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Burnley broke 44 year-old hoodoo with Chelsea shock

Former Barcelona and Tottenham striker Lineker reacted to Morata's first Chelsea goal before Cesc Fabregas was sent off for a second bookable offence to leave the title holders with nine men. Vokes was not to be denied five minutes later, however, with the Welshman turning a Matthew Lowton cross into the bottom corner as the champions were stunned on home soil. Read More »

Jose Mourinho pleased with Nemanja Matic's performance in UEFA Super Cup


I've always liked Marko Arnautovic, he's given West Ham problems whenever he's played against them for Stoke and Javier Hernandez is an extremely exciting addition to the side. United scored the least goals of the seven teams to qualify for Europe from the Premier League last season at 54, 32 fewer than the highest in Tottenham . Read More »

Ibrahimovic in talks to pen new Manchester United deal

Mourinho has added Romelu Lukaku , Nemanja Matic and Victor Lindelof to his squad this summer as he puts together a group of players capable of challenging in the Premier League and Champions League next season. Five big offseason signings to watch in the 2017/18 Premier League season are: Alexandre Lacazette, Mohamed Salah, Alvaro Morata , Benjamin Mendy, Javier Hernandez . Read More »

Jose Mourinho confirms talks over Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Man United return

He will be out to prove that these are well behind him and he can once again become the player that was linked to Manchester United and Tottenham in the past. But after a close-season in which both managers have invested heavily in new players, United are now Mourinho's team and City have been created by Guardiola. Read More »

Mourinho comments on Man United's title chances

Newcastle will feature in the Premier League this season after winning automatic promotion from the Championship at the end of the 2016-17 campaign. Mourinho's confidence is largely because he feels United are a club that now carries his influence. We are much better organised at every level. Hernandez admitted that he is not sure whether he would celebrate a goal at Old Trafford , and refused to predict how many times he could find the back of the net over the course of the season. Read More »

Wenger braced for knife-edge Arsenal season


While Arsenal may seem to be the clear favourites due to their last encounters with the Foxes , the latter is known to have a lot of fire power that can do much damage in the opening match to Arsenal's campaign. "Top quality game and you want PL to be best in the world and you have to produce games like that", Wenger told reporters. The manager used all three substitutes and abandoned his vaunted three-man defence to rescue this game with his two French strikers in tandem as they eventually ... Read More »

Olivier Giroud confirms Arsenal stay

Both teams haven't been on the top of their game in the English Premier League but history precedes the Gunners and the Foxes as they play each other to start their Premier League on a good note. "So overall I think he adapts slowly to the way we want to play and is a collective player and an intelligent player as well". Now with a freakish back four of (from right to left) Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Monreal, Kolasinac and Hector Bellerin , Arsenal pushed for an equaliser, and on 83 ... Read More »

Giroud's late goal powers Arsenal past Leicester City

The Arsenal subs proved super subs as they inflicted defeat on Leicester. Ramsey scored in the 83rd minute, to restore parity at 3-3, followed by Olivier Giroud , who headed in the winning goal in the 85th minute, raising the roof at the Emirates . Read More »

Emirates keeps its PSG deal flying, as Neymar set for Ligue1 take-off


According to The Sun , the Qatari-backed French side who have won the race, with PSG's players told that the 18-year-old is set to be unveiled at the Parc des Princes as soon as Monday. Unai Emery will have a full squad selection for Sunday's match. Barca have been linked with a bid for Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele to replace Neymar , with the Bundesliga club reportedly holding out for a sum of €150m for the 20-year-old. Read More »

Broncos add a lineman to replace Billy Winn, Derek Wolfe injures ankle


His backup Shaq Barrett will miss more time because of a hip injury. That decision will certainly be called into question after Derek Wolfe was injured during the first team drill and left practice on a cart. That performance earned him a four-year extension worth $36.7 million just before the Broncos' victory in Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers. Read More »

Marlins confirm sale agreement with Derek Jeter group


Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has agreed to sell his team for $1.2 billion to a group that includes former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter and businessman Bruce Sherman, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald . But for most Marlins fans, just punting Loria out the door is a victory in and of itself. Sherman, who will be the controlling owner, spent much of his financial career in NY and has a home in Naples, Florida. Read More »

