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Chelsea striker Diego Costa to hand in formal transfer request, confirms lawyer Chelsea striker Diego Costa to hand in formal transfer request, confirms lawyer
- August 08, 2017

However, Chelsea have been left perplexed by claims made by Costa's representative Ricardo Cardoso , who threatened to take legal action against the club having "dismissed" him by text message. "He will formally request the transfer". Conte, who was asked about the rumours when addressing the media ahead of Chelsea's Community Shield clash with Arsenal, is reported to have told Costa's agent Jorge Mendes in January that the he was free to leave during the close-season. (more...)
The UEFA super Cup. "Real" "Man UTD". Announcement
- August 08, 2017

The report says Vazquez has told friends he has every intention of leaving the Bernabeu if he is not selected by Zinedine Zidane . He's had a lot of continuous training sessions with us and that's what is important. Apart from that, everybody is available. The only respite for the Spanish giants was a match against MLS All stars, which included popular players like Kaka, David Villa, Sebastian Giovinco and Bastian Schweinsteiger. (more...)
Tottenham prepare to fight off Danny Rose bids
- August 08, 2017

According to a report in the Daily Mirror , Manchester United , along with Inter Milan , are ready to try and tempt Tottenham into a sale, after Rose stepped up his recovery from a long-term injury. Rose is close to a return to action and could yet play later this month. While the England global is expected to return to training in August, it's still unclear when he'll return to Premier League action. (more...)
Monaco : Mbappé toujours tenté par un départ ? Monaco : Mbappé toujours tenté par un départ ?
- August 08, 2017

Peu reluisant pour un joueur qui veut se faire une place chez les Bleus. La question qui se pose naturellement est donc: mais où va atterrir Kylian Mbappé? En coulisses, Mbappé assuré hésiter entre le PSG et le Real Madrid . C'est vrai que nous avons des sollicitations très importantes. Ce transfert pourrait une nouvelle fois contrecarrer les plans du Barça , qui chercherait à faire du joueur de Liverpool son remplaçant suite au départ de Neymar . (more...)
Kieran Trippier set to miss start of Tottenham's season with ankle injury
- August 08, 2017

Last season Trippier played in 22 matches across all competitions for Tottenham, returning seven assists and he proved a capable first team player after questions over Walker's future emerged. Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has stated that young Kyle Walker-Peters is not yet ready to replace Kieran Trippier in the starting lineup. (more...)
Newcastle United proceed for Benitez target, transfer very possible — Marca Newcastle United proceed for Benitez target, transfer very possible — Marca
- August 08, 2017

Arsenal want £13.5million for the 28-year-old, who was restricted to a handful of appearances last season. " I like the player because I have good friends in A Coruna ", he told reporters. "I know that he did really well, he's come here and not played in many games, but I like the player". Despite making the most of the chances that were awarded to him, he failed to impress Arsene Wenger . (more...)
Jadeja is precious and brings balance to Test side: Kohli Jadeja is precious and brings balance to Test side: Kohli
- August 08, 2017

Not only did Jadeja finish with his ninth five-wicket haul in an innings, but it was also his second five-for outside India . The on-field umpires deemed the throwing "in a risky manner" as it narrowly missed Dimuth Karunaratne . Karunaratne kept up the fight during his 69-run fifth-wicket stand with former captain Angelo Mathews, who made a gritty 36 from 66 balls before being caught behind off Jadeja . (more...)
West Ham United 'to sign young forward Sead Haksabanovic' West Ham United 'to sign young forward Sead Haksabanovic'
- August 08, 2017

Reports put the fee at around £2.7 million. "I'm really happy to be here - it's a dream come true", said Haksabanovic. The allure of the English top-flight will be more than hard to turn down, especially as West Ham are prepared to battle for European football next term, ambition which will mirror Haksabanovic's own aspirations. (more...)
Omar McLeod gives Jamaica a taste of gold in 110 metres hurdles Omar McLeod gives Jamaica a taste of gold in 110 metres hurdles
- August 08, 2017

Van Niekerk certainly wasn't affected by the bug. She was in 10th place in the 12-woman final going into the last lap and fought back to medal behind Faith Kipyegon of Kenya and Jenny Simpson of the United States. It was not to be. "It's totally different to a year ago where we had Usain and Elaine winning, which I used to propel me", McLeod said. Yet McLeod, who could yet team up with his compatriot in the 4x100m relay, was quick to hail athletics' biggest star after securing ... (more...)
No school in Fayette Co. on August 21 No school in Fayette Co. on August 21
- August 08, 2017

