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Sousa withdraws from Australian Open due to strict COVID-19 protocols

Sousa withdraws from Australian Open due to strict COVID-19 protocols


QPR 0-1 Derby County: Wayne Rooney's men secure second straight win

ADAM SHERGOLD AT THE KIYAN PRINCE FOUNDATION STADIUM: Rookie manager Wayne Rooney is getting results. This hard-fought win over Queens Park Rangers was their second in five days.


Motherwell plan Liam Polworth red card appeal for bad language as Aberdeen 'respond in right manner'

Graham Alexander says Motherwell will appeal against the red card shown to midfielder Liam Polworth in his side's 2-0 defeat by Aberdeen - if it is possible.


What Bolton Wanderers boss Ian Evatt said on Tranmere Rovers loss, referee and officiating decisions

The Wanderers boss has his say on the 2-1 loss against Rovers at Prenton Park


Bolton Wanderers player ratings vs Tranmere Rovers: Antoni Sarcevic good and Ryan Delaney poor

Here's how we rated the Wanderers players in the League Two clash at Prenton Park


Paul Merson "can't believe" Mikel Arteta decision as Arsenal crash out of FA Cup

Mikel Arteta opted to ring the changes for Arsenal's trip to Southampton but he was made to pay as the Saints dumped the holders out of the FA Cup


Jurgen Klopp must take his own Liverpool advice to see the best of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been forced into playing some players out of position this season but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain does not have to be one of them


Rangers plan to 'wrap up' Ryan Jack as Steven Gerrard purrs over goal

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has hailed the goalscoring return of Ryan Jack to his side and outlined plans to ensure the Scotland midfielder can avoid any further injury problems this season.


Crystal Palace could land Hodgson his new Van Aanholt in "terrific" £9m-rated colossus - opinion

Crystal Palace must move for Marseille left-back Jordan Amavi after he rejected a contract offer from the French Ligue 1 outfit.


Bruno Fernandes has sympathy for Liverpool's front three as he outlines similar role

An out of form Liverpool side travel to Man Utd in the FA Cup but Bruno Fernandes has expressed sympathy for their blunt attack as they struggle for goals


Cheltenham vs Man City LIVE: Result and reaction from Premier League fixture tonight

Manchester City travel to Whaddon Road to take on Cheltenham, who are currently seventh in League Two, while the Citizens are rolling under Pep Guardiola of late, having closed the gap at the top of the Premier League and now able to hit the front in top spot should they win their game in hand. A crucial 2-0 win over Aston Villa last time out sees City come into this contest high on confidence, though we can expect some significant rotation in...


Conor McGregor net worth: How much money does The Notorious make ahead of UFC 257 fight?

Conor McGregor is back in a rematch with Dustin Poirier to headline UFC 257 seven years on from their first meeting down at featherweight, a fight that saw The Notorious emerge with a crushing first-round knockout. McGregor may not have fought in 12 months since battering Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds, but he’s still be in the headlines, although, as his moniker suggests, perhaps for the wrong reasons. McGregor and Dana White did not see eye...


Swansea City's Steve Cooper gushes over 'excellent' Aston Villa loan man Conor Hourihane as boss gives Liam Cullen update after Nottingham Forest rout

Steve Cooper spoke about Aston Villa loanee Conor Hourihane, Liam Cullen and his Swansea City side's fine performance against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup


Toronto Blue Jays sign MLB star Springer on six-year contract

MLB World Series champion George Springer has signed a six-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.


Transfer news LIVE! Odegaard to Arsenal latest; Koulibaly picks Man Utd; Chelsea want Upamecano; rumours today

January transfer window - LIVE! The rumours continue to come thick and fast as we approach the latter stages of the window and clubs scramble to get business done in the Premier League and beyond. Arsenal have signed Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan until the end of the season, while Standard Sport understands they are increasingly confident that Martin Odegaard will also join on loan from Real Madrid. Mikel Arteta is also looking for another...


Man Utd could land another Fernandes for Solskjaer in "special" £300k-p/w playmaker - opinion

Manchester United could find another Bruno Fernandes in Inter Milan's Christian Eriksen.


