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Pochettino hits out at suggestions of a rift with Rose

Pochettino hits out at suggestions of a rift with Rose

MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE EMIRATES: Mauricio Pochettino has hit out at suggestions of a rift with Danny Rose, calling the stories 'opportunistic'.

Arsenal find their fire as defiant Mustafi sets the tone

Arsenal find their fire as defiant Mustafi sets the tone

MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE EMIRATES: The derby was done, but Shkodran Mustafi hadn't finished with his game face or the attitude that came with it. He bristled, he glowered, he was riled.

Steve Hansen urges Scotland to become a major force

Steve Hansen urges Scotland to become a major force

ROB ROBERTSON EXCLUSIVE: All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has thrown down the gauntlet to Scotland to show they can be among the best teams in world rugby.

Tottenham have to start thinking like a big club

Tottenham have to start thinking like a big club

JAMIE REDKNAPP: With Tottenham now trailing Pep Guardiola's side by 11 points in the title race, it is increasingly looking like a bad decision to sell Kyle Walker.

Flamengo players Rhodolfo and Vizeu fight each other

Flamengo players Rhodolfo and Vizeu fight each other

During Flamengo's clash against Corinthians on Sunday, Felipe Vizeu and Rhodolfo came to blows in the middle of the pitch, much to the astonishment of everyone else in the stadium.

Thiago Silva is trying to lure Philippe Coutinho to PSG

Thiago Silva is trying to lure Philippe Coutinho to PSG

The Ligue 1 giants know that Barca are Coutinho's preferred suitors but will still launch a bid to sign him. To counter that they have given club Thiago Silva a mission to try and lure him to PSG instead.

Chelsea star Alvaro Morata visits theme park with his wife

Chelsea star Alvaro Morata visits theme park with his wife

Chelsea team-mates Alvaro Morata and Davide Zappacosta treated themselves to a trip to London's Christmas theme park as they visited Winter Wonderland with their WAGs on Sunday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Man United comeback felt 'special'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Man United comeback felt 'special'

There was a collective roar around Old Trafford when the self-proclaimed king of the pride lion replaced Anthony Martial , making his first outing since suffering a knee injury in April.

Jordan Smith among 2017's European Tour overacheivers

Jordan Smith among 2017's European Tour overacheivers

Sportsmail's Derek Lawrenson has named three overachievers from the 2017 European Tour and three players who must head back to the drawing board after a year to forget.

Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal Down Under as good as 2017

Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal Down Under as good as 2017

MIKE DICKSON’S TENNIS AWARDS 2017: As Grigor Dimitrov was lifting the ATP World Tour Finals trophy, Sportsmail's Mike Dickson was dishing out his own set of end-of-year gongs...

Liverpool 'man' Mohamed Salah stronger than Chelsea 'kid'

Liverpool 'man' Mohamed Salah stronger than Chelsea 'kid'

MIKE KEEGAN AT ANFIELD: When Mohamed Salah's former club head to Liverpool on Saturday they will find their boy has grown up. 'He was a kid at Chelsea,' said Jurgen Klopp.

Grigor Dimitrov wins ATP Finals against David Goffin

Grigor Dimitrov wins ATP Finals against David Goffin

MIKE DICKSON AT THE O2 ARENA: The celebrity-studded crowd had accepted their invitations for the last match of the regular season doubtless expecting to see a Roger Federer coronation.

Marko Arnautovic suffers arm injury in Watford loss

Marko Arnautovic suffers arm injury in Watford loss

The winger went down under a challenge from Marvin Zeegelaar, who appeared to accidentally step on his arm during the second half at Vicarage Road.

West Ham must improve to avoid another toxic Moyes chapter

West Ham must improve to avoid another toxic Moyes chapter

ADAM CRAFTON AT VICARAGE ROAD: Moyes is determined to succeed at West Ham. He is a man seeking redemption. The Old Trafford scars remain and the reputational damage lingers.

Finn Russell to leave Glasgow at the end of the season

Finn Russell to leave Glasgow at the end of the season

The news was announced on Sunday evening by the PRO14 outfit and will see Russell depart after a five-year stint at Scotstoun. Russell has been linked with a move to French club Racing 92.

Ricky Ponting: I found it hard and Alastair Cook will too

Ricky Ponting: I found it hard and Alastair Cook will too

Cook, England's all-time leading run-scorer, goes into Thursday's opening Test at The Gabba with 147 caps and a batting average of 46.33, a dip from its zenith five years ago, of just over 50.

