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Sport Mourinho blames lack of focus for Pogba club form
Author: 0 Mourinho blames lack of focus for Pogba club form

One man who would have been happy with his performances in Russian Federation will be Man United manager, Jose Mourinho . The former Man United midfielder has been a long-standing critic of the Frenchman and has continued his cutting assessments ahead of the new season, suggesting he only plays well "one in every three or four games ".

Sport Tony Bellew causes stir after giving his opinion about Liverpool signing Alisson
Author: 0 Tony Bellew causes stir after giving his opinion about Liverpool signing Alisson

Jurgen Klopp's side are now currently priced at around 4/1 (second favourites behind Manchester City ) to win the league for the first time since 1990. The last major trophy Liverpool won was in 2006 when they beat West Ham on penalties in the FA Cup final. McManaman accepts the pathway to first team football has become even more rocky now but thinks there is one prodigious talent ready to make his mark.

Sport Tour chief slams farmers as Thomas suffers from gas
Author: 0 Tour chief slams farmers as Thomas suffers from gas

During the press conference , Brailsford was asked about Gianni Moscon - thrown off the race for punching a fellow competitor - the DCMS report and the hostile environment Team Sky have raced under during this year's Tour. Jeff Pachoud / AFP/Getty Images Great Britain's Geraint Thomas , right, wearing the leader's yellow jersey, and other riders wait for the race to resume.

Sport Pep Guardiola: 'Almost impossible' for Manchester City to break own records
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: 'Almost impossible' for Manchester City to break own records

We have three more years of contract, but the results will dictate what will happen in the future. We can handle players in different positions and we'll see in the last days - we'll decide to buy one player or wait till next season. I'm here, I'm part of the team, I'm part of the squad. "That's the most important thing - to be consistent, and to arrive in April and May and be there for the title".

Sport Brit Mike Manley replaces Sergio Marchionne as CEO of FCA Group
Author: 0 Brit Mike Manley replaces Sergio Marchionne as CEO of FCA Group

Marchionne had been due to step down next April. The Italian-Canadian executive was due to retire in May 2019 , but his ailing condition necessitated an acceleration in the CEO succession plan, the conglomerate stated. He's being replaced by Mike Manley , who oversaw the Jeep and Ram brands, effective immediately. Both brands have formed the leading edge of FCA's North American strategy to move away from passenger vehicle production and focus on SUVs and trucks to meet market demand.

Sport Seeded Cornet beats Minella in Gstaad clay-court final
Author: 0 Seeded Cornet beats Minella in Gstaad clay-court final

But it was not all plain sailing as Luxembourg's Minella fought hard in her first WTA singles final at the age of 32, eight months after giving birth to her first child. Bouchard's strong performance at the Swiss Open, where she advanced to the semifinals , helped solidify her spot in Montreal. "She got me on the back foot from the beginning".

Sport Tiger looms large as Spieth shares Open lead
Author: 0 Tiger looms large as Spieth shares Open lead

Kisner, Schauffele and Spieth are tied on nine-under-par 204, two shots clear of another American, Kevin Chappell. Tiger Woods says not being able to convert a one-shot lead at the Open Championship into a shock 15th major title is "going to sting".

Sport Valverde is a candidate for 'The Best' Coach 2018
Author: 0 Valverde is a candidate for 'The Best' Coach 2018

World Cup victor Didier Deschamps of France also makes the 10-man shortlist, along with Croatia's Zlatko Dalic, whose side finished runners-up in Moscow. The other two awards are "The Best FIFA Men's Coach" and "The Best FIFA Women's Player". Four women and six men are part of the 10-candidate list for the women's coach of the year award.

Sport Roma win race to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux
Author: 0 Roma win race to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux

Bordeaux did not confirm the transfer fee, although the talks between the two clubs last week concerned a fee between 38 and 40 million euros ($46.8 million). Barcelona praised him as a "daring, pacey forward with an ability to shoot from distance" who has "a great future ahead of him". He stands out due to his electrifying pace and his technique with the ball at his feet.

Sport Kane included, Neymar snubbed in FIFA's 10-man 'The Best' nominees list
Author: 0 Kane included, Neymar snubbed in FIFA's 10-man 'The Best' nominees list

This is the third edition of the Best FIFA awards following the end of a six-year merger between the FIFA honour and France Football's Ballon d'Or in 2016. The Portugal captain has now joined Juventus , but as the award is based on the period from 3 July 2017- 15 July 2018 (World Cup final day), his performances in Italy will not affect this.

Sport Kawhi Leonard to attend Team USA camp this week in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard to attend Team USA camp this week in Las Vegas

It showed that whether or not Raptor fans are happy about getting Kawhi Leonard , they will miss their homegrown superstar. Seemingly a man of few words, Leonard (and the advisors within his close circle) made it clear that he didn't want to be a Spur any longer over the course of the a year ago, which forced his trade to the Toronto Raptors last week.

