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John Terry ponders retirement, is concentrating on coaching badges

Terry will play his final game for the Blues at Stamford Bridge this Sunday before lifting the Premier League trophy. The fact that Chelsea had already secured the title allowed Antonio Conte to give him his first league start since September 11, but it was a night of mixed fortune for the 36-year-old. Read More »

United outclass Ajax to win Europa League on emotional night

Ajax captain Davy Klaassen accused United of "waiting to play long balls" during a match in which they comfortably kept the Dutch side's attack at bay while scoring goals through Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Afterwards, Pogba said: 'We went out focused to win, and we won for Manchester and the country'. "We were much stronger than them", he was quoted as saying by the BBC . Read More »

Fans impressed with Paul Pogba's performance against Crystal Palace

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The Red Devils head into the game having missed out on a top-four finish in the Premier League and ending up sixth in the table. With the victory in the bag and the Premier League season over, Mourinho then only spoke to United's in-house channel MUTV very briefly, saying: "Don't ask me too many things because now I am in a final". Read More »

United Kingdom raises terror threat level to critical

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Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they worked to piece together his allegiances and foil any new potential threats. May said Britain's terror threat level had been raised to critical - meaning another attack may be imminent. Read More »

Ander Herrera dedicates Europa League final win to Manchester attack victims

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Despite Cole's comment, if Manchester United suffers defeat against Ajax in the Europa League finale, it will mean that they will automatically be out of contention for the next Champions League season. Mourinho also confirmed he handed his list of transfer targets to United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward two months ago, with Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann believed to be at the top of his wanted list. Read More »

Europa League final: Why Manchester United will not hold victory parade

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In the upcoming fight Ajax cannot count at least two players: Virgevera (red card) and Sean, who heals the leg injury. "It was not a gamble, just a effect of our situation". United's first continental trophy in nine years brings with it the welcome boon of Champions League qualification after a disappointing Premier League campaign. Read More »

Alisher Usmanov makes bid to buy Arsenal

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His criticism of Kroenke's passive ownership style was echoed by increasing numbers of Arsenal fans this season, who were unhappy with what they saw as the board's willingness to settle for on-field mediocrity so long as commercial stability was maintained. Read More »

Man Utd beat Ajax to win Europa League

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That might just show that United's tactic of discounting the Premier League in favour of attempting to win the Europa League was a sound one. Manchester United cancelled their planned press conference, instead taking a walk around the pitch before adjourning to their hotel, and Bosz declined to answer when asked if he would have liked the game to be postponed, saying that such decisions were outside of his control. Read More »

Doctors unsure whether Isaiah Thomas needs hip surgery

The Warriors await a possible third straight championship matchup with Cleveland , which leads Boston 2-1 in the East finals. The game was easily in hand by this point, but Irving wanted to cap it off with one last incredible highlight. Avery Bradley scored 19 and Jae Crowder 18 for Boston. "I'm pretty sure when I get home my body will probably hate me, but the magnitude of the moment". Read More »

Guardiola eyes improvement after first English season

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I always play with my feeling. My season was dead and buried but when you play for a big club, every minute is worth fighting for. "I want to go on until the end and the best way is going to be to stop playing football with City. Despite his misgivings about City's chances against the top clubs in Europe next season, the manager was relieved to have secured third place in the Premier League and so avoided a qualifying round. Read More »

Arsenal must ensure Sanchez, Ozil stay, says Cech

The Chile worldwide has had an offer on the table from Arsenal since 2016 but has always maintained that he will only discuss a new deal at the end of the season. "But unfortunately the other teams ahead of us had a very good season". Keown, a victor of three Premier Leagues and three FA Cups under manager Arsene Wenger , has criticised the current squad for being "a bit nice" to the Chile and Germany internationals. Read More »

Champions League Group Of Death Awaits Spurs And Liverpool

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Tottenham and Chelsea have both gained an additional 16 points, followed by Everton (+14), Manchester City (+12), Arsenal (+4) and Manchester United (+3). "Sunday was a very important victory, and next season it's the Champions League ". Although he didn't play a key role in Liverpool's final win of the season, the one that secured a top-four finish, Daniel Sturridge still looked lively up front for the Reds. Read More »

16 vs. 2016/17 - The numbers that show Liverpool's improvement under Jurgen Klopp

Wenger admitted after the final Premier League game of the season that doubts surrounding his future have contributed to an "absolutely horrendous" environment at Arsenal . Midfielder Marko Gruijic, who has been limited to just eight appearances this season because of injury, will also not travel as he is involved with Serbia in June's Under-21 Championship in Poland. Read More »

Warriors advance to third straight NBA Finals

With Durant, Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green in the starting lineup, Golden State would unquestionably have the four best players in a series against Boston. The Spurs were able to maintain their commanding lead until Leonard was injured halfway of the third quarter. Popovich announced his All-Star forward would not play about two hours prior to tipoff. Read More »

Bucks opening up GM search after Hammond exit

The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Wednesday, May 24th because the Bucks were not publicly discussing their search. Hammond had served the Bucks since 2008 and has been the leader of making moves to lead the Bucks' resurgence, picking Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker among others in recent draft moves. Read More »

Ellsbury hurt crashing into wall; Yanks beat Royals 3-0

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He stayed in the game but was replaced by Aaron Hicks at the start of the top of the second. Ellsbury was placed on baseball's 7-day concussion list after the game, so Hicks will take over as the starter in center, and Yankees will call up a fourth outfielder from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre by Thursday - probably Rob Refsnyder or Mason Williams , the only options now on the 40-man roster. Read More »

Monaco end 17 years of drought to win French football league

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Kylian Mbappe could have his pick of clubs in LaLiga and the Premier League after firing Monaco to Ligue 1 glory, former Portugal defender Ricardo Carvalho says. I did not believe we would achieve this in such a short period. The 18-year-old raced on to Radamel Falcao's through-ball and danced round Ruffier before rolling the ball into an empty net from an acute angle. Read More »

Nadal unstoppable on clay this year as he claims fifth Madrid title

The victory is Nadal's 30th at Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Masters 1000 level, meaning he has tied the record held by Serbia's Novak Djokovic . He also showed courage in the final game of the match , forcing four break points on Nadal's serve as both players gave everything, until Nadal finally claimed the title at the fourth time of asking. Read More »

All-Star race shows Coca-Cola 600 could be a long slog

His move to pass by Keselowski was a bit of payback, after Busch led 274 laps at Martinsville Speedway earlier in the season, yet finished second to Keselowski, who won the race. Larson stayed on the track, though, as he was required to stay on the lead lap at the end of the next two segments to officially lock up his spot in the final 10 laps. Read More »

Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Yates won 57 races as a auto owner as well as the 1999 Cup title (with Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett ). He went on in 1948 to win NASCAR's first season championship - in the Modified Division. There were five new inductees to the honest honor of racing. France now still works as the chairman of the board for the International Speedway Committee, having been named to the Board of Directors back in 2000. Read More »