Wiggins to ride Tour of Britain

Romsey Advertiser: Sir Bradley Wiggins will be back to defend the title he won in last year's Tour of Britain

11:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will defend his Tour of Britain title after being named as the leader of Team Sky's squad for the race, which begins in Liverpool on Sunday.

Donald misses out for Europe

Romsey Advertiser: Paul McGinley, pictured, has named Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher as his three wild cards

12:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

European captain Paul McGinley on Tuesday completed his Ryder Cup team for Gleneagles by naming Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher as his three wild cards.

England lose early wickets

Romsey Advertiser: Alex Hales was bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar for six

11:49am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

England hit early trouble against India at Edgbaston in their bid to avoid a fifth defeat in their last six one-day international series.

Watford turn to Garcia

Romsey Advertiser: Oscar Garcia was coveted by other clubs before deciding upon Watford

11:07am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Watford have appointed former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia as their new head coach.

Prem clubs smash spending record

Romsey Advertiser: Angel di Maria completed his £59.7m move to Manchester United last week

10:35am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Premier League clubs have smashed the record for spending on transfers in the summer window after splashing out £835million on new players, according to analysts.

Falcao completes Old Trafford move

Romsey Advertiser: United worked late into the night to sign Radamel Falcao

8:27am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Manchester United had to work late into the night to finalise the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao but eventually completed a season-long loan for the Colombian.

Murray getting back to his best

Romsey Advertiser: Andy Murray, pictured, is happy with his form ahead of a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic (AP)

7:47am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Andy Murray feels he is close to hitting top form after an impressive victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga set up a blockbuster US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Tigers complete Ben Arfa swoop

Romsey Advertiser: Hatem Ben Arfa has signed for Hull on loan from Newcastle United

1:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Hull have completed the loan signing of playmaker Hatem Ben Arfa from Newcastle, completing a stunning day of transfer activity for the Tigers who also brought in Abel Hernandez, Gaston Ramirez and Mohamed Diame.

Gunners seal late Welbeck move

Romsey Advertiser: England forward Danny Welbeck has signed a five-year deal at Arsenal

1:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Arsenal have announced the signing of England international forward Danny Welbeck from Barclays Premier League rivals Manchester United for an undisclosed fee.

Kirk wins in Boston

Romsey Advertiser: Chris Kirk has won the Deutsche Bank Championship (AP)

7:47am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Chris Kirk shot a bogey-free final round to clinch the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on Monday.

Bell injury blow for England

Romsey Advertiser: Ian Bell will sit out the fourth ODI against India

10:53am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

England batsman Ian Bell has been ruled out of the fourth Royal London Series match against India at Edgbaston with a toe injury.

Villa end interest in Cleverley

Romsey Advertiser: Manchester United's Tom Cleverley is staying at Old Trafford

10:44pm Monday 1st September 2014

Aston Villa pulled the plug on their chase for Tom Cleverley over the midfielder's wage demands.

Gunners close in on Welbeck

Romsey Advertiser: Manchester United Danny striker Welbeck is understood to be in talks over a move to Arsenal

6:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck as talks continue to complete the deal before the close of the transfer window, Press Association Sport understands.

Duo set for Saints medicals

Romsey Advertiser: Southampton look to have won the race to sign Belgium international Toby Alderweireld

5:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

Toby Alderweireld and Sadio Mane are undergoing medicals at Southampton, Press Association Sport understands.

Williams eases past Kanepi

Romsey Advertiser: Serena Williams is through to her first grand slam quarter-final of the year in New York (AP)

7:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

Serena Williams reached her first grand slam quarter-final of the year with victory over Kaia Kanepi at the US Open.

Slow-starting Federer hits top gear

Romsey Advertiser: Roger Federer bounced back in style after losing the first set (AP)

6:50am Monday 1st September 2014

Roger Federer recovered from dropping his first set of the tournament to race into the fourth round of the US Open.

Palace agree McArthur deal

Romsey Advertiser: James McArthur is set to leave Wigan

10:49am Monday 1st September 2014

Crystal Palace have agreed a new club-record £7million fee with Wigan for midfielder James McArthur, Press Association Sport understands.

