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Lean Mako Vunipola hungry to return for England against Ireland

• Prop has been out since May with hamstring injury• Vunipola at lowest weight since 2016 Australia tourNo England player is keener to run around a rugby field this bank holiday weekend than Mako Vunipola, who is set to make his long-awaited comeback f…

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Bury on the brink of expulsion after fifth League One match is suspended

• Club have until Friday to meet EFL’s financial deadline• Tranmere match off, Sheffield Wednesday awarded cup tieBury have now had five of their League One matches suspended this season after the English Football League postponed Saturday’s game at Tr…

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David Beckham’s MLS stadium site contaminated by arsenic, says report

Soil samples found barium and lead levels above legal limitsFindings could hike cleanup costs to $50m at proposed siteAn environmental report poses a new problem for the proposed site of David Beckham’s Major League Soccer stadium in Miami: Tests show …

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England’s Jimmy Anderson takes two wickets in Ashes comeback bid

• Seamer bowls two spells for Lancashire second XI• Anderson returns to Old Trafford for recovery sessionJimmy Anderson bowled nine overs and took two wickets for Lancashire’s second team when he began his Ashes comeback attempt on Tuesday.The England …

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Players’ union urges action on mental health after Kearnan Myall speaks out

• RPA says 10% of Premiership players phone helpline every year• Majority have mental health problems after retiring – surveyRugby’s players’ union has called for urgent action to be taken to protect players’ mental wellbeing following stark warnings f…

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Fast bowlers have not hit a new peak – they’ve just reached a plateau | Andy Bull

There is a school of thought that bowlers such as England’s Jofra Archer are bound to be faster now, simply because of the advances in sport science – reality suggests something differentAt 96mph the ball travels from the bowler to the batsman in the b…

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Jason Roy’s future lies in batting down the order, says Trevor Bayliss

• Surrey man has struggled as opener in Ashes series• ‘He’s doing a job for the team at the moment’Trevor Bayliss is not known to be an Eric Morecambe fan but when asked about England’s lineup for the third Ashes Test, the coach essentially claimed the…

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Tiger Woods needs alchemy to keep rust-inducing schedule at bay | Ewan Murray

The 15-times major winner is missing at East Lake raising questions over his ability to compete next seasonIt was the best of times to precede the best of times. That Tiger Woods had lived through the worst of times merely added to the cacophony of emo…

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Mark Robinson steps down as coach of England Women after Ashes rout

• Former Sussex coach guided team to 2017 World Cup victory• Assistant coach Alastair Maiden takes temporary chargeMark Robinson is to step down as the England Women’s coach after “a wonderful four years” ended with defeat in the Ashes.The 52-year-old …

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Kevin MacDonald leaves Aston Villa following bullying investigation

• Coach’s behaviour probed after complaint from Gareth Farrelly• Villa issue statement apologising to all former players affectedThe Aston Villa youth coach Kevin MacDonald has left the club “with immediate effect” following an investigation into alleg…

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‘Blows my mind’: Cleveland’s Baker Mayfield drags Giants for Daniel Jones pick

Outspoken quarterback trashes Giants’ lofty selection of JonesJones expected to begin season on bench behind Eli ManningBaker Mayfield offered his usual no-holds barred opinion when discussing the Giants drafting of Daniel Jones, telling GQ he “can’t b…

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Bolton facing points deduction after postponing Doncaster match

• League One club set to be referred to independent commission• Bolton facing another points deduction if guilty of misconductBolton face another points deduction from the EFL after unilaterally postponing Tuesday’s League One home game with Doncaster….

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‘Come off social media’: Phil Neville calls for boycott to combat racism – video

Phil Neville has called for the football community to boycott social media in an attempt to combat racist abuse received by players. ‘I’ve lost total faith in whoever runs these social media departments, so I just wonder whether now as a football commu…

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Yakou Méïté: ‘People think they can say what they want, even if it’s racist’

The Reading striker was racially abused on social media after missing a penalty – and decided to publish the messagesEven 24 hours on Yakou Méïté is struggling to comprehend the events of Sunday afternoon. “I was happy because we had won but personally…

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Fifa Puskás Award 2019: breakdown of the 10-strong shortlist

Fifa has released a 10-goal shortlist, featuring Billie Simpson of Cliftonville Ladies, Lionel Messi and Andros TownsendThe Puskás Award, named after the Hungary legend, is given to the best goal scored in the last 12 months. Notable winners include Cr…

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The Fiver | Rubbing their knees in anticipation of a ferocious takedown

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Everyone agrees that Paul Pogba is selfish. The evidence is damning. For Manchester United supporters, the memory of Pogba selfishly scoring the opening goal in their side’s Big Vase final victory rema…

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England focused despite Smith’s withdrawal from third Ashes Test – video

England coach Trevor Bayliss admitted that ‘it’s not going to get down to necessarily one player on either side’ as Steve Smith withdrew from the third Test of the Ashes. The Australian batsman has been in outstanding form throughout the series but has…

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Ashes: Steve Smith ruled out as Australia try to fill ‘unfillable shoes’ – video

Australia’s Steve Smith has been ruled out of Thursday’s third Ashes Test following a delayed concussion inflicted by a Jofra Archer bouncer. Speaking on Tuesday, coach Justin Langer said that ‘when you take your best players out, it always has an impa…

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Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse

• England women’s coach responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in respon…

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The Dutch model of developing young footballers: let them sink or swim

The best teenagers at Ajax, PSV, AZ and Utrecht do not play in a youth league. They face men in the country’s second divisionBy Gavin Willacy for Playing in the ShadowsDespite Ajax going desperately close to reaching the Champions League final, the Ere…