Amid a hectic schedule that has seen his team play two FA Cup replays since the turn of the year, Mourinho said he has been forced to start with the same group of players for matches every three of four days. Erik Lamela and Tanguy Ndombele came off the bench against Leipzig having barely trained. … [Read more...] about Tired Tottenham looks to seize on Chelsea’s slump in EPL
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City was punished by European football's governing body for "serious breaches" of club licensing and financial fair play regulations and, as a result, will not be permitted to play in the Champions League for the next two seasons. … [Read more...] about Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban
“We have only had problem after problem since January. What we need is some calm and to think about soccer, to think about the games, and to try to improve,” Messi told Spanish sports daily Mundo Deportivo in an interview on Thursday. “At least we need to isolate ourselves (from the noise) because, if not, there are going to be complicated months ahead. … We must be patient and hopefully we can turn this around.” … [Read more...] about Messi demands calm after chaotic 2 months for Barcelona
The decision by the Philippine government comes as Duterte's relationship with the United States has grown contentious after the American government denied Senator Ronald dela Rosa, one of Duterte’s biggest champions for his violent war on drugs, a U.S. visa. … [Read more...] about Rodrigo Duterte: What to know about the controversial Philippines president
Watching the ISIS videos became a compulsion for Yusuf, like deciding to watch “just one more episode” of Game of Thrones. He found himself awash in another reality, one in which he too could be a noble warrior instead of a helpless bystander. He went from bingeing on videos of ISIS fighters and atrocities in Syria to the lectures of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical imam who has almost single-handedly shaped the views of violent American jihadists. (He was killed in a U.S. drone attack in 2011.) “He’d say stuff like, ‘Muslims don’t belong in the West … the ones here are confused.’ Stuff that made America look bad.” (Sayfullo Saipov, the man accused of driving a truck down a bike path on the West Side of Manhattan, killing eight people, had al-Awlaki videos on his cell phone. YouTube started blocking al-Awlaki’s channels in November.) … [Read more...] about An American Teen Tried to Join ISIS. Then Came His Second Chance.