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Jose Mourinho already has Europa League final squad in mind

Manchester United edged into the Europa League final after a 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo in their semi-final second leg on Thursday secured a 2-1 aggregate win. "We know that, but we fight for titles". "I cannot go to Manchester City or Arsenal and put out five kids at the same time altogether". "A final is a final and I played Ajax with Real Madrid all the six matches ". Read More »

Mohammed Shami recalled for India Champions Trophy campaign

Manish Pandey has drafted as an extra batsman in the 15 squad team to be led by Virat Kohli. His ability to dominate matches against all kinds of opposition will help India as he can provide the flawless base for the rest of the batsmen in the middle order including Dhoni and Yuvraj to shine. Read More »

Europa: Rashford Scores Stunner Vs Celta As United Take First Leg Advantage

Celta Vigo coach Eduardo Berizzo said his side had played well against a much stronger opponent and could still switch the tie around with an upset at Old Trafford. "He is very mature so let's forget the age because what matters is not the age, but the quality". "But the opponent was hard, the match was hard, the stadium was hard, so I can not be happier with the players and their work". Read More »

Spurs star Leonard will play in Golden State opener

It was the worst performance in a playoffs elimination game in the last 25 years by a player who averaged at least 25 points during a season, according to ESPN . Leonard hopes to return to action Sunday for Game 1 of the National Basketball Association semifinals series. "When we went down there our last time playing them in the regular season, they jumped on us the first quarter by making shots, but majority were second, third and fourth opportunities", Curry said. Read More »

Monday Premier League betting preview and tips

A 16th could follow with the FA Cup final with Arsenal on the horizon and while Bournemouth are understood to be interested in taking him next season Terry hasn't ruled out walking away from the game altogether at the end of the season. "He played as a wing-back, he scored one goal and could have had two or three". In this moment I have 13 or 14 players that deserve to play and many players in a really good form. Read More »

Labour manifesto of 'hope' will 'reverse national priorities' - Corbyn

But Corbyn today defended the decision to bring him into the heart of his election campaign. He added that there would be no tax increases for 95% of people but that the top 5% would be asked to pay a bit more to "save public services". One party source denied Murray was "heading up" the leader's campaign, and was simply offering "support". It's clear Jeremy Corbyn's Labour will keep raising taxes, risking your family's economic security. Read More »

Thomas' 33, Celtics' 3s too much for Wizards in 123-111 win

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He has had at least 12 points, five rebounds and five assists in a career-high three straight playoff games. John Wall had 40 points and 13 rebounds for Washington. As the two sides went back and forth, Isaiah Thomas made two free throws in the closing moments to send the game to overtime before taking over in the extra frame. Read More »

Antonio Conte chasing Premier League win record v Sunderland

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He said: "I never wanted to be that player hanging about that people couldn't wait to get rid of or stopping to progress of a younger player coming through". "I have to take my time in these 12 days to make the decision". No, John wants to continue to play. A 16th could follow with the FA Cup final with Arsenal on the horizon and while Bournemouth are understood to be interested in taking him next season Terry hasn't ruled out walking away from the game altogether at the end of the season. Read More »

Jose Mourinho walks out of Sky Sports interview

As the season hit its final stretch, he chose UEFA Europa League over finishing in the top four as the road back into UEFA Champions League. "Nobody can play two big competitions with 15 players and this is what we have at this time. "When people say we gambled by going to the Europa League [to secure Champions League qualification], we didn't gamble". "They played 90 minutes, the ones that needed to play, I rested a few people, no injuries". Read More »

Rugby World Cup draw in Japan announced

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen insists there are a number of credible challengers to New Zealand's crown. In-form England were drawn in the toughest pool for the second straight Rugby World Cup when they were grouped with France and Argentina for the opening round of the 2019 tournament on Wednesday. Read More »

Kevin Durant reminded the National Basketball Association why the Warriors signed him last summer

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Although Durant averaged the fewest amount of points per game this year since his rookie season, he recorded the highest field goal percentage of his career this year with the Warriors (53.7%). He was a killer, doing things that the Jazz just could not respond to because when Durant is locked in, he's unstoppable. Stephen Curry put up 23 points, including 5 3-pointers, while also adding seven assists . Read More »

