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Boyce open to new 2022 vote

Jim Boyce: Waiting for Michael Garcia’s findings FIFA should consider re-running the World Cup 2022 bidding process if allegations about the Qatar bid are proven, according to one of the organisation’s vice-presidents. A report in the Sunday Times claims the…

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Martinez: Scotland shaped me

Roberto Martinez: My time at Fir Park has helped me as a manager Toffees’ boss Roberto Martinez says his time in Scotland as a player certainly helped to shape his career in management. The 40-year-old spent a short period with…

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Froch in full control

Carl Froch: took the initiative away from Groves from the start, says Jim Last night we saw a different Carl Froch and one we fully expected. But there was also a different George Groves which we didn’t quite expect. Because…

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England squad excites Rooney

Wayne Rooney: Desperate to succeed on the world stage Wayne Rooney hopes England’s young squad can take the World Cup by surprise and go all the way to the final. Rooney accepts that the group selected by Roy Hodgson lacks…

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Oyston: No influence over Ince

Karl Oyston: I have no influence regarding Tom Ince’s future career Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston admits he has little control over what happens to Tom Ince who could well end up in Italy where he has already held talks with…

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Groves ‘ready to get stuck in’

George Groves: Convinced he was in control on Saturday before knockout punch George Groves says there is no chance Carl Froch finished his career at Wembley on Saturday night. Speaking the morning after a right hook ended Groves’ world title…

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Villa confirms Atletico exit

David Villa: Will be leaving Atletico this summer Spain striker David Villa has announced he will leave La Liga champions Atletico Madrid after receiving an “irresistible” offer thought to be from MLS side New York City FC. The 32-year-old was…

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Norwood unsure on future

Oliver Norwood: Entering final year of his contract at Huddersfield Northern Ireland midfielder Oliver Norwood is eager to resolve his club future this summer. Norwood has one more season left on his Huddersfield contract and wants to know where he…

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CWOT podcast

Cricket Writers on TV Every Sunday morning throughout the summer, Paul Allott welcomes a panel of top sports writers to the breakfast table to discuss the big issues in the world of cricket. And now, thanks to the Cricket Writers…

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Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to go

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Feels like a coiled spring ahead of World Cup campaign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says he is feeling like a ‘coiled spring’ and hopes to make an impact for England at the World Cup. The Arsenal player missed five months…

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