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Sam Curran gets England call as Joe Root replacement

Sam Curran will join brother Tom in England’s Twenty20 squad after being called up for the next month’s Trans-Tasman Series.

Australian Open Tennis

Kyle Edmund was tipped to have a bright future – as a cricketer

Australian Open semi-finalist Kyle Edmund was tipped by his schoolteachers to have a bright sporting career – as a professional cricketer.

Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring Manchester City's second of the evening

Bristol City v Manchester City – story of the match

Manchester City are through to the final of the Carabao Cup following a 3-2 second-leg victory against Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

Seamus Coleman was back in action for Everton

Seamus Coleman returns to action for Everton

Everton defender Seamus Coleman made his long-awaited return to action in the Under-23’s Premier League Cup clash with Portsmouth.


Wayne Bennett could be given four-year contract to stay as England coach

Veteran Wayne Bennett will be handed a four-year contract if he is re-appointed as England head coach.

Woakes wants to rain on Australian party on the way to whitewash

Woakes wants to rain on Australian party on the way to whitewash

Chris Woakes wants England to ruin Australia Day celebrations in Adelaide by winning a fourth consecutive one-day international and paving the way for a historic whitewash.

Bristol City v Manchester City ? Carabao Cup ? Semi Final ? Second Leg ? Ashton Gate

Pep Guardiola dreaming of Wembley win after Manchester City victory

Pep Guardiola is dreaming of being a Wembley winner again after Manchester City booked their place in the Carabao Cup final.

Antonio Conte's Chelsea take on Arsenal on Wednesday

Antonio Conte: This is already a good season for Chelsea

Antonio Conte insists Chelsea’s season will be considered a success – even if it finishes without a trophy.

Phil Neville is facing criticism for a Twitter post

New England women’s head coach Phil Neville under fire for historic tweet

An historical tweet posted by Phil Neville could land the new head coach of the England women’s team in hot water.

Soccer ? UEFA Champions League ? Group H ? Valencia v Zenit Saint Petersburg ? Estadi de Mestalla

Phil Neville named head coach of England Women

Phil Neville has been appointed head coach of England Women until the end of the 2021 UEFA Women’s Championships, the Football Association has announced.

Lassana Diarra has returned home to Paris St Germain

Paris St Germain snap up ex-France midfielder Lassana Diarra on free transfer

Paris St Germain have signed former France midfielder Lassana Diarra on an 18-month contract.

nominated for European player of the year

Owen Farrell is the only English candidate for top European award

Owen Farrell is the only English presence on the list of nominees announced for European player of the year for 2018.

Kenedy's versatility impressed Newcastle

Newcastle sign Chelsea’s Kenedy on loan for the rest of the season

Newcastle United have signed Chelsea winger Kenedy on loan for the remainder of the season.

Soccer ? Barclays Premier League ? Aston Villa v Manchester United ? Villa Park

5 things in Phil Neville’s in-tray

Phil Neville is the new manager of England Women after the Football Association finally settled on a successor to Mark Sampson.

Donald Trump

United bid for 2026 World Cup hopes economics will offset anti-Trump sentiment

The United States-led bid for the 2026 World Cup is hoping the “economic certainty” it offers the global football family will trump any possible concerns about America’s current leadership.

Zinedine Zidane has called on Real Madrid supporters to get behind Karim Benzema

Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid fans must back Karim Benzema

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has called on the club’s supporters to get behind Karim Benzema after the France international was whistled.

Lee Selby will defend his IBF world featherweight title in May

Selby to face Warrington on May 19

Lee Selby’s IBF featherweight title defence against Josh Warrington has been confirmed for May 19.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has signed a new long-term contract (Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport).

Sean Dyche signs new four-and-a-half-year contract at Burnley

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has extended his stay at Turf Moor by signing a new four-and-a-half-year contract.

Kyle Edmund is stunned to reach his first grand slam semi-final

Kyle Edmund making sure he takes it all in after Australian Open success

Kyle Edmund made sure he soaked up the enormity of his achievements after stunning third seed Grigor Dimitrov to reach his first grand slam semi-final.

Scott Lawson has not played for Scotland in four years

Scott Lawson always hoped for Scotland recall

Scott Lawson says he never gave up hope of a Scotland recall after being named in Gregor Townsend’s NatWest 6 Nations squad.

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