Brilliant Garcia storms into lead

Romsey Advertiser: Sergio Garcia put in a phenomenal display on the back nine (AP)

12:06am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A stunning round of 61 gave Sergio Garcia a three-shot lead over Ryder Cup team-mate Justin Rose at the halfway stage of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Friday.

Lampard to join City - reports

Romsey Advertiser: The move could boost Frank Lampard's hopes of staying in the England squad

11:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

Frank Lampard is on the verge of joining Manchester City on loan, according to reports.

Ancelotti: Title is big ask for LVG

Romsey Advertiser: Carlo Ancelotti knows the challenges of winning the top flight in England

10:47pm Friday 1st August 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has told Louis van Gaal he will find it extremely hard to win the title with Manchester United next season.

Wenger proud of Gunners achievement

Romsey Advertiser: Arsene Wenger signed a three-year deal in the summer

10:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

Arsene Wenger believes keeping Arsenal competitive in their barren years has been the most important achievement of his reign.

Gaskell grabs derby win for Bulls

Romsey Advertiser: Former Salford player Lee Gaskell settled the West Yorkshire derby

10:21pm Friday 1st August 2014

Lee Gaskell's late try was the difference as Bradford beat Leeds 20-14 in the last West Yorkshire derby between the teams before the Bulls are relegated to the Kingstone Press Championship.

Old Trafford washed out

Romsey Advertiser: Rain ruled at Emirates Old Trafford

7:44pm Friday 1st August 2014

Lancashire and Glamorgan saw their NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final washed out without a ball bowled at Emirates Old Trafford, raising the prospect of a second bowl out in five years for the hosts.

Lewis leaps to gold

Romsey Advertiser: Steve Lewis, right, pipped team-mate Luke Cutts, left, to gold

12:06am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Steve Lewis won pole vault gold for England after a jump-off with team-mate Luke Cutts at the Commonwealth Games.

Bolt eases Jamaica into relay final

Romsey Advertiser: Usain Bolt, centre right, looked typically untroubled at Hampden Park

10:03pm Friday 1st August 2014

Usain Bolt ended a week of controversy and speculation by finally making his Commonwealth Games debut at a packed Hampden Park on Friday night.

Silver delight for Daley and Denny

Romsey Advertiser: James Denny, right, and Tom Daley, left, executed a stunning last dive to take silver

9:16pm Friday 1st August 2014

A near-perfect last dive earned England's Tom Daley and James Denny Commonwealth Games silver - missing out on gold by a minute margin - after just a week's preparation on Friday night.

Anderson not guilty of ICC breach

Romsey Advertiser: James Anderson, left, and Ravindra Jadeja, right, were both cleared of wrongdoing

4:27pm Friday 1st August 2014

James Anderson has been cleared of any wrong-doing in his spat with Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test.

Hamilton heads into break on a high

Romsey Advertiser: Lewis Hamilton, pictured, is 11 points adrift of championship leader and team-mate Nico Rosberg

12:51pm Friday 1st August 2014

Lewis Hamilton heads into Formula One's summer break with a smile on his face after believing he has proven himself in times of adversity.

Lewis takes pole vault gold

Romsey Advertiser: Steven Lewis has now taken a bronze, silver and gold at Commonwealth Games

8:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

Steven Lewis eked past Luke Cutts in an all-English jump-off to secure pole vault gold at Glasgow 2014.

Suarez appeal set for next week

Romsey Advertiser: Luis Suarez's ban appeal will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

1:45pm Friday 1st August 2014

Luis Suarez will have his appeal against a four-month ban for biting heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport next week.

Horne: No more confusion on betting

Romsey Advertiser: Alex Horne is backing the betting ban to help combat match-fixing

8:36am Friday 1st August 2014

Football Association general secretary Alex Horne says the total ban on any gambling on football by players or coaches that comes into force today will help the fight against match-fixing.

Wenger: No player 'too good' for us

Romsey Advertiser: Luis Suarez, right, was targeted by Arsenal last summer

3:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

Arsene Wenger has dismissed Steven Gerrard's claims that Luis Suarez was too good to move to Arsenal last summer.

Bruce hopeful of progression

Romsey Advertiser: Alex Bruce is 'quietly confident' of beating AS Trencin at home in the Europa League third qualifying round

3:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

Alex Bruce says Hull are "quietly confident" of reaching the Europa League play-offs despite being held to a goalless draw by AS Trencin on Thursday night.

