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Sports Ghanaian coach joins Henry Thierry at French giants AS Monaco
Author: 0 Ghanaian coach joins Henry Thierry at French giants AS Monaco

The Frenchman was confirmed as Leonardo Jardim's replacement on Saturday morning after days of negotiations with his former club. "The first season was very complicated", he said, wishing Henry "lots of courage and big success". He was part of the staff that led the team to 3rd place at the World Cup in Russian Federation. Henry began his senior playing career with Monaco in 1994, during which time he played under future Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger .

Sports Complete schedule for 2018 ALCS between Astros-Red Sox
Author: 0 Complete schedule for 2018 ALCS between Astros-Red Sox

Farrell was sacked despite his 2013 World Series ring and the first back-to-back division crowns in franchise history. Houston advanced by completing a sweep of the Cleveland Indians on Monday. Chris Sale is slated for Game 1 of the series. "Best of seven. They know me. So you know they'll find a way to watch both". On Tuesday night, the Red Sox were the ones celebrating a victory to the Sinatra classic.

Sports Hamilton fastest as Mercedes dominate Japanese GP practice
Author: 0 Hamilton fastest as Mercedes dominate Japanese GP practice

Hamilton heads into this weekend with a 50 point lead of title rival Sebastian Vettel, and the four-time World Champion thought there would be more from the German and his team. "Sorry, but I don't think it's true; I don't think we lost direction". Vettel said: "I don't think we tried something different to other Fridays".

Sports David Price's playoff woes continue as Yankees even ALDS with Red Sox
Author: 0 David Price's playoff woes continue as Yankees even ALDS with Red Sox

Behind a seven-run fourth inning, a cycle from Brock Holt and a slew of questionable decisions by Yankees manager Aaron Boone, the Red Sox took control of their Division Series against NY with an impressive 16-1 demolition in Game 3. "I feel like in baseball it's more important [in] the second half than the first half", Severino said at Sunday's press conference . "I think attacking, being aggressive, and go from there".

Sports Young England squad sees Sancho handed first call-up
Author: 0 Young England squad sees Sancho handed first call-up

Maddison has three goals and two assists since making his £24million move from Norwich to Leicester, while Mount has netted three times for Derby. They are not the only debutants, with midfielder Mason Mount also called up. Mount has been directly involved in 17 goals in his past 18 league appearances across the Dutch Eredivisie and the Championship, including play-off games (10 goals and seven assists).

Sports Guardiola won't hesitate to play Sterling at Anfield
Author: 0 Guardiola won't hesitate to play Sterling at Anfield

But when Virgil van Dijk caught Leroy Sane in the closing stages, Mahrez had a golden chance to win the game, instead blasting his spot-kick over the crossbar. Pep Guardiola's Premier League champions have started the new season in good form, and are top of the table heading into tomorrow's clash with title rivals Liverpool .

Sports Mourinho's United deliver comeback win over Newcastle
Author: 0 Mourinho's United deliver comeback win over Newcastle

As usual, Neville was working for Sky Sports during Brighton's 1-0 win over West Ham and after the game, Kelly Cates asked the former Manchester United defender if sacking Mourinho would be the right decision from the United board. Alexis Sanchez's victor was a sign of desire, and for United's sake you have to hope that will now motivate him to be the player we know he is - not the shadow he's been.

Sports Liverpool v Manchester City
Author: 0 Liverpool v Manchester City

The bar is set higher, the margin for error is miniscule. The game pits two of the game's most dynamic and inspirational managers against each in City's Pep Guardiola and Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp . Ilkay Gundogan faces a fitness test on an injured hamstring, while Fabian Delph is still absent. Though his side have already lost three times to Liverpool in 2018 - conceding seven goals in their two trips to Anfield - he has maintained City won't park the bus.

Sports Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says 'many reasons' for poor form
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says 'many reasons' for poor form

The Ecuador global, who is into his 10th season at United, liked a post from a follower on social media which carried the caption: "I'm not even surprised about the outcome of this game". "To do that we need points - points we lost in the last two matches", he said before Saturday's home game against Newcastle. Mourinho's man-management has come under scrutiny amid a reported rift with record signing Paul Pogba , while the club have been dismal on the pitch this season, collecting 10 points ...

