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Dortmund firm on Dembele Dortmund firm on Dembele
- August 18, 2017

Liverpool have rejected an offer worth £90m but have since seen Coutinho request to leave. "Every team in the world would miss a creative player in whichever position of his quality, that's not too cool but I am already used to it...that's how football works". (more...)
Lukaku hopes to score again in Man United-Swansea clash Lukaku hopes to score again in Man United-Swansea clash
- August 18, 2017

Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang. Tomorrow they head to Wales to face a Swansea team who look in real trouble following the departure of Gylfi Sigurdsson and injury to Fernando Llorente . (more...)
Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem protest Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem protest
- August 18, 2017

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins was not alone on Thursday night in his attempt to show his displeasure with how he feels minorities are treated in this country . Long criticized President Donald Trump's response to the racial tension and violence. He laid them out in a statement last week, and encouraged his fellow National Football League players to join him. (more...)
Barcelona chief admits signing Coutinho will now be tall order
- August 18, 2017

Former Barcelona player Luis Suarez has said that Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho are not the solution to Barcelona's problems, according to the Daily Express . And Klopp, who confirmed Coutinho will remain on the sidelines for Saturday's home game with Crystal Palace , told a media conference: "I don't know why other people are saying what they're saying". (more...)
Man City out to show why they're Premier League favourites Man City out to show why they're Premier League favourites
- August 18, 2017

Despite their sixth-placed finish last season, Lingard believes United's trophy haul - and subsequent Champions League qualification - has altered the atmosphere at Old Trafford , which has only benefited their arrivals during the transfer window. (more...)
Matic: Mourinho the reason for Man Utd move Matic: Mourinho the reason for Man Utd move
- August 18, 2017

Smalling, who was speaking at the creation of a mural by graffiti artist Alec Monopoly in conjunction with Manchester United's official timekeeper TAG Heuer, put Matic's quick start down to two things. But Manchester is Manchester. 'I think his age helps and obviously he comes from a club in the Premier League so he's not needed very long to settle in at all, ' he explained. (more...)
Man Utd not giving up on target; £39m offer still on table
- August 18, 2017

Perisic has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer after Jose Mourinho identified him as a prime transfer target but the Red Devils have struggled to agree a deal with Inter. United have bid £39m for the Croatia winger but the San Siro side has not budged as they aim for a top-four Serie A finish and a return to the Champions League. (more...)
Mourinho, Zidane, Conte norminated for FIFA Coach of the Year Mourinho, Zidane, Conte norminated for FIFA Coach of the Year
- August 18, 2017

Holland forward Vivianne Miedema is also a contender for The Best FIFA Women's Player , while Carli Lloyd , who spent part of last season on loan at Manchester City, is another among the 10 shortlisted. The shortlists were decided by two panels of what Federation Internationale de Football Association call "renowned experts from across the six confederations". (more...)
Liverpool should make move for Julian Draxler Liverpool should make move for Julian Draxler
- August 18, 2017

The Germany worldwide has not featured in either of his side's opening two matches of the Ligue 1 season having been given an extended summer break following his exploits at the Confederations Cup. And with the player unwanted at PSG, Barcelona and Arsenal could both come in with an offer for the German global, who is available for £32 million. (more...)
Dangote to Penetrate Europe, America with $50b Investment Dangote to Penetrate Europe, America with $50b Investment
- August 18, 2017

Dangote Group would consider investment in Asia and Mexico, but would focus mainly on the U.S. and Europe, he said, adding that, "I think renewable energy is the way to go forward, and the future". "Someone will give them an offer that will make them seriously consider walking away". If his takeover bid was successful, he would fire Wenger immediately. (more...)
Arsenal Flop Set For £10 Million Move Away From The Emirates Arsenal Flop Set For £10 Million Move Away From The Emirates
- August 18, 2017

The Mirror's John Cross also reported Gabriel is due to move to the Spanish side and that the deal is "a major blow for Arsenal's recruitment policy as he was the first player initially identified on the basis of his statistics for Villarreal". (more...)
Man City bid for Jonny Evans turned down by West Brom - Pulis Man City bid for Jonny Evans turned down by West Brom - Pulis
- August 18, 2017

Still, we never thought we'd live in a world where he's a £22million-plus player. Pulis said: "We've turned down an offer for Jonny". The Northern Ireland worldwide might not be able to slot straight into the City starting lineup, but the defender would be a good back-up option and would add depth to Pep Guardiola's side. (more...)
Head coach Brian Kelly says fundraising ruined Notre Dame's season Head coach Brian Kelly says fundraising ruined Notre Dame's season
- August 18, 2017

The Irish face Michigan State this season, Michigan and Northwestern in 2018, and on Monday finalized neutral-site games against Wisconsin in 2020 (Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin) and 2021 (Soldier Field in Chicago). The heralded program also missed out on a bowl game for the first time since 2009. As told to Hayes, one of Kelly's explanations for Notre Dame's disappointing performance was that he spent too much time "fundraising for a football-only facility and not enough making ... (more...)
Simona Halep keeps hopes alive of becoming world No 1 in Cincinnati Simona Halep keeps hopes alive of becoming world No 1 in Cincinnati
- August 18, 2017

