Friday July 20-th, 2018

Pochettino hails Alli as 'best young player' Pochettino hails Alli as 'best young player'

Well, we always want more but from the day that he makes his debut for us, he is one of the best in the world. "We will see because he's going to play for the national team [in the upcoming friendlies] and players are not machines", Pochettino sa...

Stoke City given Xherdan Shaqiri injury scare ahead of Everton clash Stoke City given Xherdan Shaqiri injury scare ahead of Everton clash

Stoke are winless in their last four matches against Everton (D1, L3), having won the previous three. They have an impressive recent record against their opponents, but we don't see them picking up a win in this game. With Williams out injured , ...

French arms firm to appear in court with Zuma French arms firm to appear in court with Zuma

Meanwhile, the ruling African National Congress yesterday said it noted the NPA's decision to reinstate charges against former president Zuma but highlighted that he was innocent until proven guilty. "That accountability starts now", DA leader Mmusi ...

Rabada's Test ban appeal to be heard on Monday

The conduct breach earned Rabada three demerit points and a 50% match fine from ICC Match Referee Jeff Crowe. Rabada is appealing the suspension by the ICC on Monday, and is being represented by advocate Dali Mpofu. "I didn't even feel contact in...

Halep, Venus out of Indian Wells in upsets Halep, Venus out of Indian Wells in upsets

And in Indian Wells this week she beat former No1, and one of the form players of 2018, Angelique Kerber , and last night, the mighty Venus Williams in one of the matches of the year so far, her fourth straight top-20 win of the tournament.

Colts Trade Down in Draft, Give up Number Three Pick Colts Trade Down in Draft, Give up Number Three Pick

After New York lost out on the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes, the Jets are now primed to draft the quarterback of the future with the third overall pick. He also plans to attend the pro days for Darnold and Allen. For the Colts, they now have nine pic...

Vontaze Burfict Facing Four-Game Suspension For PEDs Vontaze Burfict Facing Four-Game Suspension For PEDs

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, according to a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN . His base salary of $3.58 million is paid in 17 installments of $221,...

Conte warns Leicester forwards will be a threat to Chelsea Conte warns Leicester forwards will be a threat to Chelsea

Willy Caballero has started in the previous rounds of the FA Cup so I expect we'll see him recalled on Sunday. Indeed, Chelsea have gone on to win the competition on each of the last three occasions they've met Leicester in the FA Cup (1997...

All England Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy carry India's hopes in QFs All England Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy carry India's hopes in QFs

Sindhu has had to battle hard over three games in each of her three matches in this tournament. In the third and decisive game, the Indian looked exhausted and trailed 12-16 but fought back to equalize with four straight points before sealing the ...

Houston Texans sign former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu Houston Texans sign former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu

Arizona made a decision to release Mathieu on Wednesday when the two sides couldn't come together on a restructured contract. The Packers, meanwhile, have struck out on all the top cornerbacks in free agency, including Kyle Fuller, who agreed to an...

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui makes big Alvaro Morata claim Spain coach Julen Lopetegui makes big Alvaro Morata claim

La Roja boss Julen Lopetegui has ditched the Blues forward for two of their final four final warm-up fixtures with Germany and Argentina on March 23 and 27. The Brazilian-born star resolved his future by returning to his former club, Atletico, a...

Arkansas bounced by Butler, 79-62 Arkansas bounced by Butler, 79-62

Jordan said he does not look beyond the first round, presuming Purdue coach Matt Painter, who defeated the Bulldogs, 82-67, on December 16, feels the same way. That advantage was brief, though. Once Butler regained the lead a few moments later, it ...

Narine reported for suspect action Narine reported for suspect action

Pakistan's former captain and presently coach of the Quetta Gladiators team, Moin Khan, raised concerns over Narine's bowling action after the match and said he was surprised that no one had reported the West Indian spinner for his action as yet.

