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Wednesday 15 May 2013
ARSENAL 4 vs WIGAN ATHLETIC 1
Wednesday 15 May 2013
CHELSEA’S record goalscorer Frank Lampard believes the outcome of tonight’s Europa League final with Benfica will determine whether their season is remembered as a success or failure.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
TEAM Sky’s Sir Bradley Wiggins lost further time to leader Vincenzo Nibali on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia yesterday, but a gritty ride kept alive his dream of becoming the first Britain to win the race.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
THE BIGGEST mistake England could make in their approach to the two-Test series against New Zealand, which starts tomorrow at Lord’s, would be to treat it as a warm-up for the Ashes.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
WORLD Cup winning captain John Smit is set to make his last ever appearance tomorrow when he skippers Saracens against South African Barbarians at the Honourable Artillery Company fields in the City.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
FORMER heavyweight champion David Haye has apologised after cancelling his highly-anticipated comeback fight with Manuel Charr due to a hand injury. The 32-year-old was set to take on Charr at the Manchester Arena on
Wednesday 15 May 2013
BENFICA boss Jorge Jesus is confident he can end the Portuguese club’s miserable record in European finals and triumph against Chelsea in Amsterdam tonight.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
WIGAN manager Roberto Martinez struggled to come to terms with his side’s relegation after defeat at Arsenal.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
READING 0 vs MANCHESTER CITY 2 INTERIM Manchester City manager Brian Kidd praised his players for their response to a testing week as they secured a second place finish in the Premier League.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
BRITISH No1 Laura Robson bowed out of the Rome Open with a second round defeat to World No1 Serena Williams. Robson made a fine start when she broke Williams’s serve in the opening game of the first set.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
FOOTBALL: West Ham’s planned move to the Olympic Stadium has the backing of 85 per cent of supporters, according to an independent survey carried out by SMG YouGov.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
FOOTBALL: Tottenham quartet Steven Caulker, Danny Rose, Adam Smith and Andros Townsend have been named in Stuart Pearce’s 23-man England Under-21 squad for this summer’s European Championships in Israel.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
HORSE RACING: Three-time champion jockey Frankie Dettori is set to resume racing on Monday, after completing a six-month ban for a failed drugs test.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
FORMULA ONE: Supplier Pirelli will change the tyres given to teams in time for next month’s Canadian Grand Prix, following complaints about their fragility in the hope it will reduce the number of unscheduled pit stops drivers have to make.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Team Sky colleague Geraint Thomas tells all to Josh Richards
Tuesday 14 May 2013
EXACTLY one year on from guiding Manchester City to their first league title in 44 years, Roberto Mancini was sacked as manager last night, seemingly paving the way for Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini to takeover.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has challenged his players to use the lessons learned from their quest to qualify for the Champions League as a springboard for a Premier League title challenge next term.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
WORLD No1 Tiger Woods claimed his fourth win of the year at The Players Championship on Sunday and, for me, it was his most impressive victory since recapturing something approaching his best form.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
KEY British and Irish Lions squad members could become victims of their own success, after coach Warren Gatland revealed those still striving to win major club honours this season will be at the back of the queue to be selected for the first Test.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
ENGLAND bowler Tim Bresnan hopes to prove his worth in the next 48 hours and force his selection for Thursday’s Test with New Zealand. The 28-year-old has played in just two Test matches since August and had elbow surgery in February.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
BRITISH No1 Laura Robson fulfilled a childhood dream when she beat former world No1 Venus Williams in the Rome Open first round. The 19-year-old triumphed 6-3 6-2 and now faces Venus’s sister Serena in round two.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
STRIKER Wilfried Zaha bagged a brace to send Crystal Palace to the Championship play-off final at the expense of fierce rivals Brighton last night.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
IT’S a sad moment for football, but it had to happen: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, a friend and fellow Scot, is retiring, but what a 27 years of unparallelled success he has given Reds fans around the world.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
FOOTBALL: Former England striker James Beattie, 35, has been appointed manager of League Two club Accrington Stanley.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
CRICKET: Wicketkeeper Matt Prior has been named England Cricketer of the Year for 2012-13. Bowler Katherine Brunt won the women’s award.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
FOOTBALL: Chelsea suffered a 3-2 defeat to Norwich City in the FA Youth Cup final second leg at Stamford Bridge, losing 4-2 on aggregate.