Saints lose interest in Townsend

Romsey Advertiser: Andros Townsend is set to stay at White Hart Lane

10:49am Monday 1st September 2014

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend is not one of the players Southampton are looking to sign on deadline day, Press Association Sport understands.

Burnley seal Chalobah loan deal

Romsey Advertiser: Nathaniel Chalobah has joined Burnley on loan from Chelsea

11:51am Monday 1st September 2014

Burnley have announced their second signing of transfer deadline day, with Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah joining the Clarets on loan.

Ex-footballer on bribes plot charge

Romsey Advertiser: Delroy Facey, pictured playing for Hereford in January 2012, has been charged in relation to a match-fixing investigation

2:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

A former Premier League footballer has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery.

Saints swoop for duo

Romsey Advertiser: Toby Alderweireld has joined Southampton

12:01am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Toby Alderweireld and Sadio Mane have completed their deadline-day moves to Southampton, who have managed to keep hold of Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez.

United close to Falcao deal

Romsey Advertiser: Monaco's Radamel Falcao could be set for a loan move to Manchester United

6:15am Monday 1st September 2014

Manchester United were poised to make a sensational deadline-day swoop for Radamel Falcao after agreeing a loan deal with Monaco for the Colombia striker.

Van Ginkel seals Milan loan move

Romsey Advertiser: Marco van Ginkel completed a medical with AC Milan on Monday morning

11:51am Monday 1st September 2014

New AC Milan signing Marco van Ginkel is thrilled to have moved to the San Siro on a season long-loan from Chelsea.

Sinfield quits internationals

Romsey Advertiser: Kevin Sinfield has retired from international rugby league

7:32pm Monday 1st September 2014

Leeds and England captain Kevin Sinfield has called time on his international career with immediate effect.

It's not personal for McGinley

Romsey Advertiser: Paul McGinley will name his wild card selections on Tuesday

3:23pm Monday 1st September 2014

European captain Paul McGinley will leave personal feelings to one side as he weighs up current form against Ryder Cup experience in making his wild card selections on Tuesday.

Moores seeking rapid development

Romsey Advertiser: Peter Moores' England need to shape up for the World Cup

4:15pm Monday 1st September 2014

Peter Moores admits time is short for England to make themselves a competitive force at next year's World Cup.

Rodgers backs trio to shine

Romsey Advertiser: Brendan Rodgers, left, was full of praise for Raheem Sterling, right

6:37am Monday 1st September 2014

Brendan Rodgers believes the future looks bright for Liverpool and England thanks to the ever-improving Raheem Sterling, Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson.

Redknapp and duo reunite at Rangers

Romsey Advertiser: QPR boss Harry Redknapp, left, has been reunited with Sandro

4:16pm Monday 1st September 2014

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has reunited himself with two players he knows well as the Hoops swooped for Sandro and Niko Kranjcar on transfer deadline day.

United seal late Falcao swoop

Romsey Advertiser: Radamel Falcao has completed his loan move to United

10:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Manchester United have completed the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a one-year loan deal with an option to make the switch permanent.

Murray sinks Tsonga

Romsey Advertiser: Andy Murray, pictured, eased to victory against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (AP)

10:28pm Monday 1st September 2014

Andy Murray recorded his best win since lifting the Wimbledon trophy last year to set up a blockbuster US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Van Gaal has faith in Blind

Romsey Advertiser: Daley Blind has joined Manchester United for £14million from Ajax

9:34pm Monday 1st September 2014

Manchester United's summer transfer dash continued on deadline day with the signing of Dutch international Daley Blind for £14million.

Djokovic strolls past Kohlschreiber

Romsey Advertiser: Novak Djokovic is into the quarter-finals of the US Open

8:25pm Monday 1st September 2014

World number one Novak Djokovic has moved into the quarter-finals of a grand slam for the 22nd time in a row after seeing off Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in the US Open on Monday.

Richards seals Fiorentina loan move

Romsey Advertiser: Micah Richards has joined Fiorentina on a season-long loan

12:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

Micah Richards has joined Serie A side Fiorentina on a season-long loan after admitting defeat in his pursuit of first team football at Manchester City.

Lambert sees bright Villa future

Romsey Advertiser: Paul Lambert saw his side continue their impressive start to the season

9:24pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert believes owner Randy Lerner's honesty over his desire to sell the club has contributed to their best Barclays Premier League start in eight years.

