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Author: 0 Stoke vs Arsenal 19 August 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

But if the going does get rough for the FA Cup holders on Saturday, Wenger has backed new-boy Kolasinac to handle the pressure. Stoke City suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Everton in their opening game of the season. In six previous visits to the bet365 Stadium Arsenal had failed to beat the Potters, but that run changed last season when they secured an emphatic 4-1 win.

Sport Swansea vs. Manchester United live stream
Author: 0 Swansea vs. Manchester United live stream

Uncertainty has not adversely impacted members of his squad like other managers, and the United boss was understandably upbeat ahead of the trip to Swansea , albeit not getting ahead of himself after taking apart West Ham 4-0 in their opening fixture.

Sport India's happy headache; Sri Lanka's fight for qualification
Author: 0 India's happy headache; Sri Lanka's fight for qualification

He is the most important part of the team and plays at the most important position. The contest has no significance as world cup is two years away and both India and Sri Lanka would love to fine tune their areas. "The other day, there were biscuits in the changing room and I informed the catering staff to take it out as our trainer did not want the players to eat in the changing room".

Sport Three CEOs resign from Trump council over Charlottesville
Author: 0 Three CEOs resign from Trump council over Charlottesville

But stated that Jeff Immelt, the company's chairman would stay on the American Manufacturing council. Frazier's departure earned the head of the pharmaceutical giant angry tweets from Trump, with one making an all-caps jab about costly prescription drugs and another griping that Merck is a leader in high prices and in sending jobs overseas.

Sport Bad Blood! Mourinho Turns the heat on Chelsea's Conte
Author: 0 Bad Blood! Mourinho Turns the heat on Chelsea's Conte

Speaking in an exclusive interview with the Times , Lampard feels that Chelsea still need to add some players in order to mount a serious challenge on the league title while competing in the Champions League at the same time. I think he's a good player to play with. Four in, eight out. "A club like Chelsea must have this ambition. I don't see any reason for them not to be fighting for the title".

Sport Kevin-Prince Boateng to Join Eintracht Frankfurt
Author: 0 Kevin-Prince Boateng to Join Eintracht Frankfurt

In 29 appearances with La UD last season, Prince Boateng scored 10 goals - including a spectacular strike against Villarreal that was a contender for goal of the year. "I look forward to playing for this club". 'I am very satisfied with our squad, and we have an interesting season ahead, and we will play a good role'.

Sport Halep, Muruguza Advance at Rain-Hit WTA Cincinnati Thursday
Author: 0 Halep, Muruguza Advance at Rain-Hit WTA Cincinnati Thursday

The seventh seed won 6-3 6-4 to reach the last eight for the first time, setting up a rematch of her Wimbledon quarter-final against Simona Halep . Karolina Pliskova , who came through double duty with wins over Camila Giorgi and Caroline Wozniacki on Friday, will face Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the top-half semifinal.

Sport Rafael Nadal beats Albert Ramos in Cincinnati Open for quarter-final place
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal beats Albert Ramos in Cincinnati Open for quarter-final place

I fought so hard. Pliskova saved two break points and held in the final game of the first set but Giorgi hit a backhand victor on the only break point of the second set to force a third, which the Czech dominated to advance. "The problem for me is trying to bring it on an everyday basis, say, centre court of Lyon with, like, five people against Nicolas Kicker earlier this year, I lost", he said.

Sport As Bullpen Stumbles, Yankees Fall to Five Games Back of Red Sox
Author: 0 As Bullpen Stumbles, Yankees Fall to Five Games Back of Red Sox

Andrew Benintendi then hit an RBI single and and Hanley Ramirez walked before Mitch Moreland's pinch-hit two-run single gave the Red Sox a 7-6 lead. With two more games at home against its division foe, Boston has a chance to separate itself from the rest of the pack. The half-inning prior to the relief letdown, the Yankees seemed to have put away the Red Sox.

Sport Barcelona to complete Coutinho, Dembele transfers this week
Author: 0 Barcelona to complete Coutinho, Dembele transfers this week

The Bundesliga club have rejected an offer of €100million for the 20-year-old from Barca , who are seeking a replacement for Neymar following his world-record €222m move to Paris Saint-Germain. "Everyone needs to understand that he has to work for the team and fall in line". On Saturday, the striker scored a hat trick in the 4-0 DFB Pokal win over Rielasingen-Arlen.

