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Dyche set to stay as Palace look to appoint De Boer


According to The Mirror , Parish has opted to give De Boer the opportunity to sign a deal at Selhurst Park . He had been linked with the vacant Crystal Palace job, but it looks like that's now been offered to Frank De Boer . If De Boer were to be appointed, the remit will be simple: improve Palace's league position. De Boer has been linked with a strong of Premier League jobs in recent years, with De Telegraaf naming Tottenham, Liverpool , Swansea City, Southampton, and Newcastle ... Read More »

CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Ronaldo scores in Portugal's touch win against Russia

Santos, meanwhile, is expecting his squad to be tested by the hosts, who are in a strong position to qualify from Group A having beaten New Zealand in the tournament's opening match on Saturday. "We certainly did not feel nervous, " he said. "If we had been more clinical in front of goal we'd have a point". He was also in the Mexico squad in 1999, when they won the tournament as hosts. Read More »

Man United fans call for Smalling to leave

According to reports, prosecutors have accused Mourinho of defrauding the Spanish state of €3.3m (£2.9m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012 when he was in charge of Real Madrid. Mourinho spent three seasons with Real Madrid before departing in 2013, and subsequently returning to Chelsea. Coentrao is suspected of failing to correctly declare 1.3 million euros of income. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Rethinking Decision To Leave Real Madrid

There are many similarities with Leo Messi's recent tax fraud case in which the Barcelona star avoided a prison term but paid a hefty sum to the Spanish authorities. "I have found everything out through the newspapers". In an interview with Spanish outlet Marca , Perez stated: "I think this [tax issue] is the worst thing that has been set upon Cristiano, and I agree with him". Read More »

Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Confed Cup hosts Russia

He has been accused by Spanish authorities of evading 14.7 million euros ($16.5m) in tax and has been summoned to appear in court next month in Madrid . Their final group A game is on Saturday, while a draw will be enough to see them through, Russian Federation will be going all out to beat them as they bid to qualify. Read More »

India vs West Indies, 1st ODI

This is a good opportunity for Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant , Dinesh Karthik and Mohammed Shami to mark their performance. Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah have been given some time off, but the rest of the squad from the ICC Champions Trophy, which will now forever be remembered for that huge loss in the final to Pakistan, will be there as India play the West Indies in five ODIs and a single T20 match over the next couple of weeks. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal need Olivier Giroud

The 26-year-old enjoyed another stellar scoring campaign, contributing 28 in 28 starts for Jean-Michel Aulas' club, scoring at a similar rate in the Europa League with six in six. A close relative of Kylian Mbappe has admitted that the Monaco starlet could still join Arsenal this summer as Arsene Wenger is a "great man". Read More »

Neal Expected To Be Taken By Vegas In Expansion Draft


The expansion Vegas Golden Knights will make their regular-season debut on the road in Dallas on October 6 and host the Arizona Coyotes on October 10 in the first home game in franchise history. Vegas landed a first rounder in 2017 and a second in 2019 from NY _ all to likely keep the Knights from selecting one of Brock Nelson, Calvin de Haan, or perhaps Ryan Strome. Read More »

Farrell edges Sexton for first Lions Test


Kieran Read has returned from a broken thumb to captain the All Blacks from No 8, while Ryan Crotty has recovered from a rib injury to win selection ahead of Anton Lienert-Brown at No 13, where he will play outside Sonny Bill Williams . Read More »

English FA ends all sponsorship with betting companies


It's after a review into the FA's role as a governing body that regulates rules on betting within the sport. Last season half of the 20 Premier League clubs had a betting firm as a shirt sponsor, with others having official betting partners. Read More »

No offer received for Cristiano Ronaldo, says Florentino Perez

Gestifute, the agency that represents Mourinho , said on Tuesday that neither Spain's tax agency nor the prosecution have contacted him regarding the allegations. His first big challenge is keeping Ronaldo at the club he joined in 2009 from Manchester United for a record 94 million euros ($105.3 million). There has been speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine for tax evasion as Barcelona did for Lionel ... Read More »

Hosts Russia tackle embattled Ronaldo's Portugal

The four-time Ballon d'Or victor has been the subject of intense debate in recent days after reports surfaced claiming that he wants to leave Real Madrid following accusations of tax fraud . New Zealand were more competitive in a 2-1 loss in Nashville a year ago, a game in which the Mexicans were knocked off their stride by some effective pressing defence. Read More »

