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Welbeck fires Arsenal to win

Welbeck fires Arsenal to win

Danny Welbeck scored his first career hat-trick as 10-man Arsenal eased to a comfortable 4-1 win over Galatasaray in Champions League Group D at the Emirates on Wednesday.

Liverpool slump to Basel defeat

Liverpool slump to Basel defeat

Liverpool paid the price for a disjointed performance as they fell to a 1-0 defeat to FC Basel in the Champions League.

Fulham batter Bolton, Wolves lose

Fulham batter Bolton, Wolves lose

Fulham thrashed Bolton 4-0 in the Championship, while Huddersfield won at Molineux to deny Wolves top spot.

Sturridge 'not fit for England'

Sturridge 'not fit for England'

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told Roy Hodgson that Daniel Sturridge will not be fit to play for England next week, even if he returns to action for the Reds this weekend.

New England deal for Lancaster

New England deal for Lancaster

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has extended his contract with the Rugby Football Union until 2020.

Tiote wants to quit Newcastle

Tiote wants to quit Newcastle

Cheick Tiote has revealed his desire to leave Newcastle for a "new challenge", with the midfielder keen to remain in the Premier League.

McIlroy claims PGA Tour award

McIlroy claims PGA Tour award

Rory McIlroy has been voted the PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in three years.

Rory: Clarke perfect captain

Rory: Clarke perfect captain

Rory McIlroy says Darren Clarke is the “perfect” man to captain Europe at the next Ryder Cup in 2016.

Quickfire win for Djokovic

Quickfire win for Djokovic

World No 1 Novak Djokovic needed just 85 minutes to crush Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-3 7-5 in the second round of the China Open and extend his tournament record to 21-0.

Tapestry poised for Arc call-up

Tapestry poised for Arc call-up

Tapestry has emerged a possible challenger for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after Coolmore said she will be supplemented for the race if the filly proves her well-being on...