World Cup, they have moved him on for nearly three times what they paid for him, despite him never quite performing during his short stay.

by | August 10, 2018 | 14:43

United start the Premier League season at home to Leicester City on Friday and Mourinho took the opportunity at his pre-match news conference to take a swipe at what he views as fatalistic commentary on his reign from the media, in contrast with praise awarded to unnamed counterparts who fail to lift major honours.

by | August 10, 2018 | 13:36

Kyle Walker and Benjamin Mendy started at full-back at Wembley and seem good bets to do so again. The 27-year-old English global has less than a year remaining on his contract and so a lucrative deal as a free agent is only one season of bench-warming away, if he was to be that way inclined.

by | August 10, 2018 | 12:32

While United and other Premier League teams in England will not be able to bring in players after August 9, they can still sell players to other teams around Europe until August 31. "[Paul] arrived on Monday, [feeling] happy, proud, with desire to work". 'If they feel they can help us [against Leicester] - 20 minutes, 10 minutes, half an hour.

by | August 10, 2018 | 11:51

England lead the five-match series 1-0 after completing a thrilling 31-run victory at Edgbaston last week in Birmingham. Final delivery: Writer and broadcaster John Arlott (1914-1991) ends his final spell of commentary during the 1980 Centenary Test between England and Australia.

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:41

Mina already had a point to prove after a disappointing few months at Barcelona , and doubters like Thompson should gee him up further to be a big Everton success. But I was also convinced Everton could improve me and that I would be able to show my best as a player here'. "I have spoken a lot to the coach and I know his passion for Everton and determination to be successful.

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:01

Pochettino does accept how the lack of activity might be viewed externally, but is happy with the club's vision. I think it is clear what is going on and how we are going to move in the future. And if they don't play then I don't want them to give up and start to say: 'The gaffer is a bad guy.' It's not a drama - drama is another thing. Premier League returns this weekend and Tottenham Hotspur kick-off the 2018/19 campaign with a trip to St James' Park to take on Newcastle United on ...

by | August 10, 2018 | 04:36

West Ham United have endured relegation battles in their last two Premier League campaigns but striker Javier Hernandez says he is dreaming of a top six finish this season. In a message on his personal Twitter account, Perez said: "I would like to thank Arsenal fans for their support, they always showed me great affection and love from the first time I arrived in London".

by | August 09, 2018 | 23:09

Barca have inserted a buy-back option for the Colombian global, who caught the eye after a series of impressive performances at the Russia World Cup . The Brazilian winger has been capped 14 times by his country, and at the age of 25, it is thought his best years are still ahead of him. Likewise, Portuguese worldwide Gomes has failed to establish himself as a first team regular since joining from Valencia for an initial 35 million euro fee in 2016.

by | August 09, 2018 | 21:18

Sure we are going to be better, no doubt about that". Manchester United have offered to pay just £22.3m for Arsenal target Jerome Boateng because the defender is demanding a huge £12.5m-a-year contract, according to the Sun . Pre-season has clearly been a frustrating time for Mourinho, while a perceived lack of respect for leading his side to second spot last term has got under his skin.

by | August 09, 2018 | 21:19

Atleti's Godin has now emerged as target for the Premier League giants. Sky Sports News broke that news about United's interest in Godin, but now Sky journalist Kaveh Solhekol has tweeted out stating that Atletico rejected the approach - seemingly nearly instantly.

by | August 09, 2018 | 20:15

Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has made an offer for the shares in the club that he does not own. England goalkeeper Jack Butland could be close to joining Chelsea from relegated Stoke City , with Sky Sports reporting that the Blues could move for the 25-year-old if Thibaut Courtois leaves for Real Madrid , which is becoming increasingly likely.

by | August 09, 2018 | 19:14

It now seems that United are buying Harry McGuire from Leicester, however. Barcelona have found Gomes an escape after a torrid time with them. The relationship between Barcelona and Everton is believed to be strong, with left-back Lucas Digne already moving to Goodison Park from the Nou Camp in this window.