Daley and Denny secure silver

Romsey Advertiser: James Denny, left, and Tom Daley finished with a flourish to take silver

8:17pm Friday 1st August 2014

Tom Daley and James Denny came agonisingly close to Commonwealth Games gold in the men's synchronised 10m platform on Friday evening after a near-perfect final dive which left them settling for silver.

Fourth Glasgow gold for Fragapane

Romsey Advertiser: Claudia Fragapane claimed her fourth gold of the Games by winning the women's floor final

6:02pm Friday 1st August 2014

England's Claudia Fragapane has won her fourth gold of the Commonwealth Games after she claimed the individual floor title at Glasgow's SSE Hydro.

Laugher at the double in Edinburgh

Romsey Advertiser: Jack Laugher, pictured, and Chris Mears took top honours for England

12:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

Jack Laugher claimed his second gold of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in combining with Chris Mears to win men's synchronised three-metres springboard title on Friday.

Anderson set to discover fate

Romsey Advertiser: James Anderson, right, will undergo his hearing on the Level 3 charge

10:01am Friday 1st August 2014

England have an extensive contingency plan should James Anderson be unavailable for his home Test as they try to consolidate against India after their first victory in almost a year.

Bruce rues Huddlestone miss

Romsey Advertiser: Steve Bruce believes Hull need to practice penalties

6:05am Friday 1st August 2014

Tom Huddlestone's close-range miss was "easier to score" according to Hull boss Steve Bruce, after the blunder saw his side settle for a goalless draw on their European bow against AS Trencin.

Wane delighted with Wigan response

Romsey Advertiser: Wigan coach Shaun Wane was understandably delighted with his side's big win over Salford

7:02am Friday 1st August 2014

Wigan coach Shaun Wane was thrilled with the way his side responded to their shock defeat at Bradford by producing an eight-try demolition of Salford.

Hull held in Slovakia

Romsey Advertiser: Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty for Hull

8:11pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Hull had to settle for a goalless draw on their competitive European debut as Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty and a point-blank follow-up against Slovakia's AS Trencin.

Morrison remanded in custody

Romsey Advertiser: Ravel Morrison will remain in custody until August 7

1:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

Kent claim high-scoring thriller

Romsey Advertiser: Sam Billings scored at a blistering pace

8:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Kent edged a high-scoring Royal London One-Day Cup thriller against Somerset at Taunton, claiming a two-run victory on day when a total of 754 were scored.

Child savours special silver

Romsey Advertiser: Scotland's Eilidh Child celebrates her silver medal in the Women's 400m hurdles

10:29pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Eilidh Child hailed one of the greatest days of her life as the poster girl of the Commonwealth Games landed silver in the 400 metres hurdles.

Weirwolf roars back to gold glory

Romsey Advertiser: David Weir celebrates winning gold

8:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

David Weir revived memories of his London 2012 heroics by racing to Commonwealth gold at Hampden Park.

Suarez 'too good for the Gunners'

Romsey Advertiser: Luis Suarez, right, was warned off a move to Arsenal by Steven Gerrard, left

9:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

Steven Gerrard told Luis Suarez he was "too good for Arsenal" when the North Londoners bid for him last summer.

Aussies banish coach Hollingsworth

Romsey Advertiser: Sally Pearson came under criticism from Eric Hollingsworth

10:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

Athletics Australia's British head coach Eric Hollingsworth has been sent home from the Commonwealth Games after his outspoken attack on Olympic sprint hurdles champion Sally Pearson.

United owners warn investors

Romsey Advertiser: The Glazers are selling a further five per cent of shares in Manchester United

9:35am Thursday 31st July 2014

Manchester United's owners have warned potential investors that the club may fail to attract or retain top players and coaches if they fail to qualify for the Champions League again this coming season.

Weirwolf roars back to gold glory

Romsey Advertiser: David Weir enjoyed yet more success on British soil

10:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir postponed retirement to compete at the Commonwealth Games and did not disappoint, winning gold for England in some style.

Rose inspires with flawless 65

Romsey Advertiser: Justin Rose trails by just one shot in Ohio (AP)

11:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Justin Rose gave himself a belated birthday present with a brilliant opening round in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron on Thursday.

Bolt on mission to thrill Scots

Romsey Advertiser: Usain Bolt has been putting in the hard yards ahead of his Commonwealth Games bow

2:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Usain Bolt is set to win back Glaswegian hearts on Friday night when he finally takes to the Hampden Park track for the heats of the 4 x 100 metres.

