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by | October 02, 2018 | 16:17

Regardless of what happened when Thomas was carted off the field, everyone should hope that the injury isn't as serious as it looks. During an interview with 710 ESPN Seattle on Monday , Carroll went out of his way to defend Thomas for the incident and said that people who are rushing to judgement just "don't understand".

by | October 01, 2018 | 12:45

The Puerto Rican edged a close match 7-6 (12/10) 7-5 in two hours and 26 minutes, but she needed seven match points to get over the line. But her mobility was clearly impaired when she returned to the court and Kontaveit was able to secure the first set with flourishing winners before moving into a dominant position in the second.

by | October 01, 2018 | 09:47

Despite their poor points total on the road, Brighton are good at limiting their opponents and last season only five of their 19 away games (26%) went over 2.5 goals - their visit to the Etihad (3-1) being one of them. Pep Guardiola's side had 28 attempts at goal , while the visitors had just four. In order to do so, City needs to take care of business. "Two teams, full throttle!" said a delighted Klopp afterwards.

by | October 01, 2018 | 09:01

That the Chilean was deemed not good enough to make Jose Mourinho's 18-man squad for such a shambolic display at the London Stadium speaks volumes for Sanchez's slide since joining United in January. Sources have told ESPN FC the Chilean was dropped after a heated meeting with Mourinho last week where the United boss expressed his concern at the forward's performance level this season.

by | September 28, 2018 | 10:59

Turkey is now a four-time losing candidate after failed bids to host Euro 2008, 2012 and 2016. 'The procedure was transparent and the vote was democratic and I believe every democratic decision is the right one. In 2015, German weekly Der Spiegel claimed that Germany paid €6.7 million (around $7.8 million) in bribes to secure the 2006 World Cup. According to the evaluation report, all the proposed stadiums meet the minimal requirement regarding the net seating capacities.

by | September 28, 2018 | 10:37

Current United boss Jose Mourinho stripped Pogba , 25, of the vice-captaincy this week, and video footage showed a tense exchange at training yesterday. There's talk of Mourinho going before him, but I'd be disgraced if Ed Woodward allowed that to happen. "You are the anti-captain", he said directly to Pogba .

by | September 28, 2018 | 09:49

I am very happy with Danny Welbeck ". "But also, I want the first XI with the performance and I want other players [on the bench], when I am looking back I want to see good players looking forward to help the game for us". For Brentford , they return to their Sky Bet Championship promotion bid with manager Dean Smith making seven changes. "We want to progress as far as we can in the tournament - if you can draw the lowest team at home in the draw then it gives you the best chance of ...

by | September 27, 2018 | 14:45

It was vintage Woods, wowing the Golf crowd all over again. His sizzling start on Saturday - six birdies in the first seven holes - gave him a cushion; he entered the final round with a three-shot lead. "I was kind of waiting for a break all day, waiting for a putt to drop or something good to happen, and it just wasn't really happening through the back nine".

by | September 26, 2018 | 14:40

It was the Japanese player who appeared the more worn out, however, and Osaka , who had not dropped a set during the tournament, hit a series of unforced errors and showed none of the poise and power that secured her a first Grand Slam title.

by | September 26, 2018 | 14:08

Antonio Rudiger's injury against West Ham led to Cahill's first appearance of the season as he stepped off the bench at the London Stadium, but the England global has failed to even make the majority of his side's match day squads in 2018-19.

by | September 26, 2018 | 12:33

Maestro: Roger Federer has again proven too strong for Australia's Nick Kyrgios . Djokovic, who was making his Laver Cup singles debut, partnered with Roger Federer in doubles on Friday night where they lost to Anderson and Sock. This year's Laver Cup takes place at the United Center in Chicago from September 21 to 23. Team Europe need another six points to retain the title they won in the inaugural competition a year ago.

by | September 25, 2018 | 05:43

Australia's Riley McGree has been controversially overlooked for Fifa's Puskas Award, with Liverpool's Mohamed Salah winning the coveted gong for goal of the season on Monday. But people were left bemused and furious by the verdict which saw Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning overhead kicks in the Champions League for Real Madrid get overlooked.

by | September 25, 2018 | 04:41

FC Barcelona's Argentine forward Lionel Messi , and Juventus' Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be attending The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018, Mundo Deportivo reported. "Obviously I would have liked them to be here but they aren't". Three World Cup winners were included in the FIFA FIFPRO World XI , but there was no place for Liverpool star Mohamed Salah .

by | September 25, 2018 | 03:24

Asked why United hadn't caused Wolves more problems, Pogba responded by suggesting some of his teammates were too static: "I can't tell you because I'm a player - it's not me". 'That's my way of thinking - we should move better, we should move more'. Maybe he's right, I don't know. Speaking of his opponents in his post-match press conference, the Manchester United manager said: "Wolves, by the way they faced the game, I think they deserve it".

by | September 25, 2018 | 03:11

Billy Horschel closed the gap to four shots after after a four-under-par final round 66, but Woods looked to be in control. Woods won the Tour Championship at East Lake here in Atlanta on Sunday with an already famous wire-to-wire success and the tributes soon began flooding in.

by | September 25, 2018 | 02:07

According to a few reports , Butler listed the Los Angeles Clippers , Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks as his ideal landing spots. All three teams will have maximum salary slots available next season. Butler was traded to the Wolves from the Chicago Bulls past year. He was scheduled to become a free agent after this season. The Timberwolves cemented Karl-Anthony Towns as the face of their franchise on Saturday, reaching an agreement with the center on a 5-year, $190 million supermax ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 22:46

One of the few weak links on the defense this season has been the pass rush, although they had their best all-around performance on Sunday. Dak Prescott went just 19-of-34 for 168 yards and two interceptions. "Me being a leader on the team, me being a better player on this team, I got to do a better job of taking care of the ball". I love Seattle. I'm hopeful these guys call my agent and we work something out.

by | September 24, 2018 | 21:17

Liverpool players will be confident of picking up two wins against Chelsea this coming week given the form they are in as well as wanting to maintain their flawless start to the season, winning seven from seven in all competitions. "We have started to work together 35, 40 days ago". "It was too slow, moving the ball to create the gaps or our movements without the ball, and that is why we couldn't score.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:44

They may remain just outside the relegation zone, but the signs suggest that West Ham have definitely turned a corner, having collected all of their points in the last two games. Hazard nearly teed up Morata with a flick inside the penalty area, and within seconds the striker was in on goal again only to be denied by another excellent Fabianski save.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:37

For all their achievements, 2013 US Open champion Rose and four-times major victor McIlroy know that beating Woods would be a career highlight. He opened with a 62 at Aronimink two weeks ago on a rain-softened course and stayed within five shots of the lead the rest of the way until he tied for sixth.