Author: 0 Eden Hazard back in full Chelsea training

Not only has Conte feuded with Chelsea striker Diego Costa after sending him into exile, the Italian has clashed with his employers over the terms of his contract the make up of his coaching staff and the club's failure to land his top transfer targets.

Sport Tottenham Hotspur remain interested in Everton's Ross Barkley
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur remain interested in Everton's Ross Barkley

The 23-year-old has been with the Toffees his entire career after coming through the clubs youth system but he's in the final year of his contract and Ronald Koeman has indicated they are ready to cash-in if their valuation is met. He has been linked with a move to Tottenham, but Koeman said last week there had been no offers for the England worldwide, with the transfer deadline fast approaching.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts With Fury As Ban For Pushing Referee Is Upheld
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts With Fury As Ban For Pushing Referee Is Upheld

Real Madrid tried its best to get its star man off the hook, echoing the theory that Ronaldo's actions were uncontrollable. In the second leg, Barca failed to get on the scoreboard as Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema struck in the absence of suspended Cristiano Ronaldo , and first-team regulars Gareth Bale, Isco and Casemiro.

Sport Spain police say suspects planned bigger hit
Author: 0 Spain police say suspects planned bigger hit

Security forces have arrested four suspects, and they are trying to determine whether the driver of the Barcelona van was among them. They were aged between 21 and 34, and none had a history of terrorism-related activities. Authorities say terrorists who attacked two cities in Spain on Thursday were apparently planning a larger, more sophisticated assault. A union official for Spain's Civil Guard told the Associated Press that he was one of five suspected terrorists killed following the ...

Sport Barca 'close' to Coutinho & Dembele
Author: 0 Barca 'close' to Coutinho & Dembele

However, Segura expressed confidence deals for both players could be done before the transfer window closes. "We are close, obviously, but as long as we don't have the deal closed, we can not say anything", Segura told TV3. "No news. Nobody has told me any different". Coutinho, now sidelined with a back injury, last week handed in a transfer request that was turned down by Liverpool's American owners.

Sport Celtics to retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 in February
Author: 0 Celtics to retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 in February

Number 34 is heading to the rafters in TD Garden. The same could also be said on the gridiron when Amba Etta-Tawo went undrafted this past April in the NFL. "I'm a Celtic for life". Pierce was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging nearly 22 points per game in the six-game series against the Los Angeles Lakers .

Sport Nothing has changed over Coutinho - Klopp
Author: 0 Nothing has changed over Coutinho - Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has rejected Barcelona's claims that they are close to signing unsettled Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho . Dortmund are away to Wolfsburg in their opening game of the new Bundesliga season on Saturday, followed by a home match against Hertha Berlin a week later.

Sport Stars lead tributes after Barcelona attack
Author: 0 Stars lead tributes after Barcelona attack

Twelve major titles in four trophy-laden seasons - including the Spanish Super Cup less than 36 hours after his transfer from Tottenham Hotspur - has seen the Croatian earn the nickname "Lucky Luka". He's the face of Real Madrid once Ronaldo hangs it up. "Barca said: 'No, we're not able.' They lost the opportunity", he told Bleacher Report .

Sport Merck, Intel CEOs quit Trump's council
Author: 0 Merck, Intel CEOs quit Trump's council

Trump responded with an all-caps attack that the head of the Kenilworth-based pharmaceutical company would have "more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" In June, Disney CEO Robert Iger and Tesla CEO Elon Musk quit another White House business advisory council over Trump's decision to withdraw the US from a global climate-change treaty, called the Paris Agreement.

Sport Team Europe takes early lead at Solheim Cup
Author: 0 Team Europe takes early lead at Solheim Cup

Three sweeps had been accomplished in past years, but all by the European side. Lexi Thompson got things started off right for Team USA with a huge opening tee ball. The American duo made hard work of it at the 18th, but the in-form Kang drilled in the match-winning par-putt from eight feet after Masson's chip for birdie missed the target.

