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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Local Football This Weekend (15 October)

In local football this weekend, the Island's senior teams are in action. In the Wessex Premier League, Newport travel to Portland United, while Cowes Sports are away to Bournemouth. In Division One, East Cowes Vics host...

Mancini explains Balotelli’s Man City exit

Roberto Mancini has lifted the lid on the training ground spat that led to Mario Balotelli's Manchester City exit. In a training session, I said to players not to make stupid tackles on Gael ...

Poch hints at changes ahead of busy 23 days

Mauricio Pochettino has hinted he will have to start rotating his Tottenham squad as they enter a busy, and crucial, part of the season. Spurs face seven games in 23 days, starting with their return...

Harlequins hammer sorry Stade Francais 43-21

A dominant first-half performance helped Harlequins storm to a 43-21 bonus-point victory over Stade Francais in their European Challenge Cup opener at the Twickenham Stoop. The game was as good as over by the interval...

ATP fines Kyrgios over bizarre Shanghai exit

Nick Kyrgios has been fined $16,500 (£13,520) for breaches of the ATP code of conduct during his controversial match against Mischa Zverev at the Shanghai Masters. Just three days after winning the biggest title of...

Chelsea deny Conte is set to leave the club

Chelsea have told Sky Sports News HQ that reports suggesting Antonio Conte is set to leave the club are absolute nonsense. Several leading bookmakers suspended betting on Conte leaving Stamford Bridge on Thursday, just three...

Jessica Ennis-Hill retires from professional athletics

Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won gold for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, has retired from athletics. In a statement on her Instagram profile, the heptathlete thanked her family and team for their support which...

Allardyce agent: ‘I’m devastated for him, but I know Sam, he’ll bounce back’

The football agent who set up meetings that led to the downfall of Sam Allardyce as England manager has spoken of his "devastation" over the scandal. Speaking exclusively to Sky Sports News, Scott McGarvey claimed...

Bruce appointed Aston Villa’s new manager

Former Birmingham City boss Steve Bruce has been confirmed as the new manager of Aston Villa. Bruce, who has been out of work since leaving Hull City in the summer, succeeds Roberto Di Matteo at...

Buttler promises more after Banglandesh win

Jos Buttler says there is more to come from England after they ended Bangladesh's run of six successive home one-day series wins on Wednesday. The tourists won by four wickets in the decider in Chittagong...