Referee should have acted after Andy Carroll's early elbow

Referee should have acted after Andy Carroll's early elbow

GRAHAM POLL: When you referee West Ham, Andy Carroll’s name jumps out of the team sheet as it’s handed to you an hour before kick-off. So you should act on an early leading arm.

Jonny Bairstow gives his Ashes rundown:

Jonny Bairstow gives his Ashes rundown:

JONNY BAIRSTOW'S ASHES RUNDOWN: Not long left to go now. The Ashes series is on the lips of every cricket fan and is being looked upon as one of the most fascinating tours in years.

Watford 2-0 West Ham: David Moyes loses first Hammers game

Watford 2-0 West Ham: David Moyes loses first Hammers game

MATT BARLOW AT VICARAGE ROAD: Welcome to West Ham, David Moyes, and the dubious thrill of another relegation battle with a poor team and devoid of confidence.

Gladstone Small on winning the Ashes in the 1986-87 series

Gladstone Small on winning the Ashes in the 1986-87 series

ASHES MEMORIES: Written off before a ball was bowled — one of the British press pack quipped that there were only three things wrong with England: 'Can't bat, can't bowl and can't field'

West Ham manager David Moyes calls for unity from fans

West Ham manager David Moyes calls for unity from fans

ADAM CRAFTON AT VICARAGE ROAD: David Moyes has pleaded with the West Ham support to get behind the club and called on his players to live up to their reputations after losing at Watford.

Tyson Fury's comeback hit-list: Joshua, Wilder and Co

Tyson Fury's comeback hit-list: Joshua, Wilder and Co

Fury is back in the gym ahead of a potential return to the sport and he has now revealed his 'comeback hit-list', with some surprising names featuring alongside the likes of Anthony Joshua.

Carbery can kick on to win Ireland No 10 shirt, says Conan

Carbery can kick on to win Ireland No 10 shirt, says Conan

Carbery’s two missed conversions almost cost Ireland on Saturday as Joe Schmidt’s men edged out Fiji 23-20 in Dublin. Ian Keatley came off the bench to slot two late penalties to seal the narrow win.

Gregor Townsend warns Scotland of Australia backlash

Gregor Townsend warns Scotland of Australia backlash

RORY KEANE AT MURRAYFIELD: Michael Cheika’s men suffered their fifth consecutive loss to England on Saturday with four second-half tries doing the damage for Eddie Jones' side at Twickenham.

Andy Murray is in no rush to find a new coach

Andy Murray is in no rush to find a new coach

Andy Murray has no immediate plans to replace departed coach Ivan Lendl, according to one of the key figures in his support team.

Priestland fears for Wales with All Blacks up next

Priestland fears for Wales with All Blacks up next

WILL KELLEHER AT THE PRINCIPALITY STADIUM: Rhys Priestland warned Wales they face a dark day against the All Blacks if they repeat their desperate showing against Georgia.

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The sky is the limit for England

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The sky is the limit for England

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England’s win over Australia was the result and performance they needed to boost confidence ahead of what could be one of the most competitive Six Nations ever.

Michael van Gerwen wins Grand Slam of Darts

Michael van Gerwen wins Grand Slam of Darts

Michael van Gerwen was crowned champion of the Grand Slam of Darts for a third consecutive year as the Dutchman defeated Peter Wright in Wolverhampton.

Eddie Jones backing Dylan Hartley to be World Cup skipper

Eddie Jones backing Dylan Hartley to be World Cup skipper

CHRIS FOY AT TWICKENHAM: Eddie Jones has given his strongest indication yet that Dylan Hartley could continue as England captain through to the World Cup in 2019.

CHRIS FOY's verdict on week two of autumn internationals

CHRIS FOY's verdict on week two of autumn internationals

CHRIS FOY'S VERDICT ON WEEK TWO: After another dramatic weekend of autumn internationals, Sportsmail's rugby correspondent gives his take on Georgia, France and more.

England were as ruthless as All Blacks against Australia

England were as ruthless as All Blacks against Australia

CHRIS FOY AT TWICKENHAM: Just imagine that performance had been delivered by New Zealand. There might be gripes about the score-line, but there would also be a stack of admiration.

Paul Pogba: The £89million showman who inspired Man Utd

Paul Pogba: The £89million showman who inspired Man Utd

IAN LADYMAN AT OLD TRAFFORD: So here it was, a throwback Manchester United performance with the handbrake off, just when Jose Mourinho needed it most.

