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Sport Captain Cahill and Conte bemoan loss of 'top player' Matic to United
Author: 0 Captain Cahill and Conte bemoan loss of 'top player' Matic to United

Matic was speaking after making his competitive United debut, playing the entirety of Tuesday's 2-1 UEFA Super Cup loss to Real Madrid despite only having had 45 pre-season minutes in red under his belt. Conte has brought in striker Alvaro Morata , holding midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and defender Antonio Rudiger this summer but he's lost Nemanja Matic , John Terry , Nathan Ake and Nathaniel Chalobah permanently, while Ruben Loftus-Cheek is one of several youngsters to depart on loan.

Sport Emma Coburn takes steeplechase gold in thrilling final
Author: 0 Emma Coburn takes steeplechase gold in thrilling final

And that's exactly what she encountered during Friday's final, except this time Coburn emerged as the best of the best. "I never expected to win in that time but I kept pressing". Heading into the IAAF World Championships this week in London, Coburn said she expected to face a similarly competitive field. Earlier this week, Evan Jager became the first American to medal in the event at the world championships when he took bronze.

Sport Can Chelsea repeat as Premier League champions?
Author: 0 Can Chelsea repeat as Premier League champions?

That's not easy to say as a Liverpool fan but I do like the way Manchester United are looking in terms from their perspective. "I repeat: my only task is to focus on the pitch, what happens on the pitch, during the training session to work with my players".

Sport Nadal upset by Canadian teenager in Montreal
Author: 0 Nadal upset by Canadian teenager in Montreal

He advanced to a third-round meeting with Rafael Nadal , the top seed and a three-time Rogers Cup victor. However, Nadal, who has one of the best defences in the sport, is unlikely to be troubled. "It seems very far, yet it's very near so he just has to stay focused". "I have to adjust my game a little bit just because the bounce of the ball is so much higher here than at Wimbledon, and there's wind, which in Wimbledon we didn't have much of".

Sport I am not looking for any sympathy from anyone - Antonio Conte
Author: 0 I am not looking for any sympathy from anyone - Antonio Conte

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger however blamed Conte and his chiefs for their current situation stressing that he should stop complaining about his squad. Mourinho is quoted by the Daily Star as having said that despite being a "giant" club, United can not depend on it's reputation alone to compete for major titles.

Sport LA City Council Unanimously Approves 2028 Olympics Deal
Author: 0 LA City Council Unanimously Approves 2028 Olympics Deal

The council vote comes less than two weeks after LA 2028 and the International Olympic Committee reached a record-setting agreement for the city to host the 2028 Games. However, both Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon have submitted letters to the council stating their support for the '28 bid and commitment to work to secure the funding, which would be used to cover any budget overruns.

Sport Former Chelsea Star: Why Mourinho Will Win The EPL With Man Utd
Author: 0 Former Chelsea Star: Why Mourinho Will Win The EPL With Man Utd

Our fans really get behind us and they're going to step it up even more because they know we need them even more. Success will be largely dependent on whether Tottenham can replicate its home form from last season - winning 17 of 19 Premier League games and drawing the other two.

Sport OFFICIAL Arsenal XI for Leicester in EPL opener
Author: 0 OFFICIAL Arsenal XI for Leicester in EPL opener

Last season, there was an expectation at the beginning of the year that the title would be fought out between the two Manchester sides, with their brand new managers recommencing their rivalry from their years at the start of the decade in La Liga.

Sport Man United's Mourinho: Prem title more realistic than last season
Author: 0 Man United's Mourinho: Prem title more realistic than last season

The 20-year-old Scot featured on four occasions during United's pre-season tour and netted his first-ever senior goal in the 3-0 win over Valerenga. Bringing the 36-year-old back to Old Trafford on a short term deal is a no brainer for the management at Manchester United .

Sport Conte wants more Chelsea signings to cope with Champions League
Author: 0 Conte wants more Chelsea signings to cope with Champions League

The Blues will be hoping to get three points on the board early on in this Premier League campaign, as they look to retain their crown in what promises to be the most competitive season to date. "And I do not think he likes it and I do not think he agrees with it because he said he has to strengthen now and fill that gap". A Chelsea spokesman intervened, saying: "Nothing to report on that".

Sport Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams, acquire Matthews
Author: 0 Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams, acquire Matthews

Gaines from the Los Angeles Rams . And keep in mind that would be a 30-50 pass increase over last season. Watkins, despite a host of injury problems, is a clear upgrade from Matthews, while Darby is the second cornerback to leave Western New York since free agency began in the spring, following Stephon Gilmore's move to the Patriots.

Sport Miami Dolphins ride David Fales to rally past Atlanta Falcons
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins ride David Fales to rally past Atlanta Falcons

Freeman and Coleman, who combined for 1,599 rushing yards, and 85 receptions, 883 receiving yards and 24 combined touchdowns, helped to power the Falcons to Super Bowl LI. Alterraun Verner looked solid during limited snaps and had one nice pass breakup. Cutler came out of retirement earlier this week and signed with Miami .

Sport Isco has signed new contract — Real Madrid
Author: 0 Isco has signed new contract — Real Madrid

Meanwhile, Manchester United are said to have failed in their bid to sign Los Blancos youngster Miguel Gutierrez. Former Spain coach, Vicente del Bosque, has compared Zinedine Zidane's all-conquering Real Madrid team, to the Barcelona side managed by Pep Guardiola between 2008 and 2012.

