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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager says club have spoken to transfer targets

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager says club have spoken to transfer targets

Liverpool: After sitting out the win over West Ham United on Sunday, Roberto Firmino is the big doubt for the Reds, meaning Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi may continue up front. However, Klopp will not look to sign a new goalkeeper, despite the trouble Liverpool have had in goal this season with neither Simon Mignolet nor Loris Karius instilling a confidence in their abilities. Read More

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Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

This comes shortly before Game 5 against the Nashville Predators. Johansen reacted angrily to Kesler's defensive persistence after Game 2, complaining about the Selke Trophy candidate's physical play. It's not just the meager point production that falls in Jarnkrok's favor, though. Johansen is their number one center and leading point producer. However, that was the only goal the Ducks managed against the Predators, who did a good job keeping Anaheim's big forwards away from the crease. Read More

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Luis Enrique out to end Barcelona career on a high

Luis Enrique out to end Barcelona career on a high

Enrique has proved hugely successful during his three years at the Nou Camp, winning eight trophies, having previously overseen the "B" team. "I was very fortunate to come here and become the manager". We do not have the right to be eighth, because we have a very hard game, we face a very hard match at the Camp Nou, but we will try to win. "Barca are favourites and play at home". Read More

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Man Utd to move for Chelsea star

Man Utd to move for Chelsea star

Midfield steel and defensive prowess, which Matic has plenty of, is something United have arguably lacked this season and if Mourinho can tempt him north to Manchester then the Serbian worldwide could be the missing piece in the Portuguese's midfield puzzle at Old Trafford. Read More

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Millwall edge out Bradford in League One play-off final

Millwall edge out Bradford in League One play-off final

STUART McCall joined the condemnation of the Millwall fans who swarmed on to the Wembley pitch after their side's play-off final win over City. Morison, right, scored the only goal with five minutes remaining at Wembley to take Millwall into the Championship but after the final whistle he was angry and distracted when asked about what could have been the high point of his career. Read More

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Corbyn: PM's manifesto pledges are 'triple whammy of misery' for pensioners

The tag has been used in the past week to show the support of grime stars such as JME and Stormzy for the Labour leader. The manifesto states the party "will look at Winter Fuel Payments, the largest benefit paid to pensioners", as the "benefit is paid regardless of need, giving money to wealthier pensioners when working people on lower incomes do not get similar support". Read More

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Jose Mourinho contract talks on hold if he loses Europa League final

Jose Mourinho contract talks on hold if he loses Europa League final

Rooney has however played a more reserved role in the Red Devils' side this season under summer appointment Jose Mourinho and he may be looking for more first team opportunities elsewhere. Following a rocky start, in which Palace lost six of Allardyce's first eight Premier League matches in charge, the 62-year-old believes the arrangement has been win-win for both himself and chairman Steve Parish. Read More

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IPL: Smith lauds youngsters for Pune's IPL success

IPL: Smith lauds youngsters for Pune's IPL success

Mumbai, who are preparing for their fourth IPL final, have been the team to beat in this edition with 11 wins out of their 16 matches . Karn conceded three runs in the ninth over, but was taken out of the attack by his captain Rohit Sharma to keep one over for later, and KKR mounted a recovery through a 56-run partnership between Suryakumar Yadav and Ishank Jaggi. Read More

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Antonio Conte grateful Chelsea players embraced his methods

Antonio Conte grateful Chelsea players embraced his methods

According to the Daily Mail , Boro chairman Steve Gibson is said to be confident that his nephew will stay with the club in order to lead them back to the Premier League after they suffered an immediate return to the Championship. "I think diving is not the most important thing to improve". Hazard has returned to his best form under Conte, scoring 15 Premier League goals this campaign, and is determined to finish a fantastic season in style. Read More

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Conte plans fitting farewell for Terry

Conte plans fitting farewell for Terry

For this reason he has made a decision to leave because he wants to play every week and he has the possibility to do this. "I had players who wanted to improve and I think this was the secret". The Chelsea manager said that he will start to prepare his players for their FA Cup final match against Arsenal with a win over Sunderland on Sunday, as he wants his players to retain their match rhythm ahead of a bigger test. Read More

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Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix

It wasn't as happy a day for several other drivers, including Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen who crashed out. Hamilton has now narrowed the gap to Vettel with 98 points as opposed to the German's 104, a difference of just six points. "The auto is good, the team is in great form", he said. An engine failure forced Bottas to retire in lap 39. The next F1 race is the Monaco Grand Prix on May 28. Read More

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Milwaukee slugger Braun nears return from DL for calf strain

On an afternoon with a 46-degree temperature and 37 wind-chill at the start, Bandy walked and scored on Orlando Arcia's bases-loaded infield single for a 4-3 lead in the fifth. Gerrit Cole shut down the best offense in the majors, holding the Washington Nationals to three hits in seven innings to win for the first time in a month as the Pittsburgh Pirates eased to a 6-1 victory. Read More

