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Wagner plans chat with Klopp after steering Huddersfield into Premier League

David Wagner will be on the phone to Jurgen Klopp once the enormity of Huddersfield’s rise to the Premier League sinks in.

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Exeter flanker Don Armand earns England call-up for Argentina tour

Uncapped Exeter flanker Don Armand has been named in the England squad for next month’s tour of Argentina.

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Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new head coach

Barcelona have named Ernesto Valverde as their new head coach.

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Greg Eden scores four tries as Tigers defeat Leigh

Greg Eden scored four tries – including a potentially record-breaking five-minute hat-trick – as Castleford crushed Leigh 38-0 to stay two points clear at the top of Super League.

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Niall Evalds’ hat-trick helps Salford crush sorry Warrington

Winger Niall Evalds ran in a hat-trick of tries as Salford kept the pressure on Betfred Super League leaders Castleford with a resounding 38-12 win over struggling Warrington at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

The British and Irish Lions will shortly embark on their 12th trip to New Zealand.

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Rookie Ryan Ince leads Widnes to victory over Leeds

Widnes rookie Ryan Ince scored a sensational brace as the Vikings toppled Leeds 28-20 to dent their top-four bid in Super League.

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Kieran Tierney named in Scotland squad to face England despite broken jaw

Scotland’s hopes of having Kieran Tierney available to face England have improved after he was named in Gordon Strachan’s revised squad for next month’s Hampden showdown.

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Wakefield stage brilliant comeback to stun Wigan

Bill Tupou scored a quickfire hat-trick as Wakefield clawed back a 20-point deficit to claim a thrilling 42-30 victory over Betfred Super League champions Wigan.

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say The Guardian says Arsenal’s board is set to rubber-stamp a new two-year contract for manager Arsene Wenger when they meet on Tuesday morning.

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Tiger Woods arrested on drink-driving charge

Tiger Woods was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning on suspicion of drink-driving, police have confirmed.

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Late tries give Catalans comeback win against Hull

Catalans Dragons scored two tries in the last nine minutes to end their six-match losing run and break Hull’s hearts in a dramatic Betfred Super League clash in Perpignan.

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Huddersfield win penalty shoot-out against Reading to seal Premier League spot

Huddersfield are back in the top flight after 45 years, clinching Premier League football and a £170million windfall by beating Reading on penalties in the Championship play-off final after the score had finished 0-0 at the end of extra time.

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Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach

Novak Djokovic made a winning start to his partnership with Andre Agassi and is keen to soak up as much knowledge as he can before the American heads back home.

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England convincingly beaten by South Africa after dramatic top-order collapse

England failed their final Champions Trophy audition as they fell to a seven-wicket defeat to South Africa after a frenetic top-order collapse at Lord’s.

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Kumar Sangakkara misses out on sixth successive ton as Surrey draw with Essex

Kumar Sangakkara fell 16 runs short of a record-equalling sixth successive first-class century as Surrey’s Specsavers County Championship Division One clash with Essex petered out into a draw at Chelmsford.

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Arsene Wenger could leave Arsenal in the lurch by walking this week – Wright

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright fears Arsene Wenger could leave the Gunners “totally in the lurch” by walking away this week – and believes the Premier League club only have themselves to blame.

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Joe Hart leaves Torino with future uncertain as Manchester City move for Ederson

Joe Hart faces an uncertain future with Manchester City after returning from a year with Torino as the Premier League club reportedly negotiate the world-record capture of Benfica goalkeeper Ederson.

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Aljaz Bedene could switch allegiance back to Slovenia to seek Olympic place

Aljaz Bedene is considering switching his allegiance back to Slovenia to try to compete in the Olympics.

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Chris Robshaw: England newcomers have done themselves proud

Chris Robshaw has hailed the impact made by England’s young generation as preparations continue for a two-Test Argentina tour.

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