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Sports Carabao Cup quarter-final draw: Arsenal to host Spurs
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As long as the majority of the boys are fit then we have a really good football team. While his side performed well on one end of its League Cup victory over Derby County this week, he wasn't all too pleased with how they defended against the Championship side.

Sports Paul Pogba can be world-class but must find greater consistency
Author: 0 Paul Pogba can be world-class but must find greater consistency

But despite topping the goalscoring charts Pogba has also been on the receiving end of some criticism - something the 25-year-old has grown used to since his £89 million ($116m) return to Old Trafford in the summer of 2016. "I've mentioned Silva, but City have got better players than United". "He has fantastic skills, but for him to have the best opportunity of success at Old Trafford, Pogba needs to be playing in the final third of the pitch as much as possible, whether that's him on the ...

Sports Wayne Rooney set for England farewell match
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney set for England farewell match

The DC United striker is not expected to captain the side. Gareth Southgate has taken the surprise decision to recall Rooney, who retired from global football a year ago, for the friendly fixture at Wembley on 15 November. However, now Wazza will train and play for England once more in what is set to be his very final appearance in an England shirt. Rooney's last appearance for England came in November 2016 in a 3-0 victory over Scotland.

Sports Maryland fires coach day after reinstatement
Author: 0 Maryland fires coach day after reinstatement

DJ Durkin's return as Maryland's football coach lasted one day. After receiving that report, the board chose to bring him back, saying he was "unfairly blamed for the dysfunction in the athletic department". President Wallace Loh announced he intends to retire after the end of the 2018-19 academic year. After Brady's announcement, Hogan's office issued a statement that read: "Governor Hogan thanks Mr.

Sports India Vs West Indies T-20 series to begin from today
Author: 0 India Vs West Indies T-20 series to begin from today

Star West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell was on Saturday ruled out of the three-match T20 series against India , dealing a big blow to the visitors on the eve of the opening game at the Eden Gardens here. Under Jason Holder, West Indies were mauled 0-2 in the Test series in six days' of action. For the clash at historic Eden Gardens, there will be no Chris Gayle - the most successful batsman ever in T20s - nor any Evin Lewis, who has already plundered two centuries in 17 matches.

Sports Clinical Everton put three past Ryan's Brighton
Author: 0 Clinical Everton put three past Ryan's Brighton

Benitez had backed skipper Jamaal Lascelles' call for a united front in the run-up to the game, and he certainly got it as a team which lost Yoshinori Muto, Lascelles and Jonjo Shelvey to injury inside six minutes either side of half-time scrapped its way to the finishing line in front of a vociferous crowd of 49,157.

Sports Sebastian Vettel shows his class as he congratulates Lewis Hamilton
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel shows his class as he congratulates Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton had gone into the 71-lap race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez with a virtually unassailable 70-point lead over closest title rival Sebastian Vettel , who finished second ahead of his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen. Hamilton's family originates from Grenada, where his grandfather still lived, and he is the first man of African-Caribbean descent to race in Formula 1 .

Sports 'Mayweather Should Fight Khabib in Real UFC Fight'
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While the manager's tweet was vague, Khabib's American Kickboxing Academy teammate, and heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier backed a Nurmagomedov vs GSP super-fight. The cross-promotion bout had the second-most pay-per-view buys in history garnering 4.3 million buys. "I think this fight should take place in Russian Federation".

Sports Djokovic ousts Federer from Paris Masters
Author: 0 Djokovic ousts Federer from Paris Masters

Federer faced two break points in the opening game of the second set as Djokovic threatened to take control, but matters stayed on serve until a few minutes of uncharacteristic sloppiness from the Serb gave Federer a chance to level, which he took with a fizzing forehand victor.

Sports Stormy Liberal wins Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint
Author: 0 Stormy Liberal wins Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint

The biggest European team ever to travel to a Breeders' Cup had mixed fortunes over the two days, and the three runners from British and Irish stables in the Classic 40 minutes later had no answer to the stretch run of the favourite, Accelerate.

