The performance has given Hughes encouragement for the weekend, when he faces his predecessor Tony Pulis, for whom it will be his 1,000th game as a manager. Hughes said: "Joe Allen left Liverpool because he wanted to play week in, week out and every game he's played he's been a shining light". "He is a positive player, he likes to get the ball at his feet and move forward, and I like that trait in attacking players".
He said: "It's a strong team, a team that likes to play football from the back; aggressive, some good quality players". While McGeady has since moved on, sealing a loan move to Preston on transfer deadline day, Niasse is still at Goodison Park and still kept at arm's length by Koeman.
That marked the largest regular-season crowd in the majors since August 30, 2012 - which was also at Dodger Stadium, and also a Scully bobblehead giveaway. He is incredibly humble and has repeatedly spoken out about how he never wants his perceived fame to take away from the game. With a snack of saltine crackers and a glass of milk nearby, the red-haired boy was transfixed by the crowd's roar that raised goosebumps.
Spurs - robbed of crocked England striker Kane after his remarkable run of 71 Premier League starts - led 2-0 at the interval courtesy of Son, an £18million signing from Bayer Leverkusen in August previous year. "Son was fantastic but it was a collective effort". Pochettino faces being without Sissoko for Tuesday's Champions League game away to CSKA Moscow.
India extended their lead to 108 at tea on the day three of the first test against New Zealand at Kanpur. The innings ended in the very next over, Watling looking to drive a teasing Ashwin offbreak down the ground and ending up offering a return catch.
As a quarterback, you kind of need your right thumb". He has complete control of his team, doesn't seem rattled in the pocket and bounces back on the rare occurrence that something does go wrong. Everyone has a lot invested into this, and he does as well. He's upset. I'm upset. Everyone is upset in that locker room right now. McPhee, who is now on the physically unable to perform list, was not available to the media afterward, so it's unknown whether he knew that Cutler's thumb was already ...
AWE has earned multiple Boxing Writers Association of America nominations for "Fight of the Year" and has featured over thirty world class boxing events. Gallagher said: "We know Ricky was a big City fan and Anthony's allegiances are to United, but on nights like this, Manchester becomes united". I do go home and away as much as I can, and I sing their names as much as any other fan on the terraces.
In a new book being serialised in the Daily Mail , experienced reporter Rob Beasley has revealed some of the private messages he has exchanged with Mourinho and one is especially inflammatory. Chief among them on the lips of various supporters was when Wenger thought he would retire from football, following the celebration of his twentieth anniversary in charge of Arsenal on Thursday.
Sky's British cyclist Christopher Froome approaches the finish line to win the 19th stage of the 71st edition of "La Vuelta" Tour of Spain , a 39km individual time-trial between Javea and Calpe Friday. "We saw the same with Jens Keuekeleire on stage 12, and today it was my turn to give it a go, and it was really awesome". "We got another day behind us today", the Movistar rider said.
U.S. Open champion Johnson, the hottest player in the game after three victories since June, carded a three-under-par 67 in the season-ending event at East Lake. "I struggled with my swing all day, even from the warm up on the range", McIlroy told Sky Sports. Behind Kisner and Matsuyama are Ryan Moore (68), Englishman Paul Casey (70) and Rory McIlroy (70).
Enis has not played in Indiana's first two games. By Thursday afternoon, Enis had been dismissed from the football program . Enis "admitted to a consensual sexual encounter that occurred on at least two occasions in Randolph County" when speaking with investigators.
Miller, Fuller and company are great, but DeAndre Hopkins is the fuel of this Texans' offense. He's now listed as doubtful. Garoppolo sprained the AC joint in his shoulder last Sunday after absorbing a crunching tackle from Dolphin linebacker Kiko Alonso .
After getting routed by the one NFC West team they were expected to beat, the Rams take a big step up in opposition quality this weekend for their long-awaited official return to Los Angeles . The Rams' two best players are Gurley and defensive tackle Aaron Donald. Later, he ran over to pinch the neck of the 49ers' Quinton Patton, then made contact with an official, then spiked his helmet after he was ejected.
Rielly says him and his teammates talked about what they need to do as a unit against Sweden in what will be a must-win game for North America, and that he's up for any role McLellan decides. Tampa Bay Lightning forward Vladislav Namestnikov had a golden opportunity clank off the post, but the puck then deflected off of goalie Murray's leg pad and into the net.
