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Crystal Palace vs Liverpool predicted teams: Jurgen Klopp to make late calls on Salah and Robertson – but Van Dijk ‘100% available’

Liverpool return to the scene of one of their most painful Premier League memories on Saturday when they take on Crystal Palace on Saturday. Whilst gunning for the title in 2014, Brendan Rodgers’ side cruised into a comfortable 3-0 lead at Selhurst Park. However, they capitulated under pressure and Manchester City pounced. Having annihilated the […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 17:41

Mauricio Pochettino MUST be on Arsenal’s radar to replace Unai Emery, insists Gunners legend Martin Keown

Arsenal legend Martin Keown insists Mauricio Pochettino MUST be in consideration for the Arsenal job, with pressure piling on Unai Emery. Pochettino has been linked with making a stunning switch to Tottenham’s arch-rivals after he was given the boot by Spurs this week. And while that may seem outrageous and incredibly unlikely, Keown is adamant the […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 16:12

Gareth Bale mocked by Real Madrid teammate Mariano with golf swing gesture in following Wales flag controversy

One of Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid teammates made fun of his golf game during a training session with the Spanish club. In a passing drill, Mariano flicks the ball to Bale who is caught off guard and mis-controls it. The Spaniard then turns to the Wales international and feigns a golf swing, causing Bale to […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 16:07

Arsenal vs Southampton: Predicted teams, stream information and injury news as Unai Emery prepares to make Granit Xhaka decision

Arsenal return to Premier League action on Saturday afternoon against a Southampton side who are seriously struggling. Saints have picked up just one point from their previous seven Premier League fixtures, meaning they are firmly entrenched in the relegation places. To make matters worse, Southampton have NEVER won an away Premier League fixture against the […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 14:15

Bolton’s suspended five-point penalty for postponed games appealed by EFL for being ‘too lenient’

The EFL has appealed against Bolton’s ‘too lenient’ sanction after the League One club were handed a suspended five-point penalty for failing to fulfil two games. Bolton cancelled a match against Brentford in the Championship at the end of the previous campaign and postponed a League One clash with Doncaster in August. An independent disciplinary […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 13:42

Solskjaer relaxed at Man Utd despite Pochettino availability

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says every manager would want his job but he feels no extra pressure after Mauricio Pochettino became available following his sacking by Tottenham Hotspur.
Reuters - 22.11.2019 13:37

Iceland drawn to play Romania in Euro 2020 playoffs

Iceland’s road back to the European Championship will go through a playoff semifinal match at home against Romania in March. The Euro 2016 quarterfinalists were the highest-ranked team in the top-tier playoff bracket drawn Friday at UEFA. Bulgaria will play at home against Hungary in another semifinal
Yahoo - 22.11.2019 12:43

Euro 2020 play-off draw: Scotland host Israel, Republic of Ireland could face Northern Ireland in final

The Euro 2020 play-offs have been confirmed and Scotland will host Israel next March. The draw, conducted in Nyon on Friday morning, paired Steve Clarke’s Scots with the nation that finished fifth in Group G. It was already known that Northern Ireland will travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina, while Republic of Ireland will be away […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 12:38

Chelsea have less points after 12 games under Frank Lampard but Blues have been transformed without Maurizio Sarri’s and Eden Hazard

It’s incredible how much things have changed in just one year at Chelsea. The Blues have a different manager, a completely different squad, and, according to many, have even become likeable. But after 12 games, how do Chelsea compare with Frank Lampard at the helm than with Maurizio Sarri? Ahead of their clash with Premier […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 11:30

Euro 2020 play-off draw LIVE: Full coverage of draw as Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland learn opponents

The draw for the Euro 2020 play-offs will take place today and we’ll have full coverage of it on talkSPORT 2. This week saw the qualification campaign for next summer’s tournament come to an end but there are still four places up for grabs. The final slots will be decided by play-off clashes but there […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 11:19

Arsenal’s drop in form laid bare – Gunners are worse under Unai Emery than with Arsene Wenger two years ago

