Sport

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd up to Ed Woodward - Mourinho

The Portuguese coach took charge of the Red Devils a year ago and already has three trophies under his belt, the latest of which came on Wednesday night in the Europa League final win over Ajax. "Now is for him to work". "I work every day with great players, with great staff, at a great club and I'm happy to be here and try to give everything for this club".

Uruguay's Suarez to miss friendlies due to injury

The Uruguayan suffered the injury on Thursday during training and initial assessments reveal it is nothing too serious. Uruguay will play Ireland on June 4 in Dublin and Italy three days later in Nice, France. Suarez , who joined Barcelona from Liverpool in 2014, has scored 37 goals in 51 games in all competitions this season and finished second to Lionel Messi in La Liga's top scorer charts.

French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

But Djokovic believes he can learn from the 47-year-old American, who's also had numerous ups and downs in his career, both on and off the court. Djokovic will have USA legend Andre Agassi as coach for the first time. "After these three, I think there are some players who can go very deep here who can make big surprises and among these players I count Sascha and myself".

Celtic secures trophy treble, ends Scottish season unbeaten

Tom Rogic was the hero with a goal in extra time to deliver his team with a historic season. "Coming in my job was to try and impose an identity in how we play". With 10 minutes remaining the game was on a knife-edge and Scott Sinclair missed a third golden chance when he got on the end of a cross ball but didn't get any power to direct it by Joe Lewis .

Cardinal George Pell: Green light to charge him

Victorian Police declined to comment on the current investigation, but this advice may mean the Cardinal faces child sex abuse charges. The investigation is reportedly related to claims by two men that they were abused by Pell in the late 1970s when he was a priest in Ballarat , Victoria.

Old hands set for another run at French Open title

Those who prefer to watch the women's competition will be disappointed to hear that Serena Williams will miss the tournament due to her pregnancy. Sharapova is only a month removed from her drug suspension and did not obtain enough points to get back into the top 200, which is approximately where she needed to be in order to get direct entry into qualifying.

Washington Nationals acquire Ryan Raburn from Chicago White Sox for PTBNL

For his big league career, which has featured stints with both the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians as well, he is now sporting a.253 batting average with 91 home runs and 352 RBI to coincide with his.317 on-base percentage. Raburn began his career with the Detroit Tigers . Last season Raburn played 113 games with the Colorado Rockies . He hit.220, while recording nine home runs and 30 RBI.

Celtic defeat Aberdeen 2-1 to lift the Scottish Cup

Celtic grew stronger as the second half went on and Rogic - a first-half replacement after Kieran Tierney had teeth smashed by Jayden Stockley's arm - glided into the box before finishing inside the near post as Brendan Rodgers' side completed the whole domestic season unbeaten with the club's first treble since 2001.

Manchester United set to reward Jose Mourinho with new five-year deal

Jose Mourinho is putting pressure on Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward to complete a deal for Michael Keane, reports say. Jesse Lingard believes Manchester United are "capable of anything" and expects them to challenge for the Premier League title next season.

Questions abound for future of Indy 500 on television

Ahead of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing", experienced ESPN commentary duo Eddie Cheever and Scott Goodyear have had their say on the man everyone's talking about - Fernando Alonso . Although reliability on the Honda engines has been spotty — James Hinchcliffe had a failure during Fridays practice — the speed is there and Honda won a year ago with Alexander Rossi, a rookie who coasted across the finish line on fumes.

Arsenal Beat Chelsea, Win Record 13th FA Cup

The post FA Cup Triumph: Wenger Deserves Respect appeared first on leadership.ng . Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois blamed a lack of concentration and a refereeing decision for the FA Cup final defeat that reminded him of a familiar anti-climax to the season when he was with former club Atletico Madrid.

N.K. leader inspects test-fire of new anti-aircraft weapon

Kim Jong-un is preparing for World War 3, he was so impressed he has ordered the mass-production and deployment of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system which the North Korean leader personally witnessed being test fired recently, state media reported.

