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Jose Mourinho explains why Ander Herrera didn't feature against FC Basel

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Pogba, who has played a key role in United's unbeaten start to the new Premier League season, was pictured leaving Old Trafford after the game on crutches. The United boss then offered the latest on Marcos Rojo and revealed that the defender is still only doing partial light training and is still "a couple of months" away from returning to action following a knee ligament injury. Read More »

Billy Joe Saunders' son delivers low-blow to Willie Monroe Jr

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Audible gasps came from the crowd as the incident took place ahead of the grudge match at Copper Box Arena in London on Saturday night. Both fighters weighed in at 11st 6lb on Friday. In a gesture of goodwill, Monroe put his hand on the child's head, but with a smile on his face, the younger Saunders surprisingly punched Monroe in the groin and attempted to kick him in the leg until the two were separated. Read More »

Mourinho-Hughes friction as Man United's flawless start ends

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But the Stoke lead was short-lived, United levelling within two minutes as Paul Pogba's header from Henrikh Mkhitaryan's cross went in off Rashford. After the break, Romelu Lukaku made it 2-1 with his fourth goal of the campaign, following up after Jack Butland had saved his first shot. United won a risky free-kick when Allen fouled Juan Mata on the right-hand side of the area but the Stoke wall held firm, and Butland made a fine reaction stop from Jones' late header and Pogba ... Read More »

Jacoby Brissett Reportedly Named Colts Starting QB for Week 2 vs. Cardinals

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He finished 9-of-18 for 128 yards and no touchdowns, also throwing two interceptions that were returned for scores in what became a 46-9 loss. He did not throw for a touchdown or interception. The Colts saw that they needed to make a change at backup quarterback, which is why they dealt a former first-round pick for Brissett in the first place. Read More »

Hodgson at the Palace

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I have heard many pundits and journalists compare Roy with the insufferable Tony Pulis, who is now curing insomnia for a large number of Black Country residents. "That would be special because I am a Croydon boy and didn't leave here until I was 24 years of age". We've handicapped ourselves by not taking any points in the first four games, but there are still 34 games to go. Read More »

Jose Mourinho And Ander Herrera Involved In Bust-Up Last Season

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Manager Jose Mourinho told MUTV earlier this week: 'I don't know [what the severity is], I just know from experience it's a muscular injury. Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof came in for Champions League duty on Tuesday in place of the suspended Phil Jones and Eric Bailly, but the United boss confirmed after the Group A opener that he would revert to the latter duo on Sunday against Everton at Old Trafford. Read More »

Folau has the right to make same-sex marriage call - Wallabies coach

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In his tweet on Wednesday afternoon he said he loves and respects everyone for their opinions but that he would not support same-sex marriage. Former Wales worldwide and Rugby Union's first openly gay star Gareth Thomas responded to Israel Folau' Tweet with a one finger salute to the Australian. Read More »

Man City spoils Feyenoord's Champions League return 4-0

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It was this style of play that saw the former Everton global come close to besting Xavi's passing record in the Champions League at De Kuip in Rotterdam , on Wednesday night. Man City: Ederson , Stones, Fernandinho (Sane, 72 mins), Otamendi, Walker, Bernardo Silva (Delph, 67 mins), Silva, De Bruyne, Mendy, Gabriel Jesus , Aguero (Sterling, 60 mins). Read More »

Germany Regain Top Spot In FIFA Rankings

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Following the new ranking, the Eagles now site fifth on the continent, behind Afcon 2017 silver medalists Egypt, Tunisia, Senegal and Congo DR, while reigning African champions Cameroon drop 10 places to 45th, one spot behind the Eagles. In the top 10 ranked countries, Germany became the number while Brazil is second. Despite getting four points from their Russian Federation 2018 World Cup qualifier double-header against Cameroon in August and September, the three-time African champions ... Read More »

Is it up to Ozil to EARN bumper new Arsenal contract?

