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My career: Ian Rush

With 346 goals, Ian Rush is the top scorer in Liverpool’s history. It has earned him legendary status as goalscoring royalty. Not only that but the Kop idol has also scored the most FA Cup goals (39) and the most…

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Barkley gets Jagielka backing

Ross Barkley: Tipped to perform well at World Cup by Phil Jagielka Phil Jagielka says the inclusion of Ross Barkley gives England another dimension ahead of the World Cup, although he does not want his Everton team-mate to be put…

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NHL: Kane keeps Chicago alive

Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after claiming crucial 4-3 win over LA Kings The Chicago Blackhawks claimed a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings to take their Western Conference finals series into a seventh and deciding game. Patrick Kane was…

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Astle: ‘Football killed him’

Jeff Astle: Research shows he died from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Former England and West Brom striker Jeff Astle has been confirmed as the first ever British footballer to die as a result of heading a football. Astle died in 2002,…

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Roy: Rooney obsession sad

Roy Hodgson: Has defended Wayne Rooney after England’s win over Peru Roy Hodgson believes it is unfair that England’s hopes always appear to be pinned on Wayne Rooney and says the striker only wants to be regarded as an important…

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Groves: ‘I will be champion’

George Groves: I will come back stronger George Groves has insisted he will return stronger than ever and one-day become world champion after defeat to Carl Froch. The 26-year-old was beaten by a devastating knock-out blow in the eighth round,…

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Wilko: It’s been a pleasure

Jonny Wilkinson: It’s been a pleasure Jonny Wilkinson admits life without rugby is going to be a “shock” after he finished his stellar career by winning the Top 14 title. England’s 2003 World Cup hero retired from the game at…

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MLB: Stroman stars for Toronto

Marcus Stroman: Allowed just one run over the first six innings Pitcher Marcus Stroman impressed on his first big league start to inspire the Toronto Blue Jays to a crushing 12-2 win over the Kansas City Royals. Stroman allowed just…

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Carl Froch unsure over future

Carl Froch: Is unsure over his future Carl Froch has admitted he is unsure over his future and suggested he could retire from the sport after victory over George Groves. The 36-year-old retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with…

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New Qatar corruption claims

Mohamed bin Hammam: New allegations of corruption The voting process for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is under fresh scrutiny following more allegations of corruption. The Sunday Times claims the country’s then top football official, Mohamed bin Hammam, made…

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