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Mourinho bemoans fixture congestion ahead of Saints clash

But like this I never have, I never have. "We didn't chose Europa League, we had to do it because if I have Ashley Young, Luke Shaw , Marcus Rojo..." "I want to give the players the best conditions to try to go to the final". As reported by United's official website , Josh Harrop scored a hat-trick for the home team as the Manchester club sealed all three points against their London rivals in a thrilling Premier League 2 encounter. Read More

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Alexis Sanchez keeps Arsenal's Champions League hopes alive

The Chilean then bundled in a second from Olivier Giroud's cut-back to take his league tally for the season to 23 - just one goal behind the league's leading scorer Romelu Lukaku. "I've been a player myself and I would hate anybody questioning me, saying I wasn't going to be playing and was going to chuck it". "Now, every day I do this and it is okay but sometimes with all the games we play every three days, it is hard and I need to have a rest to recover well for my Achilles". Read More

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Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho admits he is 'happy' with Barcelona's interest

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho admits he is 'happy' with Barcelona's interest

Philippe Coutinho is a "special" player with the ability to produce "moments of magic", says Liverpool team-mate Divock Origi. "He's there in the big moments and for me, he's a joy to play with". But Origi said the squad do not see it that way despite the club's stumbling towards the finishing line in recent weeks. "We will be at home which is very good and I think we can go with a lot of belief and a lot of confidence", he said. Read More

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Striker sends message to Liverpool fans about his future

If we win we will be in the Champions League so the prize is big. "We were too open for our liking and they have good quality players and a lot of speed". "We can make it easy for ourselves if we play well and score goals". Sturridge made his first league start since January after an injury-ridden season where he had multiple spells on the sidelines. Read More

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Celtics blow out Wizards, take control of series

In the last nine games between the teams, the home team has won every time . The Wizards' loss Wednesday in Boston wasn't as devastating as the Capitals' loss that night at Verizon Center. "We didn't have the focus we had to have going into this game". The last player you would ever expect to speak up to the media, Bradley came out earlier and demanded the respect that he has earned. Read More

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Iguodala's MRI Reveals No Structural Damage

Iguodala's MRI Reveals No Structural Damage

The 33-year-old is a key part to the Warriors' success, coming off of the bench and being able to provide valuable minutes as a strong defender. Look for the Warriors to be sparing with Iguodala now because they need him later - Iguodala is crucial for how the Warriors like to defend the Cavaliers and LeBron James . Read More

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Chelsea win the Premier League

Chelsea fans brought Antonio Conte's wife to tears as they sang the Italian manager's name before kick-off and in the early stages of the game. "I thank them for their commitment and work rate", Conte said of his players. The win for Chelsea comes after they finished at 10th position in the last season. "The beauty of football", Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas said, "a player who didn't play a lot scores the winning goal for the championship". Read More

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Mourinho: Manchester United don't want to play Premier League games right now

However, Mourinho says Romero will retain his spot and spoke in glowing terms about the good relationship between his top two goalkeepers. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's criticism of defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones for their "cautious approach" towards recovery from injury reflects his desire to have them on the field, England global Smalling has said. Read More

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Guardiola: Barcelona and Bayern would have sacked me for trophyless season

Guardiola: Barcelona and Bayern would have sacked me for trophyless season

But, despite the massive investment, City is clinging to fourth place in the Premier League heading into the final week of the season; Arsenal is three points behind with two games remaining. Sure. "When everything happens and it's not so good, you can change the manager". He told ESPN Brasil: "The team has played the way I wanted". Despite the fact that the season is not explicitly specified in Guardiola, the last year's index of "citizens" can still be corrected. Read More

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Eddie Lacy earns $55K bonus by weighing in at 253 pounds

Eddie Lacy earns $55K bonus by weighing in at 253 pounds

Eddie Lacy , at 26-years-old, will be the oldest running back on the Seahawks' roster and will most likely be splitting carries with Thomas Rawls , Troymaine Pope and C.J. Lacy has several weight clauses in his one-year deal with Seattle. Furthermore, from September through December Lacy will be weighed once a month and is required to way less than 245 lbs for the incentives to kick in. Read More

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Indians' Carlos Carrasco dealing with left pectoral injury

Indians' Carlos Carrasco dealing with left pectoral injury

Abraham Almonte also exited the game with a right biceps strain. "He'll have an MRI, but it's going to be awhile for him". Terry Francona proved once again on Monday why he is among the most entertaining managers in the majors. the Indians, he is 0-1 with a 2.92 ERA. In his past four starts, he is 1-1 with a 1.42 ERA while holding opposing teams to a.154 batting average. But he was safe at first by half a step, which allowed Michael Brantley, who had walked earlier in the inning, to score. Read More

