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by | December 28, 2020 | 12:20

Ronaldo and Messi are considered by many as one of the greatest footballers to have played the game. The duo has together snagged 11 Ballon d'Or awards as well and thus stamping their dominance. "I am really proud, but without a team, great coaches and clubs it is not possible", Ronaldo said. With matches being held behind the closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ronaldo admitted it's boring to play without fans.

by | December 28, 2020 | 12:49

City, eighth in the league table, host Newcastle United on Saturday before visiting Everton on Monday. Bernardo Silva struck the post as City threatened more goals in the pouring rain at Etihad Stadium, despite again struggling to show the free-flowing football of previous years under Pep Guardiola.

by | December 27, 2020 | 11:42

The victory lifted Arsenal up a place into 14th, ahead of matches against fellow strugglers Brighton and Hove Albion and West Brom . The players were suffering, our fans were suffering. I'm proud of the group and the spirit we have as well. "We had loads of big chances and we could've finished it off". "We have to turn things around".

by | December 27, 2020 | 11:33

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is only deemed fit enough for a place among the substitutes so Alexandre Lacazette leads the line up front with Gabriel Martinelli passed fit to support the Frenchman after recovering from a knock. Michael Oliver's debatable decision to award a penalty survived a VAR review and Lacazette sent Edouard Mendy the wrong way from the spot for his sixth goal of the season.

by | December 26, 2020 | 11:27

The likes of James Harden , John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins should be available for those games, unless they get traded. He finally arrived in Houston but missed the team's first two preseason games under new coach Stephen Silas while going through the league's COVID-19 testing protocol.

by | December 26, 2020 | 10:50

He led Tottenham to the 2019 Champions League final, where the north London side were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool . Tuchel was appointed head coach in 2018 and tasked with delivering a maiden Champions League trophy. Sources also said Tuchel held meetings with club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and sporting director Leonardo, and it was chose to replace him last week due to his tension with Leonardo and a lack of playing style.

by | December 24, 2020 | 02:29

There have been a few players playing in the Carabao Cup earlier in the season and some will need a rest after the Leeds game. I want to finish the Premier League this season with more goals and assists than games. "We are sad because James is an important player for us, but if he is not able to play, if he is not ready, we can not push and force him to come back", said Ancelotti on Tuesday.

by | December 24, 2020 | 01:52

Their slide has been dramatic and now some of their rivals have weighed in on the debate on whether the North London side are now in a relegation battle. The former club captain has also insisted he will not walk away from his role, and Allardyce said he will be shocked with Arsenal's league position.

by | December 24, 2020 | 01:52

The agreement includes a 16-team post-season with a traditional four rounds of best-of-seven contests that will wrap up in the middle of July. Teams will play games exclusively against other franchises in their division, with the regular season set to run until 8th May.

by | December 23, 2020 | 14:46

The Buffalo Sabres, for example, have temporarily been shifted to the new East Division, a group of eight teams that normally play in the Atlantic and Metropolitan. The Red Wings and six other teams that did not participate in the 2020 Return to Play postseason will be permitted to open their training camps as early as December 31.

by | December 19, 2020 | 01:00

Wilkes told TMZ he received a voicemail from West in July of 2019 in which the Hall of Famer claims Leonard would not be a good fit for the crosstown rival Lakers , and then some. Leonard chose the Clippers in free agency over the Los Angeles Lakers and the Toronto Raptors , where he won the 2019 National Basketball Association title.

by | December 18, 2020 | 01:34

Deputies were dispatched to an apartment in Williamsburg, Va., around 3 p.m. after the sheriff's office said they received a call from someone in need of medical attention - later identified as Taliaferro. Taliaferro was a 6-foot, 232-pound bruiser who added physicality to the Ravens' backfield, and he showed promise early in his National Football League career.

by | December 18, 2020 | 02:04

I had faced torture from 2010 to 2015, I remained outside cricket for whatever the reason. Amir announced his decision to local Samaa TV , saying he was mentally tortured by Pakistan teammates and coaches, the national board, and by opponents wherever he played.

