VIDEO: Dublin and Savage on racism

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 9:42 am

Dan Walker is joined by Dion Dublin and Robbie Savage for this week’s Focus Forum to discuss racism in football.

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Everton play like Stoke – Gerrard

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 9:32 am

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard likens Everton’s long-ball tactics in Sunday’s Merseyside derby to Stoke.

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Bolton fail in coaches approach

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 9:23 am

Dougie Freedman says Bolton’s approaches for Lennie Lawrence and Curtis Fleming have been rejected by Crystal Palace.

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Cambridge City rise again for Dons rematch

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 9:01 am

Cambridge City come back from the “edge of oblivion” to meet MK Dons again in the FA Cup.

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FA investigates Clattenburg claim

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 8:17 am

The Football Association will investigate allegations made by Chelsea against referee Mark Clattenburg.

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Wales players’ poor form a worry

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 7:53 am

Wales’ players will need to perform better on the Test stage than they have recently at regional level says Emyr Lewis.

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Laudrup will keep Swans up – Rush

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 7:28 am

Ian Rush reveals gratitude to Michael Laudrup and backs his ex-Juventus team-mate to keep Swansea in the Premier League.

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Sheffield Utd 1-0 Portsmouth

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 9:39 pm

Sheffield United go second in League One as they extend their unbeaten start to the league season with victory over Portsmouth.

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VIDEO: Bolton squad fantastic – Freedman

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:19 pm

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman says their “fantastic squad” can get the club promoted to the Premier League.

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Ref Clattenburg ‘is not a racist’

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6:36 pm

Mark Clattenburg is not a racist, says friend and former referee George Courtney after claims made by Chelsea against the official.

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Murrayfield name change explored

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6:33 pm

Scottish Rugby considers renaming Murrayfield and says it could generate millions of pounds a year.

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Laudrup downplays Rodgers reunion

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 5:45 pm

Swansea’s game at Liverpool has no added significance despite the presence of Brendan Rodgers and Joe Allen, says Michael Laudrup.

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VIDEO: Final Score 2 – Programme 12

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Joel Taggart and Chris Morgan with the latest Irish Premiership highlights and analysis.

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Inverness chief upbeat on debts

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Inverness chairman Kenny Cameron says the club’s financial figures could have been worse despite almost doubling losses in the last year.

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Rennie ruled out for the season

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 4:47 pm

Bristol back Bryan Rennie is to miss the rest of the Championship season with suspected cruciate ligament damage.

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Striker Twigg signs for Portadown

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 4:23 pm

Irish Premiership club Portadown sign highly-rated striker Gary Twigg from Shamrock Rovers on a three-and-a-half year contract.

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Steward injury probed by police

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 4:16 pm

Police and Chelsea investigate reports that a steward was injured by objects thrown from the crowd during Manchester United game.

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England call up Mullan for Marler

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 3:37 pm

England call up Worcester prop Matt Mullan ahead of the autumn internationals as cover for Joe Marler, who is an injury doubt.

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No Guthrie bust-up – McDermott

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Reading manager Brian McDermott denies reports of a training ground rift with midfielder Danny Guthrie.

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Rooney nominated for Ballon d’Or

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 3:08 pm

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is the only British player named on Fifa’s shortlist for the best player of 2012.

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Charteris released for Australia

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Perpignan agree a deal to allow Wales lock Luke Charteris to face Australia but to miss the Test with Argentina.

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Coates back for Shield semi-final

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Crusaders captain Colin Coates returns from injury for Tuesday’s Co Antrim Shield semi-final against Linfield at Seaview.

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Profile of referee Clattenburg

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:30 pm

A profile of Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg following Chelsea’s accusation of his use of “inappropriate language”

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The two sides of Luis Suarez

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Liverpool’s controversial striker is in danger of attracting the sort of abuse that could obscure his talent

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Kompany rejects unrest at Mancini

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Vincent Kompany criticises reports claiming Manchester City players are disillusioned with manager Roberto Mancini.

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Kompany rejects unrest at Mancini

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Vincent Kompany criticises reports claiming Manchester City players are disillusioned with manager Roberto Mancini.

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Hill praises ‘try-saving’ Hodgson

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Worcester Warriors coach Richard Hill praises Paul Hodgson after his injury-time “try-saving” tackle against Sale.

