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Yaya Toure is back in the picture at Manchester City

Yaya Toure vows to put in hard work to stay in Manchester City picture

Manchester United's Anthony Martial netted twice in the EFL Cup defeat of West Ham on Wednesday

We must build on cup success, says Martial

Divock Origi's immediate impact has been perfect timing for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp hails impeccable timing of Divock Origi's Liverpool return

Maro Itoje returned against Bath

Maro Itoje and Saracens suffer defeat at Bath

Nico Rosberg has retired as world champion

Nico Rosberg jokes he could help Lewis Hamilton learn German now he has retired

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Jack Butland has been out since March

Butland set for further scan as his comeback is delayed

Match referee Anthony Taylor (right) puts his red card away after sending-off Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (left) during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

Aguero sees red as Chelsea hit back to stun ill-disciplined City

Mamadou Sakho appears likely to leave Liverpool in January

Liverpool will seek to sell Mamadou Sakho in January

Former England captain Alan Shearer has given his support to a new NSPCC helpline for victims of abuse in football

Alan Shearer: "You don't need to suffer in silence anymore."

Brandon Stone leads at the halfway stage in South Africa

Brandon Stone holds one-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

Jose Mourinho wants equal treatment among Premier League managers

Man United boss Jose Mourinho claims FA treat him differently to other managers

Dan Lydiate was injured against South Africa

Wales flanker Dan Lydiate doubtful for Six Nations campaign

Ben Stokes is England's all-action all-rounder

Trevor Bayliss calls for lighter touch from ICC over on-field confrontations

Southampton have contacted Hampshire Police following information supplied to the club in relation to historical child abuse within football

Southampton contact police over historical child abuse probe

England coach Eddie Jones has returned fire on Australia counterpart Michael Cheika

Eddie Jones: England "ready to go" against Australia

Ronnie O'Sullivan is through to the Betway UK Championship semi-finals

O'Sullivan moves up a gear to beat Williams and reach UK Championship semi-final

Tiger Woods enjoyed an improved second round in the Bahamas

Tiger Woods impresses with brilliant 65 on day two at Hero World Challenge

Nico Rosberg has retired from Formula One just days after becoming world champion

Newly-crowned F1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces shock decision to retire

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Chelsea have appointed an external law firm to carry out a formal investigation into a former employee, with the club refusing to comment on any of the details

Ex-Chelsea player says club paid him £50,000 to sign abuse claim 'gagging order'

The climax of Mark Selby's match against John Higgins was only available on the red button

Snooker fans blast BBC as five-hour game taken off air seven minutes before end

Eddie Jones has been mocked up in the image of a clown by The Australian newspaper

Eddie Jones mocked up as clown by Aussie paper ahead of England-Australia clash

Antonio Conte said it was a 'pity' Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne, pictured, was no longer at Chelsea

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte rues that Kevin de Bruyne is no longer at the club

Pep Guardiola will face Antonio Conte for the first time as manager this weekend

Antonio Conte is one of the best - Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

France and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has made a three-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men's Player Award 2016

Griezmann, Ronaldo and Messi on three-man shortlist for Best FIFA Player Award

Sweden's Bjorn Borg retired at 26

6 shock sports retirements

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg celebrates winning the World Championship

7 key races in Nico Rosberg's Formula One title triumph

Jamaica's Usain Bolt has won nine Olympic titles since 2008.

Usain Bolt: Sebastian Coe's IAAF reform package is bold move

Sir Gary Verity unveiled the route of the Tour de Yorkshire on Friday

Final stage of Tour de Yorkshire is as tough as we can make it - Sir Gary Verity

Arsene Wenger, right, came up against new England boss Gareth Southgate when he was in charge at Middlesbrough

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: I need to keep confidential my conversations with FA

Sutton are keen to cause another FA Cup upset on Saturday

Sutton aim to add new chapter to FA Cup history against Cheltenham

Tributes will be held at Premier League games this weekend to remember the players and staff of Chapecoense football club who were killed in a plane crash

Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho pledges support to Chapecoense

Ronald Koeman, pictured, is not sure what the future holds for James McCarthy

Everton boss Ronald Koeman not sure what future holds for James McCarthy

Gareth Southgate will lay down the law to England's players

Gareth Southgate demands best behaviour to give England a shot at glory

Andy Carroll bullied Arsenal's defence the last time he played against them

West Ham's Andy Carroll is gunning for Arsenal again

Nick Blackwell is no longer sedated and remains in a stable condition but is yet to regain consciousness

British Boxing Board of Control hopes Nick Blackwell will contribute to hearing

Jan Vertonghen has signed a new contract at Tottenham

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen signs new contract

The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire route has been announced

Tour de Yorkshire organisers unveil 'challenging' 2017 route

Maro Itoje will be back in action for Saracens this weekend after a hand injury

England forward Maro Itoje back for Saracens against Bath after hand injury

Chelsea have launched an investigation into an allegation of child abuse in the 1970s

Ex-Chelsea player Gary Johnson says he was paid to keep quiet about abuse claims

Billy Joe Saunders, left, has vowed to become the first man to stop Russia's Artur Akavov in Scotland

Billy Joe Saunders set for first WBO title defence against Artur Akavov

Arsene Wenger, pictured right, confirmed Santi Cazorla will miss up to three months following ankle surgery

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has no regrets over treatment of Santi Cazorla injury

West Brom manager Tony Pulis left his former club Crystal Palace in August 2014

West Brom boss Tony Pulis 'bites tongue' after High Court ruling

Daniel Sturridge will not be leaving Liverpool in January

Daniel Sturridge will not leave Liverpool in January, insists Jurgen Klopp

Gylfi Sigurdsson has scored four goals for Swansea this season

Mauricio Pochettino: After Gylfi Sigurdsson joined Swansea we saw he was perfect

Ottmar Hitzfeld described Stoke as unexciting

Mark Hughes invites Ottmar Hitzfeld to watch Stoke after German criticises side

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew is under pressure to improve their poor form

Under-pressure Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew determined to turn around bad run

New England manager Gareth Southgate, pictured, confirmed Wayne Rooney would remain his captain

Gareth Southgate warns England excesses could kill off hopes of success

New England manager Gareth Southgate has signed a four-year deal with the Football Association

Gareth Southgate: Getting England job is just the start for me

Tiger Woods is back in action after a long lay-off

Woods takes positives from return after fading following flying start

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