But he has indicated Sergio Aguero may keep his place in the first XI, and it could prove a special night for the Argentina striker. The Argentine equalled Eric Brook 's club record of 177 goals against Burnley at the weekend and is handed the armband as he bids to become Man City's all-time goalscorer.
However, both stars put in strong performances as Arsenal thrashed Everton 5-2 last Sunday, which was evidence that the duo are fully focussed on helping the club succeed according to Wenger. "I love Arsenal, love being involved with Arsenal", the 70-year-old added. "In particular we feel that the present directors are not acting with sufficient independence, nor representing the interests of the small shareholders, or the future custodianship of the club".
He's working very well and he's understanding this football and what I want from him. Batshuayi was hoping to start when Diego Costa dropped out of the first-team picture but Alvaro Morata's arrival has seen him sit on the bench once again.
Man City were held to a 0-0 draw by Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Round of 16 of Carabao Cup, and only made it through on penalties, after Claudio Bravo came out with two wonderful spot-kick saves. "It's hard to play with these kind of balls but we try to find a way". All balls used in the professional game are required to meet this standard. "I say that because we won, eh?" The EFL said it will "engage with Mr.
The 27-year-old made his England debut against Argentina in June off the back of a strong season with the Auckland-based Super Rugby franchise, but that was when the majority of the England team were touring New Zealand with the British and Irish Lions.
Mortaza said the failure of his bowlers to take wickets in South African conditions had been a major problem, while the batsmen had also failed, particularly on Sunday. But De Kock (59 from 44 balls) and AB de Villiers (49 from 27 balls) hammered 79 from 51 balls together. There was a brief fightback as Shakib Al Hasan (63) and Sabbir Rahman (39) put on 67 for the sixth wicket before both fell to part-time off-spinner Markram.
Thirteen screws later and here I am". Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers revealed on a tape for Conan O'Brien's late show " Conan " that 13 screws have been inserted into his clavicle to help fix his shoulder. "There's a reason why he's on IR", coach Mike McCarthy said earlier this week . This season, Rodgers has completed 128 of 193 passes (66.3 percent) for 1,385 yards with 13 touchdowns and three interceptions.
A late Willian goal proved crucial as Chelsea edged past Everton 2-1 at Stamford Bridge last night to book their place in the quarter finals and the Blues will now entertain Bournemouth after they beat Middlesbrough 3-1. A repeat of their 4-1 win over Crystal Palace would set the cat amongst the pigeons (or in this case, the Robins). Carabao Cup fifth round matches are scheduled to take place in the week commencing 18 December, with an official date and time to be revealed in due course.
According to the same report , Arsenal have resigned themselves to losing Ozil in January or in the summer after failing to agree a contract extension with the 29-year-old. So why would you sign another? Silvestre is probably correct to ask if United need another playmaker, but his comment that Ozil wouldn't last under Mourinho because "sometimes it doesn't look like he is interested" couldn't be more wrong.
Along with her, Neha Dhupia and RJ Malishka are seen shaking the leg which adds a different spice to the song . A new song from the much-awaited Vidya Balan starrer " Tumhari Sulu " dropped online on Thursday noon. It's not like we are dancing in the song or doing Mombasa, King Kong and Hong Kong. Balan will be seen as a regular Indian homemaker who lives a dichotomous life, as she turns into a radio jockey by night, in the Suresh Triveni film.
Lunenburg High junior Emily Nash finished first (by four shots!) in this week's Central Mass. Division 3 boys' golf tournament and should've qualified for the state tournament as a result. 'She played the same tees, played under the same conditions and everything'. "But, she didn't want to take it because she was too disappointed". However, the tournament director, Kevin Riordan, said he plans to purchase a special trophy for her.
He just concluded a four-year, $16 million contract. Girardi announced his departure in a statement emailed to the media ( via The New York Times ): "With a heavy heart, I come to you because the Yankees have decided not to bring me back".
Caixinha took over from Mark Warburton in March 2017 on a three-year-deal but the 46-year-old has won just 14 of his 26 games in charge. Rangers sacked manager Pedro Caixinha on Thursday after less than a year in charge. Rangers are now eight points off Celtic in the title race and after the draw last night Caixinha said: "I say to the supporters they're the most loyal fans in the world".
When I was told, all I wanted to do was sign the contract. I've just got to keep working and trying in training every day and hopefully I will improve. Woodburn added: "I think there is loads of room for improvement". Just trying to come in with the first team and play like a first-team player. When asked what aspects of his game needs improving, he replied: " I would probably say defending and getting a few more goals .
Hightower has already missed two games this season, as he sat out against the New Orleans Saints and Houston Texans. Hightower won't play Sunday against the Chargers due to a right shoulder injury, and he could be out for a bit longer than that, according to a source .
Hartley, 31, escaped a ban when yellow card from Northampton's 24-7 Champions Cup defeat in Clermont was not upgraded. Under World Rugby's Sanctions for Foul Play, Law 10.4 (a), striking with the arm, carries the following sanction entry points - Low End: 2 weeks; Mid-range: 4 weeks; Top end: 8 to 52 weeks.
