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Sports England great Lineker: Everton star Rooney is 'under-appreciated'
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Wayne Rooney netted his 200th Premier League goal in a first-half in which City were reduced in numbers as Kyle Walker picked up two rather unlucky yellow cards. The more things change the more they stay the same. When he got injured: we might have gone on to win that one if he hadn't, we were looking so good.

Sports Rooney calls time on England despite Southgate recall
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According to him, "Having already thought long and hard, I told Gareth that I had now made a decision to retire for good from worldwide football", said Rooney in a statement sent to Press Association Sport. I have been lucky enough to play with Wayne a number of times and he looks as good as ever now, as hungry as ever and hopefully that is a good sign for us.

Sports UEFA play-offs: Patrick Twumasi hits brace but Astana eliminated by prolific Celtic
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Having won the first leg of the tie 5-0 at Celtic Park last week, the Scottish Premiership giants were firm favourites to progress through to the group stage of the Champions League . "We turned the momentum of the game then". "But I think it is a yearly thing these moments". "But in the end we had 19 attempts at goal and the domination of possession but I still want want us and expect us to be better".

Sports Western Force given right to appeal axing
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ARU chairman Cameron Clyne , and board members John Eales and Brett Robinson represented Australian rugby's governing body at the meeting. At this meeting, Forrest tabled an offer believed to be worth in the vicinity of A$50 million. In that deal, which was effectively a takeover, the ARU was reported to have guaranteed the Force's future until at least the end of the broadcast deal in 2020.

Sports Hacked Barca Twitter account 'announces Di Maria signing'
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So if someone tells you Angel Di Maria is the latest member of Barcelona , be sure to stop the spread of fake news. "We're working to solve the problem as soon as possible". The first said: "Let's get #FCBHack trending on Twitter!" "Thank you for your patience". Neymar had signed a five-year contract with Barcelona in 2016 but left the club after PSG met his buyout clause.

Sports McGregor Confident He'll Knock-Out Mayweather In Two Rounds
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For those bettors who are still sitting on the fence, I bring you the results of a fight simulation by the betting website sportsline.com. However, the boxer did find chinks in the armour of the UFC lightweight champion. This spectacle will see a clash of sports as well as fighter, with MMA fighter McGregor looking to take on Floyd Mayweather , considered by some as the best boxer of this generation.

Sports Red Sox at Indians
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Manager Terry Francona has been able to use Miller at just about any point in a game depending upon the situation at hand, and losing a pitcher with his versatility is a tough blow for Cleveland to absorb. The inning ended when shortstop Francisco Lindor ran down Betts' popup in center field with his back to home plate. So, let's hope they can even up the series and keep their 4.5 game lead over the Yankees in the division.

Sports Arsene Wenger Not Thinking About Signing Players
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It is not manageable. Many clubs are in this situation, that's why the transfer market is quiet. Arsenal outplayed Stoke for long spells and were aggrieved not to gain at least a point after a strong penalty appeal was rejected and a goal disallowed.

Sports NEET only basis for admission in Tamil Nadu medical colleges
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The court has now directed that counselling for allotment of seats to medical and dental courses should be wrapped up by September 4. Earlier this month, on August 16, the law ministry had given a freeway to the Tamil Nadu government, which had sought relief by the way of letting medical students be exempt from appearing in NEET for subsequent admissions.

Sports Jon Jones Fails Drug Test Following UFC 214 Win Over Daniel Cormier
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That failed drug screening led to Jones' eagerly-anticipated rematch with Cormier being scrapped. The UFC has yet to confirm what Jones tested positive for, and has not commented on whether he will retain his title. It is the third time Jones has failed a drug test and the second time he has tested positive for a banned substance in a USADA test. Last time he fought he was granted a testing exemption, which resulted in two failed drug tests, a suspension and a civil lawsuit filed by his ...

Sports Walker sorry for Manchester City red card
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I am not going to talk about the referee". The Everton forward gave his side the lead in the 1-1 draw at the Etihad Stadium, his 200th Premier League goal . Morgan Schneiderlin was sent off for a second yellow card two minutes from time but Sterling and David Silva wasted two chances to win it in added time for City.

Sports Andre Johnson impressed with Tom Savage
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After saying Watson was further ahead than any rookie quarterback he has been around, coach Bill O'Brien probably would not take much offense to the rookie's self-evaluation. Most Texans observers and insiders have been reinforcing the concept of Savage as the starter for several weeks, but many in the national media and college football coverage have ignored this as they openly advocate for Watson.

Sports National Basketball Association rookies think Lonzo Ball and Jayson Tatum have brightest futures
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But Tatum will be given an opportunity to develop on a good franchise with an excellent coach. One sportsbook, the William Hill, gave Lonzo Ball the top spot as favorite. Back then, former Texas basketball player Kevin Durant was the top vote getter. However, Malcolm Brogdon of the Milwaukee Bucks actually claimed the Rookie of the Year Award once the season was over.

Sports Cavs, Celtics discussing deal involving Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas
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Thomas makes just $6 million this upcoming season before becoming a free agent. Reportedly sick of playing in the shadow of LeBron James and also anxious about the long-term stability of the Cavaliers if and when James ultimately decides to bail as a free agent once again to form another superteam somewhere new next summer, it's been reported that Irving desperately wants out of Cleveland before the season begins.

Sports Southampton sign Wesley Hoedt to 'play alongside Virgil Van Dijk'
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Southampton have consistently maintained Van Dijk is not for sale this summer and have been in the market for a new centre-half regardless. "Yes [Van Dijk is a necessity]", former Liverpool captain Gerrard, now an academy coach at Anfield, said in his role as a BT Sport pundit.

Sports Fancy Bears Hack Group Names 200 Footballers Having Positive Doping Tests
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The cyber hackers group, Fancy Bears, have released a document alleging 25 players from 12 countries were allowed to use prohibited substances during the 2010 World Cup. Tevez and Heinze, who both played for Argentina at the tournament, starred for Manchester United during their golden period of 2006-2008. "Today Fancy Bears" hack team is publishing the material leaked from various sources related to football.

Sports Washington Redskins Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Packers
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On third and six, Rodgers scrambled for 13 yards to the 13. Rookie running back Samaje Perine , who ran for 45 yards on eight carries, was the key in that 40-yard drive. "I always will be very pro black, I guess would be the term to say". The last drive culminated in a touchdown to Crowder for a touchdown and Washington went into the locker room at halftime just behind the Packers with a score of 14-10.

Sports Geoffrey Boycott makes racist comments, apologizes later
Author: 0 Geoffrey Boycott makes racist comments, apologizes later

An uneasy silence followed after Boycott's comment where diners, which included several black guests, had paid almost 300 Pounds each for a luxury hospitality package. Later the 76-year-old apologised for the remarks and said that they were unacceptable. The last England cricket player to be knighted was Sir Ian Botham in 2007.

Sports Barcelona to Sue Neymar for €8.5m for Contract Breach
Author: 0 Barcelona to Sue Neymar for €8.5m for Contract Breach

The lawsuit was filed on August 11 with the Labour Tribunal in Barcelona , and the club is demanding that Neymar repay the portion of the renewal bonus he received upon officially signing a new five-year deal with the club last October .