Van Aert: Everyone has difficult times

Belgian hopes Tom Dumoulin can return stronger after unpaid leave of absence


Matip upgrade: Edwards must make £40m LFC move for beast who made 128 passes last game - opinion

Reported Liverpool transfer target showed his class and why he'd be better than Joel Matip with a superb display for RB Leipzig this week.


First Flow beats Politologue to claim emphatic win in Clarence House Chase

When Kim Bailey saddled Master Oats to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1995, completing a rare double at a single Festival as he did so having taken the Champion Hurdle two days earlier, it was obvious his next success at the highest level was only a matter of time. What was unthinkable was that the time would turn out to be more than a quarter of a century. As a result, the thrill of First Flow’s exuberant defeat of Politologue, last season’s...


Saïd Benrahma inspires West Ham to emphatic win over Doncaster

This year just keeps getting better for West Ham. A fifth win in succession ensured they reached the fifth round of the FA Cup for the first time since 2016, and they now face a meeting with the winners of Sunday’s showdown between Manchester United and Liverpool. Given how they are playing at the moment, they should fear neither. Goals from Pablo Fornals, Andriy Yarmolenko and the debutant Oladapo Afolayan, as well as an own goal from the...


Rangers legend Hateley praises Joe Aribo's 'happy feet' and urges position move

Mark Hateley won’t get tired of watching Joe Aribo’s slick sweep inside off the right Rangers’ wing and curling finish into the top corner against Ross County.


Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara could play for Arsenal 'standing on his head' says former boss

Glen Kamara was plucked from English football’s no man’s land by Neil McCann to ignite a football career that’s warming up for a Scottish league title and poised to star in the European Championships this summer.


Steven Gerrard savours Rangers' 'hell of a journey' as boss insists he's loving it amid rampant title charge

The Ibrox side restored their 23 point advantage over Celtic with a thumping 5-0 home victory over Ross County on Saturday.


How It Happened: Coleraine 2 Dungannon Swifts 0

Coleraine moved up to fifth in the Danske Bank Premiership as goals in either half from Aaron Jarvis and Eoin Bradley sealed a 2-0 win over Dungannon Swifts.


Aston Villa vs Newcastle - Premier League: live score and updates

The pressure is rising on Newcastle manager Steve Bruce, who has a tricky test against Aston Villa next up in the Premier League. Follow the action live with Sportsmail's Alex Bowmer.


Rory McIlroy eager to end long wait: I have to make it my turn

Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood are the main obstacles standing in the way of a first Rolex Series win for Rory McIlroy.


Michael O'Neill's Dream Team featuring four former Northern Ireland teammates

Some cracking players in here including Gazza


Swansea City midfielder George Byers secures Portsmouth loan move

The central midfielder will spend the rest of the season in League One


Ed Woodward’s ’15 minute demand’ says a lot about how Man Utd do transfer business

A LOOK BACK: Man Utd chief Ed Woodward gave Bournemouth just 15 minutes to make a decision after tabling a transfer bid for Josh King last January before moving on to sign Odion Ighalo


Crystal Palace prepared to let Christian Benteke leave

West Brom are thought to be interested in the Belgian striker, who's struggled for goals over the last few seasons


How the Rangers players rated in comfortable 5-0 Scottish Premiership win against Ross County

Rangers could afford to miss another first-half penalty from James Tavernier on the way to an emphatic 5-0 win over Ross County, with five different scorers at Ibrox.


Martin Odegaard to Arsenal: Mikel Arteta provides transfer update and responds to Emile Smith Rowe concern

Mikel Arteta expects to have a clearer picture of Arsenal’s pursuit of Martin Odegaard by Saturday evening as the Gunners seek to sign the Real Madrid playmaker on loan. Odegaard, 22, wants to go out on loan for the second half of the season for more playing time, and Real have accepted his demands. Real Sociedad, where Odegaard played last season, are interested in signing him - but Standard Sport understands Arsenal are in talks with Los...


