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Wednesday 12 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray resuscitated his hopes of sealing a semi-final place at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena last night after a much-improved performance against tournament debutant Milos Raonic.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
ENGLAND coach Mike Catt expects to feel the full force of South African retaliation at Twickenham on Saturday even if their humbling at the hands of Ireland forces the Springboks to modify their attacking instincts.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
FORMER pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned from skiing for four years after it was found that her management had rigged races to ensure she qualified for this year’s Winter Olympics.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
ENGLAND’S first-choice defensive partnership of Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka sparked injury fears ahead of Saturday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia by missing training yesterday.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
ENGLAND have been dealt a blow ahead of their second autumn clash against South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday after Bath wing Semesa Rokoduguni was last night ruled out with a thigh injury.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
Former England international Trevor Steven enjoyed a successful spell at Marseille, where he won the French first division.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
WORLD No4 Sergio Garcia has raised doubts over Miguel Angel Jimenez’s Ryder Cup captaincy credentials because he fears his fellow Spaniard’s level of English is not good enough.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
England vice-captain Gary Cahill believes skipper Wayne Rooney will smash every national team record on offer as the Manchester United striker prepares to reach a further milestone against Slovenia on Saturday.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
AFRICAN football chiefs are today expected to announce a new venue for the Africa Cup of Nations after Morocco were stripped of hosting rights and disqualified from the tournament.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
CONVICTED rapist Ched Evans has been allowed to train with former club Sheffield United following a request from the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA), the League One club has confirmed.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster expects second-row Courtney Lawes to shake off the after effects of concussion in time to face South Africa in their second autumn international clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
TOTTENHAM striker Emmanuel Adebayor has defended under-fire manager Mauricio Pochettino but admitted that Spurs players are still to grasp how the Argentinian wants them to play.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
A WORLD Championship title victory for Nico Rosberg gleaned from double points in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix would taint Formula One, according to his Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
Ex-England keeper David James’ recent bankruptcy shows stars aren’t immune IF YOU find the sums of money swirling around in football unpalatable, then stand by your beds because, in the next 10 years, it will look like chicken feed.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
ARSENAL defender Calum Chambers has blamed a lapse in mental strength for the team’s alarming failure to translate a lead into three points in back-to-back fixtures.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
WEMBLEY chiefs have admitted the pitch will not be in prime condition for England’s match against Slovenia on Saturday, but denied that a trio of recent NFL games at the stadium were to blame.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
WEST Ham star Ravel Morrison has been cleared of threatening to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and have her killed.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
RUTHLESS top seed Novak Djokovic cited an ability to counteract his rival’s service game as the principal reason for victory after destroying Marin Cilic at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena last night.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
LAST year Bubba Watson moved into Tiger Woods’s old mansion in Isleworth, Florida. Perhaps he found the former world No1’s swing notes in the cupboard, because he’s gone from strength to strength.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray is relishing the test of defying the odds once again by reaching the knockout stages of the ATP World Tour Finals before turning his focus to expanding his grand slam haul in 2015.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
FORMER Manchester United boss David Moyes has been appointed manager of Read Sociedad after signing a deal with the La Liga side until the summer of 2016.
Monday 10 November 2014
SWANSEA CITY 2 ARSENAL 1 EXASPERATED Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger blasted his team for throwing away a lead for the second time in a week after they allowed Swansea to snatch a win from the jaws of defeat yesterday.
Monday 10 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray admits he faces an uphill battle to reach the semi-finals after starting his ATP World Tour Finals campaign with an underwhelming straight-sets defeat to Japan’s Kei Nishikori in London yesterday.
Monday 10 November 2014
ONLY three points separate Arsenal and Tottenham in this topsy-turvy Premier League table but while the Gunners are sixth, Spurs languish in 12th – and that puts them in a very different bracket psychologically.
Monday 10 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton cursed a damaging mid-race spin after team-mate and world championship rival Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix to set up a gripping title decider in Abu Dhabi.
Monday 10 November 2014
AT WHITE HART LANE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 STOKE CITY 2
Monday 10 November 2014
NEWCASTLE won 2-0 at West Brom yesterday to record their fourth straight Premier League win and climb to eighth in the table.
