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Rugby League – Williams keen to play in Australia

Wigan Warriors half-back George Williams insists his focus is on helping his side win some more silverware, starting with Sunday’s World Club Challenge clash with Sydney Roosters.

The Warriors are 12/5 with bet365 to win the match and be crowned worl…


Soccer – Emery convinced Gunners will progress

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is optimistic about his side’s chances of progressing in the Europa League even after the surprising 1-0 loss to BATE Borisov in the first leg of their last-32 encounter in Belarus.

Stanislav Dragun scored the only goal of …


Soccer – Hughton ponders his options

Brighton boss Chris Hughton has hinted that he will select a strong side for the FA Cup fifth-round clash against Derby County.

Hughton named a much-changed team for the fourth-round replay victory at West Brom earlier this month when veteran striker…


Soccer – Poch hails Tottenham show

Head coach Mauricio Pochettino paid tribute to his Spurs side after they claimed a 3-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Goals from Son Heung-Min, Jan Vertonghen and Fernando Llorente gave Spurs a …


Soccer – Sarri seeks immediate reaction

Boss Maurizio Sarri says he is still trying to sort out the problems in mentality he feels are preventing his Chelsea side from producing their best form.

The Blues were thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City last Sunday, leaving them down in sixth place in…


Cricket – Foakes facing England drop

Head coach Trevor Bayliss has dropped a huge hint that wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes faces a fight to force his way back into the England Test reckoning.

Foakes impressed over the winter, making a century on his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Gall…


Soccer – Hazard talks up Sarri influence

Chelsea star Eden Hazard claims his style of play is suited to what manager Maurizio Sarri is trying to achieve at Stamford Bridge.

There has been plenty of speculation regarding Hazard’s future at the club, with Real Madrid expected to push forward …


Soccer – Solskjaer admits to wake-up call

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted his side were given a wake-up call after their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.

United, who are 5/1 with bet365 to win the second leg at the Parc des Princes, ha…


Cricket – Wood revels in display

Mark Wood says his man-of-the-match return to Test cricket made the 232-win over West Indies unforgettable.

The 29-year-old pipped England captain Joe Root for the gong in St Lucia after claiming a maiden five-wicket haul in a display during a perfor…


Rugby Union – Welsh duo return to training

Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac says Leigh Halfpenny and Rhys Patchell could both return to the Wales side for the crunch Six Nations encounter against England later this month.

Halfpenny has not played since suffering a head blow against Australia in Nove…


Soccer – Solari anticipates tricky test

Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari accepts that Ajax will provide stiff opposition for his in-form side in Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg encounter in Amsterdam.

Real, who can be backed at 10/1 with bet365 to win the Champions League fo…


Soccer – Lloris ready for Dortmund challenge

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris knows that it will be difficult to beat Borussia Dortmund over two legs and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

The Bundesliga leaders will be without their injured captain Marco Reus for the first leg o…


Soccer – Benitez targets further progress

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez feels it will take more than a couple of January signings for him to commit to the Magpies long term.

Antonio Barreca and Miguel Almiron both joined Newcastle, who are 17/4 with bet365 to beat Wolves on Monday n…


Rugby League – Lolohea upbeat despite defeats

Leeds Rhinos half-back Tui Lolohea remains optimistic about the team’s prospects, despite a losing start to the season.

The Rhinos, who are 8/1 with bet365 to win the Grand Final, suffered their second consecutive defeat against Wigan on Friday eveni…


Soccer – Sarri coy on Chelsea future

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says he is not concerned about his personal position at the club and is determined to work on getting the Blues back on track after a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City.

Having lost their third consecutive away …


Soccer – Hamstring problem sidelines Ings

Southampton striker Danny Ings could be sidelined for up to three weeks after picking up a hamstring injury in last weekend’s 1-1 draw at Burnley.

He will definitely miss this weekend’s match against Cardiff City, which Southampton are 3/4 with bet36…


Soccer – Old Trafford stay suits Jones

Phil Jones is pleased to have pledged his future to Manchester United by signing a new contract that will keep him at the club until at least June 2023.

There is also the option to extend the England international’s deal for a further year.
The 26-y…


Rugby Union – Ashton returns for France clash

England head coach Eddie Jones has made two changes to the side that beat Ireland 32-20 last weekend for Sunday’s Six Nations encounter with France at Twickenham.

Courtney Lawes replaces Maro Itoje in the second row after the Saracens star picked up …


Soccer – Bhoys focus pleases Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers is happy with the way his Celtic side are dealing with the pressure of trying to win an eighth successive Scottish league title.

The Bhoys are six points clear at the top of the table, having maintained their advantage thanks to a 2-0…


Soccer – Pep praises City revival

Pep Guardiola heaped praise on his Manchester City side after a 2-0 victory at Everton lifted them back to the top of the Premier League table.

The Citizens are ahead of Liverpool on goal difference, although they have played one more game than the M…