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Sports Mourinho hits out at Man Utd supporters and fixture schedule
Author: 0 Mourinho hits out at Man Utd supporters and fixture schedule

I am not enjoying that, honestly. "After that we lost boys that could be alternatives: Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah". "For Celta, in their words it's the most important match of their history". Celta need not look far for inspiration, having overcome a 1-0 home defeat against Shakhtar Donetsk to prevail 2-1 on aggregate in the last 32. "Of course, we knew we were not coming in our maximum power".

Sports Daniel Sturridge ready for Liverpool starting spot, says Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Daniel Sturridge ready for Liverpool starting spot, says Jurgen Klopp

Diego Costa? Did he miss one game? Eden Hazard, was he out for one game? Having not played for three months, it would be unwise to through him straight back in with Champions League football on the line. "Everything is still in our hands", added Klopp. For all of us, it was unlucky that, at important moments, he was not available. "The transfer talks we've had have been very positive so far but that doesn't mean that they will always work out".

Author: 0 Manchester City v Leicester Betting Tips

There was a large element of doubt about City's opener, Sterling possibly getting the slightest of touches on Silva's goalbound shot but in an offside position. The two sides face off in the early clash on Saturday, just after noon, here's everything you need to know about the game. The Citizens are in a good run of form and have lost only one of the last 14 games played, winning seven and drawing six.

Sports Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7
Author: 0 Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

Wall's arms waved wildly at the frenzied crowd in front of him, then he tugged hard on his jersey before leaping down to join the mob of teammates waiting for him. Isaiah Thomas missed a tough shot on the buzzer for the Celtics, who will host the series decider on Monday. Thomas didn't make excuses after the miss.

Sports Larsson scores twice as Oilers beat Ducks 5-3
Author: 0 Larsson scores twice as Oilers beat Ducks 5-3

The Oilers have scored three power-play goals over the first two games of the series, and the Ducks' penalty killing percentage through the postseason is a league-low 64 percent. That said, the Ducks have erased 0-2 series deficits twice since 2014, although they ended up eventually losing the series in both cases. The Ducks' lack of discipline was the deciding factor in Wednesday's loss.

Sports Could miss West Ham match
Author: 0 Could miss West Ham match

West Ham have also kept three clean sheets in a row and look much more settled in a 3-4-2-1 formation that Bilic has opted for of late. "We were not worse than 14 points that is for sure but they are experienced, cold as ice and they get the points".

Sports Yasir stars for Pakistan
Author: 0 Yasir stars for Pakistan

They were tottering on 93 for four at the end of day four and lost their last six wickets for 42 runs on Monday's final day to be all out for a disappointing 152. "I think once we do that, I back our bowlers to come out and get 20 wickets". While the batsmen's role in giving a first-innings cushion can't be overstated, it was the bowlers who ensured victory was possible despite losing nearly all of the second day to rain.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton faster than Valtteri Bottas in Spanish Grand Prix first practice

Four-time champion Vettel won three races in his first season at Ferrari after quitting Red Bull. Red Bull's Max Verstappen was fifth, just 0.250secs behind Raikkonen. Vettel suffered an early brief setback when he pulled up in the pit lane exit in his Ferrari with a rear wheel problem. Ferrari finished pre-season testing on top, and Hamilton said that while the latest upgrade to the Mercedes was not a game changer, the auto feels significantly different this weekend to how it did at ...

Sports Steve Agnew sympathises with Middlesbrough fans
Author: 0 Steve Agnew sympathises with Middlesbrough fans

Four of Boro's five Premier League wins this season have come at the Riverside Stadium. "Patrick has had a hard time of things over the last 18 months and I am really, really pleased for him", Agnew added. Boro made a double substitution in response, Grant Leadbitter and Viktor Fischer coming on, with Agnew's men getting a reprieve soon after as Long missed his spot-kick having been taken out himself by Guzan after being sent through on goal by Ryan Bertrand.

