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Sports Thierry Henry backed for Villa success
Author: 0 Thierry Henry backed for Villa success

He had travelled separately from the team after meeting Sawiris and Edens at the club's Bodymoor Heath training ground in... Thierry Henry is believed to be on the verge of being named as Aston Villa's new manager. Villa were relegated from the Premier League in the 2015/16 season, and were perilously close to a top flight return last May, before losing 1-0 to Fulham in the Championship play-off final.

Author: 0 Emery Impressed with Iwobi... confirms Nigerian's new Arsenal Contract

Arsenal have also signed Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno in a £20m deal to improve his options in goal . The summer signings of Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi adds extra competition for places in midfield heading into Emery's first season, but Lacazette hopes the London side realise they need Ramsey.

Author: 0 Serena Williams hits out again at drug testing 'discrimination'

Yet she and her huge fan base feel Serena has not been accorded the treatment commensurate with her accomplishments, her stature and her importance to the sport. Anyway, I think that's a question they have to answer, like why is it just one person as opposed to everyone. Her sister Venus, Coco Vandeweghe, Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens are all ranked higher.

Author: 0 Leicester demand world record fee from Man Utd for Maguire

Last season, I didn't play much - that's my objective and my ambition. "I don't know how long he needs to stay out, but at the moment he is the captain, he's first choice ", the Italy worldwide admitted. Manchester United are reportedly willing to break the world-record fee for a defender in their pursuit of Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire this summer.

Sports ICC: Liverpool Stars Salah, Mane to Sit Out Borussia Dortmund Clash
Author: 0 ICC: Liverpool Stars Salah, Mane to Sit Out Borussia Dortmund Clash

The first half was a dour affair but the ICC clash came to life after the break following the introductions of Salah and Mane as Liverpool bounced back from their 3-1 loss to Borussia Dortmund. Salah was introduced as a second half substitute in Liverpool's International Champions Cup clash against City in the United States and the 26-year-old levelled the scores nearly immediately before forward Sadio Mane scored the victor.

Sports Sergio Ramos was 'ruthless and brutal' in Champions League final - Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Sergio Ramos was 'ruthless and brutal' in Champions League final - Jurgen Klopp

Last week's signing of Roma's Brazilian goalkeeper, Alisson means Liverpool have now signed Naby Keita , Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri this summer at a total cost of nearly 200 million Euros. "I'm pretty sure they will do business as well in the next few days". Liverpool FC finished in fourth place in the Premier League table last season to ensure their continued participation in the Champions League.

Sports Gators ATH Justin Watkins arrested; suspended from team activities
Author: 0 Gators ATH Justin Watkins arrested; suspended from team activities

Meanwhile the state has assigned prosecutor Sean Brewer, the Division Chief in the Crimes Against Women and Families unit, to the case. Police say Watkins knew that she has asthma . He allegedly followed a female student, took her phone, and then smashed it on the ground. Watkins, a former four-star prospect out of East Ridge High in Clermont, enrolled at Florida in June for the Summer B semester.

Sports Manchester United make AC Milan pay the penalty in California
Author: 0 Manchester United make AC Milan pay the penalty in California

Premier League champions City have lost both of their matches in the U.S., going down 1-0 to Borussia Dortmund and then losing to Liverpool . The Spaniard told the club's official website: "It was incredible, what we did". The likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Vincent Kompany, Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling, John Stones and Sergio Aguero have enjoyed extended breaks following the World Cup.

Sports Serena Williams takes to Twitter to complain about…
Author: 0 Serena Williams takes to Twitter to complain about…

Right after the incident USADA confirmed that Williams had been tested more than other tennis players, including her male counterparts. " Discrimination? I think so", said the 36-year-old. "I'm excited", she said in a followup tweet. Williams has won 23 Grand Slams , and she's chasing No. 24 to tie the record set by Margaret Court. "Tennis has given me so much".

Sports Yankees Fans respond to Judge injury with vigil
Author: 0 Yankees Fans respond to Judge injury with vigil

The Yankees announced after tonight's game that an MRI revealed a chip fracture in Aaron Judge's right wrist - specifically, in the ulnar styloid bone. Also, ace reliever Zach Britton tossed a flawless eighth inning in his NY debut, two days after being acquired from Baltimore for three pitching prospects.

Sports Jürgen Klopp on potential transfer outgoings at LFC
Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp on potential transfer outgoings at LFC

Alisson, 25, is expected to replace Loris Karius as first choice goalkeeper with the club's other keeper Simon Mignolet set to drop lower down the pecking order. In fact Klopp leads his side to success over rivals City in the final with Mo Salah's extra time penalty giving them the win. Ragnar Klavan lacks pace while Joe Gomez lacks experience which still points out to Liverpool needing an accomplished central defender to partner Van Dijk.

