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Wednesday 28 August 2013
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook and several of his Ashes heroes have been rested for the one-day matches against Ireland and Australia, which begin next week.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
FOOTBALL: Tottenham midfielder Andros Townsend has earned his first England call-up for the World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine. Uncapped Everton midfielder Ross Barkley is also in the 27-man squad.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
FORMULA ONE: Former world champion Jenson Button, 33, intends to see out his career with McLaren by signing a new three-year contract.
Wayne Rooney started for Manchester United against Chelsea for the first time since 28 April
Tuesday 27 August 2013
OVERWHELMING support given to Wayne Rooney from Manchester United fans during last night’s goalless draw against Chelsea at Old Trafford will convince the striker to shun the overtures of the Blues and remain with the Premier League champions, fe
Tuesday 27 August 2013
MANCHESTER United manager David Moyes refused to rule out an audacious late bid for Real Madrid target Gareth Bale, after it emerged a second suitor has declared an interest in Tottenham’s £94m star.
Mourinho blamed poor passing for the result
Tuesday 27 August 2013
MANCHESTER UNITED 0 vs CHELSEA 0
Tuesday 27 August 2013
AFTER a thoroughly enjoyable Ashes series played in excellent spirit it was a terrible shame to see a thrilling final day’s play halted before its fitting conclusion, leaving cricket looking silly.
Jack Wilshere came off the bench during the Gunners’ 3-1 win at Fulham on the weekend
Tuesday 27 August 2013
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger has vowed to field his strongest line-up against Fenerbahce tonight in a bid to record a third straight victory, even though his side hold a 3-0 lead from the first leg and face a crunch north London derby this Sunday.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
BRITISH No3 Dan Evans won his first ever grand slam match yesterday with a shock straight sets victory over No11 seed Kei Nishikori in the US Open first round at Flushing Meadows.
England crack open the bubbly
Tuesday 27 August 2013
WHILE the fate of the Investec Ashes may have been decided, there is still plenty to play for in the race for the England FTI Most Valuable Player Award.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Bristol City v Crystal Palace
Tuesday 27 August 2013
FORMULA ONE: Britain’s Lewis Hamilton has not given up hope of winning the 2013 title, despite trailing Sebastian Vettel by 58 points after Vettel won the weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
CRICKET: Ex-England captain Andrew Strauss has been tipped as the next managing director of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after Hugh Morris quit the role.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
GOLF: New world No2 Adam Scott thanked caddie Steve Williams for helping him win The Barclays at the weekend. “He’s the guy who can influence me out there, really,” said Scott.
Roberto Soldado struck twice against Dinamo Tbilisi
Friday 23 August 2013
CHELSEA sensationally attempted to hijack Tottenham’s £30m move for Anzhi Makhachkala forward Willian last night, while Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas obliviously watched his team secure a 5-0 victory over Georgian outfit Dinamo Tbilisi in the Eu
Friday 23 August 2013
LONDON Wasps summer signing Andy Goode insists his decision to move to Adams Park was a no-brainer and is confident he can help return the club to the upper reaches of the Aviva Premiership.
Steve Smith scored his first ever Test hundred at the Oval
Friday 23 August 2013
AUSTRALIA’S Steve Smith hit his maiden Test century at the Oval yesterday to put the tourists in a commanding position going into day three, but concedes the travelling supporters have not seen the best of him this summer.
Friday 23 August 2013
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray will begin the defence of his US Open title against France’s Michael Llodra next week and his place in the same half of the draw as world No1 Novak Djokovic could mean the big hitting duo meet in the semi-final at Flushing Me
Friday 23 August 2013
A LONG summer of transfer speculation has revolved in no small part around north London and, with 10 days to go, Tottenham look to have managed it better than Arsenal, despite the imminent loss of their best player.
Friday 23 August 2013
DINAMO TBILISI 0 VS TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 5 RECORD £26m signing Roberto Soldado struck twice as Tottenham demolished Dinamo Tbilisi in the Europa League play-off first leg last night in Georgia.
Flamini would provide midfield cover
Friday 23 August 2013
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has moved to fulfill his promise of midfield reinforcements by offering a contract to former Gunner Mathieu Flamini, who is available on a free transfer.
Chris Robshaw
Friday 23 August 2013
ENGLAND captain Chris Robshaw will stay with Harlequins until 2016 after signing a contract extension with the Aviva Premiership club.
Friday 23 August 2013
FOOTBALL: Former Crystal Palace defender Gareth Southgate has been named England under-21s manager, signing a three-year deal. The 42-year-old won 57 full international caps and managed Middlesbrough between 2006 and 2009.
