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Mark Reynolds and Kenny McLean in Scotland squad for England clash

Aberdeen pair Mark Reynolds and Kenny McLean have earned recalls to the Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifier against England.

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Yaya Toure keen to remain with Manchester City for remainder of his career

Yaya Toure has expressed his desire to see out the rest of his career at Manchester City.

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Bookmaker pays out on John Terry substitution bets

Three punters have been paid out by a bookmaker which accepted bets on the specific time of Chelsea captain John Terry’s first-half substitution against Sunderland at 100-1.

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Arsenal majority shareholder Kroenke insists his shares are not for sale

Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has insisted he remains committed to the club and his company’s shares are “not, and never have been, for sale”.

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Phil Jagielka: Some Everton players will have point to prove in pre-season

Everton captain Phil Jagielka admits some players did not do themselves any favours in the eyes of manager Ronald Koeman during Sunday’s insipid 3-1 defeat to 10-man Arsenal.

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David Moyes resigns as manager of Sunderland

David Moyes has resigned as manager of Sunderland following the club’s relegation from the Premier League.

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Win at Southampton provides confidence boost for Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland

Jack Butland has spoken of the satisfaction he has taken from his end to the season after excelling in Stoke’s 1-0 victory at Southampton on Sunday.

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IPC issues fresh warning to Russia

There will be no Russian team at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships unless “something dramatically changes” very soon in regards to the country’s return from its Paralympic doping ban.

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Jones urging ‘one more big push’ from Manchester United in Europa League final

Phil Jones has stressed Manchester United have “no God-given right” to win Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax and must approach the game in the correct manner.

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Victoria Azarenka targets Wimbledon return following birth of son Leo

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka intends to return to tennis in time to compete in this year’s Wimbledon following the birth of her first child.

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Steve Agnew unsure of Middlesbrough future as players leave for summer break

Steve Agnew sent his Middlesbrough players off for their summer break not knowing if he will be there to greet them on their return.

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Richie Gray and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne ruled out of Scotland’s summer tour

Richie Gray and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne have been ruled out of Scotland’s summer tour through injury.

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Sarah Taylor inclusion a big boost for England Women – Mark Robinson

England Women’s coach Mark Robinson said Sarah Taylor feels like she is “starting a new chapter” after being included in the World Cup squad.

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Ryan Moore shines as Dartmouth lifts Yorkshire Cup for the Queen

Ryan Moore was seen at his very best as Dartmouth delivered a Betway Yorkshire Cup victory for the Queen at York.

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Swansea have set standard to avoid future relegation battles, says Jordan Ayew

Jordan Ayew believes Swansea have set the standard to prevent being involved in another Premier League relegation battle.

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Petr Cech: Arsenal missing one year of the Champions League is ‘not a problem’

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech insists missing one year of the Champions League is not a problem but says the club must keep their star players if they want to return.

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Ben Stokes not bitter over missing out on Indian Premier League final

Ben Stokes enjoyed an “amazing experience” in the Indian Premier League but insists he has no regrets about missing the showpiece finale.

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Manchester United to play Sampdoria in Dublin friendly

Manchester United have announced they will face Sampdoria in a friendly at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium as part of their pre-season preparations this summer.

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Discus thrower Philippa Roles dies aged 39

Discus thrower Philippa Roles has died at the age of 39, UK Athletics has announced.

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Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous leaves post

Laurent Frayssinous has become the second Super League coaching casualty of 2017 after parting company with Catalans Dragons.

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