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Manchester United and their executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward expect annual revenue to surpass the £500million mark

Ed Woodward defends transfer record with United on track for record revenue

Jonathan Joseph struggled to make an impact against Scotland

Jonathan Joseph wants to make statement of intent against Italy

Joe Root will be returning to the scene of his last Test hundred, in Johannesburg

England batsman Joe Root hoping for same again at the Wanderers

Lord Coe is fighting to keep a blue-chip sponsor of the IAAF

Lord Coe hits out at Nestle over sponsorship withdrawal

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Wales captain Sam Warburton, pictured, has praised fly-half Dan Biggar's professionalism

'Diligent' Dan Biggar earns high praise from Wales captain Sam Warburton

Rio Ferdinand, right, admits his former teammate Ryan Giggs would be a risky appointment

Giggs would be a gamble for Manchester United, claims Rio Ferdinand

Vern Cotter says Scotland are moving in the right direction despite eight successive RBS 6 Nations defeats.

Scotland coach Vern Cotter stays optimistic ahead of Six Nations game in Cardiff

Liverpool owners John W Henry (left) and Tom Werner have reacted to fans protests by doing an about-turn on proposed ticket price rises.

Liverpool owners apologise and scrap ticket price hike that stunned fans

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Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl

Sunderland sack Adam Johnson

Dimitri Payet has committed his long-term future to West Ham

Dimitri Payet signs new long-term contract with West Ham

Fly-half Dan Biggar will start for Wales in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash with Scotland

It's the greatest comeback since Lazarus for Wales playmaker Dan Biggar

Fergus McFadden will start on the bench for Ireland in Paris

Ireland unsettled as France test looms in Six Nations

Liverpool fans' walkout protest is being hailed as a "game-changer".

Liverpool ticket U-turn a "game-changer" claims Football Supporters Federation

Bojan Krkic has signed a new deal with Stoke

Stoke hope securing Bojan's services can convince Marko Arnautovic to commit

David Millar is working with Great Britain's academy in a mentor role

David Millar to mentor young British cyclists on dangers of drug-taking

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Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has questioned the conduct of a FIFA presidency rival

Prince Ali claims FIFA rival Sheikh Salman failed to protect imprisoned players

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster, pictured, saves the decisive penalty from Peterborough's Lee Angol to win the shoot-out 4-3

Tony Pulis cancels West Brom's day off to assess injury crisis

England's Alastair Cook wants Joe Root (right) to be protected

Alastair Cook: Time must be found to rest versatile England stars

Bolton boss Neil Lennon paid tribute to long-serving chairman Phil Gartside following his death from cancer

Neil Lennon believes survival would be Bolton's perfect tribute to Phil Gartside

Peterborough's Jon Taylor, left, opened the scoring against West Brom during their FA Cup fourth round replay

West Brom need penalties to sink Peterborough and earn FA Cup trip to Reading

Adam Johnson appeared in the dock at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday

England footballer Adam Johnson admits child sex charge

Ed Woodward will be put on the spot by investors on Thursday

Manchester United shareholders set to have their say

Claudio Ranieri aims to ensure that Leicester's successful season is not a one-off

Claudio Ranieri building to repeat Leicester's 'strange year'

Beth Tweddle continues to make good progress following an accident

Beth Tweddle takes first steps after undergoing neck surgery

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside has passed away

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside dies after cancer battle

Toni Minichiello, left, will not pressurise Jessica Ennis-Hill, right, to compete in Rio

Toni Minichiello calls for Britain's Olympic preparation camp to be moved

Trevor Bayliss, pictured, has a 'gut feel' that Liam Dawson can prove himself at home in international cricket

England boss Trevor Bayliss won over by 'cheeky' new boy Liam Dawson

Liverpool's owners have performed a U-turn on proposed ticket increases

Reds owners apologise to fans - and announce U-turn on proposed ticket increases

Lord Coe said he was 'angered and dismayed' by the announcement

Lord Coe: IAAF "will not accept" Nestle's decision to terminate sponsorship

Jack Nowell, pictured, is excited by Eddie Jones' vision of England's future

Jack Nowell energised by prospect of England meeting Eddie Jones' demands

England defence coach Paul Gustard , pictured, says Maro Itoje has had a 'stellar season'

England defence coach Paul Gustard tips Maro Itoje for big things

A Dortmund banner which translates as 'football has to be affordable'

Atmosphere at Premier League grounds destroyed by ticket prices - Dortmund fan

Premier League clubs are coming under pressure to resist increasing the price of tickets

Football fans across Europe set to unite in protest over rising ticket prices

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Scotland's Jonny Gray is looking forward to his first taste of action at Cardiff's Principality Stadium

Jonny Gray: Scotland not concerned about vociferous Welsh crowd

Hampshire's Liam Dawson has had a whirlwind year

Liam Dawson reflects on 'amazing' England call-up

Mo Farah will race in Birmingham in June

Mo Farah announces Diamond League date in Birmingham

Dave Kearney has warned Ireland about the importance of shutting down France's dangerous backline threats

Ireland must shut down France Sevens star Virimi Vakatawa - Dave Kearney

Dimitri Payet has attracted interest from Manchester City

Football rumours from the UK media

Eoin Morgan felt his England bowlers were below-par

England skipper Eoin Morgan staying positive despite heavy defeat

Slaven Bilic's West Ham lost three players to injury with at least two more limping through the final minutes

Slaven Bilic "proud" of West Ham after dramatic FA Cup win over Liverpool

Eddie Jones insists England are not fit enough for their summer tour to Australia

Eddie Jones: England squad fit enough for Six Nations but not for Australia tour

Tennis is facing a new scandal

Tennis facing fresh scandal with two officials banned and four suspended

Andy Murray and wife Kim have had their first child

Andy Murray's newborn daughter 'doing well'

Jamie Vardy has helped fire Leicester to the top of the table

Jamie Vardy insists top-of-the-table Leicester are just 'enjoying the ride'

Paul O'Connell was suffering from a hamstring injury sustained at the World Cup

Former Ireland captain Paul O'Connell heads for retirement

Tevita Cavubati has been banned for nine weeks after being found guilty of a biting offence

Worcester lock Tevita Cavubati handed nine-week ban for biting

Jordan Rhodes, right, netted a last-minute equaliser for Middlesbrough

Jordan Rhodes' first goal for Middlesbrough earns draw at MK Dons

Sergio Busquets has made over 300 appearances for Barcelona

Sergio Busquets 'would be honoured' to work with Pep Guardiola again

Angelo Ogbonna headed a last-gasp winner for West Ham against Liverpool

Angelo Ogbonna's last-gasp winner edges West Ham past Liverpool in FA Cup

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