Monday 10 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has urged his team to sharpen their killer instinct after New Zealand gave them a lesson in ruthlessness on Saturday at Twickenham.
Monday 10 November 2014
ENGLAND centre Luther Burrell has been ruled out of Saturday’s clash with South Africa at Twickenham after failing to recover from the hand injury which denied him a place in Stuart Lancaster’s squad against world champions New Zealand at the week
Monday 10 November 2014
REJUVENATED quarterback Tony Romo overcame a back injury which had threatened his participation to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 31-17 victory over Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium last night.
Monday 10 November 2014
MASTERS winner Bubba Watson toasted a miraculous eagle from a bunker after landing his third title of the season in dramatic fashion at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai yesterday.
Friday 07 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster insists Bath’s Semesa Rokoduguni is ready to make an impression against world champions New Zealand at Twickenham tomorrow after handing the uncapped wing his international debut.
Friday 07 November 2014
ASTERAS TRIPOLIS 1 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino was relieved to navigate the dangers posed by Greek side Asteras Tripolis last night and move to within touching distance of the Europa League knockout phase.
Friday 07 November 2014
BURUNDI-BORN West Brom forward Saido Berahino has vowed to repay the country that gave him “a second chance in life” after being handed a first senior England call-up yesterday.
Friday 07 November 2014
FOOTBALL clubs in England’s second tier have become the first high-profile league to vote for a relaxation of financial fair play rules designed to restrict their expenditure.
Friday 07 November 2014
NEW ZEALAND NEED TO WIN MORE THAN ENGLAND, WITH SOUTH AFRICA LIKELY TO BE VIEWED AS THEIR KEY SCALP
Friday 07 November 2014
ENGLISH football’s calendar hits a milestone this weekend with the FA Cup First Round proper – when the minnows of the Football League and non-league jointly dream of glory; giant-killing in the New Year and making a few bob along the way.
Friday 07 November 2014
HARRY MADLEY PREVIEWS ENGLAND’S FIRST AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL AND BEN CLEMINSON LOOKS AT LIVERPOOL V CHELSEA
Friday 07 November 2014
CHELSEA are four points clear at the top of the Premier League ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Anfield, but there have been recent signs that they are not as invincible as they were earlier in the season.
Friday 07 November 2014
THE AUTUMN Internationals are made for a spread bet with predictions on everything from one team’s supremacy over another, to total points in the game, and even tryscorer shirt numbers.
Thursday 06 November 2014
MANCHESTER CITY 1 CSKA MOSCOW 2
Thursday 06 November 2014
ENGLAND’S depleted stock of forwards received a boost yesterday after Leicester boss Richard Cockerill confirmed prop Dan Cole will make his return from a long-term injury in the Tigers’ LV=Cup clash with Sale on Sunday.
Thursday 06 November 2014
BOXING icon Floyd Mayweather was the world’s top earning sportsperson last year with income of £66m – almost three times as much as the highest placed Briton, footballer Gareth Bale.
Thursday 06 November 2014
SARACENS scrum-half Neil de Kock insists his side’s philosophy will ensure a full-blooded approach to Sunday’s clash with South African outfit Western Province in the Sanlam Challenge at Allianz Park.
Thursday 06 November 2014
NK MARIBOR 1 CHELSEA 1 CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho refused to blame Eden Hazard last night after the midfielder’s late penalty miss cost them victory over the least fancied team in their Champions League group.
Thursday 06 November 2014
TOTTENHAM youngster Harry Kane could get another chance to push for a regular starting spot when Spurs visit Greece to face Asteras Tripolis in the Europa League tonight.
Thursday 06 November 2014
EUROPEAN football chief Michel Platini has told clubs to drop calls to hold the Qatar 2022 World Cup in April-May.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
AT EMIRATES STADIUM Arsenal 3 Anderlecht 3
Wednesday 05 November 2014
REAL MADRID 1 LIVERPOOL 0
Wednesday 05 November 2014
UNCAPPED Bath duo Semesa Rokoduguni and Anthony Watson look set to make their England bows after being retained in head coach Stuart Lancaster’s 23-man squad for the opening autumn international against New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.

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