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Author: 0 Gareth Bale says medals matter more than Real Madrid star status

It is also why one of the richest clubs in the world didn't feel the need to go wild in a hyper-inflated transfer market following Neymar's world record 222 million-euro move to Paris Saint-Germain. The Wednesday fixtures of the UEFA Champions League 2017/18 season would witness the return of Cristiano Ronaldo who has not featured for the defending champions because of punishment for five matches.

Sport Esordio amaro per Juve e Roma in Youth League
Author: 0 Esordio amaro per Juve e Roma in Youth League

Al 23° prima occasione per i padroni di casa che prendono il palo con la conclusione di Topalov. All'80' l'arbitro manda anzitempo Palmieri negli spogliatoi, reo di un fallo da espulsione , nel recupero anche Esposito subisce il secondo giallo lasciando i suoi in 9 uomini , nel mezzo resta il forcing degli ucraini e alcuni miracoli di Schaeper che dice di no piu' volte alle avanzate avversarie.

Sport National Flood Insurance Program Extended to December
Author: 0 National Flood Insurance Program Extended to December

Firms walked away from the business entirely. Organizers say many lost their homes and fell victim to NFIP fraud and abuse, despite paying flood insurance premiums for decades. When that mortgage is sold to investors, the company that services it must make sure the premiums are paid or pay them through escrow. That fell to the government, but it still didn't have accurate flood maps to do so.

Sport Chelsea crush debutants Qarabag on return to Europe
Author: 0 Chelsea crush debutants Qarabag on return to Europe

The Premier League champions ran riot over their Azerbaijani opponents at Stamford Bridge, marking their return to European football's top-tier club competition in style following a year's absence. "In this position as a central defender he is one of the best in the world". "We have to improve all these players to try and create a good competition, a positive competition, between them".

Sport Chelsea vs Arsenal too 'early' for winger Eden Hazard despite Qarabag cameo
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Arsenal too 'early' for winger Eden Hazard despite Qarabag cameo

My message tonight was this: I trust all my players, not with only words, but with facts. After the restart, there were signs that both Chelsea and Qarabag understood that the game was effectively over as a contest and the home team put the result further beyond doubt when Azpilicueta glanced a header into the roof of the net from eight yards after meeting Cesc Fabregas's cross.

Sport Feyenoord v Manchester City live streaming free
Author: 0 Feyenoord v Manchester City live streaming free

Toure was missing from the matchday squad for the 5-0 mauling of Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium. Guardiola coached Toure at Barcelona, where the former Ivory Coast worldwide lost his place in the first XI and was transferred to City in 2010.

Sport Ederson in City squad for Feyenoord trip after Mane collision
Author: 0 Ederson in City squad for Feyenoord trip after Mane collision

Last month's draw for the opening round of fixtures could not have been much kinder either with them long odds-on to get the better of Qarabag at Stamford Bridge, and Basel at Old Trafford, respectively. Accident or not it is a red card. The 42-year-old former Dutch worldwide, who guided the team to the Eredivisie title last season, is looking forward to going up against Pep Guardiola's expensively-assembled City side at De Kuip in the Group F opener on Wednesday.

Sport Flash floods, tropical depression and more
Author: 0 Flash floods, tropical depression and more

Communications were cut off for much of Monday, which restricted the flow of information. The system has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour while moving 17 miles per hour north-northwest over Georgia . A stunning 13 million Florida residents were without electricity - two-thirds of the state's residents - as sweltering tropical heat returned across the peninsula following the storm.

Sport The day after Hurricane Irma on Marco Island
Author: 0 The day after Hurricane Irma on Marco Island

The National Hurricane Center in Miami is predicting that Jose, with 105-mph winds Monday afternoon, will do a loop in the Atlantic Ocean over the next few days. Forecasters expect it to become a tropical depression on Tuesday. He said: "Some 6.5 million Floridians, that is 62 per cent of the state, without power at this hour still and we are at the entrance here into really the only entrance way into the Florida Keys ".

Sport Power Outages Continue To Drop In Georgia After Irma
Author: 0 Power Outages Continue To Drop In Georgia After Irma

About 942,000 Georgia homes and businesses remained without power Tuesday afternoon as utilities whittled away at outages that left more than 1.5 million customers in the dark Monday after Tropical Storm Irma passed through. Georgia Power reported about 50 customers in western Butts County were without power. Outage & Storm Center - Available at www.georgiapower.com/storm, customers can visit this site to sign up for Outage Alerts , report and check the status of outages, and access ...

Sport WADA closed the case against 95 Russian athletes from 96
Author: 0 WADA closed the case against 95 Russian athletes from 96

The publication does not name the athletes. The Director General of WADA, Olivier Niggli the report says that in 95 cases out of 96 had not been found sufficient evidence of use by the Russians of illegal drugs. His 144-page independent study concluded more than 1,000 Russians benefitted from the doping programme across 30 sports. A day prior to the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee barred 167 Russian athletes from participating on ...

Sport Thousands of Kildare students to receive Junior Cert results this morning
Author: 0 Thousands of Kildare students to receive Junior Cert results this morning

The grading system for English is different to other subjects this year in that, rather than the old "A, B, C" grade format, students will be awarded one of six grade descriptors, from "Distinction" to "Not Graded". The HSE, however, says that alcohol shouldn't be involved in any celebrations. Local TD and Sinn Féin spokesperson for Education Kathleen Funchion has wished those receiving their Junior Cert results today the best of luck for their future.