The early release times will allow friends and families to view the eclipse together or travel to areas where a total eclipse can be seen, press releases for the districts said. Michael Thorsland, district superintendent. NASA doesn't recommend viewing the eclipse without protective eyewear. The Fayette County School Board has voted to change the school calendar, partly based on safety concerns related to this month's solar eclipse. (more...)
Cris Carter: Cris Carter: "I Would Be Shocked If Zeke Was Not Suspended"
- August 08, 2017

It's tough for the team. Even if the NFL were not looking into one of his own players, Jones, who sits on the league's competition committee, would hope the NFL looks for ways to improve its drawn-out investigative process. Roger Goodell is shooting down the rumors before they get out of control. Another day, another round of speculation on the possible suspension of Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott. (more...)
Three more players to arrive at Chelsea before end of window Three more players to arrive at Chelsea before end of window
- August 08, 2017

The speedy and muscular Aurier would give much-needed competition to Victor Moses in the vital right wingback role at Chelsea , who kick off the defence of their title defence at home to Burnley on Saturday. The Blues, along with Premier League rivals Liverpool, are thought to be the front-runners in the race to sign the 12-time capped worldwide, though Southampton favour a sale to the former due to Liverpool's rumoured illegal approach for Van Dijk earlier this summer. (more...)
Lille ya siente la mano de Bielsa Lille ya siente la mano de Bielsa
- August 08, 2017

A casi dos años de su último partido oficial al frente de Olympique de Marsella, el entrenador rosarino, de 62 años, volvió a dirigir en la Liga 1 de Francia con un categórica victoria sobre Nantes , donde también debutaba el italiano Claudio Ranieri . (more...)
Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars
- August 08, 2017

After announcing his retirement from the National Football League late last month, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Branden Albert has apparently had a change of heart. Albert would owe the Jaguars $3.4 million in signing-bonus forfeiture if he remained retired. Jacksonville placed Albert on the exempt/left squad list last week. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger: Yes, fringe players need to be offloaded Arsenal boss Wenger: Yes, fringe players need to be offloaded
- August 08, 2017

Like Sanchez, Wilshere has less than a year left on his current deal and Wenger admits he must have a hard discussion with the player over where his future lies. Even clubs like Arsenal can no longer afford to do that, he revealed. "They will wait until the player is free". Arsenal are not short of options in midfield with Granit Xhaka, Aaron Ramsey, Mohamed Elneny, Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin all available, but Wenger says Wilshere has the talent to force his way into the team, ... (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: Our focus completely on Premier League
- August 08, 2017

But that's not the only battle the Frenchman is bracing himself for as he refuses to be held to ransom over players' contracts, no matter how good those players are. Arsenal's boss then proceeded to laud Wilshere's talent, but remained grounded to the fact that if he is to maintain his employment with Arsenal he'll have to overcome dampening spates of inconsistency in his game. (more...)
Peaty says he can swim faster after second gold Peaty says he can swim faster after second gold
- August 08, 2017

Peaty has now broken the 50m breaststroke world record three times in his career - the first coming in Berlin in 2014. Japan's Daiya Seto, the 400m medley world champion in 2013 and 2015, was second fastest. She also has the 1,500 free final later, less than an hour before she returns for the 200 free semifinal. "There's no way I can be disappointed with that". (more...)
Conte admits he is powerless to stop Chelsea from selling Hazard Conte admits he is powerless to stop Chelsea from selling Hazard
- August 08, 2017

Conte has already laid the blame at the door of the club's hierarchy for selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United . 'I was looking at the programme earlier and if you look at the two squads, Chelsea have got half what the Arsenal squad is'. (more...)
Danny Welbeck's happy to give Arsene Wenger a headache Danny Welbeck's happy to give Arsene Wenger a headache
- August 08, 2017

The 28-year-old, who has been Arsenal's star player since joining the club from Barcelona in 2014, gave his team-mates hugs after the match and looked to be enjoying himself as he walked around the pitch. But with that now resolved, Wenger was confident that the team could move on and progress this season. Wenger watched his team secure victory over the Blues again on Sunday as Arsenal sealed a penalty shootout win over Chelsea in the Community Shield . (more...)
#NoKaepernickNoNFL: Thousands To Boycott NFL If Colin Kaepernick Isn't Signed #NoKaepernickNoNFL: Thousands To Boycott NFL If Colin Kaepernick Isn't Signed
- August 08, 2017

