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He's a fantastic player, but as well he has a big weight in this squad. Though Arsenal began the second half on the front foot, Leicester created the cleaner chances, Cech rushing out of his box to tackle Vardy and then tipping over a shot by Riyad Mahrez , and after 11 minutes they went in front again.
  • Antonio Conte pleads for Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata to be given time

    Antonio Conte pleads for Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata to be given time

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    Unfortunately, the two superstars already on the club's books - Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil - only have a year left to run on their contracts and seem ready to leave for greener pastures. Chelsea's decision to sell Matic to a direct Premier League rival has raised some eyebrows, with the defensive midfielder having played a key role in helping the Blues win the Premier League title last term.
  • Packers WR Jordy Nelson hopes he doesn't succeed in preseason

    Packers WR Jordy Nelson hopes he doesn't succeed in preseason

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    The 18 total rushing attempts were split amongst five different backs and the three quarterbacks who played for the Packers. There's no firm evidence, just forensic stuff to suggest that when Wentz says he's going to do such and such, Pederson's style is to say, 'OK, that sounds great, ' followed by the ritualistic clapping of the hands.
  • USC's Byrd Flying High For The Panthers

    USC's Byrd Flying High For The Panthers

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    That seems unnecessary considering that even if Newton played, it would have been in limited time . Watson's improvisational skills are second to none, being able to escape trouble quickly and do the right thing with the football. This line came down from Carolina minus-3 when coach Ron Rivera officially announced he wouldn't play Cam Newton in the preseason opener. As I discussed in a weekend camp-observations feature, after seeing the Browns' first practice in pads a week earlier, ...
  • Philippe Coutinho ruled out of Watford trip, doubtful for Champions League tie

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    It is the first time Liverpool's owners have commented on Barcelona's proposed bid for Coutinho , after coach Juergen Klopp repeatedly insisted the Brazilian was not for sale. It's said that the player has been nothing but respectful of the wishes of both his manager and his current employers after Liverpool afforded him a chance to reignite his career back in 2013.
  • Shakespeare hoping Leicester can finally end Arsenal hoodoo

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    Alexander-Arnold showed he wouldn't be overawed by his step up when he flattened Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery during a recent pre-season friendly. The season was saved by a pair of titles, the League Cup and Europa League. Would you, in your hear of hearts, be content to see Spurs sitting in fifth place after matchweek 38? With days running out to replace him, if he does go, Liverpool would find it very hard to secure a player who can have a similar influence on the side than Coutinho ...
  • Wenger rules out Mahrez but hints at more moves by Arsenal

    Wenger rules out Mahrez but hints at more moves by Arsenal

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    Jurgen Klopp has rated Manchester City as clear title favourites on the eve of the new Premier League season. "Alexis will not be available for example, so I can not go into the game with too many uncertainties", Wenger said. "We know it's going to be a special day because it's the first Premier League game at the Amex, and the first Premier League game for the club".
  • Social media reacts to shocking Danny Rose interview — Sling your hook

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    The Doncaster-born defender's comments will not have gone unnoticed in Manchester. Danny Rose: Chelsea bench? "If I get to levels I reached last season - and this goes out to everybody - I will make sure I get what I am worth". In truth, it doesn't matter too much. The latter may well be coming back to haunt them in the near future. "I definitely feel we need to bolster the squad".
  • United Fans Will Love Conte's Comments On Matic

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    The Clarets were unable to keep hold of star players Michael Keane and Andre Gray, but at least secured very good deals for the two, before spending some of the cash on Jonathan Walters, Jack Cork and Phil Bardsley. The Nigerian has a suspension carried over from the FA Cup final , though Pedro escaped a ban after his red card in the Community Shield. Liverpool have brought in speedy Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah from AS Roma and Scotland full back Andy Robertson from Hull but have ...
  • Report: Manchester United keen on hitman's deal, player wants to sign

    Report: Manchester United keen on hitman's deal, player wants to sign

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    He said: "Ibrahimovic? In life, never say never". The Swedish international is out with a cruciate ligament injury, and was released by the Red Devils at the end of his contract. Questions have been asked of Lukaku's big-game temperament despite his prolific record during a four-season stay at Goodison Park. United fans have every right to be optimistic.
  • Report: Pep Guardiola promotes Mancunian wonderkid to Manchester City first team

