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Author: 0 Being Premier League champions makes this season harder

But the Belgium worldwide proved his match fitness in Wednesday's Carabao Cup win over Nottingham Forest by playing the entire 90 minutes and also finished the game with an assist. Ahead of the game, Antonio Conte has been speaking to the media at his pre-match press conference this afternoon and he's given reporters a team news and injury update.

Sports Dhoni's suggestion for the hat-trick bowl helped me, says Kudeep Yadav
Author: 0 Dhoni's suggestion for the hat-trick bowl helped me, says Kudeep Yadav

Yadav , India's first ever chinaman (unorthodox left-arm spinner), and only the second chinaman ever from the subcontinent, made the occassion a day to remember, bamboozling the Aussie batsmen to return with a haul of four wickets on day 1 as the Australians were bowled out for exactly 300 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamsala.

Author: 0 Wins Truck Series Pole at Loudon

Busch's lap of 135.049 around the 1.058-mile oval edged Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing. Todd Gilliland, who leads the points standings in both the K&N Pro Series East and West, will make his fourth start of the season for Kyle Busch Motorsports.

Sports How to Watch Chelsea vs. Stoke City
Author: 0 How to Watch Chelsea vs. Stoke City

The Red Devils, as they were all of last season, have one of the best defensive records in the Premier League , conceding just two goals through five matches, joint-best alongside Manchester City . " Chelsea " said goodbye to Diego Costa who returns to Madrid "Atletico". Chelsea team news: Everyone except Danny Drinkwater is fit. Eden Hazard is set to get his first Premier League start after regaining full fitness and his selfless showing against Forest.

Sports Southampton vs Manchester United - betting tips and predictions
Author: 0 Southampton vs Manchester United - betting tips and predictions

The striker subsequently requested that they stop singing it, yet asked about the issue Mourinho said: "Don't ask me these questions". Mourinho rested a number of regular starters ( David de Gea , Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku ) for the 4-0 League Cup win over Burton Albion on Wednesday, but they should return on Saturday .

Sports Manchester United posts record revenues
Author: 0 Manchester United posts record revenues

If you have to play in a competition you have to play in it", Guardiola said on Friday. United has been flawless in its non-league matches as well, having dispatched Burton Albion 4-1 in the Carabao Cup in midweek and topping FC Basel 4-0 in the club's return to Champions League play on September 12.

Sports Welbeck to have scan on injured groin
Author: 0 Welbeck to have scan on injured groin

He will be out until the global break, confirmed Arsene Wenger "Danny has a scan today, we don't know how bad his groin injury is but he will certainly be out until the worldwide break", Wenger said. "He has a little inflammation of his knee". "Yes, Calum Chambers will be involved against Doncaster". The younger players will be hoping to be given a chance in the League Cup, a tournament manager Arsene Wenger has previously used to blood academy talent into first-team football.

Sports Wenger hints at discontent with Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Wenger hints at discontent with Alexis Sanchez

However, the manager has warned that because of the inflation of the transfer market, more and more players are set to enter the last years on their contracts. "I've said many times, it's down to whether he can remain fit", the Frenchman said. "I believe the regulation has to be stricter and clearer, or open it completely and say: you do what you want, if you inject the money and you guarantee that you pay".

Sports Pep Guardiola Is Not A Fan Of The League Cup
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola Is Not A Fan Of The League Cup

Conte will also be able to call upon Tiemoue Bakayoko for the clash against Stoke , who have already taken four points off of Manchester United and Arsenal respectively. The League Cup was created in 1960 to take advantage of the fact that floodlights had increased the possibility for midweek football . City were relieved to learn Gundogan did not suffer a serious injury to his left knee, and the Germany global could indeed be back in action very soon.

Sports Man Utd could win Premier League: Andy Townsend
Author: 0 Man Utd could win Premier League: Andy Townsend

It is not the first time that Jose Mourinho has seen his team level at the top of the table with Manchester City , although the last time was much deeper into the season . "City have spent the biggest amount in the Premier League so they are the principle contenders for the title". They have more obligation than us.

Sports Rams travel to the bay area to face San Francisco tonight
Author: 0 Rams travel to the bay area to face San Francisco tonight

San Francisco ultimately fell to the Rams , 41-39. That's when San Francisco's gameplan got flipped, turned upside down like Will Smith's life in West Philadelphia. On the first play from scrimmage, Brian Hoyer dropped back and looked to his right, expecting an easy pitch-and-catch to Marquise Goodwin on an out route.

Sports Quickley commits to Kentucky
Author: 0 Quickley commits to Kentucky

Quckley is Calipari's first verbal commitment in the 2018 class. Other schools that have wooed Quickley were Kansas and MI, two campuses the 18-year-old guard had also visited before making a final decision. Quickley is the first commitment for Calipari and Kentucky in the 2018 class, and the 33rd five-star prospect to join the Wildcats since ESPN began using the star system to rank recruits in 2010.

Sports Blue Jays sign RHP Estrada to one-year, $13M extension
Author: 0 Blue Jays sign RHP Estrada to one-year, $13M extension

Estrada, in his first start since signing the extension, pitched seven stellar innings, surrendering three hits, one run, and striking out four on 94 pitches. After batting.207 with 10 home runs in July and August, Judge has picked up his pace considerably in September. And he hasn't done the Yankees many favors all year long - leading them to likely be in this do-or-die playoff game that he simply can't be trusted to pitch in.

Sports Zidane pleads for calm amid Real slump
Author: 0 Zidane pleads for calm amid Real slump

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has scoffed at claims of their title challenge already being over. Brazil global Marcelo , who has been at the Santiago Bernabeu since 2007, suffered the injury in Wednesday's shock 1-0 loss at home to Real Betis and scans have now revealed the extent of the problem.

Sports Pep Guardiola: Sergio Aguero will carry goalscoring talent to the grave
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Sergio Aguero will carry goalscoring talent to the grave

Another three goals against bottom club Palace would make the record Aguero's outright, but even if he does not manage that on Saturday, Guardiola is certain that it is only a matter of time. Not only has he never won any of the English game's player of the year awards, he has also not been named in the Professional Footballers' Association's team of the season once.

Sports Top seed Muguruza sails into Pan Pacific Open semifinals
Author: 0 Top seed Muguruza sails into Pan Pacific Open semifinals

Wozniacki , a two-time Tokyo victor and finalist in 2014, put Muguruza out of her misery by forcing the Spaniard into another whiffed backhand on match point after just 59 minutes. Zhang can expect another tough fight against Krunic, who has yet to drop a set in the tournament en route to her first WTA-level final. Wimbledon champion Muguruza recovered from an indifferent start to reach the last eight in Tokyo , the top seed catching fire after a trade of early breaks to rattle off the ...

Author: 0 'Don't fight with Kohli', warns this former Aussie bowler

The Australian duo questioned Kohli when the batsman took a run after Wade seemingly failed to collect a Stoinis delivery and head his held down, apparently in pain. Clark has warned Steve Smith's boys saying that such banter usually tends to fire Kohli up. However, at the same time Warner warned Virat that his true test as a captain will come when the going gets tough for the team.

Author: 0 Stoke vs Chelsea TV channel, kick-off time, odds and team news

This return to action bodes well for when Chelsea face Stoke in a tough away encounter at the bet365 Stadium . "Beat Arsenal , drew with Manchester United and we've got to get back to that level of performance to do anything against Chelsea ".

Sports Tiger Woods updates progress, revealing he's back to working out full
Author: 0 Tiger Woods updates progress, revealing he's back to working out full

Since playing in his last tournament - the Dubai Desert Classic, which he pulled out of after the first round in February - Woods has been in the news mostly for his arrest for driving under the influence . "I'm working out six days a week, alternating between the treadmill, bike riding, swimming and lifting twice a day". And as for what to expect when he does return, the 41-year-old doesn't yet know what kind of swing he'll be able to use.

Sports Hurricane Maria hammers Leeward Islands already ravaged by Irma
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria hammers Leeward Islands already ravaged by Irma

In the meanwhile there are two important facts to report: "the Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport re-opened this morning at 9:00 a.m. and ports are scheduled to re-open tomorrow". Helicopter support is needed to airlift in supplies, with immediate needs ranging from food for babies and hygiene kits to generators and construction materials, the premier said.

Sports Leicester City vs. Liverpool
Author: 0 Leicester City vs. Liverpool

I thought he did well in them moments where you could see he tried to adapt to the style of play and all that stuff. Emre Can has admitted that he is happy with his personal contribution for Liverpool so far this season, but is hoping to add more goals to his game over time .

Sports Middlesex's Roland-Jones suffers stress fracture in back
Author: 0 Middlesex's Roland-Jones suffers stress fracture in back

It is understood the injury leaves Roland-Jones out of contention to be named in the squad next Wednesday, with the first Ashes Test only two months away - nearly to the day, in Brisbane on November 23. Finn will no doubt be on the selectors' radar after he took figures of 8/79 in Middlesex's 36-run win over Lancashire. "I felt that I bowled consistently and that my pace was there for most of this game.

Sports Gronkowski, Amendola Both Say They're Ready To Play Vs. Texans
Author: 0 Gronkowski, Amendola Both Say They're Ready To Play Vs. Texans

Ready to go: New England TE Rob Gronkowski indicated he'll be in uniform on Sunday after an injury scare last week. Yeah, I'm good to go. Through two games, Houston has allowed just four receptions to tight ends - second-fewest in the league behind only the Bengals - for 60 yards and no touchdowns.

Sports Players call on Major League Baseball to expand netting after incident at Yankee Stadium
Author: 0 Players call on Major League Baseball to expand netting after incident at Yankee Stadium

On a personal level, I would not sit behind the dugout at a stadium that didn't have protective netting , especially if I was attending with young children. He added that it was too unsafe that close to have kids and not any netting to protect them. Minnesota players also were distressed, second baseman Brian Dozier and Yankees' Matt Holliday were in tears as they said prayers at second base.

Author: 0 David Warner lauds MS Dhoni's impact on Virat Kohli's captaincy

The ever-alert Kohli watched it like a hawk and called his partner for a quick bye even as Wade took his eyes off the action. Virat Kohli has maintained splendid form recently. Australia captain Steve Smith and Travis Head propped up their team's chase with a 76-run stand for the third wicket after India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar had dismissed openers Hilton Cartwright and David Warner cheaply.

Sports Seahawks look to get offense rolling against Titans
Author: 0 Seahawks look to get offense rolling against Titans

The underdog is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings between these two teams. We know they love to run the football with DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry and they like to throw to their wide receivers like Rishard Matthews and Eric Decker . If the team doesn't want quarterback Russell Wilson to get hurt, the line has to tighten up moving forward. In the first game against the Green Bay Packers , the leading rusher for the Seahawks was Russell Wilson with 40 yards rushing.

Sports Three US baseball teams to extend safety nets after girl's injury
Author: 0 Three US baseball teams to extend safety nets after girl's injury

Great American Ballpark's current netting meets Major League Baseball guidelines, which encourage teams to have nets between the ends of the dugouts closest to home plate. Twins second baseman Brian Dozier - the team the Yankees were playing when the foul ball happened - also voiced his support for mandatory netting.

Sports Cubs, John Lackey trail Brewers 3-2 in 3rd
Author: 0 Cubs, John Lackey trail Brewers 3-2 in 3rd

The Milwaukee Brewers announced Friday they will start selling tickets to the National League Division Series next week, despite them not now holding a spot in the postseason. Louis Cardinals. "There were so many plays tonight that could have been the turning point", Cubs starter Jake Arrieta said. He gave the Brewers' strained bullpen a much-needed break.

Sports Tour Championship: Justin Thomas eagles 18 to share Round 2 lead
Author: 0 Tour Championship: Justin Thomas eagles 18 to share Round 2 lead

His only victory on American soil came at the 2009 Houston Open, and it has been a similar story in Europe over the past three years. Playing the hard East Lake Golf Club, Thomas joined Webb Simpson (67) and Paul Casey (67) atop the leaderboard at seven under through the first two rounds.

Sports NFL Should Fire Players Who 'Disrespect' Flag
Author: 0 NFL Should Fire Players Who 'Disrespect' Flag

President Donald Trump held a rally Friday night in Alabama ahead of the state's September 26 primary election, and he didn't shy away from commenting on the NFL's television ratings and players who have chose to protest social injustice during the national anthem.

Sports Steve Kerr: It's again Finals or bust for Warriors
Author: 0 Steve Kerr: It's again Finals or bust for Warriors

Durant told ESPN last August that he would not accept any invitation to meet with Trump. Kerr confirmed that an invitation has not been extended by the Trump administration. "I could think "hell no I'm not going, ' or I could think "hell yeah I want to go" at the end of the day we're going to decide as a team", Green said".

Sports Neymar to miss PSG's Montpellier clash
Author: 0 Neymar to miss PSG's Montpellier clash

Emery, however, has made a shock decision and has chose to omit Neymar and not Cavani from the squad list that will face Montpellier tomorrow. It's true that there are characters and cultures. The important thing is to put it in the back of the net". The Daily Mail claims that the Uruguay global may look to force an exit from the Ligue 1 club following a dispute with new PSG star Neymar.

Author: 0 Knicks GM Scott Perry Says Team Keeping 'Open Mind' About Carmelo Anthony

So we're going to continue to do that on a daily basis, whether it's entertaining calls or obviously internal development is going to be important for us. He led them last season with 22.4 points per game even while dealing with the constant distraction of trade talks. "If you think I'm not going to start him, you're insane", Hornacek said.

Sports Cowboys will have Ezekiel Elliott for at least next two games
Author: 0 Cowboys will have Ezekiel Elliott for at least next two games

The timing of the hearing means Elliott will play for at least the next two weeks. Elliott's suspension could commence as soon as Week Five, depending on whether the Fifth Circuit stays the injunction or rules that the injunction was erroneously granted in quickly after the October 2 hearing.

Sports Pep bemoans Cup's toll on City
Author: 0 Pep bemoans Cup's toll on City

In an attempt to keep the bigger clubs interested, the football League has allowed English teams playing in European competition to be exempt until the third round since 1996, while replays were scrapped in 1997. " If we have to play, we have to play ". City take on struggling Crystal Palace at the Etihad tomorrow in game they will be confident of claiming another three points in.

Sports PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic medals unveiled
Author: 0 PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic medals unveiled

The Games are to be held in Pyeongchang, just 50 miles from a demilitarized zone that has served as a division of the Korean peninsula for over six decades. The two Koreas remain technically at war because the Korean War ended in 1953 with an armistice, not a peace treaty. "Athletes' safety and security are of course a primary concern for the IOC".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Gives Paul Pogba Injury Update in News Conference

His return is not imminent, though, meaning the likes of Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, Michael Carrick, Marouane Fellaini and perhaps Daley Blind will all be asked to cover in Pogba's absence. The £89 million signing from Juventus suffered a similar injury to his hamstring last season and missed three games. "And I see the match tomorrow as a very hard match".

Sports Sane, Toure have a role to play at City, says Guardiola
Author: 0 Sane, Toure have a role to play at City, says Guardiola

City are joint top of the Premier League , level with United on 13 points after five matches, but Guardiola rejected suggestions the battle for the title is already shaping up as a two-horse race between the Manchester clubs. "I think he is just talking in terms of his group of players, his club and their priorities, and I can see why he said it, but for the rest of us, it is an opportunity to win a trophy, and that is very important".

Sports Warriors to discuss possible White House visit as team
Author: 0 Warriors to discuss possible White House visit as team

The White House has yet to formally invite the Warriors , but several other teams-including Clemson and the New England Patriots-have visited Trump at the White House to honor their titles. "I've talked to a couple of them about it", he said . "There are a lot of different dynamics to this and different viewpoints. Everybody else was telling me to relax, to snap out of it, but I was really, really upset with myself more than anything".

Sports Hurricane Irma: Hundreds of animals airlifted out of the Virgin Islands
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Hundreds of animals airlifted out of the Virgin Islands

John. She used her rescue group's Facebook page to solicit help from the community , calling for volunteers, towels, bedding, pet food, water and poop scoops. "So the real "feel good" take away is responsible pet ownership that is planned for a lifetime". Ms Gear wrote on Facebook that a shelter on St Croix was destroyed - bur fortunately, had been emptied of critters.

Sports Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts
Author: 0 Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts

Manager Mark Hughes said in his press conference on Friday morning: " We are struggling a little bit defensively, I have to say ". That's touch and go. Philipp Wollscheid left permanently for Metz in Ligue 1 , while the popular Marc Muniesa went out on loan to Girona in La Liga . "We've got to learn from it quickly because we've got big games coming up", the ex-Manchester United midfielder said.

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte: Six teams can win Premier League title

The Red Devils remain unbeaten alongside Manchester City so far this season and whoever wants to win the league this season must grind out wins consistently. Though the return of Philippe Coutinho will be a boost to the Merseyside club, they will need to improve things at the back if they wish to challenge for trophies this season.

Sports Everton in a hard moment - Koeman
Author: 0 Everton in a hard moment - Koeman

But Calvert-Lewin ended the Toffees' 443-minute wait for a goal with some fine footwork and finisdh in the first half and struck a well-taken second in the 52nd minute. Koeman, who revealed Seamus Coleman and Yannick Bolasie could be back in first-team action around November from their long-term injuries, added that talk of top four asiprations this season were way too premature given how many new faces he has had to bed into his squad.

Sports Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi on Federation Internationale de Football Association best player shortlist
Author: 0 Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi on Federation Internationale de Football Association best player shortlist

He also won the European Championship with Portugal. Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to a second consecutive Champions League title and finished as the tournament's top scorer with 12 goals earlier this year. Holder Carli Lloyd is again nominated for the women's player award. Chelsea's Antonio Conte is up for the men's coach award after leading the Blues to the Premier League title in his first season at Stamford Bridge.

Author: 0 No need to renegotiate Iran nuclear deal

Speaking to press after the meeting, Tillerson said that the United States is not disputing that Iran is in " technical compliance " with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal that was agreed upon in 2015. President Trump told the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that the nuclear pact signed with Iran was "an embarrassment for the United States". While it may say more about his regard for Rex Tillerson , Trump hadn't even informed his secretary of State ...

Sports Fans Are Absolutely Loving Anthony Martial's Post-Match Interview After Burton Win
Author: 0 Fans Are Absolutely Loving Anthony Martial's Post-Match Interview After Burton Win

The Frenchman has scored four goals already - half of the total he claimed over the whole of last season - including a goal and man-of-the-match performance in the midweek League Cup victory over Championship side Burton Albion. I hope Saturday we win again. "So I'm not going to cry or count the days for Pogba to return". He needs to come out of that comfort zone of coasting because if he wants to be a Man United left-back he needs to play at the level of a Ander Herrera.

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