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Sports Dublin's House of Fraser store not part of Sports Direct deal
Author: 0 Dublin's House of Fraser store not part of Sports Direct deal

Under Mr Ashley's stewardship, Sports Direct has accumulated stakes - often through complex financial instruments - in a number of British high street chains, including Debenhams and French Connection. Earlier, a sign on the window of the store in the Victoria Square shopping centre said the shop would not open until 11:00 BST on Friday. Alan Hudson of EY, joint administrator, said: "We have worked very closely with management, its advisors and creditors in recent weeks and are pleased ...

Sports Paul Pogba's season-opening penalty... with stuttering run-up
Author: 0 Paul Pogba's season-opening penalty... with stuttering run-up

And when Amartey was substituted, it didn't get much better - Luke Shaw completely lost Rachid Ghezzal for his goal in the 83rd minute, while Ricardo Pereira was ineffective right-wing and only started to look like a Premier League player when switched to right-back.

Sports Manchester United striker on the move | Updates on Portsmouth, Coventry
Author: 0 Manchester United striker on the move | Updates on Portsmouth, Coventry

Jose Mourinho has repeatedly expressed his desire to strengthen Manchester United's defence after they finished second in the Premier League last term. Romelu Lukaku , Marcus Rashford and Phil Jones all came back early from their own extended breaks but Mourinho sounded downbeat again when he was asked about the new season.

Sports Fantasy fallout: Derrius Guice will miss rookie season due to tore ACL
Author: 0 Fantasy fallout: Derrius Guice will miss rookie season due to tore ACL

Several scouts had questioned Guice's durability going into the draft. He played all 16 games last season and earned NFL MVP honors after tossing 4,577 passing yards and 32 touchdowns. Perine had been mentioned as a possible cut earlier this summer, and while that's unlikely to happen now, it should give us an idea as to what the coaching staff thinks of him.

Sports Juventus could eye Pogba or Milinkovic-Savic, if Pjanic sold
Author: 0 Juventus could eye Pogba or Milinkovic-Savic, if Pjanic sold

Calciomercato are reporting today that United are set to make the Lazio midfielder their number one target with a bid of an eye watering £138m being suggested as the fee needed to prize the Serbian away from the Italian capital. Following his exploits for the club, the 23-year old gave a good account of himself in the 2018 FIFA World Cup with Serbia, impressing with his strength and attacking intent.

Sports Mourinho 'angry and frustrated' after Man Utd centre-half signing flop
Author: 0 Mourinho 'angry and frustrated' after Man Utd centre-half signing flop

Whether it were mind games or genuine woe, the Portuguese continually insisted on more additions in his pre-season press conferences and only received Fred , Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant in return. Speaking at Carrington, Mourinho said: "If they feel they can help us, 20 minutes, ten minutes half an hour..." 'I am not confident, ' Mourinho (below) said of United's chance of new signings yesterday morning.

Sports Everton sign Barcelona defender Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard
Author: 0 Everton sign Barcelona defender Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard

A summer that started with the intention of balancing the books ended with a flourish as Farhad Moshiri, Everton's major shareholder, sanctioned a deal for Mina, which took the club's spending to about... This is a great opportunity for me and I am looking forward to competing here. The Colombian defender completed a dream move to Barcelona in the January transfer window, but could never manage to establish himself as a regular in the first-team squad.

Sports Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'
Author: 0 Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

It's an exciting time to be an Arsenal fan, and despite missing out on Champions League football for a second consecutive season, there's much to look forward to in the coming campaign. "Also, I think that Guardiola's coaching is clear in this team". He makes it hard for teams to play against them and will play 4-2-3-1. Stan Kroenke controversially increased his ownership stake in the club this week and, while it was not a wholly popular move with supporters, Emery is pleased the Kroenke ...

Sports Anushka Sharma poses with Virat Kohli, Indian cricket team, trolled massively
Author: 0 Anushka Sharma poses with Virat Kohli, Indian cricket team, trolled massively

The conversation starts when a cricket fan claims to have taken permission from her husband to watch Day 1 of the Test. BCCI is justified in featuring her in the "team India members " picture. "I would just say to the fans to support the whole team because we all are giving our best efforts and we all want to win together", said Kohli, who was accompanied by his Bollywood star wife Anushka Sharma .