Friday 23 August 2013
EQUESTRIAN: Britain’s Olympic showjumping champions – Ben Maher, Michael Whitaker, William Funnell and Scott Brash – won their first European team title for 24 years in Denmark yesterday.
Moyes and Jose
Friday 23 August 2013
BEN CLEMINSON AND BILL ESDAILE WITH THE BEST FOOTBALL AND RACING BETS THIS WEEKEND
Friday 23 August 2013
THIS afternoon’s Nunthorpe Stakes (3.40pm) is the pinnacle of the season for sprinters and forms the next round of the QIPCO British Champions Series.
Thursday 22 August 2013
FENERBAHCE 0 vs ARSENAL 3 ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger heaped praise on match-winner Aaron Ramsey after the Gunners all but secured their Champions League status and a £30m windfall – but insists he still needs a midfielder.
Thursday 22 August 2013
CHELSEA 2 vs ASTON VILLA 1 CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out making a renewed attempt to sign Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney until after the two Premier League heavyweights clash on Monday.
Thursday 22 August 2013
AUSTRALIA batsman Shane Watson toasted a rare highlight amid a miserable Ashes campaign for the tourists after his 176 yesterday at the Oval lifted their hopes of ending the summer on a high.
Thursday 22 August 2013
FORMER England captain Nasser Hussain fears England paceman Stuart Broad could be attacked during the return Ashes series in Australia, following incendiary remarks by the tourists’ coach Darren Lehmann.
Thursday 22 August 2013
TOTTENHAM are expected to complete the club recor £30m signing of Anzhi Makhachkala forward Willian by the weekend, as they prepare for life after Gareth Bale, despite talk of a late snag in negotiations.
Thursday 22 August 2013
QUEENS Park Rangers chiefs have confirmed that they are in talks to swap Loftus Road for a new 40,000-seater stadium at nearby Old Oak Common.
Thursday 22 August 2013
HORSE RACING: Aidan O’Brien’s Declaration of War upset a strong field including unbeaten favourite Al Kazeem to win the Juddmonte International Stakes at York yesterday.
Thursday 22 August 2013
FOOTBALL: Southampton winger Jason Puncheon has been reunited with his former Blackpool manager Ian Holloway after signing a season-long loan deal with Crystal Palace.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Arsenal boss points to sustained success during his tenure UNDER-PRESSURE Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has launched a staunch defence of his record in the transfer market as frustrations grow from supporters at a lack of activity.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
WITH the Ashes long since retained and a series victory also ensured before today’s fifth and final Test, there is an obvious danger that some England players could ease off when play resumes at the Oval today.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
TOTTENHAM are closing in on a £60m double swoop for forwards Willian and Erik Lamela, paving the way for their Player of the Year Gareth Bale to complete a £93m move to Real Madrid.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
HE MAY have dropped out of the world’s top four for the first time in a decade and seen his extraordinary run of 36 consecutive grand slam quarter-finals halted, but Roger Federer can still win the US Open.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook has urged his players to achieve “something special” this week and seal an unprecedented 4-0 series win against Australia at the Kia Oval.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
FOOTBALL: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists he is pursuing alternatives in case he fails to prise Wayne Rooney from Manchester United.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
FOOTBALL: Long-serving Hope Powell, 46, has been sacked as manager of the England women’s team after 15 years in charge.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
MANCHESTER CITY 4 vs NEWCASTLE UNITED 0
Tuesday 20 August 2013
FULHAM manager Martin Jol believes signing midfielder Scott Parker from London rivals Tottenham represents a major coup for his club.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
THE LAST decade has been a golden one for European golf, with the successes of Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Padraig Harrington among the highlights, but the good news is it just seems to be getting better.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
ENGLAND bowler Chris Tremlett has made a desperate plea to be included in the starting line-up for the start of the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval tomorrow.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
ARSENAL have prioritised signing a midfielder following the injuries suffered to Mikel Arteta and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but saw a bid for Newcastle’s Yohan Cabaye rejected yesterday.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
MANCHESTER UNITED are weighing up whether to make a second approach for Everton’s Leighton Baines and Maroune Fellaini, after the Toffees rejected their initial combined £28m bid, labelling it “derisory” and “insulting”.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
ATHLETICS: Six-time Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius will appear in court from 3 March 2014 charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and the illegal possession of ammunition, the South African athlete learned at a Pretoria magi
Tuesday 20 August 2013
CRICKET: England spinner Monty Panesar has joined Essex until the end of the season, after Sussex released him on loan following an investigation into an incident earlier this month when the 31-year-old was fined £90 by police for being drunk and
Monday 19 August 2013
AT STAMFORD BRIDGE CHELSEA 2 vs HULL CITY 0

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