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Jose Mourinho gives verdict on Man United ahead of Wolves clash

Jose Mourinho gives verdict on Man United ahead of Wolves clash I think the happiness, the confidence, the self-esteem was what pushed him to play the first match against Leicester nearly without training and played a very good match. "I think the team is resolving the defensive problems better than before", Mourinho said. Football is a little bit like this. "I want him to play totally fresh, so he's not playing [against Wolves]". [Full Article...]

Klopp: Salah is in form

Klopp: Salah is in form His first Premier League start for the Reds was in the Swansea defeat but since then Liverpool have lost only four in 25 in all competitions with the Dutch defender in the line-up and all four were against teams of Champions League calibre. [Full Article...]

Baker Mayfield: 'this crowd deserved to see that first win at home'

Baker Mayfield: 'this crowd deserved to see that first win at home' The No. 1 overall pick from this year's draft took to the field to replace the injured Tyrod Taylor , and his game-winning performance sparked wild celebrations at FirstEnergy Stadium, in the streets of Cleveland and all other the internet. [Full Article...]

Five talking points from the weekend's Premier League

Five talking points from the weekend's Premier League The Belgium global winger has started the season in electric form for Maurizio Sarri's men, netting five times in the Premier League already this term. I want to speak to him and I want to speak to the doctor and then I will decide. Although Foden played in City's final game of last season, it was only to ensure he won a title medal, but this season he clearly has every intention of becoming... [Full Article...]

He is small, but he is wow - Guardiola champions Bernardo Silva

He is small, but he is wow - Guardiola champions Bernardo Silva And Bernardo is no doubt that the young German winger, who was voted as the PFA Young Player of the Season last term, will be a key figure again this time round. Andre Schurrle did threaten from distance but City goalkeeper Ederson tipped over. The two-goal margin flattered Fulham at half time , but City wasted no time in making the scoreline more representative of their utter ... [Full Article...]

Thomas Meunier reveals what PSG need to copy from Liverpool team

Thomas Meunier reveals what PSG need to copy from Liverpool team Roberto Firmino is such an important cog in the Liverpool machine Sadio Mane was texting him 24 hours before their match against Paris St Germain urging the Brazil global to declare himself fit for the Champions League opener. Conceding in the first minute of stoppage time at the end of an electrifying encounter at Liverpool is just what happened when Tuchel's Borussia Dortmund was beaten 4-3 by... [Full Article...]

Los Angeles Clippers: The ideal trade for Jimmy Butler

Los Angeles Clippers: The ideal trade for Jimmy Butler The Timberwolves arguably could get better for Jimmy Butler but with the limited possible suitors, the Los Angeles Clippers deal may become the best on the table. If Butler is traded now, he could sign a five-year, maximum contract that could be worth $190 million with the team he lands with. According to ESPN , Butler prefers the Clippers. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo sees red after grab

Cristiano Ronaldo sees red after grab VAR was also used at the World Cup in Russian Federation this year. While it was not the first time Ronaldo has seen red - it was his 11th career sending off - it was his first in the Champions League and the controversial nature of the card sparked fervent debate on social media. [Full Article...]

Butler asks for deal from Timberwolves

He has requested a trade away from Minnesota following a meeting with team president and head coach Tom Thibodeau. Now, the all-star guard is on his way out of town. Butler, 29, has a player option in 2019-20 before becoming a free-agent. That happened, sort of, as the Wolves won 47 games and landed the eighth and final playoff seed in the Western Conference before bowing out to the top-seeded... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo scores first Juventus goals

Ronaldo scores first Juventus goals On a Juventus corner, Gianmarco Ferrari attempted to head the ball down for his goalkeeper to collect but the ball came off the post and fell to Ronaldo who scored from a yard or two out. Juventus next face Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday as they look to make a strong challenge in Europe this season, part of the reason Ronaldo was signed in the first place. [Full Article...]