Sports Klopp: Liverpool are Rocky to Man City's Drago
Author: 0 Klopp: Liverpool are Rocky to Man City's Drago

No, but they can beat Man City in a one-off game. 'People ask me is it the best squad I've ever had? " The Reds look to have improved in a number of key areas this season and the signing of Brazilian keeper Alisson could be the last piece in the jigsaw".

Sports Dez Bryant nows declares he's coming to Cleveland for visit
Author: 0 Dez Bryant nows declares he's coming to Cleveland for visit

To a later comment that Cleveland general manager John Dorsey was waiting for a call back, Bryant said they connected. ". Maybe he's still thinking about other stuff". The odd saga of the courtship of Dez Bryant by John Dorsey has finally resulted in a first date. The Browns traded Corey Coleman away earlier this week and then it was revealed that Antonio Callaway was arrested with marijuana in his auto, Callaway is already in the NFL's drug testing program after failing a test at ...

Sports Everton swoop for season-long loan signing of Chelsea defender
Author: 0 Everton swoop for season-long loan signing of Chelsea defender

In case you didn't know. . He was linked to Manchester United and West Ham United this summer. Now, it seems they have set their sights on Chelsea outcast Zouma. The deal sheet for the loan agreement was submitted to the Premier League before the 5 p.m. deadline on Thursday, giving Everton and Chelsea extra time to finalise the details.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola claims Premier League champions have no more money to spend

United had been hoping to sign a centre-back before the deadline but hope has faded in recent days. "The net expenditure is a record as it stands but you'd think with three weeks left for European clubs to buy Premier League players, and Premier League clubs by the looks of it not having done their selling yet, it might not stay that way".

Sports Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino wants 'glory'
Author: 0 Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino wants 'glory'

For the young players that maybe still don't have experience in high competition, the compensation is about desire and energy. "Who knows, the crossover between local supported success and the worldwide global game, you can see it right there behind us", said Watson, looking at the crowds at the Fan Fest outside the stadium.

Sports Mourinho Expects
Author: 0 Mourinho Expects "No" Players To Sign For Manchester United Today

Jose Mourinho has taken aim at Liverpool and Tottenham on the eve of the new season, saying they "win nothing" but are painted as "serial winners" while his Manchester United get no credit. "Is hard for me to understand, to feel, to believe we finish second - which I keep saying, and it is sometimes hard to believe, that I won eight championships and three Premier League's but I keep feeling the second last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game".

Sports Cam Newton Gets In Heated Altercation With Kelvin Benjamin
Author: 0 Cam Newton Gets In Heated Altercation With Kelvin Benjamin

When game time rolled around there was a warranted suspicion that something would go down, and it did. Any other accurate quarterback like Rodgers or Eli Manning or Big Ben - anybody! - quarterbacks with knowledge, that know how to place a ball and give you a better chance to catch the ball.

Sports Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool transfer policy after spending £177m
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool transfer policy after spending £177m

Liverpool had to make the record-breaking signing of Alisson , says Jamie Carragher, as sticking with Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet would have led to "no belief" in a title challenge. Ferdinand understandably doesn't have much faith heading into the new season and mirrors the frustrations of the club's fans. However, don't be surprised if you see a fair few familiar faces leave Anfield during today's antics.

Sports Baker Mayfield throws bullet for another TD
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield throws bullet for another TD

East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) attempts to pass against New York Giants during second half at MetLife Stadium . However, in his second series on the field, Mayfield connected with tight end David Njoku for a short touchdown pass. The highlights, easily, both went to Callaway - a 24-yard sideline strike with Mayfield rolling to his right on third-and-7, and a 54-yard catch-and-run touchdown off a quick slant to punctuate both rookies' nights.

Sports Kawhi Leonard pens letter thanking Spurs, Gregg Popovich
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard pens letter thanking Spurs, Gregg Popovich

Leonard's first home game as a member of the Toronto Raptors will come on Friday, October 19, when they host the Boston Celtics in a nationally televised contest airing on ESPN. - I'll never forget what we have shared and accomplished together. While last season was one to forget for Leonard, his time in San Antonio will be better defined by his 2013-14 campaign, when he helped the Spurs capture their fifth National Basketball Association title while being named MVP of the Finals.

