Memphis shines for United but rues missing hat-trick

Memphis shines for United but rues missing hat-trick

London: Manchester United`s Memphis Depay was disappointed at failing to score a hat-trick after opening his account for the club with two spectacular strikes at home to Club Bruges on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old Dutch winger, who wants to be known only as Memphis, also made the third for substitute Marouane Fellaini in a stirring 3-1 win in their Champions League playoff first leg.

"It is really important we win the game," the goalscorer, who joined United for a reported transfer fee of 25 million ($39.14 million) from PSV Eindhoven in May, told BT Sport.

Athletic Bilbao stun Barca to lift historic Spanish Super Cup

Lionel Messi

London, Aug 18 - Athletic Bilbao secured the Spanish Super Cup with a 1-1 draw against Barcelona at the Nou Camp, ending a 31-year trophy drought with a 5-1 aggregate victory.

After suffering a humiliating 4-0 defeat in the first-leg, Barca threatened to wrestle back into the game when Lionel Messi put his side ahead with a close-range finish.

However, the visitors fended off Barca's counterattack and scored an equaliser when Aritz Aduriz struck late on to seal the game for Bilbao.

`Resurgent` Man City thump Chelsea 3-0 to go on top of PL table

Sergio Aguero

London, Aug 17 - Manchester City produced a dominant performance as they brushed aside reigning Premier League champions Chelsea 3-0 at an electric Etihad Stadium.

Star striker Sergio Aguero put the hosts ahead in the 31st minute after he had been denied three times by Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, the BBC reported.

Subsequently, City stamped their authority with two late goals from captain Vincent Kompany and midfielder Fernandinho.

With the win, City lead the league table with Leicester City and Manchester United holding second and third position respectively. (ANI)

Manchester United beat Aston Villa 1-0

Manchester United beat Aston Villa 1-0

London, Aug.15 - Manchester United continued to dominate the current English Premier League (EPL) season by beating Aston Villa 1-0 in their second match at Villa Park.

United winger Adnan Januzaj scored the first goal in the 29th minute that put his side ahead, the BBC has reported.

In the second half, Memphis Depay had a chance to double their lead, but could only curl his shot past the post.

Meanwhile, Villa forward player Gabby Agbonlahor's header from the corner put the United defence under pressure.

Barca lift European Super Cup after thrilling 5-4 win over Sevilla

Barca lift European Super Cup after thrilling 5-4 win over Sevilla

London, Aug 12 - Barcelona claimed a thrilling 5-4 win over Sevilla to lift the UEFA Super Cup for a record-equalling fifth time, thanks to an extra-time winner by Pedro.

Ever Banega gave Europa League winners Sevilla the early advantage just three minutes into the contest.

Barca came back strongly as Lionel Messi scored two brilliant free-kicks before Rafinha and Luis Suarez consolidated to give the La Liga champions a commanding 4-1 lead, the BBC reported.

Becks hits back at critics over Harper's dummy article

David Beckham

Melbourne, Aug. 11 - David Beckham has unleashed his anger at the critics who claimed that his four-year-old daughter Harper was too old to use a dummy.

Hitting it back on critics, the 40-year-old former footballer said that others have no right to judge him and his wife Victoria Beckham as parents, reported

The former England star outraged his anger after an article got published in the Daily Mail that suggested that the use of dummy could mean that Harper might end up with speech or dental issues.

PL: Man City dominates West Brom by 3-0

Yaya Toure

London, Aug.11 - Manchester City has displayed a resilient performance by securing 3-0 win against West Brom in its first match of the current Premier League season.

It was midfielder Yaya Toure's effort in the 9th minute that helped his side to take a lead. Manchester City managed to double its score when Toure curled a shot into the top corner in the 24th minute, the BBC reported.

City's player Vincent Kompany scored the third goal after he directed a great header into the far corner.

West Brom made several efforts to increase their lead but could not succeed.

Kathie Lee's husband Frank Gifford dies at 84

Kathie Lee's husband Frank Gifford dies at 84

Washington DC, Aug. 10 - Football player Frank Gifford, who was married to TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford, has died a natural death at the age of 84.

In a statement that revealed that the player has passed away on August 9, Gifford's family wrote that they rejoice in the extraordinary life he was privileged to live and they feel grateful and blessed to have been loved by such an amazing human being, reported E! Online.

Gifford is survived by his 61-year-old wife and their two children Cody and Cassidy as well as three children, Jeff, Kyle and Victoria, from his previous marriage.

PL: Arsenal defeated by West Ham 0-2 at Emirates Stadium

Cheikhou Kouyate

London, Aug.10 - Arsenal started off their 2015-16 Premier League season with a 0-2 defeat at the hands of West Ham at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Arsenal keeper Petr Cech's error allowed midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate to put West Ham ahead in the 43rd minute, the BBC reports.

Forward player, Mauro Zarate scored his side's second goal, after being gifted the ball by the Gunners defence during the second half of the game.

Arsenal will now lock horns with Crystal Palace next Sunday. (ANI)

Man U beat Tottenham 1-0 at Old Trafford

Kyle Walker

London, Aug. 09 - Manchester United displayed a resilient performance as they began their Premier League season with 1-0 win over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday.

It was Kyle Walker's own goal in 22 minutes that put his side into the lead in the opening match of the season, the BBC reported.

Tottenham, who finished at fifth position in the last Premier League season, gave tough competition to the United but they couldn't stop the defeat.

Midfielder Juan Mata and winger Memphis Depay also made several efforts to increase their lead but could not succeed.

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