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Sport Bookies are paying out on Stoke's relegation following Paul Lambert's appointment
Author: 0 Bookies are paying out on Stoke's relegation following Paul Lambert's appointment

With the club having dropped into the relegation zone, the final straw for the Stoke hierarchy was an FA Cup Third Round defeat to League Two outfit Coventry City. Prior to that the Glaswegian had an unremarkable time in charge of Blackburn Rovers and almost took Villa down. Stoke chairman Peter Coates says " Paul greatly impressed us with his knowledge of our squad and had a clear plan of how he would improve our results ".

Sport Chelsea star upset with fans post goalless draw against Leicester City
Author: 0 Chelsea star upset with fans post goalless draw against Leicester City

This would have been one thing that would have seriously disappointed the fans, who would have expected more from their team. Barkley would be an asset to start the game given the fact Conte believes so many of his players are exhausted. It has always been apparent that backup striker Michy Batshauyi isn't someone Conte believes can step up and take the pressure off Morata (or Costa before him), and so multiple target-men have been lined up.

Sport Antonio Conte sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Antonio Conte sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Alvaro Morata

Speaking to the press, Conte said: "We played with nearly the same players as we did against Arsenal on Wednesday night, and my plan was to play a rotated side in the FA Cup this week". They could win their opening two top-flight matches of a calendar year for the first time since 1984. "We didn't play well but that's when we need the fans behind us".

Sport Modi receives Netanyahu in Delhi
Author: 0 Modi receives Netanyahu in Delhi

However, the formal ceremony to rename the landmark took place after Prime Minister Netanyahu landed in Delhi on January 14. Teen Murti Bhavan, the residence of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and now a museum, is at the Teen Murti crossing.

Author: 0 Mariota 'embarrassed' by Titans loss to Patriots

Headlining Tennessee's defensive improvement was the play of linebacker Wesley Woodyard who would lead the team with 124 tackles to go along with 5 sacks. Steelers receiver Antonio Brown caught seven passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns. Tom Brady has given no indication that he may decide to call it quits should the Patriots win another Super Bowl .

Sport Davis scores season-high 48 as Pelicans top Knicks in overtime
Author: 0 Davis scores season-high 48 as Pelicans top Knicks in overtime

Davis tallied 36 points, nine rebounds, and two blocks showing no ill effects on the sore ankle. Heat center Hassan Whiteside added 15 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks as Miami now has the longest active win streak in the National Basketball Association, tied with the Boston Celtics.

Sport Paige VanZant finishes fight after breaking arm on spinning back fist
Author: 0 Paige VanZant finishes fight after breaking arm on spinning back fist

Tvs, guitars, dvds, POP, video games. When VanZant looked to take the fight to the ground again in the second round, Rose-Clark made the most of it one more time when she almost secured a fight-ending triangle choke. Jessica-Rose Clark spent two rounds beating Paige VanZant on the mat and one mostly enduring against her on the feet, and in the end the math worked out in her favor.

Sport Ex-West Bromwich Albion striker Cyrille Regis dies aged 59
Author: 0 Ex-West Bromwich Albion striker Cyrille Regis dies aged 59

Regis was born on February 9, 1958 in the South American country French Guiana, to Robert and Mathile Regis. In a stellar career, Regis also played for Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wycombe Wanderers and Chester City. His final cap came against Turkey in October 1987. Cyrille Regis had worked as a coach and later a football agent after retiring from the game in 1996.

Sport Edmund out-guns Anderson for first-round shock
Author: 0 Edmund out-guns Anderson for first-round shock

It marked Anderson's sixth first-round exit in 10 appearances at the year's opening grand slam. Just getting through a tough match like that. "Really happy", said the 23-year-old Edmund, who was born in South Africa but moved to England at the age of three.

Author: 0 Homefield advantage pays off as the Eagles outlast Atlanta

Soon after, the Eagles clinched their spot in the NFC Championship game, which will be played next Sunday at 6:30 p.m.at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles now await the victor of Sunday's Vikings-Saints game. Ajayi, who ran for 54 yards, caught three passes for 44 yards. The Falcons' 14 play, 74 yard drive that lasted 5:04 could've ended, and let's be honest here, should have ended with the Eagles down by two points with less than a minute left to play.

Sport Liverpool End Manchester City Premier League Unbeaten Run
Author: 0 Liverpool End Manchester City Premier League Unbeaten Run

A blistering start to the second half saw Liverpool roar into a 4-1 lead thanks to goals from Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah , but City threatened an unlikely comeback thanks to late efforts from Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan .

Sport Day one snapshot from the Australian Open
Author: 0 Day one snapshot from the Australian Open

The fifth seed and last year's finalist was shocked 6-3, 7-5 in the first round by the world number 78 in just under two hours on Rod Laver Arena. After denying Venus in last year's final, Serena Williams was unable to defend her crown following the birth last September of her first child.

Sport Chelsea's official Twitter account 'likes' odd tweet about Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea's official Twitter account 'likes' odd tweet about Antonio Conte

Conte has not held back in his criticism of Chelsea's transfer policy and his lack of access to the purse strings, and in term, the Stamford Bridge hierarchy are said to be growing impatient with the 48-year-old. The Foxes overwhelmed until the point that the second-half sending off of Ben Chilwell , for two yellow cards, and the Blues' execution was tiresome.

Sport Gayle King: Oprah isn't running for president, except if she is
Author: 0 Gayle King: Oprah isn't running for president, except if she is

Vice reported that compared to most celebrities, Oprah has done more to make a change. President Donald Trump then commented that , while he likes Oprah , he doesn't think she will run but it would be fun if she did. The President has spoken warmly of Winfrey in the past, tweeting in 2012: "I adore Oprah ". "It's not a change from her". JEREMY YOUNG: I think that certainly some Democrats would be very happy to see an African American woman as the standard bearer and I would ...

Sport Francis Coquelin:
Author: 0 Francis Coquelin: "The training is intense, I have really enjoyed it".

What was said for you to join Arsenal? The youngster made his first-team debut in a 6-0 victory over Sheffield United just a few months after arriving in England. "I am at an age that I need a long-term project. I am really grateful for that and I wish him all the very best". "I spoke on the phone, we had a good contact, a good conversation, so I am very happy to be here today", Coquelin said.

Sport Bencic stuns last year's finalist Venus at Australian Open
Author: 0 Bencic stuns last year's finalist Venus at Australian Open

Williams was one of the favorites to win it before play started, despite her tough opener against Bencic. However, the time lost did not hurt Bencic's confidence who hit the ball early, hit incredible angles from her forehand and most importantly, didn't allow Venus to get into the contest with her big serve.

Sport Jose Mourinho: David De Gea to Be Offered New Manchester United Contract
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: David De Gea to Be Offered New Manchester United Contract

Romelu Lukaku to score anytime and Manchester United to win is 6/5. Manchester United are overwhelming favourites to win this game , at 1/5. Manchester United are now preparing for their home Premier League clash against Stoke City at Old Trafford on Monday night as they look to try and keep pace with Manchester City at the top of the table.

Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois criticises Chelsea fans for booing in Leicester draw

Conte added: "I am fully committed to Chelsea , to work with my players to try to improve the club in the football aspect". Who could replace Antonio Conte as Chelsea manager? The Blues were booed off against 10-man Leicester after going a third straight game without scoring and Conte pointed the finger at himself afterwards.

Sport Chelsea fans destroy Antonio Conte for ridiculous decision during Leicester City draw
Author: 0 Chelsea fans destroy Antonio Conte for ridiculous decision during Leicester City draw

Unimpressed, the Portuguese responded with a dig relating to the four-month ban the Italian served for failing to report alleged match fixing - which he was later acquitted of - while at Siena in 2011. Chelsea are scheduled to play United at Old Trafford on February 25, unless the Blues reach the Carabao Cup final at Wembley on the same day. "I have great admiration for great players, I think Alexis Sanchez is one of these players", Conte was quoted as saying by Goal .

Author: 0 Daniel Amartey shines as Leicester City held Chelsea

A smattering of dissent could be heard during Saturday's Premier League clash with Leicester, which was Chelsea's third goalless draw in a week. "But we knew we were playing against a good opponent, maybe the worst opponent we could have played in this moment".

Sport Aubameyang suspended as Borussia Dortmund host Wolfsburg
Author: 0 Aubameyang suspended as Borussia Dortmund host Wolfsburg

The game was a 0-0 draw and Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said he expected Aubameyang to turn up for training on Monday. "We missed his goals today, that was obvious, and we hope that we won't be without him again for more games after another dumb mistake".

Sport Atteso in città tra domenica e lunedì
Author: 0 Atteso in città tra domenica e lunedì

Intanto, per Lisandro Lopez siamo in pieno countdown. Pur essendo quasi ventinovenne, Lisandro Lopez rappresenta un elemento molto interessante per la retroguardia di Spalletti , che finalmente potrà avere un'alternativa in più rispetto a Skriniar, Miranda e Ranocchia .