Sports After EPL title, Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte sets sights on FA Cup
Author: 0 After EPL title, Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte sets sights on FA Cup

Victory gives Antonio Conte's men an unassailable 10-point lead with three games left to play for the closest title contenders Tottenham Hotspurs, and this represents a remarkable turnaround from last season that saw them finish 10th. Adding to his already impressive list of achievements as a manager, Conte says his fierce dedication to the team's success made the match an nearly surreal occasion.

Sports Cleveland Browns sign 5th round draft pick, OT Rod Johnson
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns sign 5th round draft pick, OT Rod Johnson

After all, here he was, preparing to be the draft's No. 1 pick. "Most people wouldn't say that, but he's one of the greatest, if not the greatest, pass rushers", said Garrett. They'll take the field for the first time Friday. "Then they can take me under their wing". "I'm going to be a playmaker", Garrett said on his first day of rookie minicamp.

Sports Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Dos Santos
Author: 0 Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Dos Santos

Let's take a look at their first fight ... It was exciting and action-packed as both fighters exchanged punches for almost the whole fight. "It's a new fight every time , and there's (a title) strapped to it, some hardware everyone wants, but I'm going to go out there and do my job", Miocic said.

Sports Bale in fitness race to make CL final
Author: 0 Bale in fitness race to make CL final

In the first leg of their Champions League semifinal last week, Real Madrid's fans unfurled a banner meant to remind Atlético Madrid and its fans of Real's recent dominance over their city rivals in the tournament. They knew Atletico had tried everything possible, but the damage had been done eight days before in the Bernabeu stadium. The celebrations for Real Madrid were short lived on Wednesday night after their momentous triumph in the Champions League .

Sports Chase, Holder give West Indies edge
Author: 0 Chase, Holder give West Indies edge

Pakistan's bowler Mohammad Amir runs to deliver a ball on day one of the first Test match between West Indies and Pakistan at the Sabina Park in Kingston. But the West Indies dominated from then on. Roston Chase says he will be targeting his maiden double hundred on today's second day as he looks to put West Indies in a strong position in the second Test against Pakistan at Kensington Oval .

Sports Sunderland fans turn on David Moyes as relegation is confirmed
Author: 0 Sunderland fans turn on David Moyes as relegation is confirmed

The young England global has been one of the few bright sparks this season for Sunderland with some impressive displays between the sticks. Cascarino was surprised with Moyes' vague comments after the match, as not many Premier League clubs would want him after such a poor campaign.

Author: 0 Cahill eager to get Chelsea Premier League title party started

He is the only Chelsea player to have played in every single minute of their league campaign and he has produced more passes than any other player in the Premier League, so far, this season. "In this moment the most important thing is to be focussed on the moment because that is very important", he said. The "Special One" was long gone by the time Chelsea defeated Wigan 8-0 on the final day of the season to lift English football's leading prize again four years after they had previously done ...

Sports Broncos add a bunch of tough guys in the draft
Author: 0 Broncos add a bunch of tough guys in the draft

Just to get the call was one of the greatest feelings I think I've ever had. "He did. I'm glad it's over with for him". "He asked if I was ready to be a Denver Bronco and I was like, 'yes sir, I am'". The 253rd and final pick of the draft, Kelly has a long list of run-ins with police and coaches. Elway's first draft, where he nabbed superstar Von Miller with the second overall pick, included Moore and Franklin, who combined to start 111 games in four seasons before leaving Denver as free ...

Sports Suarez double keeps Barca level with Real
Author: 0 Suarez double keeps Barca level with Real

The Catalans are level on points with Real Madrid but now lead the table thanks the head-to-head-records, after Lionel Messi led them to a dramatic 3-2 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on weekend. "We deserved the win and I am satisfied with what was a really professional performance from my players". On 85 minutes, Espanyol pressed the self-destruct button again as Aaron Martin completely missed his attempted clearance in the six-yard box, with the ball spinning to the feet of Suarez who ...

