I will fight more than ever – Martinez

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:33 am

Everton boss Roberto Martinez says he is ready to “fight more than ever” as dissent grows among some of the club’s supporters.

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Australian prop Hoskins joins Irish

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:23 am

Australian prop Oliver Hoskins agrees a two-year deal to join London Irish next season from Western Force.

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Australian prop Hoskins joins Irish

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:23 am

Australian prop Oliver Hoskins agrees a two-year deal to join London Irish next season from Western Force.

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Schalk extends stay at Ross County

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:20 am

League Cup final hero Alex Schalk agrees a deal to stay in the Scottish Premiership with Ross County next season.

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Schalk extends stay at Ross County

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:20 am

League Cup final hero Alex Schalk agrees a deal to stay in the Scottish Premiership with Ross County next season.

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Newcastle sign Worcester hooker Sowrey

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:05 am

Newcastle Falcons sign hooker Ben Sowrey from Worcester Warriors for next season.

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What is at stake on Judgement Day?

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 7:08 am

Top four finishes and European qualification at stake in front of a record crowd at Welsh rugby’s Pro12 Judgement Day.

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‘Ranieri master of player psychology’

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:05 am

In her latest column, England and Chelsea Ladies forward Eniola Aluko talks about pressure, psychology and ‘doing a Leicester’.

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Leicester success no one-off – Mandaric

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:00 am

Leicester City’s success in the Premier League will be sustained, according to former owner Milan Mandaric.

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Who will win race to the Premier League?

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:59 am

BBC Sport assesses Burnley, Middlesbrough and Brighton – the three clubs chasing automatic promotion to the Premier League.

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Own goal? Africa’s shambolic sports management

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:57 am

The call for better management of sport is heard across Africa – often as a lament, more regularly as an outburst of barely contained frustration, writes the BBC’s Piers Edwards.

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Rowntree ‘craved’ coaching return

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:56 pm

Graham Rowntree says he has been “craving” a return to coaching, after being named as the new forwards coach at Harlequins.

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Watford to discuss Flores future

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:02 pm

Watford say they will discuss the future of their manager Quique Sanchez Flores at the end of the season.

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Atletico Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:27 pm

Saul’s solo goal gives Atletico Madrid a narrow advantage in their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.

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Police chief suspended over Hillsborough

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:03 pm

South Yorkshire Police’s chief constable David Crompton is suspended in the wake of the Hillsborough inquest findings.

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Birmingham City Ladies 2-1 Doncaster Rovers Belles

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:57 pm

Birmingham City Ladies beat Doncaster Rovers Belles to earn their first points of the Women’s Super League One season.

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Reading Women 1-2 Arsenal Ladies

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:48 pm

Arsenal Ladies move up to third in Women’s Super League One as they hold off Reading Women at Adams Park.

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Reading Women 1-2 Arsenal Ladies

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:48 pm

Arsenal Ladies move up to third in Women’s Super League One as they hold off Reading Women at Adams Park.

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Reading Women 1-2 Arsenal Ladies

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:48 pm

Arsenal Ladies move up to third in Women’s Super League One as they hold off Reading Women at Adams Park.

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Reading Women 1-2 Arsenal Ladies

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:48 pm

Arsenal Ladies move up to third in Women’s Super League One as they hold off Reading Women at Adams Park.

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Liverpool Ladies 1-2 Chelsea Ladies

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:29 pm

Chelsea Ladies return to the top of Women’s Super League One with a narrow win at Liverpool Ladies.

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Sakho will not fight failed drugs test

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:06 pm

Mamadou Sakho will not challenge the results of his failed drugs test and is not expected to play for Liverpool again this season.

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Marler and Farrell get two-week bans

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 4:50 pm

Harlequins’ Joe Marler and Saracens’ Owen Farrell both receive two-week bans after incidents during European games.

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Long-serving Grove to depart Worcester

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Worcester Warriors centre Alex Grove will leave at the end of the season after 10 years at the Premiership club.

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Crawley appoint Drummy as head coach

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 4:09 pm

League Two side Crawley Town name former Arsenal and Chelsea youth coach Dermot Drummy as their new head coach.

