• Cahill lauds 'brilliant' Victor Moses after Chelsea win against Burnley — EPL
Cahill lauds 'brilliant' Victor Moses after Chelsea win against Burnley — EPL

But in the second half and today, we must be pleased. "Mourinho was 72 in the first 100?" Thanks to his target-man qualities, Barnes has been an unsung hero for the Clarets this season. "There is a gap between ourselves and Tottenham". I wouldn't bet against it. The draw halted back-to-back losses for Leicester, which remained eighth.

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  • Chelsea predicted XI for Southampton: Olivier Giroud starts in round two
Chelsea predicted XI for Southampton: Olivier Giroud starts in round two

Morata was hauled off in the 71st minute having missed a host of chances (including a one-on-one from which he couldn't even hit the target), visibly angry with himself as he trudged from the field. "No [competition], not at all". Burnley manager Sean Dyche was pleased with his side's performance against Chelsea on Thursday, despite losing 2-...

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  • Rafael Nadal won his Monte Carlo Masters semi-final against Grigor Dimitrov
Rafael Nadal won his Monte Carlo Masters semi-final against Grigor Dimitrov

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating United States' Donald Young during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. It's strange to imagine a Masters quarter-final going so one-sidedly in a clash between two of the world's top 10, particularly given Thiem's credentials o...

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  • Stormy Daniels releases sketch of 'man who threatened her in car park'
Stormy Daniels releases sketch of 'man who threatened her in car park'

She said she never saw the man again. The adult-film actress said the anonymous man referred to her daughter and added, "That's a beautiful little girl". Daniels and Avenatti announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to the suspect's identification. She called it "cheesy" and said the idea came from one of the clubs where she made an ...

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  • New York Jets get their franchise quarterback in team mock — NFL Draft
New York Jets get their franchise quarterback in team mock — NFL Draft

He could do it if the Raiders get the draft right. "You can't have enough information. You have to be open". Taking one of the many talented running backs is certainly an option on the second and third days. "How do they best impact [the game], how do they play the game of football?" Dorsey, though, says that reputation is unfair. Appearing on ...

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  • Wenger's legacy at Arsenal 'untouchable' - Henry
Wenger's legacy at Arsenal 'untouchable' - Henry

But I think there is also a significant thing at Arsenal in how the candidate represents the club. There were reports that Wenger might have quit had Arsenal lost the final; instead he signed a new three-year deal. In the aftermath of that Champions League decider against Barcelona , he added: "The last match they played at Highbury ...

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  • Premier League teams' prize-money revealed — Champions League
Premier League teams' prize-money revealed — Champions League

If you wanna cheer together, shout hooray! All conjecture until next year, of course, when doubtless they will remain the team to beat. This content is restricted to site members. Take your man in the blue coat in the bottom right below. His movement is intelligent, his ideas of what to do with the ball are far more dangerous, and his g...

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  • Guardiola, Liverpool slapped with UEFA charges
Guardiola, Liverpool slapped with UEFA charges

City packed their side with attacking players in the hope of engineering a turnaround but the Reds held off a barrage of pressure. Liverpool won the second leg 2-1 to claim a place in the semi-finals with a 5-1 aggregate success. With three defeats in one week, more than a few smoke bombs have gone off at Manchester City . Uefa neverthe...

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  • San Antonio empezó con tropiezo ante Golden State
San Antonio empezó con tropiezo ante Golden State

Para los Spurs fue apenas la segunda derrota por 20 puntos o más en la postemporada desde que los dirige Gregg Popovich (1996). Mañana volverán a verse las caras en Oakland, California, por la segunda fecha de la serie, y todo indica que los Spurs deberán mejorar mucho para evitar que los Warriors se encaminen hacia su segundo anillo cons...

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  • Chicharito rescues derby point for West Ham
Chicharito rescues derby point for West Ham

Rice, 19, had a starring role as the Hammers eased their relegation fears with a 1-1 draw against Chelsea . The Londoner could well have ended up on the opposite side of the Stamford Bridge pitch, on Sunday. Chelsea weren't able to capitalise on a Liverpool draw in the Merseyside derby. "I'm not disappointed. I thought we played against a...

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  • Barca sets new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten
Barca sets new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten

The win against Valencia means a seventh league title in 10 years now looks like a formality for Barca , but they still have some work to do if they want to end the season unbeaten. Samuel Umtiti headed in the second goal early in the second half and the fans and players grew more animated as the game went on, although Valencia pulled a goal...

