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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: LA Galaxy striker scores his first MLS hat-trick Zlatan Ibrahimovic: LA Galaxy striker scores his first MLS hat-trick
- July 30, 2018

The Swede who was named as the Man of the Match has now scored 15 goals in 17 appearances. The Lions held a one-goal lead on three separate occasions. Kamara returned the favor with a flawless cross, and Ibrahimovic sent a diving header beyond Edwards to make it 3-3. And he completed his first MLS hat-trick, and secured the points, on 71 minutes, smashing home a half-volley following a weak defensive clearance. (more...)
Leicester manager Puel responds to 'angry' Man Utd counterpart Mourinho Leicester manager Puel responds to 'angry' Man Utd counterpart Mourinho
- July 30, 2018

Maguire helped England reach the semi-finals and is now reportedly wanted by Manchester United , while Denmark goalkeeper Schmeichel is believed to be in the sights of Chelsea . "He was angry about being without his global players and the difficulty to prepare his game". Maguire played every minute of Leicester's Premier League campaign last season but rose to stardom during the World Cup. (more...)
Barcelona clear Digne for expected Everton move Barcelona clear Digne for expected Everton move
- July 30, 2018

It has been reported that the 25-year-old left-back will move to the Toffees in a £22 million deal. The Blaugrana have now confirmed via their social channels that the French defender was allowed to leave the club's pre-season tour in the U.S. (more...)
Pep Guardiola praises young team after City's comeback win over Bayern Munich Pep Guardiola praises young team after City's comeback win over Bayern Munich
- July 30, 2018

Two goals from substitute Bernardo Silva helped Manchester City come from 2-0 down to end a run of two defeats in this International Champions Cup campaign with youngster Lukas Nmecha scoring in between. "Pep said it's been a great experience for us and he knows better", Brahim, 18, told reporters. "But if you were asking me the team to beat, I'd still say it will be them". (more...)
Man United receive triple injury blow ahead of Real Madrid game Man United receive triple injury blow ahead of Real Madrid game
- July 30, 2018

Speaking after United's 4-1 friendly defeat to Liverpool , in which Bailly was a late addition to the side, Mourinho told reporters: "Bailly was not going to play". He says a number of those will also miss the start of the Premier League season against Leicester at Old Trafford on August 10. "I have learned nothing from this game", said Mourinho. (more...)
Lucas Digne transfer: Barcelona clear full-back for expected Everton move
- July 30, 2018

United primarily targeted Samuel Umtiti and Raphael Varane but the World Cup winners made a decision to stay put at Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively. The Colombian centre-back has also attracted apparent interest from Wolves, Manchester United and Leicester City and would reportedly cost around £20m. (more...)
Prediction: Mikey Garcia stops Robert Easter inside eight Prediction: Mikey Garcia stops Robert Easter inside eight
- July 30, 2018

Spence would prefer to unify welterweight world titles, but those fights are not available to him at the moment. When the 12th came and went with both fighters still upright, it was clear that Garcia had the points necessary. Easter closed the second with some sharp jabs to the head. "We're going to take the fight". "He had a great game plan which was to use that reach and I had to figure out the timing and finding that range that suited me best". (more...)
Tamim, Mahmudullah set up series win for Bangladesh Tamim, Mahmudullah set up series win for Bangladesh
- July 30, 2018

Bangladesh's opening batsman Tamim Iqbal scored his 11th ODI hundred and helped his side to score a formidable 301 for 6 in the decider third ODI against West Indies on Saturday before the hosts fell short by 18 runs in the end. Yet it should never have come to the final over drama, especially after the flying start in which Bangladesh raced to their fastest-ever fifty in ODIs - off 4.4 overs - and were 71 for one by the seventh over and apparently cruising. (more...)
Qatar World Cup 22 'deliberately sabotaged other bids' to host cup Qatar World Cup 22 'deliberately sabotaged other bids' to host cup
- July 30, 2018

The alleged goal of the campaign was to create a narrative that the bids, also including those of South Korea and Japan, were not being adequately supported domestically. One of the core criteria considered by FIFA, world football's governing body, is said to be that the bids should have a strong backing from domestic populations. (more...)
Atlanta Open: Cameron Norrie loses to Ryan Harrison in semi-final Atlanta Open: Cameron Norrie loses to Ryan Harrison in semi-final
- July 30, 2018

On the other side, Kyrgios and partner Jeremy Chardy are set to clash against USA's Denis Kudla and Frances Tiafoe in the doubles first round. The effort disappeared late in the opening set as opponent and world number 73, Cameron Norrie , took the opener. (more...)
Aston Villa make move for Woodburn Aston Villa make move for Woodburn
- July 30, 2018

Green will need to work hard to get into the side, but with Robert Snodgrass unlikely to return to Villa Park this summer, Bruce will certainly have to rely on youth a little bit more. The Mirror has now claimed that Tottenham's "dithering" has backfired and that Grealish could be set to stay at Aston Villa after the club's new owners blocked his departure. (more...)
Ex-Real Madrid GM Mijatovic: Florentinto and Ronaldo did NOT get along Ex-Real Madrid GM Mijatovic: Florentinto and Ronaldo did NOT get along
- July 30, 2018

As per a report by Sky Sports , around 26 percent of people voted for England's World Cup 2018 Golden Boot victor. More than a quarter of the 200,000 people who voted opted for Kane, with Cavani and Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi the next most popular, each taking 14 percent. (more...)
Vettel fastest in Hungary but Mercedes in a spin Vettel fastest in Hungary but Mercedes in a spin
- July 30, 2018