Author: 0 Tottenham's Son Heung-min is Premier League player of month

Mauricio Pochettino will be determined not to have a repeat of previous year when they fell off a cliff once their title challenge was over and they have the added motivation of this being their last ever game at White Hart Lane. "When you are young and you have the chance to play in the U20 World Cup, it's always fantastic to go and play". 'I think it's not fair to measure with me, as it is to measure with Wenger.

Sports Players' union wants Muntari yellow for racism complaint rescinded
Author: 0 Players' union wants Muntari yellow for racism complaint rescinded

The official then showed the former Ghana global midfielder a yellow card. "In the first half, I saw that there were some children in the group and so I turned to their parents and gave them my shirt, to set an example". Zeid called Muntari " an inspiration to all of us here at the United Nations human rights office" for taking a stand. Pescara coach Zdenek Zeman agreed with his player's interpretation of the events.

Sports Saints draft cornerback, offensive lineman in 1st round
Author: 0 Saints draft cornerback, offensive lineman in 1st round

Lattimore is the first OSU player taken in the draft this season, and the second Buckeye cornerback taken in the top-15 after Eli Apple was taken 10th last season by the New York Giants. "I didn't go on a visit though, but I talked to them at the combine". The Saints ranked 27th in defense last season, allowing 375.4 yards per game, and ranked last in yards allowed passing.

Sports LEADING OFF: Harvey back, Trout still out, Sabathia steps up
Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Harvey back, Trout still out, Sabathia steps up

That is unless they trade him, of course, and Yahoo's Tim Brown asked some Major League Baseball general managers, scouts, and talent evaluators to offer their opinion on where Harvey's trade value stands right now. Initial reports suggested the Mets suspended Harvey for "violating club rules". The Mets are desperately trying to distance themselves from the scandals that have plagued the team this season.

Sports Can the Angels beat the Rangers on the road? MLB Predictions 4/30/17
Author: 0 Can the Angels beat the Rangers on the road? MLB Predictions 4/30/17

Gomez needed only four at-bats for his first cycle since May 7, 2008, with the Minnesota Twins. How Rangers hitters fared: The Rangers scored four runs in the fifth to take a 4-2 lead. Salazar struck out six in 6⅓ innings. It led to three two-out runs over the fifth and sixth. Triggs (4-1) gave up five hits while setting career highs with seven innings and nine strikeouts.

Author: 0 Bonino scores late as Pens top Caps in Game 1

The Capitals held a team meeting after Saturday's game, and though players didn't want to get into specifics, forward T.J. Pageau scored a career-high four goals, including the victor 2:54 into the second overtime to lift the Senators to a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday, giving Ottawa a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Sports Stoke City vs Arsenal, Premier League 2016/17
Author: 0 Stoke City vs Arsenal, Premier League 2016/17

Kick-off is set for 5.30pm BST. Yes - the match will be televised on Sky Sports in the UK. Catch the highlights on Match of the Day at 10.20pm BST. Arsenal have failed to score in three of their last four Premier League visit to the bet365 Stadium , with two of those games ending goalless.

Sports Stoke City v Arsenal
Author: 0 Stoke City v Arsenal

The UK general election is apparently not something that has escaped Arsene Wenger's meticulous attention to detail as he echoed Theresa May's Tory rhetoric in urging Arsenal to remain "strong and stable" in their hunt of the top four. "I've got a decision to make and our aim is to achieve a positive result in our final home game , so I'll be picking a team that will hopefully go on to win the game for us".

Sports Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Stoke v Arsenal
Author: 0 Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Stoke v Arsenal

Arsenal have injury doubts over Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Laurent Koscielny for tomorrow evening's clash against Stoke City, while Mark Hughes has a relatively fully-fit squad to choose from. Arsenal saw out victory with little trouble to complete a first league win at Southampton since their famous "Invincibles" season of 2003-04. "It shows how close we all are and it has been a odd season.