Sports Teenager Prithvi Shaw roars at Rajkot with Test century on debut
Author: 0 Teenager Prithvi Shaw roars at Rajkot with Test century on debut

When the stumps were drawn, India were 364 for 4 in 89 overs with Kohli and Rishabh Pant unbeaten on 72 and 17 respectively. Shaw, who is just over a month shy of 19, reached his hundred off just 99 deliveries during a dominant 206-run second wicket partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara (86) in the afternoon session of day one.

Sports Yankees look for 100th win against Red Sox
Author: 0 Yankees look for 100th win against Red Sox

With some pressure off going into the season, the 26-year-old shortstop has really settled into his own in finally becoming the player everyone associated with the Red Sox organization knew and hoped he would have. Gary Sanchez , Luke Voit and Aaron Judge smashed solo home runs and Aaron Hicks blasted a three-run home run. The New York Yankees game at Fenway Park on Saturday night was supposed to be meaningless.

Sports LEADING OFF: Yanks' Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A's
Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Yanks' Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A's

But if there is still a tie atop the NL Central come the conclusion of action Sunday night, where would a Brewers-Cubs Game 163 take place? Christian Yelich's Brewers won the NL Central. "If we didn't turn it around, we wouldn't be going to Chicago ", Counsell said. Hendriks (0-1) will be just the fourth pitcher to start a playoff game after a regular season of no wins, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Sports Pochettino: Lloris error, not Messi performance, led to Spurs loss
Author: 0 Pochettino: Lloris error, not Messi performance, led to Spurs loss

Messi , who scored for Barça in the 2011 final against Manchester United at Wembley , revelled in the wide-open spaces and twice sliced through the Spurs defence shortly after the break, thudding shots against Lloris' right post. Of course in the second half when we are 2-0 down you are going to give more space and we were more attacking and it's so hard to stop this kind of player.

Sports Manchester City Game Won't Influence Team Selection Against Napoli - Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Manchester City Game Won't Influence Team Selection Against Napoli - Jurgen Klopp

The referee is an experienced official having overseen the 2011 Champions League final, but has a history with Ancelotti. The season is long and I hope we can do it, that means we will get better results. The German added: "We're ready for a real battle". "They have a lot of strong players, even the ones on the bench", said the Italian worldwide. Farmed out to West Brom in January in a bid to refind his form and fitness, Sturridge's hamstring went again in his third game and he never ...

Sports Dodgers Win 6th Straight NL West
Author: 0 Dodgers Win 6th Straight NL West

Walker Buehler was dominant from the second the game started and the offense, albeit taking a few innings to find their groove, looked really good. Buehler (8-5) did not give up a hit until Charlie Blackmon singled with one out in the sixth inning.

Sports Paul Scholes Rips Into Jose Mourinho, Manchester United Boss Responds
Author: 0 Paul Scholes Rips Into Jose Mourinho, Manchester United Boss Responds

Why is no one at Manchester United stopping this unedifying spectacle? Let us know in the comments. Mourinho must now galvanise his squad for a home clash against Newcastle on Saturday, which is a must-win game for the 13-time Premier League champions if they are to re-invigorate any sort of title challenge.

Sports Tottenham’s Harry Kane sets sights on Messi as Barcelona come to town
Author: 0 Tottenham’s Harry Kane sets sights on Messi as Barcelona come to town

So the North London giants will be heading into Wembley's crunch Champions League clash with Barca on Wednesday with renewed confidence. He's definitely set the standard for the rest of us and he still is. " Leo is fantastic and we want to prevent him from continuing to break records". Messi's response according to the report was to attack Barcelona's defense stating that they are conceding too many goals this season.

Sports Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash

A sulking manager who has become irrevocably cautious, who has made several awful recruitment choices, who routinely chucks his players under a bus, who has always enjoyed confounding the desires of those naive fools who value elan and whom he brazenly mischaracterises as preferring style over substance when what they really want is both? "The leaders need to be on the pitch".