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Hill praises ‘try-saving’ Hodgson

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Worcester Warriors coach Richard Hill praises Paul Hodgson after his injury-time “try-saving” tackle against Sale.

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Assistants ‘key’ in Clattenburg

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:15 pm

The assistant referees hold the key to Chelsea’s complaint against Mark Clattenburg, says ex-referee Graham Poll.

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Assistants ‘key’ for Clattenburg

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Chelsea’s complaint against Mark Clattenburg could hinge on the evidence of the assistant referees, says ex-referee Graham Poll.

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AUDIO: Lambert hijacks Pilkington interview

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert interrupts an interview between Norwich City midfielder Anthony Pilkington and BBC Radio Norfolk commentator Chris Goreham.

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AUDIO: Lambert hijacks Pilkington interview

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert interrupts an interview between Norwich City midfielder Anthony Pilkington and BBC Radio Norfolk commentator Chris Goreham.

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Baxter frustrated by Exeter loss

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Exeter Chiefs boss Rob Baxter says he is frustrated at the way his side played in their 23-15 loss at Bath.

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VIDEO: MOTD3: Are red teams better than blue?

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Colin Murray is joined by Graeme Le Saux and Alan Hansen for Match of the Day 3 to discuss who has the upper hand in derbies between red and blue teams.

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VIDEO: Are red teams better than blue?

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Colin Murray is joined by Graeme Le Saux and Alan Hansen for Match of the Day 3 to discuss who has the upper hand in derbies between red and blue teams.

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Laws replaces Knill at Scunthorpe

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:48 am

Scunthorpe United sack boss Alan Knill and bring in Brian Laws, who has managed the club twice before, to replace him.

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Lawrence admits Freedman loyalty

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:35 am

Lennie Lawrence will not be applying for the vacant Crystal Palace manager’s job, saying he is loyal to Dougie Freedman.

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Commons perplexed by Celtic loss

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 11:27 am

Kris Commons says a sluggish Celtic “looked like lost boys” in the defeat by Kilmarnock.

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Wilder says Chapman burnt nipple

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:52 am

Oxford United boss Chris Wilder reveals Adam Chapman almost missed Saturday’s game after burning his nipple on Friday.

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Burnley set to name Dyche as boss

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:31 am

Championship club Burnley are set to appoint former Watford boss Sean Dyche as their new manager, replacing Eddie Howe.

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Burnley set to name Dyche as boss

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:31 am

Championship club Burnley are set to appoint former Watford boss Sean Dyche as their new manager, replacing Eddie Howe.

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Bulls part company with Peters

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:20 am

Hereford United part company with director of football Gary Peters as part of “cost-cutting” exercises at Edgar Street.

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Bulls part company with Peters

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:20 am

Hereford United part company with director of football Gary Peters as part of “cost-cutting” exercises at Edgar Street.

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Robbie Savage: Talking Tactics

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 9:53 am

Why QPR’s resilience against Arsenal should give hope to manager Mark Hughes

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Cattermole in new Sunderland deal

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 9:39 am

Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole signs a new contract to keep him at the Wearside club until 2016.

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Mackay seeks ‘relentless’ Cardiff

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 8:42 am

Manager Malky Mackay calls on Cardiff to maintain the standard that delivered the “most complete performance” of the season on Saturday.

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Chelsea make Clattenburg claim

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 8:30 am

Chelsea make a formal complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg, alleging he used racial language against a player.

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Tremmel eager for Swans ‘chance’

Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:22 am

Gerhard Tremmel vows to take his chance when the reserve goalkeeper stands in for injured Swansea City number one Michel Vorm.

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Garth Crooks’s team of the week

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 9:53 pm

Do you agree with our expert’s selections for this week’s Premier League XI?

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Officials ruined game – Di Matteo

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 9:40 pm

Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo insists officials “ruined” their 3-2 defeat by title rivals Manchester United.

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Ulster quartet join Ireland squad

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 8:06 pm

Four Ulster players are added to the Ireland squad for the autumn internationals against South Africa, Fiji and Argentina.

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Ask Jeremy Guscott

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Do you have a question for the BBC rugby union expert about the autumn internationals or the weekend’s Premiership and Pro12 matches?