Liverpool bid €75million for Monaco teenage sensation — In Focus

Though highly rated, Martial has failed to fully establish himself at Old Trafford. Marca report that the Anfield club submitted a large £64 million bid for Mbappe but Monaco wasted no time in rejecting the offer. Trezeguet says Martial has found it hard at United. Champions League qualification will make it much easier, of course. That's a very clear example.

Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to 1 count

Pacman was initially charged with disorderly conduct and assault as well - but those charges were dropped as part of his deal. "I truly apologize for what I did, my actions", Jones said . "We have been monitoring developments in this matter, which continues to be reviewed under the personal conduct policy". "I have 99 percent non-celebrities in my court".

President Trump calls for DOJ investigation into alleged Manchester leak

He's asked the Justice Department to launch a full investigation. Angered by the leaks, British police stopped passing information to USA counterparts. On Wednesday morning, an NBC reporter said he had heard from a USA intelligence official that Abedi's family had warned authorities about him in the past.

Olivier Giroud makes statement on Arsenal future and dodges transfer question

A return to his homeland has been mooted, with Marseille among those said to be keen, but Giroud is eager to point out that he is under contract and setting his sights on silverware with the Gunners. We will see what happens in the future'. "No, because we finished very well with a lot of wins". "But paradoxically, last year, we finished second with 71 points, and this year we're fifth with 75.That proves the Premier League is a league that is increasingly hard and hotly contested with ...

Wait is over: Time for Cavs-Warriors

The Celtics are the only team to beat the Cavs in this year's playoffs and they do have a good chance to do it again with the home court advantage, but as we have seen, if LeBron and Kyrie are on their game, few teams are able to contend.

Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United and Chelsea in £100m transfer battle

Meanwhile, Real Madrid appear to have shifted their interest to London rivals Tottenham Hotspur with president Florentino Perez angling towards a move for promising midfielder Dele Alli . Per Davie's report , Conte's side have made the signing of Lukaku their priority at the end of this campaign, and Costa continues to be reported as a target for the Chinese Super League, wrote the Independent's Jack De Menezes .

Wayne Rooney Has Decided His Manchester United Future

Jose Mourinho had just been repeatedly tossed into the air by members of his backroom staff when the jubilant Manchester United manager beckoned his son, Jose Jr., onto the field. "Now it's up to him and the owners", Mourinho said. Pushed on whether he had decided what to do, the United captain said with a smile: "More or less, yeah".

Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

On the other side of the pitch, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was celebrating with his players, becoming exactly the opposite of Conte in recent seasons: Able to win cups again and again, but incapable of lifting league trophies. Moses darted into the right side of the Arsenal area and appeared to dive, with the referee subsequently dismissing the Nigeria global for a second yellow card .

Tsonga wins first ATP clay-court title in Lyon

Raonic had won five of the previous seven meetings between the two, including their showdown in Rome last week. The Frenchman, who has reached 25 ATP finals on other surfaces, will face third-seeded Tomas Berdych on Saturday. Tsonga's win just ahead of the French Open has definitely raised hopes, as his country looks to end their 34-year search for a victor of their own.

French Open 2017: Murray to play Kuznetsov in round one

Djokovic , who swept all Grand Slam tournament trophies with success past year, will meet Spanish Marcel Granollers in his opening title defence match. Serbia's Novak Djokovic is the defending champion in the Men's singles and Spain's Garbine Muguruza is the defending champion in the Women's Singles.

Chelsea fans are not happy with Victor Moses after sending off

Arsene Wenger secured his record seventh FA Cup final win as Arsenal produced a magnificent display to win a Wembley thriller against 10-man Chelsea , yesterday. "What he did today was just a outcome of an unbelievable attitude every day, even if not selected, until the Everton game in the squad". He has been honest with me and me with him.

