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Sport Antonio Conte would be eager for Italy return - FIGC chief
Author: 0 Antonio Conte would be eager for Italy return - FIGC chief

It is still believed though that this will be Conte's last season at the London-based club with a mutual termination of the contract likely to be agreed till the end of the season. A Chelsea spokesman claimed the club is not responsible while Conte denies he is trying to find a way out of Stamford Bridge. "As you know very well, I trust my work and this is the only thing that I trust, my work".

Sport Guardiola laments more close shaves for Manchester City stars
Author: 0 Guardiola laments more close shaves for Manchester City stars

Aiming for a first away league win in three, City nearly added a second goal early in the second half as Sergio Aguero blasted into the back of substitute Matt Lowton from a good position and Ilkay Gundogan's attempt deflected over. Pardew changed to a 4-5-1 after that, moving Rodriguez wide left, McClean right, and bringing Field into the middle, but it didn't change much and De Bruyne grazed the bar from range soon after.

Sport Super Bowl 52: Rob Gronkowski 'super excited' after being cleared to play
Author: 0 Super Bowl 52: Rob Gronkowski 'super excited' after being cleared to play

Speaking to reporters in his first media availability since suffering a concussion during the AFC Championship Game, Gronkowski was asked if he thought Church made a dirty hit. Importance to the game's outcome: The Patriots are 9-3 when Gronk plays in the playoffs. They would not be in the Super Bowl with just a defence that was just average.

Sport Conor McGregor Reaffirms Plans to Fight in 2018
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Reaffirms Plans to Fight in 2018

He may be looking to add another one to the tally, judging from a video that Mayweather himself uploaded. However, while "Notorious" is as known as much for his trash-talking as his ability to strike and grapple, he was keeping a lid on the insults, saying Mayweather would earn respect by making the crossover.

Sport Tottenham complete signing of Lucas Moura from Paris St Germain
Author: 0 Tottenham complete signing of Lucas Moura from Paris St Germain

But for me it's very painful because it looks like we don't have a plan [for Foyth]. "He is my brother in football". I wish him the best. What's vital though is that the Brazil worldwide injects speed and trickery to the Spurs attack line, a trait that the team lacks, particularly following Georges-Kevin Nkoudou's move to Burnley.

Sport Sindhu beats Intanon to storm into final
Author: 0 Sindhu beats Intanon to storm into final

During her 21-10, 21-13 victory over Natalia Koch Rhode, Sindhu was not troubled by the Dane's attack as she had little difficulty in advancing. A title at home would be a ideal start for Sindhu in what will be another important year, in which the badminton star is expected to lead India's campaigns in Commonwealth and Asian Games amidst a packed worldwide schedule.

Sport Zinedine Zidane 'Not Thinking' About His Future as Mauricio Pochettino Rumours Emerge
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane 'Not Thinking' About His Future as Mauricio Pochettino Rumours Emerge

Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi and new Manchester United ace Alexis Sanchez were touted as potential candidates to join them with Benzema having scored just two La Liga goals in the opening half of the season. "When a game ends, you can say Cristiano could do better, but I'm happy with him". Oier made a brilliant one-handed save down to his left to deny Ramos, but just as a 1-1 draw looked likely, Isco came up with what seemed destined to be the winning goal.

Sport Riyad Mahrez goes awol after Man City transfer flops
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez goes awol after Man City transfer flops

Mahrez has since gone AWOL at Leicester and hasn't trained in the last four days. Swansea City extended its unbeaten run to seven games after Federico Fernandez's equaliser earned it a 1-1 draw against Leicester City . My only feelings are about my available players and as for Riyad we will see later. It is a situation between the club, myself and the player to manage calmly.

Sport Aaron Rodgers doesn't seem thrilled the Packers let his QB coach go
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers doesn't seem thrilled the Packers let his QB coach go

Van Pelt had served as the Packers' quarterbacks coach since 2014 and with the coaching staff since 2012. McCarthy has since hired Frank Cignetti Jr., who most recently worked for McAdoo in NY as the Giants' quarterbacks coach and also worked in New Orleans with McCarthy in 2000 and 2001, to replace Van Pelt.

Sport Norcross' Kamara named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
Author: 0 Norcross' Kamara named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

He came to prominence at Tennessee running for nearly 600 yards and scoring nine total touchdowns in his second season as a junior in 2016 before leaving school early for the NFL Draft . Kamara joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only rookies in NFL history to have at least five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown.

Sport Mourinho told Fellaini: 'Shut up and sign the contract'
Author: 0 Mourinho told Fellaini: 'Shut up and sign the contract'

Speaking ahead of the weekend's action, Mourinho revealed he spoke to Fellaini about his contract situation after the Tottenham defeat and game him something of a reality check. "Is not an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) or a complete rupture of any structure of the knee". The player has so far rejected an on offer from the club, with interest being shown in him from clubs in Turkey and Italy.

Sport Best NFL Players Not in the Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Best NFL Players Not in the Hall of Fame

He was a nine-time Pro Bowler and a five-time All-Pro and was named to the NFL's all-decade team of the 2000s. According to multiple reports, Randy Moss , Brian Urlacher , Ray Lewis , Brian Dawkins , Terrell Owens , Jerry Kramer, Robert Brazile and Bobby Beathard make up this year's class.