Monday 13 May 2013
MALAGA manager Manuel Pellegrini is expected to succeed Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini as early as this week after the Italian’s reign ended in ignominy with Saturday’s 1-0 FA Cup final defeat by Wigan.
Monday 13 May 2013
CAUSE and effect. In the dark days of football hooliganism, when we were penned in cages, the argument against fencing in spectators was that if you treat people like animals they will, more often than not, behave like them.
Monday 13 May 2013
SARACENS boss Mark McCall admitted his men had lost to the better side after Northampton Saints shocked them 27-13 in the Aviva Premiership play-offs yesterday to set up a debut final against Leicester Tigers.
Monday 13 May 2013
STOKE CITY 1 vs TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2
Monday 13 May 2013
NORWICH and Newcastle attained Premier League safety in emphatic style yesterday, but Wigan still harbour hopes of catching Sunderland who were held to a 1-1 draw by Southampton.
Monday 13 May 2013
WORLD No1 Tiger Woods won his war with rival Sergio Garcia last night after clinching the Players Championship at Sawgrass when the Spaniard shot a cataclysmic quadruple bogey on the 17th hole.
Monday 13 May 2013
ENGLAND coach Ashley Giles insists no pressure should be put upon in-form batsman Joe Root, after the 22-year-old Lions captain blasted 179 runs in a rain-affected draw with New Zealand.
Monday 13 May 2013
RETIRING Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed Wayne Rooney has handed in a transfer request but will not be allowed to follow the 71-year-old Scot out of the Old Trafford exit door.
Monday 13 May 2013
FERRARI’S Fernando Alonso closed the gap on Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel with a home triumph at the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona yesterday.
Monday 13 May 2013
CYCLING: Britain’s Sir Bradley Wiggins dug in to remain fourth, just over a minute behind leader Vincenzo Nibali, yesterday in stage nine of the Giro d’Italia.
Monday 13 May 2013
FOOTBALL: Watford clinched a Championship play-off final place in breathless style yesterday when Troy Deeney scored in injury time to seal a 3-2 aggregate win over Leicester.
Friday 10 May 2013
OUTGOING Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed David Moyes was the unanimous choice to succeed him after the Everton manager was officially anointed his heir yesterday.
Friday 10 May 2013
RECORD-chasing Frank Lampard may have just 90 minutes left of his Chelsea career to score the two goals he requires to become the club’s all-time leading scorer.
Friday 10 May 2013
WORLD No2 Rory McIlroy made a storming start to the Players Championship at Sawgrass, carding a career-best six-under par for a share of second place.
Friday 10 May 2013
NEW Zealand batsman Hamish Rutherford hit an unbeaten ton on the first day of his team’s tour match with England Lions to help settle his nerves ahead of next week’s first Test at Lord’s.
Friday 10 May 2013
OLYMPIC champion Andrew Simpson, 36, has died after a catamaran capsized during an America’s Cup training session in San Francisco Bay.
Friday 10 May 2013
BRITISH rider Mark Cavendish hailed his Omega Pharma Quick-Step team-mates for helping him secure victory in the sixth stage of the Giro D’Italia. The 27-year-old said: “It’s beautiful. There are all those bits of the engine that fit together.
Friday 10 May 2013
TENNIS: British No1 Andy Murray survived a third round scare to beat Gilles Simon in three sets at the Madrid Open. But reigning champion Roger Federer lost to Kei Nishikori.
Friday 10 May 2013
FOOTBALL: Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov, 33, has announced his retirement as he continues his recovery from acute leukaemia.
Friday 10 May 2013
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Friday 10 May 2013
ASCOT’S Victoria Cup at 3.50pm tomorrow is always a hugely competitive handicap and the draw will play a big part.
Thursday 09 May 2013
THIS week’s Players Championship will draw the cream of golf to a tournament justifiably dubbed the Fifth Major, yet the world’s top two, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, have surprisingly poor records at Sawgrass.
Thursday 09 May 2013
EVERTON’S David Moyes is expected to be confirmed as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor before the weekend after the Manchester United manager yesterday announced the end of arguably the greatest career in English football.
Thursday 09 May 2013
CHELSEA 2 vs TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2

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