Kerber out to find elusive love for French Open clay

They were set to play again in Sydney past year but Kerber had to withdraw. But she promptly double-faulted to hand the advantage back to Makarova. The result will allow Karolina Pliskova or Simona Halep to overtake Kerber for the No. The Romanian, who faces Slovakia's Jana Cepelova in the first round, earlier this week rated her chances of playing in Paris as just "50-50". "I really was a (Pete) Sampras fan, to tell you the truth", he said.

Neymar equals Madrid legend Puskas' record in Copa del Rey final

Barca disappointed in La Liga and the Champions League this term, losing out to rivals Real Madrid domestically and exiting the European stage in the quarter-finals at the hands of Juventus. But Messi and Neymar had not finished yet. However, he lamented conceding twice in three minutes on the stroke of half time that left him with too much of a hill to climb in the second period.

Indians unveil statue of Frank Robinson

Still active as a player, he made the day even more memorable by hitting a home run in his first at-bat. Robinson joined the Indians as a player late in the 1974 season and recalled the day he agreed to take job as player/manager on October 3.

Arsenal shock EPL champions Chelsea to claim FA Cup

Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the flawless response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later. "I think the players must keep in mind our fantastic season and also this final. That's why I will play special tribute to him". But he still has yet to win a cup in an impressive coaching career.

Jose Mourinho: 'Antoine Griezmann deal out of my hands'

United will be in the Champions League next season, and a squad overhaul seems inevitable . Following Manchester United's victory over Ajax in the Europa League final, Jose Mourinho was asked about the club's transfer plans for the summer.

Monaco Grand Prix: Jenson Button targeting point-scoring weekend

He has two wins and two runner-up finishes to his credit this year. The vehicle failed to deliver for the German, who started and finished the race in fourth, and he was unable to thwart Sergio Perez's Force India that finished third. "If you clip your front wing, it could take it (off) because you've made a small mistake and it will fly you straight into the wall". Allison added: "Clearly we have a significant job of work on our hands to understand why the vehicle was so hard to drive for ...

Arsene Wenger suggests Arsenal future to be announced in midweek

The Blues laughed at the back-three, thinking it would probably be a cakewalk to a double-winning season, but it was Arsenal who had the last laugh. Shortly after, Arsenal received a major boost. "Getting into the stadium took a bit longer than usual because there were extra checks", said Chelsea fan Mike Dean, from the Channel Islands.

Boston Celtics mock draft 2.0: Officially eliminated edition

When Kevin Love whipped out his phone to take a selfie, King James even paused mid-sentence (addressing the "beast of a matchup we got next round" aka the rematch with the Golden State Warriors ) to smile. It's just my personal goal to keep me motivated - that's all". They were done by the end of the third quarter in Thursday's Game 5, but they still scored or assisted on 34 of the team's 38 baskets while in the game.

Valtteri Bottas confident Mercedes can fight Ferrari

However, the shock of the evening was reserved for Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton , who will start the race in 13th spot after finishing qualifying in 14th spot. "It feels like a mystery". "They'll cross examine both cars to understand if there's anything different". "As I said, it's been fantastic for the team, but I am not totally happy with my performance today".

'Devastated' Hamilton seeks answers to tyre mystery

Raikkonen, obediently, reminded reporters that both men raced for the same team - Ferrari. Hamilton admitted Mercedes was still struggling to understand the behaviour of the tyres, saying: "It's a very, very odd thing, because I did the same thing as I do always when I leave the garage".

Hall of Fame pitcher, former US Senator Jim Bunning dies at 85

The second one, on Father's Day of 1964, was a ideal game, as Bunning's Phillies blanked the New York Mets. A fiery competitor who was known for a no-nonsense style both on the mound and in the political arena, Bunning was a product of the 1960s era of baseball when pitchers were imposing and intimidating.

LeBron James Speaks On Passing Michael Jordan's Playoffs Points Mark

It's the matchup most expected, the matchup most predicted, and probably the matchup the Cavaliers and Warriors wanted as well. He watched Game 5 in street clothes. Deron Williams, who had been quiet for most of the series, also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . For James, the Finals are an annual rite.