Sports Tour de France riders sprayed with chemical
Author: 0 Tour de France riders sprayed with chemical

Thomas , who took third place 47 seconds off the pace, now leads Dumoulin by 1:59 and Froome by 2:31 and is widely expected to hand Team Sky their sixth Tour title in seven years. "We feel safe. Obviously on some of the climbs not everyone's our fans but we don't feel threatened", Thomas said. Although he was helped back onto his bike to finish the stage, won by French teammate Julian Alaphilippe , Gilbert emerged from the X-ray truck suffering from his endeavours.

Sports Maurizio Sarri wants to sign Jordan Pickford to replace Thibaut Courtois
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri wants to sign Jordan Pickford to replace Thibaut Courtois

The Belgian number one has made no secret of his desire to move to Spain, with two of the player's children living with his ex-girlfriend in Madrid. A new report in AS claims that Madrid are cooling their interest in the 27-year-old, and will now move on to Paris Saint-Germain scoring sensation Edinson Cavani as their next main target in the quest to try and replace Cristiano Ronaldo .

Author: 0 DeMar DeRozan says he is 'done' with Raptors president

The Boston Celtics weren't willing to part with any of their best players to swing a deal for Kawhi Leonard , and the Toronto Raptors were. A day after DeRozan chose to withdraw from Basketball Without Borders and NBA Africa Game, the four-time All-Star made the current status of his relationship with Ujiri very clear.

Author: 0 Manchester United's Anthony Martial posts picture of new baby arrival

United have not won the Premier League since 2013 - the season when Sir Alex Ferguson retired. "We will see what happens". Surely, even Woodward - who is clearly not a football man - and evidently, many of whose previous player signings have either already been replaced or are going to be replaced very soon by Mourinho - must have been aware that the World Cup in June was only going to make negotiations with other clubs increasingly hard - what with the volatility in perception and price ...

Author: 0 Mourinho: Klopp has to deliver after spending spree

I would even do it differently if I could spend that money. Daniel Sturridge can be a "very decisive player" for Liverpool if he can build on a sterling pre-season, according to manager Jurgen Klopp . The Manchester United boss said he thought Liverpool had "done very well" in the transfer market, "because every player they have bought are [sic] quality players".

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo sentenced to 24 months over tax evasion
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo sentenced to 24 months over tax evasion

Ronaldo will not serve any time in prison as he has pleaded guilty to the charges but will pay back the full amount of tax, plus interest, to the Spanish treasury. The fact that he is a first time offender also played in his favor in avoiding setting foot in prison. Ronaldo earns an estimated $93m (€80m) a year, according to Forbes, with approximately half coming from image rights deals with his many sponsors.

Sports Fearless reason why Shaw is refusing new deal at Man United
Author: 0 Fearless reason why Shaw is refusing new deal at Man United

He apparently refused the offer of a new contract in April, while agent Philippe Lamboley told French broadcaster RMC just last month that his client wants to leave. I would train and go in the gym. The Foxes want £75m for the England worldwide and are under no pressure to sell given the 25-year-old has four years to run on his existing deal with the club.

Sports Cubs front-runners to acquire Cole Hamels from Rangers
Author: 0 Cubs front-runners to acquire Cole Hamels from Rangers

The Brewers are two and a half games back. "He has been pretty good", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said earlier in the day after the team's interest has first been reported. Lacy, 23, was drafted by the Cubs in 2017 in the 17th round out of Creighton. Darvish, who hasn't pitched since May 20 because of right triceps tendinitis, is scheduled to throw his second bullpen session Friday in St.

Sports Thomas holds tight to lead
Author: 0 Thomas holds tight to lead

Belgian cyclist Philippe Gilbert has posted a brutal picture of the injuries he suffered in a terrifying high-speed crash at the Tour de France . Froome, whose day went from bad to worse when he was accidentally knocked off his bike by a policeman at the end of the stage, admitted it had been "very intense".

Author: 0 Liverpool Will Win The Premier League According To % Of Bets Made

Diehard fans usually greet the major football clubs' pre-season tour of far-off countries with a distinct slice of cynicism, perceiving their run as pure money-makers for already wedged pockets, but often the matches conjure up moments of excellence for them to stand up and be counted.

Sports What Klopp said after Liverpool's pre-season win over Man City
Author: 0 What Klopp said after Liverpool's pre-season win over Man City

Dominic Solanke got to the ball first but was crudely bundled over and the Reds had a spot-kick, on 94 minutes to settle it. Mané stepped up and made no mistake. Guardiola however sounded a positive note about the absentees. "Don't find excuses", he said. 'We can not only go for a 1-0 here, 1-0 there - I know if you win silverware in the end then people are probably happy, but the whole year was still rubbish'.

Author: 0 Illini draw Gonzaga in Maui Invitational opener

Gonzaga will open against IL in the nightcap of the Maui Invitational's first day. The Illini are part of an elite field, which includes games between Auburn and Xavier, Duke and San Diego State , and Arizona vs. Arizona (2014), Duke (2011) and IL (2012) each return to Maui having claimed the Tournament title in their most recent appearance. The Blue Devils will face the San Diego State Aztecs in the First Round of the Maui Invitational, an opponent Duke has not seen since the Round ...

