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  • Napoli saw their 100 per cent start to the Serie A season ended as they were held to a 0-0 draw by second-placed Inter Milan at the Stadio San Paolo.Dries Mertens missed two fine chances to extend the hosts’ winning run to nine games, but ultimately a strong defensive display from the visitors earned a deserved point.The confident home side looked eager to prove their superiority from the start against opponents who had signalled their own intentions with a thrilling derby win last week.Marek Hamsik stretched the visiting defence in the early stages and had the first chance of the game when he drilled a fifth-minute effort just wide of Samir Handanovic’s post.1??4?? matches this season1??1?? wins1?? draw2?? defeats ?? #NapoliInter 0-0 ???? #ForzaNapoliSempre pic.twitter.com/UHnZpygeb7— Official SSC Napoli (@en_sscnapoli) October 21, 2017Lorenzo Insigne was also a threat for the hosts in the early stages but Inter held firm and broke well, Ivan Perisic sending a dangerous bal..

    Napoli drop first Serie A points of season as second-placed Inter secure draw

    Napoli saw their 100 per cent start to the Serie A season ended as they were held to a 0-0 draw by second-placed Inter Milan at the Stadio San Paolo.Dries Mertens missed two fine chances to extend the hosts’ winning run to nine games, but ultimately a strong defensive display from the visitors earned a deserved point.The confident home side looked eager to prove their superiority from the start against opponents who had signalled their own intentions with a thrilling derby win last week.Marek Hamsik stretched the visiting defence in the early stages and had the first chance of the game when he drilled a fifth-minute effort just wide of Samir Handanovic’s post.1??4?? matches this season1??1?? wins1?? draw2?? defeats ?? #NapoliInter 0-0 ???? #ForzaNapoliSempre pic.twitter.com/UHnZpygeb7— Official SSC Napoli (@en_sscnapoli) October 21, 2017Lorenzo Insigne was also a threat for the hosts in the early stages but Inter held firm and broke well, Ivan Perisic sending a dangerous bal..
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  • Ferrari started hot in the first half of this Formula 1 season with Sebastian Vettel leading the surge for the Drivers' Championship and Kimi Raikkonen playing a strong supporting role. Although the Italian crew has trailed Mercedes in the Constructors' standings through 2017, Ferrari's performance before the summer break was on pace to keep up with the Germans. However, the last three races have been a nightmare for the team in terms of reliability and performance, causing a major shift that has since distanced Ferrari in most major categories from the leading AMG outfit. However, this isn't enough to discourage Raikkonen as he told reporters that Ferrari still has the potential to win each of the remaining four races this season.Engine problems plagued the Ice Man in Malaysia, where he qualified in P2 but suffered a DNS due to a faulty turbocharger. This came after the infamous wreck that occurred in Singapore which also knocked out Vettel and two other drivers...

    Raikkonen Says Ferrari Can Still Win the Last Four Races of the Season

    Ferrari started hot in the first half of this Formula 1 season with Sebastian Vettel leading the surge for the Drivers' Championship and Kimi Raikkonen playing a strong supporting role. Although the Italian crew has trailed Mercedes in the Constructors' standings through 2017, Ferrari's performance before the summer break was on pace to keep up with the Germans. However, the last three races have been a nightmare for the team in terms of reliability and performance, causing a major shift that has since distanced Ferrari in most major categories from the leading AMG outfit. However, this isn't enough to discourage Raikkonen as he told reporters that Ferrari still has the potential to win each of the remaining four races this season.Engine problems plagued the Ice Man in Malaysia, where he qualified in P2 but suffered a DNS due to a faulty turbocharger. This came after the infamous wreck that occurred in Singapore which also knocked out Vettel and two other drivers...
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  • Wall Street Hits Record Peaks on Strong Earnings Season U.S. equities notched record peaks on Friday as investors placed wagers on another solid earnings season. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.13 percent at 22,871.72. The 30-stock index also reached an intraday record. The S&P 500 climbed 0.1 percent at 2,553.17 and notched an all-time intraday peak, as information technology and materials led gainers. The Nasdaq composite was up 0.2 percent to 6,605.80 and hit intraday and closing records. The three major indexes reported marginally weekly gains. The S&P 500 and the Dow recorded their fifth straight weekly advances, while the Nasdaq has completed three. Shares of Bank of America gained 1.5 percent on better-than-expected earnings. It posted earnings and revenue that exceeded expectations, despite a sharp drop in fixed income trading revenue. JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup also reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results. Netflix jumped 1.9 percent, crossing above $2..