Halep was a victor in straight sets against Anastasija Sevastova , while fourth seed Muguruza fended off four match points in her victory over Madison Keys . In men, the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov erased a decline of 1-4 in the second round and he defeated Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-5. Court conditions more suitable for Olympic swim star Michael Phelps than tennis stars had U.S. (more...)
Chelsea threaten to take legal action against one of their own players Chelsea threaten to take legal action against one of their own players
- August 18, 2017

Costa does admit that the club has offered him a place on the reserves in order to train until an offer comes in, but even that feels like an insult to the Brazilian. "My desire is to go to Atlético". "I am not a criminal and I am not in the wrong here". Tarkowski, signed from Chelsea's West London neighbours Brentford in January 2016, was like a magnet to the ball, repelling Chelsea attacks, and he said: "It seemed to be coming at me". (more...)
Tyler the Creator Denies Having A Boyfriend At 15 Tyler the Creator Denies Having A Boyfriend At 15
- August 18, 2017

In July, excerpts of some of the lyrics off his new album Flower Boy made its way online. "If that's not open minded, I don't know what is". Tyler did not elaborate on his romantic affair and instead moved on to topics surrounding his career. (more...)
Nigeria's Aliko Dangote to invest up to $50bn in US, Europe Nigeria's Aliko Dangote to invest up to $50bn in US, Europe
- August 18, 2017

Aliko Dangote , while speaking with Bloomberg Market magazine, has revealed his intention to invest about $20bn to $50bn in the renewable energy and petrochemical industries in U.S and Europe. and Europe, he said, adding that, "I think renewable energy is the way to go forward, and the future". In 2015, he began building a 650,000 barrel-a-day refinery near Lagos, Nigeria's main commercial hub, and he's constructing gas pipelines to the city from Nigeria's oil region with USA private equity ... (more...)
Astros, Rangers break out the bats Astros, Rangers break out the bats
- August 18, 2017

He is 4-2 with a 2.88 ERA (13 earned runs/45.2 innings pitched) in his last six day outings with 51 strikeouts. I've taken a lot of pride in doing better against lefties this year, not trying to hit homers off of them. Charlie Blackmon had three hits and hit a ninth-inning homer for the Rockies, who lost for the seventh time in 10 games. NOTES: Diamondbacks OF David Peralta is expected to rejoin the starting lineup Thursday after reinstatement from the paternity list. (more...)
Vivegam trailer: Ajith's action avatar unveiled Vivegam trailer: Ajith's action avatar unveiled
- August 18, 2017

The actor made his debut in Tollywood after which he made his move to Kollywood. This action thriller has been in shoot from the past one year and it has been wrapped up last month. We are only a week away from one of the biggest releases of 2017, Vivegam! Editor Ruben, who seems to understand the pulse of Ajith fans, has cut an interesting trailer that shows the rise, fall and the rise of the protagonist. (more...)
Barcelona confirm Paulinho €40m arrival as Sergio Busquets demands more signings Barcelona confirm Paulinho €40m arrival as Sergio Busquets demands more signings
- August 18, 2017

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has attempted to play down his side's heavy aggregate defeat to Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana. "To replace Neymar who is a unique player with very special talent and a one-on-one ability that no one else has in this sport will be hard". (more...)
Jay Cutler makes solid debut for Dolphins Jay Cutler makes solid debut for Dolphins
- August 18, 2017

Cutler ended 3 of 6 passing for 24 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions. "I landed right on my right shoulder and didn't feel anything". The 12-year veteran received an ovation from the home crowd at Hard Rock Stadium when he entered the game. (more...)
Swansea City targeting Swansea City targeting "two or three" more additions claims Paul Clement
- August 18, 2017

The saga has dragged on for most of the summer with Swansea initially valuing the 27-year-old at £50m. Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find themselves vulnerable to late raids for key players in the final days of the window. (more...)
Madrid beats Barca 2-0 without Ronaldo to win Super Cup Madrid beats Barca 2-0 without Ronaldo to win Super Cup
- August 18, 2017

After the pre-season matches, both the teams are getting ready for their official matches today. With Ronaldo banned for shoving the referee in the first leg, Asensio was given a starting spot and made an instant impact. But despite having five midfielders , Barcelona never established control. "There are no invincible teams - if there is a certainty in this sport, it's that we are going to lose eventually", Valverde said. (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki beats Ashleigh Barty — WTA Tour review Caroline Wozniacki beats Ashleigh Barty — WTA Tour review
- August 18, 2017

She said after the win; "It's an honour to walk out on the the same court as Venus, to play against her and share the court with her". "She's a genuine champion of the game and paved the way for us young players coming through". The straight-sets win was her second in two matches, but it had not been as easy as it looked, she said. Stosur had held Australia's top women's ranking for a record 442 weeks, but will find herself as the country's No3 when she arrives in NY for the final grand slam ... (more...)
Emmitt Smith on Colin Kaepernick: 'Somebody needs to give him a chance' Emmitt Smith on Colin Kaepernick: 'Somebody needs to give him a chance'
- August 18, 2017

But does it really harm the experience that much when an athlete asks us all to stop and think about something before watching the game? "And they talked about 'the 49er way", Lynch said of the Bay Area legends via Phil Barber of Press Democrat. (more...)