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Sports Manchester United's Paul Pogba sets up Europa League final win over Ajax
Author: 0 Manchester United's Paul Pogba sets up Europa League final win over Ajax

Big names are likely to arrive at Old Trafford before then as United look to win the Premier League for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson retired four years ago. Mourinho, 54, said he was looking forward to taking a break from football, but he will not be able to keep his mind off United matters for long. I'm happy that I scored here today in the final because everyone was saying, "You're going to score in the final" and after the last game against Celta Vigo I was dreaming about scoring ...

Sports Wayne Rooney left out of England squad to play Scotland and France
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney left out of England squad to play Scotland and France

The Three Lions captain has struggled for regular action at club side Manchester United this season, making just 15 Premier League starts, and has seemingly been omitted from the England squad as a result. The Stoke goalkeeper , 24, has not featured for England since suffering a serious ankle injury in the 3-2 friendly victory over Germany in March 2016 .

Sports United Kingdom 'right to be furious' with U.S. over leaks about Manchester bombing
Author: 0 United Kingdom 'right to be furious' with U.S. over leaks about Manchester bombing

The attacker's older brother, 23-year-old Ismail Abedi, was arrested in Manchester on Tuesday, his father confirmed to The Associated Press . U.S. She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the press. Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd says the "element of surprise" in the police and security service measures could be compromised by information being released too quickly.

Author: 0 Kevin Pillar sorry for homophobic slur

He apologized specifically to the LGBT community and promised to "use this as an opportunity to better" himself. It's part of the game. The Blue Jays released a statement on Thursday before announcing the suspension. "There is no question that was in the heat of the moment", he added, "but that's no excuse". The 28-year-old issued an apology for his actions after the game, although he did not say specifically what he said.

Author: 0 Cavs' Kyrie Irving caps off brilliant night by baffling Celtics' Jae Crowder

Stevens said Thomas may consult with two additional specialists. "He was born for these moments". The Warriors have been the league's best offense the last few years, beat the Cavs in the 2015 Finals, had the Cavs on the ropes before blowing a 3-1 lead last year and then added Kevin Durant this summer and got even better.

Sports Spieth looks to defend his title at Dean & Deluca Invitational — TEE TIMES
Author: 0 Spieth looks to defend his title at Dean & Deluca Invitational — TEE TIMES

My goal as always is to help put together your optimal daily fantasy golf lineups . "I didn't know if it would be a week or a month, and ended up being a week and it feels good now". "It was good fun just like previous year", Spieth said. ZJ hasn't played since THE PLAYERS where he finished T48. In 2016, Hole No. 3 was the fourth most hard on the course (+0.147), No.

Author: 0 Curry leads Warriors to third straight series sweep

The Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Finals Monday night in San Antonio with a 129-115 win, completing a third straight playoff series sweep to earn a back-to-back-to-back trip to the NBA Finals. Look at him. I'm nearly certain the reporter was just making a joke, too. The game may have been a flashpoint in the season: Durant strangely shot just 2-of-10, as if he were trying to prove a point about something.

Sports Irving, LeBron lift Cavs over Celtics
Author: 0 Irving, LeBron lift Cavs over Celtics

While injured Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas couldn't be in Cleveland on Sunday, he was with his team following its thrilling Game 3 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers . James' fellow All-Star scorer, Kyrie Irving , carried the load in LeBron's absence, scoring 12 points over the final 6:46 of the frame to keep the Cavalier offense afloat.

Sports Father, brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya
Author: 0 Father, brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

Arrogant, wrong and disrespectful to GM (Greater Manchester )". "We ask at this time that we all continue to support the city of Manchester and all those families affected by this cowardice and senseless act of violence", the statement reads.

Author: 0 The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes NFL Celebration Rules

If you're truly concerned, then erase 60 minutes on Thursday nights. The NFL will continue to prohibit players from dunking over the crossbar after touchdowns, a source confirmed Wednesday, even after it relaxed its celebration policy. "And players have told us they want more freedom to be able to express themselves and celebrate their athletic achievements". Those teams will now host the league's showcase event in 2022.

Sports Man United beat Ajax 2-0 to claim Europa League title
Author: 0 Man United beat Ajax 2-0 to claim Europa League title

Goals from France global Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown. Manchester United made an imposing start, with Pogba whistling a shot wide of the near post within the first minute. "I want to dedicate the trophy to the victims", the Spanish midfielder told a press conference.

Sports Guardiola promises improvement after first English season
Author: 0 Guardiola promises improvement after first English season

That's what I want but we will see. "You know my intention is not bad". You can always go somewhere else but where the fans care about you is the most important thing. Tomorrow we will think about what to do next season and the pressure will be the same, to try to win. The gap is like this, we were not good enough but we want to play better next season to reduce that gap and fight to the end.