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The world’s most calamitous punter?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:40 pm

A football fan is labelled the “world’s most calamitous punter” – after losing 5p on a bet on the Foxes to win the Premier League.

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Forest Green part company with Pennock

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:37 pm

Promotion-chasing Forest Green Rovers part company with boss Ady Pennock – a week before the National League play-offs.

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Leicester’s Burns out for rest of season

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:34 pm

Leicester Tigers fly-half Freddie Burns will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury, which may need surgery.

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VIDEO: Scotland’s Player of the Year nominees

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:03 pm

Goals by Leigh Griffiths, Jonny Hayes, Kane Hemmings and Greg Stewart (UK only).

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Kingston to replace O’Shea at Quins

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:57 pm

John Kingston will replace Conor O’Shea as Harlequins director of rugby, and Graham Rowntree joins the coaching staff.

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Sinfield announces rugby retirement

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:35 pm

Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield is to retire from rugby at the end of the season – less than a year after switching codes from league to union.

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Simeone handed three-game La Liga ban

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone receives a touchline ban for appearing to instruct a ball boy to disrupt an opposition attack.

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Bale backs Real to reach European final

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:50 pm

Gareth Bale is upbeat about Real Madrid’s chances of progressing to the Champions League final at the expense of Manchester City.

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Griffiths among player award nominees

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:33 pm

Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths as well as Jonny Hayes, Kane Hemmings and Greg Stewart are nominated for PFA Scotland’s Player of the Year award.

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May praises Hillsborough families

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:27 pm

Home Secretary Theresa May praises the “extraordinary dignity and determination” of the Hillsborough families throughout their 27-year fight for truth.

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Killie playing to save jobs – Clark

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:09 pm

Lee Clark tells his Kilmarnock players the struggling club are fighting to save people’s jobs at Rugby Park.

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Hamilton primed to lose keeper McGovern

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Manager Martin Canning is realistic about the prospect of losing goalkeeper Michael McGovern and defender Ziggy Gordon.

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VIDEO: Highlights: Livingston 1-0 Rangers

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:49 am

David Currie reports as Scottish Championship winners Rangers are beaten by Livingston (UK only).

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Sinfield announces rugby retirement

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:48 am

Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield is to retire from rugby at the end of the season – less than a year after switching to union.

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VIDEO: Highlights: Hibernian 4-0 Dumbarton

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:34 am

James Keatings knocks in two early goals as Hibs ease past Dumbarton to move level on points with Falkirk (UK only).

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Injury forces Irish’s Rouse to retire

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:30 am

London Irish second row Nic Rouse is forced to retire from professional rugby due to a shoulder injury.

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Injury forces Irish’s Rouse to retire

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:30 am

London Irish second row Nic Rouse is forced to retire from professional rugby due to a shoulder injury.

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Nakarawa to leave Glasgow for France

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:27 am

Glasgow’s Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa will leave the club a year early to move to France, while hooker Kevin Bryce joins Edinburgh.

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Player to face referee attack charge

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:23 am

St Austell’s Marcus Martin is charged with improper conduct after allegedly attacking a referee during a game.

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Calls for Hillsborough accountability

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:20 am

Calls are being made for senior police officers to be held accountable for the deaths of 96 fans in the Hillsborough disaster.

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Steele would swap game time for wins

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:53 am

London Irish scrum-half Scott Steele would swap Premiership starts for wins in a season of conflicting fortunes.

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Steele would swap game time for wins

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:53 am

London Irish scrum-half Scott Steele would swap Premiership starts for wins in a season of conflicting fortunes.

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Steele would swap game time for wins

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:53 am

London Irish scrum-half Scott Steele would swap Premiership starts for wins in a season of conflicting fortunes.

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Keys to sing at Champions League Final

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:06 am

Singer Alicia Keys is to become the first major star to perform at the opening ceremony of the Champions League Final.

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Nakarawa to leave Glasgow for France

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:50 am

Glasgow’s Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa will leave the club a year before the end of his contract to join a French club next season.