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  • Champions League semifinal draw: Bayern Munich-Real Madrid clash set
Champions League semifinal draw: Bayern Munich-Real Madrid clash set

They also met last season in the last eight when Real triumphed 6-3 on aggregate. Real Madrid are a disaster at the back if they can't control the game and may be without Sergio Ramos for their first leg against Bayern , who must fancy their chances of an away goal.

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  • UEFA make decision on Sergio Ramos Champions League ban — Real Madrid news
UEFA make decision on Sergio Ramos Champions League ban — Real Madrid news

Zinedine Zidane and his men will face a daunting task in the form of Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich , who have looked like a formidable side throughout the tournament. "I'm optimistic. We have great respect for them but we're not afraid". These two sides also boast Boston-based ownership, between Liverpool's John Henry and Roma's Jame...

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  • Manchester United vs West Bromwich Albion — Predicted starting XI
Manchester United vs West Bromwich Albion — Predicted starting XI

The FA employed two lip-reading experts to watch slow-motion footage of the incident. The FA is completely satisfied that this was a complaint made in absolute good faith. If I fail, it's no problem. Increasingly poor conditions and a general lack of thrust continued to inhibit both sides, but United did force Foster into wonderfully save on 66 m...

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  • Gossip: Monaco to take Chelsea, Liverpool cast-offs
Gossip: Monaco to take Chelsea, Liverpool cast-offs

The Saints are three points adrift of safety and must start bagging commendable results if they are to refrain themselves from getting doomed at the end of the season. Now it's in the past. "Next season will be totally different to this season". Prospects of playing Champions League football next season look all but lost now and the manager, Ant...

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  • Ronaldinho Gives Barcelona Counsel On Life After Lionel Messi
Ronaldinho Gives Barcelona Counsel On Life After Lionel Messi

With this, Messi joins the Spanish football player Fernando Hierro and the mythical Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque, as the first personalities that UNWTO appoints to advance the links between sports and tourism and promote the transformative power of responsible tourism.

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  • Chelsea star slams team mates after West Ham draw
Chelsea star slams team mates after West Ham draw

A point for West Ham United is worth its weight in gold but the same return for Chelsea felt like a quick trip to Poundland. Six times in 2018 (in all competitions) Chelsea have nursed a one-goal lead, only to watch it evaporate. On forwards potentially lacking confidence: " Morata scored two offside goals". It was a fine intervention s...

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  • Dortmund feiert klaren Sieg gegen Stuttgart
Dortmund feiert klaren Sieg gegen Stuttgart

Doch aus dem vielen Ballbesitz der Gäste und einer Drangphase mit hereinhagelnden Flanken entstanden keine klaren Chancen. Denn drei Punkte in München, so Stöger, habe er ins einer Planung für das Erreichen der Champions League ohnehin nicht vorgesehen - das wären Bonuspunkte gewesen.

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  • Hat trick de Messi, récord de Barcelona
Hat trick de Messi, récord de Barcelona

El encuentro comenzará a las 15.45. El dato: El Leganés no ha marcado en sus últimas cuatro salidas en liga y no gana un partido a domicilio en esta competición desde mediados del mes de octubre. Sin embargo, lo llamativo es que con tan solo un empate romperán récord de imbatibilidad que aún ostenta la Real Sociedad desde 1980, cuando est...

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  • Klopp: Liverpool doing everything to get Mohamed Salah fit for Everton clash
Klopp: Liverpool doing everything to get Mohamed Salah fit for Everton clash

Ronaldo, on the other hand, only received 35 percent of the votes. The former Arsenal and Southampton man however puts that performance and his recent improvement down to Klopp , with the German constantly shouting at him to stamp his authority on games.

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  • Pogba: Seeing Man City win the title would be like death
Pogba: Seeing Man City win the title would be like death

Except for United, it isn't. "It's the first time we've lost two games in a row this season and now we have to recover, try again, come back to basics and win games". Or is he eager to guarantee his team wrap up the Premier League title against their biggest rivals? "It would be special". But he insists it's only the points - and finishin...

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  • Losing title on derby day not the end of the world — Mourinho
Losing title on derby day not the end of the world — Mourinho

It was just football. That being said, Manchester United's Instagram page have thrown shade at Manchester City ahead of kick-off, taunting that they might be able to fill up all those empty seats this time around. Paul Pogba , the man allegedly offered to City in January by his rogue agent, scored twice in 97 seconds to bring United back to l...

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  • In-form Salah can destroy any defence, says van Dijk — Soccer
In-form Salah can destroy any defence, says van Dijk — Soccer

Footage has emerged depicting the scenes from inside the bus as filmed by a City coach. "I think nobody expected it, but he hit the ground running". Salah has formed a fearsome front three with Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane with the trio already combining for 75 goals.

