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'We'd exchange cup for victims' lives' - Mourinho


The world goes on it doesn't stop and we have to do our job. "But the world goes on, it doesn't stop and we have to do our work". "At a time when we are grieving for the families that have lost loved ones, we have a sport that has brought a little happiness at a hard time". Read More »

Nadal for the fifth time won the masters in Madrid

Im very happy for what I achieved, ” Nadal said. "I am aware that if I am fit and I can play well, I have the capacity to win important titles and achieve my goals", said Nadal . The Spaniard edged a punishing first set tie-break, sapping the energy out of his opponent, before wrapping up a 7-6 (8) 6-4 victory. Murray, who lost last year's final to Djokovic in Madrid , had 28 unforced errors in a disappointing outing under the closed roof of the center court in Madrid . Read More »

Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli


The move reflects fears that a "wider group of individuals" may have been involved in the attack, including the bomb-maker who provided Abedi with his deadly device. The Abedi family attended the Didsbury Mosque in South Manchester and there are reports some people in the neighbourhood had concerns about him and contacted police several years ago. Read More »

Premier League Mourinho admits Man United kids need more time


United have won the UEFA Champions League three times , European Cup Winners' Cup one time and European Super Cup once and winning the Europa League title will complete the set for the Red Devils . Jones said the squad were feeling the effects of a long season but stressed that they would be ready for Ajax . "The Champions League is the best competition and it's one this club should be playing in every season". Read More »

Manchester United Win Brings City Together After Concert Bombing


It is just a football game and a trophy but if we can help and support with this just one per cent it is enough for us'. The boys were fantastic. "We're all proud of them, it was a great achievement". "We tried to focus on the win and lift the trophy and try to lift the spirit of the town". Among the messages brought to the Friends Arena in Stockholm was a giant red banner which read: "Manchester - a City United #prayformanchester". Read More »

Irving, James fire Cavs past Celtics

We have to have low turnovers, and we have to try to make them miss because some of those guys play a lot better at home. We made some adjustments on the defensive end and we just fought; we needed to. Lue should have warned James to be careful, too, as the superstar picked up four fouls and spent the final 6:46 of the first half watching from the bench, unable to help his team. Read More »

Thursday's series finale between Nats, Mariners pushed up


The Mariners are 0-8 in Washington - 0-3 at old RFK Stadium and 0-5 at Nationals Park (which opened in 2008). However, yesterday, he allowed 14 hits and 10 earned runs in four innings. He was around the plate all night, for better or worse, and threw 73 pitches - 53 for strikes. Manager Scott Servais was not sympathetic in his assessment . Read More »

Busch takes All-Star Race win with late charge


Teams can use the race as a chance to experiment with their engines' horsepower, and Waltrip even joked about cars brought to Charlotte Motor Speedway for this and told never to come back. These two eventually ended up running side-by-side, which allowed third-place driver Erik Jones to catch them and make his own attempt for the lead. Read More »

Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics

With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show in the third quarter. The 11 points were a career-low for LeBron in a home playoff game. For a night, Irving, who is as good as any guard in the league today, was as good as any guard who has ever played the game. Read More »

Europa League- ManU defeat Ajax to win the title

It came two days after the terrorist attack that killed 22 people , some children, and injured scores more. When asked if United can challenge for the title, Smalling said: "Yeah, I think it's just that consistency". "It is just a football game and a trophy but if we can help and support with this just one per cent it is enough for us". Several of the players shared a picture from the changing room of the team holding a banner that read "Manchester - A City United #PrayForManchester". Read More »

Wenger facing defensive crisis in final


We are professionals and part of being professional is to perform when the environment is not positive. Saturday's final is a chance for Arsenal to finish the season on a high after a disappointing league campaign that saw them finish outside the top four for the first time under Wenger . Read More »

Bills sign former 49ers linebacker Gerald Hodges


Hodges is going into his fifth season after being drafted in 2013 by the Minnesota Vikings . Ramon Humber , who spent the majority of last season on special teams, has been getting reps as the starting weak side linebacker this offseason. Read More »

´Arsenal win would be a shock - Mertesacker is playing!´


Wenger said it won't be his last ever match as he would stay in football but does not know if it's his last Arsenal match. I haven't played this year. "Not much because the pressure was high, especially against Hull, because we had not won the FA Cup for a while", Wenger said during his pre-match conference on Wednesday. Read More »

Kyrie Irving Scores 42 Points, Leads Cleveland to Game 4 Win

That's why, when asked whether he is thinking about a possible third straight title meeting with the Warriors, Lue, whose team is up 3-1 on Boston , said, "You can't". The Celtics, who are missing their best player, injured guard Isaiah Thomas , led by as many as 16 points in the first half and appeared primed to stun Cleveland again while James flirted with trouble. Read More »

Don't blame me for Arsenal missing top 4 spot, Wenger says


For the first time in 20 years, Arsenal failed to make it to next season's European tournament as they finish fifth on the table - one point away from fourth-placed Liverpool . "That's probably what everybody wished before we started today, and now we have it and we should celebrate it". " I will speak to the board tomorrow and we will make a statement about that ", said the Dutchman, whose side finished seventh and will enter the Europa League next season. Read More »

Ander Herrera: We have to be united

And the United players spoke of their mixed emotions at the final whistle , just two days after 22 people died in a terrorist atrocity at the Manchester Arena on Monday. Such wretched away form was associated with United only last season after they went 16 months without a win in Europe, but United have now won four and drawn two of their last six games on their continental travels. Read More »