    Report: Pep Guardiola promotes Mancunian wonderkid to Manchester City first team

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    Wilfried Zaha or Ross Barkley, maybe Josh King. After a summer of exceptionally high spending from domestic teams and abroad, this season should prove to be a spectacular display of all-star football. These days? The sport of the future is here in the present in America. Brighton and Huddersfield, both playing in the top-flight for the first time in the post-1992 Premier League era, have been breaking their club transfer records.
  • Souness: With or without Coutinho, Liverpool will not win a top trophy

    Souness: With or without Coutinho, Liverpool will not win a top trophy

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    Currently Chelsea have a total of three first team players who are considered homegrown, Cesc Fàbregas, Victor Moses , and Gary Cahill . "It's the start of the Premier League and it's very important for us". We want to be competitive and we want to fight for the title again. At centre back, they have arguably improved, getting rid of club legend, but ageing John Terry, youngster Nathan Ake and Kurt Zouma on loan.
  • Can support star Alvaro Morata handle being cast as Chelsea's leading man?

    Can support star Alvaro Morata handle being cast as Chelsea's leading man?

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    Roberto enjoyed a stellar campaign for the Catalan giants last season but following the arrival of Ernesto Valverde at the helm, he is thought to be seeking assurances of his future. " Chelsea are weaker than last season - no Diego Costa , no Matic - and I'm concerned for them". We have to keep the squad strong, but signing big players like that gives us a boost as well.
  • Sanchez to miss start of season for Arsenal

    Sanchez to miss start of season for Arsenal

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    He had a scan on Monday, which revealed the extent of the damage, and revealed that he will not be fit to play against Leicester City in tomorrow's English Premier League season opener, and Stoke City the following weekend. " Ramsey , Ozil , Mertesacker, Koscielny is suspended". Fans were unbelievable yesterday #CFC, " Moses wrote on his handle on Monday. "He adds great value to the squad and I think as well he is a great lover of the club".
  • All Things Fantasy Premier League (FPL)

    All Things Fantasy Premier League (FPL)

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    How does the game work? Finishing the season like a train averaging 9.83 points per game over the last four gameweeks, Kane mustered 9 goals and 3 assists to secure his second successive golden boot award. Anthony Knockaert joined Brighton in January 2016 and, after a slow start, he was instrumental in their promotion last season . James Milner managed to carve out a place in Liverpool's team as a makeshift left back last season and despite the arrival of Andy Robertson from Hull ...
  • Floyd Mayweather gives Conor McGregor a fighting chance

    Floyd Mayweather gives Conor McGregor a fighting chance

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    Mayweather (49-0), a five-division world boxing champion, hosted select media at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas . Mayweather hasn't fought since he defeated Andre Berto on September 12, 2015. He continued: "I didn't say I couldn't fight". See the rest of Mayweather's interview above. And the American boxing legend has promised an entertaining fight, having learnt from his underwhelming performance in the victory over Manny Pacquiao.
  • Damiere Byrd shines for Panthers

    Damiere Byrd shines for Panthers

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    Heading into the franchise's 16th season and fourth under head coach Bill O'Brien, the Texans will see a few new faces. It doesn't matter the box score says Savage was the more efficient Texans QB in his short stint (9-of-11 passing, 69 yards, 92.8 rating).
  • Neymar might have to wait longer for PSG debut

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    Okocha feels that Neymar , who joined PSG from Barcelona last week in a world record £200 million (€222 million) move will seize his opportunity. But Willian believes his Brazil team-mate has made the right decision, and that it could not have been an easy move. Neymar's appearance at the wedding was brief but there he talked to Alves who was mulling over the option of joining Manchester City after quitting Juventus.
  • Thierry Henry backs Alvaro Morata to do the impossible at Chelsea

