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Everton Carabao Cup hero Calvert-Lewin 'always' in Koeman's mind


After having endured a disappointing start to the campaign, Bournemouth picked up all three points in a comeback win over Brighton to finally kickstart their campaign. Calvert-Lewin, who has four Everton goals in total, made headlines over the summer as he notched the victor for England in the Under-20s World Cup final. Read More »

Hearing on Ezekiel Elliott's suspension set for next month


The timing of the upcoming hearing ensures Elliott will be eligible to play Week 3 in Arizona and Week 4 against the Rams. There has been no ruling from 5th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the NFL's request for an emergency stay of the preliminary injunction of his six-game suspension. Read More »

Is PSG Punishing Neymar?


We can pay attention to that, but the atmosphere is good. However, Emery gave an equivocal answer as to who will take penalties in future, with Cavani seeing his spot-kick saved against Lyon following his confrontation with Neymar. He told Sport : "At the end of the game [a 2-0 win against Lyon], with emotions high, there could have been a conversation which some could call an argument, but that's normal, they happen in all games, one way or another". Read More »

Draymond Green On Kevin Durant's Twitter Behavior: "I Laughed In His Face"


That wasn't enough for Jackson, however, who said on ESPN's The Jump that he has no respect for Durant using a separate account to defend himself from random people on the social media website. At the Warriors' media day, Green said he straight up laughed in Durant's face after the whole ordeal. And he told reporters on Friday that Durant didn't hesitate to laugh at him about that. Read More »

Brighton must learn to rebound from disappointment, says Hughton


A draw would be a good result for the visitors, they should take that all day long. Having been promoted back to the top flight as Championship champions, the Magpies lost their first two games of the season but have since gone on to claim back-to-back victories over West Ham United, Swansea City and Stoke City . Read More »

Rangers v Celtic Talking Points


The first Old Firm derby of the season will take place at Ibrox when Scottish champions Celtic take on their age old rivals Rangers in a Scottish Premiership game. I'm not concerned about what the others say, if the others have more money or if the others want to put more pressure on me by saying we have more investment so we are also contenders. Read More »

Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony at training camp next week

However, due to the fact that the Rockets essentially emptied their cupboard of assets when they traded for Chris Paul over the summer, striking a deal for Anthony is almost impossible without getting a third team involved. If that remains the case, NY might just try to make a trade during the season. Anthony averaged 22.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.0 3-pointers last season. Read More »

Vikings QB Bradford out vs. Bucs


Bradford had practiced on a limited basis this week and hoped that work and knee injections would prepare him for game action. No other Vikings appear on this week's final injury report . "Your responsibility is to play to the best of your ability no matter who the quarterback is, " he said. "It's not going to bother me too much". I would love to go small-box, and guys are off. Read More »

Upcoming Winter Olympics medals revealed


The winter olympic Games of 2018 are scheduled from 9 to 25 February in Pyeongchang, a town located 80 km from the border with North Korea . US President Donald Trump is locked in a stand-off with North Korea and has threatened to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people if the North threatens the United States and its allies. Read More »

Southampton vs Manchester United 09/22/2017 EPL Preview and Prediction


They have to get Charlie Austin fully fit and firing. Tottenham Hotspur hosts London rival West Ham United at Wembley and Manchester City entertains Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers. With both teams managing seven clean sheets between them so far this season, it could prove to be a tight match at St Mary's. Marouane Fellaini or Ander Herrera are in line to deputise against Southampton . Read More »

Pep Guardiola: League Cup can be a waste of energy


We have a lot of games". It's good for the people you don't use a lot. However, Guardiola does not believe success in the competition brings with it much lasting recognition. "The team are not pulled by strings". Earlier in his career, Guardiola explained in conversations with colleagues and team-mates that his idea of the flawless goal was one where 11 players touch the ball before the striker finishes the move . Read More »

Alan Shearer does not agree with Mauricio Pochettino


But I tell you always, Harry is a player who loves Tottenham and is going to stay here. That creates links between them, emotion. Last year, Vincent Janssen and Victor Wanyama signed in time to be included in the club's preseason trip to Australia, which Pochettino regarded as an important team-bonding exercise. Read More »

