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Sports Swansea targeting players who 'can make a difference'
Author: 0 Swansea targeting players who 'can make a difference'

Everton boss Sam Allardyce warns his players not to be complacent in Monday's Premier League meeting with bottom-of-the-table Swansea City . "They have very passionate fans and they've picked up a couple of results, but if we play well, we'll have a chance".

Sports Celtic's Unbeaten Run Brought To Shuddering Halt By Humiliating Defeat
Author: 0 Celtic's Unbeaten Run Brought To Shuddering Halt By Humiliating Defeat

The hammering in Edinburgh saw Brendan Rodgers lose his first domestic game in charge of Celtic. "Even more so if they are a Rangers fan". It took a hotly debated penalty in Motherwell to prevent them sliding to defeat at Fir Park at the end of November and a last-gasp goal-line clearance to prevent Hibs stealing back from 2-0 down to win at Easter Road when they visited the capital a week ago.

Sports Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola amazed by Kevin De Bruyne against Tottenham
Author: 0 Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola amazed by Kevin De Bruyne against Tottenham

Guardiola also thanked his club for providing the players at his disposal while discussing their winning streak. "We can't think that we're unbeatable and we have to keep our focus game by game". "I am very disappointed". Given City's flawless form and the talent of a Spurs side capable of beating anyone, we might have to prepare to watch what could be the best match of the season so far.

Sports Mauricio Pellegrino admits he 'can't control' Virgil van Dijk's Southampton future
Author: 0 Mauricio Pellegrino admits he 'can't control' Virgil van Dijk's Southampton future

Liverpool were forced to apologise after being accused of making an illegal approach for Van Dijk, while Chelsea are among the other clubs to have been linked with the 26-year-old. I can't control the market. 'But I repeat that I can't control the market right now. "He's a really good player". He had a bad injury, but he has recovered very well'.

Sports Civilian killed in Army firing in Kashmir
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The victim, a taxi driver identified Asif Iqbal Bhat, son of Mohammad Iqbal resident of Thandipora was killed at Thandipora in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kralpora. The spokesman said police and civil administration will provide all help to the bereaved family. Hundreds of people stopped the ambulance carrying the body of the deceased at Batpora, a village adjoining Thandipora, and staged massive protesters.

Sports Eagles at Giants: How they match up
Author: 0 Eagles at Giants: How they match up

With Carson Wentz out for the season, the onus falls on Foles to lead the Eagles' offensively. Wentz finished well ahead of Saints quarterback Drew Brees who managed 743,355 votes. It's certainly better than the New York Giants . But this is still a phenomenal Eagles team. Michael Vick told SportsRadio 94 WIP this week that Foles, the Eagles' fill-in starter after Wentz's season-ending ACL tear, "can get it done" and take Philadelphia "deep in the playoffs" despite the ...

Sports Pep Guardiola: Manchester City can still get 'much, much better'
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Manchester City can still get 'much, much better'

De Bruyne was on the end of a poor challenge from Dele Alli but the former Chelsea man recovered to score a minute later and Guardiola was in disbelief at De Bruyne's display. Guardiola can equal his 16-game winning streak set with Barcelona in La Liga with a victory on Saturday against Tottenham, although he will still be three behind the 19 successive Bundesliga games he won at Bayern Munich.

Sports Conte reacts to Chelsea's narrow win against Southampton
Author: 0 Conte reacts to Chelsea's narrow win against Southampton

Chelsea have now won eight of their last 10 Premier League games and Conte is please with their overall progress. Chelsea had 24 shots against Southampton , an average of one every four minutes, but only eight were on target, and only Alonso's sublime free-kick was able to beat Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster .

Sports Saunders already believes he holds a distinct advantage over Lemieux
Author: 0 Saunders already believes he holds a distinct advantage over Lemieux

The only way it can influence the fight is if the judges are swayed by the noise of the pro-Lemieux crowd that will pack the arena in Laval and undoubtedly react raucously to every punch and forward movement of their hero. The boxing lesson continued in the fifth, as Lemieux could not find Saunders, and Saunders managed the distance easily. Ingle implored him during that round to "bust up" Lemieux.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola coy on fresh swoop for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez, whose contract at the Emirates expires at the end of the season, was the subject of a £60m summer Deadline Day move from Manchester City, but the deal fell through because Arsenal were unable to find a replacement on such short notice.

Sports West Brom 'down the road' on signing Hegazi
Author: 0 West Brom 'down the road' on signing Hegazi

Solanke bundled home a cross minutes after his introduction as a second-half substitute, but the ball had looped up onto the England striker's arm via his chest. "That happens quite a lot in the life of a manager. They are up there with Man City in terms of the pace and quality they have up front", Foster told Press Association Sport.

Sports Manchester United's Nemanja Matic: 'Premier League title race is not over'
Author: 0 Manchester United's Nemanja Matic: 'Premier League title race is not over'

I don't understand why people don't think it's a trophy. Matches will follow for the Reds in the Premier League, Carabao Cup and Emirates FA Cup, with the Champions League on the back burner until February. This is a side that started well but with a change of manager and the players out of form, it is starting to look quite tough. "When you get to this stage of the competition, teams who are still in it are there for a reason so we know Sevilla will be a real challenge".

Sports Western Kentucky:Three Keys To Victory at Cure Bowl
Author: 0 Western Kentucky:Three Keys To Victory at Cure Bowl

Georgia State doesn't quite have the same postseason pedigree as WKU, but is excited to make a run at the young program's first-ever bowl victory, when the Panthers from the Sun Belt Conference take on the Hilltoppers from Conference USA on Saturday in the AutoNation Cure Bowl in Orlando, Fla .

Sports Leonard Fournette Misses Third Straight Practice, Questionable for Sunday
Author: 0 Leonard Fournette Misses Third Straight Practice, Questionable for Sunday

Seventh in the National Football League in rushing this season with 923 yards, Fournette had been dealing with an ankle injury for the past month but said Thursday that it's no longer bothering him. He has missed one other game this season because of the ankle injury. So Fournette's fantasy football owners that are preparing a playoff lineup for Week 15 will have to make another plan.

Sports Troy sets school FBS record for wins with New Orleans Bowl victory
Author: 0 Troy sets school FBS record for wins with New Orleans Bowl victory

Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans , La. Dallas Morning News columnists, college writers and editors will be sharing their predictions for bowl games that include local teams or are being hosted locally. Lawrence and sophomore Rico Bussey both had a touchdown reception and combined for 134 yards on 10 catches. Two of Silvers' TD passes went to Damion Willis , whom Silvers targeted more than usual because of an early injury to receiver Deondre Douglas.

Sports Oklahoma Sooners at Wichita State Shockers Odds Preview 12/16/17
Author: 0 Oklahoma Sooners at Wichita State Shockers Odds Preview 12/16/17

This was the first home loss for the Shockers since losing to Oklahoma State last December. The Shockers won the only game against the Sooners last season, 76-73. Wichita State's 0.468 effective field goal percentage was its biggest strength over Oklahoma , who had a rate of 0.354. ( 17) PURDUE 82, BUTLER 67: Carsen Edwards scored 18 points, Vincent Edwards and Isaac Haas had 15 apiece, and Purdue (11-2) beat Butler (8-3) at Indianapolis.