Sports NL Central champion Brewers to begin postseason play on October 4
Author: 0 NL Central champion Brewers to begin postseason play on October 4

Even if Hamels were needed for a lengthy outing, he would be ready on normal rest by Game 3 of the division series if the Cubs advance. The Rockies are coming off a tough 5-2 loss against the Dodgers in Los Angeles Monday, just as the Cubs are coming off a 3-1 loss to the Brewers.

Sports Bell to report to Steelers for Week 7
Author: 0 Bell to report to Steelers for Week 7

However, the two teams are not believed to have been in contact with one another to this point. Bell received a $70 million offer from the Steelers this summer that included $17 million guaranteed. "I don't think they really want me gone". I'm doing it for guys behind me or guys who don't understand what's going on in the business of football. It was a little disappointing, but I understand their side.

Sports Seahawks unfazed by Earl Thomas' one-finger salute
Author: 0 Seahawks unfazed by Earl Thomas' one-finger salute

Thomas suffered a season-ending injury to the same leg in December of 2016 and it's believed that this ailment is of the same variety. "We'd made such a good turn, heading in a good direction and then he has to deal with that", Carroll said of the injury.

Sports Manchester City boss Guardiola says team are
Author: 0 Manchester City boss Guardiola says team are "alive" ahead of Liverpool clash

It will be a really tough game , but we know that and we will try to do a good game '. And their fans were relaxed enough for a cheeky chant of "Jose Mourinho.we want you stay" in a dig at rivals Manchester United . The 22-year-old didn't start any of City's first four Premier League games and was left out of the squad all together for the clash with Newcastle on September 1.

Sports Manuel Pellegrini sends message to West Ham United fans on Twitter
Author: 0 Manuel Pellegrini sends message to West Ham United fans on Twitter

And here are the best moments of the game in pictures. Manchester United´s David de Gea looks dejected after West Ham´s third goal. The Evening Standard also believe Mourinho is exhausted of Sanchez's spluttering displays, with their report stating Mourinho has been "particularly incensed by the 29-year-old forward for his overall performance levels since the start of the season".

Sports Messi benched as Bilbao hold Barcelona
Author: 0 Messi benched as Bilbao hold Barcelona

When I take a decision like this, I think in the best interests of the team and the club. Messi was left on the bench for nearly an hour - he climed off it and saved the day setting up Munir El Haddadi for the late leveller. Messi was brought on 10 minutes into the second period to a rousing reception from the home fans and Barcas play instantly improved, with the Argentine smashing a shot against the post and narrowly firing wide, after Coutinho had struck the crossbar.

Sports Hazard goal takes Chelsea through at Liverpool’s expense
Author: 0 Hazard goal takes Chelsea through at Liverpool’s expense

Maurizio Sarri has hailed Eden Hazard as a "genius", but the Chelsea manager warned the Belgian star to work with even more intensity if he wants to be the world's best player. Chelsea came back into the game in the 79th minute as Emerson Palmieri restored parity for the Blues before Eden Hazard came off the bench to score the winning goal for the Blues in the 86th minute.

Sports Why Arsenal u-turned deal with Ramsey
Author: 0 Why Arsenal u-turned deal with Ramsey

Their seventh successive win came courtesy of Craig Cathcart's 81st-minute own goal and a strike soon afterwards from Mesut Ozil, and after Isaac Success had squandered a fine chance to give the visitors the lead. "We stood up to the battle and though we were exhausted late on we got those two goals". Emery handed him the number ten role, but Ramsey was hauled off on 63 minutes for Alex Iwobi after an uninspiring display.

Sports Welbeck a starting option for Arsenal, says Emery
Author: 0 Welbeck a starting option for Arsenal, says Emery

Danny Welbeck opened the scoring for the Gunners in the fifth minute with a header inside the box following a quick and clever shot-corner. Brentford attacker Alan Judge would pull one back for the visitors in the 58th minute with a superb free-kick, although in-form frontman Alexandre Lacazette came off the bench to score a third goal in stoppage time to seal the win for Unai Emery's side.

