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Premier League Clubs to Discuss Ending Transfer Window Before Start of Season

The weekend was full of goals, actions and high profile errors and clubs all across the League will be looking to iron out their flaws and strengthen before the transfer window ends. According to reports, representatives from the 20 Prem clubs will vote at next month's shareholder's meeting to move the deadline to the week before the 2018-19 season begins. Read More »

Kenedy loan move to Newcastle United delayed as Chelsea chase reinforcements

Now when you're starting from scratch again, you need an even stronger mentality. Unlike those three, Manchester City was composed and looked extremely prepared for the new season. Ireland's captain and one of the best full-backs in the Premier League over the last few seasons. How high can Everton go? The two sides have both figured in the transfer market as well, with Arsenal signing Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac while holding onto Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez (thus far, anyhow), ... Read More »

Ronaldo punished with 5-match ban

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Then, over the course of the next 120 seconds, Ronaldo trolled Lionel Messi , received not one but two yellow cards, and shoved a referee. Cristiano was visibly disappointed with the red card, and he in an unprofessional manner pushed the referee, who included the incident in his match report: "Player: Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro". Read More »

Van Dijk is told club are bigger than him

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Provisional squad: Forster, McCarthy, Soares, Yoshida, Bertrand, Stephens, Targett, Bednarek, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Lemina, Davis, Sims, Redmond, Boufal, Austin, Gabbiadini, Long. Swansea are unbeaten in their last three Premier League games to start the season. After a unremarkable 0-0 draw against Southampton on Saturday, it seems that the transfer ramblings around the club have affected the mood on the pitch and the move to close the window earlier could have a positive effect on the ... Read More »

Real Madrid Star Christiano Ronaldo Earns Five-match Ban

Upset by referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea's decision to dismiss him, Ronaldo shoved the official, which landed him in further hot water. Ronaldo was sent off in Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona , upset by referee's decision to show him a red vehicle Ronaldo shoved the official. Read More »

Conte new favourite to go first

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Conte, who is reported to be less than happy with Chelsea's summer transfer business, now looks far from settle in the hot-seat in West London . Cesar Azpilicueta has strongly backed his manager Antonio Conte in calling for more signings so Chelsea can challenge for the title this season , pointing to the difficulty from failing to kick on in their last title defence in 2015-16. Read More »

Game of Thrones Season 7: Why is the Eastwatch base so important?

After being mysteriously absent for almost four full series , Gendry has finally retuned to Game of Thrones . Even so, between ruining some of the fan favourite characters in an episode where the characters are practically teleporting between Dragonstone and The Wall, " Eastwatch " had a lot of good moments that would (hopefully) turn into better ones in the coming episodes. Read More »

Odell Beckham is still doing Odell Beckham things

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But going into his fourth season we are seeing a different, calmer, more chill Odell Beckham. NFL football is back tonight! "Personally, the way that I feel mentally, physically, spiritually right now, I am just in a better place", Beckham said. Read More »

Coutinho departure could destroy Liverpool's season

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We gave him the chance, we built this player up. "So far there is no signing and that is the situation", Klopp said ahead of his side's Champions League play-off first leg against Hoffenheim . I don't feel comfortable because I can't change it at the moment. He said: "I think Philippe Coutinho could well still be at Liverpool at the end of the transfer window". Read More »

Owner Jim Irsay says Colts have not considered adding Colin Kaepernick

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There have been conflicting reports about whether Luck will make it back in time to start the regular season, and Colts owner Jim Irsay didn't add much Sunday to assure an answer either way. "That could be September 10, that could be September 20". It's smart to be careful, though it's concerning that, according to Irsay, Luck hurt his shoulder in 2015 and didn't get surgery until January 2017 after the injury lingered. Read More »

Chelsea's mixed bag of lessons for the week between Burnley and Spurs

We had to get on, get the job done and I'm pleased we have done that. Bakayoko and Eden Hazard are both injured. Conte has also penned a new Chelsea contract that did not extend his term at Stamford Bridge and he was evidently tired in the face of questions regarding further new singings after last weekend's penalty shoot-out defeat to Arsenal in the Community Shield. Read More »

BPL: Liverpool draw 3-3 to Watford after conceding late goal screamer

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We don't know each other very well because we didn't really have time - when I left Germany I think he was an U19 coach or something like this. "He has tremendous love for the club and fans but as Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez have pointed out in the past, Liverpool does not let its players leave on amicable terms". Read More »

Coutinho sets up Asia Trophy win for Liverpool

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Liverpool were without Philippe Coutinho , who missed the side's Premier League opener with what the club say is a "sore back". Liverpool's game Saturday wasn't exactly the best indication of all the ways in which this season is going to differ from the last. Read More »

Leonard Fournette will not play in Jaguars' second preseason game

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The most likely scenario is that Lee returns to the field on the Jaguars week three trip to London to face the Ravens. Koetter believes that joint practices are incredibly important because it's a better way to evaluate where players are at and a good way for a team to bond and build great chemistry with each other as well. Read More »

Toronto rally against white supremacy in Charlottesville, Virginia

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Co-organizer Anne Rubenstein, who came to Canada from the USA, said she wasn't sure how many people would turn up when she put the message out on social media. Similar rallies against the Charlottesville violence were held across the US and parts of Canada Sunday, including in Montreal, where approximately 200 people marched past the local USA consulate to protest racism. Read More »

