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Lacking Riyad Mahrez? Leicester's Jamie Vardy flies excessive


What makes the failed deal even worse for Mahrez is that there was some confusion between the two clubs in negotiating. Manager Claude Puel confirmed: 'Riyad will not be available for this game. The most important thing now is that the transfer window is closed and in the transfer window it is always hard. In all four of those matches backing the away side with a two-goal lead would have paid dividends, so at 13/8 I'm happy to do exactly that in the hope that Huddersfield go to Old ... Read More »

Antonio Conte could leave Chelsea to become Italy manager again

FIGC is yet to replace Gian Piero Ventura, who presided over Italy's shock 1-0 aggregate defeat to Sweden in the World Cup qualifying play-off as the Azzurri failed to reach the showpiece tournament for the first time since 1958. 'There's no-one in pole position, we have to evaluate the pros and cons , ' he continued. I know him well. Two men that could have a big factor in luring Conte back to managing his national team are Roberto Fabbricini and Alessandro Costacurta. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp reveals how Liverpool will spend the Coutinho money

Lallana has missed Liverpool's last two matches with a muscular injury and has made just seven appearances this season, having sustained a long-term thigh injury in preseason. "Daniel wanted to leave as well and with Roberto (Firmino), Dom (Solanke) and Danny Ings we have three players in that position plus maybe Mo Salah on a specific day can play as well so made sense as well". Read More »

Kane would love to score the goal Jones did - Mourinho


The hosts were very aggressive in their approach and the former Arsenal man was targeted, having been fouled on five occasions - the most of any player in the game. Did not have any say in the game, and received stick from Jose after Spurs' 2nd goal . "Yes, the Premier League finishes for us at Old Trafford in the last match against Watford in May but we knew that the distance to the leader was already considerable, even before this match", Mourinho said. Read More »

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather teases idea of going into MMA


It's extremely highly unlikely, Floyd will risk his ideal boxing record and step into the Octagon with McGregor, although fair play to Mayweather in generating vast hype once again. Speaking with Adam Glyn last night after a charity bash in New York, McGregor warned: "I'd do as I'd please against him inside the Octagon". The second had Mayweather back in the cage saying, "2018". Read More »

Here's Aaron Rodgers' Passive-Aggressive Response To Packers Firing QB Coach


Of course, that was mainly because Rodgers missed over half the season after breaking his collarbone. With Van Pelt in the AFC, Green Bay brought in Frank Cignetti Jr. "You're looking at what Jacksonville did with their defense. We've got to get back to playing a championship defense". After finishing 7-9 and missing the playoffs for the first time since 2008, the Packers made multiple coaching changes including firing both coordinators and multiple other assistants. Read More »

Tom Brady Shows Off His Special Recovery Glove


On Saturday night, he's expected to be named regular season MVP for the third time - he received the award in 2007 and 2010 - to go along with his four Super Bowl MVPs. So impressive has he been throughout a distinguished playing career that he is held up to be a role model and hero to those who enjoy a similar standing in their own field. Read More »

Doping ban overturned for 28 Russian athletes


It was thought that the GB bobsleigh team would, as a result of the Russian Federation doping ban, receive the bronze medal, but Sky News has been told they have yet to be officially told they will. "The information about the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport proves that energetic work to stand up for our rights in court and elsewhere - it is justified, it can be effective and it should continue", Peskov added. Read More »

Texas High School Volleyball Realignments Cause Shake Ups


We do know that district 30-5a will change drastically. That will leave teams in this district with only two non-district games before starting an eight-game district schedule. For Godley in football, the Wildcats may have received the kindest realignment in Johnson County in District 4-4A DII in Region I along with Ferris, Glen Rose, Hillsboro and Venus - a small five-team district. Read More »

Jordan Hugill 'travelling to training ground' ahead of deadline day move


After contact from West Ham yesterday, Hugill made it clear to Preston that he wanted to take the step into the Premier League and move to the London Stadium, with the Lilywhites admitting they couldn't stand in the way of the striker. Preston boss Alex Neil confirmed the hitman had been left out of the squad for the 3-0 win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday due to speculation. In 2015, after sustaining a lengthy injury, he joined Tranmere Rovers on loan, where he scored one goal in six ... Read More »

Ozil teases Arsenal fans with 'signing' photo


Although the Gunners have yet to announce the news, Ozil has dropped a huge hint over the deal with an image shared on his Twitter account. Amid growing speculation of a new contract at Arsenal, Ozil tweeted: 'Had a busy day signing things'. Read More »

IOC Chief Says Complete Victory Over Doping 'Will Not Come'


They can not wave the Russian flag at the event and, if they win, the Russian anthem will not be played. Russian athletes were banned a year ago by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. "There will never be the moment where we will be able to say now we have won the fight against doping", he said. She also was one of 27 athletes to sign a letter opposing Kazakhstan as a host nation for the 2022 Winter Olympics because of the country's ... Read More »

Celtic complete the signing of EPL young prospect


Kyle Lafferty prevented a whitewash with a second half strike but it was no more than a punctuation in Celtic's progress, which saw them move 14 points ahead of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership table, having played a game more than the Ibrox side. Read More »

Warriors May Pursue LeBron James In Free Agency This Offseason


Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James could be tempted into a sensational move to Golden State Warriors in the off-season, should the National Basketball Association champions make the necessary room within their budget. The Warriors , on the other hand, are perhaps the best-run team in the league, which calls into question why they would want to upset their balance by bringing in James. Read More »

Better than Salah - Everton fans rave about attacker display v Leicester


He is Everton's third signing of the January window, following the arrivals of winger Theo Walcott from Arsenal and striker Cenk Tosun from Besiktas. He's an example to every player at this football club. Allardyce admitted afterwards that he did not intend to leave the 29-year-old on for the full 90 minutes, but he was simply too good to take off in a deserved 2-1 win . Read More »

Will Rob Gronkowski play in the Patriots Eagles Super Bowl?


According to Mike Reiss of ESPN , Gronkowski was able to participate in a limited fashion in Wednesday's practice. Tom Brady , wearing only black tape on his injured right throwing hand, practiced in full. A red jersey means no contact. This leaves optimism for Brady while heading into his eighth Super Bowl appearance. "When you're in a system for as long as he's been, there are a lot of things that are habits that get ingrained, which they should be. Read More »

Isaiah Canaan suffers terrible leg injury, carted away


Canaan was driving to the basket in transition just before the end of the first quarter. The Twitter community was quick to react to both the gruesome nature of the injury and the commendable calm reaction from the injured player. Canaan had to be carried off the court on a stretcher and according to AZ Central, Canaan was diagnosed with a left ankle fracture . Canaan, 26, is in his fifth year in the league with his fourth different team. Read More »