• Good for Man United: Six Leicester players are injured
Good for Man United: Six Leicester players are injured

The Foxes produced one of the greatest stories in the history of English football in 2015-16 as they won a top-flight title for the first time, while the likes of United and Chelsea floundered. Craig Shakespeare will be the 75 th different manager that Jose Mourinho has faced in the Premier League. "Hopefully we won't get an adverse reaction tomo...

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  • Henry: Why Zlatan Returned To The EPL
Henry: Why Zlatan Returned To The EPL

However, Merson believes the Belgian and United won't benefit from the re-signing of Ibrahimovic. But that is what good teams are supposed to do: win games late, and take advantage of every advatage they get. Mourinho has nearly a fully fit squad to choose from as Luke Shaw and Ashley Young both played for the U-23s in midweek against Swansea a...

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  • Eagles Trade Safety Terrence Brooks to Jets for Corner Dexter McDougle
Eagles Trade Safety Terrence Brooks to Jets for Corner Dexter McDougle

In exchange, the Eagles will be sending safety Terrence Brooks back to the "Big Apple". The 5-11, 200-pound Brooks owns 32 tackles, four pass defenses, one interception and two forced fumbles in 34 games (no starts) in three National Football League seasons.

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  • Steelers Fall 19-15 in Conner's Second Preseason Game
Steelers Fall 19-15 in Conner's Second Preseason Game

The injured players will have two weeks to get healthy because none of the Colts' key players are expected to play in the preseason finale against Cincinnati on Thursday. The same goes for AB who caught a few passes as well. I look forward to watching him develop this year. The Burns-Golden missed tackle was the big play on Indianapolis' first ha...

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  • Sharapova to face Halep in first round of US Open
Sharapova to face Halep in first round of US Open

Sky Sports Tennis will have all the action from the US Open covered via our website www.skysports.com/tennis with our live blogs and updates throughout the fortnight as the Grand Slam year reaches its climax. Swiss third seed Federer, who is seeking his third grand-slam title of the year after wins at the Australian Open and Wimbledon, will op...

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  • Trump government shutdown threat draws criticism, unnerves markets
Trump government shutdown threat draws criticism, unnerves markets

The president's sharp words underscored the perilous state of play as Congress heads into the fall without a clear plan to take care of its most important piece of business: If it does not increase the nation's $19.9 trillion borrowing limit, the government could be unable to pay its bills, jarring financial markets and leading to other harsh c...

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  • West Brom 1 Stoke City 1: Crouch rescues point after Hegazi howler
West Brom 1 Stoke City 1: Crouch rescues point after Hegazi howler

Pulis and his Stoke successor Mark Hughes did not shake hands at that February fixture, while the clubs were involved in a public argument over the details of a failed Berahino drug test . 61 ALBION GOAL - Alln Nyom bursts down the right hand side and puts the ball into a risky corridor. His angled ball to the far post was ideal for Rodrigu...

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  • Loris Karius to start against Arsenal as Simon Mignolet is left out
Loris Karius to start against Arsenal as Simon Mignolet is left out

German keeper Loris Karius will be in goal for the Arsenal game. However, he did crucially save a penalty in the first-leg of the European showdown with Hoffenheim earlier this month. One social media user added: "Karius has been bad but has the potential to be better". However, despite any individual moments of brilliance, Mignolet has sti...

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  • Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play
Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play

That winning goal is my best memory of Lovren and nothing else in his three years at Merseyside strikes me as worthy enough for him to be featured in Liverpool's starting XI. Nevertheless, Wenger insists Sanchez remains happy at the club and is quite eager to play again. I can only tell you what happens here and Alexis works hard and is focus...

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  • Agar to make Test return in Dhaka
Agar to make Test return in Dhaka

Shakib's 84 included 11 boundaries. Young spinner Mehidy Hasan has been a revelation, while wicket keeper and captain Mushfiqur Rahim along with veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan have kept things in check for the Tigers. The selectors will have a tough decision to make between Taskin Ahmed and Shafiul Islam, but Shafiul might just get the n...

