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Valverde takes responsibility for shock Barcelona defeat


Barca were further frustrated 10 minutes from time as Ivan Cuellar pulled off a sensational double stop to deny Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic and secure a famous win - Leganes' first over the Catalan giants. I'm not anxious about the error, I'm far more concerned about how we conceded the first goal than a freak mistake, ' said the coach. Barca were undone by Leganes's high pressing and Valverde is aware of the threat Athletic pose to his side with coach Eduardo Berizzo , who ... Read More »

Mourinho insists his players 'not afraid' of playing for Man Utd


Juventus Sporting director Fabio Paratici said he would offer no comment on the issue as long as Pogba remained at Old Trafford and left it at that. However, the Manchester United manager has emphasised that he has a good relationship with Pogba despite reports to the contrary in the British media. Read More »

CR7 Lawyer Dismisses Rape Allegations, Threatens German Magazine


Ronaldo, who is one of most famous sportspersons in the world, joined Juventus at the start of the season from La Liga giants Real Madrid. The Italian club declined to comment on the Der Spiegel report . " We have been instructed to immediately assert all existing claims under press law against SPIEGEL, in particular compensation for moral damages in an amount corresponding to the gravity of the infringement, which is probably one of the most serious violations of personal rights in recent ... Read More »

Veterans help Europe seize Ryder Cup lead with foursomes whitewash

A Ryder Cup fan has been left bloodied and bruised after a wayward tee shot by American Brooks Koepka struck her in the face. "It looked like it hurt, she was bleeding pretty good". Playing alongside longtime buddy Justin Thomas, Spieth birdied five of his first seven holes to carry his team to a 3-up lead. On the 13th, McIlroy hacked a mid-iron from a deep, downhill lie handing partner Ian Poulter with a comfortable putt. Read More »

Mourinho picks Pogba but warns: no one is bigger than Manchester United

But while he confirmed Pogba will be back in the side for United at West Ham on Saturday, he also made it clear who's boss going forward. "He is a player like the others", Mourinho said. Some trained as well as, nobody better. Disruptive? For you (the media), it was awesome, you made an incredible story out of 15 mins of training. "What happened the other day happens many days; conversations with players I have many times ..." It was not the case but loud critiques, loud instruction ... Read More »

Virgil van Dijk drops fitness hint ahead before Chelsea clash


Both teams made sweeping changes on Wednesday, but not too numerous players that ran out midweek are likely to feature at the weekend as the the intensity gets cranked right up. "Remember just two years ago they were the champions and they've got players in that dressing room who know what it takes". New Customers can get Liverpool at an enhanced 50/1 to beat Chelsea . Read More »

Tiger Woods is back - wins Tour Championship | MN Spokesman-Recorder


A second-place finish at the PGA Championship in August seemed cruel on Woods but there was no doubt he was getting closer to joining the winner's circle again. His season-ending Tour Championship victory sent social media into frenzy, much like it had the raucous crowd around the 18th green. The two-time Masters victor spoke about a 2017 conversation he had with Woods on the Dan Patrick Show . Read More »

Ryder Cup: Day 2 Predictions for All 4 Morning Matches

You know exactly how they are feeling, especially when you've got to go over there and apologise, because they are in pain, usually bleeding, and then to hit her in the face - you don't want to hit anybody in the face, especially not a woman, and it's not a good feeling. Read More »

Ryder Cup: Revitalised Europe surge into lead with afternoon clean sweep

U.S. skipper Jim Furyk left out Tiger Woods and Patrick Reed after their defeat by Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood got Europe on the board, and his players totally lost the head of steam they had built up earlier in the day. Team USA took a 3-1 lead in the morning, winning two matches on the 18th hole and the other 4&2. "It was a wonderful afternoon after a disappointing morning but there is a long way to go". Read More »