Spurs prepare for Game 2 vs Warriors with no Leonard, Parker

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Fortunately for the Spurs , though, the overall news was (very) good, as the MRI that Leonard underwent on his ailing ankle revealed nothing in the way of structural damage. "No, not really , it doesn't bother me", Pachulia said after Warriors practice. "And this particular individual (Pachulia) has a history with that kind of action". Read More »

Celtics take down Wizards 115-105; now face Cavs

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BOSTON (AP ) - Isaiah Thomas said he didn't feel any pressure entering the first Game 7 of his career. Nothing truly egregious happened, but there was one situation late in the game that cost the Celtics precious time . "But we kept going and stayed the course". Washington's Bradley Beal had 33 points and Wall scored 26 despite shooting nine-of-25 from the field, as they snapped a streak of seven straight elimination-game losses at home. Read More »

Terry hasn't ruled out retiring after Sunday

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While Costa got some deserved rest, fellow Spain worldwide Cesar Azpilicueta featured for the full 90 minutes as right wing-back after mainly playing in a more central role this term, impressing Conte with his versatility. "It's amusing to watch a game and to see both teams score four and three goals", Conte said. "When you've won the league you can allow this situation". Read More »

Kawhi Leonard's MRI Revealed Good News For The Spurs MVP Candidate

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You've got to take a win any way you can get it". Pachulia also defended himself, saying big men often get called for many unintentional fouls. Curry credited the reversal of fortunes in the dying minutes to "aggressiveness, paying attention to details and obviously we've got to make shots". Read More »

Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo

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Here, we look at the permutations of another enthralling title race. The spectre of Sevilla boss Sampaoli adds an extra edge to an already vital encounter. "When the going gets tough, we know we can always come out on top and will find solutions with our play". That goal meant Madrid broke Bayern Munich's European record for scoring in consecutive games as their streak now stretches to 61 games. Read More »

East finals trip on line for Wizards, Celtics

The two teams had won three games apiece coming into the clinching 7th game, and Washington took a 55-53 lead at the half. That being said , does it matter whether the given team barely lost or got crushed ATS? "You don't want that to happen". Read More »

Wickets tumble in Windies-Pakistan Test

On a topsy-turvy day of the decisive third Test at Windsor Park , West Indies were bowled out in their first innings for 247, as the outstanding rookie seamer Mohammad Abbas claimed his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests with five for 46. West Indies survived another 34 overs after Holder's departure with Pakistan snatching match and series victory at the death. He led Pak in 48 matches, winning 24 and losing 13 whereas 11 matches ended in draws. Read More »

Celtics Win In OT, Warriors Beat Jazz

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Thomas had to play Game 1 of this postseason roughly 24 hours after finding out his younger sister, Chyna , had passed away in a vehicle accident back in the Seattle-Tacoma area. A choked up Thomas delivered an emotional speech during the funeral Saturday. On Wednesday night, Cleveland and Houston take 1-0 leads into their respective series against Toronto and San Antonio. Read More »

UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

That was before North Korea's ballistic missile test over the weekend. The UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test and vowed to ratchet up the pressure on the regime, including sanctions, ahead of an emergency meeting to discuss the launch. Read More »

Focus on Silva's future after Hull City's fate is sealed

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In the circumstances, the first goal would be crucial and Hull were getting a sinking feeling once again after Zaha punished a bad blunder to open the scoring in the third minute. "But we can not get carried away and not forget that we are Crystal Palace and what got us into this position in the Premier League in the first place". Read More »

Penguins knot series with 1-0 Game 2 victory over Senators

The Penguins dominated play for long stretches but couldn't solve Anderson until late in the third. That was Bobby Ryan's first impression of Ottawa during his one-and-only game in Canada's capital as a member of the Anaheim Ducks. Schultz, who has become Pittsburgh's most important blue liner with Kris Letang and Trevor Daley out, slid awkwardly into the end boards after getting bumped off the puck by Senators forward Mike Hoffman about midway through the first. Read More »

The Demolition Of White Hart Lane Is Well Underway Already

Tottenham played their final game at their 118-year-old stadium yesterday, beating Manchester United 2-1 to secure second place in the league after Chelsea were confirmed champions with a victory over West Brom on Friday night. "It is true we are disappointed when you are close and fighting to win the Premier League", he said. "I'd been thinking all week about how it was going to go, I just wanted to make sure we won so badly". Read More »