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Southampton boss Claude Puel stands by changes after goalless draw

Southampton manager Claude Puel insisted he had made the right decision to rest four key players for the clash with Hapoel Be'er Sheva.

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Football Association calls for full release of corruption information

The Football Association has requested "full and unfettered disclosure of all available material from the Daily Telegraph" in the wake of numerous corruption allegations made by the newspaper.

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Chris Coleman wants life bans for corruption

Wales manager Chris Coleman believes anyone caught "stealing money" from football should be "removed from the game permanently" in the wake of the latest series of corruption allegations.

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Eddie Howe and Alan Pardew committed to clubs despite 'ultimate' opening

Eddie Howe effectively ruled himself out of the running to replace Sam Allardyce as England manager on Thursday, insisting he would not countenance 'turning his back' on Bournemouth.

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England injury double blow as James Anderson and Mark Wood miss Bangladesh tour

England have suffered a double blow to their seam bowling ranks as James Anderson and Mark Wood were ruled out of the Bangladesh tour due to a recurrence of recent injuries.

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Danny Willett admits Ryder Cup debut tarnished by reaction to brother's comments

Rookie Danny Willett admits his first Ryder Cup has been tarnished by the furore over his brother's anti-American comments.

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Captain Darren Clarke drops Ryder Cup hint with Europe practice pairings

European captain Darren Clarke dropped a massive hint about his pairings for the opening session of the Ryder Cup on the final day of practice.

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Justin Rose loses 100 US dollars bet to American spectator

Justin Rose was unbeaten in the last Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, but the Olympic champion has already tasted defeat at Hazeltine - to an American spectator.

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Central contracts brings renewed emphasis on limited-overs cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board has overhauled its central contract system, bringing renewed emphasis on leading limited-overs players.

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Flanker headache for England coach Eddie Jones ahead of unveiling autumn squad

Eddie Jones will provide an insight into his plan to combat England's injury crisis at openside when he names a preliminary squad for his maiden autumn campaign as head coach.

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Southampton take point against stubborn Hapoel Be'er Sheva

Southampton secured a valuable point in their bid to progress to the Europa League's knockout stages with a 0-0 draw as Hapoel Be'er Sheva continued their extraordinary undefeated record at the Turner Stadium.

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Johanna Konta gracious in defeat as Petra Kvitova proves too strong in China

British number one Johanna Konta paid tribute to Petra Kvitova after the Czech knocked her out of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open at the quarter-final stage.

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Danny Willett apologises for insulting article written by his brother

Masters champion Danny Willett has apologised following the publication of an article written by his brother which describes American Ryder Cup fans as a "braying mob of imbeciles."

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United States captain Davis Love confident over choice to play morning foursomes

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love is confident he has not put his team at a disadvantage by opting to play morning foursomes at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

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Chris Froome speaks out about the use of TUEs in cycling

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has described the rules allowing athletes to take drugs that would normally be banned under sport's anti-doping rules as "open to abuse" and in need of urgent reform.

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Jordan Spieth hopes United States paint a pretty Ryder Cup picture at Hazeltine

Jordan Spieth is reminded of his first Ryder Cup by a painting of himself on the first tee at Gleneagles - but one thing he does not want to commemorate is the United States' poor record.

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Europe Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke happy to accept the tag of underdogs

Captain Darren Clarke is happy to accept the tag of underdogs as Europe go in search of an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup victory.

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England boss should be 'whiter than white', insists former FA chairman Greg Dyke

Former Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says the England manager has to be "whiter than white" - and questioned why Sam Allardyce was apparently negotiating a £ 400,000 payday when he was being paid £3million a year.

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Former England captains say Sam Allardyce has made Three Lions a laughing stock

Sam Allardyce's behaviour has made England the laughing stock of world football, former Three Lions skippers Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand claimed.

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USA captain Davis Love insists his comments about his team were misconstrued

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love insists his comments about selecting "the best golf team, maybe ever" were misconstrued - but he will still send his players out into battle on Friday with exactly the same message.

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