Sport Eagles superfan Bradley Cooper narrated the most intense Super Bowl hype video
Author: 0 Eagles superfan Bradley Cooper narrated the most intense Super Bowl hype video

Parks, the football coach at Delsea Regional High School in Franklinville, said his daughter planned to take him to the game "because I'm an avid Eagles fan". "And Tom Brady. Who cares about Tom Brady?" H. PARKS: Are you sure? I hate fans that are fans now that weren't fans. "I said let me just put these on Instagram because I look bad, but it's amusing and my friends will think it's hilarious".

Sport Batshuayi scores twice on Dortmund debut
Author: 0 Batshuayi scores twice on Dortmund debut

The performance for the 24-year-old Belgian global, who only had two training sessions with Dortmund, couldn't have been more satisfying when the Blacks and Yellows reaped the full points over bottom side Cologne after three straight draws.

Sport Get an early look at 12 ads from this year's Super Bowl
Author: 0 Get an early look at 12 ads from this year's Super Bowl

This year is particularly significant for NFL UK, as the Oakland Raiders will take on the Seattle Seahawks at the new 62,000 capacity stadium for London soccer club Tottenham Hotspur on October 14. With the game being played overnight in Britain, it allows a unique window for the sport to have no competition for viewers. Brands. In the week after Super Bowl LI, stock prices for YUM! went up $1.70, and YUM! beat earnings expectations in each of the first three quarters of 2017.

Sport Stunning Finish By Steff Evans As Wales Batter Scotland
Author: 0 Stunning Finish By Steff Evans As Wales Batter Scotland

And there were only five minutes to the break when Wales came under sustained pressure for the first time, facing a five-metre attacking Scottish scrum, but a handling error in midfield thwarted the Scots and Wales surged upfield through centre Hadleigh Parkes' lengthy touch-finder.

Sport Harry Kane: 'Tottenham Hotspur deserved bigger win over Manchester United'
Author: 0 Harry Kane: 'Tottenham Hotspur deserved bigger win over Manchester United'

With numerous record crowd of 82,011 still making their way to their seats at Wembley Stadium, Christian Eriksen scored just 11 seconds into the match to put the hosts up 1-0. "But I don't think the news is very good". United were fortunate it finished only 2-0 with Spurs missing a hatful of chances at Wembley - Mourinho tried to turn the tide of the game by introducing Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini , but the latter only lasted seven minutes.

Sport Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games
Author: 0 Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games

Mourinho, whose rivalry with Guardiola stretches back to a stormy relationship as bosses of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively, told a news conference yesterday that United are now playing for second place after falling 15 points behind City with defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Mourinho already planning to catch City next season

Click through the gallery to see some images from Spurs' 2-0 victory over United on Wednesday night! United are in second place, 15 points behind City with 13 matches left. The goal was symptomatic of a odd night for United, who sputtered through an underwhelming performance at Wembley Stadium. Both goals were ridiculous goals .

Sport Heat, Cavs and Celtics targeting Tyreke Evans?
Author: 0 Heat, Cavs and Celtics targeting Tyreke Evans?

In that sense, the Sixers could try to lace their own first-round pick with lottery protections that allow them to hedge against a possible postseason absence. In the two seasons after that, Evans constantly dealt with knee issues that forced him to undergo several procedures and miss a total of 88 games.

Sport England bring back Te'o for Italy opener
Author: 0 England bring back Te'o for Italy opener

Italy have selected seven Six Nations debutants for their opening match at home to England on Sunday, when lock Alessandro Zanni will win his 100th cap. Italy face the perennial problem of trying to make sure they are not beaten before they go out on the pitch, although an England side featuring several untested combinations could give them fresh hope that an upset is possible this time.

Sport Mourinho concedes title to Manchester City
Author: 0 Mourinho concedes title to Manchester City

City should have doubled the lead minutes later, when Silva centred from the left-hand by-line through the six-yard area, but Aguero hesitated, and De Bruyne, of all people, was guilty of a rare error when played clean through on goal, with the midfielder shooting directly at Foster.

Sport SA, India battle for top spot again
Author: 0 SA, India battle for top spot again

Earlier, boasting on a marvelous hundred by skipper Faf du Plessis , South Africa have set 270 runs as target for India in the first ODI match of the bilateral competition, which began on Thursday. "It's very different. We will have to figure out which player's game suits the team best in particular conditions that we play, at a particular spot", added Kohli.

Sport Jonny Evans: Northern Ireland defender set to miss trip to Manchester City
Author: 0 Jonny Evans: Northern Ireland defender set to miss trip to Manchester City

Arsene Wenger did manage to bring in one signing on deadline day, with striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joining in a club-record £ 60m deal from Borussia Dortmund. 'I sat here every week saying there was no point coming in late unless it was going to knock us off our chair. 'So they got probably the response they were expecting with that bid, I think '.

Sport History awaits Dravid's boys at Under 19 World Cup Final
Author: 0 History awaits Dravid's boys at Under 19 World Cup Final

Although the Indian middle order is yet to be truly tested, their bowling exploits too have been nothing short of splendid. "I know they play spin very well but I'm backing myself to take some wickets and not go for too many runs", he told cricket.com.au.

Author: 0 Conte's Chelsea exit likely as Italian Job waits

Already in crisis following Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup, emergency measures were imposed on the FIGC after four failed votes to elect a new president on Monday. Speaking to reporters, Fabbricini while ruling out Roberto Mancini's appointment, said, "Mancini was in Rome but we didn't contact him, Conte seems eager to wear Azzurro again, Ancelotti opens and closes the door and Ranieri isn't out either".