• Shaqiri left out Liverpool's squad for Belgrade trip due to safety concerns
Shaqiri left out Liverpool's squad for Belgrade trip due to safety concerns

We want the focus to be on a great game of football, free from anything else. "The player has accepted it". "So Liverpool omit Shaqiri from the trip to Belgrade tomorrow", he tweeted. "To have 27 points on the board after just 11 Premier League games would normally be enough to be clear at the top, but one team has changed the rules of no...

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  • England consult dossier on how to beat New Zealand
England consult dossier on how to beat New Zealand

They do it in rugby league in Australia". England supplied the largest contingent of players to the 2017 Lions tour and upon their return, Eddie Jones requested suggestions from the likes of Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje on how the All Blacks could be beaten.

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  • Barcelona coach Valverde coy over Messi making Inter Milan clash
Barcelona coach Valverde coy over Messi making Inter Milan clash

More than anything because he is one more (player) and so we have more to choose from. Messi , who missed Barcelona's 5-1 thrashing of Real Madrid in last Sunday's El Clasico which led to the sacking of Julen Lopetegui, was reportedly set to be absent for three weeks.

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  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' 121-107 loss to the Toronto Raptors
Five takeaways from the Lakers' 121-107 loss to the Toronto Raptors

Raptors: Leonard has sat out three of his first 10 games with Toronto, missing two games last month to manage his workload coming back from last season's injury struggles. and UFC featherweight title contender Brian Ortega , who will fight Max Holloway for the belt in Toronto on December 8. Leonard grew up in Southern California's Inland Empire a...

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  • Klopp reveals why Milner was angry at halftime against Arsenal
Klopp reveals why Milner was angry at halftime against Arsenal

That means there's a time that it's not there and we all felt like, 'What the heck is here?' 'We've done it outstandingly well in the past but we didn't do that in the first half. " He didn't really make any real bad decisions or bad tackles around the box, but he got the yellow card and was involved with [Mesut] Ozil and could have got the secon...

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  • Mourinho makes big statement about Man United's Premier League chances
Mourinho makes big statement about Man United's Premier League chances

They are now seventh, four points behind fourth-place Tottenham and finally have a positive goal difference. "I love the song "attack, attack, attack", but when you lose the ball you have to have stability, and we did not have it against a good team".

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  • Raheem Sterling to become 'ultimate footballer' at Man City, says Darren Bent
Raheem Sterling to become 'ultimate footballer' at Man City, says Darren Bent

City scored a fourth in first-half stoppage time after Aguero had robbed Cedric Soares as the Southampton defender was attempting to usher the ball out for a corner. However, the Spanish worldwide had scored just twice in 20 Premier League games before netting late on in a routine win at Southampton last month.

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  • Arsenal 1 - 1 Liverpool - Match Report & Highlights
Arsenal 1 - 1 Liverpool - Match Report & Highlights

The North London side, given their consistent run, are threatening the early-season title favourites. It's not too hard to draw the conclusion that they are a better side now than they were when losing to Man City and Chelsea in August and I expect them to at least challenge the supposedly superior team.

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  • Floyd Mayweather to fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan
Floyd Mayweather to fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in Japan

I want to say congratulations to Tenshin and Rizin and just everybody for backing this event". "As a professional I haven't had a chance to go outside the U.S.to display my skills and to display my talent for the world". "As far as the weight class and the rules, we will talk about that and will get that situated within the next couple of weeks...

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  • Talking Points From Manchester United's Win Over Bournemouth
Talking Points From Manchester United's Win Over Bournemouth

Along with Bournemouth , Jose Mourinho's men had to secure a comeback win against Newcastle before trying to turn things around against Chelsea in the 2-2 draw. Chris Smalling had a hard game against Bournemouth , as the centre back looked shaky for large spells of the game. Nathan Ake and Ryan Fraser were standouts for the home side, but ever...

