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Tuesday 23 December 2014
STOKE CITY 0 CHELSEA 2
Tuesday 23 December 2014
AN INCONSEQUENTIAL stalemate against a side languishing 28th in the world rankings may seem an odd choice for the standout moment of 2014, but for England boss Roy Hodgson it proved his personal highlight of the past 12 months.
Tuesday 23 December 2014
FORMER Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle was last night in hospital after being hit by a lorry during a serious road accident.
Tuesday 23 December 2014
QATAR has agreed the biggest sponsorship deal in British horse racing history in a move that will see Glorious Goodwood rebranded as the Qatar Goodwood Festival.
Tuesday 23 December 2014
Highlights from a vintage year and predictions for 2015
Tuesday 23 December 2014
WEST Ham are set to boost their bid to secure unlikely Champions League qualification by reinforcing their defensive options with the signing of Canada youngster Doneil Henry next month.
Tuesday 23 December 2014
BLACKPOOL chairman Karl Oyston last night apologised for sending abusive text messages to one of the club’s supporters during an angry, expletive-ridden exchange.
Monday 22 December 2014
LIVERPOOL 2 ARSENAL 2 ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger blamed a hangover from last season’s 5-1 humiliation for a lukewarm performance and another late surrender at 10-man Liverpool yesterday.
Monday 22 December 2014
WASPS fly-half Andy Goode hailed the perfect start to life in Coventry as records tumbled during his side’s bonus-point 48-16 victory over London Irish at yesterday’s Ricoh Arena curtain-raiser.
Monday 22 December 2014
FORMER Australia batsman Matthew Hayden yesterday labelled ex-England skipper Kevin Pietersen’s enforced exile from international duty “ludicrous”.
Monday 22 December 2014
IT WAS no 5-1, but in its own way yesterday’s draw at Anfield was another reminder of just how far Arsenal are from being capable of mounting a concerted Premier League title challenge.
Monday 22 December 2014
TABLE-TOPPERS Chelsea head into tonight’s Premier League clash with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium aiming to re-establish a three-point cushion at the Premier League summit.
Monday 22 December 2014
NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 SUNDERLAND 1
Monday 22 December 2014
FEARS for the health of boxing great Muhammad Ali have resurfaced after he was hospitalised with pneumonia.
Friday 19 December 2014
CRISIS club Liverpool can still finish in the top four this season but only if the Anfield hierarchy maintains faith in under-fire boss Brendan Rodgers, according to Reds great John Barnes.
Friday 19 December 2014
CONTROVERSIAL Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is set to miss Sunday’s Premier League clash with Arsenal after he was last night handed a one-match ban for an offensive social media post.
Friday 19 December 2014
MIKE Ashley may not – on the face of it – have much in common with Marie Antoinette, but he is similarly distanced from the reality of the eating habits of the common people.
Friday 19 December 2014
DEBUTANT batsman Kevin Pietersen top-scored for Melbourne Stars yesterday in their Big Bash opener before sending a message direct to the England selectors.
Friday 19 December 2014
FURIOUS Toulon chiefs have warned they may take legal action against Leicester supporters who complained the French club’s full-back Delon Armitage used offensive language towards them at a match.
Friday 19 December 2014
WASPS and England lock Joe Launchbury’s World Cup hopes have suffered a setback after he was ruled out of the Six Nations while he recovers from surgery on a nerve problem in his neck.
Friday 19 December 2014
New Zealand fly-half
Friday 19 December 2014
England must stay unbeaten in run-up to event
Friday 19 December 2014
Bill Esdaile offers his best bets this weekend at Ascot and over the festive season
Friday 19 December 2014
BEN CLEMINSON LOOKS AT THE BIG GAMES IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE THIS WEEKEND
Friday 19 December 2014
SOUTHAMPTON’S surprisingly strong start to the season has come off the rails in recent weeks after five successive losses.
Friday 19 December 2014
UNLIKE fixed-odds bookmakers, Sporting Index gives points to every team in the Premier League regardless of where they finish.
