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by | December 14, 2018 | 16:58

Though it was he who drew the foul that saw Muller sent off, Tagliafico did more to hinder his team's cause than help. He said: 'The red card for Thomas was fair. "That was a clear red card". Though Ajax did respond with another equaliser, Coman's assured finish gave them a mountain to climb in terms of claiming top spot, the France worldwide needing little time to deliver a reminder of his quality after missing most of the season due to an ankle ligament injury.

by | December 14, 2018 | 15:41

From Mosgiel dairy farming stock and time as a midfield back for Canterbury and former detective in Christchurch, Hansen's tenure in the big chair and his laconic and direct post-match observations have won him national and global acclaim. "He cares deeply about the game and the wider issues facing it and his views are hugely respected not only in New Zealand but internationally". "Ben will leave New Zealand with the very best wishes of everyone involved in the All Blacks", said Hansen.

by | December 14, 2018 | 11:40

I wish them the best and really think they can be very important players for the club in the near future. Mourinho says of his brilliant misfit Frenchman, who has been riding the bench for the last two matches: "I'm looking for him to play well and to have a good impact in the game and a good impact in the team - a team with many players that don't have many miles on their legs".

by | December 14, 2018 | 11:00

Kansas City won its first five games, put together a four-game winning streak after its first loss and is now on a three-game winning streak heading into Thursday's matchup. But the plan all along was for Berry to only play a certain amount of snaps, and the Chiefs stuck to it by sitting him most of the second half. However, Philip Rivers and the visitors had very different ideas at Arrowhead Stadium, pulling off a wild comeback and escaping with what became a 29-28 victory in the final ...

by | December 14, 2018 | 08:50

Despite Griffin's best efforts to get into Butler's head and throw him off his game, the former Timberwolf owned the night, dropping 38 points to go along with 6 rebounds and 6 assists to lead the 76ers to their 18th win of the season. He wanted to play [against the Pistons]. "My body feels great, and it's just I haven't been playing well", Embiid said. Embiid added that he didn't think being overworked - he is averaging four more minutes than previous year - was the reason for his ...

by | December 14, 2018 | 05:15

No, for these Raptors to write a different ending in the postseason this time around, they can not have Lowry looking as passive and ineffective as he was last week, and like he has been at times in previous playoff runs. "Pace", said Lowry of the difference in this one. "He was probably frustrated he wasn't making shots, but that comes and goes, and he's right back where we want him, and where we need him to be".

by | December 14, 2018 | 04:14

Australian opening batsman Marcus Harris in action on debut in the first Test match between Australia and India . "He has been ruled out of the second Test ", India´s governing body, the BCCI , said. Ravindra Jadeja and Hanuma Vihari have been picked in the side. Prithvi Shaw , who sustained an ankle injury in the warm-up match against a Cricket Australia XI Sydney, was "recovering well" but was not yet available for selection, a BCCI statement said.

by | December 14, 2018 | 02:14

As such, he got slapped like one ... by team owner Michael Jordan . As this all was playing out, Jordan summoned Monk and gently chided him for his over-exuberance, giving him a couple of teasing smacks to the back of his head to drive home his point.

by | December 14, 2018 | 01:56

Wijnaldum insisted. "We know we have to do a lot to not lose games and even more to win it. If you reassure [over] something, it's because you are thinking in different [ways]". 'It was a really good save, with that save he brought us to the last 16'. Pochettino described Levy as "not an easy man" but one who wants to "create things" for others.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:16

When rumors of the lawsuit swirled earlier this year, some suggested the Raiders would refuse to play in Oakland for the 2019 season. They are expected to begin playing in Las Vegas when a new stadium opens in 2020. "My feeling is we're 3-10 and we're still relevant", Davis said. "We've had people talking trash about [the Coliseum], or whatever they want, but I love it".

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:47

Legend has it that Dwyane Wade is still there signing jerseys. "Thanks for pushing me to be greater than I knew I was", it said. "Me and you. One on one". "James left the Cavaliers as a free agent in July". So while plenty of Knicks fans might've felt a brutal gut punch on Monday night while believing that they were tantalizingly close to landing LeBron this summer, it turns out he may not have even considered them very much at all.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:31

Ravichandran Ashwin led from the front with three wickets to his name while Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets each as India bounced back strongly from their lacklustre performance on the first day. We did not let up again for four days'. Pujara said it was one of his best test innings, but lamented the lack of application from India's main batsmen.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:21

The 33-year-old missed France's World Cup-winning campaign due to the injury. Unai Emery has revealed that signing a new centre-back will be Arsenal's priority in the January transfer window. Academy product Zech Medley could also get his first start against Qarabag, although Emery said he has yet to decide whether to play a back three again or revert to a back four.

by | December 13, 2018 | 10:03

by | December 13, 2018 | 04:26

Despite Liverpool's goal, they only needed a single one themselves to ensure the home team would need to score another two unopposed to knock them out. Asked about United's fortunes - they sit sixth at present, a full 16 points shy of Liverpool - Wijnaldum said: "Things can happen, everyone can have a bad season".

by | December 13, 2018 | 03:01

Staying with sport, November's rugby match between Ireland and New Zealand also gripped the nation, coming in at number seven. Second place goes to one of the newest member of the British Royal Family, Meghan Markle . On a lighter note, the ever-popular Marvel movies also topped the search charts. The top five list includes "supermarkets near me", "gas stations near me", "cashpoint near me", and "car dealers near me".

by | December 12, 2018 | 21:12

The English club had plenty of half-chances against a much-changed Barca, who had already won the group, but Philippe Coutinho nearly made it 2-0 when his low shot struck the post. However, Liverpool centre-back Van Dijk dismissed the suggestion on the eve of the blockbuster fixture. While Mertens was down getting treatment, Van Dijk and club captain Jordan Henderson were seen having a heated argument.

by | December 12, 2018 | 19:39

He has held multiple positions for the Vikings (all over the offense), from being an assistant to the head coach/quarterbacks coach, to being a tight end/quarterback/running back coach. The second thing Zimmer brought up was the fact that Stefanski also has a "great grasp" on the players, according to Vikings.com . Quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski is stepping in now on an interim basis for DeFilippo, as the Vikings' fourth offensive coordinator and play caller over the last three seasons.

by | December 12, 2018 | 19:00

The USA lost to New Zealand in the final of last weekend's season-opener in Dubai. In the final Fiji captain Kalione Nasoko opened the scoring with a solo run after some excellent Fiji defending, before they were handed two gift tries. (R) Carlin Isles runs with the ball at Cape Town Sevens on December 9, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. After battling through the quarterfinals with a 21-12 win over a mediocre Scotland side‚ the Blitzboks had their chances against Fiji but faltered due to ...

by | December 12, 2018 | 15:28

Los Millionarios' players sang a song to the tune of It's a Long Way to Tipperary after pipping their city rivals to the Copa Libertadores title with a 5-3 aggregate win at the Bernabeu in Madrid. River Plate finally triumphed in the game but it was the post match celebrations that piqued the interest of some eagle eared listeners who noticed a familiar tune playing during the trophy presentation on the pitch.