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William'O'Connor and Kai Barry, two gay men that Mr Cunningham knew, then emerged from the nightclub and began talking to each other. Mr Corsellis told the jury: "Mr Cunningham observed Mr Stokes's behaviour towards them". Stokes is accused of knocking out both Hale and Ali during the altercation but claims he was acting in self-defence. Ali's eye socket was fractured by Stokes and Hale was also hospitalized with a cut to his forehead, prosecutor Nicholas Corsellis said in his opening ...
  • Maurizio Sarri reacts to Chelsea FC’s 2-0 loss to Man City

    Maurizio Sarri reacts to Chelsea FC’s 2-0 loss to Man City

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    But ominously for Liverpool , Tottenham , and Manchester United - all hoping to dethrone City - Guardiola revealed his players are still well short of full fitness after only a handful of training sessions following the World Cup. "I arrived here three weeks ago and I've never seen six players, so it's very hard", said Sarri. The transfer window has been shortened in the English Premier League and will close on Friday morning (NZ time), before the season starts.
  • Arsenal's Alex Iwobi handed new long-term deal

    Arsenal's Alex Iwobi handed new long-term deal

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    To get an extended contract is an incredible feeling and I hope I'm doing the Arsenal family proud as well as my family". Former Paris St Germain and Sevilla boss Emery took over at Arsenal from Frenchman Arsène Wenger in May and is tasked with reinstating the club as one of the most dominant sides in the English top-flight following recent underwhelming seasons.
  • Is Luka Modric moving to Inter Milan?

    Is Luka Modric moving to Inter Milan?

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    Luka Modric will return to Madrid on Sunday and will begin training with Real Madrid on Monday and until he has held talks with Real Madrid over his future, all Inter can do is sit and wait. The midfielder reportedly wants to leave Real Madrid after six years at the Bernabeu. While reports said the Serie A side had agreed a deal with Bayern Munich's Arturo Vidal, Goal understands the Chilean midfielder is close to joining Real Madrid's La Liga rivals Barcelona.
  • Andy Murray happy to tick a mental box after Washington win

    Andy Murray happy to tick a mental box after Washington win

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    I cut the unforced errors a little bit in the second set and started serving better". "It's not where I want to be ranking wise but the good thing is that when you are right up at the top of the game, it's not easy just to move up one spot", Murray said.
  • Urban Meyer Suspended Amid Reports He Knew About Abuse Claims

    Urban Meyer Suspended Amid Reports He Knew About Abuse Claims

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    Urban Meyer may have shamed Ohio State to the point that they've put him on administrative leave as they investigate the ongoing situation, but he's still receiving support from NCAA football fans. From there, Day served as a graduate assistant at Boston College (2003-2004) and Florida (2005), then wide receivers coach at Temple (2006), wide receivers coach back at Boston College (2007-2011), offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach for a second stint at Temple (2012) and then ...
  • Tristian Thompson Reportedly Punched Draymond Green at ESPYs After Party

    Tristian Thompson Reportedly Punched Draymond Green at ESPYs After Party

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    Reports from Bossip and The Big Lead , which were also picked up by other United States sports media outlets, said the incident happened inside LA nightspot Delilah during a private party after the ESPY Awards last July 18. Although noticeably in gameplay Green comes across as the aggressor, McIntyre reveals that it was Thompson who wasn't trying to hear the peace talk off the court.
  • Leicester City to target Middlesbrough defender if Harry Maguire is sold

    Leicester City to target Middlesbrough defender if Harry Maguire is sold

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    His stock further increased after an excellent World Cup campaign with England, where he played a pivotal part as Gareth Southgate's men made it all the way to semifinals of the tournament. The towering centre-back impressed with Colombia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and United consider him more than a viable alternative in case negotiations for Maguire fail.
  • Lewis Hamilton over the moon to win in Hungary

    Lewis Hamilton over the moon to win in Hungary

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    Bottas' senior teammate, Lewis Hamilton , finished first ahead of Ferrari pair Sebastian Vettel (second) and Kimi Raikkonen (third). The next race will be held at Spa Francorchamps (Belgium) on August 26, 2018. "I don't believe there is ever a time when you think you have got your hand on the title". "So a lot can happen moving forwards, but what's really important is that we continue to keep up the pressure and keep working as we have done until now".
  • No Interest In Willian From Real Madrid

    No Interest In Willian From Real Madrid

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    The Brazil worldwide, linked with both Barcelona and Real Madrid of late, had been given extra time off by the Blues due to his exertions at the World Cup in Russian Federation. "No, I am back to England", he told Globo Esporte . New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is said to be keen on keeping Willian at the club for the upcoming though, which has damaged United's chances of a deal following the player's fallout with ex-boss Antonio Conte.
  • Matteo Darmian hoping to leave Old Trafford

    Matteo Darmian hoping to leave Old Trafford

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    Since joining from Torino in 2015, Darmian has made 85 appearances for the Red Devils , but featured just eight times in the Premier League for Jose Mourinho's team last term. "That's why I spoke with the manager and also with the club about my future". "I'm waiting to see what happens", added Darmian. The former AC Milan full-back has informed United he wants to leave after being constantly overlooked by Mourinho.
  • Phillies trade rumors: Bryce Harper made available by Washington

    Phillies trade rumors: Bryce Harper made available by Washington

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    He's a career.277 hitter with six all-star appearances in seven seasons. It probably makes a lot of baseball sense to trade Harper given where the Nats are at the moment, but I have no idea how, as an entertainment enterprise, you deal him without your business being construed as a spectacular failure.
  • Manchester United's One-Touch Training Drill Emerges Online, Fans Can't Believe It

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    And Mourinho continues to make no secret of his desire to further bolster United having failed to win any of their four matches in 90 minutes during their tour of the US. Honestly, I'm waiting. If I stay, I stay and I do what I did up until now. He cannot put too much pressure on, particularly as he admitted last week that if players are rushed back after an intense worldwide tournament, they can suffer burnout later in the season.
  • Amateur Video Said To Show Attack On Foreign Cyclists In Tajikistan

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    The three injured include the Dutch victim's girlfriend. Officials believe it may have been a deliberate attack. A traveler on the M41 road (also called Pamir highway), crossing the Pamir plateau in Tajikistan. Two of the suspected attackers died during their arrests and four others were detained, the ministry said. Tajikistan had declared 2018 "a year of tourism" and authorities have been cautious about labeling the incident as terrorism.
  • Mourinho mocks Klopp transfer spending spree

    Mourinho mocks Klopp transfer spending spree

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    And although Alisson's arrival nearly certainly means Karius will now be confined to to the substitutes' bench, Klopp has insisted he still has full faith in the 25-year-old and fellow stopper Simon Mignolet . Liverpool's recent signing of Brazil goalkeeper Alisson for a world-record deal, it took the Reds off-season spending to £250m. Mourinho has put the pressure on Klopp to deliver Liverpool a title.
  • Geraint Thomas to win Tour de France

    Geraint Thomas to win Tour de France

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    Thomas may have known he had a buffer to play with, but he was not taking it easy as he was fastest through the first and second splits before grinding up the Col de Pinodieta and dropping back. His eventual victory had been a mere formality after Saturday's individual time trial stage which left him with a one minute 51 second advantage over second-placed Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands.