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Soccer – Rodgers provides Pereira update

Brendan Rodgers has issued an upbeat injury bulletin on Leicester City right-back Ricardo Pereira, who should be back in first-team action after the November international break.

Pereira flew out with the rest of the squad to Greece for the 2-1 Europ…


Cricket – Broad eyes Ashes gold

England bowler Stuart Broad says winning the Ashes in Australia would be like the “Olympics” and insists he has no plans to retire.

Broad was left out of the England side for July’s first Test match of the summer against the West Indies back but was …


Soccer – Wilder – City still amongst the best

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder insists Manchester City are still a “world-class” side despite their slow start to the season ahead of Saturday’s Premier League meeting between the teams.

Pep Guardiola’s City, who finished second in the table l…


Tennis – Nishikori switches focus to 2021

Kei Nishikori has decided to end his injury-hit 2020 tennis season early in order to put his full focus on the 2021 campaign.

The former world number 4, currently ranked 37th, had elbow surgery in October 2019 and was not able to make his belated 202…


Soccer – Tuchel worried by Neymar injury

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel has revealed that Neymar could miss the club’s next few matches after picking up an injury during the 2-0 win over Istanbul Basaksehir.

The former Barcelona ace felt slight discomfort in his left thigh during th…


Soccer – Lampard hails Ziyech quality

Frank Lampard believes Chelsea have bought a player of “immense quality” in Hakim Ziyech after the summer arrival made his first start for the club in a convincing 4-0 success over Krasnodar in the Champions League.

Lampard was clearly impressed with…


Rugby Union – Ireland bring in Henshaw for France finale

Robbie Henshaw has been named in Ireland’s starting line-up in the only change to the side for Saturday’s crunch Six Nations game against France, who are 1/2 with bet365 to win the match.

A 50-17 win over Italy last weekend means a bonus-point win ag…


Soccer – Zidane won’t rush fit-again Hazard

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says he plans to slowly reintegrate Eden Hazard back into his first team plans after the Belgian’s first appearance of the season against Borussia Monchengladbach.

The 29-year-old came off the bench to play the final …


Soccer – Klopp bemoans Fabinho injury setback

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits an injury to Fabinho is the “the very last thing” the team needed after he went off during the Reds’ 2-0 Champions League victory over Midtjylland on Tuesday night.

The Anfield outfit, who are 7/1 with bet365 to win…


Boxing – Chisora planning a shock on fright night

Dereck Chisora believes that he will need to pull off one of the biggest wins of his career when he takes on Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday night if he is to set up a bout against Anthony Joshua.

Usyk is a former undisputed world cruiserweight champion …


Soccer – Doucoure talks up improving Toffees

Abdoulaye Doucoure believes Everton have taken a huge step forward this season and feels that should be regarded as a top six side.

The Carlo Ancelotti era is well and truly underway at Everton after a hugely positive start to the 2020-21 campaign.


Golf – McIlroy outlines sole Masters focus

Rory McIlroy’s next tournament appearance will be at the rescheduled Masters at Augusta National and he is optimistic about his chances despite a campaign of mixed results.

McIlroy is to skip competition in Houston and will spend his next two weeks r…


Tennis – Thiem positive ahead of Vienna defence

World number three Dominic Thiem says he is feeling “pretty good again” as he aims to become the first player since Jurgen Melzer in 2010 to successfully defend the Vienna Open title.

The 27-year-old has enjoyed a whirlwind couple of years on the ATP…


Soccer – More players must step up for Wolves

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo says more of his players must chip in in front of goal following his side’s frustrating 1-1 draw at home to Newcastle on Sunday.

Raul Jimenez’s superb strike gave Wolves the lead but a late-free kick from Jacob Mur…


Soccer – Klopp ready for Midtjylland battle

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool will have to be ready for a “proper fight” when his side host Midtjylland in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

The Reds managed to battle their way to a 1-0 win in Amsterdam against Ajax in their opening match of the …


Soccer – Reinvigorated Maddison glad to be back

Leicester City’s James Maddison is aiming to kick on after a spell on the sidelines that he admits brought “back the magic” of football.

The Foxes beat Ukrainian outfit Zorya Luhansk upon their return to continental action and both Maddison and winge…


Golf – Hatton shines on Zozo day one

Colombia’s Sebastian Munoz leads the field after the first round of the Zozo Championship, with Tyrrell Hatton just a shot off the pace.

Following his recent win at Wentworth, Hatton’s good run of form continues as he seeks his second PGA Tour title,…


Soccer – Ramos fit for Real

Under-fire Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has confirmed Sergio Ramos is fit for Saturday’s El Clasico with Barcelona.

The capital club lost their last league fixture 1-0 to newly-promoted Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium, despite amassing 75…


McIlroy has eyes on Zozo prize

Rory McIlroy says he is more focused on winning the Zozo Championship this week rather than preparing for The Masters.

The Northern Irishman is in action in California this week and insists he wants to come out on top overall and he’s not using the c…


Fernandinho injury rocks City

Pep Guardiola says Fernandinho will be out of action for four to six weeks in a blow to Manchester City’s title hopes this season.

Fernandinho came off the bench in the 85th minute against Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday but the Brazilian …