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Portadown wait for appeal verdict

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:35 am

Portadown will learn the result of their appeal against a £10,000 fine and player signing ban on Friday.

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Pressure on Falkirk, says Hibs boss

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:26 am

Hibernian boss Alan Stubbs thinks Falkirk are the ones with it all to lose on the final day of the Championship.

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Rangers will ‘get it right’ for final

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:33 am

Rangers boss Mark Warburton thinks his side will recover their form in time for the Scottish Cup final.

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Wednesday’s Scottish Gossip

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:02 am

Celtic consider former Leicester manager, Rangers eye striker, Dundee may lose top-scorer on the cheap…

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Nothing to fear in Madrid – Pellegrini

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 10:47 pm

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he does not see Real Madrid as favourites after their 0-0 draw in the Champions League semi-final first leg.

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Manchester City 0-0 Real Madrid

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 9:59 pm

Joe Hart makes two brilliant late saves as Manchester City draw with Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.

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Detroit may soon have MLS team

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 9:36 pm

Two owners from basketball’s NBA announce they have joined forces in a bid to launch an MLS franchise in Detroit.

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Hull City 2-0 Brentford

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:49 pm

Harlee Dean’s own goal and Mohamed Diame’s strike earn Hull victory over Brentford in the Championship.

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AFC Wimbledon 0-1 Portsmouth

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:46 pm

Michael Smith’s goal helps Portsmouth secure their League Two play-off place with victory at AFC Wimbledon.

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Walsall 2-1 Shrewsbury Town

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:46 pm

Walsall secure a League One play-off place and close the gap on second-placed Burton to three points by beating Shrewsbury.

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Hibernian 4-0 Dumbarton

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:40 pm

James Keatings scores twice as Hibernian move level with second-top Falkirk with a fine win over Dumbarton.

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Livingston 1-0 Rangers

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:39 pm

Rangers’ slump in form continues as they lose to Livingston thanks to a goal from former Ibrox defender Craig Halkett.

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Racing prop suspended over Vegas trip

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:59 pm

Italy prop Martin Castrogiovanni is suspended by his club after he was pictured in Las Vegas last weekend.

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Hillsborough fans unlawfully killed

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:18 pm

Ninety-six football fans were unlawfully killed in the Hillsborough disaster, a jury finds – sparking jubilation and relief among families.

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Derry to host Drogs in FAI Cup opener

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:03 pm

Derry City will start their FAI Cup against Drogheda United in a second-round encounter at the Brandywell next month.

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Hillsborough inquests: The 96 who died

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:53 pm

Interactive facewall showing profiles, as new inquests conclude the 96 victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed.

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Bristol sign Bedford’s Fenton-Wells

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 5:59 pm

Bedford Blues confirm captain Nick Fenton-Wells is to join Championship rivals Bristol at the end of the season.

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Petrov hoping to play again as a pro

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 5:18 pm

Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov plans to play professionally again, four years after being diagnosed with leukaemia.

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Norwich & Sunderland fined after clash

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 3:58 pm

Norwich City and Sunderland are each fined £30,000 by the FA after players clashed during the Premier League match this month.

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Terrors chairman ‘open to takeover’

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 3:57 pm

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson is willing to listen to credible offers for his majority shareholding.

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Can futsal help Scottish football?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:42 pm

With Scotland set to play their first home futsal international, Alasdair Lamont explores the benefits of the five-a-side game.

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Can futsal help Scottish football?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:42 pm

With Scotland set to play their first home futsal international, Alasdair Lamont explores the benefits of the five-a-side game.

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Manager Keen leaves Colchester

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:25 pm

Kevin Keen leaves his position as Colchester United manager following their relegation from League One.

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Petrov hoping to play again as a pro

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 1:43 pm

Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov plans to play professionally again, four years after being diagnosed with leukaemia.

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Petrov hoping to play again as a pro

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 1:43 pm

Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov plans to play professionally again, four years after being diagnosed with leukaemia.