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Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Thomas originally re-injured his hip during Game 6 of the Celtics series against the Washington Wizards last week. The injury was aggravated during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals in Washington on May 12. There isn't another way to sugar coat it, this series has been over since halftime of Game 1 and the saddest (or most exciting, depending on your point of view) part is that the Celtics knew it was over. Read More

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Boxer's Uncle Sucker Punches Opponent After Controversial Ending

Boxer's Uncle Sucker Punches Opponent After Controversial Ending

Dirrell vs. Uzcategui took place as prt of Showtime's Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon fight card. It later came to light that Leon Lawson, Dirrell's uncle, is now nowhere to be found. "I'm sorry for what my coach has done", Dirrell (26-2, 16 KOs) said. "That's my man, that's my uncle, that's my brother, that's my coach". Dan Rafael of ESPN reported Dirrell's uncle, Leon Lawson, "is wanted by cops and they don't know where he is". Read More

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Preds' 1st big trade of 2016 paying off for team, Johansen

After blowing a 2-0 advantage in Game 4 and 3-0 lead late in the third period in Game 5, the Oilers came out flying, scoring five first-period goals en route to a 7-1 win on Sunday in Game 6 of a Western Conference semifinal series. Nonetheless, Blues general manager Doug Armstrong didn't have the same disappointing feelings he had after the 2013, 2014 and 2015 seasons when the Blues were eliminated in the first round with lofty expectations. Read More

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Spurs' Leonard questionable for Game 3

But every time Simmons has a big game, the story comes up again - still as refreshing to listen to as the first time. He added that he'll have "a lot of input" on whether he plays. He would not offer an opinion on the debate about whether the foul was intentional or whether Pachulia is a dirty player. Leonard said after the game that he didn't think Pachulia was intentionally trying to injure him. Read More

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Harry Kane expects Tottenham stars to stay

Harry Kane expects Tottenham stars to stay

Tottenham striker Harry Kane shoots at goal against Manchester United at White Hart Lane on Sunday. "I'd be very surprised if most of us aren't still here next season", he said, via Evening Standard . "Everything is heading in the right direction, but we've got to go out there and do it". One key factor that has played out in Manchester United's exit from the intense race for Europe was the consistent results of the likes of neighbors Manchester City and Arsenal, who are both ... Read More

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Carpenter takes top spot in crash-marred Indy 500 qualifying

Pigot was not injured. The Indy 500 qualifying will be broadcast on BT Sport ESPN from 9pm Saturday. Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso qualified for the Indy 500 on Saturday as Ed Carpenter produced the day's top speed. "The whole week, the auto had pretty good balance but for some reason, we're not that fast", said Castroneves, a three-time 500 victor and a four-time Indy pole victor. Read More

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'Sad day' as Hull City relegated to Championship says Silva

'Sad day' as Hull City relegated to Championship says Silva

Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic has been blasted for the "disgusting" tackle which kept Crystal Palace defender James Tomkins out of action for around three weeks. That the Tigers got so close to surviving was down to Mike Phelan's January successor Marco Silva . "[Then at 2-0 down] they had to change it and throw caution to the wind, so we sat in to defend that situation as we didn't need to score again and they did". Read More

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Wenger warns Arsenal not to get carried away

Speaking about his side's effort and inability to secure victory in some winnable games, Wenger said the FA Cup victory over Manchester City gave his side confidence. "We were dynamic, quick going forward, well organised". "He always grows during games, he is always a bit of a slow starter and gets stronger and stronger". Read More

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Predators vs. Ducks live stream, Game 5

Louis last month. John Gibson made 32 saves in goal for Anaheim , while Pekka Rinne stopped 34 of 37 shots for Nashville . Corey Perry just keeps finding the net in overtime this postseason, and his third goal in extra time helped the Ducks tie the Western Conference finals at 2-2. Read More

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney may miss out on Old Trafford send-off

Mourinho has spent the week assessing which youngsters are ready to take the plunge as he prepares to rest all of his starters for the final except Paul Pogba, who has missed the last two games following the death of his father. "You will have two goalkeepers , Joel Pereira and Kieran O'Hara, we will have Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay, Josh Harrop, Matthew Willock, Angel Gomes and Zachary Dearnley". Read More

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Man City boss Guardiola wants one last push for Champions League

Man City boss Guardiola wants one last push for Champions League

Guardiola, however, believes he already has the attacking power he needs, but must coax more goals out of a number of players. Aguero has scored 31 goals in all competitions and is enjoying one of his most prolific seasons at City. Speaking to Martin Blackburn of The Sun (h/t the Daily Mirror's Martin Domin ), Gabriel said: "Sergio is a very important player and essential to the club". Read More

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Klopp expecting Liverpool to spend big this summer

Klopp expecting Liverpool to spend big this summer

Liverpool have been the Premier League club most linked in recent months, with Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo specifically pushing Jurgen Klopp interest a week ago. "It could only be more important if we would have thought before one other game in this season that it was not that important". Klopp has no fresh injury concerns to worry about at the back so I think he'll once again go with his preferred back four with Joel Matip alongside Dejan Lovren in the middle of defence . Read More

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