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'Outstanding' Dylan Hartley ready to lead England in Japan

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With that marker already passed, Jones, significantly, hailed Hartley as a leader who was “surfing at the top of the crest”. “Dylan was outstanding [against Australia],” enthused Jones, when asked if he might consider handing a first…

Watford vs West Ham: Live score updates

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And that's that, a comfortable and well-deserved win for the hosts. Watford move up a place to eighth place in the table, while West Ham remain in 18th, a point off safety. Moyesy has much to ponder. 5:56PM ...

Tommy Fleetwood wins Race to Dubai after Justin Rose capitulation

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Nobody saw this Justin Rose capitulation coming, least of all Tommy Fleetwood. Remarkably, only one shot separated the pair in the 12-month chase for the European Tour's order of merit prize, with Fleetwood limping over the line. We came…

Leeds 2 Middlesbrough 1: Pablo Hernandez gives Garry Monk a torrid time on Elland Road return

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The early-season optimism about a swift return to the Premier League for Middlesbrough suffered another setback on a torrid afternoon for Garry Monk. The former Leeds United manager, who left the club for Teesside in the summer, endured…

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David Unsworth outlines his manifesto if given Everton job

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As Everton ponder their next move in the pursuit of Watford manager Marco Silva, caretaker David Unsworth is carefully preparing his own manifesto for a Goodison revival. Unsworth, who took over the reins from Ronald Koeman when the…

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'Mo Salah could score something like 70 goals this season', says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

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When a football manager starts turning to mathematics to try and figure out the projections of a player's output come the end of the season, you realise for certain the player is doing rather well. In the 3-0 win over Southampton, Mohamed…

Tottenham failings raise fears their title chances have ended

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Beneath Arsenal's unexpected resurgence, there was another lingering question at The Emirates on Saturday for which neither team were able to provide a convincing answer: will anyone mount a challenge to Manchester City? Arsenal's…

John Stones injury leaves Man City with a 'real, real problem' says Pep Guardiola

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Another game, another victory and another masterful performance from Kevin De Bruyne. And yet, for probably the first time this season, Manchester City find themselves with what Pep Guardiola is describing as a “real, real problem”. The…

Chris Coleman takes his first training session at Sunderland and demands of players "are you in or are you out?"

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Chris Coleman took his first training session at Sunderland on Sunday and threw down the gauntlet to an underachieving group of players, saying: "I will find out pretty quickly who is in and who is out." The manager's job at the North East…

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Marco Silva refuses to end Everton speculation as Watford consider their options over wantaway manager

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Fade to black? Watford face the prospect of losing their manager Marco Silva Credit: Reuters. Jason Burt, Chief Football Correspondent. 19 November 2017 • 9:40pm. Marco Silva has refused to commit his future to Watford beyond taking…

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Australia selectors' local knowledge of Brisbane makes first Test team the right XI for a game on a result pitch

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All three of Australia's Test selectors live in Brisbane, where England arrived on Sunday afternoon in good time - and well-acclimatised for once - for the opening Ashes Test on Thursday. Since announcing their squad, Australia's selectors…

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England bounce back from Ashes disappointment as Katherine Brunt stars in T20 thrashing

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A vastly improved England side bounced back with a fine all-round performance in the second Women's Ashes T20, thrashing Australia by 40 runs on Sunday. Veteran attack-leader Katherine Brunt was emblematic of the visitors' struggles on…

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Carl Frampton defeats Horacio Garcia but looks ring rusty in unanimous decision victory

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Carl Frampton made a winning return to the ring with a far from convincing non-title fight victory over Mexican Horacio Garcia at the SSE Arena in Belfast. The former WBA world featherweight title holder was defeated by Leo Santa Cruz in…

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Jermaine McGillvary magic helps England into Rugby League World Cup semis

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Winger Jermaine McGillvary scored two tries and set up two more to help England into the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals with a convincing 36-6 victory over Papua New Guinea at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium on Sunday. The 29-year-old…

In crushing a very strong Australia side, England showed just how effective they have become

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I thought England's performance from 69 minutes onwards was a tremendous statement of their resilience and their ability to put teams away. At that point, we were looking at a fine game of rugby that seemed like it was going to be decided…

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Michael Cheika shrugs off clash with England fans - 'I know when I walk down the stairs I'm going to cop abuse'

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It was England's fifth successive win over Australia, matching the record set by Clive Woodward's side of 14 years ago, a winning sequence that climaxed with them lifting the World Cup in 2003. Australia head coach Michael Cheika became…

Stuart Hogg roasts All Blacks: If only Scotland had 14 more of him

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A rumbling roar of defiance, this performance had been brewing all week. Every time Zinzan Brooke's prediction of a 70-point win for the All Blacks was mentioned to coach Gregor Townsend and his players, Scottish hackles were raised and a…