Sports Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri insists he has nothing to prove after Nevilles' criticism
Author: 0 Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri insists he has nothing to prove after Nevilles' criticism

Shaqiri could make his debut for Liverpool during Saturday's International Champions Cup clash with Manchester United . "Maybe they don't like Liverpool! " he says of the Neville brothers' criticism. "I've played for big teams, I know what it takes". He called me and I was interested but Bayern blocked the move. I think my score points speak for themselves.

Sports Frustrated DeMar DeRozan: ‘I gave everything I had to that team’
Author: 0 Frustrated DeMar DeRozan: ‘I gave everything I had to that team’

I'm not saying, "You don't have to trade me" or ... just let me know something is going on because I sacrificed everything. DeRozan clearly feels he was wronged and his relationship with Ujiri is over. The San Antonio Spurs traded Kawhi Leonard one week ago, at long last, after months of rumors. San Antonio's newly acquired star guard has reportedly pulled out from participating in the Basketball Without Borders campaign and therefore will not be playing in the upcoming NBA Africa ...

Sports Kevin Durant to CJ McCollum: Blazers Not Winning a Title
Author: 0 Kevin Durant to CJ McCollum: Blazers Not Winning a Title

If the reigning two-time Finals MVP told you that your team was not going to win a championship and you shouldn't be concerned with what teams in title contention are doing during the offseason, would it be better or worse if it happened on your own podcast? Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors drives on C.J.

Sports Blue Jays close to sending J.A. Happ to Yankees
Author: 0 Blue Jays close to sending J.A. Happ to Yankees

Their long-anticipated trade of left-handed starter J.A. Happ will be something of a preliminary, too. Drury has played in the majors for the Diamondbacks and Yankees over part of the last four seasons. Lowering their asking price on Happ seemed to be the trick, as things picked up quickly after that happened. That being said, this is a pretty damn good deal for the Blue Jays.

Sports Sadio Mané helps Liverpool sink Manchester City as Tottenham thrash Roma
Author: 0 Sadio Mané helps Liverpool sink Manchester City as Tottenham thrash Roma

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah celebrates a goal during a pre-season friendly against Manchester City on 25 July 2018. In fact, the outspoken Portuguese says, the media should "demand" that Klopp's side win the Premier League . "Don't find excuses", he said . "But the family is happy living in Manchester, my experiences of the Premier League are good". We have three more years of contract but the results will dictate what will happen in the future.

Sports Alex Cora not happy with Sox-Orioles postponement
Author: 0 Alex Cora not happy with Sox-Orioles postponement

Currently, the Yankees own the Majors' best bullpen when it comes to an ERA (2.75) and opponents' batting average (.199). "Thankfully, (Masahiro) Tanaka provided a complete game for us (Tuesday night), so our bullpen is well rested (Wednesday)".

Sports Bayern Munich sign Canadian winger Davies in record MLS deal
Author: 0 Bayern Munich sign Canadian winger Davies in record MLS deal

He joined the Whitecaps youth set-up in 2015 at the age of 14, before making his MLS debut a year later. Davies and Whitecaps VP of soccer operations Greg Anderson traveled to Philadelphia to complete the deal, and are returning to Vancouver for a formal presentation of the move on Thursday.

Sports Jose Mourinho heaps pressure on Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho heaps pressure on Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp

Both clubs possess the best attacks in England, and possibly Europe, making them the heavy favorites to contend for the PL. "If Liverpool believes they should spend this kind of money, it is because they believe it is best for them". "When we made a decision to extend the contract", he said. "The second half pleased me, first half not so much", Klopp said. "In the past it didn't happen, years ago, and that is good for our future".

Sports Kawhi Leonard to skip USA Basketball minicamp coached by Gregg Popovich
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard to skip USA Basketball minicamp coached by Gregg Popovich

Green, too, is making his way back from a tear in his groin that was picked up in his end-of-season physical with San Antonio, and clearly the Raptors were comfortable with his health status as well. Some days would be good. "They did everything they could, but I think it would have been nice to see a specialist, just to see if there was another angle, another view", Green said of the Spurs' training staff.

Sports Arsenal's Unai Emery confident Ivan Gazidis won't go to AC Milan
Author: 0 Arsenal's Unai Emery confident Ivan Gazidis won't go to AC Milan

After Luciano Vietto's opener for Atletico against the run of play, teenager Smith Rowe hit a dazzling equaliser - his first senior goal - in front of new boss Unai Emery as it finished 1-1 after normal time . Nigerian global Iwobi, 22, progressed to the Arsenal first-team from the academy and his new contract is reportedly worth £70,000-a-week. Iwobi, who scored three goals and got seven assists in 39 appearances in all competitions for his London club during the 2017-18 camp, ...