Month: December 2018

Soccer – Manchester United: Solskjaer confident he and his staff have the faith of Ferguson

Soccer – Manchester United: Solskjaer confident he and his staff have the faith of Ferguson

The legendary manager has cast a long shadow of Manchester United since leaving in 2013, but the current boss feels he has the Scot’s faith. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced he and his coaching staff have the faith of managerial legend Alex Ferguson because they are “Manchester United through and through”. Solskjaer has enjoyed a…

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Soccer – Wolverhampton Wanderers to wait on Traore ahead of Crystal Palace clash

Soccer – Wolverhampton Wanderers to wait on Traore ahead of Crystal Palace clash

The 22-year-old suffered a hamstring injury in their comeback victory over Tottenham Hotspur and he is a race to be fit for their tie with the Eagles Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo is hoping Adama Traore recovers from an injury ahead of New Year Day’s fixture against Crystal Palace on Wednesday. The winger was…

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WRC – There’s No Holiday Break for WRC Teams

WRC – There’s No Holiday Break for WRC Teams

Two months. That’s all the break World Rally Championship teams get between seasons, and with Toyota already winning the manufacturers’ championship two years after returning to the series, there’s no question that Tommi Mäkinen’s team will do everything in 2019 to continue that success. Joining Ott Tänak and Jari-Matti Latvala at Toyota for the 2019…

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Soccer – Manchester United boss Solskjaer slams Bailly’s rash tackle on Ryan Fraser

Soccer – Manchester United boss Solskjaer slams Bailly’s rash tackle on Ryan Fraser

The Cote d’Ivoire international was sent off after a harsh challenge on the Cherries winger at Old Trafford Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has slammed Eric Bailly’s tackle in their 4-1 victory over Bournemouth in Sunday’s Premier League game. The 24-year-old who made his eighth league appearance in the tie was sent off by…

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Soccer – Footballers celebrate New Years: ‘Happy New Year Everyone’ – Mbappe, Hummels and Fabregas leads 2019 good wishes

Soccer – Footballers celebrate New Years: ‘Happy New Year Everyone’ – Mbappe, Hummels and Fabregas leads 2019 good wishes

The trio are among a clutch of players to offer their best to the world as 2018 draws to an end The new year is here, with football fans the world over getting into the spirit as we move into 2019. And while some have matches to prepare for, footballers are no different in enjoying…

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NASCAR – Have We Moved On From Brian France? Or Not?

NASCAR – Have We Moved On From Brian France? Or Not?

Aug. 5, 2018 at Watkins Glen International should have been a watershed moment for NASCAR and CEO Brian France. 22-year-old Chase Elliott, running his third full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, finally got over the hump. The soon-to-be Most Popular Driver earned his first career victory on the road course, delighting a sold-out crowd…

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WRC – Boxing: Donnie Nietes captures WBO Super Flyweight World Championship

WRC – Boxing: Donnie Nietes captures WBO Super Flyweight World Championship

Donnie Nietes is now a four-division boxing world champion after defeating Kazuto Ioka to become the new WBO Super Flyweight World Champion (FILE PHOTO) The second time was the charm for Filipino boxing star Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, as on his second attempt, he finally captured the WBO Super Flyweight World Championship.  Nietes outworked Japanese star Kazuto…

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Soccer – Manchester City vs. Liverpool: ‘Always pressure playing for Liverpool’ – Robertson sees no extra nerves ahead of clash

Soccer – Manchester City vs. Liverpool: ‘Always pressure playing for Liverpool’ – Robertson sees no extra nerves ahead of clash

Sitting at the top of the table ahead of a massive clash against Manchester City, the full-back says the Reds aren’t feeling any extra nerves It’s set up for a classic. The Premier League’s two best teams going head-to-head. Stakes high, stage set. All eyes on the Etihad this Thursday. Manchester City and Liverpool have…

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WRC – Xbox Live WARNING: Games with Gold January countdown, new Xbox One release news | Gaming | Entertainment

WRC – Xbox Live WARNING: Games with Gold January countdown, new Xbox One release news | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold January 2019 lineup is almost here and will a fresh list of title to download on Xbox One. These new Xbox games will be going live on Tuesday, January 1, and will be the first of the new year.  As usual, Microsoft will be staggering these new launches throughout the month,…

