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Wayne Rooney has ‘more or less’ decided Manchester United future

Wayne Rooney appears to be facing the end of his time with England and Manchester United having “more or less” decided his future at Old Trafford and been exiled from Gareth Southgate’s latest squad.

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Ben Stokes to have further assessment on knee injury

The extent of Ben Stokes’ knee injury is expected to be clarified on Friday morning.

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Milos Raonic and Tomas Berdych to meet for place in Lyon Open final

Milos Raonic will face Tomas Berdych in the last four of the Lyon Open after the pair made short work of their respective quarter-finals on Thursday.

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Caroline Garcia fights back to progress to semi-finals in Strasbourg

Defending champion Caroline Garcia survived a first set scare to book her place in the semi-finals of the Strasbourg International on Thursday.

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Cristiano Ronaldo could face tax fraud charges in Spain

Spanish prosecutors are considering whether Cristiano Ronaldo should face charges over allegations by the country’s tax agency that he defrauded the authorities of 15 million euro (£12.9 million) between 2011 and 2014.

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Alvaro Arbeloa, Jonathan Calleri and Gokhan Tore on their way out of West Ham

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is determined to improve the squad next season, with the club announcing the departures of Alvaro Arbeloa, Jonathan Calleri and Gokhan Tore.

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Juan Mata ‘proud’ to win Europa League for people of Manchester

Manchester United’s Juan Mata is determined to build on the most special trophy of his medal-laden career, with the terror attack on the city he represents having made Europa League glory all the more important.

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Chris Robshaw thrilled to be handed new England captaincy chance

Chris Robshaw has admitted he was unsure whether he would ever lead England again after the 2015 World Cup.

Wayne Rooney’s top five England goals

Wayne Rooney’s top five England goals

Wayne Rooney, England’s all-time record scorer with 53 goals, has been left out of Gareth Southgate’s squad for the forthcoming games with Scotland and France, perhaps signalling his time as an international player is coming to an end.

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Lewis Hamilton admits Mercedes have ‘work to do’ for Monaco qualifying

Lewis Hamilton has conceded he is uncertain whether he will be able to challenge championship rival Sebastian Vettel for pole position in Monaco.

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Jesus Navas, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna & Willy Caballero leaving Manchester City

Manchester City have announced the departure of four more senior players whose contracts come to an end this summer.

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Ricky Hatton pays tribute to victims of attack on ‘second home’ Manchester Arena

Manchester’s most famous sportsman Ricky Hatton has said it is one of the worst weeks in the city’s history and described the arena where the atrocity took place as his “second home”.

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Kell Brook desperate to defend world title at beloved Bramall Lane

Kell Brook hopes to realise his uncle’s prophecy this weekend and successfully defend his world title at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane.

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Baa-Baas vow to give Thierry Dusautoir a fitting farewell

The Barbarians have vowed to hand former France captain Thierry Dusautoir a fitting farewell to rugby against England at Twickenham on Sunday.

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Marco Silva quits relegated Hull

Hull have announced the departure of head coach Marco Silva.

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Leon Pryce announces immediate end to illustrious playing career

Former Great Britain international Leon Pryce, one of the most decorated players of the Super League era, has announced his retirement at the age of 35.

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Ernie Els calls a penalty and gets another major decision right at Wentworth

Ernie Els believes he got two major decisions right after calling a penalty on himself in the first round of the BMW PGA Championship.

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Garry Monk leaves Leeds – but his statement leaves unanswered questions

Leeds and Garry Monk were at odds with each other on Thursday night over the nature of the manager’s Elland Road departure.

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Moeen credits chat with England assistant Farbrace for rejuvenating batting

Moeen Ali thanks a last-minute tutorial with coach Paul Farbrace for helping him get back on track as a one-day international batsman against South Africa.

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Athletics stars eager to honour Manchester bombing victims at Great CityGames

British long jumper Greg Rutherford believes Friday’s Great CityGames in Manchester will be a “tribute” to those who died on Monday and a message to terrorists that they will not win.

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