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Alvaro Morata makes Chelsea debut but Premier League champions lose to Bayern

Alvaro Morata helped set up a goal on his Chelsea debut but could not prevent a 3-2 friendly defeat against Bayern Munich in Singapore.

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Daniel Levy defends Tottenham’s lack of transfer activity

Daniel Levy defends Tottenham’s lack of transfer activity

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has defended his club’s lack of transfer activity and labelled the Premier League’s summer spending levels “unsustainable”.

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Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Liverpool insist Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho is not for sale at any price but the Daily Star reports that Barcelona are preparing an £80million bid. The Reds have already rejected a £72million offer from the Catalan giants, who do not appear keen to take no for an answer.

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Football fans warned to expect costly time in Norway

Northern Ireland football fans travelling for a crunch World Cup qualifier in Norway face paying £7 for a half of the local brew.

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Wigan and Hull to play first Super League game Down Under

Wigan and Hull to play first Super League game Down Under

Wigan and Hull will make history by taking a Super League game to Australia.

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Ulster and Ireland rugby stars to be prosecuted for rape

Two Ulster and Ireland rugby stars are to be prosecuted for rape.

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Roland-Jones to make England Test debut as Wood misses out with heel injury

Roland-Jones to make England Test debut as Wood misses out with heel injury

Toby Roland-Jones will make his England Test debut against South Africa at The Oval after Mark Wood was ruled out through injury.

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Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic holds talks with Fiorentina over move

Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic holds talks with Fiorentina over move

Lazar Markovic has been left out of Liverpool’s squad for friendlies in Germany after holding talks with Fiorentina.

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Jose Mourinho concerned over ‘dangerous’ transfer market

Jose Mourinho concerned over ‘dangerous’ transfer market

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has voiced his concern about the way clubs are “spending £30million, £40million, £50million in such an easy way.”

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Jose Mourinho looking for two more players but confident situation is in hand

Manchester United are still two signings short this summer, but Jose Mourinho is confident executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has the situation under control.

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SPFL has ‘no legal power’ to probe issues surrounding Rangers tax case

SPFL has ‘no legal power’ to probe issues surrounding Rangers tax case

The Scottish Professional Football League has declared it has “no legal power” to reopen disciplinary action surrounding the Rangers tax case.

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Castleford Tigers start Super 8s at home to St Helens

Castleford Tigers start Super 8s at home to St Helens

Betfred Super League leaders Castleford will get the Super 8s under way with a home game against St Helens on Thursday, August 3.

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Euros victory could be perfect way to bow out, admits Alex Scott

Euros victory could be perfect way to bow out, admits Alex Scott

England veteran Alex Scott has hinted she will retire from international football if the Lionesses triumph at the Women’s European Championship.

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Pique: Instagram post was ‘gut thing’ but I hope Neymar stays at Barcelona

Pique: Instagram post was ‘gut thing’ but I hope Neymar stays at Barcelona

Gerard Pique admits he does not know for sure whether Neymar will stay at Barcelona amid interest from Paris St Germain.

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Everton boss Ronald Koeman ‘100%’ expects Ross Barkley to leave

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed Ross Barkley is set to leave the club after telling the Dutchman he wants a new challenge.

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Hungarian Grand Prix – Talking Points

Hungarian Grand Prix – Talking Points

A rejuvenated Lewis Hamilton heads to Budapest for the Hungarian Grand Prix just one point behind his championship rival Sebastian Vettel.

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Adam Peaty surprised himself by cutting almost half a second off world record

Adam Peaty surprised even himself after improving his own 50 metres breaststroke world record by almost half a second in one day at the World Championships in Budapest on Tuesday.

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Novak Djokovic to miss rest of 2017 season with elbow problem

Novak Djokovic has announced he will miss the rest of the 2017 season to recover from an elbow injury.

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England head coach Danny Kerry heading home from South Africa after heart attack

England head coach Danny Kerry heading home from South Africa after heart attack

Great Britain’s Olympic gold medal-winning coach Danny Kerry will miss the defence of England’s European title next month as he recovers from a heart attack he suffered while with the team in South Africa.

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Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba will help fill leadership gap at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho will miss Wayne Rooney’s influence around Manchester United, but has no doubt the likes of Paul Pogba will step up to lead the club into an exciting new era.

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