National Football League player has bad game, retires during HALF

National Football League player has bad game, retires during HALF He pulled himself out of the game. Davis wandered away from the Chargers game at halftime after strongly disliking what he saw (and participated in), but did his best to clear things up in the aftermath. He also expressed that he meant no disrespect to his teammates and coaches by abruptly retiring . But today on the field, reality hit me fast and hard: "I shouldn't be out there anymore", the s... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo’s goals overshadowed by Costa spit

Ronaldo’s goals overshadowed by Costa spit What's most important is to win and to do well". The 33-year-old then doubled the hosts' advantage on 65 minutes, this time producing a superb finish after a swift counter-attack. Ronaldo could easily have had a hat-trick but missed two more good chances and had a penalty appeal turned down. The Italian manager has made it clear he is not happy with Douglas Costa for spitting in Federico Di... [Full Article...]

Matthews miffed over crucial roughing penalty

Matthews miffed over crucial roughing penalty And the quarterback gave an update on his injury after battling through a week of treatment to take the field in the first home game of the season. For the second week in a row, a game came down to pressure put on from Matthews. It's frustrating because the interception is game right? Williams and Montgomery combined to run 21 times for 90 yards and they should have gotten more carries down the ... [Full Article...]

Terry's Chelsea return down to him, says Sarri

Terry's Chelsea return down to him, says Sarri Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has waxed lyrical over David Luiz - insisting the Brazilian has a "big future" at Stamford Bridge . "[But] in this first period, for me, it was very important not to change, especially the defensive line". "We need another step to be at the same level". [Full Article...]

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Big life lesson for Lloris

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Big life lesson for Lloris But Lloris's dream turned into a nightmare when his Porsche was pulled over for a routine stop in central London at 2:20am on August 24. A breathalyser test on the scene found Lloris to have been over twice the drink drive limit. "He made a first mistake - he chose to drive". "Of course he's punishing himself". Only we need to try (to ensure) that he understands that it was a mistake. [Full Article...]

Liverpool, Manchester City still a level above Chelsea, insists Maurizio Sarri

Liverpool, Manchester City still a level above Chelsea, insists Maurizio Sarri Terry is now without a club having left Aston Villa at the end of the 2017-2018 Championship campaign after Steve Bruce's side were beaten in the play-off final by Fulham in May. "I'm trying to stress this number to my players, just telling them this number, my experience in this situation". "At the moment, for me, Liverpool and Man City are better than us". [Full Article...]

Liverpool vs Tottenham: Rampent!? Fans aren’t having a bar of Redknapp

Liverpool vs Tottenham: Rampent!? Fans aren’t having a bar of Redknapp To be fair, the Reds haven't been at their best since the 4-0 win against West Ham on the opening day of the season. After the Watford defeat, Pochettino reverted to a back four, with Davinson Sanchez out of the team and Toby Alderweireld partnering Jan Vertonghen at centre-back. [Full Article...]

Spurs without Alli and Lloris for Liverpool clash

Spurs without Alli and Lloris for Liverpool clash Some fans have been calling for the talented South American to be given his chance but Klopp pointed to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Andrew Robertson - who were both eased in to first team action when they joined Liverpool - as examples of other players that had to wait their turn. [Full Article...]

Rep. Sean Duffy speaks out against Nike ad

Rep. Sean Duffy speaks out against Nike ad Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything. But Kaepernick and his Nike campaign, which marks the 30th anniversary of Nike's " Just Do It ", received plenty of support from the fashion world in attendance Tuesday. Nike stock leveled off after the initial reaction to the ad. The quarterback claims NFL team owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his pro... [Full Article...]

Social reax: Players near and far offer congratulations to Novak Djokovic

Social reax: Players near and far offer congratulations to Novak Djokovic Djokovic is now behind his contemporaries Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in terms of total number of grand slams won. For Djokovic, he got better as the tournament progressed. Open trophy resting a few feet away. But Djokovic is almost six years younger than Federer and - prior to a two-year barren spell that was ended by his Wimbledon triumph - had been winning slams at an average of almost t... [Full Article...]


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