Neville, who previously held the worst record, won 14 points from 16 outings. Ayestarán's 12 games in charge saw Valencia pick up three wins, one draw and eight defeats. Andre Gomes and Paco Alcacer joined Barcelona, whilst Shkodran Mustafi left for Arsenal as Valencia recouped well over €100 million (US$111 million) in the transfer market.
Once more, it was China that dominated overall, with 239 medals, including 107 golds - far ahead of nearest rival Britain with 147 total and 64 golds. "It's been very evident here at the Games that the big nations are just pumping so much resource into their programmes that when you look at the medal table there's a huge divergence between the top five or six and the rest".
Kei Nishikori gained revenge on Andy Murray for his semi-final loss at the Olympic Games with a five-set win in the US Open quarter-finals. However, this was just his second defeat since losing in the French Open final back in June, the 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 scoreline perhaps suggesting this was, perhaps, a match too far.
Pep Guardiola says Sergio Aguero is a "special" player after his hat-trick in Manchester City's win over Borussia Monchengladbach. Guardiola said: "Sergio is one of the best, no doubts about that. "Defensively, we need to adjust small details, we still need a few things to improve but right now we are happy", he added. Guardiola is likely to be without playmaker David Silva for the Cherries clash but is unsure whether Ilkay Gundogan should continue in his place.
Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from husband Brad Pitt , a source familiar with the filing confirmed to CNN . Jolie is seeking custody of all of them with visitation rights for Pitt and she does not want spousal support. The couple's children are Maddox , 15; Pax, 12; Zahara , 11; Shiloh, 10; and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8. "It was such a difficult decision and it was so hard for her to make".
The only time the Broncos did get penalized for hitting Newton , the penalty wasn't enforced because Newton was called for intentional grounding on the play, which led to an offsetting penalty. "We feel like nobody in the league can hit like us, tackle like us, and that's why we always try to send a message every time". The Broncos were 9-3 in games decided by seven points or less past year.
While former basketball star Michael Jordan was able to hit in the low-.200s as a baseball player for Double-A Birmingham, Tebow may never get that that far. Prior to moving to New Jersey, the New York Jets used to share their playing field at Shea Stadium with the New York Mets, but during that time, the two teams did not share any of their players.
TCU had to settle for a field goal at the top of the second overtime and, faced with a 3rd-and-goal from the 5-yard line , Allen rushed toward the goal line , was stopped short, then surged again into the end zone for a Razorbacks victory.
Ole Miss . Follow the comments section of this post below for live updates as the game unfolds. He showed no effects after halftime, as FSU outgained Ole Miss 214 to minus-7 in the third quarter. Cook was mere yards away from reaching the end zone in the second quarter on a pass play but for some reason switched the position of the ball in his hands before he crossed the goal line , uncontested.
Juan Martin Del Potro is definitely exhausted after playing on Friday five sets against Andy Murray and on Saturday four sets in the doubles match. Andy Murray battled through the pain barrier to beat Guido Pella and send Great Britain's Davis Cup semi-final against Argentina to a deciding fifth rubber.
After initially announcing that he was questionable to return, the Patriots downgraded his status to out . Long awaited hero - New England is dying to make Chris Long a folk hero here. QUICK START: Garoppolo had touchdown passes on each of the Patriots' first three drives to build a 21-0 lead. Gronkowski won't play vs. Miami, 0, 1, 0.000, 10, 12.
Allen himself led the Chargers with six receptions for 63 yards, and was targeted seven times when he went down in the second quarter. Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters held a black-gloved fist aloft during the national anthem in a salute reminiscent of Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.
He has two finishes of 21st over his past four starts, which isn't bad at this salary level. Tony Stewart is next, with 11. "Before, you'd try to win". But Stewart said it doesn't matter if NASCAR has a closer eye on him than before, because he's going to race differently now that the playoffs are beginning.
Wawrinka, then, went on to close the set en route his third career Grand Slam title. But converting only three of the 17 breakpoints he had, did not help his cause. Djokovic had been 51-0 in U.S. Open matches when taking the first set. "Yeah, it was quite painful to move around", said Djokovic. But of course coming into the Grand Slam final you're giving it your best.
PENN STATE: This game was a must-win for James Franklin, whose short tenure at Penn State hit its lowest point after the Owls routed his Nittany Lions in last season in Philadelphia. "Whatever they do for Joe Paterno will be the loudest ovation in Beaver Stadium on Saturday, that's a given", Cory Giger told Bob Ley on Outside the Lines .
Mike Lonergan is out as George Washington basketball coach, according to a USA Today report Friday night. We're just 8 weeks from seeing the first games of 2016-17 tip-off, and the Colonials are going to be without a head coach for the moment.