Author: 0 England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2

Essex's Tom Westley and Middlesex duo Dawid Malan and Toby Roland-Jones have the chance to cement their places in the England Test squad for this winter's Ashes according to captain Joe Root . Westley was lbw to Miguel Cummins after a successful decision review by West Indies . The West Indies remain outsiders to salvage something from the contest but spinner Roston Chase, who finished with four wickets after a barren first day, took heart from the way Kieran Powell and Kyle Hope ...

Sport Red Sox want Yawkey Way renamed - perhaps for David Ortiz
Author: 0 Red Sox want Yawkey Way renamed - perhaps for David Ortiz

Chris Sale got his first look at the NY part of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry when he pitched for Boston last Sunday night in the Bronx. Adding to the moment was that the Red Sox were honoring the 1967 "Impossible Dream" team that won the American League and took the St.

Author: 0 Manish Pandey hopes to carry 'A' series form against Sri Lanka

With Sri Lanka's continued struggle in all formats of the game, it is no surprise that Gavaskar expects India to have it easy in the ODI series as well. "It took me some time to get used to that situation and with only 15 overs left in the game where you just can't do really much". You can't settle in from that position, you just need to go out and go at everything from ball one.

Sport Aliko Dangote Wants To Buy Arsenal, Sack Wenger
Author: 0 Aliko Dangote Wants To Buy Arsenal, Sack Wenger

Yet while the pursuit of a player in the same position may contribute to uncertainity in his own game, it's testament to the Frenchman that he managed to respond on the pitch every time with crucial goals - as he delivered Friday night. Wenger said: "We have scouts everywhere, basically". "I want him to have a chance to play somewhere as well". "Watching him, I thought he had the quality".

Sport Coutinho must be sold, says former Liverpool forward
Author: 0 Coutinho must be sold, says former Liverpool forward

It appears a resolution is close and seems the sooner Dembele completes his impending switch the better it will be for all parties. As with the previous bids of £72m and £90m, Liverpool's unwillingness to do business has been clear in the instantaneous way they have refused to consider the approaches.

Sport Insider gives latest update on Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future
Author: 0 Insider gives latest update on Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future

Klopp has continually insisted that Liverpool are under no pressure to sell Coutinho and the midfielder is priceless to the club . "It is true and I recognise this, that they are two players we feel like bringing here". Weekend fixtures (UK time): Saturday, Swansea v Man Utd, Bournemouth v Watford, Burnley v West Brom, Leicester v Brighton, Liverpool v Crystal Palace , Southampton v West Ham , Stoke v Arsenal; Sunday, Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea.

Sport Team of Three! Derek Jeter and Wife Hannah Welcome a Baby Girl
Author: 0 Team of Three! Derek Jeter and Wife Hannah Welcome a Baby Girl

The news of Bella's birth was announced by Jeter's The Players' Tribune website via social media. As Yankees legend and all-time great shortstop Derek Jeter gets set to take over the Miami Marlins in a major ownership role , his life will never been the same away from the diamond.

Sport Valencia complete signing of defender Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal
Author: 0 Valencia complete signing of defender Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal

To be honest I didn't expect Gabriel Paulista to be the first out the door as we seem to be short of defenders at the moment, but with Arsene Wenger having experimented with the Brazilian in various positions he has now made a decision to cash in by sending him back to La Liga.

Sport Arsenal consider fresh approach for Draxler
Author: 0 Arsenal consider fresh approach for Draxler

Website GamblingTimes claimed this week Arsenal were leading the charge for the 23-year-old after struggling to sign Thomas Lemar and Riyad Mahrez. Draxler hasn't featured for PSG so far this season, as he's being rested after featuring for Germany in the Confederations Cup, where he won the player of the tournament award.

Sport Patriots rookie Derek Rivers reportedly may have season-ending injury
Author: 0 Patriots rookie Derek Rivers reportedly may have season-ending injury

According to CSNNE's Mike Giardi, Rivers flew back to Boston Wednesday night for further tests while the rest of the team remained in West Virginia. This came as a surprise to the Patriots. The WKBN 27 Sports Department is working to gather more information from the Patriots on Rivers' injury. He only averages about three sacks per season, but as he proved in the Super Bowl , Hightower can get to the quarterback when it matters the most.

