• Manchester United stars encourage Fred in tunnel on debut game against Leicester
Manchester United stars encourage Fred in tunnel on debut game against Leicester

Barcelona director Ariedo Braida has admitted that his club are unlikely to move for Manchester United star Paul Pogba . It's been widely claimed for quite some time that Pogba doesn't get along with Jose Mourinho , who made comments after the victory that appear to verify some tension between the club manager and CEO Ed Woodward.

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  • Frank Lampard reveals why Leeds United beat Derby in Championship demolition job
Frank Lampard reveals why Leeds United beat Derby in Championship demolition job

Frank Lampard admitted his side were beaten by far the better team at Pride Park on Saturday, and that there are many lessons to be learned. Leeds got back in front through Kemar Roofer, scoring a looping header not all that dissimilar to Lawrence's winning goal for Derby last weekend.

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  • Naby Keita starts for Liverpool in Premier League opener vs West Ham
Naby Keita starts for Liverpool in Premier League opener vs West Ham

The Reds, at Anfield and with some new stars in the lineup, destroyed West Ham 4-0 on Sunday to start off the league season on a flawless note. Mane is pleased to be already off the mark. We have a poor record in the North West, and the Champions League runners up are chasing trophies. After last season's painful and horrid ending to a fairy ...

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  • Extraordinary bowling records held by James Anderson
Extraordinary bowling records held by James Anderson

The last time it happened to an England cricketer was when off-spinner Gareth Batty was not called upon in an innings and 261-run hammering of Bangladesh at Lord´s in 2005. But credit to England , they were clinical. But I can not help but feel there is going to be nothing but an England series win. He now has 553 Test wickets and is just 10...

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  • Man Utd ace Pogba: I've learned from all my captains
Man Utd ace Pogba: I've learned from all my captains

The Dutchman's honours in Manchester include four Premier League titles- three consecutive between 2006 and 2009- and memorably saved the decisive penalty from Nicolas Anelka to win the Champions League for Manchester United over Chelsea in Moscow in 2008.

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  • Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium isn't ready
Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium isn't ready

Pochettino will make late decisions over the involvement of Harry Kane , Dele Alli , Jan Vertonghen and Hugo Lloris as they lack match practice having arrived late for pre-season training following the World Cup. Spurs can lift their performances a few levels above what they produced in the north east of England; how often Newcastle can per...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores on Juventus debut, but his side falls 3-2
Cristiano Ronaldo scores on Juventus debut, but his side falls 3-2

They were rewarded with a goal in the friendly between Juve's first XI and a youth "B" team from their new hero, who also took the time out to sign autographs and pose for selfies while many of his teammates sloped off to the dressing room.

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  • Tiger, Rory, major champs together in spotlight at 100th PGA
Tiger, Rory, major champs together in spotlight at 100th PGA

A walk from the driving range to the 10th tee at Bellerive took longer than usual for Justin Thomas . Players like Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy , Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas have already tasted major success. The most recent was at the British Open, when he had the lead in the final round for two holes in the final round until fading to a...

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  • England vs India 2nd Test, Day 3: Hosts lose openers Jennings, Cook
England vs India 2nd Test, Day 3: Hosts lose openers Jennings, Cook

Heavy rain is expected for much of Sunday, but England have put themselves in an ideal position to win this Test and take a 2-0 lead in the series. LONDON: Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes scored the first fifties of the match as England recovered to build a significant first-innings lead in the second Test against India at Lord's on S...

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  • Andre Gomes loaned to Everton for 2.6 million euros
Andre Gomes loaned to Everton for 2.6 million euros

Having only made the move to Europe in January after joining Barça from Brazilian club Palmeiras and playing relatively little football in Spain, Mina is largely unknown to English audiences but for a dramatic late goal he scored against the Three Lions at the World Cup.

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  • Dez Bryant interested in Browns but not ready to play yet
Dez Bryant interested in Browns but not ready to play yet

Bryant's contention is that he has indeed been in communication with the Browns. A lot of that has been attributed to the quarterback play as Tony Romo missed most of 2015 and Dak Prescott and Bryant never formed a bond the past two seasons on the field.

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  • Jose Mourinho lists second-place finish among 'greatest achievements'
Jose Mourinho lists second-place finish among 'greatest achievements'

Ivan Perisic, the Croatia global, also featured prominently on Mourinho's wish list but it now seems that United's summer transfer business will be restricted to the arrivals of Fred , the injured Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant , signed from Stoke City as a third-choice goalkeeper.