After 12 of 21 races, defending champion Hamilton has the momentum. Team boss Wolff said: "It wasn't realistic for us to win". I'm really happy for Lewis. "I still had my nose on the inside into Turn 2, he was on the outside". He turned in early and there was nowhere to go. "I have not called a meeting with the bosses for Toto saying I was the ideal wing man in this race", read the statement. (more...)
Claude Puel: I think Leicester City can keep Harry Maguire
- July 30, 2018

The Daily Star says a source close to the Old Trafford boss revealed last night Mourinho fears bosses are more concerned with finances than winning the Premier League or the Champions League. Leicester City manager Claude Puel has stated that both Kasper Schmeichel and Harry Maguire were not for sale this summer and that the Foxes are confident of holding onto their star duo. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton - Sebastian Vettel would have caught me in clear air
- July 30, 2018

Vettel only got past the other Mercedes with a handful of laps left, by which point Hamilton was comfortably clear - his final margin of victory was 17 seconds. Hamilton said: "We came here knowing Ferrari would be really quick this weekend, but to come out with these points, we'll definitely take it as a bonus". (more...)
Yanks send relievers Shreve, Gallegos to Cards for 1B Voit Yanks send relievers Shreve, Gallegos to Cards for 1B Voit
- July 30, 2018

He is batting.300 with 10 home runs and 37 RBIs at Triple-A Memphis. Though Voit can play third base and a corner outfield spot in addition to his natural position of first base, most scouts see him as nothing more than a DH. Having recently acquired Britton, Shreve was on borrowed time in the Bronx. "I knew we had to make the move". Shreve is 2-2 with a 4.14 ERA in 39 games this season. (more...)
Darmian can leave Man United for the right price, says Mourinho Darmian can leave Man United for the right price, says Mourinho
- July 30, 2018

Darmian continued onto say " last season I didn't play much " which is not what any player wants and for this reason, Darmian revealed he " spoke with the manager and the club about my future " and they are now clear were the defender stands. (more...)
Mesut Ozil Reveals His Excitement About Being Chosen As Captain On Saturday Mesut Ozil Reveals His Excitement About Being Chosen As Captain On Saturday
- July 29, 2018

It's all my life, ' he told The Straits Times (via Metro ). "Now I know all of my team-mates, I know the club, I know how English football is, it's totally different, but now I'm more ready", Lacazette added. The new Arsenal coach will enjoy seeing his friends who he only left two months ago, but right now he is focusing on getting the Gunners fully prepared for the opening League game against Man City. (more...)
Klopp reveals why Liverpool won't sign another defender
- July 29, 2018

The people there decided the beach is better than this, so the stadium was empty. Saturday's game was watched by a crowd of 101,254, but Mourinho told them afterwards that he would not have paid to see what was served up by the two teams. (more...)
'Convinced' Leicester defender Maguire waiting on call from Man Utd 'Convinced' Leicester defender Maguire waiting on call from Man Utd
- July 29, 2018

Interestingly, the final three names are highly-regarded prospects but not quite the finished article - which Jose Mourinho would probably like to avoid given the signing of Victor Lindelof a year ago. Let us know in the comments section below. He said: "I would get two more players". "We will see what happens". "So I think a team working for six weeks minimum with all the players except one defender and one striker that can join in the last weekend and probably be available, it's ... (more...)
French team finally snares Tour stage win French team finally snares Tour stage win
- July 29, 2018

But Thomas, a key helper in Froome's previous four Tour wins, stepped up to the plate when required, countering unsafe attacks and threats from rivals, and sprinting to claim precious bonus seconds to show he was fully deserving of what was a historic win for Wales. (more...)
European Open: Bryson DeChambeau takes early lead with 6-under 66 European Open: Bryson DeChambeau takes early lead with 6-under 66
- July 29, 2018

And with rounds of 66 and 68, he is on course to do so, on 10 under with England's Richard McEvoy and Austrian Matthias Schwab his nearest pursuers and Patrick Reed a further shot behind. That left him in a large group, including compatriot David Horsey and Scotland's David Drysdale , on three under. Among those a shot better off were Welshman Bradley Dredge , and English pair Steven Brown and Oliver Fisher . (more...)
Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two at sodden Hungaroring Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two at sodden Hungaroring
- July 29, 2018

Hamilton secured pole with a brilliant last lap in the rain on Saturday, while Vettel started a modest fourth behind Raikkonen and Bottas. Ferrari pitted Raikkonen for a second tire change on Lap 39, and Vettel finally came in the next lap. (more...)
Wayne Rooney’s First MLS Goal Was Against Ex-Teammate Tim Howard Wayne Rooney’s First MLS Goal Was Against Ex-Teammate Tim Howard
- July 29, 2018

The former England captain was forced off the field in stoppage time after suffering a bloody nose while defending. Rooney successfully defended a corner in the last minute to retain the lead, but in the meantime, he suffered a horrific broken nose. (more...)
Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas rides toward triumph in Paris
- July 29, 2018

Pundits agreed that the 21-year-old Egan Bernal, who produced some fantastic work in the mountains for his leaders on his Tour debut, would probably soon win the three-week race. The reigning world TT champion Tom Dumoulin might have found his normal routine out of order before Saturday's stage 20 time trial at the Tour de France. (more...)

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