    Prime News: Wall Street Hits Record Peaks on Strong Earnings Season

    Wall Street Hits Record Peaks on Strong Earnings Season U.S. equities notched record peaks on Friday as investors placed wagers on another solid earnings season. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.13 percent at 22,871.72. The 30-stock index also reached an intraday record. The S&P 500 climbed 0.1 percent at 2,553.17 and notched an all-time intraday peak, as information technology and materials led gainers. The Nasdaq composite was up 0.2 percent to 6,605.80 and hit intraday and closing records. The three major indexes reported marginally weekly gains. The S&P 500 and the Dow recorded their fifth straight weekly advances, while the Nasdaq has completed three. Shares of Bank of America gained 1.5 percent on better-than-expected earnings. It posted earnings and revenue that exceeded expectations, despite a sharp drop in fixed income trading revenue. JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup also reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results. Netflix jumped 1.9 percent, crossing above $2..
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  • Luis Figo believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s return from a five-match ban can help kick-start Real Madrid’s season.After seven games, the defending champions are fifth in LaLiga, seven points behind their rivals Barcelona. Ronaldo has served his five-match suspension after pushing the referee in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in August and Figo feels his return can get Madrid’s season back on track.“Of course, he’s a very important player for the team,” Figo said. “He was out five games and the team missed his goals and his contribution. ?????? Check out our top five goals of the season so far!???? https://t.co/qDAui7tmZb ????#HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/Prtq23imAU— Real Madrid C.F.???????? (@realmadriden) October 11, 2017“Now everything is settled and I think the team is going for the goals they had in the beginning of the season.“They started well, they won two competitions (the Supercopa and UEFA Super Cup) and now in the league they’re trying to come back from some draws an..

    Luis Figo: Ronaldo’s return can kick-start Real Madrid’s season

    Luis Figo believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s return from a five-match ban can help kick-start Real Madrid’s season.After seven games, the defending champions are fifth in LaLiga, seven points behind their rivals Barcelona. Ronaldo has served his five-match suspension after pushing the referee in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in August and Figo feels his return can get Madrid’s season back on track.“Of course, he’s a very important player for the team,” Figo said. “He was out five games and the team missed his goals and his contribution. ?????? Check out our top five goals of the season so far!???? https://t.co/qDAui7tmZb ????#HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/Prtq23imAU— Real Madrid C.F.???????? (@realmadriden) October 11, 2017“Now everything is settled and I think the team is going for the goals they had in the beginning of the season.“They started well, they won two competitions (the Supercopa and UEFA Super Cup) and now in the league they’re trying to come back from some draws an..
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  • Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope's season continues to improve after he signed a new three-year contract. The 25-year-old made his Premier League debut last month as a substitute after established number one Tom Heaton dislocated his shoulder in the home win over Crystal Palace.Pope, whose new contract includes the option for an additional 12 months, is likely to play the majority of the season as Heaton has been ruled out for several months after an operation."I'm delighted to sign a new contract and extend my stay here," Pope, who joined the club from Charlton in the summer of 2016, told burnleyfootballclub.com."I've been really happy since I signed last year, so I'm really pleased to get it done."We are still growing as a club and I'm growing as a player. That's what I wanted to do when I first signed."It's been lucky on my part how it's come about - a bit by default - but I've really enjoyed it since I've been in the team."The la..

    Nick Pope pens new Burnley deal after strong start to season

    Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope's season continues to improve after he signed a new three-year contract. The 25-year-old made his Premier League debut last month as a substitute after established number one Tom Heaton dislocated his shoulder in the home win over Crystal Palace.Pope, whose new contract includes the option for an additional 12 months, is likely to play the majority of the season as Heaton has been ruled out for several months after an operation."I'm delighted to sign a new contract and extend my stay here," Pope, who joined the club from Charlton in the summer of 2016, told burnleyfootballclub.com."I've been really happy since I signed last year, so I'm really pleased to get it done."We are still growing as a club and I'm growing as a player. That's what I wanted to do when I first signed."It's been lucky on my part how it's come about - a bit by default - but I've really enjoyed it since I've been in the team."The la..
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  • Wall Street was flat in early afternoon trading on Monday as declines in health care stocks were counterbalanced by advances in technology shares, while investors looked ahead to the beginning of earnings season. The Dow Jones industrial average also reported an all-time peak before slipping 0.06 percent at 22,761.07. The S&P 500 fell 0.2 percent to 2,544.73. The Nasdaq composite dropped 0.15 percent to finish at 6.579.73, after notching a record peak previously in the session. The index also broke a nine-day winning streak. U.S. stocks have been strong this year, reaching fresh records nearly everyday in the past week, and the upcoming earnings reports will help justify the lofty valuations. Seven of the 11 major S&P indexes were lower, which propelled a 0.51 percent decline in health care stocks. The technology sector rose 0.43 percent, advancing the most. Third-quarter S&P 500 earnings are seen to increase by four percent on a year-over-year basis, according to data from S&P ..

