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James Anderson: Ben Duckett incident ‘blown out of proportion’

James Anderson believes the incident that saw England Lions batsman Ben Duckett pour a drink over the bowler’s head was “blown out of proportion”.

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Milk and water are claimed to have been thrown at Jose Mourinho (left) after a reported confrontation with City goalkeeper Ederson (Mike Egerton/EMPICS)

City celebrations showed ‘diversity in behaviour and education’, claims Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has questioned Manchester City’s behaviour in the wake of the post-derby fracas.

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Pep Guardiola was unwilling to comment on the details of the alleged melee (Martin Rickett/PA)

Pep Guardiola defends Manchester City celebrations at Old Trafford

Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City’s celebrations after Sunday’s derby victory at Old Trafford were not excessive.

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Toby Alderweireld was injured against Real Madrid

Alderweireld ruled out until February by hamstring injury – Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld will be out until February with a hamstring injury.

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Tyson Fury has been cleared to fight again immediately (Nick Potts/PA)

Tyson Fury sets his sights on Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight titles

Tyson Fury has set his sights on reclaiming the world heavyweight crown after being cleared to fight again immediately.

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Taulupe Faletau is set to miss most of the Six Nations through injury (Joe Giddens/PA)

Taulupe Faletau blow for Wales ahead of Six Nations

Wales could be without star number eight Taulupe Faletau for the whole of this season’s NatWest 6 Nations.

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Chris Gayle lit up the BPL final

Chris Gayle hits 18 sixes to break his own T20 record

Chris Gayle has broken the record for the most sixes in a Twenty20 match, plundering 18 in a score of 146 not out for the Rangpur Riders in the Bangladesh Premier League.

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Sizing john was in majestic form at the weekend

King George off the agenda for Gold Cup hero Sizing John

Sizing John will not take up his entry in the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.

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Jose Mourinho is understood to have been involved in heated exchanges with some City players after the derby (Martin Rickett/PA)

FA gives Manchester rivals until Wednesday to explain Old Trafford fracas

The Football Association has given Manchester United and Manchester City until Wednesday to reply to a request for observations following reports of ugly scenes after City’s 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

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Wimbledon 2017 ? Day Ten ? The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

Johanna Konta hoping new coach Michael Joyce can take her to the next level

Johanna Konta believes her new coach Michael Joyce can help restore her mental toughness and steer her closer to winning a first grand slam.

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will face Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League (Nigel French/Empics)

Chelsea need to produce extra effort to have chance of beating Barcelona – Conte

Head coach Antonio Conte insists Chelsea must be positive about the Champions League draw which sees his side face five-times European champions Barcelona.

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Alastair Cook wants to remain England's Mr Reliable, in a much-changed world (Jason O'Brien/PA)

England have got to smarten up – Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook warns England must wise up to a changed world if they are to regain the respect of a nation.

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Jurgen Klopp stands by view of Everton penalty but admits emotions got to him

Jurgen Klopp stands by view of Everton penalty but admits emotions got to him

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he cannot change his emotional responses but said he had not changed his mind about Everton’s penalty at the weekend.

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Jim Mallinder has left his role as Northampton rugby director (Paul Harding/PA)

Saints seeking ‘world-class’ rugby director to succeed sacked Jim Mallinder

Northampton say they will seek a “world-class” rugby director to succeed Jim Mallinder at Franklin’s Gardens.

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Clark Carlisle and his baby girl

Clarke Carlisle pictured with new baby daughter

Clarke Carlisle has been pictured smiling with his new baby daughter only months after suffering a setback in his battle with depression.

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Leinster Rugby v Northampton Saints ? European Champions Cup ? Pool Four ? The RDS Arena

Five likely candidates to succeed Jim Mallinder as Northampton rugby director

Aviva Premiership club Northampton have sacked their rugby director Jim Mallinder after 10 years in charge at Franklin’s Gardens.

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Alastair Cook

How Alastair Cook’s career compares to his peers on his 150th Test

Alastair Cook will become the first Englishman to play 150 Tests when he opens the batting in the third Ashes match in Perth.

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Might Bite on his way to victory at Aintree

Nicky Henderson says ground key to Might Bite repelling Bristol De Mai challenge

Nicky Henderson would like to see a sound surface at Kempton to boost Might Bite’s bid for glory in the 32Red King George VI Chase.

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Cao Yupeng hits 147 as he eases through in Glasgow

Cao Yupeng hit a stunning 147 as he breezed into the second round of the Dafabet Scottish Open in Glasgow.

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Pep Guardiola's Manchester City are sitting pretty

Manchester City charting a course towards biggest mid-season lead

Manchester City could be on course to hold the biggest mid-season lead in Premier League history.

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