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George North to leave Northampton and return to Wales on national dual contract

George North will return to Wales from Northampton next season – and a decision on his regional destination is said to be announced in the new year.

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Danielle Wyatt struck England's first T20 century (Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport)

Danni Wyatt hits century as record-breaking England end Ashes series on a high

England made the highest successful run chase in a Women’s T20 International to draw the Ashes series with Australia at 8-8.

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Arsene Wenger tips a fit Danny Welbeck for England spot at next year’s World Cup

Arsene Wenger believes Danny Welbeck will go to the World Cup with England if the Arsenal striker can remain fit in the coming months.

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Jose Izquierdo, right, earned Brighton a point against Stoke  (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Brighton hit back twice to share spoils with Stoke

Jose Izquierdo snatched a point for Brighton as they twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Stoke.

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Eddie Jones has to decide whether to play Chris Robshaw at openside flanker against Samoa (Nigel French/PA)

Chris Robshaw a candidate to fill in for Sam Underhill against Samoa

Chris Robshaw could make his first start at openside under Eddie Jones after Sam Underhill was ruled out of England’s Test against Samoa on Saturday.

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Alastair Cook has exchanged pleasantries with Australia's new chief 'sledger' Nathan Lyon (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Cook sees funny side of Lyon’s pre-Ashes sledging

Alastair Cook sees the funny side of Nathan Lyon’s pre-Ashes rant about the frightening challenge facing England this winter.

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David Warner is confident he will be fit to face England at the Gabba (Jason O'Brien/PA)

David Warner: Absent Ben Stokes has let England down

David Warner believes Ben Stokes has “let a lot of people down” and will need to earn back the respect of his team-mates if he does eventually make it on to their Ashes tour.

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Haye injury forces postponement of Bellew rematch (Adam Davy/PA)

Haye injury forces postponement of Bellew rematch

David Haye has been forced to postpone his rematch with Tony Bellew after tearing his biceps during training.

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Eden Hazard celebrates with his Chelsea team-mates after scoring the opener (Pavel Golovkin/AP/PA)

Chelsea hammer 10-man Qarabag to secure Champions League progress

Willian scored twice and was fouled for two penalties as Chelsea cruised into the Champions League knockout stages with a 4-0 win over 10-man Qarabag at the Olympic Stadium in Baku.

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Ryan Colclough scored twice at Wigan's DW Stadium before leaving to witness the birth of his child (Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport)

Colclough ‘overwhelmed’ after goals double and hospital dash for birth of son

Ryan Colclough said he was “overwhelmed” after scoring twice for Wigan on Tuesday night and then racing off the pitch to see the birth of his second son in hospital.

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The all-rounder will be sentenced on Friday after being convicted last week (Aaron Chown/PA Wire)

Shiv Thakor sacked by Derbyshire following conviction

Derbyshire have terminated the contract of Shiv Thakor after the all-rounder was found guilty of exposing himself to two women.

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Nathan Hughes is out of the England squad through injury (Paul Harding/PA)

Nathan Hughes drops out of England squad because of knee injury

Nathan Hughes has dropped out of the England squad for the autumn international with Samoa to undergo rehabilitation on a knee injury.

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has criticised Premier League scheduling (Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Antonio Conte questions fixtures as cause of Champions League struggles

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte thinks the schedulers of Premier League fixtures are hindering English clubs’ chances of winning the Champions League.

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Anthony Watson said England players would discuss donating part of their match fees to Samoa (Adam Davy/PA Wire)

England players decide not to give Samoa any of their match fee

England’s players have opted against giving a portion of their match fee to their Samoan counterparts ahead of Saturday’s clash at Twickenham.

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Harry Kane jokes he would score a hat-trick before childbirth dash

England forward Harry Kane joked he would probably have time to score all three goals and still make it to the hospital after Wigan’s Ryan Colclough claimed the ‘perfect hat-trick’ with the birth of his child on Tuesday night.

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Everton and Lyon players came together during their Europa League tie in October (Peter Byrne/PA)

UEFA fines Everton £26,600 following fan’s confrontation with Lyon goalkeeper

Everton have been fined £26,600 by UEFA after a fan hit out at Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes during their Europa League tie last month.

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Liverpool's Jordan Henderson (left) and Georginio Wijnaldum look dejected after the game (Nick Potts/EMPICS Sport)

Jordan Henderson: Liverpool players let themselves down in Seville

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits his team-mates let themselves down by throwing away a tangible victory at Sevilla to squander the chance of early Champions League progression.

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The friendly was taking place at Rhyl's Belle Vue Stadium (Martin Rickett/PA Archive)

Rhyl launch probe after brawling players force friendly to be abandoned

Rhyl FC have launched an investigation after a friendly with Leeds Under-23s was abandoned in the second half following a mass brawl.

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Robert Kubica will test for Williams after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Robert Kubica to test for Williams in Abu Dhabi ahead of possible F1 return

Robert Kubica will be given one final audition to stake his claim for a seat at Williams next year after it was confirmed he will test for the British team following this week’s final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

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Raheem Sterling nets a late winner for Manchester City (Dave Thompson/AP)

Manchester City leave it late as Raheem Sterling strike keeps winning run going

Raheem Sterling struck a late winner as Manchester City secured top spot in Champions League Group F with a 1-0 win over Feyenoord.

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