• EPL: Manchester City suffer major injury blow
EPL: Manchester City suffer major injury blow

He was a second-half substitute in the 2-0 Premier League-opening victory over Arsenal on Sunday, coming on in the 60th minute. Their fifth match of the season is at home to Fulham on 15 September, with their first Champions League group game to take place on 18 or 19 September.

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  • Manchester United hierarchy unconcerned by Jose Mourinho ‘third season syndrome’
Manchester United hierarchy unconcerned by Jose Mourinho ‘third season syndrome’

United insist the club's £89million record signing will not be sold but Pogba has set his heart on a move to Spain. "That's football management. I think football is changing and managers should be called head coaches", said Mourinho. The rumour comes from a reliable source and this isn't the first time that Zidane has been linked with Manche...

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  • Zinedine Zidane ‘wants to be Man Utd manager’
Zinedine Zidane ‘wants to be Man Utd manager’

After leading Real to three successive Champions League titles the Frenchman, 46, is out of work after departing the Bernabeu in May. Mourinho, however, has been at odds with United's hierarchy this summer over their refusal to sign an experienced central defender before the transfer window got shut last Thursday.

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  • Stokes' England teammate next in crosshairs in affray case
Stokes' England teammate next in crosshairs in affray case

Several observers reported that Stokes shook Mr Ali's hand after the verdicts were delivered. However, Stokes and team-mate Alex Hales - who was with him when the brawl occurred - is likely to face a charge of disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) which will be heard by the Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) chaired by Tim O...

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  • US PGA victory exceeds Koepka's wildest dreams
US PGA victory exceeds Koepka's wildest dreams

And it still felt like he was the second billing to Tiger Woods . "I've won three of the last six I've played in, so I guess (my game) suits the majors", a tongue-in-cheek Koepka said. They both missed 6-foot birdies on the 17th, and Scott had to settle for third when he bogeyed the final hole for a 67. The only knock on Koepka is that he does...

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  • Alli sinks Newcastle; Pogba shines for Manchester United
Alli sinks Newcastle; Pogba shines for Manchester United

The club played all their home fixtures at Wembley past year but had planned that their new stadium would be open in time for their first home fixture of the 2018-19 season after they requested dispensation from the Premier League to play three of their first four league matches away from home.

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  • Anderson breaches 900-point mark; Kohli loses top spot
Anderson breaches 900-point mark; Kohli loses top spot

Mail Today called India's performance a "humiliating defeat" while The Hindu newspaper's headline said "Another abysmal batting display sends India to its doom" after the team were bowled out for 107 and 130. Although he consumed around 19 overs (112 balls) of India's 82.2 overs, he scored just 18 runs, approximately 7 per cent from India's ...

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  • West Ham add Colombia worldwide Carlos Sanchez
West Ham add Colombia worldwide Carlos Sanchez

West Ham have been working on a deal to sign former Aston Villa midfielder Sanchez from Fiorentina and are close to completing the transfer. Director of Football Mario Husillos welcomed Lucas to West Ham and believes Manuel Pellegrini's squad will be the ideal environment for the Spaniard to thrive.

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  • Kepa not at Courtois' level yet - Sarri looking to manage Chelsea expectations
Kepa not at Courtois' level yet - Sarri looking to manage Chelsea expectations

Here are the winners and losers from the match. Huddersfield could have been a baptism of fire for Sarri and the likes of Kepa Arrizabalaga , who this week became the most expensive goalkeeper in history. "It was Chelsea's first chance more or less out of nothing and then we conceded the penalty, where we clearly made a big mistake". Deb...

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  • Paul Pogba MUTV interview after great display vs leicester
Paul Pogba MUTV interview after great display vs leicester

Mourinho had plenty of praise for Pogba , who is not yet at full fitness following France's World Cup win. Having failed to land the new centre-back that he craved, Mourinho says that he is now in a hard position. After a summer spent continually lamenting his lot at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho was relatively chipper in his post-matc...

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  • Almost man Fowler grabs early PGA Championship lead
Almost man Fowler grabs early PGA Championship lead

Paulina's mother, Janet, was born in the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton. "I literally haven't set foot on this golf course since that week in 2001", Woods said. "It's really fun", Spieth said, "when you get a chance to play in front of family". Thomas Bjorn has withdrawn on the eve of the PGA Championship after an old back injury flared up, gi...

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  • Liverpool's Loris Karius thanks fans for warm reception in friendly
Liverpool's Loris Karius thanks fans for warm reception in friendly

Potential exits from Anfield before Thursday's transfer deadline could include Danny Ings , Simon Mignolet, Marko Grujic and Divock Origi, who have all been linked with moves away from the Merseyside club. "It was nice that Ingsy could play tonight, he has been fit for two or three weeks, it's no problem but we didn't want to go with any risk". ...

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  • Arsenal without four senior players for Premier League opener against Man City
Arsenal without four senior players for Premier League opener against Man City

Saints boss Mark Hughes will be desperate to bolster his attacking ranks before this evening's 5pm deadline, after his side's impotency in front of goal almost cost them their Premier League status last season. Plenty of enough time on the pitch to create chances, and hopefully assists, that will profit not only my FF team but also the club's sta...

