Newcastle sign Chelsea outcast Kenedy on loan

Newcastle sign Chelsea outcast Kenedy on loan

Benitez has now admitted that he feels that his side have not improved much on what they had available to them last season. I knew there would be a lot of competition, I just need to do my best. The 21-year-old arrived at Chelsea from Brazilian club Fluminense in summer 2015 and instead of becoming another member of the loan brigade from the get-go, he was integrated into the first-team instead. Read More

Missing Dembele suspended as Barcelona's 'unacceptable' bid rejected by Borussia Dortmund

Missing Dembele suspended as Barcelona's 'unacceptable' bid rejected by Borussia Dortmund

BORUSSIA DORTMUND have sensationally revealed that Barcelona target Ousmane Dembele missed training this morning and is now AWOL. "As there is no other offer on the table, a transfer by the player to FC Barcelona is not at this time expected nor now very likely", said a club statement . Read More

Branden Albert Placed on Jaguars' Reserve/Retired List After NFL Comeback Report

Branden Albert Placed on Jaguars' Reserve/Retired List After NFL Comeback Report

Just one week after he abruptly made a decision to retire, Branden Albert has changed his mind. Albert has walked out on the team a couple of times since he was acquired from the Dolphins back in March. In mid-June Albert did not take part in a mandatory minicamp of three days held by the team, but reported with the other veterans for Jacksonville to training camp July 26. Read More

Pakistan to suffer slow internet after cable fault

Pakistan to suffer slow internet after cable fault

A fault occurred near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in one of the global submarine cable systems IMEWE early Saturday that providing internet bandwidth to Pakistan . Among the cancelled flights were Dubai-bound PA210, Manchester-bound 701, Madina-bound NL705 and Karachi-bound PA201, according to flight inquiry. 'Due to this, customers will experience slow internet browsing. Read More

Cooney: Daulton Bonded with Phillies Fans

Cooney: Daulton Bonded with Phillies Fans

In the wake of former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton's death after a four-year battle with brain cancer, former teammate Lenny Dykstra paid tribute to a man he called his "brother" and "the toughest player" in an emotional Facebook video on Monday morning. Read More

Everton boss Koeman makes confident Sigurdsson deal claim

Everton boss Koeman makes confident Sigurdsson deal claim

The Iceland worldwide has been linked with a move to Goodison Park all summer, with both the Toffees and Leicester having had £40m bids rejected by Swansea , who value the player at £50m. "And it is best for everyone that he doesn't play in these [pre-season] games". Aaron Lennon was absent from the squad for Everton's final pre-season fixture ahead of their Premier League opener against Stoke this Saturday. Read More

Jay Cutler has a surprisingly strong record against the Kansas City Chiefs

Jay Cutler has a surprisingly strong record against the Kansas City Chiefs

That ended up being one of Cutler's best statistical years - he threw for 3,659 yards while completing 64.4% of his passes with 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions for a career-high 92.3 passer rating. And frankly, in their most recent play, Moore has outplayed Cutler. Hell, Gase even got Cutler to smile more in the locker room . Receiver Kenny Stills said that while Moore is "our guy", there's no quarterback controversy among the players. Read More

Arsene Wenger hints Man United should not be in the Champions League

Arsene Wenger hints Man United should not be in the Champions League

Alexis Sanchez returned to training with Arsenal on Wednesday and according to The Sun the Chilean frontman has "held showdown talks with Arsene Wenger " in which the paper claims he was offered a new £290,000-a-week deal. "Morata is maybe less of a goalscorer than Costa, but he can score and provide as well". Arsenal will face Premier League champions Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. Read More

European Central Bank say no contact from South Africa over Gibson

During the interval, England made a clear decision to break the shackles, and although Jonny Bairstow was caught at deep backward square-leg to give Olivier a third victim, Moeen was able to continue the assault thanks to Elgar's second drop - this time off Maharaj. Read More

Carlo Ancelotti: Bayern's preseason no reason to worry after Super Cup win

Carlo Ancelotti: Bayern's preseason no reason to worry after Super Cup win

Kimmich missed his penalty kick, but Ulreich saved against Sebastian Rode and Marc Bartra for Bayern to win the minor trophy for the second straight year. Lewandowski added: "We made a few mistakes but it's the first match of the season". "We know that preseason hasn't gone as well as we had wanted but today we saw the Bayern that everyone wants to see, especially in the first half when we had lots of chances", Ulreich told German broadcaster ZDF after the final whistle. Read More