Sport Zidane Delighted With Real Madrid's Super Cup Win
Author: 0 Zidane Delighted With Real Madrid's Super Cup Win

Not in the eyes of Ronaldo , forced to sit out the 2-0 Spanish Super Cup second leg win at the Santiago Bernabeu , which secured a 5-1 aggregate victory over Barcelona , as the Portuguese worldwide feels the ban was 'exaggerated and ridiculous'.

Sport Weather forces Little League to change schedule of Friday's series games
Author: 0 Weather forces Little League to change schedule of Friday's series games

Needing one out, manager Mike Randazzo went to Bauer to close it out. At 8 p.m., South Korea and the Dominican Republic will meet at Volunteer Stadium with North Carolina and South Dakota playing at Lamade. Fairfield American made it to Williamsport in 2010 and 2012. "We feel so proud", Quijada said. "Fortunately, it was more of the same today", Randazzo said.

Sport Sam Kerr in the running for The Best FIFA Women's Player Award
Author: 0 Sam Kerr in the running for The Best FIFA Women's Player Award

You wonder just how long it took them to come up with that name, some lucky guy is no doubt paid far too much money for that. The winners from each category would be revealed at a ceremony in London in October. Ronaldo's nomination comes after a year that saw him help Madrid to a third Champions League crown in four seasons and a first La Liga title in five years, as well as the FIFA Club World Cup.

Sport Mauricio Pochettino's response when asked about Davinson Sanchez speculation
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino's response when asked about Davinson Sanchez speculation

Tottenham ace Jan Vertonghen scooped the same prize back in 2012. "I want four players", he said. "I am very excited to be signing for such a famous club as Tottenham Hotspur ". Tottenham Hotspur are FINALLY going to sign someone this summer transfer window. Proof that a deal was in the pipeline came on Thursday when the Colombian was withdrawn from the Ajax squad for their Europa League qualifier against Rosenborg, a game the Dutch side lost 1-0.

Sport Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Tiemoue Bakayoko step up recoveries in friendly
Author: 0 Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Tiemoue Bakayoko step up recoveries in friendly

When asked if the French midfielder could start the game, Conte added: "I don't know, I have to decide, the situation could force me to take a different decision because in this moment some players are not 100 percent". 'It can happen during a game to receive two red cards but I think a great club like Chelsea need to be prepared for this kind of situation'. "Pedro has today has trained with us, he felt pain in his ankle.

Sport Mourinho insists he is happy without a fourth signing
Author: 0 Mourinho insists he is happy without a fourth signing

Shaw has had a hard time at Old Trafford since his move from Southampton in 2014. He told the magazine that while as a squad, specific targets have not been set, the aim is to win as many titles as possible. That is what we want. Jose Mourinho's side look much better equipped now to deal with sides who sit deep and try to frustrate them; their attacking verve was too much for a defensively minded Hammers side last Sunday.

Sport Gerard Pique reacted angrily to Barcelona's performance against Madrid from the bench
Author: 0 Gerard Pique reacted angrily to Barcelona's performance against Madrid from the bench

Gerard Deulofeu, now back at his former club, lasted an hour in the first leg in the wide left role before he was replaced by Denis Suarez - and it remains to be seen who will be drafted in for the trip to Madrid. But does that mean they're better than us? "We have the game at the Bernabéu on Wednesday". We have to recover soon in the psychic point of view because LaLiga starts.

Sport Steven Gerrard Names The One Man United Player He'd Sign For Liverpool
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard Names The One Man United Player He'd Sign For Liverpool

The France global rejoined the Red Devils from Juventus last summer for a then-record £89m, which has since been eclipsed by the £198m Paris Saint-Germain paid to land Neymar earlier this month. If their wretched Champions League experiences there last season are anything to go by, it could be. It is about the team. However, the ex-England global was put on the spot with a question on United - if he could sign any player in Mourinho's new-look team for Liverpool, who would it be? " The ...

