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Rooney set to be dropped for Slovenia game

Wayne Rooney will be left out of England's starting line-up for their World Cup Qualifier in Slovenia, according to Sky sources. Rooney, the team captain and country's leading goalscorer, is expected to named on the...

Buttler warned after outburst in Dhaka

Jos Buttler has received an official reprimand over his conduct during the second ODI between England and Bangladesh in Dhaka. The England skipper was involved in a fiery exchange with the Bangladesh fielders following his...

Mahrez confirms approach by Arsenal

Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez has said Arsenal tried to sign him last summer - but the Premier League champions refused to sell. Mahrez, who was a key component in Leicester's march to the title last...

Burgess named in England Four Nations squad

Sam Burgess is back in the England rugby league squad, three years after his last appearance. England coach Wayne Bennett has named Burgess in a 24-man squad for this autumn's Ladbrokes Four Nations and the...

Southgate fine with tough selection calls

Gareth Southgate insists he is not afraid to make tough selection decisions ahead of his second game in charge of England. Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney was booed by some sections of the...

“Dispute” Sees “Bailiffs” At Ryde Arena

The Isle of Wight’s Ryde Arena has “unexpectedly” closed  today (Thursday) and bailiffs have entered the building Isle of Wight Radio has been told.   Ryde Arena’s Facebook post The ice...

Footballer Joey Barton charged with placing 44 bets on matches

Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has been charged with placing 44 bets on football matches by the Scottish Football Association. The Scottish FA has a no-betting policy on games and Barton could face a ban from playing if...

Keane replaces Johnson in England squad

Michael Keane has been handed his first international call-up after Glen Johnson withdrew from the England squad through injury. The Burnley defender will report to St George's Park on Tuesday to join up with the rest...

I barely spoke to Klopp, says Balotelli

Mario Balotelli claims he spoke to Jurgen Klopp "once" and says neither Liverpool nor AC Milan were ideal environments for him. The 26-year-old joined Milan in January 2013 before moving to Liverpool the following year,...

Murray starts China Open by beating Seppi

Top seed Andy Murray has started his title challenge at the China Open with a straight sets first-round win over Andreas Seppi. The British No 1 is favourite for the trophy following Novak Djokovic's withdrawal...