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Whatever you might think about Rory Burns’ batting, whether it be his technique, his mentality or his attitude, you cannot but have felt a smidgen of pity as he trudged off the field, an opener run out for a duck for just the third time in Ashes history.
Selby was beaten 6-1 in his Masters quarter-final on Friday.
Edouard Mendy was named the best goalkeeper in the world at Fifa’s awards ceremony on Monday night. The ceremony for The Best awards for 2021 saw Chelsea scoop three honours, including Thomas Tuchel and Emma Hayes as the coaches of the year. After backlash against his snub from the Ballon d’Or award longlist, Senegalese shot-stopper Mendy was named The Best Men’s Goalkeeper, beating Gianluigi Donnarumma and Manuel Neuer in the vote.
Salford head coach Paul Rowley says he wants Brodie Croft relaxed and enjoying his rugby while with the club.
City are 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
NFL officials have confirmed their plans to stage Super Bowl LVI in front of a capacity crowd in Los Angeles.
The Blues boss refused to criticise Romelu Lukaku for his performance against Manchester City on Saturday
Man City moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League table as Kevin De Bruyne gave them a 1-0 victory over Chelsea at the Etihad. The home side were on top throughout the match but struggled to find the breakthrough until De Bruyne’s wonderful second-half strike finally gave his side the lead. It took City’s winning run in the league to 12 matches and while Liverpool, who are 14 points behind, have two games in hand, Pep Guardiola’s side continue to look unstoppable in their defence of the title.
Premier League managers share their views on the recent match postponements in the league.
Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter is hoping his side can maintain the levels they showed in the Champions Cup win over Glasgow Warriors.
David Moyes has hit out at the Premier League for their decision to make West Ham play two games in five days after fatigue played a big role in their defeat to Leeds United. The West Ham boss says those at the Premier League deciding when games should be played lack the understanding of what is required to prepare and play games at this level. The Hammers had the chance to open up a gap over their top four rivals Arsenal and Tottenham after Sunday’s north London derby was postponed at the Gunners’ request, but after facing Leeds in the FA Cup last Sunday and Norwich on Wednesday - with their own Covid and injury problems - Moyes’s men could not cope with the energy of the visitors, who had the benefit of a full week’s preparation despite having two games called off themselves.
Joe Root’s men bowled Australia out for 303 but could not shake the bad habits that have dogged them throughout the tour.
<strong>Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea</strong>: The Belgian’s sublime winner saw the Premier League champions increase their lead at the top of the table to 13 points
Djokovic faces deportation after his visa was cancelled for a second time on Friday.
United have moved into third, just four points off leaders Arsenal, while City continued their strong form
Fans share their thoughts on Ashleigh Barty's chances at the Australian Open and Novak Djokovic's deportation
Dusan Vlahovic is available for transfer this month after reports in Italy detailed Fiorentina’s plans to cash in on the Serbian striker. Arsenal, Tottenham and Real Madrid have all been linked with the forward and the Gunners are said to have launched a £50million player-plus-cash bid. Also on their radar is the surprising name of Diego Costa, according to reports in Brazil, with Mikel Arteta desperate to bolster a squad which was deemed unable to face Tottenham in today’s North London derby.
Coady’s last home goal for Wolves came against Crawley in 2016.
Mats Wilander gives his verdict on the Novak Djokovic debacle.
Fabinho opens scoring moments before half time against Brentford Oxlade-Chamberlain doubles lead with powerful header from Robertson cross Sub Minamino seals the win after Brentford defensive mishap