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Defeat to France adds to misery for England Women

England Women crashed to a late defeat in France as their first match since Mark Sampson’s sacking failed to bring any feel-good factor after another damaging week for the national side.

Antonio Conte congratulates two-goal striker Michy Batshuayi (Matt Dunham/AP)

Antonio Conte is not feeling any pressure at Chelsea

Antonio Conte insists he is not feeling the pressure after Chelsea fought back to snatch a thrilling 4-2 win over Watford.

Michy Batshuayi bagged a brace for Chelsea against Watford (Victoria Jones/PA)

Michy Batshuayi bags a brace as Chelsea hit back to beat Watford

Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to score twice as Chelsea fought back from behind to win a six-goal thriller against Watford.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has no Wembley worries (Anthony Devlin/Empics)

Liverpool boss Klopp insists he has no fear of Wembley ahead of Tottenham trip

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he has no fear of Wembley despite suffering only heartbreak on his two competitive visits there.

Sergio Aguero joined Manchester City from Atletico Madrid in 2011 (Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Sergio Aguero’s Manchester City goals

Sergio Aguero has moved level with Eric Brook as Manchester City’s leading goalscorer after netting against Burnley from the penalty spot.

Andres Iniesta, right, scored Barca's second goal (Manu Fernandez/AP)

Gerard Deulofeu’s fortuitous opener helps LaLiga leaders Barcelona beat Malaga

Barcelona maintained their four-point lead at the top of LaLiga with a 2-0 win over bottom club Malaga at the Nou Camp, where Gerard Deulofeu’s early goal should have been ruled out.

Jose Mourinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ( Daniel Hambury/Empics)

Jose Mourinho expects Ibrahimovic to return from injury by end of the year

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expects to have Zlatan Ibrahimovic back fit before the end of the year.

Sergio Aguero celebrates equalling Manchester City's goalscoring record (Martin Rickett/PA)

Sergio Aguero equals record as Man City beat Burnley

Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time scoring record as Pep Guardiola’s side set a new club best of 11 victories in a row with a 3-0 win against Burnley.

Huddersfield players celebrate beating Manchester United (Nigel French/PA)

Huddersfield hold on to secure famous win over Manchester United

Huddersfield handed Manchester United a bloody nose at the John Smith’s Stadium, with goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre consigning Jose Mourinho’s side to a first defeat of the Premier League season.

Lewis Hamilton is closing in on a fourth world title (Tony Gutierrez/AP)

Lewis Hamilton vows F1 title will have been hard-earned despite Vettel troubles

Title favourite Lewis Hamilton has insisted he will be a worthy champion despite Sebastian Vettel’s recent implosion clearing the road to glory.

Lewis Hamilton secured another pole in the US (Eric Gay/AP)

Lewis Hamilton secures another pole

Lewis Hamilton will start the United States Grand Prix from pole position after blitzing his rivals in Austin on Saturday.

Davinson Sanchez joined Tottenham in the summer (Adam Davy/PA)

Davinson Sanchez urges Tottenham to build on hard-earned draw at Real Madrid

Tottenham defender Davinson Sanchez is urging his team-mates to carry their Real Madrid momentum into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Liverpool.

Andy Murray has a hip injury (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Andy Murray provides injury update

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for the injured Andy Murray?

Alex Walmsley  is desperate  for a chance in England's World Cup campaign (Martin Rickett/PA)

Alex Walmsley hungry to win first England cap against Australia

Alex Walmsley is itching to make his international debut after having his appetite whetted by England’s friendly win in Perth.

Sofiane Boufal scores a late winner for Southampton (Adam Davy/PA)

Sofiane Boufal grabs late winner for Southampton against West Brom

A stunning solo goal from Sofiane Boufal lit up St Mary’s as Southampton beat West Brom 1-0.

Owen Farrell kicked four conversions and a penalty (Paul Harding/PA)

Saracens made to work hard before edging past Ospreys in Champions Cup

Saracens shrugged off their post-Northampton lethargy to reclaim top place in Pool Two of the Champions Cup by registering a bonus-point 36-34 victory over a spirited Ospreys at Allianz Park.

Sergio Aguero scores goal number 177 for Manchester City (Martin Rickett/PA)

Sergio Aguero earns a piece of Man City history with record-equalling goal

Sergio Aguero has equalled Manchester City’s goalscoring record after netting his 177th for the club in Saturday’s Premier League clash against Burnley.

Dries Mertens was off target for Napoli (Cesare Abbate/AP)

Napoli drop first Serie A points of season as second-placed Inter secure draw

Napoli saw their 100 per cent start to the Serie A season ended as they were held to a 0-0 draw by second-placed Inter Milan at the Stadio San Paolo.

Ben Simmons' efforts were in vain (Frank Gunn/AP)

Ben Simmons efforts not enough as Philadelphia 76ers defeated by Toronto Raptors

Ben Simmons produced an impressive display but it was not enough to stop the Philadelphia 76ers from losing to the Toronto Raptors.

Alex Blackwell paced Australia to victory (Nick Potts/PA)

Gardner and Blackwell star as Australia draw first blood in Women’s Ashes

Ashleigh Gardner starred with ball and bat as Australia drew first blood in the Women’s Ashes by beating England in a tense series opening one-day international in Brisbane.

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