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by | May 25, 2017 | 20:59

But North Korea's historic ally and main trade partner China said the priority was to push for diplomatic talks. "We have a lot of firepower, more than he has, times 20 - but we don't want to use it", the USA leader said, citing "two nuclear submarines" the Pentagon sent to the area last month.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:09

But the English Football Association has asked betting companies to provide information on wagers placed on the stage-managed incident during Chelsea's 5-1 win. "I wanted to play 26 minutes and come off because of the shirt number". Chelsea announced its players would wear black armbands " as a mark of respect " in the FA Cup final , as well as donating to the fund to supporting the victims of the attack.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:33

I always lose matches, but some guys win every time and I don't. It obviously takes happiness from our achievement. Yes a big night for Manchester United but an even bigger night for the city and for our country. "There are lots of poets in football, the poets don't win many titles, we knew where they were better than us, and us better than them", he said. Fellaini has received a considerable amount of criticism for some of his performances for United but remains trusted by Mourinho, who ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:42

Mourinho's first season in charge yielded only a sixth-place finish in the Premier League, but Wednesday night's win secures a place in next season's Champions League - and Mourinho insists the season must now be seen as a success. "It has been a really hard week in the city of Manchester and we are happy to win for all the people that have suffered". "We pray for peace". "We focused on the football match, which I think we played really well and the boys deserve this moment".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:03

Given Arsenal's dismal fifth-placed league finish, the 26-year-old is keen to give Gunners fans something to cheer about by helping his club win the trophy. "If you think that guy is disturbing in the dressing room, I'm sure he must have his character and his moments like every single player, but this is a guy you have to build the team around".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:03

In an order dated May 22, the SEC said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant will have an option to appeal a case before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers the states of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:40

The Monday night's attack at a concert by U.S. actress- singer Ariana Grande killed 22 people , all of whom have now been identified by police but their names will be released during the course of this week after formal identifications are complete.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:38

Beaten coach Peter Bosz said United "only played long balls and didn't take any risks", turning Ajax's first European final in 21 years into what he called "a boring game". "It's all new for them and like I said, they will learn a lot from it and we will become stronger". Zlatan Ibrahimovic with the Europa League trophy.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:23

Ander Herrera believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic's contribution to Manchester United's Europa League campaign is not over despite being sidelined for the final. However, the Swede's astonishing contract also stipulated that a second year at Old Trafford would only be guaranteed if he made 31 Premier League starts and United finished in the top three.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:33

This summer will change all of that, and that's why the fourth place finish was so important, even if results since January have been disappointing. "Some other reasons where we will talk about another day". Philippe Coutinho is ready to snub any approach which may come his way from Barcelona after Jurgen Klopp kept his word on his Liverpool vision.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:26

They were more physical, they were more aggressive, and until we chose to play and get physical back and start guarding and defending, it was going to be a long night". The Cavs did nothing to engage the usual capacity crowd of 20,562 with a listless performance in the first quarter. Offensively, I thought we moved and cut and played together, and then for whatever reason, all those things became a little bit more hard.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:14

In a statement issued by the White House, as Trump joined May at a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, he said: "There is no relationship we cherish more than the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom".

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:38

The Reds boss has the trip to Stockholm to plan for in just three' days time against Ajax and has rung the changes for this afternoon's clash with Sam Allardyce's Palace side, as United look to end the domestic season on a high.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:03

I am happy and I enjoy playing in the Premier League. His positive mood belied comments by Guardiola earlier this week, when he said he would have been sacked by former clubs Bayern Munich and Barcelona for the season he has just had.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:12

A young Ajax side never recovered, their high press proving futile as Man Utd sailed past it time and again by going long to Marouane Fellaini - who won 15 aerial duels, a new record high in one match in Europa League history. Liverpool have progressed well under Juergen Klopp, securing Champions League football for next season and also some great results against some of the Premier League's strongest teams.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:16

Zabaleta will be leaving Manchester City once his contract expires at the end of June, having spent the last nine years at the Etihad Stadium, and has been in talks with the Irons over a deal for a while. Zabaleta's arrival would be a statement of intent from the Hammers as he's a big-name in football and he'll provide stiff competition for youngster Sam Byram at right-back next season.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:30

The 6-7, 266-pound defensive end, a 2013 fourth-round pick, had physically matched the prototype for the Lions' closed-end position: an athlete with size who could use his hands as well to get upfield as he did to set the edge against the run.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:30

At a time when we are grieving for the families that have lost loved ones we have a sport that has bought a little happiness at a hard time. "People say we've had a bad season but the prize is great and we've done it now". "Of course, Champions League is bigger than Europa League , but that is the last trophy and that is when the feelings are under the skin and obviously it is a fantastic feeling for the team".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:21

Sitting right with us here", said Levy. "I am sure he is not going anywhere". However, when speaking at a news conference in Hong Kong, Levy moved to put a number of Spurs fans' minds at ease by revealing the Pochettino won't be tempted by interest from overseas as the 45-year-old "loves the club".

