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Friday 10 October 2014
YOU COULD argue that by beating Switzerland 2-0 in their opener, that England have already won Group E and last night’s win over San Marino at Wembley was as expected as it was meaningless - at least in terms of assessing how much progress the Thr
Friday 10 October 2014
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Thursday 09 October 2014
SKIPPER Wayne Rooney has targeted the goalscoring tally of England legend Jimmy Greaves when England host European minnows San Marino at Wembley tonight and bid to strengthen their grip on Euro 2016 qualification.
Thursday 09 October 2014
WASPS chiefs insist their controversial move to Coventry will make them the richest club in English rugby and help them realise their dream of returning to the pinnacle of the European game.
Thursday 09 October 2014
BULLISH Kevin Pietersen has described English cricket chiefs as “dinosaurs” following the leaked dossier which supposedly details his misdemeanours during last winter’s disastrous Ashes Tour.
Thursday 09 October 2014
SWANSEA chairman Huw Jenkins has claimed that Premier League clubs could be playing competitive matches abroad within a year, as debate over the controversial idea was reignited yesterday.
Thursday 09 October 2014
LEADING clubs have backed plans to cut Champions League prize money and give more cash to those in the Europa League in an attempt to address fears of a widening chasm between football’s haves and have-nots.
Thursday 09 October 2014
WINTER Olympics chiefs should be prepared to move the Games in order to accommodate the Qatar 2022 World Cup if the tournament is switched to January, according to Europe’s leading club body.
Thursday 09 October 2014
ARSENAL midfielder Mesut Ozil looks set to be ruled out until the new year after picking up a knee injury during Sunday’s derby defeat to Chelsea.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
NEUROLOGICAL experts have warned that Jules Bianchi is unlikely to resume his Formula One career following the Marussia driver’s horrific smash during Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
MAVERICK Kevin Pietersen believes the decision of cricket chiefs to ditch Matt Prior from a central contract substantiates his accusations the wicketkeeper was a disruptive influence within the England dressing room.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
WASPS are to relocate to the Midlands after Coventry councillors yesterday formally approved the Premiership rugby club’s offer to take over the running of the city’s Ricoh Arena.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
CHAMPIONS League-winning former Chelsea manager Roberto di Matteo is on course for an emotional reunion with the Blues after being appointed coach of German outfit Schalke.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
MIDFIELDER James Milner believes victory over Switzerland in their opening Euro 2016 qualification clash has galvanised the England camp and proves the Three Lions are not suffering a crisis of confidence following stinging post-World Cup criticis
Wednesday 08 October 2014
DEATH threats from disgruntled Manchester United fans towards the club’s owners, the Glazer family, around the time of their 2005 takeover were considered serious enough to prompt an FBI investigation.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
FORMER Chelsea midfielder Slavisa Jokanovic has replaced Billy McKinlay as Watford boss to become the Hornets’ fourth manager of a disruptive season at Vicarage Road.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray suffered a minor hiccup on his way to a first-round victory at the Shanghai Masters yesterday – though it was nothing compared to world No2 Rafael Nadal’s abdominal problems.
Wednesday 08 October 2014
BRITAIN’S leading athletics chief Lord Coe admits he has “big problems” with former drug-cheat sprinter Justin Gatlin’s inclusion on a top awards shortlist.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
FORMER England captain Michael Vaughan has dismissed Kevin Pietersen’s lingering hopes of earning an unlikely Test recall following a series of explosive allegations in his new book KP: The Autobiography.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
FORMER world champion Jacques Villeneuve has called for Formula One to tighten up safety rules following the crash that left Marussia driver Jules Bianchi in a critical condition.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
IBF WELTERWEIGHT champion Kell Brook is eyeing a February return to the ring and ultimately a showdown with undefeated American superstar Floyd Mayweather as he continues to recover from his stabbing ordeal.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
CHELSEA have played down injuries suffered by Thibaut Courtois in Sunday’s win over Arsenal and say the goalkeeper has been given the all-clear after the club were criticised by a brain injury charity.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger is to avoid disciplinary action over his touchline skirmish with Chelsea boss and long-standing nemesis Jose Mourinho during Sunday’s Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
IRATE QPR owner Tony Fernandes has hit back at disgruntled fans who have castigated him for failing to solve the club’s goalscoring conundrum posed by the departure of Loic Remy to Chelsea.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
HALF a million pounds in prize money, a place at next month’s Race to Dubai finale plus a European Tour card for two years mean that Oliver Wilson’s long overdue win can already be called life-changing.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
FORGOTTEN man Oliver Wilson admits he considered quitting golf before finally emerging from the wilderness with a first European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Sunday.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
NORTHAMPTON Saints boss Jim Mallinder has moved to allay fears hooker Dylan Hartley will be the latest England forward to be ruled out of the autumn internationals.
