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Victor Moses created FA Cup history with his red card at Wembley

They showed strength and unity and played spectacular football today. They got off to the worst possible start, going behind after just four minutes. This was the thing with Arsenal at that stage. That defence was performing excellently, especially the hugely experienced Per Mertesacker. But Diego Costa brought about a turnaround in the game in the 76th minute when he equalised for Chelsea . Read More »

Raikkonen takes pole for Monaco GP; Hamilton finishes 14th


Valtteri Bottas believes Mercedes can still fight Ferrari for victory in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix following an improved showing in qualifying . Button, standing in for Fernando Alonso at McLaren while the Spaniard competes in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, qualified an impressive ninth. Read More »

Nothing changes in our head when we face Pakistan: Kohli

We go in with that mindset and that really helps in a tournament like this. "The hype around India-Pakistan game not always in our control". We prepare the same for every game. That's very reassuring. "I'm sure the whole squad feels that way and I'm not at all nervous about being in England - and I'm excited to play the tournament". Read More »

It's Cavs vs Dubs in finals

While trying to savor a rewarding season in which they won 53 games, earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and advanced to the Eastern Conference finals , members of the Boston Celtics acknowledged the gap that still exists with the Cleveland Cavaliers in their quest to elevate to a true title contender. Read More »

WhatIfSports Stanley Cup Finals prediction: Penguins repeat


Murray is a world-class goalie who will give his team a chance to win on most nights. Roy won it in 1996 with Colorado. The Western Conference finals saw the Predators upset the Anaheim Ducks , another playoff-savvy opponent. A limited supply of available tickets at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena has made tickets for Stanley Cup games 3 and 4 particularly expensive, with average prices of $1,125 and $1,201, respectively. Read More »

Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win

However, referee Anthony Taylor over-ruled his assistant, who had flagged for offside, and allowed the goal to stand. But he said he did not believe that the victory over Chelsea would determine his future. "They could have scored four in the first half and should have had two of three more in the second". "I think the first goal was very odd". In the balance of things, the season remains a great one, with 30 wins and 93 points in the league. Read More »

Chelsea forget to wear black armbands during FA Cup final

Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Aaron Ramsey's performance for Arsenal against Chelsea in the FA Cup on Saturday evening. " The lack of respect in some stage has been for me a disgrace, and I will never accept that ". In such a big game, with his team up against it, it was utterly stupid. Read More »

Wenger Hints At Desire To Stay At Arsenal After FA Cup Win

For Chelsea , they failed to win a double in Antonio Conte's very first season as manager after lifting the Premier League trophy earlier in the month. It didn't hold Antonio Conte's men down as they drew level in the 77th minute when Diego Costa's effort deflected off Per Mertesacker and past David Ospina - although the Colombian global will feel he should have done better. Read More »

Per Mertesacker returns to Arsenal starting line-up for FA Cup final

Things went from bad to worse for Chelsea when Moses later collected his second yellow card of the match for diving in the 68th minute and was duly sent off . Arsene Wenger speaks! "It was an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards". The second half saw both teams going at each other as they produced end to end action but with no goals . Read More »

Wenger collects record 7th FA Cup unclear on Arsenal future


Confusion reigned as the goal was initially disallowed but after consulting with his assistant Gary Beswick who had raised his flag, referee Anthony Taylor awarded the goal . The Arsenal that Arsene Wenger likes to tell us about - the mentally tough one, the "quality" one - had slipped into myth. Arsenal . Chelsea . Read More »

Arsenal defeat Chelsea in final to win English FA Cup


Gilt-edged chances for Mesut Ozil, Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey followed Sanchez's opener as Arsenal looked to move out of sight before the interval, but Chelsea held firm to gain a foothold in the game after the restart. "It is not easy, believe me". Wenger was ebullient about his side whose vibrant performance to outplay the Premier League champions he described as one of the proudest moments of his long career. Read More »