Sports Man Utd boss Mourinho knews cameras were watching for Pogba clash
Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho knews cameras were watching for Pogba clash

The Catalan giants have identified Pogba as a future signing, and tension between the Frenchman and United boss Jose Mourinho has only increased the possibility of an exit from Old Trafford . "You are the anti-captain", he said directly to Pogba . "I think we have more alternatives to show on the field". It followed comments made by Pogba after last weekend's disappointing home draw against Wolves where he moaned about his side's defensive tactics.

Author: 0 Wolves wanted Simmons in potential Butler trade

We chose to consult the all-knowing Trade Machine to try and figure things out. When Butler first made his trade demand last week, only the Clippers, Nets and Knicks were on his list. Not to mention, Butler is about to turn 30 while Simmons is only 22 years old. Despite Butler's desire to be traded, reports have surfaced that coach and president Tom Thibodeau is asking for a "steep package" that is putting a wrench in potential deals because he has no real desire to trade his star ...

Sports Osaka loses Pan Pacific Open final
Author: 0 Osaka loses Pan Pacific Open final

Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday. She allowed her opponent to break her service in the 9th game, and lost the set, 4-6. The same can not be said of Pliskova , who is excellent at the line. She is then scheduled to play in the Hong Kong tournament at Victoria Park, starting on October 6.

Sports Klopp warns rivals Chelsea are serious title contenders
Author: 0 Klopp warns rivals Chelsea are serious title contenders

There was never a team that won all four, right? "We are greedy, we want to win both of them if we can". Zola said the game is an "opportunity to see players who didn't have many games so far" but that they would "take it seriously". The 29-year-old has not played this season after aggravating an earlier pelvic injury during Croatia's march to the World Cup final in Russian Federation in July.

Sports As Alexis Sanchez struggles, here's 7 other big-name Manchester United flops
Author: 0 As Alexis Sanchez struggles, here's 7 other big-name Manchester United flops

Paul Pogba has now stepped up to the plate and criticised Mourinho's approach with the Red Devils. " Attack, attack, attack " he told BBC Sport , mirroring the famous Old Trafford chant. Speaking of his opponents in his post-match press conference, the Manchester United manager said: "Wolves, by the way they faced the game, I think they deserve it".

Sports James Milner sums up popular opinion on Mohamed Salah's award-winning goal
Author: 0 James Milner sums up popular opinion on Mohamed Salah's award-winning goal

With no Cristiano in London, the bets are on Luka Modric having won the Champions League with Real Madrid and reached the World Cup final with Croatia, only to be beaten despite his spectacular performance. Now with Real Madrid, the 26-year-old Courtois joked before his award was announced that Federation Internationale de Football Association should also hand out a save-of-the-year prize.

Sports Tiger, Fowler lead at Tour Championship
Author: 0 Tiger, Fowler lead at Tour Championship

Woods found the green with his second shot into the par-five 18th and then brilliantly holed a just over 25 foot putt in a round of a five-under par 65 to tie fellow American Rickie Fowler in heatwave conditions on the East Lake course Thursday, September 20.

Sports 49ers Fear QB Jimmy Garoppolo Suffered Torn ACL
Author: 0 49ers Fear QB Jimmy Garoppolo Suffered Torn ACL

It was only an inch. That inch wouldn't have made a difference. After gaining 13 yards, Garoppolo had the choice between stepping out of bounds or staying in and taking a hit from a defender. Beathard. Practice squad member Nick Mullen is the only other QB now on the Niners' roster. "I feel awful for him", Brady said. Garoppolo wasn't the only Niner to pick up an injury on Sunday.

Sports Wolves Owner Glen Taylor Ready to Trade Jimmy Butler Himself if Necessary
Author: 0 Wolves Owner Glen Taylor Ready to Trade Jimmy Butler Himself if Necessary

But what is certain is he is eligible for a five-year, $190 million extension with the Wolves if he stays to the end of this season. If the Clips really are big game hunting for another big-time free agent next summer, adding one of them would simply be future investment in that plan; having Butler in tow will make getting the next star that much easier.

