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Mourinho looking for the "perfect" end by qualifying for Champions league

In the Premier League, we can only finish fifth or sixth. David De Gea has been United's first choice goalkeeper since 2012 but Sergio Romero has been preferred in this season's Europa League campaign. Mourinho has a decent record against the Dutch giants winning the six games hes managed against them, but he stated that his Dutch opponents will have better advantage with a longer recovery time than his side. Read More »

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris blasts attitude for West Ham defeat

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Tottenham was fifth in the standings after 18 games but has won 13 of its last 17 games to unexpectedly challenge Chelsea for the title, outmuscling bigger-spending rivals with a wage bill lower than its rivals in the top six. We didn't play with the same...not intensity, but how we always play. It should also take the heat off of manager Slaven Bilic whose position has come under pressure this season despite steering West Ham to seventh a year ago. Read More »

Players Championship 2017: Sergio Garcia hits hole-in-one on 17th

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Rory McIlroy talked Tuesday about racing back to his rental home in Augusta and crying when he watched the conclusion of Garcia's victory on television. "If I can manage to shoot 4- or 5-under [Friday], I'm still going to have a great chance", he said. "Everybody has been extremely excited and wanted to take pictures with me with the jacket on and things like that". Read More »

David Luiz Revels In 'Dream Come True' As Chelsea Celebrate Title Win

Michy Batshuayi's 82nd minute victor after coming off the bench was the latest example of Conte's remarkable impact since the Italian took charge a year ago. "In my mind there was this option to play a 3-4-3 because I knew I had the players to do that". Antonio Conte and his Chelsea squad continued their wild post-match celebrations in the dressing room. Read More »

Pressure is all on Chelsea, Spurs' Vertonghen says

Spurs are still four points behind Chelsea with four games remaining following the Blues' win at Everton earlier on Sunday. "It will be very hard [to make the top four] now but we have to fight". It was a very big day and we've one more to come. We knew we had to focus. And while Wenger was disappointed with the loss, he played down the significance of Spurs' recent improvements, before prematurely walking out of his interview with Sky Sports . Read More »

Wenger: Arsenal win not a personal triumph against Mourinho

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Do not think that I am happy that they are not winning trophies. How they play matters and qualification for next season's Champions League, which will be secured if they triumph in the May 24 Europa League final in Sweden, might further expose the deficiencies of the Mourinho brand. Read More »

Resilient Ducks vow stronger start to Game 2 vs Predators

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The Ducks were favored to win the series, and after a miraculous third-period comeback in Game 5 in which Anaheim scored three goals in the last 3:16 with their goaltender pulled, most observers thought that Edmonton could not muster up a big effort to even the series. Read More »

Besieged Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push

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We have 69 points today - let's make it 72 on Tuesday (when Arsenal host Sunderland), and after that I will give my best as long as I am here for the values of this club. Giroud scored the opening goal on 42 minutes as Arsenal scythed their way through the Stoke defence impressively. But Arsenal recovered well and their third successive victory leaves them a point behind Liverpool with both teams having two games to play. Read More »

Raptors won't win until they can shoot threes

Cleveland has won nine straight playoff games dating back to previous year, and they might not suffer a loss anytime soon. The contest also is the first in the series played in Toronto after the first two were play held in Cleveland. Kyrie Irving added 16 points and Kyle Korver chipped in 14 points (4-6 from three). They shot 2-of-18 overall to the Cavs' 13-of-23 (a 33-point disparity). Read More »

Premier League Football - 13 May 2017

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Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction... Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Leicester, at the Etihad Stadium, in Manchester, England, Saturday May 13, 2017. Read More »

Ducks Beat Oilers in Game 7 Behind Nick Ritchie's 3rd-Period Goal

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So when he found a patch of open ice during the third period Wednesday night, Ritchie could let fly with a handsome shot, his wrists unencumbered by the weight of history. "I don't think anyone gave us a shot that we'd be here right now, one period away from the conference finals, when we started this season", Talbot said. Read More »

Bottas has engine changed after water leak

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Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton , who made a mistake on his flying lap, was third fastest, nearly four tenths behind Raikkonen, on a troubled session for Mercedes. "This inter-team battle is a totally different situation that what we have seen over the last three years", Wolff said. The fastest 10 drivers who moved on to Q3 were: Hamilton, Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Ocon, Massa, Perez and Alonso. Read More »

Top four fate will impact Liverpool FC's transfer plans

They play very serious and finish when they have to finish. However, Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge, who both came off the bench against Southampton , should be fit for selection. While the Reds are fighting for a top-four finish, Antonio Conte's side can lock down the league title with a win over West Brom on Friday. Well they have a good tactical manager, and are now 10th in the Premier League. Read More »

Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

He'll be joined on Sunday in the day's anchor tee time by Stanley, who recovered after three bogeys over his first four holes with a much more consistent game on his way to an even-par 72 and just his second 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour. He felt he had no choice but to find a gap in the top of the trees and go for the green. "It's hard to stay out of trouble all day", Scott said. "I dropped it into the worst lie you could imagine and I would have just chipped it out sideways into the water. Read More »

Rory McIlroy to have scan on injury but remains in Players contention

Hopefully that's what it shows in the scan. Among those anxious about what results appear in Belfast on Monday will be the European Tour - McIlroy is due to be the marquee player at Wentworth's BMW PGA Championship from 25 May. "It doesn't seem to favor experience or newbies, because it requires extreme accuracy off the tee, and then from there taking the right chances where you feel like you have good [yardage] numbers or you can take chances", Spieth said earlier this week. Read More »

R2 G7 Oilers at Ducks: It's Game Seven

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It was the exorcising of so many demons from four straight seasons of Game 7 frustration obliterated by an emotional 2-1 Ducks victory that gave Anaheim a berth in the Western Conference Final for the second time in three seasons. His GAA in the playoffs is 3.00 and his save percentage is just.903. With Gibson playing questionably (at best) it is imperative for the Oilers to get a couple early goals in. Read More »

EPL: Magician David Silva key to Manchester City's Euro dream

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The England No 1 goalkeeper is expected to leave Manchester City permanently this summer, having been deemed surplus to requirements by City manager Pep Guardiola. Referee Bobby Madley allowed the goal to stand despite the Leicester protests, but the visitors could have no complaints about Manchester City's second seven minutes later. Read More »

Celtics cheated out of second in Friday's loss

The Wizards won that game; the Celtics lost tonight. So, he turned to one of the most annoying tactics in pick-up basketball: cherry-picking. The Wizards had a foul to give so the Celtics got the ball with 1.7 seconds left instead of 2.7. Read More »

Novak Djokovic could have new coach before French Open

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Saturday's clash at the Caja Magica will be the 50th career meeting between these two players and their rivalry is arguably one of the best match-ups in the sport. Nadal broke his opponent's serve for the first time in the third game of the second set, before saving four break points in the fourth to move into a comfortable lead. Read More »

Diego Simeone talks Real Madrid loss

Atletico Madrid can not play at the level Real did. "The domination the team showed yesterday on the pitch shows how fresh our players are, we are very motivated and we want to go to the Champions League final". "The visitors improved in the second half, keeping Madrid from threatening as much, but they still were not able to create many scoring chances". Read More »

Tony Parker out for the playoffs following knee injury

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He rose to his feet but was unable to put any pressure on his left leg to walk, so he was carried off the court by rookie guard Dejounte Murray and center Dewayne Dedmon . Houston Rockets Game 3 ( live stream online & score below) of the Eastern Conference semifinals gets underway. Tomorrow they are going to tell us. Read More »