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Jonny Bairstow said breaking the record for the most Test runs by a wicketkeeper in a calendar year was a "special feeling"

England's Jonny Bairstow happy to silence doubters after record-breaking year

Andy Murray overcame the dogged Martin Klizan in three sets to reach the second round of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.

Andy Murray overcomes Martin Klizan in Vienna

Leicester's Australia international centre Matt Toomua faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury

Leicester centre Matt Toomua faces six months on sidelines

Northampton flanker Tom Wood has been recalled by England

Eddie Jones praises Tom Wood's work ethic after flanker's England recall

Liverpool welcome Leeds to Anfield

Liverpool paired with Leeds in EFL Cup quarter-final draw

Juan Mata celebrates Manchester United's winner against Manchester City

Juan Mata settles Manchester EFL Cup derby clash in United's favour

David Moyes was sent to the stand after confronting the fourth official at Southampton

David Moyes admits he deserved punishment for swearing at ref in Sunderland loss

Trouble marred West Ham's EFL Cup game with Chelsea

West Ham vow to punish fighting fans in EFL Cup win over Chelsea

Trouble between West Ham and Chelsea fans marred the match

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic condemns trouble which marred cup win over Chelsea

Jose Mourinho has been staying at the Lowry Hotel in the centre of Manchester since starting work at Old Trafford in July

Sports psychologist claims better work-life balance would benefit Jose Mourinho

Southampton's Sofiane Boufal (left) celebartes with team-mate Jose Fonte

Sofiane Boufal scores on debut as Southampton beat Sunderland in EFL Cup

West Ham fans goad Chelsea fans during the EFL Cup match at the London Stadium.

Fans clash in West Ham's EFL Cup clash against Chelsea

Midfielder Joey Barton has been serving a suspension from Rangers' training ground

Joey Barton set to begin Rangers talks on Thursday

Greg Clarke spoke about the issues of homophobia during a session in front of the Department for Culture, Media, and Sport Select Committee

Majority of football fans would support gay players, poll shows

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored both goals in Arsenal's EFL Cup win over Reading

Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sets sights on Premier League place

Rory McIlroy is back in action for the first time since the Ryder Cup in the WGC-HSBC Champions

Rory McIlroy targets one more victory in bid to claim Race to Dubai title

Gloucester lock James Hudson has retired from rugby due to a knee injury

Gloucester lock James Hudson forced to retire with knee injury

England caretaker manager Gareth Southgate believes the Parklife project will benefit the national game

FA invests in new grassroots football project

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored both goals for Arsenal in their win over Reading

Arsene Wenger: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gaining confidence in front of goal

Gareth Southgate has the chance to stake his claim for the England manager's role

Martin Glenn believes psychologists can help to improve England's fortunes

Daniel Sturridge scored twice for Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp 'never in doubt' about Daniel Sturridge ability

Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins (right) and Mark Cavendish in action at the Six Day Event

Sir Bradley Wiggins returns to the track as cycling career nears conclusion

Chris Ashton is leaving Saracens at the end of the season

Saracens chief Mark McCall questions Chris Ashton's Toulon decision

James Anderson will definitely miss the first Test against India next month as he recovers from his shoulder injury

No James Anderson for now as England name unchanged squad for India tour

Carlos Alberto scores one of the World Cup's most memorable goals

Pele and Franz Beckenbauer pay tribute to former Brazil captain Carlos Alberto

Trevor Bayliss believes Ben Stokes can become one of the best all-rounders in cricket history

Trevor Bayliss backs Ben Stokes to reach the top after England beat Bangladesh

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has scored once in five senior appearances for England

Marcus Rashford still a possibility for under-21 tournament, says Southgate

Eric Bailly suffered a knee injury during Manchester United's loss at Chelsea

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly out for up to two months with knee injury

Leeds won on penalties

Marco Silvestri the hero as Leeds beat Norwich on penalties

Yaya Toure has been frozen out of the first-team picture at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola refusing to budge over Yaya Toure despite wanting to recall him

Daniel Sturridge celebrates the first of his two goals

Daniel Sturridge's Anfield double sees off Tottenham in EFL Cup fourth round

Harry Maguire, right, and Michael Dawson, left, were on target for Hull

Hull return to winning ways with EFL Cup success against Bristol City

Aleksandar Mitrovic, centre, celebrates his second goal against Preston

Alexander Mitrovic fires double in Newcastle rout

Saracens have confirmed that Chris Ashton will join Toulon next season

Chris Ashton to join Toulon from Saracens

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain struck both of Arsenal's goals against Reading

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain double fires Arsenal into last eight of EFL Cup

Thomas Voeckler beats Nicolas Roche to the line in Scarborough in the 2016 edition of the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire routes offer World Championship clues, says race organiser

Antonio Conte has defended his touchline conduct

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte defends his touchline conduct

Marcus Rashford dreams of scoring against Manchester City at Old Trafford

Marcus Rashford targets goal against Manchester City at Old Trafford

Gary Caldwell has been sacked by Wigan

Gary Caldwell sacked by Wigan

Vern Cotter has named five England-based players in his Scotland squad for the November Tests

Vern Cotter disappointed not to continue in Scotland role

Bastian Schweinsteiger, pictured, can get Manchester United moving again, according to Manuel Neuer

Bastian Schweinsteiger can lift Manchester United - Manuel Neuer

Watford are the subject of allegations in a Daily Telegraph report

Watford launch probe after allegations of giving EFL false financial documents

Walter Zenga has been sacked by Wolves

Wolves sack head coach Walter Zenga

Wales are hopeful George North will prove his fitness for the autumn opener against Australia by playing for Northampton Saints on Friday.

Wales remain hopeful George North can prove fitness

Slaven Bilic's West Ham play London rivals Chelsea in the EFL Cup

Antonio Conte's aggression is good - West Ham boss Slaven Bilic

Former Bath head coach Mike Ford has taken charge of first team affairs at French club Toulon

Mike Ford replaces Diego Dominguez at Toulon helm

An injury to Wladimir Klitschko is partly behind the postponement of his bout with Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua will not fight Wladimir Klitschko in December

Jamie Vardy has been nominated for the Ballon d'Or

Jamie Vardy named among Ballon d'Or nominees

Saracens and England lock Maro Itoje will be out for six weeks after fracturing his right hand

Maro Itoje injury blow for England ahead of autumn Tests

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