• Barca president refuses to rule out Pogba move
Barca president refuses to rule out Pogba move

The midfielder was arguably United's best player throughout, bossing the midfield while being the main creative outlet for the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Marcus Rashford. Mourinho, who has not been happy with how his side's preseason transpired, managed to bring in only three new faces in the latest English window, which closed on 9 August.

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  • Tiger Woods is ‘trending’ for one of USA’s four Ryder Cup wildcards
Tiger Woods is ‘trending’ for one of USA’s four Ryder Cup wildcards

Furyk said there is no defined number of players vying for the captain's picks and that the door is open for players now not on the radar to put themselves in position during the FedExCup Playoffs, which begin with next week's The Northern Trust in Paramus, N.J.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur begin Premier League season with entertaining win at Newcastle
Tottenham Hotspur begin Premier League season with entertaining win at Newcastle

Despite fan concerns over Tottenham's lack of activity during the transfer window, Pochettino's settled side are under way in their bid to continue the fine form that has brought top-three finishes in each of the past three seasons. "But I think with all the circumstances and how we prepared for the game with a lot of players only training from M...

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  • Rodgers has no excuses for loss as Boyata issue grows Soccer
Rodgers has no excuses for loss as Boyata issue grows Soccer

With Boyata AWOL and Kristoffer Ajer suspended, Rodgers will be forced to lean once more on the unfamiliar central defensive pairing of Jack Hendry and Jozo Simunovic in Athens. "First, we need the performance to be better than it was in the first leg and second, we want to try to win the match". "My concentration and focus is just to prepare the...

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  • Report indicates Jurgen Klopp's plans for Nat Phillips at Liverpool
Report indicates Jurgen Klopp's plans for Nat Phillips at Liverpool

The 32-year-old is entering the final year of his contract at the club and could be sold along with the likes of Pedro Chirivella, Lazar Markovic Divock Origi and Simon Mignolet. But it wasn't just the XI players on the pitch that Liverpool fans were pleased with. It was hardly what you would expect overall from a £36million signing.

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  • Ronaldo finally reveals why he chose to play for Juventus
Ronaldo finally reveals why he chose to play for Juventus

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor beat the offside trap with Federico Bernardeschi playing a ball over the top to put Ronaldo through one-on-one with the goalkeeper. Fans tried to get whatever autographs and photos they could - even stripping returning centre-back Leonardo Bonucci down to his underwear - before Ronaldo emerged from the changin...

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  • Emery picks Koscielny as Arsenal captain
Emery picks Koscielny as Arsenal captain

Pep Guardiola has underlined his desire to keep Raheem Sterling at Manchester City , despite talks over a new contract remaining on hold, after the England forward excelled to ruin Unai Emery's first Premier League game in charge of Arsenal .

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  • New Derby County defender Scott Malone: My Huddersfield shot well worth it
New Derby County defender Scott Malone: My Huddersfield shot well worth it

Lampard's first game in charge of Derby had been less impressive as they scraped a last-gasp victor at Reading . The visitors only held the lead for seven minutes as Derby levelled with a goal that will give Leeds keeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell nightmares.

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  • Paul Pogba captains Manchester United in Premier League opener against Leicester City
Paul Pogba captains Manchester United in Premier League opener against Leicester City

It's the last time I speak about it. "He seemed to be a leader in that dressing room and Jose knows he needs that out here at the start of the season". Showing few signs of rust despite only returning to training this week, the World Cup victor, wearing the captain's armband, impressed in possession and without it, leading by example and keepin...

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  • India vs England, 2nd Test: Rain stops play, India reeling at 11/2
India vs England, 2nd Test: Rain stops play, India reeling at 11/2

Meanwhile Chris Woakes marked his return to global cricket with two wickets for 19 runs in six overs, removing both India captain Virat Kohli (24) and Hardik Pandya (11) via slip catches by Jos Buttler. Anderson immediately jolted India by trapping chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (0) plumb in front with a brilliant in-swinger, which the television...

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  • Finau takes wild ride, ties PGA Championship with 10 birdies
Finau takes wild ride, ties PGA Championship with 10 birdies

The 42-year-old American, who hasn't won a major title since the 2008 US Open and hasn't won any event in five years, sank a 14-foot birdie putt at the second, a five-footer to birdie the par-3 third and a 10-foot birdie putt at the fifth hole, then dropped in a 15-footer to salvage par after finding a bunker at the par-3 sixth.

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  • Jérôme Boateng’s agent to meet PSG on Thursday
Jérôme Boateng’s agent to meet PSG on Thursday

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign Boateng, but the Red Devils have been unwilling to meet Bayern Munich's demands and the Premier League transfer window shutting on Thursday means there is little scope for the complex negotiations which would need to take place.

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  • Busy Everton end transfer deadline day satisfied thanks to arrivals from Barcelona
Busy Everton end transfer deadline day satisfied thanks to arrivals from Barcelona

The winger, 20, wanted to leave for Red Bull Leipzig following a loan spell there last term, but Everton blocked it. The club announced the signing of the former former Shakhtar Donetsk player just 21 minutes before the 5pm deadline. Mina has signed on a permanent five-year deal worth €30million (approx £27.2million), while Portugal global Go...

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  • Dez Bryant tweets at the Dawg Pound during Browns’ preseason opener
Dez Bryant tweets at the Dawg Pound during Browns’ preseason opener

Dez Bryant is still a free agent, but that could be changing soon. Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman said he believes Bryant will play in the National Football League this season. "I'm not sure his situation as far as what he's wanting, what offers maybe he's had that he's turned down - all that factors into it as a business".

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  • NCAA's new proposed rules blindsides NBA, USA Basketball officials
NCAA's new proposed rules blindsides NBA, USA Basketball officials

The NCAA attracted a lot of attention Wednesday by announcing that they would permit a pool of "elite" high school and college talent to hire agents. Due to the clamor that the National Basketball Association should abolish the one-and-done rule stating that prospects straight out of high school are not deemed eligible to declare for the draft, t...

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  • Shearer: Don't write off Manchester United
Shearer: Don't write off Manchester United

Any deal for Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld was a way off on the eve of the deadline and interest in Barcelona defender Yerry Mina has been tempered up until now by prohibitive financial demands. "They returned on Monday, trained Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and today so you can imagine they are not really fit and ready but we have needs", Mouri...

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  • Everton linked with Welbeck move with Arsenal ready to sell
Everton linked with Welbeck move with Arsenal ready to sell

Ramsey was the club's Player of the Season last term, and will be a huge boost to our chances this season as we look to regain our place in the top four and in the Champions League, after two seasons outside the competition. "Regardless, I must admit: They remind me a bit of the "old" Arsenal I played in ". The French global was one of the most...

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  • Liverpool boss Klopp emotional after Ings joins Southampton
Liverpool boss Klopp emotional after Ings joins Southampton

Liverpool also have inserted a 20 percent sell-on clause. There will be more players on the move in the winter window but, for now, the focus is on the football. Ings completed a complicated switch to St Mary's after the club's agreed the structure of payments ahead of the close of business. New goalkeeper Alisson started for Liverpool, before Lo...

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  • Red Sox stun Yankees 5-4 in 10 for 4-game sweep
Red Sox stun Yankees 5-4 in 10 for 4-game sweep

With 52 games remaining after Sunday, the Yankees would have to go on an unlikely tear, as well as have the Red Sox plummet. After the game, Martinez explained why he believes Chapman has lost some of his effectiveness. He served up a solo home run to Logan Morrison in the second inning, then surrendered three more runs in the third. Martinez...

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