Sports Maurizio Sarri on Chelsea's defence - 'The situation is dangerous'
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri on Chelsea's defence - 'The situation is dangerous'

January offers a chance for Chelsea to bolster their defensive options but Sarri, who has previously described the transfer market as "the refuge of the weak", is determined to find solutions on the training pitch. "I have to look also to the minutes in the national teams". "I think here I was lucky because my players were able to win without a high level of tactical level", the Italian coach added.

Sports England edge impotent Boks at Twickenham
Author: 0 England edge impotent Boks at Twickenham

The incident had occurred within kicking distance for Handre Pollard , who was left with his head in his hands after an earlier long-range penalty had shaved a post five minutes from time. South Africa's director of rugby, Rassie Erasmus, would not be drawn on the legitimacy of the challenge. "There was a lot of toughness from us". South Africa was dominating the scrum, so Ben Moon made his England debut at halftime.

Sports Dejan Lovren digs out Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos
Author: 0 Dejan Lovren digs out Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos

He should be the best defender in the world and they chose Ramos . "I always said one of the best". Two months prior to the World Cup final, Lovren played in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid , where he went up against Spaniard Ramos.

Sports Lakers coach Walton confident of management support
Author: 0 Lakers coach Walton confident of management support

According to Chris Broussard of Fox Sports, two former head coaches, Jason Kidd and Mark Jackson, are names to keep an eye on going forward. McMenamin and Wojnarowski noted that Johnson's tone was aggressive during the meeting as well. "As I was talking to Luke [with Pelinka], we said, 'Don't worry about if we get out to a bad start, '" Johnson told reporters in September. "But eventually we are going to get it, and we are going to be a really good team".

Sports Penn State primed for road clash against powerful MI
Author: 0 Penn State primed for road clash against powerful MI

The victory over Iowa marked the third consecutive win for the Lions in the series and the fifth in a row dating back to 2011. Using the consistency metric again, Patterson has been sacked 12 times this season, most of those sacks taking place as Patterson circled in the backfield, at times failing to see the open man.

Sports Basketballer caught flying into Australia with pet bulldog in hand luggage
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Former Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce has weighed in on the Lamar Patterson dog scandal, saying we should put down dogs that arrive in Australia illegally. Patterson, 27, was detained at Brisbane Airport on Thursday morning when his dog Kobe was discovered in his carry-on bag following his flight from Los Angeles.

Sports Figo Asked Who He Would Choose Out Of Cristiano Or Brazil's Ronaldo
Author: 0 Figo Asked Who He Would Choose Out Of Cristiano Or Brazil's Ronaldo

He did give Messi a quick mention however as he finished by saying: " But I will wait and see if all these players are still at the top in 10 years, like Messi and I have done, and like we continue to do ". "And I do not ask the question in these terms". For Di Maria's teammate Neymar, the situation is a little different. That was twelve years ago now, way back in 2006 when Italy won the World Cup after Zinedine Zidane's infamous headbutt on Marco Materazzi.

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R Smith hoping for a trade
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R Smith hoping for a trade

Regardless of who's out there, who's not out there, I'm always going to be a good teammate to my teammates. However, Drew said he doesn't want the "interim" tag unless he gets some assurance from Cleveland's front office and the sides have not come to an agreement on a restructured contract.

Sports I’ll stay to bring back Spurs’ glory days, says Pochettino
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Alli, who signed a new six-year contract earlier this week , cited manager Mauricio Pochettino as "a massive part" of his decision to commit his future and also said that the prospect of finally moving into a new stadium next year was a "little part" of the decision.

Sports Lot of good for 49ers in Thursday night romp against Raiders
Author: 0 Lot of good for 49ers in Thursday night romp against Raiders

Through three quarters Mullens has gone 15-of-20, for 260 yards, posting a near ideal quarterback rating of 156.3. Mostert recorded seven carries for 86 yards before he exited the game to lead the 49ers running back corps. The 49ers, who struggled against the Cardinals, looked like a playoff team against the Raiders . Dekoda Watson had 1 1/2 sacks in his first game of the season after getting activated from IR earlier in the day.