Mourinho: Lukaku lacked motivation

Romsey Advertiser: Jose Mourinho, left, and Romelu Lukaku, right, did not speak before the latter's move to Everton

8:31am Thursday 31st July 2014

Jose Mourinho sold Romelu Lukaku to Everton because he did not believe the striker had the motivation to fight for a place at Chelsea.

Martinez: Big fee won't affect Rom

Romsey Advertiser: Romelu Lukaku signed a five-year contract with the Toffees on Wednesday night

4:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Everton may have smashed their transfer record to sign striker Romelu Lukaku but manager Roberto Martinez insists the fee is irrelevant if the player fulfils his potential.

Wonder Whitlock wins third gold

Romsey Advertiser: Max Whitlock is enjoying a dream Commonwealth Games

3:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

England's Max Whitlock won his third gold of the Commonwealth Games as he was crowned men's floor champion at the SSE Hydro on Thursday.

Morrison facing assault charges

Romsey Advertiser: Ravel Morrison is due at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on Thursday

9:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.

Cook savours win but remains calm

Romsey Advertiser: Alastair Cook felt the whole England team contributed to the third Test win over India

4:58pm Thursday 31st July 2014

England's celebrations were deserved yet muted after they at last broke their long winless streak against India at the Ageas Bowl.

Deila disappointed after defeat

Romsey Advertiser: Ronny Deila's side have it all to do in the return leg at Murrayfield

6:31am Thursday 31st July 2014

Celtic manager Ronny Deila admits he was "unbelievably disappointed" after the calamitous and crushing 4-1 defeat by Legia Warsaw in the first leg of the Champions League third qualifier at the Pepsi Arena.

England level series

Romsey Advertiser: Moeen Ali took six wickets to help England record victory

1:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Moeen Ali and James Anderson led England's surge to a series-levelling 266-run victory with more than two sessions to spare in the third Investec Test against India.

Jenkinson joins Hammers on loan

Romsey Advertiser: Carl Jenkinson has joined West Ham on loan

9:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

West Ham have signed Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on a season-long loan.

Gelling claims hat-trick in win

Romsey Advertiser: Anthony Gelling scored a hat-trick for Wigan

10:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Cook Island international Anthony Gelling overshadowed the eagerly-awaited return of Joel Tomkins by scoring his first hat-trick of tries in Super League to help Wigan to a 45-4 rout of Salford.

Celtic suffer heavy defeat

Romsey Advertiser: Ronny Deila's Celtic side slipped to a 4-1 defeat in Warsaw (AP)

2:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

Celtic's Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after a dispiriting 4-1 defeat by Legia Warsaw in the third qualifying round first leg at the Pepsi Arena in which the Scottish champions were lucky to escape without further punishment.

Greg: Critics wrong to write me off

Romsey Advertiser: Greg Rutherford leapt to victory in the men's long jump at Hampden

8:40pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A year after fearing his career was over, Greg Rutherford defied the doubters who branded his Olympic gold a fluke by landing the Commonwealth long jump title in Glasgow.

Scholes: I don't expect LVG to call

Romsey Advertiser: Paul Scholes was briefly part of the Manchester United coaching staff last season

6:27pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes is yet to hear from the club's new manager Louis van Gaal and feels it is "probably a bit too late now" in terms of being offered a coaching position by them.

Toffees set to announce Lukaku

Romsey Advertiser: Romelu Lukaku enjoyed a successful loan spell at Everton last season

3:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Everton are set to announce the signing of Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku in a club-record deal after calling a press conference for 7pm.

England on course for victory

Romsey Advertiser: Moeen Ali, centre, is congratulated by his team-mates after taking the wicket of Virat Kohli

6:57pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

England were bang on course to end their long winless run with a first success in 11 Tests, as India stumbled in pursuit of a world-record run chase at the Ageas Bowl.

Wolff happy with Hamilton actions

Romsey Advertiser: Toto Wolff says Mercedes are comfortable with Lewis Hamilton's decision to ignore team orders in Hungary

4:51pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff insists the team are comfortable with Lewis Hamilton's decision to ignore team orders on his way to third place in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Injured Nadal a US Open doubt

Romsey Advertiser: Rafael Nadal faces a race against time to be fit for the US Open

6:44pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Rafael Nadal's US Open participation has been called into question by an injury which will force him to wear a cast on his right wrist for up to three weeks.

Golden glory for Whitlock

Romsey Advertiser: England's Max Whitlock took his second gold of the Games

6:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Max Whitlock has claimed his first individual all-around gold medal at a major competition after a stunning display at the Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.






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