TV Ratings For Thursday Night’s Rams-Vikings Game Are Out


Goff's aerial show didn't slow much in the second half. "I thought I'd try to get to that back corner". Kirk is a guy that we watched on film forever past year. Despite going against coverage of the Senate hearings (ratings up 77% year over year on three major cable news channels), last night's #MINvsLA game took in a 10.7 hh rating, up 8% over last year's #CHIvsGB . Read More »

I'm embracing the greatest thing in golf, says Ryder rookie Fleetwood


But then, yeah, I'll be the same me that I've always been, and we'll see. The American side is absolutely loaded with each of its golfers residing among the top 25 in the Official World Golf Rankings. The U.S. rolls. "It would be awesome to play with him". The revelation that much more than 150 people have Tiger's mobile number was somewhat startling, but so was his little jibe that followed. Read More »

Spurs hope to be in new stadium ‘before Christmas’, says Pochettino


I am confident", he told United Kingdom newspapers. Mauricio Pochettino made a decision to rest Harry Kane for Thursday's (AEST) encounter, and Tottenham looked toothless for much of the first-half in the absence of the England striker, although Alli was close to prodding home from Lucas Moura's effort. Read More »

The 10 best shots from Friday at the Ryder Cup

Woods, who has made a remarkable comeback to form following spinal fusion surgery, struggled to find his rhythm in that loss and the United States pair faded on the back nine. At the 18th, Brooks Koepka won the match with a birdie, giving Team USA a vital point. Here, we take a look at the four match-ups which could turn the biennial event in either team's favour. Read More »

Argentina and Great Britain awarded wild cards for 2019 Davis Cup

There, GB and Argentina will join this year's four World Group semi-finalists, Croatia, France, Spain, and U.S., along with the 12 winners from that Qualifier Draw on 1-2 February 2019. Those nations will be joined in the new week-long, 18-team finals in November 2019 by 12 more who will secure their places from dozen qualifying ties. Read More »

Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy facing uncertain future after Pep Guardiola row

I spoke with him", said Guardiola . "They [players] know that they have to be here on time". Sportsmail understands he was three hours late. Goal revealed in August that Mendy had been fined for being late to training ahead of the season opener with Arsenal, and that Guardiola had made him move out of Manchester city centre to limit the number of off-field distractions available to him. Read More »

3 takeaways from Rams 38-31 win over Vikings in Week 4


After the touchdown, Woods sprinted to the back of the endzone where he found YG, dressed in yellow without a hint of blue, and presented him with the game ball. "We did not play well defensively, " Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said. "There's a lot of play-actions where they're blocking eight or nine guys, and it makes it hard to get to him". Read More »

Watch Jurgen Klopp’s post-match press conference from Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea


Klopp is likely to have midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum back in his starting XI for the Premier League tie and he may be the key to limiting Kovacic's influence with defensive cover. "It's not true what they wrote because I'm a totally different type of [person]", Shaqiri said. Sometimes teams haven't been able to get the best out of him, but I think Jurgen will, no doubt. Read More »

LSU Basketball Player Wayde Sims Shot And Killed


ET Friday. He was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead shortly thereafter. "We are all devastated", LSU coach Will Wade said in a statement . "... There are no words that can express our sorrow for his parents and family". "He was such a lovable young man who was full of joy", Alleva said in a statement . Read More »

Sarri says Chelsea trio could be back for Liverpool clash


Arsenal exploited the space down Chelsea's left in scoring twice and missing a host of other chances in an early season five-goal thriller and West Ham should have beaten The Blues when Andriy Yarmolenko headed wide a great chance having escaped Alonso's clutches in a 0-0 draw last weekend. Read More »

Jamie Carragher launches attack on Paul Pogba at Man United


The United boss then went on to clarify exactly why he dropped Pogba as the team's backup captain, stating that the decision was made purely for tactical reasons. Speaking to Sky Sports , Carragher said: "I'm sick of people making excuses for players about managers not getting the best out of them". When it was suggested at Friday's news conference that he did not need to rebuke his £89m record signing in front of the cameras, which were present for the training session, Mourinho ... Read More »

