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England captain Wayne Rooney misses training ahead of Spain friendly fixture at Wembley

Manchester United star Rooney sat out the session due to a “minor issue” and is a doubt to face Julen Lopetegui’s side
Wayne Rooney did not train on Monday
Wayne Rooney did not train on Monday

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Carl Froch considering shock comeback for Gennady Golovkin superfight

The former world super-middleweight king retired last year and has not fought since he knocked out George Groves at Wembley in 2014
Carl Froch could make a shock return to the ring to fight Gennady Golovkin
Carl Froch could make a shock return to the ring to fight Gennady Golovkin

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England v Scotland Fifa says Poppy ban reports a ‘distortion of facts’

World Cup qualifying Group F: England v Scotland

Venue: Wembley Stadium Date: Friday, 11 November Kick-off: 19:45 GMT

Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland & BBC Sport app; live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app

Fifa says it has not banned the display of poppies by England and Scotland footballers, insisting any such claim is a “distortion of the facts”. Continue reading “England v Scotland Fifa says Poppy ban reports a ‘distortion of facts’”

India v England Vijay and Pujara make centuries in Rajkot

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Murali Vijay was out in the penultimate over of the day

First Test, Rajkot (day three):
England 537: Stokes 128, Root 124, Moeen 117
India 319-4: Vijay 126, Pujara 124
England lead by 218 runs
Scorecard

England took two late wickets after Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara made centuries for India on the third day of the first Test in Rajkot.

 

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Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.

Kane had not played for Spurs since 18 September but stepped up to calmly stroke in the leveller
Kane had not played for Spurs since 18 September but stepped up to calmly stroke in the leveller

Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.

The England striker, sidelined since 18 September with an ankle injury, scored from the penalty spot early in the second half after Kevin Wimmer’s own goal three minutes before the interval gave Arsenal the advantage. Continue reading “Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.”

Manny Pacquiao claims WBO welterweight title on return to the ring

Manny Pacquiao beat Vargas in only his second fight since his defeat by Floyd Mayweather in October 2015
Manny Pacquiao beat Vargas in only his second fight since his defeat by Floyd Mayweather in October 2015

Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring to score a unanimous decision over champion Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas.

Former eight-division world champion Pacquiao, 37, had announced his retirement after beating Timothy Bradley in April. Continue reading “Manny Pacquiao claims WBO welterweight title on return to the ring”