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    I personally think that Chelsea is weaker than last reason because Morata is not a proven Premier League forward and losing Deigo Costa will hit them hard. Conte's side, who played part of the match with ten men following Pedro's sending off, were defeated on penalties with Thibaut Courtois and Alvaro Morata missing spot-kicks.
  • For now, PGA still last shot for golf's big shots

    For now, PGA still last shot for golf's big shots

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    The two-time PGA Championship victor has struggled to find his form this season, finishing no higher than fourth, but has shot 69 or less in each of his past seven rounds. "I've already had enough not go well that I've nearly accepted, OK, if this doesn't work out, then it doesn't work out". Spieth took a three-shot lead into the final round at Birkdale but found himself one behind Matt Kuchar after a fifth bogey of the day on the 13th, which followed a wild drive, penalty drop and ...
  • Paul Scholes amazed Chelsea let Nemanja Matic join Manchester United

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    All of a sudden United are in the driving seat ahead of Chelsea to win the Premier League . Matic's arrival only strengthens the squad and frees up Paul Pogba. "It won't be easy". One of the theories mooted for United's capture of Matic is that it should enable some of the Reds' attacking talents to better express themselves further up the pitch.
  • Barcelona directors 'touch down in England to discuss Philippe Coutinho deal'

    Barcelona directors 'touch down in England to discuss Philippe Coutinho deal'

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    You've got a £50m budget to pick 11 players, with all the biggest new signings ready and raring to go ahead of a mouthwatering new Premier League campaign. "This is going to be a defining time for the Fenway group and their ownership". Coutinho's influence at Liverpool has been considerable over the past four seasons since he arrived from Inter Milan in January 2013 for just $11 million.
  • Pundit explains why Bale deal to United is still possible

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    And they can also take heart from the latest odds from leading bookie SkyBet , who have installed Manchester United as the short favourites in an elite race. Spurs, unlike their other title contenders, have been quiet in this transfer window, so it remains to be seen if a lack of new blood coming in will be to their detriment or not.
  • UFC 214: The fallout from Cormier vs Jones 2

    UFC 214: The fallout from Cormier vs Jones 2

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    Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will finally, and once again, square off inside the octagon as they top a ridiculously stacked UFC 214 . Shortly after noon EDT Sunday, UC Irvine Medical Center spokesman Tom Vasich told The Washington Post in an email that Cormier was in stable condition in the emergency department and was in the process of being discharged.
  • Manchester United move 'all over' as Gareth Bale starts for Real Madrid

    Manchester United move 'all over' as Gareth Bale starts for Real Madrid

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    Further, Mourinho asserts that if Bale , who was used very sparingly by Madrid in 2016/17, doesn't feature on Tuesday, it will mean he is not a key part of manager Zinedine Zidane's plans. Real Madrid immediately went down the other end, Lucas Vazquez - linked with Roma - dribbling past Matteo Darmian to set up Marco Asensio for another De Gea super-save.
  • Kante: Chelsea EPL Title Defence Will Be Tough

    Kante: Chelsea EPL Title Defence Will Be Tough

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    The match programme for Sunday's Community Shield at Wembley showed Chelsea listing 17 fewer players than opponents Arsenal . "There are many reasons that suggest to me next season will be very tough". "They've brought players in but I think he wants more because now they're going to be fighting on the Champions League front". Conte is concerned his title-winning squad needs more work and is upset at the sale of Nemanja Matic to United.
  • Canelo Alvarez would consider fighting Conor McGregor if he beats Floyd Mayweather

    Canelo Alvarez would consider fighting Conor McGregor if he beats Floyd Mayweather

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    Most recently, the 36-year-old appeared on Ariel Helwani's MMA Hour in an astonishing hour long rant, calling his former sparring partner a 'd**khead, while explaining in detail the personality behind the UFC phenomenon. But are they the kind of fights that are going to generate interest outside of the MMA bubble? In those early rounds, he was hanging tough. "From about six rounds on, he became very hittable", the former champ said.
  • Jon Jones is back on top — Quijano