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Soccer – Chelsea reject Bayern Munich offer for Callum Hudson-Odoi

Soccer – Chelsea reject Bayern Munich offer for Callum Hudson-Odoi

By Conor Laird Last Updated: December 31, 2018 10:05 pm As per a report from Sky Sports, Chelsea have knocked back a bid from Bayern Munich for youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi. Chelsea prodigy Hudson-Odoi, an 18-year-old winger/forward, has been on Chelsea’s books since joining the club at U8-level. And the gifted attacker has…

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WRC – No third car, no Loeb for Citroen in 2019 WRC

WRC – No third car, no Loeb for Citroen in 2019 WRC

Sebastien Loeb Citroen will run only two cars in next year’s World Rally Championship, meaning no starts for Sebastien Loeb. Mads Ostberg, one of Citroen’s 2018 drivers, reported the not unexpected development on his Facebook page, and the Norwegian is therefore also currently out of a seat next year. The French marque ran three cars…

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Soccer – Real Madrid’s plans for Man City youngster Brahim Diaz revealed

Soccer – Real Madrid’s plans for Man City youngster Brahim Diaz revealed

Spanish outlet Marca have this evening provided an insight into European champions’ Real Madrid’s plans for Brahim Diaz. City prodigy Diaz, a 19-year-old attacking midfielder, has been on Manchester City’s books since 2013. He made the move to Manchester from La Liga outfit Malaga for a development fee of £200,000. The gifted teen, who…

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Soccer – Footballers celebrate New Years: ‘Happy New Year Everyone’ – Mbappe, Hummels and Fabregas leads 2019 good wishes

Soccer – Footballers celebrate New Years: ‘Happy New Year Everyone’ – Mbappe, Hummels and Fabregas leads 2019 good wishes

The France and PSG forward is among a clutch of players to offer their best to the world as 2018 draws to an end The new year is here, with football fans the world over getting into the spirit as we move into 2019. And while some have matches to prepare for, footballers are no…

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Formula E – Formula E: Watch: Best moments of 2018

Formula E – Formula E: Watch: Best moments of 2018

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NASCAR – Ellen Lohr returns to racing, joining NASCAR Euro Series in 2019

NASCAR – Ellen Lohr returns to racing, joining NASCAR Euro Series in 2019

Lohr, who previously retired as an active racing driver after the 2016 season will celebrate her racing comeback in 2019. She will be competing for Df1 Racing from Austria in all 13 races of the NASCAR Euro Series. It is the second popular newcomer in the 2019 EuroNASCAR season alongside Jacques Villeneuve. “Df1 Racing Director…

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Soccer – David Ornstein on Arsenal’s January transfer plans and Ramsey’s future

Soccer – David Ornstein on Arsenal’s January transfer plans and Ramsey’s future

Respected BBC journalist David Ornstein has this evening provided updates on both Arsenal’s plans for the January transfer window, and the chase for Aaron Ramsey’s signature. Arsenal’s season Arsenal’s campaign under new manager Unai Emery has proven something of a hit-and-miss affair to date. The Gunners have displayed the kind of passion and fight…

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Soccer – Premier League transfer news: Huddersfield owner promises ‘active’ January to avoid ‘sleepwalk into relegation’

Soccer – Premier League transfer news: Huddersfield owner promises ‘active’ January to avoid ‘sleepwalk into relegation’

The Terriers are bottom of the table after a winless December but the chairman promises responsible action in the winter window Huddersfield Town will not be allowed to “sleepwalk into relegation” and will be active in the January window, promises owner Dean Hoyle. After a promising first campaign in the Premier League that saw them…

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Formula E – Buemi pace ‘not in same league’ as Techeetah – Formula E

Formula E – Buemi pace ‘not in same league’ as Techeetah – Formula E

The Nissan e.dams driver moved up to second place from third on the grid by going around the outside of front row-starter Jose Maria Lopez at Turn 1. Buemi chased eventual race winner Antonio Felix da Costa, but was overhauled by Techeetah pair Jean-Eric Vergne and Andre Lotterer and was shuffled down to…

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