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Fifa proposes six-team World Cup play-off for 2026

BBC / Sport 49 sources

Fifa is proposing a six-nation play-off tournament to decide the last two places at the expanded 48-team World Cup in 2026.

Ronaldo bust 'a matter of taste' says sculptor

BBC 64 sources

Emanuel Santos says his statue of the football player unveiled in Madeira is "a matter of taste".

Drink was spiked in nightclub - Stoke striker Berahino on drugs ban

BBC / Sport 6 sources

Stoke striker Saido Berahino tells Football Focus the eight-week drugs ban he served this season came after his drink was spiked.

Liverpool facing possible transfer ban over alleged 'tapping up' of 12-year-old

Liverpool are not commenting on claims they could face a transfer ban on academy players if they are found guilty of 'tapping up' a Stoke youngster.

Top Stories in last day

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Exclusive: Conte orders Abramovich to rebuff Real Madrid move for Hazard

ANTONIO CONTE has told Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich he does not want Belgian superstar Eden Hazard to be sold this summer.

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Salford capitalise after St Helens lose concussed stand-off Theo Fages

Salford moved into Super League’s top four with a fourth victory in five games as their renaissance under the stewardship of Ian Watson continued with a deserved victory against St Helens.

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Man City Women reach Champions League semis

BBC / Sport 4 sources

Manchester City Women beat Danish side Fortuna Hjorring to reach the Champions League semi-finals for the first time.

Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira destroys old Manchester United rival Roy Keane – video

Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira couldn’t resist a dig at his old Manchester United rival Roy Keane during an interview discussing their old battles.

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Poch: Kane not out for long

Sky Sports 22 sources

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane will not be out for long and says he will return from his ankle injury before the end of the season.

North Carolina Just Took a Big Step in Repealing Its Bathroom Bill

TIME 171 sources

It will now go to Gov. Roy Cooper, who said he supports the measure

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Chelsea’s Antonio Conte has revolutionised the Premier League, says Martin Keown

Metro.co.uk / Sport 17 sources

Antonio Conte is enjoying his first season in England (Picture: Getty)

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Jose Mourinho "calm" about Zlatan Ibrahimovic future

Sports Mole 50 sources

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is "calm" about the future of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and insists that he would be happy for the player if he chooses to leave.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino rules out managing Barcelona and Arsenal: This is why

MAURICIO POCHETTINO has ruled out ever managing Barcelona… and Arsenal.

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Alex Iwobi: I want this key man at Arsenal next season

Daily Star / Sport 11 sources

ALEX IWOBI wants Arsene Wenger to continue as Arsenal manager.

Russell Westbrook makes NBA history with triple-double high score

BBC.com 77 sources

Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook makes the highest scoring triple-double in NBA history as he closes on another record.

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Ramiro Funes Mori blow: Everton defender set to miss rest of the season

Daily Star / Sport 18 sources

EVERTON defender Ramiro Funes Mori is set to miss the rest of the season.

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Sunderland player Duncan Watmore saves three people after horror boat crash

The Northern Echo 8 sources

SUNDERLAND striker Duncan Watmore helped save the lives of three holidaymakers in a boat crash while on holiday in Barbados, it is being reported today.

Jim Duffy says he did NOT ask Neil Lennon for a square go

Morton manager Jim Duffy admitted he is 'embarrassed' with his actions during a touchline brawl, but insists he did not challenge Hibs boss Neil Lennon to a fight.

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Neil Taylor facing longer ban for Seamus Coleman horror tackle as FIFA step in

FIFA has opened proceedings against Neil Taylor following the Wales defender's challenge on Republic of Ireland defender Seamus Coleman..

Jose Mourinho dismisses Neymar to Manchester United £173m transfer talk as 'absurd'

Telegraph / Sport 23 sources

Jose Mourinho has dismissed suggestions he is plotting a move to sign Neymar, the Barcelona and Brazil forward, this summer as “absurd”. Manchester United were linked this week with a £173 million move for Neymar but Mourinho has claimed…

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Arsene Wenger thinks Sanchez & Ozil want to stay but is coy on own future

BBC / Sport 65 sources

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he thinks Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will stay at the club but says his future is not yet finalised.

Everton boss Ronald Koeman make shock claim: Tottenham are better than Man Utd and Arsenal

TOTTENHAM are setting a good example to Everton on how to become a big Premier League club, claims Ronald Koeman.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger makes bizarre claim at Chicago Fire unveiling

BASTIAN SCHWEINSTEIGER suggests he could play as a winger for Chicago Fire as boss Veljko Paunovic contemplates how to accommodate his star signing in his team.

