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Capello to decide on captain

Fabio Capello says he has yet to decide whether Rio Ferdinand will reclaim the England captaincy upon his return to the squad. Ferdinand was named England captain earlier this year after John Terry was stripped of the armband following allegations regarding the Chelsea defender’s private life. However, Ferdinand missed the […]

Jorge Lorenzo signs new deal to stay with Yamaha Racing

Lorenzo is on the verge of winning the MotoGP crown Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo, firmly on course for his first MotoGP title, has signed a two-year deal to stay with Yamaha. The 23-year-old will continue with the Japanese manufacturer in 2011 and 2012, having joined its team in 2008. “My first […]

Mark Webber calm as Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso closes in

Red Bull’s Mark Webber has admitted the momentum is with Fernando Alonso and Ferrari as the Formula 1 season nears its climax with four races remaining. Webber leads the Spaniard by 11 points ahead of next week’s Japanese GP, but Alonso has won three of the last five. “Yes, they […]

Wayne Rooney wants chance to rediscover best form

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes he must be given the chance to play himself back into form. The 24-year-old has suffered from poor performances and off-field controversy this season but has defended himself by insisting: “I’m only a human being.” Rooney is currently sidelined with an ankle injury, although […]

Manchester City reveal financial losses of £121m

Manchester City have announced losses of £121m for the 12 months leading up to 31 May this year, having spent more on wages than their entire turnover. The financial losses, up from £92.5m for the previous year, represent one of the heaviest in Premier League history. Chief executive Garry Cook […]

EPL: Sunderland V Manchester United

Sunderland League Position: 11th League Form: DDDWL You can instantly tell when a previously small-time club is genuinely on the up when they pick up a result at a place like Anfield and no-one even batters an eye-lid. That is precisely what Sunderland down last weekend. Granted their opponents are […]

EPL: Tottenham Hotspur V Aston Villa

Tottenham Hotspur League Position: 8th League Form: LWDLW Tottenham Hotspur bounced back from their hugely disappointing outing in the Premier League last weekend, when losing their first away game of the season 1-0 to West Ham United, as goals from Rafael Van Der Vaart, Gareth Bale and a Roman Pavlyuchenko […]

Butt retracts fixing claim

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt has withdrawn his allegation of match-fixing against the England team. Butt claimed he had heard from “bookie’s circles” that England’s players had “accepted enormous amounts of money” to throw the third one-day international with Pakistan at the Oval on September 17. Pakistan won the […]