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Sports Manchester United stars could feature for England tonight against Netherlands
Author: 0 Manchester United stars could feature for England tonight against Netherlands

By the time Lingard scored in the 59th minute, it was only England's third goal in 419 minutes of worldwide football. Gareth Southgate named an experimental side for England's trip to Holland to face the Netherlands on Friday. Most of the action was at the other end, England retaining possession neatly only for much of their play to lack a final ball of outcome, although captain Jordan Henderson headed wide, while Raheem Sterling was thwarted by advancing goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet.

Sports Ibrahimovic says he's ready to win at LA Galaxy
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic says he's ready to win at LA Galaxy

A photo of Ibrahimovic wearing a Los Angeles Galaxy shirt appeared above a separate story on the front page of the Times' sports section. Pogba was particularly close to Ibrahimovic during the 36-year-old's time at the club and he led the tributes to the striker after his departure was confirmed.

Sports Novak Djokovic's struggles continue at Miami Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic's struggles continue at Miami Open

Novak Djokovic's poor form continued with a shock second-round loss at the Miami Open , while Marin Cilic and Grigor Dimitrov advanced Friday. Novak Djokovic had yet another hiccup, in his comeback to professional tennis , when he was knocked out of the Miami Open in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.

Sports Australian GP: Daniel Ricciardo slams stewards over grid penalty
Author: 0 Australian GP: Daniel Ricciardo slams stewards over grid penalty

Stewards sanctioned Ricciardo for driving too fast under red flag conditions during FP2 and the Western Australian was still seething after finishing fifth fastest during the final phase of qualifying a day later. "Obviously, hard to read too much into times, but you start to get a bit of an idea and you can see Mercedes really taking off where they left off (last year)", Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said.

Sports Afghanistan qualify for 2019 WC
Author: 0 Afghanistan qualify for 2019 WC

Ireland won the toss and elected to bat first, but only managed to post a modest total of 209-7, despite opener Paul Stirling hitting 55 at the top of the order. However, he was feeling proud after the victory as they were one of the 10 teams to play in the World Cup . Ireland missing out on qualification for next year's World Cup hasn't disheartened skipper William Porterfield , given that they are full members of the ICC and have other things to look forward to.

Sports Serena Williams fined $1K for missing press conference
Author: 0 Serena Williams fined $1K for missing press conference

Puig broke Wozniacki's serve in the second set to take a 4-2 lead and closed it out to even the match, and the 24-year-old Puerto Rican then earned an early break in the decisive set to go ahead 2-0 and held on for the victory. It was a little bit too much because just winning Indian Wells, (Osaka) was pretty confident. On the court, Osaka has a game which is going to win her an army of adoring fans.

Sports Syracuse vs Duke For Spot in Elite Eight
Author: 0 Syracuse vs Duke For Spot in Elite Eight

As far as battling the mighty Blue Devils. The team shoots 38.3 percent for the season from behind the arc, with its starting backcourt Gary Trent Jr. "We didn't make the easy pass or the easy play", Bagley said of previous close games. "We've been playing with a chip on our shoulders, feeling we have something to prove".

Sports Brilliant Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Melbourne
Author: 0 Brilliant Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Melbourne

But for both Hamilton and Vettel, this statistic isn't top of mind. You care about who you race against and what it means. "Hopefully we can benefit from the rain that's on the radar this weekend and make the most of it". "There's a lot of hype around our team", Hamilton said. According to the BBC, Hamilton is driven by his desire to prove to the world what he already knows: that he is statistically better than the German - the only other four-time world champion on the grid.

Sports Chelsea legend claims that Lionel Messi is not the best footballer ever
Author: 0 Chelsea legend claims that Lionel Messi is not the best footballer ever

Chelsea legend has had his say over who's the greatest player of the lovely game of football, and it's not Lionel Messi . The five-time Ballon d'Or victor will again carry the bulk of his nation's expectations at this year's tournament. Gonzalo Higuain is also likely to miss out as Sergio Aguero is set to start up front at the Etihad, where he plays his club football. He told reporters Sunday that he chose to play again for the national team in tribute to Fiorentina defender Davide ...

