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Football
Having seemingly found a bit of form prior to the international break, Louis van Gaal will want to prove that this was not another false dawn and that Manchester United have finally turned the corner and are back to something like their old selves. The Red Devil`s opponents, West Bromwich Albion have also found a bit of form in recent matches, including back-to-ba...
Football
It`s no secret that Liverpool have been struggling to live up to the heights of last season and manager Brendan Rodgers will know that pressure will be mounting if the club fail to take anything away from their trip to Loftus Road to face Queens Park Rangers. Harry Redknapp`s team currently sit bottom of the Premier League on goal difference from Newcastle United ...
Football
Real Madrid travel to Valencia to play Levante knowing that they can not afford to drop any more points in their bid to win their first La Liga title since the 2011/12 season. Having suffered a difficult start to the season, including a home loss to local rivals Atletico Madrid and an away defeat to Real Sociedad, a match which Real Madrid were leading, Los Blanco...
Football
Arsenal suffered their first league defeat of the season just prior to the international break to title rivals Chelsea and manager Arsene Wenger will want to see his team return to winning ways at home to Hull City. Losing again to Jose Mourinho clearly hurt the Arsenal manager and the Frenchman will be eager to get going again after having to wait so long between...
Cricket
With the series nicely poised at 1-1 following the abandonment of the third one day international due to bad weather, the penultimate match in Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharmasala takes on added significance. The winner of this match can not lose the series and is therefore guaranteed at least a draw with one match still to play.Having n...
Football
After a dramatic end to the latest group of Euro 2016 qualifying matches on Tuesday night, thoughts turn back to the English Premier League and Saturday`s early kick at the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City take on Tottenham Hotspur. Each team will be awaiting the return of their key players from international duty and hoping that they have not picked up any kn...
Golf
The PGA Tour lands in Las Vegas this week for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Held at TPC Summerlin, as it has been for the past several years, the course is regarded as being one of the easier tests on tour and had a scoring average of 69.5 last year.The defending champion is Webb Simpson, who finished on 24 under par last year and this won the U...
Tennis
The ATP Erste Bank Open starts this week in Vienna and the field has been boosted by the entries of both David Ferrer and Andy Murray, who are both attempting to earn points and qualify for the end of season tour finals in London. The best that Ferrer managed during the Asian section of the tour was a quarter final spot in Shanghai, which ended in defeat to Novak ...
Golf
The Volvo World Matchplay Championship takes centre stage in the golfing world this week, with the event returning to England, although not the place where it all started, Wentworth. This year the event is being held at the International Course, London Golf Club in Kent, having been staged around different countries in Europe, including Bulgaria and Spain. This y...
Football
Scotland face arguably their second most difficult group D match on Tuesday night when they travel to Warsaw to face a buoyant Poland team in the Stadion Narodowy. Having already travelled to Dortmund to play Germany in September and performed well, manager Gordon Strachan will be aiming to build on the recent win over Georgia and keep in touch with the early grou...
Football
Northern Ireland look to grab three wins from as many qualification games with Michael O`Neill`s men preparing to build on their impressive start, visiting perennial over-achievers Greece in Piraeus tonight (14th October, 19:45). The Northern Irish will view Group F as being their best chance to qualify for their first major tournament since 1986 and made the perfe...
Football
Germany have not enjoyed a good start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign and can expect another tough match when they take on the Republic of Ireland in Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday night.Having scaled the heights of international football by winning the world cup in Brazil, Germany have struggled to live up to their tags of world champions, which started wi...