Sport Vardy laments another late Leicester reverse at Arsenal
Author: 0 Vardy laments another late Leicester reverse at Arsenal

Lacazette scored inside the first two minutes, before goals from Shinji Okazaki and Jamie Vardy gave the Foxes the lead. The first came from Arsenal's summer signing Lacazette, courtesy of an excellent header. They have not been helped by Petr Cech , who's also looked panic-stricken at times. But the Gunners were still able to equalise on the final play of the first half.

Sport Ravens say Joe Flacco will be ready for Week 1
Author: 0 Ravens say Joe Flacco will be ready for Week 1

In the last two-plus weeks, the Ravens have lost three offensive linemen projected to either be starters or top reserves for the entire season: Lewis; starting center candidate John Urschel , who chose to retire on the morning of the team's first training camp workout; and rookie fourth-round guard Nico Siragusa , who tore up his knee in practice.

Sport Guardiola: Man City to rein in spending after record outlay
Author: 0 Guardiola: Man City to rein in spending after record outlay

The full backs are young - Mendy, Kyle, Danilo. The Brazil star was a crucial first team player and his departure has handed Barca the unenviable task of trying to replace him, and if Busquets were to leave too, that would be hugely detrimental to the team.

Sport We're buying three more players - Guardiola
Author: 0 We're buying three more players - Guardiola

And if they lose Philippe Coutinho between now and the end of the transfer window they won't reach the top four. "It will not be easy but we travel to win the game". But not what happened this summer. "We had one of the oldest teams in the Premier League so we made a decision to put energy in the team for the next five, six years", he said.

Sport Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy to miss season with knee injury
Author: 0 Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy to miss season with knee injury

He started vs. the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night and played through several possessions in the first quarter. He was attended to trainers before leaving the field. A full-time starter previous year, Smith saw his pass-rushing productivity decline. Only Ryan Kerrigan finished 2016 with more sacks on the team. Prior to this season, Murphy has only missed one game in his career due to injury.

Sport Bills trade Watkins to Rams; get Matthews from Eagles
Author: 0 Bills trade Watkins to Rams; get Matthews from Eagles

Gaines from the Rams. The 2011 South Fort Myers high school graduate went to Clemson University where he broke records and entered the draft in 2014. Matthews was in exclusive company as a three-year veteran of the Eagles , posting 225 catches and 2,673 yards in his first trio of seasons with the team, but after Phialdelphia's offseason additions of Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith, not to mention a summer emergence by former first-round draft pick Nelson Agholor, Matthews was apparently ...

Sport Marlins Owner Agrees To Sell Team To Derek Jeter Group
Author: 0 Marlins Owner Agrees To Sell Team To Derek Jeter Group

Miami businessman Jorge Mas also pursued the team and met with Marlins officials this week but did not match the $1.2 billion bid of the Sherman and Jeter group. Major League Baseball owners meet next week in Chicago, where the Marlins situation may be discussed. Jeter, who retired from playing after the 2014 season, lives in Tampa, Florida, with his wife, supermodel Hannah Davis, who is expecting the couple's first child.

Author: 0 Liverpool's owners insists that Philippe Coutinho will not be sold to Barcelona

Gray's signing could have cast further doubt over Deeney's future but, asked if he would stay, Silva said: " Of course, he's our player and our captain and he's one player we hope to keep ". Coutinho is understood to have submitted the transfer request personally via email . Sadio Mane should take his place in the front three after recovering from a knee injury that he sustained towards the end of last season while Roberto Firmino will lead the line up front.

Sport Morata: Criticism pre-mature and unfair
Author: 0 Morata: Criticism pre-mature and unfair

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata says he is motivated to prove his critics wrong who are "killing him" after making his debut for the club. Morata, who joined from Real Madrid for a reported initial fee of £58million, had only made two International Champions Cup appearances for Chelsea prior to last Sunday's encounter following a lengthy transfer saga.

Sport Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola makes Sergio Busquets enquiry
Author: 0 Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola makes Sergio Busquets enquiry

Silva scored eight goals and created nine assists in 37 Ligue 1 appearances for Monaco last season. But Ilkay's comeback is nearly here, and according to Guardiola Gundogan could make his return as early as City's friendly with Girona scheduled for next week, depending on what the doctors say.

Sport West Ham Makes Club Record Bid for William Carvalho
Author: 0 West Ham Makes Club Record Bid for William Carvalho

West Ham have moved a step close to landing Tottenham target William Carvalho after the club reached a verbal agreement with the player. The 25-year-old Carvalho has been a target of numerous Premier League clubs over the years, though Lisbon have proven very hard to deal with over a transfer.

Sport Brighton vs Manchester City 12 August 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 Brighton vs Manchester City 12 August 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Rattled by a chastening first season in England, Pep Guardiola has gone back to the drawing board in an attempt to fashion Manchester City into Premier League champions. Guardiola also prioritised restructuring his defence, but his emphasis was on fullbacks where he said he needed four signings in that department. We did it earlier.

Sport Former Vanderbilt star Jordan Matthews traded to the Buffalo Bills
Author: 0 Former Vanderbilt star Jordan Matthews traded to the Buffalo Bills

Matthews, along with a 2018 third-round pick, was traded from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Bills for cornerback Ronald Darby . In his short career, Matthews has recorded 225 receptions for 2,673 and 19 touchdowns. Matthews is entering the final season of his rookie contract. With the Bills shifting to more of a zone coverage scheme defensively, Darby's on field value for Buffalo may not have been as high as it might be for other National Football League clubs.