Sports Loyola tops Nevada to reach Elite Eight
Author: 0 Loyola tops Nevada to reach Elite Eight

The 2018 Sweet 16 begins Thursday with one of its most unexpected matchups, as seventh-seeded Nevada takes on No. 11 Loyola-Chicago inside Philips Arena in Atlanta . Harkness and three other members of that squad - Les Hunter, John Egan and Rich Rochelle - were in Atlanta for the Sweet 16 game. Coolly maintaining a lead down the stretch at Staples Center, Florida State ended Gonzaga's 16-game winning streak and halted the pursuit of a second straight Final Four berth for last year's ...

Sports Jack Wilshere speaks about about his Arsenal future ahead of World Cup
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere speaks about about his Arsenal future ahead of World Cup

Having broken back into the first team in recent months and established himself again as one of Arsenal's best players, Wilshere was hopeful that the club might improve their offer. "Obviously I wasn't happy with what the manager had said but, at the same time, part of me knew all this already.", said the Arsenal midfielder. "It's a different feel now".

Author: 0 Morkel takes 300th test wicket as Australia wilt in third test

In the latest unsavoury episode of an eventful tour, Warner responded to his individual baiting from the spectator in scenes reminiscent of Merv Hughes' infamous confrontation with a fan at the Wanderers in Johannesburg in 1994, for which he was given a suspended fine by the then Australian Cricket Board after bashing his bat against the barrier the spectator was behind.

Sports Stephen Curry Suffers MCL Sprain In First Game Back From Ankle Injury
Author: 0 Stephen Curry Suffers MCL Sprain In First Game Back From Ankle Injury

His return buoys Golden State's chances of snapping out of its first 2-4 rut in more than a year. Forward Omri Casspi (sprained right ankle) is listed as questionable. He then went back to the locker room. I did talk to him. "Getting close to postseason, you don't want to see nothing like that", Nick Young said. As mentioned, Curry has missed games four different times with several ankle sprains this season.

Sports UFC's Dana White wants Anthony Joshua
Author: 0 UFC's Dana White wants Anthony Joshua

Potentially within four months, the 28-year-old Brit could be the first undisputed world heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 2000, and the first boxer to hold all four belts in the division - WBA, IBF, WBO and WBC. "There's going to be a lot of jabs, and hopefully they land in the right place. the nose, the head, the chin". Parker needs to stay on the inside and pound Joshua's body.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo's double strike wins international friendly for Portugal against Egypt
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's double strike wins international friendly for Portugal against Egypt

Salah unsurprisingly played a key part in Egypt's qualification, as he helped his country progress through to their first World Cup since way back in 1990. The Los Blancos star first blazed his left-footed effort high and wide over the bar, before his shot from the centre of the box was blocked. It seemed as though it was not to be Ronaldo's night when his powerful drive was saved by El Shenawy.

Sports Kyrie Irving To Undergo Knee Procedure
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving To Undergo Knee Procedure

The procedure will take place Saturday, at which point the Celtics will release more information about Irving's status. Irving missed his fourth straight game Tuesday - Boston's thrilling win over the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder - and did not travel with the team for the start of a four-game road trip that opens Friday night in Portland .

Sports Frank Gore returns to Miami on 1-year deal
Author: 0 Frank Gore returns to Miami on 1-year deal

Gore played his college ball at the University of Miami and apparently wanted to finish out his career where it started. Gore was a third-round pick for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2005 NFL Draft . But as well as Drake played in his new role in December, that's not the workload that Gase wanted for Drake or any of his running backs. They traded former starter Jay Ajayi to the Philadelphia Eagles at the trading deadline last season.