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Unai Emery shares who will start in goal for Arsenal against Chelsea

Unai Emery shares who will start in goal for Arsenal against Chelsea The Gunners have a bad record at Stamford Bridge which will of course be a major worry ahead of the trip to Chelsea on Saturday evening but there is no reason why Arsenal can't go there and ruffle a few feathers. Emery, who has enjoyed success at Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain, has been tasked with the objective of returning Arsenal to the top of the Premier League pile. [Full Article...]

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey calls Bills rookie QB Josh Allen ‘trash’

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey calls Bills rookie QB Josh Allen ‘trash’ In an interview with GQ, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey gave his highly-candid thoughts on a number of quarterbacks throughout the NFL . In May, Allen said he didn't take the initial slight personally . "He's not on my team, he's not my teammate", Allen said, via WGR's Sal Capaccio . [Full Article...]

Danny Cipriani arrested and charged by police after incident at nightclub

Danny Cipriani arrested and charged by police after incident at nightclub Mr Cipriani (30), who won his way back into the England fold in South Africa this summer, was fined £500 for assaulting a doorman and £1,500 for resisting arrest and injuring a female police officer. He was in Jersey as part of the club's pre-season preparations. "However, Danny is a Gloucester Rugby player and will receive our full support as we focus on the exciting season ahead". [Full Article...]

Nigeria drops to 41st position — FIFA Ranking

Nigeria drops to 41st position — FIFA Ranking World Cup hosts Russian Federation, who defied all expectations by making it into the quarter-finals, are the biggest risers in the new rankings. The failure of the five African representatives at Russian Federation 2018 to qualify for the knockout stages of the tournament has seen a change in the top 5 ranked teams on the continent. [Full Article...]

Manchester United ‘confident’ David De Gea will sign new deal

Manchester United ‘confident’ David De Gea will sign new deal Real nearly landed De Gea back in 2015, only for a fax machine "error" to scupper the deal very late on deadline day. Should the 27-year-old sign the new deal, it has been suggested the former Atletico Madrid star will be entitled to a testimonial at the club come the 2021/22 season as he will have given the team 10 years of valuable service by then. [Full Article...]

Facebook Beats Sony to Spanish Soccer Rights in India

Facebook Beats Sony to Spanish Soccer Rights in India Traditionally, India has had more Premier League fans than the La Liga , but with the Spanish football league coming to Indian sub-continent for free via Facebook , that paradigm might see a switch. The matches will be available on the official La Liga Facebook page and individual club Pages. Sony Pictures Network, which held the rights in the region between 2014 and 2018, paid US$32 m... [Full Article...]

Coke Takes Minority Stake, Distribution Rights For BodyArmor

Coke Takes Minority Stake, Distribution Rights For BodyArmor When he invested in BodyArmor, the brand had just come off a year of $10 million in sales. Gatorade dominates the sports drink industry with a roughly 74.7% share of the $8B dollar market. In 2015, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), now KDP, paid $20 million to acquire an 11.7 percent stake in BodyArmor at a $170 million valuation. BodyArmor's co-founder, Mike Repole, happens to be the same minera... [Full Article...]

Barca win Spanish Super Cup after late penalty save

Barca win Spanish Super Cup after late penalty save New signings Malcom , Arturo Vidal and Arthur were expected to be Barca's three non-EU players on Sunday, although Brazilian centre-back Marlon also travelled with the squad. "We got better as the game went on". Dembele's victor gave Barca the flawless start to the new campaign, unlike a year ago when they lost to Real Madrid in the Super Cup. [Full Article...]

WNBA Legend Lindsay Whalen Is Retiring From The Minnesota Lynx

WNBA Legend Lindsay Whalen Is Retiring From The Minnesota Lynx Earlier this year , Whalen, a former star at Hutchinson (Minn.) High School, was named the new head coach of the University of Minnesota Gophers women's basketball team . "I look forward to the next chapter in my basketball career and wish my Lynx coaches and teammates all of the best in the future". Whalen, a four-time WNBA champion, was selected fourth overall by the Sun in the 2004 draft. [Full Article...]

Roquan Smith ends holdout, agrees to contract with the Bears

Roquan Smith ends holdout, agrees to contract with the Bears Smith helped lead Georgia to the national championship game last season and was the Butkus Award victor as college football's best linebacker. The Bears had previously conceded over language involving penalties for personal fouls within a play such as the new helmet-contact rules implemented this season. [Full Article...]

Manchester United's Will Vint leaves club because of visa issues

Manchester United's Will Vint leaves club because of visa issues Mourinho's relationship with Shaw has been called into question on a number of occasions in the past, with the Portuguese boss publicly criticising the full-back on numerous occasions. The same article states that Manchester United believe the summer signing will take a full part in the training session but the suggestion is that Dalot will require a couple of weeks to get up to speed. [Full Article...]

Trump jokes he could play 'matchmaker' for Modi

Trump jokes he could play 'matchmaker' for Modi Trump told the publication. Sources tell the publication that, while preparing for a meeting with the prime minister of India, Trump had no idea how to pronounce the name of Asian nation Nepal, which he initially pronounced as "nipple". Trump has a particularly "bizarre" interest in French President Emmanuel Macron, one former official said, and randomly calls him for no apparent reason . [Full Article...]

Kevin De Bruyne suffers "knee ligament" injury in training

According to www.metro.co.uk, De Bruyne faces around two months out after suffering the injury when he caught his studs in the turf before leaving the training ground on crutches. He played his first competitive football of the season against Arsenal on the opening day of the Premier League on Sunday , coming on after 60 minutes to replace Riyad Mahrez. [Full Article...]

With gun salutes, Pakistan marks 71 years of independence

With gun salutes, Pakistan marks 71 years of independence A 21-gun salute will also take place in Islamabad . "The economic problems being faced by Pakistan and the complex issues confronting it can only be overcome if we follow the teachings of the Quaid-e-Azam [Muhammad Ali Jinnah] and Allama Iqbal [Muhammad Iqbal] in their true spirit", Hussain said in a message for his compatriots. [Full Article...]

Kevin De Bruyne suffers serious injury in Manchester City training

Reports emerged earlier today of a potential season-ending injury for the Belgium global, who finished runner-up in last term's PFA Player of the Year voting. The 27-year-old is one of the Premier League's star performers and City will be hoping that the injury isn't too serious. De Bruyne was pictured healthy and happy during today's City training session which involved an intense gym workout... [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi's Argentina retirement 'would be understandable' - Carlos Tevez

Lionel Messi's Argentina retirement 'would be understandable' - Carlos Tevez The Argentinian daily Clarin on Tuesday reported that the Barcelona forward will not appear to play in Argentina's next game against Guatemala on September 7 and against Colombia in NY on September 11. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning to help them qualify for this year's World Cup in ... [Full Article...]

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training The club confirmed on its website that the midfielder had been injured in training but added that the extent of the injury was not yet known. De Bruyne made 52 appearances in a marathon 2017-18 season for City before featuring heavily for Belgium at the World Cup. [Full Article...]

Next Spain Star Announces Retirement

Next Spain Star Announces Retirement Silva's announcement follows on from the worldwide retirement of centre-back Gerard Pique last week. But after more than a decade playing for his nation, Silva has chose to call it a day and focus on his club career. "I have lived and dreamed with a team that will be forever remembered", Silva, who scored 33 goals in 125 appearances with La Roja during his 12 years with the squad, said in the st... [Full Article...]

Cubs’ Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps

Cubs’ Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps He didn't want me to tell him that. I'm not going to lie. Ben Zobrist, one of the most mild-tempered players in any sport, had enough of the bullshit and said what every player in Major League Baseball is thinking. Cubs manager Joe Maddon came out and was ejected. Zobrist, despite being extremely animated toward the umpire, stayed in the game. This is the latest chapter in what has become a su... [Full Article...]

Kanté comfortable with surprise new Chelsea role

Kanté comfortable with surprise new Chelsea role The former Everton man joined us last season but didn't impress a lot under Antonio Conte . With Conte away from the club, Willian has now revealed that if the Italian had stayed with the Blues, he would have had no choice but to move away from the club this summer. [Full Article...]


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