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Australian man arrives at McDonald's in helicopter

Australian man arrives at McDonald's in helicopter

Extraordinary cellphone footage shows a man walking away from a McDonald's towards a helicopter with a brown takeaway bag from the fast-food chain and take off. 'Every now and then we do that sort of stuff, ' he said. The agency said that as long as the pilot had the permission of the land owner, he could technically use it to land his aircraft as long as it was safe. Read More

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Critically endangered tortoises worth £200k seized at Malaysia airport

Critically endangered tortoises worth £200k seized at Malaysia airport

Under Section 135 (1) (a) of the Customs Act 1967, those found guilty of illegally importing them into the country can be fined a maximum of 20 times the value of the smuggled items, or face three years imprisonment, or both. The tortoises are just one in a series of intercepted African animal contraband, as two weeks ago a shipment of pangolin scales worth United States dollars 2.1 million were found and USD 3.1 million worth of rhino horn were intercepted a month ago as well. Read More

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Arsene Wenger: 'Aaron Ramsey benefiting from back three'

It was Sanchez who opened the scoring on the hour mark, twisting and turning through the Southampton defence before slotting past Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster - his 20th league strike of the season. Arsene Wenger's side will also hope to reel in Liverpool, who have 70 points from 36. Giroud made sure of victory in the 83rd minute, nodding home after Ramsey had headed the ball across the box following more good work from Sanchez. Read More

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Celtics take down Wizards 115-105; now face Cavs

Celtics take down Wizards 115-105; now face Cavs

At the half, Beal had played 22 minutes, and recorded 14 points for the Wizards . The series, though, got chippy after Kelly Olynyk popped out Kevin Love's shoulder while battling for a rebound in Game 1. Scroll back through to follow the action from this winner-take-all Game 7. Wall did have six of his 11 assists in the fourth quarter, but was ice cold with his shot. Read More

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Indian team announced for next months Champions Trophy

Indian team announced for next months Champions Trophy

The BCCI thereafter decided unanimously during the SGM on Sunday that the Indian cricket team will participate in the Champions Trophy and the selection meeting to pick the squad would be held on Monday. "Since Yuvraj and Kedar Jadhav can bowl spin, he narrowly missed out", and added:"Kuldeep's name was discussed because of his quality more than anything else". Read More

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Newcastle and Chelsea reach £6m agreement over Atsu

Newcastle and Chelsea reach £6m agreement over Atsu

Though the Foxes have had a disappointing season, following their unlikely Premier League triumph last season, Morgan signed a new three year contract to remain at the King Power Stadium in July. St James Park has been his fifth loan destination since joining the blues and if he is ever going to get his career going properly, Christian Atsu needs a place he can call home. Read More

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Macron talks up 2024 Paris Olympic bid to Bach

Macron talks up 2024 Paris Olympic bid to Bach

Macron told Bach that Paris' bid is backed by the French sports world and he bigged up "the expected benefits for all French people", said the statement from his En Marche! campaign team. After bidding for the 2024 Olympics , Los Angeles might have to wait. In July, they will post reports on both visits and on September 13th of this year, the IOC Evaluation Committee will meet to vote on and select a host city for 2024. Read More

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West Ham United v Liverpool

Adam Lallana feels Liverpool passed a major test of character in the race for a Champions League spot by thrashing West Ham on Sunday. If you don't have intensity in games then teams and players like coutinho will rinse you! "I'm happy to know that a great club has an interest, it's cool, for the recognition of my work, what I have to do is keep working hard". Read More

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Same old story for Atletico against triumphant rivals Real

Same old story for Atletico against triumphant rivals Real

Ramos declared: "Overall, it was an outstanding display". Meanwhile, Zidane is wary of the threat posed by Atletico, noting that his Madrid side have been conceding too many goals of late. We managed the game very well tonight, we prepared well for it and were aware of our strengths and theirs. "The ball hit me and then went in, but the credit should go to the player who took the free kick". Read More

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Red Bull: Upgrade has closed gap to Ferrari

Red Bull: Upgrade has closed gap to Ferrari

The Australia has endured a frustrating season, with Red Bull again off the pace and a rising teammate in Max Verstappen who is matching him at every turn. "If it's equal, I don't need luck to win but, at the moment, when you're a little bit behind, you do need a bit of luck, like we had previous year". Read More

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Lewis Hamilton: "This is why I race"

Vettel had a great surge from second on the grid, going past Hamilton to the first right-hand turn and staying in front just as his Ferrari partner's race ended. However, with the lead pair lapping everyone up to third-place man Daniel Ricciardo, Wolff admits Mercedes were still wary of Ferrari pitting Vettel for a fresh set of softs for a late charge at the end and told Hamilton to drive accordingly. Read More

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