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FAW chief to face no further action over Wales boss comment

Football Association of Wales chief executive Jonathan Ford will face no disciplinary action over his comment that the next manager of Wales would “definitely not” be English.

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A goal from Romelu Lukaku, centre left, was enough to get Manchester United back to winning ways against Bournemouth

Phil Jones encouraged by United spirit in Bournemouth victory

Phil Jones believes Manchester United showed fight and courage to get back on track after being rocked by the “magnitude” of their derby defeat.

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Jose Mourinho has until 6pm on December 18 to respond to the request (Martin Rickett/PA)

Jose Mourinho asked to explain pre-Manchester derby comments

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked by the Football Association to provide his observations on comments he made ahead of last weekend’s derby against Manchester City.

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Loris Karius replaced Simon Mignolet on Wednesday night

Karius keen to ‘battle’ for Liverpool number one spot

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius is keen to reignite the battle to become Jurgen Klopp’s first choice.

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Great Britain?s Matthew Hudson Smith is accosted by a member of the crowd during day 10 of the World Championships in the summer

Attendances soar to five-year high, analysis shows

Nearly 75 million tickets were sold for UK sports events in 2017 – the highest total since London hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin is staying at Everton

Dominic Calvert-Lewin signs new Everton contract

Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin has signed a new long-term deal with the Premier League club.

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England's Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow shake hands after bringing up their 200 run partnership during day two of the Ashes Test match at the WACA Ground, Perth (Jason O'Brien/PA)

First Ashes century for Bairstow as England pile on more runs in third Test

Jonny Bairstow followed Dawid Malan to a century as England piled on more runs towards their Ashes fightback in the third Test.

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Maro Itoje is a big player for England

England forward Maro Itoje set to return from injury in time for Six Nations

Maro Itoje will be available for the start of England’s Six Nations title defence after Saracens revealed he faces a maximum of four more weeks in rehabilitation.

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Romelu Lukaku (centre left)  celebrates the winner (Martin Rickett/PA)

Romelu Lukaku strike gives Manchester United victory over Bournemouth

Romelu Lukaku hit back at his critics with the only goal of the game as Manchester United beat Bournemouth 1-0 in the Premier League.

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Dawid Malan's maiden Test century is also the first of England's Ashes campaign (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Dawid Malan enjoyed maiden Test century despite Australia’s imposing pacemen

Dawid Malan enjoyed every minute of the Australia pace barrage he had to withstand on his way to a maiden hundred which has breathed new belief into England’s Ashes campaign.

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David Silva celebrates his second goal (Nick Potts/PA)

Manchester City create history with 15th straight win after hammering Swansea

Manchester City set a new Premier League record of 15 consecutive wins with a 4-0 victory at bottom club Swansea.

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Tony Martin, pictured, has spoken out about Chris Froome's adverse drugs test  (David Davies/PA)

Chris Froome should be suspended, says ‘angry’ German rival Tony Martin

Four-time world time trial champion Tony Martin has called the decision not to suspend Team Sky leader Chris Froome immediately for his adverse drugs test a “scandal”.

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Wladimir Klitschko has auctioned off the robe he wore in his final fight

Klitschko auctions robe containing Joshua fight prediction

Wladimir Klitschko has raised £160,000 from the sale of the robe he wore in his final professional fight against Anthony Joshua.

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Dawid Malan hit a brilliant century (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Australia v England – story of day one

Dawid Malan harnessed England’s fleeting anger at Mark Stoneman’s controversial dismissal as his maiden Test century gave them the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth.

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Ian Botham in action for Scunthorpe during his playing days

Sir Ian Botham named Scunthorpe president

Sir Ian Botham has been appointed club president of Scunthorpe.

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Top Notch and Daryl Jacob on the way to winning he Peterborough Chase

Easy for Top Notch in rearranged Peterborough Chase

It is easy to see why Top Notch is such a favourite with trainer Nicky Henderson after he set up a return to the top table with victory in the Peterborough Chase at Taunton.

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Dawid Malan, left, and Jonny Bairstow shared an unbroken stand of 174 (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Ashes day one – in pictures and social

Dawid Malan’s maiden Test century gave England the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth.

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Mauricio Pochettino is in confident mood ahead of Manchester City clash (Daniel Hambury/PA Wire)

No negative thoughts from Pochettino before Tottenham’s game at Manchester City

Mauricio Pochettino insists containing Manchester City will not be on his mind on Saturday as he believes Tottenham can beat the Premier League’s unbeaten leaders.

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Jack Wilshere made his first Premier League start for Arsenal since May 2016 in Wednesday's draw at West Ham.

Jack Wilshere waiting for Arsenal to make their move with contract talks

Jack Wilshere is no nearer to signing a new contract despite making his long-awaited return to Arsenal’s Premier League starting line-up in Wednesday’s draw at West Ham.

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Serge Aurier (centre) celebrates the winner (Nigel French/PA)

Aurier and Son goals see Tottenham move back into top four

Tottenham climbed back into the Premier League’s top four as Serge Aurier’s fluke-goal and a header from Son Heung-min sealed a 2-0 victory over Brighton.

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