Pep Guardiola Refuses to Label Man City as Title Favourites Despite Dominant Man Utd Win

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola claimed that a number of sides are still in with a chance of winning the Premier League title this season, following his side’s resounding 3-1 Premier League win over Manchester United. The Citizens got the game off to the perfect start, as David Silva gave his side the lead after …

Nuno Espírito Santo ‘Very Proud’ of His Side’s Performance After Wolves Draw 1-1 With Arsenal

Wolves put in an excellent performance in their 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Sunday evening, as they were denied victory by a late Henrikh Mkhitaryan equaliser. The newly-promoted side were solid defensively throughout, as the Gunners struggled to find a way back into the match despite their attacking prowess. However, Wolves also excelled on the …

AC Milan fans are in agreement about Tiemoue Bakayoko after his performance v Juventus

To say it’s been a difficult 18 months for Tiemoue Bakayoko would be an understatement. The 24-year-old’s reputation took a spectacular nose-dive following his ill-fated £40 million move to Chelsea from AS Monaco in the summer of 2017. Bakayoko was signed by Antonio Conte as a permanent replacement for Nemanja Matic, who was …

‘I told him to calm down’: Cristiano Ronaldo reveals sympathy for ‘irritable’ Gonzalo Higuain

Sunday was a day to forget for Gonzalo Higuain, but Cristiano Ronaldo insists that he hopes the AC Milan striker isn’t punished too harshly after his furious reaction to a red card. The Argentine forward – formerly of Juventus – had earlier missed a penalty and was then given a second yellow card for dissent, before …

Massimiliano Allegri Hails Juventus Reaction After Old Lady Bounce Back Against AC Milan

Massimiliano Allegri insisted that he and his team drew on the emotions and lessons from their midweek defeat to Manchester United, putting it behind them in their 2-0 win at San Siro against Milan. Goals from Mario Mandzukic and Cristiano Ronaldo sealed the win for Juve, with Wojciech Szczesny saving a Gonzalo Higuain penalty before the Argentine …

Gennaro Gattuso Risks Gonzalo Higuain Rift With ‘Pressure’ Comments After Disastrous Night

Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso has admitted that the pressure of facing his former club may have hurt Gonzalo Higuain in his side’s 2-0 defeat to Juventus on Sunday night.  Higuain missed a penalty with the scoreline at 1-0, and was sent off later in the match for a pair of yellow cards – the first …

Despite the superlatives, hype and awards, Lionel Messi is underrated | Sean Ingle

In his new book, Nothing is Real, a collection of essays that stretch and soar across a career spanning five decades, the acclaimed music journalist David Hepworth starts with an essay that tickles and provokes. The Beatles, he suggests, were underrated. Yes, you read that right. Underrated. You may have raised an eyebrow, given that …

Pep Guardiola Reveals Reasons Behind Full Time Scolding of Raheem Sterling After Manchester Derby

Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling shone in his side’s derby win over rivals United at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, but the star’s late showboating in the dying seconds of the contest did not go down well with manager Pep Guardiola. With City leading 3-1 in the final moments, Sterling pulled out the tricks deep …

Mithali Raj Surpassed Rohit Sharma To Become The Highest Run Scorer For India In T20I

Mithali Raj on Sunday surpassed Rohit Sharma to become the highest run scorer for India in T20I cricket.  Source: The Indian Express   In a surprise move, Raj was sent in to open the innings against Pakistan, as India was eyeing a payback for their two-run loss in the last T20 World Cup.  Source: Scroll …

Jose Mourinho Urges Manchester United Board to Accelerate Ander Herrera Contract Talks

Jose Mourinho will put pressure on Manchester United’s board to make sure Ander Herrera signs a new contract before the end of the year. The contract Herrera signed when he joined United from Athletic Bilbao in 2014 expires at the end of the season, meaning that he would be allowed to discuss a free transfer …

Santiago Solari Heaps Praise on ‘Complete’ Karim Benzema After Victory Over Celta Vigo

Santiago Solari described Karim Benzema’s display at Celta Vigo as a ‘complete performance’, as the French striker helped Real Madrid to a fourth win on the bounce. The striker’s cool finish set the visitors on their way to the 2-4 victory, with Sergio Ramos and Dani Cabellos also scoring for Real Madrid – as well as …

Luciano Spalletti Slams Inter Mentality After 4-1 Humbling Away to Atalanta

Luciano Spalletti was refreshingly blunt in his post-match comments following his team’s 4-1 defeat to Atalanta at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia.  The Nerazzurri entered the game on a seven game winning run in the league and fresh off a 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the Champions League, but were blown away in the second half of …

Wildfire in Paradise is now joint deadliest in California’s history

At least 29 people have died in the Camp fire in northern California, making it the joint-deadliest blaze in the state’s history. The death toll rose after five bodies were found inside houses in the burned-out town of Paradise, while another was discovered in a nearby car. But 228 people are still unaccounted for after …

Huddersfield Ace Billing Admits He Researched Club on FIFA & Hadn’t Heard of Any Terriers Players

Huddersfield Town ace Philip Billing has admitted that he had to research the Terriers on FIFA when he was first told of their interest, and didn’t recognise any of the players he saw listed in the first team squad. We’ve all heard of managers sneakily using the Football Manager computer game database to scout potential signings, …

Toddler battling a rare brain condition is left with ‘devil horns’

A boy born with a rare brain condition has been left with a misshapen skull which looks like ‘devil horns’ after surgery to reduce pressure on his brain. Clyne Solano, 22 months old, was born with a condition called hydranencephaly, which meant he had a small brain and fluid inside his head. Clyne, from the …

Ajax Starlet ‘Accepts Juventus Invitation’ Amid Barcelona & Man City Interest

Ajax youngster Matthijs de Ligt has reportedly taken a step closer to joining Serie A side Juventus, despite long term interest from Barcelona and Manchester City. The 19-year-old is widely tipped as a star of the future, and has already made 11 senior international appearances for the resurgent Netherlands. Understandably, a host of elite European clubs have be circling him like vultures …

A Corbyn government, unlike New Labour, would tax the rich properly | Clive Lewis

For all the Tory hype, last month’s budget was extraordinarily thin for most people. Austerity is not over, with 3% cuts scheduled for most unprotected departments. Universal credit cuts have not been rolled back. At best, a change to the income tax thresholds largely benefited the better-off, but also meant those on as little as …

Jose Mourinho Launches Fresh Attack on ‘Stats’ and Man Utd Critics After Limp Derby Defeat

Jose Mourinho has blasted critics for using stats in the wake of Manchester United’s damning derby defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad. United had fewer than half the shots and passes that their rivals mustered on Sunday, and were largely dominated throughout the 90 minutes, managing just one shot on target – Anthony Martial‘s penalty. …

Nationalism a driving force behind fake news in India, research shows

Image copyright Bloomberg Image caption Researchers gained unprecedented access to participants’ phones to follow sharing behaviours A rising tide of nationalism in India is driving ordinary citizens to spread fake news, according to BBC research. The research found that facts were less important to some than the emotional desire to bolster national identity. Social media …

‘Nepotism is horrible’: ‘Shark Tank’ boss says don’t hire family

Venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary speaks during the ANC Leadership Series in Pasay City on November 12, 2018. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Entrepreneurs should avoid hiring friends or their family members unless they can fire them just as well, venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary told a Filipino audience on Monday. Employees should be “judged on …