Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke says his company KSE UK's shares in the club "are not, and never have been, for sale" in a statement to the Stock Exchange. Kroenke has now confirmed that he is not interested in the deal. Uzbek-born Russian Usmanov, who has a personal fortune of around £11.2bn, has always been interested in taking control of the club from Kroenke.
Defiant Chelsea captain John Terry on Wednesday brushed off criticism of his controversial farewell substitution at Stamford Bridge which caused a furore in the English media. Terry continued: "Me and them have an unbelievable rapport and have had for 22 years and no-one, whatever you write or someone says or someone's opinion, can ever get in the way of that".
Manchester United's win against Ajax on Wednesday night meant they have now won more major trophies than any other English club as they edged arch rivals Liverpool in the process. "I don't want to see football, I don't want to see national team matches. We have three trophies so enjoy it now", he added. "So so so happy with our win tonight!" Injury-riddled Man United finished a mere sixth in the EPL and had to hinge on winning the Europa League as only the league's top four could ...
Bosz said he didn't recognise his team in their performance against United and called the game "boring" after his side went down early to Pogba's goal. They will learn a lot from it and if we keep the squad together they will be stronger for it". "We left the best until last, it was all or nothing, if we'd lost and not got into the Champions League the fans and directors wouldn't have been happy".
The American actress and star of TV show Suits attended the evening celebrations and was pictured arriving at the Middletons' mansion with her royal boyfriend in a vehicle. While the younger sister of Kate Middleton wore a custom-made gown designed by Giles Deacon with Manolo Blahnik heels, her bridesmaids, including Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, wore custom-made off-white dresses with puffy sleeves and pale pink sashes for the nuptials.
Wright reported . It was a quickfire start for the Warriors as they jumped out to a 9-2 lead to begin the game. It's unclear if Leonard will suit up for Game 3 when the series shifts to San Antonio . You've got to score. "Now the challenge will be not relaxing". Brown told reporters he was pulled over after ignoring a request to stop at a red light as the Spurs coach rolled towards the Oakland Arena.
A little more than 48 hours after the attack, substitute Wayne Rooney took over the captain's arm band and raised the Europa League trophy at the Friends Arena, the stadium where American Grande began her world tour back on May 8. I didn't see the Ajax team I'm used to, pressing and competing for first balls. Even as Monday rendered football's stakes irrelevant, it oddly made this match all the more important as an occasion, but also very hard and unusual for the players to prepare for.
Dallas has added to their defensive line and will get DeMarcus Lawrence back at full health, but losing Irving would still be a blow. Fisher reports that Irving is "discussing with Dallas Cowboys team officials today the possibility that he's failed a drug test for supplements".
We are just football players but we have an audience so we want to work together for a normal world. Manchester United's players wore black armbands for the game in memory of the victims of the Manchester attack. Pogba told BT Sport: "We know that things like this are very sad, all over the world: in Manchester, in London and in Paris, too. Then we had to go out and put a performance in to win the game".
According to Baseball Reference's Play Index, Bryant is the first Cubs player ever to accomplish that unique and bruising feat. The over is 11-1-1 in Chicago last 13 Saturday games and the over is 13-3 in Chicago last 16 home games while the over is 21-7 in Chicago last 28 overall.
If either player can't play or is forced to take on a reduced role because of injury, the Celtics' small chance of winning Game 5 will decrease even more. From that point on, the Cavs duo outscored the Celtics, 60-50. The Celtics aren't giving an inch despite missing guard Isaiah Thomas , who might need surgery for a hip injury.
Leicester , meanwhile, host second-placed Tottenham on Thursday night, as they try to cement a top-10 finish in a hard season after lifting the Premier League trophy a year ago. "Twice [I've seen it before], when I was young - a long time ago..." MANCHESTER - Pep Guardiola says he needs the Manchester City fans to make Tuesday night's game against West Bromwich Albion a big night as they try to secure Champions League football.
You'd think it would be Celtics fans' worst nightmare: A rejuvenated, revenge-minded LeBron James picks himself up from the canvas, shakes off the leftover rust from Game 3 and scores 50 points in Game 4. Flash back to the postgame press conference after Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. We've all seen him do wonderful things. "I'm just happy and blessed that when I made a decision to come back that I was able to help him blossom, I guess, because he gets to play in games that he's ...
Always been billed as one to watch, the 20-year-old German looks ready to realise his potential after dismantling 12-time grand slam champion Djokovic 6-4 6-3 in his first Masters final in Rome . "I wish you go on to win many of these titles", Djokovic told the young German. Referring to the French Open , the second Grand Slam of the year, which begins on 28 May, he added: "I'm sure he will be one of the favourites in Paris".
Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey had derailed the agency's investigation into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. "Trump made separate appeals to the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats, and to Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, urging them to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 election ", the Washington Post reports.
The Englishman won by a stroke from Sweden's... The 2016 Masters champion was also in contention finishing 3rd at 7 under par. "Our focus is exclusively on the game of golf, and we appreciate that there's some out there that want to make this a political event, but we're not".
Mathers, 30, is accused of posting an image of the woman on her Snapchat social media account on July 13 with a mocking caption about the woman's appearance, saying, "If I can't unsee this then you can't either". She was also ordered to stay 100 yards (metres) from her victim and pay her $60 (£46) in restitution. Spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney Rob Wilcox told the station in addition to three years probation, Mathers must always perform 30 days of graffiti removal services in L.A.