Matic and Lukaku shine in Manchester United win over West Ham

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Then I heard that he wanted to join United and could make it happen. But he'll need time to adapt to English football. He's not a young guy coming from another country. On Sunday, he'll step foot in the stadium for the first time since he left Manchester United , this time wearing West Ham's No. 17 shirt. Herrera says United simply came up short against the "best team in the world" - a philosophical stance that echoed his manager's post-match thoughts. Read More »

Nationals' OF Bryce Harper avoids serious injury

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Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Sunday that an MRI revealed no structural damage is Harper's knee. He and the team are hopeful he can return before the end of the season. Washington did not advance a runner to scoring position until the seventh. "We enjoy our battles and being competitive against each other", Bochy said. Read More »

Manchester United close to signing Oliveirense forward Bruno Amorim

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Reports have also suggested that United have targeted the signing of Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, but the Red Devils have also focused efforts on bolstering their academy ranks. Amorim will join fellow new-boys Largie Ramazani and Aliou Badara Traore in United's U23 side this season. 'At this time the business is 90% done and he may have an excellent contract ahead. Read More »

Threats of racism had they been right to Ezekiel Elliott?

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I am a white woman. Elliott was handed the six-game suspension on Friday after more than a year-long National Football League investigation into claims that Elliott abused his ex-girlfriend. It intends to build on a text message that Thompson had sent to a friend on the 22nd July, by encouraging her to lie about an assault. "I'm going to ruin you life now". Read More »

Stidham wins starting QB position at Auburn

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He finished his true freshman season at Baylor completing 75-of-109 passes (68.8 percent) for 1,265 yards with 12 touchdowns and two interceptions in 10 games. While at Baylor, Stidham played in 10 games and made three starts, after then-starting QB Seth Russell injured his neck and was out for the season. Read More »

Sanchez to miss start of season for Arsenal

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Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future of compatriot Giroud has been in doubt. Having mostly been a substitute for the Gunners last season, Giroud was left on the bench again for Friday night's opener against Leicester. "He doesn't want to leave". Read More »

Antonio Conte Set to Increase Chelsea Summer Spending Following Defeat to Burnley

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The Italian has already spent £130m this summer on the likes of Antonio Rudiger , Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata . "So we need players - also for the development of the young players". After Chelsea's loss to Burnley on Saturday, head coach Antonio Conte has called on his players to put that defeat behind them and shift focus to the upcoming London derby against Tottenham. Read More »

Ice Cube beats LaVar Ball in 4-point shootout at BIG3 League

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Ball accepted the challenge last week with a recorded video message that was very LaVar Ball. Ice Cube sunk two shots, while Ball hit just one after a number of embarrassing bricks and air balls. "That was Cube's ball", the PA announcer said after Ball seemed surprised he wasn't declared the victor. Back in May, the rapper challenged Ball and if Ball won then Cube would have to buy 10 pairs of the Big Baller Brand sneakers that sell for almost $500. Read More »

Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 3: Raging Cristiano Ronaldo shoves referee

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The creative midfielder's most recent contribution was netting the winning goal in Real Madrid's 2-1 triumph over Man Utd, which saw them lift the UEFA Super Cup yet again. "What we want to do is to keep this winning streak alive", Zidane said after Madrid beat United . It was Ronaldo's turn to take centre stage. Read More »

Jose Mourinho not getting carried away by Man United win vs

Nine months on, West Ham returned to the Theatre of Dreams to once again be dominated, but this time they couldn't keep Man Utd out - not with £75 million Romelu Lukaku leading the line. We have reasons to be optimistic. As Nemanja Matic was winning towering headers, intercepting passes, dribbling round opponents and generally running the midfield in his first Premier League game for Manchester United , imagine what Antonio Conte must have been thinking. Read More »

US PGA Championship: Louis Oosthuizen completes career Grand Slam... of second places

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The 2010 Open champion has now finished second in each of golf's four majors. Oosthuizen finished two strokes behind eventual victor Justin Thomas in a tie for second alongside Francesco Molinari and Patrick Reed. The 34-year-old marked his achievement by posting a video on Twitter of himself lip-syncing to a song called "Rise Up" that quickly earned thousands of retweets and likes. Read More »

Martin Keown sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho

Defenders have forgotten how to deal with that sort of threat. Mourinho said in his programme notes before the game that, during his managerial career, he has never worked with a group of players he likes as much as this United side. Jose Mourinho must take off the handbrake and allow his Manchester United team to show some attacking adventure this term, according to Martin Keown. Read More »

West Ham striker Hernandez struggling at facing old club Man Utd

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The West Ham faithful have called for the player to start their next game, which is away to Southampton next weekend, believing he is a much better option than some of the more-experienced players who did begin the match against United. Lukaku himself managed a brace in the 4-0 victory, whilst Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba completed the rout in the closing minutes of the game. For West Ham fans it was an very bad day but for Manchester United fans they were more than happy to see the ... Read More »

Antonio Conte accuses Chelsea of losing the plot

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New captain Gary Cahill's straight red card for a unsafe challenge on Steven Defour in the 14th minute did not help, though referee Craig Pawson's decision looked harsh. The Blues never seemed to regain their composure after that, and found themselves three goals down by half-time as Burnley took full advantage. "I have to try to adapt a new system and to anticipate this situation of playing with nine or 10 men in the next game". Read More »

West Ham forward Chicharito: Man Utd were 'ruthless'

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United will be hoping for more of the same in their next outing against Swansea, with Mourinho's men then set to discover their Champions League group stage opponents on August 24. "Everybody expects goals and the pressure is with them, it's always nice for confidence". Although some had suggested that Matic was past his best and Chelsea were doing good business by letting him go, the Serbian's performances since joining Manchester United paint a very different picture. Read More »