Sports News Today Headlines Saturday 14th December 2019

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Woods sits out entire day three of Presidents Cup

United States captain Tiger Woods elected to rest himself from the afternoon foursomes at the Presidents Cup on Saturday, even with his team trailing the Internationals 9-5 at Royal Melbourne.
Woods, who already skipped the morning fourballs on Saturday, said he was not injured and would play the singles on Sunday.
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“You have to do what’s best for the team, and I’m getting ready for the singles tomorrow,” he told reporters.
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A ‘Jose Mourinho’ or a ‘Thunder Balogun’ for the Super Eagles! (Part 3)

The Super Eagles can win the World Cup in the next 10 years, at the championships of 2026 or 2030. That should be Nigerians’ next target.
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Tension, expectation in Qatar as Liverpool visit

This afternoon, their champions, Al Sadd will take on the CONCACAF Champions League Champions, Monterrey of Mexico in the quarter finals of the Fifa Club World Cup here.
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Esperance supporters arrested in Qatar before Club World Cup opener

Two groups of Esperance supporters have been arrested in Qatar, before their Club World Cup encounter with Al Hilal on Saturday, December 14.
The first group of 14 were taken into custody due to their conduct on the Qatar Airways flight from Tunis to Doha.
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According to the report by Orange Football, the fans were extremely boisterous and disturbed the peace on the plane so much the crew had to alert airport authorities.
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James Milner signs new three-year Liverpool contract

James Milner has signed a new three-year contract with Liverpool which will keep him at the club until 2022.
The midfielder, who has been with the Reds since joining from Manchester City on a free transfer in 2015, said in October that he was hopeful new terms could be agreed to extend his four-year stay on Merseyside.
His previous deal was due to expire at the end of the current season, but the England international will now remain at Anfield for an additional two years.
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Atletico: I want to see more of Joao Felix too ― Simeone

Diego Simeone has responded to calls for Joao Felix to be given a more important role with Atletico Madrid by insisting he too wants to see the player in top form in every match.
The 20-year-old forward, a €126 million signing from Benfica in the previous transfer window, scored a penalty during a strong performance in the 2-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow on Wednesday that secured Atleti’s place in the last 16 of the Champions League.
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E2%80%95-ismaila-sarr/ Sadio Mane is like a big brother to me ― Ismaila Sarr

Watford winger Ismaila Sarr has said that Liverpool star Sadio Mane has helped him adjust to life in the Premier League after his off-season move from Rennes.
Sarr’s Watford side take on Liverpool on Saturday, a game that will see the two Senegal team-mates reunited at Anfield.
Mane’s side have fared far better than Sarr’s in the Premier League this term, with the Reds in first place and Watford propping up the table in last place.
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Mourinho confident Tottenham can secure top-four spot

Jose Mourinho believes it’s only a matter of time before his Tottenham team climb the Premier League table after he succeeded Mauricio Pochettino in November.
Spurs were mired in mid-table after a miserable start to the season when Mourinho replaced Pochettino.
However, the former Manchester United manager has overseen an upturn in results in the league, as well as guiding the team through to the last 16 of the Champions League.
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Valverde says looming Clasico not distracting from Real Sociedad

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde insisted on Friday that his team were not looking beyond Saturday’s La Liga match at Real Sociedad at the upcoming Clasico clash with Real Madrid.
“The Clasico always grabs a lot of attention, but the players are much more aware of the next match because the Clasico is four days later,” Valverde told reporters ahead of the trip to San Sebastian.
The match at Barca’s Camp Nou was originally scheduled for October 26 but was postponed as political protests by Catalonian separatists peaked.
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NPFL: Rangers target 3 points against Wikki in Gombe

Rangers Media Officer, Norbert Okolie, has said that the club is going to Pantami Township Stadium Gombe, to pick the three points against Wikki Tourist FC of Bauchi.
Okolie said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Friday, adding that the players were eager to taste success again.
He assured the club’s fans that Rangers would fight Wikki to the end, saying that the club would not come back from Gombe empty-handed.
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Livescore: Latest Premier League results for Week 17 (Saturday), 2019/2020 EPL scores