Sports John Terry
Author: 0 John Terry "could not care less" about Chelsea farewell criticism

When you go into a game, in a cup final you can accept the challenge. Winning a trophy for the first time in his career since joining Chelsea , the Nigeria worldwide was at his usual best as Chelsea rounded off the league season in style; defeating already relegated Sunderland 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Author: 0 Warriors headed to Finals, but Steve Kerr is still 'day by day'

And as the Warriors await an opponent from the Eastern Conference, we're now projecting Golden State with a ridiculous 80.4 percent likelihood to win the National Basketball Association title. Lee, Pau Gasol and Dewayne Dedmon all have player options while Patty Mills and Jonathon Simmons are unrestricted free agents. "We started him tonight out of respect", Popovich said after the game.

Sports Cavaliers defeat Celtics 112-99 to take 3-1 lead
Author: 0 Cavaliers defeat Celtics 112-99 to take 3-1 lead

At this point, things looked kind of bleak for the defending champs. James, determined to bounce back after a poor 11-point haul in Game 3, then steadied the Cleveland nerves in the fourth quarter, bringing the Cavaliers home for the win as Boston's fearless effort came up short.

Sports Jose Mourinho leads Manchester United to emotional Europa League victory
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho leads Manchester United to emotional Europa League victory

Juan Mata and Chris Smalling emphasised how Manchester United were extra motivated to win the Europa League following Monday's atrocities at Manchester Arena . "I haven't seen the Ajax that I am used to", Ajax coach Peter Bosz said. The post Mourinho relishes United's "victory of pragmatism over poetry" appeared first on The Independent Uganda: .

Author: 0 Brennan says he warned Russia about election

On Tuesday, Brennan, the former CIA director, testified to the House intelligence panel that he had noticed enough contact between Trump associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign to justify an investigation by the FBI. Brennan said that while he was Central Intelligence Agency director he shared classified information with Russian Federation and other nations about threats related to terrorism.

Author: 0 Players Championship: Sheffield's Danny Willett withdraws from tournament citing back injury

It wasn't ideal golf, but I managed it really well and made a few nice saves when I needed to and made a few nice putts". McGirt, whose only PGA Tour victory was the Memorial last season, hasn't had many of those at the Stadium Course. What thrilled the Spaniard even more was the number on his card - 1. He saved par from the back bunker on the 18th hole for a 72. "It was a matter of having a good day", McGirt said of his round.

Author: 0 Has Wenger 'lost it'? Former Arsenal star claims he has…

With disappointing league campaigns, the FC crew debate if Man United's UEL or Arsenal's FA Cup final is more crucial. But success at Wembley may not be enough for the fans, some of whom have been calling for Wenger to step down. "I think they need another centre-half unless they bite the bullet with Mamadou Sakho and bring him back because he's been outstanding for [Crystal] Palace".

Author: 0 Mourinho reacts to winning Europa League final

So, with that game against youth won, Mourinho made a decision to give one of United's longest-serving players what might be his last appearance, as Wayne Rooney was introduced in stoppage time. "Tonight was more important than sport", ex-United player Beckham said . We had a bit more possession after 15, 20 minutes or so. And perhaps he was due that touch of good fortune after being thwarted by the woodwork so often this season.

Sports Everton eyeing 'productive' players in transfer window
Author: 0 Everton eyeing 'productive' players in transfer window

Koeman says a post-season holiday will not stop him making early moves in the transfer market, something he would expect across the managerial world. "You need a break... Tottenham are a club that like to get value for money and with their club-record buys being Erik Lamela and Moussa Sissoko for £30m, it would be a huge ask for them to pay £20m more for Barkley considering he only has a year left on his Everton contract.

Sports Jose Mourinho: We would change people's lives for cup'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: We would change people's lives for cup'

This happened in Manchester but everywhere we have to be a united world to fight for peace and to have no more attacks. That they succeeded in doing so was a testament to their strength of character. "But if we have questions like your questions that made us return to this tragedy, obviously it takes happiness from our achievement". "People say we've had a bad season but the prize is great and we've done it now.

Author: 0 Silence, applause as Man Utd and Ajax honour Manchester victims

As a father & a human what has happened truly saddens me. "The thoughts and prayers of our ownership, Board and everyone at Manchester City are with the people of Manchester and all those affected following the horrifying events of last night's Manchester Arena attack", Manchester City said in statement.

Sports Bookmaker pays out on John Terry substitution bets
Author: 0 Bookmaker pays out on John Terry substitution bets

Carvalho, who won three Premier League titles and two EFL Cups alongside Terry , says it is sad to see the former England captain leave a club he first joined in 1995. Paddy Power had accepted the bets on Terry being replaced between 26:00 and 26:59, matching his shirt number, in Sunday's final Premier League fixture of the campaign, the 36-year-old's last as a Chelsea player at Stamford Bridge.