Dribbling in football is a dying art

Dribbling in football is a dying art

CHRIS WADDLE: There’s never been a better time to be a dribbler. Look at old clips and see some of the pitches we played on, cut up with divots and frozen hard.

A shot in time: Cheque that shows riches changed the game

A shot in time: Cheque that shows riches changed the game

When Chelsea won the Premier League last season, their prize-money was £39million. It was part of an overall payment of £151m, including their share of domestic and foreign TV revenue.

League Two verdict: Nathan Jones working wonders at Luton

League Two verdict: Nathan Jones working wonders at Luton

After another busy weekend of League Two action, Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY reflects on the thrills and spills...

League One verdict: Shrewsbury's Stefan Payne is one fire

League One verdict: Shrewsbury's Stefan Payne is one fire

After another busy weekend of League One action, Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY reflects on the thrills and spills...

On the road: Why it's a happier Valley for Charlton fans

On the road: Why it's a happier Valley for Charlton fans

KIERAN GILL AT THE VALLEY: After past attempts to force Charlton’s owner out, The Valley has been something of a protest-free zone this season.

Matt Doherty marvels at John Ruddy

Matt Doherty marvels at John Ruddy

Ivan Cavaleiro’s opening goal against Reading after 16 minutes was superbly constructed and executed, a clever finish after a precise pass by Atletico Madrid loanee Diogo Jota.

Stead reveals Carragher was his toughest opponent

Stead reveals Carragher was his toughest opponent

Notts County and former Blackburn Rovers striker JON STEAD on putting Manchester United to the sword and how singing Michael Jackson songs tires him out...

Brentford's Neal Maupay misses open goal from seven yards

Brentford's Neal Maupay misses open goal from seven yards

ADAM SHERGOLD: With cameras recording every kick from every angle and social media ubiquitous, there’s no hiding place in the modern game. So spare a thought for Brentford’s Neal Maupay.

Leeds 2-1 Middlesbrough: Match report

Leeds 2-1 Middlesbrough: Match report

MIKE KEEGAN AT ELLAND ROAD: Hell hath no fury like an Elland Road scorned. It started before the teams had come out of the tunnel. ‘F*** Garry Monk,’ was the chant from the Leeds supporters.

Chris Coleman confirmed as Sunderland manager

Chris Coleman confirmed as Sunderland manager

Chris Coleman switched on the Christmas lights in Newport and hopes to have the same illuminating effect on Sunderland.

Chelsea defeat felt like the end for Tony Pulis

Chelsea defeat felt like the end for Tony Pulis

ADAM CRAFTON AT THE HAWTHORNS: As Cesc Fabregas floated over a set-piece on Saturday afternoon, West Brom’s defenders stood motionless along the six-yard box.

Howe backs Callum Wilson to earn England World Cup call up

Howe backs Callum Wilson to earn England World Cup call up

SAM CUNNINGHAM AT THE VITALITY STADIUM: As if Gareth Southgate didn’t have enough to consider already, Callum Wilson put himself back on the England radar with a hat-trick.

Club vs country is a challenge to keep check on stars

Club vs country is a challenge to keep check on stars

ALAN PARDEW: When a player leaves for international fixtures he's told to wear his fitness tracker so the club know how hard he has been working. Is he training? How much training?

Mesut Ozil needs to be challenged every week to reach peak

Mesut Ozil needs to be challenged every week to reach peak

THE BIG VERDICT ON THE NORTH LONDON DERBY: Arsenal's victory over North London rivals Tottenham on Saturday has provided plenty of talking points.

Paul Clement is man to save my old club, says Jack Cork

Paul Clement is man to save my old club, says Jack Cork

JACK GAUGHAN AT TURF MOOR: Paul Clement stopped Jack Cork in his tracks, graciously pulling him aside long after full-time for a quick congratulatory chat.

David Unsworth sees hopes of permanent Everton job dive

David Unsworth sees hopes of permanent Everton job dive

RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT SELHURST PARK: If nothing else, David Unsworth is a realist. He isn't the manager Everton's top brass want in charge of their salvage mission.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for November 20

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for November 20

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Monday's meetings at Leicester, Plumpton and Wolverhampton.

Joe Root needs big hundreds to inspire England

Joe Root needs big hundreds to inspire England

With the first Ashes Test starting at midnight on Wednesday at the Gabba, Sportsmail’s team of experts make their predictions for what promises to be a fascinating series

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