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British Motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies following accident at Macau Grand Prix

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British rider Daniel Hegarty has died after a horrific crash in the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. The 31-year-old, racing for Topgun Racing Honda, came off his bike at a sharp bend during the sixth lap and was flung into barriers, losing…

England 30 Australia 6: Michael Cheika fumes at disallowed tries as hosts run amok in closing stages

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It was a day of affirmation for England, a day of rueful contemplation for Australia who had little of the rub of the green but contributed hugely to a high-octane occasion only to leave deflated by a blow-out scoreline as Eddie Jones’…

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West Brom 0 Chelsea 4: Tony Pulis faces sack as Baggies battered and boos ring out at Hawthorns

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Tony Pulis has built a career on being a fighter, but he sounded like a beaten man after watching West Bromwich Albion fall to a humiliating fourth successive Premier League defeat that left him on the brink of the sack. With the club's…

Crystal Palace 2 Everton 2: Palace denied crucial victory in fight for survival after controversial penalty

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Their search for a new manager may be looking increasingly desperate, the slide towards the lower end of the table showing no real sign of being reversed, but there is no denying that Everton still retain some measure of battling instinct.…

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Manchester United vs Newcastle United, Premier League: live score updates

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However, asked if he is older and wiser now, Benitez said: "I think so. Older - that is obvious - and a lot calmer and more relaxed, because you have more experience. "You know what's important. The main thing is the players. You have to…

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Liverpool vs Southampton, Premier League: live score updates

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... ... and Dusan Tadic is down clutching his thigh almost immediately. After a once-over by the Southampton medical staff he looks like he'll be able to continue. 2:25PM. Jurgen Klopp on Liverpool's line-up. “We know about the quality of…

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Manchester United vs Newcastle United preview: team news, injuries, latest odds and suspensions

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A Premier League football match. And WHAT a Premier League football match! It's the battle of the Uniteds, Manchester vs Newcastle. When is it? This coming Saturday, 18 November 2017. What time is kick-off? Teatime. What do you mean that's…

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Dose of Ashes realism delivered by two young Australian bucks as England embarrassed in warm-up draw

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A necessary dose of realism before the opening Ashes Test in Brisbane. Two young Australian bucks drove home just how innocuous England's bowling is - in the absence of James Anderson and Jake Ball at any rate - by scoring centuries to…

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Arsenal vs Tottenham: team news, injuries, latest odds and suspensions

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You can watch this clash on Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ultra HD. Alternatively you can follow the live action here throughout the match. Buy a NOW TV Sky Sports Day Pass for just £6.99 and live stream…

All Blacks fury as Brad Shields defects to England

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A former New Zealand under-20s star has missed the opportunity to play for New Zealand after telling the All Blacks management that he is joining Wasps at the end of the next Super Rugby season. Following a knee ligament injury sustained…

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British cyclists used TUEs to 'find a gain' on rivals – but did not cross the line, admits former coach Shane Sutton

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Shane Sutton has told a BBC documentary to be screened on Sunday night that getting a Therapeutic Use Exemption was a legitimate means for an athlete to “find a gain” if he or she felt five per cent below their best. Speaking to the makers…

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North London derby: Where does the balance of power lie between Arsenal and Spurs?

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Arsenal must have hoped that the photograph back in 2012 of Arsène Wenger's young British core all signing new contracts together would eventually prove iconic. Carl Jenkinson, Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere, Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade…

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Andy Murray splits with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time as Scot focuses on return from injury in new year

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Andy Murray's long injury lay-off has put paid to his coaching relationship with Ivan Lendl, it emerged on Friday night. In a statement, Murray thanked his stony-faced mentor, and said that he was working towards a return to the tour in…

Irish Football Association give permission for Scotland to talk with Michael O'Neill

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The Irish Football Association have attempted to persuade O'Neill to stay on with the offer of a new improved contract. But the organisation have now given the Scottish FA formal permission to approach O'Neill following a board meeting on…

Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte united in condemnation of Gareth Southgate for handling of their players

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Gareth Southgate, the England manager, is under fire from Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte for his handling of their players. Mourinho, the Manchester United manager, has accused Southgate of allowing Phil Jones to receive no fewer than six…

Spurs manager fires shot across Arsenal bows, saying progress in league and Europe matters more than FA Cup wins

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Mauricio Pochettino has said he would not swap the progress his Tottenham Hotspur side have made under his management for the trophies won by rivals Arsenal. Arsene Wenger's Arsenal have twice won the FA Cup, in 2015 and 2017, since…

West Ham United manager David Moyes to mark 500-game milestone by showing he can still manage at top

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Perception can be half the battle in football. David Moyes and Marco Silva, whose current sides meet on Sunday, both suffered relegation from the Premier League last season, and yet it is the man who will manage his 500th game in the top…