Brighton ride their luck as Steven Alzate deflection knocks out Blackpool

Brighton moved into the FA Cup fifth round with a difficult win over lower-league opposition, edging past Blackpool 2-1 to end the League One club’s impressive cup run. After lovely first-half goals by Yves Bissouma and Gary Madine, only a deflected goal that last struck Steven Alzate separated the two sides. It would have been understandable if Blackpool had far less resistance to offer. Their day began with the announcement that the club had...


Udinese 0-0 Inter: Conte sent off as Nerazzurri miss chance to go top

Lautaro Martinez went closest to scoring for Inter as they were held to a 0-0 draw by lowly Udinese in Saturday's Serie A clash.


Hearts boss Robbie Neilson slates John Beaton as he rages 'you're not allowed to speak to him'

The Jambos manager was furious with Beaton's performance and earned a second yellow card as the final whistle blew.


Aberdeen 2 Motherwell 0: Polworth sees red as Steelmen go 13 games without a win

Graham Alexander's search for a first win as 'Well gaffer goes on after defeat to Dons


Tom Dumoulin: I really need the time to get things clear in my head

Dutch rider takes to Twitter to add more details for his decision to take a break from cycling


154 passes: £4m-rated WHU man slammed for taking “too many” touches lit up FA Cup win – opinion

Mark Noble lit up the stage as West Ham United beat Doncaster Rovers to book their place in the FA Cup fifth round for a trip to either Manchester United or Liverpool.


Liverpool and Man United 'dealt transfer blow in Musiala pursuit'

Sportsmail exclusively revealed last month that the Bundesliga and European champions had opened talks with the 17-year-old about a new deal worth in excess of £100,000-per-week.


2021 Team Preview: Jumbo-Visma Women's Team

New Dutch squad headed by Marianne Vos aiming for WorldTour status


Basham and Sharp on target as Sheffield United squeeze past Plymouth

Sheffield United have beaten more League One teams than Premier League sides this season and if that sorry statistic explains why their grip on their top-flight status is increasingly loose at least they have proof they can still see off those from the third-tier. Without that habit, Chris Wilder would never have gravitated to the elite and, four years on, they retain it. After chalking up 100 points in League One in 2016-17, United have now...


Belgium doctor risks Man City's wrath by claiming Kevin De Bruyne injury is "ideal"

The Belgian maestro faces six weeks on the sidelines in a huge blow to City's title chances, but Belgium says it is good news ahead of the Euros


Steven Gerrard shuts down Rangers title question as boss puts a big 'IF' on relentless push for glory

The Ibrox side re-established a 23 point gap over Celtic on Saturday as they demolished Ross County at Ibrox.


Anderson 'obsessed' with Carl Lewis, backing Root to lead England to new heights

James Anderson wants England to build a healthy lead in Galle, and revealed his dedication to staying at the forefront of the team's plans.


Milan 0-3 Atalanta: Ilicic inspires victory over Serie A leaders

Milan remain top of Serie A at the halfway stage, but their lead has been cut to two points after defeat to Atalanta.


Guardiola wants to see fewer top-flight teams after Super League news

Guardiola has also proposed that the number of teams should be cut in the EFL to prioritise 'quality over quantity' in a week which saw fresh plans revealed for a European Super League.


Ray wins Gravel and Tar Femme

Lucas, McMullen round out the podium


Bruce axes Shelvey, Hayden starts at centre-back in 4 changes: Predicted Newcastle XI – opinion

Steve Bruce has confirmed Newcastle are facing a string of injuries ahead of visiting Aston Villa, including Federico Fernandez, Fabian Schar and Ciaran Clark.


Steven Gerrard tactics show what Brendan Rodgers, Rafa Benitez and Gerard Houllier taught him

Gerard Houllier and Rafa Benitez oversaw 12 of Steven Gerrard's 17 seasons in the Liverpool first-team while he also took his first steps into coaching during the Jurgen Klopp era and now has Rangers flying in the Scottish Premier League


Arteta must ruthlessly axe £100k-p/w "problem", many Arsenal fans want him sold - opinion

Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe produced yet another shocking display in the FA Cup against Southampton.