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Slaven Bilic has a stern message for the West Ham board

Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane has insisted that he and his teammates will not mirror West Ham United when they move stadium for next season. "I think the way we play a different style to West Ham", The Independent quotes Kane as saying. Read More »

Hugo Lloris 'gutted' at Tottenham's failure against West Ham United

West Ham has struggled with injuries all season long, and that's no different here, as Andy Carroll and Arthur Makuatsu are doubts, while Michail Antonio is out for sure. Tottenham, for all their controlled passing, struggled to penetrate West Ham's rearguard. As they had done for most of the game, the Hammers nullified every attempt by Tottenham to breach their defence after that, and could have won by a bigger margin had they been more clinical. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Gives Detailed Explanation for Prioritizing Europa League over Top Four

Mourinho's men will prepare for the next season by playing five games in five cities in the United States on a summer tour including matches against Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona on July 23 and 26 respectively. We lost 2-1 [at Spurs] and we fought for the result . "I think (it would be different) if we would have met in a different situation". It is not known if Paul Pogba is in contention to play after he was given compassionate leave following the death of his father. Read More »

Chelsea celebrate title with Watford romp

Chelsea will be always his home". Two minutes later Terry gifted Watford a goal scored by Etienne Capoue, while he was also culpable in Stefano Okaka's strike which made it 3-3 before Cesc Fabregas' 88th-minute victor. Eden Hazard almost restored Chelsea's lead when he aimed inches wide after a fine long ball from Willian, before Azpilicueta did make it 2-1 in the 36th minute. Read More »

Klopp urges Liverpool to stay focused over top four bid

But they couldn't score, then we controlled the game, then we scored the goal and we had another big chance with the header. But counting points before you have them is really silly, so we will not do this. "That's the problem - can they swap him with [James] Rodriguez at Real Madrid and [Antoine] Griezmann, I don't see him going to Liverpool ". "They have had a hard season, it's hard in a season like this to enjoy football and I am pretty sure they want to enjoy football at Anfield. Read More »

Mourinho places all his chips on Europa League final

But manager Jose Mourinho said he had put no time constraints on Pogba and told a news conference: "I don't think he will be available against Southampton". The Portuguese was brought in last summer with the objective to once again compete for the Premier League title, something he has failed to do. "It's hard, I am also giving one day holiday, a la carte, [Daley] Blind one day off. Read More »

Djokovic and Nadal advance to Madrid semifinals


The Spaniard is now 15-0 on his favored surface this year having also picked up his 10th titles in Monte Carlo and Barcelona in recent weeks. Rafael Nadal continued his revival as he shut down in-form Dominic Thiem to win the Madrid Masters for a fifth time on Sunday. Read More »

Jones excited by WC draw

Schmidt takes his Ireland squad on a summer tour to Japan next month to play two Tests against the 2019 World Cup hosts. Band two contained Scotland, France , South Africa and Wales - the teams now ranked fifth to eighth - and band three was made up of Argentina , Japan , Georgia and Italy . Read More »

Celta Vigo v. Man United

A year ago we scored three goals away against Atletico Madrid to go through and their defence is very strong. Now, we're clear favourites heading into the tie at Old Trafford. United will be out to back up the result and continue to put pressure on top four rivals on the weekend when they face Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday. Read More »

Khloe Kardashian's ex James Harden 'planned a robbery'


Malone alleges Harden paid a group of people $20,000 in cash to assault and rob him at Houston's V Live Vintage Steakhouse, a strip club, on June 25 previous year. James Harden was barely a factor in a season-ending loss for the Rockets. " We have a good trail of evidence that leads to James Harden's involvement ". Read More »

Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to 1 count in assault case


The court tossed out the other two misdemeanor charges Jones was facing - assault and disorderly conduct - as part of the plea deal he struck with the prosecutor. Jones apologized to the officers who arrested him. "I truly apologize for what I did, my actions. I'm trying to get better every day", Jones said , via Terry Helmer of WCPO . Read More »