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  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte surprised by Eden Hazard's call-up to Belgium squad
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte surprised by Eden Hazard's call-up to Belgium squad

Morgan Schneiderlin is suspended for the game. Guy Mowbray: "The fall of the fixtures hasn't done Everton many favours for this one". Chelsea and Everton match up in the third week of the Premier League season. Chelsea have not lost consecutive home Premier League games since November 2011 when they were managed by Andre Villas-Bo...

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  • Nadal, Federer warn against change despite injury toll
Nadal, Federer warn against change despite injury toll

Four of the top 11 seeds - 2016 victor Stan Wawrinka , last year's runner-up Novak Djokovic , 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic and 2014 finalist Kei Nishikori have withdrawn from the final Grand Slam of the year due to injuries.

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  • Koeman grateful for Everton's short Europa League trips
Koeman grateful for Everton's short Europa League trips

Everton entered their Europa League matchup against Hajduk Split on Thursday with a 2-0 lead on aggregate. The 48 teams are split into four seeding pots based on their club coeeficients. Group B: Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine), Young Boys (Switzerland), Partizan (Serbia), Skenderbeu (Albania). Group C: Braga, Ludogorets, Hoffenheim , Istanb...

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  • Manchester United subs Rashford, Fellaini sink Leicester
Manchester United subs Rashford, Fellaini sink Leicester

Mkhitaryan endured a tough introduction to life at Old Trafford last season after Jose Mourinho used the attacking midfielder sparingly throughout the 2017-18 campaign. A trophy collected even more recently, and remarkably for the first time in 2016 by Leicester , which has only three points from its opening three games.

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  • Adrian Peterson's debut comes in Saints shutout win
Adrian Peterson's debut comes in Saints shutout win

YES, I know it's only pre-season. Clowney was banged up and injured for most of his first two years in the NFL. The Saints had one of the worst defenses in the National Football League previous year, and there were plenty of mediocre quarterbacks that their unit made look like Pro Bowlers, but that shouldn't diminish the value of the positive w...

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  • Manchester United handed huge boost in signing £55 million star
Manchester United handed huge boost in signing £55 million star

According to a tweet by Duncan Castles, highly in-demand midfielder Thomas Lemar is keen on a move to join Manchester United over Arsenal . "It is a possibility he leaves, if the transfer fee they are looking for of £60m is met". However, that has not stopped Arsenal and Manchester United in their attempts to land the 21-year-old. Even thoug...

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  • Hurst: 'Rooney's England career is over'
Hurst: 'Rooney's England career is over'

Rooney , 31, announced on Wednesday that he had called time on an global career that has seen him net 53 times in 119 appearances after Gareth Southgate tried to recall him on the basis of his good form at Everton this summer. Lineker - who also starred for both Everton and England - said Rooney should figure among the top 10 in British f...

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  • Alexis Starts - Arsenal's Strongest Possible 3-4-2-1 XI vs Liverpool
Alexis Starts - Arsenal's Strongest Possible 3-4-2-1 XI vs Liverpool

One FA Cup final doesn't make a solution, just like why Per Mertesacker isn't still playing. Mark Lawrenson has predicted that Liverpool will be held to a 1-1 draw against Arsenal in their Premier League meeting at Anfield on Sunday.

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  • Champions League: Defeat in Astana is 'wake-up call' - James Forrest
Champions League: Defeat in Astana is 'wake-up call' - James Forrest

I thought we were going to get through this campaign without the anxiety. "They deserve to qualify and we look forward to the draw". The former Swansea and Liverpool boss said: "We have a good record since the Barcelona game away from home in Europe so we are looking to add to that".

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  • Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart tweets goodbye to Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder
Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart tweets goodbye to Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder

Thomas initially injured his hip in March during the regular season and missed two games. During Game 6 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Washington Wizards, he re-aggravated the injury. He would tweet that he would have no issue leaving the team, which he later deleted. The Celtics made a surprise splash when they traded away ...

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