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Man United to play with Ajax in Europa League final

Man United to play with Ajax in Europa League final

It was very important for us that we equal that desire. He has introduced teenage talent and worked hard to flawless an approach dubbed "Totalfootball 2.0", with players switching constantly between attack and defence. After the game, Mourinho called Bailly's performance as "phenomenal", but also added he was "naive" for getting sent off. Ajax, meanwhile, looked to have killed their tie against Lyon following their 4-1 win in last week's home leg when Kasper Dolberg gave them a 27th-minute ...


Totti refuses to confirm retirement

Totti refuses to confirm retirement

A World Cup victor with Italy, Totti came through the youth system at Roma before making his senior debut in 1993 as a 16-year-old. As Francesco Totti's career at Roma nears its end, Alejandro Moreno explains why we're unlikely to ever see another one like it.


Rangers youth star Billy Gilmour to join Chelsea

Rangers youth star Billy Gilmour to join Chelsea

However, the Portuguese tactician has failed in that aspect and Chelsea have finally got their man, with Antonio Conte's side having to cough up a "significant sum" to acquire the services of Gilmour. But Gilmour opted against staying at Ibrox and put pen to paper on a deal with the west London outfit. Rangers could earn more than £1million from the sale of 15-year-old Billy Gilmour to Chelsea , Press Association Sport understands.


FIFA keep bidding options open for 2026 World Cup

FIFA keep bidding options open for 2026 World Cup

The financial windfall for the FIFA World Cup in 2026 is not yet known but if the All Whites were to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in 2018 they will receive around $10m (US). "This is a victory for us", U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said, according to ESPNFC . "Barring a last-minute change - which, with global sporting politics, can never be entirely ruled out - support for the bid's proposal to fast-track the awarding of the World Cup rights appears broad", ESPN reported yesterday.


Brandin Cooks: Patriots 'on a mission' in 2017

Brandin Cooks: Patriots 'on a mission' in 2017

The Patriots loved his speed, big play ability and good hands, and that's what led to the trade bringing him to Foxboro in the offseason and sending the Saints a first round pick. "That's what it's all about". On the Week 2 game in New Orleans: "Yeah, it's exciting, but it's going to be another game". The 23-year-old has been working with all three New England quarterbacks, but surprisingly, he did not ask Jimmy Garoppolo for the number that he wore in New Orleans, No.



Rockets May Rethink James Harden's Rest During Regular Season

But then he and the Rockets ran into the San Antonio Spurs. And those images will linger for some time. He finished the game with only 10 points (tying a season-low) and six turnovers, and he fouled out in 37 minutes. That will be a task for Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who did a brilliant job last summer in hiring D'Antoni and then building a team that fit his vision - including a pair of questionable signings in Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson that proved to be flawless fits.