Author: 0 Mets: Matt Harvey Will Return To Mound Friday At Milwaukee

The Mets' left-hander wasn't even on the 40-man roster when he left with the 51s for Albuquerque, N.M., but by the next morning he found himself leaving a NY airport and heading straight to Citi Field to start against the Miami Marlins in place Matt Harvey .

Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas 'very satisfied' after Chelsea's Premier League title win

On Friday night, they wrapped up the Premier League title with two games to spare with a 1-0 triumph away at West Bromwich Albion, and Conte has spoken openly about his thought-process earlier in the campaign. On Friday, with the score at 0-0 late in the first half, Hazard was the one chasing back as Leicester mounted a counterattack from a Chelsea corner to force a 2-on-1 situation near the area.

Author: 0 Penguins bypass slow start to demolish Capitals, take commanding series lead

When Ron Hainsey is your number one defenseman (he led the Pens in 5v5 TOI, anyways) how can you expect to compete with the team that has Orlov, Shattenkirk, Niskanen, Carlson, and Schmidt? Take away the first minute and four seconds of the second period, when Sidney Crosby used his power-up to score twice, and the Penguins would have been left with a rather terrible opening to Round 2.

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard ruled out of game six with ankle injury

Kawhi Leonard didn't play for the Spurs tonight, and it ultimately didn't matter too much. Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green chase a loose ball during the second half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Houston .

Author: 0 Sixers linked to impending free agent PG Kyle Lowry

The Cavs were 16-for-41 from 3-point range. Cleveland got bench production - it was the LeBron plus the bench unit that helped Cleveland pull away at the start of the fourth. The Raps were reluctant to switch pindown actions for Korver when it was Thompson setting the screens and that left Korver open for shots. Game 5, if necessary, would be Tuesday in Cleveland.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby's post-concussion return is only getting more uncomfortable

Against the Maple Leafs, he allowed 14 goals in the first four games, before giving up just two goals in the final two. A home Game 7 in the playoffs against the Penguins? "Based on (Monday) night I don't see any reason why they won't". The Pens prevailed on their way to the Stanley Cup . Similarly, Kuznetsov has tallied two goals and three assists in three wins this series and only two goals in three losses.

Author: 0 Conte warns Chelsea not to reluctant on Premier League victory

Instead, following last weekend's 1-0 defeat at West Ham United, the likelihood is that by the time Mauricio Pochettino's men kick off against Manchester United, Chelsea will have already captured the crown. We're still chasing a points tally that will keep us in eighth position, so we have a lot to play for. "We are close and in football nothing is done until it's done".

Author: 0 Wizards look to protect home court, force Game 7

Bradley played out of his mind in Game 5 in Boston's blowout win at home, but it's going to be hard to score 29 points again against a team like the Wizards , especially on the road. For the Celtics, this win means a road loss in Game 6 in Washington D.C. doesn't carry with it the same must-win pressure. The Wizards responded with more energy after halftime, but each of their mini-runs were quickly beaten back by Boston , which continued to share the ball and take advantage of their ...

Sports Second Test: Pakistan chasing 188 collapse on 81
Author: 0 Second Test: Pakistan chasing 188 collapse on 81

That disappointment was replaced by even more jubilation in the West Indies camp though, as Jason Holder replaced Gabriel and immediately earned the prized scalp of Younis Khan. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq lamented his side's inability to cope with West Indies' bowlers as they slumped to a loss in the second Test. Joseph should have also accounted for Ahmed Shehzad but the opening batsman, who enjoyed generous slices of luck in scoring 70 in the first innings, was missed at first ...

Sports Global outcry builds pressure on Italians to finally face their football racism
Author: 0 Global outcry builds pressure on Italians to finally face their football racism

The 32-year-old complained to the referee about the chanting of some fans towards the end of the match on Sunday and asked for play to be stopped to it could be addressed. " No player should ever feel the need to take matters into his own hands, as Muntari clearly felt obliged to do, by abandoning the match or taking spectators to task for inappropriate behaviour ".