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VIDEO: Davies receives 50th birthday surprise

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 7:48 pm

Scrum V present resident pundit and former Wales dual-code rugby international Jonathan Davies with a special 50th birthday present

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Lawro’s Premier League predictions

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 7:19 pm

Mark Lawrenson goes head to head with former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Natalie Lowe

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VIDEO: Highlights – Edinburgh 28-29 Scarlets

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 7:12 pm

Scrum V highlights of Scarlets’s 29-28 Pro 12 win at Edinburgh.

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VIDEO: Ref got decisions wrong – Di Matteo

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 7:11 pm

Manager Roberto di Matteo is “not happy” after nine-man Chelsea lose 3-2 to Manchester United, saying the referee got “two key decisions wrong”.

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VIDEO: Hernandez happy with scoring form

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 7:06 pm

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is pleased to score the winning goal in a 3-2 win at Chelsea after coming off the substitutes’ bench.

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I can turn Saints around – Adkins

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:53 pm

Manager Nigel Adkins remains confident he will continue to be backed by the Southampton board after another defeat.

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VIDEO: Highlights – NG Dragons 19-46 Ulster

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm

Scrum V highlights of Ulster’s 46-19 Pro 12 win over Newport Gwent Dragons

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VIDEO: Striker gamble worked – Ferguson

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:41 pm

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is pleased with his decision to bring on substitute Javier Hernandez, after the striker scored the winning goal in a 3-2 win over nine-man Chelsea.

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VIDEO: Highlights – Ospreys 26-9 Connacht

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:38 pm

Pro12 highlights as Ospreys beat Connacht 26-9

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VIDEO: Highlights – Leinster 59-22 Cardiff Blues

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:35 pm

Scrum V highlights of Leinster’s 59-22 Pro 12 win over Cardiff Blues.

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Chelsea 2-3 Man Utd

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:19 pm

Manchester United overcome nine-man Chelsea 3-2 in an incident-packed encounter at Stamford Bridge.

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VIDEO: Southampton remain united – Adkins

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:18 pm

Nigel Adkins says everyone involved with Southampton is “pulling in the same direction,” after seeing his side lose their seventh game of the season, going down 2-1 at home to Tottenham.

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VIDEO: Villas-Boas pleased with Spurs display

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 6:04 pm

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is happy with his sides mental strength following their 2-1 victory away to Southampton in the Premier League.

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AUDIO: Error cost Welsh point – Jones

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:57 pm

London Welsh head coach Lyn Jones tells BBC London 94.9 his side showed good character in their match against Wasps but a late error cost them a losing bonus point.

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AUDIO: Error cost Welsh point – Jones

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:57 pm

London Welsh head coach Lyn Jones tells BBC London 94.9 his side showed good character in their match against Wasps but a late error cost them a losing bonus point.

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Newcastle 2-1 West Brom

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:49 pm

Papiss Cisse’s deflected injury-time winner gives Newcastle a barely deserved victory against West Bromwich Albion.

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VIDEO: Shane Williams in Japan – Part 1

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:42 pm

BBC Wales’s Scrum V reporter Gareth Charles visits Wales’s record international try-scorer Shane Williams in Japan.

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VIDEO: Shane Williams in Japan – Part 1

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:42 pm

BBC Wales’s Scrum V reporter Gareth Charles visits Wales’s record international try-scorer Shane Williams in Japan.

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Suarez deserved red card – Moyes

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:39 pm

Everton manager David Moyes says Liverpool’s Luis Suarez should have been sent off for his foul on Sylvain Distin.

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London Wasps 29-19 London Welsh

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:34 pm

Two tries apiece from Christian Wade and Tom Varndell hand Wasps victory over London Welsh in their first league meeting.

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Southampton 1-2 Tottenham

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:29 pm

Gareth Bale and Clint Dempsey score as Tottenham survive a Southampton fightback to go fourth in the Premier League.

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VIDEO: Spurs fans squabble over shirt

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:21 pm

Tottenham fans battle for Brad Friedel’s shirt following the 2-1 win over Southampton.

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VIDEO: Moyes hails Everton ‘character’

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Everton manager David Moyes says his side showed ”great character” to recover from a two-goal deficit to secure a point in the 219th Merseyside derby against Liverpool, which ended 2-2 at Goodison Park.