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Hillsborough disaster: Five key mistakes

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 1:25 pm

BBC News looks at five significant errors that could have helped prevent the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans.

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Birmingham Ladies sign defender Ewers

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Women’s Super League One side Birmingham City sign defender Marisa Ewers from Frauen Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.

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Birmingham Ladies sign defender Ewers

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Women’s Super League One side Birmingham City sign defender Marisa Ewers from Frauen Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.

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Scots manager of year nominees revealed

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:53 pm

Jim McIntyre, Mark Warburton, Peter Houston and Jim McInally are the PFA Scotland nominees for manager of the year.

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Scots manager of year nominees revealed

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:53 pm

Jim McIntyre, Mark Warburton, Peter Houston and Jim McInally are the PFA Scotland nominees for manager of the year.

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Ulster wing Bowe to miss Leinster game

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:13 pm

Ulster winger Tommy Bowe will miss Saturday’s key Pro12 game against Leinster after suffering a reaction to his knee injury.

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VIDEO: What happened at Hillsborough?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:10 pm

How a crush at a FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest developed, leading to the deaths of 96 football fans.

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VIDEO: What happened at Hillsborough?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:10 pm

How a crush at a FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest developed, leading to the deaths of 96 football fans.

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Wales lock Day to leave Bath for Japan

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:08 pm

Wales lock Dominic Day is to leave Premiership club Bath at the end of the season to join Japanese club Toyota Verblitz.

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Glasgow back-row Eddie retires

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:28 am

Glasgow Warriors back-row James Eddie announces his retirement from rugby with immediate effect.

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Fans’ trust aims to have Killie voice

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:11 am

Kilmarnock announce plans for the Killie Trust supporters’ society to have representation on the club’s board.

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Families await Hillsborough conclusions

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 9:44 am

Families of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough tragedy arrive in Warrington to hear the inquest jury’s conclusions on how and why they died.

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McAlpine critical of Tannadice signings

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 9:06 am

Dundee United must improve on their recent recruitment if they drop into the the Championship, says club legend Hamish McAlpine.

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Tottenham’s Alli could face ban

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:30 am

Tottenham’s Dele Alli could face a three-match ban after footage appears to show him punching West Brom’s Claudio Yacob.

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Tottenham’s Alli could face ban

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:30 am

Tottenham’s Dele Alli could face a three-match ban after footage appears to show him punching West Brom’s Claudio Yacob.

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England can whitewash Aussies – Lynagh

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:37 am

England are capable of completing a 3-0 whitewash over Australia this summer, says Wallabies great Michael Lynagh.

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Munster’s Costello takes Nottingham job

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:29 am

Munster assistant coach Ian Costello is named head coach of Championship side Nottingham on two-year deal.

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I have no rift with Ronaldo – Bale

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:28 am

Wales forward Gareth Bale insists there are no issues between him and his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo.

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I have no rift with Ronaldo – Bale

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:28 am

Wales forward Gareth Bale insists there are no issues between him and his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Leicester one win away from title

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:10 am

Leicester City will seal the most unlikely of Premier League titles if they beat Manchester United on Sunday at Old Trafford.

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‘Why De Bruyne holds key against Real’

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 5:12 am

Match of the Day pundit Danny Murphy says Kevin de Bruyne will be crucial for Manchester City in their Champions League semi-final.

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Hillsborough jury to reveal conclusions

Monday, April 25, 2016 at 11:05 pm

A jury will reveal its conclusions on how 96 football fans were fatally injured at the Hillsborough stadium in 1989.

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Leicester’s Vardy has ban extended

Monday, April 25, 2016 at 10:27 pm

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy receives an extra one-game ban for improper conduct and will miss Sunday’s visit to Manchester United.

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Leicester’s Vardy has ban extended

Monday, April 25, 2016 at 10:27 pm

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy receives an extra one-game ban for improper conduct and will miss Sunday’s visit to Manchester United.

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‘Tottenham not giving up on the title’

Monday, April 25, 2016 at 10:18 pm

Tottenham will not give up on the Premier League title despite dropping two points against West Brom, says Mauricio Pochettino.

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