Arsenal win English FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1


Asked about Wenger's future, Arsenal's Danny Welbeck said: "The manager is his own man and he makes his own decision and the board will make the right decision so I can't comment on that". I'm especially proud of the way we won this time because we had to play against Manchester City in the semi-final here and then Chelsea here". The flag duly went up, but Sanchez continued into the penalty area, Ramsey stood aside, and Sanchez fired past keeper Thibaut Courtois. Read More »

Warriors open as favorite over Cavs in NBA Finals

LeBron James and his sidekicks against a different version of the superteam from the bay area. "So whatever they have to do to continue to play at, not just a normal level, at an MVP level, that's what I've been on them doctors about and everybody on that training staff is". Read More »

Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic, wins 2017 Italian Open


United States tennis great Andre Agassi will coach Novak Djokovic at the French Open . Djokovic says he talked on the phone with Agassi for the last couple of weeks but that the pair has no long-term commitment. The Serbian star broke up with coach Boris Becker last December, and split from the remainder of his coaching staff earlier this month. "If I have half the career Novak has had, I will be just fine." "Unfortunately this week you didn't win, but I'm sure as we get closer to ... Read More »

Senators @ Penguins - Adjusting to the adjustments

The Pittsburgh Penguins look to get back in their Eastern Conference final series with the Ottawa Senators as the heavy underdogs stole game one in overtime on Saturday night. It happened so quickly Anderson didn't have enough time to reset, his left pad flailing as Pittsburgh's game-long domination finally resulted in something tangible: a lead and a tie series. Read More »

Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany will STAY at Manchester City


The Citizens now sit third in the Premier League table with just one round of fixtures remaining, and are three points clear of Arsenal in fifth as the race for a top four place comes down to the wire. Watford may need to change their formation for that very reason if Christian Kabasele is unable recover in time from a hamstring problem. "We are going to make changes and, of course, a lot of players are going to remain". Read More »

Arsenal 2 Chelsea 1 - FA Cup Final


Chelsea was the clear favorite coming into the FA Cup final , but a poor start saw the league champion going down 1-0 in the fourth minute. Chelsea reached the final with a 4-2 win with two goals from Willian and a goal each from Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matić. Read More »

Roberto Soldado posts heartfelt White Hart Lane tribute on Instagram

SPURS boss Mauricio Pochettino said he was "a lucky guy" as the club said goodbye to White Hart Lane in style with a 2-1 victory over Manchester United . When people say 'we gambled, ' we didn't gamble, we didn't choose Europa League. "The crowd have always been good, even in the Champions League when we played at Wembley the crowd were fantastic". Read More »

Arsene Wenger's future 'will all be very clear' next week

Arsenal team manager Arsene Wenger lifts the trophy after winning the English FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Wembley stadium in London , Saturday, May 27, 2017 . The Football Association announced earlier in May that it will introduce a new rule on diving for next season, with players able to be banned respectively if they are found guilty of simulation. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Yuvraj Singh to miss first warm-up match against NZ


Kohli is arguably the best batsman in the world right now, but Junaid believes that he has the 28-year-old's number. England, with numerous current squad involved, eventually needed 20 off 16 balls with six wickets in hand - an unlosable position from which they duly lost to India , who will be a tough proposition again under the leadership of Virat Kohli . Read More »

James breaks Jordan's record as Cavs enter final

He finished with 35 points , eight assists and eight rebounds, and the Cavaliers won in a 135-102 rout . The 9.8 points he averaged in the fourth quarter earned him a nightly spot in highlights everywhere, a cool Game of Thrones-themed nickname and a seat at the table as a potential MVP candidate for a good stretch of the season. Read More »

San Antonio sluggish, trails Golden State 2-0

He said he's been at practice and getting treatment. Kerr is recovering from a May 5 procedure at Duke University to fix a spinal fluid leak and Mike Brown has been coaching during his absence, but the reigning NBA Coach of the Year has been attending practices again and addressing the team in the locker room while watching games behind the scenes. Read More »

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

And I know it's painful for him, more than anybody". Even while waiting for the swelling to go down, he has been advised to remain patient. This city, this organization, you guys have been the best media to me that I've been around. He finished the game with 35 points, booking his seventh straight finals appearance as the reigning champion Cavs wrapped up a 4-1 victory over the Celtics in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals . Read More »