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho anxious about Neymar to PSG world record move

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho anxious about Neymar to PSG world record move

United sources say Mourinho still believes they should have done the vast majority - if not all business - before the USA tour to give him more time to work with players and also feels that delays have also made the actual deals more hard too, especially in the case of Ivan Perisic . Read More

Bairstow's 99 puts England on top in South Africa Test

Bairstow's 99 puts England on top in South Africa Test

They had resumed with 260 for six on a sunny morning, and were especially well served by Bairstow - whose first 50 came from exactly 100 balls and the next 49 from just 45. After England were justifiably criticised for their reckless batting during their embarrassing 340-run defeat at Trent Bridge, they needed to find a No. Read More

Big-spending Everton edge through as Dominic Calvert-Lewin fires in victor

Big-spending Everton edge through as Dominic Calvert-Lewin fires in victor

Ronald Koeman's side progressed to the final qualifying round after securing a 2-0 aggregate win over Slovakian side MFK Ruzomberok on Thursday. And that meant they avoided the likes of AC Milan , Ajax and Athletic Bilbao. However, boss Ronald Koeman has confirmed that the England Under-21 global, who arrived from Sunderland for £30m this summer, will be in goal. Calvert-Lewin latched on to Davy Klaassen's through ball, before finishing well, to send Everton through to the next ... Read More

Mourinho Hoping To Sign One More Player To Complete Manchester United Team

Mourinho Hoping To Sign One More Player To Complete Manchester United Team

A winger is the Portuguese coach's top priority but little progress has been made in recent weeks amid an inflated transfer market which has seen Neymar join PSG for €222m [£198m]. Their arrivals take the average height of United's players to around 6ft 1in, on a par with the tallest sides in the Premier League . Paris St Germain right-back Serge Aurier is another player who has been linked with a move to United but sources close to the club have dismissed any talks with the player. Read More

Bolt raring for final show

Bolt raring for final show

I've been here many times. De Grasse was seen as one of the strongest challengers to the Jamaican, who will be competing for the final time, and his withdrawal will mean that Bolt will fancy his chances even more. It looks likely to be the man who finished with silver at London 2012, Botswana's Nijel Amos, but it just might be Kenyan newcomer Emmanuel Korir, who set the world's best time of the year at 1:43.10. Read More

Ravens coach, GM open to Kaepernick signing; owner is not

Ravens coach, GM open to Kaepernick signing; owner is not

Coach John Harbaugh said publicly the team was strongly considering signing Kaepernick . Earlier this week the news broke that the Baltimore Ravens were wrestling with whether to sign free agent QB Colin Kaepernick , who's hung in limbo since refusing last season to stand for the National Anthem. Read More

Liverpool slap a huge price on Coutinho to scare off Barcelona

A Barcelona move for Coutinho is largely hinged on the situation where they sell Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain according to Sky Sports . Clearly the price reflects the fact that Liverpool don't want to sell him. Meanwhile, Catalan radio station RAC1 has reported that Barça have already reached an agreement over personal terms with Coutinho. Coutinho is now with the rest of the Liverpool squad in Germany, where he was handed the captain's armband for a joint-125th anniversary ... Read More

Max Verstappen apologises for Daniel Ricciardo clash

Max Verstappen apologises for Daniel Ricciardo clash

Silver Arrows star Valtteri Bottas , who on Thursday admitted the track is not a favourite for his team, was in third, 0.201secs off the pace, while the second Scuderia of Kimi Raikkonen was fourth, 0.300secs behind the early pacesetter. Read More

Dominic Solanke stars in Liverpool's victory at Hertha Berlin

Dominic Solanke stars in Liverpool's victory at Hertha Berlin

For the moment, we're really happy. Liverpool's tour commences with a game against Bundesliga outfit Hertha Berlin , before meeting Bayern Munich in the Audi Cup next week. Gomez's Liverpool career was dealt a huge blow back in October 2015 when an anterior cruciate ligament injury ruled him out of action until January 2017. Read More

Wenger tells Sanchez to respect Arsenal contract

Wenger was talking after watching his side win 5-2 against Benfica in the Emirates Cup. "I saw that the stewards caught him in a bit of a strong way, and I just said 'calm down, '" Wenger said . Sanchez is not the only player whose deal expires at the end of the season, with Mesut Ozil, Kieran Gibbs, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere among those reaching the end of their contracts. Read More