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Burns in at six for Australia
Debutant Joe Burns will bat at number six and paceman Ryan Harris will return for Australia in the Boxing Day Test against India, captain Steve Smith said.
Matic: Quadruple is possible
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic insists the Blues can win the quadruple this season.
Stricker out for eight weeks
American star Steve Stricker will be out of action for at least eight weeks after undergoing surgery on his back.
Zola appointed Cagliari boss
Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola has been named as the new head coach of Serie A side Cagliari.
Bulls sign Lauaki from Manly
Bradford have signed former Hull and Wigan front-rower Epalahame Lauaki on a two-year contract.
Care targets World Cup spot
Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care admits losing the England No 9 shirt was a huge disappointment during the November internationals.
Christmas Day on Sky Sports
The sport doesn’t stop on Christmas Day with Sky Sports.
The Christmas Day kick-off
The hectic Christmas schedule may be a bone of contention for some managers but – as Sky Sports News’ Peter Stevenson reports – it was not so long ago that there were games on Christmas Day itself.
Brighton sack football ops chief
Brighton have removed head of football operations David Burke with immediate effect, following a meeting with club chairman Tony Bloom.
Khan pledges to help Peshawar
Boxer Amir Khan has landed in Pakistan to show his support to the victims of the Peshawar school shooting massacre
Selection poser for Koeman
Southampton youngster Harrison Reed has given manager Ronald Koeman a selection dilemma ahead of Friday's game against Crystal Palace.
Gordon vows to maintain focus
Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon insists he will not rest on his laurels after making his return to football this season.
Carlisle's wife thanks Burnley
Clarke Carlisle's wife has expressed her gratitude after Burnley announced there would be a minute's applause for her hospital-bound husband in their Boxing Day game against Liverpool at Turf Moor.
Sky Sports News' Richard Graves previews the weekend's NFC action and gives his predictions for the next round of games...
Irvine looking for spirit
West Brom manager Alan Irvine is hoping the Boxing Day visit of Manchester City will give his team a chance to put the disappointment of last weekend behind them.
City aiming for nine in a row
Manchester City's players have rediscovered the same high level of performance they exhibited in the run to the title last season, according to manager Manuel Pellegrini.
Rochdale coaches get new deals
Rochdale manager Keith Hill and assistant Chris Beech have both signed two-year contract extensions with the club.
Oxford Utd v Shrewsbury preview
Team news ahead of the League Two clash between Oxford United and Shrewsbury Town at the Kassam Stadium on Boxing Day.
Ospreys sign Cavubati
Ospreys have boosted their depleted forward ranks with the signing of Fiji international second row Tevita Cavubati until the end of the season.
Northampton v Bury preview
Team news ahead of the League Two clash between Northampton Town and Bury at Sixfields Stadium on Boxing Day.
- Premier League: Martin Skrtel's late header earns Liverpool 2-2 draw with Arsenal
- Premier League: 10-man Aston Villa hold on to end Manchester United winning run
- Liverpool and Arsenal's make-up is wrong and they are miles away from challenging for honours, says Gary Neville
- Premier League: Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool played better in 2-2 draw with Arsenal than in February's 5-1 win
- Brendan Rodgers has compared Raheem Sterling to Alexis Sanchez but Liverpool lack those Luis Suarez-like qualities