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Liverpool

Van Dijk unconcerned by lack of Liverpool shutouts

5th December 2019, 16:41

Virgil Van Dijk insists he is not losing any sleep over Liverpool's lack of clean sheets as they continue to sit top of the Premier League table.

Formula 1

Vettel plays down Hamilton rumours

5th December 2019, 16:41

Sebastian Vettel has seemingly laughed off suggestions he could be replaced at Ferrari by Lewis Hamilton at the end of next season.

Arsenal

Arsenal v Brighton Team News

5th December 2019, 16:40

Freddie Ljungberg will hope to have Hector Bellerin available for his first home game in charge of Arsenal when they take on Brighton on Thursday.

Manchester United

Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United

7th December 2019, 20:26

Manchester United dominated at the Etihad Stadium as goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial secured a 2-1 win against Manchester City.

Snooker

Rocket pulls out of Masters

7th December 2019, 19:44

Seven-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has cited personal reasons for pulling out of next month's Masters at Alexandra Palace.

Cricket

Smith hands Moeen Test lifeline

7th December 2019, 19:38

Chief selector Ed Smith wants Moeen Ali to play Test cricket for England again but is unsure when that might be.

Chelsea

Premier League trio told to forget January swoop for Sancho

7th December 2019, 19:35

Borussia Dortmund director of sport Michael Zorc has issued a fresh hands-off warning to Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool over Jadon Sancho.

Rugby Union

Saints no match for Leinster

7th December 2019, 19:17

Leinster downed Northampton 43-16 at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday and are yet to be beaten in this season's European Champions Cup.

Rugby Union

Ulster edge out Quins

7th December 2019, 19:16

Ulster beat Harlequins 25-24 in a thrilling encounter to make it three wins from three in this season's European Champions Cup.

Tennis

Medvedev can be world's best - Safin

7th December 2019, 18:47

Russian two-time Grand Slam champion Marat Safin feels compatriot Daniil Medvedev can improve to become the world's best player.

Horse Racing

Walk In The Mill claims Becher spoils

7th December 2019, 18:31

Walk In The Mill seems primed for another crack at Grand National glory after winning the Randox Health Becher Chase at Aintree.

Horse Racing

Defi Du Seuil claims thrilling Tingle Creek

7th December 2019, 18:15

Defi Du Seuil edged out Un De Sceaux in a tense Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown, with a trip to Ascot now possibly on the agenda.

Crystal Palace

Watford 0-0 Crystal Palace

7th December 2019, 17:59

Watford set a club record of 12 homes games without a win as watching boss Nigel Pearson saw his new side scrap for a point against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal

Arsenal join hunt for in-demand Football League defender

7th December 2019, 17:59

Arsenal and Everton have now joined Carlisle United teenager Jarrad Branthwaite's growing list of admirers after scouting him on Saturday.

Marseille

AVB keen to keep Strootman

7th December 2019, 17:24

Kevin Strootman is expected to leave Marseille in January but boss Andre Villas-Boas is keen to keep hold of the midfielder.

Bournemouth

Bournemouth 0-3 Liverpool

7th December 2019, 17:24

Liverpool extended their unbeaten run to 33 Premier League matches with a routine 3-0 victory at free-falling Bournemouth.

Burnley

Tottenham 5-0 Burnley

7th December 2019, 17:24

Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham moved to within six points of fourth-placed Chelsea by crushing Burnley 5-0.

Formula 1

Hamilton brands 2019 his 'best' year

7th December 2019, 17:09

Lewis Hamilton believes the 2019 campaign was his best season in Formula 1 after claiming a sixth Drivers' Championship crown.

Golf

Three stars share one-shot Mauritius lead

7th December 2019, 16:44

Thomas Detry, Antoine Rozner and Calum Hill sit on -16 and will take a one-shot lead into round four of the Mauritius Open.

Inter Milan

Skriniar frustrated but staying positive

7th December 2019, 16:12

Defender Milan Skriniar was left disappointed that Inter could not find the net in Friday’s goalless draw at home to Roma.

