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Juventus Goalkeeper Buffon Announces Retirement

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Liverpool are considering making a move for legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in the ongoing transfer window, it has been claimed. Liverpool also reportedly contacted the veteran shot-stopper before PSG showed interest, but it is the French side who appear to be closing in on the 40-year-old's signature. Read More »

Martial and Ramsey among players linked with Chelsea

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United finished runners-up in the Premier League and are favourites against a Chelsea side who ended the league season with a 3-0 defeat by Newcastle United . "Just when we were fighting to get close they immediately pulled away". Here, Sportsmail has selected a combined XI of the best players from both teams ahead of their showdown, where a few big names may consider themselves unfortunate to miss out. Read More »

Eagles' World Cup list good, says Okala

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He trained with them, that's not the same. "Well, the coaches picked him again, so the only thing I will say is at the end of the day I love coaches who pick players on merit and not sentiment", Disu continued. It's not about sentiment. "So, if we go to the World Cup now, our performances will not depend on the quality of the players but on our luck if it can carry us far in the tournament". Read More »

NBA Draft Lottery: Winners and Losers as Draft Order Is Set

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Sexton shot only.336 on 3-pointers. Jackson's presence along with extra ping pong balls finally delivered the top pick. Sacramento doesn't have their 2019 first rounder as it falls to Philadelphia thanks in part to that Nik Stasukas trade, so they need to make this draft count for this and next year. Read More »

Charles Barkley Delivers Stern Warning to LeBron and Cavs About Celtics

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During that span, after a loss James is 3-2, and he averages 34.6 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 3.8 assists in those games . Boston was led by Jaylen Brown , who poured in 23 points on 9 of 16 shooting from the field. Thus, with 7:09 left to play-and Boston unreachable like a thoroughbred inches away from winning a horserace-James was told to stay on the bench. Read More »

Eagles World Cup Camp Opens Monday In Uyo

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Nigeria, standing behind Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco and Egypt in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, is one of the five African countries qualifying for the World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles already have two scheduled games against the Three Lions of England and the Czech Republic in the first week of June to further fine-tune their strategies before beginning hostilities against Croatia, Iceland and Argentina proper at the World Cup. Read More »

Davinson Sanchez signs improved contract at Tottenham

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But with the clamour for trophies growing stronger all the time, Pochettino, in an alarming change of tone, suggested that the north Londoners might have to ditch their current policy of frugality and "take risks" to start delivering silverware. Read More »

Liverpool Fans Livid with Club's Plans For Champions League Trophy Parade

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After 14 games, involving trips to Germany, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, Manchester and Rome, the Reds are now 90 minutes away from adding a sixth European Cup to their roll of honour. Payet was forced off the pitch after half an hour through injury and his side were soundly beaten 3-0 by Atletico Madrid. The club requested the parade takes place on the Sunday, and even though it's already a busy day for the city, we want to make sure we are ready to give them the heroes' welcome they ... Read More »

Guardiola signs two-year contract extension at Manchester City

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When Pep Guardiola was appointed as manager of Manchester City in the summer of 2016 it is fair to say that his arrival was met with a mixed reaction throughout British football. We give them two days and then go to a camp. Maybe that's why the only recent champions to buck the trend were the more attack-oriented Manchester City sides of 2013 and 2015. Read More »

Injured Payet, Lacazette excluded from France squad

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The main surprise of the French application was the absence of midfielder Marseille's Dimitri Payet , who due to injury didn't play the final match of the Europa League against Atletico Madrid (0:3). "But, on the personal side, it hurts me to leave out players who took part in the European championship, and others who took part in the qualifiers and helped the team get this far". Read More »

Salah's boots score at British Museum

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He's been nicknamed the " Egyptian King " by Liverpool fans, but match-winner Mo Salah's crowning glory could be seeing his treasured boots on display in one of the world's most prestigious museums. Aboutrika watched Salah go toe-to-toe with Marcelo in the Olympics in Rio. 'I was playing with Egypt against Brazil. Marcelo is terrified of Salah . Read More »

Became known to new salary of Paulo Fonseca at Shakhtar

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A West Ham statement on Thursday said the club was "extremely confident of appointing a high-calibre first-team manager, who has a proven record both in the Premier League and European football". It was in July of a year ago that Benitez urged Ashley to "keep his word" over transfer funds and reminded him that he could have quit the club for a mega-money deal in China. Read More »

Reuben Foster's ex falsely accused another man of domestic violence in 2011

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She also testified she flagged down a passerby to call 911 on Foster after considering whether to falsify charges following a verbal altercation. Ennis said Foster had not paid her to change her story. Ennis often had trouble recalling what happened or what she told police on the morning of February 11 and had to be admonished several times about answering before a question was complete. Read More »

Verstappen fastest on 1st day of mid-season F1 tests

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Wolff is confident that both the driver and the team are committed to each other and is certain they can get it sorted out sooner rather than later, especially since they got back to winning ways at the Circuit de Catalunya. I'm very interested to see what happens in Monaco next time out as they should be in better shape in qualifying. Kevin Magnussen in the Haas finished in P6 behind Ricciardo. Read More »

Liam Payne Reveals September Album Release Date, Hints at One Direction Reunion

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The boys went on a break in 2015 shortly after Zayn had left the group as a four piece. Because the last time it almost killed me, frankly. It scared the living daylights out of me, because the last time it almost killed me, frankly. Liam Payne , Cheryl Cole and little baby Bear might be the ultimate celeb #familygoals, there's still one question we're all dying to find out. Read More »