Author: 0 Everton Agree Deal to Sign Mina From Barcelona

While Bernard was finalising his transfer at Everton's Finch Farm training ground a club delegation led by the director of football, Marcel Brands, concluded deals for Mina and Gomes in Barcelona . Everton will pay 2.6 million euros for the year's loan. Barcelona can buy the centre-half back for around £30m if he does well at Goodison but, for now, he is an Everton player.

Sports Dolphins, Eagles players protest during national anthem
Author: 0 Dolphins, Eagles players protest during national anthem

Despite that cooling-off declaration, Miami Dolphins wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled during before their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . There also were at least two players who took a knee during the playing of the national anthem . Personnel who do not wish to do so can choose to remain in the locker room.

Sports Mourinho doesn't envisage Yerry Mina at Manchester United
Author: 0 Mourinho doesn't envisage Yerry Mina at Manchester United

United's pre-season saw them go on tour to the United States, playing five games before travelling to German for a friendly with Bayern Munich. However, Eurosport understand from reliable sources close to the club that Pogba has not made any financial demands to the club.

Sports All stay quiet as Ohio State opens practice
Author: 0 All stay quiet as Ohio State opens practice

Ohio State trustees announced last week that a special "independent board working group" would direct the Meyer investigation, which is expected to last about two weeks. Ohio State's policy on sexual misconduct says anyone who supervises faculty, staff, students or volunteers has a duty to report 'when they receive a disclosure of sexual misconduct or become aware of information that would lead a reasonable person to believe that sexual misconduct may have occurred involving anyone covered ...

Sports WFU Assistant Basketball Coach Accused of Punching, Killing NYC Tourist
Author: 0 WFU Assistant Basketball Coach Accused of Punching, Killing NYC Tourist

Jones, 35, of Kernersville, North Carolina, turned himself in to police on Thursday, accompanied by a lawyer. Szabo later died as a result of his injuries at a NY hospital. "It's an unfortunate and tragic incident", Jones' attorney, Alain Massena, told ESPN. A spokesman said Wake Forest had no immediate comment on the 35-year-old Jones' arrest.

Sports PGA Championship: First round tee off
Author: 0 PGA Championship: First round tee off

Fleetwood has four victories on the European Tour and was crowned its number one player in 2017, when he won the season-long Race to Dubai. "I was scripted to wear a dark blue shirt, so luckily I had a version of yellowish and I'm happy (I) could support Jarrod", Fowler said.

Sports Everton sign Bernard, Mina, Gomes in final hour of window
Author: 0 Everton sign Bernard, Mina, Gomes in final hour of window

Bernard , 25, left Shakhtar Donetsk when his contract expired and had been linked to a host of European clubs. The Colombia global completed a £28.5million switch from Barcelona , having been the subject of interest from Manchester United and Lyon.

Sports Pochettino unfazed by Spurs’ quiet transfer window
Author: 0 Pochettino unfazed by Spurs’ quiet transfer window

That led to Spurs becoming the first Premier League club to go through a summer transfer window without additions since its introduction in 2003. "Maybe some players will stay here to try to reach the level, to give more time, for different reasons - because maybe we don't want to take risks, because they need more preparation, because the background or history of their injuries is different".

Sports Arsenal are willing to sell three players on deadline day
Author: 0 Arsenal are willing to sell three players on deadline day

I watched him play against Chelsea and he got dominated and he lacked a lot of pace. Usually, Chelsea have a successful first year under a new sporting leadership. "I think they conceded 51 goals which was quite high for Arsenal". That gutsy display against the eventual bronze medalists is thought to have gained manager Akira Nishino more favour in his homeland, but the Japan FA would still prefer to bring in Wenger.

Sports Two Barcelona stars to join Premier League club after 'passing medicals'
Author: 0 Two Barcelona stars to join Premier League club after 'passing medicals'

Yet Mina failed to impress in making just six appearances for Barca after joining from Palmeiras in January and the Catalan giants were keen to cash in on the 23-year-old, who cost just 11.8 million euros seven months ago. Barcelona have found Gomes an escape after a torrid time with them. "FC Barcelona and Everton FC have reached an agreement over the transfer of the player Yerry Mina ".

Sports India vs England 2nd Test Day 1
Author: 0 India vs England 2nd Test Day 1

India have only managed to register two Test wins over England at Lord's (D4 L11); one of those came last time out (2014) whilst the first occasion (1986) saw Dilip Vengsarkar score his third Test century at the venue, a feat that is yet to be matched by an overseas batsman.