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Dyche aims for British players

Sean Dyche: Likely to buy British players in the summer transfer window Burnley manager Sean Dyche says he is likely to buy British players in the summer transfer window. After gaining promotion to the Premier League, Dyche has money to…

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PM waits on Qatar 2022 claims

David Cameron: Waiting on outcome of investigation into 2022 World Cup bid Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted the inquiry into the latest bribery and corruption allegations to hit the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid must be allowed to take…

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Barca and Chelsea chase Koke

Koke: Spain midfielder a target for Chelsea and Barcelona Chelsea and Barcelona are both involved in moves to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, according to Sky sources. Barcelona see him as a replacement for Cesc Fabregas who they are looking…

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Featherstone sign loan trio

Jason Crookes: Featherstone loan move for Hull winger Featherstone have signed three Super League players on loan. The ambitious Championship club also say they have lined up three more loan deals. Rovers have acquired Hull winger Jason Crookes for the…

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Low finalises Germany squad

Kevin Volland: Unfortunate to miss out Joachim Low has made the final three cuts to his Germany World Cup squad with Shkodran Mustafi, Marcel Schmelzer and Kevin Volland missing out. There is only one striker – veteran Miroslav Klose –…

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Ferrer roars into quarters

Spain’s David Ferrer beat Kevin Anderson in four sets at Roland Garros David Ferrer advanced to his tenth successive grand slam quarter-final as he beat Kevin Anderson in four sets at Roland Garros on Monday. The Spaniard overcame the loss…

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Barry Hills given temp licence

Barry Hills has been granted a temporary licence Barry Hills has been granted a temporary licence by the British Horseracing Authority to take over the running of Kingwood House Stables in Lambourn following the death of his son, John, on…

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Russia leave out Cheryshev

Denis Cheryshev: Misses out for Russia Russia coach Fabio Capello has confirmed his 23-man squad for the World Cup, with Denis Cheryshev and Pavel Mogilevets the players to miss out. Capello had already whittled down his provisional list to 25…

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Petkovic battles through

Andrea Petkovic (l) consoles Kiki Bertens (r) after her victory at the French Open Andrea Petkovic came from a set down to beat Dutch qualifier Kiki Bertens and secure a quarter-final berth at the French Open. The German looked to…

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Dempster starts Hibs job

Rod Petrie: Now Hibernian’s non-executive chairman New Hibernian chief executive Leeann Dempster has started work at Easter Road. The former Motherwell official has taken over from under-fire chairman Rod Petrie, who is still facing supporter demands for him to quit…

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