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Friday 05 September 2014
SKIPPER Wayne Rooney concedes England cannot use inexperience as an excuse when the Three Lions take their first step on the road to Euro 2016 qualification in Switzerland on Monday.
Friday 05 September 2014
TOP football clubs are considering scrapping the away goals rule in a move that could change the face of European competition.
Friday 05 September 2014
Aviva Premiership stars preview the new rugby season with Ross McLean
Friday 05 September 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS TOMORROW’S RACING AND BEN CLEMINSON LOOKS AHEAD TO SWITZERLAND V ENGLAND ON MONDAY
Friday 05 September 2014
IT WAS a familiar sight for England fans on Wednesday night at Wembley as they watched their team labour to beat a vastly inferior opponent – on paper at least – in the shape of Norway.
Thursday 04 September 2014
AT WEMBLEY STADIUM ENGLAND 1 NORWAY 0
Thursday 04 September 2014
Joe Hart 7 Produced a superb one-handed save shortly after half time to keep out Blackburn forward Josh King’s header
Thursday 04 September 2014
WEDNESDAY was a sad day. In probably the most one-sided one-day international between top teams that I’ve ever seen, England were not just beaten but annihilated by India by nine wickets. It was embarrassing.
Thursday 04 September 2014
HITMAN Danny Welbeck believes his deadline day transfer to Arsenal will see him escape the shackles of an indifferent goalscoring record.
Thursday 04 September 2014
FORMER England striker Andrew Johnson aims to help establish Crystal Palace as a Premier League force after returning to Selhurst Park for a second stint yesterday.
Thursday 04 September 2014
SKIPPER Andrew Gale will miss the final two games of the season for champions-elect Yorkshire after an altercation with Lancashire batsman Ashwell Prince during this week’s Roses match at Old Trafford.
Thursday 04 September 2014
CAPTAIN Paul McGinley believes the knowledge base at his disposal will prove invaluable when Europe bid to retain the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles this month after naming Padraig Harrington, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Jose Maria Olazabal as vice-captains
Wednesday 03 September 2014
TO HAVE a Scot on Europe’s Ryder Cup team at Gleneagles is a great asset as the crowd will love it, and Stephen Gallacher’s selection as one of captain Paul McGinley’s three wildcard picks is certainly a wonderful story, but let’s be clear: he has
Wednesday 03 September 2014
UNITED States captain Tom Watson last night announced Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as his wildcard picks, completing his line-up for this month’s Ryder Cup showdown with their European rivals at Gleneagles.
Wednesday 03 September 2014
EUROPE captain Paul McGinley insists England’s Luke Donald has a Ryder Cup future despite leaving the former world No1 out of his team to face the United States this month.
Wednesday 03 September 2014
BEWILDERED skipper Alastair Cook hinted at a cull of England’s under-performers should his side continue to show a lack of fight, but dismissed any suggestion of resigning after India wrapped up the one-day series with a thumping nine-wicket victo
Wednesday 03 September 2014
ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson believes the selection of players who predominantly feature as substitutes for their club is an inevitable consequence of the Premier League’s exponential growth.
Wednesday 03 September 2014
FORMER British No1 Tim Henman believes Andy Murray needs to execute the perfectly crafted game-plan to outwit Novak Djokovic in tonight’s US Open quarter-final.
Wednesday 03 September 2014
MANCHESTER United skipper Wayne Rooney prefers to focus on the impact deadline day capture Radamel Falcao might have in returning the club to former glories rather than contemplate how it affects his own status.
Danny Welbeck
Tuesday 02 September 2014
Arsenal spent more money than ever before in this summer's transfer window, forking out £83.8m on five new players, including deadline day addition Danny Welbeck from Manchester United for £16m.  
Tuesday 02 September 2014
Mancester United last night completed an audacious deadline-day swoop for Monaco striker Radamel Falcao as Premier League clubs, coffers swelled by ever-increasing television income, took their spending for the summer transfer window to a record £
Tuesday 02 September 2014
Towards the end of my career Walter Smith, the Rangers manager, would sometimes ask me to play as a wing-back. I didn’t enjoy it one little bit – at an age when running was getting harder I was being asked to do more of it – but I did it.
Tuesday 02 September 2014
EUROPE’S Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has vowed to favour his head over his heart today when he names his three wildcard selections for this month’s contest against the United States.
Tuesday 02 September 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray knows a gruelling showdown with world No1 Novak Djokovic awaits in the quarter-final of the US Open after powering through his fourth-round clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga yesterday.