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  • Baker Mayfield of Cleveland Browns says preseason debut performance 'not so bad'
Baker Mayfield of Cleveland Browns says preseason debut performance 'not so bad'

Replacing starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor late in the first quarter, Mayfield threw two touchdowns in two-plus quarters to help the Browns beat the Giants 20-10 on Thursday night. In his very first carry in the NFL, Barkley broke tackles and zoomed out of the backfield for a 39-yard run during the first quarter of Thursday's preseason match...

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  • England v India: James Anderson strikes twice before rain returns at Lord's
England v India: James Anderson strikes twice before rain returns at Lord's

Joe Root's men, meanwhile, will hope to break England's winless jinx against Asian teams at the home of cricket. From making his debut for India U-19 against Sri Lanka U-19 in a youth Test, to taking a wicket in his very first over of that match, it has been an exciting time for Arjun Tendulkar recently.

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  • Alexis Sanchez: Man Utd's objective must be to win trophies in 2018/19
Alexis Sanchez: Man Utd's objective must be to win trophies in 2018/19

And while those players are all now back in training, with Lukaku, Rashford and Jones having returned earlier than scheduled, Mourinho has admitted he will still be without a number of key players against Leicester. "I don't think Jose Mourinho's outbursts are him, I think it's at the Ed Woodward situation". Mourinho warned last weekend that a ...

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  • Premier League predictions: Telegraph writers select their bankers for the season
Premier League predictions: Telegraph writers select their bankers for the season

Ivan Perisic, the Croatia global, also featured prominently on Mourinho's wish list but it now seems that United's summer transfer business will be restricted to the arrivals of Fred , the injured Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant, signed from Stoke City as a third-choice goalkeeper.

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  • Mauricio Pochettino says Brexit influenced Tottenham's lack of summer transfers
Mauricio Pochettino says Brexit influenced Tottenham's lack of summer transfers

And then with Brexit it is worse because the cost is 30 per cent more. For the first time since the summer transfer window was introduced 15 years ago, one team spent nothing: Tottenham. "For me [that] is to be fearless". "You need to respect all the opinions but of course we are a club that our decision was not to sign, (even though) it is the...

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  • Liverpool target Nabil Fekir opens door to move away from Lyon
Liverpool target Nabil Fekir opens door to move away from Lyon

Fekir scored 18 goals for Lyon last season and can operate as a central attacking midfielder, on the flanks and even as a false 9. Amidst speculations of potential transfer and reports of Fekir being offered a new contract at the French Club, the 25-year-old has finally spoken up on transfer.

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  • How will Manchester United line up in 2018-19?
How will Manchester United line up in 2018-19?

United travelled to Munich to take on the German champions in what will be Mourinho's final game before Friday's Premier League opener against Leicester City . "Finally, it's over. Finally, such a hard pre-season is over", Mourinho told manutd.com. They write: " Anthony Martial's future is also uncertain after he also failed to make the trip ...

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  • Why Chelsea's Courtois wants Madrid move
Why Chelsea's Courtois wants Madrid move

They have tabled a £300,000-a-week offering - an £80,000-a-week upgrade on the deal he now has, which runs out in two years' time. "Throughout this, it has important for everyone to be reasonable, and the buying club has come up with a reasonable offer for a player who has one year left on his contract when they know they could sign him without a...

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  • Chelsea to decide whether to step up Wilfried Zaha chase
Chelsea to decide whether to step up Wilfried Zaha chase

But Mauricio Pochettino is now eyeing a move for Zaha, who is playing some of the best football of his career at the moment at Selhurst Park. However, the 25-year-old attacker has been tipped for a move again this summer after rejecting an improved £125,000-a-week contract and the Ivory Coast global has attracted interest from the upper echelon...

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  • Manchester United end transfer interest in £35m defender
Manchester United end transfer interest in £35m defender

Now United will need to look to sign yet another centre-back after failing to secure Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld or Leicester's Harry Maguire . Sources have confirmed to ESPN FC that Barca have received approaches for Mina from several clubs, including Premier League sides, following the Colombian defender's impressive World Cup.

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  • Who's involved in Urban Meyer's Ohio State domestic abuse scandal?
Who's involved in Urban Meyer's Ohio State domestic abuse scandal?

However, on Monday Courtney Smith told college football reporter Brett McMurphy that Urban Meyer did know about the domestic violence. Zach Smith has never been convicted of any charges related to Courtney Smith . The day after Smith was sacked, Meyer was asked about the allegations during the Big Ten Conference Football Media Day. "I ...

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  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'not happy' over Willian situation
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'not happy' over Willian situation

Of course (we want to keep them). Kalidou Koulibaly and Dries Mertens were among the other players linked with treading that same path, though it seems that a written contract clause prevented the FA Cup holders from prising away more of Carlo Ancelotti's top talents.

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