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  • Bills' Benjamin dismisses Newton skirmish: 'I wasn't even trying to listen'
Bills' Benjamin dismisses Newton skirmish: 'I wasn't even trying to listen'

He called the team a "bad fit from the get-go". The comments that got the attention of Newton and plenty of other people - including Buffalo Coach Sean McDermott - featured this passage: "If you would've put me with any other quarterback, let's be real, you know what I'm saying? It just felt like I wasn't in that position".

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  • Jose Mourinho makes cryptic Manchester United Premier League title prediction
Jose Mourinho makes cryptic Manchester United Premier League title prediction

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have both been linked to Jerome Boateng , who was back in training with Bayern Munich on Thursday. Likewise, in his final campaign in the Spanish capital in 2012-13, Mourinho clashed with a number of senior players in a trophyless season.

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  • Everton complete triple deal for Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard
Everton complete triple deal for Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard

Manchester United and Lyon had both tracked Colombia worldwide Mina , who signed a five-year deal after Barca sanctioned his £27.2 million sale. "It looks as if Everton have won the race to win the Colombian centre-half". The Colombia global completed a £28.5million switch from Barcelona , having been the subject of interest from Mancheste...

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  • Ings joins Southampton in £20m deadline day move
Ings joins Southampton in £20m deadline day move

Liverpool have also agreed a 20 percent sell-on clause in the deal. Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has paid tribute to Danny Ings , after the striker left the club on Thursday evening. Jurgen Klopp would happily have kept him around as a squad option this season, but made allowances for the player as he sought to move on. New goalkeeper Al...

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  • Kepa Arrizabalaga aspiring to become Chelsea legend
Kepa Arrizabalaga aspiring to become Chelsea legend

Thibaut Courtois signed for Real Madrid on Thursday before revealing he is keen for former Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard to join him at the Bernabeu. "I'm coming into a club that has just won three Champions Leagues in a row and it's important to keep winning all the trophies we can", he said. "Nobody is guaranteed a starting spot and I have...

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  • NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for draft, recruiting
NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for draft, recruiting

Agents can pay for meals and transportation for players and their families if the expenses are related to the agent selection process. "Elite" high school prospects will be identified by USA Basketball. "Agents aren't gonna run around and sign guys and spend money for players that they don't think are gonna make it". Here's to hoping that the N...

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  • Tiger Woods takes ice bath, prepares for final major of year
Tiger Woods takes ice bath, prepares for final major of year

I'm just trying to make that little step from contending and getting into final groups to lifting trophies". Dealing with all the noise would be more exhausting than playing five of six weeks - the current expected schedule - but Woods has always been good about shutting out such distractions and going about his business.

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  • Stan Collymore predicts where Liverpool FC and Man United will finish
Stan Collymore predicts where Liverpool FC and Man United will finish

Premier League new boys Cardiff City, Fulham and Wolverhampton Wanderers all sit mid-table in our unique chart, and that promoted triumvirate will be eager to build on their decent records, but it's not such great viewing for Southampton (3 wins), Newcastle United (4 wins), Bournemouth (5 wins) and Everton (5 wins) fans, while Tottenh...

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  • Chelsea Set To Complete Loan Signing Of Real Madrid Midfielder Mateo Kovacic
Chelsea Set To Complete Loan Signing Of Real Madrid Midfielder Mateo Kovacic

The La Liga transfer window closes on 31 August and Kovacic wants to move away from Madrid before the transfer window shuts down. The Croatian midfielder had been linked with a move to Tottenham , who are enduring a bit of an injury crisis in midfield at the moment, but unsurprisingly Spurs have not made a viable offer for the player, de...

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  • Jose Mourinho Calls On Ed Woodward To Fix 'Difficult Season' Ahead
Jose Mourinho Calls On Ed Woodward To Fix 'Difficult Season' Ahead

According to the Daily Mirror , the Blues and the Red Devils are considering a deal that could see Brazil worldwide Willian move to Old Trafford, with former Monaco starlet Anthony Martial going the other way. "We'd all be sad", Alaba said. The Frenchman was said to have rejoined with the squad following the hard birth his partner had that ...

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  • 'We can get even better', Guardiola warns City's rivals
'We can get even better', Guardiola warns City's rivals

Joining from Shakhtar Donetsk for $NZ98 million, Fred likely will take up a position in midfield alongside anchorman Nemanja Matic and also Pogba, who should play in his preferred place on the left of a central three and have fewer defensive responsibilities.

