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Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Tuesday’s newspapers… DAILY MIRROR Rafael Benitez has held further discussions with Everton’s owners, to take an important step closer to the manager’s job. Steve Clarke admitted he will have to tighten Scotland’s COVID protocols after being left in “shock” by Billy Gilmour’s positive test. Dieter Reite, the mayor of
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Barrie McDermott Rugby League Expert & Columnist @RLBarrieMc10 Watch England take on the Combined Nations All Stars, live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena on Friday from 8pm Last Updated: 21/06/21 9:48pm Sam Tomkins looks set to start at full-back for England Barrie McDermott casts his eye over the big battles that
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England manager Gareth Southgate has dismissed questions over Harry Kane’s form, claiming his captain faces a “repetitive cycle” of criticism that he “inevitably” comes through. Kane has been substituted in England’s first two Euro 2020 group-stage fixtures, with the Spurs striker’s sub-par performances leading to Southgate facing questions over whether he would consider dropping him.
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Teddy Sheringham and Robbie Fowler sat down with Sky Sports News as part of a special Boys of ’96 series to relive their memories from that summer, including Paul Gascoigne’s miss against Germany and those penalty shootouts. In the series, reporter Mark McAdam is on a mission to speak to every member of the 22-man
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Quick Suzy is likely to head for the Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket next before heading out to Del Mar for the Breeders’ Cup. Bought by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners in a sale facilitated by bloodstock agent Joseph Burke, the daughter of Profitable is to stay with Gavin Cromwell for the rest of the year. Quick
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Tom Youngs swore at referee Ian Tempest after the Tigers suffered a 26-23 Premiership defeat to Bristol Bears earlier this month; the 34-year-old must complete a refereeing course and referee two community age-grade matches as part of his punishment By PA Media Last Updated: 21/06/21 1:12pm Tom Youngs’ rant came after Leicester’s contentious loss to
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Brodie Retallick is back in the All Blacks squad after his sabbatical while David Havili gets his first call up since 2019 Last Updated: 21/06/21 12:18pm Sam Whitelock to lead out the All Blacks against Fiji and Tonga Ian Foster has turned to Sam Whitelock to captain the All Blacks in place of the injured
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By Sky Sports Golf Last Updated: 21/06/21 12:05am 1:39 Mackenzie Hughes was the receiving end of an unfortunate break off the par-three 11th tee, as his ball bounced off the cart path into a tree! Mackenzie Hughes was the receiving end of an unfortunate break off the par-three 11th tee, as his ball bounced off
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Cometh the hour, cometh the man. There cannot be many better occasions to record your first triple-double. Timing, as they say, is everything. With Chris Paul missing Game 1 – he’s still in the NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols – it was up to Devin Booker to lead the Phoenix Suns in his first
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World No 4 Nelly Korda was pushed all the way by Ireland’s Leona Maguire before winning the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday; Korda’s two-shot victory sees her move top of the LPGA Tour’s season-long standings By Ali Stafford Last Updated: 20/06/21 11:52pm Nelly Korda claimed a two-shot victory at the Meijer LPGA Classic Nelly Korda
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Kevin Durant scored 48 points, the most ever in a Game 7, but it wasn’t enough as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets in overtime to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. Durant played all 53 minutes and scored 48 points, including a dizzying fadeaway jumper with one second remaining in regulation to force
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Rory McIlroy is firmly in contention at the US Open at Torrey Pines after a third-round 67; “It’s definitely the best that I’ve played this week. There was really only one loose shot, but apart from that, it’s one of the best rounds of golf I’ve played in a while” By Keith Jackson Last Updated:
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Manchester United have made an improved bid for Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho, which is believed to be worth more than £75m. The structure of the proposed bid would see United pay more up front with the rest in achievable add-ons. United’s initial proposal was believed to be £67m up front plus around £8m in
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Advantage Max Verstappen and Red Bull ahead of French GP qualifying? Verstappen finishes P3 with 0.7s lead over Valtteri Bottas, with Lewis Hamilton down in fifth; watch pole shootout at Paul Ricard at 2pm on Sky Sports F1 By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 19/06/21 1:05pm Max Verstappen finished French GP final practice with a whopping
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Cristiano Ronaldo may be known as a record goalscorer, but the Portuguese icon has also claimed another accolade ’ the first person to reach 300m Instagram followers. The 36-year-old is a long way clear of second-placed Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson on 246m, with Ariana Grande third (244m) on the list. Meanwhile, Ronaldo’s football rival, Barcelona
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The 149th Open takes place at Royal St George’s from July 15-18, having been postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic; Shane Lowry returns as defending champion after his victory at Royal Portrush in 2019 Last Updated: 19/06/21 11:49am Royal St George’s last hosted The Open in 2011 The Open will admit up to
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