Sports All Blacks win Princess of Asturias Award
Author: 0 All Blacks win Princess of Asturias Award

The Lions arrive for their 10-match rugby tour next week and, with memories of a similar 2015 attack in Paris that targeted numerous venues including the Stade de France during an global soccer match, English said officials in New Zealand were being cautious.

Sports Bracewell sentenced after third drink-driving conviction
Author: 0 Bracewell sentenced after third drink-driving conviction

The court heard Bracewell had been drinking at a function before his distressed partner called to tell him their pet cockatoo had been killed by dogs they had been looking after. Mansfield said Bracewell acknowledged how serious the offence was and understood that he had let himself, his family and New Zealand Cricket down.

Author: 0 United's Europa victory dedicated to grieving Manchester

Ajax Amsterdam coach Peter Bosz was disappointed by his team's performance in their 2-0 defeat by Manchester United in Wednesday's Europa League final, but vowed to learn from United's physical display and come back stronger. Reminders of the attack were everywhere at Stockholm's Friends Arena, from United's black armbands to the chants of " Manchester! " from their fans, while Pogba , too, was grieving, following the recent death of his father.

Sports Chelsea Cancel Premier League Victory Parade After Manchester Attack
Author: 0 Chelsea Cancel Premier League Victory Parade After Manchester Attack

Winning our first FA Cup since 2012 would be the icing on the cake for a club that have shown superb fighting spirit and determination to right the wrongs of past year, and while a number of players have proven their doubters wrong and worked their socks off for the club, Conte is the one that has steered Chelsea in the right direction.

Author: 0 Karn Sharma delighted to play a part

Rohit and Krunal Pandya [45* off 30 balls] were on hand to calm things down and put Mumbai in complete control of the match as they added 54 runs for the fourth wicket . For us [the Pandya brothers], it was our dream to play at good level and we are playing for Mumbai Indians . Mumbai's batting has been their mainstay this season with openers Lendl Simmons and Parthiv Patel giving the team good starts and skipper Rohit Sharma , Ambati Rayadu and Kieron Pollard firing in ...

Sports Paul Pogba: 'We Played For The People Who Died'
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: 'We Played For The People Who Died'

Jose Mourinho confessed Manchester United's Europa League win "reminded me of Inter-Bayern Munich - we had it in the bag from the first minute". Wayne Rooney , benched on just before stoppage time, lifted the trophy as the team captain in his probable last appearance for the Red Devil.

Sports Kyrie Irving embraces big stage with Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving embraces big stage with Cleveland Cavaliers

Irving was spectacular in Game 4, scoring a career-high 42 points . It was the first of 10 consecutive playoff victories for Cleveland. Irving had led a 17-point swing in the quarter. His excellent play was even more impressive considering he sprained his left ankle during the second half. Boston powered into a 29-19 first quarter lead and maintained their 10-point cushion through to halftime, leading 57-47 at the break.

Sports Arsenal face defensive crisis ahead of final
Author: 0 Arsenal face defensive crisis ahead of final

Sir Alex Ferguson has described the pressure on Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as "ridiculous" and has questioned who they could get to replace him. Hector Bellerin's early goal set them on their way, but just a matter of minutes later it all went quiet at the Emirates as Koscielny was given his marching orders for this awful tackle on Enner Valencia .

Author: 0 LeBron James lies low after Cavaliers' stunning loss

Following one of the worst postseason games of his career, James provided a candid review of his performance after breaking down film of Game 3 in the Eastern Conference finals. For a guy who played great for five straight months, hes got to have a bad game sooner or later. He was previously 49-0. Stevens also said the Cavs' 130-86 win in Game 2 - the largest margin of victory ever in an Eastern finals game - "may have been the best game I've ever seen a team play against us, at least in ...

Author: 0 Spurs beat Man United to finish as Premier League runners-up

Speaking on his Twitter account Hardy said: "We're an integral part of your past and we would love to be an integral part of your future, good luck in your new stadium". It was another great performance at White Hart Lane and now we have to focus on the last two games . Heung-Min Son has insisted that is it a great achievement for Tottenham Hotspur to finish second in the Premier League, with the South Korean global stating that he loved playing at White Hart Lane .

Sports Victor Moses targets double with Chelsea
Author: 0 Victor Moses targets double with Chelsea

While the Premier League is believed to be relaxed about the matter, content the player's withdrawal did not contravene any of their rules, the FA has now instigated a dialogue with betting companies to ascertain the precise chain of events on Sunday.