Sports Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole
Author: 0 Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole

You know, I've explained throughout the year that I just didn't know whether - when this would ever happen again. Tiger Woods has done it again. Gallery members joined Woods down the 72nd fairway as he finished off his 80th PGA Tour win .

Sports Patriots almost traded Gronk to Lions before draft
Author: 0 Patriots almost traded Gronk to Lions before draft

That's all. I wasn't going anywhere without Brady", he said. And after the loss, Gronkowski confirmed the report - and all of the other ones, even - as being the truth. He made that clear to Bill Belichick, and that ended all trade talks back in April. Michel took no silver lining in being called upon as the Patriots' lead rusher, saying, "If we aren't winning games, it isn't fun".

Sports Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri must not waste N'Golo Kante's talents
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri must not waste N'Golo Kante's talents

We need to move the ball quicker and we need more movement without the ball. Few would argue that he is the best in the Premier League at what he does. I hope we can keep this momentum and keep winning games. The Germany worldwide joins Pedro Rodriguez on the sidelines, but the Chelsea head coach is hopeful of being able to call upon both when Liverpool visit Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday.

Sports UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo
Author: 0 UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo

Emre Can caused a stir after Ronaldo's controversial Champions League red card . The referee was greeted by no fewer than three members of Juventus' board of directors at the midway point of the Italian side's 2-0 Champions League victory over Valencia this week.

Sports Details emerge in ‘extremely troubling’ slaying of golf champion Celia Barquín
Author: 0 Details emerge in ‘extremely troubling’ slaying of golf champion Celia Barquín

He also was trying to hide a deep cut on his left hand, which he tried to bury in the ground. A knife and clothes covered in blood were also recovered, and Richards was charged with first-degree murder , the spokesman added. "Yes, she was an unbelievable golfer, yes she was a terrific engineering student, yes she even died a horrific death, but this doesn't capture who she was".

Sports Chelsea scalp will motivate West Ham players, claims boss Pellegrini
Author: 0 Chelsea scalp will motivate West Ham players, claims boss Pellegrini

Chicharito should be back in the team along with Perez and Antonio, but none of those players have the skill, speed, strength, and attitude to do what he does for the team. The 59-year-old former Napoli boss said: "In order to win our group, the match of tomorrow is the most important because it's the most hard match".

Sports Arsenal announce the departure of Ivan Gazidis
Author: 0 Arsenal announce the departure of Ivan Gazidis

Following the latter, the club agreed a two-year deal to retain Wenger at the club, although the Frenchman departed his role as manager in 2018. Raul Sanllehi , who arrived from Barcelona last season, and Vinai Venkatesham will effectively replace Gazidis - who has earned £20.9million since arriving at Arsenal in 2009 -at the helm.

Author: 0 UEFA to review Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card on September 27

Ronaldo was shown a straight red card after appearing to raise his hand to Murillo, the defender tumbling to the ground and reacting to the Portugal global pulling at his hair. "It was spotted by the additional assistant, standing behind the goal , who may have thought Ronaldo threw an elbow but that was not the case". Can's Juventus will be without Ronaldo for their next Champions League group match against Young Boys on October 2.

Sports Ivan Rakitic wants more from hat-trick hero Lionel Messi
Author: 0 Ivan Rakitic wants more from hat-trick hero Lionel Messi

Barca got on the score sheet at home, when Messi curled home a stunning free-kick before the break. Dembele lashed home Barcelona's second from long range in the 74th minute before Messi rounded off another dazzling display despite French defender Samuel Umtiti's late red card for two bookable offences.

Author: 0 Timberwolves star Butler reportedly requests trade

The addition of Jimmy Butler would give the Spurs a formidable trio of All-NBA players in their prime and one of the most talented rosters in the league. One possible concern they face is trying to accommodate Butler's $19.84 million salary for the upcoming campaign, given that they're already set to pay a luxury tax this season.

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