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Friday 19 September 2014
EVERTON boss Roberto Martinez felt his team were rewarded for embracing their participation in the Europa League last night with a 4-1 win over Wolfsburg.
Friday 19 September 2014
FULHAM chairman Shahid Khan is looking for his fourth manager during a turbulent 14 months at Craven Cottage, after Felix Magath was sacked last night.
Friday 19 September 2014
WOMEN can join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews for the first time in its 260-year history following a vote conducted among members. Three quarters of the club’s 2,400 members voted, with 85 per cent of those in favour.
Friday 19 September 2014
TWO-TIME grand slam champion Andy Murray has vowed to keep playing for Great Britain whatever the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum, expected this morning.
Friday 19 September 2014
SEVEN Rugby World Cup matches are already oversubscribed with 10 days remaining of the ticket sales window.
Friday 19 September 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS MAN CITY V CHELSEA AND BILL ESDAILE WITH HIS BEST RACING TIPS
Friday 19 September 2014
THE William Hill Ayr Gold Cup (3.50pm) takes centre stage this weekend and I’m going to put my faith in sprint king David Nicholls landing the race for a seventh time with his sole entry BARNET FAIR.
Friday 19 September 2014
FOOTBALL accumulators are part and parcel of the betting game and sports spread betting makes this concept even more exciting.
Thursday 18 September 2014
CHELSEA 1 SCHALKE 04 1 CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho last night revealed star striker Diego Costa will struggle to be part of their assault on both the Premier League and Champions League titles this term.
Thursday 18 September 2014
TOTTENHAM manager Mauricio Pochettino insists he omitted defender Danny Rose from tonight’s trip to Serbia purely with playing time in mind.
Thursday 18 September 2014
PREMIERSHIP rugby chiefs hope a rise in team’s salary caps by £500,000 per season can end the exodus of English players to foreign climes.
Thursday 18 September 2014
THE BRITISH Horseracing Authority last night charged seven people, including Scottish Grand National winner Richie McGrath, with breaching betting regulations.
Wednesday 17 September 2014
BORUSSIA DORTMUND 2 ARSENAL 0 ANGRY Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slammed his side’s abject performance as they got their Champions League campaign off to a losing start.
Wednesday 17 September 2014
PLAYMAKER Eden Hazard is close to committing his long-term future to Chelsea, according to manager Jose Mourinho.
Wednesday 17 September 2014
MERCEDES team boss Toto Wolff expects the relationship between warring team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to become even more fractious as the Formula One season nears its finale.
Wednesday 17 September 2014
ESSEX cranked up the pressure on County Championship Division Two promotion rivals Hampshire yesterday, with victory by an innings and 79 runs just two days into their match with Leicestershire.
Wednesday 17 September 2014
CARDIFF Blues chief executive Richard Holland says he would jump at the chance to re-sign Leigh Halfpenny, with the No10’s future at Toulon in doubt.
Wednesday 17 September 2014
MANCHESTER City captain Vincent Kompany says his side will be deemed to have failed if they do not win the Champions League this season.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
HULL CITY 2 WEST HAM UNITED 2
Tuesday 16 September 2014
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger admits he may be forced to throw untried Spanish full-back Hector Bellerin into the firing line during his side’s daunting Champions League clash at Borussia Dortmund tonight.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
LIVERPOOL boss Brendan Rodgers insists anything short of the knockout stages will be deemed a failure as his side make their long-awaiting Champions League return against Bulgarian outfit Ludogorets Razgrad at Anfield tonight.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
IT is just ten days to the start of the Ryder Cup and while in some senses it’s fever pitch right now, it’s also a slight lull for everyone concerned.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
SPEEDSTER Chris Woakes believes an injection of pace was vital in re-establishing his international cricket ambitions this season and seeing his endeavours rewarded by cricket chiefs with a central contract.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
UNDER-PRESSURE Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade admits the club’s new owner Francesco Becchetti has laid it on the line and it is win or bust as his side visit Notts County tonight.
Monday 15 September 2014
WASPS boss Dai Young insists his decision to appoint James Haskell skipper has been vindicated after the England hopeful produced a stoic performance as his side beat reigning champions Northampton Saints at Adams Park yesterday.