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  • Kasper Schmeichel says Leicester helicopter crash will stay with him
Kasper Schmeichel says Leicester helicopter crash will stay with him

LEICESTER players and staff said their farewells to the club's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on the second day of his week-long funeral in his native Thailand. Former England global Vardy said on Friday he will remember Srivaddhanaprabha as more than a chairman. Gray struck a 55th-minute victor on an emotional afternoon in Cardiff and marked ...

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  • McCourty’s pick-6 seals Patriots’ 25-6 win over Bills
McCourty’s pick-6 seals Patriots’ 25-6 win over Bills

Buffalo also hasn't scored a touchdown in the first half since rookie quarterback Josh Allen scored on 14-yard run in a 13-12 win against Tennessee on October 7. But it was the job he did on Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski that really stood out. Although McCoy led the Bills with six catches for 82 yards on Monday night, he entered the game...

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  • Patriots beat Packers behind Tom Brady in battle vs. Aaron Rodgers
Patriots beat Packers behind Tom Brady in battle vs. Aaron Rodgers

The Packers are 3-3-1 entering this game while New England is now 6-2. Will we see the Rob Gronkowski of old or will he continue to struggle physically ? Sunday night's game has bigger implications for the Packers - the Pats are winning the division - but it's incredibly hard to win in Gillette Stadium .

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  • Novak Djokovic outlasts Roger Federer in epic Paris Masters semi-final
Novak Djokovic outlasts Roger Federer in epic Paris Masters semi-final

It is a first Masters title for Khachanov, who has now demanded he be regarded a contender for the 2019 Australian Open. Earning his fourth straight win over a top-10 player this week, Khachanov, whose muscular game resembles that of his childhood hero Marat Safin , the last Russian victor in Paris, picked up the biggest title of his burgeoning ...

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  • Wayne Rooney set for shock return to the England national team
Wayne Rooney set for shock return to the England national team

The DC United striker, who retired from global football in August 2017, will make a one-off comeback in the fund-raising friendly to honour a record-breaking worldwide career, according to The Sun . Rooney's last appearance for England came in November 2016 in a 3-0 victory over Scotland. He is the second-highest capped player for the countr...

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  • Lacazette strikes late as Arsenal hold Liverpool
Lacazette strikes late as Arsenal hold Liverpool

The Frenchman was unable to end his Arsenal career on a high note following comprehensive loss to Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley last term before a 2-1 aggregate loss to Spanish side Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-finals.

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  • Chelsea vs Crystal Palace, Premier League
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace, Premier League

James McArthur played a neat pass through to Townsend, who raced into the space vacated after David Luiz lost concentration and was pulled toward the ball, and the Palace winger rammed an emphatic shot into the bottom corner. "If we want to be competitive and win something, then we need to be a solid team". " It is too easy to go into the market fo...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo names Salah among favourites to win Ballon d’Or
Cristiano Ronaldo names Salah among favourites to win Ballon d’Or

Aside from the occasional belter, Ronaldo has left fans frustrated with a number of efforts and many believe his technique is simply too inefficient. "Surely Juventus now have more options". Juventus president Andrea Agnelli handed the five-time Ballon d'Or victor a custom shirt with the number "400" on the back of it. Allegri will have to d...

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  • All-Rounder Andre Russell Ruled Out Of India vs Windies T20I Series
All-Rounder Andre Russell Ruled Out Of India vs Windies T20I Series

India take on the Windies in the first contest on Sunday and Russell was included in the squad alongwith Keiron Pollard and Darren Bravo. Team India will play their next ODI series in Australia in January 2019 which means that he will finish the current year with 9999 runs.

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  • West Ham 1 Tottenham 3: Son double seals quarter-final spot
West Ham 1 Tottenham 3: Son double seals quarter-final spot

I love being here, I love being a part of what this club is doing and where we're heading. A deal to take Pochettino the Spanish capital in mid-season could be tricky, especially since he only signed a new Tottenham deal in the summer, but Perez is seemingly willing to wait until next summer if Spurs chairman Daniel Levy plays hardball.

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