Lindelof, Martial, Pereira and Mata hard at work (Picture: Getty) Advertisement Comment Paul Pogba misses Manchester United training ahead of Arsenal clash Paul Pogba did not feature in Manchester United’s training session (picture: Getty)Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was absent from training as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side prepared for their Premier League clash against Arsenal.The Frenchman made his return from injury in United’s 2-0 defeat to Watford before Christmas and managed an extra 45 minutes against Newcastle on Boxing Day.However, he was left out of United’s squad for their 2-0 win against Burnley on Saturday, which Solskjaer claimed was down to the congested fixture list at this time of year.United take on Arsenal at the Emirates on New Year’s Day and Pogba was seen entering the club’s training ground on Monday morning.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTBut the 26-year-old was not seen during a public 15-minute session, though there is a possibility that he joined the rest of the group once the media were forced to vacate. Metro Sport ReporterMonday 30 Dec 2019 1:32 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.5kShares Angel Gomes [right] made a return to training (Picture: Getty)Nevertheless, it’s a worry for Solskjaer that his star man is still feeling the effects of the foot injury that kept him sidelined for three months earlier this season.Elsewhere, there was positive news in the return of Eric Bailly, who was making his return to training after five months out with a knee injury.Arsenal trail United by seven points but can reduce the gap to four if they can manage a first win under new boss Mikel Arteta.Two late goals from Chelsea at the Emirates on Sunday inflicted the first defeat of the Spaniard’s reign at the club but there were clear improvements in the Gunners’ play and attitude.MORE: Frank Lampard praises players’ heated half-time inquest as Chelsea squad ripped into each other Advertisement United take on Arsenal on New Year’s Day (Picture: Getty)
On Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome, Syracuse (2-3, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) will look to snap a two-game skid when it hosts unranked Pittsburgh (2-3, 0-1) in the Carrier Dome. The Orange lost to No. 24 North Carolina State, 33-25, last week in Raleigh, while Pitt blew out Rice following three straight defeats. Kickoff between the Panthers and Orange is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Here’s what you need to to know ahead of the game. How can you watch the contest? It will air on the YES Network for Syracuse-area viewers and the ACC’s Regional Sports Network for select markets outside of central New York. What’s to know about the Panthers? For one, Pitt isn’t the same team that hung 76 points on SU last year. Second, Pitt really struggles to defend the pass, a Syracuse stronghold. Read up on the Panthers, including a player to watch and possible way Syracuse could win. Who’s the man behind the check? Cliff Ensley, who helped finance the Ensley Athletic Center in which SU football practices, is a former SU walk-on and the school’s last three-sport letterman. AdvertisementThis is placeholder textWhat’s SU’s injury status? Wide receiver Jamal Custis is probable after not playing since Week 2. Defensive linemen Josh Black and Kendall Coleman, as well as linebacker Shyheim Cullen, are listed as doubtful. View the full injury report.Who will win? Our beat writers are forecasting a narrow Syracuse win.Who’s SU’s secret weapon? Redshirt sophomore punter Sterling Hofrichter, who possesses one of the most lethal foots in the nation.What is one expert saying about the Panthers? We spoke with Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Brian Batko, who covers Pitt, for insight headed into Saturday’s game. What’s behind SU’s dynamic one-two punch? Before becoming the nation’s best receiving duo, Steve Ishmael and Irvin Philips became best friends. What’s up with Ishmael’s outbreak? On Wednesday, head coach Dino Babers said the senior receiver “totally bought into” the system, and now he’s taken off. If Syracuse loses to Pittsburgh, are its bowl chances gone? In our first beat writer roundtable of the season, we discuss this and more, including SU’s anemic run game.Students, want an Apple Watch? Fill out a form at Gate E and stay at least three quarters to be eligible to win. It’s part of Syracuse’s effort to boost student attendance and engagement. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 7, 2017 at 9:50 am Contact Matthew: firstname.lastname@example.org | @MatthewGut21
The three-time All Ireland winning manager has agreed a two-year extension that will see him continue with the senior footballers up until the end of the 2017 season.Also last night, the Tyrone county board re-appointed the Under-21 management team of Fergal Logan, Peter Canavan and Brian Dooher for a further two years.Meanwhile, Cork IT manager Pat Mulcahy is part of a five-man selection committee that was appointed last night by the Cork county board to find the successor to Jimmy Barry Murphy as their senior hurling coach.