The Premier League returns this weekend after European football in midweek. Table toppers Liverpool welcome Watford in the early kick off, seeking to extend their eight-point gap at the top of the table. Bournemouth travel to Chelsea, Burnley host Newcastle and Leicester City take on Norwich. The late kick off will see Southampton clash with
Livescore: Latest Premier League results for Week 17 (Saturday), 2019/2020 EPL scores

EPL: Mourinho reveals position Tottenham will finish this season

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho has expressed confidence that his side will finish in the Premier League top four and qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League. Mourinho said this ahead of his side’s away Premier League clash against Wolves on Sunday. The Portuguese has won three out of four Premier League matches since taking
EPL: Mourinho reveals position Tottenham will finish this season

EPL: Paul Merson predicts how Chelsea, Man United will finish

Arsenal hero, Paul Merson has predicted where Chelsea and Manchester United will finish in the Premier League table under their managers, Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season. Chelsea are currently in fourth position on the Premier League table with 29 points from 16 games, while Man United are in fifth place with 26
EPL: Paul Merson predicts how Chelsea, Man United will finish

EPL: Charlie Nicholas predicts scorelines between Arsenal vs Man City, Chelsea vs Bournemouth, others

Former Arsenal star, Charlie Nicholas, has predicted the scorelines of some of the Premier League Match day 17 fixtures. Chelsea will battle Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening following a 2-1 victory over Lille in the Champion League on Tuesday. Manchester United will tackle Everton on Saturday, while Arsenal will host Premier League champions,
EPL: Charlie Nicholas predicts scorelines between Arsenal vs Man City, Chelsea vs Bournemouth, others

EPL: Lampard confirms two key players to miss Chelsea, Bournemouth clash

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that Tomori Fikayo and Ruben Loftus-Cheek will miss his side’s Premier League clash against Bournemouth due to lack of match fitness and injury. Lampard’s men head to the Saturday’s game following a 2-1 victory over Lille in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. “Tomori is not fit for Saturday’s
EPL: Lampard confirms two key players to miss Chelsea, Bournemouth clash

EPL: Guardiola sends message to Arteta over taking Arsenal job

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said Mikel Arteta must decide whether he believes he is ready to step into management. Arteta has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal, following the sacking of Unai Emery in November. The Spaniard was a candidate to replace Arsene Wenger in 2018, but the Gunners settled for
EPL: Guardiola sends message to Arteta over taking Arsenal job

Arsenal vs Man City: Ljungberg makes fresh demand from Gunners’ board

Arsenal’s interim manager, Freddie Ljunberg, has asked the board for help as he continues to take charge of the team. Ljunberg feels he doesn’t have enough support in the dugout, having brought in Per Mertesacker from the club’s academy. The Swede, speaking ahead of Sunday’s game against Manchester City, pointed to the number of assistants
Arsenal vs Man City: Ljungberg makes fresh demand from Gunners’ board

EPL: Pogba reveals biggest club in history

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has said young players at the club, must make the most of their chances in the first team, as they are playing for “maybe the biggest club in history”. When United host Everton in the Premier League on Sunday, it will be the 4,000th consecutive time they have included at
EPL: Pogba reveals biggest club in history

EPL: Rashford speaks on being compared with Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has played down Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s comparison of him and Cristiano Ronaldo, insisting he still has a long way to go to match the Portugal superstar. Solskjaer said it was “easy” to compare Rashford and Ronaldo, after the England international scored his 13th goal in his last 14 games, in
EPL: Rashford speaks on being compared with Cristiano Ronaldo

EPL: Guardiola to be without three key Man City players for Arsenal clash

Manchester City will be without Sergio Aguero and John Stones, for Sunday’s Premier League game with Arsenal. David Silva is also doubtful for the match at The Emirates. “(Stones) has a muscular injury. “I don’t know how long. (Aguero) still hasn’t trained with the team. “(Silva) couldn’t train yesterday or today but tomorrow we will
EPL: Guardiola to be without three key Man City players for Arsenal clash

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