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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.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
BARCELONA coach Luis Enrique admits Manchester City were among the teams he had hoped to avoid after being pitted against them in the Champions League last 16 for successive years.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster received a welcome boost yesterday ahead of the Six Nations as Exeter Chiefs flanker Tom Johnson is set to return to competitive action following a long-term neck injury.
Tuesday 16 December 2014
FORMER England skipper Kevin Pietersen has been released by Indian Premier League outfit Delhi Daredevils as part of a major overhaul of their playing staff before the new campaign.
Monday 15 December 2014
SWANSEA CITY 1 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2
Monday 15 December 2014
REIGNING Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton was last night crowned Sports Personality of the Year ahead of world No1 golfer and bookmakers’ favourite Rory McIlroy.
Monday 15 December 2014
MANCHESTER United manager Louis van Gaal attempted to play down talk of a Premier League title challenge after extending their winning run to six matches in emphatic style against Liverpool yesterday.
Monday 15 December 2014
WASPS boss Dai Young believes the presence of crucial continental clashes on the fixture list are pivotal to ushering in the club’s new era after ending their Adams Park tenancy with a 44-17 bonus-point thrashing of Castres in the European Champio
Monday 15 December 2014
ENGLAND head coach Peter Moores has admitted under-fire skipper Alastair Cook could be sacked as one-day international (ODI) captain ahead of the World Cup.
Monday 15 December 2014
BRITAIN’S Amir Khan has trained his sights on pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and eight-weight world champion Manny Pacquiao after dazzling on his latest super-fight audition.
Monday 15 December 2014
PROSPECTIVE world athletics chief Lord Coe has warned that allegations of systematic doping in Russia and a subsequent cover-up have the potential to be as damaging as the sport’s very worst scandals.
Monday 15 December 2014
MANCHESTER UNITED 3 LIVERPOOL 0 UNDER-FIRE Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he does not fear for his job yet despite yesterday’s comprehensive defeat at Manchester United deepening the gloom on Merseyside.
Monday 15 December 2014
WHILE Manchester United emerge as serious title challengers and Liverpool prepare for a huge week in the future of manager Brendan Rodgers an intriguing three-way fight is breaking out in London.
Monday 15 December 2014
ENGLISH clubs will hope to avoid some familiar foes when the draw for the next rounds of European competitions are made today.
Monday 15 December 2014
CHELSEA keeper Petr Cech is adamant winning trophies will be the only true measure of comparing the club’s current talent base with previous title-winning sides.

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