Tuesday 07 October 2014
BILL ESDAILE VISITED CORINE BARANDE-BARBE’S STABLE IN CHANTILLY YESTERDAY TO CHECK ON CIRRUS DES AIGLES
Monday 06 October 2014
FORMULA One star Felipe Massa accused the sport’s chiefs of ignoring his warnings after Marussia driver Jules Bianchi was left in a critical condition by a crash at yesterday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Monday 06 October 2014
AT STAMFORD BRIDGE TETCHY Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists he feels no remorse over a touchline fracas with Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge yesterday despite facing the possibility of disciplinary action.
Monday 06 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton last night admitted that Jules Bianchi’s crash left him unable to enjoy a victory at the Japanese Grand Prix that tightened his grip on the drivers’ championship.
Monday 06 October 2014
AT STAMFORD BRIDGE CHELSEA 2 ARSENAL 0
Monday 06 October 2014
YESTERDAY’S touchline scuffle between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho was a window into the moods of both managers: while the Arsenal boss’s frustrations boiled over, the Chelsea chief was, by comparison, understandably serene.
Monday 06 October 2014
LONG-SUFFERING boss Dean Richards insisted an end to Newcastle Falcons’ abysmal run of form was long overdue after his side dispatched the burden of a 20-match losing streak with a dramatic 29-24 success against Exeter yesterday.
Monday 06 October 2014
TREVE bowed out of racing with a breathtaking final success yesterday in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, becoming the first horse for 36 years to win the celebrated contest in consecutive years.
Monday 06 October 2014
ENGLAND’S Oliver Wilson secured his maiden European Tour title after claiming a one-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews yesterday.
Monday 06 October 2014
WORLD No1 Novak Djokovic admitted the performance which sealed his fifth China Open title far outstrips any other in his glittering career after demolishing Czech rival Tomas Berdych in little over an hour in Beijing yesterday.
Monday 06 October 2014
BATH-bound British rugby league star Sam Burgess played through the pain of a broken cheekbone as he led South Sydney Rabbitohs to victory in the NRL Grand Final yesterday.
Monday 06 October 2014
WEST HAM UNITED 2 QUEENS PARK RANGERS 0
Monday 06 October 2014
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 SOUTHAMPTON 0 TOTTENHAM manager Mauricio Pochettino refused to condemn Southampton supporters who taunted him yesterday as his new team beat his former charges and climbed to sixth in the Premier League.
Monday 06 October 2014
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Friday 03 October 2014
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Friday 03 October 2014
WORLD Cup winners Jonny Wilkinson and Jason Leonard have dismissed accusations that the additional insurance afforded by head coach Stuart Lancaster’s bumper new contract will see a culture of complacency permeate the England camp.
Friday 03 October 2014
ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson has played down talk of friction with Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers over Daniel Sturridge’s fitness after bowing to pressure to leave the striker out of his squad.
Friday 03 October 2014
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Friday 03 October 2014
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Friday 03 October 2014
FIRST up on Sunday is Manchester United against Everton at home, where the visitors must think they can win.
Friday 03 October 2014
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Thursday 02 October 2014
ARSENAL 4 GALATASARAY 1 IMPRESSED Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hailed “electric” Danny Welbeck last night after the £16m striker conjured a dazzling hat-trick to get the Gunners’ Champions League campaign back on track.
Thursday 02 October 2014
SPURS boss Mauricio Pochettino admits he is mindful of the need to juggle his resources when Spurs host Turkish side Besiktas tonight as he bids to avoid the post-Europa League hangover which hindered the club’s prospects last season.

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