Sports Paris Masters: Rafael Nadal withdraws, Djokovic all set to become No 1
Author: 0 Paris Masters: Rafael Nadal withdraws, Djokovic all set to become No 1

Djokovic had learnt on Wednesday he would be back as world number one next week following Rafa Nadal's withdrawal from the tournament through injury. "It's going to be a tough one". "I can not answer. I just go day by day", the 17-time Grand Slam champion said. "It was great to be here in Paris for a couple of days and practice and in terms of tennis, I think I am better than I thought one week ago", Nadal said.

Sports Kevin De Bruyne to miss Manchester United clash after knee injury setback
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne to miss Manchester United clash after knee injury setback

And Guardiola hopes De Bruyne will not be sidelined for long heading into a crucial period of the season. Spain Under-21 midfielder Diaz scored his first senior goal for the club after 18 minutes and added his second in the 65th to secure a place in the next round away to Leicester City or Southampton , who play their rescheduled tie on November 27.

Sports Daniel Cormier Warns Brock Lesnar, Stay Outta My Octagon!
Author: 0 Daniel Cormier Warns Brock Lesnar, Stay Outta My Octagon!

Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman continues his camp in Long Island and discusses fight week hair care; opponent Jacare Souza packs for the trip from Florida to The Big Apple. "Unfortunately, it will not net me the money that I would make fighting Brock Lesnar ". "I would look at it and talk to my training team about it but I don't need to fight", Cormier explained.

Sports West Indies Wins the Toss and Elect to Bat
Author: 0 West Indies Wins the Toss and Elect to Bat

Hemraj is out, Oshane Thomas is in. It was a complete surrender from the West Indies , who let themselves down after competing hard in the first three ODIs. It was the West Indies' lowest total in a one-day global against India , and their 10th lowest against any country. They hardly lose or draw any series at home.

Sports Free tacos offered Thursday at Taco Bell
Author: 0 Free tacos offered Thursday at Taco Bell

The restaurant ran a promotion called " Steal A Base, Steal A Taco ", which promised a free taco should anyone steal a base in Game 1 or Game 2 of the 2018 World Series. Here's how to get free Taco Bell! Thursday is the day to cash in on a free taco at Taco Bell, all thanks to Mookie Betts . Customers who show up at a Taco Bell location at the appropriate time can get any flavor of free Doritos Locos taco they want - Cool Ranch, Fiery, or classic Nacho - with no purchase required.

Sports Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80
Author: 0 Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80

Nicknamed "Stretch" because of his 6-foot-4 frame, McCovey teamed with Willie Mays to create a formidable 1-2 punch in the Giants' lineup for the 13 seasons the two played together. McCovey went to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, his team down 1-0, with runners on second and third base. McCovey smoked a line drive off the Yankees' Ralph Terry -only to watch helplessly as NY second baseman Bobby Richardson snagged it.

Sports Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top first CFP rankings
Author: 0 Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top first CFP rankings

The teams at the top of the initial rankings will likely get jumbled up after this weekend simply because of the Alabama-LSU and Georgia-Kentucky games. But unlike the AP or Coaches Poll, the CFP committee doesn't employ computer rankings to establish hierarchy. Last year, Ohio State won the Big Ten with two losses, including a blowout loss to a mediocre Iowa team.

Sports Chelsea drawn at Stamford Bridge again in Carabao Cup quarter-finals
Author: 0 Chelsea drawn at Stamford Bridge again in Carabao Cup quarter-finals

After several frights, Maurizio Sarri tweaked his defence, bringing on David Luiz and dropping deeper which saw the home side eventually grind out the win - to make it 15 unbeaten games in a row. Controversy surrounded what turned out to be the winning goal for Chelsea . Mount would see a shot deflected just wide, while Caballero palmed up Marriott's shot with the ball looping up on to the roof of the net.