‘Wenger out’ became the catchphrase of certain sections of Arsenal supporters in the years leading up to their legendary manager leaving the club. They finally got what they wanted when Arsene Wenger announced he would be stepping down as manager at the end of the 2017/18 season. Unai Emery came in as his replacement, arriving […]
TalkSport - 22.11.2019 11:15

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Andy Murray not named in Great Britain's Davis Cup team for quarter-final

Andy Murray will not play in Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final against Germany with captain Leon Smith sticking with the team who beat Kazakhstan.
BBC - 22.11.2019 17:21

Shapovalov/Pospisil Send Canada To Davis Cup SFs; Djokovic Helps Serbia To QFs

Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov led Canada past Australia in the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup Finals on Thursday, battling past John Peers and Jordan Thompson 6-4, 6-4 in a deciding doubles rubber. Pospisil began the tie strongly for Canada, defeating John Millman 7-6(7), 6-4 to move his country within one win of the semi-finals. But Alex de Minaur rallied for Australia, beating Shapovalov 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to force a doubles match to make the doubles a decider. After dropping the first set, Thompson and Peers sprinted to a 3-0 lead in the second set. But Pospisil and Shapovalov won six of the next seven games to clinch the victory for Canada, which will face Serbia or Russia on Saturday for a spot in the championship tie. Serbia won Group A earlier in the day with a 2-1 win against France. After Filip Krajinovic defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-6(5), Novak Djokovic clinched his country's victory with a 6-3, 6-3 win against Benoit Paire.  ""The team is looking good, we won al...
ATP - 22.11.2019 00:25

Davis Cup finals 2019: Novak Djokovic helps take Serbia into last eight

Novak Djokovic ensures Serbia move into the Davis Cup quarter-finals with a straight-set victory over France's Benoit Paire.
BBC - 21.11.2019 18:50

Nitto ATP Finals Caps Record Attendance Across 2019 ATP Tour Season

The 2019 Nitto ATP Finals, held for an 11th consecutive year at The O2 in London, provided a thrilling finale to the 2019 ATP Tour season, bringing attendance across the 63 ATP events throughout the year to a record 4.82 million fans, while online consumption of the season finale hit unprecedented heights. 21-year-old Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in a memorable singles final, 6-7(6), 6-2, 7-6(4), to complete a remarkable week of matches at The O2. It was only the third time in the history of the tournament (since 1970) that the singles championship match came down to a final set tie-break (1988, Becker d. Lendl; 2005, Nalbandian d. Federer). Tsitsipas, who had won the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan just one year earlier, captured the biggest title of his career, as well 1300 ATP Rankings points and US$2,656,000 in prize money. At just 21 years, 3 months, the Greek became the youngest champion since 20-year-old Hewitt in 2001, and 6th-youngest cham...
ATP - 21.11.2019 11:13

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Spain cruise into Davis Cup last eight, holders Croatia eliminated

Hosts Spain made smooth progress into the last eight of the Davis Cup Finals but elsewhere in La Caja Magica on Wednesday it proved a more arduous day for players, organisers and fans.
Reuters - 20.11.2019 22:07

What an epic! Andy Murray survives major scare against world No 179 Tallon Griekspoor at Davis Cup

MIKE DICKSON IN MADRID: Great Britain were given an almighty scare to start their Davis Cup campaign as former world No 1 Andy Murray emerged from a dogfight in Madrid.
Daily Mail - 20.11.2019 14:17

Roger Federer says he has 'no reason' to retire but first thought about it a decade ago

Roger Federer won his last Grand Slam in January 2018 when he claimed his sixth Australian Open but the Swiss has won seven ATP titles since then, taking his career tally to 103.
Daily Mail - 20.11.2019 11:15

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Canada finally beat US to reach Davis Cup last eight

Canada became the first nation to reach the quarter-finals of the revamped Davis Cup on Tuesday after beating the United States for the first time at the 16th attempt.
Reuters - 20.11.2019 04:12