Monday 15 September 2014
Many of you will have spent last Friday hunched over a computer pretending to be observing market trends and world news, when in fact you were trying to access tickets for the Rugby World Cup next year. 
Monday 15 September 2014
BRITAIN’S Sir Bradley Wiggins insists he holds the ammunition to spark success at next week’s Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain after securing the individual time trial at the Tour of Britain in London yesterday.
Monday 15 September 2014
WORLD No1 Rory McIlroy fell short of his fifth win of the season after America’s Billy Horschel claimed the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title in Atlanta yesterday.
Friday 12 September 2014
FORGOTTEN seamer Steven Finn will hope to rekindle his international credentials in the forthcoming year after the Middlesex paceman was included among the list of players to receive a central contract.
Friday 12 September 2014
OWNER Assem Allam revealed yesterday that he put Hull City up for the sale following the Football Association’s decision to block a planned name change in April.
Friday 12 September 2014
CHELSEA stopper Thibaut Courtois has enhanced his grip on the No1 jersey at Stamford Bridge by signing a new five-year contract.
Friday 12 September 2014
PARALYMPIC champion Oscar Pistorius will discover today whether he is guilty of manslaughter after Judge Thokozile Masipa yesterday cleared the South African of murder.
Friday 12 September 2014
STRIKER Danny Welbeck insists he is straining at the leash to occupy the centre ground and escape the shackles of an unselfish past when Arsenal host reigning Premier League champions Manchester City at the Emirates tomorrow.
Friday 12 September 2014
DISGRUNTLED Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is adamant a clearer dialogue between club and country would have prevented the injury picked up by striker Daniel Sturridge while on national duty.
Friday 12 September 2014
GLORY-HUNTING fly-half Charlie Hodgson believes mental fortitude can fuel his side’s silverware assault this season as Saracens prepare to lock horns with Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop tonight.
Friday 12 September 2014
BEN CLEMINSON WITH HIS BEST FOOTBALL BETS FOR THE WEEKEND
Friday 12 September 2014
TOMORROW’S late kick off pits Liverpool against Aston Villa at Anfield and I’m keen to oppose Brendan Rodgers’ team at heavy odds-on.
Friday 12 September 2014
IT’S NO surprise to see title favourites Chelsea sitting atop the Premier League, but a few eyebrows would have been raised if you’d suggested that last year’s 12th, Swansea, would be fighting for top-spot, having also claimed three wins from thre
Friday 12 September 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE FINAL TWO DAYS OF THE LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL
Friday 12 September 2014
DAY THREE of the Ladbrokes St. Leger Festival at Doncaster gets underway today with some speedy juveniles in the Group Two Flying Childers Stakes (1.40pm).
Friday 12 September 2014
TODAY’S Doncaster Cup (2.40pm) provides The Queen's horse ESTIMATE with a superb chance to re-establish herself as a top-class stayer on a track that looks certain to suit.
Thursday 11 September 2014
A LEGAL wrangle is set to see Tottenham Hotspur rendered homeless after the club was yesterday forced to tear up plans over the proposed timing of a move to its new stadium.
Thursday 11 September 2014
THAT narrow T20 win against India at Edgbaston on Sunday will have given England players, management and supporters just a little bit more confidence, which was something that was sadly lacking previously.
Thursday 11 September 2014
FERRARI’S turbulent season shows no sign of ceasing after the long-serving chairman of their Formula One team, Luca di Montezemolo, announced he will stand down as the head of the Maranello-based outfit next month following a distinctly miserable
Thursday 11 September 2014
PRINCE Harry opened the Invictus Games for wounded service personnel at London’s Olympic Park last night, which will see competitors from 13 nations take part in events over the next four days.
Thursday 11 September 2014
INNOVATING England skipper Wayne Rooney has introduced player-only meetings to the Three Lions camp in a bid to drastically improve flagging squad cohesion.
Thursday 11 September 2014
INFLUENTIAL Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has moved to deflate concerns the ankle injury he sustained on international duty will sideline him from the Gunners’ pivotal Premier League clash with Manchester City on Saturday.
Thursday 11 September 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE SECOND DAY OF DONCASTER’S LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL
Thursday 11 September 2014
The Park Hill Stakes (2.40pm) sees many contenders step up in trip for this Group Three prize. In races like these it can often pay to side with a proven stayer, a label that few runners can lay claim to here.

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