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Boca lose appeal to postpone final Boca lose appeal to postpone final
- December 09, 2018

The tie was first postponed last month after River fans attacked the Boca team bus as it travelled to the game . Both teams trained on Thursday, Boca at the Spanish national team's base at Las Rozas and River at Real Madrid's Valdebebas, with the players appearing in good spirits, laughing and joking, jumping on each other's backs. (more...)
Chelsea and police investigating allegation of racist abuse at Manchester City match Chelsea and police investigating allegation of racist abuse at Manchester City match
- December 09, 2018

Sarri added: "We played very well in the last few minutes of the first half, and the first 20 minutes of the second, and in the end we deserved to win". In general, we were fantastic. He urged Chelsea , who lost 2-1 to mid-table Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday, to show the same intensity against less illustrious opponents. (more...)
Outstanding Leo Messi leads Barca to easy derby win Outstanding Leo Messi leads Barca to easy derby win
- December 09, 2018

Leo Messi produced another outstanding performance as FC Barcelona strengthened their lead at the top of the Liga Santander on Saturday. The Spanish champions were utterly dominant in the first 30 minutes of action, but Espanyol did have chances to register before the end of the first period, with Marc Roca having a strike deflected wide and Oscar Duarte coming close on two occasions with headers. (more...)
Super Falcons drop in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking despite winning AWCON title Super Falcons drop in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking despite winning AWCON title
- December 09, 2018

Desiree Ellis' side qualified for the global showpiece after a successful Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana , where they finished as runners-up to eventual champions Nigeria in the final. Sweden-US takes place on June 16 at Stade de Nice in Nice. Banyana along with Nigeria and Cameroon are the only African nations present at the showpiece. (more...)
Spurs recover to sink Saints, Latest Football News Spurs recover to sink Saints, Latest Football News
- December 09, 2018

Brazilian Lucas Moura made it 2-0 in the 51st minute when he fired home from eight yards, before Son Heung-min notched his fourth goal of the season with a close-range finish from Kane's ball. "When everyone is pushing limits to a higher level we can see how far it gets and, when someone says it's too much running or too much work, for me he will fall beside us". (more...)
Pele: Neymar simulation difficult to defend Pele: Neymar simulation difficult to defend
- December 09, 2018

Pele reckons five-time Balon d'Or victor and arguably the greatest footballer to ever walk this planet, Lionel Messi , "only has one skill". "As far as I'm concerned, Maradona was one of the best players ever", Pele said in an interview with Folha de S.Paulo newspaper published on Wednesday. (more...)
PSG to snatch City target De Jong PSG to snatch City target De Jong
- December 08, 2018

The 21-year-old is now one of the most highly rated young players in world football and he, along with teammate Matthijs De Ligt , has been linked heavily with possible moves to Barcelona and Manchester City . Mbappe has been keen on the club bringing De Jong to France to take up the playmaker role. De Jong has been compared to Dutch great Johan Cruyff in terms of his talent, even if his specific skillset means he is not the same kind of player. (more...)
Chelsea's Eden Hazard ''Agrees Terms'' With Real Madrid Chelsea's Eden Hazard ''Agrees Terms'' With Real Madrid
- December 08, 2018

But Chelsea dug in their heels and insisted he was going nowhere. "He wants to play Champions League football - he hasn't this year - but if they can get that spot for next year and add a couple of top quality players then it can [help] change his mind". (more...)
Wilder wants Fury rematch as soon as possible Wilder wants Fury rematch as soon as possible
- December 08, 2018

Fury said on Saturday that he also wanted a rematch. We should be taking the WBC back to Great Britain. Responding to accusations he gave Fury a longer count than usual, Reiss said: "The 10 count doesn't mean 10 seconds". But, ironically, the match finished with the same end result as his bout with Wilder, as the two Premier League giants played out a 2-2 draw at the Theatre of Dreams. (more...)
Arsenal Players Warned After 'Hippy Crack' Video Emerges Arsenal Players Warned After 'Hippy Crack' Video Emerges
- December 08, 2018

While it is not illegal to possess the drug, it is illegal to give away or sell. A club spokesperson said: "The players will be spoken to about this and reminded of their responsibilities as representatives of the club". Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's arrival in January appeared to jeopardise his Arsenal career before it had even truly begun, but the pair have dovetailed superbly in Unai Emery's new-look side. (more...)
Things We Learned From Manchester United and Arsenal's Entertaining Draw Things We Learned From Manchester United and Arsenal's Entertaining Draw
- December 08, 2018