Sports JR Smith: LeBron James Must 'Play Confident' in Game 4
Author: 0 JR Smith: LeBron James Must 'Play Confident' in Game 4

For the first time in the series, the Cavs were outplayed in the first half of Game 4. The fan was escorted away by security personnel, but minutes later James, nearly always totally cooperative with the media, got testy when asked about his second-half struggles.

Sports Manchester United win Europa League on emotional night following Manchester Arena bombing
Author: 0 Manchester United win Europa League on emotional night following Manchester Arena bombing

Peter Bosz conceded the occasion got to his young Ajax side as they limped to a disappointing 2-0 Europa League final defeat against Manchester United. Pogba - the world's most expensive player - stood out although his crucial first goal had a huge element of fortune to it. For Mourinho, that meant long balls to Marouane Fellaini , a regular attacking outlet because of his height and physical presence.

Author: 0 Dominic Thiem: 'I had worse weeks in my life than this one'

Nadal improved his record on clay this year to 14-0 and will face Austrian Dominic Thiem or Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas in Sunday's final. Nadal tied Novak Djokovic for the all-time lead in Masters 1000 titles with 30. Nadal says he is fit at the moment and still plans on playing Rome, which has already started with the early rounds on Sunday. The audience appeared to sense Thiem's defiance was waning, but the player wasn't as content with his fate and rallied to fend off two ...

Author: 0 Manchester United beats Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League

The club now has every title in world football. "This happened in Manchester but everywhere we need to have a united world to fight for peace and no more attacks and deaths please. Pogba was satisfied with the victory, saying: "We played to win. We performed like a big team today and I think our fans can be very proud of us". I don't want to see any global friendlies, I am selfish.

Sports Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester
Author: 0 Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester

Goals from France global Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown. "If we could, we would obviously change the people's life for this cup immediately, we wouldn't think twice". Champions League qualification would boost investors' short-term confidence in Manchester United , with the team's relatively poor performance and rising wage costs having weighed on the stock so far this ...

Sports Arsenal shareholder Stan Kroenke: My shares are not for sale
Author: 0 Arsenal shareholder Stan Kroenke: My shares are not for sale

Last week, a report from the Financial Times claimed that Alisher Usmanov , who owns a minority stake in the North London club, offered a deal to Kroenke last month. On the pitch, the club face Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday. Indeed, Sportsmail understands that Wenger - who is nearly certain to stay despite the club's disappointing league campaign - is ready to use the Europa League to give his fringe and young players regular game time next season.

Author: 0 Josh Harrop scorers fine goal on Manchester United debut

The Manchester United star netted for the first time since his father passed away in the 2-0 win over the Eagles. "Don't ask me too many things because now I am in a final", he told in-house channel MUTV . And it was 21-year-old midfielder Harrop who provided the highlight of the game when he marked his senior bow with a superb strike to open the scoring in the 15th minute.

Sports People are loving Mourinho's celebration at the full time whistle
Author: 0 People are loving Mourinho's celebration at the full time whistle

In an emotional match, United beat Ajax two-nil in Stockholm which qualifies the Red Devils for next year's Champions League . Jesse Lingard had the chance to make it more comprehensive but for a great cover tackle from the excellent Davinson Sanchez and the match ended with Wayne Rooney , whose career began for United with a hat-trick in the Champions League , coming on for possibly the final time in a United shirt.

Sports Man Utd beat Ajax to win Europa League
Author: 0 Man Utd beat Ajax to win Europa League

Talked up as potentially the best team produced by the once-great Dutch club in more than a decade, Ajax's youthful class of 2017 came up well short in a 2-0 loss to Manchester United in Stockholm on Wednesday. "After what happened on Monday, United should parade the trophy around Manchester and finish at the Arena". United will join Manchester City , Barcelona, Atletico Madrid , Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and FC Porto in the pot, meaning they can't face any of ...

Author: 0 LeBron James misses open dunk in Game 4 vs. Celtics

Here's how to watch, listen and stream the action online. The Boston Celtics will be aiming to stave off elimination after falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers by 112-99 in Game 4 to fall behind by 3-1 in the series. While Irving's scoring ignited the Cavs' comeback, it was made possible thanks to Cleveland's defensive effort over the final 24 minutes. Then, Irving completed a three-point play with 1:02 left in the third quarter and beat the buzzer with a deep three-pointer at the end of ...

Sports Nothing changes in our head when we face Pakistan: Kohli
Author: 0 Nothing changes in our head when we face Pakistan: Kohli

While Kohli has insisted that the his team will treat it like any other game, Ganguly said he expects the contest to go in India's favour. It's different for them. If he needed to convey something to his troops, this may have been it: if you relax without losing your competitive streak, you unfailingly deliver. The top two from each group go through to the semi-finals, and with just three matches determining England's fate in the group, Bell felt it was a wise move on Roy's part to remain ...