    Prime News: Wall Street Flat Ahead of Earnings Season

    Wall Street was flat in early afternoon trading on Monday as declines in health care stocks were counterbalanced by advances in technology shares, while investors looked ahead to the beginning of earnings season. The Dow Jones industrial average also reported an all-time peak before slipping 0.06 percent at 22,761.07. The S&P 500 fell 0.2 percent to 2,544.73. The Nasdaq composite dropped 0.15 percent to finish at 6.579.73, after notching a record peak previously in the session. The index also broke a nine-day winning streak. U.S. stocks have been strong this year, reaching fresh records nearly everyday in the past week, and the upcoming earnings reports will help justify the lofty valuations. Seven of the 11 major S&P indexes were lower, which propelled a 0.51 percent decline in health care stocks. The technology sector rose 0.43 percent, advancing the most. Third-quarter S&P 500 earnings are seen to increase by four percent on a year-over-year basis, according to data from S&P ..
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  • Bayern Munich have announced the appointment of Jupp Heynckes as coach until the end of the season.The 72-year-old, who succeeds Carlo Ancelotti, has had three previous spells in charge of the Bundesliga giants, most recently when he led them to the league, cup and Champions League treble in 2013.Bayern said in a statement that Heynckes would take over from Monday on a contract until June 30, 2018.Welcome back to the @FCBayern family, Jupp Heynckes ???????? #da27 pic.twitter.com/sg7Kkhw13W— David Alaba (@David_Alaba) October 6, 2017Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on the club website: “Between Jupp Heynckes and Bayern there is a great deal of trust. The talks that (president) Uli Hoeness, (sporting director) Hasan Salihamidzic and I have held have shown that once again.“We are very thankful to Jupp that he has agreed to become our head coach. He is at this moment in time the ideal coach for FC Bayern.”Salihamidzic described Heynckes as a “master of man-management and t..

    Jupp Heynckes returns as Bayern boss until end of season

    Bayern Munich have announced the appointment of Jupp Heynckes as coach until the end of the season.The 72-year-old, who succeeds Carlo Ancelotti, has had three previous spells in charge of the Bundesliga giants, most recently when he led them to the league, cup and Champions League treble in 2013.Bayern said in a statement that Heynckes would take over from Monday on a contract until June 30, 2018.Welcome back to the @FCBayern family, Jupp Heynckes ???????? #da27 pic.twitter.com/sg7Kkhw13W— David Alaba (@David_Alaba) October 6, 2017Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on the club website: “Between Jupp Heynckes and Bayern there is a great deal of trust. The talks that (president) Uli Hoeness, (sporting director) Hasan Salihamidzic and I have held have shown that once again.“We are very thankful to Jupp that he has agreed to become our head coach. He is at this moment in time the ideal coach for FC Bayern.”Salihamidzic described Heynckes as a “master of man-management and t..
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  • Furthering its goal of bringing quality features to its K series, Lenovo has released the latest K8 Plus. Priced at a very competitive INR 10,999 for the variant with 3GB of RAM, the Lenovo K8 Plus promises great power at a reasonable price. Here are 8 reasons that make it a must-buy this festive season: The smartphone packs a real battery powerhouse. The massive 4000mAh battery can go on for up to 48 hours. The K8 Plus comes with an included fast charger to recharge the battery in minutes for hours of usage on the go. The Lenovo K8 Plus's main attraction is its Dual Camera setup, which comprises of a 13-megapixel primary and 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor for detailed pictures and enhanced depth of field. The cameras work seamlessly to provide you the best bokeh effects. The K8 Plus also runs on Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which means a pure Android experience minus the bloatware. It takes an already high-performance operating system to another level and additional features ..