The Baltimore Ravens have recently expressed interest in Kaepernick but have not signed the quarterback yet, with some pointing to the controversy surrounding his decision to kneel during the national anthem previous year in protest as the reason. (more...)
Boomer Esiason Thinks He Has CTE Boomer Esiason Thinks He Has CTE
- August 08, 2017

It's become a serious issue in the National Football League, since it's been found in several players who have committed suicide. Gisele Bundchen casually revealed about her husband Tom Brady suffering multiple concussions, even though he hasn't been officially been diagnosed with one. (more...)
UN Approves Tough New Sanctions Against North Korea UN Approves Tough New Sanctions Against North Korea
- August 08, 2017

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted on Saturday a US-led resolution , which bans mineral and seafood exports from North Korea worth more than $1bn. Ri had been scheduled to hold a news conference in Manila , Philippines, where Asian diplomats are gathered for a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. (more...)
Frank Mir Wants To Fight Fedor Emelianenko & Brock Lesnar Frank Mir Wants To Fight Fedor Emelianenko & Brock Lesnar
- August 08, 2017

Wherever he winds up with next, the former heavyweight champion wants to fight either Fedor Emelianenko or Brock Lesnar. "Bones" made an appearance on Monday's episode of " Good Morning America " and was asked by Michael Strahan on giving Cormier respect after everything they have been through. (more...)
Frank Lampard predicts where Liverpool will finish this season
- August 08, 2017

Yet the stability in Arsenal's management and lack of big names leaving (for the time being, at least) haven't done anything to inspire confidence in Gerrard or Lampard that Arsenal are capable of challenging for top honours during the 2017/18 campaign. (more...)
Frank Lampard urges Chelsea to sign more players this summer
- August 08, 2017

A tricky player with the ball at his feet, no player across the entire top flight of English football completed more take-ons than Hazard last season and he suffered 101 fouls. Chelsea won the Premier League at a canter last season and now appear to be starting the new campaign in disarray. "He's my outsider but I think Hazard on his day is the best player". (more...)
Philippe Coutinho Left Out Of Liverpool Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao Philippe Coutinho Left Out Of Liverpool Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao
- August 08, 2017

Coutinho was left out of Liverpool's team for their final preseason match against Athletic Bilbao , which has added fuel to the fire of an impending departure to Barcelona. Klopp said via Sky Sports : "If you say he is not available to be sold, where is the interpretation? There is nothing new". The Merseyside outfit will kick off their Premier League campaign with a home clash against Watford on 12 August at Anfield as they look to mount a serious title challenge this season. (more...)
Stoke City sign Cameroon winger Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting Stoke City sign Cameroon winger Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
- August 08, 2017

Business has generally been quiet at Stoke this summer, with only Darren Fletcher , Kurt Zouma and youngster Josh Tymon joining the club. " Eric has been on our radar for several years and we actually tried to bring him to the Club four years ago ", he said. (more...)
Here Are The New Cleveland Cavaliers Nike Uniforms Here Are The New Cleveland Cavaliers Nike Uniforms
- August 08, 2017

You can now purchase the Cavs newest apparel with the all-new logo via the Cavs' team shop . "We had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with Nike on the design of the uniform and we found the flawless partner in Goodyear who shares our home-state pride and values of drive and determination". (more...)
Vikings activate Latavius Murray from PUP list, Riley Reiff returns to practice Vikings activate Latavius Murray from PUP list, Riley Reiff returns to practice
- August 08, 2017

It should come as little surprise that the Vikings are going with Cook as the starter for now. It would not come as a shock if Minnesota actually ended up starting the more experienced Murray over Cook for at least the first few games of the upcoming season. (more...)
Kipyegon adds world title to Olympic 1500 meters gold Kipyegon adds world title to Olympic 1500 meters gold
- August 08, 2017

In a slow paced race, the first 800m nearly passed at jogging pace. Siffan Hassan of the Netherlands made a major move from last to first heading into the bell lap but quickly faded. "It was so, so much fun". "I kept glancing up at the screen... The last 300 meters especially, I just said "Run your guts out" and I medaled". In 2011, the IAAF implemented a rule that limited the amount of natural testosterone for female athletes. (more...)