Liverpool thrashes West Ham to maintain control of UCL hopes

However, having taken just two points from their last three outings at Anfield - losing to Crystal Palace and drawing with Bournemouth and Southampton - the atmosphere is likely to be tense. "It will be like a final so we will give it everything. We will decide where we finish this season". We will be at home which is very good and I think we can go with a lot of belief and a lot of confidence. Read More »

Tottenham's Rose to miss rest of season after knee surgery


The broadcaster reported that England global Rose will be absent for the start of the 2017-18 campaign as he rehabilitates from the operation. He recently returned to training but it was discovered "the problem has not resolved fully", a club statement read. Read More »

Neville, Carra name Premier League Team of the Season


Both the former defenders named sides dominated by Chelsea players as Neville picked six of Antonio Conte's champions, while Carragher picked four. Alexis Sanchez and David De Gea's inclusions were the main moves away from the duopoly of Tottenham and Chelsea players in the Liverpool legend's XI. Read More »

Penguins shut out the Senators, 1-0

I'll take Frustrated Phil every time , especially in a game in which the Penguins played short-handed after losing winger Bryan Rust and defenseman Justin Schultz to injuries in the first period. "He was standing on his head the whole game to keep us in the game". It's hardly slowed him down. Fleury made 33 stops, but let Ryan deke him out of position as the Penguins fell behind in a series for the first time in the playoffs. Read More »

Celtics coach defends Kelly Olynyk after 'dirty' diss by Draymond Green


After collapsing late in both Game 1 and 2 in Boston, the Wizards returned home Thursday night and earned their first win of the series by completely dismantling the Celtics in Game 3. "We have to focus on playing good basketball", Stevens said on a conference call Friday. Man, I don't respect guys like that. Meanwhile, off the top rope arrived Draymond Green , the notoriously clean Golden State star, who wasn't shy about choosing sides in this cacophony of Kellyness. Read More »

Alonso learns that IMS oval test is anything but for the birds


The speeds are so high and you need to trust the vehicle a lot when you approach the corner. It's very, very narrow. "The first couple of runs were very different from what I'm used to driving, just the oval and the actual vehicle". And then at one point, they told me, OK, you're done with all the limitations, so you just need to do 15 laps above 215. "He's the real deal". His entry into the most famous American open-wheel race means he will miss the Monaco Grand Prix , but still, he will be ... Read More »

Pakistan claim series win after dramatic third test win over West Indies

And they almost did, only for Yasir Shah to dismiss the last batsman Shannon Gabriel towards the end and give Pakistan their first Test series win in West Indies . "And I think, thank God, we have achieved quite a few things in Test cricket especially". The out-going Pakistan skipper said he would have retired earlier in the year but for his wife's insistence on playing on another series and going out on winning note. Read More »

Anderson, Reynolds lead Rockies past Diamondbacks 9-1


Pollock is healthy. The Arizona leadoff hitter fractured his right elbow last April 2 in a Cactus League game and didn't make his 2016 debut until August 26. Pat Vailaika, who was given the start for Nolan Arenado today, greeted new pitcher J.J. The Rockies added more in the sixth inning after a sequence that was as lucky as it was entertaining. Read More »

Oubre gets Game 4 suspension for Olynyk spat


The Wizards went on to win the game 116-89 for their first win in the best-of-seven series. Instead the Wizards extended it as they led by 30 points in the second half. Several NBA players share that opinion. After being mostly silenced in Games 3 and 4, Thomas now has a minus-0.6 net rating in these playoffs. "Especially with Isaiah guarding me, or whoever is guarding me trying to attack that side. Read More »

Mourinho should be 'embarrassed' by Man Utd's season - Keane


Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho is set to shuffle his starting line-up having made eight changes for the Arsenal match in order to give some of his players rest and protection ahead of the second leg against Celta. "In terms of motivation we are even", said the Portuguese, who led Porto to glory in the UEFA Cup -- as the Europa League was formerly known -- in 2003. Read More »