Arsene Wenger
Monday 01 September 2014
With the transfer window deadline looming, Arsenal fans were frantically refreshing their Twitter feeds and monitoring Sky Sports News in the hope of seeing their side add new players to their ranks.  
Monday 01 September 2014
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0 LIVERPOOL 3 AT WHITE HART LANE
Monday 01 September 2014
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger appealed for trust but refused to promise fans any deadline-day signings after his injury-hit squad’s limitations were laid bare at newly promoted Leicester yesterday.
Monday 01 September 2014
SOMEHOW, given that many people were starting to write his obituary, Andy Murray has made it in to the second week of the US Open.
Monday 01 September 2014
France striker Loic Remy is targeting Champions League glory with Chelsea after the Premier League’s early pacesetters moved swiftly to wrap up a £10.5m deal before tonight’s transfer deadline.
Monday 01 September 2014
SCOTLAND’S Stephen Gallacher faces an anxious wait to discover whether Paul McGinley will select him as one of three captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup after falling agonisingly short of automatic qualification at the Italian Open yesterday.
Monday 01 September 2014
DENMARK’S Caroline Wozniacki brushed aside Maria Sharapova to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open yesterday.
Rickie Lambert
Friday 29 August 2014
Brendan Rodgers has been the busiest Premier League manager this summer, bringing 11 new faces to Liverpool - more new signings than Manchester United and Chelsea combined.  
Friday 29 August 2014
ENGLAND coach Roy Hodgson insists he is still prepared to drop Wayne Rooney if he underperforms despite naming the Manchester United striker captain of the national team.
Friday 29 August 2014
TOTTENHAM 3 AEL 0 Tottenham win 5-1 on aggregate
Friday 29 August 2014
CHELSEA have moved to play down fears star striker Diego Costa could face a prolonged spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury in training.
Friday 29 August 2014
LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers savoured the prospect of a visit from Champions League holders Real Madrid after the Reds were drawn with the Spanish giants in the group stage yesterday.
Friday 29 August 2014
NEW Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock insists he has a debt to pay as his second stint at the club begins with a trip to Newcastle tomorrow.
Friday 29 August 2014
UNDERSTATED Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has dampened expectations ahead of British record signing Angel di Maria’s potential debut at Burnley tomorrow.
Friday 29 August 2014
EIGHTH seed Ana Ivanovic crashed out of the US Open after suffering a shock second-round defeat to Czech Karolina Pliskova yesterday.
Friday 29 August 2014
1986: BRITAIN’S Daley Thompson leaves rival Jurgen Hingsen trailing in the 110m hurdles on his way to winning the decathlon at the
Friday 29 August 2014
FOLLOWING in the footsteps of former Miami Heat standard bearer and the most famous player on the planet LeBron James might seem a daunting prospect, but not for transatlantic basketball star Luol Deng.
Friday 29 August 2014
AFTER the high of a Test series win, it’s been another week to forget for England captain Alastair Cook.
Friday 29 August 2014
SCOTLAND’S Stephen Gallacher faces an uphill task in his bid to snatch a Ryder Cup place after starting the Italian Open with a level par round of 72 – six shots off the lead.
Friday 29 August 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS TOTTENHAM V LIVERPOOL AND EVERTON V CHELSEA “WE’VE sold Elvis but bought the Beatles,” was how former Tottenham striker Garth Crooks memorably described last summer’s transfer dealings at White Hart Lane.
Friday 29 August 2014
CHELSEA have begun the season in ominous style with back-to-back wins getting them off to a perfect start.
Thursday 28 August 2014
ARSENAL 1 BESIKTAS 0 Arsenal win 1-0 on aggregate
Thursday 28 August 2014
CRYSTAL Palace are expected to hand new manager Neil Warnock money to spend before Monday’s transfer deadline after appointing the veteran boss for a second time yesterday.
Thursday 28 August 2014
QPR’S sluggish start to the campaign ground to a pedestrian pace after Harry Redknapp’s side crashed out of the Capital One Cup following a shock second-round defeat at League Two Burton Albion last night.
Thursday 28 August 2014
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino insists the defensive flexibility provided by the signing of Federico Fazio is imperative if Spurs are to remain durable this season.
Thursday 28 August 2014
CONFESSION time: I must admit I did not think Manchester City would get stronger this season, given their modest summer business, but after just two games I may have to eat my words.

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