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2hRichard Jolly

'Normal One' Klopp: I'll control transfers

New Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is keen to avoid any Jose Mourinho-style tags, but will have "the first and last word" on transfers at Anfield.


Dinamo: Arsenal bid for Kokorin rejected

Kobelev claims he had a say in rejecting the loan bid but hinted Arsenal may have been more successful had they attempted to sign Kokorin permanently.


LIVE - Pakistan A v England XI

Follow the the action as England's tour of United Arab Emirates gets underway against a Pakistan 'A' side in Sharjah.

10hPA Sport

Aguero injures hamstring in Argentina loss

Sergio Aguero will miss Argentina's World Cup qualifying clash with Paraguay after suffering a hamstring injury in his country's 2-0 loss to Ecuador.

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Salvador Rodriguez

Pacquiao would 'love' to fight Khan in Doha

Manny Pacquiao is thinking about hanging up his gloves and would like his last fight to be a rematch with Floyd Mayweather ... but expects to face Amir Khan in Doha.

3hESPN staff

Overweight Costa blames team for start

Diego Costa has admitted he began the 2015-16 campaign out of shape, and that he and his Chelsea teammates are at fault for their poor start.

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Nick Parkinson

DeGale admits money is his motivation

James DeGale admits it was "money, money, money" that convinced him to concede home advantage to Lucian Bute for their IBF world super-middleweight title fight.

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Sam Bruce

Wallabies one happy family under Cheika - Douglas

Kane Douglas has played down Johnny Sexton's comments that Australia head coach Michael Cheika intimidates his own players, insisting the Wallabies camp is more like a family.

23hAndy Mitten

Beckham deserved different United ending

As David Beckham returns to Old Trafford to play in a charity match, Andy Mitten revisits the former No. 7's departure from Manchester United.

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FA's Dyke scheduled to appear before MPs

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke will give evidence to MPs on the FA's backing for Michel Platini at a parliamentary hearing in two weeks' time

1dMike Whalley

Liverpool coaches leave jobs - sources

Assistant manager Sean O'Driscoll and first-team coach Gary McAllister have lost their jobs in a reshuffle to prepare for Jurgen Klopp's arrival.

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PA Sport

Scotland's Russell returns to face Samoa

Scotland's worst injury fears failed to materialise after Finn Russell, John Hardie, Ross Ford and Matt Scott were all passed fit for their critical clash with Samoa.

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Djokovic ties Connors mark with China Open win

Novak Djokovic matched Jimmy Connors for the second-longest unbeaten record at an ATP Tour event by beating Chinese wild card Ze Zhang 6-2, 6-1 to improve to 26-0 at the China Open.

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Laurence Edmondson

Red Bull quit threats are 'odd' - Hamilton

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton cannot understand why Red Bull would consider quitting Formula One and has urged his rivals to put their heads down and work harder.

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ESPN Staff

Finn four-for presses Test case

Steven Finn gave his chances of playing in the first Test a significant boost as he took four early wickets before England's bowlers capped off an encouraging day by reducing Pakistan A to 192 for 12.

Rob Bartlett

Zirakashvili makes emotional exit

Georgia prop Davit Zirakashvili says helping his nation achieve a piece of World Cup history was the perfect way to end his international career.