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England conceded two late goals to slip to a 3-2 defeat to the Netherlands in their Argentina Hockey World League Pool A match.
Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League meeting, between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, see how the sides’ midfielders Sandro and Marouane Fellaini compare.
Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League meeting, between West Brom and Aston Villa, see how the sides’ attacking strikers Shane Long and Christian Benteke compare.
Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League meeting, between Manchester City and Tottenham, see how the sides’ strikers Alvaro Negredo and Roberto Soldado compare.
Jose Mourinho revealed tonight that winger Eden Hazard was dropped for the Champions League game against Schalke as a punishment for missing the first team’s training session on Monday.
Chris Robshaw will know things are going wrong against Argentina at Twickenham on Saturday if the crowd slip into Mexican wave mode before half-time. “We don’t want to wait 45 minutes before playing with the ball,” the England captain said yesterday, acutely aware that despite the victory over the Wallabies five days ago, there was a good deal of public dissatisfaction over his side’s first-half performance.
The home dressing room at Twickenham has a different look to my day. The big box changing room, with its wooden cubicles, into which everyone used to walk and say “Over there in the corner, that’s where Jonny sat”, is gone.
Motorsport boss Bernie Ecclestone has appeared at a High Court trial to defend himself against allegations that he made a “corrupt bargain” in a bid to stay at the top of Formula 1 racing.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will face a decidedly different task to that he tackled before the clash against Newcastle United last weekend. Before their 2-0 submission to the Magpies, the Blues had been looking good on all fronts after powerful victories over Arsenal and Manchester City.
England seem certain to have a new opening batsman for the Ashes. Michael Carberry might have departed for the tour of Australia a fortnight ago as one of the batting reserves but his assured century in the tour match against Australia A today has completely altered his status.
The former Manchester United players Roy Keane and Ray Wilkins have hit out at Manchester United’s Ashley Young, accusing him of “conning” the referee by winning yet another dubious penalty for his club, with Wilkins declaring that his actions had been “pathetic.”
The rain-streaked night had been bad enough before Ashley Young made it worse, in a desperately familiar way. Against a team whose manager had proclaimed the opposition to be the “magnificent Manchester United” Young compounded his reputation for penalty theatrics by earning yet another dubious one.
Arsenal have returned to the country where their current buoyancy began determined to prove their pre-eminence is not based on hot air.
Henrik Stenson is doubly determined to stay at the top of the European Tour’s Race To Dubai money list – so he can avoid paying out on a losing bet to Ian Poulter.
The rugby union lexicon is full of blood-curdling adjectives relating to life in the front row, “cruel” and “horrible” being among the milder ones. The England tight-head prop Dan Cole came up with a new and surprising offering as he girded his loins for this weekend’s brutally hard set-piece contest with Argentina at Twickenham.
Gareth Bale scored his first goal in the Champions League for Real Madrid, but the Spanish side still lost their 100 per cent record in Group B as they were held 2-2 by Juventus.
The rain-streaked night had been bad enough before Ashley Young made it worse, in a desperately familiar way. Against a team whose manager had proclaimed the opposition to be the “magnificent Manchester United” Young compounded his reputation for penalty theatrics by earning yet another dubious one.