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Marcos Matias was ‘dangerous’ – Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay

Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay believes Marcos Matias could have played himself out of the cold at Hillsborough.

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Jonny Bairstow brushed aside questions about Australia's post-Ashes celebrations (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Bairstow: England’s one-day win not down to Australian Ashes party

Jonny Bairstow laughed off suggestions England’s winning start to the one-day series was down to an Australian Ashes hangover.

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2018 Dafabet Masters ? Day Three ? Alexandra Palace

Ronnie O’Sullivan puts on stunning Masters show despite ‘dizzy’ spell

Ronnie O’Sullivan overcame a dizzy spell to thrash Marco Fu 6-0 and reach the quarter-finals of the Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace.

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Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe highlights importance of FA Cup replays

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits he could be accused of having a “short memory” if he called for FA Cup replays to be scrapped.

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Kelechi Iheanacho

Leicester in historic first as Iheanacho awarded goal via VAR decision

Leicester made history again as Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player in English football to score a goal via a video assistant referee decision on Tuesday night.

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Radamel Falcao

Radamel Falcao nets late equaliser as Monaco rescue Nice point

Radamel Falcao scored a stoppage-time equaliser as Monaco rescued a 2-2 draw in the Cote d’Azur derby against Nice at Stade Louis II.

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Laura Robson has spoken of her horror at being caught up in the mass shooting in Las Vegas

Robson ‘really, really lucky’ to escape Vegas shooting

Laura Robson said she got “really, really lucky” as she talked about being caught up in October’s mass shooting in Las Vegas for the first time.

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Mike Ashley has believed to have ended takeover talks

Newcastle takeover talks appear to be over

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has ended takeover talks with prospective buyer Amanda Staveley, Press Association Sport understands.

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Kelechi Iheanacho made history after his goal was awarded with the use of VAR technology

Leicester in historic first as Iheanacho awarded goal via VAR decision

Leicester made history as Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player in English football to score a goal via a video assistant referee decision on Tuesday night.

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Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Alexis Sanchez’s highly anticipated move to Manchester United either lies in the hands of Henrikh Mkhitaryan or the Arsenal money men, according to reports. Expectations that the wantaway Arsenal forward was on the verge of moving to Old Trafford as part of a cash-plus-player swap appeared to have been somewhat set back, after agent Mino Raiola publicly warned that Mkhitaryan will only leave United on the player’s terms. However, The Sun says United are prepared to offer Arsenal £35million and Sanchez £350,000-a-week, should the swap fall through. The Times says Ed Woodward, United’s executive vice-chairman, is hopeful of signing Sanchez and the Chile international is Jose Mourinho’s top target. According to the Daily Mail Mkhitaryan accepts he has no future at his present club and wants an increase on his £140,000-a-week contract. With more than one option open to United, the chances of a rumoured bid by Chelsea coming to fruition are looking slender.

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Andy Murray

Murray compares family lunch to a five-set match in the heat

Recuperating Andy Murray has been spending time with his mother Down Under as he recovers from a hip operation.

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Kyle Edmund breezed past Denis Istomin and into the third round of the Australian Open

Mum’s the word as Kyle Edmund strikes it hot at Australian Open

Kyle Edmund’s mum makes sure he is always ready for the sun and the Yorkshireman is showing form as hot as the Melbourne summer at the Australian Open.

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Phil Jones

Manchester United defender Phil Jones warns City that title race is not over

Phil Jones has warned Manchester City they can still be overhauled in the Premier League title race, just as Manchester United were six years ago.

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Former Brazil midfielder Ronaldinho has retired from football (Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport)

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho retires

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired from football, his brother and agent has confirmed.

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Mason Mount

Sparta Rotterdam sink to bottom after Vitesse defeat

Mason Mount’s second-half strike proved enough as Vitesse Arnhem returned to winning ways to condemn struggling Sparta Rotterdam to a sixth-straight Eredivisie defeat at Sparta-Stadion on Tuesday night.

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Marcos Matias opens the scoring for Sheffield Wednesday

New Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay claims first win against Carlisle

Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay enjoyed his first win at the helm as his side beat Carlisle 2-0 in their FA Cup third-round replay.

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Toni Kroos and Paul Pogba in UEFA Super Cup action

UEFA study reveals growing wealth gap between European elite and everybody else

European football clubs are earning and spending more money than ever before but UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin is concerned about the growing “polarization” between the super-rich and everyone else.

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Stuart Armstrong

Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong hails ‘successful trip’ to Germany

Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong has declared his trip to Germany for surgery a success.

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Andrew Flintoff would not rule himself out of again applying to be England head coach one day (Adam Davy/Empics)

Andrew Flintoff would consider applying for England head coach role again

Andrew Flintoff felt he had to “try and make a difference” by applying to become England head coach in 2014 – and would throw his hat into the ring again.

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Anthony Joshua, left, gave short shrift to Joseph Parker's 'king of steroids' claim

Joshua denies Parker drug claim ahead of unification fight

Anthony Joshua denies taking steroids in response to Joseph Parker’s accusation ahead of their heavyweight unification fight that he uses performance-enhancing drugs.

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