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Rio Ferdinand has highlighted a series of mistakes which he believes David Moyes made during his dismal Manchester United tenure - starting with the banning of chips the night before matches. The QPR defender, who endured an unhappy return to Old Trafford on Sunday as his side were thrashed 4-0 by his former employers, has lifted the lid on what happened during Moyes' turbulent 10 months in charge.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says nearly 40 countries have agreed to contribute to a worldwide fight to defeat the militants before they gain more territory in Iraq and Syria. The extremist group earns more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts.
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won her first WTA title in more than 16 years as she stunned top seed Venus Williams to claim a straight-sets victory in the final of the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday. The 32-year-old Croatian saw off the challenge of the American former world number one 6-4 6-3 to claim the title, while also setting the record for the biggest gap between WTA titles since the one she won in Bol in 1998 - 16 years and four months previously.
Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata all got on the scoresheet as Van Gaal's team of Galacticos hammered Harry Redknapp's shell-shocked side 4-0 at Old Trafford. Van Gaal gave Radamel Falcao a second-half debut off the bench while Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo made their first starts in the red of United.
Costa struck a hat-trick - taking his tally to seven goals from four Premier League games - as Chelsea beat Swansea 4-2 on Saturday to extend their 100 per cent winning start to the season. Midfielder Fabregas, the former Arsenal captain signed from Barcelona, laid on two assists for Costa, who joined in a A 32million deal from Atletico Madrid after long being coveted by Mourinho.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he did not make a mistake resting Raheem Sterling in the defeat to Aston Villa but the teenager will be straight back in the starting line-up for their Champions League opener. Sterling has emerged as a key player for the Reds over the last 10 months but having played 180 minutes in England's two matches last week he was benched for the 1-0 loss to Aston Villa.
Sir Bradley Wiggins won the penultimate stage of the Tour of Britain as Holland's Dylan van Baarle clung to his overall lead ahead of the concluding criterium race in Westminster. Van Baarle had a 19-second advantage ahead of the first of two stages on the eighth and final day after soaring into the yellow jersey on Saturday's seventh stage to Brighton.
Rio Ferdinand, left, says he and his brother have never received an apology from John Terry, right, over the racism row Rio Ferdinand finds it "impossible to forgive" John Terry over his handling of the racism row involving his brother Anton but would still have been prepared to play alongside Terry for England if he had been given the chance. Ferdinand and Terry became estranged after the Blues skipper used racist language towards Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League match between QPR and Chelsea in November 2011.
Hull boss Steve Bruce has labelled reports linking him with the Newcastle manager's job as "disrespectful" to current incumbent Alan Pardew. The pressure cranked up a notch on the under-fire Magpies chief on Saturday as his team were humbled 4-0 by former club Southampton, prompting the 53-year-old to skip the post-match press conference at St Mary's.
Dylan Thompson threw for three touchdowns and No. 24 South Carolina's maligned defense stood strong on a fourth-quarter goal line stand to topple No.
The head of Louisiana State Police says a natural gas accident on an oil platform off the coast has killed one person and injured two others. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.
The pressure on Newcastle manager Alan Pardew ratcheted up a notch at former club Southampton, where Graziano Pelle inspired Ronald Koeman's new-look side to a dominant victory. A recent poll showed 85 per cent of supporters did not want the Magpies manager to stay, and those dissenting voices were given further ammo by a tepid performance at St Mary's.
Everton's Kevin Mirallas celebrates scoring his sides second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.
The 9-4 favourite had been a doubt for the race due to the ground, but the Derby runner-up was given a fine waiting ride by Andrea Atzeni to deliver both his and trainer Roger Varian's first British Classic. Just as Epsom third Romsdal moved to strike for Leger specialist John Gosden, Kingston Hill began his charge, and although he brushed past eventual third Snow Sky, he was a length and a quarter on top at the post.
Arsenal's Jack Wilshire scores his sides first goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates Arsenal's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.
Andrew Gale has the perfect remedy for mixed emotions over his 11th-hour ban from lifting Yorkshire's County Championship trophy - he will just have to lead them to the title again next year. Gale was controversially sidelined from the silverware presentation after his team sealed the title at Trent Bridge, at the behest of the England and Wales Cricket Board, as the disciplinary procedure continues after his spat with Lancashire batsman Ashwell Prince.
Danny Rose believes last weekend's results will give Oxford United a psychological edge as they visit fellow winless side Exeter City this afternoon. But Rose believes the U's, who fought back to draw 1-1 at Southend United a week ago, will go into the game with more confidence than City.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:12 am
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