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Black: Van Dijk may have 'options' to leave

Black: Van Dijk may have 'options' to leave

He said: "He's our captain and I have said he is important for us". In the 14 contests without Van Dijk Southampton have taken 14 points, given them a total of one point per league match when the skipper doesn't play. But Austin played for Southampton's Under-23s on Friday night and could be in contention to face the Gunners. "He [Van Dijk] will come back for us next season".


Statement from Leicester Tigers & Ben Youngs

Statement from Leicester Tigers & Ben Youngs

Gatland said this was not the time for any big motivational speeches but the coaches will be addressing the players about the expectations that come with being a Lion and the particular challenge of touring New Zealand. "The illness would have been a major distraction and although Tiffany wanted me to go I took it upon myself to say that it wasn't the right thing for me to do", he told the Telegraph .


Chelsea's Diego Costa: I am the owner of my future

Chelsea's Diego Costa: I am the owner of my future

As reported by the Telegraph , Costa said that he will decide his own future - that does not necessarily mean that he's moving to China . Diego Costa's future is something that has been talked about over and over again, but it seems that the player himself thinks he has been bullied by the media and isn't planning on going anywhere this summer.


Patriots give a seldom-used $1.1 million tender to LeGarrette Blount

Patriots give a seldom-used $1.1 million tender to LeGarrette Blount

Blount led the National Football League with 18 rushing touchdowns in 2016. Worth noting, according to ESPN.com , which confirmed the tender offer: Blount was in Boston on Wednesday night for Game 5 of the Wizards-Celtics series with several current Patriots, as well as coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft.


Sharapova's wildcards driven by media coverage - Murray

Sharapova's wildcards driven by media coverage - Murray

Sport understands Sharapova will be offered a wildcard for Birmingham . Sharapova has slipped to the 258th rank after her suspension on doping charges and is not entitled to compete in the tournament by the virtue of her position in the world rankings.