Author: 0 Mesut Ozil supported by Kevin-Prince Boateng and Fatau Dauda

In a lengthy statement released on Monday, Ozil said he received hate mail and threats and was being blamed for Germany's disappointing group-stage exit at the World Cup . Although Jerome Boateng, a player mentioned in the German football association's (DFB) statement that admitted the organization had not done enough to protect Ozil but rebuked accusations of racism, posted a snap with the pair with the caption " It was a pleasure Abi ", there was no condemnation or commendation of ...

Sport French farmers bring Tour de France to standstill with protest
Author: 0 French farmers bring Tour de France to standstill with protest

Riders with Britain's Geraint Thomas , wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, wait on the road after a farmer's protest interrupted the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France . Tour organisers had previously urged spectators not to use flares due to a potential risk to riders. Ahead of the Tour, 33-year-old Froome had been under an anti-doping cloud after he was found to have more than the permissible level of asthma drug salbutamol in his urine at last September's Vuelta a España.

Sport Mesut Ozil named in Arsenal squad for Singapore tour
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil named in Arsenal squad for Singapore tour

Ozil has quit the German national team citing the controversy over a photograph with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as reason for his decision. Ozil's lengthy letter also saw him make inflammatory accusations against German politicians and some fans, as he elaborated on how he felt his Turkish roots had been disrespected, treatment he felt amounted to "racism".

Sport The Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes already look over
Author: 0 The Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes already look over

Anthony will receive his $27.9 million salary in full after his release by the Atlanta Hawks . The 34-year-old forward reportedly received a buyout from Atlanta and is prepared to sign a one-year, $2.4 million contract with Houston . Last year, the legend of Hoodie Melo was born ahead of Carmelo Anthony's lone season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. But, Houston is confident Anthony will embrace his new role, the report says.

Author: 0 Tour de France is Geraint Thomas's to lose, according to Bradley Wiggins

Gianni Moscon will play no further part in this year's race after attacking Elie Gesbert. But, replying in French to one journalist, he possibly let slip the key to Sky's internal race strategy. The man in front of him in the yellow jersey. France's Romain Bardet , fifth overall, attacked in the descent from the Pic de Nore and went off the road, in a desperate attempt to unsettle his rivals.

Sport Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes in CFL
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes in CFL

Manziel has yet to play in a meaningful game this season, sitting behind Jeremiah Masoli in Hamilton. In two preseason games, the former Texas &M star was 21 of 32 for 168 yards and a touchdown. However, he will likely play for a Montreal team that has scored only 69 points through the team's first five games. On defence rookie Vantrel McMillan could be an option at defensive end as an American, Jesse Joseph, Jean-Samuel Blanc and 2018 third-round pick, Bo Banner give the Alouettes ...

Sport Man City keeper Hart eager for permanent move after two loans
Author: 0 Man City keeper Hart eager for permanent move after two loans

Firstly though, the West-Yorkshire club need to do what they can to make a move happen. "They are one of the best teams in the world and I don't have any doubt that he can take any trophy again this year and why not the best trophy that the club is fighting for from a long time ago, the Champions League".

Sport Odds Fall Drastically On Centre Back Joining Manchester United
Author: 0 Odds Fall Drastically On Centre Back Joining Manchester United

Mourinho is said to have doubts about both Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof and also feels that the signing of Diego Dalot from Porto has relieved fullback issues sufficiently to allow the pursuit of a central defender. However, one major snag is that the summer transfer window is scheduled to close on August 9, when Three Lions squad members to the summer World Cup will be returning from their extended vacation.

Sport DeRozan thanks Toronto fans: 'You embraced me as one of your own'
Author: 0 DeRozan thanks Toronto fans: 'You embraced me as one of your own'

DeMar DeRozan #10 of the Toronto Raptors looks on in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2018 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto , Ontario, Canada. Leonard finished that 2015-16 campaign averaging 21.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.8 steals and a block over 72 games. It's always been reported that Leonard plans to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers when he becomes a free agent.

Sport Francesco Molinari wins Open as Tiger Woods falls short
Author: 0 Francesco Molinari wins Open as Tiger Woods falls short

Woods finished where he started Sunday, at 5 under, shooting a final-round 71 to finish 3 strokes behind champion Francesco Molinari - Woods' playing partner in the final round. Italy's Francesco Molinari won the British Open at Carnoustie on Sunday after a final round of 69 saw him finish on eight under par. Tiger Woods rattled off six birdies in 11 holes during the third round of The Open Championship at Carnoustie en route to a 5-under 66.