Despite the status of a reservist, Alvaro Morata this season in all competitions played 42 matches in which he scored 20 goals and gave six assists. THE tug of war over Alvaro Morata's future is getting more and more fraught - and AC Milan have made sure of that. However, Marca is reporting this morning that Morata is now hugely tempted to make the move to San Siro, as he'd be guaranteed a starting spot.
Chelsea have cancelled their Premier League victory parade planned for Sunday in the wake of the terror attack in Manchester that claimed 22 lives. He said, "I have great faith in this manager and his team". "I really feel sorry for him because I think he's shown outstanding qualities, and I think he has handled the whole situation".
This is when Irving stepped up and delivered arguably the one of the greatest moments of his career. James scored just 11 points and committed six turnovers in Game 2 on Sunday night, when the Celtics overcame a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to pull off an upset the odds makers in Las Vegas said was the biggest in the National Basketball Association playoffs over the past 20 years.
Whether he will still be a United player next season remains to be seen but there's no denying that he enjoyed himself during his final gameday as a Red Devil , if it proves to be just that. His crucial goal had a huge element of fortune to it, though. United had a half-chance in the opening minute when Ajax keeper Andre Onana collided with defender Joel Veltman when trying to collect a Juan Mata cross into the area and the loose ball dropped to Pogba who fired wide from the edge of ...
BBCNews reports that Abedi may have served as a mule for an explosive device crafted overseas, and may not have been the bomb-maker himself. The attacker set off his improvised bomb as crowds streamed out of the Manchester Arena after a pop concert by Ariana Grande , a USA singer especially popular with teenage girls.
Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers and freed the Celtics on Tuesday night, releasing the Bostonians to their offseason with a 42-point effort that boiled down, primarily, to "what are you gonna do?" in the visiting locker room at Quicken Loans Arena.
James did not address the media Monday, hours after one of the worst postseason games of his career, an 11-point, six-turnover, head-scratching atrocity in a 111-108 loss to the Boston Celtics that - for the time being - has made the Eastern Conference finals interesting.
Wenger's Arsenal and Mourinho's Manchester United fell short but Mourinho is aiming for a back-door entry into Europe's elite club competition with Wednesday's Europa League final, where United are banking on beating Ajax to qualify for next season's Champions League.
It's not enough for him. Yet, LeBron had the worst performance of the 2017 playoffs (and his worst performance in years.) He only scored 11 points, his lowest offensive numbers since he put up just seven points since May 28, 2014. And if LeBron doesn't perform at the level we expect him to, we'll reevaluate his career arc once again, one playoff game at a time. Irving's 23-point quarter fueled a 40-point period for Cleveland , helping them turn the tables and take a 7-point lead going into ...
This is just football and what happened two days ago was awful. But don't be surprised to see the feud between Mourinho and Souness continue next season. That, however, seems like a debate for another day bearing in mind everything that happened in Manchester on Monday. "I think they deserved to win it tonight, they had a game plan which wasn't terribly attractive to watch, they worked and stuck to it, and it worked perfectly for them".
Reports have suggested Rooney, who has 52 goals in 119 caps, will be left out of Southgate's latest squad, which is revealed on Thursday. The 31-year-old was also omitted from March's double-header against Germany and Lithuania having only recently recovered from a knee injury but this latest snub casts serious doubt on Rooney's future involvement with England .
Toronto GM Ross Atkins flew to Atlanta to personally apologize and announce a two-game suspension for the outfielder. On Thursday afternoon, Pillar took to his official Twitter account to address the incident, which is now being investigated by Major League Baseball.
LeBron James had a miserable first half in Game 4 as he had to sit after picking up his fourth foul midway through the second quarter. James scored just 11 points and committed six turnovers in Game 2 on Sunday night, when the Celtics overcame a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to pull off an upset the odds makers in Las Vegas said was the biggest in the National Basketball Association playoffs over the past 20 years.
The Spurs had led the Warriors before Leonard exited in the third quarter of that game, and San Antonio never recovered. The Golden State Warriors have swept their way to the NBA Finals. "It's great, everybody is excited about it, but you just see that difference (than in past seasons) It's kinds of business usual - we're not finished type of attitude".
Cueto said the ball slipped, but the two exchanged words after Grandal's flyout. "He's not worrying about too many things". Clayton Kershaw became a career 20-game victor against the Giants , whose five-game win streak wilted Wednesday afternoon against the ace left-hander in a 6-1 Dodgers win at AT&T Park.
Ariana Grande has suspended her tour in the wake of the Manchester terror attack. Police in Tripoli , the Libyan capital, arrested a brother of Abedi and his father. " This is until such time as we have assurances that no further unauthorized disclosures will occur ", said the counter-terrorism source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Manchester United outclassed Ajax Amsterdam in Sweden to win the 2017 Europa League. A minute's silence was held before the game, which turned into applause, in honour of the 22 people killed and 64 injured in the blast at an Ariana Grande pop concert at the Manchester Arena the night before the team left for the final in Stockholm .
He said: "I want to say a proper goodbye". "I'm experienced enough to know you cannot have 20,000 people on your side". "What I did for the club they always recognise and it's something special". The recently ended season did not go quite according to plan for Manchester City , who fell short of expectations for much of the season. "It is not simple", the Spanish tactician told Manchester Evening News .