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Arsene Wenger thinks Arsenal are suffering from Man Utd hangover

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester United a fortnight ago is still having an adverse affect on his players.

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Paul Pogba

Your latest #poghair update

Paul Pogba is keeping himself amused during his suspension.

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Dawid Malan's maiden Test century is also the first of England's Ashes campaign (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Dawid Malan enjoyed maiden Test century despite Australia’s imposing pacemen

Dawid Malan enjoyed every minute of the Australia pace barrage he had to withstand on his way to a maiden hundred which has breathed new belief into England’s Ashes campaign.

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Steve Smith celebrates his fifty (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Ashes day two – in pictures and social

Steve Smith’s unbeaten 92 helped Australia reach 203 for three and seize the initiative in the third Ashes Test at Perth.

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England?s Joe Root hands Steve Smith his bat (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Australia v England – story of day two

England failed to cash in on centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan as familiar problems persisted on a fluctuating second day in the third Ashes Test.

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Steve Smith led the Australian reply in Perth (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Steve Smith shines for Australia after England collapse lets hosts off the hook

England failed to cash in on centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan as familiar problems persisted on a fluctuating second day in the third Ashes Test.

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Dawid Malan hit a brilliant century (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Australia v England – story of day one

Dawid Malan harnessed England’s fleeting anger at Mark Stoneman’s controversial dismissal as his maiden Test century gave them the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth.

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Eric Bailly faces a spell on the sidelines (Nick Potts/PA)

Man Utd defender Eric Bailly out for ‘two or three months’, says Jose Mourinho

Manchester United will be without Eric Bailly for up to three months, with Jose Mourinho revealing the defender needs ankle surgery.

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Mauricio Pochettino is in confident mood ahead of Manchester City clash (Daniel Hambury/PA Wire)

No negative thoughts from Pochettino before Tottenham’s game at Manchester City

Mauricio Pochettino insists containing Manchester City will not be on his mind on Saturday as he believes Tottenham can beat the Premier League’s unbeaten leaders.

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FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford faces no disciplinary action (Ben Birchall/PA Wire)

FAW chief to face no further action over Wales boss comment

Football Association of Wales chief executive Jonathan Ford will face no disciplinary action over his comment that the next manager of Wales would “definitely not” be English.

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Jose Mourinho has until 6pm on December 18 to respond to the request (Martin Rickett/PA)

Jose Mourinho asked to explain pre-Manchester derby comments

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked by the Football Association to provide his observations on comments he made ahead of last weekend’s derby against Manchester City.

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Cue Card seen winning the Betfair Chase at Haydock

Colin Tizzard planning three more runs and then retirement for Cue Card

Colin Tizzard expects Cue Card to have just three more runs before heading into retirement, with the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day looking increasingly unlikely.

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Time running out in title race, says ‘realistic’ Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte reckons any side with aspirations of Premier League title glory is running out of time, even if Manchester City slip up.

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David Silva celebrates his second goal (Nick Potts/PA)

Manchester City create history with 15th straight win after hammering Swansea

Manchester City set a new Premier League record of 15 consecutive wins with a 4-0 victory at bottom club Swansea.

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Tony Martin, pictured, has spoken out about Chris Froome's adverse drugs test  (David Davies/PA)

Chris Froome should be suspended, says ‘angry’ German rival Tony Martin

Four-time world time trial champion Tony Martin has called the decision not to suspend Team Sky leader Chris Froome immediately for his adverse drugs test a “scandal”.

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Dawid Malan, left, and Jonny Bairstow shared an unbroken stand of 174 (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Ashes day one – in pictures and social

Dawid Malan’s maiden Test century gave England the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth.

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Jonny Bairstow's fourth Test century put England in a strong position before Australia fought back (Jason O'Brien/PA)

England’s Jonny Bairstow savours first Ashes century at the WACA

Jonny Bairstow’s first Ashes hundred has instantly become his new personal favourite.

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Harry Kane turned to former England number nine Alan Shearer for advice (Adam Davy/PA)

Harry Kane hails Alan Shearer influence and would love to land BBC award

Harry Kane has revealed how Alan Shearer’s advice helped him out of a “dry spell” as he aims to break the former Newcastle man’s Premier League calendar year scoring record.

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LeBron James recorded another triple-double (AP)

LeBron James stars as Cleveland Cavaliers maintain good form against the Lakers

LeBron James dominated as the Cleveland Cavaliers continued their impressive run by winning 121-112 against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Great Britain?s Matthew Hudson Smith is accosted by a member of the crowd during day 10 of the World Championships in the summer

Attendances soar to five-year high, analysis shows

Nearly 75 million tickets were sold for UK sports events in 2017 – the highest total since London hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.

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