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Soccer – Juve switch pays off for Ronaldo

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is 100 per cent happy he made the right decision in leaving Real Madrid to join Juventus in the summer.

The 33-year-old forward ended a nine-year stay in the Spanish capital by heading to Turin, where he has set…


Soccer – Jose issues Pogba challenge

Midfielder Paul Pogba has been challenged to make the most of his opportunity when he starts for Manchester United against Valencia in the Champions League.

France ace Pogba came off the substitutes bench during the 2-2 Premier League draw with Arsen…


Snooker – Rocket has Hendry in his sights

Ronnie O’Sullivan is eager to try and match the seven World Championships won by Stephen Hendry, following his seventh UK Championship triumph.

O’Sullivan set a new record of 19 Triple Crown titles by defeating Northern Irishman Mark Allen 10-6 in Yo…


Cricket – Moxon hails Root influence

Director of cricket Martyn Moxon is delighted to see England Test captain Joe Root sign a three-year contract extension to keep him at Yorkshire until the end of the summer of 2022.

The 27-year-old right-hander is unlikely to feature too many times f…


Soccer – Ranieri: Confidence rise is key

New Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri accepts that there is still plenty of work to be done, despite having made a positive start to his time in charge at Craven Cottage.

The former Leicester City and Chelsea boss has overseen a win, a loss and a draw i…


Soccer – Hughton remains level-headed

Brighton head coach Chris Hughton is determined not to get carried away, having seen his side win five of their last eight Premier League games.

The Seagulls defeated Crystal Palace 3-1 on Tuesday evening to move up into the top half of the table, wi…


Soccer – Henderson ignores Citizens

Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson has told his team-mates to remain focused on the job in hand and not be too concerned about table-topping Manchester City.

The Citizens are currently two points ahead of the Merseysiders and Henderson believes it in…


Soccer – Nuno keen to maintain standards

Nuno Espirito Santo warned that his Wolves side still have a ‘long way to go’ despite ending a six-game winless run with a 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Molineux.

Second-half goals from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota completed a superb turnaround for the …


Soccer – Sarri slams Blues attitude

Head coach Maurizio Sarri admitted to being hugely concerned by the performance of his side in their 2-1 defeat to Wolves at Molineux.

The Italian was particularly worried by the lack of reaction shown when the hosts drew level on the hour mark, with…


Soccer – Pellegrini thinks Hammers are on the right track

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini believes his team are improving with each game they play.

The Hammers followed up Saturday’s impressive 3-0 victory at Newcastle United by defeating Cardiff City 3-1.
West Ham scored three times at the start…


Soccer – Hasenhuttl handed task of lifting Saints

Southampton are hopeful that new manager Ralph Hasenhuttl will bring the good times back to St Mary’s.

The 51-year-old Austrian, who replaces Mark Hughes, has penned a two-and-a-half-year deal with Saints, who are 3/1 with bet365 to be relegated this…


Soccer – Murray’s injury mars Seagulls’ success

Brighton striker Glenn Murray could miss Saturday’s Premier League match at Burnley after picking up a shoulder injury during the 3-1 victory against Crystal Palace.

The veteran Seagulls star had to be substituted in the first half of the Amex Stadiu…


Soccer – Content Azpilicueta inks new Chelsea deal

Cesar Azpilicueta has penned a new contract that will ensure he remains at Chelsea for a decade.

The 29-year-old Spain international, who moved to Stamford Bridge from Marseille in the summer of 2012, is now under contract with the Blues until the en…


Soccer – Dyche: January won’t be a walk in the park

Burnley boss Sean Dyche does not think it will be easy for him to strengthen his struggling squad in the January transfer window.

The Clarets finished seventh in the Premier League last term but are currently 19th having lost nine of their first 14 t…


Soccer – Mourinho keen to go on good run

Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United can still finish in the top four this season but only if they embark on a good run of results.

United are eight points behind fourth-placed Arsenal, who visit Old Trafford on Wednesday, after being forced to c…


Soccer – Guardiola reveals Aguero woe

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed his side might have to do without striker Sergio Aguero for their upcoming games against Watford and Chelsea.

The Argentine international was rested for Saturday’s 3-1 home win over Bournemouth due to a…


Rugby Union – Rennie happy with Glasgow character

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie feels his side showed great character to secure their 29-20 victory over the Scarlets, having played much of the match with 14 men.

The hosts saw prop Alex Allen sent off for a high tackle after 19 minutes but …


Soccer – Keane issues Pickford defence

Everton defender Michael Keane has defended his goalkeeper Jordan Pickford after his error handed Liverpool a late winner in Sunday’s Merseyside derby.

The hard-fought contest appeared to be heading towards a goalless draw when Virgil van Dijk’s slic…


Soccer – Unfortunate Sanchez set for long lay-off

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho accepts that he will be without Alexis Sanchez for a long time.

The Chile international suffered a hamstring problem in training and appears to have played his last game of the year.
Mourinho, who did not include…


Soccer – Coleman desperate to end dismal derby run

Seamus Coleman accepts that Everton need to do their talking on the pitch when they bid to end their appalling recent record in Merseyside derbies by beating Liverpool on Sunday.

Everton, who have not emerged victorious at Anfield since 1999, are six…