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Chris Davies: Arthritic player, columnist, trusted coaching assistant – who is Swansea City target?

Chris Davies (L) was Brendan Rodgers’ right-hand man at Leicester City, Liverpool and Celtic He is the highly-rated Tottenham Hotspur coach who could be handed the chance to be a manager in his own right at Swansea City. But while Chris Davies may be a new name to some, his journey to potential Championship management […]

Rory McIlroy beats Tiger Woods to PGA Tour’s $15m Player Impact Programme top prize

McIlroy’s most recent PGA Tour victory came at the Scottish Open – which is co-sanctioned with the DP World Tour – in July World number two Rory McIlroy has beaten Tiger Woods to the PGA Tour’s $15m (£11.9m) prize for generating the most media interest in 2023. Northern Ireland’s McIlroy pipped the 15-time major winner […]

AC Milan 1-0 Fiorentina: 15-year-old Francesco Camarda becomes youngest Serie A player

Francesco Camarda came on as an 84th-minute substitute for Luka Jovic during Saturday’s game Francesco Camarda became the youngest player in Serie A history on Saturday, aged 15 years and 260 days. The striker came on as a substitute for AC Milan in their win over Fiorentina. The previous youngest debutant was Bologna’s Wisdom Amey, […]

South Asian professional player numbers rise for second year in a row – PFA

Norwich defender Danny Batth is an ambassador for the PFA’s Asian Inclusion Mentoring Scheme The number of South Asian men’s professional footballers in England and Wales has risen for the second year in a row, according to figures from the Professional Footballers’ Association. There are 22 professional players with South Asian heritage aged 17 or […]

Barnsley FC: League One side kicked out of FA Cup for fielding ineligible player

Barnsley are sixth in League One after 16 games Barnsley have been kicked out of the FA Cup for fielding an ineligible player in their first-round replay win at non-league Horsham. The seventh-tier side will now play League Two Sutton United in round two. The League One Tykes had won the replay 3-0 last week […]

Antoine Dupont: France captain will make the ‘perfect sevens player’, says Danny Care

Antoine Dupont was the 2021 World Rugby player of the year France captain Antoine Dupont will make the “perfect sevens player”, says England scrum-half Danny Care. He captained France in their home World Cup quarter-final defeat by South Africa in the XVs game in October. “If anyone can go there and be the best player […]

Ugo Monye: Former England player alleges ‘blatant racism’ after Exeter game

Ugo Monye retired from professional rugby after the 2014-15 season Exeter Chiefs apologised to former England international Ugo Monye after he accused a supporter of racist abuse at Sandy Park on Sunday. The 40-year-old was working at the match as part of the punditry team on TNT Sport. Monye posted on X, formerly known as […]

Adam Johnson memorial game: Tributes paid to late Nottingham Panthers player

Players held their sticks aloft and tapped them on the ice before face-off Ice hockey players and fans have paid tribute to the late Adam Johnson at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena. The 29-year-old American died after his neck was cut by a skate while playing for Nottingham Panthers away to Sheffield Steelers on 28 October. That […]

Jack Simpson: Ex-Cardiff City player banned and fined £8,000 for racist language towards team-mate

Jack Simpson is a free agent and could therefore sign for a club outside the transfer window Former Cardiff City player Jack Simpson has been banned for six games after admitting he used racist language towards a team-mate while he was still with the Bluebirds in pre-season. Simpson, 26, is a free agent after leaving […]

Cricket World Cup 2023: Vote for your favourite moment, game & player

Venue: Ahmedabad Date:19 November Time: 08:30 GMT Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app. The website and app will also have live text commentary and in-play video clips (UK users only) The 2023 Men’s Cricket World Cup in India has provided […]

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