Sport Joseph Parker heading to United Kingdom as Anthony Joshua finalization looms
Author: 0 Joseph Parker heading to United Kingdom as Anthony Joshua finalization looms

However progress was made shortly before the new year, with Parker's co-promoter David Higgins revealing that his boxer had accepted between 30 to 35 per cent of the purse. "But it's interesting, let's just say I've done the hard work, I've managed to keep the four belts and I've got to put everything on the line to bring them back home so it's a real tough one".

Author: 0 Arsenal sits Sanchez amid rampant Manchester trade rumours

Manchester City are unwilling to pay more than £20m for the player whose deal at Arsenal expires in the summer, while title rivals Manchester United also want to sign the Chile worldwide. "I don't know [where he will go], you have to ask him which is his choice". Cole, who played for Manchester United in the late 1990s and a crucial member of the 1999 Treble winning team has stated that Sanchez could be a game changer for us as we look to challenge City for the title.

Sport Ryan Giggs set to be unveiled as Wales manager on Monday
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs set to be unveiled as Wales manager on Monday

Ran Giggs is the favourite for the role, having been interviewed for the role last week, with Craig Bellamy, Coleman's former assistant Osian Roberts and Mark Bowen, who has left his position as Stoke assistant manager, also thought to be contenders.

Sport Former world number one Andy Roddick takes aim at Bernard Tomic
Author: 0 Former world number one Andy Roddick takes aim at Bernard Tomic

Tomic will miss his first grand slam tournament in seven years and his ranking will dip even lower than 142, where he now sits. However, despite reaching the third round at last year's Australian Open , the Aussie is likely to drop in the the rankings after failing to qualify this year.

Sport South Africa wins toss, bats in 2nd test against India
Author: 0 South Africa wins toss, bats in 2nd test against India

On India's 2013/14 tour of South Africa Rahane scored 47, 15, 51 not out and 96 in the two Test matches and looked one of the best-equipped Indian batsmen against pace. There was hardly anything for the fast bowlers at all. If not, this is set to be a run feast at the Centurion . It only helped that this is his home ground.

Sport Alabama losing offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to the NFL
Author: 0 Alabama losing offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to the NFL

Alabama will now be looking to hire both an offensive and defensive coordinator, after Jeremy Pruitt left his role with the Tide to become the head coach at Tennessee. Prior to that, he had stints in Kansas City, Miami and Cleveland as offensive coordinator. Serving as the Patriots tight ends coach, he was a part of their historic comeback over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI.

Sport Without Sanchez, Arsenal loses 2-1 to Bournemouth in EPL
Author: 0 Without Sanchez, Arsenal loses 2-1 to Bournemouth in EPL

They've displayed their ambitions by twice shattering their transfer record this season; first of all with the purchase of RB Leipzig's Naby Keita - though he likely won't be able to run out at Anfield until next season - for £66.4m; and most recently for the long-awaited arrival of Virgil van Dijk, who became the world's most expensive defender at £75m.

Sport Thibaut Courtois Hits Out at Stamford Bridge Boo Birds
Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois Hits Out at Stamford Bridge Boo Birds

The question, from Jason Cundy, wasn't about the crowd itself (it was about playing out from the back on the ground), but Courtois circled around to that issue as well. On the plus side, Courtois did make yet another excellent save, on a wide open header from Wilfred Ndidi to preserve at least a point for Chelsea .

Sport Gunners beaten by Bournemouth as Sanchez sits out
Author: 0 Gunners beaten by Bournemouth as Sanchez sits out

Gunners boss Wenger believes Sanchez could even yet still stay at Arsenal , even though he has refused to sign a new contract, with his current deal expiring in the summer. "From Wednesday night we had Jack, who was injured", Wenger said. Meanwhile, Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side are unbeaten in their last three top-flight games.

Sport Alexis Sanchez left out of Arsenal squad at Bournemouth
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez left out of Arsenal squad at Bournemouth

Ex-England centre-back Ferdinand, 39, won 14 trophies at Old Trafford from 2002-14. That could be less certain now though, Sanchez's preference is still understood to be City but if United go all out to sign the player he could easily change his mind.

Sport Patriots DC Matt Patricia expected to be next Lions head coach
Author: 0 Patriots DC Matt Patricia expected to be next Lions head coach

Patricia has a strong relationship with Detroit general manager Bob Quinn , the Patriots' former director of pro scouting. Patricia, who has been with the Patriots since 2004 and in his current post since 2012, was considered to be the frontrunner to land the Giants post , according to reports from the New York Daily News and Newsday.