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Arsene Wenger has insisted that contract talks with Mesut Ozil have not broken down and that Arsenal remain hopeful of tying him down to a new deal. Some Arsenal fans, and possibly Wenger himself, will say is that the German has not exactly been showing himself to be worth the same sort of money we were willing to pay Alexis to sign a new deal and the lack of offers from other clubs for him supports this idea. Read More »

Sylvia Fowles named 2017 WNBA Most Valuable Player

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Second-place finisher Tina Charles of the New York Liberty received three first-place votes and 199 points, and third-place finisher Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks got two first-place votes and 132 points. "We talked about what we could have done, things we needed to do, how can I be more involved in the offense while continue to do what I do on defense", Fowles said. Read More »

The Indians are streaking to historic heights

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Ramirez , who has enjoyed a breakout year, started the winning rally when he led off the bottom of the 10th against Kansas City's Brandon Maurer and laced a line drive to right-center field that he hustled into a double. Miguel Cabrera reached on an error by Yandy Diaz and Nick Castellanos followed with a double to make it 4-2. Andrew Romine hit a sharp grounder to third. Read More »

Alex Smith admits this season may be his last in Kansas City

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Wentz completed 26-of-39 passing attempts for 307 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in Week 1. Instead, Kansas City is trying to serve two masters by trying to stay at the top of the AFC table while also grooming a potential superstar at the game's most important position. Read More »

India vs Australia 1st ODI Match Prediction, Preview & Playing 11

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However, stand-in coach David Saker confirmed this week that Head has been earmarked to fill the vacant No.4 role and with Finch's injury not series-ending, Cartwright may be used as a stop-gap opener until the Victorian is fit again. With spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja "rested" for the Australia series, Rohit is hopeful that the young spin trio of Axar Patel , Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will go from strength to strength. Read More »

Singapore Grand Prix to remain on F1 calendar until 2021

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This year is the 10th edition of the Singapore Grand Prix . The Singapore Grand Prix , and all of the practice and qualifying rounds will be shown live on Sky Sports Formula One. FORMULA ONE heads to Singapore this week with Lewis Hamilton leading the Drivers' Championship for the first time this year. With this year's race taking place on Sunday, the event could have received no better boost than confirmation it will continue until at least 2021. Read More »

Four arrests as 17000 ticketless German fans delay Arsenal v FC Koln

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The public address system relayed the news to supporters inside the ground, while the official Arsenal Twitter account posted: "The kick-off of #AFCvCOL has been delayed by an hour in the interests of crowd safety". Arsenal went on to win the Group H clash 3-1 . Some attempted to leap over barriers to get into the away section with stewards unable to control the fan frenzy. Read More »

Australia sees no tour to Pakistan "in short term"

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While speaking alongside ICC chief executive Dave Richardson, ahead of the second T-20 between the two sides, which World XI went on to win by seven wickets at the Gaddafi Stadium, Sethi lamented that the PCB over the years could not earn any money by hosting the home series at neutral venues of the UAE. Read More »

Virgil van Dijk could end Southampton exile against Crystal Palace - Pellegrino

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In the end, neither of the 26-year-old's main suitors, Chelsea or Liverpool , were prepared to fork out such a massive sum, with Van Dijk left with no option but to remain at St Mary's for the 2017/18 season. "You can not put the captain as someone who is not playing, but obviously Virgil was one of the leaders of the squad". "Hopefully he will be getting better every single week, but I am happy with that because, it's not just about Virgil; everybody is ready to be a part of the team". Read More »

First Tickets for 2018 Football World Cup in Russia Go on Sale

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During the first phase, fans will be able to submit ticket applications on FIFA's official website for a specific match - from the opening game through to the final - tickets for a specific stadium, and team-specific tickets which will allow fans to follow the national team of their choice. Read More »

Vettel plays down Ferrari advantage at Singapore

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Asked how important it was to win in Singapore on Sunday in order to regain the championship lead, Vettel said: "I think it's more important to have the lead on Sunday night after Abu Dhabi [the final race], so whatever happens along the way happens, the target is clear". Read More »

How will Arsenal approach the Europa League?

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He presumably had the Premier League in mind - however unlikely that may seem - but the Frenchman will be painfully aware of the lack of European silverware in Arsenal's trophy cabinet. Arsene Wenger , Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and AFC Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on September 9, 2017 in London , England. Read More »

Coutinho out of Liverpool squad to face Man City

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La Liga Giants Barcelona will reportedly be pleased if Philippe Coutinho refuses to play for Liverpool and hope the midfielder maintains his strike during the club's Champions League fixtures. "In the system we play at the moment, he can play in four positions". On the specific absence of Coutinho's incisive passing, Klopp added: "We score a lot of goals and all the players on the pitch play these passes". Read More »

Glad Lionel Messi is playing for me: Barcelona manager Valverde

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Manchester United - also back in the competition - and Sporting Lisbon also got underway with wins. Two of soccer's all-time best players, the 39-year-old Buffon had denied Messi a goal in their previous three meetings, including Juventus' 3-0 aggregate win in last season's quarterfinals. Read More »