The ACLU said the teen did not seek government assistance for the abortion. In response to the left's outrage about President Trump's "misogyny" and the "war on women, immigrants, and children" that would have been declared had the teenager carried her child to term, Alexandra Desanctis writes , "The reaction to Jane's abortion campaign shows that all of these claims are nothing more than empty posturing, created to disguise a disgusting truth: that unlimited abortion-on-demand is seen by ...
Idrissa Gueye was dismissed 15 minutes later after collecting a second yellow card, before a goal from Alexandre Lacazette in the 74th minute and late strikes from Aaron Ramsey and Alexis Sanchez , coming either side of an Oumar Niasse consolation, capped a victory that moves Arsenal up to fifth but piles the pressure on under-fire Everton boss Ronald Koeman.
Ball said neither his father's comments nor the tweet by Gortat were a distraction for him as he prepared to face the 3-0 Wizards . Here are my thoughts on the win and what it means. Ingram finished with 19 points on eight of 16 shooting with 10 rebounds. Ingram later tied the game with 0.7 seconds left to send it into overtime.
His high-flying stunt is just the beginning - he's hoping to plan the world's first helium balloon race in Africa. Like a scene from Disney Pixar film Up, Tom Morgan's stunt saw him drift 16 miles and climb 1.5 miles high. He told the BBC he "had to keep my cool" and gradually began "cutting the balloons" to make his descent to the ground, which he did successfully.
The match however, will go an as per schedule at the MCA stadium in Pune . Pandurang Salgaoncar , the pitch manager at the Pune ground, was exposed during an undercover sting by India Today TV claiming he doctored the surface ahead of the ODI starting Wednesday.
This move does not necessarily mean Davis will miss time and Smith , who did not play in the National Basketball Association last season, is not a lock to actually see any playing time. Clippers during the 2015-16 season. He was never an All-Star, but entered the team's starting lineup nearly immediately and stayed there until through the 2012-13 season, averaging 15.3 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in his nine seasons with the team.
They scored three goals in 15 second-half minutes, having gone behind appearing lethargic and bereft of ideas. Andre Ayew bagged a brace to bring the Hammers back level and Angelo Ogbonna netted the victor 20 minutes from time. Suddenly we score the goal, and gained energy, our crosses started to be world-class crosses to be fair, very hard for them to defend. And the Hammers sealed the shock of the fourth round when Ogbonna steered his header into the bottom corner with 20 minutes ...
If there's been anything wrong with the Dodgers' otherwise near-flawless season so far, it's only that Vin Scully hasn't been in the booth to call it. I think I hurt my rotator cuff". "Somewhere up in heaven, Duke Snider, Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, and Gil Hodges are laughing their heads off. 'Look who's throwing out the first ball at the World Series'".
As part of the documentary, Harrington invited Stern to speak about the drug because "he was the commissioner during the roughest time for the National Basketball Association for drugs". You tell me it worked for you and it worked for others that you know, then we should find a way to get that defined and made official ... Marijuana is now legal in all forms in eight states and the District of Columbia, and decriminalized or allowed for medicinal purposes is many more.
The saga involving Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant took another turn on Wednesday. Head coach Mike Tomlin came out of the woodwork to note that Bryant would not be available via trade after the wide receiver "called in sick" to a team meeting on Monday .
At ACC Basketball Media Day Wednesday, coach Roy Williams revealed that Berry punched a door after losing a video game against teammate Theo Pinson . "One of his greatest characteristics is his competitiveness". So long as the senior is sidelined, Williams will likely lean on freshman Jalek Felton and sophomore Seventh Woods as his primary backcourt playmakers.
Tyrell Williams and Travis Benjamin are also strong receivers who have each shown the ability to move the chains when necessary for the Chargers. The team signed Markus Wheaton , Kendall Wright , Victor Cruz and Reuben Randle during the offseason, with only Wheaton and Wright still active on the roster.
When the officer approached the vehicle and the window was rolled down, the officer noticed a "strong smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle". Ignont was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, also a misdemeanor. "We just became aware of the incident and we're looking into it", Tennessee football spokesperson Zach Stipe told SEC Country.
It's worth noting , however, that Newton did field questions for several minutes before ending the press conference, so we probably shouldn't turn this into a giant controversy. After clawing their way into the top-10 with impressive performances against New England and Detroit, back-to-back losses and injuries have again surrounded Carolina with questions.
The knee injury is one that Pedroia battled all of last season and which resulted in two separate trips to the disabled list , limiting to 105 games on the year. "Obviously, we had to try and find a way to do what we did so I could be out there", Pedroia said. Pedroia has four years and $56 million left on his contract.
He has completed just 52.0 percent of his passes for three touchdowns and an NFL-worst 11 interceptions. Despite the tame video evidence, Kizer-who posted a QBR of 17.5 before being replaced on Sunday-apologized on Monday for appearing to not take his job seriously.