Herrera to sign new Man Utd's contract before December


Alongside Michael Carrick, Herrera had formed a fine-tuned partnership in central midfield and last season had arguably his best game in a United shirt when he successfully marked Eden Hazard, and scored, in a 2-0 win over eventual champions Chelsea. Read More »

Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar on Federation Internationale de Football Association player of the year shortlist


The American midfielder is being challenged by Lieke Martens, whose goals powered the Netherlands to the European Championship, and 18-year-old Deyna Castellanos, who won the Under-17 Women's World Cup in 2016. Holder Carli Lloyd is again nominated for the women's player award. Meanwhile, Zidane is up for FIFA Men's Best Coach for 2017, wherein he will come against defeated Champions League finalist Max Allegri and Chelsea's Premier League-winning manager Antonio Conte. Read More »

Trump threatens nuclear deal

Under the terms of the deal, which curbed sanctions on Iran if it agreed to tame its nuclear capabilities, Trump must decide by October 15 whether the USA will continue to honor the agreement. Asked about the possibility that the Trump administration could pull out, the European Union official had this to say. Rouhani then warned that "by violating its worldwide commitments, the new United States administration only destroys its own credibility", and once again said that Tehran does ... Read More »

Real Betis stun Madrid


With five league games gone, Madrid are seventh in the table and seven points behind Barcelona , who have won all five matches . We talk about soccer, not just goals '. The game ended with a 0-1 win over visiting team, Real Betis . News did not get better for Zidane as full-back Marcelo limped off with a hamstring problem. Read More »

India Twitter celebrates Kuldeep Yadav hat trick


India's wrist spinners once again came to the party to help India beat Australia by 50 runs in the second ODI at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. But the batsman couldn't make it count and, against the run of play, holed out to midwicket off a full toss from Chahal in the 17th over. Read More »

Five talking points from the weekend's Premier League

Going in the opposite direction to the two Manchester clubs in the Premier League Winner market Tottenham and Liverpool can be backed at [18.0] and [30.0] respectively after surprisingly dropping home points on Saturday afternoon. Manchester United have announced record revenues of £581.2 million for the 2016-17 financial year. Mourinho is renowned for winning the league in his second season, his track record at Porto, Chelsea (twice), Inter Milan, and Real Madrid speaks for ... Read More »

Vijay Mersal Movie Teaser Released: A Treat for Ilayathalapathy Fans


Mersal teaser managed to get 5 lakh likes in less than two hours which is huge. Teaser of Ilayathalapathy Vijay starrer much-awaited action flick released today. Directed by Atlee of Raja Rani and Theri fame, Mersal stars three leading heroines, Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha and Nithya Menen. "Nee Vidhaita vinai ellam, unnai arruka kaathirukkum". Read More »

Valentino Rossi Quick Return: Only 22 days after his enduro accident


Rossi appeared to have few problems as he negotiated a wet track and finished 18th fastest. With Andrea Dovizios and Marc Marquez tied up on the points table with 199 points, Valentino Rossi is a distant fourth by 42 points. Yamaha had drafted in World Superbike rider Michael van der Mark as a possible replacement for Rossi if the Italian was not declared fit. The 38-year-old rode his first couple of laps around the Misano circuit on Monday before the session was cut short by rain, his ... Read More »

India control ODI as Aussies feel the heat


As long as you don't put yourself under too much pressure and learn from those situations, it's good. "You never liked to be hit for three sixes in a row". Play was stopped for 17 minutes before the teams came out again. "Hardik is a very good player", said the Aussie. Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya was knocked down after being hit by a shot that came off the bat of teammate Bhuvneshwar Kumar during the 2nd ODI between India and Australia . Read More »

We can never be stale, insists Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers


Scott Sinclair won and converted the opening goal from the penalty spot after 25 minutes following a brilliant run at the defence going past two players before being tripped inside the box. Rodgers, who hopes to have defender Jozo Simunovic back against Rangers at Ibrox on Saturday after he missed out with a swollen knee, was happy with the way his side conserved energy while retaining their hunger for two late goals. Read More »