United came into the match against Arsenal with no win in three Premier League matches, while their opponents were unbeaten in 19; and while Darmian said he and his teammates had targeted a win beforehand, they were ultimately satisfied with a draw, having twice come from behind. (more...)
Red Sox Re-Sign Nathan Eovaldi After Playoff Success Red Sox Re-Sign Nathan Eovaldi After Playoff Success
- December 08, 2018

If Ian Kinsler doesn't make a throwing error in the bottom of the 13th, the Red Sox win the game and Eovaldi gets the W. The flamethrowing righty was particularly impressive with the Red Sox, for whom he pitched to a 3.33 ERA in 54 innings to close out the season before dazzling with a 1.61 ERA in 22 1/3 postseason frames. (more...)
Balogun lauds Brighton's fans after derby win Balogun lauds Brighton's fans after derby win
- December 08, 2018

Duffy also apologised for being sent-off. Chris Hughton sent Balogun on in response and the Nigeria worldwide lashed a brilliant right-footed strike past Wayne Hennessey just 25 seconds later to complete a remarkable string of events. The Ivory Coast global created the opening that Milivojevic saw blocked by Bernardo but contributed little else in a dismal performance from Roy Hodgson's side . (more...)
Raptors waive G-League guard Kay Felder after allegation of domestic violence Raptors waive G-League guard Kay Felder after allegation of domestic violence
- December 08, 2018

Citing sources, TMZ claims the two got into a post-dinner argument before Felder allegedly choked the woman, leaving visible marks on her neck. Our sources say the alleged victim was able to call a family member who then called police. Felder averaged 18.1 points, 6.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game for the 905 this season, shooting 38.9 percent from the field and 30.0 percent from three-point range. (more...)
Derek Fisher joining LA Sparks as head coach Derek Fisher joining LA Sparks as head coach
- December 08, 2018

National Basketball Association champion and former NY Knicks head coach Derek Fisher is back in the coaching ranks. He was hired in 2014, but was sacked less than two seasons into a five-year deal. He also won five NBA Championship, all with the Lakers. He spent time with the Lakers (13 seasons), Thunder (three seasons), Warriors (two seasons), Jazz (one season) and Mavericks (one season). (more...)
NHL Teams Suffering NHL Teams Suffering "Vegas Hangover" After Playing Golden Knights at the Fortress
- December 08, 2018

It's a pretty special feeling for us as individuals, our team, our organization, everything. Vrana added another tally 11:40 into the third period, but Nate Schmidt put the game away with two goals in the final 1:25 for Vegas. The Eakin line has combined for 28 goals while seeing less ice time than the top unit. Needless to say, Twitter reacted exactly as you'd expect - Some Wilson supporters were upset but the rest of the hockey world deemed the hit to be "karma". (more...)
Burnley 1-3 Liverpool: Reds mount comeback to ensure record breaking start Burnley 1-3 Liverpool: Reds mount comeback to ensure record breaking start
- December 08, 2018

Gomez, 21, will undergo a scan on his ankle on Thursday following a challenge from Burnley's Ben Mee in the first half, which Klopp said could keep the England worldwide out for a while. Liverpool's Sadio Mane might miss the contest because the foot he cut Sunday during the Reds' win over Everton required stitches. At a press conference, Klopp told reporters: "It was his ankle". (more...)
Stevenson still critical, too early for long-term prognosis: doctors Stevenson still critical, too early for long-term prognosis: doctors
- December 08, 2018

He is sedated, under artificial ventilation and is undergoing specialized neurological monitoring. The hospital said it is too early to comment on his long-term health. "They want to inform friends and supporters Adonis is now in critical condition in intensive care, at the hospital, following his fight against Oleksander Gvozdyk". (more...)
Milwaukee Bucks Trade Matthew Dellavedova to Cavaliers for George Hill Milwaukee Bucks Trade Matthew Dellavedova to Cavaliers for George Hill
- December 08, 2018

Also, they'll have cap space to sign Khris Middleton when he likely hits free agency in 2019. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Cleveland Cavaliers are sending point guard George Hill to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Matthew Dellavedova , John Henson , and a future first-round and second-round pick. (more...)
Real Madrid reportedly agree deal to sign Chelsea star Eden Hazard
- December 08, 2018

Eventually a manager like this is what he needed, no matter where he was, to get the best out of him. The first and the most basic thing that Chelsea need to do is to qualify for the Champions League next season in order for them to provide any sort of footballing incentive to Eden Hazard . (more...)
Cardinals acquire Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks Cardinals acquire Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks
- December 08, 2018