He immediately announced his desire to secure the role full-time, although a host of bigger-name candidates are being linked with the job, with Ryan Giggs interested and ex-Toffees skipper Phil Neville understood to be keen. "I think the time has come to say that and I make no secret of it". When asked whether he had talked with Barkley about his future, Unsworth replied: "I have not spoken to him about that since I spoke to the chairman yesterday, but I will be doing".
The first round of results throws up an intriguing encounter between the new No. 1 Simona Halep , and the resurgent Caroline Wozniacki . Garcia, therefore, has not been able to replicate his feat in the final of the tournament in Beijing at the beginning of October, where she beat Halep, who was then not yet officially no.
The 1985 edition runners-up bounced back with a 3-1 verdict over Guinea, a game they had to win in order to make the knockout stages. We still have a lot to do. "For an England team to qualify for the semifinal for the first time is something that we are really proud of". We want to create the best environment.
This is the second time Stephen Curry has been ejected [VIDEO ] due to his mouthpiece-throwing stunts. During the 2016 NBA Finals, he was fined $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece. They seem to have built a rapport, too, as Curry said that he and Obama often pair up when they're in a match of four people. Stephen Curry has since acknowledged his mistake on Twitter and vowed not to make the same mistake again.
In a tweet Town director Sean Jarvis printed Adam Bhana's letter accompanying it with the simple headline " Pure class from young Adam ". Adam's father Mo told the BBC his son initially wanted to send the club the money so they could acquire world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo.
The shooting happened an hour after police from an elite unit fought with drug gang members in two locations in Rocinha, a favela that has always been nearly beyond the control of the authorities. "Officers reacted, hitting the vehicle". A Spanish woman died of her wounds in hospital. Cardoso told reporters that a probe was being launched into the actions of the military police.
The Italian announced that this would be his last season and his decision is not subject to change. This year the Italian goalkeeper added another feather to his wings on Monday night when he was named FIFA Best Goalkeeper of the Year at the London Palladium theatre.
DeMarcus Cousins led all scorers with 39 points to go with 13 rebounds, but McCollum's 23, as well as four other players in double figures, was enough for Portland. The Blazers had won their first two games of the season. Magic 125, Nets 121: Aaron Gordon scored a career-high 41 points, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 35 seconds remaining, and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Orlando over Brooklyn.
L.A.'s Game 1 starter Clayton Kershaw (18-4, 2.31) was just seven months old the last time the Dodgers were in the Fall Classic. The two Cy Young Award winners took turns allowing one run each until Turner stepped to the plate in the bottom of the sixth.
With Chicago (0-3) starting 7-footer Robin Lopez at center, Cleveland (3-1) coach Tyronn Lue elected to start Tristan Thompson at center and move Kevin Love back to power forward. By half, the Bulls had three players in double-figures - including former Cavalier , Kay Felder - and had already drilled a dozen three-pointers. Tuesday's game marks LeBron James 770th game equalling Zydrunas Ilgauskas (771 GP) for the most regular season games played in the franchise history.
His signing fills an open roster spot the Seahawks had after placing veteran defensive end Cliff Avril on injured reserve last week. Freeney left the Colts after the 2012 season and signed a two-year deal with the San Diego Chargers, but had four sacks over two injury-riddle seasons.
That season, Jose Mourinho did not last beyond mid-December. "If the club decides to sack me, honestly, I don't feel this pressure". But he acknowledged the defensive frailty that has resulted in the Premier League champions shipping seven goals in their last three matches and repeated his mantra that only through hard work could the side improve.
The Dodgers and Astros begin the best-of-seven World Series with Game One in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He said trainers tested everything that was needed to be tested, and on Sunday he took live batting practice. Ethier missed most of the season with a herniated disk in his back. Left-hander Dallas Keuchel will start Game 1 for Houston and right- hander Justin Verlander Game 2, manager A.J.
Vancouver opened the scoring when Bo Horvat's shot was deflected and trickled right to Baertschi in front of the net. The puck wound up behind the net, where Pouliot retrieved it and quickly snuck a wraparound attempt into the net, defenseman Xavier Ouellet being not quick enough getting to the post and Howard getting to the post a split-second too late.
On Monday, PageSix reported that Colin Kaepernick was taking meetings with publishers out of talent agency William Morris Endeanvor's New York City offices. The kneel protest had waned until a month ago when US President Donald Trump said any player who kneeled during the anthem should be fired and any player who did was "a son of a bitch".
Manchester United have been linked with a move for Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil over the past fortnight. The German worldwide, who has been subject of transfer speculation in recent days, was named Man of the Match and unsurprisingly lavished with praise by his manager.
Five is good, but seven is my lucky number, so seven would be great", Ronaldo said. The women's coach category was won by Holland boss Sarina Wiegman, who led the Dutch national team to victory at Euro 2017, while the Fair Play Award went to Francis Kone.
He has many years before him to progress. Asked if he had spoken to Spurs chairman Daniel Levy about Kane, Perez said: "No, because if I ask, he'll tell me 250 million euros (£223million)". Spurs will play host to Real Madrid next week after a 1-1 draw at Santiago Bernabeu and Kane is 19/20 to score anytime . "We built a very good friendship", he said.