Sports Nadal, Djokovic to Meet Saturday in ATP Madrid Semifinals
Author: 0 Nadal, Djokovic to Meet Saturday in ATP Madrid Semifinals

The 14-time Grand Slam champion had break points in the fourth and sixth game of the first set, but had to settle for breaking Goffin's resolve in a tie-break. In the other half of the draw, Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas will play Borna Coric or Dominic Thiem. "I don't want to put burden on my wrist". Nishikori said he wants to play next week in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia tourney in Rome and expressed hope to be healed as much as possible by the time of the French Open which gets under way ...

Sports Celtic worthy of awards nomination dominance says Kieran Tierney
Author: 0 Celtic worthy of awards nomination dominance says Kieran Tierney

I look at Kante down south, a central midfield player who is not flash and does the dirty work - but does it to a real top level. "For us up here, I think that's what Scott Brown does". He has been superb. "So I found it incredible, really, that a player who has played at the very highest level from the first game (isn't nominated)".

Sports F1 Raceweek: Plenty more to come from new look Mercedes - Bottas
Author: 0 F1 Raceweek: Plenty more to come from new look Mercedes - Bottas

Bottas was second quickest on a 1m 20.892s - the Mercedes pair split by 0.090s on the timesheets. "One of our mantra's this year is that we are looking, if there is something interesting, we are investigating, but we follow our way, we have our programme and we want to continue to follow our programme without distraction".

Author: 0 Players Championship has enough action for everyone

In short, if you win The Players, you get hooked up. "This golf course is tough", he said. Eleven players are tied at 3-under, including 2010 Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa, Francesco Molinari of Italy, Ponte Vedra Beach resident David Lingmerth of Sweden and Americans Brendan Steele, Kyle Stanley, Daniel Berger and Daniel Summerhays.

Sports Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in 11th round at Wembley Stadium
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in 11th round at Wembley Stadium

Fury responded on Twitter: "Well done Anthony Joshua, good fight, you had life and death with Klitschko and I played with the guy, let's dance". "Antony is still relatively inexperienced even though he beat Wladimir Klitschko". I want to go worldwide with him. On his part, Joshua said, "What can I say?" Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn revealed the heavyweight next plans to fight towards the year's end.

Sports Former Real Madrid defender: Zidane already a great coach
Author: 0 Former Real Madrid defender: Zidane already a great coach

Zinedine Zidane's side now sit second in the table, level on points with leaders Barcelona, albeit with a game in hand. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes his team have had a "phenomenal" season so far, but warned the hard work still lies ahead if they are to end the campaign with some silverware.

Sports Alex Ovechkin slowed by hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs
Author: 0 Alex Ovechkin slowed by hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

At no point during that run did Fleury sulk or bitch. Yes, there are areas that have to improve, but in the big picture it has looked pretty good. Badly. He's just a guy everybody likes to be around". The time of death for the Washington Capitals' 2016-17 season was 10:06 p.m on May 10, 2017. Looking back, the Penguins GM certainly is glad he didn't.

Sports 'Lucky' City boost Champions League hopes
Author: 0 'Lucky' City boost Champions League hopes

According to WhoScored.com , Sergio Aguero and John Stones face late fitness tests before the game, but Guardiola has minimal new issues to deal with in terms of his selection. City climbed two points above Liverpool, which dropped to fourth place ahead of its match away to West Ham on Sunday, in the race for a top-four finish and qualification for next season's Champions League .

Author: 0 John Wall's game-winner pushes Wizards past Celtics, forces Game 7

The Celtics and Wizards are tied at 3-3 in this best-of-seven series. Still, with Washington making just 5 of their 24 three-point attempts and making only 61-percent of their free throws, the Celtics felt as though they allowed the opportunity to close out the series slip away.