By Phil Stewart and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, a move appealing to some in his conservative political base but sowing confusion about the fate of thousands of transgender service members. The surpriseRead More »
Bruce Arena’s original Gold Cup roster fit the essence of the tournament itself, a B-list team for a B-list tournament, but still one with plenty of intriguing young talent. Following an uneven group stage, Arena’s six additions for the knockout stages included first-team veterans Tim Howard, Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey. Bradley and Altidore were on hand last November for a 4-0 shellacking in Costa Rica, and Bradley and Dempsey played in the USA’s 2-1 defeat in the 2015 Gold Cup semifinals. Both losses came under Jurgen Klinsmann, and with the opportunity for redemption on the table, Arena was more aggressive with the roster changes than any other coach.
With one flick of a forked tongue, Jose Mourinho named his Premier League title favorite and shot a barb at Manchester United’s cross-city rival. Asked whether United was a serious contender to win back the trophy it last held in 2013, Mourinho tiptoed. “Everybody speaks about the dimension of the investment at Man City, but there is another team that I feel the dimension of their investment is also phenomenal: Tottenham.
Mansfield chief executive Carolyn Radford has posted a promotional music video on YouTube in a bid to win a seat on the Football Association Council. Radford, 35, wife of the Sky Bet League Two club's chairman John, is one of five candidates bidding for two places currently available to represent the Football League on the FA Council. Radford, who graduated from Durham University with a degree in politics, said on her Twitter account that her song was a tongue-in-cheek imitation of a campaign video once used by former US president John F Kennedy.