Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sports News


Jones calls for four Lions skippers

Eddie Jones is calling for Warren Gatland to name four captains for the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand. The England coach believes one skipper from each of the four national teams should be selected as part of a “leadership group”. Ireland’s Rory Best, Wales’ Alun Wyn Jones, ...

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Jones out of England WC qualifier with Lithuania

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been released by England due to injury. Gareth Southgate’s men are set to take Germany in a friendly on Wednesday night and the injury means he will also miss their World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on Sunday. A replacement defender is yet to be ...

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Schweinsteiger heading for Chicago

German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is set to join MLS side Chicago Fire from Manchester United. It’s reported a deal has been agreed but is subject to a medical and visa approval. The 32 year-old has fallen out of favour with United Boss Jose Mourinho, and has signed a one-year contract, ...

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UAE facilities ‘outstanding’, says Guardiola

Pep Guardiola says the sports facilities on offer in the UAE are second-to-none. It’s after the Manchester City manager brought his team to Abu Dhabi for warm-weather training last month. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss described the facilities as outstanding, and also praised the Emirate for making the ...

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Brady’s Super Bowl jersey discovered in Mexico

Tom Brady’s jersey from last month’s NFL Super Bowl has been found. The quarterback was named as the game’s most valuable player after leading the New England Patriots to a remarkable comeback win against the Atlanta Falcons. The jersey went missing after Brady left it in his bag in the ...

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