LIVE BLOG | FRIDAY 9TH FEBRUARY

2:50pm – In golf news, Tiger Woods is set the make his first tournament appearance this year as he will tee up at the Genesis Invitational next week.

2:20pm РUlster centre Stuart McCloskey has been called back to the Ireland squad ahead of their Six Nations game against Italy this weekend.

2:08pm – Unai Emery has confirmed Ezri Konsa and John Duran are still ruled out and won’t make the trip to Manchester United this weekend.

2:00pm – Big Ange has agreed with Mauricio Pochettino about the blue cards and can’t see what else it would add to the game.

1:57pm – Mikel Arteta has praised VAR for recent times and said its going in the right way. “We’ve seen some improvements, that’s really positive thing to hear”.

1:55pm – Final thing on Liverpool – Star player Mo Salah is set to return to training next week and will help booster The Reds title hopes.

1:50pm –  “If he is not ready then that is fine by us, no rush”. Player of the month nominee Conor Bradley is still with his family following the passing of his dad.

1:45pm – Klopp said that Thiago’s latest injury is ‘not cool’. With his contract up in the summer at the Reds, many believe that he has played his last game for Liverpool.

1:42pm РIn other football news, PSG president Al Khelaifi confirms that forward Kylian Mbappé has not yet decided his future at the club. Real Madrid seem to be the favourites to sign the Frenchman.

1:40pm – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits that his side weren’t even close to their standards at the weekend following their 3-1 loss to third-place Arsenal.

1:19pm – Ange Postecoglou has confirmed that captain Heung-Min Son and midfielder Yves Bissouma are available for their home game against Brighton.

1:15pm – Poch has claimed that the blue cards is not a good idea to bring to football.

1:10pm – Mauricio Pochettino has said his Chelsea side need to approach every game like they did the Aston Villa game, in which they were 3-1 winners.

1:00pm – Burnley boss Vincent Kompany has said his opponents he faces on Saturday are back to their title winning level. Kompany stated “If I compare the Liverpool teams I played against and the Liverpool team we’re seeing now they are there or thereabouts again.”

12:30pm – In the next hour, there are press conferences to come from Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta.

12:10pm – Luis Sinisterra has joined Bournemouth on a permanent basis from Leeds United. The fee is undisclosed.

12:00pm – Its all over in the cricket. Australia win by 11 runs as the West Indies finished on 202-8.

11:30am – With two overs left, The West Indies now sit at 163-8. Zampa has got himself four wickets for the Aussies.

11:25am – Manchester United boss Erik Ten Hag stated that he wants his young players to keep performing as they challenge for a top four spot.

11:15am – Australia look set to win this game. Another two quick wickets see West Indies fall to 142-5 with only 5 overs left. The Windies need 65 runs if they are to win the match.

11:00am – That’s a third wicket for Australia as Powell is out for 14. With seven overs remaining, the score currently sits at 128-3.

10:52am – Quick wickets for Australia as Stoinis gets King for 53. The West Indies are now 101-2 after 11 overs.

10:50am – Three-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will retire after this years Olympics. The Jamaican will go down as one of the greatest sprinters of all time.

10:46am – Australia have picked up their first wicket, with Zampa bowling out Chalres for 42.

10:35am – There is currently live T20 cricket on between Australia and the West Indies. The Aussies finished 213-7 with the West Indies currently 81-0. King and Charles (yes you read that correctly) are currently in bat for the Windies.

10:30am – Football lawmakers set to introduce trials for 10-minute sin bins. A new blue card can be used by referees to sent players off for dissent or cynical fouls.

10:25am – In darts, Michael Van Gerwen got the better of Luke Littler again last night in a thrilling 6-5 win. The 17-year-old sensation missed two match darts in Berlin.

10:20am – Red Bull team boss Christian Horner is set to met with investigators today after allegations of inappropriate behaviour that were made against the 50-year-old.

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