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Klopp not getting carried away after Liverpool's opening rout

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West Ham were one of the highest spenders in the summer transfer window and with a reputed manager taking the reins at the London Stadium in the form of Manuel Pellegrini , they will be hoping for a better season this time around. Daniel Sturridge completed the scoring in the 88th minute, 24 seconds after coming on for Salah. I am by no means a fan of German football and had no real judgement on the Guinean global, only what I had seen on YouTube, but having seen him during pre-season for ... Read More »

PGA Championship Performance Solidifies Tiger Woods' Ryder Cup Chances

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United States captain Jim Furyk will select another vice-captain if, or more realistically when, he names a "priceless" Tiger Woods as one of his Ryder Cup wild cards. What is important is how well Tiger has played. I think from all the hard work he's put, he's starting to reward himself, so to speak. Furyk said Monday that if Woods is picked, he will add another vice captain, although he expects plenty of input from Woods regardless. Read More »

‘It’s pretty cool’: Woods stakes Ryder Cup claim at PGA Championship

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Koepka closed with a two-shot lead over Adam Scott , with three more players at 9 under separating Koepka from Woods. "That being said, (Bellerive) isn't the same as Le Golf National". That par was the most disappointing of the 10 straight Woods made to finish his third round Saturday at the PGA Championship. "I played 29 holes, I think I dropped three shots today and two of those were three-putts". Read More »

Pep Guardiola: ‘We are delighted with Raheem Sterling ... we count on him’

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This could be a rude welcome to Unai Emery's first match in charge Arsenal . "No-one can deny it is complicated, so to win the way we won is more than pleasing". "That's where I discover if they are hungry or not, and we are still there from what I've seen in training and against Chelsea ". From the moment the 2018-19 Premier League fixture list was released in June, it was clear Arsenal would be starting their campaign with a thoroughly hard test. Read More »

English Premier League: Things to watch in Liverpool’s 2018-19 season

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West Ham supporters have been extremely frustrated with the lack of investment since moving to the London Stadium and finally, our prayers seem to have been answered with approximately £100m being splashed out this summer. And yet, it wasn't exclusively Liverpool's ability to illuminate in the final third that courted applause. I wrote last season I feared Liverpool may never win the league under Klopp due to the financial strength in Manchester. Read More »

No quick fix for Arsenal: Emery era begins with loss to City

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery with his players during the International Champions Cup. Deployed as a lone striker this season, his hunt for goals begins against Premier League champions Manchester City at the Emirates. That's the basic principle. "I thought we were on top for the rest of the second half", Hughes said. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports live , which you can access with your cable or satellite subscriptions, either online or through the NBC Sports app. Read More »

Salah starts in Liverpool League opener

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Liverpool vs West Ham: What TV channel is it on and can I watch on a live stream? Liverpool vs West Ham: What are the match odds? The new signings Alisson , Keita and Shaqiri might make their debut for the 18-time English First Division champions. Read More »

Mourinho doesn't envisage Yerry Mina at Manchester United

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At the World Cup this year, he provided an assist and scored his first senior goal for England in the 2-0 quarterfinal win over Sweden. "Always we need to assess them". In spite of the pall of gloom settling around his old club, Neville reckons that United should be expected to challenge for the title. Boateng is one of several centre-backs that have been linked with Manchester United this summer , as they look to add the requisite defensive solidity and leadership quality that Jose ... Read More »

Garcia's form a concern ahead of Ryder Cup

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Louis' backyard, so to speak. "It's like there's two scoreboards - one for playing, and one you're getting at home checking out the guys around you". "I guess it focuses you straight away". I've never had a spinal restriction before, and I played all those years without it. I played in a lot of final groups and I haven't played well enough when it's counted. Read More »

Woods says British Open has become best shot at a major

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Xander Schauffele (67) and Kevin Kisner (68) at 9-under 204. Danny Willett believes he can finally see some light at the end of the long, dark tunnel he has been inhabiting since his 2016 U.S. The wind is expected to be the strongest it has been all week. It was there for only 20 minutes. However, a two-over-par 74 dropped him into a tie for fourth place, two shots behind eventual victor Russell Knox. Read More »

Russians Also Criticize Trump for His Helsinki Summit Conduct

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The daughter of the USA ambassador to Russia on Monday slammed President Donald Trump over his handling of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Trump said he ran a clean campaign and beat Clinton soundly in 2016. Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill, House speaker Paul Ryan said: "They did interfere in our elections". Read More »

Belgium third after 2-0 win over England

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Third place for Belgium , meanwhile, would have been its highest finish in World Cup history. The spirit within the England squad that has been built and fostered over the last 18-months has become even stronger during the group's time together in Russian Federation. Read More »