Florida State routs Missouri, advances in NCAA Tournament Florida State routs Missouri, advances in NCAA Tournament

While Porter, considered a potential National Basketball Association lottery pick, returned from back surgery in time to appear in the SEC Tournament, Missouri will play without suspended forward Jordan Barnett , the team's second-leading scorer (...

Topman pulls controversial t-shirt after Hillsborough backlash Topman pulls controversial t-shirt after Hillsborough backlash

The retailer's new £20 red top, which has "Karma" written down one sleeve, "96" on the back and a rose with the words "What goes around comes back around" underneath, has upset some fans. The shirt was still available for sale on Topman's online stor...

Twitter reacts to Texas' first-round loss to Nevada Twitter reacts to Texas' first-round loss to Nevada

Nevada went 6-for-6 from the floor in overtime. NASHVILLE , TN - MARCH 16: Mohamed Bamba #4 of the Texas Longhorns blocks a shot by Jordan Caroline #24 of the Nevada Wolf Pack during the game in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basket...

Eric Reid's free-agent market is quiet. He says he knows why Eric Reid's free-agent market is quiet. He says he knows why

Reid further commented on Thursday that he doesn't believe it's the General Managers who wants to see him out, but the league owners. "[General managers] aren't the hold up". "I would say I understand that's a possibility". 'And I'm completely fine...

Federation Internationale de Football Association finally approves video assistant referees for 2018 Russia World Cup Federation Internationale de Football Association finally approves video assistant referees for 2018 Russia World Cup

Referees will be able to call on VAR to review and overturn "clear and obvious errors" plus "serious missed incidents" involving goals, penalty awards, red cards, and mistaken identity. "The intervention of VAR takes one minute on average in each gam...

UMBC makes history in NCAA Tourney beating No. 1 seed Virginia UMBC makes history in NCAA Tourney beating No. 1 seed Virginia

By the time Arkel Lamar made a 3-pointer with 3:35 remaining, UMBC led, 61-44, and had the crowd cheering wildly in anticipation of the Retrievers completing a remarkable feat. Until the Retrievers of Maryland, Baltimore County played the Virginia ...

Cumbrian MP calls on England to boycott World Cup in Russian Federation Cumbrian MP calls on England to boycott World Cup in Russian Federation

Former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned in Salisbury last week, with Prime Minister Theresa May insisting Russian Federation were to blame. The Russian channel announced Mourinho as its main pundit for this summer's tournam...

Buffon: Most determined team will win Juventus-Madrid tie Buffon: Most determined team will win Juventus-Madrid tie

A new Saturday lunchtime (Sunday NZ time) kick-off against Everton next month means Liverpool will have just 63 hours between the first leg against City finishing and the 231st Merseyside derby starting at Everton's Goodison Park ground in fron...

Detroit Lions sign LeGarrette Blount to help ailing running game Detroit Lions sign LeGarrette Blount to help ailing running game

According to Pro Football Talk, Blount signed a one-year, $4.5 million deal with Detroit on Friday. That could range from lead back to pass-protector to pass-catcher to short-yardage specialist. Blount's National Football League experience over ...

Bengals' Vontaze Burfict reportedly facing four-game suspension for PED violation Bengals' Vontaze Burfict reportedly facing four-game suspension for PED violation

Burfict's potential appeal could stem from his use of prescribed medication for the concussion he sustained on a hit from Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster in a game on December 4, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. This would be ...

Champions League: Manchester City Won't Fancy Liverpool Euro Test, Says Jurgen Klopp Champions League: Manchester City Won't Fancy Liverpool Euro Test, Says Jurgen Klopp

Los Blancos have started to become near unbeatable in the Champions League and Juventus just managed to advance on the bank of Tottenham's defensive mistakes. "We have a few games to play until then, but I am really looking forward to it and we...

Hughton insists Brighton can upset Man Utd Hughton insists Brighton can upset Man Utd

When you look at the last five seasons, you can see a common trend - the players seem to have lost that spark, that confidence to believe that the team could just about beat anyone on their day. The Red Devils are now in second place in the Premier ...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT