• Antonio Conte demands Chelsea make more signings ahead of Premier League defence
Antonio Conte demands Chelsea make more signings ahead of Premier League defence

Despite a brilliant season for the Blues, Conte new he would have to strengthen nearly automatically in order to try and emulate Chelsea's Premier League success with the extra toll of the Champions League looming. " You know very well about Eden, an ankle problem, after a surgery it is right to respect the time needed ". He now has an impo...

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  • Burnley's friendly with Hannover abandoned amid crowd trouble at Turf Moor
Burnley's friendly with Hannover abandoned amid crowd trouble at Turf Moor

Dramatic pictures show chairs flying through the air and officers holding up extended batons as they try and hold back a large contingent of travelling German fans. The police called it early. "Hopefully nobody has got hurt". "The police called it early, no-one wanted anything other than a game of football", said Burnley manager Sean Dyche .

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  • Man Utd's Mata to donate 1% of wages to charity
Man Utd's Mata to donate 1% of wages to charity

The Spain global announced he would make the gesture after a trip to the slums of Mumbai, where he spent time with disadvantaged children as part of one of the group's football schemes. Roma are set to launch an audacious bid to sign Manchester United star Juan Mata , according to reports in Italy. In the piece for the publication, Mata details ...

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  • Monaco join the race to sign Alexis Sanchez
Monaco join the race to sign Alexis Sanchez

Appearing on Sky Sports News' Transfer Centre, Magee said: "We are told discussions are ongoing over the future of this man - attacking midfielder Thomas Lemar ". "But it has been showed over the years that it's not always possible to keep the players, and you know how our project works". But all attempts by the Gunners to sign him have failed...

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  • Jose Mourinho sets ambitious goals target for Paul Pogba next season
Jose Mourinho sets ambitious goals target for Paul Pogba next season

I did that. I started regularly, I played a more technical, tactical and skill focussed style of football, one which was less physical than the Premier League. "The plan is to have a good squad, not to have a good team". "A good squad with different options as we have important players injured for a long time.

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  • Kevin Prince Boateng wants Barcelona to sign Hazard to replace Neymar
Kevin Prince Boateng wants Barcelona to sign Hazard to replace Neymar

Conte had targeted former Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku as the ideal replacement for Costa with his proven record as a powerful Premier League goalscorer during his years at Everton. "Honestly no. It's too early and we have to wait and have patience", Conte said. Chelsea have had a very poor summer window, where despite buying players they ha...

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  • Jose Mourinho's Bus Was Parked Against His Will
Jose Mourinho's Bus Was Parked Against His Will

He was duly handed a place in the first team squad for pre-season and has impressed at both No.10 and as a deep-lying midfielder. "I think he is expensive (in) the fact that now you are going to have more players at £100m, you are going have more players at £80m and more players at £60m.

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  • Will United star leave Old Trafford for Italy?
Will United star leave Old Trafford for Italy?

He has got to take responsibility and I am sure he relishes that. Starting 34 league games, no player under the age 23 created more chances - 50 - or had more assists - three. "Everybody is in the plan - the plan is not to have a good team, but a good squad, with options", he said . Every top manager will have to do something different next seas...

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  • Mo Farah claims 10000m victory
Mo Farah claims 10000m victory

Down the finish order the first seven men broke 27 minutes, the deepest results ever at these championships. "I was just chilling out, going to school, seeing my friends". The 11-time world champion and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Bolt clocked 10.07 seconds for victory in the final of six heats to advance into the semis which like the final...

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  • President Bush playfully mocks Jordan Spieth in note
President Bush playfully mocks Jordan Spieth in note

George W Bush was among the list of notable names to congratulate Jordan Spieth on his Open triumph, but the three-time major champion will not be taking driving lessons off the 43rd United States president any time soon. "He always puts something amusing in there, he said "call me, I think I need to give you some driving lessons " and I've play...

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  • Costa knew in January he had no Chelsea future - Conte
Costa knew in January he had no Chelsea future - Conte

But I'm sure about this... that next season will be very tough - the most hard of my career. Asked why they hadn't made more signings by now, Conte said: "I don't know". The situation is very clear. "He is a young player and my task is also to help him improve, to exploit his quality because I know he has great quality and my task is this - to ...

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  • Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali
Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali

During the official weigh-in held at the NSCI Stadium which will be the fight venue on Saturday, Singh came in at 167.5 lbs while Maimaitiali was a quarter of a pound lighter. The bout is named as the Battleground Asia . Zulpikar , 23, is accompanied by his father and boxing inspiration Maimaitiali on the Mumbai trip.

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  • Adam Hadwin tied for fifth at WGC Bridgestone Invitational
Adam Hadwin tied for fifth at WGC Bridgestone Invitational

Walker edged ahead of overnight leader Thomas Pieters of Belgium when he rolled in an eight footer for birdie at the 15th. Adding a second round 69 to his opening 67 has the four-time major victor just three off the pace and he will be the favourite for many with 36 holes to play.

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  • Inter Milan Sporting Director Piero Ausilio reveals Ivan Perisic's contract renewal talks
Inter Milan Sporting Director Piero Ausilio reveals Ivan Perisic's contract renewal talks

Candreva is being heavily linked with a £22million move to Chelsea , while United have been tipped to launch a £48m bid for fellow winger Perisic. It had appeared just weeks ago that Inter could lose two wingers in the shape of Candreva, to Chelsea , and Ivan Perisic , to Manchester United .

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  • Chelsea reiterate position on Costa:
Chelsea reiterate position on Costa: "His agent's argument is wrong"

Conte said: "For sure, for me, it will be the most hard season of my career". Conte said: "I do not feel under more pressure than past year". I hope I am mistaken. He can thank Mourinho for those kind words by helping them win the Super Cup, but must first prove his fitness after only training in solitude with Chelsea prior to his transfer.

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  • Mike Tomlin Signs Extension With Steelers Through 2020
Mike Tomlin Signs Extension With Steelers Through 2020

Tomlin, 45, had two seasons remaining under his previous contract. "I truly appreciate this contract extension, and I want to thank Art Rooney II for his support as well as everyone within the organization", Tomlin said. During his time, the Steelers have won the division five times, appeared in the AFC Championship Game three times and won the...

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  • Australia include Mitchell Swepson for Bangladesh tour; Mitchell Starc excluded
Australia include Mitchell Swepson for Bangladesh tour; Mitchell Starc excluded

The first of two Tests starts in Mirpur on August 27. That tour, however, was cancelled due to a long-running pay dispute between Cricket Australia and the players which was only settled this week. The Queenslander's last first-class match had been in December. If selected in the XI, Swepson would be playing his first competitive fixture in ove...

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  • Former Giants TE Adrien Robinson Arrested With 25 Pounds of Weed
Former Giants TE Adrien Robinson Arrested With 25 Pounds of Weed

According to Trooper Rick Blair, public information officer, approximately 25 pounds of marijuana were seized. Robinson was selected by the Giants with the 117th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft out of the University of Cincinnati. Penn Live reports that Robinson was stopped after a traffic violation and found to be in possession of 20 pound...

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  • How Man United will Line up with €1Billion Star
How Man United will Line up with €1Billion Star

But the Reds boss, speaking after his side beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Dublin in a pre-season friendly, is concerned how the staggering figure will affect future transfers. I don't think United States dollars 200 million for Neymar is expensive. We can expect the speedy attacker to play in his preferred left wing position if he joins Mourinho.

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  • Mbappe to leave Monaco, Barcelona interested
Mbappe to leave Monaco, Barcelona interested

Rival PSG, in turn, has been boosted by Brazil star Neymar's arrival for a world record £198m price-tag. "We're still in talks, I want to keep him". James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata have already left and someone else has to follow - injuries, it is claimed, have made the next one Bale. With the Welshman making way, this would solve the ret...

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