Man City beats Watford 5-0, qualifies for Champions League

City failed to improve on their run to the semis of the Champions League last season. And Mourinho has frequently complained about trying to manage domestic commitments and the Europa League's often-sapping schedule. "Money is not enough - when Real and Barca want a player, other teams can not compete". "My opinion about my colleague Antonio Conte is that he's superb He's an excellent manager, I learn a lot when I see his teams..." Personality-driven plots and underhanded comments ... Read More »

Cavaliers look to finish off Celtics

After cruising to a 2-0 Eastern Conference finals lead over the Celtics , the Cavs were humbled at home in a Game 3 loss, and needed a 42-point night from Kyrie Irving to battle back from a 16-point hole and win Game 4. Irving, delivering his best performance in this postseason, shot 15-of-22 from the field and made four 3-pointers. "Coming out at half-time, I just wanted to be aggressive and lead my guys and leave it all out there on the floor", Irving said. Read More »

'Humble' Jose on 'poets' and Man United transfer plans

England's biggest club looks to be in the right hands now. Following the match, United boss Jose Mourinho revealed the small but significant role the Swede played in his side closing out the 2-0 victory over Ajax . That will have to change. Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has donated £100,000 to help victims of the Manchester bombing . How hard is it for a player of your stature to sit there, only come on five minutes from the end? But the Dutch club did not give up even ... Read More »

Manchester United wins Europa League 2017

Mourinho declined to say whether United's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who is sidelined with a long-term knee injury, would stay at the club but heaped praise on the towering Swede who watched the final behind the bench sporting crutches. Read More »

Manchester United won Europa League

There was little sparkling football at Old Trafford this season and despite a 25-game unbeaten run, Mourinho could do no better than a sixth-place finish in the Premier League . Being ranked amongst the second seeds is a huge boost United's hopes of progress, as it means they will avoid clashes with Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund and FC Porto. Read More »

Arsene Wenger unsure if Wembley will be final farewell


Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 at the Emirates in September 2016 but the Blues avenged the defeat with a 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge. The latter has been in splendid form in recent weeks as Arsenal went on a five match winning run in the league and that could play a role in the manager's decision making for the final. Read More »

Vettel wary of Red Bull pace in Monaco


Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was third quickest, followed by Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas , the other race victor this season. Halfway through the session, Mercedes went out on the UltraSoft. But then again, what do I know? "Something's wrong and we are just trying to understand why the tyres aren't working". "At least we have all day Friday for the engineers to look at the problem and come up with something". Read More »

FA wants betting information on Terry withdrawal

Carvalho played with Terry at Chelsea for six years between 2004 and 2010 and chalked up 135 appearances before departing for Real Madrid. The case has drawn comparisons with an incident earlier this year when Sutton United goalkeeper Wayne Shaw ate a pie live on television during an FA Cup tie with Arsenal , after bookmakers had offered odds on this exact incident. Read More »

Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

Boston is bracing itself for a haymaker punch that it expects to be thrown by the defending champions at the start of Tuesday night's Game 4. The Cavs remain massive favorites to win the Eastern Conference Finals, with a staggering -10000 money line. Read More »

Newcastle and Brighton Given Permission to Talk to Chelsea Striker Tammy Abraham


Chelsea last summer turned down the chance to sign Brazilian 20-year-old striker Gabigol because of how highly they rate Abraham and the fact they want to give him the best possible chance to succeed. Antonio Conte already has the likes of Diego Costa and Michy Batshuayi at his disposal while Bertrand Traore is due to return to Stamford Bridge this summer when his Ajax loan expires, pushing Abraham further down the pecking order. Read More »

Ben McAdoo calls B.S. on Victor Cruz's Giants sabotage tale


He made one Pro Bowl in 2012, a season in which he racked up 86 catches for 1,092 yards. Last season, Cruz caught 39 passes for 586 yards and a touchdown. "Let's say I played well - was a 1,000-yard receiver past year - it would have been more hard from a fan perspective to cut me". After three productive seasons in New York, Cruz suffered a setback in 2014 when he was forced out for the year after tearing his patellar tendon after just six games. Read More »

Nadal optimistic ear infection not to affect Madrid Open form

In the WTA Madrid Open, Svetlana Kuznetsova remained one of only three of the top 10 seeds left in the draw with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Wang Qiang to reach the quarter-finals. In the women's Madrid Open, third seed Simona Halep remains on course to retain her title as she thrashed American Coco Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-1. "In the end I played as I had dreamed", said Coric. Read More »

Avery shot counts Late drama as Boston pip Cavs


Isaiah was forced to guard someone relevant against the Washington Wizards, facing a lethal backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal, and Wall and Beal went off in the series. "We wanted to show that we can play". Bradley said. "We never counted ourselves out". But give them credit. On his way to the post-game news conference, the superstar got into an exchange with a fan who heckled him about his rough night. Read More »

NHL Playoffs: Crosby, Penguins hold off Senators to even series


Senators head coach Guy Boucher sensed increased desperation from the Penguins , which he said, was to be expected. "Both of these guys handled the decision we made extremely professional". If that trend continues, it won't matter who's in net, the Senators will be heading to the Stanley Cup Final. Incredibly, the high-scoring Penguins had scored but a single goal - one of them a victor - in their previous five matches against Ottawa , three in the playoffs and two in the regular season. Read More »

USA leaks on the Manchester bombing that angered the British Government

She said she would "make clear to president Trump that intelligence which is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure". British home secretary Amber Rudd had on Wednesday roasted the United States department of homeland security and other intelligence branches after the bomber's identity and details of the investigation leaked out to American media before British officials felt ready to disclose them. Read More »