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  • Liverpool make final decision on Nabil Fekir after Lyon demand £60m
Liverpool make final decision on Nabil Fekir after Lyon demand £60m

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hinted he may be open to sealing a final transfer ahead of Thursday's deadline and it remains to be seen whether Chelsea's apparent interest in Fekir could encourage the Reds to make a fresh move for a player who was one of their top transfer targets this summer.

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  • Wed. 8:22 pm: OSU names Day as acting coach
Wed. 8:22 pm: OSU names Day as acting coach

Meyer fired Zach Smith on July 24 after police issued a protective order against him at Courtney Smith's behest. She called the police after an incident that October, when Smith allegedly shoved her against the wall with his hands around her neck, "something he did very often", Courtney said.

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  • Arsenal nearly cut Alex Iwobi loose
Arsenal nearly cut Alex Iwobi loose

It indicates the scale of Emery's task in a season when Arsenal are again burdened with the Europa League and at a point when they can not be the biggest spenders. "I've learned from this and now I am happy to start a new season". Aubameyang and Lacazette have been playing well together and developing a friendship on and off the field.

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  • Zaha ready hand in transfer request to force Chelsea switch
Zaha ready hand in transfer request to force Chelsea switch

Spurs have been interested in signing the 22-year-old before, with ESPN reporting in April that Pochettino is a big fan of the 2016 Premier League title victor. Heading into the summer transfer window, Chelsea were in a precarious situation with Eden Hazard and Willian heavily linked with summer departures away from Stamford Bridge.

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  • Sarri ‘very confident’ Willian will stay - but is less sure about Courtois
Sarri ‘very confident’ Willian will stay - but is less sure about Courtois

I am happy about it. "I spoke yesterday with him about him being late, but not about his future", the manager said. The former Napoli manager was also asked whether he found the reason for Willian's tardiness odd and he was forthright with his response.

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  • Zinedine Zidane Favourite To Become The Next Manchester United Manager
Zinedine Zidane Favourite To Become The Next Manchester United Manager

The transfer window approaches its final days and a number of interesting rumors have been circulating as major clubs prepare for the 2018-2019 season. Throughout preseason, Mourinho has griped due to not having a full squad of players to work with and because the players he wanted to sign have not arrived.

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  • Reds goalkeeper reveals ‘crazy’ few weeks under Jurgen Klopp
Reds goalkeeper reveals ‘crazy’ few weeks under Jurgen Klopp

The Reds' asking price, which would see them look for £15 million ($20m) including add-ons, may prove a stumbling block, but the Baggies have expressed serious interest in Ojo, and could even look to arrange a loan-to-buy deal as they seek an immediate return to the Premier League .

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  • Johnson shares Canadian Open lead after 65
Johnson shares Canadian Open lead after 65

Tied for the third-round lead with Kevin Tway , Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim , Johnson shot a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory over Kim and An. Johnson's experience provided the early edge as he wasted no time breaking free with birdies at one and two, while the three co-leaders, who were all chasing their first PGA Tour titles, picked up ear...

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  • Bottas and Wolff clarify ‘wingman’ comments
Bottas and Wolff clarify ‘wingman’ comments

Vettel skidded off during the Hungarian Grand Prix's wet qualifying, enabling Hamilton to snatch a brilliant pole. It was Hamilton's record sixth win in Hungary, his fifth this season and the 67th of his career. "Apart from that, it wasn't an issue". Today's been an emotional rollercoaster in tricky conditions and so happy with the final resu...

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  • Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours
Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours

Chelsea have accepted a bid from Manchester United for Willian , and the Red Devils could also swoop for another Blues star before the transfer window closes. Sources told ESPN Brasil that Willian had to renew his passport, but the issue is now resolved and he is due to fly back to London on Tuesday night while the rest of Chelsea's squad t...

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  • Leicester to offer Maguire new contract to fend off Manchester United interest
Leicester to offer Maguire new contract to fend off Manchester United interest

Mourinho wants to sign a centre-back ahead of the start of Premier League season with him seemingly narrowing his choice down to two men. Darmian has played a full role for United in pre-season, even starting the 4-1 friendly loss to Liverpool despite stating his intention to leave, but his misery looks set to come to an end.

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  • Nationals float Bryce Harper, hoping for insane trade offer
Nationals float Bryce Harper, hoping for insane trade offer

Harper will be a free agent at season's end, and while he's not having an MVP-caliber season, he has the potential to be a real difference-maker for a contending team. The MLB trade deadline is set for 4 p.m. E.T. Stay tuned. In return for Harper, the Nationals would ask for multiple pitchers, a very high asking price for a player in Harper who w...

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