Thursday 18 December 2014
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 4 NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 TOTTENHAM manager Mauricio Pochettino believes his new-look team have finally won over a sceptical home faithful after they romped into the Capital One Cup semi-finals last night.
Thursday 18 December 2014
BRITISH boxer Anthony Crolla may never fight again after suffering a fractured skull in a violent confrontation with burglars on Tuesday night, his trainer Joe Gallagher has warned.
Thursday 18 December 2014
FOOTBALL’S world governing body Fifa has suffered another blow to its reputation after the lawyer tasked with investigating corruption claims resigned from the role in protest.
Thursday 18 December 2014
AFC BOURNEMOUTH 1 LIVERPOOL 3
Thursday 18 December 2014
CHELSEA goalkeeper Petr Cech believes his protective headguard prevented him and team-mate Kurt Zouma from suffering greater injury during a nasty collision in Tuesday’s Capital One Cup quarter-final victory over Derby County.
Thursday 18 December 2014
LIVERPOOL striker Daniel Sturridge will link up with medical specialists at baseball team Boston Red Sox over the Christmas period in a bid to expedite his return from injury.
Thursday 18 December 2014
WORLD record-breaking Kenyan marathon runner Wilson Kipsang has accused his country’s athletics governing body of deliberately damaging his reputation after it revealed that he missed a doping test.
Thursday 18 December 2014
TOULON full-back Delon Armitage has been banned for 12 weeks for using foul and abusive language towards Leicester Tigers fans following a European Champions Cup clash earlier this month.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
DERBY COUNTY 1 CHELSEA 3
Wednesday 17 December 2014
FOR a player who won almost every prize football has to offer and who has been celebrated worldwide, Thierry Henry’s status among the game’s greats still divides opinion.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
GIANT-KILLERS Sheffield United claimed another Premier League scalp as 10-man Southampton’s plummeting run of form continued with a Capital One Cup quarter-final exit at Bramall Lane last night.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
FOOTBALL world governing body Fifa has dismissed a complaint by its chief ethics investigator over the findings of his probe into World Cup bid corruption allegations.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
BRITAIN’S most decorated Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey will bid to break the women’s track cycling hour record at the Lee Valley VeloPark on Saturday 28 February.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
PRIZEFIGHTER Anthony Crolla was last night facing the prospect of having to withdraw from January’s WBA world title fight with Richard Abril after suffering serious injuries while tacking burglars.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
RESOLUTE England skipper Alastair Cook has reiterated his determination to remain as one-day captain but admits he could be sacked ahead of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
EMBATTLED Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has rubbished claims of dressing-room unrest as he prepares for tonight’s hazardous trip to in-form Bournemouth.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
SPUSRS boss Mauricio Pochettino believes England Under-21 striker Harry Kane is in line to earn a senior call-up as his side prepare to host Newcastle in tonight’s Capital One Cup quarter-final.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
EVERTON 3 QUEENS PARK RANGERS 1 ENCOURAGED QPR boss Harry Redknapp refused to condemn his side’s performance despite slumping to an eighth successive Premier League away defeat against Everton at Goodison Park last night.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
ENGLAND all-rounder Chris Jordan believes the versatile nature of his game can enhance his claims to gatecrash the World Cup ahead of today’s seventh one-day international (ODI) clash with Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
NEWCASTLE United owner Mike Ashley has been accused of breaking Scottish Football Association rules preventing influence over more than one club in relation to his shareholding in Rangers.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
LEEDS, Nottingham Forest and Blackburn have all been handed transfer embargoes for breaching the Football League’s financial fair play rules.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
PARIS Saint-Germain president Nasser Al Khelaifi has warned Chelsea that he expects his team to fare better than last season and knock the Blues out of the Champions League when they resume hostilities in February.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
CHELSEA boss Jose Mourinho signalled his intentions to land the quadruple by vowing a full-throttle approach against Championship high-flyers Derby County in the Capital One Cup quarter-final tonight.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
BESIKTAS chiefs have sworn to avenge one of the most humiliating defeats in their history after being drawn to face Liverpool in the Europa League.

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