His resume includes six All-Star Games, three Gold Gloves and four Silver Slugger awards. Goldschmidt is entering the final season of club control and will earn $14.5 million next year. And there was obvious concern about the D-backs' ability to sign him beyond this season. Weaver, a 25-year-old right-hander, was 7-11 with a 4.95 ERA last season. (more...)
Arsenal to speak to players involved in 'hippy crack' controversy Arsenal to speak to players involved in 'hippy crack' controversy
- December 08, 2018

Ozil is seen falling semi-conscious as he inhales from the balloon, while the same can be said for Lacazette, who is videoed putting his head back on the sofa. "If their fans - and their coach - could have seen what was going on they'd have been horrified". The footage is the latest in a series of incidents of top players being linked with nitrous oxide , with Raheem Sterling being warned by Liverpool after footage emerged of him using the substance in 2015. (more...)
Liverpool's Joe Gomez has fractured lower leg, will be out six weeks Liverpool's Joe Gomez has fractured lower leg, will be out six weeks
- December 07, 2018

If City get this game out of the way and don't lose, I don't see how they don't go through the whole league season without losing. The Reds boss clashed with Burnley counterpart Sean Dyche after the injury, saying: "I said to the referee after the first sliding tackle over six or seven yards, when he got the ball and everyone liked it: 'Please, tell them they can not do that. (more...)
Kyler Murray, the quintessential Oklahoma Sooners quarterback
- December 07, 2018

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa carries the ball against The Citadel Nov. 17 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Murray added the Davey O'Brien Award as the nation's top quarterback Thursday night at ESPN's College Football Award Show at the Hall of Fame in Atlanta . (more...)
Pakistan slip to 7th after series loss to New Zealand
- December 07, 2018

Between them, with a determined backup cast headed by Henry Nicholls and BJ Watling, the Black Caps' Abu Dhabi dressing room celebrations kicked off for a second time in a fortnight after sealing their first away test series win over Pakistan in 49 years. (more...)
Deontay Wilder makes major announcement following Tyson Fury epic Deontay Wilder makes major announcement following Tyson Fury epic
- December 07, 2018

A rematch with Wilder is a very realistic possibility with the victor then perhaps facing Joshua, who holds the IBF, WBA and WBO straps formerly held by Fury, later in 2019. "It's up to him and I believe that's how he wants it". "This rematch is the fight boxing fans want to see". "If everything is in the paper, I have no desire to discuss anything, and let him go fight who he wants", he said. (more...)
Philadelphia Phillies adding Jean Segura could help bring in additional talent Philadelphia Phillies adding Jean Segura could help bring in additional talent
- December 07, 2018

For the past few weeks the Phillies and their future could not be discussed without mentioning Bryce Harper and Manny Machado . It was only natural that the Phillies and Mariners matched up at some point this offseason. Crawford, 23, hit.214 with three homers and 12 RBIs over 49 games last season with the Phillies. Segura first became a name to look out for in 2013 when he was named to his first MLB All-Star game as a member of the Milwaukee Brewers. (more...)
Former MLB Players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo Die in Car Crash Former MLB Players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo Die in Car Crash
- December 07, 2018

Univision Sports, citing sources close to the players, reported Valbuena, Castillo and another player, former major leaguer Carlos Rivero , were traveling in Valbuena's vehicle from Caracas' University Stadium to Barquisimento, where Lara is scheduled to play Friday and Saturday. (more...)
Real Madrid complete 10-1 aggregate thrashing of Melilla Real Madrid complete 10-1 aggregate thrashing of Melilla
- December 07, 2018

It's a competition that I am passionate about, I think it's brilliant'. "That's what we all want to see out on the field against Melilla ". I do not believe in anyone being indisputable , neither now nor when I played. The 26-year-old has not started a game for his side since their disastrous defeat to Barcelona in the Clasico, but Solari still feels he is an important member of the squad. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Fred won't play until Manchester United defend better Jose Mourinho: Fred won't play until Manchester United defend better
- December 07, 2018

Holding suffered the injury during Wednesday night's 2-2 draw at Manchester United - with Arsenal immediately fearing the worst over their young defender. "Just to give you a couple of examples, (Ander) Herrera, (Marcus) Rashford are the kind of players that even if their game is not phenomenal, that intensity, that desire, that passion, that sacrifice is always present". (more...)

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