Sport City rout Reds, United held by Stoke
Author: 0 City rout Reds, United held by Stoke

As regards the general performance, Klopp said he was disappointed Liverpool didn't take their chances when it was 11 against 11, and lamented the amount of space his side gave up. "He's quick, always he sees the spaces in the middle [and] outside more than anyone else", Guardiola said. Liverpool switched to a back three at the break with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain coming on for his debut, replacing Salah , but the City onslaught continued.

Sport UCL: Conte Savours 'Lots Of Goodies' In Chelsea's Win Vs Qarabag
Author: 0 UCL: Conte Savours 'Lots Of Goodies' In Chelsea's Win Vs Qarabag

Chelsea will be hoping to transfer their European form to their domestic matches, as they look to keep up the pressure on the two Manchester clubs at the top of the Premier League. And Conte was quick to explain why he gave the likes of Christensen a start. I saw a lot of positive things. Zappacosta doubled the lead on the half-hour mark with a visually impressive, if fortunate, goal, as he strode forward 70 yards on the right before swinging in a cross which caught Qarabag goalkeeper ...

Author: 0 Man City man blames Mane for not pulling out of challenge

The 25-year-old Mane scored 13 goals and contributed five assists in the Premier League last season to help Liverpool finish fourth and qualify for the Champions League . When he saw the boy bleeding, if I was in that position I would probably have made the same decision. "It was our duty to appeal, but as I said after the game, it was a waste of time".

Sport Guardiola refuses to explain why he has left Yaya Toure at home
Author: 0 Guardiola refuses to explain why he has left Yaya Toure at home

We are still in the process of growing. "Of course it can happen but we will see", he said. History counts. We can not deny English teams have more money, spend more money. "No, no - it is just a sporting decision", he added. The coach sold the midfielder to City when he was at Barcelona, and last season refused to play him after critical comments from agent Dimitri Seluk.

Author: 0 Karius set for Champions League start but Klopp won't name No. 1

The playmaker has returned to full training at Melwood since participating for Brazil in the recent worldwide break, but was left out of the squad for the 5-0 defeat to Manchester City on the weekend. All those opponents are beatable and they should have additional motivation to win this first game against Sevilla at Anfield. It happened in the 2015-16 UEFA Europa League , and Sevilla won 3-1.

Sport RB Leipzig 'relaxed' as Real Madrid chase Bundesliga goalmachine
Author: 0 RB Leipzig 'relaxed' as Real Madrid chase Bundesliga goalmachine

In his last four games, two for the national side and two for RB Leipzig , the striker has scored 6 goals. Timo Werner has expressed his wish to play for a "big club", naming six Premier League teams in the process. Werner's fine form has seen him linked with both Liverpool and Real Madrid in the last few days, but the Reds will surely have to pay up if they are to have any hope of bringing the youngster to Anfield.

Author: 0 Luis Garcia: 'Jurgen Klopp needs to win a trophy at Liverpool'

Liverpool have generally fond memories of their Champions League exploits but the last two campaigns ended in ignominious exits at the group stage. Perhaps it's down to a lack of quality at this level, but a win on Wednesday would be a huge hurdle cleared for the Spanish side, as it would prove they can go to a great European club and get the job done.

Sport Arsenal must decide if they want Europa League success, says Cech
Author: 0 Arsenal must decide if they want Europa League success, says Cech

The likes of Manchester United and Manchester City have been spending in excess of £150m for the last couple of years, while Premier League champions Chelsea and even Liverpool made a decision to splash the cash over the summer. Rather than being injured, the seven absentees are thought to be resting. Jack Wilshere also took part and may make his first Arsenal appearance in 383 days following last season's loan spell at Bournemouth.

Sport Gennady Golovkin eyeing history against Saul Alvarez
Author: 0 Gennady Golovkin eyeing history against Saul Alvarez

Golovkin, the unbeaten knockout puncher from Kazakhstan, will defend his middleweight titles against Alvarez, Mexico's biggest boxing star. Alvarez is a veteran of nine contests in Vegas - nine more than Golovkin has undertaken in the United States' fight capital.

Sport Blue Jays reinstate Martin from 10-day disabled list
Author: 0 Blue Jays reinstate Martin from 10-day disabled list

He was sidelined since August 12 due to a strained left oblique. It marked the second time the Montreal, Que. native spent time on the DL this year after missing an extended period in May due to a nerve issue in his left shoulder. The Blue Jays figure to have a veteran back Wednesday. At the time, manager John Gibbons hoped to use Sanchez out of the bullpen when he returned to Toronto's lineup but, with the Blue Jays out of the playoff picture, the team has settled on a more cautious path.

Sport Packers release Gunter, reinstate Allison
Author: 0 Packers release Gunter, reinstate Allison

Gunter failed to record a tackle in Sunday's game, but made 67 tackles and forced two fumbles, playing in all 19 games for Green Bay last season. Gunter's release opens a roster spot for receiver Geronimo Allison , who was activated off the suspended list.

Sport Lionel Messi Leads Barcelona Past Juventus with Champions League Brace
Author: 0 Lionel Messi Leads Barcelona Past Juventus with Champions League Brace

Juventus inflicted misery on Barcelona last season. Something that went someway to confirming the reasons behind Barcelona's decision - he's more a Messi than a Neymar . Essentially, he's shouldering Andres Iniesta's creative responsibility as his influence continues to wane, whilst taking on the mantel of Neymar's goals.

Sport Woman Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma Because Moms Are Superheroes
Author: 0 Woman Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma Because Moms Are Superheroes

City Manager Daniel Alfonso said in both cases, the most unsafe part of the crane - the heavy counter-balance that keeps the cranes balanced - fell straight into the construction sites. "There is a sense of relief because we were told we'd get a direct hit. we're concerned about storm surge", he said . Almost 75 percent of Miami-Dade County's 1.1 million electricity customers were without power as of 1 p.m.

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