Aston Villa

Bremen winger on Villa radar

7th December 2019, 16:12

Werder Bremen winger Milot Rashica has been linked with a January move to Aston Villa.

Atletico Madrid

Simeone faces anxious times

7th December 2019, 15:38

Coach Diego Simeone feels Atletico Madrid’s failure to score in Friday’s goalless draw with Villarreal is a sign of anxiety in the ranks.

Hertha Berlin

Grujic expects Klinsmann bounce

7th December 2019, 15:11

On-loan midfielder Marko Grujic feels Hertha Berlin will start to notice an upturn in results after a longer spell under Jurgen Klinsmann.

Chelsea

Everton 3-1 Chelsea

7th December 2019, 15:11

Everton produced a gritty display in Duncan Ferguson’s first match as interim boss to beat fourth-placed Chelsea 3-1 at Goodison Park.

Rugby League

Briscoe targets April return

7th December 2019, 15:02

Leeds Rhinos winger Tom Briscoe says he is making good progress as he continues his recovery from major knee surgery.

Watford

Is it third time lucky for Watford?

7th December 2019, 13:29

Watford have appointed their third manager of the season but is Nigel Pearson the right man to pull off the great escape?

Formula 1

Verstappen eyes strong start and title push

7th December 2019, 13:26

Red Bull star Max Verstappen says a strong start to next season will be crucial if he is to mount a sustained title challenge.

Cricket

England welcome back Anderson

7th December 2019, 12:58

England have named fast bowler James Anderson in their Test squad for the tour of South Africa starting this month.

Cricket

Alam back in the Test fold

7th December 2019, 12:52

Batsman Fawad Alam has been recalled to Pakistan's Test squad for the first time in 10 years for the upcoming Sri Lanka series.

Rugby League

Robins hit by another injury blow

7th December 2019, 12:49

Hull KR new boy Dean Hadley has suffered a calf injury in training and faces up to six weeks on the sidelines.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Potter fires Seagulls warning ahead of Wolves test

7th December 2019, 12:26

Brighton boss Graham Potter has urged his side to build on the win over Arsenal on Thursday night when they take on Wolves on Sunday afternoon.

Snooker

Allen slams York venue

7th December 2019, 12:19

Mark Allen has criticised the conditions at the Barbican Centre in York despite reaching the semi-finals of the UK Championship.

Tennis

Bertens keen to break Grand Slam duck

7th December 2019, 12:12

Kiki Bertens hopes she can claim hit top form in the Grand Slams and challenge for a maiden major title in 2020.

Newcastle United

Bruce set to tread carefully with fit-again star

7th December 2019, 11:54

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says he will tread carefully with fit-again striker Andy Carroll and will not expect too much too soon.

Chelsea

Chelsea target January Barca swoop

7th December 2019, 10:56

Chelsea could launch a move for Barcelona midfielder Ousmane Dembele after being given the green light to sign new players.

Horse Racing Previews

Progressive Type Set To Take Mares' Hurdle

7th December 2019, 10:52

Ground And Trip Ideal For Five-Year-Old

Everton

Big Dunc dreaming of landing Toffees job

7th December 2019, 09:49

Duncan Ferguson says it is a dream of his to be the manager of Everton but expects the Toffees to go with a more high profile appointment.

Tottenham Hotspur

Dutch ace tipped to snub Spurs and hold out for Real

7th December 2019, 09:49

Tottenham have missed out on the signing of Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, who appears to have his heart set on a move to Real Madrid.

Golf

Woodland climbs into Bahamas lead

7th December 2019, 09:43

Gary Woodland has moved one-shot clear at the Hero World Challenge after signing for a four-under-par 68 on day three.

Manchester United

Reds ready to catch City says Solskjaer

7th December 2019, 09:17

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says everything is in place at Manchester United for them to eventually close the gap and surpass Manchester City.