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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.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema both scored twice for Real Madrid (Petros Karadjias/AP)

Doubles for Ronaldo and Benzema as Real Madrid hammer Apoel

Cristiano Ronaldo set another Champions League record as holders Real Madrid sealed their place in the knockout stages with a comprehensive victory against Apoel Nicosia.

Guido Pizarro celebrates his last-gasp equaliser for Sevilla (Miguel Morenatti/AP)

Liverpool surrender three-goal lead to draw at Sevilla

Liverpool conceded a three-goal half-time lead to throw away the chance of early Champions League qualification as Sevilla netted a 93rd-minute equaliser in Spain.

Joe Root

England captain Joe Root devising plan to upset Australia in first Ashes Test

Joe Root is plotting how England can “upset the apple cart” for Australia at the Gabba.

Yaya Toure featured as Manchester City beat Feyenoord in the Champions League

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure ignores praise after flying start

Yaya Toure claims Manchester City have taken no notice of all the praise coming their way during a flying start to the season.

Jermaine McGillvary

International rugby league to return to the north of England in 2018

England’s Test series against New Zealand in 2018 will be played along the M62 corridor.

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.

Tyson Fury posted a video of himself dancing during training (Nick Potts/PA)

Tyson Fury shows off his dance moves

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury showed off his dance moves during a training camp as he bids for a return to the boxing ring.

The Ashes

5 talking points ahead of the Ashes

The first Ashes Test at the Gabba starts at 12am UK time on Thursday.

Wigan's Ryan Colclough attended the birth of his second child after scoring two goals

Ryan Colclough bags Wigan double before dashing off in time for birth of his son

Wigan’s Ryan Colclough had a day to remember on Tuesday after scoring twice and then dashing to make the birth of his son.

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.

Sizing John winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March (David Davies/PA)

Gold Cup hero Sizing John a fan of Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran

The power of music has long been coveted by the sporting world as a means of inspiration and motivation.

Harry Cornick netted Luton's third against Carlisle

Luton climbed back to League Two summit after beating Carlisle

Luton returned to the top of the table on goal difference by beating Carlisle 3-0 in Sky Bet League Two.

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.

England head coach Wayne Bennett has been linked with the New Zealand post

England head coach Wayne Bennett coy on New Zealand link

England head coach Wayne Bennett has not ruled out returning to give New Zealand a helping hand following their World Cup nightmare.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith rates current bowling attack as “more nasty” than Mitchell Johnson

Australia captain Steve Smith believes he has an even nastier pace battery to unleash on England than the one Mitchell Johnson led to rip through them on their last tour.

Son Heung-min scores the winner for Tottenham (Martin Meissner/AP)

Son Heung-min nets winner as Tottenham beat Dortmund

Son Heung-min proved the scourge of Borussia Dortmund again as his late winner ensured Tottenham will go through top of the group to the Champions League last 16.

Jake Ball will play in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Ball wins battle for England fourth seamer slot ahead of Ashes opener

England have confirmed Jake Ball as their fourth seamer for the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

Michael Jacobs was on target for Wigan

Ryan Colclough bags brace as Wigan ease past Doncaster

Two goals from Ryan Colclough and another from Michael Jacobs gave Wigan Athletic a comfortable 3-0 Sky Bet League One victory over Doncaster Rovers at the DW Stadium.

Oumar Niasse  has been charged with simulation by the Football Association (Anthony Devlin/EMPICS Sport)

Everton to appeal against Oumar Niasse diving charge

Everton are to contest striker Oumar Niasse’s diving charge.

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