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:57

He entered a near-empty media room while the majority of journalists were watching the club's lap of honor for the final game of the season. In the words of defender Phil Jones: "People will say we've not had a good season, but would you rather finish second and win nothing or win two cups and be in the Champions League?" The match will be United's 64th and last of the season, and Mourinho used his programme notes on Sunday to blast pundits - including Graeme Souness - who claimed he ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:13

Arsenal must beat Everton in the final game of the season on Sunday and hope Liverpool drop points against Middlesbrough to squeeze into the top four of the Premier League after a disappointing campaign that has seen more and more supporters call for Wenger to step down.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:45

Considering how their respective seasons eventually turned out, it seem unusual to reflect on the Gunners' emphatic 3-0 victory in September's league game as a major turning point in the campaign. " Hopefully we'll share that moment ", he said. "The supporters, as long as they are happy, I am over the moon with the reception I got". "One thing you can not question is my love for this club".

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:10

Five-time grand slam champion Sharapova has been given a wildcard by the LTA to enter the tournament and will also play the grass-court event in 2018 after agreeing a two-year deal. The tennis player was initially set to serve a two-year suspension for violating anti-doping regulations starting January 26, 2016. Yesterday, it was confirmed Sharapova would feature at the Aegon Classic in the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham after being given a wildcard by the Lawn Tennis Association.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:23

Here are the main points from his post-match interviews... OVERALL THOUGHTS "My thoughts are obviously with the victims of the tragedy in Manchester and with the families". "Now I don't want to see any football, or any worldwide friendlies". "Of course, Champions League is bigger than Europa League , but that is the last trophy and that is when the feelings are under the skin and obviously it is a fantastic feeling for the team".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:43

Apart from Chelsea , all of the other sides have had their ups and downs this season, but if you were to hand Liverpool fourth spot at the start of the season, they'd surely have taken it. It emphasised how the top clubs have pulled away from the rest, with a gap of 15 points between Everton in seventh place and Southampton in eighth.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:10

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $10,000 U.S. on Saturday for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. The smooth center has played a major role in Nashville's transformation into a serious Stanley Cup contender ever since his arrival in a high-profile trade with Columbus in January 2016.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:26

Boucher favors discipline over daring, and while the stat sheet looked awfully one-sided in Game 6, the scoreboard did not. Hoffman fired a slap shot through traffic off a pass from Fredrik Claesson to put the Senators ahead at 1:34 of the third.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:38

He is second in the point standings right now. It's his home track . Along with Danica Patrick and Joey Logano , Almirola was involved in a fiery crash that saw all three drivers sustain significant impacts . I don't remember where we finished because it was so heartbreaking", Truex said. "The No. 78 got us on that restart somehow", Blaney said. "We came back through the field, we got up front and we had another penalty that put us in the back".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:26

Goalscorer Pogba also dedicated the win to the city. Twenty-two people were killed, many of them children, and 64 wounded in the attack on Monday night at Manchester Arena , where United States star Ariana Grande had just held a concert.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:27

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) have firmly reiterated that their shares in Arsenal are not for sale amid growing supporter unrest and rumours of a big-money takeover bid submitted by Alisher Usmanov . But Usmanov has recently made moves to increase his ownership, however, purchasing Farhad Moshiri's past year. He's not at fault if we didn't reach the Champions League.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:10

Maybe. But we just came to do our job". "But if we could, we'd change the peoples' lives for this cup". Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the goals for Manchester. Bosz, who put out the youngest ever side in a European final , led Ajax to the decider with swashbuckling displays of attacking football throughout the competition.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:05

Salman Abedi , the 22-year-old suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester , was born in the city in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth. Britain's Queen Elizabeth speaks to Amy Barlow, 12, from Rawtenstall, Lancashire, and her mother, Kathy during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester, Britain, May 25, 2017.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:32

As for celebration penalties, which had earned the NFL the nickname " No Fun League ", players will now be allowed to celebrate scouting plays with teammates, go to the ground during the celebration, and even use the ball as a prop . "I actually think it will be easier" for officials to determine which celebrations are appropriate, said Alberto Riveron, the league's new senior vice president for officiating.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:05

The after effects will be felt for a long time to come but United provided a cathartic, if only temporary, release on Wednesday, winning the Europa League as goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured a 2-0 victory. Mourinho has received criticism over the quality of United's football and sixth-place finish in the Premier League, but he finishes his maiden season with three trophies and a place in next season's Champions League.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:54

Meanwhile, 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has no doubt in his mind that Nadal enters the 2017 French Open as the favourite despite the Spaniard's forgettable 2016 and lengthy drought of major titles. With the world's top two, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic , both battling poor form in the first half of the season - and Roger Federer announcing he would bypass the tournament for the second consecutive year - Nadal will start the hottest of favourites to regain ...