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‘City’s spending power too much for United’

30 December 2017, 09:03 Jose Mourinho says he is happy with the financial backing of the Manchester United board but fears it will be difficult for his club to challenge rivals Manchester City given their massive spending power. The United manager was expanding on comments he made following the 2-2 …

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LIVE: Fourth Ashes test, Day 4

by Jeffrey Modise 29 December 2017, 00:52 Welcome to our live coverage of day four of the fourth Ashes test between Australia and England from the MCG in Melbourne. Follow the links on this page to ensure you stay on top of the action. Live Scoring: Australia v England You …

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SA thrash Zim in day-night test

27 December 2017, 18:08 South Africa crushed Zimbabwe by an innings and 120 runs inside two days in their one-off day-night test at St George’s Park on Wednesday. Full Scorecard: South Africa v ZimbabweInteractive coverage Day 2 Forced to follow on after being bowled out for 68 in their first …

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Warner ton hands Australia solid start

26 December 2017, 09:20 David Warner posted a century after a no-ball reprieve and skipper Steve Smith was on track for four straight Boxing Day tons as Australia made a solid start to the fourth Ashes test against England on Tuesday. Live Scoring: Australia v England Warner received a massive …

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Mourinho slams ‘childish’ United

24 December 2017, 08:24 Jose Mourinho slammed his Manchester United stars after they conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw against 10-man Leicester that left them 13 points adrift of leaders Manchester City. United were already trailing in City’s wake, but Harry Maguire’s 94th-minute leveller at the King Power …

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Cricket enters new era with four-day test

23 December 2017, 16:02 Cricket will venture into new territory when South Africa tackle Zimbabwe in the first official four-day test match to be played at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth starting on Tuesday. It is an experiment, which will also be played with a pink ball as a …

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Conte wants January signings

21 December 2017, 17:58 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte said on Thursday he would welcome January reinforcements to help the club cope with their domestic and European commitments. The manager has often spoken of the difficulties of balancing the demands of the hectic fixture schedule with his small squad. “If there …

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Steyn eases back into business

20 December 2017, 20:09 Dale Steyn eased back into the longest format of the game on the opening day of the three-day tour match between Zimbabwe and the SA Invitation XI at Eurolux Boland Park on Wednesday. He slotted very easily back into a rhythm that belied the fact that …

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City, De Bruyne close to new deal

19 December 2017, 06:59 Premier League leaders Manchester City are close to agreeing a new long-term contract with Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, British media reported on Monday. The 26-year-old signed a six-year deal when he joined City from Vfl Wolfsburg for a club record £55 million in 2015 but …

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Barca extend Liga lead before Clasico

17 December 2017, 23:59 Barcelona opened up an 11-point La Liga lead over Real Madrid ahead of next weekend’s Clasico between the Spanish giants as Luis Suarez and Paulinho each scored twice in a 4-0 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday. Lionel Messi also saw a penalty saved and …

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