Bolt leads Jamaica into final, U.S. run year's fastest time


Jamaica now leads the Caribbean with three medals -two bronze and one gold, while Cuba, The Bahamas and Trinidad & Tobago have one each. "No regrets", Bolt insisted, long after a result that stunned a pumped-up crowd into near silence. "Between the bikes, loud, horrid music, parties and screams, I honestly wish he would go back to where he came from", his neighbor-model Jodi Stewart-Henriques wrote on Facebook in 2015 . Read More »

Manchester City make contact with Barcelona over midfield duo

Fernando has gone to Galatasaray, Kelechi Iheanacho to Leicester City, although destinations for Samir Nasri, Eliaquim Mangala and Jason Denayer have been harder to find. "They don't win all 38 games so you always have a chance". City are the favourites and Guardiola will face some "pointed questions" if his side fail to establish themselves as "English football's dominant force", says Dickinson of the Times . Read More »

Farah denied final gold by Ethiopian Edris


That Farah gave it his all is undeniable: likewise that Muktar Edris of Ethiopia was the better runner on the night, getting in front of Farah on the last lap and simply never surrendering. Now aged 34, old though certainly not ancient, Farah had only lost one of his 23 races at 5,000m since moving to Alberto Salazar, still under investigation by the US Anti-Doping Agency into his methods of training at the Nike Oregon Project. Read More »

Guardiola defends Manchester City's big spending


Kyle Walker , Bernardo Silva , Danilo , Benjamin Mendy and Ederson have all arrived as City splashed out over £200 million. He said: "Last season we were favourites too and finished 15 points behind and, from my experience as a manager, always in the beginning of the season, the new teams are the toughest ones". Read More »

Shapovalov doesn't remember posing for photo with Nadal at 2008 Rogers Cup


The pair met in a Davis Cup World Group play-off in 2012 with Federer winning 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Earlier on Friday, unseeded Haase recovered from going a set down to beat Argentine Diego Schwartzman 4-6 6-3 6-3. "It's tough to come back and play that same level". "But we got to take a picture with him, which was very cool for me". The 30-year-old Haase, back to 52nd in the world after battling injuries for much of his career, improved to 5-0 against 36th-ranked Schwartzman. Read More »

Buffalo Bills starting over at wide receiver and secondary in 2017


Sammy Watkins traded to the Los Angeles Rams . He was limited to just eight games last season, catching 28 passes for 430 yards and two touchdowns. He finished just 18 yards receiving shy of the 1,000-yard mark as a rookie, then followed it up with 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns in his second season despite missing three games due to injury. Read More »

Red Wings Threaten Legal Action over Use of Logo During Virginia Marches


The Red Wings released a statement after members of one of the right-wing groups that descended upon Charlottesville this weekend were seen carrying white shields with the Red Wings logo on the front. last night. A slightly modified version of the team's distinctive red-and-white logo is being used at the " Unite the Right " rally by a MI group calling themselves the "The Detroit Right Wings ". Read More »

Pies' Massive, Bloated, Dangerously Swollen Predictions For The 2017/18 Premier League Season

It has been another strong showing of City's financial muscle but Guardiola insists the club have only paid market rates and such major rebuilding work is a one-off. "I have a feeling that we will score early and get a good win against Brighton on Saturday". Councillor Alan Robins speaks about the welcome visiting fans can expect when they arrive on the Sussex coast, not just at the ground but in the city too. Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger reveals Sanchez injury layoff


With Alexis Sanchez likely to leave either this or next summer, securing Ozil's signature would be a huge boost for Arsenal and their future plans. Ozil and fellow midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are also out of contract at the end of the season, and offers of more than £50m for either of them or Sanchez would test Wenger's resolve to keep hold of them. Read More »

Tampa Bay Bucs waive kicker Roberto Aguayo


Aguayo made a 20-yard field goal for the Bucs in the game, but missed a 47-yard attempt and an extra point. He never missed an extra point attempt either. He connected on 23 of 24 field goals during the Seminoles' national title run in 2013 and was a Groza award finalist in 2014 after converting 27 of 30 field goals. Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte snaps back at Wenger over loan player criticism


Benjamin Mendy had also seemed destined for Stamford Bridge before Manchester City nabbed him for a reported 43 million pounds while Mo Salah, who Chelsea once sold, became Liverpool's record 37 million-pound signing. "I don't think the club wanted to let Diego Costa go necessarily, because you can't get Diego Costas on every street corner". A club can finish a season very strongly, invest heavily in the summer, but then quite easily start the next campaign in poor fashion. Read More »