Impressive Konta to face Venus in Miami semis

BBC / Sport 61 sources

British number one Johanna Konta defeats Simona Halep to set up a Miami Open semi-final against Venus Williams.

Thursday, Mar 30

Cristiano Ronaldo's busted bust

CNN / Sport 159 sources

Cristiano Ronaldo has got the lot, accumulating trophies, medals and personal honors at a rapid rate during a remarkable career.

Alexis Sanchez ready to run his Arsenal contract down and wants to stay in London

ALEXIS SANCHEZ says he wants to run his Arsenal contract down and admits he could join another London club when he leaves.

Wednesday, Mar 29

Cristiano Ronaldo statue: Real Madrid star slams critics

The rebranding, which includes a statue of questionable likeness to the star, has received a mixed reception - but Ronaldo spoke of his pride after the airport was named after him.

Solomona eyes England place

The Times / News 15 sources

Denny Solomona has declared his intention to play for England, and the prolific Sale Sharks wing is in the frame to win selection for the summer tour to Argentina. Solomona, 23, was born and raised in New Zealand and is a former Samoa…

Video technology controversy in France vs Spain

The friendly match at the Stade de France was arguably the biggest fixture in which it has been used to date. And shortly after half-time the technology proved its worth.

Iceland beat Republic in Dublin friendly

BBC / Sport 27 sources

The Republic of Ireland's 15-game unbeaten run at the Aviva Stadium ends as their under-strength side are beaten by Iceland.

Tuesday, Mar 28

Lionel Messi to linesman: 'f*** off, your mother's c***'

Lionel Messi has been banned for four of Argentina's World Cup qualifiers after a foul mouthed rant at a linesman during his side's 1-0 win over Chile on Thursday.

Real Madrid want Hazard

Sky Sports 61 sources

Real Madrid want to sign Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, according to Sky sources, but talks between the clubs have not taken place.

Adam Lallana: Liverpool midfielder suffers thigh injury on England duty

BBC / Sport 34 sources

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana suffers a thigh injury while playing for England that could keep him out for up to a month.

Chelsea make Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez their No1 summer transfer target

Chelsea have made Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez their main summer transfer target, with Antonio Conte having discussed with the club’s hierarchy the possibility of bringing the Chilean to Stamford Bridge.

Monday, Mar 27

Martin O'Neill: Seamus Coleman 'downbeat over horror injury but looking to future'

Seamus Coleman is already looking to the future as he sets out on the long road to recovery from his

Hamilton in ‘best of best’ Vettel battle

The Times / News 167 sources

Lewis Hamilton expects Sebastian Vettel to prove a tougher rival than his former team-mate Nico Rosberg as the “best of the best” fight it out for the Formula One world title. Vettel took an early lead in the battle, beating Hamilton by…

Scotland 1 Slovenia 0 as super sub Chris Martin gives our World Cup hopes a lifeline - 5 things we learned

Daily Record 170 sources

Our 2018 World Cup hopes received a huge boost as late substitute Chris Martin snatched an 88th-minute winner to snatch all three points.

Lallana: Defoe experience gives England better chance of winning trophies

ITV / Sport 13 sources

Adam Lallana believes England have a better chance of winning trophies if the likes of Jermain Defoe are in the squad. The 34-year-old made a goalscoring return for the Three Lions in Sunday's 2-0 World Cup qualifying victory over…

Sunday, Mar 26

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton to win Melbourne Grand Prix

Finally, it looks like Formula One has a fight on its hands and after all the hope and expectation that has weighed heavy on the sport to deliver with its reboot this year, Melbourne was a proper slug-fest between two of the biggest…

Jorge Linares beats Anthony Crolla to defend WBA world lightweight title – as it happened

Anthony Crolla was comfortably beaten in his rematch with Jorge Linares, the Venezuelan delivering a near-faultless performance and sending Crolla to the canvas in round seven before winning by unanimous decision

Teenager collapsed and died after amateur boxing match

ITV / News 32 sources

Police are investigating the death of a teenager who died shortly after an amateur boxing match held last night.

England 2 - Lithuania 0: Defoe and Vardy strike as Southgate's men ease to Wembley win

Daily Express / Sport 141 sources

JERMAIN DEFOE and Jamie Vardy struck as England eased to victory over Lithuania in their World Cup qualifier at Wembley.