Sport Jonny Evans bid from Manchester City rejected by West Brom
Author: 0 Jonny Evans bid from Manchester City rejected by West Brom

While Pulis stopped short of revealing that City had shown interest, the Baggies boss acknowledged that an approach had been made, but that the West Midlands outfit were not in a position where they had to consider the offer. "It is absolutely insane to say a team like West Brom won't sell players if people weren't going to put an enormous amount of money in front of you".

Sport Kiwi golfer Daniel Pearce shares lead after second round at Fiji International
Author: 0 Kiwi golfer Daniel Pearce shares lead after second round at Fiji International

Singh, who has returned home to play on the Natadola Bay course he redesigned, compared the purse to that of the Australian Open, which was worth $1.25 million previous year. "The course is pretty good", Singh said. Earlier he had bounced through the front nine, making an eagle-3 at the par-5 first before ticking 4, 6 and 9.

Sport Wenger reveals intention to keep asset, backs him for big things
Author: 0 Wenger reveals intention to keep asset, backs him for big things

Wenger also provided an update on the fitness of the dynamic attacker, indicating that he will not be ready for next weekend's trip to Stoke but may well be available for the game against Liverpool at Anfield on August 27. "His recovery is going very well, he is working very hard. We have got to be cautious with a muscular strain not to have any setback on it". The Arsenal boss has insisted that he is prepared to take a financial hit and lose Sanchez for free next summer, rather than ...

Sport Internet lights up Jags QB Blake Bortles for being bad
Author: 0 Internet lights up Jags QB Blake Bortles for being bad

Bortles' numbers in Thursday's preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren't awful. The Jaguars may not know the name of their Week 1 starting quarterback. Third-team quarterback Brandon Allen finished the game for the Jaguars, completing 10 of 15 passes for 144 yards and one touchdown with no interceptions.

Author: 0 Barcelona attack: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo react

Free agent Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez are also included. Zinedine Zidane, who guided Real Madrid's landmark season, with seven of their players in the men's shortlist, is recognised in his nomination as best men's coach.

Sport These states will have the best views of the solar eclipse
Author: 0 These states will have the best views of the solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse is when the moon moves between the sun and Earth, lasting for up to about three hours from beginning to end. Here on the Sunshine Coast the partial eclipse means that the moon will eventually hide approximately 86 per cent of the sun's disk.

Sport Tiger Woods with US PGA Championship victor Justin Thomas
Author: 0 Tiger Woods with US PGA Championship victor Justin Thomas

Take note, PGA Tour golfers, if you haven't felt Spieth's wrath already. Thomas remembers attending the 2000 PGA Championship at the Valhalla Golf Club near his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky . "(Winning the PGA) nearly deserves its own rack, being the first major. He nailed three of them, but Jordan Spieth's win at the British Open in July ended his chances.

Sport Matt Cullen Leaving Stanley Cup Champions to Return to Minnesota
Author: 0 Matt Cullen Leaving Stanley Cup Champions to Return to Minnesota

Cullen agreed to a one year, one million dollar contact with Minnesota, plus 700,000 dollars in potential bonuses. The signing comes seven years after first signing with the Wild and just two weeks before he'll celebrate in Moorhead with the Stanley Cup for a third time.

Sport Oakland Raiders CB Sean Smith arrested on felony assault charge
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders CB Sean Smith arrested on felony assault charge

Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was arrested Thursday for an alleged altercation on July 4, according to USA Today . Now, he's facing criminal charges after being arrested and charged with felony assault. Smith's lawyer, Daniel Rosenberg, spoke with NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. A warrant for Smith's arrest was filed Wednesday and his first court date is scheduled for September 29 and the maximum prison sentence is seven years.

Sport NEET 2017: Supreme Court Bars Tamil Nadu Medical Admissions Till August 22
Author: 0 NEET 2017: Supreme Court Bars Tamil Nadu Medical Admissions Till August 22

With the announcement by the Supreme Court to make NEET compulsory from this year many students started protests demanding the cancellation of the examination for one more year. Ravindranath, general secretary, Doctors' Association for Social Equality. The three-judge bench ordered "status quo" to be maintained till August 22, the next date of hearing.

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