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  • 37-goal Salah now pure striker — Liverpool boss Klopp
37-goal Salah now pure striker — Liverpool boss Klopp

Turning these potential disasters into narrow victories is something this Liverpool squad has been demonstrating more and more under Klopp. "It was a very cool finish and long may that form continue", Klopp said. Also, he is in the race to emerge as top scorer in England which will see him clinch the Golden Boot as he sits five goals ahead of...

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  • Football: Conte confident of future at Chelsea despite Spurs loss
Football: Conte confident of future at Chelsea despite Spurs loss

If Abramovich was to axe Antonio Conte , he would also have to axe the nine backroom staff, including his brother Gianluca. The ball was inches from going out of bounds, there was no chance that a Bournemouth striker was going to get to it and yet José Holebas reached up and palmed the ball anyways.

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  • Lionel Messi Will Start For Barcelona Against Roma After Injury Scare
Lionel Messi Will Start For Barcelona Against Roma After Injury Scare

Injury worry Sergio Busquets: "He trained yesterday and was able to take part in a great deal of the session". "We face this challenge with serenity and tranquility; we know that Barcelona is one of the strongest teams in Europe but we know that we can do well against them too".

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  • Guardiola claims that Liverpool attacking trio are unstoppable
Guardiola claims that Liverpool attacking trio are unstoppable

Statistics suggest that TV viewing figures, newspapers sales and website hits are still being dominated by the Premier League's enduringly big clubs, with Manchester United, Liverpool , Arsenal and Tottenham still the four teams that boast a deeper and more loyal fan base, while Everton , Newcastle and Championship sides such as Leeds and Ast...

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  • Bundesliga round-up: Schalke make Bayern Munich wait for title
Bundesliga round-up: Schalke make Bayern Munich wait for title

Bayern Munich's incredible first-half display made light work of Borussia Dortmund as the runaway Bundesliga leaders cruised to a remarkable 6-0 win in Der Klassiker thanks to a hat-trick from Robert Lewandowski against his former club.

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  • Chelsea are having the season that we deserve — Antonio Conte
Chelsea are having the season that we deserve — Antonio Conte

Chelsea , meanwhile, should not give up on the Italian this easily according to me. They have many important players, many talented players. The thought of Conte departing may seem bizarre when you consider that he lifted the Premier League title less than 12-months ago.

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  • Manchester City want trophies not personal awards - Pep Guardiola
Manchester City want trophies not personal awards - Pep Guardiola

And while there is no suggestion of any wrong-doing, the amount of players turning to the tobacco is causing a concern for managers. The duo join Gylfi Sigurddson, Mason Holgate, James McCarthy and Eliaquim Mangala on the sidelines, whilst Ashley Williams will miss the game through suspension due to a red card.

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  • Conte reveals how Cahill, Morata coped with snubs
Conte reveals how Cahill, Morata coped with snubs

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Antero Henrique has poured cold water on claims that the club is speaking to potential replacements for Unai Emery. "In the last week he has worked very well". And it used to be true. His absence came to bite back the Blues during the Champions League round of 16 clashes against Barcelona where they missed ...

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  • Spain Star Puts Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City On Transfer Alert
Spain Star Puts Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City On Transfer Alert

This campaign, with Borja Mayoral the only player competing for his position, Benzema's potency has dropped. Bale, is more than likely expected to return to England, where both Manchester United and former club, Tottenham Hotspur, are showing interest.

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  • Chelsea's superstar says
Chelsea's superstar says "No" to transfers — Shocking

The Belgium international cast doubt over his time at Stamford Bridge last month after admitting that his "heart is in Madrid" and is missing his family, who still live in the Spanish capital. At the end of the season, we'll sit together and develop a good vision. "For me, the competition is with Morata". Courtois will surely understand ...

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  • Federer to skip clay-court season again
Federer to skip clay-court season again

The 21-year old, ranked 175 in the world, held his nerve during a third-set tie-break in their round of 32 match to see off the Swiss legend and record the biggest result of his career to date. Radwanska, the 2012 Miami champion, hadn't posted back-to-back match victories since January. Federer said the demotion was appropriate. Djokovic sat out ...

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  • I now trust Jack Wilshere to captain Arsenal — Arsene Wenger
I now trust Jack Wilshere to captain Arsenal — Arsene Wenger

For now, Arsenal fans hoping for any confirmation will be disappointed. My site will only allow one vote per person... Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan are on massive wages. This story was first featured on talkingbaws.com - simple, shareable sport. Slipping outside the top four for the second consecutive season, no Champions League football, and ...

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