Ryder Cup: Europe roars back in afternoon sessions

Tommy Fleetwood , one of four Europeans making a Ryder Cup debut, kept it from being another shutout by teaming with British Open champion Francesco Molinari for a 3&1 victory over Woods and Patrick Reed . He silenced his critics in flawless fashion, partnering Ian Poulter to a four and two win over Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson. Sergio Garcia and Alex Noren vs. Read More »

Casemiro slams Real Madrid's lost 45 minutes in Sevilla defeat


Lopetegui's task has become harder following an injury to Marcelo during the Sevilla clash. Lopetegui's side must pick themselves up for Saturday's Madrid derby against Atletico. Real's wretched night continued as Luka Modric had a goal ruled out for offside after a lengthy consultation with the video assistant referee. Marcelo appeared to injure a muscle midway through the second half but coach Julen Lopetegui had already made all three substitutions. Read More »

Justin Rose sends fans wild with incredible chip shot in Ryder Cup

The United States prepares for its Ryder Cup battle with Europe. He and Patrick Reed dropped a 3-and-1 decision to Tommy Fleetwood and British Open champion Francesco Molinari . Paul Casey and Tyrrell Hatton had looked destined for defeat when Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas raced into a three-hole lead thanks to five birdies in the first seven holes from Spieth, but the English pair fought back superbly to get back on level terms after 13 holes. Read More »

Rams CB to have surgery


The timetable for his return will be set after the completion of the procedure. Peters is "taking steps in the right direction", McVay said. Cousins could get plenty of help from the ground game this week after Minnesota was stymied for just 14 yards against the Bills . Read More »

Former Chelsea target Aaron Ramsey to leave for free


There is no contract offer on his table at the moment, but it is widely expected that the player will not leave on a free transfer next summer after spending more than a decade at the club. According to the BBC , he will either be sold in the winter window or become a free agent at the end of the season "barring an unlikely resumption" of negotiations. Read More »

Hazard Compared To Messi & Ronaldo After Wonder Goal

Liverpool led in the 58th minute, though, Sturridge turning in an acrobatic finish after Caballero could only push away Mane's drive, Azpilicueta's loose pass having put his team in trouble. Despite two injured players, Sarri will be anxious about just one spot in the heart of the defense with David Luiz being his other first-choice centre-back. Read More »

Jose Mourinho 'strips Paul Pogba of Manchester United captaincy'


But how did things get to this point? The 25-year-old was seen shaking hands with coach Michael Carrick, Mourinho and a member of United's media officer John Allen , before looking taken aback by something the manager said. Mourinho had reportedly angered Pogba last month when he implied Pogba played much better for France at the World Cup than he did for United last season as he was not surrounded by his entourage. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo free to face Manchester United in Champions League


Ronaldo tangled with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo , appearing to tug at the player's hair, in the first half of Juventus' 2-0 win last week. It was the first Champions League red card of Ronaldo's career. UEFA plans to subsequently extend the use of VAR at the final tournament of UEFA EURO 2020, in the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League (group-stage onwards), and in the 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals. Read More »

Liverpool vs Chelsea (EFL Cup)

Chelsea came back from a goal down at Anfield with Emerson and Eden Hazard scoring the two goals that handed Liverpool their first defeat of the season. Liverpool had a free-kick roughly 30 yards out in the last minute. Roy Hodgson's XI was full of players with little or no chance of getting into his first team - and it showed all evening. Read More »

Barkley says Hazard better than Messi and Ronaldo in current form


I want to let my feet do the talking for my club and, if that happens, I believe I will be back on the global scene sooner rather than later". When I got the ball on the touchline I only thought about scoring that goal. I think he should have been named the best player of the World Cup also. We won the last FA Cup previous year so we knew the Premier League is going to be hard. Read More »