    Jon Jones is back on top — Quijano

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    It wasn't a surprising challenge since Jones hyped the potential superfight in the lead-up to Saturday's PPV. "Man I tell you what man, anybody at home that have let themselves down, you let your family down, you let your peers down, your co-workers down, you let yourself down, it's never over".
  • McIlroy favourite at US PGA Championship, says Beem

    McIlroy favourite at US PGA Championship, says Beem

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    The PGA has been played in nine different months since its 1916 inception and has been the last major of the season from 1959 through this year except for a one-off move in 1971. Those changes, as reported by the Associated Press on Monday, are meant to help the Tour have a more clearly defined season that ends before football gets into full swing and to reflect golf's return to the Olympics, which would have forced the PGA Championship to move up its date every four years.
  • Jay Cutler Agrees To Deal With Miami Dolphins

    Jay Cutler Agrees To Deal With Miami Dolphins

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    But Cutler said wife Kristin Cavallari pushed him to link up with the Dolphins , telling a media conference: "The last four months I've been in a different mindset, getting ready for the Fox deal". The family chose to leave Chicago and permanently move to their Nashville home with their kids Camden , 4, Jaxon , 3, and Saylor , 20 months. Regardless, most assume Cutler will be the opening-day starter on September 10 when Miami hosts Tampa Bay.
  • Van Dijk hands in Southampton transfer request — BREAKING NEWS

    Van Dijk hands in Southampton transfer request — BREAKING NEWS

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    Antonio Conte has also seen Nathan Ake leave the club to join Bournemouth in a 20 million pound deal. Much will depend on whether the Saints relent and allow him to leave. Their stance is set to be strenuously tested given there's only a few weeks remaining before the transfer window is shut with an offer between £50m-£70m, as The Times writes, enough to possibly change the club's mind.
  • Brock Lesnar responds to being called out by Jon Jones

    Brock Lesnar responds to being called out by Jon Jones

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    Jon Jones launched a missile in Brock Lesnar's direction immediately after knocking out Cormier, urging the pro wrestler to return to the Octagon. A perfectly timed head kick struck Cormier flush to the side of the head. "He has been a model champion". According to the Associated Press , it didn't take long before Lesnar commented on Jones' challenge, offering a brief retort to the newly-crowned two-time champion.
  • Start date, who has been promoted, who will win — English Premier League

    Start date, who has been promoted, who will win — English Premier League

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    In six years, he has scored 122 goals, an amazing level of consistency at doing the hardest thing in the game, in the most competitive league in the game. But Conte has insisted that everyone at the club must "do their job". Because of the advanced positioning of the fullbacks, the width comes into play for the attacking team which can be key to unlocking deep blocks.
  • Community Shield Predicted XI: Arsenal vs. Chelsea

    Community Shield Predicted XI: Arsenal vs. Chelsea

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    We beat them past year in the first [Premier League] game but we lost the second one. New signing Alexandre Lacazette provided a glimpse of what he's capable of when he rattled the post, following an excellent counter-attack which the Frenchman initiated himself.
  • Bears' John Fox happy for 'another opportunity' for QB Jay Cutler

    Bears' John Fox happy for 'another opportunity' for QB Jay Cutler

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    That is good for the 26th-best projection among quarterbacks for fantasy purposes. "But I'll be fine". In all seriousness, Cutler said his surgically repaired shoulder has healed. I didn't feel that way about him. So wavered back and forth on this. Cutler's getting his bearings and trying to find his way around his new team's facility.
  • 4th Test: England set South Africa 380 to level series

    4th Test: England set South Africa 380 to level series

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    Amla took three fours from one Roland-Jones over to signal South Africa's intent to fight back after the interval and brought up his fifty by guiding Ben Stokes down to fine leg for another boundary. Before Ali's entrance, England was in some trouble at 129-5 and then 153-7. "I'm just going to do exactly what I've been doing and try to spin it as much as I can".
  • Odds a slap in the face — Jones vs Lesnar

    Odds a slap in the face — Jones vs Lesnar

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    Cormier controlled the action in the first two rounds against a rusty Jones . Defending light heavyweight champion Cormier looked on course to avenge his unanimous decision defeat to Jones at UFC 182 after appearing to take the opening two rounds in Anaheim.