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Premier League embracing 3-5-2
The World Cup has a long tradition of sparking innovation. The Miracle of Berne may have prevented Hungary lifting the trophy in 1954 but the Magnificent Magyars and their 3-2-3-2 discovered the way to outfox the WM formation.
Koeman: Schneiderlin staying
Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin will not be leaving the club, insists manager Ronald Koeman, despite the midfielder handing in a transfer request.
Wane delighted with response
Wigan coach Shaun Wane expressed his pride after the Warriors bounced back from a shock defeat with an eight-try demolition of Salford.
Friday at the Games
England’s diving star Tom Daley will go for gold alongside James Denny in the men’s synchronised 10 metre platform final on Friday.
Leishman leads at Firestone
Aussie Marc Leishman shot a superb six-under 64 to take the first-round lead at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
St Johnstone face Europa exit
St Johnstone are facing an early exit from the Europa League at the third qualifying round stage after they were beaten 2-1 by Spartak Trnava at McDiarmid Park.
Southampton ease past Brighton
Dusan Tadic, Steven Davis and James Ward-Prowse earned Southampton a 3-1 friendly win at Brighton on Thursday night.
Quintero link surprises agent
The agent of Porto's Juan Quintero has played down reports linking the Colombia star with an imminent move to Arsenal.
Warriors crush sorry Salford
Anthony Gelling scored his first Super League hat-trick as Wigan cruised to a 45-4 victory over Salford at the DW Stadium.
Europa struggles for Aberdeen
Aberdeen face an uphill task to stay in the Europa League after a 2-0 defeat by Real Sociedad in the first leg of their Europa League third qualifying round tie in San Sebastian.
Lyon and PSV among EL winners
Mohamed Yattara scored a brace as Lyon claimed a comfortable 4-1 victory over Mlada Boleslav in the first leg of their Europa League third qualifying round match in the Czech Republic.
Johnson out of Ryder Cup
American Dustin Johnson will not feature in the Ryder Cup after revealing he is to take a break from golf to seek "professional help for personal challenges".
Goodwood water ahead of Friday
Goodwood is set to be watered by officials after racing on Thursday following another dry day.
Tottenham agree Dier deal
Tottenham have agreed a deal to sign highly-rated defender Eric Dier from Sporting Lisbon.
Kohlschreiber's Kitzbuhel woe
Top seed Philipp Kohlschreiber was dumped out of the bet-at-home Cup Kitzbuhel after being beaten 6-3 7-5 by David Goffin in the second round.
Bruce rues Huddlestone miss
Steve Bruce was left stunned by Tom Huddlestone's miss in Hull's goalless Europa League qualifier away to AS Trencin.
Ireland's Dunne steps down
Republic of Ireland defender Richard Dunne has announced his retirement from international football.
Silver lining for Child
Home favourite Eilidh Child had to settle for a silver medal after losing out to Kaliese Spencer in the women's 400 metres hurdles at the Commonwealth Games.
Jenkinson joins West Ham
West Ham have signed defender Carl Jenkinson from Arsenal on a season-long loan.
Atleti chief rules out Prem trio
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has ruled out trying to sign Fernando Torres, Javier Hernandez or Santi Cazorla this summer.
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