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VIDEO: Suarez ‘goal’ should have stood – Rodgers

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 4:27 pm

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes Luis Suarez’s late strike in the Merseyside derby should have been allowed to stand, instead of being disallowed.

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London Irish 28-31 Harlequins

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 4:22 pm

A controversial last-minute Tom Casson try ensures Harlequins regain top spot in the Premiership with victory over London Irish.

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Dons hope to extend deals for duo

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Aberdeen are confident teenage forwards Ryan Fraser and Cammy Smith will sign new deals soon.

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Everton 2-2 Liverpool

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Everton fight back from 2-0 down to draw with arch-rivals Liverpool in a pulsating Merseyside derby at Goodison Park.

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Edinburgh targets Newport changes

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Justin Edinburgh says he will replace any players who are “not good enough” to maintain Newport’s promotion hopes.

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Clyde 0-2 Rangers

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Goals by Dean Shiels and Lee McCulloch give Rangers’ their first away league win this season against 10-man Clyde.

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Davies talks down Blues pressure

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Coach Phil Davies dismisses any pressure after the Cardiff Blues concede the most points in their history at Leinster.

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SA recall Brits for autumn Tests

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 1:54 pm

Saracens hooker Schalk Brits returns to the South Africa squad for the autumn Tests but Bryan Habana misses out with injury.

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Stoke’s Wilson suffers broken leg

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Stoke City defender Marc Wilson suffers a broken leg in the Potters’ 0-0 draw with Sunderland on Saturday.

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Swansea suffer Vorm injury blow

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 11:30 am

Swansea City confirm goalkeeper Michel Vorm could be out for up to eight weeks after he was carried off in their loss at Manchester City.

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Begiristain appointed by Man City

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 10:13 am

Manchester City recruit former Barcelona technical director Txiki Begiristain as director of football in a management restructure.

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Croft upset at false racism claim

Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 7:39 am

Oldham’s Lee Croft says false claims he racially abused a ball boy at Sheffield United have damaged football’s anti-racism campaign.

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Chelsea may lose Cole and Lampard

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 10:57 pm

Manager Roberto Di Matteo says Chelsea must agree new deals with Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard or face losing them.

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Stoke 0-0 Sunderland

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 8:30 pm

Sunderland are denied a penalty in a goalless encounter with fellow draw specialists Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.

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Wilshere revels in Arsenal return

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 8:19 pm

Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere says he “was running around smiling” in delight after his first league appearance for 17 months.

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Arsenal’s winner offside – Hughes

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:36 pm

QPR manager Mark Hughes criticises the referee after claiming Mikel Arteta was offside when he scored Arsenal’s winner.

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Leinster 59-22 Cardiff Blues

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Brian O’Driscoll suffers an ankle injury as Leinster crush a dismal Cardiff Blues in the Pro12 clash at the RDS.

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VIDEO: Swansea must take chances – Laudrup

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:29 pm

Manager Michael Laudrup says Swansea must take their chances after they lose 1-0 to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

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VIDEO: Mancini urges City to ‘keep calm’

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:28 pm

Roberto Mancini urges Manchester City to “keep calm” and continue working together after they beat Swansea 1-0.

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AUDIO: Davies proud at Gloucester win

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:11 pm

Gloucester’s director of rugby Nigel Davies tells BBC Radio Gloucestershire that he was proud of his team’s performance as they beat Leicester 27-21.

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Dunfermline 3-0 Cowdenbeath

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Dunfermline beat Cowdenbeath to top Division One – but only after a replacement official is found at half-time.

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Treviso 13-24 Glasgow Warriors

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 6:59 pm

Tommy Seymour runs in two opportunist tries as Glasgow grind out a tough win on a wet night in Italy.

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Man City 1-0 Swansea

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 6:32 pm

Manchester City stutter to an unconvincing win over Swansea as the Premier League champions move into second in the table.

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AUDIO: Mallinder not disheartened at loss

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 6:17 pm

Northampton Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder tells BBC Radio Northampton that they are “not going to get disheartened” despite their home defeat by Saracens.

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Gloucester 27-21 Leicester

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 6:04 pm

Gloucester hold out against Leicester to post a fifth Premiership win of the season in a tumultuous clash at Kingsholm.

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