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Golf – Spieth sets out his goals

Jordan Spieth is desperate to return to winning ways and hopes he can finally end his trophy drought at this week’s CJ Cup in South Korea.

The Texan has not tasted success since his triumph in The Open at Royal Birkdale 27 months ago and is keen to r…


Soccer – Giroud’s predicament concerns Deschamps

Olivier Giroud has been urged to leave Chelsea in January by France boss Didier Deschamps.

The 33-year-old has not featured for Frank Lampard’s team in the Premier League since August and has only started 14 top-flight matches since moving to Stamfor…


Rugby Union – England handed Vunipola boost

Billy Vunipola was able to take part in training on Tuesday and looks set to feature for England in their World Cup quarter-final against Australia.

However, Jack Nowell may miss Saturday’s game after failing to take part in the session.
England’s a…


Horse Racing – Appleby outlines his plans for Pinatubo

Charlie Appleby is confident that Pinatubo will be able to win next year’s 2,000 Guineas after impressing in the Dewhurst Stakes.

The unbeaten Godolphin colt confirmed his status as the leading two-year-old by recording a second successive Group 1 vi…


Rugby Union – Gatland aims to build momentum

Wales coach Warren Gatland has revealed that all 31 members of his squad will be able to train this week ahead of Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final against France.

Wales beat Uruguay 35-13 on Sunday to make if four victories in a row in Japan. They ar…


Soccer – McCarthy hits back at doom and gloom merchants

Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy is upbeat about his side’s chances of beating Switzerland in their penultimate Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday.

The Swiss trail Ireland and Denmark by four points, although they do have a game in hand on both of …


Soccer – Clarke vows to build from low point

Scotland head coach Steve Clarke admitted after the 4-0 defeat to Russia in their latest Euro 2020 qualifier that his team had hit rock-bottom.

After holding their hosts to a goalless draw for almost an hour, Scotland conceded four goals in the last …


Rugby Union – Tipuric handed captain’s armband

Wales coach Warren Gatland has announced that Justin Tipuric will be his captain for Sunday’s World Cup Pool D encounter against Uruguay.

Gatland has named a much-changed side for the game as Wales have won their first three matches in Japan and secu…


Rugby League – Watson plans to be adaptable

Salford coach Ian Watson says he has a plan to combat St Helens in what looks set to be heavy conditions on Saturday in the Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils were tipped by many pundits to struggle this year but they finished t…


Cricket – Sibley revels in new deal

England new boy Dom Sibley heads off to New Zealand later this month with a new Warwickshire contract in his back pocket.

Sibley, 24, has agreed to extend his time at Edgbaston until the end of the 2022 season following a highly successful switch fro…


Soccer – Tarkowski rues England snub

Burnley defender James Tarkowski has admitted he was disappointed not to be included in Gareth Southgate’s most recent England squad.

The Clarets centre-back won his second cap last September against Switzerland but hernia problems and a difficult sp…


Rugby League – Jones relishes Grand Final showdown against old club

Salford Red Devils forward Josh Jones says he is relishing a tough battle in the middle of the park in Saturday’s Super League Grand Final.

The Red Devils, who are 3/1 with bet365 to win the Grand Final, face Jones’ former club St Helens, where he ro…


Rugby Union – Hosts stand in Scotland’s way

Scotland scored nine unanswered tries to thrash Russia 61-0 and set up a vital World Cup Pool A finale against tournament hosts Japan in Yokohama on Sunday.

Having lost their opening game 27-3 to Ireland, Scotland have responded by nilling both Samoa…


Soccer – Maddison aims to make his mark

Midfielder James Maddison is hoping to make his England debut in the coming days, but is taking nothing for granted while on international duty.

The 22-year-old Leicester City playmaker has made an impressive start to the new season with the Foxes an…


Soccer – O’Neill talks up Oranje expectations

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill is hoping that the weight of expectation will hinder the Netherlands when the two sides meet in Rotterdam on Thursday evening.

Having won four of five played so far in Group C, the Irish have made themselves a re…


Soccer – Dropped points concern Gundogan

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan admits that Pep Guardiola’s team face a mammoth task if they are to win their third Premier League title in a row this season.

City are 13/10 with bet365 to win the 2019/20 Premier League title following thei…


Rugby League – Holbrook won’t take Salford lightly

St Helens head coach Justin Holbrook does not think his team will have it all their own way in Saturday’s Grand Final against the Salford Red Devils.

Salford caused a major surprise when they defeated Wigan Warriors 28-4 to book their place at Old Tr…


Soccer – Injured Lloris avoids surgery

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is unlikely to play again in 2019 after the club confirmed the France international dislocated his elbow at Brighton on Saturday.

Paulo Gazzaniga replaced Spurs’ captain as last season’s beaten Champions League finali…


Cricket – Silverwood eyes Test focus

Former England and Yorkshire pace bowler Chris Silverwood has been named as the man to succeed Trevor Bayliss as head coach of the national team across all three formats of the game.

The 44-year-old was already inside the national team set-up as bowl…


Soccer – Guardiola not giving up

Head coach Pep Guardiola urged his Manchester City side not to lose heart after a 2-0 home loss to Wolves left them eight points adrift of Premier League leaders Liverpool.

The Citizens lost only four times last season as they claimed a second succes…