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Friday 05 December 2014
TO SAY that this has been one of the more bizarre Premier League seasons in recent times is something of an understatement.
Friday 05 December 2014
THE BEAUTY of spread betting is that no matter how one-sided a game might seem you can still take a strong position, bringing dull matches to life. Who wants to back a team when they’re 1/5 against the league whipping boys?
Thursday 04 December 2014
CHELSEA 3 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0 CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho praised Didier Drogba after the evergreen striker proved the Blues’ supporting cast can be every bit as deadly as absent top scorer Diego Costa.
Thursday 04 December 2014
MANCHESTER City chiefs believe they are set to avoid further punishment under European financial fair play (FFP) rules after achieving record revenue and slashing losses last year.
Thursday 04 December 2014
REIGNING champions Manchester City exorcised their Stadium of Light demons by recording a third straight Premier League win courtesy of a Sergio Aguero-inspired comeback against Sunderland last night.
Thursday 04 December 2014
FORMULA One driver Jules Bianchi did not slow down enough in the moments before the crash that left him fighting for his life, according to an investigation by motorsport chiefs the FIA.
Thursday 04 December 2014
ARSENAL 1 SOUTHAMPTON 0 ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger admitted his side have benefitted from the harsh realities of past mistakes after scraping a last-gasp victory over a stubborn Southampton at Emirates Stadium last night.
Thursday 04 December 2014
LORD Coe has promised to “increase the reach and appeal of athletics” after unveiling his manifesto for election to the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) yesterday.
Thursday 04 December 2014
ENGLAND skipper Alastair Cook insisted his side made heavy-weather of the run-chase after resurrecting their Sri Lanka tour with a five-wicket win in the third one-day international (ODI) in Hambantota yesterday.
Thursday 04 December 2014
AUSTRALIA captain Michael Clarke delivered a moving tribute to Phillip Hughes yesterday at the funeral of his Test team-mate, who died after being hit by a cricket ball during a match last week.
Thursday 04 December 2014
ENGLAND’S Adam Peaty set a new British 100m breaststroke record during the opening session of the World Short Course Championships in Doha, Qatar yesterday.
Wednesday 03 December 2014
LEICESTER CITY 1 LIVERPOOL 3
Wednesday 03 December 2014
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho insists his team should revel in their early-season dominance rather than worry about being pursued by defending Premier League champions Manchester City.
Wednesday 03 December 2014
ENGLAND seamer Steven Finn is refusing to press the panic button despite the worrying decline in one-day form which his side will bid to arrest against Sri Lanka in Hambantota today.
Wednesday 03 December 2014
BRITAIN’S Chris Froome has confirmed the Tour de France is his main goal for 2015 and dismissed previous reservations that the difficulty of the route could scupper his bid to win it for a second time.
Wednesday 03 December 2014
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1 WEST HAM UNITED 2 WEST Ham manager Sam Allardyce hailed his team’s fightback after they kept up their pursuit of the Champions League places with a dogged victory at West Brom.
Wednesday 03 December 2014
MANCHESTER United survived a scare to overcome Stoke City and maintain their place in the Premier League’s top four on a largely difficult night for London clubs.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has launched an attack on European football’s financial fair play (FFP) rules, blaming them for handicapping the Blues in the transfer market.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
WORLD Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is the latest challenger aiming to break the Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi Ballon d’Or axis after the three-man shortlist for this year’s accolade was announced yesterday.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
THE England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will not be officially represented when the sporting world falls silent at the funeral service of Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes in his hometown of Macksville tomorrow.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
CONTROVERSIAL Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli was last night at the centre of a storm after a posting on social media led to accusations of racism and antisemitism.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
QPR boss Harry Redknapp has admitted his interest in linking up with Jermain Defoe for a fourth time but fears the Hoops may be priced out of a deal for the former England striker.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
LEEDS United owner Massimo Cellino has vowed to resist demands to sell the club after he was disqualified by the Football League.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
SOUTHAMPTON boss Ronald Koeman admits his side will be seriously debilitated by the loss of influential midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin when they clash with Arsenal at Emirates Stadium tomorrow evening.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
SWANSEA manager Garry Monk has warned Wilfried Bony’s suitors that it would take an “astronomical” offer for them to consider selling the Ivory Coast striker.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
FORMER Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry is weighing up his options after announcing the end of his four-and-a-half-year spell with the New York Red Bulls.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
LIVERPOOL boss Brendan Rodgers insisted there has been no deterioration in his relationship with Steven Gerrard after revealing the Anfield skipper has been offered a new deal at the club.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
THREE men have been charged in relation to the pitch invasions that caused Tottenham’s Europa League fixture against Partizan Belgrade to be halted last week.
Tuesday 02 December 2014
IF JORDAN Spieth’s win on Sunday offered a glimpse of how the future of American golf may look, this week should offer further clues as to whether Tiger Woods is likely to be part of that landscape or if his phenomenal success is a thing of the pa
Tuesday 02 December 2014
ENGLAND off-spinner James Tredwell insists under-fire skipper Alastair Cook is on the verge of silencing his doubters as England prepare for their latest one-day examination at the hands of Sri Lanka in Hambantota tomorrow.
Monday 01 December 2014
AT WHITE HART LANE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 EVERTON 1
Monday 01 December 2014
ENGLAND lock Dave Attwood has dismissed criticism of Saturday’s defeat of Australia, insisting they are happy to sacrifice entertaining, expansive rugby in favour of results.
Monday 01 December 2014
SOUTHAMPTON 0 MANCHESTER CITY 3 MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hailed Frank Lampard as an inspired signing but again poured cold water on talk of extending the veteran midfielder’s loan spell.
Monday 01 December 2014
WORLD cricket chiefs have played down the likelihood of a clampdown on the kind of short-pitched bowling that contributed to the death of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes last week.
Monday 01 December 2014
LONDON Welsh assistant coach Ollie Smith insists his side will not surrender to the demands of the Premiership despite conceding their 400th point of the season during a 43-14 loss to Northampton at the Kassam Stadium yesterday.
Monday 01 December 2014
IT HAS taken a few difficult months but yesterday we witnessed signs that Mauricio Pochettino has finally got Tottenham’s players buying into his vision of a high-energy, high-work rate team.
Monday 01 December 2014
RISING star Jordan Spieth acknowledged the finest round of his nascent career after carding a course record 63 to romp to victory at the Australian Open yesterday.
Friday 28 November 2014
■ Australia batsman loses fight, aged 25 ■ Officials: “freak accident real tragedy” ■ Debate over cricket safety intensifies ■ India Test match could be cancelled
Friday 28 November 2014
THE bowler whose bouncer inadvertently caused the death of Australian Test batsman Phillip Hughes may never play again, according to former England seamer David Lawrence.
Friday 28 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster expects Owen Farrell to secure a future recall despite dropping the Saracens star in favour of Billy Twelvetrees for the final autumn fixture against Australia at Twickenham tomorrow.
Friday 28 November 2014
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 PARTIZAN BELGRADE 0
Friday 28 November 2014
ARSENAL could be forced to dip into their estimated £40m transfer reserves during the January transfer window after England midfielder Jack Wilshere was ruled out for three months.
Friday 28 November 2014
WIGAN chairman Dave Whelan’s future was thrown into doubt last night after he was charged by the Football Association over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people.
Friday 28 November 2014
CRYSTAL Palace manager Neil Warnock has warned top-flight rivals off trying to poach Yannick Bolasie in January after the winger helped to end the club’s five-match winless sequence.
Friday 28 November 2014
Bill Esdaile previews tomorrow’s legendary steeplechase and the best of today’s horse racing at Newbury
Friday 28 November 2014
LEWIS Hamilton will draw a measure of comfort if he fails to become BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Friday 28 November 2014
PELE’S camp played down concerns over the health of the Brazilian three-time World Cup winner, widely considered football’s greatest ever player, after doctors said his condition had deteriorated.
Friday 28 November 2014
FIVE-TIME world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan is considering quitting snooker’s UK Championship in York after attempting to play through the pain of a broken ankle.
Friday 28 November 2014
AFTER months of careful planning, preparation, and fans’ anticipation, England’s Autumn Internationals all comes down to this.
Friday 28 November 2014
HAVING taken 17 points from their opening 10 Premier League games this season, Mauricio Pochettino is under pressure at White Hart Lane.

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