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Arsenal sign goalkeeper Leno from Leverkusen

We wish you all the best in this next phase of your career!' "Bernd is a goalkeeper of high quality and experience", Emery told the club's website. We were expecting an official announcement from Arsenal today but it seems that the Bundesliga side has beaten them to it. Read More »

99.6% of Iceland's TV viewers watched Argentina draw


I said after the draw it would be one of the easiest matches we could play. "We will respect all our opponents, particularly Argentina, but we will not adjust to them", he told reporters."We will play our style". "I blame a lack of preparation because there obviously hasn't been any", Maradona added. They would have opened a little more and we could have found more spaces. Read More »

The Spurs Reportedly Won’t Trade Kawhi Leonard Until This Happens


Leonard can opt out of his current contract after next season and become a free agent. Leonard was supposed to meet with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich this week to resolve tension that arose during the All-Star's lengthy absence last season due to quadriceps tendinopathy, which limited him to just nine games. Read More »

Technology helps France to 2-1 win over Australia


Deschamps was a World Cup victor as a player, lifting the trophy as captain in Paris after a crushing 3-0 final win over Brazil in 1998. "Pride and disappointment. "For a lot of our players it was their first match (at the World Cup ), but we know that, technically, we didn't play to our potential", he said. "Mistakes happen, you have to own them and the quickly move on", he said. Read More »

Mexican World Cup Fans Celebrated So Hard They Might've Caused An Earthquake


Mexico sprang the flawless trap for confident and overwhelming pre-game favorites Germany on Sunday to take advantage of the champions' defensive weakness in their opening match at the World Cup . A second-half header from Steven Zuber cancelled out a sensational early goal from Philippe Coutinho as Switzerland and Brazil drew 1-1 in a tight Group E World Cup opener on Sunday. Read More »

Michael Porter Jr. cancels pro day because of hip injury


ESPN's second-rated prospect, Slovenian Luka Doncic , will not be attending the draft unless his Real Madrid season in the Spanish ACB league ends with a playoff loss on Tuesday. Had he made it thru his entire freshman campaign without injury, there's a good chance Porter would be a lock for the top pick in the National Basketball Association draft but now there's doubt that he'll go with the first overall selection. Read More »

Messi the first to miss a penalty at 2018 World Cup Russia


Australia lost 6-0 the last time they met France in 2013 but the Socceroos' Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk said self-belief was the key to securing an upset. While the result was not on the scale of that Iceland produced to eliminate England from Euro 2016, it was a major boost for the tiny nation, who retain hopes of advancing from a group that also includes Nigeria and Croatia. Read More »

Phoenix Suns won't deal No. 1 pick for Kawhi Leonard


What might not help, though, is how the Spurs found out about Leonard's trade request: Via social media, as with the rest of us, according to Yahoo's Shams Charania . In the 2016-17 season, Leonard averaged 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game. While LeBron James and Paul George have been the most talked about superstars, a new name has seriously entered the fray in Kawhi Leonard . Read More »

Johnson shares lead in a US Open that plays like one


He had four bogeys through 10 holes Friday and a double bogey on No. 12 before rallying with back-to-back birdies on the 14th and 15th holes, but he was done in by a double bogey on the 18th. Johnson looked serene on the course . Mickelson apologized if anyone was offended by his act, even after saying he knew the rules for hitting a ball in motion and was happy to take a two-shot penalty instead of playing a crude version of tennis. Read More »

Southgate's Lions are on their way to Russian Federation


If England are able to find a way past the 2014 World Cup winners, Euro 2016 champions PORTUGAL would be next on the menu, if results were to go according to world rankings. "That's not just me being obviously slightly biased because I worked with him at Sunderland and Everton , but everyone at Everton saw him as the best and most consistent performer in the entire season". Read More »

World Cup host Russian Federation spent billions, but will its economy benefit?


The Green Falcons are taking part for the 5th time in the FIFA World Cup . The new FIFA World Ranking formula will be more objective and fair than the current one, CEO of the Local Organizing Committee Alexey Sorokin said on Sunday. So Brazil was keen to have India in the tournament and they contacted All India Football Federation (AIFF) and asked them to participate. "We are drawn to machine learning models because they can sift through a large number of possible explanatory ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, Wins His 11th French Open Title

The king of clay has his first major of 2018 and will be eager to add a second when the Grand Slam calendar turns to Wimbledon in July, although it's been eight years since he last made the final at SW19. 'Of course I would love to have 20 like Roger in the future or even more, but being honest, is something that is not in my mind. And world No 1 Nadal congratulated Halep on her clay court success. Read More »

Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all


His first attempt was made at 186 pounds, and at his second attempt, he was still.2 pounds over the mark. But Whittaker has agreed to save the main event and face him in a non-title bout. It would make me upset if my opponent missed weight because I believe making weight is half the job; if you don't make 84.5 [kilos, 186lbs] then we're not in the same weight division. Read More »

Justify Wins the Triple Crown


After his victories at the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness , Justify now enjoys 4-5 odds, so to win any real money betting on him, you'll have to wager quite a bit. His human handlers also made history. Majority he has already beaten, in either the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness , but there are a few new faces. Read More »

Mo Salah Claims He'll Be Ready For Uruguay Game


Salah is hopeful that he will be ready to face Uruguay on June 15 for the start of Egypt's "special" World Cup campaign. "He sent me a message, but I never told him it was 'fine, '" Salah said in an interview with Marca that was published today . Read More »

Fekir on verge of sealing Liverpool switch


Despite this, Goal understands Liverpool believe a deal can be thrashed out before Fekir flies to Russian Federation with his national team this weekend. "We haven't set a starting price because we haven't discussed that yet". A fee has yet to be revealed , although it is rumoured that Liverpool will have to pay around €65m (£57m approx) to make Fékir their second summer signing. Read More »