by | December 17, 2020 | 00:45

It said 38 trial participants in the placebo arm of its trial tested positive for COVID-19 without exhibiting symptoms at the time of their second dose - almost triple the number in the vaccine arm of the trial. The U.S. government has purchased 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and orders for 200 million doses of the Moderna serum. "I think we're still trying to figure out what that looks like in a population", he said.

by | December 15, 2020 | 01:55

Spurs looked to be hanging on to claim three points thanks to Harry Kane's first-half goal, but Lloris failed to deal with Eberechi Eze's free kick and Jeffrey Schlupp pounced to grab a point for the Eagles. I give credit to Palace for that. Putting in a good shift to help his team, Jeffrey Schlupp worked his socks off to provide cover for the defense of Crystal Palace while adding the needed attacking threat when they moved forward.

by | December 15, 2020 | 01:46

WITH THE BEST part of three years to run before the next Rugby World Cup, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell had a hard job previewing the tournament after today's pool draw . Nothing's been confirmed yet but it looks like we might get to play them once before the World Cup, which would be great. The Springboks will also go up against Scotland and a side from Asia/Pacific and a further European nation in Pool B .

by | December 13, 2020 | 01:29

They top of the table and they've always been a competitive outfit in that sense. Atleti are a team that always compete, they have for a long time, that's what I expect. Following his side's vital 2-0 victory over Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday night, which secured last-gasp qualification to the next stage of the tournament, Zidane admitted his time at the Bernabeu was limited and he could never be another Sir Alex.

by | December 13, 2020 | 00:49

Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton is glad to be back to his Mercedes auto for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday after recovering from Covid-19, BBC Sports reported. Hamilton said he gave it his best, following his illness. Daniel Ricciardo was third for Renault with his team mate Esteban Ocon in fourth. "I can really feel for those who are and have suffered from it, those who have lost ones from it and I can understand how because it's a nasty virus", he said.

by | December 12, 2020 | 01:57

Third time unlucky, but no unlucky third place for Madrid. "It was absolutely incredible and the joy was uncontainable", said Gladbach midfielder Christoph Kramer. I think it was our most complete of the season, from minute one to the end we did very well". The Spanish side delivered when it mattered most on Wednesday night.

by | December 12, 2020 | 00:33

The 3-8-1 Eagles sit third in the NFC East behind the New York Giants and Washington Football Team, who each own a 5-7 record. "We're not where we want to be as an offense". It's not about one person. He began his college career at Alabama in 2016 and was the SEC's Offensive Player of the Year that season. Wentz finished third in NFL MVP voting that season, and past year he became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for more than 4,000 yards without one wide receiver having ...

by | December 11, 2020 | 01:17

We were not disappointed not to play. "We are watched by millions of people and we must set an example". This incident shows the need for much better training of match officials. "It's a huge satisfaction because we have come far", Verratti said. Tempers had been rising in the Turkish camp after referee Ovidio Hategan showed yellow cards in quick succession to Mahmut Tekdemir and Rafael for crude challenges on Neymar and Mitchel Bakker respectively.

by | December 11, 2020 | 01:48

Then playing for Juventus at club level, Rossi was also named the Ballon d'Or victor in that year. However, she did not disclose the cause of his death as Italian media reports believe he had a long illness. Mr. Rossi scored all three goals - a hat trick - as the Azzurri beat Brazil, 3-2, sending the soccer-crazy fans in the South American nation into shock and mourning.

by | December 11, 2020 | 01:55

The Buckeyes' place in the postseason became a question on Tuesday after MI canceled its regular-season rivalry game because of COVID-19 issues within the Wolverines' program. "Coach [Tom] Allen and I are proud of this team and the success we have had so far this season", Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Dolson said in a statement.

