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Monday 13 October 2014
CHAMPIONSHIP strugglers Bolton have appointed former Celtic boss Neil Lennon as the successor to Dougie Freedman.
Monday 13 October 2014
MANCHESTER United’s hopes of luring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford have suffered another blow after the Real Madrid superstar’s agent revealed that his buyout clause to be €1bn (£786m).
Monday 13 October 2014
TOTTENHAM tried to offload Gareth Bale to Hamburg for just £5m five years before the Wales winger’s sale to Real Madrid fetched a world record £86m, says ex-Spurs boss Martin Jol.
Monday 13 October 2014
Joe Hart 6 Only one save to make and from the tamest of long-range shots. Looked nervy when kicking Calum Chambers 5 Two good crosses but touch was clumsy at times and could do with keeping his cool
Monday 13 October 2014
CHAMPIONSHIP hopeful Nico Rosberg rued a costly mistake after team-mate and rival Lewis Hamilton edged closer to clinching his second world title with victory at the Russia Grand Prix yesterday.
Monday 13 October 2014
CHELSEA suffered heartbreak on a dramatic final day of the Women’s Super League yesterday when their defeat at Manchester City allowed Liverpool to snatch the title.
Monday 13 October 2014
BRITISH heavyweight Anthony Joshua insists he will bide his time but expects to be competing for more honours in the near future after starting the next stage of his career with victory against veteran fighter Denis Bakhtov at the O2 Arena on Satu
Monday 13 October 2014
FRANCE’S Alexander Levy claimed a three-shot victory at the Portugal Masters after rain devastated the tournament and ensured it was determined over just 36 holes.
Monday 13 October 2014
WASPS boss Dai Young lavished praise on unheralded front row forwards Matt Mullan, Carlo Festuccia and Lorenzo Cittadini after the home side’s scrummaging strength proved the catalyst for victory against an ill-disciplined Bath at Adams Park.
Monday 13 October 2014
FORMER cricket chief David Collier has rubbished assertions from maverick Kevin Pietersen that ex-coach Andy Flower was the root cause of a bullying culture within the England camp.
Monday 13 October 2014
DISGRACED Wigan prop Ben Flower admits the spectre of his Super League Grand Final dismissal against St Helens at Old Trafford on Saturday evening will overshadow the remainder of his career.
Friday 10 October 2014
ENGLAND 5 SAN MARINO 0
Friday 10 October 2014
EUROPEAN football chiefs have poured cold water on talk of Premier League matches being played overseas, insisting they are unlikely to drop their opposition to the plan.
Friday 10 October 2014
EXASPERATED Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has launched a scathing attack on governing body Fifa over its decision to give Qatar the 2022 World Cup and its refusal to publish a report into the bid process.
Friday 10 October 2014
OUTSPOKEN former Manchester United star Roy Keane is unsure whether he could ever forgive old boss Sir Alex Ferguson and admits their fractious relationship is probably beyond repair.
Friday 10 October 2014
PREMIER League title winners will be guaranteed an easier draw in the Champions League from next season under a shake-up set to be rubber-stamped by European governing body Uefa.
Friday 10 October 2014
OUTCAST Kevin Pietersen insists the blame for the alleged bullying within the England camp lies firmly with former coach Andy Flower as the fallout from the batsman’s explosive new book KP: The Autobiography rumbles on.
Friday 10 October 2014
DISGRUNTLED Force India driver Sergio Perez has described the horrific crash which left Jules Bianchi with severe head injuries and fighting for his life as “totally unacceptable”.
Friday 10 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray faces an uphill battle to qualify for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals In London next month after suffering a third-round loss to Spain’s David Ferrer at the Shanghai Masters yesterday.
Friday 10 October 2014
1996: Former England skipper Bill Beaumont, with the help of 10-year-old Mary Sweeney, unveiled the “Spirit of Rugby” train at Twickenham station.
Friday 10 October 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE BEST OF THE WEEKEND’S RACING The £250,000 Betfred Cesarewitch (3.50pm), the second leg of the autumn double, is the biggest showdown of the year between the National Hunt and flat racing fraternities.
Friday 10 October 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS WALES V BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA AND ESTONIA V ENGLAND
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
HANDICAP spread markets offer terrific value if you fancy a team to win – particularly if they are the underdog on the supremacy market.
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

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