Mikel Arteta given Arsene Wenger backing for Arsenal job

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An answer to that question could move a step closer today as the Gunners plan discussions with a potential successor. Club captain Per Mertesacker will now retire from his playing duties and assume a new role as manager of Arsenal's academy, whilst fellow centre back Laurent Koscielny has been ruled out until December with his Achilles injury. Read More »

Cahill defended as Maclaren axed from Australia team

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But FFA chief executive David Gallop rejected the assertion, telling broadcaster SBS, "Absolutely not". As naming rights sponsor of the Socceroos, Caltex has rebranded five Caltex sites across Australia to "Cahilltex" to mark its new partnership Tim Cahill ahead of the World Cup next month. Read More »

Everton FC Manager Sacked

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Arteta has his own history with Everton having played for the club for six years between 2005 and 2011, and having worked under Pep Guardiola at City since 2016, Everton fans could perhaps expect Arteta to introduce some of Citys philosophy and style of play to their team. Read More »

Messi: Real Madrid win like no other team

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The Argentina captain told TyC Sports channel programme "Libero" (via Sport): "It would be awful [if Neymar moved to Madrid] because of everything he means to Barcelona ". Neymar refused to give any insight as to where he would be playing his football next season after picking up Ligue 1's Player of the Year award on Sunday evening. Read More »

Neymar to Real would be tough for Barcelona, says Messi

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The subject of Messi's former team-mate Neymar being linked to Real Madrid refuses to go away. You heard the president. "You know a lot about him and the likes of [Lionel] Messi because you watch them on YouTube when you're growing up, you always watch those type of players", he told reporters. Read More »

Horses, sports betting a mystery fit

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Can I bet on sports in NY? Before this week's ruling , even many gambling opponents believed states - not the federal government - should make the decision , according to the poll. "At the heart of it is, we want to protect the integrity of the game and we also want to protect the best interest of the student-athlete", McLaughlin said. Read More »

Ecstatic Simeone urges final hero Griezmann to stay

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Marseille had a fine chance to take the lead early on through Valere Germain , but Garcia admits the best team won overall, even if he thought the scoreline was too harsh on his side. Asked about man-of-the-match Griezmann following Atletico's third Europa League triumph, Gil Marin told Cadena SER: "It will depend on his feelings more than anything else". Read More »

Golden Knights needed top prove to themselves they could compete with Jets

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The atmosphere when Game 3 begins at 6 tonight at T-Mobile Arena should afford the Golden Knights the same opportunity. The Jets began putting tremendous pressure on Fleury, who faced 33 shots in the game, but he was up to the task. It was Marchessault's seventh goal of the playoffs. Defensively, the Vegas Golden Knights are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 81.4 percent of their opponents power plays. Read More »

IPL 2018: RCB Vs SRH - Five players to watch out for

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With MI having a NRR of +0.384, RCB need to register another big win to climb up to the 4th position. With one team trying its best to find a place in the playoffs and the other using it as a practice match before playoffs, let's take a look at five players who can make an impact in this game. Read More »

Preakness 2018 Draw and Odds: Justify Is Overwhelming Favorite

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He broke a long-standing historical Derby trend by winning it without a start as a two-year-old. Justify won't face anything close to that size field Saturday, partly because most trainers don't think they can beat him. Should Justify finally show he is mortal, Good Magic would be the most likely victor and would give Brown his second consecutive Preakness. Good Magic looked good at the top of the stretch in that race, but Justify was not about to let anyone run by him. Read More »

Michael Carrick hits golf course the day after hanging up his boots

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has paid tribute to Michael Carrick after the retiring captain played his last game for the club against Watford on Sunday. Carrick's 464th appearance for United ended in the 85th minute when he left the game to a huge ovation. Carrick - signed for £18m from Tottenham - joined the Red Devils seven months after Keane's departure. Read More »

Victor Moses dreams cup glory to erase last year's final sending off

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Phil Jones says beating Chelsea in the FA Cup final would give Manchester United a huge boost as they plot to depose Manchester City as Premier League champions. Andy Ambler, The FA's director of professional game relations, said: "One of the most special things about The Emirates FA Cup is that a goalscorer in the extra preliminary round shares the same accolade as some of football's most famous names". Read More »

Yates secures second stage win to extend Giro d'Italia race lead

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Join PRO to watch the 2018 Giro d'Italia live and on replay . "I certainly haven't given up hope". "We saw with Esteban Chaves how quickly things can change for the general classification riders, so we just have to keep plugging away and keep trying to do everything we can", Froome said. Read More »

Luka Modric: "Liverpool deserve to be in the final"

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Balague also mentioned a discussion he had with former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez, as he said: "Interestingly, I was in Newcastle this week and spoke with Rafa Benitez about what he expects from the final, given he managed both. Read More »

Atletico Madrid striker Torres thrilled to win Europa League title

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The 27-year-old France global has been heavily linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano this summer and showed his class as Atleti ran out comfortable 3-0 winners in Lyon. "He has played three finals with us, has won two, and so that shows that he is not far away from his objective of regularly playing finals". "Simeone made me grow personally and professionally; I'm delighted with him and I owe him a lot, I know, so I'm very fond of him". Read More »

Is Man City greatest Premier League team ever?

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If they can carry that momentum into the Premier League next season, Liverpool might be best placed of all the chasing pack to challenge City. They amassed 28,242 passes this season. A gulf between the best and the rest has grown anyway and Arsene Wenger, the departing Arsenal manager, predicted a massive transformation in the coming years. Read More »