NBA Fearless Forecast Weekly Rank: 44
NBA Fearless Forecast Weekly Rank: 44
The 34-year-old New England Patriots wide-receiver said he made the decision due to an injury which sidelined him for much of last season.
The result leaves Everton eighth, four points behind sixth-placed Liverpool and seven behind West Ham in fourth.
England take on Canada at Stoke’s bet365 Stadium on Tuesday.
England’s Lucy Bronze may miss Canada friendly with groin injury‘She is doing better,’ says interim manager Hege RiiseRiise tells players to improve response to counterattacks Lucy Bronze (centre) is an injury doubt for England Women’s friendly against Canada on Tuesday. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/The FA/Getty Images
The Toffees felt the absence of Dominic Calvert-Lewin up front and managed just one shot on target during the game.
Brighton left to rue missed chances in stalemate with depleted Everton Neal Maupay reacts after missing a first-half opportunity for Brighton, who had 20 shots but failed to score. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/Reuters
Conor McGregor has told Dustin Poirier their trilogy fight scheduled for the summer is off after an exchange of slurs on Twitter. Piorior beat McGregor at UFC 257 in January, and they were set to fight for a third time on 10 July after the pair claimed they had signed a contract. Poirier had accused McGregor of failing to deliver on his promise to donate to The Good Fight Foundation, with the UFC lightweights involved in a tense Twitter exchange.
A former Premier League match official tells The Independent referees dislike VAR as much as players and fans, following another weekend of confusion and controversy
Papu Gomez struck the winner 14 minutes from time.
Chelsea defender Xavier Mbuyamba on Monday made his long-awaited debut for the club following a summer move from Barcelona. Injuries and fitness problems have hampered his progress, but he was named on the bench as Chelsea faced Southampton in Premier League 2 and came on with a little under half an hour to play and scored just four minutes later. Mbuyamba spent the majority of his youth career at Dutch outfit MMV Maastricht, making his debut in a second-tier Eerste Divisie game in November 2018 as a 16-year-old.
Albion are eight points from Premier League safety with seven games left.
Allardyce urges VAR changes after West Brom beat Southampton despite error Matt Phillips scores the second goal for West Brom. Photograph: Tom Jenkins/The Guardian
The £25million signing, who joined in August 2019, made only his third appearance for the club last Monday.
The Portugal international is set to miss Euro 2020 this summer.
Ben Chilwell says the sky is the limit for Chelsea team-mate Mason Mount. The England midfielder has become a crucial cog for club - and country - this season, whether under Frank Lampard or Thomas Tuchel. Chilwell had worked with Mount at international level before his £45million move from Leicester to Stamford Bridge, but seeing the 22-year-old train day in, day out has shed a light on just how hard working the midfielder is.
Manchester City are aiming to reach their Champions League semi-finals for the first time in five years as they look to wrap up their tie against Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund are, domestically, on course to miss out on next season’s competition, leaving winning this season their best chance to remain at Europe’s top table. City will wrap up the Premier League title in the coming weeks but this remains the competition they all want to win.
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Everton’s Jean-Philippe Gbamin faces another layoff after knee injury
Understated Luke Brattan one of Australia’s finest uncapped playersThe Sydney FC midfielder has long been a regista in training and is now maximising his particular set of skills Sydney FC’s Luke Brattan is not blessed with athletic gifts but has been using his vision to great effect. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP
Liverpool and Real Madrid continue to count their injuries as they prepare for the second leg for their Champions League quarter-final. Jordan Henderson remains sidelined, meaning Jurgen Klopp has a decision to make in midfield: James Milner or Thiago Alcantara. Up front, Sadio Mane should come in, despite his wretched form in from of goal, after being rested from the off against Aston Villa.