by | December 09, 2020 | 00:24

Ohio State (5-0 ) is the No. 3 team in the latest AP college football poll and in line for a spot in the College Football Playoff National Championship semifinals. The rivalry, which began in 1897 and has always been known simply as "The Game", last was on hold because of the Spanish Flu in 1918. This marks the first time in over a century that the two schools have not met on the football field.

by | December 09, 2020 | 02:10

The Serie A side's home turf was originally named "Stadio San Paolo", after Saint Paul the Apostle, but now will be called " Stadio Diego Armando Maradona ", the team announced in a statement . 'Nothing can equal the joy and happiness that Maradona gave the people of Argentina. The statement called Maradona "the greatest footballer of all time who, with his huge talent and magic, honoured the Naples jersey for seven years, offering it two Italian league titles and other prestigious ...

by | December 09, 2020 | 01:47

Both teams then left the field to head to the dressing rooms in the 21st minute of the game. Istanbul Basaksehir sit bottom of the group H with the final group matches played today. Istanbul's Demba Ba confronted the officials over the use of a racist term, and the players made a decision to walk from the pitch. Ba is heard saying: "You never say "this white guy", you say "this guy.' So.

by | December 09, 2020 | 00:33

But he misjudged his braking point and locked up a front wheel, which resulted in him running into the back of Perez's Racing Point vehicle. While Perez managed to recover despite a 180-degree turn, eventually winning the race , the Monégasque driver and Verstappen both ended up in the gravel, and out of the race for good.

by | December 08, 2020 | 02:16

There was a lot to enjoy. With Jones, Zakia Brown-Turner scored a double-double with 11 points and 12 boards. Kentucky dismantled SC 41-18 on Saturday night, and the Gamecocks sit at an ugly 2-8 record. Moore has a lot to clean up, especially offense. But he's glad he got those lessons after the ages. "This is not March", he said. "But it is a game that we can definitely build on".

by | December 08, 2020 | 01:26

Davis, who has since extended his record to 124, echoed his manager's sentiments by labelling Group C "difficult" but added that playing Switzerland will offer Northern Ireland the chance to extinguish the play-off pain from three years ago.

by | December 07, 2020 | 01:38

We respected each other and raced well. "I have always believed that I would realise my dream of Formula 1 ". "We could have pitted maybe one lap earlier, because the warming of the tyres afterwards was a bit hard but nevertheless I think the pace advantage with the option tyres worked well for us".

by | December 06, 2020 | 01:21

Though he had expressed similar enthusiasm when reunited with former teammate James Harden in Houston last offseason, the fit between the two ball-dominant players proved to be more hard than initially thought, and led to rumors of both being disgruntled at the direction of the partnership.

by | December 06, 2020 | 00:36

The Haas driver then jumped out of the auto and emerged unscathed from the inferno of his destroyed vehicle, apart from minor burns to his hands. World champions Mercedes would be willing to organise a private test session for Romain Grosjean next year if his injuries rule him out of a return to the cockpit in time for next weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

by | December 05, 2020 | 01:22

Openers Kraigg Braithwaite (20) and John Campbell (22) batted doggedly through the late afternoon to ensure the tourists went to stumps without losing a wicket . "But there's so much cricket left and that's where our focus is at the moment". He resumed Friday at 97 not out and reached his 22nd century from 224 balls.

by | December 04, 2020 | 01:41

Russell underwent a seat fitting in the Mercedes W11 on Wednesday to get used to the cockpit, but soon found that it was tighter than his regular surroundings at Williams . He is the first driver to graduate to the works team. "Obviously it's exciting for the young generation, I guess", he said. There are much greater problems going on in the world.

by | December 04, 2020 | 01:56

The Premier League has been unable to secure the continuation of the free movement of players from Europe after Brexit , with a new points system being adopted for all worldwide transfers. While the limitations on signings from overseas will hopefully put an end to the loathed practise of stockpiling players by cash-rich clubs, as well as potentially improving the development of homegrown talent, the arrangements could end up strongly favouring the top Continental clubs in terms of snapping ...