Sport Hamilton retakes F1 lead with ‘miracle’ victory in Germany
Author: 0 Hamilton retakes F1 lead with ‘miracle’ victory in Germany

The incident came while the safety auto was deployed following Vettel's crash. The championship leader will start alongside Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas . Sebastian Vettel looks dismayed after sliding out. "I didn't really understand exactly what had happened so in my mind I was thinking get the auto back to the track, but they asked me to turn the vehicle off", said Hamilton, his dreams of a record-equalling fourth German GP win seemingly in tatters.

Sport Cubs give child a baseball to right a wrong by another fan
Author: 0 Cubs give child a baseball to right a wrong by another fan

One person defending the move responding to the tweet, "I like this guy, and he's got a pair of incredible shades on". A man just behind the kid snatched it up, and the kid was left without a ball. The internet's opinion on the man is probably already set in stone, and it's definitely fair to question him for turning and presenting the ball like it was a rare gem.

Sport Liverpool's Loris Karius slams critics after Dortmund loss; Mohamed Salah offers support
Author: 0 Liverpool's Loris Karius slams critics after Dortmund loss; Mohamed Salah offers support

Matip's last appearance of 2017/18 came in March, with the Cameroon centre-back sustaining a thigh injury against Crystal Palace and subsequently undergoing an operation. He has not had a meeting with Klopp to discuss his decision to pursue Alisson but Karius told Sky Germany that he was unaware that Liverpool were after the Brazil global and, as a result , he could not give guarantees about whether he will stay on Merseyside.

Author: 0 Alouettes acquire Manziel from Ticats

For the Alouettes, adding a dynamic, talented quarterback with the potential of Manziel makes sense. Manziel joined the CFL on a two-year deal with Hamilton with hopes of jump-starting his career, but couldn't overtake quarterback Jeremiah Masoli for the starting job.

Sport Neymar speaks on relationship with Mbappe
Author: 0 Neymar speaks on relationship with Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain winger Neymar rules out the possibility of leaving the club this summer despite speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid . Neymar scored 19 goals in 20 league matches with £162m teenager Mbappe hitting 13 in 24 to help PSG regain the French title a year after losing out to Monaco .

Sport Trey Gowdy says Russian meddling clear, Donald Trump must 'act like it'
Author: 0 Trey Gowdy says Russian meddling clear, Donald Trump must 'act like it'

Mr Coats also revealed in the interview with NBC's Andrea Mitchell that he was unaware of what transpired in the private meeting between Mr Trump and Mr Putin in Helsinki , and restated without equivocation his belief that Russian Federation continues to pose a threat to the American electoral system.

Sport Liverpool's Loris Karius and Iker Casillas respond to hateful critics
Author: 0 Liverpool's Loris Karius and Iker Casillas respond to hateful critics

Sturridge featured for Liverpool in their pre-season friendly match against Borussia Dortmund on Sunday. There was a blow for Liverpool midway through the first half when Joel Matip - who has only recently returned from injury - limped off with what looked like a thigh problem, being replaced at the heart of the defence by Joe Gomez .

Sport Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's Alisson is 'desperate' to make debut
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's Alisson is 'desperate' to make debut

On Saturday, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp embodied this epigram, as he admitted that his opinion on exorbitant transfer spending has "evolved". That is the truth. "Better players than we already have are not waiting around the corner. It is the same for all positions". "My responsibility is for this club to be as successful as possible".

Sport EPL: Manchester United reveal captain ahead of 2018/2019 season
Author: 0 EPL: Manchester United reveal captain ahead of 2018/2019 season

Players such as Romelu Lukaku , Paul Pogba and Jessie Lingard are missing from Man Utd's preseason tour of the United States after playing for their nations in the World Cup, and several young players have been given their chance to show what they can do in a Man Utd shirt.

Sport England end Blitzboks' World Cup dream
Author: 0 England end Blitzboks' World Cup dream

England closed the gap again with Ruaridh McConnochie palming off defenders to cross in the corner. New Zealand opened the scoring through a try through Joe Ravouvou and Fiji were on the board soon after when Semi Radradra bulldozed his way to the line to give his side a 7-5 lead.

Author: 0 England beat South Africa to reach World Cup Sevens final

The Cup quarters start at 10.32am tomorrow. England did not get over the halfway line until the final minute of the first half. Molia grabbed his second try when he flopped over from a ruck after more concerted pressure by New Zealand , who had a penalty advantage.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods has mixed bag and another 71 at British Open

His round of 65 lifted him to nine-under par and ensured he will be in the last pairing for Sunday's final round, out on the the course at 2.45pm BST. Woods finally prevailed on the first hole of sudden death with a par. Heading out early, and dealing with cross-winds, the world number eight found himself in as rotten position at the Par 4 second hole.