John McEnroe had predicted everything about Roger Federer's Wimbledon loss

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Anderson rallied to bring the score back to two sets each and then bested Federer in a gripping finale that was not settled until its 24th game, when Anderson finally won 13-11 . But he squandered it with a wild backhand and Anderson made the most of his reprieve with a brilliant, gutsy fightback to reach his first Wimbledon semi. Read More »

Wimbledon glance: Williams to face Goerges in semifinals

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No. 7 Karolina Pliskova became the last of the top-10 seeds to be knocked out, losing to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams , moments such as when she unleashed a 109 miles per hour service victor to even her Wimbledon quarterfinal at a set apiece, leaned forward and yelled, loudly as can be, "Cooome ooon!" Two-time Grand Slam champion Kerber made just seven unforced errors as she saw off an early barrage ... Read More »

Proud of England’s performance at the World Cup 2018, says Wayne Rooney

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Please send in any of your World Cup pictures - of family and friends kitted out in the England colours and of course, some Gareth Southgate waistcoat selfies - to the Recorder . But England will fancy itself against a technically excellent Croatia side, especially given its formidable strength on set pieces. "Of course there is some power left for the English - we will not stop, we will try to play our best game then". Read More »

Deschamps hails Paul Pogba's performance in France semi-final win

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The statement was released early on Wednesday. More important than that, however, is how Deschamps has convinced these two to not only sublimate their own impressive talents for the good of the side, but he has convinced that the one role in the side free of much defensive responsibility go to the squad's youngest member, Mbappé. Read More »

France's lost Euro 2016 final a driving force for coach Deschamps

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England manager Gareth Southgate says he knew that the negative press about Russian Federation leading up to this summer's World Cup would not turn out to be true. "We will go into this final to win it, as we have still not gotten over the (2016) final". Centre-back Samuel Umtiti's 51st-minute header from a corner gave France a 1-0 win, as they defended deep to close it out and reach a third World Cup final. Read More »

France can still get better, warns Deschamps

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If Sweden manage to defeat England, a team they have only lost to twice in the last 15 meetings, they will face either Russian Federation or Croatia in the semi-final. France largely controlled the game but only managed two shots on target and there was a hint of criticism of the team's tactics in the post-match press conference, particularly as this more defensive-minded display came after the excitement of their 4-3 victory over Argentina in the previous round. Read More »

Belgium hold off Brazil fightback to reach semi-finals

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As Brazil become the last south American country to exit the tournament before the semi-finals, Roberto Martinez's Belgium ended a 32-year wait to reach the final four. Brazil could have scored twice in the first few minutes as Thiago Silva bundled the ball awkwardly against the post from a corner and Paulinho mishit a shot from close range. Read More »

England and Belgium to win

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The regular and the 30-minute overtime periods ended in a 2-2 draw. "I used to watch Beckham and (World Cup-winning Italy midfielder Andrea) Pirlo, players like this, over their careers - they have got a fantastic right foot on them and everyone knows that", Tripper said. Read More »

Martinez: France's Henry is missing ingredient for Belgium

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So not only do we not know what he thinks about Tuesday's World Cup semi-final clash against his native France , we don't really know what he thinks about his role at all. Belgium's assistant coachThierry Henry looks on during a training session in Dedovsk. France has won all the three of the previous meetings at major tournaments, including two World Cup encounters against Belgium . Read More »

Five things that shock the World Cup

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Croatia will now face England on Wednesday in Moscow and after two long and tiring games they will surely start as heavy-legged underdogs. Even a semi-final for us would be a big achievement. They handed them possession and despite playing four times fewer passes than Spain's 1,137 over 120 minutes, they successfully shut them out of their box. Read More »

Ferrari accused after Hamilton crash 'It's either deliberate or incompetence'

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Unexpectedly, Ricciardo made a second stop after 31 laps, lifting Hamilton to fifth as the Australian rejoined sixth, but on softs. The ace of Mercedes eventually recovered from the mishap and finished second in the race. According to the Mercedes boss, his technical director James Allison labelled the contacts at Silverstone and Paul Ricard, where Vettel hit the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas at the start as "either deliberate or the results of incompetence". Read More »

Captain Modric dreaming of Croatia’s fairytale finish in Russian Federation

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Sweden , devoid of a freescoring talisman in the wake of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's worldwide retirement, have worked hard on being difficult to breakdown and a major threat from set-pieces. And there's a lot of support for them here; former England worldwide Paul Mariner says 2-0, one of six predictions in favour of the Three Lions. This will be their 3rd World Cup meeting, and England will be the favourites to grab the first World Cup win between these countries. Read More »