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Manchester City

Laporte signs City extension

22nd February 2019, 19:15

Aymeric Laporte has pledged his future to Manchester City by signing a new two-year extension to his deal at the Etihad Stadium

Manchester United

Martial, Lingard could face Reds

22nd February 2019, 16:42

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is optimistic Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial will be fit to face Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday.

Chelsea

Blues hit with transfer suspension

22nd February 2019, 13:51

FIFA has revealed Premier League outfit Chelsea have been banned from signing new players in the next two transfer windows.

Match Reports

Cardiff City 1-5 Watford

22nd February 2019, 21:53

Gerard Deulofeu grabbed a hat-trick as in-form Watford thrashed Premier League strugglers Cardiff 5-1 at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Match Reports

West Ham United 3-1 Fulham

22nd February 2019, 21:45

West Ham came from behind to defeat relegation-haunted London rivals Fulham 3-1 at the London Stadium on Friday night.

Match Previews

Chelsea v Manchester City

22nd February 2019, 18:50

Chelsea and Manchester City will battle for the first piece of silverware of the season when they clash in Sunday's Carabao Cup final.

Rugby Union

O'Shea backs Italy to cause Ireland problems

22nd February 2019, 18:47

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea feels his side can cause Ireland problems during Sunday's Six Nations showdown in Rome.

Match Previews

Arsenal v Southampton

22nd February 2019, 18:33

Arsenal can give their top-four hopes a major boost by claiming a positive result over Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Manchester City

Guardiola wary of Blues backlash

22nd February 2019, 18:08

Pep Guardiola claims his Manchester City side's recent 6-0 thrashing of Chelsea could work against them in Sunday's Carabao Cup final.

Everton

Zouma deal in the balance over Blues ban

22nd February 2019, 18:00

Everton's hopes of signing loan defender Kurt Zouma on a permanent basis this summer could be hit by Chelsea's transfer ban.

Golf

Honda Classic snub from Woods

22nd February 2019, 17:59

Tiger Woods claims the "complicated" schedule on the PGA Tour in 2019 has forced him to miss next week's Honda Classic.

Cricket

Sri Lanka close to shock Proteas series win

22nd February 2019, 17:53

Sri Lanka are on 60-2 at the end of day two of the second Test and need 137 runs to seal an historic Test series win in South Africa.

Lille

Barcelona keep tabs on Lille star Leao

22nd February 2019, 17:07

Lille could face a fight to keep hold of Rafael Leao as Barcelona have been linked with the 19-year-old forward.

Liverpool

No Lovren once again for Liverpool

22nd February 2019, 17:05

Liverpool will once again be without Dejan Lovren for Sunday's trip to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United in the Premier League.

PSV Eindhoven

PSV coach talks up Feyenoord threat

22nd February 2019, 17:04

Coach Mark van Bommel says his PSV Eindhoven side won't underestimate visitors Feyenoord on Sunday.

Rugby League

Administration for Vikings

22nd February 2019, 17:02

Widnes Vikings have gone into administration, suffering a 12 point deduction in the process, and could face the threat of liquidation.

Formula 1

Red Bull new-boy unconcerned by lap times

22nd February 2019, 16:46

Pierre Gasly isn't worried about Red Bull's pace after the first pre-season test.

Barcelona

De Jong wants to be 'key' Barca player

22nd February 2019, 16:30

Frenkie de Jong says he is very excited to join Barcelona in the summer and wants to win as many trophies as possible.

Tennis

Kvitova secures Dubai final spot

22nd February 2019, 16:27

World number two Petra Kvitova is through to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships final after beating Su-Wei Hsieh in three sets.

Formula 1

McLaren confirm Key start date

22nd February 2019, 16:26

McLaren have confirmed that their new technical director James Key will start with the Formula 1 outfit on March 25.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Nuno - Wolves won't rest on laurels

22nd February 2019, 16:21

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo says he will not let his players rest on their laurels during the remaining weeks of the season.

Genoa

New deal for Genoa stopper Romero

22nd February 2019, 16:14

Cristian Romero is reportedly set to pen a new deal to keep him at Genoa until summer 2023 after he was linked with Juventus.

Newcastle United

Almiron on course for first Newcastle start

22nd February 2019, 16:04

Rafael Benitez feels Miguel Almiron is ready to make his first Newcastle start against Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday.

Paris Saint Germain

Tuchel keen to hand Alves fresh contract

22nd February 2019, 16:02

PSG manager Thomas Tuchel says he is hopeful the club can agree a new contract with defender Dani Alves.

Match Previews

Bournemouth v Wolverhampton Wanderers

22nd February 2019, 15:59

Bournemouth will be glad to be back on home territory as they take on high-flying Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Vitality Stadium.

Horse Racing

Rathvinden primed for Grand National bid

22nd February 2019, 15:56

Patrick Mullins is hoping for a big performance from Rathvinden in the BetVictor Bobbyjo Chase ahead of a tilt at the Grand National.

Crystal Palace

Palace dealt double defensive blow

22nd February 2019, 15:26

Crystal Palace will be without Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Martin Kelly when they visit Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves welcome back Jota

22nd February 2019, 15:23

Diogo Jota is available for Wolves ahead of the trip to Bournemouth on Saturday after missing the FA Cup win at Bristol City.

Leicester City

Leicester sweat on key pair

22nd February 2019, 15:21

Leicester may be without Ben Chilwell and James Maddison when they entertain Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

Arsenal

Emery allays Koscielny fears

22nd February 2019, 14:49

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is optimistic captain Laurent Koscielny will be fit for Sunday's Premier League visit of Southampton.

Cricket

Coaching roles to change for England

22nd February 2019, 14:38

Ashley Giles says he is almost certain there will be one coach overseeing Test, ODI and T20 matters after Trevor Bayliss steps down.

Southampton

Saints welcome back forward for Arsenal trip

22nd February 2019, 14:35

Southampton forward Michael Obafemi could make his first appearance since December on Sunday at Arsenal.

Southampton

McCarthy - Saints have advantage for Arsenal

22nd February 2019, 14:25

Keeper Alex McCarthy hopes his Southampton side can take advantage of any Arsenal fatigue when they head to north London on Sunday.

AS Roma

Blues boss rules out Roma talk

22nd February 2019, 14:20

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has ruled out a possible return to his homeland to join Serie A outfit Roma this season.

Watford

Watford boss welcomes home draw

22nd February 2019, 14:13

Javi Gracia is delighted his Watford side will be at home in their FA Cup quarter-final tie against Crystal Palace.

RB Leipzig

Adams sees room to improve

22nd February 2019, 14:05

RB Leipzig new-boy Tyler Adams insists he still has room to improve despite enjoying an impressive start to his career in Germany.

Match Previews

Manchester United v Liverpool

22nd February 2019, 13:49

In-form Manchester United will be looking to scupper Liverpool's title hopes when the two teams meet at Old Trafford on Sunday.