    8 Reasons Why You Must Grab the New Lenovo K8 Plus This Festive Season

    Furthering its goal of bringing quality features to its K series, Lenovo has released the latest K8 Plus. Priced at a very competitive INR 10,999 for the variant with 3GB of RAM, the Lenovo K8 Plus promises great power at a reasonable price. Here are 8 reasons that make it a must-buy this festive season: The smartphone packs a real battery powerhouse. The massive 4000mAh battery can go on for up to 48 hours. The K8 Plus comes with an included fast charger to recharge the battery in minutes for hours of usage on the go. The Lenovo K8 Plus's main attraction is its Dual Camera setup, which comprises of a 13-megapixel primary and 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor for detailed pictures and enhanced depth of field. The cameras work seamlessly to provide you the best bokeh effects. The K8 Plus also runs on Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which means a pure Android experience minus the bloatware. It takes an already high-performance operating system to another level and additional features ..
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  • Lee McCulloch has left Kilmarnock following their miserable start to the Ladbrokes Premiership season.Killie are without a win in eight games and the club announced the departure of McCulloch and assistant Peter Leven a day after their 2-0 loss to Ross County.McCulloch took interim charge in February after Lee Clark's departure for Bury and was handed the reins permanently after securing top-flight status for another season.McCulloch kept his players in the changing room for around an hour after the end of the game on Saturday and did not hold back in his criticism of the squad.But, having insisted he wanted to stay on and try to turn things round, he subsequently agreed to leave the post.A club statement on kilmarnockfc.co.uk read: " Everyone at Kilmarnock FC thanks Lee and Peter for their hard work and dedication during their time with the club and we wish both all the best for the future." McCulloch signed for Kilmarnock as player-coach in July 2015 and had his first spe..

    McCulloch departs Kilmarnock after woeful start to season

    Lee McCulloch has left Kilmarnock following their miserable start to the Ladbrokes Premiership season.Killie are without a win in eight games and the club announced the departure of McCulloch and assistant Peter Leven a day after their 2-0 loss to Ross County.McCulloch took interim charge in February after Lee Clark's departure for Bury and was handed the reins permanently after securing top-flight status for another season.McCulloch kept his players in the changing room for around an hour after the end of the game on Saturday and did not hold back in his criticism of the squad.But, having insisted he wanted to stay on and try to turn things round, he subsequently agreed to leave the post.A club statement on kilmarnockfc.co.uk read: " Everyone at Kilmarnock FC thanks Lee and Peter for their hard work and dedication during their time with the club and we wish both all the best for the future." McCulloch signed for Kilmarnock as player-coach in July 2015 and had his first spe..
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  • Simon Mignolet has urged Liverpool to use the prospect of a mouth-watering clash with Manchester United to belatedly kick-start their season.The Reds headed home from Tyneside on Sunday evening not quite believing they were doing so with just a single point from a 1-1 draw at Newcastle and knowing they will have to be much more clinical if they are to get a better result against pacesetters United next time out.However, goalkeeper Mignolet is convinced that is exactly the kind of fixture they need to focus minds and eradicate the errors which have hampered their start to the season.Next up, it's a big one…?? Liverpool v #MUFC???? Saturday 14 October? 12:30 BST pic.twitter.com/0ei8Yl4yGA— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 2, 2017He told the club’s official website, www.liverpoolfc.com: “If you come away with a 1-1 result, that’s obviously a disappointing feeling. You start to look at what you could have done better.“We played well, we deserved to get the victory, we crea..

    Manchester United clash can kick-start Liverpool’s season – Simon Mignolet

    Simon Mignolet has urged Liverpool to use the prospect of a mouth-watering clash with Manchester United to belatedly kick-start their season.The Reds headed home from Tyneside on Sunday evening not quite believing they were doing so with just a single point from a 1-1 draw at Newcastle and knowing they will have to be much more clinical if they are to get a better result against pacesetters United next time out.However, goalkeeper Mignolet is convinced that is exactly the kind of fixture they need to focus minds and eradicate the errors which have hampered their start to the season.Next up, it's a big one…?? Liverpool v #MUFC???? Saturday 14 October? 12:30 BST pic.twitter.com/0ei8Yl4yGA— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 2, 2017He told the club’s official website, www.liverpoolfc.com: “If you come away with a 1-1 result, that’s obviously a disappointing feeling. You start to look at what you could have done better.“We played well, we deserved to get the victory, we crea..
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