Daily Digest: Positives for Man United despite drubbing at home to Spurs

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • G+
  • Mail
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • G+
  • WhatsApp
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn

Good Morning!

David Cooper here bringing you a round-up of our stories on Wednesday.

As ever, get in touch with us via Twitter and Facebook throughout the day.

TOP STORY

A second Premier League defeat of the season for Manchester United.

It was a second Premier League defeat of the season for Manchester United on Monday night.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock since Monday night, the copious amounts of criticism directed towards Manchester United and the Jose Mourinho bashing has not escaped you.

However, Brendon Netto says it’s not all doom and gloom for the Red Devils and highlights some positives from a miserable start to the season so far.

Read his article, here.

FOOTBALL

Trying to prove himself: Usain Bolt.

Usain Bolt is likely to play some part for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial game on Friday night, head coach Mike Mulvey has said.

Read more, here.

CRICKET

Jonny Bairstow suffered a broken finger at Trent Bridge.

Our cricket writer Ajit Vijaykumar argues that England wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow has to retain his role behind the stumps in the future, amid speculation Jos Buttler could take up the gloves on a full-time basis.

Read more, here.

SOCIAL MEDIA ROUND-UP

Head to our Instagram page for our latest graphics!

@cristiano picks up another award! 🚲🏆

A post shared by Sport360 (@sport360) on

WHAT’S ON

US Open Tennis: From 8pm

Football: EFL Cup, from 10.45pm

Most popular

Related Sections

Watch: India's Neeraj Chopra celebrates record-breaking javelin gold at Asian Games

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • G+
  • Mail
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • G+
  • WhatsApp
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn

Neeraj Chopra was ecstatic as he secured India’s first-ever Asian Games javelin gold medal.

The 20-year-old was favourite to win gold and was never seriously challenged in Jakarta as he won with an Indian record of 88.05 metres. He had earlier won the Commonwealth title earlier this year.

“There are a lot of people watching you. I gave a hundred per cent and created a national record. So very happy about it,” Chopra said.

His gold was India’s eighth gold medal of the 2018 Asian Games.

Watch the full video below.

Most popular

Related Sections

Daily Digest: Reaction to Man United's home defeat against Tottenham

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • G+
  • Mail
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • G+
  • WhatsApp
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn

Good morning all! David Cooper here with your sports news on Tuesday.

As ever, get in touch with us throughout the day on Twitter and Facebook.

TOP STORY

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has demanded more respect because he has won more Premier League titles than the other 19 top-flight bosses combined.

The Portuguese endured a particularly spiky press conference after a 3-0 defeat to Tottenham, his heaviest home loss in management, which left the side 13th in the table with just one win from their opening three matches.

Read more reaction, here.

A second Premier League defeat of the season for Manchester United.

A second Premier League defeat of the season for Manchester United.

FOOTBALL

Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho after Spurs

Disappointing night: Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho after Spurs defeat.

Red Devils midfielder Paul Pogba has found himself under scrutiny early in the season.

Here we look at how the France World Cup winner fared in the loss to Spurs.

Read more, here.

CRICKET

Afghanistan cricket added yet another feather to their cap on Monday with the launch of their very own T20 league.

The Afghanistan Premier League (APL) will take place from October 5-23 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium with five franchises fighting for glory over 23 matches.

Read Ajit Vijaykumar’s report from its launch night in Dubai.

The Afghanistan Premier League was launched in Dubai on Monday. Image: ACB/Twitter.

The Afghanistan Premier League was launched in Dubai on Monday. Image: ACB/Twitter.

SOCIAL MEDIA ROUND-UP

Visit our Sport360 and Sport360 Cricket Instagram pages for our latest graphics!

@liverpoolfc’s forward evolution… ⚽️

A post shared by Sport360 (@sport360) on

WHAT’S ON

US Open Tennis continues from 9pm, with Novak Djokovic taking to the court against Marton Fucsovics and then Roger Federer will be in action in the early hours of Wednesday morning, facing Yoshihito Nishioka in New York.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26:  Roger Federer of Switzerland trains prior to the start of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Ready to begin US Open campaign: Roger Federer.

Most popular

Related Sections