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Jose Mourinho thanks Southampton staff after being sent to the stands

I'm not going to cry or count the days for Pogba to be back. David de Gea and Romelu Lukaku both start for Manchester United in this afternoon's Premier League clash away at Southampton . Southampton have now failed to score in nine of their past 10 home games, and their manager Mauricio Pellegrino, formerly with Valencia, has failed to best Mourinho, the ex-Real Madrid coach, in five attempts. Read More »

Morata would make a ideal inlaw- Conte

Having taken four points from home games, Stoke could hardly have anticipated their awful start when they conceded on 83 seconds to a neat finish from Alvaro Morata. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting had a penalty claim turned down after blocked by Cahill while the defender was on the ground at the corner of the box, before Courtois received treatment after an awkward landing from an aerial duel. Read More »

Mourinho pins blame on weather for Man Utd's average display against Southampton

United fizzled out in the second half as the Saints kept probing their defence and the home team's midfielder, Oriol Romeu , missed two good chances before substitute Ander Herrera blazed his shot over the bar at the other end. Highlights: The Red Devils have scored nine goals in the 80th minute or later - more than the total goal tally of 17 Premier League . The Saints will not be excited about United visiting town on Saturday. Read More »

Liverpool break jinx with 3-2 victory over Leicester city


Mignolet said: "I'm not interested in records or how good my penalty record is, the main thing is it gained us three points". The impressive Mark Albrighton got the better of Joe Gomez down the Leicester left, his ball in finding substitute Gray who had his shot saved by Mignolet , only for Vardy to nod in the rebound. Read More »

Morata shining as Chelsea's leading man after Juve, Madrid frustration


Costa also contributed to eight goals in his first six games, suggesting that Chelsea have lost nothing of their potency since his departure. Conte's stand-off with Costa had proved an unwelcome distraction this season after the Chelsea forward was told by the Italian that he was no longer part of his plans. Read More »

Matthews third in world road race title bid


I'm very happy to be here again". I stood up to sprint but my legs had nothing left. Despite building a maximum lead of nearly ten minutes on the peloton, the war of attrition that is the elite road race eventually took its toll and all nine leaders were reeled in with around 90km to go. Read More »

Sparks visit Lynx as WNBA Finals rematch begins


The Minnesota Lynx are entering tonight's game as wings of six of their last 10 games and on a two-game winning streak. From almost beginning to end. There were three lead changes in the final 20 seconds including Ogwumike's victor, which came after she grabbed a shot blocked by this year's league MVP, Sylvia Fowles . Read More »

Dolphins Game Preview: Week Three vs. Jets


Last week Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler said they were " close to blowing the doors off this thing". But Cody Parkey missed the extra point, capping a miserable day for Miami in 88-degree heat at MetLife Stadium . Of all the disappointments of this young season, the slow start for NY running back Bilal Powell is really a problem for the flex position on my fantasy team. Read More »

Redskins players, owner link arms during anthem following Trump's criticism


Cornerback Josh Norman, tight end Jordan Reed and running back Rob Kelley are among five Washington Redskins players who will be game-time decisions Sunday night against the Oakland Raiders . While the majority of players sat out the anthem, there were a few that stood through the song. The Raiders were far from alone in their protest on Sunday. Read More »

Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win over Stoke in EPL


Just a day after it had been confirmed that the Blues had agreed a fee with Atletico Madrid for Costa , Morata was involved in his sixth, seventh and eighth goals for Chelsea since joining from Real Madrid during the summer. "A win against Arsenal here, a draw with Man United, we've done okay but I'd like to think home games will come a bit easier from now on". "That put us on the back foot but we were never disappointed, after that we kept going and played really well and asked ... Read More »

Manchester rules the roost as City and United share EPL lead

Despite having been Chelsea's second choice in the transfer window, Alvaro Morata is quickly proving his doubters wrong in the English Premier League . Swansea have now lost all three home league games so far this season and Watford won all three away after Richarlison's late victor earned the Hornets a 2-1 victory at the Liberty Stadium. Read More »

On-song Morata gives Conte Chelsea cheer


Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that Eden Hazard is fit and available for his side's trip to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. Azpilicueta set up two of Morata's goals at the Britannia Stadium, while Chelsea found the net through the same combination against Leicester City and Everton. Read More »

Chiefs start hot, beat Chargers 24-10


The Miami Dolphins are racking up big frequent flyer miles.They started their season on the West Coast before traveling back to Miami. According to ESPN Stats & Information data, since the National Football League went to 12 playoff teams in 1990, just three teams that have started 0-3 have made the playoffs: the 1998 Buffalo Bills , the 1995 Detroit Lions and the 1992 Chargers (who started 0-4). Read More »

Aaron Rodgers and Geronimo Allison set up game-winning FG

Aaron Rodgers is a Super Bowl victor and two-time league MVP, but it took until Sunday to figure out the Cincinnati Bengals and overtime. The Green Bay Packers defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 27 to 24 in overtime Sunday. They get returned for touchdowns even less frequently― not since 2009. Cincinnati is still searching for its first victory of the season at 0-3 after the gut-wrenching loss. Read More »

Warne denies involvement in London assault


Warne was apparently arguing with Fox on Friday night before she fell to the floor holding her face. In one of her tweets Valerie wrote: "And no, I'm not lying". "I was shocked to read the media stories circulating earlier today concerning a false allegation of assault", said Warne in a statement. There have been no arrests and inquiries continue. Read More »

Halftime with Hodges- Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Newcastle United 0


Shelvey strikes the woodwork - from a corner! Brighton responded well, nearly profiting from a chaotic goalmouth scramble before seeing Hemed muster two harmless attempts. Brighton midfielder Solly March admits he was close to a move to Newcastle earlier in his career. It will be tough for us because it's the Premier League and we know every game will be tough for us, but at the same time, we have confidence we can get three points. Read More »

English Premier League Report: Manchester City v Crystal Palace 23 September 2017


He started the move from deep for City's second which culminated in Leroy Sane's cross to Sterling and moments later it was Aguero squaring for the ex-Liverpool forward to score another. Liverpool overcame their leaky defence to secure a first win in September as Philippe Coutinho starred in a 3-2 win at Leicester. Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson as the Reds avenged Tuesday's League Cup loss to the Foxes. Read More »

Raiders at Redskins: Preview, prediction, odds and pick


Sebastian Janikowski was placed on the injured reserve list right before Oakland's Week 1 game, but since that point, it seems all the Raiders' injured players have healed up, and they head into the Washington game with only one player remaining on the list. Read More »

China limits oil supplies to North Korea


As North Korea's accelerating missile and nuclear tests continue to intensify tensions on the Korean Peninsula, South Korea is seeking to broaden the country's diplomatic and defense contacts beyond its traditional reliance on the United States. Read More »

Jets acting owner Christopher Johnson stands with players


Some of the other Dolphin players made a decision to take a knee while other players stood up. "Our country needs unifying leadership right now, not more divisiveness". The Jets have since released a formal statement regarding the occurrence as well. "It was a privilege to stand on the sidelines with the Jacksonville Jaguars today for the playing of the US national anthem at Wembley Stadium". Read More »

Lions' national anthem singer takes knee at end of song


In Detroit , local artist Rico Lavelle performed the song as members of both teams, including the owners, linked arms and stood together on the sideline. "He's fired! He's fired!'" Trump said. Typically, Ford, who turned 92 last week, watches the anthem from her luxury box in Ford Field. If the crowd is so loud that they blow the roof off of Ford Field, there is a good chance that quarterback Matt Ryan and the Falcons offense will make mistakes throughout the game. Read More »

LeSean McCoy, Shaq Lawson among several Bills to protest during national anthem


It doesn't appear that a change at quarterback will be part of the solution for Buffalo . I've already brought up Siemian in the lede, but it bears mentioning again how well the third-year man out of Northwestern has played this season. He won't play either. "So you just need to get in your gap, play your gap and play from there". Yet, here the Bills are. LeSean McCoy managed just nine yards on a dozen carries, while Tyrod Taylor completed 17 passes but for only 125 yards. Read More »

Finch back as Australia opt to bat vs unchanged India


India will look to seal the five-match series at the Holkar Stadium after demolishing Australia in the first two matches in Chennai and Kolkata. The 30-year-old Victorian made 124 off 125 balls, plundering 17 boundaries including five sixes to help his side into a strong position on Sunday. Read More »

Sam Bradford: Minnesota Vikings QB to miss second straight game


The issue is not that Keenum could not come away with the win against the Pittsburgh Steelers , as that was a game that would have been tough to win even with Bradford. According to oddsmakers at, Tampa Bay is favored in this game, as the Bucs are getting odds of -2.5 points against the Vikings. Keenum has talent and is one of the better backup options in the National Football League, so the Vikings are not doomed with him behind center. Read More »

Stats Following Romelu Lukaku's Latest Goal Show His Dominance

He said in his post-match press conference: "I think they were really exhausted at the end". Palace are still the only English Premier League team not to score a goal this term and the Eagles are pointless through six matches. Romelu Lukaku at full-time. "The only music that I hear clearly, is when the opponents send me a walk", said the Portuguese, ensuring that the fans had been " fantastic ". Read More »

John Cena & Roman Reigns' war of words


The first WWE pay-per-view following SummerSlam is as big as it gets outside of the "Big Four" events. As a result, we've gotten a nice stretch where nothing is being rushed and other stars get some development time . At SummerSlam , The Miz didn't defend the Intercontinental Championship and was very vocal about how much he hated that. Or a Roman Reigns push where he gets shoved down our throats while we protest. Read More »

Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea: Clinical Morata buries Potters

Stoke enjoyed a good spell towards the end of the half with Mame Biram Diouf's overhead kick dropping over the bar and Fletcher had an effort blocked on 43 minutes. Marcos Alonso had a solid game until the 50th minute. Stoke piled on the pressure after the break, but the Blues stood firm and made the game safe in the closing stages. Read More »

Hurricane Maria: 'Failing' dam in Puerto Rico sparks mass evacuation


SAN JUAN , Puerto Rico - A failing dam prompted emergency evacuations of two towns in northwest Puerto Rico on Friday as the US territory struggled with flooding, an island-wide power blackout and other dangers in Hurricane Maria's wake. ET, Maria had weakened to a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained wind of 110 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. Calls were reportedly more hard outside the USA territory's capital, including municipalities like those ... Read More »

Manchester United And Their City Rivals Stand Out Early On

It has been an impressive start to the season by United but Herrera is not getting carried away. Manchester United and Manchester City are top of the league equal on number of points and the goal difference. The Belgium international's availability comes at an ideal time as Chelsea face a huge trio of fixtures over a one-week span, with an away Champions league game against Atletico Madrid and a home Premier League clash with title rivals Manchester City following their trip to the ... Read More »

Conte Hails Potential 'Great Striker' Morata After Chelsea Hat-trick


There was barely a minute on the clock when Chelsea took the lead, Morata slotting his fourth goal the season beyond Jack Butland after Cesar Azpilicueta's long pass released him behind a hesitant Stoke defence. Antonio Conte does not have many roster issues at the helm at Chelsea as the Blues brace themselves for a tricky away tie at Stoke City . Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says that their 4-0 win at Stoke wasn't easy despite the scoreline and added that his side must rest ... Read More »