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  • Scholes 'surprised' Mourinho remained in job, says manager is 'embarrassing' club
Scholes 'surprised' Mourinho remained in job, says manager is 'embarrassing' club

Speaking to reporters after the game, Mourinho said he understood the feelings of the spectators. When Scholes' comments were put to the Portuguese, he responded: "Freedom of speech". 'The decision [about the captaincy and vice-captaincy] is for the coach to make, now we need to see the positives. It is a very hard group, yes. "We have Newca...

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  • Be optimistic, Mauricio Pochettino urges depleted Spurs ahead of Barcelona clash
Be optimistic, Mauricio Pochettino urges depleted Spurs ahead of Barcelona clash

England stars, Kieran Trippier and Danny Rose were used at wing-back in their last game over the weekend, but Pochettino likes to rotate that department, so one or both of Serge Aurier and Ben Davies could return. "Plenty of our players were involved in the World Cup and until we arrived at Real Madrid it was our biggest game". Anything is possible...

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  • Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United supporters ahead of Valencia clash
Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United supporters ahead of Valencia clash

For much of the past 10 days since Manchester United's draw with Wolves, the way developments at the club have been covered emphasises the polarisation between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba. As a Liverpool man, I'm laughing my socks off at United's implosion and I'm sure their fans would do the same if it the same scenario was happening at Li...

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  • Cubs' NL wild-card game roster has Strop, not Edwards
Cubs' NL wild-card game roster has Strop, not Edwards

The Cubs left stunned, saddened and stumped about why they stopped hitting and what will come next now with their season suddenly over. The Chicago Cubs belong in the playoffs with 95 victories and a run differential of +116. Colorado lost this game last season and hasn't played in an NLDS since 2009. And they beat Washington in a grueling Divisi...

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  • Injured Seahawks Player Flips Off His Own Team
Injured Seahawks Player Flips Off His Own Team

After Thomas crumpled to the ground near the goal line as the Cardinals tied the game at 17 with about nine minutes left in the fourth quarter, he was driven off the field and to the locker room, his leg already in a cast. That assures Thomas will receive the rest of his $8.5 million salary for this season and means that at the end of the season he...

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  • Sergio Aguero struggling with injury at Manchester City Pep Guardiola
Sergio Aguero struggling with injury at Manchester City Pep Guardiola

City strolled to the title last season, playing only for records over the final weeks of the season, but this campaign is shaping up differently, with Chelsea and especially Liverpool looking capable of providing a serious challenge. He's a great guy and a fantastic player. Here, we take a look at the story of Klopp's history with Guardiola -...

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  • Jose Mourinho advised to introduce radical new rule by Manchester United legend
Jose Mourinho advised to introduce radical new rule by Manchester United legend

But United, who finished a distant second behind Manchester City last season, are going backwards on the pitch - licking their wounds after their worst start to a league campaign for 29 years. 'For many months people are asking for Martial, Martial, Martial, ' said Mourinho after the match, explaining his decision to axe Sanchez and hand the Fran...

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  • Barcelona can't rely on Messi to solve everything, admits Suarez
Barcelona can't rely on Messi to solve everything, admits Suarez

After the match against Athletic, Luis Suarez and Leo Messi spoke to the media. Argentina skipper Lionel Messi has reportedly advised his club FC Barcelona to make a move for Spanish youngster Oscar Rodriguez, who now plays for another La Liga side Leganes on loan from Catalan's arch-rivals Real Madrid, reports Spanish outlet, Don Balon ...

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  • Joachim Low pleased Germany will host Euro 2024
Joachim Low pleased Germany will host Euro 2024

Turkey's Servet Yardimci, who is a member of the executive committee, and Germany's Reinhard Grindel, who is a vice president of the UEFA, are not eligible to vote. Earlier this year, German footballer of Turkish origin, Mesut Ozil, quit the national side, accusing the country's football federation of institutional racism .

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  • Welbeck double sees off Brentford
Welbeck double sees off Brentford

Henrik Dalsgaard gave the Bees the lead after scoring in the first 44 seconds of the match, but the squad struggled to create scoring chances later in the match. Welbeck bagged his brace eight minutes before halftime and made it 2-0 for Emery's men with a simple tap in after an unselfish cut-back from Nacho Monreal.

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  • Paul Pogba’s agent to hold Manchester United talks in November over future
Paul Pogba’s agent to hold Manchester United talks in November over future

Someone has done the hard work and provided subtitles for the dramatic bust-up between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba at Manchester United's training ground yesterday. "You're not a captain, you will never be a captain". Laurent Blanc's name has come up in conversation every time the managerial vacancy has opened up at Old Trafford , and i...

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  • Rumor: Timberwolves asked for Ben Simmons in Jimmy Butler trade
Rumor: Timberwolves asked for Ben Simmons in Jimmy Butler trade

Stein reports the Heat have been "aggressively" pursuing Butler since he requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves last week. The Heat enter '18-19 with a almost identical roster as last season, when they went 44-38 to secure the No.

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  • Osaka reaches Pan Pacific Open final at Giorgi's expense
Osaka reaches Pan Pacific Open final at Giorgi's expense

The 20-year-old, who has climbed to seventh in the world rankings since her stunning victory over Serena Williams in NY, piled on the pressure in the second. "I feel like I'm improving in every match, but the opponents are always more tough". But at least you know you can put everything into it. The newly-crowned US Open champion, who was biddi...

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  • Liverpool star Gini Wijnaldum reveals why working with Jurgen Klopp is ‘difficult’
Liverpool star Gini Wijnaldum reveals why working with Jurgen Klopp is ‘difficult’

All my respect. It's really good to watch. Antonio Rudiger's injury against West Ham led to Cahill's first appearance of the season as he stepped off the bench at the London Stadium, but the England global has failed to even make the majority of his side's match day squads in 2018-19.

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  • Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic lose doubles match at Laver Cup
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic lose doubles match at Laver Cup

Djokovic won 6-4, 6-4 against Federer to become the first player to declare himself the "Golden Master'". Making his tournament debut, Djokovic joins Federer, Alexander Zverev , Grigor Dimitrov , David Goffin and Kyle Edmund on the Team Europe squad ( Jeremy Chardy is the alternate), captained by Bjorn Borg.

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  • Kawhi says he's 'a fun guy' to open Raptors media day
Kawhi says he's 'a fun guy' to open Raptors media day

I get they want to represent all of Canada, but isn't that what the red/white uniform is for? I want to do great things ... focus on this year. When Lowry finally stepped in front of the cameras at the Raptors' media day on Monday, he was peppered with questions about Ujiri, Leonard, new head coach Nick Nurse, and how much the team has changed si...

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  • Jose Mourinho hints he'll play strong Manchester United squad vs Derby County
Jose Mourinho hints he'll play strong Manchester United squad vs Derby County

Some reports have interpreted Pogba's comments as undermining Jose Mourinho's instructions to the team, perhaps prompting the tweet Pogba sent early on Monday afternoon. Frank Lampard is relishing the chance to pit his wits against former manager Jose Mourinho when Manchester United host Derby in the League Cup at Old Trafford on Tuesda...

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  • Mo Salah has won the Puskas Award
Mo Salah has won the Puskas Award

France boss Didier Deschamps took home the prize for best manager after leading Les Bleus to their second World Cup title with a 4-2 triumph over Croatia in the July final. "It was an unbelievable season, the best season in my life", said Modric. FIFA World XI: De Gea, Dani Alves, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Kante, Ede...

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