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Mourinho: Manchester will pull together as one

Here, we take a look at the best Opta stats ahead of the final in Sweden . The importance of the Europa League final can not be overstated: It has become the biggest game of Mourinho's career. United's most recent victory in 2008 saw a fearsome frontline of Cristiano Ronaldo , Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez prevail over English rivals Chelsea in a dramatic penalty shootout. Read More »

Gabriel Jesus oozes class to add to stunning Man City record

Guardiola's stamp was apparent for City's third, which arrived not long after following a meticulous counter-attacking move, David Silva finding the run of Leroy Sane , who was then able to cut a flawless pass back into the path of Aguero, who made no mistake with his finish. Read More »

Laurent Koscielny to miss FA Cup final


The 31-year-old centre-back received his marching orders just 14 minutes into the Gunners' 3-1 win over Everton on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday. Ferguson won 13 Premier League titles and two Champions League crowns with United, though all three of Wenger's English titles came in a seven-year period where United and Arsenal were battling it out at the top of the division. Read More »

Ruthless Warriors complete sweep of Spurs to reach third-straight NBA finals


Australian Patty Mills could have played his last game for San Antonio after the Spurs were sent packing in the NBA Western Conference finals. In a press conference on Tuesday, Coach Gregg Popovich reflected on the season and the Spurs' loss in the Western Conference Finals . I think it's going to be a priority in the off-season to get him right mentally and physically, because he just wasn't himself in the post season this year. Read More »

Conte scoops LMA award after glorious season with Chelsea

Football Association rules regarding match-fixing state that: "Fixing is arranging in advance the result or conduct of a match of competition, or any event within a match or competition". And former Manchester United defender Neville has been extremely impressed by what he has seen from Chelsea under Conte this season. Chris Hughton was named Championship Manager of the Year for guiding Brighton and Hove Albion to the Premier League. Read More »

NFL Owners: To allow end zone celebrations, move 2021 Super Bowl


Goodell offered an explanation in a letter to fans, writing: "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown". More opportunities for injured players and for roster hopefuls. In that vein, the owners have voted to reduce overtime from a fifth quarter to 10 minutes (of game clock). Read More »

The FA Cup in numbers

However, despite the overriding disappointment of the last game of the Premier League season there were positives to take from the game. We were playing in a hostile environment. Arsenal now prepare for their FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27. "We will see what the answer will be - and I don't know what will happen if he doesn't give any answer about that". Read More »

Kyle Busch wins All-Star Race for first time

In a unique qualifying format that features three laps punctuated by a four-tire pit stop, Busch posted the fastest time in the final round, but two loose lug nuts cost him 10 seconds in penalties and dropped him from the pole to fifth on the grid. Read More »

EPL 2016-17, Chelsea 5-1 Sunderland: 5 talking points

The Italian added that the award is a great achievement for him. The 22-year-old played a crucial role in helping Monaco win the Ligue 1 title this season while also reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League . Manchester City are already working on how they can improve next season after sealing a spot in the Champions League, manager Pep Guardiola said as he mulled over potential targets in the summer transfer window. Read More »

James Milner content to continue in defence

Here, Press Association Sport's Jim van Wijk takes a look back a five things we learned from the 38th and final game of the 2016/2017 Premier League season. "Now I have two games with Brazilian national team and I'll prepare myself to do well". Klopp's side have been outside the top four only twice since September, the last occasion coming in February, so it is not as though their league position is not well-deserved. Read More »

City, Liverpool deny Arsenal Champions League slot on final day

They will still have to qualify for the group stages of Europe's biggest club competition by winning a two-legged qualifier at the start of the next campaign. "For a few weeks we knew that was the maximum we can achieve and we did it", Klopp continued, insisting that qualifying for the Champions League play-off round "feels really outstandingly good at the moment". Read More »

Pochettino: Tottenham Were Perfect Against United


In an emotional 90 minutes, Spurs played out their final game at the Lane after 118 years, before moving on to their shiny new stadium for the 2018-19 season. The defeat means, Jose Mourinho's men no longer finish in the top four although they could yet qualify to the Champions Trophy beating Ajax in the Europa League final. Read More »

Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided


But if Games 3 and 4 are any indication, it won't be easy. Since Boston were without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury, the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and dispatch the Celtics easily. And while James was criticized in some circles for not doing more, Celtics coach Brad Stevens was understandably cautious in his analysis. "The ones we gotta look at are the ones he got at the rim". Read More »

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

Goodell talked with more than 40 players about the celebration rules, per King, so apparently the changes are pretty important to them. In the announcement, Goodell wrote: "Offensive demonstrations, celebrations that are prolonged and delay the game, and those directed at an opponent, will still be penalized". Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Manchester will pull together after bomb attack

In a statement Mourinho said: 'We are all very sad about the tragic events last night; we can not take out of our minds and our hearts the victims and their families. The mood was understandably sombre around the club ahead of the final, with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward opening up to MUTV about the fallout to Monday's attack. Read More »

Depth a key factor now for Ducks, Predators in West finals

In his next shift, he scored the game-winning goal and never returned to play, as he was pulled by a concussion spotter. Jonathan Bernier , who came on in relief on Saturday and allowed two goals on 18 shots, stayed out for extra work. With the Ducks needing two straight wins to advance, it's also worth noting that Rinne has not lost two in a row since the playoffs began. "Peter is such a great motivator", Fiddler said. Read More »

Antonio Conte Chelsea coach named manager of the year by peers

The two accolades follow the 47-year-old's success at Chelsea this term, which saw the Italian lead the Blues to the league crown following their 1-0 win over West Brom at the Hawthorns recently. The Blues finished the year with a record 30 Premier League wins, after finishing 10th last year. Lincoln City's Danny Cowley, meanwhile, received a Special Achievement award after the non-league side battled through to the quarter finals of the FA Cup in a thrilling run that was eventually ... Read More »

Charlie Blackmon hits 2 homers, Rockies beat Phillies 8-2


He has already made 11 career appearances and eight starts atop the big league level - across both 2016 and 2017 - while producing a 4.40 ERA over the course of an even 45 innings of work in all. Odubel Herrera followed with a double-play grounder to end the potential rally. Andrew Knapp hit a solo homer in the ninth. Colorado are 7-2 in their last 9 road games and the under is 6-2 in Colorado last 8 Wednesday games while Colorado are 6-2 in their last 8 overall. Read More »

Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 power Cavs in Game 4 win over Celtics

It didn't take long for the Cavaliers to get back in the game after losing game 3, as they came from behind to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 in game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The 93 points produced together by Irving, James and Love are the most they have amassed as a group and the second highest for a trio in team playoff history. Read More »

Warriors sweep Spurs to make NBA Finals on 12-0 roll

The Warriors became the first team in league history to open the playoffs 12-0, which provides them with a week of rest prior to their third straight finals appearance. Anything short of a championship will be an utter failure for the Warriors , who added a four-time scoring champion and former MVP to a team that won 73 games last season. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo slams media for negative projection, says 'I'm not a devil'

I've been here a long time and it's a very tough league to win. "When Real Madrid chose to name him as head coach, he came into the dressing room as the guy who won the World Cup and had worked hard for the club and won the Champions League with a fantastic volley in Glasgow [in 2002], so he had the respect of the dressing room". Read More »

Swedish Hockey Team Wins 2017 World Championship Against Canada


Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored shootout goals for the Swedes to win their first title since 2013 and prevent Canada from a three-peat. "We knew the rules going in, it was part of the format, and they bested us". Cooper has lived in the US for most of his adult life, but his decision to coach Team Canada was fuelled by his childhood in Prince George, B.C. Read More »