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Manchester United academy still a class above the rest, study shows

Manchester United’s academy made the single biggest contribution to last season’s Premier League of any youth set-up, a Press Association Sport study has found.

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Danny Willett and Ian Poulter make early running on first morning of the Open

Danny Willett and Ian Poulter make early running on first morning of the Open

English duo Danny Willett and Ian Poulter made the early running on the first day of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

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England call up uncapped Essex batsman Tom Westley for third Test

Essex batsman Tom Westley will replace the injured Gary Ballance in next week’s third Investec Test against South Africa and could be joined in the England side by a second newcomer, Middlesex’s Dawid Malan.

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Poulter and Rose set early pace during tough opening to Open

English pair Ian Poulter and Justin Rose made the early running at the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

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Sammi Kinghorn claims second medal in London

Sammi Kinghorn reflected on her “darkest days” after claiming her second medal of the World Para Athletics Championships on Wednesday’s sixth day of competition at the London Stadium.

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Ian Poulter sets clubhouse lead during tough start to Open

Nine years after finishing second in the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, Ian Poulter made the ideal start in his bid to go one better at the same venue.

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5 things about Essex batsman Tom Westley

Tom Westley has been selected to fill the gap left by Gary Ballance’s injury at number three in the Oval Test.

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Henrik Stenson pleased with steady start to Open defence

Open champion Henrik Stenson was pleased with the start of his title defence after shooting one under par in his opening round at Royal Birkdale.

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Jordan Spieth gives himself almost top marks after opening round

Two-time major winner Jordan Spieth gave himself nine out of 10 after beginning his bid to secure the third leg of a career grand slam in impressive fashion in the 146th Open Championship.

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Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Barcelona are lining up a move for Monaco star Kylian Mbappe as a potential replacement for Neymar, reports the Daily Mail.

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Froome stretches lead as former ski jumper conquers Tour’s highest peak

Chris Froome ticked off the first of two major Alpine stages in the yellow jersey as former ski jumper Primoz Roglic sailed over the Tour de France’s highest mountain to win stage 17 into Serre-Chevalier.

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Chelsea agree transfer fee to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Chelsea have agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Spain striker Alvaro Morata, the Premier League club have announced.

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Pep Guardiola confirms Danilo interest as Man City eye up to four more signings

Pep Guardiola still wants to make as many as four more summer signings, with the Manchester City manager confirming interest in Real Madrid right-back Danilo.

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Dylan Hartley signs new contract with Northampton

Dylan Hartley signs new contract with Northampton

England captain Dylan Hartley has signed a new contract with Northampton and has been reappointed as the Premiership club’s skipper.

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Ramiro Funes Mori sidelined long-term and Ross Barkley also goes under the knife

Everton have been dealt a double injury blow after Ross Barkley and Ramiro Funes Mori underwent surgery, with the latter expected to miss a minimum of six to nine months.

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Gary Lineker salary revealed to be more than £1.75million in BBC annual report

Gary Lineker salary revealed to be more than £1.75million in BBC annual report

The salaries of the BBC’s highest-paid sports commentators, presenters and pundits have been revealed for the first time, with Match of the Day host Gary Lineker earning more than £1.75million.

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Jose Mourinho targets 15-year stint as Manchester United manager

Jose Mourinho intends to bring stability to Manchester United and wants to remain in charge for the next 15 years.

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Goalkeeper Fraser Forster signs new deal with Southampton

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster signs new deal with Southampton

Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster has signed a new five-year contract with the club.

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Open ticket for James Hahn as injured Brandt Snedeker withdraws

Brandt Snedeker has withdrawn from the Open Championship due to injury, with first alternate James Hahn taking his place in the field at Royal Birkdale.

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MP wears Scotland top in Commons ahead of Women’s Euro 2017 match versus England

MP wears Scotland top in Commons ahead of Women’s Euro 2017 match versus England

An SNP MP wore her team’s football strip in the Commons ahead of Scotland’s opening match against England in the Uefa Women’s Euro 2017 finals in the Netherlands.

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