Daniel Berger wins FedEx St Jude Classic for second straight year

Schwartzel, who finished third at The Masters, is seeking his third career victory on tour - he's won 12 times internationally - and first since he won the 2016 Valspar Championship near Tampa, Florida. "I thought there was no chance this could be my week, but apparently it was". Every, who won the most recent of his two PGA Tour titles in 2014, is hoping to turn around a disappointing season in the final tune-up for next week's US Open at Erin Hills. Read More »

Battered Lions opt for new captain Jones


Gatland, a New Zealander, has welcomed the fact that most of his team's opponents, not just the All Blacks , will perform the haka. His team includes nine players who featured on the successful 2013 tour of Australia, with Jones' fellow Welshmen Taulupe Faletau, Jonathan Davies, George North and Liam Williams also starting. Read More »

Ronaldo won't quit Real: club boss

Rumours that the Portuguese wants to leave the club came days after he was accused of tax fraud by the Spanish authorities, but Perez has insisted the superstar is not trying to manipulate Real into paying his possible fine. "I have not spoken with him". "We have build a legendary team with the best players in the world and the best players in Spain, but also many from the academy", said Perez. Read More »

Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win


Portugal's win came at a cost though, as Borussia Dortmund defender Raphael Guerreiro had to be helped off on 65 minutes with a suspected broken leg. "I apologise, my words were wrong", Osorio said through a translator. "Let's see. The exam results will tell us". "We know how to adapt to different opponents". Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights take Preds forward James Neal in Expansion Draft


I'm proud that I played again for the Blues. There aren't any major surprises here. The Golden Knights selected three goalies , including as expected Pittsburgh Penguins star Marc-Andre Fleury, 13 defensemen and 14 forwards . With the pick, the Golden Knights took former Seattle Thunderbird goaltender Calvin Pickard . Rounding out Vegas's roster from the expansion draft were forwards Teemu Pulkkinen (Arizona), William Carrier (Buffalo), Cody Eakin (Dallas), Tomas Nosek ... Read More »

Knicks are considering trade of Porzingis


Porzingis , a 7-foot-3, two-year National Basketball Association veteran at the age of 21, averaged 19.9 points and 7.9 rebounds for the Knicks last season. The New York Daily News' Stefan Bondy reported that the Celtics have reached out to the Knicks about Porzingis , but Phil Jackson's asking price was rightfully "astronomical". Read More »

Penguins make touching video tribute for Marc-Andre Fleury


After meeting with the Board of Governors earlier in the day, Foley said he was already "very proud" of the roster assembled by McPhee . "I found out (Fleury) was going to be on the team and so I talked with him". Fleury, who was on hand for the ceremony, received the largest cheer in front of the Las Vegas fans and goes from the two-time reigning Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins to the desert expansion team. Read More »

Confederations Cup 2017: Lineups for Portugal vs Mexico

Portugal's William Carvalho, left, and Mexico's Raul Jimenez fight for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017 . "There is no reason to be concerned, we have to think about the next match". The assistants duly looked it over, and awarded what looked to be a correct offside decision against Portugal , disallowing the goal. Read More »

Ward demands pound-for-pound recognition after Kovalev stoppage


Ward got into a rhythm. Asked what he would do next, Ward said, "Cruiserweight?" "I have never been the most talented, I have never been the biggest, I just keep knocking down giants one by one", said Ward . But as the time went by, Ward was adapting more and more, eventually turning this fight into his advantage. "Fighting a bigger man, it doesn't have to do with size - it has to do with his attributes and their attributes". Read More »

Mexico coach apologises for touchline rant

The message was stark and clear: Juan Carlos Osorio is not for turning, and Mexico's national team players are behind him. "I understand you're all curious, but you have to respect the personal life of the player". "It's true that the camera shows some things I said but ( New Zealand's ) assistant coach is responsible for what happened". El Tri managed to dig itself out its first-half hole in the end, but better teams than 95th-ranked New Zealand won't leave Mexico standing . Read More »

It's women's semi-final day at Roland Garros

Ostapenko fell in the first round on her main draw debut here previous year but is one win away from becoming the first player since Gustavo Kuerten in 1997 to win their maiden tour-level title at a Slam. Third seed Halep won 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a final against unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. "I'm just happy. It was extremely tough - she's No. Read More »