Zimbabwe stun Australia

Romsey Advertiser: Zimbabwe made history with their victory over Australia (AP)

5:25pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Zimbabwe caused a major upset as they beat Australia for the first time in 31 years after claiming a three-wicket win in the ODI triangular series in Harare.

Ulloa goal denies toothless Arsenal

Romsey Advertiser: Leonardo Ulloa celebrates the equaliser

6:22pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Leonardo Ulloa claimed a deserved point for Leicester as they matched Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium.

Villa maintain unbeaten start

Romsey Advertiser: Andreas Weimann, left, scored Aston Villa's second goal against Hull

3:52pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Aston Villa's unbeaten start to the Barclays Premier League season continued as goals from Gabriel Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann put away Hull at Villa Park.

Impressive Reds ease past Spurs

Romsey Advertiser: Steven Gerrard, centre, scored Liverpool's second goal in another big win over Tottenham

3:52pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Alberto Moreno's exquisite solo strike capped a dominant Liverpool performance as Mauricio Pochettino's perfect start to life at Tottenham came to an abrupt end.

Yorkshire on top in Roses clash

Romsey Advertiser: Ryan Sidebottom took three wickets in a dominant Yorkshire performance

7:29pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Title-chasing Yorkshire made light of losing the toss and clearly held the upper hand by the close of the first day of the LV= County Championship Division One Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

Tigers go second with Bulls win

Romsey Advertiser: Daryl Clark was a stand-out performer for Castleford

5:41pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Castleford shrugged off fears of a Wembley hangover as they beat a resurgent Bradford 32-18 despite the best efforts of Lee Gaskell to move up to second in the First Utility Super League.

McIlroy in the mix

Romsey Advertiser: Rory McIlroy was in blistering form in Boston (AP)

9:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Rory McIlroy catapulted himself into contention at the Deutsche Bank Championship with a flawless seven-under 64 that leaves him just two shots off the lead.

England duo suffer setbacks

Romsey Advertiser: Jason Roy avoided a fracture on his thumb injury

3:38pm Sunday 31st August 2014

England's NatWest Twenty20 International plans were hit by injuries to call-ups Jason Roy and Tim Bresnan, within hours of them being named in the squad to face India.

Wozniacki back in the big time

Romsey Advertiser: Caroline Wozniacki is through to the quarter-finals (AP)

9:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Caroline Wozniacki showed she is back as a force in women's tennis by stunning Maria Sharapova to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.

Marquez wins Silverstone thriller

Romsey Advertiser: Marc Marquez celebrates winning at Silverstone

3:10pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Marc Marquez endured a race-long battle with Jorge Lorenzo from start to finish before claiming victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Costa savours strong start

Romsey Advertiser: Goalscorer Diego Costa is happy to lead Chelsea's early-season charge

1:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Striker Diego Costa hopes his impressive start to his Chelsea career is a good omen for the club.

Kvitova crashes out

Romsey Advertiser: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova lost in the third round of the US Open (AP)

7:03am Sunday 31st August 2014

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova became the latest big-name casualty at the US Open but Serena Williams continued her march through the draw.

Sagna sad after losing debut

Romsey Advertiser: Bacary Sagna endured a losing debut for Manchester City

1:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Bacary Sagna insists Manchester City will knuckle down and get back to work following the first setback in their Barclays Premier League title defence.

Day joins Palmer in top spot

Romsey Advertiser: Jason Day is in the hunt for his third PGA Tour title (AP)

7:55am Sunday 31st August 2014

Australia's Jason Day moved joint top of the leaderboard alongside overnight leader Ryan Palmer following the second round at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Redknapp backs Austin to succeed

Romsey Advertiser: Charlie Austin scored his first top-flight goal on Saturday

1:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Harry Redknapp has backed Charlie Austin to become the latest former non-League star to make a successful transition to life in the top-flight.

Mata frustrated by long balls

Romsey Advertiser: Juan Mata feels Manchester United played too many long balls towards Robin van Persie, pictured

1:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Juan Mata was annoyed to see his Manchester United team-mates resort to route-one football at times in Saturday's disappointing draw at Burnley.






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